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From potty training to starting school, Book People's hand-picked selecton of books based on first experiences are all available at unbelievable prices. They're great for inspiring a love of books and showing kids what they can expect to see in the wider world.

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First Experiences Books

From potty training to starting school, Book People's hand-picked selecton of books based on first experiences are all available at unbelievable prices. They're great for inspiring a love of books and showing kids what they can expect to see in the wider world.

  • Behaviour Matters Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: BEMA
    Collection 3 years +
    (1)
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    Elephant learns to share; Hippo finds out why it's so important to tell the truth; and Lion can't stop worrying in these lively and reassuring picture books about emotions and behaviour.

    Supporting the Personal, Social and Emotional Development aspect of the Early Years Foundation Stage, the fun stories provide gentle advice for dealing with difficult situations and each one also has suggestions for activities and ideas for children to discuss.

    At the end of each story, there are notes for parents and teachers that will help you talk to the children about the issues covered.
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    Just £1.20 per book
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  • Usborne Little Peep Through Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: ULPT
    Collection Toddlers
    Hand-picked favourites
    Can your children find the friendly tiger, bunny or elephant in these search-and-find board books?

    There are die-cut holes on each page that seemingly reveal the animals, but when a child turns the page they'll discover it's a completely different animal. Of course, they'll soon find the tiger, bunny or elephant on the very last page.

    The combination of beautiful artwork and die-cut textures make these books engaging and tactile. They'll also help children develop their observational skills.
    Format: board book
    • £6.99
    • RRP £17.97
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    Just £2.33 per book
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  • Rod Campbell's My First Little Bag of Books - 4 Books

    Product Code: FLBB
    Collection Toddlers
    Hand-picked favourites
    Learn about noises, numbers, colours and animals with Dear Zoo's Rod Campbell.

    These board books - coming in a gorgeous cloth bag - will help children learn important concepts like counting and colours in a fun and appealing way.

    They have beautiful artwork and have also been specially designed to help children develop their vocabulary and build their confidence when it comes to reading aloud.
    Format: board book
    • £4.99
    • RRP £15.96
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  • Feelings Collection - 10 Books

    Trace Moroney

    Product Code: FEEL
    Collection 3 years +
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    Ten books to encourage children talk about their feelings...

    These books have been designed to help you help children understand their feelings and develop their skills so that they can identify and manage emotions, build confidence and develop their self-esteem while also finding a healthier, more positive frame of mind.

    These books will help children identify, manage and express feelings in an appropriate and acceptable way - introducing different emotional concepts in simple language that resonates with young children.
    Format: paperback
    • £12.99
    • RRP £59.90
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    Just £1.30 per book
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  • Welcome to our World

    Moira Butterfield

    Product Code: WTOW
    Hardback 4 years +
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    This beautifully illustrated book teaches children all about different languages, customs and traditions from all over the world.

    It reveals how children everywhere also have much in common and gives them the chance to discover what people in other countries eat and wear and how they play, speak and celebrate.

    Covering everything from breakfasts to birthdays, cakes to clothes, and hiccups to hellos, there are so many ways to say and do things - but everyone shares a love of family, friends, food and fun.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • Topsy and Tim: First Experiences Collection - 10 Books

    Jean and Gareth Adamson

    Product Code: TYTM
    Collection 3 years +
    (5)
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    Topsy and Tim are a pair of characters who have introduced children to all sorts of first experiences over the years and this slipcased 10-book collection will become essential for any preschoolers.

    Throughout the books, they have fun together and go through many first experiences including going to the doctor; playing football; and suffering from itchy heads due to lice - every parent's nightmare.

    Written by Jean and Gareth Adamson, this trusted pair have sold over 21 million copies since their first book was published over 50 years ago.

    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
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  • Sea

    Britta Teckentrup

    Product Code: SEBT
    Hardback 3 years +
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    Britta Teckentrup is one of our favourite illustrators here at The Book People and her latest book will take you and your children deep under the sea.

    Britta's stylised and distinctive artwork captures a world beneath the waves that is packed with incredible creatures - from darting tropical fish to electric eels and huge humpback whales.

    There are also die-cut peep-through sections to add another level of interaction to this stunning picture book.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.99
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  • Spot's Story Collection - 8 Books

    Eric Hill

    Product Code: SPTS
    Collection Toddlers
    (6)
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    Eric Hill's Spot the dog is one of THE most beloved children's characters and this collection contains eight stories following his adventures and experiences.

    Throughout the books, Spot plays with his favourite toys; heads off to nursery; and has sleigh-loads of fun on a snowy day. These beautiful board books have bold artwork and easy-to-follow plots and will quickly become bedtime favourites.
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    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.92
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  • Biff, Chip and Kipper First Experiences Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: BCKF
    Collection 3 years +
    (4)
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    From going to the doctor to welcoming a new baby into the family, Biff, Chip and Kipper introduce children to a range of common experiences and new vocabulary in these 10 sensitively written storybooks.

    Each book contains fun activities at the end based around the story so children can further understand the plots and develop their skills. They are also full of tips for parents and teachers to make reading together more rewarding.

    Format: paperback
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    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
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  • Dig Dig Digging & Other Stories Collection - 8 Books

    Margaret Mayo & Alex Ayliffe

    Product Code: DIGD
    Collection 3 years +
    (1)
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    These eight colourful books are perfect for machine and animal-mad little ones; they'll just love repeating the noises made by the vehicles and creatures on show!

    Written by Margaret Mayo and illustrated by Alex Ayliffe, these picture books are bright, bold and full of themes that toddlers love, including diggers, rockets and dinosaurs.

    Each book is bursting with noisy words that are written in rhyme, making them especially pleasing for young children to listen and read along to.
    Format: paperback
    • £10.99
    • RRP £55.92
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    Just £1.37 per book
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  • Feelings

    Richard Jones & Libby Walden

    Product Code: FLNG
    Hardback 5 years +
    (1)
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    With a cut-out, peek-through silhouette of a brave little boy pondering his thoughts, this is a book that will help you and your children understand the nature of feelings and what they mean.

    Sure to make you and your kids experience all the emotions, the text is visceral and the visual style makes it rewarding on repeated reading. Wonderfully enchanting, it will help children understand why every person is unique and experiences different emotions.

    Written by Richard Jones in delightful rhyme and with Libby Walden's gorgeous watercolour artwork, each spread is dominated by a colour that relates to the emotion and feeling. The textured jacket makes the book extra special.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £10.99
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  • My First... Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: MFBO
    Collection 4 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Maths, mazes, numbers... Even origami!

    This collection of first books introduces children to important concepts in a fun and wonderfully interactive way. They are colourful, easy to follow and feature themes that we know your little ones will love.

    The search and find book will help them develop observational skills; the science book introduces basic concepts; and the picture puzzles encourage early numeracy and reading skills.
    Format: paperback
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    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    Just £1.00 per book
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  • I Can Tie My Shoelaces

    Product Code: CNJ2
    Hardback 4 years +
    (2)
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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 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.

    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    Always in My Heart

    Roisin Hahessy

    Product Code: AIMH
    Other Toddlers
    (1)
    Hand-picked favourites
    This charming book will help children deal with the common issue of separation anxiety.

    Including the sweet words 'Even when we're apart, you're always in my heart', it's a playful rhyming story about the love shared between a parent and child.

    This beautiful book has heart-shaped pages and a reassuring tone.
    • £2.49
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Pirate Pete's Potty Set - 2 Books

    Product Code: PRTP
    Collection Toddlers
    Hand-picked favourites
    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
    • £4.99
    • RRP £10.98
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    Just £2.50 per book
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  • Let's Go to the... Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: LTSG
    Collection 4 years +
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    Let's go somewhere extraordinary...

    These four books encourage preschoolers to develop their pen control, word and number skills as they learn about castles, farms, fire stations and vets.

    There are activities to complete on every page and the wipe-clean nature means children can complete each simple task again and again, building up their simple vocabulary.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.96
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    Just £1.50 per book
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  • World Around Us: Bugs

    Product Code: WAUO
    Other 3 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Children will love discovering the colourful creepy-crawlies, incredible insects and brilliant bugs featured in this appealing and accessible fact book.

    The vibrant pictures introduce young learners to the wonders of nature as they meet beetles in the desert and dragonflies at the pond.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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  • Play Felt: Construction Site

    Product Code: PFCO
    Hardback 3 years +
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    Children who love diggers and dumpers will enjoy completing the tactile scenes with the felt pieces included in this fun and interactive book.

    The soft felt pieces - including a brilliant red bulldozer, a grey dumper truck and an orange steamroller as well as an engineer and workman - cling securely to each page and can be used time and time again.

    This book is a cool and interactive treat for creative children that will help them develop their dexterity.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Bear Feels Collection - 3 Books

    Garry Fleming

    Product Code: BRFL
    Collection Toddlers
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    Bear will help children understand it's normal to have worries and anxieties in these beautifully reassuring board books.

    Bear feels happy, kind and shy throughout the books and his parents are on hand to offer him advice on how to deal with what can sometimes be an overwhelming array of emotions.

    These books will help children address their fears and realise there is nothing to worry about, and everyone (at all ages!) feels the same way sometimes.

    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.97
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  • Elmer

    David McKee

    Product Code: ELQ2
    Paperback 3 years +
    (2)
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    Elmer the patchwork elephant is the star of this gorgeous picture book.

    David McKee's stunning illustrations give Elmer lots of toddler appeal and this is a lovely book to read to youngsters to illustrate the message that it's OK to be different and not just one of the crowd!

    Elmer offers lots of fun and laughter for readers aged 3 and over.
    • £4.49
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Why do We need a Potty?

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: WPE2
    Other Toddlers
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    If your child is at potty training age, they'll find this practical flap book wee-lly rewarding!

    It follows a set of twins as they learn what potties are for, struggle to make them work, wet themselves and finally enjoy a toilet triumph!

    After learning how to wee and poo on the potty, the boy and girl move up to using the big loo.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Play Felt: Farm Animals

    Product Code: PFFA
    Hardback 3 years +
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    Animal-obsessed children will love completing the exciting scenes with the felt cows, pigs and horses included in this fun and interactive book.

    The soft felt pieces - including a smiling sheep, big red tractor and cock-a-doodle-doing cockerel - cling securely to each page and can be used time and time again.

    This cool treat for creative children will also help develop dexterity and hand-eye coordination skills.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Petite Boutique: My Little Library Truck Bookends - 10 Books

    Product Code: PBTR
    Collection Babies
    (5)
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    Inspired by Petite Boutique, this truck-themed box contains 10 mini padded books and a couple of beautiful bookends to keep them safely and securely on display.

    From the alphabet to colours, opposites and baby animals, these books cover a number of appealing themes and contain simple text and appealing illustrations. They'll help young children learn about some very important concepts.

    Format: board book
    • £12.99
    • RRP £39.99
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  • Busy Town

    Rebecca Finn

    Product Code: BUO2
    Other Toddlers
    (1)
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    By pushing, pulling and turning mechanisms, this first novelty board book will show young children the kind of things they can expect to see in a town just like theirs.

    Throughout Busy Town, there is so much going on. Children can ride on the bus, feed the ducks in the park and go to the shops before heading back home to bed.

    Bright and colourful, this book has gentle rhyming text and some simply beautiful illustrations.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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