A celebration of a growing child's accomplishments - and a reassurance that Mum will always be there.
Children love the idea of growing up and doing things on their own. It's fun to dress, read and have showers like a big kid. But it's a little scary, too. Scampering along a stone wall just out of reach, a young boy asks his mother, "Will you still take care of me when I'm big?" An honest, touching, warm-hearted portrait of a loving relationship and a child taking those first steps toward independence.
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Ann Stott is a children's book designer and the author of Always, also illustrated by Matt Phelan. She lives in Massachusetts.
Matt Phelan has worked in the film industry and is the illustrator of numerous books for children. He lives in New York.
Matt Phelan is the author-illustrator of a number of highly acclaimed and award-winning graphic novels and the illustrator of many other children's novels and picture books including I'll Be There by Ann Stott (9781406331776). He lives in the USA, in Philadelphia.More about Matt Phelan