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  • MBAS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    A beautiful collection of ten prize-winning stories, The Mumsnet Book of Animal Stories is a warm and witty selection of animal-based tales that are just perfect for sharing with little ones aged 3 and above at bedtime.

    Delightfully illustrated and hand-picked by the likes of former Children's Laureate Anthony Brown, Justine Roberts and Lucy Mangan, each story is absolutely charming and sure to be treasured by both parent and child.
  • SRQB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Packed full of fun activities for children aged 3 and above to complete, this fun-filled collection of action-packed books is sure to keep them entertained for hours and hours on end.

    With simple questions, fun facts, scratch-and-reveal mazes and much, much more besides, curious kids will love learning as they explore the quick-fire quizzes and games.

    Perfect for passing the time on a long journey or on a rainy day indoors, this three-book activity collection is full of fun!

  • SPAR 7 years +

    Ali Sparkes

    7 years +
    • £11.99
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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!

  • SBAC 4 years +

    Julia Donaldson

    4 years +
    • £6.99
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    From the dream combination of Oxford Reading Tree and Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson, these phonics activity books will inspire children aged between 4 and 6 to develop all their essential reading and writing skills.

    Bright and boldly presented in a very appealing style, the books are packed full of fun and engaging activities and even include stickers to reward children and help them develop their coordination skills!

    With eight books to work through, these books provide a great way for children to practise pronouncing and identifying sounds, getting to grips with letters and developing key readings skills - at an early age - in the comfort of their own home.

  • EBAD 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £9.99
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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.
  • TNMB 9 years +

    Anna Weltman

    9 years +
    • £3.99
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    An awesome activity book that cleverly combines maths and art, This Is Not a Maths Book is packed full of simple activity lessons for engaging maths-shy children aged 9 and above.

    With each page featuring a fun drawing activity (with a mathematical basis) alongside incredible maths facts and more, they will soon be making beautiful designs - including celtic knots and fractal and anamorphic art - to share with friends and family whilst learning (shh, don't tell them!) about the wonders of geometry.

    An innovative book that is as entertaining as it is educational!
  • CREE 7 years +

    Sharon Creech

    7 years +
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    Sharon Creech is a Carnegie Medal-winning author whose writing is immensely appealing and celebrates everything from language, poetry and drama to cats and dogs!

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, this set contains Love that Dog, Hate that Cat and Replay. Love that Dog tells the story of Jack as he learns the pleasure of writing poetry from kind teacher Miss Stretchberry. Hate that Cat finds Jack hearing about Miss Stretchberry's love of cats, an animal he always thought he hated - or does he?

    Replay follows 12-year-old Leo as he reluctantly takes part in a school play and embarks on a journey of discovery about himself and his family. All three books in this set are simply wonderful - feel-good stories we can't recommend enough!

  • SCSB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Packed with stickers, puzzles, colouring and many more fun activities, the Doodle Dudes Collection is sure to keep budding artists aged 3 and over entertained and excited for endless hours.

    With their bright and bold illustrations and whimsical humour, the three books are perfect for encouraging creative play, developing their coordination skills and inspiring their imagination.

    Ideal for sharing out in party bags, or keeping little ones entertained in the car or on rainy days, with this set of doodle books they will be creating cool characters and impressive pieces of art in not time at all.

  • SCSG 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Packed with stunning stickers, pretty puzzles, cool colouring and many more fun activities, this collection of activity books is sure to keep budding artists aged 3 and over entertained and excited for endless hours.

    With their bright and beautiful illustrations and whimsical humour, the three books - which are all themed around fairies, mermaids and butterflies - are perfect for encouraging creative play, developing their coordination skills and inspiring their imagination.

    Ideal for sharing out in party bags, or keeping little ones entertained in the car or on rainy days, with this set of doodle books they will be creating pretty princesses and impressive pieces of art in not time at all.

  • BBPZ 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £19.96
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    From spotting symmetry and solving sequences to simple number squares, shape searches, cryptic codes, baffling brain-teasers and much, much more, this four-book Brain-busting Puzzles Collection is packed with over 160 puzzles specially designed to bamboozle the brain of any child aged 7 and up.

    Produced in a progressive manner, so that each puzzle gets more and more difficult as children work their way through, this set of activity books is sure to keep them entertained for hours and hours on end whilst improving their problem-solving skills.

    Written by the author of The Daily Telegraph's children's puzzle section, and covering numbers, shapes, patterns and logic, the Brain-busting Puzzles Collection is vibrant and fun and is sure to teach readers a thing or two!

  • CPHI 7 years +
    7 years +
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    From Socrates and Aristotle to Confucius and Kant, the Children's Book of Philosophy from the experts at DK is an engaging, full-colour introduction to the world's most famous minds, where children aged 7 and up can discover the answers to the world's big questions.

    In the book, complex topics are philosophical theories are covered in an age-approachable text while inspiring illustrations provide a thrilling and engaging introduction to key texts and historical figures.

    Perfect for encouraging young readers to be part of the next generation of big thinkers, the Children's Book of Philosophy is as educating as it is thoroughly entertaining and eye-opening.
  • MYBS 9 years +

    Trenton Lee Stewart

    9 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
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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!
  • ADVE 7 years +
    7 years +
    (4)
    • £4.99
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    Maths and adventure? Children won't even realise they're learning as they make their way on a mysterious journey through these books by solving the various problems they're faced with!

    Making maths fun, the books will require the reader to use their numeracy and literacy skills to advance through the pages as they come across a dingy cavern, a mysterious museum, a maze-like mansion and even across a futuristic planet.

    With eye-catching illustrations and an easy-to-use flexibound format, the books are great for helping children get to grips in a fun and exciting way!

  • HSX2 11 years +

    Holly Smale

    11 years +
    • £6.49
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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.
  • OIGS 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
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    Grab your pencils, markers, crayons and prepare to get creative - and astounded - with these optical illusions and geometric shapes pull-out art pads!

    Great fun for all ages, the tear-off sheets mean children can proudly display their finished creations on the wall and enjoy hours of fun as they perfect their doodling, painting and drawing skills.

    A brilliant way to help unleash your creativity and hone coordination and dexterity skills!
  • TSFS 6 years +

    Minna Lacey

    6 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Inspire the scientists of the future with 365 Science Activities - a Key Stage 2 workbook that contains a science activity or experiment for every day of the year.

    A very fun way to inspire learning (and to help with school work, too!), the book provides a hands-on way of learning that will educate, excite and entertain in equal measure.

    Among the topics covered are those of light, sound and friction. A valuable and extremely fun book for any child interested in science.
  • HAYF 6 years +

    Molly Potter

    6 years +
    (3)
    • £3.99
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    Emotions can be a difficult subject of conversation to start up with young children. Where do you start? We all experience emotions and that's great, as long as we know what to do with them. That's where Molly Potter's How are You Feeling Today? steps in.

    Providing children aged 6 and above with straightforward, entertaining and (most importantly) appropriate ideas to help them deal with a selection of significant emotions that might not be so easy for them to decide what to do with, the book lets children choose a feeling that relates to them and offers child-friendly strategies for dealing with that emotion.

    Containing helpful notes for parents and covering both positive and negative emotions, How are You Feeling Today? is a delightful books that parent and child can explore together.
  • CSTD 13 years +
    13 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Specially written for students aged 13 and above for both in class and at home, this curriculum-based student dictionary from the experts at Collins is a must-have for every child's rucksack.

    Including curriculum and technical terms, and additional features such as etymologies, word histories, grammar and more, the dictionary has been produced with the help of teachers across the key stage 4 and 5 levels to ensure that it meets the need of every child preparing for and working through their GCSE studies.

    Including a Survival Guide to English with advice on writing and exam techniques, the Collins Student Dictionary is clearly written and sure to give your child a boost going into exams.
  • MNBS 12 years +

    Anne Cassidy

    12 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £27.96
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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.

  • BGPT 9 years +

    Gill Arbuthnott

    9 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
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    Children struggling with science lessons will find this fun and friendly guide to the periodic table a huge help. From smelly sulphur to exploding hydrogen and much more besides, this book will make what is sometimes a tricky concept to comprehend much clearer.

    Full of eye-catching illustrations and explanatory diagrams, each of the 92 elements is covered and linked to a story, wacky analogy or fascinating fact - making it much easier to remember each element.

    With its appealing design and Gill Arbuthnott's clear descriptions, this is a great first introduction to the periodic table for children aged 9 and above.
  • PAHW 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Packed with disgusting details and horrible hygiene, Poo! A History of the World from the Bottom Up reveals how much of an influence human poo has had on civilisation!

    How humans have removed their waste has changed the world in ways you can't imagine - and young readers who are obsessed with the stinkier side of human nature will find this book endlessly fascinating. From how many toilets you'd find in a pyramid to how moats were used for more than just a defence against enemy attacks, the book is full of stinky facts that will delight and disgust!

    Written by Sarah Albee and illustrated in a hilariously quirky yet informative style by Sam Church, this is sure to become a number one read about number twos for children aged 9+.
  • FBSS 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
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    This 12-book collection is perfect for introducing young children to the stories of the New Testament - from the birth of Jesus through to Noah's Ark and the last supper.

    Whether children want to read the incredible stories for themselves or share them with a parent or guardian at bedtime, the picture books are colourful, beautiful and written in a style that is accessible and explains what is happening in a clear, easy-to-understand language.

    A favourite with Book People customers, this is the collection for anyone who wants to introduce Bible stories to children aged 5+. As well as the stories about Jesus, the books also cover David and Goliath, Jonah and the Whale and Joseph's Colourful Coat.

  • PHLG 11 years +

    Philippa Gregory

    11 years +
    • £4.99
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    Philippa Gregory, the queen of historical fiction and author of The Other Boleyn Girl, The White Princess and The King's Curse, turns her attention towards the young adult fiction market in this set of three brilliant page-turning mystery books.

    Featuring the first three books from the dramatic and intriguing Order of Darkness series - Changeling, Stormbringers and Fools' Gold - the books are epic, rich and endlessly exciting, with a touch of romance to add a little magic to the mysteries.

    This collection of Philippa Gregory books will delight all young readers (aged 11+) who enjoy fiction against the backdrop of an authentic historical setting - we love them!

  • DCSH 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Discover all the amazing LEGO DC Comics superheroes, their foes, their powers and their accessories in this fun-packed Ultimate Sticker Collection from DK!

    Featuring the likes of Superman, Batman, the Flash, Aquaman and Wonder Woman, the sticker book will not only introduce fans to these famous characters (especially handy for those excited about the forthcoming LEGO Batman Movie and Batman versus Superman in 2016) but also reveal the characters' favourite gadgets and gizmos!

    With over 1,000 reusable colour stickers included, not only can the scenes in the book be filled in but the superhero stickers can adorn anywhere else a child (or grown-up!) wants!

    This is just one of many great LEGO books, hand-picked for you in the Book People's LEGO Shop.