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    • Children's & YA
      March 2020

      Amelie Trott and the Earth Watchers

      by Moyra Irving

      This is the extraordinary story of how one small girl stopped a planetary catastrophe. It’s a very timely book, written for the child in us all, with a forceful message about the power of young people to transform the world - a theme currently demonstrated by brave young heroes like Greta Thunberg. And with magical synchronicity, the very week Greta began her lone vigil outside the Swedish government last year, over 1,000 miles (1,897 km) away in the fictional world of books, Amelie Trott took to Parliament Square, London - on a mission to avert the End of the World. It’s a family drama with an international feel - set mainly in England but with episodes in Washington DC and around the world.

    • Children's & YA
      November 2019

      Claire Malone Changes the World

      by Nadia L. King / Alisa Knatko

      Swedish schoolgirl, Greta Thunberg has captured the world’s attention as she campaigns to raise awareness of climate change and calls world leaders to account. All children can follow Greta’s lead. Claire Malone is the hero of Claire Malone Changes the World, a feisty character with boundless energy to change her world for the better. Armed with her typewriter and the determination to make a difference, Claire is an ordinary kid with an extraordinary desire to change things for the better. Writing letter after letter, Claire advocates for change. One day she notices that her local park needs upgrading and she commits wholeheartedly to the cause. This an empowering and inspiring picture book for young children but especially for girls. You will love the journey of Claire, a strong and ambitious girl, so much that you will want to read this book over and over again.

    • Children's & YA
      April 2020

      Greta’s Voice

      by Ged Umlimi / Amelina Jones

      Very few people had the courage and the chance to change the course of events in history. Ghandi was one of them. Rosa Parks was another. But for the first time, a teenager stood up. Greta Thunberg started with small steps, sitting in front of the Swedish Parliament and later skipping schools on every Friday in order to demand action on climate crisis. In time, she inspired millions of young people and adults around the world to take to the streets to demand the same. Greta’s Voice is the real story of the 16-year-old climate activist, a story that will give hope to people of all ages and prove to children that they don’t need to wait becoming a grown up to make a difference. Greta’s is a story of persistence and inspiration, a wake up call for us all. We hope we will stop the climate crisis altogether

    • Children's & YA
      September 2020

      How Hope Became an Activist

      by George M. Johnson / Danielle Grandi

      What is an activist? Why do we need them? Join Hope as she discovers how to make positive change on issues that matter from clothes made in fair trade to refugee aid -and to have fun at the same time! Even if you are small you can still stand tall and help out to make the world a better place for all. How Hope Became an Activist is the first in a series on how kids from diverse backgrounds have joined with friends to take action on a range of issues from saving bees to helping in a food bank.

    • Children's & YA
      January 2021

      Li, Miss Bee and the Honey Rocket

      by Robert Austin / Alina Everatt

      Miss Bee and her friends are as busy as bees, because they are planning an extraordinary trip! They thought, designed, worked hard, and a little harder for a little longer… until they finally got everything they needed. They used every single help they can find to embark on an incredible journey; would you like to join them? A marvellous story of a little girl wanting to visit outer space, Miss Bee is intriguing as it is amusing. With its dynamic tone and alluring illustrations, Miss Bee’s story will keep your child’s attention until the very end

    • Children's & YA
      February 2021

      One Human Community

      by Amelina Jones

      Soothing words and fascinating illustrations of Amelina Jones touches readers of all ages. One Human Community introduces the concept of community and explores our differences and similarities as individuals. The story makes us reconsider our relationship with each other as a community, ourselves, and our planet.

    • Children's & YA
      September 2020

      Seed Ball

      by Bahar Sener / Samantha McLelland

      Nowadays, in almost all schools children are being taught about the importance of seeds. They know that seeds carry life. Seed festivals are organized in various places in the spring. Children learn about different types of seeds and how to differentiate them. They even learn how to plant them in pots in their backyards. In this beautiful book, children will learn how to make seed balls using the seeds of different fruits and vegetables. Seed ball is a unique gift from the acclaimed Japanese figure in organic farming, Fukuoka.

    • Children's & YA
      October 2021

      The Lost Smile

      by Nadia L. King / Nelli Aghekyan

      When Zaytoon wakes up feeling sad, she goes on a search to find her smile. From the kitchen to the garden, Zaytoon searches high and low,and eventually discovers her smile — it’s smiling at her from her reflection in the window! The Lost Smile is beautifully illustrated colourful picture book that demonstrates the importance of accepting our emotions. Zaytoon’s journey shows children it’s okay to be sad and reassures young readers that sadness can be temporary. Themes include cultural diversity, emotional intelligence, family life and the importance of connecting with nature and animals.

    • Children's & YA
      June 2020

      Two Tortoises in the Forest

      by Bahar Sener / Gabriela Vagnoli

      Regardless of their reactions, all children are beautiful and deserve respect and care. They sometimes misbehave, in fact this may even go as far as peer bullying. In this book, you will see how this kind of behaviours can be transformed and open the way for a good friendship when children are treated with love. Children and adults alike have so much to learn from those intelligent, wise tortoises who are famous for acting slowly but surely.

    • Children's & YA
      February 2020

      Yoga with Cats

      by Maria van Bruggen

      Do you need an inspiration for your daily exercises, perhaps an intuitive message to raise your mood, and most importantly, to connect with your furry friends? Yoga with Cats, with its 33 exercises, will do all that and bring a smile to your face. Cats are your best friends and they are the true yoga masters. Take their help to pick up your yoga routine. Shuffle the pages and choose a pose, and enjoy yourself! Laugh and have as much fun as possible with your furry friends on your yoga journey. Yoga with Cats offers a unique experience to children and adults alike, a divinely funny book that cat lovers of all ages will adore.

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