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MOVING HOUSE

       
 

Where's Jamela? - DALY, N

A story set in a South African township about Jamela and her mother moving house.  Jamela finds that although some things are different in her new house, some things stay exactly the same.

Frances Lincoln

2004

9781845070311

4+

My Cat Charlie - EDWARDS, B

A little girl loves her cat, but realises that she must leave him in the country when she moves to a flat in the city, so they can both make new friends.

Bloomsbury

2000

9780747544654

3+

I want that room!  - GREEN, J

Two young children move house and the book looks at their feelings and experiences.

Hodder

2000

9780750225052

3+

A New Room for William - GRINDLEY, S

A reassuring story about a new home with Mum after the parents' separation, and about making a new friend.

Bloomsbury

2000

9780747544890

4+

Moving Molly - HUGHES, S

Molly and her family live in a flat in town with no garden.  They move to a house with a garden.  Although Molly misses the old flat she soon finds some new interests.

Bodley Head

1978

9780370301259

3+

Boomer's Big Day - MCGEORGE, C W

Boomer the dog is puzzled by the activity caused by a house move.  He finds that he feels happier when he meets new friends and has his own toys nearby.

Chronicle Books

1994

9780811805261

5+

Moving House with Teddy Bear - MCQUADE, J

Moving house through the eyes of a teddy bear.  He is sad to move, but when he arrives at the new house, it is all very exciting.

David Bennett

2000

9781856023641

2+

Moving house - MURPHY, P

A simple look at the issues surrounding moving house.  Looks at practicalities as well as emotions relating to the stressful time.

Heinemann

2007

9780431907864

3+

Letang's new friend -  NAIDOO, B

Letang moves to England from Botswana with her parents.  When she starts school she feels lonely until she makes friends with Julie.

Longman

1994

9780582121546

4+

The Stone Mouse - NIMMO, J

The stone mouse is special - it can talk!  It manages to understand Ted's anger where the rest of the family has failed and knows he is upset that his friend is moving away whilst he is on holiday.  Once his parents know what is wrong they reassure him and resolve the situation.

Walker

1994

9780744531862

6+

I Want To Go Home! - ROSS, T

The Little Princess doesn’t want to move house and is not happy, but when Mum takes her to the old castle, the new owners have changed it and the Princess realises where her home really is now.

Andersen Press

2009

9781842707159

3+

A New Home for Tiger - STIMSON, J

A simple story which conveys the mixture of feelings experienced when moving.  Nicely resolved when tiger realises that  'home' means more than just a building.

Scholastic

1996

9780590541947

4+

 
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