XSPCA 7 years +7 years +
Perfect for animal lovers, 10-book collection from the RSPCA features heart-warming animal stories that are all based on real-life animal rescues. Suitable for fans of Holly Webb and ideal to read before moving onto the likes of Michael Morpurgo, the books will keep any animal-mad child happily entertained.
- RRP £49.90
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- Just 90.00p per book
There's the charming story of a lonely lamb; the tale of a poor puppy who gets itself stuck; and the delightfully festive A Snowy Robin Rescue - Hannah and Evan find a robin caught in a glue trap and watch as the RSPCA inspector frees him and the local centre looks after him so he is not too frightened to head back out into the wild.
Presented in a slipcase and complete with beautiful foiled covers and stunning illustrations throughout, this gentle collection of animal stories is sure to excite and inspire young readers aged 7 and up.
RYAL 7 years +7 years +
Holly and Anna want nothing more than to go on the intergalactic holiday of a lifetime, but they live in the seaside town of Doverport - a place where nothing fun ever happens. They'll never get the money to afford this trip. However, when they see a chance to work as babysitters for the royal family, they think it will be easy to earn the money they need.
- RRP £23.96
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- Just 87.00p per book
When they get to the palace, they realise there are six princes for them to look after and that's five more than they were expecting. The friends' adventures in babysitting find them repelling an invasion; meeting the glamorous Mademoiselle Malypense (who will pay them to prepare for the royal wedding of Princess Violette of Francia); and becoming baking assistants to King Steve - their friend Pepino's dad.
Fresh and funny, we'd recommend these award-shortlisted books from Clementine Beauvais to fans of Pamela Butchart and Malory Towers. Becka Moor's funny and vibrant illustrations just add to the enjoyment.
Expert crafter Nicki Trench offers 35 easy-to-follow patterns that will teach you how to crochet in this very handy how-to guide.
- RRP £12.99
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A crochet teacher with over 20 years' experience, Nicki has designed a series of patterns that will guide you through those initial stitches to producing beautiful projects incorporating a wide range of crochet techniques.
With step-by-step artwork and instructions, the chapters - Starting Out; Practice Makes Perfect; Confident Crocheting - gradually increase in difficulty as you evolve your skills and the projects range from toddlers' throws and hats to baby bibs, and blankets and a chunky seashell scarf to Russian dolls.
Starring all the popular characters from Disney Junior including Princess Sofia, Doc McStuffins and, of course, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, this collection of five books is sure to be treasured by your little reader!
- RRP £24.99
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- Just £1.60 per book
Throughout these delightful hardbacks, Doc McStuffins faces Bubble Trouble, Princess Sofia takes part in the Royal Games and Mickey, Minnie, Daisy and Goofy become superheroes!
Sure to be enjoyed time and time again, either at bedtime or as little ones learn to love reading independently, these are great adventures starring very popular Disney characters.
Slipcase not included.
Bursting with quick and easy recipes, Maria Segura's 500 Tapas Dishes will help bring a touch of Spain into your life. With ideas for every occasion, tapas is easy and quick to make and can be served as a starter, a quick snack, a side dish or even as a complete meal.
- RRP £9.99
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Providing delicious ideas for all taste buds and every kind of occasion, from an informal gathering to a sophisticated dinner party, this handy little cookbook offers recipes for fish, pork, lamb, vegetable dishes and desserts.
HTYB 8 years +8 years +
This 10-book collection from the experts at Usborne makes a welcome addition to every family bookshelf as both a point of reference as well as enjoyable, accessible and intriguing reads that make discovering the past exciting and entertaining.
- RRP £79.90
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- Just £1.40 per book
Providing essential reference to Britain's long and varied history, from Prehistoric Britain through to Britain Since the War, children and grown-ups will be sure to enjoy the intriguing facts, stunning illustrations, detailed reconstructions, maps, family trees and more in these comprehensive yet easy-to-follow books.
Invaluable, particularly to primary school-aged children just starting to explore the history of Great Britain, this set also offers helpful reading practice for those who prefer to read fact over fiction.
With unforgettable characters, beautifully plotted stories and wonderful settings, Sunday Times bestselling author Rosie Thomas' stories are perfect for fans of Anita Shreve and Douglas Kennedy.
- RRP £23.97
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- Just £1.16 per book
This three-book collection contains some of her best work. Iris and Ruby is a stirring story of mothers, daughters and the distance between three generations of one family; while Sun at Midnight is an epic and adventurous love story set against the beautiful backdrop of Antarctica.
Constance, meanwhile, follows the life of Connie Thorne, a child left by her mother for strangers to find, and how 40 years later, she has to get over a long-running feud with her sister when tragedy strikes...
A set of three great books from the bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse series, adapted for television by HBO as True Blood, the Aurora Teagarden series is a gripping set of stories starring a strong, charming and unusual heroine.
- RRP £23.97
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- Just £1.16 per book
Discussing the macabre, sinister and downright disgusting, Real Murders is a club with a difference: they drink wine, eat chocolate and talk murder! As harmless as it seems in the beginning, when murder becomes a reality Aurora 'Roe' Teagarden switches the sofa for the spyglass and goes out to find the perpetrator. There is certainly more to this librarian than meets the eye...
Expertly written by Charlaine Harris, the Aurora Teagarden set is a focused combination of upbeat style and tension, a must-read for any fan of True Blood or those with a wider interest in crime fiction.
This collection contains books 1-3 in the Aurora Teagarden series.
A complete sewing course for first-time sewers, or even an aid to the most accomplished stitcher, Sewing School Basics is packed full of useful tips to improve sewing technique.
- RRP £14.99
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Beginning with useful information on what equipment to purchase, uses of common fabrics and how to use paper patterns. 12 workshops build on the most basic of hand-sewing techniques and, once mastered, advanced dressmaking skills are introduced in a step-by-step manner which reinforces the skills learned earlier in the book.
From simple hand-embroidered cushions and throws to shirred sundresses and pleated skirts; and encouraging the development of embroidery, patchwork, quilting, dressmaking and curtain-making techniques; the book - including beautiful colour photographs and artworks - will give you all the skills you need.
OCRS 7 years +7 years +
With the new term fast approaching, Oxford Children?s Rhyming Dictionary is the perfect way for your child to improve their spelling and creative writing over the summer months.
- RRP £9.99
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This book delivers the National Curriculum requirements for writing poetry and, with an easy-to-use index, teaches children how to use dictionaries and thesauri.
Quirky, colourful illustrations and inspiring poems by celebrated poet John Foster keep this book entertaining and will inspire children to pen fun raps, rhymes and poems. With this handy book, you can let your child release their inner poet!
ANST 9 years +9 years +
Containing three hilarious books that are ideal for children aged 9 and over, the Animal Stories Collection introduces a host fun-and-friendly animal characters that are just perfect to join for a spot of night-time reading.
- RRP £18.97
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- Just £1.16 per book
A pig becomes an unlikely national celebrity in A Pig Called Heather; a crazy taxidermist is on the hunt for a not-so-normal feline in Jumble Cat; and in Monkey and Me, a 9-year-old boy finds a hungry chimpanzee alone in an abandoned house.
A side-splitting set of books that are equally charming, the animal stories in the Animal Stories Collection show off the funny side of the furry friends of the animal kingdom.
A brilliantly funny tribute to a true children's classic and a perfect gift, Where the Wild Mums Are finds a mum floating across time and space to a faraway place where she is crowned Queen of the Wild Mums.
- RRP £10.99
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Taking its inspiration from Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, this gift book finds Mum having enough of her home life and stomping off upstairs. When she arrives at the strange and magical place where the wild mums are, she begins to dazzle them with her party tricks and eventually ends up joining their conga...
But despite all these fun and games, Mum soon remembers who she loves best of all! With artwork from award-winning illustrator Sholto Walker, Katie Blackburn's book is sure to make your mum smile!
Missing out on your favourite foods due to having coeliac disease or a wheat intolerance is a thing of the past. In this collection of 60 recipes from Diet Trials, Extreme Skinny Celebrities and Food & Drink's Lyndel Costain there is something for everyone, whatever your reason for going gluten free.
- RRP £9.99
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Providing easy-to-make alternatives to problem foods such as pasta, bread, pastry and cakes, this inspiring selection of gluten-free recipes will make sure that no one need miss out. Packed with expert advice, menu planners and nutritionally analysed recipes including Thai Coconut Chicken, Meringue Roulade and Potato Pizza Margherita, the book is sure to help you on your way to embracing a gluten-free diet.
From how to lose weight with a gluten-free lifestyle to proper feasts and children's favourites, The Gluten-Free Recipe Book will provide you with all of the skills you need to cut out gluten for good - without cutting out flavour!
This 12-book collection is perfect for introducing young children to the stories of the New Testament - from the birth of Jesus through to Noah's Ark and the last supper.
- RRP £59.88
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Whether children want to read the incredible stories for themselves or share them with a parent or guardian at bedtime, the picture books are colourful, beautiful and written in a style that is accessible and explains what is happening in a clear, easy-to-understand language.
A favourite with Book People customers, this is the collection for anyone who wants to introduce Bible stories to children aged 5+. As well as the stories about Jesus, the books also cover David and Goliath, Jonah and the Whale and Joseph's Colourful Coat.
Enhance your mindfulness and increase your happiness with this set of two pocket books.
- RRP £19.98
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- Just £2.00 per book
. Anna Black's The Little Pocket Book of Mindfulness will show you how to stop dwelling on the past and forget your worries about the future. Alongside the inspirational advice, it has mindfulness meditations that will help you respond rather than react and deal with stress in more acceptable ways.
The Little Pocket Book of Happiness offers a more joyous approach to living and thinking. It may help change the way you see the world. Written by Lois Blyth, the charming little book will show how to swap worry and anxiety for joy and contentment and help you unlock the secrets to being happy.
This month-by-month guide to the northern hemisphere night sky will help any stargazer learn all about the sights they can expect over the next 12 months - whether they're observing with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.
- RRP £6.99
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Suitable for use between latitudes 40?N and 60?N, the monthly chapters show the positions and phases of the moon, the positions of the planets and other useful information such as which constellations are on view. Special events including eclipses and meteor showers are also described in detail.
The final section of the book offers expert advice on the best equipment to use, making it a must-have for anyone interested in astronomy.
CTSP 7 years +7 years +
Get children revved up about their favourite vehicles with this comprehensive encyclopedia from the experts at DK. Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes details the most exciting vehicles that float, fly or speed across the land - including the fastest, largest, longest and costliest modes of transportation ever to zoom, sail or soar.
- RRP £16.99
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From classic cars and motorbikes to sailboats and spaceships, explore over 1,000 different vehicles and discover fun facts and figures and about the history of all modern modes of transportation, from the first wheel to the latest hybrids.
An all-encompassing kids' reference book that is packed with photos of all modes of transportation, this will make the perfect gift for any young transport enthusiast.
IICF 3 years +3 years +
With 400 stickers included, children can dress up Izzy the Ice-Cream Fairy in a number of fantastic new outfits.
- RRP £5.99
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Very appealing with its bright pictures and fun-filled activities, this book is just perfect for children aged 3+ who love fairies and fashion.
Tales from a kitchen maid in 1920s London and a Romany family in the 1940s will take you back to a bygone era.
- RRP £27.96
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- Just £1.25 per book
Written by Margaret Powell, the two kitchen maid books follow 15-year-old Margaret as she moves to the houses of London and starts her career at the bottom rung.
Eva Petulengro's two memoirs recall her eventful childhood and manage to recapture the spirit of life on the road in a world that no longer exists.
Written by Pilates pioneer Alycea Ungaro - the woman who brought the first mat Pilates classes to New York nearly 20 years ago - this book can help you streamline your body and focus your mind.
- RRP £12.99
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It includes tailored programmes for beginner, intermediate and advanced level and has 50 exercises that are demonstrated with clear photographs and annotated with expert advice.
If you're looking for some enjoyable exercise that will put you at ease, this book can help you improve posture, muscle tone, balance and joint mobility.
Grab your pens, pencils and paints and prepare to add a dash of colour to the intricately designed letters included in this huge notepad-style colouring book.
- RRP £12.99
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With each page including a different letter or symbol, you can make banners or signs to say 'Congratulations', 'Good Luck' or 'Happy Birthday'. There are plenty of designs to choose from and they've all been designed in style by folk artist Suzy Taylor.
An Orange Prize- and Man Booker-shortlisted novel from Emma Donoghue, the film adaptation of Room has won so many awards and its star Brie Larson deservedly won an Oscar. Now, for a fabulous Book People price, you can discover or re-read this incredible novel.
- RRP £8.99
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Described as 'A triumph' by the Daily Telegraph, the book tells the story from the point of view of 5-year-old Jack. He lives with his Ma in a single, locked room and neither of them have the key... they're prisoners but when they escape, Jack gets to see the real world for the first time - and it's a scary, overwhelming and mainly positive experience.
Beautifully written and guaranteed to appeal to fans of The Lovely Bones, this paperback edition comes with a film-themed jacket.
LALF 3 years +3 years +
From A, B, C to 1, 2, 3 and phonics to counting, these Look and Learn books from Bloomsbury are full of interactive activities and plenty of stickers as they teach children key skills. Each book has a carry handle so children can take them wherever they want as they prepare for big school.
- RRP £19.96
- Save £15.97
- Just £1.00 per book
Children can count over the numbers and count how many animals they can see in the numbers book; find the alphabet stickers and colour in the incredible pictures in the A, B, C book; join the dots and count and find in the counting book; and learn about phonics by playing 'I Spy' and saying the sounds in the phonics book.
The fun learning aspects and interactive nature of the activities make these books perfect for children with an inquisitive nature.