A loving testament to the fact that blood isn’t always what bonds us.
By Chloe Shorten, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2017
Jack must learn how to deal with his new extended family. Blending is hard work!
By Susanne Gervay, HarperCollins Publishers, Australia, 2003
From two of Australia’s wickedest authors comes this collection of six shocking children’s stories.
By Paul Jennings and Morris Gleitzman, Puffin, Australia, 1998
Ginny Morris’s parents are divorced, which is bad enough, but now her dad has a girlfriend!
By Mary Collins Gallagher, Magination Press, USA, 2006
Encourages preschool-age and early-grades children to explore their feelings and speak openly about things that trouble them.
By Jennifer Moore-Mallinos, Book House, UK, 2013
For all the kids who wonder how the jigsaw puzzle pieces of their newly combined family will ever fit together
By Cynthia MacGregor, Impact Publishers, USA, 2005.
An easy-reading collection of stories about and by stepmoms, stepdads, stepchildren, and a stepgrandmother.
By B. Max Price, Tate Publishing Enterprises, 2011
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tiptoe if you must, but make the step FORWARD.
By Rhonda D Ross M.Ed., CreateSpace, USA, 2015.
For Kelly, meeting the right guy was pretty straightforward – becoming a ‘spare mum’ to his two sons was more daunting.
By Kelly Chandler, Affirm Press, Melbourne, 2017.
Honest, beautifully acerbic, witty, hair-raising and heartwarming.
By Dolla S. Merrillees, Halstead Press, Sydney, 2007.