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Spurred into action when her seagull friend gets poorly from eating plastic, young Stella is soon on a campaign for change. A beach clean up and plastic straw ban sparks her whole community into action and soon Stella is making a big impact. And it’s not long before the little seagull and all its animal friends can live in a better environment.

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In this empowering picture book by award-winning author Caryl Hart, one small girl inspires her whole village to plant a beautiful forest on the mountain.

When a little girl’s grandad shows her a picture of what the great, grey mountain used to look like, she can’t wait to plant a new forest and for the animals to return. Although the girl soon realises growing trees isn’t easy, she doesn’t give up. After many weeks, a little patch of green appears on the mountain and gives the whole village hope. Then, one day, a terrible storm comes tearing up the valley, destroying every single one of the girl’s saplings. Has all her hard work been for nothing? Or has it inspired those around her to share her dream?
In this lyrical and hopeful picture book, one girl’s imagination, determination and positivity motivates a whole community to work together to create something amazing that will last forever. With subtle addresses to the reader, children and grown-ups will feel empowered to tackle global issues such as deforestation and realise that, in the words of Greta Thunberg, ‘No one is too small to make a difference’.

This is an uplifting tale for our time, inspired by Jean Giorno’s The Man Who Planted Trees, written by Caryl Hart, author of Girls Can Do Anything! (illustrated by Ali Pye), and with evocative artwork by Anastasia Suvorova.

Perfect for fans of Amazon bestseller Somebody Swallowed Stanley and acclaimed picture book Greta and the Giants.

Caryl Hart is the author of books and series including The Princess and the . . . and How to Grow a Dinosaur. She has won many awards including a Magnola Book Award, the Geoffrey Trease Prize for Children’s Writing, the Oldham Brilliant Books Award and the Stockport Brilliant Book Awards.
Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free ‘Stories Aloud’ audio recording – just scan the QR code and listen along!

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This lively folk tale from Orissa, India, explains why tigers eat their food uncooked and why cats live with people.

The tiger child is sent to fetch some more fire from the village, but on the way he gets distracted by his friends. By the time he gets to the village, he has forgotten what he has been sent to fetch.

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A whimsical story about learning to use maps, perfect for very young children.

One day, Anna’s friend Zane sends her an invitation: Come to tea tomorrow! This is the way to my home. Love, Zane. Inside the envelope, there’s a MAP. Anna soon decides to make a map of her own, too … and before long, Dad and even Whiskers the cat are in on the fun. From routes to symbols, point of view and scale, join Anna and her dad as they explore the wonderful world of maps – with words by Vivian French, storyteller extraordinaire, and delightful pictures by rising star Ya-Ling Huang.

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From the award-winning picture book creator of There Are Cats in This Book comes a story of imaginative play and of two friends, Anna and Crocodile, who are on the hunt for gold. But finding gold isn’t easy. Oh no! It’s dangerous and difficult… Just what will the two friends discover? Teeming with adventurous spirit and boasting wonderfully funny dialogue, this story introduces two unforgettable characters in a gorgeous, classic new art style from Viviane Schwarz, one of the most innovative and creatively inspired picture book makers of today.

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Kangaroo and his family love keeping fit. This book follows a day in the life of the kangaroos to find out how keeping fit helps them, and it provides lots of advice for its human readers. Information includes the different types of exercise children can try and how to exercise safely.

The Healthy Habits series for children aged 4 plus, features key information about how to stay healthy in mind and body, simply told and brought to life through a relatable animal guide alongside bright and gently humorous illustrations. The books have lots of good advice for human children and a little bit of learning about the animal world, to keep things interesting for young animal lovers. Titles in the series:

Dog’s Guide to Helping Others
Sloth’s Guide to Keeping Calm
Kangaroo’s Guide to Keeping Fit
Lemur’s Guide to Healthy Eating
Koala’s Guide to Sleep
Leopard’s Guide to Keeping Fit
Panda’s Guide to Mental Wellbeing
Elephant’s Guide to Making Friends

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A joyful and big-hearted celebration of the joys and traditions of the holy month of Ramadan around the world.

Ramadan Kareem!
The holy month of mercy
and blessings has begun.

A joyful picture book that celebrates the joys and traditions of the holy month of Ramadan around the world. Join the characters and their families as they engage in a time of increased spirituality, fasting, prayer, charity, self-reflection, gratitude and empathy in the Muslim faith.

With a lyrical text and vibrant, detailed illustrations that move together through the different aspects of this important holiday, as well as a glossary and facts page, this book is fun and informative for young readers and grown-ups alike.

From the creators of the critically acclaimed picture book In My Mosque (2021), winner of the English Association English 4-11 Picture Book Awards, Non-fiction 4-7 Category.

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Zahra hugs her cherished teddy bear and prays that Ramadan will bring her a longed-for sister. When her bear subsequently goes missing, Zahra finds herself grappling with intense feelings of loss. Over the next few weeks, as she volunteers with her mother at a local shelter for asylum seekers, Zahra befriends a displaced child, resulting in a newfound sense of gratitude and an unexpected Ramadan blessing.

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Unfold a world of discovery with this beautiful science-based picture book with a giant fold-out map

Tiny, Floating Coral tells the fascinating story of coral, tiny animals that create vast underwater cities where so many other sea creatures live, feed, hide and bring up their young. It starts with a tiny coral planula floating through the ocean in a soup of plankton, looking for a place to settle, divide and grow. The story progresses in a way that builds understanding for young children so they learn about the different types of coral, how they grow and start a colony to become part of the Great Barrier Reef, and why it needs protection. The book is packed with additional facts for confident readers, touching on KS1 primary science topics: life cycles, food chains, habitats, oceans and islands, and marine life. Delicate, colourful illustrations bring the story to life.

At the back of the book there is a giant fold-out world map that includes a fun I-Spy game to take children back into the book to find the sea creatures.

A brilliant addition to any home or school library with lots of detail that will be returned to again and again.

Look out for more science-based picture books in the Start Small, Think Big series including Small, Speckled Egg and Little, Brown Nut.

Ideal for 5 to 8 year olds and perfect for any home or school library.

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Journey across the globe with the Moon during the holy month of Ramadan, and discover how Muslims and non-Muslims alike can celebrate the Islamic month, ending with Eid!

This joyful and welcoming picture book captures the meaning of Ramadan, one of the world’s most important celebrations​, and explains the cultural differences across different countries by sharing the various practices – from the call to prayer, to sharing home-cooked food, and the art of henna.

With lyrical prose, beautiful illustrations, and a helpful fact page and glossary, this is the perfect gift book or introduction to Ramadan and Eid for all children.

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