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Mum and Dad Glue

Mum and Dad Glue

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We Are Wearing Out The Naughty Step by Mick Inkpen gently touches on issues further down the line, when potential step-families are cropping up.

If you are concerned about the health and wellbeing of yourself or children in your care, you should always consult an appropriate healthcare professional. As the book progresses we see the kid try to get his parents together again, to have them kiss, to have them love each other again.Summary: A sensitive and helpful message book about a young child trying to come to terms with his parents' divorce. Separation is incredibly common amongst parents so this book will be good to use in classrooms to explore it and develop an understanding of it.

I think this book could be a very useful in the classroom, and read to nursery or reception children because it deals with such a relevant topic that any of them could experience. For my future classroom, I hope to get a copy of this book for children to read if they are ever in the same situation as the main character of this story so that they are able to understand what is happening more. Der kleine Junge in diesem Buch hat ein großes Problem: Seine Eltern sind nicht mehr heile, sie wollen sich trennen und daher braucht er dringend Elternkleber aus dem Bastelladen. This is the kind of book that should have a place in every class, as a teacher will not always know when a child is needing the kind of emotional reassurance it gives. This book is really important to share with children whose parents have or are in the process of splitting as well offering a sense of understanding to others.This video link is provided to help an adult assess the book's suitability for a child's situation before purchasing it. Written in a continuous prose, the story feels like a real steam of consciousness, with all the worries spilling out of the child. The child's concept of sticking his parents back together with glue is so down to earth and truly places the reader into the mindset of a young person desperate for his mum and dad to stay together. Mum and Dad Glue is a kindly voice that will hopefully make them understand and feel a little better. I would say this book is mainly aimed at KS1 and early years children (if read by teacher/adult), however could also be used in lower KS2.

Every Second Friday by Kiri Lightfoot and Ben Galbraith is another message book about divorce, this time dealing with children getting used to having two different homes. If children are struggling with this in their own lives this could be used to read with them or suggest a parent read it with their child. As divorce is such a common yet difficult topic to explore with children, 'Mum and Dad Glue' is a necessary book that is accessible for all ages, full of longing and acceptance. This was a beautiful, a bit humorous, but also sad book about a boy and his parents who are going to separate.Divorce is a tricky time for children, and the message is always the same: it's not you and mum and dad will always love you. This rhyming story is brilliantly told with a powerful message that even though his parents may be broken, their love for him is not. I also /loved/ the artistic concept that all the things around the child on each page were broken too. e. that you need ‘love’ and not ‘parent glue’ is so eloquently put across - Gray reminds us that love is a internalised feeling, that lives inside each and every one of us, and it is this image, this thought, and this emotion, that is able to override any sense of insecurity a child feels that is experiencing their parents going through a divorce.

The illustrations represent how he feels as if his whole word is breaking apart until he finds comfort in the fact that his parents love for him will never break. Kes was voted by the Independent as one of the TOP TEN children's authors and he is the author of the award-winning Eat Your Peas and winner of the Red House Children's Book Award. This changes the boy’s attitude towards what is happening to his family and he begins to embrace events more positively. Gray said himself that he was very cautious, and rather uncertain that he would be able to convey such a powerful subject matter accurately, and appropriately to his audience.This book addresses many feelings and questions children may have related to such controversial themes. His method for this isn't the usual response though: he looks for glue to stick his mum and dad together. It softly and gently addresses what can be such a difficult subject with lighthearted illustrations and rhyming poetry. I think that is a great way to help children see the metaphor of how sometimes when things are going wrong for us, the whole world can seem broken. Gray did not want to give false hope to any child that could be experiencing the demise of their parents’ marriage - this would be unethical, and could be potentially damaging to a child's emotional state (especially, for example, if Gray wrote a story where the parent's got back together, and everything mapped out harmoniously, because that could create a distorted, misleading expectation in a child's mind).



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