Toy Library

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

My Dads

My Dads

Dad and Pa are as different as can be, except in one important way-they both love me! A positive and playful portrayal of a family. 

Kelly Bennett

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Mister Seahorse

Mister Seahorse

A picture book about Mr Seahorse as he floats through the sea meeting many other fish fathers caring their eggs and babies in the most surprising ways. 

Eric Carle

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Me and my cousin

Me and My Cousin

Lovely story of two cousins and tehir adventures 

Amanda Rainger & Simone Able

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Orange, Pear, Apple, Bear

Orange, Pear, Apple, Bear

Very simple introduction to exploring diffrences. 

Emily Gravett

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Daddy, papa and Me

Daddy, Papa and Me

A board book for younger children telling the story of same sex parents. 

Leslea Newman

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Red Rockets and Rainbow Jelly

Red Rockets and Rainbow Jelly

A story about a very colourful friendship.

Sue Heap & Nick Sharratt

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Cock-a-Moo-Moo

Cock-a-Moo-Moo

A colourful story following a cockrel as he struggles to find his real voice. 

Juliet Dallas-Conte

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Priscilla and the Pink Planet

Priscilla and the Pink Planet

A book following the story of Priscilla who sees everything in pink and her quest to teach the Queen that diversity leads to true beauty

Nathaniel Hobbie

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10,000 Dresses

10,000 Dresses

A modern fairy tale for people of all ages. this story follows Baily and his dreams of wearing magical dresses. the book offers a subtle introduction to gender identity. 

Marcus Ewert

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It's okay to be different

It's okay to be different

It's okay to be different inspires kids (and adults!) to embrace their individuality through acceptance of others and self-confidence. 

 

Todd Parr

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Donovan's Big Day

Donovan's Big Day

A sweet gentle story following the events leading up to Donovan's mothers' wedding. 

Leslea Newman

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Mommy, Mama and Me

Mommy, Mama and Me

A board book younger children telling the story of same sex parents. 

 

Leslea Newman

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Welcome to the family

Welcome to the family

A book that explores the many different ways of making a family.

Mary Hoffman

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The great big book of families

The great big book of families

This book celebrates families in all shapes and sizes. Featuring homes and holidays, school and pets, feelings and family trees, this book explores every aspect of family life with warmth, wit, and sensitivity,, challenging preconceptions and inviting discussion.

Mary Hoffman

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Oli and the pink bicycle

Oli and the pink bicycle

This story about Foetal Alcohol Syndrome will be helpful for any child aged 7 – 11 whose development and behaviour has been affected by parental substance misuse, or knows someone else who is affected.

Catherine Jackson

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My brother Bohh has ADHD

My brother Booh has ADHD

This story about ADHD will be helpful for any child aged 7 – 11 who finds it difficult to stay still or pay attention or whose behaviour frequently gets them in to trouble. It will be equally useful for a child who knows someone with ADHD.

Susan Yarney

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sam's trouble with words

Sam's trouble with words

This story about dyslexia will be helpful for any child aged 7 – 11 who has difficulty reading and writing or who knows someone who does

Lorna Miles

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Off to the park!

Off to the park!

Have fun using your senses in this exciting and interactive trip to the park with lots of sensory stimulation. 

 

Stephen Cheetham

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