Bestselling author and award-winning actress Julianne Moore pays homage to all the Muttis, Mammas, and Mamans who are from ather country. A foreign mum may eat, speak and dress differently than other mums- she may wear special clothes for holidays, twist hair in strange old-fashioned braids and cook recipes passed down from grandma. Such a mum may be different than other mums, but she is also clearly the best. Vividly illustrated by Meilo So, this funny and heartwarming picture book about growing up in multiple cultures celebrates the diverse world in which we live.
Julianne Moore was inspired to write My Mom Is a Foreigner in memory of her own foreign mum. Julianne Moore is the bestselling author of Freckleface Strawberry, Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully, and Freckleface Strawberry: Best Friends Forever. She is also an award-winning actress and Artist Ambassador for Save the Children. Meilo So is the esteemed artist behind the 20th Century Children's Poetry Treasury, Pale Male, Tasty Baby Bellybuttons, The Beauty Of The Beast, and Water Sings Blue, which Booklist called 'beautifully illustrated' in a starred review. She has worked with such children's book luminaries as Jack Prelutsky and Judy Sierra. Since she was born in Hong Kong and now lives in the Shetland Isles with her husband and daughter, Meilo So is herself a foreign mum.