The family

Books about family

Children’s stories and books about family

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 ...

£6.99

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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 ...

£7.99

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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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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 ...

£6.99

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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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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 ...

£6.99

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Monica Plum's Horrid Problem

Margot Sunderland, Nicky Armstrong

Monica Plum's Horrid Problem

This is a story for children with troubled parents. Monica has a horrid problem. It gets everywhere: into her schoolwork, her dreams, and her ability to make friends. People keep telling her to cheer up. She can't. She feels ...

£13.99

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9+ years

Looking-Glass Girl

Cathy Cassidy

Looking-Glass Girl

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland, a compelling modern-day re-imagining of Alice's story by every girl's favourite author, Cathy Cassidy. Alice is thrilled when Savannah invites her to a Wonderland-themed sleepover; she's wanted to ...

£6.99

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Celebrating Mother's Day

24 march 2017

Celebrating Mother's Day

Mother's Day is a time to celebrate all those important mum's out there, without whom we would be nothing! Here at Boolino we are very lucky to know lots of amazing mum's that work hard every ...

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12-16 years

Unspeakable

Abbie Rushton

Unspeakable

Megan doesn't speak. She hasn't spoken in months. Pushing away the people she cares about is just a small price to pay. Because there are things locked inside Megan's head - things that are screaming to be heard ...

£7.99

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