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  • Get Coding! - Paperback - 9781406366846 - Young Rewired State
    MSCD 9 years +
    Young Rewired State
    9 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £8.99
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    Coding is becoming an increasingly important skill for all children as they progress through their studies and this book can help them get to grips with the sometimes complex world of writing code and learning computer programming.

    Working in conjunction with the website www.getcodingkids.com, this fun and accessible book doesn't use existing programming languages like Scratch and Python, but instead teaches children how to write code all by themselves. By learning how to do this, they will be able to build their own website and master the likes of HTML, CSS and Javascript.

    Published in association with Young Rewired State - the leading worldwide community of digital makers aged 18 and under - the chapters cover the basic concepts of coding in six 'missions' that give children the chance to help Professor Bairstone keep the Monk Diamond safe from dangerous jewel thieves.
  • Michael Rosen & Quentin Blake Poetry Collection - 4 Books - Paperback - 9781406372090 - Michael Rosen
    • £4.00
    • RRP £23.96
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    Your children will go bananas for this poetry collection!

    From the dream team of Michael Rosen and Quentin Blake, the books' poems are full of craziness, quirky characters and laughter as they cover everything from the chaos of breakfast to the calmness of bedtime.

    Covering familiar themes and oddball antics, the books are highly entertaining and will have the whole family giggling together.
  • Doodle Magic Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781910916896
    DDLE 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £6.00
    • RRP £39.90
    • Save £33.90
    • Just 60p per book
    Head back in time to the land of the dinosaurs or blast off into space for creative doodling fun with this incredible 10-book collection!

    With eye-catching designs throughout all the books, your children will love heading to the high street to doodle and colour some of their shops; coming face-to-face with fairies and princesses; sailing the high seas with pirates; and going deep into the jungle and to the bottom of the ocean.

    Great for helping with dexterity, these books will provide hours of fun for any children who want to unleash their artistic side.
  • Colour Me Mindful Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781407250410
    • £6.00
    • RRP £29.94
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This hand-picked collection of colouring books is bursting full of completely wonderful designs that can help you find serenity as you fill them in with your own personal touch of colour.

    A fun and relaxing hobby, among the intricate illustrations you'll get to colour in are those of butterflies, enchanted creatures and the various seasons.

    Six of the best books to help you discover mindfulness.
  • SVNT
    Muir Gray
    • £2.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    By keeping your brain ticking and staying fit, and with some good fortune, you can live a fulfilling and active life well into your 90s. Sod Seventy! The Guide to Living Well can help you along the way..

    Part exercise book, part manifesto for healthier and happier living, the book reveals how to shake off stereotypes, feel empowered and live life to the full as you enter pensionable age. It covers everything from the art of body maintenance to the importance of choosing the right healthcare.

    Written by doctor and health advisor Muir Gray, who is in his 70s and certainly practises what he preaches, the book is completely accessible and practical for anyone in this age range. It also features funny illustrations from David Mostyn, a cartoonist from the Beano.
  • 10 Minute Hairstyles - Hardback - 9780241216088 - Andre Martens
    Andre Martens
    • £3.00
    • RRP £12.99
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    In 10-Minute Hairstyles, celebrity stylist Andre Martins provides you with 50 step-by-step looks for effortless and contemporary hairstyles including braids, waves and curls to glamorous updos.

    All you need to do is choose a great look for your hair length and type, and then progress from the easy to more challenging and ambitious types.

    An inspiring book for anyone who loves to try out new things with their hair.
  • Jack Higgins Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9780007937950 - Jack Higgins
    Jack Higgins
    • £9.99
    • RRP £95.88
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    • Just 83p per book
    From the author of the highly acclaimed and bestselling thriller The Eagle Has Landed, Book People is pleased to introduce this fantastically gripping set of 12 books from Jack Higgins, a true master of tension.

    Containing masterful tales of intrigue, suspense and full-blown action, Higgins cleverly crafts uncertainty into every chapter - leaving you yearning for more. Featuring assassins, IRA members, Nazis, al-Qaeda killers and many more than we can mention, this high-octane set of sensational Jack Higgins books will appeal to fans of Robert Ludlum, Frederick Forsyth, Len Deighton and Clive Cussler books.

    Simply unputdownable!
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box Set - 10 Books - Collection - 9780141368573 - Jeff Kinney
    WYKD 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £59.90
    • Just £1.00 per book
    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.

    This slipcased collection contains books 1-9 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.
  • Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801251 - Julia Donaldson
    JDZB 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom... When it comes to books for toddlers, Julia Donaldson can't be beaten and you'll find all these and more in this brilliant 10-book collection.

    Sure to quickly become bedtime favourites, our collection also includes Julia Donaldson stories that may not be as well known but are just as delightful. With flowing, rhyming copy and illustrations from the likes of Axel Scheffler, Rebecca Cobb and Emily Gravett, we just know your toddlers will love The Snail and the Whale, The Paper Dolls and Cave Baby.

    Stories to be returned to time and time again and perfect for shared reading, you will not find these amazing picture books at a lower price. A must for any toddler!
  • Julia Donaldson Audio Collection - 10 CDs - Collection - 9781447253235 - Julia Donaldson
    GFCD 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £40.00
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    • Just 80p per book
    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.

    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 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.
  • The Shakespeare Stories Collection - 16 Books - Collection - 9781408344880 - Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    NSHK 9 years +
    Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    9 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £79.84
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    • Just 50p per book
    It's now 400 years since William Shakespeare died and his work still remains just as relevant and compelling today. Boasting 16 of William Shakespeare's most popular and enduring plays, this collection contains rewritten versions of all his most well-known tales.

    From the tragedy of Macbeth to the humour of Much Ado About Nothing, this superb collection of paperbacks makes an excellent introduction to Shakespeare for younger readers.

    The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life, allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.

    Please note some of the themes in the stories in this collection could be considered unsuitable for younger children.
  • Project X Alien Adventures Series 1 Collection - 31 Books - Collection - 9780192739841
    PXAA 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £18.00
    • RRP £154.90
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    • Just 58p per book
    Packed with fantastic artwork and ideal for preparing Year 2 schoolchildren aged 6 and above as they look to tackle their very first chapter books, our Project X Alien Adventures Collection is full of fun stories, activities and facts that will help young readers build their confidence in reading at Oxford Reading Level 7 and then progress right through to Level 11.

    Badlaw and his army of robotic Krools are taking over Planet Exis. Now Exis's only chance for freedom is for Nok and micro-friends Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger to save the day, free Exis from Badlaw and save Nok's parents, too!

    Gripping and sure to have even the most reluctant reader wanting to turn the pages and read on, this huge collection of 31 books is specially written by the creators of the Oxford Reading Tree (Biff, Chip and Kipper) to encourage children to enjoy reading independently.

    This 31-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 7 to 11 (book bands Turquoise, Purple, Gold, White and Lime). It is suitable for children in Year 2/P3.

    Please note the books in this collection vary in size. The dimensions stated are for the wallet that the books are presented in.
  • Project X Alien Adventures Series 2 Collection - 25 Books - Collection - 9780198377900
    PXAL 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £16.00
    • RRP £168.80
    • Save £152.80
    • Just 64p per book
    So many of you have been asking us for the next books in the bestselling series and now we're delighted to say The Project X team are back - and they're set to face their biggest challenges yet in this massive 25-book collection.

    Max, Cat, Ant, Tiger and their new robot micro-friend, Eight, face a number of new challenges that will inspire young readers to keep turning the pages of every single action-packed book included in the collection.

    With stories written by authors including Steve Cole, Elen Caldecott and Jacqueline Rayner, the plots follow the gang as they face off against Badlaw; go in search of a missing cargo of cyberbees; and are attacked by a swarm of metal-eating, robotic space locusts. The collection also includes a larger-format Fact File full of activities.

    With their 3D-style artwork, the books are perfect for children in Year 3 at school. All-new stories, they continue the adventures from the first series at Oxford Reading Level 9 and progress all the way up to Level 14, meaning they are suitable for children of differing reading abilities.

    This 25-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 9 to 14 (book bands Brown and Grey). It is suitable for children in Year 3 and 4. It follows on from the first collection back at Level 9 to help children hone their reading skills before moving onto the more advanced stories.
  • UEFA Euro 2016: Official Book - Paperback - 9781780977577 - Keir Radnedge
    Keir Radnedge
    • £3.00
    • RRP £12.99
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    Football fans of all ages are eagerly awaiting the European Championships that take place in France this summer.

    With 24 teams competing for the big prize (including England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland) it's sure to be a closely fought contest that will keep supporters hooked until the very final ball is kicked.

    Suitable for obsessives and casual fans, this guide will tell you everything you need to know about Euro 2016. It reveals how France won the bid and gives an overview of the venues; a review of the qualification competition; a comprehensive analysis of every team and their key players; and a look back at the tournament's glorious history.

    It even has the full schedule so you can fill in every result between 10 June and 10 July.
  • How to Draw Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781782212898 - Authors vary
    Authors vary
    • £8.00
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £41.90
    • Just 80p per book
    Whatever your skill level, we're sure you'll love learning how to draw a variety of exciting subjects with this excellent-value introduction to illustrating.

    Among the topics included in this collection are people, wild animals, trees, dogs, and cats - meaning if you work through all the books you'll become a jack of all trades when it comes to drawing!

    With a simple, step-by-step drawing method to follow throughout each detailed book, this collection is great either if you're a beginner artist or if you're looking to brush up on your artistic skills.
  • Kate Ellis Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780349413693 - Kate Ellis
    Kate Ellis
    • £4.00
    • RRP £25.97
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    Set in Devon, these books mix thrilling crime cases with archaeology. As DS Wesley Peterson looks into various murders, he finds them combining with historical murders and more.

    The Funeral Boat finds Wesley intrigued by the possibility of a Viking corpse being buried in a smallholding. When a Danish tourist is abducted, Wesley must return to his day job - could there be a link between the two discoveries?

    An Unhallowed Grave has Wesley looking into if someone has been 'executed' rather than murdered - after their body was found in a tree used for hanging five centuries ago... The Cadaver Game is possibly the most gruesome yet - a murdered woman has been found and Wesley is struggling to identify her. As he digs into the case, another disturbing situation occurs - two teenagers have been found naked with shotgun wounds at the foot of a cliff. Could the two events be linked? And why do these murders mirror a manhunt from the Napoleonic wars?

    This collection contains books 3, 4 and 16 in the Wesley Peterson crime series.
  • Intricate Colouring: Animals - Paperback - 9781909244801
    • £3.00
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    With 48 detailed illustrations of animals to colour, this large-format colouring book is perfect for anyone who loves to colour and get creative.

    Suitable for adults and children, the pages are all perforated so that once you have completed filling in the design it can be displayed for all to see.

    The relaxing hobby of colouring is still getting more and more popular and this book is perfect for anyone who loves animals.
  • How to Paint Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781600587245
    • £8.00
    • RRP £59.90
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    • Just 80p per book
    From still life to portraits, this 10-book collection will help you learn how to paint in style using oils and acrylics. Covering all the basics of painting, the books feature progressive visual demonstrations and expert advice to help you get to grips with a paintbrush in the right way.

    There are step-by-step lessons featured in all the books too, helping you learn how to paint spectacular landscapes, sunsets, clouds and skyscapes, pet portraits, oceans and seascapes and flowers.

    There is also advice on setting up a studio, selecting tools and materials and learning the tips, tricks and techniques for the different styles of painting. A perfect starter library for a budding artist!

    Please note these books are dedicated to oil and acrylic painting.
  • AAPD
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    In this guide, a local expert reveals the top things you need to know and the sights you need to visit on your next trip to the Peak District.

    It has locator maps so you will know exactly where you?re going and a clear A-Z of all the featured places.
  • Anne Holt Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781782399599 - Anne Holt
    Anne Holt
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £18.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    A worldwide bestseller who will appeal to fans of Jo Nesbo, Stieg Larsson and Karin Fossum, these three books will introduce readers of Nordic crime to author Anne Holt and her best creation, Hanne Wilhelmsen.

    In Blind Goddess, a drug dealer has been murdered on the outskirts of Oslo. A Dutch student, covered in blood, is walking aimlessly through the city but refuses to speak, even when in custody. Five days later, a shady criminal lawyer is also found dead - and Hanne realises that he represented the drug dealer. But by investigating this, she's taking her life into her own hands.

    Blessed Are Those Who Thirst finds Hanne on the trail of a serial rapist, but will she find him before a father on a quest for vengeance does? Finally, Death of the Demon finds a manager of a children's home winding up dead and a 12-year-old tearaway on the run.

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Anne Holt's Hanne Wilhelmsen series.
  • The House on Bellevue Gardens - Hardback - 9781471130786 - Rachel Hore
    Rachel Hore
    • £4.00
    • RRP £14.99
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    When Rosa arrives in London from Poland in a search for her missing brother, she finds herself alone; a shy young man, Rick, is living in limbo as he seeks a place to nourish his creativity; while Stef is running away from her boyfriend, Oliver, and the claustrophobic life she's been living in his opulent flat...

    These three strangers all find refuge at 11 Bellevue Gardens - the shabbiest house of a smart Georgian terrace in North London. Its owner, Leonie, found sanctuary in this house back in the '60s after a brief career as a model and a destructive marriage. Now, she opens the house to others in need.

    However, this house is now under threat itself. Will Leonie be able to rescue the place that saved her?
  • Help Your Kids With Times Tables - Paperback - 9780241265956
    • £3.00
    • RRP £14.99
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    Carol Vorderman shows you how to help your children understand the tricky concept of the times tables with this invaluable guide.

    Suitable for parents with children studying at Key Stages 1 and 2, the guide is straightforward and has easy-to-follow tips, hints and advice all about the times tables.

    The practice pages and questions have been compiled and tested by a team of experts and allow parents and children to work together to solve even the trickiest questions. By following the advice of this book, you can help build your child's confidence, reduce stress and make the subject simple.
  • 101 Gins to Try Before You Die - Hardback - 9781780272993 - Ian Buxton
    Ian Buxton
    • £3.00
    • RRP £12.99
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    From Adnams to Zuidam and London to Plymouth, this book from bestselling drinks writer Ian Buxton is a very authoritative guide to the world of gin. It explores the innovative gin brands that are on the market right now.

    A no-nonsense guide, it asks if a rose-flower and cucumber infusion can properly be called gin, whether gin can be aged in wood or does that just make it taste strange - and what tonic should you choose?
  • LITV
    Alan Bennett
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    With a film adaptation starring Academy Award winner Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings proving a huge success, now is as good a time as any to reacquaint yourself with Alan Bennett's hilarious memoir The Lady in the Van.

    Instructed by the council that she must move on from the streets of Camden, an eccentric old lady, Miss Mary Shepherd, is invited to move her van into the garden of kind homeowner Alan Bennett - and there her and her van stay for the next 15 years.

    A fascinating story that was adapted into an award-winning stage show, The Lady in the Van is a funny, poignant and life-affirming book filled with beautiful illustrations from the talented David Gentleman, the new film's screenplay and stunning on-set photographs.