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Learn to count with Percy the park keeper and his animal friends in this fun first concept book from highly regarded, award-winning author/illustrator Nick Butterworth. Learning to count is much easier when you do it with friends, and in this book children will find all their favourite characters from Percy's Park! From one to ten, the pages are packed full with beautiful illustrations, also introducing toddlers to the natural world as they go along. Based on the bestselling picture books by Nick Butterworth, including One Snowy Night, this simple and fun first concept book is perfect for nature lovers and the very youngest of Percy's fans! Percy and his animal friends have delighted readers around the world for over thirty years!
9.80 €

365 First Words

A companion title to An Interesting Word for Every Day of the Year, this title introduces first concepts including colours, numbers and shapes, as well as parts of the body, things that go, animals and the world around us. Compiled in consultation with a Harvard Professor of Early Learning and Development, this book will help your little ones develop their speaking, listening and observational skills as they learn to identify objects.
16.20 €

A Bear Called Paddington

"A bear on Paddington Station?" said Mrs Brown in amazement. "Don't be silly - there can't be." The original story of Paddington, the classic bear from Darkest Peru. The Browns first meet Paddington on a railway station - Paddington station, in fact. He has travelled all the way from Darkest Peru with only a jar of marmalade, a suitcase and his hat. The Browns soon find that Paddington is a very unusual bear. Ordinary things - like having a bath, travelling underground or going to the seaside become quite extraordinary, if a bear called Paddington is involved.
8.70 €

A Boy and a Bear in a Boat

A boy and a bear go to sea, equipped with a suitcase, a comic book and a ukulele. They are only travelling a short distance and it really shouldn't take long. But their journey doesn't quite go to plan . . . Faced with turbulent storms, a terrifying sea monster and the rank remains of a very dangerous sandwich, the odds are against our unlikely heroes. Will the Harriet, their trusted vessel, withstand the violent lashings of the salty waves? And will anyone ever answer their message in a bottle?Brilliantly funny and tender, this beautiful book maps the growth of a truly memorable friendship and explores how, when all else is lost, the most unexpected joys can be found.
10.00 €

A Children's Literary Treasury : Magical Stories for Every Feeling

Great stories ignite a child's imagination and can fill a childhood with unforgettable characters, wondrous places and superb illustrations. They also allow young readers to explore, and to understand, their different feelings and experiences.
In her second compilation for the British Library, children's author and commentator Anna James delves deep into the collections to present stories for comfort, inspiration and adventure as well as touching tales to make you laugh or sometimes cry. We will meet mischievous characters from across the globe, sample classic stories from the likes of E. Nesbit, J. M. Barrie and Louisa May Alcott, as well as more recent favourites from some of our best-loved and prize-winning authors. Superbly illustrated throughout with both beloved illustrations and new archive finds, this spectacular volume belongs on every family bookshelf.
25.00 €

A Christmas Carol


16.90 €

A Ladybird Book: Windrush

The arrival of HMT Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks, Essex in 1948 was turned into a significant event by the British media but it is only one small part of a bigger story. Windrush looks at the movement of people after the Second World War in Britain. In an accessible and child-friendly way, the book explores the treatment of Black people, the struggles they faced and those they continue to face as well as celebrating the legacy of the Windrush generation in modern Britain. You can build your own encyclopedia with A Ladybird Book. Other titles available in this series:The Ancient EgyptiansAnimal HabitatsBaby AnimalsBritish Kings and QueensClimate ChangeElectricityThe Human BodyInsects and MinibeastsMountainsPlanet EarthRainforestsRiversThe RomansSea CreaturesThe Solar SystemThe Stone AgeTrainsTreesVolcanoesWeather
8.70 €

A Library Book for Bear

Thanks to Mouse, grumpy Bear discovers the joy of books in a hilarious story that fans will be eager to add to their own library. Bear and Mouse are back, and Bear does not want to go to the library. He is quite sure he already has all the books he will ever need. Yet the relentlessly cheery Mouse, small and grey and bright-eyed, thinks differently. When Bear reluctantly agrees to go with his friend to the big library, neither rocket ships nor wooden canoes are enough for Bear's picky tastes. How will Mouse ever find the perfect book for Bear? Children will giggle themselves silly as Bear's arguments give way to his inevitable curiosity, leading up to a satisfying story hour and a humorously just-right, read-aloud library book.
11.30 €

A Little Princess

Motherless Sara Crewe was sent home from India to school at Miss Minchin's. Her father was immensely rich and she became 'show pupil' - a little princess. Then her father dies and his wealth disappears, and Sara has to learn to cope with her changed circumstances. Her strong character enables her to fight successfully against her new-found poverty and the scorn of her fellows.
5.00 €

A Lullaby at Light Speed

       Originally a poem written for the author's daughter, A Lullaby at Light Speed (2019)  is a whirlwind trip through time and space, loneliness and joy, magic and reality. Lavishly illustrated, all the drawings were made with chalk and mineral pigment on the black-board-painted walls of the author's apartment in an ancient Chinese watertown, some way out from downtown Shanghai.

        Mixing Eastern and Western perspectives, we inevitably come full-circle.


26.00 €