Category Archives: picture books

Santa’s wish by Samuel Langley- Swain

We have been “Santa’s wish” by Samuel Langley- Swain, it is such a heart warming story! The story begins with a family sitting down on Christmas eve to read  the book “The night before Christmas”. They do their final Christmas preparations such … Continue reading

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“Pick a pine tree” by Patricia Toht

Have you seen “Pick a pine tree” by Patricia Toht illustrated by Jarvis? The book shares the process of changing a pine tree into a Christmas tree! The story begins with a family going to choose their pine tree and … Continue reading

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“The queen’s present” by Steve Antony

We totally love “The queen’s hat” by Steve Antony so we were delighted to find the “The queen’s present” in our local library! The story begins outside Harrods, London’s famous department store where the Queen has not been able to … Continue reading

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“Anna Hibiscus” by Atinuke and Lauren Tobia

“Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa. Amazing Africa.” We spotted a couple of “Anna Hibiscus” books by Atinuke and Lauren Tobia in the library and we fell in love with the spirit of the books. In this series of books there … Continue reading

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“Grandad’s secret giant” by David Litchfield

David Litchfield is one of our top children’s picture book authors/illustrators, he creates such classic heart-warming stories. We particularly love “The bear and the piano” and “The Marvellous moon map”. “Grandad’s secret giant” is about a young boy called Billy and … Continue reading

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“There is no dragon in this story” by Lou Carter and Deborah Allwright

“There is no dragon in this story” by Lou Carter and Deborah Allwright is wonderful picture book with a great fun twist on traditional fairy stories. The story begins by the author explaining what the story was meant to be … Continue reading

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“Have you seen my giraffe?” by Michelle Robinson and Claire Powell.

“Have you seen my giraffe?” by Michelle Robinson and Claire Powell is a great classic picture book which will definitely make you smile! What would you do if you won a giraffe at the fun fair? Would your parents let … Continue reading

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