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On Mother’s Lap

This is a story about family and love. A little Inuit boy discovers there's room for himself and his baby sister on their mother's lap. (This is also available in Spanish: "En las Piernas de Mamá.")
Age Groups: Babies, Little Kids, Toddlers
Skills: family, Feelings
Author: Written by Ann Herbert Scott and Illustrated by Glo Coalson

Discussion Questions

  • What are some things that Michael loves? What are some things that YOU love?
  • Notice Michael’s facial expressions throughout the story. How does he feel about Baby joining him on Mother’s lap? How does he feel when they are all rocking together?
  • Have you ever felt like Michael?