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All sorts of heroes (younger children)

Elmer and the Lost Teddy

These books are perfect for showing toddlers and younger children that there are all sorts of everyday heroes in life, including even themselves.

All sorts of heroes (older children)

  • A Superhero Like You

    Author: Dr Ranj Illustrator: Liam Darcy

    Interest level: 4-5

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  • A Superhero Like You

    Author: Dr Ranj Illustrator: Liam Darcy

    Interest level: 4-5

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    Lily wakes up one day and decides she wants to be a superhero - but not the kind that flies around in a cape or wears their underp…

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  • Emergency

    Author: Cocoretto

    Interest level: 0-3

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  • Emergency

    Author: Cocoretto

    Interest level: 0-3

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    A glossy board book with giant flaps for little hands to turn, which showcases a range of emergency vehicles at work. This book is…

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  • My Mum

    Author: Anthony Browne

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • My Mum

    Author: Anthony Browne

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 6+

    All small children love their mums and in this colourful and entertaining picture book, Anthony Browne explains exactly why.

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  • Grandma

    Author: Jessica Shepherd

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 4+

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  • Grandma

    Author: Jessica Shepherd

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 4+

    This is a sensitive and touching picture book that helps young children understand dementia.

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  • Alfie Gives a Hand

    Author: Shirley Hughes

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Alfie Gives a Hand

    Author: Shirley Hughes

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 5+

    Shirley Hughes' much-loved Alfie goes to his first birthday party in this lovely picture book for pre-school children.

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