Picture books

Lucy Ladybird by Sharon King-Chai

Treating everyone equally is such an incredibly important message to instill in our children from a very young age. And in Lucy Ladybird by Sharon King-Chai this is the main theme. Published by Templar Publishing it is a beautifully colourful book about embracing and celebrating difference. Lucy Ladybird has no spots. She looks at her fellow ladybirds and wishes she could be… Continue reading Lucy Ladybird by Sharon King-Chai

Children's Literary Events · Picture books

I’m Going to Eat This Ant by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

We are always on the look out for children’s literary events and author appearances so when we heard that Chris Naylor-Ballesteros would be reading his first picture book, I’m Going to Eat This Ant at the Little Ripon Bookshop we went along to listen. Published by Bloomsbury, this is the story of an anteater who is looking for a… Continue reading I’m Going to Eat This Ant by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

Picture books

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox & Helen Oxenbury

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury and published by Walker Books is definitely one that we would recommend to share with a new baby. In this beautiful book we’re introduced to lots of different babies being born all over the world in lots of different places. A wonderful rhyming text flows through the… Continue reading Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox & Helen Oxenbury

Diverse Children's Books · Jewish Children's Books · Picture books

Sadie and the Big Mountain by Jamie Korngold & Julie Fortenberry

Shavuot is the Jewish festival celebrating the return of Moses from Mount Sinai after receiving the ten commandments. To help us celebrate, PJ Library sent us Sadie and the Big Mountain by Jamie Korngold and Julie Fortenberry, published by Kar-Ben Publishing. Sadie and her classmates are getting ready to celebrate Shavuot with a hike up their own Mount Sinai. Everyone is… Continue reading Sadie and the Big Mountain by Jamie Korngold & Julie Fortenberry