Children’s Books about Refugees

Refugee Week happens every year around World Refugee Day on the 20th of June. Starting in 1998 in response to negative attitudes towards refugees in the media, Refugee Week aims to educate, build better understanding within communities and celebrate the lives and achievements of refugees through arts, cultural and educational events. My Name is not... Continue Reading →

Kids Love to Read #43 and Giveaway

Welcome to Kids Love to Read, a monthly linky for sharing posts about all things about kids books and reading with children, that we host alongside Laura's Lovely Blog and Book Bairn. You can catch up on the previous Kids Love to Read linkys over on Laura's Lovely Blog but first, over to our favourite posts from... Continue Reading →

My Grandma and Me by Mina Javaherbin and Lindsey Yankey

My Grandma and Me by Mina Javaherbin, illustrated by Lindsey Yankey and published by Walker Books is a beautiful, autobiographical story of a little girl's memories with her grandmother. Mina grew up in Iran with her Grandma as her constant companion. Wherever her Grandma went and whatever she was doing Mina was there with her; collecting the bread in the morning,... Continue Reading →

Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love

Julian Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love, published by Walker Books, is the most refreshing and uplifting picture book that we have read for a long time, it's no wonder it has recently been nominated for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Julian is out with his Nana when a group of majestic mermaids board the same train... Continue Reading →

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