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That's not my dinosaur...

That's not my dinosaur...

Meet five friendly dinosaurs in this special edition of the much-loved That’s not my... book. Babies and toddlers will love touching the textured patches as they meet dinosaurs with fuzzy tails, bumpy teeth and soft spines. The bright pictures and textures to stroke are designed to help develop sensory and language awareness.

£6.99

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Dragons Sticker Book

Dragons Sticker Book

Enter a magical world where dragons learn how to glide through the air, guard treasure buried deep in a dungeon, live in crystal-studded caves and much more. With hundreds of stickers of dragons, treasure and more, including lots of extra-special sparkly stickers which can be used to decorate the pages.

£7.99

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Lift-the-Flap Biggest, Fastest, Tallest…

Lift-the-Flap Biggest, Fastest, Tallest…

Have you ever wondered… What was the biggest dinosaur? What’s the fastest plane ever built? Where’s the tallest waterfall in the world? Lift the flaps to climb the tallest mountain, explore the depths of the ocean, peer into our solar system, and more. With links to specially selected websites for videos, photos and virtual tours.

£9.99

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Lift-the-Flap First Maths

Lift-the-Flap First Maths

Count animals at the zoo, order birthday presents from smallest to biggest, add dogs playing at the park and more in this fun introduction to maths. With over 70 flaps to lift, this charming book provides children with lots of number recognition, sequencing and counting practice before introducing simple addition and subtraction activities.

£9.99

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Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Plastic

Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Plastic

What’s plastic made of? How does it get into the ocean? Can we live without plastic? Learn all about plastic, recycling and how plastic affects the environment in this revealing book with over 60 flaps to lift. There are also tips on how we can make a difference, and Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites for video clips and activities.

£9.99

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Little First Colouring Dinosaurs

Little First Colouring Dinosaurs

From Triceratops and Iguanodon to Tyrannosaurus Rex and Diplodocus, little children can colour all their favourite dinosaurs in this activity book. With simple bold outlines and large areas to colour in, this book is the perfect way for young children to develop their pencil control and colouring skills.

£4.99

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Little First Stickers Ballet

Little First Stickers Ballet

Use the stickers to create scenes from the world of ballet, from the hard work of a rehearsal and the glamour of a costume fitting to the excitement of performing Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and other favourite ballets. With over 200 reusable stickers, including lots of sparkly stickers, and a fold-out back cover to store stickers when not in use.

£5.99

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Little First Stickers Mermaids

Little First Stickers Mermaids

Join a group of mermaid friends as they swim in a lagoon, get ready for Princess Coralie’s birthday party, dance in the underwater palace and lots more. With over 200 reusable stickers of mermaids, sea creatures and shells to bring the magical scenes to life, and a fold-out back cover to store stickers when not in use.

£5.99

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Little Lift and Look Under the Sea

Little Lift and Look Under the Sea

Who can you find under the sea? Follow a little turtle through a coral reef and lift seaweed, sea grass and anemones to meet colourful seahorses, a clownfish and her family, a big octopus and lots more. With sturdy flaps for little hands, delightful text and charming illustrations by Mariana Ruiz Johnson.

£5.99

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Play Hide and Seek With Tiger

Play Hide and Seek With Tiger

Join tiger 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 elephant, sloth, rhino and orangutan. 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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See Inside Atoms and Molecules

See Inside Atoms and Molecules

Marvel at the mind-boggling world of atoms and molecules – the building blocks of EVERYTHING everywhere (including you). Lift over 90 flaps to learn about atoms, molecules, compounds and electrons, and chemical reactions and explore the Periodic Table. With links to specially selected websites for activities and videos.

£9.99

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Fat Cat on a Mat

Fat Cat on a Mat

Fat cat is snuggled up on his mat and just won't budge. Find out why in this entertaining story for beginner readers, with simple rhyming text and stylish illustrations throughout. A delight to share with young children, or for beginner readers to read themselves, with parent’s notes on phonics at the back.

£5.99

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True Stories of Heroes

True Stories of Heroes

Anyone can be a hero – from a housewife turned spy, to a six-year-old schoolgirl defying racism. Read the inspiring stories of people whose incredible bravery helped them stand up for what they thought was right. This collection of true stories is part of the popular Usborne Young Reading series, ideal for newly independent readers.

£5.99

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Sticker Dolly Dressing Fairies

Sticker Dolly Dressing Fairies

Dress the fairy dolls in beautiful outfits as they flutter their way through fairyland, go to a tea party, make magical fairy wishes and lots more. With over 400 stickers of gorgeous flowery outfits, friendly creatures and accessories, including some extra special sparkly stickers.

£6.99

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Sticker Dolly Dressing Puppies and Kittens

Sticker Dolly Dressing Puppies and Kittens

Dress the dolls as they look after their adorable cats and kittens, taking them on a trip to the vet, a pamper session at the grooming salon, a fun day out at the park and lots more. With over 500 stickers of outfits, animals, pet food and accessories, this activity book is a must for young animal lovers.

£9.99

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Time to Eat!

Time to Eat!

Help young children improve their language and writing skills with this fun book all about food. There are lots of easy words to practise reading and writing, including types of food, meals and kitchen things. With durable, wipe-clean pages for endless practice and links to websites with advice and more activities.

£4.99

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Alice in Wonderland graphic novel

Alice in Wonderland graphic novel

When Alice journeys down the rabbit hole, she finds herself in a strange and magical world. A mad hatter, an invisible Cheshire cat and a crazy caterpillar are just some of the extraordinary characters Alice encounters in this fantastical land. Follow Alice’s amazing adventures in this beautiful graphic version of Lewis Carroll’s timeless fantasy.

£9.99

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The Adventures of King Arthur graphic novel

The Adventures of King Arthur graphic novel

With Britain facing chaos, the mysterious Merlin takes Prince Arthur into hiding. Years later, the boy is shocked to discover that he is the rightful ruler… Alongside his brave Knights of the Round Table, the newly crowned King Arthur must fight to keep his kingdom intact. Swords and sorcery come together in this action-packed graphic adventure.

£9.99

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Little Letters

Little Letters

Writing lower-case letters is made simple with this entertaining activity book. The letters are grouped by shape, and images are linked to each letter sound to reinforce the link between handwriting and phonics. Durable, wipe-clean pages mean children can practise again and again, and there are helpful notes and tips for grown-ups at the back too.

£6.99

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Numbers 1 to 10

Numbers 1 to 10

Little ones will enjoy learning the number sequence 1 to 10 with this fun activity book. Count vegetables in a garden, draw the route around a mini golf course, trace numbers on hot air balloons and lots more. Durable, wipe-clean pages mean children can practise again and again, and there are helpful notes and tips for grown-ups at the back.

£6.99

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Shapes and Patterns

Shapes and Patterns

This fun book is a perfect introduction to shapes and patterns for young children. Learn how to recognise and draw triangles, circles, squares and more, and add patterns to a range of colourful scenes. Durable, wipe-clean pages mean children can practise again and again, and there are helpful notes and tips for grown-ups at the back.

£6.99

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Starting to Add

Starting to Add

This fun book is a perfect introduction to addition and helps little children to develop pen control. Count animals at the zoo, create pairs at a picnic, write number sequences and lots more. Durable, wipe-clean pages mean children can practise again and again, and there are helpful notes and tips for grown-ups at the back.

£6.99

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Spelling Practice Book 7-8

Spelling Practice Book 7-8

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the English lessons children learn at school, this handy pad is filled with 120 spelling activities. Add prefixes and suffixes, tackle tricky starting and ending sounds, choose the right homophones and more. The activities get progressively harder throughout, and all the answers are at the back.

£6.99

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Time Practice Book 8-9

Time Practice Book 8-9

Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the English lessons children learn at school, this handy pad is filled with 135 time-related activities. Calculate different lengths of time, learn to use analogue and digital clocks, read a timetable and more. The activities get progressively harder throughout, and all the answers are at the back.

£6.99

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Times Tables Practice Book 6-7

Times Tables Practice Book 6-7

This handy book has 120 activities that help children practise and perfect their 3, 4, 6 and 8 times tables. The activities get harder throughout the pad, and all the answers are at the back. Part of the Usborne Key Skills series that supports the Maths lessons children learn at school.

£6.99

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New fiction

Knitbone Pepper Ghost Dog: Best Friends Forever

Knitbone Pepper Ghost Dog: Best Friends Forever

Meet Knitbone Pepper, the dead special ghost dog haunting Starcross Hall! Knitbone has a problem. His beloved owner Winnie and her bonkers parents may be forced to move and leave Knitbone behind! Can the Spirits of Starcross, a gigglesome gang of ghostly animals, help Winnie save her home? A wonderfully whimsical new series, jam-packed with mayhem, chuckles and woofs!

£6.99

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Nothing Ever Happens Here

Nothing Ever Happens Here

“This is Littlehaven. Nothing ever happens here. Until the spotlight hits my family.” Izzy’s family is under the spotlight when her dad comes out as Danielle, a trans woman. Izzy is terrified her family will be torn apart. Will she lose her dad? Will her parents break up? And what will people at school say? Izzy’s always been shy, but now all eyes are on her. Can she face her fears, find her voice and stand up for what’s right?

£6.99

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Shadowsea

Shadowsea

SECRETS NEVER STAY SUBMERGED FOR LONG Swept into the bright hustle and bustle of New York, Lily, Robert and Malkin discover shadowy secrets lie beneath its surface. For there are chilling goings-on in their hotel… A strange boy held captive, haunted by an undersea mystery; and a revengeful villain with a treacherous plan. Searching for clues, Robert and Lily are plunged into deep water… But can they reveal the deadly truth before the secrets submerge them? Join Lily, Robert and Malkin on a fantastic voyage of terror and triumph, in the fourth and final Cogheart Adventure…

£7.99

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