NEW RELEASE!  I Guessed,

A Waddl Poetry Book  

Available to buy from Amazon (and for Kindle Download)    

​The lady told you 'They'll be great!" she didn't tell you this;  We have a million questions, just listen to this list...

Poems include; 

Happy Little Family,  Tandem Tantrum, 'Theraplaying' and Precious.​


​WADDL resources provide a helpful introduction for ANY child to the idea of diversity within the family as well as informing the adults around them.  The books are specifically designed to normalise and de-stigmatise the concept of Adoption for Children (alongside some poetic treats for adults in the WADDL Poetry Series).


Waddl.co.uk is the supporting website for the Waddl Publications. Take a look at some of the bonus online features, or purchase the books here.

Waddl News  

​Support and advice for foster carers and adoptive Parents 

Are you up to date with the 'Care Act' and guidance used by social services when deciding on support and services the offer to carers of vulnerable or looked after children. Take a look at this useful summary provided by the department of health...  

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/care-act-2014-part-1-factsheets/care-act-factsheets 






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NEW!  A Stranger Called Mummy,

A Waddl Picture Book  

Available to buy from Amazon (for Kindle Download - Paperback July 2018)    

​'If bad things happened, like with me, Mummy and Daddy will tell

you how to talk more. They help you learn'.  


A collection of thought provoking photographs with quotes from a Six year old talking about her experience of adoption and advice she has for adoptive families, relatives, teachers and friends.  Encourage a new family or prepare your bookshelf for an adoptee with this little gem!   ​​



The Perfect Gift!  Meet the Peas,

A Waddl Poetry Book  

Available to buy from Amazon (and for Kindle Download)    

​'Hear wise words from Poppa Pea or Sweet-Pea and her brother.

Short Pea-poems to make you smile, green faces like no other!' 

Children build empathy as the peas talk about their feelings in a fresh

and lighthearted way with an overriding message of acceptance.

(download a FREE! ACTIVITY PACK and guide for parents/professionals)   


Amazon Books

When adoption doesn't define life

I Guessed . Amazon Books

Giving Children a positive understanding of diversity within the family​​

Review *****  FAMILY, A Waddl Picture Book  

Listen to an honest Kids review of the book here​​​

Buy it here or download the Grown-ups Guide for how to get the most from this unique resource for families of ANY kind!  

Are you missing out? 

Use of 'Pupil premium' in school

Schools across the UK are in receipt of additional funding for children who were previously or are currently in care and this includes children who have now been formally adopted. Ask your school how its being spent to help your child's development. Check out the guidance for schools and parent/guardians on the government website...