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The soothing classical tunes and beautiful illustrations in this book are a perfect way to lull little children to sleep at the end of a busy day. With five tunes to listen to and soft illustrations of nocturnal owls serenading animals to sleep, this book will have little ones fast asleep in no time.
Babies will love moving the sliders in this adorable board book to see stars in the night sky, raccoons hiding in a tree, a little panda going to sleep and lots more. Brilliant for developing essential motor skills and hand-eye coordination, this is a delightful book to share and talk about at bedtime.
Discover peacocks in the park, parrots in the rainforest and cockatoos in the Australian bush in First Explorers: Beautiful Birds. Each scene has chunky push, pull and slide mechanisms perfect for little hands. Spot lots of amazing birds from around the world and read the fun facts.Beautifully illustrated by Chorkung, this title provides gentle early learning and is a magical introduction to science topics for small children.
Take a step into the forest and join a young squirrel as she looks for her family in this sumptuous "touch and feel" layered board book. The perfect introduction for preschool children to animals and their habitats, this simple, charming story unfolds across a series of layered pages that increase in size, and shows different animal families as they go about their daily lives. With gently rhyming text and beautiful illustrations, the book encourages children to interact with the book and turn each page, delighting in the increasingly expansive forest spreads.
Love is all around us In everything we do. Its little acts of kindness, Its a kiss from me to you. Love can be found on every page of this cute peek-through board book.
Look out! Nibbles the book monster has munched his way into this book of numbers!Count along with him as he chomps his way from one to ten... But wherever will he go next?!
Discover the magic of the night in this enchanting sound book. Little children will love listening to sleeping cats purring, owls twit-twooing and bats squeaking when they press the sound buttons on the pages of this beautifully illustrated book. There's a simple story to read aloud, holes to peep through and fingertrails to explore, too.
All the birds have eggs to hatch. All except Duck. But when Duck finds an egg of his own to look after he's delighted it's the most beautiful egg in the whole world! But all the other birds think it's a very odd egg indeed and everyone's in for a big surprise when it finally hatches.With split pages that allow the visual jokes to unfold, The Odd Egg is another witty and lively book from award-winning creator, Emily Gravett.A beautifully illustrated and cleverly formatted tale with a surprise ending that's bound to ruffle some feathers!
A special 25th anniversary board book edition of a bestselling modern classic, Owl Babies is a comforting read for any toddler who has ever worried about mum leaving them alone, or any child starting pre-school for the very first time. Sarah, Percy and Bill the baby owls wake one night to find their mother gone. And as the darkness gathers and they perch patiently on their branch waiting for her return, oh how they worry! Never has the plight of young ones who miss their mum been so sensitively told or so beautifully rendered as in this tale from picture book masters, Patrick Benson and Martin Waddell and, with gorgeous golden foil on the cover and spine, this edition is one to share and treasure.
A lonely young prince wants to get married, but how can he find a real princess? Peep through the pages to find out in this enchanting board book, with delicate cutaway scenes, flaps to lift and beautiful illustrations from Ella Bailey. A gorgeous introduction to Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairytale.
From the bestselling author and illustrator of THE GRUFFALO, STICK MAN and ZOG comes this fabulous interactive sound book. Help Zog learn his lessons at dragon school by using his star as a detachable wand. Hover the wand over the star symbol on each page to activate a different sound on every spread so children can roar, fly and cheer along with Zog.
Explore the beauty of the changing seasons in this peek-through board book with beautiful artwork from Britta Teckentrup and accompanying rhyming text. Following the life-cycle of a tree through spring, summer, autumn and winter. Young children will easily learn to recognise the signs of the seasons with this simple yet striking board book.
Once upon a farm lived a ladybird,And these are the things that she saw and heard...Those crafty robbers Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len are out of jail, and they're heading back to the farm with another cunning plan to cause trouble. They've been stealing eggs from the fat red hen, but now they're setting their sights higher and are planning to steal the fat red hen herself! Fortunately the quiet, clever ladybird is on their trail, and she and her farm animal friends have a plan of their own. Join the cow, the goose, the horse, the sheep, the cat, and everyone's favourite ladybird in this fantastically funny farmyard caper - a much anticipated sequel to the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard, which has sold over a million copies worldwide. This board book edition is perfect for little hands - children will love the gorgeously glittery eye-catching cover, and spotting the sparkly ladybird on every page. With slapstick action, animal noises, and a mysterious Snuggly Snerd bird, What the Ladybird Heard Next is destined to become yet another classic in the Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks collection.
One fine day, in the middle of May,The ladybird went on holiday.Those two bad men, Lanky Len and Hefty Hugh, are back! They may be in the city instead of the farm, but they haven't changed their thieving ways. In fact, they're even more ambitious. They're planning to steal a monkey from the zoo and use it to pinch the Queen's crown. It's a pity for them that a certain crime-busting ladybird is holidaying in the very same city . . . and she's got a good idea that will ensure the dastardly pair won't get away with it!With a whole host of noisy zoo-animal characters to meet and even a cameo from the Queen, What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday, from stellar picture book partnership Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, is a sure-fire hit.
Five beautifully illustrated spreads show a series of friendly garden creatures hiding behind bright felt flaps. And there's a mirror on the final page! A perfect book to share with very little ones.A bright, bold board book with a felt flap on every spread - little hands won't let it go!"Four popular garden creatures - caterpillar, bee, snail and ladybird - are illustrated in simple pictures against brightly coloured backgrounds which will really capture children's attention. On each spread, children are asked to spot the creature, who is hiding beneath a colourful felt flap - a refreshing change from paper flaps. And there's a mirror on the last page to give children an extra surprise."
This new series helps young children learn about the sounds that different animals make.
There are lots of animals in the river. Where are they hiding and what are they doing? In this innovative lift-the-flap book, little ones can pore over the beautiful collaged pages and explore under rocks, logs and lily-pads to find out lots of interesting facts about river wildlife. This is the perfect introduction to the outdoors.
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