First Experience Books

  • Bear Feels Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781760459567 - Garry Fleming
    BRFL Babies
    Babies
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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
  • ATIN 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Audrey has made a catapult that sends Happy Cat a little too far into orbit - and her jam dispenser has got her into quite a sticky situation.

    This science-themed book follows Audrey as she makes a number of well-intentioned inventions and carries out all kinds of experiments. They never quite go to plan, but should she give up or keep going and make something truly amazing?

    This is an inspirational book for children who are interested in science and inventing.
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    Toddlers
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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.
  • BSCB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    'Baby shark, doo-doo-doo-doo-doo'

    Inspired by the YouTube phenomenon, this bright and bold picture book places the character (and his oh-so-addictive song) in the context of a story about sharing, caring and having fun.

    Baby Shark's friends are not having as good a time as he is (they don't have their own song, after all) so he decides to give them all a special balloon to raise a smile.
  • BSTF 3 years +
    3 years +
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    'Baby shark, doo-doo-doo-doo-doo'

    You'll no doubt have heard this song (and seen the YouTube videos!) time and time again over the past few months and this picture book places the earworm of a tune in the context of losing a tooth.

    This bright and vibrant original story finds Baby Shark's family helping him understand why he's lost a tooth and how this is normal and nothing to be scared of.
  • GRLS 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
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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.
  • HELH 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
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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
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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.
  • LKK2 Babies
    Babies
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    This lift-the-flap board book introduces the concept of school and gently and reassuringly reveals the kind of things children might get up to when they start studying including making masks, visiting the aquarium and having fun in the playground.

    It's packed with large cut-out flaps that are the ideal size for little hands and feature bright and bold artwork and engaging text.
  • DYQ2 Babies
    Babies
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    This is a book all about words. Young children can name the thing you drink from and the thing they splash around in.

    Based on experiences children have throughout the day - from breakfast to playing in the park - this is a great way for children to recognise and learn familiar, common and everyday words.

    Simple words like bed, plate, dog, book, teddy and many more are paired with charming artwork.
  • My First Milestones Collections - 6 Books - Collection - 9780192768445 - Amber Stewart
    MFMI 3 years +
    3 years +
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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 +
    (2)
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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.
  • STEAM Stories Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781682974292 - Jonathan Litton
    STEA
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    These simple stories follow children as they use their STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and maths) know-how to make a difference to their everyday lives: they decorate cookies with their artistic skills and solve sums to find a picnic!

    Format: paperback
  • Pip and Posy Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9781788004282 - Axel Scheffler
    PIPO Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler's Pip and Posy books are hugely popular with toddlers. They follow the two friends as they enjoy a number of first experiences.

    Pip wears a scary monster mask and gives Posy a fright; Pip makes friends with Zac and Posy gets jealous; and Posy can't get to sleep without her beloved Froggy toy. All of these gentle stories offer solutions to these common issues and provide happy endings.

    With bright and bold artwork and stories inspired by Axel's experiences with his own children, these are essential reads for toddlers and their parents. This collection now includes a wintry story about Pip and Posy playing in the snow!

    Format: paperback
  • Too Shy to Sing Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9317819901888
    TSTS 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
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    These reassuring picture books star endearing characters and will help children learn to embrace their individual strengths and overcome a number of insecurities. There's a giraffe who can't dance; a chick that won't sing; a clumsy monkey; and a hedgehog that won't talk.

    Including Too Tall to Swirl, Too Shy to Sing, Too Timid to Talk and Too Clumsy to Climb, these books show children that it is OK that everyone is different and that they should chase their dreams and embrace everything they do that makes them feel good.
  • ACMNG 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Four different voices tell their own version of the same walk in the park. The radically different perspectives provide depth to this simple story about overcoming adult snobbery, which explores many key themes such as alienation, friendship and the bizarre amid the mundane.

    Former Children's Laureate Anthony Browne's world-renowned artwork is full of expressive gorillas and vibrant colours. Voices in the Park is a genuinely thought-provoking read.
  • Topsy and Tim: First Experiences Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241296226 - Jean and Gareth Adamson
    TYTM 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
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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
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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.
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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 joining Peppa at their playgroup - but she really doesn't want him there!

    However, all of Peppa's friends like George and decide that they want to have little brothers, too. Will this change her mind about him being there?

    This is a reassuring tale that will help children understand what a first day at preschool, nursery, playgroup or school will be like.
  • IMX2 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Well-known for her bestselling Maisy picture books, Lucy Cousins has created a bright and attractive picture book that may come in useful if your child gets a bit too big for their boots!

    In I'm the Best, Dog introduces his friends with the words 'I'm the best' - and doesn't he keep telling them? He does love his friends and thinks they're brilliant - but his behaviour is winding them up. They decide to teach him a lesson by showing him all the things that they are best at!

    Bold, vibrant and complete with Lucy Cousins' trademark child-like enthusiasm, the book is about 'how to behave' but it delivers its message in a bright and funny way!
  • AAWUY 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A sequel to "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?", Bill Martin's playful story combining animals, colours and sounds, is beautifully illustrated by Eric Carle. A simple rhythmic text introduces the reader to a menagerie of wild animals from a roaring lion to a fluting flamingo and a trumpeting elephant. With refreshed colour artwork, this paperback reissue celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the second title in the series, "Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?".
  • ADUYC 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
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    Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children having first experiences of their own. In "Topsy and Tim: Go to the Dentist", children can find out how to keep their teeth healthy and discover that going to the dentist isn't such a scary experience after all. A trusted and well-loved pair who can help guide parents and children through 'first experiences', "Topsy and Tim" books have been beautifully updated with contemporary artwork. "Topsy & Tim" remain instantly recognisable to parents while in a fresh style that will appeal to a new generation of fans, these wonderful books deserve a place on every child's bookshelves.
  • ELQ2 Toddlers
    David McKee
    Toddlers
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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 1 and over.