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  • Look & Wonder Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781526309273
    LKWN 5 years +
    5 years +
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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.

    Format: paperback
  • BRDH 3 years +
    3 years +
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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.
  • 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.
  • AAFM 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This beautiful book celebrates the diverse nature of families. It asks children what they think families look like and to name the members of your family. It then goes on to reveal how each family is different.

    It talks about lone-parent, adoptive, foster, divorced, remarried, mixed-race families and so many more types to show children how families come in all sorts of shapes and sizes.
  • MNAW 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Book People favourite Britta Teckentrup's beautiful picture book marvels at the moon and 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.

    It also has peek-through pages that show the changing shape of the moon during the lunar cycle.
  • The Usborne Children's Picture Atlas - Hardback - 9780746047132 - Ruth Brocklehurst
    UCP2 3 years +
    3 years +
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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.
  • 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
  • BUO2 Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    By pushing, pulling and turning mechanisms, this first novelty board book will show young children the kind of things they can expect to see in a town just like theirs.

    Throughout Busy Town, there is so much going on. Children can ride on the bus, feed the ducks in the park and go to the shops before heading back home to bed.

    Bright and colourful, this book has gentle rhyming text and some simply beautiful illustrations.
  • Debi Gliori's Alfie Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781526605368 - Debi Gliori
    DGLI Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    This delightful series from bestselling author Debi Gliori is about Alfie the rabbit and his experiences in the garden, bath and woods!

    With beautiful watercolour illustrations and a lovable main character, these endearing stories are able to capture the irrepressible imagination of children and are perfect reads for toddlers.

    In the first story, Alfie is out in the garden and starts to imagine that he's in the jungle as a lion, an elephant and a little bird. In the second story, Alfie goes from splashing around in the bath to imagining an amazing deep-sea adventure. And in the third story, Alfie imagines himself as all sorts of woodland creatures whilst on a walk through the woods!

    Format: paperback
  • AOR2 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Everyone's getting set to go away for their holidays. That means it's going to be another busy day at Playtown Airport!

    This bright and bold book is packed with flaps to lift and detailed artwork that shows what happens at an airport. From arrivals to checking in for a flight and boarding the plane, it shows how an airport works.

    There are even gatefold pages that open up to reveal cross-sections of a jumbo jet, including the cockpit, engines and first-class lounge.
  • AKN2 4 years +
    4 years +
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    Take a peek inside a child's toy box with this Pink book-banded book. IT introduces engaging, accessible and contemporary vocabulary to help build a child's reading fluency and confidence.
  • BIH2 4 years +
    4 years +
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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!
  • AOYAA 3 years +
    3 years +
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    An interactive board book with over 60 flaps, exploring all kinds of questions that young children ask about the world around them.

    Lift the flaps to discover the answers to lots of 'what?', 'why?', 'how?', 'when?' and 'who?' questions. Provides friendly, simple answers to challenging questions, with entertaining and informative illustrations.
  • AVGCU Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    In this wonderful collection of poems, by best-loved and Kate Greenaway Medal-winner, Shirley Hughes, Katie and her little brother Olly go out and about, romping through the changing seasons. They take pleasure in the different elements and weather conditions - sunshine, wind, rain, mist and even snow. From the joys of the seaside to the miseries of the sickbed, this exuberant volume captures to perfection the world of childhood.
  • BDMQB Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    A brand-new picture book story with six envelopes containing clues to pull out to help Peppa and George solve the mystery of where Granny and Grandpa Pig have gone on their summer holiday!
  • AFGFQ 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This is a beautiful board book, with over 60 flaps. It provides friendly, charming answers to challenging questions that young children love to ask. Bold, question word headings (Who? Why? Where? etc.) bring together an eclectic mix of subject areas, making it the perfect book to dip into. The illustrations are both entertaining and informative, and the text is written simply and clearly, with an added touch of humour.
  • AQWKM Babies
    Babies
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    The ideal first book to introduce life on the farm to toddlers, My First Farm is packed with colourful images and clear word-labels to encourage early learning. Help your toddler learn all about life on the farm, from farm animals to farm colours in My First Farm. With colourful, bright pictures of farm animals and plants alongside clear word-labels your little one will discover horses, cows, crops and even an orchard. My First Farm keeps early learning simple and fun for your little one. Perfect for encouraging children to build vocabulary and language skills, My First Farm helps toddlers grasp early concepts. Your little one will love discovering life on the farm while holding the chunky pages of this tactile board book. Read it together and help them turn the pages and learn all about farm animals.
  • AMWZV 5 years +
    5 years +
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    A sunny garden hums, buzzes, creeps and crawls with life. Lift the flaps and peep through the delicate laser-cut holes to discover a whole host of butterflies, birds and bees, caterpillars, squirrels, frogs and other garden wildlife. A delightful information book for the very young.
  • ALHMH 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A very simple non-fiction, lift-the-flap book for small children, packed with holes to peep through, flaps to peep beneath and snippets of factual information about what happens when night falls.
  • AJBBS 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Peep into nests and inside burrows to see baby animals and where they live in this flap book for young children. A brilliant introduction to an amazing variety of animal homes, including nests, warrens, hives, dens and dams.
  • ANLQQ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Trace the Trail: Around the World is the world tour you can, literally, follow with your finger! Trace the book's raised trails from the desert to craggy mountains to the wonderful underwater world of the ocean. This interactive book for toddlers lets them explore the world by tracing a tactile pathway. Each spread will feature an animal that is leaping mountains, swimming oceans or zigzagging through the desert. Craig Shuttlewood's bold illustrations make these landscapes dynamic and colourful.
  • ADOIX Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Young children just love things that go, and here is a book they will spend hours pushing along the floor as well as reading! Follow the red bus around the streets of London visiting the sights, with an extra detail to spot on every page. Then close the book and push it along on its four moving wheels and go on your own journey! The perfect way for young visitors to London to remember their trip.
  • ALHIN Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    A look-and-talk book for very young children, with simple, bright illustrations and lots to see and spot on every page.
  • AUCGL 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Published in association with the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, this book answers all kinds of questions about time - from 'when did time begin?' to 'how does a sundial work?'

    There are over 60 flaps to discover what, where, when, how and even to learn about the time on a clock, the months of the year and the various time zones around the world.