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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 10 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Spectacular Suit by Kat Patrick, illustrated by Hayley Wells
    The Spectacular Suit - by Kat Patrick, illustrated by Hayley Wells

    £12.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913348793 | ISBN 10: 1913348792

    A buoyant and heartwarming celebration of individuality, identity, and dressing to suit yourself!  It’s almost Frankie’s birthday and everything is ready — except for something to wear. All of her party dresses feel wrong. Her family tr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Be More Bernard by Simon Philip and Kate Hindley
    Be More Bernard - by Simon Philip and Kate Hindley

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781471164620 | ISBN 10: 1471164624

    Bernard has decided that he's not going to be like all the other bunnies any more. He's not going to hop when everyone else hops, or bounce when they bounce. And while others might dream of carrots, Bernard's dreams are altogether more... disco! &nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love
    Julian is a Mermaid - by Jessica Love

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781406386424 | ISBN 10: 1406386421

    A glimpse of three women dressed as mermaids leaves one boy filled with wonder and ready to dazzle the world.  Mesmerizing and full of heart, this is a picture book about self-confidence and love, and a radiant celebration of individuality.  Whi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Heart of a Boy: Celebrating the Strength and Spirit of Boyhood by Kate T. Parker
    The Heart of a Boy: Celebrating the Strength and Spirit of Boyhood - by Kate T. Parker

    £13.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781523505517 | ISBN 10: 1523505516

    It’s time to celebrate boys.  Against the backdrop of a growing national conversation about how to raise sons to become good people, Kate T. Parker is leading the way by turning her lens on boys. Author of the bestselling book about girls Str ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to be a Lion by Ed Vere
    How to be a Lion - by Ed Vere

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141376363 | ISBN 10: 0141376368

    You don't have to ROAR to be heard...   Meet Leonard - a lion like no other. Leonard's best friend is Marianne, a duck. But lions chomp ducks, don't they? And what will the pair do when their way of life is threatened?  A story about a lion an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pink Is for Boys by Robb Pearlman, illustrated by Eda Kaban
    Pink Is for Boys - by Robb Pearlman, illustrated by Eda Kaban

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780762462476 | ISBN 10: 0762462477

    An empowering and educational picture book that proves colors are for everyone, regardless of gender.   Pink is for boys... and girls... and everyone!   This timely and beautiful picture book rethinks and reframes the stereotypical blu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter
    Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different - by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter

    £17.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781787471986 | ISBN 10: 1787471985

    A beautiful and inspiring collection of stories about boys who changed the world without killing a single dragon or saving a single princess. "This book can save lives. This book can change lives. This book can help to bring forth another generati ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sleeping Handsome and the Princess Engineer by Kay Woodward, illustrated by Jo de Ruiter
    Sleeping Handsome and the Princess Engineer - by Kay Woodward, illustrated by Jo de Ruiter

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782023128 | ISBN 10: 1782023127

    Prince Jack is strong, rich, a top trampolinist and very, very handsome but he is also cursed. When he is pricked by a sword he, and his whole castle, fall sound alseep. It's up to the Princess Engineer to come and save the day.   Age level: ... more

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  • Cover image of book I
    I'm a Girl! - by Yasmeen Ismail

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408857007 | ISBN 10: 1408857006

    I'm supposed to be made of sugar and spice and all things nice. But I'm sweet and sour and not a little flower.   I am a girl! I am a girl! I am a girl!   The girl in this book likes to win, she likes to be spontaneous, fast and str ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy Who Grew Flowers by Jen Wojtowicz, illustrated by Steve Adams
    The Boy Who Grew Flowers - by Jen Wojtowicz, illustrated by Steve Adams

    £5.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846867491 | ISBN 10: 1846867495

    Rink Bowagon lives with his family in a faraway house up the winding path, through the thick forest, over Black Bear Crek, at the very top of Lonesome Mountain. The townspeople all agre that the Bowagons are quite strange - Rink's Uncle Dud tames rat ... more

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