When Llama Llama wakes up with a cold, Mama Llama feels his forehead,
looks at his throat, and sends him back to bed to rest. Later, she reads
Llama Llama a story and makes him some soup, but while Llama Llama is
on the mend, Mama is starting to feel sick herself: "Get more tissues.
Bring a cup./ Fluff a comfy pillow up./ What else could Mama Llama
need?/ How about some books to read?" Dewdney's rhymes are as cozy as
ever, and she captures the frustrations of both those who are ill and
those who have to attend to them: "Mama coughs, and Llama yawns..../ How
long can this day go on?" Readers of any age who have been there will
Anna Dewdney is also the author/illustrator of Llama Llama Red Pajama and New
York Times Bestseller and Book Sense Honor Book Llama Llama Mad at
Mama. She lives in a very old house in Central Vermont, and is the mama
of two away-at-school daughters and two stay-at-home dogs.