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Honey Baby Sugar Child
Alice Faye Duncan, illustrations by Susan Keeter


A mother expresses her everlasting love for her child in this warm, poetic picture book.

I’m gone always be yo sweet Ma’Dear, and you gone always be my baby.

Alice Faye Duncan’s playful, affectionate text and Susan Keeter’s tender paintings will touch your heart and soul.


Alice Faye Duncan is the author of several books, including the classic NAACP Award–nominated board book, Honey Baby Sugar Child, and Just Like a Mama. Ms. Duncan is a school librarian in Memphis, Tennessee, and conducts writing workshops for parents and educators. Her latest picture book, Memphis, Martin and the Mountaintop, received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews.

[H]  Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers  /  January 01, 2005

0.6" H x 10.2" L x 8.0" W (0.75 lbs) 32 pages

For ages 3 to 6