Hey Mum, I Love You

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The Hollywood saying might be “never work with kids or animals”, but when it comes to books for toddlers, words and pictures about baby animals are a winner.

Just in time for Mother’s Day, comes the delightful  Hey Mum, I Love You by Corinne Fenton.

The book is a simple celebration of animal mothers and babies accompanied by large, clear photographs and sweet text that captures the extent of love –

“I love you more than the longest leap, the wobbliest shuffle, or the loudest laugh.”

Kids will find humour in the photographs – giraffes ‘smooching’, a baby tortoise balancing on its mother’s shell and prickly hedgehogs having a cuddle. I suspect mums will like making this little story about the length and breadth of love, a bedtime reading ritual.

Hey Mum, I Love You is suitable for children aged one year and over. It’s available in all good book shops or online at Fishpond and makes a great addition to Hey Baby!, Fenton’s previously released board book for babies. Hey Baby! is also available from Fishpond.

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Katrina Whelen

Katrina studied planning and design, did the hard yards working in a big office building and then traded it all in for a relaxing (!) life at home with four children. She now fills her time with writing, completing a degree in genetics and taxiing her children around Melbourne to their various sporting commitments (not necessarily in that order).

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