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Five of the best autumn picture books

Autumn is here! From pumpkin hunts and windy autumn adventures to heartwarming tales about the changing season, these picture books are perfect for reading with children this autumn.

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We’re Going on a Pumpkin Hunt!

Written by Goldie Hawk Illustrated by Angie Rozelaar

Fun and spooky reimagining of the American folk song, We're Going on a Bear Hunt. Three children are hunting for the perfect pumpkin to take trick or treating. But first, they've got to get through the sticky spiders' webs, the flapping bats, and then - worst of all - enter…

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Jeremy Worried About the Wind

Written by Pamela Butchart Illustrated by Kate Hindley

A quirky, touching fully illustrated picture book that will open up important conversations about worries and anxiety from Blue Peter prize winning author, Pamela Butchart. Jeremy is a worrier. He worries about odd socks, spotty bananas, evil squirrels, burnt toast, dinosaurs and, most of all . . . the wind!…

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Wanda’s Words Got Stuck

Written by Lucy Rowland Illustrated by Paula Bowles

A magic-filled rhyming picture book, perfect for any child who feels anxious about talking. Wanda the witch is so shy she can't talk! No matter how hard she tries, the words won't come out. But when another nervous little witch called Flo joins her class, it seems that Wanda's not…

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Love You Always

Written by Frances Stickley Illustrated by Migy Blanco

As Hoglet and his mummy walk home through the autumn leaves, Hoglet is puzzled and full of questions. Everything is changing around him - would his mummy love him more if HE changed too? Will her love ever change? But wise Mummy knows just how to reassure her little Hoglet…

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Written by Lou Peacock Illustrated by Yasmeen Ismail

When a little squirrel finds a big pile of nuts, he is VERY excited! But soon he is joined by another squirrel . . . and this squirrel thinks the nuts belong to HER. And when Mouse, Bear, Badger and Rabbit get involved, well, things get VERY confusing indeed! They…

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