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    THST 3 years +
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    Thomas the Tank Engine has been a favourite with children all over the world for over 65 years - and at the Book People our Thomas books and box sets have always been amongst our bestsellers!

    Coming in a beautifully designed slipcase, our latest Thomas collection contains 35 exciting books, including four new stories, based on the Thomas and Friends TV series. With favourite characters like James the Red Engine, Gordon the Blue Engine and Henry the Green Engine all featured throughout, this collection will be returned to again and again.

    Suitable for train-mad little readers aged 3 and above, the story books feature images from the popular show and will make ideal bedtime reading - a must for Thomas fans everywhere!

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    MRLM 3 years +
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    We just love the Mr. Men and Little Miss characters at the Book People and we know that your little ones do too. All our collections featuring Roger Hargreaves' (and son Adam's) popular characters have been bestsellers - and this latest box set is sure to be just as popular!

    Featuring 35 new stories that have been specially translated from the original French editions, you'll find the likes of Mr. Tickle, Mr. Bump, Little Miss Sunshine and Little Miss Trouble enjoying some exciting adventures, while the gorgeously designed slipcase will look great on any Mr. Men or Little Miss fan's bookshelf.

    A new story collection starring familiar characters for children aged 3 and over - at a brilliant Book People price!

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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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    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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    ALFE 3 years +

    Alfie Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Shirley Hughes

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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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    FMPJ 3 years +

    Five Minutes Peace Jigsaw Book (Other)

    Jill Murphy

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    Ever since it was first published in 1986, Jill Murphy's Five Minutes' Peace has been a favourite with children and parents alike. With a theme that is completely familiar to every parent and humour that appeals to all ages, it was made for sharing!

    Now, the classic picture book has been revamped to include seven 12-piece jigsaws throughout the pages. Ideal for helping children develop their hand-eye coordination and cognitive skills, the book retains the original text so toddlers can read and play at the same time as they enjoy the story and piece together the striking original artwork in jigsaw form - copying it from the image hidden underneath the puzzle!
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    GUV2 Toddlers
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    The story of Little and Big Nutbrown Hare's efforts to express their love for each other has long been a favourite of ours at Red House - and with the book selling over 18 million copies worldwide, many generations of readers also love this touching tale.

    This beautiful 20th anniversary edition of Guess How Much I Love You comes in an enlarged board book format that little ones will cherish forever. The gorgeous story will be enjoyed time and time again - it's a true classic and this version is robust enough to withstand even the most terrible of toddler tantrums.

    Adored by children and adults alike, the simple story and endearing illustrations make this an unbeatable bedtime read 20 years on from first publication.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    MENX Toddlers

    Mr. Men: The Complete Collection - 50 Books (Collection)

    Roger Hargreaves

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    Ever since the first books were published in 1971, Roger Hargreaves' Mr. Men have been an enduring favourite with children (and parents!) of all ages. The likes of Mr. Happy, Mr. Tickle, Mr. Bump and friends must rank as some of the most famous characters in children's books - and this beautiful box set features them all!

    With a mammoth 50 books to enjoy and a simply gorgeous display case, this collection will keep young readers entertained for a long, long time to come. The bold, bright illustrations and simple storylines make the Mr. Men stories fun and appealing to return to again and again.

    Familiar characters like Mr. Tickle, Mr. Strong and Mr. Messy's books are also included in this vast box set, which is just perfect for adults and children to read and share together.

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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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    AWSC 3 years +

    Acorn Wood Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffl

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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, is perfect for sharing with children aged 1 and over as the books introduce the joys of reading and some soon-to-be familiar characters!

    All the books have flaps to lift, while the eye-catching artwork and rhyming text will be enjoyed as parent and child read through them together. Set in and 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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    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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    UNDE 3 years +
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    Pirates, Aliens, Dinosaurs... they all love Underpants - and so will you with this funny four-book collection!

    Written by Claire Freedman and illustrated by Ben Cort, these bright picture books are sure to entertain your young reader as they follow the Pants Pirates on their quest for the Pants of Gold. A treasure hunt like no other, this is a rip-roaring read just perfect for reading together.

    The original story in the Underpants series, Aliens Love Underpants, shows that even creatures from another planet find pants funny, while the lovable aliens also appear in Aliens Love Panta Claus, a festive story where they put neon pants on Rudolph and tie knickers up in place of stockings!

    There is plenty of prehistoric pants-based pandemonium to be found in Dinosaurs Love Underpants too. This picture book collection comes displayed in a beautiful cloth bag, meaning children can laugh their pants off wherever they are!

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    DOCM 3 years +
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    Presented in a special carry-along case, this four-book collection is full of fun activities and features Disney Junior's Doc McStuffins, a caring vet who simply loves her animals and would do anything to stop them feeling poorly.

    With themes of friendship and living healthily featured throughout, the books provide hours of boredom-busting fun. There's pictures to be coloured in with the colouring pencils that come with the books, stickers to be stuck on scenes from the show and plenty of puzzles and activities to partake in.

    A must for any fan (aged 3+) of the popular new Disney vet!

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    XLADY 4 years +
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    With 24 books to read through, all presented in a sturdy hardback format, this collection will delight any child who loves classic stories.

    Among the familiar fairy tales and stories included are Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Beauty and the Beast and The Ugly Duckling. Perhaps less well-known, but equally charming, are the likes of The Magic Porridge Pot, Chicken Licken and The Enormous Turnip.

    This set of stories is simply perfect for sharing at bedtime.
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    DSTF 3 years +

    Disney Sofia The First (Hardback)

    Catherine Hapka

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    Disney's princess-in-waiting features in this delightful picture book - and we know your little one is going to simply adore Sofia!

    With a simple yet fun storyline from Catherine Hapka and dazzling illustrations from Grace Lee, this is a wonderful introduction to reading for fans of the princess in purple. Sure to appeal to fans of Sofia and the other Disney princesses, this will quickly become a bookshelf favourite.
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    PBTK 3 years +

    Builder's Tool Kit (Other)

    Roger Priddy

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    With busy scenes, things to find and tools to play with, the Let's Pretend Builder's Tool Kit is a real treat for budding little builders!

    The jigsaw-style pieces are perfectly sized to be placed in the slots featured throughout the book, all of which will help little ones learn all about the things a builder and tradesman does - from creating a kennel and fixing a leak to painting and decorating a room.

    With its bold artwork and chunky puzzle pieces, this is an interactive book sure to delight!
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    PPPS 3 years +

    Princess Party Set (Other)

    Roger Priddy

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    A first jigsaw book with plenty of fun puzzle pieces, the Princess Party Set is sure to royally entertain any young child who is obsessed with princesses and all manner of pretty things!

    Suitable for children aged 3 and over, the interactive activities featured in the board book - which is expertly fitted into the box design so you will never lose the pieces - are sure to enhance hand-eye coordination, encourage imagination and help children get to grips with problem solving.

    The busy scenes are great to look at, the puzzle pieces are fun to fit in and the princess theme is sure to inspire any young child.

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    BBOC 3 years +
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    Sure to provide hours upon hours of reading fun for any future bookworm, this collection of beautifully illustrated, festive short stories will enthrall young readers as they take their first steps into the wonderful world of books this Christmas.

    Containing 10 stunning paperback books that are just perfect for sharing with your little ones at both playtime and bedtime (or any time, really), the Big Box of Christmas Stories gives everything children aged 3 and above need to fall in love with reading and learn about the true meaning of the festive season: heart-warming stories, stunning illustrations and fun, lovable characters.

    From The Best Christmas Ever to Silent Night and Lost in the Snow, this big box of even bigger laugh-out-loud adventures is just perfect for enjoying together with Mummy or Daddy as little ones' excitement for the big day builds.

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    IRFS Toddlers
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    Ladybird are a publisher that can always be trusted to provide young readers with not only a very entertaining read, but also a wonderfully informative one. This padded book is a bind-up of three titles that will help children prepare for a huge event - their first days at school!

    The opening section, I'm Ready... for School covers everything from the human body and the things it can do (like dance, stomp and throw) to the days of the week, while also giving a preview of the kind of things children can expect to learn. There's even a checklist for the things a child has to do to ensure they're ready for school on time!

    I'm Ready for... Phonics is an A-Z guide that will help children say the sounds (from every letter of the alphabet) that will quickly become familiar in their everyday lives, while I'm Ready... to Sing features some much-loved nursery rhymes and songs that little ones love.
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    AABC Babies

    Amazing Alphabet (Other)

    Annie Simpson

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    A brilliant first book for babies that will be returned to again and again through their toddler years, not only does Amazing Alphabet - Feel-and-Fit Shapes introduce them to various letters, but it's also delightfully interactive!

    With bold pictures to enjoy and lots of different die-cut grooves to touch and feel, this is just perfect for sharing. From an elephant to a fork and a duck saying 'quack' to a cheerful cat, the book will not only help little ones learn the alphabet but also help them discover about things which start with each letter.

    Sturdily built so that it can handle even the toughest of toddler hands, this book proves the alphabet is amazing!
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    PWPP Toddlers
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    Bring Peppa Pig to life with this brilliantly interactive book that contains a Peppa puppet attached within its pages. Peppa is a perennial favourite with preschoolers thanks to her Milkshake and Nick Jr show, and this lively book will be returned to again and again as children get to 'meet' Peppa for real.

    An amazing gift, the book contains simple text throughout and focuses on Peppa as she claps, waves and sneezes her way through the day and the plush puppet fits both big and little hands!
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    SBCW Toddlers

    Snow Bunny's Christmas Wish (Hardback)

    Rebecca Harry

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    Rebecca Harry's Snow Bunny's Christmas Wish is a simply beautiful book that has an eye-catching and spectacular foil finish on every page.

    It's a snowy Christmas Eve and one small bunny heads off in search of Santa to see if he can make her Christmas wishes come true. Perfect for bedtime reading and sure to appeal to children aged 2 and over, this is a charming tale of sharing and friendship.
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    ONEM 4 years +

    One Magical Winter (Hardback)

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    Four enchanting stories with spectacular glitter-enhanced 3D pop-up scenes, One Magical Winter is a wonderfully engaging and interactive book, illustrated by the brilliant Jacqueline East.

    Sure to become a favourite bedtime read, join these charming forest animals as they celebrate winter in a variety of fun ways - this great hardback book will have little ones entertained for hour and hours on end. With stories focused on bunnies, bears, owls and ducks, this charming book is sure to appeal to children who have a love of furry animals!
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    YCO2 3 years +

    You Choose! (Paperback)

    Pippa Goodhart

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    Pippa Goodhart's You Choose! will get parents and toddlers imagining their favourite places in the universe to visit, and thinking about the best way to travel and who they should be best friends with.

    With bright and colourful illustrations by Nick Sharratt, You Choose! is a stunning book to share with children from 3+ who will love the random ideas that are thrown up.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.