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So I ordered this for my 5 year old. It is a very graphic depiction of divorce for a pre-k child. I did not read it to her after I read it. The age range suggestion is a little off. If she still needs some clarification down the road I'd probably read it to her when she is about 8.
There are many more book with a friendlier approach available. I found this one to focus on anger, the photos were a bit disturbing, and not the best reference for kids going through a separation or divorce.
I think this might be a good book for people with contentious divorces. Mine is very amicable and a lot of the pages/pictures are not applicable to our situation and therefore somewhat confusing to my son. After reading it a couple of times to him, I chose not to read it to him anymore as it wasn't helpful. He also didn't like the book so much. However, he loved "Two Homes to Live In", which is a book that is out of print but you can still find some copies out there.
I was appalled when I turned the page and saw a picture of the 'mom' dinosaur drinking a martini with wine and liquor bottles on the table behind her, along with a bottle of pills spilled open! I just don't think that was appropriate for children.
In addition, I think the book should have been geared to DIVORCE and not dating and getting remarried. Those topics should have been addressed in a separate book. It is hard enough helping a child cope with divorce, let alone adding new step parents and step siblings in the mix much too prematurely.
Still searching for a good book for children on divorce. I was very dissapointed in this.