Our Favourite Picture Books of 2018 (The Ones You May Have Missed!) December 10, 2018 – Posted in: Top 10s

2018 was an amazing year for picture books – we got a couple of new books by Julia Donaldson, a new release from Benji Davies, a pirate picture book by Jonny Duddle and so, so many more.

But as much as we love all these, there was also an abundance of picture books that (mostly) didn’t make it on to the bestseller lists, yet are our firm favourites of 2018.

We hope some of them find their way to your bookshelves as well!

1. A Bear Is a Bear (Except When He’s Not) by Karl Newson and Anuska Allepuz

2. Am I Yours? by Alex Latimer

3. Grab That Rabbit! by Polly Faber and Briony May Smith

4. Cyril and Pat by Emily Gravett

5. Not Yet, Zebra by Lou Kuenzler and Julia Woolf

6. Dave the Lonely Monster by Anna Kemp and Sara Ogilvie

7. The Boy and the Bear by Tracey Corderoy and Sarah Massini

8. Sophie Johnson: Unicorn Expert by Morag Hood and Ella Okstad

9. How to Be a Lion by Ed Vere

10. Angry Cookie by Laura Dockrill and Maria Karipidou

11. Lily and the Polar Bears by Jion Sheibani

12. Daddy Hairdo by Francis Martin and Claire Powell

13. The Rabbit, the Dark and the Biscuit Tin by Nicola O’Byrne

14. The Snowbear by Sean Taylor and Claire Alexander

15. Cicada by Shaun Tan

16. Cannonball Coralie and the Lion by Grace Easton

17. Picking Pickle by Polly Faber and Clara Vulliamy

18. Tom’s Magnificent Machines by Linda Sarah and Ben Mantle

19. How to Make Friends with a Ghost by Rebecca Green

20. Bear’s Scare by Jacob Grant

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