Early learning: first experiences

    Hortense and the Shadow

    By Natalia O'Hara

    Hardback £9.05

    "Through the dark and wolfish woods, through the white and silent snow, lived a small girl called Hortense. Though kind and brave, she was sad as an owl because of one thing . . . Hortense hated her shadow." A beautifully illustrated dark fairy tale that will remind you of...

    Never Take a Bear to School

    By Mark Sperring

    Paperback Save £0.34 = £6.65

    When a boy takes his bear to school, the result is chaos in this funny, reassuring story about a first day at school or nursery!

    Going to School

    By Rose Blake

    Hardback Save £2.34 = £9.65

    Explore a day in the life of a little girl at school with an unfolding visual narrative that young children will have fun making out for themselves.

    Swish and Squeak's Noisy Day

    By Birgitta Sif

    Paperback Save £0.34 = £6.65

    From the swishy sound of teeth being brushed to the chomping of cereal and the stomping of feet on the way to school, this big sister can hear a lot. An imaginative adventure through a world of sounds that are often not what they seem, this is a story that...

    Little Mouse Helps Out

    By Riikka Jantti

    Hardback £7.25

    Little Mouse has a lot of things to do today ...and he can do them all by himself! It's an exciting day for Little Mouse. His friend Pip is coming over to visit. But first, there are chores to do around the house, like cleaning, laundry, and cooking lunch. Little...

    Never Take a Bear to School

    By Mark Sperring

    Hardback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    When a boy takes his bear to school, the result is chaos in this funny, reassuring story about a first day at school or nursery!

    Mouse's Big Day

    Paperback £6.65

    It's Mouse's first day at school in the first book in the fun animal series, Twit Twoo School, by the illustrator behind What the Ladybird Heard.

    We're All Wonders

    By R. J. Palacio

    Paperback Save £0.34 = £6.65

    I know I can't change the way I look. But maybe, just maybe, people can change the way they see... For younger readers, the unforgettable story of August Pullman and Wonder reimagined in this gorgeous picture book. With spare, powerful text and richly-imagined illustrations, We're All Wonders shows readers what...

    Knock, Knock, Who's There?

    Hardback Save £0.34 = £6.65

    This hilarious picture book lets children surprise wild animals by opening the door on each one of them going to the toilet. Each spread features simple text outlining a piece of bathroom etiquette carried out by the creature, meaning that the entertaining story also doubles as a way of teaching...

    Where's the Ballerina?

    By Anna Claybourne

    Hardback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Can you spot the graceful ballerina as she pirouettes across ten beautiful ballets? This beautiful new book introduces young children to the magical world of ballet. Kids are asked to spot key characters from ten classic ballets, including Swan Lake, Cinderella, and Coppelia. The character-spotting element is an innovative way...

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