A beautiful book for readers of 13 years upwards, full of poetry and illustrations with space for your own scribbles. One night a mother and daughter flee the threat of the man who should love them; swapping home for safety and new beginnings. Navigating powerful topics with warmth and honesty.
It can be read start to finish as a complete story or dipped in and out of to find poems about life and love, growing up and the challenges it poses. After-words illustrates how Hope can be found in the darkest places and the joy that is found in the every day. It is ultimately optimistic and overflowing with love.
'Pearl by name and pearl by nature. This collection of poems and inspiring thoughts about the journey to being a wise woman is a stunning debut from Charlotte Pearl.' - Rachel Kelly, writer and mental health advocate