books for kids

How to Heal a Broken Wing By Bob Graham

July 24, 2018

    How to Heal a Broken Wing is a beautiful story about kindness and compassion – two of our favourite things! Summary: When a…

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Family Forest By Kim Kane

July 17, 2018

  This is a great book for opening up a dialogue about the ways in which our families and our personal situations are all different,…

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The Big Little Book of Happy Sadness By Colin Thompson

July 10, 2018

  Another beautiful Colin Thompson book – do not read this one without waterproof mascara and tissues! Summary: George lives with his grandmother. His parents…

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Fearless By Colin Thompson

July 03, 2018

    Fearless is written by the same author as one of my all-time favourite picture story books: The Short and Incredibly Happy Life of…

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Mirror By Jeannie Baker

June 26, 2018

  I actually had never heard of this particular Jeannie Baker book, until I stumbled across it at school. Now I can’t believe I hadn’t…

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Sunday Chutney By Aaron Blabey

June 19, 2018

  Aaron Blabey does not disappoint (does he ever?!) with Sunday Chutney. I’m a huge fan of Aaron Blabey’s books; his stories and illustrations are…

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Forever or a Day By Sarah Jacoby

June 12, 2018

  This book is divine! I could quite happily leave the review right there, so you are too curious not to go out and get…

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LOVE By Matt De La Pena

June 05, 2018

  I am so thrilled to have stumbled across this book! It was the title and the cover that pulled me in, but the text…

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Lucy Rescued By Harriet Ziefert

May 29, 2018

  My kids pulled this book off the shelf in the local library. Given that we rescued our beautiful, yet anxious staffy/lab, Tilly, 5 years…

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My Pop-Up Body Book By Jennie Maizels and William Petty

May 22, 2018

  This week, we’re changing pace a little and looking at a non-fiction book. We don’t often review non-fiction texts, but kids are usually fascinated…

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