Planet Picture Book

Archive - October 2017

Maximus Musicus visits the orchestra

A mouse finds shelter from the snow in a concert hall. As the musicians set up for a rehearsal, he discovers the sights and sounds of the orchestra, followed by the excitement of a live performance. This picture book is accompanied by a CD narration...

A fortnight before Christmas

Grýla, a bad-tempered mountain troll, finds a sled hidden in the snow. She discovers that racing downhill on the ‘whizzy thing’ is a lot of fun, especially with her 13 sons there to push her back up to the top afterwards. Eventually, they too are...

Iceland

For a country with a population of just 300,000, Iceland does a phenomenal job of publishing books. According to a BBC News Magazine article, Iceland “has more writers, more books published and more books read, per head, than anywhere else in the...

The Little Black Fish

Little Black Fish is not like the other fish in the stream; he longs to see what lies beyond their little world. A story about the wonders and dangers that await a fish that dares to be different. The Little Black Fish is a longer-style picture book...

When I Coloured in the World

A child is given a box of crayons and an eraser and uses them to create a world of hope, joy, beauty and peace. As you might expect from the title, this is a picture book filled with vibrant colour, both in the text and illustrations. An unnamed...