Why Me, Mama? (Hardcover)

Why Me, Mama? By Katherine Lockwood, Evgeniya Erokhina (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Join Rose the owl as she learns about kindness, friendship and self love in this beautiful children's book about the disability experience.

Everyone has something, sometimes you can see it & sometimes you can't.

Rose the wee owl is planning her birthday celebration. Instead of feeling excited though, Rose is worried that her friends will not want to come, because she is different. As Rose and her mother deliver the invitations, Rose discovers that the other animals have something that makes them different, too. How will Rose's party turn out? Will her friends come to the party? Find out in this unique and heartwarming story of compassion and kindness.

Various disabilities are individually highlighted in this book including facial paralysis/weakness, inability to abduct the eyes (Duane syndrome), club feet, cleft palate, mild, moderate & severe hypotonia, limb differences, strabismus, Autism, Pierre Robin sequence, Poland syndrome, developmental delay, speech, hearing, vision, feeding and respiratory difficulty. These individual differences can all be found in Moebius syndrome.

Silver Award Winner of the 2023 Nautilus Award

Winner of a 2022 Moonbeam Award Bronze Medal

Winner of a Silver 2023 IPPY Award

Product Details
ISBN: 9798985563504
Publisher: Acorn Cottage Press
Publication Date: July 24th, 2022
Pages: 48
Language: English