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    LTTM 9 years +

    Listen to the Moon (Hardback)

    Michael Morpurgo, M.B.E.

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    You can pre-order Listen to the Moon today! All orders containing this book will be despatched in their entirety from 25 September onwards.

    A beautiful hardback edition of the nation's favourite storyteller Michael Morpurgo's Listen to the Moon is a stunning tour de force of family, love, war and forgiveness.

    Alfie and his father find a girl on an uninhabited beach, with no memory of who she is or how she came to be there. She can only say one word: Lucy. Is she a mermaid, a German U-boat victim, or worse - a German spy? All that is true is that she loves music and moonlight and that when she listens to the glimmering gramophone, the girl she once was starts to reappear... But World War I is raging on and fear and suspicion put Alfie and Lucy under threat. And the introduction of Merry brings a new melody to the great composition...

    A must-read for fans of War Horse and Private Peaceful, Michael Morpurgo's new book Listen to the Moon will delight readers aged 9 and above as they immerse themselves in his emotive writing.
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    MMPC 9 years +

    Michael Morpurgo Collection - 20 Books (Collection)

    Michael Morpurgo

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    Featuring 20 of his best-loved children's classics including Kensuke's Kingdom, War Horse, Private Peaceful and Shadow, our wonderful Michael Morpurgo Collection is essential reading for all children aged 9 and above.

    With absorbing text and page-turning storylines, Michael Morpurgo novels centre on epic tales of triumph and tragedy, kindness and cruelty and the unique bond between humans and the animal kingdom - and with our biggest Michael Morpurgo book collection to date, readers can get wrapped up in the masterful stories of this bestselling and award-winning author.

    Heart-lifting, powerful, magical and always thrilling, the books included in this former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo box set are perfectly told stories that cleverly balance joy and heartbreak. Sometimes bittersweet, but always brilliant, our Michael Morpurgo Collection will captivate all young readers - and their parents too!

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    AWSC Toddlers

    Acorn Wood Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler

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    The team behind the Gruffalo, author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler, are responsible for some of the most popular children's books around. This set of three tiny board books, displayed in a beautiful slipcase, will introduce any little one to the joys of reading!

    All the books have flaps to lift while the eye-catching artwork and rhyming text is tremendously satisfying to read out loud together. All set around the joyous surroundings of Acorn Wood, Rabbit's Nap finds Rabbit determined to find out who is keeping him awake, while Hide-and-Seek Pig finds Pig trying to discover where Hen is hiding - will your child be able to help him?

    Fox's Socks is another fine, funny story and this time Fox just can't find his socks anywhere - are they under the rug or inside the clock? By lifting the flaps, you'll be able to find out... A delightfully interactive treat from a very talented duo.

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    LMCC Toddlers
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    Everyone loves the Mr. Men and Little Miss stories. They've been bestsellers and firm favourites with children ever since Roger Hargreaves first introduced them in the 1970s - and with his son Adam Hargreaves taking over the mantle, they still entertain young readers and families around the world today.

    Back by popular demand, our Little Miss Collection contains 37 books featuring familiar characters like Little Miss Sunshine, Little Miss Bossy and Little Miss Naughty. Fun-packed stories that are a delight to read through together and share, they'll make sure bedtime reading is full of laughter.

    Coming in a delightful display box, this collection also includes more recent additions to the Little Miss family - including Mr. Bump's equally clumsy sister Little Miss Whoops, the rather festive Little Miss Christmas and the simply adorable (and brand new) Little Miss Hug!

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    SBEA 3 years +

    Santa's Beard (Hardback)

    Matilda Tristram, Tom Duxbury

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    If you know a little one who is getting excited for the visit of Father Christmas, they will absolutely adore this interactive book - which lets them take control of Santa's real (well, velcro...) beard and stick it onto a variety of funny faces throughout the pages.

    During the summer months, Santa decides his beard is just too fluffy and warm to deal with, but the Beard has something to say about that: "Don't worry, Santa. I'll just find a new face." And off he goes...

    The Beard finds a number of new faces, but none seem to quite fit or want him - certainly not the baby in the pram, the princess in her castle or the pirate at sea. Will he find the right face?

    With Nick Sharratt's distinctive and bright illustrations and gentle flowing text, Matilda Tristram and Tom Duxbury's Santa's Beard is a real Christmas cracker!
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    ODAB 13 years +

    One Direction: Autobiography (Hardback)

    One Direction

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    This is it! For the first time ever, global superstar heartthrobs One Direction have released their 100% official, no-holds-barred autobiography, One Direction: Who We Are.

    From their humble beginnings at a nervous X-Factor audition in 2010 to selling out arenas, releasing their bestselling third album Midnight Memories and making their own movie, Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis bare all in this beautifully produced 1D autobiography.

    What is it like being in One Direction? What did the band think of each other when they first met? How is life on the road? All of the questions fans are dying to ask are answered with modest honesty and are accompanied by never-before-seen photographs of One Direction, sketches, notes and more, taking fans behind the scenes of their incredible journey to superstardom.

    A must-have book for every fan, this One Direction autobiography is the story of their lives and reveals just what makes them beautiful!
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    THGR

    That's So Gross Set x 4 PBs (Collection)

    Mitch Symons

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    Four fascinating and funny books for children aged 7 and above, our That's So Gross Collection is a hilarious set of revolting reference books from the double Blue Peter Award-winning author, Mitchell Symons.

    Approaching topics in the much-loved Horrible Histories format, the frightful facts and sickly stories in this collection cover all that's gross from history, the animal kingdom and the human body - and is sure delight children who love all things that are disgusting!

    Discover if dung beetles really stink; why caterpillars are so muscly; why angry monkeys fling their poo; why we puke, and why we sweat too for that matter; and much, much more in this deliciously disturbing collection of non-fiction books for children.

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    TFAS 3 years +
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    It's time for a story! Offering a whole new storytelling experience, our Time for a Story Book & DVD Collection is a fabulous set of 10 classic children's picture books, all accompanied by DVDs that bring the stories to life.

    Featuring children's favourites including Michael Rosen's We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Martin Waddell's Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?, Lucy Cousins' Za-za's Baby Brother and many more, this book and DVD collection is ideal for entertaining the little ones on cold, rainy days or for adding some animated adventure to the picture books they love so much.

    With the voice talents of Kevin Whatley, Emilia Fox and many more providing the narrations, this picture book and DVD collection is sure to be a hit with young children aged 3 and above.

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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 set to be the next big thing, now is the perfect time to explore these compelling stories.

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    PGTL 10 years +
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    Snoopy shares his philosophy, Charlie Brown gives his outlook on life, Woodstock shows his wisdom and Lucy offers up her cynical life lessons in the four-book Peanuts: Guide to Life Collection.

    Sharing sentiments on everything from food to friendship, this is a wonderful gift collection for all ages, featuring the stars of a true American institution - the Peanuts comic strip.

    A film adaptation of Peanuts will be released in 2015, so you and your children will be able to enjoy these gently funny observations on all aspects of life together as you eagerly await seeing them on the big screen.

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    NNPB 3 years +
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    Including titles from children's favourites Jill Murphy, Martin Waddell, Amy Hest and many more, our 10-book Night Night Collection of picture books is the perfect set of books to tuck your little ones with at bedtime.

    Written by very talented children's authors and all covering the subject of sleep, among the gentle and funny titles are A Quiet Night In, Nighty Night! and Charley's First Night. The books also come presented in a ziplock folder so they can be easily transported wherever sleepy time may be!

    Perfect for sharing with children aged 0 and above before bed!

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    MYNG 12 years +

    Moira Young Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Moira Young

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    Sure to satisfy the the cravings of the most loyal of Hunger Games fans, the gripping and fast-paced Dust Lands Collection, from Costa Children's Book Award-winning author Moira Young, stars a fierce heroine who will blow teen readers away!

    Blood Red Road introduces readers to Saba, a girl brought up in the isolated Silverlake. She never sees the dangers that plague the society outside. But when her brother is kidnapped by mysterious black-robed riders, Saba is forced outside of Silverlake on a quest to save him!

    The thrilling follow-ups to Blood Red Road, Rebel Heart and Raging Star, continue Saba's epic and dangerous saga...

    Filled with danger, betrayal, intrigue, passion and destiny, our three-book Dust Lands Collection is essential reading for any YA fiction fan! And with a movie franchise in development by none other than Gladiator and Alien director Ridley Scott, now is the perfect time to dive in to this set of teen fiction books before the film makes its way to your screens.

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    TODR Toddlers

    Toddler Christmas (Hardback)

    Katie Saunders

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    A great book for anyone with an excited toddler who may need entertaining as they get a little bit too excited in the build-up to the big day, Toddler Christmas provides a wide range of festive activities, games, puzzles and stories.

    From decorating a letter for Santa to making special food for the reindeer and snuggling up with a special Christmas bedtime story, there are ideas for every moment of the festive season.

    The large padded book also contains a special Christmas quiz and parental notes to help everyone make the most of this magical time of year. Guaranteed to add some sparkle and magic to a toddler's Christmas, the book features beautiful illustrations from Katie Sanders.
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    PEMP 3 years +

    Princess Evie's Magical Winter Ponies (Hardback)

    Sarah Kilbride & Sophie Tilley

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    Magic, snow and sparkling stories - what more could a young pony-mad child need? Why, princesses of course!

    Princess Evie is crazy about her ponies, but her ponies aren't normal ponies... Whenever she rides them, they take her on simply magical adventures to faraway lands - and in this festive-themed book, Evie will introduce little readers to Shimmer the Magic Ice Pony and Silver the Magic Snow Pony.

    This gorgeous and delicately illustrated picture book from Sarah Kilbride and Sophie Tilley is suitable for children aged 3 and over. Ideal for sharing during a cold winter's evening, it contains two delightful stories that are sure to entertain any child who believes in magic - and there's even a pop-up pony to add to the fun!

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    EBNG 9 years +

    Enid Blyton's Naughtiest Girl Collection (Collection)

    Enid Blyton and Anne Digby

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    Spoilt rotten and dreadfully selfish, Elizabeth Allen is a young lady who doesn't like anyone or anything, that is, except getting into trouble and causing mischief. From the author of The Famous Five, The Secret Seven and Malory Towers - the wonderful Enid Blyton - our 10-book The Naughtiest Girl Collection is essential reading for fans of Blyton and children aged 7 and above who are yet to be introduced to her wonderful writing.

    In The Naughtiest Girl in the School, only-child Elizabeth is sent away to boarding school after tormenting her governess with such tricks as hiding earwigs in her bed. Once she arrives she decides to become the naughtiest pupil the school has ever seen. But will living up to this decision be as easy as she first thought...?

    Follow Elizabeth in this wonderful collection as she tries to come good; fights the urge to be bad when she is handed the responsible job of school monitor; attends camp with the horrible Arabella, in the same tent no less; stars in the school summer play and much, much more. A timeless set of children's stories from an author who has touched the hearts of readers for over half a century, this collection contains Enid Blyton's four original novels and the brilliant continuation of the series by the talented Anne Digby.

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    SWRD 5 years +
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    Enter the Jedi Academy, step aboard the Death Star, join the Rebel Alliance, pilot the X-Wing and feel the Force with this huge set of Star Wars books from the reading experts at DK.

    Covering reading levels 2-4 and designed to have even the most reluctant of readers on the edge of their seat as they read along, this huge, action-packed 20-book set is sure to help your little Star Wars fan on their reading journey as they learn about their favourite characters, locations, vehicles and battles from the blockbusting films and the popular Clone Wars series.

    Guaranteed to get children aged 7 and above hooked on reading, whilst also developing their reading skills and general knowledge, this is an out-of-this-world collection of Star Wars books that will support and develop all of the reading skills little ones are learning at school.

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    ANDB 5 years +
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    Andrew Brodie is a trusted name when it comes to learning, and these curriculum-based activity books will help children get to grips with both maths and English in a fun and refreshing style that makes learning fun!

    Aimed at Key Stage 1 pupils, the maths books in this collection include Maths 5-6, which features work on counting, time and shape as well as early addition and subtraction; Problem Solving 5-6 which will help them count accurately and get their heads around fractions, money, shape and time; and Times Tables 5-6 which covers counting in twos, fives and tens.

    The English books, also relevant to Key Stage 1, will help children learn all about literacy. As they widen their vocabulary and learn more spellings, Punctuation 5-6 will help children write in clear, well-punctuated sentences and teach them about full stops and capital letters. Spelling 5-6 features works on letters and the sounds they represent; while Writing 5-6 explores words in context.

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    LSUS 5 years +
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    Give a young LEGO fan a treat, not trick, in the lead-up to Halloween with this sensationally spooky sticker book!

    A must-have for any LEGO fan, the ghoulish book contains over 1,000 reusable stickers and lets readers learn all about some of the scariest Minifigures around - if they're brave enough... With fun and lively captions that reveal many fascinating facts about LEGO's famous vampires, ghosts, monsters and werewolves, this is a great book for any child who likes the scarier side of LEGO.

    LEGO Spooky! Ultimate Sticker Collection also features spooky scenes like an eerie graveyard and a mysterious ghost train just waiting to be filled in with the stickers, as well as giving children the chance to unleash their inner Frankenstein and create their very own monster!

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    LTWP 3 years +
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    Ten wonderful wipe-clean books that are perfect for introducing first concepts to children aged 3 and above, Learn to Write is a bright, bold and colourful introduction to learning.

    Full of wonderful illustrations and photographs, the books have plenty of space for little ones to trace, draw, practise what they have learned and develop their pen control for the school years that lie ahead.

    Encouraging early counting skills, awareness of the alphabet and recognition of shapes, colours, bugs, trains and much, much more, the simple activities on every page include simple instructions to help make learning these important topics fun!

    Please note, this children's book is currently only available for pre-order. Orders containing this title will be despatched in their entirety soon after 22 September.

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    JDNS Toddlers

    Julia Donaldson & Nick Sharratt Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    Julia Donaldson & Nick Sharrat

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    From two of the biggest and bestselling names in children's literature, our Julia Donaldson & Nick Sharratt Collection is full of animal fun that parent and child will enjoy time and time again,

    In One Mole Digging a Hole, Mole is given a helping hand with his garden by some very friendly parrots, bears and bees; Animal Music sees a silly symphony come together; Chocolate Mousse for Greedy Goose teaches some less than well-behaved animals some table manners; and Hippo has a Hat details some chaotic animal fun in a clothes shop.

    Trademark whimsical rhymes from Julia Donaldson and hilarious illustrations by Nick Sharratt combine to make this 4-book collection a delight to share aloud at bedtime. It is sure to provide hours and hours of giggles.

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    MFWC 7 years +

    Enid Blyton Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Enid Blyton

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    A much-loved children's author who was the talent behind the Famous Five, Malory Towers and the Secret Seven, this magical six-book collection will introduce a new generation of readers aged 7 and over to two of Enid Blyton's fantasy series - The Wishing-Chair and The Faraway Tree.

    Joe, Beth and Frannie move home and come across the Faraway Tree, which soon offers them a gateway to many exciting and magical adventure. The Wishing-Chair series follows Mollie and Peter as they head off to buy their mother a birthday present and end up finding a chair that can grant wishes!

    Six funny and amazing adventures that will enchant readers and keep them thoroughly entertained!

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    ALFE 3 years +
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    Much-loved classics and timeless tales of childhood courage and exploration, the Alfie series by two-time Kate Greenway Medal-winning author Shirley Hughes has been a favourite with us at the Book People for many, many years and we're sure if you have little ones who are yet to be introduced to Alfie, he'll soon be a favourite of theirs too!

    Featuring all of the best-loved Alfie stories in an attractive carry bag, little ones can join Alfie as he attends a birthday party; splishes and splashes in his new yellow boots; makes friends; visits the fair and much, much more...

    Charmingly illustrated and and wonderfully written, the reassuringly warm stories of Alfie and his day-to-day activities make the ordinary extraordinary and will make a welcome addition to the bookshelf of any child aged 3 and above.

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    CBKP 9 years +
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    You can now pre-order The Children's Book of Politics. Any orders containing this book will be despatched in their entirety from 19 September onwards.

    With a foreword from the wonderful, award-winning journalist Andrew Marr, Who's In Charge brings politics to life, enabling children aged 7 and above to join the debate and get their voices heard.

    Covering political structures throughout history, from ancient Greek philosophy to modern governments, the book provides a detailed yet accessible insight into different political systems, how laws are made, what happens behind the scenes in parliament and what children can do to get involved.

    Defining those tricky political words with bright, bold illustrations, this child-friendly introduction to politics lifts the lid on this usually confusing topic and provides the next generation of law makers with clear explanations - from famous leaders to great speeches, revolutions and traditions - that gently introduce them to the world of politics.
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    BIOG 8 years +
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    Children who prefer facts to fiction and are fascinated by real-life figures will be engrossed in this ten-book collection that takes a look at ten of the world's greatest heroes and heroines!

    With vivid storytelling and eye-catching artwork, the biographies cover a wide-ranging spectrum of important figures from history - Alexander the Great, Anne Frank, Eleanor of Aquitane, Elizabeth I, Gandhi, Isaac Newton, Julius Caesar, Leonardo Da Vinci and Nelson Mandela.

    Fully researched and written by historical experts, every book also contains a timeline that brings each hero's story to life and will provide readers with even more jaw-dropping facts! A must for any non-fiction fan.