Mama, My Hero highlights the realities of the current pandemic and the magic of a uniquely innocent perspective. This is the story of one day in the life of an intensive care unit nurse working during the COVID-19 pandemic, as told by her unborn baby.
The narrator is witness to his mother at work, where she takes care of her patients with great empathy, despite her fatigue. Returning home after a hard day, his mother is in turn cared for by her loving husband. Ultimately, the baby, like readers, praises his mother the nurse for her heroic deeds.
The global pandemic has affected every child in one way or another. Health care workers and other essential workers are at the frontline of the pandemic. This book will teach children about empathy and to develop an appreciation for frontline workers.