Friendship, Loneliness & Isolation
The Bear Who Stared by Duncan Beedie
This humorous book about a socially awkward bear is great for showing children how they could try to make friends.
Beyond the Fence by Maria Gulemetova
Thomas thinks he knows what's best for his friend Piggy and orders him around. Piggy becomes sad until he meets a wild pig, who helps him show what true friendship really means.
"Alone" from "Days with Frog and Toad" by Arnold Lobel
One morning Toad goes to Frog's house to visit him nd finds a note on the door that says that Frog wants to be alone. Toad worries that Frog is very sad or doesn't want to be his friend anymore.
Hug Me by Simona Ciraolo
Felipe the cactus needs to be hugged, but his family do not like to hug. So he goes looking for someone who does.
Hug by Jez Alborough
Bobo needs a hug and searches for someone to hug when he can't find his mother.
The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig
Brian seems invisible to all of his classmates and his teacher, until one day he makes a friend.