Congratulations to Springtime author, Barbara-Anne Puren. Her delightful poetry book for children, A Family Just Like Mine, has received an honorary mention in the 2018 Dragonfly Book Awards.
A Family Just Like Mine
Children will love jumping, high-fiving and stomping along with Gemma on her amazing adventure.
The era of the nuclear family, with a working dad and stay-at-home mom is fast disappearing. There is no longer any such thing as a Typical Family, but rather, a whole grab bag of family arrangements. Families are now more ethnically, racially, religiously and stylistically diverse than a decade ago.
Postmodernists argue that the increase in diversity of family household structures reflects that we now live in a tolerant society. The family unit is thriving and continues to play a central role in shaping the health and wellbeing of family members.
In A Family Just Like Mine, Gemma, an inquisitive, adopted child, travels the world looking for a family like her own. Her journey begins in London, from there she meets giants in Bolivia, rides an elephant in India, slides down dunes in Egypt and skis in Switzerland.
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