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ABZZz...: A Bedtime Alphabet

Minhos Martins, Isabel
Some children fight sleep with all their might. And we can see why - it is so exciting to be awake!Some people begin to yawn by the letter 'B'; others go out like a light at 'P'. Almost all arrive at the 'S' page already snoring. Some children fight sleep with all their might. This title helps your kid to nodd off long before the alphabet ends.

Africa, Amazing Africa: Country by Country


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Agatan Sacs agus na Gadaithe Diamant: 2020

Franzen, Nils-Olof

Aim High: Irish sports stars, trailblazers and mavericks

Mahoney, Donny
Meet the Irish men & women who topped the Sporting world. From heavyweight boxing champion Dan Donnelly to our greatest runner, Sonia O'Sullivan. From Brian O'Driscoll's amazing rugby performances to Rosemary Smyth's rally driving brilliance. Inspiring words and pictures for children of all ages.

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Alex in Wonderland

Green, Simon James
Painfully shy Alex lands a summer job at Wonderland, a run-down seaside arcade. He gets to know the other teen misfits who work there, and he even starts developing feelings for co-worker Ben. Then, as debtors close in, Alex and his new friends take it on themselves to save their employer. But in Wonderland nothing is quite what it seems...

Alfred and the Blue Whale

Lystad, Mina
Alfred is scared of just about everything but he is especially scared about speaking in front of lots of people. So when Alfred is told he must speak about the Blue Whale to his whole class, he just wants to run away and hide. However the more Alfred learns about the Blue Whale the braver he becomes.

All About Families

Brooks, Felicity
What do families look like? Who's in your family? And how can families change? With delightful illustrations, this glorious celebration of family diversity talks about lone-parent families, adoptive, foster, divorced, remarried, and mixed race families, and lots, lots more, showing little children that families come in all shapes and sizes.

All About Feelings

Brooks, Felicity
How are you feeling today? This lively and engaging exploration of emotions helps young children learn to answer this important question. Topics covered include learning to describe feelings, how your feelings can change, and being kind to yourself. There are helpful notes for grown-ups at the back too and links to websites for more advice.

All About Friends

Brooks, Felicity
Why do we need friends? And what makes a good friend? This charmingly illustrated book explores the benefits of having friends, looking at different types of friendships, and what happens when friends fall out and make up. Includes helpful notes for grown-ups on talking to children about friendships, dealing with conflicts and imaginary friends.

All Birds Have Anxiety

Hoopmann, Kathy
All Birds Have Anxiety explores the symptoms of anxiety disorder and their impact on day-to-day life through colourful images of life as a bird. Its humorous yet gentle approach recognises the stress that anxiety can cause, helping people to better understand how it feels to have anxiety.