Let's Go See Papa!
Publication Date: October 2011
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The little girl in this story likes Sundays best of all it’s the day her father calls. She hasn’t seen him for over a year because he works far away across the ocean in the United States. She writes in her notebook every day, keeping a record of everything that happens to share with him when she finally sees him again. And she thinks about the fun they used to have when he was home taking their dog Kika to the park and buying freshly baked bread together. Then one Sunday her father asks if she and her mother would like to join him, and she’s surprised by her mixed feelings. It means leaving her grandmother, her friends . . . and Kika behind.
This is a powerful story from a young child’s perspective about what it’s like to have an absent parent and to have to leave your home, country and those you love for a new life.
"readerswill admire the heroine’s stoicism and faith in the importance of having her family whole again." — Publisher's Weekly
"The feelings of missing a loved one are realistically conveyed and will resonate with children." School Library Journal
"Readers will enjoy deciphering the various visual elementsits themes are relevant to all children." Kirkus