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Picture books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Picture books category. Presented with a red border are the Picture books books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Picture books books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

I Like the Snow

I Like the Snow

Author: Sarah Nelson Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/03/2021

Lyrical, rhyming text and playful, hand-painted illustrations invite young readers to share in the beauty of swirling snow. Includes educational STEM endmatter about snow and how it helps humans and the earth.

I Like the Wind

I Like the Wind

Author: Sarah Nelson Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/03/2021

Lyrical, rhyming text and playful, hand-painted illustrations invite young readers to share in the mystery of the whistling wind. Includes educational STEM endmatter about wind and how it helps humans and the earth.

I Like the Rain

I Like the Rain

Author: Sarah Nelson Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/03/2021

Lyrical, rhyming text and playful, hand-painted illustrations invite young readers to share in the rhythm of the rushing rain. Includes educational STEM endmatter about rain and how it helps humans and the earth.

I Like the Sun

I Like the Sun

Author: Sarah Nelson Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/03/2021

Lyrical, rhyming text and playful, hand-painted illustrations invite young readers to share in the warmth of the shining sun. Includes educational STEM endmatter about the sun and how it helps humans and the earth.

Wilbur Wright Meets Lady Liberty

Wilbur Wright Meets Lady Liberty

Author: Robert Burleigh Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/03/2021

Wide Big World

Wide Big World

Author: Maxine Beneba Clarke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/03/2021

Difference is everywhere, just look and see. This whole-wide-big-world is wondrous-unique. A gorgeous picture book about our diverse and wonderful world from award-winning author Maxine Beneba Clarke and illustrator Isobel Knowles. PRAISE FOR THE PATCHWORK BIKE 'Like all the best writing, The Patchwork Bike asks more questions than it answers, making it a great conversation starter to learn more about other cultures, but it's also a delightful picture book for kids aged three and up that depicts the universal joy that riding a bike bestows.' - Books+Publishing 'This is a wonderfully fast-moving picture book that celebrates the rebellious, the inventive and the just plain entertaining spirit of kids who are left to, rather than on their own devices.' - Picture Book Perusal

Monkey Mind

Monkey Mind

Author: Rebecca J. Palmer Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/03/2021

Sing a Song of Bottoms!

Sing a Song of Bottoms!

Author: Jeanne Willis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2021

Join Jeanne Willis in the funniest talent show ever. In a fabulous rhyming text, meet bears with baggy bottoms, pigs with perky pinky ones and peacocks who love to put theirs on display. Perfect for reading aloud and guaranteed to cause fits of giggles, one thing's for sure - whoever is the winner, bottoms are top! From the dynamic duo behind Bottoms Up!

Humble And Kind

Humble And Kind

Author: Lori McKenna Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/03/2021

The Song of the Tree

The Song of the Tree

Author: Coralie Bickford-Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2021

'Heart-warming ... a celebration of the world around us at a time when we need it the most' Creative Review Bird loves to sing in the towering tree at the heart of the jungle. It feels like home. When the season changes she must say goodbye, but she isn't ready to let go. Award-winning designer Coralie Bickford-Smith takes us on a lyrical and enchanting journey with Bird and her animal friends. Exploring vibrant woodlands and magical night-time skies, we fly with Bird through every page and learn the story of the tree and what will happen when it is time for Bird to go. Beautifully illustrated and lovingly told, The Song of the Tree speaks to the universal search for belonging and reminds us of the importance of community, friendship and the natural world. 'Exquisite ... vivid ... each page feels alive' Observer 'Wonderful, poetic ... a beautiful telling of a universal theme' Julia Eccleshare, LoveReading

Richard Scarry's Peasant Pig and the Terrible Dragon

Richard Scarry's Peasant Pig and the Terrible Dragon

Author: Richard Scarry Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2021

Richard Scarry's beloved Busylande meets the Middle Ages - and the result is a joyful reworked fairy tale starring knights on horseback, wandering minstrels, intrepid peasants, a beautiful princess and a frightening dragon! Busylande is a very busy, happy kingdom - until a roaring dragon kidnaps Princess Lily. Who will save her? The knights do try, but everything goes wrong. Now it's all up to Peasant Pig and Lowly Worm . . . but they've not faced a challenge like this - ever!

Supertato: Bubbly Troubly

Supertato: Bubbly Troubly

Author: Sue Hendra, Paul Linnet Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2021

It is night-time in the supermarket, and it's the veggies' weekly bath. But...what's this? SOMEONE has been meddling with the bubble bath and that can only lead to one thing: BUBBLY TROUBLY! Are Supertato and the veggies all washed up? Or can they clear the aisles and POP that pea back where he belongs? Find out in Supertato's newest, irresistible laugh-out-loud adventure! Other Supertato stories: Supertato Supertato: Veggies Assemble Supertato: Run, Veggies, Run! Supertato: Evil Pea Rules Supertato: Veggies in the Valley of Doom Supertato: Carnival Catastro-Pea Other Supertato books: Supertato Sticker Activity Book Supertato Super Squad (shaped board book; coming October 2020) Selected other titles by Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet: Barry the Fish with Fingers Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell Keith the Cat with the Magic Hat Doug the Bug that went Boing! I Need a Wee! No-Bot the Robot with No Bottom No-Bot the Robot's New Bottom