Planet Picture Book

Archive - September 2018

The Secret Life of a Tiger

In the daytime, Tiger likes to eat, sleep, socialise and snack, but once the sun goes down his unusual and entertaining secret life unfolds. This title appeared on a fabulous list of recently translated books posted during World Kid Lit Month. It...

Ash Dresses Her Friends

Ash is a quiet, lonely magpie who also happens to be a very talented seamstress! By sharing her special gift, she discovers a way to bring joy to others and to herself. I’m drawn to book covers, I’ll admit, and I defy anyone to look at Ash Dresses...

Express Delivery from Dinosaur World

A gloriously illustrated, interactive dinosaur book with ten challenges for readers to complete before they can return to their own world. Enter this book and enter the Cretaceous period, where a forest holds secrets, a maze lies between the...

The Story of Ink and Water

Water Girl, Ink Boy and Brush Boy discover that by working together, they can create beautiful, lifelike paintings in the traditional Chinese style. The exquisite cover art of this picture book drew me in for a closer look. Recently released by...

China

I hadn’t intended to visit China just yet on this picture book journey; however, Miss 6 came home from school a few weeks ago and announced that they were studying China in class this term. I scurried off to make a shortlist of titles and placed my...