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I'm the Happiest
Author: Anna Shuttlewood
Illustrator: Anna Shuttlewood
How this book may help: A lovely story which teaches children that the path to true happiness is to be content with what you already have. While all the other animals compete and compare, Racoon is happy to be himself.
While all the other animals are busy arguing over who is the best, only the Raccoon is happy for... read more

Tags: being different, confidence, diversity, friends, gratitude

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It's Not Fair (Your Feelings)
Author: Brian Moses
Illustrator: Mike Gordon
How this book may help: Explores the concept of unfairness in a child-friendly way and encourages children to come to terms with this emotion. Also touches upon the subject of anger and violence as the child in the story feels like 'hitting out' when she considers things to be unfair.
A little girl tells the reader about some of the things that happen to her which she considers to... read more

Tags: relationships, jealousy, hitting, gratitude, friends, emotions, behaviour, anger, sadness

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Never Say No to a Princess!
Author: Tracey Corderoy
Illustrator: Kate Leake
How this book may help: Sometimes children just can’t stop themselves from asking for everything they see and in the modern consumerist society it is increasingly difficult for parents to say no to their children’s demands. The little princess’s parents give her all the sparkly things she wants whenever she asks for them but she is never happy and she never says please.
One day when she is lost she meets a dragon who will not take her back to the palace until she says... read more

Tags: stubbornness, rudeness, politeness, manners, helping, gratitude, compliance, co-operation, behaviour, tantrums

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Where The Poppies Now Grow
Author: Hilary Robinson
Illustrator: Martin Impey
How this book may help: This beautifully illustrated book written in simple rhyme is a sensitive introduction to the First World War for young children.
Publisher's summary: "The carefree childhood of Ben and his best friend Ray becomes a distant memory when they join the..." read more

Tags: friends, gratitude

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