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New Books for Younger Children

Picture books and stories for children aged 0-6. (browse related category Childrens & Teenage Books )

Once Upon a World: Snow White (Board Book) - by Misa Saburi - £5.99
The classic story of Snow White gets a fresh twist in this vibrant Japanese spin on the beloved fairy tale!  Once upon a time, there was a princess called Snow White. She lived in a magnificent castle with her stepmother, a beautiful but wicked ... more

The Space Train - by Maudie Powell-Tuck, illustrated by Karl James Mountford - £6.99
Jakob has found the long-lost SPACE TRAIN! But it’s old, battered and broken. With the help of Granny and Derek the robot chicken, can Jakob fix the train?   A stunning intergalactic adventure, packed with fun flaps and out-of-this world ill ... more

The Way Home For Wolf - by Rachel Bright, illustrated by Jim Field - £6.99
A sparkling story of friendship, set in the snowy Arctic, from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside.  Stubborn wolf cub Wilf doesn’t want help from anyone. Not from his friends or his family. Whatever it is, he can do it all by himse ... more

Greta and the Giants: Inspired by Greta Thunberg's stand to save the world - by Zoë Tucker, illustrated by Zoe Persico - £6.99
This inspiring picture book retells the story of Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg – the Swedish teenager who has led a global movement to raise awareness about the world’s climate crisis – using allegory to make this important topic acc ... more

How to Hide a Lion at Christmas - by Helen Stephens - £6.99
When Iris and her lion are forced to spend Christmas apart, the lion embarks on a festive, snowy adventure to find her - and almost bumps into Father Christmas!   The fourth irresistible book about Iris and her lion is destined to be a Christm ... more

Don't Mess With a Princess! - by Rachel Valentine, illustrated by Rebecca Bagley - £6.99
An AWFUL OGRE is on the loose and threatening the kingdom!   Can Thea, Juno and Leaf, three fiery princesses, save the day? (You bet they can - but who will save the ogre!?)   There are surprises in store in this empowering, funny, roller-coast ... more

Be More Bernard - by Simon Philip and Kate Hindley - £6.99
Bernard has decided that he's not going to be like all the other bunnies any more. He's not going to hop when everyone else hops, or bounce when they bounce. And while others might dream of carrots, Bernard's dreams are altogether more... disco! &nb ... more

Dracula Spectacular - by Lucy Rowland, illustrated by Ben Mantle - £6.99
It’s tough being a vampire when you’re more giggles and glitter than beastly and bitter. But will Dracula Boy dare to follow his heart and live life in technicolour?  Full of spooks and sparkles, Dracula Spectacular is a heart-warming story a ... more

My Hair - by Hannah Lee, illustrated by Allen Fatimaharan - £6.99
My birthday’s coming up so soon, I’ll need new clothes to wear. But most of all, I need to know, How shall I style my hair?  Will it be dreads or a twist out? Braids or a high-top fade? Joyous and vibrant, this captures perfectly the e ... more

All Kinds of Beliefs - by Anita Ganeri, illustrated by Ayesha Rubio and Jenny Palmer - £12.99
There are all kinds of beliefs. People may be Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews, Muslims or Sikhs, or belong to other religions. Some people have non-religious beliefs. We can show what we believe by how we dress, what we eat, how we behave and how ... more

A Christmas Carol - by Tony Mitton, illustrated by Mike Redman - £6.99
A captivating, rhyming picture book retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic tale about the true meaning of Christmas.  Mean old Ebenezer Scrooge hates everything. Even Christmas! Until, one frosty Christmas Eve, Scrooge receives a visit from ... more

The Pug Who Wanted to Be A Reindeer - by Bella Swift - £5.99
When her family loses its Christmas spirit, Peggy heads to the North Pole to get it back! A festive adventure starring a loveable little pug with a heart of gold.   Peggy’s family has lost its Christmas spirit and Peggy is desperate to help them ... more

The Night Before the Night Before Christmas - by Kes Gray, illustrated by Claire Powell - £6.99
A brilliantly funny Christmas picture book from the bestselling author of Oi Frog!  ‘Twas the night before the night before Christmas (That’s Christmas Eve Eve). And Santa was wiping his brow on his sleeve. Green elves were sewing, Blue ... more

Let's Celebrate! Special Days Around the World - by Kate DePalma, illustrated by Martina Peluso - £6.99
Experience 13 special days from cultures around the world! Rhyming text and vibrant illustrations throughout encourages beginning readers, while educational notes at the end brim with facts about the special days for older children to explore.  Comp ... more

Sulwe - by Lupita Nyong - £12.99
From Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o comes a powerful, moving picture book about colourism, self-esteem and learning that true beauty comes from within.  Sulwe's skin is the colour of midnight. She's darker than everyone in her famil ... more

Free - by Sam Usher - £6.99
Boy and Grandad take care of a little bird. When it gets better, Grandad puts it outside, but it keeps hopping back into the house, following Boy wherever he goes.  Boy wonders what kind of bird it is. An eagle? An ostrich? A bird of paradise, p ... more

Lottie Luna and the Bloom Garden - by Vivian French, illustrated by Nathan Reed - £6.99
Meet werewolf extraordinaire... Lottie Luna.   Lottie Luna is a werewolf. She’s super-fast, super-strong and has X-ray vision. Lottie doesn’t really like to use her skills, though – she just wants to be like everyone else. But when someone k ... more

My Mummy, My Mama, My Brother, and Me: These Are the Things We Found By the Sea - by Natalie Meisner, illustrated by Mathilde Cinq-Mars - £12.99
And these are the things we find by the sea My mummy, my mama, my brother, and me.   With this gentle refrain, the debut picture book from celebrated author and playwright Natalie Meisner (Double Pregnant) reflects on her own two-mom, two ... more

Night-Night Liverpool: A Sleepy Bedtime Rhyme (Board Book) - by Katherine Sully, illustrated by Helen Poole - £6.99
Peek into the Liverpool night, and say night-night to all your favourite places.  Night-Night Liverpool is a wonderful bedtime story book and the perfect way to end the day. Children will love reading the localised rhyming text that journeys thr ... more

Mindfulness Moments for Kids: Listen Like an Elephant (Board book) - by Kira Willey, illustrated by Anni Betts - £5.99
Part of the Mindfulness Moments for Kids series, this mindful meditation exercise featuring a colorful elephant helps kids feel focused, wherever they are.  With Listen Like an Elephant, kids learn to slow down, listen to the world around them, a ... more

World of Dance: A Barefoot Collection - by Heidi E.Y. Stemple, illustrated by Helen Cann - £12.99
This gorgeous, global collection of 8 tales will enchant young dancers, introducing them to waltz, Noh dancing, limbo, flamenco, polka, belly dancing, Scottish reels and Malian dance through the stories.  Eight pages of illustrated endnotes explain ... more

How the Stars Came to Be - by Poonam Mistry - £11.99
Have you ever wondered how the stars came to be?   How the Stars Came to Be is a beautifully illustrated new folk tale, showing us a new way to look up at the night sky.   The fisherman’s daughter loved to dance in the sunlight, and b ... more

It's a No-Money Day - by Kate Milner - £6.99
A gentle, poignant and powerful exploration of foodbanks and life below the poverty line, from the Klaus Flugge Prize-winning creator of My Name is Not Refugee.   Mum works really hard, but today there is no money left and no food in the cupboar ... more

A Child of Books - by Oliver Jeffers - £7.99
In this inspiring, lyrical tale about the rewards of reading and sharing stories, a little girl sails her raft "across a sea of words" to arrive at the house of a small boy. There she invites him to come away with her on an adventure.  Through fores ... more

The Last Wolf - by Mini Grey - £6.99
Once upon a time, Little Red set off into the woods to catch a wolf...   But the woods aren't all they seem - and are there even any wolves left?  Mini Grey re-imagines the classic Little Red Riding Hood fable in an entirely new way. Can Litt ... more

My Footprints - by Bao Phi, illustrated by Basia Tran - £6.99
Every child feels different in some way, but Thuy feels "doubly different". She is of Vietnamese origin and she has two mums.  Thuy walks home one winter afternoon, angry and lonely after a bully's taunts. Then a bird catches her attention and s ... more

Moon - by Patricia Hegarty, illustrated by Britta Teckentrup - £7.99
Have you ever wondered why the moon shines in the night-time sky?   As the moon waxes and wanes above, the world below is full of busy night-time creatures; from turtles laying their eggs on white sandy beaches, to migrating birds using th ... more

The Tide - by Clare Helen Welsh - £11.99
Grandad doesn't remember things like he used to. But I love him as much as I always have. And I know that he loves me.   A story about families, laughter, and how we can help a loved one with dementia live well. ... more

Once Upon a Wild Wood - by Chris Riddell - £6.99
Little Green Raincape is on her way to Rapunzel's party, deep in the wild woods. The way is long and dark, but Green is a smart girl. Smart enough to turn down apples offered by kindly old ladies, smart enough to turn down travel advice from helpful ... more

We Are Together - by Britta Teckentrup - £7.99
On our own, we're special, and we can chase our dream. But when we join up, hand in hand, together, we're a team.   Celebrate the power of love and friendship in this beautiful book by award-winning illustrator and author Britta Teckentrup. W ... more

The Naughtiest Unicorn - by Pip Bird - £5.99
Mira CAN’T WAIT to start Unicorn School. (Her big sister goes and won’t stop going on about it). But when Mira arrives on her first day all the unicorns are gone... except Dave!  Dave isn’t quite the sparkly unicorn Mira was expecting to fi ... more

Kitty and the Moonlight Rescue - by Paula Harrison, illustrated by Jenny Løvlie - £5.99
Join Kitty and her cat crew on the rooftops for a series of enchanting adventures by the light of the moon.   Here, Kitty will discover that being a superhero is about more than using her special abilities - she must learn to be courageous ... more

I Love My Teacher - by Giles Andreae, illustrated by Emma Dodd - £6.99
A colourful, fun-filled picture book all about school!   Put your coat on the hook, play with friends and join in all the day’s activities. Start with show and tell, reading and writing, then playtime, making things and singing. Teache ... more

My Pet Star - by Rosalind Beardshaw, by Corrinne Averiss - £6.99
A magical story about the importance of kindness and friendship.   When a little girl finds a lost star, she takes it home and cares for it, just like a beloved pet. She reads it stories, makes it special snacks and tucks it into bed at night. ... more

You Can Never Run Out of Love - by Helen Docherty, illustrated by Ali Pye - £6.99
A heart-warming and funny tale about the different kinds of love, and how no matter how much love you give you can never run out.   You can’t measure love in a bucket or cup. You don’t have to worry you’ll use it all up. Because love ... more

The Dinosaur Department Store - by Lily Murray, illustrated by Richard Merritt - £6.99
Our feisty heroine Eliza Jane isn’t your average child. Instead of a cute, fluffy bunny, she has her heart firmly set on a prehistoric pet. Join Eliza Jane and her parents on a marvellous magical tour of their local dinosaur department store.  ... more

Yasmin the Teacher - by Saadia Faruqi, illustrated by Hatem Aly - £5.99
Yasmin's teacher, Ms. Alex, gets called away and puts Yasmin in charge! Being a teacher will be a doddle But when things go wrong, Yasmin must think fast to get the class back on track before Ms. Alex gets back.   This book also contains fascina ... more

Go, Mo, Go! Monster Mountain Chase - by Mo Farah, with Kes Gray - illustrated by Marta Kissi - £5.99
From Olympic gold medal winner Mo Farah and bestselling author of Oi Frog!, Kes Gray, comes a fun fiction series which will get kids reading, and running too!  After returning home from a long cross-country run, it’s time for Mo and his friends ... more

Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights - by Rob Sanders, illustrated by Jared Andrew Schorr - £12.99
A primer for peaceful protest, resistance, and activism from the author of Rodzilla and Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag.   Protesting. Standing up for what’s right. Uniting around the common good—kids have questions ab ... more

Dare - by Lorna Gutierrez, illustrated by Polly Noakes - £6.99
This simple yet inspirational poem encourages children everywhere to dare to dream big, to help others and speak out for what is right, but also to take time for simple joys and to be comfortable in their own skin.  With charming rhymes and ener ... more

Dave and the Tooth Fairy - by Verna Wilkins - £6.99
Dave has a wobbly tooth. He wibbles and wobbles it, but it won't come out. But then one day Dave lets out an enormous sneeze and the tooth flies across the room and vanishes. Dave searches high and low, but it's nowhere to be seen. How will he get th ... more

The Red Suitcase - by Giles Baum - £11.99
A beautiful and touching journey of one little dragon fleeing a home that has become dangerous and finding refuge in a new place and with new friends. The Red Suitcase is a simple and allegorical story with evocative illustrations and minimal text d ... more

The Only Way is Badger - by Stella J Jones, illustrated by Carmen Saldaña - £6.99
Badgers are best. Or so Badger thinks.   “If it’s not black and white then it’s just not right!” he says. But what if he’s wrong?  A book about acceptance, difference and learning to say sorry. ... more

We're Having a Baby (Board Book) - by Marion Cocklico - £6.99
The Big Steps series is designed to help little ones cope with everyday experiences in their little lives.  In We're Having a Baby, Nancy is going to be a big sister. Her family help her prepare for the new baby. See Grandma and Grandpa come to look ... more

Ocean Meets Sky - by The Fan Brothers - £7.99
From the creators of The Night Gardener, comes a stunning new picture book about a young boy who sets sail to find a place his grandfather told him about... the spot where the ocean meets the sky.   It's a good day for sailing.   Finn l ... more

Yasmin the Superhero - by Saadia Faruqi, illustrated by Hatem Aly - £5.99
Superhero Yasmin!  She's got the cape. She's got the mask. Now she just needs a villain to defeat! While she's looking for one, she meets lots of friends and neighbours who need her help, but no villains. Then Yasmin discovers that she might not nee ... more

No Longer Alone - by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Robyn Wilson-Owen - £6.99
A new picture book from award-winning performance poet, Joseph Coelho.   This touching picture book subtly deals with big emotions such as loss, with an uplifting and hopeful message about being yourself and the importance of family and talkin ... more

The Same But Different Too - by Karl Newson, illustrated by Kate Hindley - £6.99
These children and animals are all very different to each other. Some are big, some are small. Some are gentle, some are rough. Everyone is playful, but who’s the best at hiding? One thing’s certain: they all love a good bedtime story!  The ... more

Astro Girl - by Ken Wilson-Max - £11.99
Astrid has always loved the stars and space. "I want to be an astronaut!" she says. While Mama is away, Papa and Astrid have fun acting out the challenges an astronaut faces on a space mission - eating food from a tube, doing science experiments, liv ... more

Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea! - by Ben Clanton - £5.99
Narwhal is a happy-go-lucky narwhal. Jelly is a no-nonsense jellyfish. The two might not have a lot in common, but they do they love waffles, parties and adventures. Join Narwhal and Jelly as they discover the whole wide ocean together.  A wonder ... more

Suzy Orbit, Astronaut - by Ruth Quayle, illustrated by Jez Tuya - £6.99
When Suzy Orbit and her boss, Captain Gizmo, hear that aliens have been spotted near their space station, they must act fast! But Captain Gizmo has no batteries for his space pod, his swanky new spacesuit is far too small, and there’s no chance of ... more

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