Just What Mama Needs by Sharlee Mullins GlennJust What Mama Needs by Sharlee Mullins Glenn

Just What Mama Needs

bySharlee Mullins GlennIllustratorAmiko Hirao

Paperback | April 15, 2014

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"There's something to please nearly everyone in this tale."- School Library Journal When Abby plays dress-up each day of the week, she's always just what her mama needs. After all, a detective will definitely find that missing sock, and a pirate can help Mama swab the decks . . . er, kitchen floor, that is! But Mama makes no bones about the fact that what she loves most is Abby herself. Household chores are wondrously transformed into magical activities in this imaginative Mother's Day book that showcases the days of the week and celebrates self-esteem.
Sharlee Glenn is the author of two other picture books and a middle grade novel. She lives in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Amiko Hirao is the illustrator of the popular All Aboard! by Mary Lyn Ray, which received three starred reviews, and three other picture books. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
Title:Just What Mama NeedsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.18 inPublished:April 15, 2014Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544227174

ISBN - 13:9780544227170


Editorial Reviews

Sarah Rees Brennan writes with fine control and wit, and I suspect that word of this magical thriller will pass through the populace with the energy of wind, of fire." -Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked and Egg & Spoon "Brennan takes the genres of young adult, fantasy, and romance, and through her own writerly, alchemical process converts them into something new and strange and lovely. Read the first few pages of Tell the Wind and Fire and see if you don't agree." -Kelly Link, author of Get in Trouble "With nods to Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, this dark-fantasy-meets-romance will have readers hooked." -The Horn Book "Lucie is a dynamic and complex character, burdened by oppressive secrets from her past and yet fiery and fierce, hellbent on saving those she loves no matter the cost." -The Bulletin "