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Mary Berry Cooks the Perfect (Hardback)MBCP
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!
Mr. Men: The Complete Collection - 50 Books (Collection)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.
Thomas Story Time Collection - 35 Books (Collection)THST 3 years +
Thomas Story Time Collection - 35 Books (Collection)3 years +
Thomas the Tank Engine has been a favourite with children all over the world for over 65 years - and at the Book People our Thomas books and box sets have always been amongst our bestsellers!
- RRP £104.65
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Coming in a beautifully designed slipcase, our latest Thomas collection contains 35 exciting books, including four new stories, based on the Thomas and Friends TV series. With favourite characters like James the Red Engine, Gordon the Blue Engine and Henry the Green Engine all featured throughout, this collection will be returned to again and again.
Suitable for train-mad little readers aged 3 and above, the story books feature images from the popular show and will make ideal bedtime reading - a must for Thomas fans everywhere!
Julia Donaldson Story Collection - 10 Books (Collection)DNLD 3 years +
Julia Donaldson Story Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
Julia Donaldson3 years +
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.
Tom Kerridge's Best Ever Dishes (Hardback)TKBE
Tom Kerridge's Best Ever Dishes (Hardback)
Tom Kerridge's passion for hearty quality food and everyman personality has quickly established him as one of the nation's favourite chefs, and in Best Ever Dishes - an accompaniment to the forthcoming BBC2 series of the same name - he adds a Kerridge twist to a whole host of classic recipes.
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Big on flavour, beautifully crafted yet still accessible and easy to prepare, the book adds a touch of rosemary to Yorkshire puddings and finds Tom revealing a secret ingredient that makes a simple lasagne sensational. There's also sweet treats like chocolate tarts to try out.
With the glorious photography by Cristian Barnett and Tom's step-by-step instructions, this is a cookbook full of delicious dishes that will satisfy any foodie!
Winter Wonderland Collection - 10 Books (Collection)WWON 3 years +
Winter Wonderland Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
Authors vary3 years +
The perfect gift for a young child or their parents, the Winter Wonderland Collection includes ten beautiful picture books that will warm the hearts of the whole family with their beautiful wintry themes - and they come in a gorgeous canvas bag.
- RRP £62.90
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Packed with adorable characters that children will instantly warm to, despite the rather chilly settings, you and your child can enjoy everything from the Gruffalo's Child by Julia Donaldson to Sam's Snowflake by Gillian Shields in this wonderful collection.
All the books in this set come from a talented array of authors and illustrators and will quickly establish themselves as bedtime favourites for cold winter nights.
Thinking About it Only Makes it Worse (Hardback)TAIO
Thinking About it Only Makes it Worse (Hardback)
From starring in the critically acclaimed Peep Show to appearing on just about every comedy panel show imaginable, best-loved comedian and writer David Mitchell has never been short of hilarious common-sensical observation. And in his new book, Thinking About It Only Makes It Worse, Mitchell celebrates and commiserates on the state of being in our modern age.
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With some colourful language, David asks why is it okay to swear in a sentence when you use an asterisk; why so many people want to stop other people doing things; and why is every film or TV show a remake? In his hilarious new book, David Mitchell takes readers on a side-splitting tour of modern absurdity - from Downtown Abbey to UKIP and hot dogs made of cats...
An ideal gift for fans of Jeremy Clarkson's How Hard Can It Be?, Charlie Brooker's I Can Make You Hate, and Awkward Situations for Men by Danny Wallace, this laugh-out-loud book offers hilarious commentary on the state of things in our 'not entirely glorious nation.'
Judith Kerr's The Tiger Who Came to Tea is a cherished children's classic. With its gentle illustrations and timeless tale, it has entertained many young readers and is firmly established as a bedtime favourite. With this calendar, you'll be able to admire the artwork every day throughout 2015.
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With a famous scene from the book for every month of the year, this calendar also works as a family organiser with four columns so you can write down every member's appointments, important meetings and special occasions.
A stylish and delightful addition to your kitchen or bedroom wall for the twelve months ahead.
Man Booker Prize 2014 Collection - 6 Books (Collection)BPFR
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 Goldsmith Prize-winning 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...
Paddington Bag Collection - 10 Books (Collection)PDBG 3 years +
Paddington Bag Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
Michael Bond3 years +
Surely the most famous marmalade-loving bear on the planet, Paddington is one of our most loved children's characters and this 10-picture book collection brings together some of author Michael Bond's most famous tales that follow Paddington on his adventures.
- RRP £69.90
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Coming in a handy carry bag (complete with Paddington gift tag!), all the books feature R.W. Alley's iconic illustrations and will have you and your child laughing together as Paddington Bear gets into all sorts of trouble - the ordinary really does become extraordinary when Paddington is about! From his arrival at Paddington Station to visits to the Tower and Palace and even a meeting with Father Christmas, every book is a classic!
Described as a 'British institution' by Stephen Fry, Paddington is set to get even bigger with the release of his first feature film... where the Peruvian bear will be voiced by Ben Whishaw and accompanied by an all-star supporting cast including Nicole Kidman, Julie Walters and Peter Capaldi. With ten hilarious picture books just perfect for sharing, this is a great bag of books for both new and old Paddington Bear fans!
Please note that the size and dimensions of the books in this collection vary - five books are 245 x 190mm and five are 265 x 260mm.
Star Wars Classic Annual 2015 (Hardback)SWCA 8 years +
Star Wars Classic Annual 2015 (Hardback)8 years +
With the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 2015 will be a huge year for Star Wars fans everywhere. What better way is there to prepare for this massive movie event than by getting stuck into an annual packed with facts, trivia and pictures from a galaxy far, far away?
- RRP £7.99
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All the popular characters from the hit films - and the expanded Star Wars universe - are featured throughout the pages and there are plenty of facts to pore over, activities to partake in and much more.
With augmented reality content adding an extra intergalactic edge to the annual, this will be a great way to keep children (and Dad, perhaps) quiet come Christmas morning! Which side of the Force will they choose?
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual!
Mug Cakes (Hardback)MUGC
Mug Cakes (Hardback)
Have you ever been in desperate need of a cake fix but just never have the time to bake? Let us introduce you to Mug Cakes - cakes that can be made in a mug in your microwave in a matter of minutes!
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Quick and easy to make, this delightful little book from Lene Knudsen contains 30 recipes that can be made by mixing a simple batter in a mug with a fork using readily available ingredients! Ideal to treat yourself or for a cosy night in with a loved one, the cakes are seriously scrumptious.
Among the tempting recipes you'll find within the pages are for a Lemon Mug Cake, a Chocolate Fondant Mug Cake and even a Mug Cookie with M&M's!
Simpsons Annual 2015 (Hardback)SMPS 7 years +
Simpsons Annual 2015 (Hardback)7 years +
We all love annuals at Christmas - they're a great stocking filler and will keep children happily entertained over the holidays. In this 2015 annual, everyone's favourite dysfunctional family - The Simpsons - star in a number of funny and exciting comic strip-style adventures.
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Throughout the stories, Homer puts on his Mr. Plow jacket once more as he races to catch the best spot for Lard Lad's Donut Cannon giveaway, Mr. Burns takes part in Kent Brockman's 'Undercover Employer' TV show and Bart and Milhouse try and make a fort...
Featuring familiar characters and hilarious hijinks, the Simpsons annual for 2015 is a must-have for any fan of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie and other Springfield residents.
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual!
Keep yourself organised - and thoroughly amused and entertained - throughout the 12 months ahead with the Punch calendar for 2015.
- RRP £9.99
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For over 160 years, Punch magazine was full of sharply observed and very funny cartoons. This 2015 calendar contains some of the best. What do the Daleks do when confronted with a flight of stairs? How do a group of bears react when Winnie introduces himself by full name? Why didn't the Mona Lisa smile? The famous cartoons featured on the calendar will reveal all - and look great hanging from your wall.
With major events and bank holidays already featured and plenty of space to fill in your own appointments, special occasions and diary dates, this is a great way to keep organised throughout 2015.
Disney's Frozen (Hardback)DFRC 4 years +
Disney's Frozen (Hardback)4 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.
Gone Girl (Hardback)GNGL
Gone Girl (Hardback)
Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl must surely rank as one of the most talked-about books of recent years and now the film - directed by David Fincher and starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike - has wowed audiences across the world, the novel will appeal to a whole new audience... This exclusive hardback edition has a special film-inspired jacket and will look great on your bookshelf.
- RRP £8.99
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A compelling mystery about the sudden disappearance of Amy Dunne on the fifth anniversary of her wedding to her husband Nick, the novel is a page-turning thriller. You'll be hooked as secrets and lies surface and subsequently unravel in the most unexpected of ways, all while Nick Dunne becomes the number one suspect in a murder investigation...
Gone Girl is a stunning psychological thriller that will have you racing through all the twists and turns to find out what happens next!
Crowner John Mysteries Collection - 10 Books (Collection)BKNI
Crowner John Mysteries Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
It is November 1194 and Richard the Lionheart appoints Sir John de Wolfe, an ex-crusader, as the first coroner for the county of Devon. The coroner is sent to a lonely moorland village to hold an inquest on an unidentified body but he quickly finds that his new appointment might not be as straightforward as he first thought - particularly when his own brother-in-law seems intent on thwarting the investigation...
- RRP £69.99
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Full of twists and turns, these brilliantly realised murder mysteries, set against a wonderfully accurate historical backdrop, come from Bernard Knight, a talented writer whose 40-year career as a Home Office pathologist and Professor of Forensic Pathology lends real authenticity to the gripping tales.
Awful Auntie (Hardback)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.
Our political system isn't working; our government - corrupt; our culture - empty-headed. In his brand new book Revolution, Russell Brand uses his well-known, articulate humour and wit to provide readers with his vision for a fairer, sexier, fun and inclusive society.
- RRP £20.00
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Lacerating the straw men and paper tigers of the conformist times in which we live, with the help of experts as diverse as Thomas Piketty and George Orwell, Brand picks apart the fabrics of our society to present an alternative to modern civilization - and he wants YOU to join the revolution!
The perfect book for fans of his previous two books, My Booky Wook and My Booky Wook 2: This Time It's Personal, Russell Brand puts his main points from the famous Paxman vs. Brand interview to page - and the results are not only highly entertaining, but compelling, deft and persuasive.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Hardback)DHU2 7 years +
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Hardback)
Jeff Kinney7 years +
Greg Heffley is back - and this time he's heading on the road with his family... Could there be anything worse? Zoo-wee-mama! The ninth book in the worldwide bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will have the whole family howling with laughter!
- RRP £12.99
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Suitable for children aged 7 and over, the Wimpy Kid books have not only delighted keen readers but also those who have been reluctant to discover the joys of reading and this book finds the Heffleys taking in an epic road trip.
We think this might just be Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney's funniest book yet - your children will love it, and you'll be chuckling along too!
This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Collection - 3 Books (Collection)CMNA
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
An award-winning writer of contemporary fiction, this three-book collection will introduce you to the works of the talented author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - including her Orange Prize for Fiction-winning Half of a Yellow Sun.
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A heartbreaking and exquisitely written literary masterpiece, the book is set in Nigeria during the 1960s - a time when the country was in the midst of a vicious civil war. Three people find themselves swept up in the violence of these years - a young boy from a poor village, a middle-class woman called Olanna whose relatives have been victims of the massacre and a mysterious white man who falls in love with Olanna's enigmatic twin sister... When their lives intersect, they have to question their own responses to unfolding political events.
Debut novel Purple Hibiscus and Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction 2014-shortlisted Americanah are equally powerful and will make you think about the world we live in.
H is for Hawk (Hardback)HAWK
H is for Hawk (Hardback)
Winner of the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, writer, poet, illustrator and historian Helen Macdonald's H is for Hawk is a beautiful, heartfelt and clever memoir about the devastating experience of losing her father and, stricken by grief, becoming obsessed with the idea of training her own hawk.
- RRP £16.99
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Purchasing Mabel for £800, Helen begins to stock her freezer with food for her new hawk, unplugs the telephone and begins a journey of self discovery, embarking on the unusual business of taming one of the world's most wild of animals.
A written record of her spiritual journey, the taming of her goshawk provides a stunning contrast to her own untaming and is told with eloquence, intellectual intensity and vigour. A must-read for all fans of non-fiction.
Santa's Beard (Hardback)SBEA 3 years +
Santa's Beard (Hardback)
Matilda Tristram, Tom Duxbury3 years +
At the Book People we have picked out our favourite Christmas books, which we feel will make beautiful presents for all the family. If you're looking for the perfect gifts, or even if you're just looking for gift ideas, visit our Christmas Shop to find an even more festive titles.
- RRP £10.99
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If you know a little one who is getting excited for the visit of Father Christmas, they will absolutely adore this interactive book - which lets them take control of Santa's real (well, velcro...) beard and stick it onto a variety of funny faces throughout the pages.
During the summer months, Santa decides his beard is just too fluffy and warm to deal with, but the Beard has something to say about that: "Don't worry, Santa. I'll just find a new face." And off he goes...
The Beard finds a number of new faces, but none seem to quite fit or want him - certainly not the baby in the pram, the princess in her castle or the pirate at sea. Will he find the right face?
With Nick Sharratt's distinctive and bright illustrations and gentle flowing text, Matilda Tristram and Tom Duxbury's Santa's Beard is a real Christmas cracker!
Nora Roberts Collection - 3 Books (Collection)NORX
Nora Roberts Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Add some romance to your Christmas reading with this gorgeous collection of love stories from Nora Roberts. One of the most popular authors of romantic fiction around, each book will add some sparkle to your winter's evening reading.
- RRP £23.97
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Catching Snowflakes tells the story of Mitch Dempsey as he falls in love with a shy single mum who has moved in upstairs; and also the unlikely bond that forms between headstrong Pandora McVie and Michael Donohue... childhood 'friends' who have never got along!
The Return of Rafe MacKade finds the bad boy returning to his hometown in Maryland... Still as charismatic as ever, he forms a relationship with the reserved antiques dealer Reagan Jones - much to her surprise! Considering Kate finds Kate Stanislaki Kimball turning her back on glamour and fame to start a new life running a new dance school in a beautiful, dilapidated building - but she's having no luck in her romantic pursuit of the annoyingly intriguing contractor who is carrying out the renovation...