Martin Gayford and David Hockney£25.00 £23.25
Spring Cannot be Cancelled is a beautiful and uplifting manifesto that affirms art's capacity to divert and inspire. David Hockney and Martin Gayford discuss art, lockdown in Hockney's rustic Normandy farmhouse, and the themes that have fascinated Hockney for decades: light, colour, space, perception, water, trees. He has much to teach us, not only about how to see...but about how to live.
Ali Smith£8.99 £8.36
Ali Smith's Spring, the third instalment in her spectacular seasonal quartet, is a moving story of migration, place, grief, and hope. Riffing on Pericles, one of Shakespeare's most resistant and rollicking works, Ali Smith tells the impossible tale of an impossible time.
Stephen Moss£12.99 £12.08
This equinox is unlike any other. As the nation goes into lockdown, Stephen records the wildlife around his home, with his fox-red Labrador, Rosie, by his side. This evocative account underlines how a global crisis changed the way we relate to the natural world, giving us hope for the future.
Christopher Lloyd£18.98 £17.65
Christo Lloyd was recognised as one of the foremost gardeners and garden writers of the 20th century. Here, for the first time, is the definitive collection of his best, most informative, and so often amusing, garden writing.
Allie Esiri£14.99 £13.94
Allie Esiri's gorgeous collection, A Poem for Every Spring Day, takes you from the first sighting of blossoms to Easter. Featuring poems by William Wordsworth, Emily Dickinson, John Agard, Maya Angelou, Wendy Cope, and other favourite poets, this book would make the perfect gift for adults or children.
Elizabeth Jenner and Natasha Durley£5.99 £5.57
This book takes a closer look at bleating lambs, boxing hares, meteor showers and May Day celebrations as the secrets of the spring begin to appear in the world around us.
Peppa Pig£6.99 £6.50
Miss Rabbit has organised an Easter Egg-stravaganza! There's Easter cakes, Easter cards to make, an egg decorating stall and Granny and Grandpa Pig's fluffy newly-hatched chicks, but where is Miss Rabbit? And who is inside the huge Easter egg?
Caz Buckingham and Andrea Pinnington£12.99 £12.08
The members of the chorus are lovingly counted off in this relaxing noisy book, along with their Latin names, the times before sunrise at which they sing, enticing titbits of trivia, and gorgeous full-colour photography. This book will make twitchers of listeners young or old!