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

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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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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