Two Homes

byClaire MasurelIllustratorKady Macdonald Denton

July 14, 2003|
Two Homes by Claire Masurel
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"Parents looking for a book about separation or divorce will find few offerings as positive, matter-of-fact, or child-centered as this one. . . . Simple, yet profoundly satisfying." — Booklist (starred review)

At Mommy’s house, Alex has a soft chair. At Daddy’s house, Alex has a rocking chair. In each home, Alex also has a special bedroom and lots of friends to play with. But whether Alex is with Mommy or with Daddy, one thing always stays the same — Alex is loved. The gently reassuring text focuses on what is gained rather than what is lost when parents divorce, while the sensitive illustrations, depicting two unique homes in all their small details, firmly establish Alex’s place in both of them. Two Homes will help children — and parents — embrace even the most difficult of changes with an open and optimistic heart.
Claire Masurel is the author of numerous books for children, including TOO BIG, illustrated by Hanako Wakiyama. TWO HOMES is her first book for Candlewick Press. She wrote the story after talking to a child who was sad about her parents’ recent divorce. She says, "To comfort her, I talked about her two homes, and all the man...
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Title:Two Homes
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:40 pages, 9.13 X 9.88 X 0.16 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 9.13 X 9.88 X 0.16 in
Published:July 14, 2003
Publisher:Candlewick Press
Appropriate for ages:3 - 5
ISBN - 13:9780763619848

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