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Book People has novelty books for children of all ages. With lift-the-flaps and other exciting activities to enjoy, these exciting books are great for kids who prefer non-fiction and interactive fun.

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Novelty Books

  • Meet the Groovicorns Playhouse

    Product Code: GROO
    Other
    Hand-picked favourites
    We're all fans of unicorns, but just wait until you and your children meet the groovicorns!

    These enchanting characters star in this unique touch-and-feel book with colour-changing sequins! The witty, rhyming text describes why groovicorns are even better than unicorns and the tactile nature adds extra joy.

    Bright, bold and funny, the sturdy pages are easy for little hands to hold, too.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Rev-Up Racers: Puggy Buggies

    Product Code: RRPB
    Other 6 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    A barking brilliant book!

    Have fun making the buggies, and then race, colour and puzzle your way through the pug-packed activity book.

    Contents: Foam pieces, 2 Rev-up racers, Certificate, Activity book.
    • £4.00
    • RRP £12.99
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Your Body

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: AEUWQ
    Hardback 5 years +
    (2)
    This is a wonderful flap book introducing children to the way their own bodies work in a fun and informative way. It is a new, smaller format of the "Look Inside" series, perfect for little fingers. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps and a cheeky peek inside a toilet cubicle. Young readers' minds will boggle as they learn about how their brains work, what happens when they eat, how their lungs use oxygen and much more.
    • £9.49
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Space

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AEZYG
    Hardback 5 years +
    (4)
    This is a great fun flap book packed with interesting information about space, and the amazing things that float through it - stars, moons, comets, and the planets of our solar system. Each double-page spread has a stunning colour illustrations, and several flaps to lift to find out more about what's going on in the scene - such as what goes on inside the International Space Station, how astronauts visited the Moon and what they did there, as well as the history of astronomy, from Galileo to the Hubble Space Telescope.
    • £9.49
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  • Shark in the Park

    Nick Sharratt

    Product Code: AOHOO
    Other Toddlers
    (1)
    Timothy Pope, Timothy Pope, what can you see through your telescope? Join a little boy on a trip through the park. Is that really a shark he can see? Look through the die-cut hole and then turn the page and find out...A hilarious peep-through board book from the bestselling Nick Sharratt.
    • £5.39
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  • We're Going on an Egg Hunt

    Laura Hughes

    Product Code: BMGTT
    Other Toddlers
    (1)
    Join the Easter Bunnies as they set off on an exciting lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt. With ten eggs to find and count, this board book is great fun. But watch out for the obstacles along the way - lambs, chicks, bees and ducks - and there's even a wolfish surprise, so do take care. Based on the traditional `We're Going on a Lion Hunt' rhyme, the delightful illustrations and read-aloud story will make this board book a huge springtime hit with all fans of search-and-find and lift-the-flap books. We're going on an egg hunt. We're going to find them all. We're REALLY excited. Hooray for Easter Day!
    • £6.29
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  • Oh Dear! 35th Anniversary Edition

    Rod Campbell

    Product Code: BMTUB
    Other Toddlers
    (1)
    Rod Campbell, the creator of the preschool lift-the-flap classic Dear Zoo, has been a trusted name in early learning for over thirty-five years, and Oh Dear! has been a firm favourite with toddlers and parents alike since it was first published in 1983.Buster's staying with Grandma on the farm. But where will he find the eggs for breakfast? Not in the stable - oh dear! Young children will love lifting the flaps as they turn the pages and follow Buster around the farm. With bright, bold artwork, simple, catchy text and a whole host of favourite farm animals, Oh Dear! is a classic story to come back to again and again, and the thick board pages, chunky cased cover and sturdy flaps make it great for small hands.
    • £6.49
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  • Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes...

    Annie Kubler

    Product Code: ALTEB
    Board Toddlers
    (1)
    This award winning series has been specifically designed for babies. A great introduction to books through well-known nursery rhymes and interactive text. Singing songs and rhymes is the perfect way to bond with your baby and share quality time. It also aids language development by introducing them to the natural sounds and patterns of speech. Combining these with actions also stimulates the brain and helps muscle development.
    • £4.49
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  • Baby Touch and Feel Farm Animals

    Product Code: ATGED
    Other Babies
    This title helps you introduce your baby to farm animals with touch and feel textures. You can tickle and touch the textures together with your baby and watch them discover their favourite Farm Animals. You can encourage your baby to learn early concepts such as colours, shapes and patterns as they turn each page. You can let their little hands roam to find a velvety cow, a woolly sheep, a feathery cockerel, and a cuddly kid. Twinkly, fluffy and fuzzy textures in a chunky package are perfect for encouraging tiny fingers to explore and tiny minds develop. Sturdy pages with tactile covers and rounded corners mean these books will last years of reading.
    • £3.59
    • RRP £3.99
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  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt

    Michael Rosen

    Product Code: ATGGD
    Hardback Toddlers
    A pocket-sized pop-up of the award-winning picture book classic, We're Going on a Bear Hunt.
    • £5.39
    • RRP £6.00
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  • The Jolly Postman or Other People's Letters

    Janet and Allan Ahlberg

    Product Code: AFKWR
    Hardback 3 years +
    (8)
    The Jolly Postman delivers cards and letters to various fairy-tale characters. He has a letter of apology for the three bears from Goldilocks, a postcard from Jack for the giant, a solicitor's letter on behalf of Little Red Riding-Hood for the wolf who ate grandma, and so on. There are six envelopes in the book, each containing letters, cards, etc.
    • £12.39
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  • That's not my puppy...

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: BUUKC
    Other
    The That's not my... series is now 20 years old and this special, sparkly edition of That's not my Puppy is packed with pups with fluffy tails, shaggy ears and bumpy paws.

    The tactile, textured patches and bright pictures will help children develop their sensory and language awareness.
    • £6.29
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  • LEGO Star Wars: Awesome Jedi Tales

    Ace Landers

    Product Code: BZJQL
    Other
    An epic collection of LEGO Star Wars stories PLUS buildable Mace Windu minifigure! Blast into hyperspace in this journey through the Star Wars universe. With six stories starring the galaxy's greatest heroes (and villains) - from Anakin Skywalker to Rey and Kylo Ren, this collection has it all! LEGO Brick Adventures are funny, easy-to-read, full-colour stories.
    • £7.19
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  • I Love Mermaids! Activity Book

    Scholastic

    Product Code: CCYTH
    Paperback
    Dive into the enchanting underwater kingdom of mermaidsin this magical activity book with stickers! Jump on the latest trend in mythical creatures with this super-fun sticker activity book. With over 300 stickers! From magical underwater sticker scenes to search-and-find fun, this amazing activity title is overflowing with mermaid magic.
    • £5.39
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  • That's not my lion...

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: BWEIP
    Other Toddlers
    Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the bestselling That's not my... series with this book that is certain to be the mane event of your toddler's reading time - That's not my Lion!

    This new addition to the series has holographic gold edges and textured patches on the pages for babies and toddlers to touch and feel as they work their way though the book. The bright artwork will also help develop sensory and language awareness.
    • £6.29
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  • The Pop-Up Dear Zoo

    Rod Campbell

    Product Code: BOGTS
    Paperback Toddlers
    "I wrote to the zoo to send me a pet . . ."Rod Campbell's classic lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo is a firm favourite with toddlers and parents alike. This interactive pop-up edition retains all the charm of the original story and is packed full of exciting surprises. Young children will love lifting the flaps to discover the animals the zoo has sent - a very tall giraffe, a fierce lion and even a very jumpy frog. Will the zoo ever manage to send the perfect pet?With bright, bold artwork, a catchy refrain and a whole host of favourite animals, The Pop-Up Dear Zoo is a must for every child's bookshelf.
    • £6.89
    • RRP £6.99
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  • That's Not My Car

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ACMNO
    Board Toddlers

    That's Not My Car is part of Usborne's popular series of touchy-feely books that feature bright pictures and patches of different textures that will help babies and toddlers develop sensory and language awareness. Little ones will love turning the pages and be enthralled when they get to touch the feely patches.

    • £6.29
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  • First Sticker Book Nature

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AQOMS
    Paperback
    A simple sticker book which will allow little children to build their own countryside scenes. As they fix hundreds of stickers of animals, plants, bugs, birds and flowers to add to a range of habitats, children will be learning about the natural world - as well as practising vital motor skills that are essential for learning to write.
    • £5.39
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  • Usborne: Peep Inside the Garden

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: AMWZV
    Other 5 years +
    (1)
    A sunny garden hums, buzzes, creeps and crawls with life. Lift the flaps and peep through the delicate laser-cut holes to discover a whole host of butterflies, birds and bees, caterpillars, squirrels, frogs and other garden wildlife. A delightful information book for the very young.
    • £7.19
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  • The Bad-tempered Ladybird

    Eric Carle

    Product Code: AETDF
    Paperback 3 years +
    Well known for his colourful classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle has also created this appealing picture book about the importance of sharing. When the bad-tempered ladybird picks a fight with a whale, he's definitely bitten off more than he can chew and he quickly learns his lesson about kindness and sharing. The Bad-tempered Ladybird is a perfect bedtime story for toddlers who find sharing a struggle!
    • £7.19
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  • Baby Touch And Feel: Farm

    DK

    Product Code: BIMQB
    Other Babies
    Teach your baby all about farms with touch and feel textures Stroke, tickle and touch the textures together with your baby and help them discover all about farms. Oink oink! Quack quack! Let their little hands roam and feel how feathery the ducklings are and how soft the piglets feel. They'll learn as you play. Twinkly, bumpy, scaly, silky, sandy, sticky and shiny textures in a chunky package: perfect for encouraging tiny fingers to explore and tiny minds to develop.
    • £3.59
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  • Postman Bear

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: CDBSK
    Other
    Lift the flaps and join in the fun with this special anniversary edition of the bestselling preschool classic, Postman Bear by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. Bear is writing letters to his friends. But what could his letters be about? Lift the flaps and join Frog, Squirrel and Mole for Bear's special surprise! With sturdy flaps on every spread and rhyming stories that are a joy to read aloud, the Tales from Acorn Wood series has been delighting both parents and toddlers for over twenty years. Celebrate their unending appeal with Postman Bear: 20th Anniversary Edition. Discover more stories in the Tales from Acorn Wood series: Fox's Socks, Rabbit's Nap and Hide-and-Seek Pig.
    • £6.29
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  • Peppa Pig: Peppa and Friends Magnet Book

    Peppa Pig

    Product Code: BPZOA
    Hardback
    Peppa and her friends love to play, explore and learn! Make up your own stories by placing the magnets of Peppa, her family and friends on these fun magnetic scenes.
    • £7.89
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  • That's Not My Monkey

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ADPGE
    Board Toddlers
    This is a new title in the groundbreaking "That's not my..." series. This award winning series is shortlisted for the British Book Industry Stora Enso Award for Design and Production. It combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel on each page. It helps very young children develop important language and sensory skills. This Series is awarded 'Best Buy' by the readers of "Prima Baby" magazine.
    • £6.29
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Our range of children’s novelty books is hugely diverse. Browse for bath books, jigsaw books and plenty of engaging books with toys, ranging from books for babies to kids aged 9+.

For little ones to love

Our fun novelty books for babies include lots of great titles to aid your child’s development. Help your kids develop their senses of sight, touch and hearing with our fun, interactive and engaging touch-and-feel books and noisy books. We also have toy books for babies which come with cute toys for babies - all great for helping little ones learn about the world around them.

Encourage curious kids

From magnets to our planet, pirates and LEGO, our huge range of novelty books will teach kids everything they need to know on just about everything. Engaging, bright and fully illustrated, the books will feed the appetite of all curious children - just imagine having the answer to all of those 'why?' questions!

Fun for all ages

Whatever their tastes, your child will love one of our colourful novelty books, a super fun and creative way to get them reading.

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