Toy Library

All of the items within this catalogue are available for you to borrow through your social worker.

Nightlights

Nightlights

A book to help children develop concentration, creativity, self-confidence & creativity using stories and affirmations.

Anne Civardi & Kate Perry

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Relax Kids: Aladdin's Magic Carpet

Relax Kids: Aladdin's Magic Carpet

A book that carers can use with children to introduce relaxation through the use of stories.

Marneta Viegas

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Shades of Black

Shades of Black

A celebration of children from the African-American community and the rich diversity amongst them.

Sandra Pinkney

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Jo's Story- Joining Together

Jo's Story- Joining Together

A story about step-parent adoption. 

Shelia Byrne & Leigh Chambers

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Daniel's Story- Waiting for the right home

Daniel's Story- Waiting for the right home

Helping children make sense of being separated from birth families, looking specifically at foster care. 

Shelia Byrne & Leigh Chambers

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The Wise Mouse

The Wise Mouse

A book to help children understand the topic of mental illness.

Virginia Ionside

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In a Nutshell

In a Nutshell

Who are we?

Why are we here?

Where we come from and where we go. 

A tale about life. 

Joseph Anthony

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Leon and Bob

Leon & Bob

A book about ‘friendship’ and how a small boy gained the confidence to find a real friend with the help of his ‘imaginary’ friend.

Simon James

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The Duke who Outlawed Jellybeans

The Duke who Outlawed Jellybeans

A book of stories exploring difference within families using non-traditional fairy tales.
A Stonewall recommended publication

Johnny Valentine

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Who's in a Family

Who's in a Family

A book exploring different families and how all families are not the same!

Rebecca Daniel

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The Teazle's Baby Bunny

The Teazle's Baby Bunny

A story to help younger children understand about adoption.

Susan Bagnall

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Nutmeg gets a Little Sister

Nutmeg gets a Little Sister

A book for use with children in adoptive families to explore some of their early life experiences.

Judith Foxon

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Picnic in the Park

Picnic in the Park

A book to show that families are diverse and come in all shapes and sizes. 

Joe Griffiths & Tony Pilgrim

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Badgers's Parting Gifts

Badgers's Parting Gifts

Susan Varley

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I Miss You

I Miss You

A book looking at the difficult issue of death. This book helps them to understand their loss and to come to terms with their feelings.

Pat Thomas

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Ian's Walk

Ian's Walk

A story looking at the complex family relationship around autism and demonstrates the ambivalent emotions a sibling feels about their Autistic brother

Laurie Lears

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Josh and Jaz have three mums

Josh and Jaz have three mums

A story to encourage an understanding and appreciation of same-sex parents, as well as showing families come in all shapes and sizes.

Amanda Wood

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A Pea Called Mildred

A Pea Called Mildred

A simplistic story about an ordinary pea called Mildred, designed to help children with emotional difficulties.

Margot Sunderland

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