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    • ISBN:9781786486394
    • Publication date:05 Oct 2017

Sketchy Muma

What it Means to be a Mother

By Anna Lewis

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  • £12.99

The moving, funny and utterly endearing illustrated diary of what it means to be a mother.

'Anna's sketches never fail to put a smile on my face and make my heart a little warmer.' GIOVANNA FLETCHER

This gorgeous little book charts the various bewildering stages of becoming a mother, from those tell-tale blue lines in the pregnancy test, to labour, birth, coming home and venturing out. Breastfeeding nightmares, eating dinner with one hand, soft play hell and chronic sleep deprivation - but also the sheer beauty of falling in love again and the amazing discovery of what it's like to have a family - these are all captured in Sketchy Muma's glorious drawings.

This is the perfect gift book for both young and experienced parents. Anna Lewis understands the light and shade that comes with motherhood, and it is those universal truths that will connect all those parents who delight in her sketches.

Biographical Notes

Anna Lewis has always drawn for as long as she can remember. She is a published children's book illustrator, and Sketchy Muma is her personal project. She started it as she snatched brief moments when marooned in random car parks with her napping baby She never looked back. She now lives in Cornwall with her film-maker Ray and their daughter, who is now three.

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  • ISBN: 9781786486387
  • Publication date: 05 Oct 2017
  • Page count: 128
  • Imprint: Quercus
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