New summer books for kids

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Here's our round-up of fun summer books to read with your little ones. We've got everything from a naughty mouse to lost pirate treasure...

book picnic 1

Picnic by John Burningham


From the author of Mr Grumpy's
Outing comes this tale of a boy
girl and their adventures
whilst going on a picnic. There
is a perfect hide-and-seek
element to this book. 

Publisehd 1st August 2013


books abigail

Abigail by Catherine Rayner

£10.99 (hardback)

Gorgeously illustrated
counting book which includes
a pull-out night time starry

Published 5th August 2013

books mabel and me

Mabel and Me, Best of Friends
By Mark Sperring and
Sarah Warburton


Mabel and Me answer a
difficult question about
friendship - all with witty

Published 28 March 2013

books little mouse book beasts

Little Mouse's Big Book of
Beasts, By Emily Gravett


Little Mouse takes matters
into her own hands with a
toothsome crocodile and a
grizzly bear. Amazing fold-out
mouse-monster at the end.

Published 1st August 2013

books florentine pig

Florentine and Pig and the
Lost Pirate Treasure
By Eva Katzler
Illustrated by Jess Mikhail


Another adventure for
Florentine and Pig as they sail
the seas on their pirate ship
telling a story using crafts and
pull-out recipes

Published 6th June 2013

books lion mouse

Lion and Mouse
By Catalina Echeverri


Lion is brave, hansome, and
strong, but when he comes
face-to-face with his biggest
fear, it is tiny mouse that
saves the day. A tale of true

Published 4th April 2013

books time for bed fred

Time for bed, Fred!
By Yasmeen Ismail


Fred is a little dog full of energy
and mischief, and he'll do
anything to avoid bedtime- he
would even prefer to have a

Published 4th July 2013


books ruff

Ruff! And the Wonderfully
Amazing Busy Day
By Caroline Jayne Church


Ruff the dog is having a very
busy day indeed, but he's all
alone... until he discovers his
garden is full of the most
interesting friends...

Published 4th July 2013


books time mr wolf

What's the Time, Mr Wolf?
By Debbie Gliori


Everyone keeps asking Mr Wolf
the time, and he's getting very
grumpy about it, until he
realises his friends are planning
a big suprise party for him. This
tale includes characters from
much loved classics such as the
three little pigs and the
gingerbread man.

Published 13th October 2012

Compiled by Nishan Brown


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