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Hue Boy

Rita Phillips Mitchell, Caroline Binch (Illustrator)

Puffin

Winner of the Smarties Prize (0-5 category)

Hue Boy is the smallest boy in his Caribbean village. Every day his mother measures him, but he doesn't seem to grow. Everyone has ideas about how to help him to grow, from bathing in herbs to eating pumpkin soup. A lovely story.

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I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed (Charlie & Lola S.)

Lauren Child

Orchard Books

Charlie's sister Lola does not like going to bed and has many reasons why she doesn't need to go. With quirky illustrations this book is bound to be a favourite with all young children.

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I AM Too Small to Go to School

Lauren Child

Orchard Books

A lovely book about Lola who feels she is too small to go to school. The conversation between her older brother Charlie and herself is funny but thoughful as it puts across Lola's anxieties about school. This book will be especially enjoyed by both children and parents of children about to start school.

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I Love My Hair

Natasha Anastasia Tarpley

Megan Tingley Books

A young African/American girl describes the different, wonderful ways she can do her hair.

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I Want My potty

Pippa Goodhart

Picture Lions

A simple yet clever and amusing story that will delight children.

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I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato

Lauren Child

Candlewick Press (MA)

Lola is a fussy eater. A very fussy eater. She won’t eat her carrots (until her brother Charlie reveals that they’re orange twiglets from Jupiter).There are many things Lola won’t eat, including - and especially - tomatoes. Or will she?

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I'm Special, I'm Me!

Ann Meek and Sarah Massini

Little Tiger Press

Winning story from the highly publicised Seach for a Story 2003 competition that attracted over 1600 entries from around the world.

Milo is fed up. He wants to play at being a pirate captain, but the other children say he’s too short, he must be a deck-hand. He’s too small to be a lion, and not handsome enough to be the prince. But Milo’s mum makes him see that the other roles can be even more fun.

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Ian's Walk: A Story about Autism

Laurie Lears, karen Ritz (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company

The lovely pictures in this book bring to life the touching story of how Julie learns to appreciate her younger brother, who has autism.

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