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.
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
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…