Palm trees on a beach

Claude on Holiday by Alex T Smith (Hodder Childrens)
Claude the dog is having a normal fun holiday and then he meets pirates.

Father Christmas Goes on Holiday by Raymond Briggs (Puffin)
Briggs’ grumpy version of the more widely accepted jolly fat character is brilliantly amusing as he tries and fails to enjoy his holidays.

Harry and the Dinosaurs go on Holiday! by Ian Wybrow (Puffin)
Harry and his bucket full of dinosaurs go on holiday to Australia.

Herman’s Holiday by Tom Percival (Bloomsbury)
Herman the bear and his best friend go on a camping holiday. Contains lift-the-flap postcards.

Look Inside an Airport by Rob Lloyd Jones and Stefano Tognetti (Usborne)
Lift-the-flap book packed with information.

Maisy Goes on Holiday by Lucy Cousins (Walker)
Maisy the mouse packs her bags and goes on holiday to the seaside.

Miffy on Holiday! by Dick Bruna (Simon & Schuster)
An interactive sticker book for very young children.

Seaside Holidays Then and Now (Beside the Seaside) by Clare Hibbert (Franklin Watts)
This simple information book looks at how seaside holidays have changed over the years. There are helpful key word boxes throughout and KS1 curriculum notes at the back.

Spot Goes on Holiday by Eric Hill (Puffin)
Lift-the-flap fun with the popular puppy.

Tilly’s at Home Holiday by Gillian Hibbs (Child’s Play)
Tilly’s friends are all going abroad for the holidays but Tilly has just as much fun at home.

Topsy and Tim go on an Aeroplane by Jean Adamson and Belinda Worsley (Ladybird)
The children meet airline staff and experience going on a plane for the first time.

What I Like: Holidays by Liz Lennon (Franklin Watts)
Very simple information books with colour photographs.