This time calls for a lot of support and bonding with family and friends. These 6 books to read in April will get you learning about the significance of always keeping close ties with your loved ones.

Beast Feast
by Emma Yarlett and Kane Miller

Diwan Reads for Family

Includes 5 letters to unfold and read; hilarious and heartfelt, with monstrous recipes; led by charming and endearing characters; themes of friendship, responsibility and compromise; creator of the bestselling Dragon Post, as well as all of the Nibbles adventures. Beast (a beast) plans to eat Dinner (a little boy) at a big feast, and sends invitations to all his beastly friends. Readers open the foldout RSVPs to find that everyone is coming! (Though some do have special dietary requirements.) But don’t worry about Dinner. He’s already got a plan to escape being… dinner.

I Love My Mummy
by Giles Andreae and Emma Dodd

Diwan reads for familyA sweet, rhyming picture book about the special relationship between mother and child.

With a gentle, rhyming story and lovely illustrations, this is a book to be loved, shared and treasured. The perfect gift for every family – whether for new Mothers, on Mother’s Day, or indeed at any time of the year.

The Boy at the Back of the Class
by Onjali Q. Raúf

Diwan reads for familyTold with humor and heart, The Boy at the Back of the Class is a novel that offers a child’s perspective on the refugee crisis, highlighting the importance of friendship and kindness in a world that doesn’t always make sense.

In My Heart: A Book of Feelings
by Jo WitekDiwan reads for family

Happiness, sadness, bravery, anger, shyness . . . our hearts can feel so many feelings! Some make us feel as light as a balloon, others as heavy as an elephant. In My Heart explores a full range of emotions, describing how they feel physically, inside. With language that is lyrical but also direct, toddlers will be empowered by this new vocabulary and will be able to practice articulating and identifying their own emotions.

Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal
by Jeff Kinney

Diwan reads for familyHi, my name is Rowley Jefferson and this is my book. Now I have a diary just like my friend Greg. Rowley’s best friend Greg Heffley has chronicled his middle-school years in thirteen Diary of a Wimpy Kid journals. Now it’s Rowley’s turn to give his side of the story. But Rowley has agreed to tell Greg’s story along the way, too. (After all, Greg says one day he will be rich and famous and the world will need to know how he managed it).But Rowley’s stories about Greg might not be quite what his friend had in mind.

My Little Cairo ABC
by Kristin Jankowski, illustrated by Ahmed Hossam

My Little Cairo ABC presents the first Egyptian educational children’s book about Cairo and African animals. You will find both the English and Arabic editions of this modern and beautifully illustrated book available today.

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