Brilliant Books for Children from Oxford Children’s books

Christmas is almost here and so what better time to share some last minute gift inspiration for the young reader in your life.

Lotta Makes a Mess and Lotta says ‘No!’
Astrid Lindgren and Mini Grey

More beautiful books from The World of Astrid Lindgren. Lotta Makes a Mess and Lotta Says ‘No!‘ with illustrations by mini Grey
What’s Santa reading? It’s this absolutely glorious hardback edition of Pippi Longstocking Goes Abroad by Astrid Lindgren with the unmistakable talent of Lauren Child illustrating.

Pippi Longstoking Goes Abroad
Astrid Lindgren and Lauren Child

Super Happy Magic Forest and the Humongous Fungus and Super Happy Magic Forest and the Portals of Panic
Matty Long

Brilliant books for younger readers from the hilarious Matty Long. Illustrated throughout and perfect for 5+ and 7+.

The Eagle of the Ninth
Rosemary Sutcliff

First published in 1954 and has sold over a million copies, The Eagle of the Ninth ‘is heralded as one of the most outstanding historical novels of the twentieth century’. Brilliant for 9+ and 11+.

The Tree That’s Meant To Be
Yuval Zommer

This beautiful picture book is now available in paperback. The Tree That’s Meant To Be is a ‘lyrically written, warm and hopeful festive vision of the natural world.’ It’s an absolute joy.

Magical Kingdom of Birds:

The Flamingo Party
Anne Booth

Anne Booth returns with another wonderful offering from the Magical Kingdom of Birds and now it’s carnival time! Beautifully illustrated by Rosie Butcher and perfect for readers 7+ (or equally wonderful with a little help for ages 5+).
A Thing Called Snow is the latest, stunningly illustrated picture book from Yuval Zommer. It shimmers and sparkles with festive joy as it celebrates the delight of discovery and the natural world in winter.

A Thing Called Snow
Yuval Zommer

Warrior Monkeys and the Rescue Quest
M.C.Stevens

Those cheeky warrior monkeys are back for an adventure filled with danger, pirates and treacherous seas. Illustrated by Steve Brown and perfect for ages 7+.

Max Against Extinction
Tim Allman

Max and his eco-loving friends are back for another hilarious adventure in their efforts to save the world! Illustrated by Nick Shepherd and brilliant for readers aged 7+ and 9+.

Isadora Moon Goes To a Wedding
Harriet Muncaster

Isadora Moon returns with as much sparkle and magical mischief as always. This will make an absolutely gorgeous gift and also include a handy make and do section at the back to keep young readers happy on rainy winter days. Readers 7+

Thank you to the lovely team at Oxford University Press for sharing these wonderful books with me. They are an absolute joy to read and share the book love for.



Categories: 2+, 3+, 5+, 7+, 9+, Adventure, Bookish Post, Children's Fiction, Christmas, Review

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