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AZZI IN BETWEEN

This child’s powerful and heart-warming story of her family’s flight, escaping as refugees in the night, inspires compassion and offers comprehension of things both strange and complex. | By Sarah Garland | AGES 7-11

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BEDTIME RELAXATION

Fantastic for long flights, day naps and as a bedtime routine builder. This beautifully crafted 20 minute guided audio story for children, develops mindfulness and relaxation using the breath. | By Learning Stories | AGES 4-12

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A PAPER BOAT FOR PANDA

What can you do if you are a woolen Panda who yearns to sail on the real sea? With the help of caring friends a crafty solution is found. Delightful, gentle and full of friendship. Fun craft activity included. | By Karin Celestine | AGES 4-6

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SMALL FINDS A HOME

Baby Weasus finds a lost creature and invites it to come and live with her family. Super sweet and filled with many kind thoughts and actions. Models sharing and putting others before yourself sometimes. Fun craft activity included. | By Karin Celestine | AGES 4-6

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WHERE IS AUTISM?

Danny thinks Autism might be something like play station or perhaps a cool new toy. A friendly and informative story which encourages discovery and understanding differences. | By Rowena Monds and Charlotte Giblin | AGES 5+

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OMMIE AND THE MAGICAL GARDEN

Join Ommie in an adventure through a magical garden full of animals, in this playful introduction to yoga for children. Beautifully illustrated and full of vitality.| By Sirkka Fisk | AGES 2-8

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A MAMA FOR OWEN

This true story of a baby hippo who adopts a 130 year old tortoise to be his mama, redefines the boundaries of true friendship. A deliciously illustrated book about being safe with someone you love.| By Marion Dane Bauer and John Butler | AGES 2-6

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TIM TO THE RESCUE

Mischievous Ginger gets more than he bargained for when he samples the 3rd Mates hair growing lotions, sending Tim to the rescue in another wild adventure at sea. Plus Free Audio Bonus! Reading by Stephen Fry | By Edward Ardizzone | AGES 4-7

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TIM ALL ALONE

Arriving home after a holiday voyage at sea, little Tim finds his parents have gone leaving Tim all alone. An exciting salty adventure of discovery on the high seas. Plus Free Audio Bonus! Reading by Stephen Fry | By Edward Ardizzone | AGES 4-7

FINDING MONKEY MOON

When bedtime arrives and Michael discovers his dearest friend is nowhere to be found, he and dad set out for the park. Finding Monkey Moon on this dark night will require all Michael’s determination and love. By Elizabeth Pulford and Kate Wilkinson | AGES 3-7

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THE GREAT BIG BOOK OF FAMILIES

Some families go on exotic holidays, others grow their own food. Some kids have two mums or dads. This refreshing book allows kids to safely explore new concepts and expand the boundaries of their current views. By Mary Hoffman and Ros Asquith | AGES 4-7

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MISS HAZELTINE’S HOME FOR SHY AND FEARFUL CATS

Hopeless, worthless, afraid of everything! Where could a fearful cat go? A wonderful story of transformation and finding your inner courage. By Alicia Potter and Birgitta Sif | AGES 5-8

Ahmed and the Feather Girl - Jane Ray

AHMED AND THE FEATHER GIRL

A poignant eastern European folktale of hardship and freedom. A story of transformation and the love of a mystical bird girl and a selfless circus boy. By Jane Ray | AGES 4-8

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THE BAREFOOT BOOK OF EARTH TALES

Seven beautiful folktales share with children, the timeless magic of a good deed and the importance of living in harmony with nature. A celebration of life! By Dawn Casey and Anne Wilson | AGES 4-7

The Three Questions - Children's book by Jon Muth

THE THREE QUESTIONS

High in the mountains on a stormy night, Nikolai finds the answers to his three important questions. By living in the now, we always see what the right thing to do is. | By Jon J Muth | AGES 4-8

VIRGINIA WOLF - Childrens Book by Kyo Maclear and Isabelle Arsenault

VIRGINIA WOLF

Virginia’s mood is always black and she can’t see past it. Luckily she has a sunny sister who doesn’t give up on her. Creativity and love bring freedom! | By Kyo Maclear and Isabelle Arsenault | AGES 4-8

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WOOLBUR

Little Woolbur can’t fit in, being him is too much fun! A hilarious story about being true to your self and letting your individuality shine.| By Leslie Helankoski and Lee Harper | AGES 4-8

STEPHEN’S MUSIC - Children'sStory Book

STEPHEN’S MUSIC

Magic, music and the enchanting song of a flute, inspire Stephen to practice his instruments every day. His dreams become real through hard work and love. | By Sofie Laguna and Anna Pignataro | AGES 3-8

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HIP HOP DOG

An uplifting super cool tale of a neglected dog who finds his purpose through rapping and rhyming. Full of fun and energy, Hip Hop Dog is a all round winner. | By Chris Raschka and Vladimir Dadunsky | AGES 4-8

EXCLAMATION MARK Childrens Book Rosenthal, Lichtenheld

EXCLAMATION MARK

What is an Exclamation Mark? He didn’t know and nor did the Questions Mark! A delightfully simple story of self discovery which also shows early learners how to use punctuation. | By Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld | AGES 4-7

DOUG THE BUG THAT WENT BOING Childrens Book Hendra

DOUG THE BUG THAT WENT BOING

When Doug suddenly finds himself high above his garden home, he fears he will never see his best friend again. A very funny adventure story about friendship, arguments, fair play and saying sorry. | By Sue Hendra | AGES 3-5

WHAT FRIENDS DO BEST Childrens Book Emmett, Reed

WHAT FRIENDS DO BEST

This fun fast paced story is masterfully written and illustrated! Children will enjoy the clarity and continuity of this engagingly simple story with a very important message.| By Jonathan Emmett and Nathan Reed | AGES 2-5

FIRST WORDS AND PICTURES CHIMP AND ZEE Children's Book Anholt

FIRST WORDS AND PICTURES: CHIMP AND ZEE

Monkey twins make learning loads of fun. Swing through the the days of the week, numbers, counting, seasons, colours and words that name the things that little people love. | By Catherine and Laurence Anholt | AGES 2-5

KISSED BY THE MOON Alison Lester Australian Picture Book

KISSED BY THE MOON

A perfect last story of the night! Soft and inviting scenes to fill a childs head. Gentle and expansive words to share a mother’s gift of love and discovery.| By Alison Lester | AGES 2-6

The Yes, Sarah Bee Childrens book

THE YES

The Yes is big and hefty and using all his goodness, bigness and yesness he overpowers the buzzing doubts of all the NO’s. In fact he dicovers they are not real at all!| By Sarah Bee and Satoshi Kitamura | AGES 4-7

ALKING ABOUT EATING PROBLEMS Childrens Book by Nicola Edwards

TALKING ABOUT EATING PROBLEMS

Problems with food can make people uncomfortable and unhappy. An engaging book which helps parents and children talk about eating problems and find solutions.| By Nicola Edwards | AGES 7+

INTEGRITY Childrens Book Jane Pryor

INTEGRITY

Integrity is meaning what you say. It is making sure that your words and behaviour match. This insightful and straight forward book for kids, discusses and breaks down what integrity really means.| By Kimberley Jane Pryor | AGES 6+

THE HONEST TO GOODNESS TRUTH Book McKissack Potter

THE HONEST TO GOODNESS TRUTH

What is the difference between telling a lie and telling the truth at the wrong time? Libby’s first lie makes her stomach feel like she’s swallowed a handful of chicken feathers. She soon finds out, that there is a time and place to tell truths.| By Patricia C. McKissack and Giselle Potter | AGES 4-8

KITCHEN DANCE Children's Book Manning

KITCHEN DANCE

Family harmony at its richest! A little girl wakes to sounds in the kitchen. A deep voice is humming and someone laughs. “Hush!” Deliciously illustrated. Ripe with love and fun!| By Maurie J. Manning | AGES 3-7

MAX AND RUBY’S TREASURE HUNT

MAX AND RUBY’S TREASURE HUNT

More fun with Max and Ruby on a rainy day! This beautifully written story leads children through a series of English nursery rhymes, to solve the clues on a treasure hunt. Interactive flaps help engage young adventurers.| By Rosemary Wells | AGES 3-5

MOG ON FOX NIGHT Book Review

MOG ON FOX NIGHT

In the night foxes came and ripped open the bin bag to find food. “Yuck!” thought Mog. A lovely story about being a bit fussy and getting let off the hook by kind friends and some hungry foxes. By Judith Kerr | AGES 2-5

THE GROWING STORY childrens Book

THE GROWING STORY

A surprise awaits a little boy who’s winter clothes are packed away over the warmer months. Idyllic illustrations of life in the countryside, beautifully portray the discovery of a years growth cycles.| By Ruth Krauss and Helen Oxenbury | AGES 3-6

ANYTHING FOR YOU Book Review

ANYTHING FOR YOU

A very short bedtime story of the highest degree! Mama gets tired little Charlie bear through his bedtime routine and into bed. A lovely way to role model a positive response between child and parent.| By John Wallace and Harry Horse | AGES 2-4

GOOD NIGHT TIPTOE Book Review

GOODNIGHT TIPTOE

A child and her toys get ready for bed. But little Tiptoe is not tired. Mimicking a parents routine, Tilly gets the toys settled until it is her turn for bed. Goodnight Tiptoe.| By Polly Dunbar | AGES 1-4

SLIGHTLY INVISIBLE Book Review

SLIGHTLY INVISIBLE

Clever, witty and hilariously inventive. Charlie just wants his own time with his friend Marv, but little sister Lola and the recently invisible Soren Lorensen trick the boys and their monster into having a tea party!| By Lauren Child | AGES 4-8

ARTHUR’S EYES kids book

ARTHUR’S EYES

Arthur is a little Aardvark boy who needs glasses. Getting his answers wrong is impacting his self esteem but wearing glasses is a new look that takes some getting used to.| By Marc Brown | AGES 3-6

LIBRARY LION | Knudsen Hawkes

LIBRARY LION

If he promises to be quiet, can he come back for storytime tomorrow? A heart warming story of a lion who loves storytime and why exceptions to rules are as important as keeping them.| By Michelle Knudsen and Kevin Hawkes | AGES 4-8

THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE

THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE

An adventurous sea snail with and itchy foot dreams of sailing the seas. A story of environmental awareness, friendship, following your dreams and the notion that a good will favour may be repaid when you least expect it.| By Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler | AGES 3-7

RICHARD SCARRY’S ABC WORD BOOK

RICHARD SCARRY’S ABC WORD BOOK

Absolutely Brilliant Creativity! Richard Scarry pushes beyond the boundaries of the standard alphabet book with this action packed ABC Word Book. Boys will gravitate to this book as it is filled with vehicles, devices and planes.| By Richard Scarry | AGES 4-7

A PERFECT PLACE FOR TED Childrens Book

A PERFECT PLACE FOR TED

Will little Ted ever get noticed? Beautifully illustrated with funky, fun pictures, a small dog called Ted decides to leave the pet shop to find somewhere he belongs, somewhere perfect.| By Leila Rudge | AGES 3-7

AM I FIT AND HEALTHY CHILDRENS DIET BOOK

AM I FIT AND HEALTHY

Am I Fit and Healthy is a simplistic book which approaches its topics with humour and encourages children to form good habits for good reasons.Loads of fun learning in the activity section at the back.| By Claire Llewellyn and Mike Gordon | AGES 4-7

CLOTH FROM CLOUDS Picture book

CLOTH FROM THE CLOUDS

This lovely story is about ecological balance and the damage that is done through greed. It is also about bravery and the strength to give up things we desire to set things right.| By Michael Catchpool and Alison Jay | AGES 3-7

YOGA BEAR: Learning Yoga for Youngsters Book

YOGA BEAR

Yoga for Youngsters

Yoga is for everyone! It’s a non-competitive form of exercise that works the whole body. Kids will enjoy imitating the 21 poses of animals and shapes which range from very simple to a little more advanced.| By Karen Pierce and Paula Brinkman | AGES 2-6

FEELING JEALOUS children's book about jealousy

FEELING JEALOUS

Thoughts And Feelings Series

Powerful emotions come up for so many reasons. By recognising and working through feeling jealous, children are empowered to develop healthy relationships and high self esteem.| By Sarah Levete | AGES 4-

KEEPING SAFE Talking About children's safety

KEEPING SAFE

Talking About Series

Everyone wants you to have fun and enjoy being a child. This book talks directly to children and is also a brilliant resource to assist parents educate younger children about keeping safe.| By Sarah Levete | AGES 6-12

Why Am I So Tired? – A First Look At Childrens book Diabetes

WHY AM I SO TIRED?

A First Look At Childhood Diabetes

This excellent book talks in 100% positive language about understanding diabetes in terms that young children can relate to and which enables adults to support children effectively.| By Pat Thomas and Lesley Harker | AGES 4-8

WHY DO I FEEL SCARED? Childrens Book

WHY DO I FEEL SCARED?

The world needs brave people, do you think you could be one? An excellent first experience book which encourages children to develop the skills of courage and bravery in their everyday lives.| By Pat Thomas and Lesley Harker.| AGES 4-8

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WHEN SOPHIE GETS ANGRY, REALLY, REALLY ANGRY

An excellent story about a child learning to overcoming her own anger without the assistance of adult intervention. Powerful illustrations compliment this insightful resource.| By Molly Bang | AGES 4-8

IFE’S FIRST HAIRCUT Book Ifeoma Onyefulu author

IFE’S FIRST HAIRCUT

Chineze is so excited, Ife’s first haircut can’t come soon enough. Uncle Mike will bring his scissors and there will be a party. Delightful childhood first experiences in a Nigerian village.| By Ifeoma-Onyefulu | AGES 3-6

ENORMOUSE Book by Angie Morgan Author Illustrator

ENORMOUSE

Enormouse is well loved by the other mice and valued for his difference…he is ENORMOUS! No one knows why and no one cares until a chance encounter changes everything.| By Angie Morgan | AGES 3-6

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WHEELS

Carlos and Billy are getting too big for their slow old bikes. Both boys have a birthday coming up. Not all families can afford a new bike, but they can save the day with a brilliant surprise! | By Shirley hughes | AGES 3-7

ZOG – Book Review

ZOG

Dragon training is much harder than little Zog imagined. Humour, friendship and fresh ideas help this super cute dragon to get his gold star! | By Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler | AGES 3-6

The Jolly Postman book review

THE JOLLY POSTMAN

Fairytale characters get postal surprises! Goldilocks apologises for eating the porridge and damaging the furniture. Daddy will fix it soon. Baby bear is invited to her birthday! A creative delight with real letters to take out and read.| By Janet and Allan Ahlberg | AGES 3-6

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SIR CHARLIE STINKY SOCKS AND THE REALLY BIG ADVENTURE

A witch with a watch, a deep dark forest and a pint sized knight who is both fearless and thoughtful. Captivating pictures colour this fun adventure which encourages kindness and creative problem solving. | By Kristina Stephenson | AGES 4-8

ROOM ON THE BROOM Axel Scheffler

ROOM ON THE BROOM

This friendly witch invites helpful animals to ride on her broom, but what will happen when it’s full? A masterfully illustrated rhyming story of friendship, earning your place in a group and pulling together to solve problems.| By Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler | AGES 2-6

The Rainbow Fish

THE RAINBOW FISH

The most beautiful fish in the sea learns to share is gorgeous scales and so discovers the joy of giving and friendship. The holographic foil scales of the rainbow fish help children feel the beauty of the treasure that was shared.| By Marcus Pfister | AGES 3-6

Paddington Bear Author : Michael Bond Illustrator: R.W. Alley

PADDINGTON

Polite, perky and Peruvian, this little bear is still munching marmalade and drinking tea the good old-fashioned English way. He’s a well meaning, loveable bear who always finds a sticky situation.| By Michael Bond and R.W. Alley | AGES 3-6

OLIVIA – The Pig Book by Ian Falconer

OLIVIA

Precocious, dramatic and full of life. Olivia is a talented little pig who is always on the go! Everyday situations are full of excitement and challenge as Olivia’s imagination and creativity shows no bounds.| By Ian Falconer | AGES 3-5

MOG’S CHRISTMAS – Cat Book By Judith Kerr

MOG’S CHRISTMAS

Trees that walk and a busy household are not at all what Mog is used to. Christmas eve approaches and Mog is still sitting on the roof. Family fun and love make this an iconic series.| By Judith Kerr | AGES 2-6

MOG THE FORGETFUL CAT by Judith Kerr

MOG THE FORGETFUL CAT

Mog didn’t mean to lick Debbie’s hair while she was asleep, she forgot Debbie was not a kitten. Meet Mog the adorable tabby cat. When a burglar comes to the Thomas’ house, Mog’s forgetful nature saves the day.| By Judith Kerr | AGES 3-6

Captain Buckleboots on the Naughty Step Tim Mclaughlin Mark Sperring

CAPTAIN BUCKLEBOOTS ON THE NAUGHTY STEP

A very naughty pirate joins a surprised young Sam on the naughty step. Together that talk about what they did and what can be done to set things right. Full of positive role modelling ideas for young minds.| By Mark Sperring and Tom Mclaughlin | AGES 2-5

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HUGLESS DOUGLAS

A bear without a hug is a very needy bear. It’s all about hugs for Douglas and he must find that hug. A gentle, silly story which ends in the best hug ever…but who will give him that special hug? | By David Melling | AGE 3-7

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