Picture books that celebrate the variety of family life

 Read reviewUnder the Love Umbrella

Under the Love Umbrella

Davina Bell, Allison Colpoys

From this award-winning creative duo comes a stunning celebration of the joy and comfort that love can bring - wherever we roam in the big, wild world.  

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I Love You More Than...

I Love You More Than…

Taye Diggs, Shane W. Evans

A father can't always be in the same place as his son, but their love is always present...

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We Are Family

We Are Family

Ryan Wheatcroft, Patricia Hegarty

All families are different - and yet in many ways the same! This book uses a gentle rhyming text to follow eight different families, celebrating their everyday differences as well as the similarities they share.

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Mirror

Jeannie Baker

Two diverse countries and cultures are linked with warmth and charm in this two-in-one picture book.

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Tell Me Again about the Night I Was Born

Tell Me Again about the Night I Was Born

Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Cornell

A beautiful adoption story, Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born also speaks to the universal childhood desire to know more about the excitement, awe, love, and sleeplessness that a new baby brings to a family.   

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The Great Big Book of Families

The Great Big Book of Families

Mary Hoffman, Ros Asquith

A fresh, optimistic look through children's eyes at today's wide variety of families.

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 Read reviewThe Family Hour in Australia

The Family Hour in Australia

Tai Snaith

Local artist Tai Snaith reinterprets the daily lives of 15 Australian native animals in her signature style with vibrant watercolour illustrations, a quirky sense of humour, references to mid-century modern design and curious,...

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Daddy, Papa and Me

Daddy, Papa and Me

Leslea Newman, Carol Thompson

Rhythmic text and illustrations with universal appeal show a toddler spending the day with its daddies.

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Mommy, Mama and Me

Mommy, Mama and Me

Leslea Newman, Carol Thompson

Rhythmic text and illustrations with universal appeal show a toddler spending the day with its mommies. From hide-and-seek to dress-up, then bath time and a kiss goodnight, theres no limit to what a loving family can do together.

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Two Homes

Two Homes

Claire Masurel, Kady MacDonald Denton

A comforting, reassuring and sensitive portrayal of divorce.

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Enid and her two mums

Enid and her two mums

Jessica Skogstad, Tara Reynolds

Young Enid is on her usual walk to school one day, when she notices that her family looks slightly different to the other families she sees on the street.

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 Read reviewRemembering Lionsville

Remembering Lionsville

Bronwyn Bancroft

Renowned artist Bronwyn Bancroft's Remembering Lionsville brings to vivid life her family's oral history and her own childhood memories.

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Mummy & Mumma Get Married

Mummy & Mumma Get Married

Roz Hopkins, Natalie Winter, Cara King

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I Listened and I Looked

I Listened and I Looked

Sue Briggs, Donna Leslie

Dad and all the old people say there's a Bunyip in the river but I've never seen her. I've been looking for ages.

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Tim and Ed

Tim and Ed

Ursula Dubosarsky, Andrew Joyner

Here is Tim. Here is Ed. Same ears, same eyes, same feet, same head. From much-loved storyteller Ursula Dubosarsky comes this bouncing story about two cheeky koalas who think they are exactly the same. Brought to life by Andrew...

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Heather Has Two Mummies

Heather Has Two Mummies

Leslea Newman, Laura Cornell

New in the UK, a rediscovered modern classic for today's generation in an updated, beautifully illustrated edition.

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Gaston

Kelly DiPucchio, Christian Robinson

A bulldog and a poodle learn that family is about love, not appearances.

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The Family Book

The Family Book

Todd Parr

From New York Times bestselling author-illustrator, Todd Parr, comes a delightful picture book that celebrates the diversity of families - now for the first time in paperback!

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Bringing In The New Year

Bringing In The New Year

Grace Lin

This exuberant story follows a Chinese American family as they prepare for the Lunar New Year.   

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My Home Broome

My Home Broome

Tamzyne Richardson, Bronwyn Houston

With a poem written by young Tamzyne Richardson as its centerpiece, My Home Broome captures the heart and soul of the multicultural town of Broome in Australia's north west.   

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Living with Mum and Living with Dad: My Two Homes

Living with Mum and Living with Dad: My Two Homes

Melanie Walsh

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 two sets of toys, but she takes her favourite toys with her...

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We Belong Together: A Book About Adoption and Families

We Belong Together: A Book About Adoption and Families

Todd Parr

Aimed at 3-6 year-olds writer and illustrator Todd Parr presents a kid-friendly approach to the ways adoptive families come together

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Speak Chinese! Fang Fang!

Speak Chinese! Fang Fang!

Sally Rippin

Fang Fang is Australian, but her parents still want her to speak Chinese. Fang Fang doesn't want to, but then her cousin Lily from China comes to stay, and Fang Fang sees things differently.

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Me and You

Me and You

Deborah Kelly, Karen Blair

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And Tango Makes Three

And Tango Makes Three

Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, Henry Cole

At New York City's Central Park Zoo, two male penguins fall in love and start a family by taking turns sitting on an abandoned egg until it hatches   

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Family Forest

Family Forest

Kim Kane, Lucia Masciullo

While some kids have a family tree, we have a family forest! Do you have half-sisters, big brothers, step-parents? The modern family comes in all shapes and sizes. This gentle and witty picture book looks at one such family.

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