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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Animal Hide-and-Seek

(12 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Sticker Book

(3 reviews)
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Book 3
Book 3

Complete Book of Farmyard Tales

Little children will love this charming collection of stories from Apple Tree Farm, featuring Mrs. Boot the farmer, her ... MoreComplete Book of Farmyard Tales

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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... MoreFarmyard Tales Market Day

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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Easter Egg Hunt

(21 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Bedtime

(16 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Animal Sounds

(11 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... MorePoppy and Sam's Fingerprint Activities

(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... MorePoppy and Sam's Magic Painting Book

(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... MorePoppy and Sam's Animals Sticker Book

(3 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's First Word Book

(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... MorePoppy and Sam's Wipe-Clean Summer Activities

(11 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Noisy Train Book

(4 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Rubber Stamp Activities

(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 ... MorePoppy and Sam's Animal Stories

(10 reviews)
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Book 16
Book 16

Poppy and Sam's Halloween Party: A Halloween Book for Kids

Rusty the dog has gone missing! Can Poppy and Sam find him in time for their Halloween party? Little children will love ... MorePoppy and Sam's Halloween Party: A Halloween Book for Kids

(16 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... MorePoppy and Sam's Lift-the-Flap Christmas

(23 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Wind-Up Tractor Book

(13 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Wipe-Clean Christmas Activities

(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 ... MorePoppy and Sam's Bedtime Stories

(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... MorePoppy and Sam's Farm Animals Magic Painting Book

(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.... MorePoppy and Sam and the Bunny

(11 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Nature Spotting Book

(12 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Book of Fairy Stories

(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 ... MorePoppy and Sam's Wind-up Train Book

(1 review)
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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 ... MorePoppy and Sam's Noisy Tractor

(8 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Christmas

(1 review)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Counting Book

(1 review)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Snap Cards

(0 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam and the Kitten

(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... MorePoppy and Sam's Telling the Time Flashcards

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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, ... MorePoppy and Sam and the Lamb

(8 reviews)
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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 ... MorePoppy and Sam's Step-by-Step Drawing Book

(9 reviews)
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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 ... MorePoppy and Sam's Nature Sticker Book

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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Favourite Fairy Tales

(21 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Telling the Time Book

(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... MorePoppy and Sam's Baking Book

(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... MorePoppy and Sam's Things to Make and Do

(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. ... MorePoppy and Sam's Book and 3 Jigsaws: Tractors

(0 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Book and 3 Jigsaws: Animals

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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Book and 3 Jigsaws: Trains

(0 reviews)
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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... MorePoppy and Sam's Autumn Sticker Book

(10 reviews)
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Book 44
Book 44

Poppy and Sam's Farm Animal Sounds

Join Poppy and Sam for a tour of Apple Tree Farm and all of its noisy animals. There's a different animal to hear on eac... MorePoppy and Sam's Farm Animal Sounds

(12 reviews)
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Book 45
Book 45

Poppy and Sam's Nature Sounds

From splashing ducks to buzzy bees and tweeting birds, this charmingly illustrated sound book is a perfect way to help b... MorePoppy and Sam's Nature Sounds

(0 reviews)
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Book 46
Book 46

Poppy and Sam's Christmas Sticker Book

Join Poppy and Sam for a magical Christmas on Apple Tree Farm with this enchanting sticker book. Children will love choo... MorePoppy and Sam's Christmas Sticker Book

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