Discover new children’s picture books coming to libraries this week.
- Moomin and the Golden Leaf by Tove Jansson
Tonight everyone in Moominvalley will be going to the Autumn Ball and Moomintroll and Sniff are busy helping with preparations. But when they discover an extraordinary golden leaf on the forest floor, will they be able to find a tree full of golden leaves and give each of the valley folk a gift they’ll always treasure?
- Christopher Pumpkin by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet
Christopher Pumpkin is delighted to be magicked to life by a witch – until he discovers she wants him and the other pumpkins to get her creepy castle ready for the spookiest party ever! Chris just can’t bring himself to hang cobwebs and cook curried slugs – he’s much more into bunting and fairy cakes!
- Fair Shares by Pippa Goodhart and Anna Doherty
When Bear and Hare try to reach some juicy pears, they realise they need some help. Hare finds three chairs but is it fair that Hare has two chairs and Bear only one? When they have the same, Hare still can’t reach the pears! So a little friend teaches them that fair isn’t always everyone getting the same thing – with hilarious results! A beautifully simple picture book that considers, what is fair? The answer is not always as simple as you’d think!
- The Rabbit, the Dark and the Biscuit Tin by Nicola O’Byrne
Rabbit doesn’t want to go to bed, and thinks if it doesn’t get dark he won’t have to, so he decides to kidnap ‘the dark‘ and trap it in a biscuit tin. Now he can stay up all night long. But ‘the dark‘ reminds Rabbit of all the good things that he does. What about all the nocturnal animals? he asks and surely you can’t have a yummy breakfast of toast and honey and fresh orange juice unless you’ve been to bed? But the best thing about ‘the dark‘, of course, is reading a really good bedtime story!
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