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School, Nursery and Playgroup - Books for Children -

Related category: Childrens & Teenage Books

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 17 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book I Love My Teacher by Giles Andreae, illustrated by Emma Dodd
    I Love My Teacher - by Giles Andreae, illustrated by Emma Dodd

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781408345610 | ISBN 10: 1408345617

    A colourful, fun-filled picture book all about school!   Put your coat on the hook, play with friends and join in all the day’s activities. Start with show and tell, reading and writing, then playtime, making things and singing. Teache ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Kid in My Class by Rachel Rooney, illustrated by Chris Riddell
    A Kid in My Class - by Rachel Rooney, illustrated by Chris Riddell

    £10.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910959879 | ISBN 10: 1910959871

    He’s not scared of nothing. Nobody. Never. Nah. Which means that he is. Tough kid. Not tough enough. I know - I once met his dad. ​  They’re all here... every kid in the class. The pushy one, the shy one. The whizz kid and th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Matilda by Roald Dahl
    Matilda - by Roald Dahl

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141365466 | ISBN 10: 0141365463

    Cheat! Stupid! Ignorant! Liar! Matilda's parents have called her some terrible things. The truth is, she's a genius and they're the stupid ones. Find out how she gets the better of them and her spiteful headmistress, Miss Trunchball, as well as disco ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let
    Let's Go to Playgroup - by Pamela Venus

    £5.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781911402046 | ISBN 10: 1911402048

    An early concept book that celebrates diversity. Rennai goes to playgroup and has fun painting, singing, playing with her friends...  A board book for early years with beautiful illustrations by Pamela Venus. ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Visit to City Farm by Verna Wilkins, illustrated by Karin Littlewood
    A Visit to City Farm - by Verna Wilkins, illustrated by Karin Littlewood

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781911402077 | ISBN 10: 1911402072

    Beautiful, vibrant illustrations depict the modern multicultural classroom.   The journeys in this picture book will keep the reader engaged throughout. The children of Rainbow Class walk along a busy road to take an underground train. They ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Danger Really is Everywhere: School of Danger by David O
    Danger Really is Everywhere: School of Danger - by David O'Doherty, illustrated by Chris Judge

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141371108 | ISBN 10: 0141371102

    *SHORTLISTED FOR THE LAUGH OUT LOUD CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARDS 2016*  The world's greatest (and only) DANGEROLOGIST is back to make YOU into a Level 3 DANGEROLOGIST in his new SCHOOL OF DANGER handbook.  Following a mishap involving his D ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zog by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
    Zog - by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781407170763 | ISBN 10: 1407170767

    A magnificent picture book from the creators of The Gruffalo, starring an irrepressible hero who always gives his all!   Zog is the keenest dragon in school. He�s also the clumsiest, flying into trees and even setting his own wing on fire! Luck ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New Teacher by Dominique Demers, illustrated by Tony Ross
    The New Teacher - by Dominique Demers, illustrated by Tony Ross

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846883996 | ISBN 10: 1846883997

    Mademoiselle Charlotte, the new teacher, is not like the others: she wears a large hat and a crumpled dress that make her look like a scarecrow, and she talks to a rock. The children think she is crazy at first, but soon realize she makes school more ... more

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  • Cover image of book School for Dads by Adam and Charlotte Guillain, illustrated by Ada Grey
    School for Dads - by Adam and Charlotte Guillain, illustrated by Ada Grey

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781405277495 | ISBN 10: 1405277491

    A funny, rhyming school story that makes a lovely Father's Day gift, from the authors of Spaghetti with the Yeti and the illustrator of Poo in the Zoo! and Hippobottymus.   Has your dad started getting a bit slack? Always late to pick you up, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chu
    Chu's First Day at School - by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Adam Rex

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408847046 | ISBN 10: 1408847043

    All the other animals at school can do amazing things:   Climb trees Sing Run very fast   But what can Chu do? Uh-oh!   Chu is a little panda with a BIG sneeze and when his first day at school approaches he is nervous. Will the other boys ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler by Gene Kemp
    The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler - by Gene Kemp

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571313914 | ISBN 10: 0571313914

    Tyke Tiler and Danny Price are best friends, much to the despair of the headmaster of Cricklepit Combined School - because wherever the pair go, trouble is never far behind. Stolen money, a sheep's skeleton, fights in class ... And somehow it's alway ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pearl Power by Mel Elliott
    Pearl Power - by Mel Elliott

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780992854416 | ISBN 10: 0992854415

    Mel Elliott's first ever children's book is a delightful story of Pearl, a clever little girl who believes very strongly in gender equality. Aimed at 4-8 year olds, Pearl Power is written in rhyme, creating a nice rhythm for the reader and making ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bobbo Goes to School by Shirley Hughes
    Bobbo Goes to School - by Shirley Hughes

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781849415385 | ISBN 10: 1849415382

    When Lily throws Bobbo onto the top of the school bus, she has no idea what an adventure he has in store. This drama-packed book is a race to reunite Lily and lost Bobbo, as well as learning all about school... ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Brilliant World of Tom Gates by Liz Pichon
    The Brilliant World of Tom Gates - by Liz Pichon

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781407120690 | ISBN 10: 1407120697

    When my teacher, Mr Fullerman, doesnt have his BEADY EYES on me, I like to draw pictures and write stories about stuff, like when we had the worst holiday ever (camping sucks), and when my parents came to school for parents evening (groan). And ab ... more

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  • Cover image of book Miss Bubble
    Miss Bubble's Troubles - by Malaika Rose Stanley

    £5.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848530249 | ISBN 10: 1848530242

    Miss Bubble is a super-cool teacher at Topley Primary School. The children in Rainbow Class have lots of fun with her. When Miss Bubble ends up in a spot of trouble, her parrot Shriek and her cat Milkshake try their best to help. But they need Rainbo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jeremy Strong
    Jeremy Strong's Laugh-Your-Socks-Off Classroom Chaos Joke Book - by Jeremy Strong

    £5.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141327990 | ISBN 10: 0141327995

    You'll be crying with laughter in the playground and chuckling in class - no school bag is complete without a copy of Classroom Chaos!  Jam-packed with jokes and silliness and DIY school reports AND starring Captain Blackpatch, Miss Pandemonium, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Same Old Story Every Year by Anne Fine
    The Same Old Story Every Year - by Anne Fine

    £4.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780141302751 | ISBN 10: 0141302755

    "I have a surprise . . . this class is going to do the Christmas play!"   Maya longs to be in Mr Kelly's play! She can already see herself on the stage, waving her arms around and saying her words so loudly everyone at the back can hear. ... more

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