First Experiences Books

  • Mr. Men Every Day Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780603576546 - Roger Hargreaves
    MMEV 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Young readers will love joining the classic Mr. Men characters including Mr. Bump, Mr. Happy and Little Miss Sunshine as they enjoy everyday experiences and exciting adventures in this 10-book collection.

    The beloved characters head out on a camping trip; enjoy a day out at the park; and visit the doctor across these easy-to-follow stories.

    These are common experiences that children will recognise from their day-to-day lives and the bright and bold colours and simple, easy-to-follow plots make these books so appealing.

    Format: paperback
  • Our Emotions and Behaviours Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781445166186
    OEAB 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £11.99
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    From following rules to telling the truth and the fact it's OK to sometimes worry or be angry, this 10-book collection introduces young children to different emotions and aspects of behaviour.

    Each book contains a fictional story that introduces the theme in an accessible style and this is backed up by activities and discussion points. They also have a wordless storyboard that encourages children to use their imagination to tell another story.

    These books support the personal, social and emotional development area of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

    Format: paperback
  • AAFM 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
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    This beautiful book celebrates the diverse nature of families. It asks children what they think families look like and to name the members of your family. It then goes on to reveal how each family is different.

    It talks about lone-parent, adoptive, foster, divorced, remarried, mixed-race families and so many more types to show children how families come in all sorts of shapes and sizes.
  • LOFD 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
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    Little Owl is preparing for a very big day... He's set to start school but he's not sure if it will be a hoot after all!

    Written by Debi Gliori and featuring artwork by There's a Boy Just Like Me illustrator Alison Brown, this book will strike a chord with any young children who are nervous about starting nursery or school.

    It follows Little Owl as he decides he'd much rather stay at home with Mummy and Baby Owl than go to a new school. However, when he gets there, he learns how to build a sandcastle and makes a new friend making all his fears and worries disappear.
  • Learn with Elmer Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781783447282
    ELMF 3 years +
    3 years +
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    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
  • Petite Boutique: My Little Library Truck Bookends - 10 Books - Collection - 9781788431248
    PBTR Babies
    Babies
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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
  • AIMH Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (1)
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    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.
  • GRLS 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
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    This charming celebration of friendship follows four little girls as they meet under an apple tree and form an unbreakable lifetime bond.

    The four friends share secrets, dreams, worries and schemes as they grow up together - and there are plenty of tears and laughter along the way. From first meeting under the tree and sharing their dreams to learning new things and going through the trials of love and life, this is a beautiful story.

    This is a gorgeously illustrated picture book about how friendship can flourish as you grow up, despite changing circumstances and different life paths.
  • CNI2 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
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    This gorgeous little 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.
  • CNJ2 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 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.

  • Demolition Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781406387292 - Sally Sutton
    DMCL 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This collection will be available to buy from mid-September onwards. Click on 'Notify me' to receive an email when it's available to buy.

    Sally Sutton's absorbing picture books cover a theme that always appeals to children - demolition!

    Also covering construction, roadworks and featuring plenty of diggers, these vibrant books are full of shout-aloud noisy words, rhyming text and will help children understand the process of building - and demolishing.

    Their bright and bold artwork features everything from diggers to road signs.

    Format: paperback
  • HELH 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    This is a warm and witty introduction to horses from author Vivian French and illustrator Catherine Rayner.

    Shannon is a friendly bay mare and she will help build up the confidence of children who are unfamiliar or nervous of these magnificent animals.

    Based on Vivian's personal experiences of horse riding, this book outlines horses' behavioural traits and how they thrive on company and companionship. It also includes facts and practical tips on a number of pages - including the best way to feed a horse a carrot.
  • TIWW Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    This chunky board book has sliding tabs for little hands to play with and flowing text to sing along to. You can even scan a QR code to listen to a recorded version of the song!

    Following happy animals as they get set for school, this is an energetic and upbeat read with plenty of interactivity.

    From brushing teeth early in the morning to waving bye to parents at the school gate, it's a reassuring introduction to a big life moment and is packed with cute artwork.
  • YMLS Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (1)
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    This chunky star-shaped book contains a quirky rhyme that lets your child know what a star they are!

    It features hoot-iful owl characters and text like 'You're the SMILIEST and SPARKLIEST. You're my LITTLE STAR!' will help children build up their confidence.
  • My First Milestones Collections - 6 Books - Collection - 9780192768445 - Amber Stewart
    MFMI 3 years +
    3 years +
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    • RRP £41.94
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    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 +
    (1)
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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 +
    3 years +
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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.
  • Spot's Story Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780241377727 - Eric Hill
    SPTS Toddlers
    Toddlers
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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.
  • Peppa Pig: First Experiences Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780241316054
    PPBB Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (2)
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    These first board books star Peppa Pig as she and her family enjoy all sorts of first experiences full of adventure.

    Just like the show they are bright, bold and full of fun. Perfect books for Peppa fans aged 3 and over, they follow Peppa as she takes part in a bike race; visits a library; and gets to ride in a big, red fire engine with her beloved brother, George.

    The experiences will be very familiar to young children and the stories are certain to be returned to again and again.
  • Princess Polly's Potty Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9780241294246
    PPSS Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (1)
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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
  • Whiffy Wilson Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781408356043 - Caryl Hart & Leonie Lord
    WHIF 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
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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
    Toddlers
    (1)
    • £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
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
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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.
  • Eat Smart Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781784938987
    ETSM 5 years +
    5 years +
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    • RRP £24.95
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    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.