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The Book People is known for our brilliant collections and here you'll find our latest selection. From bundles full of children's fiction or activity books to fine fiction from bestselling authors, there's something for every taste.

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  • Julia Donaldson Story Collection - 10 Books

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: JDSC
    Collection 3 years +
    (14)
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    Can your children spot the Gruffalo? Do they want to meet a vegetarian T-rex? How about hitching a ride on a witch's already heaving broomstick?

    Julia Donaldson's picture books are rightly regarded as classics and this collection of 10 of her best gives you the chance to share some truly wonderful stories with your little readers. You can also share them out in party bags so all your little one's friends can delve into these perfect stories.

    Julia's fun, flowing and rhyming text is complemented by artwork from incredible illustrators including Axel Scheffler, David Roberts and Lydia Monks.

    Why should you buy this collection? Julia Donaldson's much-loved books are a must for every toddler's bookshelf.
    Format: paperback
    • £8.00
    • RRP £68.90
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    My Mr. Men World Collection - 52 Books

    Roger Hargreaves

    Product Code: MMWC
    Collection 3 years +
    (5)
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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
    • £15.00
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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
    • £5.00
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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.
    • £14.00
    • RRP £151.62
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  • 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
    • £5.00
    • RRP £39.90
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    Rumble in the Jungle and Other Stories Collection - 8 Books

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: RITJ
    Collection 3 years +
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    There's a rumble in the jungle and a commotion in the ocean in Giles Andreae's vibrant picture books.

    Jungle animals including a lion, elephant and crocodile come together in these noisy and loud picture books with flowing, rhyming text. There's also a marvellous story about minibeasts; the tale of farmyard animals having fantastic fun; and prehistoric perfection in Mad About Dinosaurs.

    These books will inspire a lifelong love of reading with their zesty humour and bright, bold artwork.
    Format: paperback
    • £6.00
    • RRP £55.92
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  • My First Stickers Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: MYFS
    Collection 3 years +
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    Start stickering from an early age!

    Dinosaurs, animals and things that go feature in this awesome collection of first sticker books - all of which have big stickers for little hands!

    By completing the activities and decorating the colourful scenes with the big stickers for little hands, children will enjoy a tactile experience as they develop their hand-eye coordination skills. Each book has simple, descriptive text and bright and bold artwork.
    Format: paperback
    • £6.00
    • RRP £39.92
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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.
    • £8.00
    • RRP £69.90
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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
    • £7.00
    • RRP £49.90
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  • Teach Your Hand Pencil Control Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: THPC
    Collection 3 years +
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    Many children need a helping hand when it comes to developing their cognitive and fine motor skills. These six books include triangular easy-grip pencils to help children learn how write and draw in a neat and coherent fashion.

    Covering tracing, zigzags, crosses, circles, spirals, lines and curves, these books have bright artwork and are full of appealing activities that help develop pencil - and later, pen - control.

    They will show your child how to hold a pencil the easy way with a three-step guide recommended by teachers: 1) Dangle a pencil between your finger and thumb 2) Rotate the pencil with your other hand 3) Let the pencil rest. Squeeze your thumb and finger.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
    • RRP £35.94
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  • No Nonsense Phonics Collection - 24 Books

    Product Code: NNPH
    Collection 4 years +
    (6)
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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
    • £5.00
    • RRP £95.76
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  • Farmyard Friends Collection - 20 Books

    Product Code: FMYB
    Collection 3 years +
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    Children will love this fun-filled collection of 20 stories presented in an adorable barn-shaped box. All of the books are slightly different sizes so when they are inserted into the box, they make a delightful roof for the barn!

    Whether it's The Three Little Pigs or A Goose on the Loose, these exciting stories are perfect for encouraging little ones to read! Other stories follow Titus the goat with a troublesome tooth; Chicken Licken; and Posy the nosy pig.
    Format: paperback
    • £12.00
    • RRP £139.80
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  • People Who Help Us Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: PWHO
    Collection 4 years +
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    This fascinating collection contains four books that look at the people who help us in our local communities.

    They focus on British community workers such as the Ambulance and Air Ambulance Crew; Firefighters; Lifeboat Crew; and Police Officers - informing readers about the situations they may come across in their daily lives.

    With levelled text and full-colour photographs, each book teaches children how these workers help us and what they do to serve the community.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
    • RRP £31.96
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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
    • £5.00
    • RRP £69.90
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  • Sing-Along Stories Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: SAST
    Collection 3 years +
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    This delightful collection features four picture storybooks with a timeless family appeal!

    With lavish illustrations and all the classic sing-along stories, these books are perfect for new and emerging readers.

    Format: paperback
    • £3.00
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    Knock Knock Collection - 3 Books

    Caryl Hart

    Product Code: KNCK
    Collection 3 years +
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    This hilarious collection features three brilliantly bold stories with strong messages about friendship and working together.

    Pages of alien-counting chaos will have children laughing and learning in Knock Knock Alien as a little girl must navigate her way through space to find her home planet.

    In Knock Knock Dinosaur, a little boy gets a visit from a T. Rex - but what will his mum say when she gets home to find dinosaurs skating down the hall and drawing on the walls?

    A visit from a pirate sounds like fun... But the Captain and his crew cause mayhem for a little girl as she awaits the return of her dad in Knock Knock Pirate.

    Format: paperback
    • £3.00
    • RRP £20.97
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  • The Curious Dragons Maths Activity Collection - 3 Books

    The Curious Dragons

    Product Code: CDMA
    Collection 3 years +
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    The Curious Dragons are here to inspire your children to become masters of maths!

    Using the three-step Singapore Maths approach (concrete practice, pictorial representation and abstract understanding), the flame-breathing characters introduce a number of fun, structured activities that will help little learners understand numbers, shapes, measurements and the concepts of addition and subtraction.

    Each title includes over 100 stickers and supports children in their early years (ages 3-5) and at the start of Key Stage 1 (5+).
    Format: paperback
    • £2.00
    • RRP £14.97
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  • Jeanne Willis & Tony Ross Collection - 5 books

    Jeanne Willis & Tony Ross

    Product Code: JWTR
    Collection 3 years +
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    Look at things from a bat's perspective and give a slug a hug!

    These brilliantly buoyant picture books from the dream team of Jeanne Willis and Horrid Henry illustrator Tony Ross tell exciting stories about animals learning vital life lessons: Cottonwool Colin learns how to look after himself; Hippopotamus learns what the spotamus on her bottomus is; and cow stops being such a Misery Moo.

    These irrepressible and heart-warming stories from an award-winning team have fun rhyming text and important messages that are sure keep readers of all ages happily entertained...
    Format: paperback
    • £3.00
    • RRP £34.95
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  • Princesses and Fairies Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: PAFS
    Collection 3 years +
    (2)
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    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
    • £5.00
    • RRP £51.92
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    Debi Gliori's Alfie Collection - 3 Books

    Debi Gliori

    Product Code: DGLI
    Collection Toddlers
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    This delightful series from bestselling author Debi Gliori is about Alfie the rabbit and his experiences in the garden, bath and woods!

    With beautiful watercolour illustrations and a lovable main character, these endearing stories are able to capture the irrepressible imagination of children and are perfect reads for toddlers.

    In the first story, Alfie is out in the garden and starts to imagine that he's in the jungle as a lion, an elephant and a little bird. In the second story, Alfie goes from splashing around in the bath to imagining an amazing deep-sea adventure. And in the third story, Alfie imagines himself as all sorts of woodland creatures whilst on a walk through the woods!

    Format: paperback
    • £3.00
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  • First Words and Pictures Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: FWAP
    Collection 3 years +
    (1)
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    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
    • £2.00
    • RRP £31.96
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  • Bing Collection - 5 Books

    Product Code: BNGF
    Collection Toddlers
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    Five brilliant picture books based on the Emmy award-winning TV series about the everyday adventures of Bing - a lovable, curious, playful bunny, whose life doesn't always go to plan!

    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
    • RRP £24.95
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  • Ready, Steady, Go! Collection - 3 Books

    Smriti Prasadam-Halls

    Product Code: RSGO
    Collection 3 years +
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    Get digging, come to the rescue and become a champion racer!

    Children will love making the sounds of diggers, racing cars and emergency vehicles as they are drawn in by Ed Eaves' bold and vibrant artwork in these noisy stories.

    Featuring Smriti Prasadam-Halls' flowing text, these bouncy, rhythmic picture books are so much fun to read aloud and will appeal to any child who is obsessed with noisy vehicles.
    Format: paperback
    • £2.00
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  • Little Grey Rabbit Collection - 4 Books

    Alison Uttley

    Product Code: LGRB
    Collection 3 years +
    (4)
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    Little Grey Rabbit's tail is missing! She gave it to Wise Owl to use for a door knocker, but now he won't give it back. Join Little Grey Rabbit, Squirrel, Hare and Moldy Warp the Mole to find out if the resourceful friends will ever get back Grey Rabbit's tail...

    Covering topics including the importance of friendship, discovery and starting school, these abridged picture book stories will help children learn about first concepts.

    Similar in style to Brambly Hedge, all of these charming stories have beautiful artwork and floral details for children to pore over.

    Format: paperback
    • £3.00
    • RRP £19.96
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