Walker Books Australia
By Sally Murphy
Illustrated by Gabriel Evans
Available in all good bookshops
“I have not got used to my new mum, even though I love her (I absolutely love her), I miss my happy, painting, dancing, gardening, smiling mum.”
Amber Rose and her family are dealing with tragedy and change. But sometimes hope blooms.
Award-winning author Sally Murphy gives readers a heart-breaking glimpse of an average family dealing with tragedy and change while Gabriel Evans lends a soft touch with his gorgeous illustrations.
“Murphy’s text, set out as poetry, is simple and heartfelt. Evans’s pencil illustrations are delicate, setting the scene for a small girl to express her worries, and a mother and her carer to retain their dignity in a difficult situation.” – Children’s Book Council of Australia
“This special story is about the hidden plight of many children whose parents or siblings have changed dramatically after a serious accident.” Five star rating. – Good Reading Magazine Australia
Imprint: WALKER BOOKS AUSTRALIA
Australian RRP: $16.95