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St Richard's Wishlist 22-23: Reception (Cedar)
The Last Wolf by Mini Grey
Once upon a time, Little Red set off into the woods to catch a wolf... But the woods aren't all they seem – and are there even any wolves left? Can Little Red help her new friends in need and recover the wild days of the past?
Supertato by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet
Meet Supertato! He's always there for you when the chips are down. He's the supermarket superhero with eyes everywhere – but now there's a pea on the loose. A very, very naughty pea. Has Supertato finally met his match?
The Day The Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers
Poor Duncan just wants to colour in. But when he opens his box of crayons, he only finds letters, all saying the same thing: We quit! The battle lines have been drawn. What is Duncan to do?
I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
This is the story of a bear who's hat has gone. And he wants it back.Patiently and politely, he asks the animals he comes across, one by one, whether they have seen it. Each animal says no (some more elaborately than others). But just as it he begins to lose hope, lying flat on his back in despair, a deer comes by and asks a rather obvious question that suddenly sparks the bear's memory and renews his search with a vengeance...
Mr Big by Ed Vere
Mr Big is strong, Mr Big is tough, Mr Big is... well... BIG! He has just one small problem - because of the way he looks he just can't get people to stick around. How can he show them that although he may look a little scary, he is just a great big softy inside?
This Book Just Ate My Dog! by Richard Byrne
Bella is taking her dog for a stroll across the page but halfway across, he disappears! Unable to quite believe what's just happened Bella watches, transfixed, with changing emotions of surprise, indignation, moments of renewed hope (as the authorities arrive to take control) followed by shock (as they too succumb to the book's inexplicable behaviour) and finally action when Bella marches toward the dangerous middle of the book... only to disappear herself! Can normality be restored?
Tiny Crab is a Tidy Crab by Paula Bowles
Tiny Crab is a tidy crab, and a crab who LOVES his beach. So, when he invites a few friends to come and join his favourite place, he knows they will look after it, too . .. won't they? But what if they don't? And, worse, what if LOTS of friends arrive then leave rubbish EVERYWHERE, which Tiny Crab is forced to tidy up. Maybe even the smallest voices need to make themselves heard.
If I Had an Octopus by Gabba Dawnay
With vibrant illustrations and playful rhymes, If I Had an Octopus is a delightful bedtime story that follows a little girl's flight of fancy as she imagines the advantages and disadvantages of having an octopus for a pet.
Margaret's Unicorn by Briony May Smith
A perfect read for unicorn lovers, this beautiful and utterly transporting picture book tells the story of what every little girl wishes would happen to her: a girl finds and takes care of a lost baby unicorn. Margaret's whole world changes when her family moves to a cottage by the sea. One evening, Margaret spots a mist over the water.No, that's not mist ... clouds maybe? No, they're unicorns descending onto the shore! They vanish as quickly as they'd appeared, but accidentally leave behind a baby, tangled in the weeds...
Peggy The Always Sorry Pigeon by Wendy Meddour & Carmen Saldana
Peggy is an apologetic pigeon. She always assumes she's in the wrong. Even when she's the one getting bullied.But Joan, an older female seagull, gives her the necessary skills to stand up for herself. This hilarious tale from award-winning author Wendy Meddour contains an important message about the importance of being assertive. Carmen Saldana's illustrations are full of personality and humour.
The Whale Who Wanted More by Rachel Bright & Jim Field
A stunning undersea tale of friendship, community and discovery from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside. Under glittering waves of a vast ocean blue, a beautiful world is hidden from view. And there, in the cool and the quiet of the deep, a great, gentle giant was stirring from sleep... Humphrey the whale is on a quest: to find the one perfect object that will make him feel complete. He roams far and wide, gathering endless undersea treasure as he goes. Yet, no matter how many goodies he accumulates, Humphrey still doesn't feel content. Could it be friendship, not possessions, that will really make Humphrey's heart sing? A sparkling rhyming tale that encourages sharing and kindness, this heartwarming story of friendship is perfect for reading aloud.