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Buy children's book collections from The Book People. From classics to new favourites, our children's book sets feature brilliant characters and exciting plots. You'll find fiction, picture books, early reader books, non-fiction, activity books and box sets in our range of children's books.

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Kids Book Collections

  • Fantastically Great Women Collection - 2 Books

    Product Code: FGWS
    Collection 6 years +
    (3)
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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
    • £5.99
    • RRP £19.98
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  • A Kid's Guide to Feelings Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: KIDS
    Collection 5 years +
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    The Agents of F.E.E.L.S are here to help young children learn all about emotions.

    With superheroes representing feelings including sadness, happiness, jealousy, excitement and embarrassment, these books are presented in an eye-catching comic book format and the everyday situations the characters find themselves in add to the appeal.

    These appealing books combine interesting storylines with facts that will encourage young readers to talk about how they are feeling.
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £63.92
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  • 100 Facts Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: REDF
    Collection 6 years +
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    Expand your knowledge with six books full of top facts! Each book features two different topics so your children will enjoy a varied read.

    Each of these books has strong visuals and photographs that fact-hungry children will love to pore over. They have concise text and diagrams to help further understanding.

    These amazing, amusing, fascinating and surprising books focus on dinosaurs and natural wonders, animals and ocean creatures, the world and weather, space and big ideas, the body and senses, and birds and bugs.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £47.94
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  • Rod Campbell's My First Little Bag of Books - 4 Books

    Product Code: FLBB
    Collection Toddlers
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    Learn about noises, numbers, colours and animals with Dear Zoo's Rod Campbell.

    These board books - coming in a gorgeous cloth bag - will help children learn important concepts like counting and colours in a fun and appealing way.

    They have beautiful artwork and have also been specially designed to help children develop their vocabulary and build their confidence when it comes to reading aloud.
    Format: board book
    • £4.99
    • RRP £15.96
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  • Yasmin Collection - 4 Books

    Saadia Faruqi

    Product Code: YASM
    Collection 5 years +
    (2)
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    This delightful four-book collection is about a spirited student named Yasmin Ahmad and her adventures as a fashionista, painter, builder and explorer!

    Yasmin is a strong character with a knack for solving problems in unique ways and she is known in her family as having big imagination. In each book, Yasmin inspires readers by using her creative thinking and curiosity to solve life's little problems.

    With bold illustrations and important messages, Saadia Faruqi's books subtly weave Muslim traditions into fun, relatable stories and would be great reads for children growing in confidence or moving from Key Stage 1 to 2.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.96
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  • Pugly Collection - 3 Books

    Pamela Butchart

    Product Code: PUGL
    Collection 5 years +
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    Meet a little dog with big ideas...

    Pugly is a pug with huge aspirations. He's determined to follow his dreams and this leads to him baking cakes, building space rockets and solving crimes. However, things don't always go entirely to plan...

    This collection contains three funny and sweet stories from The Spy Who Loved School Dinners author Pamela Butchart. They all feature illustrations by Gemma Correll.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.97
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  • My LEGO World - 25 Books

    Product Code: MYLW
    Collection 5 years +
    (3)
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    Build up your knowledge of LEGO with this incredible 25-book collection packed with fun facts about Minifigures and inspirational ideas for builds.

    With book titles ranging from Build a Bridge and Other Great LEGO Ideas to Create a Town and Other Great LEGO Ideas, these books have everything you need to help your children (and you!) on your way to becoming LEGO Master Builders.

    There are also books dedicated to the most popular Minifigures of all time and one is bursting with inspiration for making a LEGO mosaic. You can also learn how to build a haunted house and there are tips for putting on your own brick-tacular magic show!
    Format: paperback
    • £19.99
    • RRP £124.75
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  • Judy Blume's Fudge Collection - 5 Books

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: BLUM
    Collection 7 years +
    (4)
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    In worldwide-bestselling author Judy Blume's laugh-out-loud series for younger readers, Peter thinks he has the world's biggest problem - a naughty little brother called Fudge...

    Freshly illustrated by Kate Greenaway Medal-winning Emily Gravett, the Fudge books are very funny and perfect for bridging the gap between picture books and longer chapter stories.

    Throughout the books, Fudge's long-suffering brother has to put up with Fudge trying to sell their baby sister, Fudge's excitement about going on holiday and his attempts to steal Andrew's new turtle, Dribble!

    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
    • RRP £29.95
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  • No Nonsense Phonics Collection - 24 Books

    Product Code: NNPH
    Collection 4 years +
    (5)
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    You're never too young to start learning about phonics!

    This collection of 24 non-fiction books introduces children to animals, food, sports, the universe and more. Each book is packed with colourful photographs and a word associated with them.

    The text in these books will help children decode words by sounding and blending and inspire their interests in the subjects while developing spoken language and building their vocabulary.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £95.76
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  • Zoo Friends Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: FIEN
    Collection 3 years +
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    Which animal has done a poo in the zoo? Who wants to join the critters at the hibernation hotel? And will that lion ever find some peace and quiet?

    We just know your animal-obsessed children will love these energetic picture books inspired by the creatures found in zoos. They are bright, bold and brilliant and vary from laugh-out-loud tales to soothing stories. They're all presented in a sturdy slipcase.

    Written by talented authors who know what makes a good children's story and featuring artwork from our Bedtime Story Competition illustrators Ada Grey, Alison Brown and many more, these are simply roar-some stories to share with your young readers!
    Format: paperback
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
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  • Dirty Bertie Book and CD Collection - 8 Books & CDs

    Alan Macdonald & David Roberts

    Product Code: DTBT
    Collection 7 years +
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    Now you can read AND listen to the disgusting habits of Dirty Bertie!

    Dirty Bertie picks his nose, loves smelling revolting pongs and is always getting into mischief. Trouble seems to follow him around and now the whole family can get involved (from a safe distance) with this story and CD collection.

    In these laugh-out-loud tales, Bertie builds a haunted house; enjoys a wet weekend away with his family; and attempts to cheat his way through a Spelling Bee! Fans of Horrid Henry will love following the CDs as they read along to the stories.
    Format: paperback/CD. Total running time of CDs: 6 hours 38 minutes. Unabridged. Read by Evelyn McLean.
    • £12.99
    • RRP £55.94
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  • Matt Brown Collection - 3 Books

    Matt Brown

    Product Code: MBRO
    Collection 10 years +
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    Alien talent shows, zombie school trips and killer vending machines... Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Matt Brown!

    These zany and funny readers for fans of Pamela Butchart, Tom Fletcher and Diary of a Wimpy Kid have so much appeal that even children who wouldn't normally pick up a book will be laughing their way through the pages.

    The author's Compton Valance series was a big favourite with our customers and we just know your children are going to love these misadventures. We wouldn't be surprised if they want to sign up for a place at Dreary Inkling Primary School...
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.97
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  • Children's Classic Audio Collection - 10 CDs

    Lewis Carroll et al

    Product Code: CSAC
    Audio 7 years +
    (1)
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    Providing over 10 hours of entertainment, this classic collection includes four complete and unabridged stories from Lewis Carroll, Dick King-Smith, Antoine de Saint-Expery and E.B. White.

    The timeless tales have resonated with young readers for over 70 years and the CDs will come in handy on both long journeys and before bedtime.

    The stories will take you everywhere from the farmyard to Wonderland and even into outer space. The whole family will be riveted as they listen again and again.

    Box size: 128 x 127mm, 10 CDs. Running time approx 10 hours, 51 minutes.

    Titles in this collection: Charlotte's Web - Discs 1-3
    The Little Prince - Discs 1-2
    The Sheep Pig - Discs 1-2
    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Discs 1-3
    • £9.99
    • RRP £50.00
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  • Victoria Aveyard's Red Queen Collection - 4 Books

    Victoria Aveyard

    Product Code: AVEY
    Collection 14 years +
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    Victoria Aveyard's Red Queen series is a young adult fantasy that will appeal to teens (and older readers!) who enjoyed The Hunger Games and Divergent.

    The world is divided by those who have red blood and those who have silver. Living under the leadership of the Silver elite (who have extreme powers), the Reds are commoners and Mare Barrow doesn't believe this way of life will ever change. This changes when she lands a job working in the Silver Palace. She's surrounded by people she hates and soon learns that she also has a deadly power of her own...

    With a rich world and compelling characters, this is a page-turning series of novels that are intelligent, full of surprises and sure to leave you eager to find out more.

    This collection contains books 1-4 in Victoria Aveyard's Red Queen series
    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £31.96
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  • Ben Fogle's Mr Dog Collection - 3 Books

    Ben Fogle

    Product Code: BFMD
    Collection 7 years +
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    Join Mr Dog as he meets some extraordinary animals...

    Written by broadcaster, explorer and dog lover Ben Fogle alongside Astrosaurs and Cows in Action author Steve Cole, these chapter books show how you can always count on Mr Dog to help an animal in trouble.

    He plays bunnysitter to a mother rabbit caught in a trap; spends time out at sea searching for a missing seal; and has to save a hedgehog from a prickly and precarious situation.

    The stories have all been inspired by Ben's experiences with animals in need of help in real life and the black and white illustrations by Nikolas Ilic just add to the appeal of these engaging and exciting reads.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.99
    • RRP £17.97
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  • The Little Princess Collection - 10 Books

    Tony Ross

    Product Code: LTPN
    Collection 3 years +
    (2)
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    Written by Tony Ross, the Little Princess stories are full of tears, tantrums, smiles and silliness and widely considered modern-day classics.

    Throughout the books, The Little Princess learns how to 'play' the trumpet; doesn't want to comb her hair; and decides she's going to keep a tadpole.

    Fun, anarchic and endearing, these bright and bold books have perfectly pitched messages for young children to learn from.

    Format: paperback
    • £10.99
    • RRP £69.90
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  • Anne Fine Collection - 4 Books

    Anne Fine

    Product Code: ANFI
    Collection 7 years +
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    Former Children's Laureate Anne Fine has won the Smarties Book Award and the Carnegie Medal and writes funny yet heartfelt stories about children learning valuable life lessons. Her witty books will appeal to any children who enjoy the books of David Walliams or Gillian Cross.

    In Bill's New Frock, Bill Simpson wakes up to find he's a girl, and even worse, his mother is making him wear a frilly pink dress to school. How on earth is he going to survive a whole day like this? Everything just seems so different...

    How to Write Really Badly has Joe making a terrible mess of his work as he jumbles up his numbers and letters; Ivan the Terrible finds Ivan tasked with looking after and translating for the new Russian student Boris; and The Chicken Gave It to Me follows Gemma as she finds The True Story of Harrowing Farm - a chicken's epic story about a high-flying superhero!
    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
    • RRP £23.96
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  • Physical & Human Geography Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: PAHG
    Collection 9 years +
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    Explore planet Earth's most impressive natural processes with this fact-filled collection and discover how these shape our world.

    With clear illustrations and informative text, each book provides an intriguing insight into natural disasters by looking in detail at their causes and effects.

    Ranging from volcanoes and earthquakes to landslides and avalanches, young science-obsessed readers will be able to examine our planet's most destructive geographical events and answer important questions surrounding each process.
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £71.92
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  • Sport Stories Collection - 4 Books

    Jake Maddox

    Product Code: SSTR
    Collection 8 years +
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    Written specially for children aged between 6 and 8 who are moving on from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 2 level, these sports stories from Jake Maddox are winning reads!
    The children in these stories face obstacles both on and off the field of play and there's a focus on mental and social challenges. Based around cycling, karate, BMX and skateboarding, they highlight how important persistence and courage is to being a success in sport.
    Format: paperback.
    • £5.99
    • RRP £19.96
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  • The House with a Clock in its Walls Collection - 3 Books

    John Bellairs

    Product Code: HWCW
    Collection 9 years +
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    Recently adapted into a major film starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett, John Bellairs' The House with a Clock in its Walls will delight fans of Goosebumps, A Series of Unfortunate Events and Harry Potter.

    First published in 1973, the first book in the series introduces the orphan Lewis Barnavelt as he comes to stay with his eccentric Uncle Jonathan. Lewis is excited to learn that his uncle and next-door neighbour Mrs Zimmerman are both magicians but when he tries his hand at some magic, he unknowingly resurrects the former owner of the house - Selenna Izard.

    Lewis learns that Selenna and her husband built a timepiece into the walls of this quirky house - and it could obliterate humankind! Will the Barnavelts be able to save the world before it's too late?
    This collection contains books 1-3 in John Bellairs' The House with a Clock in its Walls series. Please note they have been published with their original American text e.g. color is referenced rather than colour.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £20.97
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  • Marge in Charge Collection - 4 Books

    Isla Fisher

    Product Code: MARG
    Collection 7 years +
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    Marge loves to make a mess and bend the rules. She has rainbow-coloured hair and is also a babysitter...

    She cooks up a chocolate soup, conducts a chaotic concert and rescues a train in these laugh-a-minute tales. She loves skiing in summer and bonds with so many children including Zara's naughty little cousin.

    Written by popular actress Isla Fisher and illustrated by Eglantine Ceulemans, these fun family stories offer a vibrant and zesty combination of Mary Poppins and The Treehouse series. They're delightful, zippy reads that will have children racing through the pages.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.96
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  • Sarah Moore Fitzgerald Collection - 3 Books

    Sarah Moore Fitzgerald

    Product Code: SRHM
    Collection 12 years +
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    Three stunning and emotional family stories from Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week Winner, Sarah Moore Fitzgerald. We'd recommend them for readers of Annabel Pitcher, Anne Cassidy and Sara Barnard.

    Cosmo keeps his promise to his granddad to return to Blackbrick, but he finds himself in the forgotten corner of a distant past. Here friendships come to life, there are new beginnings, a lifetime of memories and everything is still possible...

    Oscar Dunleavy, who used to make the world's most perfect apple tarts, is missing and presumed dead. His best friend Meg and his little brother Stevie set out to find out what happened and together learn about the importance of friendship.

    Set in Dublin and Siena, Minty follows the twisty-turny trees into Nettlebog. There she finds Ned Buckley - the mysterious boy from school - and she discovers he can ride wild horses. He also knows things about the human race that will save her!
    Format: paperback
    Please note that our current Schools catalogue has the incorrect jacket for The Apple Tart of Hope. We apologise for any inconvenience.
    • £5.99
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  • Helen Peters Collection - 6 Books

    Helen Peters

    Product Code: HLNP
    Collection 7 years +
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    Described as 'a modern James Herriot for young readers', Helen Peters' heart-warming stories are all inspired by life on a farm.

    Suitable for children aged 6 and over, the six books in this collection focus on cute critters including a duckling called Button, a lamb called Lucky and a goat called Willow.

    The charming and traditional nature of the stories is sure to delight animal lovers and there's even a Christmas story (A Kitten Called Holly) to add extra sparkle.

    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £35.94
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  • Christmas Activity Book Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: CSTA
    Collection 4 years +
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    Have a cracking Christmas full of amazing activities... Yule love it!

    Featuring happy elves, jolly gingerbread men and an adorable little penguin, these activity books all come with 250 festive stickers and provide hours of festive fun.

    They're bright, brilliant and ideal for sharing out at Christmas gatherings in the build-up to the big day.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
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Children's book collections

The Book People has the best children's book collections and sets of stories to inspire young readers. From popular fiction series to awesome activity books, you'll find a brilliant collection in our hand-picked range.

You will find the following sets in The Book People's range of children's book collections:

  • Roald Dahl
  • Julia Donaldson
  • The Treehouse Series by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denson
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper by Oxford Reading Tree
  • The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
  • Songbirds Phonics by Julia Donaldson
  • Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
  • Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman
  • Dork Diaries by Rachel Renee Russell