Equalities and Diversity Picture Books

Here is a link to recommended Equality and Diversity Picture Books for use ion classrooms. There are also lesson plans available on the highland Literacy Blog.


Highland Council’s Equalities Improvement Group and LGBTI+ sub-group have published a series of lesson plans in December 2017 to support the development of Equality and Diversity across the curriculum. 18 picture books have been selected; for each picture book there have been lessons created for Early – Fourth Levels (Curriculum for Excellence) driven by the Literacy and English and Health and Wellbeing Experiences and Outcomes.

Click each of the book cover image below to download the lesson plan for each book.

The Great Big Book of Families
King and King The Sissy Duckling
And Tango Makes Three Red Jacob’s New Dress
Malala and Iqbal 10,000 Dresses The Dot
Daddy, Papa, and Me Mommy, Mama, and Me The Paper Bag Princess
My Princess Boy William’s Doll Whoever You Are
The Invisible Boy

I Have the Right to Be a Child

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

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