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Picture books 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!


Recently Published

The White Cat and the Monk A Retelling of the Poem 'Pangur Ban' by Jo Ellen Bogart The White Cat and the Monk A Retelling of the Poem 'Pangur Ban'

An enchanting retelling of a classic Old Irish poem, brought beautifully to life by the award-winning Sydney Smith, illustrator of Footpath Flowers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/02/2018

Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak Where The Wild Things Are

When Max puts on his wolf suit and makes mischief, his mother calls him 'Wild Thing' and sends him to bed without any supper. The wild things roar their terrible roars and gnash their terrible teeth and roll their terrible...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/02/2018

I Love the Earth by Todd Parr I Love the Earth

A new board book from the NYT bestselling author that celebrates our Earth and introduces the youngest of readers to the concept of going green.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/02/2018

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

In his hilarious picture book debut, the acclaimed Mo Willems perfectly captures a toddler's temper tantrum.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/02/2018

Mama's Belly by Kate Hosford Mama's Belly

This lyrical picture book is an ode to motherhood and a celebration of sibling love as one family awaits the arrival of its newest member
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/02/2018

Magnificent Creatures Animals on the Move! by Anna Wright, Sue Tarsky Magnificent Creatures Animals on the Move!
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Anna Wright's stunning introduction to non-fiction and the natural world is enlivened by her gorgeously sophisticated and fun art style which mixes pen and ink, watercolour and fabric collage. Both educational and beautiful Anna's unique picture book shows the character...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/02/2018

I Need a New Bum! by Dawn McMillan I Need a New Bum!


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Best Bottom by Brigitte Minne Best Bottom


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

The Night Flower by Lara Hawthorne The Night Flower

As the summer sun sets over the Arizonan desert, wildlife gathers to witness a very special annual event. The night flower is about to bloom. This celebration transforms the quiet desert for just a short few hours into a riot...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/02/2018

You Choose by Pippa Goodhart You Choose

Imagine you could go anywhere, meet anyone and do anything. Where would you live? Where would you sleep? Who would be your friends? What games would you play? Go on . . . you choose! With the help of Nick...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/02/2018

How Mamas Love Their Babies by Juniper Fitzgerald How Mamas Love Their Babies


Format: Board book - Released: 08/02/2018

The Social Butterfly by Beth Bracken The Social Butterfly

Little learners get a little boost in social skills with this series of bright, fun, and age-appropriate picture books featuring sweet animals
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/02/2018

The Perfect Pillow by Chris Sheban The Perfect Pillow


Format: Hardback - Released: 06/02/2018

Strongheart Wonder Dog Of The Silver Screen by Candace Fleming Strongheart Wonder Dog Of The Silver Screen


Format: Hardback - Released: 06/02/2018

Little Ted's Big Heart by Rosie Greening Little Ted's Big Heart


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2018

Coming Soon

I Have a Question about Divorce A Book for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Other Special Needs by Arlen Grad Gaines, Meredith Englander Polsky I Have a Question about Divorce A Book for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Other Special Needs
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Considering the questions a child might have about divorce, it gently offers answers to them using straightforward text and clear illustrations. Perfect for children aged 5-11 with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other special needs, or for concrete or visual learners
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/02/2018

Wolf Won't Bite! by Emily Gravett Wolf Won't Bite!

A highly entertaining picture book reversal of the Three Little Pigs from Kate Greenaway Medal-winning Emily Gravett.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018

Dinosaurs Love Underpants Ready to Read by Claire Freedman Dinosaurs Love Underpants Ready to Read

Dinosaurs love underpants! And they will do ANYTHING to get their claws on a pair... Enjoy this fabulously funny bestseller in a brand new format!
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018

Robinson by Peter Sis Robinson


Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Sakura's Cherry Blossoms by Robert Paul Weston Sakura's Cherry Blossoms


Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Yellow Kayak by Nina Laden Yellow Kayak

A child and his beloved giraffe go on a grand sea adventure --
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Bringing Asha Home by Uma Krishnaswami Bringing Asha Home


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2018

Butterflies For Kiri by Cathryn Falwell Butterflies For Kiri


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2018

Dustrats by Adria Regordosa Dustrats


Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2018

Counting With Barefoot Critters by Teagan White Counting With Barefoot Critters


Format: Board book - Released: 23/02/2018

Old Mikamba Had A Farm by Rachel Isadora Old Mikamba Had A Farm


Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2018

Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin, James Dean Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons
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Pete the Cat loves his four groovy buttons... but can he keep singing without them? Pete the Cat is back in another rock'n'roll story about staying positive no matter what life throws at you.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2018

The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires The Most Magnificent Thing


Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2018

The Magic Beads by Susin Nielsen The Magic Beads


Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2018

Ella's Umbrellas by Jennifer Lloyd Ella's Umbrellas


Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2018

Other books in this genre

Dog in Boots by Paula Metcalf Dog in Boots

With funny lift-the-flaps, this brilliant picture book will leave children (and dog lovers) in fits of giggles. Philip the dachshund is in love with Penelope. But there is a slight problem. While Penelope is very tall, Philip is too tiny...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/01/2018

I Am A Warrior Goddess by Jennifer Adams I Am A Warrior Goddess


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

Oodles of Kittens by Jane O'Connor Oodles of Kittens

Fancy Nancy returns in a purr-fect story about felines, canines, and making new four-legged friends!
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

Blue Chameleon by Emily Gravett Blue Chameleon

A funny story about shapes, opposites and finding your friends, from Kate Greenaway-winning Emily Gravett.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

I Love You, Stick Insect by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros I Love You, Stick Insect

Stick Insect is IN LOVE! Just think of all the fun and laughter he will have with his perfect partner - surfing the ocean waves, racing on speeding motorcycles with the wind in his feelers, dancing the hula - whoop-di-whoop!...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

I Love You, Stick Insect by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros I Love You, Stick Insect

Stick Insect is IN LOVE! Just think of all the fun and laughter he will have with his perfect partner - surfing the ocean waves, racing on speeding motorcycles with the wind in his feelers, dancing the hula - whoop-di-whoop!...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

We Are Family by Patricia Hegarty We Are Family

Explore the differences and similarities of eight families in this gentle, rhyming picture book.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

Storybots ABC Jamboree (Storybots) by JIBJAB BROS STUDIOS Storybots ABC Jamboree (Storybots)


Format: Hardback - Released: 09/01/2018

Grandma's Purse by Vanessa Brantley-Newton Grandma's Purse


Format: Hardback - Released: 09/01/2018

Dog Diaries #12 Susan by Kate Klimo Dog Diaries #12 Susan


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/01/2018

Mermaid Mia and the Royal Visit by Rosie Greening Mermaid Mia and the Royal Visit


Format: Paperback - Released: 08/01/2018

Pick Me Up! Bunny by DK Pick Me Up! Bunny

Pick Me Up! Bunny is a delightful carry around book for preschoolers with a fun-to-read story all about five cuddly bunny rabbits. This shaped board book is designed as a cute carrier with a handle and a peek-through window that...
Format: Board book - Released: 04/01/2018

Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer by T. S. Eliot Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer

Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer were a very notorious couple of cats.As knockabout clowns, quick-change comedians, tight-rope walkers and acrobats.And when you heard a dining-room smashThen the family would say: 'It's that horrible cat!It was Mungojerrie!
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

I'm Big Now by Anthea Simmons I'm Big Now

When you are big, you're not the baby any more, but sometimes you want to do the baby things you used to do before! In this funny journey of discovery, one little girl decides to try out being a baby...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

Hand in Hand by Rosemary Wells Hand in Hand


Format: Board book - Released: 02/01/2018

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