TERRIFIC TOYS! BOOKS

Topic Books about Toys for Children EYFS 

That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown 

by Cressida Cowell

When the Queen steals Emily Brown's favourite toy and erstwhile companion, a toy rabbit called Stanley, Emily sets out to get him back and teach that naughty queen a valuable lesson!

The Teddy Robber

by Ian Beck

Someone is stealing teddies. But who could it be? Who is the Teddy Robber? When Tom's own teddy is snatched in the dead of night, he is determined to get to the bottom of the mystery...

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The Everywhere Bear 

by Julia Donaldson

Great for introducing a class toy to take home. The Everywhere Bear has a wonderful time with the children in Class One, but one day he gets more than he bargained for when he falls from a backpack and embarks on his own big adventure! 

Albert Le Blanc by Nick Butterworth

When Albert arrives at the toy shop, the other toys think he’s the saddest-looking bear they've seen. They decide to put on a show to cheer him up. As a finale, Sally the hippo puts on a lipstick and performs ballet, but she falls on top of Albert and leaves a huge lipstick grin on his face. Everyone laughs…especially Albert!

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Not a Box by Antoinette Portis

A box is just a box…unless it's not a box. From mountain to rocket ship, a small rabbit shows that a box will go as far as the imagination allows. Celebrating the power of the imagination to transform even the most ordinary of objects into something magical.

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Toys In Space

by Mini Grey

What happens when you leave your toys out in the garden at night? They get beamed into space - that's what! Join our plucky band as they explore the cosmos, and help out one lonely alien along the way...

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Stanley's Stick 

by John Hegley

Stanley's stick is not just a stick. With a stick in hand, Stanley's options are endless - he flies to the moon, writes in the sand, goes fishing, plays a whistle and rides a dinosaur - and his imagination takes over and the magic begins.

Kipper's Toy Box

by Mick Inkpen

Someone or something has nibbled a hole in Kipper's toybox. When Kipper identifies the culprit he thinks his troubles are over - but in actual fact they are only just beginning!

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Whatever Next! 

by Jill Murphy

The moon and back before bath time? Whatever next! Join Baby Bear as he finds a box for a rocket, a colander for a helmet, makes friends with an owl and has a picnic on the moon. A beautiful story of innocence and imagination.

Where's My Teddy?

by Jez Alborough

Yikes! Eddie's in for the surprise when he discovers that his teddy has grown too big to cuddle! But then Eddie meets up with a real bear who's got just the opposite problem - his lost teddy has shrunk to a size that's much too small. Could it be a case of mistaken identity?

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Lost in the Toy Museum 

by David Lucas

One night, when the lights go out at the toy museum, everyone runs off and hides. Left on his own, Bunting, the sensible toy cat, sets out to look for them. As he follows the trail of clues through the museum, the normally reserved Bunting learns how to have fun...

Traction Man by Mini Grey

With an action outfit for every occasion, Traction Man patrols the house. Until, that is, the day that he is presented with an all-in-one knitted green romper suit by his owner's granny. Can Traction Man rediscover the action hero within or will the burden of the knitted green monstrosity be too great? A hilarious read! 

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Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems

The visually striking story follows Daddy, Trixie and Knuffle Bunny on their trip to the neighbourhood Laundromat. But their adventure takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes somebunny's been left behind... And no matter how hard she tries to tell dad, he just doesn't understand!

The Sea Saw by Tom Percival

When Sofia loses her beloved teddy after a day at the beach, she is heartbroken. But the sea saw it all, and maybe, just maybe, it can bring Sofia and her teddy back together. However long it may take. Exquisite collage artwork is paired with an assured, moving text in this very special picture book.

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Elmer and the Lost Teddy 

by David McKee

Baby Elephant can't sleep because he has lost his teddy, so Elmer sets off to look for it. Eventually Elmer hears a voice shouting 'Help! I'm lost!' Can Baby Elephant's teddy talk, or is Wilbur playing a trick on Elmer, as usual?

Toys in the Past by Joanna Brundle

This exciting new series takes a cross- curricular approach to the engaging and high interest topic of toys. The titles explore the different materials of toys, how they work, their diversity around the world and their history through easy to read text and full colour images.

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The Lost Property Office 

by Emily Rand

A little girl is visiting her Grandpa on the train. But when they arrive at their destination something is wrong . . . teddy is missing! Just when it looks like she'll never see Teddy again, Grandpa has an idea. And suddenly the little girl is off on a journey to rescue her teddy. 

Toys (Start-Up History)

by Jane Bingham

This book is a perfect introduction and engaging exploration of the history toys from the wooden and metal toys of the 19th century, through the emergence of plastic toys to the development of electronic toys today. 

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Old Bear by Jane Hissey

A new edition of the classic picture book which tells the story of how a much-loved teddy bear is lost and finally found again. Bramwell Brown and his friends Little Bear, Duck and Rabbit attempt to rescue Old Bear from the attic using a number of ingenious methods.

Do Not Wash This Bear

by Sam Hay

Bear has a very clear label sewn under his bottom. It says Do not wash this bear! But when Daddy puts him through a spin cycle, a very naughty Bear comes out! Father and son need Mummy to come home and save the day, but will she be back in time to show Bear who's boss before it's too late?

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Do Not Wash This Bear

by Sam Hay

Bear has a very clear label sewn under his bottom. It says Do not wash this bear! But when Daddy puts him through a spin cycle, a very naughty Bear comes out! Father and son need Mummy to come home and save the day, but will she be back in time to show Bear who's boss before it's too late?

Old Bear by Jane Hissey

A new edition of the classic picture book which tells the story of how a much-loved teddy bear is lost and finally found again. Bramwell Brown and his friends Little Bear, Duck and Rabbit attempt to rescue Old Bear from the attic using a number of ingenious methods.

Billy's Bucket

by Kes Gray

Billy wants only one thing for his birthday - a bucket.Inside it, he can see all kinds of magnificent sea creatures. But Mum and Dad are sceptical and, when Dad unwittingly uses the bucket to clean his car, he's in for a big surprise!

The Velveteen Rabbit 

by Margery Williams

Follow the Velveteen Rabbit's journey on his quest to become a 'real' rabbit - if only he is loved enough. This beautifully illustrated edition of the classic children's story, first published in 1922, will win the heart of anyone who believes in the power of love.

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