by Sally Murphy, illustrated by Gabriel Evans
What if your Mum was different from everyone else’s?
I mean embarrassingly different…
Amber Rose’s enchanted world has come to an end. First her mother is injured in a tragic accident. She’s not the same anymore.
Amber and her family are struggling to cope with all the changes: A new home, a new school and new friends. And now Amber must make the decision of her life.
Award-winning author Sally Murphy delivers a heart-warming story dealing with grief, tragedy, and change … But resilience, the importance of family and hope suddenly shines through in the darkness.
Roses are Blue delivers a powerfully written verse novel for primary school children, perfect for reading out aloud. Sensitively illustrated by newcomer Gabriel Evans in ink and charcoal to make Roses are Blue a graphic illustrated novel.
Superbly written in short striking sentences for children to read and empathize with Amber …
I have not got used to my new mum.
Even though I love her
(I absolutely love her),
I miss my happy,
I highly recommend Roses Are Blue for children, families, teachers, librarians and school counselors.
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I’m giving away a FREE print copy of Roses are Blue. Please comment below on why you’d like to win. Closes July 31st. Winner announced August 1st. … Good luck
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