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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

  • Touch

    Anita Ganeri

    Product Code: APVMV
    Hardback 5 years +
    What does it feel like when you stroke a cat? How does your body tell you when it is hurting? Which part of your body has the toughest skin - and which is the most sensitive? All these questions and more to help you really understand what the sense of touch is all about. The series, Senses, is an engaging exploration of the senses for young readers. A mixture of photographs and illustrations clearly and simply help children understand the five senses in a though-provoking way. Suitable for KS1.
  • Paul Smith for Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go

    Richard Scarry

    Product Code: ALQVZ
    Hardback 4 years +
    British designer, Paul Smith, has created a stunning new look for his favourite classic children's book, Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things that Go. This edition features a hardback copy of the book in a wonderful interactive slipcase. This beautiful edition of the book features new Paul Smith covers and packaging. Slide the book out of the slipcase to turn the traffic lights from red to amber to green and see the paintwork on the cars change. The book is a classic of children's story books, loved for 40 years. This edition will surely be a collector's item for many more years.
    • £24.99
    • RRP £25.00
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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 nervous...today 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
    • Save £0.30
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  • Farmyard Tales Wind-up Train Book

    Gill Doherty

    Product Code: AAHIK
    Hardback 3 years +
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    Following the phenomenal success of the "Wind-Up Tractor Book" in 2007, this is a brand-new and exciting interactive title in the popular "Farmyard Tales" series. Three train stories are retold with a new twist! Each story has a sturdy track embedded in the pages, which the accompanying wind-up train toy can then be placed upon to follow around and bring the story to life. This is a fantastic gift guaranteed to engage and entertain young children.
    • £16.89
    • RRP £16.99
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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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