The Chinese New Year starts on February 10th. 2024 is the year of the dragon. So many picture books include dragons, all brought to life in unique ways by their illustrators. We’ve included some of our favourites in this post but do you know the titles of the picture books they appear in?
A Penguin Like Me is a beautifully illustrated introduction to diversity. We take a trip to the Antarctic where from a distance every penguin in the colony looks the same. But when we get to know each penguin as an individual we discover that every one of them is different, each has their own unique…
Remembering Sundays with Grandpa is a heartwarming story about bereavement. Sensitively written, it can help a child work through their grief after the loss of a grandparent or another special person.
January can be a long, dull, depressing month but seeing things Sunny Side Up can help you find positive ways to get through greyer days. This simply written, beautifully illustrated picture book acknowledges that it’s ok to experience negative emotions. It takes inspiration from cognitive behavioural therapy techniques and uses innovative glasses to help children…
Lullaby for the King is a sumptuous, richly illustrated, lyrical picture book that follows a variety of birds and animals, some more familiar than others, as they travel to Bethlehem with gifts for a newborn king.
Monsters at Christmas is a vibrant picture book which introduces readers to festive preparations – monster style!
KID CHRISTMAS of the CLAUS BROTHERS TOY SHOP is a heartwarming story of kindness and generosity sprinkled with a big dose of magic and festive cheer.
Milly McCarthy is a Complete Catastrophe / Milly McCarthy and the Irish Dancing Disaster by Leona Forde & Karen Harte
Ten year old Milly McCarthy lives in Cork with her mam and dad, younger brothers Ryan and Zack and her baby sister. She’s a lovable, confident, feisty character and her adventures make us laugh.
Little Mole Gives Thanks is the beautifully illustrated, heartwarming story of Little Mole’s fancy feast. The perfect story to read at Thanksgiving, it celebrates friendship and the love shared between family and friends over a thoughtfully prepared meal.
Diwali in my New Home is the heartwarming story of how Priya and her family find a different way to celebrate Diwali in their new home, thousands of miles away from family and friends in India.