The following books are some of my favourite picture book reads of 2023. Please click on the titles below that are hyperlinked to see my review which I shared on the Reading Opens Doors blog (some titles I still have to write a review for and will update this post to ensure all books included in this collection are linked to my reviews):

The Month that Makes the Year by Inda Ahmad Zahri

Desert Jungle by Jeannie Baker

The Lucky Shack by Apsara Baldovino and illustrated by Jennifer Falkner

How to Hatch a Dragon by Nick Bland

Can You Teach a Fish to Climb a Tree? By Jane Godwin and illustrated by Terry Denton

Grandma’s First Tattoo by Phillip Gwynne and illustrated by Tony Flowers

A Friend for Ruby by Sofie Laguna and illustrated by Marc McBride

Satin by Sophie Masson and illustrated by Lorena Carrington

Nothing Alike by Zewlan Moor and illustrated by Peter Cheong

Stay for Dinner by Sandhya Parappukkaran and illustrated by Michelle Pereira

The Garden at the End of the World by Cassy Polimeni and illustrated by Briony Stewart

Sunday Skating by Andrea Rowe and illustrated by Hannah Sommerville

Listen by Duncan Smith and Nicole Godwin with paintings by Jandamarra Cadd

Old Nana Quokka: Caring for Country co-authored by Rhonda Collard-Spratt and Jacki Ferro illustrations by Rhonda Collard-Spratt

My Strange Shrinking Parents: A Tall Tale by Zeno Sworder

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