Seasons & Holidays Books

  • MMCH 3 years +

    Mr. Men Christmas Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Roger Hargreaves

    (6) Hand-picked favourites
    Created by Roger Hargreaves, the Mr. Men characters are among the most recognisable and iconic in children's books. Their gentle adventures have entertained generations of children and in this set, they star in 10 festive tales!

    A cracking Christmas gift (or perfect for building excitement and anticipation in the build-up to the big day), the colourful books follow Mr. Quiet as he tries to enjoy a silent night and find the gang putting on a pantomime.

    The Mr. Men also try their hands at winter sports and enjoy a White Christmas. There's also a book that finds Mr. Forgetful trying to remember to buy his Christmas tree and one that looks at if Mr. Mean will be able to cheer up and enjoy the festivities.
    Format: paperback
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    MBCB Toddlers

    My Big Christmas Bookcase (Collection)

    (2) Hand-picked favourites
    My Big Christmas Bookcase contains nine mini board books that will help introduce young children to all the joys of Christmas.

    From some of the most stunning winter animals to the nativity and Santa himself, the books feature colourful illustrations and will teach children over 100 festive first words.

    Sure to spark recognition and inspire young minds to a cracking Christmas, these little books are just lovely.
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  • GJA2 3 years +

    The Giant Jam Sandwich (Paperback)

    John Vernon Lord

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    One hot summer in Itching Down, Four million wasps flew into town ... and so begins this laugh-out-loud picture-book classic. If you've never come across the bouncy rhyming verses and zany humour of The Giant Jam Sandwich, then now's your chance to catch up! When four million wasps invade Itching Down, the villagers come up with a crazy and imaginative solution to get rid of them. Can they make their ambitious plan work, or will they come to a sticky end? Don't miss this timeless treat!
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    LTGW 3 years +

    Let it Glow: A Winter's Walk (Hardback)

    Owen Gildersleeve

    (2) Hand-picked favourites
    Let it glow this Christmas with this wonderfully wintry book - that has real lights shining through small holes in the scenes on every page!

    A child is making his home through a winter wonderland and the die-cuts let the real lights shine through as he comes across everything from carol singers' candles to the stars in the sky and even one that sits atop a Christmas tree.

    A brilliant book for any child excited about Christmas.
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  • GOEC 3 years +

    We're Going on an Elf Chase (Hardback)

    Martha Mumford

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    Due to phenomenal demand, our hand-picked edition of We're Going on an Elf Chase has now sold out. You can still buy this book with 20% off RRP by adding the paperback version (BSIZO) to your basket.

    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.
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  • FNCF 3 years +

    Fantastic Christmas Favourites Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

    (3) Hand-picked favourites
    This collection is a cracking Christmas treat! It's packed with fantastic festive tales ranging from the classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to madcap modern favourites including Aliens Love Panta Claus and Norman the Slug Who Saved Christmas.

    With a wide range of styles (both in artwork and text), this collection is perfect bedtime reading in the build-up to the big day and also ideal for sharing out at any Christmas party.

    There are bright and bold picture books full of zesty humour and more traditional styles as well. This collection also includes The Twelve Dogs of Christmas, a book that encourages children to pick out puppies from busy scenes.

    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
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  • TWEC Toddlers

    Thomas & Friends: The 12 Engines of Christmas (Other)

    Egmont Publishing UK

    (2) Hand-picked favourites
    Join Thomas the Tank Engine and friends for a festive sing-along!

    Young Thomas fans will love counting the number of Christmas items while singing the sweet adaptation of the 12 Days of Christmas song.

    The tabs make the board book perfect for little hands to hold and the eye-catching cover and familiar characters make it a joy to share as we all look forward to Christmas.

    It will make sure everything's on track in the build-up to the big day...
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  • TMAS 3 years +

    Christmas Wishes Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    This is a cracking Christmas collection of festive-themed storybooks. They all have lively rhyming text and magical illustrations that will excite and entertain children in the build-up to the big day.

    From classics like Jingle Bells and The 12 Days of Christmas to new favourites including The Stinky Sprouts and The Christmas Selfie Contest, these are sweet stories to share as the most wonderful time of the year approaches... Best of all, this collection comes with a cute plush Christmas keyring of a friendly penguin!

    Format: paperback
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    GOGL Toddlers

    I'm Just a Little... Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    (2) Hand-picked favourites
    'I'm just a little snowman, I have a carrot for a nose. I'm happy when it's frosty. I love it when it snows!'
    Three cute Christmas board books with 3D googly eyes!

    This collection includes stories about a little snowman, a little elf and a little reindeer. They all have fun rhyming text and fantastic illustrations that capture the spirit of the festive season.

    Format: board book
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    MRCF 3 years +

    Mr Bunny's Chocolate Factory (Hardback)

    Elys Dolan

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    Go behind the scenes of Mr Bunny's chocolate factory. This quirky book is packed with fun, imaginative and sweet things to admire (and eat!).

    Mr. Bunny does not treat his chicken workers very well and they decide it's time they fought back. They want better conditions, more holiday and better chicken rights ('Power to the Poultry'). When they go on strike, he realises he should be treating them right...

    This vibrant picture book from Roald Dahl Funny Prize-shortlisted author Elys Dolan is packed with amazing and hilarious artwork that children will spend hours poreing over as they look forward to Easter.
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  • FCBG Toddlers

    Santa's Little Bag of Books Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

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    Father Christmas flies his sleigh over all sorts of colourful scenes; he will help your children learn numbers 1 through 12; the first words; his elves learn first words; and the snowmen try to find the odd one out.

    These little Christmas books are fantastically festive and will help your children learn all sorts of first skills.
    Format: board back
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  • STAH 3 years +

    Santa's House Collection - 20 Books (Collection)

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    From a beautiful bedtime book about sleepy bears to stories about snow angels and a garden full of magic, this is a fantastic collection of 20 festive tales.

    Presented in a Santa's House-shaped box (each book is a different size and has a brickwork sleeve to make up his slanted roof) with cut-out windows, these books will inspire children to read for pleasure and are perfect for enjoying in the build-up to the big day.

    Among the books are a story about a smiling snowman; a tale about a puppy getting lost in the snow; and a teddy writing a letter to Santa.

    Format: paperback
    • £19.99
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  • ATWH 3 years +

    All the Way Home (Hardback)

    Debi Gliori

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    Mummy Penguin has gone to find some fish and left Daddy in charge of looking after the egg. But then Daddy moves away from the Dad Huddle and finds himself and the egg whisked up into the air by a gust of wind. When they come back down to Earth, they land in the Arctic...

    Daddy must be brave and find his way home but the Arctic creatures are not very friendly. He soon bumps into a reindeer who is kind and then enjoys a breakfast with the Special Air Navigation Transport Authority. Will Daddy Penguin and the egg get back before Mummy returns? It might be possible if penguins could fly...

    Written and illustrated by Debi Gliori, this is a heart-warming tale about the bond between parent and child with a wonderfully wintry theme.
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  • PSOC 3 years +

    Playhouse: The Story of Christmas (Hardback)

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    Read a rhyming version of the Story of Christmas and then fold out the book like a carousel and act out the tale using the figures included with the book.

    With flaps to lift and die-cut pieces, this interactive book comes presented in a convenient box with a handle for easy transportation and is full of fun artwork that is sure to catch the eye of any young reader.
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  • PAPT 3 years +

    Pick a Pine Tree (Hardback)

    Patricia Toht

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    Written by Patty Toht and illustrated by Alan's Big, Scary Teeth creator Jarvis, this heart-warming book celebrates the traditional ritual of putting up and decorating your Christmas tree.

    Sure to raise excitement levels in the build-up to the big day, it takes the readers on a fantastically festive journey - all the way from choosing which tree to take from the lot (slim and tall or short and squat) and smelling that piney scent to digging out boxes full of tinsel and twinkling fairy lights.

    An evocative and uplifting tale of family time at Christmas, this book has rhythmical and lyrical text and stunning artwork.
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  • COSY 3 years +

    Cosy Christmas Collection- 10 Books With Bag (Collection)

    (7) Hand-picked favourites
    Perfect picture books for Christmas... This bag full of books combines classics including The Night Before Christmas and The Twelve Days of Christmas with modern favourites Wibbly Pig and Hugless Douglas as they get into the festive spirit.

    Nick Butterworth's The Nativity Play captures all the joys and craziness of this school tradition; Jean Reagan's How to Catch Santa is full of humour warmth and energy and features Lee Wildish's incredible artwork; and Rachel Bright's All I Want for Christmas follows two penguins as they come to realise love is the perfect gift...

    Many of these stories have won awards and they're all sure to have children feeling fantastically festive. They're brilliant for bedtime reading and soothing them to sleep as excitement takes hold in anticipation of 25 December.

    Format: paperback
    Please note these books were featured in 2017's All I Want for Christmas Collection.
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  • AHLC Toddlers

    Have Yourself a Hairy Little Christmas (Other)

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    Should Santa go for a full and fluffy beard or try something different (glitter could be cool?) this Christmas time?

    Have Yourself a Hairy Little Christmas is a tactile book with different styles of beard to try on every spread. It contains rhyming text, beautiful illustrations by Dawn Machell and so many textures to touch!

    It's a funny and festive treat that finds Santa taking inspiration from Close Shaves Weekly and trying a knitted beard, a crunchy 'ice' beard, a rainbow beard, a corrugated beard and a gorgeous glitter beard.
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  • CGRM 3 years +

    Christmas Gremlins (Paperback)

    Adam Guillain

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    This interactive and festive follow-up to Supermarket Gremlins finds the mischievous characters getting ready for Christmas - with disastrous results!

    The Gremlines are hiding everywhere - from the tree to the chimney and even a bit too close to the turkey. Young readers will love lifting the flaps and finding them all.

    This rhyming story from Adam and Charlotte Guillain is packed with zany humour that complements Chris Chatterton's artwork!
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  • BQNVB

    Flying Rabbits, Singing Squirrels and Other Bedtime Stories (Hardback)

    Axel Scheffler

    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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  • BMGTT Toddlers

    We're Going on an Egg Hunt (Other)

    Laura Hughes

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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!
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  • AOYYW 3 years +

    Guess How Much I Love You in the Autumn (Paperback)

    Sam McBratney

    From the award-winning creators of Guess How Much I Love You comes this delightful autumnal tale - now in paperback! "I'm a box monster!" shouted the box. Little Nutbrown Hare loves chasing the leaves in the autumn wind - especially when a big surprise blows his way. Seasonally themed and beautifully illustrated throughout, little ones will enjoy the light-hearted ruse that Little Nutbrown Hare plays on Big Nutbrown Hare, and seeing that two can play that game! This is one of a four-part series featuring the seasons - collect them all!
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  • AMCQP 3 years +

    Squirrel's Autumn Search (Paperback)

    Anita Loughrey

    Scamper in the colourful autumn leaves with Squirrel. Squirrel loves autumn. He chases the swirling leaves and collects food with his little brother. But Squirrel has so much fun that he forgets where he put his food! Will he find it again before his little brother eats it all? Animal Seasons is a beautifully presented series of picture books, designed to entertain as well as to inform young readers about the essence of each of the four seasons. Suitable for reading together as well as reading alone, these books are not only highly enjoyable picture books but also a learning tool for literacy and the natural world. The Animal Seasons series includes: Rabbit's Spring Adventure: Hardback 9781848358164, Paperback 9781848358768 Mouse's Summer Muddle: Hardback 9781848358171, Paperback 9781848358775 Squirrel's Autumn Search: Hardback 9781848358188, Paperback 9781848358782 Owl's Winter Rescue: Hardback 9781848358157, Paperback 9781848358751
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  • BTMWK

    Robot in Love (Hardback)

    T. L. McBeth,TL McBeth

    When a shiny, beautiful stranger catches Robot's eye, he knows she's the one. He thinks about her all the time. He even makes her a gift. But will he be able to keep his circuits from overheating and work up the courage to talk to her? T. L. McBeth spins a funny and heartwarming story of love - perfect for sharing at Valentine's!
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  • BTBWF

    The Bible (Hardback)

    Manuela Adreani

    Perhaps the richest and most fascinating tale to ever be written, read and venerated over the centuries by people all over the world, the Bible is today given a new expression in this children's book enriched by the surprising illustrations by artist Manuela Adreani, internationally-renowned for her delicate and touching drawings and innate ability to really get into the emotions of the stories. The most famous tales of the Bible, with its wealth of characters and meaningful adventures, can be easily read and appreciated by young readers thanks to the specially adapted language. The rich details and elegant characters so expertly drawn by Manuela Adreani will transport young readers to the very heart of a story that never fails to surprise and fascinate us.
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