Out and About in My Boots by Christina Goodings and Jo Brown

This is a lovely little book about going on a walk in your wellies and seeing and enjoying the natural world. At it's heart is the explorer's rule: take only memories, leave only footprints. But it is delivered in a fun and engaging way with bright pages, smiling children and lots of detail to spot... Continue Reading →

This is my Book by Mick Inkpen

I love books about books. Children love books about dragons and wolves, especially if they are misbehaving. And so, in a combination so delicious I could just eat it, I give you This is my Book by Mick Inkpen. A gorgeous book where a Bookmouse attempts to stop a Snapdragon doing nasty things to the... Continue Reading →

Dinosaur Farm by Frann Preston-Gannon

You think you've got it tough? Try working on a dinosaur farm! Frann Preston-Gannon is the first UK recipient of the Sendak Fellowship, a week long residential course with the late Maurice Sendak exclusively for artists who tell stories with illustration. Dinosaur Farm is her second book, and dedicated to Maurice Sendak. The Journey Home... Continue Reading →

Just Because by Rebecca Elliott

Just Because is a touching story of the relationship between a little boy called Toby and his best friend - his big sister Clemmie. Toby introduces us to Clemmie and their world through the repeated phrase 'I don't know why...just because'. On the first page we see Clemmie in a wheelchair and Toby tells us... Continue Reading →

Noisy! Illustrated by Annie Kubler

This is a Child's Play book produced for Bookstart and one of the big hits at the Rainbow Library. The children love it! It is one of those brilliant books that has universal appeal. The youngest children pick it up and are able to look through it independently, it is a good sized board book... Continue Reading →

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