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All about families

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All about families

What do families look like? Who’s in your family? And how can families change? With delightful illustrations, this glorious celebration of family diversity talks about lone-parent families, adoptive, foster, divorced, remarried, and mixed race families, and lots, lots more, showing little children that families come in all shapes and sizes.

“A brilliantly effective and joyous celebration of family diversity and the differences that make family life so rewarding”
Pam Norfolk - Lancashire Evening Post


Key Stage: EYFS/KS1 PSHE; Age 3+

BIC: A2N79

Price: £9.99
ISBN: 9781474949071
32 pages
290 x 240mm

Illustrator: Mar Ferrero

Felicity Brooks

Felicity Brooks is an Editorial Director and writer at Usborne Publishing. She studied English and Drama at Exeter University and worked as an actor, teacher and lexicographer before starting work in children’s publishing in the late 1980s. She has written and edited hundreds of children’s titles, including stories and novelty books for pre-schoolers and books about history, geography, languages, science, maths, nature and the arts. Her books have won the TES Senior Information Book Award, the Aventis Science Books Prize, the SLA Information Book Award, the Sheffield Baby Books Award and Practical Pre-school Gold and Silver Awards.

Felicity Brooks


Winner - Made for Mums Awards 2019
Preschool Book category

Press Reviews

We all have families, but sometimes our families don't always look like the ones represented in books, on TV, or in films. This is the ultimate guide to families all over the world. Whatever size or shape, whatever background you come from, whatever language you speak, homes you live in, and occasions you celebrate.
Parent Talk
Celebration of diversity and difference.
Nursery World
With a helpful list of 'family words' in the back of the book and an explanation of mood changes – like being upset, worried, angry, excited, grumpy or embarrassed – that can affect other family members, this is a brilliantly effective and joyous celebration of family diversity and the differences that make family life so rewarding.
Pam Norfolk - Lancashire Evening Post

Reader Reviews

All About Families
As a family, we have thoroughly enjoyed sharing this book with our son during our bedtime and weekend reads. There are some nice positive comments about what families are and some useful illustrations which encourage acceptance and understanding of difference.

Sedo (Teacher) and Korai Charlie, age 5 (Tidy Books Parent Panel), 3rd August 2018