Bored of bedtime books? Struggling for stories? Help is at hand with our pick of the best new picture books for all ages.
by Mariana Ruiz Johnson
(Chronicle Kids, RRP £11.99)
by Anders Arhoj
(Chronicle Kids, RRP £12.99)
Improve little ones' observational skills with this fun spot it book - start at the front and find the red creature, then turn to the back and look for the blue.
by Kirsten Sims
(Frances Lincoln, RRP £11.99)
A touching debut - join Balthazar, the world's greatest violin-playing polar bear, as he leaves the circus and embarks on his eventful journey home.
(Frances Lincoln, RRP £14.99)
Meet another musically talented ursine in this fantastic version of the award-winning story, with piano accompaniment.
by Dawid Ryski
(Little Gestalten, RRP £12.95)
A book of interesting answers to the age-old question, which branches out beyond doctor and farmer to careers like tattoo artist and brewer.
(Flying Eye Books, RRP £12.99)
Follow Marcy's quest, which involves solving a series of puzzles, to save her explorer father after his mysterious disappearance in Egypt.