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My Friend Books

A unique series about the powerful friendships between children from different backgrounds. The emphasis is on shared experience – growing up together, in a modern, multi-cultural city, they have lots in common.

My Friend Jamal

"My friend is Somali, but he was born here, in Queen Charlotte's Hospital, just down the road, same as me!
We started nursery at the same time and we've been friends ever since. My name is Joseph. His name is Jamal."

Joseph tells us about all the things he and his friend, Jamal, like to do Ð growing up together, they have lots in common. However, when Joseph visits JamalÕs home, he discovers that families that come from other places do some things very differently.

Review:
"This book is superb. I would recommend this book for all school and public libraries" Resource Links

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My Friend Amy

“My friend is Chinese. Well, actually, she was born here, just like me. The first day at my new school, I sat next to her. She was really friendly and played with me at break and we’ve been friends ever since. My name is Monifa, her name is Amy.”

Monifa tells us about all the things she and her friend Amy like to do - growing up together, they have lots in common. When Monifa visits Amy’s home, however, she discovers that families that come from different places also do some things differently!

Review:
“A superb exploration of friendship across cultures” Letterbox Library

Hardcover, ISBN: 978-0-9551998-3-7, £11.99

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