Before I Arrive (paperback edition) by Helen Townsend

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Adoption UK is proud to publish the paperback edition of Helen Townsend's book Before I Arrive. This edition of Before I Arrive is exclusive to Adoption UK.

Before I Arrive, written and illustrated by Helen Townsend, is a wonderful, warm, clever little book to help family members prepare for the arrival of an adopted child.  Written from the child’s point of view, it gently explains how to help them feel safe, welcome and part of the family and to understand how their life to date has influenced their view of the world. The author is an adoptive parent who offers wisdom based on personal experience, making the book ideal for families and friends of prospective adopters.

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