by Kobi Yamada, Gabriella Barouch (Illustrations) (2019) Kobi Yamada has written a story about the unbound potential you hold inside. With striking, realistic illustrations, it's a reminder that you were meant for incredible things. And maybe, just maybe, you will exceed your wildest dreams.
by Madalena Moniz (2017) Today I Feel . . . follows a child through a whole range of emotions, from adored to curious to strong. Not all of the emotions are positive and not all of them are simple, but they are all honest and worthy of discussion with a young child.
by Cheryl Willis Hudson, John-Francis Bourke (Photographer) (2003) Hands can do all kinds of things! A rhyming text with eye-catching color photos offers just the encouragement young children need to explore their world - hands on.
by Francesca Sanna (2018) When a young girl has to move countries and start at a new school, her fear tells her to be alone and afraid. How can she hope to make friends if she doesn't understand anyone? Surely no one else feels the same way...
by Eva Eland (2019) When Sadness arrives, try not to be afraid: give it a name, listen to it and spend some time together. Maybe all it wants is to know that it's welcome. Author-illustrator talent Eva Eland takes a poignant but uplifting look at dealing with sadness.
by Eva Eland (2020) Are you looking for happiness? Sometimes it can feel really far away, and sometimes you might have so much you can’t help but share. You can try to chase it, control it or capture it, but even if it seems like it’s gone for a while, you’ll know it’s never far away...
by Juana Martinez-Neal (2018) Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has way too many names: six! In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin stories or names.
by Lemony Snicket, Matthew Forsythe (2017) Once there was a bad mood and a stick. The stick appeared when a tree dropped it. Where did the bad mood come from? Who picked up the stick? And where is the bad mood off to now? You never know what is going to happen.
by Michael Hall (2015) A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in this picture book by the New York Times–bestselling creator Michael Hall. Funny, insightful, and colorful, the story is about being true to your inner self and following your own path despite obstacles that may come your way.
by Louise Greig, Júlia Sardà (Illustrator) (2018) Ed's bad mood begins as something really small, hardly a thing at all. But before long it grows, gathers pace, and spreads through the whole town. Can Ed sweep his troubles away? A wonderful bedtime story for children aged 3 years and up, perfect for helping children learn to recognise and deal with big emotions.
Our bodies might all differ in shape, and form, and frame, but think how dull the world would be if we were all the same… Celebrate difference and diversity with this wonderful and beautiful book that tells children it’s OK to be different – in fact it’s perfect to be different.
by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Paris Rosenthal, Holly Hatam (2017) Through Amy and Paris’s charming text and Holly Hatam’s stunning illustrations, any girl reading this book will feel that she's great just the way she is—whether she enjoys jumping in a muddy puddle, has a face full of freckles, or dances on table tops.
by Nicola Davies, Rebecca Cobb (Illustrator) (2018) A moving, poetic narrative and child-friendly illustrations follow the heartbreaking, ultimately hopeful journey of a little girl who is forced to become a refugee.
by Malala Yousafzai, Kerascoët (Illustrator) (2017) This beautifully illustrated volume tells Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai's story for a younger audience and shows them the worldview that allowed Malala to hold on to hope even in the most difficult of times.
Babies may be born in different countries, look a little different and have different needs, but one thing that most have in common are ten fingers and ten toes. This is the uniting theme of this perfect first book for sharing.