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When the Crocodiles Came to Town

By Magda Brol, Magda Brol
Authors:
Magda Brol
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Magda Brol
No one knows why the crocodiles have come to Dullsville. They look different. They act differently. And worst of all? They love messy, sticky, colourful ice cream. Yuck!But one little boy knows differently, and when two naughty thieves arrive in Dullsville one night, the whole town sees how much Dullsville needs its two brave and loyal crocs . . . A strong message about embracing difference and rejecting prejudice, delivered with bags of charm and toothy crocodile humour.
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Where's the Narwhal? A Search and Find Book

By , Dynamo
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Dynamo
Search for six narwhals - known as the unicorns of the sea - in every beautifully illustrated scene. From a trip to the museum and a day out at a water park, to a tropical beach and icy waters, there's so much to spot and find, including a bonus rainbow narwhal! Plus, see if you can find the odd animal out in fun activity pages.Perfect for fans of Where's the Unicorn? and Where's Wally?
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Wisp

By Zana Fraillon, Grahame Baker Smith
Authors:
Zana Fraillon
Illustrated by:
Grahame Baker Smith
Idris is a child refugee, born into a world of tents and fences. He has known no other life than this. He has no memories of the world outside.Then the Wisp arrives, floating in on the evening breeze. Everyone who holds it finds their memories reawakened, their hopes of freedom reborn. But what about Idris, who has no memories? What will happen when he holds the magical Wisp?Storytelling and imagination have the power to offer hope in this extraordinary picture book from the Amnesty CILIP Honour-winning author of The Bone Sparrow, Zana Fraillon, and Kate Greenaway Medal-winning illustrator Grahame Baker Smith.'Grahame Baker Smith's haunting and immersive illustration is perfect for this story of hope in the darkest of places' BookTrust
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The Way Home For Wolf

By Rachel Bright, Jim Field
Authors:
Rachel Bright
Illustrated by:
Jim Field
A sparkling story of friendship, set in the snowy Arctic, from the bestselling creators of The Lion Inside.Stubborn wolf cub Wilf doesn't want help from anyone. Not from his friends or his family. Whatever it is, he can do it all by himself. But when Wilf finds himself lost and alone in the chill of the Arctic night, he discovers something important: sometimes we all need the helping hand of a friend.This positive rhyming story is perfect for stubbornly independent little cubs everywhere! Look out for more heart-tingling tales from Rachel Bright and Jim Field:The Lion Inside - over 130,000 copies sold in the UK aloneThe Koala Who Could - Winner of the Sainsbury's Book Award and the Evening Standard Oscar's Book PrizeThe Squirrels Who Squabbled
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  • The Winner's Cup

    Join Ash and friends for another action-packed Pokémon adventure!It's time! With all four star gems under his belt, Pokémon master-in-training Ash Ketchum is now ready for the biggest battle of his life - the Winner's Cup. Can Ash and Pikachu overcome the mighty Dragonite to win the ultimate Pokémon challenge?
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  • The Wolf who wouldn't go to bed

    By Caryl Hart, Leonie Lord
    Authors:
    Caryl Hart
    Illustrated by:
    Leonie Lord
    From bestselling picture book author, Caryl Hart, winner of numerous awards, comes an hilarious story about not wanting to go to bed - a familiar theme in many households - help your child love sleeptime with this book.Whiffy Wilson thinks bedtime is boring. He wants to stay up ALL night long, playing his saxophone, building forts and learning magic tricks. Big boys like Whiffy NEVER go to sleep! Luckily, Whiffy's clever best friend Dotty is on hand with cosy pyjamas, exciting bedtime stories and a yummy nighttime feast. And before long, Whiffy Wilson discovers that bedtimes are the BEST! Willful wolf pups (and little children) will soon learn to love bedtimes with this funny and soothing story.
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  • The Wolf who wouldn't go to school

    By Caryl Hart, Leonie Lord
    Authors:
    Caryl Hart
    Illustrated by:
    Leonie Lord
    A perfect picture book to banish the first-day-at-school jitters, starring the most adorable wolf cub character.Whiffy Wilson doesn't know how to hold a pen and has never looked in a book, but fortunately his friend Dotty is on hand to show him that school is fun. Soon, Whiffy is in his element, and when he gets a gold star for all his work he realises that school is the BEST THING EVER!Multi-award-winning author Caryl Hart, and artist Leonie Lord reunite in this fantastic companion title to Whiffy Wilson the Wolf Who Wouldn't Wash.With Caryl Hart's funny story and Leonie Lord's fabulous art, schooldays have never been such fun!
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  • Whizzy Busy People

    By Guy Parker-Rees
    Authors:
    Guy Parker-Rees
    Tom and Millie want the best job in the world when they grow up. Will they be a nurse like Mummy, a fireman like Daddy, or a pilot like Auntie Alice? Follow Tom and Millie as they visit everyone to discover what jobs they do. From building site, to café, to library. Packed with fun details to talk about and share, this book will keep children entertained for hours. This is Tom and Millie's second fun-filled adventure, following the terrific Great Big Treasure Hunt.
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    The Wheels on the Bus

    By Britta Teckentrup, Britta Teckentrup
    Authors:
    Britta Teckentrup
    Illustrated by:
    Britta Teckentrup
    Climb aboard the big red bus for a fun-filled ride to the playground! This classic children's song is brought to life in a lively picture book from award-winning illustrator Britta Teckentrup. The bright and bold illustrations are packed with friendly animals and imaginative details for little ones to explore. A perfect book to share with small children, complete with a little mouse character to follow all the way through the story, and cut-out shapes to peep through on every page.
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    Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book?

    By Lauren Child
    Authors:
    Lauren Child
    The story of a boy who fell into a book . . . with a guest appearance from the Little Bad Wolf. From Children's Laureate Lauren Child.Now if you were going to fall into a book, a book of fairy tales would probably not be your first choice. Because in every story there is always a wicked this, an evil that or a hungry somebody. It could only happen to Herb, child star of that thrilling tale, Beware of the Storybook Wolves. Equally loved by children young and old, this brilliantly original picture book is perfect for sharing together. From the creator of the award-winning, bestselling Charlie and Lola series. Open it if you dare!'A thrilling story to scare your socks off.' The Bookseller'Wonderfully imaginative... Absorbing and with fantastical, zany pictures.' The Observer'Very, very funny and definitely not to be missed!' Books for Keeps
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    The Wheels on the Bus: A Sing-Along Sound Book

    By Britta Teckentrup, Britta Teckentrup
    Authors:
    Britta Teckentrup
    Illustrated by:
    Britta Teckentrup
    'The wheels on the bus go round and round,Round and round, round and round,The wheels on the bus go round and round,All day long.'Push the button and sing along with this bright and lively picture book from Britta Teckentrup. With die-cut shapes that reveal more and more as the pages are turned, colourful art, different animals to recognise, and a little mouse character to follow as he tries to catch the bus, this book will become a favourite for young children. This edition comes complete with a push-button sound chip that plays 'The Wheels on the Bus' tune.
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    Wibble Wobble, My Loose Tooth

    By Miriam Moss, Joanna Mockler
    Authors:
    Miriam Moss
    Illustrated by:
    Joanna Mockler
    All William wants in the whole wide world is a wobbly tooth. When he gets one, he just can't stop jiggling and wiggling it! But then William's tooth falls out at school. How will he keep it safe until hometime?If you have a wobbly tooth, or if you just want one, this story is for you!'Miriam Moss's simple story of the loss of that first tooth marks an early rites of passage with a humour one might call almost crunchy: all the little urgencies of childhood are compressed into its pages... Joanna Mockler's illustrations are in the tradition of Quentin Blake: bright, jaunty, just a tad anarchic.'The Guardian
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  • Whiffy Wilson

    By Caryl Hart, Leonie Lord
    Authors:
    Caryl Hart
    Illustrated by:
    Leonie Lord
    There was a wolf called WilsonWho never brushed his hair.He never washed his paws or face Or changed his underwear.Will anyone be able to persuade Whiffy Wilson to change his grotty ways for something far less stinky? Peew! Let's hope so.A fantastically funny verse from the brilliant Caryl Hart, with grubby-but-great illustrations from the hugely talented illustrator of The Dirty Great Dinosaur.
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    When Baby Lost Bunny

    By Julia Jarman, Adrian Reynolds
    Authors:
    Julia Jarman
    Illustrated by:
    Adrian Reynolds
    This book is perfect for sharing with a baby and older brother or sister - helping to reinforce the bond between siblings.
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  • We Love Bears

    By Laurence Anholt, Catherine Anholt
    Authors:
    Laurence Anholt
    Illustrated by:
    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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  • Who Am I? This is My Tail

    By Luana Rinaldo
    Authors:
    Luana Rinaldo
    Pull the sturdy board slide on each spread to see who is hiding and to reveal the animal's name! The last spread in each book has a die-cut wheel for little hands to turn, matching the correct fur, mouth, tail or foot to the animal on the cover.Educational values:Manual dexterityVisual accuracyIntroduction to animalsGuessing gamesHand-eye co-ordinationAlso available:This Is My Foot; This Is My Mouth; This Is My Fur
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  • Who Am I? This is My Mouth

    By Luana Rinaldo
    Authors:
    Luana Rinaldo
    Pull the sturdy board slide on each spread to see who is hiding and to reveal the animal's name! The last spread in each book has a die-cut wheel for little hands to turn, matching the correct fur, mouth, tail or foot to the animal on the cover.Educational values:Manual dexterityVisual accuracyIntroduction to animalsGuessing gamesHand-eye co-ordinationAlso available:This Is My Foot; This Is My Fur; This Is My Tail
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  • Who Am I? This Is My Fur

    By Luana Rinaldo
    Authors:
    Luana Rinaldo
    Pull the sturdy board slide on each spread to see who is hiding and to reveal the animal's name! The last spread in each book has a die-cut wheel for little hands to turn, matching the correct fur, mouth, tail or foot to the animal on the cover.Educational values:Manual dexterityVisual accuracyIntroduction to animalsGuessing gamesHand-eye co-ordinationAlso available:This Is My Foot; This Is My Mouth; This Is My Tail
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    When Dragons Are Dreaming

    By James Mayhew, Lindsey Gardiner
    Authors:
    James Mayhew
    Illustrated by:
    Lindsey Gardiner
    Poor little Dragon just can't get to sleep, no matter how hard he tries. Instead, what he'd really like to do is dance through the moonlight and play games in the starlit sky with the fairies . . . but will they let him?This book will be perfect at bedtimes for settling sleepyheads down for the night.Another beautifully written, velvety verse from James Mayhew with beautiful illustrations from Lindsey Gardiner who won the Richard and Judy prize with her Poppy and Max characters.
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  • What Planet Are You From Clarice Bean?

    By Lauren Child
    Authors:
    Lauren Child
    A quirky, humorous picture book with an important message about caring for our environment, from Children's Laureate, Lauren Child.Clarice Bean is learning about the environment at school. She needs to come up with a Big Project about Saving the Planet. ASAP. But when she discovers that the tree on their street is about to be chopped to pieces, she soon realises that it's the little things that can make a big difference ... Enter, Clarice Bean, Eco-Warrior!The third picture book in the award-winning, bestselling Clarice Bean series!Packed with quirky details and humour, this is perfect for children who are ready to start making the transition from younger picture books to independent reading.
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