The Accidental Diary of Bug, book cover by Jen Carney. A book that is a child's diversity and covers family dynamics, LGBTQ relationships and teaches children to accept who they are

Book Review: The Accidental Diary of B.U.G.

This exciting, doodle-filled book touches on many different family dynamics. The writer, Jen Carney, wanted to write something that reflected her children’s home life. The narrator, Billie, is exuberant. Toria is our sales and marketing assistant and today’s book reviewer. The chances are, if you’re a school customer you’ve probably talked to her. The Accidental…Read story

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Dragon Mountain is by Katie and Kevin Tsang. It is a red book cover with a blue dragon on the front and the title is written in gold.

Book Review of Dragon Mountain

What’s it all about? Dragon Mountain by Katie and Kevin Tsang  is a thrilling tale of magic, dragons and newfound friendship. It is in all our 8-11 book boxes during the month of June. So that he can learn more about his Chinese heritage and improve his Mandarin, Billy Chan’s parents send him to summer…Read story

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A Book called Robo-babies which has an orange cover and a blue round headed robot on the front, looking lovingly at a small baby robot. It's a celebration of family diversity.

Book Review: Robobabies

Robo-babies is designed to make young children think about the way families are made. Some robots can’t make a family on their own and some robo-babies don’t have a Mum or Dad. Fortunately, some smart robots know many different ways to make robo-babies. There are many kind robots who are looking for robo-babies to give…Read story

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Me My Dad and the End of the Rainbow. A children's books with an LGBTQIA+ storyline

Me, My Dad and the End of the Rainbow

This LGBTQIA+ friendly book is about a parent coming out as gay. Millie talks about why it belongs on all of our bookshelves.  Me, My Dad and the End of the Rainbow review by Millie Guy Funny, heartfelt and insightful, we follow twelve-year-old Archie as he attempts to find out what secret his parents are…Read story

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How to Be Me by Cath Howe. A book with a yellow cover, with a stick figure in the shape of a cloud looking anxious. This book is about grief, loneliness, and being shy.

Book Review – How to Be Me by Cath Howe

How to be Me: Super-rich, Super-shy, Super-lonely This is a wonderful story, that touches sensitively on issues of grief, anxiety and loneliness in a way that inspires empathy. A great book for 8-11 year olds. It shows a family navigating through really difficult emotions and not always getting it right. The characters are likeable and…Read story

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A book of 'The Proudest Blue', featuring Muslim characters.

Muslim Characters in Stories.

To start with, Eid Mubarak to all those celebrating as the month of Ramadan draws to a close! We hope it’s been a beautiful time of refreshment and reflection for you and your families.   Little Box of Books is committed to finding books that showcase the diversity of our population. Subsequently, today, we are…Read story

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