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  • Owl Babies

    Author: Martin Waddell Illustrator: Patrick Benson
    Publisher: Walker Books

    This reassuring and stunningly illustrated book tackles the subject of temporary separation - a situation which all children are likely to experience, be it Mum going to work or first day at Nursery.

  • My Dad

    Author: Anthony Browne
    Publisher: Random House

    A young boy proudly describes his father (a big, friendly, unshaven dad, sporting an old dressing gown).

  • There's a House Inside My Mummy

    Author: Giles Andreae Illustrator: Vanessa Cabban
    Publisher: Hachette

    This is just the book to explain to inquisitive children what going on inside mum during pregnancy.

  • My Mum

    Author: Anthony Browne
    Publisher: Random House

    All small children love their mums and in this colourful and entertaining picture book, Anthony Browne explains exactly why.

  • What Does Daddy Do?

    Author: Rachel Bright
    Publisher: Puffin

    One day at nursery, the children begin to discuss what their daddies do - which gets Daisy wondering about her own Daddy.

  • I Love My Mummy

    Author: Giles Andreae Illustrator: Emma Dodd
    Publisher: Orchard Books

    What is it about Mummies that makes them so lovable and so very special?

  • I Like It When

    Author: Mary Murphy
    Publisher: Red Wagon

    A touching and heart-warming book, illustrated in dramatic primary colours.

  • That's Not My Baby...

    Author: Fiona Watt Illustrator: Rachel Wells
    Publisher: Usborne

    This book is full of bright pictures with touch-and feel patches.

  • My Big Brother JJ

    Author: Odette Elliott Illustrator: Patrice Aggs
    Publisher: Tamarind

    This book features a great relationship between a young girl and her much older sibling.

  • Peace At Last

    Author: Jill Murphy
    Publisher: Pan Macmillan

    The hour is late and Mr Bear is tired. But he just can't sleep - however hard he tries, all he can hear are the noises in the house.

  • Full, Full, Full of Love

    Author: Trish Cooke Illustrator: Paul Howard
    Publisher: Walker Books

    • This great book is all about a boy and his Grannie.
    • The warm story is a real celebration of family.
    • Gorgeous pictures shine with the love in the book's title.

  • Sometimes

    Author: Emma Dodd
    Publisher: Templar

    This is a warm book about unconditional love. A perfect book for encouraging children to do what they want with reassuring support.

  • Share!

    Author: Anthea Simmons
    Publisher: Andersen Press

    Georgie Birkett beautifully captures the expressions of both big sister and baby brother in this funny and endearing picture book about learning to share.

  • I’m not cute!

    Author: Jonathan Allen
    Publisher: Boxer Books

    Baby Owl is fed up. In fact, he’s furious. He sets off for a walk in the woods but kangaroo, fox and squirrel won’t leave him alone. They insist on picking him up, hugging him and telling him how cute he is. It’s too much! For Baby Owl doesn’t think he’s cute at all: he’s a sleek hunting machine with silent wings and huge …

  • Aunt Amelia

    Author: Rebecca Cobb
    Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

    'We were in a bad mood. Aunt Amelia was coming to look after us. We didn't know who Aunt Amelia was and we didn't want looking after.'

  • Daddy is My Hero

    Author: Dawn Richards and Jane Massey
    Publisher: Random House

    Fantasy, fun and fancy dress in this tender and touching tribute to heroic Dads!

  • Miffy and the New Baby

    Author: Dick Bruna Translator: Tony Mitton
    Publisher: Simon & Schuster

    Miffy's mummy and daddy have some very exciting news, Miffy is going to be a big sister!

  • Grandma

    Author: Jessica Shepherd
    Publisher: Child's Play

    This is a sensitive and touching picture book that helps young children understand dementia.

  • I Love You More And More

    Author: Nicky Benson Illustrator: Jonny Lambert
    Publisher: Little Tiger

    Bear and Cub love roaming through their world. And as they roam, Bear explains how much she loves Cub. The deceptively simple rhyming text celebrates the solidity of this parent and child bond, with stylish double-page illustrations.

  • Kiss it Better

    Author: Smriti Prasadam-Halls Illustrator: Sarah Massini
    Publisher: Bloomsbury

    Mummy bear shares plenty of kisses with her cubs, each one carrying a special message of love, in this heart-warming tale with delightful illustrations.