First pub. 1985, this edition: 2010
August 24, 2021
Jellybean aka Geraldine knows that her mother is different from the mums of the other girls at her school. Geraldine’s mother is a musician who sometimes plays in a jazz band and in an orchestra. Jellybean is a shy character but she also has some hidden courage that we see later.
When a stranger comes into their lives, it starts making her think about her dad who has been absent since she was a kid. Jellybean finds out that this stranger is someone from her mother’s past, which makes this stranger even more mysterious to Jellybean. Read more