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  • Do You Sing Twinkle: A Story about Remarriage and New Family

    Do You Sing Twinkle: A Story about Remarriage and New Family

    by Sandra Levins

    A useful picture story book for sharing with children who are living with step families. Living apart from a parent can be a hard adjustment for kids. And, if that parent remarries and has stepchildren, things can get really confusing. Told from a young boy's point of view, Do You Sing Twinkle? sensitively addresses many feelings and questions that children may have while adjusting to remarriage and a blended family after their parents' divorce. An extensive Note to Parents by Jane Annunziata, PsyD, is included to help parents learn easy...

  • I Don't Want to Talk About It

    I Don't Want to Talk About It

    by Jeanie Franz Ransom

    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...

  • It's Just Different Now

    It's Just Different Now

    by Linda Epsie

    A compassionate book which will help many children come to terms with their grief at parental separation. Written by an accredited grief counseller and educator.  *A book about children’s grief after separation and divorce* "A moving, compassionate and beautifully illustrated book…the simplicity of language used and the powerful colour and clarity of the illustrations is symbolic of an underlying truth – that pain faced boldly in the light of day eventually loses some of its ferocious intensity …its message has the power to touch us all." *- Dianne Mc Kissock OAM, relationship...

  • Let’s Talk About It! - When My Parents Forgot How to be Friends

    Let’s Talk About It! - When My Parents Forgot How to be Friends

    by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos

    Young children become confused and hurt when their parents constantly argue, then decide to divorce. This sensitively written book assures boys and girls that children are in no way responsible for their parents’ inability to get along together. It lets kids know that although one parent chooses to move away from the home, both parents continue to love their little boy or girl. Both Mom and Dad will continue to spend happy times with them. Even very young children have concerns and anxieties, and Let’s Talk About It! books are written...

  • Living With Mum And Living With Dad: My Two Homes

    Living With Mum And Living With Dad: My Two Homes

    by Melanie Walsh

    A reassuring and simple story about separation for the very youngest children. Mum and Dad don't live together anymore so sometimes this little girl lives with her mum and her cat and sometimes she lives with her dad. She has two bedrooms and two sets of toys but she takes her favourite toys with her wherever she goes. This simple, warm, lift-the-flap book with bold and colourful illustrations is a reassuring representation of separation for the youngest children. Melanie Walsh is sympathetically alive to the changes in routine that...

  • Mum and Dad Glue

    Mum and Dad Glue

    by Kes Gray

    An incredibly powerful book about a boy coming to terms with his parents’ divorce by Kes Gray and Lee Wildish. A little boy tries to find a pot of parent glue to stick his mum and dad back together. His parents have come undone and he wants to mend their marriage, stick their smiles back on and make them better. This story is brilliantly told with a powerful message that even though his parents may be broken, their love for him is not. Divorce is an unhappy fact...

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