Diverse Children's Books · Picture books

Double Trouble for Anna Hibiscus by Atinuke & Lauren Tobia

Double Trouble for Anna Hibiscus by Atinuke & Lauren Tobia, published by Walker Books is a gorgeous story about the arrival of a set of twin boys. Early one morning, Anna Hibiscus’s father wakes her up to show her a surprise… Her mother is sitting in bed with not one, but two new babies! Anna Hibiscus tells her cousins the news… Continue reading Double Trouble for Anna Hibiscus by Atinuke & Lauren Tobia

Non fiction

Really Feely Books from DK Books – Baby Animals & Farm

Spring is almost definitely here and these board books from DK Books are the perfect way to introduce very young children to the new sights and sounds of the season. Baby Animals and Farm are part of a new series of Really Feely books. These incredibly tactile books are a delight for little hands with so many different textures and raised pictures to feel.… Continue reading Really Feely Books from DK Books – Baby Animals & Farm

Picture books

The Bear Who Stared by Duncan Beedie

After enjoying the story of Jim in The Lumberjack’s Beard we were so happy to get our paws on a copy Duncan Beedie’s first picture book, The Bear Who Stared. Published by Templar Publishing, this book has been shortlisted for the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize 2017. In this story we meet a rather shy and awkward bear. Unsure… Continue reading The Bear Who Stared by Duncan Beedie

Picture books

I Love My Mummy by Giles Andreae & Emma Dodd

I Love My Mummy by Giles Andreae, illustrated by Emma Dodd and published by Orchard Books is a charming and funny look at the unique relationship between mummies and their babies. Written in the sort of light-hearted and comical rhyme that you would expect from Giles Andreae, the book follows a little boy as he shows us all the reasons… Continue reading I Love My Mummy by Giles Andreae & Emma Dodd

Diverse Children's Books · Jewish Children's Books

Books and activities for Purim

Purim is one of our favourite Jewish festivals, here’s why: You get to wear fancy dress. People give you lots of sweet treats. You are TOLD to make as much noise as you can! (An additional reason about why this festival is great for grown ups too is that you are pretty much commanded to… Continue reading Books and activities for Purim

Non fiction

Playtown by Roger Priddy, illustrated by Dan Green

Playtown by Roger Priddy, illustrated by Dan Green and published by Priddy Books is a fun and engaging lift-the-flap book for young children. Each page shows a different scene in Playtown from shops on the high street and travellers at the train station to staying at a hotel and visiting the zoo. Rich in colour and detail, this book is… Continue reading Playtown by Roger Priddy, illustrated by Dan Green