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Animal Stories

  • Popular Titles - Charlotte's Web
    £7.99

    Charlotte's Web

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime. Wilbur the pig's life has already been saved by Fern, but when he is sold to her uncle, he realises...

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    £7.99
  • A Squash and a Squeeze
    £6.99

    A Squash and a Squeeze

    Pan Macmillan

    Wise old man, won't you help me, please? My house is a squash and squeeze.Visit the farm in the brilliantly funny A Squash and a Squeeze, the first...

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    £6.99
  • Sugarlump and the Unicorn
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    Sugarlump and the Unicorn

    Pan Macmillan

    Follow the adventures of Sugarlump the rocking horse and a magical unicorn in this delightful rhyming story from the stellar picture book partnersh...

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  • Oi Cat!
    £6.99

    Oi Cat!

    Hachette Children's Group

    The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends!This absurdly funny, rhyming read-aloud picture book is guaranteed to get children giggling!From t...

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  • Popular Titles - The Diary Of A Killer Cat
    £4.99

    The Diary of a Killer Cat

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    Everyone loves the wickedly dry sense of humour of The Diary of a Killer Cat by Anne Fine. Okay, Okay. So hang me. I killed the bird. For pity's sa...

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    £4.99
  • Popular Titles - On The Farm : A Push, Pull, Slide Book
    £5.99

    On the Farm : A Push, Pull, Slide Book

    Pan Macmillan

    Little ones can join in the fun On the Farm by pulling out the sliders, jiggling the animals and making all the different noises! Quack along with ...

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    £5.99
  • Nature Stories : Contains 30 classic tales
    £6.99

    Nature Stories : Contains 30 classic tales

    Hachette Children's Group

    A collection of thirty wonderful stories about the nature and the countryside from one of the world's best-loved children's authors; perfect to enj...

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  • The Go-Away Bird
    £6.99

    The Go-Away Bird

    Pan Macmillan

    From a star picture-book partnership, Julia Donaldson and the award-winning Catherine Rayner comes a gorgeous story about friendship and working to...

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  • The Ugly Five Early Reader
    £4.99

    The Ugly Five Early Reader

    Scholastic

    From the bestselling author and illustrator duo of The Gruffalo! Who's that singing on the savannah? It's the top-five ugly a...

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  • Popular Titles - Daisy And The Trouble With Nature
    £6.99

    Daisy and the Trouble with Nature

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    The BRAND NEW laugh-out-loud new Daisy adventure, from bestselling author of the Oi Frog series, Kes Gray. Here comes trouble! Daisy and her clas...

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  • Popular Titles - Fantastic Mr Fox
    £5.99

    Fantastic Mr Fox

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero - David WalliamsBoggis is an enormously fat chicken farmer who only eats boiled chickens smothered in fat...

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  • Popular Titles - The Noisy Jungle Book : A Press-the-page Sound Book
    £14.99

    The Noisy Jungle Book : A press-the-page sound book

    Pan Macmillan

    A munching giraffe, a roaring lion and a snuffling aardvark are just some of the animals making a racket down in the Noisy Jungle! With ten sounds ...

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    £14.99
  • Popular Titles - Conjuror Cow
    £6.99

    Conjuror Cow

    Pan Macmillan

    Conjuror Cow is a brilliantly funny lift-the-flap board book by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, and Nick Sharratt, illustrator of You Choo...

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  • Hey Duggee: Duggee and the Christmas Badge
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    Hey Duggee: Duggee and the Christmas Badge

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    Based on the Hey Duggee CBeebies Christmas special premiering December 2020!Earn your Christmas Badge with Duggee!It's Christmas at the clubhouse! ...

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  • The Naughtiest Unicorn on a School Trip
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    The Naughtiest Unicorn on a School Trip

    Egmont UK Ltd

    Mira and Dave are so excited to go on a SCHOOL TRIP with all their Unicorn School friends! They're visiting the Baby Animal Rainbow Care Centre (BA...

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  • Popular Titles - The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Nature Sticker And Colouring Book
    £5.99

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Nature Sticker and Colouring Book

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    Follow The Very Hungry Caterpillar on a journey through nature in this book packed with sticker scenes, puzzles, colouring-in and games. Discover w...

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  • Popular Titles - The Fox Busters
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    The Fox Busters

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    Flightless, helpless and often, more than a little silly, chickens are no match for the cunning, merciless foxes stalking their coop. Or are they?T...

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  • Popular Titles - My Favourite Dinosaur
    £6.99

    My Favourite Dinosaur

    Pan Macmillan

    In My Favourite Dinosaur, older babies and toddlers can have lots of fun lifting the peekaboo flaps to discover what each dinosaur is doing. There ...

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  • What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside
    £12.99

    What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside

    Pan Macmillan

    With a cast of wonderful sea creatures, including a magical mermaid, and plenty of seaside fun, What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside is a brillia...

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    £12.99
  • What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday Sticker Book
    £5.99

    What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday Sticker Book

    Pan Macmillan

    Based on the bestselling picture book by unstoppable picture book pairing Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, the What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday S...

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  • Popular Titles - Merry Christmas, Hugless Douglas Board Book
    £6.99

    Merry Christmas, Hugless Douglas Board Book

    Hachette Children's Group

    Join Douglas for festive fun in the eighth Hugless Douglas adventure. This bestselling series has sold over 1.4 million copies to date in 26 langua...

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  • Popular Titles - Horse Boy
    £6.99

    Horse Boy

    Walker Books Ltd

    A prehistoric survival adventure about a boy and a horse who rescue one another, from the Carnegie Medal-winning author of Apache and Buffalo Soldi...

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  • Popular Titles - Watership Down
    £8.99

    Watership Down

    Penguin Random House Children's UK

    A Puffin book - stories that last a lifetime. Soon to be a major TV mini-series!An epic story that has been beloved for generations, Watership D...

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    £8.99
  • Rabbit and Bear: Attack of the Snack : Book 3
    £5.99

    Rabbit and Bear: Attack of the Snack : Book 3

    Hachette Children's Group

    Gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear whose happy summer day is interrupted b...

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Whether you are an adult or child, reading animal stories have some wonderful benefits you may not have known. Some marvellous advantages of reading animal stories is that it allows readers to learn more about other perspectives and learn how to experience things from different sides of the story. Although many stories are almost always fiction and made up, the grief, excitement, happiness and situations happening in these stories exist in real life. The stories have replaced humans with animals yet kids can truly learn about complex emotional feelings and circumstances which can prepare them as they grow up. Some animals could go through hardships being swept away by rivers and beaten around by harsh weather conditions or suffering to find a good spot to stand in the arctic, these could all teach kids about protecting our environment. 

In animal stories, the animal kingdom replaces human society yet some of these animals portray actions and words which resembles closely to how people act. Whether it is kindness or selfish behaviours, many actions done can have a result or consequences; these can all teach kids to reflect on themselves. Animals in these stories are often found forming unexpected friendships even if their differences are huge, like lions, elephants, turtles, bears, pigs, zebras, dolphins and more, the animal kingdom showcasing differences will teach kids how to accept other people from different backgrounds with different beliefs. Animal stories allow kids to educate themselves without even realizing it, as oftentimes animal stories can keep children entertained. Kids can experience difficulty learning new words and may even find it scary to pick up a new book and to begin reading, but with a comfortable environment and a fun animal story, kids can learn effectively with fun and enjoyment. In this category, we have Oi Cat! , A Tale of Two Kitties , My Favourite Dinosaur and The Ugly Five Early Reader to name a few.