Mister Rogers’ Gift of Music is Donna Cangelosi’s debut picture book which is beautifully illustrated by Amanda Calatzis. The book tells the inspirational story of television presenter, Fred Rogers (Mister Rogers), and the way that music helped him to deal with different emotions throughout his life.
Autumn is here, the weather is getting cooler and we need to start wearing warmer coats and wooly jumpers. The Coat tells the poignant, heartwarming story of Elise and the warm, snuggly red coat that she has been wishing for. It combines the themes of inequality, poverty, homelessness and empathising with others less fortunate and…
The Gift is a wonderful celebration of creativity and imagination. A little leopard is both cute and curious as he sets out to discover how to get beautiful things out of his birthday gift – a pen. This gentle story of discovery and learning is beautifully illustrated and perfect for inspiring children to get creative.
Old Friends is a heartwarming story about finding friends that have the same interests as you, regardless of age and experience. It celebrates the way that wonderful relationships can be enjoyed by young and old and how mutually beneficial the exchanging of ideas and experience between two generations can be.
The Gifts That Grow, based on a true story, intertwines cooking and family history as Amrita learns more about a Jamun tree which was planted in the garden of her old house. It’s a fascinatingly diverse story which celebrates a family tradition that has been passed down through generations.
Are you planning a trip to London? All Aboard the London Bus takes us on a wonderful rhyming tour around London and introduces us to the city through 24 fun to read, child friendly poems. There are many references to London’s history as well as the inclusion of architectural and cultural aspects – travelling on…
SUPERHEROES DON’T GET SCARED is a fabulously empowering, humorous picture book that can help children to understand their emotions and reassure them that it’s ok to be scared sometimes. The superheroes in the story all have a particular fear and their experiences help main character Maisie learn to face up to her own.