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Try Reading these New August Picture Book Releases with Dad!

Every month we bundle up the new releases, to check out our August releases for Older readers, click here! Or continue to read on and see our favourite picture book picks!

“Warren the Koala is many things – a marsupial, cute and furry, a bit of a grump, but the one thing he’s not is a bear!’  Don’t Call Me Bear by Aaron Blabey is a wonderful, hilarious book to have some fun with! Ages 3-7

Counting on You by Corinne Fenton was originally conceived as a Father’s Day message, making it a great gift this year, but it can be expanded to include a much broader target audience. Beautiful illustrations by Robin Cowcher created in a limited colour palette make it a perfect gift for young and old.

In Little Mouse by Riika Janatti, everyday life combines with the wonder of early childhood to produce a captivating story that’s sure to become a read-aloud favourite! Age 0-3

From the creator of Shh! We Have a Plan comes a mesmerizing bedtime tale of a forest settling into slumber and one little bear trying to stay awake in Goodnight Everyone by Chris Haughton. Ages 2-5

Fabish by Nerida McMullin and Andrew McLean is A powerful and beautifully illustrated picture book based on the true story of a heroic horse called Fabish, who saved a group of young horses during the Black Saturday bushfires. Ages 6-9

“Zoey isn’t like the other chickens. She has dreams. She has plans”. Chicken in Space by Adam Lehrhaupt bring out-of-this-world energy and humor to this bright, funny tale of imagination, friendship, determination . . . and one truly adventurous chicken! Age 4+

My Dad Used to be So Cool by Keith Negley is a funny and relatable story that shows children how their parents are still cool after all, even if it’s not in quite the same way! Unique bold art style that manages to be both simple and incredibly expressive, and a humorous look at father and son bonding make it the ideal present for Father’s Day! Ages 6+

Amazing Daddy by Rachel Bright is the perfect gift for brilliantly amazing daddies everywhere this Fathers Day as you join Daddy Panda and Little Panda as they spend a day together, sharing many special moments along the way. Ages 5+


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