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Babies, toddlers and younger children can learn all about first concepts with our selection of ABC books to learn the alphabet and number books. We also have a great range of first words books, all of these available at incredible prices with Book People's hand-picked selection of books for children.

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Concept Books for Children

  • The Wonky Donkey

    Craig Smith

    Product Code: BSTIU
    Paperback 3 years +
    (3)
    You've all seen the video of the laughing granny reading Wonky Donkey to her grandchild. Now recreate your own version with a copy of the hilarious picture book.

    It's already sold over 1 million copies worldwide and you and your little readers will be hugely entertained by the spunky hanky-panky cranky stinky-dinky lanky honky-tonky winky wonky donkey.
    • £6.49
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  • Peppa Pig: Practise with Peppa: Wipe-Clean Numbers

    Product Code: ALKKW
    Paperback 3 years +
    Practise your numbers with Peppa. Learn how to write numbers and begin to count with this wipe-clean activity book. It is perfect for young readers who are starting school and developing their counting skills and pencil control. Children can wipe the page clean and practise again and again. It includes a free pen. Look out for Practise with Peppa: Wipe-Clean Writing too!
  • The Wheels on the Bus Audio

    BBC

    Product Code: BJHSX
    Audio Toddlers
    (2)
    Sing and rhyme along with these 26 much-loved nursery rhyme songs! Includes: 'The Wheels on the Bus' / 'Down at the Station, Early in the Morning' / 'Row Row Row Your Boat' / 'The Big Ship Sails on the Alley Alley Oh' / 'London Bridge is Falling Down' / 'Jack and Jill' / 'Hickory Dickory Dock' / 'I'm a Little Teapot' / 'Polly Put the Kettle On' / 'Miss Polly had a Dolly' / 'Pop Goes the Weasel' / 'Five Currant Buns' / 'Ten Fat Sausages' / 'Peter Hammers with One Hammer' / 'The Grand Old Duke of York' / 'Girls and Boys Come Out to Play' / 'I Jump Out of Bed' / 'Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush' / 'Ring a Ring o'Roses' / 'I Hear Thunder, I Hear Thunder' / 'Incy Wincy Spider' / 'Heads Shoulders Knees and Toes' / 'If You're Happy and You Know it Clap Your Hands' / 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star' / 'Wee Willie Winkie' / 'Ten in a Bed'. 1 CD. 40 mins.
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  • We're Going on an Egg Hunt

    Laura Hughes

    Product Code: BMGTT
    Other Toddlers
    (1)
    Join the Easter Bunnies as they set off on an exciting lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt. With ten eggs to find and count, this board book is great fun. But watch out for the obstacles along the way - lambs, chicks, bees and ducks - and there's even a wolfish surprise, so do take care. Based on the traditional `We're Going on a Lion Hunt' rhyme, the delightful illustrations and read-aloud story will make this board book a huge springtime hit with all fans of search-and-find and lift-the-flap books. We're going on an egg hunt. We're going to find them all. We're REALLY excited. Hooray for Easter Day!
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  • Phonics Touch & Trace Flashcards

    Lyn Wendon

    Product Code: AJZRX
    Other 3 years +
    This set of 31 textured cards features the Letterland alphabet in lowercase letters. One side shows the Letterland pictograms in full colour and the other features the plain letter shapes. The cards include instructions to help you to pronounce the letter sounds correctly, finger-trace the letter shapes correctly and build simple 3 letter words to read. Ideas for games are also included.
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  • Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes...

    Annie Kubler

    Product Code: ALTEB
    Board Toddlers
    (1)
    This award winning series has been specifically designed for babies. A great introduction to books through well-known nursery rhymes and interactive text. Singing songs and rhymes is the perfect way to bond with your baby and share quality time. It also aids language development by introducing them to the natural sounds and patterns of speech. Combining these with actions also stimulates the brain and helps muscle development.
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  • The Dinky Donkey

    Craig Smith

    Product Code: CBQWT
    Paperback 3 years +
    The laugh-out-loud follow-up to the viral sensation THE WONKY DONKEY is finally here! The Wonky Donkey has a daughter in this hilarious picture book sequel to the runaway hit. Wonky Donkey had a child, it was a little girl. Hee Haw! Featuring playful verses by Craig Smith and charming illustrations by Katz Cowley, The Dinky Donkey follows the same formula that made its predecessor a worldwide hit. Readers will love the antics of this stinky punky plinky-plonky winky-tinky pinky funky blinky dinky donkey! The viral internet sensation of "The Scottish Granny" reading The Wonky Donkey story to her grandchild has been viewed over 3 million times, and the picture book, based on the popular song, has sold over 2 million copies worldwide.
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  • The Colour Monster

    Anna Llenas

    Product Code: BPXSU
    Other
    One day, Colour Monster wakes up feeling very confused. His emotions are all over the place; he feels angry, happy, calm, sad and scared all at once! To help him, a little girl shows thim what each feeling means through colour. What is the Colour Monster feeling? And can you help him feel a little less mixed up? A gentle exploration of feelings for young and old alike.
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  • Starting School Ages 3-5

    Collins Easy Learning

    Product Code: ARKOI
    Paperback 3 years +
    An engaging Starting School book to really prepare your child for their important first day. Providing lots of fun activities, this book provides reassurance whilst helping children develop their skills for starting school and during reception year. Combining useful information with engaging, colourful illustrations, this Starting School book helps to boost your child's confidence and get them ready for starting school. Included in this book: * questions that allow children to practise the important skills required for starting school * colourful activities that make learning fun and motivate children to learn at home * helpful tips
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  • Jack and the Beanstalk: Ladybird First Favourite Tales

    Iona Treahy

    Product Code: BDRBZ
    Hardback Toddlers
    Based on the traditional fairy tale 'Jack and the Beanstalk', this vibrantly illustrated story is sure to become a favourite in every home. Jack's mother is very angry when he swaps their only cow for some magic beans. But before Jack knows it, he is off on a big adventure! Part of the Ladybird 'First Favourite Tales' series - a perfect introduction to fairy tales for preschoolers - this hardback book contains lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children. Ideal for reading aloud and sharing with 2-4 year olds.
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  • Nursery Rhymes Audio

    Debi Gliori

    Product Code: AAJBG
    Other 4 years +
    (3)
    Get singing. Listen to the 60-minute CD that contains all fifty rhymes from the book, and have great fun singing along with your child as you follow the words on the page together. Beautifully illustrated with a sprinkle of magic so you can enjoy all your favourite rhymes from "Little Miss Muffet", "Hickory Dickory Dock" to "Ring Around the Rosy" and "Old Mother Hubbard". It is great for sharing at any time of day.
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  • Zog and the Flying Doctors Early Reader

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: CBRFN
    Paperback
    Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are at their sparkling best in this fabulously original sequel to the bestselling ZOG. Meet the Flying Doctors: Princess Pearl, Sir Gadabout and, of course, their trusty 'air ambulance', Zog the dragon, as they fly around the country, tending to a sunburnt mermaid, a distressed unicorn, and even a sneezy lion. This Early Reader edition contains the complete classic story and pictures, in a pocket-book format, and with an extra-clear font and layout, to support children who are gaining confidence in reading.
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  • The Ugly Five (Gift Edition BB)

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: CAWYD
    Paperback
    Who's that singing on the savannah? It's the top-five ugly animals in Africa! The wildebeest, warthog, vulture, hyena and marabou stork swagger proudly across the savannah, rejoicing in their ugliness - and delighting their babies, who think they're perfect just the way they are. Inspired by the real-life Ugly Five safari animals, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's gorgeous picture book is a jubilant celebration of animals who are often rather unloved. The funny, heart-warming rhyme is a joy to read aloud, while bold, comical illustrations bring the savannah spectacularly to life.
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  • That's Not My Car

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ACMNO
    Board Toddlers

    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.

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  • Postman Bear

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: CDBSK
    Other
    Lift the flaps and join in the fun with this special anniversary edition of the bestselling preschool classic, Postman Bear by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. Bear is writing letters to his friends. But what could his letters be about? Lift the flaps and join Frog, Squirrel and Mole for Bear's special surprise! With sturdy flaps on every spread and rhyming stories that are a joy to read aloud, the Tales from Acorn Wood series has been delighting both parents and toddlers for over twenty years. Celebrate their unending appeal with Postman Bear: 20th Anniversary Edition. Discover more stories in the Tales from Acorn Wood series: Fox's Socks, Rabbit's Nap and Hide-and-Seek Pig.
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  • First Phonics (Ages 4 to 5; PAW Patrol Early Learning Sticker Workbook)

    Scholastic

    Product Code: BYHYH
    Paperback
    The PAW Patrol are here to help with Reception phonics!With over 80 stickers. Get through the first year of school with the PAW Patrol! Learn to recognise sounds and blend words. Ready, get set - read!
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  • Wipe-Clean Telling the Time

    Charlotte Raby

    Product Code: BUUZP
    Paperback
    Learn to tell the time with Chase, Rubble, Skye and therest of the PAW Patrol! Children can dive into this PAWsome early learning book, packed with activities to help them learn to tell the time. This full-colour book includes a wipe-clean pen allowing children to practise overand over again. SKILLS CHECKLIST: talking about time ordering numbers 1 to 12 learning about morning, afternoon and evening understanding daytime and nighttime using a clock face learning about quarter past and half past the hour using digital clocks understanding AM and PM using the word 'later'
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  • I Need a New Bum!

    Dawn McMillan

    Product Code: BTLRG
    Paperback 3 years +
    In Dawn McMillan's I Need a New Bum, a boy looks in the mirror and notices a huge problem - his bum has a huge crack...

    No ifs and no butts, he needs to get to the bottom of this and find a new bum... Will he go for an armour-plated one, a robot one or a fun rocket bum?

    This book from the team behind Wonky Donkey is full of silly humour, a fun rhyme and hilarious illustrations. The quirky tale won't be to everyone's taste but children who love toilet humour will love it.
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  • Peter Rabbit Buggy Book

    Beatrix Potter

    Product Code: AEBAV
    Board Toddlers
    This is a gorgeous little buggy book, with very simple and appealing illustrations. It is suitable for the very youngest Beatrix Potter fans, who will love discovering the things that Peter Rabbit likes to do best. Join him as he hops, nibbles, cuddles and sleeps. This buggy book is perfect for babies on the go, simply clip to a buggy or a highchair and it will keep kids entertained at any time.
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  • Giraffes Can't Dance Book & CD

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: CAWYU
    Other
    A book and CD edition of the much-loved picture book classic Giraffes Can't Dance, with audio read by Hugh Laurie. Gerald the giraffe longs to go to the great Jungle Dance, but how can he join in when he doesn't know how to tango or two-step? Everyone knows that giraffes can't dance ... or can they? A funny, touching and triumphant story about being yourself and finding your own tune, Giraffes Can't Dance has been a family favourite for 20 years. This edition comes complete with an audio CD featuring the story read by Hugh Laurie. "All toddlers should grow up reading this" Daily Mail "A modern classic" Baby & Me "A joyful read about an outsider who finds acceptance on his own terms . . . there's also a simple moral about tolerance and daring to be different" Junior "A fantastically funny and wonderfully colourful romp" Daily Telegraph
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  • Ten Little Pirates

    Mike Brownlow

    Product Code: AIXCJ
    Paperback 5 years +
    Ten little pirates sailing out to sea, Looking for adventure, happy as can be. Are they hunting treasure? Are they going far? Ten little pirates all say, 'Arrrrrr!' Ten little pirates set out to sea in search of adventure. But what will the ten little pirates do when they meet a hurricane ...and a giant squid ...and a HUNGRY SHARK? This fun-filled rhyming story, which incorporates counting backwards from ten to one, is great to share with young children who are learning about numbers. The colourful, humourous illustrations feature objects to spot and count on every page. With a bouncy, rhythmic text and lots of great sound words, this piratical adventure is perfect for sharing again and again.
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  • What Do People Do All Day?

    Richard Scarry

    Product Code: ACPQG
    Paperback 4 years +
    (2)
    Now available for the first time in picture book format, Richard Scarry's classic title, What Do People Do All Day?. Packed with pictures and things to spot on every page, this classic has been refreshed to bring the world of Richard Scarry to a new generation of readers. What do people do all day? Everyone is busy in Busytown -- from train drivers to doctors, from mothers to sailors, in police stations and on fire engines. Follow a colourful collection of busy people working through their busy days. Captain Salty and his crew are getting ready to go on a voyage, Sergeant Murphy is working hard to keep things safe and peaceful, and engineers are building new roads. Another busy day in Busytown!
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  • Tales from Acorn Wood: Opposites

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: BTNPB
    Other
    Learn all about opposites with your favourite characters from Acorn Wood in Tales from Acorn Wood: Opposites, based on the bestselling preschool series by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. Who is big and who is small? Who is feeling sad and who is feeling happy? Who is awake and who is asleep? Who is being loud and who is being quiet? Enter the world of Acorn Wood and find out in this fun book of opposites. Based on the bestselling lift-the-flap toddler books: Postman Bear, Fox's Socks, Rabbit's Nap and Hide-and-Seek Pig.
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  • Beatrix Potter the Complete Tales

    Beatrix Potter

    Product Code: AEGHH
    Hardback 3 years +
    This timeless book features: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin", "The Tailor of Gloucester", "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny", "The Tale of Two Bad Mice", "The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle", "The Tale of The Pie and The Patty-Pan", "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher", "The Story of A Fierce Bad Rabbit", "The Story of Miss Moppet", "The Tale of Tom Kitten", "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck", "The Tale of Samuel Whiskers", "The Tale of The Flopsy Bunnies", "The Tale of Ginger and Pickles" "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse", "The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes" "The Tale of Mr. Tod", "The Tale of Pigling Bland", "Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes", "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse", "Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes", "The Tale of Little Pig Robinson", "Three Little Mice", "The Sly Old Cat", "The Fox and the Stork" and "The Rabbit's Christmas Party"
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