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    Everyone’s favourite 5-year-old twins, Topsy and Tim, feature in these popular stories that can help your pre-schooler through their first experiences and milestones. Finding adventure and fun in every day life, these gentle picture books encourage little ones to enjoy exploring the world around them. With over 130 titles in the series, Topsy and Tim encounter many key events such as visiting the dentist, learning to swim and starting school. 
     
    Written by husband and wife team, authors Jean and Gareth Adamson, the books were first published in 1960 with the series selling over 21 million copies. The books were modernised and relaunched in 2003, and adapted into a popular television series for CBeebies in 2013.

    The live action children’s TV series brought the books to a new generation. The cast included Anna Acton who played Topsy and Tim’s Mum and the 5 year old twins were played by Jocelyn Macnab aged 7 and Joshua Lester aged 8 and who, despite appearances, are not twins themselves. The series was filmed on set including a specially built house, as well as on location for some of Topsy and Tim’s more exciting adventures. The three series have now finished but are still shown on CBeebies and there are even spin offs such as Topsy and Tim games to keep little ones entertained.
     
    The Topsy and Tim books are an ideal way to talk about firsts with your child, whether you are preparing to start school or just take them to the dentist. Some of the most popular stories deal with bigger life events such as Topsy and Tim Go to Hospital or Topsy and Tim and the New Baby. The books can be invaluable in helping parents explain what to expect and kids will love looking at them again and again. You can start anywhere so take a look and dive in.

    All the Topsy and Tim books in order:-

    Topsy and Tim: Start School (2009)
    Topsy and Tim: Go on an Aeroplane (2009)
    Topsy and Tim: Have a Birthday Party (2009)
    Topsy and Tim: The New Baby (2009)
    Topsy and Tim: Learn to Swim (2009)
    Topsy and Tim: Go to the Dentist (2009)
    Topsy and Tim: Go to the Zoo (2009)
    Topsy and Tim: Go on a Train (2010)
    Topsy and Tim: Go to the Doctor (2010)
    Topsy and Tim: At the Farm (2010)
    Topsy and Tim: Go to Hospital (2010)
    Topsy and Tim: Safety First (2011)
    Topsy and Tim: Meet the Police (2011)
    Topsy and Tim: Sports Day (2014)

    Book 1
    Book 1

    Topsy and Tim: Start School

    Topsy and Tim Start School by Jean and Gareth Adamson helps children start school . Topsy and Tim Star... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Topsy and Tim: Go on an Aeroplane

    Topsy and Tim are always finding fun adventures in the real world, and this story is reassuring for young children hav... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Topsy and Tim: Have a Birthday Party

    Topsy and Tim are always finding fun adventures in the real world, and this story is reassuring for young children hav... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Topsy and Tim: The New Baby

    Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children havin... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Topsy and Tim: Learn to Swim

    Topsy and Tim are always finding fun adventures in the real world, and this story is reassuring for young children hav... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    Topsy and Tim: Go to the Dentist

    Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children havin... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    Topsy and Tim: Go to the Zoo

    Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children havin... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Topsy and Tim: Go on a Train

    Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children havin... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Topsy and Tim: Go to the Doctor

    Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children havin... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Topsy and Tim: At the Farm

    Topsy and Tim are always finding fun adventures in the real world, and this story is reassuring for young children hav... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Topsy and Tim: Go to Hospital

    Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children havin... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Topsy and Tim: Safety First

    Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children havin... More

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    Book 13
    Book 13

    Topsy and Tim: Meet the Police

    Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children havin... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Topsy and Tim Sports Day

    Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children havi... More

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    Start School with Topsy and Tim: Wipe Clean First Numbers

    Start School with Topsy and Tim: First Numbers is a lovely, easy-to-use activity book for children who are startin... More

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    First Writing: A Ladybird Topsy and Tim sticker book

    It's fun to learn with Topsy and Tim! Topsy and Tim: First Writing is a colourful sticker activity book with o... More

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    Let's Make and Do: A Ladybird Topsy and Tim sticker activity book

    A sticker activity book based on the hit pre-school drama, Topsy and Tim, as shown on CBeebies. Let's Make and Do Sticke... More

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    First Words: A Ladybird Topsy and Tim sticker book

    It's fun to learn with Topsy and Tim! Topsy and Tim: First Words is a fun and colourful activity book with ove... More

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    First Numbers: A Ladybird Topsy and Tim sticker book

    It's fun to learn with Topsy and Tim! Topsy and Tim: First Numbers is a fun and colourful activity book with o... More

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    Start School: A Ladybird Topsy and Tim sticker activity book

    It's fun to learn with Topsy and Tim! Topsy and Tim: Starting School is a fun and colourful activity book with... More

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    Topsy and Tim Sticker Storybook: Learn to Swim

    This sticker book is a lovely, reassuring read for any child who is learning how to swim. There are over 50 colourful st... More

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    Topsy and Tim Sticker Storybook: Start School

    This sticker book is a lovely, reassuring read for any child who is about to start school for the first time. There are ... More

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    Topsy and Tim Sticker Storybook: Go on an Aeroplane

    This sticker book is a lovely, reassuring read for any child who is about to go on an aeroplane for the first time. Ther... More

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    Topsy and Tim Sticker Storybook: Have a Birthday Party

    This sticker book is a lovely, reassuring read for any child who is about to have a birthday party for the first time. T... More

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    Start School with Topsy and Tim: Wipe Clean First Writing

    Learning to write is fun with Topsy and Tim's Wipe Clean First Writing . Start School with Topsy and Tim: Firs... More

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    Topsy and Tim: The Complete Audio Collection

    Topsy and Tim are always finding fun adventures in the real world, and this collection of stories is perfect for young... More

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    Book 22

    Topsy and Tim: The Big Surprise

    Topsy and Tim are very excited when their next door neighbour has a new baby. Another fun and colourful Tospy and Tim st... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    Topsy and Tim: Make a New Friend

    Topsy and Tim are delighted to learn that their disabled friend Jenny is going to join their class. Lots of the childre... More

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