Mommies Don't Get Sick! by Marylin Hafner

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Warm humor, including clever asides by the family pets, and energetic pictures illustrate Abby's growing problems when she tries to take care of things while Mommy is sick in bed and Daddy is at the store.

About Marylin Hafner

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Author and illustrator Marylin Hafner was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 14, 1925. She received her B.S. degree from the Pratt Institute in 1947. Before becoming a children's book illustrator, she worked in the advertising department of a store, was an art director at McCall's, and an art instructor at Famous Schools, Inc. in Westport, Connecticut. She won the New York Herald Tribune Children's Spring Book Festival Award in 1949 for her work on Bonnie Bess: The Weathervane Horse and the National Jewish Book Award for her work on Hanukkah! She was the author and illustrator of the Molly and Emmett series and also worked as a graphic artist. She died on October 31, 2008 at the age of 82.
Published September 4, 1995 by Candlewick. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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