Written by Lieutenant Colonel Christopher MacGregor and based on his own experiences of going away from home, this comforting, wise book helps to explain why parents sometimes have to go away and shows ways to help children cope.
Filled with love, and the warm, witty illustrations of rising star Emma Yarlett, this book is a soothing read-aloud with lots to explore in the pictures, and a rhythmic rhyme which is an instant bedtime hug.
Christopher MacGregor (Author)
When Army Officer Christopher MacGregor returned from Iraq in 2007, he began writing to help not only his own two children, but the children of others. Having commanded over 100 soldiers (with over 50 children between them) he noticed the beneficial effect of saying proper goodbyes and preparing families for Daddy's absence -...
Highly commended in the Macmillan prize 2011, Emma began her career as an author and illustrator whilst still studying Illustration at Falmouth University. She now paints, draws, collages, designs, doodles, splatters and sketches for a living from her studio at home in Falmouth, near Truro and loves every minute of it! In her spare time Emma loves to eat Jaf...More about Emma Yarlett