Just One of Those Days by Jill Murphy
Just One of Those Days is a story that will be familiar to us all. A long night leads to three tired bears and has a detrimental effect on Baby Bear at nursery and Mr and Mrs Bear at work. This gentle story focusses on the little things in everyday family life that can create […]
My Brother is an Avocado by Tracy Darnton & Yasmeen Ismail
We love the way that My Brother is an Avocado looks at how a baby grows during pregnancy. Using fruit and vegetables as a comparison to the baby’s size they also help to show the child’s differing emotions as the pregnancy progresses.
Daddy & Me, Side by Side by Pierce Freelon & Nadia Fisher
Daddy & Me, Side by Side is a poignant, heartwarming picture book about a father and child’s camping adventure – it’s a very similar adventure to the one that Daddy went on with his own father…
Snug As A Bug? by Karl Newson & Alex Willmore
Snug As A Bug? is a humorous, brightly coloured, fast paced adventure involving a small bug who just wants to be snug!
Harriet’s Hungry Worms by Samantha Smith & Melissa Johns
Harriet’s Hungry Worms takes a humorous look at the way worms can help us recycle kitchen scraps and other household waste. This easy to read, beautifully illustrated story incorporates the days of the week as well as introducing fascinating facts about worms and their role in our ecosystem.
Brilliant picture books about books…
As avid bookworms we absolutely love these three brilliant picture books about books which take different approaches to celebrating books and reading. Two of the three have a book as the main character 🙂
Simon the Hugger by Stacy B. Davids & Ana Sebastián
Simon the Hugger loves hugs but in this sensitively written picture book he learns about how and when it’s appropriate to hug his friends. This beautifully illustrated picture book about consent can help children learn that it’s ok to protect their personal space.
Moon’s Ramadan by Natasha Khan Kazi
Moon’s Ramadan – A journey of celebration around the world is a beautifully illustrated introduction to Ramadan. It explains the events and traditions that take place during the time of fasting and the role that the moon plays in determining when Eid celebrations can begin.
Dadaji’s Paintbrush by Rashmi Sirdeshpande & Ruchi Mhasane
Dadaji’s Paintbrush is a poignant and heartwarming picture book which sensitively explores the subject of bereavement. It’s a beautifully illustrated story of family love and loss which is intertwined with creativity and hope.