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5 years + : Early Years

  • Maisy at the Seaside Sticker Book

    Lucy Cousins

    Product Code: AMQHQ
    Paperback Babies
    Join Maisy and all of her friends for a sunny day by the sea, using your stickers to fill in the fun on every page! Build sandcastles on the beach, have a picnic, fly a kite and ride on the rollercoaster!
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  • Oxford Reading Tree: Read with Biff, Chip & Kipper First Experiences Going to Dentist

    Roderick Hunt

    Product Code: AMJUW
    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.
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  • Build Your Own Robots Sticker Book

    Simon Tudhope

    Product Code: ALGXX
    Paperback 5 years +
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    A construction toy in sticker book form, with lots of robots to build using the stickers provided. Satisfyingly stylish and detailed artwork will appeal to children of all ages.
    • £6.89
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  • Stomp, Dinosaur, Stomp!

    Margaret Mayo

    Product Code: AAYUW
    Paperback 5 years +
    Meet all your favourite dinosaurs as they stomp, glide and charge through this brilliant book from a bestselling creative team. Includes Tyrannosaurus Rex, Pteranodon, Triceratops, Velociraptor, Diplodocus and more.
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  • Noisy Jungle

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: AAHIV
    Board 3 years +

    A fantastic gift for preschool children, Noisy Jungle by Sam Taplin will fascinate little ones with its easy-to-press buttons that emit all the sounds of the jungle. Of the usual high quality that you would expect from Usborne, this board book is wonderfully colourful, featuring lovely illustrations from Lee Wildish that will help children to learn about the animals of the jungle.

    • £11.29
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  • Lift the Flap Word Book

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: ADWFE
    Hardback 3 years +
    This is a stylish picture word book with flaps to lift to encourage word and picture association. Each themed page has plenty of flaps to lift with the word of an object or animal underneath. Smaller flaps at the bottom show the same word with an accompanying, delicately illustrated picture. The themes include the park, on the farm, at the seaside, noisy words and words at home.
    • £9.09
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  • Mog's Amazing Birthday Caper: ABC

    Judith Kerr

    Product Code: ADDXM
    Paperback Toddlers
    Relive another classic story about everyone's favourite family cat, Mog, in this beautiful new edition. Join the loveable, accident-prone cat as she makes her way to Debbie's birthday party through an alphabet adventure! On the day of Debbie's birthday party, Mog sets off on an adventure through the alphabet. Along the way she meets the dragons in the dark and the jaguar with a jug of jelly. M is for Mog, but to her surprise, it is also for the mad mouse monster of her dream.
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  • Pop-up London

    Jennie Maizels

    Product Code: ACSPR
    Hardback 5 years +
    Explore London in this pop-up tour of one of the world's greatest cities. This title helps you follow the River Thames through the famous, funny and fantastic sights of London from Kew Gardens to the Olympic Village, with amazing interactive pop-up buildings to explore on the way. With ever-inventive Jennie Maizels as your guide, the journey is full of surprises, secrets and spooky stories. Find out where you can see a pair of Queen Victoria's knickers, have a conversation with a floating ghost or see peregrine falcons hunting. Full of fun and facts, this is a delight for all, whether introducing this great city to novices or revealing unknown treats to the capital's long-time fans.
    • £15.29
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  • Starting School: Do I Have to Go to School?

    Pat Thomas

    Product Code: AQBFN
    Paperback 5 years +
    A beautifully illustrated picture book for children who are starting school for the first time. Going to school is a huge change for young children, this book encourages children to discover the joy of learning new things, meeting new people and having new experiences. Notes for parents and teachers at the back of the book provide valuable advice for how to share this book with your child or class. Written by a trained psychotherapist, journalist and parent, and illustrated by an experienced children's book artist, this is part of an acclaimed and successful series of picture-book non-fiction for Early Years. Books in the series give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues. They are excellent tools for teachers to use during classroom discussions.
  • In the Night Garden: Ooh, Pretty Flower!

    Product Code: BUAJO
    Other Babies
    This enchanting illustrated storybook is based on an episode of the long-running preschool programme, In the Night Garden. It tells the story of how once upon a time Upsy Daisy went to look at all the pretty flowers in the Night Garden. Sure to delight all little fans of Upsy Daisy, Igglepiggle, Makka Pakka and the Tombliboos!
    • £4.89
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  • Second Reading Flashcards

    Lyn Wendon

    Product Code: ADPCA
    Other 5 years +
    This is a pack of 80 versatile flashcards featuring decodable picture-coded words. Lots of game ideas are included, along with opportunities to create meaningful phrases and sentences. It includes key sight words with less regular parts underlined. Plain letters are on the reverse sides. Size of 80 cards is 85x132 mm/3.6"x 5.2".
    • £7.59
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  • Big Book of English Words

    Mairi Mackinnon

    Product Code: APOUE
    Other 5 years +
    (1)
    An essential vocabulary builder for young children, with around a thousand everyday words and pictures, arranged thematically. There are lots of things to spot and talk about in this large format board book, that is perfect for poring over together. With characterful and slightly nostalgic illustrations by Kate Hindley.
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  • Out and About

    Shirley Hughes

    Product Code: AVGCU
    Paperback Toddlers
    (1)
    In this wonderful collection of poems, by best-loved and Kate Greenaway Medal-winner, Shirley Hughes, Katie and her little brother Olly go out and about, romping through the changing seasons. They take pleasure in the different elements and weather conditions - sunshine, wind, rain, mist and even snow. From the joys of the seaside to the miseries of the sickbed, this exuberant volume captures to perfection the world of childhood.
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  • My First Animal Fun Sticker Book

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: ASOBS
    Paperback 3 years +
    Help Goose go through the maze to find his chocolate mousse, use your stickers to fill Mole's garden with flowers and butterflies, and play search-and-find at Goat's playgroup! With loads of animals getting up to all kinds of fun, this is an animal sticker book like no other. Packed with games, activities and hundreds of extra-large stickers that are easy for small hands to use, this book is perfect for birthdays, rainy days and holidays - a great gift for any young child. Animal Fun Sticker Book is a must-have activity book based on Julia Donaldson and Nick Sharratt's wonderful books for toddlers, including One Mole Digging a Hole, Goat Goes to Playgroup, Animal Music, Hippo Has a Hat and Chocolate Mousse for Greedy Goose. Also look out for: 1, 2, 3, Sticker Book by Julia Donaldson and Nick Sharratt.
    • £5.89
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  • Sticker Dolly Dressing Ice Skaters

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AQOPH
    Paperback 5 years +
    Help Natalie, Ellie and Jess live out their ice skating dreams using over 250 colourful, reuseable stickers, including beautiful costumes for a ballet on ice, training outfits for the gym and the rink, a variety of ice skates and lots of glamorous accessories.
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  • 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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  • Usborne Listen and Learn First German Words

    Mairi Mackinnon

    Product Code: APGIT
    Hardback 5 years +
    This looks like a book but it's actually a clever sound panel that allows children to hear 128 German words spoken by a native speaker. Simply take one of the 4 cards (each features 16 words and pictures on each side) out of the envelope and insert into the slot as instructed. Press 'go' and then press a picture to hear how the word is pronounced.
    • £12.39
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  • What Can You See in Autumn?

    Sian Smith

    Product Code: AOWBR
    Paperback 4 years +
    Books in this series introduce emergent readers to the four seasons. In Autumn, children are taken on a tour of things they can see in autumn including typical autumn activities and changes in the natural world. Beautiful photos, very simple repeated text, high frequency and decodeable words and strong photo-to-text matching make this a perfect book for early readers to enjoy.
    • £7.69
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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.
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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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  • Jon's Football Team - Read it Yourself with Ladybird

    Product Code: AOHVN
    Paperback 5 years +
    Jon and his friends are big fans of famous footballer Ben Wills. Can they learn to play like him and win? For over thirty-five years, the best-selling Read it yourself with Ladybird has helped children learn to read. All titles feature essential key words. Title-specific words are repeated to practise throughout. It is designed to be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. All titles include comprehension questions or puzzles, guidance notes and book band information for schools. This Level 1 title is suitable for very early readers who are ready to take their first steps in reading. A small number of frequently repeated words, simple facts, clearly labelled images and captions fully engage the reader. It includes contents, index and a picture glossary.
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  • Listen and Learn First English Words

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: AOGXD
    Other 5 years +
    A word book that lets you listen to 120 English words, spoken by a native speaker. Simply take one of the 4 cards (each features 16 words on each side) out of the envelope and slot it in as instructed. Press 'go' and then press each of the pictures to hear how the word is pronounced. Press 'go' and then press each of the pictures to hear how the word is pronounced. For preschool children learning English as either a first or second language.
    • £13.49
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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.
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We have lots of brilliant books for preschoolers, including exciting educational titles, spellbinding fairy-tales and fables, nostalgic treasuries of nursery rhymes, and plenty of story books for kids featuring favourite characters! Our early years books are sure to inspire a lifelong love of books in younger children, with dynamic text and enchanting pictures.

Early learning they’ll love

We offer an assortment of engaging early learning titles. Children will acquire and develop all sorts of skills, including numeracy, literacy, first words, phonics and more - everything they’ll need for when they start school! What’s more, they’ll have heaps of fun as they learn using our activity books, singing silly songs, lifting flaps, fascinating themselves with our dinosaur books, exploring unusual textures and more!

Much-loved familiar faces

With a host of fun characters to encourage them along the way, children will be enjoying these vibrant books in no time. Characters include the Gruffalo, the Teletubbies, Peppa Pig, Paddington Bear, all the colourful characters of the Mr. Men and Little Miss universe, the Moomins and dinosaur books.

Acclaimed authors and illustrators

Our range includes plenty of titles from well-known authors and illustrators, whose works have been tried, tested and adored by kids for years! From wonderful stories by the likes of Julia Donaldson, Michael Rosen and Beatrix Potter, to colourful illustrations by Axel Scheffler, Nick Sharratt and many more. You can also browse our full range of children's books.

Large books for preschool and story book for toddlers

  • Julia Donaldson Story Collection
  • Funnybones Collection
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Collection: Levels 1-3
  • Mr. Men Christmas Collection
  • Bedtime Story Winner 2018: The Incredible Journey
  • The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library Collection
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection
  • Halloween Sticker and Activity Collection
  • Julia Donaldson Activity Book Collection
  • Rod Campbell's My First Little Bag of Books

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