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If you liked Now by Morris Gleitzman

Try these books about war: 

once
Once
Morris Gleitzman

frank_diary
The diary of a young girl
Anne Frank

striped_pyjamas
The boy in the striped pyjamas
John Boyne 

silversword
The silver sword
Ian Serralier 

Friend_or_Foe
Friend or foe
Michael Morpurgo 

 savingzasha
Saving Zasha
Randi Barrow 

hanassuitcase
Hana’s suitcase
Karen Levine 

heroonabicycle
Hero on a bicycle
Shirley Hughes 

 boyne_stay
Stay where you are and then leave
John Boyne

Try these books about children overcoming challenges:

oranges
Oranges in no man’s land
Elizabeth Laird

breadwinner
The breadwinner
Deborah Ellis

christophesstory
Christophe’s story
Nicki Cornwell 

wonder
Wonder
R.J. Palacio

longestwhalesong
The longest whale song
Jacqueline Wilson

thief
Thief
Malorie Blackman 

tr8r
Traitor
Pete Johnson

piranhas
The boy who swam
with piranhas
David Almond

lostface
The boy who lost his face
Louis Sachar 

Try these funny books:

toadrage
Toad rage
Morris Gleitzman

billionaire_boy
Billionaire boy
David Walliams

bignate
The boy with the biggest
head in the world (Big Nate)

Lincoln Peirce 

donutdiaries
The donut diaries
Anthony McGowan

trainparents
How to train your parents
Pete Johnson

giggler
The Giggler treatment
Roddy Doyle 

 

If you liked The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Try these similar books: 

youmebigbluesea
You, me and the big blue sea
Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick 

TheGruffalo
The Gruffalo
Julia Donaldson 

SharingShell 
Sharing a shell
Julia Donaldson 

owlpussycat
The owl and the pussycat
Edward Lear and Ian Beck 

catchstar
How to catch a star
Oliver Jeffers 

tiddler 
Tiddler
Julia Donaldson 

misterseahorse
Mister Seahorse
Eric Carle 

littlebeauty
Little Beauty
Anthony Browne 

stormwhale
The storm whale
Benji Davies  

dinosaursgalore
Dinosaurs galore
Giles Andreae 

chimpanzees
The chimpanzees of Happytown
Giles Andreae 

bearcave
The bear in the cave
Michael Rosen  

fidgetyfish
Fidgety Fish
Ruth Galloway 

smileshark
Smiley Shark
Ruth Galloway 

themouseholecat
The Mousehole cat
Antonia Barber