Stories & Pop-ups Ages 3–6

  • 10 Reasons to Love an Elephant

    Elephants go on incredible migrations, know that granny knows best, can incredibly clever and can scare off lions with their huge ears. Show you love them by buying FSC products and never buying anything made of ivory.

    This gorgeous is a must for any young animal enthusiast.

    Recommended for ages 3+.

  • A Horse and More

    Where can imagination take you? Georgie's dream is to have a horse.

    Dad won't buy the real thing, so she teams up with an imaginary horse. Together, they ride in famous races, visit distant lands and famous people from past eras – as they experience every form of work, competition and pleasure riding. For children who dream!

  • ABC Book of Food

    This delightful introduction to the world of food is gloriously illustrated, taking children on a journey from the paddock, the orchard and the garden to their own kitchen.

    Recommended for ages 3+.

  • All Around the World

    With over 330 resuable stickers and 18 large-scale drawings to colour in, All Around the World: Sports and Games represents hours of play.

    Children will love choosing where to place the stickers within the eight fold-out landscapes which take them to the adventure playground, the sports stadium, swimming at the water park, to an acrobatic circus performance, horse trekking, on rides at the fun park, the zoo, and even up the ski slope. Stickers can be endlessly positioned and re-positioned allowing children to bring each setting to life, making new scenes and stories of their very own.

    Recommended for ages 4+.

  • All My Treasures

    When a girl receives a beautiful porcelain box from her grandmother, she immediately wants something special to put inside it. But what could it be? What does she love best? As it turns out, life's most precious treasures cannot be contained in a box!

    With a gentle message about the immateriality of happiness, this story reminds us to take pleasure in everyday moments. The book is beautifully packaged with a sparkly die-cut star on the cover, and flaps throughout reveal hidden surprises. It explores facets of emotional maturity for toddlers – from expecting a sibling to dealing with childhood fears.

    Recommended for ages 3+.

  • All Through the Night
    Darkness is falling, and weary children everywhere are snuggling under their sheets. A small boy lays his head against his pillow and wakes to find himself rocking and rolling along through the night, onwards towards the morning. Soar with him beneath the stars in a magical journey on the midnight express.
  • Alphabets are Amazing Animals

    Kind Kiwis Kiss Kangaroos; Lazy Lions Lick Lollipops; Plump Penguins Play Ping Pong ... There is no end to the things animals get up to in this quirkily alliterative alphabet book.

    Anushka Ravishankar's text plays with words: their sounds, rhythms, and meanings, combining into sentences that are syntactically precise, yet managing to conjure up the kind of absurd goings-on guaranteed to tickle every child's imagination. Christiane Pieper's joyful art brings these curious and happy scenes to life – every page in the book is a story in itself.

    Recommended for ages 3+.

  • An Alphabet

    Exquisitely illustrated by award-winning, bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers, this irresistible board book gloriously brings the alphabet to life.

    From Astronaut to Zeppelin, this is no ordinary alphabet... Boldly colourful, funny and specially adapted from Oliver Jeffers' highly-acclaimed Once Upon an Alphabet, this new edition is perfect for younger readers.

  • Aussie Legends Alphabet

    In this irreverent look at Australian cultural icons, A is for Adam Goodes, B is for Bob Hawke and C is for Cathy Freeman.

    This is no ordinary alphabet book! This is the official A to Z of amazing Aussies that make this country so great. Sometimes irreverent, always charming, and beautifully illustrated by Beck Feiner.

    Recommended for ages 3+.

  • Baby Panda
    The two baby pandas are always fighting and squabbling until one day, while eating some bamboo, they find they have to learn to share. From the popular series about baby animals whose situations mirror those of young children.
  • Beauty and the Beast

    The tale is as old as time: A man steals a rose from the garden of a beast. His beautiful daughter sacrifices herself to a life in the beast’s castle to protect her father. The beast and the girl fall in love and live happily ever after…

    This beloved tale is captured with lyrical prose and lavish illustration. This timeless tale is brought to life with sumptuous paintings and ornamental detail in this lush picture book to be cherished at story time again and again.

    Recommended for ages 4+.

  • Beauty and the Beast

    Generations of readers have been bewitched by the epic love story of a beautiful young girl imprisoned in the magical castle of a monstrous beast. Now, the classic fairy tale is brought to life in this spectacular illustrated edition.

    The book is packed with specially commissioned, full-colour artwork and nine exclusive interactive features, including:

    • A fold-out map of the rich French city where the Merchant (Beauty's father) and his family reside
    • A fold out that reveals the interior of the Beast's enchanted palace
    • A series of flaps (similar to an Advent calendar) that open to reveal different entertainments
    • A dial of the ring Beauty turns on her finger to return to the Beast

    Imaginative artwork, exquisite detail and engaging design recreate this timeless romantic adventure as never before in a lush unabridged gift edition sure to be cherished for years to come.

    Recommended for ages 6+.

  • Before After

    Before the chicken there was an egg. After the chicken there is an egg. What came before and what comes after? Every turn of the page offers a surprise in this beautiful, humorous book of thought-provoking pictures.

    With simple, graphic illustrations sure to appeal to even the youngest of children, this smart exploration of the fascinating theme of before and after will please the most discerning adult readers, too.

  • Blinky Bill's ABC

    Learning is so much more fun when you can do it with Blinky Bill!

    R is for rabbit and P is for peekaboo. Discover the alphabet with mischievous Blinky Bill and his adorable Australian bush friends.

    Recommended for ages 3+.

  • Bob, the Railway Dog

    The true story of a little dog who had adventure in his heart and the rattle of the rails in his soul.

    In the early days of the railway, when shiny new tracks were opening vast areas of Australia, there was an adventurous dog who was part of it all. As the tracks were being laid he was there on the train – riding in his favourite spot on top of the engine. Everyone knew him. He was Bob the Railway Dog.

    Recommended for ages 5+.

  • Box

    What would YOU do with a box? When four toddlers find some toys in cardboard boxes, they have fun with them for a while. But, before long, the friends' interest in the toys wains and their attention turns to the boxes themselves.

    What could they do with SO many boxes, they wonder? An inspiring and charming novelty book celebrating the creative possibilities and limitless joy of the boxes.

    Recommended for ages 3+.

  • Buildablock

    Young children are introduced to more than 24 construction on machines featuring die-cut shapes on every other spread and the charming art of British design team Peskimo.

    Buildablock explores construction sites and machines in a truly exciting and unique way. The sturdy board pages in a small trim create an inviting, chunky package that is perfect for little hands.

    Recommended for ages 3+.

  • Bunny's Big White Teeth
    This colourful, illustrated, cautionary tale about a rabbit who eats lots of sugary foods & doesn't take care of his teeth comes with a toothbrush.

    The story is clever, rhyming and witty. It invites children to draw muck on Bunny's teeth, then clean his teeth the right way using the brush and do it often. The stains disappear and children learn what not to eat and how to brush to look after their teeth.
  • Can You Keep a Straight Face?

    Can you keep a straight face? Straight eyebrows? Straight lips? A straight...nose?

    These pages are packed with interactive tabs that allow children to pull funny faces with impunity. A pop-up book with flaps to lift, tabs to pull and plenty of surprises!

    Recommended for ages 3+.