Planet Picture Book

Archive - February 2019

Wilbert

Rat is playing hide-and-seek with her friend Wilbert. Will Crocodile be able to help Rat find him? At first glance, Wilbert is a short, easy read. Everything about the book is simply laid out, from the one-word title to...

Vitello Scratches a Car

When Vitello accidentally makes a long scratch in his mum’s nearly new car, he realises he is in big trouble. Vitello lives with his Mum. He’s a bit of a scamp, but his mischievous nature will likely endear him to many...

Cry, Heart, But Never Break

Four children live with their ailing grandmother in a small snug house. One day, Death arrives to take her away from them. Four anxious young children are sitting around a kitchen table. Their grandmother lies on her...

Denmark

I was inspired to look into picture books from Denmark by this post from 2017. It features a list of 10 fabulous titles recommended by the Nordic embassies in London. Three of the books are by Danish authors, Jakob...

The Mushroom Fan Club

An entertaining and informative look at mushrooms – where to find them, how to recognise them and what (not) to do with them.  A couple of years ago, I remember walking along the lakeshore and ooo-ing and aah-ing...