I'm a Girl!

by Yasmeen Ismail

Illustrator: Yasmeen Ismail
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Format: Hardback

A fun and energetic story about not being restricted by gender-stereotypes.

This girl likes to win. She likes to be spontaneous, fast and strong but, because she likes to dress in t-shirt and shorts, she is forever being mistaken for a boy.  Then she meets a boy who likes wearing princess dresses and playing with dolls …

I Will Not Ever NEVER Eat a Tomato

by Lauren Child

Illustrator: Lauren Child
Publisher: Orchard Books
Format: Paperback and eBook

Lovely illustrations and a familiar story make this perfect for sharing.

Lola does not like peas, carrots or spaghetti and will definitely NEVER eat a tomato … But Charlie has a plan.

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Monster in the Hood

by Steve Antony

Illustrator: Steve Antony
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback and eBook

Great for reading aloud and full of suspense.

Sammy Squirrel, Henri Hedgehog and Marvin Mouse have heard all about the Monster in the Hood.  He’s grumbly.  And rumbly.  And frighteningly HUNGRY!  But are things always what they seem?

Suspense builds with every single page turn. This is a witty cautionary tale with a thrilling twist at the end.

The Bumblebear

by Nadia Shireen

Illustrator: Nadia Shireen
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Format: Paperback and eBook

Hilarious story about a sneaky honey loving bear.

Norman loves honey, but getting hold of it was a bit tricky. He comes up with a cunning plan to have as much honey as he likes by disguising himself as a bee and enrolling at Bee School.

Will Norman get his paws on their HONEY? Or will be fulfil his true destiny – and become a Bumblebear?

Lovely story complemented perfectly by the bold illustrations.

The Day the Crayons Quit

by Drew Daywalt

Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers
Publisher: Harper Collins
Format: Paperback and eBook

With its disgruntled crayon characters this is an entertaining and funny read for adults and children alike.

Poor Duncan just wants to colour in. But when he opens his box of crayons, he only finds letters, all saying the same thing: We quit!

Beige is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown, Blue needs a break from colouring in all that water, while Pink just wants to be used. Green has no complaints, but Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking to each other. The battle lines have been drawn.

What is Duncan to do?

There’s a Dragon in Your Book

by Tom Fletcher

Illustrator: Greg Abbott
Publisher: Penguin
Format: Paperback and eBook

Interactive storytelling at its best!

There’s a little dragon in your book! She’s oh-so-cute, BUT watch out for her fiery sneezes…

Fun read with lots of actions and questions. You’ll love helping the little dragon by tickling his nose and blowing out his fire.

There's A Dragon In Your Book!

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