Rosie is surprised to find her Mom dancing alone in the living room, but when Mom announces, “Your Mum and I are getting married!” they can’t wait to start planning the big day. Friends and family come together for a celebration of love.
It gives parents and educators the chance to teach children about tolerance, acceptance and love.
Second Story Press Celebrates Gay Marriage in California With Their Classic Picture Book ‘Mom and Mum are Getting Married!
It’s a welcome reflection of reality for children who are growing up in lesbian or gay-parented families.
Writing the story from the point of a view of a child with two mothers helps to protect the book from an overly didactic ring.
Highlighting a different kind of family, the book is a celebration of love and family in a changing world.
This book easily introduces the topic of same-sex marriage in an age-appropriate manner.
The story is complemented by bright, cheerful illustrations that will no doubt appeal to young children.
This book is a simple yet powerful treatment of the socially contentious issue, same-sex marriage.