Children's Books

3 years +

  • Start Reading Collection - 52 Books - Collection - 9781526302809
    SRDG 3 years +
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £29.99
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    • Just 58.00p per book
    This collection contains 52 books that will help children on their way to becoming confident readers. Each book has been Book Banded (the system used in primary schools) and is suitable for children aged between 4 and 7.

    The books will help children gain confidence and enjoy reading for pleasure. From castle mysteries to superhero exploits, the stories are illustrated and progress gradually as children become more fluent in reading.

    Compiled in consultation with a literacy expert, these books will help children at the earliest reading levels.
  • BIBS 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £4.99
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    Carefully selected from the Old Testament, this Bible stories audio collection provides a great introduction for children aged 3 and over.

    With exciting background music and original sound effects for each story, the collection includes lively retellings of the likes of David and Goliath, Jonah and the Whale, Noah's Ark and Adam and Eve.

    Presented in a zip-up embossed tin, it will make a great present!

    CDs in this collection:
    The Story of Daniel and The Lions' Den, The Story of Creation, The Story of David and Goliath, The Story of Noah and The Ark, The Story of Jonah and The Whale, The Story of Esther, Old Testament Songs 1 and Old Testament Songs 2.
  • Ladybird: Key Words Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780723296782
    LKWC 4 years +
    4 years +
    (10)
    • £29.99
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    • Just 83.00p per book
    With three books each spread across one of 12 different reading levels, Key Words with Peter and Jane uses some of the most frequent words in the English language as a starting point for learning to read successfully and confidently.

    Series A introduces new words, Series B provides further practice of these words and then Series C links reading with writing and phonics. All the words introduced in Series A and B are then reinforced in Series C.

    Scientifically researched and world renowned, the books follow Peter and Jane as they explore and have adventures. The traditional Ladybird style of artwork makes these great for parents to read along with children, too.
  • AIUUP 3 years +
    Michael Purton
    3 years +
    • £4.89
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    Easy-to-make instruments for kids shown step by step. It features 16 fantastic projects on how to make, decorate and play your very own musical instruments. The ideas include drums and beaters, pastry cutter castanets, and a kazoo made out of a cardboard tube. Clear step-by-step photographs for every project make it easy for young readers to copy the techniques, learn from them, and delight in the results. It introduces very simple ideas in music theory and sound production, in an easy-to-understand way. All the projects use readily available materials and very basic equipment that you can find around the home. It is the perfect starter book for ages 3-7 years - for older readers to use with minimum supervision, and for younger children to enjoy with adult help. This book is specially designed to build on children's instinctive musical talent, by teaching them about a whole range of instruments to play, and new types of sounds to explore. They will learn how to make and decorate their own musical instruments from all manner of basic materials and odds and ends that are readily found around the home, and how to produce all kinds of noises from them. The projects include a bass made out of an old cardboard box, a bottle xylophone, and a bugle fashioned from a funnel and a garden hose.
  • I'm Ready to Learn Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780241326565
    RTLF 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £19.99
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Containing 12 phonics readers, six activity-filled sticker workbooks and two sets of flashcards, this is an essential collection to help children gain success at school.

    There are phonics books covering Ladybird Levels 1-12. All of these are bursting with simple language and engaging stories that will help children develop their phonics skills.

    There are also maths books covering numbers, addition, subtraction and the times tables and flashcards to help aid children's learning even further.

    Format: paperback
  • Doc McStuffins Activity Book Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9785000310564
    DCMC 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
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    • Just 80.00p per book
    One of Disney Junior's biggest stars, this five-book collection stars Doc McStuffins and is packed with fun-filled activities that children will love to complete.

    In the collection, you'll find a shaped carry-along book complete with three mini-pencils; a very cute colouring book with over 30 pictures to fill in; two 'Sticker Scenes' books that promote living a healthy lifestyle and have strong themes of friendship running throughout; and an activity book with spot-the-differences, mazes and counting exercises.

    Please note some of the content is duplicated across these books.
  • ABRVO 4 years +
    Nancy Dickmann
    4 years +
    • £7.89
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    For many young children their strongest impressions of religion and culture are formed by participating in or observing holidays and festivals.

    This title explains what happens during the Chinese New Year and who celebrates it.
  • ARHSA 4 years +
    Nancy Dickmann
    4 years +
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    From Judah Maccabee to lighting the menorah to eating potato latkes, this book introduces readers to the stories and traditions of Hanukkah and explains what it means to celebrate this festival of lights.
  • ABRVQ 4 years +
    Nancy Dickmann
    4 years +
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    For many young children their strongest impressions of religion and culture are formed by participating in or observing holidays and festivals.

    This title explains what happens during Ramadan and Id-al-Fitr and why, when and where they take place. It also reveals who celebrates and takes part in the occasions.
  • ALAXI Toddlers
    Elena Pasquali
    Toddlers
    • £4.89
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    A collection of twenty-one great stories retold at a cracking pace - perfect for story-times. There are stories from the Old and New Testaments and it includes some best-loved parables. Each story is retold in a short but continuous narrative, with cute and lively illustrations. The playful element is enhanced by text that 'interacts' with the pictures by means of join-in onomatopoeic labels and speech bubbles so that they are fun to share with children.
  • AFEDC 3 years +
    Quentin Blake
    3 years +
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    In this brilliant collection of traditional rhymes, Quentin Blake is in his element. Come and join him and meet the fabulous Handy spandy (Jack a Dandy), Jack Sprat, Gregory Griggs (with twenty-seven wigs), Terence McDiddler the three-stringer fiddler and many, many more!!
  • ALHBA 3 years +
    Michael Morpurgo MBE
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £10.39
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    Pippa loves staying with her Aunty Peggy. She loves going for walks, whether it's sunshiney or cold - long, wandering walks where her wellies take her. Follow Pippa into the beautiful countryside as her day unfolds, and the wildlife, animals and people she encounters are complemented by relevant poems from some of our greatest authors. Part poetry anthology, part child's scrapbook, this is a truly lavish project designed to instil a love of language in young children.
  • AIXKL 3 years +
    Caroline Hooper
    3 years +
    • £5.89
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    A great book full of famous nursery rhymes for children aged 3 and over, this book with a luxurious padded cover will quickly establish itself as a favourite for bedtime reading.

    With classics including Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill and Little Miss Muffet all included, the book provides a great way for children and parents to share well-known stories in style.

    There are also games and actions featured so little ones can interact and enhance their enjoyment with the stories!
  • IAH2 3 years +
    Lauren Child
    3 years +
    • £3.99
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    Bestselling author Lauren Child offers a fresh and funny look at starting school with her Charlie and Lola classic, I Am Too Absolutely Small For School. Big brother Charlie steps in to persuade Lola that her fears about school and the dreaded 'schooliform' are unfounded and that her nervous invisible friend needs help. This is a helpful, sensitive book and an ideal read for wary pre-schoolers nervous about making the transition to 'big school'.
  • AKAOC 4 years +
    Tracey Steffora
    4 years +
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    This series examines how people around the world use common basic maths skills in their jobs. This book looks at maths on the farm, and includes chapters on counting, measuring, shapes, and telling the time.
  • AAHVP 3 years +
    Kenneth N. Taylor
    3 years +
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    This is a beautiful treasury of 125 of the most familiar Bible texts from Old and New Testaments retold simply for the very young.
  • ABRVP 4 years +
    Nancy Dickmann
    4 years +
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    For many young children their strongest impressions of religion and culture are formed by participating in or observing holidays and festivals.

    This title explains what happens during Divali and why, when and where the event takes place. It also reveals who celebrates it.
  • ALHCO 4 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    4 years +
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    An inspiring and practical introduction to art and artists for young children, with full-colour reproductions of works by Turner, Monet, Singer Sargent, Delauney and other artists, and things to spot and think about in each of the artworks. Also includes simple art activities inspired by some of the artists' methods and ideas.
  • APOQV 4 years +
    Charles Dickens
    4 years +
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    This title is a new paperback edition of the atmospheric picture book based on the classic story by Charles Dickens. Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean-spirited, nasty old man who holds everything in contempt - even Christmas! But when three spirits visit him one ghostly Christmas Eve, Scrooge is taken on a journey into the past, present and future that will change him forever. This title features illustrations taken from the popular "Young Reading" series.
  • ALTVM 4 years +
    4 years +
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    Where was baby Jesus born? Read the sotry of his birth and find out who came to visit him. These beautifully illustrated classic Bible stories are perfect for reading together as well as reading alone. The most popular stories from the New Testament are retold in easy-to-read language and provide a perfect way to introduce young readers to the Bible. Series allows children to become familiar with colourful stories from the New Testament using the familiar, picture story format. Language is simple and easy to understand. The detailed illustrations support the text and provide ideal opportunities for spotting things and for further discussion. These six titles are the perfect accompaniment to QED's My First Bible Stories: Old Testament.
  • ALTVT 4 years +
    4 years +
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    Why did Noah build his ark? Read the story of brave Noah and his ark full of noisy animals! My First Bible Stories - Old Testament: These beautifully illustrated classic Bible stories are perfect for reading together as well as reading alone. The most popular stories from the Old Testament are retold in easy-to-read language and provide a perfect way to introduce young readers to the Bible. Series allows children to become familiar with colourful stories from the Old Testament using the familiar, picture story format. Language is simple and easy to understand. The detailed illustrations support the text and provide ideal opportunities for spotting things and for further discussion. The series includes: Noah's Ark: HB 9781848358515 PB 9781848358911 David and Goliath: HB 9781848358522 PB 9781848358928 Joseph's Colourful Coat: HB 9781848358539 PB 9781848358935 Daniel and the Lions: HB 9781848358546 PB 9781848358942 Jonah and the Big Fish: HB 9781848358553 PB 9781848358959 Moses in the Bulrushes: HB 9781848358560 PB 9781848358966
  • ALTVU 4 years +
    4 years +
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    Why was this the Last Supper? Read the story of who was there and what happened at the Last Supper. These beautifully illustrated classic Bible stories are perfect for reading together as well as reading alone. The most popular stories from the New Testament are retold in easy-to-read language and provide a perfect way to introduce young readers to the Bible. Series allows children to become familiar with colourful stories from the New Testament using the familiar, picture story format. Language is simple and easy to understand. The detailed illustrations support the text and provide ideal opportunities for spotting things and for further discussion. These six titles are the perfect accompaniment to QED's My First Bible Stories: Old Testament.
  • ALTVO 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £4.89
    • RRP £4.99
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    Can young David win against a giant? Read the story of David, the shepherd boy, who fights the mighty giant Goliath. My First Bible Stories - Old Testament: These beautifully illustrated classic Bible stories are perfect for reading together as well as reading alone. The most popular stories from the Old Testament are retold in easy-to-read language and provide a perfect way to introduce young readers to the Bible. Series allows children to become familiar with colourful stories from the Old Testament using the familiar, picture story format. Language is simple and easy to understand. The detailed illustrations support the text and provide ideal opportunities for spotting things and for further discussion. The series includes: Noah's Ark: HB 9781848358515 PB 9781848358911 David and Goliath: HB 9781848358522 PB 9781848358928 Joseph's Colourful Coat: HB 9781848358539 PB 9781848358935 Daniel and the Lions: HB 9781848358546 PB 9781848358942 Jonah and the Big Fish: HB 9781848358553 PB 9781848358959 Moses in the Bulrushes: HB 9781848358560 PB 9781848358966
  • APOVG 3 years +
    Russell Punter
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £4.89
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    A humorously illustrated picture book for beginner readers - great fun to read aloud together. The ants are feeling a bit chilly - can Mouse help with her knitting skills? Features simple rhyming text and phonic repetition specially designed to develop essential language and early reading skills.