Children's Books

Children's Educational Books

  • Behaviour Matters Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164298 - Sue Graves & Trevor Dunton
    BEHV 3 years +
    Sue Graves & Trevor Dunton
    3 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £41.94
    • Save £34.95
    • Just £1.17 per book
    Covering familiar topics including sharing, being left out and bullying, these books will help children understand why they experience these feelings and behaviours.

    Each book has bright and appealing animal characters and and will encourage children to explore their changing feelings. They all also have activities to complete and ideas that will inspire discussion around the topics.

    These books support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Collection: Levels 1-3 - 33 Books - Collection - 9780192739858
    RWBZ 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £17.99
    • RRP £163.67
    • Save £145.68
    • Just 55.00p per book
    Featuring 33 books covering reading levels 1-3, this collection of Oxford Reading Tree books is perfect for building a foundation in reading for young readers aged 3 and up.

    Specially designed by the reading experts at Oxford University Press, each book has a carefully levelled and beautifully illustrated story that parent and child will have lots of fun with as they read together, practising and perfecting essential skills that they'll be learning at school - from phonics and first stories to common words and everyday language.

    This Biff, Chip and Kipper collection features 32 storybooks and a parents' handbook full of ideas to make reading fun.
    Format: paperback
  • Stories Jesus Told Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781784930653
    SJST 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £41.94
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This picture book collection contains six stories from The New Testament:
    The Good Samaritan, The Lost Sheep, The Great Feast, The Prodigal Son, The Sower and The Two Houses

    Suitable for children aged 4 and over, each story's meaning is explained in way in which young children will understand and the colourful artwork is tremendously appealing. There are even points highlighted that will generate further discussion as children learn all about the Bible.

    From loving your neighbour to the fact that God loves you, no matter what, this is the perfect set of books for introducing the New Testament.
  • Bible Stories: Audio Collection in a Tin - 8 CDs - Collection - 9789881341150
    BIBS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £29.99
    • Save £25.00
    • Just 62.00p per book
    Carefully selected from the Old Testament, this Bible stories audio collection provides a great introduction for children aged 3 and over.

    With exciting background music and original sound effects for each story, the collection includes lively retellings of the likes of David and Goliath, Jonah and the Whale, Noah's Ark and Adam and Eve.

    Presented in a zip-up embossed tin, it will make a great present!
  • Letts Monster Practice: Ages 3-5 Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780007957231
    MPRA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £31.92
    • Save £23.93
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Providing children aged 3 and over with an introduction to subjects and topics they'll be studying when they go to school, this eight-book collection contains a number of fun-filled activities.

    Especially written for preschool children, the friendly monsters will introduce the fun learning activities and help kids build up their numeracy and literacy skills. From phonics, writing and the alphabet to numbers and counting - and even an introduction to what to expect when they start school - these books will prove invaluable.

    Fully supporting the National Curriculum, these books provide Monster fun for children who want to learn in exciting ways. Each book even comes with a monster mask!
  • Big Cat Phonics Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780007966318
    BGCP 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £14.99
    • RRP £80.00
    • Save £65.01
    • Just 75.00p per book
    Covering Collins Big Cat Reading Levels 1 and 2, the books in this collection have been designed to help support children's reading development at home.

    Phonics is a proven system that helps children learn to read and write by teaching them letter sounds (known as phonemes) rather than letter names and here they're featured in funny stories. You should encourage children to read the stories and encourage them to sound out any words they struggle with. Among the stories are Hansel and Gretel, Panda's Band and Mole in the Hole.

    These books come with notes for parents that will help you offer support as your children learn to read at school.
    Format: paperback
  • Start Reading Collection - 52 Books - Collection - 9781526302809
    SRDG 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £29.99
    • RRP £259.48
    • Save £229.49
    • Just 58.00p per book
    This collection contains 52 books that will help children on their way to becoming confident readers. Each book has been Book Banded (the system used in primary schools) and is suitable for children aged between 4 and 7.

    The books will help children gain confidence and enjoy reading for pleasure. From castle mysteries to superhero exploits, the stories are illustrated and progress gradually as children become more fluent in reading.

    Compiled in consultation with a literacy expert, these books will help children at the earliest reading levels.
  • Seasons of the Year Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781912171576
    SOTY 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £35.96
    • Save £29.97
    • 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
  • Ladybird Read It Yourself Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9780241327852
    LBRY 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £21.99
    • RRP £149.70
    • Save £127.71
    • Just 73.00p per book
    From the much-admired experts at Ladybird books comes this collection that includes a mixture of classics like The Ugly Duckling and contemporary favourites including Kung-Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon.

    Covering Levels 1-4, the 30 stories have been written in conjunction with educational experts and include a variety of key, high-frequency words that are vital when it comes to learning to read. A limited number of story words are also introduced and practised.

    These books will help build the confidence of new readers and as they tackle each level, they'll become more fluent and start to read independently. Many of the books include comprehension puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers and more detailed book band information.

    Level 1: For children who are ready to take their first steps in reading
    Level 2: For beginner readers who can read short, simple sentences with help
    Level 3: For more confident readers who can read simple stories with some help.
    Level 4: Longer stories for more independent, fluent readers.
    Format: paperback
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780198411093 - Julia Donaldson
    SONB 4 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    4 years +
    • £16.99
    • RRP £128.82
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    • Just 47.00p per book
    Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are especially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read.

    From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones.

    Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in primary school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
  • Letts Wild About: Ages 3-5 Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007953486
    LTWA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £19.95
    • Save £13.96
    • Just £1.20 per book
    Covering the topics of numbers, counting, writing, the alphabet and phonics, these activity-filled workbooks from Letts all feature amazing animals and will help children aged between 3 and 5 get to grips with English and Maths.

    Supporting the Early Years Curriculum, the books have accessible activities which allow children to practise key numeracy and literacy skills, while also exploring the world of animals through weird and wonderful facts.
  • WWRY 4 years +
    Molly Potter
    4 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    This is a book for small children who have big worries. It has step-by-step solutions for problems including falling out with a friend and getting in trouble at school.

    It will help young children understand and deal with worries and give tips on controlling them. It has ideas for things to do when feeling overwhelmed by thoughts and feelings and even has step-by-step tips to get through various scenarios.

    With fun and lively illustrations, this gentle book is ideal for those who are looking to gain confidence and will also help them develop emotional literacy. It will act as a key tool for parents and practitioners who want to help children open up about their problems.
  • Whose Little Baby Are You? Collection - Collection - 9781911341994
    WSLB 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £29.94
    • Save £21.95
    • Just £1.33 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
  • ABRVO 4 years +
    Nancy Dickmann
    4 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
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    For many young children their strongest impressions of religion and culture are formed by participating in or observing holidays and festivals.

    This title explains what happens during the Chinese New Year and who celebrates it.
  • Practise Your Phonics with Traditional Tales - 21 Books - Collection - 9780198332558
    XPPTT 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £15.99
    • RRP £125.79
    • Save £109.80
    • Just 76.00p per book
    Please note: This collection is shrink-wrapped and does not come in a box.

    Part of the Oxford Reading Tree Scheme, this big collection contains 20 fantastic stories that children will be able to enjoy reading by themselves.

    Starting with the text-free The Ugly Duckling and the Elves and Shoemaker and then moving onto Chicken Licken and Right for Me - two picture books that contain minimal text so children can tell the story in their own words - the collection gradually progresses through the reading levels with the help of some traditional stories and fairy tales.

    The familiar fairy tales make the books instantly appealing and young readers will absolutely love reading about Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Mulan and Beauty and the Beast independently. Certain to help inspire a love of reading, all the books in this collection feature stunning illustrations and familiar language that will capture a child's imagination.

    Please note that this 21-book collection contains 20 stories and a handbook for parents.

    Slipcase not included.
  • AJJNY Toddlers
    Julia Donaldson
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    Even the smallest toddler will enjoy the wonderfully silly animal antics in Animal Music, so join in and sing and dance along - you've never been to a gig like it!

    There's harmony in the air when the animals get together to make music and put on a concert with a difference! Koala's playing his flute, Badger's bashing away on the drums and Squirrel's strumming on the guitar.

    Trademark Julia Donaldson rhymes and rhythms accompanied by Nick Sharratt's mischievous and funny illustrations make this bright and playful book a sure winner. Perfect for reading out loud!
  • ARHSA 4 years +
    Nancy Dickmann
    4 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
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    From Judah Maccabee to lighting the menorah to eating potato latkes, this book introduces readers to the stories and traditions of Hanukkah and explains what it means to celebrate this festival of lights.
  • Ladybird: Key Words Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780723296782
    LKWC 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £29.99
    • RRP £107.64
    • Save £77.65
    • Just 83.00p per book
    With three books each spread across one of 12 different reading levels, Key Words with Peter and Jane uses some of the most frequent words in the English language as a starting point for learning to read successfully and confidently.

    Series A introduces new words, Series B provides further practice of these words and then Series C links reading with writing and phonics. All the words introduced in Series A and B are then reinforced in Series C.

    Scientifically researched and world renowned, the books follow Peter and Jane as they explore and have adventures. The traditional Ladybird style of artwork makes these great for parents to read along with children, too.
  • Ladybird Read It Yourself: Peppa Pig Story Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241292808
    PPRI 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £41.91
    • Just 80.00p per book
    Written especially for those aged 4 and above, this is a collection of carefully levelled readers starring Peppa Pig and all her friends.

    Throughout the exciting stories, Peppa looks at the little creatures in Grandpa Pig's garden; has some fun sorting and recycling rubbish; and enjoys a day out at the fair.

    Each book has been carefully checked by educational consultants and can be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. Further content includes comprehension puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers, and book band information for use in schools.

    Format: Paperback
  • UCP2 3 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £5.00
    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.
  • MBT2 Toddlers
    Roger Priddy
    • £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+.
  • AAMMQ 3 years +
    Nick Butterworth
    3 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
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    The lost Sheep, The Precious Pearl, The Two Sons, The House on the Rock, The Ten Silver Coins, The Little Gate, The Good Stranger, The Rich Farmer. With delightful illustrations and easy to read text, this is an ideal introduction to simple, short and often funny stories, sharing truth, love and wisdom with young children.
  • MYFL 3 years +
    Sarah Jennings
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    With its tabbed pages and friendly characters, this book can help children understand all about their emotions - and help them realise it's OK to have them.

    From being happy to feeling sad and grumpy, it offers ideas for what a child can do to deal with each emotion. A wonderful first introduction to emotions, it will help children cope with their various feelings and help keep them from being overwhelmed.
  • ABRVQ 4 years +
    Nancy Dickmann
    4 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £0.10
    For many young children their strongest impressions of religion and culture are formed by participating in or observing holidays and festivals.

    This title explains what happens during Ramadan and Id-al-Fitr and why, when and where they take place. It also reveals who celebrates and takes part in the occasions.