UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher My Mom Is So Unusual is a popular children's picture book from Pemmican Publications first issued in 1986. It tells the realistic story about a single parent family with a young girl and her mother. Often the parent-child roles are reversed when mother is afraid of the dark and when daughter helps find misplaced items. The daughter explains why she loves her mother because she is so unusual and unlike the mothers of her friends. The story is told with humour and each page of text is accompanied by a black and white drawing.