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The Very Kind Koala: A Surrogacy Story for Children

Title

The Very Kind Koala: A Surrogacy Story for Children

Illustrator

Kimberly Kluger-Bell

Publisher

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9781482621525

Pages

24 pages

Genre

animal fantasy

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

The Very Kind Koala is a charming picture book for young children which provides an introduction to surrogacy through the simple story of a koala bear and her husband who needed the help of a very kind koala to carry their baby in her pouch. Parents can begin reading this story to children as young as 3 years of age to begin the dialog about their own helpful surrogate.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; Surrogacy; infertility

Main Character

koala

Race/Ethnicities

Animals

Family Formation

surrogacy

Keywords

help; kindness

Diversity Impact

direct

The Very Kind Koala: A Surrogacy Story for Children

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