Spork by Kyo Maclear

Title: Spork
Author: Kyo Maclear
Illustrator: Isabelle Arsenault
Publisher: Kids Can Press (2017)
ISBN: 9781771388054 

Spork by Kyo Maclear is a great picture book to promote adaptability, self-esteem, identity, self-awareness and a sense of belonging

“Spork was neither spoon nor fork… but a bit of both.” Both his mum and dad think he is perfect just the way he is. But Spork feels he stands out and doesn’t fit in with the other cutlery. He is the only piece of cutlery never chosen… until a “messy thing” arrives on the scene. Spork is perfect for the baby’s needs. This boosts his self-esteem, and he learns to love himself for who he is.

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Resources

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Kids Can Press: Spork Story Time suggestions
Kids Health in the Classroom: Self Esteem Teacher’s Guide
Kyo Maclear Official Website
Isabelle Arsenault Official Website
Take a look inside Spork

Books by Kyo Maclear & Isabelle Arsenault

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