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SEPTEMBER 11, 2023

New Stories from Story Box Library!

BY STORY BOX LIBRARY


Explore new releases from Story Box Library, celebrating diversity, disability and overcoming fear

 

Xiao Xin believes he is a red fire warrior but his family are always telling him to be careful. They believe the world is a dangerous place - too dangerous for a little boy on his own! Actor Trystan Go brings this powerful story to life about conquering your fears as a child and adult, from renowned storytellers Alice Pung and Sher Rill Ng. 

Watch Be Careful, Xiao Xin! 

Available in English and Mandarin.

 

 

 

 

 

Written and read by Jordan Collins and illustrated by Phil Lesnie, Where? is a heartfelt picture book that challenges racism from an exciting new voice, taking readers on an intergalactic journey past collapsing stars and glowing nebulae to remind us of our shared humanity. Shortlisted in the 2023 CBCA Picture Book of the Year Notables. 

Watch Where?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why do magpies swoop and why do we have such a fascination with them? Discover more about these clever and cheeky and charming songbirds through this delightful book, suitable for younger readers. Swoop is written by Nicole Godwin, illustrated by Susannah Crispe and read by Roby Favretto. 

Watch Swoop.

 

 

 

 

Supporting your library promotions, click here to download high-resolution storyteller images from Story Box Library’s digital collection.

 

 

 

With 24/7 access to a world of stories, it’s Storytime, Anytime!

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