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6 of the best reads for Pre-schoolers, Little Kids and Big Kids

Echoing the book page in City Kids Magazine, we’ve put together a selection of six books across the ages for our June books edit.

Babies & Pre-schoolers

Move Mountain by Corrinne Averiss & Greg McLeod

Bird, Bear and Squirrel come up with a cunning plan to help Mountain experience the sunrise for the first time in this powerful story about imagination, empathy and friendship.

Say hello to all sorts of unicorns in this bright, interactive touch-and-feel-book!

With simple texthigh-contrast colours, and an exciting touch-and-feel on every double page, this magical book engages your baby’s senses as they discover different unicorns.

The Marvellous Granny Jinks and Me

Join Jada and Granny Jinks in this charming new series for readers aged 6+! Gorgeously illustrated throughout by Selom Sunu, and brimming with warmth, tricks and magic, this is the perfect read for fans of The Naughtiest Unicorn and Wigglesbottom Primary!

What Can I Do? By Mary Richards

From the author of the award-winning Take Me series of guided journals comes this easy-to-follow, fun-filled activity book for creative kids. Packed full of fascinating facts and a huge range of activities, this is the perfect book to encourage imagination and curiosity.
Each page uncovers a new and inspiring activity to try, with gorgeous illustrations in Mary’s signature style to guide you through each step. It’s so easy to get started and learn some new things along the way, armed with just a pen and paper.

Very Short Introductions: The Secrets of the Universe by Mike Goldsmith

The perfect way for young readers to get to grips with the basic principles of the subject of space and its terminology. With a clear and entertaining explanation, coupled with comic strips, photographs and illustrations, the secrets of the universe are revealed!

My Heart and Other Breakables by Alex Barclay

Ellery Brown is on a mission to track down her elusive father in the hilarious, globetrotting and heartfelt YA debut by adult crime writer Alex Barclay.

The hilarious and deeply moving 11+ debut from critically-acclaimed and bestselling adult author Alex Barclay, this might just be the funniest book ever to make you cry your eyes out…

Final Call to Enter our Book Raffle for Ukraine

You’ll recall that we launched a fundraiser a few months ago to add to the DEC fundraising activity for war-torn Ukraine. Buy a raffle ticket (a £1 donation) and you will go into the draw to win over 80 new books for your school. We’d like to find the books a new home before the end of term, and we’d like to get our funds to the DEC asap! Please consider buying a raffle ticket – follow the details by tapping on the image below.

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