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The Girls by Lauren Ace, illustrated by Jenny Løvlie - £6.99
Four little girls meet under an apple tree and form a bond that grows as they share secrets, dreams, worries and schemes. This beautifully illustrated tale charts the girls' lives through ups and downs and laughter and tears. Find out how their frien ... more
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Here & There by Tamara Ellis Smith, illustrated by Evelyn Daviddi - £6.99
Can you hear the music all around you?   In this touching picture book, Ivan finds healing and hope in nature’s music and beauty while experiencing the early stages of his parents’ separation. When he realizes that birds sing their enchanting ... more
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R is for Ramadan (Board Book) by Greg Paprocki - £6.99
A fun alphabet primer celebrating the month-long Muslim observance of fasting and spiritual awareness.   Ramadan is a month-long observance when Muslims all over the world spend more time with each other, emphasize charitable works, fast, pray ... more
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Kind: A Book About Kindness by Various artists - £12.99
Imagine a world where everyone is kind – how can we make that come true?   With gorgeous pictures by a host of top illustrators, Kind is a timely, inspiring picture book about the many ways children can be kind, from sharing their toys and g ... more
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Mr Dog and the Rabbit Habit by Ben Fogle and Steve Cole, illustrated by Nikolas Ilic - £5.99
A brand new young fiction series by TV broadcaster and intrepid explorer Ben Fogle, inspired by his real-life animal experiences...  Co-written with best-selling children’s author Steve Cole and illustrated throughout with beautiful black a ... more
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The Mega Magic Hair Swap! by Rochelle Humes, illustrated by Rachel Suzanne - £6.99
Mai and Rose are best friends but they're not two peas in a pod.   Mai has dark hair that is curly and whirly and never stays put. Why couldn't she have perfect hair just like her best friend Rose?   Rose has blonde hair, as straight as ... more
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Big Cat by Emma Lazell - £6.99
Isobel’s grandma has lost her glasses and she can’t see a thing without them. While Isobel and Gran are in the garden searching for the specs, they come across a cat. A very big cat. A very big and friendly cat. The big cat moves in with them, mu ... more
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Shine a Light: At the Library by Heather Alexander, Illustrated by Ipek Konak - £10.99
What’s happening at the library? Shine a light behind the page and see...   What’s it like inside a library? Who is welcome, how do you use one, and what is there to do? This beautifully illustrated book introduces children to libraries, ... more
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Liverpool Liver Birds by Ali Harwood - £10.00
Join Liverpool's fabled feathered friends on an awesome adventure around their sensational city.... ....for curious folk of all ages. ... more
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Maisie's Scrapbook by Samuel Narh, illustrated by Jo Loring-Fisher - £11.99
As the seasons turn, Maisie rides her bull in and out of Dada’s tall tales. Her Mama wears linen and plays the viola. Her Dada wears kente cloth and plays the marimba. They come from different places, but they hug her in the same way. And most of a ... more
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The Green Giant by Katie Cottle - £6.99
A beautiful eco-tale from the winner of the Batsford Prize   You’ve met the Iron Giant, the Big Friendly Giant and the Selfish Giant. Now meet the Green Giant!  A young girl, Bea, and her dog, Iris, are staying with her grandad in th ... more
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Hotel Flamingo by Alex Milway - £6.99
When young Anna inherits a dilapidated hotel, she's determined to restore it to its former glory. But this is no ordinary hotel - all of her staff and guests are animals!  Anna soon rises to the challenge. Whether it's a flamingo, a penguin or a hip ... more
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Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love - £6.99
A glimpse of three women dressed as mermaids leaves one boy filled with wonder and ready to dazzle the world.  Mesmerizing and full of heart, this is a picture book about self-confidence and love, and a radiant celebration of individuality.  Whi ... more
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Big Dinosaur Sticker Book by Usborne Publishing Ltd - £6.99
Packed with dinosaurs big and small, this prehistoric sticker book will keep young dino fans amused for hours.  With over 250 colourful stickers to create exciting scenes, including ‘The first dinosaurs’, ‘Hungry herbivores’ and ‘Under ... more
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A Little Bit Brave by Nicola Kinnear - £6.99
Logan is a stay-at-home bunny – but he’s about to discover how brave he really is. It’s time for his first adventure, and he doesn’t want to go. But there’s an amazing world outside, if he can just pluck up courage to look...   A Lit ... more
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Wisp: A Story of Hope by Zana Fraillon, illustrated by Grahame Baker Smith - £6.99
A refugee picture book of extraordinary power and beauty from the Amnesty CILIP Honour-winning author of The Bone Sparrow, Zana Fraillon, and Kate Greenaway Medal-winning illustrator Grahame Baker Smith.   Idris is a child refugee, born into a wor ... more
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Captain Cat and the Treasure Map by Sue Mongredien, illustrated by Kate Pankhurst - £5.99
Illustrated by the bestselling author and illustrator of Great Women Who Changed the World, Kate Pankhurst, Captain Cat and the Treasure Map is a laugh-out-loud piratical adventure from Sue Mongredien, perfect for newly confident reads or to enjoy to ... more
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Mole's Star by Britta Teckentrup - £6.99
A magical, star-filled picture book about learning to share the wonders of our world.  Every evening, Mole comes out of his burrow to watch the twinkling stars in the sky above. How he wishes he could have them for his very own! Then one nigh ... more
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All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman - £6.99
No matter how you start your day, What you wear when you play, Or if you come from far away, All are welcome here.   Follow a group of children through a day in their school, where everyone is welcome. A school where children in patkas, hijab ... more
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Monster Cafe by Sean Leahy and Mihály Orodán - £9.99
In every town, there is one shop that always changes its face. In Stapleton, it was the very last shop in town.   Bib is an adventurous sort of a boy, so a new café wouldn’t faze him, even if it was run by monsters! Excited by the idea of ... more
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The New Baby and Me! by Christine Kidney, illustrated by Hoda Haddadi - £7.99
Beautifully illustrated by Hoda Haddadi, this book follows a family of five siblings as they imagine what their new baby brother will be like.  Will he be a scientist or dreamer? A pirate or an artist? Each child projects their own ideas and fan ... more
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There's Room for Everyone by Anahita Teymorian - £12.99
A child grows and discovers the world. As he lies awake at night, he sees there’s enough room in the sky for all the stars and the moon. When he visits the ocean, he sees there is enough room for all the fish, even for the whales.  As he grow ... more
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I Am Enough by Grace Byers, illustrated by Keturah A. Bobo - £12.99
We are all here for a purpose. We are more than enough. We just need to believe it.  The perfect debut picture book for our times: a lyrical ode to self-confidence and kindness, for girls from every background and every colour, from Empire actres ... more
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La La La: A Story of Hope by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Jaime Kim - £7.99
Conceived by Kate DiCamillo and featuring an enchanting illustrator, this nearly wordless graphic story follows a little girl in search of someone who understands.  In this nearly wordless story, Flora and Ulysses' Kate DiCamillo and illustra ... more
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Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (Board Book) by Mo Willems - £6.99
Mo Willems' acclaimed picture book debut in a brand new board book format.   When a bus driver takes a break in this hilarious Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, he gives the reader just one instruction: "Don't let the pigeon drive the bus! ... more
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Once Upon a Snowstorm by Richard Johnson - £6.99
A wordless picture book by an exceptionally talented illustrator/animator to follow in the footsteps of The Snowman.   The story of a father and his son who live by themselves in a cosy cabin in the woods. But, one day they are separated out i ... more
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Hedgehogs Don't Live in the City! by Lucy Reynolds and Jenna Herman - £7.99
‘A whistle and a purr make Grace stop in her tracks. Every time the leaves stir: 'Listen - what was that?'   Help Grace and Archie discover one prickly, precious creature as dusk begins to fall... ... more
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Little Worlds by Géraldine Collet, illustrated by Sébastien Chebret - £18.95
Everybody has their own little world...   Pablo likes singing with the birds up in his treehouse, Frank and Melvin build fantastic mystery machines, and Clara dreams of faraway planets and galaxies...  Where is your little world?&nbs ... more
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Snowboy and the Last Tree Standing by Hiawyn Oram, illustrated by Birgitta Sif - £7.99
What happens when a boy is brave enough to stand up for what he feels is right?   Greedy Greenbackboy’s got an idea for a game. He wants Snowboy to help him cut down all the trees in the forest and catch all the fish in the deep and ever-mov ... more
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The Prince and the Frog: A Story to Help Children Learn About Same-Sex Relationships by Olly Pike - £10.99
This reimagining of a classic fairytale helps children understand that love isn't always between a boy and a girl.   Starring a prince who was magically turned into a frog and needs to find true love to break the spell, it is a funny, uplifti ... more
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Grandpa Christmas by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Jim Field - £9.99
Renowned children's author Michael Morpurgo teams up with bestselling illustrator Jim Field in this stunning Christmas picture book.  Dearest little Mia, This Christmas, instead of a Christmas card – you’ll have plenty of those – and in ... more
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Little People, Big Dreams: Harriet Tubman by Isabel Sanchez Vegara, illustrated by Pili Aguado - £9.99
New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad conductor who 'never lost a single passenger.'   Little Harriet was born into slavery on a plantation i ... more
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Grumpy Cat Little Golden Book Favorites by Grumpy Cat - £5.99
This hardcover storybook collection features three Grumpy Cat Little Golden Books.  Grumpy Cat has over 8 million Facebook followers, her own TV movie, a mobile game, plus her very own collection of Little Golden Books! Join this famous feline in ... more
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Leaf by Sandra Dieckmann - £6.99
A heart-warming story about helping outsiders that highlights the plight of polar bears in today’s changing climate – now in paperback!   When a polar bear arrives unexpectedly in the woods, the other animals fear and avoid him – and his ... more
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The Pug Who Wanted to Be a Unicorn by Bella Swift - £5.99
Always be yourself. Unless you can be a unicorn...   When she's abandoned just before Christmas, Peggy the pug puppy is taken in by a foster family with a unicorn-mad little girl named Chloe. Her older brother, Finn, doesn't little dogs. And Chloe ... more
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100 Dogs by Michael Whaite - £6.99
Small dog, tall dog, playing with a ball dog, big dog, dig dog burying a bone...  Can there really be 100 dogs doing 100 doggy things packed into the pages of this picture book?  Yep, we've counted and we're pawsitive!  Follow ... more
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Grandma Bird by Benji Davies - £6.99
A tender and heart-warming new story from the world of The Storm Whale.   Noi isn’t at all sure about staying at Grandma’s. Grandma boils seaweed for soup, and there’s not much to do on the tiny island where she lives where the wind cuts in ... more
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Once Upon a Wild Wood by Chris Riddell - £12.99
Little Green Raincape is on her way to Rapunzel's party, deep in the wild woods. The way is long and dark, but Green is a smart girl. Smart enough to turn down apples offered by kindly old ladies, smart enough to turn down travel advice from helpful ... more
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Dream Big, Little Leader (Board Book) by Vashti Harrison - £6.99
This perfect bedtime board book is guaranteed to inspire big dreams.   Dream big, little one. There's so much you can do. Just look at all the women who came before you...   Based on the New York Times bestselling sensation Little Lea ... more
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Don't Call Me Princess! by Kate Evans - £9.99
A children's picture book which takes down the concept of 'princess'. Well-known cartoonist Kate Evans takes a punchy pop at six classical fairy tales: The Princess and the Pea, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Beauty and the Beast, Rapunzel and The Litt ... more
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Luna Loves Library Day by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Fiona Lumbers - £6.99
Luna loves library day: that's the day she spends with her dad. Exploring the shelves they find magic, mystery and even start to mend their own history.  An inspiring story from one of the UK's greatest up-and-coming poets for children, captured ... more
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Lulu Gets a Cat by Anna McQuinn, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw - £7.99
Lulu really wants a cat. But Mummy says pets are a lot of work, so Lulu is eager to find out more...  She reads all about cats at the library. She takes care of her stuffed toys and shows Mummy how responsible she can be.  When she finally ... more
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An Anty-War Story by Tony Ross - £11.99
The only ant with his own name, Douglas is born into the wonderful Antworld and dreams of one day joining the line to hunt out food. But his superiors have other plans for him: Douglas is to be a soldier. They tell him his job is all about parading, ... more
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Under the Same Sky by Britta Teckentrup - £7.99
We sing the same songs, caught on the breeze... We sing the same songs, across the same seas.   Written and illustrated by the award-winning Britta Teckentrup, this beautiful and heart-warming peek-through picture book celebrates the closene ... more
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The Gruffalo Autumn and Winter Nature Trail by Julia Donaldson - £7.99
Grab your wellies and learn all about the natural world around you with this colourful spotters’ guide. Packed full of fun autumn and winter themed outdoor activities and over 400 stickers, The Gruffalo Autumn and Winter Nature Trail is a brilliant ... more
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Storm Whale by Sarah Brennan, illustrated by Jane Tanner - £7.99
A beached whale is the focus of a poetic read-aloud text by Sarah Brennan and superb illustration from Jane Tanner. Three sisters battle against the odds through a violent summer storm to rescue the stranded whale - but in the morning they find that ... more
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Sweep by Louise Greig, illustrated by Júlia Sardà - £6.99
An uplifting story about confronting big emotions from the author of The Night Box, stunningly illustrated by Júlia Sardà.   Ed's bad mood begins as something really small, hardly a thing at all. But before long it grows, gathers pace, and spre ... more
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We Are Together by Britta Teckentrup - £11.99
On our own we're special, And we can chase our dream.   But when we join up, hand in hand, Together we're a team.   Celebrate the power of love and friendship in this beautiful book by award-winning illustrator and author Britta Tecken ... more
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Rama and Sita: The Story of Diwali by Malachy Doyle, illustrated by Christopher Corr - £6.99
The perfect picture book to introduce children to Rama and Sita and the story of Diwali, with text by award-winning author Malachy Doyle and stunning, colourful illustrations from Christopher Corr.   Rama and Sita live happily in the forest ... more
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Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts - £8.99
Rosie Revere is no stranger to flops and fails, kerfuffles and catastrophes. After all, engineering is all about perseverance! But this time, Rosie has a really important project to tackle—one that feels much bigger than herself.  Rosie’s ... more
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Hair: It's A Family Affair by Mylo Freeman - £6.99
A celebration of black hair, through the vibrant and varied hairstyles found in a single family.   With Mylo Freeman’s trademark colourful illustrations, this entertaining book will show young black children the joys that can be found throu ... more
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