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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

  • Aunts and Uncles

    Rebecca Rissman

    Product Code: BWQ2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    This title teaches readers that all families are different, and that some families include uncles and aunts. A family tree shows readers how people in families are related to each other.
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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.
  • Going to the Doctor

    Anna Civardi

    Product Code: APMZE
    Paperback Toddlers
    Designed to introduce young children to unfamiliar situations in an amusing and friendly way. Features Stephen Cartwright's delightful illustrations, providing lots to look at and talk about. An ideal starting point for young children and adults to discuss first experiences. Other titles in this series include: Going to the Dentist The New Baby Moving House
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  • Moving House

    Anna Civardi

    Product Code: APMZD
    Paperback Toddlers
    Designed to introduce young children to unfamiliar situations in an amusing and friendly way. Features Stephen Cartwright's delightful illustrations, providing lots to look at and talk about. An ideal starting point for young children and adults to discuss first experiences. Other titles in this series include: Going to School The New Baby Going to the Dentist
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  • My Five Senses

    Aliki

    Product Code: AOWKV
    Paperback 4 years +
    Sight and smell, taste and hearing and touch-our senses teach us about our world. Discover how you use your five senses in this classic Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out picture book from beloved author-illustrator Aliki. Aliki's simple, engaging text and colorful artwork show young readers how they use their senses to smell a rose or play with a puppy. Now rebranded with a new cover look, this bestselling picture book invites young readers to use each of their five senses to explore the world around them. Both text and artwork were expert-reviewed for accuracy. This is a Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores introductory concepts perfect for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.
    • £4.89
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  • What Can I Taste?

    Joanna Issa

    Product Code: AOWBS
    Paperback 4 years +
    This book takes a very simple look at children's sense of taste. Levelled text with repeated use of high frequency words makes the book perfect for beginning readers, while bright, colourful illustrations complement the text and maintain readers' interest.
    • £4.79
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  • Oxford Reading Tree: Read with Biff, Chip & Kipper First Experiences Fun at the Farm

    Roderick Hunt

    Product Code: AMKZJ
    Paperback 5 years +
    Introduce your child to new situations through these entertaining and sensitively written stories, which are perfect for reading together. Each story is packed with facts and humour to familiarise your child with what to expect from a first experience e.g. what will happen, who they will meet and new things they might see. First Experiences with Biff, Chip & Kipper have been carefully created to help parents explore the wider world with their child, talk about shared feelings and emotions, and build vocabulary through the fun activities included in every book. Each book also includes practical tips and ideas for you to use when reading together. Biff, Chip & Kipper are characters from the Oxford Reading Tree series, which is used in 80% of primary schools. This story has been written by Roderick Hunt, author of the original Oxford Reading Tree stories, and Annemarie Young; superb storytellers with over 50 years educational experience between them. Alex Brychta's humorous and detailed illustrations bring the stories alive and are known to and loved by millions of young readers all over the world. This series is linked to Read with Biff, Chip & Kipper -the UK's best-selling home reading series, and is supported by free eBooks and advice for parents at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.
    • £4.59
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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.
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