Prepare to embark on an extraordinary literary adventure with HarperCollins Children’s Books, unprecedented three-time winner of Children’s Publisher of the Year (2014, 2015, 2016) is one of the leading publishers of children’s books, recognised for nurturing new talent as well as boasting a reputable list of established bestselling authors. Respected worldwide for its tradition of publishing quality, award-winning books for young readers, HarperCollins is home to many children’s classics, including the Paddington stories and to some of the biggest names in children’s literature past and present, such as David Walliams and Lauren Child. From beloved classics to contemporary bestsellers, HarperCollins Children’s Books continues to enchant young audiences worldwide with its diverse range of stories, characters, and worlds.

The Crayons Love Our Planet by Drew Daywalt & Oliver Jeffers

The Crayons Love Our Planet by Drew Daywalt brings back the beloved crayon characters from the bestselling series for a heartwarming celebration of Earth. Proud of their contributions, the crayons showcase the beauty of our planet through vibrant illustrations and witty commentary. From white ice caps to green trees, blue oceans to brown soil, each crayon colour highlights a different aspect of our environment, reminding readers of the importance of protecting our world.

With its humorous tone and delightful illustrations by Oliver Jeffers, The Crayons Love Our Planet is a perfect read for Earth Day and beyond. Drew Daywalt’s clever storytelling combined with Jeffers’ charming artwork creates an engaging narrative that educates and entertains children about environmental conservation. As the crayons express their pride in their contributions, young readers are inspired to appreciate the wonders of nature and take action to preserve the planet for future generations.

Award-winning writer and director Drew Daywalt, known for his work in film and TV, collaborates once again with acclaimed illustrator Oliver Jeffers to deliver a picture book that captures the essence of Earth’s beauty and the importance of environmental stewardship. “The Crayons Love Our Planet” is a delightful addition to the Crayons series, offering children a fun and meaningful way to learn about caring for the world around them.

£7.99 (hardback) published by HarperCollins Children’s Books

Marmalade: The Orange Panda by David Walliams & Adam Stower

Written by David Walliams, one of the most influential children’s writers today, and illustrated by the talented Adam Stower, this book is a delightful addition to the world of children’s picture books. In this heartwarming tale, young readers follow the journey of Marmalade, a unique orange panda, as he sets out to explore the forest and find his place in the world. Walliams’ engaging storytelling, paired with Stower’s charming illustrations, creates an enchanting atmosphere that captivates young readers from start to finish.

Throughout the story, themes of individuality, family love, and self-discovery are beautifully woven together, making Marmalade: The Orange Panda not only an entertaining read but also a poignant exploration of identity and belonging. Children will relate to Marmalade’s quest to find where he fits in, and parents will appreciate the gentle message of acceptance and embracing one’s uniqueness. With its endearing characters and uplifting storyline, this book is sure to become a beloved favourite on family bookshelves.

Overall, “Marmalade: The Orange Panda” is a heartwarming and joyous tale that celebrates the power of love and acceptance. David Walliams and Adam Stower have crafted a charming story that will enchant readers of all ages, making it a perfect choice for bedtime reading or quiet family moments. With its delightful narrative and stunning artwork, this book is destined to become a cherished classic in children’s literature.

£7.99 published by HarperCollins Children’s Books

Clarice Bean: Smile by Lauren Child

Clarice Bean returns with her trademark humour in this heartwarming tale by former Children’s Laureate Lauren Child. The utterly delightful Clarice Bean contemplates the plight of endangered species: the large creatures, the small creatures, the flora, and the fauna. Yet, it’s not only the planet that requires assistance – her entire family does too.

Creator of the much-loved Clarice Bean books, Lauren Child is a global bestseller with lifetime sales exceeding 3 million books sold in the UK alone. The Clarice Bean series has garnered immense critical acclaim since its debut in 1999, selling over 6 million copies worldwide and earning numerous accolades.

Lauren Child is renowned for her instantly recognisable and wonderfully innovative work. She is a writer and illustrator of a generation, and the iconic mind behind the international sensation Charlie and Lola. Lauren has amassed millions of book sales, won numerous awards, and served as the Waterstones Children’s Laureate from 2017 to 2019.

£14.99 published by HarperCollins Children’s Books

Fitter, Healthier, Happier by Joe Wicks & Kate Sutton

Fitter, Healthier, Happier!: Your Guide to a Healthy Body and Mind by Joe Wicks is a ground-breaking book aimed at empowering children to prioritize their physical and mental well-being. Drawing upon his expertise as a global fitness phenomenon, Joe Wicks delivers an accessible guide tailored for children aged 7 to 11, focusing on four essential elements: exercise, nutrition, sleep, and maintaining a calm mind.

With his trademark energetic and engaging tone, Joe Wicks inspires and motivates kids to embrace a healthy lifestyle. The book is filled with informative facts, interactive quizzes, and activity challenges designed to make learning about health and fitness fun and engaging. Through relatable examples and practical advice, Wicks illustrates the profound impact that food and exercise can have on mood, energy levels, and overall happiness.

Featuring charming black-and-white illustrations by Kate Sutton, Fitter, Healthier, Happier! provides children with a clear understanding of the human body and the importance of nurturing both physical and mental well-being. Joe Wicks’ passion for helping families lead healthier lives shines through in this empowering resource, making it an invaluable tool for children on their journey to a happier, healthier lifestyle.

£9.99 published by HarperCollins Children’s Books

Paddington and the Marmalade Maze by Michael Bond & R. W. Alley

Paddington and the Marmalade Maze by Michael Bond CBE, with delightful illustrations by R. W. Alley, continues the heartwarming adventures of everyone’s favourite bear in this enchanting tale. When Paddington and Mr Gruber find themselves at Hampton Court Palace, they encounter a sticky situation when a group of tourists mistake them for tour guides. As always, Paddington’s ingenuity saves the day, leading them on a charming escapade through the palace’s maze.

With over 45 million Paddington books sold worldwide, the enduring appeal of this beloved bear shines through in every page of this delightful story. Perfect for children of all ages, Paddington and the Marmalade Maze invites young readers into Paddington’s warm-hearted world, where kindness and adventure abound. With a third film, Paddington in Peru, on the horizon, now is the perfect time to rediscover the joy of Paddington’s timeless tales.

£7.99 published by HarperCollins Children’s Books

Springtime with Frog & Toad by Arnold Lobel

Springtime with Frog & Toad by Arnold Lobel is a timeless collection of three heartwarming stories that have captivated readers of all ages over the years. Celebrating the enduring friendship between Frog and Toad, these delightful tales are filled with warmth, humour, and charm, making them a perfect seasonal gift for children this spring.

In this charming book, Frog and Toad embark on springtime adventures together, showcasing their unwavering support and companionship. From ensuring Toad wakes up on time for the arrival of spring to spending quiet moments together, the stories highlight the simple joys of friendship and the beauty of nature’s renewal.

Arnold Lobel’s endearing characters and gentle storytelling have made the Frog and Toad series beloved classics in children’s literature. With his signature wit and warmth, Lobel captures the essence of friendship and the magic of spring in these delightful tales. Springtime with Frog & Toad is a timeless treasure that continues to enchant young readers with its endearing charm and universal themes of friendship and kindness.

£8.99 published by HarperCollins Children’s Books

My First Draw With Rob: Unicorns by Rob Biddulph

This new book by award-winning children’s book creator Rob Biddulph invites young readers to embark on a magical journey into the world of unicorns through the whimsical art activity series created by Biddulph. Bursting with enchantment, this activity book transports children to a realm of clouds, rainbows, and fairy-tale castles, where they can unleash their creativity.

Rob Biddulph, renowned for his bestselling “Draw With Rob” series, offers simple drawing instructions alongside engaging activities such as mazes, puzzles, and colouring pages. With Rob’s guidance, budding artists can bring their own incredible unicorns to life on the pages, fostering imagination and artistic expression.

As a viral sensation and esteemed author-illustrator, Rob Biddulph continues to captivate families with his delightful drawing tutorials and warm-hearted humour. My First Draw With Rob: Unicorns is a gateway for children to develop their artistic skills and explore the magical world of unicorns. It’s sure to inspire hours of creative fun for youngsters everywhere.

£6.99 (paperback) published by HarperCollins Children’s Books

Countdown to Bedtime: Sleepy Unicorn by Candy Bee & Tom Knight

Written by Candy Bee & illustrated by Tom Knight, Countdown to Bedtime: Sleepy Unicorn is a delightful addition to the bedtime routine, perfect for parents looking to create a soothing and enchanting atmosphere for their little ones. As part of a brand new bedtime series, this book takes readers on an enchanting journey with Sleepy Unicorn as she counts down from ten and prepare for a restful night’s sleep. The gentle rhythm of the text and the beautiful illustrations create a tranquil setting, ideal for helping children wind down and drift off to sleep.

With each turn of the page, anticipation builds as Sleepy Unicorn counts down to bedtime, making this book a delightful companion for the nightly routine. The calming narrative and captivating illustrations provide the perfect bedtime book for quality bonding time between parents and young children. As part of a brand new bedtime series, it promises to become a cherished favourite among families, encouraging a love for bedtime reading and ensuring little ones drift off to sleep feeling safe, happy, and content.

£7.99 published by HarperCollins Children’s Books