Where'd I Go?: A Lift-The-Flap Book For Moms (Hardcover)
"This book is equal parts hysterical and heartwarming. It's the perfect gift for any mom!”—Cat & Nat, Best-Selling Authors & Hosts of Mom Truths
Where’d I Go? is a new lift-the-flap book for moms by TV producer, mother, and author Raquel Kelley. This colorful book offers a humorous and relatable take on the ride that is motherhood. Kelley's rhyming text and easy illustrations paint a lighthearted and approachable picture of the identity crisis both new and existing mothers experience, making it the perfect gift for first-time, second-time, and even seventh-time moms alike.
The clever interactive format, typically reserved for toddler board books, aims to make the serious topics of maternal mental health and postpartum depression easier to discuss. Where'd I Go? engages mothers in a comical way, encouraging them to recognize their strengths and embrace the beautiful mess that is motherhood!
A percentage of sales from every book will be donated to Mental Health America.
About the Author
Raquel Kelley is a mother, writer, TV producer, and host of the MOMGUL Podcast. She began her career at E! Entertainment where she worked for over a decade producing shows such as Live! From the Red Carpet and Fashion Police. She has also been a featured contributor for Condé Nast and The HuffPost.
After having two kids under two, Raquel relocated her family to her native Ohio. While her life may have changed, her career goal remains the same– make hard things easy to talk about.
Her first book, Where’d I Go?, flips the lift-the-flap board book on its head– written not for babies, but for moms. Comical and authentic, this little board book delivers a big message: mothers are women, too.
“This book is equal parts hysterical and heartwarming. It's the perfect gift for any mom!” —CAT & NAT, bestselling authors & Hosts of Mom Truths, founders of The Common Parent
"Where'd I Go? is a brilliantly funny, realistic book that every mother can relate to." —Mary Ann Zoellner, co-author of the New York Times bestselling book, Sh*tty Mom
"For all of us who have suffered from "mommy guilt" and the fear of losing ourselves, this book is a joyful reminder that it's all going to be okay." —Melissa Rivers, executive producer, television & podcast host
"Raquel Kelley's book literally pops with truth and hidden pockets of wisdom on the journey of becoming a mother. It belongs on every nightstand or coffee table!" —Karen Leigh Hopkins, Emmy nominated screenwriter, Little Voice, Stepmom, Because I Said So
"I often ask myself if what I experience as mother is normal. This book reminds me that I am normal and most of all, that I am not alone!" —Terra LaRock, Ed.S, psychologist and founder/CEO of Mindful Moms
"Raquel hits the nail on the head for the new mom experience! This is a great gift for any new mom who will surely relate as she's up feeding her baby at 2 in the morning!" —JJ Ramberg, Co-founder Goodpods and Dogdog.com
"Where'd I Go? is both funny and heartfelt, our favorite emotional combo." —Missy Stevens & Susanne Kerns, hosts of The Mom...podcast
"Where'd I Go? is for anyone who has ever asked themselves this existential question and who has a sense of humor, as well as any new mom about to wonder!" —Zibby Owens, Bookfluencer, Author, Publisher, & Host of the award winning podcast Moms Don't Have Time to Read Books
"Even though this cheekly narrative looks like a baby's book, it's just for mom! A perfect baby shower gift and a must for first-time mamas." —Amri Kibbler, Co-Founder and COO of Hey Mama