Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 10/2/2018. New hardcover. in Brand New jacket. Later printing. Caldecott Honor Book.
A 2019 Caldecott Honor Book
Winner of the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award In this remarkable author-illustrator debut that's perfect for fans of Last Stop on Market Street and Extra Yarn, a generous woman is rewarded by her community.
Everyone in the neighborhood dreams of a taste of Omu's delicious stew One by one, they follow their noses toward the scrumptious scent. And
one by one, Omu offers a portion of her meal. Soon the pot is empty. Has she been so generous that she has nothing left for herself?
Debut author-illustrator Oge Mora brings to life a heartwarming story of sharing and community in colorful cut-paper designs as luscious as Omu's stew, with an extra serving of love. An author's note explains that "Omu" (pronounced AH-moo) means "queen" in the Igbo language of her parents, but growing up, she used it to mean "Grandma." This book was inspired by the strong female role models in Oge Mora's life.
Title: THANK YOU, OMU!
Categories: Caldecott Honor Books, Picture Bks, Caldecott,
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers: 2018
ISBN Number: 0316431249
ISBN Number 13: 9780316431248
Jacket Condition: in Brand New jacket.
lbs: 1.12 lbs
Seller ID: 9780316431248N