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Our priority is to fulfil all existing orders whilst ensuring the health and wellbeing of our colleagues and customers alike. Please be assured that our warehouse team is working hard to ship all existing orders as quickly and safely as possible. Orders may take up to 7 weeks to be delivered.

Unfortunately you can no longer log into your account, but please do not worry. This does not mean your order is not being processed. You will receive a tracking email as soon as your order has been dispatched. You are still able to contact Customer Services by email at or call 0345 602 3030 (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm) for any questions you may have.

Thank you for your continued patience and understanding. The Book People

Get Involved

Get Involved

The Book People, in association with Little Tiger Press and Save The Children, are on the lookout for any child aged 5-11, in the UK, who has an incredible bedtime story to tell!

All they need to do is write a 200 to 800 word story and they could not only win £250 of books from The Book People for them, and £250 of books for their school - but if they’re selected as the overall winner, they will see their story brought to life in their very own book, illustrated by the incredible Lucy Fleming and published by Little Tiger .

After the closing date, 8 November 2019, our judges will choose one winner from each age category. Head judge, Giovanna Fletcher, will then select an overall winner from the three category winners.

The age categories are:

  • 5-7 years
  • 8-9 years
  • 10-11 years

Children must be aged between 5 and 11 years old as of 8 November 2019. Category entry is based on the child’s age on the date of entry.

Want to find out more? Take a look at the Bedtime Story Competition FAQs.

Category entry is based on the child’s age on the date of entry.

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Registered address: The Book People Limited, Salisbury House, Weyside Park, Catteshall Lane, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1XE.