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    OXCC 10 years +
    10 years +
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    These are the novels we believe all children should grow up with - from Louisa May Alcott's tale of four sisters in Little Women to the swashbuckling adventure of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, this 10-book slipcased collection is full of classics.

    Head off down the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy to meet The Wonderful Wizard of Oz; disappear down the rabbit hole with Alice in the double bill of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass; learn about the animals of the jungle with man-cub Mowgli in The Jungle Book and unlock the magic within Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden.

    A perfect introduction to classic novels loved throughout the world - all unabridged and adorned with contemporary jackets that are sure to appeal to a new generation of readers - the books here include extra material such as recommendations for other books, films and plays that the readers may also enjoy.

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    PTON 7 years +

    Paddington Fiction Collection - 13 Books (Collection)

    Michael Bond

    7 years +
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    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!

    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.

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    DSHA 10 years +
    10 years +
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    Vampires: check! Frightening human-animal hybrids: check! Atmospheric terror and gripping action: you bet! A worldwide bestseller, The Saga of Darren Shan introduces spider-loving Darren as his attempt to steal an enormous tarantula from a banned freak show forces him into becoming the assistant of a vampire - Mr Crepsley.

    Featuring the saga's four complete trilogies - Vampire Blood, Vampire Rites, Vampire War and Vampire Destiny - readers can join Darren as he finds himself turned into a half-vampire, and embarks on adventures that force him into the dark underworld of the undead, all of which are are sure to keep readers hungry for more...

    Fast-paced, compelling and hilarious - with satisfyingly macabre touches -, The Saga of Darren Shan is a series of children's books that kids aged 9 and above will really love getting their teeth into!

    This collection contains books 1-12 in the Darren Shan saga.

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    NMBR 13 years +

    Numbers Trilogy Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Rachel Ward

    13 years +
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    Fans of The Hunger Games and Michael Grant's Gone series will immerse themselves into Rachel Ward's Numbers trilogy. They follow the story of Jem, a girl with a very unique gift - she can see numbers in people's eyes and those numbers represent the date that person will die.

    Stunning psychological thrillers for teenagers, these books explore the themes of death and the redemptive power of love against the intense backdrop of terrorism and the extra sensory. Each novel is fast-paced, gripping and full of surprises throughout.

    Please note these books contain themes and language that may be deemed unsuitable for some children.
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    LRED 6 years +
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    With the original stories from the likes of Chris Riddell, Pamela Duncan Edwards and the author-and-illustrator dream team of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, this 20-book collection (presented in a popper bag) is full of tales children will want to return to again and again.

    Room on the Broom, The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child are all featured in the collection alongside the excellent Dinosaur Sleepover, Marcello Mouse and the Masked Ball and Monsters: An Owner's Guide. Timeless tales that remain just as fresh and exciting after many re-readings, these are the kind of stories children will already be familiar with and they're sure to enjoy reading them over and over again as they begin to read independently.

    The Let's Read series of books have seen the original stories redesigned so that they fit into a smaller early reader format - the natural next step on from picture books. Created with expert advice from a literary consultant, these books will help young readers gain confidence as they begin to tackle some of the words on their own - with a little help from Mummy or Daddy. A brilliant collection to inspire a lifelong love of reading!

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    NCSP 7 years +
    7 years +
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    A wonderful introduction for readers aged 7 and above to a bright, plucky and resourceful new character, the Book People's four-book No.1 Car Spotter Collection will undoubtedly prove to be a firm favourite for any young reader.

    Oluwalase Babatunde Benson (known as No.1) is the best car spotter in the village - maybe even the world. But spotting cars isn't the only string in his bow - he's also good at solving all sorts of problems for the people of his village, including: devising the Toyota Cow-rolla in The No.1 Car Spotter; saving the goats from a great-spotted leopard in The No.1 Car Spotter and the Firebird; solving a string of car thefts in The No.1 Car Spotter and the Car Thieves; and fulfilling his dream of learning in The No.1 Car Spotter Goes to School.

    A warm, highly original series of stories starring an irresistible new hero, Atinuke's No.1 Car Spotter Collection is sure to provide hours upon hours of entertainment for confident readers.

    This collection contains books 1-4 in Atinuke's No.1 Car Spotter Collection.

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    SKUL 9 years +
    9 years +
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    If you have a young reader aged 9 or above at home and they haven't been introduced to Skulduggery Pleasant, now is the time! Featuring the first three books from the best-loved and bestselling series, meet Skulduggery: a wise-cracking detective, magician and master burglar (who steals in the name of good, of course). Oh, yes... and he's dead!

    Stephanie's uncle is a horror fiction writer. But when he dies and leaves her his estate, she discovers that while he may have been a horror writer, what he was writing was far from fiction. Finding herself pursued by evil forces intent on finding a mysterious key, Stephanie finds help in the unlikely form of a skeleton wizard. And with this pair on the case, evil won't know what's hit it.

    Praised by readers and critics alike, the Skulduggery Pleasant books are perfectly pitched for younger readers and offer thrill-a-minute adventure, gripping dialogue and laugh-out-loud humour - all at rollercoaster pace. Young readers will love them!

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Derek Landy's Skulduggery Pleasant series.

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    RMGC 5 years +

    Rainbow Magic Collection - 21 Books (Collection)

    Daisy Meadows

    5 years +
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    Prepare to meet the Fashion Fairies, the Sweet Fairies and the Baby Animal Rescue Fairies in our latest 21-book Rainbow Magic Collection. Perfect for those children who want to start reading independently and even reluctant readers, the stories are sure to delight any fairy fan!

    From Miranda the Beauty Fairy to Lottie the Lollipop Fairy and Mae the Panda Fairy, the books find the fairies trying to foil the naughty Jack Frost's dastardly plans. With appealing text and fun stories, Rainbow Magic will quickly become a favourite with readers aged 5 and over.

    The Book People's Rainbow Magic Collections have always proven very popular with our customers and this collection might just be the best yet!

    This collection includes books 120 - 140 in the Rainbow Magic series - The Fashion Fairies, The Sweet Fairies and The Baby Animal Rescue Fairies.
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    PDBG 3 years +

    Paddington Bag Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Michael Bond

    3 years +
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    Surely the most famous marmalade-loving bear on the planet, Paddington is one of our most loved children's characters and this 10-picture book collection brings together some of author Michael Bond's most famous tales that follow Paddington on his adventures.

    Coming in a handy carry bag (complete with Paddington gift tag!), all the books feature R.W. Alley's iconic illustrations and will have you and your child laughing together as Paddington Bear gets into all sorts of trouble - the ordinary really does become extraordinary when Paddington is about! From his arrival at Paddington Station to visits to the Tower and Palace and even a meeting with Father Christmas, every book is a classic!

    Described as a 'British institution' by Stephen Fry, Paddington is set to get even bigger with the release of his first feature film... where the Peruvian bear will be voiced by Ben Whishaw and accompanied by an all-star supporting cast including Nicole Kidman, Julie Walters and Peter Capaldi. With ten hilarious picture books just perfect for sharing, this is a great bag of books for both new and old Paddington Bear fans!

    Please note that the size and dimensions of the books in this collection vary - five books are 245 x 190mm and five are 265 x 260mm.

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    XIMPY 7 years +

    Wimpy Kid Collection - 7 Books (Collection)

    Jeff Kinney

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    Greg Heffley is just your average American schoolboy, but he seems to have a habit of getting into the most awkward situations - and his highly dysfunctional family do not help matters! Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series has proven very popular and managed to entice many reluctant readers since the release of the first book in 2007, winning a host of awards along the way too. This collection includes six of the cartoon-format novels and a Do-It-Yourself Book so children can write in their very own Wimpy Kid journal. Laugh-out-loud funny, these books will appeal to all children aged 7+.

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    MRUN 12 years +

    Maze Runner Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    James Dashner

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    All Thomas can remember is his name. When the lift cranks open, he finds he's not alone and has landed up at the Glade - an encampment at the centre of a terrible maze. Surrounding him is an army of boys known as the Gladers...

    When a girl arrives with a message, the Gladers must do all they can to find a way out - or risk dying! Fast-paced, full of thrills and gripping throughout, this collection includes the entire Maze Runner series in full, with sequels The Scorch Trials and The Death Cure equally compelling.

    Lord of the Flies meets the Hunger Games in James Dashner's bestselling young adult novels and with the film adaptation, starring Dylan O'Brien, Will Poulter and Kaya Scodelario proving a huge success, now is the perfect time to explore these edge-of-the-seat stories.

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    LCYA 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Throughout these four books there are deadly encounters around every corner - will your child manage to get out alive?

    Choose-your-own-adventure stories for children aged 7 and over, each of these action-packed books also feature a number of fascinating facts for them to pore over. Will they be able to escape the Desert of Dread and avoid poisonous stings and terrifying storms? How about the dangers of the Amazon Rainforest, where jaguars lurk and dehydration can take hold?

    They'll also have to tackle the Mountain of Death and battle the horrifying creatures in the Sea of Despair. Expertly written by Tracey Turner, the Lost collection is a brilliantly interactive way to get children (even reluctant readers!) reading and learning...

    Live or die, YOU decide.

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    WWTF 5 years +

    Winnie the Witch Fiction Collection - 16 Books (Collection)

    Laura Owen and Korky Paul

    5 years +
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    Winnie the Witch has always been a big favourite with Book People customers and this bewitching selection of young fiction books and short stories, presented in a stylish slipcase, will enchant any fan of Winnie and her long-suffering cat Wilbur!

    Perfect paperback books for those who have grown up with Winnie and are now looking to move onto longer stories starring a familiar character, throughout the books Winnie gets into all kinds of hilarious situations as she tries to cast her spells - from trouble in ancient Egypt to living in a sandcastle and shearing sheep to taking to the stage - Winnie does it all!

    With 16 books to choose from, let Winnie become the perfect partner for your child's bedtime reading - this is a simply magical collection from Laura Owen with every book featuring Korky Paul's iconic illustrations!

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    SCWT 12 years +

    Scott Westerfeld Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    Scott Westerfeld

    12 years +
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    The world has been divided into those who are Pretty and those who are Ugly. Tally can't wait to turn 16 so she can become Pretty - but her new friend Shay would rather risk life on the outside... They soon discover the Pretty world is not so pretty after all.

    When Shay runs away, Tally is given the chance to make a difficult choice - find her friend and turn her in or never turn Pretty at all. The choice Tally makes changes her world forever - and the other three books in the series also confirm that being Pretty is not all it's cracked up to be...

    Bitingly satirical, Scott Westerfeld's sinister yet thrilling quartet of young adult books - Uglies, Pretties, Specials and Extras - are full of shocks, surprises and frightening questions about modern popular culture and the world we live in today...

    This collection contains books 1-4 in Scott Westerfeld's Uglies series.

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    EMAY 7 years +

    Ellie May Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Marianne Levy

    7 years +
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    Throughout these three laugh-out-loud books your young reader will get to meet Ellie May - an incredibly famous film star who will appeal to fans of Wimpy Kid, Mr Gum and Clarice Bean!

    Written with a zest and universal appeal by the talented author Marianne Levy, the books find Ellie heading off to a nature reserve, sharing the spotlight with a beautiful model friend and even showing just how good she is at keeping secrets...

    Suitable as an introduction to chapter books for readers aged 7 and over, the books also feature funny illustrations from Ali Pye and are great for reluctant readers too!

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    SPELL 7 years +

    Spell Sisters Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

    Amber Castle

    7 years +
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    Prepare to meet the Spell Sisters - the stars of an exciting new series that follows a Young Guinevere of Camelot as she attempts to save the magical island of Avalon from the forces of evil!

    Ideal for those readers of Rainbow Magic who also love adventure stories, the eight books follow Guinevere (Gwen), her friend Flora and special horse Moonlight as they go about saving the eight imprisoned Spell Sisters of Avalon.

    Throughout the books Gwen must battle wolves to find Isabella the Butterfly Sister, regain control of the birds and restore the magic of fire to the enchanted forest! Full of the excitement and magic of Arthurian times, these books are just great for any newly independent reader.

    This collection contains books 1-8 in Amber Castle's Spell Sisters series.

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    MRKZ 12 years +

    Markus Zusak Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Markus Zusak

    12 years +
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    Markus Zusak, the author of The Book Thief, is a phenomenally talented author who knows how to make readers laugh and cry in equal measure. This three-book collection brings together his Underdogs trilogy.

    Cameron and Ruben Wolfe are brothers who spend most of their time throwing one-handed boxing matches (they only have one pair of gloves between them) and plotting to rob local dentists, but underneath his bravado exterior, Cameron just wants to meet a girl - but would anyone take him?

    The brothers have always fought for each other, but in Fighting Ruben Wolfe they face their toughest challenge yet. Getting the Girl finds Cam falling for Rube's new girlfriend Octavia... Will this attraction destroy the pair's brotherly bond?

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    MRLM 3 years +
    3 years +
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    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!

    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!

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    JUDB 7 years +

    Judy Blume Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Judy Blume

    7 years +
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    In worldwide-bestselling author Judy Blume's laugh-out-loud series for younger readers, Peter thinks he has the world's biggest problem - a naughty little brother called Fudge...

    Freshly illustrated by Kate Greenaway Medal-winning Emily Gravett, the Fudge books are very funny and perfect for bridging the gap between picture books and longer chapter stories. Throughout the books, Fudge's long-suffering brother has to put up with Fudge trying to sell their baby sister, Fudge's excitement about going on holiday and his attempts to steal Andrew's new turtle, Dribble!

    As well as the complete five-book Fudge series, this collection also contains another book from Judy Blume - Freckle Juice! Andrew dreams of having freckles like Nicky Lane... If he did, his mother would never notice when his neck was dirty and he'd never have to wash, meaning he'd never be late for school again!

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    LHOP 8 years +

    Little House on the Prairie Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Laura Ingalls Wilder

    8 years +
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    With fresh new covers from award-winning illustrator Jonathan Burton, this three-book set will introduce a whole new generation to the delights of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie.

    Timeless tales that have continued to grow in popularity ever since the 1970s TV adaptation, the Little House on the Prairie books were actually based on Wilder's real-life childhood adventures.

    Starting with the Ingalls family building their house in Wisconsin and setting up home amongst some wild bears and Indians, the books describe how the different groups learned to live together and even looks at what happened after the family left the prairie and Mary and Laura started school...

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    MMPB 9 years +

    Michael Morpurgo Collins Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Michael Morpurgo

    9 years +
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    A master storyteller who will quickly become a favourite, any child who is starting to develop a passion for reading will enjoy the 10 books in this Michael Morpurgo collection. A real favourite with Book People customers, the books here are amongst his finest work.

    Among the stories from the former Children's Laureate and War Horse author included in this set are A Medal for Leroy, a story inspired by the trues story of Walter Tull, the first black officer in the British Army; Born to Run, the bittersweet tale of a champion greyhound who journeys through life under a variety of owners; and the bestseller Private Peaceful, which follows 24 hours of one young soldier's life on the trenches during World War I.

    With poignant tales of war, animals and triumphs against the odds, the stories are sure to get a child hooked on reading.

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    YSHR 11 years +

    Young Sherlock Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Andrew Lane

    11 years +
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    One of the most famous characters in popular fiction, Andrew Lane's Young Sherlock series has done an outstanding job of showing younger readers aged 11 and above just how Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes became such a great detective, and our six-book Young Sherlock Collection chronicles his unbelievable early adventures.

    Meeting the best-loved hero when he is just 14 years old, in Death Cloud Sherlock is sent away to live with his eccentric uncle and aunt in a vast house in Hampshire which leads him to uncover his first murder, a kidnap, corruption and his first sinister foe... Red Leech see Sherlock's American tutor wrapped up in a trans-Atlantic murder case; in Black Ice, Sherlock must come to the aid of his brother Mycroft; Fire Storm forces the young detective to look for clues surrounding his friend's disappearance; he is kidnapped and wanted dead in Snake Bite; and in Knife Edge, Sherlock must use his powers of deduction to unravel his most peculiar and perplexing case yet...

    Pacy, brilliantly plotted and in-keeping with the classic stories of Sir Author Conan Doyle, our six-book Young Sherlock Collection is the ideal set of books for introducing the world's most famous detective to children aged 11 and above.

    Please note, this collection contains books 1-6 in Andrew Lane's Young Sherlock series.
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    MMPA 9 years +

    Michael Morpurgo Egmont Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Michael Morpurgo

    9 years +
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    Best known for being the author of the award-winning War Horse, which spawned a hit Steven Spielberg film, a popular West End play and is also included in this 10-book collection, we love Michael Morpurgo at the Book People and know your child will too.

    Tales of bravery, endeavour and courage - from both humans and animals - abound throughout all these delightful stories. From the story of a boy who attends to an injured German bomber during the War in Friend or Foe to the young boy who was washed overboard while sailing the world with his family in Kensuke's Kingdom, this is an incredible collection for eager young readers.

    Another must-read novel in the collection is Mr Nobody's Eyes, a heartbreaking story about a boy whose life is becoming unbearable, but when he has a chance encounter with a chimp, he runs away from his troubles... Poignant, compelling and immensely satisfying, this is a must-have for children aged 9 and over.

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    RSPC 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This 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 entertained.

    There's the charming story of a hungry and lost hedgehog; the tale of a badger who may be injured before getting stuck under a parked car 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.