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Chester and Daisy move on

| Angela Lidster

In this colourful children's book, Chester and Daisy live happily with Mummy and Daddy. But then things start going wrong, and Chester and Daisy can’t live at home any longer. A social worker takes them to stay with a foster family. Now the social worker has something important to tell Chester and Daisy – they are going to be adopted. But there’s a lot to think about, and to explain, and to do, before the two bears can move on.

Child appreciation days

| Andy Sayers and Roana Roach

This Good Practice Guide provides authoritative, practical information on the benefits of Child Appreciation Days for all concerned. It outlines how best to organise these events, and how to run them before, during and after the event.

Child care law England and Wales

| Deborah Cullen and Alexandra Conroy Harris

This quick reference guide provides a quick introduction to the main legal provisions for the care of children in England and Wales. Designed to provide a basic framework, it presents a summary of the main statutes, regulations and court rules, with sections on all the main strands of law relating to parents, children and local authority responsibilities.

Child care law Northern Ireland

| Michael Long

This quick reference guide presents a useful overview and accessible summary of the main legal provisions and principles affecting the law relating to child care in Northern Ireland. New updated 2018 edition.

Child care law Scotland

| Alexandra Plumtree

This quick reference guide provides a quick introduction to the main legal provisions and principles affecting the law relating to child care in Scotland.

Children exposed to parental substance misuse

| Edited by Rena Phillips

Many child protection cases today involve parental substance misuse. This collection provides a solid foundation for child care social work today, providing practitioners with the knowledge they need to understand the effects of parental substance misuse on children and how this, in turn, should affect how they plan for, assess, place and support those children.

Children's special needs

| BAAF

This Advice Note explores some of the special needs that children who are being looked after or adopted may have, and how these may affect their day-to-day lives.

Chosen

| Edited by Perlita Harris

This anthology gathers writing by over 50 adopted adults. The themes of identity, loss and grief, family and “post-reunion” relationships permeate these accounts, as does the power of healing, encouragement and hope.