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Picture books carefully selected for Mr Addison

Emma Holland
 
The Night Pirates
The Night Pirates
"Beautiful, dreamy illustrations that will send even the most stubborn wannabe-pirate to sleep."
The Great Paper Caper
The Great Paper Caper
"One of Jeffers' less famous offerings, but probably his quirkiest. Great for kids who really love a good story as it's quite involved."
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
"The Pigeon books are utterly bizarre but completely hilarious, and with a really striking artistic style."
Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Wonderful Wizard of Oz
"I used to sell about twelve of these every Christmas.  Go into a bookshop and look at one of Robert Sabuda's creations and see if you can resist buying one."
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales (Picture Puffin)
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales (Picture Puffin)
"The funniest children's book ever.  Fact."
The Adventures Of The Dish And The Spoon
The Adventures Of The Dish And The Spoon
"Read this to yourself before you read it to your children, because it actually made me cry the first time. Very shameful."
Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears
Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears
"As a child who was scared of e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g, I wish I had this book!"
Giraffes Can't Dance
Giraffes Can't Dance
"Most of Giles Andrae's books are brilliant, but this is one of my favourites because it has such a lovely message about the beauty of being different."
Penguin
Penguin
"Ohhh, this one is so wonderful!  Really simple yet striking - and hilarious."
Mungo and the Picture Book Pirates
Mungo and the Picture Book Pirates
"I once caught Timothy Knapman taking a photo of a shelf review I'd written enthusing about his books. He was almost as excited as I was."
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type (Clicka Clack Moo)
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type (Clicka Clack Moo)
"Cows issuing ransom notes. Bloody brilliant."