PTND 12 years +12 years +
A combination of The Hunger Games and The Princess Diaries, Amy Alward's (Zoella's editor) The Potion Diaries series is a funny, fresh and action-packed read that follows Sam as she heads off on a magical quest...
- RRP £23.97
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- Just £1.83 per book
The Princess of Nova has accidentally poisoned herself with a love potion and has now fallen head over heels in love with her own reflection. There's a nationwide hunt to find the cure and competitors all over the world are searching for rate ingredients in locations ranging from magical forests to frozen tundras...
Samantha Kemi is an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent. Hailing from a family of respected alchemists who have now fallen on hard times, she knows winning this competition would restore their reputation. But how shall we compete with the power of the ZoroAster megapharma company? She's also having boy trouble and, of course, the quest is all over social media...
Babies love to look at faces and high-contrast images right from birth. Doing this helps stimulate the senses and encourages them to explore the world around them.
- RRP £5.99
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This soft cloth book comes with a mirror and crinkly page and focuses on the animals children will find on the farm.
CELF 7 years +7 years +
Whether you're learning French for a holiday, a business trip or for your GCSE exams, the Collins Easy Learning French Dictionary will help you master the basics of the language!
- RRP £9.99
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Covering everyday French themes, the dictionary also highlights those key curriculum words that will help with exam preparation. There are clear and concise language notes that provide information on common grammatical errors and words some may find confusing, while the book also looks at key cultural differences.
All presented in Collins' accessible style, the dictionary will help you have confidence when it comes to speaking French!
TYPT 7 years +7 years +
Written by Pippa Funnell, an Olympic champion of the eventing world, Tilly's Pony Tails is a series that will appeal to any child who has ever longed for a pony of their own.
- RRP £59.90
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- Just 75.00p per book
Tilly is an adopted child who has a passion for ponies. She only has one clue to her past and that's a bracelet made of plaited horse hair. When she helps rescue Magic Spirit, a rescue horse who has been so badly treated by humans that he won't let anyone close, everything changes...
Invited to help out at Silver Shoe Farm, it soon becomes apparent that Tilly has a very special bond with the horses and it's not long before she embarks on a number of adventures. The stories in this collection are accompanied by advice on riding and owning a pony.
- RRP £12.99
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Ainsley Harriott is the master of fast, flavoursome and fabulous food and he has created a collection of mouthwatering recipes that use a maximum of five ingredients. From fresh salads to succulent fish and meat dishes, from vegetarian delights to tempting desserts, this practical, fuss-free book is absolutely perfect for the time-short, budget-conscious cook.
Full of vibrant vegetarian (and a few vegan!) recipes full of nourishment, Bowls of Goodness is a book bursting with new ideas for simple suppers.
- RRP £18.99
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With food that is all about balance and fun, the dishes are wholesome and cover everything from home-cooked comfort food to plant-based recipes, salads and smoothies - all foods that can be served in a bowl.
All very tasty, among the highlights are creamy avocado and crispy kale soba noodles, a cosmic green smoothie and chai-poached bears with coconut ice cream.
Lily Vanilli's bakes are famous for their unique flavour combinations, spectacular design and exquisite taste. In Sweet Tooth, Lily offers over 100 easy-to-follow recipes for a range of inspirational cakes and treats. In this gorgeous baking book, Lily uniquely combines the techniques that need to be mastered in order to become a skilled baker with innovative and mouth-watering recipes. Lily takes you behind the scenes of her popular bakery and shows you how to move from the cupcake on to layer cakes, tarts, biscuits, meringues, confectionery and ice cream. With many tips and advice on decorating techniques, as well as developing your own recipes, this is a great book for anyone who wants to make sweets!
- RRP £20.00
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Love it or hate it, Marmite is an iconic brand and now you can show your love for the tasty (or not!) yeast extract with this stationery set. It contains a notebook and a desk pad so you can jot down all your important reminders - including when you've reached the end of your jar of Marmite!
ST2569 3 years +3 years +
Fun to make and great for decorating a room, these 200 beautifully illustrated paper links feature artwork from the world of The Very Hungry Caterpillar illustrator Eric Carle and are sure to delight any young fans of the classic book as they make their own paper chains.
- RRP £5.95
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Dimensions: 180 x 250mm
A gift wrap solution that is quick, easy and stylish, a wrapelope lets you present your gifts in a very convenient fashion. Perfect for storing books and many other treats, the wrapelope is a contemporary gift bag with a distinctive bow and funky design that can even be reused time and time again.
LGPS 7 years +7 years +
This unique collection of revision books uses three different approaches to help children engage with the different topics of spelling, grammar and punctuation and achieve success at Key Stage 2 level.
- RRP £16.97
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- Just £1.66 per book
Whether your children learn best by seeing, hearing or doing (or even if a mixture of the three works well for them), these easy-to-follow books are sure to help them find the answers they need for the notoriously difficult topics of spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Featured in the collection are a practice workbook, a revision guide and even some practice test papers.
In a career now spanning six decades, Dame Maggie Smith has firmly established herself as one of the world's favourite actresses. This biography sheds some light on the lady behind Professor McGonagall's pointy hat.
- RRP £20.00
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Famously private, this book has been published with Maggie's approval and is written by Michael Coveney, one of the few writers lucky enough to have interviewed her in recent years. Covering her glorious career in detail, from her days starring in the West End to a role alongside Laurence Olivier in Othello and her Academy Award-winning performance in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, up to the more recent fare including the Harry Potter series and Downton Abbey, the book provides a fascinating glimpse of the real Maggie Smith.
Drawing on personal archives, interviews and his own encounters with Maggie, alongside conversations with immediate family and close friends, the fully up-to-date book not only celebrates Maggie Smith's incredible work on stage and on screen but also takes a look at the personal experiences that have shaped her as a person.
A must-have book about a true national treasure.
SITS 9 years +9 years +
Children aged between 8 and 12, who are fascinated by space and all things out of this world, will be enthralled by Clive Gifford's Space in 30 Seconds. Offering an entertaining look at what really happens in space, the 30 topics are covered in 30-second soundbites and supported by 3-second flash summaries, all complemented by cartoon-style illustrations and then 3-minute active missions to test young minds. Among the topics covered are the Big Bang theory, the way scientists believe the universe may end and worm holes, dark matter and even aliens. A great piece of non-fiction for an inquisitive and imaginative child aged 8 plus.
- RRP £9.99
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CN0180 3 years +3 years +
Suitable for readers and non-readers aged 3 and over, Home Sweet Home is a fun memory-and-matching game.
- RRP £7.99
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The aim of the game is to be the first to collect all the objects into your room. All children have to do is choose a board and then spreading the object cards picture side down.
They will then take it in turn to look at the object card and see if it belongs on their colour-coded playing board. The winner is the first to fit all their objects into the room!
Dimensions: 205 x 145mm
Ages 3 plus
CT0576 3 years +3 years +
With its sticker book, colouring book, doodle pad, colouring pencils, felt tips, eraser, HB pencil and sharpener, this tin of activities is a real hoot!
- RRP £12.00
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Sure to keep children as young as 3 entertained for a long time, you'd be wise to grab yourself one of them today.
Dimensions: 300 x 280mm
This fantastic fox gives children something to warm and cosy up with on any cold evening.
Simply pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds to a minute and then snuggle up in front of a favourite TV show or film with it - it's like a lovely hot water bottle in the shape of Freddie Fox!
The fox has a lovely lavender scent.
Not suitable for children under 36 months. For microwave use only. Heat for a maximum of 1 minute.
Everyone loves a good Christmas carol, and Christmas Carols: From Village Green to Church Choir by Andrew Gant is filled with 20 festive favourites alongside little-known histories, great anecdotes and heart-warming stories about each of the best-loved Christmas songs.
- RRP £9.99
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Carols have the power to evoke a special kind of winter ambience - but how do they do it? In the book, Andrew Gant unravels the captivating - and sometimes surprising - tales of great musicians, thinkers, saints, monks and drunks, helping readers to discover the stories of how their favourite Christmas carols came to be.
Brimming with expert knowledge, charming tales and all of the lyrics and melodic scores you will need to perform the best-loved yuletide classics, Christmas Carols is a fittingly festive and joyous account of the time-honoured tradition of Christmas caroling.
Anyone who loves dogs will adore this book by the popular TV presenter and lifelong animal lover, Kate Humble.
- RRP £16.99
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In it, she examines the heart-warming relationship between man and his best friend. Using her journey with the sheepdog puppy Teg (who has grown up on her farm) as a basis for her examination of the bond, she looks at how it came to be that man became so close to our four-legged friends.
Packed with stories about rescue dogs, guide dogs, service dogs and medical dogs, this is a barking brilliant book for dog lovers everywhere.
Phil Tufnell (or Tuffers, as he's now more commonly known from his time in the Jungle and on Question of Sport) is a cricket legend and national treasure. In this book he's chosen his very own Hall of Fame - and it's packed with legends of the sport, offbeat characters and various surprises.
- RRP £18.99
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From boyhood heroes to favourite team-mates and toughest opponents to unforgettable umpires and brilliant broadcasters, Phil provides an analysis of a very diverse and enchanting cast of cricketing legends with typical Tuffers wit.
He even adds some truly surprising non-cricketing inductees into his personal Hall of Fame. Showcasing the most charming characters in cricket, this is a great gift for anyone who loves the summer sport.
This three-book collection will act as the perfect introduction to the highly acclaimed author Rumer Godden.
- RRP £29.97
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- Just £1.66 per book
Including Black Narcissus, the novel that inspired an Academy Award-winning film in 1947, the books are all full of high emotion, intensity and drama.
Black Narcissus is the story of a sisterhood of nuns on a mission in Himalayan India, while Breakfast with the Nikolides is a coming-of-age story set in post-colonial East Bengal and Kingfishers Catch Fire tells the story of a young English woman's dramatic and disturbing experiences in Himalayan Kashmir.
Stories that will stay with you long after you've finished reading them, this is a collection not to be missed!
A heartbreaking memoir from Paul and Coral Jones, April tells the story of the shocking abduction and murder of their beloved five-year-old daughter, April.
- RRP £16.99
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Throughout the ordeal, Paul Jones kept a diary of his thoughts and feelings and this book reveals them for the first time - portraying a searingly honest account of unimaginable emotional pain. Both parents speak of their love for their daughter, their feelings during the search and the draining ordeal of facing paedophile Mark Bridge in court during the trial in which he was convicted of her murder and abduction.
The entire nation was shocked by April's disappearance from Machynllech, Wales in October 2012 in shocking circumstances that sparked the biggest police search in UK history. This harrowing book tells of the heartbreak her parents faced throughout this horrific period.
Following a glorious career that took in spells at Manchester United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain, as well as captaining England for 58 of his record-breaking (for an outfield player) 115 caps, this is David Beckham's story in his own words.
- RRP £25.00
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Beautifully illustrated with 150 of his favourite images throughout, the book covers everything from his emergence as one of 'Fergie's Fledglings' that won the Premier League and FA Cup double in 1996 to the dark days of his World Cup red card in 1998 and then how he changed the public perception of him by captaining the national team's qualification to many major tournaments.
Becks also discusses his role in the Treble-winning United team of 1999 and his achievements in Spain, how he helped change the Americans' love of soccer and his stints in Italy and France.
AN0370 6 years +6 years +
Talk to the hand... and it might just talk back!
- RRP £9.99
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This futuristic set contains four robot hand puppets that children can make themselves (with adult supervision, of course). A great way to not only help children unleash their creativity but also develop their cognitive and hand-eye coordination skills, these will quickly become new friends and be used time and time again during playtime.
Full instructions are included and all you need is a little glue to put them together.
Contains small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years.
Dimensions: 320mm x 235mm x 10mm