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From potty training to starting school, Book People's hand-picked selecton of books based on first experiences are all available at unbelievable prices. They're great for inspiring a love of books and showing kids what they can expect to see in the wider world.

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5 years + : First Experiences

  • Pirate Pete's Potty


    Product Code: AAJVJ
    Other 3 years +

    Pirate Pete's Potty is a fun book to share with toddlers who are ready to move on from nappies to the potty. With a clever interactive button to press to hear a cheer, you can show little ones what to expect when they wave goodbye to nappies and learn to use the potty. Charming illustrations and simple, reassuring text are perfect for introducing potty training in a fun way.

    • £6.29
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Princess Polly's Potty


    Product Code: AAJVI
    Other 3 years +

    Pretty illustrations and an interactive noisy button give Princess Polly's Potty lots of toddler appeal. The reassuring message and simple story will encourage your little one to get the idea of moving on from nappies and help her understand what's involved. She'll have lots of fun pressing the cheer noisy button as you turn each page and if she's ready for the potty, this is a brilliant book to share!

    • £6.29
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  • Starting School

    Caryn Jenner

    Product Code: APWKV
    Paperback 5 years +
    This book is aimed at children who are due to start school, and can be shared with young children to answer their many questions about what school life will be like. Many varied school settings and scenarios are explored to show that different schools work in different ways. At all times, children are encouraged to look forward to this new experience and to be reassured that there will be other children just like them at school, and that there will always be people there to help them settle in. Warm and funny illustrations by the wonderful Arthur Robins will reassure and amuse children and adults alike. There is also a Top Tips section to provide ideas for parents or carers on how to support their child in the run up to the Big Day.
  • I'm Starting Nursery: a Pirate Pete Book

    Amanda Li

    Product Code: ALZKL
    Board 3 years +
    Pirate Pete: I'm Starting Nursery is a new interactive story starring the famous Pirate Pete, part of Ladybird's best-selling Pirate Pete and Princess Polly series. Starting nursery is an exciting and anxious time for children and parents alike and this reassuring sound book is a fun way to prepare little ones for their own first day at nursery school. The simple text and colourful illustrations help little boys to understand what happens at nursery and reassure and motivate them about staying at nursery themselves. It covers visiting the nursery to look around, all the different activities to do there, going to the loo, having lunch and making new friends. Pressing the cheer button on every page is also a fun way to involve your child in the story!
    • £6.89
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  • Hearing

    Sally Morgan

    Product Code: APZAP
    Paperback 5 years +
    Including activities to help enhance hearing, this book shows how we use our sense of hearing to find out all about the world around us.

    It will show children how hearing works and how humans and other animals use their sense of hearing in everyday life.
  • Going to Nursery

    Laurence Anholt

    Product Code: AMQGO
    Paperback 3 years +
    Too little to go to school, too big to stay at home all day, Anna is off to nursery for the first time. Tom is new too, and together they discover how much fun it can be! Young children and adults alike will enjoy sharing and talking about this much-loved classic picture book, with its delightful and amusing insight into the joys and trepidations of starting nursery.
    • £6.89
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Maisy Learns to Swim

    Lucy Cousins

    Product Code: AGNZV
    Hardback 3 years +
    Goggles and swimsuit at the ready - it's Maisy's first swimming lesson! Maisy's a little she is going on her very first swimming lesson. There's lots of hustle and bustle in the changing room and - wow! - the pool looks SO big and it's ever so splish-splashy! Luckily, Eddie and Tallulah have come along too and they all have a great swimming teacher called Poppy, the hippo. Everyone has lots to learn, including floating, kicking and blowing bubbles, but it's a LOT of fun! It is the perfect read for little children venturing on their very first swimming lesson, encouraging them to enjoy the water and have fun in an accessible and typically delightful Maisy way! With underwater scenes and splashy, bubbly fun, this brand new "First Experience" title from Maisy will reassure even the most apprehensive of children!
    • £7.69
    • RRP £7.99
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  • What's the Time, Mr.Wolf?

    Annie Kubler

    Product Code: ALTED
    Hardback 3 years +
    A fabulous finger puppet interpretation of this evergreen children's game. Follow Mr. Wolf and Little Wolf through the hours in their day, from waking up to the all-important dinner time. Digital and analogue clocks on each page help us learn to tell the time.
    • £8.09
    • RRP £8.99
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