Books to build empathy: Reading list and activities for ages 5-11 years
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Author Malorie Blackman once described reading as ‘an exercise in empathy’ and we agree, so we’ve curated some of the books we think best help children to develop empathy and respect for others.


Suitable for ages 3-6


Beegu is not supposed to be on Earth. She is lost. She is a friendly little creature, but the Earth People don’t seem very welcoming at all. However, so far she has only met the BIG ones. The little ones are a different matter…

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