Why Do Families Change? Our First Talk About Separation and Divorce
Using upbeat, colorful illustrations and straightforward text, Roberts reassures kids that they are loved and that divorce or separation is not their fault…Potentially scary concepts, such as moving, are made accessible…A helpful tool for adults seeking to explain divorce to elementary students
What Happens When a Loved One Dies?
This helpful book…employs simple, yet truthful, responses that either immediately satisfy or give children additional tools for articulating more specific questions…An excellent choice for preschools as well as libraries.
Where Do Babies Come From?CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens, commended CA 2016; Ontario Library Association's Best Bet Award, commended January 2016
Using honesty, plain language, and proper terminology, Roberts covers the basics, but also includes answers to a few common follow-up questions for kids who are curious or ready for more information. Cindy Revell’s bright illustrations highlight diversity and provide visual clarity that enhances the text. This is a great starting point for parents and caregivers who might need a bit of help knowing how much to tell little ones.
What Makes Us Unique?CCBC Best Books, commended CA 2017
The value of diversity is woven through the child-like drawing and reinforces the topic of variety and uniqueness. The illustrations sparkle with colour and warmth…The underlying powerful message is one of respecting the variety in our world, and readers are left with the optimistic spin of celebrating differences. It is never too early to teach even the youngest that we are all different and special in our own way.