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Mama Likes To Mambo

by (author) Helaine Becker

Fitzhenry and Whiteside
Initial publish date
Sep 2001
General, Beginner
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2001
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2


Everybody loves to dance, and Mama Likes to Mambo will have you out of your seat and boogying to its crazy beat in no time! This vibrant, hip, and very funny collection of poems will almost certainly make you laugh out loud The toe-tapping rhythms are perfect for chanting or dancing, while inspired rhymes roll off of the tongue like melted Popsicle juice

So turn the page and mambo with Mama, wriggle with Wiggy Wigden, and waltz with a whale or two Whatever happens, we promise that just like everyone else in this book, you'll have a ball!

About the author


Helaine Becker
est l'auteure de nombreux livres jeunesse primés. Elle a écrit plus de 80
livres, dont Raconte-moi les graphiques : L'histoire de William Playfair et
l'album illustré à succès Un porc-épic dans un sapin. Helaine
habite à Toronto, en Ontario.


HELAINE BECKER is the author of numerous of books of fiction and non-fiction for children, among them the best-selling A Porcupine in a Pine Tree and its sequel, Dashing Through the Snow: A Canadian Jingle Bells, The Haunted House That Jack Built and Little Jack Horner, Live from the Corner. Her books have won the Silver Birch Award and the CBA Libris Award and have been shortlisted for the Red Cedar, the Hackmatack and the Rocky Mountain awards. Helaine lives in Toronto with her family. Visit her at

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