When Mommy's Home with Me by Alison Moulton & illustrated by Kinsey Beckett -- Book Tour Review
About the Book
With rollicking rhymes and fanciful images, this adorable picture book celebrates the special relationship between mothers and their children. Filled with stories of all kinds of mommies-like pilots and artists and scientists-this book shows how modern mothers still treasure that precious time spent together at home. A perfect book for moms and kids to enjoy this Mother’s Day or any time of the year!
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About the Author and Illustrator
Alison Benson Moulton has run the early literacy program for babies at Caldwell Public Library for five years. She brings arts to her community as the executive director of Caldwell Fine Arts, where she manages a performing arts series and educational outreach programs. After graduating magna cum laude from Brigham Young University in Family Science with a minor in English, Alison was a child abuse prevention specialist and grant writer, for the Family Support and Treatment Center in Orem, Utah. After moving to the Navajo Reservation, she was an adjunct instructor at Dine College. Another move brought her to Florida, where she worked at Girls and Boys Town as a foster parent to 20 teenage girls. Since settling in Idaho, she has written songs for two albums for the New York Times Bestselling author, Marla Cilley (The FlyLady) and two albums for country singer Eric Dodge. For two years, she was a guest blogger for a weekly family life post on the popular blog athriftymom.com.
Kinsey Beckett received a BFA in illustration from Brigham Young University. While at BYU, she took a variety of design classes and interned at the Chiodo Bros, an animation studio in Burbank, California. Kinsey works in traditional media, such as acrylic paints, but also is proficient at graphic design and stop-motion animation. Her professional work includes an animated short for Glenn Beck’s national TV show, and illustrations for clients such as Protection 1, Brite Energy, and LinkedIn.
Author Alison Moulton and illustrator Kinsey Beckett have come together and created a beautiful book for children. This story celebrates the relationships that mom’s have with their precious children. The basic, fun and engaging story, as well as the brilliant and brightly colored pages will capture the attention of preschool and elementary children from page one. The lovely pictures create the perfect complement to the story too.
Genre: children’s, picture book
Publisher: Sweetwater Books a division of Cedar Fort Publications
Publication date: March 1, 2017
Number of pages: 32
Category: Preschool +
Content Rating: G
Book Rating: 5 stars
A review copy of this novel was provided by Cedar Fort. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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