The Mommy Book
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The Mommy Book

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by Todd Parr
     
 

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With his trademark, child-like art, Todd Parr celebrates mothers, whether they drive a minivan or a motorcycle or work in a big building or at home. Full color.  See more details below

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With his trademark, child-like art, Todd Parr celebrates mothers, whether they drive a minivan or a motorcycle or work in a big building or at home. Full color.

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Acclaimed author/artist Todd Parr -- whose previous children's books deliver "feel-good" messages about believing in yourself and being different -- now takes a turn at celebrating mothers. Dedicated to "all the different kinds of moms who have worked so hard to make life a little easier with their unconditional love and support," The Mommy Book is a colorful, quirky, kid-friendly tribute to mommies everywhere.

Employing Parr's trademark bright colors, bold lines, zany characters, and funky, freewheeling style, each page of this playful picture book describes a mom. From "Some mommies drive minivans" and "Some mommies drive motorcycles" to "Some mommies work at home" and "Some mommies work in big buildings," all kinds of smiling moms are depicted here. There are casual moms and conservative moms, outdoorsy moms and cosmopolitan moms...but they all have one thing in common: They all love to hug and kiss and care for their kids. And as Parr declares on the last page, "All mommies want you to be who you are!"

Both a celebration of individuality and a testament to the loving nature and importance of moms, The Mommy Book will make both kids and parents smile. And as an extra bonus, this book comes packaged with a whimsical greeting card for kids to send to their moms to say, "I love you." With The Mommy Book, the rewards of motherhood never end! (Jamie Levine)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316608275
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date:
04/01/2002
Edition description:
BK&ACCES
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
328,202
Product dimensions:
10.37(w) x 10.37(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
2 - 5 Years

Meet the Author

Todd Parr is the author of more than thirty books for children, including the New York Times bestselling The I Love You Book, The Earth Book, and The Thankful Book. He lives in Berkeley, California. For a complete list of Todd's books and more information, visit www.toddparr.com.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Berkeley, California
Date of Birth:
July 9, 1962
Place of Birth:
Rock Springs, Wyoming
Education:
High school diploma
Website:
http://www.toddparr.com

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Mommy Book 4 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 14 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
All moms are worthy of special words regardless of their careers. As we see in this book, raising a family is certianly a career and moms are reflected in new and different kinds of lights. This would make a great gift for Mother's Day and for fathers on Father's Day as my hubby enjoyed it too. There are a few others I have enjoyed sharing with him and he seemed to agree on. One of them we both especially liked was Mommy-CEO, by parenting expert and columnist, Jodie Lynn. She also shares insight into the lives of moms but does not leave out dads. If you don't have these two - consider it a done deal.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
We have all of Todd's books and love them! They are our grandchildren's favorites. Smith Pass
SteenieN More than 1 year ago
My daughter loves this book. I like the sentiment, but it's a little annoying to hear about women from a man. Again. Every children's book I've purchased (which I admit, isn't very many) is narrated by a man. I realize the narrator is probably also the author, but does "The MOMMY book" really need to subtly reinforce the already prevalent idea that men are the ultimate source of knowledge about the world?
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Carolyn Barbero More than 1 year ago
i have the hard copy and think this book is so cute. its very short though.
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