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Sam Taplin

  • 5 stars across 147 books
    8th February 2018

    Are you there Little Bunny?

    Little bunny is hiding! Very young children will love peeping through the holes and touching the textured pages in this ... More

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    19th December 2016

    Baby's Bedtime Music Book

    The soothing classical tunes and beautiful illustrations in this book are a perfect way to lull little children to sleep... More

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    26th October 2012

    Noisy Bottoms

    Foxes do it...rabbits do it...Even Daddy Bear does it! Little children won't be able to resist pressing the buttons to m... More

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    1st August 2016

    Listen and Learn First Chinese Words

    This looks like a book but it's actually a clever sound panel that allows children to hear 128 Chinese words spoken by... More

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    22nd September 2014

    My First Keyboard Book

    Learn to play simple, well-known tunes on the sturdy keyboard attached to the book. Each note is represented with a diff... More

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    1st July 2016

    Garden Sounds

    Little children can listen to a baby bird tweeting, frogs croaking in the pond and owls hooting when they press the page... More

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    30th October 2009

    Noisy Robots

    An exciting picture board book, full of robots of all different shapes and sizes. A sound panel down the side features e... More

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    24th September 2010

    Noisy Touchy Feely Santa

    It's nearly Christmas and Santa is on his way. Children will love the magical sounds, sparkly pages and feeling the fur ... More

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    1st August 2015

    Pop-up Haunted House

    Enter if you dare: each page of this book pops up to create a 3-dimensional scene packed with spooky creatures and ghoul... More

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    1st October 2016

    Jungle Sounds

    Little children can press the buttons on the pages of this book to hear the wonderful sounds of a jungle, a hungry tiger... More

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    21st August 2017

    Are You There Little Elephant?

    In this beautifully illustrated hide-and-seek series, children can "spot" the elephant through a hole on each page... bu... More

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    20th January 2014

    Roman Soldier's Handbook

    Offers an introduction to Roman history. This survival guide for studious centurions is about how to stay alive in the R... More

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    15th April 2012

    Noisy Zoo

    Because kids like to imitate different sounds, they'll enjoy these amazing books! The animal photos seem to jump off the... More

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    1st November 2011

    Teddy Bear Stories

    Five original very short stories by Sam Taplin, all featuring teddy bears. A perfect, snuggly book for curling up with ... More

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    1st October 2014

    Baby's Bedtime Story Box

    Six hardback books in a sturdy box, all written for reading aloud to babies at bedtime. The individual books are: Night-... More

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    27th January 2015

    Noisy Castle

    Shows you what it was like to live in a castle. This noisy introduction to life in the middle ages tells the story of kn... More

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    1st March 2014

    Baby Animals Flap Book

    It's springtime and there are lots of baby animals on the farm. Children will love lifting the flaps to discover the ani... More

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    16th June 2011

    Babys Bedtime Storybook

    This delightful bedtime book contains 17 short animal stories to share with babies and little children. A beautifully il... More

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    1st March 2015

    Goat in a Boat

    A lively story with humorous illustrations, ideal for children who are beginning to read for themselves, or for reading ... More

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    30th August 2010

    Noisy Spooky Book

    A ghoulishly good picture book with an attached sound panel to send shivers down young spines. The spooky illustrated sc... More

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    1st September 2015

    Knight's Handbook

    The ultimate guide for the novice knight, covering everything from sieges to swordplay, feasts to fights and crusades to... More

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    1st February 2013

    Noisy Orchestra

    From gentle woodwind to crashing drums, this book is a perfect introduction to the world of classical music for young ch... More

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    1st February 2011

    First Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Life

    This is a thrilling introduction to prehistoric times. It has fabulous illustrations and clear, simple text. It is an id... More

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    8th February 2018

    Who's Wearing a Hat?

    This adorable book for babies and toddlers is full of fun rhyming questions to answer and charming illustrations. Little... More

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    2nd March 2018

    Farm Sounds

    Little ones will love bringing the farmyard to life with this adorable sound book. Press the pages and hear hens cluckin... More

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    1st January 2008

    Bedtime Rhymes

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    1st July 2013

    ABC Sticker Book

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    1st June 2009

    Pharaoh's Handbook

    An informative guide for young Pharaohs, this handbook gives an insider's view of what it was like to rule the Land of t... More

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    25th September 2009

    Bedtime Stories for Little Children

    A collection of five delightful stories just the right length for reading at bedtime. Stories include 'The Mouse's Weddi... More

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    1st August 2017

    My First Xylophone Book

    Little ones will love learning to play music with My First Xylophone. Including easy-to-use rainbow keys, children can f... More

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    1st August 1997

    Card Tricks

    Step-by-step instructions start with basic h andling skills like shuffling, cutting, fanning and dealing a pack of cards... More

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    28th August 2009

    The Usborne Official Pirate's Handbook

    This is a humorous guide to life on the high seas packed with intriguing historical detail that no self-respecting sea-d... More

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    1st April 2013

    Encyclopedia of World History

    This is an overview of the history of the world from prehistoric times up to the year 2000. It is illustrated with a wea... More

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    1st October 2012

    Five Minute Bedtime Stories

    This brand new collection of original stories by Sam Taplin is perfect for sharing at bedtime. There are eleven stories ... More

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    26th October 2012

    First Dot-to-Dot Pirates

    Young children will love joining the dots and colouring the pictures in this pirate activity book, the latest in the Fir... More

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    25th November 2013

    Noisy Circus

    Roll up, roll up for the best show in town! Join the ringmaster as he introduces acrobats, musicians and clowns in this ... More

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    1st November 2010

    Sleepytime Stories

    A gorgeous board book featuring six short, gentle tales to share at bedtime. The stories include an elephant and lion wh... More

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    22nd September 2014

    Pocket Optical Illusions

    A handy, pocket-sized book full of mind-bending optical illusions. Create dozens of illusions and find out about how the... More

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    31st October 2008

    Night Night Stories

    This board book features six original short stories by Sam Taplin, guaranteed to have babies and young children ready to... More

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    1st January 2012

    Pirates

    This is a fun and exciting colouring book packed with pirates, parrots and desert islands to colour. Follow Captain Cray... More

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    1st October 2014

    Baby Animal Stories

    A collection of six baby animal stories for little children, just the right length for sharing at bedtime. Each gentle s... More

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    1st October 2015

    Listen and Learn First Words in German

    This looks like a book but it's actually a clever sound panel that allows children to hear 128 German words spoken by a ... More

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    13th January 2012

    Easter Bunny Flap Book

    This is a charming Easter book with a counting element for little children, with one big colourful easter egg to find un... More

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    1st October 2015

    50 Optical Illusions

    Fifty mind-bending illusions to surprise your eyes. Taken from the personal collection of Al Seckel, world expert on vis... More

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    1st October 2015

    Listen and Learn First Words in Spanish

    This looks like a book but it's actually a clever sound panel that allows children to hear 128 Spanish words spoken by a... More

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    1st February 2015

    Grammar and Punctuation

    A handy little book that explains all the basic rules of grammar and punctuation. It shows you the difference between su... More

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    1st November 2013

    1000 Things That Go

    This large board book contains one thousand pictures of vehicles, with their names. Children need to add lots of words t... More

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    27th January 2015

    The Usborne Terrific Colouring and Sticker Book

    A bumper activity book that can keep little children occupied for hours colouring the farm scenes, sticking knights on t... More

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    1st October 2013

    First Sticker Book Football

    Young football fanatics will have great fun using the stickers provided to fill the pictures with all the goals and glor... More

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    19th October 2009

    Noisy Football Match

    It's the day of the big cup final - and it's a very noisy match! Little hands won't be able to resist pressing the butto... More

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    31st October 2008

    123 Sticker Book

    An ideal book for very young children to learn about numbers, with over 150 word and number stickers. Children will enjo... More

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    22nd June 2015

    Noisy Funfair

    All of the fun of the fair can be found within the pages of this lively noisy book. Colourful illustrations are accompan... More

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    1st October 2011

    Little Stories for Christmas

    This title offers five brand new Christmas stories for little children by Sam Taplin. It is magically illustrated by Vio... More

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    1st October 2014

    Musical Christmas

    A festive picture book with musical sounds - press the sound buttons to hear a range of classic famous tunes, including ... More

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    1st September 2011

    First Sticker Book: Santa

    A perfect activity book for Christmas; little children will love adding stickers to the magical festive scenes and bring... More

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    1st October 2011

    My First Christmas Activity Book

    This title contains lots of different Christmas-themed activities including colouring, doodling, dot-to-dot and stickers... More

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    1st January 2012

    Boys' Colouring and Sticker Book

    This is a fun colouring and sticker book with scenes perfect for young boys including castles, trucks and diggers, and f... More

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    1st March 2017

    Farm Sticker and Colouring Book

    Two books in one, this bumper activity book contains over 150 farm-themed stickers as well as lots of colouring activiti... More

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    1st November 2015

    First Colouring Book Football

    A very simple colouring book for little children, featuring a range of scenes showing football players, matches and fans... More

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    1st October 2011

    First Sticker Book Castles

    This is a boisterous sticker book full of busy castle scenes, with over 100 stickers to add to the pictures. Scenes incl... More

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    1st April 2016

    Football Sticker and Colouring Book

    Young football enthusiasts will love this sporty activity book full of players, fans and exciting match action, with ove... More

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    30th July 2010

    The Usborne Encyclopedia of World History

    Tracing the history from the Big Bang to the Twenty-First Century, this comprehensive encyclopedia includes all the majo... More

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    1st November 2011

    First Colouring Book Dinosaurs with Stickers

    Little children will love colouring in all the different dinosaurs in this fun book. Scenes include baby dinosaurs, horn... More

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    1st October 2013

    Nativity Flap Book

    A flap book to introduce little children to the story of baby Jesus. It features warm and friendly illustrations. Follow... More

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    1st September 2011

    Big Sticker Book of Animals

    There are dozens of different animals to discover in this fun sticker book. With over 450 stickers, children will love ... More

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    26th November 2010

    First Sticker Book Dinosaurs

    Big, small, spiky, swimming and flying - there are lots of dinosaurs to discover in this exciting sticker book! Childre... More

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    1st February 2009

    Noisy Jungle

    This board book is perfect for sharing with small children, who will love pressing the buttons to make the sounds you he... More

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    21st September 2015

    Listen and Learn First Words in French

    For preschool children learning French as either a first or second language. This looks like a book but it's actu... More

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    25th August 2006

    Poems for Little Children

    This collection is an introduction to poetry for very young children, full of simple and beautiful poems with strong rhy... More

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    27th October 2006

    The Usborne Official Pirate's Handbook

    Packed with intriguing historical detail combined with witty illustrations, this guide to life on the high seas reveals ... More

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    15th November 2011

    Llyfr Stori Nos Da

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    1st October 2012

    Sweet Dreams Storybook

    This title contains six bedtime stories for young children by Sam Taplin. The gentle stories include the tale of Little ... More

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    1st April 2012

    Baby Animal Stories

    This title presents six brand new very short stories for little children by Sam Taplin. It is beautifully illustrated by... More

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    1st October 2012

    Baby's Night-Night Storybook

    There are seventeen very short, gentle stories by Sam Taplin in this new collection, beautifully illustrated by Violeta ... More

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    29th October 2010

    Noisy Knights

    A noisy book of knights, dragons and damsels in distress. Young squires will love pressing the buttons to hear the clash... More

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    8th November 2012

    Optical Illusions Activity Book

    An amazing, interactive book which allows children and adults to discover the world of optical illusions in a new way. B... More

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    1st February 2014

    Farm Sticker and Colouring Book

    An activity book that contains over 200 stickers as well as lots of colouring activities. It deals with life on the farm... More

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    25th September 2009

    First Christmas Sticker Book

    This title includes fifteen festive activities using simple sewing techniques. Christmassy projects include a fabric hol... More

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    1st October 2012

    Big Wipe Clean Activity Book

    Contains lots of different activities for young children, including mazes, dot-to-dots and doodling. This title features... More

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    25th September 2009

    Wind-Up Racing Cars

    All the thrills and spills of the Grand Prix are in this book! With three sturdy tracks embedded in the pages, the two a... More

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    1st September 2014

    Santa Sticker and Colouring Book

    Two books in one, this bumper activity book contains over 150 stickers as well as lots of colouring activities. The fest... More

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    1st April 2012

    Noisy Diggers

    This title is full of big noisy diggers for little children to discover. There are five sounds on the panel, one for eac... More

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    1st May 2016

    Dinosaurs Sticker & Colouring Book

    A bumper activity book providing hours of creative fun, packed full of prehistoric scenes to colour and over 100 stick... More

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    1st September 2012

    Santa Flap Book

    This is a beautifully illustrated introduction to the magic of Christmas. This charming board book follows Santa as he f... More

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    1st July 2013

    Wipe-Clean Get Ready for School ABC and 123

    This title features forty pages of wipe-clean activities to give pre-schoolers practice with numbers and letters. In pre... More

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    1st June 2013

    First Sticker Book Pirates

    A sticker book for young children packed with colourful pirate scenes. It contains over 150 stickers which can be used t... More

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    1st October 2012

    Dinosaurs Sticker & Colouring Book

    There are dozens of fun dinosaur activities in this exciting book, featuring lots of dinosaurs to colour in, as well as ... More

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    9th July 2013

    Pirates Sticker and Colouring Book

    Join a jolly band of pirates as they sail the high seas in search of treasure in this fun activity book. With over 300 s... More

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    19th October 2015

    My First Christmas Keyboard Book

    Learn to play simple, well-known Christmas tunes on the sturdy keyboard sound panel attached to the book. Each note is r... More

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    1st September 2012

    First Dot-to-Dot Dinosaurs

    Suitable for young children, this activity book features lots of different dinosaurs. It lets you join the dots and add ... More

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    1st June 2016

    101 Optical Illusions

    You'll be amazed at the mind-boggling optical illusions in this book. From colourful spinning circles and baffling beach... More

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    25th July 2016

    First Book About The Orchestra

    Young children can discover the magic of the orchestra with this sound book. Each page has an embedded button to press t... More

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    5th September 2011

    Santa Swnllyd

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    23rd February 2015

    Tricky Words to Spell

    Everyone has certain words they get stuck on, but this handy book is packed with hints and tips on how to get them right... More

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    27th April 2015

    Listen and Learn First English Words

    A word book that lets you listen to 120 English words, spoken by a native speaker. Simply take one of the 4 cards (each ... More

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    1st October 2016

    Card Tricks and Games

    Children can learn amazing card tricks and 20 games such as Sevens and Knockout Whist with this brilliant kit. There are... More

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    24th October 2016

    Big Keyboard Book

    Learn to play simple, well-known tunes on the sturdy keyboard attached to this book. Each note is represented with a d... More

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    19th September 2016

    Mix and Match Princess Fashion

    Use the split pages to design your own mix-and-match princess fashions, with thousands of combinations in total.... More

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    1st October 2016

    Christmas Songbook

    A fabulous clothbound hardback book with simple arrangements of traditional Christmas music for voice and piano. There a... More

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    19th December 2016

    First Sticker Book Optical Illusions

    Discover the mystery of optical illusions with this mind-bending sticker book. Add the stickers to the pages and watch a... More

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    1st March 2017

    Jungle Magic Painting Book

    Brush water over the black and white illustrations and watch the jungle magically burst into life! There are 16 scenes t... More

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    24th April 2017

    Split Page Books - Pirates

    Ahoy me hearties! Flip the pages and create 20,736 different swashbuckling pirates in this fun mix and match book. Each ... More

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    1st June 2017

    First Colouring Book Pirates

    A swashbuckling colouring book packed with pirates, parrots and treasure. With exciting scenes of Captain Crayfish and... More

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    30th August 2017

    My First Drumming Book

    A soundchip book with a difference! By pressing the big buttons in this unique and charming book, children can drum alon... More

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    1st October 2017

    Santa Sticker and Colouring Book

    A delightful sticker and colouring book for little children, featuring a range of scenes showing Santa's preparations fo... More

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    7th March 2019

    Poppy And Sam's Bedtime

    This delightful book has touchy-feely patches to stroke and flaps to lift, as we follow Poppy and Sam around Apple Tree ... More

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    1st November 2017

    Night Sounds

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    31st October 2008

    This is My Dinosaur

    This is a brand new title with touchy-feely patches and a roaring sound chip. It encourages children to talk about diffe... More

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    1st October 2009

    The Usborne Book of Poetry - Lux Edition

    This is a luxurious new treasury of poetry for older children, featuring a selection of work from classic and modern poe... More

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    30th October 2009

    Snuggletime Rhymes Night Night Baby Sound Book

    Four delightful bedtime rhymes plus "Twinkle, twinkle, little star" and a button to press to play the well-known tune.... More

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    5th April 2018

    Who's Fallen Asleep?

    This book is full of fun questions for little children to answer. From "Who's wearing blue socks?" to "Who's closing one... More

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    31st May 2018

    Who's up in the Air?

    Who's driving the train? Who's wet in the rain? This adorable book is full of rhyming questions for little children to a... More

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    31st May 2018

    First Colouring Book Football

    Young football fans will enjoy bringing the game to life in this colouring book full of players, kit, team badges and ex... More

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    1st November 2018

    Famous Classical Tunes Keyboard Book

    Learn to play ten of the best-known tunes in classical music on the keyboard built into this beautifully illustrated boo... More

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    5th November 2018

    Where's the Butterfly?

    A delightful question-and-answer board book for very young children. On each double-page spread there are two questions ... More

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    3rd October 2018

    Are You There Little Reindeer?

    Little reindeer is hiding! Very young children will love peeping through the holes and touching the textured pages in th... More

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    3rd October 2018

    Poetry for Children

    A luxurious new treasury of poetry for older children, featuring a selection of work from classic and modern poets inclu... More

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    4th October 2018

    Drum Kit Book

    Learn how to play a drum kit by pressing the buttons in this exciting book. There are six different tunes to drum along ... More

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    4th October 2018

    Woodland Sounds

    Little children will love hearing the woods come to life as they press the pages of this enchanting book, and hear cucko... More

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    4th October 2018

    Where's the Little Mouse?

    Where's the birthday cake? Where's the hungry dog? This adorable book is full of rhyming questions for little children t... More

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    1st November 2018

    The Twinkly Twinkly Christmas Tree

    Children - and adults - will love the twinkly lights that light up as you turn the pages and follow the story in this bo... More

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    7th February 2019

    Are you there little unicorn?

    Little unicorn is hiding! Children will love searching for the elusive little unicorn as they peep through the holes in ... More

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    7th March 2019

    Poppy and Sam's Animals Sticker Book

    Children will love filling Apple Tree Farm with animal stickers, as they follow Poppy and Sam through scenes including "... More

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    7th March 2019

    Poppy and Sam's Easter Egg Hunt

    Little children will love peeping through the holes in the pages as they help Poppy and Sam search for Easter eggs in th... More

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    7th March 2019

    Poppy and Sam's Fingerprint Activities

    Fill Apple Tree Farm with beautiful colours using the inkpad attached to this book. Join Poppy and Sam and all your favo... More

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    7th March 2019

    Poppy and Sam's Animal Sounds

    Press the buttons in this charming sound book to hear the animals on Apple Tree Farm come to life. Join Poppy and Sam as... More

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    7th March 2019

    Poppy and Sam's Magic Painting Book

    Use the special brush that comes with this book to fill the scenes of Apple Tree Farm with amazing, vibrant colours. Pop... More

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    7th March 2019

    Where's the Busy Bee?

    A delightful question-and-answer board book for very young children. On each double-page spread there are two questions ... More

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    4th April 2019

    Quiet Time Music Book

    This soothing music book has five classical tunes to hear by pressing the buttons on the pages. Little children can curl... More

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    4th April 2019

    Are You There Little Tiger?

    This playful book takes little children on a hide-and-seek adventure in search of the elusive little tiger. Die-cut hole... More

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    2nd May 2019

    Poppy and Sam's First Word Book

    Every child will love to learn their first words in the company of Poppy and Sam and the animals who live at Apple Tree ... More

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    13th June 2019

    Zoo Sounds

    Little children will love pressing the pages and hearing the zoo come to life with the ten realistic sounds in this char... More

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    13th June 2019

    Poppy and Sam's Wipe-Clean Summer Activity Book

    Join Poppy and Sam for a range of fun mazes, dot-to-dots, copying and other wipeclean activities, all themed around summ... More

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