Morecambe Library’s top 10 picture books for kids

Popular children's picture book
Popular children's picture book

Morecambe Library this week takes a look at its top picture books for youngsters.

1 The Slightly Annoying Elephant – David Walliams

David Walliam’s writes his first picture book with fantastic results. Find out what happens when Sam adopts an elephant from the zoo.

2 The Gruffalo – Julia 
Donaldson

A popular modern classic that tells the story of a 
very clever mouse and 
his encounter with several animals on his walk through the deep dark wood.

3 The Dinosaur That 
Pooped A Planet – Tom 
Fletcher and Dougie 
Poynter

The McFly boys are back with the follow-up to the highly successful book, ‘The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas’.

4 Stomp and Roar: A Noisy Dinosaur Book (Peppa Pig)

Peppa, George and their friends are off to visit Grampy Rabbit’s Dinosaur Park. This noisy book will keep Peppa Pig fans happy for hours.

5 The Night Before Christmas – Clement C. Moore

Most people know the start of this classic poem but how many know the whole poem?

6 The Snowman – Raymond Briggs

With no words, the pictures on each page work together to create a truly magical Christmas story.

7 The Christmas Tale Of 
Peter Rabbit – Emma Thompson

Peter Rabbit is back and with the help of Benjamin Bunny he is trying to save William the Turkey from Mr McGregor.

8 The Christmas Show – 
Rebecca Patterson

It’s time for the Christmas play and from the angels to the donkeys, everybody’s ready...well almost! A fantastically-illustrated book from an award-winning author.

9 What Does The Fox Say – Ylvis

Cats go meow, dogs go woof but what does a fox do? The book of the smash hit YouTube phenomenon is bound to be a big hit with children both young and old!

10 Alfie’s Christmas – 
Shirley Hughes

Shirley Hughes brings Christmas to life. Join Alfie and Annie-Rose as they make decorations, write cards and get ready for Christmas day but what will Santa bring on the big day?

*All of these are available at your local Lancashire 
library, or visit http:
//bit.l