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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 40 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Astro Girl by Ken Wilson-Max
    Astro Girl - by Ken Wilson-Max

    £11.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910959213 | ISBN 10: 1910959219

    Astrid has always loved the stars and space. "I want to be an astronaut!" she says. While Mama is away, Papa and Astrid have fun acting out the challenges an astronaut faces on a space mission - eating food from a tube, doing science experiments, liv ... more

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  • Cover image of book Suzy Orbit, Astronaut by Ruth Quayle, illustrated by Jez Tuya
    Suzy Orbit, Astronaut - by Ruth Quayle, illustrated by Jez Tuya

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788004619 | ISBN 10: 1788004612

    When Suzy Orbit and her boss, Captain Gizmo, hear that aliens have been spotted near their space station, they must act fast! But Captain Gizmo has no batteries for his space pod, his swanky new spacesuit is far too small, and there’s no chance of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tough Guys Have Feelings Too by Keith Negley
    Tough Guys Have Feelings Too - by Keith Negley

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912497157 | ISBN 10: 1912497158

    Keith Negley’s charming illustrations reveal heart wrenching emotions in unexpected places in this fun book that teaches children that even tough guys like wrestlers, astronauts, and superheroes have feelings too.   Children will love to recogni ... more

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  • Cover image of book Boy Oh Boy by Cliff Leak
    Boy Oh Boy - by Cliff Leak

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786033291 | ISBN 10: 1786033291

    From boys to men, be inspired by 30 coming-of-age stories of sportsmen, artists, politicians, educators and scientists.   Meet 30 positive male role models from throughout history. From activists like Mahatma Gandhi and Frederick Douglass to c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different 2 by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter
    Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different 2 - by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787476554 | ISBN 10: 1787476553

    Tom Daley, Oliver Sacks, the Jamaican Bobsled team, Amrou Al-Kadhi, Carlos Acosta... all dared to be different.   This is the follow-up to the much loved and hugely successful Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different, the bestselling book ... more

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  • Cover image of book Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love
    Julian is a Mermaid - by Jessica Love

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781406386424 | ISBN 10: 1406386421

    A glimpse of three women dressed as mermaids leaves one boy filled with wonder and ready to dazzle the world.  Mesmerizing and full of heart, this is a picture book about self-confidence and love, and a radiant celebration of individuality.  Whi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Yasmin the Builder by Saadia Faruqi, illustrated by Hatem Aly
    Yasmin the Builder - by Saadia Faruqi, illustrated by Hatem Aly

    £5.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781474765541 | ISBN 10: 1474765548

    Everyone seems to have a great idea for the makerspace project, everyone except for Yasmin! All the good ideas are taken. Luckily, recess solves everything! Inspiration strikes and Yasmin creates something that brings the whole class together.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Heart of a Boy: Celebrating the Strength and Spirit of Boyhood by Kate T. Parker
    The Heart of a Boy: Celebrating the Strength and Spirit of Boyhood - by Kate T. Parker

    £13.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781523505517 | ISBN 10: 1523505516

    It’s time to celebrate boys.  Against the backdrop of a growing national conversation about how to raise sons to become good people, Kate T. Parker is leading the way by turning her lens on boys. Author of the bestselling book about girls Str ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories for Kids Who Dare to be Different by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter
    Stories for Kids Who Dare to be Different - by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781787476523 | ISBN 10: 1787476529

    True, inspirational and amazing tales of boys and girls who stood up and stood out.   Björk, Dr Seuss, Whoopi Goldberg, Andy Warhol, Ellen MacArthur, Greta Gerwig, Andrea Bocelli, Hua Mulan... these are men and women who all dared to be diffe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Good Guys: 50 Heroes Who Changed the World with Kindness by Rob Kemp, illustrated by Paul Blow
    The Good Guys: 50 Heroes Who Changed the World with Kindness - by Rob Kemp, illustrated by Paul Blow

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526361448 | ISBN 10: 1526361442

    A gloriously illustrated celebration of men who have changed the world with kindness and compassion.   A life-changing book that shows kids it's cool to be kind.   A gloriously illustrated celebration of heroes who have changed the worl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Want to Play Trucks? by Ann Stott, illustrated by Bob Graham
    Want to Play Trucks? - by Ann Stott, illustrated by Bob Graham

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781406378238 | ISBN 10: 1406378232

    Jack likes trucks. Alex likes dolls. What will they play together? Their new favourite game, of course!  From Ann Stott and Bob Graham, the multi award-winning creator of Silver Buttons and A Bus Called Heaven, comes a story of friendship, pe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rosa Loves Dinosaurs (Board Book) by Jessica Spanyol
    Rosa Loves Dinosaurs (Board Book) - by Jessica Spanyol

    £4.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786281241 | ISBN 10: 1786281244

    Let’s find out which toys Rosa and her friends are playing with today! An important series that celebrates inclusivity, promotes gender equality and embraces the uniqueness of every child. ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to be a Lion by Ed Vere
    How to be a Lion - by Ed Vere

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141376363 | ISBN 10: 0141376368

    You don't have to ROAR to be heard...   Meet Leonard - a lion like no other. Leonard's best friend is Marianne, a duck. But lions chomp ducks, don't they? And what will the pair do when their way of life is threatened?  A story about a lion an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pink Is for Boys by Robb Pearlman, illustrated by Eda Kaban
    Pink Is for Boys - by Robb Pearlman, illustrated by Eda Kaban

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780762462476 | ISBN 10: 0762462477

    An empowering and educational picture book that proves colors are for everyone, regardless of gender.   Pink is for boys... and girls... and everyone! This timely and beautiful picture book rethinks and reframes the stereotypical blue/pink ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter
    Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different - by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter

    £17.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781787471986 | ISBN 10: 1787471985

    A beautiful and inspiring collection of stories about boys who changed the world without killing a single dragon or saving a single princess. "This book can save lives. This book can change lives. This book can help to bring forth another generati ... more

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  • Cover image of book Princess Scallywag and the Brave, Brave Knight by Mark Sperring, Illustrated by Claire Powell
    Princess Scallywag and the Brave, Brave Knight - by Mark Sperring, Illustrated by Claire Powell

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008212728 | ISBN 10: 0008212724

    Meet Princess Scallywag – a feisty new heroine with more than a few tricks up her royal sleeve! From brand-new picture book pairing Mark Sperring and Claire Powell comes this hilarious, subversive fairy tale for girls and boys alike.  What’ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Molly Rogers, Pirate Girl by Cornelia Funke, illustrated by Kasia Matyjaszek
    Molly Rogers, Pirate Girl - by Cornelia Funke, illustrated by Kasia Matyjaszek

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781126929 | ISBN 10: 1781126925

    Ferocious pirate Captain Firebeard his crew rule the high seas. But the dastardly pirates meet their match when they kidnap a small, feisty girl named Molly on the way to visit her granny!  Information for Grown-Ups: This book has a dyslexia- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zog and the Flying Doctors by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
    Zog and the Flying Doctors - by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781407173504 | ISBN 10: 1407173502

    When being a flying dragon just isn’t cool enough, what do you do? You become a flying doctor!   Sunburnt mermaids, distressed unicorns and sneezy lions? They’re all in a day’s work for Zog and his high-flying friends! Princess Pearl gi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Izzy Gizmo by Pip Jones, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie
    Izzy Gizmo - by Pip Jones, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857075130 | ISBN 10: 0857075136

    Meet Izzy Gizmo - a fabulously feisty new character from Pip Jones (Squishy McFluff; Daddy's Sandwich) brought brilliantly to life with exuberant and detailed illustratrions from the best-selling illustrator of Detective Dog, Sara Ogilvie. Shortliste ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Matilda Effect by Ellie Irving, illustrated by Matthew Jones
    The Matilda Effect - by Ellie Irving, illustrated by Matthew Jones

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780552568371 | ISBN 10: 0552568376

    Matilda loves science and inventing. Her heroes are Marie Curie, Leonardo da Vinci and Thomas Edison, and one day she wants to be a famous inventor herself. So when she doesn’t win the school science fair, she’s devastated – especially as the j ... more

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  • Cover image of book Clive and his Babies by Jessica Spanyol
    Clive and his Babies - by Jessica Spanyol

    £4.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846438820 | ISBN 10: 1846438829

    Meet Clive - and his imagination! Clive loves his dolls. He enjoys playing with them, and sharing them with his friends.   A gentle, affectionate book, celebrating diversity and challenging gender stereotypes. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Building Boy by Ross Montgomery
    The Building Boy - by Ross Montgomery

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571314102 | ISBN 10: 0571314104

    All at once, it was as if the stars leapt closer. Grandma grabbed the boy, raising him high above the rooftiles on her head. She was alive!   The boy's grandma was a famous architect. Her garden is still full of old building materials. Unwilling ... more

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  • Cover image of book This is Not A Bedtime Story by Will Mabbitt, illustrated by Fred Blunt
    This is Not A Bedtime Story - by Will Mabbitt, illustrated by Fred Blunt

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141357386 | ISBN 10: 014135738x

    Sophie doesn't want a story time filled with cute kittens and birthday parties, she wants rocket-launching helicopters and a giant robot dinosaur! Clever, funny and heart-racingly exciting, this is a book to inspire and delight every little girl and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Professor McQuark and the Oojamaflip by Lou Treleaven, illustrated by Julia Patton
    Professor McQuark and the Oojamaflip - by Lou Treleaven, illustrated by Julia Patton

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848861886 | ISBN 10: 1848861885

    One day a fantastic idea pops into Professor McQuarks head to create an Oojamaflip but what is one and will it win her first prize at the town science fair?  A fast-paced, rhyming tale superbly written by first time author, Lou Treleaven and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pearl Power and the Toy Problem by Mel Simone Elliott
    Pearl Power and the Toy Problem - by Mel Simone Elliott

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780992854485 | ISBN 10: 0992854482

    Mel Elliott's second PEARL POWER children's book is a delightful story of Pearl, a clever little girl who believes very strongly in gender equality. Aimed at 4-8 year olds, Pearl Power and the Toy Problem is written in rhyme, creating a nice rh ... more

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  • Cover image of book What are You Playing At? by Marie-Sabine Roger
    What are You Playing At? - by Marie-Sabine Roger

    £12.99   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781907825026 | ISBN 10: 1907825029

    A challenging and provocative book which asserts the rights of children to be allowed to play in ways that are not circumscribed by their gender. Everyone knows that boys dont play kitchens - that would just be silly! But open the flaps and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sleeping Handsome and the Princess Engineer by Kay Woodward, illustrated by Jo de Ruiter
    Sleeping Handsome and the Princess Engineer - by Kay Woodward, illustrated by Jo de Ruiter

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782023128 | ISBN 10: 1782023127

    Prince Jack is strong, rich, a top trampolinist and very, very handsome but he is also cursed. When he is pricked by a sword he, and his whole castle, fall sound alseep. It's up to the Princess Engineer to come and save the day.   Age level: ... more

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  • Cover image of book I
    I'm a Girl! - by Yasmeen Ismail

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408857007 | ISBN 10: 1408857006

    I'm supposed to be made of sugar and spice and all things nice. But I'm sweet and sour and not a little flower.   I am a girl! I am a girl! I am a girl!   The girl in this book likes to win, she likes to be spontaneous, fast and str ... more

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  • Cover image of book Made by Raffi by Craig Pomranz, illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain
    Made by Raffi - by Craig Pomranz, illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847805966 | ISBN 10: 1847805965

    Raffi is a shy boy who doesn't like noisy games and is often teased at school. But when he gets the idea of making a scarf for his dad's birthday he is full of enthusiasm, even though the other children think it is girly to knit.   Then the d ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Strongest Boy in the World by Jessica Souhami
    The Strongest Boy in the World - by Jessica Souhami

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847806031 | ISBN 10: 1847806031

    Kaito is stronger than all the other boys in his village. Because no one can beat him at wrestling, he sets off to the city to compete in the world-famous Sumo wrestling tournament.   But on the way he meets a girl called Hana, who is even s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dara
    Dara's Clever Trap - by Liz Flanagan, illustrated by Martina Peluso

    £5.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781782851028 | ISBN 10: 178285102x

    Meet a cunning princess who is known for her brains, not her beauty. Dara uses her talent as an engineer to foil a wicked plot and save her husband in this Cambodian traditional tale.  Barefoot Books' Early Readers series features illustrated ... more

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  • Cover image of book Happy Families: Mrs.Vole the Vet by Allan Ahlberg, illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark
    Happy Families: Mrs.Vole the Vet - by Allan Ahlberg, illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780723293941 | ISBN 10: 0723293945

    Mrs Vole the vet has one son, three daughters, three cats, four dogs and no husband. She works day and night curing rabbits and leopards and hamsters and elephants and every animal in between. But her children think she deserves some attention too, s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts
    Rosie Revere, Engineer - by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts

    £9.99   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781419708459 | ISBN 10: 1419708457

    Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night shes a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her great-great-aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished goal to ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy Who Grew Flowers by Jen Wojtowicz, illustrated by Steve Adams
    The Boy Who Grew Flowers - by Jen Wojtowicz, illustrated by Steve Adams

    £5.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846867491 | ISBN 10: 1846867495

    Rink Bowagon lives with his family in a faraway house up the winding path, through the thick forest, over Black Bear Crek, at the very top of Lonesome Mountain. The townspeople all agre that the Bowagons are quite strange - Rink's Uncle Dud tames rat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke
    Zita the Spacegirl - by Ben Hatke

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781596434462 | ISBN 10: 1596434465

    Zita's life took a cosmic left turn in the blink of an eye.   When her best friend is abducted by an alien doomsday cult, Zita leaps to the rescue and finds herself a stranger on a strange planet. Humanoid chickens and neurotic robots are shocking ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dogs Don
    Dogs Don't Do Ballet - by Anna Kemp, illustrated by Sara Ogivie

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847384744 | ISBN 10: 1847384749

    Biff is not like ordinary dogs. He doesn't do dog stuff like peeing on lampposts, scratching his fleas or drinking out of toilets. If you throw him a stick, he'll just look at you like you're crazy.   No, Biff is no ordinary dog. Biff likes music ... more

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  • Cover image of book Halo by Zizou Corder
    Halo - by Zizou Corder

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141328300 | ISBN 10: 0141328304

    Washed ashore as a baby in ancient Greece, Halo is discovered by a family of centaurs. Although her true identity remains a mystery, she is loved as one of their own. But when Halo is dragged away by fishermen, her wild adventure begins...  ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams and Quentin Blake
    The Boy in the Dress - by David Walliams and Quentin Blake

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780007279043 | ISBN 10: 0007279043

    "Dennis felt like he was on a rollercoaster. He didn't have to be boring Dennis anymore. I can be whoever I want to be! he thought." Charming, surprising and hilarious - The Boy in the Dress is everything you would expect from the co-creator of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bill
    Bill's New Frock - by Anne Fine

    £5.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781405233187 | ISBN 10: 1405233184

    One morning, Bill wakes up to find he's a girl. And worse, his mum makes him wear a pink frock to school.  Can the day get any worse? Bill's about to discover that everything is different for girls... ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fireman Sinead! by Anna Donovan
    Fireman Sinead! - by Anna Donovan

    £6.50   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9780862785291 | ISBN 10: 0862785294

    Sinead has decided what she will be when she's big - a fireman. There are no women fireman everyone tells her, but Sinead doesn't listen. She practises and practises. And one day a real fire happens. And Sinead discovers that maybe she can be a firem ... more

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