And these are the things we find by the sea / My mummy, my mama, my brother, and me. With this gentle refrain, the debut picture book from celebrated author and playwright Natalie Meisner (Double Pregnant) reflects on her own two-mum, two-son family's early days growing up in Lockeport, Nova Scotia, Ca ...Show more
Category: Self-Esteem & Fitting In
Sometimes it's hard being in the middle! You're not the biggest, you're not the smallest, you're not the cuddliest, you're not the tallest, and you just don't know where you fit in. Follow Middle on his journey to find out where he fits and as he discovers that things without middles just aren't quite r ...Show more
Charlotte and Simon like none of the same things: Charlotte likes building things and Simon loves knocking them over; Simon runs where Charlotte walks; on the see-saw, one goes up and the other goes down... But despite their differences they still love each other very much.
Carlson's thoughtful, straightforward text and cheerful illustrations create a reassuring story about adoption, as it shows how one little girl comes into her parents' world and makes them a family forever. "Audiences looking for a loud-and-clear message that love, not looks, defines a family should ...Show more
A one-of-a-kind book that celebrates families of EVERY kind! Meet Anna, Chiara, Henry, Izzy and Jack. Their families might not look like your family, but that's okay ... they're perfect, just the way they are! From bestselling author Jessica Shirvington and much-loved illustrator Claire Robertson com ...Show more
With child-like smiling stick figures, bold, brilliant colour and upbeat text, picture-book creator Todd Parr has captured what it means for a family to belong together. In a sensitive, kid-friendly way Parr focuses on different types of families. 'We belong together because... you needed someone to ...Show more
If you love each other, then you're a family...Do you have two dads? Or one step mum? Or what about the world's biggest grandpa? Discover a whole host of silly animal families in this hilarious celebration of the love found in families big and small. Max Lang's award-winning art style and Suzanne Lang's ...Show more
Category: Children's Books
Heather's favourite number is two. She has two arms, two legs,and two pets. And she also has two mummies. When Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy, but Heather doesn't have a daddy. Then something interesting happens. When Heather and her classmates all draw pictu ...Show more
A heart-warming look at the busy days of working mothers and their preschool-aged children. It's early morning and everyone is arriving at the noisy childcare centre. Mum is going to work. "Bye, Mum." What do mums do at work? Are the children as busy as their mums?
Category: Picture Books
This fun, inclusive board book celebrates the one thing that makes every family a family . . . and that's LOVE. Love is baking a special cake. Love is lending a helping hand. Love is reading one more book. In this exuberant board book, many different families are shown in happy activity, from an early- ...Show more
This picture book explores the dynamics of sibling relationships in reassuringly simple terms. The difficulties, worries and questions that may arise from life with brothers and sisters are made accessible and approachable for young children, while the positive aspects are emphasized.