Featured books by Barbara Lavallee

Books illustrated by Barbara Lavallee

Grandma Calls Me Beautiful

Grandma Calls Me Beautiful

By: Barbara M. Joosse
Illustrated by: Barbara Lavallee
Age Level: 0-3
Reading Level: Pre-Reader
Genre: Fiction

Grandparents and grandchildren share something special everywhere. Here the universal story of a grandmother and her granddaughter is made unique as it reflects their Hawaiian life and style.

Mama, Do You Love Me?

Mama, Do You Love Me?

By: Barbara M. Joosse
Illustrated by: Barbara Lavallee
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Fiction

This story of an Inuit child testing the limits of her independence, and a mother who reassuringly proves that a parents love is unconditional and everlasting. Beautiful illustrations of Alaska and the characters convey the cultural richness of this timeless story.

This Place Is Cold

This Place Is Cold

By: Vicki Cobb
Illustrated by: Barbara Lavallee
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Illustrations evoke the frozen north while the text invites readers to feel more the cold of Alaska. How the weather impacts people and animals is explained in a conversational tone as is the impact of climate change. A comparable exploration, This Place Is Wet (Walker; 0802734006), will be available in May 2013.

Uno, Dos, Tres:  One, Two, Three

Uno, Dos, Tres: One, Two, Three

By: Pat Mora
Illustrated by: Barbara Lavallee
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Two girls go to a Mexican market to prepare for the celebration of their mother's birthday. As they gather what they need from one to ten, their excitement mounts. The rhyming, bilingual text combines with colorful, highly stylized illustrations to present a treat for eyes and ears.

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