Early Years

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

  • Everybody Feels... Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781784935153 - Moira Butterfield & Holly Ster
    PE0080 3 years +
    Moira Butterfield & Holly Ster
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
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    Please note there was an error in our catalogue listing and these books are slightly smaller and have different jackets. The content remains the same.

    Young children can learn all about how everyone feels angry, scared, sad and happy from time to time with these four picture books.

    They have been specially designed to help little readers understand and cope with new or bewildering situations and the feelings that they will experience. With appealing artwork and simple, easy-to-follow text, they are comforting reads.

    From the scary experience of starting school to feeling sad over the loss of a pet and the anger of not being allowed to do what you want to the joys of putting on your own party, there are so many familiar experiences and reassuring tips to learn from.
    Format: paperback
  • Mixed Up Fairy Tales Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781784932879
    MUFY 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £59.88
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    These witty retellings of famous fairy tales provide an introduction to the importance of hygiene, keeping active, healthy eating and so much more.

    Each title backs up themes found in the PSHE (personal, social and health education) curriculum and the stories are sure to help children learn about their own personal development. They provide a very gentle approach to what can be sensitive issues.

    Among the stories are Don't Pick Your Nose, Pinocchio!, Eat Your Greens, Goldilocks and Stinky Jack and the Beanstalk.

    Format: paperback
  • WWRY 4 years +
    Molly Potter
    4 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    This is a book for small children who have big worries. It has step-by-step solutions for problems including falling out with a friend and getting in trouble at school.

    It will help young children understand and deal with worries and give tips on controlling them. It has ideas for things to do when feeling overwhelmed by thoughts and feelings and even has step-by-step tips to get through various scenarios.

    With fun and lively illustrations, this gentle book is ideal for those who are looking to gain confidence and will also help them develop emotional literacy. It will act as a key tool for parents and practitioners who want to help children open up about their problems.
  • Too Shy to Sing Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9317819901888
    TSTS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    These reassuring picture books star endearing characters and will help children learn to embrace their individual strengths and overcome a number of insecurities. There's a giraffe who can't dance; a chick that won't sing; a clumsy monkey; and a hedgehog that won't talk.

    Including Too Tall to Swirl, Too Shy to Sing, Too Timid to Talk and Too Clumsy to Climb, these books show children that it is OK that everyone is different and that they should chase their dreams and embrace everything they do that makes them feel good.
  • Princess Polly's Potty Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9780241294246
    PPSS Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
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    Who better to teach your children how to use the potty than the one and only Princess Polly! This set includes one sound book and an activity sticker book.

    The sound book follows Princess Polly as she swaps her nappy for big girl pants and starts to use the potty. With friendly artwork and clear text, it has been especially designed to counter the anxieties of both children and parents during this important time. The sound button has a huge cheer which can be pressed after finishing every page. If your child wants to gain the same reaction, they'll have to use the potty!

    The interactive sticker book encourages children to help Polly with her potty training by adding over 70 bright stickers to the story. Once they've finished, they'll enjoy filling in their own potty training reward chart. Both books will help children feel confident and motivated when it comes to potty training.

    Titles in this collection:
    Princess Polly's Potty Sticker Book, Princess Polly Potty.
    Format: paperback
  • Pirate Pete's Potty Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9780241294253
    PRTP Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
    • RRP £10.98
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    • Just £2.50 per book
    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.
    Format: paperback
  • The Colour Monster - Hardback - 9781783704941 - Anna Llenas
    THCM 3 years +
    Anna Llenas
    3 years +
    • £4.00
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    This gentle picture book from Anna Llenas provides an exploration of feelings for children and adults alike.

    Colour Monster has woken up and he's feeling very confused. He feels angry, happy, calm, sad and scared all at the same time. Luckily, a little girl is on hand to show him that it is OK for your emotions to be all over the place. She also explains what each feeling means through colour.

    With this new, helpful information, will the Colour Monster be able to feel a little less mixed up?
  • Bobbly Bible Tales Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781912013753
    BOBT Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (1)
    • £5.99
    • RRP £19.95
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Told from the animals' perspective, these tactile books provide an enticing and heart-warming introduction to favourite animal stories from the Bible. They are gently shaped and perfect for sharing with little ones as they get to grips with these parables.

    These board books will be returned to again and again as children start to learn and appreciate how much of a huge impact animals have had on the Bible and people's beliefs.

    Format: board book
  • Busy People Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781784936983 - Ando Twin & Lucy M. George
    BYPE 3 years +
    Ando Twin & Lucy M. George
    3 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £29.94
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    • Just 83.00p per book
    If your child dreams of becoming a doctor, firefighter, teacher, police officer, vet or even an astronaut, then these six Busy People books will help them understand more about each role and what they entail.

    With artwork designed to appeal to children and very friendly characters, these are entertaining stories that look at the type of equipment that each worker uses and who they work alongside.

    A brilliant introduction to the workplace.
    Format: paperback.
  • People Who Help Us Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781784930639
    PWHU 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £23.94
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    • Just 83.00p per book
    This six-book collection includes bright and bold introductions to six very important jobs.

    With easy-to-follow text that explains what each job role entails and who each worker will see and work with in their day-to-day lives, these are essential reads for inquisitive children who want to know more about the work people do.

    The careers covered by this collection include police officer, firefighter, doctor, chef, teacher and vet.
    Format: paperback
  • Festivals Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781912171408
    FSTV 6 years +
    6 years +
    (2)
    • £10.00
    • RRP £79.90
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    This collection contains 10 books providing an accessible introduction and detailed overview of 10 different festivals and celebrations.

    Especially written for children aged 6 and over, these books are a useful study aid and will help children learn about different cultures and religions outside of their own.
    Format: paperback
  • UCP2 3 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    The Usborne Children's Picture Atlas gives readers aged 3 and over an intriguing look at the world - from the hot African plains to the frozen Arctic tundra.

    Featuring fun facts about countries and their capital cities, their famous landmarks, longest rivers and highest mountains - and with picture stories throughout as well - this is a brilliant home resource for young children as they begin to explore the wider world and the people and places within it.

    With quiz questions to engage the reader and interesting objects to spot on the pages, this is a simple and appealing introduction to maps and different cultures for preschool children.
  • HLLO 5 years +
    Jonathan Litton
    5 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £14.99
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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.
  • PPST 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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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.
  • 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?
  • Happy Families Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241328149 - Allan Ahlberg
    HAPF 3 years +
    Allan Ahlberg
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £11.99
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    These picture books from esteemed children's author Allan Ahlberg (of The Jolly Christmas Postman fame) focus on characters who find themselves tangled up in all sorts of crazy everyday situations.

    These classic stories are packed with humour and morals that children can learn from and are illustrated in a hugely appealing style.

    From Mrs Lather's battle with the laundry to Mr Biff the Boxer's battle to get fit and Mr Tick the Teacher's approach to learning, these books are funny, traditional and charming. They're ideal for reading both at school and at home.

    Format: paperback
  • BDSY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (6)
    • £4.99
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    The winner of Book People's Bedtime Story Competition 2016, Isabel Harris' The Moon Man is an exciting book and truly is one of a kind. It tells the tale of two sets of animal friends who view a scarecrow in very different ways...

    We asked children aged between 5 and 11 to let their imaginations run wild and write a picture book of between 200 and 800 words based around animals. This fantastic story, chosen by a panel of celebrity parents and publishing experts and illustrated by Ada Grey, is the judges' favourite and is perfect for reading at bedtime.

    Sold exclusively at BookPeople.co.uk, proceeds from this book will be donated to Action for Children, a UK charity which provides vital services, support and campaigns for disadvantaged children, young people and their families.
  • Everybody Feels ... Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9990000021406
    PE0026 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £15.97
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Young children can learn all about how everyone feels angry, scared, sad and happy from time to time with these four picture books.

    They have been specially designed to help little readers understand and cope with new or bewildering situations and the feelings that they will experience. With appealing artwork and simple, easy-to-follow text, they are comforting reads.

    From the scary experience of starting school to feeling sad over the loss of a pet and the anger of not being allowed to do what you want to the joys of putting on your own party, there are so many familiar experiences and reassuring tips to learn from.
    Format: paperback
  • Elmer Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781783446490 - David McKee
    ELMR 3 years +
    David McKee
    3 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Elmer is a favourite with toddlers all over the world and this collection brings together 10 classic stories starring the patchwork elephant.

    Written and illustrated by David McKee, the vibrant colours will catch the eye of any young child while the gentle stories find Elmer waiting for a storm to end so he can see a rainbow; playing in the snow; and on the hunt for Baby Elephant's lost teddy.

    These books also help children understand that everyone is different and that this is something to celebrate.
    Format: paperback
  • Alphaprints Picture Book Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781783415878
    ALPB Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    Children will be excited to meet Wiggle and the Whale, Charlie the Champ and Pip the little penguin in this three-book collection that will inspire their imaginations and teach them moral values.

    Written in engaging, rhyming text, these books are fun to read aloud and share. The unique artwork style (which makes use of fingerprint pictures and photographs of everyday items to complete the characters) makes them extra appealing. There are so many things for children to spot throughout all the spreads.

    Wiggle the jellyfish and his best friend Whale are very different but this doesn't matter. What's important is they are there for each other and enjoy each other's company; Charlie the Champ is an underdog competing in the Safari Games. She's pleasantly surprised when she wins the 'Best All-rounder Prize'; and Pip the Little Penguin learns all about different animals and their various colours. He soon learns how vital it is to accept who you are.
  • All By Myself Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781408350324
    ALBY Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    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.
  • MYFL 3 years +
    Sarah Jennings
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    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.
  • NFZ2 Babies
    Babies
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    Every baby is different, but in some ways they are very much the same. Each one has 10 little fingers and 10 little toes - to play with, to tickle and to wave...

    Written in flowing rhyme by Mem Fox and with artwork from We're Going on a Bear Hunt illustrator Helen Oxenbury, this is a lovely board book to share with little children during playtime, bedtime, in fact, any time at all!

    It will also make a great gift for any new arrival.
  • My Senses Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781786372123
    MYSN 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £34.95
    • Save £28.96
    • Just £1.20 per book
    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.