Early Years

First Experiences Books

  • PE0093 Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
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    Featuring the classics One, Two, Buckle My Shoe, Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes, Row, Row, Row Your Boat and Horsey, Horsey, Don't You Stop (admit it, you're humming every single one now, aren't you?), this collection of four Ladybird Action Rhymes books is bursting with fun.

    Each bright and bold book encourages children to follow the steps and learn these rhymes and dances. They are sure to encourage dance, play and coordination in toddlers.
  • Learn with Elmer Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781783447282
    ELMF 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    Young children can learn all about actions, colours, numbers and shapes with this cute set of little board books starring Elmer the patchwork elephant.

    It presents basic first concepts in a way that babies and toddlers will find fun and accessible.

    David McKee's Elmer books have sold 7 million books all around the world so who better to introduce essential concepts than this excellent elephant? These books offer a trunk load of fun.

    Format: board book
  • ICTT 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
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    This gorgeous little fold-out book has everything your children need to be able to tell the time - rhyming step-by-step instructions and a hands-on practice clock.

    Cuddly Rabbit and his friends go through the times of the day to help children familiarise with the right clock face for waking up, eating breakfast, brushing their teeth, getting dressed and going out to play.

    The interactive clock has click-clack hands that stay in place when children have added the correct time. There are also handy hints for learning how to tell when it's quarter past, half past and quarter to.

    Please note due to unforeseen circumstances the image of this title in our catalogue was incorrect. The edition we have has a white jacket.
  • Behaviour Matters Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164298 - Sue Graves & Trevor Dunton
    BEHV 3 years +
    Sue Graves & Trevor Dunton
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
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    • Just £1.17 per book
    Covering familiar topics including sharing, being left out and bullying, these books will help children understand why they experience these feelings and behaviours.

    Each book has bright and appealing animal characters and and will encourage children to explore their changing feelings. They all also have activities to complete and ideas that will inspire discussion around the topics.

    These books support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • My First Milestones Collections - 6 Books - Collection - 9780192768445 - Amber Stewart
    MFMI 3 years +
    Amber Stewart
    3 years +
    • £8.99
    • RRP £41.94
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Bramble eats nothing but berries; Otter can't swim; and Puddle is worried about his first day at school...

    From letting go of a comfort blanket to helping picky eaters discover more foods, this positive collection is full of gentle stories and easy-to-follow advice that will help you and your children reach various milestones.

    These animal-themed stories show how, by working together, families can help children grow up, step by step. Each book also contains a list of Ten Top Tips that will help children embrace the unfamiliar concepts.
  • What's That? Ladybird First Words and Pictures Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780241287880
    PG0233 3 years +
    3 years +
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    These Ladybird board books provide an introduction to big machines, things found at home, animals found on the farm and a host of favourite animals.

    They have bright and bold artwork and are perfect for children who are just starting to learn their first words.
  • THAA 3 years +
    Daniel Egneus
    3 years +
    • £3.99
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    Daniel Egneus' These Are Animals introduces children to the world's most incredible creatures and encourages them to climb, hiss, nibble, jump and growl with them!

    From the animals that live on land to those that reside under the ocean, this is perfect for children who are fascinated by animals of all shapes and sizes.

    Complete with gorgeous, stylised artwork, this picture book also covers the amazing animals that live in misty meadows and fabulous forests.
  • MYFL 3 years +
    Sarah Jennings
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    With its tabbed pages and friendly characters, this book can help children understand all about their emotions - and help them realise it's OK to have them.

    From being happy to feeling sad and grumpy, it offers ideas for what a child can do to deal with each emotion. A wonderful first introduction to emotions, it will help children cope with their various feelings and help keep them from being overwhelmed.
  • ICTS 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Spotty Dog and his animal friends will help your children learn how to tie their shoelaces in a variety of ways. This folder-shaped book has step-by-step instructions for the traditional method, a loop bow and a double-quick bow.

    It even includes a practice shoe encased in the book so children can try the skill over and over again before mastering their own shoes. This is a handy introduction to a valuable and important life skill.

    Please note due to unforeseen circumstances the image of this title in our catalogue was incorrect. The edition we have has a white jacket.
  • CBNB Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Crash! Bang! This book captures all the sounds of a noisy construction site and is so much fun for toddlers. They will love pressing all 10 buttons and hearing the incredible sounds.

    The sturdy picture tabs make it easy for young children to turn the pages as they look for all their favourite vehicles and machines, and this book is full of simple, descriptive text.
  • Mixed Up Fairy Tales Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781784932879
    MUFY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £11.99
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    These witty retellings of famous fairy tales provide an introduction to the importance of hygiene, keeping active, healthy eating and so much more.

    Each title backs up themes found in the PSHE (personal, social and health education) curriculum and the stories are sure to help children learn about their own personal development. They provide a very gentle approach to what can be sensitive issues.

    Among the stories are Don't Pick Your Nose, Pinocchio!, Eat Your Greens, Goldilocks and Stinky Jack and the Beanstalk.

    Format: paperback
  • Seasons of the Year Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781912171576
    SOTY 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Spring, summer, autumn, winter... now your children can learn all about the four seasons of the year with these books full of facts and activities.

    With bold images and easy-to-read text, these engaging reads explain what kind of weather occurs in each season and will introduce them to all kinds of seasonal foods and activities. e.g. just how many conkers will they be able to find in the autumn?
    Format: paperback
  • Princess Polly's Potty Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9780241294246
    PPSS Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Who better to teach your children how to use the potty than the one and only Princess Polly! This set includes one sound book and an activity sticker book.

    The sound book follows Princess Polly as she swaps her nappy for big girl pants and starts to use the potty. With friendly artwork and clear text, it has been especially designed to counter the anxieties of both children and parents during this important time. The sound button has a huge cheer which can be pressed after finishing every page. If your child wants to gain the same reaction, they'll have to use the potty!

    The interactive sticker book encourages children to help Polly with her potty training by adding over 70 bright stickers to the story. Once they've finished, they'll enjoy filling in their own potty training reward chart. Both books will help children feel confident and motivated when it comes to potty training.

    Titles in this collection:
    Princess Polly's Potty Sticker Book, Princess Polly Potty.
    Format: paperback
  • Pirate Pete's Potty Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9780241294253
    PRTP Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Ahoy there! Is it time for your children to be brave and start using the potty? If so, Pirate Pete is here to help in this sound book and sticker activity book set.

    The sound book follows Pirate Pete on his incredible journey as he learns the important life skill of using the potty. It has bright artwork and accessible text that will help take the anxieties out of both children and parents during this essential stage of development. With the button making a cheer every time it is pressed, kids will love hearing it after finishing every page and then hearing it for themselves when they finally master the art of using the potty!

    The interactive sticker book encourages children to help Pete with his potty training by adding over 70 bright stickers to the funny story. It even has a potty training reward chart to complete!

    Titles in this collection:
    Pirate Pete's Potty Sticker Book, Pirate Pete Potty.
    Format: paperback
  • Whiffy Wilson Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781408356043 - Caryl Hart & Leonie Lord
    WHIF 3 years +
    Caryl Hart & Leonie Lord
    3 years +
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    There was a wolf called Wilson
    Who never brushed his hair
    He never washed his paws or face
    Or changed his underwear

    These disgustingly good stories are all about Whiffy Wilson, a wolf who isn't keen on being clean and only has time for grime.

    Covering a theme that will be familiar to many parents, this picture book finds everyone trying to persuade Whiffy Wilson to change his grotty ways and enjoy a clean break.

    Written in fantastically funny rhyming verse by Caryl Hart and illustrated by Leonie Lord, these books will inspire children to make the most of their bathtime and encourage many other positive habits.

    Format: paperback
  • BABW Toddlers
    Moira Butterfield
    Toddlers
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Moira Butterfield's Bigger and Bigger Wheels follows Billy as he rides his bicycle and learns that sometimes being small beats all.

    This is a lively tale that finds Billy coming across increasingly bigger vehicles as he enjoys his bike journey. It's fun and charming and the cleverly layered pages also increase in size as your children work their way through the story.
  • George Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781408350447 - Nicola Smee
    GGTD Toddlers
    Nicola Smee
    Toddlers
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    You and your children will love exploring first experiences together with the help of George the toddler and his friend Bear.

    The duo visit the doctor when they both fall ill with sore throats; they get dressed ready for the day ahead; strap on their armbands and go swimming (and splashing!) together; and travel on a plane for the very first time.

    George and Bear are the perfect team to help reassure your little ones as they begin to have first experiences of their own.
  • CCGS 3 years +
    Nick Denchfield
    3 years +
    • £2.99
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    With pop-ups, tabs and gatefold pages, this book invites children who are soon starting school to meet Charlie, the little chick with a BIG personality, as he also gets ready for school.

    Children can see Charlie burst to life as he wakes up to an alarm clock, eats his crackling cereal and races to get to school in time. This is a funny story with pop-up surprises and a character that children will absolutely adore!

    There's even a giant fold-out surprise at the end... will Charlie Chick manage to beat the bell and make it to school in time?
  • My Senses Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781786372123
    MYSN 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    This collection will show children how our five senses work and how they help us understand more about the world.

    Covering taste, touch, smell, sight and hearing, each book contains repetitive, easy-to-read text and simple diagrams. They're ideal for younger readers who want to learn more about the way we live.
  • Eat Smart Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781784938987
    ETSM 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £24.95
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    This is a collection of hands-on healthy eating books that use fun activities, recipes and facts to explore different food groups including vegetables; fruit; meat and fish; dairy; and cereals.

    From the farm to the shop and then on to your plate, these books explain where food comes from and how the various types help our bodies when we eat them. The activities also encourage children to think about food variety and what they should put into their bodies in order to stay strong and healthy.

    Accessibly written, these books also have food fact boxes to provide fascinating information about food in bite-sized chunks.
  • FYAN
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    The Large Family - Jill Murphy's elephant stars of the classic picture book, Five Minutes' Peace - star in this treasury of your child's first year at nursery.

    A charming memory book, it has plenty of space to record all of your favourite moments from your child's first year and spaces for photographs and pictures.

    A beautiful book that will be treasured for a lifetime, it has a special pocket to store drawings, souvenirs and mementos from their first year.
  • DNX2 Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £2.99
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    Part of a series that finds Peppa Pig and her family introducing children to common first experiences, this book finds George feeling a little bit frightened about his first visit to the dentist.

    Bright, bold and heart-warming, this is a lovely storybook for any child who has that scary dentist appointment booked.
  • PMY2 Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (1)
    • £2.99
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    Peppa Pig: My Mummy is a lovely celebration of mothers and their all-round, multi-tasking wonderfulness!

    Whether she's offering comforting cuddles or fighting fires, Peppa Pig's mummy is just brilliant and this colourful, chunky board book is guaranteed to charm mums and their toddlers everywhere.

    Sure to become a bedtime favourite!
  • CT0661 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This fun-filled set will help children get through their fears of losing teeth by giving them all they need for the tooth fairy's first visit.

    A huge moment in any child's life, this gift set has everything they need as they await the tooth fairy's visit. From a charming story to certificates and even a rule sheet for having healthy, happy teeth, it's a treat for anyone who has recently lost a tooth.

    Ages 3 plus
    Box size 240 x 275mm
    Contents: tooth fairy story book, door to the fairy kingdom, fairy tooth bag, bottle of fairy dust, tooth fairy certificate, tooth fairy teeth cleaning rule sheet