5-Star Children's Books

  • The 13-Storey Treehouse Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781529019162 - Andy Griffiths
    REHO 7 years +
    7 years +
    (5)
    • £11.99
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and David Walliams will love Andy Griffiths' The 13-Storey Treehouse. Now presented in a cool slipcase, these engaging books are wonderfully wacky, amazingly anarchic and marvellously madcap. In fact, we'd go as far to say you'll be laughing at these tales just as much as the kids!

    Andy and Terry live in the world's greatest treehouse and in the first book (The 13-Storey Treehouse) you will learn about how it houses everything from a giant catapult to a tank of man-eating sharks and, perhaps best all, a machine that fires marshmallows at you when you're hungry.

    As the series progresses, this magical treehouse receives a number of 13-storey extensions - and things continue to get crazier! The 29-Storey Treehouse finds it being home to an ice-cream-serving robot called Edward Scooperhands; The 39-Storey Treehouse has a roller coaster providing the thrills; The 52-Storey Treehouse is home to a real-life game of Snakes & Ladders; The 65-Storey Treehouse has a birthday room where it's ALWAYS your birthday; The 78-Storey Treehouse only finds an ALL-BALL sports stadium being added to the development; and the 91-Storey Treehouse contains a human pinball machine.

    The short chapters and wild plots make these paperback books instantly appealing and Terry Denton's amazing illustrations just add to the thrills!

    This collection includes books 1-8 in Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's The 13-Storey Treehouse series.
    Format: paperback
  • Twisty Tales Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781445167220
    TWST 5 years +
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just 80p per book
    Puss in Football Boots, The Boy Who Cried Sheep, The Ninjabread Man... This collection offers quirky new twists on the world's favourite fairy tales.

    Each book has bright and bold artwork and vibrant, easy-to-follow text. The familiar tales will make them instantly appealing and these different takes cannot fail to leave young readers in hysterics.

    Puss in Boots starts playing football for Fabchester United; Sleeping Beauty wakes up in the modern world and is frightened by mobile phones and the sound of traffic; and the Three Little pigs welcome a wolfy new neighbour...

    Format: paperback
  • Brain Boosters Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781788888714
    BRBO 6 years +
    6 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £39.92
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    • Just 87p per book
    Match pairs, solve sums and crack the codes!

    These colourful Brain Boosters activity books will help children sharpen up their memory skills and learn about numbers and codes in a fun and interactive way.

    From picture puzzles to books based around the times tables and adding and subtracting, there is so much to enjoy and with eight in the collection, they're perfect for sharing out at parties.
    Format: paperback
  • Yasmin Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474781114 - Saadia Faruqi
    YASM 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    This delightful four-book collection is about a spirited student named Yasmin Ahmad and her adventures as a fashionista, painter, builder and explorer!

    Yasmin is a strong character with a knack for solving problems in unique ways and she is known in her family as having big imagination. In each book, Yasmin inspires readers by using her creative thinking and curiosity to solve life's little problems.

    With bold illustrations and important messages, Saadia Faruqi's books subtly weave Muslim traditions into fun, relatable stories and would be great reads for children growing in confidence or moving from Key Stage 1 to 2.
    Format: paperback
  • My Mr. Men World Collection - 52 Books - Collection - 9781405292870 - Roger Hargreaves
    MMWC 3 years +
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £31.99
    • RRP £207.48
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    • Just 62p per book
    The Mr. Men characters are an enduring favourite with generations of readers and this delightful book includes every single one of the timeless stories by Roger Hargreaves and his son, Adam.

    As well as the classic stories of Mr. Tickle, Mr. Bump and Mr. Strong, this collection also includes two brand new stories - one about Mr. Adventure and the other a new-found tale about the famous Mr. Men mascot, Walter the Worm.

    With their simple plots and bold, distinctive artwork, the lasting appeal of these beloved books will ensure this collection takes pride of place on any child's nursery bookshelf. This complete collection is perfect for toddlers and children aged 2 and over.

    Format: paperback
    If your children love the Mr. Men books, why not try the My Little Miss World Collection? Search for product code LMWC
  • Creative Writing with Roald Dahl Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780241395615 - Roald Dahl
    CWRD 8 years +
    8 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.97
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    Could you be the next Roald Dahl? Each book in this fantastic creative writing series will inspire young writers through the wonderful worlds of best-loved stories!

    There are fun wordplay activities to spark creativity, top tips to build confidence, and plenty of language work to help develop vocabulary and grammar skills.

    Bring stories to life with help from the BFG, as children learn how to write splendid settings using adjectives, imagery, similes and much more. Matilda encourages writers to create spellbinding speech through the use of authentic dialogue, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will teach the importance of believable characters!

    Format: paperback
  • Violet Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781471182808 - Harriet Whitehorn
    VILT 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £27.96
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    • Just £1.75 per book
    Violet Remy-Robinson is an amateur Sherlock Holmes in the making.

    She travels the world cracking cases ranging from a mummy mystery to hunts for hidden treasure in these books that provide a fine introduction to whodunnits and detective stories.

    Complete with two-colour illustrations throughout, these fresh and funny mysteries are perfect for fans of Dotty Detective, Ottoline and Alice-Miranda.
    Format: paperback
  • My Usborne Reading Library Beginners Collection - 50 Books - Collection - 9781409591528
    URLI 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £37.99
    • RRP £199.50
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    • Just 76p per book
    Inspire a lifelong love of reading in children with this great value library full of books!

    Filled with fantastic illustrations, there are books to suit all levels of reading ability. All 50 titles feature in the Usborne Reading Programme; a range that has been especially developed to help encourage young readers at home.

    Includes:
    14 x First Reading Level Three titles
    16 x First Reading Level Four Titles
    20 x Young Reading Series One titles

    Format: paperback
  • David Walliams Mega-tastic CD Story Collection - 32 CDs - Audio - 9780007977147 - David Walliams
    DWMG 9 years +
    9 years +
    (2)
    • £17.99
    • RRP £90.00
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    David Walliams' Dahl-esque books are hugely popular with children and many of them have been adapted into hit BBC shows. Here are nine of his books in audiobook format, so the whole family can listen and laugh to them - wherever you go!

    Coming in a handy tin, the collection includes The Boy in the Dress, Mr Stink, Billionaire Boy, Gangsta Granny, Ratburger, Demon Dentist, Awful Auntie, Grandpa's Great Escape and The Midnight Gang. All the stories are read by David himself and he's joined by special guests including Nitin Ganatra, Michael Gambon and his old Little Britain partner Matt Lucas.

    A bumper-tastic story collection full of heart and humour, these are stories you'll want to listen to over and over again.

    Running time: 36 hours
    Tin size: 145 x 145mm
  • Michael Morpurgo Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9780007974603 - Michael Morpurgo
    RPUR 9 years +
    9 years +
    (7)
    • £12.99
    • RRP £80.88
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    • Just £1.08 per book
    Former Children's Laureate and War Horse author Michael Morpurgo writes heartfelt and poignant stories based around animals and wartime and this collection brings together 12 of his most beloved books.

    His bestsellers Born to Run, Shadow and Private Peaceful are among the bestsellers featured in this collection. Suitable for children aged 9 and over, these page-turners feature moments of triumph and tragedy, kindness and cruelty and heroism and heartbreak.

    Exceptionally written, these heart-warming books explore the power of humanity in all its forms and our love for animals and will introduce so many important themes.

    Format: paperback
  • Under the Sleepy Moon Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781788814508
    UASM 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just 80p per book
    Snuggle up under the sleepy moon with these beautiful bedtime books.

    These soothing stories are full of amazing animal characters and have gently warming plots. There's the tale of a mole who can't sleep; a mouse who loves the moon; and a motorcycle-racing sheep (of course, what else would a sheep be interested in?) amongst many other gentle stories.

    These perfect picture books are displayed in a stunning slipcase featuring a raised glitter moon. It's the perfect collection of stories for sleepyheads.
    Format: paperback
  • Demon Headmaster Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9780192765918 - Gillian Cross
    DMHD 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £8.99
    • RRP £48.93
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    • Just £1.28 per book
    A favourite with children for over 30 years, Gillian Cross' The Demon Headmaster books will provide your children with hours of terrifying entertainment and give you a nostalgic kick (who wasn't terrified by the '90s BBC adaptation?)...

    Lizzie has just started at a new school and everything is different: Ethan is now incredible at football, her brother is an expert in robotics, and she has started to be good at being really bad. What's brought these changes about? It couldn't be anything to do with that mysterious new headmaster, could it?

    Format: paperback
  • Disney Storybook Collection - 26 Books - Collection - 9781912564682 - Disney
    TCDC 3 years +
    3 years +
    (17)
    • £17.99
    • RRP £77.74
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    • Just 69p per book
    This is a magical collection of stories for any Disney fan! Featuring Dumbo, Toy Story and Moana, there are so many favourites to discover and enjoy.

    These engaging stories feature famous characters and stunning illustrations. They will help inspire a lifelong love of reading in any children who love the famous films!

    Format: paperback
  • Scarlet and Ivy Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780007976959 - Sophie Cleverly
    SAIV 9 years +
    9 years +
    (3)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £41.94
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    Scarlet has disappeared from Rockwood Boarding School and the terrifying Miss Fox has invited her quieter twin sister Ivy to 'take her place'...

    Ivy reluctantly agrees to this as she views it as a chance to investigate exactly what happened to Scarlet. When she arrives, Ivy finds a scattered trail of diary pages hidden all over the grounds - could these lead her to the whereabouts of her sister?

    This spine-tingling series magically mixes a compelling mystery with the spellbinding joys of Harry Potter and the charm of Enid Blyton's boarding school stories.
    Format: paperback
  • MWCA 4 years +
    4 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Magical pictures to paint again and again... Just add water!

    Paint with water and see amazing animal images magically fill with colour. Leave them to dry and then paint them all over again!

    The illustrations are accompanied by facts and there are also other pictures to colour in with pencils or crayons and blank pages at the back so aspiring artists can draw something new!

    This is a cool and creative way for children of all ages to get arty!
  • SATs Question Books KS2 Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007976881
    SATQ 10 years +
    10 years +
    (2)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £24.95
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    • Just £1.40 per book
    This collection of books will help your children prepare for the Key Stage 2 National Curriculum SATS tests.

    Falling in line with new testing requirements, these books have been specially designed to boost confidence and understanding of what children should expect when it comes to taking the tests. They contain regular progress tests to ensure children are absorbing the information.

    The practice questions offer realistic test preparation and the questions have been arranged by topic to help children with their revision plans. These books cover everything a child could be tested on.
    Format: paperback
  • Cogheart Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781474966801 - Peter Bunzl
    COGH 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.97
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    Peter Bunzl's Cogheart series contains pacy and imaginative adventure stories that your children will not be able to put down. In fact, don't be surprised if you end up fully engaged in the story of 13-year-old Lily and the search for her inventor father.

    Lily's father disappeared after a Zeppelin crashed and now she's teaming up with Robert, the local clock-maker's son, and a mechanical fox called Malkin to uncover the truth...

    Shadowy figures are closing in and treachery is lurking amongst all the smoky spires of London and soon our intrepid heroes discover a life-changing secret... These steampunk stories are a thrill from first page to last!
    Format: paperback
  • Bear Grylls Adventure Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781786961235 - Bear Grylls
    BRGR 7 years +
    7 years +
    (3)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Young explorers, adventurers and nature enthusiasts will love Bear Grylls' exciting stories. In each of these 10 books, a child is given a magical compass that leads them to somewhere incredible - and also gives them the chance to meet Bear!

    Set in blizzards, jungles, deserts, the sea and other amazing locations, these awesomely illustrated stories are packed with action and will help teach readers new survival skills that they can make use of in real life.

    With Bear taking on a central starring role, these inspiring stories will encourage children to get outside and explore some more!
    Format: paperback
  • STEAM Stories Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781682974292 - Jonathan Litton
    STEA 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £34.95
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    • Just £1.40 per book
    These simple stories follow children as they use their STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and maths) know-how to make a difference in their everyday lives e.g. they use their artistic skills to decorate cookies and solve sums to make sure everyone has enough food at a picnic!

    Format: paperback
  • Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9780141371337 - Roald Dahl
    NROJ 7 years +
    7 years +
    (105)
    • £21.99
    • RRP £98.85
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    • Just £1.47 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
  • Ross Welford Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780007976904 - Ross Welford
    RWEL 10 years +
    10 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £27.96
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    • Just £1.75 per book
    Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award and longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, Ross Welford's Time Travelling with a Hamster is a truly original debut novel from an extraordinarily talented new voice in children's books.

    When Al Chaudhury discovers his late dad's time machine, he finds that going back to the 1980s requires daring and imagination. It also requires lies, theft, burglary, and setting his school on fire. And he has to make sure he doesn't lose his pet hamster, Alan Shearer...

    You'll laugh, cry and wonder at this race-against-time story of a boy who travels back to 1984 to prevent a go-kart accident and save his father's life.

    The other three books - The 1,000-Year-Old Boy; What Not to Do If You Turn Invisible; and The Dog Who Saved the World - in our collection are equally surprising, exciting and magnificent: Alfie can remember the last Viking invasion but no one believes him... He soon loses everything in a fire and decides it's time to find a way to die; Ethel learns the joy that comes from being invisible is rather short-loved; and 12-year-old Georgie has to save every dog on Earth and all of humanity without leaving her room when a virtual reality experiment goes wrong.
    Format: paperback
  • FWAN 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £4.00Save 57%
    This first writing book is full of awesome animals and gives children the chance to learn a number of first words.

    It comes with a pen and has wipe-clean pages for children to practise on. The stunning illustrations complement the text perfectly, too.

    Children can write down the words of what they see and then wipe them out and start again, developing their pen control and observational skills in the process.
  • SATs Question Books KS1 Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007976874
    SATS 6 years +
    6 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £24.95
    • Save £17.96Save 71%
    • Just £1.40 per book
    This collection of books will help your children prepare for the Key Stage 1 National Curriculum SATS tests.

    Falling in line with new testing requirements, these books have been specially designed to boost confidence and understanding of what children should expect when it comes to taking the tests. They contain regular progress tests to ensure children are absorbing the information.

    The practice questions offer realistic test preparation and the questions have been arranged by topic to help children with their revision plans. These books cover everything a child could be tested on.
    Format: paperback
  • TICT 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00Save 60%
    This delightful addition to the Tiny Tots range has everything little ones need to tell the time!

    With easy-to-turn clock hands and bright illustrations, this adorable book is perfect for new readers and helps to develop dexterity skills.