With the cold weather creeping up on us, there’s nothing nicer than snuggling up under the covers with a hot chocolate and reading a book with the children. Here’s a list of bestselling books that make reading with the kids interactive and engaging, guaranteed to keep everyone entertained this winter.
The Tiger Who Came to Tea Hardback Slipcase Edition takes a newly illustrated look at the classic story by Judith Kerr. In this tale, Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to have their tea, when the doorbell rings. Who is at the door? A big, furry, stripy tiger! This bestselling picture book is perfect for early readers aged 0-5 and will give parents a great sense of nostalgia.
Beatrix at her Bewitching Best From Peter Rabbit to Jemima Puddle-Duck, every one of Beatrix Potter’s delightful tales can be found in this marvellous set. Sure to become a cherished heirloom, this is a collection you will want to keep and reread for years to come.
The classic story of the bear from Darkest Peru who arrived at Paddington Station with nothing but a suitcase, a half-empty jar of marmalade and a label that read, ‘Please look after this bear‘.
Everyone’s favourite family cat is back in this beautiful picture book, reissued with a charming new cover.Mog always seems to be in trouble. She forgets that she has a cat flap and she forgets that she has already eaten her supper
Explore the enchanting world of Jill Barklem’s countryside classic and follow the lives and adventures of the mice of Brambly Hedge in this 8 book collection. The little mice enjoy a snow ball in the middle of winter; Poppy gets engaged; and Wilfred scrambles up a rock face only to find he can’t get back down. Ideal for early readers aged 6-7 and fans of Beatrix Potter.
This 10 book collection of Tony Ross’ Little Princess series is a fantastic set for young readers. The Little Princess wants a lot, and will do whatever she can to get what she wants. But sometimes things don’t quite go to plan, but she sure does have fun along the way. This collection is perfectly for younger readers aged 3+, the signature illustrations from Tony Ross bring all the stories to life.
With flaps to lift on every page, this delightful book answers the questions that all young children ask about the weather, from Where does wind come from? to Why is it colder in winter? With surprising facts and weather forecasting tips, it makes a brilliant introduction to weather, which is a UK National Curriculum topic for Years 1 and 2.
The full collection of 30 glorious and enchanting tales from Hundred Acre Wood, the Winnie-the-Pooh collection from the brilliant A.A. Milne is presented in a unique gift box. Featuring all of Christopher Robin’s exploits, these charming hardback stories are enduring literary classics that are bound to delight all ages. Packed full with the adventures of Winnie, Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore and the gang as they head off on an expedition to the North Pole and build a house for Eeyore. A wonderful collectable library of beautiful books.
This 3 book set from bestselling author Matt Haig is full of Christmas adventures that seem impossible. From The Boy Called Christmas to The Girl Who Saved Christmas, and even an adventure with Father Christmas himself. This is a fun collection full of festive magic, the perfect set for Christmas lovers and children aged 7+.
Join everyone’s favourite elephant in this 10 book collection of classic Elmer picture books. For more than 20 years Elmer and his friends have been capturing the imaginations of children and has become a household name. From author David McKee this collection has been beautifully illustrated in vivid colour, ideal for Elmer fans and first timers aged 5+.