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    BWBS 3 years +
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    From the Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning author of Cats Ahoy!, Peter Bently, our eight-book Busy Wheels Collection is full of all the machines that little ones aged 3 and above love: racing, vrooming and zooming vehicles!

    But the fun doesn't stop there... The vehicles are driven by animals! Filled with ambulances, diggers, fire engines and many, many more favourite vehicles, the books give children the opportunity to become familiar with vehicle words and the names of parts, while helping to develop recognition and early reading skills.

    Sure to not only help children with their vocabulary but their vehicle noises, too, these beautifully illustrated children's stories are perfect for children who love trucks, cars, tractors and other fun vehicles.

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    WBHS 3 years +

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt Sound Book (Hardback)

    Michael Rosen

    3 years +
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    Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury's classic picture book We're Going on a Bear Hunt is a beautiful story - and now it comes with added sound effects as you swish, swash and splash, splosh your way through this noisy sound book!

    Presented in a hardback format, making it a great gift for little ones and those who remember the timeless story from their childhoods, the sound buttons add extra interactivity to a story which has always been so much fun to read aloud together.

    Flowing text, gorgeous illustrations, an unforgettable story - children aged 3 and over and their parents will love this special edition of We're Going on a Bear Hunt.
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    Lighthouse Keeper Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Ronda and David Armitage

    3 years +
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    Keeping young readers entertained for over 30 years, this collection includes six picture books from Ronda and David Armitage's popular and bestselling Lighthouse Keeper series!

    The original story, The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch, follows Mr Grinling as he attempts to enjoy the delicious lunch that Mrs Grinling has prepared for him - but the seagulls are also tempted by the tasty dish... The food theme continues in The Lighthouse Keeper's Picnic, where the Grinlings enjoy a romantic picnic, although later on in the day Mr Grinling wishes he hadn't eaten quite so much...

    Wonderfully traditional, beautifully illustrated and very funny, the other books in the collection are The Lighthouse Keeper's Cat, The Lighthouse Keeper's Catastrophe, The Lighthouse Keeper's Tea and The Lighthouse Keeper's Christmas. Perfect bedtime books that are ideal for sharing.

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    PDBG 3 years +

    Paddington Bag Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Michael Bond

    3 years +
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    Surely the most famous marmalade-loving bear on the planet, Paddington is one of our most loved children's characters and this 10-picture book collection brings together some of author Michael Bond's most famous tales that follow Paddington on his adventures.

    Coming in a handy carry bag (complete with Paddington gift tag!), all the books feature R.W. Alley's iconic illustrations and will have you and your child laughing together as Paddington Bear gets into all sorts of trouble - the ordinary really does become extraordinary when Paddington is about! From his arrival at Paddington Station to visits to the Tower and Palace and even a meeting with Father Christmas, every book is a classic!

    Described as a 'British institution' by Stephen Fry, Paddington is set to get even bigger with the release of his first feature film... where the Peruvian bear will be voiced by Ben Whishaw and accompanied by an all-star supporting cast including Nicole Kidman, Julie Walters and Peter Capaldi. With ten hilarious picture books just perfect for sharing, this is a great bag of books for both new and old Paddington Bear fans!

    Please note that the size and dimensions of the books in this collection vary - five books are 245 x 190mm and five are 265 x 260mm.

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    Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Sven the reindeer and Olaf the snowman have all quickly become global sensations thanks to the success of Disney's animated musical, and this Frozen sound book - complete with a magic wand! - is sure to delight any fan who wants to take a trip to Arendelle.

    Children can follow the heart-warming story from the Frozen film - which took inspiration from The Snow Queen, Hans Christian Andersen's much-loved fairy tale - and use the magical wand to create sound effects that bring the story to life, discovering how Elsa's icy powers find her isolated from her kingdom and force her to live on her own in a grand ice palace. It is up to sister Anna to convince Elsa to show just how much she means to her and her hometown...

    Filled with beautiful artwork based on the scenes from the hit Disney musical and with all little ones' favourite characters included, this book lets children become a part of the story - adding their own sound effects to create even more magic!
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    With its lovable main character Pip and charming storyline, Fiona Boon and Clare Fennell's The Polar Bear Who Saved Christmas will quickly become a festive favourite - and the beautiful plush toy that comes free with the book makes it a great gift too!

    Pip is excited about the big day and can't sleep. When he hears a jingling sound, he can't resist following it... it must be a sleigh! Soon, Pip is lost but comes across a magical sight - Santa and the elves' village!

    But when he discovers Dancer has broken her leg and Santa needs eight reindeer for the sleigh to fly, it's up to Pip to be brave and step in to save the day... A charming bedtime Christmas story with a soft toy that will quickly become children aged 3 and over's new best friend!
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    Monster Picture Book Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    Toddlers
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    Monsters don't always have to be scary! This 10-book collection (displayed in a handy ziplock bag) has stories about creatures that are more friendly than fearsome - great bedtime reading for children aged 3 and over.

    Written by Rachel Valentine and illustrated by Ed Eaves, Marmaduke the Very Different Dragon is a heart-warming tale of a dragon, princess and a rescue mission; Claire Freedman and Sue Hendra's Spider Sandwiches is an appealing story about Max the monster's meal times; and There's a Dinosaur in My Bathtub (written by Catalina Echeverri) is full of imagination and prehistoric magic.

    With ten books to read through, this is the perfect collection - and a great Christmas gift - for your very own little monster!

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    Jeanne & Adrian's Story Collection - 6 Books (Paperback)

    Jeanne Willis & Adrian Reynolds

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    A hilarious six-book collection full of fun and laughter for children aged 3+, these picture books all feature the eye-catchingly bold illustrations of Adrian Reynolds and five of them have been written by the ultra-talented children's author Jeanne Willis. Thomas Taylor's fabulously funny The Pets You Get completes the set!

    Featuring the Red House Children's Book Award winner Who's in the Loo? - a laugh-out-loud book which finds a queue of people wondering who's holding them up (and the answer will surprise both children and parents!), it will have the whole family laughing and quickly become a bedtime favourite.

    Other books include I'm Sure I Saw a Dinosaur, a book which finds a whole town adamant they've seen something prehistoric at Sandy Bottom End and Mine's Bigger than Yours - a story about a big scary monster and little hairy monster...

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    3 years +
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    A charming story which comes with a free cute and cuddly plush toy of its lovable star, Oola the Owl Who Lost her Hoot is a book to make your little one 'twit-twoo' with delight!

    After a night spent flying and playing, Oola's mum tells the tired young owl that she has had so much fun she has lost her hoot... But Oola misunderstands what her mother meant and heads into the forest on an unforgettable journey!

    Bravely leaving the nest and searching far and wide for her hoot during the daytime, Oola makes plenty of friends on her quest, but will she find her hoot? A charming story with a very distinctive style, Clare Fennell and Tim Bugbird's story is perfect bedtime reading for those aged 3+.
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    Everyone knows 'What a Wonderful World', the famous Louis Armstrong song written by Bob Thiele and George David Weiss that was brimming with optimism and pride about how we live - and this gorgeous celebratory picture book from Tim Hopgood celebrates the spirit of the song!

    Complete with a free CD of Louis Armstrong's classic, the childlike artwork is bright, bold and sure to make you smile - or perhaps shed a tear or two out of happiness...

    Ideal for reading along to the music, the keepsake hardback book is beautiful and will be returned to again and again. It's sure to quickly become a family favourite.
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    DNPO 3 years +

    Dinosaur Poo (Paperback)

    Christyan & Diane Fox

    3 years +
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    Many children love dinosaurs. Even more find poo funny. Could there be a better combination than in this disgustingly delightful lift-the-flap picture book - Dinosaur Poo!

    The dinosaurs are on the hunt for the biggest poo - and as the line of dinosaurs searching gets longer, the poos get larger and so do the flaps your little reader will have to lift. They're sure to enjoy finding out what's hidden underneath - and the biggest surprise comes at the end...

    Written by Diane and Christyan Fox, Dinosaur Poo! is a book that might be all about number twos, but it will soon be the number one read with your little readers!
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    Enjoy a fun-packed Christmas with the one and only Miffy in this exciting sticker activity book. A familiar character since 1955, Miffy will delight your young readers with these enjoyable activities - perfect to keep them occupied in the build-up to Christmas Day!

    Festive fun is just marvellous with Miffy!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    IGF2 3 years +

    My Big Farm Book (Board)

    Roger Priddy

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    My Big Farm Book is a large and durable board book that can withstand even the toughest toddler hands.

    Perfect for children who love trucks or animals, this sturdy book is packed with bold, full-colour photographs that introduce very young children to all sorts of things they can expect to find on a farm.

    From a barn and a tractor to lambs and ducklings, this extremely engaging book features bright pictures with simple labels to help build your little one's vocabulary and stimulate word/picture association. There is also a simple question to answer on each page that will encourage children to interact further with the topic.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    Join Hello Kitty and her friends for a fun-filled stage performance in Hello Kitty: The Nutcracker, a beautiful picture book that introduces little ones aged 3 and above to the classic ballet and E. T. A. Hoffmann story.

    Hello Kitty and her family are throwing a party. The guests arrive and everyone is having a lovely time. But after the party, some naughty mice come and steal the nutcracker and Hello Kitty must go on an adventure through the Land of Sweets, home to the Sugar Plum Fairy and a host of other amazing characters to find the nutcracker. But when Hello Kitty finds the nutcracker, to her amazement he turns into the Nutcracker Prince...

    A charming modern version of the classic story that is accompanied by big, beautiful illustrations, Hello Kitty: The Nutcracker is a lovely large-format book that is sure to enchant young Hello Kitty fans this winter season.

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    Sail the high seas, travel back to the land of the dinosaurs and take a trip to Santa's grotto in the fantastic three-book collection from the wonderful Alan Snow.

    Readers can walk the plank and face up to brave buccaneers in Alan Snow's How Pirates Really Work, a book which gives wonderfully funny explanations of all things piratical; learn everything they ever wanted to know about dinosaurs - including what colour they really were and what they had for breakfast - in How Dinosaurs Really Work; and delight in learning how Father Christmas manages to read so my letters and more in How Santa Really Works.

    Wittily explaining the life of swashbuckling seafarers, gigantic Jurassic creatures and everyone's favourite Christmas visitor, our three-book Alan Snow Collection is sure to keep readers informed and entertained from first page to last with the books' wonderful illustrations and hilarious explanations.

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    HLST 3 years +

    Helen Stephens Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Helen Stephens

    3 years +
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    A set of three charming picture books for children aged 3 and above, our Helen Stephens Collection is a warm and funny set of children's books starring some friendly, furry animals.

    In How to Hide a Lion, a lion visits town to buy a new hat, but the townspeople are scared of lions. The lion runs away and meets Iris, a girl who is not scared of him, but Iris has to keep the lion a secret from her mum and dad who can be funny about having a lion in the house. How to Hide a Lion from Grandma follows on the story - and Iris isn't the only person hiding something... Fleabag tells the story of a dog who once had no name and no home, but that all changes when he meets Bob.

    Three heart-warming picture books for young children that are just perfect for sharing before bedtime, all of which are filled with charmingly cute illustrations and champion the loving relationships that exist between humans and animals.

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    George's Dragon Story Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Claire Freedman

    3 years +
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    Written by Claire Freedman, the author of the bestselling Aliens Love Underpants series, George and his dragon are sure to become much-loved characters with any child aged 3 or over!

    When George gets Sparky, he quickly realises he is no ordinary lizard - he's growing too big and keeps setting things on fire. George's parents are thinking of giving Sparky away, can George convince them dragons are great pets - and even better friends? George and Sparky also head off to the fire station and enjoy a week at school together in these warming, funny picture books.

    Illustrated in a bright, bold style by Russell Julian, the stories are sure to be appealing to any child who has ever dreamt of owning a pet.

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    With three festive tales to share and enjoy, this paperback collection is sure to get the whole family in the mood for Christmas - from the Nativity to the 12 Days of Christmas and a retelling of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, the books provide a great way of marking the special occasion.

    The Story of Christmas has simple rhyming text and bright illustrations as it tells the story of Jesus' miraculous birth in a child-friendly way, while 12 Days of Christmas features Kate Toms' hand-stitched illustrations along with witty and charming rhymes.

    Also written and illustrated by Kate Toms, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas Storybook begins with the familiar words from the festive poem but then describes an eventful Christmas Eve at the North Pole - it's sure to inspire a child's imagination in the build-up to the big day!

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    Full of festive tales for children aged 3 and over to enjoy, this three-book collection will introduce them to a friendly polar bear, let them meet a brave brown bear and discover a mouse who learns the true meaning of Christmas.

    The Polar Bear Who Saved Christmas tells the story of Pip, who is awoken by a strange jingling sound in the middle of winter... He follows it and is delighted to find it leads to Santa's grotto - and Santa is in need of a reindeer replacement! Staying with the bear theme, Oliver's Winter Adventure finds Oliver scared when he wakes up to everything covered in snow - but he remembers he's a brave bear and soon enjoys himself...

    The Perfect Gift is beautifully presented and tells the tale of a little mouse who loses what he thinks is the perfect present - but his parent teaches him the true meaning of Christmas. With distinctive, adorable illustrations in each story book and heart-warming plots, this collection is just perfect bedtime reading for the winter months.

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    FMPJ 3 years +

    Five Minutes Peace Jigsaw Book (Other)

    Jill Murphy

    3 years +
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    Ever since it was first published in 1986, Jill Murphy's Five Minutes' Peace has been a favourite with children and parents alike. With a theme that is completely familiar to every parent and humour that appeals to all ages, it was made for sharing!

    Now, the classic picture book has been revamped to include seven 12-piece jigsaws throughout the pages. Ideal for helping children develop their hand-eye coordination and cognitive skills, the book retains the original text so toddlers can read and play at the same time as they enjoy the story and piece together the striking original artwork in jigsaw form - copying it from the image hidden underneath the puzzle!
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    The story of Little and Big Nutbrown Hare's efforts to express their love for each other has long been a favourite of ours at Red House - and with the book selling over 18 million copies worldwide, many generations of readers also love this touching tale.

    This beautiful 20th anniversary edition of Guess How Much I Love You comes in an enlarged board book format that little ones will cherish forever. The gorgeous story will be enjoyed time and time again - it's a true classic and this version is robust enough to withstand even the most terrible of toddler tantrums.

    Adored by children and adults alike, the simple story and endearing illustrations make this an unbeatable bedtime read 20 years on from first publication.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    With stickers, puzzles, colouring and many more fun activities throughout every book, this collection is sure to keep children aged 3 and over entertained and excited - whether they like builders, fairies, pirates, dinosaurs, farms or princesses!

    With their bright and bold imagery and the stickers also included, the six books provide hours of enjoyment and are perfect for both encouraging creative play, enhancing coordination skills and inspiring a child's imagination.

    With such a range of themes included, children are certain to never get bored with this set of books - which would also be perfect for sharing out in party bags!

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    SOGS 3 years +

    Sara Ogilvie Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Anna Kemp

    3 years +
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    The Worst Princess, Dogs Don't Do Ballet, Rhinos Don't Eat Pancakes... Not only do the rhyming picture books from author Anna Kemp and illustrator Sara Ogilvie have great titles, they're also funny, heart-warming and truly enchanting!

    The Worst Princess provides a hilarious Frozen-style twist on the traditional princess tale as Princess Sue waits for her prince - but he's not what she imagined... The feisty princess has to escape the clutches of this twit - and it ends up becoming quite the adventure (dragons ARE involved)!

    Rhinos Don't Eat Pancakes has an adorable, bumbling rhino character at its heart and tells the story of a couple of parents who are always too busy to listen to what their daughter Daisy says... Maybe they should have listened when she told them she'd made friends with a big purple rhino... In Dogs Don't Do Ballet, Biff shows he's not like any other dog - he like moonlight, music and walking on tiptoes...

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    EASB 3 years +
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    With over 1,000 stickers and plenty of amazing activities to enjoy, this book is packed full of enchanting fun!

    With plenty of mermaid, fairy and magical ballet activities to doodle, decorate, design and colour, My Enchanted Activity and Sticker Book is filled with dress-up activities, castles to explore, flying fairy games and much, much more...

    With easy-to-follow text and instructions throughout, the book is sure to keep children who love all things magical happily entertained for hours on end.