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  • The Seasons

    By Liz Lennon
    Authors:
    Liz Lennon
    This book explores the four seasons with a simple text and bright photographs. It's a fantastic resource to explore a 'seasons' theme in an early years setting and includes topics such as the weather, animals, seasonal activities and festivals.Our Special World is a series of books offering a simple text and photographs that help young children learn about the world around them. The books seek to show the diverse nature of the world with lots of photographs of children with a disability and from different ethnic backgrounds. Each book includes questions to promote speaking and listening skills. They are perfect for early years learning.
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  • Shapes

    By Pat-a-Cake, Villie Karabatzia
    Authors:
    Pat-a-Cake
    Illustrated by:
    Villie Karabatzia
    Help toddlers discover and learn about the world around them with these essential board books.Shapes helps busy, curious toddlers explore their world and develop their vocabulary with essential first words. This robust board book introduces them to the concept of shapes and will withstand many happy hours of looking, holding, exploring and reading. The playful, witty illustrations will be loved by parents and children alike, while a brilliant fold-out surprise at the end adds a fun recap of all the learning in the book. Also available: 123, Colours, Animals, ABC, Things That Go, Farm, First Words
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  • Sweet Baby Smiles

    By Emma Dodd
    Authors:
    Emma Dodd
    Share cosy time together with this special book and help your baby take the first step towards a love of reading.What is the perfect recipe for a smiley baby? Find out in this tactile board book with cut out shapes for little hands to explore on every page, sweet and colourful pictures and a gentle read aloud rhyme. From the illustrator of the popular I Love You series, including the award-winning and bestselling I Love My Daddy and I Love My Mummy, comes Sprinkle with Kisses, a new series of board books for the very young. The perfect gift for new baby celebrations, Christenings or Baby Showers.
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  • Splish Splash

    By Pat-a-Cake, Mojca Dolinar
    Authors:
    Pat-a-Cake
    Illustrated by:
    Mojca Dolinar
    Stimulate a baby's developing vision and coordination with these bright and bold, high-contrast novelty board books.Babies are able to react and respond to simple patterns and contrasting colours just a few weeks after being born. As their eyes develop, high-contrast shapes, patterns and reflective surfaces give newborns something simple to focus on, respond to and interact with. Splish Splash aids the development of early coordination by encouraging babies to reach for and explore the bumpy, smooth and shiny textures. Babies will react with delight as they touch and feel the pictures of friendly sea creatures, while the simple text prompts parent interaction.The perfect first book to share with your baby! Also available: Moo Peek-a-Boo, On the Move, Funny Faces
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  • Smell

    By Anita Ganeri
    Authors:
    Anita Ganeri
    What happens when you smell something you like? How does your body tell you when a smell could harm you? Which other parts of the body help you to smell - and how does your nose work? All these questions and more to help you really understand what the sense of smell is all about.The series, Senses, is an engaging exploration of the senses for young readers. A mixture of photographs and illustrations clearly and simply help children understand the five senses in a though-provoking way.Suitable for KS1.
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  • Splosh!

    By David Melling
    Authors:
    David Melling
    This bright, bold rhyming story from the creator of Hugless Douglas is a wonderfully funny introduction to numbers and counting for the very young and great to read aloud.Count from one to ten with the adorable Splosh and his hilarious fluffy duck friends as they waddle, quack and flap along the diving board. Will they be brave enough to dive into the paddling pool?Don't miss Colour with Splosh! - the second book in this popular series and a brilliant introduction to colours.Praise for Hugless Douglas: 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' Daily Mail
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  • Sight

    By Anita Ganeri
    Authors:
    Anita Ganeri
    Did you know that the human eye sees images upside-down? Which part of your body turns the image the right way up? Why do we see things in colour - and what does it mean to be blind? All these questions and more to help you really understand what the sense of sight is all about.The series, Senses, is an engaging exploration of the senses for young readers. A mixture of photographs and illustrations clearly and simply help children understand the five senses in a though-provoking way. Suitable for KS1.
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  • Summer

    By Stephanie Turnbull
    Authors:
    Stephanie Turnbull
    Summer is the season when plants and trees and animals grow quickly and the weather becomes warmer and sunnier. A variety of information about the summer months, including the types of weather we experience and what people and animals do during the summertime.A series of four books designed for younger readers.
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  • Seasons: Spring

    By Stephanie Turnbull
    Authors:
    Stephanie Turnbull
    Spring is the season when buds burst into blossom, hibernating animals awake from their winter's sleep and new life begins all around us. A variety of information about the spring months, including the types of weather we experience and what people and animals do during the springtime.A series of four books designed for younger readers.
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  • Spoon, Cup, Dinner's Up!

    By Debbie Foy
    Authors:
    Debbie Foy
    Explore simple mealtime routines in a positive, rewarding and engaging way that young children will love!With fun rhymes and bright, friendly pictures, the All By Myself series helps to nurture your child's sense of pride and growing independence. It features fun, subject-specific learning elements based around counting, colours, shapes, and basic time concepts.
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  • Seasons

    By Angela Royston
    Authors:
    Angela Royston
    There are four seasons in a year - winter, spring, summer and autumn. Find out how every season makes the world around us different.A series of differentiated text books on topics that children really want to read about. The lower level text is ideal for emerging readers and the higher level text will suit more able readers. The large, square format encourages sharing, and spectacular photos are featured on every page.
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  • Space Explorers

    By Annabelle Lynch
    Authors:
    Annabelle Lynch
    Discover the exciting world of space - from stars to spaceships - in this new series of non-fiction readers.Leapfrog Learners offer fun facts in accessible text, perfect for building reading confidence.
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    Sports Day

    By Mick Inkpen, Nick Butterworth
    Authors:
    Mick Inkpen, Nick Butterworth
    A much-loved classic with a great new cover from the creators of Kipper and Percy the Park Keeper.It's Sports Day! There's games and hoops and bean bags, eggs and spoons - lots of fun to have - excitement, cheers and occasional tears. It's going to be a day to remember!'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' The Guardian'Nick Butterworth is one of the best picture book writers alive.' The Independent
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  • Snip & Snap: Rain or Shine

    By Diane Fox, Christyan Fox
    Authors:
    Diane Fox
    Illustrated by:
    Christyan Fox
    Say hello to Snip and Snap - two busy, funny and engaging crocodile friends. They might look the same, but they like very different things: Snip likes blue but Snap prefers red; Snip loves fruit while Snap would always rather have cake! Today, Snip and Snap are planning to go out for a picnic. But while Snap is ready for any kind of weather, Snip just doesn't know what to wear! Will the pair ever get to enjoy their picnic treat?A bright, fun-filled introduction to the weather with sturdy flaps to lift and a fantastic fold-out ending.
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  • Sleep and Rest

    'Healthy Habits: Sleep and Rest' describes how sleeping and resting help all animals to grow, heal and stay healthy.This book is part of a friendly series that helps young readers to explore the differences and similarities between us and the animal world and to learn some healthy habits along the way. Illustrated with stunning photographs and featuring tips and advice for healthy living, this series will engage as well as inform.
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  • Spring

    By Clare Collinson
    Authors:
    Clare Collinson
    Explore all the different things that make us think about Spring - from the weather to tastes and sounds. The friendly text, suitable for children aged 5+, includes seasonal poems and is illustrated with beautiful large photographs and works of art. It is perfect for a seasonal topic in an early years, or key stage 1 setting. Question panels encourage readers to relate the ideas in the book to their own experiences of Spring. Teacher's notes and activities help you make the most of the book.Is is part of a series 'Thinking about the seasons'.
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  • Summer

    By Clare Collinson
    Authors:
    Clare Collinson
    Explore all the different things that make us think about Summer - from the weather to tastes and sounds. The friendly text, suitable for children aged 5+, includes seasonal poems and is illustrated with beautiful large photographs and works of art. It is perfect for a seasonal topic in an early years, or key stage 1 setting. Question panels encourage readers to relate the ideas in the book to their own experiences of Summer. Teacher's notes and activities help you make the most of the book.Is is part of a series 'Thinking about the seasons'.
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  • Sharks

    By Amelia Penn
    Authors:
    Amelia Penn
    Find out lots of fun facts about sharks, from what they eat to how they move, in this new series of non-fiction readers.Leapfrog Learners offer fun facts in accessible text, perfect for building reading confidence.
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    Spotty Dotty, I've Got Chickenpox

    By Miriam Moss, Joanna Mockler
    Authors:
    Miriam Moss
    Illustrated by:
    Joanna Mockler
    Tilly loves spots. She's spotty dotty! So when her brother Toby wakes up covered in spots, Tilly decides she wants them too. But will Tilly really enjoy her very own chickenpox spots?A spectacularly spotty tale that's perfect for sharing with any child who's suffering from chickenpox.'When chickenpox plagues your town, then you need to have this book!'The Bookseller'The perfect picture story if your children have chickenpox.'The Northern Echo
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    Scritch Scratch, We Have Nits

    By Miriam Moss, Delphine Durand
    Authors:
    Miriam Moss
    Illustrated by:
    Delphine Durand
    One day a tiny insect, no bigger than a freckle, climbs into Miss Calypso's classroom. Nobody notices until... Polly scritches, Joshua scratches, and soon the whole classroom is scritching and scratching.An irresistibly catchy text and zany artwork - head lice have never been so much fun!'It won't help you get rid of the little critters, but at least it will make you laugh as you scratch. A really jolly gift for all those children and parents (and grandparents) who get uptight about nits.'The Guardian
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