Top 10 new toddler books out in April

Get your little one reading this spring with these fun and thought-provoking toddler books


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Spring has sprung upon us so what better time to encourage your tot to get lost in their own world of imagination, adventure and storytelling.


April brings a host of fabulous, fun and eye catching reads from Quentin Blake illustrations, garden discoveries to rocketing into space for an out-of-this-world journey!

Treat your little one to a good book this month – check through to see our pick of best.


Angelica Sprocket’s Pockets, Jonathan Cape, Jonathan Cape, £9.89

Angelica Sprocket lives next door. Her overcoat has pockets galore! And you’ll never guess what’s in them…Prepare to be surprised, thrilled and tickled pink by Angelica Sprocket’s never-ending pockets, and the marvellous things she keeps in them!

Angelica Sprocket’s Pockets, by Jonathan Cape, £9.89.

Available from: April 1

Ages: 1+


Gobble Gobble Moooooo Tractor Book, Jez Alborough, £9.89

While Farmer Dougal sleeps, Sheep and his friends board the tractor and take turns making engine sounds. But what if their loud honks, moos and squeaks wake the farmer!? Your little one will love copying animal noises in this joyful story.

Gobble Gobble Moooooo Tractor Book, by Jez Alborough, £9.89.

Available from: April 1

Ages: 3+


Milo and the Kangaroo, Dan Taylor, £9.89

Milo Montgomery loves to doodle so when, one bedtime, he discovers that his favourite green crayon has gone missing, he is determined to find the thief – even if it means travelling to the moon.

Milo and the Kangaroo, by Dan Taylor, £9.89.

Available from: April 29

Ages: 3+


My Circus, Xavier Deneux, £6.29

With small splashes of colour and crafty peep-through holes in the pages, the big top and the circus are revealed in all their juggling, tightrope-walking and clown-tumbling glory.

My Circus, by Xavier Deneux, £6.29.

Available from: April 3.

Ages: 3+


Plum and Rabbit and Me, Emma Chicester Clark, £5.39

The third book about gorgeous toddler bear, Humber, and his family. From the highly-regarded creator of Blue Kangaroo and Melrose and Croc.

Plum and Rabbit and Me, by Emma Chicester Clark, £5.39.

Available from: April 1.

Ages: 2+


Puddle the naughtiest Puppy (Magic Carpet Ride), Hayley Daze, £4.99

When Puddle the Puppy comes to play, magic is never far away! Puddle is a naughty puppy who loves to go on magical adventures with his friends Ruby and Harry.

Puddle the naughtiest Puppy(Magic Carpet Ride), by Hayley Daze, £4.99.

Available from: April 1

Ages: 5+


Ten Frogs/ Diez Ranas, Quentin Blake, £8.99

This is Quentin Blake’s hugely popular counting book – now available in English and Spanish. This is a great way for children to learn to count in Spanish and a genuinely beautiful book for any Quentin Blake fan.

Ten Frogs/ Diez Ranas, by Quentin Blake, £8.99.

Available from: April 19

Ages: 1+


Topsy and Tim at the farm, Adamson Jean, £3.99

Topsy and Tim are always finding fun adventures in the real world. They help collect eggs from the chickens, and find some little ducklings learning how to swim.

Topsy and Tim At The Farm, by Adamson Jean, £3.99.

Available from: April 1

Ages: 0+


Who’s in the Garden, Phillis Gershator, £8.09,

In this delightful novelty peepo book, small children are invited to look through the holes on every other page to answer the repeating question, ‘Who’s coming to see how my garden grows?’

Who’s in the Garden, by Phillis Gershator, £8.09.

Available from: April 1

Ages: 1+


Tales from The Wind in the Willows, Stella Maidment, £8.99

Now younger children can discover the enchanting world of Rat, Mole, Badger and, of course, the irrepressible Toad as they have all sorts of adventures along the river bank.

Tales from The Wind in the Willows, Stella Maidment, £8.99.

Available from: April 19


Ages: 3+

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