picture books

Sam Caldwell – The Book Family Robinson

A bookish family shipwrecked on a treasure island faces off against a fearsome pirate crew in this brilliantly entertaining new picture book illustrated by Sam Caldwell.

‘The Book Family Robinson’ hits shelves this month from Templar Publishing.

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Carmen Saldana – Peggy the Always Sorry Pigeon 

Peggy is an apologetic pigeon. She always assumes she’s in the wrong. Even when she’s the one getting bullied. But Cynthia, an older female seagull, gives her the necessary skills to stand up for herself.

This hilarious tale illustrated by Carmen Saldana contains an important message about the importance of being assertive. Available this July from OUP.

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Laura Brenlla – Peter Pan

Full of nostalgic charm, Laura illustrates two scenes from J. M. Barrie’s classic children’s book, Peter Pan.

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Susan Batori – Platz da, ihr Hirsche!

So many funny characters & scenes to enjoy in ‘Platz da, ihr Hirsche!’, a new picture book about tolerance and sharing illustrated by Susan Batori for Penguin Junior Verlag.

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Freya Hartas – The Great Egg Hunt

Follow Bear as he sets off on an exciting Easter egg hunt adventure with his friends in the forest.

Beautifully illustrated by Freya Hartas & published by Magic Cat, ‘The Great Egg Hunt’ makes the perfect Easter gift!

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Daniela Sosa – I’m a Gymnast!

Illustrated by Daniela, ‘I’m a Gymnast!’ is a rhyming Little Golden Book offering a delightful introduction to the excitement of taking gymnastics lessons and being in the gym doing headstands, cartwheels, and rhythmic gymnastics.

Available this May from Penguin Random House.

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Quang & Lien – Hundred Years of Happiness

A stunning picture book from HarperCollins illustrated by Quang & Lien, showcasing the love between grandparents and grandchildren, the challenges of memory loss, and the joy that sweet reminders of a faraway home can bring.

Striking and vivid illustrations bring this tender story of a loving, intergenerational Vietnamese family to life. Available this April.

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Carmen Saldana – Bedtime, Little Mouse

Sweet & gentle illustrations by Carmen Saldana in ‘Bedtime, Little Mouse’, a part lyrical bedtime picture story and part how-to guide for parents wanting to lull their own little ones into sleep.

Published by Michael O’Mara Books this coming March.

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Christiane Engel – Water

This beautifully illustrated book by Christiane Engel challenges us to take action, to use water wisely and protect freshwater to save our planet.

‘Water: Protect Freshwater to Save Life on Earth’ is available from Otter-Barry Books this March.

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Nicola Slater – Bobo and Pup-Pup

‘We Love Bubbles!’ is the second book in a hilarious new series illustrated by Nicola Slater about best friends Bobo and Pup-Pup – a monkey and a dog with very different personalities.

Available now from Random House Books for Young Readers.

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