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When Mama Comes Home Tonight (edition 1998)

by Eileen Spinelli, Jane Dyer (Illustrator)

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Title:When Mama Comes Home Tonight
Authors:Eileen Spinelli
Other authors:Jane Dyer (Illustrator)
Info:Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (1998), Edition: 2nd, Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:poetry, family, love, routine

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When Mama Comes Home Tonight by Eileen Spinelli



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its hard when mom isn't home but when she is it is the best thing in the world. book reminds us how it feels to be in mammas arms
  Barbara69 | Mar 21, 2017 |
a child is waiting for their mother to come home and talks about all the different things that they do together at night to get ready for bed
1 book
  TUCC | Jan 24, 2017 |
a boy is missing his mum while she is at work but then remembers all mums hugs and kisses and is grateful when she comes home. ages 3-5
  SarahNicole91 | Jun 8, 2015 |
a book about a little boy who misses his mother while she is at work, he gets through the day by thinking of his mother's hugs and kisses and the time they spend together
ages 3-7
source pierce college library
  bethjones | Jun 6, 2015 |
Mama always has time to give you kisses and hugs, feed you to dance with you to play with and hold you to brush your hair and read a story to you mama is always coming home to you.
  carmenbece | Mar 11, 2015 |
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The remains of the day are softly romanticized in this gentle lullaby book about a mother and child reunion. "When Mama comes home from work, dear child, when Mama comes home tonight, she'll say, 'Let's put your blocks away--the red, the green, the white.' She'll fix herself a cup of tea, and let you have a sip. She'll mend your blue pajamas and her own pink satin slip." The real-life weekday evenings of a working mother and her child may not be as rosy and calm; in this lovely interlude there's also time for pat-a-cake, stargazing, and plenty of rocking chair cuddles. But like a simple prayer, Eileen Spinelli's rhyming verse and Mem Fox's (Time for Bed) creamy pastel illustrations praise this everlasting mother-child connection and offer hope for the peaceful nights and soothing images we long for. (Click to see a sample spread. From When Mama Comes Home Tonight, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. Text ©1998 by Eileen Spinelli. Illustrations ©1998 by Jane Dyer.) (Baby to preschool) --Gail Hudson

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When Mama arrives home, she and her child enjoy a series of activities together before bedtime.

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