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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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My Green Day: 10 Green Things I Can Do Today by Melanie Walsh - £6.99
Make every day a green day with ten simple things to do between breakfast and bedtime.   Discover ten ways in which every child can make their day greener and help the environment. With a simple explanation to back up every activity and bold, ... more
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We're All Works of Art by Mark Sperring, illustrated by Rose Blake - £6.99
Our bodies might all differ in shape, and form, and frame, but think how dull the world would be if we were all the same...   Celebrate difference and diversity with this wonderful and beautiful book that tells children it’s OK to be differe ... more
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Little Baby Books: Bedtime by Mel Four - £5.99
Enjoy reading first words to your baby, with beautiful illustrations of the evening bedtime routine. Black and white board books are perfect for helping your baby to identify first objects and their very first words. The eye-catching foil design will ... more
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We are Family by Ryan Wheatcroft and Patricia Hegarty - £7.99
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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Princess Scallywag and the Brave, Brave Knight by Mark Sperring, Illustrated by Claire Powell - £6.99
Meet Princess Scallywag – a feisty new heroine with more than a few tricks up her royal sleeve! From brand-new picture book pairing Mark Sperring and Claire Powell comes this hilarious, subversive fairy tale for girls and boys alike.  What’ ... more
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Du Iz Tak? by Carson Ellis - £6.99
From the creator of Home, comes a book written in "Bug".   In her follow-up to the internationally acclaimed Home, Carson Ellis invites readers to imagine the dramatic possibilities to be found in a garden, where insects talk their own mysteri ... more
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The Wooden Camel by Wanuri Kahiu, illustrated by Manuela Adreani - £7.99
*NOMINATED FOR THE KATE GREENAWAY MEDAL 2018* *21 MUST READS for EMPATHY by EmpathyLabUK and The Sunday Times* *SLJ Books to Celebrate Black History Month*   Etabo dreams of being a camel racer. One day he might even beat his older broth ... more
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Franklin's Flying Bookshop by Jen Campbell - £11.95
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 be ... more
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The Drum by Ken Wilson-Max, illustrated by Catell Ronca - £9.99
This is the drum. This is the beat. Clap your hands. Stomp your feet!  Babies love song, rhythm and dance. Come along and step to the beat in Tiny Owl’s new Children. Music. Life. series created by the award-winning picture book author and art ... more
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Everyone by Christopher Silas Neal - £6.99
Happy one moment and sad the next – everyone has feelings.   A first book of mindfulness and feelings, award-winning illustrator Christopher Silas Neal invites young readers to explore how we feel what we feel, and how everyone else feels i ... more
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The Forest Folk (Board Book) by Madeleine Rogers - £4.99
Teach your children about the animals of the forest with this fun and educational book, part of a series that explores the natural world. The series has three existing titles – The Safari Set, The Polar Pack and The Jungle Crew – and two new titl ... more
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Zoey and Sassafras: Dragons and Marshmallows by Asia Citro, illustrated by Marian Lindsay - £4.99
With magical animals, science, mystery, and adventure -- the Zoey and Sassafras series has something for everyone! Easy-to-read language and illustrations on nearly every page make this series perfect for a wide range of ages.   In this first ... more
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The Peace Book (Board book) by Todd Parr - £6.99
Peace is making new friends Peace is giving shoes to someone who needs them Peace is a growing garden Peace is having enough pizza in the world for everyone   The Peace Book delivers positive and hopeful messages of peace in an accessible, ... more
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Canary Across the Mersey by Dr Michael Boyle, illustrated by Ian Wright Creative - £5.99
Canary Across the Mersey is a children's book that tells the true story of a Liverpool boy. The book was written by Dr Michael Boyle with illustrations by Ian Wright Creative.   The story is about a young boy called Michael who enjoyed everyth ... more
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A Werewolf Named Oliver James by Nicholas John Frith - £6.99
On his way home one moonlit night, a strange thing happens to Oliver James: he unexpectedly turns into a werewolf! Suddenly, he can run faster than an express train! He can leap higher than tall buildings! He’s stronger than a lion! There’s only ... more
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Chinese Symbols for Baby Brains by Chungliang Al Huang with Lark Huang-Storms - £8.99
This introduction to the Chinese language uses bold, high contrast calligraphy to capture a baby's eye.  With the imagery designed to help increase a baby's visual attention and stimulate brain development, it is the perfect book for parent and ... more
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Molly Rogers, Pirate Girl by Cornelia Funke, illustrated by Kasia Matyjaszek - £6.99
Ferocious pirate Captain Firebeard his crew rule the high seas. But the dastardly pirates meet their match when they kidnap a small, feisty girl named Molly on the way to visit her granny!  Information for Grown-Ups: This book has a dyslexia- ... more
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A World Full of Animal Stories: 50 Favourite Animal Folk Tales, Myths and Legends by Angela McAllister, illustrated by Aitch - £12.99
Travel the world with 50 best-loved tales, featuring creatures big and small. This beautifully-illustrated collection of classic stories brings together favourite animal-themed fables, myths and legends including The Three Little Pigs, The Ugly Duckl ... more
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Zog and the Flying Doctors by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler - £6.99
When being a flying dragon just isn’t cool enough, what do you do? You become a flying doctor!   Sunburnt mermaids, distressed unicorns and sneezy lions? They’re all in a day’s work for Zog and his high-flying friends! Princess Pearl gi ... more
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This Is the Kiss by Claire Harcup, illustrated by Gabriel Alborozo - £6.99
A charming and lyrical picture book that celebrates the timeless bond between parent and child.  You've had a fun day and you're ready for bed. This is the wave that led to the smile, that led to the giggle and the kiss goodnight. A delightful s ... more
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WOW! It's Night-Time (Board Book) by Tim Hopgood - £6.99
Step into a night-time world with Tim Hopgood, creator of the bestselling WOW! Said the Owl. The curious little owl is back, and this time she’s ready to discover the wonders of night-time, from the big, bright moon to the bats in the sky and the f ... more
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Parrots Don't Live in the City! by Lucy Reynolds, illustrated by Jenna Herman - £7.99
'They were flying their kite loop-the-loop up high, when something emerald flickered by...'   Join Jack and Emily as they explore a world of hidden animals, birds and minibeasts in search of one very special creature...   Parrots Don't Live in ... more
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Love Matters Most by Mij Kelly, illustrated by Gerry Turley - £6.99
A stunning and uplifting picture book celebrating the special bond between a parent and child.  There are many amazing things - faraway stars that glitter and gleam and snowflakes that melt to a tear - but nothing is as wonderful as a mother' ... more
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The Marvellous Moon Map by Teresa Heapy, illiustrated by David Litchfield - £6.99
"I've got you, and you've got me - so we'll be all right"...   One day, adventurous Mouse sets off to find the moon with his Marvellous Moon Map, leaving his worried friend Bear behind. But as the Woods get darker, and the weather gets worse, ... more
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Through the Eyes of Me by Jon Roberts, illustrated by Hannah Rounding - £6.99
Through the Eyes of Me is a beautiful, colourful, illustrated book for children that allows a glimpse into the world of a child with autism. Readers will meet 4-year-old Kya who loves to run, read, look at... and rip up... stickers. Discover why Kya ... more
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The Turkey That Voted For Christmas by Madeleine Cook, illustrated by Samara Hardy - £6.99
Timmy Turkey would love to see Christmas come to Pear Tree Farm. But how can that happen when all his family always vote 'NO'?  Timmy leads a brilliant campaign. But how will the animals vote? And how will they escape Farmer Carver's turkey twiz ... more
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Goodnight World by Debi Gliori - £6.99
Goodnight ice and goodnight snow, Goodnight lights above, aglow.   Join in the list of important things to say goodnight to – ships, animals, plants, toys and of course, the sun – in this beautifully illustrated rhyming text, perfect for ... more
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A Dot in the Snow by Corrinne Averiss, illustrated by Fiona Woodcock - £6.99
This is the story of a curious polar bear, a little girl lost in the snow, and the precious friendship they discover together.  Stunningly illustrated by Fiona Woodcock.  Suitable for: 2+ ... more
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