The Leaf Thief

the lead thief

A brilliantly funny picture book about seasons, written by Alice Hemming and illustrated by Nicola Slater. Squirrel is so cross. Yesterday there were loads of beautiful leaves on his tree, but today? Today some are missing and Squirrel is convinced that someone has stolen them… there’s a leaf thief on the loose! Join Squirrel on […]

Hello Autumn

hello autumn book

Meet four magical friends who control the seasons in this irresistible new series from author-illustrator Jo Lindley. As Summer passes the weather crown to Autumn, a season of bright colours and fun-filled adventure awaits. But while his friends are getting excited about picking berries, leaf jumping and exploring the shadowy forest, Autumn is filled with […]

I Love the Seasons: Autumn

autumn book

Young children can explore and discuss the season of autumn with this beautiful non-fiction picture book. Very simple text, high frequency and decodeable words and strong art-to-text matching make this a perfect book for early readers. It also features questions to encourage readers to relate the information to their own experiences.

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves

fletcher and the falling leaves

As the Autumn season sets in, Fletcher is very worried – his beautiful tree has begun to loose all of its leaves. Whatever Fletcher attempts to do to save them, it’s simply no use. When the final leaf falls, Fletcher feels hopeless… until he returns the next day to a glorious sight. A tender, uplifting […]

The Very Helpful Hedgehog

the very helpful hedgehog

A sweet tale of friendship and learning to help one another, set in the beautiful countryside Isaac is a hedgehog who has only ever been alone – and that is the way he likes it. One day an apple falls from a tree and sticks onto the spines on his back. He wiggles and jiggles, […]

Leaf Man

leaf man

Ride the wind and drift east with Leaf Man in this autumnal classic by Caldecott Honor-winning author-illustrator Lois Ehlert, perfect for young readers returning to school in the fall. Fall has come, the wind is gusting, and Leaf Man is on the move. Is he drifting east, over the marsh and ducks and geese? Or […]

After the Storm

after the storm

Celebrate thirty years of Percy the Park Keeper and his animal friends with this funny story in the classic series from award-winning author and illustrator Nick Butterworth! A storm is raging outside and Percy the park keeper is having a sleepless night. When he gets up the following morning, Percy finds that the old oak […]

A Thing Called Snow

a thing called snow

A gorgeous Christmas picture book that’s destined to become a festive classic. Fox and Hare were born in spring, grew up in summer, and were best friends by autumn. When winter comes, they can’t wait to jump, leap and, bounce in this thing called snow. But what exactly is snow? Join fox and hare on […]

One Snowy Night

one snowy night

Celebrate thirty years of Percy the Park Keeper and his animal friends with this funny story in the classic series from award-winning author and illustrator Nick Butterworth! Percy the park keeper always feeds the animals in the park where he lives. But one cold winter’s night Percy discovers that his little friends need more than […]

Over and Under the Snow

over and under the snow

Over the snow, the world is hushed and white. But under the snow lies a secret world of squirrels and snow hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many other animals making their winter home under the snow. This beloved nonfiction picture book exploring the subnivean zone reveals the tunnels and caves formed beneath the snow but […]

If Winter Comes, Tell It I’m Not Here

If Winter Comes, Tell It Im Not Here

Come summer, autumn or winter, a little boy is going to make the best of it. Nothing is better than summer, swimming every day and eating ice cream. But a little boy’s big sister has BIG news. She tells him that summer is going to end soon … and winter is coming! When winter comes, […]

Story of Snow: The Science of Winter’s Wonder

the story of snow

How do snow crystals form? What shapes can they take? Are no two snow crystals alike? These questions and more are answered inside this exploration of the science of snow, featuring photos of real snow crystals in all their beautiful diversity. Perfect for reading on winter days, this book by a nature photographer and a […]

Winter Sleep: A Hibernation Story

winter sleep hibernation story book

In this cozy bedtime story, follow a child and his grandma through a winter landscape to explore how the Earth goes to sleep for winter. Spot the sleeping animals as the tale unfolds , then learn about their hibernation habits from the information pages at the end. Co-authors Sean Taylor (picture book author) and Alex […]

Robin’s Winter Song

robins winter song

The forest was bustling with activity. As the red and orange leaves swirled in the wind, Robin started to worry. Something was changing. Finch was flying south, because Winter was coming. Squirrel was burying food, because Winter was coming. Even Owl was making his nest warm. Why? That’s right – because Winter was coming. Robin […]

I Definitely Don’t Like Winter

I definitely dont like winter

A brilliantly funny picture book about two best friends who just can’t agree! Hank and Hoog are best friends – they do EVERYTHING together. Until one morning, when a single, crisp, brown leaf falls to the ground… Hank is so annoyed! Falling leaves mean winter is coming, and Hank definitely does not like winter. BRRRRRRR! […]

Time to Move South for Winter

time to move south for winter

A breathtaking picture book about incredible animal migrations, illustrated by the winner of the 2019 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, Jenny Lovlie. Over the cold, mirrored waters of the Arctic, a tiny tern sets off on the world’s longest animal migration. On her way, she passes humpback whales, caribou, Canada geese, leatherback turtles and monarch butterflies, […]

The Big Freeze

the big freeze

Shama and Bahama Llama can’t wait for winter – skating, snowballs, hot chocolate . . . and best of all, the Winter Woolly Party! But when The Big Freeze suddenly arrives they discover that their jumpers are in a sorry state! Cue a major panic as everyone sets out on a wild race to Granny […]

Snow Birds

snow birds

Discover birds who survive winter against all odds in this poetic, gorgeously illustrated picture book. Snowflakes whirling, snow-flocks swirling, streaks of white twirl through the night… You’ve heard of birds who migrate to warmer climates in the wintertime-but what about those who persevere through snowy weather and freezing temperatures? With elegant verse and striking illustrations, […]

The Snowy Day

the snowy day

The magic and wonder of winter’s first snowfall is perfectly captured in Ezra Jack Keat’s Caldecott Medal-winning picture book. This celebrated classic has been shared by generations of readers and listeners, a must-have for every child’s bookshelf and a perfect gift for the holiday season. New York Public Library’s #1 book on the list of […]

Bear Has a Story to Tell

bear has a story to tell

It was almost winter and Bear was getting sleepy. But first, Bear had a story to tell . . . And so Bear sets out to tell his friends, but with winter fast approaching they are all far too busy to listen. By the time Bear is through helping his friends get ready for winter, […]

I Love the Seasons: Winter

I love the Seasons Winter

Young children can explore and discuss the season of winter with this beautiful non-fiction picture book. Very simple text, high frequency and decodeable words and strong art-to-text matching make this a perfect book for early readers. It also features questions to encourage readers to relate the information to their own experiences. It is part of […]

Winter

As the air turns chilly and mornings become frosty, why not cosy up inside with a book all about the season of Winter? Our selection of best children’s books about Winter covers everything from magical snowmen and beautiful snowflakes to winter bird migration and hibernating animals…

Autumn

Best children’s books about Autumn We love seeing the seasons change at this time of year! From kicking up Autumn leaves and collecting conkers to picking pumpkins and spotting nocturnal animals, there are plenty of delights for children to enjoy during Autumn time. Our list of recommended children’s books about Autumn is here to take […]

Pumpkin Soup

pumpkin soup book

Cat, Duck and Squirrel live in an old white cabin, with a pumpkin patch in the garden. Every day Cat slices up some pumpkin, Squirrel stirs in some water and Duck tips in some salt to make perfect pumpkin soup… until the day Duck wants to do the stirring… A funny, rhythmical story about friendship […]

The Fox in the Dark

Who’s afraid of the fox in the dark? Rabbit is! So are Duck, Mouse and Lamb. They all squish into Rabbit’s house to hide. But when the fox comes knocking, he turns out to be much less frightening than they thought. This new edition of the much-loved picture book features a stylish, brand-new cover by […]

Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise

A laugh-out-loud page turner from Sean Taylor with wickedly hilarious graphic art from Jean Jullien. From masterful storyteller Sean Taylor and exciting, celebrated graphic artist Jean Jullien, comes the laugh-out-loud tale of Hoot Owl. Hoot Owl is no ordinary owl – oh no! – he’s a master of disguise ! And he will use his […]

Snowflakes

Mia has come to live with her Grandma in a land of forests and snow. It isn’t at all like her old life in the city, and at first she feels very different from the new children she sees. But when she watches the snow falling around her one night, Mia realises that she is […]

Winter Magic

A beautiful and classic anthology of frosty, magical short stories from acclaimed children’s writers. The Dreamsnatcher ‘s Abi Elphinstone heads up this gorgeous collection of wintery stories, featuring snow queens, frost fairs, snow dragons and pied pipers… from classic children’s writers Michelle Magorian, Geraldine McCaughrean, Jamila Gavin, Berlie Doherty, Katherine Woodfine, Piers Torday, Lauren St […]