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4 Picture Books for Young Readers – Teacher’s Picks!

Welcome, young readers and curious minds! We’re thrilled to unveil a delightful collection of picture books handpicked by teachers who know just what makes a story truly captivating for little ones.

These four enchanting tales are sure to whisk you away on whimsical adventures, where every turn of the page reveals new wonders to explore.

Dive into beloved authors such as Chris Naylor-Ballesteros, uncover some poetry from Fiona Waters and Britta Teckentrup and so much more in these wonderful picture book titles!

All of our paperback picture books come with a free Stories Aloud audio reading.

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Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright

Written by Fiona Waters Illustrated by Britta Teckentrup
2-5
A glorious and ambitious sequel to I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree - winner of Waterstones Children's Gift of the Year 2018 and Red Magazine's Children's Illustrated Book of the Year 2019, and described by Julia Donaldson as "An absolutely beautiful book." This lavishly illustrated gift book treasury…
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The Suitcase

2-5
Shortlisted for Oscar's Book Prize 2020 Shortlisted for the 2020 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal "At a time when over 65 million people are forcibly displaced around the world, this beautifully illustrated and wise, gentle tale of tolerance and kindness for fellow humans resonates deeply. I hope all parents share The…
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The Same But Different Too

Written by Karl Newson Illustrated by Kate Hindley
2-5
A brilliantly witty introduction to comparisons and opposites, illustrated by the winner of the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award. These children and animals are all very different to each other. Some are big, some are small. Some are gentle, some are rough. Everyone is playful, but who's the best at hiding?…
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Goldilocks and Just the One Bear

Illustrated by Leigh Hodgkinson
2-5
Awarding-winning artist and animator Leigh Hodgkinson is the creator of this funny and clever fractured fairy tale based on the familiar story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Many years have passed since Goldilocks caused chaos at the Bears' house in the woods, but what happens when Little Bear wanders…
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