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  • Nick Sharratt & Sue Heap Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780141365794
    NSSH Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
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    A dream partnership of illustrators, Nick Sharratt and Sue Heap join forces in this fun-filled three-book collection that introduces children to the early learning concepts of the A-Z, opposites and colours!

    Throughout the books, the two main characters (named Nick and Sue, appropriately enough...) tell the young reader just what they like and the strikingly different illustration styles means there is plenty to look at and enjoy, even on repeated readings.

    The book Alphabet Ice Cream is full of word-association pictures for every letter; while Faster, Faster! Nice and Slow! shows how Nick and Sue do different things to each other, from flying in a plane up high to heading into the deep below.

    Red Rockets and Rainbow Jelly is full of the colours children see all around them... These bright picture books are sure to help children learn first words and so much more!
  • Terry Deary History Tales Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781472927668 - Terry Deary
    EARY 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
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    • Just 83p per book
    His Horrible Histories books have become global bestsellers and now we're excited and delighted to bring you a 12-book collection from Terry Deary.

    Throughout the books, younger readers will get to discover about the gold in Tutankhamen's grave; meet Viking women; and travel back to 1180 BC to read about the notorious liar who believes he has witnessed a Greek plot.

    Hilarious historical fiction based deeply in ghastly fact, these books - illustrated by Helen Flook - will help children learn all about our past in a fun and gruesome way!

    The collection covers ancient Greece (Greek Tales), ancient Egypt (Egyptian Tales), ancient Rome (Roman Tales) and the Viking era (Viking Tales).
  • Enid Blyton Friendly Folk Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780603571527 - Enid Blyton
    EBFF 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £41.94
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    • Just £1.17 per book
    The author of the Famous Five, Secret Seven and Naughtiest Girl is a Monitor series of books, children aged 7 and over will already be familiar with Enid Blyton and this collection of her early Friendly Folk stories is wonderfully traditional and appealing.

    Featuring a cast of fairies, pixies and other magical creatures including the familiar faces Pip and Brer Rabbit, the stories are gentle and heart-warming. Perfect for those children who are just starting to read on their own.

    If you're looking to inspire a lifelong love of reading in your child, why not introduce them to one of the finest children's authors of all time?
  • Project Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781782099161
    PROJ 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Go back to prehistoric times; head into outer space; and discover all the facts about the human body in this fun- and fact-filled three-book collection.

    Project Dinosaur is great for any dinosaur fan (especially with how popular they are once again after the record-breaking success of Jurassic World!); Project Space< reveals all about the solar system and reveals how to make a model to watch an eclipse and launch a balloon rocket; while Project Body is packed with pictures and illustrations that show just how the human body works.

    The books all have plenty of flaps to lift, pages to fold out and projects to complete, making them interactive and ideal homework aids. But they books are so much fun that children won't even realise they're learning!
  • JBX2 7 years +
    Beverley Naidoo
    7 years +
    (1)
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    This is a beautiful story of love, commitment and the flowering of human spirit against the backdrop of apartheid in South Africa. Introduced by former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen, Journey to Jo'Burg by Beverley Naidoo is an inspiring and completely compelling tale for readers aged 7 and over.

    Frightened that their baby sister Dineo will die, thirteen-year-old Naledi and her brother Tiro run away from their grandmother to Johannesburg to find their mother, who works there as a maid. But at every turn are the grim realities of apartheid ? the pass laws, bantustans, racism and the breakdown of family life...

    A thought-provoking story that was and continues to be widely read in schools all around the country, this gentle, eye-opening and award-winning book is essential reading for every young fiction lover.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • Frozen Activity Book Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9785000309698
    FZAS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
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    Join Queen Elsa, Princess Anna and Olaf as you build a snowman, colour in some amazing scenes from Arendelle and even make icy treats in this cool collection of four Frozen activity books!

    The biggest animated film of all time, Frozen is rightly regarded as a Disney classic and these cool activity and colouring books will keep any child entertained for hours on end...

    See which one of the sisters you are more like; help Olaf put himself together; relive the famous story while adding some colour to its most famous scenes; play Anna and Elsa's favourite games; and even make a door hanger - this Frozen collection will make any child snow happy!
  • BIQ 9 years +
    Matt Groening
    9 years +
    • £2.99
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    He's yellow - but he sure isn't mellow! Everyone's favourite anti-social prankster, Bart Simpson, stars in this comic book-style collection of hilarious, brain-bending adventures!

    Masked marauder Bartman and his sidekick Able-Bodied Man take on the Riddling Robber; Homer's mis-spent youth is revisited; Bart's Farm-aterium reminds Homer of his own get-rich schemes; and Bart and Milhouse make the ultimate zombie movie.

    A brilliant book for getting Simpsons fans aged 9 and above away from the telly, the Big Bouncy Book of Bart Simpson is a colourful, fun way to entice reluctant readers over to the wonderful world of books.
  • How to Code Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781784933890
    HTCF 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
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    Computer coding, as foreign as it may be to you or me, is now a part of the national curriculum from Key Stage 1. To give your child the helping hand they may need to get to grips with this sometimes complex subject, this set will prove to be both helpful and lots of fun too.

    How to Code is an invaluable four-book set that introduces computer coding for kids in bite-sized chunks, guiding them through a number of easy-to-digest explanations and activities to help them progress with coding and support all that they are learning in the classroom. Produced by the team behind the popular Maths Quest, You Do the Maths and Brain-busting Puzzles series, these interactive learning books are produced in a bright, bold format that will get children excited about learning.

    Including basic coding, solving problems, Logo and Scratch, understanding variables, HTML, Javascript, creating code for webpages and much, much more, this great-value set of children's computer coding books will have littles ones aged 7 and over developing their own games and programs in no time at all.
  • IOEG 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
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    With their track record including the Toy Story films, Up, and Finding Nemo, you can always rely on Disner-Pixar to come up with something Incredible - and their latest, brilliant hit film Inside Out is no exception.

    The movie offers a unique look inside the mind of a young girl and the struggles with emotions she faces as her family is relocated to San Francisco. This book is the essential guide to all the characters your children will meet inside Riley's mind.

    Giving the low-down on all the key scenes, locations and themes from the film, you and your children will also get to meet the five main emotions - Joy (voiced in the film by Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling from The Mindy Project) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith from The Office: An American Workplace).

    Disney-Pixar Inside Out: The Essential Guide is sure to make any child jump for Joy this summer!
  • Dennis the Menace Fiction Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780141366777 - Steven Butler
    DTMF 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Famed for his stripy jumper and catapult, Dennis the Menace and his friends (and foes!) from Beanotown have been children's favourite characters for over 75 years and here you can read through his diary in four different books... Hilarious and deliciously naughty!

    Dennis and his faithful dog Gnasher attempt to save Beanotown from an invasion of 'softies during a flower show; he tries to become the first Bash Street kid to ride the town's new roller coaster; and when someone is out-Menacing Dennis, he uses all his detective skills to discover who the new Bash Street Bandit is...

    Presented in a Diary of a Wimpy Kid-meets-chapter book style, the laugh-out-loud books have been written by award-winning author of The Wrong Pong, Steven Butler, and are a real celebration of one of British comedy's most popular and enduring institutions - The Beano!
  • Minecrafter Hacks Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781408872093 - Megan Miller
    MHCK 7 years +
    Megan Miller
    7 years +
    • £5.99
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    You can't escape from Minecraft! And now your children can become masters of the sandbox game with these three guides that reveal the secrets, hints and tips that no other books do...

    Hacks for Minecrafters contains expert advice on mining, farming, magic and so much more, all accompanied by full-colour screenshots to the Minecraft player knows exactly what they have to do.

    The Combat Edition prepares players for fighting enemies including cave spiders, creepers and zombie pigmen with expert tips, cheats and hacks, while Hacks for Minecrafters: Master Builder will show players how to build cool stuff including an underwater house, a pirate ship and a fortified castle!
  • DWTJ 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Dear time-traveller, this is no ordinary book. This book will allow you to destroy monsters, design gadgets and use your imagination to create new worlds. The perfect gift for a young Time Lord aged 9+ you know, the Doctor Who: Time Traveller's Journal, will keep them entertained for hours and hours...

    With images to complete, pages to fill with notes and favourite things about the show, space to create gadget designs and much, much more, the book encourages young fans of the best-loved show to use their imagination and celebrate everything they love about the Doctor, his companions and his many foes.

    With the new series of Doctor Who coming in September, this is the ideal book to whet young fans' appetites.
  • HSX2 11 years +
    Holly Smale
    11 years +
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    Harriet Manners is back - and she's still very much a geek in All That Glitters, 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!
  • The Hunt Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781471145483 - Andrew Fukunda
    THUN 11 years +
    Andrew Fukunda
    11 years +
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    The action of the Hunger Games, unrelenting horror and the pace of the Maze Runner series combine in The Hunt trilogy. Written by Andrew Fukuda, these young adult books have a crossover appeal to thrill any age!

    Full of shocks, the books are set in a near future where humans have been eaten to near-extinction by the general population. All remaining humans, now known as Hepers, are housed in domes on the Savannah to be studied. However, every ten years there is a government-sponsored purge-like hunt - and this time around, Ethan has been chosen as a combatant...

    As he struggles for survival, Ethan must elude his fellow competitors and soon finds himself on the run with Sissy, a girl he's beginning to get feelings for. Meanwhile, his first love Ashley June is playing on his mind.

    These books will have your heart racing as the thrills and spills come quick and fast. With a dark and grisly edge, the trilogy is completely compelling from start to finish.
  • ASOG 13 years +
    Louise Pentland
    13 years +
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    • RRP £12.99
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    If you have a teenage fashionista in the house, you won't have escaped the impact of YouTube sensation Louise Pentland, aka SprinkleofGlitter, who has been busy adding a smiles and happiness to her millions of fans' lives.

    Life with a Sprinkle of Glitter is her first book and is divided into four sections: Glitz, Create, Need to Knows and All About Love. It is full of tips and tricks, stories, insights and nuggets of advice for any teenager on how they can lead a happy life, with Louise happily playing the role of 'big sister' as she deals out these tips.

    A fun-filled book to help children feel happier, it will show them how they can deal with situations in positive ways.
  • Why is Snot Green? Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781509812585 - Glenn Murphy
    WISG 9 years +
    Glenn Murphy
    9 years +
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    Answering all the gross questions every child has - Why is Snot Green?; Does Farting Make you Faster?; and How Loud Can you Burp? - this three-book collection is full of foul facts.

    Based around all things science and published in conjunction with the Science Museum, Glenn Murphy's books are packed with doodles and answer questions ranging from 'Is anything wetter than water?' to 'What are scabs for?'

    From the role of the human body to the quirks of nature and the science of sport, this is a funny collection of non-fiction books packed with delightfully disgusting facts for children aged 9 and over.
  • LPKA 7 years +
    Lonely Planet
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    We all know Lonely Planet for their informative, comprehensive and trustworthy travel guides, but did you know they have launched a brand new range of children's books - Lonely Planet Kids? This awesome atlas takes children aged 7 and over around the world and introduces them to a lot more than just maps...

    From Earth's place in the solar system to the continents of the world, animal habitats, strange languages and even celebrity inhabitants, the book introduces children to the wonders of our planet and presents key information in both a digestible and relevant manner.

    A mind-blowing mix of history, culture, fascinating facts and quizzes, Lonely Planet Kids: Amazing World Atlas is more than just an atlas: it's an all-inclusive look at how our world's landscape has shaped the animal kingdom and the diversity of human cultures.
  • Sam Angus Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781509813339 - Sam Angus
    SMAG 9 years +
    Sam Angus
    9 years +
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    There is nothing quite like a poignant animal story to evoke a whole host of emotions in a young reader. And this collection contains three of the best from Sam Angus.

    Covering similar themes to those of Michael Morpurgo, this collection contains Captain, a moving wartime story about a boy and his donkey; Soldier Dog, a book which shows the trials and tribulations that messenger dogs had to handle during World War I; and Hero, a novel which finds evacuee brother and sister Dodo and Wolfie raising and training an orphaned foal.

    Heartbreaking yet uplifting, these books are grounded in the harsh reality of wartime and show just how amazing some animals can be, even in the most difficult circumstances. They will appeal to any animal-loving child aged 9 or over.
  • WWIL 7 years +
    Tilly
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    A beautifully produced hardback in the ever-popular Where's Wally? format, Where's Will? is a wonderful, colourful introduction to the works of Shakespeare for children aged 7 and above.

    Throughout the book, children are presented with bite-sized information on the key themes and characters from the Bard's most popular plays, and are then encouraged to find Will in the busy, play-themed scenes.

    From Romeo & Juliet to Hamlet, Macbeth and more, this fun and engaging seek-and-find book will ensure children become mini experts on the world's greatest playwright and his finest works before they begin to learn in greater detail at school.
  • Arabel & Mortimer Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781847808295 - Joan Aiken
    ABMT 7 years +
    Joan Aiken
    7 years +
    • £4.99
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    Written by The Wolves of Willoughby Chase author Joan Aiken and illustrated by the one and only Quentin Blake, this set of four funny books from the bestselling Arabel and Mortimer series shows why keeping a raven as a pet might not be the best idea...

    Having been rescued from a late-night hit-and-run by Mr. Jones, Mortimer quickly becomes the Jones family pet - much to Mrs Jones' disgust. But as far as Arabel can see, it's love at first night... When Mortimer vanishes along with a priceless diamond brooch and criminal squirrel, has she got into something far bigger than she thought?

    Throughout the other books, Arabel and Mortimer attempt to enjoy a quiet afternoon in Rainwater Crescent Gardens; are invited to a ball at the Assembly Rooms; and go to see the animals at Lord Donisthorpe's zoo.

    Heart-warming animal stories with a quirky edge and a lot of charm!
  • Frankie's Magic Football Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781510200272 - Frank Lampard
    FLMF 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just 80p per book
    One of the Premier League's most successful and popular players, New York City FC midfielder and Chelsea and England legend Frank Lampard has turned his attention to writing stories for young children - and their mixture of football and action hits the back of the net every time!

    The idea of Frankie's Magic Football came to light as Frank was reading bedtime stories to his daughters. He created the character of football-obsessed Frankie and decided that he and his team-mates should dabble in magic so they could play football matches against some unlikely opponents including pirates, cowboys and knights.

    This 10-book collection is great for parents to share with readers (even reluctant ones!) as young as 5, especially if both have a keen interest in football. With stories as exciting as an FA Cup final and characters based on Frank's former team-mates, you'll be cheering Frankie and his friends on throughout the pages.
  • The 13-Storey Treehouse Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781509813346 - Andy Griffiths
    STTR 7 years +
    Andy Griffiths
    7 years +
    (1)
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    Amazingly anarchic, marvellously madcap and destined to have the entire family chuckling away, Andy Griffiths' three-book Storey Treehouse Collection is a must for fans of Barry Loser and Diary of a Wimpy Kid aged 7 and over.

    Andy and Terry live in the world's greatest treehouse. In first book The 13-Storey Treehouse, it houses a giant catapult, a tank of man-eating sharks and a marshmallow machine that shoots marshmallows at you whenever you're hungry... It's extended into The 26-Storey Treehouse for the second book in the series and houses an ice-cream serving robot called Edward Scooperhands, while in The 39-Storey Treehouse the building has a scary roller coaster, a light-up dance floor and a boxing elephant named the Trunkinator!

    The short chapters make the books instantly accessible while Terry Denton's illustrations add even more thrills, making these books perfect for reluctant readers!
  • Super Science Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781782099178
    SSCI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £27.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    Packed with a combined 50 amazing experiments, our four-book Super Science Collection is a great set for getting children aged 7 and over interested in science.

    By presenting key ideas in a fun and friendly way, the books encourage children to get hands-on with the experiments and learn core science principles without even knowing that they're learning.

    Complete with step-by-step photographs, easy-to-follow instructions, fun quizzes and areas to record results - just like a real scientist! - these cool and informative science books will teach children all they need to know about this sometimes complex subject - from light and sound to matter and magnets.
  • MSPK 7 years +
    Make Believe Ideas
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    My Sparkletastic Sticker Activity Book is packed with doodles, activities and colouring-in fun - as well as the most stunning glittery, purple cover!

    With over 400 stickers included to add to the pages and anywhere else they see fit, this fun-packed book will keep creative children happily entertained for hours on end. They can doodle pretty patterns to create funky nail art; plan the perfect slumber party; and design cool outfits for models.

    Fantastic and full of glamour, this activity book is awesome!