Children's Books

5 years +

  • CN0218 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Dishwasher- and microwave safe, this is a massive mug for people with a huge love of Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake, The BFG and their daily brew.

    With iconic artwork of The BFG and Sophie wrapped around the mug, there is the classic quote that 'Frobscottle is sweet and jumbly' - where better to put your drinks? It's so huge that it will keep you happily drinking nice cups of tea or coffee all night.

    Box dimensions: 130 x 160mm, Mug Dimensions: 125 x 160mm
  • MVY2 5 years +
    5 years +
    (6)
    • £5.99
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    Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy is a combination of two books of poetry written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Quentin Blake.

    Readers who love the dottiness of Quentin Blake's Mr Magnolia will be thrilled by this crazy collection, which comes complete with a CD in which Michael Rosen reads his poems. This is definitely a must-have collection of poetry for every youngster's bookshelf. From 5+.
  • CN0191 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
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    Green-fingered children will have the chance to grow their own flowers with this beginner's pack. It includes a growing guide, a trowel, a fork, three mini terracotta pots, three packs of seeds and three wooden seed sticks.

    The flowers that children can enjoy growing are sunflowers, pansies and sweet peas and the book not only provides easy-to-follow instructions but also brief histories of each plant.

    Ages 5 plus

    Box size: 250 x 250mm
  • APGXU 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £15.99
    • RRP £19.99
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    Step into Winnie's wonderful world! Enjoy three picture books full of adventure, where Winnie and Wilbur meet real dinosaurs, pirates, and even a big, bad robot. Then search for hundreds of hidden details and make magical choices in two books packed with detailed pictures and new stories to share again and again! With a special edition CD featuring more than 45 minutes of stories and music - perfect for storytime, bedtime, and journeys. This box set contains a CD plus five books: Winnie's Dinosaur Day, Winnie's Pirate Adventure, Winnie's Big Bad Robot, What Would You Do In Winnie's World? and What Can You Spot in Winnie's World?
  • APNYK 5 years +
    Fiona Patchett
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £5.59
    • RRP £7.00
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    This title contains a pack of 30 generously sized cards each showing a tasty and simple treat to make at home. On one side of the card there is a mouth-watering photograph of the finished dish, which when turned over shows clear, step-by-step picture instructions for how to make it. Recipes include apple flapjacks, chocolate fudge brownies and fairy cakes.
  • APGIZ 5 years +
    Kate Knighton
    5 years +
    • £9.89
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    A comprehensive guide to face-painting, with step-by-step, illustrated instructions and a photo of the finished look to use as a guide. Plus lots of handy hints and tips, including the correct position to sit in, how to apply and blend facepaints, and how to adapt one look to create multiple versions. Animals, vampires, monsters and lots more.
  • APG2 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    The Alphabet Games Phonics set is great for making learning letters into a lively game that allows your child to progress as they learn.

    Featuring well-loved Oxford Reading Tree characters, Biff, Chip and Kipper, the games can be played by one to four players with the help of an adult or older child.

    The cards' clear pictures and great instructions make them simple to use.
  • CT0643 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Enjoy hours of flying fun with this 64-page book and 25 sheets of folding paper.

    There are 20 sleek and stylish paper planes to create, all of which have step-by-step instructions. Written by Dean Mackey, curator of The Online Paper Airplane Museum, the designs range from the tried and trusted to exciting and new flyers.

    Ages 6 plus
    Dimensions: 270 x 350mm
  • CT0596 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £3.99
    This giant poster features an illustration of a perfect princess castle and is just waiting for children to colour it in. It's so big, that more than one child can start colouring at the same time.
  • AAJBG 4 years +
    Debi Gliori
    4 years +
    (2)
    • £6.39
    • RRP £8.86
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    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.
  • AAJAQ 6 years +
    Dk
    6 years +
    • £7.19
    • RRP £8.99
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    Become a nature explorer with this hands-on kit! From keeping caterpillars to learning how honeybees actually communicate, read the handy spotter's guide to get expert tips on where bugs lurk or try any of the 30 fun projects. Get outside and catch bugs in the field with the trusty bug catcher provided and have fun decorating your books or projects with stickers. Makes bug identification totally Bug-tastic!
  • AAKTQ 5 years +
    Genevieve Helsby
    5 years +
    • £7.89
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    This is a delightfully colourful introduction to classical music, aimed to fire the imagination of young children aged 5-7 years. Readers are asked to think about the different places in which we might hear music, whether it is in a concert hall, or just on television. They are then introduced to a selection of famous composers including Mozart and Beethoven, and learn about each of the musical instrument families, from woodwind to percussion. Throughout the book children are referred to the accompanying CD so that they can hear examples as they read. Music on the CD includes Mozart's "Magic Flute", Williams' "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone", Saint-Saens' "Carnival of the Animals", Holst's "Planets", Stravinsky's "Petrushka" and Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf".
  • ANLSJ 5 years +
    Mairi Mckinnon
    5 years +
    • £9.89
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    Suitable for young language learners, this book includes over a thousand words of basic Spanish vocabulary. A picture associated with each word aids learning, there is a bilingual word list at the back of the book, and links to hear pronunciation by a native speaker online.
  • AOLNJ 5 years +
    Felicity Brooks
    5 years +
    • £8.89
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    A very simple, illustrated vocabularly book with over 270 Spanish words for children to spot and learn. Each word is brought to life with a friendly illustration, and grouped into themes including 'Animals', 'At home', 'My body', 'Bedtime' and lots more. With sturdy board pages designed to withstand being read time and time again.
  • AJRCY 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £6.74
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    Have fun in the sun, drink lemonade in the shade and be inspired to write about pirates, kings and magic rings in the Oxford First Rhyming Dictionary. The dictionary contains a clear and simple alphabetical list of words that rhyme and rhyming sounds, as well as an index to make finding words simple. John Foster's lively poems accompany the rhyming sounds, and every page features bright and colourful illustrations. Children can expand their vocabulary, practise phonic sounds to help with spelling, and being to write their own rhymes! Writing, reciting and reading poetry is a requirement of the Primary curriculum, and the Oxford First Rhyming Dictionary is a perfect way to get into rhyme.
  • APNET 6 years +
    Eileen O'Brien
    6 years +
    • £9.89
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    This simple and colourful guide is for absolute beginners of any age with carefully graded tunes including well-known tunes, folk songs and Christmas carols. Friendly cartoon characters explain how to play each note, and provide an entertaining introduction to reading and understanding music.
  • ACMWL 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.66
    • RRP £7.00
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    Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Rhyming Flashcards are an enjoyable way to develop early phonic skills by recognising rhymes and letter patterns in words. All of the games and activities suggested in this flashcard set can be played with an adult or older child together with one or two younger children. Playing the Rhyming Games will help children to: * recognise rhyming words * make their own rhymes * link groups of letters with their sounds * develop memory and concentration skills * develop early reading and spelling skills The cards contain: * pairs of rhyming cards with a simple word and picture on each * advice cards with practical tips for parents on how to use the Phonic Flashcards and games to support learning. Games have been written by a practising teacher and support practice in schools. The series provides essential support for parents through www.oxfordowl.co.uk . Visit the Oxford Owl for practical advice for helping children learn to read, all you need to know about phonics and lots of fun activities and free eBooks.
  • AOLNI 5 years +
    Felicity Brooks
    5 years +
    • £7.89
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    A very simple, illustrated vocabularly book with over 270 German words for children to spot and learn. Each word is brought to life with a friendly illustration, and grouped into themes including 'Animals', 'At home', 'My body', 'Bedtime' and lots more. With sturdy board pages designed to withstand being read time and time again.
  • APNGZ 5 years +
    Jo Litchfield
    5 years +
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    Every child loves playing traditional card games such as Snap. Suitable for young children, this work contains cards that are illustrated with the author's hand-made model characters and features everyday objects such as apples and balloons.
  • AAJKY 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £9.89
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    The Fun with Phonics series offers the best and most fun way for children to learn the basics of reading, spelling and writing. This fantastic pack has everything you need to engage your child with phonics and teach them the basics of reading. The pack contains five full-colour books that will introduce your child to the most common sounds that form a foundation to literacy. This exciting pack also contains a 30-minute DVD featuring the popular Fun with Phonics' programmes as seen on Cbeebies. Through a mixture of lively, colourful and entertaining sequences, this unique DVD will support your child's learning by bringing phonics vibrantly to life whilst clearly demonstrating how to voice, read and write the new sounds they are being introduced to. In Fun with Phonics: Reading, your child will be taken through all 44 of the most basic phonics sounds that they will have to learn at school and will be encouraged to recognise written sounds and words towards being able to identify and read short and simple words on their own. The pack also contains vital information for parents on understanding phonics, with advice on how best to enjoy Fun with Phonics: Letters and Sounds with your child. Suitable for children aged 3-5 years.
  • ALJKO 5 years +
    Francesca Simon
    5 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £8.00
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    A little boy getting ready for bed looks up at the moon and wonders whether it can speak English as it shines all over the world. He tells the moon about his day - it's not lonely falling asleep when you share your day's adventures with the moon. A timeless bedtime picture book from bestselling Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon and Ben Cort, illustrator of Aliens Love Underpants. Audio read by Lenny Henry. Lenny Henry has risen from being a cult star on children's television to being one of Britain's best known and loved personalities.
  • AAJKX 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £10.19
    • RRP £10.29
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    The Fun with Phonics series offers the best and most fun way for children to learn the basics of reading, spelling and writing. This fantastic pack has everything you need to engage your child with phonics and teach them the basics of handwriting. The pack contains a 32-page book which will introduce your child to the most common sounds and letter shapes and provides a basic foundation in handwriting. The book also offers plenty of opportunities for your child to practice their handwriting together with some fun stickers for you to use to reward your child's progress. This exciting pack also contains a 30-minute DVD featuring the popular Fun with Phonics' programmes as seen on Cbeebies. Through a mixture of lively, colourful and entertaining sequences, this unique DVD will support your child's learning by bringing phonics vibrantly to life whilst clearly demonstrating how to voice, read and write the new sounds they are being introduced to. In Fun with Phonics: Handwriting your child will be taken through all 44 of the most basic phonics sounds that they will have to learn at school and will be encouraged to recognise written word shapes towards being able to identify and write short and simple words on their own. The pack also contains vital information for parents on understanding phonics, with advice on how best to enjoy Fun with Phonics: Handwriting with your child. Suitable for children aged 3-5 years.
  • AAMOO 5 years +
    Susan M. Lloyd
    5 years +
    • £26.49
    • RRP £28.50
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    The Phonics Handbook is a comprehensive resource for teaching reading and writing.

    The Phonics Handbook enables reading to be taught in a simple and straightforward way through an understanding of the 42 main sounds of English. The children can be taken through the stages of recognising the sounds of English, blending sounds to form words, to identifying the sounds in words (phonological awareness) so they can become good spellers. The author writes from considerable experience and there is a wealth of practical hints.

    In this third edition The Phonics Handbook follows the series of skills that are the basis of the Jolly Phonics programme. Tricky Words are included specifically, along with the alternative ways of spelling the vowels.
  • AMPAP Babies
    Lyn Wendon
    Babies
    • £6.39
    • RRP £7.99
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    A sturdy book with split pages that gives children hands-on practice in making lots and lots of words. Designed with spiral bound binding, the pages are split into two sets of flip over pages, allowing the children to flip the pages over and discover new words. Flip Flap Phonics is designed to develop skills in blending sounds together to make words and to help children identify rhyming patterns in real and nonsense words. It can also be used as a valuable teaching aid and a focus point for blending sounds and reading words in small groups.