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Large Format Books for Children



Large Format Books are extremely big copies of popular children's picture books. The books can be as large as 45cm by 37cm with print sizes as high as 1.5cm in some cases and down to 0.5cm in others.

All Birmingham Libraries have a selection of these books for loan.

Titles include:

Ahlberg, Allan - Slow Dog Falling

Ahlberg, Janet - Each Peach, Pear, Plum

Ahlberg, Janet and Allan - Peepo!

Andreae, Giles - Rumble in the Jungle

Anholt, Laurence - Cinderboy

Armitage, Ronda and David - The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch

Beck, Ian - Five Little Ducks

Benjamin, A H - What If?

Binch, Caroline - Gregory Cool

Biro, Val - The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Blake, Quentin - All Join In

Brown, Ruth - The Big Sneeze

Brown, Ruth - A Dark Dark Tale

Browne, Eileen - Handa's Surprise

Butterworth, Nick - Jasper's Beanstalk

Campbell, Rod - There's A Hole in the Bucket

Cave, Kathryn - Something Else

Cave, Kathryn - W is for World

Churchill, Vicki - Butterfly Kiss

Clark, Dorothy - Grandpa's Handkerchief

Coleman, Michael - Ridiculous!

Cowcher, Helen - Whistling Thorn

Daniel, Alan - There's A Hole in the Bucket

Donaldson, Julia - The Gruffalo

Dunbar, Joyce - If You want to be a Cat

Ellis, Sue - The Sun is Laughing - Poetry

Evans, Wendy - Quiet in the Library

Foster, John - A Big Book of Counting and Chanting Rhymes

French, Fiona - Anancy and Mr.Dry Bone

Geraghty, Paul - The Hunter

Hadithi, Mwenye - Hot Hippo

Hallworth, Grace - Down By the River - Poetry

Hayes, Sarah - This is the Bear

Hedderwick, Mairi - Katie Morag and the Two Grandmothers

Hill, Eric - Where's Spot

Hoffman, Mary - Amazing Grace

Hughes, Shirley - Dogger

Inkpen, Mick - Kipper's Birthday

Ironside, Virginia - The Huge Bag of Worries

Jenkins, Martin - The Emperor's Egg

McDonnell, Flora - I Love Animals

Martin, Bill - Polar Bear, Polar Bear What Do You Hear?

Mills, David - Lima's Red Hot Chilli

Moon, Nicola - Something Special

Moore, Inga - Six Dinner Sid

Murphy Jill - A Quiet Night In

Murphy, Jill - Peace at Last

OLoughlin, Jane - Folk Tales- A Short Anthology

Onyefulu, Ifeoma - Emeka's Gift

Patten, H - Clever Anansi and the Boastful Bullfrog

Sharratt, Nick - My Mum and Dad Make Me Laugh

Silver, Norman - Temper Temper!

Simmons, Jane - Come On Daisy

Thomas, Valerie - Winnie the Witch

Trivizas, Eugene - The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig

Voce, Louise - Over in the Meadow

Wallace, Karen - Think of an Eel

Wildsmith, Brian - All Fall Down


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