It’s World Book Day- here are our favourites

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To mark World Book Day the Mind Of My Own team have put together a short list of our favourite children’s books exploring themes of feelings, anxiety, identity, inclusion, acceptance and the power of making your voice heard.

Books possess a remarkable ability to inform and inspire children, offering them valuable knowledge and sparking their imagination. Here are few of our children and young peoples favourites.

Bodies are cool by Tyler Feder

This cheerful love-your-body picture book for preschoolers is an exuberant read-aloud with bright and friendly illustrations to pore over.

Mr Scruff by Simon James

A sweetly silly story of a little boy and a dog who make an unlikely (but perhaps perfect) pair.

The Lion Inside By Jim Field

You don’t have to be BIG and BRAVE to find your ROAR.
Being little isn’t always easy. But when Mouse sets off on a journey to find his roar, he discovers that even the smallest creature can have the heart of a lion.

Little People, Big Dreams by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

A best-selling biography series for children. Discover the lives of key figures from throughout history, from creatives and activists to scientists and politicians. Told as a story, with a facts and photos section at the back, every story begins with that person as a small child.

The Colour Monster by Anna Llenas

A colourful exploration of emotions and feelings. Helping young readers identify emotions and feel more in control.