A First Look At: Same-Sex Parents: This is My Family
Illustrated by Lesley Harker
This reassuring picture book introduces children to same-sex parenting. It shows that all parents love, care and support their children in the same way. Young children learn to respect people's differences and treat all types of families fairly and without discrimination.
The superb A First Look At series consists of a number of reassuring picturebooks that give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues.
Notes for parents and teachers at the back of the book provide valuable advice for how to share this book with your child or class.
Suitable for Key Stage 1 (ages 5-7), occasional prompts throughout the text give a chance to discuss the issue being raised.
Written by trained psychotherapist, journalist and parent, and illustrated by an experienced children's book artist, this is a part of an acclaimed and successful, long-running series of picture-book non-fiction books for Early Years. Books in the series give advice and promote interaction between children, parents and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues. They are excellent tools for teachers to use during classroom discussions.