MMCH 3 years +3 years +
Created by Roger Hargreaves, the Mr. Men characters are among the most recognisable and iconic in children's books. Their gentle adventures have entertained generations of children and in this set, they star in 10 festive tales!
- RRP £35.00
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A cracking Christmas gift (or perfect for building excitement and anticipation in the build-up to the big day), the colourful books follow Mr. Quiet as he tries to enjoy a silent night and find the gang putting on a pantomime.
The Mr. Men also try their hands at winter sports and enjoy a White Christmas. There's also a book that finds Mr. Forgetful trying to remember to buy his Christmas tree and one that looks at if Mr. Mean will be able to cheer up and enjoy the festivities.
STAH 3 years +3 years +
From a beautiful bedtime book about sleepy bears to stories about snow angels and a garden full of magic, this is a fantastic collection of 20 festive tales.
- RRP £139.80
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- Just £1.00 per book
Presented in a Santa's House-shaped box (each book is a different size and has a brickwork sleeve to make up his slanted roof) with cut-out windows, these books will inspire children to read for pleasure and are perfect for enjoying in the build-up to the big day.
Among the books are a story about a smiling snowman; a tale about a puppy getting lost in the snow; and a teddy writing a letter to Santa.
NROJ 7 years +7 years +
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.
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- Just £1.80 per book
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!
COSY 3 years +3 years +
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.
- RRP £69.90
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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.
Please note these books were featured in 2017's All I Want for Christmas Collection.
WKJK 9 years +9 years +
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 is a collection that belongs on every young reader's bookshelf. Zoo-wee-mama!
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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.
ICEM 9 years +9 years +
David Walliams' The Ice Monster won Children's Fiction Book of the Year at the British Book Awards and is an entirely roar-some read about a child who is determined to follow her dreams.
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Elsie is an orphan who lives on the streets of Victorian London. When she hears reports of a woolly mammoth (The Ice Monster of the title) being spotted at the North Pole, she makes it her mission to see for herself.
A chance encounter later and Elsie is on the adventure of a lifetime - all the way from London to the heart of the Arctic... Will Elsie's dreams come true?
Winner of the British Book Award Children's Fiction Book of the Year 2019
PPBC 3 years +3 years +
Join Peppa Pig and her friends and family as they enjoy a number of experiences in this picture book and CD collection.
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- Just £1.60 per book
Children will love reading along to the audio versions of the stories as Peppa takes a trip to the dentist; looks after a tortoise; and even heads off to the moon (what a way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, hey?).
Featuring simple text and bright, bold and familiar artwork, these are perfect stories for Peppa fans - and the audio versions just add to the fun.
WOPR 3 years +3 years +
Beautifully presented in hardback and featuring the classic white jackets, this complete boxed collection of Beatrix Potter's beloved Peter Rabbit books is a must for every child - and will make the perfect birthday or christening gift.
- RRP £137.77
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- Just £1.52 per book
Having enchanted young readers for generations, the timeless books in this charming set also include publisher's notes describing how she worked with her publisher to create the charming stories.
Every hardback book in this collection has dimensions of 140 x 105mm
ATWH 3 years +3 years +
Mummy Penguin has gone to find some fish and left Daddy in charge of looking after the egg. But then Daddy moves away from the Dad Huddle and finds himself and the egg whisked up into the air by a gust of wind. When they come back down to Earth, they land in the Arctic...
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Daddy must be brave and find his way home but the Arctic creatures are not very friendly. He soon bumps into a reindeer who is kind and then enjoys a breakfast with the Special Air Navigation Transport Authority. Will Daddy Penguin and the egg get back before Mummy returns? It might be possible if penguins could fly...
Written and illustrated by Debi Gliori, this is a heart-warming tale about the bond between parent and child with a wonderfully wintry theme.
BPV2 9 years +9 years +
Dylan Thomas's classic account of his childhood Christmases, with full colour illustrations by Peter Bailey. The special gift edition for Thomas's centenary now in paperback, with a beautiful gold-foiled cover. All the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street... Dylan Thomas's lyrical account of his childhood Christmases in a small Welsh town, featuring wolves, bears, hippos and Mrs Prothero's cat, has become deservedly famous. This re-designed edition celebrates the centenary of his birth, and features full colour artwork from illustrator Peter Bailey. A beautiful gift edition of a classic work from one of Britain's best-loved writers, this is the perfect Christmas present for young readers building their own childhood Christmas memories.
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CODK 9 years +9 years +
Celebrate the work of Charles Dickens with this compendium of abridged adaptations of his novels.
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From Oliver Twist to Great Expectations and - of course - A Christmas Carol, these stories have been skilfully retold for children and feature original quotes throughout.
The complementary and evocative illustrations capture the essence of smoggy Victorian London, too.
COJA 9 years +9 years +
Children can become familiar with Jane Austen's classic stories as they read through this hardback treasury.
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Retellings of the likes of Pride and Prejudice, Emma and Sense and Sensibility are all complemented by stunning and appealing illustrations and remain true to Austen's original elegant phrasing and language.
Although each famous story has been simplified, each one includes original quotations.
COSH 9 years +9 years +
The stories of William Shakespeare's plays are featured in this keepsake compendium. Each story includes short details about the main characters and a list of quotations.
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This is a book that will introduce children to the work of the Bard and will be referred to again and again by all ages.
LSWE 5 years +5 years +
Enjoy a brick-by-brick recreation of all your favourite stories and scenes from a galaxy far, far away with this set of eight LEGO Star Wars books.
- RRP £39.92
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- Just £1.00 per book
Packed with images of LEGO Star Wars sets, these are brilliant books for introducing heroic Jedi and amazing rebels and the evil characters who run the Empire.
It will help children learn all about the Force and this timeless battle of good versus evil. The images are exciting and the text is easy to follow.
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.
- RRP £48.93
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- Just £1.71 per book
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!
PSOC 3 years +3 years +
Read a rhyming version of the Story of Christmas and then fold out the book like a carousel and act out the tale using the figures included with the book.
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With flaps to lift and die-cut pieces, this interactive book comes presented in a convenient box with a handle for easy transportation and is full of fun artwork that is sure to catch the eye of any young reader.
SHSS 3 years +3 years +
Including over 100 stickers, this seasonal book invites your children to join Santa and his hard-working elves at the busy grotto.
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Featuring reindeer, robins and dogs, this cool sticker book has wonderfully wintry scenes to decorate.
This festive book will keep children happily entertained and busy as excitement gathers in the build-up to the big day.
TOBS 5 years +5 years +
From a pixie seamstress who makes dresses for the Fairy Queen to a little boy who turns into a steam engine, these are charming tales from the one and only Enid Blyton - and they're all complemented by Becky Cameron's fantastic illustrations.
- RRP £25.00
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Stunningly presented, this hardback contains over 300 pages and the short stories are perfect for sharing at bedtime. All the tales first appeared in magazines and anthologies first published between 1920 and 1960 and are featured here in book format for the first time.
Cuddle up to this knitted owl hottie and let its soft fleece backing and hoot-iful design warm you up. It contains a removable bead pack which can be warmed up in the microwave and will keep yourself warm on any cold night.
Size: 200 x 240mm. Not suitable for anyone aged under 36 months
WARNING: This product can cause burns. Avoid prolonged direct contact with the skin. Take care when removing the pack from the microwave. Do not heat for longer than specified. Only heat the pack in the microwave. Check product regularly and dispose of if damaged. Consult a doctor before use if pregnant. Not suitable for children under 3 years old due to the heated nature of the bead pack. For adult use only. Do not get the bead pack wet.
Children will love putting on the perfect tea party with this paint-your-own set. It includes miniature plates, mugs, saucers and a teapot and is great for encouraging creativity and imaginative play. It can also help children with their hand-eye coordination.
Contents: ceramic miniature tea set (9 pieces), 6 paints, 2 paintbrushes
Ages 5 plus. Box size 220 x 302mm
Enjoy roar-some fun with a set of paint-your-own ceramic dinosaurs. This set includes four moulds, paints, a paintbrush and EVA foam stickers that give your children the chance to display their new prehistoric pals with pride!
Contents: 4 ceramic dinosaurs, 6 paints, 1 paintbrush, 5 EVA foam stickers
Ages 5 plus. Box size 220 x 220mm
Paint and decorate a lovely ladybird!
A great way of developing hand-eye coordination and encouraging creativity, children aged 5 and over will love painting this ceramic ladybird figurine.
Once they've finished decorating the ladybird, children can fill her up with pennies that will soon become pounds.
Contents: 1 ceramic ladybird, 6 paints, 1 paintbrush
Ages 5 plus. Box size 200 x 200mm
LPCH 3 years +3 years +
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.
- RRP £12.99
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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.
Should Santa go for a full and fluffy beard or try something different (glitter could be cool?) this Christmas time?
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Have Yourself a Hairy Little Christmas is a tactile book with different styles of beard to try on every spread. It contains rhyming text, beautiful illustrations by Dawn Machell and so many textures to touch!
It's a funny and festive treat that finds Santa taking inspiration from Close Shaves Weekly and trying a knitted beard, a crunchy 'ice' beard, a rainbow beard, a corrugated beard and a gorgeous glitter beard.