Rhyming book were Flora finds out she is adopted and her parents explain what that means. Useful notes for parents / carers at the back.
Jessica the cat lives with a family of mice and wonders what sort of animal she is. She is reassured to be told to be content and happy where she is and that as long as she is loved, it is OK to be different.
A child asks her parents to recount the night that they adopted her. A story which captures the excitement of parents awaiting their new baby. Humorous illustrations concentrate on the night of the adoption. A warm, light-hearted approach that reads well as a story.
Ben’s two dads adopted him when he was four. This story encourages an understanding and appreciation of same-sex parents, as well as looking at the different sorts of families that there can be.
The story of a family adopting a baby girl from China told through the eyes of a little boy a young boy who is eagerly anticipating the arrival of his new sister.
A useful, simple information book which explains fostering and adoption to young children. Helpful ideas for an adult to use.
Two children abandoned by their mother are taken by a social worker to live with their aunt. They are reassured that their mother still loves them and will be able to look after them again when she is better.
Sharing stories about various situations can put a child’s mind at ease and make transitions and new experiences easier to cope with and more understandable.
British Association for Adoption and Fostering
Working for children separated from their birth families