A New Room For William (Bloomsbury Paperbacks)
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A New Room For William (Bloomsbury Paperbacks)

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'Sally Grindley excels in stories that extend a child's emotional experience without becoming sentimental or precious' The Scotsman When William moves house he does not like his new room. He does not like his new garden and he wants to go back to his old house. But moving is always hard and William's mum persuades him that he would feel much better if he helped choose the...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published July 23rd 2001 by Bloomsbury Children's Books (first published 2000)
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Tyra Pickens
William is like any other child who finds himself in the middle of a divorce. Fortunately, even though both of his parents had to move to new houses, he slowly finds comfort in the new home with his mom. His mother's gentle nature helps William to adjust to his new environment. At the beginning of the book, he is sad and wants to be alone, but after his mom convinces him to pick out new wallpaper for his room, his excitement soars and before you know it, he's found a friend and some great reason...more
Juliette
B always finds the most interesting books at the library.
This one is about a boy who's parents have divorced and he is having some issues with his new home. Too many things are different and he wants them to go back to the way they used to be. One day mom takes him out and lets him pick out his room decorations, and he and his mother put up dinosaurs all over his room. He loves his new room and is even making a new friend next door.
This book is recommended for young children who's parents are di...more
The Styling Librarian
Really enjoyed this book. Beautiful illustrations with collage mixed in. Cute self discovery that came from moving in addition to the child dealing with all the emotions of not wanting to move and not wanting to adjust to a new place... Great one to share when approaching the idea of moving.
Diane
To ease the trauma of moving to a new house, featuring dinosaurs.
Kristin Sprague
I remember when I got my own room in our new house.
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