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Recommendations age 7-8

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4-7 years

My First Encyclopedia of How?

Sophie Lamoureux

My First Encyclopedia of How?

How do plants grow? How do animals sleep? How does the water get to your tap? How are babies made? How does an aeroplane fly? Clear and concise answers to 150 questions children ask about the natural world, the human ...

£10.49 £14.99

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5-7 years

Freddie Mole, Lion Tamer

Alexander McCall Smith, Kate Hindley

Freddie Mole, Lion Tamer

Roll up, roll up for a sensational circus story from the bestselling author of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Alexander McCall Smith, with fun, energetic illustrations by Kate Hindley throughout. Join Freddie Mole as he tumbles through the ...

£4.19 £5.99

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5-7 years

Little Lemur Laughing

Joshua Seigal

Little Lemur Laughing

A dragon's sneeze, a dinosaur, a wizard's spell, a monster's claw. All these things and many more - that's what's in a poem. An exciting collection of poems from talented young poet Joshua Seigal, perfect for ...

£4.19 £5.99

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7-11 years

Greek Myths: Volume 1

Jacqueline Morley

Greek Myths: Volume 1

The first volume of this spellbinding anthology features some of the most gripping tales from Greek mythology, retold in a manner that will engage very young readers and instil in them a love for storytelling. Four different illustrators bring their ...

£6.99 £9.99

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4-9 years

The Great Español Word Search

The Great Español Word Search

Give your child the gift of another language with this beautifully illustrated language learning book. Little linguists will be introduced to over 50 foreign words throughout the story thanks to our innovative Clockwork Methodology®, as well as perfecting their accents ...

£14.99

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4-8 years

The Bee

Ute Fuhr, Raoul Sautai

The Bee

Watch a bee feeding from a flower. Peep inside a hive. Find out how bees swarm.

£6.29 £8.99

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5-7 years

The Great Farty Slob Beast

Charlie Farley

The Great Farty Slob Beast

‘Bored children get monsters to play with, not Dad.’ So begins this riotous, rhyming adventure as The Great Farty Slob Beast threatens to gobble up Molly and her two little sisters. Will Molly’s plan to distract the Slob Beast ...

£4.89 £6.99

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8-12 years

Little Bits of Sky

S. E. Durrant, Katie Harnett

Little Bits of Sky

It's 1987 and Ira and Zac are being uprooted once again, this time to Skilly House, a home for social care children. Their lives over the next few years are beautifully realised amongst the antipathy of the authorities, the ...

£5.59 £7.99

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