Today I’m excited to share with you a second set of books I recently got from Walker Books with yet more Christmassy books in this collection plus many which you might want to gift or read! 🙂  A huge thank you again to Hannah for all of these books.  I am a little behind in showing them off here and will be sharing my reviews for many of these during the Christmas holidays and into the new year, but I wanted to let you see all of these books right now as there are some really special and lovely titles in this selection for children of all ages and teens! 🙂  As always the descriptions are quick ones from an email i got from Walker Books and let’s start with the picture books first…

Second December Book Haul Walker Books picture books
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Through the North Pole Snow by Polly Faber & Richard JonesA tender story of friendship between a small white fox and Father Christmas brings home the true meaning of Christmas.

Penguin Huddle by Ross Montgomery & Sarah WarburtonWhen the sun goes down, the penguins huddle to keep warm. But one night there is a freezing gale, and they get stuck together! A celebration of  friendship, community spirit and helping those in trouble.

And now for a third picture book which is bigger than these two…

Second December Book Haul Walker Books big picture book
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The Dream Train: Poems for Bedtime by Sean Taylor & Anuska AllepuzA new collection of original bedtime poetry perfect for sharing whilst tucked up in bed. Filled with 30 warm, joyful and atmospheric poems of every kind which capture the experience of falling or being asleep.

And now onto some children’s books, first two books which are non-fiction…

Second December Book Haul Walker Books children's non fiction books
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Animal Super Powers: The Most Amazing Ways Animals Have Evolved by Nick Crumpton & Viola Wang – Body armour, seeing with sound, gliding without wings, discover the wonders of evolution in this vibrant picture book packed with incredible facts.

You Are History: From the Alarm Clock to the Toilet, the Amazing History of Things You Use Every Day by Greg Jenner & Jenny Taylor – From popular historian and You’re Dead To Me podcaster Greg Jenner, discover the incredible history all around you, from the alarm clock to the toilet, in this hilarious and fascinating book.

And here are two books, a fiction book and a non-fiction box set all on the theme of football…

Second December Book Haul Walker Books children's football books
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Football School: The Premier Collection by Alex Bellows & Ben Lyttleton – Full of stats, facts and hilarious cartoons, this 6-book box set is the perfect gift for any football-mad youngster.

Johnny Ball: International Football genius by Matt Oldfiend & Tim Wisson – From the author of the Ultimate Football Heroes. Johnny Ball, 9-year-old football manager, has a new challenge: to take the Tissbury Tigers all the way, and win the WORLDIES! But then superstar striker Daniel gets injured …

And finally onto some ya books…

Second December Book Haul Walker Books ya books
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Wearing My Mother’s Heart by Sophia ThakurFrom acclaimed performance poet Sophia Thakur comes a powerful new collection of poems about what it means to be a woman, intergenerational relationships, finding your voice and learning to speak out.

Gleanings by Neal Shusterman – The New York Times bestselling Arc of a Scythe series continues with thrilling stories that span the timeline. Storylines continue. Origin stories are revealed. And new Scythes emerge…

Scythe: Collector’s edition by Neal Shusterman – In a perfect world, what is there left to fear? A stunning new Collector’s Edition of the New York Times bestseller, with a new piece from the author.


Don’t all of these books look and sound so itneresting?  I can’t tell you how excited I am for Gleanings and the collector’s edition of Scythe.  as you can see I’m an obvious fan of the series and you can see my review of the original Scythe here.  I’ll have a review of the new collector’s edition as well as the Christmassy picture books very soon, and the others will follow as soon as I can get to them. 🙂  Do let me know if something here interests you or if you think any of the books here might be perfect for a loved one? 😀

What do you think of the books in this haul?  What books are you hoping to get for Christmas for yourself or a loved one?  Let me know waht you think in the comments below 🙂