Up!

Up!

How Families Around the World Carry Their Little Ones

Book - 2017
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Around the world, little ones are carried in many different ways: in slings, on shoulders, in backpacks, on hips, in baskets, and in loving arms. Up! depicts ten places around the world, from Afghanistan to northern Canada, Peru to West Africa. In each place, a mom, dad, grandparent, aunt, uncle, cousin, or sibling lovingly carries a baby.

With various family configurations and settings ranging from a busy outdoor market to a high-rise apartment kitchen, the book wholeheartedly celebrates diversity. Gorgeous cut-paper collage art adds warmth and brightness, and brings the lyrical text to life. Repetition of the phrase "Upsy-daisy" on each spread lends familiarity, and reminds readers that love for a little one is a universal feeling.
Publisher: Toronto : Owlkids Books, ©2017.
ISBN: 9781771471763
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,colour illustrations ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Barron, Ashley - Illustrator

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