The River - Story Snug

The River by Tom Percival

The River uses beautiful imagery to help children deal with grief. We’re huge fans of Tom Percival’s picture books and his stunning illustrations combined with a simple lyrical text will give comfort to young readers who may be coming to terms with loss.…

The Journey Home - Story Snug

The Journey Home by Frann Preston-Gannon

The Journey Home has been republished in a beautiful ten year anniversary edition. It takes a poignant look at the experiences and emotions of endangered animals who travel far from home when their habitats and lives are put in danger. It mirrors the current situation in Ukraine and the uncertainty and emotions of refugees who have no idea when they will be able to go back home.…

How Messy! - Story Snug

HOW MESSY! by Clare Helen Welsh & Olivier Tallec

Dot and Duck are back in a new story – HOW MESSY! We love this duo whose opposing views cause them to come to blows before solving their problems in an innovative way. All readers will be able to identify with one or other of the characters – depending on whether you are messy or particularly tidy!…

Me, in the Middle - Story Snug

Me, in the Middle by Annette Demetriou & Angela Mayers

Me, in the Middle is a fabulous celebration of diversity in all forms. Focussing on a class family tree project it shows the diversity of today’s family structures and enables children from different cultures, adoptive families, single parent families, large families, small families and families with single sex parents to see themselves in a beautifully illustrated, heartwarming picture book.…

Picture book Mums - Story Snug

Picture Book Mums

Mums come in all different shapes and sizes and more and more picture books portraying their roles in diverse family structures are now being published. Patchwork families, single parent families, foster families and families with same sex parents all play a role in society today and it’s important that children see these different family structures in picture books.…