Spring is in the air at Book People Manor, so we’re celebrating with new books as we welcome the most beautiful season of all. From children’s favourites to gripping fiction, fascinating non-fiction and the tastiest new cookbooks, you’ll find something for everyone!
Sophie’s Big First Word Book
Covering popular preschool topics including animals, vehicles, colours and much more, toddlers’ favourite, Sophie la girafe, encourages them to use their observational skills and will help enhance their knowledge of the world around them.
Margaret Mayo and Alex Ayliffe Collection – 3 Books
Focusing on awesome engines including rockets, trains and diggers, the noisy words and rhyming text are sure to satisfy any young reader, making them perfect for machine-mad little ones.
Lily’s Driftwood Bay: The Sunshine Picnic
A hugely popular and beautifully animated show on Nick Jr, Lily’s Driftwood Bay is a place that children would love to visit. This gorgeous book will delight little ones as they help Lily find sea treasure on the sunniest day of the year. Where will the treasure take her and your young reader-in-training?
LEGO Nexo Knights Ultimate Sticker Book
The newest Minifigure heroes from LEGO, the Nexo Knights are already huge favourites with Master Builders of all ages. With over 1,000 easy-peel stickers that can be used over and over again, this book provides a perfect introduction to the realm of Knighton. It’s a brick-load of fun!
Weaving patterned paper is an easy way to make stunning art. This book has double-sided pages for the patterns so that you can either use them as they are or add your own colours. Patterned pages, pre-cut loom pages and a multi-coloured pen to add your personal finishing touches all combine to help you weave your way to wonderful art.
National Trust 50 Things to Do Before You’re 11 3/4
Eat an apple from a tree… Make a daisy chain… Go on a walk barefoot… 50 Things to Do Before You’re 11 3/4 is an illustrated adventure handbook full of activities that provide fun throughout the year. Inspired by the National Trust’s #50Things campaign, it will help children get closer to nature through facts and fun projects. There are also checklists to tick off and plenty of space for notes, photos, leaves, doodles and more.
My First Science Book
From kitchen chemistry to backyard biology, your children will find out all sorts of scientific secrets and discover a range of experiments to try at home in this fantastic book. While some of the experiments do require adult supervision, many can be done by children themselves without any specialist equipment. A great aid to help them develop their interest in science.
Pitticus Lore Collection – 3 Books
John Smith is not your average teenager. He moves from small town to small town, unable to change his identity. He cannot tell anyone who or what he really is – and if he stops moving, he will be hunted down… Featuring the first three books in the bestselling Lorien Legacies series, this collection is a must for young adult readers.
The Times: Quick Crossword Collection – 4 Books
Perfect for long journeys, commutes or rainy, stay-at-home days, there are 320 definition-only puzzles from the Times T2 section for you to work your way through. From history and geography to culture and literature, this collection is sure to keep your brain ticking and memory pumping – wherever you are.
It’s On the Meter
This hilarious and eye-opening book tells the astonishing story of three mates, the taxi they drunkenly purchased and a 43,000 mile-round trip of global misadventure. With its crazy premise and some colourful language, this highly entertaining and quirky memoir will delight fans of Dave Gorman and Danny Wallace.
Half Yard Gifts
Sewing guru Debbie Shore provides you with a selection of easy sewing projects that can be made using leftover pieces of fabric. Including gift ideas for everyone, you’ll find out how to sew everything from aprons to kneeling pads and even tool belts!
A Spotless Home
Change your life for the better with the time-saving tidying tips and cleaning cheats featured in A Spotless Home. This little book will become your cleaning bible – it will show you how to do everything from regular home maintenance to emergency fixes and how you can enjoy living in a decluttered home – saving money in the process.
Green Guides Collection – 4 Books
Covering wild flowers, trees, butterflies and garden wildlife, these little guides provide concise descriptions of their subjects which include information on their appearances, habitats and much more. There are also beautiful illustrations of over 150 species in each book.
Bake Off: Creme de la Creme
This book breaks down patisserie skills to their simplest elements so that you will soon become familiar with the ingredients, equipment and chemistry behind the creations you both see on the show and in the best restaurants. From croissants to slices and petit gateaux, the recipes are accompanied by mouth-watering photographs and expert advice on how to achieve a truly professional finish.
The Steel Kiss
When an escalator gives way mid-chase, Amelia is forced to let a killer escape as she helps a trapped man – and she teams up with Lincoln Rhyme to investigate if it was an accident. Could they be on the trail of a murderer who is a technical whizz who knows how to contribute to a fatal ‘accident’? Another gripping read from Jeffery Deaver, the master of suspense.
Death of a Nurse
The latest mystery from Book People favourite M.C. Beaton follows Lochdubh’s most quick-witted but unambitious policeman as he attempts to solve another quirky crime. A beautiful hardback at an unbelievable price, this novel will delight M.C. Beaton’s loyal fans and is full of shocks, surprises and charm.