Did My Mother Do That?

By Sharon Holt
Illustrated by Brian Lovelock

A warm and wryly amusing bedtime story about the bond between mothers and their babies. New paperback edition.

Did your mother hatch you out of an egg? Or did she carry you about in her pocket? Maybe she fed you mice for dinner? No! Your mother didn’t do that!

  • A sweet story about the love between parents and children
  • Includes interesting facts about how adult animals care for their babies
  • The comforting, peaceful ending makes this a great bedtime book

About the author

Sharon Holt grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. Before becoming a full-time children's author, she worked as a teacher, a journalist and she also ran a second hand children's book shop. Your Mother Didn't Do That! is her first book for Walker Books.

About the illustrator

Brian Lovelock is a scientist and illustrator working in the power industry in New Zealand. He has painted all his life but has only recently ventured into the world of book illustration. His previous titles with Walker Books Australia include Your Mother Didn’t Do That! and Roadworks which won the Picture Book category in the 2009 New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults. In 2013, Brian was long-listed for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Award for his work on Demolition. In 2014, Flight of the Honey Bee won the LIANZA Russell Clark Illustration Award, was a Storylines Notable Book and was a finalist for the LIANZA Elsie Locke Non-Fiction Award and the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards.

ISBN: 9781921720604
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: April 1, 2012
Dimensions: 260 x 250mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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