All Year Round
Loosely following the months of the year, this colourful, busy book follows the little ones as they take part in seasonal activities, from visiting the spring lambs to paddling on the beach to cooking for an autumn feast. Filled with images and references that all toddlers will identify with, and with lots to talk about, this title is domestic and familiar, and just perfect for sharing.
Christmas ABC Ho Jannie This sturdy alphabet board book introduces simple seasonal words, to get toddlers excited about Christmas. As well as first letter sounds to say out loud, there are bright pictures featuring lots of happy faces, and familiar festive details to spot.
Colours, A Walk in the Countryside (board book) Beardshaw Rosalind The third in a series of concept books created with the National Trust, this board book takes very young readers on a summer walk through the countryside, looking at all the colours of the rainbow. With beautiful illustrations from Rosalind Beardshaw, this elegant little book is a great way of bringing children closer to nature.
Flamingos, Llamas and Other Cool Things McLelland Kate Each press-out design is intricately decorated with turquoise foil and perfect for all ages to decorate. Featuring 20 unique designs, the press out pieces can be slotted together to create super cool three dimensional ornaments or threaded together to make a hanging garland. From cool llamas to tropical flamingos, and cactuses and pineapples too, these press out pieces are outstanding in white and turquoise, but look even better as a colourful collection of cool things.
Listen to the Birds From Around the World (board book) Billet Marion Adults and children alike will be enchanted by this stunning new addition to the popular Listen to the... board book series. Aimed at the very young, this book has a button on every spread, which triggers one of six different bird sounds from around the world to join in with, from a toucan to a kingfisher!
Little Blue Truck. Board book Schertle Alice Blue is the friendliest little pick-up truck on the road. When a big important dumper truck overtakes him and skids off the road, Blue tries his best to help, but soon he gets stuck too! Luckily, Blue has picked up lots of farmyard friends on his drive, and they all muck in to get their friend back on the road.
Make and Play: Nativity. Board book Chou Joey In this innovative new activity board book, children can assemble their very own Nativity scene. Featuring 20 unique and colourful designs, the press-out pieces can be simply slotted together to create bright and cheerful ornaments, ideal for making a festive display. With all the figures from the Nativity story - from Mary, Joseph and the three kings, to shepherds, cattle and even a tiny manger for Baby Jesus - these gorgeous models are perfect for teaching young children about the Nativity story and decorating for Christmas. After playing with the Nativity scene, children can read the story, sing the Christmas songs and make some festive crafts, including an advent calendar and a Christmas angel.
Make and Play: Christmas (board book) Chou Joey Each colourful press-out design is decorated with foil and easy to assemble. Featuring 10 unique designs, the press-out pieces can be simply slotted together to create bright and cheerful ornaments, including a snowflake, snowman, reindeer and penguin.
National Trust: Up and Down, A Walk in the Countryside. Album Beardshaw Rosalind The fourth in a series of concept books created for the National Trust, this board book takes very young readers on a winter walk through the countryside, going up and down, left and right, from cold to warm and light to dark. With beautiful illustrations from Ros Beardshaw, this elegant little book is a great way of bringing children closer to nature.
Pip and Posy: The New Friend Scheffler Axel Pip and Posy are having a lovely day at the seaside, collecting shells and digging the sand. But when Posy has a nap, Pip makes friends with a boy called Zac. Zac is very cool: he has lots of fun toys and beach gear, AND he's really good at handstands. So, to her dismay, when Posy wakes up, she finds that Pip is more interested in playing with Zac than her. A funny and dramatic story about working out that two's company and three's a... PARTY!
Pip and Posy: The Bedtime Frog Scheffler Axel Keen to help his distraught friend, Pip offers Posy a range of different toys to substitute for her frog, including his own favourite frog money box. It is only when Pip gives Posy his own, very favourite, pig toy that Posy is comforted and the friends can get a good night`s sleep, at last.
Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon. Board book Scheffler Axel Pip is very proud of his big red balloon. But when he lets the balloon go and it pops, he is inconsolable. Luckily, Posy has a clever idea to cheer up her friend and soon they are having fun again!Best-selling and award-winning Axel Scheffler drawing on his personal experience of being the father of a toddlerToddler books that deal with the downs as well as the ups of toddler life - children and parents will recognise their own emotional roller-coasters. But, of course, it all ends happily
Pip and Posy: The Little Puddle. Board book Scheffler Axel Pip and Posy are typical toddlers: they are best friends and they have fun...but sometimes, just like any other toddler, they get cross and sad, so sometimes it takes friendship, sharing and understanding - and a cuddle - to make things better. In Pip and Posy and the Little Puddle Pip comes to play at Posy's house. They have such a lovely time after their mid-afternoon snack and drink that Pip forgets he needs to go to the loo, and soon there's a little puddle on the floor. But everyone has accidents sometimes, so Posy mops it up, and lends him some clothes. The next time Pip needs a wee, he does it in the potty all by himself.
Pip and Posy: The Scary Monster. Board book Scheffler Axel Pip and Posy are typical toddlers: they are best friends and they have fun...but sometimes, just like any other toddler, they get cross and sad, so sometimes it takes friendship, sharing and understanding - and a cuddle - to make things better. In Pip and Posy: The Scary Monster Pip comes to Posy's house wearing a scary monster mask, and gives Posy a bit of a fright! Oh, dear! But when she works out it's only Pip, she feels much better, and they share the biscuits she's made. Hooray!
Sing Along with Me! Happy Birthday. Board book Huang Yu-Hsuan A bright, slider board book, which bursts with energy and cheering illustrations. With five slider mechanisms and both an instrumental and vocal version of the Happy Birthday song - simply scan the QR codeon the first page for little ones to listen and sing along!
Spooky House Davies Benji The ever-intrepid Bizzy Bear has come for a visit to a super-spooky Halloween house. As he climbs the rickety stairs and walks the cobwebby corridors, all sorts of creepy characters appear from doors and hidey holes. Bizzy, naturally, remains undaunted - but where could he be going and what will he find there? A splendidly seasonal new addition to this million-copy-selling series.
What's Next Door? O'Byrne Nicola Carter, the crocodile hero of Open Very Carefully, is back and he's NOT happy. All he wants to do is find his way home, but he can't get there by himself - he needs YOUR help! In this unique interactive book, with brilliantly designed die-cut pages, children are encouraged to take part in the story, to create a door in the page and use their imagination to guide Carter into new environments, from stormy seas to hot deserts and icy lands. But will that cranky croc and the little friends he's made along the way ever find their way home?