A lyrical text and evocative full-color illustrations celebrate the warmth, joys, and special feeling of home.
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Secure in her family, a little girl describes one happy day, introducing each detail with the phrase: ``I know a place where pillows are fluffed...and stray clothes picked up from the floor.'' In this cheerful place, food is nourishing, everyone is productively occupied (Mom makes muffins but also works at a computer while the baby plays beneath her), and there are lots of companionable moments (popping corn, reading together), all brought warmly to life in Ray's softly glowing art. As revealed on the last page, the place, of course, is home (``I know it by heart--by the number and by the street''). Specific enough to hold attention but universal in appeal; an effective tribute to home and family. (Picture book. 2-8) -- Copyright ©1992, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved.From School Library Journal:
PreSchool-Grade 2-- Home is the place evoked by morning rituals of breakfast and school bus, homework at the kitchen table, and popcorn in front of an old movie. The comforting details of daily routine form a picture of family life that will appeal to adults and children alike. Colored-pencil illustrations glow with the warm shades of light spilling from a window. From `` `Rise and shine, lazybones' '' to bedtime with a one-eyed bear, this is a look at an ideal family. Rylant's The Relatives Came (Bradbury, 1985) is a loving story of an extended family.
- Lucy Young Clem, Evansville-Vanderburgh County Public Library, IN
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Deborah Kogan Ray (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M0395539323
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0395539323
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110395539323