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The Worries:  Shara and the Really Big Sleepover - Cover

The Worries: Shara and the Really Big Sleepover

Author and illustrator: Jion Sheibani

When her mum goes on holiday for a few days, Shara starts to worry about EVERYTHING! She worries about her mum, her little brother Keita, staying with her granddad for the first time, and about school. This book is a great conversation starter about separation anxiety, with energetic and funny illustrations that enliven the story.

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  • Under-represented voice
  • Black representation
  • Disabled representation
  • Diverse cast
  • South Asian representation
  • East and Southeast Asian representation
  • LGBTQIA+ representation
  • Single parent
  • Challenges gender stereotypes
  • Female lead