A First Look at Adoption: My Parents Picked Me
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Author: Pat Thomas
Illustrator: Lesley Harkar
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
How this book might help: Provides an easy to understand introduction to the subject of adoption for young children.
This book is written by a Psychotherapist and counsellor and deals with the questions a child may have about adoption. It helps to reassure a child that they were specially picked to be part of a family that was not theirs by birth. It explains there are sometimes reason why they cannot live with birth parents and about foster care. This is a very useful book with lots of information for young children.
Reviewed by: Rosemary Griffith
Age Range: 4+