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The Book People has Christmas present and gift ideas for children in our hand-picked selection of books, gifts, toys and stationery. Whether you're after festive children's Christmas books or you're just looking for a great present, you're sure to find something the kids will love.

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Christmas: Gifts for Children

The Book People has Christmas present and gift ideas for children in our hand-picked selection of books, gifts, toys and stationery. Whether you're after festive children's Christmas books or you're just looking for a great present, you're sure to find something the kids will love.

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    Julia Donaldson Story Collection - 10 Books

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: JDSC
    Collection 3 years +
    (4)
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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
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    The 13-Storey Treehouse Collection - 8 Books

    Andy Griffiths

    Product Code: REHO
    Collection 7 years +
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    Fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and David Walliams will love Andy Griffiths' The 13-Storey Treehouse books. Now presented in a cool slipcase, these engaging books are wonderfully wacky and marvellously madcap. In fact, we'd go as far to say you'll be laughing at these tales just as much as the kids!

    Andy and Terry live in the world's greatest treehouse and in the first book (The 13-Storey Treehouse) you will learn about how it houses everything from a giant catapult to a tank of man-eating sharks and, perhaps best all, a machine that fires marshmallows at you when you're hungry.

    As the series progresses, this magical treehouse receives a number of 13-storey extensions - and things continue to get crazier! The 29-Storey Treehouse finds it being home to an ice-cream-serving robot called Edward Scooperhands; The 39-Storey Treehouse has a roller coaster providing the thrills; The 52-Storey Treehouse is home to a real-life game of Snakes & Ladders; The 65-Storey Treehouse has a birthday room where it's ALWAYS your birthday; The 78-Storey Treehouse only finds an ALL-BALL sports stadium being added to the development; and the 91-Storey Treehouse contains a human pinball machine.

    The short chapters and wild plots make these paperback books instantly appealing and Terry Denton's amazing illustrations just add to the thrills!

    This collection includes books 1-8 in Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's The 13-Storey Treehouse series.
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    Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: NROJ
    Collection 7 years +
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    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 - and they're gathered together here in one box set!

    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 is packed with 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!

    Format: paperback
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    Fantastic Christmas Favourites Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: FNCF
    Collection 3 years +
    (3)
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    This collection is a cracking Christmas treat! It's packed with fantastic festive tales ranging from the classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to madcap modern favourites including Aliens Love Panta Claus and Norman the Slug Who Saved Christmas.

    With a wide range of styles (both in artwork and text), this collection is perfect bedtime reading in the build-up to the big day and also ideal for sharing out at any Christmas party.

    There are bright and bold picture books full of zesty humour and more traditional styles as well. This collection also includes The Twelve Dogs of Christmas, a book that encourages children to pick out puppies from busy scenes.

    Format: paperback
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    Rod Campbell's My First Little Bag of Books - 4 Books

    Product Code: FLBB
    Collection Toddlers
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    Learn about noises, numbers, colours and animals with Dear Zoo's Rod Campbell.

    These board books - coming in a gorgeous cloth bag - will help children learn important concepts like counting and colours in a fun and appealing way.

    They have beautiful artwork and have also been specially designed to help children develop their vocabulary and build their confidence when it comes to reading aloud.
    Format: board book
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    Mr. Men Adventures Collection - 10 Books

    Roger Hargreaves

    Product Code: MMAD
    Collection 3 years +
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    Join in with the Mr. Men's amazing adventures!

    This collection of 10 stories follows favourite characters including Mr. Happy, Mr. Strong and Mr. Greedy as they journey into space; head back in time to see the dinosaurs; and search for buried treasure with pirates.

    A number of the fun stories also help children learn about the world around them as the Mr. Men meet minibeasts and discover all kinds of facts about vehicles on wheels. These books introduce important curriculum subjects that preschoolers will learn when they start studying.

    Young readers love the Mr. Men and these fun stories are full of brilliantly bold artwork and facts about all kinds of interesting subjects.
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    The Worst Witch Collection - 8 Books

    Jill Murphy

    Product Code: WOWI
    Collection 7 years +
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    Stories to leave your children spellbound...

    This collection brings together all eight books in Jill Murphy's classic The Worst Witch series including the latest addition, First Prize for the Worst Witch.

    The stories inspired the popular CBeebies adaptation and introduce Mildred Hubble and Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches. Mildred is excited to be studying and training at the school but she's not leaving the best impression. She keeps making mistakes like getting spells wrong and crashing her broomstick. Despite her clumsy ways, everything is going well and she's enjoying the school but then she manages to turn Ethel, the teacher's pet, into her deadly enemy...

    Throughout these eight books, Mildred has to deal with arch-enemy Enid Nightshade; finds herself turned into a frog; and makes plans to ensure she will not be the worst witch in her class every single year...
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    Cosy Christmas Collection- 10 Books With Bag

    Product Code: COSY
    Collection 3 years +
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    Perfect picture books for Christmas... This bag full of books combines classics including The Night Before Christmas and The Twelve Days of Christmas with modern favourites Wibbly Pig and Hugless Douglas as they get into the festive spirit.

    Nick Butterworth's The Nativity Play captures all the joys and craziness of this school tradition; Jean Reagan's How to Catch Santa is full of humour warmth and energy and features Lee Wildish's incredible artwork; and Rachel Bright's All I Want for Christmas follows two penguins as they come to realise love is the perfect gift...

    Many of these stories have won awards and they're all sure to have children feeling fantastically festive. They're brilliant for bedtime reading and soothing them to sleep as excitement takes hold in anticipation of 25 December.

    Format: paperback
    Please note these books were featured in 2017's All I Want for Christmas Collection.
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    Let's Pretend Christmas

    Roger Priddy

    Product Code: LPCH
    Paperback 3 years +
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    With busy Christmas scenes and 15 pieces, this fun-filled book and puzzle set is perfect for little ones to play with in the build-up to the big day.

    There are three different festive scenes for children to fill in as they match up the puzzle pieces to the missing food, toys and decorations.
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    The Complete Harry Potter Collection - 7-Book Box Set

    JK Rowling

    Product Code: HRYP
    Collection 9 years +
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    Head back to Platform 9 3/4, climb aboard the Hogwarts Express and enjoy the complete series of Harry Potter books for one magical price. Presented in a gorgeous slipcase, these editions of J. K. Rowling's classics come with stunning cover illustrations by Jonny Duddle.

    A phenomenon like no other, Harry's incredible journey begins with The Philosopher's Stone. Unhappily living in a cupboard under the stairs at his aunt's, he's visited by a giant called Rubeus Hagrid who delivers the most astonishing news - Harry's a wizard. As he heads to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry makes friends with Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, meets oh-so-wise Professor Dumbledore and the complex Severus Snape and their incredible adventure begins. But evil in the shape of Lord Voldemort is getting ever closer - and the Dark Lord has his sights set firmly on Harry.

    Throughout the seven books, Harry learns what it means to be a Gryffindor student and the value of friendship and trust. The eight films starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint were a record-breaking success and now you can relive the stories - whatever your age - where it all began time and time again with this amazing Harry Potter box set - Expecto Patronum!


    Format: paperback
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    Michael Morpurgo Collection - 12 Books

    Michael Morpurgo

    Product Code: PUGO
    Collection 9 years +
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    Tales of bravery, endeavour and courage from Michael Morpurgo.

    Best known for being the author of the award-winning War Horse (included here), this collection introduces a wide variety of works by the former Children's Laureate.

    From the tale of a young boy who was washed overboard while sailing the world with his family in Kensuke's Kingdom to a boy finding renewed purpose in his life after meeting a chimp in Mr Nobody's Eyes, this is an incredible collection to transport young readers to different worlds.
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    Harry and the Dinosaurs Collection - 10 Books

    Ian Whybrow

    Product Code: HRRY
    Collection 3 years +
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    Packed with adventure and imagination, the Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs books from author Ian Whybrow and illustrator Adrian Reynolds are sure to appeal to children who love both dinosaurs and their toys.

    Highly acclaimed, these books combine gentle stories with bold artwork and are a delight for children to share with a grown-up before going to bed, or for slightly more confident readers to enjoy on their own. Throughout this special 10-book collection, your children will get to follow Harry as he enjoys a holiday, has a first sleepover and celebrates his birthday.

    Huge fun, these are roaringly good reads for the family to enjoy together.

    Format: paperback
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    Diary of a Wimpy Kid Collection - 12 Books

    Jeff Kinney

    Product Code: WKJK
    Collection 9 years +
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    Containing books 1-11 in Jeff Kinney's bestselling (10 million and counting!) series all the way up to Double Down, plus a Do-it-Yourself activity book, this box set of Diary of a Wimpy Kid books belongs on every young reader's bookshelf. Zoo-wee-mama!

    Greg is an average American schoolboy, but he has a habit of getting into embarrassing but hilarious situations. These laugh-out-loud books follow his journal 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 misadventures are sure to have children (and you!) laughing out loud.
    This collection contains books 1-11 in Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
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    Winnie & Wilbur Fiction Collection - 12 Books

    Laura Owen

    Product Code: WAWL
    Collection 6 years +
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    Winnie the Witch has always been a big favourite with The Book People's customers and this magical selection of young fiction books and short stories, presented in a spellbinding slipcase, will enchant any fan of Winnie and her long-suffering cat, Wilbur!

    In these perfect paperbacks for those who have grown up with the Winnie the Witch picture books and are now looking to move onto longer stories, the witch gets into all kinds of hilarious situations as she tries to cast her spells. From trouble in ancient Egypt to Medieval magic and a daredevil rescue - Winnie does it all!

    With 12 books to choose from, let Winnie become the perfect partner for your child's bedtime reading - this is a simply magical collection from Laura Owen with every book featuring Korky Paul's iconic illustrations!

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    Possible Impossible Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: POSI
    Collection 8 years +
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    Will your children solve these puzzles in the time allotted? It's certainly possible!

    The eight activity books in this collection contain challenges ranging from dot-to-dot to brain games and marvellous mazes - and they all progress in difficulty so they can develop their problem-solving skills while having fun completing them.

    Each puzzle also has a unique time challenge to add an extra interactive element.
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    We're Going on an Elf Chase

    Martha Mumford

    Product Code: GOEC
    Hardback 3 years +
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    Four bunnies join in an elf chase in this funny, fantastic and festive lift-the-flap picture book.

    Written by Martha Mumford and featuring artwork by Laura Hughes, the illustrator of We're Going on an Egg Hunt, this is a pacy story that finds the bunnies coming across all kinds of obstacles - from cloppy reindeer to roaring polar bears and flapping penguins - as they try to get the hop on 10 naughty elves.

    Each flap has a surprise underneath alongside Christmassy text and there's an even bigger surprise right at the end. Can you guess what it is? This is a fun and interactive picture book full of festive frolics.
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    Percy Jackson Collection - 5 Books

    Rick Riordan

    Product Code: PERC
    Collection 9 years +
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    The inspiration for two Hollywood films, Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson books offer edge-of-the-seat excitement for children who love adventure stories with a mythical edge.

    A troubled child with dyslexia and ADHD, Percy finds himself at a special camp known only as Camp Half-Blood. Soon after, he discovers he is the son of Poseidon and that's when his journey begins. He finds himself on a quest to reach the gates of the the Underworld with a satyr and the daughter of Athena - a far cry from the school outings he is used to...

    The complete series, Percy and his friends Annabeth, Grover and Luke find themselves on the hunt for the Golden Fleece; on a mission to rescue some half-bloods; learning about the Labyrinth; and attempting to defeat the evil Kronos.
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    My Very First Storytime Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: VFST
    Collection Toddlers
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    Snuggle down for storytime with these classics!

    Ten read-aloud fairy tales to share including Cinderella, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Little Red Riding Hood.

    Fairy tales are fantastic for inspiring children's imaginations and introducing the basics of storytelling including settings, characters and plots and learning important life lessons like the difference between right and wrong.

    These retellings include things to spot, spellbinding artwork and repetitive yet flowing text that will help children develop their vocabulary and fall in love with stories from a very early age.
    Format: paperback
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    Julia Donaldson Audio Collection - 10 CDs

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: GFCD
    Audio 3 years +
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    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.

    CDs in this collection:
    What the Ladybird Heard, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, The Troll, The Snail and the Whale, Room on the Broom, The Smartest Giant, A Squash and a Squeeze, The Gruffalo's Song, The Gruffalo's Child and The Gruffalo.

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    Marvel Collection - 14 Books

    Product Code: MAVL
    Collection 5 years +
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    Super stories for budding superheroes!

    This collection of 14 readers introduces the famous characters from the Marvel comics universe. Amongst the heroes fans will recognise are the Avengers, Black Panther, Iron Man and Spider-Man. These levelled readers will tell fans everything they ever wanted to know about their favourite heroes and villains.

    These stories have been designed to strengthen children's reading skills and vocabulary. Children will have seen the films, now it's time to read the action-packed stories that inspired the world-changing Marvel Cinematic Universe!
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    Horrid Henry Mega Collection - 30 Books

    Francesca Simon

    Product Code: HHEN
    Collection 5 years +
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    Horrid Henry's hilarious antics will have young readers laughing aloud...

    This box set features every single one of Francesca Simon's Horrid Henry stories and a selection of facts books for children to pore over. There are 30 books featuring the naughtiest boy in children's books as he gets into all kinds of trouble and and faces up against nemeses including his younger brother, Perfect Peter.

    All of the re-readable, laugh-out-loud stories feature black-and-white artwork from Tony Ross.
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    Scratch and Reveal Sparkling Unicorns

    Product Code: CT1061
    Other 5 years +
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    Create glittering works of art with the stencils and special scratcher!

    This creative set has everything your children need to make stunning stencil art featuring incredible unicorns. It comes with unicorn-themed stencils and a scratcher and the artwork is sparkling and rainbow themed once revealed.
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    Alex Rider Collection - 10 Books

    Anthony Horowitz

    Product Code: ARCC
    Collection 11 years +
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    Cool, contemporary and brave, bestselling author Anthony Horowitz created a phenomenal character in Alex Rider - and now you can own the entire collection of his exciting adventures.

    Action packed from the first book to the last, the teenager is recruited to help on a MI6 mission after his uncle is killed in a car crash. Having looked after him since he was a baby, Alex is devastated by this tragedy but in the aftermath of his death, Alex discovers his uncle was actually a spy...

    Told at breakneck pace and with tons of suspense, this series is irresistible.

    This collection contains books 1-10 in Anthony Horowitz's Alex Rider series.
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    LEGO Christmas Ideas

    Elizabeth Dowsett

    Product Code: LGCI
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Build up to the festive season with a lovely LEGO book!

    From tree decorations to an obstacle course for elves, this book is packed with over 50 inspirational builds for LEGO fans to make as we approach the most wonderful time of the year.

    It also includes all the bricks you need to make a special Christmassy LEGO mini model.
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