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Take Heart

Take Heart

A loving testament to the fact that blood isn’t always what bonds us.
By Chloe Shorten, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2017

$25.37
Super Jack

Super Jack

Jack must learn how to deal with his new extended family. Blending is hard work!
By Susanne Gervay, HarperCollins Publishers, Australia, 2003

$14.13
Wicked (Parts 1 to 6)

Wicked (Parts 1 to 6)

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

$22.53
Ginny Morris and Dad’s New Girlfriend

Ginny Morris and Dad’s New Girlfriend

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

$36.25
Daddy’s Getting Married

Daddy’s Getting Married

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

$16.71
Jigsaw Puzzle Family

Jigsaw Puzzle Family

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.

$22.07
Blending Families

Blending Families

An easy-reading collection of stories about and by stepmoms, stepdads, stepchildren, and a stepgrandmother.
By B. Max Price, Tate Publishing Enterprises, 2011

$20.36
Step F.O.R.W.A.R.D.

Step F.O.R.W.A.R.D.

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.

$26.73
The Other Mother

The Other Mother

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.

$27.7
The Woodcutter’s Wife

The Woodcutter’s Wife

Honest, beautifully acerbic, witty, hair-raising and heartwarming.
By Dolla S. Merrillees, Halstead Press, Sydney, 2007.

$26.67