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Poppy and Sam's animal sounds

Poppy and Sam's animal sounds

Poppy and Sam are feeding the animals at Apple Tree Farm, and they’re a noisy bunch! Little children will love hearing the farm come to life as they press the pages of this entertaining book, to hear Curly the pig, Woolly the sheep, Rusty the dog and more. At the end you’ll hear all the noisy animals at once, accompanied by a jolly tune.

£12.99

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Poppy and Sam's bedtime

Poppy and Sam's bedtime

It’s the end of a busy day on Apple Tree Farm. Join Poppy and Sam as they say goodnight to all the animals, including Woolly the sheep, Curly the pig and Daisy the cow. With touchy-feely patches, flaps to lift and the Little Yellow Duck to spot on every page, this charmingly illustrated book is perfect for sharing with little ones at bedtime.

£9.99

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Poppy and Sam's animal hide and seek

Poppy and Sam's animal hide and seek

With flaps to lift and furry and textured patches to explore, young children will love joining Poppy and Sam playing hide-and-seek on the farm. Lift the sturdy flaps to discover Daisy the cow hiding in the barn, Curly the pig in the pigsty, and all the other animal friends - but where are Poppy and Sam? A lovely new edition of an Usborne classic.

£9.99

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Poppy and Sam's Easter egg hunt

Poppy and Sam's Easter egg hunt

Poppy and Sam are searching for Easter eggs on Apple Tree Farm. Children will love looking through the peep holes in this charming book to discover the colourful eggs, following fingertrails to trace the flight of a butterfly or bee, and spotting Daisy the cow, Clucky the hen and Rusty the pig along the way.

£5.99

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Poppy and Sam's magic painting book

Poppy and Sam's magic painting book

Bring Poppy and Sam’s adventures to life in this charming magic painting book. Brush water over the black and white pages and watch as they magically burst into vibrant colour. Scenes include a scarecrow, feeding the pigs, flying kites and collecting eggs. With a handy flap to stop paint seeping through to the page beneath.

£5.99

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Poppy and Sam's animals sticker book

Poppy and Sam's animals sticker book

Join Poppy and Sam for a wander around Apple Tree Farm to meet all the animals who live there, including favourites Rusty the dog, Dolly the horse and Woolly the sheep. There are lots of scenes to decorate, including the stables, snowy fields and a summer show, and over 150 stickers to bring the pages to life.

£5.99

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Poppy and Sam's fingerprint activities

Poppy and Sam's fingerprint activities

Join Poppy and Sam for lots of fingerprinting fun in this entertaining activity book, with its own brightly coloured inkpad of seven colours. Decorate the scenes with flowers, chicks, piglets, rabbits and much more. There are simple instructions showing how to fingerprint each scene and the book has a spiral binding so that it lies flat.

£9.99

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Managing your money

Managing your money

This down-to-earth guide is filled with practical advice on everything from how to budget and be a smart shopper to student loans, mortgages and insurance. An essential book for equipping young people with the skills they need to manage their money now and in the future. Includes links to websites with more tips and advice.

£6.99

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199 Flowers

199 Flowers

From bluebells and daffodils to Chinese hibiscus and evening primrose, this beautifully illustrated book is perfect for flower lovers of all ages. The book is organised into themed pages, so readers can see flowers they might find in a garden, by the coast, in the mountains and more. Great for developing vocabulary and language skills.

£5.99

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Book of Planet Earth

Book of Planet Earth

Where in the world would you most like to go? You could join a stampede of wildebeest in the Serengeti, dive to the deepest parts of the ocean, climb soaring mountain peaks in the Himalayas or take a gondola ride along the canals of Venice. This spectacular picture book has it all - taking readers on a fascinating tour of our amazing planet.

£14.99

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Garden centre sticker book

Garden centre sticker book

Walk around a garden centre in this charming sticker book, and browse exotic plants, water features and the gardening shop along the way. There are over 250 stickers to fill the garden centre with plants, pots, furniture and garden tools. Includes links to specially selected websites with fun garden activities.

£6.99

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Garden snap

Garden snap

There are lots of garden creatures and objects to match in this entertaining card game for young children. There are 52 snap cards (13 matching sets of 4), with labelled pictures showing a bumblebee, frog, earthworm, butterfly, watering can and lots more. The game can be played with fewer cards to make it easier for younger players to join in.

£5.99

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Little first stickers aquarium

Little first stickers aquarium

Dive into a shark tank, marvel at a coral reef and visit the penguin pool in this underwater- themed sticker book. There are over 240 reusable stickers of fish, turtles, seahorses and other sea creatures, and a fold-out back cover to store stickers when not in use.

£5.99

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Little lift and look garden

Little lift and look garden

Follow an inquisitive little mouse as it scampers through a garden, and lift leaves and petals to meet lots of other garden creatures along the way. This charming book for little children has lots to discover and talk about on every page, from butterflies and dragonflies to frogs, birds and snails.

£5.99

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That's not my mermaid...

That's not my mermaid...

A sparkly special edition of the classic That’s not my… book to celebrate 20 years of That’s not my… books! Babies and toddlers will love touching the textured patches as they meet mermaids with scaly tails, shiny mirrors and fluffy hair. The bright pictures and textures to stroke are designed to help develop sensory and language awareness.

£6.99

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Space wordsearches

Space wordsearches

Test your knowledge with over 100 space-themed wordsearches, covering everything from stars and planets to astronauts and aliens. The wordsearches gradually get harder throughout the book, and are perfect for quiet times alone or playing with friends and family. All the answers are at the back of the book.

£5.99

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Action!

Action!

From firefighters to snowboarders, private investigators to movie stars, dress the dolls ready for action in this exciting sticker book. There are over 300 reusable stickers of clothes, costumes, equipment and accessories to get the dolls ready, so the book can be enjoyed time and time again.

£6.99

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The Three Musketeers graphic novel

The Three Musketeers graphic novel

“All for one, one for all!” Paris, 1626. Young D’Artagnan is looking forward to a life of adventure with the king’s guards. Sure enough, he soon finds himself caught up in a world of duels, double-dealing and danger, alongside Porthos, Athos and Aramis – the legendary Three Musketeers. A swashbuckling graphic version of the classic adventure story.

£9.99

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Where's the busy bee?

Where's the busy bee?

Where’s the busy bee? Where’s the little duck? Where’s the rowing boat? This adorable book is full of simple rhyming questions for little children to answer by looking at and talking about the charming illustrations. A lovely way to encourage children to talk and form sentences, and a delightful book to enjoy together.

£5.99

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Easter colouring book with rub-down transfers

Easter colouring book with rub-down transfers

A charming activity book full of scenes to colour and bring to life using the transfers provided. Scenes include bunnies on an Easter egg hunt and ducks swimming in a pond, and there are dozens of transfers of Easter eggs and flowers to add to the pages. Part of a range of pocket-sized paperbacks that are perfect for holidays and journeys.

£2.99

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Easter puzzles

Easter puzzles

Spot the differences between Easter scenes, complete a springtime crossword puzzle, match bunnies to their silhouettes and much more in this delightful mini activity book, filled with wordsearches, mazes, logic puzzles and more. Part of a range of pocket-sized paperbacks that are perfect for holidays and journeys.

£2.99

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Finger printing Easter

Finger printing Easter

Create Easter eggs, chicks, rabbits and more by following the simple step-by-step instructions in this springtime activity book. All you need is your fingers, the ink-pad attached to the book and a felt-tip pen to add details. Part of a range of pocket-sized paperbacks that are perfect for holidays and long journeys.

£3.99

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Sticker shapes Easter

Sticker shapes Easter

A mini activity book, bursting with colourful springtime scenes to complete with Easter eggs, lambs, rabbits, flowers and lots more using the multi-coloured stickers provided. Part of a range of pocket-sized paperbacks that are perfect for holidays and long journeys.

£2.99

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Weasels with measles

Weasels with measles

The little weasels have woken up covered in spots! Have they really caught the measles? Find out in this entertaining story for beginner readers, with simple rhyming text, stylish illustrations and parents’ notes on phonics at the back of the book.

£5.99

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Living in space

Living in space

Where do people live in space? How do they get there? What’s it like to work, eat and sleep in space? Beginner readers can discover the answers to these questions and lots of other fascinating facts in this engaging information book. With simple text and stunning photographs and illustrations, plus links to websites with video clips and activities.

£5.99

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The Three Wishes

The Three Wishes

When Ben is granted three wishes, he dreams of changing his life forever. But you must always be careful what you wish for! A fantastical tale of love, magic and a sausage, specially written for children who are just learning to read, and with stunning illustrations by Lorena Alvarez throughout.

£5.99

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Little children's pencil and paper games

Little children's pencil and paper games

This fun activity pad is packed with simple two-player games for young children to enjoy while developing their turn-taking, observation and logic skills. There are simple instructions on how to play each game, and the tear-out pages are perfect for journeys and holidays.

£7.99

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Little children's zoo activity book

Little children's zoo activity book

A colourful activity book packed with zoo-themed puzzles, things to spot, colouring, drawing and doodling activities. Spot matching llamas, complete a meerkat maze, learn how to draw a rhino and lots more. All the answers are at the back of the book.

£6.99

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New fiction

Scavengers

Scavengers

Selected for the Summer Reading Challenge 2019 Landfill has lived his whole life as a scavenger, running with wooflers, swimming with turtles and feasting on fresh gull. Old Babagoo has always looked after him, on one condition – follow his rules. NEVER COME LOOKING OUTSIDE. NEVER RISE ABOVE THE WALL. But despite the dangers, Landfill longs to see Outside. And some rules are made to be broken. Read an extract and find teacher's notes for Scavengers under the 'Resources for this book' tab below.

£6.99

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Mutant Zombies Cursed My School Trip

Mutant Zombies Cursed My School Trip

Ian Iansson is a little bit worried about his school trip. Firstly, Ian doesn’t have many any friends, plus, his mum has packed him ten pairs of pants for the two-day trip. But as it turns out, these are the least of Ian’s problems… Because when Ian’s class arrives at the spooky old house, there’s something very weird going on. Something that looks awfully like zombies; groaning, dribbling zombies that no one but Ian seems to have noticed.

£6.99

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Girls With Courage

Girls With Courage

Lizzie loves plants, and her biggest wish is to be a gardener, a bold choice for a Victorian girl. When her strict stepfather sends her to stay with relatives in London, Lizzie misses her country garden and struggles with her new life of stiff manners and formal pastimes. Lizzie lives for the daily letters from her mother, until suddenly, the letters stop. Can Lizzie find the courage to stand up to her stepfather, and to follow her dreams? Set in Victorian London, Girls with Courage is a beautifully-crafted tale of hope and ambition. This book was originally published as Historical House: Lizzie's Wish.

£6.99

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Billy and the Mini Monsters – Monsters at the Seaside

Billy and the Mini Monsters – Monsters at the Seaside

Selected for the Summer Reading Challenge 2019 Billy and his family are off to the seaside. The MINI MONSTERS are very excited to be going too. Soon they’re building sandcastles and enjoying their picnic. It’s all going so well until Trumpet is STOLEN by a seagull! How is Billy ever going to get him back? An exciting addition to Young Reading Series Two, for readers growing in confidence.

£5.99

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