The Great Big Book of Familiesby Mary Hoffman, Ros Asquith (Illustrator)
This fun and fascinating treasury features all kinds of families and their lives together. Each spread showcases one aspect of home life-from houses and holidays, to schools and pets, to feelings and family trees. Ros Asquith's humorous illustrations perfectly complement a charming text from the acclaimed Mary Hoffman; kids will love poring over these pages again and again. A celebration of the diverse fabric of kith and kin the world over, The Great Big Book of Families is a great big treat for every family to share.
starred reviews in School Library Journal, Kirkus, Booklist; "Thoughtful and joyful" - LoveReading; "a truly multicultural exploration" - School Librarian; 'A charming book that helps children understand and recognise many different types of family units. This book manages to challenge preconceptions while reassuring children of all ages and backgrounds' - Book Nook, Independent on Sunday
- Penguin Young Readers Group
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- 8.40(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.50(d)
- Age Range:
- 4 - 7 Years
Meet the Author
Mary Hoffman has written more than ninety books for children. She lives in rural Oxford, England, with her husband and three Burmese cats.
Ros Asquith has been a cartoonist for the UK Guardian for twenty years. She lives with her family in London.
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