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  • Can I Tell You About Adoption?: A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals

    Can I Tell You About Adoption?: A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals

    by Anne Braff Brodzinsky

    Meet Chelsea - a young girl who was adopted. Chelsea invites you to learn about adoption from her perspective and introduces us to two friends of hers who were also transracially adopted. Chelsea and her friends help children understand what it means to be adopted, the experiences and challenges that follow the adoption process, and how they can help. Accessible and informative, this illustrated book is an ideal introduction to adoption for children aged 7+ and is a great tool for encouraging discussions for families, teachers and professionals working with...

  • I Am Extra Special: 21st Century Guide to the Birds and the Bees

    I Am Extra Special: 21st Century Guide to the Birds and the Bees

    by Belinda Messer

    *Publish date: *March2015 The 21st Century Guide to The Birds and the Bees was carefully written to be suitable for all families to read with their children. Included: natural conception, IVF, surrogacy and donor’s, fulfilling the space in the ‘how a baby is made’ book market and going that step further into the 21st century of how babies are conceived. Through beautiful illustrations and engaging content children will be entrusted with the knowledge of how all the different types of conception occur. They will have a basic understanding of pregnancy...

  • I Am Extra Special: An IVF Story

    I Am Extra Special: An IVF Story

    by Belinda Messer & Rosie Luik

    I Am Extra Special: An IVF story is aimed at children aged 4-10 years and explains how they were conceived using IVF. It is a beautifully illustrated story book that is perfectly worded and engaging for little people and their families. This is the first children’s book in the series. The series was created as a tool to educate children through simple text and enjoyable illustrations about sometimes tricky conversations. They have written their first two books in 2014. *About Belinda Messer* A wife and mother of 3 children both...

  • Kit Kitten and the Topsy-Turvy Feelings: A Story About Parents Who Aren't Always Able to Care

    Kit Kitten and the Topsy-Turvy Feelings: A Story About Parents Who Aren't Always Able to Care

    by Jane Evans And Izzy Bean

    Kit Kitten lives with her parent Kizz Cat. Kit can't understand why sometimes Kizz Cat seems sad and faraway and others times is busy and rushes about. Kit is sometimes cold and confused in this topsy turvy world and needs help to find ways to tell others about the big, medium and small feelings which have got stuck inside. Luckily for Kit, Kindly Cat comes along. Many children live in homes where things are chaotic and parents or carers are distracted and emotionally unavailable to them. This storybook, designed for...

  • Maybe Days - A Book for Children in Foster Care

    Maybe Days - A Book for Children in Foster Care

    by Jennifer Wilgocki & Marcia KW

    Will I live with my parents again? Will I stay with my foster parents forever? For children in foster care, the answer to many questions is often "maybe." *Maybe Days* addresses the questions, feelings, and concerns these children most often face. Honest and reassuring, it also provides basic information that children want and need to know, including the roles of various people in the foster care system and whom to ask for help. An extensive afterword for adults caring for foster children describes the child's experience, underscores the importance of open...

  • Mulberry Bird: An Adoption Story

    Mulberry Bird: An Adoption Story

    by Anne Braff Brodzinsky

    In this new edition of a classic in adoption literature, Mother Bird rises to meet the challenges of bringing up her baby bird against all odds and elements. When a storm scatters her nest, she is forced to think about how best to care for her precious baby bird, and faces the heart-breaking choice of either continuing to struggle on her own, or giving her baby to another family of birds, to look after him and care for him in their strong, secure nest. This beautifully illustrated book sensitively...

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