Who's In My Family? by Robie H. Harris
All About Our Families (Let's Talk about You and Me)

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Trusted New York Times best-selling author Robie H. Harris continues her series for preschoolers with a look at the many kinds of families that make up our world.

Join Nellie and Gus and their family — plus all manner of other families — for a day at the zoo, where they see animal families galore! To top off their day, Nellie and Gus invite friends and relatives for a fun dinner at home. Accessible, humorous, and full of charming illustrations depicting families of many configurations, this engaging story interweaves conversations between the siblings and a matter-of-fact text, making it clear to every child that whoever makes up your family, it is perfectly normal — and totally wonderful.

About Robie H. Harris

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Robie H. Harris is the highly acclaimed author of numerous books for children, including It's Perfectly Normal, It's So Amazing! and It's NOT the Stork!, essential guides for younger children on bodies, babies, families, and health. She lives in New York City.Nadine Bernard Westcott is the illustrator of more than a hundred books, including Who Has What? She lives in Massachusetts.
Published September 11, 2012 by Candlewick. 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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The balance between the particular experience of this central cast of characters and the general narrative comments about families is executed well, and the tone remains positive and affirming even as it acknowledges that “sometimes, families have mad times.

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As the kids visit the zoo and host friends and their parents for dinner, Harris’s upbeat, nonjudgmental prose explains that families can diverge in many ways, including what they eat for breakfast, their physical appearances (“In some families, people’s eyes are different colors or differen...

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Some families have two or four children, and some families have different colored skin.

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I would actually purchase 2 copies and shelf one with Picture Books and the other in a section we have called Parenting Picture Books – a smaller selection for quick access to topical picture books.

Sep 22 2012 | Read Full Review of Who's In My Family?: All Abou...

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