Story Books Clearance Sale

  • Aliens Love Underpants Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9781471169533 - Claire Freedman & Ben Cort
    XALVP
    (2)
    • £9.49
    • RRP £48.93
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    • Just £1.36 per book
    Please note: This collection is shrink-wrapped and does not come in a box.
    Pirates, aliens, dinosaurs, monsters... They all love underpants and so will you with this funny seven-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. There's even a book about Aliens loving Dinopants!

    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!
    Format: paperback
  • LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241287019
    LGDC 7 years +
    7 years +
    (6)
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.30 per book
    Including an exclusive Minifigure of Batman, this 10-book collection gives young superhero fans the chance to learn more about Batman, Superman and many more of the heroes and villains from the DC Comics universe.

    Full of facts about the characters and their battles, it will tell you who their friends and foes are and focuses on some of the best builds you can make inspired by them.

    Format: Hardback
  • The Adventures of Pug Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781526604378 - Laura James
    APUG 7 years +
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £5.49
    • RRP £17.97
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    • Just £1.83 per book
    You'll want to give this pug a hug as he helps your children get into reading!

    Pug is a dog who's always on an adventure. Throughout these books, he heads to the high seas in a smart sailor suit despite being scared of water; learns all about the Wild West (and how to be a cowboy!) with his faithful companion Lady Miranda; and has a scary run-in with a lion while on safari one night.

    Written by Laura James and illustrated in full colour by Eglantine Ceuelemans, these are funny adventures for children who love animals, especially friendly doggies!
  • Stinkbomb & Ketchup Face Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780192771919 - John Dougherty
    SBKF 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £7.49
    • RRP £34.95
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face are two characters your children will be excited to meet. Stupendously hilarious, their crazy adventures are full of anarchic fun and are sure to delight any fan of the Barry Loser stories.

    Written by John Dougherty, the stories feature artwork from Mr Gum illustrator David Tazzyman and are full of nail-biting, silly and mildly perilous adventure. There are dodgy badgers, porcupines and pizzas hanging about, too...

    Format: paperback
  • Noddy Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781444943184 - Enid Blyton
    NODY 5 years +
    5 years +
    (4)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £79.90
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    • Just 70p per book
    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 full-length stories and illustrations. The stories follow the famous 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
  • Famous Five on a Treasure Island Colour Gift Edition - Hardback - 9781444937749 - Enid Blyton
    CF0135 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This is a very special edition of Enid Blyton's classic novel, Five on a Treasure Island. It includes a selection of beautiful, full-colour illustrations by Babette Cole.

    A wonderful gift, this is the book that introduced Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog and it follows the gang as they search for treasure on a shipwreck off Kirrin Island. However, they're not alone...
  • Bottoms Up! Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780141366272 - Jeanne Willis & Adam Stower
    ADST 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £2.99
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    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.
  • Alice in Wonderland Mini Classic - Paperback - 9781782098430 - Lewis Carroll
    AIWM 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £1.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Children will want to make a very important date with this mini edition of Lewis Carroll's classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass.

    One of the most famous stories of all time, the text is fully unabridged while the characters and scenes have been reimagine in 25 beautiful, full-colour illustrations by Martina Peluso.
  • Camilla and Friends: Pink Limo Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781786926418 - Tim Bugbird
    CFPL 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.99
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Coming in a cool - and fetching pink - limo-shaped box, these 10 charming stories are all about fairies, cute animals and even a polar bear.

    Filled with sweet illustrations, fun text and coming with four stacking blocks, these are exciting books that children will love and return to again and again.

    Perfect for sharing, these padded hardbacks feature cool characters including Camilla the Cupcake Fairy, Paulette the Pinkest Puppy and Posie the Kitten.

    Format: hardback
  • Pride and Prejudice - Paperback - 9780141439518 - Jane Austen
    AADZH 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £3.49
    • RRP £4.99
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    Jane Austen's classic 1813 novel Pride and Prejudice has been adapted into an extremely popular BBC series starring Colin Firth, and an Oscar-nominated film starring Keira Knightley. Based in Longbourn in Hertfordshire, the story follows the provincial middle-class Bennet family and shows the folly of judging by first impressions. When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks he is arrogant and conceited, while he is indifferent to her good looks and lively mind. When she discovers Darcy has involved himself in the troubled relationship between his friend Bingley and her beloved sister Jane, she is determined to dislike him more than ever.

  • Journey's End - Paperback - 9780141183268 - RC Sherriff
    AADTJ 12 years +
    12 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    Set in the First World War, "Journey's End" concerns a group of British officers on the front line and opens in a dugout in the trenches in France. Raleigh, a new eighteen-year-old officer fresh out of English public school, joins the besieged company of his friend and cricketing hero Stanhope, and finds him dramatically changed ...Laurence Olivier starred as Stanhope in the first performance of "Journey's End" in 1928; the play was an instant stage success and remains a remarkable anti-war classic.
  • King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table - Paperback - 9781406318661 - Marcia Williams
    AASGC
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    This title presents a comic-strip re-telling of some of Britain's best-loved stories and legends. Aided by the magician Merlin, Arthur draws the sword from the stone to become King of Britain, and Lord of the Knights of the Round Table. Read of their valiant deeds as King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, Sir Galahad and other heroic knights rescue maidens, defend Excalibur and search for the Grail. Also publishing this month are "God and His Creations" and "Sindbad the Sailor".
  • Oxford School Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice - Paperback - 9780198328674 - William Shakespeare
    ACDEZ 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £4.49
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    Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. The Merchant of Venice is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes.
  • The Tempest - Paperback - 9780198325000 - William Shakespeare
    ACDEW 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £4.49
    • RRP £6.99
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    Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. The Tempest is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes.
  • Hamlet - Paperback - 9780198328704 - William Shakespeare
    ACDFC 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £4.49
    • RRP £6.99
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    Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. Hamlet is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes.
  • About a Boy - Paperback - 9780141007335 - Nick Hornby
    ACGLQ 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Will is a rich, child-free and irresponsible Londoner in his thirties who, in his search for available women, invents an imaginary son and starts attending single parent meetings. As a result of one of his liaisons he meets Marcus, a strange 12-year-old boy with problems at school. Gradually, Will and Marcus become friends and, as Will teaches Marcus how to be a cool kid, Marcus helps Will to finally grow up.
  • The Woman in Black - Hardback - 9781846685620 - Susan Hill
    ACSCJ 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    First published in 1983, The Woman in Black is Susan Hill's best-loved novel, and the basis for the UK's second longest ever running stage play, and a major film starring Daniel Radcliffe. Arthur Kipps, a young lawyer, travels to a remote village to put the affairs of a recently deceased client, Alice Drablow in order. As he works alone in her isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover disturbing secrets - and his unease grows when he glimpses a mysterious woman dressed in black. The locals are strangely unwilling to talk about the unsettling occurrence, and Kipps is forced to uncover the true identity of the Woman in Black on his own, leading to a desperate race against time when he discovers her true intent...
  • The Sleeping Sword - Paperback - 9781405239622 - Michael Morpurgo
    ADVAA 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    From former Children's Laureate and award-winning author Michael Morpurgo comes The Sleeping Sword, reissued with a beautiful new cover.

    When Bun Bendle is struck blind he feels like he is drowning in blackness. But the discovery of an ancient tomb and a strangely familiar sword changes him forever.

    For Bun, a centuries-old power may lead to a bright future.
  • The Last Wolf - Paperback - 9780440865070 - Michael Morpurgo
    ADVCI 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    With The Last Wolf, Michael Morpurgo has created a sweeping and dramatic story in the time of Bonnie Prince Charlie.

    This spellbinding tale is complemented perfectly by Michael Foreman's illustrations. Robbie McLeod and a wolf cub, both orphaned, venture far from their birthplace, a land of rebellious fighters and vicious redcoats.

    There is little constancy in Robbie's adventurous life, save for the companionship of his wolf. But when at last Robbie finds a place where he can peacefully make his home, he knows in his heart that the wolf must find his own natural home too...
  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Penguin English Library Edition) - Paperback - 9780141389509 - Robert Louis Stevenson
    AFOSS 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £3.99
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    'All human beings, as we meet them, are commingled out of good and evil: and Edward Hyde, alone in the ranks of mankind, was pure evil' Published as a 'shilling shocker', Robert Louis Stevenson's dark psychological fantasy gave birth to the idea of the split personality. The story of respectable Dr Jekyll's strange association with 'damnable young man' Edward Hyde; the hunt through fog-bound London for a killer; and the final revelation of Hyde's true identity is a chilling exploration of humanity's basest capacity for evil. This edition also includes Stevenson's chilling story 'The Bottle Imp'. The "Penguin English Library" - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.
  • Collins Classics: Oliver Twist - Paperback - 9780007350889 - Charles Dickens
    ASZHS
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    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'Oliver Twist has asked for more!' Fleeing the workhouse, Oliver finds himself taken under the wing of the Artful Dodger and caught up with a group of pickpockets in London. As he tries to free himself from their clutches he becomes immersed in the seedy underbelly of the Capital, amongst criminals, prostitutes and the homeless. Dickens scathing attack on the cruelness of Victorian Society features some of his most memorable and enduring characters, including innocent Oliver himself, the Artful Dodger, Fagin, Bill Sikes and Nancy.
  • Oliver Twist - Hardback - 9781402726651 - Charles Dickens
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    Dickens' timeless novel transports young readers to a colorful Victorian England filled with mistreated orphans, grim workhouses and gangs of thieving children. The hero finds himself in dire circumstances but escapes to London, where he becomes involved with criminals...and finally finds a real home. Abridged for easier reading and carefully rewritten, with "Classic Starts[trademark]", young readers can experience the wonder of timeless stories from an early age.
  • Romeo and Juliet - Paperback - 9780007902361 - William Shakespeare
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    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night.' Arguably the greatest love story ever told, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet continues to touch modern audiences with its passionate depiction of the tragic romance between two young lovers. With a bitter feud between their respective families, Romeo and Juliet's love is troubled from the start, and through their relationship, Shakespeare shows the fine line between love, hatred, comedy and tragedy.
  • The Tempest - Paperback - 9780007902354 - William Shakespeare
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    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'We are such stuff As dreams are made on; and our little life Is rounded with a sleep.' Magical and dreamlike in its tone, Shakespeare's The Tempest begins with a storm of epic proportions and a shipwreck. Banished from Italy, Prospero lives on a remote island with his daughter. Using his magic, he vows to seek revenge on the injustice dealt to him by his brother, but in doing so, Shakespeare questions the difficulty of distinguishing 'men' from 'monsters', and the realities of justice.