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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!

You Matter

You Matter

Author: Christian Robinson Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

Perfect for fans of Jon Klassen, this sensitive and impactful picture book about seeing the world from different points of view, from award-winning author-illustrator Christian Robinson. In this bright and beautiful picture book, many different perspectives around the world are deftly and empathetically explored - from a pair of bird-watchers to the pigeons they're feeding, from the hugest dinosaur to the tiniest fly. Young readers will be drawn into the luminous illustrations inviting them to engage with the world in a new way and see how everyone is connected and that everyone matters.

How to Get a Daddy to Sleep

How to Get a Daddy to Sleep

Author: Amy Parker Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

Dance Like a Flamingo

Dance Like a Flamingo

Author: Moira Butterfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

Learn how to move and groove like the animals do with this bright, fun and silly book aimed at younger readers to engage them in movement! Scuttle sideways like a crab, leap like a lemur, and waggle dance like a bumble bee. Meet a collection of animals from around the world and discover how they move, and why. The book features a different creature on each spread, along with step-by-step actions to help the kids move just like the animal. The perfect book to read aloud one-to-one, or as a fun activity to engage a group of young children and get them stretching, hopping, wriggling and jumping!

101 Spooky Bums

101 Spooky Bums

Author: Sam Harper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2020

A laugh-out-loud rhyming picture book, featuring 101 super spooky Halloween bums! Spooky bum Hooty bum Hairy bum Scary bum! Find monster bums, ghost bums, vampire bums, witch bums, werewolf bums, skeleton bums and much, MUCH more in this fun-filled celebration of Halloween - with a spooktacular party finale! A bouncy read-aloud text and hilarious illustrations will get every child (and grown-up) giggling!

How To Get A Mommy To Sleep

How To Get A Mommy To Sleep

Author: Amy Parker Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

I Love My Daddy

I Love My Daddy

Author: Giles Andreae Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2020

'I love my daddy, yes I do. He's very kind - and funny too.' Playing, cooking, singing, snuggling . . . Spend special time with Dad in this joyful, rhyming picture book, brimming with love, silliness and even pages to personalise! With a gentle, rhyming story and bold, bright illustrations, this is the perfect celebration of the special relationship between father and child - perfect for sharing on Father's Day and all year round! From the bestselling author of Giraffes Can't Dance, Giles Andreae. With a super shiny finish and extra special pages at the back for every child to personalise for their own daddy! 'Simple but touching' - Daily Mail A Sunday Times Top-Ten Bestseller!

Every Color of Light

Every Color of Light

Author: Hiroshi Osada Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2020

By employing landscapes in lieu of human or animal characters, Osada and Arai ask readers to look-really look-at the rain, the way the changing weather transforms the visible spectrum, and the magnificence of the night sky, phenomena all too often unseen in a hurry-up world. The result is a story that sharpens the senses and quiets the soul. -STARRED REVIEW, Publishers Weekly Gentle and lyrical, Every Color of Light is a bedtime story told by the elements. Every Color of Light opens on a lush, green forest in the rain. Illustrated by the masterful Ryoji Arai, the calm is shattered when the wind picks up and lightning cuts the sky. Yet out of this turbulence, the day blooms bright, the flowers open, and raindrops roll and drip down to the forest floor. The sun sets. The moon rises, and in a pool of water we see its reflection. We go to sleep with the forest, sinking into the pool, into the calm reflection of the moon. Harmonizing our human experience to the natural world, Arai invites the reader to hold imaginative space for our oneness with the natural world.

Marney's Mix Up

Marney's Mix Up

Author: Jane Rushmore Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2020

Beautiful Girl

Beautiful Girl

Author: Christiane Northrup Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2020

Beautiful Girl presents this simple but important message: that to be born a girl is a very special thing and carries with it magical gifts and powers that must be recognized and nurtured. Through these empowering words and illustrations, little girls will learn how their bodies are perfect just the way they are, the importance of treating themselves with gentle care and how changes are just a part of growing up. It's every little girl's birthright to have the deep and unshakable belief that her body is beautiful and contains powerful creative magic. Knowing this will set the stage for her physical and mental health throughout her life. Now available as a gift hardcover edition with a beautiful new cover, and with the addition of bonus meditations read by Dr Northrup. This is Dr Northrup's only children's book, co-written by New York Times bestselling author Kristina Tracy and colourfully and elegantly illustrated by Aurelie Blanz.

Malina's Jam

Malina's Jam

Author: Svetla Radivoeva Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2020

Let's Play sticker activity book

Let's Play sticker activity book

Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/09/2020

Bing and his friends love to play. Join them in this sticker activity book, packed with games, activities and fun! Use your stickers to help Bing to play musical statues, finish his jigsaw, make eggy heads, build sandcastles and much more. Playing... it's a Bing thing!

Inside Your Outside!

Inside Your Outside!

Author: Tish Rabe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/09/2020

From the top of your head to the tips of your toes Learn all about health from a cool cat who knows! In this delightful book, Dr. Seuss' famous Cat in the Hat explains to young readers all the different ways to stay healthy. This title and others form part of a series of books that takes an off-beat look at nature and natural sciences through a fun combination of Seussian rhymes and zany illustrations. Aimed at early readers - from four to seven year olds - the books are designed to bridge the gap between concept books written for preschoolers and more formal non fiction titles that require fluent reading skills. By presenting the facts in a lively and rhythmic manner, they provide the critical foundation upon which complex facts and ideas can eventually be built.