The little lion thought about the different families he had seen, and thought about his own family. His family had two lions, his mommy and him, but no "daddy." Wondering about this, the little lion cub asked, "Mama, why don't I have a daddy?"
"Well yours is a special story. I had you on my own because I did not have a daddy for you. For you see, my little one, you have always been in my heart. I wanted and loved you soooo much even before I knew how truly wonderful you would be," the mama lion said as she lovingly licked the cub's soft fur.
I don't think its healthy to describe a donor as anything but.
This part clearly stands out in the book, as if someone just added a lengthy blurb about donor conception into a book about lions.
I thank the author for her efforts but I ended up getting rid of the book for two reasons that really bugged me.
Simple enough for young children to understand (about 7 years of age).Published 1 month ago by Diane Melbar
We are 2 moms with a baby girl, this book applies to our circumstances as well. Thanks a lot to the author!Published 3 months ago by Nandi Venter
Like other reviewers have said, it's pretty wordy for a child; and the fact that it refers to the donor as "father. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
The book is a bit wordy but otherwise it is perfect for me. It does talk about a donor as a father but, not a daddy. I agree with that so, for me it is fine. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Hide
I enjoy reading this to my son and sharing the reasons why he is soooo special. Some great concepts about love and family.Published 14 months ago by Rebecca Jacka
I bought this even though I knew it would be limited based on other reviewers' concerns. When I read it to my 15-month-old son, I change the words quite a lot (I substitute... Read morePublished on February 4, 2012 by J. Downs
This is a great book to read to kids and overtime helping them to understand where they came from and how the process works. Read morePublished on October 31, 2011 by A. Ulupinar