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Diverse & Inclusive Books for EYFS

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Best Diverse Books for Preschool and Reception

We have selected a list of recommended diverse and inclusive books for children in nursery, preschool and reception (ages 2-5), which feature characters that are traditionally under-represented in children’s books. This list of the best diverse books for children in the Early Years includes books with minority ethnic main characters, books that celebrate difference and books with representations of cultural diversity, different types of families, physical disabilities, visual impairment and neurodiversity. 

You can find Diverse & Inclusive lists for other primary year groups here.

Books with minority ethnic main characters


Books that represent cultural diversity


Books that represent physical disabilities

Books that represent different types of families

Books that represent visual impairment and hearing loss

Books that represent neurodiversity and speech disorders

Books about celebrating difference and including everyone

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Stone Girl Bone Girl

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