The Day the Humans Went Back to Work – Aimee Wood

The Day the Humans Went Back to Work

Homer is back after roughly a year. This time the pandemic has slowed down, and it’s time for his humans to go back to work and school. What is a dog to do? Come along as he prepares his humans to transition into their new everyday routines. The many life adjustments needed during the Covid Pandemic brought many emotions, experiences, feelings, and strengths. Take a second trip through a day in the life of Homer and his family. Watch as they settle into a new normal and discover the value of what really matters: kindness, positivity, and staying connected. When the Humans Went Back to Work is a fun book for the whole family to enjoy, including your four-legged friends.

Age range: PreK-3rd grade, ages 3-8 years

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“This book is marvelous! Aimee has a way of taking a hard topic and making it palatable for children without glossing over any of the details. In this, her 2nd book, she helps us see who the heroes were during the Pandemic and what we should be thankful for.”

– Megan Goodell, Manchester, CT

“I love how this makes such an amazing connection to life now through the eyes of the dog who honestly see’s us everyday. The perspective is honest and true, but also relatable to children so they can understand. It is well written, and I absolutely love the flow from the author’s first book, The Day the Humans Stayed Home!

-Debrianna Scott, Jacksonville, FL

“I just love this book and this author. I often wonder what my dogs have thought about their life during, and now after, the pandemic. My kids love reading about Homer’s life!”

– Missy Macca-Barnes, Waterford, CT

The Day the Humans Went Back to Work is a work of heART! Homer’s story is full of positivity and insight with an inspiring message for both kids and grown ups! The whimsical illustrations draw the reader in and the powerful words remind us of our humanity. Kindness counts and connecting every day matters!”

– Julie Gillett, Kindergarten Teacher, Lincoln School

About the Author/Illustrator

Author Aimee Wood

Aimee Wood is a teacher from New London, CT. She studied Athletic Training and Sport Management at Mitchell College earning two degrees before receiving her teachers certification from Charter Oak State College. Recently, she graduated with her Masters Degree in Advanced Teaching Special Education from The University of Saint Joseph’s. She is currently teaching pre-kindergarten at The Friendship School in Waterford, CT, where she was named Teacher of the Year 2021-22. This is her second book & her first book that is self-illustrated. When she is not teaching she enjoys writing, drawing, painting, being outside, playing softball and football and being an Auntie.