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  • What's That? Ladybird First Words and Pictures Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780241287880
    PG0233 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
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    These Ladybird board books provide an introduction to big machines, things found at home, animals found on the farm and a host of favourite animals.

    They have bright and bold artwork and are perfect for children who are just starting to learn their first words.
  • Stories for 5-Year-Olds - 3 Books - Collection - 9781509880300
    STFV 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
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    Featuring funny, magical and animal stories this collection of books, complete with cover artwork by Adam Stower, will delight children aged 5 and over.

    Funny Stories for 5-Year-Olds is hugely entertaining and includes stories from Dick King-Smith, Tony Ross and Malorie Blackman; Magical Stories for 5-Year-Olds features fantasy stories from Joan Aiken, Margaret Mayo and Alf Proysen; and Animal Stories for 5-Year-Olds is full of rich and heart-warming stories from the likes of Dick King-Smith, Margaret Mahy and Dorothy Edwards.

    With so many short stories to enjoy, these books are perfect to dip in and out of and can be read alone or aloud.

    Format: paperback
  • Nina Bawden Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780349010625 - Nina Bawden
    NBAW 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
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    Nina Bawden's children's books were a huge influence on the likes of Michael Morpurgo and this three-book collection contains some of her most beloved and inspirational work.

    Carrie's War is a moving story about evacuees that finds Carrie and her brother being sent to Wales and living away from home for the very first time; The Peppermint Pig has a family welcoming a tiny pig into their home and reveals how his naughtiness and clever nature kept a family happy in the most difficult of times; and Keeping Henry asks whether a squirrel can really be a suitable pet.

    Format: paperback
  • Extraordinary Migrations Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474764940
    EMIG 7 years +
    7 years +
    (2)
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    This fascinating series charts the remarkable journeys different types of animals take during their migration cycles. Find out what happens when butterflies cross the sky; when crabs cross the sand; when penguins cross the ice; and when whales cross the sea.

    Each animal faces a unique set of challenges and experiences wonders of the world along the way. With full-colour illustrations and inspired storytelling, this narrative series takes readers on an extraordinary adventure.

    A detailed glossary, further reading suggestions, an index and a fast facts page make these books treasure troves of information.

    Format: paperback
  • Cosy Christmas Collection- 10 Books With Bag - Collection - 9781444950311
    COSY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (7)
    • £9.00
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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.
  • The Find-Outers Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9781444942798 - Enid Blyton
    EBFO 9 years +
    9 years +
    (3)
    • £18.00
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    Who stole the money that the old man in Holly Lane had hidden in his cottage, and where is it now? Who's that mysterious robber that disappears from the scene of the crime without a trace and who is responsible for the strange messages being sent to Mr Goon?

    The police are perplexed and only the five young children who make up the Find-Outers and their dog, Buster, can find out the truth.

    Written by Enid Blyton, the author of the Famous Five and the Secret Seven, these are exciting mystery adventures with a classic feel that will surprise and delight readers aged 9 and over.

    Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure

    Previously published as the Mystery Collection
    Format: paperback
  • Santa's House Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781788810807
    STAH 3 years +
    3 years +
    (7)
    • £17.00
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    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.

    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.

    Format: paperback
  • Phonics Readers: Fairy Tale Collection - 9 Books - Collection - 9781788105538
    FTPR 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £8.00
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    Written especially with early readers in mind, the nine books in this collection feature familiar fairy tales and have key sounds highlighted to help children read out loud.

    The books come with stickers for extra interactivity and among the famous tales your children will get to read are The Gingerbread Man, The Three Little Pigs and The Ugly Duckling. They all make use of phonic learning.
  • Noddy Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781444943184 - Enid Blyton
    NODY 5 years +
    5 years +
    (3)
    • £10.00
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    Join Noddy, Big Ears and friends in 10 Toyland adventures... the wonderful world of Enid Blyton starts here.

    This slipcased collection contains 10 of the original Noddy stories, all presented in hardback with original text and full-colour illustrations. They follow the little, wooden boy with the bell on his hat as he has his first encounter with Big-Ears and his move to Toyland.

    Throughout the books, Noddy looks for a job; uses his red-and-yellow car to make some money; and goes to school to learn some lessons when he gets a little bit too big for his boots.
    Book People and Enid Blyton: A Lifetime of Adventure
    Format: hardback
  • Adrian Mole Audio Collection - 15 CDs - Audio - 9781510089860 - Sue Townsend
    AMOL
    (2)
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    Sue Townsend's Adrian Mole is a character we've all laughed at and with over the years and this audio collection includes the first three books in the hugely entertaining and influential series.

    The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole will introduce you to a hapless teenager who provides an unabashed, pimples-and-all glimpse into adolescent life through his diary; The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole finds the teen struggling with the prospect of entering adulthood and trying to survive his family's attempts to scar him for life; and The Wilderness Years finds Adrian aged 23 and 3/4, living as a lodger in Pandora's Oxford flat, where he's barely tolerated by his childhood sweetheart.

    Narrated by Nicholas Barnes, these are brilliantly funny CDs to listen to again and again.
    Format: CD
    Unabridged
    Approximate running time: 16.5 hours
  • Too Shy to Sing Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9317819901888
    TSTS 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £3.00
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    These reassuring picture books star endearing characters and will help children learn to embrace their individual strengths and overcome a number of insecurities. There's a giraffe who can't dance; a chick that won't sing; a clumsy monkey; and a hedgehog that won't talk.

    Including Too Tall to Swirl, Too Shy to Sing, Too Timid to Talk and Too Clumsy to Climb, these books show children that it is OK that everyone is different and that they should chase their dreams and embrace everything they do that makes them feel good.
  • Animal Rescue Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781847159458 - Tina Nolan
    ANMR 6 years +
    6 years +
    (1)
    • £7.00
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    Featuring lost ducklings, homeless hamsters and problem ponies, this 10-book collection will warm the heart of any young animal lover.

    Eva and Karl Harrison live at the Animal Magic Rescue Centre with their parents and have to help a new arrival recover every single day. They have to deal with a ginger kitten who's been locked out of their football star owner's house; find a new home for a loveable puppy; and nurse an injured fox cub back to health.

    A bestselling series, the simple and easy-to-follow books find all kinds of animals overcoming trouble. They are written by an author with a real love and knowledge of animals and are already bestsellers. The refreshed artwork here makes them even more appealing.

    Format: paperback
  • The Gateway Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781760502560 - Cerberus Jones
    GTWY 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £5.00
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    Embark on an exciting adventure with a science fiction twist. When Amelia's parents reopen an old hotel, she and her new friend Charlie find the hotel and its guests rather unusual....

    With a host of intergalactic visitors from all kinds of planets, Amelia and Charlie will have their work cut out to protect the hotel and their families.
    The Gateway series are thrilling sci-fi adventures. Packed with action and a little bit of horror, they'll delight children who love the Goosebumps books.

    Format: paperback
  • Linwood Barclay Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781407250984 - Linwood Barclay
    LINB
    (1)
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    Linwood Barclay is one of the world's favourite thriller writers and this collection includes all four books in his incredible Zack Walker Mysteries series - including his debut novel, Bad Move.

    Darkly humorous and very twisted, this book introduces Zack, a writer who has an overactive imagination and two teenage children. There's a murder on his street so he uproots his family to the suburbs. Their new and peaceful life doesn't last long, especially when Zack comes across a dead body and thinks he knows who the killer is. Things get even worse when Zack realises he'll need to track down the murderer himself to protect his family...

    The second book, Bad Guys, finds Zack becoming a journalist and stumbling into a web of murder and deceit; Bad Luck has a body being found on a lakeside fishing camp; and Bad News follows Zack as he finds a dead body in his friend Trixie Snelling's basement...

    This collection includes books 1-4 in Linwood Barclay's Zack Walker Mysteries series
    Format: paperback
  • Shirley Hughes' Trotter Street Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781406373875 - Shirley Hughes
    SHTR 5 years +
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £2.00
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    With black-and-white illustrations, these early readers from Shirley Hughes describe the experiences of the children and families living on Trotter Street.

    Wonderfully traditional, there's the story of a new baby arriving; a birthday surprise is in store; a big concrete lorry heads down the street; and everyone is excited to meet the Snow Lady.

    A lovely treat for children, full of familiar situations.
  • The North Police: Elf Detectives Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474776554 - Scott Sonneborn
    TNPO 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
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    The North Police are a group of seasonal sleuths who are always present when the day needs saving and a case needs cracking!

    Throughout these stories they meet the South Police; have to deal with a computer meltdown; and play some reindeer games.

    All of these books have easy-to-follow plots and fun and colourful illustrations and they bring some Christmas cheer into your children's reading. They bridge the gap between readers and chapter books perfectly.

    Format: paperback
  • 24 Hour History Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474764896
    TFHH 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £3.00
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    These four books provide graphic novel-style accounts of some of the most momentous days in our history- including D-Day during World War II, the attack on Pearl Harbor, the assassination of JFK and The Apollo 11 Moon Landing in 1969.

    The eye-catching artwork and captivating true stories are sure to capture the interest of any child interested in history, as well as those who wouldn't normally read books.

    Each book has a cast of characters that help offer biographical information on the key players in each event and a timeline that explains what happened when. They also explain the lasting effect each important event made.
  • Write and Wipe Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781785500978
    WRWP 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
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    This wipe-clean four-book collection will introduce children to first concepts including drawing and thinking up their very own stories.

    Drawing Animals helps children learn how to draw all sorts of critters; Story Creator encourages them to use their imagination; First Atlas is an introduction to the world's countries and their traits; and Picture Dictionary will introduce a variety of first words.

    The 'write and wipe' nature of the books will help children develop their hand-eye coordination and writing skills, too.
  • Philip Pullman Audio Collection - 7 MP3 CDs - Audio - 9781489414984 - Philip Pullman
    PPUL 13 years +
    13 years +
    (5)
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    Philip Pullman's books tackle important, controversial and difficult subjects with style, wisdom and authority. The His Dark Materials trilogy is often heralded as a modern masterpiece and it's featured on this unabridged audio collection across three CDs. There are also four CDs featuring the unabridged books from the Sally Lockhart Quartet.

    The monumental His Dark Materials books introduce Lyra, an orphan who lives in a parallel universe where science, theology and magic are entwined. As she embarks on a search for a sinister plot that involves stolen children, she soon finds herself on a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust...

    The Sally Lockhart Quartet opens with The Ruby in the Smoke, a book that finds Sally receiving an anonymous letter shortly after the death of her father at sea; the dire warning it contains makes a man die of fear at her feet... Sally decides to find out the truth about her father's death and finds herself plunged into a terrifying mystery in the heart of Victorian London - and it all seems to revolve around a deadly blood-soaked jewel.

    The His Dark Materials audiobooks are read by Philip Pullman and a full cast, while the Sally Lockhart Quartet is read by Anton Lesser.
    Approximate running time: 70 Hours 45 Minutes
    Ages 13 plus
    Please note this collection contains CDs that can only be played on MP3-accessible CD players, devices, computers and laptops. All post-2001 car model stereos are MP3 CD accessible.
    Import into iTunes or any other media player, then transfer to your MP3 device or player. Suitable for smartphones, iPads and tablets
    Format: MP3 CD

    MP3 CDs in this collection:
    Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass, The Ruby in the Smoke, The Shadow in the North, The Tiger in the Well and The Tin Princess.
  • Kate Morton Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781509858248 - Kate Morton
    KTMR
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    Kate Morton writes intelligent and thought-provoking fiction and this collection contains three of her best novels.

    The House at Riverton is both a thrilling mystery and a tender love story. Influenced by the likes of Atonement and Gosford Park, it finds events in the summer of 1924 and the winter of 1999 intertwining in almost unbelievable ways. In the middle of 1920s, a young port takes his life on the eve of a glittering society party. The only witnesses, sisters Hannah and Emmeline Hartford, will never speak to each other again after this night. At the end of the 20th century, 98-year-old Grace Bradley, once a housemaid of Riverton Manor, is visited by a young director making a film about the poet's suicide and this opens all sorts of old wounds - including a terrible and shocking secret.

    The Secret Keeper is a heartbreaking story of mysteries and secrets that moves between the 1930s, the 1960s and the present day; and The Lake House is an enchanting book about a missing child, an abandoned house and an unsolved mystery...
  • Stroppy Stan & Other Stories - 5 Books - Collection - 9990000017089
    PF0085 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £4.00
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    This picture book collection has stories that focus on various emotions, feelings and subjects that children will experience in their day-to-day lives.

    There's a stroppy squirrel called Stan; a young giraffe is too shy for show and tell; a panda feels invisible; a little mouse is a big bully; and a squirrel gets rather stroppy.
  • M.C. Beaton: The Six Sisters Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781472126641 - M.C. Beaton
    SXSB
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    This collection brings together six stories about six sisters, all written by Book People favourite M.C. Beaton.

    Regency romance from a bygone era, these stories are very funny and are sure to appeal to the Agatha Raisin author's fans - although they are much lighter and very different to her crime writing.

    When Charles Armitage announces that his eldest daughter Minerva is to have her coming-out in London, the news is not well received by the rest of the family; Mrs Armitage has one of her turns and Minerva's sisters all start to cry.

    As well as Minerva, this collection gives all the sisters a chance to shine - Annabelle passionately falls for Minerva's intended, Lord Sylvester; Deidre wants to marry for love and nothing else; Diana loves to hunt while dressed as a man; and Frederica runs away from home when she has to follow her sisters in marrying magnificently.
  • Bottoms Up! Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780141366272 - Jeanne Willis & Adam Stower
    ADST 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.00
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    A clever retelling of the favourite children's rhyme The Wheels on the Bus; a sing-along book about bottoms; and the award-winning Bottoms Up! all in one great-value collection.

    Created by acclaimed children's author Jeanne Willis and much-loved illustrator Adam Stower, these books star a fabulous cast of characters and are bursting with charm.

    Terrific fun and laugh-out-loud funny, this collection of three books from the author of the Red House Children's Book Award-winning Who's in the Loo? will have children as young as 3 years chuckling with delight.
  • Doc McStuffins Activity Book Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9785000310564
    DCMC 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £2.50
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    One of Disney Junior's biggest stars, this five-book collection stars Doc McStuffins and is packed with fun-filled activities that children will love to complete.

    In the collection, you'll find a shaped carry-along book complete with three mini-pencils; a very cute colouring book with over 30 pictures to fill in; two 'Sticker Scenes' books that promote living a healthy lifestyle and have strong themes of friendship running throughout; and an activity book with spot-the-differences, mazes and counting exercises.

    Please note some of the content is duplicated across these books.