Spring 2021

A Mother Is a House

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Kindergarten   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

A mother is a nest, a mirror, a moon. The baby sees their mother in every aspect of their day. As the pages go by, the child grows. The mother who was a refuge becomes a road, a story, and a show. On the final page, the child is ready to take their first steps.

This unique story looks through the baby’s eyes for an unexpected and affecting picture of parents and home—shown through bright, contemporary illustrations and special inks.

Format Your Price
Interest Level Preschool - Kindergarten
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction
Copyright 2021
Publisher Gecko Press
Imprint Gecko Press
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2021-04-06
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV013060, JUV039090, JUV013040
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 6.75 x 9.25
Lexile 410
Features Original artwork and Reviewed


Kirkus Reviews

" What’s most striking about the book . . . is its use of intense neon colors both for details and large swaths of the illustrations and for the text itself."—Kirkus Reviews

Author, Illustrator: Aurore Petit

Aurore Petit graduated from the School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg and now lives in Paris. She publishes children's books, illustrates for magazines, and designs for the stage.