Monday, February 19, 2018

"Hooray for Mommy" - a bookwrap


"Hooray for Mommy"

Authored by Beatrice Masini
Illustrated by Guilia Zaffaroni

Adorable illustrations for you to enjoy 

About the book

What's better than hanging out with your friends?  Why hanging out with your mommy right?

This delightful tale is told through the eyes of a little girl who has a very strong bond of love for her amazing mommy.  She is excited to share her feelings to her readers.

Her mommy, although not perfect, spends quality time with her daughter and they have such fun adventures together.   Even though both have busy days they find time to shop for clothes and groceries, play dress-up, relax and read their favourite book, enjoy the rain showers sans an umbrella,  muck around in mommy's makeup, play games at the park and enjoy creative activities such as painting together, just to name a few.

The book is a celebration of their time spent together.  The little girl is aware of her mother's imperfections and laying those aside she still desires to be a mommy-clone when she grows up.  Now that's quite a compliment isn't it? 

Having had a wonderful relationship with my own mom I could certainly agree with the little girl.  Mom's everywhere should be held up in very high esteem and emulated as the torch of motherhood is passed on.  

The illustrations are vibrant, colourful, full of action and emotion. They are kid-friendly and enrich the text greatly.  The author has added an interactive section at the end of the book that kids will love.  

Part of the "Hooray for Family" series, this book was originally published in Italy. Featuring charming insights about Mommies, Daddies, Grandmas and Grandpas, each of the "Hooray for Family" books celebrates families in a delightful way.  Highly recommended for very young readers by Storywraps. 

Storywraps Rating - 5 +++ Hugs!!!!!

About the author

Beatrice Masini was born in Milan. She is a well-known and successful writer of books for children and teens, translated into over 20 languages, from Finnish to Thai. She works as an editor in an Italian publishing group and has translated books such as the Harry Potter saga by J. K. Rowling. In 2004 she received the prestigious Andersen Prize as best children's author of the year. " " " "Oonagh Stransky was born in Paris in 1967 and currently lives in Tuscany. She has translated fiction, poetry and essays for both British and American publishers. The Watercolourist is the second novel that she has team-translated with her daughter, Clarissa Ghelli. Clarissa Ghelli was born in Italy in 1990, attended college in Rome, and is currently doing graduate work in Art Education at Teacher's College, Columbia University, in New York City.

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