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Bestselling Children's Books

  • Thomas & Friends Engine Adventures Collections - 10 Books

    Product Code: TENG
    Collection 3 years +
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    Get your children's reading on track with Thomas the Tank Engine and friends!

    This 10-book collection introduces Thomas, Henry, James and Harold the Helicopter with classically themed artwork. The short, lively stories are perfect for reading before bedtime and there's also a fun activity at the end of each book to further engage young readers.

    Thomas has been a favourite for generations and these adventures show exactly why...
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £39.90
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  • Jeremy Strong Collection - 7 Books

    Jeremy Strong

    Product Code: JRMS
    Collection 7 years +
    (1)
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    Jeremy Strong is one of the funniest authors writing in children's fiction and this is his series about Streaker, a dog that can run as fast as a whirlwind.

    Unfortunately, Streaker hasn't been trained well and her high jinks are driving people mad... Young readers will be racing through the pages to find out what she does next!
    • £8.99
    • RRP £41.93
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  • Spot's Big Box of Books Collection - 8 Books

    Eric Hill

    Product Code: SPTC
    Collection Toddlers
    (1)
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    Have fun with Spot!

    This collection of eight storybooks follows Eric Hill's lovable character as he enjoys a trip to the supermarket; makes friends in Australia; and snuggles up ready for bedtime.

    Spot is a character that every child should make friends with. The bright and bold artwork and simple storylines are appealing even on a number of re-reads.

    Format: board book
    • £7.99
    • RRP £39.92
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  • The Famous Five Collection - 22 Books

    Enid Blyton

    Product Code: FFCC
    Collection 7 years +
    (16)
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    With mysteries, adventure and lashings of ginger beer, The Famous Five have entertained generations of young readers. In fact, the books have never been out of print!

    Here, in a keepsake box, you can enjoy all 22 novels that follow Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog as they visit some thrilling places and explore and uncover all sorts of secrets. To complete the set, there's a book of short stories about our favourite would-be detectives.

    From Kirrin Island to the lighthouse at Demon's Rocks and farms, castles, caves and secret passages galore, the gang outwit thieves, seek hidden treasure and encounter spook trains in their exciting journeys. Illustrated by Eileen Soper, this complete set of books shows how courage and determination can always help children achieve great things.

    Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
    Format: paperback
    • £19.99
    • RRP £153.78
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  • Frank Cottrell-Boyce Collection - 5 Books

    Frank Cottrell-Boyce

    Product Code: FCBO
    Collection 9 years +
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    There are Millions of reasons to buy this collection...

    CILIP-Carnegie Medal-winning author Frank Cottrell Boyce writes funny and touching stories that will keep young readers fully engaged from first page to last. A little boy turns the perfect crime into a work of art; a not-so-great train robbery ends with unexpected treasure; and a boy ends up competing with a group of adults for a chance to head into space.

    The Astounding Broccoli Boy and Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth have a more brash sense of humour running through them but are still full of heart.
    Format: paperback
    • £8.99
    • RRP £35.95
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  • Whizz Kids Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: WZKD
    Collection 7 years +
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    The Whizz Kids will test your knowledge!

    Brain puzzles, crosswords, number puzzles, sudoku and two books full of wordsearches feature in this marvellously mind-teasing collection. The crossword themes range from amazing animals to ancient Egypt and the wordsearches are based around fairy tales, monsters and more. The sudoku book also offers an easy-to-follow introduction.

    All of the books are packed with appealing artwork and the challenges progress in difficulty throughout the pages, offering hours of entertainment for children on holidays and long journeys. They are also perfect for party bags!
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £29.94
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  • My First... Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: MFBO
    Collection 4 years +
    (1)
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    Maths, mazes, numbers... Even origami!

    This collection of first books introduces children to important concepts in a fun and wonderfully interactive way. They are colourful, easy to follow and feature themes that we know your little ones will love.

    The search and find book will help them develop observational skills; the science book introduces basic concepts; and the picture puzzles encourage early numeracy and reading skills.
    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £49.90
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  • Feelings Collection - 10 Books

    Trace Moroney

    Product Code: FEEL
    Collection 3 years +
    (1)
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    Ten books to encourage children talk about their feelings...

    These books have been designed to help you help children understand their feelings and develop their skills so that they can identify and manage emotions, build confidence and develop their self-esteem while also finding a healthier, more positive frame of mind.

    These books will help children identify, manage and express feelings in an appropriate and acceptable way - introducing different emotional concepts in simple language that resonates with young children.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.90
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  • 100 Things To Know About the Human Body

    Various

    Product Code: TKHB
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Did you know you actually cry two types of tears? Or that 30 trillion red blood cells pass through a human's heart in one minute?

    This dip-in reference book is packed with colourful, infographic-style illustrations and bite-sized facts for you to pore over. It's sure to come in handy for school work and for kids who like to wow friends and families with a fact attack!
    • £2.49
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Reading Champion: Beginners Collection - 30 Books

    Product Code: RCPG
    Collection 3 years +
    (3)
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    Every title in this bumper selection of Reading Champion books has been specifically designed for children aged 3 and over who are starting to read independently (Book Band level: Pink-Green).

    From Flip the Flamingo to the Toy Shop Train and Merlin the Mouse, these expertly levelled books are full of appealing themes and easy-to-follow plots and will support the books read in school classrooms.

    The original stories have diverse artwork and contain reading advice and activities to further aid learning.

    Reading Champion is an innovative series, designed to support and enrich your child's reading experience at home. It is the first ever officially levelled reading programme linking to the guided reading that your child is doing in the classroom.

    Format: paperback
    • £14.99
    • RRP £149.70
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  • Project X Alien Adventures: Series 2 Collection - 25 Books

    Product Code: PXAL
    Collection 7 years +
    (27)
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    So many of you have been asking us for the next books in the bestselling series and now we're delighted to say The Project X team are back - and they're set to face their biggest challenges yet in this massive 25-book collection.

    Max, Cat, Ant, Tiger and their new robot micro-friend, Eight, face a number of new challenges that will inspire young readers to keep turning the pages of every single action-packed book included in the collection.

    With stories written by authors including Steve Cole, Elen Caldecott and Jacqueline Rayner, the plots follow the gang as they face off against Badlaw; go in search of a missing cargo of cyberbees; and are attacked by a swarm of metal-eating, robotic space locusts. The collection also includes a larger-format Fact File full of activities.

    With their 3D-style artwork, the books are perfect for children in Year 3 at school. All-new stories, they continue the adventures from the first series at Oxford Reading Level 9 and progress all the way up to Level 14, meaning they are suitable for children of differing reading abilities.

    This 25-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 9 to 14 (book bands Brown and Grey). It is suitable for children in Year 3 and 4. It follows on from the first collection back at Level 9 to help children hone their reading skills before moving onto the more advanced stories.
    Format: paperback
    • £14.99
    • RRP £168.80
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  • The World of David Walliams Collection - 6 Books

    David Walliams

    Product Code: WLLM
    Collection 9 years +
    (2)
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    Celebrate over 10 years of David Walliams' children's books with our six-book collection! David is one of the greatest storytellers around and his charming stories - many of which have been adapted into popular TV shows - are inspired by the devilish humour of Roald Dahl.

    Presented in a keepsake slipcase, this collection includes his 2008 debut The Boy in the Dress. This is a story all about a boy who doesn't fit in. When he tries on a dress, his life changes. But should he keep this a secret? Mr Stink follows and this is a book about a stinky tramp who has a surprising past.

    Billionaire Boy is about how money can't buy you everything, especially friends; while Ratburger follows Zoe as she tries to keep her beloved rat safe from Burt of Burt's Burgers; Demon Dentist is jaw-achingly funny; and Awful Auntie finds Stella Saxby battling her aunt for her rightful inheritance of Saxby Hall...

    Books that will make children think, cry and laugh (a lot!), these belong on every young reader's bookshelf. Don't be surprised if you end up enjoying them just as much as your children!

    Format: paperback
    • £23.99
    • RRP £41.94
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  • Harry Potter Books 1-3: Audio Collection - 25 CDs

    JK Rowling

    Product Code: HPCD
    Audio 9 years +
    (12)
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    This set contains unabridged audio versions of the first three Harry Potter books - the perfect gift for young witches and wizards. They might not be on the Hogwarts Express but they can still enjoy the magic of these timeless tales.

    Narrated by Stephen Fry, these Harry Potter audio books follow the young wizard Harry as he heads off to Hogwarts and battles with the evil Lord Voldemort. Everyone will be on tenterhooks as they listen to these gripping and timeless stories by J.K. Rowling.

    Running time: approx 35 hours
    Format: CD
    Unabridged

    CDs in this collection:
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Disc 1-7, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Disc 1-8, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Disc 1-10.
    • £24.99
    • RRP £95.00
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  • Usborne Illustrated Atlas of Britain and Ireland

    Struan Reid

    Product Code: IABI
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Tour Britain and Ireland without leaving your home...

    The Usborne Illustrated Atlas of Britain and Ireland gives children the chance to journey around the British Isles - all the way from the craggy far north of Scotland to the rolling green fields in the south east of England. The maps reveal tidbits and facts about various cities that range from where Isaac Newton was born and where banoffee pie was invented!

    It has plenty of facts to pore over alongside lively illustrations and colourful picture maps. It also highlights famous landmarks, towns and cities, wildlife, customs and significant moments from each country's history.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £14.99
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  • Peppa's Family and Friends Collection - 12 Books

    Product Code: PPAF
    Collection Toddlers
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    Meet Peppa Pig's family and friends in 12 brilliant little board books!

    These fun books find Peppa meeting up with all her friends and taking part in their favourite hobbies and activities. She makes music with Freddy Fox; reads a story with Gerald Giraffe; and pretends to be a pirate with Pedro Pony.
    Format: boar book
    • £7.99
    • RRP £47.88
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  • Axel Sheffler's My First Animals Bag of Books - 4 Books

    Axel Scheffler

    Product Code: ASFA
    Collection Toddlers
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    Make friends with Axel Scheffler's amazing animals!

    The four board books in this collection from The Gruffalo illustrator introduce animals found in the garden, the jungle and on the farm. There's also a colourful book dedicated to bouncing baby animals.

    Coming in a beautiful bag, these books will help children develop observational skills and learn the names of a wide range of cute critters.
    Format: board book
    • £3.99
    • RRP £15.96
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  • Happy Families Collection - 10 Books

    Allan Ahlberg

    Product Code: HPYF
    Collection 3 years +
    (1)
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    Be as happy as these families!

    Allan Ahlberg's Happy Families series is packed full of heart-warming and funny tales that will delight everyone in your family.

    Each story has a moral for children to learn from while the vibrant illustrations and sense of humour running throughout adds extra appeal even on repeated reads.

    Format: paperback. Size each book 275 x 205mm.
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
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  • Scratch & Draw Jungle

    Product Code: SDRJ
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Welcome to the jungle...

    This book is packed with bright and engaging designs of amazing animals. Scratch the special paper using the stylus provided to unveil stunning jungle-themed scenes.

    This set includes everything a creative child needs to create fantastic scratch drawings including 10 sheets of scratch cards, a 16-page craft book and a sturdy wooden stylus. Each sheet is printed with white guidelines for easy tracing.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Star Wars Activity Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: SWAY
    Collection 7 years +
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    Mazes, puzzles and jokes from a galaxy far, far away....

    These awesome activity books provide Star Wars fans with so much entertainment. Mini Mazes gives young Jedi the chance to fly the Millennium Falcon through an asteroid field and rescue Princess Leia from the Death Star; and the puzzles encourage children to use wits as sharp as a lightsaber to solve Master Yoda's brain-bending riddles.

    You'll be laughing like a Wookiee when you read the joke book, which contains gems including 'Why can't you get rid of BB-8? Because he's always a-round'.
    Format: paperback
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.97
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  • Ultimate Mazes Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: ULMA
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    Find your way through these four a-maze-ing books!

    Children will develop their problem-solving and observational skills in a fun and exciting way as they complete the mazes of varying difficulty found in these four books.

    They're great for keeping kids quiet and happily entertained on long journeys and stay-at-home days and feature themes of countries, space, pirates and maps.
    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £31.96
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  • Judy Moody Collection - 14 Books

    Megan McDonald

    Product Code: TJMC
    Collection 7 years +
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    Meet Judy Moody, her little brother Stink, her best friend Rocky and her 'pest' friend Frank Pearl in this incredibly witty 14-book collection.

    Judy has a mood for every occasion... A bad mood, a good mood and even an around-the-world mood! Across these books, she enjoys madcap adventures as she experiments with psychic abilities; investigates the case of a missing puppy; and for once gets a taste of her own medicine.

    Megan McDonald's laugh-out-loud stories are complemented by Peter H. Reynolds' fine illustrations in these bestselling books for newly confident readers. Racing through the pages of one of these books is sure to lift any young reader's mood!
    Format: paperback
    • £14.99
    • RRP £83.86
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  • Usborne Lift-the-Flap Questions About Growing Up

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: QAGU
    Other 8 years +
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    This Usborne lift-the-flap book answers all of the questions that children will ask about growing up e.g. what is the point of belly buttons?

    The interactive element will delight children as they discover all about the changes that happen as we grow up. It even tells them when they stop growing!
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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  • The Secret Seven Collection - 16 Books

    Enid Blyton

    Product Code: SVCC
    Collection 7 years +
    (12)
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    Written by Enid Blyton - one of the world's favourite children's writers and the author who brought the world The Famous Five, Malory Towers and The Naughtiest Girl series - The Secret Seven are a group of friends who meet in a shed and solve some startling mysteries.

    Peter, his sister Janet, and their friends Jack, Colin, George, Pam and Barbara make up the Secret Seven. They meet in a shed with 'S.S' on the door and to get in you'll need to know the password and wear the right badge. Peter is head of the society and he makes jolly well sure that everyone abides by the rules...

    While the gang eat cake and drink lemonade, they puzzle over the peculiar goings-on in their local community and make it their mission to put things right. To do this, they have to keep watch, search for clues and ask the right questions. From burglaries to stolen animals and missing children, there's always a case to be cracked!

    Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
    Format: Paperback
    • £17.99
    • RRP £111.84
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  • My Big Fairytale Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: FRYT
    Collection 3 years +
    (1)
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    We've brought together a fantastic selection of classic fairy tales in this enchanting collection. They come in a gorgeous gift slipcase - complete with gold foiling.

    These fabulous books will help you introduce little ones to timeless stories including Aladdin, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Jack and the Beanstalk - although they have some marvellously modern twists.

    Each picture book has vibrant artwork and flowing text that is a joy to read aloud. Other favourites in the collection include The Three Little Pigs, Beauty and the Beast and Rapunzel.
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £69.90
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