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Annotation:As night falls, animal and human parents everywhere tenderly tuck their children into bed. In the darkness, each child--raccoon, doe, rabbit, field mouse, and a little boy--wonders: "Will I be safe? Will you be there for me?" And every mommy and daddy responds with the comforting words, "Yes, I am here." A picture book version of the beautiful song, "Day Is Done."
Annotation:"Of course they do -- just like me and you! From baby kangaroos, called joeys, to baby elephants, called calfs, every kind of animal has a mother. Inside this playful and colorful book you will see all sorts of different babies with their mothers, all with one thing in common: Their mothers love them very, very much -- just like your mother loves you! Come right in and meet the family -- the animal family, that is -- in words and pictures by Eric Carle."
Annotation:Annabel thinks her mom has the best life. If she were a grown-up, she could do whatever she wanted! Then one morning she wakes up to find she's turned into her mother . . . and she soon discovers it's not as easy as it looks!
Annotation:Tired of the same old picture book mom in an apron? This simple, loving and honest appreciation of American motherhood describes the many different things that moms do, while lively, glowing photographs show that they come in all sorts of colors, shapes and outfits. It's an unusually realistic but still very reassuring look at mothers, showing that moms are sometimes busy, tired or even absent--but that they'll "always come back. (Amazon)