DOT's Favourite Picture Books of 2015

Here, our pal DOT picks his favourite picture books of 2015, suitable for all kids aged 6 and under. 

  Rufus, The Bat Who Loved Colours by Tomi Ungerer (Phaidon) We are huge fans of Tomi Ungerer and his books always feature on our Santa's list. This one, first published in 1961 but re-issued this year, tells the story of a bat who decides to stay up all day and discover what colours the world is made of. A gem.  Get yours here. 

 

Rufus, The Bat Who Loved Colours by Tomi Ungerer (Phaidon)

We are huge fans of Tomi Ungerer and his books always feature on our Santa's list. This one, first published in 1961 but re-issued this year, tells the story of a bat who decides to stay up all day and discover what colours the world is made of. A gem.  Get yours here

  The Green Fingers Of Monsieur Monet by Giancarlo Ascari and Pia Valentinis. (Royal Academy of Arts) This delightful book is the perfect introduction to the work of Monsieur Monet. The first kids book published by the RA, it focuses on the Master of Impressionism's famous garden and is bursting with lovely rich Tintin-esque illustrations.  Get yours here. 

 

The Green Fingers Of Monsieur Monet by Giancarlo Ascari and Pia Valentinis. (Royal Academy of Arts)

This delightful book is the perfect introduction to the work of Monsieur Monet. The first kids book published by the RA, it focuses on the Master of Impressionism's famous garden and is bursting with lovely rich Tintin-esque illustrations.  Get yours here

  The Wing On A Flea by Ed Emberley (Ammo Books) This beautiful book is all about discovering what shapes the world is made of: a rectangle is a  piece of confetti, a circle is a pea and a triangle 'the wing on a flea'.  Get Yours Here. 

 

The Wing On A Flea by Ed Emberley (Ammo Books)

This beautiful book is all about discovering what shapes the world is made of: a rectangle is a  piece of confetti, a circle is a pea and a triangle 'the wing on a flea'.  Get Yours Here

  Achoo by Virginie Morgand (Tate Publishing) What happens when animals sneeze? This bright and fun book is filled with many surprises at every page turn and is guaranteed to produce many giggles.  Get yours here.

 

Achoo by Virginie Morgand (Tate Publishing)

What happens when animals sneeze? This bright and fun book is filled with many surprises at every page turn and is guaranteed to produce many giggles.  Get yours here.

  A Dog Day by Emily Rand (Tate) What happens when a dog needs to patiently wait for his owner to take him to the park? A richly illustrated delight of a book, which we cannot recommend enough. Get yours here. 

 

A Dog Day by Emily Rand (Tate)

What happens when a dog needs to patiently wait for his owner to take him to the park? A richly illustrated delight of a book, which we cannot recommend enough. Get yours here

  One Thousand Things by Anna Kovesces (Wide-Eyed Editions) A beautifully illustrated encycopledia that introduces budding readers to 1,000 words with the help of a uber cute teacher, Little Mouse.  Get yours here. 

 

One Thousand Things by Anna Kovesces (Wide-Eyed Editions)

A beautifully illustrated encycopledia that introduces budding readers to 1,000 words with the help of a uber cute teacher, Little Mouse.  Get yours here

  Tree, Seasons Come, Seasons Go by Britta Teckentrup (Little Tiger Kids) A stunning exploration of the seasons and the changes they bring to a tree and the creatures who live around it.  Get yours here. 

 

Tree, Seasons Come, Seasons Go by Britta Teckentrup (Little Tiger Kids)

A stunning exploration of the seasons and the changes they bring to a tree and the creatures who live around it.  Get yours here. 

  I Want Spaghetti by Stephanie Blake (Gecko Press) This funny little rabbit refuses to have any other foods but spaghetti and that's for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Until... chocolate cake is offered. This lovely book captures kids' food fads like no other books! Get yours here.

 

I Want Spaghetti by Stephanie Blake (Gecko Press)

This funny little rabbit refuses to have any other foods but spaghetti and that's for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Until... chocolate cake is offered. This lovely book captures kids' food fads like no other books! Get yours here.

The White Book by Silvia Borando (Walker Books) All this little chap is trying to do is paint a wall, but that's proving difficult with the mischievous surprises lurking about. A charming wordless book, perfect for non readers and budding artists. Get yours here.

The White Book by Silvia Borando (Walker Books)

All this little chap is trying to do is paint a wall, but that's proving difficult with the mischievous surprises lurking about. A charming wordless book, perfect for non readers and budding artists. Get yours here.