Toy Library

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

Dad David, Baba Chris & Me

Dad David, Baba Chris & Me

Ben lives with his two dad’s who adopted him when he was four. Children at school find out and tease him. Ben is worried as he doesn’t want to be different… but what does ‘different’ mean?

Ed Merchant

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Welcome to Lizard Lounge

Welcome to Lizard Lounge

A fresh and funny look at individuality, featuring a collection of charming and crazy characters

Laura Hambleton

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We're Sailing Down the Nile

We're Sailing Down the Nile

Travel down the mighty Nile! The wonders of Egypt are all around you on this river bound adventure that will take you from the temple of Abu Simbel all the way to the amazing city of Cairo.

Laura Krebs & Ann Wilson

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My Granny went to Market

My Granny Went to Market

Fly away with Granny and count with her one to ten as she spins round the world on an unforgettable shopping trip!

Stella Blackstone & Christopher Corr

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Don't Spill the Milk

Don't Spill the Milk

Over the Uppy downy dunes, across the dark, wide river and up the steep, steep mountain. Penda lovingly carries a bowl of milk to her father in the grasslands

Stephen Davies & Christopher Corr

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The Goggle-Eyed Goats

The Goggle-Eyed Goats

Old Al Haji Amadu had three wives, seven children and five extremely naughty goggled-eyed goats that munched chewed and gobbled whatever they could find. One day they had to go
But getting rid of them proved harder than he could have imagined.

Stephen Davies & Christopher Corr

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Fatou, fetch the water

Fatou, fetch the water

Fatou fetches the water so her family can enjoy a fresh supply for a family feast. But will she return from her journey through the village with just water or with much more than she expexted?
A charming tale of giving and receiving.

Neil Griffiths

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Mama Panya's Pancakes

Mama Panya's Pancakes: A village tale from Kenya

This African story about the rewards of sharing offers a message that is universal. Includes a helpful map, notes about Kenya and its people, and even an easy to make pancake recipe

Mary & Rich Chamberlin

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My Mother's Sari

My Mother's Sari

A simple text celebrating a child’s connection with her mother’s Sari. Large illustartions capture the colours and textures of the fabrics.

Sandhya Rao

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We are going on a Lion Hunt

We are Going on a Lion Hunt

A re telling of the wonderful We are going on a Bear hunt.
Journey through Africa passing through lakes,swamps and long grass.

David Axtell

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Engines, Engines

Engines, engines

A wonderful counting Journey set in the glorious colours and scenes of India. Learn to count with this bright, vibrant picture book.

Lisa Brice& Stephen Waterhouse

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Masai & I

Masai & I

Linda learns about east africa and a tall proud people called the Masai. as Linda compares her life to theirs she learns to celebrate both things that are different and things that are the same. 

Virginia Kroll

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Dim Sum for Everyone!

Dim Sum for Everyone

Colouful board book exploring the world of Dim Sum 

Grace Lin

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Global Babies

Global Babies

Meet babies from different countries in this vibrant picture board book. 

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I love My Hair

I Love My Hair!

A special book about self-acceptance, celebrating African-American identity. 

Natasha Anastasio Tarpley

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So Much

So Much!

Everybody loves the baby so much! A tender and humorus story about urban Afro-Caribbean home life. 

Trish Cooke

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Wait and See

Wait and See

It’s Saturday, and Jo has some money to spend. She and her mum go shopping wile dad stays at home to make lunch for them all. But what should she spend her money on?

Tony Bradman & Eileen Browne

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We all went on safari

We all went on Safari

Learn to count in Swahili and discover all kinds of African animals with this exciting Safari through the grasslands of Tanzania.

Laurie Krebs & Julia Carins

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