WPYK 9 years +9 years +
Zoo-wee-mama! Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid books have now sold over 75 million books worldwide - with 10 million of those sales coming in the UK alone.
- RRP £69.90
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- Just £1.20 per book
Book People's latest slipcased collection brings together the first 10 books following the misadventures of Greg Heffley and his crazy family including, for the first time in paperback, Old School.
Greg is an average American schoolboy, but he has a habit of getting into embarrassing but hilarious situations. These books follow his diary as he makes observations on his days and doodles away. From classic road trips to tales of hard luck and the terrifying prospect of finding a date for Valentine's Day, these are sure to have children laughing out loud.
GFCD 3 years +3 years +
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.
- RRP £40.00
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- Just £1.00 per book
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.
This bumper collection provides the perfect introduction to Ann Cleeves' bestselling stories. It contains five novels in the Vera series (adapted into a hit ITV drama starring Brenda Blethyn) and five books from the Shetland series (adapted by the BBC into a popular show starring Douglas Henshall).
- RRP £79.90
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- Just £1.30 per book
Available for an unbelievable Book People price, the first five books in the Vera series follow Vera Stanhope as the detective investigates a series of strange occurrences across the North Pennines. She starts by joining three very different women as they arrive at an isolated cottage to complete an environmental survey. But when they get there, they find the body of one of Bella's friends... Vera also makes fresh inquiries into the decade-old case of the murder of a 15-year-old girl; and investigates the disappearance of her hippy neighbour.
Set in the remote community of the Shetland Islands, the five Shetland books follow Jimmy Perez as he encounters all manner of evil characters. He finds his neighbour left for dead after being strangled; looks into the case of an amnesiac's 'suicide'; and has to deal with the discovery of a woman's body at the supposed sanctuary of the Fair Isles bird observatory.
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
- Save £90.00
- 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.
WWTT 5 years +5 years +
Winnie and Wilbur are two magical characters who get up to all kinds of spooktacular mischief and this fabric bag of books is certain to put a spell on any child who reads them.
- RRP £29.94
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- Just £1.17 per book
Displayed in an orange Winnie-themed bag, the six books here are written by Laura Owen and follow Winnie's hilarious high jinks as she learns some new spells and goes batty! Each book also features Korky Paul's incredible artwork.
A much-loved character, the bag makes the books easy to transport so children aged 5 and over can take them on all their broomstick rides.
RWBN 5 years +5 years +
Especially published for children at reading levels 4-6 and always popular with Book People customers, we're excited to bring you this massive 25-book Oxford Reading Tree collection starring Biff, Chip and Kipper.
- RRP £123.75
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- Just 64.00p per book
A scheme used by the vast majority of primary schools, these books will help children aged 5 and over develop into confident readers, and the familiar characters and entertaining stories are sure to be returned to again and again.
Focusing on phonics so young readers can practise their sounds and letters, these first stories allow children to practise reading everyday language too. With eight covering each level, the fun-filled books come in a popper case and the collection also includes a parents' guide.
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!
A knowledgeable and popular historian, Neil Oliver reveals the history of the Vikings, Ancient Britain and his native Scotland in this incredibly informative and entertaining three-book collection.
- RRP £29.97
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- Just £2.00 per book
All based around his popular BBC documentaries, the books are passionately written and will delight any armchair historian. In Vikings, he goes beyond their bloody reputation to discover the truth about them and how they managed to build an empire that lasted nearly 200 years.
In A History of Ancient Britain, Neil looks at half a million years of human history, taking in everything from Ice Ages to the departure of the Roman Empire in the 5th Century AD. A History of Scotland looks at one of the oldest countries in the world's diverse past and how the tales of failure, submission, thwarted ambition and tragedy often badly serve this great nation and focuses on the rich tapestry of its intricate past. It perfectly captures the essence of Scotland and its place and standing in the world.
DWAC 9 years +9 years +
David Walliams' Dahl-esque books are hugely popular with children and many of them have been adapted into hit BBC shows. Here are eight of his books in audiobook format, so the whole family can listen and laugh to them - wherever you go!
- RRP £80.00
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Coming in a handy tin, the collection includes The Boy in the Dress, Mr Stink, Billionaire Boy, Gangsta Granny, Ratburger, Demon Dentist, Awful Auntie and Grandpa's Great Escape. All the stories are read by David himself and on some of them 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, thes are stories you'll want to listen to over and over again.
Running time: 30 hours
Tin size: 145 x 145mm
CDs in this collection:
Mr Stink - Disc 1-3, Billionaire Boy - Disc 1-3, Gangsta Granny - Disc 1-3, Demon Dentist - Disc 1-4, Grandpa's Great Escape - Disc 1-5, Ratburger - Disc 1-3, Boy - Disc 1-2, Awful Auntie - Disc 1-4
Enhance your mindfulness and increase your happiness with this set of two pocket books.
- RRP £19.98
- Save £14.99
- Just £2.50 per book
. Anna Black's The Little Pocket Book of Mindfulness will show you how to stop dwelling on the past and forget your worries about the future. Alongside the inspirational advice, it has mindfulness meditations that will help you respond rather than react and deal with stress in more acceptable ways.
The Little Pocket Book of Happiness offers a more joyous approach to living and thinking. It may help change the way you see the world. Written by Lois Blyth, the charming little book will show how to swap worry and anxiety for joy and contentment and help you unlock the secrets to being happy.
WWDS 5 years +5 years +
The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Horton Hears a Who... Dr. Seuss' creations are timeless and here you can read all of the stories starring this zany cast of characters for one unbelievable Book People price.
- RRP £119.80
- Save £97.81
- Just £1.10 per book
With 20 books of crazy rhymes and weird and wonderful characters to enjoy, this collection even contains some you may not be familiar with just yet - making it all the more fun to read!
Wild, wacky and energetic, you'll love reading these books almost as much as your children will enjoy listening to you read them. With 20 hardbacks displayed in a box, it's sure to inspire a lifelong love of quirky reads in your children.
Please note each book size is 160 x 115mm
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
- Save £30.00
- 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!
This three-book collection of puzzles is perfect for when you want to switch off, unwind and refocus your mindset.
- RRP £20.97
- Save £14.98
- Just £2.00 per book
There are 90 activities in each of these travel-sized books. The crosswords will test both your general knowledge and word power; the word searches are fun yet tricky and provide your brain with a gentle workout as you try to find the words that are hidden in any direction; and the codeword puzzles offer a numerical twist on the traditional crossword. No prior general knowledge is needed and they increase in difficulty as you progress.
Great for taking on journeys or when you just want to relax in the evening after a hard day's work.
Anyone who loves getting outdoors will find these little guides to be essential companions on their next adventure.
- RRP £27.96
- Save £22.97
- Just £1.25 per book
Covering wild flowers, trees, butterflies and garden wildlife, the books provide concise descriptions of their subjects which include information on their appearances, habitats and much more. There are also beautiful illustrations of over 150 species in each book.
Ideal for beginners and amateur naturalists alike, the Green Guides come in a pocket size.
WOPR 3 years +3 years +
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 Christmas or christening gift.
- RRP £137.77
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- Just £1.30 per book
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.
This three-book collection of art therapy has been especially designed to help you draw your way to a younger brain.
- RRP £14.97
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- Just £1.66 per book
Losing your memory is one of the biggest concerns in people aged over 40 and these three books provide a creative way to help you keep your mind sharper and 'younger'. Each book contains a series of line drawings and then space on the opposite page which allows you to copy the illustration.
The scenes gradually become more challenging as you progress and every page can help stimulate the parts of your brain that are vital for memory retention.
You may be asking 'What is a moodle?' Well, the answer is a moodle is a doodle with the power to change your mind.
- RRP £15.00
- Save £10.01
- Just £1.66 per book
Whether you're grumpy, stressed or happy, the books are sure to help you keep your troubles away. The Grumpy book has a doodle that lets you draw yourself a ladder to get out of a hole; the Stressed one asks you to draw yourself on a tightrope and then add a safety net to stop your fall; and the Happy one is full of positivity and optimism.
Great for those who love activities like colouring and doodling, each book is packed full of ideas and illustrations that will keep you entertained, whatever your mood.
TGAC 9 years +9 years +
Liz Pichon's award-winning Tom Gates books have delighted so many children in print and now the whole family can enjoy these crazy stories in audiobook format.
- RRP £50.00
- Save £40.01
All read by Rupert Grint (who you'll know as Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films), this collection contains five witty stories spread across 10 CDs for children to enjoy both on long journeys and at home.
Perfect for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, they follow Tom as he is tormented by annoying sisters, mean teachers and oh-so-sneaky classmates.
Running time: 10 hours, 35 minutes
CDs in this collection:
The Brilliant World of Tom Gates - Disc 1-2, Tom Gates: Excellent Excused and Other Good Stuff - Disc 1-2, Tom Gates: Everything?s Amazing (Sort of) ? Disc 1-2, Tom Gates: Genius Ideas (Mostly) - Disc 1-2, Tom Gates is Absolutely Fantastic (at some things) - Disc 1-2
MMAC 9 years +9 years +
With 10 unabridged stories across 28 CDs and an approximate running time of 29 hours, this collection of audiobooks from Michael Morpurgo is full of simply wonderful stories.
- RRP £80.00
- Save £62.01
Including the likes of Private Peaceful, Born to Run and War Horse - the book that inspired both the long-running West End play and blockbuster film directed by Steven Spielberg - these are wonderful stories that will be listened to over and over again. The whole family will be captivated on long journeys.
The books are read by a host of actors and celebrities including Derek Jacobi, Jenny Agutter, Luke Treadaway and even Michael himself!
CDs in this collection:
War Horse (Discs 1-3), The Butterfly Lion (Discs 1-2), Kaspar (Discs 1-2), Private Peaceful (Discs 1-4), Farm Boy, Born to Run (Discs 1-3), Kensuke's Kingdom (Discs 1-3), Shadow (Discs 1-3), An Elephant in the Garden (Discs 1-4), The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips (Discs 1-3)
Whatever your skill level, we're sure you'll love learning how to draw a variety of exciting subjects with this excellent-value introduction to illustrating.
- RRP £49.90
- Save £39.91
- Just £1.00 per book
Among the topics included in this collection are people, wild animals, trees, dogs, and cats - meaning if you work through all the books you'll become a jack of all trades when it comes to drawing!
With a simple, step-by-step drawing method to follow throughout each detailed book, this collection is great either if you're a beginner artist or if you're looking to brush up on your artistic skills.
YORM 5 years +5 years +
This sparkling collection gives fairy fans the chance to enjoy one Rainbow Magic story a week for an entire year!
- RRP £263.48
- Save £233.49
- Just 58.00p per book
A Book People favourite, these magical stories follow Rachel and Kirsty as they join the fairies in their ongoing battle with Jack Frost. Completely spellbinding and with easy-to-read, accessible text, they are full of fun and will appeal to any child who has just started to read independently.
With 52 books to get through, this is a massive collection of fantastic stories at a magical Book People price. Who will be your child's favourite fairy?
Ever since the first books were published in 1971, Roger Hargreaves' Mr. Men have been an enduring favourite with children (and parents!) of all ages. The likes of Mr. Happy, Mr. Tickle, Mr. Bump and friends must rank as some of the most famous characters in children's books - and this beautiful box set features them all!
- RRP £149.50
- Save £119.51
- Just 60.00p per book
With a mammoth 50 books to enjoy and a simply gorgeous, foiled display case, this collection will keep young readers entertained for a long, long time to come. The bold, bright illustrations and simple storylines make the Mr. Men stories fun and appealing to return to again and again.
Familiar characters like Mr. Strong and Mr. Messy's books are also included in this vast box set, which is just perfect for adults and children to read and share together.
Published in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum, this three-book collection brings together a fascinating and authoritative social history of the Second World War.
- RRP £24.97
- Save £18.98
- Just £2.00 per book
A Prayer for Gallipoli covers the Great War from the point of view of a chaplain. Kenneth Best had no military training, so to fulfil his pastoral role, he had to get close to the front line and work with troops as they were under fire. As his empathy for the troops grew larger, he became more and more disgusted with their leaders. These diaries provide an insight into the horrific realities of trench warfare.
The Secret History of the Blitz by Joshua Levine looks at the people that are not normally mentioned during accounts of the War - those spivs, outcasts and unsung heroes who were in the shadows; and D-Day to Victory features the diaries of a British tank commander as the war finally came to an end.
All written using archive and primary sources, these are candid and compelling reads about the triumphs and tragedies of war.
FFCC 7 years +7 years +
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!
- RRP £153.78
- Save £128.79
- Just £1.14 per book
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.