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The Something
The Something
Rebecca Cobb
September 2014 Book of the Month   Award-winning illustrator Rebecca Cobb creates a number of different imaginary worlds in this delightfully fanciful story about a hole in the ground. The little girl finds the hole just beside the cherry tree. Who...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2014
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Doughnuts for a Dragon
Doughnuts for a Dragon
Adam Guillain, Charlotte Guillain
September 2014 Book of the Month   Bored with life at home, George decides he’d have be a lot more fun if he could be like the heroes from the olden days. Building a time machine, he travels back in the...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2014
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The New Small Person
The New Small Person
Lauren Child
September 2014 Book of the Month   Best-selling Lauren Child, the creator of Charlie and Lola, captures perfectly the always difficult and sometimes terrible moment when a new sibling arrives. Elmore Green is used to being an only child. He likes...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Could a Penguin Ride a Bike?
Could a Penguin Ride a Bike?
Camilla de la Bedoyere
September 2014 Book of the Month   An attractive picture book which is also a highly informative information book. It includes lots of fun questions about what a penguin might do if it suddenly turned up in the young reader’s world....
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Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2014
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Animals
Animals
Camilla de la Bedoyere
September 2014 Book of the Month  A bumper book of stunning animal pictures classifying all kinds of creatures according to species, colour or habitat. Produced in a striking large format this also includes beautiful spreads of gorgeous animals in tens...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2014
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Daisy Saves the Day
Daisy Saves the Day
Shirley Hughes
This charming picture book is an enchanting evocation of life in London at the time of the coronation of George V, by the much-loved and award-winning illustrators for children, Shirley Hughes.  Perfect to share with younger children but also a...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2014
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My Life as a Goldfish And Other Poems
My Life as a Goldfish And Other Poems
Rachel Rooney
Full of jokes, surprises and puzzles, but also sensitive and thought-provoking, this is a spellbinding new collection from the winner of the CLPE Poetry Award, Rachel Rooney.
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Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2014
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I'm a Little Alien
I'm a Little Alien
James Carter
Meet a little green alien; then zoom off in your rocket to find space poems, rhymes about mermaids, funny faces and even a greedy robot.  This is a fun and playful new collection by an award-winning poet who knows how...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2014
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Willy the Wimp
Willy the Wimp
Anthony Browne
Fed up with being bullied Willy the gorilla decides to take action and if that means getting fitter and tougher then that's what he does.  Suddenly the bullies are running away and even better Willy saves a girl from the...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
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The Promise
The Promise
Nicola Davies
Shortlisted for The Little Rebels Children's Book Award 2014.  The Promise is a story with a strong green message - about the power we have to transform our world - and features breathtaking design and illustration. A perfect book to...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Gigantosaurus
Gigantosaurus
Jonny Duddle
Bonehead offers to become the look-out for the terrifying Gigantosaurus that is roaming near their home, but then he cries wolf to his friends once too often he finds his friends take no notice and he finds himself in lots...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2014
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Dinosaur Poo
Dinosaur Poo
Christyan Fox, Diane Fox
The combination of poo and dinosaurs.  How can any child, particularly a boy not completely love this brilliant picture book.  In rollicking, fast-paced verse and supremely colourful illustrations with die-cut flaps, dinosaurs hunt for the largest poo. The queue of...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Gus and Me
Gus and Me
Keith Richards
This charming picture book that tells the story of Keith Richards and his relationship with his grandfather has been whimsically illustrated by Keith Richards' daughter and also includes an exclusive CD with a reading of the story by professional actor,...
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Format: Mixed media product - Released: 09/09/2014
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Winnie's Big Bad Robot
Winnie's Big Bad Robot
Valerie Thomas
When Winnie the Witch makes a cardboard robot she is very proud of her creation and decides to turn it into a real robot. BIG mistake! Winnie and Wilbur soon discover that the Big Bad Robot is trouble, especially when...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Ruby and the Naughty Cats
Ruby and the Naughty Cats
Jane Hissey
Ruby the cheery little mouse and her soft toy friends are back, and they're having trouble with the Naughty Cats! The Naughty Cats eat their picnic and dress up in their clothes and make a terrible mess with the paints!...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2014
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The Oxford Treasury of Nursery Rhymes
The Oxford Treasury of Nursery Rhymes
Karen King, Sarah Williams
For toddlers who love nursery rhymes, for their parents who may have forgotten the words, and for everyone who enjoys singing, clapping, tickling, and laughing, this comprehensive anthology of charmingly-illustrated rhymes is a must-have addition to any child's bookshelf!
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox
Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox
Julia Donaldson
Best-selling Julia Donaldson has created a new story for the popular Princess Mirror-Belle in this gorgeously glittery book. Ellen is covered in spots. She has chicken pox and is very itchy! She’s just about to scratch the nasty tickly spot...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2014
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Time to Read: The Dragon Snatcher
Time to Read: The Dragon Snatcher
M. P. Robertson
An exciting adventure of wizardry, dark magic, brave dragons and one small boy. When George takes off on the back of a dragon he little knows that he will soon be the heart of a deadly adventure! Can George stop...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
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First Concept: Animal 123
First Concept: Animal 123
Camilla de la Bedoyere, Susi Martin
Wonderful pages of animal pictures fill this beautiful book. From one caterpillar through seven seals, eight salamanders, ten spiders, nineteen seahorses and twenty frogs a double page spread covers each number. From twenty upwards the pages jump forward in tens...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2014
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Could an Octopus Climb a Sky Scraper?
Could an Octopus Climb a Sky Scraper?
Camilla De le Bedoyere
Could An Octopus Climb A Skyscraper will be sure to keep young readers entertained whilst also helping them to understand and retain animal facts. A fun and engaging introduction into the life of an Octopus. From the 'What If A....' series...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2014
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Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
Fulvio Testa, Fiona Waters
This stunning edition of the classic Aesop's Fables, illustrated by the internationally revered artist Fulvio Testa, will make a fantastic gift. Over sixty of the most famous of Aesop's Fables have been updated and rewritten by the talented anthologist Fiona...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Willy's Stories
Willy's Stories
Anthony Browne
A stunning picture book with a story to each spread to inspire a child's own imagination into what happens next and all linked to 10 classic stories.  Join Willy...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Is There a Dog in This Book?
Is There a Dog in This Book?
Viviane Schwarz
With an irresistible story that directly involves the reader, this book's clever design and bright, gestural illustrations make for a LOT of fun for cat (and dog) lovers! It is a completely interactive book brimming over with all kinds of...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2014
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A Paddington Collection
A Paddington Collection
Michael Bond
Four charming Paddington stories collected for the first time on CD, read by Stephen Fry and Jim Broadbent.
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Format: CD-Audio - Released: 28/08/2014
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Paddington - Favourite Paddington Stories
Paddington - Favourite Paddington Stories
Michael Bond
This special edition brings together three favourite classic adventures - Paddington in the Garden, Paddington at the Carnival and Paddington and the Grand Tour. Whether he is gardening, walking along the canal, or seeing the sights of London - as...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2014
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Miffy's Bicycle
Miffy's Bicycle
Dick Bruna
Join Miffy as she dreams of all the adventures she will have on her bicycle on her own and with friends...Award-winning UK poet, Tony Mitton, has worked closely with Dick Bruna's Dutch publisher to create new translations for the classic...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2014
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Miffy Goes Flying
Miffy Goes Flying
Dick Bruna
Up up and away for Miffy as she experiences flying for the first time.  This highly desirable, collectible classic series has been updated for a new generation by award-winning poet, Tony Mitton who has worked closely with Dick Bruna's Dutch...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2014
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Miffy at School
Miffy at School
Dick Bruna
This highly desirable, collectible classic series has been updated for a new generation by award-winning poet, Tony Mitton. Award-winning UK poet, Tony Mitton, has worked closely with Dick Bruna's Dutch publisher to create new translations for the classic Miffy stories...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2014
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The Worst Witch
Reader Reviewed The Worst Witch
Jill Murphy
A beautiful colour gift edition of an absolute classic and an essentialtitle for every child's bookshelf. The trials and tribulations of a disastrous new girl at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches a gloriously witchy boarding school, The Worst Witch has...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2014
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What's in Your Pocket
What's in Your Pocket
Ruth Symons
Josh the baby kangaroo loves snuggling down in sleep in his mother’s pouch. One day she says he is too big for the pouch and something else very precious that he will love as soon as he sees is in...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2014
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Welcome to the Family
Welcome to the Family
Mary Hoffman
A warm-hearted introduction to the many different kinds of families that exist all of which are reflected in Ros Asquith’s witty and unfailingly sympathetic illustrations. The open-minded discussion of what makes a family will reassure all children about their own...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Time to Read: The Great Dragon Rescue
Time to Read: The Great Dragon Rescue
M. P. Robertson
George’s dragon takes him to the home of a wicked witch who is keeping a young dragon imprisoned in a cage. Can George free the little dragon? George’s dragon must fly his fastest to outstrip the witch on her broomstick...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Time to Read: The Egg
Time to Read: The Egg
M. P. Robertson
George finds a mysterious egg in his hen coop. Taking it into his bedroom, George looks after his egg most carefully to make sure that it will hatch. At last, a tiny dragon cracks its way out. George loves his...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Time to Read: Big Foot
Time to Read: Big Foot
M. P. Robertson
Simply told, this is a touching story about a child’s magical experience one moonlit night when he meets a huge and hairy monster! Luckily, Big Foot is as kind as he is large and soon the two are the very...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Star Girl
Star Girl
Karin Littlewood
Gracie loves her special star in the sky so much that she wants it in the day not only at night. Climbing up high she picks the star from the sky and takes it home to look after. But the...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
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First Concept: Animal ABC
First Concept: Animal ABC
Camilla de la Bedoyere, Susi Martin
Over 100 animals are beautifully illustrated in this attractive A-Z. Some are familiar – R is for robin, S is for squirrel – but many are much more exotic such as E is for echidna and U is for uakari....
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Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2014
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Children's Dinosaur and Prehistorical Animal Encyclopedia A Comprehensive Look at the Prehistoric World with Hundreds of Superb Illustrations
Children's Dinosaur and Prehistorical Animal Encyclopedia A Comprehensive Look at the Prehistoric World with Hundreds of Superb Illustrations
Douglas Palmer
A book to treasure, this is an in-depth look at the creatures of the pre-historic world with stunning, carefully drawn illustrations capturing the details of how they would have looked. Much of the geology and biology of the planet from...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 18/08/2014
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Clarice Bean, That's Me
Clarice Bean, That's Me
Lauren Child
The irresistible Clarice Bean burst onto the world in a picture book which has now been reissued as a special 15 birthday edition. Through words and picture she introduces her wonderfully characterised family capturing their foibles and kindly recognising the...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2014
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The Pirates Next Door
The Pirates Next Door
Jonny Duddle
Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Award 2012 - Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2012 - Shortlisted for the National Book Tokens Children’s Book of the Year 2012  When the Jolley Rogers arrive at Dull-on-sea, a quiet seaside...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2012
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Jampires
Jampires

All of our jam has vanished from our doughnuts! Where could it possibly have gone? Has someone stolen it...? Let's leave a doughnut here and see what happens.
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Corpse Talk
Corpse Talk
Adam Murphy
Meet some of history's most famous, infamous and downright incredible men and women! What was the secret of Cleopatra's irresistible personality? Why did Ghengis Khan become obsessed with world domination? Which scientist is still radioactive, almost 100 years after...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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The Giant Rumble Wrestling Trolls: Match Three
The Giant Rumble Wrestling Trolls: Match Three
Jim Eldridge
Challenged to a Giant Rumble but suffering from a shortfall of wrestlers, Jack and his friends set out to find more participants for their great battle. But what starts...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Dylan's Amazing Dinosaurs - The Stegosaurus
Dylan's Amazing Dinosaurs - The Stegosaurus
E. T. Harper
Dylan and his dinosaur friend fly off on amazing dinosaur discovery missions to the Land of Living Dinosaurs. This time he has to discover what secret weapon a stegosaurus has. Find out what it is and then act out the...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2014
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My Big Barefoot Book of Wonderful Words
My Big Barefoot Book of Wonderful Words
Sophie Fatus
A feast of words for every kind of situation is spread across the beautiful pages of this book. The words that are included come from the story of a family’s everyday life. From the opening spread which is a cross-section...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2014
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Fairy Tale Treasury
Fairy Tale Treasury

Award-winning illustrator Alan Marks brings alive the classic stories in this handsomely produced collection. Taken from around the world, this collection includes the familiar stories of Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Puss in Boots, The Twelve Dancing Princesses and The Magic Tinderbox...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2014
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Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense
Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense
Edward Lear
Best-loved nonsense songs such as The Owl and the Pussy-Cat, The Jumblies, The Dong with the Luminous Nose and many more are included in this highly attractive volume. The jokes at the heart of each are perfectly illustrated by Christine...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2014
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The Classic Adventures of Paddington
The Classic Adventures of Paddington
Michael Bond
To celebrate the enduring popularity of the bear from Darkest Peru, this is a very special treasury complete with slipcase which brings together eleven of the original Paddington stories delicately illustrated by Peggy Fortnum.  It makes an exquisite keepsake gift...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2014
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A Bear Called Paddington
A Bear Called Paddington
Michael Bond
The classic story of Paddington Bear, so called because the Brown family first meet him on Paddington Station and decide to take him home. Paddington Bear has travelled all the way from Darkest Peru with a label round his neck...
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Format: Mixed media product - Released: 10/07/2014
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Bruno and Titch
Bruno and Titch
Sheena Dempsey
Perfect for pet-lovers (and especially guinea pig lovers) everywhere, this funny story of finding a home and a person to care for him is told from the guinea pig's humorous perspective. Features Bruno, a wildly inventive boy, and his new...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2014
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Enormouse
Enormouse
Angie Morgan
A funny and charming picture book about being different, a perfect for read-aloud picture book with a reassuring ending.
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Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2014
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I'm My Own Dog
I'm My Own Dog
David Ezra Stein
Caldecott Honor-winning author-illustrator David Ezra Stein has fans old and new at his command with this comical dog's-eye view of having a best friend. A funny new picture book with a twist on the boy-and-his-dog story that has both humour and...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 22/07/2014
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Frances Dean Who Loved to Dance and Dance
Frances Dean Who Loved to Dance and Dance
Birgitta Sif
From a truly special new voice in picture books, the award-winning author-illustrator of Oliver comes a heart-warming story about finding strength in your friends, overcoming your fears and following your dreams! It glows from the inside out and is...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2014
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Vanilla Ice Cream
Vanilla Ice Cream
Bob Graham
Award-winning Bob Graham celebrates freedom and the wonders of chance in this beautiful and almost wordless picture book. An emblem of freedom, a tiny and curious sparrow makes its long journey across the world. Through glorious illustrations the sparrow travels...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2014
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Quest
Quest
Aaron Becker
This is a stunning adventure, the second in the luminous wordless trilogy by Aaron Becker, that began with his stunning debut Journey, takes readers further into the realms of the imagination and beyond. All who explore each page will...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2014
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Help! We Need a Title!
Help! We Need a Title!
Herve Tullet
An interactive picture book from the internationally acclaimed author Herve Tullet. ...Full review to follow.
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2013
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Eat Your Greens, Goldilocks A Story About Eating Healthily
Eat Your Greens, Goldilocks A Story About Eating Healthily
Steve Smallman
Humorous writing provides a gentle approach to teaching healthy habits in this fun new series, each one featuring a favourite classic fairy tale... but with a twist. The charming artwork highlights all the positives of your favourite characters in Goldilocks...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2014
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Blow Your Nose, Big Bad Wolf A Story About Spreading Germs
Blow Your Nose, Big Bad Wolf A Story About Spreading Germs
Steve Smallman
Humorous writing provides a gentle approach to teaching healthy habits in this fun new series, each one featuring a favourite classic fairy tale... but with a twist. The charming artwork highlights all the positives of your favourite characters in The...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2014
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I Feel Five!
I Feel Five!
Bethanie Deeney Murguia
What is turning five supposed to feel like, anyway?  Bethanie Deeney Murguia explores what it feels like to grow up in this sweet picture book that’s perfect for children of any age. and a charming look at growing a bit...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2014
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Use Your Imagination
Use Your Imagination
Nicola O'Byrne
Rabbit and Wolf make dangerous playmates. But Rabbit is bored and Wolf comes up with the brilliant idea that Rabbit should write a story. Everything goes very well. Wolf is very helpful. But Wolf is also very hungry…and the story...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2014
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Miffy's First Day
Miffy's First Day
Dick Bruna
A bright, interactive storybook focusing on the first day at school with stickers to add into the pages whilst reading and enjoying the fun Miffy story with your toddler.
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Format: Novelty book - Released: 14/08/2014
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Journey
Journey
Aaron Becker
A lonely girl draws a magic door on her bedroom wall and through it escapes into a world where wonder, adventure and danger abound. Red marker pen in hand, she creates a boat, a balloon and a flying carpet which...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2014
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The Greedy Rainbow
The Greedy Rainbow
Susan Chandler
A delightful picture story book in which a rainbow causes untold damage to the rainforest because of his greed for colour, but eventually the animals of the forest persuade him to mend his ways, but perhaps not exactly as was...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2014
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The Boxtrolls: Make Your Own Boxtroll Punch-Out Activity Book
The Boxtrolls: Make Your Own Boxtroll Punch-Out Activity Book

To accompany this autumn's blockbuster new movie, this activity book has everything you need to make your own Boxtrolls! Just pop out the pieces, fold at the lines, and lock in the tabs. In no...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
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Squishy Mcfluff: and the Supermarket Sweep!
Squishy Mcfluff: and the Supermarket Sweep!
Pip Jones
August 2014 Book of the Month A second helping of deliciously funny adventures for Ava and her invisible cat Squishy McFluff. Ava is not looking forward to a trip to the supermarket with her mum as shopping is no fun. But...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2014
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The Return of a Pig Called Heather
The Return of a Pig Called Heather
Harry Oulton
Join Heather the pig as she heads off on a perilous adventure from London to Scotland to win back the farm her best friend and her dad has lost.  A wonderfully inspiring tale of courage, friendship and most importantly of...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2014
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Miffy Outdoors Sticker Scene Book
Miffy Outdoors Sticker Scene Book

With over 50 lovely stickers you can explore the outdoors with Miffy and learn all about her favourite places, then create beautiful scenes of Miffy and her friends. Perfect for any Miffy fan.  
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Format: Novelty book - Released: 14/08/2014
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Holiday Activity Pack
Holiday Activity Pack

The perfect companion for any long journey!
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Format: Book - Released: 01/04/2014
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Aesop's Fables
Aesop's Fables
Beverley Naidoo
Witty and wise, Aesop’s fables are perfect short stories with a powerful message for readers of all ages. In this beautifully illustrated edition Beverley Naidoo includes favourites such as The Lion and the Mouse in which a tiny mouse begs...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2014
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This is Not My Hat
This is Not My Hat
Jon Klassen
Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 - Winner of the UKLA Book Awards 3-6yrs 2014- Winner of the 2013 Caldecott Medal. One of Julia Eccleshare’s Stand-out Children’s Book of the Year 2012   Best-selling illustrator Jon Klassen follows...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2014
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Harry and the Monster
Harry and the Monster
Sue Mongredien
How can Harry tame the monster who comes to scare him in the night? Luckily first Mum and then dad come up with a clever plan. Suddenly, the monster doesn’t seem so scary after all. With a strong domestic setting...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2014
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Twit
Reader Reviewed Twit
Stephen Cole
Poor little Twit is always having mean tricks played on him by his big brothers, Boggle, Bumf and Baffle.  One trick too far and Twit is left stuck in a hole where Norma the vole comes to is rescue.  The...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2013
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Lottie and Dottie Sow Carrots
Lottie and Dottie Sow Carrots
Claire Burgess
Lottie and her little sister Dottie are off to the garden centre to buy some seeds. After much thought and consideration they decide to grow carrots.  This wonderful story is full of bright, colourful illustrations and follows Lottie and Dottie...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 17/04/2014
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The Little Nut Tree
The Little Nut Tree
Sally Gardner
A brand new Early Reader edition of Sally Gardner's picture book based on the favourite nursery rhyme. Wonderful Illustrations and easy to follow words bring this well-known nursery rhyme to life.  Great for sharing with young children and you can also...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2014
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The Dragon's Dentist
The Dragon's Dentist
John McLay
Eric is a dragon.  A big, scary, grumpy dragon that everyone is afraid of.  Harry wants to be a knight in waiting but is stuck cleaning shields.  His dad is a knight. His brother is a knight.  Even his sister...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2014
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The Pirates' Picnic
The Pirates' Picnic
Angela Mcallister
Join Jim on a pirates' picnic in this brand-new blue Early Reader by Kate Greenaway Medal-shortlisted author, Angela McAllister. Life is a bit glum on the bad ship Skullywag.  Jim the cabin boy wants to cheer up the crew. So he...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Miranda the Castaway
Miranda the Castaway
James Mayhew
Brand-new full colour blue Early Reader edition of James Mayhew's charming story about Miranda's adventures on a desert island. Miranda is shipwrecked on a desert island but soon learns the best way to survive from watching the animals.  She learns how...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 10/07/2014
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Mondays at Monster School
Mondays at Monster School
Ruth Louise Symes
Fred’s first day at monster school finally arrives and he begins to feel a little bit nervous. But when he discovers his friend Ted is even more scared, he finds the courage to go along with him.  Things seem a...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2013
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Algy's Amazing Adventures in the Jungle
Reader Reviewed Algy's Amazing Adventures in the Jungle
Kaye Umansky
Meet Algy.  He’s just moved house.  Moving house is on the long list of things he doesn’t like, along with girls, snakes, crocodiles, mad tigers and having adventures.  Algy meets Cherry (who just happens to be a girl) from next...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2013
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Shumba's Big Adventure
Shumba's Big Adventure
Lauren St.John
Meet Shumba, an adorable, lovable, lion cub who lives in Africa with his family.  Shumba also just happens to be the naughtiest lion cub in the whole of Africa.  One night he wanders off and doesn’t stay away from the...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2013
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Poppy the Pirate Dog's New Shipmate
Poppy the Pirate Dog's New Shipmate
Liz Kessler
Poppy the Pirate Dog is bored and lonely.  A summer of fun and adventure has ended and Poppy is home alone.  Imagine her excitement when she discovers she is to have a new playmate - a new shipmate.  But then...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2013
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Monstar, the Superhero
Monstar, the Superhero
Stephen Cole
Monstar is not your usual kind of pet.  She’s green and fluffy for a start and loves nothing more than dancing, eating green porridge and her blankey. But Monstar dreams of being a being a real, live superhero.  Her attempts...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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Cudweed's Time Machine
Cudweed's Time Machine
Marcus Sedgwick
Meet Cudweed and his slightly – well, unusual family.  One day, feeling bored and anxious for teatime to arrive, Cudweed decides to ‘borrow’ his dad’s time machine.  Oh, his dad just happens to be an inventor by the way.  However,...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2013
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Mr Monkey and the Magic Tricks
Mr Monkey and the Magic Tricks
Linda Chapman
Ian is always taking things from Ben.  His sweets, his lunch, even his skateboard.  But when it’s Ben’s turn to take Mr Monkey home from school, magical things begin to happen and it isn’t long before Ian learns that it’s...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Miranda the Explorer
Miranda the Explorer
James Mayhew
A competition to win a ride in a hot air balloon becomes an exciting adventure when the rope holding the balloon snaps and Miranda sails away.  All alone and with only a map to aid her, Miranda takes an unexpected...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2013
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Algy's Amazing Adventures at Sea
Algy's Amazing Adventures at Sea
Kaye Umansky
Algy is back and Cherry’s little brother Brad is joining them on their adventure to the world behind the plank.  This time they discover a tropical island and it just so happens that being by the sea is one of...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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Abigail
Abigail
Catherine Rayner
Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014  Kate Greenaway winner Catherine Rayner’s gorgeous bold animals fill the pages perfectly in this entertaining counting book.  Abigail the giraffe wants to count everything and anything she can. But counting is hard when...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2014
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That's What Makes a Hippopotamus Smile
That's What Makes a Hippopotamus Smile
Sean Taylor
How to give a Hippopotamus a good time when he comes to visit provides a good model for how to treat friends of any kind. A hippo is not an easy friend to accommodate so the little girl has to...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Storytime: the Star of the Zoo
Storytime: the Star of the Zoo
Virginie Zurcher
One night a star falls out of teh sky and lands in the middle of a zoo. But no amount of boasting and competing by the various animals to get the sky back home into the sky seems to work....
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Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2014
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Batmouse
Batmouse
Steve Smallman
When Pip the mouse sees what he thinks is a flying mouse he wants to fly when he grows up and when he sees what he thinks is a digging mouse he wants to dig when he grows up Pip. ...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2014
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Algy's Amazing Adventures in Space
Algy's Amazing Adventures in Space
Kaye Umansky
What's waiting for Algy at the bottom of his garden this time? With his best friend Cherry and her little brother Brad, Algy opens the loose board at the back of his garden shed - to find himself in space!...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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Wolfman
Wolfman
Michael Rosen
A Dyslexia Friendly Picture Book for Parent and Child   Best-selling Michael Rosen teams up with the brilliant illustrator Chris Mould in this scary story with a witty twist. Wolf Man is on the loose. He is ripping up paving stones...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2014
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Until I Met Dudley
Until I Met Dudley
Roger Mcgough
Award winning duo - poet Roger McGough and illustrator Chris Riddell - have created a stunning picture book that is part-fact, part brilliant invention. A little girl thinks she knows just how everything works. Take a toaster, for example. Surely,...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Rats!
Rats!
Alan MacDonald
Three great ‘Dirty Bertie’ short stories in this one attractive book. In the title story Dirty Bertie, a delightfully disgusting boy who loves everything dirty and nasty, finds a clever way to get himself a new pet – and to...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2014
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Long Walk to Freedom
Long Walk to Freedom
Chris van Wyk, Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela’s inspirational life story has been adapted into a wonderfully child-friendly version. It tells of his childhood as an ordinary boy in a village and how his belief in democracy was already strongly developed while a student. Mandela’s fight...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Bumper Book of Humphrey's Tiny Tales 2
Bumper Book of Humphrey's Tiny Tales 2
Betty G. Birney
Four adventures each of which shows just what an exceptional hamster Humphrey really is.  Humphrey lives in a cage in room 26 in Longfellow School but every week he goes home with a different pupil. His cage is meant to...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Puffin on the Beach A Story with Widgit Symbols
Puffin on the Beach A Story with Widgit Symbols
David Blakesley
Here at Lovereading4kids we were really taken by this delightful picture book - it's the first we've seen that contains really helpful visual images (Widgit symbols) alongside key words in the story - which in turn will help young children...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2014
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The Ghastly McNastys: Fright in the Night
The Ghastly McNastys: Fright in the Night
Lyn Gardner
Those terrible pirate twins are at it again! Their relentless pursuit of treasure is causing all sorts of havoc in the seaside town of Little Snoring, and only youngsters Tat and Hetty - and their cat called Dog - have...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2014
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Pirate Activity Pad
Pirate Activity Pad
Phillip Clarke
Ahoy shipmates.  Hop aboard for a treasure trove of fun pirate activities in this substantial write-on, tear-off activity pad containing lots of puzzles, colouring, doodling, drawing and games. The tear-off pages make this pad perfect for sharing with a friend...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
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The Big Book of Amazing Activities
The Big Book of Amazing Activities

Children will love this awesome 256 page activity book that is chock full of things to do during those lengthy school holidays or long car journeys.  The Big Book of Amazing Activities includes all their favourite puzzles, from wordsearches and...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
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Garden Wildlife
Garden Wildlife
Caz Buckingham, Andrea Pinnington
Have fun using these beautiful wildlife stickers on the fold-out garden scene provided. How many of them can you name? Use the simple ID guide inside to see how many you got right.
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Format: Loose-leaf - Released: 01/05/2014
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Seashore
Seashore
Caz Buckingham, Andrea Pinnington
Have fun using these beautiful stickers on the fold-out seashore scene provided. There is also a simple guide to the names of the featured seashore plants and animals. Test your family and friends to see how many they know.
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Format: Loose-leaf - Released: 01/05/2014
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