We love picture books here at Potts Point, so it’s pretty impossible to choose the six titles we love the most. But life’s about hard choices - so here is what we came up with. Whether you’re looking for something funny, sweet, indie cool or just plain silly, we’ve got every kid covered.
“I may have been swallowed but I have no intention of being eaten.” Being consumed by a wolf seems like it would be an inconvenience at the very least and catastrophic at worst. But a dynamic mouse and duck duo prove that home is where you make it.
A helpful guide to planet Earth for beginners. With beautiful, quirky illustrations full of funny details and easy to follow instructions on being a good-hearted, responsible human, Here We Are would make the perfect gift for new parents or for curious growing brains.
A gentle tale about a roving rabbit who ends up brightening everyone’s day. Freya Blackwood’s illustrations are soft and charming, and the story is filled with relatable neighbourhood characters. This would be a quiet, lovely book to read as a family after a long busy day.
Some days you just wake up and you know you’re a dinosaur. And sometimes that just happens to be on the very same day as your Aunt Daisy’s wedding. Follow Nellie’s negotiation of identity politics as she attempts to merge her ferocious dinosaur ways with her petal-throwing side.
Friends are pretty great. Until you eat them. And even then, you can go shopping for a new friend - but it’s important to find exactly the right one. This slightly sinister, but mostly hysterical book is all about the search for companionship and the attempt to regulate one’s appetite.
Meet a baby with an incredible vocal range. From neighing to squawking, this very noisy infant has the whole town confused. This gorgeous picture book by veteran author Alison Lester is perfect for little babies and tired mummies and daddies looking for a bedtime story with humour and warmth.