Kids - Most beautiful children's picture books of all time

Favourite picture books from childhood leave lasting memories. Then there are the special ones, the books that are more like works of art. These are the treasures that you keep long after you leave childhood. If you are looking for a gift that will leave lasting memories, here are our 5 top picks: http://blog.booko.com.au/2015/09/29/the-5-most-beautiful-childrens-picture-books-of-all-time/
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Animalia by Graeme Base.  An alphabet book with fantastic and detailed pictures, bearing such labels as "Lazy lions lounging in the local library".

Animalia by Graeme Base. An alphabet book with fantastic and detailed pictures, bearing such labels as "Lazy lions lounging in the local library".

The Great Paper Caper by Oliver Jeffers. When life in the forest begins to change; when trees mysteriously lose their branches, when whole tree trunks start to disappear, when homes are lost, the only course of action for the forest dwellers is to begin a full scale investigation. Alibis must be proved, clues must be sought but even so, blame is never far from anyone's thoughts.Who is the perpetrator of this heinous crime? Will justice be done?

Fishpond Australia, The Great Paper Caper by Oliver Jeffers (Illustrated ) Oliver Jeffers. Buy Books online: The Great Paper Caper, ISBN Oliver Jeffers (Illustrated by) Oliver Jeffers

Creature ABC by Andrew Zuckerman. An elegant addition to any library, this deluxe alphabet book features 120 pages of Andrew Zuckerman's breathtaking wildlife photography. From alligator to zebra, each featured animal boasts two striking studio portraits against a clean white background, offering a unique up-close view of the animal kingdom. Readers can flip to a helpful glossary in the back for extra information.

An elegant addition to any library, this deluxe alphabet book features 120 pages of Andrew Zuckerman's breathtaking wildlife photography.

The Star Tree by Catherine Hyde. It is midnight on Midsummer's Eve and Miranda's nightlight has gone out. She climbs on her rocking horse and makes a wish... And so begins a magical midnight journey with the great white owl, the little red hare, the big white bear, and the giant stag, all the way to the Tree of Constellations, where Miranda plucks one small star.  A mysterious, magical picture book with beautiful, dreamlike illustrations.

The Star Tree by Catherine Hyde. It is midnight on Midsummer's Eve and Miranda's nightlight has gone out. She climbs on her rocking horse and makes a wish.

When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin. Pinmei's gentle, loving grandmother always has the most exciting tales for her granddaughter and the other villagers. However, the peace is shattered one night when soldiers of the Emperor arrive and kidnap the storyteller.Everyone knows that the Emperor wants something called the Luminous Stone That Lights the Night. Determined to have her grandmother returned, Pinmei embarks on a journey to find the Luminous Stone alongside her friend Yishan.

From Newbery Honor winner Grace Lin comes a companion to Where the Mountain Meets the Moon. A young girl is inspired by the stories her father tells her to seek out the Old Man on The Moon to discover a magical solution to her family's poor fortune.

EARLY CHILDHOOD HONOURS: Perfect by Danny Parker.  On a perfect day, the hours stretch endlessly ahead.. Danny Parker's evocative verse expresses the freedom of an idyllic childhood, and paintings by Freya Blackwood magically evoke the light, scents and feel of a perfect summer day.

Perfect by Danny Parker and Freya Blackwood. Book Week 2016 / Book of the Year Notables List / Picture Book.

PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR HONOURS: Ride, Ricardo, Ride! by Phil Cummings, Shane Devries.  Ricardo loved to ride his bike through the village. He rode under endless skies, quiet and clear. He rode every day ... But then the shadows came.

On Friday March 2015 Pegi Williams Book Shop had the privilege of launching the book Ride, Ricardo, Ride! by Phil Cummings and Shane Devries. When the masses went home we filmed Phil reading th…

PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR WINNER: Flight by Greder Armin, Wheatley Nadia.  Tonight is the night. The family has to flee. They've been tipped off that the authorities are after their blood. Set in biblical times, a small family sets off across a desert in search of refuge from persecution in their own country, and an ancient story becomes a fable for our times. Their journey is beset by heat and thirst, threatening tanks and the loss of their donkey, but eventually they reach a refugee camp...

Flight by Armin Greder, text by Nadia Wheatley : Picture book of the year Windy Hollow Books

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