It's not easy to fill mom's shoes! Mama raccoon is sick in bed, so Papa and the kids pitch in to do the cooking and cleaning and take care of Baby Mabel. It should be a breeze, right? But taking care of a family is harder than it looks. As the lovable raccoons bumble their way through the household chores, doing their best to take care of Mama, too, readers will laugh out loud at the mess they manage to make?and clean up just in the nick of time. Mitra Modarressi's endearing illustrations of the raccoon family in its cozy tree house are the perfect accompaniment to this tribute to mothers everywhere.
Mitra Modarressi is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. She also wrote and illustrated "Stay Awake, Sally," and has illustrated several picture books, including "Timothy Tugbottom Says No!" She lives in San Francisco, California.