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CHILDREN TITLES September 2013 BABY/TODDLERS

9780316251631 MY TURN TO LEARN COLORS (Hard Back) NATALIE MARSHALL LITTLE BROWN US S$9.90 Explore the exciting world of numbers, brought to life through this irresistibly adorable tabbed board book. My Turn To Learn Colorsuses simple, colorful images and bold, lively scenes to teach early counting concepts. The tabbed edges and thick, strong pages make it easy for young readers to flip through the book by themselves, revealing fun, colorful answers on every spread. Featuring a unique format and bright, bold art and design, these books offer an interactive reading and learning experience that can withstand even the most "hands-on" readers!

9780316251648 MY TURN TO LEARN NUMBERS (Hard Back) NATALIE MARSHALL LITTLE BROWN US S$9.90 Explore the exciting world of numbers, brought to life through this irresistibly adorable tabbed board book. My Turn To Learn Numbers uses simple, colorful images and bold, lively scenes to teach early counting concepts. The tabbed edges and thick, strong pages make it easy for young readers to flip through the book by themselves, revealing fun, colorful answers on every spread. Featuring a unique format and bright, bold art and design, these books offer an interactive reading and learning experience that can withstand even the most "hands-on" readers!

9780316251655 MY TURN TO LEARN OPPOSITES (Hard Back) NATALIE MARSHALL LITTLE BROWN US S$9.90 Explore the exciting world of numbers, brought to life through this irresistibly adorable tabbed board book. My Turn To Learn Opposites uses simple, colorful images and bold, lively scenes to teach early counting concepts. The tabbed edges and thick, strong pages make it easy for young readers to flip through the book by themselves, revealing fun, colorful answers on every spread. Featuring a unique format and bright, bold art and design, these books offer an interactive reading and learning experience that can withstand even the most "hands-on" readers!

9780316251662 MY TURN TO LEARN SHAPES (Hard Back) NATALIE MARSHALL LITTLE BROWN US S$9.90 Explore the exciting world of numbers, brought to life through this irresistibly adorable tabbed board book. My Turn To Learn Shapesuses simple, colorful images and bold, lively scenes to teach early counting concepts. The tabbed edges and thick, strong pages make it easy for young readers to flip through the book by themselves, revealing fun, colorful answers on every spread. Featuring a unique format and bright, bold art and design, these books offer an interactive reading and learning experience that can withstand even the most "hands-on" readers!

9781445494708 DISNEY CARS COLL. LITTLE LIB (Hard Back) PARRAGON S$8.90 Join the Radiator Springs gang as they hold a car show; throw a party and race against their rivals! Read these engine-revving mini adventures, and then flip the books over to complete the puzzle and play with your Lightning toy.

9781445494692 DISNEY CINDERELLA COLL. LITTLE LIB (Hard Back) PARRAGON S$8.90 After Cinderella’s big night at the ball, all of her dreams finally came true. Now you can join the one-of-a-kind Princess as she discovers her own sparkling royal style. Read all about Cinderella’s new life at the royal palace complete the pretty puzzle and play with your Cinderella doll.

9781781860588 DISNEY MICKEY COLL. LITTLE LIB (Hard Back) PARRAGON S$8.90 You’ve got ears! Say cheers and join Mickey and his friends for playtime fun! Read all about Mickey’s hot dog adventures complete the puzzle and play with your Mickey toy.

9781781860595 DISNEY MINNIE COLL. LITTLE LIB (Hard Back) PARRAGON S$8.90 There’s nothing Minnie likes more than shopping and a fun day out with her best friends. Read all Minnie’s bowtastic adventures, flip the books over to complete the puzzle and play with your Minnie doll.


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CHILDREN TITLES September 2013 BABY/TODDLERS

9781409565161 THAT'S NOT MY DUCK (Hard Back) FIONA WATT USBORNE S$14.90 Part of the bestselling, touchy-feely That's not my...series, which has sold millions of copies worldwide. Simple, repetitive text helps children to associate the adjectives with the sensation of touching the tactile patches. Illustrated in Rachel Wells' typical, bold style.

9781409556046 THAT'S NOT MY REINDEER (Hard Back) FIONA WATT USBORNE S$14.90 A touchy-feely book with simple, repetitive text, bright, colourful illustrations and textures to touch and feel on every page. Suitable as a Christmas present, it can help very young children develop language and sensory skills.

9780764166297 IN THE JUNGLE PEEKABOOKS (Hard Back) EMILY BOLAM BARRONS S$10.90 Little hands will be busier than ever as they interact with these adorable lift-the-flap "Peekabooks." Beautifully illustrated stories told in sweet, snappy rhyme will keep them engaged. Each right-hand page features a fold-out flap that expands on the story even more. In "In the Jungle," a baby giraffe, alligator, monkey and lion have questions for their mommies and daddies.

9780764166303 UNDER THE SEA PEEKABOOKS (Hard Back) EMILY BOLAM BARRONS S$10.90 Little hands will be busier than ever as they interact with these adorable lift-the-flap "Peekabooks." Beautifully illustrated stories told in sweet, snappy rhyme will keep them engaged. Each right-hand page features a fold-out flap that expands on the story even more. In "Under the Sea," toddlers can lift the flaps to learn how a baby fish, crab, whale, and octopus will look when they are all grown up.

9780764166273 AROUND TOWN PEEKABOOKS (Hard Back) EMILY BOLAM BARRONS S$10.90

9780764166280 BIG TRUCKS AT WORK PEEKABOOKS (Hard Back) EMILY BOLAM BARRONS S$10.90

Little hands will be busier than ever as they interact with these adorable lift-the-flap Peekabooks. Beautifully illustrated stories told in sweet, snappy rhyme will keep them engaged. Each right-hand page features a fold-out flap that expands on the story even more. In Around Town, a busy truck, train, car and fire engine are out and about. Toddlers can lift the flaps to see what these hard-working vehicles do all day. (Ages 2–5)

Little hands will be busier than ever as they interact with these adorable lift-the-flap "Peekabooks." Beautifully illustrated stories told in sweet, snappy rhyme will keep them engaged. Each right-hand page features a fold-out flap that expands on the story even more. In "Big Trucks at Work," a friendly crane, digger, forklift and dump truck are on the go. Little ones can lift the flaps to see how these super-strong construction vehicles get their work done.

9780764166419 HAUNTED HOUSE (TOUCH AND FEEL) (Hard Back) CAT'S PYJAMA'S STAFF BARRONS S$23.90 Part of the excitement of touching something you can't see is that you never exactly know what it is you're putting your hands on! That's what makes "Haunted House: A Touch and Feel Spooky Tour" so much fun. Inside these rugged board pages, a friendly skeleton guides young readers through a haunted house. Along the way children are invited to put their hands inside of built-in pockets to touch a hairy spider leg a vampire's fangs an eyeball and even gross, slimy brains! A glow in the dark cover and an especially spooky pop-up at the end of the book add to the fun. Young readers won't be able to resist challenging themselves, their friends, and their family to reach inside the pockets if they dare!

9781409566175 LOOK INSIDE A CASTLE (Soft Cover) CONRAD MASON USBORNE S$22.00 This is an innovative flap book offering a fascinating glimpse behind the scenes of a busy castle. Amid the hustle and bustle, find flaps beneath flaps and many more surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained. Young readers can meet lords, ladies, knights and squires and find out how they live, work, fight and relax in their magnificent castle home.


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CHILDREN TITLES September 2013 BABY/TODDLERS

9781409566489 SD ACTION HEROES 1 AND 2 (Soft Cover) MEGAN CULLIS USBORNE S$22.00 Part of the collectable Sticker Dressing series, this sticker book comes with over 400 stickers with which to dress the action heroes in clothing suitable for a range of challenging situations.

9781423634119 SHERLOCK HOLMES IN THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES: A BABYLIT BOARD BOOK (Hard Back) JENNIFER ADAMS PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$17.90 BabyLit A series of board books for brilliant babies Sherlock Holmes in the Hound of the Baskervilles: A BabyLit Sounds Primer Jennifer Adams BabyLit artwork Alison Oliver BabyLit is a fashionable way to introduce your toddler to the world of classic literature. With clever, simple text by Jennifer Adams, paired with stylish design and illustrations by Sugar's Alison Oliver, these books are a must for every savvy parent's nursery library.

9780764166334 OOPS! LITTLE CHICK (PUSH, PULL, POP!) (Hard Back) JO LODGE BARRONS S$12.90 Smaller children (and some adults, too!) will laugh out loud as they interact with this highly imaginative pull-the-tabs book. Follow Little Chick as he comes out of his egg and begins to explore the world. Much like the children reading this adorable book, he wobbles when he walks, he's curious about the things around him, and he even has little accidents. Guaranteed to delight little ones! (Ages 2–5)

9780764166327 STOMP! LITTLE DINOSAUR (PUSH, PULL, POP!) (Hard Back) JO LODGE BARRONS S$12.90 Smaller children (and some adults, too!) will laugh out loud as they interact with this highly imaginative pull-the-tabs book. This tiny T-Rex has a big appetite, but catching his lunch is not so easy. He may be young but he is learning the ways of the world. Much like the children reading this adorable book, he wobbles when he walks, his tummy rumbles when he's hungry, and he just may need a little help to get things done. Guaranteed to delight little ones! (Ages 2–5)

9781423183860 JINGLE BELL DOC (Hard Back) SHEILA SWEENY HIGGINSON LITTLE BROWN US S$9.90

9781423634089 JABBERWOCKY: A BABYLIT BOARD BOOK (Hard Back) JENNIFER ADAMS PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$17.90

9781423634836 ANNA KARENINA: A BABYLIT BOARD BOOK (Hard Back) JENNIFER ADAMS PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$17.90

9780764166402 WIPE-CLEAN: FUN ON THE MOVE (Hard Back) TOM JAMES BARRONS S$16.90

BabyLit A series of board books for brilliant babies Jabberwocky: A BabyLit Nonsense Primer Jennifer Adams BabyLit artwork Alison Oliver BabyLit is a fashionable way to introduce your toddler to the world of classic literature. With clever, simple text by Jennifer Adams, paired with stylish design and illustrations by Sugar's Alison Oliver, these books are a must for every savvy parent's nursery library.

BabyLit A series of board books for brilliant babies Anna Karenina: A BabyLit Fashion Primer Jennifer Adams BabyLit artwork Alison Oliver BabyLit is a fashionable way to introduce your toddler to the world of classic literature. With clever, simple text by Jennifer Adams, paired with stylish design and illustrations by Sugar's Alison Oliver, these books are a must for every savvy parent's nursery library.

Each page of Barron's sturdy, brightly illustrated "Wipe Clean Playbooks" are filled with familiar objects and animals for kids to identify and fun activities for them to complete. Kids can write in their answers with the included wipe-clean pen. Then they can use the felt eraser, conveniently attached to the pen to clear off the pages and start over again! These highly interactive books also feature a wheel that changes picture details on both the front cover and its reverse side, along with a fold-out feature on every right-hand page. In "Fun on the Move," adorable animals in planes, trains, boats, and cars will keep children engaged as they count, draw, identify shapes and colors, and more.

Dad's toy from when he was a boy, Jingle Bell Bear, has been waking Doc and Donny up on Christmas morning every year for as long as Doc can remember. But this year, Jingle Bell's ringer is broken! While Doc works on finding a cure, Lambie, Stuffy, and the rest of the toys realize how special Doc is to them. Now it's their turn to make something extra special for Doc, and Jingle Bell can't wait to help!


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9780764166396 WIPE-CLEAN: PLAY DAY COLORS (Hard Back) TOM JAMES BARRONS S$16.90 Each page of Barron's sturdy, brightly illustrated "Wipe Clean Playbooks" are filled with familiar objects and animals for kids to identify and fun activities for them to complete. Kids can write in their answers with the included wipe-clean pen. Then they can use the felt eraser, conveniently attached to the pen to clear off the pages and start over again!

9780764166235 MUDDLE ZOO: MAGNETIC PLAY BOOK (Hard Back) JANNIE HO BARRONS S$19.90 The zoo is closed and all seems quiet, but take a closer look. Lion is taking a stroll, Kangaroo is having dinner at the caf, and none of the animals are in their cages! With the help of 17 amazing animal magnets, children can help a whole zoo have fun. Together they'll cool off in the pool, visit other animals, and freely explore the zoo when no one is around.

9781607106340 FIREFIGHTER: PRETEND AND PLAY (Hard Back) SALINA YOON PERSEUS INTERNATIONAL S$22.90 Pretend and play along with the firefighters! Using the four interactive puzzle pieces that kids match to each scene, play along and help save the day with your own firefighting equipment, and find a pop-up fire truck at the end! Young readers can follow along as the firefighter puts out a kitchen fire, saves pets from a burning home, and removes a fallen tree. With a built-in handle, this kit is handy for grab-and-go fun, and little ones can carry it themselves. Pretend and Play: Firefighter is a wonderful introduction to all the heroic tasks that firefighters perform.

9781849397490 ELMER AND THE WHALES (Hard Back) DAVID MCKEE TRANSWORLD S$24.90 Elmer and his cousin Wilbur decide to go to the coast to see the whales. But their journey becomes far more of an adventure then they expected, when they find themselves lost at sea. Can the whales help them back to shore?

9780552569026 FAIRIES OF BLOSSOM BAKERY: PLUM AND THE WINTER BALL (Soft Cover) MANDY ARCHER TRANSWORLD S$11.90

9781849395687 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY! (Soft Cover) RICHARD BYRNE TRANSWORLD S$11.90

9781409566748 FR L2 LITTLE MISS MUFFET (BOOK & CD) (Hard Back) RUSSEL PUNTER USBORNE S$8.90

Plum and the fairies of Blossom Bakery are looking forward to Princess Crystal's Winter Ball but who will be crowned the Snow Belle? Plum has been working hard to get better at skating but on the day of the ball it's all going horribly wrong. Will her fairy friends be able to bring some festive cheer?

Gregory the gull and Hudson the penguin are the best of friends. When Gregory learns to fly, Hudson feels left out. But when Gregory gets into trouble, it's Hudson who comes to his rescue, discovering he also has a wonderful skill.

9781409566755 FR BRER RABBIT AND THE BLACKBERRY BUSH (BK & CD) (Hard Back) LOUIE STOWEL USBORNE S$8.90 •The classic tale retold for beginner readers ready to tackle slightly more complicated storylines and sentence structures. •Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox are always up to mischief. Now Brer Fox has the perfect plan to stop Brer Rabbit once and for all. •Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. •Includes several pages of reading-related puzzles.

•Little Miss Muffet is in for a surprise – a great big spider wants to join her picnic! •A charming extended version of the classic nursery rhyme specially written for beginner readers ready to tackle more complicated storylines and sentence structures. •Includes fun puzzles to complete after the story. •Developed in consultation with reading specialists from Roehampton University. •Part of the Usborne Reading Programme.


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CHILDREN TITLES September 2013 YOUNG CHILDREN

9781409566779 FR L3 DANNY THE DRAGON (BOOK & CD) (Hard Back) RUSSEL PUNTER USBORNE S$8.90 •The humorous story of Danny the friendly dragon told with elements of repetition to help beginner readers develop confidence and reading stamina. •Some dragons are scary – but not Danny. He loves to help his friends with his fiery breath. But Danny is in for a nasty surprise when a stranger comes to town. •Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

9781409566830 YR 2 AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS (BOOK & CD) (Hard Back) J. BINGHAM USBORNE S$8.90 •The classic tale of Phileas Fogg and his quest to travel around the world in just eighty days. •Full colour illustrations throughout. •Written with the help of a reading consultant. •Part of Young Reading Series 2 for readers growing in confidence.

9781409566762 FR L3 GOOSE THAT LAID THE GOLDEN EGG (BOOK & CD) (Hard Back) RUSSEL PUNTER USBORNE S$8.90 •The classic story retold with simple text and delightful illustrations. •Poor Tom and Elena can’t believe their luck when their goose lays a golden egg, but what happens when one golden egg a day just isn’t enough? •First Reading Level Three titles help beginner readers develop reading stamina and include character sheets or maps and the main story. •Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

9781409566786 9781409566793 FR L4 PERCY AND THE PIRATES FR L4 THE UGLY DUCKLING (BOOK & CD) (Hard Back) (BOOK & CD) (Hard Back) RUSSEL PUNTER RUSSEL PUNTER USBORNE USBORNE S$8.90 S$8.90 •An original story told with simple text for children just beginning to read. •When dastardly pirates capture Percy Pike, he has to use all his cunning to escape. Will he find a way to save himself from walking the plank and scoop all Captain Crook’s treasure as well? •Humorously illustrated by Kate Sheppard. •Developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.

•The classic story of The Ugly Duckling retold with simple text for children just beginning to read. •Accompanied by clear and vivid illustrations throughout. •Attractive hardback book with ribbon marker. •Developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University. •For children just starting to read alone.

9781409566816 YR 1 RAPUNZEL (BOOK & CD) (Hard Back) SUSANNA DAVIDSON USBORNE S$8.90

9781409566809 YR 1 THE MINOTAUR (BOOK & CD) (Hard Back) RUSSEL PUNTER USBORNE S$8.90

9781409566823 YR 2 TWELFTH NIGHT (BOOK & CD) (Hard Back) ROSIE DICKINS USBORNE S$8.90

•A classic fairytale by the Brothers Grimm, which tells the tale of the beautiful Rapunzel, imprisoned in a tower by an evil witch. •Features lively and comical illustrations by Desideria Guicciardini. •Young readers will treasure this gift edition, which is published in hardback with a ribbon marker. •Part of Young Reading Series 1 for children just starting to read alone.

•The classic Greek myth retold with easy-reading text for children who have just started reading alone. •Brave Theseus takes on the challenge of defeating the fearsome Minotaur deep in a maze of tunnels below Crete. But will he return from the Labyrinth alive? •Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. •With links to fun and simple websites with games and activities.

•Shakespeare’s classic comedy retold for children growing in reading confidence and ability. •When Viola is left shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, she must disguise herself as a boy for protection. But when she becomes a page for Duke Orsino, things start to get a little complicated. •Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. •With links to recommended websites for children to find out more about Shakespeare and the play.


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CHILDREN TITLES September 2013 YOUNG CHILDREN

9781423184812 WORLD OF READING L1: MINNIE'S PET SALON (Soft Cover) WILLIAM SCOLLON LITTLE BROWN US S$5.90 Minnie and friends get ready to pamper their pets at Minnie's Pet Salon! It's a spa day like no other for Pluto, Figaro, Bella, Butch, and Mr. Pettibone! In this Level 1 Reader with simple text and word repetition, children will be able to enjoy this Minnie and friends story on their own. Based on the Disney Junior movie event airing in mid-November 2013!

9781423167587 DISNEY PRINCESS TAKE-ALONG TALES: WITH 8 STORYBKS & STICKERS! (Soft Cover) AL GIULIANI LITTLE BROWN US S$17.90 The Disney Princesses star in this convenient set that features eight mini-books. From Rapunzel to Belle, each 24-page book focuses on a different princess. The books slide neatly into the pockets of a gatefolded case along with a sheet of stickers. With this collection, young readers can take their princess stories wherever they go.

9781423186571 DISNEY MMCH: SUPER ADVENTURE (Soft Cover) LITTLE BROWN US S$6.90 Adventure is in the air when Professor Von Drake stops by the Clubhouse with a Super-Maker Machine that turns Mickey and his friends into superheroes! And just in time: PowerPants Pete and Megamort have a shrink ray, and they won't stop until everything is miniature--including Mickey! The gang has to combine their super powers and work together in this 8x8 storybook based on the Disney Junior special tentpole movie event airing in October 2013. Comes with stickers for even more Mickey Mouse Clubhouse fun!

9781423169031 DISNEY TIANA: THE STOLEN JEWEL (Soft Cover) CALLIOPE GLASS LITTLE BROWN US S$6.90 It's just another ordinary day for Tiana--until a flamingo lands in her kitchen! Soon Tiana is off on an adventure through the bayou and all over New Orleans in search of a magic pearl stolen from Mama Odie. With full-color spot art and full-page illustrations throughout, older Princess fans are sure to love this jewel-themed chapter book.

9781423171348 DISNEY READ ALONG & CD: DOCTORING THE DOC (Soft Cover) LISA ANN MARSOLI LITTLE BROWN US S$9.90 When Doc comes down with a case of "achoo-achoo-sneezywheezy disease," the toys become the doctors for a change! Thanks to Mom, Doc and the toys learn the importance of getting plenty of sleep when you're sick. This fun, interactive read-along storybook with CD teaches kids that rest (and a cuddle or two) is the best medicine.

9781472330505 DISNEY DOC MCSTUFFINS COLOURING BK (Hard Back) PARRAGON S$2.90

9781472330512 DISNEY DOC MCSTUFFINS STICKER SCENE (Hard Back) PARRAGON S$2.90

9781472316875 DORA MAGICAL STORYBK (Soft Cover) PARRAGON S$4.90

Cuddles are the best medicine at Doc’s clinic for stuffed animals and toys. Colour the pictures inside and help Doc make everybody feel better. Boo boos be gone!

Doc loves popping bubbles with her friends. But when Bubble Monkey suddenly stops working, there are no more bubbles to pop! Can Doc fix Bubble Monkey? Complete the scenes with your stickers and find out!

It’s time to jump into another storybook adventure with Dora! This time she needs to help a brave girl named Allie save the beautiful Crystal Kingdom from the greedy king who hid all the magical crystals. Vámanos, let’s go! Enjoy a best-loved Dora adventure with this magical storybook.


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MPH SG Sep'13 Children Books (highlights)  

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