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  • My Usborne Reading Library Beginners Collection - 50 Books - Collection - 9781409591528
    URLI 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £39.99
    • RRP £199.50
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Join Daddy Pig, Peppa, 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 +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £39.92
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    • 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
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    • 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
  • Unicorn Academy Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781788006842 - Julie Sykes
    UNIA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £23.96
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    • 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
  • 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
  • Leigh Russell's DI Peterson Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780857303523 - Leigh Russell
    DIPC
    • £5.99
    • RRP £26.97
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    Cold Sacrifice is the start of DS Ian Peterson's own career, as he investigates a serial killer who will stop at nothing to cover his tracks. But as they hunt for evidence, more dead bodies appear and Ian doesn't realise he is risking the life of his colleague, Polly.

    In Race to Death, a man plummets to his death during the York Races and newly-promoted DI Ian Peterson is plunged into a complex and high-profile case. But as pressure rises and time runs out, the case suddenly gets a lot closer to home.

    Blood Axe sees an investigation into a series of gruesome and brutal murders in York. The body count quickly mounts and the case demands all Ian's ingenuity, because these killings are random and the murderer leaves no clues.

    For fans of authors like: Peter James, Mark Billingham, Rachel Abbott

    This collection contains books 1-3 in the DS Ian Peterson Murder Investigation series.
    Format: paperback
  • Murder in the Cotswolds Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780749024284 - Rebecca Tope
    MRDR
    • £5.99
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    Three classic British mysteries set in the idyllic countryside from bestselling crime novelist Rebecca Tope.

    In Deception in the Cotswolds, Thea Osborne looks forward to her latest house-sitting job in the secluded village of Cranham. She is looking after Harriet Young's reptiles but soon discovers that the geckoes are not the only cold-blooded creatures at large in Cranham.

    Thea agrees to house-sit for Oliver Meadows in Shadows in the Cotswolds, but she is distracted by the news of her mother's sudden involvement with an old flame. As usual, she finds herself at the centre of a dark mystery when she discovers a dead body in the gardens of the house.

    Malice in the Cotswolds sees Thea in a new assignment for the mysterious Yvonne Parker. She arrives at the isolated village of Snowshill and is immediately on edge. A child in the unsettling village is found brutally strangled and Thea and her friends work together to uncover the sinister plot.

    Format: paperback
  • The 13-Storey Treehouse Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781529019162 - Andy Griffiths
    REHO 7 years +
    7 years +
    (5)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £48.92
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and David Walliams will love Andy Griffiths' The 13-Storey Treehouse. Now presented in a cool slipcase, these engaging books are wonderfully wacky, amazingly anarchic and marvellously madcap. In fact, we'd go as far to say you'll be laughing at these tales just as much as the kids!

    Andy and Terry live in the world's greatest treehouse and in the first book (The 13-Storey Treehouse) you will learn about how it houses everything from a giant catapult to a tank of man-eating sharks and, perhaps best all, a machine that fires marshmallows at you when you're hungry.

    As the series progresses, this magical treehouse receives a number of 13-storey extensions - and things continue to get crazier! The 29-Storey Treehouse finds it being home to an ice-cream-serving robot called Edward Scooperhands; The 39-Storey Treehouse has a roller coaster providing the thrills; The 52-Storey Treehouse is home to a real-life game of Snakes & Ladders; The 65-Storey Treehouse has a birthday room where it's ALWAYS your birthday; The 78-Storey Treehouse only finds an ALL-BALL sports stadium being added to the development; and the 91-Storey Treehouse contains a human pinball machine.

    The short chapters and wild plots make these paperback books instantly appealing and Terry Denton's amazing illustrations just add to the thrills!

    This collection includes books 1-8 in Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's The 13-Storey Treehouse series.
    Format: paperback
  • Julia Donaldson Story Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781529017311 - Julia Donaldson
    JDSC 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £14.99
    • RRP £68.90
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    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
  • My Mr. Men World Collection - 52 Books - Collection - 9781405292870 - Roger Hargreaves
    MMWC 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £34.99
    • RRP £207.48
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    • Just 67p per book
    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
  • My Little Miss World Collection - 38 Books - Collection - 9781405292863 - Roger Hargreaves
    LMWC 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £24.99
    • RRP £151.62
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    • Just 66p per book
    This delightful box set features all of the timeless Little Miss stories by 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...
  • Creative Writing with Roald Dahl Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780241395615 - Roald Dahl
    CWRD 8 years +
    8 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.97
    • Save £9.98Save 66%
    • Just £1.66 per book
    Could you be the next Roald Dahl? Each book in this fantastic creative writing series will inspire young writers through the wonderful worlds of best-loved stories!

    There are fun wordplay activities to spark creativity, top tips to build confidence, and plenty of language work to help develop vocabulary and grammar skills.

    Bring stories to life with help from the BFG, as children learn how to write splendid settings using adjectives, imagery, similes and much more. Matilda encourages writers to create spellbinding speech through the use of authentic dialogue, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will teach the importance of believable characters!

    Format: paperback
  • Ultimate Pocket Puzzles Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781788888837 - Matthew Scott
    UPPU 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.97
    • Save £7.98Save 66%
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Young puzzlers can test their brainpower with an exciting selection of crosswords, puzzles and wordsearches in these three books.

    The challenges range from easy to advanced and are sure to provide hours of fun on long journeys and rainy, stay-at-home days. They'll also help stave off those cries of 'I'm bored!'...

    The puzzles are presented in a fun and visually appealing way with engaging illustrations and will help develop a number of problem-solving skills.
    Format: paperback
  • Giggles Galore Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781471182280
    GGLE 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £68.90
    • Save £56.91Save 82%
    • Just £1.20 per book
    Join Supertato as he battles with the Evil Pea; Alan the Bear, who is desperate for a wee; and Gary the Gorilla on a never-ending banana quest.

    These picture books - all from bestselling and prize-winning authors and illustrators - are sure to become bedtime favourites. You can also meet the worst princess of all time; learn about yoga with an ogre; and help with a search for a giraffe.
    Format: paperback
  • Pigs Might Fly Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912502585 - Kirsty Holmes
    PMFP 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £47.94
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    Your children will believe pigs can fly when they read through this oink-some collection of books about high-flying vehicles. These pigs don't tell any porkies when it comes to air travel!

    Piggles and his intrepid team will introduce children to all things aviation and help you navigate the skies - whether an aeroplane, hot air balloon, airship, glider, helicopter or space shuttle is your preferred mode of transport.

    This fun and fact-filled series supports the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects your children will be learning about at school.

    Format: paperback
  • People Who Help Us Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474781145
    PWHO 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £31.96
    • Save £25.97Save 81%
    • Just £1.50 per book
    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
  • Gracie La Roo Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781474781138 - Marsha Qualey
    GRLR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £29.94
    • Save £23.95Save 79%
    • Just £1.00 per book
    This lively collection features six fun stories that follow Gracie La Roo, a synchronized swimming pig extraordinaire!

    She is the star of her team, the Water Sprites, but she is also the youngest of the bunch. Follow Gracie as she manages fame, works on her confidence and navigates tricky situations while nurturing her talent.

    With their humorous characters and relatable plots, these stories are perfect for helping children build confidence, form friendships and learn to speak up.

    Format: paperback
  • Teacup House Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781474966818 - Hayley Scott
    TCPH 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.97
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    Come and visit The Twitches of Teacup House: a magical miniature doll's house where visitors are always welcome - especially if they have cake or bring a puppy!

    Written by Hayley Scott and illustrated by Pippa Curnick, these full-colour animal stories offer an enchanting and contemporary combination of Beatrix Potter and The Borrowers.

    These stories follow a young heroine called Stevie and her mum as they enjoy meeting charming characters and go on incredible adventures.
    Format: paperback
  • The Rescue Princesses Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781788005661 - Paula Harrison
    RSCP 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.96
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    The modern princess is feisty, independent and a real go-getter. She shows children that there is so much more to being in line for the throne than wearing a pretty dress...

    This exciting collection of fast-paced adventure stories stars a diverse set of princesses who are determined to prove kings wrong and save animals that are in trouble.

    The fun and easy-to-read chapter books combine action with laugh-out-loud moments and are certain to help children build their reading confidence.
    Format: paperback
  • A Pony Called Secret Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781788005302 - Olivia Tuffin
    APCS 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £20.97
    • Save £14.98Save 71%
    • Just £2.00 per book
    From the author of The Palomino Pony series, this exciting collection features three perfect pony stories and is filled with adventure and a genuine love of horses!

    Using funny antics from her own ponies, Olivia Tuffin writes with real heart and knowledge of the equestrian world. And in this heartwarming series, readers see Alice follow her dream of achieving success with her young strawberry roan pony, Secret.

    After struggling with Secret's training, a chance encounter with the mysterious Finn changes everything. And when Alice finally joins pony club, she is thrilled to be invited to super-popular Hannah's party. But as snow begins to fall and a pony escapes, Alice and Finn rush to the rescue...Can their friendship survive the storm?

    Alice finally reaches the Olympia Horse Show with Secret, but she soon runs into trouble with the competition - a suspicious girl named Leah. On the night before the big day, Secret is stolen and Alice's dream turns into a nightmare. It must be impossible for Alice and Finn to track him down!

    Format: paperback
  • Septimus Heap Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9781408872574 - Angie Sage
    HEAP 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £13.99
    • RRP £55.93
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    Wizard apprentice Septimus Heap and his family's lives are about to change in so many ways...

    After killing the Queen and locking up the Extraordinary Wizard, the powerful Necromancer has decided to seize control of all things Magykal. He's determined to use Darke Magyk to fill the world with terrifying creatures...

    However, the Necromancer has missed a vital detail, meaning that one boy can defeat him and save the world. The only problem is Septimus has no idea about his destiny...

    Angie Sage's Septimus Heap action-packed series is packed with marvellous magyk and mayhem. We'd recommend these books for fans of Harry Potter, Divergent and Artemis Fowl.
    This collection contains books 1-7 in Angie Sage's Septimus Heap: Wizard Apprentice series
    Format: paperback