Picture Books About The Sea - Story Snug

Picture Books About The Sea

We’ll miss our usual holiday to the seaside this year so we decided to read about beaches and oceans instead! This led to the discovery of National Marine Week, ‘The Wildlife Trusts’ nationwide celebration of all things marine.’ Between now and August 9th there are various activities taking place in the UK and online to raise awareness of different kinds of sealife and encourage families to explore beaches.…

The Wind In The Willows - Story Snug

The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame & Grahame Baker-Smith

We have just finished reading The Wind In The Willows, a classic story that I loved as a child. This new edition has a sturdy, gold embossed hardback cover and includes stunning illustrations by Grahame Baker-Smith. Introducing Mole, Ratty, Badger and Mr Toad, this would make a fabulous present and introduce a new generation of young readers to their countryside adventures..…

Wild - Story Snug

Wild by Sam Usher

A boy and his Grandad have a ‘Wild’ adventure in Sam Usher’s newest picture book. We love the relationship between these two characters who have already appeared in several picture books including Storm and Sun. Wild is the second picture book in a new series of four picture books that take Grandad and the boy out into the natural world.…

I can't sleep - Story Snug

I can’t sleep by Gracia Iglesias & Ximo Abadia

In I can’t sleep a little girl is struggling to get to sleep so she starts to count sheep. Ximo Abadia’s quirky illustrations and a humorous counting text combine to make a fun bedtime story, perfect for sheep lovers and anybody that needs a little help with calming down!…

Let's Dance! - Story Snug

Picture books published in March and April 2020

Many authors and illustrators have had to cancel or postpone book launches and no longer have the opportunity to promote their books in real life. We invited authors, illustrators and publishers to share news of their picture books published in March and April 2020 so that we could share them with you. …

Sea Lights - Story Snug

Sea Lights by Ruth Symons & Carolina Rabei

Sea Lights is a novelty bedtime story that uses paper engineering to ‘light up’ different elements on each spread. The book is sturdy and includes wheels, flaps and sliders to illuminate the pages. It’s a gentle, calming story about the different lights that guide a little girl and her dad through an evening’s fishing.…