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  • Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801251 - Julia Donaldson
    JDZB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (6)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £57.91
    • Just £1.20 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. A must for any toddler!
  • Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9780141349985 - Roald Dahl
    NROJ 7 years +
    Roald Dahl
    7 years +
    (25)
    • £21.99
    • RRP £98.85
    • Save £76.86
    • Just £1.47 per book
    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 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!
  • My Little Pony Fiction Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781408345047 - G.M. Berrow
    MLPF 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £14.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
    They've been favourites for over 30 years and now your children can head to the enchanted world of Equestria with their My Little Pony friends in this magical four-book collection.

    A world where friendship reigns supreme, throughout the stories Rarity welcomes new apprentice Charity and is sure the two of them will become friends as they have similar interests, but then Charity starts to copy her every move; Fluttershy's pet bunny Angel wants to enter the Furry Friends Fair herding contest; Pinkie Pie wants to plan a party much to her very serious family's disgust; and Rainbow Dash wants to prove she is the ultimate fan of the Daring Do books!

    Sparkling stories for My Little Pony-mad fans aged 5 and over (including Bronies!), each book also has a bonus section full of activities!
  • GPGE 9 years +
    David Walliams
    9 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £5.00
    David Walliams' novels have had such a huge impact on children's fiction that now many people see the actor, comedian and fundraiser as an author first. Full of heart and humour, his stories look at issues that affect all children and have devilishly Dahl-style anarchy running through them.

    Following the success of Demon Dentist, Mr. Stink and The Boy in the Dress, we're delighted to be offering you his latest bestseller, Grandpa's Great Escape. Jack's Grandpa may wear his slippers to the supermarket and constantly forget Jack's name but he can still take to the skies and save the day.

    With spitfire journeys over London and great escapes through the city, this is an exciting adventure about the bond between grandparent and grandchild. It's also full of Walliams' long-time collaborator Tony Ross' distinctive illustrations.
  • Busy Wheels in a Bag Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781784935061 - Various
    BWHS 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £59.88
    • Save £47.89
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Coming in a beautiful yellow carry bag, this 12-book collection features a whole host of stories about animal characters and their adventures in vehicles ranging from racing cars to tractors.

    With eye-catching artwork and gentle stories to read over and over again, children will love reading about a group of panda bears who blast off into space; a lovable mutt who drives trains around; and some feline policemen who will catch a cat burglar.

    Rev yourself up for a brilliant time reading through these incredible stories!
  • You Wouldn't Want to Live Without...Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781910184899
    YWWT 7 years +
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £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?
  • Elmer Picture Book Collection - 10 Books in a Bag - Collection - 9781849393256 - David McKee
    ELPB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £57.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
    Including ten wonderfully vivid picture books that have delighted children for over 20 years, the Elmer Picture Book Collection sees everyone's favourite patchwork elephant get up to all sorts of enchanting antics with some entertaining animal friends.

    Complete with a handy carry bag and great for capturing the attention of little ones, these colourful Elmer the elephant books from David McKee explore some interesting childhood themes and are perfect for reading at bedtime.

    Parents are sure to love revisiting these classic stories too!
  • Alex Rider Complete Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406364835 - Anthony Horowitz
    ARCC 9 years +
    Anthony Horowitz
    9 years +
    (3)
    • £12.99
    • RRP £79.90
    • Save £66.91
    • Just £1.30 per book
    Cool, contemporary and brave, bestselling author Anthony Horowitz created a phenomenal character in Alex Rider - and now you can own the entire collection of his exciting adventures.

    Action-packed from the first book to the last, the teenager is recruited to help on a MI6 mission after his uncle is killed in a car crash. Having looked after him since he was a baby, Alex is devastated by this tragedy but in the aftermath of his death, Alex discovers his uncle was actually a spy...

    Told at breakneck pace and with tons of suspense, this series is irresistible.

    This collection contains books 1-10 in Anthony Horowitz's Alex Rider series.
  • Percy the Park Keeper Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780007951383 - Nick Butterworth
    PTPK 3 years +
    Nick Butterworth
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £41.94
    • Save £33.95
    • Just £1.33 per book
    This fantastic collection of children's picture books contains six charming stories which star award-winning author-illustrator Nick Butterworth's most beloved creation, Percy the Park Keeper. Complete with a handy carry bag, this collection makes for the perfect gift for a fledgling bookworm.

    Percy the Park Keeper works hard looking after the park and helping his animal friends that live there. There is always something happening in the park but whatever the situation, Percy has a solution and can always find time for a bit of fun - from finding food on a cold winter's night in One Snowy Night, to help his friends out of a maze in The Secret Path.

    Percy the Park Keeper books are modern classics. The magical combination of imaginatively detailed illustrations and warm, gentle stories make these heart-warming bedtime tales ideal for sharing with children aged 3 and over.
  • Pippi Longstocking & Friends Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780192746252 - Astrid Lindgren
    IPPI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £53.90
    • Save £43.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Pippi Longstocking remains one of the best-loved characters in children's literature and this 10-book collection is great for introducing young readers to even more of Astrid Lindgren's funny and feisty characters, as well as amusing them with classic Pippi escapades.

    Children will love picking their favourite in each starring role, from Karlson, the adventurous flying man, to the naughty little Lotta and mischievous Emil - both of whom make Horrid Henry look positively angelic!

    Every one of these wonderful books will have young readers laughing out loud. Extraordinary and engaging tales for children aged 7+.
  • Star Wars Readers DK Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9780241249529 - Various Authors
    SWSC 5 years +
    Various Authors
    5 years +
    • £14.99
    • RRP £74.85
    • Save £59.86
    • Just £1.00 per book
    What better way to celebrate The Force Awakens than by helping your little Jedi learn how to read with characters from the Star Wars universe?

    As it moves up through the reading levels, this 15-book collection will answer a new Star Wars fan's questions including 'What is a Wookiee?' and introduce the likes of C-3PO, Han Solo and Darth Vader.
  • Peter Rabbit Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780141365923 - Beatrix Potter
    PRAB 3 years +
    Beatrix Potter
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £14.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
    Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit books have been favourites with young readers for over 100 years and now he's appealing to a whole new generation with the hit CBeebies show.

    This four-book collection takes inspiration from the TV programme and stars Peter and his friends Lily and Benjamin as they go on all sorts of woodland adventures.

    Heart-warming and very funny, the books are great fun to share together as parents get to bask in the nostalgia while little ones aged 3 and over get to hear about the further adventures of one of literature's - and now TV's - most lovable characters.

  • The World of Peter Rabbit Complete Collection - 23 Books - Collection - 9780723275923 - Beatrix Potter
    WOPR 3 years +
    3 years +
    (7)
    • £30.00
    • RRP £137.77
    • Save £107.77
    • Just £1.30 per book
    Beautifully presented in hardback and featuring the classic white jackets, this complete boxed collection of Beatrix Potter's beloved Peter Rabbit books is a must for every child - and will make the perfect Christmas or christening gift.

    Having enchanted young readers for generations, the timeless books in this charming set also include publisher's notes describing how she worked with her publisher to create the charming stories.
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780198411093 - Julia Donaldson
    SONB 4 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    4 years +
    (47)
    • £16.99
    • RRP £128.82
    • Save £111.83
    • Just 47p per book
    Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are specially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read.

    From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones.

    Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in junior school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
  • Bear Grylls Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781409610250 - Bear Grylls
    BGRY 10 years +
    Bear Grylls
    10 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £55.92
    • Save £45.93
    • Just £1.25 per book
    A great collection for budding adventurers, Bear Grylls' books have proven to be very, very popular with young readers aged 9 and over. Here, kids who like books packed with action, pace and excitement can enjoy all eight of Bear Grylls' Mission Survival books for less than the RRP of just two.

    Gold of the Gods introduces readers to Beck Granger, our 13-year-old hero who's on the hunt for the legendary City of Gold in the Colombian jungle. But when Beck gets lost with no food, no compass and no hope of rescue, his knowledge of survival is really put to the test!

    From the Columbian jungle to the frozen wilderness, and the Sahara Desert to the open seas, Beck Granger has the skills to survive and make it out alive, whatever the situation. And kids can learn these skills for themselves, too, as each book features special tips on how to survive in the wild - from tying knots to starting a fire and navigating by the sun.

    Explosive, well-informed and told at breakneck speed, if you know someone who loves adventure stories such as the Chris Ryan and Alex Rider books, they will love this set from the world's most famous real-life survival expert.

    This collection contains books 1-8 in Bear Grylls' Mission Survival series.
  • Michael Morpurgo Collins Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007942657 - Michael Morpurgo
    MMPB 9 years +
    Michael Morpurgo
    9 years +
    (2)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £67.90
    • Save £55.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
    A master storyteller who will quickly become a favourite, any child who is starting to develop a passion for reading will enjoy the 10 books in this Michael Morpurgo collection. A real favourite with Book People customers, the books here are amongst his finest work.

    Among the stories from the former Children's Laureate and War Horse author included in this set are A Medal for Leroy, a story inspired by the trues story of Walter Tull, the first black officer in the British Army; Born to Run, the bittersweet tale of a champion greyhound who journeys through life under a variety of owners; and the bestseller Private Peaceful, which follows 24 hours of one young soldier's life on the trenches during World War I.

    With poignant tales of war, animals and triumphs against the odds, the stories are sure to get a child hooked on reading.
  • OXPA 7 years +
    Patrick Wiegand
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £11.99
    • Save £9.00
    Great for teaching children vital map-reading skills and building on the geographical knowledge they learned in Key Stage 1, the Oxford Primary Atlas is specifically designed to meet the needs of children who are working their way through the Key Stage 2 curriculum.

    With colourful, easy-to-read maps and a highly-accessible visual layout, this children's atlas has been tested in schools and includes practical guidance and activities for pupils to try.

    Featuring a wealth of photographs, fascinating facts and useful information about landscapes, water, settlements, connections, environments and much, much more, this is a brilliant reference book that children aged 7 and above will love to explore and learn with.
  • Julia Donaldson Audio Collection - 10 CDs - Collection - 9781447253235 - Julia Donaldson
    GFCD 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    (18)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £40.00
    • Save £30.01
    • Just £1.00 per book
    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's collection of 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; and The Snail and the Whale is quite rightly regarded as a children's classic. 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 aged 3 and over. Please note that the title of this product in our catalogue incorrectly stated that the running time is 6.5 hours. The actual running time is 3 hours 8 minutes.
  • OXSD 11 years +
    Oxford Dictionaries
    11 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.
  • Rainbow Magic Series 21-23 Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9781408342428
    DYMD 5 years +
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £74.85
    • Save £64.86
    • Just 67p per book
    Fairy fans rejoice - Book People's latest bumper collection of Rainbow Magic stories is here!

    Covering series 21-23, this 15-book collection is full of the magic and adventure fans of Daisy Meadows' bestsellers have come to love - spellbinding plots, easy-to-read text and never-ending fun.

    Ideal for those who love the stories and newly independent readers, among the new fairy friends your child can make are Marissa the Science Fairy; Roxie the Baking Fairy and Alison the Art Fairy.
  • Top of the Class (KS2) - 10 Books in a Satchel - Collection - 9780241199657 - Carol Vorderman
    CVTC 7 years +
    Carol Vorderman
    7 years +
    (4)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
    • Save £29.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    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 your child is working at. Packed with fun exercises and activities to support your child's learning, the books cover computer coding, all levels of maths, science, French and English.

    Coming in a stylish red-and-white satchel so they can easily be transported and sure to help your children have fun as they learn, the books also come with a sheet of 150 gold reward sticker stars.
  • Roald Dahl Audio Collection in Tin - 29 CDs - Collection - 9780141352343 - Roald Dahl
    DAUD 7 years +
    7 years +
    (15)
    • £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 swish-wifflingly scrumdiddlyumptious 29-CD audiobook collection.

    One of Dahl's biggest fans, David Walliams reads The BFG, while Douglas Hodge, fresh from playing Willy Wonka live on the West End, 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.
  • Top of the Class (KS1) - 10 Books in a Satchel - Collection - 9780241199602 - Carol Vorderman
    CVTO 5 years +
    Carol Vorderman
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
    • Save £29.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    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.
  • Ladybird Read It Yourself Collection - 50 Books - Collection - 9780723293811 - Various
    LRIY 4 years +
    4 years +
    (24)
    • £35.00
    • RRP £217.50
    • Save £182.50
    • Just 70p per book
    This amazing 50-book collection isn't just incredible value, it is sure to offer your child an array of stories perfectly suited to their developing reading level and, in turn, help them grow into avid young bookworms too!

    With familiar fairy tale storylines like the Ugly Ducking and Cinderella, as well as popular characters including Peppa Pig, Moshi Monsters and Peter Rabbit featured throughout, the engaging text and full-colour illustrations in the books will support children as they become fluent, independent and confident readers.

    With fun puzzles and questions to gently test children, this comprehensive collection covers the Ladybird Read It Yourself Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 and can be enjoyed by children aged from 4 right the way up to 7 years old.