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New Books for Younger Children

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

Most books can be ordered within 7-10 days, subject to availability. If you need a book urgently, or by a specific date, you can always contact us before ordering to ask how long it would take
Thank You, Heroes: A Celebration of Our Key Workers - by Patricia Hegarty and Michael Emmerson - £5.00
** Please note - this book isn't published until 23rd July 2020, so isn't available until then. **   The world is full of heroes, and we are thankful for every single one!Let's hear it for all our helper heroes, from NHS staff to teachers and ... more

One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference - by Katie Smith Milway, illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes - £9.99
Inspired by true events, One Hen tells the story of Kojo, a boy from Ghana who turns a small loan into a thriving farm and a livelihood for many.  After his father died, Kojo had to quit school to help his mother collect firewood to sell at t ... more

My Monster and Me - by Nadiya Hussain, illustrated by Ella Bailey - £6.99
The very first picture book from the winner of The Great British Bake Off and national treasure, Nadiya Hussain, beautifully illustrated by Ella Bailey.   A touching story about a little boy whose worry monster follows him everywhere he goes. ... more

That's My Daddy! - by Ruth Redford, illustrated by Dan Taylor - £6.99
You Choose meets My Dad is Brilliant in this celebration of daddies everywhere.   This engaging picture book encourages children to identify their daddies in a fun and interactive way.   Daddies come in all shapes and sizes but what i ... more

Cool Cuts - by Mechal Renee Roe - £12.99
Boys and their cool, natural hair are celebrated in this bright, joyful read-together picture book that will have kids everywhere chanting the book's chorus: "I am born to be awesome!"  When the stars shine, the world is mine! I am born to be awe ... more

Like the Ocean We Rise - by Nicola Edwards and Sarah Wilkins - £12.99
Our planet is vast and it's beautiful too, But it needs our help; it needs me, it needs you.   This timely peek-through picture book explores humans' impact on our Earth and how we can all make a difference.   Celebrate the international youth ... more

Love Makes a Family (Board Book) - by Sophie Beer - £10.99
This fun, inclusive board book celebrates the one thing that makes every family a family...  ...and that's LOVE.  Love is baking a special cake. Love is lending a helping hand. Love is reading one more book.  In this exuberant board book, ... more

Antiracist Baby (Board Book) - by Ibram X. Kendi, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky - £6.99
** Please note - this book isn't published until 17th July 2020, so won't be available until then. **   From the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist comes a fresh new board book that empowe ... more

Dear Earth - by Isabel Otter, illustrated by Clara Anganuzzi - £11.99
When Tessa writes a love letter to the Earth, it's the beginning of a glorious adventure.   She blows bubbles with whales, soars with birds and joins in with the noisy rainforest hullabaloo!   Tessa wants everyone to know how special our plan ... more

Boonoonoonous Hair - by Olive Senior, illustrated by Laura James - £6.99
In this vibrant and exquisitely illustrated picture book, written by Commonwealth Prize-winning Jamaican-Canadian Olive Senior, and with pictures by the acclaimed artist Laura James (the team that created Anna Carries Water), a young girl learns to l ... more

Happy Animals: Friends Not Food - by Liora Raphael and Glenn Saks, illustrated by Susan Szecsi - £14.99
This cheerful and beautifully illustrated children’s book provides an entertaining introduction to the meaning and compassion behind the choice to live a vegan lifestyle.   Kids will meet six named characters from the animal kingdom and lea ... more

I Don't Like Books. Never. Ever. The End. - by Emma Perry and Sharon Davey - £11.99
Once upon a time there was a little girl called Mabel. A girl who didn't like books...  A gorgeously warm picture book, celebrating the boundless potential of stories to inspire and delight. Sharon Davey’s superb illustrations add warmth, life ... more

Why Do We Cry? - by Fran Pintadera and Ana Sender - £14.99
A sensitive, poetic picture book using metaphors to explain the reasons for our tears, making it clear that everyone is allowed to cry, and that everyone does.  In a soft voice, Mario asks, "Mother, why do we cry?" His mother thinks for a moment, ... more

Bake a Rainbow Cake! (Board Book) - by Amirah Kassem - £11.99
Pour it! Mix it!  Bake it! Frost it! Make a wish! With wheels to spin, flaps to open, and tabs to pull, this board book is perfect for little bakers!In this interactive board book, create Flour Shop’s incredible rainbow explosion cake that, ... more

Superkitty versus Mousezilla - by Hannah Whitty, illustrated by Paula Bowles - £6.99
It's the day of the picnic party and the residents of Big City are busy making preparations, when disaster strikes... the shelves of Mr Fizz's Pop Shop are empty and nothing remains but a trail of crumbs at Mrs Appleton's Bakery!  But there's ... more

Animalphabet - by Julia Donaldson and Sharon King-Chai - £9.99
A hugely entertaining animal ABC guessing game with peep-through pages and amazing fold-out flaps, by the bestselling Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, and award-winning illustrator Sharon King-Chai.  With eye-catching artwork and an e ... more

From My Window - by Otávio Júnior, illustrated by Vanina Starkoff - £7.99
What do you see from your window?   This #OwnVoices picture book from Brazil offers a first-hand view of what children growing up in the favelas of Rio de Janiero see everyday.   A vibrant and diverse celebration of urban community livi ... more

Number 7 Evergreen Street - by Julia Patton - £6.99
Pea lives in a flat at Number 7 Evergreen Street. It's a grey building in a grey street, in a grey city. Inside the building, however, it's not grey at all. Pea and her parents have lots of amazing, colourful neighbours.   One day, an army of ... more

My Friend Earth - by Patricia MacLachlan, illustrated by Francesca Sanna - £12.99
Celebrate Earth Day with this valentine to our wonderful planet from the Newbery Award-winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall.  Our friend Earth does so many wonderful things! She tends to animals large and small. She pours down summer rain ... more

The Undefeated - by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Kadir Nelson - £6.99
This is for the unforgettable. The unafraid. The undefeated.   From New York Times bestselling-author Kwame Alexander comes this powerful and important ode to black history: the strength and bravery of everyday people and the grit, passion, and pe ... more

The Weed - by Quentin Blake - £12.99
An inspiring fable about the power of nature, encouraging children and adults alike to care for the environment and each other.  The members of the Meadowsweet family suddenly and unexpectedly find themselves at the bottom of a giant crack in th ... more

Every Child A Song - by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Marc Martin - £6.99
When you were born, a song began...   So begins this lyrical and unique non-fiction picture book by award-winning children’s author Nicola Davies. With tenderness and heart, Nicola introduces young readers to the universal rights that every ... more

No! My First Book of Protest (Board book) - by Julie Merberg and Molly Egan - £9.99
What's YOUR child's favourite word?  Little ones will love to chime in with NO, NO! as they learn about speaking up for important issues like equality, education and the environment.   Fun, rhyming text introduces iconic activists from Martin ... more

The Extraordinary Gardener - by Sam Boughton - £6.99
Joe is a boy just like any other, but Joe loves to imagine. Joe lives in a pretty ordinary tower block, in a rather ordinary city. His world is rather grey. However, he spends his time imagining a wonderful world filled with exotic plants and unusual ... more

The Song of the Tree - by Coralie Bickford-Smith - £14.99
A lyrical, heart-warming new tale from the award-winning designer and creator of The Fox and the Star.  Bird loves to sing in the towering tree at the heart of the jungle. It feels like home. When the season changes she must say goodbye, b ... more

This Land Is Your Land - by Woody Guthrie (words and music) and Kathy Jakobsen (illustrations) - £14.99
Since Woody Guthrie wrote “This Land Is Your Land” in the 1940s, it has become one of the most familiar and best-loved folk songs in America. This is the only fully illustrated edition of the song in the marketplace.   Now more timely than ... more

Isle of You - by David LaRochelle, illustrated by Jaime Kim - £7.99
A deep breath and a little imagination are key in this gentle, beautifully illustrated story that will inspire little ones to lift their own spirits – and remember that they are loved.  Some days are harder to get through than others, but when ... more

Otto Blotter, Bird Spotter - by Graham Carter - £6.99
The Blotter family are famous bird spotters, who stay in their hide all day. All except for Otto – he’d rather go out and have big adventures.   When he follows the BIGGEST footprints he’s ever seen, he finds an extraordinary baby bird a ... more

The Garden Of Hope - by Isabel Otter and Katie Rewse - £6.99
A little girl finds courage and purpose as she transforms an overgrown and neglected garden into a place of beauty, love... and ultimately hope. ... more

Hey Black Child (Board book) - by Useni Eugene Perkins, illustrated by Bryan Collier - £5.99
Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins.  Hey black child, Do you know who you are? Who really are ... more

Don't Touch My Hair! - by Sharee Miller - £6.99
An entertaining picture book that teaches the importance of asking for permission first as a young girl attempts to escape the curious hands that want to touch her hair.  It seems that wherever Aria goes, someone wants to touch her hair. In t ... more

What Is A Refugee? - by Elise Gravel - £11.99
Who are refugees? Why do they need to leave their country? Are they always welcomed into their new country? Open this book to see why refugees are just like you and me.  In this simple, graphic and bold picture book for young children, author/ill ... more

Superhero Gran - by Timothy Knapman, illustrated by Joe Berger - £6.99
All Grandmothers are wonderful and the Gran in this story is no exception. She might not lift buildings or go whooshing through the sky, but she can plan super sleepovers, tell super-funny stories and even put together super disguises.   This Gra ... more

Aalfred and Aalbert: A Love Story - by Morag Hood - £6.99
An aadorable and funny love story between aardvarks.  Aardvarks Aalfred and Aalbert both need a pal. But Aalfred sleeps in the day, and Aalbert sleeps at night. How will they ever get the chance to meet?  Bird conjures up a series of sillier ... more

Too Small Tola - by Atinuke, illustrated by Onyinye Iwu - £5.99
Tola may be small, but she's very determined.   Three delightful stories about Too Small Tola, a young girl who, though small, is very determined.   Tola lives in a flat in Lagos with her sister, Moji, who is very clever; her brother, ... more

Mum's Jumper - by Jayde Perkin - £12.99
If Mum has gone, how do you carry on?  Missing her feels like a dark cloud that follows you around, or like swimming to a shore that never comes any nearer. But memories are like a jumper that you can cuddle and wear. And Mum's Jumper might be a way ... more

Keith Among the Pigeons - by Katie Brosnan - £6.99
Keith is a cat, but he’d rather be a pigeon. He loves to watch them and learn their ways, but they won’t let him get too close.  Will Keith ever make friends with the pigeons and learn how it feels to be one? Will he ever find out who he rea ... more

The Lost Homework - by Richard O'Neill, illustrated by Kirsti Beautyman - £6.99
In this new addition to Child's Play International's 'Travellers' Tales' series, Sonny devotes his weekend to helping his neighbours and fellow Travellers with a variety of tasks.  He uses many skills, from calculating the amount of fuel needed for ... more

The Book Without A Story - by Carolina Rabei - £6.99
A celebration of libraries, books and the joy of sharing stories, perfect for sharing before bedtime.   When the library closes, and the last librarian has gone home to bed... the books come alive and tell stories of their adventures. But Dus ... more

Rescue Princesses: The Amber Necklace - by Paula Harrison, illustrated by Sharon Tancredi - £5.99
Princess Zina is shocked to discover that the forest home of her kingdom’s lemurs is in danger! Can she and her princess friends work together to save the lovely animals and their precious trees?  Recommended for readers aged approx 5-8. ... more

When A Dragon Comes To Stay - by Caryl Hart, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw - £6.99
When a dragon comes to stay, will she behave herself? Why, of course she will. Obviously she knows she must share her toys, eat daintily and skip happily upstairs at bathtime.  Well... not quite.   Like all toddlers, this little dragon finds ... more

The Blanket Bears - by Samuel Langley-Swain, illustrated by Ashlee Spink - £7.99
A book for every parent who wants their children to understand adoption. Endorsed by Adoption UK, recommended by clinical psychologists. ​  Told through the eyes of two little bears who go on a 'typical' adoption journey, their happy e ... more

Waiting for Wolf - by Sandra Dieckmann - £6.99
Fox and Wolf spend all their perfect days together – talking and laughing for hours, swimming together in the big blue lake, and watching the stars come out, one by one.  Until one day, Wolf is gone.  A beautiful and moving picture ... more

Rabbit and Bear: Attack of the Snack - by Julian Gough and Jim Field - £5.99
Gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear whose happy summer day is interrupted by a Mysterious Thing...  SPLASH! A Mysterious Thing lands in Rabbit and Bear’s peaceful summer lake. ... more

Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment - by Parker Curry and Jessica Curry, illustrated by Brittany Jackson - £12.99
A New York Times bestseller!  A visit to Washington, DC’s National Portrait Gallery forever alters Parker Curry’s young life when she views First Lady Michelle Obama’s portrait.   When Parker Curry came face-to-face with Amy Sher ... more

The Voyage - by Robert Vescio and Andrea Edmonds - £10.99
Displaced by war and conflict, a refugee family sets out on a voyage into the unknown.  Told in only a few words, this is the powerful story of a family fleeing their war-torn country and making a dangerous trip across the ocean to a new life ... more

Spyder - by Matt Carr - £6.99
Who cares about being a fly on the wall? Spyder is here to prove that a spider can be the greatest spy of all!   The name is Spyder, and the code name is 008 (legs). She might only be tiny, but don’t laugh! Spyder is fully kitted out with super- ... more

The Day You Begin - by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Rafael López - £13.99
A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!  National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belpré Illustrator Award winner Rafael López have teamed up to create a poignant, yet heartening book about finding courage to connect, even when y ... more

What Will You Dream of Tonight? - by Frances Stickley, illustrated by Anuska Allepuz - £6.99
What will you dream of tonight? Will it be a midnight balloon ride, sailing on the tail of a whale or swinging through the leaves on a jungle trapeze?   This dreamy, sumptuously illustrated tale travels through deserts and waterfalls to shipw ... more

Izzy Gizmo and the Invention Convention - by Pip Jones, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie - £6.99
Meet Izzy Gizmo – a fabulously feisty new character from Pip Jones (Squishy McFluff, Daddy's Sandwich) brought to life with exuberant and detailed illustrations from the bestselling illustrator of The Detective Dog, Sara Ogilvie.  Izzy and ... more

Hey Grandude! - by Paul McCartney, illustrated by Kathryn Durst - £12.99
From the legendary Paul McCartney - an action-packed picture-book adventure celebrating the fun grandparents and grandchildren can have when their imaginations run wild.  See the compass needle spin - let the magic fun begin!  Grandude is a o ... more

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