One Day at a Time

A Story About Healing from Divorce


By Rachel Ip

Illustrated by Natelle Quek

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$24.99 CAD




Hardcover $18.99 $24.99 CAD

Poppy and Robin learn to adjust to their family’s new circumstances in this thoughtful story about divorce told over the course of a year of healing.

When Poppy and Robin’s parents separate, everything starts to transform around them. But as their new everyday lives take shape, the two slowly discover that even the biggest changes get easier with time. And just like a garden, it takes love and patience before seeds of joy begin to grow.

This heartfelt and honest picture book can be a springboard for discussing the emotional topic of divorce with children. It’s a gentle and hopeful reminder that happiness can bloom from even the toughest days.


On Sale
Jan 28, 2025
Page Count
40 pages

Rachel Ip

About the Author

Rachel Ip is the author of The Forgettery and The Last Garden. She has always loved language and literature, which led her to study modern languages and linguistics at Cambridge University. She then worked in marketing communications for over ten years before writing for children. Rachel lives in Hong Kong and invites you to visit her online at
Natelle Quek is a Malaysian-born illustrator who spent the latter half of her formative years in New Zealand. She loves using bold colors and cinematic perspectives to draw audiences into her worlds. Natelle lives in the United Kingdom and invites you to visit her online at

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