The Hug can be read from front-to-back (from Hedgehog’s point of view) or back-to-front (from Tortoise’s point of view). While We Can't Hug is about showing how we love each other during social distancing in the Covid-19 pandemic
Arthur Wants a Balloon is about a child’s experience of living with a parent who is suffering from depression. Maia and the Very Tall Wall is about a child’s own journey of feeling trapped and learning to break down barriers.
a festive post featuring some incredible new Christmas illustrated books as well as some classics re-told
Coming to England: An Inspiring True Story Celebrating the Windrush Generation written by Baroness Floella Benjamin and illustrated by Diane Ewen.
The Good Bear by Sarah Lean (with illustrations by Fiona Woodcock) recalls the story of a young girl on a visit to Norway to see her estranged father, where she meets and befriends a big friendly bear.
I am delighted to be featuring The Bear and the Piano trilogy written and illustrated by the phenomenal, David Litchfield. In the last chapter of bear’s musical adventure, The Bear, the Piano, and Little Bear’s Concert, Bear’s best concert days are behind him and he is now a father.
The Spots and the Dots can be read front-to-back (from the point of view of the Spots) or back-to-front (from the point of view of the Dots). Both the Spots and the Dots have grown up fearing each other to be “bad through and through”.
Five brilliant picture books and board books on the theme of kindness, that have been published during this pandemic.
Gertie is the littlest yak and wants to grow up NOW. She wants bigness and tallness because smallness is good for nothing.
This sensory board book for babies, encourages clapping whilst reminding them of the best of lockdown – community spirit and gratitude for our key workers. For every sale of Clap Hand for Key Workers, 35p will be donated to NHS Charities Together.
Dog has always wanted a little boy. It’s a shame Dog didn’t get to pick which little boy he had, but it doesn’t matter because Dog likes his boy. This is a book for dogs. And dog lovers, but mainly for the dogs – dog owners can just read it to them. Finally, dogs are getting to tell THEIR story from THEIR perspective.
From the author of The Misadventures of Frederick, Ben Manley, comes yet another unique and original picture book, Albert Talbot: Master of Disguise, illustrated by Aurélie Guillerey.
Spot a globetrotting penguin in this gorgeously illustrated guide to 28 of the world’s most vibrant and diverse cities
Meet the Dream Team! Turning nightmares into incredible adventures!
Erika finds herself stranded in the Dreamscape along with a mob of hungry Heebie Jeebies. Can Erika overcome her worries and get home, or will she be trapped forever?
A Doll for Grandma, offers a way to start a conversation with children who are experiencing a loved one developing memory loss.
This colourful, crunchy cloth book offers a range of sensory experiences whilst introducing babies to the familiar faces of Mummy, Daddy and Baby.
Mum is trying to get Billy ready for nursery but they are running very late! Can Mum finally get Billy to nursery and will she remember the most important thing of all?
Finn loves his dog, Comet, they do everything together. But when Comet gets sick and has to stay with the vet, Finn finds himself all alone and can only hope for the best.
Sisters Siba and Saba are ALWAYS losing things. In fact, they’ve lost so many things that they dream about the things they’ve lost. Until one night, they dream about something else, something much more powerful than things lost in the past.