Lovely picture books to share at Christmas @child_leeds

Happy Christmas!Is it Christmas yet?

 Ticking off those last few days until Father Christmas arrives?

Get ready for the big day with these delightful picture books (or perhaps even find some of them under your tree!) Click here for the lovely full selection

  1. Christmas parade by Sandra Boynton
  2. Is it Christmas yet by Jane Chapman
  3. Kipper’s Christmas Eve by Mick Inkpen
  4. I’ve Seen Santa by David Bedford
  5. Bear stays up for Christmas by Karma Wilson
  6. Christmas in Exeter Street by Diana Hendry
  7. Suzy Goose and the Christmas star by Petr Horacek
  8. The Christmas Show by Rebecca Patterson
  9. Happy Christmas by Stella Gurney
  10. Alfie’s Christmas by Shirley Hughes


Julian Clary to write a children’s book “The Bolds”

Clary, Julian_THE BOLDS

He’s written books before, but now comedian Julian Clary (click for his books) has been signed up by Andersen Press to write his debut children’s novel. It will be a comic tale about a family of hyenas and called ‘The Bolds’. 

It is aimed at readers aged 8+.

“The Bolds are an hilarious family of hyenas who impersonate humans, using elaborate disguises to hide their secret lives from their neighbours, while living in a very ordinary suburban house in Teddington. Packed with jokes, eccentric characters, cunning plots and flamboyant outfits, this series is set to capture the imaginations of readers young and old. Bringing to life the vibrant world of The Bolds, will be award-winning illustrator David Roberts.”