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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 21 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Girl with Space in Her Heart by Lara Williamson
    The Girl with Space in Her Heart - by Lara Williamson

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781474921312 | ISBN 10: 1474921310

    Mabel Mynt knows a lot about space... like how we feel connected to the stars because we are all made of stardust. And that Mum’s new boyfriend, Galactic Gavin, has eyes that twinkle like Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky. And that someti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Here & There by Tamara Ellis Smith, illustrated by Evelyn Daviddi
    Here & There - by Tamara Ellis Smith, illustrated by Evelyn Daviddi

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781782857426 | ISBN 10: 1782857427

    Can you hear the music all around you?   In this touching picture book, Ivan finds healing and hope in nature’s music and beauty while experiencing the early stages of his parents’ separation. When he realizes that birds sing their enchanting ... more

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  • Cover image of book Questions and Feelings About: When Parents Separate by Dawn Hewitt, illustrated by Ximena Jeria
    Questions and Feelings About: When Parents Separate - by Dawn Hewitt, illustrated by Ximena Jeria

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781445156576 | ISBN 10: 1445156571

    Picture book stories on tough topics handled with sensitivity and care.   How to you explain to a child what happens when parents separate? How will it make them feel? Written with wellbeing experts CHUMS this book offers practical help, tips ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mama
    Mama's New Friend - by Laura Fry

    £11.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781546200543 | ISBN 10: 1546200541

    Rhythmic text and illustrations show a child navigating the waters of meeting the new friend that her mom brings home.   This book reassures children of the loving bond between them and their same-sex parents after divorce. It also shows the p ... more

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  • Cover image of book You Make Your Parents Super Happy! A Book About Parents Separating by Richy K. Chandler
    You Make Your Parents Super Happy! A Book About Parents Separating - by Richy K. Chandler

    £8.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785924149 | ISBN 10: 1785924141

    Hey! I think you should know that there is nothing your parents are more proud of... than YOU!   This simple graphic story helps children whose parents are separating to feel better. The book says why some parents have to live in different pla ... more

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  • Cover image of book Happy Families: Miss Dirt the Dustman
    Happy Families: Miss Dirt the Dustman's Daughter - by Allan Ahlberg, illustrated by Tony Ross

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780723297680 | ISBN 10: 0723297681

    Daisy Dirt's dad is a dustman on the dole, but her mum has remarried a Duke and is a filthy rich Duchess. Poor Daisy doesn't know whether she's coming or going, whether she's rich or poor - until everything changes...   Based on the classic 'H ... more

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  • Cover image of book Living with Mum and Living with Dad: My Two Homes by Melanie Walsh
    Living with Mum and Living with Dad: My Two Homes - by Melanie Walsh

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781406341768 | ISBN 10: 1406341762

    A reassuring and simple story about separation for the very youngest children.  Mum and Dad don't live together any more, so sometimes this little girl lives with her mum and her cat, and sometimes she lives with her dad. She has two bedrooms and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mum and Dad Glue by Kes Gray, illustrated by Emma Layfield
    Mum and Dad Glue - by Kes Gray, illustrated by Emma Layfield

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780340957110 | ISBN 10: 0340957115

    A little boy tries to find a pot of parent glue to stick his mum and dad back together. His parents have come undone and he wants to mend their marriage, stick their smiles back on and make them better.  This story is brilliantly told with a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cookie by Jacqueline Wilson
    Cookie - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780552558310 | ISBN 10: 0552558311

    Beauty Cookson is no beauty. She's a plain, timid girl surrounded by super-confident, snooty girls at school. Worse than the teasing in the playground, though, is the unpredictable criticism from her father. Frequently berated for breaking any of Dad ... more

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  • Cover image of book Without Looking Back by Tabitha Suzuma
    Without Looking Back - by Tabitha Suzuma

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780552560009 | ISBN 10: 0552560006

    Twelve-year-old Parisian boy Louis Whittaker has a lot on his plate - his parents are locked in a custody battle over him and his brother and sister, Mum's always working late and Dad's rarely allowed to visit them. Louis finds release in his dance c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lizzie Zipmouth by Jacqueline Wilson
    Lizzie Zipmouth - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £5.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780552557849 | ISBN 10: 0552557846

    'Why don't you ever say anything, Lizzie?' said Rory. 'It's like you've got a zip across your mouth.'  Lizzie refuses to speak. She doesn't want to talk to Rory or Jake, her new stepbrothers, or Sam, their dad or even her mum.   S ... more

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  • Cover image of book Clean Break by Jacqueline Wilson
    Clean Break - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780440868507 | ISBN 10: 0440868505

    Em adores her funny, glamorous dad - who cares if he's not her real father? He's wonderful to her, and to her little brother and sister. True to form at Christmas, Dad gives them fantastic presents, including a real emerald ring for his little Prince ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lola Rose by Jacqueline Wilson
    Lola Rose - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780552556132 | ISBN 10: 0552556130

    When Jayni, her mum and little brother have to run away from her abusive father, it starts off as a big adventure.  They slip out at night, go up to London by train and stay in a hotel. They even make up false identities to protect their secret ... more

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  • Cover image of book When My Parents Forgot How to Be Friends by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos and Marta Fabrega
    When My Parents Forgot How to Be Friends - by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos and Marta Fabrega

    £5.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780764131721 | ISBN 10: 0764131729

    Young children become confused and hurt when their parents constantly argue, then decide to divorce. This sensitively written book assures boys and girls that children are in no way responsible for their parents inability to get along together. It ... more

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  • Cover image of book Candyfloss by Jacqueline Wilson
    Candyfloss - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780440866459 | ISBN 10: 0440866456

    Floss's parents split up when she was younger and she now divides up her week, spending five days with her mum, her mum's new boyfriend and her new baby half-brother. The other two days Floss spends with her dad, helping him to run his greasy spoon c ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Parents are Divorced Too: A Book for Kids by Kids (2nd edition) by Melanie, Annie, and Steven Ford, as told to Jann Blackstone-Ford
    My Parents are Divorced Too: A Book for Kids by Kids (2nd edition) - by Melanie, Annie, and Steven Ford, as told to Jann Blackstone-Ford

    £10.50   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781591472421 | ISBN 10: 1591472423

    Melanie, Annie, and Steven Ford pack lots of simple truths and "I have been through it" advice into this wise little book about their struggles and triumphs through their parents' divorce.  Now in its second edition, with more insights an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Suitcase Kid by Jacqueline Wilson
    The Suitcase Kid - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780440867739 | ISBN 10: 0440867738

    When my parents split up they didn't know what to do with me...  My family always lived at Mulberry Cottage. Mum, Dad, me - and Radish, my Sylvanian rabbit. But now Mum lives with Bill the Baboon and his three kids. Dad lives with Carrie and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who the Man by Chris Lynch
    Who the Man - by Chris Lynch

    £5.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780747562658 | ISBN 10: 0747562652

    Right and wrong is a simple deal, and everybody knows it. As long as you have all the facts, right and wrong make themselves very clear to you. If you really want to know.   Earl is a boy far larger and older looking than everyone else in his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Two Homes by Claire Masurel, illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton
    Two Homes - by Claire Masurel, illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

    £7.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780744589252 | ISBN 10: 0744589258

    Alex has two homes - a home where Daddy lives and a home where Mummy lives. Alex has two front doors, two bedrooms and two very different favourite chairs. He has a toothbrush at Mummy's and a toothbrush at Daddy's. But whether Alex is with Mummy or ... more

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  • Cover image of book Since Dad Left by Caroline Binch
    Since Dad Left - by Caroline Binch

    £6.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780711213555 | ISBN 10: 0711213550

    Sid is cross. He doesn't understand why his mum and dad don't live together anymore. Sandra, his mum, arranges for him to spend some time with Mick, his dad, but Sid doesn't want to go. But Mick slowly wins him over, and by the time he returns to his ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Don
    I Don't Want to Talk About It: A Story About Divorce for Young Children - by Jeanie Franz Ransom, illustrated by Kathryn Kunz Finney

    £10.95   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781557987037 | ISBN 10: 1557987033

    When a child's parents tell her they have decided to divorce, the last thing she wants to do is talk about it. Instead, she wants to roar as loud as a lion so she can't hear their painful words, or turn into a fish and hide her tears in the sea, or e ... more

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