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New Books for Younger Children

Picture books and stories for children aged 0-6. (browse related category Childrens & Teenage Books )

Most books can be ordered within 7-10 days, subject to availability. If you need a book urgently, or by a specific date, you can always contact us before ordering to ask how long it will take
My Grandma's Magic Recipes: Spring Bloom - by Ella Phillips, illustrated by Camilla Sucre - £7.99
A joyful celebration of food, family and the magic of cooking together.  Grandma knows that the longer days of spring are on their way, but Zee’s not so sure. Luckily Grandma’s there to show him how to pay attention to the the flowers, th ... more

A Monster Princess Shark Adventure - by Sarah Coyle, illustrated by Adam Walker-Parker - £7.99
Do you love monsters? How about princesses? And sharks? Find them ALL in the pages of this laugh-out-loud ‘pick your own’ picture book adventure!  Zara is enjoying a day at the beach, when she realised – horror! – that Old Ted has disappe ... more

Meet the Dinosaurs - by Caryl Hart, illustrated by Bethan Woollvin - £7.99
ZOOOOM! We're off on an exciting journey into the past to meet the amazing dinosaurs that once roamed the earth.  Join in with the rhymes and get ready to spot all the friendly (and not so friendly!) dinosaurs, from the huge Brontosaurus and amaz ... more

Little Book, Big Idea: What is Art? - by Katie Rewse - £9.99
We have drawn on walls since prehistoric times, but what actually is art? What does art do? What can you make art with? How can art help people?   Using simple language to answer questions like these and many more, What is art? is a great fir ... more

Little Book, Big Idea: What is Music? - by Katie Rewse - £9.99
Building fun foundations for life-long learning, What is Music? gives the answers to questions such as these: What is a song? What is an orchestra? What is rhythm? What can you do with music?   With delightful illustrations, this first guide ... more

The Search for the Giant Arctic Jellyfish - by Chloe Savage - £7.99
A moving tale of grit, endurance and self-belief to inspire young explorers and dreamers from a stunningly talented debut.  Dr Morley is about to embark on a quest to the northernmost tip of the world, to discover a creature that everyone tal ... more

Pumpkin Day at the Zoo - by Susan Meissner, illustrated by Pablo Pino - £10.99
When farmers and pumpkin patch owners donate their extra pumpkins to the zoo, the animals chomp, chew, play, and give hearty hoorays for their favorite squishy squash! Grab a pumpkin and follow along as this read-aloud zoo book for preschoolers and e ... more

The Kindest Red: A Story of Hijab and Friendship - by Ibtihaj Muhammad and S.K. Ali, illustrated by Hatem Aly - £7.99
The highly-anticipated sequel to The Proudest Blue; a NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER which explores sisterhood, and kindness, from trailblazer and Olympic medallist Ibtihaj Muhammad.  When Faizah's teacher asks her class to imagine what kind of world ... more

PLEASE! - by Simon Philip, illustrated by Nathan Reed - £7.99
You probably know it's good manners to ALWAYS say 'please' when asking for something. But when Bill forgets this very simple rule, the consequences are WACKIER than he could ever have imagined.  Get ready for a laugh-out-loud adventure featur ... more

The Lucky Red Envelope - by Vikki Zhang - £14.99
Get ready for Lunar New Year, following a little girl and her family as they get ready for and celebrate the Lunar New Year festival.  With non-fiction information about the significance of certain rituals, but told through the excited eyes of a ... more

The Sikh Snowman - by Owen Gallagher, illustrated by Fiona Stewart, edited by Mike Quille - £9.00
Some snowmen had topknots. Some wore football scarves and skull caps. Some had veils over their faces. One had fairy wings. They all began to sing...... "Snowfall, friendship and feelings combine in this heartfelt and celebratory story about com ... more

The Big Dreaming - by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Daniel Egneus - £12.99
A GUARDIAN BEST CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR  **'A picture book of sublime warmth and comfort' - Guardian** **'Gorgeous' - Observer** **'A simply beautiful book for young children' - The i Newspaper**   The Cold is coming, and it's ti ... more

Someone Just Like You - by Helen Docherty, illustrated by David Roberts - £12.99
A deeply moving, vitally important picture book encouraging empathy and kindness.  Somewhere in this world, there is someone just like you, who finds the same things funny and who laughs the way you do.  Have you ever stopped to thin ... more

Mama's Sleeping Scarf - by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, illustrated by Joelle Avelino - £12.99
A joyful exploration of family life, written by one of the most outstanding contemporary authors of our generation.  This beautiful family story follows a young girl called Chino as she plays with her mama’s sleeping scarf through the day. ... more

Vlad, the Fabulous Vampire - by Flavia Z. Drago - £12.99
Join fabulous vampire Vlad as he learns to embrace his pink cheeks and and find his confidence!   Vlad’s passion is fashion. And just like every other vampire, Vlad dresses head to toe in the colour black. But unlike other vampires, Vlad has ... more

Big - by Vashti Harrison - £12.99
Once there was a girl with a big laugh and a big heart and very big dreams. She grew and grew and grew. And it was good... until it wasn't.   When the girl grows big, the world begins to make her feel small. She feels out of place and invisib ... more

The Torch - by Jon Roberts, illustrated by Hannah Rounding - £7.99
Accompanied by Myles, her assistance dog, Lily sets off from Granny’s house to explore. First she walks through the garden, then she visits the seashore. But when she comes to the big cave at the end of the beach her acute hearing means she is scar ... more

To The Other Side - by Erika Meza - £7.99
A powerful and timely story, exploring the journey of two young refugee children in search of safety. Perfect for opening up conversations about conflict and war, encouraging empathy and understanding.  A young boy and his older sister have l ... more

The Memory Book: A Reassuring Story About Understanding Dementia - by Louise Gooding, illustrated by Erika Meza - £6.99
“A helpful book for families affected by dementia” – CARERS UK  I love visiting my grandma. We read together, play her piano, feed the birds in the garden and we love looking through her big box of photos...   But when Grandma ... more

Is That Your Mama? - by Patrice Lawrence, illustrated by Diane Ewen - £7.99
A beautiful, moving celebration of what it truly means to be family, from the brilliant new picture book duo Patrice Lawrence and Diane Ewen.   Every family is different. Every family is special. Josie loves her family. Her mum, dad, brothers ... more

Fly Boy - by JJ Bola, illlustrated by Clara Anganuzzi - £7.99
From bestselling adult fiction author and renowned poet JJ Bola comes his astonishingly powerful debut picture book.  Fly Boy is angry. Fly Boy is mad. Fly Boy is jealous. Fly Boy is sad.   Fly Boy’s wings are dark and red. At sch ... more

Find Your Happy - by Emily Coxhead - £7.99
"A wonderful, wonderful book." ED SHEERAN   A joyful and imaginative book of feelings from the creator of The Happy News.  Feeling happy is a wonderful thing! But do you ever feel sad or angry, frightened or shy? Everyone does sometimes, but ... more

My Brother is an Avocado - by Tracy Darnton, illustrated by Yasmeen Ismail - £7.99
A warm and funny stage-by-stage tour through all the sizes of a growing baby – from teeny-tiny poppy seed to giant watermelon – from an exciting new picture book partnership!  It’s hard to wait for a new baby to join the family, especia ... more

People Need People - by Benjamin Zephaniah, illustrated by Nila Aye - £6.99
"A joyous book to share, with charming details to spot on every spread"(BookTrust) To walk to To talk to To cry and rely on, People will always need people...  From the creators of Nature Trail comes an uplifting picture book about ... more

The Dragon Painter - by Lesley Sims, illustrated by BlueBean - £5.99
A charming retelling of a traditional Chinese story.   Chang's paintings are so good, his birds and animals seem alive. So when the Emperor's new temple needs painting, he sends for Chang.   But why is Chang painting dragons without any ey ... more

Yellow Butterfly: A Story from Ukraine - by Oleksandr Shatokhin - £15.99
A wordless picture book portrayal of war seen through the eyes of a young girl who finds hope in the symbolism of yellow butterflies against the background of a pure blue sky.   Oleksandr Shatokhin has created a deeply emotional response to the c ... more

The Little Prince: Where Are You, Fox? A Touch-And-Feel Board Book with Flaps (Board book) - by Antoine de Saint-Exupery - £4.99
Perfect to awaken your child's senses!  The Little Prince plays hide-and-seek with his friend, the fox. Lift the flaps on every page and see if you can find him!  This interactive book is designed to stimulate children's senses and mo ... more

Strong - by Clara Anganuzzi - £7.99
Maurice is different to the other dragons. He isn’t very scary, and he doesn’t like to breathe fire or snarl or growl. In fact, what Maurice loves most in the world is flowers! But will the others ever accept him for who he really is?  A ... more

In Our Hands - by Lucy Farfort - £12.99
A timeless fable‚ this debut children’s picture book from author Lucy Farfort is sure to entrance and empower in equal measure.   ‘We called it 'The Dulling'. It had been creeping in for such a long time, and had started so gradually, th ... more

My Most Exciting Eid (Board Book) - by Zeba Talkhani, illustrated by Abeeha Tariq - £7.99
A beautiful introduction to Eid for babies and toddlers – with family and heart at its core.  Just one more sleep before EID! Safa is so excited for Eid-al-Fitr. She loves drawing henna patterns on her hands, decorating her home and munchin ... more

The Boy with Flowers in His Hair - by Jarvis - £7.99
His name is David. He’s the boy with flowers in his hair and he’s my best friend...   David is the boy with flowers in his hair. He’s sweet and gentle, just like his petals. But when David’s flowers begin to fall – a single petal at ... more

When I'm Gone: A Picture Book About Grief - by Marguerite McLaren, illustrated by Hayley Wells - £7.99
When someone you love has died there will be sad days and angry days but also happy days and fun days.   Nobody lives forever ... and some wish they could have stayed for longer ...   This sensitively-written and deeply-moving picture book will ... more

The Missing Piece - by Jordan Stephens and Beth Suzanna - £7.99
A heart-warming, fresh and original story about family and friendship from brand-new picture book author, writer and performer Jordan Stephens.   Sunny loves jigsaw puzzles – the bigger the better. When she completes one, she gets a warm, ha ... more

Pick a Story: A Dinosaur Unicorn Robot Adventure - by Sarah Coyle and Adam Walker-Parker - £7.99
The second book in a brilliant new series of ‘pick your own’ picture book adventures!  Do you love dinosaurs? How about robots? And unicorns?  Find them ALL in the pages of this laugh-out-loud interactive adventure!   It’s Gwen’s b ... more

We Are All Neighbours - by Alexandra Penfold, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman - £6.99
A bright and uplifting celebration of cultural diversity, belonging and community, from the creators of the New York Times bestselling picture book, All Are Welcome.  'A celebration of a school community... Really uplifting, with bright simple dr ... more

Dear Chocosaur - by Chae Strathie, illustrated by Nicola O'Byrne - £6.99
When Max finds out that Dinosaurs normally eat twigs, stones and creepy-crawlies – EW! – he wants them to be able to try a tasty treat for a change. Max sends T.Rex some of his favourite sweets, chocolate buttons, to share with the other dinosaur ... more

If I Were the World - by Mark Sperring, Illustrated by Natelle Quek - £7.99
A beautifully illustrated picture book with a powerful message about looking after our AMAZING planet!  If I were the world, I'd want flowers and bees. A chorus of birds singing high in the trees. If I were the world, I'd want sparkling sea ... more

Wrong! - by Ciara Flood and Lucia Gaggiotti - £7.99
Meet a cast of larger-than-life jungle animals in this hilarious cautionary tale about good manners!  The animals of the jungle are all very good at sharing and taking turns… All except Hog. Hog barges and grabs, yells and stomps. He's gree ... more

Making Happy - by Sheetal Sheth, illustrated by Khoa Le - £7.99
When Leila's mother gets sick, lots of things change for her family. But one important thing stays the same: they still have each other, and they know how to find joy and laughter when they need it most!   The poetic, uplifting story and hope ... more

Dadaji's Paintbrush - by Rashmi Sirdeshpande, illustrated by Ruchi Mhasane - £12.99
Discover that bereavement can be a beginning, not an ending, in this beautiful story of one boy's grief when he loses his beloved grandfather.   Dadaji loves to teach others to paint, especially his grandson. But after Dadaji passes away, the boy ... more

The Littlest Yak: The New Arrival - by Lu Fraser and Kate Hindley - £6.99
This irresistible follow-up to the bestselling, award-winning The Littlest Yak celebrates new siblings and the way that a heart can grow to fit even more love inside!   Gertie the yak is back! And she's going to be a big sister! Gertie wants the n ... more

Penguin Huddle - by Ross Montgomery, illustrated by Sarah Warburton - £12.99
A charming and playful picture book told with humour and heart from the brilliant team behind Ten Delicious Teachers.  The penguin pack play all day long. And when the sun goes down, and the night grows cold and dark…“PENGUIN HUDDLE!” The p ... more

The Rock from the Sky - by Jon Klassen - £8.99
Look up! From the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the Hat trilogy comes a new deadpan gem.  Turtle really likes standing in his favourite spot. He likes it so much that he asks his friend Armadillo to come over and stand in it, too. But now th ... more

I Love Chinese New Year - by Eva Wong Nava and Xin Li - £7.99
A gorgeously illustrated introduction to Chinese New Year, written by Eva Wong Nava and illustrated by Li Xin.  ‘Twelve animals, one for each year, each one with their own special powers. It all started with a race to cross the most heavenly of ... more

Grandad's Camper - by Harry Woodgate - £7.99
WATERSTONES PICTURE BOOK AWARD-WINNER 2022!  Celebrate love in all its forms, as Grandad tells his granddaughter about the adventures he used to have with Gramps.  A long time ago, Grandad and Gramps spent many happy days travelling the world tog ... more

My Family and Other Families: Finding the Power in Our Differences - by Lewis and Richard Edwards-Middleton, illustrated by Andy Passchier - £6.99
This funny and heartwarming tale about friends, family and Ferris wheels, shows lots of different families who are all equal.  A book for every family, this story gently shows children that it's wonderfully normal for every family to be diffe ... more

Halle Had a Hammer - by Richard O'Neill and Michelle Russell, illustrated by Elijah Vardo - £5.99
Book Band: Lime (Ideal for ages 6+)  An inspiring story about a Romani Traveller family, ideal for children practising reading at home or in school.  Halle and her family are Romani Travellers. They move around and they're very good at fixing ... more

Mina Belongs Here - by Sandra Niebuhr-Siebert, illustrated by - £12.99
Mina is worried about starting a new kindergarten in her new country. The classroom is full of laughter, friendly faces and fun things to do, but the only word Mina can understand is her name.  As she listens to stories and songs, chatter and ... more

Hana's Hundreds of Hijabs - by Razeena Omar Gutta, illustrated by Manal Mirza - £6.99
Hana has a humongous collection of hijabs and accessories – and her hijab is always styled superbly. But when her overflowing collection gets a little out of hand, Hana knows something needs to be done... and comes up with a clever plan for sharing ... more

Dare We Be Dragons? - by Barry Falls - £7.99
A powerful and poetic imaginative adventure from the creator of Alone, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize!  Who knows where we’ll go... Or what we might see... What on earth will we find? Oh, what might we be?& ... more

The Christmasaurus - by Tom Fletcher, illustrated by Shane Devries - £7.99
Bestselling author Tom Fletcher has re-invented his beloved Christmas story The Christmasaurus as a rhyming picture-book adventure for younger readers to enjoy - now in paperback!  Santa and his reindeer live as north as you can go, in a place t ... more

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