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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

Adams, Pam
Forty years after publication this much-loved classic is as popular as ever. Ingenious die-cut holes bring this well-known nursery rhyme to life, and Pam Adams' illustrations lend humour and vibrancy to the proceedings.

Come All You Little Persons

Agard, John
Features little persons from all over the world who join together to celebrate the dance of life and love. This book is suitable for both little persons and big persons.

Starting School

Ahlberg, Allan
From first day nerves to finding your peg, this reassuring read is full of humour and fun for children and parents alike. It offers advice and enjoyment for the whole family before school starts.


Ahlberg, Allan
Suitable for babies and parents, this title features a series of holes peeping through to the next page that leads the child on to the next stage in the day, giving a hint of what is to come.


Ahlberg, Allan
Suitable for children just starting to learn to read, this title features funny skeletons that are definitely not the scary sort.

The Jolly Christmas Postman

Ahlberg, Allan
It's Christmas Eve and the Jolly Postman is delivering greetings to various fairy-tale characters - there's a card for Baby Bear, a game appropriately called 'Beware' for Red Riding Hood from Mr Wolf, a get-well jigsaw for hospitalised Humpty Dumpty and three more surprise envelopes containing letters, cards, etc.

Duck in the Truck

Alborough, Jez
Watch out! Here comes Duck in a brand new edition of the first book in the million copy bestselling series!

Where's My Teddy?

Alborough, Jez
Celebratory 25th anniversary edition of the much-loved family favourite.

Picasso's Trousers

Allan, Nicholas
Whenever Picasso does something different, people say, "No! Picasso!" But Picasso doesn't listen. Instead, he says . . . He paints all-blue pictures, all-pink pictures, plus pictures from the front and side all at the same time! He makes art out of bike bits and he can draw pictures in less than 60 seconds! But he still wants to be different . . .

Chicken Licken

Alperin, Mara
When an acorn drops on Chicken Licken's head, he thinks the sky is falling and dashes off to tell the King. But instead he finds Foxy Loxy... Is Chicken Licken about to become Chicken Lunch?

The Ugly Duckling

Alperin, Mara
When Mother Duck's eggs hatch, one little duckling is wibbly and wobbly... and very ugly! The other animals laugh at him - how will the ugly duckling ever find a friend?

The Elves and the Shoemaker

Alperin, Mara
The shoemaker and his wife just love dancing the night away! But when they run out of money, it seems their dancing days are over. Then one morning, they find the most magnificent pair of shoes. But who has made them . . . and why?