Item description for Just Like Mama by Beverly Lewis & Cheri Bladholm...
Overview Susie Mae wants to be just like her mama, so she follows her around all day trying to do all the chores mama does on their Amish farm.
Publishers Description Nine-year-old Susie Mae wants nothing more than to be "just like" her own lovely and accomplished mama. One day she sets out to prove to her family and herself that she is ready to do just that. From taking on the morning milking to egg gathering and berry picking, Susie Mae tackles all of Mama's daily tasks with gently amusing and genuinely touching results. A wonderful book that mothers and daughters of all ages can enjoy, Just Like Mama ultimately encourages everyone to be "just like Jesus."
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Studio: Bethany House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.7" Width: 11.26" Height: 0.45" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2002
Publisher BETHANY HOUSE PUBLISHERS #7
ISBN 0764225073 ISBN13 9780764225079
Availability 0 units.
More About Beverly Lewis & Cheri Bladholm
Beverly Lewis was born in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country. She fondly recalls her growing-up years, and due to a keen interest in her mother's Plain family heritage, many of Beverly's books are set in Lancaster County. A former schoolteacher, Bev is a member of The National League of American Pen Womenthe Pikes Peak Branchand the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Her bestselling books are among the C.S. Lewis Noteworthy List Books, and both The Postcard and Annika's Secret Wish have received Silver Angel Awards. Bev and her husband have three children and make their home in Colorado.
Beverly Lewis currently resides in the state of Colorado. Beverly Lewis was born in 1949.
Reviews - What do customers think about Just Like Mama?
Introducing Life in an Amish Family Apr 9, 2003
This beautifully written and illustrated book introduces life for an Amish family through the eyes of little Susie Mae. Watching her mother, Susie Mae decides since she looks like her mother she will also act like her mother. Her actions in some cases bring unexpected results. How her mother reacts teaches Susie Mae how to behave under similar circumstances. The closing message is, "Let's be more like the Lord Jesus . . . together."
An engaging, strongly recommended, "read-aloud tale" Jan 11, 2003
Just Like Mama is a wonderfully written picture book story by Beverly Lewis about Susie Mae, a young Amish girl who wants to be just like her mother - so she accepts the challenge to keep up with everything her mother does all day, from morning milking and egg gathering to berry picking and cooking for the whole family. Illustrated with rich, full textured and memorably colorful artwork by Cheri Bladholm, Just Like Mama is an engaging, strongly recommended, "read-aloud tale" for mothers and daughters, a true celebration of the rewards of traditional farm life.