Harriet Harris doesn't mean to be pesky. Sometimes she just is. And her mother doesn't mean to lose her temper. Sometimes she just does. But Harriet and her mother know that even when they do things they wish they hadn't, they still love each other very much. Inspired by the tenderness and turmoil of their relationships with their own children, Mem Fox and Marla Frazee have created a gentle, hilarious--and wild--book that will resonate in the hearts of parents and children everywhere. *From the author of the bestselling Time for Bed and the illustrator of the enormously popular The Seven Silly Eaters * Ideal for Mother's Day * Offers a realistic and loving solution to a universal parenting problem * Encourages discussion between parents and children
"A most successful team effort."--"The" "Horn Book"
"Lively illustrations sparkle . . . [This book] should prove a soothing balm for exasperated moms and their busy little bees."--"Kirkus Reviews"
"Harriet . . . is a thoroughly engaging character, one whose acquaintance readers will be delighted to make."--"The New York Times Book Review"