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    • ISBN:9781408351710
    • Publication date:07 Sep 2017

Orchard Stories, Rhymes and Fun for the Very Young

By Margaret Mayo

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A colourful collection of favourite rhymes, lively short stories and original poems - perfect to share and read aloud.

Enjoy story time together with this colourful collection of favourite rhymes, lively short stories and original poems.

Bursting with rhythm, sound, colour and fun, there's something new to discover on each page, from lively short stories to bouncy rhymes and poems. Created by Margaret Mayo, a much-loved storyteller for the very young, it contains family favourites, such as Five Little Ducks and Speckledy Hen Bakes a Cake; as well as her own fun twists on traditional stories and rhymes, including This Little Piggy and The Enormous Turnip.

With bright bold artwork from over twenty leading children's illustrators - including the best-selling Lydia Monks, Lauren Child and Tony Ross - and a foiled hardback cover, this fun-packed nursery collection is a book for every family, to be loved, shared and treasured.

Biographical Notes

Margaret Mayo is an acclaimed storyteller and author who has been creating stories for children for over 35 years. She has written more than 50 books, including the bestselling Dig Dig Digging, Choo Choo Clickety-Clack! and Stomp, Dinosaur, Stomp! A former teacher, Margaret uses her wide-ranging experience with children in her writing. She lives in Brighton.

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  • ISBN: 9781408349397
  • Publication date: 07 Sep 2017
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
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Waiting for Wolf

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Fox and Wolf spend all their perfect days together - talking and laughing for hours, swimming together in the big blue lake, and watching the stars come out, one by one.Until one day, Wolf is gone.A moving tale of friendship and loss and learning to carry on, stunningly illustrated by an outstanding new picture book talent.Sandra Dieckmann's debut picture book, Leaf, was nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal, longlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize and shortlisted for both the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and the AOI World Illustration Award.

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Will You Help Me Fall Asleep?

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Help your child learn how to drift off happily on their own with with this calming bedtime story. Monty the frog just can't get to sleep. He's tried everything. Counting sheep doesn't work, his book is far too scary... and the more he thinks about sleep, the more worried he becomes! But, as Monty discovers, sometimes the best thing to do is to simply take a deep breath and think happy thoughts.Children can often struggle to fall asleep independently. This warm and funny picture book is perfect for dealing with bedtime anxiety, giving children the tools they need to fall asleep all on their own!If you love The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, you'll love this!

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Where is Bella?

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Colours

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Shapes

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Orchard Bedtime Stories

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Contributors:
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Find twelve classic nursery stories in this beautifully produced, fully illustrated hardback treasury, the perfect gift for a birthday or christening!The collection includes favourite fairy tales Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Elves and the Shoemaker, The Ugly Duckling, The Three Little Pigs and The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse, along with traditional tales such as Anna and the Bear, Twenty Cheeky Monkeys and Little Peachling and the Giants, and more, retold with warmth and humour by acclaimed author Margaret Mayo.The collection is gloriously illustrated by bestselling illustrator Alison Murray.

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Authors:
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What lies beyond the Red Wall? Mouse's friends don't know - but that doesn't stop them feeling scared. Can Mouse find the courage to travel into the unknown, where a world of freedom and possibility awaits?From Global Illustration Excellence Award winner Britta Teckentrup comes a simple and beautiful tale about facing our fears, welcoming change and discovering freedom - perfect for even the youngest children. Lift the stylish dust jacket to reveal the colourful, decorative cover beneath. This beautiful jacketed hardback is the perfect gift for a loved one! Look out for more books from Britta Teckentrup:The Memory TreeMy Hand in Your HandNever Take a Bear to School

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Never Take a Bear to School

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Contributors:
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Horrid Henry's Christmas Ambush

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Contributors:
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Horrid Henry's Merry Mischief

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Horrid Henry and the Mega-Mean Time Machine

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Contributors:
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Orion Children's Books

Horrid Henry and the Abominable Snowman

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
Contributors:
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Orchard Books

Big Digger ABC

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Contributors:
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From the creators of the bestselling Dig Dig Digging comes the ultimate book of things that go! This bright and busy picture book is packed with all the vehicles little ones love, from diggers and fire engines to spaceships and underwater robots.Margaret Mayo's lively, rhythmic text is perfect for reading aloud, while Alex Ayliffe's bold and colourful illustrations bring each mega machine to life in glorious detail. With one vehicle for every letter from A to Z, this is an exciting introduction to the alphabet and the perfect picture book for machine-mad little ones.