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Mama Seeton's Whistle

Written by Jerry Spinelli & illustrated by LeUyen Pham
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Goodreads Rating - 4.1 / 5.0
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Target Age
40
Pages
Picture
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Without even thinking about it,Mama Seeton puckered her lips and whistled.It was not a loud whistle.Or a fancy whistle. Just a simple two-note whistle. When Mama Seeton whistles, her children run home for chocolate cake, hugs, kisses, and shared memories. But as time passes, they travel farther and farther away from the familiar sound. Can mama’s whistle be heard all over the world, and bring her children home one more time? Newbery Award-winning author Jerry Spinelli’s sweet lyrical text and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham’s charming illustrations show the timeless love between a mother and her children.

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Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
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This is the sweetest book about a mother’s love for her children! I love the sweet text and that the tradition of whistling was passed down to her children. The illustrations are lovely, too!

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Who Wrote Mama Seeton's Whistle

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Jerry Spinelli

Jerry Spinelli is the author of more than thirty immensely popular books for young readers, including Eggs and Stargirl; the Newbery Honor Book Wringer; Maniac Magee, winner of more that fifteen state children’s book awards, in addition to the Newbery Award; and the picture book I Can Be Anything!
New York Times Bestseller LeUyen Pham has illustrated over sixty books, including Freckleface Strawberry and Big Sister, Little Sister.

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Who Illustrated Mama Seeton's Whistle

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LeUyen Pham

LeUyen Pham has illustrated more than fifty books, including board books, picture books, chapter books, and graphic novels. Her work has been recognized with numerous honors, including the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles Bronze Medal in the Children’s Book category, and Best Books of the Year lists in publications such as Kirkus Reviews, Horn Book Magazine, and Comic Book Resources. She is also a New York Times bestseller for Grace for President, written by Kelly DiPucchio; Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully, written by Julianne Moore; and Princess in Black, written by Shannon and Dean Hale. Born in Vietnam, LeUyen came to the United States at the end of the Vietnam War when she was only two. She studied illustration at The Art Center College of Design, and for a short period of time worked at DreamWorks Animation as a layout artist before turning to illustration full time. She lives with her husband (who is also an artist) and two sons in Los Angeles.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780316122177
Publication Date:
April 14, 2015
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2013037876
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0316122173
Accelerated Reader Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
174352
ATOS Book Level:
3.2
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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