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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
Tilda Tries Again - by Tom Percival - £6.99
Be open, be honest, be you! Big Bright Feelings for little people.   Tilda's world is just as she likes it.... until one day, it turns completely UPSIDE DOWN. All of a sudden, everything is topsy-turvy, and nothing feels right.  Things that w ... more

Pink Is for Boys (Board book) - by Robb Pearlman - £6.99
Pink is for boys... and girls... and everyone!   This timely and beautiful board book rethinks and reframes the stereotypical blue/pink gender binary and empowers kids-and their grown-ups-to express themselves in every color of the rainbow.  F ... more

Sunflower Sisters - by Monika Singh Gangotra and Michaela Dias-Hayes - £7.99
An uplifting and empowering book about colourism and sisterhood.  Sunflower Sisters is the first in a new, uplifting picture book series by Monika Singh Gangotra, which centres around best friends Amrita and Kiki.   While the story offers a w ... more

The Cat Man of Aleppo - by Irene Latham and Karim Shamsi-Basha, illustrated Yuko Shimizu - £12.99
Out of the ravages of war came hope. How an act of kindness inspired millions worldwide.   When war came to Syria, many fled the once-beautiful city of Aleppo and were forced to become refugees in far-flung places.  But Mohammad Alaa Aljaleel ... more

This Book Has Alpacas and Bears - by Emma Perry - £6.99
Everyone has something to be proud of. In this new, hilarious picture book, Alfonso the Alpaca will set out to prove just that.  Alfonso the Alpaca loves nothing more than relaxing with a good book. Until one day it dawns on him that there ... more

My Rhino is Better Than Yours! - by Bec Barnes - £6.99
Take two rhinos, two children and some fierce competition, and what do you have? A rip-roaring rhyming rhino romp with a rollicking refrain and a tummy-tickling twist, that's what!  Whether your rhino is might and strong, daring and brave, a ... more

Stella and the Seagull - by Georgina Stevens and Izzy Burton - £6.99
Spurred into action when her seagull friend gets poorly from eating plastic, young Stella is soon on a campaign for change.   A beach clean up and plastic straw ban sparks her whole community into action and soon Stella is making a big impact ... more

When We Say Black Lives Matter - by Maxine Beneba Clarke - £6.99
A timely, powerful and much-needed picture book exploring the background to the Black Lives Matter movement for young children.   A beautifully illustrated and poignant picture book about the Black Lives Matter movement - its deep history, ba ... more

My Daddies! - by Gareth Peter - £6.99
A funny, heartfelt picture-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 ... more

Glow (Board book) - by Ruth Forman - £5.99
A joyfully poetic board book that delivers an ode to the beautiful light of African American boys.   This simple, playful, and elegant board book stars a young boy who joyfully celebrates his dark skin with a bright moon at the end of a perf ... more

Peace Train - by Cat Stevens, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds - £6.99
The iconic song is now an incredible picture book!  Celebrate fifty years of Cat Stevens' timeless anthem with this joyfully illustrated picture book filled with hope, love, and the celebration of all cultures and identities.  Fifty years a ... more

Family Reunion - by Chad and Dad Richardson and Ashleigh Corrin - £6.99
In this contemporary #OwnVoices tale, a boy is reluctant to go to his family reunion, which he's sure will be boring.   Vivid, poetic language and rich illustrations bring readers along for the boy's emotional journey, as he ultimately finds ... more

Once Upon a Rhythm: The Story of Music - by James Carter and Valerio Vidali - £7.99
It hums and it thrumsthrough day and nightthe magical, mysticalrhythm of life! Follow the story of music back to the very beginning. Did it start with a stomp or a clap?  This playful poem is an ode to the colourful world of music and rhythm.  ... more

Once Upon a Mermaid's Tail - by Beatrice Blue - £6.99
From the author of the Waterstones Children's Prize shortlisted Once Upon a Unicorn Horn comes a beautiful story of friendship and protecting the oceans.  Theodore has a little boat and a big passion: collecting fish. He loves nothing better than ... more

The Pirate Mums - by Jodie Lancet-Grant - £6.99
Billy's family is not what you'd call ordinary.   His mums won't listen to NORMAL music. They love to sing sea shanties and dance jigs in the lounge.  Their clothes are highly unusual, they have a rude parrot for a pet, and their tast ... more

Making A Baby: An Inclusive Guide to How Every Family Begins - by Rachel Greener - £11.99
In this honest, accessible illustrated guide to how babies are made, young readers can find out exactly what is needed to grow a baby, from introducing the basic building blocks of life such as sperm and eggs, to explaining the different ways that th ... more

The Magic Ocean Slide - by Emma Beswetherick - £5.99
Join best friends Katy, Cassie and Zia on a series of amazing adventures as they work together to save the planet...  On the hottest day of the year, the friends imagine a water slide coming out of Katy's bedroom window. As they plunge into an u ... more

Rita's Rabbit - by Laura Mucha and Hannah Peck - £6.99
Be careful what you wish for!  Rita really really really wanted a rabbit. Spike was NOT a rabbit. He was scaly, scary, scratchy, scrabbly, scrawny, speckled and spiky.  Rita is so very sure she wants a fluffy pet rabbit and NOT a scal ... 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

When a Dragon Meets a Baby - by Caryl Hart, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw - £6.99
A delightful, rhyming picture book that's perfect for any little dragon who is about to become a big sister or brother.   This charming follow-up to When a Dragon Comes to Stay and When a Dragon Goes to School is full of recognisable pre-scho ... more

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

Hey You! An Empowering Celebration of Growing Up Black - by Dapo Adeola - £7.99
This groundbreaking picture book is a lyrical, inspirational exploration of growing up Black, written by award-winning illustrator Dapo Adeola, and brought to life by some of the most exciting Black illustration talents working today.   Remember ... 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

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