Quiero a mi Mama Porque.../ I Love My Mommy Because...
Laurel Porter-Gaylord. Dutton Children's Books, $6.99 (20pp) ISBN 978-0-525-47248-3
Another pair of board books is also offered in English and Spanish-English editions: I Love My Mommy Because... (Quiero a mi mama porque...) and I Love My Daddy Because... (Quiero a mi papa porque...) by Laurel Porter-Gaylord, illus. by Ashley Wolff. Children may well identify with the baby animals pictured, all of whom love their parents for all that they do for their children, whether it be a daddy emperor penguin that ""keeps me safe and warm"" or a mother panda that ""gives me great big hugs.""
Reviewed on: 03/29/2004