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Average: 4.9 (15 votes)

An uplifting and entertaining film based on a true story of an unlikely relationship which highlights the very best of human nature.  The reciprocal compassion and non-judgemental attitude between the carer and the cared for are inspiring.

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A powerful, moving and inspiring account of two ultumately intertwining lives.

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Willy is a lonely chimpanzee living in a world of intimidating-looking gorillas, until one day he literally bumps into a gentle giant, Hugh Jape, and thus begins an exceptional and charming friendship.

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"I never had a brain until Freak came along and let me borrow his for a while, and that's the truth, the whole truth." This is the first line hook from a whopper of a book.

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After a terrible row, three friends , Cat, Duck and Squirrel, learn how to compromise and cooperate just in time to save their friendship (not to mention their supper) .

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'Two Monsters' is writer-illustrator David McKee's darkly funny take on war and diplomacy, told via the tale of two monsters arguing over who's right whilst laying waste to the mountain they lean on. Small children will get the joke right away.

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Truth and Beauty is lifted above most memoirs by Ann Patchett’s unselfishness; she is writing a book that tells her own story, but frequently steps aside to offer the full spotlight to her friend, the magical, difficult Lucy Grealy, author of ‘Autobiography of a Face.’ Lucy Grealy, who died at th

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The film, the short documentary Facing Fear, was nominated for an Academy Award in 2014. It tells the story of Matthew Boger, who was thrown out of his home as a teenager for being gay.

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Despite the precious title and aura of icky Victoriana, Burnett’s heroine Sara Crewe is actually a feisty little creature with a bit of a temper, fire in her veins and a huge imagination.

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Pete, an alligator who thinks that he is a flamingo, worries when he begins to notice the differences between him and his flamingo friends. Then  Pete discovers he's not just another flamingo—and he learns what it means to fit in with friends

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