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Great for car journeys, bedtimes and rainy days, our selection of animal picture books are enjoyable and entertaining. Scroll down and take a look for yourself.

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  • Farmyard Friends Collection - 20 Books

    Product Code: FMYB
    Collection 3 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Children will love this fun-filled collection of 20 stories presented in an adorable barn-shaped box. All of the books are slightly different sizes so when they are inserted into the box, they make a delightful roof for the barn!

    Whether it's The Three Little Pigs or A Goose on the Loose, these exciting stories are perfect for encouraging little ones to read! Other stories follow Titus the goat with a troublesome tooth; Chicken Licken; and Posy the nosy pig.
    Format: paperback
    • £8.00
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  • We're Going on an Elf Chase

    Martha Mumford

    Product Code: GOEC
    Hardback 3 years +
    (3)
    Hand-picked favourites
    Four bunnies join in an elf chase in this funny, fantastic and festive lift-the-flap picture book.

    Written by Martha Mumford and featuring artwork by Laura Hughes, the illustrator of We're Going on an Egg Hunt, this is a pacy story that finds the bunnies coming across all kinds of obstacles - from cloppy reindeer to roaring polar bears and flapping penguins - as they try to get the hop on 10 naughty elves.

    Each flap has a surprise underneath alongside Christmassy text and there's an even bigger surprise right at the end. Can you guess what it is? This is a fun and interactive picture book full of festive frolics.
    • £4.00
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  • Tiddler

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: ASYTZ
    Paperback 3 years +
    Tiddler is a fine picture book from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the team behind Room on the Broom and The Gruffalo.

    The romping, rhyming text is great fun to read aloud and comes with a pantomime refrain that your youngster will love to join in with - and there's an important morale to learn from.
    • £6.49
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  • We're Going on an Egg Hunt

    Laura Hughes

    Product Code: BMGTT
    Other Toddlers
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    Join the Easter Bunnies as they set off on an exciting lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt. With ten eggs to find and count, this board book is great fun. But watch out for the obstacles along the way - lambs, chicks, bees and ducks - and there's even a wolfish surprise, so do take care. Based on the traditional `We're Going on a Lion Hunt' rhyme, the delightful illustrations and read-aloud story will make this board book a huge springtime hit with all fans of search-and-find and lift-the-flap books. We're going on an egg hunt. We're going to find them all. We're REALLY excited. Hooray for Easter Day!
    • £6.29
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  • Guess How Much I Love You Little Library

    Sam McBratney

    Product Code: BLYGI
    Other 3 years +
    The adorable hares from the classic Guess How Much I Love You are back in a gorgeous miniature slipcase gift collection containing four short stories.Big and Little Nutbrown Hare, from the multi-million-selling picture book Guess How Much I Love You, return in these four seasonal picture books: Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Each captivating story is seasonally themed and beautifully illustrated, and the four books are collected in a covetable miniature slipcase - perfect for sharing with your very own Little Nutbrown Hare, no matter the time of year! For activities, games, newsletters and more, visit www.guesshowmuchiloveyou.com
    • £5.39
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  • Ladybird First Favourite Tales: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: ADUUZ
    Hardback 3 years +
    (1)
    Based on the traditional fairy tale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears", this vibrantly illustrated story is sure to become a favourite in every home. Follow the naughty Goldilocks into the house of the three bears, and see what happens when they come home and find her! Part of the Ladybird "First Favourite Tales" series - a perfect introduction to fairy tales for preschoolers - this hardback book contains lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children. Ideal for reading aloud and sharing with 2-4 year olds.
    • £4.49
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  • Beatrix Potter the Complete Tales

    Beatrix Potter

    Product Code: AEGHH
    Hardback 3 years +
    This timeless book features: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin", "The Tailor of Gloucester", "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny", "The Tale of Two Bad Mice", "The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle", "The Tale of The Pie and The Patty-Pan", "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher", "The Story of A Fierce Bad Rabbit", "The Story of Miss Moppet", "The Tale of Tom Kitten", "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck", "The Tale of Samuel Whiskers", "The Tale of The Flopsy Bunnies", "The Tale of Ginger and Pickles" "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse", "The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes" "The Tale of Mr. Tod", "The Tale of Pigling Bland", "Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes", "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse", "Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes", "The Tale of Little Pig Robinson", "Three Little Mice", "The Sly Old Cat", "The Fox and the Stork" and "The Rabbit's Christmas Party"
    • £35.99
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  • I Want My Hat Back

    Jon Klassen

    Product Code: AGITG
    Paperback 3 years +
    This is a picture book debut by a rising talent that tells a cumulative tale with a cheeky twist, aided by graphically simple, and truly hilarious, illustrations. The bear's hat is gone, and he wants it back. Patiently and politely, he asks the animals he comes across, one by one, whether they have seen it. Each animal says no, some more elaborately than others. But just as it he begins to lose hope, lying flat on his back in despair, a deer comes by and asks a rather obvious question that suddenly sparks the bear's memory and renews his search with a vengeance. Told completely in dialogue, this quirky take on the classic repetitive tale plays out in sly illustrations laced with visual humour and winks at the reader with a wry irreverence that will have kids of all ages thrilled to be in on the joke. This title comes from an exciting new author/illustrator talent, previously an artist for Dreamworks Feature Animation. It features subversive humour sure to please children and adults. It is perfect as a read aloud.
    • £6.29
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  • Winnie-the-Pooh Pocket Library

    Egmont Publishing UK

    Product Code: BLXWO
    Other 3 years +
    Winnie-the-Pooh can travel with you with this mini pocket library containing six sweet books! Each book introduces one of A. A. Milne's beloved characters from the Hundred Acre Wood including Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Rabbit and Christopher Robin. Beautifully illustrated in a new, young, nursery style, inspired by the original illustrations by E.H Shepard. Perfect for little hands. Suitable for children aged 2 and up. The nation's favourite teddy bear has been delighting generations of children for 90 years. Milne's classic children's stories - featuring Piglet, Eeyore, Christopher Robin and, of course, Pooh himself - are both heart-warming and funny, teaching lessons of friendship and reflecting the power of a child's imagination like no other story before or since. Pooh ranks alongside other beloved character such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage. Whether you're 5 or 55, Pooh is the bear for all ages.
    • £4.49
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  • Winnie-the-Pooh: The Complete Collection of Stories and Poems

    AA Milne

    Product Code: AVGXG
    Hardback 3 years +
    A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh is nothing less than a true children's classic. Winnie-the-Pooh may be a bear of very little brain, but thanks to his friends Piglet, Eeyore and, of course, Christopher Robin, he's never far from an adventure. This beautiful new edition, re-designed for Pooh's 90th anniversary, brings together four volumes in one stunning slipcased gift book: Winnie-the-Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner, When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six.
    • £35.99
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  • Guess How Much I Love You

    Anita Jeram

    Product Code: AOYUM
    Other Babies
    Guess How Much I Love You has sold over 43 million copies worldwide! Snuggle up with this brand new Guess How Much I Love You board book and soft toy set. A delightful book and soft toy gift set from the award-winning creators of Guess How Much I Love You - perfect to give to the one you love on any occasion. "I love you right up to the moon - and back." Guess How Much I Love You is the story of Big Nutbrown Hare and Little Nutbrown Hare, and the adorable game they play to express their love for each other. But the hares soon discover that love is not an easy thing to measure! A new generation of little ones can now enjoy this cherished classic complete with an exquisite cuddly hare.
    • £9.89
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  • Who's in the Loo?

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: AIPBR
    Paperback Toddlers
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    Jeanne Willis has created a witty and lively picture book that is bound to appeal to toddlers and their toilet-obsessed imaginations. With brilliant illustrations from Adrian Reynolds, who is well known for his Harry and the Dinosaur books, and an energetic rhyming text, Who's in the Loo? is a lovely read for toddlers from 1+.
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  • The Complete Brambly Hedge

    Jill Barklem

    Product Code: ACWYP
    Hardback 5 years +
    (1)
    The mice of Brambly Hedge have been delighting adults and children alike for more than thirty years. All eight of the classic picture books are brought together in this exquisite volume. The mice of Brambly Hedge made their first appearance in 1980 when the four seasonal stories were published. Ever since, readers have loved exploring the miniature world of the hedgerow and meeting the families that live there. In this collection the mice have many adventures, but they always have time for fun and relaxation too. Whatever the season, and whether they are by the sea, in the High Hills, or simply at home by the fire, there is always someone ready to lend a helping hand. Contains: Spring Story, Summer Story, Autumn Story, Winter Story, Poppy's Babies, Sea Story, The High Hills, The Secret
    • £17.99
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  • Spot Goes to the Farm

    Eric Hill

    Product Code: ACGQY
    Other 3 years +
    Spot's dad takes him to visit the animals on the farm and Spot makes an exciting discovery. This classic lift-the-flap book by Eric Hill is reissued in the popular board book format with a new coloured cover and reoriginated art throughout. Toddlers will enjoying following Spot as he visits the farm and lifting the flaps to see what Spot finds!
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  • Moth

    Isabel Thomas

    Product Code: BPWWW
    Hardback 3 years +
    "This is a story of light and dark." Against a lush backdrop of lichen-covered trees, the peppered moth lies hidden. Until the world begins to change... A clever picture book text about the extraordinary way in which animals have evolved, intertwined with the complication of human intervention. This remarkable retelling of the story of the peppered moth is the perfect introduction to natural selection and evolution for children. Along come people with their magnificent machines which stain the land with soot. In a beautiful landscape changed by humans how will one little moth survive? Powerful and visually spectacular, Moth is the remarkable evolution story that captures the struggle of animal survival against the background of an evolving human world in a unique and atmospheric introduction to Darwin's theory of Natural Selection.
    • £11.79
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  • Shh! We Have a Plan

    Chris Haughton

    Product Code: AMXVU
    Paperback 3 years +
    Four friends, three big and one little, are out for a walk. Suddenly, they spot it - a beautiful bird perched high in a tree! They simply MUST have it and - SHH! - they have a PLAN. So they tip-toe, tip-toe very slowly, nets poised - "Ready one ...ready two ...ready three ...GO!" But, at the turn of the page, we find a ridiculous bunch of very tangled characters and a blissfully oblivious bird, flying away. One hilarious foiled plan after another and it's clear that this goofy trio CANNOT catch that elusive birdie! But the littlest of this group, a quiet spectator up until now, knows that a bit of kindness and sweetness can go a lot further than any elaborate scam. Will his three friends follow his gentle lead or will they get themselves into even more trouble?
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  • Monkey Puzzle Big Book

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: ADADP
    Paperback 3 years +
    "I've lost my mum!" "Hush, little monkey, don't cry, I'll help you find her," said butterfly. But somehow butterfly keeps getting it wrong. Will monkey ever find his mum?
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  • The Gruffalo Sound Book

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: BTIUO
    Hardback 3 years +
    Press the twelve sound buttons in the pages of the story to make Julia Donaldson's classic tale of The Gruffalo come alive! Listen to Snake hiss and Owl hoot! Hear Mouse's tummy rumble and the Gruffalo growl in this magical, interactive story sound book. The ideal gift for all Gruffalo fans, The Gruffalo Sound Book is also the perfect introduction to this family favourite . . . A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good. Walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when a quick-witted mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake . . . and a hungry Gruffalo! Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's The Gruffalo is an undisputed modern classic and has become a bestselling phenomenon across the world. This award-winning rhyming story of a mouse and a monster has found its way into the hearts and bedtimes of an entire generation of children and will undoubtedly continue to enchant children for years and years to come.
    • £13.49
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  • The Tiger Who Came to Tea Pop-Up Book

    Judith Kerr

    Product Code: BRZGS
    Hardback
    Share in fifty years of magic... Celebrate the anniversary of the classic story of Sophie and her extraordinary teatime guest with this exciting luxury pop-up edition. The Tiger has been coming to Tea for 50 glorious years! Celebrate this incredible anniversary with this luxury celebration pop-up edition of the classic story. The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don't expect to see at the door is a big furry, stripy tiger! This inimitable picture book is perfect for reading aloud, or for small children to read to themselves time and again. First published in 1968 and never out of print, it has become a timeless classic enjoyed and beloved by generations of children. Now in a spectacular pop-up edition with seven incredible spreads, it's the perfect gift for fans of all ages. The magic begins at teatime!
    • £17.99
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  • Flying Rabbits, Singing Squirrels and Other Bedtime Stories

    Axel Scheffler

    Product Code: BQNVB
    Hardback
    Molly loves to listen to her dad's bedtime stories. Once upon a time, he says, everyone was green, squirrels sang in choirs, tiny people lived in Aunt Elsie's pot plant and of course, rabbits could fly . . . but can all this really be true? Molly thinks her dad's just being silly as usual, but no-one's bedtime stories are as good as his. So cuddle up on the sofa and pick one of these fourteen fantastically funny stories to read together before bed. Which one will be your favourite? Melanie von Bismarck's brilliant collection of short stories is cleverly translated from the German by David Henry Wilson, author of the Jeremy James series, and is brought to life by the warm, witty and richly detailed pictures by Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo. With a jacket, extra-thick paper, and a special ribbon to mark your place in the book, Flying Rabbits, Singing Squirrels and Other Bedtime Stories makes a great present - truly a book to treasure.
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  • The Gruffalo Big Book

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: ADADK
    Paperback 3 years +
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    A rhyming story about a mouse and a monster. Little mouse goes for a walk in a dangerous forest. To scare off his enemies he invents tales about a fantastical creature called the gruffalo. Then one day he meets a real gruffalo.
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  • Happy Easter, Tooth Fairy!

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BLMGO
    Hardback 3 years +
    Everyone's favourite fairy meets everyone's favourite bunny in this rhyming Easter egg hunt! From Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Peter Bently and Garry Parsons, the bestselling illustrator of The Dinosaur That Pooped series.The Tooth Fairy helps the Easter Bunny hide eggs inside wellington boots, under logs and inside a wheelbarrow. All is set for the Easter egg hunt until one of the children loses her wobbly tooth! Will the Tooth Fairy come to the rescue?Following the much-loved The Tooth Fairy's Christmas and The Tooth Fairy's Royal Visit.Praise for The Tooth Fairy's Christmas: 'Garry Parsons does both characters proud with his swirling, atmospheric illustrations.' - Independent
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  • The Cat in the Hat

    Dr. Seuss

    Product Code: BCWXW
    Hardback 3 years +
    The one and only Cat in the Hat from the iconic Dr. Seuss gets a brand new look for his 60th birthday, in this very special slipcase edition with original sketches from the making of the book. It's the Cat in the Hat's 60th birthday - and you're invited to the party! The iconic Cat in the Hat from the one and only Dr. Seuss is now available in this very special 60th birthday celebration slipcase edition, which includes an exclusive collection of Dr. Seuss's original sketches from the creation of the book. When Sally and her brother are left alone, they think they're in for a dull day - until the Cat in the Hat steps in on the mat, bringing with him mayhem and madness! This is the classic book that every child should have the joy of reading. The perfect book for early readers, this wonderful gift edition is perfect for introducing a worldwide favourite to a whole new generation.
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  • The Giant Jumperee

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: AXFUY
    Hardback 3 years +
    Rabbit was hopping home one day when he heard a loud voice coming from inside his burrow. "I'M THE GIANT JUMPEREE AND I'M SCARY AS CAN BE!" When Rabbit's friends Cat, Bear and Elephant come to help they are each scared away in turn by the mysterious voice. He can squash you like a flee He will sting you like a bee And he's taller than a tree! But who is the Giant Jumperee? A new read-aloud classic from internationally bestselling author Julia Donaldson, beautifully brought to life by award-winning illustrator Helen Oxenbury.
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Perfect for kids of all ages – from babies to older children – our big selection of animal picture books make great presents or treats for growing minds. There are loads to choose from, and all are designed to amuse and educate equally.

Fun-filled reads

Animal tales featuring jungle beasts and woodland critters are always a hoot to read about, with furry characters being great fun to meet. Our range are perfect for bedtime reading alongside your child, but they're equally engrossing when enjoyed alone, providing all sorts of fuel for hungry imaginations.

Exciting collections

While we do stock loads of standalone titles from authors such as Jill Murphy, Lynley Dodd and Laura Hughes, if one book isn't enough, there are also lots of collections to pick from as well. Bursting with books, they're a great way to get your kids into reading alongside animals they love to learn about.

Books they'll love

Look through our range now – you're certain to find an enjoyable animal picture book for your kids. Click here to explore our range of animal stories too.

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