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Wild Berries

A grandmother and her young grandson go blueberry picking in the woods in this gentle tale by Cree-Métis author, illlustrator and artist Julie Flett. Some illustrators have an instantly recognisable style and Julie...

Fula’alo

A collection of poems in two volumes with individual reflections on family, friends, life and the beauty of the Solomon Islands. I was thrilled to find this collection of poems by Solomon Islands author Roselyn Osiabu...

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The Forest

The forest of life starts small with a young grove of pine trees, but it grows thicker and more complex as the explorers progress on their journey. This stunning book invites reflection on the essence of the human...

What Does the Crocodile Say?

Little croc is off to daycare for the first time and he’s not very happy about it. But he soon discovers there is plenty to enjoy in his new environment. Sending a young child to daycare can be an emotional time for...

On a Magical Do-Nothing Day

It’s a wet and seemingly boring day. A young child* accidentally drops a game console in a freezing cold pond, but then discovers that the natural world is a magical place of beauty and discovery. Gosh, it has not been...

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Sing to the Moon

It’s raining outside, but Jjajjia and his grandson share a wonderful day of activities, stories and memories. Sing to the Moon is the most recent of two picture books set in Uganda written by Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl...

The Rock and Roll Rolex

A freshly-made rolex flies into the air and lands at the top of a steep hill in front of a hungry rat. As the unexpected breakfast bounty starts to roll down the hill, Rat gives chase and is soon joined by an assortment...

Sleep Well, Siba and Saba

Siba and Saba lose things every day, only to find them again in their dreams. As the story progresses, however, so do their dreams. Rather than looking back on events that have happened and things they have lost, the...

Uganda

During WorldKidLit month, I read an interview with the fabulous team at Not Another Book Podcast where they recommended a number of books, including Sleep Well, Sibi and Saba by Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl, illustrated by...