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‘Tis the Month Before Christmas: The True Story of Santa

  Based on the concept of an advent calendar, this unique book will keep children busy and excited about bedtime reading for a whole month before Christmas. Thirty separate stories are hidden between the pages of the book, and tell the real story of Santa’s life. The in-between pages are filled with crafts, activities and fun facts from around the …

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Buzzy Bee’s Food Shapes

The iconic Buzzy Bee + new stories by award winning New Zealand author Joy Cowley – two new board books that will delight young children everywhere Buzzy Bee’s Food Shapes Oscar the Ostrich doesn’t know his shapes. Buzzy Bee and Mary Lou try to help by giving Oscar a square sandwich for lunch. Can you help Oscar too ? Buzzy …

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Buzzy Bee’s Birthday Party

The iconic Buzzy Bee + new stories by award winning New Zealand author Joy Cowley – two new board books that will delight young children everywhere Buzzy Bee’s Birthday Party It’s Buzzy Bee’s birthday and he’s having a party! He needs balloons, party hats and jelly. But how many does he need ? Help Buzzy Bee count Buzzy Bee’s Birthday Party …

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Little Bo Peep and More : Favourite Nursery Rhymes

What is New Zealand famous for? Sheep! What do little kids love? Nursery rhymes! Join the two together and you have Little Bo Peep and more…: four nursery rhymes about sheep, set in New Zealand. Here are ‘Mary Had a Little Lamb’, ‘Baa Baa Black Sheep’, ‘Little Bo Peep’ and ‘Little Boy Blue’ as you’ve never seen them, set on …

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