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Drawing Europe together: Forty-five illustrators, one Europe
Alex Scheffler (Foreword)
45 book illustrators from around Europe share their powerful illustrations of Europe’s past and future
Sita Brahmachari, illus. Jane Ray
An exploration of a family’s struggle with grief and loss set in the backdrop of a Scottish island.
Everyone’s the smartest
Contra, illus. Ulla Saar, transl. Charlotte Geater, Kätlin Kaldmaa & Richard O’Brien
Poems exploring school and family life.
The book of clouds
Juris Kronbergs, illus. Anete Melece, transl. Māra Rozīte & Richard O’Brien
Have you ever looked up in the sky at the clouds and imagined what they reminded you of? This book encourages close looking and creativity.
Queen of seagulls
What is the reason for Renata’s obsession with the seagulls who live around her block of flats?
When Proud Girl refuses Bravest Warrior as a suitor, he becomes angry and creates Ice Man in revenge who leads her into great danger.
Hoot and howl across the desert: Life in the world’s driest deserts
An introduction to life in deserts across the world.
Mrs Noah’s pockets
Jackie Morris, illus. James Mayhew
Imagine what Mrs Noah was doing while Noah was building the ark.
This delightful story is narrated by Mummer, a bear adopted as a cub by the Shakespeare family in Stratford-on-Avon.
Young Palestinians speak: Living under occupation
Anthony Robinson & Annemarie Young
Life in Occupied Palestine told by the children and young people who live there.
A unique and beautifully illustrated picture book about loneliness and friendship.
Travels with my granny
Juliet Rix, illus. Christopher Corr
A young child joins her granny on her reimagined journeys from a time before dementia took over her life.