Families come in all different shapes and sizes. Most babies are born into a family, some children join a family when parents form a new family, a step or blended family. Sometimes children are adopted or fostered into a family while some children spend time living with other adults who care for them. In this book, the team from Interrelate answers 100+ Questions Kids Have collected from our school programs.
“The value of this book is that it answers real questions by children in words and phrases that are informative and yet catchy and fun to read. The graphics are factual and present fairly difficult concepts in an entertaining manner.” – Dr Patricia Weerakoon, Director Graduate Program Sexual Health, University of Sydney.
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This book points out that a diagnosis that Mom has cancer is as frightening for her children as it is for her. The story describes such a situation, helping kids understand how Mom requires special medical care on her path toward regaining health. Titles in the sensitively written Let’s Talk About It! series are available in both English and Spanish language editions. They speak to the concerns and anxieties of preschool-age and early-grades children, encouraging kids to explore their feelings and then to speak openly about things that trouble them.... More info
'Right up the very top of Australia there is a special place. My friend Normie comes from there, and he says, 'Things are different to what you might see in the city. Same, but little bit diff’rent …' Told in the stunning collage artwork for which Kylie Dunstan is acclaimed, the story is related by a child living in a southern city and her friend Normie, who lives in the top end. As they compare notes about their lives, activities and interests, they discover how very much they have... More info
Every family with young kids will relate to this story about growing up and exploring the world. Perfect for 2-4 year olds, it features lively and engaging illustrations featuring Indigenous kids and a terrific read-aloud text. Look see, look at me. I'm so much bigger now I'm three. I can run, I can jump, I can skip, I can bump... Here's a delightful celebration of outback family life in an Aboriginal community. Leonie Norrington and Dee Huxley visited three northern communities, Wugularr, Barunga and Manyalalluk, to workshop... More info