The great big book of families

by Mary Hoffman

Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby Mary Hoffman ; pictures by Ros Asquith
ContributionsAsquith, Ros
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ744 .H54 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24467895M
ISBN 109780803735163
LC Control Number2010012141
OCLC/WorldCa489014435

How many kinds of families are there? Even more than there are colours in the rainbow! So many that they fill all the pages of this bright and beautiful book. People used to think a family had to be a mum and dad plus a kid or two. But today&#;s world has all sorts of families. Can you spot yours? Some have a mum and a dad. Others have a single parent. There are mixed-race families. Ros Asquith's humorous illustrations perfectly complement a charming text from the acclaimed Mary Hoffman; kids will love poring over these pages again and again. A celebration of the diverse fabric of kith and kin the world over, The Great Big Book of Families is a great big treat for every family to share. Tag Archives: The Great Big Book of Families Happy Family Day! Posted on Febru by Lora. Our family is the proverbial egg that we were hatched from. Everything about who we are, both our nature and nurture stems from our early interaction with this group of people we call family. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

The Great Big Book of Families Mary Hoffman, illus. by Ros Asquith, Dial, $ (40p) ISBN Buy this book. In matter-of-fact prose and genial pen-and-ink drawings, Hoffman and. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Great Big Book of Families Hoffman Mary x at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Great book. Purchased for my 5 year old godson who had been asking questions about his family and why his was different to other children in at school. He was able to relate the situations in the book to friends and realise all families are different. Read more. 4 people found this helpful/5().   The book includes a representations of families with two mums, two dads, adoptive and foster families. There are also lots of representations throughout the book of interracial families / multi ethnic families, so again, The Great Big Book of Families Author: Fred Read.

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The Great Big Book of Families is a children's picture book written by Marry Hoffman and illustrated by Ros Asquith which focus on the definition of family, what constitutes a family, where family live, and what families do.

This book explores a myriad of /5. A primer on families in words and pictures. Once upon a time, Hoffman begins, most families in books looked like this. Asquith's illustration shows Caucasian daddy, mommy, son, daughter, dog and cat, all smiling and standing in a line.

In the background is a neat little house with an apple tree, flowers and a white picket fence in front of it. But in real life, families come in all sorts of. The approach and design follows The Great Big Book of Families, with lots of different children in lots of different situations, brief text captions and questions and plenty of humour to make sure the book is fun.

Mary Hoffman and Ros Asquith look at feelings in family life, at school and everywhere with the same warmth, wit and sensitivity. Required Book:!The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman.

Activity • Before reading the book, encourage students to pay attention to the different kinds of families that they see in the book. o Encourage students to describe the family, home and setting in the first 2 page Size: KB.

Great book, especially for young children. Illustrations are engaging and there are a lot of little details for the kids to find. This book also does a great job of recognizing diversity in families/5(46).

Ros Asquith's humorous illustrations perfectly complement a charming text from the acclaimed Mary Hoffman; kids will love poring over these pages again and again. A celebration of the diverse fabric of kith and kin the world over, The Great Big Book of Families is Brand: Frances Lincoln Children's Books.

The Great Big Book of Families introduces children to the fact that not all families look the same. Featuring funny artwork and wonderfully accessible text this book celebrates each family in its own unique and wonderful way.

What is a family. Once, it was said to be a father, mother, boy, girl, cat and dog living in a house with a garden/5(). Over the Moon An Adoption Tale - Story Book Read Aloud - With Music - Karen Katz - Character Voices - Duration: DICE Outside the Box 1, views.

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Each spread showcases one aspect of home life-from houses and holidays, to schools and pets, to feelings and family trees. The Great Big Book of Families provides a rich tool to include and celebrate the broad scope of human experience with family across differences including race, ethnicity, economic class and family structure.

BOOK: The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman. Ros Asquith's humorous illustrations perfectly complement a charming text from the acclaimed Mary Hoffman; kids will love poring over these pages again and again.

A celebration of the diverse fabric of kith and kin the world over, The Great Big Book of Families is 5/5(2). In a truly intercultural and intersectional book, Hoffman and Asquith offer an exploration of families and the very many different things they do: holidays, hobbies, school, clothes, and food and the different ways that different families approach them.

The book challenges preconceptions by breaking the way in which most children’s books. A celebration of the diverse fabric of kith and kin the world over, The Great Big Book of Families is a great big treat for every family to share.

What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - kerribrary - LibraryThing. Okay, this book is adorable. I love seeing all of the diversity in it, and the fact that all 4/5(3). Get this from a library. The great big book of families. [Mary Hoffman; Ros Asquith] -- What is a family.

Once, it was said to be a father, mother, boy, girl, cat and dog living in a house with a garden. But as times have changed, families have changed, too, and now there are almost as. With Ros Asquith's delightful pictures, this book takes a fresh, optimistic look at families of today.

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Opening young minds to the diversity of life seen through global families.A refreshing book which allows children to safely explore new concepts and expand the boundaries of their current views.

The Great Big Book of Families book. This fun and fascinating treasury features all kinds of families and their lives together. Each spread showcases one aspect of home life-from houses and holidays, to schools and pets, to feelings and family trees.

Ros Asquith’s humorous illustrations perfectly complement a charming text from the acclaimed Mary Hoffman; kids will love poring over these /5(1).

The book The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman is a beautifully illustrated depiction of all kinds of families and their lives together. Hoffman celebrates the diversity of family compositions by describing different family sizes, different homes, ways to go to school, different ways in which parents work, different foods that these.

Today’s Lesson: ‘The Great Big Book of Families’ – Mary Hoffman and Ros Asquith. This fun and fascinating treasury features all kinds of families and their lives together.

Each page showcases one aspect of home life – from houses and holidays, to schools and pets, to feelings and family trees. "The Great Big Book of Families" is an awesome kindergarten to 2nd grade picture book about diversity. This book talks about how families could be different in many, many ways/5(2).

The Great Big Book of Families has been the perfect antidote to all that hateful, ignorant language. It is a brilliantly inclusive book that shows real families in an honest light. Each double page spread explores diverse family set ups and looks at different family experiences of subjects like jobs, school, holidays, pets, food and clothes.

The Great Big Book of Families is not "about" disability, but rather about the diversity of families. The simple message is that every family is unique and special. This message is delivered effectively through simple, accessible text and an abundance of delightful,cartoon-like illustrations.

Get this from a library. The great big book of families. [Mary Hoffman; Ros Asquith] -- What is a family. Once, it was said to be a father, mother, boy, girl, cat and dog living in a house with a garden. But as times have changed, families have changed too, and now there are almost as.

o Read ‘The Great Big Book of Families’: o Discuss: What did you notice about the different families in the story. Step 4: o Using a picture of a well-known “traditional family”, e.g. The Simpsons, choose one of the families from the poster to compare what makes them the same and Size: KB.

Ros Asquith’s humorous illustrations perfectly complement a charming text from the acclaimed Mary Hoffman; kids will love poring over these pages again and again.

A celebration of the diverse fabric of kith and kin the world over, The Great Big Book of Families is a great big treat for every family to share. Used Book in Good Condition. The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman and Ros Asquith is an incredible book that lets you introduce your child to all sorts of families.

It’s not a story. Rather, with a plain and matter-of-fact voice, it talks about all the many ways that families can be different. The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman A celebration of all kinds of families and their lives together, each spread showcases the diverse customs and traditions of one aspect of home life-from houses and holidays, to schools and pets, to feelings and family trees, featuring families the world over.

Title: The Great Big Book Of Families Format: Paperback Product dimensions: 40 pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: 40 pages, X X in Published: March 5, Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books Language: English.

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About the Author. Mary Hoffman has written more than 70 books for children, and her powers of observation bring vitality and humor to all her stories and retellings.The Great Big Book of Families My Family (EYFS), Diversity, Happy To Be Me!, Families and Home Life, Diversity in the World Around Us Mary Hoffman takes a look through children’s eyes at different families and concludes that, for most people, their own is the best one of all!