Daddy, will you miss me?

By Wendy McCormick, Illustrated by Jennifer Eachus (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers – 1999)                                                                                                   To a child waiting for his father to returen from an African Trip, four weeks can seem like forever. To help ease the pain of separation, a father and son create rituals for each passing day. Heartwarming story of the love between father and son.

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父親のアフリカ出張の帰りを待つ子どもには、4週間の長さでも永遠に感じる。父と息子の辛い別れをなだめる為に、父と息子は毎日の約束事を誓い合った。父と息子のあふれる愛が、感動的に語られている。