Synopses & Reviews
Harriet Harris doesn't mean to be pesky. Sometimes she just is. And her mother doesn't mean to lose her temper. Sometimes she just does. But Harriet and her mother know that even when they do things they wish they hadn't, they still love each other very much. Inspired by the tenderness and turmoil of their relationships with their own children, Mem Fox and Marla Frazee have created a gentle, hilariousand#8212;and wildand#8212;book that will resonate in the hearts of parents and children everywhere. and#8226;From the author of the bestselling Time for Bed and the illustrator of the enormously popular The Seven Silly Eaters and#8226; Ideal for Mother's Day and#8226; Offers a realistic and loving solution to a universal parenting problem and#8226; Encourages discussion between parents and children
"A most successful team effort."--The Horn Book
"Lively illustrations sparkle . . . [This book] should prove a soothing balm for exasperated moms and their busy little bees."--Kirkus Reviews
"Harriet . . . is a thoroughly engaging character, one whose acquaintance readers will be delighted to make."--The New York Times Book Review
When a young girl has a series of mishaps at home one day, her mother tries not to lose her temper--and does not quite succeed. Full-color illustrations.
Harriet and her mother are having a bad day--and one of them is about to lose her temper! Full color.
Harriet is a child who would drive any
parent to shout.
Harriet doesn't mean
to be pesky. Sometimes she just is. And her mother doesn't mean
to lose her temper. Sometimes she just does.
But Harriet and her mother know that even when they do things they wish they hadn't, they still love each other very much.
About the Author
MEM FOX is the author of many acclaimed books, including Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes,andnbsp;Possum Magic, Koala Lou, Time for Bed, and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia.MARLA FRAZEE has illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including Hush, Little Baby: A Folk Song with Pictures, an ALA Notable Children's Book. Her picture book A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever received a Caldecott Honor in 2009. She lives with her family in Pasadena, California.