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Picture storybooks

See below for a selection of the latest books from Picture storybooks category. Presented with a red border are the Picture storybooks 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 storybooks books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Pick a Pine Tree

Pick a Pine Tree

Author: Patricia Toht Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

A magical new gift edition of this bestselling festive story, with a full page Christmas tree pop at the end. A brand new edition of Jarvis and Patricia Toht's beautiful, irresistible Christmas gift book that all begins with ... picking a pine tree! Brimming over with the excitement of being with family at the festive season, a gorgeously rhythmical, read-aloud narrative accompanied by warm, joyful art celebrates all the familiar rituals of decorating the tree - from digging out jam-packed boxes of trimmings, stringing tinsel, to, at last, turning on those twinkly fairy lights.

The Tall Man and the Small Mouse

The Tall Man and the Small Mouse

Author: Mara Bergman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2019

On a tall hill, in a tall house, lived a tall man and a small mouse... All day long, the Tall Man does tall things that need doing, like picking apples and untangling swings and fixing all the broken things. But, one day, the huge town clock simply stops TICKING and TOCKING and DINGING! Whatever will the Tall Man do? However hard he tries, he just doesn't have a clue! Perhaps now is just the right time for the perfect little friend to come along? From Mara Bergman and Birgitta Sif, creator of Oliver and Frances Dean Who Loved to Dance and Dance, comes an enchanting new story of friendship and teamwork; a modern fable of little and large.

There's a Dinosaur on the 13th Floor

There's a Dinosaur on the 13th Floor

Author: Wade Bradford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2019

Welcome to the Sharemore Hotel, said the porter. You must be Mr Snore. Let me show you to your room... Mr Snore checks into a hotel room, only to discover that the room is already occupied - by a mouse! So the porter moves Mr Snore up a floor to a new room. Alas, that room seems to be occupied by a fuzzy critter, too. Up thirteen floors, one floor at a time, Mr Snore gets moved and moved again until the porter has run out of options for his guest. Why? Because there is absolutely no way anyone should EVER go to the top floor, the 13th floor, in the hope of finding room and rest...

Wolf in the Snow

Wolf in the Snow

Author: Matthew Cordell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2019

Winner of the 2018 Caldecott Medal A girl is lost in a snowstorm. A wolf cub is lost, too. How will they find their way home? Pictures rich with feeling tell this satisfying story of friendship and trust. Here is a book set on a wintry night that will spark imaginations and warm hearts, from award-winning author and illustrator Matthew Cordell. Beautifully paced....ultimately reassuring. Wall Street Journal Caught in a blizzard on her way home from school, a girl in a red parka discovers a wolf pup left behind by its pack. Cordell's story is wordless, but there's a soundtrack: the cub whines, and distant howls reveal the pack's presence over the next hill. The girl's story is a hero's journey, and Cordell tells it with skill and heart. Publishers Weekly, starred review

The Boy Who Loved Everyone

The Boy Who Loved Everyone

Author: Jane Porter Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

A sweet and charmingly illustrated picture book about the ways we express love. I love you, Dimitri tells everyone, from his friends at nursery to the big tree in the playground. But why does no one say it back? Dimitri worries no one loves him - until he finds out there are lots of different ways love can spread through the world. A touching and uplifting story, perfect for sharing.

Sarah's Two Nativities

Sarah's Two Nativities

Author: Janine M Fraser Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

In Sarah's house, the Bible and the Koran sit together on a shelf - two books bursting with stories... Sarah loves her two grandmas - Grandmother Azar and Grandmother Maria. Grandmother Azar tells Sarah stories from the Holy Koran, while Grandmother Maria tells her stories from the Bible. At Christmas time, Sarah snuggles in each of her grandmothers' laps and listens to two nativity stories about the birth of baby Jesus. They are the same in some ways, and different in others... But both can be Sarah's favourite.

The Underhills: A Tooth Fairy Story

The Underhills: A Tooth Fairy Story

Author: Bob Graham Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

In this magical companion to Bob Graham's celebrated April Underhill, Tooth Fairy, two fairy sisters, April and Esme, are on a brand new adventure! April and Esme are staying at Grandma and Grandad's for a whole weekend! A visit to Grandma and Grandad's is always special for the two sisters. There's the mixing of fairy cakes, pancakes with syrup for breakfast and a chocolate waiting on each of their pillows. And this weekend, when Mum calls with an urgent tooth fairy job, there's an exciting trip to the airport with Grandma to make sure one little girl has her tooth collected. Children are sure to love this thrilling and tender new story, so full of hope, possibility and the magic of a secret fairy world, from master storyteller Bob Graham.

Dinosaur Day Out

Dinosaur Day Out

Author: Sara Acton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2019

A breakout book from Crichton award-winning author/illustrator Sara Acton, with every-kid appeal and DINOSAURS. Sally and Max love dinosaurs. They can't wait to see them at the museum, but today the dinosaur exhibition is closed. Where will the dinosaurs go on their day off? A whimsical story with humour and heart from author and award-winning illustrator Sara Acton.

The Hero's Quest

The Hero's Quest

Author: Jeffrey Alan Love Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

A picture-book quest through the worlds of fantasy, myth and magic, for all young reading heroes. Join our every-hero Rider on their quest through the story worlds of fantasy and myth. Packed with vivid dragons, wolves and sea-monsters from the stunning imagination of celebrated cult fantasy artist, Jeffrey Alan Love (Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki), this book immerses readers into a picture-book Game of Thrones world for children aged 6 and up.

The Shortest Day

The Shortest Day

Author: Susan Cooper Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

So the shortest day came, and the year died... As the sun set on the shortest day of the year, early people would gather to prepare for the long night ahead. They built fires and lit candles. They played music, bringing their own light to the darkness, while wondering if the sun would ever rise again... Written for a theatrical production that has become a ritual in itself, Susan Cooper's poem The Shortest Day captures the magic behind the returning of the light, the yearning for traditions that connect us with generations that have gone before - and the hope for peace that we carry into the future. Richly illuminated by Carson Ellis, this beautiful book evokes the joy and community found in the ongoing mystery of life when we celebrate light, thankfulness, and festivity at a time of rebirth. Welcome Yule!

Mother Goose of Pudding Lane

Mother Goose of Pudding Lane

Author: Chris Raschka Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

From celebrated picture book creators Chris Raschka and Vladimir Radunsky comes one possible answer to the age-old question: Who was Mother Goose? We all love to hear Mother Goose rhymes and riddles. But did you know that there was a real Mother Goose who lived in Boston three hundred years ago? In 1692, Elizabeth Foster married a widower with ten children. His name was Isaac Goose, and after they married, Elizabeth became Mother Goose. She and Isaac had six more children together, and to help her care for such a big and boisterous family, Mother Goose sang songs and lullabies and made up rhymes and poems. Her nursery rhymes and stories were published at a print shop on Pudding Lane in Boston, though no copies of her book exist today. In a book featuring some of Mother Goose's best-loved works, Vladimir Radunsky's bright and humorous illustrations and Chris Raschka's rhyming poems tell the little-known story of the Goose children, Isaac and Elizabeth herself - the Mother Goose of Pudding Lane.

Dog Breath: The Horrible Trouble with Hally Tosis (NE)

Dog Breath: The Horrible Trouble with Hally Tosis (NE)

Author: Dav Pilkey Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

Hally the dog has horrible breath. Even the skunks avoid her. So when Mr and Mrs Tosis decide enough is enough and try to find a new home for Hally, the Tosis kids hatch a plan to get rid of her bad breath and save Hally. They try everything: a breathtaking view, Breath of a Salesman and even a speedy rollercoaster, but nothing works. Only a miracle can save Hally now...