Understanding the World

  • Farmyard Friends Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781788810814
    FMYB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Children will love this fun-filled collection of 20 stories presented in an adorable barn-shaped box. All of the books are slightly different sizes so when they are inserted into the box, they make a delightful roof for the barn!

    Whether it's The Three Little Pigs or A Goose on the Loose, these exciting stories are perfect for encouraging little ones to read! Other stories follow Titus the goat with a troublesome tooth; Chicken Licken; and Posy the nosy pig.
    Format: paperback
  • WHIW Toddlers
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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!
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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!
  • OTOW 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This large-format hardback will tell your little undersea explorer everything they want to know about the creatures that live under the sea.

    Otto the Octopus has lost his best friend Hula and is need of some help. Children have to follow the clues, complete the activities and tick off the checklist of animals they spot along the way.

    This is a lovely interactive book for little nature lovers.
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    This large-format hardback will tell your little nature enthusiast everything they want to know about the creatures that live in the world's forests.

    A panda has lost his friend and comes across all kinds of fun characters and rhyming riddles as he tries to track them down. Children have to follow the clues, complete the activities and tick off the checklist of animals they spot along the way.

    This is a lovely interactive book for little nature lovers.
  • HLYJ Toddlers
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    This cute board book invites children to come and hang out in the jungle - where there are so many friendly animals to meet!

    Children can explore role play, emotions and facial expressions as they work though the book and there's also a cut-out mirror surprise on both the front and inside back cover to provide even more joy.
  • Baby's Very First Library Collection - 18 Books - Collection - 9780241376911
    BFVL Babies
    Babies
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    A collection of 18 board books full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

    From colours and numbers to words and wild animals, all of these sturdy books have appealing artwork, simple words to read aloud and stunning photographs.

    There is so much to explore in all of these books.

    Format: board book
  • HLOM Toddlers
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    This cute board book invites children to come and hang out space and various other cool places!

    Children can explore role play, emotions and facial expressions as they work though the book and there's also a cut-out mirror surprise on both the front and inside back cover to provide even more joy.
  • STEAM Stories Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781682974292 - Jonathan Litton
    STEA 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
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    These simple stories follow children as they use their STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and maths) know-how to make a difference in their everyday lives e.g. they use their artistic skills to decorate cookies and solve sums to make sure everyone has enough food at a picnic!

    Format: paperback
  • BBAN 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Bird is building her nest. She pushes and pulls twigs into place until she's made a cosy cup, ready and waiting... can your children guess what for?

    Following a bird as it builds a nest, this gorgeous picture book offers an introduction to forces and the concepts of pushing and pulling. From trying to catch the worm to gathering twigs, this is an exciting and accessible introduction to both nature and science.

    It uses a charming story to introduce children to facts about this scientific - and extremely useful - concept.
  • LOFD 3 years +
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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.
  • Dig Dig Digging & Other Stories Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781408353752 - Margaret Mayo & Alex Ayliffe
    DIGD 3 years +
    3 years +
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    These eight colourful books are perfect for machine and animal-mad little ones; they'll just love repeating the noises made by the vehicles and creatures on show!

    Written by Margaret Mayo and illustrated by Alex Ayliffe, these picture books are bright, bold and full of themes that toddlers love, including diggers, rockets and dinosaurs.

    Each book is bursting with noisy words that are written in rhyme, making them especially pleasing for young children to listen and read along to.
    Format: paperback
  • HELH 3 years +
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    This is a warm and witty introduction to horses from author Vivian French and illustrator Catherine Rayner.

    Shannon is a friendly bay mare and she will help build up the confidence of children who are unfamiliar or nervous of these magnificent animals.

    Based on Vivian's personal experiences of horse riding, this book outlines horses' behavioural traits and how they thrive on company and companionship. It also includes facts and practical tips on a number of pages - including the best way to feed a horse a carrot.
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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.
  • My First Experiences Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780192768445 - Amber Stewart
    MFMI 3 years +
    3 years +
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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.
  • Biff, Chip and Kipper First Experiences Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780192771896
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    3 years +
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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
  • ANLHE Toddlers
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    Each season has something special about it, and in these books we explore each one. What shall we wear, where shall we go and what will we see? New sensations, noises and tastes; so much that is new! Follow the children as they spend time discovering the joys of indoor and outdoor play. Creative and inventive, interesting and funny, you will find lots of things to inspire you.
  • CSTP 7 years +
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    Children can take their first steps to cooking fresh, healthy and delicious recipes by mastering the 50 easy-to-follow recipes featured in this book.

    From soups to pasta dishes and treats including banana bread, all of the recipes in this book are simple to make and sure to get children into baking - especially after they've tasted their healthy and delicious creations. There are also shortcuts and tips to help kids get their heads around kitchen terminology.

    All of the tasty dishes contain clear, short step-by-step instructions and are accompanied by eye-catching photography.
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    A family are heading out on a train ride but the children are disappointed that they can't get off and enjoy all the fun things outside the window. However, the train soon pulls up at the seaside and they're excited to go out and explore!
  • The Lamb's Tale Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781912013753
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    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
  • People Who Help Us Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474781145
    PWHO 4 years +
    4 years +
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    This fascinating collection contains four books that look at the people who help us in our local communities.

    They focus on British community workers such as the Ambulance and Air Ambulance Crew; Firefighters; Lifeboat Crew; and Police Officers - informing readers about the situations they may come across in their daily lives.

    With levelled text and full-colour photographs, each book teaches children how these workers help us and what they do to serve the community.
    Format: paperback
  • MNAW 3 years +
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    Book People favourite Britta Teckentrup's beautiful picture book marvels at the moon and demonstrates just how important it is.

    From turtles laying eggs on white sandy beaches to migrating birds using the moon as a way to navigate their way to sunnier climes, this book covers so much in incredible style.

    It also has peek-through pages that show the changing shape of the moon during the lunar cycle.
  • ED2088 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Bring all the fun of the farm into your children's playtime with this 20-piece set of wooden toys.

    A traditional favourite, it's sure to inspire imaginative play as your little farmers make up some brilliant scenes involving pigs, cows, sheep and hens.

    All of the figurines are hand-painted and the whole set (including the wooden tray) will help develop hand-coordination skills.
    Contents: 1 tray, 2 cows, 1 rabbit, 3 people, 1 dog, 1 sheep, 1 chicken, 1 duck, 1 pig, 2 horses, 2 trees, 1 hay bale, 1 drinking trough, 1 fence, 1 tractor.

    Ages 3 plus
    225 x 310mm
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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.