Belle and Chloe are loving twin sisters who do everything together. But one day, tragedy strikes when Belle is burned by a pot of boiling soup. With third-degree burns on several areas of her body, she must spend a few months in the hospital for treatment and later have surgery to reduce her scars.
A beautifully illustrated story about trauma and recovery, this picture book for children shares the story of the accident, the impact the event has on Belle’s self-image, her relationship with her sister and the rest of the family, and the value of family, support, and love during her recovery. The story was inspired by the author's own childhood experience.
An empowering story about self acceptance. a very heart-warming story as it’s about a little girl who learns how to cope with trauma.
The story captures a myriad of emotions - such as guilt, shame and helplessness - experienced by Belle’s entire family, after her accident.
- Juvenile Fiction
- Picture book
- 8 - 12