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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

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 The Girl with Space in Her Heart by Lara Williamson
    The Girl with Space in Her Heart - by Lara Williamson

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781474921312 | ISBN 10: 1474921310

    Mabel Mynt knows a lot about space... like how we feel connected to the stars because we are all made of stardust. And that Mum’s new boyfriend, Galactic Gavin, has eyes that twinkle like Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky. And that someti ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Longer Alone by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by  Robyn Wilson-Owen
    No Longer Alone - by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Robyn Wilson-Owen

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781405291293 | ISBN 10: 140529129x

    A new picture book from award-winning performance poet, Joseph Coelho.   This touching picture book subtly deals with big emotions such as loss, with an uplifting and hopeful message about being yourself and the importance of family and talkin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Errol
    Errol's Garden - by Gillian Hibbs

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786280848 | ISBN 10: 1786280841

    Errol loves gardening, but he doesn’t have a proper garden. Although his home is full of beautiful plants, he longs for an outdoor space where he can grow things. A chance discovery leads to a solution, but Errol can’t do everything on his own. L ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grandma Bird by Benji Davies
    Grandma Bird - by Benji Davies

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471171802 | ISBN 10: 1471171809

    A tender and heart-warming new story from the world of The Storm Whale.   Noi isn’t at all sure about staying at Grandma’s. Grandma boils seaweed for soup, and there’s not much to do on the tiny island where she lives where the wind cuts in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Will You Catch Me? by Jane Elson
    Will You Catch Me? - by Jane Elson

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781444927788 | ISBN 10: 1444927787

    From the author of A Room Full of Chocolate comes a heartwarming story about identity and courage, and a tremendous young girl who cares for her alcoholic mother. For fans of Jacqueline Wilson and Sarah Lean.   Nell Hobson lives with a tortoise ca ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret of Black Rock by Joe Todd-Stanton
    The Secret of Black Rock - by Joe Todd-Stanton

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911171744 | ISBN 10: 1911171747

    This surreal modern folk-tale tells the story of an adventurous young girl who must protect a peaceful living creature.   Erin is fascinated by the stories of Black Rock: a huge, dark and spiky mass that is said to destroy any boats that come near ... more

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  • Cover image of book We are Family by Ryan Wheatcroft and Patricia Hegarty
    We are Family - by Ryan Wheatcroft and Patricia Hegarty

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781848576438 | ISBN 10: 1848576439

    All families are different - and yet in many ways the same!   This book uses a gentle rhyming text to follow eight different families, celebrating their everyday differences as well as the similarities they share. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rent a Bridesmaid by Jacqueline Wilson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt
    Rent a Bridesmaid - by Jacqueline Wilson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780440870241 | ISBN 10: 0440870240

    Tilly can’t believe it when her best friend Matty is asked to be a bridesmaid. In Tilly’s favourite daydream, she’s wearing the most beautiful bridesmaid dress and walking down the aisle behind a bride. The one wedding she’d really love to at ... more

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  • Cover image of book Families, Families, Families! by Suzanne Lang, illustrated by Max Lang
    Families, Families, Families! - by Suzanne Lang, illustrated by Max Lang

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780552572927 | ISBN 10: 0552572926

    If you love each other, then youre a family . . .   Do you have two dads? Or one step mum? Or what about the worlds biggest grandpa?   Discover a whole host of silly animal families in this hilarious celebration of the love found in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman, Illustrated by Ros Asquith
    The Great Big Book of Families - by Mary Hoffman, Illustrated by Ros Asquith

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847805874 | ISBN 10: 1847805876

    What is a family? Once, it was said to be a father, mother, boy, girl, cat and dog living in a house with a garden. But as times have changed, families have changed too, and now there are almost as many kinds of families as colours of the rainbow - f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who
    Who's in My Family? All About Our Families - by Robie H. Harris, ilustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781406345407 | ISBN 10: 1406345407

    A fun and friendly look at the many kinds of families that make up our world by best-selling author Robie H Harris.  Join Nellie and Gus and their parents for a day at the zoo, where they see all kinds of children and families both animal and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Joey Pigza Loses Control by Jack Gantos
    Joey Pigza Loses Control - by Jack Gantos

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780440870531 | ISBN 10: 0440870534

    Joey's dad is well and truly wired! After months of nagging, Joey Pigza is finally allowed to spend the summer holidays with his dad. But he soon finds out why Mom was so worried. If people think Joey has problems, they should meet his dad! ... 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 The Storm Whale by Benji Davies
    The Storm Whale - by Benji Davies

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781471115684 | ISBN 10: 1471115682

    A tender and poignant story about loving something - and knowing when to let it go.   Noi and his father live in a house by the sea, his father works hard as a fisherman and Noi often has only their six cats for company. So when, one day, ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher
    My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece - by Annabel Pitcher

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780621869 | ISBN 10: 1780621868

    Narrated by ten year old Jamie, a stunning debut novel about the tragedy that tears apart his family after a terrorist attack, and how they rebuild their lives. Ten-year-old Jamie Matthews has just moved to the Lake District with his Dad and his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Living with Mum and Living with Dad: My Two Homes by Melanie Walsh
    Living with Mum and Living with Dad: My Two Homes - by Melanie Walsh

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781406341768 | ISBN 10: 1406341762

    A reassuring and simple story about separation for the very youngest children.  Mum and Dad don't live together any more, so sometimes this little girl lives with her mum and her cat, and sometimes she lives with her dad. She has two bedrooms and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dinosaur
    The Dinosaur's Packed Lunch - by Jacqueline Wilson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt

    £5.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780552564809 | ISBN 10: 055256480x

    Dinah feels sad. Her class has gone on a school trip to see the dinosaurs at the museum, and everyone else has a tasty packed lunch - except Dinah. Until a funny new friend decides to help...   Soon Dinah has a very special packed lunch ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Darlings by Jacqueline Wilson
    Little Darlings - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780440868347 | ISBN 10: 0440868343

    Sunset lives a life of luxury with her beautiful ex-model mum, her world-famous ex-rocker dad and two little celeb siblings. But life on the red carpet is no compensation for rowing parents, constant nagging, intensive media scrutiny and no real frie ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Name is Mina by David Almond
    My Name is Mina - by David Almond

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780340997260 | ISBN 10: 0340997265

    Theres an empty notebook lying on the table in the moonlight. Its been there for an age. I keep on saying that Ill write a journal. So Ill start right here, right now. I open the book and write the very first words: My name is Mina and I love the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alfie Gives a Hand by Shirley Hughes
    Alfie Gives a Hand - by Shirley Hughes

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781862307858 | ISBN 10: 1862307857

    Alfie is delighted to be invited to Bernards birthday party, although he feels a bit nervous about going on his own. But Alfie has such a great time, he finds he doesnt even need his special blanket and he makes a new friend too!   Joi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Savage by David Amond, illustrated by Dave McKean
    The Savage - by David Amond, illustrated by Dave McKean

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781406319859 | ISBN 10: 1406319856

    "There was a wild kid living in Burgess Woods. He had no famly and he had no pals and he didn't know where he came from and he culdn't talk. His wepons were old kitchen nives and forks and an ax. He was savage. He was truely wild."Blue Baker is writ ... 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 The Mum-Minder by Jacqueline Wilson
    The Mum-Minder - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £4.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780440868255 | ISBN 10: 0440868254

    I'm Sadie and I'm nearly nine. Mum's a childminder, but she doesn't have to mind me. I can mind myself, easy-peasy. Lucky for Mum, because now she's got the flu, so I've got to mind her - and help with all the babies!' "The humorous account of a v ... more

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  • Cover image of book Princess Grace by Mary Hoffman, Cornelius van Wright, and Ying-Hwa Hu
    Princess Grace - by Mary Hoffman, Cornelius van Wright, and Ying-Hwa Hu

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781845076696 | ISBN 10: 1845076699

    Grace is back!   The girl from Amazing Grace who proved that you can be anything you want and that families are what you make them, now discovers that there's more more than one way to be a princess.   Grace has the chance to be a pri ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Illustrated Mum by Jacqueline Wilson
    The Illustrated Mum - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780440867814 | ISBN 10: 0440867819

    Covered from head to toe with one-of-a-kind tattoos, Marigold is the brightest, most beautiful mother in the world. At least, thats what Dolphin thinks she just wishes Marigold wouldnt stay out quite so late or have mood spells every now and agai ... more

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  • Cover image of book Candyfloss by Jacqueline Wilson
    Candyfloss - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780440866459 | ISBN 10: 0440866456

    Floss's parents split up when she was younger and she now divides up her week, spending five days with her mum, her mum's new boyfriend and her new baby half-brother. The other two days Floss spends with her dad, helping him to run his greasy spoon c ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bed and Breakfast Star by Jacqueline Wilson
    The Bed and Breakfast Star - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780440867609 | ISBN 10: 0440867606

    Where do baby apes sleep? In apricots!  I'm Elsa, and that's one of my jokes (I tell LOTS of jokes and I'm going to be a big star one day). I do my best to cheer my family up - but no one seems to laugh much any more. Not since we lost our ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gettin
    Gettin' Through Thursday - by Melrose Cooper, illustrated by Nneka Bennett

    £8.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781584300144 | ISBN 10: 1584300140

    Andr dreads Thursdays. Thursday is the day before Mama gets paid at work each week it's the day when money is tight and spirits are low for Andr and his older brother and sister.   As report card day approaches, Andr anticipates making t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Since Dad Left by Caroline Binch
    Since Dad Left - by Caroline Binch

    £6.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780711213555 | ISBN 10: 0711213550

    Sid is cross. He doesn't understand why his mum and dad don't live together anymore. Sandra, his mum, arranges for him to spend some time with Mick, his dad, but Sid doesn't want to go. But Mick slowly wins him over, and by the time he returns to his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who
    Who's in a Family? - by Robert Skutch, illustrated by Laura Nienhaus

    £7.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9781883672669 | ISBN 10: 188367266x

    Family is important. But who's in a family? This picture book provides the answer with a series of family snapshots that has no preconceptions about what makes a family. There are even snapshots from some of children's favourite animal families. ... 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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