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 that affects many children's lives, and the story told in this book was written for those little boys and girls. Its message can help soothe their feelings and make them understand that their parents' separation is in no way their fault. Parents who are divorcing will also value Mom and Dad Glue as a story they can read to their children and help them realize that although their parents' marriage has not worked out, Mom and Dad love them today, as they always have and always will.
A Book Of Feelings: A warm, gentle book for young children who sometimes struggle to express what they're feeling. A Book of Feelings stars a brother and sister, Sam and Kate, and their dog, Fuzzy Bean. Sam and Kate know what makes them happy: cuddling Mum, reading a story with Dad, swimming, running and dancing... lots of things. But they don't feel happy all the time (nor does Fuzzy Bean), and in the course of the book we see them feeling grumpy, embarrassed, shy, nervous, frightened, sad and... More info
A memory of a child-hood experience has prompted this story. How important it is for parents to teach their children to be aware of stranger danger, trust their own senses and protect themselves. Fay Gee-Hoy was born in Cherbourg but grew up in different places. This story was written during a writing for healing group workshop.- A photo brought back a memory of her real life experience in Redfern in 1968, Fay still thinks, “I wonder what would have happened if I had opened that gate.” She is proud... More info
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... More info