This deceptively simple, excitingly illustrated board book is based on a telling theme - that baby animals are known by names quite different from their parents (cow and calf, goat and kid). The text is perfectly targeted to the youngest children, who will thoroughly enjoy lifting the flaps and matching the baby animals to their mothers. The sumptuously colorful illustrations are sure to catch the rapt attention of the smallest child
About the Author
Harriet Ziefert is a well-known author who has written over one hundred books for children. When she is not writing, she commutes between her homes in Lincoln, Massachusetts and Maplewood, New Jersey.
Simms Taback received the 2000 Caldecott Medal for Joseph had a Little Overcoat. In 1998, he was awarded a Caldecott Honor for There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, which he created with Harriet Ziefert. He lives in Ventura County, CA.