Early Years

  • Julia Donaldson Story Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781529017311 - Julia Donaldson
    JDSC 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £14.99
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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
  • Farmyard Friends Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781788810814
    FMYB 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £19.99
    • RRP £139.80
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    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
  • A Kid's Guide to Feelings Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781912502561
    KIDS 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £63.92
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    The Agents of F.E.E.L.S are here to help young children learn all about emotions.

    With superheroes representing feelings including sadness, happiness, jealousy, excitement and embarrassment, these books are presented in an eye-catching comic book format and the everyday situations the characters find themselves in add to the appeal.

    These appealing books combine interesting storylines with facts that will encourage young readers to talk about how they are feeling.
    Format: paperback
  • Baby's Very First Library Collection - 18 Books - Collection - 9780241376911
    BFVL Babies
    Babies
    (9)
    • £13.99
    • RRP £71.82
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    • Just 78p per book
    A collection of 18 board books full of familiar things for babies to look at as they learn all about the world around them.

    From colours and numbers to words and wild animals, all of these sturdy books have appealing artwork, simple words to read aloud and stunning photographs.

    There is so much to explore in all of these books.

    Format: board book
  • Topsy and Tim: First Experiences Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241296226 - Jean and Gareth Adamson
    TYTM 3 years +
    3 years +
    (5)
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    Topsy and Tim are a pair of characters who have introduced children to all sorts of first experiences over the years and this slipcased 10-book collection will become essential for any preschoolers.

    Throughout the books, they have fun together and go through many first experiences including going to the doctor; playing football; and suffering from itchy heads due to lice - every parent's nightmare.

    Written by Jean and Gareth Adamson, this trusted pair have sold over 21 million copies since their first book was published over 50 years ago.

    Format: paperback
  • Pip and Posy Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9781788004282 - Axel Scheffler
    PIPO Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (13)
    • £11.99
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    • Just £1.71 per book
    Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler's Pip and Posy books are hugely popular with toddlers. They follow the two friends as they enjoy a number of first experiences.

    Pip wears a scary monster mask and gives Posy a fright; Pip makes friends with Zac and Posy gets jealous; and Posy can't get to sleep without her beloved Froggy toy. All of these gentle stories offer solutions to these common issues and provide happy endings.

    With bright and bold artwork and stories inspired by Axel's experiences with his own children, these are essential reads for toddlers and their parents. This collection now includes a wintry story about Pip and Posy playing in the snow!

    Format: paperback
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Levels 4-6 Collection - 25 Books - Collection - 9780192745712
    RWBN 5 years +
    5 years +
    (34)
    • £17.99
    • RRP £123.75
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    • Just 72p per book
    Especially published for children at reading levels 4-6 and always popular with Book People customers, we're excited to bring you this massive 25-book Oxford Reading Tree collection starring Biff, Chip and Kipper.

    A scheme used by the vast majority of primary schools, these books will help children aged 5 and over develop into confident readers, and the familiar characters and entertaining stories are sure to be returned to again and again.

    Focusing on phonics so young readers can practise their sounds and letters, these first stories allow children to practise reading everyday language too. With eight covering each level, the fun-filled books come in a popper case and the collection also includes a parents' guide.
    Format: paperback
  • I Can Read French Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781911509509
    ICNF 4 years +
    4 years +
    (3)
    • £11.99
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    The I Can Read French Collection offers a gentle introduction to learning French for children aged 3 and over.

    The 10 books in the collection combine warm, humorous picture book stories (about common experiences including getting dressed, going to bed and celebrating a birthday) with enchanting colour illustrations and carefully controlled bilingual text.

    The books use the most natural and instinctive methods possible and with universal themes, plenty of repetition and a short picture dictionary in each book, parents and their children will enjoy this gentle approach to learning a foreign language.

    Format: paperback
  • I Can Read Spanish Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781911509615
    ICNS 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    The I Can Read Spanish Collection offers a gentle introduction to learning Spanish for children aged 3 and over.

    The 10 books in the collection combine warm, humorous picture book stories (about common experiences including getting dressed, going to bed and celebrating a birthday) with enchanting colour illustrations and carefully controlled bilingual text.

    The books use the most natural and instinctive methods possible and with universal themes, plenty of repetition and a short picture dictionary in each book, parents and their children will enjoy this gentle approach to learning a foreign language.

    Format: paperback
  • Wipe-Clean Workbook Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781783414567
    WCWB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    The wipe-clean workbooks give children the chance to practise and learn a number of key skills they'll need when it comes to starting school.

    From first numbers to the differences between lower case and upper case, the simple activities can be completed again and again so young children can master the subjects and topics in an interactive way.

    There are books dedicated to tricky words, phonics and everyday maths and a wipe-clean pen is also included. Suitable for ages 3 up until 7, these 10 books are packed with fun activities and progress in difficulty.

    Format: paperback
  • Reading Champion: Beginners Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9781445166292
    RCPG 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £16.99
    • RRP £149.70
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    • Just 57p per book
    Every title in this bumper selection of Reading Champion books has been specifically designed for children aged 3 and over who are starting to read independently (Book Band level: Pink-Green).

    From Flip the Flamingo to the Toy Shop Train and Merlin the Mouse, these expertly levelled books are full of appealing themes and easy-to-follow plots and will support the books read in school classrooms.

    The original stories have diverse artwork and contain reading advice and activities to further aid learning.

    Reading Champion is an innovative series, designed to support and enrich your child's reading experience at home. It is the first ever officially levelled reading programme linking to the guided reading that your child is doing in the classroom.

    Format: paperback
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780198411093 - Julia Donaldson
    SONB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (73)
    • £17.99
    • RRP £128.82
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    • Just 50p per book
    Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are especially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read.

    From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones.

    Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in primary school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
  • CT0713 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £18.00
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    Roll up, roll up... throw the bean bags and knock down the tin cans. Add the numbers on the cans up to see who reigns victorious with this traditional, fun-filled game for the whole family.

    There are three bean bags for contestants to throw and 10 perfectly safe tin cans for you to try and knock over. This is a great activity for the whole family to play on sports days and at garden parties and picnics.

    Ages 3 plus

    Box dimensions: 450 x 195mm

    Contents: 3 soft bean bags, 10 'real' tin cans.
  • CT0715 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £12.99
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    On your marks, get set... GO!

    This big box of fun will keep the whole family entertained and racing for the prize over the summer months.

    All presented in eye-catching colours, the set includes sacks, wooden spoons and 'eggs', three-legged race ties and chalks to help you keep score. It will bring even more enjoyment to summer sports days, garden parties and picnics.

    Ages 3 plus

    Box dimensions: 270 x 320mm

    Contents: 3 chunky chalks, 6 egg & spoon race sets, 4 printed sacks, 4 three-legged race ties
  • ED2088 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    Bring all the fun of the farm into your children's playtime with this 20-piece set of wooden toys.

    A traditional favourite, it's sure to inspire imaginative play as your little farmers make up some brilliant scenes involving pigs, cows, sheep and hens.

    All of the figurines are hand-painted and the whole set (including the wooden tray) will help develop hand-coordination skills.
    Contents: 1 tray, 2 cows, 1 rabbit, 3 people, 1 dog, 1 sheep, 1 chicken, 1 duck, 1 pig, 2 horses, 2 trees, 1 hay bale, 1 drinking trough, 1 fence, 1 tractor.

    Ages 3 plus
    225 x 310mm
  • AUMGO 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    Our Values gives readers their first taste of some of the most important values in today's world. Here children can explore what it means to be part of a society and discover the cultural and spiritual diversity that life has to offer.
  • AUMGP 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    Our Values gives readers their first taste of some of the most important values in today's world. Here children can explore what it means to be part of a society and discover the cultural and spiritual diversity that life has to offer.
  • AUMGQ 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    Our Values gives readers their first taste of some of the most important values in today's world. Here children can explore what it means to be part of a society and discover the cultural and spiritual diversity that life has to offer.
  • AWPRV 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £16.99
    Number and Calculating is packed with flexible ideas for developing early understanding and igniting curiosity in the Mathematics area of learning. Activities across fifteen themes can be tailored to meet the needs and interests of every child and support progress towards attaining the knowledge and skills required by the Early Learning Goals. - Clear learning intentions for each activity enable effective planning of experiences. - Suggestions for involving parents with Home Links to extend the learning themes. - Links to different areas of learning through a variety of topics. - Photographs of real children's work to illustrate potential learning outcomes of the activities.
  • ARISJ
    • £11.89
    • RRP £11.99
    This book takes a very simple look at what children need to do in order to be a good friend. Levelled text with repeated use of high frequency words makes the book perfect for beginning readers, while bright, colourful illustrations complement the text and maintain readers' interest.
  • AUVQN 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £14.89
    • RRP £14.99
    A beautiful gift collection of eight cosy stories. Each story takes only five minutes to read, and children will love snuggling up at bedtime with their favourite tale, or three! This wonderful collection has a tactile cover with holographic foil, and includes stories from favourite children's authors Tim Warnes, Tracey Corderoy and many more! Includes: Mouse and the Moon Newton I Can Do It! The Most Precious Thing The Wish Cat I Love You More Each Day Have You Got My Purr? When We're Together
  • Giggles Galore Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781471182280
    GGLE 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £11.99
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    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
  • My Big Fairytale Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781788814539
    FRYT 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    We've brought together a fantastic selection of classic fairy tales in this enchanting collection. They come in a gorgeous gift slipcase - complete with gold foiling.

    These fabulous books will help you introduce little ones to timeless stories including Aladdin, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Jack and the Beanstalk - although they have some marvellously modern twists.

    Each picture book has vibrant artwork and flowing text that is a joy to read aloud. Other favourites in the collection include The Three Little Pigs, Beauty and the Beast and Rapunzel.
    Format: paperback
  • Zoo Friends Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781788814522
    FIEN 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.30 per book
    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