Mama's Sleeping Scarf - by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, illustrated by Joelle Avelino - £12.99
A joyful exploration of family life, written by one of the most outstanding contemporary authors of our generation.
This beautiful family story follows a young girl called Chino as she plays with her mama’s sleeping scarf through the day. ... more
Someone Just Like You - by Helen Docherty, illustrated by David Roberts - £12.99
A deeply moving, vitally important picture book encouraging empathy and kindness.
Somewhere in this world, there is someone just like you,
who finds the same things funny and who laughs the way you do.
Have you ever stopped to thin ... more
Vlad, the Fabulous Vampire - by Flavia Z. Drago - £12.99
Join fabulous vampire Vlad as he learns to embrace his pink cheeks and and find his confidence!
Vlad’s passion is fashion. And just like every other vampire, Vlad dresses head to toe in the colour black. But unlike other vampires, Vlad has ... more
Big - by Vashti Harrison - £12.99
Once there was a girl with a big laugh and a big heart and very big dreams.
She grew and grew and grew. And it was good... until it wasn't.
When the girl grows big, the world begins to make her feel small. She feels out of place and invisib ... more
The Torch - by Jon Roberts, illustrated by Hannah Rounding - £7.99
Accompanied by Myles, her assistance dog, Lily sets off from Granny’s house to explore. First she walks through the garden, then she visits the seashore. But when she comes to the big cave at the end of the beach her acute hearing means she is scar ... more
To The Other Side - by Erika Meza - £7.99
A powerful and timely story, exploring the journey of two young refugee children in search of safety. Perfect for opening up conversations about conflict and war, encouraging empathy and understanding.
A young boy and his older sister have l ... more
Grandad's Pride - by Harry Woodgate - £12.99
The highly-anticipated sequel to Waterstones Prize-winning Grandad's Camper celebrates the power of community and the importance of LGBTQIA+ history.
Milly can't wait to spend a summer at Grandad's cottage by the sea, and is even more excite ... more
The Memory Book: A Reassuring Story About Understanding Dementia - by Louise Gooding, illustrated by Erika Meza - £6.99
“A helpful book for families affected by dementia” – CARERS UK
I love visiting my grandma. We read together, play her piano, feed the birds in the garden and we love looking through her big box of photos...
But when Grandma ... more
Is That Your Mama? - by Patrice Lawrence, illustrated by Diane Ewen - £7.99
A beautiful, moving celebration of what it truly means to be family, from the brilliant new picture book duo Patrice Lawrence and Diane Ewen.
Every family is different. Every family is special. Josie loves her family. Her mum, dad, brothers ... more
Fly Boy - by JJ Bola, illlustrated by Clara Anganuzzi - £7.99
From bestselling adult fiction author and renowned poet JJ Bola comes his astonishingly powerful debut picture book.
Fly Boy is angry.
Fly Boy is mad.
Fly Boy is jealous.
Fly Boy is sad.
Fly Boy’s wings are dark and red. At sch ... more
Find Your Happy - by Emily Coxhead - £7.99
"A wonderful, wonderful book." ED SHEERAN
A joyful and imaginative book of feelings from the creator of The Happy News.
Feeling happy is a wonderful thing! But do you ever feel sad or angry, frightened or shy? Everyone does sometimes, but ... more
My Brother is an Avocado - by Tracy Darnton, illustrated by Yasmeen Ismail - £7.99
A warm and funny stage-by-stage tour through all the sizes of a growing baby – from teeny-tiny poppy seed to giant watermelon – from an exciting new picture book partnership!
It’s hard to wait for a new baby to join the family, especia ... more
People Need People - by Benjamin Zephaniah, illustrated by Nila Aye - £6.99
"A joyous book to share, with charming details to spot on every spread"(BookTrust)
To walk to
To talk to
To cry and rely on,
People will always need people...
From the creators of Nature Trail comes an uplifting picture book about ... more
The Dragon Painter - by Lesley Sims, illustrated by BlueBean - £5.99
A charming retelling of a traditional Chinese story.
Chang's paintings are so good, his birds and animals seem alive. So when the Emperor's new temple needs painting, he sends for Chang.
But why is Chang painting dragons without any ey ... more
Yellow Butterfly: A Story from Ukraine - by Oleksandr Shatokhin - £15.99
A wordless picture book portrayal of war seen through the eyes of a young girl who finds hope in the symbolism of yellow butterflies against the background of a pure blue sky.
Oleksandr Shatokhin has created a deeply emotional response to the c ... more
The Little Prince: Where Are You, Fox? A Touch-And-Feel Board Book with Flaps (Board book) - by Antoine de Saint-Exupery - £4.99
Perfect to awaken your child's senses!
The Little Prince plays hide-and-seek with his friend, the fox. Lift the flaps on every page and see if you can find him!
This interactive book is designed to stimulate children's senses and mo ... more
Strong - by Clara Anganuzzi - £7.99
Maurice is different to the other dragons. He isn’t very scary, and he doesn’t like to breathe fire or snarl or growl. In fact, what Maurice loves most in the world is flowers! But will the others ever accept him for who he really is?
A ... more
In Our Hands - by Lucy Farfort - £12.99
A timeless fable‚ this debut children’s picture book from author Lucy Farfort is sure to entrance and empower in equal measure.
‘We called it 'The Dulling'. It had been creeping in for such a long time, and had started so gradually, th ... more
My Most Exciting Eid (Board Book) - by Zeba Talkhani, illustrated by Abeeha Tariq - £7.99
A beautiful introduction to Eid for babies and toddlers – with family and heart at its core.
Just one more sleep before EID! Safa is so excited for Eid-al-Fitr. She loves drawing henna patterns on her hands, decorating her home and munchin ... more
The Boy with Flowers in His Hair - by Jarvis - £7.99
His name is David. He’s the boy with flowers in his hair and he’s my best friend...
David is the boy with flowers in his hair. He’s sweet and gentle, just like his petals. But when David’s flowers begin to fall – a single petal at ... more
When I'm Gone: A Picture Book About Grief - by Marguerite McLaren, illustrated by Hayley Wells - £7.99
When someone you love has died there will be sad days and angry days but also happy days and fun days.
Nobody lives forever ... and some wish they could have stayed for longer ...
This sensitively-written and deeply-moving picture book will ... more
The Missing Piece - by Jordan Stephens and Beth Suzanna - £7.99
A heart-warming, fresh and original story about family and friendship from brand-new picture book author, writer and performer Jordan Stephens.
Sunny loves jigsaw puzzles – the bigger the better. When she completes one, she gets a warm, ha ... more
Pick a Story: A Dinosaur Unicorn Robot Adventure - by Sarah Coyle and Adam Walker-Parker - £7.99
The second book in a brilliant new series of ‘pick your own’ picture book adventures!
Do you love dinosaurs? How about robots? And unicorns?
Find them ALL in the pages of this laugh-out-loud interactive adventure!
It’s Gwen’s b ... more
We Are All Neighbours - by Alexandra Penfold, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman - £6.99
A bright and uplifting celebration of cultural diversity, belonging and community, from the creators of the New York Times bestselling picture book, All Are Welcome.
'A celebration of a school community... Really uplifting, with bright simple dr ... more
Dear Chocosaur - by Chae Strathie, illustrated by Nicola O'Byrne - £6.99
When Max finds out that Dinosaurs normally eat twigs, stones and creepy-crawlies – EW! – he wants them to be able to try a tasty treat for a change. Max sends T.Rex some of his favourite sweets, chocolate buttons, to share with the other dinosaur ... more
If I Were the World - by Mark Sperring, Illustrated by Natelle Quek - £7.99
A beautifully illustrated picture book with a powerful message about looking after our AMAZING planet!
If I were the world, I'd want flowers and bees.
A chorus of birds singing high in the trees.
If I were the world, I'd want sparkling sea ... more
Wrong! - by Ciara Flood and Lucia Gaggiotti - £7.99
Meet a cast of larger-than-life jungle animals in this hilarious cautionary tale about good manners!
The animals of the jungle are all very good at sharing and taking turns… All except Hog. Hog barges and grabs, yells and stomps. He's gree ... more
Making Happy - by Sheetal Sheth, illustrated by Khoa Le - £7.99
When Leila's mother gets sick, lots of things change for her family. But one important thing stays the same: they still have each other, and they know how to find joy and laughter when they need it most!
The poetic, uplifting story and hope ... more
Dadaji's Paintbrush - by Rashmi Sirdeshpande, illustrated by Ruchi Mhasane - £12.99
Discover that bereavement can be a beginning, not an ending, in this beautiful story of one boy's grief when he loses his beloved grandfather.
Dadaji loves to teach others to paint, especially his grandson. But after Dadaji passes away, the boy ... more
The Littlest Yak: The New Arrival - by Lu Fraser and Kate Hindley - £6.99
This irresistible follow-up to the bestselling, award-winning The Littlest Yak celebrates new siblings and the way that a heart can grow to fit even more love inside!
Gertie the yak is back! And she's going to be a big sister! Gertie wants the n ... more
Penguin Huddle - by Ross Montgomery, illustrated by Sarah Warburton - £12.99
A charming and playful picture book told with humour and heart from the brilliant team behind Ten Delicious Teachers.
The penguin pack play all day long. And when the sun goes down, and the night grows cold and dark…“PENGUIN HUDDLE!” The p ... more
The Rock from the Sky - by Jon Klassen - £8.99
Look up! From the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the Hat trilogy comes a new deadpan gem.
Turtle really likes standing in his favourite spot. He likes it so much that he asks his friend Armadillo to come over and stand in it, too. But now th ... more
I Love Chinese New Year - by Eva Wong Nava and Xin Li - £7.99
A gorgeously illustrated introduction to Chinese New Year, written by Eva Wong Nava and illustrated by Li Xin.
‘Twelve animals, one for each year, each one with their own special powers. It all started with a race to cross the most heavenly of ... more
Grandad's Camper - by Harry Woodgate - £7.99
WATERSTONES PICTURE BOOK AWARD-WINNER 2022!
Celebrate love in all its forms, as Grandad tells his granddaughter about the adventures he used to have with Gramps.
A long time ago, Grandad and Gramps spent many happy days travelling the world tog ... more
My Family and Other Families: Finding the Power in Our Differences - by Lewis and Richard Edwards-Middleton, illustrated by Andy Passchier - £6.99
This funny and heartwarming tale about friends, family and Ferris wheels, shows lots of different families who are all equal.
A book for every family, this story gently shows children that it's wonderfully normal for every family to be diffe ... more
Halle Had a Hammer - by Richard O'Neill and Michelle Russell, illustrated by Elijah Vardo - £5.99
Book Band: Lime (Ideal for ages 6+)
An inspiring story about a Romani Traveller family, ideal for children practising reading at home or in school.
Halle and her family are Romani Travellers. They move around and they're very good at fixing ... more
Mina Belongs Here - by Sandra Niebuhr-Siebert, illustrated by - £12.99
Mina is worried about starting a new kindergarten in her new country. The classroom is full of laughter, friendly faces and fun things to do, but the only word Mina can understand is her name.
As she listens to stories and songs, chatter and ... more
Hana's Hundreds of Hijabs - by Razeena Omar Gutta, illustrated by Manal Mirza - £6.99
Hana has a humongous collection of hijabs and accessories – and her hijab is always styled superbly. But when her overflowing collection gets a little out of hand, Hana knows something needs to be done... and comes up with a clever plan for sharing ... more
Dare We Be Dragons? - by Barry Falls - £7.99
A powerful and poetic imaginative adventure from the creator of Alone, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize!
Who knows where we’ll go...
Or what we might see...
What on earth will we find?
Oh, what might we be?& ... more
The Christmasaurus - by Tom Fletcher, illustrated by Shane Devries - £7.99
Bestselling author Tom Fletcher has re-invented his beloved Christmas story The Christmasaurus as a rhyming picture-book adventure for younger readers to enjoy - now in paperback!
Santa and his reindeer live as north as you can go,
in a place t ... more
The Pug Who Wanted to Be an Elf - by Bella Swift - £6.99
Have yourself a Peggy little Christmas! The world’s favourite pug is back with a funny and festive story.
Peggy and her family have won a dream winter holiday to Lapland! But sadly, Dad’s work means that he can’t go with them. Chloe is sad ... more
The Boy Who Dreamed Dragons - by Caryl Lewis, illustrated by Carmen Saldana - £12.99
Albie dreams dragons... Some jewel-bright and fierce, some softly-scaled and whispery, but whichever kind they are, they stay with him throughout the night and the next day too. But the only trouble is that no one else can see Albie's dragons.& ... more
What Feelings Do When No One's Looking - by Tina Oziewicz, illustrated by Aleksandra Zajac - £12.99
Curiosity climbs to the highest branch of a tree, joy bounces on a trampoline. Gratitude warms you like a woolly jumper...
What Feelings Do When No One’s Looking is a stunning, charming and brilliantly inventive picturebook about the feel ... more
My First Moomin: Goodnight Moomin (Board Book) - by Tove Jansson - £7.99
The first book in a brand new read-aloud board book series for the youngest Moomin fans!
It's bedtime, but Moomin just can't sleep! Moominmamma gives him a extra special bedtime cuddle, and Snorkmaiden offers him her favourite snuggly toy. B ... more
The Circles in the Sky - by Karl James Mountford - £12.99
A beautiful and sensitive exploration of grief, loss and hope from Karl James Mountford, in his much-awaited author-illustrator debut.
One day, Fox is drawn to something in the forest – it’s something small, something silent, perhaps for ... more
Kumo: The Bashful Cloud - by Kyo Maclear, illustrated by Nathalie Dion - £15.99
The uplifting journey of a bashful cloud (“kumo” in Japanese) who discovers the rewards of feeling seen.
Kumo is a cloud whose only wish is to float unseen. When she’s assigned cloud duty for the day, she feels overwhelmed by self-doub ... more
Roald Dahl: Trick or Treat: A lift-the-flap book (Board Book) - by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake - £7.99
Dare you play a halloween game? Look under each flap to find a gloriumptious treat or a disgusterous trick!
Will you find a stinky snozzcumber or a pile of scrumptious sweets? This sturdy board book, full of flaps, is perfect to introduce ... more
A Dress with Pockets - by Lily Murray, illustrated by Jenny Lovlie - £7.99
A funny and frock-filled story for modern children who don't just want sequins and sparkles on their dresses, from rising star Lily Murray and Waterstones Prize-winning illustrator, Jenny Lovlie.
Lucy and Aunt Augusta are dress shopping. And, at ... more
Pick a Story: A Pirate Alien Jungle Adventure - by Sarah Coyle and Adam Walker-Parker - £7.99
The first in a sparkling new series of ‘pick your own’ picture book adventures!
Do you love pirates? How about aliens? And jungle animals?
Find them ALL in the pages of this laugh-out-loud interactive adventure!
Vincent’s dog, Tr ... more
Ollie's Back-to-School Bear - by Nicola Killen - £6.99
With a reassuring and engaging message, Ollie’s Back-to-School Bear is perfect for helping children prepare for their first day at Preschol or Big School!
On the night before school starts, Ollie is feeling nervous. Finally asleep, she’s su ... more
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