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Peas that move pods!
A collection of resources for foster or adoptive families. Although some of these apply to a wider audience too, with the therapeutic guides these books are a perfect way to open up conversations about the meaning of family with children and those who support them. Click on a book to buy or read more below.
A poetic collection of honest reflections from an adoptive parent. Funny, moving and refreshingly honest, these poems will encourage any parent in the thick of all the challenges that come with parenting.
A brilliant gift for Adopters and Professionals.
'Meet the Peas'
A collection of short poems spoken by each pea in the pod. Use as a standalone resource or a sequel to the 'Family' picture book. The Poems introduce children to the feelings and perspectives of different family members building empathy and compassion for others close to them. The position, role and gender of some Peas is left for the reader to decide, making it applicable to ANY family.
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The 'Family' Picture Book
A colourful collection of pictures exploring the concept of Family. Children can absorb the content at their own pace. The Guide to Therapeutic Use will equip adults to get the most from the book as a therapeutic resource and healthy conversation-starter.
There is no given narrative other than counting 1-10 which adds appeal for Key stage 1 children who are allergic to reading but are ready for debate around the topic of family.
'A Stranger Called Mummy'
A collection of thought provoking photographs with quotes from a Six year old talking about her experience of adoption and advice for adoptive families, relatives, teachers and friends.
Encourage a new family or prepare your bookshelf for an adoptee with this little gem!
Read more about the purpose of these Publications and who its all for on our home page.