Picture Books

Caged by Duncan Annand (Tiny Owl) A delightful wordless picture book

Ish by Peter H. ReynoldsIsh by Peter H. ReynoldsIsh by Peter H. Reynolds This reinforces the idea that our creations do not need to be perfect. The charm and importance of them often comes from them being “ish”.

Lost and Found Cat by Doug Kuntz and Amy Shrodes. Illustrated by Sue Cornelison. A true story about a family fleeing war who take their cat with them.

Press Here by Hervé Tullet, translated from French by Christopher Franceschelli (Chronicle Books) An ingenious interactive picture book.

A Book of Feelings by Amanda McCardie, illustrated by Salvatore Rubbino. A great book discussing feelings with children

Daddy Long Legs by Nadine Brun-Cosme and Aurélie Guillerey no translator mentioned.

The Voyage by Robert Vescio and Andrea Edmonds. About a family fleeing war.

Oscar seeks a friend by Pawel Pawlak translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones. This book is all about Oscar, a cute little skeleton and how he makes a friend and learns all about her world. An invitation to our children to find out more about other people.

In The Forest  by Anouk Boisrobert and Louis Rigaud. Story by Sophie Strady. An incredible pop up book dealing with deforestation.

Today you can’t play by Pilar Serrano and Canizales, translated by me and Ben Dawlatly. A book about bullying and how children can stand up to the bullies.

The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister, translated from German by J. Alison James. A delightful, shimmering book about sharing.

The Acrobat Family by Anouk Boisrobert and Louis Rigaud, tr. Kevin St. John. A fun pop-up book about a tower of acrobats.