Monthly Parenting Magazine

Books: This Month’s Best

Books: This Month’s Best


Entertaining, informative and funny tales to read out loud this month

Awesome Anatomy


Anatomy: A Cutaway Look Inside the Human Body – Hélène Druvert and Jean-Claude Druvert

Delve into the intricacies of the human body caught within the pages of this beautifully illustrated cut-out book, detailing the function of organs, systems and senses for children aged nine and above. Nurture their inner biologist…


Thames & Hudson



Molly Mischief Saves the World – Adam Hargreaves

Forget Superman, there’s a new, young, female hero in town. Written and illustrated by Adam Hargreaves of the Mr Men series, Molly Mischief Saves the World is the first in this exciting new series.


Pavilion Books

Tune In


This Little Piggy and other favourite nursery rhymes

Assault the senses with this colourful and fun board book. Sing along, act along, and encourage touch with the multitude of furry animals on every page. A great way to encourage a love of reading and singing – and great fun for parents, too.


Little Tiger Press

Mum Tale


Bonkers – Olivia Siegl

In this honest account of her own experience of childbirth, motherhood and mental health, Olivia Siegl sensitively delivers her message – you are not alone. From post-natal depression to post-baby body, she deals with motherhood in the wittiest of ways.



Quirky Quests


Robinson – Peter Sís

Touching on his own childhood and and combining it with the adventures of the fictional character Robinson Crusoe, Peter Sís’ charmingly illustrated book teaches of the importance of self-reliance and the value of reading.


Thames and Hudson

Marvellous Maps


First Atlas – Philip Steele

This bold and bright book is perfect for preparing for school. With fun facts, illustrations and diagrams, it will make your little one want to travel the world before he or she is even walking.


Miles Kelly

Life Lessons


Big Book of Aesop’s Fables

Why leave those important life lessons to the older kids? Miles Kelly’s Big Book of Aesop’s Fables includes all of the most well-loved tales, such as The Hare and the Tortoise and The Boy Who Cried Wolf, accompanied by witty and wonderful illustrations. Teach your child the importance of patience, kindness and humility the fun way.


Miles Kelly


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