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Are You There Little Puppy?

Are You There Little Puppy?

Little puppy is hiding! Very young children will love peeping through the holes and touching the textured pages in this beautiful hide-and-seek board book, spotting tortoises, cats and dragonflies along the way. Part of a charming series for babies and toddlers, perfect for fans of That’s not my…

£5.99

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Embroidery Kit: Fairy

Embroidery Kit: Fairy

Everything you need to embroider, frame and hang a beautiful fairy, including a piece of cotton fabric printed with a fairy design, a needle, embroidery hoop and pink, green and blue thread. There’s also a 16-page book with simple, step-by-step instructions showing you exactly what to do, and links to video clips of embroidery skills.

£9.99

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Embroidery Kit: Owl

Embroidery Kit: Owl

Everything you need to embroider, frame and hang a beautiful owl, including a piece of cotton fabric printed with an owl design, a needle, embroidery hoop and green, yellow and orange thread. There’s also a 16-page book with simple, step-by-step instructions showing you exactly what to do, and links to video clips of embroidery skills.

£9.99

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First Sticker Book Seasons

First Sticker Book Seasons

From a wildflower meadow to a snowy woodland, children will love learning about the seasons whilst decorating the scenes in this beautifully illustrated book. With over 200 stickers of animals, plants, flowers and insects, and links to specially selected websites for video clips and activities.

£5.99

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Lift the Flap How Your Body Works

Lift the Flap How Your Body Works

Lift the flaps to uncover the amazing inner workings of your very own body – from your bones, blood and brain to the bacteria in your belly button. Discover what happens when you eat, how your senses work, what your heart and lungs do and lots more fascinating facts. With links to specially selected websites for activities and videos about the human body.

£9.99

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Little Children's Fairies Pad

Little Children's Fairies Pad

This magical activity pad is packed with fairy-themed word, number and picture puzzles for young children. Follow a maze through a candy-cane forest, join the dots to make a fairy castle, spot fairies with matching wands and lots more. The activities are designed to help children develop vital skills in reading, writing, counting and observation.

£7.99

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Little First Stickers Easter

Little First Stickers Easter

Celebrate springtime with little lambs, bouncing bunnies and fluffy chicks in this charming sticker book. There are over 250 stickers to bring the scenes to life, including an Easter egg hunt, an Easter parade and fields to fill with animals.

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Poppy and Sam and the Bunny

Poppy and Sam and the Bunny

Join Poppy and Sam as they follow their new friend the bunny around Apple Tree Farm in this adorable finger puppet book. Push your finger through the hole to bring the bunny to life and make simple actions from sniffing the flowers to nibbling a carrot. With charming illustrations, and of course, the little yellow duck to spot on every page.

£7.99

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Old MacDonald Had a Farm

Old MacDonald Had a Farm

Welcome to the farm! Join Old Macdonald as he visits his animals in this lively edition of the well-loved rhyme, with entertaining illustrations by Ben Mantle throughout. Includes a QR code to scan to listen or sing along to the tune.

£4.99

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On the Farm

On the Farm

Help young children improve their language and writing skills with this fun activity book all about a farm. There are lots of easy words to practise reading and writing, including farm animals, machines, fruit and vegetables and farm noises. With durable, wipe-clean pages for endless practice and links to websites with advice and more activities.

£4.99

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Play Hide and Seek with Zebra

Play Hide and Seek with Zebra

Join zebra for a game of hide and seek with his friends! Little ones will love lifting the large flaps to find all the adorable animals hiding behind, including lion, crocodile, giraffe and hippo. With bright, vibrant illustrations by Gareth Lucas and simple text, this is a charming book to enjoy time and time again.

£7.99

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Round and Round the Garden

Round and Round the Garden

Round and round the garden, like a teddy bear. One step, two steps, a tickle under there! Join Teddy Bear and his friends in this charming version of the much-loved rhyme for little children, with adorable illustrations by Elisa Ferro throughout.

£4.99

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Sticker Dolly Dressing Horse Show and At the Stables

Sticker Dolly Dressing Horse Show and At the Stables

Dress the dolls as they look after their horses and ponies, groom them in their stables, compete in a dressage event, go show jumping and lots more equestrian events. With over 500 stickers of riding clothes, accessories, trophies and rosettes, this activity book is a must for young horse and pony lovers.

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Sticker Dolly Dressing Princesses

Sticker Dolly Dressing Princesses

Children can dress the dolls for a glamorous red-carpet party, a twilight ride through an enchanted forest, a beautiful tea party and lots more in this magical sticker book. With over 400 stickers of dresses, coats, jewellery and decorations to bring each scene to life, including some extra special sparkly stickers.

£6.99

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Billy and the Mini Monsters – Monsters in the Dark

Billy and the Mini Monsters – Monsters in the Dark

Billy’s scared of the dark, so he’s trying hard to stay awake ALL night. But then he hears a squeaky little voice and notices some tiny purple footprints. Not only that, SOMETHING has ATTACKED his cheese sandwich. What could it be? Does Billy dare find out? Meet Billy and the Mini Monsters in this laugh-out-loud adventure series for young readers, with colourful illustrations throughout.

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Billy and the Mini Monsters – Monsters go to School

Billy and the Mini Monsters – Monsters go to School

Selected for the Summer Reading Challenge 2020 Billy’s Mini Monsters really want to go to school with him. But Billy really doesn’t want them to. He’s got enough trouble with the school bully, Basil Brown. But perhaps having MONSTERS around will be more helpful than Billy imagines… Meet Billy and the Mini Monsters in this laugh-out-loud adventure series for young readers, with colourful illustrations throughout.

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The Jungle picture book and three jigsaws

The Jungle picture book and three jigsaws

There are three simple nine-piece jigsaws and a beautifully illustrated board book in this box. Little children can enjoy a selection of detailed jungle scenes in the book, and then use the jigsaws to recreate three scenes from the book.

£7.99

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Under the Sea Transfer Activity Book

Under the Sea Transfer Activity Book

From the icy Arctic Ocean to teeming coral reefs, bring underwater scenes to life using a pencil or a ballpoint pen to rub down the transfers. There are over 200 transfers of fish, seals, polar bears and more to decorate scenes including the seabed, a shipwreck and an underwater forest. There are links to specially selected websites for videos of dolphins, sharks and other sea creatures, too.

£5.99

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Why Do Tigers Have Stripes?

Why Do Tigers Have Stripes?

Why do camels have humps? Why do turtles have shells? And why do fish have fins and birds have wings? Young animal lovers can find the answers to these questions and many more in this lift-the-flap information book. With colourful illustrations, simple text and chunky flaps to lift, and links to carefully selected websites with videos and activities.

£9.99

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Why Should I Brush My Teeth?

Why Should I Brush My Teeth?

Why don’t animals have toothbrushes? And why do baby teeth fall out? Should everyone brush their teeth? Curious young children can discover the answers to these questions and many more in this entertaining book, with over 30 flaps to lift, gentle humour and easy-to-understand text on every page.

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Word Puzzles and Games

Word Puzzles and Games

Test your word-power with this entertaining activity book containing a huge variety of puzzles, from crosswords, wordsearches and riddles to anagrams, word sudokus and coded messages. Perfect for quiet times alone or playing with friends and family, with all the answers at the back of the book.

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Zoo Play Pad

Zoo Play Pad

This exciting activity pad is bursting with zoo-themed activities, including an elephant dot-to-dot, sloths to match and a chimpanzee maze. There’s a zoo animal picture to colour on the back of each puzzle sheet, too. The tear-off sheets are great for sharing, and all the puzzle answers are given at the back of the pad.

£6.99

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Wipe-Clean Adding and Subtracting 7-8

Wipe-Clean Adding and Subtracting 7-8

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the maths lessons children learn at school, this book is filled with activities that help children understand the value of each digit in a number (place value), and provide practice in adding and subtracting 2-digit and 3-digit numbers in columns. Wipe-clean pages offer endless practice, and answers and secret notes for grown-ups are at the back.

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Wipe-Clean Animals 5-6

Wipe-Clean Animals 5-6

Help children build a basic understanding of animal and human biology and practise key scientific skills such as observation, comparison and classification with this activity book. Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the Science lessons children learn at school, with answers and secret notes for grown-ups at the back.

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Wipe-Clean Weather and Seasons 5-6

Wipe-Clean Weather and Seasons 5-6

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the Science lessons children learn at school, this book is filled with activities that help children learn to recognise the characteristics of spring, summer, autumn and winter and describe different types of weather. Wipe-clean pages offer endless practice, and answers and secret notes for grown-ups are at the back.

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Ted's Shed

Ted's Shed

Ted is busy in his shed, but can you guess what he’s making? This entertaining story for beginner readers has simple rhyming text and colourful illustrations by Stephen Cartwright – and you can also listen to the story online. A delight to share with young children, or for beginner readers to read themselves, with parent’s notes on phonics at the back.

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Baby Animals

Baby Animals

What do baby animals eat? Which babies hatch out of eggs? How do baby animals stay safe and who grows up in water? In this book, you’ll find the answers and lots more about all kinds of different baby animals. With simple text and beautiful illustrations, plus Usborne Quicklinks to websites with carefully selected video clips and activities.

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Seeds and Flowers

Seeds and Flowers

How does a flower grow from a seed? Why do bees visit flowers? Which flower is bigger than the wheel on a truck? In this book, you’ll find the answers and lots more about all kinds of seeds and flowers and how they grow. With simple text and beautiful illustrations, plus Usborne Quicklinks to carefully selected websites with video clips and activities.

£5.99

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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

Town Mouse loves to live the high life, while his cousin Country Mouse prefers a quieter life. When the two visit each other’s homes, will they realise that sometimes differences aren’t always a bad thing? Find out in this lively retelling of the classic story, specially written for beginner readers and with beautiful illustrations by John Joven throughout.

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The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling

When Mother Duck’s eggs hatch, one duckling is different from the others. He is big and scruffy. Wherever he goes, nobody wants the Ugly Duckling. Will he ever find any friends of his own? Find out in this retelling of the classic fairy tale, specially written for children who are just learning to read, with charming illustrations by Valentina Fontana throughout.

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New fiction

Anisha, Accidental Detective

Anisha, Accidental Detective

Anisha is all set to be a (reluctant) bridesmaid at Aunty Bindi’s wedding...until a secret ransom note arrives. Bindi’s groom has been kidnapped and will only be released IF THE WEDDING IS CALLED OFF! With best friend Milo, mischievous Granny Jas, a runaway lobster, a kitten-loving giant, and some super skills of logic and observation, it’s up to Anisha Mistry to find her uncle, before the big family wedding of the year becomes a big disaster.

£5.99

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Knitbone Pepper Ghost Dog: A Horse called Moon

Knitbone Pepper Ghost Dog: A Horse called Moon

Knitbone Pepper's beloved owner Winnie is fascinated by the stars after Knitbone digs up an ancient telescope. So when a heartbroken ghost horse asks for help finding her owner - a world-famous astronomer - Knitbone looks to the skies for a dazzling answer...

£6.99

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Devil Darling Spy

Devil Darling Spy

The deadliest weapon is a girl with nothing to lose... Sarah is used to spying in the champagne-fuelled parties of Nazi Berlin. But her new mission is infinitely more deadly – tracking a lethal disease across bullet-torn Africa, to uncover the monster who would use it to create fifty million corpses. Her enemies think she is a terrified little girl. But she is a warrior set to burn them all.

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