Children's Books

Picture Books

  • Make Time for a Story: Book and DVD Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406376647 - Sam McBratney et al
    MTFS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £14.99
    • RRP £79.90
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Ten favourite picture books are accompanied by animated adaptations on DVD in this stunning collection.

    Including famous titles like Little Rabbit Foo Foo, Owl Babies and Guess How Much I Love You, the books are perfect for sharing at bedtime and are wonderfully soothing.

    The DVDs all feature stunning animation and are narrated by talented actors and actresses including Kevin Whately, Emilia Fox and Ajoa Andoh.
  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt Slipcase - Other - 9781406362367 - Michael Rosen
    BHSC 3 years +
    Michael Rosen
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £3.00
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    Now available in a beautiful new slipcase edition, We're Going on a Bear Hunt has long been regarded as a classic and is celebrating over 25 years of entertaining children.

    Enjoy swishing and swashing through the grass, splashing and sploshing through the deep river and squelching and squerching through the mud as you join the famous family on their hunt for the elusive bear.

    A timeless read featuring an exclusive foreword from the book's author Michael Rosen, this very special edition will make a stunning gift for any little one and is sure to be treasured.
  • BHCP 3 years +
    Michael Rosen & Helen Oxenbury
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £10.99
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    Written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, We're Going on a Bear Hunt is one of the all-time classic picture books and this new format adds a new level of interaction to the family's hunt for a bear.

    Presented in hardback, each spread features a black and white illustration with a tab. Children can pull this tab and watch the images change colour and see the famous 'swishes', 'splashes' and 'squelches' finish off the previous page's sentence... of course, there's a surprise once they enter the cave, too.

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt is set to be this year's must-watch family show on Christmas Day TV so why not fall in love with the story and watch it magically transform with this incredible version.
  • Miffy Collection with Plush Toy - 10 Books - Collection - 9781471160684 - Dick Bruna
    MIFY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Coming with a cute little key ring-sized cuddly toy, this 10-book collection of Miffy books finds the famous bunny learning to ride a bike; celebrating a birthday; and having fun in the snow.

    Dick Bruna's famous artwork is accompanied by new text from the award-winning poet, Tony Mitton. Working closesly with the Dutch publisher so they retain the classic feel of the stories, these books are bursting with warmth and friendliness.

    An iconic character from children's books, Miffy enjoys seeing the animals at the zoo; prepares for the arrival of a new baby brother or sister; and heads off to the seaside - all familiar situations children will love reading about.
  • The Thomas & Friends Collection: 20 Books in a Box - Collection - 9780603572920
    TMIT 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
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    • Just 50.00p per book
    Will you choo-choo-choose this collection?

    Starring Thomas the Tank Engine and loads of his friends, there are 20 stories to enjoy and they all focus on a different character from the popular show. From classic characters like Edward, James and Henry to new favourites including Rosie, Rocky and Hiro, these books will delight any young Thomas fan.

    Written especially for children aged 3 and over, they come displayed in a handy tray-style box. Each book size: 127 x 140mm.
  • Supertato and Other Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781471163395 - Sue Hendra
    SUPT 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.11 per book
    He's always there when the chips are down and is ready to save the city from going to mash - it's the one and only Supertato!

    This collection not only contains two books about the superhero spud and his veggie mates, but also eight more books from the hilarious author, Sue Hendra.

    Children will be delighted to meet Barry, the fish with fingers; a robot with no bottom called No-Bot; and Norman, a slug with a silly (but rather sweet) shell. These hilarious stories are bright, vibrant and will have the whole family laughing out loud.
  • George Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781408350447 - Nicola Smee
    GGTD 3 years +
    Nicola Smee
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    You and your children will love exploring first experiences together with the help of George the toddler and his friend Bear.

    The duo visit the doctor when they both fall ill with sore throats; they get dressed ready for the day ahead; strap on their armbands and go swimming (and splashing!) together; and travel on a plane for the very first time.

    George and Bear are the perfect team to help reassure your little ones as they begin to have first experiences of their own.
  • PG0179
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    From the experts at Fisher-Price, this little book is bursting with fantastic fairy tales and nursery rhymes and even comes with a CD featuring awesome audio versions of the tales.
  • Fairytale Picture Book and CDs Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9990000022045
    PF0097 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    This collection contains alternative takes on famous fairy tales including Snow White, Rapunzel and Jack and the Beanstalk. It even comes with audio versions of each fantastically funny story.
  • Classic Fairy Tales Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9317819588560
    CLFT 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    With its contemporary artwork, this collection will introduce children to some of the most beloved fairy tales of all time.

    Perfect for sharing, the stories are retold in a fun and accessible manner and the colourful illustrations are sure to delight children who are starting to hear these classic tales for the very first time.

    Included in this bright collection are adaptations of Puss in Boots, Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, Beauty and the Beast, Little Red Riding Hood and Snow White.
  • FAMI 3 years +
    Patricia Hegarty
    3 years +
    • £3.99
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    With a focus on encouraging acceptance and understanding, this book shows children how although there may be many different types of family, they all share similarities.

    Very sensitively handled and stunningly illustrated, the book focuses on 10 different families and celebrates their everyday differences and similarities as they eat, sleep, work and play together.

    The families are from different cultures, religions and backgrounds and the rhyming text just adds to the celebratory feel.
  • The Little Miss Collection: 20 Books in a Box - Collection - 9780603572913 - Roger Hargreaves
    LMIT 3 years +
    Roger Hargreaves
    3 years +
    • £9.99
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    This tray of Little Miss books will bring a smile to the face of your children that is just as big as Little Miss Sunshine's.

    Favourites with children for many years, there are 20 books to enjoy and all of the most popular characters are featured, including Little Miss Naughty, Little Miss Chatterbox and Little Miss Trouble.

    The brilliant value of this collection is simply unbelievable and the tray-shaped box makes it convenient for storing. A lovely collection for any fans of Roger Hargreaves' creations.
  • Little Mole Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781406375879 - Jonathan Emmett
    LTLM 3 years +
    Jonathan Emmett
    3 years +
    • £5.99
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    Written by the award-winning author Jonathan Emmett and illustrated by the very talented Vanessa Cabban, these four books are very sweet and star a lovable character in Mole.

    The picture books will capture a child's imagination and find Mole receiving the best gift of all; celebrating his love of home; discovering a secret worth sharing; and attempting to bring down the moon.

    These are lovely stories to share at bedtime.
  • Aesop's Fables & Just So Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781786171542
    AFJS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
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    This collection includes picture books of both Aesop's Fables and Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories. Beautifully illustrated, they have been rewritten especially with younger children in mind.

    Among Aesop's Fables are the story of The Ant and the Grasshopper, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Hare and the Tortoise, The Lion and the Mouse and The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse. All of these have their morals simply explained and will help children understand simple life lessons.

    The Just So Stories picture books are funny and fantastical and explain why some animals are the way they are. Perfect for bedtime, the books explain how a camel got his hump, how a leopard got his spots and how the rhinoceros got his skin.
  • Superchimp and Other Animal Stories Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781784937607
    SCOS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Superchimp!

    No job is too big or small for this flying monkey. He soars through the trees rescuing his fellow animals but there's one sound that even scares Superchimp... Hello, Mr Moon is a magical rhyming story that will inspire children to learn more about the moon and why it shines so bright.

    The Perfect Job for an Elephant finds Elsie and her mum trying to figure out what she should do as a job. It turns out pottery, cookery and music just aren't suited to elephants; Sleep, Little Pup follows a dog as he does everything he can think of to fall asleep but nothing is working; and What's in your Pocket? has Josh the kangaroo upset that his mum won't let him cuddle up in the pocket, but she's promised him a special surprise. What could it be?

    All these heart-warming books have appealing plots, beautiful artwork and are just great for sharing. They include discussion points for parents and teachers.
  • SJA2 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    • £3.99
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    Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler combine once more to magical effect with the unforgettable The Snail and the Whale.

    Full of adventure and friendship, the rhyming story follows a tiny snail who wishes to sail. To do this, he hitches a ride on an enormous whale and the duo head on an amazing journey past icebergs, volcanoes, sharks and penguins. Bu then disaster strikes and the whale finds itself beached in a bay... can the snail save the day?

    This special edition of the Gruffalo team's classic has a stunning, redesigned cover and a beautiful finish.
  • Blue Kangaroo Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007958627 - Emma Chichester Clark
    BKNG 3 years +
    Emma Chichester Clark
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    Written and illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark, one of our favourite children's authors, these three books celebrate the bond between children and their favourite toys.

    A hugely popular series with friendly characters throughout, the books find Lily and her soft toy Blue Kangaroo reminiscing about how they met when Lily gets a new baby brother; and celebrating a very pink birthday. Despite loving him to bits, Lily has a habit of losing Blue Kangaroo. She always seems to be able to find him, but what would happen if she can't?

    These are lovely books for any child who loves their toys.
  • Dinostories Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781509829132 - Pamela Duncan Edwards et al
    DNST 3 years +
    Pamela Duncan Edwards et al
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £29.95
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Children love dinosaurs and this collection will make them roar with delight. It contains five different dino books that will add some prehistoric pleasure to their reading.

    The Dinostars are a team of heroes who travel through space but when the planets start disappearing, they know they're going to have to get them back from the pesky, plundering pirates; Dinosaur Sleepover will help reassure children who are scared of spending time away from home for the first time; and Say Hello to the Dinosaurs is a colourful book with fun, flowing text.

    There's also The Dinosaur Games, a spectacular sporty read full of funny text; and Dinosaur Starts School, a book which will show children just how enjoyable learning and going to school can be.
  • Acorn Wood Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781447270928 - Julia Donaldson
    AWSC 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    (3)
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    The team behind the Gruffalo, author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler, are responsible for some of the most popular children's books around. This set of three tiny board books, displayed in a beautiful slipcase, is perfect for sharing with children aged 1 and over as the books introduce the joys of reading and some soon-to-be familiar characters.

    All the books have flaps to lift, while the eye-catching artwork and rhyming text will be enjoyed as parent and child read through them together. Set in and around the joyous surroundings of Acorn Wood, Rabbit's Nap finds Rabbit determined to find out who is keeping him awake, while Hide-and-Seek Pig finds Pig trying to discover where Hen is hiding - will your child be able to help him?

    Fox's Socks is another fine, funny story and this time Fox just can't find his socks anywhere - are they under the rug or inside the clock? By lifting the flaps, you'll be able to find out... A delightfully interactive treat from a very talented duo.
  • FMPS 3 years +
    Jill Murphy
    3 years +
    • £6.99
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    Familiar and very funny, Jill Murphy's Five Minutes' Peace is a picture book that appeals equally to toddlers and their put-upon parents.

    It tells the story of the Large family and, in particular, Mrs Large who just wants to take a moment to get away from the chaos of looking after so many excitable children.

    Now the classic story has been given an extra interactive element in the form of this sound book. It has eight noisy buttons that children will love to press and play as they read through the book.
  • The Mr. Men Collection: 20 Books in a Box - Collection - 9780603572906 - Roger Hargreaves
    MMIT 3 years +
    Roger Hargreaves
    3 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.80
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    So iconic that they're now featuring on their own set of stamps, the Mr. Men have been beloved characters for 45 years and continue to go from strength to strength. This unbeatable value collection contains 20 of Roger Hargreaves' most popular Mr. Men books.

    From the clumsiness of Mr. Bump to the positivity of Mr. Happy, and the cool-ness of Mr. Snow to the loudness of Mr. Noisy, every Mr. Men character has a key personality trait that provides huge entertainment as they head off on a variety of adventures. Of course, this collection includes the original book - starring the one and only Mr. Tickle!

    With bold illustrations, funny situations and characters the whole family will absolutely adore, these books come presented in a handy tray-shaped box and belong on every young reader's bookshelf.
  • Little Why Book and Plush Toy - Hardback - 9781848693654 - Jonny Lambert
    LWHY 3 years +
    Jonny Lambert
    3 years +
    • £4.00
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    A heart-warming story and a gorgeous, plush elephant toy.

    Little Why is very inquisitive. He's fascinated by Giraffe's long-lofty leggy legs and wants to have spiny-spiky horns just like Wildebeest but when he spots Crocodile's snippy-snappy teeth, he could be in big trouble...

    With stylish and striking artwork and a tale about how every animal is brilliant, no matter what they look like, this book also shows toddlers and little children how dangerous it is to run away from their parents.
  • SNJ2 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    • £3.99
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    A fantastic football story, perfect for children learning to count and read. Written by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo. Spinderella the spider has a passion for football!

    She tries to play a match with her brothers and sisters but she doesn't know how many spiders should be on each team. Even worse, she can't count the goals! Luckily for Spinderella, her Hairy Godmother has a plan...
  • Hunting for Bears & Other Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406375930
    HNTB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £68.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Ten exciting picture books full of adventure make up this bear-illiant collection for children aged 3 and over.

    Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury's We're Going on a Bear Hunt is an all-time classic that has encouraged generations of children to swoosh and splosh their way while they hunt for a family of bears and it's joined here by other animal-themed tales including Well Done, Little Bear and The Bravest Ever Bear.

    There's also the story of Sam Who Went to Sea, Little Beaver and the Echo and Leafy the Pet Leaf. With gentle, flowing text and eye-catching artwork, this is a collection to cherish.