The Ultimate Book of Space by Anne-Sophie Baumann, Oliver Latyk

For children who are starting to wonder about galaxies far, far away, this incredibly interactive book brings it all to life with illustrations, pop-ups, pull-outs, tabs, and movable parts.

Smitten Kitchen Every Day by Deb Perelman

Plentiful, mouthwatering pics put this terrific cookbook into great-gift territory. Get one for your foodie soul!

I Will Make a Way by Thomas Giddings

As told by its author-photographer Giddings, this book contains intriguing pictures that speak to “aspirations and fulfilment, sometimes against all odds”.

The House That Pinterest Built by Diane Keaton

The actress’ journey from inspiration to completion of her gorgeous dream home in Los Angeles, this inspirational book is a style guide and a how-to volume on creating one's home.

Winter by Ali Smith

Winter is the second instalment of the author’s ambitious periodic quartet, which relates in almost real-time to the world around the reader. His previous year’s Man Booker-shortlisted Autumn was appreciated following it’s lyrical exploration of Brexit, while Winter is a gripping follow-up.

The Good Fight by Rick Smolan and Jennifer Erwitt

This is an extraordinarily illustrated book containing stories and pictures of incredible Americans who’ve battled hatred or oppression over the past 100 years and how America has progressed over the last 100 years.

Barnyard Boogie! by Tim McCanna, Allison Black

This is a delightful read-aloud book featuring funny musical sounds that children will love repeating. Its playful text would have your kiddies laughing, while the energetic illustrations would make them want to get up and move.

Great Hiking Trails of the World by Karen Berger

Whether you’re a boots-on-the-ground traveller or more of the armchair kind, this gloriously illustrated volume would take you away. A hiker’s dream bucket list is embodied with a celebration of more than 80 of the world’s most iconic trails.

Endangered by Tim Flach

A stunning, troubling tribute to the world’s threatened species-and a wake-up call about what we stand to lose. The book unfolds as a series of vivid, interconnected stories using over 180 of Flach’s incredible images.

Ask an Astronaut by Tim Peake

Staying true to his space theme, this exciting new book by Tim Peake, Britain’s most beloved astronaut, is a treat for its readers. The author has compiled a personal guide to live life in space, all based on his own missions and several questions that he’s been asked ever since his return to Earth.