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Sally Pomme Clayton, illus. Rhiannon Sanders
Once upon a time, a king in India did not want to wash but at the same time, he did not want to get dirty. What did he finally do?
Carolina Celas, transl. Jethro Soutar
This book, featuring a lot of images and minimal text, explores the concept of the horizon which can be very distant – or very close.
Eiko Kadono, illus. Joe Todd Stanton
Kiki has just turned twelve. It is time for her to leave home because as a young witch that is the custom…
Samuel Langley-Swain, illus. Davide Ortu
What is the truth behind the Tooth Fairy and the coin that is left under your pillow? Twins Ollie and Grace are going to find out…
Samuel Langley-Swain, illus. Jessica Rose
Dilwyn the little red dragon is born in a very special place – and it is up to him to keep it safe.
Sita Brahmachari, illus. Evan Hollingdale
An 11-year old girl moves from Acorn’s Children’s Home to The Hearth. Will her new family welcome her?
Hollis Kurman, illus. Barroux
Your home has become too scary to stay. What might help you feel better? Let’s count the good things…
Roger McGough, illus. Greg McLeod
What happens when a bored Crocodile dresses up as a banana and says goodbye to the jungle?
Charlotte Markey, illus. Tim Oliver
How girls view themselves, especially as they enter their teens? Dr Charlotte Markey discusses body image issues in a friendly but authoritative approach.
A moving and subtle introduction to the threat to the world’s wildlife inspired by the true story of the last Northern White Rhino.
A second delightful outing into the non-judgmental world and community of Julian, last seen wanting to be a mermaid.
From Roman Britain and to the toppling of Edward Colston’s statue in Bristol, this book is peppered with examples of real people and their stories.
Through the eyes of children from different countries, this book reminds us to take time out of our busy lives to stop and appreciate the beauty and wonder of the world around us.
Chiara Mezzalama, illus. Régis Lejonc, transl. Sarah Ardizzone
More than a story of childhood fantasy, this book provides a powerful treatise on civil war and its impact on young lives.
When Max and Xam fall out, they start a competition to see who is the most popular, using all their ingenuity to ‘make’ friends and prove a point.
Olivia’s nickname, Mouse, gets her into some sticky situations. But will her mum ever stop using it? This fresh and funny look at pet names holds a deeper message about identity.
James Berry, illus. Anna Cunha
In this beautiful book, award-winning Jamaican poet James Berry creates a magical, dreamy world for a little girl who enjoys the freedom of spending her days outside.
Tina Mortier, illus. Kaatje Vermeire, trans. David Colmer
This is an extraordinarily powerful book dealing with the difficult subject of illness and bereavement.
Lola and her brother Amit wait for their father to return home after a days work. But days pass, and he fails to arrive…
Much of the book is a quest, a search for a sense of belonging, whether the searcher is a child, a tree-that-walks, the colour grey, or a butterfly…
Peter Van den Ende
A paper boat makes its way around a fantastical ocean world, discovering wonder after wonder until it reaches the shore.