The Good-Bye Book
His mother and father are getting dressed to go out to dinner together. "He doesn't want them to go!" They're going out and leaving him with a sitter. "He hates that a lot!" He pleads with them. He threatens to run away to a family that doesn't ever go out for the evening. He tells them he's sick, with a temperature of maybe a hundred and ten. And he tells them he won't- "he'll never" say good-bye.
Every child, and every child's parent, will recognize this oh-so-familiar struggle between grown-ups trying to go out for an evening and a child who is fiercely determined to make them stay. It's har to say good-bye but maybe a book that helps you to laugh can make saying good-bye a little easier.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - empress8411 - LibraryThing
This is a cute, clever, little book. The little boy doesn't want his parents to leave him for a night out - so he threatens and fights and is generally - a little boy. Hilarious. The crack about ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - vnwender - LibraryThing
This is a comical book about a boy who will make up any excuse to avoid staying with the babysitter. First and second graders would really enjoy this book. Read full review