Story: Parenting

Two homes for David

When parents separate they have to negotiate the care of their children. The children's book Two homes for David (1995) illustrates a shared-care situation. It follows David as he experiences some unhappiness and uncertainty about the situation, showing how his parents deal with the transition from one house to another, and how David accepts the situation. Move the slider to view some of the pages from this book.

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Learning Media Ltd
Reference: Jillian Sullivan, Two Homes for David. Wellington: Learning Media, 1995, p. 2, 9, 14, 15
Artwork by Rob des Tombe

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How to cite this page:

Lesley Patterson, 'Parenting - Marriage, separation and sole parenting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/26338/two-homes-for-david (accessed 30 September 2022)

Story by Lesley Patterson, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 26 Jun 2018