55 Children’s Picture Books

55 Children’s Picture Books

One for Each Day of the Holidays

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG 26th July 2018

THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY

 The long Summer School Holidays are here. Everyone has broken up all schools are closed. Most reopen on Wednesday 5th September 2018. That is 42 whole days to keep are young folk from getting bored.

One major was is to read a good picture book to them or give them one to make their own way through. A book entertains, inspires, teaches, educates and keeps them interested. It stops them getting bored. You can use the library and get them free too.

 

Here is a list of 55 picture books suggestions, mainly about beach holidays. That is just over one book a day.

 

Come back to jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk / rujokingrandad.co.uk for a daily book recommendation 0-12 year old with a more in-depth book description.

 

  • Winnie & Wilbur at the Seaside by Valerie Thomas (Author), Korky Paul  (Illustrator)

5 years)          32 pages                OUP Oxford

  • Lucy and Tom at the Seaside by Shirley Hughes

3-5 years               32 pages                Random House

  • Sneakers, the Seaside Cat by Margaret Wise Brown (Author), Anne Mortimer (Illustrator)

4-8 years               32 pages                Harper Collins

  • Grandma’s Seaside Bloomers (Hopscotch Histories) by Julia Jarman (Author), Roger Fereday (Illustrator)

6-11 years             32 pages

  • Three By the Sea by Mini Grey

5-7 years               32 pages                Red Fox

  • Kipper’s Beach Ball by Mick Inkpen (Author)

3-5 years               32 pages                Hodder Children’s Books

  • Sharing a Shell by Julia Donaldson (Author), Lydia Monks (Illustrator)

2-5 years               32 pages                Macmillan Children’s Books

  • Seaside Poems by Jill Bennett (Author), Nick Sharratt (Illustrator)

6-8 years               32 pages                OUP Oxford

  • The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch by Ronda Armitage (Author), David Armitage (Illustrator)

3-6 years               32 pages                Scholastic

  • Gracie, the Lighthouse Cat by Grace Brown

3-6 years old 32 pages Andersen Press

  • Magic Beach by Alison Lester

2-5 years               32 pages                Allen & Unwin

  • A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle

2-5 years               32 pages                Simon Spotlight

  • The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson (Author), Axel Scheffler (Illustrator )

3-7 years               32 pages                Macmillan Children’s Books

  • Dougal’s Deep-sea Diary by Simon Bartram

5-7 years old 32 pages Templar Publishing                    32 pages                Templar Publishing

  • The Pea & The Princess by Mini Grey

5-7 years               32 pages                Red Fox

  • Can You Catch A Mermaid? By Jane Ray

6-11 years             32 pages                Orchard Books

  • Beware of the Storybook Wolves by Lauren Child

6-11 years             32 pages                Orchard Books

  • The Doll’s House Fairy by Jane Ray

6-11 years             32 pages                Orchard Books

  • Zoo by Anthony Browne

5-7 years               32 pages                Red Fox

  • Leon and the Place Between by Graham Baker-Smith

7-9 years               48 pages

  • Horrid Henry’s Holiday by Francesca Simon

3-8 years old         3-8 years               32pages                  Orion Children’s Books

  • Princess Poppy: The Holiday by Janey Louise Jones (Author)

3-5 years               32 pages                Picture Corgi

  • Peppa Goes on Holiday by Ladybird

3-6 years               24 pages               Ladybird

  • Topsy and Tim: Go on Holiday by Jean Adamson (Author)

3-6 years               32 pages                Ladybird

  • Father Christmas Goes on Holiday by Raymond Briggs

5-7 years               32 pages                Puffin

  • Peppa Goes Around the World by Ladybird

2-6 years               32 pages                Ladybird

  • Maisy Goes on Holiday by Lucy Cousins (Author)

3-5 years               32 pages                Walker Books

  • Bright Stanley by Matt Buckingham (Author)

3-6 years               32 pages                Little Tiger Press

  • What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday by Julia Donaldson (Author), Lydia Monks (Illustrator)

3-7 years               32 pages                 Macmillan Children’s Books

  • Commotion In The Ocean by Giles Andreae (Author), David Wojtowycz (Illustrator)

5 years   32 pages                Orchard Books

  • The Scarecrows’ Wedding Paperback by Julia Donaldson (Author), Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)

3-7 years               32 pages                Green Books

  • Come Away From The Water, Shirley by John Burningham (Author)

5-7 years               32 pages                Red Fox

  • Seaside Poems by Jill Bennett and Nick Sharratt

6-8 years               32 pages                OUP Oxford

  • At The Beach by Roland Harvey (Author)

6-9 years               32 pages                 Allen & Unwin

  • The Cook and the King by Julia Donaldson (Author), David Roberts (Illustrator)

3-7 years               32 pages                 Macmillan Children’s Books

  • Town Is by the Sea by Joanne Schwartz (Author), Sydney Smith (Illustrator)

5-7 years               52 pages                Walker Books

  • The Sand Horse by Ann Turnbull (Author), Michael Foreman (Illustrator)

5+ years                 32 pages                Andersen Press

  • Beside The Sea (Melrose and Croc) by Emma Chichester Clark (Author, Illustrator)

2-5 years               32 pages                HarperCollinsChildren’s Books

39           Rover by Michael Rosen  (Author), Neal Layton (Illustrator)    2-5 years               32 pages                Bloomsbury Children’s Books

40           Little Rabbit Lost (Picture Puffin) by Harry Horse  (Author)      3-5 years               32 pages                Puffin

41           A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea by Jessica Law  (Author)         4-7 years               24 pages                Barefoot Books Ltd

42           Flotsam by David Wiesner  (Author)               5-7 years               40 pages                Andersen Press

43           Journey (Journey Trilogy 1) by Aaron Becker  (Author, Illustrator)          5-7 years               40 pages                Walker Books

44           Free Fall by David Wiesner  (Author)              4-8 years               32 pages                Mulberry

45           The Night Pirates by Peter Harris  (Author), Deborah Allwright (Illustrator)

3-5 years               32 pages                Egmont

46           My Granny Is a Pirate by Val McDermid  (Author), Arthur Robins (Illustrator)

6-11 years             32 pages                Orchard Books

47           Queen Victoria’s Bathing Machine by Gloria Whelan (Author), Nancy Carpenter  (Illustrator)

5-8 years               40 pages                 Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books

48           Queen Victoria’s Knickers Paperback by Jackie French (Author), Bruce Whatley (Illustrator)

3-5 years               32 pages                HarperCollinsChildren’s Books

49           The Sandcastle by M. P. Robertson  (Author)

3-6 years               32 pages                Frances Lincoln Children’s Books

50           What Lives in a Shell? -Find-Out Science 1by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld  (Author), Helen K. Davie (Illustrator)

5-8 years               32 pages                HarperCollinsChildren’s Books

51           Shouty Arthur At The Seaside by Angie Morgan (Illustrator)

2-5 years               32 pages                HarperCollinsChildren’s Books

52           What If: Would an Elephant Enjoy the Seaside? by Camilla de la Bedoyere (Author), Aleksei Bitskoff (Illustrator)

4-7 years               24 pages                QED Publishing

53           Traction Man and the Beach Odyssey by Mini Grey  (Author)

5-7 years               32 pages                Red Fox Picture Books

54           Three By the Sea by Mini Grey  (Author)

5-7 years               32 pages                Red Fox Picture Books

55           Mister Seahorse (Picture Puffin by Eric Carle  (Author)

2-5 years               40 pages                Puffin

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. —Jimmy Dean

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…august summer holidays and an endless pile of books to read.

GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

It has just been announced on the news that a trio of cliff walkers perished overnight. Imagine that I thought three people and they all with the same name as well.

 

LOVE IS…

Love is…a relationship that has come a very long way

TRACK OF THE DAY

Schools Out – Alice Cooper

Highest Chart Position: No.1 12th August 1972 for 3 weeks

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