Tuesday 5 January 2016

WIN a New Year book bag

Happy New Year, picture book lovers! To celebrate the start of 2016, we have a brand new selection of picture books for you, perfect for updating little bookshelves and feeding big imaginations.

How to Find Gold by Viviane Schwarz
“Let's find gold,” said Anna. “That would be dangerous and difficult,” said Crocodile. “Good!” said Anna. “Let’s go!” From the award-winning picture book creator of There are Cats in This Book comes a story of imaginative play and of two friends, Anna and Crocodile, who are on the hunt for gold. But finding gold isn’t easy...

"This inspiring book has a terrific message for children: embrace the dangerous and difficult with a good friend by your side." The Bookseller

The Bus is For Us by Michael Rosen 
Small children take great delight in things that go – whether by bicycle, car, boat, or plane. And best of all is taking the bus, because the bus is for everyone! A lively rhyming picture book about transport by Michael Rosen and Gillian Tyler, will captivate little listeners and is perfect for reading aloud.

"Exuberant exploration of the joy of transport." Metro

The Girl with a Parrot on her Head by Daisy Hirst
When Simon moves house, Isabel loses her best friend forever. She is angry and lonely and decides it's better to be by herself. But after a time she faces a new problem that leads her to make a brilliant new friend. This hopeful and endearing story about making new friends is told with simple wit and charm, and offers a touching exploration of feelings. 

"...a hopeful and endearing story about moving house, making new friends and playing imaginative games." Parent Talk

WIN a New Year book bag 
This month we have a fun filled New Year book bag to give away, including all of the above books, plus stickers, posters and activity sheets. For your chance to win, just answer the following question:

What are Anna and Crocodile trying to find?
a)   Silver
b)   Rubies
c)   Gold

Email your answer along with your name and address to competitions@walker.co.uk with 'PBP New Year' in the subject line for your chance to win. Competition closes on 31st January 2016. Terms and conditions apply.