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  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Collection - 9 Books - Collection - 9780141363790 - Jeff Kinney
    MPYK 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £62.91
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    • 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 7 and over and it deserves a place on any young reader's bookshelf.

  • Puppy Tales Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781447299615 - Jenny Dale
    JDPT 5 years +

    Jenny Dale

    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £47.88
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    • Just 50p per book
    Does a child you know love puppies and love reading? This 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+.

  • Mrs Pepperpot Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781409610274 - Alf Proysen
    MPPF 7 years +

    Alf Proysen

    7 years +
    • £4.99
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    • 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.

  • DC Super Friends First Readers Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780857514189
    DCSY 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
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    • 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!

  • Betsey & Girl Wonder Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781409610267 - Malorie Blackman
    MBBG 7 years +

    Malorie Blackman

    7 years +
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    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.

  • Stink Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406364514 - Megan McDonald
    STNK 7 years +

    Megan McDonald

    7 years +
    • £9.99
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    Megan McDonald's Judy Moody has been a popular character with young book lovers for many years now, so we think it's about time her little brother Stink had the chance to shine - and that he does in this incredible-value 10-book collection!

    Packed with madcap scientific adventures - from sleepovers at the aquarium to trips into space - alongside a super-funny compendium of wacky facts about anything and everything, this collection will have children aged 7 and over laughing their heads off and will even appeal to reluctant readers.

  • Dick King-Smith's Sophie Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781406364712 - Dick King-Smith
    DKSS 7 years +

    Dick King-Smith

    7 years +
    • £5.99
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    In this set of six stories from Babe, the Sheep-Pig and the Queen's Nose author Dick King-Smith, children will get to meet Sophie - everyone's favourite farmer-to-be!

    Throughout the books the small but very determined Sophie meets snails, horses, ducks and cats and has a number of adventures. Written especially for children aged 7 and over, these are very appealing and will strike a chord with any animal lover.

    With award-winning illustrator Hannah Shaw's illustrations providing a contemporary look, these are simply awesome animal adventures.

  • TGY2 9 years +

    Liz Pichon

    9 years +
    • £5.49
    • RRP £10.99
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    Winner of the Red House Children's Book Award and Roald Dahl Funny Prize to name but a few, Liz Pichon's Tom Gates is a character who will make any Diary of a Wimpy Kid fan laugh until their sides split - and in the latest book in the Tom Gates series, Yes! No (Maybe...), Tom is back at his hilarious best!

    Suitable for children aged 9 and over, this ninth book in the Tom Gates series shows that books can not only be laugh-out-loud funny, but also hugely appealing to even the most reluctant of readers!

    If your kids are yet to experience the joy of reading Tom Gates' diary-format books yet, we strongly recommend that they start now - they're wonderful!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • KMO2 14 years +

    Harper Lee

    14 years +
    • £3.99
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    Harper Lee's acclaimed To Kill a Mockingbird won a Pulitzer Prize after its publication in 1960 and is hugely influential in its exposure of racial prejudice.

    Set in the American Deep South, the story is seen through the eyes of six-year-old Scout, whose lawyer father Atticus Finch defends a young black man wrongly accused of raping a white woman.

    As Scout's family deals with the hostility and prejudice as a result of the case, there's a dawning realisation for Scout of all the inequality and injustice in her world.

    Powerful and moving, this Great American Novel is a must-have addition to every reader's bookshelf and with the publication of follow-up Go Set a Watchman confirmed for this July, now is the perfect time to rediscover the hugely important book.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • TNZ2 13 years +

    John Green

    13 years +
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    In Paper Towns, Margo Roth Spiegelman's adventures have become the stuff of legend at her high school - and Quentin is delighted when she summons him to join her on an all-night road trip. He's always had a crush on her and can't help but follow as she vows to seek revenge.

    But then Margo disappears. She hasn't been seen for over a week when Quentin realises there are clues to her whereabouts, and they've all been left just for him... As he finds himself absorbed deeper into the mystery, Quentin has no choice but to take another road trip across America as he starts to evaluate just who and what it is he is looking for.

    A coming-of-age story mixed with a captivating mystery, this is another startling young adult read from Queen of Teen 2014 nominee John Green, the bestselling author of The Fault In Our Stars and Looking for Alaska, that fans excited for the release of the Paper Towns film must read!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • TMX2 9 years +

    Philippa Pearce

    9 years +
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    A Carnegie Medal-winning children's book from Phillipa Pearce, Tom's Midnight Garden is a haunting and evocative tale that will stay in the reader's memory for a long, long time.

    Tom is packed off to stay with relatives when his brother catches measles. Boredom and loneliness plague Tom until one night he hears the clock strike thirteen and something magical starts to happen.

    An enchanting and beautiful tale that will live with you for a very long time.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • HOBB 9 years +

    J.R.R Tolkien

    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    J.R.R Tolkien's The Hobbit is one of the most popular and influential books of all time and the prequel to The Lord of the Rings. Now it has reached a whole new legion of fans with the success of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy, which stars Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins, the peace-loving hobbit who embarks on a strange and magical adventure.

    The novel finds Bilbo's comfortable and unambitious life interrupted when the wizard Gandalf and 13 dwarves arrive on his doorstep to take him on an unexpected journey 'there and back again' - they're actually plotting to raid the treasure hoard of a large and very dangerous dragon.

    This is a gorgeous hardback film tie-in edition that will be treasured forever.
  • IOT2 11 years +

    Eliot Schrefer

    11 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Trapped by rebel fighting at her mother's animal sanctuary in the African Congo, Sophie will have to do all she can to save herself - and the baby bonobo she's promised to protect. When she saved Otto, he was clinging to his life and he soon changed her world forever. Now, she must battle the odds as she struggles to see the best in humanity.

    Eliot Schrefer's Heart of Danger is a book that looks at the impact of conflict on both people and animals and reveals the closeness between humans and bonobos. A thought-provoking, exciting and insightful read for children aged 11 and over.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • Horowitz Wickedly Funny Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406364729 - Anthony Horowitz
    AHWF 7 years +

    Anthony Horowitz

    7 years +
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    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.

  • Alice in Wonderland 150th Anniversary Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781509801060
    AWON 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £40.00
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    • Just £5.00 per book
    An incredibly gorgeous slipcase and two classic books in keepsake hardback make this special 150th anniversary box set of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There a fine addition to any bookshelf. The famous stories come complete with Sir John Tenniel's famous and iconic original illustrations, meaning they'll be returned to time and time again.

    From the Cheshire-Cat to the White Rabbit and the Mad Hatter to Jabberwocky, every character Alice meets on her adventures is timeless and they all combined to make such a beloved book series that still has a huge influence today. With a foreword from His Dark Materials author Philip Pullman, these editions really are very special.

    Whether a child you know loves the Disney version of Alice in Wonderland, you want to rediscover the story or you're looking for a suitable birthday or christening present, this is a set to be cherished.

  • The Early Reader Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9781407245676 - Various
    XLRHH 5 years +
    5 years +
    (5)
    • £20.00
    • RRP £149.70
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    • 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.

  • 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
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    • 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.

  • Enid Blyton's Naughtiest Girl Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781444921311 - Enid Blyton and Anne Digby
    XEBNG 9 years +

    Enid Blyton and Anne Digby

    9 years +
    (1)
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    Spoilt rotten and dreadfully selfish, Elizabeth Allen is a young lady who doesn't like anyone or anything, that is, except getting into trouble and causing mischief. From the author of The Famous Five, The Secret Seven and Malory Towers - the wonderful Enid Blyton - our 10-book The Naughtiest Girl Collection is essential reading for fans of Blyton and children aged 7 and above who are yet to be introduced to her wonderful writing.

    In The Naughtiest Girl in the School, only child Elizabeth is sent away to boarding school after tormenting her governess with such tricks as hiding earwigs in her bed. Once she arrives she decides to become the naughtiest pupil the school has ever seen. But will living up to this decision be as easy as she first thought...?

    Follow Elizabeth in this wonderful collection as she tries to come good; fights the urge to be bad when she is handed the responsible job of school monitor; attends camp with the horrible Arabella, in the same tent no less; stars in the school summer play and much, much more.

    A timeless set of children's stories from an author who has touched the hearts of readers for over half a century, this collection contains Enid Blyton's four original novels and the brilliant continuation of the series by the talented Anne Digby.

    Slipcase not included.
  • Kate Toms Nursery Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781783933457 - Kate Toms
    XKTOM 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
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    Illustrated in a truly original tactile-looking style by the brilliant Kate Toms, this collection of ten paperback picture books is perfect for introducing little ones to the wonderful world of classic nursery rhymes and best-loved lullabies.

    Including The Wheels on the Bus, Incy Wincy Spider, Old MacDonald Had a Farm, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and much more, this collection will make an ideal gift and will take pride of place upon the bookshelf of any child lucky enough to receive it!

    Slipcase not included.
  • DWAL 9 years +

    David Walliams

    9 years +
    (9)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Following on from the success of Mr Stink, Gangsta Granny and his three other bestselling children's novels, Little Britain actor, comedian, fundraiser and talented author David Walliams returns with Demon Dentist.

    Another jaw-achingly funny read, this time a cloud of darkness has come to town. Children who put a tooth under their pillow for the tooth fairy are waking up to find dead slugs, live spiders and earwigs underneath. Someone or something evil is lurking, but who or what is it?

    With Tony Ross' hilarious illustrations once again featured throughout and a hint of Roald Dahl-style macabre humour, this is a funny but heart-warming book that will make parents laugh just as much as children.

    David Walliams' Demon Dentist has been named the winner of the Red House Children's Book Award 2015 Younger Readers category.
  • MNU2 7 years +

    Andy Stanton

    7 years +
    • £3.49
    • RRP £6.99
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    Mr Gum's list of awards is now as long as his scabby arm - and it includes the Red House Children's Book Award!

    Andy Stanton's books have become a phenomenon, and kids go crazy for his madder-than-madcap humour. In What's for Dinner, Mr Gum?, the town of Lamonic Bibber is all set for a crazy, all-out food fight.

    Hold onto your hats, it's another bizarre and demented Mr Gum adventure. Readers from 7+ will relish What's For Dinner, Mr Gum?

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • AWX2 7 years +

    Enid Blyton

    7 years +
    • £3.49
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    Enid Blyton is a superb storyteller and in The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair, readers from 7+ will be enchanted by Mollie and Peter's fantastic journeys.

    The magical chair can not only grant wishes, but it also sprouts wings and transports the children to a giant's castle, the Land of Dreams and a disappearing island.

    These magic-filled stories provide lots of fun for young readers.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • CBH2 9 years +

    Cathy Cassidy

    9 years +
    • £3.49
    • RRP £6.99
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    This is the next instalment in the addictive Chocolate Box Girls series and sequel to Cherry Crush, Marshmallow Skye, Summer's Dream and Coco Caramel. Honey is going to live with her dad in Australia. Determined to make a fresh start, she couldn't be further away from the tough times at Tanglewood. Her new life is a dream come true - until school begins. The girls are different from Honey's friends in England and the only person who seems to understand her is the cute boy from the beach she's chatting to online. But when he, the girls at school and even her dad start breaking promises, who can she trust? All alone on the other side of the world, Honey's past is about to catch up with her...It is a perfect next step for fans of Jacqueline Wilson, by the bestselling author of Scarlett, Dizzy, Angel Cake and Ginger Snaps.
  • MRO2 7 years +

    Andy Stanton

    7 years +
    • £3.49
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    Chuckling like a chipmunk is guaranteed with Mr Gum and the Power Crystals by Andy Stanton.

    Expect more anarchic humour and dastardly, evil-doings as Mr Gum tries to revive an ancient and deadly curse.

    Ideal for fans of Horrid Henry aged 7+ who are starting to develop a love of reading!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.