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.
  • BHSC 3 years +
    Michael Rosen
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
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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 +
    (1)
    • £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.
  • Guy Parker-Rees Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781408350393 - Guy Parker-Rees
    GPRS Toddlers
    Guy Parker-Rees
    Toddlers
    • £10.99
    • RRP £68.90
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    • Just £1.10 per book
    This collection will be available to buy from late-January onwards. Please keep checking back.

    From The Chimpanzees of Happytown to Ants in Your Pants and Spookyrumpus to Bumpus Jumpus Dinosaurumpus, every entertaining book in this collection features vibrant illustrations by the acclaimed illustrator Guy Parker-Rees.

    Packed with humour, all of the titles are sure to make wonderful bedtime reading for little ones and the lively characters will keep them happily entertained.

    These books come in a bright blue bag which makes them ideal for carrying around.
  • EBJD 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, teams up once more with the incredible illustrator of Paper Dolls, Rebecca Cobb, in this stunning picture book about the adventurous Everywhere Bear.

    Told in flowing, rhyming text this story explains how the Everywhere Bear has a home on a shelf but how he also doesn't spend much time by himself; every weekend he's taken home by a different child from Class One.

    However, when he falls out of a backpack, he braces himself for an even bigger adventure. He's washed down a drain, whooshed out to sea and rescued by a fishing boat. He's then loaded onto a lorry and carried off by a seagull. Will he ever get back to Class One?
  • Supertato and Other Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781471163395 - Sue Hendra
    SUPT 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
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    • Just £1.00 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.
  • WYBM 3 years +
    Molly Potter
    3 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Filled with beautiful illustrations, this humorous and charming book will prompt children to discuss the idea of friendship. Each double-page spread has a question at the top and then hints and advice on what being a good friend entails.

    This picture book asks what makes someone a friend; how we make friends; what you can do to be a good friend; and what things make people not-so-good friends.

    This book also has a friendship quiz on the back page and a guide for parents to help you deal with issues if your children have bad friendship experiences.
  • George Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781408350447 - Nicola Smee
    GGTD 3 years +
    Nicola Smee
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £19.96
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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.
  • Mixed-Up Fairy Tales Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781784938277
    MUFT 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    These witty retellings of famous fairy tales will not only have young children laughing along but they'll also provide an introduction to the importance of the likes of hygiene, keeping active and healthy eating.

    Each title backs up themes found in the PSHE (personal, social and health education) curriculum and the stories are sure to help children learn about their own personal development. They provide a very gentle approach to what can be sensitive issues.

    Among the stories are Don't Pick Your Nose, Pinocchio!, Eat Your Greens, Goldilocks and Stinky Jack and the Beanstalk.
  • Fairytale Picture Book and CDs Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9990000022045
    PF0097 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £18.00
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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 Tales Picture Book Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781787001336
    CTPB 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £83.88
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    These adaptations of classic stories and fairy tales will delight children of all ages. They're perfect for sharing with children at reading time and the likes of The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Beowulf the Brave and The Velveteen Rabbit are all included.

    With their beautifully appealing artwork, they are stories you may remember from your own childhood but they have been retold in an accessible way and with a completely fresh look.

    Children will love falling down the rabbit-hole into Wonderland; following the Yellow Brick Road to meet the Wizard of Oz; and dancing to the tune of The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
  • PG0179
    • £4.99
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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.
  • Classic Fairy Tales Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9317819588560
    CLFT 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £35.94
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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.
  • RRRB Babies
    Babies
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    • RRP £7.99
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    With exciting textures to touch and Dawn Machell's beautiful illustrations, this book will introduce children to Row, Row, Row your Boat and many other nursery rhymes.

    A brilliant touch-and-feel book that younger readers are sure to enjoy, it provides a fun, tactile reading experience. The padded board format makes it fun for little hands to hold.
  • TTLS Babies
    Babies
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Twinkle Twinkle Little Star is one of the most famous lullabies and this touch-and-feel book helps bring the bedtime rhyme (and many others) to life.

    A padded board book, it has beautiful artwork from Dawn Machell and the various textures provide a fun and tactile reading experience.
  • FAMI 3 years +
    Patricia Hegarty
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £10.99
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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
    • RRP £59.80
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    • Just 50.00p per book
    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
    • RRP £27.95
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    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
    • RRP £24.95
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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
    • RRP £6.99
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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 +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £20.97
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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.