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The Hairy Dieters: Good Eating (Paperback)
Si King & Dave Myers
Book People friends Si King and Dave Myers - the Hairy Bikers - are back in their Hairy Dieters guise and showcasing 80 fabulously healthy recipes that are suitable for the entire family in Good Eating!
- RRP £14.99
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With easy-to-follow instructions and sumptuous photography for many of the delicious low-calorie recipes, as well as advice on how you can achieve the maximum flavour for each one while still losing weight (and keeping it off), this is another fine diet book from the nation's favourite culinary duo!
Among the tasty dishes you'll be serving up with the help of Si and Dave are Vegetable Frittatas for breakfast, Transylvanian Meatballs with Garlic Sauce for a family meal, Steak Pizzaiola for a weekend feast and Rhubarb and Orange Meringue Tartlets for a tasty sweet treat.
In their third Hairy Dieters cookbook, the Hairy Bikers once again show that eating healthier doesn't mean you have to compromise on taste!
AWFU 9 years +
Awful Auntie (Hardback)
David Walliams9 years +
A new children's novel from David Walliams is always cause for celebration - and Awful Auntie continues his winning streak!
- RRP £12.99
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Aunt Alberta is desperate to cheat Lady Stella Saxby out of her inheritance - the beautiful Saxby Hall. Stella sets about on making a plan with her friend Soot, the mischievous ghost of a chimney sweep, to ensure she will be able to claim what is rightfully hers...
With hilarious Roald Dahl-style hijinks, soon-to-be classic characters and a simply heart-warming message of how friendship can appear in the most unlikely of places, Awful Auntie will delight all of Walliams' many, many fans.
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
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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!
The Miniaturist (Hardback)
It's 1686 and 18-year-old Nella Oortman knocks on the door of a grand house in Amsterdam. She's come from the country to begin a new life as the wife of an illustrious merchant trader. But to her surprise, she is not welcomed by Johannes Brandt; but by his condemning sister Marin...
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When Johannes appears, he brings with him an extravagant and extraordinary wedding gift - a cabinet-sized replica of their home that will be furnished by an elusive miniaturist. At first mystified, Nella quickly realises the dangers that exist within her new home. Does this miniaturist hold the family's fate in her hands?
Sure to appeal to fans of Donna Tartt, debut author Jessie Burton's The Miniaturist is a beautiful historical tale of love and obsession, betrayal and retribution and appearances and truth.
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.
DFRC 5 years +
Disney's Frozen (Hardback)5 years +
Princesses Anna and Elsa, Kristoff and his friend Sven the reindeer, and not forgetting Olaf the snowman, have all quickly become global sensations after the phenomenal worldwide success of Disney's animated musical Frozen - and this Frozen book is sure to delight any fan who wants to take a trip to Arendelle.
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With a beautiful padded cover, the book follows the heart-warming story from the film, that took inspiration from Hans Christian Andersen's much-loved fairy tale The Snow Queen. As Elsa's icy powers find her isolated from her close-knit village, she heads off to live on her own in a remote, grand ice palace, but it is up to sister Anna to convince Elsa of her value and to show just how much she means to her and her hometown...
Lavished with beautiful original artwork based on the scenes from the hit Disney musical and all your favourite characters included, this gorgeous Frozen book is a treat for anyone who has fallen in love with the story.
Man Booker Prize 2014 Collection - 6 Books (Collection)
Richard Flanagan's The Narrow Road to the Deep North is the winner of The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014. Do you agree with the judges' decision? Widely considered one of the world's most important literary awards, 2014's shortlist was full of brilliant, diverse and unforgettable novels - and with this collection you can own them all! Six hardback novels for one brilliant price, the books here are amongst the most highly respected released in 2014.
- RRP £99.94
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The winning novel finds one man reckoning with the truth on a Burma railway, while 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...
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...
PIGB 3 years +
Peppa Pig Bag Collection - 10 Books (Collection)3 years +
Book People favourite Peppa Pig stars in the ten exciting story books featured in this great collection, which also comes with a cute Peppa-themed bag to carry them all around in!
- RRP £49.90
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Your young Peppa fan will be delighted as they read all about Peppa getting to grips with a new computer, Peppa and her friends playing football and the entire Pig family heading on a camping trip!
Bright and bold with familiar characters and simple stories to follow, the books included here are sure to delight fans of the Channel 5 and Nick Jr. TV show.
DMSS 3 years +3 years +
From Mickey and Minnie Mouse through to fairy tale characters like Peter Pan and the Little Mermaid, as well as the modern Disney-Pixar classics like Brave, Toy Story and Cars, Walt Disney is one of the most reliable names when it comes to entertaining children of all ages.
- RRP £149.70
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This 30-book collection lets readers delve further into the Magical World of Disney. Coming in a handy slipcase, the books here have simple storylines that follow the famous characters as they head off on a series of exciting adventures. With so many books to choose from, these offer plenty of choice for reading at bedtime or you could split the collection up and hand them out as party bag treats.
Whether a child you know loves Snow White, Beauty and the Beast, Dumbo or one of the many other classics featured here, this is an unbeatable collection for any child aged 3+ who loves Disney!
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?
Human Universe (Hardback)
A spectacular new book from the nation's favourite scientist, Professor Brian Cox, Human Universe takes readers on a journey through time and space in an attempt to uncover and understand the universe's greatest wonder of all - humankind!
- RRP £25.00
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Revealing how time, physics, chemistry and an amount of luck contributed to the creation of a species capable of not only acknowledging but also questioning its own existence, the book combines stunning photography and innovative computer-generated imagery to tell humanity's story - from the Big Bang through to the potential fate of of species.
Told with Professor Brian Cox's trademark down-to-earth romanticism and lyrical approach, Human Universe bridges the gap between cutting-edge science and a child-like sense of wonder. A fascinating book sure to satisfy those with the unquenchable thirst for knowing where we came from, how we think, where we're going and if we are alone in the universe...
DFEG 5 years +
Disney's Frozen: The Essential Guide (Hardback)5 years +
Join Anna, Elsa, Olaf the snowman and all your other favourite characters from Disney's Frozen in this Essential Guide!
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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...
JCH2 3 years +
The Jolly Christmas Postman (Hardback)
Janet Ahlberg3 years +
Jolly rhyming verses and charming illustrations from Janet and Allan Ahlberg give The Jolly Christmas Postman an irresistible appeal to both young and old readers.
- RRP £12.99
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Youngsters will love peeping in the envelopes and discovering the cards and presents tucked away for each familiar character - from the get-well gift for Humpty Dumpty to the special treat for the Jolly Postman, this book is a first-class present for any little one this Christmas time!
This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
Crafty Dolls (Hardback)
Craft expert Jane Bull is a real favourite with Book People customers, and in this book she has turned her attention to rag dolls!
- RRP £12.99
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Among the 30 projects included are instructions for how to make your own crafty doll ballerina, party princess or even adorable tiny pocket dolls. Every classic doll pattern has a contemporary twist and an outfit that matches their hobby. There are also ideas for accessories such as bags, shoes and jewellery.
LRIY 3 years +
Ladybird Read It Yourself Collection - 50 Books (Collection)
Various3 years +
This amazing 50-book collection isn't just incredible value, it is sure to offer your child an array of stories perfectly suited to their developing reading level and, in turn, help them grow into avid young bookworms too!
- RRP £217.50
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With familiar fairy tale storylines like the Ugly Ducking and Cinderella, as well as popular characters including Peppa Pig, Moshi Monsters and Peter Rabbit featured throughout, the engaging text and full-colour illustrations in the books will support children as they become fluent, independent and confident readers.
With fun puzzles and questions to gently test children, this comprehensive collection covers the Ladybird Read It Yourself Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 and can be enjoyed by children aged from 4 right the way up to 7 years old.
PXAA 6 years +
Project X Alien Adventures Collection - 31 Books (Collection)6 years +
Packed with fantastic artwork and ideal for preparing children 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 allow little ones to build their confidence in reading at Oxford Reading Level 7.
- RRP £154.90
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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.
Please note the books in this collection vary in size. The dimensions stated are for the wallet that the books are presented in.MENX Toddlers
Mr. Men: The Complete Collection - 50 Books (Collection)
Ever since the first books were published in 1971, Roger Hargreaves' Mr. Men have been an enduring favourite with children (and parents!) of all ages. The likes of Mr. Happy, Mr. Tickle, Mr. Bump and friends must rank as some of the most famous characters in children's books - and this beautiful box set features them all!
- RRP £149.50
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With a mammoth 50 books to enjoy and a simply gorgeous display case, this collection will keep young readers entertained for a long, long time to come. The bold, bright illustrations and simple storylines make the Mr. Men stories fun and appealing to return to again and again.
Familiar characters like Mr. Tickle, Mr. Strong and Mr. Messy's books are also included in this vast box set, which is just perfect for adults and children to read and share together.
SONB 4 years +
Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books (Collection)
Julia Donaldson4 years +
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.
HHBC 8 years +8 years +
From the Terrible Tudors to the Vicious Vikings and much more besides, discover all about the more grisly moments from our past with the Horrible Histories Blood-Curdling Box of Books.
- RRP £119.80
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Terry Deary's non-fiction books are full of amazing facts that are perfect to dip in and out of (and to help your kids with history lessons, but don't tell them that...), while Martin Brown's eye-catching artwork is also tremendously appealing. Following the success of the hilarious BBC TV series, Horrible Histories continues to go from strength to strength and the books are just as funny - and foul!
A great gift for any child interested in the gorier aspects of history, the 20-book collection offers little-known facts that will even appeal to reluctant readers!
James Bond 007 Collection - 14-Book Slipcase (Collection)
A truly iconic character, both in film and in print, this 14-book collection contains all of Ian Fleming's novels and short stories about the talented British Secret Service Agent James Bond.
- RRP £111.86
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From For Your Eyes Only to Live and Let Die and Moonraker, these are hugely famous James Bond books that you will want to return to again and again and with plenty of twists and turns along the way, each spy story is vividly compelling and gripping. Offering amazing value for money, each book is also presented in a wonderfully stylish vintage jacket and features a foreword from a leading contemporary author.
Little Miss: The Complete Collection - 37 Books (Collection)Toddlers
Everyone loves the Mr. Men and Little Miss stories. They've been bestsellers and firm favourites with children ever since Roger Hargreaves first introduced them in the 1970s - and with his son Adam Hargreaves taking over the mantle, they still entertain young readers and families around the world today.
- RRP £110.60
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Back by popular demand, our Little Miss Collection contains 37 books featuring familiar characters like Little Miss Sunshine, Little Miss Bossy and Little Miss Naughty. Fun-packed stories that are a delight to read through together and share, they'll make sure bedtime reading is full of laughter.
Coming in a delightful display box, this collection also includes more recent additions to the Little Miss family - including Mr. Bump's equally clumsy sister Little Miss Whoops, the rather festive Little Miss Christmas and the simply adorable (and brand new) Little Miss Hug!
SWRD 5 years +
Star Wars Readers Collection - 20 Books (Collection)5 years +
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 engrossed as they discover a range of fascinating facts, this 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.
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.
Winter Warmers Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
The Book People has taken great pride in providing our customers with a selection of reading collections over the years and now we're delighted to offer you one of our best selections of contemporary reads yet!
- RRP £81.90
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Emma Donoghue's Room was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and is a remarkable and compelling novel, it tells the story of Jack and ma - a mother and son who live in a single locked room for which they don't have a key...
The Light Years is the first book in Elizabeth Jane Howard's Cazalet Chronicles and covers three generations of the Cazalet family and the fascinating triangle of their affairs... The Almost Moon is an unforgettable novel from The Lovely Bones author Alice Sebold and there is much more to discover besides!