A marvellous collection of short stories which cover aspects of family life. They are in turn funny and sad, poignant and uplifting. A boy has to deal with the sudden death of his father. An old lady starts to have tea with imaginary 'visitors'. An Australian boy discovers he's part of a big family even though both his parents are dead. There are many other stories, all bound to hit home. Ages 8-13.
A collection of specially commissioned short stories celebrating the diversity of family life. From warring step families to an extended family in Jamaica, you'll find every kind of family here. Writers include big name authors such as the award-winning Linda Newbery, through to rising stars such as Jo Nadin and Tim Wynne Jones and fresh new voices such as Helen Williams, each with their own unique take on family life.