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When I Grow Up

Written by Julie Chen & illustrated by Diane Goode
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Oct 2, 2018
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“A small child muses about the future as Mom guides the bedtime routine…Winning text and illustrations for bedtime.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“The whimsical pictures fill every page with happiness and variety as Chen presents exuberant ideas for the big dreams and wishes of childhood.” —Booklist

“As a mother helps her young son get ready for bed…Mom assures him that the future is wide open, and ‘No matter what, I will always be there for you.’” —Publishers Weekly

A little boy shares with his mom his dreams of what he might be when he grows up in this tender picture book from Julie Chen the host of Big Brother and formerly the host of The Talk and New York Times bestselling artist and Caldecott Honor recipient Diane Goode.

One night while getting ready for bed a little boy starts to wonder what will life be like when he grows up. He could be a painter, a musician, a mountain climber, a mayor…

He tells his mother all about his big ideas…and all of the other things he wants to do. But when will he grow up? And why does it take so long?

What Kind of Book is When I Grow Up

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B is for Bookworm
Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
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5.5 / 7.0
The Notorious RAD
Mom of 1. Wife to 1. #1.
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5.5 / 7.0

A wonderful, calming evening read for little ones to dream of what they can be when they grow up. I like that it was filled with tangible things that kids can actually be when they grow up.

The Book Snob Mom
Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
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5.5 / 7.0
Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
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4.0 / 7.0

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Who Wrote When I Grow Up

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Julie Chen

Julie Chen is a mother, a television personality, and a producer. She is the host of <i>Big Brother </i>and formerly the host of <i>The Talk </i>and lives with her family in California.

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Who Illustrated When I Grow Up

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Diane Goode

Diane Goode has illustrated more than 50 beloved and critically acclaimed picture books, including the New York Times bestseller Founding Mothers and the Caldecott-Honor book When I Was Young in the Mountains.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781481497190
Publication Date:
October 2, 2018
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1481497197

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