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DHU2 7 years +
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Hardback)
Jeff Kinney7 years +
Greg Heffley is back - and this time he's heading on the road with his family... Could there be anything worse? Zoo-wee-mama! The ninth book in the worldwide bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will have the whole family howling with laughter!
- RRP £12.99
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Suitable for children aged 7 and over, the Wimpy Kid books have not only delighted keen readers but also those who have been reluctant to discover the joys of reading and this book finds the Heffleys taking in an epic road trip.
We think this might just be Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney's funniest book yet - your children will love it, and you'll be chuckling along too!
This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
DWTR 3 years +
The First Hippo on the Moon (Hardback)
David Walliams3 years +
After establishing himself as an expert author of children's novels, David Walliams turned his hand to picture books for younger readers with The Slightly Annoying Elephant last year - and now he's back with the hilarious and out-of-this-world picture book The First Hippo on the Moon!
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Again accompanied by Walliams' regular collaborator Tony Ross' vibrant illustrations, the beautiful hardback follows Hercules Waldorf-Franklin III; a rich hippo who pays for a gigantic Hippo Space Centre to launch him into space; and jungle hippo Sheila; who builds a rocket from trunks, vines and dung; as they attempt to get to the moon.
When both hippos get to the moon at the same time, arguments ensue - who will take the title of the first hippo-postranaut on the moon? Cool, crazy and with a wickedly funny streak running throughout, this is another fine book from David Walliams for children aged 3 and over.
PSX2 5 years +
Paddington: The Story of the Movie (Paperback)
Jeanne Willis5 years +
Michael Bond's world-famous, marmalade-loving bear is back!
- RRP £5.99
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Now fans of Paddington can follow the action and fun of the movie as Paddington arrives at Paddington Railway Station, London, meets the Brown family and gets stuck into some exciting misadventures... and some marmalade, of course!!
Brilliantly retold by children's author Jeanne Willis, Paddington: The Story of the Movie is a must-have movie companion for children aged 5 and above who are excited about the film which features the voice of Ben Whishaw as Paddington and a human cast including Nicole Kidman, Peter Capaldi, Julie Walters and Hugh Bonneville.
This children's book was hand-picked for you by Red House.
DRKS 9 years +
Dork Diaries Collection - 8 Books (Collection)
Rachel Renee Russell9 years +
Dork Diaries is a bestselling series around the world - and this 8-book collection will introduce children to Nikki Maxwell and her fun-filled diary!
- RRP £55.92
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Nikki is the exact opposite of popular - she's a total dork! When she moves to a new school, she feels it's the perfect time to leave her old lame ways behind - but making new friends and changing your ways is never that simple!
Through the fun sketches, doodles and diary entries featured in the books, Nikki starts at her new school, battles with her arch-nemesis Mackenzie, dreams of becoming a pop star and tackles the topic of love - all with hilarious, dorky consequences! Sure to be enjoyed by any child aged 9 or over who enjoys (or endures!) the sparklier side of teenage life, these books are laugh-out-loud funny and will appeal to the most reluctant of readers.
This collection contains books 1-6 from the Dork Diaries series plus an interactive journal and a write-your-own-journal guide.
PDBG 3 years +
Paddington Bag Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
Michael Bond3 years +
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.
- RRP £69.90
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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.
SMFC 7 years +
Marvel: Spider-Man Ultimate Factivity Collection (Paperback)7 years +
Enjoy amazing activities and discover fascinating facts with your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man in this Ultimate Factivity Collection from DK.
- RRP £7.99
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Sure to have any Spidey fan's spider-senses tingling, the web of activities includes puzzles, games, doodles and even 500 stickers to accompany the facts and information given.
Among the fun activities your young Marvel fan can enjoy are spotting the villains in the photographs Peter Parker has taken for the Daily Bugle, the chance to draw their very own Spider-Man comic strip and even designing a new suit for the web-slinging hero!
LHKP 3 years +
Lighthouse Keeper Collection - 6 Books (Collection)
Ronda and David Armitage3 years +
Keeping young readers entertained for over 30 years, this collection includes six picture books from Ronda and David Armitage's popular and bestselling Lighthouse Keeper series!
- RRP £41.94
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The original story, The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch, follows Mr Grinling as he attempts to enjoy the delicious lunch that Mrs Grinling has prepared for him - but the seagulls are also tempted by the tasty dish... The food theme continues in The Lighthouse Keeper's Picnic, where the Grinlings enjoy a romantic picnic, although later on in the day Mr Grinling wishes he hadn't eaten quite so much...
Wonderfully traditional, beautifully illustrated and very funny, the other books in the collection are The Lighthouse Keeper's Cat, The Lighthouse Keeper's Catastrophe, The Lighthouse Keeper's Tea and The Lighthouse Keeper's Christmas. Perfect bedtime books that are ideal for sharing.
OXCC 10 years +
Oxford Children's Classics Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
Authors vary10 years +
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.
- RRP £49.90
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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.
FZNW 5 years +
Disney's Frozen: Sound Book with Magic Wand (Hardback)5 years +
Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Sven the reindeer and Olaf the snowman have all quickly become global sensations thanks to the success of Disney's animated musical, and this Frozen sound book - complete with a magic wand! - is sure to delight any fan who wants to take a trip to Arendelle.
- RRP £12.99
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Children can follow the heart-warming story from the Frozen film - which took inspiration from The Snow Queen, Hans Christian Andersen's much-loved fairy tale - and use the magical wand to create sound effects that bring the story to life, discovering how Elsa's icy powers find her isolated from her kingdom and force her to live on her own in a grand ice palace. It is up to sister Anna to convince Elsa to show just how much she means to her and her hometown...
Filled with beautiful artwork based on the scenes from the hit Disney musical and with all little ones' favourite characters included, this book lets children become a part of the story - adding their own sound effects to create even more magic!
PTON 7 years +
Paddington Fiction Collection - 13 Books (Collection)
Michael Bond7 years +
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!
- RRP £77.87
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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.
WBHS 3 years +
We're Going on a Bear Hunt Sound Book (Hardback)
Michael Rosen3 years +
Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury's classic picture book We're Going on a Bear Hunt is a beautiful story - and now it comes with added sound effects as you swish, swash and splash, splosh your way through this noisy sound book!
- RRP £12.99
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Presented in a hardback format, making it a great gift for little ones and those who remember the timeless story from their childhoods, the sound buttons add extra interactivity to a story which has always been so much fun to read aloud together.
Flowing text, gorgeous illustrations, an unforgettable story - children aged 3 and over and their parents will love this special edition of We're Going on a Bear Hunt.
ROID 7 years +7 years +
Have you ever dreamed of making your very own R2-D2? Now, your dreams can come true! Specially designed for children aged 7 and over, not only does this book have a 'build-your-own droid' but there are also plenty of Star Wars-based activities to enjoy.
- RRP £14.99
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The book also follows R2-D2's secret mission to help the rebels as well as providing facts about the much-loved characters from the Star Wars films and plenty of other fun things that will delight a little Jedi!
Suitable for children aged 7 and over, this is a must for any Star Wars fan - and is sure to ignite excitement towards the release of Star Wars: Episode VII in 2015!
FRZS 5 years +
Disney's Frozen: A Sister More Like Me (Hardback)
Barbara Jean Hicks5 years +
Disney's Frozen is still delighting children (and grown-ups!) around the world and this gorgeous picture book not only describes just how different princesses Anna and Elsa are in rhyming verse - but also why this is such a great thing!
- RRP £10.99
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With stunning artwork from Brittney Lee, an illustrator who worked on the hit film, A Sister More Like Me provides a slightly different take on the famous story and celebrates sibling love while also showing children reading how there is nothing wrong with being your own person.
Barbara Jean Hicks' clever, flowing text will bring a smile to the face of anyone who reads this book while the concept artwork recreates many of the film's most famous scenes - and more - in stunning style. A great gift for any sisters who love Frozen!
FAAS 3 years +
Disney's Frozen: An Amazing Snowman (Hardback)3 years +
Everyone has fallen in love with Olaf the snowman since his hilarious appearance in Disney's hit musical Frozen, and now fans can fall for Olaf all over again as he stars in his very own book, Disney's Frozen: An Amazing Snowman.
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Olaf is a very special snowman for a number of reasons: he can walk, he can talk, he can dance, but what makes him extra special is his caring heart and endless imagination. And in this book, children can explore all of the things that make Olaf so wonderful.
Featuring original illustrations of Olaf, Sven the reindeer and princesses Anna and Elsa, this brand new Disney book is just perfect for sharing with young fans of Frozen aged 3 and above before they go to bed.
RMGC 5 years +
Rainbow Magic Collection - 21 Books (Collection)
Daisy Meadows5 years +
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!
- RRP £104.79
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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.
JWAR 3 years +
Jeanne & Adrian's Story Collection - 6 Books (Paperback)
Jeanne Willis & Adrian Reynolds3 years +
A hilarious six-book collection full of fun and laughter for children aged 3+, these picture books all feature the eye-catchingly bold illustrations of Adrian Reynolds and five of them have been written by the ultra-talented children's author Jeanne Willis. Thomas Taylor's fabulously funny The Pets You Get completes the set!
- RRP £41.94
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Featuring the Red House Children's Book Award winner Who's in the Loo? - a laugh-out-loud book which finds a queue of people wondering who's holding them up (and the answer will surprise both children and parents!), it will have the whole family laughing and quickly become a bedtime favourite.
Other books include I'm Sure I Saw a Dinosaur, a book which finds a whole town adamant they've seen something prehistoric at Sandy Bottom End and Mine's Bigger than Yours - a story about a big scary monster and little hairy monster...
DNPO 3 years +
Dinosaur Poo (Paperback)
Christyan & Diane Fox3 years +
Many children love dinosaurs. Even more find poo funny. Could there be a better combination than in this disgustingly delightful lift-the-flap picture book - Dinosaur Poo!
- RRP £12.99
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The dinosaurs are on the hunt for the biggest poo - and as the line of dinosaurs searching gets longer, the poos get larger and so do the flaps your little reader will have to lift. They're sure to enjoy finding out what's hidden underneath - and the biggest surprise comes at the end...
Written by Diane and Christyan Fox, Dinosaur Poo! is a book that might be all about number twos, but it will soon be the number one read with your little readers!
GBHU 3 years +
Peter Bently Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Peter Bently3 years +
A perfect collection of picture books from the Roald Dahl Funny Prize-shortlisted author of The Great Dog Bottom Swap, which is joined here by two more hilarious favourites, our three-book Peter Bently Collection is a wonderful set of rhyming stories for sharing with little ones aged 3 and above at bedtime.
- RRP £20.97
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Dogs accidentally swap bottoms at the Dogs' Summer Ball; a squirrel takes a hot air balloon ride to the moon in search of cheese in The Great Balloon Hullaballoo; and some sneaky tricks are concocted by a nasty wolf in The Great Sheep Shenanigans as he plans his lamb supper...
Cheeky, funny and completely charming, we can't imagine any parent or child will be able to resist laughing out loud to the wacky antics of these less-than-ordinary animals. Great fun to read aloud!
AWFU 9 years +
Awful Auntie (Hardback)
David Walliams9 years +
A new children's novel from David Walliams is always cause for celebration - and Awful Auntie continues his winning streak!
- RRP £12.99
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Aunt Alberta is desperate to cheat Lady Stella Saxby out of her inheritance - the beautiful Saxby Hall. Stella sets about on making a plan with her friend Soot, the mischievous ghost of a chimney sweep, to ensure she will be able to claim what is rightfully hers...
With hilarious Roald Dahl-style hijinks, soon-to-be classic characters and a simply heart-warming message of how friendship can appear in the most unlikely of places, Awful Auntie will delight all of Walliams' many, many fans.
CHCS 3 years +
Christmas Colouring Collection - 3 Books (Paperback)3 years +
Christmas has never been cooler... the three colouring books featured in this collection will provide creative children with hours of festive fun as they decorate a number of Yuletide scenes!
- RRP £8.97
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Including pictures of reindeer, snowmen and Santa himself, as well as 100 stickers to decorate them (or the house!) with, these books will be returned to again and again in the build-up to Christmas Day.
With bold outlines and characters children will love, these Christmas colouring books are great for excited children aged 3 and over!
LRED 6 years +
Let's Read! Collection - 20 Books (Collection)6 years +
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.
- RRP £99.80
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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!
TTOE 12 years +
Top 10 of Everything (Hardback)
Paul Terry12 years +
Top 10 of Everything 2015 provides cool and crazy facts on the top 10 video games, skate parks, craziest rides and much more - a simply dynamic book for non-fiction fans aged 9 and over!
- RRP £14.99
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With added interactive features in the case of 'You Rate' boxes, 'Fact Flashes', 'Compare-o-meters' and 'Your Shout' spreads, this is a great book to dip in and out of. Ideal for giving children a fresh look at the universe, some of the facts featured here will make readers of any ages jaws drop!
Whether they're interested in sport, science, space, machines, animals or music - this is an exciting gift book for any fact fan!
CBAP 3 years +
Christmas Activity Placemats (Paperback)3 years +
Sure to provide plenty of festive fun at mealtimes in the build-up to and on Christmas Day, little ones aged 3 and above will have a great time problem solving, searching, and doodling on the 50 tear-out placemats in this bumper book of Christmas Activity Placemats.
- RRP £9.99
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Featuring 50 unique pull-out pages and activities galore, the placemats are great for entertaining children at dinner with relatives - and will make for awesome table decorations for children's Christmas parties with their bold designs and cute illustrations.
DSHA 10 years +
The Saga of Darren Shan Collection - 12 Books (Collection)
Darren Shan10 years +
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.
- RRP £83.88
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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.