When Mommy and Daddy Go to Work

Joanna Cole, Author, Maxie Chambliss, Illustrator HarperCollins $5.95 (32p) ISBN 978-0-688-17044-8
Joanna Cole addresses separation issues for youngest children in When Mommy and Daddy Go to Work, also illus. by Chambliss. During her time at day care, the child narrator imagines what her parents are doing while she paints pictures, eats lunch and takes a nap. The closing ""Tips for Parents,"" which suggest specific actions to help lessen a child's separation anxiety, should help ease the transition. (Aug.)
Reviewed on: 08/01/2001
Release date: 08/01/2001
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