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Working Mummies

by Joan Horton
illustrated by Drazen Kozjan

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list price: $14.99
edition:Hardcover
published: 2012
ISBN:9780374385248
Awards
  • Long-listed, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year
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Description

Get ready for giggles and ghouls in this celebration of hard-working mommies who also happen to be mummies. Here you'll find a doctor mum curing raspy spooks with coffin syrup and a fang-filling dentist completely wrapped up in her dangerous work. You'll also meet a librarian mummy who has her hands full with book worms, a writer mum conjuring spells for readers, and many others. With visual and verbal puns galore, this scream of a book helps illuminate the mysterious world where so many mommies disappear every day—and may also explain why some of them come home slightly unravelled.

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Contributor notes

JOAN HORTON'sMath Attack! was praised as "ingenious" byFamily Funmagazine. She lives in Glastonbury, Connecticut.

DRAZEN KOZJAN has illustrated several books, includingDiary of A Fairy Godmother by Esme Raji Codell,Julia Gillian (and the Art of Knowing) by Alison McGhee, and Robert Kinerk'sOh, How Sylvester Can Pester! He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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Editorial Review

“Sure to be a hit…” —Kirkus

“Kids will eat this one up.” —School Library Journal

“...originality and scares on every page...” —Publishers Weekly

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Joan Horton

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Drazen Kozjan

Drazen Kojzan is the illustrator of several books for children, including Diary of a Fairy Godmother by Esmé Raji Codell, and How to Tame a Bully by Nancy Wilcox Richards. He lives in Ontario, Canada with his family. You can visit him at www.drazenkozjan.com.
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