Picture Books Library < Issues
Picture books that help young children cope with big issues and situations such as bullying, divorce, adoption and serious illness.
Books that explain adoption and fostering to young children, and support, inform and reassure adopted children who are struggling with transition, new concepts and feelings.
Picture books for children who have been affected by bullying or other violent/abusive behaviour.
Books that cover environmental issues and explains them in a simple way that children can understand.
Books which tackle the difficult subjects of bereavement and loss. Grieving children may find comfort or answers to challenging questions in the pages of these books.
Books which inform and comfort children who have parents (or other family members/loved ones) suffering from depression.
Picture books that gently explain the issues surrounding divorce and separation to young children, to help them get a sense of what’s happening.
Age-appropiate picture books aimed at young children who are curious about where babies come from.
Many children’s picture books still feature the traditional ‘nuclear family’. Our book library contains non-traditional family stories, including blended, single-sex and single-parent families.
Books for children who have a parent or other loved one in prison; which explain prison life and help children deal with the absence of a parent.
Books which inform children about the importance of personal safety and protection. Subjects include road and home safety and ‘stranger danger’.
Books which inform or comfort children who are seriously ill, or have family members or other loved ones suffering from a serious physical or mental illness.