Mamma Has A Black Dog


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This book aims to delicately explain from the perspective of a young child the impact of depression on an entire family. It uses the metaphor of a black dog to help explain the struggle that families face when dealing with depression.

When the black dog starts following Mamma everywhere she goes, Momma doesn’t seem her happy self anymore. Find out how she learns to tame her black dog and find happiness again.

Author Bio:

Shannon is an Early Childhood Teacher and mother of three young boys. She resides in Brisbane, Australia. Mamma has a Black Dog is her first published children’s book. Shannon has aspirations to continue writing books for young children to help discuss sensitive issues.


“Great book on mental health in language children can understand. I loved the message on a delicate topic but provided hope for all. Children will relate and parents will get relief- highly recommended”

  • Soft cover (Picture book)
  • Age range 5+
  • Full Colour
  • 22 Page