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PDF Ñ BOOK Do You Sing Twinkle FREE Ó GWAIRSOFT ↠ [Read] ➲ Do You Sing Twinkle? Author Sandra Levins – Gwairsoft.co.uk Mom has a new family She has a new husband who is not my dad and worst of all new kids Girls Just as it feels for the young child in Do You Sing Twinkle? living apart from a parent can be a haOod and easy ways to stay connected all around helping kids to feel special and lovedA Note to Parents is included that will help parents talk to their children and deal with common but difficult emotions as they adjust to all the changes in their liv Deciding which parent to live with and acceptance of a new family is addressed in Do You Sing Twinkle by Sandra Levins illustrated by Bryan Langdo It is story about two brothers who have to “share” their mom with two new step sisters and her new husband The tough issues of divorce are addressed as emotions turn into bad days and acting out and a solution has to be found to comfort a child who is experiencing a complex new world “No one will ever replace you” is at the heart of this story A tender tale about intricate family relationships this book addresses the complexities of divorce in simple story form The reader will get to experience a “bad day” with the main character and how he discusses what triggered his bad behavior The open dialogue between the parents and the children in the story is helpful to illustrate how good communication can solve problems The artistic content and title are somewhat deceiving though The cover of the book shows a young boy gazing up at the moon and the title “Do you Sing Twinkle” leads the reader to assume this is for a younger child one who is still singing “twinkle twinkle little star” The story line is thickly worded for a picture book and the content is heavier than what would be assumed from the title and illustration Also the first line “For a long time my brother and me lived with my dad” is an odd grammatically incorrect choice considering the heavier content I would expect to find verse that speaks along with the rest of the plot; rather it is an odd start one that sounds younger than the main character who appears to be 7 8 years These incongruencies make the audience choice for this book limited The heavier notion of a new family makes it appropriate for children going through these issues yet the very young overtones are oddly placed and some older children may be distanced by the lack of commonality This book is most appropriate for families experiencing this situation It also offers a “Note to Parents” guide at the end to address additional concerns a divorcing parent may be facing

READER Ô ✓ Sandra Levins

Mom has a new family She has a new husband who is not my dad and worst of all new kids Girls Just as it feels for the young child in Do You Sing Twinkle? living apart from a parent can be a hard adjustment for kids And when that parent remarries and h Do You Sing Twinkle? is a realistic fiction story about a family who experience divorce and remarriage The young boy who is the main character struggles with these changes and has to learn how to adapt The author is an insider to this topic as she remarried herself and has stepchildren This book is in my families text set as a representation of families who face divorce The story is engaging and you really can empathize with the boy as he struggles with his anger at the situation Children may relate to this story because it reflects their own families and it also sends the message that divorce is tough but families get through it and you gain some new family as well The reactions of the characters are realistic but the definitions throughout the story seem a bit forced The illustrations connect wonderfully to the writing The characters are mostly white with little diversity The emotions that the boy faces are complex and are not brushed off but rather explored so that the family can help the boy with his feelings

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Do You Sing Twinkle As stepchildren things can get really confusing for kids Told from a young boy's point of view the book sensitively addresses many uestions that children may have while adjusting to remarriage and joint custody situations Kids and parents will learn g This is not a topic I have seen often covered in children's books The main character is struggling with family changes but his mother hears how he is feeling and finds ways to reassure him I think the topic was handled well and I enjoyed reading the book