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Recommended Children's Picture Books added 15th July 2014

Settling the kids down for bedtime is easy when you have one of these books to read to them. A list of the most popular children's picture books, as recommended by Southwark library users and staff.

  1. I love my mummy

    I love my mummy

    Andreae, Giles Dodd, Emma
    Published : Orchard London 2012 ISBN : 9781408316962 140831696X
  2. Cats ahoy!

    Cats ahoy!

    Bently, Peter Field, Jim.
    Published : Macmillan Children's London 2011 ISBN : 0330518801 9780330518802 0230714021 9780230714021
  3. The shark in the dark

    The shark in the dark

    Bently, Peter. Cort, Ben.
    Published : Macmillan Children's London 2009 ISBN : 9780230707351 0230707351
  4. Zoo

    Zoo

    Browne, Anthony.
    Published : Red Fox 1994 ISBN : 0099219018 9780099219019
  5. The very hungry caterpillar

    The very hungry caterpillar

    Carle, Eric.
    Published : Puffin London 2002 2003 ISBN : 9780140569322 0140569324
  6. Who's afraid of the big bad book?

    Who's afraid of the big bad book?

    Child, Lauren.
    Published : Orchard London 2012 ISBN : 1408307723 9781408307724
  7. I will not ever never eat a tomato

    I will not ever never eat a tomato

    Child, Lauren.
    Published : Orchard London 2007 ISBN : 1846168864 9781846168864
  8. Clarice Bean, that's me

    Clarice Bean, that's me

    Child, Lauren.
    Published : Orchard London 2009 ISBN : 9781408300046 1408300044
  9. Maisy's tractor

    Maisy's tractor

    Cousins, Lucy,
    Published : Walker Books London 2014 ISBN : 1406352306 9781406352306
  10. Maisy learns to swim

    Maisy learns to swim

    Cousins, Lucy,
    Published : Walker Books London 2014 ISBN : 1406352292 9781406352290
  11. The gruffalo

    The gruffalo

    Donaldson, Julia. Scheffler, Axel.
    Published : Macmillan Children's London 2001 ISBN : 9780333907221 0333907221 9780333710937 0333710932
  12. Tiddler

    Tiddler

    Donaldson, Julia. Scheffler, Axel.
    Published : Alison Green London 2008 ISBN : 9781407106212 140710621X
  13. The singing mermaid

    The singing mermaid

    Donaldson, Julia, Monks, Lydia, Laverne, Lauren,
    Published : Macmillan Children's Books London 2013 ISBN : 1447210859 9781447210856 9780230769779 0230769772
  14. Aliens love underpants

    Aliens love underpants

    Freedman, Claire. Cort, Ben.
    Published : Simon & Schuster London 2007 ISBN : 9781416917052 9781416917045 1416917055 1416917047
  15. Aliens in underpants save the world

    Aliens in underpants save the world

    Freedman, Claire. Cort, Ben. Mayall, Rik.
    Published : Simon and Schuster London 2010 ISBN : 1847388426 9781847383020 9781847388421 1847383025
  16. Again!

    Again!

    Gravett, Emily.
    Published : Macmillan Children's London 2012 ISBN : 0330544039 9780330544030
  17. Wolves

    Wolves

    Gravett, Emily.
    Published : Macmillan Children's London 2006 ISBN : 1405053623 9781405053624
  18. Lost and found

    Lost and found

    Jeffers, Oliver.
    Published : HarperCollins Children's London 2006 ISBN : 9780007150366 0007150369
  19. The way back home

    The way back home

    Jeffers, Oliver.
    Published : HarperCollins Children's London 2008 ISBN : 9780007182329 0007182325
  20. The tiger who came to tea

    The tiger who came to tea

    Kerr, Judith.
    Published : HarperCollins Children's London 2006 ISBN : 0007215991 9780007215997
  21. Mog the forgetful cat

    Mog the forgetful cat

    Kerr, Judith.
    Published : HarperCollinsChildren's London 2005 ISBN : 9780007171347 000717134X
  22. Elmer

    Elmer

    McKee, David,
    Published : Andersen London 2007 2015 ISBN : 9781842707319 1842707310
  23. Elmer's special day

    Elmer's special day

    McKee, David.
    Published : Andersen London 2011 ISBN : 9781842709856 1842709852
  24. Whatever next!

    Whatever next!

    Murphy, Jill.
    Published : Macmillan Children's London 2007 ISBN : 0230015476 9780230015470
  25. Peace at last

    Peace at last

    Murphy, Jill.
    Published : Macmillan Children's London 2007 ISBN : 0230015484 9780230015487
  26. I want a boyfriend!

    I want a boyfriend!

    Ross, Tony,
    Published : Andersen Press London 2014 ISBN : 1849397643 9781849397643
  27. Drat that cat!

    Drat that cat!

    Ross, Tony,
    Published : Andersen Press London 2014 ISBN : 9781783440757 1783440759
  28. Harry and the bucketful of dinosaurs

    Harry and the bucketful of dinosaurs

    Whybrow, Ian. Reynolds, Adrian.
    Published : Puffin London 2003 2009 ISBN : 9780140569803 0140569804
  29. Stomp!

    Stomp!

    Willis, Jeanne. Howard, Paul
    Published : Orchard London 2012 ISBN : 1846167957 9781846167959
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