Early Years Books

  • 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
  • Quentin Blake Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781782958871 - Quentin Blake
    QTNB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A much-loved illustrator famed for his iconic association with Roald Dahl's tales, Quentin Blake is also a brilliant and witty writer in his own right and his stories are an absolute joy.

    This fun-filled collection brings together ten picture books that are sure to delight children of all ages. There's the over-ambitious Mrs Armitage; the amazing performance artist Angelo; and the famous Mister Magnolia, a man who has so many skills and possessions but only one boot.

    These madcap tales and lovable characters are sure to bring joy to any child's bedtime reading. The hilarious books also feature Quentin's trademark illustrations. It's a collection sure to be returned to again and again.
    Format: paperback
  • Julia Donaldson Audio Collection - 10 CDs - Audio - 9781447253235 - Julia Donaldson
    GFCD 3 years +
    3 years +
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    The Gruffalo has become one of the most-loved children's characters of all time and this 10-CD collection brings him, and many of his equally brilliant friends from Julia Donaldson's collection of books, to life in audio format.

    Perfect for long journeys and for keeping children entertained whatever the weather, among those delivering the soothing, rhyming stories are Imelda Staunton, Alexander Armstrong and even Julia Donaldson herself!

    A Squash and a Squeeze is a charming story; while Room on the Broom is hilarious; and The Snail and the Whale is quite rightly regarded as a children's classic. There is even The Gruffalo Song and Other Songs included, a CD which contains some of Julia's very own fun-filled action songs for children aged 3 and over.

    CDs in this collection:
    What the Ladybird Heard, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, The Troll, The Snail and the Whale, Room on the Broom, The Smartest Giant, A Squash and a Squeeze, The Gruffalo's Song, The Gruffalo's Child and The Gruffalo.

    Format: paperback
  • Winnie and Wilbur Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780192771933 - Valerie Thomas & Korky Paul
    WNWB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Fall under the spell of Winnie the Witch and her loyal and long-suffering companion, Wilbur the cat!

    This collection of picture books is completely magical. Written by original Winnie author Valerie Thomas and illustrated by the one and only Korky Paul, these stories follow Winnie and Wilbur as they travel to space, enjoy a fine winter and even meet Santa!

    Format: paperback
  • Cosy Christmas Collection- 10 Books With Bag - Collection - 9781444950311
    COSY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (7)
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    Perfect picture books for Christmas... This bag full of books combines classics including The Night Before Christmas and The Twelve Days of Christmas with modern favourites Wibbly Pig and Hugless Douglas as they get into the festive spirit.

    Nick Butterworth's The Nativity Play captures all the joys and craziness of this school tradition; Jean Reagan's How to Catch Santa is full of humour warmth and energy and features Lee Wildish's incredible artwork; and Rachel Bright's All I Want for Christmas follows two penguins as they come to realise love is the perfect gift...

    Many of these stories have won awards and they're all sure to have children feeling fantastically festive. They're brilliant for bedtime reading and soothing them to sleep as excitement takes hold in anticipation of 25 December.

    Format: paperback
    Please note these books were featured in 2017's All I Want for Christmas Collection.
  • Hugless Douglas Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781444950359 - David Melling
    HGDG 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
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    Prepare to meet a huggable, loveable bear...

    You'll get a huge hug when you read through these exciting stories with your little one... David Melling's Hugless Douglas has become one of the cuddliest characters in children's books.

    These eight books are full of warm-hearted hilarity as the big bear enjoys a number of adventures as he tries to track down the perfect hug. The illustrations will capture young readers' attention and the flowing text is a joy to read aloud.

    Format: paperback
  • HLYJ Toddlers
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    This cute board book invites children to come and hang out in the jungle - where there are so many friendly animals to meet!

    Children can explore role play, emotions and facial expressions as they work though the book and there's also a cut-out mirror surprise on both the front and inside back cover to provide even more joy.
  • HLOM Toddlers
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    This cute board book invites children to come and hang out space and various other cool places!

    Children can explore role play, emotions and facial expressions as they work though the book and there's also a cut-out mirror surprise on both the front and inside back cover to provide even more joy.
  • Christmas Gremlins - Paperback - 9781405285063 - Adam Guillain
    CGRM 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This interactive and festive follow-up to Supermarket Gremlins finds the mischievous characters getting ready for Christmas - with disastrous results!

    The Gremlines are hiding everywhere - from the tree to the chimney and even a bit too close to the turkey. Young readers will love lifting the flaps and finding them all.

    This rhyming story from Adam and Charlotte Guillain is packed with zany humour that complements Chris Chatterton's artwork!
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    Children can learn the words to Deck the Halls with this super-festive sound book.
    Press the button to play the famous tune and pore over the gorgeous illustrations of friendly creatures putting up the decorations in anticipation of the big day.

    This sweet and seasonal book is guaranteed to inspire children's imaginations in the build-up to Christmas.
  • YBI2 3 years +
    3 years +
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    The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson's What the Ladybird Heard is a witty and noisy picture book that is perfect for parents and children who love to practise farmyard impressions.

    This picture book has bouncy, rhyming text and there are glittering ladybirds to spot on every page. Be prepared to moo, baa and cluck your way through the pages.

    A fantastic rhyming book about two crafty robbers and one crime-busting ladybird for children aged 3 and over.
  • RRB2 3 years +
    3 years +
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    The Rhyming Rabbit loves to make up entertaining poems, inspired by everything he sees, but the other rabbits don't appreciate his talent for rhyme. Sad and lonely, the Rhyming Rabbit sets off one starry night all on his own - will he ever find someone to share his poems with? The Rhyming Rabbit is a clever rhyming adventure from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard. With brilliant rhyming verse, bright and distinctive illustrations and glitter on every page, this story is a delight to read aloud. Enjoy all the stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: Sharing a Shell, The Princess and the Wizard, The Rhyming Rabbit, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday.
  • The World of Peter Rabbit Complete Collection - 23 Books - Collection - 9780723275923 - Beatrix Potter
    WOPR 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Beautifully presented in hardback and featuring the classic white jackets, this complete boxed collection of Beatrix Potter's beloved Peter Rabbit books is a must for every child - and will make the perfect Christmas or christening gift.

    Having enchanted young readers for generations, the timeless books in this charming set also include publisher's notes describing how she worked with her publisher to create the charming stories.

    Format: hardback
    Every hardback book in this collection has dimensions of 140 x 105mm
  • Big Hugs Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9990000033454 - Shona Innes
    BGHU 4 years +
    4 years +
    (4)
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    From the importance of friendship to the power of the internet and the complexities of death and grief, these powerful picture books cover a range of issues and emotions that children will encounter as they grow up.

    Beautifully illustrated, these books cover tricky topics in simple ways and have notes for parents and teachers to use to help children understand the issues.

    Written by qualified clinical and forensic psychologist Shona Innes, these books will help children face up to various emotive issues and encourage them to share their worries and thoughts with those they hold dear.

    Format: paperback
  • Pick a Pine Tree - Hardback - 9781406360608 - Patricia Toht
    PAPT 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
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    Written by Patty Toht and illustrated by Alan's Big, Scary Teeth creator Jarvis, this heart-warming book celebrates the traditional ritual of putting up and decorating your Christmas tree.

    Sure to raise excitement levels in the build-up to the big day, it takes the readers on a fantastically festive journey - all the way from choosing which tree to take from the lot (slim and tall or short and squat) and smelling that piney scent to digging out boxes full of tinsel and twinkling fairy lights.

    An evocative and uplifting tale of family time at Christmas, this book has rhythmical and lyrical text and stunning artwork.
  • BQYAR
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    A brilliantly funny, rhyming read-aloud picture book - jam-packed with animals and silliness! From the bestselling, multi-award-winning creators of Oi Frog! Oi! Where are duck-billed platypuses meant to sit? And Kookaburras and hippopotamuses and all the other animals with impossible to rhyme with names... Over to you Frog! The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends Praise for Oi Frog!: 'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail 'Everyone will love it.' - Guardian Oi Frog and Friends is a Top Ten Bestselling series. Oi Dog! won the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Awards (among others). And Oi Goat! was a 2018 World Book Day Book.
  • Santa's House Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781788810807
    STAH 3 years +
    3 years +
    (7)
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    From a beautiful bedtime book about sleepy bears to stories about snow angels and a garden full of magic, this is a fantastic collection of 20 festive tales.

    Presented in a Santa's House-shaped box (each book is a different size and has a brickwork sleeve to make up his slanted roof) with cut-out windows, these books will inspire children to read for pleasure and are perfect for enjoying in the build-up to the big day.

    Among the books are a story about a smiling snowman; a tale about a puppy getting lost in the snow; and a teddy writing a letter to Santa.

    Format: paperback
  • FTOS Babies
    Babies
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    With its combination of patterned felt and board book pages, this is a special book for little sleepyheads.

    Offering a tactile reading experience, it has gorgeous artwork to pore over with plenty of things to spot - including an elusive bunny. The felt pages have cut-out shapes that offer a tremendously tactile experience for any little child

    The sweet book has a running theme of sleep and its soothing and lyrical text is sure to help younger children drift off to the land of nod... It's perfect for parents and very young children to read together.
  • FTTS Babies
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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.
  • MYRM 3 years +
    3 years +
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    The monkeys are being messy and the grizzly bears are grumpy but everyone is looking forward to quiet time in Mind Your Manners.

    Nicola Edwards' flowing text is perfectly complemented by Feronia Parker-Thomas' gorgeous artwork and this story is sure to help children understand why it's so important to say please and thank you and how good manners make the world go round.

    This hardback is packed with stunning artwork of amazing animals and will inspire children to do all they can to make the world a more positive and inclusive place.
  • Splish Splash Bath Book Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781784681906
    SSBB Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Splish! Splash! Have fun reading in the bath.

    These fun books have rhyming text and bright illustrations that will stimulate children's senses and inspire their imagination. They also introduce first words and help children learn how to count.
  • VMYM 3 years +
    3 years +
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    It's Christmas Eve and all the mice are full of festive cheer. So come and help them celebrate their favourite time of year with this cracking pop-up book!

    A wonderful book to read in the build-up to the big day, this finds the mice hanging out with a snowman, hunting in a stocking and receiving a lovely present from a dog.

    Their celebration goes off with a bang when they pull a cracker and then the final page finds all the mice singing around the Christmas tree.
  • Big Stickers for Little Hands Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781788431996
    BSLH 3 years +
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £8.00
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    With titles including Super Sharks, Mighty Machines and Magical Unicorns, these first sticker activity books will appeal to young children with all kinds of interests.

    Each boldly illustrated book is packed with fun colouring, counting and matching activities and the big stickers are perfect for little hands to hold as they children begin to develop their dexterity. Each book also has card press-outs of characters for children to play with.

    With giant stickers, these brightly coloured books are perfect for sharing out in party bags or as gifts for school classrooms.

    Format: paperback
  • BRNUP
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    This summer, Matilda is going on holiday with her friends, the Jolley-Rogers. Their destination is the island of Scurvy Sands - a favourite holiday destination for pirates. When Matilda arrives, the swashbuckling residents are not too impressed with her. She has clean teeth, tidy clothes and doesn't smell like she's been at sea for six months without washing - they are certain she cannot be trusted. But when Matilda discovers the secret of the legendary treasure of Scurvy Sands, the pirates decide that maybe some lubbers aren't so bad. A scurvy sequel to the bestselling The Pirates Next Door.