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  • 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!

  • 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.

  • OXPM 9 years +
    Oxford Dictionaries
    9 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.
  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • Julia's Story Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781447261346 - Julia Donaldson
    XDNLD 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    (17)
    • £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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • Puppy Tales Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781447299615 - Jenny Dale
    JDPT 5 years +
    Jenny Dale
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £47.88
    • Save £41.89
    • Just 50p per book
    Does a child you know love puppies and love reading? Our 12-book Puppy Tales Collection from Jenny Dale will have them barking with delight...

    Meet Max, Merlin, Lily, Lenny and more throughout these heart-warming and adorable stories. Sure to appeal to fans of Holly Webb and the Animal Rescue, these tales are full of action and feature a puppy for every storytelling collection.

    Billy likes to make out he's a brave puppy but he's actually a coward, while Greedy Gus' snacking habit is always getting him into trouble... Amazing animal stories with plenty of action for children aged 5+.

  • 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.

  • Let's Read Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781447247135
    LETR 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.88
    • Save £49.89
    • Just 83p per book
    Containing specially redesigned versions of The Gruffalo, Cats Ahoy!, The Princess and the Pig and Room on the Broom, the 12-book Let's Read Collection provides parents with a great way of helping to encourage young children who are starting to grow in reading confidence.

    With the complete stories and illustrations remaining intact, the books have been redesigned by Macmillan in conjunction with a literacy consultant so that they will appeal to early readers. With much-loved characters and fun-filled subjects that will appeal to children, among the famous authors included in this collection are Alan Durant, Julia Donaldson and Chris Riddell.

    The books also come in a handy popper bag, so young readers can take them wherever they go!

  • 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.

  • DC Super Friends First Readers Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780857514189
    DCSY 5 years +
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
    • Save £29.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Superman, Batman and more heroes come together in the DC Super Friends series of colour first readers for children aged 5 and over.

    With ten books included - all featuring basic vocabulary and short sentences to help young readers recognise words and develop a love of reading - the Super Friends battle against villains including Mr. Freeze and Lex Luthor on the streets of Gotham City and Metropolis.

    From the mayhem caused by Gorilla Grodd to an army of dinosaurs on the loose in Metropolis (our personal favourite!), the stories are fun and exciting and the bright, friendly artwork makes them extra appealing. Great books for the little superhero in your life!

  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.

  • 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 in this set of books will appeal to 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 plots, easy-to-read text and a sense of fun running throughout, Rainbow Magic will quickly become a favourite with your young reader.

    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.

  • 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...

  • Betsey & Girl Wonder Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781409610267 - Malorie Blackman
    MBBG 7 years +
    Malorie Blackman
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £35.94
    • Save £29.95
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Well known for her amazing young adult novels, former Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman is also a very talented author of children's books and this collection will introduce readers aged 7+ to the popular characters Betsey Biggalow and Girl Wonder.

    Betsey is a very likeable character who proves you don't have to be big to have big ideas. Through the books, she has a birthday party, plots big trouble with her twin brothers Anthony and Edward and puts on her very own magic show.

    Heart-warming stories designed especially to build reading confidence in new readers, they all have a delightful Caribbean touch and lively plots that we know they'll just love.

  • 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.