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A loving ode to modern motherhood by Kelly Rowland and Jessica McKay.
Grammy Award–winning artist Kelly Rowland and educator Jessica McKay have crafted a lyrical celebration of working moms everywhere and a soothing story for their children. As a mother gets ready to go to work, first she works on building the world for her child. Because it can sometimes be hard to be separated during the day, Mom collects some simple words that she and her child can repeat whenever they are missing each other or feeling overwhelmed:
Always with you,
always with me,
mommy and child,
together we'll be.
For any child who needs a little reassurance or just to share a sweet gesture of affection, Always with You, Always with Me is a loving tribute to families that honors the work a mother does both inside and outside of the home.
About the Author
Kelly Rowland is a four-time Grammy Award–winning singer, songwriter, actress, and executive producer with over 40 million records sold. She’s known worldwide as a founding member of Destiny’s Child, one of the bestselling female groups of all time. Kelly is also the coauthor of Whoa, Baby!: A Guide for New Moms Who Feel Overwhelmed and Freaked Out (and Wonder What the #*$& Just Happened). She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children. Please visit kellyrowland.com.
Jessica MCKay is an educator living in Los Angeles with her husband and three children. While juggling work, family, and self, Jessica has always saved time to read. As an English teacher, she shares her passion for literature with her students. As a mother,she shares her love of books with her children. And now, as an author, she is sharing her first book with the world.
Fanny Liem is an artist based in Jakarta, Indonesia. She has always loved to draw and to read comic books and children’s books. She studied digital art on her own and is grateful to do a job that she loves as an illustrator. Please visit fannywen.com.
“This tender story, narrated in the voice of a mother addressing her child, pulls at the heartstrings. This book will resonate with any mom who knows the heartache of having to say goodbye to their child or who has faced the teary-eyed frustration of a youngster experiencing separation anxiety. Young readers, on the other hand, will find solace in the reassuring narrative.” –Kirkus Reviews
“A heartwarming read-aloud from mother to child.” –School Library Journal