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+

Tags: adoption, being different, family, foster

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