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Blog posts for: Starting school

Big Words for Little People Calmness

Big Words for Little People Calmness

This little hardback book creates a moment to focus on Calmness. Using carefully chosen words and phrases, such as ‘breathe’ or ‘balance’, it creates a special moment for grown-ups and young children to focus on what it means to be calm and how to cope with worries.

Suitable for age 3+.

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Big Words for Little People Doing Your Best

Big Words for Little People Doing Your Best

This little hardback book creates a moment to focus on Doing Your Best. It introduces words to talk about feelings with confidence and in a way that feels good. The engaging art style, fun characters and picture book feel make it perfect to share and, because it’s from Oxford, it’s packed with educational goodness to help children develop and grow.

Suitable for age 3+.

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Big Words for Little People Friendship

Big Words for Little People Friendship

This little hardback book creates a moment to focus on Friendship. It introduces words to talk about feelings with confidence and in a way that feels good. The engaging art style, fun characters and picture book feel make it perfect to share and, because it is from Oxford, it is packed with educational goodness to help children develop and grow.

Suitable for age 3+.

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Big Words for Little People: Bravery

Big Words for Little People: Bravery

This little hardback book creates a moment for you and your child to focus on Bravery. It introduces words to talk about feelings with confidence and in a way that feels good. The engaging art style, fun characters and picture book feel make it perfect to share and, because it is from Oxford, it is packed with educational goodness to help children develop and grow.

Suitable for age 3+.

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Big Words for Little People: Kindness

Big Words for Little People: Kindness

This little hardback book creates a moment to focus on Kindness. It introduces words to talk about feelings with confidence and in a way that feels good. The engaging art style, fun characters and picture book feel make it perfect to share and, because it is from Oxford, it is packed with educational goodness to help children develop and grow.

Suitable for age 3+.

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Boris Starts School

Boris Starts School

On the day that Miss Cluck says there is going to be a new animal in the class, everyone is very excited. Then, when Boris takes his first hairy, scary, grizzly steps into the classroom, everyone screams! Of course, Boris doesn’t mean to be scary at all. He only wants to make friends. Then something happens that helps Boris to do just that.

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Starting School (First Experiences with Biff, Chip & Kipper)

Starting School (First Experiences with Biff, Chip & Kipper)

Introduce your child to new situations through these entertaining and sensitively written stories, which are perfect for reading together. Each story is packed with facts and humour to familiarise your child with what to expect from a first experience.

In Starting School, Kipper has his first day at school. What will it be like?

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The Friendship Bench

The Friendship Bench

An uplifting story from Wendy Meddour about moving home, starting school, and making new friends.

Suitable age 3+

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The Perfect Fit

The Perfect Fit

Published March 2021

Triangle is trying her best to fit in, but she’s just not like the circles and the squares. So Triangle sets off to find some friends just like her. But being the same isn’t as fun as she thought it would be and with the help of her friends Triangle learns to be happy just as she is.

Suitable for age 2+.

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The Worry Jar

The Worry Jar

This sensitively written picture book by Lou John explores how a young girl learns to manage her worries. Jenny Bloomfield’s beautifully observed illustrations bring Frida’s feelings and experiences vividly to life.

Suitable 3+

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