Illustrated by :Fanny Liem
Imprint:Viking Books for Young Readers
Audience:Children: Age (years) 3 - 7, Grade (US) P - 2
Dimensions:11.25in x 8.81 x 0.39 in | 0.81 lb
Page Count:40 pages
Superstar author: Kelly Rowland is best known as a founding member of Destiny’s Child and has become a successful solo artist, actress, fashion icon, and television personality, most recently with her starring role in two Lifetime movies, Merry Liddle Christmas and Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding.
Vocal on parenting issues: Kelly is the coauthor of Whoa, Baby!: A Guide for New Moms Who Feel Overwhelmed and Freaked Out and Wonder What the #*$& Just Happened.
Celebrates working moms: The book focuses on the relationship of a working mom and her son and how a mom can reminder her child how much she loves him all day long.
Timely and needed subject: With the crisis of the pandemic, especially how it’s disproportionately affecting people of color and working women of color, this book is a celebration of all that moms accomplish and a soothing balm for their children.
Separation Anxiety: Separation anxiety is sure to be an even bigger topic by Spring 22 when more moms are reentering the workforce.
Roc Lit: This book is an extension of the Roc Lit adult imprint, a collaboration with Jay-Z’s media company.
Mother’s Day promotion: The perfect book for Mother’s Day promotions, centering on Black families
“This tender story, narrated in the voice of a mother addressing her child, pulls at the heartstrings. This book will resonate with any mom who knows the heartache of having to say goodbye to their child or who has faced the teary-eyed frustration of a youngster experiencing separation anxiety. Young readers, on the other hand, will find solace in the reassuring narrative.” –Kirkus Reviews
“A heartwarming read-aloud from mother to child.” –School Library Journal