'Touching story about starting a new life and the strength of the human spirit. Timely and sensitive discussion of what drives people to become refugees and the challenges they face. Soft, yet evocative, illustrations. Released to coincide with World Refugee Day 2016.' (Publication summary)
'The bully on the bus taunts 7-year-old Leroy, then silences him with threats of worse to come. While hunting for hidden messages in The Big Bad Book of Fairytales, Leroy becomes Little Red Robin Hood, and finds the strength and courage he needs to overcome the bully’s torments, once and for all.' (Publication summary)
'A moving illustrated verse novel about a girl dealing with isolation at school, and with her grandma’s illness at home.
'At school, Pearl feels as though she is in a group of one. Her teacher wants her to write poems that rhyme but Pearl’s poems don’t. At home, however, Pearl feels safe and loved, but her grandmother is slowly fading, and so are Mum and Pearl. When her grandmother eventually passes away, Pearl wants life to go back to the way it was and refuses to talk at the funeral. But she finds the courage to deliver a poem for her grandmother that defies her teacher’s idea of poetry – her poem doesn’t rhyme; it comes from the heart.' (Publication summary)
'George lives with his grandmother and a big empty space where his mother and father should be.
'One Friday on his way home from school, George visits the animal shelter. There, in the very last cage, is Jeremy, a sad dog who looks as lost and lonely as George feels.
'When Jeremy comes home to live with George and his granny, their whole lives change, and they learn that when it comes to love, it's quality not quantity that counts ...' (Publisher's blurb)
'Just because something's not magic doesn't mean it can't be magical...
'Juliet's a worrywart, and no wonder! Her little sister, Oaf, follows her around taking notes and singing 'The Irritating Song' all day long. Her parents are always arguing about Dad's junk. Nana's so tired of craft lessons that she starts barbecuing things in the middle of the night. And Juliet's friends, Lindsay and Gemma, are competing to see which of them is Juliet's best friend. Juliet can't fit in any more worries!
'But then she makes a remarkable discovery. Behind the wallpaper in her new bedroom, Juliet uncovers an old painting of a very special tree. Nana remembers it well. It's The Worry Tree, and with the help of a duck called Delia and the other Worry Tree animals, Juliet just might be able to solve some of life's big problems.' (Publication summary)
'A storybook for preschoolers and primary readers, featuring seven charming stories about four-year-old Emily as she waits impatiently to grow long, flowing hair just like Rapunzel.' (Publication summary)
'A young boy pretends to be a princess while dancing in his mother's clothes. His older cousin calls him a weirdo and makes him feel self-conscious until his understanding mother talks with him.' (Publication summary)
Depicts a father's special way of showing his love for his son.