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NROJ 7 years +7 years +
There are no other authors quite like Roald Dahl. A supreme storyteller with a wicked sense of humour, his characters and stories are timeless and unforgettable.
- RRP £98.85
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- Just £1.47 per book
With striking new artwork to celebrate the Roald Dahl 100 celebrations and a keepsake slipcase featuring Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations, this 15-book collection brings together all Dahl's classic children's novels.
From Mr. Hoppy and Mrs Silver to Mr. & Mrs Twit; and from giant peaches to magic medicines; this is a collection bursting with unique characters, hilarious situations and unforgettable storylines - as well as Dahl's wicked sense of humour.
An essential addition to any bookshelf, the likes of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Witches and Fantastic Mr. Fox have shocked, excited and entertained generations of children and now's your chance to own them all - whatever your age!
NSHK 7 years +7 years +
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.
- RRP £79.84
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- Just 62.00p per book
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.
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.
Mary Berry is the nation's favourite baker and in this official tie-in to her brand new BBC series, she shows you how to prepare some truly phenomenal recipes.
- RRP £26.00
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There are 120 recipes to try out and they're all presented with Mary's trademark no-fuss guidance and instructions. Anyone who loves cooking will find so much to enjoy in these mouth-watering recipes.
Mary even shares her best time-saving tips, storecupboard essentials and clever ways to cook.
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.
- RRP £95.88
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- Just 67.00p per book
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.
The dimensions of each book in this collection are 178 x 111mm
A beautiful anniversary edition of all seven of the Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells by the fell-walking legend A. Wainwright.
- RRP £109.99
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- Just £2.86 per book
The pages have been freshly reproduced from the original artwork and then printed and bound to match the first-edition books as closely as possible. Completely unabridged and unedited, the maps and text are just how Wainwright wrote them.
There simply is nothing quite like Wainwright's guides, and having been treasured by generations of keen walkers, this set makes a wonderful gift for a new enthusiast. Perfect for walkers and lovers of the Lakeland Fells, as well as those who simply love stunningly presented books.
CRGE 3 years +3 years +
Curious George is a very cheeky monkey who is beloved by millions of children all around the world. This seven-book collection finds him catching a train, fighting fires and even encountering a dinosaur!
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- Just £1.00 per book
Written by Margret and H.A. Rey, the books find Curious George heading off on all sorts of familiar situations. We're not monkeying around when we say the crazy experiences are sure to have both parent and child laughing their heads off as they share the stories together.
Presented with eye-catching yellow designs, don't hang around to get your hands on these books. They're perfect for all curious little monkeys.
Now the star of her own hit Sky TV series where she's played by Ashley Jensen, this bumper 20-book collection will introduce you to Agatha Raisin, one of Book People's most popular detectives. Written by M.C. Beaton, these are whodunnits that will keep you guessing until the very last page.
- RRP £150.80
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- Just 85.00p per book
Set in a picture-perfect Cotswold village, Agatha learns her trade; finds herself accused of poisoning a judge in the local quiche-making competition; has to deal with the fallout of the murder of her ex-husband's new wife; attempts to catch a killer when jam at the village fete is laced with poison; attempts to plan the perfect Christmas, while solving the murder of a woman who has written to her from beyond the grave; wakes up next to a curiously cold corpse; and cracks many more curious cases.
Including her very first mystery The Quiche of Death, the first novel adapted into a television drama, alongside many more curious cases, this is a witty, quirky and endlessly charming collection for crime fans who prefer their murder mysteries with the blood and gore left out.
This collection contains books 1-20 in M.C. Beaton's Agatha Raisin series.
HRYP 9 years +9 years +
If you're lucky enough to have tickets to see The Cursed Child on stage or enjoyed watching Eddie Redmayne's performance as Newt Scamander in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film, then why not head back to Platform 9 3/4, climb aboard the Hogwarts Express and enjoy the Complete Harry Potter Collection for a magical price. Presented in a gorgeous slipcase, these editions of J. K. Rowling's classics come complete with stunning cover illustrations from Jonny Duddle.
- RRP £59.99
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- Just £4.28 per book
A phenomenon like no other, Harry's incredible journey begins with The Philosopher's Stone. Unhappily living in a cupboard under the stairs at his aunt's, he's visited by a giant called Rubeus Hagrid who delivers the most astonishing news - Harry's a wizard. As he heads to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry makes friends with Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, meets oh-so-wise Professor Dumbledore and the complex Severus Snape and their incredible adventure begins. But evil in the shape of Lord Voldemort is getting ever closer - and the Dark Lord has his sights set firmly on Harry.
Throughout the seven books, Harry learns what it means to be a Gryffindor student and the value of friendship and trust. The eight films starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint were a record-breaking success and now you can relive the stories where it all began time and time again with this amazing Harry Potter box set - Expecto Patronum!
Six historical novels for one unbelievable Book People price, this is the entire collection of Philippa Gregory's bestselling Cousins' War series. Certain to transport you back in time to England during the War of the Roses, the books' settings have been richly researched and the plots are completely compelling.
- RRP £47.94
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- Just £1.33 per book
Although not released in this order, it's widely thought that reading the books in chronological order (The Lady of the Rivers, The Red Queen, The White Queen, The Kingmaker's Daughter, The White Princess, The King's Curse) offers the best experience. Covering Henry VIII's predecessors and Elizabeth Woodville's rise to the throne, the books are full of shocks, scandals, murders and have some healthy romance added for good measure.
By reading all the books in the series, you'll see why Philippa Gregory is heralded as the queen of historical fiction - and how her Cousins' War books inspired the hit BBC show The White Queen.
This collection contains books 1-6 in Philippa Gregory's Cousins' War series.
This collection contains three witty reads from the inimitable Gerald Durrell, the bestselling author of My Family and Other Animals. You'll have been watching the story of his life on ITV's hit drama, The Durrells and now you can read some of his quirky thoughts on all kinds of subjects.
- RRP £26.97
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- Just £1.66 per book
Marrying off Mother and Other Stories is a wonderful collection of stories (some true, some not so true...) full of eccentric characters and absurd situations. Gerald talks about when he helped his mother try and find a new husband; and the acquisition of a strongly perfumed pig named Esmerelda...
Beasts in my Belfry showcases Gerald's sharp eye for observing humour in any situation and has him explaining how from the age of 2, the only thing he ever wanted to do was study animals. It then goes on to become a charming account of his first job in 1945 as a student keeper at Whipsnade Zoo. He talks about the awesome animals he used to keep company - including a lion who was a dab hand at ventriloquism and a brown bear he used to enjoy singing duets with.
Rosy is My Relative was Gerald's first novel and it focuses on a 30-year-old man who receives an unexpected inheritance - #500 and an elephant called Rosy who has a thirst for liquor... Gerald decided there's only one thing to do - he's going to give the elephant to the circus.
Packed with fun exercises and helpful tips, these entertaining activity books will help you brush up your knowledge of a broad spectrum of subjects.
- RRP £19.98
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My Grammar and I covers all the basics including dangling modifiers, irregular spelling and tricky hyphens. It has multiple choice brain-teasers, crosswords, quizzes and fill-in-the-blank questions for you to answer.
I Used to Know That is also full of questions that will help you remember everything from names for the clouds to parts of a flower and some of literature's finest heroines.
CAAT 5 years +5 years +
Providing an interactive and fun way to explore the animal world, this animal atlas will become a much-loved addition to your child's non-fiction reading collection.
- RRP £9.99
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The atlas comes with a personalised spotter's guide to fill in and keep, over 250 stickers and even six animal-themed postcards for children to send to their friends. It is also full of illustrations by the award-winning artist, Katrin Wiehle.
Bright and bold, it will tell children aged 5 and over everything they could want to know about animals from all over the world.
Coming with a cute little key ring-sized cuddly toy, this 10-book collection of Miffy books finds the famous bunny learning to ride a bike; celebrating a birthday; and having fun in the snow.
- RRP £49.90
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- Just £1.20 per book
Dick Bruna's famous artwork is accompanied by new text from the award-winning poet, Tony Mitton. Working closely with the Dutch publisher so they retain the classic feel of the stories, these books are bursting with warmth and friendliness.
An iconic character from children's books, Miffy enjoys seeing the animals at the zoo; prepares for the arrival of a new baby brother or sister; and heads off to the seaside - all familiar situations children will love reading about.
BRMH 3 years +3 years +
Jill Barklem's Brambly Hedge stories about some friendly mice have entertained children for over 30 years and this collection has eight little hardback books for the whole family to enjoy time and time again.
- RRP £60.92
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- Just £1.25 per book
The little mice enjoy a snow ball in the middle of winter; Primrose is frightened by an autumn shower; and Wilfred scrambles up a rock face only to find he can't get back down.
Beautifully illustrated in a style similar to Beatrix Potter, you and your children will love exploring the miniature world of the hedgerow and meeting the families who call it home.
Stickering for grown-ups is the new way to find mindfulness and you will find your worries drifting away as you decorate the intricate scenes in this beautiful book based around the joys of the forest.
- RRP £10.00
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Combining gorgeous backgrounds with jewel-like stickers of woodland animals, trees and plants, it's a book that encourages you to construct a world of wonder, one tiny detail at a time.
All based on real-life wonders, you will love unleashing your creativity as you stick the stickers and complete the exquisite artwork.
WLMP 7 years +7 years +
Inspired by nature and wildlife, this giant colouring book will help children explore the world in a fun and interactive way.
- RRP £12.99
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With a range of illustrated maps featuring animals, insects, flowers and plants from all over the world, this book will not only help children keep calm as they colour their worries away but its interesting information will also inspire them to learn more about flora and fauna.
FSOI 5 years +5 years +
With over 150 stickers, this Usborne book will introduce children aged 5 and over to the eye-boggling joy of optical illusions.
- RRP £4.99
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There are mysterious movements, shifting shapes and wobbling arrows that will be created when the stickers are stuck on the pages to complete the images. The book also provides scientific explanations for why each illusion happens.
Ideal for learning about sight and vision, this book can also help children develop their hand-eye coordination skills.
Enid Blyton for Grown-ups is a hilarious parody series that finds George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the dog facing a host of new challenges that will resonate with adults. In this book, the gang face what could be their toughest task yet - parenthood.
- RRP £7.99
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With all the missions they've completed in the past, you'd have thought that bringing up a baby would be kid's play for The Five. However, when they find themselves looking after Cousin Rupert and his wife's baby, they have to deal with all sorts of issues - from fear to tiredness and responsibility.
They have no idea if what they're doing is right or why the baby is crying. They use Dr Google constantly and are frustrated by the responses that range from 'don't worry about it' to 'rush her to the A & E'. Soon, the Five are reduced to trembling wrecks and all of them are quietly seething. Could this be an adventure too far?
With recipes bursting with simple, natural ingredients, Ella's Kitchen's meals are very appealing to even the fussiest of babies and toddlers. This book has over 100 mouth-watering recipes that the whole family can enjoy together.
- RRP £14.99
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Chapters are organised by mealtime and have been carefully developed to ensure that they are balanced and will delight both the little ones and the grown-ups who are sitting down for a family meal. From crunchy coconut and cranberry granola for breakfast to a dinner of wrapped-up salmon with veggie ribbons and a strawberry cloud treat, all of the recipes are delicious.
This book reveals which meals are best to adapt for weaning babies; what kinds of food you should prepare when the children are having a play date; and the recipes that will keep warm for anyone who is late to the dinner table.
MUFT 3 years +3 years +
These witty retellings of famous fairy tales will not only have young children laughing along but they'll also provide an introduction to the importance of the likes of hygiene, keeping active and healthy eating.
- RRP £49.90
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- Just £1.00 per book
Each title backs up themes found in the PSHE (personal, social and health education) curriculum and the stories are sure to help children learn about their own personal development. They provide a very gentle approach to what can be sensitive issues.
Among the stories are Don't Pick Your Nose, Pinocchio!, Eat Your Greens, Goldilocks and Stinky Jack and the Beanstalk.
SHIF 9 years +9 years +
Former Blue Peter Book of the Year-winning author Ali Sparkes writes exciting adventures that keep children turning the pages right until the end. Told at breakneck pace, this six-book collection contains six books from her bestselling Switch series.
- RRP £41.94
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- Just £1.67 per book
Dax Jones may appear to be a normal schoolboy. He has a best friend and argues with his stepmother on the daily basis... you know, the normal kid stuff. But he also happens to be a Shapeshifter employed by the government.
These books follow Dax as he discovers and embraces his unique powers, follows his fox-like instincts like never before and joins forces with new friends who have the same kind of abilities. But can they all steer clear of danger?
PWFV 12 years +12 years +
Raised in foster care, Matt Freeman has always known he has unusual powers. When he's sent on a rehabilitation programme in Yorkshire, he finds himself in the midst of sinister goings-on.
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- Just £2.00 per book
As he starts to investigate, he uncovers a terrible secret - eight guardians are protecting the world from the evil ones who were banished long ago by five children. But now devil worshippers are determined to let the evil ones back in...
This is the complete series of bestselling author Anthony Horowitz's supernatural teen series, Power of Five. Focusing on children with special powers and featuring elements of witchcraft, these page-turners are the perfect next step for those who were hooked by Alex Rider.
This book was made for walking... and that's just what it will help you do!
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Written by power-walking expert Nina Barough, it reveals the difference between a casual stroll and an energising power walk and is bursting with tips that will help you get up to your 10,000 steps a day.
By following Nina's plan, you will be able to achieve better health, more vitality and lose weight. This book has 12-week walking programmes and offers advice on warming up, cooling down and the stretches you need to perform.
Providing a crash course in the nation's capital city's architecture, How to Read London is a pocket-sized guide that covers all the famous buildings and reveals their significance and secrets.
- RRP £9.99
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London is one of the world's most-visited cities and also one of the most architecturally diverse. Following the Great Fire of London in 1666, a third of the city was destroyed and the renewal helped the city emerge as a centre of commerce, finance and culture.
This book covers iconic buildings including Somerset House, Canary Wharf and the Shard and explains how they came to be and their influence.