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

Pearl Power and the Toy Problem by Mel Simone Elliott - £7.99
Mel Elliott's second PEARL POWER children's book is a delightful story of Pearl, a clever little girl who believes very strongly in gender equality.   Aimed at 4-8 year olds, Pearl Power and the Toy Problem is written in rhyme, creating a nice rh ... more
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The Brave Little Grork by Kathryn Cave and Nick Maland - £6.99
This is a new edition of a gently reassuring picture book by Cave and Maland about a small creature's fears and worries.  The creature in question is the grork. He's shy and easily frightened, especially when it comes to turples. One sunny day ... more
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Walk This World at Christmas Time by Debbie Powell - £14.99
A composite of global cultures, Walk this World at Christmas Time celebrates the similarities, as well as the exotic differences in the way people celebrate Christmas around the globe.   Travel to a new continent or country with every turn of the p ... more
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Refuge by Anne Booth, illustrated by Sam Usher - £7.99
A timely and timeless retelling of the Christmas story, inspired by refugee children everywhere.   This book was published in support of refugees and £5 from the sale of each book will go to War Child. "A book to share with a lump in your t ... more
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Sleeping Handsome and the Princess Engineer by Kay Woodward, illustrated by Jo de Ruiter - £6.99
Prince Jack is strong, rich, a top trampolinist and very, very handsome … but he is also cursed. When he is pricked by a sword he, and his whole castle, fall sound alseep. It's up to the Princess Engineer to come and save the day.   Age level: ... more
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The Nonsense Show by Eric Carle - £12.99
Ducks growing out of bananas? A mouse catching a cat? What's wrong with this book?   Yes, there's something strange, something funny and even downright preposterous on every page of this book (and even the cover!). But it's not a mistake - i ... more
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Five Bedtime Poems for Children by Various authors, illustrated by Amy Blackwell - £4.95
Five fabulous bedtime poems to ensure the sweetest dreams for your children.  Includes a sticker, bookmark and a page for children to write their own poems. With colour illustrations throughout by Amy Blackwell.   Poems by: Charlotte Druitt C ... more
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Take Away the A by Michaël Escoffier - £7.99
A word totally transforms if you take away just one letter – without the A, the beast is best. Without the W, the witch has an itch! This is an alphabet book like no other. An irreverant exploration not only of letters in their alphabetic order, but ... more
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Three Little Owls by Quentin Blake, Emanuele Luzzati and John Yeoman - £6.99
Three Little Owls is a charming rhyming story by the Italian artist Emanuele Luzzati, and presented here in an English version by John Yeoman and with gorgeous new illustrations by Quentin Blake. Three irrepressible little owls take us on their journ ... more
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Oddsockosaurus by Zanib Mian and Bill Bolton - £6.99
Packed with humour, which will amuse adults and children alike, this read-aloud picture book captures the imagination of a whimsical little boy who describes some of his very human characteristics as if he were a dinosaur.  He refers to himself ... more
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Fireside Stories: Tales for a Winter's Eve by Caitlín Matthews, illustrated by Helen Cann - £14.99
Gather round the hearth to share these wintry tales.  Drawn from countries and cultures all around the world, these eight stories express the magnificent and unique aspects of the winter season, and each story is preceded by an introduction with back ... more
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Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen - £6.99
With perfect pacing, the multiple award-winning, best-selling team of Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen dig down for a deadpan tale full of visual humour.  From the award-winning team behind Extra Yarn, and illustrated by Jon Klassen, the Kate Gree ... more
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Amazing Grace (25th Anniversary Edition) by Mary Hoffman, illustrated by Caroline Binch - £12.99
Grace loves to act out stories. Sometimes she plays the leading part, sometimes she is 'a cast of thousands.' When her school decides to perform Peter Pan, Grace is longing to play Peter, but her classmates say that Peter was a boy, and besides, he w ... more
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Fright Club by Ethan Long - £6.99
Only the SCARIEST monsters are allowed in Fright Club (members include Fran K. Stein and Sandy Witch). So when a cute little bunny announces he wants to join everybody laughs at him. Poor old bunny. If only they knew you don't have to be a monster to ... more
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What a Wonderful World by Bob Thiele and George David Weiss, illustrated by Tim Hopgood - £8.99
A truly special book featuring the lyrics from What a Wonderful World, accompanied by beautiful illustrations from Tim Hopgood.   Bursting with joy, colour, and optimism, this is the perfect gift for every child.  First recorded in 19 ... more
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An English Year: Twelve Months in the Life of England's Kids by Tania McCartney & Tina Snerling - £7.95
Meet Aman, Victoria, Amelia, Tandi and George — English children representing a multicultural blend of culture and race that typifies our beautiful country. They will take you through a year in the life of English kids, from celebrations to tradition ... more
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Monkey Suit: An A to Z of What You Can Be (Board Book) by Mark Gonyea - £7.99
Monkey Suit is a lively look at the alphabet for learners who've grasped the basic shapes of the letters and are ready to explore words.  Author-illustrator Mark Gonyea presents a little monkey who 'tries on' a silly selection of roles that a ch ... more
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One City, Two Brothers: A Story from Jerusalem by Chris Smith, illustrated by Aurelia Fronty - £6.99
This is a story from Jerusalem. It is told by Jews, Christians and Muslims alike.   Two brothers stand before King Solomon, arguing about which of them should inherit their father's land. For a while the king listens, then he asks for silence.   ... more
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Global Baby Bedtimes (Board Book) by Maya Ajmera - £5.99
Shhhhhhhh... the babies are sleeping. Babies all around the world cuddle, snuggle, and drift off to sleep.   From Panama to Peru, Argentina to Vietnam, and many stops in between, babies everywhere have their own bedtimes. The locations may be ... more
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Shine by Trace Balla - £10.99
A moving picture book to share with young children, and a catalyst for discussing big questions.   This is a story for the very young about loss, and the everlasting power of love. ... more
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Moomin and the Martians by Tove Jansson - £6.99
Moominmamma wakes up one morning to find a flying saucer has crash-landed in her cabbage patch. There's a strange machine dangling out of it that seems like it could be used to fix their broken radio, but when Moominpappa starts fiddling with it, he ... more
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The Wise Fool: Fables from the Islamic World by Shahrukh Husain, illustrated by Micha Archer - £8.99
Meet Mulla Nasruddin, a legendary character whose adventures and misadventures are enjoyed across the Islamic world.  This witty collection of stories portrays his eccentric, engaging and irreverent character. Nasruddin always has a twinkle in h ... more
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The Rare Monkey with the Colourful Bottom by Joanne Gale, illustrated by Jeffrey Mundell - £6.99
The Rare Monkey is the only monkey in the wild with a multicoloured, bright bottom.   Follow his journey of cheek and colour as he discovers the importance of being yourself and liking who you are. ... more
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The Moon Dragons by Dyan Sheldon, illustrated by Gary Blythe - £6.99
When a king discovers that there are still singing moon dragons high up on the mountainside, he offers a room full of gold to anyone who can bring one to him.  The beautiful dancing dragons only reveal themselves to Alina, a young peasant girl, ... more
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Walter's Wonderful Web by Tim Hopgood - £5.99
A brilliant new board book from the author of the bestselling WOW! SAID THE OWL.  Why make an ordinary web when you can make one that's EXTRAORDINARY?  Meet a determined little spider who can't seem to spin a perfect web. Whoosh goes the wind as it ... more
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Shh! We Have a Plan (Board Book) by Chris Haughton - £5.99
From Chris Haughton, the multi award-winning author-illustrator of A Bit Lost and Oh No, George!, comes a picture book about a beautiful bird, four friends and plans gone wrong...   The friends are out for a walk. Suddenly, they spot it – a b ... more
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Tree: Seasons Come, Seasons Go by Patricia Hegarty, illustrated by Britta Teckentrup - £6.99
Explore the beauty of the changing seasons in this timeless peek-through book with beautiful artwork from Britta Teckentrup and accompanying rhyming text.  Following the life-cycle of a tree through spring, summer, autumn and winter, children wi ... more
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Zeraffa Giraffa by Dianne Hofmeyr, iIllustrated by Jane Ray - £7.99
This is the astonishing true story of Zeraffa, a giraffe who was sent as a gift from Egypt to France in 1826.   A young boy, Atir, takes care of Zeraffa on her epic journey and the sailors sing songs as she gazes down at them. In France, Atir ... more
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Max at Night by Ed Vere - £6.99
This is Max. Max is very sleepy. It's way past Max's bedtime. Max has drunk his milk. Max has brushed his teeth. Max has cleaned behind his ears. Now Max just needs to say goodnight...   Max is tired and all ready for bed, but when he can't find th ... more
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Footpath Flowers by JonArno Lawson, illustrated by Sydney Smith - £11.99
In this wordless picture book, a little girl collects wildflowers while her distracted father pays her little attention. Each flower becomes a gift, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver and recipient are transformed by their encount ... more
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Side by Side by Rachel Bright, illustrated by Debi Gliori - £6.99
For fans of The Gruffalo and Giraffes Can't Dance comes a rhyming witty story about friendship - a future classic perfect for sharing at bedtime.  Deep in the heart of Wintermouse Wood, Down in the grass where the autumn trees stood, Lived ... more
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Meg and the Dragon by David Walser, illustrated by Jan Pienkowski - £6.99
Meg is busy preparing for her Halloween party when disaster strikes and she breaks her teapot! But with the help of one of her magic spells, Meg is all set to save the day!   A brand new story featuring two best-loved and classic chatracters - ... more
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Chu's First Day at School by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Adam Rex - £6.99
Chu is a little panda with a BIG sneeze and when his first day at school approaches he is nervous. Will the other boys and girls be nice? Will they like Chu?   A fabulously warm and funny story about little Chu and his enormous sneeze! ... more
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Here I Am by Patti Kim, illustrated by Sonia Sanchez - £6.99
Newly arrived from their faraway homeland, a boy and his family enter into the lights, noise, and traffic of a busy city in this dazzling wordless picture book.  The language is unfamiliar. Food, habits, games and gestures are puzzling. The boy ... more
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Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf by Catherine Storr, illustrated by Marjorie-Ann Watts - £6.99
Twelve stories written for the author's daughter, who was scared of the wolf under the bed!  Drawing occasionally on well-known fairy tales, and skillfully blending fantasy and reality, these stories are bursting with humour, originality and cha ... more
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A Bit Lost by Chris Haughton - £6.99
Charting the journey of a little lost owl, a heart-warming and reassuring read from one of the most exciting new voices in children's literature. The award-winning debut title from Chris Haughton, the acclaimed author-illustrator of Oh No, George! a ... more
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How the Library (Not the Prince) Saved Rapunzel by Wendy Meddour, illustrated by Rebecca Ashdown Petrie - £7.99
With the wind in his hair, and blowing his hooter, Along came the prince on the back of a scooter. “Rapunzel, Rapunzel, please let down your hair!” Called the prince from down on the bottom stair... But Rapunzel just sat – As still as a wall; ... more
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Man Gave Names to All the Animals by Bob Dylan, illustrated by Jim Arnosky - £5.99
Whimsical and witty, “Man Gave Names to All the Animals” first appeared on Bob Dylan's album Slow Train Coming in 1979. Illustrator Jim Arnosky has now crafted a stunning picture book adaptation of Dylan's song that's a treat for both children and ad ... more
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I'm a Girl! by Yasmeen Ismail - £6.99
I'm supposed to be made of sugar and spice and all things nice. But I'm sweet and sour and not a little flower.   I am a girl! I am a girl! I am a girl!   The girl in this book likes to win, she likes to be spontaneous, fast and str ... more
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Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Jungle by Axel Scheffler - £7.99
What do you get when you cross a monkey with a porcupine? Why, a monkupine, of course! What about a leopard with a armadillo? Well, that would be a leopadillo, naturally!   Axel Scheffler’s Flip Flap Jungle features eleven brand new animals an ... more
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The Colour Thief by Gabriel Alborozo - £6.99
Zot lives in a world without colour – no green grass, no blue sky, no yellow sun and no red flowers. From his lonely mountaintop, he gazes at Earth, sparkling with brilliant colour, and thinks it must be a very happy place. He sets off to steal some ... more
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The Mousehole Cat by Antonia Barber, illustrated by Nicola Bayley - £6.99
A much-anticipated, beautiful new edition of a modern classic, this is the stunningly illustrated story of the seaside village of Mousehole Cornwall, where Mowzer the cat lives happily with old fisherman Tom - Tom who rocks the rocking chair just rig ... more
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Book by David Miles - £9.95
In a world dazzled by the latest gadgets and mesmerized by Internet videos, the humble book seems like the most ordinary thing that could be. And perhaps it is — until you learn to look closer . . . and closer . . . and closer . . . and you’re sudden ... more
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Ganesha's Sweet Tooth by Sanjay Patel and Emily Haynes - £5.99
The bold, bright colors of India leap off the page in this fresh and funny picture book retelling of how Ganesha came to help write the epic poem of Hindu literature, the Mahabharata.   Ganesha is just like any other kid, except that he has t ... more
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Quest by Aaron Becker - £7.99
Aaron Becker, creator of the stunning Journey, presents the next chapter in his luminous wordless fantasy.  Two friends in a city park are startled by the sudden and magical appearance of a king, who thrusts into their hands a map and some stra ... more
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Silver Buttons by Bob Graham - £6.99
Multiple award-winning and bestselling author-illustrator Bob Graham beautifully captures a world vision in one solitary moment.  From the multiple award-winning author-illustrator of How to Heal a Broken Wing and A Bus Called Heaven, comes a p ... more
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Frances Dean Who Loved to Dance and Dance by Birgitta Sif - £6.99
From the award-winning author of Oliver comes a book that glows from the inside out, a book that will move you to be yourself, exactly as you are, and – of course! – get dancing!  Frances Dean loves to dance. In her every waking moment, she i ... more
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A First Look at Autism: I See Things Differently by Pat Thomas, illustrated by Claire Keay - £7.99
A beautifully illustrated and reassuring picture book that helps children to understand autism.  This reassuring picture book explains what autism is in simple terms. It aims to help children who may have siblings or classmates with autism unde ... more
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Some Swell Pup: Or Are You Sure You Want a Dog? by Maurice Sendak - £7.99
For the first time in paperback comes this unique tale about children learning patience and care through looking after their new puppy. ... more
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My Alien and Me by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illustrated by Tom McLaughlin - £6.99
Told from a little alien's perspective, this is a funny story that presents humans as the aliens!   A journey from hostility to friendship, the story contains lessons about how we look at strangers as 'aliens' and they look at us in the sam ... more
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My ABC Book by Grosset & Dunlap, illustrated by Art Seiden - £5.99
Discover a treasure trove of beautifully illustrated books with our new series, G+D Vintage! Featuring books from Grosset & Dunlap's Wonder Books line originally published in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, there’s something for every reader in these timele ... more
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