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  • Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801251 - Julia Donaldson
    JDZB 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £59.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom... When it comes to books for toddlers, Julia Donaldson can't be beaten and you'll find all these and more in this brilliant 10-book collection!

    Sure to quickly become bedtime favourites, our collection also includes Julia Donaldson stories that may not be as well known but are just as delightful. With flowing rhyming copy and illustrations from the likes of Axel Scheffler, Rebecca Cobb and Emily Gravett, we just know your toddlers will love The Snail and the Whale, The Paper Dolls and Cave Baby.

    Stories to be returned to time and time again and perfect for shared reading, you will not find these amazing picture books at a lower price - they're a must for any toddler you know!

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Collection - 9 Books - Collection - 9780141363790 - Jeff Kinney
    MPYK 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £62.91
    • Save £52.92
    • Just £1.11 per book
    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!

    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 7 and over and it deserves a place on any young reader's bookshelf.

  • WYOS 8 years +

    Louie Stowell

    8 years +
    (3)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    Perfect for children who love making up stories or comic strips, The Usborne Write Your Own Story Book is packed with helpful hints, tips and handy tasks to get them started.

    With practical suggestions for creating different points of view and conjuring up believable and cool characters, settings and story lines, plus a clever concealed spine that allows the book to lie flat for easy use, this is a genius way of encouraging writing and reading skills.
  • Horowitz Wickedly Funny Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406364729 - Anthony Horowitz
    AHWF 7 years +

    Anthony Horowitz

    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £49.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Collections of books for kids don't get much better (or more wickedly funny) than this! Prepare to laugh your socks off with this set of ten of our favourite Anthony Horowitz books - from the hilarious Public Enemy Number Two to the jaw-achingly funny Groosham Grange.

    Presented in a sturdy slipcase so they'll look great on any child's bookshelf, this bumper box set includes everything you could ask for in children's fiction: a child-hating pensioner, body swapping and the world's dimmest detective.

    Fantastically funny fiction for children aged 7 and above, we'd highly recommend this side-splitting set to any young reader who loves Roald Dahl books and books by David Walliams.

  • OXPM 7 years +

    Oxford Dictionaries

    7 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
    • Save £7.00
    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.

    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.
  • Roald Dahl Audio Collection in Tin - 29 CDs - Collection - 9780141352343 - Roald Dahl
    DAUD 7 years +
    7 years +
    (11)
    • £20.00
    • RRP £123.90
    • Save £103.90
    • Just 69p per book
    Ten of Roald Dahl's most-loved stories are read by a host of famous names in this swishwifflingly scrumdiddlyumptious 29-CD audiobook collection.

    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.

  • Horrible Histories Collection - 10 books - Collection - 9781407131924
    HSBB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £49.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    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.

    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!

  • You Wouldn't Want to Live Without...Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781910184899
    YWWT 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £83.88
    • Save £73.89
    • Just 83p per book
    Can you imagine a world without insects? How about one that was completely mobile phone-free? Or just think about what our lives would be like if we didn't have toilets? All these situations and more are discussed in our 12-book You Wouldn't Want to Live Without... Collection.

    Ideal for those children aged 7+ who prefer facts to fiction and sure to appeal to even the most reluctant of readers, the books have Horrible Histories-style comic-strip illustrations to make them instantly appealing and discuss many elements of our history, as well as offering insights into key moments from the world of science and technology.

    There is even one book - You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Books! - that covers reading in all its forms. It celebrates the joy of books and tells us just what an amazing data storage device a book can be - this one's our favourite but which one will your young reader's be?

  • Shakespeare Stories Collection - 14 Books - Collection - 9781406362688 - Retold by Marcia Williams
    CIAW 7 years +

    Retold by Marcia Williams

    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £69.86
    • Save £59.87
    • Just 71p per book
    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.

    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.

  • Fireman Sam Story Library Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780603571428
    FSSL 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £29.90
    • Save £24.91
    • Just 50p per book
    Fireman Sam has been a heroic member of the community since 1987 and in this ten-book set of Fireman Sam books he stars in thoroughly modern tales for today's audience.

    The bright and colourful stories are based on the much-loved Fireman Sam episodes and allow children aged 3 and above to revisit their favourite adventures over and over again.

    Fully illustrated with scenes from the show and starring little ones' favourite characters - including Elvis, Charlie, Flood and, of course, Fireman Sam - this set of books will make a great gift for any child who wants to join in the adventures Pontypandy's most famous firefighter.

  • Macmillan Poems Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801039
    MCPS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    • RRP £54.90
    • Save £45.91
    • Just 90p per book
    Brian Moses, Roger Stevens and James Carter all feature in this 10-book collection dedicated to the joys of poetry. Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson also choose some of their favourite poems...

    A great way to introduce children to poetry or inspire them to read even further, Carol Ann Duffy's compendium has classic and modern verse and illustrations by Emily Gravett; while James Carter's Journey to the Centre of My Brain covers everything from space travel to tigers and mammoths.

    Continuing the space theme, Paul Cookson and David Harmer's It Came from Outer Space is packed with strange happenings; while things come back to Earth with Brian Moses' School Report - a collection of very funny poems about school life!

  • Julia's Story Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781447261346 - Julia Donaldson
    XDNLD 3 years +

    Julia Donaldson

    3 years +
    (16)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £65.90
    • Save £53.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
    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.

    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.

    Please note that this collection does not come in a zip-lock bag or slipcase.

  • Rainbow Magic Collection - 21 Books - Collection - 9781408339411 - Daisy Meadows
    RMGC 5 years +

    Daisy Meadows

    5 years +
    (6)
    • £16.99
    • RRP £104.79
    • Save £87.80
    • Just 81p per book
    Prepare to meet the Fashion Fairies, the Sweet Fairies and the Baby Animal Rescue Fairies in our latest 21-book Rainbow Magic Collection. Perfect for those children who want to start reading independently and even reluctant readers, the stories are sure to delight any fairy fan!

    From Miranda the Beauty Fairy to Lottie the Lollipop Fairy and Mae the Panda Fairy, the books find the fairies trying to foil the naughty Jack Frost's dastardly plans. With appealing text and fun stories, Rainbow Magic will quickly become a favourite with readers aged 5 and over.

    The Book People's Rainbow Magic Collections have always proven very popular with our customers and this collection might just be the best yet!

    This collection includes books 120 - 140 in the Rainbow Magic series - The Fashion Fairies, The Sweet Fairies and The Baby Animal Rescue Fairies.

  • Murderous Maths to the Power of Ten Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781407131948 - Kjartan Poskitt
    MMPT 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £49.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    The 10-book Murderous Maths Collection provides possibly the most fun - and ever-so-slightly gruesome - introduction to this tricky subject that children aged 9 and over will ever have...

    Presented in the same style of format that has served the Horrible Histories series so well, the books are packed with disgusting facts, incredible tricks and tips to help make the dreaded subject of maths fun and more accessible.

    From finding out about Awesome Arithmetricks to discovering The Key to the Universe and creating The Perfect Sausage, these books have cool cartoon characters and perfect puns ('Bangers and maths, anyone?') throughout and are sure to help children and parents get to grips with the mathematical problems they have to solve at school.

  • OXSD 7 years +

    Oxford Dictionaries

    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £7.00
    The Oxford School Dictionary is sturdy and durable and includes definitions for over 45,000 words, making for the ideal reference book for use at home, to help with homework or in the use in the classroom.

    A clear design make the Oxford School Dictionary both easy to use and navigate. Each entry has been written to help children from 11+ find the definition they're searching for and understand the meanings and pronunciations.

    Perfect for children aged 11 and above who are currently learning Key Stage 2 or 3 topics at school, the Oxford School Dictionary is a must-have classroom essential.
  • Thomas & Friends Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780603571411
    TSYT 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £29.90
    • Save £24.91
    • Just 50p per book
    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!

    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!

  • Storytime with Sophie La Giraffe Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781409357308
    STSG Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    • Just £2.00 per book
    A favourite with toddlers, Sophie la giraffe appears in these two touchy-feely books that have been specifically designed to aid toddlers' early learning and development.

    Ideal for sharing, the books are packed with lots of different textures for toddlers to feel - from bumpy and soft to twinkly and shiny - as Sophie embarks on her adventures.

    Coming in a keepsake slipcase, the stories are appealing, the covers are padded and the interactive elements are sure to entertain and engage...

  • Songbirds Activity Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780192743114
    SBAC 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £31.92
    • Save £24.93
    • Just 87p per book
    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.

    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.

  • Richard Scarry Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007935178 - Richard Scarry
    RSCA 4 years +

    Richard Scarry

    4 years +
    (5)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £59.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Richard Scarry's books have been delighting children for generations with their detailed pictures showing the goings-on in a very busy town.Each zany illustration features plenty of friendly animal characters going to work, taking trips and just being busy!

    Children aged 3+ will love poring over the bright pictures and endless detail and discovering that the longer you look at each one, the more crazy and comic incidents you spot.

    This 10-book set includes Great Big Schoolhouse and the Great Big Mystery Book, alongside Cars and Trucks and Things that Go and the Best Counting Book Ever - each and every one makes learning and reading a delight, and proves that picking up a book by Richard Scarry means playtime from start to finish!

  • OCCD 7 years +

    Oxford Dictionaries

    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £4.00
    A wonderfully clear and colourful new edition, the Oxford Children's Colour Dictionary is the ideal dictionary for reference, homework help and exploring the English language for children aged 7 and above.

    Bright and accessible, the full alphabet on every page makes finding words ever so easy. And with helpful information on how to use words, compounds, and useful tips on spelling and grammar, this is the perfect book to support your little one through the Key Stage 2 English curriculum.

    Containing a wealth of Top Writing Tips from bestselling children's authors including Charlie Higson, Andy Stanton, Jeremy Strong and Jacqueline Wilson, young children will become young writers in no time at all.
  • Moomins Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780141345345 - Tove Jansson
    OMIN 7 years +

    Tove Jansson

    7 years +
    (2)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £41.94
    • Save £34.95
    • Just £1.17 per book
    Cheerful and chubby Moomintroll lives in the magical Moominvalley with his mother Moominmamma, his father Moominpappa and all of their friends. The Moomins hibernate throughout the winter, but before they go to sleep, they fill their tummies with pine needles. When they wake up in the spring, they prepare for their fun-filled summer adventures.

    Books with a timeless appeal that are sure to appeal to parents' sense of nostalgia and children's sense of wonder, you can join in the fun as Moomintroll finds a tiny golden dragon with green paws, wakes up in the middle of winter and has to save all the other Moomins from an massive flood.

    Now stars of the screen with their recent film Moomins on the Riviera, Tove Jansson's Moomins books remain just as delightful now as when they were first published!

  • MSKC 5 years +

    Nayera Everall

    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £4.00
    From Windsor castle to Cinderella's castle, these stately homes are a big favourite with children - and now they can create their very own with Usborne's Mosaic Sticker Castles.

    Over 2,000 small stickers are included that can be used to make a variety of imaginative mosaics that show just what life was like in a castle. Whether your child uses the themed pages' easy-to-copy suggestions or invokes their inner-architect to create their own, they're bound to have hours of fun!

    With all the stickers being reusable, this is the perfect book for creative children aged 5+ who want to experiment with designs, ideas and shapes.
  • First Fabulous Facts Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780723294160
    FFFT 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £27.96
    • Save £23.97
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Simple and entertaining facts are brilliantly presented in this wonderful four-book collection of non-fiction books. Perfect for preschoolers, the bright and bold artwork makes remembering facts simple, effective and lots of fun. Learn all about dinosaurs, minibeasts, your body and the planet Earth in an engaging and accessible way thanks to the experts at Ladybird.

    First Fabulous Facts will ensure boys and girls alike will be entertained from start to finish and they'll love recalling the impressive and memorable facts with you as you explore and share the information, cartoons and visual glossary together.

  • Disney My Favourite Princess Tales - 5 Books with CD - Collection - 9781472339782
    DMFP 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £29.95
    • Save £22.96
    • Just £1.40 per book
    Featuring much-loved and new Disney Princesses including Jasmin, Belle, Merida, Mulan and Rapunzel, Disney Princess: My Favourite Princess Tales is a collection of read-along stories that all fans of Disney will love.

    Including five hardback books, which all feature stunning full-colour illustrations of each film's unforgettable scenes, little ones can lose themselves in the timeless stories as they listen along to the included CD - which feature the original voices from each character.

    Perfect for long journeys in the car or snuggling up with before it's time for bed, this collection of Disney Princess storybooks is sure to provide endless hours of entertainment.