Early Years

Picture Books

  • Kipper and Friends Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781444943191 - Mick Inkpen
    KPRF 3 years +
    Mick Inkpen
    3 years +
    • £6.00
    • RRP £34.95
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Mick Inkpen is a hugely popular children's author and this five-book collection is full of fun stories. There are books starring Kipper - a dog beloved throughout the world - and the ever-popular Wibbly Pig.

    Beautifully illustrated by Inkpen, these books follow Kipper as he learns about baby animals and finds Wibbly Pig meeting a toucan. There's also a book about a bear getting ready for bedtime and a fantastic story about Snapdragon, who keeps eating the letters from the words in the books. Can Bookmouse and the Woollywolves help him?

    There is also a book called We Are Wearing out the Naughty Step... Does that sound familiar?
    Format: paperback
  • Ladybird Tales Classic Collection - 22 Books - Collection - 9780241321836
    LDYT 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £20.00
    • RRP £109.78
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    • Just 91.00p per book
    This classic collection of 22 stories and fairy tales comes from the experts at Ladybird and features the likes of Dick Whittington, Cinderella and the Three Little Pigs.

    Each hardback book has beautiful artwork full of richness and detail and is sure to be treasured. These charming books are perfect for introducing these famous tales and for sharing together.

    Format: Hardback
  • YCO2 3 years +
    Pippa Goodhart
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Pippa Goodhart's You Choose! will get parents and children imagining their favourite places in the universe to visit, and thinking about the best way to travel and who they should be best friends with.

    With bright and colourful illustrations by Nick Sharratt, You Choose! is a stunning book to share with children from 3+ who will love the random ideas that are thrown up.
  • BDSY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (5)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    The winner of Book People's Bedtime Story Competition 2016, Isabel Harris' The Moon Man is an exciting book and truly is one of a kind. It tells the tale of two sets of animal friends who view a scarecrow in very different ways...

    We asked children aged between 5 and 11 to let their imaginations run wild and write a picture book of between 200 and 800 words based around animals. This fantastic story, chosen by a panel of celebrity parents and publishing experts and illustrated by Ada Grey, is the judges' favourite and is perfect for reading at bedtime.

    Sold exclusively at BookPeople.co.uk, proceeds from this book will be donated to Action for Children, a UK charity which provides vital services, support and campaigns for disadvantaged children, young people and their families.
  • WELC 3 years +
    Patricia Hegarty
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    Patricia Hegarty and Greg Abbot's Everybody's Welcome is a heart-warming picture book that finds one little mouse realising their big dream of welcoming EVERYONE into their home!

    Gorgeously presented with die-cuts and stunning illustrations, the mouse wants everyone, whether they be tall or short, fat or thin, or rich or poor, to visit their home - but everyone's going to have to work together to achieve this vision.
  • TKBK 3 years +
    Ian Whybrow & Axel Scheffler
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    There's a Ticklemonster about in this fantastically funny lift-the-flap book from Ian Whybrow and Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler.

    The Ticklemonster wants to tickle all his animal friends - from the pigs on the farm to the penguins at the zoo and Tom and Bear are prepared to follow him all the way. But your children better watch out; they might just get tickled as well!

    Full of witty rhymes and silly scenarios, this laugh-out-loud board book will make your children laugh just as much as if they were being tickled. The interactive flaps add an extra element of fun.
  • CCGS 3 years +
    Nick Denchfield
    3 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    With pop-ups, tabs and gatefold pages, this book invites children who are soon starting school to meet Charlie, the little chick with a BIG personality, as he also gets ready for school.

    Children can see Charlie burst to life as he wakes up to an alarm clock, eats his crackling cereal and races to get to school in time. This is a funny story with pop-up surprises and a character that children will absolutely adore!

    There's even a giant fold-out surprise at the end... will Charlie Chick manage to beat the bell and make it to school in time?
  • It Starts With a Seed - Hardback - 9781784932060 - Laura Knowles
    ITWS 3 years +
    Laura Knowles
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £4.00
    • RRP £12.99
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    The winner of the Margaret Mallett Award for Children's Non-Fiction, It Starts with a Seed explores how a tiny sycamore seed transforms into a sapling and then a tree - with branches and roots filling the pages.

    An evocative read, as the tree grows it is joined by well-loved creatures including squirrels, rabbits, butterflies and owls who call the woodland home.

    With factual elements, this beautifully presented book (gold-embossed front cover, gatefolds, textured paper and a specialised etching technique) will touch any child with its simple but enchanting message of life and growth.
  • THCM 3 years +
    Anna Llenas
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    This gentle picture book from Anna Llenas provides an exploration of feelings for children and adults alike.

    Colour Monster has woken up and he's feeling very confused. He feels angry, happy, calm, sad and scared all at the same time. Luckily, a little girl is on hand to show him that it is OK for your emotions to be all over the place. She also explains what each feeling means through colour.

    With this new, helpful information, will the Colour Monster be able to feel a little less mixed up?
  • Sir Scallywag Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780141388342 - Giles Andreae & Korky Paul
    SCLY 3 years +
    Giles Andreae & Korky Paul
    3 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £20.97
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    • Just £1.67 per book
    Written by Giles Andreae and illustrated by Korky Paul (of Winnie the Witch fame), the King Scallywag stories follow the crazy misadventures of a 6-year-old who just so happens to be the bravest knight in the land.

    Sir Scallywag is hot on the pursuit of an evil giant and will need all the help he can get. Luckily his trusted steed Doofus is at his side; he has to help King Colin find the Golden Sausage that will help him live forever; and has to save the kingdom from being buried under mountains of deadly dragon poo.

    Funny, silly and just as entertaining for adults as they are for young children, these picture books will be loved, whether they're read during the knight or day!
  • Twinkle Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781444939545 - Katharine Holabird
    TWKL 3 years +
    Katharine Holabird
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £27.96
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    If your children love fairies, they will absolutely adore these picture books from the author of Angelina Ballerina.

    Twinkle starts studying at the Fairy School of Magic and Music and is so excited to start casting spells like all the big fairies. However, she's not doing all that well as she keeps forgetting the words to the spells. With the help of her friends, family and teachers, she'll soon change her ways!

    Twinkle also finds her super-sparkly birthday party in the Fairy Glen in trouble when a storm destroys all the careful preparations (including, most importantly, the cake); she decides to add more pink to her Fairy Godmother's garden party; and has to learn how to look after a dragon.
  • Fairytale Picture Book and CDs Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9990000022045
    PF0097 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £18.00
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    This collection contains alternative takes on famous fairy tales including Snow White, Rapunzel and Jack and the Beanstalk. It even comes with audio versions of each fantastically funny story.
  • Fairies and Princesses Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509854035 - Julia Donaldson et al
    FRPR 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson et al
    3 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £63.90
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    • Just 80.00p per book
    Learn all about Cinderella's not so ugly sisters; meet a singing mermaid who lives under the sea; and join in the fun with Julia Donaldson's paper dolls in this collection full of princess and fairy stories.

    Full of sparkle, all 10 books are enchanting and will be enjoyed so much in time for bed.
    Format: paperback
  • Happy Families Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241328149 - Allan Ahlberg
    HAPF 3 years +
    Allan Ahlberg
    3 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    These picture books from esteemed children's author Allan Ahlberg (of The Jolly Christmas Postman fame) focus on characters who find themselves tangled up in all sorts of crazy everyday situations.

    These classic stories are packed with humour and morals that children can learn from and are illustrated in a hugely appealing style.

    From Mrs Lather's battle with the laundry to Mr Biff the Boxer's battle to get fit and Mr Tick the Teacher's approach to learning, these books are funny, traditional and charming. They're ideal for reading both at school and at home.

    Format: paperback
  • It's Time to Rhyme Collection - 10 Books in a Bag - Collection - 9781509853991 - Peter Bently et al
    RHYS 3 years +
    Peter Bently et al
    3 years +
    • £9.00
    • RRP £67.90
    • Save £58.90
    • Just 90.00p per book
    It's Time to Rhyme is a 10-book collection of rhyming stories from popular authors and illustrators including Axel Scheffler, Jim Field and Lydia Monks.

    Presented in a beautiful bag, these books are delightful and perfect for sharing. They'll inspire children to love reading from a very early age.
  • My Little Pony Picture Book Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781408350478
    MLPY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.92
    • Save £29.93
    • Just £1.25 per book
    My Little Pony is still very much a favourite with children all over the world and this eight-book collection is full of sparkling stories following the characters as they enjoy adventures in Equestria.

    These picture books follow Princess Cadance and her husband Shining Armor as they take a tour of the royal kingdom. Every day, they send a postcard to Twilight Sparkle to let her know just what they've seen in places including Ponyville, Canterlot and Cloudsdale.

    They're perfect for little children (aged 3 plus) who are just starting to read by themselves.
  • Elmer Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781783446490 - David McKee
    ELMR 3 years +
    David McKee
    3 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Elmer is a favourite with toddlers all over the world and this collection brings together 10 classic stories starring the patchwork elephant.

    Written and illustrated by David McKee, the vibrant colours will catch the eye of any young child while the gentle stories find Elmer waiting for a storm to end so he can see a rainbow; playing in the snow; and on the hunt for Baby Elephant's lost teddy.

    These books also help children understand that everyone is different and that this is something to celebrate.
    Format: paperback
  • Skullabones Island Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780241315156 - Richard Dungworth & Sharon Har
    SKIS 3 years +
    Richard Dungworth & Sharon Har
    3 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £20.97
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    • Just £1.67 per book
    These perfect pirate picture books from Richard Dungworth and Sharon Harmer are filled with fun rhyming text and beautiful illustrations that will encourage your children to go on a seafaring adventure - learning plenty of morals along the way.

    In Five Minutes to Bed, Captain Cutlass' crew are not tired enough to go to sleep (sound familiar?) and he has to find all sorts of jobs for them to do. They end up washing, scrubbing and stitching all sorts of things before going to bed.

    Teatime for Pirates will strike a chord for any parent with picky eaters as the crew decide that sausages are most certainly not pirate food and that 'you don't eat those at sea'. It also explains how important eating is for energy levels; and All Hands on Deck provides winter fun as the crew decide it's far too cold to go outside and work. How can the captain persuade them to have some freezing fun?
  • Winnie the Witch Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780192766762 - Laura Owen & Korky Paul
    WWPC 3 years +
    Laura Owen & Korky Paul
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £10.00
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Young witches and wizards will have a spellbinding time with these magical stories starring Winnie the Witch and her ever-suffering companion, Wilbur the cat.

    Written by Valerie Thomas and illustrated by Korky Paul, the Winnie stories have sold over 7 million copies and been translated into 30 languages and are full of laugh-out-loud antics.

    These picture books find the pair planning a birthday party; enjoying a trip to the seaside; and taking a trip back in time to the prehistoric era - will they face a disastrous dinosaur dilemma?
    Format: paperback
  • Hello Gruffalo! Collection - 4 Books in a Bag - Collection - 9781509861187 - Julia Donaldson
    HGBG Toddlers
    Julia Donaldson
    Toddlers
    • £4.00
    • RRP £15.96
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This cloth bag contains four little Gruffalo board books that are fun and interactive. They're the perfect first books for little ones!

    These books will help children develop their observational skills and there's even a spot-and-find book for you to go through with them.
    Format: board book
  • OHOD 3 years +
    Dodie Smith
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £10.99
    • Save £7.00
    Dog lovers of all ages will be going dotty with delight when they read this - the first ever picture book adaptation of Dodie Smith's classic, The Hundred and One Dalmatians.

    A much-loved story that inspired the Disney animation (and the live-action adaptation), the text has been adapted by Peter Bently and is fantastically complemented by Steven Lenton's gorgeous artwork.

    Missis and Pongo's Dalmation puppies have been stolen and there's only one suspect - the horrible Cruella de Vil (if she doesn't scare you, no evil thing will). All Cruella wants to do is turn these cute pups into a spotty fur coat... But Missis and Pongo refuse to allow this unbearably cruel act to happen. They enlist the help of some furry friends as they embark on a brave and fearless rescue attempt...
  • NDTD 3 years +
    Enid Blyton
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £10.99
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    Tying in with the popular new TV series based on Enid Blyton's classic stories, this book follows Noddy as he embarks on a new career as Toyland's detective.

    If there's something lost, missing or unusual happening in town then Noddy, Bumpy Dog and Revs the car will investigate. A dream team, they will do all they can to find out what's going on and make things right.

    With the help of his Who-What-Where book, Noddy asks questions and uncovers clues to solve the mystery and save the day. This is a brilliantly bright and appealing book for any Noddy fan.
  • LADY2 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    From the creator of The Gruffalo comes a witty and noisy picture book that is perfect for parents who love practising their farmyard impressions. What the Ladybird Heard by Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson has a bouncy, rhyming text and tiny glittering ladybirds to spot on each page. The noisy animals give plenty of opportunities for parents and toddlers to moo, baa and cluck to their hearts' content. Lots of fun for children 3+.
  • ACMNG 3 years +
    Anthony Browne
    3 years +
    • £6.39
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £1.60
    Four different voices tell their own version of the same walk in the park. The radically different perspectives provide depth to this simple story about overcoming adult snobbery, which explores many key themes such as alienation, friendship and the bizarre amid the mundane.

    Former Children's Laureate Anthony Browne's world-renowned artwork is full of expressive gorillas and vibrant colours. Voices in the Park is a genuinely thought-provoking read.