Go Givers

The purpose of this project is to educate children to care for their family and friends, and about issues relating to the local and global community. It aims to help them develop the ability to make choices, set goals and take action.

Reel Lives Kolkata

This DVD pack has several films about life in Kolkata, India. The films show the lives of two children growing up in Kolkata: Sagari who is 12, and Liril who is 11. There are also short films about Hinduism, transport, the silk industry, and clips of children asking questions of those watching the film.

We All Went on Safari

Join Arusha, Mosi, Tumpe and their Maasai friends as they go on a journey through the grasslands of Tanzania. They encounter all sorts of animals including elephants, lions and monkeys, while counting from one to ten in both English and Swahili.

This is Our House

In this tender view of urban childhood, George learns that letting people into his playhouse is much more fun than keeping them out.
George says the cardboard house is his and his alone. It isn’t for girls, small people, twins, people with glasses,

The Librarian of Basra

This true story about an Iraqi woman’s struggle to save her community’s priceless collection of books reminds us all how, throughout the world, the love of literature and respect for knowledge know no boundaries.

Abuela’s Weave

In Guatemala, Abuela teaches her granddaughter Esperanza traditional weaving, but will their colourful clothers be able to compete with manufactured materials for sale at the city market?

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…

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

Window

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,