Mixed Blessing: A Children's Book About a Multi-Racial Family

Mixed Blessing: A Children's Book About a Multi-Racial Family

by Marsha Cosman, Kyra Kendall
     
 

A young son discovers he does not have exactly the same skin colour as either parent. He questions this revelation and his parents explain using animals during a visit to the zoo. A candid look at children of mixed race and multiculturalism learning about their identity for the first time through a colourful illustrative story. The author uses her own experience to…  See more details below

Overview

A young son discovers he does not have exactly the same skin colour as either parent. He questions this revelation and his parents explain using animals during a visit to the zoo. A candid look at children of mixed race and multiculturalism learning about their identity for the first time through a colourful illustrative story. The author uses her own experience to write this book about children questioning their appearance and acceptance in society. A fun learning book for any age which will aid in the prevention of bullying and the acceptance of differences. ****CHECKOUT MIXED BLESSING 2 - A DAY AT THE AQUARIUM****

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781480250529
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
11/06/2012
Pages:
26
Sales rank:
220,367
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.07(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Marsha Cosman is a chartered accountant born in Winnipeg moved to Cayman Islands (where she met her husband) and now lives in Toronto, Canada with her family. She is an avid scuba diver, novice painter, recreational ballerina, ultimate party planner and lover of chocolate croissants. Marsha is of Caribbean descent married to a man of Irish descent. After the birth of her first child, she struggled to find storybooks her son could learn about his mixed heritage. She decided to write a book to fill the gap of this very important topic and hopes her book can reach children and families of all races.

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