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In the Town

Benedict Blathwayt

Oxford University Press

A lovely book showing a close-up view of life in the town. The busy pictures will encourage lots of conversation and can visited over and over again. A book that could be included in many topics.

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Knuffle Bunny

Mo Willems

Walker Books

Knuffle Bunny is a picture book that we would highly recommend. Any child who has ever had a favourite toy will identify with the toddler in this tale. The plot is simple: Trixie loses bunny, finds bunny and then exuberantly says her first words-"Knuffle Bunny!!!" The fun comes from the details. In an innovative style that employs dappled black-and-white photographs of Brooklyn as backdrop to wickedly funny color cartoons.

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Laura's Secret

Klaus Baumgart

Little Tiger Press

When Laura and her little brother Tommy make a kite they can't wait to watch it fly as high as the stars. But a kite would need to be very special to fly that high. And are Laura and Tommy brave enough to ignore the horrible boys who laugh at them? A sensitive handling of bullying.

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Magic Beach

Alison Lester

Allen & Unwin children's books

A lovely book with detailed illustrations about the activities that take place on and around the beach.

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Mama Panya's Pancakes 'A tale from Kenya'

Mary & Richard Chamberlain Julia Cairns (Illustrator)

Barefoot Books

On market day, Mama Panya's son Adika invites everyone he sees to a pancake dinner. A clever and heartwarming story about Kenyan village life which teaches the importance of sharing, even when you have little to give.

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Mamazooms

Jayne Cohen Fletcher

Scholastic US

A boy's wonderful mama takes him zooming everywhere with her, because her wheelchair is a zooming machine.

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Masai and I

Virginia Kroll Nancy Carpenter (Illustrator)

Puffin Books

A little girl learns about the Masai tribe at school and daydreams about what her life would be if she had been born a Masai. A delightful storyabout dignity.

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Meggie Moon

Elizabeth Baguley Gregoire Mabire (Illustrator)

Little Tiger Press

Digger and Tiger spend all their time in the Yard. No one else dares to come there - it's their place. Then one day someone arrives, wanting to play. Worse still, it's a girl! But when Meggie builds a fantastic racing car, and then an amazing pirate ship, they have to admit she does have some brilliant ideas. This is a lovely book to share and discuss.

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