Sugar Pie Lullaby: The Soul of Motown in a Song of Love (Hardcover)
Celebrate family love with this heartwarming and soulful bedtime book perfect for toddlers 1-3!
Shoo-be-do-wop along with your little one as you introduce them to the legendary music of the Motown era. Heartfelt text and whimsical illustrations will touch the hearts of sentimental parents and grandparents and will ensure little ones enjoy a jazzy drift off to dreamland. Sugar Pie Lullaby also includes delightful facts so that kids and caregivers can learn more about Motown legends together!
Little bitty precious one,
I was born to love you.
What else is there to do?
You are the sunshine of my life.
Morning, noon and night
All I do is thank God for you.
About the Author
Poet and author Carole Boston Weatherford earned a BA from American University, an MA from the University of Baltimore, and an MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has written more than 40 books and has earned many awards including the NAACP Image Award, a Coretta Scott King Award, and a Caldecott. She often writes about African American history, families and traditions, and jazz. Weatherford is the winner of a Ragan-Rubin Award for Literary Achievement from the North Carolina English Teachers Association and the North Carolina Award for Literature. She lives in North Carolina and teaches at Fayetteville State University.
"Music by Marvin Gaye, the Temptations, Stevie Wonder, and others rhythmically moves the book forward [and] amplifies the text’s lyrical and loving message" — Kirkus Reviews
"From tummy time and bath time to reading stories and snuggling, there are countless moments portrayed that will resonate with readers, young and old... a sweet offering for tots" — Booklist