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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
My Beautiful Voice - by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Allison Colpoys - £7.99
A moving, lyrical picture book about a shy child unlocking the power of their own voice through poetry, with the helping hand of an extra special teacher, written by poet and playwright Joseph Coelho.   From the creators of If All The World We ... more

Out of a Jar - by Deborah Marcero - £13.99
This highly anticipated follow-up to the critically acclaimed and bestselling picture book In a Jar stars one little bunny dealing with some very big feelings.  Llewellyn does not like to feel afraid or sad, angry, lonely, or embarrassed. And so ... more

Who's Your Real Mum? - by Bernadette Green and Anna Zobel - £6.99
A BIG ISSUE BOOK OF THE YEAR   A beautifully illustrated story, written with a light and humorous touch, that celebrates nontraditional families and captures exactly what lies at the heart of family life - love.   'Elvi, which one is ... more

I Love My Beautiful Hair (Board Book) - by Elissa Wentt - £6.99
A celebration of family tradition and Black hair, in this adorable rhyming board book!  Little EJ is so excited to join her mum and grandma for her first ever trip to the hairdressers. She wants to find a style that is just right. But with so ma ... more

Endlessly Ever After - by Laurel Snyder, illustrated by Dan Santat - £13.99
This funny, original choose-your-path picture book of fractured fairy tales will charm any young fan of the genre, putting the power of storytelling right in the reader’s hands!   Grab your basket and your coat. Put on some walking shoes. Turn ... more

The Honeybee Treasure Hunt: Playdate Adventures - by Emma Beswetherick, illustrated by Anna Woodbine - £5.99
Join Katy, Cassie, Zia and Luca on a series of amazing adventures as they work together to save the planet...  While eating delicious honey on toast in Zia’s garden, the friends decide to go on a hunt for a bees’ nest. They’d love to learn ... more

New Baby - by Isabel Otter and Lucy Farfort - £11.99
Sofia and Bilal are twins, and they love making mischief together! When their family of four becomes five, the twins realise that sharing is harder than they had ever imagine...   This beautifully illustrated picture book is the perfect gift f ... more

The Marvellous Doctors for Magical Creatures - by Jodie Lancet-Grant and Lydia Corry - £6.99
No magical creature has a problem too big for Ava and her Dads to solve! Unicorns with tummy trouble. Dragons with broken wings. Sneezy centaurs and mermaids with measles.  Everyone in town knows just who to see when they are feeling poo ... more

How to Say Hello to a Worm: A First Guide to Outside - by Kari Percival - £13.99
Say “hello” to worms, dirt, peas, and more in this gentle how-to guide for connecting with nature.   The beautiful simplicity of a garden is depicted through digital woodcut illustrations and engaging nonfiction text presented as a series ... more

My Daddies! (Board Book) - by Gareth Peter and Garry Parsons - £6.99
A funny, heartfelt book celebrating same-sex parents and shared story time, perfect for introducing children to the different kinds of family in the world today.  Set off on a series of incredible adventures with an adorable family as the sto ... more

Eyes That Speak to the Stars - by Joanna Ho, illustrated by Dung Ho - £12.99
New York Times bestselling team Joanna Ho and Dung Ho present Eyes That Speak to the Stars, companion to the acclaimed Eyes That Kiss in the Corners.  "A brilliant treatise to love of self and heritage." -School Library Journal (starred review)  ... more

My Wish for You (Board Book) - by Kathryn Hahn and Brigette Barrager - £9.99
A poignant, fierce reflection on the power and spirit of girls and girls-at-heart from celebrated actress Kathryn Hahn and New York Times bestselling illustrator Brigette Barrager.  My wishes for you are many. But the top of the wishes: I want yo ... more

How Kind! (Board Book) - by Mary Murphy - £9.99
Hen gives Pig an unexpected present. "How kind!" says Pig. Pig is so touched, in fact, that he decides to do something kind too.   So Pig gives Rabbit a gift. "How kind!" says Rabbit, who does something kind for Cow, who is kind to Cat, who wants ... more

My Magic Family: A Story About the Magic of ALL Families - by Lotte Jeffs and Sharon Davey - £7.99
There are billions of families, a million ways to be. But in my magic family it's Mummy, Mum and me! Let's tell our family stories - fantastical and true - and we'll find out who's who to me, and who is who to you...   In this celebratory ... more

The Fears You Fear - by Rachel Rooney, illustrated by Zehra Hicks - £12.99
What happens if you meet a Fear? It's a frightening thing, and it's different for us all.  Some are helpful and keep us safe, others cannot be explained. You can fight them and tame them, but sometimes, you might find you were mistaken, and t ... more

The Duck Who Didn't Like Water - by Steve Small - £6.99
Shortlisted for Oscar's Book Prize 2022  Duck is not like other ducks. Duck doesn’t like water and is perfectly fine alone, thank you very much. But then, one dark and stormy night, an outgoing, water-loving, and very lost Frog turns up at ... more

The Station Cat - by Stephen Hogtun - £9.99
A stunning picture book to teach little ones all about the power of kindness and hope.  One day, a lonely little kitten wanders into a dull, grey station, full of dull, grey people.  Her colourful fur and bright green eyes bring warmth ... more

Somebody Crunched Colin - by Sarah Roberts, illustrated by Hannah Jayne Lewin - £6.99
Colin is no ordinary flower. Colin smells appealing – just like the other flowers around him. The only trouble is, he crackles and crunches and flutters in the wind. He can’t seem to find where he belongs, but he smells so delicious that all the ... more

Spreading My Wings - by Nadiya Hussain, illustrated by Ella Bailey - £6.99
A touching story about being proud of who we are and embracing our differences, written by BBC TV star Nadiya Hussain.  I am a boy, and this is Rayf, my bird. Rayf is my friend.   On his first day of holiday camp, a little boy arrives ... more

Benjamin Zephaniah's Nature Trail - by Benjamin Zephaniah, illustrated by Nila Aye - £6.99
A joyful celebration of nature and the wonder of the world around us by legendary poet and performer Benjamin Zephaniah, one of The Times' top 50 British post-war writers.   At the bottom of my garden, there's a hedgehog and a frog, And a lot ... more

The Spectacular Suit - by Kat Patrick, illustrated by Hayley Wells - £12.99
A buoyant and heartwarming celebration of individuality, identity, and dressing to suit yourself!  It’s almost Frankie’s birthday and everything is ready — except for something to wear. All of her party dresses feel wrong. Her family tr ... more

Daddy's Rainbow - by Lucy Rowland and Becky Cameron - £6.99
Erin's daddy sees the colour in everything. Even on the greyest days, they put on their wellies and go splashing in puddles because, Daddy says, 'We can't see rainbows without rain!'   But what happens when the greyest day of all comes, and D ... more

Fabulous Frankie - by Simon James Green, illustrated by Garry Parsons - £6.99
From award-winning Simon James Green and bestselling Garry Parsons comes this beautifully-told, gorgeously illustrated picture book about what it REALLY means to be fabulous!  All Frankie wants is to be fabulous!  But, SIGH!, he’s l ... more

Pink is for Boys - by Willa Liburd Tavernier, illustrated by Audeva Joseph - £7.95
Jeremy, who lives in Tortola, loves playing with his friend Jamilla when he visits St. Kitts... until she begins to insist that some things are for 'girls only'. Join these two friends as they learn together!   Pink is for Boys actively engag ... more

My Mums Love Me - by Anna Membrino, illustrated by Joy Hwang Ruiz - £6.99
This lyrical and heartfelt picture book is a gorgeous celebration of same-sex parents and motherhood.   I love my mums and they love me together we are a FAMILY!   This beautifully-told story about a same-sex family of two mums and their ba ... more

Daddy Speaks Love - by Leah Henderson, illustrated by E.B. Lewis - £13.99
A moving tribute to the joy and grounding that fathers bring to their children’s lives.  What does a daddy do? From day one, this daddy speaks love to his little one. And along with that love, his words and actions speak many other things, ... more

Luma and the Pet Dragon - by Leah Mohammed - £6.99
Two warm and funny stories about Luma and her cheeky pet dragon - for readers aged 5+.   When Luma Dewan wakes up on the morning of her seventh birthday, she knows that today will be special. But she has no idea just how wonderful and extraor ... more

A Shelter for Sadness - by Anne Booth, illustrated by David Litchfield - £6.99
Sadness has come to live with me and I am building it a shelter. I am building a shelter for my sadnessand welcoming it inside.   A small boy creates a shelter for his sadness, a safe space where Sadness is welcome, where it can curl up small ... more

Snow White in Space - by Peter Bently and Chris Jevons - £6.99
A futuristic fairy tale reimagining Snow White as a super-cool astronaut, this book is a must for space fans!  Snow White is on a mission to defeat the wicked Queen Mortilda of Planet Zo and her robot army! With the help of seven small aliens she ... more

My Very Favourite Book in the Whole Wide World - by Malcolm Mitchell, illustrated by Michael Robertson - £6.99
What’s your favourite story? Join Henley in his search for his in this wonderfully fun picture book! From Super Bowl champion and literacy crusader Malcolm Mitchell comes an exciting new story that shows even reluctant readers that there is a book ... more

Little Glow - by Katie Sahota, illustrated by Harry Woodgate - £7.99
An important story which amplifies the importance of introverts, while showcasing the amazing celebrations of light across our diverse communities. "A celebration of light, love and togetherness, just when we need it most."(Karl Newson) ... more

Bathe the Cat - by Alice B. McGinty, illustrated by David Roberts - £12.99
Bathe the floor? Sweep the dishes? This riotous romp of a picture book follows a frantic family as they try to get some chores done-with no help from the family cat, who keeps scrambling the list of chores with hilarious effects. Get ready for a roll ... more

Zeki Loves Mummy - by Anna McQuinn, illustrated by Ruth Hearson - £6.99
Share the delight of a day with Zeki and his mummy!  From when he wakes up in the morning, Zeki and his mummy fill their days with giggling, building dens, yoga, cycling, snacking, splashy painting and reading. At the end of the day, Mummy's ... more

The Wide, Wide Sea - by Anna Wilson, illustrated by Jenny Lovlie - £6.99
A lyrical and inspirational picture book about protecting nature from plastic pollution.  When a young child forges a special connection with a seal on a trip to the seaside, their imagination takes them on an unforgettable journey. Through t ... more

Maisy's Chinese New Year - by Lucy Cousins - £6.99
Maisy is celebrating one of the world's biggest festivals: Chinese New Year!   From hanging up lanterns to receiving lucky red packets and joining in the dragon dance at the parade, this bright and colourful storybook is a perfect introductio ... more

I Am Courage: A Book of Resilience - by Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds - £10.99
Encourage kids to find their inner strength with this companion to the New York Times bestsellers I Am Human and I Am Love!  I move ahead one breath at a time. I act with bravery. I am courage.  When we picture someone brave, we might think ... more

Change Sings: A Children's Anthem - by Amanda Gorman, illustrated by Loren Long - £12.99
A lyrical picture book debut from No.1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman and No.1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long  "I can hear change humming In its loudest, proudest song. I don' ... more

Daisy's Dragons: A Story About Feelings - by Frances Stickley, illustrated by Annabel Tempest - £6.99
A delightful picture book which explores the importance of emotions.  Warning! Contains dragons.  Nobody but Daisy can see her dragons. And usually, they all get along in their own wonderful chaotic way, but Daisy's dragons aren't like ordin ... more

First Questions and Answers: What is Racism? (Board book) - by Katie Daynes and Jordan Akpojaro, illustrated by Sandhya Prabhat - £9.99
Answering young children's questions about racism is hard. This book gives both children and adults the language and sensitivity they need to talk about the topic. It gently explains what racism is, how it happens, why it is NEVER acceptable and what ... more

Forest: Finn and Skip's Rainforest Adventure - by Brendan Kearney - £6.99
Join fisherman Finn and his dog, Skip, on their second adventure in this illustrated story book for young children, which teaches them about deforestation and what they can do to help.  This book is the ideal introduction to the environmental concer ... more

Charlie Chooses - by Lou Peacock, illustrated by Nicola Slater - £6.99
A funny, reassuring picture book about dogs, tricky choices and friendship – with artwork by bestselling illustrator Nicola Slater!  Charlie does NOT like to choose. He can’t make up his mind between chocolate or vanilla ice cream, stripy ... more

Michael Rosen's Sticky McStickstick: The Friend Who Helped Me Walk Again - by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Tony Ross - £12.99
A powerful and personal story from one of Britain's best-loved authors about his recovery from coronavirus.  After being admitted to hospital in 2020 with coronavirus, Michael Rosen had to learn to walk again. With the support of doctors and nur ... more

Celebrate the World: Diwali (Board Book) - by Hannah Eliot, illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan - £5.99
Learn all about the traditions of Diwali with this third book in the delightful board book series Celebrate the World, which highlights special occasions and holidays across the globe.  Each autumn we gather with our friends and family and light ... more

Dolls and Trucks Are for Everyone - by Robb Pearlman - £12.99
From the author and illustrator of Pink Is for Boys comes an empowering book that teaches kids and adults alike that gender cannot define who you are or want to become.  Dolls and trucks are for boys and girls and everyone, as are fabric and wood ... more

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners - by Joanna Ho, illustrated by Dung Ho - £12.99
A New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller  This lyrical, stunning picture book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry, and is a celebration of diver ... more

The Visible Sounds - by Yin Jianling and Yu Rong - £7.99
Based on the true story of Chinese dancer Lihua Tai, The Visible Sounds tells the uplifting tale of a young child dealing with the frustration and solitude of hearing loss.   Alone in silence, the child's life is changed forever when a chance tou ... more

Mindful Mr Sloth - by Katy Hudson - £6.99
Sasha has one speed - fast. She loves to do lots of things, all at once, as fast as possible. Mr Sloth has one speed - slow.  He loves to do things one at a time, at a nice, easy pace. Can Mr Sloth's mindful ways teach Sasha to slow down and ... more

The Wolf's Secret - by Myriam Dahman and Nicolas Digard, illustrated by Julia Sarda - £7.99
Wolf is a hunter, feared by every creature. But he has a secret: in the middle of the forest lives a girl whose beautiful voice has entranced him...  The Wolf longs for friendship. But is he prepared to sacrifice his own true nature in order ... more

I Can Do Anything! A Book of Positivity - by Florence Quinn - £6.99
I Can Do Anything! is a manifesto on positivity that radiates joy and excitement about a child's world.  This bright, bold and colourful 24-page picture book introduces readers to a variety of adorable and strong children, who demonstrate their apti ... more

The Best Diwali Ever - by Sonali Shah and Chaaya Prabhat - £6.99
Peek into the magic of Diwali in this heart-warming picture book about Diwali, siblings and how very special this celebration can be.   This year, Ariana has plans to make Diwali an extra special celebration, with yummy sweets, divas around the h ... more

My Monster - by Declan Harrigan and Jake Biggin - £8.99
"A book for children of all ages, from 6-96. We all need to talk about our monsters. Declan captures the reality of night terrors that become daytime fears for children and gives hope in this very important narrative. If we listen to the little voice ... more

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