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Planet Rescue

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My Big Book of the Five Senses

What feels nice to touch? Is it a fluffy puppy or a tickly feather? Can you hear a bee buzzing or your heart beating? Or enjoy the smell of freshly cut grass or flowers? Do you know the difference between …

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Animal Rescue

This is a book in which you become a ‘rescue hero’. Simply turn the transparent page and rescue the animals! It’s fun, it’s simple and it’s a gentle introduction to the importance of animal welfare. There are no words in this …

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When I grow up…

Imagine rummaging in the dressing-up box and coming across an eye patch. Put it on and become a pirate! In this book a simple item on a transparent acetate sheet will magically transform the child on the page. At such …

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OH NO!

An owl is up in a tree and hasn’t noticed the cat licking its lips down below. Can you guess what’s going to happen next? Simply flip the acetate page from right to left and … OH NO! Look inside: flip …

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A crackle of crickets

A compilation of insect collective nouns A culture of bacteria, a flock of lice, a colony of ants: these are some of the insect collective nouns you may already know. But have you heard of a loveliness of ladybirds, a …

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A shiver of sharks

A compilation of aquatic collective nouns A school of whales, a pod of dolphins: these are some of the aquatic collective nouns you may already know. But have you heard of a congregation of crocodiles, or a battery of barracudas? …

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I Smell…

What’s your favourite smell? What smells don’t you like? How do insects smell? Young children don’t often think about their sense of smell. This book is a gentle introduction to raising their awareness and there is plenty to discuss in …

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I Hear…

What different sounds do you hear throughout the day? How about a phone ringing, a bee buzzing or even your heartbeat? We live in a world bombarded by noise and we don’t always think too much about the sounds we …

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I Touch…

What feels nice to touch? Is it a fluffy puppy, a tickly feather or how about a prickly hedgehog or a slimy worm? Through bright, colourful and creative imagery, familiar textures and sensations can be discussed in this simple yet …

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