Adorable Hardback book by Kristin Ayyar featuring illustrations by Melissa Bailey. Countdown 'til Daddy Comes Home is the story of a young boy waiting for his Daddy to come home from a trip. His families rituals help to ease their separation by staying connected and making the countdown go by quickly. Kristin Ayyar was inspired by her own experiences and shares how her family copes with separations in their everyday life. Bear not included.