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Billy and the Big New School

Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
Contributors:
Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt

A classic picture book story to reassure children who are nervous about starting school.Billy is not at all sure about starting school. In fact, he wishes he could stay at home with his mum. But with some gentle encouragement and the help of a new friend, Billy soon discovers that school can be a lot of fun! Young children and adults alike will enjoy sharing and talking about this much-loved classic picture book, with its delightful and amusing insight into the joys and trepidations of starting school.'Full of reassurance, this is the ideal book for a child nervous about the big day' - The BooksellerFrom the husband and wife team behind Babies, Babies, Babies, featured in the Sunday Times as one of their top 100 Children's Modern Classics.

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The New Puppy

Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
Contributors:
Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt

Anna loves dogs. She had china dogs and clockwork dogs, fluffy dogs and bedtime dogs. She has every kind you could think of except . . . a real dog! Young children and adults alike will enjoy sharing and talking about this much-loved classic picture book, with its brilliant evocation of the ups and downs of looking after a new pet.

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Going to Nursery

Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
Contributors:
Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt

Anna is a bit worried about starting nursery. She doesn't want to leave her mummy and she won't know anyone there ... But soon Anna is having lots of fun, painting, dressing up and playing with new friends!Starting nursery school is an exciting but anxious time for every family, and sharing this book together is the perfect way to prepare for the big day. The simple, reassuring story covers meeting the teacher, snack-time, going to the loo, making friends and doing all sorts of fun activities. So your little one will know just what to expect on their first day.

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Sophie and the New Baby

Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
Contributors:
Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt

One day, Sophie's mum tells her some big, important news: there's going to be a new baby in the family! Sophie is very excited but then, one winter's night, the baby is born and everything changes...Young children and adults alike will enjoy sharing and talking about this much-loved classic picture book, with its perceptive, heart-warming and witty observations on the arrival of a new baby.From the husband and wife team behind Babies, Babies, Babies, featured in the Sunday Times as one of their top 100 Chidren's Modern Classics.

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Good Days Bad Days

Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
Contributors:
Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt

Every family has good days and bad days - days when everything seems perfect and others where everything seems to go wrong . . . Young children and adults alike will enjoy sharing and talking about this much-loved classic picture book, with its brilliant evocation of the ups and downs of family life.

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Harry's Home

Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
Contributors:
Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt

When Harry goes away from home for the very first time to stay with his grandad on his farm, he feels a bit funny. The countryside is very quiet, so different from Harry's home in the city. But then Grandad has a clever idea . . . Young children and adults alike will enjoy sharing and talking about this much-loved classic picture book all about the importance of home - wherever that is.

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Babies Love Books

Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
Contributors:
Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt

Babies love books - and they'll love this one best of all! This fabulous rhyming celebration of books and the fun ways to share them will send your little one bouncing into a lifetime's love of reading. A future classic from an award-winning and much-loved team.

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We Love Bears

Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
Contributors:
Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt

Everyone loves bears! Join a little boy and his baby brother as their cherished teddy takes them on a magical adventure - a fun-filled trip to Teddy Bear Town. This delightful story from an award-winning and much-loved team includes teddy bears galore and lots of little details that children will love to spot.'A lovely rhyming adventure.'Nursery World'A lovely snuggly book.'Bookbag

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