Category Archives: Picture Books

Hardback and paperback picture books for 3 – 5 year olds

It’s all about ducks…

Ducks are probably the first wild creatures that children come across in visits to the local park, pond or river, and with this book, Just Ducks, a child will learn a lot about these familiar birds. Among other things; how to identify … Continue reading

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Hans and Matilda ?

In Hans and Matilda the author/illustrator Yokococo has created a funny and naughty character; Hans and a good reliable character; Matilda.  Hans causes trouble all the time but when he lets the animals out of the zoo the police put … Continue reading

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Lost Stars, a Book Bear and a naughty dog…….

  Every night the stars come out to light the night sky, but they begin to realise that, in the city, nobody notices them; there are street lights everywhere, everyone seems to be plugged into some kind of technology that distracts … Continue reading

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Two lovely picture books ….

    Frederick is an enchanting, award-winning picture book in which a group of field mice toil to prepare for winter, all exceptFrederick.  He claims to be collecting sun rays, colours and words.  When winter comesFrederick surprises his friends, first … Continue reading

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The story of a most mischievous cat ….

  The first picture book from Tom McLaughlin, The Diabolical Mr Tiddles is a story about Tom who is delighted with his new cat and does everything he can to make him happy.  Mr Tiddles wants to do the same … Continue reading

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Jack and the Beanstalk with a great new twist….

Colin Stimpson has written and illustrated a picture book based on the story of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ which he has retold to create Jack and the Baked Beanstalk.  The story follows the familiar narrative but, with a change to … Continue reading

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Two very interesting and unusual picture books ….

I Want My Hat Back is the first book that Jon Klassen has both written and illustrated, and what a fine book it is.  The bear has lost his hat and asks every creature that he meets if they have seen … Continue reading

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