In honor of Charlotte Zolotow's birthday I thought I would recommend one of my favorite books of hers. It was actually very hard to do as I have always loved her books. This one holds a very special meaning to me.
The Quiet Lady by Charlotte Zolotow and illustrated by Anita Lobel was always a favorite book to me because it reminded me of my Mom. Part of that are the beautiful illustrations by Anita Lobel but mostly because I could relate to the story by Ms Zolotow. When I was little girl I loved to listen to my Mother's stories of her childhood. I loved looking at photos of her as a baby and thinking she was so cute. I also loved to hear her stories about growing up with her sisters in Brooklyn. This is a great book for Mom's to read with their children. It would make a wonderful new baby gift or a first Mother's Day gift too.
Happy Birthday Charlotte Zolotow!