"IT'S GOING TO BE WOOF-ONDERFUL!"
There is nothing Nicky wants more in the world than a dog to play with. But Mum and Dad don't want a dog. Then Grandad has an idea - he and Nicky can make a dog: a snow-dome dog. Even better, he has some special clay, found at the end of a rainbow, so that the dog will be extra-special. Maybe even magic . . .
Blackman's perceptions of the world of children and their emotions are as true to form as ever, and the illustrations by Sweeten help to make the story one that children will enjoy
A beautifully warm tale from an award-winning author . . . The perfect festive gift to keep the winter chill at bay for those aged five to seven
Snow Dog is a lovely, wintery story and would make a great Christmas stocking filler for young readers
A little bit of kindness and understanding can go a long way. So, to celebrate Empathy Day on 10 June, we've gathered together the best books that explore what it means to be compassionate towards others.