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  • The World of Peter Rabbit Complete Collection - 23 Books

    Beatrix Potter

    Product Code: WOPR
    Collection 3 years +
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    Beautifully presented in hardback and featuring the classic white jackets, this complete boxed collection of Beatrix Potter's beloved Peter Rabbit books is a must for every child - and will make the perfect birthday or christening gift.

    Having enchanted young readers for generations, the timeless books in this charming set also include publisher's notes describing how she worked with her publisher to create the charming stories.

    Format: hardback
    Every hardback book in this collection has dimensions of 140 x 105mm
    • £29.99
    • RRP £137.77
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  • Mr Gum Collection - 8 Books

    Andy Stanton

    Product Code: MRGM
    Collection 7 years +
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    Shabba me whiskers! Chosen by The Independent as a Best Buy, this collection contains eight of Andy Stanton's side-splitting Mr Gum stories.

    These wildly original stories follow a grumpy old man who hates children, animals, fun and corn on the cob. There's also an angry fairy living in his bathtub, Jake the dog and Polly - a little girl who might just make Mr Gum change his ways...

    With the quirky heartfelt nature of David Walliams and Frank Cottrell Boyce meeting the zany antics of Pamela Butchart and Andrew Cope, these are books that will have every kind of reader in fits of laughter! David Tazzyman's distinctive drawings just add to the fun in each book.
    Format: paperback
    • £12.99
    • RRP £47.92
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  • David Walliams Mega-tastic CD Story Collection - 32 CDs

    David Walliams

    Product Code: DWMG
    Audio 9 years +
    (3)
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    David Walliams' Dahl-esque books are hugely popular with children and many of them have been adapted into hit BBC shows. Here are nine of his books in audiobook format, so the whole family can listen and laugh to them - wherever you go!

    Coming in a handy tin, the collection includes The Boy in the Dress, Mr Stink, Billionaire Boy, Gangsta Granny, Ratburger, Demon Dentist, Awful Auntie, Grandpa's Great Escape and The Midnight Gang. All the stories are read by David himself and he's joined by special guests including Nitin Ganatra, Michael Gambon and his old Little Britain partner Matt Lucas.

    A bumper-tastic story collection full of heart and humour, these are stories you'll want to listen to over and over again.

    Running time: 36 hours
    Tin size: 145 x 145mm
    • £19.99
    • RRP £90.00
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  • Complete Anne of Green Gables Collection - 8 Books

    L.M. Montgomery

    Product Code: CAGG
    Collection 10 years +
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    L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables is a classic series of children's books that has recently been adapted into a popular Netflix series.

    In Anne of Green Gables, the scrawny, freckled girl with bright red hair arrives on Prince Edward Island and takes Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert by surprise. They were expecting a quiet boy to help them with their farm work, but instead they welcomed a chatty girl full of hope and wonder.

    Anne of Avonlea takes place five years later and finds Anne starting a job as a teacher at her old school. She's not much older than the pupils and has so much to prove. Can she inspire a love of learning?

    In Anne of the Island, Anne leaves Green Gables for university. She's always dreamt of this moment but her feelings are bittersweet - she's excited to see the world and broaden her horizons but also anxious about leaving her home, family and friends behind... This is the complete series of charming books for your little reader to enjoy and cherish.

    Format: paperback
    • £12.99
    • RRP £55.92
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  • Scratch & Draw Unicorn

    Product Code: SDRU
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Have an enchanted time with unicorn scratch art!

    This book is packed with bright and engaging designs of amazing animals. Scratch the special paper using the stylus provided to unveil stunning unicorn-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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  • Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder Collection - 5 Books

    Jo Nesbo

    Product Code: DRPC
    Collection 9 years +
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    Jo Nesbo may be best-known for his gritty Nordic crime thrillers, but did you know he's also a most-talented children's author? The Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder series is full of the zest and buoyancy of David Walliams and Roald Dahl's most popular novels.

    This collection brings together all five hilarious novels in this bestselling series. The crazy plots revolve around Doctor Proctor - an inventor who dreams of becoming famous. When he creates a super-strength fart powder that can propel people into outer space, he may have just achieved his goal... But he hasn't counted on the ruthless twins Tuis and Trym spoiling his plans! The fart-filled adventure takes in a firework extravaganza, a trip to prison and an escaped anaconda!

    The other books in the series are equally delightfully absurd - Doctor Proctor, Nilly and Lisa have to win a football tournament to save the last of Norway's gold (which has been turned into the trophy), the Doctor works on a Time-Travel Bath Bomb and he and his friends discover a TV show is hypnotising everyone who watches it...

    Wickedly funny stories for children, including reluctant readers, aged 9 and over.
    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
    • RRP £34.95
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  • My Little Miss World Collection - 38 Books

    Roger Hargreaves

    Product Code: LMWC
    Collection 3 years +
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    This delightful box set features all of the timeless Little Miss stories by Mr. Men creator Roger Hargreaves and his son, Adam.

    As well as 37 classic titles including Little Miss Naughty, Little Miss Sunshine and Little Miss Chatterbox, you can also enjoy the newest addition to the collection, Little Miss Inventor.

    With their bright style of artwork and simple, uplifting plots, the lasting appeal of these beloved storybooks will ensure this collection takes pride of place on any child's nursery bookshelf. Perfect for toddlers and children aged 2 and over.

    Format: paperback

    It appears that Little Miss Naughty was involved with listing the characters on the back of these books and she had some fun disguising Little Miss Birthday as Little Miss Hug on 36 of the 38 books! We know some customers may be disappointed and for that we apologise. However, we have decided not to send them all to pulp as that would be a real shame indeed and might upset Little Miss Sunshine...
    If your children love the Little Miss books, they'll also enjoy our My Mr. Men World Collection. Search for product code MMWC.
    • £19.99
    • RRP £151.62
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  • Theodore Boone Collection - 6 Books

    John Grisham

    Product Code: TBOO
    Collection 12 years +
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    John Grisham, one of the world's favourite authors, turns his attention to children's books with Theodore Boone - a high-intensity legal drama for readers aged 11 and over.

    This six-book collection introduces Theodore, a 13-year-old who wants nothing more than to swap his home life for a career in the courtroom. He lives for big trials and now the biggest murder case in his city's history is set to begin. A husband is awaiting trial for the murder of his wife and Theo is captivated. But then Theo uncovers a surprise witness. Will he be able to find a way to bring the killer to justice?

    The son of two lawyers, Theo knows the criminal justice system better than anyone and often performs his own investigations - he looks into the disappearance of his friend, April; chases down a thief who has set him up; faces a moral dilemma when he illegally uncovers a terrible secret that could put a stop to some shady developers' plans; and gets caught up in the hunt for a serial killer...

    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £50.94
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  • My Mr. Men World Collection - 52 Books

    Roger Hargreaves

    Product Code: MMWC
    Collection 3 years +
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    The Mr. Men characters are an enduring favourite with generations of readers and this delightful book includes every single one of the timeless stories by Roger Hargreaves and his son, Adam.

    As well as the classic stories of Mr. Tickle, Mr. Bump and Mr. Strong, this collection also includes two brand new stories - one about Mr. Adventure and the other a new-found tale about the famous Mr. Men mascot, Walter the Worm.

    With their simple plots and bold, distinctive artwork, the lasting appeal of these beloved books will ensure this collection takes pride of place on any child's nursery bookshelf. This complete collection is perfect for toddlers and children aged 2 and over.

    Format: paperback
    If your children love the Mr. Men books, why not try the My Little Miss World Collection? Search for product code LMWC
    • £29.99
    • RRP £207.48
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  • The Extinction Trials Collection - 3 Books

    S.M. Wilson

    Product Code: EXTI
    Collection 13 years +
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    Only the strongest will be chosen... Only the reckless will survive.

    Stormchaser and Lincoln must risk everything to survive in their ruined world. Both of them will do anything to win the contest but this land full of monsters - both human and reptilian - is far more dangerous than they imagined...Can they trust anyone?

    A combination of The Hunger Games and Jurassic Park, S.M. Wilson's The Extinction Trials is a pacy, thrilling series filled with action, romance, survival and betrayal.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.97
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  • Princess Mirror-Belle Collection - 6 Books

    Julia Donaldson & Lydia Monks

    Product Code: PRMB
    Collection 7 years +
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    From the dream team of author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Lydia Monks comes this collection containing six stories about the magical and mischievous Mirror-Belle.

    Mirror-Belle wants to sweep Ellen off on more exciting and hilarious escapades. When Ellen looks in the mirror and sees Mirror-Belle, she's shocked - Mirror Belle is her double with a difference. The duo then head off to ballet class and stay at Ellen's grandparents' house with laugh-out-loud consequences.

    For children who are beginning to read on their own, these spellbinding books are ideal. They're full of black-and-white illustrations.
    Format: Paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £29.94
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  • Chris Hoy's Flying Fergus Collection - 10 books

    Chris Hoy

    Product Code: CHFL
    Collection 7 years +
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    Children will be racing all the way through the 10 books featured in this exciting collection of Flying Fergus books. Written by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, the pacy reads combine cycling with magic and adventure.

    The Best Birthday Bike, the first book in the series, finds Fergus Hamilton getting a rusty old bike for his 9th birthday from his mum and granddad. It's not the Sullivan Swift he was after, but when he cleans it up and takes it for a test run, something amazing happens... He finds himself transported to Nevermore, a land where cycling is banned by the wicked King Woebegot.

    Soon Fergus, his chimp and their new friend Princess Lily are ignoring the king's rule and bunny-hopping on their bikes over the Swamp of Certain Death. When Fergus returns to the real world, he remembers he needs to complete a time trial in order to join the local cycling team. Will he be able to impress without the help of magic?

    With fantastic illustrations from Clare Elsom, these books combine the craziness of Adventure Time with cycling success from a popular Olympian. They're a golden read!
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
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  • Matilda's How to be a Genius

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: MHBG
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Matilda Wormwood's top tips for budding brainboxes!

    Inspired by Roald Dahl's beloved story Matilda, this book will help children baffle, bewilder, bamboozle, amaze and astound their friends and family with incredible mathematic, scientific and creative feats.

    There are simple, step-by-step instructions for all of the theories, sums and calculations and by the time your child has finished reading through, they'll be able to outwit Miss Trunchbull! This is a fun way to learn about science, maths, words and so much more.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Elizabeth Laird Collection - 3 Books

    Elizabeth Laird

    Product Code: LIZL
    Collection 10 years +
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    Elizabeth Laird's unforgettable stories of the conflict and crises refugees face on a daily basis.

    No Man's Land is the moving story of a young girl trying to help her family amid the crisis of civil war in Beirut; Kiss the Dust examines the persecution and hardships faced by refugees as they try to find their way to a safe place; and A Little Piece of Ground is an enlightening and important story that shows how the events reported in the news are closer than you could imagine.

    With crossover appeal and timely messages, these novels will appeal to children who like to keep up with current affairs and readers of Michael Morpurgo.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.99
    • RRP £20.97
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  • Harry Potter Books 6-7: Audio Collection - 37 CDs

    JK Rowling

    Product Code: HPAB
    Audio 9 years +
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    Witches and wizards unite as you join the Battle of Hogwarts!

    Complete the entire series of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter stories with this enchanting audiobook collection. The 37 CDs cover The Half-Blood Prince and The Deathly Hallows and find Dark Magic rising. Will Harry be able to summon the courage (and the spells) to stop Lord Voldemort once and for all?

    Narrated by Stephen Fry, this unabridged CD collection provides over 44 hours of spellbinding entertainment for the whole family - especially on long journeys, whether by car (maybe flying?), broomstick or on the Hogwarts Express.
    Format: CD Unabridged
    CDs in this collection: Harry Potter and the Half-blood Price - Disc 1-17 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Disc 1-20
    • £39.99
    • RRP £144.00
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  • Fairytale Friends Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: FYTF
    Collection 4 years +
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    A fairytale way of learning about virtues and values...

    These modern updates of famous fairytales add new twists (e.g. Snow White wants to be a football striker but needs to learn how to play for the team) and feature characters from other stories for children to spot across the pages.

    The themes of the stories tie in with the 'Relationships' and 'Living in the wider world' strands of the current PSHE curriculum and the notes and questions at the back of each book have been designed to prompt discussion around traits including honesty, kindness, teamwork and responsibility.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.96
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  • Emily Windsnap Collection - 8 Books

    Liz Kessler

    Product Code: EMWI
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Explore a glorious underwater world with Emily Windsnap!

    Emily Windsnap lives on a boat but her mother has always been anxious to keep her out of the water. When Emily has her first swimming lesson at school, she finds out why: as soon as she gets in the water, she grows a tail!

    Emily loves heading underwater and discovering a world full of fishes, coral, shipwrecks and mermaids. With her new best friend Shona Silkfin by her side, Emily uncovers a surprising family secret. Will she now be able to reunite her mum and dad?

    Liz Kessler's enchanting fantasy series deals with themes of family, friendship, love and justice with an irresistible lightness of touch.
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £55.92
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  • Judith Kerr Collection - 3 Books

    Judith Kerr

    Product Code: JKER
    Collection 11 years +
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    Having sold over 1.2 million copies of her books in the UK alone, Judith Kerr is one of our most cherished authors.

    The three books in this collection are partly inspired by her childhood growing up during the Second World War. They're poignant, emotional and told with great humour.

    When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit is the unforgettable story of a Jewish family fleeing from Germany before the start of WWII. It finds 9-year-old Anna's father going missing. Straight away she and her brother Max are rushed away, in alarming secrecy, to a completely new place. Everything they know from Germany - home, schoolmates, toys - will now be a distant memory.

    In Bombs on Aunt Daity (previously published as The Other Way Round), Anna is a teenager and she's living in London during the Blitz. The bombs are coming from Germany - the country that was once her own. How will she and her beloved refugee family survive if Hitler does invade?

    The final book in the trilogy is A Small Person Far Away. In this emotional tale, Anna has to head back to Berlin to visit her dangerously ill Mama. While there, she will have to face a past that she has shut away for so long.
    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
    • RRP £20.97
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  • National Geographic Explorer Guide: Night Sky

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: NGNS
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Children can explore the night sky from the comfort of their own garden with this National Geographic Kids book.

    With the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing taking place throughout 2019, now is the perfect time for children to discover the solar system!

    From Mars to meteor showers and Saturn to satellites, this guide is packed with stunning photographs and jaw-dropping facts about space.

    Its convenient size and durable format makes it perfect for taking on camping trips, holidays and nights in the garden.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Harry Potter Books 4-5: Audio Collection - 41 CDs

    JK Rowling

    Product Code: CDHP
    Audio 9 years +
    (14)
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    Our first unabridged Harry Potter audiobook collection left so many wizards, witches and Muggles spellbound and now we are so excited to give you the chance to hear Stephen Fry read Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (books 4 and 5 from J.K. Rowling's world-conquering series).

    As Lord Voldemort's power strengthens and dark forces rise, Harry faces his biggest challenges yet. The Wizarding World is so richly detailed and these books find Harry dealing with all kinds of emotions and issues as he also grows up...

    Will the Boy Who Lived be able to keep his friends and loved ones from Hogwarts safe from Voldemort's army? Listen to these Harry Potter audio books to find out!

    41 CDs

    Format: CD, unabridged, approximate running time 50 hours
    • £39.99
    • RRP £159.00
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  • Malory Towers Box Set - 12 Books

    Enid Blyton

    Product Code: MLRY
    Collection 9 years +
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    Join Darrell Rivers and her friends as they work hard and play harder while studying at Malory Towers boarding school. This exclusive-to-Book People collection brings together all 12 books in the classic series, which was written by Enid Blyton (the first six books) and continued by Pamela Cox.

    Darrell starts studying at the prestigious boarding school by the sea and it's not long before she's forming close friendships and working and playing hard. These charming novels follow Darrell from her first term all the way to her last term.

    With beautifully traditional (and specially commissioned for Book People!) cover artwork and a superb slipcase, this exclusive collection follows Darrell as she makes new friends and enemies, gets up to all kinds of mischief and prepares for a Christmas concert.

    Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
    Format: paperback
    • £16.99
    • RRP £83.88
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  • The Complete Narnia Audio Collection - 30 CDs

    C.S. Lewis

    Product Code: NARN
    Audio 9 years +
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    You can enter the enchanting world of Narnia without having to step through your wardrobe with this amazing 30-CD collection.

    Read by actors including Sir Kenneth Branagh, Lynn Redgrave, Sir Derek Jacobi and Sir Patrick Stewart, this is the complete collection of C.S. Lewis' classic series of Narnia books. All unabridged, they're perfect for reading along to with the books or for long journeys.

    From the sheer joy of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to the magic of The Chronicles of Narnia and the adventure of Prince Caspian, these are timeless tales full of myths and magic that are adored all over the world.
    Format: CD
    Unabridged
    Approximate running time: 31 hours

    CDs in this collection:
    The Magician's Nephew, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Horse and His Boy, Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair and The Last Battle.
    • £18.99
    • RRP £80.00
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  • Usborne Baby's Very First Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: BVFC
    Collection Babies
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    Make sure your baby loves books!

    This collection of eight board books provides a wonderful introduction to the world of reading. Each appealing book has beautifully designed high-contrast images that will capture baby's attention.

    All published by the experts at Usborne, these delightful books will introduce baby animals, colours, numbers and so many more popular topics.
    Format: board book
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.92
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  • Danny Wallace's Hamish Collection - 5 Books

    Danny Wallace

    Product Code: HADW
    Collection 9 years +
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    Danny Wallace, the author of Yes Man, has turned his attention to children's books with hilarious results. He's created a lovable character called Hamish and these five misadventures will delight readers of David Walliams, Tom Gates and David Baddiel.

    Hamish and the WorldStoppers asks what would you do if the world just stopped... The birds in the air, planes in the sky and every single other person has been frozen by The Terribles. But luckily, 10-year-old Hamish Ellerby knows all about them and is getting set to save the world.

    Hamish and the Neverpeople finds the Earth under threat from a shadowy figure, sinister monsters, thundering metal oddballs and beings that are just like humans (but also not at all); and Hamish also has to deal with a burping noise and weird seeds falling from the sky...
    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £34.95
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