Journeys to Other Lands
Travel from the desert to the jungle, the beach to the snowy mountains with our list of books that will take you on journeys to many different lands.
Glorious images of an African village convey the sights, smells and colours of the landscape, its animals and its food in a story told as much through pictures as through words.
HarperCollins Children's Books
Once there was a sad, lonely penguin who appeared at the door of a young boy. The boy decided he must be lost, so he set off to find his home.
Macmillan Children's books
Sunny lives on an arid plain with his extensive and loving meerkat family; they work together, play together and together do their best to stay away from jackals!
Atinuke Illustrated by Lauren Tobia
This delightful story about a happy girl learning to express her feelings is a wonderful celebration of the joy of life
Hodder Childrens Books
Shimmering like the northern lights, the illustrations' luminous blues and greens glow out of the darkness in this chilly yet elegantly magical wintry tale
Giles Andreae, Illustrated by David Wojtowycz
- You'll enjoy this chunky board book edition of a popular book.
- The story is packed with rhymes, animals and humour.
- This is a fun, noisy book that children will love to join in with
Rachel Bright, Illustrator: Rachel Bright
Alfie's new baby sister, Ruby, looks, sounds and smells like an alien. Alfie is convinced she often cries for home. He decides to take Ruby back to the moon where she belongs.
Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Joel Stewart
Macmillan Children's Books
When Shen is given a magic paintbrush, she promises only to use it for the good of the poor. But how will she avoid painting for the greedy emperor?
Lovely story of a boy using his imagination to go on a trip to the seaside
Nicola Davies Illustrated by Emily Sutton
This is an original, special and memorable book that sets the bar high for illustrated children's non-fiction.
Illustrated by Alison Jay
Laurie Krebs, Illustrated By: Julia Cairns
Faustin Charles and Mike Terry
Colourful board book with double-sided explorer figure!