Family Forest

Family Forest While some kids have a family tree we have a family forest Do you have half sisters big brothers step parents The modern family comes in all shapes and sizes This gentle and witty picture book look

  • Title: Family Forest
  • Author: Kim Kane Lucia Masciullo
  • ISBN: 9781921564703
  • Page: 421
  • Format: Hardcover
  • While some kids have a family tree, we have a family forest Do you have half sisters, big brothers, step parents The modern family comes in all shapes and sizes This gentle and witty picture book looks at one such family.

    • Family Forest « Kim Kane Lucia Masciullo
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      Posted by:Kim Kane Lucia Masciullo
      Published :2019-09-26T05:53:43+00:00

    2 thoughts on “Family Forest

    1. Kim Kane was born in London in a bed bequeathed by Wordsworth to a writer, a painter or a poet Despite this auspicious beginning, she went on to practise law Kim s picture book Family Forest was shortlisted for the 2011 Children s Book Council of Australia CBCA Awards The Vegetable Ark was a 2011 CBCA Notable Book in two categories Kim s first novel, Pip the story of Olive, won the 2008 Barbara Ramsden Award and was shortlisted for the 2009 Australian Book Industry Awards and the Speech Pathology Australian awards.Kim lives with her family in Melbourne She writes whenever and wherever she can.

    2. What a delightful book explaining the make up of modern families. The story is about a young boy who is explaining to his classmates who is in his family. He begins drawing on a picture of himself on a piece of paper and then starts on the other members. He simply explains what half sisters are, whole sisters aren't full of holes, funny dads, step mothers, mum which get called by their first name, what a partner is, and big brothers. The boys picture has ended up quite complex but that is not ho [...]

    3. Family Forest is an ingenious little picture book explaining the somewhat complex nature of non-nuclear/blended families.Using humour and some amazing illustrations by Lucia Masciullo, Family Forest seeks to explain and clarify what all the different terms in a blended family mean and to illustrate that these non-traditional/nuclear confirming families are not only perfectly normal, but are happy and whole in their own way.Kim Lane utilises simple and easy to understand language to explain the c [...]

    4. A clever way to introduce different family structures using amusing illustrations in a fun story. I loved the illustrations as much as the story.

    5. A great look at a very blended family. so good to see a picture book dealing with this topic that isn't preachy and treats all the family relationships as quite ordinary.

    6. A book looking at mixed family types. Full of funny little puns about whole/hole, step and half family members. It is gorgeous!

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