The family

Books about family

Children’s stories and books about family

12+ years

Salvage

Keren David

Salvage

Aidan Jones was my brother. But I couldn't really remember his face. I couldn't remember talking to him or playing with him. He was just a gap, an absence, a missing person. Before she was adopted by a ...

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14+ years

The Last Summer of Us

Maggie Harcourt

The Last Summer of Us

Limpet, Steffan and Jared. Three best friends crammed into a clapped-out rust bucket of a car on a whirlwind road trip to forget their troubles and see out the end of the summer. But no matter how far they drive ...

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5+ years

I Love My Granny

Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd

I Love My Granny

I love my granny. Can you tell? She says I'm pretty great as well! The joy of spending a fun-filled day with granny is explored with warmth and humour. The perfect present for every family, this book will delight ...

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9-11 years

The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket

John Boyne, Oliver Jeffers

The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket

There's nothing unusual about the Brockets. Normal, respectable and proud of it, they turn up their noses at anyone different. But from the moment Barnaby Brocket comes into the world, it's clear he's anything but ordinary. To ...

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7+ years

The Colour Thief: A Family's Story of Depression

Polly Peters, Karin Littlewood

The Colour Thief: A Family's Story of Depression

'This book brings freshness and vibrancy into a world often portrayed as dark and hidden, and it can help take away the feelings of helplessness and fear that can make families feel so alone.' Marjorie Wallace CBE, Hon FRC Psych ...

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4+ years

I Hate Everything!: A Book About Feeling Angry

Sue Graves, Desideria Guicciardini

I Hate Everything!: A Book About Feeling Angry

Sam is having a bad day and nothing is going right. Dad is too busy to play with him, he doesn't like his lunch and he doesn't enjoy Archie's party. Can Aunt Jen help him to stop ...

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9-11 years

Wonder

R. J. Palacio

Wonder

'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.' Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ...

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4+ years

Storytime: What's in Your Pocket

Ruth Symons, Laura Watkins

Storytime: What's in Your Pocket

What will Josh discover in his mum's pocket? Josh loves to be close to his mum at night in her pouch, or 'pocket', as he calls it. Though, soon he must sleep on the grass like the older kangaroos ...

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Countless - a review

4 may 2017

Countless - a review

“When Hedda discovers she is pregnant, she doesn’t believe she could ever look after a baby. The numbers just don’t add up. She is young and in the grips of an eating disorder that controls her ...

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4+ years

Busy Wheels: Plane's Royal Rescue

Peter Bently, Bella Bee

Busy Wheels: Plane's Royal Rescue

Plane is at the airport preparing for a flight. Captain Koala and his co-pilot are expecting a very special passenger, the king and his family! Will Koala be able to help when the king leaves something very important behind? It ...

£4.99

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