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  • Dork Diaries Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781471166808 - Rachel Renee Russell
    DKDR 9 years +
    Rachel Renee Russell
    9 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £57.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
    Tweens who enjoy the sparklier side of life will love joining Nikki Maxwell and exploring her adorkable world with this collection of Dork Diaries books.

    Written by Rachel Renee Russell, these books are bestsellers all around the world and it's easy to see why. They are presented in a fun-filled diary format (complete with sketches and doodles) that gives children aged 9 and over the chance to find out exactly what Nikki is thinking as she enjoys and endures a number of misadventures.

    Nikki's always been a total dork, but when she moves to a new school she feels it's the perfect time to leave her lame ways behind and enjoy a fresh start - but making friends and changing your ways is never that easy. Throughout the hilarious books, Nikki starts at her new school; dreams of becoming a pop star; and starts to learn about love...
  • Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9780141371337 - Roald Dahl
    NROJ 7 years +
    Roald Dahl
    7 years +
    (38)
    • £21.99
    • RRP £98.85
    • Save £76.86
    • Just £1.47 per book
    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.

    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!
  • Julia Donaldson Audio Collection - 10 CDs - Collection - 9781447253235 - Julia Donaldson
    GFCD 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    (24)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £40.00
    • Save £30.01
    • Just £1.00 per book
    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.

    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.
  • Lakeland Fells Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9780711234925 - Alfred Wainwright
    WAIN
    Alfred Wainwright
    (5)
    • £19.99
    • RRP £109.99
    • Save £90.00
    • Just £2.86 per book
    A beautiful anniversary edition of all seven of the Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells by the fell-walking legend A. Wainwright.

    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.
  • The Shakespeare Stories Collection - 16 Books - Collection - 9781408344880 - Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    NSHK 7 years +
    Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    7 years +
    (6)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £79.84
    • Save £69.85
    • Just 62.00p per book
    It's now over 400 years since the Bard died and his work still remains just as relevant and compelling today. Boasting 16 of William Shakespeare's most popular and enduring plays, this collection contains rewritten versions of all his most well-known tales.

    From the tragedy of Macbeth to the humour of Much Ado About Nothing, this superb collection of paperbacks makes an excellent introduction to Shakespeare for younger readers.

    The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life, allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.

    Please note that although these books are suitable for children aged 9 and over to enjoy independently, the themes they cover mean they may be considered more suitable for shared reading with children aged 7 plus.
  • Ann Cleeves Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509858231 - Ann Cleeves
    ANCL
    Ann Cleeves
    (1)
    • £12.99
    • RRP £79.90
    • Save £66.91
    • Just £1.30 per book
    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).

    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.
  • Veronica Roth's Divergent Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780008175511 - Veronica Roth
    VRDS 13 years +
    13 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £17.98
    • Just £2.00 per book
    Chicago?s citizens live in a divided society where children are given aptitude tests to decide where they belong...

    Teenager Tris rallies against this way of life with huge consequences in this electrifying trilogy where she faces impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love.

    Written by Veronica Roth, the Divergent series is thought-provoking, thrilling and hugely popular with the young adult audience all around the world. It has even spawned a series of hit young adult films starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Kate Winslet and Theo James.

    We recommend this collection to fans of The Maze Runner, The Power of Five and The Hunger Games.
  • 30 Days has September Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781780554969
    TDHS 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £17.97
    • Save £12.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    This reference book collection will help children unlock the mysteries of maths, the English language and so much more.

    From Zero to Infinity showcases the wonder of numbers and explains everything from why zero is so useful to why maths, music and space are connected. It even reveals how to tell the time on other planets!

    Write Every Time is full of fascinating information about the English language and will help children conquer spelling slip-ups and punctuation pitfalls. It also reveals all children need to know about grammar and apostrophes.

    30 Days Has September is a general knowledge guide that covers everything from the confusing rules of language and mathematics to elements of science, history and geography. It features learning methods that will help children remember important information.
  • i-Spy Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9780007962082
    ISPY 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £35.88
    • Save £25.89
    • Just 83.00p per book
    Children will love spotting things on their travels with these interactive, pocket-sized books. They encourage them to discover more about the world around them and are packed with photos, facts and fun.

    There are books full of things for children to spot while they're on a car journey; enjoying a day at the seaside; or even just playing in the garden. They'll love ticking off everything they see and scoring each item as they earn more and more points.

    These books are perfect to use as homework projects or just to keep children happily entertained on a long journey.

    These books have been hand-picked from Collins and Michelin's i-Spy range. The numbers on the spine of each book refers to this wider range.
  • Letts Magical Skills: Ages 7-9 Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007961764
    LMAG 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
    • Save £29.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    These interactive, step-by-step activity books have been especially written to help children aged 7 and over learn all about the magic of Maths and English.

    Fun and interactive, they're sure to engage and motivate young learners and are bursting with magical characters and illustrations to inspire key skills practice.

    A great aid to their lessons at school, these books look at addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and spelling and grammar.
  • Letts Magical Skills: Ages 5-7 Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007961658
    MSKL 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
    • Save £29.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    These activity books have been especially written to help children aged 5 and over learn all about the magic of maths and English.

    Fun and interactive, they're sure to engage and motivate young learners and are bursting with magical characters and illustrations to inspire key skills practice.

    A great aid to their lessons at school, these books look at addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and phonics, spelling and handwriting.
  • Collins Learn to Draw Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007960309
    CLTD
    • £6.99
    • RRP £39.95
    • Save £32.96
    • Just £1.40 per book
    Learn to draw like a professional with this wide-ranging collection. From animals and buildings to still life and the countryside, these books are full of hints, tips and techniques to inspire you to embrace your creative nature.

    The books are all easy to follow and will help you master the basics of drawing techniques for each subject and then encourage you to hone these new-found skills in a variety of ways. There's even a book to help you create realistic drawings of people.

    Each book has practical exercises and looks at the structure and form of each subject. They will help you choose the right medium, learn about composition and understand the importance of light and shade. They will also help you capture movement and behaviour.
  • Alphaprints Picture Book Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781783415878
    ALPB 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £17.97
    • Save £12.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    Children will be excited to meet Wiggle and the Whale, Charlie the Champ and Pip the little penguin in this three-book collection that will inspire their imaginations and teach them moral values.

    Written in engaging, rhyming text, these books are fun to read aloud and share. The unique artwork style (which makes use of fingerprint pictures and photographs of everyday items to complete the characters) makes them extra appealing. There are so many things for children to spot throughout all the spreads.

    Wiggle the jellyfish and his best friend Whale are very different but this doesn't matter. What's important is they are there for each other and enjoy each other's company; Charlie the Champ is an underdog competing in the Safari Games. She's pleasantly surprised when she wins the 'Best All-rounder Prize'; and Pip the Little Penguin learns all about different animals and their various colours. He soon learns how vital it is to accept who you are.
  • Spectacular Visual Guides Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781912006977
    SPVG 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £47.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
    This 10-book collection provides accounts of how some of the world's most important inventions were built and how they work - some of which to this very day.

    Full of eye-catching illustrations and detailed and informative text, the books cover the likes of Egyptian pyramids, viking towns and Greek temples.

    Perfect for children fascinated in history, these books will become handy study aids and are sure to keep children absorbed for hours on end.
  • All By Myself Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781408350324
    ALBY Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.96
    • Save £18.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
    These books support the self-care aspect of the Early Years Foundation Stage and focus on a child's ability to do things independently.

    With familiar themes of having a bath; getting dressed; tidying up; and enjoying dinner, these books also feature learning elements based around counting colours; shapes; and basic time concepts.

    With fun rhymes and bright pictures, this collection will help your children feel proud when they do things by themselves and develop a whole host of independent skills.
  • What the Ladybird Heard and Other Stories Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781509854097 - Julia Donaldson
    WHLB 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £47.92
    • Save £37.93
    • Just £1.25 per book
    Described as 'picture book perfection' by the Sunday Telegraph, these exciting stories all come from the bestselling duo of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.

    Both What the Ladybird Heard books feature rhyming text and bold artwork; Sugarlump and the Unicorn is full of sparkle; and The Princess and the Wizard is an exciting tale of good versus evil.

    These books are great fun to share with Julia's flowing, rhyming text sure to delight little ears. Lydia's bright artwork is also beautifully appealing.
  • Stuff I Forgot From School Activity Collection - 2 Books - Paperback - 9781782436621
    AG1048
    • £4.00
    • RRP £19.98
    • Save £15.98
    Packed with fun exercises and helpful tips, these entertaining activity books will help you brush up your knowledge of a broad spectrum of subjects.

    My Grammar and I covers all the basics including dangling modifiers, irregular spelling and tricky hyphens. It has multiple choice brain-teasers, crosswords, quizzes and fill-in-the-blank questions for you to answer.

    I Used to Know That is also full of questions that will help you remember everything from names for the clouds to parts of a flower and some of literature's finest heroines.
  • Dinosaurs Have Feelings Too Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781444939378
    DHFT 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £41.94
    • Save £35.95
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Meet the likes of Samuel Scaredosaurus, Anna Angrysaurus and Jamal Jealousaurus in this six-book collection that looks at emotion and explains how to deal with various difficult feelings.

    Funny and light-hearted, they're brightly illustrated and cover everything from being scared to anger and jealousy. The dinosaur theme makes them extra appealing.

    Each story also has teachers' and parents' notes at the back to help you help your children understand about emotions.
  • Ancient Myths Collection - 16 Books - Collection - 9781408351468
    ANCI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £79.84
    • Save £67.85
    • Just 75.00p per book
    Written by Geraldine McCaughrean and featuring illustrations by Tony Ross, these books provide children with the perfect introduction to both Greek and Roman mythology.

    Adapted into short stories, children aged 7 and over who love history and have developed an interest in myths will be excited to hear all about Theseus' battle with the murderous minotaur; Jason and his battle for the Golden Fleece; and Zeus' incredible war against the Titans!

    These are thrilling page-turners and the shorter nature of the stories makes them extra appealing. They'll come in handy for history lessons, too.
  • Pirates to the Rescue Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781526304421
    PTTR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £41.94
    • Save £35.95
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Despite their reputation, this 6-book collection shows that pirates can be polite, kind and honest. If you're lucky, they might even share their treasure.

    Designed to help children learn about the importance of good morals and positive values, these books look at how the pirates' actions and behaviour have consequences. They help children learn the difference between right and wrong and will help them decide on what to do when faced with difficult choices.

    There are even notes for parents, guardians and teachers at the end of each story that will help with starting points for discussion. There are also follow-up activities to help encourage positive behaviour.
  • My Senses Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781786372123
    MYSN 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £34.95
    • Save £28.96
    • Just £1.20 per book
    This collection will show children how our five senses work and how they help us understand more about the world.

    Covering taste, touch, smell, sight and hearing, each book contains repetitive, easy-to-read text and simple diagrams. They're ideal for younger readers who want to learn more about the way we live.
  • First Science Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781786372130
    FTSC 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £27.96
    • Save £22.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
    These four books will help encourage children to discover the basics of everyday science.

    With simple text and easy-to-understand diagrams, they explain all about light, magnets, pushes and pulls and sound.
  • Eat Smart Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781784938987
    ETSM 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £24.95
    • Save £18.96
    • Just £1.20 per book
    This is a collection of hands-on healthy eating books that use fun activities, recipes and facts to explore different food groups including vegetables; fruit; meat and fish; dairy; and cereals.

    From the farm to the shop and then on to your plate, these books explain where food comes from and how the various types help our bodies when we eat them. The activities also encourage children to think about food variety and what they should put into their bodies in order to stay strong and healthy.

    Accessibly written, these books also have food fact boxes to provide fascinating information about food in bite-sized chunks.
  • Danny Wallace's Hamish Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781471166099 - Danny Wallace
    DWHM 7 years +
    Danny Wallace
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £20.97
    • Save £14.98
    • Just £2.00 per book
    Danny Wallace, the author of Yes Man, has turned his attention to children's books with hilarious results. He's created a lovable character called Hamish and these three misadventures will delight readers of David Walliams, Tom Gates and David Baddiel.

    Hamish and the WorldStoppers asks what would you do if the world just stopped... the birds in the air, planes in the sky and every single other person has been frozen by The Terribles. But luckily, 10-year-old Hamish Ellerby knows all about them and is getting set to save the world.

    Hamish and the Neverpeople finds the Earth under threat from a shadowy figure, sinister monsters, thundering metal oddballs and beings that are just like humans (but also not at all); and Hamish and the GravityBurp finds Hamish coming home to find his mum and brother lying flat on their backs on the ceiling! He keeps hearing a burping noise and weird seeds are falling from the sky...