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My Mom is an Octopus cover

Book Details:
  • 48 pages
  • Premium Color
  • 8.5 x 8.5 inches

Juvenile fiction, children’s book, early reader, emergent reader, action & adventure, picture book, humor

Take one mom, add her two hands, mix in three young children, and you have the perfect recipe for fun! Like all moms, she needs to help her children with washing hair, brushing teeth, playing video games, stirring a pot of spaghetti, reading a child’s favorite book—sometimes all at the same time! My Mom is an Octopus is a delightfully illustrated story for pre-readers and early readers that will keep you smiling and laughing from start to finish. This is one book you’ll want to share over and over again!

My Mom Is An Octopus, is a book that celebrates the high art of being a multi tasking, loving mother with humor and wit. Highly entertaining and imaginative.This story is one that both parent and child will enjoy reading and re-reading.

Angela Nzarian

author of Visionary Women

I loved it. Nellie wrote my life story as a mom. Was excited to turn the page to read what mom will do next.The author's ability to tell this story from the point of view of child is nothing short of a genius.

Elenor Moreh


Nellie Emrani is an Iranian-American mother of four and grandmother of two curious boys. She has lived with her husband in California for the past 37 years. When she is not biking by Venice Beach or snowboarding on the Mammoth Mountains, she is playing piano and creating children’s storybooks for her grandchildren. Her debut children’s book is Hello Aaron! Where Are You? Want to know more? Visit


Nellie Emrani
Pia Reyes
Melody Emrani

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