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Farmyard Tales Poppy and Sam Series

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    Poppy and Sam live on Apple Tree Farm where every day brings a new adventure. Along with Rusty the Dog, Curly the Pig, Woolly the Sheep and all their other farmyard friends, the two children love to explore the world, whether they are feeding the animals, collecting eggs, playing outside or getting messy finger painting.

    The sweet stories about Poppy and Sam’s adventures on the farm have been favourites with young children since the series started over thirty years ago, and now the much-loved series has been relaunched for a new generation to enjoy.

    The Apple Tree Farm Books are designed with pre-schoolers in mind, from the simple stories to the sturdy formats and novelty elements. We love the charming illustrations by Stephen Cartwright, which give little readers plenty to spot, including the famous yellow duck hiding on every page. 

    The new books in the Farmyard Tale series are not just the treasured story books we may remember, but now include novelty and activity books that babies and pre-schoolers will love. From touch and feel to sound books, finger painting to stickers there is something to keep every little one busy no matter whether they prefer noisy books, craft books or story books.

    Join Poppy, Sam and their friends on their next farmyard adventure! There is something for a range of ages, from lift the flap or touch and feel for the youngest readers to puzzles and pen control for preparing for school with the Wipe Clean books.
     
    All the Poppy and Sam Farmyard Tales Books in Order:

    Book 1: Poppy and Sam’s Animal Hide-and-Seek (2003)
    Book 2: Poppy and Sam’s Sticker Book (2011)
    Book 3: Complete Book of Farmyard Tales (2013)
    Book 4: Farmyard Tales Market Day (2016)
    Book 5: Poppy and Sam’s Easter Egg Hunt (2019)
    Book 6: Poppy and Sam’s Bedtime (2019)
    Book 7: Poppy and Sam’s Animal Sounds (2019)
    Book 8: Poppy and Sam’s Fingerprint Activities (2019)
    Book 9: Poppy and Sam’s Magic Painting Book (2019)
    Book 10: Poppy and Sam’s Animals Sticker Book (2019)
    Book 11: Poppy and Sam’s First Word Book (2019)
    Book 12: Poppy and Sam’s Wipe-Clean Summer Activities (2019)
    Book 13: Poppy and Sam’s Noisy Train (2019) 
    Book 14: Poppy and Sam’s Rubber Stamp Activities (2019)
    Book 15: Poppy and Sam’s Animal Stories (2019)
    Book 16: Poppy and Sam’s Halloween Party (2019)
    Book 17: Poppy and Sam’s Lift-the-Flap Christmas (2019)
    Book 18: Poppy and Sam’s Wind-Up Tractor Book (2019)
    Book 19: Poppy and Sam’s Wipe-Clean Christmas Activities (2019)
    Book 20: Poppy and Sam’s Bedtime Stories (2019)
    Book 21: Poppy and Sam’s Farm Animals Magic Painting (2020)
    Book 22: Poppy and Sam and the Bunny (2020)
    Book 23: Poppy and Sam’s Nature Spotting Book (2020)
    Book 24: Poppy and Sam’s Book of Fairy Stories (2020)
    Book 25: Poppy and Sam’s Wind Up Train Book (2020)
    Book 26: Poppy and Sam’s Noisy Tractor (2020)
    Book 27: Poppy and Sam’s Christmas (2020)
    Book 28: Poppy and Sam’s Counting Book (2021)
    Book 29: Poppy and Sam’s Snap Cards (2021)
    Book 30: Poppy and Sam and the Kitten (2021)
    Book 31: Poppy and Sam’s Telling the Time Flashcards (2021)
    Book 32: Poppy and Sam and the Lamb (2021)
    Book 33: Poppy and Sam’s Step-by-Step Drawing Book (2021)
    Book 34: Poppy and Sam’s Nature Sticker Book (2021)
    Book 35: Poppy and Sam's Favourite Fairy Tales (2022)
    Book 36: Poppy and Sam's Telling the Time Book (2021)
    Book 37: Poppy and Sam's Baking Book (2022)
    Book 38: Poppy and Sam's Things to Make and Do (2022)
    Book 39: Poppy and Sam's Book and 3 Jigsaws: Tractors (2022)
    Book 40: Poppy and Sam's Book and 3 Jigsaws: Animals (2022)
    Book 41: Poppy and Sam's Book and 3 Jigsaws: Trains (2022)
    Book 42: Poppy and Sam's Autumn Sticker Book (2022)

    Discover the original stories: Farmyard Tales Minibook Series

    Book 1
    Book 1

    Poppy and Sam's Animal Hide-and-Seek

    With flaps to lift and furry and textured patches to explore, young children will love joining Poppy and Sam playing hid... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Poppy and Sam's Sticker Book

    Young children will love exploring Apple Tree Farm in this delightful sticker book, containing over 130 stickers. Scenes... More

    (3 reviews)
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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Complete Book of Farmyard Tales

    A delightful collection of all 20 of the enduringly popular Farmyard Tales stories featuring Mrs. Boot the farmer, her c... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Farmyard Tales Market Day

    It's market day! There's a goose on the loose and a lonely little duck. Can Poppy and Sam help? Find out in this delight... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Poppy and Sam's Easter Egg Hunt

    Poppy and Sam are searching for Easter eggs on Apple Tree Farm. Children will love looking through the peep holes in thi... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    Poppy and Sam's Bedtime

    It's the end of a busy day on Apple Tree Farm. Join Poppy and Sam as they say goodnight to all the animals, including Wo... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    Poppy and Sam's Animal Sounds

    Poppy and Sam are feeding the animals at Apple Tree Farm, and they're a noisy bunch! Little children will love hearing t... More

    (10 reviews)
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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Poppy and Sam's Fingerprint Activities

    Join Poppy and Sam for lots of fingerprinting fun in this entertaining activity book, with its own brightly coloured ink... More

    (2 reviews)
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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Poppy and Sam's Magic Painting Book

    Bring Poppy and Sam's adventures to life in this charming magic painting book. Brush water over the black and white page... More

    (1 review)
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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Poppy and Sam's Animals Sticker Book

    Join Poppy and Sam for a wander around Apple Tree Farm to meet all the animals who live there, including favourites Rust... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Poppy and Sam's First Word Book

    Each page in this delightful book features a scene full of things to spot and talk about on Apple Tree Farm, from feedin... More

    (1 review)
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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Poppy and Sam's Wipe-Clean Summer Activities

    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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    Book 13
    Book 13

    Poppy and Sam's Noisy Train Book

    Join Poppy and Sam for a steam train adventure full of fun sound effects. Press the buttons on each page of this excitin... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Poppy and Sam's Rubber Stamp Activities

    Join Poppy and Sam for lots of rubber stamping fun in this entertaining activity book, with its own brightly coloured in... More

    (2 reviews)
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    Book 15
    Book 15

    Poppy and Sam's Animal Stories

    Welcome to Apple Tree Farm, where every day brings a new adventure for Poppy and Sam! This collection of ten delightful ... More

    (10 reviews)
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    Book 16
    Book 16

    Poppy and Sam's Halloween Party

    Rusty the dog has gone missing! Can Poppy and Sam find him in time for their Halloween party? Little children will love ... More

    (14 reviews)
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    Book 17
    Book 17

    Poppy and Sam's Lift-the-Flap Christmas

    It's Christmas Eve at Apple Tree Farm! Peep under the flaps to find out what Poppy and Sam are doing to get ready for Ch... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    Poppy and Sam's Wind-Up Tractor Book

    Little children will love to wind-up the tractor and watch as it whizzes around the tracks. There are three much-loved A... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    Poppy and Sam's Wipe-Clean Christmas Activities

    Join Poppy and Sam for Christmas at Apple Tree Farm with this delightful activity book, filled with festive mazes, dot-t... More

    (10 reviews)
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    Book 20
    Book 20

    Poppy and Sam's Bedtime Stories

    Snuggle up with Poppy and Sam, and enjoy these ten gentle tales of their adventures on Apple Tree Farm. Stories include ... More

    (11 reviews)
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    Book 21
    Book 21

    Poppy and Sam's Farm Animals Magic Painting Book

    Brush water over the black and white illustrations and watch as the animals of Apple Tree Farm burst into colour! Sixtee... More

    (8 reviews)
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    Book 22
    Book 22

    Poppy and Sam and the Bunny

    Join Poppy and Sam as they follow their new friend the bunny around Apple Tree Farm in this adorable finger puppet book.... More

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    Book 23
    Book 23

    Poppy and Sam's Nature Spotting Book

    Each page of this beautifully illustrated book is filled with things to spot in nature. From birds and bugs to flowers a... More

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    Book 24
    Book 24

    Poppy and Sam's Book of Fairy Stories

    Poppy and Sam love fairy stories, and in this beautifully illustrated collection you can curl up with 17 of their favour... More

    (2 reviews)
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    Book 25
    Book 25

    Poppy and Sam's Wind-up Train Book

    Join Poppy and Sam on Apple Tree Farm with this truly interactive book for young children. Wind up the red train, place ... More

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    Book 26
    Book 26

    Poppy and Sam's Noisy Tractor

    The farm tractor has broken down! Can Poppy and Sam help to get it fixed? Press the buttons on each page to hear sounds ... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    Poppy and Sam's Christmas

    It's Christmas Eve on Apple Tree Farm, and Poppy and Sam are excited - is that Santa they can see? Join them and their a... More

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    Poppy and Sam's Counting Book

    Join Poppy and Sam on Apple Tree Farm for this charming counting book. From 1 farmhouse and 2 tractors to 9 frogs and 10... More

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    Poppy and Sam's Snap Cards

    Join Poppy and Sam at Apple Tree Farm with this new addition to the range of Usborne Snap cards for young children. Ther... More

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    Book 30
    Book 30

    Poppy and Sam and the Kitten

    Join Poppy and Sam as they follow their new kitten around Apple Tree Farm in this adorable finger puppet book. Push your... More

    (1 review)
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    Book 31
    Book 31

    Poppy and Sam's Telling the Time Flashcards

    Contains 50 colourful cards showing the time in words, numbers and on a clear clock face. The reverse of each card illus... More

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    Poppy and Sam and the Lamb

    Little children will love the irresistible fluffy lamb puppet in this delightful novelty book. The little lamb is lost, ... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    Poppy and Sam's Step-by-Step Drawing Book

    Enjoy learning to draw all kinds of animals with Poppy and Sam in this inviting book. Even little children will be able ... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    Poppy and Sam's Nature Sticker Book

    Join Poppy and Sam as they have fun outdoors in this charming sticker book. From the farm to the beach, from springtime ... More

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    Book 35
    Book 35

    Poppy and Sam's Favourite Fairy Tales

    Poppy and Sam love fairy tales, and in this collection you can enjoy six of their favourites: Little Red Riding Hood, Ru... More

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    Book 36
    Book 36

    Poppy and Sam's Telling the Time Book

    Follow a day in the life of the Boot family, as Poppy and Sam learn to tell the time along with the reader. Young reader... More

    (11 reviews)
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    Book 37
    Book 37

    Poppy and Sam's Baking Book

    Join Poppy and Sam on Apple Tree Farm as they share their favourite recipes in this children's baking book. From brownie... More

    (8 reviews)
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    Book 38
    Book 38

    Poppy and Sam's Things to Make and Do

    Little children can have fun playing and making with Poppy and Sam in this delightful activity book. It's packed full of... More

    (14 reviews)
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    Book 39
    Book 39

    Poppy and Sam's Book and 3 Jigsaws: Tractors

    Join Poppy, Sam, Ted and his tractor for lots of fun on Apple Tree Farm with this wonderful book and jigsaw collection. ... More

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    Book 40
    Book 40

    Poppy and Sam's Book and 3 Jigsaws: Animals

    Meet Poppy, Sam and their animal friends with this charming book and jigsaw. Little children can complete the simple 9-p... More

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    Book 41
    Book 41

    Poppy and Sam's Book and 3 Jigsaws: Trains

    Join Poppy and Sam for a steam-train adventure with this delightful book and jigsaw. Young train lovers can enjoy the st... More

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    Poppy and Sam's Autumn Sticker Book

    Visit Apple Tree Farm and have fun with Poppy and Sam as they enjoy autumn in this charming sticker book. From bright le... More

    (9 reviews)
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