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The Drum

Does your child enjoy adventorous tales from far away? These books are packed full of wonderful stories set around the world.

  • The Giant Turnip

    Author: Henriette Barkow Illustrator: Richard Johnson

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  • The Giant Turnip

    Author: Henriette Barkow Illustrator: Richard Johnson

    The children in Miss Honeywood's class decide to grow vegetables in their school garden. What a shock they get when they discover …

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  • The Animal Boogie

    Author: Stella Blackstone Illustrator: Debbie Harter

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  • The Animal Boogie

    Author: Stella Blackstone Illustrator: Debbie Harter

    Boogie along with the jungle inhabitants who flap, shake, flap and slide their way through this colourful book

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  • Sleep Well Siba & Saba

    Author: Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl Illustrator: Sandra Van Doorn

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  • Sleep Well Siba & Saba

    Author: Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl Illustrator: Sandra Van Doorn

    Sisters Siba and Saba are always forgetting where they have left things. They leave sweaters on buses and sandals at the beach. At…

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  • You're Safe With Me

    Author: Chitra Soundar Illustrator: Poonam Mistry

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  • You're Safe With Me

    Author: Chitra Soundar Illustrator: Poonam Mistry

    This simple story will comfort little ones and its soothing text will lull them to sleep. Accompanied with incredibly stunning and…

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  • Cat is Sleepy

    Author: Satoshi Kitamura Illustrator: Satoshi Kitamura

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  • Cat is Sleepy

    Author: Satoshi Kitamura Illustrator: Satoshi Kitamura

    Cat is determined to find somewhere comfortable and quiet to sleep... this is an ideal first board book for the under-fives with a…

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  • Hats of Faith

    Author: Medeia Cohan Illustrator: Sarah Walsh

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  • Hats of Faith

    Author: Medeia Cohan Illustrator: Sarah Walsh

    This instructive board book opens with the simple statement that many religious people wear head coverings to show their love of G…

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  • One, Two, Tree!

    Author: Anushka Ravishankar and Sirish Rao Illustrator: Durga Bai

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  • One, Two, Tree!

    Author: Anushka Ravishankar and Sirish Rao Illustrator: Durga Bai

    This is an unusual and creative counting book. The pictures reflect the tribal traditions of central India, and the tree fills up …

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  • My First Atlas

    Author: Philip Dauncey Illustrator: Stephen Barker

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  • My First Atlas

    Author: Philip Dauncey Illustrator: Stephen Barker

    A bright and simple vision of the world shown in seven continents. Each spread shows a map outline in bright colours with a few an…

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  • The Drum

    Author: Ken Wilson-Max Illustrator: Catell Ronca

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  • The Drum

    Author: Ken Wilson-Max Illustrator: Catell Ronca

    This little but lively book is part of Tiny Owl’s "Children. Music. Life" series, which focuses on musical instruments from around…

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