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Here are some of our top favorite books & collections that our bookstore offers!

01

The Animal Orchestra Plays Mozart

This is our favorite musical book! In this wonderful sound book, an Animal Orchestra goes around the forest playing Mozart for all the different animals, telling us a little bit about Mozart and his life along the way. A fun way to be introduced to the most famous tunes by Mozart while sharing some quiet time with your child.

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02

Peek Inside Box Set

A great way to teach young readers factual information is to engage them while reading. Peeking through a hole to see more is the perfect way to do this! Young children are sponges for real information and they love flaps, so bring those two things together for hours of educational enjoyment with the Peek Inside Box Set.

This peek inside gift set includes six beautifully illustrated lift-the-flap books. Little children will love peeking under the flaps and through the holes in the pages to discover what goes on at the zoo, in animal homes, on the farm, in the garden, at night, and inside the world of dinosaurs.

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03

Woodland (Tummy Time!)

Designed to support babies as they build head, neck, and upper body strength as they grow, these interactive cloth play books with lift-the-flap surprises and a mirror fold flat or form a soft playhouse.

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04

Shine-A-Light Series

Choose from 19 different Shine-a-Light books to shine a flashlight behind the page, or hold it to the light to reveal what is hidden in and around different places in each book. Discover a world of great surprises!

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05

Illustrated Odyssey

In this new edition of The Odyssey, Homer’s classic tale has been vividly retold to delight modern readers. Dramatic illustrations bring to life Odysseus’s encounters at sea, complete with furious gods, bewitching goddesses, terrifying monsters, and a man-eating cyclops.

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06

Big Book of Colors

A large, sturdy board book introducing all the colors of the rainbow and their many variations, with lots of color vocabulary such as turquoise, magenta and vermilion, and color descriptions such as navy, lime and rose. The acetate page shows how colors mix and change when combined with others.

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07

Busy Book Starter Collection

This collection includes the following titles: Busy Car Book, Busy Helicopter Book, and Busy Train Book.

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08

Turn and Learn: Weather

Discover the answers to all your weather questions by delving into five amazing weather systems. Use the magic slider to dig deeper and uncover the ways in which weather affects our world. Brimming with fascinating facts, this book is the perfect introduction to rain, thunder and lightning, sunshine, wind, and snow.

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09

Across the Savannah

Our favorite pop-up book, Across the Savannah, takes you on a journey through pop-up pictures to meet all types of animals living in the savannah. Recommended Age: 5+

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010

The Big Book of Big Machines

Open the huge fold-out pages to discover some of the biggest and most powerful machines ever made. From giant excavators and monster trucks, to super jumbos and enormous ships, this exciting book will delight children of all ages.

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11

The Twinkly, Twinkly Bedtime Book

It’s bedtime for little bear... but the starry sky looks so exciting! This magical book has ten lights for little children to discover as they join little bear and his dad on a walk before bed. Each time you turn a page there are even more stars shining in the sky, until it’s time to wander home and fall fast asleep.

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12

All Better!

Young readers will delight in the five animal friends’ misadventures and be eager to help make things “all better” with the five reusable and repositionable stickers.

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13

Cordelia

A modern-day fable about believing in yourself and your dreams – and flying wherever you want to go.

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14

Complete Shakespeare

An early introduction to these classics creates an interest at a young age in Shakespeare, as well as other classics. This includes 27 stories, each just a few pages long and written in more modern English, which makes them perfect for bedtime! In addition to the "longer" stories, there are 7 additional stories that are told "in brief", each just one page long. This will stay on their bookshelves forever!

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15

My First Encyclopedia

A great introduction for young children to ever-popular topics, with charming pictures and simple text perfect for reading and talking about with young children. Topics covered include Our World, Space, Science, My Body, Animals, Dinosaurs, and Long Ago.

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16

The Usborne Children’s Encyclopedia

Jam-packed with information, photographs, charts and maps for additional study and research.
•Links to over 150 recommended websites through the Usborne Quicklinks Website
•Downloadable quizzes, word searches and activity sheets
•Over 1,500 amazing photographs, illustrations and diagrams
•Up-to-date information on hundreds of topics
•Lots of free, downloadable pictures
•Simple, safe activities and experiments
•Maps of the world and flags of every country
•Facts and records
•Over 150 QR codes allow readers to access carefully selected websites, downloadable pictures and quizzes - straight to a mobile phone or tablet. An additional 750 internet links lead to a hand-picked selection of the best websites available on a desktop computer.

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17

Beginners Science Box Set

•Contains 10 best-selling Beginners Science titles, the perfect beginning library set for young readers. All titles include internet links.
•Box Set includes: Astronomy, Earthquakes, Living in Space, Planet Earth, The Solar System, Storms and Hurricanes, Sun, Moon and Stars, Volcanoes, Weather, and Your Body.

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18

My First Reading Library

This comprehensive first reading library includes 50 books to guide your child through the first stages of reading and includes access to online resources. The first 22 books are taken from Usborne Very First Reading series. With these, your child takes the first steps in reading with your help, following the phonics methods used in schools. The next 12 books are taken from Usborne First Reading Level One. These delightful and very short stories are for children to try reading themselves. 16 further books are taken from Usborne First Reading Level Two. These slightly longer stories will build stamina and reading confidence. Includes QR Codes for guidance.

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