Children’s Guide to Adoption (Booklet)

Below are two different booklets which help children understand what adoption is and answer some of the questions children may have. The booklets have similar content but different design and are therefore listed together. They cover the following topics: What is adoption? What is a social…


Adoption – What’s it all about? (Booklet for young children)

This beautifully illustrated and interactive booklet is for young children to gain information and explanation of why some children are unable to live with their birth families, the good things about living with an adoptive family and the legal complexities of the process to adoption. It…


A younger child’s guide to adoption (booklet)

This booklet tells a story of Harry who is being adopted. Harry explains what a birth family, foster family and adoptive family is, why sometimes birth parents cannot look after their children and the good things about living with an adoptive family. He then talks about an…


Positive Adoption Conversations – Guide for Adoptive Families

This in-depth practical guide for adoptive parents provides guidance on how to talk to children about adoption. Considering all age groups, the author explores various questions adopted children are likely to have and suggests helpful strategies how to answer them. The Adoption Guide considers the following: Tips…