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  • NROJ 8 years +

    Roald Dahl

    8 years +
    (21)
    • £21.99
    • RRP £98.85
    • Save £76.86
    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.

    From Mr. Hoppy and Mrs Silver to the Twits 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!

  • DAUD 7 years +
    7 years +
    (7)
    • £20.00
    • RRP £123.90
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    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.

  • AUCG 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Earth's mightiest superhero team will be back with a bang this summer with Avengers: Age of Ultron. In this book, Marvel Avengers: The Ultimate Character Guide, young fans aged 7 and above (and older fans, too!) can pore over the detailed facts, stats, powers, allies and foes of the Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Iron Man and the rest of the Avengers team.

    A wonderfully produced book that will give Marvel fans all the information they'll ever need about their favourite superhero team the Avengers, the book is packed full of original comic book art, little-known facts and more.

    Featuring over 220 Avengers characters and stunning up-to-date images and texts for the many exciting characters, this action-packed reference book is a must for all who can't wait for the new film!
  • MWHC 7 years +

    Marcia Williams

    7 years +
    (1)
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £56.91
    Marcia Williams' ability to translate some of history's most important moments into an easily accessible cartoon-strip style has made her a long-term Book People favourite - and this 10-book collection will help children of any age learn all about myths, legends and history in a fun and exciting way!

    Covering a wide range of topics varying from Noah's Ark to Greek Myths, King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, the retellings are full of clever and witty observations that will have children aged 7+ returning to the books time and time again.

  • DNLD 3 years +

    Julia Donaldson

    3 years +
    (14)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £65.90
    • Save £53.91
    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.

    This collection comes in a ziplock bag.

  • WYOS 8 years +

    Louie Stowell

    8 years +
    (1)
    • £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.
  • GFCD Toddlers

    Julia Donaldson

    Toddlers
    (10)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £40.00
    • Save £30.01
    The Gruffalo has become one of the most-loved children's characters of all time and this 10-CD collection brings him, and many of his equally brilliant friends from Julia Donaldson books, to life in audio format.

    Perfect for long journeys and for keeping children entertained, whatever the weather, among those delivering the soothing, rhyming stories are Imelda Staunton, Alexander Armstrong and even Julia Donaldson, the author of the books herself!

    A Squash and a Squeeze is a charming story, while Room on the Broom is hilarious. There is even the Gruffalo Song and Other Songs included, a CD which contains some of Julia's very own fun-filled action songs for children.

  • MENC 11 years +

    Dorling Kindersley

    11 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £30.00
    • Save £20.01
    There's no stopping Marvel! For the past few years, their classic characters have been brought to the big screen in hit film after hit film, while the comics have continued to go from strength to strength.

    The likes of the X-Men, Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man and Captain America are much-loved characters that have long been ingrained in popular culture and after the success of the films starring Andrew Garfield, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr and Chris Evans, they now entertain a whole new fanbase too!

    Fully updated and expanded, this book gives Marvel fans all the information they'll ever need about the 1,000 various heroes and villains that now exist in the much-expanded universe that was established by Stan Lee all those years ago. Full of original comic book art, there are also little-known facts featured throughout this brilliant fan's guide.
  • CVTC 7 years +

    Carol Vorderman

    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
    • Save £29.91
    Help your child become 'Top of the Class' with the help of Carol Vorderman and these 10 Key Stage 2 workbooks that cover the most important subjects at primary school level!

    Suitable for children aged between 7 and 11, the workbooks progress in line with the curriculum meaning that they will remain relevant and useful whatever stage the child is at. The books cover computer coding, all levels of maths, French, Science and English.

    Coming in a stylish satchel so they can easily be transported and with exercises and activities that will help children have fun as they learn, the books also come with 150 gold reward sticker stars!

  • SBAC 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £31.92
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    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.

  • RWBZ 5 years +
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £16.99
    • RRP £163.67
    • Save £146.68
    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.

    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 parent handbook full of ideas to make reading fun.
  • CVTO 5 years +

    Carol Vorderman

    5 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
    • Save £29.91
    Help your child become 'Top of the Class' with the help of Carol Vorderman and these 10 Key Stage 1 workbooks that cover the most important subjects for children aged between 5 and 7!

    Coming in a handy carry bag and with exercises and activities that will help children have fun as they learn, the books also come with 150 gold reward sticker stars so you can let them know when they are doing a good job.

    Sure to come in extremely useful and a great addition to what they're learning at school, the books cover everything from English, maths, science and spelling. A first-class edition to your child's learning, with each book progressing in time with the curriculum so that the information is relevant and will come in useful during their lessons!
  • MVRE 5 years +
    5 years +
    (4)
    • £14.99
    • RRP £74.85
    • Save £59.86
    Young comic book fans will love this cool 15-book collection which stars some of the world's best superheroes including Spider-Man, Iron Man and the X-Men.

    These specially designed early readers books - covering reading levels 1-4 - are filled with facts, stats and artwork that are age-appropriate for children aged 5 and over, the books are bright and bold and take a look at some of the Marvel characters' greatest battles, their evil adversaries and their amazing powers.

    Superhero fans will be fascinated as they learn how Peter Parker developed his powers to become the friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man, discover the story of the X-Men, meet the Fantastic Four and the Avengers - the Earth's mightiest heroes.

    With their run of hit films, Marvel continues to grow in popularity and these specially designed books will get fans reading as well as watching!

    Please note this collection contains one book at reading level 1, two books at reading level 2, five books at reading level 3 and seven books at reading level 4.

  • RMGC 5 years +

    Daisy Meadows

    5 years +
    (4)
    • £16.99
    • RRP £104.79
    • Save £87.80
    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.

  • UCP2 3 years +

    Ruth Brocklehurst

    3 years +
    (4)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.00
    The Usborne Children's Picture Atlas gives readers aged 3 and over an intriguing look at the world, from the hot African plains to the frozen Arctic tundra.

    Featuring fun facts about countries, their capital cities, their famous landmarks, longest rivers and highest mountains, and with picture stories throughout too, this is a brilliant home resource for young children as they begin to explore the wider world and the people and places within it. With quiz questions to engage the reader and interesting objects to spot on the pages, this is a simple and appealing introduction to maps and different cultures for pre-school children.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • WPL 9 years +

    Susan Meredith

    9 years +
    (5)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £5.00
    What's Happening to Me? (Girls) is an easy-to-understand guide to the physical changes and emotional upheavals that occur as girls reach puberty.

    With witty and attractive illustrations, this book is suitable for readers from 9+. It helps to demystify some of the key subjects surrounding puberty and gives lots of reassurance and practical advice on how to cope.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • MRUN 12 years +

    James Dashner

    12 years +
    (4)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £18.98
    You've seen the hit film starring Dylan O'Brien, Will Poulter and Kaya Scodelario; now's the time to read up on James Dashner's Maze Runner series - you won't believe what happens next!

    The film adaptation was one of 2014's biggest films but we believe the novels are even better! This three-book collection is great for anyone who was left on the edge of their seat by the film's cliffhanger ending and needs to know what happens next...

    Starting with The Maze Runner and all Thomas can remember is his name. When the lift cranks open, he finds he's not alone and has landed up at the Glade - an encampment at the centre of a terrible maze. Surrounding him is an army of boys known as the Gladers... But when a girl arrives with a message, everyone will have to work together to escape the maze - or risk dying!

    The Scorch Trials and The Death Cure continue the story with even more shocks, thrills and spills... A combination of The Hunger Games, Lord of the Flies and Patrick Ness' Chaos Walking trilogy, these are young adult novels of the highest calibre.

  • FFFT 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £27.96
    • Save £23.97
    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.

  • EBAD 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £47.92
    • Save £37.93
    Expertly combining themes of friendship and bravery through characters full of youthful inquisitiveness, the Book People are delighted to bring our customers Enid Blyton's complete Adventure series in this eight-book collection.

    The series follows Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann and Jack as they travel the world on their holidays. But their holidays are never what they seem and the characters soon find themselves flying headfirst into a mysterious and exciting adventure.

    With stunning new covers provided by the rising star of picture books, Rebecca Cobb, the Enid Blyton Adventure Series is a must for children aged 9 and above who are yet to discover the magic of the best-loved Famous Five and Malory Towers author.
  • MEB2 9 years +

    Alex Frith

    9 years +
    (3)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £5.00
    What's Happening to Me? (Boys) is a helpful and sensitive guide to growing up and gives straightforward information on the physical changes and emotional upheaval that your young son can expect as he heads towards puberty.

    Tricky topics are demystified and What's Happening to Me? is a reassuring and entertaining read for children aged from 9+.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • BGPT 9 years +

    Gill Arbuthnott

    9 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £9.00
    Children struggling with science lessons will find this fun and friendly guide to the periodic table a huge help. From smelly sulphur to exploding hydrogen and much more besides, this book will make what is sometimes a tricky concept to comprehend much clearer.

    Full of eye-catching illustrations and explanatory diagrams, each of the 92 elements is covered and linked to a story, wacky analogy or fascinating fact - making it much easier to remember each element.

    With its appealing design and Gill Arbuthnott's clear descriptions, this is a great first introduction to the periodic table for children aged 9 and above.
  • LHKP 3 years +

    Ronda and David Armitage

    3 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £41.94
    • Save £34.95
    Keeping young readers entertained for over 30 years, this collection includes six picture books from Ronda and David Armitage's popular and bestselling Lighthouse Keeper series!

    The original story, The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch, follows Mr Grinling as he attempts to enjoy the delicious lunch that Mrs Grinling has prepared for him - but the seagulls are also tempted by the tasty dish... The food theme continues in The Lighthouse Keeper's Picnic, where the Grinlings enjoy a romantic picnic, although later on in the day Mr Grinling wishes he hadn't eaten quite so much...

    Wonderfully traditional, beautifully illustrated and very funny, the other books in the collection are The Lighthouse Keeper's Cat, The Lighthouse Keeper's Catastrophe, The Lighthouse Keeper's Tea and The Lighthouse Keeper's Christmas. Perfect bedtime books that are ideal for sharing.

  • MPBP Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £66.90
    • Save £56.91
    Monsters don't always have to be scary! This 10-book collection (displayed in a handy ziplock bag) has stories about creatures that are more friendly than fearsome - great bedtime reading for children aged 3 and over.

    Written by Rachel Valentine and illustrated by Ed Eaves, Marmaduke the Very Different Dragon is a heart-warming tale of a dragon, princess and a rescue mission; Claire Freedman and Sue Hendra's Spider Sandwiches is an appealing story about Max the monster's meal times; and There's a Dinosaur in My Bathtub (written by Catalina Echeverri) is full of imagination and prehistoric magic.

    With ten books to read through, this is the perfect collection - and a great Christmas gift - for your very own little monster!

  • FMCD 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £34.94
    • Save £27.95
    Five Minutes' Peace is a hilarious and cleverly observed book that will strike a chord with frazzled mums and this collection see Jill Murphy's much-loved classic joined by four more stories starring the Large family plus an audio CD.

    Mrs Large carefully carries tea and a bun to the bathroom to escape from the chaotic breakfast scene. Will she achieve five minutes' peace? It looks doubtful as Lester, Laura and the baby set off up the stairs after her!

    A must-have collection of children's picture books, children 3+ will love this story, and the chaos and mayhem of their household will be completely familiar to their parents, too. Plus, the added audio CD that the stories can keep the little one entertained on long car journeys and on rainy days at home.