Morecambe Library this week takes a look at its top picture books for youngsters.
1 The Slightly Annoying Elephant – David Walliams
David Walliam’s writes his first picture book with fantastic results. Find out what happens when Sam adopts an elephant from the zoo.
2 The Gruffalo – Julia Donaldson
A popular modern classic that tells the story of a very clever mouse and his encounter with several animals on his walk through the deep dark wood.
3 The Dinosaur That Pooped A Planet – Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter
The McFly boys are back with the follow-up to the highly successful book, ‘The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas’.
4 Stomp and Roar: A Noisy Dinosaur Book (Peppa Pig)
Peppa, George and their friends are off to visit Grampy Rabbit’s Dinosaur Park. This noisy book will keep Peppa Pig fans happy for hours.
5 The Night Before Christmas – Clement C. Moore
Most people know the start of this classic poem but how many know the whole poem?
6 The Snowman – Raymond Briggs
With no words, the pictures on each page work together to create a truly magical Christmas story.
7 The Christmas Tale Of Peter Rabbit – Emma Thompson
Peter Rabbit is back and with the help of Benjamin Bunny he is trying to save William the Turkey from Mr McGregor.
8 The Christmas Show – Rebecca Patterson
It’s time for the Christmas play and from the angels to the donkeys, everybody’s ready...well almost! A fantastically-illustrated book from an award-winning author.
9 What Does The Fox Say – Ylvis
Cats go meow, dogs go woof but what does a fox do? The book of the smash hit YouTube phenomenon is bound to be a big hit with children both young and old!
10 Alfie’s Christmas – Shirley Hughes
Shirley Hughes brings Christmas to life. Join Alfie and Annie-Rose as they make decorations, write cards and get ready for Christmas day but what will Santa bring on the big day?
*All of these are available at your local Lancashire library, or visit http: //bit.l