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Classic Children's Collections

  • The Brambly Hedge Library Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780007610167 - Jill Barklem
    BRMH 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £60.92
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    Jill Barklem's Brambly Hedge stories about some friendly mice have entertained children for over 30 years and this collection has eight little hardback books for the whole family to enjoy time and time again.

    The little mice enjoy a snow ball in the middle of winter; Primrose is frightened by an autumn shower; and Wilfred scrambles up a rock face only to find he can't get back down.

    Beautifully illustrated in a style similar to Beatrix Potter, you and your children will love exploring the miniature world of the hedgerow and meeting the families who call it home.
  • The Famous Five Collection - 22 Books - Collection - 9781444936278 - Enid Blyton
    FFCC 7 years +
    Enid Blyton
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £22.00
    • RRP £153.78
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    With mysteries, adventure and lashings of ginger beer, The Famous Five have entertained generations of young readers. In fact, the books have never been out of print!

    Here, in a keepsake box, you can enjoy all 22 novels that follow Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog as they visit some thrilling places and explore and uncover all sorts of secrets. To complete the set, there's a book of short stories about our favourite would-be detectives.

    From Kirrin Island to the lighthouse at Demon's Rocks and farms, castles, caves and secret passages galore, the gang outwit thieves, seek hidden treasure and encounter spook trains in their exciting journeys. Illustrated by Eileen Soper, this complete set of books shows how courage and determination can always help children achieve great things.
  • CSAC 7 years +
    Lewis Carroll et al
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £50.00
    • Save £40.01
    Providing over 10 hours of entertainment, this classic collection includes four complete and unabridged stories from Lewis Carroll, Dick King-Smith, Antoine de Saint-Expery and E.B. White.

    The timeless tales have resonated with young readers for over 70 years and the CDs will come in handy on both long journeys and before bedtime.

    The stories will take you everywhere from the farmyard to Wonderland and even into outer space. The whole family will be riveted as they listen again and again.

    Box size: 128 x 127mm, 10 CDs. Running time approx 10 hours, 51 minutes.

    Titles in this collection: Charlotte's Web - Discs 1-3
    The Little Prince - Discs 1-2
    The Sheep Pig - Discs 1-2
    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Discs 1-3
  • Michael Morpurgo Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9780007963027 - Michael Morpurgo
    MCHM 9 years +
    Michael Morpurgo
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £13.00
    • RRP £82.88
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    • Just £1.08 per book
    One of the most popular children's authors around, Michael Morpurgo has won many awards and is a former Children's Laureate. Our latest unbelievable value collection brings together 12 of his beloved books including Farm Boy (the sequel to War Horse), Shadow and A Medal for Leroy.

    Poignant, powerful and heartbreaking reads for children who love animals and are fascinated by the events of war, these books will leave a lasting impression on all who read them. They are exceptionally well written and will show children how powerful humanity can be.

    These touching books are perfect for children aged 9 and over and will help to introduce many important themes that they will encounter over the years ahead.
  • Classic Tales Picture Book Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781787001336
    CTPB 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £83.88
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    These adaptations of classic stories and fairy tales will delight children of all ages. They're perfect for sharing with children at reading time and the likes of The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Beowulf the Brave and The Velveteen Rabbit are all included.

    With their beautifully appealing artwork, they are stories you may remember from your own childhood but they have been retold in an accessible way and with a completely fresh look.

    Children will love falling down the rabbit-hole into Wonderland; following the Yellow Brick Road to meet the Wizard of Oz; and dancing to the tune of The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt: Backpack and 3 Book Collection - Collection - 9781406375824 - Michael Rosen
    BHBP 3 years +
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £27.00
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    • Just £2.66 per book
    Children can store everything they need for their next bear hunt with this incredible backpack inspired by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury's classic story.

    The backpack is filled with fun stuff including a paperback edition of We're Going on a Bear Hunt, a colouring book and an activity book.

    A classic picture book, this is a beautiful gift bundle for any children who like to splish and splosh their way through the forest to find that elusive bear.
  • MMAC 9 years +
    Michael Morpurgo
    9 years +
    (3)
    • £17.99
    • RRP £80.00
    • Save £62.01
    With 10 unabridged stories across 28 CDs and an approximate running time of 29 hours, this collection of audiobooks from Michael Morpurgo is full of simply wonderful stories.

    Including the likes of Private Peaceful, Born to Run and War Horse - the book that inspired both the long-running West End play and blockbuster film directed by Steven Spielberg - these are wonderful stories that will be listened to over and over again. The whole family will be captivated on long journeys.

    The books are read by a host of actors and celebrities including Derek Jacobi, Jenny Agutter, Luke Treadaway and even Michael himself!

    CDs in this collection:
    War Horse (Discs 1-3), The Butterfly Lion (Discs 1-2), Kaspar (Discs 1-2), Private Peaceful (Discs 1-4), Farm Boy, Born to Run (Discs 1-3), Kensuke's Kingdom (Discs 1-3), Shadow (Discs 1-3), An Elephant in the Garden (Discs 1-4), The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips (Discs 1-3)
  • The Secret Seven Collection - 16 Books - Collection - 9781444936285 - Enid Blyton
    SVCC 7 years +
    Enid Blyton
    7 years +
    • £14.00
    • RRP £111.84
    • Save £97.84
    • Just 88.00p per book
    Written by Enid Blyton - one of the world's favourite children's writers and the author who brought the world The Famous Five, Malory Towers and The Naughtiest Girl series - The Secret Seven are a group of friends who meet in a shed and solve some startling mysteries.

    Peter, his sister Janet, and their friends Jack, Colin, George, Pam and Barbara make up the Secret Seven. They meet in a shed with 'S.S' on the door and to get in you'll need to know the password and wear the right badge. Peter is head of the society and he makes jolly well sure that everyone abides by the rules...

    While the gang eat cake and drink lemonade, they puzzle over the peculiar goings-on in their local community and make it their mission to put things right. To do this, they have to keep watch, search for clues and ask the right questions. From burglaries to stolen animals and missing children, there's always a case to be cracked!

    Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
    Format: Paperback
  • The Little Miss Collection: 20 Books in a Box - Collection - 9780603572913 - Roger Hargreaves
    LMIT 3 years +
    Roger Hargreaves
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £59.80
    • Save £51.80
    • Just 40.00p per book
    This tray of Little Miss books will bring a smile to the face of your children that is just as big as Little Miss Sunshine's.

    Favourites with children for many years, there are 20 books to enjoy and all of the most popular characters are featured, including Little Miss Naughty, Little Miss Chatterbox and Little Miss Trouble.

    The brilliant value of this collection is simply unbelievable and the tray-shaped box makes it convenient for storing. A lovely collection for any fans of Roger Hargreaves' creations.
  • Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9780141371337 - Roald Dahl
    NROJ 7 years +
    Roald Dahl
    7 years +
    (38)
    • £20.00
    • RRP £98.85
    • Save £78.85
    • Just £1.33 per book
    There are no other authors quite like Roald Dahl. A supreme storyteller with a wicked sense of humour, his characters and stories are timeless and unforgettable.

    With striking new artwork to celebrate the Roald Dahl 100 celebrations and a keepsake slipcase featuring Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations, this 15-book collection brings together all Dahl's classic children's novels.

    From Mr. Hoppy and Mrs Silver to Mr. & Mrs Twit; and from giant peaches to magic medicines; this is a collection bursting with unique characters, hilarious situations and unforgettable storylines - as well as Dahl's wicked sense of humour.

    An essential addition to any bookshelf, the likes of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Witches and Fantastic Mr. Fox have shocked, excited and entertained generations of children and now's your chance to own them all - whatever your age!

    Format - Paperback
  • Winnie-the-Pooh in Colour Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781405284332 - AA Milne
    WTPC 7 years +
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £35.00
    • Save £27.01
    • Just £2.00 per book
    One of the iconic characters from children's literature, Winnie-the-Pooh was first published in 1926 and continues to remain a favourite with children and families today.

    This slipcased collection includes four of the friendly bear's classic stories and all of the high-quality books feature E.H. Shepard's original illustrations in full colour.

    As well as Pooh bear, the heart-warming stories feature other iconic characters including Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore and Christopher Robin. Each book is funny, imaginative and celebrates the joy of friendship.
  • Julia Donaldson Audio Collection - 10 CDs - Collection - 9781447253235 - Julia Donaldson
    GFCD 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    (25)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £40.00
    • Save £32.00
    • Just 80.00p per book
    The Gruffalo has become one of the most-loved children's characters of all time and this 10-CD collection brings him, and many of his equally brilliant friends from Julia Donaldson's collection of books, to life in audio format.

    Perfect for long journeys and for keeping children entertained whatever the weather, among those delivering the soothing, rhyming stories are Imelda Staunton, Alexander Armstrong and even Julia Donaldson herself!

    A Squash and a Squeeze is a charming story; while Room on the Broom is hilarious; and The Snail and the Whale is quite rightly regarded as a children's classic. There is even The Gruffalo Song and Other Songs included, a CD which contains some of Julia's very own fun-filled action songs for children aged 3 and over.
  • Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801251 - Julia Donaldson
    JDZB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (29)
    • £10.00
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom... when it comes to books for toddlers, Julia Donaldson can't be beaten and you'll find all these and more in this brilliant 10-book collection.

    Sure to quickly become bedtime favourites, our collection also includes Julia Donaldson stories that may not be as well known but are just as delightful. With flowing, rhyming copy and illustrations from the likes of Axel Scheffler, Rebecca Cobb and Emily Gravett, we just know your toddlers will love The Snail and the Whale, The Paper Dolls and Cave Baby.

    Stories to be returned to time and time again and perfect for shared reading, you will not find these amazing picture books at a lower price. A must for any young reader!

    Format: Paperback
  • Little Miss: The Complete Collection - 37 Books - Collection - 9780603570537 - Roger Hargreaves
    LMCC Toddlers
    Roger Hargreaves
    Toddlers
    (5)
    • £24.99
    • RRP £110.63
    • Save £85.64
    • Just 68.00p per book
    Everyone loves the Mr. Men and Little Miss stories. They've been bestsellers and firm favourites with children ever since Roger Hargreaves first introduced them in the 1970s - and with his son Adam Hargreaves taking over the mantle, they still entertain young readers and families around the world today.

    Our Little Miss Collection contains 37 books featuring familiar characters like Little Miss Sunshine, Little Miss Bossy and Little Miss Naughty. Fun-packed stories that are a delight to read through together and share, they'll make sure bedtime reading is full of laughter.

    Coming in a delightful display box, this collection also includes more recent additions to the Little Miss family - including Mr. Bump's equally clumsy sister Little Miss Whoops, the rather festive Little Miss Christmas and the simply adorable (and brand new) Little Miss Hug!
  • Miffy Collection with Plush Toy - 10 Books - Collection - 9781471160684 - Dick Bruna
    MIFY Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (3)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £37.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
    Coming with a cute little key ring-sized cuddly toy, this 10-book collection of Miffy books finds the famous bunny learning to ride a bike; celebrating a birthday; and having fun in the snow.

    Dick Bruna's famous artwork is accompanied by new text from the award-winning poet, Tony Mitton. Working closely with the Dutch publisher so they retain the classic feel of the stories, these books are bursting with warmth and friendliness.

    An iconic character from children's books, Miffy enjoys seeing the animals at the zoo; prepares for the arrival of a new baby brother or sister; and heads off to the seaside - all familiar situations children will love reading about.
  • The Shirley Hughes Nursery Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406372823 - Shirley Hughes
    SHRL Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (6)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £61.90
    • Save £53.90
    • Just 80.00p per book
    The author of Dogger and Alfie, Shirley Hughes is one of the world's favourite children's authors and her traditional style of artwork has become iconic.

    This collection, presented in a beautiful cloth bag, will introduce nursery-aged children to a number of first concepts and experiences, including the alphabet, numbers and colours.

    The set also contains a book covering every season of the year. With their gentle text and beautiful artwork, these are books that will be returned to time and time again as children grow up and learn with them.
  • The Complete Harry Potter Collection - 7-Book Box Set - Collection - 9781408856772 - JK Rowling
    HRYP 9 years +
    9 years +
    (13)
    • £27.00
    • RRP £59.99
    • Save £32.99
    • Just £3.86 per book
    If you're lucky enough to have tickets to see The Cursed Child on stage or enjoyed watching Eddie Redmayne's performance as Newt Scamander in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film, then why not head back to Platform 9 3/4, climb aboard the Hogwarts Express and enjoy the Complete Harry Potter Collection for a magical price. Presented in a gorgeous slipcase, these editions of J. K. Rowling's classics come complete with stunning cover illustrations from Jonny Duddle.

    A phenomenon like no other, Harry's incredible journey begins with The Philosopher's Stone. Unhappily living in a cupboard under the stairs at his aunt's, he's visited by a giant called Rubeus Hagrid who delivers the most astonishing news - Harry's a wizard. As he heads to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry makes friends with Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, meets oh-so-wise Professor Dumbledore and the complex Severus Snape and their incredible adventure begins. But evil in the shape of Lord Voldemort is getting ever closer - and the Dark Lord has his sights set firmly on Harry.

    Throughout the seven books, Harry learns what it means to be a Gryffindor student and the value of friendship and trust. The eight films starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint were a record-breaking success and now you can relive the stories where it all began time and time again with this amazing Harry Potter box set - Expecto Patronum!
  • Ladybird: Key Words Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780723296782
    LKWC 4 years +
    4 years +
    (8)
    • £27.00
    • RRP £107.64
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    • Just 75.00p per book
    With three books each spread across one of 12 different reading levels, Key Words with Peter and Jane uses some of the most frequent words in the English language as a starting point for learning to read successfully and confidently.

    Series A introduces new words, Series B provides further practice of these words and then Series C links reading with writing and phonics. All the words introduced in Series A and B are then reinforced in Series C.

    Scientifically researched and world renowned, the books follow Peter and Jane as they explore and have adventures. The traditional Ladybird style of artwork makes these great for parents to read along with children, too.
  • Moomin Picture Book Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780141375045 - Tove Jansson
    MMIN 3 years +
    Tove Jansson
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £41.94
    • Save £33.95
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Inspired by Tove Jansson's much-loved Moomins stories, these picture books will introduce children to the friendly characters and are full of simple plots and funny antics.

    Throughout the books, Moomintroll celebrates his birthday but thinks people have forgotten all about it. When there's a knock on the door, he wonders who it can be...

    He also has to look after a special telescope but won't share it with anyone. It's not long before he's bored on his own and learns to appreciate the value of sharing; and starts to miss his best friend, Snuffkin, as he travels south for the winter.
  • Enid Blyton's Friendly Folk Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780603571527 - Enid Blyton
    EBFF 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £41.94
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    • Just 83.00p per book
    Children aged 7 and over will already be familiar with Enid Blyton, the author of the Famous Five, Secret Seven and Naughtiest Girl series of books, so this collection of her early Friendly Folk stories is perfect if you're looking to inspire a lifelong love of reading in your child.

    Featuring a cast of fairies, pixies and other magical creatures including the familiar faces Pip and Brer Rabbit, the stories are gentle and heart-warming. Perfect for those children who are just starting to read on their own.

    Wonderfully traditional and appealing with its old-fashioned text, this collection is the ideal introduction to one of the finest children's authors of all time.
  • Hairy Maclary and Friends Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780141375922 - Lynley Dodd
    HYMC 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £10.00
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £49.90
    • Just £1.00 per book
    This collection brings together 10 lively stories starring author and illustrator Lynley Dodd's lovable character, Hairy Maclary.

    The marvellously scruffy mutt goes on all sorts of comical adventures throughout the books and they're all described with wonderfully flowing text.

    An irresistible collection for preschoolers, they'll be laughing out loud as the dog comes up against Scarface Claw, the biggest cat in the neighbourhood; stars in a dog show; and meets the one and only Zachary Quack.
  • The Jungle Book Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781509827213 - Rudyard Kipling
    JNBK 9 years +
    Rudyard Kipling
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.97
    • Save £10.98
    • Just £1.33 per book
    With the new Disney live-action/CGI adaptation of The Jungle Book proving to be one of the hits of 2016, now is the perfect time to rediscover Rudyard Kipling's book of short stories that inspired the animal adventure - and this collection includes its sequel and Just So Stories as well.

    First published in 1894, the most famous story in The Jungle Book follows man cub Mowgli as he's raised by wolves in the Indian jungle and comes face-to-face with incredible creatures including Baloo the 'sleepy brown bear', the python Kaa, black panther Bagheera and the fearsome tiger, Shere Khan. There are also many other short stories and poems to enjoy and The Second Jungle Book continues where this left off.

    Featuring Kipling's own illustrations, Just So Stories contains 12 magical tales that reveal how the camel got his hump, how an elephant got his trunk and how a leopard got his spots.
  • Guess How Much I Love You Seasons Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781406372045 - Sam McBratney
    GHMS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.96
    • Save £17.97
    • Just £1.50 per book
    Sam McBratney's Guess How Much I Love You is one of the classic children's picture books and this collection shows how Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare's love remains strong throughout every season of the year.

    Featuring the charming artwork of Anita Jeram, each book focuses on one of the seasons. In the spring, Little Nutbrown Hare loves to play outside while everything grows and changes; he just loves the vibrant colours of summer; a big surprise is blown his way by the autumn wind; and in winter he gets to see snow. Will he be able to outwit Big Nutbrown Hare?

    Perfect for sharing, this collection will not only teach children about the differences between the seasons but also celebrate the bond between child and parent.
  • ALKOA 3 years +
    Michael Bond
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £3.00
    Enjoy eight delightful Paddington story books in this special gift edition suitcase. Children's favourite, Paddington Bear is a distinguished small bear of earnest good intentions who gets drawn into mishap and adventure at every turn. Thankfully his great sense of logic and determination manage to get him out of most scrapes, albeit in perhaps some rather unconventional ways. Find out what happens when Paddington gets all the wrong kind of attention at the zoo, how he skyrockets on a funfair ride and how he 'helps out' around the house...with messy results! The Paddington books contained in the suitcase are: Paddington and the Busy Day Paddington and the Marmalade Maze Paddington and the Tutti Frutti Rainbow Paddington at the Fair Paddington at the Palace Paddington at the Zoo Paddington Minds the House Paddington the Artist