Monthly Must-Reads

A  Kind of Spark   

by Elle McNicoll   

Insightful
Uplifting
Difference

Review: This book really took my breath away. Misunderstood, Adeline - a neurodivergent girl - is in a difficult and different place. Seeing the world through her eyes gives the reader the most real, raw and rich of insights into the experiences of autistic children. Everyone needs to read this book.

Knights Of

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Like the Ocean We Rise

by Nicola Edwards & Sarah Wilkins   

World
Conservation
Activism

Review: This timely peek-through picture book highlights our impact on our precious planet and how by standing up for what we believe in that we can make a difference both big and small. Follow in Greta's footsteps and see how we can save our world. 

Little Tiger Books

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While We Can't Hug

by Eoin McLaughlin & Polly Dunbar   

Heart-warming
Friendship
Timely

Review: The most beautiful picture book about our current circumstances. Exploring social distancing in a sensitive, sweet-natured way, this story is the perfect read-aloud in showing how we can be affectionate whilst still apart. 

Faber Children's Books

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Bloom

by Anne Booth & Robyn Wilson-Owen  

Flower
Kindness
Love

Review: This beautifully-illustrated picture book highlights the meaning of love through a little girl's adoration of a plant on her way to school. Whispering only words of kindness to it, she makes it grow much to its owner's surprise who enlists her help and learns more than a life lesson from her. 

Tiny Owl Publishing

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Wonderscape

by Jennifer Bell   

Adventure
Historical
Gaming

Review: Combining gaming, adventure and history is no mean feat and to do it all in such a vividly-imagined, futuristic and inventive world that is Wonderscape just shows how god this book is. As past meets present meets future, prepare to go on an epic quest like you have never been on before.

Walker Books

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