Bedtime Stories

  • Aliens Love Underpants Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781471182297 - Claire Freedman
    ALUN 3 years +
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    Pirates, aliens, dinosaurs, monsters... They all love underpants and so will you with this funny six-book collection.

    Written by Claire Freedman and illustrated by Ben Cort, these bold and bright picture books are sure to entertain any toddler as they discover just how funny aliens find underpants and how they saved the world; follow some monsters on a pants adventure; join the Pants Pirates on their quest for the Pants of Gold; and enjoy some prehistoric pants-based pandemonium in Dinosaurs Love Underpants.

    This is a rip-roaring collection of picture books that are perfect for reading together. In fact, we're pretty sure they'll have the whole family laughing their pants off!
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  • Farmyard Friends Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781788810814
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    3 years +
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    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
  • Debi Gliori's Alfie Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781526605368 - Debi Gliori
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    This delightful series from bestselling author Debi Gliori is about Alfie the rabbit and his experiences in the garden, bath and woods!

    With beautiful watercolour illustrations and a lovable main character, these endearing stories are able to capture the irrepressible imagination of children and are perfect reads for toddlers.

    In the first story, Alfie is out in the garden and starts to imagine that he's in the jungle as a lion, an elephant and a little bird. In the second story, Alfie goes from splashing around in the bath to imagining an amazing deep-sea adventure. And in the third story, Alfie imagines himself as all sorts of woodland creatures whilst on a walk through the woods!

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    With its shaped cover, this charming board book retells the much-loved story of the lion and the mouse.

    With tactile flip-and-see pages and beautiful illustrations, this colourful book is the perfect introduction to Aesop's Fables for little ones.

    Young readers will love learning the moral behind the text in this appealing book.
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    With its shaped cover, this charming board book retells the much-loved story of the hare and the tortoise.

    With tactile flip-and-see pages and beautiful illustrations, this colourful book is the perfect introduction to Aesop's Fables for little ones.

    This simple retelling of the traditional story will help children learn all about the moral behind the text.
  • CABO 3 years +
    3 years +
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    One playful puppy finds warmth and comfort in one cosy puppy blanket and one cold penguin chick enjoys being part of one warm penguin huddle.

    There are raised shapes to touch, feel and explore and these all fit neatly into the shaped spaces on the opposite page. This book is full of beautiful illustrations of baby animals on one page and them with their families on the offer.

    It's a tactile experience and perfect for loving families to read together.
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    All Hedgehog wants is a hug but he's just too prickly for any of his animal friends; Tortoise also needs a cuddle but he has a hard shell... What will the two of them do?

    This gorgeous little book by Eoin McLaughlin and Polly Dunbar follows the two adorable animals as they head off in search of the perfect hug.

    Each character's story is told in the two-way book and there will be so many smiles when they eventually meet - and hug - in the middle pages!
  • Peppa Pig Book and CD Collection - 10 Books & CDs - Collection - 9780241377079
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    Join Peppa Pig and her friends and family as they enjoy a number of experiences in this picture book and CD collection.

    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.

    Format: paperback/CD
  • Kipper Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781444950731 - Mick Inkpen
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    3 years +
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    Kipper has been one of the most beloved picture book characters in the world for the past 25 years and this collection brings together 10 of The British Book Award-winning author and illustrator Mick Inkpen's stories following the friendly dog on his adventures.

    Young children can follow the puppy as he celebrates his birthday and Christmas; has fun with a beach ball; and delves into an incredible toy box.

    With their gentle charm, these lovely stories will delight both child and parent as they are shared at bedtime.

    Format: paperback
  • Percy the Park Keeper Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780007974719 - Nick Butterworth
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    This fantastic collection of children's picture books contains six charming stories which star award-winning author-illustrator Nick Butterworth's most beloved creation, Percy the Park Keeper.

    Percy works hard looking after the park and helping his animal friends. There is always something happening in the park but whatever the situation, Percy has a solution and can always find time for a bit of fun - from finding food on a cold winter's night in One Snowy Night, to helping his friends out of a maze in The Secret Path.

    The magical combination of imaginatively detailed illustrations and warm, gentle plots make these heart-warming bedtime tales ideal for sharing with children aged 3 and over.

    Format: paperback
  • Fantastic Christmas Favourites Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781471178320
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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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    4 years +
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    Are you excited for the supercalifragilisticexpialidocious new Mary Poppins film starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda?

    This gorgeous picture book tells the story that finds the practically perfect in every way nanny coming back to visit the grown-up Banks family. It's inspired by the original series of stories by P.L. Travers.

    With its stunning artwork style, this book is a wonderful keepsake of a film is sure to become a firm family favourite.
  • Pip and Posy Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9781788004282 - Axel Scheffler
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    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!

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    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...

    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.
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    Should Santa go for a full and fluffy beard or try something different (glitter could be cool?) this Christmas time?

    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.
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    Written by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Sam Usher, The Most-Loved Bear is a charming Christmas story about a small bear who goes on a big adventure.

    The bear is left behind on a train one day. He's sad and lost but soon realises this could be the start of an incredible journey... This is a heart-warming story that is sure to give you and your children that festive feeling.
  • Elmer Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781783448203 - David McKee
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    David McKee's Elmer stories delight toddlers and younger readers and this jumbo collection contains 10 stories starring the patchwork elephant.

    Elmer tries to work out why he's not the same colour as the other elephants; makes a delightfully bouncy new friend; and has a lot of fun playing in the snow.

    Presented in a generous size and in a beautiful bag, these books are gorgeously illustrated with so many colours and are full of morals for children to learn from.

    Format: paperback
  • Quentin Blake Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781782958871 - Quentin Blake
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    A much-loved illustrator famed for his iconic association with Roald Dahl's tales, Quentin Blake is also a brilliant and witty writer in his own right and his stories are an absolute joy.

    This fun-filled collection brings together ten picture books that are sure to delight children of all ages. There's the over-ambitious Mrs Armitage; the amazing performance artist Angelo; and the famous Mister Magnolia, a man who has so many skills and possessions but only one boot.

    These madcap tales and lovable characters are sure to bring joy to any child's bedtime reading. The hilarious books also feature Quentin's trademark illustrations. It's a collection sure to be returned to again and again.
    Format: paperback
  • Hugless Douglas Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781444950359 - David Melling
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    Prepare to meet a huggable, loveable bear...

    You'll get a huge hug when you read through these exciting stories with your little one... David Melling's Hugless Douglas has become one of the cuddliest characters in children's books.

    These eight books are full of warm-hearted hilarity as the big bear enjoys a number of adventures as he tries to track down the perfect hug. The illustrations will capture young readers' attention and the flowing text is a joy to read aloud.

    Format: paperback
  • Cosy Christmas Collection- 10 Books With Bag - Collection - 9781444950311
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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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    This interactive and festive follow-up to Supermarket Gremlins finds the mischievous characters getting ready for Christmas - with disastrous results!

    The Gremlines are hiding everywhere - from the tree to the chimney and even a bit too close to the turkey. Young readers will love lifting the flaps and finding them all.

    This rhyming story from Adam and Charlotte Guillain is packed with zany humour that complements Chris Chatterton's artwork!
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    The winner of Book People's Bedtime Story Competition 2017, Frasier Cox's There's a Boy Just Like Me is a heart-warming tale of friendship between the author and a refugee who shares the same interests and childhood hopes and dreams.

    In 2017, we asked children aged 5 to 11 to write a bedtime story between 200 and 800 words on the theme of friendship. The response was astounding and out of over 1,300 entries, Frasier's story was selected as the winner by a panel of judges that included TV favourite Claudia Winkleman and radio DJ and Radio Boy author Christian O'Connell. Frasier's story was chosen for his focus on important issues and beautiful storytelling.

    At least 35% of the price of the book will be donated to Save the Children, a charity that fights every single day for children's futures. Sold exclusively through us at BookPeople.co.uk, Frasier's book features illustrations from top children's book illustrator Alison Brown and published by Little Tiger.

    Please note that this book is exempt from all promotions due to its charitable donation.
  • Big Hugs Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9990000033454 - Shona Innes
    BGHU 4 years +
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    From the importance of friendship to the power of the internet and the complexities of death and grief, these powerful picture books cover a range of issues and emotions that children will encounter as they grow up.

    Beautifully illustrated, these books cover tricky topics in simple ways and have notes for parents and teachers to use to help children understand the issues.

    Written by qualified clinical and forensic psychologist Shona Innes, these books will help children face up to various emotive issues and encourage them to share their worries and thoughts with those they hold dear.

    Format: paperback
  • Disney Storybook Collection - 26 Books - Collection - 9781912564682 - Disney
    TCDC 3 years +
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    This is a magical collection of stories for any Disney fan! Featuring Dumbo, Toy Story and Moana, there are so many favourites to discover and enjoy.

    These engaging stories feature famous characters and stunning illustrations. They will help inspire a lifelong love of reading in any children who love the famous films!

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