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From the author of I SPY - AN ALPHABET IN ART; and I SPY - NUMBERS IN ART, another colour illustrated title containing a selection of fine art paintings from artists worldwide and throughout history, combined with a simple game of animal identification. I spy with my little eye... a bird a lion two tigers The twenty magnificent paintings in this book have different animals for you to find. Can you spot them all? With a wonderful variety of artists, including Titian, Renoir and Picasso, this game is the perfect way to introduce children to fine art.
The Hargraves want their new baby to grow up big and strong. But the puny mite will hardly eat a thing. One day Mrs Hargraves finds an avocado in the fruit bowl and the baby gobbles it up. Soon, the strangest things start to happen...
Alfie loves being outside and in this gorgeous collection of stories and poems he plays in the garden, camps in the countryside, shares a picnic on the beach, splashes in the paddling pool and lots more! Full of snapshots of family life, this is a book to treasure.
Longfellow's poem `The Song of Hiawatha' has long been a favourite classic. In this stunning picture book, Susan Jeffers has illuminated some the poem's most lyrical verses depicting Hiawatha's childhood. Rich in detail, here are the lapping waters and whispering pine trees, the dancing fireflies and swiftly running reindeer of Longfellow's hypnotic text. And here is the young Hiawatha, learning the names of the stars and the secrets of the animals, preparing to become a leader of his people.
Katie can't stop thinking about the bear under that stairs. She knows he's just waiting there to pounce on her, but what can she do to make him go away? In the end, Katie is so worried that she decides to tell her parents all about it. Mum thinks that Katie should write to the bear, asking him to go away, and this is exactly what Katie does. When the bear writes back to announce that he has gone on holiday and then leaves a present out for her on his return, Katie starts to wonder whether the bear is so scary after all...
From beloved children's book creators Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson comes the perennial favorite The Carrot Seed, now in a board book that's perfect for little hands When a little boy plants a carrot seed, everyone tells him it won't grow. But when you are very young, there are some things that you just know, and the little boy knows that one day a carrot will come up. So he waters his seed, and pulls the weeds, and he waits...This beautifully simple classic teaches the patience and technique of planting a seed and helping it grow. First published in 1945 and never out of print, the timeless combination of Ruth Krauss's simple text and Crockett Johnson's eloquent illustrations creates a triumphant and deeply satisfying story for readers of all ages. The sturdy board book pages make this edition of the beloved story perfect for babies and toddlers.
Dad, mum and two brothers spend a day at the zoo, looking at the animals in the cages - or is it the animals that are looking at them?
It's time to get out of the bath but Shirley's not listening. She's floated away to a secret watery land beyond the plughole - to where knights ride white horses, and kings and queens float in moats around their castles...
Leopard is hungry, but he is also lazy. How will he catch his dinner? Leopard recruits the help of Baboon and Baby Baboon to trap Hare whom he plans to eat for his dinner. But Leopard is outwitted and Baby Baboon laughs and laughs. This is the story of how Leopard came to lie in wait in the trees and why you just might hear Baby Baboon laughing and laughing.
A collection of four Alfie titles: Alfie Gets in First, Alfie's Feet, Alfie Give a Hand and An Evening at Alfie's, presented in a treasury form.
When eccentric Professor Dupont tries to track down his troupe of brightly-coloured cockatoos, they're always just one step ahead of him. This counting book won the 1992 Smarties Children's Choice Award.