Top 10 Illustrated Books for kids!

The Selfish Crocodile by Faustin Charles

Picture yourself in a jungle where a grumpy crocodile isn’t allowing other animals to step near the river, threatening to eat them up. A clever mouse figures out the reason for the crocodile’s selfish behaviour and finds a solution to it. If you still couldn’t picture all of this, grab this book and you will find yourself moving a mile further in the crocodile’s jungle with each page you flip.

Goodnight Everyone by Chris Haughton

Talking about jungles and animals, here’s another beautiful story where Chris Haughton explicitly illustrates what happens when its dusk in the woods. All of the animals snuggle into their beds as the sun sets while one little bear decides to stay awake.

We found a Hat by Jon Klassen

Jon Klassen is known for his aberrant humour painted with fine storytelling abilities. In this masterpiece, he speaks about two turtles who find a hat. The dilemma that takes place is hilarious and gripping at the same time.

The story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

While all his counterparts are busy training and gearing up for bullfights, Ferdinand the lazy bull enjoys sitting on his hand and smelling flowers in the garden. His journey from a useless sluggard to one of the most celebrated fighter bulls in the corrida is simply amazeballs.

The Tiger who came to Tea by Judith Kerr

Even in their wildest of fantasies, one would probably not think of sipping on tea with a full-grown tiger. But Sophie and her mother managed to do it. Judith Kerr’s impeccable writing and illustration make this bizarre context as plausible as ever.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

One of the oldest books in the category, this bestseller has been translated into 30 languages and has sold more than 71 million copies globally.  The compelling illustrations of this picture-book are still a great pacifier for toddlers even after four decades of being published.


The Gruffalo’s Child by Julia Donaldson

What happens when you disobey your parents and do something they’ve warned you against? No one can answer this question better than The Gruffalo’s child. This one-of-a- kind narrative by Julia Donaldson is something that would never fail to entertain children and adults alike.

Don’t Let the Pigeon drive the Bus by Mo Willems

A timeless classic which shows renowned American cartoonist Mo Willems at his best. When a bus driver takes a break from his regular route, a pigeon decides to replace him and take the wheel. We are sure the concept has already triggered your curiosity. So what are you waiting for? Grab your copy today and get ready for a bus ride of a lifetime!

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

This rhyme-representation of a family going out on a bear hunt captivates the preschoolers and the teachers equally with its impressive portrayal of emotions and outstanding illustrations.


Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan

Usually, most of the creatures stay active during the day and go to sleep at night. But here, Divya Srinivasan beautifully explicates a parallel perspective of a baby owl who is immensely surprised when his friends like the hedgehog, skunk and the frog sink into sleep in moonlight whereas he loves staying awake to watch the full moon at night and dozes off as soon the sun rises.

Rose Benedicta

Rose is a retired teacher who loves children and books. The fact that she spends a lot of time reading to children is hardly a surprise.

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