Understanding the World

Things that go

  • BABW Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Moira Butterfield's Bigger and Bigger Wheels follows Billy as he rides his bicycle and learns that sometimes being small beats all.

    This is a lively tale that finds Billy coming across increasingly bigger vehicles as he enjoys his bike journey. It's fun and charming and the cleverly layered pages also increase in size as your children work their way through the story.
  • What's That? Ladybird First Words and Pictures Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780241287880
    PG0233
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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.
  • MBT2
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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+.
  • MZB2
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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+.
  • EMN2
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    This bright and bold board book focuses on the emergency services and the good work they do in Playtown!

    Always busy and working hard to keep the people safe, the detailed artwork has plenty of things for children to spot as they learn about emergency services including firefighters, police and rescue crews and where they work, what they do and the vehicles and equipment they use.

    There are also flaps to lift to reveal more information and two gatefold pages to show what goes on inside Playtown's busy hospital.
  • APVDL
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    From red buses to rickshaws - this interactive book takes the reader all around the world looking at the different ways people get about.
  • MLWZ
    (1)
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    The animals are having a race in a variety of cool cars and amazing vehicles but who will win?

    Will it be Elephant in their big red bus, Panda in their orange car, Lion in a pink motor - or could a surprise be in store? With finger holes where the wheels should be and a different colour on each double-page spread, this is a fun book full of colourful scenes and cool characters.

    A great introduction to colours for young children, this book will also help them enhance their hand-eye coordination.
  • AAPBN
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    With this irresistible board book with sound panel, little hands will love pressing the buttons to hear the bus 'beep, beep!', the plane 'zoom!', the boat 'hoot, hoot!', the train 'choo, choo!' and the fire engine 'nee-naw!' The simple picture tabs on each page allow children to find their favourite vehicles quickly and easily.
  • ACMNO
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    That's Not My Car is part of Usborne's popular series of touchy-feely books that feature bright pictures and patches of different textures that will help babies and toddlers develop sensory and language awareness. Little ones will love turning the pages and be enthralled when they get to touch the feely patches. The book is suitable for ages 1 and over.

  • ADWFI
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    Captain Blackjack and his crew set sail for buried treasure but there are lots of dangers they must avoid along the way. This exciting pirate adventure comes with a wind-up pirate ship, and the interactive story book has three tracks for it to sail around on! Hours of fun for ages 3 and over.
  • ALGXQ
    (1)
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    A toy and a book in one, this large, chunky board book comes with a wind-up toy steam train. Wind the train up and set in on the embedded track in each page to see it chugging along through the countryside. Each of the four tracks is removable, and together they combine to make one giant train track.
  • AMOAR Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    The firefighters are off to save the day! Help them slide down the pole at the fire station, switch on the fire engine's flashing lights, raise the ladder to the building and put the fire out. Children will love playing with the easy-to-handle mechanisms in this bright and colourful board book with gentle rhyming text and wonderful illustrations by Rebecca Finn, which is part of the BUSY BOOK series.
  • AMQYB
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    Have fun colouring cars, trucks, boats and other things that go with this exciting book. Also includes hundreds of amazing stickers! Bloomsbury Activity Books provide hours of colouring, stickering and activity fun for boys and girls alike. Every book includes enchanting, bright and beautiful illustrations which children and parents will find very hard to resist. Perfect for providing entertainment at home or on the move!
  • AOVQL
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    Beep beep! Teach your baby their first words about things that go, with this bright, interactive board book. Little fingers will love exploring this playful book, packed with glossy, textured pictures and first words such as train, bicycle, boat and more. Bloomsbury's Baby Look and Feel board books feature glossy, textured panels which babies will love to touch. Stunning artwork and simple text on every page make learning first words fun! Available in a range of young children's favourite topics, from animals to things that go.
  • APOUK
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    This title offers lots of vehicles for small children to spot and talk about. It helps with the essential acquisition of language skills.
  • APOWY
    (1)
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    A London Bus, with a wind-up model of a red, double-decker London bus and four tracks take you on a tour of the famous city. Find out about London's most famous landmarks and attractions as your bus stops on its way. The four tracks can also be taken out of the book and joined together to make one huge track for the bus to travel around.
  • AFHCY
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    In this title, the reverse of the jacket has been printed to be used as a wall poster. In this delightful series of books, under GMC's exciting new imprint, Button Books, Alain Gree's stunning vintage illustrations leap out from every page. With three titles, "Alphabet", "Transport" and "Nature", aimed at 2-4 years, children will love to be taught their first words with the aid of such absorbing and vibrant illustrations. Despite their simplicity there is a richness of content that children will be fascinated by, and this wealth of information will be a joy for adults to share and discuss, making the potential for learning endless. As an educational tool and a pleasure to own, this fabulous series of books is a wonderful investment for families.
  • AINUD
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    This soft-to-touch board book encourages toddlers to talk and to learn new words, using the thrilling subject of moving vehicles. Young children are fascinated by things that go, and this book is full of bright, bold action photographs of all kinds of transport - from a tiny tricycle to a huge freight train, and from a sedate sailboat to a supersonic jet aircraft. It comes with images of real-life vehicles that readers may only have seen on TV or as toy versions, such as a tractor and a vintage plane, to the more familiar motorcycle and car. The book's strong, dramatic pictures, and informative and entertaining point-and-say format encourage word skills and recognition. It is specially designed for youngsters and adults to enjoy together, with a wipe-clean cover and sturdy board pages. Visually interesting, enjoyable to use and built to last, this book is an excellent introduction to the diverse variety of vehicles. Experts agree that preschool children respond more immediately to photographs than to illustrations. This padded boardbook is visually exciting, and is designed for youngsters to enjoy and to learn from. They can view vehicles with two wheels, three wheels or four, a busy digger and a speedboat cutting through the water. There are also human-powered vehicles, such as a scooter and a kayak. Meanwhile, the parent, guardian or teacher can point to and repeat the simple captions. Navigate the world of transportation with this engaging book.
  • AJQXP
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    Babies and toddlers are fascinated by pictures of trucks, lorries, diggers and tractors, and they will delight in looking at all sorts of big, bright toy vehicles in this special padded boardbook - either with grown-ups or by themselves. It features strong, simple pictures and stimulating word play. There are clear pictures and straightforward text on an everyday subject that children will recognize. Visually exciting, fun to use and built to last, this is an ideal introduction to the world of books. Exciting, informative and entertaining, this lively book will bring a smile to any little one's face. The say-and-point style encourages word skills and recognition in youngsters. It features lots of young children just like them, having fun with toy diggers, dumpers, lorries, cranes, cement mixers and all kinds of other vehicles. The Say and Point Picture Boards series is designed to capture a child's attention with images and shapes that he or she will immediately respond to. Meanwhile, the parent, guardian or teacher can point to and repeat the words and simple phrases. With engaging photographs and accessible text throughout, this book is a great first step towards reading.
  • AJVUV
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    Welcome to My Pop-Up World! It's full of fun things to discover and explore, and there's a stunning pop-up on every page! In this book, blast into space, fly above the clouds and sail the seas as you discover Things That Go.
  • ALQVZ
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    British designer, Paul Smith, has created a stunning new look for his favourite classic children's book, Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things that Go. This edition features a hardback copy of the book in a wonderful interactive slipcase. This beautiful edition of the book features new Paul Smith covers and packaging. Slide the book out of the slipcase to turn the traffic lights from red to amber to green and see the paintwork on the cars change. The book is a classic of children's story books, loved for 40 years. This edition will surely be a collector's item for many more years.
  • AMPMT
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    All aboard! Sail away with 8 noisy boats, as they toot, chug, clang and splash their way across the water! The sturdy pages feature a fireboat, tugboat, cruise ship, paddleboat, speedboat, sailboat, submarine and gondola and encourage young readers to chime in with all the noises each makes?ssshhhh cling-clang FLAP FLAP FLAP goes the sailboat! Here's a joyful addition to this delightful series.
  • AOYBX
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    This non-fiction ode to trucks features six kinds of workers and their trucks--a utility truck, a firetruck, a snow plow, an ambulance, a crane and a broadcasting truck--with four different parts of each truck properly labelled. The answer to each inquiring refrain is revealed under a gatefold, engnaging the reader in an informative guessing game. With lyrical (and factual!) text by New York Times bestselling author Toni Buzzeo and the expertly stylised art of Jim Datz, this sturdily constructed board book is perfect for curious and playful young readers.
  • APOUM
    (7)
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    This large board book contains one thousand pictures of vehicles, with their names. Children need to add lots of words to their spoken vocabularly and this fantastic look-and-talk book will provide them with plenty of opportunities to do so. Each double-page spread shows a wonderful array of trucks, tractors, diggers, cranes, cars, trains, ships, planes and more.