What can one young girl do in the face of Islamophobia and ignorance? How do we work out what’s right and wrong in an increasingly complex world? One cold and misty morning Alix and Samir save a drowning man who turns out to be Muhammed – an undocumented Iraqi immigrant escaping torture and seeking asylum.
Month: November 2016
No matter the life experience, adventure or challenge a child is going through, I always find myself thinking: ‘There’s a book for that!’ And now there is a book to tell you which book they should read.
With the state of politics in the world turning a scary extreme right it’s more important than ever to read, educate and open our children’s minds to the diversity of the world.
Just in time for Christmas look out for Elsa the Mistletoe Fairy. Rachel and Kirsty are looking forward to spending Christmas together but then Jack Frost gets up to his usual mischief and steals Elsa the Mistletoe Fairy’s magical objects.
The Rainbow Magic series of books is perfectly aimed to take your beginner reader through to a chapter book reader level. The safely predictable story lines all focus on the friendship between best friends Rachel and Kirsty and their adventures in fairy land and the mean goblin Jack Frost who is always looking to stir up trouble.
Long journeys and lazy holidays are always easier with one of the Where’s Wally? Activity Books. Look out for the latest additions to this super successful series – Where’s Wally? Takes Flight and Where’s Wally? At Sea.
Nicholas and The Wild Ones is another Niki Daly delight – this time dealing with the eternal issue of bullying. It’s Nicholas’s first day at school and already he’s noticed the ‘wild ones’ a group of wild kids who do mean things and rule the school.