Tuesday, December 26, 2017

The Best Mummy Snails in the Whole Wide World

The Best Mummy Snails in the Whole Wide World
written and illus. by Troy Jenkinson 
Language: English 
Orchard House, 2017. 
24 p. : col. ill. ; cm. 
ISBN: 199980970X ; 9781999809706 
Summary: This charming story explores the relationship between Felicity and Jane, two African Snails. As their love grows, they start a family together and bring two delightful baby snails into the world. The story can be used with younger children to begin to introduce the notion of same-sex parents bringing up children or can be used as an introduction to discussing equality and tolerance with older primary students. To accompany the picture book, there are a series of suggested activities that can be used by teachers or parents to help introduce the concept available online at troyjenkinson.com. This picture book is intended to be shared with young children to explore equality and diversity issues. 
Available: https://www.amazon.com/Best-Mummy-Snails-Whole-World/dp/199980970X/

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