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Out now in print and Kindle editions in English and Swedish Hannah is a girl who belongs in many places in the world, but she’s sick of goodbyes. Omar got new opportunities in a new country, but he misses his cousins. Abdi is an inventive guy who found a solution when he missed his grandma.… Read More Hanna and the Flying Carpet – Out Now!
Moving abroad can be particularly disorientating for children – leaving behind all that is familiar and adapting to new surroundings, new home, new school, new friends, new culture. Fortunately, there are a number of books which can help younger children through the transition. Books for Younger Kids
Moving abroad can be an unsettling, sometimes traumatic experience for children. Here are five excellent books from Summertime Publishing that can help them through the transition. I’m Moving | My Moving Booklet | Slurping Soup and Other Confusions | The Mission of Detective Mike | B at Home
“It’s that time of year again! Many of us are facing a move and we, as parents, wonder and worry about the impact it will have on our kids. Most parents forget, though, that they can help their children make the transition by reading books to them about being on the move! Here are two… Read More Little Bunny Dandelion Shows Children How to Make Friends Abroad
Here’s a book for children who are moving! Moving can be both scary and exciting for the whole family. It can bring up many feelings. Some of these are feelings children have never experienced before. The success of a move is closely connected to how well prepared the whole family is. I’m Moving! is a… Read More New from Summertime Publishing – I’m Moving! by Sara Wallén
In this fantastical yet believable tale, skilled storyteller, Judyth Gregory-Smith, shows us things are not always as they seem and can have surprisingly happy endings. Bernard is the only upwardly mobile wombat in Australia. He has a well-equipped caravan to sleep in and a deck on which he can sip Wombat Ginger Beer while reading the Wombat’s… Read More Bernard the Wombat – now on Kindle
Congratulations to Barbara-Anne Puren. Her delightful poetry book for children, A Family Just Like Mine, has received an honorary mention in the 2018 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards in the Family Matters category. About the Book
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“With a memorable cast of characters that would give the undersea world of SpongeBob SquarePants a run for its money, author Judyth Gregory-Smith has created an engaging and entertaining children’s book set in the unique landscape of Australia. Endemic ‘Down Under’ species such as koalas, kangaroos and wombats are joined by dingoes, rabbits, and even… Read More Chad Merchant reviews Bernard the Wombat
Benjamin’s Bedtime Journey Author and mother Olivia Allinne-Ward has written Benjamin’s Bedtime Journey to help children and adults relax before going to sleep. This is why each chapter ends with the words: ‘When you feel ready to move on, we continue our journey at the rhythm of your calm, slow breathing.’ This story is for… Read More Perfect Children’s Books for Christmas