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The Complete Thomas Library - 68 Books (collection)
Perfect for very young children, this beautiful Engine Shed Complete Collection Thomas Story Library is the ideal gift for any 'first' bookshelf. Featuring the loveable blue steam train, Thomas the Tank Engine and his array of ever-popular friends, both old and new (including Gordon, Edward and James), this bumper 68-book collection follows the engines around the island of Sodor on their many fun, accessible and easy-to-follow adventures. Based on the much-loved original tales by Reverend Wilbert Awdry and with full-colour cartoon-style illustrations throughout, this bold and bright gift is exceptional value and will keep little ones aged 2+ entertained from start to finish, over and over again!
- RRP £203.99
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MFSC 4 years +
Very First Reading Collection - 50 Books (collection)
Perfect for sharing at bedtime and also a great way for children to get to grips with reading themselves as they embark on their own personal reading journey, this massive 50-book collection will quickly become a bookshelf favourite. With gorgeous illustrations and easy-to-follow stories, the books will allow children to gradually take over a greater share of the reading, building their confidence all the time. The stories cover wishes, magic and animals and are sure to be returned to again and again.
- RRP £199.50
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Of the books featured in this collection, 22 are from the Usborne Very First Reading range, which is designed specifically for shared reading, while 12 are from Level One and 16 from Level Two, which are designed for the little one to take over a greater share of the story.
Great Loves Collection - 20 Books (collection)
- RRP £146.76
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Including 20 books united by the abundant theme of love, the Great Loves Collection features the glorious works of writers such as Virgil, Leo Tolstoy and Sigmund Freud. From innocent youthfulness to tainted, embittered infatuation, this collection covers love in its myriad forms. Full of hope and inspiration as well as tragedy and heartbreak, this passionate set makes for compelling reading.
- RRP £149.90
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The world of cricket has been blessed with some fascinating characters over the years and this vast audio collection of interviews, anecdotes and memories brings together many of the greats. The Voices of Cricket Audio Collection features around 30 hours of coverage across 20 CDs, including the legendary voices of Dickie Bird, Brian Johnston, Shane Warne and Richie Benuad. Many more legends have their say on this entertaining collection of memorable tales and hilarious insights, making it a wonderfully entertaining gift.
Great Food Collection - 20 Books (collection)
- RRP £139.80
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Every cook knows that diners enjoy their meals with their eyes as well as their tastebuds... and the same goes for books. How delightful to take down one of these classics of food writing from your kitchen shelf and enjoy its beautifully designed cover as well as the treats to be found within! This very special collection will let you travel in space and time as you journey through the tasted of the Middle East with Claudia Roden, sample the joys of excess with Samuel Pepys, make thrifty cooking into an art form with Eliza Acton and enjoy a taste of the sun with Elizabeth David. Make your way through them all, or pass them on to twenty food-loving friends!
XHHLL 5 years +
Horrid Henry's Loathsome Library - 30 Books (collection)
Horrid Henry's Loathsome Library brings together 30 books containing 84 original Horrid Henry stories, zillions of jokes and hours of fiendish reading fun. Francesca Simon's hilarious stories are perfect for getting reluctant readers into chapter books and have been adapted into both an animated CITV programme and a hit film. From passing nits on to his nemesis Perfect Peter to sabotaging the school sports day, Henry is always up to trouble and the books have been brilliantly and amusingly illustrated by Tony Ross. The collection also features a couple of joke books that are sure to have children aged 5 and over chuckling away!
- RRP £147.70
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Slipcase not included.
LRHH 5 years +
The Early Reader Collection - 30 Books (collection)
Children who are ready to move on from picture books to reading books will find plenty to enjoy in this 30-book collection of early readers. Specifically designed to support those aged 5 and over as they take the next step on their reading journey, the funny stories are accessibly written by talented children's authors including Steve Cole, Vivian French and Francesca Simon and are all complemented by lively designs.
- RRP £149.70
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XRWBC 5 years +
The books in the Read with Biff, Chip & Kipper Levels 4 to 6 collection are designed to help your child develop their reading skills and become a confident reader. Created by experts and based on current teaching practice, the books accurately reflect the curriculum's emphasis on phonic learning. The collection features phonics books and first stories created to support your child as they progress from Level 4 of the Oxford Reading Tree programme, where they are starting to read with less support, through to Level 6, when they will be reading with confidence. The fun stories feature Roderick Hunt and Alex Brychta's popular characters Biff, Chip and Kipper and are full of humour that is sure to keep children motivated while they gain confidence in reading.
- RRP £123.75
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Slipcase not included.
CHIP 3 years +
- RRP £123.75
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From Oxford Reading Tree, the Read with Biff, Chip & Kipper Levels 1 - 3 Collection has been specially designed to introduce children aged four and above to the early concepts that will form the basis of their reading and writing skills. Featuring Roderick Hunt and Alex Brychta's cheery and appealing characters, the books are sure to help your little one take their first steps in learning to read. This collection covers levels 1 to 3 of the scheme and includes twelve phonics books, twelve storybooks and a parents' handbook packed with advice on how to help your child make the most of their introduction to reading.
RASC 5 years +
My Chapter Book Collection - 20 Books (collection)
Help your child build their reading confidence with this 20-book collection! All the books are part of the Oxford Reading Tree and cover topics that will appeal to boys and girls, from cats and dogs to dinosaurs, magic and football. First chapter books for those aged 7 and above, the books are set out in manageable chunks and the gentle humour found throughout is sure to appeal and help inspire a lifelong love of reading.
- RRP £124.40
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WSTY 6 years +
Walker Stories Collection - 30 Books (collection)
For decades, Walker Books have created beautiful books that have become staples on the bookshelves of children. This impressive collection of 30 books will introduce children aged 6+ to a range of varied, familiar and easy-to-follow stories and even encompasses a range of real-life topics that will be sure to educate young children. From family to friends, home to hobbies, special occasions to amazing animals, pets to playtime, as well as characters from a range of backgrounds and nationalities and themes that include gentle morals for growing up, this brilliantly priced collection features plenty of tales that your primary school-aged child will love reading and returning to time and time again.
- RRP £119.70
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Vintage Dickens Collection - 16 Books (collection)
This collection brings together 16 of Charles Dickens' most celebrated novels for one great price. The likes of Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities are packed full of unforgettable characters and brilliant narratives that show just why Dickens is still regarded as the nation's favourite storyteller. The collection also contains books that may be less familiar, but are no less captivating, including the novel he was working on when he died: The Mystery of Edwin Drood. This 16-book collection enables you to discover the original books full of observations that remain relevant in today's society. The books come in stylish, vintage-style sleeves too.
- RRP £120.84
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WISE 5 years +
Wonderwise Collection - 20 Books (collection)
The Wonderwise picture books compile an award-winning series which stimulates the way children view the world around them. Based on fact and information, children can read these books and feel their imaginations stir as they find out about the human body, animals, the Earth, space, water, time, recycling, and plenty more besides. Bursting with fascinating facts and engaging illustrations, these 20 books introduce inquisitive children to key topics and concepts, all told in an entertaining and highly original way, to kick-start their learning before they enter the classroom! With notes for grown-ups about Imaginative Learning and extra thoughts on each subject for further discussion at the end, as well as a glossary of key words for the young reader, we think these books are simply fantastic!
- RRP £119.80
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James Bond Collection - 14 Book Slipcase (collection)
A truly iconic character, both in film and in print, this 14-book collection contains all of Ian Fleming's novels and short stories about the talented British Secret Service Agent James Bond. From For Your Eyes Only to Live and Let Die and Moonraker, these are hugely famous stories that you will want to return to again and again and with plenty of twists and turns along the way, each spy story is vividly compelling and gripping. Offering amazing value for money, each book is also presented in a wonderfully stylish vintage jacket and features a foreword from a leading contemporary author.
- RRP £111.86
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UREF 7 years +
My First Book Collection -12 Books (collection)
This really is the ultimate home reference collection for children aged 7+. Keep the neatly presented collection, complete with popper bag, on your bookshelf and simply turn to it for school projects and homework help, or for simply dipping in and out of to pick some some amazing and easy-to-remember facts. Great for young readers who prefer fact to fiction, the experts at Collins cover all manner of topics, from animals to earthquakes, maps of the world to our solar system, each book will be sure to capture the imagination of children and teach them the key facts they need to make a start in a range of essential and exciting subjects. Packed with colourful illustrations and photographs, fun facts and easy-to-follow language, this entertaining and educational collection is a must-have.
- RRP £119.88
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Jean Plaidy Collection - 12 Books (collection)
Jean Plaidy's epic and unforgettable historical novels set during the times of England's most tumultuous Tudor years display a skillful blend of superb storytelling and intricate historical detail. Likely to appeal to fans of Philippa Gregory, this 12-book collection includes incredible novels such as Defenders of the Faith, which tells the story of the dark days in England as the Tudor succession hung in the balance, Royal Road to Fotheringay, the tale of Mary Stuart's turbulent years before her 19-year imprisonment, and novels from the ever-popular Tudor Saga series, full of full-blooded drama and excitement with Henry VIII at their heart. Compelling and full of meticulous attention to detail, this powerful collection is completely unputdownable.
- RRP £107.88
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LADY 4 years +
Ladybird Tales Collection - 24 Books (collection)
With 24 books to read through, all presented in a sturdy hardback format, this collection deserves a place on every child's bookshelf. Presented in a beautiful slipcase to make the books extra special, 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.
- RRP £119.76
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The River Cottage Handbook Collection - 10 books (collection)
The River Cottage Handbooks Collection features ten practical guides that will help you get the most out of the food you love, including mushrooms, fruit, cakes, herbs and edible seashore produce. Each book has been written by a local expert and features an introduction from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. Delightful reading that also offers sensible, user-friendly advice you can rely on, the books focus on the local, seasonal produce that is at the very heart of Hugh's River Cottage and each book reflects the quality, thought and pride that goes into living the good life.
- RRP £110.00
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INBO 5 years +
Rainbow Fairies Collection - 21 Books (collection)
Rainbow Magic books have been helping to build the reading confidence in children aged 5+ for years and the spellbinding stories, well-loved characters and perfect balance of illustrations ensure the series continues to go from strength to strength, alongside your youngster's reading ability and enjoyment. In this new collection of Rainbow Magic stories, which features 21 tales, the Showtime Fairies, the Princess Fairies and the Pop Star Fairies are the stars. Children can join Kirsty and Rachel as they save the fairies from losing their special talents, meet an enchanting fairy who has lost her tiara, and save the Rainspell Island Music Festival from being a total flop, all at the hands of the pesky Jack Frost. Appealing, fun and full of magic and adventure!
- RRP £104.79
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XTCAL 5 years +
The Complete Alice Collection - 22 Books (collection)
Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass are children's classics. From falling down the rabbit-hole to attending the Mad Hatter's tea party and meeting Humpty Dumpty, the wonderful stories have been broken down into 22 separate volumes. Utterly charming and sure to appeal, this is a beautifully produced and exquisitely designed collection of books that are sure to be treasured by any child.
- RRP £99.00
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Please note that this collection now comes shrinkwrapped and does not come in a display box.
The Complete Inspector Morse Collection - 14 Books (collection)
- RRP £97.86
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This complete set of Colin Dexter's Inspector Morse novels will transport you directly into an Oxford seething with jealous, dark secrets and criminal behaviour. Join the curmudgeonly Morse and his faithful, more restrained companion Lewis, as they attempt to solve a variety of crime cases. Old-fashioned stories that will keep you guessing, this collection will appeal to fans of Morse and anyone who enjoys a good murder mystery.
XSTOY 5 years +
The Story Collection - 20 Books (collection)
20 fully illustrated storybooks to treasure and keep, written by renowned and much-loved children's authors including Julia Donaldson, Jacqueline Wilson, Michael Morpurgo and Jenny Nimmo. Designed for primary school-aged children who are beginning to read independently, The Story Collection will not only help them on their reading journey but also allow them to discover the joys to be found inside the cover of a book. This is an inspirational selection of children's books.
- RRP £99.99
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Slipcase not included.
Military History Collection - 10 Books (collection)
Anyone with an interest in military history will be captivated by the ten books featured in this collection. A mixture of moving real-life stories and thought-provoking and emotional fiction, the books offer the reader a glimpse into what life must have been like during both World War I and World War II. As we approach the centenary of the beginning of the First World War, Six Weeks reveals the British Junior Officers who went straight from the classrooom to the most dangerous job in the world, while Paths of Glory tells the story of WWI from the French point of view. Other books in the collection focus on the brave aviators and test pilots, while it also includes the highly acclaimed Das Boot.
- RRP £95.90
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Self-Sufficiency Collection - 12 Books (collection)
- RRP £95.88
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The Self-Sufficiency Collection can help you learn new skills and change the way you live. A collection of 12 diverse titles that could lead to life improvement, the books cover everything from weaving your own textiles to keeping bees and making cheese, soap and natural remedies. A brilliantly practical series that will help you master the basics of new activities in a very short space of time, each book contains colour illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions. You can either tackle one hobby at a time, or perhaps share the books out amongst your friends!
BSEA 5 years +
Battersea Animal Stories Collection - 20 Books (collection)
The 20 heart-warming stories in this collection are based on true-life tales from the Battersea Dogs & Cats Home and are just perfect for any little animal fans! With dewy-eyed puppies and cuddly kittens featuring throughout, these sweet and funny stories have been written for children in the early years of primary education and contain fact files, photos, the dos and don'ts of pet care and a range of fun pet-themed puzzles. A great gift for little ones who love cats and dogs, especially those fans of Magic Kitten and Magic Puppy!
- RRP £99.80
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Please note that although the back cover states that each book features a photograph and fact file of a real-life dog from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, the books in this set do not include this feature. We apologise for any inconvenience.
NROJ 8 years +
Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books (collection)
With striking new jackets and a new slipcase, all adorned with Quentin Blake's timeless illustrations, this 15-book collection brings together all of Roald Dahl's classic children's novels. Stories that have shocked, excited, entertained and delighted generations of children, this great value collection includes the likes of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and Fantastic Mr Fox. The iconic characters, hilarious settings and unforgettable storylines make this an essential addition to your child's bookshelf.
- RRP £98.85
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Please note that all the books in this collection were available previously under Product Codes ROJ and XROJ, but with different artwork and jackets.
WSAT 3 years +
Winnie The Witch Collection and Satchel - 14 Books (collection)
Winnie the Witch and her loyal cat Wilbur are much-loved characters with young children and this collection includes 14 of their incredible, zany, laugh-out-loud adventures. Coming in a bright satchel decorated with yellow and orange stripes - Winnie's favourite colours - the picture books can be easily transported wherever your child goes and will keep children and grown-ups thoroughly entertained. All written by Valerie Thomas, with Korky Paul's vibrant illustrations adding to the fun, join Winnie as she takes a ride on a flying carpet, visits the seaside, finds a dragon and visits the dinosaur museum.
- RRP £97.86
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Agatha Christie Collection - 12 Books (collection)
Including the likes of Murder on the Orient Express, The ABC Murders and Death on the Nile, this 12-book collection contains some of Agatha Christie's most critically acclaimed novels starring Hercule Poirot. With the news that Sophie Hannah is to open a new case for the moustachioed Belgian detective in 2014, there has never been a better time to read or re-read the gripping original stories. Always enticing and real page-turners, the influence of Christie on contemporary crime fiction is undeniable with this unputdownable and very entertaining collection.
- RRP £95.88
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Frederick Forsyth Collection - 12 Books (collection)
Featuring unputdownable novels alongside an array of short stories, this fantastic 12-book collection features the very best work from bestselling author Frederick Forsyth, including The Day of the Jackal. Other highlights include The Odessa File, a story set in 1963 which finds a young German reporter in a life-and-death hunt for a notorious former concentration camp commander, The Fourth Protocol, a tale of espionage and international intrigue and No Comebacks, a collection of 10 stories encompassing deception, blackmail, murder and revenge. Great for lovers of both short stories and gripping, suspenseful fiction, this is a must-have collection of Forsyth's writing that is fascinating, pacy and informative.
- RRP £95.88
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PBGS 3 years +
Classic Stories Collection - 20 books (collection)
With contemporary and humorous takes on 20 famous children's stories, The Usborne Picture Book Gift Set is the perfect gift for any child who is hooked on reading! Perfect books to share at bedtime, among the classic retold stories are Alice in Wonderland, Little Red Riding Hood, The Wizard of Oz and The Little Mermaid. Presented in a slipcase, all the books feature fantastic bright imagery from extremely talented illustrators and the simple text makes them a joy to read - for both child and parent.
- RRP £99.80
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Please note that some of the content in these stories may be frightening for very young children.
XORPU 8 years +
Michael Morpurgo Classic Collection - 16 Books (collection)
Award-winning storyteller Michael Morpurgo has delighted children for years with his beautiful writing and utterly gripping tales and this 16-book collection is a must-have for any young reader! The novels show just a snippet of Morpurgo's impressive back catalogue and includes some all-time favourites. Featuring the touching Mr Nobody's Eyes, the dramatic Kensuke's Kingdom and the poignant Little Foxes, the set also includes the stunning inspiration behind the bestselling show and Spielberg's blockbuster film, War Horse. A powerful collection that children aged 9+ will love working their way through.
- RRP £94.84
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Please note some of these titles have been available in our previous Michael Morpurgo collections.
Slipcase not included.
Beast Quest Collection series 7-9 - 18 Books (Paperback)
The Beast Quest books have managed to get many reluctant readers reading, and from customer reviews and the feedback we've received here at the Book People, the action-packed stories still continue to excite and entertain many young readers. This 18-book collection includes series 7 - 9 in the bestselling series, and children will be on tenterhooks as Tom arrives in a strange new land and has to face up to the likes of Convol the Cold-blooded Brute, Torpix the Twisting Serpent and Minos the Demon Bull. To add some interactive fun to the stories, each book comes with collector cards too!
- RRP £89.92
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