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The Marvellous Moon Map

Teresa Heapy (and others)

"I've got you, and you've got me - so we'll be all right" . . .

One day, adventurous Mouse sets off to find the moon with his Marvellous Moon Map, leaving his worried friend Bear behind. But as the Woods get darker, and the weather gets worse, Mouse soon realizes that he needs more than just the Moon Map to find his way . . .

An emotional and atmospheric tale of true friendship, beautifully told by Teresa Heapy with stunning illustrations from Waterstones Prizewinning David Litchfield

In the Night Garden: Bedtime Stories from the Night Garden

In the Night Garden

Ten classic In the Night Garden stories to celebrate ten years of the show!

Join Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy and all their friends as they play hide-and-seek with the Pontipines, search for Igglepiggle's blanket and work out why Makka Pakka's trumpet is making such a funny noise.

This beautifully illustrated treasury of tales is the perfect bedtime book for In the Night Garden fans.

Happy Christmas from the Very Hungry Caterpillar

Eric Carle (and others)

Christmas is. . . sharing with others . . . giving gifts with love . . . enjoying the magic of the season

Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a celebration of Christmas and all the ways to wish the ones you love a wonderful holiday. This delightful little book features Eric Carle's bright and distinctive artwork of favourite things, from sparkling stars and snowy scenes, with The Very Hungry Caterpillar making an appearance alongside each one. The perfect gift for Christmas!

Dick King-Smith’s Book of Pets

Dick King-Smith

In this collection of stories you will meet a guinea-pig that can do clever tricks, the Queen's favourite Corgi pup, a secret mouse hiding in a tree-house, a chick that wants to be a duck AND you'll learn how to look after all kinds of pets!
A delightful anthology from the master of animal adventures Dick King-Smith, featuring a never-before-published story.

Jack Beechwhistle: Rise Of The Hairy Horror

Kes Gray

The second brilliant book in the Jack Beechwhistle series.

The world's a dangerous place. Luckily, Jack Beechwhistle is around to protect it. He might look like an ordinary boy, but really he's a junior secret agent. He's tackled all sorts of missions - exploding conkers, zombie sweet-shop owners, and man-eating giant slugs - with a bit of help from his best friends and sidekicks, Colin and Harry (as long as it's not past their bedtime).

Then Jack notices something strange and suspicious about the hairdresser in town, Valentino. Every time Valentino cuts someone's hair, he sweeps the hairs up and collects them in a big plastic bag. But what is he using them for?

Everything points to Valentino being an evil enemy agent! And Jack Beechwhistle's on the case . . .

Chapatti Moon

Pippa Goodhart (and others)

Mrs Kapoor and a whole host of animals and friends give chase to a cheeky chapatti in this hilarious modern take on the runaway pancake story. Follow the trail of the chapatti as it bounces and bursts through the book -- where will its adventure end?

   

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In the night garden

   

In the Night Garden: Bedtime Stories from the Night Garden

In the Night Garden

Ten classic In the Night Garden stories to celebrate ten years of the show!

Join Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy and all their friends as they play hide-and-seek with the Pontipines, search for Igglepiggle's blanket and work out why Makka Pakka's trumpet is making such a funny noise.

This beautifully illustrated treasury of tales is the perfect bedtime book for In the Night Garden fans.

In the Night Garden: Colours

In the Night Garden

Learn all about colours with Igglepiggle and his friends in the Night Garden!

The simple text and bright, bold images in this board book will help little Night Garden fans as they begin to recognise their colours.

Peppa Pig

   

Peppa Pig: Happy Birthday, Peppa

Peppa Pig

It's Peppa's birthday and she is very excited. There is going to be a party - with presents and games and a cake - hooray! There will even be a special show from Magic Daddy. Abracadabra! But will Peppa's birthday wish come true when she blows out her candles?

A board picture book story that's perfect for reading at bedtime, playtime and over and over again! Based on the hit pre-school animation, Peppa Pig, shown daily on Five's Milkshake and Nick Jnr.

Peppa Pig: Go, Go, Go!

Peppa Pig

Peppa and George explore vehicles on the road, in the air and on the water in this big sticker scenes activity book. With thirteen sticker scenes for little hands to decorate with cars, diggers, trains, boats and more! This sticker book encourages creativity and storytelling, as preschoolers create their own scenes with Peppa and George.

Spot

   

Spot Loves Bedtime

The perfect bedtime story for all fans of Spot the loveable puppy.

Join Spot for a brand-new story. Spot is ready to snuggle down and go to sleep, but - oh no! - where's teddy . . . ? This simple, reassuring story is perfect for sharing at bedtime with boys and girls aged 0-3.

Spot's Book and Snuggle Blanket

The perfect gift for a new baby. A beautiful board book edition of Where's Spot? sits alongside a super-snuggly blanket, with a soft and cuddly stuffed head, in a gorgeous gift box. Safe from birth, this lovely Spot blanket will become a baby favourite, and parents will love to read the classic, gently humorous lift-the-flap story with their little one.

This gift set combines a book and blanket to treasure for ever.

Topsy and Tim

   

Topsy and Tim Sports Day

Jean Adamson

Previously published as Go for Gold. Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children having first experiences of their own. In Topsy and Tim Sports Day, the twins take part in their school sport's day. They take part in all sorts of races, and try to prove who is the fastest!

A trusted and well-loved pair who can help guide parents and children through 'first experiences', Topsy and Tim books have been beautifully updated with contemporary artwork. Topsy and Tim remain instantly recognizable to parents while in a fresh style that will appeal to a new generation of fans. These wonderful books deserve a place on every child's bookshelves.

Start School: A Ladybird Topsy and Tim sticker activity book

It's fun to learn with Topsy and Tim!

Topsy and Tim: Starting School is a fun and colourful activity book with over 50 stickers to help preschool children develop and practise key early learning skills as well as take them through what happens during a school day. It is packed with lots of different activities to make learning fun, and help children develop pencil control and dexterity by completing puzzles and adding stickers to the pages. It covers key information like the days of the week, colours, shapes, the alphabet, numbers, good manners, and what happens at school, so children are fully prepared for their big day!

The perfect first learning book for children about to start school.