Frank and Bert: The One Where Bert Learns To Ride a Bike by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
Frank and Bert: The One Where Bert Learns To Ride a Bike takes a humorous and heartwarming look at a major milestone in a child’s life – learning to ride a bike. This beautifully illustrated, gentle story of friendship and support is the perfect first picture book for a very young reader.
Superheroes Always Fight Back…Or Do They? by Kate Thompson & Clare Elsom
Superheroes Always Fight Back…Or Do They? is an empowering, humorous picture book that shows children how kindness can be a superpower. The superheroes in the story all have special strengths and attributes but ultimately it is their kindness that helps stop ‘baddies’ being bad.
Clara Claus Saves Christmas by Bonnie Bridgman & Louise Forshaw
We really enjoyed reading Clara Claus Saves Christmas, a page turning festive adventure oozing with Christmas magic. Clara and her brother Nick are put in charge of all the Christmas preparations when Santa falls sick but there’s an incredible amount of work to be done and not a lot of time…
Through the North Pole Snow by Polly Faber & Richard Jones
Through the North Pole Snow is a wonderfully heartwarming Christmas story with fabulous whimsical illustrations. When a little white fox finds a home with a kind old man she has no idea who he really is. The relationship that develops between them is beautiful and shows that kindness and compassion at Christmas can develop into…
The Woodcutter and the Snow Prince by Ian Eagleton & Davide Ortu
The Woodcutter and the Snow Prince is a beautifully illustrated, inclusive retelling of The Snow Queen. The story of how lonely woodcutter, Kai, falls in love with a cursed snow prince is told in a sensitive and heartwarming way and has a wonderfully ethereal, fairytale feel.
The Big Christmas Bake by Fiona Barker & Pippa Curnick
The Big Christmas Bake is a beautifully illustrated, delicious countdown to making a Twelfth Night Cake. Written in rhyme, similar to the original Twelve Days of Christmas, it cleverly manages to include all the ingredients of the cake as well as the tradition of choosing the Twelfth Night king or queen.