Thursday 4 July 2024

New July Picture Books

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Take a look at a selection of our new picture books coming out in July! Click on the images for more information about each book.

New Hardback Releases

Olu's Teacher by Jamel C. Campbell, Lydia Mba (illus.)


Wild Blue by Dashka Slater, Laura Hughes (illus.)


Aisha's Colours by Nabila Adani


The Seal on the Beach by Mara Bergman, Brita Granström (illus.)


The Repair Shop Stories: The Birthday Bike by Amy Sparkes, Katie Hickey (illus.)


We're Moving House by Mick Jackson, Rashin Kheriyeh (illus.)


Mermaid Lullaby by Kenneth Kraegel


New Paperback Releases

Rabbit on the Rampage by Lorna Watson, Rikin Parekh (illus.)


The Happy Hut by Tim Hopgood


A Boy, His Dog and the Sea by Anthony Browne


I am Wriggly by Michael Rosen, Robert Starling (illus.)



All Around Me: A First Book of Childhood by Shirley Hughes


This is a School by John Schu, Veronica Miller Jamison (illus.)


Today is for You! by Sally Lloyd-Jones, Kevin Waldron (illus.)


All of our July picture books are available from all good booksellers!

Thursday 6 June 2024

New June Picture Books

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Take a look at a selection of our new picture books coming out in June! Click on the images for more information about each book.

New Hardback Releases

Bartie Bristle and Other Stories by The Teddy Bear Ladies Julie Tatchell and Amanda Middleditch, Elke Boschinger (illus.)


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Pavlo Gets the Grumps by Natalia Shaloshvili


The Wild Beastie by Helen Kellock


Dive, Dive into the Night Sea by Thea Lu


the Night Whale by Bryher Mackenzie, Gillian Eilidh O'Mara (illus.)


Smelly Peggy by Helen Stephens 


A Cedric and Boo Book: Two Birthdays by Tim Hopgood

Luigi: The Spider Who Wanted to Be a Kitten by Michelle Knudsen, Kevin Hawkes (illus.)



New Paperback Releases

Gorgeously Me! by Jonathan Van Ness, Kamala Nair (illus.)


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Natterjack Toad Can't Believe It! by Sean Taylor, Kathryn Durst (illus.)


Ready for Spaghetti: Funny Poems for Funny Kids by Michael Rosen, Polly Dunbar (illus.)


I Really Want to be a Cat by Helen Hancocks


Grandpa is Here by Tanya Rosie, Chuck Groenink (illus.)


Goodnight, Little Bookshop by Amy Cherrix, E. B. Goodale (illus.)


The Mermaid Moon by Briony May Smith


All of our June picture books are available from all good booksellers!

Thursday 2 May 2024

New May Picture Books

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Take a look at a selection of our new picture books coming out in May! Click on the images for more information about each book.

 New Hardback Releases

Grey by Laura Dockrill and Lauren Child


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To the End of the World, Far, Far Away by Ronda Armitage, Victoria Turnbull (illus.)


Big Gorilla: A Book of Opposites by Anthony Browne


The Spaceman by Randy Cecil


Earnest Sandpiper's Great Ascent by Timothy Basil Ering


Maisy Goes for an Eye Test by Lucy Cousins



New Paperback Releases

Bear and Bird: The Picnic and Other Stories by Jarvis


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The Princess and the (Greedy) Pea by Leigh Hodgkinson


My Bollywood Dream by Avani Dwivedi


National Theatre: Lola Saves the Show by Katherine Halligan, Guilherme Karsten (illus.)


A Bed of Stars by Jessica Love



Planet Football by Michelle Robinson, Chris Mould (illus.)


No, Nancy, No! A Seaside Adventure by Alice Tait


New Board Book Releases

Little Fish's Opposites by Lucy Cousins


Giggles! by Sally Symes, Nick Sharratt (illus.)


All of our May picture books are available from all good booksellers!

Thursday 4 April 2024

New April Titles

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Take a look at a selection of our new picture books coming out in April! Click on the images for more information about each book.

 New Hardback Releases

Terrible Horses by Raymond Antrobus, Ken Wilson-Max (illus.)


The Magic Callaloo by Trish Cooke, Sophie Bass (illus.)


Molly, Olive & Dexter: You Can't Catch Me! by Catherine Rayner


Grotti by Leonie Lord


The Last Zookeeper by Aaron Becker


The Little Book of the Little Brontës by Sara O'Leary, Briony May Smith (illus.)


My Very Busy Day: A First Book of Words by Shirley Hughes



New Paperback Releases

My First Book of London by Ingela P Arrhenius


Molly, Olive & Dexter: Three Best Friends by Catherine Rayner


A Good Place by Lucy Cousins


The Crown by Emily Kapff


Twenty Questions by Mac Barnett, Christian Robinson (illus.)


Love, the Earth by Frances Stickley, Tim Hopgood (illus.)


The Tree and the River by Aaron Becket


Dance With Oti: The Turtle Tango by Oti Mabuse, Samara Hardy (illus.)


New Board Book Releases

Guess Who's Getting Dressed by Smriti Halls, Marta Altés (illus.)


Guess Who's Going to Sleep by Smriti Halls, Marta Altés (illus.)



All of our April picture books are available from all good booksellers!