The Mischievous Mom at the Art Gallery

Hardcover | March 15, 2010

byRebecca Eckler

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Finally - a picture book for the Starbucks-armed, BlackBerry-checking, gym-going working mother. The high-octane duo of Rebecca Eckler and Erica Ehm have cooked up The Mischievous Mom at the Art Gallery, featuring a thoroughly modern mother who makes a point of including her two children in her always hectic life. At five o’clock, when Mom gets home, everything changes for Jessie and Josh. Their mother is mischievous, curious, adventurous, and free-spirited. In The Mischievous Mom at the Art Gallery, Mom takes her children to a swanky art gallery party. Although Jessie and Josh think standing around looking at art on a wall is B-O-R-I-N-G, they quickly learn otherwise. Nothing is ever really boring when Mom is around - especially when a “Do Not Enter - VIPs only!” sign beckons. Behind that door is a world of adventure just waiting to be discovered. Featuring the bright and energetic artwork of Carrie Hartman, The Mischievous Mom is for modern moms and their children - and for anyone who knows that not being afraid to think outside of the box can lead to the most memorable experiences of all.

Meet Mischievous Mom Erica Ehm on tour:

Bolen Books
May 30, 2010 -  6:30 PM
Hillside Centre, Victoria, BC


Kidsbooks

June 1, 2010 -  4:00 PM
3083 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC


Greenwoods Bookshoppe
June 3, 2010 -  1:30 PM

7925 - 104 Street, Edmonton, AB

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Finally - a picture book for the Starbucks-armed, BlackBerry-checking, gym-going working mother. The high-octane duo of Rebecca Eckler and Erica Ehm have cooked up The Mischievous Mom at the Art Gallery, featuring a thoroughly modern mother who makes a point of including her two children in her always hectic life. At five o’clock, when...

Rebecca Eckler is one of Canada's most popular journalists and writers. She has a weekly parenting column in The Globe and Mail, and her work has appeared in such publications as Elle, Fashion, Chatelaine, House and Home, Mademoiselle, The Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times. She is also the founder of ninepounddictator.blogspot....

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.3 × 9.2 × 0.4 inPublished:March 15, 2010Publisher:Key Porter BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554702674

ISBN - 13:9781554702671

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Praise for Rebecca Eckler`s Knocked Up “Knocked Up is what would happen if Bridget Jones was finally impregnated by Mark Darcy.... At the end of nine months, Eckler has covered the basics of young motherhood in her own quirky and outlandish way.” - New York Daily News“Painfully funny.... Readers are treated to Eckler`s biting wit.... It`s fun to watch [Eckler] change from the woman who dreaded seeing mothers with infants...to being a mother herself.” - Los Angeles Times“[Eckler`s] frankness, quirky style and light touch are a winning combination.” - Kirkus Reviews“..this mommy memoir feels like a humorous crash course in maturity.” - Publishers Weekly“Hit[s] the mark among twenty- and thirtysomething mothers.” - Library Journal“A downtown girl attempts a stylish switch to yummy mommy. There appears to be no detail she`s reluctant to share. This isn`t supposed to be a parenting manual; it`s meant to be a funny, lighthearted take on a life in transition!” - The Toronto Star Praise for Carrie Hartman’s Child of Mind“In fifteen compelling full-page illustrations and with just 153 words, the author captures the three most likely areas of life pain for children with behavioral and emotional difficulties: being angry, being sad, and being “different.” Her book reassures both the child and the parent and reminds us that the child`s potentials can be realized and that life, though stressful for a special-needs child, can be beautiful.”- Review from John F. Taylor, Ph.D., author, The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD