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  • Match Annual 2016 - Hardback - 9781447267966 - Match
    ANNU 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £2.00
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £5.99
    A real match-winner, the Match Annual is always near the top of a footy fan's Christmas list and our stocking-filler price makes it top of the league when it comes to present buying, too!

    Looking back at the year's top players and games, it's also bursting with football fun in the shape of quizzes, games and posters.
  • Quentin Blake Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781409606734 - Quentin Blake
    QUEN 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £70.90
    • Save £60.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    A much-loved illustrator famed for his iconic association with Roald Dahl's tales, Quentin Blake is also a brilliant and witty writer in his own right and his stories are an absolute joy.

    This fun-filled collection brings together ten picture books that are sure to delight children of all ages. There's the over-ambitious Mrs Armitage; the amazing performance artist Angelo; and the famous Mister Magnolia, a man who has so many skills and possessions but only one boot.

    These crazy tales and lovable characters are sure to bring joy to any child's bedtime reading. The hilarious books also come feature Quentin's trademark illustrations - a collection sure to be returned to again and again.
  • Malory Towers Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9780603571640 - Enid Blyton
    EBMT 9 years +
    Enid Blyton
    9 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £83.88
    • Save £73.88
    • Just 83p per book
    Enid Blyton is one of the most successful and best-loved children's authors of all time and we're very excited to bring Book People customers this complete collection of her wonderful Malory Towers books, which have been given cool and contemporary new cover art to introduce them to a whole new generation of young readers.

    Telling the story of Darrell Rivers, her friends and the trials and tribulations of their time at the famous boarding school, the books are full of drama, tension and adventure, as well as plenty of cheeky mischief that will delight young readers.

    A great series for keen new readers to get stuck into, we can guarantee they won't be able to put the books down.
  • Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9780141349985 - Roald Dahl
    NROJ 7 years +
    Roald Dahl
    7 years +
    • £18.00
    • RRP £98.85
    • Save £80.85
    • Just £1.20 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!
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Levels 4-6 - 25 Books - Collection - 9780192745712
    RWBN 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £123.75
    • Save £113.75
    • Just 40p per book
    Especially published for children at reading levels 4-6, and always popular with Book People customers, we're excited to bring you this massive 25-book Oxford Reading Tree collection starring Biff, Chip and Kipper.

    A scheme used by the vast majority of primary schools, these books will help children aged 5 and over develop into confident readers, and the familiar characters and entertaining stories are sure to be returned to again and again.

    Focusing on phonics so young readers can practise their sounds and letters, these first stories allow children to practise reading everyday language too. With eight covering each level, the fun-filled books come in a popper case and the collection also includes a parents' guide.

  • Acorn Wood Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781447270928 - Julia Donaldson
    AWSC 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.97
    • Save £9.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    The team behind the Gruffalo, author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler, are responsible for some of the most popular children's books around. This set of three tiny board books, displayed in a beautiful slipcase, is perfect for sharing with children aged 1 and over as the books introduce the joys of reading and some soon-to-be familiar characters.

    All the books have flaps to lift, while the eye-catching artwork and rhyming text will be enjoyed as parent and child read through them together. Set in and around the joyous surroundings of Acorn Wood, Rabbit's Nap finds Rabbit determined to find out who is keeping him awake, while Hide-and-Seek Pig finds Pig trying to discover where Hen is hiding - will your child be able to help him?

    Fox's Socks is another fine, funny story and this time Fox just can't find his socks anywhere - are they under the rug or inside the clock? By lifting the flaps, you'll be able to find out... A delightfully interactive treat from a very talented duo.
  • Bear Grylls Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781409610250 - Bear Grylls
    BGRY 10 years +
    Bear Grylls
    10 years +
    • £9.00
    • RRP £55.92
    • Save £46.92
    • Just £1.13 per book
    A great set 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.
  • Roald Dahl Audio Collection in Tin - 29 CDs - Collection - 9780141352343 - Roald Dahl
    DAUD 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £17.00
    • RRP £123.90
    • Save £106.90
    • Just 59p 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.
  • Enid Blyton Mysteries Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9780603571633
    EBMY 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £12.00
    • RRP £104.85
    • Save £92.85
    • Just 80p per book
    From Noddy to Malory Towers and the Naughtiest Girl books, Enid Blyton is one of the finest children's authors of all time. This 15-book collection is very much in the vein of her classic Famous Five and Secret Seven stories.

    Full of mystery, the five Find-Outers and their loyal dog Buster come across all kinds of strange occurrences on their adventures. They'll have to use all their problem-solving skills to find the answers.

    Brilliant old-fashioned adventures to introduce readers to a classic author.
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Collection - 9 Books - Collection - 9780141363790 - Jeff Kinney
    MPYK 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £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 9 and over and it deserves a place on any young reader's bookshelf.
  • Mad About Animals! Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781408342572 - Various
    RIJS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.00
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £60.90
    • Just 90p per book
    There's a rumble in the jungle and a commotion in the ocean in this collection all about awesome animals.

    There's something funny going on in Monkey Business; things are getting crazy in Farmyard Hullaballoo; and there's a wonderful rhyming adventure to enjoy in the hilarious Elephant Pants.

    With appealing artwork and bouncing text, the books provide great bedtime reading and there's a gorgeous bag to keep them all in.
  • Funny Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781783441235 - Various
    FFUN 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £50.90
    • Save £42.91
    • Just 80p per book
    Michael Rosen, Josh Lacey and Rebecca Lisle are all very talented children's authors who have very different styles. This 10-book collection brings them all together to provide newly independent readers with a bundle of books and laughs.

    Amongst the Book People favourites included in the collection are Fluff the Farting Fish, The Dog in the Diamond Collar and four of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize-shortlisted Dragonsitter books.

    With striking artwork from the likes of Garry Parsons and Tony Ross featured throughout, these books are so appealing you just have to pick them up. Sure to be returned to again and again, every book is a laugh-out-loud delight.
  • Julia Donaldson Audio Collection - 10 CDs - Collection - 9781447253235 - Julia Donaldson
    GFCD Toddlers
    Julia Donaldson
    • £9.00
    • RRP £40.00
    • Save £31.00
    • Just 90p 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.
  • Horrid Henry Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781510100879
    HORD 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £9.00
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £40.90
    • Just 90p per book
    A star not only in books but also in his very own cartoon and even a hit film, Horrid Henry is proud to be the naughtiest boy in literature.

    Brilliantly naughty, Francesca Simon's stories appeal to many children who wouldn't pick up a book otherwise and Tony Ross' distinctive illustrations just add to the mayhem and fun. In these books, Henry comes up with a money-making scheme, shows off at the school talent show and does so much more.

    Mischief abounds when Henry's around!
  • Eva Ibbotson Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781447298960 - Eva Ibbotson
    IBBO 9 years +
    Eva Ibbotson
    9 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £30.95
    • Save £25.95
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Three children have been stolen and taken to a bizarre island - a place where mermaids, selkies and the legendary Kraken exist. What could be terrifying ends up as a magical adventure, but then their new island finds itself under siege... Monster Mission is a charming adventure from Journey to the Sea author Eva Ibbotson and it's joined here by four other unforgettable stories.

    The Secret of Platform 13 finds a magical island hidden beneath King's Cross station and it's one full of wizards, ogres and much more. The Beasts of Clawstone Castle finds Madlyn and her brother Rollo arriving at a haunted castle; Which Witch? has been praised by Philip Pullman finds a white witch getting her spells all wrong; and Mountwood School for Ghosts is a spooky and funny story.

    Enthralling reading!
  • Ladybird I'm Ready for Phonics Collection - 12 Books - Paperback - 9780241242612
    IRFP 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £59.88
    • Save £54.88
    From initial letter sound practice to decoding tricky words, our Ladybird I'm Ready for Phonics Collection is a complete series of carefully levelled books to help children master phonics and take the first steps on their reading journey.

    Each book features two original stories and covers one reading level, focussing on specific letters and sounds, and later pronunciations and alternative spellings.

    Brightly illustrated and told in both fun, bouncy rhyme and traditional prose, this 12-book set of phonics books is perfect for bookworms-in-training aged 3 and above.
  • Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801251 - Julia Donaldson
    JDZB 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £59.90
    • 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!
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not 2016 - Hardback - 9781847947529
    RPBL 12 years +
    12 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £20.00
    • Save £12.00
    Full of eye-popping facts and oddities, the 2016 edition of Ripley's Believe It or Not will disgust and delight fans of the unexplained in equal measure.

    Weird and wonderful, among the grotesque and ghastly things you'll find in the massive hardback are those tales that are simply unbelievable; the world's most incredible animals; the peculiar aspects of pop culture; the baffling things people do to their bodies; and so much more.

    An annual bestseller with Book People that is loved by young readers who want a bit of grossness and plenty of facts to pore over, this is a great book to dip in and out of. The foiled 3D cover adds extra enjoyment!
  • Biff, Chip and Kipper Levels 1-3 - 33 Books - Collection - 9780192739858
    RWBZ 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £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.
  • SFPF 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £20.97
    • Save £14.98
    Little ones will be entertained for hours on end, come rain or shine, with this set of three sticker activity books featuring their favourite Disney Princess, Disney Fairies and Frozen characters.

    With a combined 3,000 stickers (yes, 3,000!) and 180 fun activities to complete, children will keep their brains engaged and work on their problem-solving skills as the spot the difference, connect the dots, find their way through crazy mazes and much, much more.

    A great way to keep children aged 3 and up entertained on long car journeys, flights and rainy days - all for one unbelievable Book People price.
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780198411093 - Julia Donaldson
    SONB 4 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    4 years +
    • £15.00
    • RRP £128.82
    • Save £113.82
    • Just 42p 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.
  • Star Wars Absolutely Everything You Need to Know - Hardback - 9780241183700
    SWAE 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.99
    • Save £13.99
    Have you ever wondered who cleans the floor of the Death Star?

    With The Force Awakens arriving in cinemas soon, Jedis of all ages will be swotting up on their Star Wars knowledge and this book contains everything you need - from quirky facts to movie-making trivia, photographs and much, much more.

    A book that will tell you the answers to the many questions you have about a galaxy far, far away.
  • WLHN 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
    • Save £7.00
    What the Ladybird Heard was a million-selling picture book from The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson and The Singing Mermaid illustrator Lydia Monks. This sequel, What the Ladybird Heard Next, is highly anticipated and will make for beautiful bedtime reading.

    Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have decided to steal the fat red hen and have come up with a cunning plan, but our heroic ladybird has an even better one to stop them. There will be plenty of giggles as Hugh and Len's plans are foiled in the most hilarious ways.

    Julia's flowing and rhyming text and Lydia's bright and bold illustrations complement each other so well, while the glitter on every page gives the picture book some extra sparkle.
  • 101 Things for Kids to Do Outside - Paperback - 9780857831835 - Dawn Isaac
    TFKD 7 years +
    Dawn Isaac
    7 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £11.99
    Dawn Isaac's 101 Things for Kids to Do Outside builds on the success of her blog Little Green Fingers and inspires children (and grown-ups) to get away from computer and TV screens and get outdoors.

    From quick 10-minute activities to full days of fun, the ideas cover all four seasons and include building a human sundial, creating an outdoor collage and setting up a wormery.

    Outdoors fun for everyone!