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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.
Contra, illus. Ulla Saar, transl. Charlotte Geater, Kätlin Kaldmaa & Richard O’Brien
Poems exploring school and family life.
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.
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.
An introduction to life in deserts across the world.
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.
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.
Juliet Rix, illus. Christopher Corr
A young child joins her granny on her reimagined journeys from a time before dementia took over her life.
This book celebrates the work of 15 female artists from around the world and their impact on the art world.
Angela McAllister, illus. Hvass & Hannibal
An exploration of some of the last great wildernesses of the world explored through stunning images and lyrical poetry.
Mark Isherwood, illus. Drew Sinclair
When Peter wakes in the middle of the night, he is sure he can hear an intruder – but time has been frozen; no one else is aware of this and no one hears him speak to Peter.
Alan Durant, illus. Dale Blankenaar
Noko the Porcupine is tired and hungry. Surely, he will find a welcome from the other animals. Sadly, not. One by one, they turn him away making excuses. Something has to be done.
Norva (age 13) is the emotional one who believes in intuition, Nik (11) her younger sister looks to facts to make her deductions. Together they act as a detective agency for the housing estate that is their home.
Stella Elia, illus. Weberson Santiago
Grandfather is old; often visits pass in silence. It is far from exciting. Until one day, Grandfather starts to tells stories of his youth when as a sailor he travelled the world.
Chitra Soundar, illus. Poonam Mistry
The baby giraffe is very young and the world is a new exciting place to be explored, but frightening as well. Luckily mother is there to support and encourage. “You’re strong with me”, she reassures her little one.
Fereshteh Sarlak, illus. Firoozeh Golmohammadi, transl. Azita Rassi
This title introduces children to a fable of the great Iranian poet, Rumi. It is a story about the futility of wishing to be something other than you are.
A collection of postcard images addressing the subject of migration, featuring bird images.