Handa’s Surprise

Handa puts seven different delicious fruits in a basket to take to her friend Akeyo as a surprise. But Handa’s walk takes her past a variety of animals, and the fruits do look very inviting…

Oi! Get Off Our Train

A little boy sets off on a round-the-world night train to dreamland with only his toy dog for company. But soon all sorts of endangered animals are asking if they can jump up and join them on their journey.

Dinosaurs and all that rubbish

Man has filled the planet with rubbish, and woken up the dinosaurs lying asleep under the surface of the Earth. They take over and clean up the mess, making man promise to look after the planet in future.

An angel just like me

It is nearly Christmas, and Tyler’s family are putting up the decorations. But when Tyler picks up the broken Christmas-tree angel, he can’t help asking, “Why are they always pink? Aren’t there any black angels?” It’s a question no one can answer.

The Colour of Home

Everything looks grey and brown to Hassan – he’s in a cold, rainy country and people speak a language he doesn’t understand. At school he paints the sun-splashed colours of his Somalian home, covering it with the harsh reds and blacks of war

Rama and the Demon King

This is the story of the brave and good prince Rama and his battle against Ravana, the evil ten-headed king of all the demons. When Rama is wrongfully banished to the forest, Ravana uses a fiendish trick to kidnap the prince’s beautiful wife, Sita.


This is a wonderful book. It is a picture book that shows the world changing year by year as a mother and her child look through a window. There are no words, but the collage on each page shows how a wilderness becomes more and more built up,


When Ling Sung starts school he discovers he can’t do things that other children do. He can’t tie his laces or write his name. Ling Sung never wants to go to school again. Then one day Ling Sung discovers he can do something extra special

Greedy Zebra

Greedy zebra was busy eating on the day the animals threw away their drab skins for new ones. This is the story of how all the animals chose their clothing, except for gredy zebra, who had to take the left-over pieces.

Hot Hippo

Hot hippo desperately wants to live in the water. But the god of everything and everywhere told the animals to live on the land and the fishes in the sea. This is the story of how hot hippo came to live in the river instead of dry land.