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See below for a selection of the latest books from Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
A gorgeous new cover reissue of another fantastic title by a much-loved author. At Parkfield High no one would have thought nerdy Ruth and super-cool Shayanne would be friends -- but maybe there's more to Shayanne than meets the eye. Ruth is not enjoying her new school. Things were fine at her junior school, but here at Parkfield High, if you're not in a gang you're no one. Even her old mates don't want to know her any more and the bullies are making her life a misery. Enter Shayanne, the new girl. Shayanne is cool, collected and doesn't give a stuff about any silly gangs. Ruth is astonished and delighted when Shay pals up with her. The bullies leave her alone and it's great to have a special friend again. But is the supercool Shay as together as she thinks, and why has she been excluded from two other schools?
Poppy and Lilly enjoy visiting their grandparents. Grandad and Gran take the girls to their favourite lake to feed all the birds and see the wildlife that lives there. It looks so beautiful... ... but the lake has a secret that the queen of swans, Mariah, guards against - something living on the island in the centre of the lake. Something with hard skin and a hundred rat slaves, something very foul-tempered and looking to trap anyone he gets his hands on: the Hippocrocohog! Can Queen Mariah, Grey the squirrel and the girls' grandparents keep them safe?
Raych adores running and training for marathons, but with the arrival of her two twin boys - Ted and Bert - her fitness time suddenly becomes limited. Initially struggling with separation anxiety when she leaves, Ted and Bert soon get used to the visual element of mummy's fluorescent running jacket. Yes, for now she will be going, but it won't be long until she returns. Now totally comfortable with Raych nipping out for a quick run, as Ted and Bert began to talk they would gleefully call out `a mummy running' as she darted out the door. But where does mummy go? Who does she see? And will she get a cup of tea? Well, you'll have to read on to find out...
When Aya woke up, she heard the gentle pitter patter of raindrops on her window. Pulling the curtains back, Aya discovers a very grey day outside. Splish splash! Aya plays in the puddles with her best friend Papaya. It is very hard work and Aya soon feels tired. She is sad because everything is soaking wet and she has nothing to do. But her big brother, Faz, helps her to use her imagination and think of new ways to have fun. Praise for Aya and Papaya Find Happiness: Beautifully illustrated and a pleasure to read. - Vidyasury An adorable little book. - Book Daydreamer
I am Perfectly Designed is a joyful celebration of loving who you are, exactly as you are. Written by Karamo Brown, culture expert on the hit Netflix series Queer Eye, and his son Jason, this empowering story sees a boy and his father take a walk through the city chatting about all the ways in which they are perfectly designed for each other. From playing in the park and getting ice cream to dressing up for Halloween and staring at the moon, the father and son remember past events and look forward to the future together. Funny and warm, with bright and lively pictures, this is a book for families of all kinds, everywhere.
In this hilarious sequel to the storytime favorite and hit board book Mustache Baby, a play date goes awry when Baby Billy and his mustache come face to hairy face with Beard Baby. When Baby Javier comes for a playdate, Baby Billy, a.k.a. Mustache Baby, feels the need to show him a thing or two, seeing how Javier's new to town--and also sports an impressive beard. What ensues is a hilarious test of wills and facial hair, as each baby sets out to prove his manliness. It seems Mustache Baby may have truly met his match . . . but one-upmanship isn't the point of a playdate, is it?
Plum loves everyone. She loves her mummy and daddy and she especially loves her best friends, Rocket, Esther, Bean and Jakey. Her favourite part of the day is when she chases her best friends around the park. But when new dogs try to join in, Plum isn't so sure. Do they really need new friends? Especially ones as big as Otto, as old as Bounder, or as tiny as Milly? In this heartwarming tale, Plum learns what it really means to be a friend and how much fun new ones can be - especially when you give them a chance.
Drew and Jonathan Scott, New York Times bestselling authors and hosts of the Emmy-nominated hit HGTV show Property Brothers, prove that everything is better when you work together, in their second picture book full of imagination, humor, and elbow grease. In the second picture book by the authors of the New York Times bestseller Builder Brothers: Big Plans, young Drew and Jonathan do everything together, whether they're building birdhouses or dreaming up big plans for their future. They're not just twins; they're best friends. So when their town sponsors a soapbox derby race, Drew and Jonathan are first in line to enter. But when the rubber hits the road and the brothers just can't agree on how to build the best car, they wind up competing against each other! Can one of them win without the other? This hilarious and heartwarming story from television's favorite twins comes complete with a do-it-yourself project to build an original miniature race car!
Sumac Lottery is the fifth of seven kids who share their big house with four parents, one grandfather and five pets. At nine, she's the keeper of her family's traditions - from Pow Wow to Holi, Carnival to Hogmanay, Sumac's on guard to make sure that no Lottery celebration is forgotten. But this winter all Sumac's plans go awry when a Brazilian visitor overstays his welcome. A terrible ice storm grounds all flights, so one of her dads and her favourite brother can't make it home from India. And then the power starts going out across the city . . . The Lotterys More or Less is bestselling author Emma Donoghue's second novel about a thoroughly modern family, illustrated by Caroline Hadilaksono.
In this lovely children's story, Alex and Morgan are given the task of choosing a different vegetable from the greengrocer shop every day after school to eat with their tea. Alex and Morgan's Mum says they must choose a different vegetable each day. And what fun they have picking! The purpose of this children's book is to help young children to be more willing to try new vegetables, having been inspired by Alex and Morgan in the story. This story has been written for pre-school aged children (3 - 5 years), and has been designed to encourage children to eat a variety of vegetables, particularly those which may be unfamiliar to them.