When Mama Comes Home Tonight

When Mama Comes Home Tonight

By Eileen Spinelli; Jane Dyer (Illustrator)

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Hardcover, 9780689810657, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1998

Description

It can be hard waiting for Mama to come home, but once she's there it's the best time of the day. This soothing, rhythmic book celebrates the precious rituals a mother and child perform together as they wind down to bedtime. It shows that when you share them with someone you love, even the most simple activities can be playful, relaxing, and intimate.



About the Author
Eileen Spinelli is a poet and picture book author with a talent for lovable stories that tug at the heart. She is the author of more than forty books for children, including Heat Wave, When You Are Happy, I Know It s Autumn, Thanksgiving at the Tappletons, Sophie s Masterpiece, and Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch. Ms. Spinelli lives in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

JANE DYER has illustrated many well-loved picture books, including Move Over, Rover!, a Geisel Honor Bookwritten by Karen Beaumont;Oh My Baby, Little One, an ABA Pick of the Lists and Parent's Choice Recommended Book written by Kathi Appelt; and the bestselling classicTime for Bed by Mem Fox. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.