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Dilwyn the Welsh Dragon
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.
When secrets set sail
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?
Hello! A Counting Book of Kindnesses
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?
The Body Image Book for Girls: Love yourself and grow up fearless
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.
Last: The Story of a White Rhino
A moving and subtle introduction to the threat to the world’s wildlife inspired by the true story of the last Northern White Rhino.
Julian at the wedding
A second delightful outing into the non-judgmental world and community of Julian, last seen wanting to be a mermaid.
Black and British: A short, essential history
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.
The Garden of Inside-Outside
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.
Max + Xam
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.
I’m NOT a mouse!
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.