A sweet book about having to say goodbye and seeing each other again soon. For children ages 4 years and up.
Every morning, Mama gives Pete the tightest hug before school. She tells him, "Around the sun and over the moon, I'll come back. I'll come back soon." Pete plays with his friends, enjoys the playground, and even takes a nap. When it's time to go home, Pete worries because Mama hasn't arrived yet. He clings to the words his Mama told him as he patiently waits.
Author: Ann Harrell
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 11.80h x 8.70w x 0.40d
Audience: Ages 9-12
About the Author
Ann Harrell believes in the power of story. As a licensed counselor, she listens to stories; as a certified dance therapist, she expresses stories through movement; and as a children's author, she creates stories. Ann writes picture books that relate to a child's social-emotional voice. Some of her stories reflect her upbringing in Turkey. Ann lives in Greensboro, NC with her husband and two dogs. When she's not writing, she enjoys family time, dancing, and taking walks with her golden retriever, rescued from the streets of Turkey.
Linda Heijnekamp is a Dutch children's book illustrator. She lives and works in her hometown Veenendaal. Her illustrations range from dreamy watercolors to fun pen drawings.