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Top 15 Children's Books for April 2021

by Sophie Green

Looking for some new reads for the little ones? Take a look at our brand new titles of board and picture books, as well as junior non-fiction.

Board and Picture Books

  1. Look after us by Rod Campbell

An early look at the conservation of endangered animals in their natural habitats from the author of the classic Dear Zoo

  1. The rock from the sky by Jon Klassen

A bumper length gem from the author of the Hat trilogy

  1. Barbara throws a wobbler by Nadia Shireen

From the author of Billy and the Beast

  1. The boys by Lauren Ace, Jenny Lovlie

From the team behind The Girls

  1. A song of gladness by Michael Morpurgo, Emily Gravett

  2. Starboard by Nicola Skinner

From the author of Bloom and Storm

  1. The Wizard in my shed by Simon Farnaby

Farnaby is a comedy writer and actor best known for Horrible Histories

  1. The Edge of the Ocean by L. P. Lapinski

Sequel to The Strangeworlds Travel Agency

  1. My pencil case is a time machine by Jim Smith

  2. Skin Taker by Michelle Paver 8th installment in the Wolf Brother series

Junior Non-Fiction

  1. Animal atlas: the world's wildlife as you've never seen it before

Latest in the What's where on Earth atlas series featuring 3D maps

  1. The book of Bok: one moon rock's journey through time and space by Neil Armstrong, Grahame Baker-Smith

Adapted from an Armstrong speech and illustrated by Greenaway winner, Baker-Smith

  1. Nano: the spectacular science of the very (very) small by Jess Wade, Melissa Castrillon

  2. Terry Denton's really truly amazing guide to everything by Terry Denton

Highly illustrated guide to life, the universe and everything, from the co-creator of the bestselling Treehouse series

  1. A poem for every summer day by Editor Allie Esiri

Follows on from A Poem for every Winter and Spring Day