Summer Picture Books

 

Grumpycorn By Sarah McIntyre

SCHOLASTIC £6.99

Grumpycorn is just fabulous and he’s going to write the most fabulous story in the world, but what on earth is he going to write about? Properly laugh-out-loud story on how inspiration is hard to find.

How to Light Your Dragon by Didier Lévyand Fred Benaglia

THAMES & HUDSON £12.95

What use is a dragon that can’t breathe fire? The lengths we go to go get a desired reaction when all that is needed sometimes is a great big kiss. Wonderful illustrations that leap off the page.

Humperdink – Our Elephant Friend by Sean Taylor, illus by Claire Alexander

QUARTO £11.99

Darling illustrations about a little elephant causing havoc at a children’s playgroup who is just a bit too big for everything. But once they go out into the jungle, well that’s a different world.

Flat Stanley - by Jeff Brown, illustrated by Rob Biddulph

Egmont £6.99

We all love Flat Stanley and this new picture book brings him to life for a while new generation. Rob Biddulph's illustrations are quite simply perfect. We can't wait for more.

 

 

King Otter by Jane Porter

SIMON & SCHUSTER £6.99

The most perfect drawing of an otter ever and this one wants to be king. For a while atleast with some very snazzy pink boots. But being a king isn’t all it’s cracked up to be and a muddy river ends up being much more fun.

Sandy Sand Sandwiches! by Philip Ardagh & Elissa Elwick

WALKER £6.99

The Little Adventurers are off to the beach complete with fishing nets, balls and lots of things to find for their seaside fact book. A celebration of sand castles, rock pools and sandwiches.

Super Duper You by Sophy Henn

PENGUIN £11.99

Sophy Henn hits the mark once again with her perfectly pitched illustrations and words about what makes you you. Makes you want to reach up and shout out about the marvelousness of each and every one of us.

 

Tad by Benji Davies

HARPERCOLLINS £12.99

Tiny Tad is a weensy tadpole in a big pond with an even bigger Blub lurking beneath. How is  she ever going to get away from him? If only she could jump. An adorable story about growing up.

Squishy McFluff: Tea with the Queen by Pip Jones, illus by Ella Okstad

FABER £6.99

This is the first time Squishy and Ava get a full picture book outing of their own and Ava and her family are heading to London. All manner of adventure happens when Squishy McFluff spots a corgi.

Tooth Fairy in Training by Michelle Robinson, illus by Briony May Smith

WALKER BOOKS £11.99

There is something hugely comforting about the illustrations in this delightful story about two tooth fairy sisters. They both have the sweetest smiles of any tooth fairy we’ve ever come across. Utterly adorable.