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​Grow your little one’s imagination and understanding with our latest picture books. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Little Fish and mummy  by Lucy Cousins

Little Fish and mummy

Lucy Cousins

Picture book

Hello! I am Little Fish, swimming in the sea. I love my mummy very much, and Mummy Fish loves me. Join Little Fish and Mummy for a special day together! This heart-warming story follows Little Fish and Mummy on adventure under the sea: swimming, blowing...

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The speedy steam engines.

The speedy steam engines.

Picture book

Thomas and James can't agree on who is the fastest engine on Sodor. The only way to settle the matter is to have a race across the island, but the two trains run into all kinds of obstacles on the way to the finish line. Who will the speediest steam engine...

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Are you there little tiger?  by Sam Taplin

Are you there little tiger?

Sam Taplin

Picture book

This playful book takes little children on a hide-and-seek adventure in search of the elusive little tiger. Die-cut holes on each page seem to reveal the tiger, only for it to turn out to be a different animal entirely when they turn the page. And, of...

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The pawed piper  by Michelle (Michelle Jane) Robinson

The pawed piper

Michelle (Michelle Jane) Robinson

Picture book

The leading lady of this tale longs for a pet cat to cuddle and call her own – a furry fluffball, just like the one in her book. So, after studying her grandma’s cat, Hector, she lays a trail with all the things that she knows cats love – balls of wo...

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I love you mummy.

I love you mummy.

Picture book

This heart-warming book is the perfect way to tell Mummy 'I love you' on Mother's Day - or on any other day of the year! With a little help from Peter Rabbit himself, a beautiful rhyme, contemporary design and gorgeous illustrations capture the charm...

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Hello robots!  by Joan Holub

Hello robots!

Joan Holub

Picture book

"Hello Buzz. Hello Beep. Hello robots fast asleep. Wake up! Get dressed, robots! Perfect for reading out loud, Joan Holub's hilarious text and Chris Dickason's lively illustrations will have little ones learning and laughing as they try to help sleepy...

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Go to sheep  by Jennifer Gordon Sattler

Go to sheep

Jennifer Gordon Sattler

Picture book

"There are many ways to go to 'sheep' with this delightful bedtime board book that's perfect for reading aloud! You can sheep in your pj's or just underpants. You can sheep all alone but sometimes you can't. There are lots of ways to go to 'sheep," and...

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The itsy bitsy sweetheart  by Jeffrey Burton

The itsy bitsy sweetheart

Jeffrey Burton

Book

The itsy bitsy sweetheart spreads holiday cheer by making special Valentine's Day cards for family and friends. Little ones will love this adorable holiday spin on the classic nursery rhyme "The Itsy Bitsy Spider"!

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Read at your own risk  by Magnolia Belle

Read at your own risk

Magnolia Belle

Picture book

The Teen Titans decide to exercise their brains and read some books, but danger strikes! The team must battle their own imaginations to save Jump City from evil.

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Franklin and Luna go to the moon  by Jen Campbell

Franklin and Luna go to the moon

Jen Campbell

Picture book

Luna's best friend, Franklin, is a dragon. Together, they love to read stories about everything from trampolining to deep-sea diving. One day, while they are reading about fascinating creatures and their origins, Franklin begins to wonder where he is...

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I love you, Little Pookie  by Sandra Boynton

I love you, Little Pookie

Sandra Boynton

Picture book

I Love You, Little Pookie is an affectionate and heartfelt celebration for Valentine's Day and every day enlivened with those funny and captivating Boynton drawings.

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Granny McFlitter  by Heather Haylock

Granny McFlitter

Heather Haylock

Book

"Granny McFlitter's knitting needles have been in a blur, whipping up an entry for the local A&P Show's 'Best Vegetable Knitter' competition. But all of a sudden, the A&P Show turns to chaos when a bull breaks out of his pen. Before you could say 'Mighty...

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Planes  by Gail Gibbons

Planes

Gail Gibbons

Book

Propeller planes, jets, pontoon planes, helicopters...even the space shuttle can be seen in this high-flying board book! From early flight through jumbo jets, this board book, jam packed with more than 30 flying machines, will soar into the hands of ...

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Where the forest meets the sea  by Jeannie Baker

Where the forest meets the sea

Jeannie Baker

Picture book

"On a camping trip in an Australian rain forest with his father, a young boy thinks about the history of the plant and animal life around him and wonders about their future."--Provided by publisher.

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Peppa Pig and the family reunion.

Peppa Pig and the family reunion.

Picture book

Grandpa and Granny Pig, Auntie Pig, Uncle Pig, Cousin Chloe, and Baby Alexander join Peppa and her family at their home for a family reunion.

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Bearnard's book  by Deborah Underwood

Bearnard's book

Deborah Underwood

Picture book

When Bearnard gets an invitation to be in a book, it's a dream come true! But as he reads up on what starring in a book might actually entail, he consers if he's not quite the right bear for the part. With the help of his friend Gertie, Bearnard discovers...

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The tiny seed  by Eric Carle

The tiny seed

Eric Carle

Book

We follow the progress of some seeds and especially one small seed, blown away in autumn. We follow the progress through the seasons through their bedding-down in the earth to production of new plants.

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Stellaluna  by Janell Cannon

Stellaluna

Janell Cannon

Picture book

After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother.

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Dinosaurs  by Tiago Americo

Dinosaurs

Tiago Americo

Picture book

Take a trip to meet the Dinosaurs! Lift the giant flaps to reveal the dinosaurs and touch lots of exciting textures. Feel the bumpy head of Triceratops, the smooth skin of Diplodocus and the scratchy plates of Stegosaurus. Bright and friendly illustr...

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Jungle  by Tiago Americo

Jungle

Tiago Americo

Picture book

Take a trip to the Jungle! Lift the giant flaps to reveal the jungle animals and touch lots of exciting textures. Feel the toucan’s smooth bill, the crocodile’s bumpy skin and the tiger’s stripy fur. Bright and friendly illustrations from Tiago Americo...

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Ducktective Quack and the Cake Crime Wave  by Claire Freedman

Ducktective Quack and the Cake Crime Wave

Claire Freedman

Picture book

There's a crime wave in the town and Ducktective Quack needs your help to solve the mystery. Follow the clues in the pictures and see if you can work out who-done-it! Someone has been helping themselves to all the cakes and sweet treats and it's down...

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新邻居来了  by 武鹿悦子

新邻居来了

武鹿悦子

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鼹鼠的暑假  by 武鹿悦子

鼹鼠的暑假

武鹿悦子

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秋天的节日  by 武鹿悦子

秋天的节日

武鹿悦子

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候鸟音乐会  by 武鹿悦子

候鸟音乐会

武鹿悦子

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蒸汽火车, 梦幻火车  by Sherri Duskey Rinker

蒸汽火车, 梦幻火车

Sherri Duskey Rinker

Picture book

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晚安, 工地上的车  by Sherri Duskey Rinker

晚安, 工地上的车

Sherri Duskey Rinker

Picture book

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圣诞快乐, 工地上的车  by Sherri Duskey Rinker

圣诞快乐, 工地上的车

Sherri Duskey Rinker

Picture book

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狐狸和兔子  by Igorʹ Oleĭnikov

狐狸和兔子

Igorʹ Oleĭnikov

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老鼠的房子  by Igorʹ Oleĭnikov

老鼠的房子

Igorʹ Oleĭnikov

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3, 2, 1, 我来了!  by Penny Harris

3, 2, 1, 我来了!

Penny Harris

Book

One of a eight book set ".developed to encourage ethical thinking, empathy and emotional intelligence in young children." -- English version.

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扫啊, 扫啊, 大扫除  by Penny Harris

扫啊, 扫啊, 大扫除

Penny Harris

Book

One of a eight book set ".developed to encourage ethical thinking, empathy and emotional intelligence in young children." -- English version.

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混乱的电影日  by Penny Harris

混乱的电影日

Penny Harris

Book

One of a eight book set ".developed to encourage ethical thinking, empathy and emotional intelligence in young children." -- English version.

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睡前故事  by Penny Harris

睡前故事

Penny Harris

Book

One of a eight book set ".developed to encourage ethical thinking, empathy and emotional intelligence in young children." -- English version.

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放风筝  by Penny Harris

放风筝

Penny Harris

Book

One of a eight book set ".developed to encourage ethical thinking, empathy and emotional intelligence in young children." -- English version.

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等我长大了  by Penny Harris

等我长大了

Penny Harris

Book

One of a eight book set ".developed to encourage ethical thinking, empathy and emotional intelligence in young children." -- English version.

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全新的乐队  by Penny Harris

全新的乐队

Penny Harris

Book

One of a eight book set ".developed to encourage ethical thinking, empathy and emotional intelligence in young children." -- English version.

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冠军皮皮  by Penny Harris

冠军皮皮

Penny Harris

Book

One of a eight book set ".developed to encourage ethical thinking, empathy and emotional intelligence in young children." -- English version.

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我想念你  by 杨树叶子

我想念你

杨树叶子

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我好难过  by 杨树叶子

我好难过

杨树叶子

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我好担心  by 杨树叶子

我好担心

杨树叶子

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我好嫉妒  by 杨树叶子

我好嫉妒

杨树叶子

Book

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我好害怕  by 杨树叶子

我好害怕

杨树叶子

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我好生气  by 杨树叶子

我好生气

杨树叶子

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Why I love my sister  by Daniel Howarth

Why I love my sister

Daniel Howarth

Picture book

Everyone loves their sister - especially you! And who better to tell the world than children themselves? This charming book combines endearing things said by children about their sisters with illustrations of familiar animals.

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Here come the mummies and babies  by Hilli Kushnir

Here come the mummies and babies

Hilli Kushnir

Picture book

Here come the Mummies and babies is a playful touch-and-feel book, full of energy, fun and of course, lots of cute mummy and baby animals! Toddlers will laugh, shout, clap their hands and join in the fun as the simple text encourages them to point, c...

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Poppy and Sam's bedtime  by Sam Taplin

Poppy and Sam's bedtime

Sam Taplin

Picture book

It’s the end of a busy day on Apple Tree Farm. Join Poppy and Sam as they say goodnight to all the animals, including Woolly the sheep, Curly the pig and Daisy the cow. With touchy-feely patches, flaps to lift and the Little Yellow Duck to spot on every...

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All about Keith  by Davey Moore

All about Keith

Davey Moore

Picture book

Claude and Sir Bobblysock are happily taking a stroll in sunny Pawhaven when they hear an extremely loud WAIL! A poor little duckling is lost! Can the two friends keep him happy and find his mummy?!

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Skyscraper  by Jorey Hurley

Skyscraper

Jorey Hurley

Picture book

What once was a vacant lot, watch as truck by truck, a towering skyscraper is built in this beautifully illustrated picture book about trucks and construction. This beautiful picture book includes a glossary of fourteen truck images and their names.

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Found  by Jeff Newman

Found

Jeff Newman

Picture book

A wordless picture book about what we lose, what we find, and what we give back. Jenn’s beloved dog was lost sometime ago. Long enough that she has given up the search. But she still misses her friend. One day she finds a lost dog. She takes him in and...

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准备好了吗?  by Nina Laden

准备好了吗?

Nina Laden

Picture book

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我长大了!  by Nina Laden

我长大了!

Nina Laden

Picture book

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