I Am Extra Special: An IVF story is aimed at children aged 4-10 years and explains how they were conceived using IVF. It is a beautifully illustrated story book that is perfectly worded and engaging for little people and their families.
This is the first children’s book in the series.
The series was created as a tool to educate children through simple text and enjoyable illustrations about sometimes tricky conversations. They have written their first two books in 2014.
About Belinda Messer
A wife and mother of 3 children both naturally conceived and IVF who has a background in sales and a passion for art in all of its forms.
Other books in the series:
When a girl receives a beautiful porcelain box from her grandmother, she immediately wants something special to put inside it. But what could it be? What does she love best? She loves jumping in puddles on rainy days, blowing bubbles in the park, and watching her little sister’s first steps. As it turns out, life’s most precious treasures cannot be contained in a box! With a gentle message about the immateriality of happiness, this story reminds us to take pleasure in everyday moments. The book is beautifully packaged with... More info
Every family with young kids will relate to this story about growing up and exploring the world. Perfect for 2-4 year olds, it features lively and engaging illustrations featuring Indigenous kids and a terrific read-aloud text. Look see, look at me. I'm so much bigger now I'm three. I can run, I can jump, I can skip, I can bump... Here's a delightful celebration of outback family life in an Aboriginal community. Leonie Norrington and Dee Huxley visited three northern communities, Wugularr, Barunga and Manyalalluk, to workshop... More info
Teach kids in grades K-6 to understand the need for personal hygiene without lecturing or scolding. This amusing story centers around a fork named Jean who hates taking baths in the sink, detests showering in the dishwasher, and has plenty of excuses for not keeping clean. When she notices that other silverware no longer wants to hang out with her, the can opener explains the importance of bathing and tooth brushing. Then her social relationships improve for the better. Hygiene You Stink! Is part of the Building Relationships series by... More info