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Mom Marries Mum!
By (author): Ken Setterington Illustrated by: Alice Priestley
9781772601343 Board book, Picture book, Adhesive bound English Juvenile: Age (years) from 0 - 3, Grade (CAN) exact P, Grade (US) exact P, Reading age from 5 - 6 JUVENILE FICTION / LGBT Sep 08, 2020
$10.95 CAD
Active 7 x 7 x 0.06 in | 260 gr 18 pages Second Story Press
A celebration of love and family.

A brother and sister are thrilled that their mom and mum are getting married! ! A beautiful celebration of a loving family celebrating an important day together.

Ken Setterington is a retired librarian, storyteller, author, and a children’s book reviewer. He was the first Children and Youth Advocate for Library Services for the Toronto Public Library. He received the title Librarian of the Year. He is the author of the picture book Mom and Mum are Getting Married!. He lives with his partner in Toronto.

Alice Priestley has illustrated numerous books including five other children’s stories. Out on the Ice in the Middle of the Bay was shortlisted for a Mr. Christie Book Award and the Amelia Frances Gibbon Award. Her other books include Winning the Girl of the Sea, The Watcher, Clouds on the Mountain and Someone’s Reading This Book. She lives in Toronto with her husband and children.



Contributor Website
- This is a retelling for the youngest audience of the classic picture book Mom and Mum are Getting Married! – one of the first children’s books on same-sex marriage, published in 2004.
- This will join a very small list of board books about same sex families, let alone same sex marriage.
- Author Ken Setterington is well known in the Queer and the library community. He is known to librarians for his book Branded by the Pink Triangle, which tells the story of Gay victims of the Holocaust and was named a Stonewall Honor Book by the American Library Association.
- Promotion at national and regional school, library and trade conferences
- Extensive ARC distribution, advance e-galleys
- Author interviews online and blog and social media promotion
- Reach-out to diversity, LGBTQ+ media (traditional, social, and online)


For more information contact
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This little story is brimming with the message of the joy of love and family. - Tamara Opar, Canadian Review of Materials

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