Understanding the World

  • Look & Wonder Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781526309273
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    These fresh, bold and bright non-fiction books provide a narrative take on important elements of nature.

    From the different seasons to the life cycles of butterflies, flowers and water, they will delight children who prefer facts to fiction and want to know more about the world around them.

    With topics ranging from sunshine to showers to spring blossoms and summer sunshine, they're ideal for helping children develop their reading skills and a love of nature at the same time.

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  • Farmyard Friends Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781788810814
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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.
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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.
  • Bug Hotel - Hardback - 9781848576575 - Clover Robin
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    Children interested in nature and all kinds of creepy-crawlies will love learning the facts on display in this fun lift-the-flap book.

    It explains how a bug hotel is a home-made habitat where insects of all shapes and sizes can come to stay. It even encourages children to build one in their own back garden using common and natural materials including straw, wood and stone.

    Among the critters it features are bees, snails and ladybirds and it also offers simple explanations of their traits and behaviour.
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    The Bird House is a shaped lift-the-flap book that will help children learn more about our feathered friends.

    This book opens with an explanation about how bird houses can come in all shapes and sizes and how they are usually wooden. They provide safe shelter for birds who need extra protection of don't have a nest. It also reveals how humans can help birds survive.

    From the floating structures of duck houses to dovecotes and bird feeders and baths, this is a must for any young nature lover. It even gives simple explanations for the concepts of migration and tips on how to make gardens more suitable, welcoming and bird-friendly.
  • These are Animals - Hardback - 9781408889909 - Daniel Egneus
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    Daniel Egneus' These Are Animals introduces children to the world's most incredible creatures and encourages them to climb, hiss, nibble, jump and growl with them!

    From the animals that live on land to those that reside under the ocean, this is perfect for children who are fascinated by animals of all shapes and sizes.

    Complete with gorgeous, stylised artwork, this picture book also covers the amazing animals that live in misty meadows and fabulous forests.
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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
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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.

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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
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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
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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.
  • Say Hi to Hedgehogs! - Hardback - 9781406374605 - Jane McGuinness
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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.
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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.
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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 Collections - 6 Books - Collection - 9780192768445 - Amber Stewart
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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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    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
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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.
  • What's That? Ladybird First Words and Pictures Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780241287880
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    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.
  • Axel Scheffler's Bag of Nursery Rhymes Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781529000399 - Alex Scheffler
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    Each little board book in this purple bag contains six favourite rhymes for young readers to join in with. The beautiful illustrations by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler add a fresh new look to these traditional rhymes.

    With fun, lyrical text and striking artwork, these board books will quickly become firm favourites with children who have a passion for reading.
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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 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!
  • Bobbly Bible Tales 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