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Lakeland Fells Collection - 7 Books (Collection)
A beautiful anniversary edition of all seven of the Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells by the fell-walking legend, A. Wainwright.
- RRP £99.99
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The pages have been freshly reproduced from the original artwork and then printed and bound to match the first-edition books as closely as possible. Completely unabridged or edited, the maps and text are just how Wainwright wrote them too.
There simply is nothing quite like Wainwright's guides, and having been treasured by generations of keen walkers, this set makes a wonderful gift for a new enthusiast. Perfect for walkers and lovers of the Lakeland Fells, as well as those who simply love stunningly presented books.
DFEG 5 years +
Disney's Frozen: The Essential Guide (Hardback)
Join Anna, Elsa, Olaf the snowman and all your other favourite characters from Disney's Frozen in this Essential Guide!
- RRP £9.99
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Telling you everything you need to know about the residents of Arendelle, this wonderfully illustrated book is a guide that will delight any fan of the popular film that took inspiration from the Snow Queen.
Following the film's story from the sisters' early life through to Elsa locking herself away as she concealed her powers; and then onto Anna's determined journey to reunite the two when Elsa ran away after freezing their hometown into an eternal winter, the book offers facts about the characters, settings and much, much more...
ALFE 3 years +
Alfie Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
Much-loved classics and timeless tales of childhood courage and exploration, the Alfie series by two-time Kate Greenway Medal-winning author Shirley Hughes has been a favourite with us at the Book People for many, many years and we're sure if you have little ones who are yet to be introduced to Alfie, he'll soon be a favourite of theirs too!
- RRP £59.90
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Featuring all of the best-loved Alfie stories in an attractive carry bag, little ones can join Alfie as he attends a birthday party; splishes and splashes in his new yellow boots; makes friends; visits the fair and much, much more...
Charmingly illustrated and and wonderfully written, the reassuringly warm stories of Alfie and his day-to-day activities make the ordinary extraordinary and will make a welcome addition to the bookshelf of any child aged 3 and above.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2014 (Hardback)
Published every year since 1864, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack is the most famous sports book in the world - and the Book People are pleased to be able to bring to our customers the 151st 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 2014's cricketing highs and lows.
Without a doubt the best and most important cricket book of the year, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2014 is a must-have book for every fan of this wonderful summer sport.
AWSC 3 years +
Acorn Wood Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffl
The team behind the Gruffalo, author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler, are responsible for some of the most popular children's books around. This set of three tiny board books, displayed in a beautiful slipcase, is perfect for sharing with children aged 1 and over as the books introduce the joys of reading and some soon-to-be familiar characters!
- RRP £14.97
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All the books have flaps to lift, while the eye-catching artwork and rhyming text will be enjoyed as parent and child read through them together. Set in and around the joyous surroundings of Acorn Wood, Rabbit's Nap finds Rabbit determined to find out who is keeping him awake, while Hide-and-Seek Pig finds Pig trying to discover where Hen is hiding - will your child be able to help him?
Fox's Socks is another fine, funny story and this time Fox just can't find his socks anywhere - are they under the rug or inside the clock? By lifting the flaps, you'll be able to find out... A delightfully interactive treat from a very talented duo.
1,000 Dot to Dot Masterpieces (Paperback)
The last 1000 Dot-to-Dot book we sold was a phenomenal favourite with Book People customers, proving that dot-to-dot puzzles are not just for children - and this one allows you to recreate some of the world's finest pieces of art!
- RRP £9.99
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Created by the talented graphic designer Thomas Pavitee, the 20 masterpieces from the likes of Picasso, Van Gogh and Hokusai are rendered in 1000-dot line drawings that you can take your time completing - each of the drawings takes up to an hour to complete, and you can have fun working out which painting or drawing you're recreating while joining the dots.
Extremely satisfying once finished, the pages are perforated so your completed works of art can be displayed anywhere you wish! this extra large book is sure to delight anyone as they unleash their inner artist.
Man Booker Prize 2014 Collection - 6 Books (Collection)
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction is widely considered one of the world's most important literary awards and 2014's shortlist is as strong as ever. Brilliant, diverse and unforgettable, we're sure you will love the six beautiful hardback novels featured in our complete collection of shortlisted titles - and love having the chance to see if you agree with the judges when they choose their winner on 14 October!
- RRP £99.94
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Joshua Ferris' To Rise Again at a Decent Hour is a tale of life, death and dental hygiene, Ali Smith's How to be Both tackles the versatility of art and Karen Joy Fowler's We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves is a smart examination of families and the choices they make for you...
One man reckons with the truth in Richard Flanagan's Narrow Road to the Deep North, Howard Jacobson's J is about the unflinching power of love and Neel Mukherjee's The Lives of Others is a compelling portrayal of a crumbling society... All worthy winners, but which title from the Man Booker Prize 2014 shortlist will be your favourite?
EBNG 9 years +
Enid Blyton's Naughtiest Girl Collection (Collection)
Enid Blyton and Anne Digby
Spoilt rotten and dreadfully selfish, Elizabeth Allen is a young lady who doesn't like anyone or anything, that is, except getting into trouble and causing mischief. From the author of The Famous Five, The Secret Seven and Malory Towers - the wonderful Enid Blyton - our 10-book The Naughtiest Girl Collection is essential reading for fans of Blyton and children aged 7 and above who are yet to be introduced to her wonderful writing.
- RRP £49.90
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In The Naughtiest Girl in the School, only-child Elizabeth is sent away to boarding school after tormenting her governess with such tricks as hiding earwigs in her bed. Once she arrives she decides to become the naughtiest pupil the school has ever seen. But will living up to this decision be as easy as she first thought...?
Follow Elizabeth in this wonderful collection as she tries to come good; fights the urge to be bad when she is handed the responsible job of school monitor; attends camp with the horrible Arabella, in the same tent no less; stars in the school summer play and much, much more. A timeless set of children's stories from an author who has touched the hearts of readers for over half a century, this collection contains Enid Blyton's four original novels and the brilliant continuation of the series by the talented Anne Digby.
Sewing Machine Basics (Paperback)
Learn how to make the most from your sewing machine with Sewing Machine Basics: A Step-by-step Course for First-time Stitchers - an invaluable guide for those new to the joys of sewing.
- RRP £14.99
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A comprehensive guide that takes the mystery out of the sewing machine, the book shows the easiest ways for beginners to use - and make the most of - one of them. Starting with an essential overview of the sewing machine, the book will show you how to thread it and wind bobbins and explain why tension is important and help you choose the right needles.
There is also information on the basic sewing kit you will need, alongside advice on the best fabrics. The chapters eventually build into a complete sewing course, with instructions on how to make everything from cushion covers, lampshades, stylish accessories, bags and scarves.
WEDS 3 years +
The Scarecrows' Wedding (Hardback)
The eagerly anticipated new picture book from the creators of the Gruffalo, The Scarecrows' Wedding is a must-have children's title for fans of the timeless Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler books.
- RRP £12.99
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Betty O'Barley and Harry O'Hay are two scarecrows very much in love, so much so that they plan on having 'a wedding that no one will ever forget.' Everything is going according to plan until Harry sets off to fetch some flowers for the ceremony and a wicked scarecrow, Reginald Rake, tries to take Harry's place at the wedding. Can Harry get back in time, become a hero and save his scarecrow bride..?
A fabulous love story with drama, laugh-out-loud moments and - of course - a happy ending all encompassed by the classically rhyming prose of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's glowing colour illustrations, The Scarecrows' Wedding will be returned to and enjoyed again and again!
DNLD 3 years +
Julia Donaldson Story Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
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.
- RRP £65.90
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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.
This collection comes in a ziplock bag.
Nutella Cookbook (Hardback)
With macaroons, cheesecakes, creme brulee and swiss rolls all included amongst many other delicious recipes, Nutella: The 30 Best Recipes will show you how to create everything from little treats to melt-in-the-mouth snacks and traditional desserts, all with the added touch of the delicious chocolate spread.
- RRP £9.99
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With delightfully surprising recipes featured alongside firm family favourites, each one is accompanied by a full-page photo and are perfect for both entertaining and enjoying at home. A great gift for anyone who loves Nutella!
SWRD 5 years +
Star Wars Readers Collection - 20 Books (Collection)
Enter the Jedi Academy, step aboard the Death Star, join the Rebel Alliance, pilot the X-Wing and feel the Force with this huge set of Star Wars books from the reading experts at DK.
- RRP £99.80
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Covering reading levels 2-4 and designed to have even the most reluctant of readers on the edge of their seat as they read along, this huge, action-packed 20-book set is sure to help your little Star Wars fan on their reading journey as they learn about their favourite characters, locations, vehicles and battles from the blockbusting films and the popular Clone Wars series.
Guaranteed to get children aged 7 and above hooked on reading, whilst also developing their reading skills and general knowledge, this is an out-of-this-world collection of Star Wars books that will support and develop all of the reading skills little ones are learning at school.
Half Yard Heaven (Paperback)
Debbie Shore's Half Yard Heaven: Easy Sewing Projects Using Left-Over Pieces of Fabric will show you how to use up all the scraps and oddments that are inevitably left over from previous projects or sold cheaply at fabric stores!
- RRP £9.99
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Armed with just a sewing machine and basic kit, you could be making gorgeous projects in no time at all. Among the 26 projects are aprons, bags, padded coat hangers and wash bags. With basic techniques explained in a clear and concise manner, the book also features inspiring photography.
SONB 4 years +
Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books (Collection)
Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are specially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read.
- RRP £128.82
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From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones. Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in junior school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
Great British Bake Off: Big Book of Baking (Hardback)
Everyone has gone baking mad once more with the success of the latest season of the Great British Bake Off. In this tie-in book, you can follow the step-by-step recipes to create your very own showstopping treats!
- RRP £20.00
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With 120 original recipes to choose from, including some from Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry as well as the bakers, this is the book for any would-be baker - whether you want to whip up some biscuits for a tea morning or want to make something that will turn heads at a special event.
Biscuits, bread, cakes, pastry and patisserie - there's something for every taste - whether you're a savoury or sweet person! The step-by-step photographs will help you make sure your recipes are a success too. Who knows, by mastering the art of baking with these treats, maybe you'll be in the famous tent next year?
NNPB 3 years +
Night Night Picture Book Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
Including titles from children's favourites Jill Murphy, Martin Waddell, Amy Hest and many more, our 10-book Night Night Collection of picture books is the perfect set of books to tuck your little ones with at bedtime.
- RRP £65.90
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Written by very talented children's authors and all covering the subject of sleep, among the gentle and funny titles are A Quiet Night In, Nighty Night! and Charley's First Night. The books also come presented in a ziplock folder so they can be easily transported wherever sleepy time may be!
Perfect for sharing with children aged 0 and above before bed!
Jamie's Comfort Food (Hardback)
Jamie Oliver's 2014 cookbook Jamie's Comfort Food is - as the cover suggests - the ultimate weekend cookbook, bursting with delicious dishes, family favourites and brimming with good mood food that is guaranteed to hit the spot.
- RRP £30.00
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An old-fashioned cookbook full of comforting and indulgent recipes from around the world - with a typical Jamie twist! - the recipes are inspired by everything from childhood memories to the seasons, including: the ultimate mac and cheese, mighty moussaka, delicious gyozas, sumptuous sticky toffee pudding and much, much more...
A must-have recipe book for Jamie Oliver fans, and those who simply love food, Jamie's revolutionary approach to home cooking has changed the way we eat - and that's why we love him!
Mary Berry Cooks the Perfect (Hardback)
The Bake Off is back and so is Mary Berry with her new brand new cookbook, packed with over 100 exciting recipes for the whole family. And in it she shows that she is so much more than a baking goddess!
- RRP £25.00
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Containing the Great British Bake Off judge's Keys to Perfection, and identifying key elements and Top Tips for each dish to guarantee perfect results, Mary reveals her best kept secrets for crispy crackling, succulent salmon, crunchy crumble and much, much more... all with close-up, step-by-step photographs so you can't go wrong!
From quick suppers you can whip up in no time to impressive dinners that are just perfect for when you are entertaining, with the help of Mary Berry's new recipe book, Mary Berry Cooks the Perfect, it is just like having Mary in your kitchen with you!
SWFF 8 years +
Star Wars Folded Flyers (Other)
Use the force and launch yourself into a galaxy far, far away with the six paper starfighters featured in Star Wars: Folded Flyers!
- RRP £14.99
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Adding a Jedi twist to traditional paper plane making, the book is sure to delight Star Wars fans of all ages, especially as excitement builds around 2015's new film... Each high-performance space craft actually flies - all you have to do is follow the step-by-step instructions on how to fold them in the right way!
Among the spaceships ready to be created are Darth Vader's TIE Fighter, the Millennium Falcon and Naboo Starfighter. Engineered by aerodynamic experts, these exciting and special paper planes really are an out-of-this-world treat!
MFWC 7 years +
Enid Blyton Collection - 6 Books (Collection)
A much-loved children's author who was the talent behind the Famous Five, Malory Towers and the Secret Seven, this magical six-book collection will introduce a new generation of readers aged 7 and over to two of Enid Blyton's fantasy series - The Wishing-Chair and The Faraway Tree.
- RRP £35.94
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Joe, Beth and Frannie move home and come across the Faraway Tree, which soon offers them a gateway to many exciting and magical adventure. The Wishing-Chair series follows Mollie and Peter as they head off to buy their mother a birthday present and end up finding a chair that can grant wishes!
Six funny and amazing adventures that will enchant readers and keep them thoroughly entertained!
Meal in a Mug (Hardback)
Meal in a Mug is a book that does exactly as the title suggests - 80 fast and easy recipes for hungry people that can be cooked using just a mug and a microwave!
- RRP £9.99
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Ideal for students or those who don't quite know their way around the kitchen, the cookbook is full of Denise Smart's imaginative recipes that will fill you up in style. Among the recipes for breakfast are Peanut Butter and Jam Porridge, a Bacon and Tomato Muffin and Bircher Muesli. Lunch dishes (mugs?) include Smoked Haddock Chowder, Pesto Orzo Salad and Spicy Lentil and Bacon Soup.
The mains in a mug include the delicious-sounding Chicken Korma, Spaghetti Carbonara and Spinach and Ricotta Lasagne, while there are also sweet treats in the form of Chocolate Orange Pudding, Golden Syrup Pudding and Strawberry Baked Cheesecakes. You'd never know you could fit so much good food into a humble mug!
Maps: their untold stories (Hardback)
Drawing on over 700 years' worth of maps from the national archives, Maps: Their Untold Stories is a stunning and truly fascinating collection that not only covers the history of maps, but also provides an insight into the places and social history that the mapmakers managed to capture.
- RRP £30.00
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From 14th Century maritime manuscripts to 16th Century London, the bombs that landed in World War II and what is now the coast of North Carolina, the book is full of richly illustrated map reproductions that will capture the imagination of those with a keen interest in social history and the history of world travel.
Featuring superb reproductions of more than 100 key historical maps, lively text and key explanations on their place in history, Maps: Their Untold Stories is a stunning exploration of world history.
MRUN 12 years +
Maze Runner Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
All Thomas can remember is his name. When the lift cranks open, he finds he's not alone and has landed up at the Glade - an encampment at the centre of a terrible maze. Surrounding him is an army of boys known as the Gladers...
- RRP £23.97
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When a girl arrives with a message, the Gladers must do all they can to find a way out - or risk dying! Fast-paced, full of thrills and gripping throughout, this collection includes the entire Maze Runner series in full, with sequels The Scorch Trials and The Death Cure equally compelling.
Lord of the Flies meets the Hunger Games in James Dashner's bestselling young adult novels and with the film adaptation, starring Dylan O'Brien, Will Poulter and Kaya Scodelario riding top of the US charts, now is the perfect time to explore these compelling stories.