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  • Mr. Men & Little Miss All New Story Collection - 35 Books - Collection - 9780603569807
    MRLM 3 years +
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £15.00
    • RRP £104.65
    • Save £89.65
    • Just 43p per book
    We just love the Mr. Men and Little Miss characters at the Book People and we know that your little ones do, too. All our collections featuring Roger Hargreaves' (and son Adam's) popular characters have been bestsellers - and this latest box set is sure to be just as popular.

    Featuring 35 new stories that have been specially translated from the original French editions, you'll find the likes of Mr. Tickle, Mr. Bump, Little Miss Sunshine and Little Miss Trouble enjoying some exciting adventures, while the gorgeously designed slipcase will look great on any Mr. Men or Little Miss fan's bookshelf.

    A new story collection starring familiar characters for children aged 3 and over - at a brilliant Book People price.
  • 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.
  • Roald Dahl Audio Collection in Tin - 29 CDs - Collection - 9780141352343 - Roald Dahl
    DAUD 7 years +
    7 years +
    (12)
    • £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.
  • 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.
  • Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801251 - Julia Donaldson
    JDZB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £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. A must for any toddler!

  • AOPYR
    Terry Pratchett
    • £16.00
    • RRP £20.00
    • Save £4.00
    A Shivering Of Worlds. Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength. This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, a blurring of edges and a shifting of power. Now Tiffany stands between the light and the dark, the good and the bad. As the fairy horde prepares for invasion, Tiffany must summon all the witches to stand with her. To protect the land. Her land. There will be a reckoning...The Final DiscWorld Novel.
  • Frankie's Magic Football Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781510200272 - Frank Lampard
    FLMF 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £41.91
    • Just 80p per book
    One of the Premier League's most successful and popular players, New York City FC midfielder and Chelsea and England legend Frank Lampard has turned his attention to writing stories for young children - and their mixture of football and action hits the back of the net every time!

    The idea of Frankie's Magic Football came to light as Frank was reading bedtime stories to his daughters. He created the character of football-obsessed Frankie and decided that he and his team-mates should dabble in magic so they could play football matches against some unlikely opponents including pirates, cowboys and knights.

    This 10-book collection is great for parents to share with readers (even reluctant ones!) as young as 5, especially if both have a keen interest in football. With stories as exciting as an FA Cup final and characters based on Frank's former team-mates, you'll be cheering Frankie and his friends on throughout the pages.
  • I Am Reading Collection- 12 Books - Collection - 9781447247159 - Various
    IAMR 5 years +
    Various
    5 years +
    (3)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £59.88
    • Save £51.88
    • Just 67p per book
    Featuring popular authors and illustrators such as Jacqueline Wilson, Sally Grindley and Garry Parsons, this brilliant 12-book collection from the I Am Reading series is beautifully presented and includes joyful illustrations and clear text.

    From short stories about Mr Cool's rock band and Alby the Alien and his outer space antics, to the laugh-out-loud Yeti Spaghetti and the endearing animal tale, Friends Forever, there is something in this set to please every child.

    The I Am Reading series bridges the gap between picture books and chapter books and develops confidence by encouraging reading practice and making reading a pleasure. Newly independent readers will want to read these simply, yet entertainingly, plotted and fully illustrated books again and again.
  • Biff, Chip and Kipper Levels 1-3 - 33 Books - Collection - 9780192739858
    RWBZ 3 years +
    3 years +
    (5)
    • £16.99
    • RRP £163.67
    • Save £146.68
    • Just 51p per book
    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 parents' handbook full of ideas to make reading fun.
  • 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.
  • Julia Donaldson Audio Collection - 10 CDs - Collection - 9781447253235 - Julia Donaldson
    GFCD Toddlers
    Julia Donaldson
    Toddlers
    (10)
    • £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.
  • How to Code Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781784933890
    HTCF 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £35.96
    • Save £30.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
    Computer coding, as foreign as it may be to you or me, is now a part of the national curriculum from Key Stage 1. To give your child the helping hand they may need to get to grips with this sometimes complex subject, this set will prove to be both helpful and lots of fun too.

    How to Code is an invaluable four-book set that introduces computer coding for kids in bite-sized chunks, guiding them through a number of easy-to-digest explanations and activities to help them progress with coding and support all that they are learning in the classroom. Produced by the team behind the popular Maths Quest, You Do the Maths and Brain-busting Puzzles series, these interactive learning books are produced in a bright, bold format that will get children excited about learning.

    Including basic coding, solving problems, Logo and Scratch, understanding variables, HTML, Javascript, creating code for webpages and much, much more, this great-value set of children's computer coding books will have littles ones aged 7 and over developing their own games and programs in no time at all.
  • Minecrafter Hacks Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781408872093 - Megan Miller
    MHCK 7 years +
    Megan Miller
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £20.97
    • Save £14.98
    • Just £2.00 per book
    You can't escape from Minecraft! And now your children can become masters of the sandbox game with these three guides that reveal the secrets, hints and tips that no other books do...

    Hacks for Minecrafters contains expert advice on mining, farming, magic and so much more, all accompanied by full-colour screenshots to the Minecraft player knows exactly what they have to do.

    The Combat Edition prepares players for fighting enemies including cave spiders, creepers and zombie pigmen with expert tips, cheats and hacks, while Hacks for Minecrafters: Master Builder will show players how to build cool stuff including an underwater house, a pirate ship and a fortified castle!
  • GHTB Toddlers
    Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram
    Toddlers
    • £2.00
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £6.99
    Guess How Much I Love You is rightly regarded as one of the finest books for children ever published, and now your toddler can learn about a number of first experiences in this beautiful padded book which features the lovable characters from Sam McBratney's bestseller..

    Illustrated by the extremely talented Anita Jeram, this book finds Little Nutbrown Hare learning all about nature and exploring the sounds, shapes and weather in the world around him - showing toddlers some of the everyday experiences they will also be encountering out in the real world.
  • WDCO 7 years +
    Louie Stowell
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    With Marvel showing no signs of slowing down, many children have been inspired to create their own comics - and this book will give them all the hints, tips and advice they need!

    A write-in activity book that encourages comic-loving children to unleash their creativity, it offers step-by-step instructions on how to structure stories, draw characters and employ all the devices used in their favourite comics.

    There are also many stickers to add extra style and the contributors include The Beano's Laura Howell and The Phoenix's Neill Cameron.
  • 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.
  • The Early Reader Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9781407245676 - Various
    XLRHH 5 years +
    5 years +
    (6)
    • £20.00
    • RRP £149.70
    • Save £129.70
    • Just 67p per book
    Children who are ready to move on from picture books to reading books will find plenty to enjoy in this 30-book collection of early readers.

    Specifically designed to support those aged 5 and over as they take the next step on their reading journey, the funny stories are accessibly written by talented children's authors including Steve Cole, Vivian French and Francesca Simon and are all complemented by lively designs.

    The collection also offers a phenomenal saving from what you would pay on the high street!

    Slipcase not included.
  • LFTT 5 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    Learning times tables is an essential part of every child's education and needs to be practised endlessly, and this lift-the-flap book will allow children aged 6 and above do just that - while having fun too!

    Developed by the learning experts at Usborne, the Lift-the-Flap Times Tables Book provides little ones with a fun and interactive approach to the sometimes dry and tricky subject of multiplication.

    Sure to provide them with hours of mathematical enjoyment with its 70+ flaps to lift, this book is perfect for parent and child to share as they begin their journey learning and mastering times tables.
  • 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!
  • Mrs Pepperpot Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781409610274 - Alf Proysen
    MPPF 7 years +
    Alf Proysen
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £24.95
    • Save £19.96
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Alf Proysen's Mrs Pepperpot first appeared in 1961 and her delightful stories remain just as charming and exciting today. A lady who can be transformed into a tiny version of herself at any time, this five-book collection is perfect for children aged 7 and over.

    Each book contains four fantastic tales and they're ideal for newly confident readers to practise their new skills. Throughout these, Mrs Pepperpot finds herself having to be rescued from a mountain of ice cream by an abandoned kitten, cheering up a young girl in hospital and deals with a moose on the loose!

    Heart-warming stories with a lovable character at their heart.
  • QADM 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £2.00
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £7.99
    A fun book that children will spend hours poring over, Quack-a-Doodle-Moo! lets them create their own crazy characters by flipping the three horizontal sections together in a variety of ways!

    With a wipe-clean pen also included alongside over 100 cool stickers, the book has plenty of animals and simple sentences that can be mixed up and traced time and time again - helping enhance a child's handwriting skills!

    A wonderfully weird mix-and-match activity book!
  • Michael Morpurgo Collins Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007942657 - Michael Morpurgo
    MMPB 9 years +
    Michael Morpurgo
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £67.90
    • Save £59.90
    • Just 80p 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.
  • Thomas Story Time Collection - 35 Books - Collection - 9780603570377
    THST 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £15.00
    • RRP £104.65
    • Save £89.65
    • Just 43p per book
    Thomas the Tank Engine has been a favourite with children all over the world for over 65 years - and at Book People, our Thomas books and box sets have always been amongst our bestsellers.

    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.
  • MNSB 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    Minions Dave, Stuart, Bob and Kevin quickly became household favourites thanks to their scene-stealing appearances serving under Gru in the Despicable Me films, and now they're starring in their very own hit film... And this sticker book is bursting with Minion-based activities for children of all ages to enjoy!

    Full of puzzles, games, colouring and doodling - so make sure you have plenty of yellow crayons and pencils to go around! - as well as 1,000 Minion stickers, the activity book is a great treat for children to enjoy throughout the summer holidays and beyond...

    A sticker book that is one in a Minion, children will get to discover the history of the little yellow guys who have a fondness for bananas and find out about all the despicable villains they've served under as they work through the fun-filled activities...