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AWFU 9 years +
Awful Auntie (Hardback)
David Walliams9 years +
A new children's novel from David Walliams is always cause for celebration - and Awful Auntie continues his winning streak!
- RRP £12.99
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Aunt Alberta is desperate to cheat Lady Stella Saxby out of her inheritance - the beautiful Saxby Hall. Stella sets about on making a plan with her friend Soot, the mischievous ghost of a chimney sweep, to ensure she will be able to claim what is rightfully hers...
With hilarious Roald Dahl-style hijinks, soon-to-be classic characters and a simply heart-warming message of how friendship can appear in the most unlikely of places, Awful Auntie will delight all of Walliams' many, many fans.
BAVC 10 years +
Batman: A Visual History (Hardback)
Matthew K. Manning10 years +
For 75 years, the legend of the Dark Knight has been entertaining fans in print, on screen and via various other media formats - and now you can own a year-by-year chronicle which tells you everything you need to know about Bruce Wayne and his alter-ego - Batman.
- RRP £30.00
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A history lesson in all things Caped Crusader, this gift book shows how the DC Comics vigilante crime fighter became one of the world's most-loved superheroes. There is plenty of original comic artwork to immerse yourself in and the book also looks at some of Batman's famous friends and foes, offering in-depth profiles of the likes of Robin, the Joker and Catwoman.
As well as featuring all the Batman films and TV series - both live action and animated - the book also celebrates the writers and illustrators, including Jim Lee and Bob Kane who created such an iconic comic book character. A real treat for any 'Bat-fan'.
This book's cover was incorrectly advertised in our catalogue. Please note this book does not include two exclusive prints.
MRLM 3 years +3 years +
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!
- RRP £104.65
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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!
BBFT 3 years +
Big Box of Fairy Tales Collection - 10 Books (Collection)3 years +
Ten favourite fairy tales for one amazing price, our Big Box of Fairy Tales is a perfect introduction to best-loved stories that are great for sharing with little ones aged three and above at bedtime.
- RRP £59.90
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Venture into the woods and avoid the big, bad wolf with Little Red Riding Hood; go on an adventure to warn the king that the sky is falling with Chicken Licken; test the beds, chairs and porridge of the three bears with Goldilocks; and much, much more...
Charmingly illustrated and written in a format ideal for encouraging children to follow, the Big Box of Fairy Tales is sure to be returned to again and again.
Little Quilts (Paperback)
Sarah Fielke & Amy Lobsiger
Doll-sized quilts can be completed quickly and inexpensively and even be made into cushion covers, runners or wall decorations. They can also be made as a trial or practice run for larger craft projects. Little Quilts from Sarah Fiekle and Amy Lobsiger features 15 projects for any quilter to complete.
- RRP £12.99
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With step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions for each project, you'll soon be making a number of striking designs - and learning new sewing techniques and design concepts at the same time. A brilliant book for anyone interested in starting quilting, and for those who have established their skills and now want to elaborate on them.
DWTR 3 years +
The First Hippo on the Moon (Hardback)
David Walliams3 years +
After establishing himself as an expert author of children's novels, David Walliams turned his hand to picture books for younger readers with The Slightly Annoying Elephant last year - and now he's back with the hilarious and out-of-this-world picture book The First Hippo on the Moon!
- RRP £12.99
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Again accompanied by Walliams' regular collaborator Tony Ross' vibrant illustrations, the beautiful hardback follows Hercules Waldorf-Franklin III; a rich hippo who pays for a gigantic Hippo Space Centre to launch him into space; and jungle hippo Sheila; who builds a rocket from trunks, vines and dung; as they attempt to get to the moon.
When both hippos get to the moon at the same time, arguments ensue - who will take the title of the first hippo-postranaut on the moon? Cool, crazy and with a wickedly funny streak running throughout, this is another fine book from David Walliams for children aged 3 and over.
FAAS 3 years +
Disney's Frozen: An Amazing Snowman (Hardback)3 years +
Everyone has fallen in love with Olaf the snowman since his hilarious appearance in Disney's hit musical Frozen, and now fans can fall for Olaf all over again as he stars in his very own book, Disney's Frozen: An Amazing Snowman.
- RRP £10.99
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Olaf is a very special snowman for a number of reasons: he can walk, he can talk, he can dance, but what makes him extra special is his caring heart and endless imagination. And in this book, children can explore all of the things that make Olaf so wonderful.
Featuring original illustrations of Olaf, Sven the reindeer and princesses Anna and Elsa, this brand new Disney book is just perfect for sharing with young fans of Frozen aged 3 and above before they go to bed.
To mark the centenary of the start of the First World War, BBC's the Antiques Roadshow filmed a series of special episodes at the Somme. In this beautiful book, Antiques Roadshow: World War I in 100 Family Treasures, readers are introduced to some of the most telling tales and incredible family keepsakes from the Great War.
- RRP £25.00
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Featuring fascinating and moving stories from the much-loved BBC show, and describing how they fit into a wider history of the War, the fully illustrated book paints a vivid picture of the extraordinary circumstances that ordinary people were thrown into by the onset of World War I.
A stunningly presented insight into early 20th century life in Britain, Antiques Roadshow: World War I in 100 Family Treasures will make a unique and poignant addition to the bookshelf of any wartime historian or anyone with a keen interest in the British institution that is the Antiques Roadshow.
MEGA 5 years +
Megadoodle (Paperback)5 years +
Little ones aged 5 and above can discover a world of fascinating facts, learn and doodle to their heart's content with the wonderful, interactive doodling book, Megadoodle.
- RRP £16.99
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Packed with cool scenes to colour and doodle, full-colour photographs and bite-sized facts throughout, this exciting book cleverly combines doodling and learning as it covers a range of early-school years topics including dinosaurs, the Big Bang, jet jacks, Mount Everest and many, many more...
Specially released to coincide with the new Key Stage 2 Curriculum, Megadoodle is an ideal excuse for children to sharpen their pencils - and sharpen their minds, too!
CCIW 9 years +
A Child's Christmas in Wales (Hardback)
Dylan Thomas9 years +
Newly illustrated and beautifully presented in a wonderful hardback format, A Child's Christmas in Wales by best-loved author Dylan Thomas is a perfect introduction to Thomas's stunning works for children aged 9 and up - and is a beautifully nostalgic read for grown-ups, too!
- RRP £10.99
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Providing a lyrical account of his childhood Christmases in a small Welsh town - featuring wolves, bears, hippos and Mrs. Prothero's cat - A Child's Christmas in Wales is a national treasure and timeless classic. Complemented here by the stunning colour illustrations of the hugely talented Peter Bailey, the book cannot fail to impress little ones aged 9 and above this festive season.
Released to celebrate the centenary of the Fern Hill author's birth, the book is ideal for adults who are already familiar with the story to share with their children and grandchildren the writings of one of our country's best writers.
OTOP 3 years +3 years +
A charming story which comes with a free cute and cuddly plush toy of its lovable star, Oola the Owl Who Lost her Hoot is a book to make your little one 'twit-twoo' with delight!
- RRP £12.99
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After a night spent flying and playing, Oola's mum tells the tired young owl that she has had so much fun she has lost her hoot... But Oola misunderstands what her mother meant and heads into the forest on an unforgettable journey!
Bravely leaving the nest and searching far and wide for her hoot during the daytime, Oola makes plenty of friends on her quest, but will she find her hoot? A charming story with a very distinctive style, Clare Fennell and Tim Bugbird's story is perfect bedtime reading for those aged 3+.
CQD2 9 years +
Cirque du Freak (Paperback)
Darren Shan9 years +
Cirque Du Freak is the first of the Saga of Darren Shan books and introduces ordinary schoolboy Darren, who visits a freakshow with his friend Steve and becomes obsessed with a giant tarantula. Darren's fascination is complicated by his friend Steve's behaviour and the pair are subsequently drawn into a ghoulish adventure from which there seems to be no escape. Cirque Du Freak is a dark and thrilling tale that will appeal to both boy and girl readers of nine and above.
- RRP £6.99
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Official Strictly Come Dancing Annual 2015 (Hardback)
If, like us, you've been glued to your screen throughout this year's edition of Strictly Come Dancing, the official annual for 2015 will have you foxtrotting across the front room this Christmas time.
- RRP £12.99
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The glamour, glitz and glitterball are all back and this annual lets you go behind the curtain and discover the secrets of every step, spin and shimmy. From how many sequins it takes to make a Strictly outfit to a day in the life of a professional dancer, this annual brings the blitz of the ballroom into your home - just in time for the traditional Christmas Day viewing of Strictly!
With the likes of Book People favourite Steve Backshall, Simon Webbe from Blue, Pixie Lott and Caroline Flack all wowing the judges with their moves this series, you can also enjoy behind-the-scenes gossip, exclusive interviews and games and quizzes in this dazzling annual.
Make Your Own Gifts (Hardback)
Featuring more than 50 wonderful gift ideas, this comprehensive yet easy-to-follow guide from DK will have children aged 8+ creating and perfecting unique presents in no time.
- RRP £9.99
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With a selection of possible finishes for many of the gifts, you really can make each one to suit every friend and family member perfectly, and the instructions for making your own gift wrap and tags will ensure they look elegant and professional when you hand them over too.
From recipes for pink coconut ice and peanut butter chocolate frog bites to luggage tags and friendship bracelets, you can find something for everyone and for any time of year with Make Your Own Gifts.
TFAS 3 years +
Time For a Story Book and DVD Collection - 10 Books (Collection)3 years +
It's time for a story! Offering a whole new storytelling experience, our Time for a Story Book & DVD Collection is a fabulous set of 10 classic children's picture books, all accompanied by DVDs that bring the stories to life.
- RRP £79.90
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Featuring children's favourites including Michael Rosen's We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Martin Waddell's Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?, Lucy Cousins' Za-za's Baby Brother and many more, this book and DVD collection is ideal for entertaining the little ones on cold, rainy days or for adding some animated adventure to the picture books they love so much.
With the voice talents of Kevin Whatley, Emilia Fox and many more providing the narrations, this picture book and DVD collection is sure to be a hit with young children aged 3 and above.
PTON 7 years +
Paddington Fiction Collection - 13 Books (Collection)
Michael Bond7 years +
Michael Bond's lovable, marmalade-loving bear has a huge fan base among young readers and their parents - and with the Paddington film due to hit cinemas soon, there has never been a better time to relive the classic adventures of Paddington!
- RRP £77.87
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Having travelled all the way from darkest Peru, Paddington is rescued by the kindly Brown family, who quickly discover that the charming little bear is a little bit of a trouble-magnet! Paddington's antics are guaranteed to get youngsters from 7+ chuckling!
Complete with Peggy Fortnum's original Paddington illustrations, this 13-book collection is essential reading for any little one who has yet to be introduced to this lovable bear - or for adults who wish to reacquaint themselves with Paddington's original adventures.
Slipcase not included.
SMFC 7 years +
Marvel: Spider-Man Ultimate Factivity Collection (Paperback)7 years +
Enjoy amazing activities and discover fascinating facts with your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man in this Ultimate Factivity Collection from DK.
- RRP £7.99
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Sure to have any Spidey fan's spider-senses tingling, the web of activities includes puzzles, games, doodles and even 500 stickers to accompany the facts and information given.
Among the fun activities your young Marvel fan can enjoy are spotting the villains in the photographs Peter Parker has taken for the Daily Bugle, the chance to draw their very own Spider-Man comic strip and even designing a new suit for the web-slinging hero!
GLEW 9 years +
Gill Lewis Collection - 4 Books (Collection)
Gill Lewis9 years +
Gill Lewis is an author who specialises in writing beautifully moving animal stories, in a similar style to that of Michael Morpurgo and Julia Green. This collection brings together four of her finest novels.
- RRP £27.96
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Moon Bear is about a sick bear cub who is not expected to survive when he arrives at a cruel bear farm - but then 12-year-ild Tam forms a bond with him. Will Tam be able to get the bear back into the wild like he promised? White Dolphin finds Kara making a startling discovery on the beach, and it's one which leaves her and Felix with an impossible choice to make.
Scarlet Ibis is the story of two siblings who dream of flying across the ocean to Trinidad, where thousands of scarlet ibis fill the sky. When Red and Scarlet are split up and forced to live with separate foster families, they vow to do all they can to reunite... A bestseller upon its release, Sky Hawk is a tale of friendship, loyalty and hope.
Evocative and poignant books for readers aged 9 and over.
India Black Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Carol K Carr
Become acquainted with India Black, the Madam of Espionage, in this three-book collection of Victorian crime capers!
- RRP £23.97
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Written by Carol K. Carr, you'll be thoroughly entertained as you follow the amusing murder mysteries. The first self-titled novel to star India Black finds India keeping her tarts in line and avoiding the police, but when Sir Archibald Latham of the War Office dies of a heart attack while visiting her brothel, the madam finds herself thrust into a deadly game of blackmail and deceit between British and Russian agents...
India Black and the Widow of Windsor finds the Queen under threat from assassination, while India Black and the Gentleman Thief has India's double life of operating a brothel and running espionage in considerable danger of unravelling...
Witty, addictive and full of surprises, the India Black series is historical crime fiction at its finest!
Please note this collection contains books 1, 2 and 4 of the Madam of Espionage series.
And Now The Shipping Forecast (Hardback)
Spoken every night on Radio 4, 'And now the Shipping Forecast' must surely rank among the most famous words spoken on the radio - and this book from famous presenter Peter Jefferson provides an affectionate memoir of the science and BBC programming behind the forecast.
- RRP £16.99
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With plenty of anecdotes from Peter himself, the book answers the questions many people may have asked as they have listened in - from how the forecast was put together to how the shipping areas were chosen and the historical events that have happened in them, alongside details of the technology used.
A much-loved part of the British cultural landscape for many decades, this book will appeal to those who enjoy listening to the poetic beauty of the Shipping Forecast as they drift off to sleep...
TTOE 12 years +
Top 10 of Everything (Hardback)
Paul Terry12 years +
Top 10 of Everything 2015 provides cool and crazy facts on the top 10 video games, skate parks, craziest rides and much more - a simply dynamic book for non-fiction fans aged 9 and over!
- RRP £14.99
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With added interactive features in the case of 'You Rate' boxes, 'Fact Flashes', 'Compare-o-meters' and 'Your Shout' spreads, this is a great book to dip in and out of. Ideal for giving children a fresh look at the universe, some of the facts featured here will make readers of any ages jaws drop!
Whether they're interested in sport, science, space, machines, animals or music - this is an exciting gift book for any fact fan!
Great British Sweets (Hardback)
Sure to evoke treasured memories, Adele Nozedar's Great British Sweets is a tantalising celebration of the best-loved sweets of your childhood.
- RRP £12.99
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Containing over 50 easy-to-follow, indulgent sweet-making recipes that are easy to make at home - from pulled toffee to humbugs, honeycomb confections, sugar mice and more - the book also provides a rich history of sweet treats and awakens memories of endless summers, spacehoppers, grazed knees and spending your pocket money on your favourite sweeties.
Sure to appeal to fans of Kitty Hope and Mark Greenwood's BBC TV series Sweets Made Simple, this beautiful book is brimming with both nostalgia and old-fashioned, delicious delights!
DFRC 4 years +
Disney's Frozen (Hardback)4 years +
Princesses Anna and Elsa, Kristoff and his friend Sven the reindeer, and not forgetting Olaf the snowman, have all quickly become global sensations after the phenomenal worldwide success of Disney's animated musical Frozen - and this Frozen book is sure to delight any fan who wants to take a trip to Arendelle.
- RRP £9.99
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With a beautiful padded cover, the book follows the heart-warming story from the film, that took inspiration from Hans Christian Andersen's much-loved fairy tale The Snow Queen. As Elsa's icy powers find her isolated from her close-knit village, she heads off to live on her own in a remote, grand ice palace, but it is up to sister Anna to convince Elsa of her value and to show just how much she means to her and her hometown...
Lavished with beautiful original artwork based on the scenes from the hit Disney musical and all your favourite characters included, this gorgeous Frozen book is a treat for anyone who has fallen in love with the story.
Nora Roberts Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Add some romance to your Christmas reading with this gorgeous collection of love stories from Nora Roberts. One of the most popular authors of romantic fiction around, each book will add some sparkle to your winter's evening reading.
- RRP £23.97
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Catching Snowflakes tells the story of Mitch Dempsey as he falls in love with a shy single mum who has moved in upstairs; and also the unlikely bond that forms between headstrong Pandora McVie and Michael Donohue... childhood 'friends' who have never got along!
The Return of Rafe MacKade finds the bad boy returning to his hometown in Maryland... Still as charismatic as ever, he forms a relationship with the reserved antiques dealer Reagan Jones - much to her surprise! Considering Kate finds Kate Stanislaki Kimball turning her back on glamour and fame to start a new life running a new dance school in a beautiful, dilapidated building - but she's having no luck in her romantic pursuit of the annoyingly intriguing contractor who is carrying out the renovation...