First Experiences

  • Biff, Chip and Kipper First Experiences Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780192771896
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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.

    Format: paperback
  • My First Milestones Collections - 6 Books - Collection - 9780192768445 - 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.
  • George Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781408350447 - Nicola Smee
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    You and your children will love exploring first experiences together with the help of George the toddler and his friend Bear.

    The duo visit the doctor when they both fall ill with sore throats; they get dressed ready for the day ahead; strap on their armbands and go swimming (and splashing!) together; and travel on a plane for the very first time.

    George and Bear are the perfect team to help reassure your little ones as they begin to have first experiences of their own.
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    Little Owl is preparing for a very big day... He's set to start school but he's not sure if it will be a hoot after all!

    Written by Debi Gliori and featuring artwork by There's a Boy Just Like Me illustrator Alison Brown, this book will strike a chord with any young children who are nervous about starting nursery or school.

    It follows Little Owl as he decides he'd much rather stay at home with Mummy and Baby Owl than go to a new school. However, when he gets there, he learns how to build a sandcastle and makes a new friend making all his fears and worries disappear.
  • Eat Smart Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781784938987
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    This is a collection of hands-on healthy eating books that use fun activities, recipes and facts to explore different food groups including vegetables; fruit; meat and fish; dairy; and cereals.

    From the farm to the shop and then on to your plate, these books explain where food comes from and how the various types help our bodies when we eat them. The activities also encourage children to think about food variety and what they should put into their bodies in order to stay strong and healthy.

    Accessibly written, these books also have food fact boxes to provide fascinating information about food in bite-sized chunks.
  • Amazing Machines Collection - 14 Books - Collection - 9780753444733 - Tony Mitton
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    From Brilliant Boats to Roaring Rockets, this 14-book collection introduces children to all kinds of awesome vehicles.

    Each book is full of fun facts and bright pictures that explain just what each amazing machine can do and they also feature engaging, rhyming text.
    Format: paperback
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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!
  • Topsy and Tim: First Experiences Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241296226 - 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.

    Format: paperback
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Discover all the things you can see at the aquarium with this brilliant early reader. Yellow book banded, it has engaging and contemporary content that will help children build their reading confidence and expand their vocabulary.
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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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    What do your children want to be when they grow up? This nicely oversized and shaped board book can help them decide!

    From astronauts to teachers and doctors, this colourful book introduces a number of words associated with each career. The racing driver is accompanied by words and objects to spot including the racing circuit, podium and racing car, while the builder has his tools, drill and crane.

    Very appealing with a sense of fun and humour running throughout, this board book is great for little children who are excited to learn about their dream jobs.
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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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    Mr. Funny has announced he's forming a band and all the Mr. Men and Little Miss characters want to join in. Unfortunately, some are better at making music than others and although Little Miss Trouble wants to join in, she can't play a chord or tap in time. How will she make it into the band?

    This Mr. Men story finds the beloved characters heading on trips and taking part in activities that children will recognise from their day-to-day lives. There's even a 'Where's Walter the Worm' activity to add extra interaction.
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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.
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    A brand-new picture book story with six envelopes containing clues to pull out to help Peppa and George solve the mystery of where Granny and Grandpa Pig have gone on their summer holiday!