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Our novelty books are great for entertaining young children. Whether you want a bath book to make washing more fun, a sticker book for some relaxed entertainment or something a little more engaging in the form of a lift-the-flap book, we're bound to have something the little ones will love.

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Novelty Books

Our novelty books are great for entertaining young children. Whether you want a bath book to make washing more fun, a sticker book for some relaxed entertainment or something a little more engaging in the form of a lift-the-flap book, we're bound to have something the little ones will love.

  • WHIW Toddlers

    National Trust: Who's Hiding in the Woods? (Other)

    Katharine McEwen

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    A beautiful lift-the-flap book packed with fun facts about nature and gorgeous collage artwork.

    Little nature lovers will love discovering who is hiding under the 20 tiny flaps as they explore under logs, leaves and trees and learn all about woodland wildlife.

    In partnership with the National Trust, this book is the perfect introduction to the outdoors for inquisitive young minds!
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • WHAS Toddlers

    National Trust: Who's Hiding at the Seaside? (Other)

    Katharine McEwen

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    A beautiful lift-the-flap book packed with fun facts about nature and gorgeous collage artwork.

    Little nature lovers will love discovering who is hiding under the tiny 20 flaps as they explore under shells, seaweed and sand dunes and learn all about seaside wildlife.

    In partnership with the National Trust, this book is the perfect introduction to the outdoors for inquisitive young minds!
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • DZO2 Toddlers

    Dear Zoo (Other)

    Rod Campbell

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    Rod Campbell's Dear Zoo has been published in a sturdy board book format to suit very young children. The lively illustrations, simple story and engaging lift-the-flap fun guarantee the book's toddler appeal.

    With its repetition and appealing illustrations, this is bound to be a favourite choice at bedtime for toddlers from 1 and over.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • FVLB Babies

    Five Little Bugs (Other)

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    Learn how to subtract with this engaging and tactile book about bugs. One disappears at every turn of the page!

    It has silicone bugs that are soft and squishy and an eye-catching illustrative style.

    This counting-down book also features funny, rhyming text that will help children grasp this tricky concept.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • CHKY Babies

    Cheeky Monkey Hand Puppet Book (Hardback)

    Templar Internal Design

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    You'll love monkeying around with this fun book that has a cheeky and very cute chimp hand-puppet in its centre.

    With rhyming text and very cute illustrations throughout, you can entertain your children by making the monkey climb, hide, laugh and cuddle.

    It's sure to encourage hours of interactive play. If you turn your hand around, the monkey will turn all the way, too!
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • HUGM 3 years +

    The Hug (Hardback)

    Eoin McLaughlin

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    All Hedgehog wants is a hug but he's just too prickly for any of his animal friends; Tortoise also needs a cuddle but he has a hard shell... What will the two of them do?

    This gorgeous little book by Eoin McLaughlin and Polly Dunbar follows the two adorable animals as they head off in search of the perfect hug.

    Each character's story is told in the two-way book and there will be so many smiles when they eventually meet - and hug - in the middle pages!
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • FSO2 Toddlers

    Tales from Acorn Wood: Fox's Socks (Hardback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    Tales from Acorn Wood: Fox's Socks is a fun, lift-the-flap book written by former Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson.

    The story is a wild rhyming romp that your toddler will love. With stylish illustrations from Axel Scheffler, and a clueless fox who requires some help finding his socks, this book is lots of fun to read aloud.

    Bright and full of interest, Fox's Socks will appeal to little ones from 2+.
    • £3.49
    • RRP £5.99
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  • PPZ2 Toddlers

    Princess Polly's Potty Sticker Activity Book (Paperback)

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    With more than 70 stickers included, this updated interactive version of Princess Polly's Potty is even more suited to helping little ones feel confident and motivated when learning to use the potty. Join Princess Polly as she ditches her nappies and understands how to use a potty and wear 'proper' pants like a big girl! You and your little one can add the stickers to the story and even fill in your child's own potty reward chart at the end.
    • £1.99
    • RRP £3.99
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  • YETI Toddlers

    Never Feed a Yeti Spaghetti (Other)

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    Never Feed a Yeti Spaghetti is a rhyming board book packed with images of animals with wide-open mouths with felt teeth.

    Children will have so much fun putting their hands through the die-cut mouths to mimic feeding these hungry creatures including a chimp who wants some shrimp, a llama in need of a banana and a cheetah who loves nothing more than a fajita.

    This tactile and sturdy board book has amusing rhyming text and is fun for young children to read with their parents as they get ready for bed.
    • £3.99
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  • HDZ2 Toddlers

    Tales from Acorn Wood: Hide-and-Seek Pig (Other)

    Julia Donaldson

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    From Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the award-winning creators of The Gruffalo, kids will love joining the fun in Acorn Wood in this little book!

    Pig and Hen are playing hide-and-seek. But where on earth could Hen be? Can you lift the flaps and help Pig find out where Hen is hiding?

    With sturdy flaps on every spread and rhyming stories that are a joy to read aloud, the Tales From Acorn Wood have been delighting both parents and toddlers for over fifteen years.
    • £3.49
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  • RAP2 Toddlers

    Tales from Acorn Wood: Rabbit's Nap (Other)

    Julia Donaldson

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    Toddlers will love heading over to Acorn Wood in this romping, rhyming riot of a book that finds Rabbit unable to get to sleep. With its familiar themes, we reckon Rabbit's Nap will quickly become a bedtime favourite for all the family.

    From Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the award-winning author-and-illustrator team behind the Gruffalo, this anniversary edition lift-the-flap board book is full of funny, rhyming text.

    Children will love seeing who is responsible for each noise that is keeping Rabbit awake by lifting the flaps. The handy size makes this a book ideal for taking away on long journeys as well.
    • £3.49
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  • DZB2 Babies

    Dear Zoo Buggy Book (Board)

    Rod Campbell

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    One of Rod Campell's best loved children's picture books, Dear Zoo, has been adapted to win even more fans! A letter written to the zoo requesting a pet returns a series of large, scary and unsuitable pets until finally the perfect pet is despatched.

    Toddlers and babies will have great fun guessing the next crazy offering from the zoo and turning the chunky pages of this mini board book themselves. Suitable from 0+.
    • £2.99
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  • NFAS Toddlers

    Never Feed a Shark (Other)

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    Never feed a shark. Do not serve them a snack! If you give them lots of food, they'll just keep coming back!

    The underwater character and his animal friends (including a lion and a polar bear) in this novelty book all have die-cut mouths with felt teeth for children to put their hands through as they mimic feeding.

    As well as its touchy-feely tactile format, this book has an eye-catching bright style and amusing, rhyming text that is so much fun to read aloud. There's also a felty surprise on the very last page.
    • £3.99
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  • PSZ2 Toddlers

    Pirate Pete's Potty Sticker Activity Book (Paperback)

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    With more than 70 stickers included, this updated interactive version of Pirate Pete's Potty is even more suited to helping little ones feel confident and motivated when learning to use the potty. Join Pirate Pete as he ditches his nappies and understands how to use a potty and wear 'proper' pants like a big boy! You and your little one can add the stickers to the story and even fill in your child's own potty reward chart at the end.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
    • £1.99
    • RRP £3.99
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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.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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  • WHMK Babies

    Where's Mrs Kangaroo? (Other)

    Ingela P Arrhenius

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    Where's Mrs Kangaroo?

    This brilliant board book has easy-to-grasp, shaped felt flaps and instantly appealing artwork. The repetitive text makes it a joy to read aloud and share with toddlers.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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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.

    • £2.99
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  • PLYL Babies

    Playful Lion Handpuppet Book (Hardback)

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    He races, he roars and he offers a gentle hug!

    Children will have hours of fun playing with the friendly lion puppet who's neatly attached to the back cover of this book - he can be turned right the way around.

    Complemented by rhyming text and beautiful illustrations, this interactive book provides so much joyful fun. It's a great book for new parents who want to entertain their children.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • PFCO 3 years +

    Play Felt: Construction Site (Hardback)

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    Children who love diggers and dumpers will enjoy completing the tactile scenes with the felt pieces included in this fun and interactive book.

    The soft felt pieces - including a brilliant red bulldozer, a grey dumper truck and an orange steamroller as well as an engineer and workman - cling securely to each page and can be used time and time again.

    This book is a cool and interactive treat for creative children that will help them develop their dexterity.
    • £3.99
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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.
    • £2.99
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    GCJB 3 years +

    The Gruffalo's Child Jigsaw Book (Hardback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    The Gruffalo is back, but this time it's his child who is feeling brave... Will the tiny mouse be able to outwit the Gruffalo once more?

    Young children will love the pacy, rhythmic tale from bestselling author Julia Donaldson and the incredible artwork by Axel Scheffler.

    They can then have fun recreating the brilliant illustrations by putting together the six chunky jigsaw puzzles included with this gift edition of the timeless classic.
    • £3.49
    • RRP £11.99
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  • PFFA 3 years +

    Play Felt: Farm Animals (Hardback)

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    Animal-obsessed children will love completing the exciting scenes with the felt cows, pigs and horses included in this fun and interactive book.

    The soft felt pieces - including a smiling sheep, big red tractor and cock-a-doodle-doing cockerel - cling securely to each page and can be used time and time again.

    This cool treat for creative children will also help develop dexterity and hand-eye coordination skills.
    • £3.99
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  • FTTS Toddlers

    Felties: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Other)

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    With its combination of patterned cut-out felt and board book pages, this book contains favourite nursery rhymes including Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Round and Round the Garden and Row, Row, Row Your Boat.

    Offering a tactile reading experience, this little book has gorgeous artwork to pore over with plenty of things to spot (including an elusive bunny) and children will love the texture of the felt and the shapes inside it.

    It's a lovely book for parents to share with their very young children.
    • £3.99
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    CFPL 3 years +

    Camilla and Friends: Pink Limo Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Tim Bugbird

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    Coming in a cool - and fetching pink - limo-shaped box, these 10 charming stories are all about fairies, cute animals and even a polar bear.

    Filled with sweet illustrations, fun text and coming with four stacking blocks, these are exciting books that children will love and return to again and again.

    Perfect for sharing, these padded hardbacks feature cool characters including Camilla the Cupcake Fairy, Paulette the Pinkest Puppy and Posie the Kitten.

    Format: hardback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.99
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