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International Books for Children - Books on other children, cultures and lives from all around the world.

Related category: Childrens & Teenage Books
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These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 27 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book World of Dance: A Barefoot Collection by Heidi E.Y. Stemple, illustrated by Helen Cann
    World of Dance: A Barefoot Collection - by Heidi E.Y. Stemple, illustrated by Helen Cann

    £12.99   book with CD   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781782858621 | ISBN 10: 1782858628

    This gorgeous, global collection of 8 tales will enchant young dancers, introducing them to waltz, Noh dancing, limbo, flamenco, polka, belly dancing, Scottish reels and Malian dance through the stories.  Eight pages of illustrated endnotes explain ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barefoot Books: Children of the World by Tessa Strickland, Kate Depalma and David Dean
    Barefoot Books: Children of the World - by Tessa Strickland, Kate Depalma and David Dean

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781782853329 | ISBN 10: 1782853324

    Discover the must-have book for all children! Barefoot Books Children of the World depicts kids of a wide range of shapes, sizes, races, abilities and lifestyles from countries and cultures all over the world. From enjoying special days to trying on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Through the Water Curtain and Other Tales from Around the World by Cornelia Funke
    Through the Water Curtain and Other Tales from Around the World - by Cornelia Funke

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782692003 | ISBN 10: 1782692002

    International bestselling children’s author Cornelia Funke has long been inspired and fascinated by fairy tales. This wonderful anthology is Funke’s personal selection of fairy tales from all around the world – not just from her native Germany ... more

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  • Cover image of book Voices of the Future: Stories from Around the World by Various authors
    Voices of the Future: Stories from Around the World - by Various authors

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472949431 | ISBN 10: 1472949439

    A wonderful anthology of eight stories addressing children's rights and sustainable development, written by child authors from all around the world and produced in conjunction with UNESCO's Voices of Future Generations initiative.   UNESCO's Voice ... more

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  • Cover image of book Smart Girls by Robert Leeson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
    Smart Girls - by Robert Leeson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler

    £5.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781406380545 | ISBN 10: 1406380547

    The feisty heroines of these five folk tales all share one important quality: they are extremely SMART!   The smart heroines of these folk tales come from different countries around the world and can outwit anyone – a crafty king, a mean old ... more

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  • Cover image of book Under the Love Umbrella by Davina Francesca Bell Allison Colpoys
    Under the Love Umbrella - by Davina Francesca Bell Allison Colpoys

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781925228977 | ISBN 10: 1925228975

    Whatever you fear, come close my dear You’re tucked in safe for always here And I will never not be near Because of our love umbrella   From this award-winning creative duo comes a book about the wonder of ever-present love. A stunnin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Listen to the Music from Around the World (Board Book) by Marion Billet
    Listen to the Music from Around the World (Board Book) - by Marion Billet

    £7.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781788002479 | ISBN 10: 1788002474

    Adults and children alike will be enchanted by this stunning new addition to the popular Listen to the... board book series.  Aimed at the very young, this book has a button on every spread, which triggers one of six different types of instrumen ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Say
    How to Say 'I Love You' in 5 Languages (Board Book) - by Kenard Pak

    £8.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786030818 | ISBN 10: 1786030810

    Learn to say 'I Love You' in French, Japanese, Mandarin, English and Spanish with this fun press and listen board book.  Meet a child from each country who loves a different person, from George in England who loves his dog, to Jia in China who l ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Drum by Ken Wilson-Max, illustrated by Catell Ronca
    The Drum - by Ken Wilson-Max, illustrated by Catell Ronca

    £9.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910328309 | ISBN 10: 1910328308

    This is the drum. This is the beat. Clap your hands. Stomp your feet!  Babies love song, rhythm and dance. Come along and step to the beat in Tiny Owl’s new Children. Music. Life. series created by the award-winning picture book author and art ... more

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  • Cover image of book How the Sun Got to Coco
    How the Sun Got to Coco's House - by Bob Graham

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781406373455 | ISBN 10: 1406373451

    With an eye for capturing small moments of shared experience, Bob Graham illuminates the natural wonder that comes with every new day.   From prolific and multi-award winning writer and illustrator Bob Graham comes an enchanting story about the su ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Round the World Quiz Book by Sue McMillan
    The Round the World Quiz Book - by Sue McMillan

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786574312 | ISBN 10: 1786574314

    Can you take on the world? Challenge family and friends to more than 500 tricky and fascinating questions about our amazing world, brought to you by Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of Lonely Planet, the world’s leading travel guide publisher.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book When I Coloured in the World by Ahmadreza Ahmadi, illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi
    When I Coloured in the World - by Ahmadreza Ahmadi, illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910328224 | ISBN 10: 1910328227

    This is a book of profound simplicity. A child uses crayons to colour and change the world, making it kinder, more hopeful place. Boredom gives way to play, darkness to light, drought to rain, crying to laughter, and much more.  A beautiful book ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vanilla Ice Cream by Bob Graham
    Vanilla Ice Cream - by Bob Graham

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406370683 | ISBN 10: 1406370681

    The story of a traveller free to go where he pleases, of a journey, and of how life can take wild and curious paths.   Endorsed by Amnesty International.   In this beautifully illustrated story, Bob Graham shows how all the creatures a ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Promise by Zanib Mian and Maria Migo
    I Promise - by Zanib Mian and Maria Migo

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780993564406 | ISBN 10: 0993564402

    A whimsical girl goes through life seeing one too many broken promises, including a promise from a man to give her the world, so she decides to create a promise of her own - one that can never be broken! Join her on her travels and find out if she ca ... more

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  • Cover image of book Children Just Like Me by Dorling Kindersley Ltd
    Children Just Like Me - by Dorling Kindersley Ltd

    £16.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241207352 | ISBN 10: 0241207355

    Children Just Like Me is an amazing children's book showing everyday life through the eyes and words of children around the world.   Offering a remarkable insight into the lives of children today all around the globe, Children Just Like Me is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hello World: A Celebration of Languages and Curiosities by Jonathan Litton
    Hello World: A Celebration of Languages and Curiosities - by Jonathan Litton

    £14.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848575035 | ISBN 10: 1848575033

    Learn to greet people around the globe in this interactive atlas of hellos.   With over 150 languages, flaps to reveal pronunciation and fact-files explaining how to write hi in hieroglyphs and how to sign hao in Native American hand ta ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Map Colouring Book by Natalie Hughes
    The Map Colouring Book - by Natalie Hughes

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780553610 | ISBN 10: 1780553617

    Children can colour their way around the world with this big and bold, poster-size colouring book. The striking maps are filled with features, landmarks, animals, artefacts and places to colour and are accompanied by bitesize bits of information. & ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walk This World at Christmas Time by Debbie Powell
    Walk This World at Christmas Time - by Debbie Powell

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783702763 | ISBN 10: 1783702761

    A composite of global cultures, Walk this World at Christmas Time celebrates the similarities, as well as the exotic differences in the way people celebrate Christmas around the globe. Travel to a new continent or country with every turn of the p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Three Little Owls by Quentin Blake, Emanuele Luzzati and John Yeoman
    Three Little Owls - by Quentin Blake, Emanuele Luzzati and John Yeoman

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849761482 | ISBN 10: 1849761485

    Three Little Owls is a charming rhyming story by the Italian artist Emanuele Luzzati, and presented here in an English version by John Yeoman and with gorgeous new illustrations by Quentin Blake. Three irrepressible little owls take us on their journ ... more

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  • Cover image of book World Food Alphabet by Chris Caldicott
    World Food Alphabet - by Chris Caldicott

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847806536 | ISBN 10: 1847806538

    From Apricot to Zucchini, and everything in between, here is a beautiful photographic alphabet of world food.  Acclaimed photographer and founder of the World Food Cafe in London, Chris Caldicott takes us on a mouth-watering tour of the differe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Real Stories from Street Children Across the World by Anthony Robinson
    Real Stories from Street Children Across the World - by Anthony Robinson

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847805980 | ISBN 10: 1847805981

    Six children and two families tell their stories about living on the streets of Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Guatemala. These resourceful, resilient and optimistic children and families talk about their pasts, their present lives and their hopes for the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barefoot Books World Atlas by Nick Crane, illustrated by David Dean
    Barefoot Books World Atlas - by Nick Crane, illustrated by David Dean

    £9.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846863325 | ISBN 10: 1846863325

    This is the atlas for twenty-first-century readers. It’s packed with information about the way in which communities and cultures around the world have been shaped by their local environments, and it looks at the ideas and initiatives that are shapi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories for a Fragile Planet: Traditional Tales About Caring for the Earth by Kenneth Steven, illustrated by Jane Ray
    Stories for a Fragile Planet: Traditional Tales About Caring for the Earth - by Kenneth Steven, illustrated by Jane Ray

    £10.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745961576 | ISBN 10: 0745961576

    An author and poet, welcomed for his reflective and thought-provoking style, retells 10 stories from different cultures - from around the world and through the ages - which each highlight the importance of taking care of the world.   Thes ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Grandparents: A Global Album by The Global Fund for Children
    Our Grandparents: A Global Album - by The Global Fund for Children

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781570914591 | ISBN 10: 1570914591

    Grandpa, Bibi, Yeye and Grann...  This striking album captures the intergenerational relationships between children and grandparents around the world. The brief text and striking photographs bring their joy and affection into focus.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Global Babies by Global Fund for Children
    Global Babies - by Global Fund for Children

    £5.99   hardback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781580891745 | ISBN 10: 1580891748

    Appealing photos of babies from seventeen cultures around the globe are woven together by simple narration. Global Babies presents children in cultural context. Diverse settings highlight specific differences in clothing, daily life, and traditions ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Multicultural Atlas by Benoit Delalandre and Jeremy Clapin
    My Multicultural Atlas - by Benoit Delalandre and Jeremy Clapin

    £15.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781857076844 | ISBN 10: 1857076842

    This beautifully illustrated spiral-bound book looks at people in all parts of the world, covering everything from geography, wildlife and famous places, to what they grow, what their houses look like and where they get their food.  The book ... more

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  • Cover image of book The World Came to My Place Today by Jo Readman & Ley Honor Roberts
    The World Came to My Place Today - by Jo Readman & Ley Honor Roberts

    £7.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781903919026 | ISBN 10: 1903919029

    Join George as he drinks orange juice from Spain, eats rice from China and sets sail for Africa in search of chocolate. Children will be amazed to discover how plants from all over the world affect their lives. Inspired by the Eden Project in Cornwal ... more

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