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Mama's Work Shoes

Caron Levis, Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Illustrator)

Hardcover

List Price: 16.99*
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Praise For Mama's Work Shoes

"Levis' concept of associating specific shoes with specific bonding activities is charming... Dynamic and colorful."

— Kirkus Reviews

"A clever approach to the common experience of separation anxiety."

— Booklist

Harry N. Abrams, 9781419725548, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 3, 2019



About the Author

Caron Levis has an LMSW from Hunter College and an MFA in creative writing for children and young adults from The New School, where she now teaches and advises. She is the author of a number of picture books, including Ida, Always; Stop That Yawn!; and Mama’s Work Shoes. Charles Santoso has illustrated several picture books, including I Don’t Like Koala and The Snurtch by Sean Ferrell; Ida, Always by Caron Levis; and the Peanut Butter & books by Joe McGee. He lives and works in Singapore.


Vanessa Brantley-Newton is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including Mary Had a Little Glam. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her family.