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A little boy shares with his mom his dreams of what he might be when he grows up in this tender picture book from the host of The Talk and Big Brother, Julie Chen, and New York Times bestselling artist and Caldecott Honor recipient Diane Goode.

One night while getting ready for bed a little boy starts to wonder what will life be like when he grows up. He could be a painter, a musician, a mountain climber, a mayor ...

He tells his mother all about his big ideas ... and all of the other things he wants to do. But when will he grow up? And why does it take so long?

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Julie Chen

Julie Chen serves as host and moderator of The Talk, CBS's Daytime Emmy Award - winning talk show that examines topical events and contemporary issues, along with hosts Eve, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, and Sheryl Underwood. Chen, who won the 2017 Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Hosts Daytime Emmy for the first time, is also part of The Talk's writing team that won its first Daytime Emmy in 2015 for Outstanding Writing Special Class. In addition, Chen hosts the hit summer reality series Big Brother, and just finished hosting the series' first-ever Celebrity edition.

Chen previously worked for CBS News, holding several positions with The Early Show, including Special Contributing Anchor, co-anchor, and news anchor. She started her news career in 1990, working in various local news bureaus in Dayton, Ohio, Los Angeles, and New York City. Chen was born in Queens, New York, and is a graduate of University of Southern California. She has a son, Charlie, with her husband, Leslie Moonves, and three stepchildren, Adam, Sara and Mike.

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