Early Years

First Experiences

  • Peppa Pig: First Experiences Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780241316054
    PPBB Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    These first board books star Peppa Pig as she and her family enjoy all sorts of first experiences full of adventure.

    Just like the show they are bright, bold and full of fun. Perfect books for Peppa fans aged 3 and over, they follow Peppa as she takes part in a bike race; visits a library; and gets to ride in a big, red fire engine with her beloved brother, George.

    The experiences will be very familiar to young children and the stories are certain to be returned to again and again.
  • Pip and Posy Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781788002103 - Axel Scheffler
    PIPY Toddlers
    Axel Scheffler
    Toddlers
    (3)
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler's Pip and Posy books are hugely popular with toddlers and they find the two friends enjoying a number of first experiences, all of which will resonate with young readers.

    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.

    Format: Paperback
  • CCGS 3 years +
    Nick Denchfield
    3 years +
    • £2.99
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    With pop-ups, tabs and gatefold pages, this book invites children who are soon starting school to meet Charlie, the little chick with a BIG personality, as he also gets ready for school.

    Children can see Charlie burst to life as he wakes up to an alarm clock, eats his crackling cereal and races to get to school in time. This is a funny story with pop-up surprises and a character that children will absolutely adore!

    There's even a giant fold-out surprise at the end... will Charlie Chick manage to beat the bell and make it to school in time?
  • Miffy Collection with Plush Toy - 10 Books - Collection - 9781471160684 - Dick Bruna
    MIFY Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (3)
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    Coming with a cute little key ring-sized cuddly toy, this 10-book collection of Miffy books finds the famous bunny learning to ride a bike; celebrating a birthday; and having fun in the snow.

    Dick Bruna's iconic artwork is accompanied by new text from the award-winning poet, Tony Mitton. Working closely with the Dutch publisher so they retain the classic feel of the stories, these books are bursting with warmth and friendliness.

    An iconic character from children's books, Miffy enjoys seeing the animals at the zoo; prepares for the arrival of a new baby brother or sister; and heads off to the seaside - all familiar situations children will love reading about.
  • George Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781408350447 - Nicola Smee
    GGTD Toddlers
    Nicola Smee
    Toddlers
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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.
  • All By Myself Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781408350324
    ALBY Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    These books support the self-care aspect of the Early Years Foundation Stage and focus on a child's ability to do things independently.

    With familiar themes of having a bath; getting dressed; tidying up; and enjoying dinner, these books also feature learning elements based around counting colours; shapes; and basic time concepts.

    With fun rhymes and bright pictures, this collection will help your children feel proud when they do things by themselves and develop a whole host of independent skills.
  • PPST 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Peppa Pig and her friends have such a great time visiting Mr Potato's theatre show that Madame Gazelle decides they should put on a pantomime of their own.

    They send out invitations, complete rehearsals and even put on their costumes as they get set to put on the show of a lifetime. There's even more excitement when they hear about a surprise guest coming to see Peppa on stage!

    Similar in style to The Jolly Postman, this interactive story comes complete with props including tickets, invitations and a programme.
  • MGLM 3 years +
    Judi Abbot
    3 years +
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    From the dream team of illustrator Judi Abbot and Aliens Love Underpants author Claire Freedman comes a keepsake celebration of the bond between children and their grandparents.

    This hardback picture book follows a little zebra as they visit their Gran and Grandpa zebras. It's not long before the little one has a BIG smile on their face and feels wrapped in love.

    An affectionate, funny and joyful read that will bring joy to both children and their grandparents.
  • My Senses Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781786372123
    MYSN 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This collection will show children how our five senses work and how they help us understand more about the world.

    Covering taste, touch, smell, sight and hearing, each book contains repetitive, easy-to-read text and simple diagrams. They're ideal for younger readers who want to learn more about the way we live.
  • Eat Smart Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781784938987
    ETSM 5 years +
    5 years +
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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.
  • Peppa Pig Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241275771
    PGBG Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (3)
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    This is a new collection of Peppa stories that comes in a big, green bag. It will delight fans of the star of the popular cartoon.

    With 10 stories to read through (all different from our previous collection - which you can find by searching product code PIGB), the books follow Peppa as she plays basketball; goes on holiday; and even meets the Queen. Her friends and family also have a chance to shine - George gets a brand new dinosaur toy; and Grampy Rabbit blasts off into space.

    With bright and bold artwork in every book and the familiar characters, this is an oink-some collection for young children who love all things Peppa!
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    Toddlers
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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!
  • PMY2 Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (1)
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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!
  • Ladybird Read It Yourself: Peppa Pig Story Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241292808
    PPRI 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
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    Written especially for those aged 4 and above, this is a collection of carefully levelled readers starring Peppa Pig and all her friends.

    Throughout the exciting stories, Peppa looks at the little creatures in Grandpa Pig's garden; has some fun sorting and recycling rubbish; and enjoys a day out at the fair.

    Each book has been carefully checked by educational consultants and can be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. Further content includes comprehension puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers, and book band information for use in schools.

    Format: Paperback
  • Playdate Pals Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781785986444
    PYPL 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
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    Join the Playdate Pals as they introduce young children to a variety of emotions and behaviour.

    Across the eight books, each animal friend focuses and explores one particular emotion. These are very simple stories that break down complex emotions and issues in a child-friendly way.

    With eye-catching artwork and simple text, there are even questions for your children to answer at the end of each story - meaning they'll develop their knowledge of personal development as they prepare to start school.
  • MYFL 3 years +
    Sarah Jennings
    3 years +
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    With its tabbed pages and friendly characters, this book can help children understand all about their emotions - and help them realise it's OK to have them.

    From being happy to feeling sad and grumpy, it offers ideas for what a child can do to deal with each emotion. A wonderful first introduction to emotions, it will help children cope with their various feelings and help keep them from being overwhelmed.
  • IAH2 3 years +
    Lauren Child
    3 years +
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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'.
  • NGO2 5 years +
    Lauren Child
    5 years +
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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!
  • TOX2 3 years +
    Jean Adamson
    3 years +
    (1)
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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!
  • AWA2 Toddlers
    Julia Donaldson
    Toddlers
    (1)
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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.
  • AWB2 Toddlers
    Julia Donaldson
    Toddlers
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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.
  • AGJDA 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A reassuring and simple story about separation for the very youngest children. Mum and Dad don't live together any more, so sometimes this little girl lives with her mum and her cat, and sometimes she lives with her dad. She has two bedrooms and two sets of toys, but she takes her favourite toys with her wherever she goes. This simple, warm, lift-the-flap book with bold and colourful illustrations is a reassuring representation of separation for the youngest children. Melanie Walsh is sympathetically alive to the changes in routine that are familiar to many children who live with separate parents and are loved by both. Ideal for very young children who divide their time between separated parents. A reassuring and positive representation of what can often be a difficult time for young children. Simple, straightforward text, large flaps and bold graphic illustrations.
  • ACGXB 3 years +
    Roger Priddy
    3 years +
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    As well as colourful stickers to play with, the Preschool Sticker Activity Book also includes fun colouring-in pages, simple puzzles and matching picture challenges. This is a brilliant book for encouraging coordination skills and keeping your little one busy.

  • ACGVR 3 years +
    Roger Priddy
    3 years +
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    Let's Get Ready for School has bold, bright pictures with wipe-clean activity pages to help your preschooler practise simple first writing skills, as well as sorting and matching exercises. Build your youngster's confidence and help them learn some first concepts in a fun and interactive way!