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Yasmin the Teacher by Saadia Faruqi, illustrated by Hatem Aly - £5.99
Yasmin's teacher, Ms. Alex, gets called away and puts Yasmin in charge! Being a teacher will be a doddle But when things go wrong, Yasmin must think fast to get the class back on track before Ms. Alex gets back.   This book also contains fascina ... more
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Go, Mo, Go! Monster Mountain Chase by Mo Farah, with Kes Gray - illustrated by Marta Kissi - £5.99
From Olympic gold medal winner Mo Farah and bestselling author of Oi Frog!, Kes Gray, comes a fun fiction series which will get kids reading, and running too!  After returning home from a long cross-country run, it’s time for Mo and his friends ... more
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Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights by Rob Sanders, illustrated by Jared Andrew Schorr - £12.99
A primer for peaceful protest, resistance, and activism from the author of Rodzilla and Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag.   Protesting. Standing up for what’s right. Uniting around the common good—kids have questions ab ... more
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Dare by Lorna Gutierrez, illustrated by Polly Noakes - £6.99
This simple yet inspirational poem encourages children everywhere to dare to dream big, to help others and speak out for what is right, but also to take time for simple joys and to be comfortable in their own skin.  With charming rhymes and ener ... more
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Dave and the Tooth Fairy by Verna Wilkins - £6.99
Dave has a wobbly tooth. He wibbles and wobbles it, but it won't come out. But then one day Dave lets out an enormous sneeze and the tooth flies across the room and vanishes. Dave searches high and low, but it's nowhere to be seen. How will he get th ... more
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The Red Suitcase by Giles Baum - £11.99
A beautiful and touching journey of one little dragon fleeing a home that has become dangerous and finding refuge in a new place and with new friends. The Red Suitcase is a simple and allegorical story with evocative illustrations and minimal text d ... more
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The Only Way is Badger by Stella J Jones, illustrated by Carmen Saldaña - £6.99
Badgers are best. Or so Badger thinks.   “If it’s not black and white then it’s just not right!” he says. But what if he’s wrong?  A book about acceptance, difference and learning to say sorry. ... more
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We're Having a Baby (Board Book) by Marion Cocklico - £6.99
The Big Steps series is designed to help little ones cope with everyday experiences in their little lives.  In We're Having a Baby, Nancy is going to be a big sister. Her family help her prepare for the new baby. See Grandma and Grandpa come to look ... more
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Ocean Meets Sky by The Fan Brothers - £7.99
From the creators of The Night Gardener, comes a stunning new picture book about a young boy who sets sail to find a place his grandfather told him about... the spot where the ocean meets the sky.   It's a good day for sailing.   Finn l ... more
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Yasmin the Superhero by Saadia Faruqi, illustrated by Hatem Aly - £5.99
Superhero Yasmin!  She's got the cape. She's got the mask. Now she just needs a villain to defeat! While she's looking for one, she meets lots of friends and neighbours who need her help, but no villains. Then Yasmin discovers that she might not nee ... more
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No Longer Alone by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Robyn Wilson-Owen - £6.99
A new picture book from award-winning performance poet, Joseph Coelho.   This touching picture book subtly deals with big emotions such as loss, with an uplifting and hopeful message about being yourself and the importance of family and talkin ... more
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The Naughtiest Unicorn by Pip Bird - £5.99
Mira CAN’T WAIT to start Unicorn School. (Her big sister goes and won’t stop going on about it). But when Mira arrives on her first day all the unicorns are gone... except Dave!  Dave isn’t quite the sparkly unicorn Mira was expecting to fi ... more
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The Same But Different Too by Karl Newson, illustrated by Kate Hindley - £6.99
These children and animals are all very different to each other. Some are big, some are small. Some are gentle, some are rough. Everyone is playful, but who’s the best at hiding? One thing’s certain: they all love a good bedtime story!  The ... more
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Astro Girl by Ken Wilson-Max - £11.99
Astrid has always loved the stars and space. "I want to be an astronaut!" she says. While Mama is away, Papa and Astrid have fun acting out the challenges an astronaut faces on a space mission - eating food from a tube, doing science experiments, liv ... more
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Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea! by Ben Clanton - £5.99
Narwhal is a happy-go-lucky narwhal. Jelly is a no-nonsense jellyfish. The two might not have a lot in common, but they do they love waffles, parties and adventures. Join Narwhal and Jelly as they discover the whole wide ocean together.  A wonder ... more
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Suzy Orbit, Astronaut by Ruth Quayle, illustrated by Jez Tuya - £6.99
When Suzy Orbit and her boss, Captain Gizmo, hear that aliens have been spotted near their space station, they must act fast! But Captain Gizmo has no batteries for his space pod, his swanky new spacesuit is far too small, and there’s no chance of ... more
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The Suitcase by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros - £6.99
When a strange-looking animal arrives pulling a big suitcase, the other animals are curious. What on earth could be inside that suitcase? A teacup? Maybe. A table and chair? Perhaps. A whole home and hillside with trees? This stranger must be fibbing ... more
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Once Upon a World: The Little Mermaid (Board Book) by Hannah Eliot, illustrated by Nívea Ortiz - £5.99
A classic fairy tale gets a fresh twist in this vibrant Caribbean spin on the Little Mermaid!  The Little Mermaid longs to know about the world above the ocean. When she’s finally old enough to visit, she falls in love with a prince! A sea witc ... more
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Billy and the Dragon by Nadia Shireen - £6.99
Our fearless heroine Billy is back!  Whilst at a fancy-dress party, something terrible happens: Billy's loyal sidekick Fatcat is kidnapped by a fire-breathing dragon. Uh-oh!   But luckily for Fatcat, Billy won't stand for that: off she ... more
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Yasmin the Chef by Saadia Faruqi, illustrated by Hatem Aly - £5.99
Yasmin loves hosting parties! Music, friends, fun! But what she doesn't love is the spicy food her Pakistani family serves.  Yasmin puts on her chef's hat and plans to make her own amazing, fantastic recipe ... as soon as she works out what that is! ... more
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Wakey Birds by Maddie Frost - £6.99
The jungle is a fascinating place full of exotic creatures. The most interesting of these is the Wakey Bird.   Wakey Birds get their name because they have trouble sleeping, and tonight the littlest Wakey Bird is finding it harder than ever. W ... more
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Lonesome Bog and Little Dog by Iona Tulloch & Harry Woodgate - £6.99
Do you love wildlife, dogs and peaty brown places to play? If so, you’ll adore Lonesome Bog and Little Dog, an enchanting story by Iona Tulloch and award-winning illustrator Harry Woodgate.   Little Dog and Lonesome Bog are misfits in the w ... more
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Little Feminist Picture Book by Yelena Moroz Alpert, Lydia Ortiz and Patrick Rafanan - £14.99
Celebrate 25 amazing women throughout history with Mudpuppy's Little Feminist Picture Book.   With easy to process words by Yelena Moroz Alpert and colorful illustrations by Lydia Ortiz and Patrick Rafanan, this book is the perfect way to int ... more
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Breathe with Me: Using Breath to Feel Strong, Calm, and Happy by Mariam Gates, illustrated by Sarah Jane Hinder - £14.99
Breathe with Me guides young ones ages 4–8 through six exercises to promote body awareness, calm anger, feel stronger in new situations, energize in the morning, and relax at bedtime.   Through visualization and play, this engaging breath-by-br ... more
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Grandma Z by Daniel Gray-Barnett - £6.99
On an ordinary day, in an even more ordinary town, it was Albert's birthday.   When Grandma Z roars into town on her motorcycle, Albert is swept up in a very extraordinary adventure.  This glorious debut from Daniel Gray-Barnett is ... more
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Pencil Dog by Leigh Hodgkinson - £6.99
This thought-provoking story centres on a little girl who has a pencil dog as a companion. Pencil Dog is imaginative, creative, and always able to turn a rainy day into a time of sunshine. But as time goes on, Pencil Dog gradually grows smaller and s ... more
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Matisse's Magical Trail by Tim Hopgood, illustrated by Sam Boughton - £6.99
A beautiful, colourful and bold picture book that encourages children to notice the small things, think big, and express themselves!   Matisse is a young snail who loves to create beautiful drawings with his trail. The trouble is most of the t ... more
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Somebody Swallowed Stanley by Sarah Roberts, illustrated by Hannah Peck - £6.99
"Plastic bags don't belong in the sea!"   Everybody has a taste for Stanley, but he is no ordinary jellyfish. Most jellyfish have dangly-gangly tentacles, but Stanley has two handles. Other jellyfish have a magical glow, but Stanley has strip ... more
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If All the World Were... by Joseph Coelho, llustrated by Allison Colpoys - £6.99
A moving, lyrical picture book about a young girl's love for her granddad and how she copes when he dies, written by poet and playwright Joseph Coelho.   This beautifully illustrated, powerful and ultimately uplifting text is the ideal way to ... more
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Princess Arabella Is A Big Sister by Mylo Freeman - £6.99
The newest title in the popular Princess Arabella series!   Princess Arabella can’t wait to have a younger sibling to play with. But what would be most fun – a brother or a sister? Sisters seem great... until she meets Prince Mimoun’s s ... more
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Look Up! by Nathan Bryon. illlustrated by Dapo Adeola - £6.99
3 ... 2 ... 1 ... LIFT OFF.   Let science-mad chatterbox Rocket launch into your hearts in this inspiring picture book.   Rocket's going to be the greatest astronaut, star-catcher, space-traveller that has ever lived!  But...&n ... more
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The Grotlyn by Benji Davies - £6.99
A stunningly illustrated picture book full of mystery and suspense, from the bestselling author of The Storm Whale and Grandad's Island.   “I know when the Grotlyn’s been Slipping through your house unseen...”   What is the myste ... more
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Errol's Garden by Gillian Hibbs - £6.99
Errol loves gardening, but he doesn’t have a proper garden. Although his home is full of beautiful plants, he longs for an outdoor space where he can grow things. A chance discovery leads to a solution, but Errol can’t do everything on his own. L ... more
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It's Your World Now! by Barry Falls - £6.99
So go and play and live and learn. It’s your world now, this is your turn to think and ask and make and do. The world is magic, just like you! A beautiful and funny celebration of the world and the potential of each and every child. This is ... more
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My Two Grandads by Floella Benjamin, illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain - £6.99
Aston's Grandad Roy played in a steel band and Grandad Harry played the trumpet in a brass band. Aston always enjoyed going to visit them and listen to them practise. But soon he wanted to join in. So he asked Grandad Roy to teach him to play the ste ... more
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In the Swamp by the Light of the Moon by Frann Preston-Gannon - £6.99
A little frog is singing to himself in the swamp one night. His song doesn't seem complete, so he invites other animals to join in. Nothing sounds right until the littlest voice joins the song - that of a tiny firefly.   A wonderfully illustra ... more
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Ten Little Robots by Mike Brownlow, illustrated by Simon Rickerty - £6.99
Ten Little Robots are exploring a fantastical factory ... And with nee-naahing sirens, ker-boooming engines, and plenty of gadgets and buttons, chaos soon ensues!  Part traditional counting rhyme, part fun-filled story, Ten Little Robots is perfe ... more
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Cinnamon by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Divya Srinivasan - £7.99
In a hot, hot country, ringed with mountains on one side and jungle on the other, lives a princess called Cinnamon. Her eyes are made of pearls, which means that she is blind. And, for reasons her parents the Rajah and Rani cannot fathom, she will no ... more
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Super Duper You by Sophy Henn - £6.99
I've known you since you started. I've seen a thing or two... ...or three or four or five or six! In fact, I've seen a few...   Sometimes we are loud, sometimes we are quite, sometimes bold and clanky, sometimes soft and cuddly. Sophy Henn cele ... more
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Hair Love by Matthew Cherry, illustrated by Vashti Harrison - £6.99
It's up to Daddy to give his daughter an extra-special hair style in this story of self-confidence and the love between fathers and daughters.  Zuri knows her hair is beautiful, but it has a mind of its own!  It kinks, coils, and curl ... more
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The Girl With Two Dads by Mel Elliott - £6.99
Pearl didn't want to upset her chum, but she had to ask, "where is your mum?"   Matilda explained that there isn't a mother, "I have two dads and they love one another.   A mum and a dad isn't always the rule, my family is different"   Pearl ... more
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Tough Guys Have Feelings Too by Keith Negley - £6.99
Keith Negley’s charming illustrations reveal heart wrenching emotions in unexpected places in this fun book that teaches children that even tough guys like wrestlers, astronauts, and superheroes have feelings too.   Children will love to recogni ... more
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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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Amazing by Steve Antony - £6.99
A joyful new picture book by the award-winning Steve Antony, creator of the bestselling Please Mr Panda.   A little boy and his pet dragon are the very best of friends. They laugh, they sing, they dance, they snooze. They are both amazing - ju ... 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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