Seasons & Holidays Books

  • Playhouse: The Story of Christmas - Hardback - 9781788433006
    PSOC 3 years +
    3 years +
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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.
  • All the Way Home - Hardback - 9781408872079 - Debi Gliori
    ATWH 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.00
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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.
  • Fantastic Christmas Favourites Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781471178320
    FNCF 3 years +
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £7.00
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    • Just 88.00p per book
    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
  • Santa's House Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781788810807
    STAH 3 years +
    3 years +
    (7)
    • £17.00
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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
  • Have Yourself a Hairy Little Christmas - Other - 9781788432948
    AHLC Toddlers
    Toddlers
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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.
  • Cosy Christmas Collection- 10 Books With Bag - Collection - 9781444950311
    COSY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (7)
    • £9.00
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    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.
  • Big Book of Christmas Stories - Hardback - 9781782098386
    PG0268 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.49
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    The Big Book of Christmas Stories has four festive classics that children will love reading in the build-up to the big day.

    Featuring bright and bold illustrations on each page, this keepsake book is perfect for sharing out loud. Stories include The First Christmas, The Snow Queen, The Nutcracker and The Twelve Days of Christmas.
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    Children can learn the words to Deck the Halls with this super-festive sound book.
    Press the button to play the famous tune and pore over the gorgeous illustrations of friendly creatures putting up the decorations in anticipation of the big day.

    This sweet and seasonal book is guaranteed to inspire children's imaginations in the build-up to Christmas.
  • CGRM 3 years +
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £3.99
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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!
  • TMLB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
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    Written by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Sam Usher, The Most-Loved Bear is a charming Christmas story about a small bear who goes on a big adventure.

    The bear is left behind on a train one day. He's sad and lost but soon realises this could be the start of an incredible journey... This is a heart-warming story that is sure to give you and your children that festive feeling.
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    Children can learn the words to the beloved song We Wish You a Merry Christmas with this super-festive sound book.

    Press the button to play the famous tune and pore over the gorgeous illustrations of friendly penguins and polar bears getting ready for the big day.

    This sweet and seasonal book is guaranteed to inspire children's imaginations in the build-up to Christmas.
  • Christmas Wishes Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781788435413
    TMAS 3 years +
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £11.99
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    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
  • PAPT 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
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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.
  • MRCF 3 years +
    3 years +
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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.
  • AWOIY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
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    This very special Little Miss book is the perfect gift for Mother's Day. The Little Miss will help you show your mummy just how special she is to you. From making you smile, even when things are going wrong, to knowing just when hugs are needed, mummies are Splendid, Fun, Magic, Sunshine - lots of the Little Miss rolled into one! Children can also add their own words to the story to make it a really personal gift. The perfect book for your mummy's birthday, a new mother, Mother's Day, or for giving and sharing any time you want to say I love you, too. The Mr Men and Little Miss have been delighting children for generations with their charming and funny antics. Bold illustrations and funny stories make Mr Men and Little Miss the perfect story time experience for children aged 2 years and up.
  • LTGW 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
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    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.
  • Mr. Men Christmas Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780603573712 - Roger Hargreaves
    MMCH 3 years +
    3 years +
    (6)
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    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
  • AVGHK 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A poignant, exquisitely illustrated Christmas story, with words by Delia Huddy and pictures by rising star Emily Sutton. When the ugly little fir tree is taken to the city, no one wants to buy him; they prefer the big tall trees. But a homeless boy asks the shopkeeper if he can take the tree, and down by the river in a cardboard box, decorated with a few candles, the tree finds itself at the centre of a magical Christmas Eve it will never forget. A Christmas tale with a classic feel but a modern theme at its heart.
  • GJA2 3 years +
    3 years +
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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!
  • APWAQ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    When Penguin leaves behind the snow and ice for a tropical beach getaway, things don't start off quite the way he'd planned. "Ow!" Penguin learns that you can't ski on sand ..."Ouch!" He learns that you can't sledge on sand, either. And don't even think about skating on sand! But just when he is about to give up and go home, Penguin meets someone very special who reminds him that it's not where you go on holiday, but who you go with. An endearing follow-up to the heart-warming Penguin and Pinecone.
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    Peppa and her family go on their first holiday abroad. They pack their suitcases and fly all the way to Italy, where they eat pizza and go sightseeing. But there's so much to see and do that Peppa keeps leaving poor Teddy behind! Will he make it home in the end? A first experience story that's perfect for pre-schoolers.
  • Little Chick and Little Bunny Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781912013500
    CHBU Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Little Bunny's Happy Day and Little Chick's Big Surprise are two cute board books about adorable animal characters and their discoveries on beautiful spring days.

    Both books have stunning artwork, glittered jackets and easy-to-follow text, making them perfect for sharing as the nights get lighter. They also provide a fun introduction to some of the things rabbits and chicks see and enjoy in their day-to-day lives.

    Format: board book
  • BMGTT Toddlers
    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!
  • AMCQP 3 years +
    3 years +
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    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