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Babies, toddlers and younger children can learn all about first concepts with our selection of ABC books to learn the alphabet and number books. We also have a great range of first words books, all of these available at incredible prices with Book People's hand-picked selection of books for children.

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5 years + : First Concepts

  • Nursery Rhymes Audio

    Debi Gliori

    Product Code: AAJBG
    Other 4 years +
    (3)
    Get singing. Listen to the 60-minute CD that contains all fifty rhymes from the book, and have great fun singing along with your child as you follow the words on the page together. Beautifully illustrated with a sprinkle of magic so you can enjoy all your favourite rhymes from "Little Miss Muffet", "Hickory Dickory Dock" to "Ring Around the Rosy" and "Old Mother Hubbard". It is great for sharing at any time of day.
    • £8.09
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  • Very First Words at Home

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: APOUI
    Other 5 years +
    An attractive first word book, with lots of familiar things to spot and talk about. Helps to build young children's vocabularly and the essential acquisition of language skills. Part of a great-value collection of essential books - which every child should have.
    • £5.39
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  • Lift-the-Flap Numbers

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: APOZQ
    Other 3 years +
    A colourful lift-the-flap board book to help children learn about numbers in a fun way. Each page has lots to spot and talk about, even for pre-readers, as children are asked to count, spot and match different numbers. The answers can be found by lifting the 80+ flaps.
    • £9.09
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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
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Big Book of English Words

    Mairi Mackinnon

    Product Code: APOUE
    Other 5 years +
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    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.
    • £8.99
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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
    • RRP £14.99
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  • First Reading Flashcards

    Lyn Wendon

    Product Code: ADPBZ
    Other 5 years +
    This title features the Letterland alphabet in both capital and lower case letters, on 65 double sided cards with plain letters on the reverse. There are clear instructions for multiple uses and game ideas. Size of 65 cards is: 82x127mm/3.2"x5".
    • £6.29
    • RRP £7.00
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  • Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Food

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: AVVKU
    Other 3 years +
    This is an interactive book from Usborne, with flaps revealing answers to all kinds of questions about the food we consume every day.

    Children can lift the flaps to discover all the how's, what's, where's and why's about our food.
    • £9.09
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  • That's Not My Height Chart and Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: APOZK
    Other 5 years +
    A tactile board book for little children that's all about big and little, explaining the concept of height through a story about animals each taller than the last. Packaged in a sturdy box with a 2m height chart and 5 sheets of stickers which you can use to mark your child's height onthe chart as they grow.
    • £9.89
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Travel Snap

    Jim Field

    Product Code: APOVR
    Other 4 years +
    This is the best pocket-sized travel companion around. This new take on the well-known 52-card matching game features famous landmarks from around the world, quirkily illustrated by Jim Field. Playing games is a vital part of a child's early education, as well as teaching important skills such as co-operation with other people, conversation, concentration, how to follow rules and the importance of winning and losing.
    • £5.69
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  • Animals

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: APOUH
    Other 5 years +
    A bright, colourful and charming illustrated word book, filled with familiar animals for little children to spot and name. It provides lots for children to look at and talk about, encouraging vocabulary building and word recognition.
    • £5.39
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  • Knights and Castles Snap

    Paul Nicholls

    Product Code: APOMN
    Other 3 years +
    Snap is a much-loved first card game and these large, colourful and high quality cards will delight very young children. Match as many pictures as you can to win the game. The cards are durable and robust to survive repeated use. Snap is an easy and fun game, which is a great way for young children to develop important sorting, matching and reading skills.
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  • Very First Book of Things to Spot: at Home

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: APICB
    Other 5 years +
    A look-and-talk book for very young children, with simple, bright illustrations and lots to see and spot on every page. Children can spot everyday household items in various rooms around the house. Perfect for sharing with little children and will help them learn new words and develop vital pre-reading skills.
    • £7.89
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  • Big Book of Colours

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AOLLO
    Other 5 years +
    A vivid introduction to colour, from primary colours and the colour wheel, through to the moods and meanings of different colours. Pages dedicated to each colour are packed full of shades and tones, and an acetate page shows the effects of mixing colours. Introduces the basics of art theory, and specialist words to enrich children's vocabulary.
    • £9.89
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  • My First Numbers: Ladybird Learners

    Product Code: ANMWY
    Other 3 years +
    This fun board book introduces young children to first concepts and themes. A great introduction to first numbers with fun little rhymes to teach your toddler how to count from numbers one to ten. Little ones will be encouraged to look and find, and talk with parents about what they can see. It allows you to count the items together in this fun, beautifully illustrated book. There is lots of opportunity to extend your child's vocabulary with rhythm and rhyme. A colourful board book packed with big learning ideas for curious little minds. Look out for other titles in the series: My First Animals: Ladybird Learners, My First ABC: Ladybird Learners; My First Colours: Ladybird Learners.
    • £4.89
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  • My First ABC: Ladybird Learners

    Product Code: ANMWX
    Other 3 years +
    This fun board book introduces young children to first concepts and themes. With a great introduction to the alphabet, little ones will learn new words as they go from A to Z in this beautifully illustrated book. There is lots of opportunity to extend your child's vocabulary talking about all the colourful things they can see. Its a colourful board book packed with big learning ideas for curious little minds. Look out for other titles in the series: My First Animals: Ladybird Learners, My First Colours: Ladybird Learners; My First Numbers: Ladybird Learners.
    • £4.59
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  • My First Colours: Ladybird Learners

    Product Code: ANMBC
    Other 3 years +
    This fun board book introduces young children to first concepts and themes. A great introduction to colours, little ones will be encouraged to look and find all the different coloured objects in this beautifully illustrated book. There is lots of opportunity to extend your child's vocabulary talking about all the colourful things they can see. Watch your child having fun finding the red ladybird and the yellow duck while developing early educational skills. This is a colourful board book packed with big learning ideas for curious little minds. Look out for other titles in the series: My First Animals: Ladybird Learners, My First ABC: Ladybird Learners; My First Numbers: Ladybird Learners.
    • £4.49
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  • My First Animals: Ladybird Learners

    Product Code: ANMBA
    Other 3 years +
    This fun board book introduces young children to first concepts and themes. A great introduction to first animal words, this book offers exciting illustrations of animals in their different environments. Little ones will be encouraged to look and find, and talk with parents about their favourite animals and their behaviour. There is lots of opportunity to extend your child's vocabulary. Look at the pictures with them and ask: "What is the cat doing?'; 'Where is the frog?' 'What noise does the dog make?' A colourful book packed with big learning ideas for curious little minds. Look out for other titles in the series: My First Numbers: Ladybird Learners, My First ABC: Ladybird Learners; My First Colours: Ladybird Learners.
    • £4.89
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  • My First Word Book on the Farm

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AMOWC
    Other Toddlers
    Little children need to learn a huge amount of vocabularly before they start to read, and one of the best ways in which to do that is to share books with them. This book is a perfect vocabularly-builder, with over 100 farm-themed words, each with a picture. Simply point to a picture and say the word and your child will soon be picking up new words.
    • £8.09
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