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Featuring furry friends having all sorts of fun adventures, we have a huge variety of animal books available. Whether your child loves woodland creatures or exotic wildlife, you'll find a book or collection below, with great prices guaranteed.

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Animal Story Books

  • Peppa Pig: Peppa Loves Yoga

    Peppa Pig

    Product Code: BYVWO
    Other
    It is a very busy day at Peppa and George's playgroup, but they have a very special visitor coming in the afternoon. Miss Rabbit is going to teach the children how to calm down and relax with yoga. The children love learning all the different positions . . . and the parents love picking up their calm children!
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  • The Return of the Killer Cat

    Anne Fine

    Product Code: BUVMU
    Paperback
    'Okay, okay. So slap my teensy little paws. I messed up - big time.' Tuffy can't wait for Ellie and the family to go away on holiday. He and the gang plan to ignore the grumpy new cat-sitter, and run wild all night. But could that furry bundle, suddenly flying through the air, put a stop to all the fun?
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  • Hey Duggee: Goodnight Duggee

    Hey Duggee

    Product Code: BZOPX
    Other
    It's time for bed at the Squirrel Club but the squirrels are struggling to sleep! Join your favourite squirrels as they try sleeping upside down, standing up and holding hands . . . Will they ever fall asleep and earn their Sleeping Badges? Featuring all of your favourite characters from the triple BAFTA-winning CBeebies show, this board book story is perfect for reading at bedtime and naptime with little Hey Duggee fans.
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  • Truth or Mare

    Catherine Hapka

    Product Code: BZIOA
    Paperback
    An original novel based on the award-winning (2 Emmys) Netflix show! The riders of Bright Fields Stables are playing a game of Truth or Dare - or rather, Truth or Mare, since the horses are involved, too! All of the riders' fun dares end up on Becky's vlog, which she hopes will make it big. Meanwhile, there's a ghost dog that might be running around Pin's castle - anda treasure to be found. Lots is happening ... but above all, Zoe is beginning to question, is the island where she's supposed to be?
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  • Foxes (L2)

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: BYLMJ
    Paperback
    Mysterious, cunning, smart, and sleek, foxes are one of kids' favourite animals. Learn all about this fantastic forest canine! Packed with beautiful and engaging photos, this new leveled reader dives into the amazing world of foxes. Kids will learn all about fascinating foxes, including where they live, how they hunt, and what their families are like. National Geographic Readers' expert-vetted text, along with brilliant images and a fun approach to reading, have proved to be a winning formula with kids, parents, and educators. Level 2 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging information for kids ready to read on their own, perfect to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow!
  • Winnie-the-Pooh Pocket Library

    Egmont Publishing UK

    Product Code: BLXWO
    Other 3 years +
    Winnie-the-Pooh can travel with you with this mini pocket library containing six sweet books! Each book introduces one of A. A. Milne's beloved characters from the Hundred Acre Wood including Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Rabbit and Christopher Robin. Beautifully illustrated in a new, young, nursery style, inspired by the original illustrations by E.H Shepard. Perfect for little hands. Suitable for children aged 2 and up. The nation's favourite teddy bear has been delighting generations of children for 90 years. Milne's classic children's stories - featuring Piglet, Eeyore, Christopher Robin and, of course, Pooh himself - are both heart-warming and funny, teaching lessons of friendship and reflecting the power of a child's imagination like no other story before or since. Pooh ranks alongside other beloved character such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage. Whether you're 5 or 55, Pooh is the bear for all ages.
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  • Conker

    Michael Morpurgo

    Product Code: ASOMO
    Paperback 5 years +
    A beautifully crafted chapter book, perfect for children learning to read. From master story-teller Michael Morpurgo. When Stevie Rooster is mean about Nick's old dog dying, Nick throws Stevie's best conker into the pond. But Grandma says there's a better way to get back at Stevie - become Conker King of Jubilee Park. Nick must use some conkers from the tree in the old scrapyard. And in that scrapyard is a skinny, starving dog who looks just like Nick's old pet. Can Nick rescue the animal and become conker champion? A moving story about grief, redemption and the love of a family pet. The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. It features: varied sentences; detailed illustrations to enjoy; chapters; interesting characters and themes; a rich range of vocabulary; and, more complex storylines to stretch confident readers. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: White.
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  • Magic Animal Friends Early Reader: Amelia Sparklepaw

    Daisy Meadows

    Product Code: BQGUD
    Paperback
    The much-loved series from the creator of Rainbow Magic - abridged for younger readers and illustrated in full colour! Welcome to a magical world where animals talk and play - just like you and me! Best friends Jess and Lily love all animals. But when they follow a mysterious golden cat into Friendship Forest - a place where animals live in tiny cottages and sip dandelion tea at the Toadstool Cafe - their animal friends suddenly become much more magical! Tiny kitten Amelia Sparklepaw is planning a party. Can the girls stop Grizelda the witch from ruining it?
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  • The Mystery Kitten

    Holly Webb

    Product Code: CDBRV
    Paperback
    Elsa is finding it difficult to make new friends after her family moves house. Then she hears strange, scratching noises at night and discovers a kitten living in the attic! The little cat has gorgeous black fur and so Elsa names him Pepper. Elsa is desperate to keep her lovely new kitten friend. Dad thinks Pepper belonged to the previous owner, but who would leave behind such a beautiful kitten? A new story from best-selling author Holly Webb, perfect for animal-loving children and fans of ZOE'S RESCUE ZOO and MAGIC ANIMAL FRIENDS.
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  • Glowing Animals (L1/Co-Reader)

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: BZMWJ
    Paperback
    You know fireflies glow in the dark, but did you know there are so many other animals that make their own light? Dive deep into the ocean, soar high in the sky, and explore the forest and desert floors to discover animals that glow. Explore the wonderful world of bioluminescence and biofluorescence in this National Geographic Kids Co-reader. Learn how and why animals emit light. Discover their incredible colours in stunning photography of eels, corals, frogs, and more. National Geographic Kids Readers have been a hit in the beginning reader category, and this book builds upon that success with a new approach-parents and children reading together. With the same combination of careful text, brilliant photographs, and fun approach to high-interest subjects that has proved to be a winning formula with kids, National Geographic Co-readers provide one page of adult read-aloud and one page of kid read-aloud text on each spread, building toward a collaborative reading experience.
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  • Mr Dog and the Rabbit Habit

    Ben Fogle

    Product Code: BUOEY
    Paperback
    A brand new young fiction series by TV broadcaster and intrepid explorer Ben Fogle, inspired by his real-life animal experiences... Beautiful black and white illustrations throughout. You can always count on Mr Dog to help an animal in trouble. When a mother rabbit is captured in a trap, he ends up playing bunnysitter... But someone wants rid of All the rabbits, not just this one, and time is running out for Mr Dog to save them...
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  • Magic Animal Friends Early Reader: Poppy Muddlepup

    Daisy Meadows

    Product Code: BOJBE
    Paperback
    The much-loved series from the creator of Rainbow Magic - abridged for younger readers and illustrated in full colour! Welcome to a magical world where animals talk and play - just like you and me! Best friends Jess and Lily love all animals. But when they follow a mysterious golden cat into Friendship Forest - a place where animals live in tiny cottages and sip dandelion tea at the Toadstool Cafe - their animal friends suddenly become much more magical! Fluffy puppy Poppy Muddlepup needs help! Can the girls rescue Poppy's brother from Grizelda the witch?
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  • Joe and the Lightning Pony

    Victoria Eveleigh

    Product Code: BCPTX
    Paperback
    Joe is delighted that his pony, Lightning, is brilliant at mounted games. The two of them make a great pair and Joe can't wait for them to try out for the Prince Phillip Cup team. There's just one problem - Lightning seems quite small now that Joe is growing so fast. What will he do when he's too big to ride her? And what will happen to Lightning if she is sold? The second in a pony trilogy for boys and girls from the author of the Katy's Ponies trilogy.
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  • Colly's Barn

    Michael Morpurgo

    Product Code: ASOMN
    Paperback
    This is a beautifully crafted chapter book by former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo. It is perfect for children learning to read. Annie's father is going to knock down the old barn and build a new one. What will happen to Colly the swallow and all the other birds and animals that live there? Annie is worried about their safety. But one night something amazing happens and she realises that the birds are wiser than she could ever have imagined...The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. It includes varied sentences; detailed illustrations to enjoy; chapters; interesting characters and themes; a rich range of vocabulary; more complex storylines to stretch confident readers. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading.
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  • The Quick Brown Fox Cub

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: ASMEW
    Paperback
    A sweet chapter book about an adventurous fox cub by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, perfect for children learning to read. Frisk the fox cub loves exploring! When he and his family move house, he finds lots of exciting things to discover in town. Then he follows Jenny to school one day, and what he learns there comes in very useful. The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. It features: varied sentences; detailed illustrations to enjoy; chapters; interesting characters and themes; a rich range of vocabulary; and, more complex storylines to stretch confident readers. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: White.
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  • Peter Rabbit Movie 2 Novelisation

    Puffin

    Product Code: CDHEP
    Paperback
    Peter Rabbit is hopping back into cinemas in spring 2020. Featuring the same star-studded cast, including James Corden (the voice of Peter Rabbit), Domhnall Gleeson (Mr. McGregor) and Rose Byrne (McGregor's animal loving neighbour, Bea). This action-packed chapter book is based on the major new movie, so you can relive the best moments of the film. Also look out for the Peter Rabbit Quiz Book, Peter Rabbit Sticker Activity book and the Peter Rabbit Colouring Sticker Activity book. Perfect for keeping younger Peter Rabbit fans busy for hours!
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  • My Super Awesome Journal

    Scholastic

    Product Code: CCYYD
    Hardback
    This journal is super awesome, just like you! With lots of fill-in fun, My Super Awesome Journal has space to write down all your favourite things, try out fun quizzes and create cute crafts! Plus, there's room to decorate the pages with your own pretty doodles. Meet the adorable avocados, sleepy sloths and cute narwhals, and fill up the pages with your secrets, dreams and magical memories.
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  • Peter Rabbit Tales - A Pumpkin for Peter

    Beatrix Potter

    Product Code: BZLOQ
    Other
    It's a wild, autumnal afternoon and the Rabbit family are on their way to collect a pumpkin. As the Rabbit family walk through the woods, Cotton-tail, Flopsy and Mopsy might be scared of the stormy trees, and the sound of owls, and the snap of a twig, but Peter is definitely not scared. Not even a litle bit. A sweet story about friendship, and a gentle message about facing fears of the dark. This charming Halloween tale has a reassuring ending, with beautiful illustrations. The simple tales set in Peter Rabbit's world mirror important early experiences and emotions of young children through the eyes of Beatrix Potter's most well-loved characters, while Eleanor Taylor's illustrations are filled with charm and humour.
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  • Smudge the Stolen Kitten

    Holly Webb

    Product Code: ADUZT
    Paperback 6 years +
    Olivia is very protective over her lovely new kitten, Smudge. But when her big brother's naughty friend Jack comes to tea, she worries that he'll tease Smudge. Olivia hides the little kitten away, but later that night she is nowhere to be found. Could Smudge's disappearance have anything to do with Jack? Smudge the Stolen Kitten is another delightful story from Holly Webb that is beautifully illustrated by Sophy Williams.
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  • Jess the Lonely Puppy

    Holly Webb

    Product Code: ADUWP
    Paperback 6 years +
    When Chloe's big brother Will breaks his leg, he's stuck in hospital for weeks. Mum and Dad are frantic and no-one can look after his Border Collie puppy, Jess. No-one, apart from Chloe - but she doesn't really like dogs, and the miserable and lonely Jess only wants Will. Can the two of them ever be friends? Holly Webb's Jess the Lonely Puppy is a heartbreaking and hopeful story for children aged 5 and over, that is complemented by Sophy Williams' beautiful illustrations.
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  • The Room on the Broom Play

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: BUYMQ
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    Now everyone can join the witch and her cat for a magical adventure with this fun and accessible playscript, adapted by the author from the bestselling picture book Room on the Broom. The Room on the Broom Play has been designed with rehearsals and performance in mind, with a clear layout and colour-coding for each character, perfect for helping children to follow their lines and join in the action! The book also contains a hints and tips section, which includes helpful advice on staging the play and ideas for props. There are also ideas for themed Room on the Broom activities. With Axel Scheffler's bright and characterful illustrations and Julia Donaldson's hilarious and witty rhyming playscript, this wonderful, dramatic way to share the classic story is sure to delight teachers, parents and children everywhere.
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  • What color, Spot? - Ladybird Readers Beginner Level

    Ladybird

    Product Code: BTXND
    Paperback
    Learn about colors with Spot. Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Recommended for children aged 4+, the six levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2) and include language activities that help develop key skills and provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. The Beginner level introduces children to their very first conversational phrases.
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  • A Fantastic School Adventure

    Geronimo Stilton

    Product Code: BQYLV
    Paperback
    * Over 140 million copies sold worldwide * Good for reluctant readers due to illustrative typeset * Educational edge as books contain facts about various places * Activity packs available to accompany certain titles * More fun and games online at www.geronimostilton.com/UK
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  • Geronimo Stilton, Secret Agent

    Geronimo Stilton

    Product Code: BQXRJ
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    * Over 140 million copies sold worldwide * Good for reluctant readers due to illustrative typeset * Educational edge as books contain facts about various places * Activity packs available to accompany certain titles * More fun and games online at www.geronimostilton.com/UK
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Books about animals have the ability to captivate kids' minds, teaching them all about the natural world while broadening their minds with plots and topics in a fun, enjoyable way. Kids go wild for animals, which is part of the reason animal tales are just so popular.

Tales that teach

Animal books are a great way to introduce children to interesting and important ethical and moral questions. While the stories will be firmly grounded in the realms of fantasy, they're a calm and caring way to slowly get kids thinking about themes such as cause and effect and proper relationships.

All sorts of authors

From classic titles by the likes of A. A. Milne and Rudyard Kipling, to newer books by authors such as Gill Lewis and Pippa Funnell, we stock a wide range of authors writing on an equally diverse range of topics. What's more, you can pick up whole collections of works by particular authors for a low price – perfect for filling up an avid young reader's bookshelf.

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Take a look through our selection of animal tales and books – all guaranteed to be fun, furry and fantastic for young readers.

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