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Princess Scallywag and the Brave, Brave Knight by Mark Sperring, Illustrated by Claire Powell - £6.99
Meet Princess Scallywag – a feisty new heroine with more than a few tricks up her royal sleeve! From brand-new picture book pairing Mark Sperring and Claire Powell comes this hilarious, subversive fairy tale for girls and boys alike.  What’ ... more
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We are Family by Ryan Wheatcroft and Patricia Hegarty - £7.99
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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The Secret of Black Rock by Joe Todd-Stanton - £11.99
This surreal modern folk-tale tells the story of an adventurous young girl who must protect a peaceful living creature.   Erin is fascinated by the stories of Black Rock: a huge, dark and spiky mass that is said to destroy any boats that come near ... more
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Molly Rogers, Pirate Girl by Cornelia Funke, illustrated by Kasia Matyjaszek - £6.99
Ferocious pirate Captain Firebeard his crew rule the high seas. But the dastardly pirates meet their match when they kidnap a small, feisty girl named Molly on the way to visit her granny!  Information for Grown-Ups: This book has a dyslexia- ... more
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A World Full of Animal Stories: 50 Favourite Animal Folk Tales, Myths and Legends by Angela McAllister, illustrated by Aitch - £12.99
Travel the world with 50 best-loved tales, featuring creatures big and small. This beautifully-illustrated collection of classic stories brings together favourite animal-themed fables, myths and legends including The Three Little Pigs, The Ugly Duckl ... more
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Zog and the Flying Doctors by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler - £6.99
When being a flying dragon just isn’t cool enough, what do you do? You become a flying doctor!   Sunburnt mermaids, distressed unicorns and sneezy lions? They’re all in a day’s work for Zog and his high-flying friends! Princess Pearl gi ... more
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This Is the Kiss by Claire Harcup, illustrated by Gabriel Alborozo - £6.99
A charming and lyrical picture book that celebrates the timeless bond between parent and child.  You've had a fun day and you're ready for bed. This is the wave that led to the smile, that led to the giggle and the kiss goodnight. A delightful s ... more
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WOW! It's Night-Time (Board Book) by Tim Hopgood - £6.99
Step into a night-time world with Tim Hopgood, creator of the bestselling WOW! Said the Owl. The curious little owl is back, and this time she’s ready to discover the wonders of night-time, from the big, bright moon to the bats in the sky and the f ... more
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Parrots Don't Live in the City! by Lucy Reynolds, illustrated by Jenna Herman - £7.99
'They were flying their kite loop-the-loop up high, when something emerald flickered by...'   Join Jack and Emily as they explore a world of hidden animals, birds and minibeasts in search of one very special creature...   Parrots Don't Live in ... more
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Love Matters Most by Mij Kelly, illustrated by Gerry Turley - £6.99
A stunning and uplifting picture book celebrating the special bond between a parent and child.  There are many amazing things - faraway stars that glitter and gleam and snowflakes that melt to a tear - but nothing is as wonderful as a mother' ... more
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The Marvellous Moon Map by Teresa Heapy, illiustrated by David Litchfield - £6.99
"I've got you, and you've got me - so we'll be all right"...   One day, adventurous Mouse sets off to find the moon with his Marvellous Moon Map, leaving his worried friend Bear behind. But as the Woods get darker, and the weather gets worse, ... more
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Through the Eyes of Me by Jon Roberts, illustrated by Hannah Rounding - £6.99
Through the Eyes of Me is a beautiful, colourful, illustrated book for children that allows a glimpse into the world of a child with autism. Readers will meet 4-year-old Kya who loves to run, read, look at... and rip up... stickers. Discover why Kya ... more
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The Turkey That Voted For Christmas by Madeleine Cook, illustrated by Samara Hardy - £6.99
Timmy Turkey would love to see Christmas come to Pear Tree Farm. But how can that happen when all his family always vote 'NO'?  Timmy leads a brilliant campaign. But how will the animals vote? And how will they escape Farmer Carver's turkey twiz ... more
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Goodnight World by Debi Gliori - £6.99
Goodnight ice and goodnight snow, Goodnight lights above, aglow.   Join in the list of important things to say goodnight to – ships, animals, plants, toys and of course, the sun – in this beautifully illustrated rhyming text, perfect for ... more
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A Dot in the Snow by Corrinne Averiss, illustrated by Fiona Woodcock - £6.99
This is the story of a curious polar bear, a little girl lost in the snow, and the precious friendship they discover together.  Stunningly illustrated by Fiona Woodcock.  Suitable for: 2+ ... more
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Imagine by John Lennon, illustrated by Jean Jullien - £12.99
"Never have we all, child and grown-up child, needed this more, the words and the song in our hearts, lifting our spirits, giving us hope, and determination too to find the road to understanding, conciliation and peace."(Michael Morpurgo) Join one ... more
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Chapatti Moon by Pippa Goodhart, illustrated by Lizzie Finlay - £6.99
Mrs Kapoor and a whole host of animals and friends give chase to a cheeky chapatti in this hilarious modern take on the runaway pancake story.  Follow the trail of the chapatti as it bounces and bursts through the book - where will its adventure ... more
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Clive and his Babies by Jessica Spanyol - £4.99
Meet Clive - and his imagination! Clive loves his dolls. He enjoys playing with them, and sharing them with his friends.   A gentle, affectionate book, celebrating diversity and challenging gender stereotypes. ... more
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How the Sun Got to Coco's House by Bob Graham - £6.99
With an eye for capturing small moments of shared experience, Bob Graham illuminates the natural wonder that comes with every new day.   From prolific and multi-award winning writer and illustrator Bob Graham comes an enchanting story about the su ... more
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Goodnight Everyone by Chris Haughton - £6.99
From the multi award-winning picture book maker of A Bit Lost, Oh No, George! and Shh! We Have a Plan, comes the ultimate bedtime book.   In this stunningly illustrated bedtime book, perfect for the end of the day, a series of exquisitely colo ... more
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You are Stardust: Our Amazing Connections With Planet Earth by Elin Kelsey, illustrated by Soyeon Kim - £7.99
If people were planets, we'd be a lot like Earth...   People are nature. From the water we drink to the trees we climb, we are connected to the natural world in big and surprising ways. With simple, poetic text, and exquisite artwork, You Are ... more
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Riding on a Caravan: A Silk Road Adventure by Laurie Krebs, illustrated by Helen Cann - £6.99
Travel along the Silk Road with a multi-generational family from Xi'an, China, to where China and India meet. Along the way, you'll explore China's varied geography and discover how the Silk Road fostered cultural diversity a century ago.  Inclu ... more
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The I'm Not Scared Book by Todd Parr - £6.99
A new picture book about conquering your fears from New York Times bestselling author, Todd Parr - perfect for Halloween!   Sometimes I'm scared of dogs I'm not scared when they give me kisses   Sometimes I'm scared I will make a mistake I'm ... more
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Come All You Little Persons by John Agard, illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle - £6.99
From above earth, from above sky, from below earth, from under water, come all you little persons come exactly as you are.   Come little bird person, come little bee person, come little tree person - little persons from all over the world ... more
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Izzy Gizmo by Pip Jones, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie - £6.99
Meet Izzy Gizmo - a fabulously feisty new character from Pip Jones (Squishy McFluff; Daddy's Sandwich) brought brilliantly to life with exuberant and detailed illustratrions from the best-selling illustrator of Detective Dog, Sara Ogilvie. Shortliste ... more
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V Is For Vegan by Ruby Roth - £12.50
Introducing three-to-seven-year-olds to the “ABCs” of a compassionate lifestyle, V Is for Vegan is a must-have for vegan and vegetarian parents, teachers, and activists!   Acclaimed author and artist Ruby Roth brings her characteristic insigh ... more
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William Morris ABC by William Morris, illustrated by Elizabeth Catchpole - £6.99
With this beautifully illustrated board book, learn your first words with William Morris and his lovely designs.  Starting with a for apple and ending with z for zebra, this is the perfect introduction to first words for very young children. ... more
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William Morris 123 by William Morris, illustrated by Elizabeth Catchpole - £6.99
With this beautifully illustrated board book, learn your numbers with William Morris and his lovely designs.  Starting with one tree and ending with 10 butterflies, this is the perfect introduction to counting for very young children. ... more
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Tidy by Emily Gravett - £6.99
Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2017  From the creator of Meerkat Mail and Dogs, comes a very funny rhyming woodland story about the perils of being too tidy.  Pete the badger likes everything to be neat and tidy at all ... more
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I Will Not Wear Pink by Joyce Dunbar, illustrated by Polly Dunbar - £6.99
“Dear Plunkett Please come to my party Theme: Pink Yours oinky, Priscilla”   “Nothing or no one will make me wear pink!” declares Plunkett the pig. But could there be one shade of pink that is perfect – for a boy o ... more
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You Can Do Anything by Akala, illustrated by Sav - £6.99
A new picture book series from the MOBO award-winning hip hop artist Akala, bursting with bright colour artwork from acclaimed illustrator Sav.   Hip, a wise hippo; and Hop, his energetic bird friend are taking part in the Blueberry Hill bi ... more
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Grumpy Frog by Ed Vere - £6.99
Grumpy Frog is not grumpy. He loves green, and he loves to hop, and he loves winning. But what happens when Grumpy Frog doesn't win, or encounters - horror of horrors - a Pink Rabbit?   Join Grumpy Frog as he learns about compromise and tolera ... more
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Feminist Baby (Board Book) by Loryn Brantz - £11.99
Feminist Baby likes pink and blue. Sometimes she'll throw up on you! Feminist Baby chooses what to wear and if you don't like it she doesn't care!  Meet the irrepressible Feminist Baby in this refreshing, clever board book about a gi ... more
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All the Wild Wonders by Wendy Cooling, illustrated by Piet Grobler - £6.99
In this celebration of our Earth, distinguished anthologist Wendy Cooling has chosen poems to make children look, think, and ask questions.  Why are trees so important? How are motorways damaging our countryside? What can we do about rubbish? Wh ... more
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Once Upon a World: Rapunzel (Board Book) by Chloe Perkins, illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan - £7.99
The classic tale of Rapunzel gets a fresh twist in this third book of a brand-new board book series, Once Upon a World.   With India as the backdrop, and vibrant artwork from illustrator Archana Sreenivasan, Rapunzel is still the same girl wh ... more
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Once Upon a World: Cinderella (Board Book) by Chloe Perkins, illustrated by Sandra Equihua - £7.99
The classic story of Cinderella gets a fresh twist in this vibrant Mexican spin on the beloved fairy tale!   Once upon a time, there was a girl who lived in a little cottage with her stepmother and two stepsisters...   With Mexico as the backdr ... more
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Happy, Sad, Feeling Glad by Yasmeen Ismail - £8.99
An endearing and engaging look at emotions and how different situations cause different feelings. What has made Dog happy? Do you know what Cat is scared of? And why is Donkey so excited?   A range of fun art activities encourages young reader ... more
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My Name is Not Refugee by Kate Milner - £6.99
Winner of the V&A Student Illustration Award 2016   A young boy discusses the journey he is about to make with his mother. They will leave their town, she explains, and it will be sad but also a little bit exciting. They will have to say g ... more
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King of the Sky by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Laura Carlin - £12.99
A powerful and beautifully illustrated story about migration and the meaning of home, from the award-winning team behind The Promise.   A breathtaking new picture book by children's author Nicola Davies, illustrated by Laura Carlin, winner of ... more
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All Aboard for the Bobo Road by Stephen Davies - £6.99
All aboard for the Bobo Road!   Fatima and Galo load the luggage while their dad Big Ali drives the bus. Help count on bikes, sacks of rice, melons and even goats and chickens as the bus travels past Gurunsi houses, the hippo lake, waterfalls ... more
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How to Find Gold by Viviane Schwarz - £6.99
“LET’S FIND GOLD,” said Anna. “That would be dangerous and difficult,” said Crocodile. “Good!” said Anna. “Let’s go!” "This book is gold, put it on your bookshelf where it can be easily found and treasure it!"(Chris Riddell, C ... more
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Dr. Potts, My Pets Have Spots! by Rod Hull, illustrated by Miriam Latimer - £6.99
The Betts family pets have got the spots! But when the vet's advice only turns the critters' spots to stripes, what will the Betts crew do next?  As kids giggle and guess their way through this riotously funny picture book's repeated refrains, they' ... more
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Don't Think About Purple Elephants by Susan Whelan & Gwynneth Jones - £6.99
Sometimes Sophie worries — not during the day when she is busy with family and friends, but at night when everything is calm and quiet. Her family all try to help, but somehow they just make her worries worse. Until her mother thinks of a new appro ... more
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Alive Again by AhmadReza Ahmadi, illustrated by Nahid Kazemi - £7.99
When the blossom disappears, a little boy wonders, will it ever return? And when the rains stop, have they gone forever?   This is a story about understanding the world and learning to trust. How do we find that grain of hope that good things ... more
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Baby's First Words by Christiane Engel - £9.99
Say "hello" to your new favorite first words book! Baby's First Words was designed by a child development expert to support the way babies naturally learn language - and to start conversations!   Featuring a family with two dads, this pioneer ... more
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Ellie's Magic Wellies by Amy Sparkes, illustrated by Nick East - £6.99
A fantastic rhyming picture book story from Roald Dahl Prize award-winning Amy Sparkes and the illustrator behind the hugely successful Goodnight series for children, including Goodnight Tractor and Goodnight Spaceman.   Ellie Pengelly is fed ... more
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The Covers of My Book are Too Far Apart (And Other Grumbles) by Vivian French, illustrated by Nigel Baines - £6.99
“I’m too old for bedtime stories!” “That’s a GIRLS’ book!” “Reading’s rubbish!”   Find answers to these and many more reading grumbles in this joyful celebration of all that’s brilliant about books and reading. For ... more
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Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories by Dr. Seuss - £6.99
Everyone loves Dr. Seuss, and this collection of four wonderful new stories will delight his fans of all ages.   The collection contains four stories, originally published in magazines in the 1950s, and up till now, largely forgotten. Now coll ... more
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Some Birds by Matt Spink - £6.99
Big, small.   Flappy, fluttery.   Greedy, adventurous.   Caged and free.   A beautifully bright, fabulously fun and fantastically feathery book with a zippy rhyming text. Some Birds will give you wings! ... more
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Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! by Melanie Walsh - £6.99
A groundbreaking picture book which explains Asperger's Syndrome in a simple, gentle and positive way to very young children.   A groundbreaking picture book, described by the National Autistic Society as "delightful ... full of positive messa ... more
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Nature Book: Read, Make and Create by Clare Beaton - £6.99
Discover the natural world by reading, making and creating. Whether it’s wandering in woodlands or watching wildlife, being outdoors in nature is a favourite activity for children.   Clare Beaton shares her passion for the world around us a ... more
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