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.
Other titles in the series:
* * *The highly-anticipated junior version of Bruce Pascoe’s multi award-winning book.* Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first person accounts in a book for younger readers. Using the accounts of early European explorers, colonists and farmers, Bruce Pascoe compellingly argues for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer label for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. He allows the reader to see Australia as it was before Europeans arrived — a land of cultivated farming areas, productive fisheries, permanent homes, and... More info
Loppy the Lac has learned its whole life to look out for danger. Looking out for what can go wrong is all it knows – until Loppy meets Curly Calmster. Curly teaches Loppy that it doesn’t have to look out for the everyday worst-case scenarios all the time. This book will give you child a unique way to think about their worries. Having an understanding of their anxiety or “worry feelings” gives them empowerment. Learning that there is an alternative to worrying all the time gives them some relief. Loppy... More info
In this beautifully illustrated story, parents deliver the news to their daughter that they are getting a divorce. The child expresses a broad range of emotions, all expressed in terms of animals (e.g., she wants to withdraw like a turtle, roar like a lion, fly like a bird) and has lots of questions for her parents, which they answer thoughtfully and honestly. When a child's parents tell her they have decided to divorce, the last thing she wants to do is talk about it. Instead, she wants to roar... More info