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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!

Big Ideas for Little Philosophers: Imagination with Descartes

Big Ideas for Little Philosophers: Imagination with Descartes

Author: Duane Armitage, Maureen McQuerry Format: Board book Release Date: 15/10/2020

Answering life's big questions for little children, this board book explains Descartes' beliefs about imagination and empathy in a simple, accessible way. Even little children can become philosophers by asking big questions about the world around them. Descartes believed that the ability to imagine is what makes us our true selves. In Imagination with Descartes, this idea is explained for the youngest thinkers, from the uniqueness of imagination to understanding other people's point of view. This book will inspire little ones to have exciting thoughts and conversations about these big ideas. 'A philosopher is a person who loves wisdom. Wisdom means knowing things that help you live better and be happy.'

Santa Jaws

Santa Jaws

Author: Mark Sperring Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2020

Welcome to Santa's grotto, little fishes, please come in, And meet the real-life Santa Klaus, It's really, really him! Deep beneath the shimmering blue sea, it's almost Christmas Eve, and Shelly the shark is VERY excited. She puts on her Santa suit and turns her cave into a festive Christmas grotto. Then she waits for all the little fishes to come in. They seem strangely reluctant . . . But Sid the squid thinks all his Christmases have come at once! Will Sid get taken in by Shark's Santa disguise - or will he be in for a big surprise? A hilarious underwater Christmas romp from the creators of Mince Spies.

Dinosong

Dinosong

Author: Tim McCanna Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2020

The Land Before Time meets Eric Carle in this delightful read-aloud featuring melodious and spare (USA TODAY) language by master storyteller Tim McCanna. Follow a triceratops, a sauropod, and an ankylosaur on a prehistoric adventure filled with sights and sounds identified by playful onomatopoeia. Chip. Chop. Flip. Flop. Shatter. Scatter. Smack. Vibrant illustrations and crisp, fun language make this the perfect read-aloud, and backmatter about rock types and more inform curious readers about the world dinosaurs lived in.

Ollie's Lost Kitten

Ollie's Lost Kitten

Author: Nicola Killen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2020

A spectacular autumnal adventure, with striking illustrations, cutouts and foil inside.

Ollie's Lost Kitten

Ollie's Lost Kitten

Author: Nicola Killen Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2020

A spectacular autumnal adventure, with striking illustrations, cutouts and foil inside.

Daddy Daughter Day

Daddy Daughter Day

Author: Isabelle Bridges Boesch, Jeff Bridges Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2020

Who's Your Real Mum?

Who's Your Real Mum?

Author: Bernadette Green Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2020

A beautifully illustrated story, written with a light and humorous touch, that celebrates nontraditional families and captures exactly what lies at the heart of family life - love. 'Elvi, which one is your mum?' 'They're both my mum.' 'But which one's your real mum?' When Nicholas wants to know which of Elvi's two mums is her real mum, she gives him lots of clues. Her real mum is a circus performer, and a pirate, and she even teaches spiders the art of web. But Nicholas still can't work it out! Luckily, Elvi knows just how to explain it to her friend.

This Thing Called Life

This Thing Called Life

Author: ,Christian Borstlap Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2020

What is life? It's constantly moving, growing, reproducing, and dying. It's happening now, all the time, and it's everywhere around us. From little helicopter seed pods that float through the air to blue whales in the ocean, the world is filled with all different types of odd and familiar kinds of life. This whimsical picture book helps young readers see the connections between all living things. Author and illustrator Christian Borstlap's furry, feathery, smooth, and spiky creatures crawl, eat, growl, fly, and interact with one another. While most of his creations are imaginary animals, they all depict real things that organisms must do to survive and thrive. Bold and quirky illustrations tug at kids' imaginations and help demonstrate complex concepts that can be hard to put into words. The book leaves lots of room for discussion and for new discoveries with each reading.

Move The Crowd

Move The Crowd

Author: Eric Barrier, William Griffin Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2020

Oh, The Things We're For

Oh, The Things We're For

Author: Innosanto Nagara Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2020

We Got The Beat

We Got The Beat

Author: Charlotte Caffey Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2020

These Boots Are Made For Walkin'

These Boots Are Made For Walkin'

Author: Lee Hazlewood Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2020