I Would Tuck You in by Sarah Asper-Smith, Mitchell Watley


I Would Tuck You in by Sarah Asper-Smith, Mitchell Watley

This is a charmingly illustrated picturebook featuring a variety of animals showing their babies, in ways specific to each animal, that they love them for who they are. It includes facts about each animal or its habitat. It is suitable for children aged 3 to 6 years old.


This is a sweet sharing book that is as warm as a bear hug. Puget Sound Council for the Review of Children's Media .. .a thin but delightful book for children ages 3 to 7 about the caring relationship of mothers toward their offspring in the northern wilderness. The small factoids are fun too. The Herald

The book is a fine balance of playful and endearing. It's concise while still being educational. And for a four-year-old with the attention span of a gnat, it has it all: bright illustrations that are life-like, instead of cartoonish; enough variety to stave off boredom and no wording that is so long the wiggles set in. From page one, the book introduces readers to the wildlife of our northern region. There are snowshoe hares, bowhead and humpback whales, brown bears, caribou, little brown bats, boreal owls and arctic terns, just to name a few. Each animal is highlighted with a

About the Author

Sarah Asper-Smith is an artist and designer. She finds much of her inspiration in the beauty that surrounds her. When Mitchell Watley is not collaborating with his wife, Sarah, on an artistic project or a delicious meal, he can often be found painting in his studio. This is their first children's book together.

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32 pages


Sarah Asper-Smith, Mitchell Watley
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Publication date

22nd August 2013



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