The Christmas Party Disney Frozen, Anna & Elsa’s Christmas

It’s Christmas in Arendelle and Anna and Elsa want to make it the best one ever! Find out how the royal sisters from Disney’s award-winning movie Frozen celebrate. Girls ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 2 reader that comes with press-out ornaments featuring pictures of the characters, and festive glitter on the cover! It makes a perfect holiday gift!

Elsa is preparing to host a Christmas party in the castle and the other Frozen characters pitch in to help. This story has all the elements that make Christmas fun, decorating, baking, snowball fights etc. The text is simple and easy for my first grader to read but the story is pretty short because the text is a small paragraph on each of the 24 pages. The illustrations are lovely and look exactly like the beloved Frozen characters. Also included are eight paper cutout ornaments. My 3 year old daughter loves this book and hasn’t put it down since it arrived. A great book for Frozen fans!

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Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers

New cover reissue of this magical story from award-winning international bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers

There once was a boy… and one day a penguin arrives on his doorstep. The boy decides the penguin must be lost and tries to return him. But no one seems to be missing a penguin. So the boy decides to take the penguin home himself, and they set out in his row boat on a journey to the South Pole.

But when they get there, the boy discovers that maybe home wasn’t what the penguin was looking for after all…

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Review
‘An uplifting story…pictures of such spare beauty…suffused with a dreamlike quality.’ Independent Online

‘Oliver Jeffers makes impressive use of space in this affecting story of friendship…illustrations capture feelings of loss and loneliness through the most delicate nuances of facial expression…and body language.’ Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian

‘One of the most perfect stories in recent years featuring… one of the best conclusions in all of children’s fiction. I can’t wait until my nephew is old enough to read this with me, but until then, I’m more than happy to read it to myself. A minor masterpiece and one which will remain with you forever.’ Bury Free Press

‘Jeffers has a unique writing and illustrative style. It’s a wonderful picture book.’ Publishing News

‘My picture book of the year, a joyful exploration of the power of friendship.’ Irish Independent

From the Inside Flap
Once there was a boy and one day he found a penguin at his door…he didn’t know where it came from or who it belonged to. The penguin looked sad and the boy thought it must be lost. So he decided to help it find its way home, even if that meant rowing all the way to the South Pole…

Princess Polly’s Potty Board book / Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom Potty Training

Princess Polly’s Potty: Hilarious potty training from Ladybird Princess Polly’s Potty: Potty Training for Girls is an entertaining picture book from Ladybird that helps parents struggling with potty training for girls aged 18+ months. Clear, informative and fun pictures are aimed at tackling the common anxieties that children may have about using the potty. Each page encourages parents and children to interact with the story by pressing the ‘cheer’ sound effect when the child has interacted correctly in order to eventually motivate their child into using the potty. Even princesses use the potty! Follow Princess Polly on her potty training adventure and press the sound button to cheer her along! This book is perfect for helping girls feel confident and motivated about using the potty. Princess Polly’s Potty was written by Andrea Pinnington and illustrated by Melanie Williamson.

Holly is a young fairy princess who is still learning how to do magic properly, so her spells often don’t work out quite right. Holly lives with her daddy, mummy and little twin sisters in the Little Castle, which stands right in the centre of the Little Kingdom.

This is such a cute book! Our child has yet to reach the potty-going age, but we can just imagine her bursting into giggles every time we press the “Cheer” button! The colourful illustrations and simple storyline makes it a good motivational tool for kids making the transition from diapers to potty.

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The Night Pirates: Pop-Up Adventure by Peter Harris

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One night, young Tom is awoken by noises outside his house. He peeps out of the window and what should he see but pirates. And stranger still—they’re girl pirates stealing the front of his house! Tom joins their pirate adventure across the high seas to an island where some rather lazy and silly grown-up pirates are guarding their treasure, but not very successfully. Tom and the girl pirates make a surprise attack and are soon off on the seas once more with the treasure!

From School Library Journal
PreSchool-Grade 2–A group of rough, tough girl pirates sneaks over to Toms house to steal the front of his house to disguise their ship. When Tom hears them, he asks to join them, and they agree. Then its off to steal a treasure that belongs to adult pirates, and they are so befuddled by the ships house front that they give it up easily. This leads to victory and a good nights sleep for Tom. Harriss soothing text has a storytellers rhythm built in. The rhyming couplets are interspersed with questions that lead to the next section of the tale, clarifying and expanding it. The text is written in a rolling font that adds to the movement of the pirate ship. Allwrights illustrations are moody and midnight-colored with some collages added in. Their texture, made of maps and graph paper among other items, adds to the mystery of the adventures. The storys touch of the ridiculous will appeal to young listeners, especially surrounding the adult pirates. This tale would be terrific at a pajama storytime, and its pirate theme will satisfy many young girls and boys.

A little boy named Tom lies in his bed as shadows form in the moonlight outside his window. He doesn’t know what to make of them and fears the worst until he discovers that he’s being recruited by girl pirates. Tom joins the crew and off they sail in their house/ship to an island, scaring off a band of grown-up pirates before making a quick voyage home. The simple, rhythmic story is enhanced by Allwright’s exuberant illustrations. Working in a combination of paint and collage, she sets her cartoonish characters jauntily against the striking blue backgrounds of a night sky. Children will delight in her use of unusual angles and the sheer energy of each double-page spread. Young fashionistas, for instance, will be amused by the extravagant hat worn by the captain of the girl pirates. A sure bet for bedtime, but suggest this for daytime sharing, too. Todd Morning

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The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep – A New Way of Getting Children to Sleep

Mamma Kangaroo reads this amazing children’s book, making sure that your child will fall a sleep in minutes.

Do you struggle with getting your child to fall asleep?
In The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep you will follow Roger The Rabbit when he gets help from Uncle Yawn and other friends to fall asleep in the evening. Your child is quickly compelled by the story and falls asleep when you read it or after. The story is in a lovely way sleep-inducing and helps children all over the world to fall asleep.

This is a new safe and innovative way to help your child fall asleep and is recommended by psychologists and therapists. The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep will help you accomplish the task of getting your child to have its beauty sleep and sleep well all night.

“Have you ever struggled to help your child get to sleep and wished that you had a magical spell? Carl-Johan’s enchanting book will soon have your young ones dreaming.”
– Matt Hudson, Bestselling author and psychotherapist

No need for How-to skills, it’s as easy and simple as reading a normal bedtime story with improved language pattern that will help your child to relax and fall asleep. After massive feedback from parents all over the world it’s safe to say that The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep is a quick and guaranteed way to help your child relax in the evening or during a nap.

This children’s book will with ease help your child to fall asleep, at the same time its fun for you to read a bedtime story that’s written in a special compelling way. While reading the kids book you can also enjoy the lovely pictures that improves the sleep-inducing state of the bedtime story. The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep also gives you opportunities to personalize the story by using the child’s name and commit them even more to the story.

Make your evening routine to something special and loving; buy the Rabbit Who Want’s To Fall Asleep today.

“Use the story about The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep when exciting things are happening, or when something temporarily makes it difficult for your child to fall asleep.”
– Mikael Odhage, Psychologist

Review
Tired parents of planet earth – this is what you’ve been waiting for… If you don’t already have a copy, you need to order one quick sharp. Metro The most peaceful bedtime we have had in months. Daily Mail –This text refers to the Audio CD edition.

About the Author
With a mountain of student debts after six years of studying psychology and leadership at Swedish universities, and quite a few years helping companies and managers who think they know it all already, is Carl-Johan broad-sighted enough to inspire and awaken new thoughts about your personal development and see the world through new eyes.

Carl-Johan is a curious and dedicated author who shares his thoughts with the world via books about leadership and personal development. Also via the really sleep-inducing bedtime story, The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep.

Forever (Emma Dodd Series) Children’s Book

Love lasts forever between parent and child – the beautiful message in Emma Dodd’s Forever. Featuring stunning illustrations of a polar bear family embellished with foil, this makes a handsome addition to Emma Dodd’s ever-popular baby animal series. The perfect book for parent-child bonding at bedtime.

Emma Dodd Author/Illustrator

Emma was brought an a family of artists and from as far back as she can remember she wanted to be an illustrator.

Emma studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central Saint Martin’s School of Art and has worked in advertising, editorial and book illustration.

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Little Red Riding Hood: Ladybird First Favourite Tales Children’s Book

The classic fairy tale – Little Red Riding Hood – from Ladybird!

A perfect introduction to the classic story Little Red Riding Hood. Find out why grandmother has such big teeth! Part of the Ladybird ‘First Favourite Tales’ series – a perfect introduction to fairy tales for preschoolers – it contains amusing pictures and lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children. Ideal for reading aloud and sharing with 2-4 year olds.

Ladybird’s First Favourite Tales series is hugely popular and is a great introduction to the most important fairytales. 2011 brought a new look and great covers to the series, but the books are still just as fun to read as ever.

Make sure you look out for the other tales in the series, too!

The Elves and the Shoemaker; Goldilocks and the Three Bears; The Gingerbread Man; Little Red Riding Hood; The Three Little Pigs; The Three Billy Goats Gruff

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