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  • TOMK
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    Tom Kerridge's latest cookbook is packed with healthy home-cooked dishes.

    This brand new cookbook will encourage you to cook from scratch and includes home-made (and healthier!) takes on the most popular fast food meals and processed dishes.

    Tom guarantees they will taste better than the originals and many of them take very little time to rustle up. There are also batch cooking ideas for midweek meals and recipes for weekend feasts.
  • CSEGA
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    Conversations with Friends author Sally Rooney's Normal People is the winner of the Costa Novel Award 2018 and was also longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

    Connell and Marianne grew up in the same small town in rural Ireland. The similarities end there as they are from very different worlds. However, when they both earn places at Trinity College in Dublin, a connection that has grown between them lasts long into the following years...

    This romantic story reveals how a person can change another person's life in many different ways. It captures how difficult it is to talk about how we feel while also observing themes of domination, legitimacy and privilege with tenderness and menace.
  • GFCD 3 years +
    3 years +
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    The Gruffalo has become one of the most-loved children's characters of all time and this 10-CD collection brings him, and many of his equally brilliant friends from Julia Donaldson's collection of books, to life in audio format.

    Perfect for long journeys and for keeping children entertained whatever the weather, among those delivering the soothing, rhyming stories are Imelda Staunton, Alexander Armstrong and even Julia Donaldson herself!

    A Squash and a Squeeze is a charming story; while Room on the Broom is hilarious; and The Snail and the Whale is quite rightly regarded as a children's classic. There is even The Gruffalo Song and Other Songs included, a CD which contains some of Julia's very own fun-filled action songs for children aged 3 and over.

    CDs in this collection:
    What the Ladybird Heard, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, The Troll, The Snail and the Whale, Room on the Broom, The Smartest Giant, A Squash and a Squeeze, The Gruffalo's Song, The Gruffalo's Child and The Gruffalo.

    Format: paperback
  • The Shakespeare Stories Collection - 16 Books - Collection - 9781408313053 - Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    NSHK 7 years +
    7 years +
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    It's now over 400 years since the Bard died and his work still remains just as relevant and compelling today. Boasting 16 of William Shakespeare's most popular and enduring plays, this collection contains rewritten versions of all his most well-known tales.

    From the tragedy of Macbeth to the humour of Much Ado About Nothing, this superb collection of paperbacks makes an excellent introduction to Shakespeare for younger readers.

    The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life, allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.

    Format: paperback
    Please note that although these books are suitable for children aged 9 and over to enjoy independently, the themes they cover mean they may be considered more suitable for shared reading with children aged 7 plus.
  • VLIF
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    The latest Lean in 15 book is packed with flavourful vegetarian dishes!

    The Body Coach Joe Wicks' vegetarian take on The Shift Plan (the bestselling diet book of all time) contains over 100 veggie dishes, many of which are vegan, ranging from smoky sweet potato chilli to 'creamy' butternut pasta.

    Suitable for anyone thinking of taking up a vegetarian diet or cutting down on meat in 2019, this book also contains make-ahead ideas for easy midweek meals. Joe even throws in three exclusive Body Coach HIIT workouts and a bonus abs workout for good measure!
  • Mary Poppins Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007956159 - P.L. Travers
    MYPN 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Practically perfect in every way, Mary Poppins is one of the greatest children's characters of all time.

    With the original adaptation starring Julie Andrews as the nanny still remaining one of the biggest family films of all time and a new film in the works that will see Emily Blunt taking over the umbrella this Christmas, this collection of P.L. Travers' original books will show the whole family where the story started...

    The Banks family need a nanny. When the strict but fair Mary Poppins and her talking umbrella appear out of the sky, the children Michael and Jane get set for some extraordinary adventures. As well as the original, enchanting novel, there were many more stories full of magic to enjoy. Here, you can read them all for one very special Book People price.
  • CSEGC
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    Bart van Es' The Cut Out Girl is the winner of the Costa Biography Award and Costa Book of the Year 2018!

    The last time Lien saw her parents was in the Hague when she was collected at the door by a stranger and taken to a city far away to be hidden from the Nazis.She was raised by her foster family as one of their own, but a falling out well after the war meant they were no longer in touch.

    What was her side of the story, Bart van Es - a grandson of the couple who looked after Lien - wondered? What really happened during the war, and after? Bart managed to track down Lien (now in her 80s) living in Amsterdam. Reluctantly, she agreed to meet him, and eventually they struck up a remarkable friendship.

    This page-turning biography is a powerful recreation of Lien's harrowing childhood and a story about the love and challenges foster families face.
  • Percy Jackson Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780141362694 - Rick Riordan
    PERC 9 years +
    9 years +
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    The inspiration for two Hollywood films, Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson books offer edge-of-the-seat excitement for children who love adventure stories with a mythical edge.

    A troubled child with dyslexia and ADHD, Percy finds himself at a special camp known only as Camp Half-Blood. Soon after, he discovers he is the son of Poseidon and that's when his journey begins. He finds himself on a quest to reach the gates of the the Underworld with a satyr and the daughter of Athena - a far cry from the school outings he is used to...

    The complete series, Percy and his friends Annabeth, Grover and Luke find themselves on the hunt for the Golden Fleece; on a mission to rescue some half-bloods; learning about the Labyrinth; and attempting to defeat the evil Kronos.
  • Fantastically Great Women Collection - 2 Books - Collection - 9781526607294
    FGWS 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
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    Full of fantastic facts and written by Kate Pankhurst (a descendant of Emmeline Pankhurst), this gift slipcase of two bestselling books provides children with an introduction to the greatest women of all time - and reveals how their actions shaped and changed the world.

    Packed with witty illustrations and bite-sized facts, these books celebrate the incredible feats of the likes of adventurer and pilot Amelia Earhart, African-American civil rights activist Rosa Parks and Frankenstein author Mary Shelley.

    Engaging from cover to cover, these books are perfect for anyone who wants to celebrate the hugely positive impact that women have had on the world throughout history.

    Format: hardback
  • Secret Breakers Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781444937114 - H.L. Dennis
    SCRT 9 years +
    9 years +
    (2)
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    This collection brings together six books in a series that has been described as 'The da Vinci Code for Kids'.

    When Brodie Bray receives a coded message through the post, her life changes forever. She has been chosen for a secret team who are all trying to solve one of the most complicated codes in the world. It's a task that has been driving people mad for years. However, every time Brodie and her new friends get close to cracking the code, more danger emerges.

    It becomes clear that someone is watching their every move...

    H.L. Dennis' stories bring real, unsolved mysteries into their plots and children will be racing through the stories to discover the solutions.
  • Celia Imrie Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781526611253 - Celia Imrie
    CLIA
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    Popular actress Celia Imrie writes charming novels that are bursting with optimism and positivity. These fun and frolic-frilled reads offer perfect escapism.

    Her debut Not Quite Nice follows Theresa as she's forced into early retirement and relocates to a picture-perfect town just outside Nice. She soon makes friends with a group of expats but then skeletons start to fall out of closets...

    Nice Work (If You Can Get It) is a witty and charming story that finds former actress Sally entertaining unexpected visitors from her past during the Cannes film festivals; and Sail Away is an irresistibly indulgent novel about two women and their escapades on board an Atlantic cruise ship...

    For fans of authors like: Santa Montefiore, Erica James, Liz Fenwick
    Format: paperback
  • Percy the Park Keeper Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780007974719 - Nick Butterworth
    PRCY 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This fantastic collection of children's picture books contains six charming stories which star award-winning author-illustrator Nick Butterworth's most beloved creation, Percy the Park Keeper.

    Percy works hard looking after the park and helping his animal friends. There is always something happening in the park but whatever the situation, Percy has a solution and can always find time for a bit of fun - from finding food on a cold winter's night in One Snowy Night, to helping his friends out of a maze in The Secret Path.

    The magical combination of imaginatively detailed illustrations and warm, gentle plots make these heart-warming bedtime tales ideal for sharing with children aged 3 and over.

    Format: paperback
  • MWNF
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    Coffin Road author Peter May returns with The Man With No Face - a powerful psychological thriller about a jaded journalist who is determined to dig up dirt on Europe's major political parties when he travels to Brussels.

    Two British men are found dead as soon as Neil Bannerman arrives in Belgium: one a journalist, the other a cabinet minister. The witness to the killing is the former's autistic daughter and she can remember every detail about her father's killer - except one major moment...

    Bannerman feels compelled to follow his instincts and makes it his mission to expose a murderous conspiracy, protect a helpless child, and unmask a remorseless killer...
  • Aline Templeton Collection- 3 Books - Collection - 9781529330731 - Aline Templeton
    ALIN
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    Three intelligent crime detective novels set in Galloway, Scotland. These gritty books follow DI Marjory Fleming as the demands of her home life constantly conflict with those of her career.

    Cold in the Earth finds a catastrophic virus devastating the Scottish countryside. It's killing cattle and destroying lives - and then a body is found in a dug-up field; The Darkness and the Deep finds the DI investigating the 'accidental' sinking of a lifeboat; and Lying Dead has Marjory investigating two brutal murders in her close-knit community.

    Dark and atmospheric reads with a strong female character at their heart.

    For fans of authors like: Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, Peter Robinson
    This collection contains books 1-3 in Aline Templeton's DI Marjory Fleming series.
    Format: paperback
  • HW3150 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Your children will find this three-piece dinner set scrumdiddlyumptious.

    Presented in a BFG-themed carry case (made from sturdy board), the melamine plate, bowl and mug all feature Quentin Blake's iconic artwork from Roald Dahl's book about the story about a Big Friendly Giant and his friend Sophie..

    Not for microwave oven use. Dishwasher safe - top shelf only.

    Box size: 210 x 215mm
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    Looking to lose weight in 2018? Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge can help. This cookbook ties in with his latest BBC series and contains 100 recipes that are low in calories but big on flavour.

    Having lost over 11 stone in the last four years, there is no-one more qualified to motivate you to start eating good food as you look to shift the pounds. Better still, Tom's dishes are served in portion sizes that would satisfy even the hungriest person.

    You'll never feel like you're missing out, especially with the likes of warm halloumi salad, sweet potato and black bean burritos and baked doughnuts with sweet five-spice dust on offer!
  • Noughts and Crosses Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780241324059 - Malorie Blackman
    MBNC 12 years +
    12 years +
    (4)
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    With a BBC adaptation coming very soon, now is the perfect time for readers of all ages to get acquainted with Malorie Blackman's unforgettable and hugely important Noughts and Crosses series.

    Gritty, absorbing and dealing with themes of racism, terrorism and prejudice, these books follow Sephy and Callum - a duo who are divided by their colour but united by a forbidden love and a burning injustice. All they want is for the right to be together but they live in a dystopian State where strict race laws make their daily existence a matter of life and death...

    A hugely dramatic series full of harrowing moments and morals that teens and adults will both absorb and learn from. This is a brave story that deserves to be on every reader's bookshelf.
    Format: paperback
  • Victoria Jenkins Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780349132556 - Victoria Jenkins
    VJNK
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    This collection of page-turners includes three of Victoria Jenkins' addictive and gripping crime stories set in South Wales.

    Nobody's Child finds a body being found in an abandoned hospital. It's too burnt to be identified but Detective Alex King knows all too well that every victim has a family... She puts aside her own troubles to track down the killer, but soon realises this death might be the first of many.

    The First One to Die has Alex on the trail of a young woman who fell from a rooftop to her death; and The Girls in the Water follows Alex as she realises one of her own team on a murder case is in grave danger...

    For fans of authors like: Karin Slaughter, Tess Gerritsen, Jeffery Deaver
    Format: paperback
    This collection contains books 1-3 in Victoria Jenkins' Detective Alex King series.
  • Peter May Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781787476868 - Peter May
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    Peter May's tense, captivating and grisly crime thrillers have made his books a huge favourite with Book People customers. This collection contains four stand-alone stories including the bestselling Coffin Road.

    This novel finds a man washing up on a deserted beach in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland with no knowledge of who he is or how he got there; I'll Keep You Safe alternates between the glamorous fashion world of Paris and the rugged beauty of the Isle of Harris in the Scottish Hebrides after a fabric entrepreneur is killed in a car explosion.

    Entry Island follows Detective Sime Mackenzie as he attempts to escape a bitter blend of loneliness and regret by heading to an elite island where the wealthiest resident has just been murdered; and Runaway is all about a band getting back together for the first time in 50 years following a brutal killing...

    For fans of authors like: Ann Cleeves, Val McDermid, Stuart MacBride
  • ICEM 9 years +
    9 years +
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    The launch of a new David Walliams book is one of the highlights of the year in children's books and we're so excited to read the epic tale of The Ice Monster.

    Elsie is an orphan who lives on the streets of Victorian London. When she hears reports of a woolly mammoth (The Ice Monster of the title) being spotted at the North Pole, she makes it her mission to see for herself.

    A chance encounter later and Elsie is on the adventure of a lifetime - all the way from London to the heart of the Arctic... Will Elsie's dreams come true?
  • Fantastic Christmas Favourites Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781471178320
    FNCF 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This collection is a cracking Christmas treat! It's packed with fantastic festive tales ranging from the classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to madcap modern favourites including Aliens Love Panta Claus and Norman the Slug Who Saved Christmas.

    With a wide range of styles (both in artwork and text), this collection is perfect bedtime reading in the build-up to the big day and also ideal for sharing out at any Christmas party.

    There are bright and bold picture books full of zesty humour and more traditional styles as well. This collection also includes The Twelve Dogs of Christmas, a book that encourages children to pick out puppies from busy scenes.

    Format: paperback
  • RBEL 9 years +
    9 years +
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    • £8.99
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    Please note that due to phenomenal demand, our hand-picked edition of Ripley's Believe It Or Not! 2019 has now sold out. You can still buy this book with 20% off RRP by adding BTVAL to your basket.

    Prepare for a whirlwind of weird as we head into 2019...

    The delightfully disgusting facts in the all-new Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2019 annual will amaze, astound and gross out your children (and you!).

    An annual Book People favourite and brilliant Christmas gift (but definitely not one for the squeamish) for children who love facts, Ripley's looks at strange but true occurrences from all around the globe.

    With a lenticular cover and full-colour images throughout, this book has facts that will make your eyes pop out! It will appeal to fans of the Guinness World Records books and anyone who's visited one of Ripley's mind-bending museums around the world.
  • The Chronicles of Narnia Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9780007126590 - CS Lewis
    NRNI 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy walk through the wardrobe and into an enchanting and incredible world throughout the seven books that make up The Chronicles of Narnia. A classic series by C.S. Lewis, these are books that belong on every child's bookshelf.

    The children meet iconic characters including Mr Tumnus the Faun and Aslan the lion and battle against the evil White Witch as they visit Narnia. Although there is one incredible overarching story, these books can be enjoyed equally as stand-alones.

    Fantastic fantasy adventures that are rightly acclaimed as among the best children's books of all time.

    This collection contains books 1-7 (the complete series) in C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia.
    Format: paperback
  • GINO
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    Book People favourite Gino D'Acampo returns with a cookbook inspired by the picturesque Adriatic coast. The meals on offer in here are just as tempting as the area's jaw-dropping views.

    Focusing on the finest cuisine, Gino shows you how to recreate these flavour-filled dishes in the comfort of your own home and the recipes range from seafood and pasta (of course) to meat dishes and mouth-watering vegetarian options.

    A companion to Gino's TV series, this book helps make Italian cooking simple and is packed with exquisite photography of the meals and views from the destination.