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  • YASM 5 years +

    Yasmin Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    Saadia Faruqi

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    This delightful four-book collection is about a spirited student named Yasmin Ahmad and her adventures as a fashionista, painter, builder and explorer!

    Yasmin is a strong character with a knack for solving problems in unique ways and she is known in her family as having big imagination. In each book, Yasmin inspires readers by using her creative thinking and curiosity to solve life's little problems.

    With bold illustrations and important messages, Saadia Faruqi's books subtly weave Muslim traditions into fun, relatable stories and would be great reads for children growing in confidence or moving from Key Stage 1 to 2.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.99
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  • DDVE

    Dadventures (Hardback)

    Alex Gregory

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    Alex Gregory, a two-time Olympic gold medallist rower and dedicated dad, shares some of his favourite things to do with the kids in this inspiring book.

    From after-school adventures to marvellous memories, his ideas will help you enjoy some quality family time. From working on homework up a tree to building an ancient bridge, this is a practical and easy guide for all ages.

    There are different ideas for different time slots, so you'll always have something to do - whether you only have half an hour to spare or are itching for an overnight experience.

    Get ready for the Dadventure of a lifetime!
    • £2.99
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  • PFCO 3 years +

    Play Felt: Construction Site (Hardback)

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    Children who love diggers and dumpers will enjoy completing the tactile scenes with the felt pieces included in this fun and interactive book.

    The soft felt pieces - including a brilliant red bulldozer, a grey dumper truck and an orange steamroller as well as an engineer and workman - cling securely to each page and can be used time and time again.

    This book is a cool and interactive treat for creative children that will help them develop their dexterity.
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  • FWTG 3 years +

    My First Writing Book Things That Go! (Other)

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    This first writing book is full of things that go and gives children the chance to learn a number of first words.

    It comes with a pen and has wipe-clean pages. The stunning illustrations complement the text perfectly.

    Children can write down the words of what they see and then wipe them out and start again, developing their pen control and observational skills in the process.
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    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • URBR

    Urban Rambles (Paperback)

    Nicholas Rudd-Jones

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    From Brighton to Bath and Lincoln to London, this illustrated city walking guide will inspire you to get outside and start exploring our urban landscapes on foot.

    With 20 walks to choose from across England (which all include a link to a GPS-enabled map full of photos, facts, illustrations and recommendations), this book looks at the cities' finest green spaces and pedestrian routes. It's a great way of keeping fit and seeing things you might normally miss.

    Whether you want to see cathedrals, trading ports or beaches, there's a walk to suit you. There is also a focus on industrial cities and an overview of a 25-mile circular route through London that takes you through the Olympic Park and past stunning rivers, parks and palaces.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    ST2580

    Match or Mix Up? Weird Creatures Flashcards (Other)

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    Whether your child wants to make amazing animals or create their own crazy critters, this interactive game will provide hours of fun.

    With three sections on each of the 27 cards, there are so many combinations to put together.

    Dimensions: 250 x 175mm

    Ages 2 plus
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  • EAHL 7 years +

    Etch Art: Hand Lettering (Hardback)

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    As they draw on the etch-art panels using the stylus provided, budding artists will uncover bright painted pictures underneath - meaning their pictures and patterns will soon be bursting with colour!

    With its awesome hand lettering theme, this art kit includes eight patterned etc-art panels and eight plain ones for children to create their own designs on. It also includes an instruction booklet and many other vibrant scenes.
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  • WATR

    Birds: The Watercolour Art Pad (Other)

    Emma Faull

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    Create beautiful avian artworks and enjoy the relaxing practice of watercolour painting with this incredible book.

    Featuring the European goldfinch, a hummingbird and a wren, this book is full of beautiful birds for aspiring artists to paint in watercolour.

    Emma Faul's stunning artworks have been reproduced as outlines on high-quality watercolour paper and this book also contains advice on getting started and mastering a wide range of techniques.

    To get started, simply choose an outline on watercolour paper and pull it out of the book, then follow the artist's step-by-step advice for creating beautiful watercolours and use the gallery of finished artworks as a guide.

    The professional paper will also work beautifully with other media, such as acrylic paint, artists' pencils and art brush or marker pens.
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  • AECI

    Artful Etching: Cities (Paperback)

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    Scratch the pages using the special etching stylus and unveil beautiful illustrations of the world's favourite cities' iconic skylines.

    This book includes how-to techniques and guided tutorials and is so easy and fun for all ages to complete. The hidden artworks are presented in full colour and it's up to you whether you choose to reveal more or fewer details in blocks or fine lines!

    Each board is presented to the reader with a guideline to work from and some details in place, such as the building outlines. Instructions in the book show several ways to get started on each drawing.
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  • ED2107 3 years +

    Fairy Tale Bingo (Other)

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    Children as young as 3 can take their first steps into the world of Bingo when they play these three fun-filled fairy tale takes on the classic game.

    Including a spinner, four game boards and 36 cards, this box contains instructions for fairy tale bingo, memory bingo and memory pairs.

    Playing these games will help teach children different colours, encourage them to play with others and develop fine motor and memory skills.

    Box size 215 x 270mm
    Ages 3 plus
    2-4 players
    • £3.99
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  • TCMW

    Trianimals: Colour Me Wild (Paperback)

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    Explore the geometric animal kingdom with this cool colouring book full of 60 incredible designs.

    A colour-by-numbers book, among the illustrations are creatures ranging from an old tortoise to a brave lion. All you have to do is colour in the numbers and watch them come to life. Will you colour them in their natural shade or try something new and exciting?

    The book also includes eight perforated pages with animal faces that can be coloured and then detached to make impressive masks!
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  • PFFA 3 years +

    Play Felt: Farm Animals (Hardback)

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    Animal-obsessed children will love completing the exciting scenes with the felt cows, pigs and horses included in this fun and interactive book.

    The soft felt pieces - including a smiling sheep, big red tractor and cock-a-doodle-doing cockerel - cling securely to each page and can be used time and time again.

    This cool treat for creative children will also help develop dexterity and hand-eye coordination skills.
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  • FWAN 3 years +

    My First Writing Book Animals (Other)

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    This first writing book is full of awesome animals and gives children the chance to learn a number of first words.

    It comes with a pen and has wipe-clean pages for children to practise on. The stunning illustrations complement the text perfectly, too.

    Children can write down the words of what they see and then wipe them out and start again, developing their pen control and observational skills in the process.
    •   Buy 4 selected First Writing Books for only £8! Offer details
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    • £2.99
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    TSDR

    The Stranger Diaries (Hardback)

    Elly Griffiths

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    A Radio 2 Book Club Winter Pick, The Stranger Diaries is a captivating and contemporary Gothic thriller that combines the unsettling tone of Susan Hill with the darkness of Gone Girl.

    Clare Cassidy is a literature teacher specialising in the Gothic writer R.M. Holland. Her work and life tragically collide when one of her colleagues is found dead with a line from an R.M. Holland story by her body.

    The investigating police detective is convinced the writer's works hold the key to the case. Clare has no idea who she can trust and fears the killer is someone she knows. As a way of coping, she writes her fears and suspicions in her journal. But then she notices someone else has been writing in her diary...
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  • SYCM

    Sticker Yourself Calm (Other)

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    Stickering is a creative activity that will help you relax and find a more positive frame of mind.

    A fun alternative to colouring, this book is full of sticker-by-number artworks that can be torn out and framed after you finish them. It's the perfect activity for when you want to take time out.

    Each artwork is complemented by inspirational text. You can either add the stickers according to the code at the back of the book or go wild and make your very own display!
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  • MFTR Toddlers

    My First Truck Wheelie Board Book (Other)

    Marion Billet

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    My First Truck is full of bright and bold illustrations for truck-mad toddlers to pore over.

    As well as an exciting and fun story about a truck going to help make a children's playground in the park, this tipper truck-shaped book has wheels so it can be pushed along.
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    OUTB 9 years +

    Out of the Box (Hardback)

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    Ideal for creative children, this book is bursting with 25 step-by-step cardboard box projects to complete - including masks and castles.

    Designed to broaden a child's imagination and develop their craft skills through interactive play and creativity, every project has step-by-step instructions and children will be astounded at what the humble cardboard box can be transformed into.

    Perfect for children aged between 7 and 12, this book provides a new, fun approach to recycling.
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  • JGBB 7 years +

    Roald Dahl's James's Giant Bug Book (Paperback)

    Roald Dahl

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    Are you ready for an incredible insect adventure?

    Build a bug hotel and make an awesome ant farm with this amazing activity book inspired by Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach.

    It's full of wacky and wondrous facts about creepy-crawlies and is packed with marvellously muddy projects that will delight nature-loving children and broaden their minds.
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  • FTTS Toddlers

    Felties: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Other)

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    With its combination of patterned cut-out felt and board book pages, this book contains favourite nursery rhymes including Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Round and Round the Garden and Row, Row, Row Your Boat.

    Offering a tactile reading experience, this little book has gorgeous artwork to pore over with plenty of things to spot (including an elusive bunny) and children will love the texture of the felt and the shapes inside it.

    It's a lovely book for parents to share with their very young children.
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  • ST2673

    12-Sheet Floral Gift Wrap and Tag Book (Other)

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    This beautiful collection of wrapping paper will ensure that your gifts look stylish.

    With 12 sheets of wrapping paper in six different designs, the gift wrap also comes with 12 matching gift tags - all presented in a variety of shapes and sizes.

    Sheet size: 460 x 840mm, Packaging size: 240 x 235mm
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  • SEWP

    Sew Perfect Pets (Paperback)

    Helen Rhiannon

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    This craft book is full of whimsical animal-themed sewing projects ranging from an owl doorstop to a doggy oven mit.

    Designer Helen Rhiannon offers step-by-step instructions for 18 projects that will add character and colour to any household and also serve useful functions. Key techniques and basic materials are detailed at the start of the book and the projects can be completed by sewers of all abilities.

    Other projects include a snake draught excluder, a sheep hot water bottle cover and a fantastic fox pillow. Templates for all the animals are provided on a fold-out sheet at the back of the book.
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  • AVRY

    Sue Stratford's Knitted Aviary (Paperback)

    Sue Stratford

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    Knitting expert Sue Stratford provides you with patterns for 21 feathered friends - from a seagull to a puffin and parakeet to a flamingo!

    This book features beautifully clear colourwork charts to make the patterns easy to follow and all the projects can be completed quickly and easily.

    As well as the birds themselves there are instructions for making a hanging nest, a felt nest box, branches, flowers and leaves so you can display them in style!

    Why should you buy this book? The knitting projects of beautiful birds are fun to knit and make great gifts.
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  • MZQH 7 years +

    Maze Quest History (Paperback)

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    Make your way from the time of the dinosaurs all the way through to the cities of the future in this marvellous maze book.

    Each of the 48 interactive mazes is presented on landscape-style pages and accompanied by facts about events from its era and sure to inspire a child's imagination.

    From famous battles to key inventions and incredible civilisations, there is so much to learn as children make their way through the interactive mazes.
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  • LGBU

    The Little Guide to Bugs (Hardback)

    Tom Frost

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    Alison Davies' handy pocket guide will help you learn everything you need to know about 40 creepy-crawlies including bees, worms and moths.

    Beautifully illustrated by Tom Frost, this modern reference guide includes information about each bug's habitat, size and also includes facts and fables.

    Sure to inspire you to get outside and exploring, this book contains an interactive spotter's guide so you can check off whenever you see a new insect.
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