Golden Domes & Silver Lanterns

With breathtaking illustrations and informative text, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns magnificently captures the world of Islam, celebrating its beauty and traditions for even the youngest readers. From a red prayer rug to a blue hijab, readers will learn about a different color of the Muslim world on each spread with a young Muslim girl […]

Loud

Abigail has ADHD and can’t concentrate, but one teacher knows just how to get her engaged. Abigail is frustrated. She can’t focus on writing and fools around instead. She is sent to the cooling down room. After that is music class, and she can’t make any of the instruments work! Just when things are about […]

Amazing

A little boy and his pet dragon are the very best of friends. They laugh, they sing, they dance, they snooze. They are both amazing – just like everyone else! A celebration of friendship and being yourself with a positive message about celebrating diversity. The perfect platform to start conversations about the importance of understanding […]

Susan Laughs

Susan laughs, she sings, she flies, she swings. She’s good, she’s bad, she’s happy and she’s sad. In fact, Susan is just like everybody else, even though she is in a wheelchair.

My Daddies

A funny, heartfelt picture-book celebrating same-sex parents and shared story time, perfect for introducing children to the different kinds of family in the world today. Set off on a series of incredible adventures with an adorable family as the stories they read burst into colourful life. Battle dragons, dodge deadly dinosaurs, zoom to the moon […]

The Blanket Bears

An accessible, warm-hearted story, written by an adoptive parent, centred around two young bears who find themselves out in the cold, alone, and begin their journey to being adopted into a forever family. The story acknowledges the mix of emotions children being adopted can feel – the fear and worry, as well as the joy […]

Specs for Rex

Rex has new glasses and he HATES them! He does NOT want to wear them to school, and he tries to hide them – in the strangest places! But it’s pretty tricky hiding specs that are so big, and round and RED . . . It’s funny how things turn out, though, because Rex’s specs […]

Freddie and the Fairy

Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo , and illustrated by Karen George, Freddie and the Fairy is a delightfully witty, rhyming tale. Freddie wants nothing more than a pet, so when the fairy Bessie-Belle offers to grant his wishes, he knows just what to ask for. But Bessie-Belle can’t hear very well […]

Talking is Not My Thing

The autistic sister in this sibling pair is non verbal, but she finds plenty of ways to communicate and have fun with her brother. Although she can’t talk, this little girl understands everything, and has plenty to say, and lots of ideas. Through body language, drawing pictures, making gestures or using flash cards, she is […]

The Best Diwali Ever

Peek into the magic of Diwali in this heart-warming picture book about Diwali, siblings and how very special this celebration can be. This year, Ariana has plans to make Diwali an extra special celebration, with yummy sweets, divas around the house, pretty clothes, fireworks and… the rangoli competition, of course. “This year, I am DEFINITELY […]

The Can Caravan

A Traveller girl with a passion for design and technology collects cans for her local recycling plant and uses the metal to renovate an elderly neighbour’s caravan. When Janie’s neighbour Mrs Tolen goes into hospital with a broken hip, it looks as though she will have to move out of her old caravan and into […]

The Katha Chest

Six-year-old Asiya loves to go to Nanu’s house. Best among all of Nanu’s treasures is the big old chest filled with quilts that tell the stories of the women in Asyia’s family. With gorgeous, fresh and beautifully colourful illustrations inspired by Bangladeshi katha quilts and traditional West Bengali pattachitra panel illustrations, The Katha Chest is […]

The Perfect Fit

No matter how hard she tries, Triangle doesn’t roll like the circles, or stack like the squares…so she sets off to find friends that look exactly like her. But when she finds the other triangles, playtime isn’t as fun. She misses the shapes that roll and stack; she misses being different. So she starts a […]

The Same But Different

From the bestselling author of How Are You Feeling Today?, this picture book encourages children to celebrate uniqueness and diversity and helps them to challenge stereotypes. The Same but Different explores the ways in which we’re all unique as well as the similarities we all share. Using everyday examples, clear explanations and colourful illustrations by […]

So Much

Mum and baby are home alone when – DING DONG! – Auntie and then Uncle and Nannie and Gran-Gran and the cousins come to visit. And they all want to hug and kiss and squeeze and eat the baby right up … because everybody loves the baby SO MUCH! A special 25th anniversary edition of […]

LOVE

Funny, emotional and uplifting picture book about separation and love, to help children understand their emotions. Everyone loves everyone in Tess’s house, but when Tess has to leave for school for the very first time, she is worried that her family’s love might not stretch that far. Mum explains that love is like a string, […]

Mole’s Spectacles

Lift the flaps and join in the fun with Mole’s Spectacles , a brilliant story in the bestselling Tales from Acorn Wood preschool series by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo . Mole has lost his spectacles. He searches all around his house, in the garden and even in Weasel’s sweetshop, but […]

My Hair

Joyous and vibrant, this captures perfectly the excitement of getting ready for a celebration, as well as showcasing a dazzling array of intricate hairstyles. This is a glorious debut from an exciting new partnership who both emerged from the FAB Prize for undiscovered BAME writers and illustrators.

My Magic Family

There are billions of families, a million ways to be. But in my magic family it’s Mummy, Mum and me! Let’s tell our family stories – fantastical and true – and we’ll find out who’s who to me, and who is who to you… In this celebratory, reassuring rhyming story a little girl with two […]

New Baby

Sofia and Bilal are twins, and they love making mischief together! When their family of four becomes five, the twins realise that sharing is harder than they had ever imagined . . . This beautifully illustrated picture book is the perfect gift for children who are about to become older siblings for the first time. […]

Pablo Goes Shopping

Pablo and his friends are going to the supermarket, or as they like to call it, the super place! Tang loves the super place, but Mouse finds it too bright and too noisy . Pablo and friends find different ways to have a lovely time among all the sights and sounds of the Super Place.

Spreading My Wings

A touching story about being proud of who we are and embracing our differences, written by TV star Nadiya Hussain. I am a boy, and this is Rayf, my bird. Rayf is my friend. On his first day of holiday camp, a little boy arrives with his bird best friend perched proudly on his shoulder, […]

A Superpower Like Mine

An empowering story about seeing the best in others and yourself, from Dr Ranj, bestselling author and the nation’s favourite doctor. Femi has SUPERPOWERS! But not the superhero kind – she can’t really fly or turn invisible. Femi’s dad says she has lots of superpowers on the inside that make her special. From kindness to […]

Amanda Gorman

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Amanda Gorman, America’s astounding young poet and activist. From an early age, Little Amanda read everything she could get her hands on , from books to cereal boxes. Growing up with an auditory processing disorder and […]

Dadaji’s Paintbrush

Discover that bereavement can be a beginning, not an ending, in this beautiful story of one boy’s grief when he loses his beloved grandfather. Dadaji loves to teach others to paint, especially his grandson. But after Dadaji passes away, the boy can’t bear to use the favourite paintbrush his grandfather left for him. When a […]

Eyes that Speak to the Stars

A young Asian boy notices that his eyes look different from his peers’ after seeing his friend’s drawing of them. After talking to his father, the boy realizes that his eyes rise to the skies and speak to the stars, shine like sunlit rays, and glimpse trails of light from those who came before-in fact, […]

I Love Me!

Brimming with positivity, I Love Me! is a fun and empowering book of affirmations to help little ones stand tall. Written by Marvyn Harrison and with art by Diane Ewen (the award-winning illustrator of Floella Benjamin’s Coming to England ), this upbeat book is perfect for sharing, easy to put into practice, and celebrates the […]

In My Mosque

A big-hearted global celebration of mosques and the diverse worshippers that they welcome every day! My mosque feels safe like home. In my mosque, we pray for peace, love and joy. You are welcome in my mosque. Picked by School Library Journal for the Best Picture Books of 2021. Do you go regularly to a […]

Jabari Tries

Jabari is inventing a machine that will fly all the way across the yard! But making it go from CRASH to WHOOSH will take grit, patience, and maybe even a little help from his sister. Jabari is making a flying machine in his backyard! “It’ll be easy. I don’t need any help,” he declares. But […]

You Matter

For fans of Jon Klassen, this sensitive and impactful picture book from award-winning author-illustrator Christian Robinson is all about seeing the world from different points of view, and the perfect entry point for parents to help teach their little people about empathy and community. The small stuff too small to see. Those who swim with […]

Pablo’s Feelings

Sometimes your face doesn’t show how you are feeling. Pablo wants to go to his cousin Lorna’s house, but his mum sees the expression on his face and thinks that he doesn’t want to go! Pablo is autistic and he sees the world in a different way. Together with his friends, the Book Animals, he […]

So Much

Mum and baby are home alone when – DING DONG! – Auntie and then Uncle and Nannie and Gran-Gran and the cousins come to visit. And they all want to hug and kiss and squeeze and eat the baby right up … because everybody loves the baby SO MUCH! A special 25th anniversary edition of […]

Maisie’s Scrapbook

As the seasons turn, Maisie rides her bull in and out of Dada’s tall tales. Her Mama wears linen and plays the viola. Her Dada wears kente cloth and plays the marimba.They come from different places, but they hug her in the same way. And most of all, they love her just the same. A […]

Nimesh the Adventurer

Nimesh is walking home from school. Except…there happens to be a shark in the corridor. And a dragon in the library! And why would crossing the road lead to the North Pole? A fun-filled story about a little boy with a BIG imagination, Nimesh the adventurer will surely make even the dullest journey a dazzling […]

Golden Domes & Silver Lanterns

With breathtaking illustrations and informative text, Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns magnificently captures the world of Islam, celebrating its beauty and traditions for even the youngest readers. From a red prayer rug to a blue hijab, readers will learn about a different color of the Muslim world on each spread with a young Muslim girl […]

The Jasmine Sneeze

Haroun, the cat, likes nothing better than to spend his days sleeping in the sunlit courtyards of Damascus. But one thing always ruins his sleep: jasmine! Haroun can’t stand the sweet-scented flowers. Their pollen sends him into fits of sneezes! So one day, Haroun hatches a plan to fix the problem. But little does he […]

Through the Eyes of Me

Jon Roberts’ debut work for children is a sensitive portrayal of life as a child with Autism, narrated by 4-year old Kya, who guides readers through her likes and dislikes and all the nuances of her character. Utilising colourful text and illustration and inspired by his experiences of raising his own daughter with the condition, […]

Loud

Abigail has ADHD and can’t concentrate, but one teacher knows just how to get her engaged. Abigail is frustrated. She can’t focus on writing and fools around instead. She is sent to the cooling down room. After that is music class, and she can’t make any of the instruments work! Just when things are about […]

It’s a No-Money Day

Mum works really hard, but today there is no money left and no food in the cupboards. Forced to visit the local foodbank, Mum feels ashamed that they have to rely on the kindness of others, but her young daughter can still see all the good in her day like reading and drawing, and even […]

The Lost Homework

In this new addition to our ‘Travellers’ Tales’ series, Sonny devotes his weekend to helping his neighbours and fellow Travellers with a variety of tasks. He uses many skills, from calculating the amount of fuel needed for a journey, to restoring a caravan. In fact, the only thing he doesn’t do over the weekend is […]

Hats of Faith

This book is a beautifully illustrated introduction to the shared custom of head covering. Using accurate terminology and brightly coloured imagery, Hats of Faith helps educate and prepare young children for our culturally diverse modern world. Encouraging an early and open dialogue between parents and children.