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Picture books and stories for children aged 3-6. (browse related category Childrens & Teenage Books )

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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This Book is Out of Control! by Richard Byrne - £6.99
Ben and Bella are playing with Ben's remote controlled fire engine. So why doesn't it turn or spin or sound its siren when Ben presses the buttons? And why are strange things happening to Bella's dog?  This is a book that's out of control and on ... more
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I Don't Want Curly Hair! by Laura Ellen Anderson - £6.99
NO! I do not want this BIG CURLY HAIR! It's messy and silly and just plain unfair.   All Curly Haired Girl has ever wanted is straight and luscious locks, but when she meets a little girl with the smoothest, silkiest hair, who says all she's ever ... more
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Baby Loves Aerospace Engineering! by Ruth Spiro, illustrated by Irene Chan - £8.50
Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this book explores the basics of flight – from birds, to planes and rockets – and ties it all to baby’s world.  Beautiful, visually stimulating illustrations complement age- ... more
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Jane Foster's Animal Sounds by Jane Foster - £6.99
From hooting owls and mooing cows to buzzing bees and splashing whales, this is a vibrant and stylish introduction to animal sounds.  Beautifully produced by leading textile design Jane Foster, with a cheerful retro look, this will make the perf ... 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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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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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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A Visit to City Farm by Verna Wilkins, illustrated by Karin Littlewood - £6.99
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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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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