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All kinds of families

Norma Simon

This picture book is an essay on family love and continuity. Many ethnic groups are represented as the author points out that families come in many different packages and in many different forms.

24x21cm  40 pages  $26.00  
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Because your Daddy loves you

Andrew Clements

A day spent with a young child at the beach is filled with many minor dramas, but Daddy lovingly finds a way to fix each problem. Pays tribute to a father's unconditional love and patience.

20x26cm  32 pages  $12.00  
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Families, families, families

Suzanne Lang, Illus Max Lang

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.

32 pages  $17.00  
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Family Book

Todd Parr

Represents a variety of families, some big and some small, some with only one parent and some with two moms or dads, some quiet and some noisy, but all alike in some ways and special no matter what.

26x26cm  32 pages  $16.00  
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Family Forest

Kim Kane

While some kids have a family tree, we have a family forest! Do you have half-sisters, big brothers, step-parents? The modern family comes in all shapes and sizes. This gentle and witty picture book looks at one such family.

32 pages  $17.00  
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Family is Like a Cake

Big Hug Book

Shona Innes, Irisz Agocs

Celebrates families in all of their different shapes and forms and speaks to the importance of safety, love, discipline and support. Families come in all shapes and sizes. They are the people who help us feel like we belong. Families give us help, support and loveā€¦ even when we are apart from them. When we are with our family, we feel like we are home.
This is another book in the BIG HUG series, an Australian series, written by a clinical and forensic psychologist.


24x24cm  32 pages  $14.95  
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Great Big Book of Families

Mary Hoffman, illus Ros Asquith

What is a family? Once, it was said to be a father, mother, boy, girl, cat and dog living in a house with a garden. But as times have changed, families have changed too, and now there are almost as many kinds of families as colours of the rainbow - from a mum and dad or single parent to two mums or two dads, from a mixed-race family to children with different mums and dads, from families with a disabled member to those with a mum or dad in prison.
This book takes a look through children's eyes at the wide varieties of family life: from homes, food, ways of celebrating, schools and holidays to getting around, jobs and housework, from extended families, languages and hobbies to pets and family trees - and she concludes that, for most people, their own family is the best one of all.

40 pages  $0.00  
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Siblings Without Rivalry

How to help your children live together so you can live too

Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

Just the most popular book on sibling rivalry, this book challenges the idea that constant, unpleasant conflict among siblings is natural and unavoidable and uses action-oriented, accessible anecdotes and stories to show parents the many ways to teach children to get along.

259 pages  $32.00  
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