Tending and Tenderness: Before You Were Here, Mi Amor

Wednesday, March 25, 2009.

Before You Were Here, Mi AmorAuthor: Samantha Vamos (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Santiago Cohen (on JOMB)
Published: 2009 Viking (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0670063010

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Generously speckled with spanish phrases and illustrated in homey hot oranges, pinks and golds, this intimate account of a family’s industrious wait for a new baby radiates pure joy.

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Comment by Samantha R. Vamos

April 6, 2009 @ 12:34 pm

This review was an absolute treat for me. I know that Santiago Cohen, the wonderful illustrator of my book, was also delighted to hear it. Thank you – we’re so appreciative. Your comment about the pronunciation guide is helpful – I’m going to work on that. I have included pronunciation in my second book (“The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirred” (Charlesbridge, Fall 2010)). I wanted to give you a peek at our book trailer. http://tinyurl.com/beforeyouwerehere
All best, Samantha

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