Our pick of the best new picture books from Judith Kerr, Julia Donaldson, Benji Davies and more...
Paul McCartney to publish first picture book
The superstar musician has turned Paperback Writer and penned children's book Hey Grandude!
We love… Alice Melvin’s board books
This first concepts series about a baby and his family, created from exquisite paper artwork, is a cut above
We meet… Julia Donaldson
The bestselling author of The Gruffalo reveals why she rarely likes rhyming books, how she picks her characters' names and the top secret story coming out next year...
My favourite five: Maybe The Moon author Frances Ives
As her debut picture book is published, the illustrator picks five stories to make you think about life...
We meet… author Caryl Hart
The writer behind the Albie and Prince George stories chats tomboys, depression and her new book, Girls Can Do Anything
We love… The Oi! books by Kes Gray and Jim Field
The hilarious series about silly seating scenarios keep the joke going with latest comedic title Oi Duck-Billed Platypus!
Days out: Newby Hall in North Yorkshire
See the first Paddington Bear toy and follow the trail of Charlie and Lola at this stunning stately home