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Picture books and stories for children aged 0-6. (browse related category Childrens & Teenage Books )

Hair: It's A Family Affair by Mylo Freeman - £6.99
A celebration of black hair, through the vibrant and varied hairstyles found in a single family.   With Mylo Freeman’s trademark colourful illustrations, this entertaining book will show young black children the joys that can be found throu ... more
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Doctor Who: One Doctor, Two Hearts by Adam Howling - £7.99
Learn your 1, 2, 3 across the stars, with the help of the Doctor and friends!   One Doctor. Two Hearts. Three Knocks. Four Daleks...   A Doctor Who counting book with a timey-wimey twist on every page! Featuring Doctors, companions and m ... more
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Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me by Eloise Greenfield, illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi - £9.99
Seven-year-old Jace and his puppy Thinker are poets, putting everything they do into verse, from going to the park to philosophising to playing ball.   One day they’ll have the whole world figured out. For now, though, Thinker has to keep qu ... more
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The Colors of Us by Karen Katz - £7.99
A positive and affirming look at skin color, from an artist's perspective.   Seven-year-old Lena is going to paint a picture of herself. She wants to use brown paint for her skin. But when she and her mother take a walk through the neighborhoo ... more
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Red and the City by Marie Voigt - £11.99
A contemporary and beautifully illustrated retelling of Little Red Riding Hood.   Can Red find her way to Grandma's house, or will she be swallowed up by the choices awaiting her in the big city?   Suitable for readers aged 4+ ... more
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Everybody's Welcome by Patricia Hegarty, illustrated by Greg Abbott - £7.99
Wouldn’t it be great if you could build a home that opened its doors to everyone – tall or short, fat or thin, rich or poor... Well, perhaps if everybody pitches in to help, one little mouse can achieve that dream.  This heart-warming sto ... more
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Lily and the Polar Bears by Jion Sheibani - £6.99
One day Lily was playing on the beach with her Grandpa when she spotted something in the distance...  POLAR BEARS! Lots of polar bears! All floating on pieces of melting ice.   One evening, Lily is playing on the beach... And who should float in ... more
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Franklin's Flying Bookshop by Jen Campbell - £6.99
A spellbinding story about the magic of books for children aged 3+   Franklin the dragon loves stories and loves reading stories to people too, but everyone is too scared to even look at him. One day he meets a girl named Luna who, far from being ... more
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Want to Play Trucks? by Ann Stott, illustrated by Bob Graham - £7.99
Jack likes trucks. Alex likes dolls. What will they play together? Their new favourite game, of course!  From Ann Stott and Bob Graham, the multi award-winning creator of Silver Buttons and A Bus Called Heaven, comes a story of friendship, pe ... more
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Girls Can Do Anything! by Caryl Hart and Ali Pye - £6.99
Do you want to climb a mountain? Drive a fire engine? Or maybe become the prime minister when you grow up? Well – the girls in this picture book know that they can do anything. And guess what: so can you!   Join a gang of go-getting girls f ... more
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Baby Goes to Market by Atinuke, illustrated by Angela Brooksbank - £7.99
Join Baby and his mama at the bustling marketplace for a bright, bouncy read-aloud offering a gentle introduction to numbers.   Rhythmic language, visual humour and a bounty of delectable food make this a tale that is sure to whet little appet ... more
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Ruby's Worry by Tom Percival - £6.99
Ruby loves being Ruby. Until, one day, she finds a worry. At first it's not such a big worry, and that's all right, but then it starts to grow. It gets bigger and bigger every day and it makes Ruby sad. How can Ruby get rid of it and feel like hersel ... more
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Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall - £7.99
Working up the courage to take a big, important leap is hard, but Jabari is almost absolutely ready to make a giant splash.   In a sweet tale of overcoming your fears, debut author-illustrator Gaia Cornwall captures a moment at the swimming po ... more
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The Beatles: Yellow Submarine by The Beatles, illustrated by Heinz Edelmann - £6.99
Join the Beatles as they set off on a magical adventure to bring music and love back to Pepperland in this anniversary paperback.  Once upon a time (or maybe twice), some 80,000 leagues beneath the sea, there lay a colourful land of music and ... more
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Noodle Head! by Giles Andreae, illustrated by Lalalimola - £6.99
A hilarious read-aloud treat with a central message about being nice to your friends!  SILLY SAUSAGE! SMELLY PANTS!! NOODLE HEAD!!!   Two cheeky little friends argue over a sweetie - and things get a little out of hand in a flurry of ... more
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Rosa Loves Dinosaurs (Board Book) by Jessica Spanyol - £4.99
Let’s find out which toys Rosa and her friends are playing with today! An important series that celebrates inclusivity, promotes gender equality and embraces the uniqueness of every child. ... more
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Secret Sky Garden by Linda Sarah, illustrated by Fiona Lumbers - £6.99
A startlingly original picture book about a little girl who creates a garden on a disused car park rooftop.   Funni loves the old, disused car park, and spends a lot of time there flying her kite and playing her recorder. But something is mis ... more
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How to be a Lion by Ed Vere - £6.99
You don't have to ROAR to be heard...   Meet Leonard - a lion like no other. Leonard's best friend is Marianne, a duck. But lions chomp ducks, don't they? And what will the pair do when their way of life is threatened?  A story about a lion an ... more
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Baby Loves Coding! by Ruth Spiro, illustrated by Irene Chan - £6.99
Big, brainy science for the littlest listeners.   Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this clever board book showcases the use of logic, sequence, and patterns to solve problems. Can Baby think like a coder to fix ... more
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A Hebridean Alphabet by Debi Gliori - £6.99
This is a beautifully conceived picture flat in which Debi Gliori describes and illustrates all kinds of things you might see over the course of a single day in the Hebrides.   Inspired by the landscape, seascape, weather, animals and birds, ... more
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Pink Is for Boys by Robb Pearlman, illustrated by Eda Kaban - £12.99
An empowering and educational picture book that proves colors are for everyone, regardless of gender.   Pink is for boys... and girls... and everyone! This timely and beautiful picture book rethinks and reframes the stereotypical blue/pink ... more
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Outfoxed by Claudia Boldt - £8.99
Harold is unlike any other fox. He hates the thought of eating chicken, for one thing, and he wants to be a detective when he grows up.  When Harold’s father challenges him to catch his first chicken, Harold finds himself faced with a dilemma — ... more
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First Explorers: Wild Animals (Board Book) by Jenny Wren - £5.99
Explore grasslands, the dry desert and a busy watering hole in First Explorers: Wild Animals. Meet giraffes, hippos and lions, as well as lots of other amazing animals who live in the wild.   Each scene has chunky push, pull and slide mechanis ... more
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The Day War Came by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Rebecca Cobb - £10.00
A powerful and necessary picture book – the journey of a child forced to become a refugee when war destroys everything she has ever known.  Imagine if, on an ordinary day, war came. Imagine it turned your town to rubble. Imagine going on a long ... more
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Chocolate Cake by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Kevin Waldron - £6.99
When I was a boy, I had a favourite treat. It was when my mum made...   CHOCOLATE CAKE!   Ohhh! I LOVED chocolate cake.   Fantastically funny and full of silly noises, this is Michael Rosen's love letter to every child's favourite treat, c ... more
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This Is Sadie (Board Book) by Sara O’Leary, illustrated by Julie Morstad - £6.99
Sadie is a little girl with a big imagination. She has been a girl who lived under the sea and a boy raised by wolves. She has had adventures in wonderland and visited the world of fairytales. She whispers to the dresses in her closet and talks to bi ... more
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Billy and the Beast by Nadia Shireen - £6.99
From the author of Bumblebear, comes a new hero for our times. Introducing: Billy!   Whilst on a lovely walk in the woods, Billy and her trusty sidekick Fatcat hear a terrible rumble... a terrible rumble coming from a Terrible Beast... &nbs ... more
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Feminist Baby Finds Her Voice! (Board Book) by Loryn Brantz - £10.99
Feminist Baby is learning to talk She says what she thinks and it totally rocks! Feminist Babies stand up tall “Equal rights and toys for all!”   Feminist Baby is back for more adventures - with new friends in tow! - in this refresh ... more
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Planet Awesome! by Stacy McAnulty - £6.99
'Hi, I’m Earth! But you can call me Planet Awesome.'   In this hilarious and informative book filled to the brim with eye-opening, kid-friendly facts about our planet, you'll find scientifically accurate information from beloved children's b ... more
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We Wear Pants by Katie Abey - £6.99
Pandas wearing pants? Surely not! And what about wombats wearing wellies, sloths in socks, or even giraffes wearing scarves? Whatever you do today...don't forget to get dressed! For any parent who has ever struggled to get their kids dressed - thi ... more
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Hello, Mr World by Michael Foreman - £7.99
A topical picture book about the effects of climate change, ideal for very young children.   In this topical picture book, Michael Foreman – twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and described as "the greatest illustrator-storyteller of h ... more
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Under the Love Umbrella by Davina Francesca Bell Allison Colpoys - £6.99
Whatever you fear, come close my dear You’re tucked in safe for always here And I will never not be near Because of our love umbrella   From this award-winning creative duo comes a book about the wonder of ever-present love. A stunnin ... more
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The Secret of Black Rock by Joe Todd-Stanton - £6.99
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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King of the Sky by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Laura Carlin - £7.99
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 the ... more
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Arthur Bee Has a Secret by Shaun Millea, illustrated by Carole Chevalier - £7.99
Arthur Bee has a secret!   It's a secret that he's too embarrassed to talk about. It's secret that bees aren't expected to have, and the whole beehive is affected.   How will Queen Bee react when she finds out Arthur's secret? ... more
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You Choose in Space by Pippa Goodhart, illustrated by Nick Sharratt - £6.99
Zoom off into space for an adventure where YOU CHOOSE what happens next. Which alien would you most like to be friends with? And what fantastically freaky food will you decide to munch for lunch?   The possibilities are infinite in this mesmer ... more
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Listen to the Music from Around the World (Board Book) by Marion Billet - £7.99
Adults and children alike will be enchanted by this stunning new addition to the popular Listen to the... board book series.  Aimed at the very young, this book has a button on every spread, which triggers one of six different types of instrumen ... more
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Happy in Our Skin by Fran Manushkin, illustrated by Lauren Tobia - £6.99
Bouquets of babies sweet to hold: cocoa-brown, cinnamon, and honey gold. Ginger-coloured babies, peaches and cream, too – splendid skin for me, splendid skin for you! A delightfully rhythmical read-aloud text is paired with bright, bustling art fro ... more
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Just Like Brothers by Elizabeth Baguley, illustrated by Aurelie Blanz - £6.99
A heartwarming fable for our time!  A human mother tells her small son to watch out for wolves, and a wolf mother tells her cub to fear men — but their children don't listen. What will happen when the boy and the cub cross paths in the forest? &nb ... more
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Little Feminist Board Book Set by Lydia Ortiz and Emily Kleinman - £12.99
Mudpuppy's Little Feminist Board Book Set is comprised of colorfully illustrated portraits of real women who have made a historical impact on the world.   Illustrations by Lydia Ortiz and words by Emily Kleinman introduce children to these im ... more
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My Feminist ABC (Board Book) by Irene Pizzolante - £6.99
A board book written and illustrated for the next generation of feminists.   E is for Equal Rights, F is for Feminism, G is for Girl Power and also for Grit. This inspiring board book teaches little ones an esteemed alphabet of female (and hu ... more
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Chalk Eagle by Nazli Tahvili - £10.99
A young boy living in the heart of a busy city spots an eagle swooping overhead, and dreams of what it would be like to fly away and soar over mountains and rivers.  Using a little chalk he draws his own eagle – and then himself – into ex ... more
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How to Say 'I Love You' in 5 Languages (Board Book) by Kenard Pak - £8.99
Learn to say 'I Love You' in French, Japanese, Mandarin, English and Spanish with this fun press and listen board book.  Meet a child from each country who loves a different person, from George in England who loves his dog, to Jia in China who l ... more
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A Busy Day for Birds (Board Book) by Lucy Cousins - £6.99
Peck, hop, flap and make some noise in this story full of colour, rhyme and feathered friends – now in board book format!   Flap your wings, fly up high, open your beak and sing in this fun action rhyme story about fantastical birds by multi ... more
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I'm Big Now by Anthea Simmons - £6.99
When you are big, you're not the baby any more, but sometimes you want to do the baby things you used to do before!  In this funny journey of discovery, one little girl decides to try out being a baby again, but discovers it is more fun being th ... more
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Neon Leon by Jane Clarke, illustrated by Britta Teckentrup - £6.99
Everyone knows that chameleons are the best at fitting in. But not Leon. Leon is neon! In fact, he’s SO bright that he keeps all the other chameleons awake at night. But poor Leon is lonely, so he goes off in search of somewhere he can blend in.&nb ... more
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Do Not Open This Book by Andy Lee - £6.99
Oh! You opened the book. I assume that was an accident? No problem, accidents happen. I'm not even angry. Just please don't turn the page!   Monster will do anything for you to not open this book, but what will happen if you do? Young reade ... more
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Maisy Goes to the Bookshop by Lucy Cousins - £5.99
Have fun with Maisy and friends on their first trip to the bookshop, now in paperback!   A story of visiting the bookshop for the first time from the multi-award-winning Lucy Cousins. Maisy goes to the bookshop to buy a new book, and she also ... more
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Imagine by John Lenon, illustrated Jean Jullien - £6.99
"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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Little Red Reading Hood by Lucy Rowland, illustrated by Ben Mantle - £6.99
Whilst leaving footpaths should NEVER be done, Straying from stories is all sorts of fun!   Little Red Reading Hood LOVES reading books and making up stories of her own. When she meets a cunning wolf while on her way to the library, he ... more
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Star in the Jar by Sam Hay and Sarah Massini - £6.99
An enchanting bedtime story for toddlers, perfect for fans of Oliver Jeffers' How To Catch a Star.   Up high, in the dark, dark sky... a message: LOST, ONE SMALL STAR.   When a little boy stumbles across a special star, he puts it in a ... more
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