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Embark on exciting adventures to alien worlds and head off on out-of-this world adventures with Book People's range of children's science fiction. Our range of sci fi for kids has something for all ages.

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    Project X Alien Adventures: Series 1 Collection - 31 Books

    Product Code: PXAA
    Collection 6 years +
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    Packed with fantastic artwork and ideal for preparing Year 2 schoolchildren aged 6 and above as they look to tackle their very first chapter books, our Project X Alien Adventures Collection is full of fun stories, activities and facts that will help young readers build their confidence in reading at Oxford Reading Level 7 and then progress right through to Level 11.

    Badlaw and his army of robotic Krools are taking over Planet Exis. Now Exis's only chance for freedom is for Nok and micro-friends Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger to save the day, free Exis from Badlaw and save Nok's parents, too!

    Gripping and sure to have even the most reluctant reader wanting to turn the pages and read on, this huge collection of 31 books is specially written by the creators of the Oxford Reading Tree (Biff, Chip and Kipper) to encourage children to enjoy reading independently.

    This 31-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 7 to 11 (book bands Turquoise, Purple, Gold, White and Lime). It is suitable for children in Year 2/P3.

    Please note the books in this collection vary in size. The dimensions stated are for the wallet that the books are presented in.
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  • The Iron Man

    Ted Hughes

    Product Code: IRH2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    The Iron Man came to the top of the cliff. Where had he come from? Nobody Knows. How was he made? Nobody knows. Mankind must put a stop to the dreadful destruction by the Iron Man and set a trap for him, but he cannot be kept down. Then, when a terrible monster from outer space threatens to lay waste to the planet, it is the Iron Man who finds a way to save the world. Ted Hughes - The most magnetic and original writer of his generation
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  • Cosmic

    Frank Cottrell Boyce

    Product Code: CZM2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Award-winning author Frank Cottrell Boyce has a quirky sense of humour that makes his writing appealing and fun for independent readers but also ideal for parents to read aloud to their youngsters.

    Cosmic is the story of thirteen-year-old Liam who is already six foot tall and consequently manages to join a rocket launch into outer space by pretending to be an adult. Liam's hilarious adventures carry a poignant message about what it means to be a parent.

    Readers aged 9+ will enjoy Cosmic and should also read Frank Cottrell Boyce's books Millions and Framed.
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  • Black Friday

    Project X Alien Adventures: Series 2 Collection - 25 Books

    Product Code: PXAL
    Collection 7 years +
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    So many of you have been asking us for the next books in the bestselling series and now we're delighted to say The Project X team are back - and they're set to face their biggest challenges yet in this massive 25-book collection.

    Max, Cat, Ant, Tiger and their new robot micro-friend, Eight, face a number of new challenges that will inspire young readers to keep turning the pages of every single action-packed book included in the collection.

    With stories written by authors including Steve Cole, Elen Caldecott and Jacqueline Rayner, the plots follow the gang as they face off against Badlaw; go in search of a missing cargo of cyberbees; and are attacked by a swarm of metal-eating, robotic space locusts. The collection also includes a larger-format Fact File full of activities.

    With their 3D-style artwork, the books are perfect for children in Year 3 at school. All-new stories, they continue the adventures from the first series at Oxford Reading Level 9 and progress all the way up to Level 14, meaning they are suitable for children of differing reading abilities.

    This 25-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 9 to 14 (book bands Brown and Grey). It is suitable for children in Year 3 and 4. It follows on from the first collection back at Level 9 to help children hone their reading skills before moving onto the more advanced stories.
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  • A Wrinkle in Time

    Madeleine L'Engle

    Product Code: AWI2
    Paperback 11 years +
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    With her book A Wrinkle in Time, gifted children's author Madeleine L'Engle has created an absorbing science fiction novel that revolves around the likeable, misfit characters of Meg and her brother, Charles.

    Criticised by her teachers for doing badly at school and worried about her missing father, Meg is struggling with how wrong her life is when events take a mysterious turn. Together with Charles and her friend Calvin, she stumbles upon a gap in time through which the children embark on an amazing and dangerous adventure.

    A gripping read for any young adult fiction fan aged 11+ who have ever felt like the odd one out!
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    Kate Ling's Ventura Saga - 3 Books

    Kate Ling

    Product Code: KLVS
    Collection 13 years +
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    Readers of Veronica Roth (Divergent) and Beth Revis (Across the Universe) will love this compelling saga that tackles themes of mental health, forbidden romance and what it takes to be human.

    Set in the near future, this coming-of-age YA crossover features an epic love story and a heartbreaking journey that touches on family and friendship. The Loneliness of Distant Beings sees Seren's life change in ways she can barely comprehend after meeting Dom - she can't help but stay in his orbit.

    In The Glow of Fallen stars, Seren and Dom flee their old lives on board spaceship Ventura and end up crash-landing on an uninhabited planet that appears to be paradise. To survive, they must uncover the secrets of the mysterious planet - but at what cost?

    And in The Truth of Different Skies, Bea is chosen to go on a mission in space and must leave Earth forever. No matter what it takes, her life has to matter. But she didn't plan on falling in love before she left...
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  • The Knife of Never Letting Go

    Patrick Ness

    Product Code: KNV2
    Paperback 13 years +
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    The Knife of Never Letting Go has won many awards for author Patrick Ness and will score an instant hit with teenagers readers aged 13+.

    First in the Chaos Walking trilogy, this novel covers big issues of identity and trust with lots of skill and wit. The plot unfolds at breakneck speed as Todd Hewitt is forced to go on the run from his town when he uncovers a secret that puts his life at risk. The strange dystopian world throws up a series of nightmare encounters that Todd struggles to survive.

    This is an unbeatable read for the young adult market - and those who are a little bit older!
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  • Wonder Woman Wrestles Circe's Sorcery

    Matthew K. Manning

    Product Code: AQE2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Wonder Woman heads to another dimension to battle against Circe the sorceress. But when she thinks back to when she first left her homeland, she remembers just how important courage is.

    This superhero story is packed with action and also will teach children all about the concept of being brave. It's perfect for newly independent readers.
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  • Star Wars Lightsaber Battles

    Lauren Nesworthy

    Product Code: EJT2
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Find out everything you need to know about the coolest weapon in the Star Wars galaxy. DK Reader Star Wars Lightsaber Battles takes a closer look at the mighty lightsaber. Find out about the mysterious Force that powers them, meet the Jedi and Sith who wield them and discover the tactics needed to win in a deadly lightsaber duel. Featuring amazing lightsaber clashes from across the entire movie saga as well as the popular animated TV series Star Wars Rebels. Part of DK's four-level reading scheme, the book is created in consultation with literacy experts and designed to help children learn to read - and to love reading. (c) & TM 2018 Lucasfilm Ltd.
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  • The Longest Night of Charlie Noon

    Christopher Edge

    Product Code: LNG2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Don't get lost in the wood... Old Crony will get you!

    Charlie, Dizzy and Johnny are determined to discover the truth about the wood: What secrets does it hold? Do spies stay there? Could there even be a monster lurking?

    When they get lost and have to spend an entire night there, they realise they're going to have to solve this mystery fast. There are strange dangers and impossible puzzles everywhere they look...

    The Many Worlds of Albie Bright author Christopher Edge's timeless tale will appeal to any young reader who has ever felt lost...
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  • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

    Robert Louis Stevenson

    Product Code: DJK2
    Paperback 12 years +
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    Stevenson's classic story of split personalities lurking beneath the prim and proper morals of Victorian society. Now available in an accessible format for all readers.
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  • Two-Face's Double Take

    Matthew K. Manning

    Product Code: APQ2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Bruce Wayne is attending a charity ball when he notices something very strange: all the waiters are twins. Shortly after this discovery, Two-Face gatecrashes the party - and he has plans to rob every bank in Gotham City.

    This book features an action-packed plot and famous characters from the DC Comics back-catalogue. It's a fun and engaging read for younger superhero fans.
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  • Spynosaur

    Guy Bass

    Product Code: EFN2
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Guy Bass, the author of My Brother is a Superhero and Astrosaurs, kicks off another laugh-out-loud series with Spynosaur!

    Spynosaur was created by top spy-entists when they insered the mind of a secret agent inside the body of a dinosaur. Together with daughter Amber, Spynosaur protects the world from evil.

    Department 6 learns all-round bad guy Ergo Ego has made a super-secret weapon known as the McGuffin and puts Spynosaur on the case to rattle Ego's bones. Will he succeed without blowing everything up?

    This roar-some chapter book is packed with prehistoric fun.
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  • The Day That Aliens (Nearly) Ate Our Brains

    Tom McLaughlin

    Product Code: AQU2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    A laugh-a-minute, action-packed alien adventure perfect for fans of Pamela Butchart and Frank Cottrell Boyce. Best friends Freddy and Sal have accidentally intercepted a message from Alan - a spectacularly grumpy, brain-munching alien from outer space. Alan has only one message. Earth is going to be invaded in exactly ten hours' time. Soon the police, Nasa and even Presidents from around the world are getting involved - and Freddy is about to become the most famous kid on planet earth for all the wrong reasons. Wolverhampton, we have a problem.
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  • Jak and the Magic Nano-beans: A Graphic Novel

    Carl Bowen

    Product Code: AJC2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Jak and her robotic servant, Cow, are in a pickle; Mom wants Jak to sell Cow for scrap, but Cow and Jak have become best friends. So instead of selling the rusty old robot for spare change, Jak strikes a bargain with the scrap collector: if Jak and Cow can visit the Cloud Kingdom via the Space Elevator and get hold of some magic nano-beans, Jak can keep Cow safe and sound. But what they find in space is anything but safe--and its sounds are far from soothing . . .
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  • The Riddler's Battleship Blitz

    JE Bright

    Product Code: AMQ2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    The Riddler has escaped from Arkham Asylum and stolen a museum. Not just the artefacts, the whole thing itself!

    Will Batman and Robin be able to solve his riddles and spoil his plans before he uses the fully functional battleship to blow up Wayne Manor and Gotham City?

    Featuring familiar superheroes and an action-filled plot, this is an exciting and engaging book for younger readers.
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  • The Flash Races the Rogues

    Matthew K. Manning

    Product Code: AFJ2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    The Flash is outnumbered by three adversaries - including Captain Cold - in this speedy read starring DC Comics favourites.

    Barry Allen - aka The Flash - thinks back to his time growing up alone and uses these experiences to help fend off the bad guys in this situation. Superhero fans and reluctant readers will both enjoy this action-packed story that shows the importance of being brave.
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  • Star Wars: The Snare

    Cavan Scott

    Product Code: EHX2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Taking place between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, this Star Wars chapter book looks at the destruction of the Jedi order and Emperor Palpatine's rise to ruling the galaxy.

    Lino and Milo Graf's parents have been kidnapped by Imperial Captain Korda so the siblings set out to find them. They look for allies in the world, but they might be walking straight into a trap...

    With its exciting Star Wars setting, this is an out-of-this-world book for newly independent readers.
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  • Star Wars: The Nest

    Tom Huddleston

    Product Code: EHY2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Part of The Adventures in Wild Space series that takes place between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, the Star Wars book he Nest is packed full of cool characters, dastardly villains and amazing droids to meet.

    Lino and Milo Graf's parents have been kidnapped by the evil Imperial Captain Korda and their latest clue leads them to a remote jungle world, where a terrifying beast is lying in wait...

    Suitable for Jedi aged 8 and over, this awesome adventure is ideal for children who are starting to read independently and being set in a galaxy far, far away makes it perfect for those who wouldn't normally pick up a book.
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  • Star Wars The Force Awakens: Rey Meets BB-8

    Lucasfilm Ltd

    Product Code: EIE2
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    A Level 1 early reader, this Star Wars story explains how Rey and BB-8 became the best of friends.

    Featuring favourite characters and full-colour illustrations throughout, this is an out-of-this-world story for newly independent readers.
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  • The Evil Within

    Catherine MacPhail

    Product Code: AYS2
    Paperback 11 years +
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    What transforms an ordinary Edinburgh boy into the most infamous split personality of all time?

    This vividly imagined diary of the young Henry Jekyll examines the contradictions within us all and teases out one possible backstory for the character in Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

    A haunting and atmospheric imagining of a classic tale. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 9+.
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  • Journey to the Moon

    Raymond Bean

    Product Code: AJG2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Moving is hard for anyone, but Starr is learning that moving to outer space is a whole new challenge - especially when you float in microgravity! Her family is to lead the first group of space tourists to the Moon. Starr is nervous, but when her brother tells her girls aren't tough enough to go to the Moon, she's determined to prove him wrong.
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  • The Clown Prince of Cards

    Michael Dahl

    Product Code: AED2
    Paperback 8 years +
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    The Crown Prince of Cards is a book that finds the Joker pulling off a high-rise heist with the help of a giant flying playing card. Will Batman and Robin have an ace up their sleeves as they try to stop him?

    This is a thrilling comic-book adventure starring familiar characters. It's sure to appeal to superhero fans and reluctant readers.
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  • The Black Masquerade

    Sean Tulien

    Product Code: ACJ2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Black Mask has gatecrashed Bruce Wayne's charity masquerade ball. Will he have to call on his Batman alter-ego to save the day?

    As False Face Society members rob guests, steal donations and even kidnap Commissioner Gordon, the Dark Knight has no choice but to resolve matters on his own term.

    Featuring popular characters from the DC Comics stable, this Batman book is packed with page-turning action and adventure.
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