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Tough Like Mum

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Tough Like Mum by Lana Button
Hardcover $18.99
Apr 13, 2021 | ISBN 9780735265981

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Praise

One of CCBC’s Best Books for Kids and Teens, Fall 2021
A Canadian Children’s Book Centre Favourite Book of the Year (2021)


“Powerful in its vulnerability.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Mok offers simple, carefully shaded gouache and colored-pencil art, underlining this sensitive portrayal of the bond between one mother and child navigating difficult circumstances and whether to welcome help.” —Publishers Weekly

“Powerful stuff.” —Wall Street Journal

“This tender tale imparts that asking for help shows toughness, too.” —New York Times

“Lana Button gently explores the pressures that kids feel when they have to take on the roles that the adults in their lives can’t.” —Globe and Mail

“Readers should come away from the story realizing that staying ‘tough’ is not the only answer.” —Horn Book

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