Early Years

Understanding the World

  • SHTH 3 years +
    Jane McGuinness
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    Say hi to Hedgehog with this delightful nature storybook.

    With gorgeous illustrations, it follows the little creature throughout the year and shows children what hedgehogs (and hoglets) like to eat, how they hunt for food and even how they build their nests. It covers the life cycle all the way from a tiny hoglet to a healthy adult and explains how they prepare for hibernation.

    The book finishes with author and illustrator Jane McGuinness giving tips on how you can make your garden hedgehog-friendly and help our spiky pals survive the winter.
  • Dig Dig Digging & Other Stories Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781408353752 - Margaret Mayo & Alex Ayliffe
    DIGD 3 years +
    Margaret Mayo & Alex Ayliffe
    3 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £55.92
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    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
  • What's That? Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780241287880
    PG0233 Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
    • RRP £19.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    These Ladybird board books provide an introduction to big machines, things found at home, animals found on the farm and a host of favourite animals.

    They have bright and bold artwork and are perfect for children who are just starting to learn their first words.
  • Seasons of the Year Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781912171576
    SOTY 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £35.96
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Spring, summer, autumn, winter... now your children can learn all about the four seasons of the year with these books full of facts and activities.

    With bold images and easy-to-read text, these engaging reads explain what kind of weather occurs in each season and will introduce them to all kinds of seasonal foods and activities. e.g. just how many conkers will they be able to find in the autumn?
    Format: paperback
  • Bobbly Bible Tales Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781912013753
    BOBT Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £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
  • Convertible Playbook: Farm - Hardback - 9781782099765 - Claire Phillip
    PG0260 3 years +
    Claire Phillip
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £3.00
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    Convertible Playbook Farm is part of an exciting new series for children aged 3+. It's a storybook, playmat and pop-out building all in one, beautifully designed to capture young childrens' imaginations. Children can read all about life at a farm, then fold out the mat and barn. With the sturdy paper press-out characters they can then have adventure of their own. The bright illustrations by Hannah Wood are packed with colourful details to enjoy.
  • Festivals Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781912171408
    FSTV 6 years +
    6 years +
    (1)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £79.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Wildlife Watchers Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781911341987
    WLWT 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Learn about different kinds of wildlife with this fantastic collection for children aged 5 and over.

    From bumblebees to tawny owls, these engaging books are sure to help children notice and care about all sorts of wonderful animals - from insects found in the garden to those that only come out at night.

    The book-banded readers provide a fascinating insight into how animals live and are written in an engaging narrative style. They use high-frequency words and support unfamiliar vocabulary by images and labels.
    Format: paperback
  • Whose Little Baby Are You? Collection - Collection - 9781911341994
    WSLB 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £7.00
    • RRP £29.94
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    • Just £1.17 per book
    This accessible series of children's books introduces cute baby animals ranging from fluffy ostrich chicks to newborn giant pandas.

    They explain how not every baby looks like their parents and will encourage young readers to turn the pages to discover just who the baby animal belongs to.

    These nature books also explain how animal mums and dads care for their young and show how baby animals grow, change and prepare for adult life.
    Format: paperback
  • You Choose - Paperback - 9780552547086 - Pippa Goodhart
    YCO2 3 years +
    Pippa Goodhart
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Pippa Goodhart's You Choose! will get parents and children imagining their favourite places in the universe to visit, and thinking about the best way to travel and who they should be best friends with.

    With bright and colourful illustrations by Nick Sharratt, You Choose! is a stunning book to share with children from 3+ who will love the random ideas that are thrown up.
  • HLFM Toddlers
    Melanie Combes
    Toddlers
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £10.99
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    It's early but everyone on the farm is up and raring to go. The cows need feeding, eggs need collecting and the corn needs cutting - there are so many jobs to do!

    This first board book about the farm has bold artwork and lots of things for children aged 2 and over to spot and talk about.

    There is also an interactive element with plenty of tabs to push, pull and slide that unveil exciting hidden surprises.
  • MZB2 Toddlers
    Roger Priddy
    Toddlers
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Your little one will love to learning about all the different trains and what they are used for with this beautiful hardback book!

    From steam trains to freight trains, high-speed trains and passenger trains, this book, robust enough to survive a toddler tantrum of any severity, is just perfect for sharing with young rail enthusiasts aged 0+.
  • MBT2 Toddlers
    Roger Priddy
    Toddlers
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Packed with big pictures of noisy trucks for your little one to look at and learn with, My Big Truck Book is ideal for helping develop their vocabulary and understanding of the what trucks are and what they do.

    From construction trucks such as bulldozers and forklifts to farm trucks, town trucks and even emergency vehicles, this hardback book, robust enough to survive any toddler tantrum, is just perfect for sharing with young children aged 1+.
  • Amazing Machines Collection - 10 Books plus a CD - Collection - 9780753440049 - Tony Mitton and Ant Parker
    AZMC 3 years +
    Tony Mitton and Ant Parker
    3 years +
    (7)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Featuring amazing aeroplanes, flashing fire engines and roaring rockets, this collection contains 10 zippy story books and one CD that contains 20 stories!

    Displayed in a cute slipcase, each book is full of bright and bold artwork and is bursting with friendly animals to meet. All these characters are driving their favourite vehicles.

    Great fun to listen to and read aloud - especially as children get the chance to do their impressions of the noisy machinery - this is a great collection for children who like things that move.
  • AYIFX 3 years +
    Roger Priddy
    3 years +
    • £6.39
    • RRP £7.99
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    A first reference book for children introducing the beautiful and complex world of the rainforest. The pages are packed with fascinating facts and accessible, easy-to-absorb information about eco-systems, different animals including wild cats, bats and birds, the tribes who inhabit rainforests, and the many and varied types of plants which can be found there. With amazing, close-up photography to look at. Ideal for fact-hungry kids!
  • AYIFW 3 years +
    Roger Priddy
    3 years +
    • £6.39
    • RRP £7.99
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    Children can dive into the oceans to discover shimmering shoals of fish, colourful corals, deadly reef predators and more in this new Smart Kids book! Packed with incredible facts this first reference book features amazing underwater photography. An ideal introduction to the bustling underwater world of the coral reef.
  • PMY2 Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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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!
  • MGLM 3 years +
    Judi Abbot
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.99
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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.
  • Spot the... Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781784935801
    SPTT 3 years +
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    The 10 books in this collection will provide hours upon hours of search-and-find fun. From spotting a snail in the garden to a shark in the ocean, the wonderfully detailed and busy scenes ensure children will be happy to return to the books again and again.

    Delightfully interactive, these books make early learning concepts such as counting and identifying colours fun and the different design approaches are sure to grab any child's attention.

    There are hidden objects to find in the books which will take your young reader from Dinosaur Island to a farm and even into deep outer space. The books featured in this collection are informative, entertaining and educational.

    Format: paperback
  • TOX2 3 years +
    Jean Adamson
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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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!
  • Peppa Pig: Little Library Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781409303183 - Ladybird
    PLI2 Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (5)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    • Just 50.00p per book
    Six chunky little books in one pretty slipcase - all starring the one and only Peppa Pig!

    One of the most popular characters around, these first readers are sure to help children develop a love of books and reading.