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  • 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.

  • TGY2

    Liz Pichon

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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.
  • AWON 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Published to celebrate the the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's classic story, this gorgeous box set contains hardback editions of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There - complete with Sir John Tenniel's famous and iconic original illustrations.

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

    Whether a child you know loves the Disney version of Alice in Wonderland or you're looking for a suitable birthday or christening present, this is a wonderful addition to the bookshelf.

  • CIAW 7 years +

    Retold by Marcia Williams

    7 years +
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    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.

  • CBH2 9 years +

    Cathy Cassidy

    9 years +
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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.
  • EBAD 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Expertly combining themes of friendship and bravery through characters full of youthful inquisitiveness, the Book People are delighted to bring our customers Enid Blyton's complete Adventure series in this eight-book collection.

    The series follows Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann and Jack as they travel the world on their holidays. But their holidays are never what they seem and the characters soon find themselves flying headfirst into a mysterious and exciting adventure.

    With stunning new covers provided by the rising star of picture books, Rebecca Cobb, the Enid Blyton Adventure Series is a must for children aged 9 and above who are yet to discover the magic of the best-loved Famous Five and Malory Towers author.
  • NROJ 8 years +

    Roald Dahl

    8 years +
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    • £21.99
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    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 the Twits 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!

  • SPAR 7 years +

    Ali Sparkes

    7 years +
    (1)
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    Sci-fi adventures for children aged 7 and over, we know that your children will love the SWITCH series - written by Blue Peter Book of the Year Award-winning author Ali Sparkes.

    When brothers Josh and Danny have a run-in with the crazy scientist Petty Potts, they find themselves turned into spiders by his dangerous yet incredible serum... But that's only the beginning - throughout the 12 books, the boys will become geckos, alligators and beetles!

    With illustrations by Royal Mail Book Award winner Ross Collins and activities at the back of the books to add extra interactivity to the exciting stories, these books are perfect for those children who love Beast Quest, How to Train your Dragon and other exciting stories!

  • MYBS 9 years +

    TRENTON LEE STEWART

    9 years +
    (1)
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    Young Sherlock meets Harry Potter in The Mysterious Benedict Society - a thrilling series for readers aged 9+.

    When a peculiar advertisement appears in a newspaper asking children to take part in a secret mission, children everywhere are forced to sit through a series of mysterious tests. Only Reynie, Kate, Sticky and Constance pass the test - and they have three things in common. They are all honest, remarkably talented and orphans. What follows finds the group going undercover in the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened where they'll have to work as a team to save themselves and the entire world.

    Quirky and full of surprises, Trenton Lee Stewart's stories not only tell a compelling story of good versus evil but also celebrate the power of friendship and individuality!
  • BIGH 5 years +
    5 years +
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    If your children love Hiro and Baymax (and let's face it, who doesn't!), they're going to absolutely adore this collection - a story book, an activity book and a book of posters inspired by the Disney/Marvel smash-hit film Big Hero 6.

    Growing up in San Fransokyo, Hiro is a talented inventor who finds himself being accompanied by robot healthcare companion Baymax as he discovers a world of danger and hidden secrets. After Hiro forms an unlikely superhero team with other scientists, they vow to protect their beautiful city.

    Children (and more than a few grown-ups!) who enjoyed the film will be excited to relive it time and time again in the Parragon retelling, while the poster book has not only 17 manga-style posters to stick up around the home, but also a giant poster and 30 amazing stickers of the beloved characters. The activity book comes with 40 stickers and provides hours of fun in the shape of word searches, spot-the-differences, quizzes, mazes and more!

    A truly heroic collection!

  • MCPS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.99
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    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!

  • DAUD 7 years +
    7 years +
    (8)
    • £20.00
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    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.

  • CLAR 9 years +

    Enid Blyton

    9 years +
    (1)
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    Join Enid Blyton's famous twins, Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan, as they start life at St Clare's Boarding School. These entertaining stories are sure to appeal to girls aged nine and over and focus on the twins as they enjoy midnight feasts, play tricks on the teachers, make new friends and enjoy plenty of surprises along the way.

    First published in the 1940s, Enid Blyton's fabulous boarding school books in the St Clare's series are still gripping for contemporary readers and once they've read one, your child is sure to devour the whole series.
  • HSX2 11 years +

    Holly Smale

    11 years +
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    Harriet Manners is back - and she's still very much a geek in the fourth book in Holly Smale's award-winning Geek Girl series!

    Harriet has finally made it to sixth form and is determined to make sure things are going to be different from now on - but Nat is busy falling in love at college and Toby is far too interested in a top secret project to be there for her... Harriet quickly realises this is not a good thing!

    A Queen of Teen nominee and one of the most popular writers for children aged 11+ around today, this latest Geek Girl book is once again funny, true and perfect feel-good reading!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • XMMPC 9 years +
    9 years +
    (6)
    • £20.00
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    Featuring 20 of his best-loved children's classics including Kensuke's Kingdom, War Horse, Private Peaceful and Shadow, our wonderful collection of Michael Morpurgo books is essential reading for all children aged 9 and above.

    With absorbing text and page-turning storylines, Michael Morpurgo novels centre on epic tales of triumph and tragedy, kindness and cruelty and the unique bond between humans and the animal kingdom - and with our biggest Michael Morpurgo book collection to date, readers can get wrapped up in the masterful stories of this bestselling and award-winning author.

    Heart-lifting, powerful, magical and always thrilling, the books included are perfectly told stories that cleverly balance joy and heartbreak. Sometimes bittersweet, but always brilliant, our Michael Morpurgo Collection will captivate all young readers - and their parents, too!

    Slipcase not included.
  • TBV2

    Liz Pichon

    (1)
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    Tom Gates has quickly established himself as one of the most beloved characters in children's fiction. A Tiny Bit Lucky is the seventh book in Liz Pichon's bestselling series and is hilarious from the first page to the last!

    Full of doodles and illustrations, the book follows Tom as him and his friends decide to enter a battle of the bands contest... But time is running out.

    A fine addition to the Roald Dahl Funny Prize-, Waterstones Children's Book Prize- and Blue Peter Best Story Book Award-winning series.
  • KTR2 5 years +

    Vivian French

    5 years +
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    An enchanting new series from the author-illustrator partnership of Vivian French and David Melling, Dragons Can't Swim is perfect for fans of the How to Train Your Dragon series and The Moonshine Dragon by Cornelia Funke.

    Sam J. Butterbiggins' dream is to become a knight, but he has a problem - he's been packed off to his aunt and uncle's castle where he has to contend with his annoying cousin Prune and the weird creatures his aunt looks after in her Luxury Accommodation for Dragons, Griffins and other Regal Beasts!

    When Godfrey the dragon gets stuck down a well, Sam and Prune have to work together to come to the rescue. Inside the well they make an incredible discovery - a scroll giving instructions on the six quests to be completed in order to become the perfect knight! Sam's ambition seems close at hand, if only Prune would stop getting in the way...

    The first book in a brilliant series of children's books, young readers aged 5 and above will fall in love with the adventures of Sam and Prune - and this is the perfect place to start!

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

    Michael Morpurgo

    9 years +
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    A true classic from former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo, this hardback brings War Horse to life once again. The story of a brave young horse, Joey, who is forced to witness the reality of trench warfare from both sides, this chaotic and gruesome story of World War I is a favourite with children, parents and teachers alike. Also adapted into a West End show and a massive Steven Spielberg film, this is a remarkable, dramatic and moving story that sheds light on the horrors of war.

  • SAKF 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Meet the funniest cast of characters you're ever likely to meet in the stupendously hilarious, guaranteed-to-knock-your-socks-off series! Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face is full of the anarchic, fun and clever humour of best-loved authors such as Roald Dahl and David Walliams.

    Come and join intrepid heroes Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face as they set off on a highly dangerous and nail-biting, silly and mildly perilous adventure. Oh, and there might be a few dodgy badgers, porcupines and pizzas hanging about, too...

    Illustrated by Mr Gum illustrator David Tazzyman, John Dougherty's laugh-out-loud three-book collection of side-splitting stories will delight readers aged 7 and up. We do need to warn you, however, this series of children's books is likely to cause tears of laughter and aching cheeks.

    This collection contains books 1-3 in John Dougherty's Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face series.

  • JRO2 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
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    Ahoy there! Set sail with Red House favourite Jonny Duddle as he embarks on his first foray into younger fiction stories! Following on from his popular picture books, The Jolley-Rogers and the Ghostly Galleon is a great first reader which finds Jim Lad and Matilda taking on a pirate adventure!

    Laugh-out-loud funny, the book finds the duo investigating the mysterious disappearance of gold and jewellery that happens every time a big pirate ship is seen off the coast of Dull-on-Sea... Will they be able to retrieve this stolen booty before the moon fades? The ship may also be holding a spooky secret.... Terrific fun for those aged 7 and over; so jump on board and enjoy this illustrated book from one of the funniest and most talented children's authors around today.

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

    David Walliams

    9 years +
    (3)
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    A new children's novel from David Walliams is always cause for celebration - and Awful Auntie continues his winning streak!

    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.
  • MNBS 12 years +

    Anne Cassidy

    12 years +
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    The Murder Notebooks are tense and exciting thrillers for teenagers - will you dare to read them all? Taut and pacy throughout, this four-book collection is sure to keep any reader aged 12+ (and those a fair bit older!) gripped throughout. Dead Time introduces us to Rose - whose mother has disappeared - and Joshua - whose father has gone missing - and their quest to find their parents... A quest which involves deciphering the cryptic notebooks they have discovered - The Murder Notebooks!

    Butterfly Grave finds the pair journeying to Newcastle to visit Joshua's uncle. But Joshua becomes convinced they're being followed - and with their uncle's dark past, things won't be safe for long; Killing Rachel finds Rose receiving odd and distressing messages from an old school friend; while Dead and Buried finds the series reaching its dramatic finale.

    Deliciously dark and sure to appeal to fans of Sophie McKenzie and Malorie Blackman, the books in this collection are just as gripping as author Anne Cassidy's bestselling Looking for JJ.

  • DHU2 7 years +

    Jeff Kinney

    7 years +
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    Greg Heffley is back - and this time he's heading on the road with his family... Could there be anything worse? Zoo-wee-mama! The ninth book in the worldwide bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will have the whole family howling with laughter!

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, the Wimpy Kid books have not only delighted keen readers but also those who have been reluctant to discover the joys of reading and this book finds the Heffleys taking in an epic road trip.

    We think this might just be Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney's funniest book yet - your children will love it, and you'll be chuckling along too!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • ANST 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Containing three hilarious books that are ideal for children aged 9 and over, the Animal Stories Collection introduces a host fun-and-friendly animal characters that are just perfect for joining for a spot of night-time reading.

    A pig becomes an unlikely national celebrity in A Pig Called Heather; a crazy taxidermist is on the hunt for a not-so-normal feline in Jumble Cat; and in Monkey and Me, a nine-year-old boy find a hungry chimpanzee alone in an abandoned house.

    A side-splitting set of books that are equally charming, the animal stories in the Animal Stories Collection show off the funny side of our furry friends of the animal kingdom.