Children’s Rights: Education

This glossy hardback book is one in a series of five to help explore the theme of children’s rights with a younger audience. The book explores the right to an education, and why some children are unable to go to school.

Zlata’s Diary

Zlata’s diary sensitively conveys the experiences of war from the perspective of a child caught up in conflict. Zlata was ten years old when she started her diary in 1991 describing a happy life in Sarajevo with her family and friends. The following

If the World Were a Village

This colourful book helps to illustrate several ideas about human development, by imagining that today’s world population equates to 100 people.

Cheshire Voices

An interesting collection of stories from people living in Cheshire with roots in other parts of the world. This book highlights and celebrates the cultural diversity that exists in Cheshire and attempts to challenge stereotypes that people may have

Samira’s Eid

An excellent dual language picture book to introduce during the month of Ramadan for pupils at Key Stage 1 and 2. This book has colourful pictures that follow a lively story of two Muslim children who are fasting during the month of Ramadan

Small World series

This is an excellent series of dual language reading books for pupils at Key Stage 1. They pinpoint different food around the world, different reasons for smiling, different ways of celebrating and different things that people carry around, with phot

Frog series

This is an excellent series of four dual language reading books for pupils at Key Stage 1. They follow the adventures of the central character ‘Frog’ and highlight important values of co-operation and independence through the animation of animal characters.

What am I? series

These are excellent dual language picture flap books for pupils at Key Stage 1. They have colourful pictures with interactive short riddles to highlight different objects and their uses and different animals and their features.

The Nine Silly Brothers and Other Stories from Eritrea

I found this collection of eleven folk stories compelling. Collected from Eritrean refugees and Eritrean schools, they live and change as they are told and retold. In creating this book, the stories were told to Sheffield children who quickly related

Brother Eagle, Sister Sky

A great book which illustrates the well-known message about the interdependence of life attributed to Chief Seattle, a leader of the Northwest Indian Nations nearly 150 years ago.