by John Burningham
The Hargraves want their new baby to grow up big and strong. But the puny mite will hardly eat a thing. One day Mrs Hargraves finds an avocado in the fruit bowl and the baby gobbles it up. Soon, the strangest things start to happen...
As We Grow
No one knows what lies ahead, or who they’ll grow to be. It’s all a part of growing up – the journey to be me…
In this stunning picture book, enchanting illustrations sensitively depict each stage of life and the journey of transformation that we undergo as we grow up.
Funnybones: Bumps In The Night by Janet and Allan Ahlberg
No matter where they are, the two skeletons keep going bump in the night! There's only one thing to do: "Send for Doctor Bones!" Explore the skeleton and names of bones and the friendly skeletons put themselves together again!
Dinnertime isn't easy in Freda's house. Everything is simply Yuk! There just isn't any pleasing Fussy Freda. But when Freda starts to shrink and experiences some unpleasant results, she decides that food may not be all that bad at all.
Look Inside Your Body
This wonderful flap book introduces children to the way their bodies work in a fun and informative way. Young readers' minds will boggle as they learn about how their brains work, what happens when they eat, how their lungs use oxygen and much more.
What Makes Your Body Work?
by Gill Arbuthnott
From understanding why the brain can decipher ltteers in a wrod in the wrnog oredr to measuring your own lung volume, What Makes Your Body Work is bursting full of insightful and brilliant ways to discover what makes our bodies tick.
by Tedd Arnold
There's fuzz in his belly button, his toes are peeling and his first tooth has fallen out. His parts are coming unglued! Parts deals with a subject of deepest interest to every young child: the stuff our bodies shed - reassuring them that it is completely normal!
My Pop-Up Body Book
by Will Petty
Take a look at everything to do with your body – inside and out! How did you begin? Ever wondered how you breathe, smell or move? Or why you have to eat? And what your insides look like? See how it all works and find out the story of your body, starting right at the very beginning of you…
Peppa Goes to Hospital
Pedro Pony is poorly, so Peppa Pig and her friends go to visit Pedro in hospital. Pedro shows everyone what the hospital is like - the nurses, the doctor, and of course, the food. Peppa and her friends discover that the hospital isn't so scary after all!
What Are Germs?
by Katie Daynes
Need to encourage your class to wash their hands? Curious young children can take a closer look at those mischievous, microscopic bacteria and viruses in this fascinating introduction to germs and hygiene, with 30 flaps to lift and tips on hand-washing and staying healthy.
by Stella Fry
Grow your own class vegetables with Grandpa's Garden. This beautifully told story follows Billy from spring to late summer as he helps his grandpa on his vegetable patch. When harvest time arrives they can pick all the vegetables and fruit they have grown.
At the Hospital
by Carron Brown
What's it like inside a hospital? This beautifully illustrated book introduces children to a busy hospital, from the operating theatre to the cafeteria and from X-rays to ambulances. This is a wonderful way for children to learn about a hospital stay.
Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli
by Barbara Jean Hicks
Monsters don't eat broccoli! They'd rather snack on tractors or a rocket ship or two, or tender trailer tidbits, or a wheely, steely stew. But boy do those trees they're munching on look an awful lot like broccoli. Maybe vegetables aren't so bad after all!
My Big Book of Senses
What feels nice to touch? Can you hear a bee buzzing or your heart beating? Do you prefer the taste of something salty or sweet? Embark on a voyage of visual and sensory discovery with this gentle introduction to the five senses.
Me and My Body by DK
Discover what a family tree is, then create one yourself. Explore your amazing fingerprints, then decorate a beautiful picture frame with them. Make a paper skeleton or play a game about digestion. This is a perfect book for children who want to know all about what's going on inside their body!
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Eric Carle
Explore the sense of hearing with this story. A simple rhymthic text introduces children to sounds of wild animals from a roaring lion to a fluting flamingo and a trumpeting elephant. Go on your own sound walk to see what you can hear around school.
From Head to Toe
by Eric Carle
Help children get to know their bodies with this classic story. A lively and fresh interactive introduction to the basic body parts and movements. Gorillas, elephants, camels and other animals invite all young readers to clap, stomp, wriggle and bend like they do.
Do Not Lick This Book
Min is a microbe. She is so small that you'd need to look through a microscope to see her. Open this book and take Min on an adventure to amazing places she's never seen before! A funny, interactive picture book that introduces children to the strange, unseen world of microbes.
Blow Your Nose, Big Bad Wolf by Steve Smallman
In Blow Your Nose, Big Bad Wolf! the three little pigs learn a lesson about spreading germs. When they won't lend the wolf a tissue, their houses are blown down by his sneezes! And to make matters worse, they then catch his cold!
Oliver's Fruit Salad
by Vivian French
Following on from the story, Oliver's Vegetables, Oliver is back from his healthy week eating vegetables at his grandpa's house. Suddenly, the fruit at home doesn't seem quite good enough for Oliver. What is his mum to do?
The Growing Story by Ruth Krauss
A little boy lives on a farm. He sees the first signs of spring growing in the fields. As spring turns to summer he sees his dog growing taller and the chicks become chickens. But as everything grows around him, the little boy feels like he has stayed the same. Can he really be growing too?