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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!

Scientist, Scientist, Who Do You See? A Scientific Parody

Scientist, Scientist, Who Do You See? A Scientific Parody

Author: Chris Ferrie Format: Board book Release Date: 03/02/2020

Meet Maud the Koala

Meet Maud the Koala

Author: J. E. Morris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2020

Llama Llama Hide & Seek A Lift-the-Flap Book

Llama Llama Hide & Seek A Lift-the-Flap Book

Author: Anna Dewdney Format: Board book Release Date: 01/02/2020

Boxitects

Boxitects

Author: ,Kim Smith Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2020

A STEAM-centered, adorably illustrated picture book about Meg, a brilliant and creative boxitect who creates extraordinary things out of ordinary cardboard boxes. Meg is a brilliant and creative boxitect. She loves impressing her teacher and classmates with what she makes out of boxes. But there's a new kid at Maker School: Simone. Simone is good at everything, and worst of all, she's a boxitect too. When the annual Maker Match is held, Meg and Simone are paired as a team but can't seem to stop arguing. When their extraordinary project turns into a huge disaster, they must find a way to join creative forces, lift each other up, and work together.

Let's Build

Let's Build

Author: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2020

The construction crew needs your help with their latest project! Tilt, tap, spin, and clap to demolish an old building, pour cement, and more in this sturdy, interactive picture book. Help the construction crew build a new park! They'll need you to take charge of the wrecking ball, dig with an excavator, empty a dump truck, and plant some new greenery. Can you tilt the book to swing the wrecking ball? Use your strong arm to help dig? Point the animals to where the trees need planting? At the end of the day, celebrate your hard work with all the members of the critter crew!

A Basket Full of Figs

A Basket Full of Figs

Author: Ori Elon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2020

I plant a fig, I plant a gift. For children, for the coming generations.' When the Emperor Hadrian gallops into the village, its inhabitants hide in fear. All except one. An old man, almost one hundred years old, comes outside to plant a fig tree. Hadrian stops his horse. What are you doing?' he asks the old man. That tree is so small and you are so old!? Surely you won't live long enough to eat its fruit!' The old man responds: if I don't then my children will'. Three years later, Hadrian returns. Meeting the old man again, he is shocked to see that the tree has grown and it is covered in figs. The old man's prophecy of gifts for future generations has come true. Recreating one of the Midrash's most beautiful tales, A Basket of Figs teaches the importance of caring for the environment and consideration for our fellow human beings. Ori Alon's enchanting storytelling and Menahem Halberstadt's stunning illustrations bring this wise fable to life on the page, to inspire and delight young readers.

Long-haired Cat-boy Cub

Long-haired Cat-boy Cub

Author: Etgar Keret Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/01/2020

Fly, Fly Again

Fly, Fly Again

Author: Katie Jaffe, Buzz Aldrin, Jennifer Lawson Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2020

Fly, Fly Again is a clever and charming story about Jenny, a child who dreams of flying. After years of tinkering in makeshift laboratories and studying the mechanics of flight with her pet Hawk, Jenny builds a plane-only to crash into the yard of her skateboarding neighbour, Jude, and his pet Cheetah. Working with Jude, Jenny successfully learns how to build and fly her plane. This unique story includes lessons about problem solving, teamwork, and determination as well as family-friendly information about the basics of aeronautical engineering like lift, drift, and more!

Joombetto and Matilda

Joombetto and Matilda

Author: Arianna Milesi Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2020

Animals live in a world that is free of these thoughts. Now, in our story, a flamingo and a frog are cousins. Isn't that beautiful? Our children are very familiar with animal stories, but these classic fairy tales implant so many prejudices in our children. Let's knock down these prejudices together. We are setting off on a journey of extraordinary animal friendships. The new century needs new fairy tales because change is everywhere. Our main goal is to make reading a fun activity. Helping us to achieve this goal are the wonderful animals in our books, and you, our readers' parents. Together, we can tell stories that teach our children far more than can be found in a book that is strictly educational. Children like reading the same book again and again. At Dixi Books, we are publishing stories that you will also enjoy reading again. Every time you turn a page, new discoveries are there to be made.

I'm King of the Jungle

I'm King of the Jungle

Author: Caroline Emily Mobwete Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2020

Tony may be a mouse but he is more than his small size. Unfortunately nobody else seems to believe him! Travel with him in the jungle as he embarks on a trek and visits all sorts of extraordinary animals. See all the wildlife and count with him as he explores, going deeper and deeper until he meets the reigning King - the lion! Who really will be King of the Jungle?

We Catch the Bus

We Catch the Bus

Author: Katie Abey Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/01/2020

Choose your favourite vehicle and LET'S GO! Join all the busy animals as they zoom around in every kind of vehicle you can imagine, vibrantly illustrated by the talented Katie Abey. Is that a cheeky monkey flying a plane? And did I see a llama riding a scooter? And there's a whole pack of animals catching that bus. All the animals are on the move in their favourite vehicles, zipping by in their own hilarious way. Travel across airports, race through city streets in fire engines and drive around building sites. Wherever you're going today ... tell us how it should be done! We Catch the Bus invites children to choose their favourite vehicles and how they like to travel over 12 spreads, packed with animals driving cars, buses, diggers, spacecraft, bikes, ships, scooters and more. With interactive speech bubbles and hilarious shout outs, this hilarious follow-up to We Wear Pants and We Eat Bananas is perfect for fans of You Choose and Just Imagine and kids who love to be on the move.