The Swirling Hijaab by Na’ima bint Robert, illustrated by Nilesh Mistry

The Swirling Hijaab by Na'ima bint Robert, illustrated by Nilesh Mistry and published by Mantra Lingua, is a beautiful and imaginative exploration of a hijaab, a Muslim woman's head covering. The story follows a little girl who introduces us to her mother's hijaab and then takes us inside her imagination with the hijaab acting as the inspiration for each new... Continue Reading →

Small Talk books – Bedtime and At the Park by Nicola Lathey & Tracey Blake

Bedtime and At the Park are two books from the Small Talk series by speech experts Nicola Lathey and Tracey Blake. Published by Campbell Books, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, and illustrated by Ailie Busby. These books have been designed to assist children in learning to talk during the stage of language development from birth to 2 years. They focus on repeating and encouraging different sounds whilst... Continue Reading →

I Love You from DK Books

I Love You is one of the latest in the series of Baby Touch and Feel books published by DK Books. A perfect size for little hands, this small and chunky board book introduces little ones to new words to do with feeling loved. Each page shows high quality photographs including cuddly teddies, happy babies and adorable,... Continue Reading →

The Lumberjack’s Beard by Duncan Beedie

The Lumberjack's Beard by Duncan Beedie, published by Templar Books, is a wonderful picture book which also includes an important environmental message. In this book we meet lumberjack Jim Hickory. A creature of habit, Jim follows the same routine each day; he gets up, does his exercises, eats a huge stack of pancakes and sets about chopping down trees... Continue Reading →

Books for Tu B’Shevat

Tu B'Shevat is a Jewish festival that celebrates a new year for trees just before the start of spring. It's sometimes referred to as the trees birthday and we celebrate by taking part in different tree-related activities. These can include eating foods made with the seven species (wheat, barley, grape, fig, olive, date and pomegranate)... Continue Reading →

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