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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
Uncle Bobby's Wedding - by Sarah Brannen, illustrated by Lucia Soto - £6.99
Chloe loves, loves, LOVES her special uncle Bobby.   So when she learns that Uncle Bobby is going to be getting married to his boyfriend Jamie she's not at all pleased. What if Uncle Bobby doesn't have time to play with Chloe anymore?   ... more

Bodies Are Cool - by Tyler Feder - £7.99
This body positive picture book is a vibrant, joyful, and judgement-free celebration of every body shape and size.  My body, your body, every different kind of body! All of them are good bodies! BODIES ARE COOL!   This heart-warming, inclus ... more

Antiracist Baby - by Ibram X. Kendi, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky - £7.99
This is the #1 New York Times bestselling introduction to racism from award-winning author and academic, Ibram X. Kendi.   Take your first steps with Antiracist Baby! Or, rather, follow Antiracist Baby's nine easy steps for building a more eq ... more

Rain Before Rainbows - by Smriti Halls and David Litchfield - £7.99
An uplifting, stunningly beautiful book about optimism in the darkest of places.   A girl and her companion fox travel together from a place of loss and despair, through uncertain times, towards the hope of colour, light and life. Along the w ... more

What Happened to You? - by James Catchpole, illustrated by Karen George - £6.99
The first ever picture book addressing how a disabled child might want to be spoken to.  What happened to you? Was it a shark? A burglar? A lion? Did it fall off?   Every time Joe goes out the questions are the same... what happened to his leg ... more

Weirdo - by Zadie Smith and Nick Laird - £12.99
Meet Maud: a guinea pig who inexplicably wears a judo suit - and not everyone understands or approves.  When Maud is thrown into a new and confusing situation, it takes brave decisions and serendipitous encounters for her to find her place and e ... more

The Problem with Problems - by Rachel Rooney and Zehra Hicks - £7.99
Have you ever met a Problem? They come in all shapes and sizes, and can pop up at the most inconvenient times. But you should know some things about them that will help you make them disappear...  This one-of-a-kind picture book will help ... more

I Am Every Good Thing - by Derrick Barnes and Gordon C James - £6.99
Selected by Oprah Magazine as one of its ‘essential books for discussing racism with kids’.  I am a non-stop ball of energy. Powerful and full of light. I am a go-getter. A difference-maker. A leader.  Step inside the mind of the confid ... more

Can You Keep a Secret? - by Melissa Castrillon - £6.99
If you met a dragon, could you keep it secret?  One day in the forest, Winnie discovers the last dragon in the whole world. His fabulous friends, the gryphon, the winged lion and the tree-man, are the last of their kind, too. They'll be in danger if ... more

Talking is Not My Thing - by Rose Robbins - £7.99
I don't talk. My brother uses words, but it's not so easy for me!   An autistic sibling explains in thoughts how she uses non-verbal communication in her daily life.  A joyful and inclusive view by Rose Robbins, creator of the companion pictur ... more

Benjamin Zephaniah's Nature Trail - by Benjamin Zephaniah, illustrated by Nila Aye - £12.99
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

Sunday Rain - by Rosie J. Pova, illustrated by Amariah Rauscher - £7.99
Elliott has just moved into a new house. He spends his days with his fictional friends, immersed in a book.   When an inviting Sunday rain gathers the local kids to play in the puddles, Elliott longs to join in, but he's too shy to go outside ... more

Albert Talbot: Master of Disguise - by Ben Manley, illustrated by Aurelie Guillerey - £7.99
Who will Albert be next? A fearless mountaineer, a brilliant mechanical engineer or a galactic megalord? Anything is possible with an imagination like Albert's as he powers through his day.   As a boy, Albert is nervous in a swimming lesson, but ... more

Omar, The Bees And Me - by Helen Mortimer and Cottle - £7.99
An uplifting story on sustainability, in response to many 'heavy' green titles coming to the market that children often find intimidating.   Omar, The Bees and Me encourages children to look after nature in local communities planting wild flo ... more

How Are You Feeling (Board Book) - by Erin Jang - £10.99
The How Are You Feeling? Board Book introduces emotional literacy, self-awareness and empathy to toddlers in an engaging and interactive way.   Lift the large flaps throughout the book to reveal a variety of emotions and use the mirror on the ... more

Say Hello to Baby - by Smriti Prasadam-Halls and Britta Teckentrup - £6.99
When a new baby sibling comes along, it can be hard adjusting to sharing your toys (and your parents!). This handy guide is the perfect book to reassure older siblings when the family has a new arrival, letting them know that they will always have a ... more

Baby Young, Gifted, and Black (Board Book) - by Jamia Wilson and Andrea Pippins - £7.99
"There are so many things I am and can be... There's a whole world waiting for me."   Introduce your baby to Black excellence with this lyrical board-book edition of Young, Gifted and Black. Includes a mirror at the back so young dreamers can s ... more

Leo and the Octopus - by Isabelle Marinov and Chris Nixon - £6.99
The world was too bright for Leo. And too loud. "I must be living on the wrong planet," Leo thought.  Leo struggles to make sense of the world. He doesn't understand the other children in his class, and they don't seem to understand him. But then ... more

Books Make Good Pets - by John Agard, illustrated by Momoko Abe - £6.99
Books make good pets and don't need going to the vet. You don't have to keep them on a lead or throw them a stick. They'll wag their words whenever you flick their dog-eared pages. Even howl an ancient tale for the inward-listening ear.   ... more

The Worrying Worries - by Rachel Rooney and Zehra Hicks - £12.99
What happens when you get a Worry?  They can follow you around everywhere, and they are HUNGRY. They feed on your fears and put sad thoughts in your head until they've grown so big, it can be hard to get anything done!  Luckily, the Worry E ... more

Too Small Tola and the Three Fine Girls - by Atinuke - £6.99
Three charming stories about a young girl who lives in a flat in Lagos with her sister, Moji, who is very clever; her brother, Dapo, who is very fast; and Grandmummy, who is very bossy.   Too Small Tola is just the right size to fit under the bed ... more

Julian at the Wedding - by Jessica Love - £12.99
The star of Julian Is a Mermaid makes a joyful return - and finds a new friend - at a wedding to be remembered.   Julian and his nana are attending a wedding. Better yet, Julian is in the wedding along with his cousin Marisol.  When wedding d ... more

Jeremy Worried About the Wind - by Pamela Butchart, illustrated by Kate Hindley - £6.99
A quirky, touching fully illustrated picture book that will open up important conversations about worries and anxiety from Blue Peter prize winning author, Pamela Butchart.  Jeremy is a worrier. He worries about odd socks, spotty bananas, evi ... more

Beautiful Girl: Celebrating the Wonders of Your Body - by Christiane Northrup, with Kristina Tracy, illustrated by Aurelie Blanz - £12.99
Beautiful Girl presents this simple but important message: that to be born a girl is a very special thing and carries with it magical gifts and powers that must be recognized and nurtured.  Through these empowering words and illustrations, little gi ... more

What Are Little Girls Made Of? Nursery Rhymes for Feminist Times - by Jeanne Willis and Isabelle Follath - £9.99
Award-winning author Jeanne Willis, revamps all the favourite Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes.  Think you know your favourite classic nursery rhymes? Read this picture book and think again!   In this witty reworking of popular nursery rhymes, Geo ... more

I Am Brown - by Ashok Banker, illustrated by Sandhya Prabhat - £11.99
I am brown. I am beautiful. I am perfect. I designed this computer. I ran this race. I won this prize. I wrote this book. I am brown. I am amazing. I am you.   A joyful celebration of the skin you're in - of being brown, of being amazing, of bei ... more

The Shortest Day - by Susan Cooper, illustrated by Carson Ellis - £7.99
So the shortest day came, and the year died... As the sun set on the shortest day of the year, early people would gather to prepare for the long night ahead. They built fires and lit candles. They played music, bringing their own light to the darkne ... more

Oh, The Things We're For! - by Innosanto Nagara - £14.99
A new book by the author of A is for Activist is a rhyming, boldly illustrated vision of a better world.  Oh, The Things We're For! is a celebration of the better world that is not only possible, but is here today if we choose it. Today's kids ar ... more

Counting Creatures - by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Sharon King-Chai - £14.99
A stunning counting book full gorgeous baby animals, with amazing flaps to lift and holes to peep through. From Julia Donaldson, bestselling author of The Gruffalo, and Sharon King-Chai, who together created the award-winnning Animalphabet.   ... more

Boys Dance! - by John Robert Allman, illustrated by Luciano Lozano - £13.99
A lively and encouraging picture book celebrating boys who love to dance, from the renowned American Ballet Theatre.  Boys who love to dance are center stage in this encouraging, positive, rhyming picture book about guys who love to pirouette ... more

Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth (Book & CD) - by Oliver Jeffers - £8.99
#1 New York Times Bestseller and #1 TIME Best Book of the Year for 2017. Audio Production Awards, Audio Performer of the Year - Gold Winner, 2018   This book and CD edition of the exquisite and thought-provoking Here We Are comes with heartfe ... more

A Gift for Amma: Market Day in India - by Meera Sriram, illustrated by Mariona Cabassa - £6.99
In this #OwnVoices book inspired by the author’s hometown of Chennai, India, a girl explores the vibrant rainbow of delights in a southern Indian street market as she searches for a gift for her amma (mother).  Educational endnotes explain all ... more

Pirate Stew - by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Chris Riddell - £12.99
Meet LONG JOHN McRON, SHIP'S COOK.... and the most unusual babysitter you've ever seen.   Long John has a whole crew of wild pirates in tow, and - for two intrepid children - he's about to transform a perfectly ordinary evening into a riotous ... more

My Nana's Garden - by Dawn Casey, illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle - £6.99
Grandmother's Garden is tangled with weeds, "Wildflowers, says grandma, food for the bees."   A little girl visits her grandmother in summer and winter, and together they explore the wonders of Grandmother's garden.   One day, Grandmother i ... more

The Boy Who Loved Everyone - by Jane Porter - £7.99
A sweet and charmingly illustrated picture book about the ways we express love.   "I love you," Dimitri tells everyone, from his friends at nursery to the big tree in the playground. But why does no one say it back? Dimitri worries no one lov ... more

King Leonard's Teddy - by Phoebe Swan - £6.99
Shortlisted for The Little Rebels Children's Book Award 2020 Finalist 'Teach Early Years Awards 2019: Picture Books category'   King Leonard is so rich that he can buy whatever he wants. Anything old or broken is thrown onto the growing pil ... more

Sneaky Beak - by Tracey Corderoy - £6.99
Is your bath BUBBLY enough? Is your bed BOUNCY enough? Is your cereal CRUNCHY enough? Don't delay - call Sneaky Beak TODAY for deals beyond your wildest dreams!   Bear and Hamster are perfectly content... until gadget-mad salesman, Sneak ... more

The Littlest Yak - by Lu Fraser - £6.99
Perfect for fans of Rachel Bright and Julia Donaldson, The Littlest Yak is joyous, rhyming caper that teaches little ones to celebrate their own unique talents! On the tip of the top of a mountain all snowy, where the ice-swirling, toe-curling b ... more

The World Made a Rainbow - by Michelle Robinson and Emily Hamilton - £6.99
Let's paint a big rainbow to put on display.  When people pass by it and see it, they'll say ... 'All rainstorms must end, and this rainstorm will too.'  And they'll feel a bit happier, all thanks to you.   Light can't shine without dar ... more

How Am I Feeling? A Little Guide to My Emotions (Board book) - by Dorling Kindersley Ltd - £4.99
This cute board book helps young children understand their emotions and how their feelings can influence their actions.  It is often difficult for children, and adults, to articulate their emotions and to understand why they act the way they do. ... more

In Every House, on Every Street - by Jess Hitchman and Lili la Baleine - £6.99
In every house, on every street... there is laughter and tears. There are friends. There is family. And there is love.   A heartwarming celebration of homes...  and all the families that make them.   Recommended for readers aged 3-6. ... more

My Hair (Board book) - by Danielle Murrell Cox - £6.99
A fresh and fun celebration of natural hair for babies and toddlers! My Hair is the perfect introduction to an array of beautiful hairstyles for tiny naturalistas-in-training!   Known for her popular Black Queens and Black Kings coloring books for ... more

Never Show A T-Rex A Book! - by Rashmi Sirdeshpande and Diane Ewen - £6.99
What would happen if you showed a T-Rex a book? Well, she wouldn't know what to do with it... would she?  A madcap, super silly adventure story rooted in the transformative power of books, created by incredible new picture-book duo Rashm ... more

Super Snail - by Elys Dolan - £6.99
Meet Kevin: ordinary slug by day, fearless, shell-wearing Super Snail by night. The superhero you didn't know you were waiting for - from the acclaimed creator of Weasels and Steven Seagull, Elys Dolan.   Kevin must prove his worth to the leg ... more

Kindness Makes Us Strong (Board book) - by Sophie Beer - £6.99
Whether we share a toy or rescue an animal, all acts of kindness – no matter how big or small – make our community stronger! ... more

All Kinds of Families - by Sophy Henn - £6.99
A wonderful celebration of the diversity of family life that is perfect for pre-schoolers, from award-winning author/illustrator Sophy Henn the creator of Where Bear?, Pass It On and the Lifesize series.   Just like us, animal families are al ... more

Meesha Makes Friends - by Tom Percival - £6.99
Meesha loves making things... but there's one thing she finds difficult to make - friends. She doesn't know quite what to do, what to say or when to say it, and she struggles reading and responding to social cues.  But one day she discovers t ... more

Freedom, We Sing - by Amyra Leon and Molly Mendoza - £11.99
I wonder, then, what freedom is. Is it a place? Is it a thought? Can it be stolen? Can it be bought?   As powerful as it is beautiful, Freedom, We Sing is a lyrical picture book designed to inspire and give hope to readers around the world. ... more

Clean Up! - by Nathan Bryon - £6.99
The sequel Nathan and Dapo's debut Look Up!  Join lovable, passionate Rocket as she sets off on a mission to save a Caribbean island from plastic pollution!   When Rocket goes for a holiday to visit her grandparents, she's shocked by ... more

Thank You, Heroes: A Celebration of Our Key Workers - by Patricia Hegarty and Michael Emmerson - £5.00
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 delivery drivers to carers, who are always there for us when the going gets tough. Spend time giving thanks ... more

Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change - by Michelle Cook - £6.99
This unique picture book is part history, part poetry, and entirely inspirational.   It takes the reader step by simple step through the cumulative story of the US Civil Rights Movement, showing how select pioneers' achievements led up to the ... more

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