Picture Books

  • Blogtour: Teddy let’s Go! by Michelle Nott & Nahid Kazemi
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    Blogtour: Teddy let’s Go! by Michelle Nott & Nahid Kazemi

    I’m really excited to welcome author, Michelle Nott to Story Snug. We first met at an SCBWI conference in Paris and have kept in touch ever since. Michelle is the author of two early readers, Freddy, Hoppie, and the Eyeglasses and Dragon Amy’s Flames, and her debut picture book, Teddy, let’s Go!, illustrated by Nahid Kazemi, will be […]


  • Mister Rogers’ Gift of Music by Donna Cangelosi & Amanda Calatzis
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    Mister Rogers’ Gift of Music by Donna Cangelosi & Amanda Calatzis

    Mister Rogers’ Gift of Music is Donna Cangelosi’s debut picture book which is beautifully illustrated by Amanda Calatzis. The book tells the inspirational story of television presenter, Fred Rogers (Mister Rogers), and the way that music helped him to deal with different emotions throughout his life.


  • The Coat by Séverine Vidal & Louis Thomas
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    The Coat by Séverine Vidal & Louis Thomas

    Autumn is here, the weather is getting cooler and we need to start wearing warmer coats and wooly jumpers. The Coat tells the poignant, heartwarming story of Elise and the warm, snuggly red coat that she has been wishing for. It combines the themes of inequality, poverty, homelessness and empathising with others less fortunate and…


  • Blogtour: the Best BEAR TRACKER by John Condon & Julia Christians
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    Blogtour: the Best BEAR TRACKER by John Condon & Julia Christians

    Congratulations to John Condon and Julia Christians on the publication of their new picture book, the best BEAR TRACKER. This fun to follow adventure is full of humour and the most adorable bear whose own story is told through wonderfully amusing illustrations.


  • The Gift by Alain Serge Dzotap & Delphine Renon

    The Gift by Alain Serge Dzotap & Delphine Renon

    The Gift is a wonderful celebration of creativity and imagination. A little leopard is both cute and curious as he sets out to discover how to get beautiful things out of his birthday gift – a pen. This gentle story of discovery and learning is beautifully illustrated and perfect for inspiring children to get creative.


  • Old Friends by Margaret Aitken & Lenny Wen

    Old Friends by Margaret Aitken & Lenny Wen

    Old Friends is a heartwarming story about finding friends that have the same interests as you, regardless of age and experience. It celebrates the way that wonderful relationships can be enjoyed by young and old and how mutually beneficial the exchanging of ideas and experience between two generations can be.


  • The Gifts That Grow by Monika Singh Gangotra & Michaela Dias-Hayes

    The Gifts That Grow by Monika Singh Gangotra & Michaela Dias-Hayes

    The Gifts That Grow, based on a true story, intertwines cooking and family history as Amrita learns more about a Jamun tree which was planted in the garden of her old house. It’s a fascinatingly diverse story which celebrates a family tradition that has been passed down through generations.


  • Blog Tour: Slug Love by Cath Jones & Craig Shuttlewood
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    Blog Tour: Slug Love by Cath Jones & Craig Shuttlewood

    We are delighted to join author Cath Jones and illustrator Craig Shuttlewood on their Slug Love blogtour. I love gardening and luckily don’t seem to have too many problems with slugs. But I’ve started viewing them in a new light since I read Slug’s story!


  • All Aboard the London Bus by Patricia Toht & Sam Usher
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    All Aboard the London Bus by Patricia Toht & Sam Usher

    Are you planning a trip to London? All Aboard the London Bus takes us on a wonderful rhyming tour around London and introduces us to the city through 24 fun to read, child friendly poems. There are many references to London’s history as well as the inclusion of architectural and cultural aspects – travelling on…


  • SUPERHEROES DON’T GET SCARED by Kate Thompson & Clare Elsom

    SUPERHEROES DON’T GET SCARED by Kate Thompson & Clare Elsom

    SUPERHEROES DON’T GET SCARED is a fabulously empowering, humorous picture book that can help children to understand their emotions and reassure them that it’s ok to be scared sometimes. The superheroes in the story all have a particular fear and their experiences help main character Maisie learn to face up to her own.