You Be Mommy

Karla Clark

You Be Mommy

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A tired mommy lets her daughter have a turn being the parent at bedtime inYou Be Mommy, a humorously charming debut picture book from writer Karla Clark and illustrator Zoe Persico.

Mommy's too tired to be Mommy tonight.
Can you be Mommy and hold me tight?

In this clever, rhyming picture book, a mother tells her child that she's simply too tired to be Mommy tonight and asks her daughter to take over for her.

An utterly relatable theme told with humor and heart provides a story parents and children will delight in reading together at bedtime.

Author Bio

Karla Clark writes fiction for adults and children, including the companion picture booksYou Be Mommy andYou Be Daddy. She is an active member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and the Chicago Writers Association. Karla lives in Rockford, Illinois, with her husband and adult autistic son. When she's not writing, Karla creates decoupage paper collages that she sells at art shows. Zoe Persico is an illustrator with a love for everything cute, colorful, and full of whimsy. Her books includeMermaids Fast Asleep, Summer ColorandGeorgia's Terrific, Colorific Experiment. She currently resides in comfy and cozy Illinois with her significant other, Kasper, and their dog named Zombie.


  • Feiwel & Friends
  • Winter 2021
  • On Sale: Mar 30/21
  • Board book | 5.53 x .57
  • Full color illustrations throughout
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Bedtime & Dreams
  • 2-6 years
  • 9781250791351