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Books of the Month

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes
Mem Fox
January 2018 Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month January 2018 A wonderful celebration of all kinds of babies! Helen Oxenbury's gorgeous babies, sometimes smiling, sometimes playing, sometimes snuggled up asleep and sometimes with a streaming... Featured in: Baby and Toddler
Format: Board book | Released 04/01/2018
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What are Stars?
Katie Daynes
What are Stars? is an excellent book for children who love to ask questions. Over a series of six attractive and inviting double pages, featuring little children just like its readers, and with the help of numerous flaps, it explains... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Board book | Released 28/12/2017
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Peace at Last
Jill Murphy
A new board book edition of the picture book classic, in a size that's perfect for little paws! A timeless storybook classic full of bright colourful pictures that accompany a simple, repetitive text. Children will delight in all the wonderful... Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 11/01/2018
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Monkey and Me
Emily Gravett
Emily Gravett was selected as one of The Big Picture campaign's Best New Illustrators in 2008 And since her launch onto the children's book scene she has made a considerable name for herself with children with her stunning and clever... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 11/01/2018
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Dogs
Emily Gravett
Apparently a celebration of dogs of all kind, this is also a book with a witty twist at the end. Gorgeous pictures of big dogs and small dogs, hairy dogs and bald dogs, stroppy dogs and soppy dogs delight in... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 11/01/2018
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Animals with Tiny Cat
Viviane Schwarz
Tiny Cat, star of There are Cats in this Book and There are No Cats in This Book, is back. Here, helped by a few props Tiny Cat, who loves dressing up, becomes a mouse, a horse, a dragon and... Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/01/2018
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Whatever Next!
Jill Murphy
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month January 2018 Celebrating thirty-five best-selling years, Whatever Next! is a classic story of a child's imaginative adventure. It's bath time for Baby Bear but he is determined to fit in a quick... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 11/01/2018
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I Love You, Stick Insect
Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
Children will laugh themselves breathless at the massive display of misplaced adoration in this zany, original picture book; adults might regard it with a bit more circumspection. After all, which of us hasn't fallen head over heels in love with... Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 11/01/2018
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Last Month's Featured Books

Paddington Little Library Movie Tie-in

A pocketful of Paddington will make any day or journey better. This dinky little slipcase contains four sturdy board books, each with a short but satisfying narrative. Using stills from...
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Boogie Bear
David Walliams
December 2017 Book of the Month The fifth hilarious story from Number One bestselling picture book duo, David Walliams and Tony Ross, for children aged 3 and up. An outrageously...
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Here We Are
Oliver Jeffers
One of Our Books of the Year 2017 | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month November 2017 Inspired by the birth of his son, award-winning Oliver Jeffers has created...
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Katinka's Tail
Judith Kerr
One of Our Books of the Year 2017 | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month November 2017 Fans of the adventures of Judith Kerr's Mog will adore this magical...
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How Many Quacks Till Christmas?
Mark Sperring
Its Christmas time at Merry Farm and the animals are trying to keep calm but just how many quacks are there till Christmas?! They're all excited to know as they...
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More Featured Books

Mr Underbed
Chris Riddell
STOP PRESS: You have probably seen the Christmas TV ad for Moz the Monster. It looks to us as though the inspiration for it may well have come...
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Elmer's Christmas
David McKee
Elmer is in charge of the young elephants in this special adventure, taking them up out of the jungle to find a Christmas tree. They have great fun decorating it...
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Sproutzilla vs. Christmas
Tom Jamieson
A loathing of sprouts is taken to a delightfully silly extreme in this nutty Christmas picture book. Jack can imagine only one thing worse than eating sprouts: the sprouts eating...
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I Want Snow!
Tony Ross
November 2017 Book of the Month It might be the...
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Listen to the Christmas Songs
Marion Billet
Well, this is guaranteed to put everyone in the festival spirit! Six favourite, jolly Christmas songs are included in this sturdy little book, illustrated in bold, simple pictures, smiling animals...
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Snow Bunny's Christmas Gift
Nosy Crow
Starring four very sweet little animals and with a gentle message about the importance of giving and sharing, this is a perfect Christmas story, cosy and reassuring. Snow Bunny and...
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Baby's Very First Slide and See Christmas
Fiona Watt
This bright, interactive little board book is the perfect introduction to Christmas for baby. Smiling, colourfully dressed animals populate seasonal scenes, such as decorating the tree, playing in the snow,...
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Bing's Christmas Wish
Ted Dewan
Bing and Flop are hanging up their stocking and getting ready for Christmas. Excitedly they wonder if it will snow for Christmas. As Bing settles down to sleep he wishes...
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Bing's Noisy Day
Ted Dewan
Bing is going to the park today! Join him on his fun filled, noisy adventure with Flop and his friends from the hit CBeebies series as they go on a...
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Happy Christmas, Twirlywoos!

Have a very Twirly Christmas with the Twirlywoos in this gorgeous board book with a shiny foiled cover! This is perfectly packaged for small hands, filled with colour and the...
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Snow Penguin
Tony Mitton
A wonderful adventure for a bold little penguin is beautifully told in Tony Mitton's elegant and witty rhyming text. Determined to explore the world around him, the little penguin sets...
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The Snowdog
Raymond Briggs
A boy built a Snowman and a Snowdog. That night, they came to life...Wiggle your finger and play with the Snowman and the Snowdog in this fun finger-puppet book! When...
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The words provide a language of communication long before conversation is possible and the joy in recognising them over many re-readings provides endless shared pleasure while the pictures can be enjoyed first jointly and then by the child alone as they pour over the images they love.

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