When Tarni’s mum says goodbye, all the colour and joy of life seem to go with her. Tarni retreats into her bubble. But then Chance steps in…
Tarni retreats inside her bubble when her parents fight, but when her mum finally leaves, Tarni’s bubble shrinks until almost all the colour and joy of life fade away, leaving her alone with her sorrow and grief. Then she notices a dog down on the street and her life changes once more. Chance the street dog brings colour, companionship and joy back to Tarni’s life.
Tarni’s Chance deals with the difficult subject of childhood depression and grief in simple, concrete terms and provides an optimistic and comforting conclusion to reassure young readers.