5 years +: Picture Books
BBAN 5 years +5 years +
Bird is building her nest. She pushes and pulls twigs into place until she's made a cosy cup, ready and waiting... can your children guess what for?
- RRP £11.99
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Following a bird as it builds a nest, this gorgeous picture book offers an introduction to forces and the concepts of pushing and pulling. From trying to catch the worm to gathering twigs, this is an exciting and accessible introduction to both nature and science.
It uses a charming story to introduce children to facts about this scientific - and extremely useful - concept.
XACGS 3 years +3 years +
There's a lion who enjoys corn flakes, a rabbit who burgles books and a crocodile looking forward to a snappy birthday in this 10-book collection starring All Creatures Great and Small.
- RRP £69.90
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- Just 80.00p per book
With their bright and bold artwork, the books in this great value collection all star amazing animal characters and have been written by popular authors including Debi Gliori, Rosie Reeve and Mark Sperring.
Brilliant for any animal-loving children aged 3 and over, the ten books here will be returned to time and time again.
CF0136 6 years +6 years +
A beautiful gift edition of the first story in the magical Wishing Chair trilogy from one of the world's most loved and bestselling authors, Enid Blyton. Illustrated by award-winning illustrator and Guardian cartoonist, Joe Berger. When Mollie and Peter go to buy their mother a birthday present, they discover the most extraordinary thing: a chair that can fly and grant wishes! The Wishing-Chair takes them on some marvellous adventures - to a castle where they narrowly escape from a giant and rescue a pixie, to the Land of Dreams, and to a disappearing island! Short chapters and beautiful illustrations make the Magic Wishing Chair perfect bedtime reading for children aged five and upwards. A richly nostalgic gift for grandparents and parents to share with the next generation of Blyton fans. Enid Blyton is arguably the most famous children's author of all time, thanks to series such as The Wishing-Chair, The Faraway Tree, The Mysteries, The Famous Five and The Secret Seven. Her fantasy books, including The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair, are among her most popular creations and they promise to enchant boys and girls for generations to come. "Her books were terrific page-turners in the way no others were". (Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse).
- RRP £14.99
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AGJDA 3 years +3 years +
A reassuring and simple story about separation for the very youngest children. Mum and Dad don't live together any more, so sometimes this little girl lives with her mum and her cat, and sometimes she lives with her dad. She has two bedrooms and two sets of toys, but she takes her favourite toys with her wherever she goes. This simple, warm, lift-the-flap book with bold and colourful illustrations is a reassuring representation of separation for the youngest children. Melanie Walsh is sympathetically alive to the changes in routine that are familiar to many children who live with separate parents and are loved by both. Ideal for very young children who divide their time between separated parents. A reassuring and positive representation of what can often be a difficult time for young children. Simple, straightforward text, large flaps and bold graphic illustrations.
- RRP £7.99
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FLNG 5 years +5 years +
With a cut-out, peek-through silhouette of a brave little boy pondering his thoughts, Feelings is a book that will help you and your children understand the nature of feelings and what they mean.
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A book sure to make you and your kids experience all the emotions, the text is wonderfully visceral and the visual style makes it rewarding on repeated reading. Wonderfully enchanting, it will help children understand why every person is unique and experiences different emotions.
Written by Richard Jones in delightful rhyme and with Libby Walden's gorgeous watercolour artwork, each spread is dominated by a colour that relates to the emotion and feeling. The textured jacket makes the book extra special.
YCO2 3 years +3 years +
Pippa Goodhart's You Choose! will get parents and children imagining their favourite places in the universe to visit, and thinking about the best way to travel and who they should be best friends with.
- RRP £6.99
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With bright and colourful illustrations by Nick Sharratt, You Choose! is a stunning book to share with children from 3+ who will love the random ideas that are thrown up.
AWHCL 4 years +4 years +
Caterpillars Dotty and Stripe do everything together. They play, they eat leaves and do all sorts of caterpiller-y things, and then one day, after spinning themselves into snuggly cocoons, they wake up as beautiful butterflies! But soon they realise that, for the first time ever, they look different. Should Dotty only play with butterflies that look like her? And Stripe only play with butterflies that look like him? A stunningly illustrated story about friendship and and being happy with who you are, from the author/illustrator of Waterstones Children's Book Prize shortlisted The Dawn Chorus.
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WWRY 4 years +4 years +
This is a book for small children who have big worries. It has step-by-step solutions for problems including falling out with a friend and getting in trouble at school.
- RRP £9.99
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It will help young children understand and deal with worries and give tips on controlling them. It has ideas for things to do when feeling overwhelmed by thoughts and feelings and even has step-by-step tips to get through various scenarios.
With fun and lively illustrations, this gentle book is ideal for those who are looking to gain confidence and will also help them develop emotional literacy. It will act as a key tool for parents and practitioners who want to help children open up about their problems.
ALTUV 3 years +3 years +
Up and down, here and there, busy wheels are everywhere! Beaver and Dumper Truck are busy moving heavy loads for the new town hall. But it starts to rain, and the town might flood-can Dumper Truck help? It's time to get busy with machines that race, vroom and zoom! This vibrant series is designed to excite playful pre-schoolers. Each Busy Wheels book offers a colourful vehicle adventure, sounds to mimic and an exciting job to get done. Ambulance in Action: 9781781710937 Digger to the Rescue: 9781848358201 Dumper Truck Dash: 9781781710913 Fire Engine is Flashing: 9781848358195 Monster Truck Moutain Rescue: 9781781710920 Police Car on Patrol: 9781781710906 Racing Car is Roaring: 9781848358225 Tractor Saves the Day: 9781848358218
- RRP £4.99
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AAJWE 3 years +3 years +
All the thrills and spills of the Grand Prix are in this book! With three sturdy tracks embedded in the pages, the two accompanying wind-up racing car toys can be raced, overtaking one another, crashing and swerving to be the first to reach the finish line. It contains all sorts of information and fun facts about motor racing including pit stops, overtaking and getting ready to race. This is a perfect gift for young racing enthusiasts.
- RRP £19.99
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PPRI 4 years +4 years +
Written especially for those aged 4 and above, this is a collection of carefully levelled readers starring Peppa Pig and all her friends.
- RRP £49.90
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- Just 70.00p per book
Throughout the exciting stories, Peppa looks at the little creatures in Grandpa Pig's garden; has some fun sorting and recycling rubbish; and enjoys a day out at the fair.
Each book has been carefully checked by educational consultants and can be read independently at home or used in a guided reading session at school. Further content includes comprehension puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers, and book band information for use in schools.
PG0231 5 years +5 years +
Children will love heading to the village of Greendale and joining Postman Pat, Jess and all their friends in this treasury of seven stories.
- RRP £12.99
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The funny stories find Pat having to deal with everything from bouncy castles to runaway cows and pesky parrots. They're sure to delight any fan of the long-running show.
Just like the man himself, they all deliver the goods.
ALZKL 3 years +3 years +
Pirate Pete: I'm Starting Nursery is a new interactive story starring the famous Pirate Pete, part of Ladybird's best-selling Pirate Pete and Princess Polly series. Starting nursery is an exciting and anxious time for children and parents alike and this reassuring sound book is a fun way to prepare little ones for their own first day at nursery school. The simple text and colourful illustrations help little boys to understand what happens at nursery and reassure and motivate them about staying at nursery themselves. It covers visiting the nursery to look around, all the different activities to do there, going to the loo, having lunch and making new friends. Pressing the cheer button on every page is also a fun way to involve your child in the story!
- RRP £6.99
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DJPS 5 years +5 years +
Starring all the popular characters from Disney Junior including Princess Sofia, Doc McStuffins and, of course, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, this collection of five books is sure to be treasured by your little reader!
- RRP £24.99
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- Just £1.00 per book
Throughout these delightful hardbacks (which come presented in a sturdy slipcase), Doc McStuffins faces Bubble Trouble; Princess Sofia takes part in the Royal Games; and Mickey, Minnie, Daisy and Goofy become superheroes!
Sure to be enjoyed time and time again, either at bedtime or as little ones learn to love reading independently, these are great adventures starring very popular Disney characters.
LIZP 3 years +3 years +
From the bestselling and Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning author-illustrator of The Brilliant World of Tom Gates, our Liz Pichon Collection is a warm and hilarious set of picture books that are just perfect for little ones aged 3 and above.
- RRP £20.97
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- Just 83.00p per book
In My Little Sister Doris, Little Croc wants nothing more than a pet, but his mum and dad have some rather different news - they are expecting a baby. When Baby Doris arrives, Little Croc doesn't have the best of times, but he soon learns that being a big brother can actually be a lot of fun. My Big Brother Boris continues the sibling love theme of My Little Sister Doris and Fluffy and Scruffy tells the delightful story of two cats who are very different who need to overcome their differences and work together to defeat a common enemy: a large group of mice.
Lively, engaging illustrations and themes little ones will be able to associate with combine perfectly in this set of books by this highly talented, award-winning author. Just perfect for sharing at bedtime!
ALJMS 5 years +5 years +
The Reverend Awdry's first book in the classic Railway Series, The Three Railway Engines, was published exactly 70 years ago. This elegant slipcase brings together the all 26 books from this famous series in one stunning volume. The ultimate gift for all those who delight in the adventures of this cheeky little engine and his friends and a delightful present for new babies who are sure to grow up to be firm Thomas fans.
- RRP £40.00
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AKHYA 5 years +5 years +
Paddington Bear has been delighting adults and children alike with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures for over fifty years. To celebrate his enduring popularity, eleven classic novels (complete and unabridged) are brought together in one lavish slipcased volume, truly to be treasured. Paddington Bear had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru when the Brown family first met him on Paddington station. Since then their lives have never been quite the same...for things just seem to happen to Paddington. Wherever there is excitement to be found, a flooded bathroom, menacing dumplings, or a bear overboard, Paddington is never far from the scene...This very special treasury brings together eleven of the original Paddington stories delicately illustrated by Peggy Fortnum, making an exquisite keepsake gift.
- RRP £35.00
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APJXJ 5 years +5 years +
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Brambly Hedge with this exquisite slipcased volume containing tall eight well-loved, classic picture books. The mice of Brambly Hedge made their first appearance in 1980 when the four seasonal stories were published. Ever since, readers have loved exploring the miniature world of the hedgerow and meeting the families that live there. In this collection the mice have many adventures, but they always have time for fun and relaxation too. Whatever the season, and whether they are by the sea, in the High Hills, or simply at home by the fire, there is always someone ready to lend a helping hand. Contains: Spring Story, Summer Story, Autumn Story, Winter Story, Poppy's Babies, Sea Story, The High Hills, The Secret
- RRP £35.00
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ACWYP 5 years +5 years +
The mice of Brambly Hedge have been delighting adults and children alike for more than thirty years. All eight of the classic picture books are brought together in this exquisite volume. The mice of Brambly Hedge made their first appearance in 1980 when the four seasonal stories were published. Ever since, readers have loved exploring the miniature world of the hedgerow and meeting the families that live there. In this collection the mice have many adventures, but they always have time for fun and relaxation too. Whatever the season, and whether they are by the sea, in the High Hills, or simply at home by the fire, there is always someone ready to lend a helping hand. Contains: Spring Story, Summer Story, Autumn Story, Winter Story, Poppy's Babies, Sea Story, The High Hills, The Secret
- RRP £19.99
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PYO2 5 years +5 years +
One day Mr Gumpy decides to take a trip along the river in his boat but the children, the rabbit, the cat, the pig and lots more friends decide to join him. Everyone's having a lovely time until the animals start kicking, bleating, hopping and flapping and the boat starts to rock... The winner of the Kate Greenaway Award, John Burningham's Mr Gumpy's Outing is a simple and exciting read for children aged 5 and over.
- RRP £7.99
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APGXU 5 years +5 years +
Step into Winnie's wonderful world! Enjoy three picture books full of adventure, where Winnie and Wilbur meet real dinosaurs, pirates, and even a big, bad robot. Then search for hundreds of hidden details and make magical choices in two books packed with detailed pictures and new stories to share again and again! With a special edition CD featuring more than 45 minutes of stories and music - perfect for storytime, bedtime, and journeys. This box set contains a CD plus five books: Winnie's Dinosaur Day, Winnie's Pirate Adventure, Winnie's Big Bad Robot, What Would You Do In Winnie's World? and What Can You Spot in Winnie's World?
- RRP £19.99
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ARHDU 4 years +4 years +
Delve into the natural world with this beautifully illustrated book of wordless nature stories. StoryWorlds: Nature explores and depicts a selection of the wondrous stories found every day in nature, from penguins 'proposing' to the dangerous lure of a venus flytrap. Children will have hours of fun learning to read stories in images as well as understanding more of the world around them.
- RRP £17.99
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ADDKC 5 years +5 years +
The perfect gift -- five of Dr. Seuss' best-loved tales in one attractive book. A wonderful gift, featuring five of the hilarious classics that made Dr. Seuss one of the best-loved children's authors: The Cat in the Hat The Cat in the Hat Comes Back Green Eggs and Ham Fox in Socks How the Grinch Stole Christmas With his unique combination of hilarious stories, zany pictures and riotous rhymes, Dr. Seuss has been delighting young children and helping them learn to read for over fifty years. Creator of the wonderfully anarchic Cat in the Hat, and ranking among the UK's top ten favourite children's authors, Seuss is firmly established as a global best-seller, with nearly half a billion books sold worldwide.
- RRP £19.99
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