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When Mommy and Daddy Go to Work

Joanna Cole, Maxie Chambliss (Illustrator)


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While Mommy and Daddy are busy at work, I'm busy having fun at day care.

Day care is fun, even though saying good-bye to Mommy and Daddy before work might not be. In this reassuring guide for young children, noted author Joanna Cole shows that, although parents may go to work, they always come back at the end of the day. A helpful Note to Parents is included.

Acclaimed for her Magic School Bus series, Joanna Cole is also the author of the popular I'm a Big Sister, I'm a Big Brother, My Big Boy Potty, and My Big Girl Potty, all illustrated by Maxie Chambliss.

Praise For When Mommy and Daddy Go to Work

“The simplicity and sensitivity of the writing is well matched by Chambliss' line and watercolor wash illustrations. ” — ALA Booklist

“The delicately toned illustrations complement this soothing story that is good for one-on-one reading. ” — School Library Journal

HarperCollins, 9780688170448, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 7, 2001

About the Author

Joanna Cole is the author of the popular Magic School Bus series, I'm a Big Brother, I'm a Big Sister, and many other award-winning books. In Asking About Sex & Growing Up, she provides a reassuring blend of practical guidance and scientific fact for the audience that needs it most.

Maxie Chambliss has illustrated several of Joanna Cole's books, including My Big Girl Potty, My Big Boy Potty, I'm a Big Sister, and I'm a Big Brother.