Lima’s Red Hot Chilli

Take one little hungry girl, six different tempting foods and one shiny delicious red hot chilli. One big bite into the chilli results in a spectacular display of fireworks. Mum, dad, aunt and grandad all come to help

Kwajo and the Brassman’s Secret

Kwajo’s father makes traditional weights, in the shape of figurines. One day Kwajo’s little brass drummer comes alive, and takes him on an adventure, where he tries to solve riddles in order to win gold for himself.

Sosu’s Call

This illustrated book tells the story of Sosu, a young boy who cannot walk. He is unable to go to school like his brother and sister, and stays at home every day with his dog Fusa, dreaming of life outside the compound.

Tale of Tamari

This coming-of-age story from the celebrated Zimbabwean writer Shimmer Chinodya gives a moving account of growing up as an orphan.

Schola’s Story

Schola’s Story shows the life of a child growing up in Uganda. The story describes Schola’s day, from getting up early and doing the chores, going to school, playing with her friends and going to bed. The book was written and edited by children who

Gregory Cool

Gregory Cool tells the story of a city boy who goes on holiday to visit his grandparents living near the sea on the Caribbean island of Tobago. At first Gregory is dismissive of their rural life – the food is strange, the sun too hot, and there are

The Day of Ahmed’s Secret

This beautifully illustrated storybook introduces the boy Ahmed, who sells butane gas in Cairo. The story tells of his day travelling through the busy markets and city streets, and describes all the interesting people he meets.

Children’s Rights: Health

This glossy hardback book is one in a series of five to help explore the theme of children’s rights with a younger audience. This book explores the right all children have to receive good health care, and some of the reasons why this does not always

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