Home by Carson Ellis
This is an imaginative celebration of the many possibilities of home. Home might be a house in the country, a flat in the city, or even a shoe. There are clean homes, messy homes, sea homes and bee homes. This loving look at the places where people live brims with intriguing characters and visual treats.
This is the House That Jack Built by Simms Taback
What happened in the house that Jack built? It all started with the cheese in the house that Jack built. And then came the rat that ate the cheese and the cat who killed the rat. Children will enjoy the humour and creativity in this much-loved story.
The Building Boy
by Ross Montgomery
The boy's grandma was a famous architect. Her garden is still full of old materials. Unwilling to accept she has gone, the boy builds a giant structure from the things he finds. And then ... Grandma comes to life! The boy is whisked away on an epic adventure. But where is Grandma taking him?
The Three Little Pigs
by Mei Matsuoka
Then I'll HUFF and I'll PUFF and I'll blow your house down! cried the wolf. Find out what happens in this classic tale when the three little pigs build homes made of straw, sticks and bricks. With lively illustrations to engage and excite.
Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers
Our world can be a bewildering place, especially if you’ve only just got here. So let’s explore what makes our planet and how we live on it. Just remember to leave notes for everyone else… Some things about our planet are pretty complicated, but things can be simple, too: you’ve just got to be kind. Here We Are is the utterly heartfelt new book from Oliver Jeffers.
We Build Our Homes
It’s not only humans who can build incredible structures: mammals, birds and insects can be found building incredible things. From big beaver dams to tiny caddisfly cases, this beautifully illustrated picture book explores each animal’s incredible home and uncovers the reasons why they build.
A House That Once Was
Two children come across an abandoned house deep in the woods and imagine who could have lived there. A House That Once Was is a beautifully illustrated exploration of time, imagination and the nature of home that is sure to provoke discussion.
Iggy Peck, Architect
by Andrea Beaty
Iggy has been building fabulous creations since he was two. His parents are proud & sometimes surprised by some of Iggy's more inventive creations. When a new teacher declares her dislike of architecture, Iggy faces a challenge. He loves building too much to give it up!
Peep Inside: Animal Homes
Peep into nests and inside burrows to see baby animals and where they live in this flap book for young children. This book will engage and interest children with flaps, peep through holes, beautiful illustrations and simple text.
The Bear's Winter House
by John Yeoman
The bear is behaving strangely: collecting moss and branches to build a winter house. The other animals think this is silly, but when winter comes, bear is cosy and they are cold. Being a kind bear, he invites the others in. But unfortunately, they are too excited to sleep, and it seems he will get no rest this winter!
Let's Build a House: A Book About Buildings and Materials
by Mick Manning
Let's Build a House! But what sort of a house should it be? And what do we need to build it? Join in the imaginative play as a group of children plan their houses and discover the materials and techniques needed to build them.
If I Built a House
Imaginative Jack is ready to build the house of his dreams, complete with a racetrack, flying room, and gigantic slide. Jack's limitless creativity and infectious enthusiasm will inspire budding young inventors to imagine their own fantastical designs.
Home Sweet Home
From tents and huts to bobbing boats – they are all wonderfully varied, but there is something that makes them all special. Meet a variety of families in this wonderful celebration of different cultures. Discover gers in Mongolia, tree houses in Japan and much more.
Sharing a Shell
by Julia Donaldson
When Crab finds a new shell to make his home, he doesn’t want to share it with anyone – especially not a blobby purple anemone and a tickly bristleworm. But life in the rock pool proves tougher than Crab thinks and he soon finds he needs his new housemates.
A Squash and a Squeeze
by Julia Donaldson
A little old lady lives in a house but she's not happy – it's just too small. Whatever can she do? The wise old man knows: bring in a flappy, greedy, noisy crowd of farmyard animals. When she pushes them all out again, she'll be amazed at how big her house feels!
No Place Like Home
Mole thinks his burrow is small and dark and dull. So he sets off to find somewhere big and bright and beautiful instead. His friends are full of ideas, but finding a new home that is just right is, as Mole discovers, no simple matter!
Look Inside: Building Sites
An book filled with building sites to explore, construction machines to learn about and a demolition site in action. Lift the flaps to discover the work that goes into building a house, a skyscraper and more, the jobs people do and the machines that are used.
The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig by Eugene Trivizas
The three little wolves are excellent and very determined builders. Again and again, they build stronger, more secure houses, but the pig STILL demolishes them. It is only when the wolves construct a fragile house made of flowers that the pig finally has a change of heart.