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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 +
My First Reading Library - 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.
- 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 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.
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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This is a beautiful gift box containing all 23 Original "Peter Rabbit Books". Loved the world over for a century each little book takes you deep into the English countryside as you become familiar with Beatrix Potter's famous and lovable characters, from naughty Peter Rabbit himself, to tidy Mrs Tittlemouse and unlucky Jeremy Fisher. Each tale with its soft water-colour artwork will delight and charm adults and children alike. Which is your favourite? The 23 Tales of this title include: "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"; "The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin"; "The Tailor of Gloucester"; "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny"; "The Tale of Two Bad Mice"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle"; "The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan"; "The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher"; "The Story of A Fierce Bad Rabbit"; "The Story of Miss Moppet"; "The Tale of Tom Kitten"; "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck"; "The Tale of Samuel Whiskers or the Roly-Poly Pudding"; "The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies"; "The Tale of Ginger and Pickles"; "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse"; "The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes"; "The Tale of Mr. Tod"; "The Tale of Pigling Bland"; "Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes"; "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse"; "Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes"; and, "The Tale of Little Pig Robinson".
- RRP £140.00
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Please note that some of the books in this beautiful boxed collection are slightly worn.
SONB 4 years +
Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books (collection)
Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are specially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read. From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones. Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in junior school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
- RRP £128.82
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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.
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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DAUD 7 years +
Roald Dahl Audio Collection in Tin (collection)
Ten of Roald Dahl's most-loved stories are read by a host of famous names in this swishwifflingly scrumdiddlyumptious 29-CD audibook collection. One of Dahl's biggest fans, David Walliams reads The BFG, while fresh from playing Willy Wonka live on stage, Douglas Hodge lends his voice to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Kate Winslet reads Matilda while comedians Chris O'Dowd, Peter Serafinowicz and Richard Ayoade also add their animated vocal talents to characters like The Twits, Fantastic Mr Fox and Danny the Champion of the World! A must for keeping the whole family entertained on long journeys, the CDs come in a handy and stylish tin case.
- RRP £123.90
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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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HIGHGROVE: A GARDEN CELEBRATED is a commemoration of the beautiful, mature gardens planned and planted by The Prince of Wales over thirty years ago. This exclusive edition, made with organic leather, features watercolours by His Royal Highness, and is an edition for the true gardening connoisseur. The gardens at Highgrove evoke intense emotion. In January, the dramatic light and early snowdrops of the Stumpery are exquisite; the glistening emerald lawns and tree blossoms in Spring lift the spirits with a promise of what is to come; in Summer, the longed-for delphiniums in the Sundial Garden stand proudly to attention and dramatic leaf colours welcome Autumn to the Arboretum as the harvesting in the Kitchen Garden begins. In Winter the structural elements of the garden have their moment of glory as the year comes to a close and the cycle of the seasons continues. Lavishly illustrated with photographs that capture both the light and detail of this magisterial space, this commemorative book will delight and inspire both gardeners and horticulturalists of every level. It is an exquisite celebration of garden design, passion and inspiration.
- RRP £500.00
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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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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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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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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.
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.
XBJM 12 years +
- RRP £97.86
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He needs little introduction... Meet James Bond, charming, sophisticated, handsome, chillingly ruthless and very deadly. From the first of Fleming's tales of Secret Agent 007 where Bond is on a mission to neutralise a lethal operative by ruining him at the baccarat table to the last, which finds Bond ruthlessly gunning down an unlikely assassin in snipers' alley between East and West Berlin, this collector's set features all 14 Bond novels, beautifully repackaged in a fabulously retro look. A superb present for the legions of 007 fans and fans of contemporary thrillers!
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!
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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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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XNROJ 8 years +
New Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books (collection)
Slipcase not included.
- RRP £98.85
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With striking new jackets and 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.
Please note that all the books in this collection were available previously under Product Codes ROJ and XROJ, but with different artwork and jackets.