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The Book People’s Big Summer Book Sale – now on!

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We’re now into the summer holidays and if you’re planning on heading away, what better way to fill your suitcase than with some of the incredible books available in our Big Summer Book Sale? With discounts of up to 90% off the RRP of books for all ages, we’re sure you’ll find something to enjoy.

There are hundreds of books featured in our summer sale, ranging from sets of fiction to children’s book collections and cookbooks from the likes of Paul Hollywood, Shelina Permalloo and Ken Hom. Children’s favourite characters also make an appearance in the kids’ books that are available at bargain prices.

If you’re looking for cheap books to bring some cheer to everyone you know this summer, why not shop in our sale here at the Book People… What would summer be without books?

Books for Disgust from Disney-Pixar’s Inside Out

With the release of Disney-Pixar’s Inside Out only a matter of days away, children all around the world – and some adults too – are getting excited to meet the characters of the film: Disgust, Anger, Joy, Sadness and Fear. This made us think… which books would the characters from the Inside Out film love, being the personification of such raw emotions? Well, we’ve hunted through the cellar and attic at Book People Manor to find just the right books for the Inside Out characters.

Disgust Inside Out

Books for Disgust from Disney-Pixar’s Inside Out

Horrible Histories Collection – 10 Books
From the Rotten Romans, to the Terrible Tudors and the Gorgeous Georgians, Horrible Histories 10 Beastly Books is oozing with dreadful jokes, awful anecdotes and frightening facts that are sure to both delight and disgust young readers aged 7 and above. We’re sure these delightfully dour non-fiction books will be perfect for Disgust.

Dinopoo Collection – 4 Books
From dino toilets and pants to ball games and burps, this laugh-out-loud collection of wildly inventive dinosaur stories sees Charlie face up to some prehistoric problems in the shape of a millipede king, a troublesome T. rex, dishonest dinosaurs and a helper who he thinks is more difficult than all of the dinosaurs combined – a girl! 

Horowitz Wickedly Funny Collection – 10 Books
Collections of books for kids don’t get much better (or more wickedly disgusting) than this! Prepare to laugh your socks off with this set of ten of our favourite Anthony Horowitz books – from the hilarious Public Enemy Number Two to the jaw-achingly funny Groosham Grange.

Hard Nuts of History Collection – 10 Books
With hilarious full-colour illustrations from the talented illustrator Jamie Lenman adding extra delight to the icky savagery, these are brilliant books for anyone who loves the more vicious side of history. Are your little ones disgusting enough to have a read?

Best holiday reads 2015: our top 10 summer reads for children

Summer holiday season has finally arrived and what better way to excite the little ones on their well-deserved downtime than kicking back with one of this year’s best holiday reads for children! Our pick of the 10 best summer reads for kids has all their holiday books covered. From the thrilling and hilarious Paper Towns by John Green – which has a film adaptation hitting cinemas soon – to classic children’s books from the likes of Dick King-Smith and Enid Blyton, our list of top summer reads for children has something for every young reader, whether they’re staying at home or travelling on holiday.

Summer books for children

Best holiday reads 2015: our top 10 summer reads


Summer holiday season has finally arrived and what better way to spend your well-deserved downtime than kicking back with one of this year’s best holiday reads! Our pick of the 10 best summer reads has all your holiday books covered. From the gripping Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn – recently adapted into a major motion picture – to the romantic Nora Roberts collection, including titles like Under Summer Skies and Love by Design, our list of top summer reads of the moment has something for every reader, whether you plan to read on a tropical beach or at home in the garden.

Summer Reads 2015

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