I Sang You Down from the Stars
I Sang You Down from the Stars

I Sang You Down from the Stars

Written by Tasha Spillett-Sumner & illustrated by Michaela Goade
4 - 8
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Apr 6, 2021
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This unique baby book sings with Native cultural detail, while striking a universal chord in its celebration of the blossoming of love that comes with expecting and welcoming a new baby–with art by New York Times bestselling illustrator and Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade As she waits for the arrival of her new baby, a mother-to-be gathers gifts to create a sacred bundle. A white feather, cedar and sage, a stone from the river . . . Each addition to the bundle will offer the new baby strength and connection to tradition, family, and community. As they grow together, mother and baby will each have gifts to offer each other. Tasha Spillett-Sumner and Michaela Goade, two Indigenous creators, bring beautiful words and luminous art together in a resonant celebration of the bond between mother and child.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    April 6, 2021
    Little, Brown and Company
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)

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