SCHOOL FOR DADS

This brilliantly illustrated story plays with role reversal in a series of hilarious scenarios. The kind of feel-good book which will inspire adventures together and certainly become a favourite. | By Adam and Charlotte Guillain and Ada Grey | AGES 3-5

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THE GREAT BIG GREEN BOOK

Will solar powered trainers save the world? This playful book for kids touches on all subjects ‘Green’. It introduces and lightly looks at everything from endangered species to nuclear fusion. | By Mary Hoffman and Ros Asquith | AGES 4-8

The great big book of families - front cover

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

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

Earth tales book

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

Picture A Tree Book by Barbara Reid

PICTURE A TREE

Imagination in explosive texture and colour! Elaborate plasticine illustrations rocket this book into a league of its own! Discover the magic of trees through fresh eyes. | By Barbara Reid | AGES 4-7

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

ONE LEAF RIDES THE WIND Childrens Book

ONE LEAF RIDES THE WIND

A kimono clad child explores her tranquil Japanese garden in this beautiful counting book. Clever haiku poems help children find which things to count. A fresh and gentle book for early learners.| By Celeste Davidson Mannis and Susan Kathleen Hartung | 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

TEN LITTLE FINGERS AND TEN LITTLE TOES

TEN LITTLE FINGERS AND TEN LITTLE TOES

Scrumptious! Tiny toes and fingers are celebrated as babies and toddlers delight in their self discovery. This beautifully illustrated gentle, rhyming book is full of babies from many cultures.| By Mem Fox and Helen Oxenbury | AGES 2-5

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+

THE HAT Book Review

THE HAT

A shiny black top hat with magenta silk sash and a penniless veteran find adventure and riches when they work together doing good deads. This collectable classic is set in Italy in the 1900’s.| By Tomi Ungerer | AGES 4-7

THE HUNDRED DECKER BUS

THE HUNDRED DECKER BUS

When the unsuspecting morning travellers board their city bus, no one is prepared for the impromptu adventure that unfolds. Children will be glued to this fabulous book which bursts with intriguing detail.| By Mike Smith | AGES 3-7

One World Together book friendship

ONE WORLD TOGETHER

Nine countries and cultures, nine new friends! The universal themes of play and family make One World Together an exciting celebration of global friendship.| By Cathrine and Laurence Anholt | AGES 3-6

Counting Chickens by Polly Alakija children looking after animals

COUNTING CHICKENS

Tobi’s prize hen lays only seven beautiful eggs but after one year he has 50 chickens! Full of fun animal life, Counting Chickens is a gorgeous counting book set in rural Nigeria.| By Polly Alakija | AGES 3-6

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

OFF TO MARKET | African story book By Author Elizabeth Dale | Erika Pal

OFF TO MARKET

A Ugandan minibus and lots of people wanting to get off to market. But when the biggest hill proves too steep everyone has to get out. How will they get to market on time? | By Elizabeth Dale and Erika Pal | AGES 3-7

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

The Worlds Strongest Boy japanese story picture book by Jessica Souhami

THE STRONGEST BOY IN THE WORLD

In a time when legendary strong women lived in Japan and Sumo wrestlers were famous celebrities a skinny kid called Kaito decides to try his luck at becoming the strongest boy in the world.| By Jessica Souhami | AGES 5-8

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

Wheels children's book Shirley Hughes children bikes

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

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 Ice Bear book Jackie Morris

THE ICE BEAR

In the frozen wastelands all life is bound together in ways that are both magical and raw. A shape shifting child learns the power of his gift in this powerful story which reflects an old Inuit folk tale.| By Jackie Morris | AGES 6+

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