The Biggest Job of All by Harriet Ziefert

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When Lulu grows up, she wants "a really, really big job." She doesn't want to wash elephantsshe'd get all wet. She doesn't want to be a doctorshe doesn't like shots. She doesn't want to drive a big righard hats itch. She wants the biggest, most important job of allbuy what should it be? A mommy? An author?

Nothing is out of the question for Lulu! Her simple game of "Whats the biggest job of all?" will open young readers to the many possibilities before them too.

The perfect gift for both working and stay-at-home moms.


About Harriet Ziefert

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Harriet Ziefert is the author of many picture books for children. She is the grandmother of four and lives in Lincoln, Massachusetts, and Maplewood, New Jersey. Lauren Browne always knew she wanted to illustrate children's books, and her mom was supportive of her aspirations. She even designed an entire wall in her bedroom for her to draw on! She lives and works in Pennsylvania, and this is her first picture book.
Published September 8, 2005 by Blue Apple Books. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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Browne’s cartoon-style watercolor illustrations are filled with the minutiae of details that make up the ordinary flotsam and jetsam of a preschooler’s life—and her busy mother’s too—cheerios and spilled milk litter the kitchen floor and toys struggle for shelf space in the home office.

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Mommy, when I am all grown up, I want to have a really big job," says young Lulu—as long as that means she doesn't have to be elephant-washer ("I'll get all wet"), a teacher ("Teachers have to wipe noses"), a doctor ("I don't like medicine and I don't like shots") or a construction worker ("Hats ...

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