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We all know Fern Britton from her TV-presenting roles but did you know she also writes heart-warming, fun and romantic stories? Her novels are full of the warmth and wit that have made her such a popular figure - and now you can buy three Fern Britton books for one great Book People price!
- RRP £23.97
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- Just £1.66 per book
Fern's debut novel New Beginnings saw her in familiar territory - it's a story all about the ups and downs in the life of TV presenter Christie Lynch. Quickly becoming the nation's sweetheart, Christie can finally afford to treat her kids but she's also having to make sacrifices - will she be able to find a happy work-life balance?
The Holiday Home tells the story of two sisters, one house and a lifetime of secrets, while A Seaside Affair is a wonderfully witty novel in the style of Katie Fforde that finds a local Cornish theatre being taken over by a coffee chain - much to the residents' disgust. Luckily, hotshot producer Penny Leighton can pull in some serious favours from the actors on her contact list...
The baking queen is back!
- RRP £25.00
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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.
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!
- RRP £49.90
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- Just £1.00 per book
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.
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!
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- Just £1.66 per book
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...
OXPM 9 years +9 years +
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.
- RRP £11.99
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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.
DAUD 7 years +7 years +
Ten of Roald Dahl<'s most-loved stories are read by a host of famous names in this swishwifflingly scrumdiddlyumptious 29-CD audiobook collection.
- RRP £123.90
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- Just 69p per book
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.
HSBB 7 years +7 years +
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.
- RRP £59.90
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- Just £1.00 per book
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!
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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- Just 43p per book
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.
NROJ 8 years +8 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!
HRYP 9 years +9 years +
Head to Platform 9 3/4, climb aboard the Hogwarts Express and enjoy the Complete Harry Potter Collection for one magical Book People price. Presented in a gorgeous slipcase, these editions of J. K. Rowling's classics come complete with stunning new cover illustrations from Jonny Duddle.
- RRP £59.99
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- Just £4.28 per book
A phenomenon like no other, Harry's incredible journey begins with Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Unhappily living in a cupboard under the stairs at his aunt's, he's visited by a giant called Rubeus Hagrid who delivers the most astonishing news - Harry's a wizard. As he heads to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry makes friends with Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, meets oh-so-wise Professor Dumbledore and the complex Severus Snape and their incredible adventure begins. But evil in the shape of Lord Voldemort is getting ever closer - and the Dark Lord has his sights set firmly on Harry.
Throughout the seven books and his time at Hogwarts Castle, Harry learns what it means to be a Gryffindor student and the value of friendship and trust. The eight films starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint were a record-breaking success and now you can relive the stories where it all began time and time again with this amazing Harry Potter box set - Expecto Patronum!
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.
TSYT 3 years +3 years +
He's been chuffing great for 70 years now and Thomas the Tank Engine is showing no signs of slowing down... This 10-book collection has stories based on the latest popular TV series and is available at a fabulous Book People price.
- RRP £29.90
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- Just 50p per book
Sure to appeal to Thomas fans aged 3 and over, the stories not only focus on the famous blue train but also his familiar friends like Gordon the Green Engine and James the Red Engine.
Exciting and perfect to share at bedtime, playtime or any time at all, these books will keep young readers on track as they learn to love reading and will quickly become bookshelf favourites.
CIAW 7 years +7 years +
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.
- RRP £69.86
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- Just 71p per book
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.
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 collection of three Gillian Flynn books is full of unbelievable twists and turns.
- RRP £23.97
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- Just £1.66 per book
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 in this gripping set.
We guarantee you'll be hooked by all three books and won't be able to put them down!
A Shivering Of Worlds. Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength. This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, a blurring of edges and a shifting of power. Now Tiffany stands between the light and the dark, the good and the bad. As the fairy horde prepares for invasion, Tiffany must summon all the witches to stand with her. To protect the land. Her land. There will be a reckoning...The Final DiscWorld Novel.
- RRP £20.00
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FLMF 5 years +5 years +
One of the Premier League's most successful and popular players, New York City FC midfielder and Chelsea and England legend Frank Lampard has turned his attention to writing stories for young children - and their mixture of football and action hits the back of the net every time!
- RRP £49.90
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- Just 80p per book
The idea of Frankie's Magic Football came to light as Frank was reading bedtime stories to his daughters. He created the character of football-obsessed Frankie and decided that he and his team-mates should dabble in magic so they could play football matches against some unlikely opponents including pirates, cowboys and knights.
This 10-book collection is great for parents to share with readers (even reluctant ones!) as young as 5, especially if both have a keen interest in football. With stories as exciting as an FA Cup final and characters based on Frank's former team-mates, you'll be cheering Frankie and his friends on throughout the pages.
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!
- RRP £9.99
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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!
IAMR 5 years +5 years +
Featuring popular authors and illustrators such as Jacqueline Wilson, Sally Grindley and Garry Parsons, this brilliant 12-book collection from the I Am Reading series is beautifully presented and includes joyful illustrations and clear text.
- RRP £59.88
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- Just 67p per book
From short stories about Mr Cool's rock band and Alby the Alien and his outer space antics, to the laugh-out-loud Yeti Spaghetti and the endearing animal tale, Friends Forever, there is something in this set to please every child.
The I Am Reading series bridges the gap between picture books and chapter books and develops confidence by encouraging reading practice and making reading a pleasure. Newly independent readers will want to read these simply, yet entertainingly, plotted and fully illustrated books again and again.
Popular illustrator Millie Marotta draws idiosyncratic pictures of all kinds, inspired by the magic of the tropics - and this book gives you the chance to add your own colouring twist to these complex designs!
- RRP £9.99
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Adding a personal touch to some beautiful illustrations, this book proves that colouring in isn't just for children. Among the drawings you will get to add some creativity to are exotic trees in need of some colour for their leaves, a parrot waiting for some magnificent new feathers and plenty of rainforest scenes and exotic bloom!
So grab your pens and pencils and prepare to inspire your creativity and imagination - this colouring book, Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland, is full of adventure!
RWBZ 3 years +3 years +
Featuring 33 books covering reading levels 1-3, this collection of Oxford Reading Tree books is perfect for building a foundation in reading for young readers aged 3 and up.
- RRP £163.67
- Save £146.68
- Just 51p per book
Specially designed by the reading experts at Oxford University Press, each story has a carefully levelled and beautifully illustrated story that parent and child will have lots of fun with as they read together, practising and perfecting essential skills that they'll be learning at school - from phonics and first stories to common words and everyday language.
This Biff, Chip and Kipper collection features 32 storybooks and a parents' handbook full of ideas to make reading fun.
Add a dash of colour to the world's most beautiful cities in The Magical City, a fantastic colouring book for adults!
- RRP £9.99
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The swirling pen-and-ink drawings from talented illustrator Lizzie Mary Cullen are just waiting to be coloured in, and with 80 to choose from - ranging from cobbled pavements to swirling skyscrapers - you'll be kept happily entertained as you travel the globe from the comfort of your own home.
A great way to relax and brilliantly inspiring, the book also has tiny animals to spot hidden amongst the designs!
SBAC 4 years +4 years +
From the dream combination of Oxford Reading Tree and Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson, these phonics activity books will inspire children aged between 4 and 6 to develop all their essential reading and writing skills.
- RRP £31.92
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- Just 87p per book
Bright and boldly presented in a very appealing style, the books are packed full of fun and engaging activities and even include stickers to reward children and help them develop their coordination skills!
With eight books to work through, these books provide a great way for children to practise pronouncing and identifying sounds, getting to grips with letters and developing key readings skills - at an early age - in the comfort of their own home.
With the Rugby World Cup 2015 kicking off in September, now is the time for fans of rugger to brush up on their statistics, key players and the teams participating at this year's tournament - and the IRB Rugby World Cup 2015: The Official Tournament Guide is the perfect preview to rugby's most exciting contest.
- RRP £14.99
- Save £11.00
Illustrated with great live-action photography throughout, this official guide is packed with expert analysis on all 20 teams, featuring detailed profiles of star players and key statistics, and includes a guide to the host nation - England - as well as details on each venue, a history of the tournament and much, much more...
Whether you're attending the games or watching from the pub or the comfort of your own home, this book is the ideal companion to this year's greatest sporting event.
Old-fashioned crime fiction doesn't get any better than this!
- RRP £69.90
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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.
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