Children's Books

5 years +

  • LCTP 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    This bumper pad contains nearly 200 travel-themed activities for children aged 5 and over to complete. Among these are puzzles, dot-to-dots, wordsearches and logic games.

    This tear-out pad can be split up easily so various numbers of children can work through the activities at the same time and there's no cutting or sticking needed - meaning it's all safe and fun.

    Perfect for: Holidays, rainy days and long journeys.
  • AUVQP 5 years +
    Isabel Sanchez Vegara
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. The book follows Maya Angelou, from her early traumatic childhood to her time as a singer, actress, civil rights campaigner and, eventually, one of America's most beloved writers. This inspiring and informative little biography comes with extra facts about Maya's life at the back.
  • ICTT 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    This gorgeous little fold-out book has everything your children need to be able to tell the time - rhyming step-by-step instructions and a hands-on practice clock.

    Cuddly Rabbit and his friends go through the times of the day to help children familiarise with the right clock face for waking up, eating breakfast, brushing their teeth, getting dressed and going out to play.

    The interactive clock has click-clack hands that stay in place when children have added the correct time. There are also handy hints for learning how to tell when it's quarter past, half past and quarter to.

    Please note due to unforeseen circumstances the image of this title in our catalogue was incorrect. The edition we have has a white jacket.
  • ICTS 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    Spotty Dog and his animal friends will help your children learn how to tie their shoelaces in a variety of ways. This folder-shaped book has step-by-step instructions for the traditional method, a loop bow and a double-quick bow.

    It even includes a practice shoe encased in the book so children can try the skill over and over again before mastering their own shoes. This is a handy introduction to a valuable and important life skill.

    Please note due to unforeseen circumstances the image of this title in our catalogue was incorrect. The edition we have has a white jacket.
  • DMSB 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Including all the characters children know and love from the film, this Despicable Me 3 picture book makes for the perfect bedtime read.

    Fully illustrated in gorgeous storybook art style and presented in keepsake hardback, it retells the film's story in a charming and hilarious way.

    Despicable Me 3 is bound to be one of the year's biggest family films and children will absolutely love joining Gru, Lucy, Drew, Margot, Edith, Agnes and the Minions in this amazing story.
  • CBIB 5 years +
    Heather Amery
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    The best-known and best-loved stories from the Old and New Testaments have been chosen for this retelling of the Bible for young children. Staying close to the traditional text, the stories are presented in such a way that young listeners and readers will find them easy to understand and enjoy. The straightfoward text and colourful illustrations introduce children to the mysteries and wonder of the Bible. This is a colourful and approachable introduction to the key stories of the Bible which children and adults will enjoy reading.



    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • JDSS 5 years +
    Jonny Duddle
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    Jonny Duddle's The Pirates Next Door books have proven to be a swashbuckling success so your children will be delighted to be setting sail with Matilda and co once more in The Pirates of Scurvy Sands.

    Matilda is so excited to be joining the Jolley-Rogers on their holiday to Scurvy Sands, but when she arrives at the destination, the locals and residents are not too impressed. They can't help but wonder why a girl with clean teeth and tidy clothes has landed on their patch...

    Although she's clearly not a pirate, Matilda soon discover the treasure of Scurvy Sands and this forces some of the pirates to change their mind about her. They realise some lubbers might not be so bad after all...
  • ABSW 5 years +
    Elizabeth Dowsett
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Including a life-size poster of BB-8 and plenty of fun fold-out pages, this encyclopedia will tell children everything they could ever want to know about the iconic characters and spaceships from a galaxy far, far away.

    With The Force Awakens bringing the Star Wars saga to a whole new audience and excitement building for the release of Rogue One, this is the perfect book for your little Jedi. It gives brief overviews in simple sentences of what each character is like and points out some of their defining features.

    There are also fun questions scattered throughout the book which will help children test their knowledge of the Star Wars universe.
  • SPPL 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Spin the dice embedded in the spine and play the board games featured in this unbelievably fun book. It provides entertainment for all the family!

    There are five fun board games for your children to play with and share and all the counters you'll need are also included in a pocket on the front cover. From Snakes & Ladders to games based around a teddy bears' picnic, the space race, prehistoric times and the grand prix, these games have extremely appealing themes.

    Perfect for entertaining young children, each game has lively illustrations and the innovative nature of it means you can take them with you, wherever you go. All you have to do is choose a game, lay the book flat and play.
  • ABDP 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    This book is a must for any Disney fan - it reveals everything you could ever want to know about the beloved princesses including Ariel, Rapunzel and Cinderella.

    It's bursting with pictures, fun facts and even an exciting quiz for younger children to complete about the characters, their castles and kingdoms.

    With large illustrations and short sentences, this book is ideal for Disney fans aged 4 and over and has fun fold-out pages and an exclusive giant poster of Belle. It reveals what the princesses love and what they don't like, the magic they specialise in and what it's like to be part of an actual fairy tale.
  • BBAN 5 years +
    Martin Jenkins
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    Bird is building her nest. She pushes and pulls twigs into place until she's made a cosy cup, ready and waiting... can your children guess what for?

    Following a bird as it builds a nest, this gorgeous picture book offers an introduction to forces and the concepts of pushing and pulling. From trying to catch the worm to gathering twigs, this is an exciting and accessible introduction to both nature and science.

    It uses a charming story to introduce children to facts about this scientific - and extremely useful - concept.
  • OICS 5 years +
    Oxford Reading Tree
    5 years +
    (3)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    A great Oxford Reading Tree book to help your child learn all about spelling as they embark on their first reading journey, Oxford I Can Spell orders everyday words by sounds.

    This process will help children use synthetic phonics to become proficient readers and spellers, and the book also features vibrant illustrations of familiar characters from the Biff, Chip & Kipper series to complement the lists of words.

    Easy to use, easy to understand and a joy to read aloud with your little one, this is a book that will support them and make learning about words and sounds enjoyable.
  • AIUUP 3 years +
    Michael Purton
    3 years +
    • £4.89
    • RRP £4.99
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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.
  • AAVJL 5 years +
    Teri Gower
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £12.19
    • RRP £14.99
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    This is a bumper, fun-packed puzzle book bursting with over 8,000 things to spot. It combines "1001 Monster Things to Spot", "1001 Wizard Things to Spot", "1001 Things to Spot in Fairyland", "1001 Pirate Things to Spot", "1001 Things to Spot in the Sea", "1001 Bugs to Spot", "1001 Things to Spot on the Farm" and "1001 Things to Spot in the Town". Bright, busy scenes provide plenty of material for both readers and pre-readers to talk about. Simple text and eye-catching illustrations combine to help children develop skills in reading, counting, matching and identification.
  • APWMY 5 years +
    Sarah Ridley
    5 years +
    • £12.99
    Many people remember sporting events - whether they were watching them or participating. This book gives young children access to people's memories alongside photographs to help them build up a picture of the past. From sport at school to big sporting events such as the 1966 Football World Cup, young children can explore what has changed and what remains the same. The book is part of the 'Tell me what you remember' series, which explores changes in living memory through photographs and memories.
  • AAIZY 5 years +
    Annabel Karmel
    5 years +
    • £6.39
    • RRP £7.99
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    Annabel Karmel has been writing bestselling cookbooks for 10 years. Describing her, Jools Oliver said, "She's a miracle woman!". Now, she is handing the kitchen over to the kids!

    From sweet treats to simple family meals, young children will love trying out the exciting range of tasty and healthy recipes.

    With step-by-step instructions, Children's First Cookbook is the perfect starting point for any budding young chef.
  • APNTJ 6 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    6 years +
    • £5.89
    • RRP £5.99
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    This is a new edition of this popular guide to England's capital city. It contains a brief history of London from Roman times to today, as well as a guide to its people, places and tourist attractions such as the Natural History Museum, Buckingham Palace, Regent's Park and London Zoo. It is packed with fascinating facts and trivia. It is an ideal guide for use by visitors both young and old or as a resource for projects.
  • AQD2 6 years +
    Linda Staniford
    6 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    This fascinating book looks at how fruit is produced, taking the oranges we eat as an example. It shows us how oranges are planted, grown then harvested, and how they are shipped to supermarkets or stores to land on our tables. It highlights that not all food is local, often coming from very far afield.
  • HLLO 5 years +
    Jonathan Litton
    5 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Children (and you!) will love learning how to greet people with this gorgeous and interactive atlas of hellos.

    With one basic premise - encouraging children to say 'hi' throughout the world - this book celebrates the joys of language and introduces children and young readers to multiple nations. There are also facts to pore over and tabs to lift that reveal the correct pronunciation for each welcome.

    From how to say 'hi' in hieroglyphics to saying 'hao' in Native American hand talk, Hello World is a beautiful book that opens up a world of exploration and greetings.
  • LGBW 5 years +
    DK
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    With pictures of Minifigures, vehicles, sets and scenes, children aged 5 and over can build up their knowledge of 500 early words with this awesome LEGO book.

    From police officers catching crooks to firefighters going through their training drills and hot dog sellers cooking up tasty snacks, all the scenes in this book are delightfully busy and all the interesting words are clearly labelled.

    Activities like spotting recurring characters and finding hidden objects will keep children engaged as they learn words that will come in useful in their day-to-day lives.
  • BUGH 3 years +
    Clover Robin
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    Children interested in nature and all kinds of creepy-crawlies will love learning the facts on display in this fun lift-the-flap book.

    It explains how a bug hotel is a home-made habitat where insects of all shapes and sizes can come to stay. It even encourages children to build one in their own back garden using common and natural materials including straw, wood and stone.

    Among the critters it features are bees, snails and ladybirds and it also offers simple explanations of their traits and behaviour.
  • SDPR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of perfect princesses with this incredibly interactive art activity book.

    Taking colouring and drawing to another level, the pictures are simple to complete and the results really do look awesome. This book even has a stylus so you can scratch away the surface to reveal what lies beneath the specially coated pages.

    There are also step-by-step instructions for drawing simple pictures and a scratch-and-draw story to complete.
  • BRDH 3 years +
    Clover Robin
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    The Bird House is a shaped lift-the-flap book that will help children learn more about our feathered friends.

    This book opens with an explanation about how bird houses can come in all shapes and sizes and how they are usually wooden. They provide safe shelter for birds who need extra protection of don't have a nest. It also reveals how humans can help birds survive.

    From the floating structures of duck houses to dovecotes and bird feeders and baths, this is a must for any young nature lover. It even gives simple explanations for the concepts of migration and tips on how to make gardens more suitable, welcoming and bird-friendly.