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Books by Sam Taplin

  • Poppy and Sam's Wipe-Clean Summer Activities

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: BXYRA
    Paperback
    Join Poppy and Sam for a range of fun mazes, dot-to-dots, copying and other wipeclean activities, all themed around summertime fun on Appletree Farm. The simple puzzles are perfect for developing pen control in young children in an enjoyable way.
    • £4.59
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  • Noisy Dinosaur

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: AAHIN
    Board 5 years +
    This lovely big board book is perfect for sharing with small children, who will love pressing the buttons to make the sounds you hear in the noisy prehistoric times. A perfect book for young dinosaur enthusiasts. The book comes with eight sounds, including a Tyrannosaurus Rex roaring, raptors hissing and a pterodactyl squawking. It is colorfully illustrated by Lee Wildish.
    • £11.69
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  • Poppy and Sam's Magic Painting Book

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: BUPEA
    Paperback
    Bring Poppy and Sam's adventures to life in this charming magic painting book. Brush water over the black and white pages and watch as they magically burst into vibrant colour. Scenes include a scarecrow, feeding the pigs, flying kites and collecting eggs. With a handy flap to stop paint seeping through to the page beneath.
    • £5.89
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  • The Jungle

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: BZKFT
    Paperback
    There are three simple nine-piece jigsaws and a beautifully illustrated board book in this box. Little children can enjoy a selection of detailed jungle scenes in the book, and then use the jigsaws to recreate three scenes from the book.
    • £6.39
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  • Poppy and Sam's Rubber Stamp Activities

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: BYGSD
    Other
    Use the six rubber stamps that come with this book to add pigs to the pig pen, flowers to the meadow, hens to the coop and fish to the stream, and much more, as you follow Poppy and Sam around Appletree Farm. One of the rubber stamps is in the shape of the famous Farmyard Tales duck, so you can add that to every picture too.
    • £11.89
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  • Five-minute Bedtime Stories

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: AFFMG
    Hardback Toddlers
    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.
    • £9.59
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  • Poppy and Sam's Animals Sticker Book

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: CBLLK
    Paperback
    (2)
    Join Poppy and Sam for a wander around Apple Tree Farm to meet all the animals who live there, including favourites Rusty the dog, Dolly the horse and Woolly the sheep. There are lots of scenes to decorate, including the stables, snowy fields and a summer show, and over 150 stickers to bring the pages to life.
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  • Poppy and Sam's Animal Sounds

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: BUPDZ
    Other
    Poppy and Sam are feeding the animals at Apple Tree Farm, and they're a noisy bunch! Little children will love hearing the farm come to life as they press the pages of this entertaining book, to hear Curly the pig, Woolly the sheep, Rusty the dog and more. At the end you'll hear all the noisy animals at once, accompanied by a jolly tune.
    • £12.89
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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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  • Poppy and Sam's First Word Book

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: BXLFW
    Hardback
    Every child will love to learn their first words in the company of Poppy and Sam and the animals who live at Apple Tree Farm. This book provides lots of opportunities for learning - it's full of first words to read, things to spot, plus spelling and writing for older children too.
    • £7.69
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  • The Twinkly Twinkly Christmas Tree

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: BSVWI
    Other
    This beautifully illustrated board book has lots of electric lights inside it for little children to discover. Mouse has no Christmas lights so she sets out with her friend Mole to find some in the snowy forest. As the story unfolds and there are more and more lights, until Mouse finds a stunning Christmas tree at the end.
  • Poppy and Sam's Noisy Train Book

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: BYJGR
    Other
    Join Poppy and Sam for a stream-train adventure full of fun sound effects. Press the buttons on each page of this exciting book to hear the story come to life. There are ten sounds, including Rusty the dog barking, Dolly the carthorse neighing, and the steam train puffing along the tracks and tooting its horn.
    • £12.89
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  • Famous Classical Tunes Keyboard Book

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: BQYDK
    Other
    Children will learn to play 10 of the best-known tunes in classical music on the big keyboard in this beautifully illustrated book. Including music from Beethoven, Vivaldi, Verdi and Dvorak, this is a perfect introduction to the world of classical music and a great way for children to take their first steps in learning the piano.
    • £12.89
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  • First Book About the Orchestra

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: ATGWC
    Other 3 years +
    This incredible sound book provides young children with an introduction to the magic of the orchestra and lets them hear the sound each instrument makes.

    There is an embedded button on each page and the instruments covered include brass and drums. There's even one button that has the whole orchestra playing together.
    • £12.89
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  • My First Guitar Book

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: CAWKO
    Other
    By pressing the buttons in this unique and exciting sound book, children can play the guitar along to music. There are four guitar chords to play, and five tunes to play along to, with easy-to-follow instructions and charming animal characters to explain how to do it.
    • £11.99
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  • Noisy Zoo

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: AAHIW
    Board 3 years +

    Usborne's Noisy Zoo by Sam Taplin is a riot of hooting, roaring and cawing, thanks to fun noisy buttons for your little one to press. With colourful and appealing illustrations and lots of exciting noisy button to press, Noisy Zoo is ideal for engaging the attention of busy toddlers. It also features picture tabs that allow scenes to be located quickly and easily. Lots of fun!

    • £11.29
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  • Zoo Sounds

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: BXYQX
    Other
    Little children will love pressing the pages and hearing the zoo come to life with the ten realistic sounds in this charmingly illustrated book. From lions and elephants to monkeys and exotic birds, there's lots of animal fun to be had.
    • £11.69
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  • The Twinkly Twinkly Bedtime Book

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: CAXMM
    Other
    It's bedtime for little bear... but the starry sky looks so exciting! This magical book has ten lights for little children to discover as they join little bear and his dad on a walk before bed. Each time you turn a page there are even more stars shining in the sky, until it's time to wander home and fall fast asleep.
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  • Woodland Sounds

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: BRYJC
    Other
    From cuckoos and woodpeckers to rustling leaves and rippling streams, this book creates a beautiful woodland world for little children to enjoy. It has 10 sound buttons with an array of atmospheric noises, as well as die-cut holes to peep through and lots of finger trails and textures to explore.
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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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  • Santa

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: APOPL
    Paperback
    (2)
    A perfect activity book for Christmas; little children will love adding stickers to the magical festive scenes and bringing them to life. Scenes include Santa getting ready, flying in his sleigh and delivering presents. With over 150 stickers. WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking Hazard.
    • £5.39
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  • Are You There Little Owl?

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: CAWKU
    Other
    Little owl is hiding! Children will love peeping through the holes in this charming book to try and find the elusive owl. As they make their way through the forest they keep thinking they have found the owl, only for it to turn out to be something else when they turn the page.
    • £4.79
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  • Poppy and Sam's Wipe-Clean Christmas Activities

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: CAWKT
    Paperback
    Join Poppy and Sam at Christmas for a mixture of simple, fun wipe-clean activities for young children. Including mazes, spot the difference, spotting, counting and tracing, this festive collection is a perfect present and also an excellent way to practise pen control.
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  • Play Hide and Seek with Tiger

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: CDBEF
    Other
    Join tiger for a game of hide and seek with his friends! Little ones will love lifting the large flaps to find all the adorable animals hiding behind, including elephant, sloth, rhino and orangutan. With bright, vibrant illustrations by Gareth Lucas and simple text, this is a charming book to enjoy time and time again.
    • £6.39
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