Stories Aloud
Publication date: 02 May 2019
ISBN: 9781788003995
Size: 278 x 278 mm
Length: 32 pages

The Same But Different Too


These children and animals are all very different to each other. Some are big, some are small. Some are gentle, some are rough. Everyone is playful, but who’s the best at hiding? One thing’s certain: they all love a good bedtime story! The perfect picture book for little ones who are just beginning to make sense of their place in the world.

Stories Aloud

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“Newson and Hindley celebrate differences using simple but wonderfully effective opposites and comparisons, with a highly endearing cast of children and animals.”

–  Fiona Noble, The Bookseller

“Hindley’s stylish design makes for beautiful pages of illustration that are brimming with detail, and Newson’s rhyming text is a joy to read.”

–  Emma Dunn and Sarah Mallon, The Scotsman

“A story promoting friendship, acceptance and empathy to be shared during cherished moments with your little snuggle bug.”

–  Emma O’Donovan, Baby Magazine

“A super-positive message, rhymed superbly making it a joy to read aloud.”

–  Father Reading (blog)

“A beautiful rhyming story detailing the differences between us and also the similarities that link us too.”

–  Book Bound (blog)

“The book celebrates being unique, similarities and differences in an open and child-like way.”

–  Folded Corners (blog)


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