Early Years

Communication and Language

  • Baby's First Words Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781408895542
    BFWP Babies
    Babies
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    These four bright and bold board books will help children learn their first words about farms, animals, things that go and home!

    Covering popular first concepts for the very young, these books are the perfect size for little hands to hold and are perfect for sharing together at bedtime
    Format: board book
  • My Very First French Words Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781773252438
    MFFW 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This 10-book collection will help young children learn their first words in both English and French.

    All of these books have appealing images of the subject with the English definition on one page and then another picture of the same object or saying, accompanied by the French translation. There is one word and its translation on each double-page spread.

    Suitable for children aged 3 and over, these books cover topics ranging from family and nature to the things found at the park and at the beach.
    Format: paperback
  • My Very First Spanish Words Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781773252377
    MFSW 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This 10-book collection will help young children learn their first words in both English and Spanish.

    All of these books have appealing images of the subject with the English definition on one page and then another picture of the same object, thing or saying on the opposite page, all accompanied by the Spanish translation. There is one word and its translation on each double-page spread.

    Suitable for children aged 3 and over, these books cover topics ranging from family and nature to the things found at the park and at the beach.
    Format: paperback
  • HLLO 5 years +
    Jonathan Litton
    5 years +
    • £6.99
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    Children (and you!) will love learning how to greet people with this gorgeous and interactive atlas of hellos.

    With one basic premise - encouraging children to say 'hi' throughout the world - this book celebrates the joys of language and introduces children and young readers to multiple nations. There are also facts to pore over and tabs to lift that reveal the correct pronunciation for each welcome.

    From how to say 'hi' in hieroglyphics to saying 'hao' in Native American hand talk, Hello World is a beautiful book that opens up a world of exploration and greetings.
  • FFRW Toddlers
    Sam Hutchinson
    Toddlers
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    Very young children can learn their first words in French with this bright and beautiful book.

    Bursting with pictures of cuddly teddy bears, this book includes English translations and pronunciation guides for over 100 useful words for beginners.

    The hardback format and appealing artwork make this perfect for any child looking to take their first steps in French.
  • FSPW Toddlers
    Sam Hutchinson
    Toddlers
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    Very young children can learn their first words in Spanish with this bright and beautiful hardback book.

    Bursting with pictures of cuddly teddy bears doing all sorts of day-to-day things, this book includes English translations and pronunciation guides for over 100 useful words for beginners.

    It's presented in a very clean fashion and is perfect for any child taking their first steps in Spanish.
  • Hello Gruffalo! Collection - 4 Books in a Bag - Collection - 9781509861187 - Julia Donaldson
    HGBG Toddlers
    Julia Donaldson
    Toddlers
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    This cloth bag contains four little Gruffalo board books that are fun and interactive. They're the perfect first books for little ones!

    These books will help children develop their observational skills and there's even a spot-and-find book for you to go through with them.
    Format: board book
  • AAEIJ Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Eric Carle's exuberantly coloured artwork and favourite animals make this rhythmic story the perfect introduction to looking and learning about colours. Each spread leads seamlessly into the next and young children will delight in Eric's colourful collage of animals and simple repetitive language.
  • Ladybird: Key Words Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780723296782
    LKWC 4 years +
    4 years +
    (8)
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    • Just 83.00p per book
    With three books each spread across one of 12 different reading levels, Key Words with Peter and Jane uses some of the most frequent words in the English language as a starting point for learning to read successfully and confidently.

    Series A introduces new words, Series B provides further practice of these words and then Series C links reading with writing and phonics. All the words introduced in Series A and B are then reinforced in Series C.

    Scientifically researched and world renowned, the books follow Peter and Jane as they explore and have adventures. The traditional Ladybird style of artwork makes these great for parents to read along with children, too.
  • Young Learners: Alphabet Puzzle - Other - 8005125612550
    CT0623 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A fun, simple and educational game, this alphabet puzzle will help children aged between 3 and 5 learn about letters. Suitable for one player, it features a number of tiles emblazoned with a letter. Each one has a self-check system so children can check they have the right answer.

    By fitting together the puzzle pieces and becoming familiar with the letters on display, kids can understand the alphabet and enhance their observation and word composition skills.

    Ages 3 plus

    Dimensions: 290 x 230mm
  • CT0639 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £7.99
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    Children can have fun while learning about the alphabet and numbers with these two interactive jigsaw puzzles.

    Each puzzle piece has a number or letter on one side and on the reverse is a question relating to the image. All you have to do is ask your child (or children - this is suitable for 1 or more players!) the question and then place it down in position when they correctly answer.

    These puzzles provide an exciting, visual way to get to grips with early learning concepts.

    Ages 3 plus

    Box size: 195 x 250mm. Completed jigsaw size: 430 x 430mm.
  • CN0182 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This colourful puzzle board makes learning fun! All children have to do is lift out each letter and shape to reveal the object in text with a fun picture to match.

    Very bright, this will help children recognise letters and shapes as they play with it over and over again and the pieces have been designed especially so that little fingers can grab them and lift them out.

    Ages 3 plus
    Please note this puzzle is made from board that has a brilliant wood effect.
    Packaging dimensions: 365 x 300mm
  • PZ2029 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Alphabet Puzzles provides an interactive way for children to learn all about the alphabet.

    Each letter is made of chunky pieces that are perfect for little hands, and a child can match each shape to build up the alphabet. This is a fun way to not only learn about letters but also develop hand-eye coordination and problem-solving skills.

    Box size: 500 x 155mm
  • ONK2 Babies
    Fiona Watt
    Babies
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    Part of a very popular series that aims to help toddlers develop their language and sensory skills, That's Not My Monkey is a touchy-feely board full of bright artwork and tactile patches.

    With simple, repetitive text and a cheeky character at its heart, there is also a little white mouse for children to spot on every page. Available at a great Book People price, this is a must for any young reader you know.
  • My First Reading Library Collection - 50 Books - Collection - 9781409570202 - Various
    MFSC 3 years +
    3 years +
    (8)
    • £29.99
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    • Just 60.00p per book
    Perfect for sharing at bedtime and also a great way for children to get to grips with reading independently as they embark on their own reading journeys, this massive 50-book collection from Usborne will quickly become a bookshelf favourite.

    With gorgeous illustrations and easy-to-follow stories, the books will allow children to gradually take over a greater share of the reading, building their confidence all the time. The stories cover wishes, magic and animals and are sure to be returned to again and again.

    Of the books featured in this collection, 22 are from the Usborne Very First Reading range, which is designed specifically for shared reading, while 12 are from Level One and 16 from Level Two, which are designed for the child to take over a greater share of the story.
  • AYIFO 3 years +
    Roger Priddy
    3 years +
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    A practical workbook full of simple but effective exercises to complete which help learn 20 of the most common tricky words, including 'the', in'to', 'I' and 'said'. Little ones will love to meet Tricky Witch, as she introduces and explains the tricky words, and to play the fun games with pull-out interactive learning cards. The Pages are wipe clean, so that all the activities can be wiped away and repeated.
  • AMKJH 3 years +
    Jenny Ackland
    3 years +
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    At Home With Sounds and Rhymes is full of learning activities for young children to do at home. If offers a variety of matching activities to help children to learn to read. Sounds are important because they link how we say words to how we write them on a page. Rhymes are important because they show there are patterns of sounds associated with patterns of letters. The activities help children grasp individual letter shapes, associate letters with sounds, look at beginnings, endings and rhyming endings. The fun illustrations encourage using a pencil in a controlled way and improve hand-eye coordination. Useful tips support adults so that they can encourage learning gently - plus there are more than enough funky stickers to reward your child as they complete each activity! This book is ideal to build confidence in reading for a child's first years at school.
  • AHVSY
    Alain Gree
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    The laminated flashcards in this pack are ideal for teachers, parents and carers to teach the most common sight words to children aged 4+. Single words appear in clear, appealing text on the double-sided cards, which are perfect for individual or class work. Notes are included with handy suggestions for games and activities with the cards.
  • ADVCE Toddlers
    Annie Kubler
    Toddlers
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    Children are able to communicate by signing before they develop the skills necessary for speech. By teaching sign language to children from as young as seven months we can help them to convey their emotions and their needs. This first signing guide for hearing and deaf children contains over forty key signs. Designed for parents and carers to share with babies, with it's simple and clear instructions and endearing illustrations, this book is an ideal introduction to signing. A helpful tip is given at the bottom of each page to help beginners get started. Makaton compatible.
  • FFO2 Toddlers
    Roger Priddy
    Toddlers
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    Baby will love getting to learn their first 50 words with this bright and bold board book!

    From apples to oranges and cats to elephants, the book has over 25 flaps to lift and tabs that will delight little hands as they turn the pages.

    A great learning book full of inspiring photographs!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • AEAVL 3 years +
    Felicity Brooks
    3 years +
    • £6.89
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    Usborne's Everyday Words Flashcards are bright, colourful and sturdy so they'll withstand plenty of play! The fifty laminated cards can help your youngster increase their vocabulary and familiarise themselves with simple spellings. With words such as boy, girl, house, cat, the cards are suitable for children from 3+ and can be used as part of a fun game to keep little ones busy.

  • ACGRD Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
    (1)
    • £5.59
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    That's Not My Puppy is the perfect book for encouraging interactive play in babies and toddlers. Every page had a different texture just waiting to be discovered and the bright illustrations and simple text are sure to help in developing both sensory and language awareness. Hands-on fun for the very young!

  • AOHWC 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Practise your handwriting and first words with Peppa. Add a word to a sentence and match pictures to words. Perfect for young readers who are starting school and developing their writing skills and pencil control. Children can wipe the page clean and practise again and again. Includes a free pen. Look out for Practise with Peppa: Wipe-Clean Counting too!
  • AEBHX Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    This big, sturdy board book for babies and toddlers features more than 100 pictures to look at and essential first words to learn. Organised into topics including food, clothes, things that go and more, the bold, colourful pages will hold your child's attention, and the easy-to-read labels form the basis of word and picture association. A great book to build your child's vocabulary, and a perfect addition to any first learning bookshelf.