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Books by Nicola Baxter

  • Ladybird First Favourite Tales: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: ADUUZ
    Hardback 3 years +
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    Based on the traditional fairy tale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears", this vibrantly illustrated story is sure to become a favourite in every home. Follow the naughty Goldilocks into the house of the three bears, and see what happens when they come home and find her! Part of the Ladybird "First Favourite Tales" series - a perfect introduction to fairy tales for preschoolers - this hardback book contains lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children. Ideal for reading aloud and sharing with 2-4 year olds.
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  • The Three Little Pigs

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: ADUVU
    Hardback 3 years +
    A perfect introduction to the traditional fairy tale "The Three Little Pigs". Join the three little pigs as they set off to see the world, build their houses and encounter the big, bad wolf. Part of the Ladybird "First Favourite Tales" series, this hardback book contains amusing pictures and lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children. It is ideal for reading aloud and sharing with 2-4 year olds.
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  • The Ultimate Treasury of Stories & Rhymes

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: AFLUH
    Hardback
    This is an amazing anthology of over 215 classic fairy tales, new stories, teddy bear tales, nursery rhymes, animal adventures, and poems for children. It includes well-loved tales like "The Three Little Pigs", "Rumpelstiltskin" and "Puss in Boots", as well as new stories such as "The Horrible Hat" and "There's a Bear in the Bathroom!", and traditional rhymes and poems including "Georgie Porgie", "Silent Night", and "Hickory, Dickory Dock". The short stories are just the right length for reading aloud, with charming characters, accessible language and lively pictures by leading children's artists that will keep youngsters entertained. The small chunky format is easy to handle, ideal for little children to hold themselves. There is something for everyone in this classic collection of stories and verse, which is full of exciting rhymes, busy bears, animal antics and festive cheer. From teddy bear tales to fairy tales, and from nursery rhymes to poetry, you will find all your best-loved stories and characters, plus many new ones. Each entry is accompanied by bright and appealing drawings from a diverse range of artists, making this the perfect book to be read aloud to small children or for new readers to try themselves. Children and parents alike will enjoy sharing this volume.
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  • Teddy Bears Fun to Learn First 1000 Words

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: AFKLJ
    Hardback Toddlers
    Welcome to the wonderful world of words! More than a thousand of them are introduced in this book, from clock to socks and from broom to spoon, all of the full illustrated. They include objects that will be familiar to every child, such as fruits, vegetables, and things found inside the home, as well as introducing exciting new images from the outside world, such as the street, the park, the hospital, the countryside and wild animals. Without even realizing it, young readers will enhance their language skills while having fun with Teddy Bear.
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  • My First Bedtime Stories

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: ATGTR
    Hardback
    The beautifully illustrated tales in this collection are all short and sweet. The cute pictures allow children to help tell each story along with their grown-up helper. There is plenty to laugh about together, and these tales are an ideal way to set kids on the path toward reading. From a naughty new puppy to learning how to play a musical instrument, children will be able to engage with these narratives. Others deal with the first day of school, bathtime fun, bright nightwear, a fairy who helps people sleep, and a mammoth mountain of cuddly toys. The final story in the book is designed to help kids to wind down and relax, ready to enjoy a good night's sleep.
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  • Silly Rhymes and Limericks

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: AGBIL
    Paperback
    This is a crazy collection of 44 wacky and wonderful works. It presents rhymes from many of the world's most famous writers, such as Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Alexander Pope...and of course the prolific Anonymous! Divided into thematic sections, including Animal Antics, Peculiar People, Nearly Nonsense and Silly Stories, it includes everything from lengthy poems such as "Little Birds", "The Walrus" and the "Carpenter", and "The White Knight's Song", to a multitude of single-verse limericks. Bright, lively illustrations by Cathie Shuttleworth bring all the characters to life in intricate detail - and watch out for a busy bee buzzing around on every page. It is a beautifully presented anthology that the whole family can enjoy. When your woggles are all of a winkle, And your bruggles are chingle and spleed, What you need is a look in a honglemous book Like this one - it's just what you need! There is nonsense that almost means something. There are antics and oddness in rhyme. You will giggle your klurkiest grungles away, And have a pomjinglemous time! And if you are funglous at every stage, There's a bee to be found on each yopplesome page!
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  • Chase That Car!

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: AUHBW
    Paperback
    The car in this story is fast and fun, and your child's first steps in reading can be just the same when you share this book at home or school. The book can be used in a number of ways to help young readers build confidence. Grown-ups can begin by reading the illustrated words at the edge of each left-hand page with the child. Have fun trying to spot the same terms within the story itself. Finally, all the illustrated words can be found at the end of the book, so the child can enjoy checking all the phrases that you can now read together!
    • £3.89
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  • Catch That Plane!

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: AUHBU
    Paperback
    The plane in this story is fast and fun, and your child's first steps in reading can be just the same when you share this book at home or school. The book can be used in several ways to help young readers build confidence. Grown-ups can begin by reading the illustrated words at the edge of each left-hand page with the child. Have fun trying to spot the same terms within the story itself.Finally, all the illustrated words can be found at the end of the book, so the child can enjoy checking all the phrases that you can now read together!
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  • Ballet Star

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: BGYEH
    Other 3 years +
    When her grandmother takes her to watch the ballet, Star is captivated by the ballerinas in their beautiful dresses and decides that she wants to be just like the graceful girls on stage. A week later she is given a pink leotard, a little floaty skirt, pale pink tights and pretty ballet shoes. She begins her ballet lessons and learns about standing in first position, pointing her toes and balancing - but soon realizes that it's going to take a very long time, and a lot of hard work. Fortunately, granny has some wise words of encouragement...This delightful tale, told in simple language and illustrated with enchanting drawings throughout, makes a lovely first storybook for young readers. A glittery finish on the cover makes this volume a pleasure to read, and it is sure to inspire every little girl who dreams of becoming a ballet star.
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  • Sweet Dreams

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: BEOIX
    Paperback 3 years +
    This title includes soothing stories for peaceful bedtimes. This is a delightful collection of over 30 stories that have been specially written with peaceful bedtimes in mind. Charming and beautiful illustrations accompany every story, and there is a special sparkling finish to the cover. Each story gently address many of the causes of anxiety or excitement in a child's world such as monsters under the bed, missing friends, thunderstorms, and quarrels and crossness. This collection of stories to share at bedtime has been specifically designed to encourage sweet dreams and peaceful nights. The short, thoughtful tales help to put the excitements or upsets of the day gently to rest, leaving children soothed and ready for sleep. An index of themes makes it easy to choose the perfect story to end each day. The grown-up can select a tale that addresses night-time fears, or schoolday worries, or concerns about a new sibling - or a story on a favourite theme such as princesses or pirates. Each story is written to be just short (or long) enough, and the magical illustrations throughout will enchant and calm.
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  • Dreamland Fairies

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: BEIXG
    Paperback
    This title presents five magical stories from fairyland, with enchanting illustrations. It is perfect for reading aloud to young children, or for confident readers to enjoy by themselves. Imagine a place that is very, very far away...and very, very near at the same time. Imagine a place that is always busy, and always peaceful. Imagine a place that is everywhere, and nowhere...It's difficult isn't it? And yet, you've been there! It is called Dreamland.
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  • My Little Treasury of Stories & Rhymes

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: BEHCP
    Hardback
    This collection is the perfect book for you to read to small children, or for young readers to try themselves. Divided into five sections, so you can always find the kind of story or verse that you or your child are in the mood for. Beautiful drawings bring each story and rhyme to life, making this an enchanting reading experience. The small chunky format is easy to handle, ideal for tiny hands to hold.
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  • Stop That Tractor!

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: AUHBY
    Paperback
    The tractor in this story is fast and fun, and your child's first steps in reading can be just the same when you share this book at home or school. The book can be used in several ways to help young readers build confidence. Adults can begin by reading the illustrated words at the edge of each left-hand page with the child. Have fun trying to spot the same terms within the story itself. Finally, all the illustrated words can be found at the end of the book, so the child can enjoy checking all the phrases that you can now read together!
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  • Bedtime Lullabies

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: AIEKH
    Other Toddlers
    This delightful book and its accompanying CD feature four fun and soothing songs, including the ever-popular 'There Were Ten in the Bed' and 'Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear'. The lullabies range from the short and sweet 'Sleep, Baby, Sleep' to the longer and more elaborate 'Wynken, Blynken and Nod'. The repeated structure of the rhymes makes it easy to adjust their length as you read to small children, depending on how sleepy they are. It is perfect for lulling little ones to sleep. Sleep, baby, sleep, Your papa guards the sheep; Your mama shakes the dreamland tree And from it fall sweet dreams for thee, Sleep, baby, sleep. Sleep, baby, sleep, Down where the woodbines creep; Be always like the lamb so mild, A kind and sweet and gentle child, Sleep, baby, sleep.
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  • Rhymes for Playtime Fun

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: AEKXE
    Paperback Toddlers
    Rhymes are fun for everyone, and they are even better when there are actions to go with them. Here you will find rhymes to move about to, rhymes to wriggle your fingers to, rhymes that can go on and on, and rhymes where all your friends can join in - have fun! This wonderful collection includes popular songs such as The Wheels on the Bus; Early in the Morning; I Am the Music Man; One Finger, One Thumb, Keep Moving; There Were Five In The Bed; Touch Your Head, Shoulder, Knees and Toes; and Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush.
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  • My Little Treasury of Bedtime Stories

    Nicola Baxter

    Product Code: ABPSC
    Hardback
    This is a timeless collection of 145 delightful bedtime stories, fully illustrated with colourful and engaging drawings. The short stories are the perfect length for reading aloud, with accessible language and lively pictures that will keep small children entertained. It includes four chapters each featuring a different cast of cute animal characters: Teddy Bear Tales, Farmyard Tales, Kitten Tales and Bedtime Tales. The small chunky format is easy to handle, and for little children to hold themselves. There is something for everyone in this classic collection of stories, full of cute kittens, busy bears, animal antics and lots of cheeky children. In Five Minute Teddy Bear Tales, the little town of Bearborough is home to baby bears and granny bears, opera-singing bears, and trampolining bears! In Five Minute Farmyard Tales, little pig gets lost (and found) and everyone enjoys Farmer Barnes' pie contest! When a mother has five little kittens to take care of in Five Minute Kitten Tales, she certainly has her paws full! Finally, the collection of Five Minute Bedtime Tales is an enchanting selection of sleepytime stories with silly rabbits, noisy elves, and lots of surprises. Charmingly illustrated throughout, children and parents alike will enjoy sharing these sleepytime stories, and the useful index of favourite themes makes it easy to choose the perfect story to bring each busy day to a cuddly close.
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