3 years +: Children's Fiction

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    "The princess may try seven times to escape By changing her colour and changing her shape." But each time Princess Eliza changes - into a blue fish, a yellow chick, a red fox or a black cat - the wicked wizard finds her and sets her another horrible task. Will this plucky princess be able to outwit him and escape back to the palace in time to cut her birthday cake? The Princess and the Wizard is a magical adventure from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard. With brilliant rhyming verse, bright and distinctive illustrations and glitter on every page, this story is perfect for reading together. Enjoy all the stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: Sharing a Shell, The Princess and the Wizard, The Rhyming Rabbit, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday.
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    How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind. A very funny story of quick wits and friendship, Room on the Broom is another smash hit from the unparalleled picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows away the witch's hat, bow and wand. Luckily, they are retrieved by a dog, a bird and a frog, who are all keen for a ride on the broom. It's a case of the more, the merrier, but the broomstick isn't used to such a heavy load and it's not long before . . . SNAP! It breaks in two! And with a greedy dragon looking for a snack, the witch's animal pals better think fast. This edition features the captivating classic story with a stunning, redesigned cover and beautiful finish, making it a must-have addition to the bookshelves of all Donaldson and Scheffler fans - big and small! Also available with redesigned covers are: The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, The Snail and the Whale, The Smartest Giant in Town, Monkey Puzzle, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, and A Squash and a Squeeze.
  • Big Book of Christmas Stories - Hardback - 9781782098386
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    The Big Book of Christmas Stories has four festive classics that children will love reading in the build-up to the big day.

    Featuring bright and bold illustrations on each page, this keepsake book is perfect for sharing out loud. Stories include The First Christmas, The Snow Queen, The Nutcracker and The Twelve Days of Christmas.
  • Engage Literacy Wonder Words Collection - 24 Books - Collection - 9781474774413
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    Young children who are just starting to read can become familiar with 100 high-frequency words with this collection of 20 early readers. It even comes with a poster so they can track their success.

    The books in this collection follow a systematic scheme that introduces children to their first 100 high-frequency words in an enjoyable and friendly way. The stories progress from short and simple text to more repetitive and rhythmic language and support guided reading. They are banded and have appealing font sizes.

    The stories are a mixture of animal-based stories and experiences that children will experience as they grow up e.g. cooking, going to the dentist. There's even one about going to the moon!

    Format: paperback
  • Time to Read Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781529006018
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    Featuring the likes of The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and The Emperor of Absurdia by Chris Riddell, this collection contains 20 original picture books adapted into early reader format with easy-to-read type.

    The familiar stories and characters and funny tales in this collection will inspire children who are just starting to read independently and will quickly become bookshelf favourites.

    Other brilliant tales in this collection include Football Fever, The Giant of Jum and What the Ladybird Heard.

    Format: paperback
  • Paddington at St Paul's - Hardback - 9780008272043 - Michael Bond
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    Paddington Bear has delighted so many readers with his gentle adventures for 60 years now and the two recent hit films have made him a firm favourite with a whole new generation. This is a brand new story featuring the marmalade-loving bear.

    Mr Gruber takes Paddington on a special outing to St Paul's Cathedral. But when they get there, there are far too many surprises - and then Paddington's mistaken for a choir bear! His unexpected rehearsal doesn't quite go to plan...

    Written by the much-missed Michael Bond and beautifully illustrated by R.W. Alley, this is a perfect picture book.
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    The superheroes of The Incredibles 2 will be returning to the big screen this summer and this hardback is inspired by the hit new Disney-Pixar film.
  • ASYSN 3 years +
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    Dirty Beasts is a collection of hilarious animal rhymes from the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! Reissued in the exciting new Roald Dahl branding. A collection of (mainly) grisly beasts out for human blood, ranging from Gocky-Wock the crocodile to Sting-A-Ling the scorpion. Described in verse with all Dahl's usual gusto and illustrated in suitably lurid style by Quentin Blake. "A true genius ...Roald Dahl is my hero". (David Walliams). Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blake's inimitable artwork. Listen to DIRTY BEASTS (with REVOLTING RHYMES) and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios! Look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! inspired by the revolting Twits. Look out for the whole collection of wondercrump Roald Dahl books!
  • Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801251 - Julia Donaldson
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    The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom... when it comes to books for toddlers, Julia Donaldson can't be beaten and you'll find all these and more in this brilliant 10-book collection.

    Sure to quickly become bedtime favourites, our collection also includes Julia Donaldson stories that may not be as well known but are just as delightful. With flowing, rhyming copy and illustrations from the likes of Axel Scheffler, Rebecca Cobb and Emily Gravett, we just know your toddlers will love The Snail and the Whale, The Paper Dolls and Cave Baby.

    Stories to be returned to time and time again and perfect for shared reading, you will not find these amazing picture books at a lower price. A must for any young reader!

    Format: paperback
  • AOHUW 3 years +
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    Kick your boots off, everyone. Summer's here and so's the sun. Bright, bold and accessible, this collection of poems is packed full of noises and actions -- perfect for joining in. There are counting rhymes and animal rhymes, rhymes to make you shuffle and squelch and clatter and patter, and rhymes to make you gallop like a horse or slide down the banister. Julia Donaldson's verse jumps off the page and Nick Sharratt's snazzy illustrations add to the fun. Look out for more poems from Julia Donaldson and Nick Sharratt in WRIGGLE AND ROAR: 'will animate, engage and stimulate babies and have nursery classes jumping about with noisy enthusiasm' - Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week
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    Edward Lear's classic poem, The Owl and the Pussy-cat, beautifully illustrated by Charlotte Voake and introduced with a foreword by Julia Donaldson The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea In a beautiful pea-green boat...Edward Lear's classic poem has delighted readers of all ages for generations. It is given new life by Charlotte Voake's exquisite illustrations in this beautiful new edition. Introduced by a foreword from world-renowned children's author and Lear devotee, Julia Donaldson, this is a book to be treasured by Lear fans both old and young. Be sure to look out for Julia Donaldson's sequel to this much-loved poem, The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussy-cat.
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    Mr Wolf makes wonderfully tasty - and just a little bit messy - pancakes in this fun picture book by Jan Fearnley.

    Mr Wolf loves pancakes but doesn't know how to make them - and his neighbours are not much help either! He has to work it all out by himself, but then his neighbours smell them and want to grab a taste.

    Perfect for Pancake Day, this story offer a fantastic twist on familiar fairy tales including Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs.
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    A story of a first football game from the multi-award-winning creator of Maisy. Today is a big day for Maisy and her friends as they head to the football pitch. Eddie, Cyril and Maisy are on the red team; Tallulah, Charley and Dotty are on the blue! The referee blows the whistle and they're off! Passing, diving and scoring, what an exciting game! The blue team have scored at half time, but what will happen next and who will score the next goal? Just wait for the final whistle! It's more fun with Maisy! Visit her amazing website - www.maisyfun.com - for activities, newsletters, games and more.
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    A highly collectable new series about an all-star dinosaur football team and their hilarious escapades. This fast-paced, fun-packed story comes with an amazing 3D dinosaur mask for children to dress-up and join their very own dinosaur football team! Meet Dinosaurs United - Lightning, Ziggy, Coco, Dippy and Spike. They're an awesome five-a-side footy team who play in the Fantasy Football League. They're fast and fun and always on the ball - which is just as well because their opponents will use every sneaky trick in the book to win the cup! In their first adventure, the amazing Dinosaurs United go head-to-head against the Cowardly Custard Pirate Crew! But oh no - they've lost their kit, and they have to use their wits and football skills to find it! Can the dino team club together to defeat the dastardly pirates and win the match? This exciting new series taps into favourite themes for children (football, dinosaurs AND pirates all in one book!) and celebrates both the value of individual talents and working together in a team. Perfect for fans of Dinosaurs love Underpants, The Dinosaur that Pooped series and Julia Donaldson's Spinderella.
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    A Treasury of Songs contains the words for 20 of Julia Donaldon's songs inspired by the likes of Room on the Broom and The Gruffalo.

    The book comes with a CD of Julia performing the songs herself - many of which will be familiar to children if they have been lucky enough to see Julia perform in person.

    Some of the songs and rhymes even have actions to carry out.
  • ATCHT 4 years +
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    Build your very own table-top model by folding out the back cover of these delightful activity books. Then colour in and cut out the figures to complete the scene. There are also facts and stories, extra creative craft projects and a simple glossary. Exceptionally easy-to-make, these books provide hours of creative fun and are extremely popular.
  • AFFMG Toddlers
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    This brand new collection of original stories by Sam Taplin is perfect for sharing at bedtime. There are eleven stories in the book, all featuring endearing animal characters and beautifully illustrated by Ag Jatkowska. The stories are gently humorous and very cosy, as we follow the adventures of Mouse as she tries to find a happy feeling for her friend Badger, Little Tiger's efforts to learn to swim, and Dog's quest to find out who is flying the yellow balloon on the other side of the hill.
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    Everyone has their favourite Harry story and here they all are in this roaringly good collection at this amazingly good price! This superb collection features Harry and the Snow King, Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs, Harry and the Robots, Romp in the Swamp and Harry and the Dinosuars say 'Raaah!' Read about how Harry first found his beloved dinosaurs, their adventures together in the scary swamp and discover just how brave they all are when they visit the dentist. There are even two stories just about Harry.
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    Julia Donaldson's The Gruffalo has become one of the most recognisable characters in children's picture books and on kids' TV, and this story is an essential addition to any child's bookshelf.

    Witty pictures from Axel Scheffler, a glorious rhyme that will soon be learned by heart, a brave mouse and the most lovable scary monster ever... what's not to love? Readers aged 3 and over, not to mention Mum and Dad, will soon be hooked!
  • Noddy: Toyland Detective - Hardback - 9781444940961 - Enid Blyton
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    Tying in with the popular new TV series based on Enid Blyton's classic stories, this book follows Noddy as he embarks on a new career as Toyland's detective.

    If there's something lost, missing or unusual happening in town then Noddy, Bumpy Dog and Revs the car will investigate. A dream team, they will do all they can to find out what's going on and make things right.

    With the help of his Who-What-Where book, Noddy asks questions and uncovers clues to solve the mystery and save the day. This is a brilliantly bright and appealing book for any Noddy fan.
  • Thomas the Tank Engine: Story Collection - Hardback - 9781405287722 - Rev. W. Awdry
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    This story collection includes three exciting adventures following Thomas the Tank Engine as he learns how to be a Really Useful Engine and explores the island of Sodor.

    A classic for many years and a hero to generations, this book even has a story that finds Thomas enjoying a race and taking the Fat Controller to London to meet the Queen.

    This keepsake hardback is a great way of passing on the tradition of Thomas to early readers and also features classic characters including Percy, James, Gordon and Toby.
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    Sharing a Shell is a feast of colour and fun. With stunning illustrations by Lydia Monks and captivating rhyming verse from former Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson, this charming story of friendship and sharing is bound to be a winner. Each page has a special glittery element and lots of quirky characters, too. Perfect for toddlers from 3+.
  • The Hundred and One Dalmatians - Hardback - 9781405281652 - Dodie Smith
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    Dog lovers of all ages will be going dotty with delight when they read this - the first ever picture book adaptation of Dodie Smith's classic, The Hundred and One Dalmatians.

    A much-loved story that inspired the Disney animation (and the live-action adaptation), the text has been adapted by Peter Bently and is fantastically complemented by Steven Lenton's gorgeous artwork.

    Missis and Pongo's Dalmation puppies have been stolen and there's only one suspect - the horrible Cruella de Vil (if she doesn't scare you, no evil thing will). All Cruella wants to do is turn these cute pups into a spotty fur coat... But Missis and Pongo refuse to allow this unbearably cruel act to happen. They enlist the help of some furry friends as they embark on a brave and fearless rescue attempt...
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    The number one bestselling picture book, now available in paperback...What's big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! Introducing a magnificently warm and funny picture book from two remarkable talents.