Subjects : First Experiences

  • PIPO Toddlers

    Pip and Posy Collection - 7 Books (Collection)

    Axel Scheffler

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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!

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  • BCKF 3 years +

    Biff, Chip and Kipper First Experiences Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    From going to the doctor to welcoming a new baby into the family, Biff, Chip and Kipper introduce children to a range of common experiences and new vocabulary in these 10 sensitively written storybooks.

    Each book contains fun activities at the end based around the story so children can further understand the plots and develop their skills. They are also full of tips for parents and teachers to make reading together more rewarding.

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    TYTM 3 years +

    Topsy and Tim: First Experiences Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Jean and Gareth Adamson

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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.

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  • PRTP Toddlers

    Pirate Pete's Potty Set - 2 Books (Collection)

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    Ahoy there! Is it time for your children to be brave and start using the potty? If so, Pirate Pete is here to help in this sound book and sticker activity book set.

    The sound book follows Pirate Pete on his incredible journey as he learns the important life skill of using the potty. It has bright artwork and accessible text that will help take the anxieties out of both children and parents during this essential stage of development. With the button making a cheer every time it is pressed, kids will love hearing it after finishing every page and then hearing it for themselves when they finally master the art of using the potty!

    The interactive sticker book encourages children to help Pete with his potty training by adding over 70 bright stickers to the funny story. It even has a potty training reward chart to complete!

    Titles in this collection:
    Pirate Pete's Potty Sticker Book, Pirate Pete Potty.
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  • IAH2 3 years +

    I am Too Absolutely Small for School (Paperback)

    Lauren Child

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    Bestselling author Lauren Child offers a fresh and funny look at starting school with her Charlie and Lola classic, I Am Too Absolutely Small For School. Big brother Charlie steps in to persuade Lola that her fears about school and the dreaded 'schooliform' are unfounded and that her nervous invisible friend needs help. This is a helpful, sensitive book and an ideal read for wary pre-schoolers nervous about making the transition to 'big school'.
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  • BUO2 Toddlers

    Busy Town (Other)

    Rebecca Finn

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    By pushing, pulling and turning mechanisms, this first novelty board book will show young children the kind of things they can expect to see in a town just like theirs.

    Throughout Busy Town, there is so much going on. Children can ride on the bus, feed the ducks in the park and go to the shops before heading back home to bed.

    Bright and colourful, this book has gentle rhyming text and some simply beautiful illustrations.
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  • CNI2 4 years +

    I Can Tell the Time (Hardback)

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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.
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  • CNJ2 4 years +

    I Can Tie My Shoelaces (Hardback)

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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.

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  • LKK2 Toddlers

    Lift and Look School (Other)

    Simon Abbott

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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.
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  • AWB2 Toddlers

    Tales from Acorn Wood: Counting (Other)

    Julia Donaldson

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    The beloved characters from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's Tales from Acorn Wood series can help toddlers learn how to count in this stunning book.

    One pig playing hide-and-seek; two socks that Fox has lost; three letters for Bear to deliver; and four mice keeping Rabbit awake... This book is perfect when it comes to providing an introduction to counting and numbers.
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  • AWA2 Toddlers

    Tales from Acorn Wood: Colours (Other)

    Julia Donaldson

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    Based on the bestselling toddler series from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the team behind the Gruffalo, this book can help kids learn all about colours with their favourite characters from Acorn Wood.

    Can they see Fox's blue socks? What about Bear's red waistcoat, or the yellow flowers in Rabbit's garden? This has plenty of things to spot and will help children identify colours with ease.
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  • EIA2 3 years +

    Mr. Men New Pet (Paperback)

    Adam Hargreaves

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    The Mr. Men are all getting pets but can Mr. Muddle find the right animal? He looks at Little Miss Chatterbox with her parrot and Mr. Quiet with his goldfish and wants a pet of his own - but what would suit someone so scatty?

    Inspired by experiences and activities children will recognise from their everyday life, this story is fun and reassuring and also features a 'Where's Walter the Worm' activity to add extra interactivity.
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  • ICTS 4 years +

    I Can Tie My Own Shoelaces (Hardback)

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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 folder-shaped 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.

    Please note due to unforeseen circumstances the image of this title in our catalogue was incorrect. The edition we have has a white jacket.
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    DGLI Toddlers

    Debi Gliori's Alfie Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Debi Gliori

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    This delightful series from bestselling author Debi Gliori is about Alfie the rabbit and his experiences in the garden, bath and woods!

    With beautiful watercolour illustrations and a lovable main character, these endearing stories are able to capture the irrepressible imagination of children and are perfect reads for toddlers.

    In the first story, Alfie is out in the garden and starts to imagine that he's in the jungle as a lion, an elephant and a little bird. In the second story, Alfie goes from splashing around in the bath to imagining an amazing deep-sea adventure. And in the third story, Alfie imagines himself as all sorts of woodland creatures whilst on a walk through the woods!

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  • TOX2 3 years +

    Topsy and Tim: The New Baby (Paperback)

    Jean and Gareth Adamson

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    The adventures of fun-loving twins Topsy and Tim can help youngsters cope with tricky first experiences and Topsy and Tim: New Baby, by Jean Adamson, is a reassuring read if your toddler is about to become a big brother or sister.

    Topsy and Tim's friend Tony feels a bit jealous when his mum holds baby Jack but he soon discovers that there are lots of advantages to being big! And his mum has clever ways of involving him!
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  • TIWW Toddlers

    Sing Along With Me! This is the Way We Go to School (Other)

    Yu-hsuan Huang

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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.
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  • PLX2 3 years +

    Peppa Pig: George's First Day at Playgroup (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 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.
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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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  • PMD2 Toddlers

    Peppa Pig: My Daddy (Other)

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    Children's favourite Peppa Pig and her little brother George celebrate everything about fatherhood in the adorable and funny Peppa Pig: My Daddy.

    A book that will appeal to dads as much as children, this is a read the whole family will love as the characters talk about how much they love their dad - including all his little quirks!
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  • PMY2 Toddlers

    Peppa Pig: My Mummy (Other)

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    Peppa Pig: My Mummy is a lovely celebration of mothers and their all-round, multi-tasking wonderfulness!

    Whether she's offering comforting cuddles or fighting fires, Peppa Pig's mummy is just brilliant and this colourful, chunky board book is guaranteed to charm mums and their toddlers everywhere.

    Sure to become a bedtime favourite!
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  • MFMI 3 years +

    My First Experiences Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Amber Stewart

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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.
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  • DNX2 3 years +

    Peppa Pig: Dentist Trip (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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  • NGO2 3 years +

    I am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed (Paperback)

    Lauren Child

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    Lauren Child's Charlie and Lola book, I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed, will strike a chord with exasperated parents everywhere. In the book, big brother Charlie has some clever and imaginative solutions to persuade Lola that it's time for bed.

    Starring the popular CBeebies characters, this is a great story to read when it's time to for the whole family settle down at bedtime... and you might even find some of Charlie's tactics well worth imitating!
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    BTV2 3 years +

    Bubble Trouble (Paperback)

    Tom Percival

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    Rueben and Felix are best friends who just love to blow bubbles. But when things get too competitive and they sabotage each other's bubble machines, disaster strikes! They're going to need to find a way to make up with each other...

    A very charming story for children aged 3 and over, Tom Percival's Bubble Trouble is all about the strength of friendship and how it can overcome anything - especially rivalry. Lift-the-flap bubbles and bright, colourful artwork add extra interaction to what is a wonderfully cute and endearing tale.
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