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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.
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.
- RRP £25.00
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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!
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!
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.
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...
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.
DWTR 3 years +
The First Hippo on the Moon (Hardback)
David Walliams3 years +
After establishing himself as an expert author of children's novels, David Walliams turned his hand to picture books for younger readers with The Slightly Annoying Elephant last year - and now he's back with the hilarious and out-of-this-world picture book The First Hippo on the Moon!
- RRP £12.99
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Again accompanied by Walliams' regular collaborator Tony Ross' vibrant illustrations, the beautiful hardback follows Hercules Waldorf-Franklin III; a rich hippo who pays for a gigantic Hippo Space Centre to launch him into space; and jungle hippo Sheila; who builds a rocket from trunks, vines and dung; as they attempt to get to the moon.
When both hippos get to the moon at the same time, arguments ensue - who will take the title of the first hippo-postranaut on the moon? Cool, crazy and with a wickedly funny streak running throughout, this is another fine book from David Walliams for children aged 3 and over.
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!
- RRP £7.99
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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!
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.
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!
MTCH 7 years +
Match Annual 2015 (Hardback)
Match7 years +
The nation's bestselling footy annual is back - Match! Annual 2015.
- RRP £7.99
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With the enthralling World Cup in Brazil earlier this year, there has never been a more exciting time to buy the Match! football annual as it covers the highest points of this year's exciting tournament. Plus, readers can find out everything there is to know about the world's top stars including Rooney, Messi and Ronaldo, discover the richest players in the game today, uncover the stars' biggest fears and much, much more.
The perfect Christmas present for football fans, this poster-, activity- and cartoon-filled annual, with exclusive interviews and epic games, is the ultimate annual for young footy fanatics aged seven and above.
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.
- RRP £26.97
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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.
GIO2 11 years +
Girl Online (Hardback)
Zoe Sugg11 years +
The debut novel from award-winning YouTube phenomenon Zoella (or Zoe Sugg), Girl Online is a semi-autobiographical tale of romance that tackles many of the issues that modern teens have to deal with today - such as cyber bullying, self-esteem and anxiety.
- RRP £12.99
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Penny has a secret. She's the girl behind GirlOnline, an online teen lifestyle blog where she anonymously 'pens' the goings on of her life: school dramas, boys, her mad family - and the panic attacks that she has been suffering from lately. As the panic attacks worsen, Penny's parents take her on a trip to New York where she meets Noah, a guitar-wielding heartthrob, and Penny soon starts to fall in love. But Noah has a secret too, and this secret could ruin Penny's cover...
Having established herself as a big sister to the 6 million plus subscribers on her Zoella YouTube channel, Zoe Sugg's Girl Online is a compelling story of a modern girl who readers aged 11 and above will both sympathise and associate with.
This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
The Very Pointless Quiz Book (Hardback)
Test your knowledge and tease your brain with the first book from the nation's favourite TV quiz show, Pointless. The Very Pointless Quiz Book, from show hosts Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman, offers fans of the BBC programme the chance to put their pointless knowledge to the test to see if they have what it takes to step up to the Pointless podium.
- RRP £14.99
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Packed with the wit and warm humour of the show, battle it out against friends and family and see how far you can go in a genuine four-round game of Pointless.
A book all fans of the show would love to find in their Christmas stocking this festive season, The Very Pointless Quiz Book is sure to add a lot of fun to family time this Christmas. So, if everyone's ready, let's play Pointless...
FZNW 5 years +
Disney's Frozen: Sound Book with Magic Wand (Hardback)5 years +
Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Sven the reindeer and Olaf the snowman have all quickly become global sensations thanks to the success of Disney's animated musical, and this Frozen sound book - complete with a magic wand! - is sure to delight any fan who wants to take a trip to Arendelle.
- RRP £12.99
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Children can follow the heart-warming story from the Frozen film - which took inspiration from The Snow Queen, Hans Christian Andersen's much-loved fairy tale - and use the magical wand to create sound effects that bring the story to life, discovering how Elsa's icy powers find her isolated from her kingdom and force her to live on her own in a grand ice palace. It is up to sister Anna to convince Elsa to show just how much she means to her and her hometown...
Filled with beautiful artwork based on the scenes from the hit Disney musical and with all little ones' favourite characters included, this book lets children become a part of the story - adding their own sound effects to create even more magic!
Leaving Time (Hardback)
A popular author of intelligent and contemporary fiction that discusses the power of love, Jodi Picoult is a favourite with many of our customers and new novel Leaving Time will be another fine addition to the bookshelf of any fan of romantic fiction.
- RRP £20.00
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Jenna Metcalf was with her mother on the night she disappeared in mysterious circumstances but can remember nothing. That was over ten years ago, but Jenna still rereads her mother's journals in the hope of finding some answers... Eventually she decides enough is enough and hires a private detective - and a psychic...
Jenna knows her mother loves her and that she would never have left her - and she won't rest until she finds out what happened. Could it have something to do with her scientific research into elephants? A gripping, compelling and emotional mystery about one young girl's quest for the truth.
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!
Match of the Day: 50 Years of Football (Hardback)
Most footy fans make sure they're in front of the TV come Saturday night for their weekly football fix with Match of the Day - and this book celebrates the most memorable players, goals, matches and memories from the show's magnificent 50-year history!
- RRP £20.00
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2014 was a year of celebration for the MOTD team with various players, icons and celebrities marking the 50th anniversary, and this book provides memories of some of the greatest moments in football history - from Geoff Hurst's World Cup-winning hat-trick to Sergio Aguero's late, late Barclays Premier League-winning goal in 2012 and much more.
From the era of big shorts and leather footballs to today's global superstars, this fully illustrated book, with a foreword from current MOTD presenter Gary Lineker, provides football fans of any age with plenty of memories to relive time and time again. It's a winning read!
Official Strictly Come Dancing Annual 2015 (Hardback)
If, like us, you've been glued to your screen throughout this year's edition of Strictly Come Dancing, the official annual for 2015 will have you foxtrotting across the front room this Christmas time.
- RRP £12.99
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The glamour, glitz and glitterball are all back and this annual lets you go behind the curtain and discover the secrets of every step, spin and shimmy. From how many sequins it takes to make a Strictly outfit to a day in the life of a professional dancer, this annual brings the blitz of the ballroom into your home - just in time for the traditional Christmas Day viewing of Strictly!
With the likes of Book People favourite Steve Backshall, Simon Webbe from Blue, Pixie Lott and Caroline Flack all wowing the judges with their moves this series, you can also enjoy behind-the-scenes gossip, exclusive interviews and games and quizzes in this dazzling annual.
OXCC 10 years +
Oxford Children's Classics Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
Authors vary10 years +
These are the novels we believe all children should grow up with - from Louisa May Alcott's tale of four sisters in Little Women to the swashbuckling adventure of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, this 10-book slipcased collection is full of classics.
- RRP £49.90
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Head off down the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy to meet The Wonderful Wizard of Oz; disappear down the rabbit hole with Alice in the double bill of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass; learn about the animals of the jungle with man-cub Mowgli in The Jungle Book and unlock the magic within Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden.
A perfect introduction to classic novels loved throughout the world - all unabridged and adorned with contemporary jackets that are sure to appeal to a new generation of readers - the books here include extra material such as recommendations for other books, films and plays that the readers may also enjoy.
George R. R. Martin Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
George R. R. Martin
From international bestseller George R.R. Martin, author of the hugely successful fantasy saga and gripping television series A Game of Thrones, this hand-picked set of masterful page-turners is sure to have readers gripped.
- RRP £24.97
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Predating the enormously popular A Song of Ice and Fire, this assortment of 3 classic paperbacks covers every genre where this talented author has stamped his tale-telling authority: fantasy, science fiction and horror. With stories of music and magic, redneck vampires and intergalactic space trading, this must-own set of novels is essential reading for any fan of George R.R. Martin, the world's bestselling and multi-award-winning fiction writer.
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.
Murdoch Mysteries Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
A popular TV show on Alibi that stars Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy and Thomas Craig, we're sure fans of historical fiction are going to love the Murdoch Mysteries series.
- RRP £23.97
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Set in Toronto at the turn of the twentieth century, the books follow Detective William Murdoch as he solves a number of puzzling cases that are affecting the famous city. In Except the Dying, a young woman has been found naked and frozen in a quiet laneway - but as the body is identified, it becomes clear that everyone connected with her has some dark secrets...
Under the Dragon's Tail finds Murdoch trying to work out just who was responsible for the murder of midwife and abortionist Dolly Merishaw; while Night's Child is a shocking novel about a schoolteacher who discovers shocking photographs of a quiet 13-year-old. Could Sergeant Seymour be involved? The thought is too disturbing for Murdoch to contemplate...
This collection contains books 1, 2 and 5 in Maureen Jennings' Murdoch Mysteries series.
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.