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POTTY – BACINICA

This cheerful bilingual (English-Spanish) board book, talks directly to little ones about toilet training. Modelling behavior in bold pictures and simple words makes this a useful tool for potty training toddlers. | By Leslie Patricelli | AGES 2+

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THE GREAT BIG GREEN BOOK

Will solar powered trainers save the world? This playful book for kids touches on all subjects ‘Green’. It introduces and lightly looks at everything from endangered species to nuclear fusion. | By Mary Hoffman and Ros Asquith | AGES 4-8

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WHERE IS AUTISM?

Danny thinks Autism might be something like play station or perhaps a cool new toy. A friendly and informative story which encourages discovery and understanding differences. | By Rowena Monds and Charlotte Giblin | AGES 5+

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THE NINE LIVES OF MONTEZUMA

From award winning author and Children’s Laureate, Michael Morgurgo. Montezuma is a chapter book which follows the adventurous nine lives of a farmyard cat. An excellent book, but with no soft edges for very young readers. | By Michael Morpurgo | AGES 6-15+

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OMMIE AND THE MAGICAL GARDEN

Join Ommie in an adventure through a magical garden full of animals, in this playful introduction to yoga for children. Beautifully illustrated and full of vitality.| By Sirkka Fisk | AGES 2-8

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A MAMA FOR OWEN

This true story of a baby hippo who adopts a 130 year old tortoise to be his mama, redefines the boundaries of true friendship. A deliciously illustrated book about being safe with someone you love.| By Marion Dane Bauer and John Butler | AGES 2-6

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TIM TO THE RESCUE

Mischievous Ginger gets more than he bargained for when he samples the 3rd Mates hair growing lotions, sending Tim to the rescue in another wild adventure at sea. Plus Free Audio Bonus! Reading by Stephen Fry | By Edward Ardizzone | AGES 4-7

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TIM ALL ALONE

Arriving home after a holiday voyage at sea, little Tim finds his parents have gone leaving Tim all alone. An exciting salty adventure of discovery on the high seas. Plus Free Audio Bonus! Reading by Stephen Fry | By Edward Ardizzone | AGES 4-7

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FINDING MONKEY MOON

When bedtime arrives and Michael discovers his dearest friend is nowhere to be found, he and dad set out for the park. Finding Monkey Moon on this dark night will require all Michael’s determination and love. By Elizabeth Pulford and Kate Wilkinson | AGES 3-7

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THE GREAT BIG BOOK OF FAMILIES

Some families go on exotic holidays, others grow their own food. Some kids have two mums or dads. This refreshing book allows kids to safely explore new concepts and expand the boundaries of their current views. By Mary Hoffman and Ros Asquith | AGES 4-7

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I (DONT) LIKE SNAKES

Have you ever been scared of something, but not really known why? Award winning author and Zoologist Nicola Davies, shares fun slithering snake secrets, turning fears to amazement! By Nicola Davies and Luciano Lozano | AGES 5-9

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MISS HAZELTINE’S HOME FOR SHY AND FEARFUL CATS

Hopeless, worthless, afraid of everything! Where could a fearful cat go? A wonderful story of transformation and finding your inner courage. By Alicia Potter and Birgitta Sif | AGES 5-8

Ahmed and the Feather Girl - Jane Ray

AHMED AND THE FEATHER GIRL

A poignant eastern European folktale of hardship and freedom. A story of transformation and the love of a mystical bird girl and a selfless circus boy. By Jane Ray | AGES 4-8

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THE BAREFOOT BOOK OF EARTH TALES

Seven beautiful folktales share with children, the timeless magic of a good deed and the importance of living in harmony with nature. A celebration of life! By Dawn Casey and Anne Wilson | AGES 4-7

The Great Kapok Tree - Eco book by Lynne Cherry

THE GREAT KAPOK TREE

Will the powerful messages of the Amazon Rainforest creatures reach the heart of the sleeping man? A reminder that we are all connected in this circle of life. Enchanting! By Lynne Cherry | AGES 4-7

The Three Questions - Children's book by Jon Muth

THE THREE QUESTIONS

High in the mountains on a stormy night, Nikolai finds the answers to his three important questions. By living in the now, we always see what the right thing to do is. | By Jon J Muth | AGES 4-8

The Lorax - Eco Book by Dr Seuss

THE LORAX

This highly acclaimed story has influenced thousands of lives and calls to each one of us to make a difference by actively caring for our world.| By Dr Seuss | AGES 6-9

Tale of a Great White Fish - Children's book by De Vries and Benoit

TALE OF A GREAT WHITE FISH

The ancient great white fish was heavier than three fully grown lions and over 177 years old. Learn about the amazing Sturgeon fish and it’s fight for survival!| By Maggie de Vries and Renne Benoit | AGES 5-9

BIG CITY BEES - Book by Maggie de Vries and Renne Benoit

BIG CITY BEES

Will the bees find the children’s garden? Will the flower that stays open for just one day get pollinated? A brilliant introduction to bees and their global importance.| By Maggie de Vries and Renne Benoit | AGES 5-8

VIRGINIA WOLF - Childrens Book by Kyo Maclear and Isabelle Arsenault

VIRGINIA WOLF

Virginia’s mood is always black and she can’t see past it. Luckily she has a sunny sister who doesn’t give up on her. Creativity and love bring freedom! | By Kyo Maclear and Isabelle Arsenault | AGES 4-8

WOOLBUR - Book by Leslie Helankoski and Lee Harper -

WOOLBUR

Little Woolbur can’t fit in, being him is too much fun! A hilarious story about being true to your self and letting your individuality shine.| By Leslie Helankoski and Lee Harper | AGES 4-8

STAR CHILD - Book by Claire Nivola -

STAR CHILD

Will the star child risk a journey to earth? The cycle of life and return to the source are beautifully revealed in this spirtually focused book for children. | By Claire Nivola | AGES 5-8

STEPHEN’S MUSIC - Children'sStory Book

STEPHEN’S MUSIC

Magic, music and the enchanting song of a flute, inspire Stephen to practice his instruments every day. His dreams become real through hard work and love. | By Sofie Laguna and Anna Pignataro | AGES 3-8

HIP HOP DOG book Raschka

HIP HOP DOG

An uplifting super cool tale of a neglected dog who finds his purpose through rapping and rhyming. Full of fun and energy, Hip Hop Dog is a all round winner. | By Chris Raschka and Vladimir Dadunsky | AGES 4-8

EXCLAMATION MARK Childrens Book Rosenthal, Lichtenheld

EXCLAMATION MARK

What is an Exclamation Mark? He didn’t know and nor did the Questions Mark! A delightfully simple story of self discovery which also shows early learners how to use punctuation. | By Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld | AGES 4-7

DOUG THE BUG THAT WENT BOING Childrens Book Hendra

DOUG THE BUG THAT WENT BOING

When Doug suddenly finds himself high above his garden home, he fears he will never see his best friend again. A very funny adventure story about friendship, arguments, fair play and saying sorry. | By Sue Hendra | AGES 3-5

WHAT FRIENDS DO BEST Childrens Book Emmett, Reed

WHAT FRIENDS DO BEST

This fun fast paced story is masterfully written and illustrated! Children will enjoy the clarity and continuity of this engagingly simple story with a very important message.| By Jonathan Emmett and Nathan Reed | AGES 2-5

FIRST WORDS AND PICTURES CHIMP AND ZEE Children's Book Anholt

FIRST WORDS AND PICTURES: CHIMP AND ZEE

Monkey twins make learning loads of fun. Swing through the the days of the week, numbers, counting, seasons, colours and words that name the things that little people love. | By Catherine and Laurence Anholt | AGES 2-5

Picture A Tree Book by Barbara Reid

PICTURE A TREE

Imagination in explosive texture and colour! Elaborate plasticine illustrations rocket this book into a league of its own! Discover the magic of trees through fresh eyes. | By Barbara Reid | AGES 4-7

KISSED BY THE MOON Alison Lester Australian Picture Book

KISSED BY THE MOON

A perfect last story of the night! Soft and inviting scenes to fill a childs head. Gentle and expansive words to share a mother’s gift of love and discovery.| By Alison Lester | AGES 2-6

The Yes, Sarah Bee Childrens book

THE YES

The Yes is big and hefty and using all his goodness, bigness and yesness he overpowers the buzzing doubts of all the NO’s. In fact he dicovers they are not real at all!| By Sarah Bee and Satoshi Kitamura | AGES 4-7

A KID’S HERB BOOK Lesley Tierra and Suzie Wilson

A KID’S HERB BOOK

An extensive herblore for the home and family, with stories which will help kids remember what each herb is good for. Hours of discovery with songs, recipes and remedies for a range of childhood ailments. | By Lesley Tierra and Suzie Wilson | AGES 7+

IT’S NOT WHAT YOU’VE GOT Book Wayne Dyer

IT’S NOT WHAT YOU’VE GOT

Abundance is a brilliant word to learn. It means there is always more than enough. A commonsense book which offers kids insights about possessions, money, sharing, comparisons, generousity and creating a happy life. | By Dr Wayne W. Dyer and Stacy Heller Budnick | AGES 7+

MY PARENTS DIVORCE Childrens Book Hewitt

MY PARENTS DIVORCE

Billy was afraid, Gracie was angry, Louis was so embarrassed he stopped inviting friends over. This informative book, looks at real life experiences and supports children through common difficulties. | By Sally Hewitt | AGES 6+

GOING TO THE DENTIST Book Lori Mortensen, Jeffrey Thompson

GOING TO THE DENTIST

Come on Kyle’s first visit to the dentist as he discovers how to look after his teeth. Cartoon pictures make this a fun and acessable story for early learners. | By Lori Mortensen and Jeffrey Thompson | AGES 5-9

TALKING ABOUT DEATH AND DYING Childrens Book by Bruce Sanders

TALKING ABOUT DEATH AND DYING

People do not die because they have been bad and death is not a monster that takes people away. Children express their experiences and are constructively supported through their grief and fears.| By Bruce Sanders | AGES 6+

ALKING ABOUT EATING PROBLEMS Childrens Book by Nicola Edwards

TALKING ABOUT EATING PROBLEMS

Problems with food can make people uncomfortable and unhappy. An engaging book which helps parents and children talk about eating problems and find solutions.| By Nicola Edwards | AGES 7+

Body Fuel for Healthy Bodies Grains, Bread, Book by Trisha Sertori

BODY FUEL FOR HEALTHY BODIES: GRAINS, BREAD, CEREAL AND PASTA

An informative beginners guide to carbohydrate foods, from where they come from, to how they are used by the body. It encourages having a healthy, balanced diet and what that actually means.| By Trisha Sertori | AGES 7+

KIDS VITAMINS AND MINERALS Trisha Sertori

BODY FUEL FOR HEALTHY BODIES: VITAMINS AND MINERALS

An informative beginners guide to vitamins and minerals, from where they come from, to how they are used by the body. It encourages having a healthy, balanced diet and what that actually means.| By Trisha Sertori | AGES 7+

INTEGRITY Childrens Book Jane Pryor

INTEGRITY

Integrity is meaning what you say. It is making sure that your words and behaviour match. This insightful and straight forward book for kids, discusses and breaks down what integrity really means.| By Kimberley Jane Pryor | AGES 6+

THE HONEST TO GOODNESS TRUTH Book McKissack Potter

THE HONEST TO GOODNESS TRUTH

What is the difference between telling a lie and telling the truth at the wrong time? Libby’s first lie makes her stomach feel like she’s swallowed a handful of chicken feathers. She soon finds out, that there is a time and place to tell truths.| By Patricia C. McKissack and Giselle Potter | AGES 4-8

KITCHEN DANCE Children's Book Manning

KITCHEN DANCE

Family harmony at its richest! A little girl wakes to sounds in the kitchen. A deep voice is humming and someone laughs. “Hush!” Deliciously illustrated. Ripe with love and fun!| By Maurie J. Manning | AGES 3-7

ONE LEAF RIDES THE WIND Childrens Book

ONE LEAF RIDES THE WIND

A kimono clad child explores her tranquil Japanese garden in this beautiful counting book. Clever haiku poems help children find which things to count. A fresh and gentle book for early learners.| By Celeste Davidson Mannis and Susan Kathleen Hartung | AGES 3-6

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BEST BEDTIME STORIES EVER

Five short stories for children to investigate, with a counting section at the end of each story. Learn to identify colours and numbers whilst finding all sorts of crazy objects in this exciting, world famous book.| By Richard Scarry | AGES 3-7

LOOK INSIDE YOUR BODY

LOOK INSIDE YOUR BODY

Your child’s first introduction to the workings of the human body in fourteen incredible pages. Well presented information combined with exciting lift up flaps makes this book an engrossing favourite. | By Usbourne | AGES 4-8

MAX AND RUBY’S TREASURE HUNT

MAX AND RUBY’S TREASURE HUNT

More fun with Max and Ruby on a rainy day! This beautifully written story leads children through a series of English nursery rhymes, to solve the clues on a treasure hunt. Interactive flaps help engage young adventurers.| By Rosemary Wells | AGES 3-5

BIG MAZE BOOK USBORNE

BIG MAZE BOOK

This stunning maze book with high quality heavy paper, pretty inks and lovely designs from several artists, would make a very special gift. 50 large scale pages, progress from the easier mazes to more complex ones.| By Kirsteen Robson | AGES 4-7

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CAPTAIN CAT

Eccentric Captain Cat is a trader with additional crew! When a storm blows them off the map to an island where cats have never been seen, their true value surprises everyone in this beautifully illustrated adventure.| By Inga Moore | AGES 3-7

ALPHABET AND HANDWRITING Scholastic

ALPHABET AND HANDWRITING

Develop early learners self confidence through motivating activities. Part of an English language and mathematics series of activity books. Hours of writing practice with reward stickers to show progress.| Scholastic Learning Express | AGES 4-6

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ANIMAL MAZES

Mazes are important for healthy brain development! Excellent fun for the enquiring mind. Help cat and mouse travel through an adventure story which engages children in solving the detailed mazes.| By Blundell and Tyler | AGES 4-7

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SCARFACE CLAW

Meet the most fearless tom cat in town. Scarface Claw is not scared of anything..or is he? Scarface Claw is irrepressible, the perfect nemesis for Hairy Maclary and his doggie friends.| By Lynley Dodd | AGES 2-6

MOG ON FOX NIGHT Book Review

MOG ON FOX NIGHT

In the night foxes came and ripped open the bin bag to find food. “Yuck!” thought Mog. A lovely story about being a bit fussy and getting let off the hook by kind friends and some hungry foxes. By Judith Kerr | AGES 2-5

THE GROWING STORY childrens Book

THE GROWING STORY

A surprise awaits a little boy who’s winter clothes are packed away over the warmer months. Idyllic illustrations of life in the countryside, beautifully portray the discovery of a years growth cycles.| By Ruth Krauss and Helen Oxenbury | AGES 3-6

ANYTHING FOR YOU Book Review

ANYTHING FOR YOU

A very short bedtime story of the highest degree! Mama gets tired little Charlie bear through his bedtime routine and into bed. A lovely way to role model a positive response between child and parent.| By John Wallace and Harry Horse | AGES 2-4

GOOD NIGHT TIPTOE Book Review

GOODNIGHT TIPTOE

A child and her toys get ready for bed. But little Tiptoe is not tired. Mimicking a parents routine, Tilly gets the toys settled until it is her turn for bed. Goodnight Tiptoe.| By Polly Dunbar | AGES 1-4

SLIGHTLY INVISIBLE Book Review

SLIGHTLY INVISIBLE

Clever, witty and hilariously inventive. Charlie just wants his own time with his friend Marv, but little sister Lola and the recently invisible Soren Lorensen trick the boys and their monster into having a tea party!| By Lauren Child | AGES 4-8

ARTHUR’S EYES kids book

ARTHUR’S EYES

Arthur is a little Aardvark boy who needs glasses. Getting his answers wrong is impacting his self esteem but wearing glasses is a new look that takes some getting used to.| By Marc Brown | AGES 3-6

ANIMALIA Book Review

ANIMALIA

A frolicing feast of fantasy and graphic excellence. This outstandingly beautiful animal, alphabet discovery book is a treasure which the whole family will be engrossed by!| By Graeme Base | AGES 3+

ALPHABET A Childs First ABC

ALPHABET

Begging to be discovered by the child’s keen eye, each beautifully illustrated detail lead us onward through an ever changing landscape in this Alphabet learning board book for little people. By Alison Jay | AGES 1-5

LIBRARY LION | Knudsen Hawkes

LIBRARY LION

If he promises to be quiet, can he come back for storytime tomorrow? A heart warming story of a lion who loves storytime and why exceptions to rules are as important as keeping them.| By Michelle Knudsen and Kevin Hawkes | AGES 4-8

TEN LITTLE FINGERS AND TEN LITTLE TOES

TEN LITTLE FINGERS AND TEN LITTLE TOES

Scrumptious! Tiny toes and fingers are celebrated as babies and toddlers delight in their self discovery. This beautifully illustrated gentle, rhyming book is full of babies from many cultures.| By Mem Fox and Helen Oxenbury | AGES 2-5

THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE

THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE

An adventurous sea snail with and itchy foot dreams of sailing the seas. A story of environmental awareness, friendship, following your dreams and the notion that a good will favour may be repaid when you least expect it.| By Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler | AGES 3-7

LITTLE CRITTER: ABCS learning to read book

LITTLE CRITTER: ABCS

Frolics and play through the alphabet with Little Critter and mouse, in this board book for toddlers which helps connect letters, words and objects together, using interesting themes.| By Mercer Mayer | AGES 2-4

HAIRY MACLARY: SCATTERCAT Picture Book

HAIRY MACLARY: SCATTERCAT

Brimming with personality and fun, this little story is filled with delicously named cats who are in for a surprise. Children will adore finding Hairy Maclary’s mischievous face, but will he be so cheeky when he meets Scarfaced Claw?.| By Lynley Dodd | AGES 3-7

SLINKY MALINKI Nz children's stories

SLINKY MALINKI

The rhyming genius, the plot is hilarious! A cat story with a twist. The sensational pictures and stimulating vocabulary will captivate the voracious young mind. Another fun book in the Hairy Maclary series.| By Lynley Dodd| AGES 3-7

RICHARD SCARRY’S ABC WORD BOOK

RICHARD SCARRY’S ABC WORD BOOK

Absolutely Brilliant Creativity! Richard Scarry pushes beyond the boundaries of the standard alphabet book with this action packed ABC Word Book. Boys will gravitate to this book as it is filled with vehicles, devices and planes.| By Richard Scarry | AGES 4-7

LEARN ALPHABET ABC BOOKS

THE USBORNE ALPHABET PICTURE BOOK

Learn the ABC with this large format, thick paged book for tiny tots. The pictures are stylised and friendly with lots of pretty images. Large menu tags make turning the pages easy!| By Rosalinde Bonnet | AGES 0-3

MY LIGHT by Molly Bang

MY LIGHT

Narrated by the sun itself, this insightful book teaches children that energy is always changing form. My Light will captivate and enthral any young reader with a thirst for knowledge.| By Molly Bang | AGES 4-8

FOR EACH AND EVERY CHILD | New Zealand nz

FOR EACH AND EVERY CHILD

This magnificent book aims to empower children and communities, ensuring that every child is valued through respecting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.| By Unicef New Zealand | AGES 3+

A PERFECT PLACE FOR TED Childrens Book

A PERFECT PLACE FOR TED

Will little Ted ever get noticed? Beautifully illustrated with funky, fun pictures, a small dog called Ted decides to leave the pet shop to find somewhere he belongs, somewhere perfect.| By Leila Rudge | AGES 3-7

AM I FIT AND HEALTHY CHILDRENS DIET BOOK

AM I FIT AND HEALTHY

Am I Fit and Healthy is a simplistic book which approaches its topics with humour and encourages children to form good habits for good reasons.Loads of fun learning in the activity section at the back.| By Claire Llewellyn and Mike Gordon | AGES 4-7

DR SEUSS’S ABC BOOK REVIEW

DR SEUSS’S ABC

Bizarre and brilliant. Dr Seuss’s ABC book tongue twists and frolics through a jungle of stimulating and imaginative phrases. Another fun way to learn the alphabet.| By Dr Seuss | AGES 3-7

BLUE CHAMELEON Book Review

BLUE CHAMELEON

Blue Chameleon is a wizz at imitating shapes and colours in his effort to find a friend. A beautiful and unique early learning word book for little ones. | By Emily Gravett | AGES 1-5

THE HAT Book Review

THE HAT

A shiny black top hat with magenta silk sash and a penniless veteran find adventure and riches when they work together doing good deads. This collectable classic is set in Italy in the 1900’s.| By Tomi Ungerer | AGES 4-7

HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON Review

HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON

Adrift on a white page, tiny tot Harold uses his imagination to create a world of his choosing. A stimulating adventure which encourages problem solving and free flowing creativity.| By Crockett Johnson | AGES 1-7

THE HUNDRED DECKER BUS

THE HUNDRED DECKER BUS

When the unsuspecting morning travellers board their city bus, no one is prepared for the impromptu adventure that unfolds. Children will be glued to this fabulous book which bursts with intriguing detail.| By Mike Smith | AGES 3-7

WHY DO STARS COME OUT AT NIGHT? Childrens Picture Book

WHY DO STARS COME OUT AT NIGHT?

When children reach the age of ‘Why’ they cannot stop asking! One grandfather has just enough fanciful answers to keep his little grandson satisfied…well for now!| By Annalena McAfee and Anthony Lewis | AGES 3-7

CLOTH FROM CLOUDS Picture book

CLOTH FROM THE CLOUDS

This lovely story is about ecological balance and the damage that is done through greed. It is also about bravery and the strength to give up things we desire to set things right.| By Michael Catchpool and Alison Jay | AGES 3-7

LEFTOVER FOOD: Dealing With Waste sally morgan

LEFTOVER FOOD

Dealing With Waste

What we can do to live in a more sustainable way? Leftover Food is a clear and informative book for children to investigate a variety of topics on food wastage and the global recycling of food waste. | By Sally Morgan | AGES 6+

YOGA BEAR: Learning Yoga for Youngsters Book

YOGA BEAR

Yoga for Youngsters

Yoga is for everyone! It’s a non-competitive form of exercise that works the whole body. Kids will enjoy imitating the 21 poses of animals and shapes which range from very simple to a little more advanced.| By Karen Pierce and Paula Brinkman | AGES 2-6

FEELING JEALOUS children's book about jealousy

FEELING JEALOUS

Thoughts And Feelings Series

Powerful emotions come up for so many reasons. By recognising and working through feeling jealous, children are empowered to develop healthy relationships and high self esteem.| By Sarah Levete | AGES 4-

KEEPING SAFE Talking About children's safety

KEEPING SAFE

Talking About Series

Everyone wants you to have fun and enjoy being a child. This book talks directly to children and is also a brilliant resource to assist parents educate younger children about keeping safe.| By Sarah Levete | AGES 6-12

Why Am I So Tired? – A First Look At Childrens book Diabetes

WHY AM I SO TIRED?

A First Look At Childhood Diabetes

This excellent book talks in 100% positive language about understanding diabetes in terms that young children can relate to and which enables adults to support children effectively.| By Pat Thomas and Lesley Harker | AGES 4-8

WHY DO I FEEL SCARED? Childrens Book

WHY DO I FEEL SCARED?

The world needs brave people, do you think you could be one? An excellent first experience book which encourages children to develop the skills of courage and bravery in their everyday lives.| By Pat Thomas and Lesley Harker.| AGES 4-8

AND TANGO MAKES THREE Book

AND TANGO MAKES THREE

Based on a true story, these two male penguins don’t realise that neither of them can lay an egg and that their only chance of a family lies in an act of kindness and a donor egg.|By Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell | AGES 4-8

ocean sunlight, how plants feed seas children's book

OCEAN SUNLIGHT

How Tiny Plants Feed The Seas

Ocean Sunlight is an enchanting educational book which covers complicated topics in fun and exciting ways. Clear informative text and marvellous energised illustrations.| By Moly Bang and Penny Chisholm.| AGES 4-8

LIVING SUNLIGHT: HOW PLANTS BRING THE EARTH TO LIFE

LIVING SUNLIGHT

How Plants Bring The Earth To Life

This magnificent award winning book, explains the basic scientific principles behind life on earth. An essential learning tool which all children should have the chance to be inspired by!| By Moly Bang and Penny Chisholm.| AGES 4-8

when Sophie gets angry

WHEN SOPHIE GETS ANGRY, REALLY, REALLY ANGRY

An excellent story about a child learning to overcoming her own anger without the assistance of adult intervention. Powerful illustrations compliment this insightful resource.| By Molly Bang | AGES 4-8

we have lift off book

WE HAVE LIFT OFF

While selfish Mr Tanner was busy polluting his farm, the clever animals set about building an intergalactic rocket to escape the muck and junk. Hilarious misadventure with an environmental message.| By Sean Taylor and Hannah Shaw | AGES 4-7

Eric! …The Hero?

ERIC!…THE HERO?

Eric looks at the world differently and he learns differently too. Everyone calls him names. Poor little Eric! Sometimes it’s what makes us different that give us an edge and lets us shine. | By Chris Wormall | AGES 4-6

The Beatles front cover

THE BEATLES

The Beatles live on in this exciting new book told in colourful fun cartoon frames for children.This factually correct and funny book will enthral any true young music enthusiast.| By Mick Manning and Brita Granström | AGES 8-12

One World Together book friendship

ONE WORLD TOGETHER

Nine countries and cultures, nine new friends! The universal themes of play and family make One World Together an exciting celebration of global friendship.| By Cathrine and Laurence Anholt | AGES 3-6

Counting Chickens by Polly Alakija children looking after animals

COUNTING CHICKENS

Tobi’s prize hen lays only seven beautiful eggs but after one year he has 50 chickens! Full of fun animal life, Counting Chickens is a gorgeous counting book set in rural Nigeria.| By Polly Alakija | AGES 3-6

2014 Reading Raven lean to read app iPad and iPhone.

READING RAVEN VOL 2

More reading fun in VOL 2 of this award winning app. Reading Raven VOL 2 Learning To Read App, engages children with fun educational lessons and activites which can be customised to suit reading levels, age and learning speed. Create user profiles for multiple children.| By Early Ascent | Ages 3-7

Reading Raven lean to read app iPad and iPhone.

READING RAVEN

This highly reccommended reading Raven app engages children with fun educational lessons and activites to develop reading skills which can be customised to suit reading skills and learning speed. Create user profiles for multiple children.| By Early Ascent | Ages 3-7

VICKY GOES TO THE DOCTOR | Book By Ifeoma Onyefulu

VICKY GOES TO THE DOCTOR

Vicky normally loves playing with her friends but today something is wrong. Set in Nigeria, this supportive ‘first experience’ story reassures children that visiting a doctor is safe.| By Ifeoma-Onyefulu | AGES 3-6

OFF TO MARKET | African story book By Author Elizabeth Dale | Erika Pal

OFF TO MARKET

A Ugandan minibus and lots of people wanting to get off to market. But when the biggest hill proves too steep everyone has to get out. How will they get to market on time? | By Elizabeth Dale and Erika Pal | AGES 3-7

The Herd Boy | African Childrens story Book Niki Daly

THE HERD BOY

In rural South Africa a young boy has a dangerous job, tending his grandfather’s flock. A story of empowerment, self belief and leadership inspired by the life of former president Nelson Mandela.| By Niki Daly | AGES 4-8

I Am Cat book Jackie Morris cover

I AM CAT

What do they see beneath those velvet eyelids, what do they dream? I Am Cat, invites us into their private world, into landscapes of jungles, snowy peaks and grasslands.| By Jackie Morris | AGES 5-8

The Worlds Strongest Boy japanese story picture book by Jessica Souhami

THE STRONGEST BOY IN THE WORLD

In a time when legendary strong women lived in Japan and Sumo wrestlers were famous celebrities a skinny kid called Kaito decides to try his luck at becoming the strongest boy in the world.| By Jessica Souhami | AGES 5-8

IFE’S FIRST HAIRCUT Book Ifeoma Onyefulu author

IFE’S FIRST HAIRCUT

Chineze is so excited, Ife’s first haircut can’t come soon enough. Uncle Mike will bring his scissors and there will be a party. Delightful childhood first experiences in a Nigerian village.| By Ifeoma-Onyefulu | AGES 3-6

ENORMOUSE Book by Angie Morgan Author Illustrator

ENORMOUSE

Enormouse is well loved by the other mice and valued for his difference…he is ENORMOUS! No one knows why and no one cares until a chance encounter changes everything.| By Angie Morgan | AGES 3-6

When We Went To The Park | Book Shirley Hughes

WHEN WE WENT TO THE PARK

Joggers and dogs, piles of leaves to play in and a pat for the cat on the way home. These are some of the gentle experiences a little girl and her grandfather share on their afternoon walk.| By Shirley Hughes | AGE 1-5

Wheels children's book Shirley Hughes children bikes

WHEELS

Carlos and Billy are getting too big for their slow old bikes. Both boys have a birthday coming up. Not all families can afford a new bike, but they can save the day with a brilliant surprise! | By Shirley hughes | AGES 3-7

ZOG – Book Review

ZOG

Dragon training is much harder than little Zog imagined. Humour, friendship and fresh ideas help this super cute dragon to get his gold star! | By Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler | AGES 3-6

The Jolly Postman book review

THE JOLLY POSTMAN

Fairytale characters get postal surprises! Goldilocks apologises for eating the porridge and damaging the furniture. Daddy will fix it soon. Baby bear is invited to her birthday! A creative delight with real letters to take out and read.| By Janet and Allan Ahlberg | AGES 3-6

THE CAT AND THE FIDDLE | NURSERY RHYMES – Book Review | Jackie Morris

THE CAT AND THE FIDDLE – NURSERY RHYMES

Forty traditional European nursery rhymes, stunning illustrated with a rich medieval flavour. Enchanting animals and characters fill the pages of this humorous and beautifully crafted book. A ‘must have’ treasure! | By Jackie Morris | AGES 1-6

THE SNOW LEOPARD Book Review

THE SNOW LEOPARD

Gaspingly beautiful! A myth of rebirth and transformation set in the secret folds of the Himalayan mountains. A sleeping girl hears the songs and is woven deep into the fabric of this magical adventure. | By Jackie Morris | AGES 4+

THE GRUFFALO, Book Review,

THE GRUFFALO

Crafty mouse tells tall tales of an imaginary Gruffalo to escape the hungry woodland creatures…But mouse is in for a big surprise! A fun, well rhymed tale with repetitions children will want to read again and again.| By Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler | AGES 3-7

The Great Dog Bottom Swap book review

THE GREAT DOG BOTTOM SWAP

The truth laid bare! Why do dogs sniff each other’s bottoms? A summer ball, frivolity and fire are all the right ingredients for a terrible mix up! | By Peter Bently and Mei Matsuoka| AGES 3-6

SIR CHARLIE STINKY SOCKS AND THE REALLY BIG ADVENTURE Book Cover

SIR CHARLIE STINKY SOCKS AND THE REALLY BIG ADVENTURE

A witch with a watch, a deep dark forest and a pint sized knight who is both fearless and thoughtful. Captivating pictures colour this fun adventure which encourages kindness and creative problem solving. | By Kristina Stephenson | AGES 4-8

ROOM ON THE BROOM Axel Scheffler

ROOM ON THE BROOM

This friendly witch invites helpful animals to ride on her broom, but what will happen when it’s full? A masterfully illustrated rhyming story of friendship, earning your place in a group and pulling together to solve problems.| By Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler | AGES 2-6

The Rainbow Fish

THE RAINBOW FISH

The most beautiful fish in the sea learns to share is gorgeous scales and so discovers the joy of giving and friendship. The holographic foil scales of the rainbow fish help children feel the beauty of the treasure that was shared.| By Marcus Pfister | AGES 3-6

Paddington Bear Author : Michael Bond Illustrator: R.W. Alley

PADDINGTON

Polite, perky and Peruvian, this little bear is still munching marmalade and drinking tea the good old-fashioned English way. He’s a well meaning, loveable bear who always finds a sticky situation.| By Michael Bond and R.W. Alley | AGES 3-6

OLIVIA – The Pig Book by Ian Falconer

OLIVIA

Precocious, dramatic and full of life. Olivia is a talented little pig who is always on the go! Everyday situations are full of excitement and challenge as Olivia’s imagination and creativity shows no bounds.| By Ian Falconer | AGES 3-5

MOG’S CHRISTMAS – Cat Book By Judith Kerr

MOG’S CHRISTMAS

Trees that walk and a busy household are not at all what Mog is used to. Christmas eve approaches and Mog is still sitting on the roof. Family fun and love make this an iconic series.| By Judith Kerr | AGES 2-6

MOG THE FORGETFUL CAT by Judith Kerr

MOG THE FORGETFUL CAT

Mog didn’t mean to lick Debbie’s hair while she was asleep, she forgot Debbie was not a kitten. Meet Mog the adorable tabby cat. When a burglar comes to the Thomas’ house, Mog’s forgetful nature saves the day.| By Judith Kerr | AGES 3-6

MEET ME AT THE MOON Gianna Marino

MEET ME AT THE MOON

The moon touches the earth on the horizon. This is where little one must meet mama elephant after a long wait alone. Mama shows her calf how to look for her presence in the world around so that little one will never feel alone. Touching and beautifully illustrated.| By Giana Marino | AGES 2-6

IT’S MINE Book Rod Campbell

IT’S MINE

Walking the jungle path together we discover monkey’s curly tail is for swinging and tiger’s pink tongue is for drinking. A hungry lion pops up but we run away quickly! A lovely book for young readers and tots.| By Rod Campbell | AGES 2-3

IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN | Book by Maurice Sendak

IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN

Bold Mickey braves being mixed into the morning cake. In a dreamscape of dough and identical giant chefs, the little boy flies in his plane to bring back the morning milk.| By Maurice Sendak | AGES 4-7

ELEPHANT JOE, BRAVE KNIGHT Book by David Wojtowycz

ELEPHANT JOE, BRAVE KNIGHT

A dark knight masquerades as a damsel in distress, a kiss for a frog who does not turn into a prince and an elephant and a zebra on a quest for the king. Good manners and good twists make this story a fun read.| By David Wojtowycz | AGES 3-7

Captain Buckleboots on the Naughty Step Tim Mclaughlin Mark Sperring

CAPTAIN BUCKLEBOOTS ON THE NAUGHTY STEP

A very naughty pirate joins a surprised young Sam on the naughty step. Together that talk about what they did and what can be done to set things right. Full of positive role modelling ideas for young minds.| By Mark Sperring and Tom Mclaughlin | AGES 2-5

Callum's Incredible Construction Kit

CALLUM’S INCREDIBLE CONSTRUCTION KIT

Construction and creativity are Callum’s special talents and he sure knows how to make his ideas big! A brilliant book for all children who love to build and make things. An imaginative extravaganza! | By Jonathan Emmett and Ben Mantle | AGES 3+

Bubble Trouble book by Margaret Mahy

BUBBLE TROUBLE

A baby catching bubble is blown by older sister Mabel, who races after baby in attempts to bring it down. A delicious tongue twisting romp of literary brilliance which will delight children and adults alike.| By Margaret Mahy and Polly Dunbar | AGES 3+

The Song Of The Golden book Jackie Morris

THE SONG OF THE GOLDEN HARE

Magical songs to win the heart of the Golden Hare are what grandfather hums to the orphaned leverets. Will the children be able to keep them safe from the watchful eyes of the hunter when the hares begin to run? | By Jackie Morris | AGES 5-9

The Ice Bear book Jackie Morris

THE ICE BEAR

In the frozen wastelands all life is bound together in ways that are both magical and raw. A shape shifting child learns the power of his gift in this powerful story which reflects an old Inuit folk tale.| By Jackie Morris | AGES 6+

Crocodiles Need Kisses Too | children's book

CROCODILES NEED KISSES TOO

Little crocodile can’t understand why the other animal families don’t cuddle him. They say he’s a scary crocodile, but it’s not true, he’s just a baby who needs kisses too.| By Carrie Weston and Russell Julian | AGES 2-5

Dragons Love Tacos book by Adam Rubin Daniel Salmieri

DRAGONS LOVE TACOS

If you are having dragons over for a meal or party, please check your ingredient labels carefully! Why? Because giving them taco’s (which they love) can be disastrous unless the salsa is mild! | By Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri | AGES 3-6

Hugless Douglas david melling

HUGLESS DOUGLAS

A bear without a hug is a very needy bear. It’s all about hugs for Douglas and he must find that hug. A gentle, silly story which ends in the best hug ever…but who will give him that special hug? | By David Melling | AGE 3-7

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