Picture Book of the week: Grandude’s Green Submarine by Sir Paul McCartney

Nov 10 2021

Grandude’s Green Submarine is a lovely new picture book and sequel to Hey Granddude! written by one of the world’s most famous and best loved grandfathers, Sir Paul McCartney. London Mums love it and voted it picture book of the week.  Hey Granddude! was a New York Times Number 1 bestseller in 2019, selling 300,000 copies around the world with translations in 32 languages and counting. It introduced a magical grandpa – the eponymous Grandude – who was inspired by a nickname Paul’s own eight grandchildren had given him. Grandude’s Green Submarine is available in hardback, ebook and audio published by Puffin / Penguin Random House Children’s UK.

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Book of the week: Treasured Islands by Peter Naldrett

Jun 20 2021

As many of us will be looking to book holidays in the UK and closer to home this year, there’s the perfect book publishing in June that showcases some of the most beautiful and fun spots Britain has to offer.

Peter Naldrett’s Treasured Islands published by Bloomsbury is a detailed and inspiring guide to over 200 of Britain’s most stunning and interesting islands – whether that be a sandy paradise or a wild Scottish location, it’s the perfect book for planning an island getaway, and of course for planning a staycation or a weekend away when we can get back out there. It’s filled with best kept secrets in terms of hidden gems around Britain. It’s a pleasure turning these pages full of beautiful colour photos and interesting fact boxes. 

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Picture book of the week: Never Grow Up by Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake

Jun 09 2021

Publishing this week, brand new picture book Never Grow Up inspired by Roald Dahl celebrates the boundless joy of childhood and features full colour illustrations by Quentin Blake.

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