Brilliant Books

As presents go, a beautiful book is the definitive win-win. These new releases (and a few old favourites) are all guaranteed page-turners. Packed with facts or encouraging imaginative play, our kids come back to these time and time again.

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What Do Grown-ups Do All Day? by Virginie Morgand
Good question.

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Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty
Not got Andrea Beaty’s NYT bestselling series yet? Stock up now – Iggy Peck, Architect and Ada Twist, Scientist complete the set.

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Under Water, Under Earth by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski
A fact feast with incredible illustrations from the duo behind the bestselling Maps

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Smart About Sharks by Owen Davey
Wild facts, great infographics and cool design.

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The Silver Spoon for Children
The Italian classic specially adapted to get kids cooking.

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Oi Dog! by Kes & Claire Gray
The genuinely hilarious 2016 follow up to bestselling Oi Frog! No 5 year old’s bookshelf is complete without it.

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City Atlas by Martin Haake
30 of the world’s great cities are brought to life by Martin Haake’s rich illustrations. A book to return to over and over again.

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Story Path by Kate Baker & Madalena Matoso
With over 3 billion story combinations you’ll struggle to get to lights out with this modern twist on a choose-your-own path book.

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The Book With No Pictures by BJ Novak
Destined to be a modern classic – silly voices, irreverent songs and enormous fun for parents and kids alike.

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The Big Book of Bugs by Yuval Zommer
Crammed with critters, this is perfect to gift with a Bug Safari set for the amateur ecologist.

 

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All Kinds of Cars by Carl Johanson
Informative and brilliantly illustrated with more than a hint of the ridiculous.

 

Get more inspiration from the rest of our 2016 Christmas guides or view the guides by interest or age.