As the seasons turn, Maisie rides her bull in and out of Dada’s tall tales. Her Mama wears linen and plays the viola. Her Dada wears kente cloth and plays the marimba.They come from different places, but they hug her in the same way. And most of all, they love her just the same. A joyful celebration of a mixed-race family and the love that binds us all together.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Fiction, Picture Books|
|Category||Diverse Books: Celebrating Differences , Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diversity|
|Number of Pages||32|
“[A] comforting portrait of an all-embracing and loving family . . .”—Publishers Weekly
“A quiet, positive story that opens a window into what it can look and feel like to grow up in a biracial, multinational family . . .”—starred, Kirkus Reviews
Author: Samuel Narh
Samuel Narh was born and raised in Ghana. He loves to paint stories with words. Maisie's Scrapbook was inspired by his young family. He lives in Ohio with his wife, Freda, and daughter, Merrit.
Illustrator: Jo Loring-Fisher
Jo Loring-Fisher is an artist, illustrator, and storyteller based in the United Kingdom. She holds an MA in Children's Book Illustration from the Cambridge School of Art.