Even If I Spill My Milk?

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Clarion, 1994 - Mothers and sons - 32 pages
2 Reviews
The author captures the familiar situation of a child who doesn't want to be left by a parent. Jamie tries to delay his parents' departure for an evening out, asking Mama lots of questions. All his tactics meet with Mama's patient and loving reassurance, warmly and perceptively conveyed in this simple story and colorful illustrations.

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User Review  - hart0521 - LibraryThing

Good book for a parent to read to their child. Parents are going to a party and their son doesn't want them to. He keeps asking the mom question like "if I did this..would you still love me" Read full review

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User Review  - zulain - LibraryThing

This book modeled a problem-solving situation. This story talks about young boy's unhappiness when his parents gets ready to leave him with a sitter, this is a typical family struggle but they work threw it with patience and understanding. Ages 5-8 Read full review

About the author (1994)

Anna Grossnickle Hines was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 13, 1946. She studied art at San Fernando Valley State College. She received a B.A. in human development and an elementary teaching credential from Pacific Oaks College in 1974 and a M.A in 1978. Her first book, Taste the Raindrops, was published in 1983. She has written and/or illustrated more than 60 books including Come to the Meadow, Maybe a Band-Aid Will Help, Remember the Butterflies, Flying Firefighters, and What Joe Saw. Both Daddy Makes the Best Spaghetti and Grandma Gets Grumpy were given Children's Choice Awards by the International Reading Association and Children's Book Council.

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