21 July 2013

12 summer picture books for children

Summer by Gerda Muller

Summer Story by Jill Barklem

Sea Story by Jill Barklem

The Ant and the Grasshopper retold by Katie Daynes with illustrations by Merel Eyckerman

Penelope Strawberry and Roger Radish (Two Garden Gang stories) by Jayne Fisher

Mimi and the Blackberry Pies by Martin Waddell with illustrations by Leo Hartas

Lottie's New Beach Towel by Petra Mathers

Harry By the Sea by Gene Zion with illustrations by Margaret Bloy Graham

Lucy & Tom at the Seaside by Shirley Hughes

Little Bear's Little Boat by Eve Bunting with illustrations by Nancy Carpenter

A Summery Saturday Morning by Margaret Mahy with illustrations by Selina Young

On A Summer Day by Lois Lenski

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  1. Some of these are already favourites with us but there is some more we will definitely look out for - thanks for sharing x

    You are all still in our thoughts too x

  2. Lovely suggestions. I'll go right to the library and try to find some of these books to add to our current summer book basket.