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Related category: Childrens & Teenage Books
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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 31 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Zombies by Katie and Kevin Tsang, illustrated by Nathan Reed
    Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Zombies - by Katie and Kevin Tsang, illustrated by Nathan Reed

    £5.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781405295727 | ISBN 10: 1405295724

    The brilliantly funny fifth book in the SAM WU series, starring the bravest scaredy-cat in the world! Perfect for reluctant readers and fans of Tom Fletcher, Pamela Butchart and Humza Arshad's Badman.  There's hardly anything that Sam Wu is afrai ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Little Bit Brave by Nicola Kinnear
    A Little Bit Brave - by Nicola Kinnear

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781407181790 | ISBN 10: 1407181793

    Logan is a stay-at-home bunny – but he’s about to discover how brave he really is. It’s time for his first adventure, and he doesn’t want to go. But there’s an amazing world outside, if he can just pluck up courage to look...   A Lit ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Rafael López
    The Day You Begin - by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Rafael López

    £13.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780399246531 | ISBN 10: 0399246533

    A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!  National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belpré Illustrator Award winner Rafael López have teamed up to create a poignant, yet heartening book about finding courage to connect, even when y ... more

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  • Cover image of book Me and My Fear by Francesca Sanna
    Me and My Fear - by Francesca Sanna

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911171539 | ISBN 10: 1911171534

    A heart-warming and relevant new tale from Francesca Sanna, the bestselling author and illustrator of The Journey, about sharing and overcoming one’s fears in a new and unfamiliar home.  When a young girl has to travel to a new country and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall
    Jabari Jumps - by Gaia Cornwall

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781406380873 | ISBN 10: 1406380873

    Working up the courage to take a big, important leap is hard, but Jabari is almost absolutely ready to make a giant splash.   In a sweet tale of overcoming your fears, debut author-illustrator Gaia Cornwall captures a moment at the swimming po ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sam Wu Is NOT Afraid of Ghosts! by Katie and Kevin Tsang
    Sam Wu Is NOT Afraid of Ghosts! - by Katie and Kevin Tsang

    £5.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781405287517 | ISBN 10: 1405287519

    Brilliantly funny new series about the bravest scaredy-cat in the world.   Sam Wu is NOT a scaredy-cat (except he is). When a trip to the Space Museum goes terrifyingly wrong, Sam begins a mission to prove to the school bully, and all of his f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The I
    The I'm Not Scared Book - by Todd Parr

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780316431989 | ISBN 10: 0316431982

    A new picture book about conquering your fears from New York Times bestselling author, Todd Parr - perfect for Halloween!   Sometimes I'm scared of dogs I'm not scared when they give me kisses   Sometimes I'm scared I will make a mistake I'm ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lion Inside by Rachel Bright, illustrated by Jim Field
    The Lion Inside - by Rachel Bright, illustrated by Jim Field

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408331606 | ISBN 10: 1408331608

    Fans of The Gruffalo and Giraffes Can't Dance will love this feelgood rhyming story portraying a positive message about overcoming your fears.   From the creator of the known and loved Bright Side lifestyle brand, Rachel Bright, and the winner ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alex and the Scary Things: A Story to Help Children Who Have Experienced Something Scary by Melissa Moses, illustrated by Alison MacEachern
    Alex and the Scary Things: A Story to Help Children Who Have Experienced Something Scary - by Melissa Moses, illustrated by Alison MacEachern

    £9.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849057936 | ISBN 10: 1849057931

    Alex is an alligator who has experienced 'scary' things. In this charmingly illustrated story, he talks about how this affects him and how he copes.   By reading about the different parts of Alex that come out because of the scary things he ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Brave Little Grork by Kathryn Cave and Nick Maland
    The Brave Little Grork - by Kathryn Cave and Nick Maland

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993107825 | ISBN 10: 0993107826

    This is a new edition of a gently reassuring picture book by Cave and Maland about a small creature's fears and worries.  The creature in question is the grork. He's shy and easily frightened, especially when it comes to turples. One sunny day ... more

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  • Cover image of book Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf by Catherine Storr, illustrated by Marjorie-Ann Watts
    Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf - by Catherine Storr, illustrated by Marjorie-Ann Watts

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141360232 | ISBN 10: 0141360232

    Twelve stories written for the author's daughter, who was scared of the wolf under the bed!  Drawing occasionally on well-known fairy tales, and skillfully blending fantasy and reality, these stories are bursting with humour, originality and cha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seb and Hamish by Jude Daly, illustrated by Niki Daly
    Seb and Hamish - by Jude Daly, illustrated by Niki Daly

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847806024 | ISBN 10: 1847806023

    Seb and Mama go to visit Mrs Kenny, but there's a dog called Hamish at the house too. Woof woof, says Hamish. 'Home,' says Seb in a little voice.   While Mama and Mrs Kenny have tea, Hamish is shut in another room and Seb plays with his train ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jim
    Jim's Lion - by Russell Hoban, illustrated by Alexis Deacon

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781406360714 | ISBN 10: 1406360716

    Russell Hoban's moving, unflinching tale of a boy who finds bravery during illness is dramatically reimagined in graphic-novel format with new art by Alexis Deacon.  From the incomparable Russell Hoban comes a moving, unflinching tale of a boy who ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Such Thing by Ella Bailey
    No Such Thing - by Ella Bailey

    £11.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781909263482 | ISBN 10: 1909263486

    This Halloween, join fearless little Georgia in debunking the spookiest of ghoulish and ghostly activities!   One cool day in late October, Georgia noticed something weird. Objects would move around the house and sometimes they even disappear ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pirate Gran and the Monsters by Geraldine Durrant, illustrated by Rose Forshall
    Pirate Gran and the Monsters - by Geraldine Durrant, illustrated by Rose Forshall

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781906367558 | ISBN 10: 1906367558

    Gran used to be a pirate and she isn't afraid of anything. Not even monsters.   So when her old shipmates shiver, and her crocodile quakes, Pirate Gran takes out her cutlass and rushes to the rescue... ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frog
    Frog's Breathtaking Speech - by Michael Chissick, illustrated by Sarah Peacock

    £12.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781848190917 | ISBN 10: 1848190913

    Frog is very worried as he has an important speech to make at his school assembly. The speech is about breathing and he doesn't know a thing about it! He asks his friends for help and they teach him all about the lion breath, the crocodile breath, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bedtime for Monsters by Ed Vere
    Bedtime for Monsters - by Ed Vere

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141502397 | ISBN 10: 0141502398

    What if a monster were looking for a bedtime snack? And what if that snack just happened to be you? GULP!   He's getting closer and closer... and his tummy is rumbling REALLY loudly.   But all this monster actually wants is a lovely m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stormy Weather by Debi Gliori
    Stormy Weather - by Debi Gliori

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780747599722 | ISBN 10: 0747599726

    Story-time will be eagerly anticipated when you read this wonderful lullaby picture book, populated with a rich cast of animals, from rabbits and bears to owls and seals, as every parent and child prepares for a safe night's sleep.  With boun ... more

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  • Cover image of book Twin Tales: Twin Trouble & Connie and the Water Babies by Jacqueline Wilson
    Twin Tales: Twin Trouble & Connie and the Water Babies - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £5.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781405254601 | ISBN 10: 1405254602

    Twin Trouble Connie's not happy. Her parents are having a baby. Well, not one, but two babies! Why do they need more children? They've got her! Soon the house is filled with dirty nappies and screaming babies and Connie's expected to help. An ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cliffhanger by Jacqueline Wilson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt
    Cliffhanger - by Jacqueline Wilson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt

    £5.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780440868552 | ISBN 10: 0440868556

    From climbing and abseiling to canoeing and a Crazy Bucket Race, the adventure holiday promises to be full of action. There's just one problem as far as Tim is concerned: he is hopeless at sports of any kind.  Can Tim survive the horrors of a wee ... more

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  • Cover image of book What to Do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid
    What to Do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Problems with Sleep - by Dawn Huebner, PhD, illustrated by Bonnie Matthews

    £14.50   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781433803185 | ISBN 10: 1433803186

    Wouldn't it be great if you could climb into bed, snuggle under your covers, and fall asleep without any fuss or fear? Without listening for noises or thinking about bad guys? Without an extra drink, or an extra hug, or an extra trip to the bathroom? ... more

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  • Cover image of book Billy Monster
    Billy Monster's Daymare - by Alan Durant and Ross Collins

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780192726506 | ISBN 10: 0192726501

    Billy Monster can't sleep.  There are chinks of scary light creeping into his bedroom and he has woken up twice after horrible daymares about boys and girls. Although Daddy Monster has tried howling a lullaby and making a soothing cup of cold sl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Mouse
    Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears - by Emily Gravett

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780230016194 | ISBN 10: 0230016197

    Young children will identify with the little mouse who documents his fears in the pages of this book - from loud noises and the dark to being sucked down the plughole. Original and innovative, with flaps, die-cuts and even a hilarious fold-out map, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wolves in the Walls by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean
    The Wolves in the Walls - by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780747591627 | ISBN 10: 0747591628

    There are sneaking, creeping, crumpling noises coming from inside the walls... Lucy is sure there are wolves in the walls of their house - and, as everyone says, if the wolves come out of the walls, it's all over. Her family doesn't believe her. The ... more

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  • Cover image of book Aaaarrgghh, Spider! by Lydia Monks
    Aaaarrgghh, Spider! - by Lydia Monks

    £6.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781405210447 | ISBN 10: 1405210443

    All Spider wants is to belong to a family. The trouble is she scares everyone too much! Poor Spider. How will she ever get people to like her?  A wacky tale with a beautiful page of sparkly spiders webs and a story which might just get children ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mummy Don
    Mummy Don't Go Out Tonight - by Sally Gardner

    £4.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780747561217 | ISBN 10: 0747561214

    A little girl is worried that her mother is going out for the evening and her worries soon take on an epic scale. Maybe her mother will be kidnapped, or eaten by giants, or even worse, maybe her mother will run away and not come back...   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Choices: Feeling Scared by Althea Braithwaite
    Choices: Feeling Scared - by Althea Braithwaite

    £5.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780713663310 | ISBN 10: 0713663316

    Choices is a thought-provoking series that supports the Framework for PSHE and Citizenship at Key Stage 2. In each book, children talk about their emotions, and how they cope with difficult situations. The author was involved in extensive research wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Busy Night by Ross Collins
    Busy Night - by Ross Collins

    £4.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780747561170 | ISBN 10: 0747561176

    Bump! Woooo! Rattle! Gurgle! Rasp! All is not quite right in Ben's room as he tries to settle down for a good night's sleep. There is a lot of noise and far too much going on, what with the tooth fairy, the sandman, the Thing-Under-the-Bed and even F ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark by Jill Tomlinson, illustrated by Paul Howard
    The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark - by Jill Tomlinson, illustrated by Paul Howard

    £6.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781405201773 | ISBN 10: 1405201770

    A gorgeously illustrated picture book edition of the beloved classic children's story about overcoming fears.   Plop, the baby barn owl, is like every barn owl there ever was, except for one thing – he is afraid of the dark! Mrs Barn Owl sends h ... more

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  • Cover image of book I
    I'll Take You to Mrs Cole! - by Nigel Gray, illustrated by Michael Foreman

    £6.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780862644079 | ISBN 10: 0862644070

    A touching story set in the inner-city, about a little boy who lives on his own with his working mother - who overcomes his fear of a neighbour and her family and makes many new friends.  Whenever he is naughty, his mother threatens him with ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Something Terrible Happens: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief by Marge Heegaard
    When Something Terrible Happens: Children Can Learn to Cope with Grief - by Marge Heegaard

    £9.00   paperback   (1991) - ISBN 13: 9780962050237 | ISBN 10: 0962050237

    A workbook to help children work out feelings about a traumatic event.   Traumatic events in the lives of their families, friends or community leave children feeling confused, insecure and frightened. Recreating the event on paper reduces ... more

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