8 Books Your Kids Will Love
It’s World Book Day so we’re looking at brilliant new children’s books. Here’s our pick – all released within the last six months – that have already started to make a splash. The last one is particularly special to us. All links take you to Amazon.
Brilliant New Children’s Books – The Lost Words
From the inside flap – The Lost Words stands against the disappearance of wild childhood. It is a joyful celebration of nature words and the natural world they invoke. With acrostic spell-poems by award-winning writer Robert Macfarlane. Hand-painted illustration by Jackie Morris, this enchanting book captures the irreplaceable magic of language and nature for all ages. BAMB Beautiful Book Award 2017, Hay Festival Book of the Year, Amazon and Sunday Times best-seller.
The Squirrels Who Squabbled
From the back cover – Greedy squirrels Cyril and Bruce both their sights on a special prize: the last pine nuts of the season. Uh-oh, the race is on! A laugh-out-loud tale about friendship and learning to share. By the authors of The Lion Inside and The Koala Who Could.
Brilliant New Children’s Books – The Creakers
The blurb – The darkly magical new story about the monsters under the bed, from bestselling author of The Christmasaurus, Tom Fletcher. What silently waits in the shadows at night? What’s under your bed, keeping just out of sight?
Brilliant New Children’s Books – The Midnight Gang
From the back cover – Welcome to the Midnight Gang. Midnight is the time when most children are fast asleep, except of course for The Midnight Gang! That is when their adventures are just beginning. David Walliams.
Here We Are: Notes For Living On Planet Earth
From the inside flap – The exquisite and thought-provoking new book from the multi award-winning, internationally best-selling picture book creator of Lost and Found, Oliver Jeffers. Our world can be a bewildering place, especially if you’ve only just got here. Your head will be filled with questions, so let’s explore what makes our planet and how we live on it. From land and sky, to people and time, these notes can be your guide and start you on your journey. And you’ll figure lots of things out for yourself. Just remember to leave notes for everyone else… Some things about our planet are pretty complicated, but things can be simple, too: you’ve just got to be kind. New York Times bestseller.
Brilliant New Children’s Books – The Explorer
Book description – Award-winning author Katherine Rundell returns with a new story inspired by her expedition to the Amazon and Eva Ibbotson’s beloved Journey to the River Sea. A modern classic of adventure, survival and friendship, The Explorer is the winner of the Costa Children’s Book Award and is the must-have book of the year by the finest writer of her generation. Costa Children’s Book Of The Year, Sunday Times Children’s Book Of The Year.
Fantastically Great Women Who Made History
Book description – This is the eagerly anticipated follow up to Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, the number one best-selling children’s non-fiction title. Fantastically Great Women Who Made History is overflowing with beautiful artwork and astounding facts about some of the most exceptional women from throughout history.
The Tiger Who Came To Tea
The 50th Anniversary Edition of one of our all-time favourite books.
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