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Here are my #8BrillantBooks β€œwhich acts as windows and mirrors”.

(Tip: search the hashtag on IG to find other bookstagrammers’ recommendations!)

#RepresentationMatters #DiverseBooks

@MacmillanKidsUK @QuartoKids @FaberChildrens @AndersenPress @simonkids_UK @PuffinBooks @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

Here are my #8BrillantBooks β€œwhich acts as windows and mirrors”. (Tip: search the hashtag on IG to find other bookstagrammers’ recommendations!) #RepresentationMatters #DiverseBooks @MacmillanKidsUK @QuartoKids @FaberChildrens @AndersenPress @simonkids_UK @PuffinBooks

And finally, an absolute beauty of a book between two of my favourite story creators.

A song of Gladness by Michael Morpurgo and Emily Gravett

Thank you @MacmillanKidsUK for the *gorgeous* print!! 
#AmReading #BookPost @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

And finally, an absolute beauty of a book between two of my favourite story creators. A song of Gladness by Michael Morpurgo and Emily Gravett Thank you @MacmillanKidsUK for the *gorgeous* print!! #AmReading #BookPost

Next up are two books that will be featuring on upcoming blog tours:

The Plesiosaur’s Neck by @AdamStuartSmith @JonathanEmmett & @AdamLarkum @publishinguclan 

Llama on a Mission by @annabellesami & @AFatimaharan @FarshoreBooks 

#amreading #nonfiction #mg @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

Next up are two books that will be featuring on upcoming blog tours: The Plesiosaur’s Neck by @AdamStuartSmith @JonathanEmmett & @AdamLarkum @publishinguclan Llama on a Mission by @annabellesami & @AFatimaharan @FarshoreBooks #amreading #nonfiction #mg

Four fabulous books:
Outside, Inside by LeUyen Pham @AndersenPress 

Just Being Ted by @Lisa_R_sheehan @BusterBooks 

Mammoth by Anna Kemp & Adam Beer @simonkids_UK 

I Love Tractors by Davina Bell & Jenny Lovlie @AndersenPress 
#bookpost #amreading #picturebooks @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

Four fabulous books: Outside, Inside by LeUyen Pham @AndersenPress Just Being Ted by @Lisa_R_sheehan @BusterBooks Mammoth by Anna Kemp & Adam Beer @simonkids_UK I Love Tractors by Davina Bell & Jenny Lovlie @AndersenPress #bookpost #amreading #picturebooks

Catching up on #bookpost after a super busy week last week

Thank you so much to @FaberChildrens @AndersenPress @MacmillanKidsUK @publishinguclan @FarshoreBooks @BusterBooks @simonkids_UK 

We’ve been reading...
Rita’s Rabbit by @lauramucha @hpillustration_ 

Elmer by David McKee @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

Catching up on #bookpost after a super busy week last week Thank you so much to @FaberChildrens @AndersenPress @MacmillanKidsUK @publishinguclan @FarshoreBooks @BusterBooks @simonkids_UK We’ve been reading... Rita’s Rabbit by @lauramucha @hpillustration_ Elmer by David McKee

Thank you to @stories_sea and @TinyTreeBooks @Fi_BGB & @hwigray for inviting me to the fabulous launch party for Setsuko and the Song of the Sea.

I had so much fun learning how to draw and make a 3D whale!

πŸŽ‰Happy publication day! πŸŽ‰

#amreading #picturebooks #EarthDay2021 @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

Thank you to @stories_sea and @TinyTreeBooks @Fi_BGB & @hwigray for inviting me to the fabulous launch party for Setsuko and the Song of the Sea. I had so much fun learning how to draw and make a 3D whale! πŸŽ‰Happy publication day! πŸŽ‰ #amreading #picturebooks #EarthDay2021

As well as four mind-blowing interactive and/or lift-the-flap books #EarthDay 

Above and Below: Sea and Shore by Harriet Evans & Hannah Bailey
Small Worlds: Water by @lilymurraybooks & @LaraHawthorne 
Giant Panoramic: The Sea @schifferkids 
Sea by Patricia Hegarty & @BTeckentrup @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

As well as four mind-blowing interactive and/or lift-the-flap books #EarthDay Above and Below: Sea and Shore by Harriet Evans & Hannah Bailey Small Worlds: Water by @lilymurraybooks & @LaraHawthorne Giant Panoramic: The Sea @schifferkids Sea by Patricia Hegarty & @BTeckentrup

Plus exquisitely illustrated non-fiction about our oceans #EarthDay 

Blue Planet II by @Leisa_Stewart & @emilydove144 
Meet the Oceans by @carylhart1 & @bethanwoollvin 
I am a FISH by Isobel Otter & Fernando MartΓ­n
Creature Features: Oceans by @BigPicturePress & @NatashaDurley @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

Plus exquisitely illustrated non-fiction about our oceans #EarthDay Blue Planet II by @Leisa_Stewart & @emilydove144 Meet the Oceans by @carylhart1 & @bethanwoollvin I am a FISH by Isobel Otter & Fernando MartΓ­n Creature Features: Oceans by @BigPicturePress & @NatashaDurley

Featuring four fabulous fiction picture books with environmental themes #EarthDay 

Clean Up! by @NathanBryon & @DapsDraws  
Setsuko and the Song of the Sea by @Fi_BGB & @hwigray 
Turtle Rescue by Xuan Le & Jonny Marx
The Tale of the Whale by @KarenSwann_ & @vajratwit @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

Featuring four fabulous fiction picture books with environmental themes #EarthDay Clean Up! by @NathanBryon & @DapsDraws Setsuko and the Song of the Sea by @Fi_BGB & @hwigray Turtle Rescue by Xuan Le & Jonny Marx The Tale of the Whale by @KarenSwann_ & @vajratwit

And finally... some very special book post for me personally... my author copies arrived for my first early readers with @CollinsPrimary out 22 Apr! 

Feel Strong With Yoga, written by @RachDavisAuthor & Rea Zhai

How to Fight Fear by @RachDavisAuthor & @christiancornia 
#BigCats @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

And finally... some very special book post for me personally... my author copies arrived for my first early readers with @CollinsPrimary out 22 Apr! Feel Strong With Yoga, written by @RachDavisAuthor & Rea Zhai How to Fight Fear by @RachDavisAuthor & @christiancornia #BigCats

I have an amazing ocean featuring for #EarthDay2021 next week which will include this giant panoramic book The Sea by Veronique Sarano & @AnineBosenberg @loriseffe 

Another book that’s blown me away this week is Invented by Animals by Christiane Dorion & @GosiaHerba 
#NonFiction @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

I have an amazing ocean featuring for #EarthDay2021 next week which will include this giant panoramic book The Sea by Veronique Sarano & @AnineBosenberg @loriseffe Another book that’s blown me away this week is Invented by Animals by Christiane Dorion & @GosiaHerba #NonFiction

These two animal picture books are just incredible!

The Whale Who Wanted More by one of my favourite duos @RBrightBooks & @_JimField @HachetteKids 

We adore The Secret Life of Bees by Moira Butterfield & @vivianmineker @QuartoKids @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

These two animal picture books are just incredible! The Whale Who Wanted More by one of my favourite duos @RBrightBooks & @_JimField @HachetteKids We adore The Secret Life of Bees by Moira Butterfield & @vivianmineker @QuartoKids

This week has been a week of wonderful surprises, and I’m so thankful for the lovely #bookpost 

Two books that should be on everyone’s wish list:

Princess Kevin by Michael Escoffier and @rolandgarrigue @QuartoKids 

Grandad’s Camper by @harryewoodgate @AndersenPress 
#AmReading @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

This week has been a week of wonderful surprises, and I’m so thankful for the lovely #bookpost Two books that should be on everyone’s wish list: Princess Kevin by Michael Escoffier and @rolandgarrigue @QuartoKids Grandad’s Camper by @harryewoodgate @AndersenPress #AmReading

If All the World Were… by @JosephACoelho and Allison Colpoys @QuartoKids 

This book made me cry and smile in almost equal measure. It is a poetic tribute to the precious, ever-lasting bond between a grandchild and grandparent.

Review: https://t.co/4IjRBMo1t9 @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

If All the World Were… by @JosephACoelho and Allison Colpoys @QuartoKids This book made me cry and smile in almost equal measure. It is a poetic tribute to the precious, ever-lasting bond between a grandchild and grandparent. Review: https://t.co/4IjRBMo1t9

Grandpa’s Gift by @fionalumbers @simonkids_UK is simply stunning!

Written in first person, through the eyes of a little boy, Grandpa’s Gift, is about appreciating the beauty that is all around us in our everyday lives.

Review: https://t.co/4IjRBMo1t9 @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

Grandpa’s Gift by @fionalumbers @simonkids_UK is simply stunning! Written in first person, through the eyes of a little boy, Grandpa’s Gift, is about appreciating the beauty that is all around us in our everyday lives. Review: https://t.co/4IjRBMo1t9

We adore Finn’s Garden Friends by @RachelLawston and Lia Visirin @pikkupublishing 

When Finn moves to the city, his Grandpa shows him his allotment. This delightful book is beautifully illustrated and has lots of fun nature facts.

Review: https://t.co/4IjRBMo1t9 @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

We adore Finn’s Garden Friends by @RachelLawston and Lia Visirin @pikkupublishing When Finn moves to the city, his Grandpa shows him his allotment. This delightful book is beautifully illustrated and has lots of fun nature facts. Review: https://t.co/4IjRBMo1t9

And finally two board books that had my daughters in shrieks of delight! They are AMAZING!

Beep Beep Builders with FIVE fab truck sounds

Sea has the most beautiful illustrations and cut outs

(Shout out and thank you to @charlieinabook - good luck in your new role x) @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

And finally two board books that had my daughters in shrieks of delight! They are AMAZING! Beep Beep Builders with FIVE fab truck sounds Sea has the most beautiful illustrations and cut outs (Shout out and thank you to @charlieinabook - good luck in your new role x)

These are two @LittleTigerUK picture books I’ve been desperate to read!!

The Perfect Shelter by @ClareHelenWelsh & @AsaGilland 

Impossible! by @TraceyCorderoy & @Tonynealart @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

These are two @LittleTigerUK picture books I’ve been desperate to read!! The Perfect Shelter by @ClareHelenWelsh & @AsaGilland Impossible! by @TraceyCorderoy & @Tonynealart

Another exciting #blogtour that kicks off soon is for Coyote’s Soundbite by John Agard & Piet Grobler @lantanapub 

We were chuffed to bits with Hans Christian Andersen from the Little People, Big Dreams series @QuartoKids by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara & Maxine Lee-Mackie @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

Another exciting #blogtour that kicks off soon is for Coyote’s Soundbite by John Agard & Piet Grobler @lantanapub We were chuffed to bits with Hans Christian Andersen from the Little People, Big Dreams series @QuartoKids by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara & Maxine Lee-Mackie

I’m so grateful for all the lovely #bookpost this week...

The Art of Words by Robert Vescio & Joanna Bartel @EK_Books is a pure delight!

I am beyond excited for the #blogtour for My Dad is A Grizzly Bear by @SwapnaHaddow & @DapsDraws @MacmillanKidsUK 
#amreading #picturebooks @Pic_BookPerfect Rachael πŸ“š Picture Book Perfect πŸ“š Videos and pictures

I’m so grateful for all the lovely #bookpost this week... The Art of Words by Robert Vescio & Joanna Bartel @EK_Books is a pure delight! I am beyond excited for the #blogtour for My Dad is A Grizzly Bear by @SwapnaHaddow & @DapsDraws @MacmillanKidsUK #amreading #picturebooks