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The most decorated manager in the history of football, it's fair to say that former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson knows a few things about leadership. In Leading, he reveals the secrets to his success - both on and off the field.
- RRP £25.00
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A truly inspiring read, Sir Alex looks back over his 38 years in management and tells all about the key tools he used to cover everything from tactics to teamwork and hiring to firing. Covering some of the most pivotal leadership decisions he made during his long and successful tenure at Old Trafford, he aims to provide you with the knowledge of what it takes to make it at the top, whatever your career.
Not only a great read for Man Utd supporters, but also for anyone interested in the psychology of management at the highest level, this is a collaboration with successful businessman Sir Michael Moritz that is full of hints, tips and advice for becoming a champion.
DAUD 7 years +7 years +
Ten of Roald Dahl's most-loved stories are read by a host of famous names in this swish-wifflingly scrumdiddlyumptious 29-CD audiobook collection.
- RRP £123.90
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- Just 59p per book
One of Dahl's biggest fans, David Walliams reads The BFG, while Douglas Hodge, fresh from playing Willy Wonka live on the West End, 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.
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.
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.
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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.
EBMT 9 years +9 years +
Enid Blyton is one of the most successful and best-loved children's authors of all time and we're very excited to bring Book People customers this complete collection of her wonderful Malory Towers books, which have been given cool and contemporary new cover art to introduce them to a whole new generation of young readers.
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- Just 83p per book
Telling the story of Darrell Rivers, her friends and the trials and tribulations of their time at the famous boarding school, the books are full of drama, tension and adventure, as well as plenty of cheeky mischief that will delight young readers.
A great series for keen new readers to get stuck into, we can guarantee they won't be able to put the books down.
NROJ 7 years +7 years +
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.
- RRP £98.85
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- Just £1.47 per book
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!
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. Do you agree with the judges' decision to give the prestigious award to Marlon James' A Brief History of Seven Killings?
A jaunt back to the '70s and an attempted assassination of Bob Marley, the winning book is joined here by 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; 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.
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.
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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!
RWBN 5 years +5 years +
Especially published for children at reading levels 4-6, and always popular with Book People customers, we're excited to bring you this massive 25-book Oxford Reading Tree collection starring Biff, Chip and Kipper.
- RRP £123.75
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- Just 52p per book
A scheme used by the vast majority of primary schools, these books will help children aged 5 and over develop into confident readers, and the familiar characters and entertaining stories are sure to be returned to again and again.
Focusing on phonics so young readers can practise their sounds and letters, these first stories allow children to practise reading everyday language too. With eight covering each level, the fun-filled books come in a popper case and the collection also includes a parents' guide.
AWSC 3 years +3 years +
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.
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- Just £1.66 per book
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.
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!
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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!
BGRY 10 years +10 years +
A great set for budding adventurers, Bear Grylls books have proven to be very, very popular with young readers aged 9 and over. Here, kids who like books packed with action, pace and excitement can enjoy all eight of Bear Grylls' Mission Survival books for less than the RRP of just two.
- RRP £55.92
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- Just £1.25 per book
Gold of the Gods introduces readers to Beck Granger, our 13-year-old hero who's on the hunt for the legendary City of Gold in the Colombian jungle. But when Beck gets lost with no food, no compass and no hope of rescue, his knowledge of survival is really put to the test!
From the Columbian jungle to the frozen wilderness, and the Sahara Desert to the open seas, Beck Granger has the skills to survive and make it out alive, whatever the situation. And kids can learn these skills for themselves, too, as each book features special tips on how to survive in the wild - from tying knots to starting a fire and navigating by the sun.
Explosive, well-informed and told at breakneck speed, if you know someone who loves adventure stories such as the Chris Ryan and Alex Rider books, they will love this set from the world's most famous real-life survival expert.
This collection contains books 1-8 in Bear Grylls' Mission Survival series.
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!
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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.
EBMY 7 years +7 years +
From Noddy to Malory Towers and the Naughtiest Girl books, Enid Blyton is one of the finest children's authors of all time. This 15-book collection is very much in the vein of her classic Famous Five and Secret Seven stories.
- RRP £104.85
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- Just £1.00 per book
Full of mystery, the five Find-Outers and their loyal dog Buster come across all kinds of strange occurrences on their adventures. They'll have to use all their problem-solving skills to find the answers.
Brilliant old-fashioned adventures to introduce readers to a classic author.
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.
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.
RIJS 3 years +3 years +
There's a rumble in the jungle and a commotion in the ocean in this collection all about awesome animals.
- RRP £69.90
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- Just 90p per book
There's something funny going on in Monkey Business; things are getting crazy in Farmyard Hullaballoo; and there's a wonderful rhyming adventure to enjoy in the hilarious Elephant Pants.
With appealing artwork and bouncing text, the books provide great bedtime reading and there's a gorgeous bag to keep them all in.
FFUN 7 years +7 years +
Michael Rosen, Josh Lacey and Rebecca Lisle are all very talented children's authors who have very different styles. This 10-book collection brings them all together to provide newly independent readers with a bundle of books and laughs.
- RRP £50.90
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- Just 80p per book
Amongst the Book People favourites included in the collection are Fluff the Farting Fish, The Dog in the Diamond Collar and four of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize-shortlisted Dragonsitter books.
With striking artwork from the likes of Garry Parsons and Tony Ross featured throughout, these books are so appealing you just have to pick them up. Sure to be returned to again and again, every book is a laugh-out-loud delight.
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.
HORD 5 years +5 years +
A star not only in books but also in his very own cartoon and even a hit film, Horrid Henry is proud to be the naughtiest boy in literature.
- RRP £49.90
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- Just £1.00 per book
Brilliantly naughty, Francesca Simon's stories appeal to many children who wouldn't pick up a book otherwise and Tony Ross' distinctive illustrations just add to the mayhem and fun. In these books, Henry comes up with a money-making scheme, shows off at the school talent show and does so much more.
Mischief abounds when Henry's around!
Long before he was one of the stars of the nation's favourite TV programmes, Paul Hollywood published 100 Great Breads, a baking book that showed how versatile and delicious this food can be. This new edition of the classic baking book is a must-have for any would-be bakers and GBBO fans.
- RRP £16.99
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Beautifully produced, Paul looks back over his childhood and his travels abroad to showcase some of the tastiest breads you'll ever eat. You'll start by learning how to make the Wheatsheaf Loaf; master this and you'll be able to make every loaf in the book.
Among the traditional and unusual recipes are those for Irish Soda Bread (as shown on the cover), Potato Focaccia Pugliese, Date, Prune & Pecan Bread and Banana & Muesli Bread. We're sure you'll agree there's something for everyone and, it has to be said, adding Terry's Chocolate Oranges to Pains Au Chocolat is a masterstroke.
Get ready to spread some festive cheer with the delightful craft projects featured in the Twenty to Make books.
- RRP £24.95
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- Just 80p per book
Spread across five books, you'll find 20 charming Christmas projects in each and they're all brought to you by experts in their respective fields - knitting, pompom making, felting, crocheting and sugar decoration making.
Each little book has step-by-step instructions for and among the fun-filled and beautiful projects you'll find are a crocheted Yuletide Coaster; a pompom Father Christmas; a sugar decoration of a Christmas Robin; a knitted snowman; and felt gingerbread men.
The sugar decorations are for decoration only and not edible... Maybe you can eat your mince pies while making them?
IBBO 9 years +9 years +
Three children have been stolen and taken to a bizarre island - a place where mermaids, selkies and the legendary Kraken exist. What could be terrifying ends up as a magical adventure, but then their new island finds itself under siege... Monster Mission is a charming adventure from Journey to the Sea author Eva Ibbotson and it's joined here by four other unforgettable stories.
- RRP £30.95
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- Just £1.40 per book
The Secret of Platform 13 finds a magical island hidden beneath King's Cross station and it's one full of wizards, ogres and much more. The Beasts of Clawstone Castle finds Madlyn and her brother Rollo arriving at a haunted castle; Which Witch? has been praised by Philip Pullman finds a white witch getting her spells all wrong; and Mountwood School for Ghosts is a spooky and funny story.
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