Same, Same But Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw

The somewhat old-fashioned idea of having a penpal is given new meaning in Same, Same But Different.

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Who Is the Beast? by Keith Baker

In this day and age of globalisation and digital citizenship, one would think that overbearing censorship practices — especially when the dubiously ‘controversial’ material in question is widely available elsewhere in the world or, better yet, one Google search away on the internet — are not only pointless, but also pathetically archaic and, in many cases, reflect the narrow-minded prejudices of the ‘powers-that-be’.

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It’s Okay to Be Different by Todd Parr

Similar to The Feelings Book by the same author, simple, short sentences and colourful stick figures are effectively used in It’s Okay to Be Different to show children that it is OK to be “different” in various ways, from wearing glasses to being on a wheelchair, as well as other wacky examples that all give out a positive message about embracing diversity and individual expression.

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