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Early learning / early learning concepts

See below for a selection of the latest books from Early learning / early learning concepts category. Presented with a red border are the Early learning / early learning concepts books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Early learning / early learning concepts books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Let's Go! On a Rocket

Let's Go! On a Rocket

Author: Rosalyn Albert Format: Board book Release Date: 28/11/2019

Gregory Goose is on the Loose! On the Moon

Gregory Goose is on the Loose! On the Moon

Author: Hilary Robinson Format: Board book Release Date: 28/11/2019

Underground Subways Around the World

Underground Subways Around the World

Author: Uijung Kim Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/11/2019

This is a playful search-and-find book of underground systems around the world. Die cut pages introduce the subways of 12 different cities. On the first page we see the exterior of the train, and are presented with fascinating facts and figures about the transport system. On the following die cut page, we find the inside of the train and the platform, bustling with activity. On this busy page, young readers are invited to spot key items that are unique to the city in question; a pretzel, an I * NY t-shirt and a Statue of Liberty headband on the New York subway, for example. Perfect for train-obsessed children, but also for a wider audience, this book teaches young readers about transport and also about cultural signifiers of different cities around the world. Uijung Kim's busy, colourful illustrations have a manga-like sensibility that feels joyously contemporary. The cities included are: London, New York, Tokyo, Seoul, Moscow, Beijing, Mexico City, Paris, Madrid and Berlin.

All Around Me A First Book of Childhood

All Around Me A First Book of Childhood

Author: Shirley Hughes Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

A beautifully illustrated introduction to childhood concepts by beloved Kate Greenaway medal-winning illustrator. In this classic collection by Kate Greenaway-winning author, Shirley Hughes, Katy and her little brother Olly are having a wonderful time learning about the world around them. From counting in the park with Grandpa, waiting to cross the road with Mum, or even the very noisy sound of Dad vacuuming, there are so many first things to discover on their childhood adventures.

What Color Is Night?

What Color Is Night?

Author: Grant Snider Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/11/2019

Look closer. Grant Snider's beautiful debut picture book explores the wonders-and colors-of nighttime. For night is not just black and white. Ending in colors yet unseen, and a night of sweet dreams, this lilting lullaby is sure to comfort those drifting off to sleep. With luminous art as spare and glowing as the moon, and lyrical text that reads like a friend leading the way through the wilderness, What Color Is Night? is a rich and timeless look at a topic of endless fascination, and a perfect bedtime read-aloud.

Boris's Body A first body book.

Boris's Body A first body book.

Author: Spike Gerrell Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2019

A body book with a difference! Boris and his little sister Clara are having a busy day. But what needs to go on inside their bodies to help them run, play and eat? This is a unique book with a narrative and basic information side-by-side. It is specially aimed at toddlers and preschoolers who are not quite old enough for fact-packed non-fiction body books, but still curious about why their hearts beat and what happens to the food in their tummies. They can watch the amazing cover lenticular change to reveal the bones inside Boris's body, make a heart beat with the innovative magic-motion mechanism, and even pull a tab to make a poo disappear down the toilet! With a giant pull-down skeleton to finish, it is the perfect interactive and informative experience.

Where is Lenny

Where is Lenny

Author: Ken Wilson-Max Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/10/2019

Home time is fun time for Lenny, Mum, Dad and Wilbur. Continuing the everyday adventures of this little boy, Lenny plays hide and seek with his dad... Is he in the cupboard? No. It's empty. Or in the sitting room? No, it's only Wilbur the dog. He's not in the kitchen either. But, what about on the stairs? Blobs of jam are a clue. At last Dad and Mum see a little giggly lump under the bedclothes in Lenny's bedroom. Here is Lenny, ready for a tickle and a hug! This book builds on the series and pick up on the importance of family play, laughter and good old-fashioned silliness for young children and their grown-ups.

Harrison Spader, Personal Space Invader

Harrison Spader, Personal Space Invader

Author: Christianne C. Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2019

Harrison P. Spader sat a little too close. Shook hands a little too long. High-fived a little too hard. And hugged a little too much. Harrison P. Spader was a personal space invader. But that all changes when he learns the Space Saver rhyme: Arms out front, then out real wide. Now place your arms back by your sides. Author Christianne Jones uses humour and relatable situations to teach early learners about self awareness. This entertaining picture book in the Little Boost series will tackle a much-needed topic for teachers, parents, and librarians.

Christmas in 100 Words

Christmas in 100 Words

Author: QED Publishing Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2019

Family, jolly, stocking, baby, donkey, star, chimney, fun... introduce your little ones to words of the festive season with cute characters, bright colours and playful scenes. From decorating the tree to Christmas dinner and candy cane to sleigh, this charming book introduces a range of different holiday scenes and objects. Interspersed with these are abstract terms identifying positive emotions, such as jolly and cheerful. An original, contemporary take on teaching first words, the My World in 100 Words series of board books helps children ages 1-3 boost vocabulary, engage with the world around them and become familiar with specific subjects. With bright, playful illustrations from Sophie Beer, each book explores a different theme, including starting nursery, the garden and the seaside. With 10 words per page and variation between full scenes and visual lists, there's plenty for children to look at and enjoy.

Wee Gallery Cloth Books: Swing Slow, Sloth

Wee Gallery Cloth Books: Swing Slow, Sloth

Author: Surya Sajnani Format: Rag book Release Date: 15/10/2019

Open out the soft pages of this beautiful, sensory-rich cloth book to follow Sloth as she takes a gentle stroll through the forest, listening out for her friends. Presented in a sweet gift box, the pages are made with extra padding for an ultra-soft feel, making them ideal for the pram or play mat - and they're machine washable! Little hands will love to explore Wee Gallery Cloth Books, a lovable collection of animals with crinkly ears that heighten babies' senses. The result of a fantastic partnership between Wee Gallery and words & pictures, the beautiful illustrations, bold lines, whimsical animals and repeating patterns are designed to stimulate visual development in young infants, making this soft cloth book an ideal first gift.

Wee Gallery Cloth Books: Roly Poly Panda

Wee Gallery Cloth Books: Roly Poly Panda

Author: Surya Sajnani Format: Rag book Release Date: 15/10/2019

Open out the soft pages of this beautiful, sensory-rich cloth book to follow Roly Poly Panda through the trees as she explores her forest home and listens out for her friends. Presented in a sweet gift box, the pages are made with extra padding for an ultra-soft feel, making them ideal for the pram or play mat - and they're machine washable! Little hands will love to explore Wee Gallery Cloth Books, a lovable collection of animals with crinkly ears that heighten babies' senses. The result of a fantastic partnership between Wee Gallery and words & pictures, the beautiful illustrations, bold lines, whimsical animals and repeating patterns are designed to stimulate visual development in young infants, making this soft cloth book an ideal first gift.

One More Time A Story About Perseverance

One More Time A Story About Perseverance

Author: Nancy Loewen, Hazel Michelle Quintanilla Format: Board book Release Date: 03/10/2019

Whee! Whoa! Whoops! Ready to try again? One More Time introduces and develops the idea of perseverance for children aged 1-3. A boy gets a beautiful, blue scooter for his birthday. At first he falls, but after about `a bazillion' tries, he learns the benefits of perseverance. With simple stories and engaging illustrations, the Bright Start series of board books opens conversations about emotions and mental well-being, providing you with the tools and language needed to develop and nurture emotional intelligence in your child. Bright Start responds to recent research showing that emotional development begins in infancy, when children first bond with their caregivers. Early development of emotional intelligence helps children to form healthy and long-lasting relationships, builds the foundations for stable mental health, and lays the groundwork for academic achievement. Give your child a Bright Start for a healthier and happier life.