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DAUD 7 years +
Roald Dahl Audio Collection in Tin (collection)
Ten of Roald Dahl's most-loved stories are read by a host of famous names in this swishwifflingly scrumdiddlyumptious 29-CD audibook 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 while comedians Chris O'Dowd, Peter Serafinowicz and Richard Ayoade also add their animated vocal talents to characters like 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.
- RRP £123.90
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SONB 4 years +
Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books (collection)
Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are specially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read. From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones. Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in junior school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
- RRP £128.82
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IMPY 7 years +
Wimpy Kid Collection - 7 Books (collection)
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 boys and girls aged 7+.
- RRP £48.93
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SPAC 7 years +
Space Pirates set - 4 Books (collection)
Climb aboard the Jolly Apollo and set sail on some splendid, swashbuckling space adventures with Sam and a cast of outrageous, out-of-this-world characters in the Space Pirates set.
- RRP £23.96
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Cleverly combining two choice children's themes: pirates and space, this funny and exciting collection is sure to be a firm favourite with readers aged 7 and over. This fast-paced and fun paperback series, packed with disgusting alien gloop and excellent illustrations from Benji Davies, is a barrel of fun and sure to have your young ones cracking up from the start to finish.
MHPC 5 years +
Monster Hospital Set - 3 Books (collection)
There will be laughs galore in this gruesome three-book collection of Monster Hospital tales from Gillian Johnson. The Big Fat Smelly Ogre finds an ogre hospitalised with a nasty tummy ache after eating two children for breakfast, while The Disastrous Little Dragon focuses on a dragon suffering from a terrible case of smoke inhalation, meaning he's unable to breathe fire. The Yucky Yodelling Yeti covers a Yeti who is upset and has an earache. Can Sylvie, Dylan, Carolyn and Tom help these monsters feel better?
- RRP £14.97
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XNROJ 8 years +
New Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books (collection)
Slipcase not included.
- RRP £98.85
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With striking new jackets and Quentin Blake's timeless illustrations, this 15-book collection brings together all of Roald Dahl's classic children's novels. Stories that have shocked, excited, entertained and delighted generations of children, this great value collection includes the likes of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and Fantastic Mr Fox. The iconic characters, hilarious settings and unforgettable storylines make this an essential addition to your child's bookshelf.
Please note that all the books in this collection were available previously under Product Codes ROJ and XROJ, but with different artwork and jackets.
DSTO 7 years +
Dickens Stories (collection)
Classic tales from one of the world's greatest-ever authors are retold in a new accessible format for young readers aged 7+. Packed full of fun, colourful illustrations, Marcia Williams' set of retellings are sure to delight a new generation of readers who have previously not been introduced to the wondrous world of Dickens.
- RRP £19.96
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Meet Oliver and his band of merry thieves in Oliver Twist; come of age with Pip in Great Expectations; travel to Christmas past, present and future with Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol; and explore the extraordinary life of one of fiction's greatest characters, David Copperfield. Retaining the unique flavour of the original publications, these splendidly accessible adaptations are lively, educational and fun!
Bob and Barry's Lunar Adventures Set (collection)
A familiar character from his starring role in the bestselling picture books, children ready to make the step up to first readers will love these stories starring Bob, the Man on the Moon. Throughout the books, Bob and his trusted pet dog Barry find themselves in perilous and strange situations... As well as facing up to heartless robots and trying to rectify a clone problem, Bob also finds himself having to organise a royal birthday party and solve the mystery of the moon disappearing. With author Simon Bartram's wacky sense of humour perfectly complementing his eye-catching black-and-white illustrations, these out-of-this-world books are immensely appealing.
- RRP £19.96
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GAME 11 years +
The Hunger Games Collection - 3 Books (collection)
Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games trilogy transports readers to a dystopian future, run by the evil President Snow, where children are forced to take part in a deadly game to win favour for themselves and their village.
- RRP £23.97
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When Katniss Everdeen becomes a contestant, she is convinced she won't return, but as she enters the life-or-death world of the televised game, she finds she's stronger than she thought... Will the odds be ever in her favour? She'll need the help of fellow contestant Peeta Mellark, previous winner Haymitch Abernathy and other rebels to help overthrow the sinister government.
Totally unputdownable, this series is a must for any bookshelf and is sure to generate discussion around the world we live in today. The films starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Woody Harrelson, have gained the trilogy a legion of dedicated fans and with the release of Mockingjay - Part 1 due later this year, it is the perfect time to immerse yourself in these life-or-death adventures.
The Michael Morpurgo Collection - 5 books (collection)
Slipcase not included.
- RRP £34.95
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This introductory collection brings together five unique and wonderful stories from War Horse and Private Peaceful author Michael Morpurgo. Each story has been illustrated by a contemporary illustrator and will provide inspirational, emotional and heart-warming reading for children aged 8 and over. Among the books are Homecoming, illustrated by Peter Bailey, which is a tender, lyrical tale inspired by the author's childhood in an idyllic English village, with environmental themes, and This Morning I Met A Whale (illustrated by Christian Birmingham), a fictional account of the day a whale swam up the Thames, where the whale makes an environmental plea to the boy who first sees him.
ZAKZ 5 years +
Zak Zoo Pack - 8 Books (collection)
Go wild with Zak Zoo and his amazing family of animals! Sure to tickle the fancies of all first-time readers (and adults alike), join Zak as he causes some playful chaos with his cheeky colourful companions at school, at the post office and the seaside; and encounters an unusual yak, a baffled burglar and a TV crew in this set of eight terrific stories.
- RRP £39.92
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With hilarious illustrations and well-spaced text to aid the early or more-reluctant reader, Zak Zoo is a brilliant beginner reading companion and perfectly balanced for amusing young readers whilst developing their confidence in reading.
ESME 7 years +
Amazing Esme Pack - 3 Books (collection)
In this fantastic debut series from Tamara Macfarlane you are introduced to a dazzling circus acrobat, Esme Miranda-Maclinkey, and her sidekick, Donk - the trusty and lovable, yet less dazzling donkey.
- RRP £14.97
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Join these unforgettable characters in some lively, intelligent tales, perfect for readers aged 5-8 or lovers of Pippi Longstocking, as she saves hundreds of baby penguins from a castle, rescues captive animals from the evil pirate circus and charms the crowds after an accident threatens to jeopardise her own Sweetshop Circus' future.
Hugely enjoyable and charmingly written, Amazing Esme is sure to be a hit with children who have a sense of adventure.
POPR 5 years +
Princess Poppy First Readers Collection - 10 Books (collection)
Picture book star Princess Poppy has enchanted a generation of children aged 3+ and now she's got her own collection of Colour First Readers - specially designed for those aged 5 and over!
- RRP £39.90
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Ideal for those who are beginning to try 'full-length' books for the first time, the fun and magical stories have been written to support the development of vocabulary, sentence and story creation skills that young children will be introduced to in their early years of school. They'll love joining Poppy on her many experiences including going to a ballet class, putting on a show-stopping play, entering a winter wonderland and even attending a beautiful wedding.
Featuring Biff, Chip and Kipper, this collection of eight books is sure to help children learn all about reading and phonics as they work their way up through levels 1 to 4 of the Oxford Reading Tree. With fun activities along the way, the books are sure to help children enjoy reading and will also come in useful for school work as the characters will be so familiar. With humorous illustrations, easy-to-follow text and explanations on the rules of the English language, the collection even includes an awesome sticker book to ensure learning about reading and phonics is fun and enjoyable.
- RRP £31.92
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Slipcase not included.
LRHH 5 years +
The Early Reader Collection - 30 Books (collection)
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.
- RRP £149.70
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NROJ 8 years +
Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books (collection)
With striking new jackets and a new slipcase, all adorned with Quentin Blake's timeless illustrations, this 15-book collection brings together all of Roald Dahl's classic children's novels. Stories that have shocked, excited, entertained and delighted generations of children, this great value collection includes the likes of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and Fantastic Mr Fox. The iconic characters, hilarious settings and unforgettable storylines make this an essential addition to your child's bookshelf.
- RRP £98.85
- Save £82.86
XORPU 8 years +
Michael Morpurgo Classic Collection - 16 Books (collection)
Slipcase not included. Award-winning storyteller Michael Morpurgo has delighted children for years with his beautiful writing and utterly gripping tales and this 16-book collection is a must-have for any young reader! The novels show just a snippet of Morpurgo's impressive back catalogue and includes some all-time favourites. Featuring the touching Mr Nobody's Eyes, the dramatic Kensuke's Kingdom and the poignant Little Foxes, the set also includes the stunning inspiration behind the bestselling show and Spielberg's blockbuster film, War Horse. A powerful collection that children aged 9+ will love working their way through.
- RRP £94.84
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Please note some of these titles have been available in our previous Michael Morpurgo collections.
XINTV 12 years +
Introducing Vampires Collection - 3 Books (collection)
Slipcase not included.
- RRP £19.99
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Here's a treat for all Twilight fans - three dark and passionate reads which will introduce you to some amazing new authors. In The Summoning, Chloe Saunders starts seeing ghosts, and knows that her life will never be normal again. How will she survive when she's sent to a sinister home for disturbed kids? Blue Bloods will introduce you to a young and fabulous group of Manhattan vampires, who welcome in young Schuyler Van Alen just as a murderer starts picking them off. Finally, and Marked finds sixteen-year-old Zoe joining the House of Night school for vampires. Truly wicked!
Please note there are adult themes throughout these books.
How To Draw Set - 10 Books (collection)
With a visual, practical and step-by-step approach, the 10 books featured in the How to Draw collection are sure to inspire budding artists to draw a number of themes and subjects. With advice on which drawing materials will be most effective, the books cover topics as wide-ranging as flowers and plants, comic book heroes, still life, dinosaurs, animals and nature.
- RRP £59.99
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BIGG 9 years +
Biggles Collection - 15 Books (collection)
The adventures of Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth have created a classic range of fiction that children aged 9+ (and adults too) have enjoyed reading for generations. Now with striking new retro covers, this 15-book set is full of satisfying and inspiring reads about Biggles and his unforgettable friends and foes. Join W E Johns' timeless character as he learns his craft as an expert pilot, and comes up with daring scheme after daring scheme which sees him face an old enemy who's holding his friend Algy to ransom, defend a vital air-route from West Africa to the Middle East, and become involved in a desperate chase to reach home safely when an evil chief of Intelligence and Propaganda tries to track him down. Fantastically written plots in adventurous settings, young readers will be enthralled and love discussing the stories with friends and family!
- RRP £89.85
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WYH 12 years +
Matt Whyman Set - 2 Books (collection)
Anyone who loves high-octane teen fiction full of wonder and adventure will enjoy the two books featured in this set from the talented author Matt Whyman. Superhuman finds Jude, while in the midst of adolescence, making a startling discovery and wondering if his dad actually was the superhero he claimed and not the alcoholic waster he'd painted him to be... So Below: Key to the City is an urban fantasy that finds Yoshi falling into a sprawling network of tunnels, tracks, vaults and lost waterways underneath London. A place where a band of urchins schooled in the modern magic of illusion and trickery call home.
- RRP £11.98
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TACT 6 years +
Travel Activity Book (Paperback)
Especially designed for children aged 6 and over, The Travel Activity Book includes puzzles, doodles, games and recipes, as well as over 200 stickers to add extra interaction! Highly enjoyable, the book is perfect for children as they make long journeys and enjoy holidays. It can be used whether you're in the car, in the airport, on the train or by the pool and the attractive colour pages will also appeal. Answers and solutions are also given at the back of the book.
- RRP £7.99
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WWFS 11 years +
World War 2 Fiction Collection - 3 Books (collection)
In the year that marks the centenary of the beginning of the First World War, many children will be interested to learn what life was like during this time and the three books featured in this collection will certainly give them some insight. Dan Smith's My Friend the Enemy finds Peter rushing into the woods to find something to keep when a German craft crashes, but he ends up coming across a young, injured German airman in desperate need of his help... Written by William Osborne, Hitler's Angel is about two refugee children who are sent back to Nazi Germany by the British to kidnap a girl who could hold the key to bringing down Hitler, while Alan Shea's The Amazing Mind of Alice Makin finds daydreamer Alice meeting Reggie, someone with whom she can do the most extraordinary things... All the books featured in this set will appeal to fans of Michael Morpurgo and Michelle Magorian.
- RRP £20.97
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BOBG 5 years +
Bob Graham Collection - 10 Books (collection)
Specially designed for children aged 5+, this well-presented Little Library, complete with study slipcase, provides the perfect next step for young readers who want to move on from picture books, but are not quite ready for full-length chapter books.
- RRP £59.90
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Bob Graham's engaging stories for developing readers feature full-colour illustrations alongside just the right amount of text to satisfy and challenge young ones growing in early reading confidence. Cheerful and colourful, each story is warm and funny and introduces children to lovable and memorable characters. With family tales that ring with authenticity to enchanting and magical make-believe stories and witty, heart-warming short stories starring some unforgettable dogs, there is something for every child in this collection, and much more besides!
Short, entertaining storybooks that have been written with the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education, so you know your child will be getting the most out of each and every one.
MYHA 7 years +
Stinky and Jinks Set - 4 Books (collection)
Hilariously written, comically illustrated throughout and starring some unforgettable characters - the Stinky and Jinks series will appeal to boys and girls alike. Perfect for children ready to take on chapter books, Ben Jinks and his genius pet hamster Stinky embark on an array of funny (mis)adventures in this warm and witty set. Follow their antics as Stinky and Ben overcome a scheming maths teacher, shoot for the moon at the school science fair, devise a plan to catch some sneaky burglars and enter a Most Talented Pet competition. Great for building the reading confidence of youngsters, these will be sure to delight children aged 5+.
- RRP £23.96
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RESP 7 years +
Rescue Princesses Collection - 10 Books (collection)
After the success of Disney's Frozen helped children discover that princesses do far more than wear pretty dresses and wait for their prince to come, this 10-book collection will introduce readers aged 7 and over to a whole new selection of feisty and independent princesses. With wounded dolphins to save, baby pandas to protect and kings that need to be proven wrong, The Rescue Princesses stories are fast-paced, full of humour and perfectly capture the essence of a modern princess.
- RRP £49.90
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SKOM 7 years +
Secret Kingdom Collection - 6 Books (collection)
After being enchanted by Rainbow Magic, young readers will find themselves absolutely enchanted by the adventures to be found in the Secret Kingdom. Ellie, Summer and Jasmine are three best friends who are transported to a magical kingdom and the six books in this collection follow their sparkling exploits, along with Trixi the Pixie, as they try to save the Secret Kingdom from Queen Malice and her naughty storm sprites. First readers don't come more spellbinding than this!
- RRP £29.94
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WICO 7 years +
Wings & Co Set - 3 Books (collection)
Children aged 7+ will love boosting their independent reading confidence with the help of this quirky set from bestselling author Sally Gardener. Emily Vole hits the headlines as a baby when she is found in a box at an airport, from then on nothing is normal about Emily's life. When her neighbour dies, Emily is left an old shop, a bunch of keys and cat called Fidget, and so begins the adventure of a lifetime as the old Wings & Co. Fairy Detective Agency comes back to life! Follow Emily as she does battle with her fairy-snatching enemy, Harpella; investigates just which meddling fairy is stealing people's luck; and solves the mystery of a giant who's gone missing... Hilarious adventures starring imaginative characters in a magical world with stunning illustrations too, Rainbow Magic fans will be enchanted.
- RRP £17.97
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Charlie & LoLa Backpack - 10 Books (collection)
- RRP £49.90
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This superb comic duo have been around for some time, but this Charlie and Lola Set shows that the hilarious pair have lost none of their appeal! Written by the brilliant Lauren Child, this collection includes ten extremely brilliant stories on friendship, weather, dressing-up and hiccups, not to mention many other subjects that kids will relate to. Contained in a dinky and adorable rucksack, your child will want to carry these tales everywhere they go and will love reading the antics of this quirky duo over and over again.
DIAM 9 years +
The Diamond Brothers Set - 3 Books (collection)
You may recognise Anthony Horowitz from his number one bestselling Alex Rider series, but the Book People favourite can now be enjoyed by a younger league of fans with the help of his utterly fantastic Diamond Brothers series! The massively entertaining Diamond Brothers run the world's worst private detective agency and we're sure your young reader will want to jump right on board with the brothers' capers. The Diamond Brothers stories are very much in the style of some of the greatest detective story writing ever written, but they are also hilariously funny and full of some pretty awful antics that make them brilliantly accessible for kids... We're very big fans and we just know confident readers aged 9+ will love them too.
- RRP £17.97
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ONYD 7 years +
The Pony Detectives Set - 4 Books (collection)
Broken down into manageable chapters and just the right length for children aged 7+ who want to start taking on their first 'novels', this four-book collection of The Pony Detective stories provides plenty of equine adventures to keep any young horse fanatic occupied for hours. Charlie, Rosie, Mia and Alice are four best friends who love nothing more than showing and jumping on their horses together at the local stables. The intrepid quartet happen to be great at solving mysteries too! Join the fun and friendly foursome as they leap into action to solve the disappearance of local champion Moonlight; work out why Alice's beloved horse Scout is suddenly put up for sale under shady circumstances; try to trace the valuable horse, Phantom, when he runs away; and uncover just who is sneaking and meddling in their horses' yard - before things get completely out of hand!
- RRP £19.96
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HYWB 7 years +
Holly Webb Collection - 3 Books (collection)
Animal-loving children will be enthralled by this collection of three stories by the bestselling author, Holly Webb. The collection includes a gorgeous story about a family with the lovable Choc at its heart; an imaginative tale which sees a brother and sister create their own fun in a new home which includes pirates, the sea, and a bear living in the garden, while the wonderful A Cat Called Penguin is about an enormous stray cat who helps a friendship form between two neighbours. Teaming up with talented illustrators to really help bring Holly's tales to life, each book contains the perfect balance of words and pictures so children aged 7+ feel confident enough to take on their first 'novels', and the stories themselves will be sure to have readers enchanted.
- RRP £14.97
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