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$16.43

Following the incredible Botanicum, Katie Scott returns with a companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzle...s, this book offers hours of entertainment to artists and nature lovers. Beautiful and inspiring, the myriad activities in this book challenge the reader to discover something new and use their imagination to draw, decorate and design on every pull-out page. read more

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$13.69

A clever dye-cut board book that reflects the shape of a rainbow. Each arch-shaped page reveals a new colour and features beautifu...l, bold creatures painted in Jane Cabrera's stunning trademark style. read more

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$11.06

Pictura is a stunning range of black-and-white art to collect and colour for all ages. This large poster book format includes 12 p...rints, which can be removed from the book, coloured in and displayed on your wall. In this title, Niroot Puttapipat has created enchantingly beautiful woodland scenes filled with elves, sprites, faeries and other mythical creatures that are yours for the colouring. read more

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$18.39

Pictura is a stunning range of black-and-white artworks to collect and colour for all ages. This large poster book format includes... 12 prints, which can be removed from the book, coloured in and displayed on your wall. In Draconis, John Howe (conceptual artist for the Lord of the Rings films) shows that there are dragons everywhere: in woods, in castles, in the clouds, in architecture, sitting on piles of treasure and, lastly, in books. read more

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$7.85

Bursting with crosswords, spot-the-difference, mazes and much, much more, this pirate-packed activity book also contains over 80 s...tickers to play with in the book, or to use to decorate things. With characters from Jonny Duddle's massively popular pirate picture books, The Pirate-Cruncher and The Pirates Next Door (the no. 1 bestseller that won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize), this is sure to be a hit too. read more

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$18.06

Pictura is a stunning range of black-and-white art to collect and colour for all ages. This large poster book format includes 12 p...rints, which can be removed from the book, coloured in and displayed on your wall. In this title from the urban strand, industry is born from an egg as other animals and plants look on. As it grows, metal trades metal, towns march and skyscrapers smoke, until all converge in a powerful, violent Metropolis. This mind-blowing creation myth from the inimitable Shaun Tan is yours for the colouring. read more

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$10.15

There's a smell I can't ignore. It's wafting through the kitchen door. It's time for me to find out more. I think it might be cake.... How do you resist the most amazing cake ever? Especially when your mum has left a note saying that you MUST NOT eat the cake? This wonderful rhyming text from Simon Philip, author of You Must Bring a Hat, is illustrated with huge energy and humour by Lucia Gaggiotti. read more

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$9.67

When Hare ventures into town one night he is delighted to see a display of chocolate eggs in the window of the store. But no one r...eally knows why they are there. Join Hare, Little Grey Rabbit, Squirrel and all the creatures of the countryside as they celebrate their first Easter. read more

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$27.65

Welcome to the museum! There are more than 160 animal specimens to be discovered in Animalium, the first in a series of virtual mu...seums. Wander the galleries - open 365 days a year - and discover a collection of curated exhibits on every page, accompanied by informative text. Each chapter features a different branch of the tree of life, from the simple sponge to the enormous elephant. read more

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$17.44

When a merchant steals a rose from the garden of a terrifying beast, his daughter, Beauty, agrees to go to the beast's palace to s...ave her father's life. The classic tale of Beauty and the Beast is retold here in a magnificent 'pop-in' format. Each page has three layers of paper, cut to give the impression of a 3D scene. A triumph of paper engineering with wonderful illustrations by Dinara Mirtalipova. read more

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$12.77

. . . One moonlit night I sailed away in my silvery boat of dreams . . . A dream-weaving masterpiece of pop-up storytelling, burst...ing with dragons, starlight and adventure. Just turn the page to enter the magic. read more

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$4.15

All sorts of creatures appear in books - rabbits, dogs, mice, and even ladybirds - but there are no earwigs! Ernest decides to put... this right, with surprising and hilarious results . . . read more

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$12.94

This lavish volume from an eminent dragonologist is the definitive guide to the world of dragons - truly a must-have for anyone wh...o has ever dreamed of working with these incredible creatures. read more

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$12.48

In this classic Hans Christian Andersen tale of devotion and bravery, a one-legged tin soldier falls in love with a beautiful ball...erina, but a jealous jack-in-the-box pushes him out of the nursery window. The tin soldier travels in a paper boat, gets eaten by a fish and, returning to the nursery, is thrown into the fire by a little boy. As the ballerina follows him into the flames, the two can now play together forever. read more

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$14.36

As the summer sun sets over the Arizonan desert, wildlife gathers to witness a very special annual event. The night flower is abou...t to bloom. This celebration transforms the quiet desert for just a short few hours into a riot of colour and sound, as mammals and insects congregate from miles away to take part in this miracle of nature. From pollinating fruit bats to howling mice and reptilian monsters, explore the unusual wildlife the desert has to offer in this beautiful rhyming non-fiction picture book. read more

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$10.82

Captain Duddle is the undisputed king of pirate picture books and the Jolley Rogers are unleashing merry mayhem on the poor, unsus...pecting residents of sleepy seaside town Dull-on-Sea. With belly laughs throughout and lots of funny details to spot on each page, it's an absolute tricorn (that's a pirate hat, don't you know?) triumph. Now available in study board book format. read more

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$8.24

Percy is a little pigeon, and he's very hungry. Life on the streets is tough, and every time he tries to get hold of a scrap of fo...od, bigger, beefier birds bat him away. He's about to give up when someone offers him her very last chip. A moving and uplifting story about struggle against adversity and the kindness of strangers. 10% of the profits from the sale of the book go to The Trussell Trust, supporting a network of 435 foodbanks across the UK. read more

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$19.27

Ludwig is a small dog who lives in a book with his friends. Everything in their world is made of paper. Ludwig loves to read about... different galaxies and planets, but how can he ever leave his book world to see the real universe? He tries everything he can think of to fly away and go exploring, but nothing works. And then something from another dimension crashes onto Ludwig's page . . . Put on your 3D glasses and watch the world of Ludwig and his friends - both close to home and far away - come alive. read more

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$10.85

Little Explorers is a new first-information series for curious youngsters. With sturdy flaps to lift on every page, little ones ca...n have hands-on fun discovering the amazing world we live in. My Amazing Body is a lively introduction to the human body, where children can lift the flaps to find out what goes on under their skin. Young readers will be amazed as they find out how the brain works, what happens to a mouthful of food, how fast our fingernails grow, and what breathing is all about. read more

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$17.81

Every part of Ellen Giggenbach's innovative model book, including the cover, can be used to create your very own play-farm with ov...er 40 separate models and a host of animals, vehicles, buildings and people. Lead the cows from their barn to the field, round up the sheep with Rex the sheepdog and stop the goats from eating farmer's cabbage patch! You decide the story with this inspirational model kit, designed to awaken the storyteller inside all kids (even grown-up ones). read more

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$9.99

Pictura Prints includes 12 prints which can be removed from the book, coloured in and displayed on your wall. In Cities of the Wor...ld, Claire Rollet reimagines 12 of the world's most-visited cities with 12 stylish prints - from Paris to Tokyo. read more

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$19.46

'Vampireology' reveals the history of vampires who have lived among us and preyed on humans since the beginning of time. Written i...n 1900 by the world's Protector, Archibold Brooks, the unpublished manuscript falls into the hands of our detective, Kraik, when Brooks is murdered in 1920. Kraik is given the task of publishing the book. read more

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$10.47

When a blue monster (that humans will see is a camper van) arrives on their hill, the local wildlife agree they must get rid of it.... They send foxes, wolves, warthogs and even bears to scare it away, but it is only when wise owl suggests sending the smallest of them - the insects - that the big blue thing finally gets moving at top speed! read more

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$12.68

Emma Jane zooms off in her aeroplane around the cities of the world. Along the way she makes a crew of animal friends who save the... day when the little plane gets into trouble... A rhyming narrative with a light touch and a zingy female protagonist, this tale is perfect for little explorers everywhere. read more

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$14.20

How many squirrels can you see? How many monkeys can you spot? Count along from one to ten as you point out the familiar animals h...iding in the trees. A beautiful counting book filled with vintage-inspired illustrations of animals with funny expressions and interesting poses - making counting fun! read more

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$12.60

The pages in this book can be pulled out and transformed into beautiful thank you cards, gift boxes and gift tags! Lovingly design...ed by collage artist and papercraft expert Ellen Giggenbach, each page is removable and features both ready-made items and ones to decorate with the stickers provided. Featuring 20 cards, 20 gift tags and 7 gift boxes, it comes complete with fold guides and easy assembly instructions. read more

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$17.07

An outstanding debut picture book from author and artist Yuval Zommer. When the Big Blue Thing (a camper van to us humans) arrives... on Howling Hill, the local wildlife all agree it has to go. First the wolves try to scare it away,then the bears, boars and foxes have a go. Finally, the wise owls suggest sending the smallest critters - the insects - to do the job. A cloud of bees, flies and dragonflies make sure that the Big Blue Thing runs away at top speed! read more

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$11.66

Monty the lion loves his long, golden mane. He thinks it's magnificent and he's not happy when his meerkat friends mess it up. Sto...rming off to the waterhole, he's cheered up by the flattery of a new friend... who turns out to be a hungry crocodile! Monty runs away, leading the scary croc straight to his friends. With a huge ROAR! Monty saves the day, and realises that friendship is more important than good looks. read more

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$12.11

Billy is an under-age soldier who befriends a stray dog in France during World War One. When Billy left for dead in the blood-soak...ed trenches of No-Man's-Land, the dog, Scruff, comes to his rescue. But Scruff is soon in danger himself, being sent onto the battlefield as an ambulance dog. Will both Billy and Scruff survive the terrors of war? read more

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$12.60

This pop-out concertina version of the well-known fairy tale is small enough to put in your pocket! Take it out of the slipcase an...d stretch it out to follow the adventures of Hansel and Gretel, from their adventures in the woods to their escape from the witch. Pops include forest trees and the gingerbread cottage. read more

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$12.58

Margery Williams's tale of a velveteen rabbit who becomes Real through the love of a child is a timeless classic, as dearly belove...d as the Velveteen Rabbit himself. It is lovingly abridged in this sumptuous new hardback edition, featuring Sophie Allsopp's beautiful, nostalgic illustrations. read more

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$17.45

In this retelling of the ever-popular tale, Little Red Riding Hood goes to visit her grandmother and finds a rather larger, scarie...r wolf in her bed! After a frightening moment, the wolf is captured by a woodsman and granny is let out of the wardrobe. Young readers can also see the story of Hansel and Gretel being played out solely in pictures in the background, and spot motifs of other fairy tales. read more

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$10.29

I can spy a mummy elephant. Can you find her baby? Match the mummy animal to her baby in this wonderful introduction to early conc...epts. With beautiful retro-inspired artwork from award-winning artist Britta Teckentrup, these bold and colourful board books are guaranteed to delightful adults and babies alike. read more

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$31.93

Welcome to the museum! There are more than 160 animal specimens to be discovered in Animalium, the first in a series of virtual mu...seums. Wander the galleries - open 365 days a year - and discover a collection of curated exhibits on every page, accompanied by informative text. Each chapter features a different branch of the tree of life, from the simple sponge to the enormous elephant. read more

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$6.98

Use the rhyming clues and the spinning wheel to help Dog find his bone, Rabbit find her carrot cake and Mouse find his cheese. Or ...mix and match to create crazy combinations - there are 36 possibilities! read more

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$10.86

Textile artist, Jane Foster, makes toys and prints that appear throughout the world in iconic design publications and stores. Her ...retro-inspired designs have a strong Scandinavian influence and are set to become instant classics. With their vibrant, strong and cheerful look, these beautifully produced books make perfect gifts for a new baby or first birthday. read more

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$13.30

B is for boy . . . but in Alison Jay's ABC, B also stands for basket, beehive, and butterfly. Featuring a simple format and beauti...ful paintings, this acclaimed alphabet book is perfect for toddlers. read more

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$13.65

Little Penguin misses his friend and decides it's time to visit. Leaping off his iceberg, he embarks on a journey, facing ups and ...downs, ins and outs (and more opposites, besides!) until the pair are finally reunited. Young readers will have fun getting hands-on with this interactive book of opposites, presented in an upmarket format that perfectly showcases Britta Teckentrup's colour-rich artwork. read more

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$11.39

When a phantom elephant turns up uninvited and starts getting a little girl into trouble, she has no idea how to make him go away.... But her grandmother, with a menagerie of phantom pets herself, advises her to visit the Spectral & Son shop, as this strange place can sell her the solution - a box that lets her give the elephantom to their next door neighbour! read more

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$14.91

Mr Left lives on the left page. And Mr Right lives on the right page. They just want to be together, but there's no way of getting... from one page to the other. And they've tried everything! They try going across the page, they try going over the page and they even try going under the page in this delightful gatefold novelty. Children will love the simple narrative and will marvel at Mr Right's ingenious solution - it's one to get readers big or small thinking outside the box read more

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$9.69

Beanotown - for the first time in Dennis's life - has become boring. All Dennis's pranks are backfiring and he seems to have lost ...his awesomeness. Even his faithful hound, Gnasher, seems fed up with him these days. If only there was some way to bring the fun back to Beanotown... When Dennis hears about the legendary Golden Pea-shooter of Everlasting Fun, it sounds like the only thing that can solve his problems and return his hometown to its former glory. With the help of his cousin, Minnie, and Gnasher, Dennis must go on a quest, discovering the mysterious Chamber of Mischief in his bid to find the Golden Pea-shooter; but a series of tricky challenges (and Dennis's nemesis, Walter) stand in his way. Dennis's latest and, quite possibly, greatest adventure is filled with epic fun, from ghostly Vikings and skateboarding Grandmas to an enormous Gnashersaurus-Rex and a series of interactive puzzles for YOU, the reader, to complete. Can YOU help Dennis solve the fiendish mystery and save Beanotown from eternal boringness? read more

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$16.49

Mr Barleycorn picks a green baby growing on his land, letting loose the incredible power of nature. When melons grow in the kitche...n and apples sprout out of their television, Mrs Barleycorn says the Greenling has to go. But the bounty and beauty of nature has a strange power - the power to bring a whole community together. read more

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$11.39

A humorous, quirky story about a little boy who tells a lie, only to be followed around by his guilt in the form of The Whopper, a... hungry and persistent monster. As Percy's guilt grows, so does The Whopper, until finally...The Whopper EATS Percy! It is only when The Whopper threatens to eat Percy's little brother, too, that Percy finally speaks out. An appealing and warm-hearted story about a little lie that turns into a big monster. read more

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$2.29

Packed full of facts, this book all about our continents has a novelty spin providing a fun, innovative alternative to dry online ...searches when children need to know facts about key non-fiction subjects. High-quality pops make the books great gifts. Filled with exciting illustrations, there's also a fun 'Know-it-All' quiz that encourages children to seek out the answers from inside the book and test their knowledge with others. Comes with a poster showing some of the facts and illustrations from the book, perfect for any child's bedroom. read more

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$10.74

This gentle tale follows the story of a little acorn who manages to convince the woodland animals not to eat him. The animals are ...later rewarded for their patience when the little acorn grows and flourishes into a glorious big oak tree who can provide food for the whole forest. A delightful story that also teaches children about life cycles and the environment in a simple way. read more

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$2.03

A new addition to the Pictura Puzzles series for 7+ years, Under the Sea explores the incredible underwater habitat and the creatu...res that live there. Create a scene of flying fish, draw what the giant squid has in its grips and design your own underwater submersible. Dive into the wonderful watery world of illustrator Pedro Correa, with fun facts that fire your imagination and stickers to colour, to bring to life a host of ocean animals. read more

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$11.03

Is that a penguin in an oval? What shape is that monkey making with its tail? And is that a bear in a square? Spot the different s...hapes the animals are making in this beautiful vintage art-inspired board book. On each page, a familiar animal explains a shape by positioning itself in an unusual pose! From swans to sea lions, children will love laughing and pointing out the silly animals as they learn about the world of shapes. Perfect shape-spotting fun! read more