Christmas Gifts for Under £5

  • FOCP
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    Enid Blyton for Grown-ups is a hilarious parody series that finds George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the dog facing a host of new challenges that will resonate with adults. In this book, they enjoy one of the most exciting, eventful and potentially embarrassing events of the year - the office Christmas party!

    The gang are planning on putting on the best Christmas party ever, matching all the beloved traditions with new favourites but then, things start to go partridge in a pear tree-shaped... This festive edition of the comical capers makes a great Christmas present for any fan.
  • OIME
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    So many people have fond memories of Blue Peter, especially when it comes to making stunning toys and decorations from inexpensive household goods. Who could forget the BP version of Tracy Island?

    With a foreword from Valerie Singleton, this book celebrates the enduring appeal of the longest-running children's programme in the world and features facsimiles from the popular annuals as well as step-by-step instructions for making the toys, games, recipe and crafts.

    This book fondly remembers a doll house made from a shoebox (with matchbox furniture, of course), a cat basket made from a washing-up bowl and an Advent Crown calendar made with wire coat hanger, tinsel and candles.
  • SNWF
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    This Christmas craft book contains instructions for 15 festive projects based around the concept of a snowflake including gift wrap, wall art and wreaths.

    This book starts with single snowflakes that can be used to create cut-outs and embellishments for cards and tags and then progresses in difficulty to more delicate and complex artworks and sculptures.

    Each project has easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and line illustrations to help you make the stunning pieces. All you need is a craft knife, a cutting mat, a creasing tool, a ruler, scissors and glue.
  • Chambers Araucaria Crossword Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781444793833 - John Graham
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    Araucaria was one of the best-loved crossword setters of all times. He delighted and confounded cryptic crossword fans for almost 50 years and built an almost cult-like following for his infuriatingly ingenious clues.

    Prepare to be challenged, captivated and entertained by three books packed with Araucaria crosswords! Compiled by Chambers, Volume 1 contains 60 jigsaw crosswords (a type of crossword where you first have to solve clues and then fit solutions into a grid without the help of numbers); Volume 2 focuses on cryptic crosswords as featured in early editions of the 1 Across magazine; and Volume 3 features crosswords with a literary theme - perfect for any book-lover!
  • GPCC
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    This is an unsqueakably cute take on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol!

    The retelling of the festive classic contains photographs of guinea pigs dressed up as legendary characters including the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge.

    The famous tale finds Scrooge saying 'Bah! Humbug!' to Christmas but then he's visited by three spirits on a winter's evening who show him the error of his ways and help him understand the true meaning of Christmas.
  • LMRB
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    Have you ever wondered what kind of questions history's greatest figures would type into search engines if they'd existed during their time?

    This lively and hilarious book looks at the kind of things Charles Dickens would research while writing his latest novel ('things urchins say'), how Henry VIII would look up relationship advice ('breaking bad news to women from Cleeves') and Karl Marx would build up his knowledge ('cheating at Monopoly').

    With some naughty humour and strong language, this is a great gift book for any history buff and will inspire you to ponder what other questions historical figures would ask... You can't fail to laugh out loud.
  • Love to Sew Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781782215424
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    This is a lovely two-book set for those who enjoy sewing and creating beautiful projects. It contains two Love to Sew books covering little bags and purses and quilted covers and cosies.

    Little Bags & Purses by Saskia Abel is full of charming and colourfully designed bags for you to makes and also contains essential items such as key rings, phone covers and glasses cases. All have step-by-step instructions, full-size templates and there's even a handy techniques section (ranging from easy to more technically advanced) at the front of the book to help you on your way to making something stunning.

    Quilted Covers & Cosies by Book People favourite Debbie Shore has 18 projects that sewers of all abilities will want to make. This book starts with Debbie introducing basic quilting, binding and applique techniques and explaining which materials you will need. After this you will be able to make projects that range from egg cosies and mug hugs to sewing machine and toaster covers. All of them are accompanied by clear, step-by-step photographs.
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    Read all about the people who pushed the boundaries of technology to change the world in this celebration of 64 geeks.

    From the genius of Galileo to Ada Lovelace's computer programming, each informative profile is accompanied by illustrations inspired by 8-bit computer games. As well as the likes of Aristotle, Steve Jobs and Katherine Johnson, this book also focuses on history's hidden heroes who have had a lasting impact on the advance of technology and big names like Arsene Wenger and Rivers Cuomo who have left their legacy on sport and music.

    There are also a number of jaw-dropping facts to pore over... Did you know that we might not have Wi-Fi if it wasn't for the ingenuity of an actress once described as 'the most beautiful woman in the world'? Or that we may have had mobile messaging as early as 1901 if it were not for the fickleness of a banker..?
  • NTCP
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    Katie Blackburn, the author behind the side-splitting spoof books Where the Wild Mums Are and Where the Wild Dads Went, adds a boozy twist to 'Twas the Night Before Christmas with this funny festive tale.

    Illustrated by Sholto Walker, the story is set on Christmas Eve and, as usual, Mum and Dad have not finished their wrapping yet. Dad suggests having a sherry 'to keep us both going' and this is swiftly followed by Baileys and rum... They then drift off to sleep with the living room in disarray.

    All the Christmas preparations are in ruins but then a mysterious visitor manages to save the day...
  • UNTB
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    Language lovers will be fascinated to read through this illustrated miscellany of the world's most intriguing words and phrases e.g. the Yiddish luftmensch, which literally translates as 'one who lives on air'.

    This book provides a quirky selection of linguistic gems from all over the world and they're all accompanied by insightful overviews of relevant cultures and entertaining illustrations
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    From the horrors of the daily commute to the messages hidden in your email exchanges (who knew dropping the 'kind' from 'kind regards' could be so effective?), this humour book covers some of the traits that define the British nation.

    It looks at the awkward moments, cultural peculiarities and odd fixations all Brits have and celebrates everything from the most bizarre British pub names to the history of tea. It even promises to answer the always contentious issue of whether you should put the milk in first...

    So funny and so relatable, the third volume in the bestselling series that inspired the Channel 4 TV series of the same name is one that every Briton needs to devour.
  • CT1001
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    Make your own perfectly plush penguin with this easy-to-assemble kit.

    With easy-to-follow instructions, this is a great way for children to embrace their creativity and make something special for the most wonderful time of the year.

    This cool craft kit provides festive fun for creative kids aged 8 and over.

    Ages 8 plus

    Contents: Instructions, pre-cut plush, white thread, needle, stuffing, plastic eyes
  • CT1002
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    Sew together a smiling snowman with this Make Your Own Festive Snowman kit.

    Ages 8+

    Contents: instructions, plush, yarn, ribbon, stuffing, buttons, plastic eyes, needle.

    Box dimensions: 180mm x 200mm.
  • CT1003
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    Paint a magical handmade door and welcome the elves in for Christmas!

    Ages 7+

    Contents: instructions, 7 pre-cut wooden shapes, assorted paints x 7, paintbrush x 1, stickers x 12, glue.

    Box dimensions: 180mm x 200mm.
  • CT1004
    • £4.99
    Light up your Christmas by adding these handmade decorations to your display.

    Ages 7+

    Contents: instructions, LED string lights, assorted paper strings x 12, balloons, glue.

    Requires 2 x AA batteries (not included)

    Box dimensions: 200mm x 200mm.
  • ST2834
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    Enjoy a Moomin marvellous 2019 with this calendar filled with Tove Jansson's incredible and iconic artwork. Each scene is set against a pastel-coloured background and there is plenty of space to note down all your exciting events and errands over the months ahead.

    Keep an eye out for some of the Moomin characters who have made their way down to the dates!


    Size 300 x 300mm
  • ST2835
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    Much-missed comedian, poet and actor Spike Milligan was beloved for his quotes that could sum up the thoughts of a nation and this 2019 calendar will let you bask in his words of wisdom for the 12 months ahead.

    Featuring classic quotes from works including Better Late ('Better late than never: Rubbish, if you never show up, you'll never be late') and I'm Not Afraid of Dying ('I'm not afraid of dying. I just don't want to be there when it happens') alongside Spike's own illustrations, it's a fun, funny and fine addition to any home.

    Size 300 x 300mm
  • ST2836
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    This calendar will make any bookworm's year! It has gorgeous illustrations of bookshelves and books featuring timeless cover artwork. There is also plenty of space to write down plans for every day of the year and all key dates are listed.

    Size 300 x 300mm
  • Rules For My Daughter - Hardback - 9781786490117
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    Accompanying Rules for My Son, this book looks at how you can spread fatherly advice in an attempt to ensure your daughter grows into a confident young woman.

    Harking back to an era when father knew best and was never questioned, the humorous advice, tips and quotes cover everything from internet dating ('never trust a profile pic') to family life and inspirations.

    Very witty, this book celebrates the bond between father and daughter and is presented in hardback, making it a great gift for fathers, fathers-to-be and anyone else who loves families.
  • Rules for My Son - Hardback - 9781786490087
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    If you have a newborn who you are desperate to see grow into a 'Good Man' - industrious, thoughtful, charming and well-dressed - this collection of traditional, funny and important advice will prove invaluable.

    Among the rules are that men should never, ever wear sandals, the fact that letters can come in very handy and there are even some handy hangover cures (who knew a dip in the ocean would be so good for you?).

    Based on a hit blog and presented in hardback, this is a great gift for dads, dads-to-be and even sons. It evokes back to simpler times when Father knew best and no one questioned his rules...
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    Full of cool stories, colouring, over 50 stickers and activities, this Frozen book will delight any fan of the hit Disney film. It features all the favourites from Arendelle and will provide hours of joy.

    This interactive, enchanting and action-packed adventure is bursting with Frozen magic and will delight any fan of Elsa, Anna, Olaf and co.
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    Pixar favourites including Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Joy, Bing-Bong, Nemo and Dory star in this fun-filled activity book. It's packed with stories, activities and colouring fun that will keep children happily entertained for hours.

    This hardback book also contains over 50 stickers of characters from Inside Out, Toy Story, Finding Dory and The Last Dinosaur.
  • MBFD
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    This awesome book contains plenty of stories and activities to enjoy and a host of fun colouring pages. It also includes over 50 stickers of famous Disney princesses including Rapunzel, Tiana and Ariel.

    It's a magical gift book fit for royalty. Any young Disney fan will love reading their way through the enchanting pages.
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    Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual!
    Anyone who loves the scintillating football on display at Camp Nou will have so much fun reading through this Barcelona annual come Christmas morning. It offers an overview of the season, colour photographs, facts, stats, quizzes and games!

    It's the ideal stocking filler for anyone who loves watching the likes of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele fire in goals from all angles.