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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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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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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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I (DONT) LIKE SNAKES

Have you ever been scared of something, but not really known why? Award winning author and Zoologist Nicola Davies, shares fun slithering snake secrets, turning fears to amazement! By Nicola Davies and Luciano Lozano | AGES 5-9

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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

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

HIP HOP DOG book Raschka

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

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

IT’S NOT WHAT YOU’VE GOT Book Wayne Dyer

IT’S NOT WHAT YOU’VE GOT

Abundance is a brilliant word to learn. It means there is always more than enough. A commonsense book which offers kids insights about possessions, money, sharing, comparisons, generousity and creating a happy life. | By Dr Wayne W. Dyer and Stacy Heller Budnick | AGES 7+

MY PARENTS DIVORCE Childrens Book Hewitt

MY PARENTS DIVORCE

Billy was afraid, Gracie was angry, Louis was so embarrassed he stopped inviting friends over. This informative book, looks at real life experiences and supports children through common difficulties. | By Sally Hewitt | AGES 6+

TALKING ABOUT DEATH AND DYING Childrens Book by Bruce Sanders

TALKING ABOUT DEATH AND DYING

People do not die because they have been bad and death is not a monster that takes people away. Children express their experiences and are constructively supported through their grief and fears.| By Bruce Sanders | AGES 6+

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+

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

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

FOR EACH AND EVERY CHILD | New Zealand nz

FOR EACH AND EVERY CHILD

This magnificent book aims to empower children and communities, ensuring that every child is valued through respecting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.| By Unicef New Zealand | AGES 3+

HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON Review

HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON

Adrift on a white page, tiny tot Harold uses his imagination to create a world of his choosing. A stimulating adventure which encourages problem solving and free flowing creativity.| By Crockett Johnson | AGES 1-7

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

Eric! …The Hero?

ERIC!…THE HERO?

Eric looks at the world differently and he learns differently too. Everyone calls him names. Poor little Eric! Sometimes it’s what makes us different that give us an edge and lets us shine. | By Chris Wormall | AGES 4-6

VICKY GOES TO THE DOCTOR | Book By Ifeoma Onyefulu

VICKY GOES TO THE DOCTOR

Vicky normally loves playing with her friends but today something is wrong. Set in Nigeria, this supportive ‘first experience’ story reassures children that visiting a doctor is safe.| By Ifeoma-Onyefulu | AGES 3-6

The Herd Boy | African Childrens story Book Niki Daly

THE HERD BOY

In rural South Africa a young boy has a dangerous job, tending his grandfather’s flock. A story of empowerment, self belief and leadership inspired by the life of former president Nelson Mandela.| By Niki Daly | AGES 4-8

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

THE SNOW LEOPARD Book Review

THE SNOW LEOPARD

Gaspingly beautiful! A myth of rebirth and transformation set in the secret folds of the Himalayan mountains. A sleeping girl hears the songs and is woven deep into the fabric of this magical adventure. | By Jackie Morris | AGES 4+

THE GRUFFALO, Book Review,

THE GRUFFALO

Crafty mouse tells tall tales of an imaginary Gruffalo to escape the hungry woodland creatures…But mouse is in for a big surprise! A fun, well rhymed tale with repetitions children will want to read again and again.| By Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler | AGES 3-7

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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

MEET ME AT THE MOON Gianna Marino

MEET ME AT THE MOON

The moon touches the earth on the horizon. This is where little one must meet mama elephant after a long wait alone. Mama shows her calf how to look for her presence in the world around so that little one will never feel alone. Touching and beautifully illustrated.| By Giana Marino | AGES 2-6

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

The Song Of The Golden book Jackie Morris

THE SONG OF THE GOLDEN HARE

Magical songs to win the heart of the Golden Hare are what grandfather hums to the orphaned leverets. Will the children be able to keep them safe from the watchful eyes of the hunter when the hares begin to run? | By Jackie Morris | AGES 5-9

Crocodiles Need Kisses Too | children's book

CROCODILES NEED KISSES TOO

Little crocodile can’t understand why the other animal families don’t cuddle him. They say he’s a scary crocodile, but it’s not true, he’s just a baby who needs kisses too.| By Carrie Weston and Russell Julian | 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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