For her child She cries and cries thinking that her child is lost She sends down shooting starts to the arth when she cries A sea full of otters dives into ocean and brings all of the glowing stars up to the surface of the ocean to surround a child floating in the sea The stars illuminate the child and the Moon Mother finds her little moonletThe illustrations for this book are beautifully painted The otters are painted with such care and detail that the readers will immediately fall in love with their adorable faces The ocean and other background scenery are very simple so as not to draw attention away from the otters in the story This story is best suited for a one on one reading nvironment The story and illustrations are very simple and would be very soothing to be read as a bedtime story People need to relax and just imagine this is a folktale if they are having trouble understanding it You are trying too hard If that doesn t work just say a lot of otters ten times fast. Ully fused in this dreamlike tale that is just perfect for bedtimeToddlers are sure to delight in the mischievous antics of all those whiskery otters School Library Journal starred revie.
1 Berger BH 1997 A Lot of Otters New York Philomel Birth to 3 The Moon is looking for her child A boy is floating in a cardboard box Otters are swimming and reading a book Stars are floating in the bottom of the ocean In the world of the very young it is hard to tell when reality stops and the magic starts and that is the charm of A Lot of Otters It is an nchanting story about being found and being safe with Mother This is an unusual bookAs near as I can tell the The Taste of Night (Signs of the Zodiac, events that we see happening in the story are the same ones that are supposed to be going on in the book the little boy and otters read Don t think about it too hard you ll get a headacheInstead focus on the loving mother moon the fun filled otters the clear illustrationsThis book is just the perfect length incidentally for those let s rush through bedtime nights Confusingis the boy reading about himself This beautiful book makes me love it all over againven if I ve read it aloud for the 400th time Stunning ar. Mother Moon is looking for her child As she calls for him her tears turn into stars that fall into the sea and are rescued along with her little one by a lot of otters These playful anim.
T but a flat storyline A lovely fable like story about motherhood and babies with a cast of otters Richie s Picks A LOT OF OTTERS by Barbara Helen Berger Philomel 1997 32p ISBN 978 0 399 22910 7 And the course of a lifetime runsOver and over again Paul Simon Mother and Child Reunion 1972 Mother Moon was looking for her child Where is my moonlet Where is my little one She called and called She cried and cried With very tear that fell from her yesa star fell into the seaA lot of otters saw the stars fallThey This book wasn t what I xpected from the cover It reads like a lovely folktale about Mother Moon losing her child She cries tears that become stars Otters dive down to get the stars and use the stars to guide her to where her baby is in the ocean It s strange but sweet The otter reading the book confused me a little bit but the illustrations were so incredibly soft and adorable I didn t mind I mean a symbolic reading otter Too cute The Moon Mother is looking all over. Als cavort and rollick in the starlight until Mother Moon looks down and sees them and her child safe and sound Barbara Helen Berger's poetic words and luminous illustrations are beautif.
Barbara Helen Berger grew up loving to draw and paint She studied Art at the University of Washington in Seattle her home town where she earned a BFA degree in Painting During her five years of study she also went to Yale Summer School of Music & Art and to Tyler School of Art in Rome Italy In Italy she saw the art she had loved from childhood seen in her father's art books at homeFor te