Roses are Blue
Published: 2014 by Walker Books
Level: Primary Years (3-5)
Amber’s mum is different. Amber loves her new mum, but she misses her old painting, dancing smiling mum. She keeps her mum a secret from all the friends she makes at her new school. Then the teacher announces a special Mother’s Day High Tea and Amber worries about people meeting her mum. What will people think and how will she explain? A beautiful verse novel dealing with resilience and coping with change.