It was that. Gorgeous, intricate illustrations paired with a lovely story make for another future classic. This was just lovely from start to finish. It's a simple story with a familiar theme, but it still feels exceptional. And the story, UGH, the story! I adore this illustrator. Today is Saturday! Welcome back. With a collage-esque illustration style, Mora shows that Saturdays are as much of a construction as we can make them, that even when the pieces don't seem to go together, it can still be beautiful and fun! Ultimately, they’re faced with the understanding that Saturdays are special primarily because they get to spend them together. Saturdays are filled with fun activities the mother-daughter duo partake in together: story time at the library, visits to the salon, and picnics in the park. This book. Oge Mora’s Saturday reminds kids and adults alike that when things don’t go as perfectly as planned, you can take a deep breath and make things special anyway. Saturday is everything a picture book should be. This is one for any kid with a beloved, hard-working mom! The cover art and colors within Saturday are so joyous and bubbly. They have a schedule of fun things they usually do and this week will be even better because they have tickets for a one-time-only puppet show. Today would be splendid. And friends? Today will be special. By Oge MoraLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2019. Absolute perfection. But when the plans fall through is it what they do or who they do it with that counts? I like this new book written by Oge Mora, who also wrote the award-winning "Thank you, Omu!". It's like, the updated version of McKissack's Ma Dear's Aprons in which there's only one day a week for mother and child to really spend time together without the interference of work. This book. Storytime at the library is canceled, their hairdos are ruined by a car splash, the park is too loud, and they miss the puppet theatre they were so excited to attend. The bonding between the mother and the daughter is so strong that even a series of "unfortunate" events won't affect it. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and invites you to visit her website at www.ogemora.com. One Saturday everything does not go as planned and they have to make things work. Saturday is everything a picture book should be. It's like, the updated version of McKissack's Ma Dear's Aprons in which there's only one day a week for mother and child to really spend time together without the interference of work. The cover art and colors within Saturday are so joyous and bubbly. Saturday is outstanding. I love the relatable mom who has her own disappointments...this is not the mom protecting kid from the world narrative but m. This was just lovely from start to finish. SAturday. Mora returns with her brilliant illustrations and heartfelt story. Storytime at the library is canceled, their hairdos are ruined by a car splash, the park is too loud, and they miss the puppet theatre they were so excited to attend. Today would be special. Her illustration work is also featured in Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World by Susan Hood. I love the relatable mom who has her own disappointments...this is not the mom protecting kid from the world narrative but mom and kid as team and it was just beautiful. Oge Mora graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in illustration. This is good, probably better than Thank You, Omu - for me at least. I remember writing in my review for Mora’s first illustrated story that I was looking forward to seeing more of her work. Ultimately, they’re faced with the understanding that Saturdays are special primarily because th. It’s the best day of the week because mother doesn’t go to work. Because today we’re reading Oge Mora’s Saturday! But this Saturday, one thing after another goes wrong--ruining storytime, salon time, picnic time, and the puppet show they'd been looking forward to going to all week. It's cool to see a book that portrays a seriously hardworking mother. by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. In this heartfelt and universal story, a mother and daughter look forward to their special Saturday routine together every single week. Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) does not discriminate on the basis of not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, gender (including gender identity or But sometimes, the best plans don’t work out exactly the way you expect ... Author-artist Oge Mora’s highly anticipated follow up to Caldecott Honor Thank You, Omu! I absolutely loved that it included women of color, a working mom, strategies for staying cool when you get upset, and ultimately, a daughter who loves her mom so much that nothing could ruin their day! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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