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What Pet Should I Get? by Dr. Seuss - £6.99
A brand new, never-before-seen rhyming romp of a picture book from the legendary Dr. Seuss!   This never-ever-before-seen picture book by Dr. Seuss about making up one’s mind is the literary equivalent of buried treasure! A brother and siste ... more
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We are Family by Ryan Wheatcroft and Patricia Hegarty - £10.99
All families are different - and yet in many ways the same!   This book uses a gentle rhyming text to follow eight different families, celebrating their everyday differences as well as the similarities they share. ... more
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15 Things Not to Do with a Granny by Margaret McAllister, illustrated by Holly Sterling - £6.99
The hilarious follow-up to 15 Things Not to Do with a Baby has all the warmth and humour of its predecessor, focusing on the relationship between children and their granny.   DON'T hide an elephant in Granny's bed. DON'T send Granny up to the ... more
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When I Coloured in the World by Ahmadreza Ahmadi, illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi - £7.99
This is a book of profound simplicity. A child uses crayons to colour and change the world, making it kinder, more hopeful place. Boredom gives way to play, darkness to light, drought to rain, crying to laughter, and much more.  A beautiful book ... more
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This is a Serious Book by Jodie Parachini - £6.99
A serious book is black-and-white, and it informs the reader. So why are a donkey in a flowered hat, a laughing zebra, a hissing snake, a marching penguin and cavorting monkeys in this book?  Join the fun as the animals take control, effortlessly ... more
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Dave's Rock by Frann Preston-Gannon - £6.99
In this funny and stylishly illustrated follow-up to Dave’s Cave, two lovable cavemen endeavour to make their rocks the very best they can – inventing, in the process, something rather remarkable. ... more
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The Glump and the Peeble by Wendy Meddour, illustrated by Rebecca Ashdown - £6.99
The Glump lives alone in his cave in the wood, wishing he could come out and dance with the Peebles. But nearby there’s a peeble who wishes she could be quiet and thoughtful – like a glump. When they meet, it turns out they have a lot to teach ea ... more
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Bunny Island by Pippa Kennard and Yukihiro Fukuda - £3.95
An inside look at the world of bunnies.   In the Sea of Japan lies Okunoshima Island, a popular wildlife tourist destination that is teeming with wild bunnies. Visitors come from near and far to visit the island's furry inhabitants, who are su ... more
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Coming Home by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Kerry Hyndman - £6.99
A plucky little robin sets out on an epic journey. Through dark forests, driving rain, clapping thunder and flashing lightning. Across frozen wastes, huge mountains and stormy seas he flies. And all the while he's dreaming of home. Of her. But will h ... more
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Princess Smartypants and the Missing Princes by Babette Cole - £5.99
It's 30 years since Princess Smartypants made her bestselling debut in picture books - here she is in her first full-length adventure.   Princess Smartypants rules her kingdom of Totaloonia on her own - she certainly doesn't need the help of a ... more
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Once Upon a Northern Night by Jean E. Pendziwol, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault - £6.99
Tip-toe through the pages of this beautiful bedtime read-aloud, and try not to break the spell of the peaceful, quiet, wintry north.   "A mixture of magic, wildlife and deep comfort" New York Times  In this bedtime lullaby beautifully brought to ... more
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Little Owl's Egg by Debi Gliori - £6.99
I'm your baby owl. You don't need a new one.   Little Owl isn't pleased to hear that there's a baby owl in the egg Mummy has laid. So Mummy pretends it might be a baby penguin ... or crocodile ... or elephant. In the fun of imagining differen ... more
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The Bringernooks of Wetherton Bee by Amanda Redstone and Genevieve Lowles - £6.99
Welcome to the world of the Bringernooks!  Introducing the debut picture book by Amanda Redstone and Genevieve Lowles: The Bringernooks of Wetherton Bee is the tale of the delightful woodland creatures who live in a little treetop village. But ... more
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The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat - £6.99
On one very special day an imaginary friend is born on an island far away. Here, he and his other imaginary friends play all day and each night they sit beneath the stars, hoping and waiting for their turn to be picked, to be imagined, by a real chil ... more
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Busy Bookshop: My First Sticker Activity by Marion Billet - £6.99
Get creative and design your own bookshop with Busy Bookshop: My First Sticker Activity, a title for young children complete with carry handle and lively illustrations by well-known French illustrator Marion Billet.   Make book covers, choose ... more
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Out and About: A First Book of Poems by Shirley Hughes - £7.99
A beautiful first collection of poems by two-time Kate Greenaway Medal-winner Shirley Hughes.   In this wonderful collection of poems, by best-loved and Kate Greenaway Medal-winner, Shirley Hughes, Katie and her little brother Olly go out and ... more
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The Fox and the Star by Coralie Bickford-Smith - £7.99
Once there was a Fox who lived in a deep, dense forest. For as long as Fox could remember, his only friend had been Star, who lit the forest paths each night. But then one night Star wasn't there, and Fox had to face the forest all alone...  ... more
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Dream Snow (Board Book) by Eric Carle - £6.99
Eric Carle's only Christmas story is now a board book! Eric Carle's Dream Snow has become a contemporary Christmas classic since it was published more than a decade ago. Now it's the perfect board book for a new generation of Carle fans.  The ... more
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The Bear by Raymond Briggs - £7.99
One night a great big, white polar comes to stay with Tilly. The bear's got black hooked claws and huge yellow teeth; but his white furry coat is warm and soft and Tilly decides he's the cuddliest thing in the whole world.  Tilly soon finds out ... more
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My Luve's Like a Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns, illustrated by Ruchi Mhasane - £6.99
O my Luve's like a red, red rose, That's newly sprung in June; O my Luve's like the melodie That's sweetly play'd in tune.   In this beautifully illustrated picture-book version of Burns' classic poem, the lyrics have been re-imagined to explor ... more
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Nightlights by Lorena Alvarez - £14.99
Every night, tiny lights appear out of the darkness in Sandy’s bedroom. She catches them and creates wonderful creatures to play with until she falls asleep, and in the morning she brings them back to life in her whimsical drawings. When a mysterio ... more
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Green Lizards vs Red Rectangles: A Story About War and Peace by Steve Antony - £6.99
A brave and thought-provoking picture book about war and peace from the bestselling author of The Queen's Hat and Please Mr Panda.   The green lizards and the red rectangles are at war. But why? They fight and fight and fight - can they find a ... more
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R is for Railway: An Industrial Revolution Alphabet by Greg Paprocki - £6.99
From the creators of BabyLit®, open a window on history while teaching toddlers the ABCs.   Teach brilliant babies about history and their ABCs with Greg Paprocki’s R Is for Railway: An Industrial Revolution Alphabet. Twenty-six Industrial ... more
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Welcome by Barroux - £6.99
The follow-up to Barroux's stunning and critically acclaimed Where's the Elephant? and Where's the Starfish?   When Polar Bear and his friends are swept away from their icy home, they hope to find refuge in a new land. But when they are turned ... more
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I Promise by Zanib Mian and Maria Migo - £6.99
A whimsical girl goes through life seeing one too many broken promises, including a promise from a man to give her the world, so she decides to create a promise of her own - one that can never be broken! Join her on her travels and find out if she ca ... more
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Home by Carson Ellis - £6.99
Influential artist Carson Ellis makes her solo picture-book debut with a beautifully imaginative tribute to the many possibilities of home.   The picture book debut of Carson Ellis, acclaimed illustrator of the Wildwood series and Lemony Snicket's ... more
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The Building Boy by Ross Montgomery - £6.99
All at once, it was as if the stars leapt closer. Grandma grabbed the boy, raising him high above the rooftiles on her head. She was alive!   The boy's grandma was a famous architect. Her garden is still full of old building materials. Unwilling ... more
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The Seeds of Friendship by Michael Foreman - £6.99
A powerful and beautifully illustrated fable about friendship from the internationally-acclaimed and award-winning illustrator Michael Foreman, who is best known for classics like War Boy and for illustrating Michael Morpurgo's stories.  In this mov ... more
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Children Just Like Me by Dorling Kindersley Ltd - £16.99
Children Just Like Me is an amazing children's book showing everyday life through the eyes and words of children around the world.   Offering a remarkable insight into the lives of children today all around the globe, Children Just Like Me is ... more
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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World by Kate Pankhurst - £6.99
Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, has created this wildly wonderful and accessible book about women who really changed the world.   Discover fascinating facts about some of the most amazing women who changed the world we live i ... more
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Dem Bones by Bob Barner - £5.99
Shoulder bone connected to da neck bone Neck bone connected to da head bone Dem Bones, Dem Bones, Dem Dry Bones   Colorful torn paper collages bring to life this classic African American spiritual. The frolicking skeletons will captivate chi ... more
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Nothing! by Yasmeen Ismail - £6.99
Mummy and Lila are going to visit Grandpa, but Lila is busy in her own imaginative world. Whenever Mummy asks her what she is doing, she always says, "Nothing!" Only the reader is allowed in to her colourful, crazy, creative world where she is wrestl ... more
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Tiger in a Tutu by Fabi Santiago - £6.99
An uplifting and inspiring tale of ballet and friendship from a talented debut author/illustrator.   Set in Paris, with a dancing tiger as the star, this is an uplifting tale of following your dreams and pursuing your talent, no matter what, a ... more
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The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Bicycle by Jude Isabella, illustrated by Simone Shin - £7.99
The moving story of how one ordinary bicycle can change lives across the world.  As soon as Aliseta sees the red bicycle, she knows it's the one for her. But she doesn't know that Big Red has travelled across the ocean from America, where it once ... more
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Zeki Can Swim! by Anna McQuinn, illustrated by Ruth Hearson - £7.99
Swimming class is such fun! Zeki and his friends kick, splash, sing and play! ... more
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Zog by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler - £6.99
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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Ready Steady Mo! by Mo Farah and Kes Gray, illustrated by Marta Kissi - £6.99
From Olympic gold medal winner Mo Farah and bestselling author of Oi Frog, Kes Gray, comes a fun and action-packed picture book debut that will get kids reading, and running too!   From Olympic gold medal winner, national treasure and father o ... more
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The New LiBEARian by Alison Donald and Alex Willmore - £6.99
Its storytime at the library but Miss Merryweather, the librarian, is missing! Dee and her friends go in search of her but instead find a rather hairy, new librarian!   This debut book by Alison Donald and Alex Willmore is a fantastic mix of ... more
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The Knight Who Wouldn't Fight by Helen and Thomas Docherty - £6.99
Leo the mouse isn't like the other knights. While they like fighting, he'd rather read a book. Leo's parents are keen to turn him into a proper knight, so they pack him off on a mission to tame a dragon. But Leo knows that books are mightier than swo ... more
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Mr Mustachio by Yasmin Finch, illustrated by Abigail Tompkins - £6.99
Mr Mustachio has the most fantabulous moustache, of which he is very proud. But one day an impromptu picnic leads to a moustache disaster! The debut book by Yasmin Finch and Abigail Tompkins. This wonderfully quirky story is a fun additions to a ... more
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A Fun ABC by Sade Fadipe and Shedrach Ayalomeh - £6.99
Adanah goes on an alphabetical adventure to visit her grandfather in the village.   Each letter from A to Z is shown through delightful visual puzzles. How many objects starting with the same letter can you find? Can you spot the mask hanging ... more
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Be a Friend by Salina Yoon - £6.99
Dennis is an ordinary boy who expresses himself in extraordinary ways. Some children shout, some children sing, Dennis mimes. But being a mime is lonely. When Dennis meets a girl named Joy, he begins to discover the power of friendship and how specia ... more
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Sloth Slept On by Frann Preston-Gannon - £6.99
A group of children find a sloth snoring away in a tree in their garden. Not knowing what it is, they set off to find out. While the two older children dream up increasingly outrageous possibilities, from an astronaut to a pirate, to a space creature ... more
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Yasmin's Hammer by Ann Malaspina, illustrated by by Doug Chayka - £8.99
In the noisy streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh, another busy morning is beginning as Yasmin rides to work in her fathers rattling rickshaw. Yasmin longs to go to school so she can learn to read, but her family needs the money she and her sister earn at t ... more
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Double Trouble for Anna Hibiscus by Atinuke, illustrated by Lauren Tobia - £6.99
"Anna Hibiscus," whispers her father. "Come and see..." "Babies!" says Anna. "Two babies! From the stellar team of Atinuke and Lauren Tobia comes the third Anna Hibiscus picture book title brimming with all the best-loved Hibiscus family members ... more
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The Girl with the Parrot on Her Head by Daisy Hirst - £6.99
A poetic and original picture book about the value of friendship from a remarkable new author. A beautifully bold and fresh new picture book, this hopeful and endearing story about moving house, making new friends and playing imaginative games is ... more
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Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise by Sean Taylor, illustrated by Jean Jullien - £6.99
A laugh-out-loud page turner from Sean Taylor with wickedly hilarious graphic art from Jean Jullien. From masterful storyteller Sean Taylor and exciting, celebrated graphic artist Jean Jullien, comes the laugh-out-loud tale of Hoot Owl.  Hoo ... more
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The Nonsense Show by Eric Carle - £6.99
Ducks growing out of bananas? A mouse catching a cat? What's wrong with this book?   Yes, there's something strange, something funny and even downright preposterous on every page of this book (and even the cover!). But it's not a mistake - i ... more
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Spots or Stripes? by Vasanti Unka - £6.99
Tiger claims that stripes are best. Leopard insists that spots are tops. Their squabble turns into a quarrel; the quarrel becomes a battle; and, by lunchtime, the jungle is a complete mess.   Monkey calls a meeting of the Jungle Council and a ... more
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Alfie Gets in First by Shirley Hughes - £6.99
Alfie and his mum and baby sister, Annie Rose, arrive home after shopping. While his mum struggles with the pushchair outside, Alfie rushes inside and slams the door behind him.  So now Alfie's stuck INSIDE and his mum and Annie Rose are stuck O ... more
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Wolfie the Bunny by Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Zachariah OHora - £6.99
The Bunny family has adopted a wolf son, and daughter Dot is the only one who realises Wolfie is going to eat them all up! Dot tries to get through to her parents, but they are too smitten to listen. A new brother takes getting used to and when (in ... more
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