A tired mommy lets her daughter have a turn being the parent at bedtime in You Be Mommy, a humorously charming debut picture book from writer Karla Clark and illustrator Zoe Persico.
Mommy's too tired to be Mommy tonight.
Can you be Mommy and hold me tight?
In this clever, rhyming picture book, a mother tells her child that she's simply too tired to be Mommy tonight and asks her daughter to take over for her.
An utterly relatable theme told with humor and heart provides a story parents and children will delight in reading together at bedtime.
About the Author
Karla Clark writes fiction for adults and children, including the companion picture books You Be Mommy and You Be Daddy. She is an active member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and the Chicago Writers Association. Karla lives in Rockford, Illinois, with her husband and adult autistic son. When she's not writing, Karla creates decoupage paper collages that she sells at art shows.
Zoe Persico is an illustrator with a love for everything cute, colorful, and full of whimsy. Her books include Mermaids Fast Asleep, Summer Color and Georgia's Terrific, Colorific Experiment. She currently resides in comfy and cozy Illinois with her significant other, Kasper, and their dog named Zombie.