My Mama Is a Work of Art (Hardcover)

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My Mama Is a Work of Art (Hardcover)


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Celebrate tattooed moms with this delightful, loving, and inclusive picture book.

A young boy whose mama is tattooed from head to toe discovers that beauty in the world is subjective and learns to value difference when he sees the world through the lens of his creative mother—a living work of art. Author-illustrator Hana Acabado crafts a celebratory and colorful picture book of accepting differences and sharing one’s unique story with the world. A must-have book for any tattooed parent and a perfect gift for Mother's Day.
Hana Acabadois a New York-based Filipino illustrator, designer, musician, and writer. She likes to create art and share stories about extraordinary people and different cultures from around our world. She lives in Penfield, NY, with her husband and two boys, Kenzo and Kohji. Visit her at
Product Details ISBN: 9780762483990
ISBN-10: 0762483997
Publisher: Running Press Kids
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2024
Pages: 32
Language: English
"This joyful celebration of tattoos, acceptance, and self-discovery is a delightful read for those with or without tattoos, encapsulating the beauty of this art form in a heartwarming and ­accessible way. ­VERDICT: A wonderful addition to any library, as it fosters understanding and celebrates the uniqueness that makes each individual a work of art."—School Library Journal, starred review

“As the often community-focused illustrations nod to famous works of art… the work celebrates the autonomy and ritual that tattoos represent for one parent who is regarded as nothing short of ‘a masterpiece.’”—Publishers Weekly