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In this revelatory new book, Sir Alex Ferguson dissects his 38 record-breaking years of management - first in Scotland and then, of course, at Manchester United - to reveal the key tools he used to deliver sustained success on and off the field. From tactics to teamwork, from hiring to firing, from dealing with the boardroom to responding to failure, LEADING investigates the pivotal leadership decisions of an astonishing career.
- RRP £25.00
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NROJ 8 years +8 years +
This phizz-whizzing collection will be back in stock shortly but you can order it today! All orders containing the item will be despatched in their entirety from 16 October onwards.
- RRP £98.85
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- Just £1.47 per book
With striking new artwork on the jackets and a keepsake slipcase featuring Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations, this 15-book collection brings together all the classic children's novels from the one and only Roald Dahl.
From Mr. Hoppy and Mrs. Silver to Mr. & Mrs. Twit, and from giant peaches to magic medicines, this is a collection bursting with unforgettable characters, hilarious situations and unforgettable storylines - as well as Dahl's wicked sense of humour!
An essential addition to any bookshelf, the likes of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Witches, The BFG and Fantastic Mr. Fox have shocked, excited and entertained generations of children and now's your chance to own them all - whatever your age!
CHPB 3 years +3 years +
Who doesn't love a Christmas story in the lead-up to the big day? This collection, complete in a beautiful cloth bag, has ten stories that will have the whole family feeling festive.
- RRP £63.90
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- Just £1.00 per book
With familiar faces including Alf Proysen and Hilda Offen's Mrs Pepperpot and Shirley Hughes' Alfie, these books are full of tradition and celebrate Christmas in the best way possible. The Nativity story and Clement Clarke Moore's classic poem The Night Before Christmas are also given the picture book treatment.
All these Christmas stories are suitable for children aged 3 and over, and there's even a ba-ba-brilliant tale ewe will all love in the shape of Jason page and Adrian Reynolds' The Sheep that Saved Christmas!
So good they made it twice, this Haynes Manual will give you all the technical information you could ever want about the Imperial Death Star battle station.
- RRP £16.99
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The size of a small moon, the Death Star is able to destroy anything from enemy spaceships to entire planets and this book shows you how. Using cutaway drawings, exploded diagrams and beautiful photographs, it provides all the specs you could ever want to know.
It also takes a look at the history of the Death Star and the technology contained within, alongside all its strengths and weaknesses.
GWRD 12 years +12 years +
The world's bestselling annual and one packed with records, facts and trivia, we're delighted to bring you the awesome Guinness World Records 2016 at a brilliant Book People price. It will make a brilliant Christmas present, but stock is extremely limited so make sure you order today!
- RRP £20.00
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Alongside wonderful world records relating to pets, superhuman achievements and extreme vehicles, you'll also be able to pore over the categories that are new for 2016 - waterfalls, ballooning, manga, drones and archaeology among many more.
There are also profile boxes to offer a more comprehensive look at the record-breakers, infographics to present the information and more in-depth focus on the most astounding and iconic records.
We can't wait until The Force Awakens hits cinemas this December and this book finds Han Solo and Chewbacca's beloved Millennium Falcon being given the Haynes Manual treatment.
- RRP £16.99
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One of the most famous spaceships of all time, the manual provides the most thorough technical description of the vehicle this side of a galaxy far, far away. Among the key information it contains is a history of Corellian Engineering, the Millennium Falcon's operational history and its crew facilities.
There is also practical and tactical information on flying the Falcon so that if you ever have the chance to take control, you'll be flying at lightspeed in no time at all.
ANNU 8 years +8 years +
A real match-winner, the Match Annual is always near the top of a footy fan's Christmas list and our stocking-filler price makes it top of the league when it comes to present buying, too!
- RRP £7.99
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Looking back at the year's top players and games, it's also bursting with football fun in the shape of quizzes, games and posters.
RWBZ 3 years +3 years +
Featuring 33 books covering reading levels 1-3, this collection of Oxford Reading Tree books is perfect for building a foundation in reading for young readers aged 3 and up.
- RRP £163.67
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- Just 51p per book
Specially designed by the reading experts at Oxford University Press, each story has a carefully levelled and beautifully illustrated story that parent and child will have lots of fun with as they read together, practising and perfecting essential skills that they'll be learning at school - from phonics and first stories to common words and everyday language.
This Biff, Chip and Kipper collection features 32 storybooks and a parents' handbook full of ideas to make reading fun.
MPYK 9 years +9 years +
Zoo-Wee-Mama! We love the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series here at the Book People and we know your children (and you!) will too. A series of books about Greg Heffley's misadventures in life, they're sure to make kids laugh out loud and will even encourage young reluctant readers to pick up a book.
- RRP £62.91
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- Just £1.11 per book
This slipcased collection contains books 1-8 in Jeff Kinney's bestselling series alongside a do-it-yourself book which will encourage children to start writing their own diary. Throughout the books, Greg has to deal with all the issues that affect any child's life - embarrassing families, flaky best friends (hi, Rowley) and ever-increasingly awkward school situations...
This is a stunning set of hilarious, award-winning books for children aged 9 and over and it deserves a place on any young reader's bookshelf.
Featuring 70 designs to help you de-stress, this Gorgeous Patterns Colouring Book provides the perfect way to colour your way to peace and serenity.
- RRP £7.99
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The designs all ooze the atmosphere of the hammam and are filled with gorgeous decorative motifs just waiting to be coloured in. Part of the bestselling Colouring for Mindfulness series, there are no rules to how you make the designs come to life.
Colouring has proven to have helped people relax and encourage mindfulness, so get your colouring pencils or felt-tip pens ready and add some colour to these pages!
QUEN 3 years +3 years +
A much-loved illustrator famed for his iconic association with Roald Dahl's tales, Quentin Blake is also a brilliant and witty writer in his own right and his stories are an absolute joy.
- RRP £70.90
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- Just £1.00 per book
This fun-filled collection brings together ten picture books that are sure to delight children of all ages. There's the over-ambitious Mrs Armitage; the amazing performance artist Angelo; and the famous Mister Magnolia, a man who has so many skills and possessions but only one boot.
These crazy tales and lovable characters are sure to bring joy to any child's bedtime reading. The hilarious books also come feature Quentin's trademark illustrations - a collection sure to be returned to again and again.
Popular illustrator Millie Marotta draws idiosyncratic pictures of all kinds of wonderful wildlife - and this book gives you the chance to add your own colouring twist to these complex designs!
- RRP £9.99
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Adding a personal touch to some truly gorgeous illustrations, this book proves that colouring in doesn't have to be solely for kids. Among the drawings you will get to add some colour to are a beetle in need of some colour for his shell, a whale waiting for a magnificent ocean home and plenty of fauna and flora!
So grab your pens and pencils and prepare to inspire your creativity and imagination - this is a colouring book full of adventure!
Every year, the Man Booker Prize brings some of the finest fiction to the attention of readers all over the world. This year's shortlist has something for everyone and with our brilliant value collection, you can own them all in beautiful hardback.
- RRP £101.94
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- Just £5.00 per book
Now all you need to do is read through them and choose your winner. Will you agree with the judges when they make their decision on 13 October?
You'll find the tale of a consultant who wants to crack the meaning of our age; the brothers who are told by a madman that one of them will kill the other; a jaunt back to the '70s and an attempted assassination of Bob Marley; the novel of a broken litigator and the power he has over three close friends; a sweeping story about the bold dreams of an unlikely family; and Anne Tyler's bestseller about family life and its hopes and fears.
Sensational novels at an unbelievable price, this is a must-have collection for any fan of literary fiction.
The Gruffalo has become one of the most loved children's characters of all time and this 10-CD collection brings him, and many of his equally brilliant friends from Julia Donaldson's collection of books, to life in audio format.
- RRP £40.00
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- Just £1.00 per book
Perfect for long journeys and for keeping children entertained whatever the weather, among those delivering the soothing, rhyming stories are Imelda Staunton, Alexander Armstrong and even Julia Donaldson, the author of the books herself!
A Squash and a Squeeze is a charming story; while Room on the Broom is hilarious; and The Snail and the Whale is quite rightly regarded as a children's classic. There is even the Gruffalo Song and Other Songs included, a CD which contains some of Julia's very own fun-filled action songs for children aged 3 and over.
FLMF 5 years +5 years +
One of the Premier League's most successful and popular players, New York City FC midfielder and Chelsea and England legend Frank Lampard has turned his attention to writing stories for young children - and their mixture of football and action hits the back of the net every time!
- RRP £49.90
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- Just 80p per book
The idea of Frankie's Magic Football came to light as Frank was reading bedtime stories to his daughters. He created the character of football-obsessed Frankie and decided that he and his team-mates should dabble in magic so they could play football matches against some unlikely opponents including pirates, cowboys and knights.
This 10-book collection is great for parents to share with readers (even reluctant ones!) as young as 5, especially if both have a keen interest in football. With stories as exciting as an FA Cup final and characters based on Frank's former team-mates, you'll be cheering Frankie and his friends on throughout the pages.
Jamie's back - and feeling healthier than ever! In his new cookbook Everyday Super Food, Jamie Oliver makes healthy eating easy, exciting and incredible.
- RRP £26.00
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Packed with mouth-watering recipes, the book is divided into breakfasts (up to 400 calories), lunches (up to 600 calories) and dinners (up to 600 calories), and every delicious dish is nutritionally balanced so that any combination over the day will bring you in under your recommended daily allowance of calories (2000 women/2,500 men), allowing you to treat yourself to snacks and drinks on the side too.
Tried, tested and trusted, the tasty recipes in the book provide a flexible and exciting new way to help you feed your body right. Among what are sure to be viewed as classic Jamie Oliver recipes are his Crazy Fish Veg & Noodle Stir-Fry, Mexican Gazpacho Flatbreads & Garnishes and Happiness Pasta with Sweet Tomato, Aubergine & Ricotta.
Old-fashioned crime fiction doesn't get any better than this!
- RRP £69.90
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- Just £1.00 per book
Set in Victorian London, this 10-book collection from bestselling crime author Emily Brightwell stars the mild-mannered Inspector Witherspoon and, more importantly, his quick-witted housekeeper Mrs Jeffries. Herself a policeman's widow, Mrs Jeffries takes it upon herself to nudge Inspector Witherspoon in the right direction to solve a host crimes...
Murder strikes at Queen Victoria's Jubilee Ball; London's best-known businessman is murdered; the pub landlord gets stabbed in the back; a theatre critic meets an unfortunate end and much, much more in this 'murder most English' set of gripping and thoroughly entertaining crime stories.
Full of period detail, quirky crimes and more than a few laughs too, our 10-book Mrs Jeffries Collection is a delight from start to finish. Perfect reading for fans of Rebecca Tope and M.C. Beaton.
This collection includes book 4-13 in Emily Brightwell's Mrs Jeffries series.
TFKD 7 years +7 years +
Dawn Isaac's 101 Things for Kids to Do Outside builds on the success of her blog Little Green Fingers and inspires children (and grown-ups) to get away from computer and TV screens and get outdoors.
- RRP £14.99
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From quick 10-minute activities to full days of fun, the ideas cover all four seasons and include building a human sundial, creating an outdoor collage and setting up a wormery.
Outdoors fun for everyone!
THST 3 years +3 years +
Thomas the Tank Engine has been a favourite with children all over the world for over 65 years - and at Book People, our Thomas books and box sets have always been amongst our bestsellers.
- RRP £104.65
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- Just 71p per book
Coming in a beautifully designed slipcase, our latest Thomas collection contains 35 exciting books, including four new stories, based on the Thomas and Friends TV series. With favourite characters like James the Red Engine, Gordon the Blue Engine and Henry the Green Engine all featured throughout, this collection will be returned to again and again.
Suitable for train-mad little readers aged 3 and above, the story books feature images from the popular show and will make ideal bedtime reading - a must for Thomas fans everywhere.
A simply splendiferous calendar for 2016, complete with plenty of fantabulous stickers to stick.
- RRP £9.99
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Everyone loves Roald Dahl. He really must rank as one of the world's greatest storytellers and this calendar not only looks great, but can also help you get organised for the twelve months ahead.
Featuring favourite characters including the BFG, the Twits and Matilda on the spreads and space to write down all your appointments, celebrations and special occasions, this is a phizz-whizzing treat for the whole of 2016.
MRLM 3 years +3 years +
We just love the Mr. Men and Little Miss characters at the Book People and we know that your little ones do, too. All our collections featuring Roger Hargreaves' (and son Adam's) popular characters have been bestsellers - and this latest box set is sure to be just as popular.
- RRP £104.65
- Save £84.65
- Just 57p per book
Featuring 35 new stories that have been specially translated from the original French editions, you'll find the likes of Mr. Tickle, Mr. Bump, Little Miss Sunshine and Little Miss Trouble enjoying some exciting adventures, while the gorgeously designed slipcase will look great on any Mr. Men or Little Miss fan's bookshelf.
A new story collection starring familiar characters for children aged 3 and over - at a brilliant Book People price.
Published every year since 1864, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack is the most famous sports book in the world - and Book People are pleased to be able to bring to our customers the 152nd annual edition of this perennial bestseller.
- RRP £50.00
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Containing coverage of every first-class game in every cricket nation, and reports and scorecards for all Tests and ODIs - including the Editor's Notes and the best sports writing of the year - the book is a comprehensive record of 2015's cricketing highs and lows.
Without a doubt the best and most important cricket book of the year, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2015 is a must-have book for every fan of this wonderful summer sport.
Book People favourite M.C. Beaton brings us her latest Agatha Raisin mystery. This time around, Agatha will have to prove her innocence when a love rival turns up dead.
- RRP £14.99
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Therapist Jill Davent has recently arrived in the village of Carsely - and Agatha is not a fan. Not only is Jill dating Agatha's ex-husband James, but's she's also happy to share details of Agatha's less-than-savoury origins with the whole village.
Jill's also counselling a woman, Gwen Simple, who Agatha believes to be a murderer, despite having no proof. As Agatha tells anyone who listens that Jill is a charlatan who is better off dead, she's relieved when Jill takes offices in a nearby town. But when Jill is found strangled to death in this very office, Agatha finds herself the prime murder suspect. Can she use her sleuthing skills to figure out the identity of the real murderer?
RPBL 12 years +12 years +
Full of eye-popping facts and oddities, the 2016 edition of Ripley's Believe It or Not will disgust and delight fans of the unexplained in equal measure.
- RRP £20.00
- Save £11.01
Weird and wonderful, among the grotesque and ghastly things you'll find in the massive hardback are those tales that are simply unbelievable; the world's most incredible animals; the peculiar aspects of pop culture; the baffling things people do to their bodies; and so much more.
An annual bestseller with Book People that is loved by young readers who want a bit of grossness and plenty of facts to pore over, this is a great book to dip in and out of. The foiled 3D cover adds extra enjoyment!
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