Children's Books

Children's Fiction

  • Pippi Longstocking & Friends Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780192746252 - Astrid Lindgren
    IPPI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £53.90
    • Save £43.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Pippi Longstocking remains one of the best-loved characters in children's literature and this 10-book collection is great for introducing young readers to even more of Astrid Lindgren's funny and feisty characters, as well as amusing them with classic Pippi escapades.

    Children will love picking their favourite in each starring role, from Karlson, the adventurous flying man, to the naughty little Lotta and mischievous Emil - both of whom make Horrid Henry look positively angelic!

    Every one of these wonderful books will have young readers laughing out loud. Extraordinary and engaging tales for children aged 7+.
  • RSPCA Animal Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781407166322
    SPCA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £41.90
    • Just 80p per book
    Perfect for animal lovers, 10-book collection from the RSPCA features heart-warming animal stories that are all based on real-life animal rescues. Suitable for fans of Holly Webb and ideal to read before moving onto the likes of Michael Morpurgo, the books will keep any animal-mad child happily entertained.

    There's the charming story of a lonely lamb; the tale of a poor puppy who gets itself stuck; and the delightfully festive A Snowy Robin Rescue - Hannah and Evan find a robin caught in a glue trap and watch as the RSPCA inspector frees him and the local centre looks after him so he is not too frightened to head back out into the wild.

    Presented in a slipcase and complete with beautiful foiled covers and stunning illustrations throughout, this gentle collection of animal stories is sure to excite and inspire young readers aged 7 and up.
  • The Spy Who Loved School Dinners Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780857637246 - Pamela Butchart
    BBYA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £17.97
    • Save £12.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    Sure to have children giggling, these award-winning books from Pamela Butchart are bright, bold and brilliant.

    Shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award, Baby Aliens Got My Teacher! finds Izzy and her friends shocked as their teacher Miss Jones actually starts being nice to them... There can only be one explanation - she's been taken over by aliens. They come across something even more terrifying when they realise their headteacher has black hair, wears a cape and has funny, wormy lips in My Headteacher is a Vampire Rat!

    Blue Peter Book Award winner The Spy Who Loves School Dinners completes the set and finds Izzy being put in charge of the new French girl, Mathilde. Could she by a spy? Full of a healthy amount of zaniness and superb illustrations from Thomas Flintham, these books will appeal to fans of Jeremy Strong and Jim Smith's Barry Loser series.
  • FWIN 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.99
    • Save £8.00
    Winnie-the-Pooh is a favourite with children all over the world, but did you know that he was based on a real bear that was also named Winnie?

    This gorgeous picture book takes readers back to 1914 when Harry Colebourne, a vet on his way to tend horses during the War, rescued a baby bear and promptly named her Winnie. During her incredible life, Winnie went from the fields of Canada to an army base in England and finally to London Zoo, where she first met a young boy named Christopher Robin...

    Written by Harry Colebourne's real-life great-granddaughter Lindsay Mattick and beautifully illustrated by Sophie Blackall, this is a moving and inspiring story about the bear that inspired one of fiction's most beloved characters.
  • LWAW 5 years +
    C. S. Lewis
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.00
    Generations of children have fallen in love with C.S. Lewis's beloved classic The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Presented in a format that will welcome younger children to the Chronicles of Narnia books, this beautiful hardback has become a classic in its own right.

    Siblings Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in eternal winter and enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great change... and a great sacrifice.

    Complete with period-style illustrations from the talented Christian Birmingham and a carefully written abridged text, this young children's edition of an unforgettable story will be cherished by readers for years and years to come.
  • Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9780141349985 - Roald Dahl
    NROJ 7 years +
    Roald Dahl
    7 years +
    • £21.99
    • RRP £98.85
    • Save £76.86
    • Just £1.47 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!
  • David Walliams CD Collection - 14 CDs - Collection - 9780007938797 - David Walliams
    DWCD 9 years +
    David Walliams
    9 years +
    • £14.99
    • RRP £40.00
    • Save £25.01
    • Just £1.07 per book
    David Walliams has now established himself as one of the nation's top children's authors and this CD collection finds him adding a whole new dimension to five of his anarchic but heart-warming bestsellers.

    Reading through the likes of Gangsta Granny, Ratburger and Mr. Stink with trademark zeal, David will keep the whole family entertained on any long journeys as he voices his much-loved characters and tells his enchanting stories, with a tiny bit of help from Little Britain cohort Matt Lucas.

    David Walliams has been given the much sought-after title of 'the new Roald Dahl', and this audiobook collection will further enhance this honour. Presented in a sturdy and stylish gift box, this is a must-have collection for any fan of David Walliams books!

    Please note that this collection contains five laugh-out-loud stories spread across 14 CDs.

    Please note the information in catalogue 321 was incorrect. This collection contains 14 CDs.

    Titles in this collection (5)

    The Boy in the Dress, Mr Stink, Ratburger, Gangsta Granny, Billionaire Boy
  • Paddington Audio Collection - 10 CDs - Collection - 9780007584314 - Michael Bond
    PACB 7 years +
    Michael Bond
    7 years +
    • £14.99
    • RRP £40.00
    • Save £25.01
    • Just £1.50 per book
    Michael Bond's Paddington Bear books have delighted children and their parents for over 50 years. In this wonderful Paddington audiobook collection, read aloud by none other than Stephen Fry and Jim Broadbent, Paddington gets into all kinds of hilarious trouble - with the best of intentions, of course.

    Featuring the classics A Bear Called Paddington and More About Paddington alongside newer stories Paddington Here and Now and Paddington Races Ahead, the collection will delight young children as they join Paddington on his extraordinary misadventures.

    Presented in a sturdy keepsake box to keep the included 11 CDs safe in the car and on the bookshelf at home (and anywhere else they can be enjoyed!), this collection of Paddington Bear audiobooks will keep children entertained for hours and hours.
  • GLN2 11 years +
    Zoe Sugg (Zoella)
    11 years +
    • £6.49
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £6.50
    YouTube sensation Zoella's debut book, Girl Online, was the fastest-selling debut book of all time and we doubt that there are many teen readers out there who didn't pick themselves up a copy. In its high highly anticipated follow-up, Girl Online: On Tour, Penny heads off to Europe on tour with Noah...

    Between Noah's jam-packed schedule, less-than-welcoming bandmates and threatening messages from Noah's jealous fans, Penny wonders whether she's really cut out for life on tour. She can't help but miss her family, her best friend Elliot... and her blog, Girl Online. Can Penny turn it around?

    Tackling many issues modern teens have to deal with today, such as cyber-bullying, self-esteem and anxiety, Girl Online: On Tour by Zoe Sugg is a satisfying and well-written coming-of-age story.
  • AIWM 5 years +
    Lewis Carroll
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £7.00
    Children will want to make a very important date with this mini edition of Lewis Carroll?s classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass.

    One of the most famous stories of all time, the text is fully unabridged while the characters and scenes have been reimagine in 25 beautiful, full-colour illustrations by Martina Peluso.
  • OLS2 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
    • £6.49
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £6.50
    Can you believe that Greg Heffley and his family have been entertaining children all over the world for 10 years now? The tenth book in the bestselling series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School finds Greg's town voluntarily going electronics-free - and you can imagine how well this has gone down!

    Full of Jeff Kinney's trademark zeal and comic strip illustrations, Greg is missing modern life and its conveniences. As tensions mount both in and outside the Heffley household, Greg has to find a way to survive or decide if he is cut out for going 'old school'...

    A hilarious page-turner that adults will be chuckling at almost as much as the children.
  • GPGE 9 years +
    David Walliams
    9 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £5.00
    David Walliams' novels have had such a huge impact on children's fiction that now many people see the actor, comedian and fundraiser as an author first. Full of heart and humour, his stories look at issues that affect all children and have devilishly Dahl-style anarchy running through them.

    Following the success of Demon Dentist, Mr. Stink and The Boy in the Dress, we're delighted to be offering you his latest bestseller, Grandpa's Great Escape. Jack's Grandpa may wear his slippers to the supermarket and constantly forget Jack's name but he can still take to the skies and save the day.

    With spitfire journeys over London and great escapes through the city, this is an exciting adventure about the bond between grandparent and grandchild. It's also full of Walliams' long-time collaborator Tony Ross' distinctive illustrations.
  • EITS 9 years +
    Michael Morpurgo, M. B. E.
    9 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.99
    War Horse author and former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo unveils his latest bestseller with An Eagle in the Snow. Full of the poignancy and heartbreaking themes that have served him so well, it's a book his fans will eagerly devour.

    The book is the extraordinary tale of Bobby Byron, the most decorated soldier of the First World War. A moral thriller, it transports the reader back to 1940 when Barney and his mother are travelling to the country by train after their house has been destroyed.

    When their train shelters in a tunnel from attacking German planes, a stranger starts to tell them a story about Bobby - and reveals that he had the chance to end the Second World War before it began...
  • Alex Rider Complete Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406364835 - Anthony Horowitz
    ARCC 9 years +
    Anthony Horowitz
    9 years +
    • £12.99
    • RRP £79.90
    • Save £66.91
    • Just £1.30 per book
    Cool, contemporary and brave, bestselling author Anthony Horowitz created a phenomenal character in Alex Rider - and now you can own the entire collection of his exciting adventures.

    Action-packed from the first book to the last, the teenager is recruited to help on a MI6 mission after his uncle is killed in a car crash. Having looked after him since he was a baby, Alex is devastated by this tragedy but in the aftermath of his death, Alex discovers his uncle was actually a spy...

    Told at breakneck pace and with tons of suspense, this series is irresistible.

    This collection contains books 1-10 in Anthony Horowitz's Alex Rider series.
  • Beatrix Potter Audio Books - 23 CDs in a Tin - Collection - 9780723259879 - Beatrix Potter
    BPQ Toddlers
    Beatrix Potter
    • £20.00
    • RRP £91.77
    • Save £71.77
    • Just 87p per book
    Read by some of the country's leading actors, every one of Beatrix Potter's stories and rhymes is featured in this delightful CD selection.

    Beautifully packaged in a handy zipped tin, the 23 CDs are ideal for bedtime, playtime or for soothing listening on car journeys.

    Parents and children alike will love these enchanting recordings as they reacquaint themselves with the classic tales of Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle and all the other timeless characters that have delighted children for over 100 years. Running time 7 hours
  • JKRT 3 years +
    Judith Kerr
    3 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £19.99
    • Save £13.00
    This beautiful treasury contains five of classic author Judith Kerr's most famous and enduring stories.

    Gorgeous, warming plots and stunning hand-drawn illustrations run throughout every story, making them just perfect for bedtime. The book is also presented in hardback, making it the perfect addition to any child aged 3+'s bookshelf.

    In the treasury you'll find the story of Willy, a young boy who heads to a wedding; a goose who sees their reflection and just wants to make friends; a magical night for the zoos animals; a very forgetful cat called Mog; and, of course, The Tiger Who Came to Tea.
  • Thomas Classic 70th Anniversary Collection - 26 Books - Collection - 9780603571626
    TCLA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £30.00
    • RRP £207.74
    • Save £177.74
    • Just £1.15 per book
    Ever since 1945, Thomas the Tank Engine and friends have been delighting and entertaining children with their incredible adventures. This 26-book collection brings together The Rev W. Awdry's classic, original stories in one big, beautiful box.

    A beautiful keepsake for children to proudly display on their bookshelves, the colourful books are all presented in hardback and will introduce readers aged 3+ to the likes of Thomas, Gordon, Henry, James and Edward.

    Timeless tales that will be enjoyed as much by parents and grandparents as they will the children they're being read to, this is an amazing gift to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Railway series.

    Individual book dimensions: 102 x 139mm
  • School for Stars Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781510101203 - Holly Willoughby
    SCSR 9 years +
    Holly Willoughby
    9 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £25.95
    • Save £18.96
    • Just £1.40 per book
    Feel-good books from TV presenter Holly Willoughby and her equally talented sister Kelly, the School for Stars series celebrates friendship in style.

    Twins Maria and Molly Fitzfoster meet Pippa Burrows on their first day at L'Etoile, School for Stars, and soon form an unshakeable bond as they dream of achieving super-stardom together. But Lucifette Marciano will do anything to stop them... There are also plenty of Famous Five-style mysteries to solve as the trio try to work their way through school!

    With plenty of sparkle (including on the gorgeous covers!), this is a brilliant series about the joys of the bond between friends for young readers aged 9 and over.
    This collection contains books 1-5 in Kelly and Holly Willoughby's School for Stars series.

  • World of Norm Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781408341261
    WOFN 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £20.97
    • Save £16.97
    • Just £1.33 per book
    We all know what it's like to have 'one of those days', but unfortunately Norm seems to have them on all too regular a basis...

    Witty, insightful and full of familiar situations, these three books follow Norm as he works his way through his oh-so-unfair life. From moving house to having to contend with his dad's rhinoceros-style snoring; and embarrassing photos being shared on social media to a brother who desperately needs some deodorant; Norm has to contend with so much...

    With a similar zest, appeal and sense of humour to the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series and with fans including Eddie Izzard and Harry Hill, you'll love getting to know Norm as he heads from one misadventure to another!

    An award-winning series from Jonathan Meres, we can't get enough of The World of Norm and know any children you know aged 9+ will find the three books featured here laugh-out-loud funny, too.

    This collection includes books 1-3 in Jonathan Meres' The World of Norm series.
  • CFM2 5 years +
    Michael Morpurgo, M. B. E.
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
    • Save £3.00
    Young readers love reading the works of Michael Morpurgo and this illustrated edition of The Castle in the Field will be no exception. In this story for children aged 5 plus, the former Children's Laureate and War Horse author tells the story of Chris, Lisa and Tom and their secret hide-out.

    The trio spend their days in this special place in the Castle, an old WWII pill-box. But the Castle is on the miserly Old Rafferty's land - and he hates kids. Soon Chris, Lisa and Tom are in trouble when they're locked in...

    Especially designed for those who struggle with reading (including dyslexic children), this is a very exciting story that will work as a wonderful introduction to Michael Morpurgo.
  • SUG2 5 years +
    Michael Morpurgo, M. B. E.
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
    • Save £3.00
    Part of the Little Gems series of Michael Morpurgo books, Snug tells the poignant story of Lisa and her beloved cat.

    Everywhere Lisa goes, her cat Snug follows. But as he grows older, he spends more time away from home and one night he comes home all beaten up - and then he disappears.

    Especially designed for those who struggle with reading (including dyslexic children), this is an illustrated story about animals and friendship from the former Children's Laureate and author of War Horse and Private Peaceful.
  • Holly Webb Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780857635778 - Holly Webb
    HLWB 9 years +
    Holly Webb
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.96
    • Save £18.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
    Full of heart, humour and environmental spirit that young readers can really connect with, our brand new set of Holly Webb books have at their heart fabulous tales of friendship.

    A pop star must try and protect her identity while trying to open the eyes of the world to fair-trade products in Maya's Secret; two friends come up with an ingenious (and muddy!) plan to clean up the local waterway in Izzy's River; and a young girl must find a way to protect her animal friends at the rescue centre from becoming homeless when its future is under threat in Emily's Dream.

    A bestselling author known for her clear writing, lovely characters and stories full of can-do attitude, we highly recommend this set of wonderful Holly Webb books for readers aged 9 and above.
  • Steve Cole Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781471145476
    STVC 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £20.97
    • Save £15.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    This three-book collection from Astrosaurs and Cows-in-Action author Steve Cole will have young readers laughing out loud at the zany antics all the crazy characters get up to...

    Things get monstery in Stop These Monsters, a book that finds human boy Bob stuck in a land of monsters... Will the three friendly critters he finds be able to help him home? One thing is for sure, the four friends will end up going on a crazy, death-defying quest.

    All-round ordinary guy Stew is hassled by a talking pig and meets the real-life wizard Merlin (who's secretly the world's first comic book artist) within minutes of moving into a new house in Magic Ink. Can he draw the superheroes needed to save the day?

    Tim Gooseheart can't stand up to the school bully, but now it's up to him and his fish Herbert are tasked with saving the world in Aliens Stink. All illustrated by Jim Field, these books are so much fun for readers aged 8+!
  • QBCC 9 years +
    Charles Dickens
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.00
    Charles Dickens is one of the world's greatest storytellers and here he is joined by the world's greatest children's illustrator to present his much-loved festive classic, A Christmas Carol.

    We all know and love the story... Ebenezer Scrooge is a cold-hearted old man who doesn't believe in charity or good humour - and he absolutely despises Christmas. But everything changes one Christmas Eve when he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future...

    Brought to life with black-and-white and colour illustrations from the former Children's Laureate, Quentin Blake's A Christmas Carol brilliantly captures the spirit of the festive season and will make for a perfect keepsake gift this year for children aged 9 and over.