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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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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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Wriggle and Roar by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Nick Sharratt - £6.99
A wonderful rhyme book full of action and noise - guaranteed to make kids love poetry!  Whenever I'm tired of being me I swing around like a chimpanzee.  Are you tired of being you? Here's a whole bookful of things you can do! There are rhymes to ... more
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My Pet Book by Bob Staake - £6.99
Most pets are cats and dogs, but what do you do if you want a different kind of pet, one that doesn’t meow or bark? Bob Staake’s exuberant tale of a little boy and the pet of his dreams will appeal to anyone whose best friends are... books!   ... more
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A Forest by Marc Martin - £7.99
When a forest is cut down, the consequences are more than anyone could have anticipated.  A Forest is a simple and powerful environmental parable from an extraordinary new talent. ... more
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Grandad's Island by Benji Davies - £6.99
After the phenomenal success of The Storm Whale and On Sudden Hill, this new book by Benji Davies deals with the emotional topic of losing a grandparent.  Subtly told, this beautifully illustrated book tackles a difficult subject with great sens ... more
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The Yes by Sarah Bee, illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura - £6.99
In a soft comfy nest in a safe warm place there snoozed a great big orange thing called the Yes. He was snug, but the Yes had a Where to go to. So he left his nest and went trundling out.  But the Where was an endless place of Nos. They teemed and se ... more
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The Fabulous Foskett Family Circus by Quentin Blake - £6.99
Roll up, roll up for the Fabulous Foskett Family Circus! There are Milly and Willy who perform with young Fred, who does a back flip and lands on his head. Uncle Phoenix Foskett who blows smoke rings, Jess and Bess with their conjuring tricks, not to ... more
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Max the Brave by Ed Vere - £6.99
This is Max. Doesn't Max look sweet. Max looks so sweet that sometimes people like to dress him up in ribbons. Max does not like being dressed up in ribbons. Because Max is a fearless kitten. Max is an intrepid kitten. Max is a brave kitten. Max is a ... more
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Seb and Hamish by Jude Daly, illustrated by Niki Daly - £6.99
Seb and Mama go to visit Mrs Kenny, but there's a dog called Hamish at the house too. Woof woof, says Hamish. 'Home,' says Seb in a little voice.   While Mama and Mrs Kenny have tea, Hamish is shut in another room and Seb plays with his train ... more
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Don't Forget Tiggs! by Michael Rosen - £5.99
Mr and Mrs Hurry are always rushing about. They never stop! But that means they forget some rather important things – like eating . . . and shopping . . . and taking their son Harry to school!   Thankfully, Tiggs the cat is around to remind th ... more
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Happy Families: Miss Dirt the Dustman's Daughter by Allan Ahlberg, illustrated by Tony Ross - £6.99
Daisy Dirt's dad is a dustman on the dole, but her mum has remarried a Duke and is a filthy rich Duchess. Poor Daisy doesn't know whether she's coming or going, whether she's rich or poor - until everything changes...   Based on the classic 'H ... more
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The Little Green Drum by Taghreed Najjar and Lucy Coats - £4.99
Brand new blue Early Reader title set in Lifta, Palestine about a little girl who finds herself with the important job of waking the village up for the Suhoor meal during Ramadan, when her father falls ill.  Early Readers are stepping stones fr ... more
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Nixie the Bad, Bad Fairy by Cas Lester - £5.99
Nixie the bad, bad fairy isn't really that bad least, she doesn't think she is. But sometimes she has to be a teeny-tiny bit bad because that goody, goody fairy, Adorabella, is just too ...well ...just too GOOD.  Fairy dust and magic are f ... more
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Outdoor Opposites by Brenda Williams, illustrated by Rachel Oldfield. Sung by The Flannery Brothers - £6.99
Grab your backpack and head into the countryside for a camping adventure full of contrasts!  Little ones love to try out the opposite actions as they sing and dance along. Enhanced CD includes audio singalong and video animation. ... more
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World Food Alphabet by Chris Caldicott - £7.99
From Apricot to Zucchini, and everything in between, here is a beautiful photographic alphabet of world food.  Acclaimed photographer and founder of the World Food Cafe in London, Chris Caldicott takes us on a mouth-watering tour of the differe ... more
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Have You Seen My Dragon? by Steve Light - £6.99
Enter a fascinating, ornately drawn cityscape and help a boy find his dragon while counting objects from hot dogs to traffic lights.  A search-and-find number book! Enter an ornately drawn cityscape and help a little boy find his dragon while c ... more
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