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  • Ultimate Football Heroes Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781789461602 - Matt and Tom Oldfield
    FTBL 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £59.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Our all-new Ultimate Football Heroes collection showcases and celebrates the lives, careers and skills of 10 of the world's best footballers including Tottenham and England's Harry Kane, FA Cup 2019 Man of the Match Kevin De Bruyne and World Cup 2018 sensation Kylian Mbappe.

    With engaging cover artwork and a narrative account of each player's career, these books will delight any young football fan and offer a great way of getting children into reading - especially those who wouldn't normally pick up a book.

    These goal-den biographies are available at a back-of-the-net price and capture the action and excitement of the Beautiful Game in all its glory. They are a must for any young footy fanatic!
    Format: paperback
  • Peppa Pig's Family Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780241397381
    PFAM Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £5.99
    • RRP £19.96
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Four sturdy board books featuring the best-loved characters from Peppa Pig! Read all about how much Peppa and George love their family in these adorable storybooks.

    In My Grandpa, the skills of grandpas everywhere are celebrated as little ones read all about the things Grandpa Pig is great at doing; My Daddy talks about Daddy Pig's quirks and would be the perfect gift for dads to read to their little piglets this Father's Day; from playing games to gardening, Peppa and George know that Granny can do all sorts of things in My Granny; and My Mummy honours all the different roles that mummies play - from comforting cuddles to fierce fire-fighting!

    Format: board book
  • First Words and Pictures Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781788560146
    FWAP 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £5.99
    • RRP £31.96
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    These perfect picture books introduce important topics including colours, numbers, families and everyday words in a fun and accessible way.

    They support the Early Years Foundation Stage and give younger children the chance to look, read, discover, talk and learn all about the world around them.

    The maths book has plenty of number-counting activities to practise while the colours book will help children understand how ideas are presented through art.

    These books will help children develop their communication and vocabulary skills and encourage them to ask questions about the topics.

    Format: paperback
  • Zoo Friends Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781788814522
    FIEN 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.30 per book
    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
  • Supertato Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781471182792 - Sue Hendra
    SPTO 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £27.96
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    • Just £1.75 per book
    Four laugh-out-loud stories from the bestselling Supertato series!

    Join Supertato and the veggies as they compete in Sports Day at the supermarket; go on an epic treasure hunt; and go against the Evil Pea!

    These fast-moving adventures are filled with exciting illustrations and simple text that little ones will love to read again and again.

    Format: paperback
  • Puzzle Adventure Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781788888745
    PZZA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £29.94
    • Save £22.95Save 76%
    • Just £1.17 per book
    Adventure-loving children can help Ned, Ruby and Mungo the dog make their way through haunted hotels, impossible mazes and mysterious woods in these interactive puzzle books.

    There are codes to crack, mysteries to solve and clues dotted throughout this collection, which also includes exciting stories based around a flying castle, a treasure hunt and an Inca Adventure in a Mummy's tomb.

    Similar to our popular Maze Quest books, children have to complete mazes, spot-the-differences, number puzzles, logic puzzles and more to advance the plots of each exciting story. There are also things to spot on each bright and colourful spread.
    Format: paperback
  • The Science Of... Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781912904105
    TSCO 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.30 per book
    This fact-packed collection is all about engineering and Earth science subjects! From rocks and minerals to bridges and tunnels and medical technology, these books answer questions about important topics.

    From the technology of ships to the causes and effects of natural disasters, they all tie in with the STEM curriculum and are perfect for opening readers' eyes to the wonders of science. One book focuses on the history of warfare and the science behind the weapons and vehicles used in conflict.

    From the team behind our bestselling You Wouldn't Want to Be and You Wouldn't Want Live Without collections, each book combines informative, bite-sized text with quirky illustrations as a diverse set of characters present the information in an appealing and concise way.

    The accessible diagrams, side panels and speech bubbles provide multiple entry points for reluctant readers and encourage a love of reading and learning.
    Format: paperback
  • The Royal Rabbits Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781471182785 - Santa Montefiore
    RYLR 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £20.97
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    The Hobbit meets Fantastic Mr Fox meets Watership Down in this charming collection from renowned storytellers and bestselling authors Santa Montefiore and Simon Sebag Montefiore.

    Packed with fun, fantasy and adventure, The Royal Rabbits of London tells a madcap story about a secret society that will do anything to protect the royal family from the horrible Ratzis. In Escape From the Tower, the Ratzis are back and plotting chaos up in the Shard, but it gets worse when weakling Shylo Tawny-Tail is kidnapped.

    The Great Diamond Chase will have you eager to turn the pages when a precious diamond is stolen from Buckingham Palace. Can the Royal Rabbits uncover the culprit and rescue the diamond in time?

    Format: paperback
  • The Usborne Reading Collection - Collection - 9781474915083
    TURC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £39.99
    • RRP £159.60
    • Save £119.61Save 74%
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton, The Usborne Reading Collection features 40 titles incorporating a broad range of story styles.

    They are designed to help your child grow as a reader and develop their interests so that they can find the right books for their tastes.

    From early stories about robots, pirates, princes and princesses to much-loved classics including The Billy Goats Gruff, Pinocchio and Alice in Wonderland and comical original new favourites including The Clumsy Crocodile, the charming tales in this collection are fully illustrated and are ideal for inspiring a love of reading. There are also abridged editions of more advanced stories like The Railway Children, Black Beauty and Macbeth for children to enjoy.

    The pack includes 25 books from the Usborne Young Reading Series 1 and a further 15 books from Usborne Young Reading Series 2.

    Format: paperback
  • Joan Lingard Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781910611203 - Joan Lingard
    LING 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £20.97
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    Three exciting historical adventures from bestselling children's author, Joan Lingard.

    Despite looking after ten children already, Mr and Mrs Bigsby of the Pig and Whistle, Stoke Newington, are asked to take in an eleventh orphan named Elfie. But there's something about her - why does Elfie possess a little watercolour of the Pig and Whistle?

    In The Chancery Lane Conspiracy, Elfie and her best friend Joe's suspicion of a dodgy lawyer lead them to a conspiracy that spans across the country. And in The Stolen Sister, Elfie's little sister Rosalind is kidnapped from outside her school. It's a race against the time to locate the culprit before the family falls apart...

    Format: paperback
  • Abie Longstaff's Trapdoor Mysteries Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781510106567 - Abie Longstaff
    TRAP 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.97
    • Save £11.98Save 66%
    • Just £2.00 per book
    From the author of The Fairytale Hairdresser series, the Trapdoor Mysteries follows 10-year-old Tally and her best friend Squill (who's a squirrel, of course) as they solve mysteries with the help of a secret library...

    Orphan Tally is the servant girl at Mollet Manor and she's also the Secret Keeper of the magical library hidden underneath the grounds. When the manor is burgled in book one, Tally must use the books to catch the criminals - but can she use them to find her missing mother too?

    In book two, Lady Mollett's puppy is kidnapped and Tally must find the dognapper before it's too late! And book three sees a ghost turn up at the manor - can the library help Tally catch something that no one can see?

    Format: paperback
  • Susin Nielsen Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781783449118 - Susin Nielsen
    NIEL 12 years +
    12 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.97
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    Susin Nielsen writes fresh and contemporary teen tales that are warm-hearted and cover tricky subjects with wit and candour. Perfect for fans of Wonder and Annabel Pitcher, these heartfelt stand-alone stories cover themes of families, inclusivity and fitting in.

    My Messed-up Life finds Violet's dad leaving her and her mum for a 'new' and improved family. She's not impressed with her mum's new boyfriend so sets her sights on a man who will be the perfect partner and stepdad: George Clooney.

    We Are All Made of Molecules finds Stewart missing his late mum. His loneliness is even more apparent now he's moved in with the popular Ashley and her mum. Stewart can't quite fit in at school and Ashley can't get used to her awkward new home. And then they both attract the attention of the school hunk, Jared...

    Word Nerd is about a friendless nerd called Ambrose Bukowski and what happens when bullies try to kill him by putting a peanut in his sandwich...
    Format: paperback
  • Kate Ling's Ventura Saga -  3 Books - Collection - 9781510202108 - Kate Ling
    KLVS 13 years +
    13 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.97
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    Readers of Veronica Roth (Divergent) and Beth Revis (Across the Universe) will love this compelling saga that tackles themes of mental health, forbidden romance and what it takes to be human.

    Set in the near future, this coming-of-age YA crossover features an epic love story and a heartbreaking journey that touches on family and friendship. The Loneliness of Distant Beings sees Seren's life change in ways she can barely comprehend after meeting Dom - she can't help but stay in his orbit.

    In The Glow of Fallen stars, Seren and Dom flee their old lives on board spaceship Ventura and end up crash-landing on an uninhabited planet that appears to be paradise. To survive, they must uncover the secrets of the mysterious planet - but at what cost?

    And in The Truth of Different Skies, Bea is chosen to go on a mission in space and must leave Earth forever. No matter what it takes, her life has to matter. But she didn't plan on falling in love before she left...
    Format: paperback
  • Rachael Lucas Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781529025767 - Rachael Lucas
    RCHL
    • £6.99
    • RRP £22.97
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    • Just £2.33 per book
    Rachael Lucas writes stunning stories about love, friendship and new beginnings that will warm your heart. They're perfect summer reads to pack in your suitcase.

    Wildflower Bay is about a little island with big secrets. Isla has landed her dream job as a head stylist at an exclusive salon in Edinburgh but the focus on having a successful career means a social life has completely passed her by. Until now. When her aunt asks for her help, Isla heads to the remote island of Auchenmor and comes across Finn, a 35-year-old man who has just had a reality check...

    Coming Up Roses is the story of country air, cowslips and a charismatic rogue; and Finding Hope at Hillside Farm follows Ella as she tries to find happiness with a man called Harry and his little girl, Ella.

    For fans of authors like: Cathy Bramley, Katie Fforde, Jill Mansell
    Format: paperback
  • My Usborne Reading Library Beginners Collection - 50 Books - Collection - 9781409591528
    URLI 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £39.99
    • RRP £199.50
    • Save £159.51Save 79%
    • Just 80p per book
    Inspire a lifelong love of reading in children with this great value library full of books!

    Filled with fantastic illustrations, there are books to suit all levels of reading ability. All 50 titles feature in the Usborne Reading Programme; a range that has been especially developed to help encourage young readers at home.

    Includes:
    14 x First Reading Level Three titles
    16 x First Reading Level Four Titles
    20 x Young Reading Series One titles

    Format: paperback
  • Princesses and Fairies Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781529017144
    PAFS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £51.92
    • Save £41.93Save 80%
    • Just £1.25 per book
    This sparkling collection contains eight magical picture book stories from bestselling authors including Julia Donaldson, Rebecca Cobb and Lydia Monks.

    Your children can meet Mimi's Magical Fairy Friends; enjoy a story about a hungry dragon who swallowed a knight; and be left spellbound by the tale of Cinderella's (Not So) Ugly Sisters.
    Format: paperback
  • Daddy Pig Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780241395608
    DDYP 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £13.97Save 69%
    • Just £1.50 per book
    Join Daddy Pig, Peppa Pig, and their friends in this fantastic four-book story set!

    It's a very special day for Peppa and George - they're going into work with Daddy Pig for the day. Find out what adventures they have in his office and much more in these oink-some tales that are perfect reading for little piggies.

    Format: paperback
  • Brain Boosters Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781788888714
    BRBO 6 years +
    6 years +
    (1)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £39.92
    • Save £31.93Save 79%
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Match pairs, solve sums and crack the codes!

    These colourful Brain Boosters activity books will help children sharpen up their memory skills and learn about numbers and codes in a fun and interactive way.

    From picture puzzles to books based around the times tables and adding and subtracting, there is so much to enjoy and with eight in the collection, they're perfect for sharing out at parties.
    Format: paperback
  • How to Take Care of your Pet Dinosaur Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912502578 - Kirsty Holmes
    PETD 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £47.94
    • Save £39.95Save 83%
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Any child who dreams of owning a prehistoric pet will find the tips in these dino-tastic books invaluable. They reveal where Stegosaurs sleep, what a Diplodocus eats and just how you hatch a T-rex egg.

    These F.O.S.S.I.L. guides are packed with useful tips and tricks for budding dinosaur trainers and contain a host of jaw-dropping facts alongside eye-catching artwork.

    They are written in an engaging style and will complement any child's early learning.
    Format: paperback
  • The Complete Shetland Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781529025828 - Ann Cleeves
    CLEV
    • £12.99
    • RRP £63.92
    • Save £50.93Save 79%
    • Just £1.62 per book
    This collection contains all eight absorbing thrillers from Ann Cleeves' bestselling Shetland series, which has been adapted into a popular BBC drama starring Douglas Henshall.

    Detective Jimmy Perez encounters all kinds of evil in the remote community: 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.

    Set against a stunning and evocative backdrop, these are powerful and page-turning murder mysteries full of surprises and suspense. Any crime thriller fan will want to add this collection to their bookshelf.

    This collection contains books 1-8 in Ann Cleeves' Shetland series
    Format: paperback
  • Unicorn Academy Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781788006842 - Julie Sykes
    UNIA 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £23.96
    • Save £16.97Save 70%
    • Just £1.75 per book
    With their eye-catching jackets and enchanting plots, these chapter books will introduce children to the joys of Unicorn Academy - a place packed with magic.

    Written by Julie Sykes and illustrated by Lucy Truman, these adventure stories focus on different girls and their favourite unicorns and will delight fans of Rainbow Magic.
    Format: paperback
  • DWMG 9 years +
    9 years +
    (2)
    • £19.99
    • RRP £90.00
    • Save £70.01Save 77%
    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
  • The House with a Clock in its Walls Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781848128804 - John Bellairs
    HWCW 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £20.97
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    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
  • Chris Morgan Jones Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781529025804 - Chris Morgan Jones
    CMRG
    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.97
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    An Agent of Deceit is Chris Morgan Jones' debut novel about a powerful man with a deadly secret. Private investigator Ben Webster is asked by a client to expose the dealings of shadowy Russian oligarch Konstantin Malin and his front man Richard Lock. Against a background of Moscow, London and Berlin, a journey of impossible decisions begin.

    A billionaire asks Webster to investigate his personal affairs in The Jackal's Share, but it isn't long before the private spy realises that there is something very wrong with his new client. Webster discovers that the tycoon's secret is far more dangerous than he imagined, and his new enemy will think nothing of destroying him.

    Isaac Hammer is under arrest. The police have proof that his company - a private London intelligence agency - has broken laws by tapping phones, hacking emails and bribing police. But this wasn't Hammer's work or style. This was all Ben Webster, and now Webster is missing.

    Format: paperback