Heather Has Two Mummies by Leslea Newman


Heather Has Two Mummies by Leslea Newman

All but unavailable since 2009, this delightful, important modern classic is back by public demand - revitalised in an updated, beautifully illustrated new edition for young readers. Celebrated author Leslea Newman and bestselling illustrator Laura Cornell tell the story of a little girl called Heather. Heather's favourite number is two - she has two arms, two legs, two pets and two lovely mummies. But when Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy ...and Heather doesn't have a daddy! But then the class all draw portraits of their families, and not one single drawing is the same. Heather and her classmates realize - it doesn't matter who makes up a family, the most important thing is that all the people in it love one another very much.


Each page is a visual depiction of the beauty and joy of diversity. School Library Journal a charming, sweet-spirited story Booklist

About the Author

Leslea Newman is the author of more than sixty books for children and adults. A former poet laureate of Northampton, Massachusetts, USA, she lives in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Laura Cornell has illustrated many books for children, including the best-selling picture books by Jamie Lee Curtis. She lives in New York City.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

4th February 2016



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