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  • Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801251 - Julia Donaldson
    JDZB 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £59.91
    • 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 - they're a must for any toddler you know!

  • MBAF

    Mary Berry

    • £8.99
    • RRP £25.00
    • Save £16.01
    The baking queen is back!

    In Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites, the official tie-in book to her hit BBC Two series, the Great British Bake Off judge reveals the secrets of her very favourite foods to inspire your family to fall in love with a delicious new dish.

    Using produce from the farmers' market, the herb garden, the seaside, the countryside and more, this all-new collection of over 100 fuss-free Mary Berry recipes offers a plethora of inspirational ideas that anyone can try - and everyone will love! From tempting Mini Beef Wellingtons to Saturday Night Pasta, tempting canapes and indulgent cakes...

    Packed full of helpful step-by-step instructions and photographs for the favourite meals she never tires of, the no-nonsense advice in Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites will ensure that your friends and family are always eager for a second helping.
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Collection - 9 Books - Collection - 9780141363790 - Jeff Kinney
    MPYK 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £62.91
    • Save £52.92
    • Just £1.11 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 1-8 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 7 and over and it deserves a place on any young reader's bookshelf.

  • Liz Fenwick Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781407250045 - Liz Fenwick
    LFEN

    Liz Fenwick

    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £18.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    Set in the gorgeous surroundings of Cornwall, this three-book set from Liz Fenwick is full of frothy and escapist tales that will delight fans of Rosamunde Pilcher - and are just perfect for holiday reading!

    A Cornish Affair follows Jude as she leaves her groom at the altar... Guilty and ashamed, she flees to Pengarrock, a clifftop mansion in Cornwall, where she takes a job cataloguing the Trevillion family's library. Using this as an escape, she begins to feel at home but when the house's new owner arrives, Jude finds herself embroiled in a centuries-old family riddle.

    The Cornish House finds Maddie inheriting a house after the death of her husband and she hopes this will give her and her stepdaughter the fresh start they desperately need, but then she realises her life is intertwined with other previous women of the house... Gabriella Blythe has to move in with her grandmother in A Cornish Stranger. Everything is going well until a stranger arrives during a storm seeking help...

  • DCTY

    Thomas Pavitte

    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    We built this city... We built this city on dot-to-dots!

    Part of the creative craze sweeping the world, adults are enjoying fun and relaxing 'children's' activities like colouring in and drawing once more and The 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book: Cityscapes has 20 incredible drawings of cities and their landmarks that can be brought to life by you joining the dots.

    Illustrated by Thomas Pavitte - the graphic designer responsible for the most complex dot-to-dot puzzle ever devised - the book features major cities like New York, Paris and London rendered in extraordinary detail. With its perforated pages, the book gives you the chance to hang your cool new pictures up on your wall, too!
  • WYOS 8 years +

    Louie Stowell

    8 years +
    (3)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    Perfect for children who love making up stories or comic strips, The Usborne Write Your Own Story Book is packed with helpful hints, tips and handy tasks to get them started.

    With practical suggestions for creating different points of view and conjuring up believable and cool characters, settings and story lines, plus a clever concealed spine that allows the book to lie flat for easy use, this is a genius way of encouraging writing and reading skills.
  • Horowitz Wickedly Funny Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406364729 - Anthony Horowitz
    AHWF 7 years +

    Anthony Horowitz

    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £49.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Collections of books for kids don't get much better (or more wickedly funny) than this! Prepare to laugh your socks off with this set of ten of our favourite Anthony Horowitz books - from the hilarious Public Enemy Number Two to the jaw-achingly funny Groosham Grange.

    Presented in a sturdy slipcase so they'll look great on any child's bookshelf, this bumper box set includes everything you could ask for in children's fiction: a child-hating pensioner, body swapping and the world's dimmest detective.

    Fantastically funny fiction for children aged 7 and above, we'd highly recommend this side-splitting set to any young reader who loves Roald Dahl books and books by David Walliams.

  • Colouring for Grown-ups Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781782434504
    CFGU
    (5)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £15.98
    • Save £10.99
    • Just £2.50 per book
    Think colouring in is just for kids? Think again! Colouring has been established as a great way for all ages to unwind, relax and get creative and this two-book set of grown-up colouring books is bursting with beautiful and intricate illustrations that are waiting to be completed.

    The perfect size to fit in a handbag or rucksack so they can easily go with you wherever you go, the patterns featured in the two adult colouring books are tremendously detailed and will help anyone unwind at the end of a long day or make a lengthy journey go quicker.

    From floral delights to patterns, swirls and geometric wonders, the books provide a wide-ranging selection of projects to colour in any way you like!

  • HWSM

    Marie Clayton

    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £9.00
    Marie Clayton's How to Use a Sewing Machine is a beginner's manual that will help any would-be sewer get to know their machine and learn all the basic maintenance and techniques they will need.

    Offering advice on seams, hems, zips, buttonholes and much more, the book will help you do everything from choosing a machine to setting it up and it also covers all the basic dressmaking techniques.

    With this book, you can create a whole new wardrobe from scratch, make stylish curtains and cushions and carry out simple repairs. With its jargon-busting glossary and troubleshooting section, you'll be an expert in tackling gathers and pleats and embroidery, applique, patchwork and quilting!
  • OXPM 7 years +

    Oxford Dictionaries

    7 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
    • Save £7.00
    The Oxford Primary Dictionary is a highly engaging and user-friendly dictionary - suitable for children from 7+ - that comes complete with helpful tips for grammar and spelling, plus clear and engaging illustrations to help clarify the carefully-selected Key Stage 2 definitions.

    The design has been meticulously thought out to help youngsters aged 7 and above to find the word they're looking for and the full alphabet appears on every page to make navigating through the pages even easier.

    A brilliant homework helper for young readers and an essential reference book for confident young dictionary users and future writers.
  • Roald Dahl Audio Collection in Tin - 29 CDs - Collection - 9780141352343 - Roald Dahl
    DAUD 7 years +
    7 years +
    (11)
    • £20.00
    • RRP £123.90
    • Save £103.90
    • Just 69p per book
    Ten of Roald Dahl's most-loved stories are read by a host of famous names in this swishwifflingly scrumdiddlyumptious 29-CD audiobook collection.

    One of Dahl's biggest fans, David Walliams reads The BFG, while fresh from playing Willy Wonka live on stage, Douglas Hodge lends his voice to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Kate Winslet reads Matilda and comedians Chris O'Dowd, Peter Serafinowicz and Richard Ayoade lend their animated vocal talents to Dahl's best-loved characters The Twits, Fantastic Mr Fox and Danny the Champion of the World!

    A must for keeping the whole family entertained on long journeys, the CDs come in a handy and stylish tin case too.

  • QRKL

    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    Colouring in is becoming more and more popular with adults of all ages, so why not give Querkles - a similar concept to colour-by-number - a try?

    Designed by Thomas Pavitte - the graphic designer behind our popular 1,000 Dot-to-Dot books - Querkles may appear to just be a random assortment of overlapping circles but when you colour them in, famous faces start to appear...

    With 20 great portraits - ranging from Mona Lisa to Captain Jack Sparrow - embedded in the puzzles, this book offers a great way for people of all ages to both relax and get creative!
  • Horrible Histories Collection - 10 books - Collection - 9781407131924
    HSBB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £49.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    From the Rotten Romans, to the Terrible Tudors and the Gorgeous Georgians, Horrible Histories 10 Beastly Books is oozing with dreadful jokes, awful anecdotes and frightening facts that are sure to both delight and disgust young readers aged 7 and above.

    A treat for fans of the BAFTA award-winning Horrible Histories TV show, this ten-book collection of Horrible Histories titles is delightfully dreadful and hilariously illustrated, and will keep kids who love their history a little bit gory entertained for hours and hours.

    Beautifully presented in a stylish slipcase, this must-have collection will take pride of place on the bookshelf of every eager young reader!

  • You Wouldn't Want to Live Without...Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781910184899
    YWWT 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £83.88
    • Save £73.89
    • Just 83p per book
    Can you imagine a world without insects? How about one that was completely mobile phone-free? Or just think about what our lives would be like if we didn't have toilets? All these situations and more are discussed in our 12-book You Wouldn't Want to Live Without... Collection.

    Ideal for those children aged 7+ who prefer facts to fiction and sure to appeal to even the most reluctant of readers, the books have Horrible Histories-style comic-strip illustrations to make them instantly appealing and discuss many elements of our history, as well as offering insights into key moments from the world of science and technology.

    There is even one book - You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Books! - that covers reading in all its forms. It celebrates the joy of books and tells us just what an amazing data storage device a book can be - this one's our favourite but which one will your young reader's be?

  • AFMG

    Andrew Paciorek

    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    Colouring books for grown-ups have proven to be very popular and are ideal for relaxing and keeping your mind at ease... Art for Mindfulness: Geometrics is a book that can help you find your inner artist and colour your way to a better state of mind and more focus!

    Whether you want to calm things down after a long and hectic day at work or just want to rediscover one of your favourite childhood hobbies, the book's patterns have been specially designed to help you unlock your creativity.

    A great way to de-stress... So grab your colouring pencils, crayons or felt-tip pens and get colouring today!
  • Harlan Coben Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781407245669 - Harlan Coben
    HCOB

    Harlan Coben

    (5)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £79.90
    • Save £71.91
    • Just 80p per book
    From no.1 bestselling and multi award-winning thriller author Harlan Coben, this collection of ten gripping paperbacks features the characteristic twists and turns of the Missing You author that we have come to love, including both powerful stand-alone thrillers and fan-favourites starring sporting agent Myron Bolitar.

    The American dream becomes a nightmare, rock stars disappear, young teenagers go missing and parents go to extreme lengths to protect their children in this entrancing collection of expertly written thriller stories that bring crime to life in a splendid mix of fast-pace, suspense and emotion.

  • Shakespeare Stories Collection - 14 Books - Collection - 9781406362688 - Retold by Marcia Williams
    CIAW 7 years +

    Retold by Marcia Williams

    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £69.86
    • Save £59.87
    • Just 71p per book
    Marcia Williams' easily accessible cartoon-strip style has made her a real favourite with us all at the Book People. In this 14-book collection, she retells some of Shakespeare's most famous plays to introduce a new generation of readers to his beloved masterpieces.

    From A Midsummer Night's Dream to Julius Caesar, Romeo & Juliet and everything in-between, the books use witty illustrations and accessible language and dialogue from the original scripts to provide the perfect introduction to the Bard's works for children aged 7 and above.

    Stunningly presented in a sturdy slipcase, Marcia Williams' Tales from Shakespeare: The Bard's Greatest Plays is the ideal set of books for children encountering the works of Shakespeare for the first time.

  • Fireman Sam Story Library Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780603571428
    FSSL 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £29.90
    • Save £24.91
    • Just 50p per book
    Fireman Sam has been a heroic member of the community since 1987 and in this ten-book set of Fireman Sam books he stars in thoroughly modern tales for today's audience.

    The bright and colourful stories are based on the much-loved Fireman Sam episodes and allow children aged 3 and above to revisit their favourite adventures over and over again.

    Fully illustrated with scenes from the show and starring little ones' favourite characters - including Elvis, Charlie, Flood and, of course, Fireman Sam - this set of books will make a great gift for any child who wants to join in the adventures Pontypandy's most famous firefighter.

  • DLDF

    Lesley Waters

    • £4.99
    • RRP £20.00
    • Save £15.01
    This delightful cookbook provides you with over 100 fresh and simple lactose-free recipes that can be used for healthy eating every day of the week!

    Millions of people are lactose intolerant and Deliciously Dairy Free will show how you never have to miss out on flavour if you're one of them. Also ideal for if you're going on a 'clean' diet, the book's recipes range from Olive Socca Bread with Butter Bean Hummus to Coconut and Coffee Ice.

    Cookery writer Lesley Waters also provides cheats and swaps along the way, meaning that die-hard dairy lovers will be able to enjoy all the favourite dishes they have been missing!
  • Macmillan Poems Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801039
    MCPS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    • RRP £54.90
    • Save £45.91
    • Just 90p per book
    Brian Moses, Roger Stevens and James Carter all feature in this 10-book collection dedicated to the joys of poetry. Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson also choose some of their favourite poems...

    A great way to introduce children to poetry or inspire them to read even further, Carol Ann Duffy's compendium has classic and modern verse and illustrations by Emily Gravett; while James Carter's Journey to the Centre of My Brain covers everything from space travel to tigers and mammoths.

    Continuing the space theme, Paul Cookson and David Harmer's It Came from Outer Space is packed with strange happenings; while things come back to Earth with Brian Moses' School Report - a collection of very funny poems about school life!

  • Gillian Flynn Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781407243887 - Gillian Flynn
    FLNN

    Gillian Flynn

    (9)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £18.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    Containing not only Gone Girl - the worldwide bestseller that was adapted into a hit film directed by David Fincher and starring Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck - but also two lesser-known but equally compelling and impressive novels, this three-book collection from Gillian Flynn is full of unbelievable twists and turns.

    One of the most talked-about books of recent years, Gone Girl is the story of Nick and Amy Dunne - an unhappily married couple... Their tumultuous relationship has seen many ups and downs - but when Amy goes missing and Nick is the prime suspect for her murder, things take a deliciously twisted and dark turn. You won't know who to believe and what to expect next in this stylish psychological thriller.

    Gillian Flynn's two previous novels - Dark Places, a mystery that takes in everything from class issues in rural America to satanic cults; and Sharp Objects, a story that follows journalist Camille Preaker as she heads back to her hometown to investigate a series of brutal murders - are also included.

    We guarantee you'll be hooked by all three books and won't be able to put them down!

  • Ernest Hemingway Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780099595687 - Ernest Hemingway
    ERNH

    Ernest Hemingway

    • £8.99
    • RRP £64.92
    • Save £55.93
    • Just £1.12 per book
    An influential, Nobel Prize-winning author, we are delighted to offer a fantastic eight-book collection from Ernest Hemingway - which features the much-loved classics For Whom the Bell Tolls and The Old Man and the Sea.

    Surely one of the most popular authors of all time, the books in this collection all have gorgeous vintage-style jackets and will work either as an introduction to Hemingway's writing or as a keepsake for those already familiar.

    A mixture of fiction and non-fiction which is endlessly fascinating, you'll get the chance to read about Hemingway's real-life experiences during the war in the autobiographical A Farewell to Arms; discover Robert Jordan's extraordinary story in the Spanish Civil War-set novel For Whom the Bell Tolls; and read his extraordinary, exhaustive account of the Spanish Bullfight in Death in the Afternoon.

  • Julia's Story Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781447261346 - Julia Donaldson
    XDNLD 3 years +

    Julia Donaldson

    3 years +
    (16)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £65.90
    • Save £53.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
    Featuring much-loved tales like Room on the Broom and The Gruffalo's Child, alongside lesser-known but just as wonderful picture books from Julia Donaldson, like Charlie Cook's Favourite Book and Wake Up Do, Lydia Lou, you know just from the titles that this 10-book collection will showcase rolling, rhyming and rhythmic text for very young children in the best possible way.

    Julia's talents for writing entertaining and enchanting books for children aged 3+ that really capture and hold their attention is like no other. Combining gentle rhyming stories that toddlers can join in with, featuring a host of absolutely lovable characters, and with the help of award-winning illustrators like Axel Scheffler and Nick Sharratt, each one of these books is a total joy to share and read aloud together.

    Please note that this collection does not come in a zip-lock bag or slipcase.

  • Rainbow Magic Collection - 21 Books - Collection - 9781408339411 - Daisy Meadows
    RMGC 5 years +

    Daisy Meadows

    5 years +
    (6)
    • £16.99
    • RRP £104.79
    • Save £87.80
    • Just 81p per book
    Prepare to meet the Fashion Fairies, the Sweet Fairies and the Baby Animal Rescue Fairies in our latest 21-book Rainbow Magic Collection. Perfect for those children who want to start reading independently and even reluctant readers, the stories are sure to delight any fairy fan!

    From Miranda the Beauty Fairy to Lottie the Lollipop Fairy and Mae the Panda Fairy, the books find the fairies trying to foil the naughty Jack Frost's dastardly plans. With appealing text and fun stories, Rainbow Magic will quickly become a favourite with readers aged 5 and over.

    The Book People's Rainbow Magic Collections have always proven very popular with our customers and this collection might just be the best yet!

    This collection includes books 120 - 140 in the Rainbow Magic series - The Fashion Fairies, The Sweet Fairies and The Baby Animal Rescue Fairies.