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CBC Online Catalogue : Books for 3 to 5 years : Authors A to C
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Funnybones by Allen Ahlberg and Andre Amshitz.(Reference #q)
On a dark night in a cosy bed, the big skeleton has a dream. So does the little skeleton. They dream they are chased by lots dinosaurs. But have no fear: dogs can dream too and come to the rescue.

Price: £4.50

Funnybones by Allen Ahlberg and Andre Amshitz.


The Secret Fairy Handbook by Dawn Apperley The Secret Fairy Handbook by Dawn Apperley(Reference #apperley1)


Price: £8.99


The Lighthouse Keepers Rescue by Ronda and David Armitage.(Reference #hh)
Mr Grinling loves being a lighthouse keeper, but the Inspectors of Lighthouses find that he falls asleep too often and the light is not light, so they decide to hire a younger man for the job. Poor Mr Grinling he is so upset, even Mrs Grinling singing his favourite tune "Humpty Dumpty" does not help. If only they knew that a beached whale was coming to the rescue!

Price: £4.99

The Lighthouse Keepers Rescue by Ronda and David Armitage.


The Smallest Whale by Elizabeth Beresford. The Smallest Whale by Elizabeth Beresford.(Reference #1860794671)
A baby whale follows the sound of a small fishing boat instead of his mother and lands up beached on a beach. The whole community of this small fishing village help him back into the water to join his waiting family. Beautifully illustrated and charmingly told.

Price: £4.99


Beware of Boys by Tony Blundell.(Reference #ii)
What would you do if you were captured by a hungry wolf on your way home from school one day?

Price: £4.99

Beware of Boys by Tony Blundell.


Mr Plod and the Stolen Bicycle by Enid Blyton. Mr Plod and the Stolen Bicycle by Enid Blyton.(Reference #eb)
Mr Plod, the policeman was hoping something exciting would happen when, suddenly, he was called on to find Big Ears' stolen bicycle. Mr Plod had rarely had such a busy day uncovering clues. But just where were they all leading?

Price: £4.99


Toy Town Stories - Big-Ears and the Naughty Trick, by Enid Blyton.(Reference #0001007122)
Read by Jan Francis.

Contains one 32 page colour book and one unabridged story cassette.

Price: £4.99

Toy Town Stories - Big-Ears and the Naughty Trick, by Enid Blyton.


Paddington Bear by Michael Bond. Paddington Bear by Michael Bond.(Reference #0001983008)
In celebration of this beloved bear's 40th birthday, Michael Bonds' original story of Paddington Bear has been beautifully illustrated by artist R.W.Alley.

Price: £10.99


The Snowman Story Book by Raymond Briggs.(Reference #pp)
James builds a snowman and gives him a scarf, a hat and a tangerine for a nose and lumps of coal for his buttons and his eyes. The snowman comes alive and takes James for a magical ride through the night and then returns him home, safe and sound.

Price: £3.99

The Snowman Story Book by Raymond Briggs.


Jim and the Beanstalk by Raymond Briggs. Jim and the Beanstalk by Raymond Briggs.(Reference #oo)
Jim found a beanstalk growing outside his window one morning and followed his predecessor up to the top. There he found a short sighted, toothless, nearly bald, unhappy giant. Jim saw to it that the giant was fitted up with new spectacles, a set of false teeth and a great red curly wig. The trouble was that now the giant felt like a new man and his favourite dish was "fried boy"!

Price: £4.99


Willy the Champ by A Browne.(Reference #bb)
Willy likes to read and listen to music and walk in the park with his friend Millie. He is hopeless at sport and everyone laughs at him ... until the day he is threatened by horrible Busker Nose!

Price: £4.99

Willy the Champ by A Browne.


Arthur's Reading Race by Marc Brown. Arthur's Reading Race by Marc Brown.(Reference #arthur01)
There is tons of sticker fun in this easy to read Arthur story. Join D.W. and Arthur in their exciting race.

Price: £2.50


Arthur's New Puppy by Marc Brown.(Reference #arthur02)
Arthur's new playmate, Pal, is a real mucky pup. His puppy-dog puddles are driving the family nuts. But Arthur has got plans for his problem pet - that is if he can read his dog training book before naughty Pal eats it!

Price: £2.50

Arthur's New Puppy by Marc Brown.


Glasses for D.W. by Marc Brown. Glasses for D.W. by Marc Brown.(Reference #glasses)
Masses of stickers in this easy to read Arthur story. Read how much D.W. wants glasses like Arthur.

Price: £2.50


Arthur's Baby by Marc Brown.(Reference #arthur03)
When Arthur's parents announce they are having a baby, his friends are full of scary baby-care stories. Will Arthur cope with the new arrival? Surely even a baby cannot be more of a handful than D.W.

Price: £2.50

Arthur's Baby by Marc Brown.


Arthur's Chicken Pox by Marc Brown. Arthur's Chicken Pox by Marc Brown.(Reference #mb)
Arthur has got chicken pox and D.W. is feeling jealous of all the extra attention he is getting. But at least she won't be stuck at home in bed feeling sick, scratchy and spotty, instead of going to the circus ... will she?

Price: £2.50


Mr Grumpy's Motor Car by John Burningham.(Reference #y)
Mr Grumpy decides to go for a ride and everyone comes too. But down somes the rain and the are gets stuck. Who is going to push the car out of the mud? "Not me" said the goat, "I'm too old." "Nor me" said the calf,"I'm too young." ... and so ... on...

Price: £4.99

Mr Grumpy's Motor Car by John Burningham.


Mr Grumpy's Outing by John Burningham. Mr Grumpy's Outing by John Burningham.(Reference #x)
Mr Grumpy decides to go for a boat ride but everyone wants to come too but will they behave asks Mr Grumpy, "Of course!" say all the animals.

Price: £4.99


The Owl's Lesson by Nick Butterworth.(Reference #owllesson)
Percy the park keeper loves to spend time with his animal friends, even though his work in the park keeps him very busy. The animals often need Percy to lend a helping hand, like the time when a little bird needed flying lessons.

Price: £3.99

The Owl's Lesson by Nick Butterworth.


The Secret Path by Nick Butterworth. The Secret Path by Nick Butterworth.(Reference #secretpath)
It is a beautiful spring morning and a perfect opportunity for Percy the park keep to trim the overgrown maze. But mazes can be rather confusing and when Percy's awful friends decide to have some fun, everyone is in for a surprise ...

Price: £3.99


MIss Bilberry`s New House by Emma Chichester Clark(Reference #ee)
Miss Bilberry lives in a pale yellow house with a fine view of the mountains. She has a dog called Cecilie, a cat call Chester, and two birds call Chitty and Chatty. Miss Bilberry loves her house and the view, and her pets but can't help wondering what life on the other side of the mountains would be like. Perhaps it would be even better. So one day she packs her bags and she and her pets set off ...

Price: £3.99

MIss Bilberry`s New House by Emma Chichester Clark


There's a Monster who eats Books in our House by Sally Cordley. There's a Monster who eats Books in our House by Sally Cordley.(Reference #0750020199)


Price: £4.99


BBC’s Bob the Builder Sticker-it!(Reference #stickerit)
Other activity books also available in the series for different ages.

Price: £3.99

BBCÂ’s Bob the Builder Sticker-it!


Bob the Builder - Spud's New Nose. Bob the Builder - Spud's New Nose.(Reference #0563556145)
Interactive Jigsaw Book.

Price: £5.99


Laura's Star by Klaus Baumgart(Reference #1854304801)
A touching magical story in soft watercolours about a lonely little girl who learns that friendship sometimes means letting go of your most preasious treasure.

Price: £9.99

Laura's Star by Klaus Baumgart


Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andrede and Guy Parker-Rees Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andrede and Guy Parker-Rees(Reference #0860399185)
Gerald was a tall giraffe. Whose neck was long and slim. But his knees were awfully bandy. And his legs were rather thin. Gerald was not a good dancer. Every year he dreaded the great Jungle Dance. But what Gerald discovers one beautiful moonlit night is that when we're different sometimes all we need is a different song to dance to...

Price: £9.99


Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain by Edward Ardizzone(Reference #0590114174)
Join Little Tim on his first exciting adventure at sea. In this story he meets Captain McFee and embarks on his very first voyage... Tim's courage is tested to the utmost when his ship starts to sink! A classic picture storybook that has enthralled generations of children and is set to win the hearts of many more.

Price: £9.99

Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain by Edward Ardizzone


Zoe The Tooth Fairy by Jane Andrews Zoe The Tooth Fairy by Jane Andrews(Reference #andrews)
It is the day that Zoe and her friend Pip graduate from tooth fairy school. Armed with their sixpence and a packet of sleep dust they are sent on their first mission, but it does not go as smoothly as they might have hoped.

Price: £4.99


Zoe at Fairy School by Jane Andrews(Reference #1853406406)
It's Zoe's first day ever at fairy school and she is so excited that she can't sit still. The beautiful Fairy Queen teaches the fairies how to wave their wands and make magic sparkles. It's great fun but it's much harder than it looks. Poor Zoe just can't get it right! Then just when she thinks she'll never do it Zoe gets some unexpected help - from the prettiest butterfly she has ever seen...

Price: £4.99

Zoe at Fairy School by Jane Andrews


The Lion Who Wanted to Love by Giles Andreae & David Wojtowyez The Lion Who Wanted to Love by Giles Andreae & David Wojtowyez(Reference #1860399134)
Deep in the African heartland Way out on the hot sunny plains. There lived a small lion who didn't fit in And Leo was this lion's name. Now lions are usually fierce And lions are meant to be strong But Leo just wanted to love everybody. And play with his friends all day long.

Price: £4.99


Bob the Builder - Wendy's Busy Day - BBC(Reference #0563555467)
When Bob catches a cold Wendy steps in to make sure that some important roadworks are finished on time. The work goes well - until Dizzy the scatty cement mixer discovers that you should never play football in wet concrete! Now the team must rescue Dizzy and finish the road.

Price: £3.50

Bob the Builder - Wendy's Busy Day - BBC


Beware of the Storybook Wolves by Lauren Child Beware of the Storybook Wolves by Lauren Child(Reference #034077915-2)
For a real thrill try reading Beware of the Storybook Wolves.

It will scare your socks off... and tell you exactly what to do if the wolves escape from your storybook!

Enjoy this wickedly funny book from an outstanding new talent.

Price: £9.99