Middle sibling Martha Mouse is fed up with being squashed between older sister Clara and little brother Ben. She feels ignored and not special, so decides to run away thinking that the family will probably not even notice she has gone. On her journey she meets a wise frog who shows her that being ‘the one in the middle’ can be a positive experience.
Categories: Friendship & Getting Along
Martha in the Middle
May help children who feel ignored or not special because they are the middle child.
Author: Jan Fearnley Illustrator: Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Things we liked:
Lovely illustrations and amusing text make this good for reading aloud