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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!

Dogger

Dogger

Author: Shirley Hughes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/11/1993

Winner of the 1977 Kate Greenaway Medal and the 1980 Dutch Silver Pencil Award, this is the story of Dave and his beloved Dogger and how Dogger was lost and finally found again. The author also wrote Helpers, Moving Molly, Sally's Secret and Up and Up.

Snow-White

Snow-White

Author: Josephine Poole Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/11/1993

Mirror, mirror on the wall, Who is the fairest of us all?' the mirror answered, 'Queen, you are full fair, 'tis true, But Snow White is fairer than you.' When the wicked queen orders a huntsman to take Snow White into the forest, kill her and bring back her heart as proof, he is so taken by her beauty that he spares her. Venturing into the depths of the forest, Snow White finds a little house belonging to a family of dwarves who take her in. However, when the queen discovers that Snow White is still alive she is furious and again takes up her mission to do away with fairest maiden in the land. This is a fresh and enchanting retelling of a classic children's story with breath-taking illustrations.

Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish

Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish

Author: Michael Foreman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/1993

Dinosaurs have taken over the Earth! They're stomping and stamping all over the place. Young readers will love finding out why in this classic environmental tale from best-selling author/illustrator Michael Foreman. A fable for our time, and as relevant today as it was when it was first published in 1972.

Toliver's Secret

Toliver's Secret

Author: Esther Wood Brady Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/10/1993

Floss

Floss

Author: Kim Lewis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/09/1993

A delightful paperback version of a much loved picture book classic! Floss lives in the city and loves to go to the park and play ball with the children. But her owner's son is a farmer and needs a new sheepdog, so the border collie moves to a Northumberland farm and must learn how to round up the sheep. Children will love hearing about the rural adventures of Floss in this stunning picture book.

The Whales' Song

The Whales' Song

Author: Dyan Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/09/1993

Lily's grandmother tells her all about the mysterious whales out in the bay, and Lily longs to hear their magical song. Gary Blythe's richly evocative artwork creates an incredibly atmospheric world for a timeless tale of wildlife and wonder. This stunning, award-winning picture book has been refreshed and redesigned in a new edition, making it perfect for a new generation to share and fall in love with.

Mog on Fox Night

Mog on Fox Night

Author: Judith Kerr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/09/1993

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Author: Michael Rosen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/09/1993

For brave hunters and bear-lovers, the classic chant-aloud by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury. Follow and join in the family's excitement as they wade through the grass, splash through the river and squelch through the mud in search of a bear. What a surprise awaits them in the cave on the other side of the dark forest!

Angry Arthur

Angry Arthur

Author: Hiawyn Oram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/09/1993

When Arthur gets very angry, strange things start to happen. Exploding thunder, typhoons and hurricanes take Arthur on a very peculiar journey. This book won the 1993 Mother Goose Award.

Sasha and the Wiggly Tooth

Sasha and the Wiggly Tooth

Author: Rhea Tregebov Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/1993

The Big Baby

The Big Baby

Author: Anthony Browne Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/08/1993

Hairy Maclary's Showbusiness

Hairy Maclary's Showbusiness

Author: Lynley Dodd Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/07/1993

In Riverside Hall on Cabbage Tree Row, the Cat Club were having their Annual Show . . . When Hairy Maclary bounces and pounces his way into the cat show, his flustering and blustering bring a very unexpected result . . . Another rollicking, rhyming adventure with Hairy Maclary (from Donaldson's Dairy) and friends!