So much literary goodness out there for small people at the moment, from real-life stories of extraordinary people, via inspirational tales of overcoming fear and adversity, via the power of colour and the joy of rescue dogs. We've rounded up some of the best recent releases.
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These Colours Are Bananas by Tamara Shopsin & Jason Fulford (Phaidon, RRP £10.95)
Divine board book for colour lovers, featuring alternative possibilities for everyday items, such as clouds, apples, grass and... bananas.
Goodnight, Everyone by Chris Haughton
(Walker, RRP £6.99)
Sweet board book from the author of the brilliant A Bit Lost, exploring the bedtime adventures of the not-so-sleepy Little Bear and his friends.
The New Baby by Lisa Stickley
(Pavilion Books, RRP £6.99)
A sweet look at the first year of a baby's life, from the point of view of an older sibling, illustrated in Stickley's quirky signature style.
Picking Pickle by Polly Faber and Clara Vuillamy (Pavilion Books, RRP £6.99)
Meet a series of adorable rescue dogs with very different personalities in this upbeat tale from the creators of Mango and Bambang.
Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love
(Walker, RRP £11.99)
I love everything about this debut picture book celebrating individuality and diversity, through the fabulous Julian and his desire to be a mermaid.
Little People, Big Dreams: Jane Austen by Isabel Sanchez Vergara
(Frances Lincoln, RRP £9.99)
One of the latest three titles in the series looks at the life of the novelist and how her love for the written word began in her father's library.
Audrey the Amazing Inventor by Rachel Valentine (Aurum Press, RRP £11.99)
Kitty loves the story of young inventor Audrey (and her cat), who becomes downhearted when her inventions keep going wrong, but is encouraged to keep on trying.
Moth: An Evolution Story by Isabel Thomas
(Bloomsbury, RRP £12.99)
Young science and natural history fans will love this introduction to Darwin, evolution and survival, told through the story of the incredible peppered moth.
Grandad Mandela by Zindze and Zazi Mandela
(Frances Lincoln, RRP £12.99)
Fascinating book in which Nelson Mandela's two great-grandchildren ask his daughter, their grandmother, questions about their grandfather's extraordinary life.