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I'm trying to come up with a list of comp books where the mother is a main or heavily featured character. For example like Chicks Run Wild or Ol' Mama Squirrel. Any suggestions? (esp. recent books) Thanks!




#1 - May 14, 2014, 07:27 AM
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A CHAIR FOR MY MOTHER by Vera Williams

LOVE YOU FOREVER by Robert Munsch (creepy)

SLEEP TIGHT, LITTLE MOUSE by Mary Morgan

MAMA, DO YOU LOVE ME? by Barbara Joosse

ME AND MOMMA AND BIG JOHN by...me!
#2 - May 14, 2014, 07:49 AM
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BABY BEAR SEES BLUE and I WANNA IGUANA come to mind. I like the two you mentioned.

An old classic would be A CHAIR FOR MY MOTHER.

I guess NO, DAVID fits the bill, since the mom does all the talking. And NO NAP! YES NAP! is soon-to-be-released.
#3 - May 14, 2014, 07:51 AM
NED THE KNITTING PIRATE, GRIMELDA series,
CITY SHAPES, DORIS THE BOOKASAURUS, ONE SNOWY DAY, PIZZA PIG, and more...
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The one I'm revising.  Oh, that doesn't help you. :)
#4 - May 14, 2014, 07:53 AM
VAMPIRINA IN THE SNOW (Disney-Hyperion, 2018)
BUSY-EYED DAY (Beach Lane Books, 2018)
GROUNDHUG DAY (Disney-Hyperion, 2017)
among others

Oh, and the LLAMA LLAMA books.

Mara, I love that you wrote "creepy" after that title. LOL.
#5 - May 14, 2014, 07:55 AM
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THE MISSING CHICK by Valerie Gorbachev.
#6 - May 14, 2014, 09:23 AM

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BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL by Robert McCloskey
#7 - May 14, 2014, 09:25 AM
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MY MUM SAYS THE STRANGEST THINGS by Katrina Germein
SEVEN MORE SLEEPS by Margaret Wild
#8 - May 14, 2014, 03:26 PM
I've Got Eyes! - Amicus Ink

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BEDTIME FOR MOMMY by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
#9 - May 14, 2014, 04:53 PM
ANNIE B. MADE FOR TV, Running Press Kids 2018
MAURICE THE UNBEASTLY, Sterling 2017
SOPHIE'S ANIMAL PARADE, Sky Pony 2015
MARATHON MOUSE, Sky Pony 2012

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Thanks, this is a great list!
#10 - May 15, 2014, 07:19 AM
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DOZENS OF DOUGHNUTS - Putnam (coming in 2020)

ARE YOU MY MOTHER? by P D Eastman. (Mother is a main character and although unseen for most of it, is fundamental to story)
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#12 - June 19, 2014, 03:20 PM
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#13 - June 19, 2014, 04:03 PM
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Even Superheroes Have Bad Days (Sept 2016, Sterling)
Mine! Mine! Mine! (2006, Sterling)

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My book "Why Is Mommy So Tired?"! :)
#14 - June 19, 2014, 04:49 PM

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