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  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780141385839 - Jeff Kinney
    WPYK 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £57.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
    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.

    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.
  • Michael Morpurgo Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9780007963027 - Michael Morpurgo
    MCHM 9 years +
    Michael Morpurgo
    9 years +
    • £14.99
    • RRP £82.88
    • Save £67.89
    • Just £1.25 per book
    One of the most popular children's authors around, Michael Morpurgo has won many awards and is a former Children's Laureate. Our latest unbelievable value collection brings together 12 of his beloved books including Farm Boy (the sequel to War Horse), Shadow and A Medal for Leroy.

    Poignant, powerful and heartbreaking reads for children who love animals and are fascinated by the events of war, these books will leave a lasting impression on all who read them. They are exceptionally well written and will show children how powerful humanity can be.

    These touching books are perfect for children aged 9 and over and will help to introduce many important themes that they will encounter over the years ahead.
  • Mixed-Up Fairy Tales Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781784938277
    MUFT 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £39.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    These witty retellings of famous fairy tales will not only have young children laughing along but they'll also provide an introduction to the importance of the likes of hygiene, keeping active and healthy eating.

    Each title backs up themes found in the PSHE (personal, social and health education) curriculum and the stories are sure to help children learn about their own personal development. They provide a very gentle approach to what can be sensitive issues.

    Among the stories are Don't Pick Your Nose, Pinocchio!, Eat Your Greens, Goldilocks and Stinky Jack and the Beanstalk.
  • My First Reading Library Collection - 50 Books - Collection - 9781409570202 - Various
    MFSC 3 years +
    3 years +
    (6)
    • £29.99
    • RRP £199.50
    • Save £169.51
    • Just 60.00p per book
    Perfect for sharing at bedtime and also a great way for children to get to grips with reading independently as they embark on their own reading journeys, this massive 50-book collection will quickly become a bookshelf favourite.

    With gorgeous illustrations and easy-to-follow stories, the books will allow children to gradually take over a greater share of the reading, building their confidence all the time. The stories cover wishes, magic and animals and are sure to be returned to again and again.

    Of the books featured in this collection, 22 are from the Usborne Very First Reading range, which is designed specifically for shared reading, while 12 are from Level One and 16 from Level Two, which are designed for the child to take over a greater share of the story.
  • My Learning Library: Animals Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781743678114
    PG0261 Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.00
    • Just 62.00p per book
    Perfect for small hands and also ideal for helping children learn from a very young age, this collection contains eight chunky board books that feature images of common creatures. Best of all, the books can fit together into a fun jigsaw puzzle.

    Bright and engaging, these books provide children with a fun way of identifying and learning the names of various animals while also developing their picture-word recognition and vocabulary skills.
  • Easter Sticker Activity Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781786921376
    EASA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £15.97
    • Just £1.00 per book
    From little chicks to fluffy bunnies and baby animals to incredible eggs, this four-book collection is full of cracking Easter activities.

    From colouring, doodling and sticking to activities and games, there are so many egg-cellent things to do in these sweet activity books.

    There are card press-out pages that provide enjoyment beyond the book and these are perfect for doodling, decorating and displaying. They can be pressed out to make bookmarks, door hangers and even characters.

    These Easter books provide children with plenty of fun in the build-up to Easter and are far better value (not to mention healthier) than a chocolate egg.
  • My Big Sticker Activity Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781786921383
    MBSA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £37.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
    Every book in this collection comes with over 250 stickers and is packed with fun activities.

    Covering themes ranging from mermaids to pirates and fairies to dinosaurs, each book also comes with card press-outs of bookmarks, door hangers, games and characters to add to the joy.

    With 10 books to choose from, these are great for stay-at-home days or to share out in party bags. They promote creativity and develop problem-solving abilities.
  • Nature's Life Cycles Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781526304346
    NTLC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £47.94
    • Save £39.95
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Presented with simple text and appealing photographs, this non-fiction collection will delight any young nature enthusiast.

    Focusing on curriculum subjects, it provides information on the life cycles of chickens, bees, frogs, beans, owls and ladybirds. These books are full of fascinating information and each stage in the subject's life cycle is shown using a simple symbol.

    Each of these books will come in useful for school studies and for general nature-based hobbies.
  • Snuggle Up Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781444939323 - David Conway et al
    BDSB 3 years +
    David Conway et al
    3 years +
    • £10.99
    • RRP £68.90
    • Save £57.91
    • Just £1.10 per book
    This beautiful bag is full of 10 cosy picture books that will help soothe your children to sleep as they enjoy them before going to bed.

    Among the stories are a tale that finds children's favourite nursery rhyme characters coming together with disastrous results; a story celebrating the love between children and their mothers; and a charming story from former Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman about a bunny who wants nothing more than a cuddle.

    Bedtime is a key theme as well, with jungle animals having all sorts of fun in Bedtime Hullabaloo; a young girl called Suzy Sue battling a cow, a horse and a sheep for some sleep in the rhyming A Bed of Your Own; and a boy who does not want to go to sleep (a familiar experience, we're sure) starring in Oliver Who Would Not Sleep.
  • Oxford Reading Tree: Snapdragons Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9780192759849
    SNAP
    • £15.99
    • RRP £149.70
    • Save £133.71
    • Just 53.00p per book
    This huge collection has stories that will appeal to a wide variety of children. All written and illustrated by top authors, these books will help children develop their reading skills and captivate their imaginations.

    The books in this collection are presented in different shapes and sizes and are ideal for introducing children to a wider range of reading. Suitable for those aged 4 and designed to last until they're 6, there are simple picture books to start off with before moving onto the more advanced stories in the carefully levelled set.

    Very engaging, this collection contains stories about families, animals and familiar activities. There is even a sheet with advice on how parents can help children make the most of their reading.
  • The Shapeshifter Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780192759832 - Ali Sparkes
    SHIF 9 years +
    Ali Sparkes
    9 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £41.94
    • Save £31.95
    • Just £1.67 per book
    Former Blue Peter Book of the Year-winning author Ali Sparkes writes exciting adventures that keep children turning the pages right until the end. Told at breakneck pace, this six-book collection contains six books from her bestselling Switch series.

    Dax Jones may appear to be a normal schoolboy. He has a best friend and argues with his stepmother on the daily basis... you know, the normal kid stuff. But he also happens to be a Shapeshifter employed by the government.

    These books follow Dax as he discovers and embraces his unique powers, follows his fox-like instincts like never before and joins forces with new friends who have the same kind of abilities. But can they all steer clear of danger?
  • Rob Biddulph Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007963072 - Rob Biddulph
    RBBD 3 years +
    Rob Biddulph
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £20.97
    • Save £14.98
    • Just £2.00 per book
    Rob Biddulph is an award-winning author and illustrator of picture books that are full of unexpected treats and packed with humour. They have startling artwork that is quite different to many other picture books.

    Blown Away is a book about a fearless blue penguin who has a brand new kite. It's a windy day so he needs to find somewhere perfect to fly it... but when he heads off, he soon feels homesick and gets in a bit of a tangle.

    In Grrrrr!, Fred the Bear is desperate to be crowned the best bear in the wood but soon he learns there is more to life than training. A new bear has moved into town and Fred's champion GRRRRR has gone missing. Will he be able to accept some things are more important than winning?

    The third book in this collection is called Odd Dog Out and follows a busy dog as she embarks on her own journey to find her place in the world...
  • Wordsearch Puzzles Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781787001343
    WPZZ 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £41.91
    • Just 80.00p per book
    This 10-book collection is bursting with crosswords and wordsearches that will keep children happily entertained for hours on end.

    This collection includes a pirate-themed and dinosaur-themed book and there are also books that expand on the wordsearch theme to provide even more fun challenges. There are 20 mind-boggling puzzles to solve in each book.

    All brightly presented, the answers are also included at the back of each book. These are great for rainy, stay-at-home days or for sharing out at parties and gatherings.
  • What Keeps Polar Bears Warm? Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9789384625511
    WKPB 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £24.95
    • Save £19.96
    • Just £1.00 per book
    This five-book collection has answers to everyday questions that children have about various important topics.

    From what makes our Earth unique to what puts the 'pop' in popcorn, the books will satisfy any curious mind. Covering the same subjects that children are learning about in their early years at school, these are fun and interactive books full of fascinating facts.

    Fully illustrated, the books will help young children learn about things that surround them and cover themes including science, nature, technology and animals.
  • Supertato and Other Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781471163395 - Sue Hendra
    SUPT 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £59.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    He's always there when the chips are down and is ready to save the city from going to mash - it's the one and only Supertato!

    This collection not only contains two books about the superhero spud and his veggie mates, but also eight more books from the hilarious author, Sue Hendra.

    Children will be delighted to meet Barry, the fish with fingers; a robot with no bottom called No-Bot; and Norman, a slug with a silly (but rather sweet) shell. These hilarious stories are bright, vibrant and will have the whole family laughing out loud.
  • Kate Morton Collection - Collection - 9781509858248 - Kate Morton
    KTMR
    Kate Morton
    • £6.99
    • RRP £24.97
    • Save £17.98
    • Just £2.33 per book
    Kate Morton writes intelligent and thought-provoking fiction and this collection contains three of her best novels.

    The House at Riverton is both a thrilling mystery and a tender love story. Influenced by the likes of Atonement and Gosford Park, it finds events in the summer of 1924 and the winter of 1999 intertwining in almost unbelievable ways. In the middle of 1920s, a young port takes his life on the eve of a glittering society party. The only witnesses, sisters Hannah and Emmeline Hartford, will never speak to each other again after this night. At the end of the 20th century, 98-year-old Grace Bradley, once a housemaid of Riverton Manor, is visited by a young director making a film about the poet's suicide and this opens all sorts of old wounds - including a terrible and shocking secret.

    The Secret Keeper is a heartbreaking story of mysteries and secrets that moves between the 1930s, the 1960s and the present day; and The Lake House is an enchanting book about a missing child, an abandoned house and an unsolved mystery...
  • Denzil Meyrick Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781846973963 - Denzil Meyrick
    DMEY
    Denzil Meyrick
    (1)
    • £5.99
    • RRP £26.97
    • Save £20.98
    • Just £2.00 per book
    Having served many years working for Strathclyde police, Denzil Meyrick adds a touch of authenticity and some dark humour to his crime thrillers that will appeal to fans of Ian Rankin. This collection includes the first three novels in the series starring DCI Jim Daley.

    Whisky from Small Glasses finds the body of a young woman being washed up on an idyllic beach on the west coast of Scotland and Daley is despatched from Glasgow to lead the investigation. He leaves his troubled marriage behind and travels far from home to deal with this, but then he comes across huge obstacles - not least the prime suspect being gruesomely murdered...

    In the follow-up The Last Witness, Daley finds criminal mastermind James Machie seemingly returning from the dead. He's determined to track down those who crossed him and Frank MacDougall (who, unbeknownst to Daley, is living under protection in Kinloch) is top of his list.

    Dark Suits and Sad Songs, the third in book in the series, has a senior Edinburgh civil servant taking his own life in Kinloch harbour. Following this tragedy, Daley finds out for himself just how murky the world of politics can be...

    This collection includes books 1-3 in Denzil Meyrick's DCI Jim Daley series.
  • Jacqueline Winspear Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780749021085 - Jacqueline Winspear
    JWIN
    Jacqueline Winspear
    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £17.98
    • Just £2.00 per book
    Featuring books 7 to 9 in Jacqueline Winspear's historical crime series featuring PI extraordinaire Maisie Dobbs, this collection will take you back to the early 1930s when all sorts of post-war mysteries occur.

    The Mapping of Love & Death follows the strange case of Michael Clifton, a young American who fought for the British Army (his father's native country) and was declared missing in action in August, 1914. In April, 1932, Michael's remains are unearthed in a French field and his parents ask Maisie Dobbs to try and find out who the unnamed nurse he was writing love letters to is. It finds Maisie looking back on her own bittersweet wartime love - and the revelation that Michael Clifton may not have died in combat after all...

    A Lesson in Secrets finds Maisie being given an undercover assignment directed by Scotland Yard's Special Branch and the Secret Service. She's sent to a college in Cambridge to monitor any activities deemed to be 'not in the interests of the Crown' and soon the college's controversial pacifist founder and principal is murdered...

    Elegy for Eddie finds a horse-loving gentle soul being killed in a violent 'accident'. The costermongers of Covent Garden are deeply sceptical about the cause of his death and call in Maisie for help. Her investigations bring her to a 'has-been' politician (named Winston Churchill), a callous press baron and the husband of one of her closest friends. Soon she's discovering lies and manipulation on a national scale.

    This collection includes books 7 to 9 in Jacqueline Winspear's Maisie Dobbs series.
  • Michael Connelly Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781407250731 - Michael Connelly
    CONN
    Michael Connelly
    • £7.99
    • RRP £42.95
    • Save £34.96
    • Just £1.60 per book
    Michael Connelly, author of The Lincoln Lawyer, is one of the world's bestselling crime writers. This collection contains five of our favourite novels following his much-loved character Harry Bosch - the main character in the adaptation that has become the most-watched original series adaptation on Amazon Prime.

    The Crossing finds Bosch defending a man accused of murder, but will he betray everything he believes in to stand up for him?; The Narrows has the private investigator confronting a villain known only as The Poet who has just come out of hiding; The Reversal has Bosch and his colleague Mickey Haller taking on a seemingly unwinnable case; City of Bones brings up dark memories from Bosch's past; and The Burning Room involves a cold case unlike any he's ever seen before...

    These compelling reads will appeal to fans of John Grisham, David Baldacci and Lee Child.

    Please note this collection contains five hand-picked novels from the long-running Bosch series.
  • Elizabeth Jane Howard Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781509858347 - Elizabeth Jane Howard
    ELJH
    Elizabeth Jane Howard
    • £7.99
    • RRP £44.95
    • Save £36.96
    • Just £1.60 per book
    This impeccable collection contains five novels by Elizabeth Jane Howard, the bestselling author of the Cazalet Chronicles and all the novels are funny yet touching.

    After Julius follows a family who have been brought back together, but they're finding it hard not to fall apart. Julius died 20 years ago but his last heroic action is still leaving a huge impact; Mr Wrong is a collection of short stories about dysfunctional families; and Odd Girl Out takes an eagle-eyed look at a destructive marriage.

    Something in Disguise is a witty account of a post-war family who are on the cusp of change and facing a crisis; and Getting It Right is a touching comedy about a sensitive hairdresser who tries to start living life 'right' at the age of 31.
  • Miss Seeton Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781911440840 - Heron Carvic
    MSST
    Heron Carvic
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £18.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    Set in the town of Plummergen, these classic cosy crime novels find retired art teacher Miss Seeton investigating all kinds of quirky killings.

    Picture Miss Seeton is the first story in the series and it finds Miss Seeton witnessing a real-life street stabbing in London. All she can recall is a shadowy figure, but how was she to know that her latest sketch would be a picture-perfect portrait of the killer?

    Miss Seeton Draws the Line has the super sleuth drawing a clue to a series of child murders in rural England. Scotland Yard soon ask for her help. Finally, there's Witch Miss Seeton which finds the village developing a sudden interest in the occult.
  • The Big Countdown Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445157634
    BGCT 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £53.94
    • Save £45.95
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Question: do you know how many different insects there are in the rainforest? Answer: 30 million. How about the number of grains of sand on Earth? Well, that's 7 quintillion and 500 quadrillion (obviously...)

    The six books in this collection will help children count down the world with an amazing mix of numbers, facts and stats - ranging from the highest to the lowest.

    Using infographics and photographs, the books will help children visualise and understand numbers and build their skills in data handling. They cover a range of topics including science, nature, biology and the solar system.
  • Dinky Doodles Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781783415830
    DDSP 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £14.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
    These pocket-sized books provide children with doodling fun any time and anywhere.

    Packed with cool doodles to complete, these books contain a mixture of illustrated and photographic designs that are sure to inspire children to come out with masterpieces of their own.
  • Jumbo Stickers Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781785500954
    JUMS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £15.96
    • Save £10.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
    Jumbo sticker fun comes in the form of this four-book collection.

    All bright and vibrantly presented, each book comes with 24 jumbo stickers and they cover themes including animals, the jungle, farm animals and the creatures found under the sea.

    The size of the stickers make them less fiddly and will help children aged 3 and over hone their hand-eye coordination and dexterity skills.