Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall – Book Review

Page from Jabari Jumps. SPLASH! Jabari hits the water with a smile.

Gaia Cornwall’s charming picture book, Jabari Jumps, tells the story of a young boy on a trip to the pool. But, like all the best picture books, it’s the story behind the words that really moves you. Beautifully illustrated, and full of gentle warmth and wit, Jabari Jumps is so…

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Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love – Book Review

Julian and his Nanna joining in the joyful and colourful Mermaid Parade

Jessica Love’s groundbreaking and utterly beautiful picture book, Julien is a Mermaid, is the simple story of a boy who decides to dress up as a mermaid. Celebrating being who you are, this is a book that encourages children to find joy in self-expression. At the same time, it also…

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