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 Read reviewThe House of Madame M

The House of Madame M

Clotilde Perrin, Daniel Hahn

A large-format lift-the-flaps visit to the haunted house of Madame M-enjoy the thrill of uncovering what lurks in the wardrobe, behind the door, tucked under the furniture...

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Forever

Forever

Beatrice Alemagna

A poignant look at the way things come and go, beautifully illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna, winner of the Society of Illustrator's Gold Medal for Original Art.

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 Read reviewWhy Do I Feel Like This?

Why Do I Feel Like This?

Shinsuke Yoshitake

A witty, perceptive picture book that will help children develop emotional resilience.

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Everybody Poos

Everybody Poos

Taro Gomi

A no-nonsense approach to poo to encourage children not to be ashamed about potty training.

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Before After

Before After

Anne-Margot Ramstein, Matthias Aregui

A beautiful, smart and graphic picture book that explores the theme of before and after.

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Who Will Comfort Toffle?

Who Will Comfort Toffle?

Tove Jansson, Sophie Hannah

Toffle is driven from his home by frightening noises of the forest. Too shy, at first, to approach the many colourful Moomin characters he passes along the way, he gains confidence by discovering a scared and lonely Miffle who...

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 Read reviewInside the Villains

Inside the Villains

Clotilde Perrin

An extraordinary pop-up book that reveals the secrets of the most famous fairytale villians: giants, wolves and witches

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Madeline

Madeline

Ludwig Bemelmans

'In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines...' The small but feisty heroine, Madeline, and her charming Parisian world have been loved by children and adults alike for...

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 Read reviewCan I Build Another Me?

Can I Build Another Me?

Shinsuke Yoshitake

Follows a child's hilarious, wildly inventive train of thought as he decides to make a clone of himself - and starts to ponder what makes him.

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 Special priceThe Story of Babar

The Story of Babar

Jean de Brunhoff

First published in 1934, the story of Babar the elephant, who is happy playing in the Great Forest until he has to run away from a cruel hunter, finds a big town, and is befriended by an elderly lady. With full colour...

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On A Magical Do-Nothing Day

On A Magical Do-Nothing Day

Beatrice Alemagna

A poignant look at the way things come and go, beautifully illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna, winner of the Society of Illustrator's Gold Medal for Original Art. 

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The Marvellous Fluffy Squishy Itty Bitty

The Marvellous Fluffy Squishy Itty Bitty

Beatrice Alemagna

From one of the most renowned and exciting illustrators working today, a picture book with a distinctive style mixing collage, paint and drawing

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The Forest

The Forest

Riccardo Bozzi, Violeta Lopiz, Valerio Vidali

A book about the journey of life, from our wide-eyes of childhood through the tangles and brambles, into our end.

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Mum at School

Mum at School

Eric Veille

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Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

Megumi Iwasa, Jun Takabatake

Giraffe is bored, as usual. He'd love a friend to share things with. So he writes a letter and sends it as far as possible across the other side of the horizon. There he finds a pen pal-Penguin.

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 Read reviewSeasons

Seasons

Blexbolex, Linda Burgess

A stunning book exploring the cycle of seasons, the passage of time, the way people live, play, forget, remember ... Through objects, places and actions, the world is revealed as both permanent and ever-changing.

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Duck, Death and the Tulip

Duck, Death and the Tulip

Wolf Erlbruch, Wolf Erlbruch (Author), Catherine Chidgey, Penelope Todd

In a strangely heart-warming and beautifully illustrated story, a duck strikes up an unlikely friendship with Death.

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Encyclopedia of Grannies

Encyclopedia of Grannies

Eric Veille

An offbeat book full of word play and humour, answering all your questions about grandmas-especially the ones you never thought to ask.

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It Might Be An Apple

It Might Be An Apple

Shinsuke Yoshitake

A boisterous, philosophical shaggy dog story for young children that follows a child's hilarious, wildly inventive train of thought through all the things an apple might be if it is not, in fact, an apple. It encourages a...

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What Happens Next?

What Happens Next?

Shinsuke Yoshitake

A sensitive and gently humorous look at a little boy's imaginings of where his Grandpa goes after he dies.

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The Big Little Thing

The Big Little Thing

Beatrice Alemagna

A beautiful new book exploring the wonderful way that happiness enters our lives and changes the way we look at the world!

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 Special priceThe Lost Dads Home

The Lost Dads Home

Eric Veille, Pauline Martin

When a young boy accidentally loses track of his dad, he sets out to find him at the Lost Dads Home. It is a fascinating place filled with all kinds of lost dads, most of them in fairly good condition.

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Harold Snipperpot's Best Disaster Ever

Harold Snipperpot’s Best Disaster Ever

Beatrice Alemagna

A fun, heart-warming story about a lonely boy named Harold Snipperpot, and what happens when his parents decide to throw him a birthday party.

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