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Book 3
Book 3

The Little Book of Outdoor Play: Little Books with Big Ideas

This book focuses on the environment for outdoor play, giving you hundreds of ideas for making your outdoor area into an... MoreThe Little Book of Outdoor Play: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 4
Book 4

The Little Book of Phonics: Little Books with Big Ideas (4)

Children learn best by doing, making, singing and exploring. This Little Book is jam packed with activites of all kinds ... MoreThe Little Book of Phonics: Little Books with Big Ideas (4)

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Book 4
Book 4

Start Reading: Just Like You: Small

Just Like You: Small is about a boy with dwarfism. His family are all tall but one day he is far taller! All th... MoreStart Reading: Just Like You: Small

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Book 5
Book 5

The Snow

A toddler has a fun-packed day playing in the snow. He sledges down hills and makes snowballs and a snowman. After a whi... MoreThe Snow

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Book 6
Book 6

The Little Book of Dinosaurs

The Little Book of Dinosaurs outlines what made a dinosaur a dinosaur and introduces some of the coolest dinosaurs ever ... MoreThe Little Book of Dinosaurs

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Book 8
Book 8

The Little Book of Small World Play: Little Books with Big Ideas (45)

Small world play activities provide opportunities for learning both indoors and outdoors. Play activities help children ... MoreThe Little Book of Small World Play: Little Books with Big Ideas (45)

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Book 9
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Book 10
Book 10

The Little Book of Writing: Little Books with Big Ideas (10)

Help early learners develop their writing skills through these fun and stimulating activites. Remember writing is not ju... MoreThe Little Book of Writing: Little Books with Big Ideas (10)

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Book 11
Book 11

The Little Book of Maths Activities: Little Books with Big Ideas

Linked to the stepping stones and the mathematical concepts, these simple activities will enable you to plan and provide... MoreThe Little Book of Maths Activities: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 12
Book 12

The Little Book of Maths Songs and Games: Little Books with Big Ideas

Nothing unusual, nothing to fin or buy, just use what you have to explore maths through these simple activities and some... MoreThe Little Book of Maths Songs and Games: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 13
Book 13

Aries

It's in the stars and in the numbers: This series sells well year-round and in all markets.... MoreAries

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Book 14
Book 14

The Little Book of Sand and Water: Little Books with Big Ideas

Make these familiar activities more exciting by using the ideas in this book. The two sections unusual ideas for resourc... MoreThe Little Book of Sand and Water: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 15
Book 15

The Little Book of Nursery Rhymes: Little Books with Big Ideas

A collection of familiar and traditional rhymes and songs - everyone needs this book to help children with rhythm, rhyme... MoreThe Little Book of Nursery Rhymes: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 16
Book 16

The Little Book of Music: Little Books with Big Ideas

Simple activities to extend children's musical skills and concepts through simple sessions and using familiar instrument... MoreThe Little Book of Music: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 18
Book 18

The Little Book of Bricks and Boxes: Little Books with Big Ideas (18)

Building and construction in the Foundation stage is a popular activity with many children - use this book to expand the... MoreThe Little Book of Bricks and Boxes: Little Books with Big Ideas (18)

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Book 19
Book 19

The Little Book of Storytelling: Little Books with Big Ideas

Let Mary Medlicott help you with a key skill - telling stories without a book. Ideas and activities are carefully explor... MoreThe Little Book of Storytelling: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 20
Book 20

The Little Book of Investigations: Little Books with Big Ideas

This book starts you off on the serious job of investigating materials, processes, objects and events. Investigation is ... MoreThe Little Book of Investigations: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 21
Book 21

The Little Book of Listening: Little Books with Big Ideas (21)

A book crammed full of ideas for helping with listening skills - something every child needs! Activities range from thos... MoreThe Little Book of Listening: Little Books with Big Ideas (21)

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Book 22
Book 22

The Little Book of Growing Things: Little Books with Big Ideas (22)

You can grow something in every setting! This book helps you to offer the magic of plants and flowers even in the most d... MoreThe Little Book of Growing Things: Little Books with Big Ideas (22)

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Book 23
Book 23

The Little Book of Puppet Making: Little Books with Big Ideas

Make your own puppets and simple puppet theatres with the children. Ideas include very simple ones for very young childr... MoreThe Little Book of Puppet Making: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 24
Book 24

Gemini

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Book 25
Book 25

The Little Book of Fine Motor Skills: Little Books with Big Ideas (61)

Developing fine motor skills is a key feature in learning to read and write. Many children need additional help to devel... MoreThe Little Book of Fine Motor Skills: Little Books with Big Ideas (61)

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Book 26
Book 26

The Little Book of Role Play: Little Books with Big Ideas (2)

Hundreds of ideas for role play, grouped so you and the children can incorporate linked themes into your setting and de... MoreThe Little Book of Role Play: Little Books with Big Ideas (2)

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Book 27
Book 27

The Little Book of Persona Dolls: Little Books with Big Ideas

Use dolls already in your setting or those specially made for the purpose, to explore feelings, situations, problems or ... MoreThe Little Book of Persona Dolls: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 28
Book 28

The Little Book of Circle Time: Little Books with Big Ideas (28)

If you are just starting to plan circle time activities or just want some ideas for the youngest children, this book is ... MoreThe Little Book of Circle Time: Little Books with Big Ideas (28)

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Book 29
Book 29

The Little Book of Language Fun: Little Books with Big Ideas (29)

An invaluable book for using with small groups and individuals. All the activities are linked to Stepping Stones and ear... MoreThe Little Book of Language Fun: Little Books with Big Ideas (29)

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Book 30
Book 30

The Little Book of Playground Games: Little Books with Big Ideas (30)

This Little Book is packed with games for wet days, hall times, and just being together! It contains a collection of bot... MoreThe Little Book of Playground Games: Little Books with Big Ideas (30)

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Book 31
Book 31

The Little Book of Time and Place: Little Books with Big Ideas (31)

The Little Book of Time and Place focuses on two aspects of the Foundation Stage curriculum area of Knowledge and Unders... MoreThe Little Book of Time and Place: Little Books with Big Ideas (31)

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Book 32
Book 32

The Little Book of Celebrations: Little Books with Big Ideas

Arranged by season, this book enables you to celebrate a wide variety of festivals from cultures and religions of the wo... MoreThe Little Book of Celebrations: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 33
Book 33

The Little Book of Dance: Little Books with Big Ideas

Use this book to plan and explore this aspect of children's creative development. The book helps you to plan and extend ... MoreThe Little Book of Dance: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 34
Book 34

The Little Book of Dough: Little Books with Big Ideas

This book it is divided into four sections covering a range of different dough types and a selection of projects. Each p... MoreThe Little Book of Dough: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 35
Book 35

The Little Book of Junk Music: Little Books with Big Ideas (26)

Make music with everyday objects and use your own instruments to accompany recorded music or familiar songs. The book i... MoreThe Little Book of Junk Music: Little Books with Big Ideas (26)

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Book 36
Book 36

The Little Book of Washing Lines: Creating Lines of Learning

This Little Book aims to demonstrate exciting ways to use washing lines to support learning in every area of the curricu... MoreThe Little Book of Washing Lines: Creating Lines of Learning

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Book 37
Book 37

The Little Book of Living Things: Little Books with Big Ideas (37)

The Little Book of Living Things provides you with a range of ideas and activities to develop children's awareness of th... MoreThe Little Book of Living Things: Little Books with Big Ideas (37)

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Book 38
Book 38

The Little Book of Cooking Together: Simple Recipes for Young Children

This Little Book of Cooking Together gives you a range of simple recipes which encourage children to work independently ... MoreThe Little Book of Cooking Together: Simple Recipes for Young Children

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Book 40
Book 40

The Little Book of Maths from Stories: Little Books with Big Ideas

The aim of this Little Book is to provide practitioners with ideas for developing mathematics using high quality picture... MoreThe Little Book of Maths from Stories: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 43
Book 43

The Little Book of Puppets in Stories (43): Little Books with Big Ideas

Ideas for making and using puppets you have made yourself with the children or using bought puppets. Ideas and activitie... MoreThe Little Book of Puppets in Stories (43): Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 44
Book 44

The Little Book of the Seasons: Little Books with Big Ideas

The Little Book of Seasons has been written to support a topic-based approach to teaching and learning. It will help you... MoreThe Little Book of the Seasons: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 45
Book 45

The Little Book of Small World Play: Little Books with Big Ideas

Small world play activities provide opportunities for learning both indoors and outdoors. Play activities help children ... MoreThe Little Book of Small World Play: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 48
Book 48

The Little Book of Sound Ideas: Little Books with Big Ideas

The activities and songs in this book aim to explore the world of sound and it's effect on children's learning. They wil... MoreThe Little Book of Sound Ideas: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 49
Book 49

The Little Book of Clothes and Fabrics: Little Books with Big Ideas

Exploring clothes and fabrics of all sorts. Themed activities for children in nursery and reception classes, with extens... MoreThe Little Book of Clothes and Fabrics: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 50
Book 50

The Little Book of Parachute Play: Little Books with Big Ideas (24)

A parachute can be a wonderful resource, with a little planning and preperation, to support everyone's learning from the... MoreThe Little Book of Parachute Play: Little Books with Big Ideas (24)

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Book 51
Book 51

The Little Book of Resistant Materials: Little Books with Big Ideas (51)

Covering work with glass, metal, wood, plastics, fabrics, paper and card, this book has ideas of the many ways children ... MoreThe Little Book of Resistant Materials: Little Books with Big Ideas (51)

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Book 53
Book 53

The Little Book of Light and Shadow: Little Books with Big Ideas (25)

Encourage your Early Learners to becom investigators by exploring the concept of light and shadow. These simple and effe... MoreThe Little Book of Light and Shadow: Little Books with Big Ideas (25)

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Book 54
Book 54

Little Book of Nursery Rhymes

Every child's favourite nursery rhymes wrapped up in the perfect bedtime format, with a luxurious padded cover. An excel... MoreLittle Book of Nursery Rhymes

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Book 55
Book 55

The Little Book of Mark Making: Little Books With Big Ideas (55)

The journey towards writing begins with children making purposeful marks. Children love expressing themselves in this wa... MoreThe Little Book of Mark Making: Little Books With Big Ideas (55)

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Book 56
Book 56

The Little Book of Counting: Little Books with Big Ideas

A new Little Book expands this popular series by providing further ideas in problem solving, reasoning and numeracy. The... MoreThe Little Book of Counting: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 57
Book 57

The Little Book of Games with Sounds: Little Books With Big Ideas (57)

A good understanding of phonics is essential for reading but work that is too formal, presented too soon, is not helpful... MoreThe Little Book of Games with Sounds: Little Books With Big Ideas (57)

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Book 58
Book 58

Little Book of Scissor Skills: Little Books with Book Ideas

Children love scissors. Cutting up paper and anything else they can get hold of! is irresistibly attractive. For the you... MoreLittle Book of Scissor Skills: Little Books with Book Ideas

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Book 60
Book 60

The Little Book of Scissor Skills: Little Books with Book Ideas (58)

This fully revised Little Book contains a variety of easy, fun activities which suit different ages, stages of developme... MoreThe Little Book of Scissor Skills: Little Books with Book Ideas (58)

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Book 61
Book 61

Thoughts for a Sunny Day

Uplifting words to stay on the bright side.... MoreThoughts for a Sunny Day

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Book 62
Book 62

The Little Book of Time and Money: Little Books with Big Ideas

These two aspects of problem solving, reasoning and numeracy are sometimes neglected in favour of counting and number re... MoreThe Little Book of Time and Money: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 63
Book 63

The Little Book of Story Bags

Reading stories is an invaluable experience for young children, helping them to develop a wide range of important skills... MoreThe Little Book of Story Bags

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Book 64
Book 64

Little Book of Multi-sensory stories

The Little Book of Multi-Sensory Stories brings to life popular stories through a wide range of multi-sensory activities... MoreLittle Book of Multi-sensory stories

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Book 65
Book 65

The Little Book of Sewing and Weaving: Little Books With Big Ideas (65)

This Little Book gives you lots of new ideas around the use of fabrics, sewing and weaving. As well as producing some wo... MoreThe Little Book of Sewing and Weaving: Little Books With Big Ideas (65)

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Book 66
Book 66

The Little Book of Bags, Boxes & Trays: Little Books with Big Ideas (35)

Children love containers, and this book uses many different sorts to extend children's natural interests in collecting, ... MoreThe Little Book of Bags, Boxes & Trays: Little Books with Big Ideas (35)

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Book 67
Book 67

The Little Book of Making Books and Cards: Little Books with Big Ideas!

Little books are packed with advice and ideas for everyone working with children in the Early Years Foundation stage. Ma... MoreThe Little Book of Making Books and Cards: Little Books with Big Ideas!

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Book 68
Book 68

The Little Book of Science Through Art: Little Books with Big Ideas (1)

Linking scientific exploration and creativity, this book offers you ideas for simple activities and links them to the c... MoreThe Little Book of Science Through Art: Little Books with Big Ideas (1)

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Book 69
Book 69

The Little Book of Dens

Children love to make dens. Adults encourage children to make dens because it supports imagination and many aspects of ... MoreThe Little Book of Dens

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Book 70
Book 70

The Little Book of Healthy Eating

Tackling childhood obesity is a major priority for local authorities and health organisations, with recent reports ident... MoreThe Little Book of Healthy Eating

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Book 71
Book 71

The Little Book of My Neighbourhood

This book provides suggestions for activities and visits in your local neighbourhood, together with plans and advice on... MoreThe Little Book of My Neighbourhood

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Book 72
Book 72

The Little Book of Explorations: Little Books with Big Ideas (72)

Following the success of the Little Book of Investigations, this book goes one step further in size, scale and scope. It... MoreThe Little Book of Explorations: Little Books with Big Ideas (72)

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Book 73
Book 73

The Little Book of Storybuilding

Storybuilding is a cooperative story making technique - with a group of children the practitioner builds an original sto... MoreThe Little Book of Storybuilding

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Book 74
Book 74

The Little Book of Mini Beast Hotels: Little Books with Big Ideas

Children have always have been fascinated by minibeasts. They are intrigued by their behaviour and how they live. Insect... MoreThe Little Book of Mini Beast Hotels: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 74
Book 74

The Little Book of Kitchen Stuff: Little Books with Big Ideas

This Little Book is packed with a wealth of ideas for using everyday kitchen items to promote young children's communica... MoreThe Little Book of Kitchen Stuff: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 75
Book 75

Jackie

AMP's personality titles take a snapshot look at the lives of today's most popular entertainers, sports figures, and eve... MoreJackie

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Book 76
Book 76

The Little Book of Maps and Plans: Little Books with Big Ideas

An interesting theme that can be nicely adapted to the early years environment by including maps and plans in play and s... MoreThe Little Book of Maps and Plans: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 77
Book 77

The Little Book of Drama from Stories: Little Books with Big Ideas (77)

A book of stimulating drama activities inspired by popular stories. It contains 30 stories with a good balance of tradit... MoreThe Little Book of Drama from Stories: Little Books with Big Ideas (77)

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Book 78
Book 78

The Little Book of Gross Motor Skills: Little Books with Big Ideas (78)

Gross and fine motor skills are a prerequisite for writing and without developing these skills effectively, learning how... MoreThe Little Book of Gross Motor Skills: Little Books with Big Ideas (78)

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Book 79
Book 79

The Little Book of Building Vocabulary

Following the recommendations of the recent Ofsted report 'Are you Ready?' and reflecting the findings of the Rose Revie... MoreThe Little Book of Building Vocabulary

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Book 80
Book 80

The Little Book of Woodwork: Little Books with Big Ideas (80)

This book provides ideas and inspiration for basic woodwork skills for children aged 3-6. Organized into 3 levels of co... MoreThe Little Book of Woodwork: Little Books with Big Ideas (80)

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Book 81
Book 81

The Little Book of Rhythm and Raps

This brand new Little Book focuses on introducing beat and rhythm through a fun mix of games and activities for teachers... MoreThe Little Book of Rhythm and Raps

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Book 82
Book 82

The Little Book of Traditional Tales: Little Books with Big Ideas

The oral tradition of fairy tales means that they are a fantastic genre for storytelling without a text. This Little Boo... MoreThe Little Book of Traditional Tales: Little Books with Big Ideas

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Book 84
Book 84

The Little Book of Investigations

This book starts you off on the serious job of investigating materials, processes, objects and events. Investigation is ... MoreThe Little Book of Investigations

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Book 85
Book 85

The Little Book of Maths Outdoors: Little Books with Big Ideas (75)

This is a unique book that supports the current thinking behind outdoor learning. It features over 40 ideas for outdoor ... MoreThe Little Book of Maths Outdoors: Little Books with Big Ideas (75)

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Book 86
Book 86

The Little Book of Shape and Space

This Little Book builds on children's natural enthusiasm and curiosity about shape and space. The hands-on, easy-to-fo... MoreThe Little Book of Shape and Space

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Book 87
Book 87

The Little Book of Numbers

Maths in general is an area many early years practitioners lack confidence in – many having struggled at school themselv... MoreThe Little Book of Numbers

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Book 88
Book 88

The Little Book of Music and Movement

Listening to music and moving in response to the sounds we hear is the most natural reaction in the world. The Little Bo... MoreThe Little Book of Music and Movement

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Book 90
Book 90

The Little Book of Print-making

The Little Book of Print Making is perfect for practitioners working on a tight budget. Full of inventive, inclusive ide... MoreThe Little Book of Print-making

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Book 91
Book 91

The Little Book of Measures

This brand new Little Book focuses on using everyday objects that appeal to young children in the EYFS, with a clear emp... MoreThe Little Book of Measures

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Book 92
Book 92

Little Topic Book of Water

Part of an exciting new series covering the most popular topics in Early Years Education. All settings enjoy teaching an... MoreLittle Topic Book of Water

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Book 93
Book 93

Little Topic Book of Where We Live

Part of an exciting new series covering the most popular topics in Early Years Education. All settings enjoy teaching an... MoreLittle Topic Book of Where We Live

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Book 94
Book 94

The Little Book of Drama and Performance

Beginning drama with very young children can be a daunting prospect, but the benefits for children performing to an audi... MoreThe Little Book of Drama and Performance

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Book 95
Book 95

The Little Book of Maths Problem-Solving

This Little Book offers easy-to-follow activities and opportunities for maths problem-solving, both indoors and out. Th... MoreThe Little Book of Maths Problem-Solving

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Book 96
Book 96

Little Book of Dance Music

Presents 12 tracks of varying tempos and moods that provide a useful resource for dance and movement. The music is speci... MoreLittle Book of Dance Music

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Book 97
Book 97

The Little Book of Talk

Identified as one of the three prime areas of learning in the EYFS 2014, communication and language is high on the agend... MoreThe Little Book of Talk

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Book 98
Book 98

The Little Book of Space

Feed a child's imagination with fun facts and vivid illustrations about two favorite topics!... MoreThe Little Book of Space

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Book 100
Book 100

Little Book of Horses and Ponies

A fascinating little book about horses and ponies packed with interesting facts and charming illustrations. Includes inf... MoreLittle Book of Horses and Ponies

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Book 101
Book 101

Little Topic Book of Colours

Part of an exciting new series covering the most popular topics in Early Years Education. All settings enjoy teaching an... MoreLittle Topic Book of Colours

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Book 102
Book 102

Little Topic Book of Ourselves

Part of an exciting new series covering the most popular topics in Early Years Education. 'Ourselves' is an important to... MoreLittle Topic Book of Ourselves

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Book 103
Book 103

The Joy of Reading

When writers write well, they can transform their readers: this book demonstrates the changes people can experience when... MoreThe Joy of Reading

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Book 104
Book 104

A Look at the Stars

In A Look At The Stars meet the actors who t ook you where no one had gone before. It offers a fascinatin g glimpse of y... MoreA Look at the Stars

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