5 of the best book releases in September
Whether it’s being tucked in bed with a great storytime read, or feeding your little one’s imagination with a wealth of tales and adventures – make sure that you pick the the best of the books around.
From the tale of a limelight-stealing peacock to an unlikely (and heartwarming) friendship between a little boy and a penguin, there’s plenty this month to set your child’s imagination alight…
Limelight Larry, Leigh Hodgkinson
Limelight Larry by Leigh Hodgkinson
Limelight Larry, a proud peacock, is delighted when he finds an empty book – he can be the star of the story! Then a whole host of storybook characters arrive and Larry, much to his outrage, is pushed out of the limelight.
Limelight Larry, £7.14, by Leigh Hodgkinson.
Up and Down, Oliver Jeffers
Up and Down by Oliver Jeffers
In this much-anticipated sequel to the best-selling book Lost and Found, we re-visit the boy and the penguin after their trip to the South Pole. The boy and the penguin still enjoy spending all their time together – that is, until the penguin starts to dream of flying…
Up and Down, £6.64, by Oliver Jeffers.
Stormy Weather, Debi Gliori
Stormy Weather by Debi Gliori
A wonderful lullaby picture book from this best-selling author, populated with a rich cast of animals, from rabbits and bears to owls and seals, as every parent and child prepares for a peaceful night’s sleep.
Stormy Weather, £5.39, by Debi Gliori.
Mr.Chicken Goes to Paris, Leigh Hobbs
Mr.Chicken Goes to Paris by Leigh Hobbs
Mr Chicken has set off on a global adventure. He’s visiting Paris and, like a good tourist, he’s doing all the famous sites, accompanied by his friend, Yvette. But it’s not easy blending in when you’re a giant yellow chicken.
Mr.Chicken Goes to Paris, £4.49, by Leigh Hobbs.