21 Books that Celebrate Friendship (3-7)

Celebrate Bookbug Week with books about friends!

Our theme for Bookbug Week this year is Bookbug's Friends! To celebrate this fun and inclusive theme, we've selected 20 of our favourite picture books featuring animal friends, imaginary friends and the discovery of new friends. Why not choose one of these lovely stories to share with your friends this Bookbug week?

Lost and Found cover

1. Lost and Found

Oliver Jeffers

3. King of the Sky

Nicola Davies, Laura Carlin (Illus)
Sudden Hill cover

4. On Sudden Hill

Linda Sarah, Benji Davies (Illus)
Iris and Isaac cover

5. Iris and Isaac

Catherine Rayner
Oliver and Patch by Kate Hindley

6. Oliver and Patch

Claire Freedman, Kate Hindley (Illus)
Penguin cover

7. Penguin

Polly Dunbar
Sharing a Shell by Julia Donaldson

8. Sharing a Shell

Julia Donaldson
Chicken Thief cover

9. The Chicken Thief

Beatrice Rodriguez
Everybody's Welcome cover

10. Everybody's Welcome

Patricia Hegarty, Greg Abbott (Illus)
Blue Penguin cover

11. Blue Penguin

Petr Horacek
Dogger cover

14. Dogger

Shirley Hughes
Something Else cover

15. Something Else

Kathryn Cave, Chris Riddell (Illus)
Little Beauty cover

16. Little Beauty

Anthony Browne
Just Right cover

17. Just Right for Two

Tracey Courderoy, Ros Beardshaw (Illus)
Friends cover

18. Friends

Eric Carle
Beegu cover

19. Beegu

Alexis Deacon
Kevin cover

20. Kevin

Ralph Biddulph
Side By Side cover

21. Side By Side

Rachel Bright, Debi Gliori (Illus)