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  • Alfie Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781782954194 - Shirley Hughes
    ALFE 3 years +
    Shirley Hughes
    3 years +
    (8)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £47.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
    Much-loved classics and timeless tales of childhood courage and exploration, the Alfie series by two-time Kate Greenway Medal-winning author Shirley Hughes has been a favourite with us at Book People for many, many years and we're sure if you have little ones who are yet to be introduced to Alfie, he'll soon be a favourite of theirs, too!

    Featuring all of the best-loved Alfie stories in an attractive canvas bag, little ones can join Alfie as he attends a birthday party; splishes and splashes in his new yellow boots; makes friends; visits the fair and much, much more...

    Charmingly illustrated and and wonderfully written, the reassuringly warm stories of Alfie and his day-to-day activities make the ordinary extraordinary and will make a welcome addition to the bookshelf of any child aged 3 and above. They also come in a beautiful, blue bag.
    Format: paperback
  • Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801251 - Julia Donaldson
    JDZB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (36)
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £56.91
    • Just £1.30 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
  • Meg and Mog Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780141376264 - Helen Nicoll & Jan Pienkowski
    MGMG 3 years +
    Helen Nicoll & Jan Pienkowski
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Meg and Mog are the spellbinding stars of Helen Nicoll and Jan Pienkowski's classic picture books and this collection includes 10 of their magical adventures.

    The bold, deceptively simple artwork is a treat for children to absorb while the stories are funny and can be enjoyed countless times. We love these books and know you and your children will, too!

    Throughout the books, the duo visit the zoo; head out to sea; and Meg starts driving a new car. Favourites for over 40 years, this is a brilliant collection for any little witch or wizard.
    Format: paperback
  • Winnie the Witch Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780192766762 - Laura Owen & Korky Paul
    WWPC 3 years +
    Laura Owen & Korky Paul
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Young witches and wizards will have a spellbinding time with these magical stories starring Winnie the Witch and her ever-suffering companion, Wilbur the cat.

    Written by Valerie Thomas and illustrated by Korky Paul, the Winnie stories have sold over 7 million copies and been translated into 30 languages and are full of laugh-out-loud antics.

    These picture books find the pair planning a birthday party; enjoying a trip to the seaside; and taking a trip back in time to the prehistoric era - will they face a disastrous dinosaur dilemma?
    Format: paperback
  • Julia Donaldson Audio Collection - 10 CDs - Collection - 9781447253235 - Julia Donaldson
    GFCD 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    (27)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £40.00
    • Save £30.01
    • Just £1.00 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.
  • My Big Box of Books Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781848959170
    MBBX 3 years +
    3 years +
    (10)
    • £17.99
    • RRP £139.80
    • Save £121.81
    • Just 90.00p per book
    Certain to provide hours upon hours of reading fun for any future bookworm, this big box of beautifully illustrated short stories will enthrall young readers as they take their first steps into the wonderful world of books.

    Containing 20 stories that are just perfect for sharing with your little ones at both playtime and bedtime (or any time, really), the Big Box of Books gives everything children aged 3 and above need to fall in love with reading: heart-warming stories, stunning illustrations and fun-loving characters.

    From Monty and Millli: The Totally Amazing Magic Trick to Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Bunny? and Icky Little Duckling, this collection of laugh-out-loud adventures is just perfect for enjoying together with Mummy and Daddy.
  • Big Box of Christmas Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781848690745
    BBOC 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £56.91
    • Just £1.30 per book
    Sure to provide hours upon hours of reading fun for any future bookworm, this collection of beautifully illustrated, festive short stories will enthral young readers as they take their first steps into the wonderful world of books this Christmas.

    Containing ten stunning paperback books that are just perfect for sharing with your little ones at both playtime and bedtime (or any time, really), the Big Box of Christmas Stories gives everything children aged 3 and above need to fall in love with reading and learn about the true meaning of the festive season: heart-warming stories, stunning illustrations and fun, loveable characters.

    From The Best Christmas Ever to Silent Night and Lost in the Snow, this big box of even bigger laugh-out-loud adventures is just perfect for enjoying together with Mummy or Daddy as little ones' excitement for the big day builds.
  • Snuggle Time Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406371130 - Sam McBratney et al
    STPB 3 years +
    Sam McBratney et al
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £66.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This is one of the most heart-warming collections of bedtime books that you will ever have the pleasure to read and share with your little ones.

    Accompanying the classic tale of parental bonding in Sam McBratney's Guess How Much I Love You is the story of a dog whose bed is so comfy that Goose, Cat, the rabbits, Mummy and Baby Bear and many more just want to join him in So Cosy; and the charming story of Dudley the penguin - a character so lovely and cuddly that his siblings just won't leave him alone, even when he needs his space.

    With ten picture books to read through time and time again, these are perfect for snuggling up with before bedtime. The collection comes in a ziplock bag so they can all be kept together, too.
  • Hunting for Bears & Other Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406375930
    HNTB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £68.90
    • Save £58.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Ten exciting picture books full of adventure make up this bear-illiant collection for children aged 3 and over.

    Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury's We're Going on a Bear Hunt is an all-time classic that has encouraged generations of children to swoosh and splosh their way while they hunt for a family of bears and it's joined here by other animal-themed tales including Well Done, Little Bear and The Bravest Ever Bear.

    There's also the story of Sam Who Went to Sea, Little Beaver and the Echo and Leafy the Pet Leaf. With gentle, flowing text and eye-catching artwork, this is a collection to cherish.
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780198411093 - Julia Donaldson
    SONB 4 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    4 years +
    (59)
    • £16.99
    • RRP £128.82
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    • Just 47.00p per book
    Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are especially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read.

    From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones.

    Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in primary school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
  • My Big Box of Animal Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781848692602
    BAST 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    A boxed gift set of heart-warming animal stories that are perfect for sharing and calming down children before bedtime.

    You'll love the tale of a little bear and his too-big jumper; there's the story of a hare who knows he should not wake up the bear; and there's an adorably cute book all about a baby owl.

    Packed full of tigers and hares, badgers and bears and much, much more, this is a collection full of traditional appeal that any child will want to get their paws on.
  • HDL2 3 years +
    David Melling
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Author/illustrator David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Book Award.

    In this heart-warming tale, cuddly brown bear Douglas sets off in search of a big hug but can't quite get it right. Witty illustrations capture the suprised expressions on the faces of those hugged by Douglas along the way.

    The perfect book to prompt a big hug with your child!
  • OXN2 3 years +
    Michael Rosen
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Award-winning children's classic, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, by Michael Rosen, has a perfect sing-song verse for plodding along to on a family walk.

    Learning the words off by heart should be compulsory for children and grown-ups! Helen Oxenbury's illustrations beautifully capture the obstacles of squelchy mud and splishy-splashy river.

    The fabulous text and pictures are totally in tune and this simple book will have young children returning to it again and again.
  • SHX2 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Sharing a Shell is a feast of colour and fun. With stunning illustrations by Lydia Monks and captivating rhyming verse from former Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson, this charming story of friendship and sharing is bound to be a winner. Each page has a special glittery element and lots of quirky characters, too. Perfect for toddlers from 3+.
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Collection: Levels 1-3 - 33 Books - Collection - 9780192739858
    RWBZ 3 years +
    3 years +
    (28)
    • £17.99
    • RRP £163.67
    • Save £145.68
    • Just 55.00p per book
    Featuring 33 books covering reading levels 1-3, this collection of Oxford Reading Tree books is perfect for building a foundation in reading for young readers aged 3 and up.

    Specially designed by the reading experts at Oxford University Press, each book has a carefully levelled and beautifully illustrated story that parent and child will have lots of fun with as they read together, practising and perfecting essential skills that they'll be learning at school - from phonics and first stories to common words and everyday language.

    This Biff, Chip and Kipper collection features 32 storybooks and a parents' handbook full of ideas to make reading fun.
    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!
    Format: paperback
  • GJA2 3 years +
    John Vernon Lord
    3 years +
    (5)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    One hot summer in Itching Down, Four million wasps flew into town ... and so begins this laugh-out-loud picture-book classic. If you've never come across the bouncy rhyming verses and zany humour of The Giant Jam Sandwich, then now's your chance to catch up! When four million wasps invade Itching Down, the villagers come up with a crazy and imaginative solution to get rid of them. Can they make their ambitious plan work, or will they come to a sticky end? Don't miss this timeless treat!
  • Ready for Reading Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781848697409
    RDYR 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £41.91
    • Just 80.00p per book
    With each book containing games and activities to reinforce learning and to test their comprehension, the Ready Steady Read workbooks are ideal for children aged 3 and over who are just starting to build their reading confidence.

    The books covering Level 1 are first readers that will spark children's imaginations. They have short, straightforward sentences and fun, basic vocabulary and each story (with a maximum of 100 words) is easy to follow. Presented in large print, they're the perfect introduction to the joys of reading.

    The five Level 2 books have longer sentences and start to introduce new words into the simple vocabulary. With a maximum of 200 words, they have a bold design that will capture any young reader's eye.
  • UCP2 3 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £5.00
    The Usborne Children's Picture Atlas gives readers aged 3 and over an intriguing look at the world - from the hot African plains to the frozen Arctic tundra.

    Featuring fun facts about countries and their capital cities, their famous landmarks, longest rivers and highest mountains - and with picture stories throughout as well - this is a brilliant home resource for young children as they begin to explore the wider world and the people and places within it.

    With quiz questions to engage the reader and interesting objects to spot on the pages, this is a simple and appealing introduction to maps and different cultures for preschool children.
  • Playdate Pals Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781785986444
    PYPL 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £39.92
    • Save £32.93
    • Just 87.00p per book
    Join the Playdate Pals as they introduce young children to a variety of emotions and behaviour.

    Across the eight books, each animal friend focuses and explores one particular emotion. These are very simple stories that break down complex emotions and issues in a child-friendly way.

    With eye-catching artwork and simple text, there are even questions for your children to answer at the end of each story - meaning they'll develop their knowledge of personal development as they prepare to start school.
  • MLOO 3 years +
    William Bee
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £1.99
    • RRP £11.99
    • Save £10.00
    The first in a brand new series of search-and-find books for children aged 3 and above, Migloo's Day joins fun-loving dog Migloo on his day out and about in the busy, silly, laugh-out-loud world of Sunnytown.

    Jam-packed full of busy, Richard Scarry-style scenes to explore, children can follow Migloo and Sunnytown residents Milo the monkey and Little Mouse, find Zebedee's hat, find the escaped rubber ducks and do so much more throughout the pages.

    A beautiful book for introducing little ones too young for Where's Wally? to search-and-find books, Migloo's Day by Whatever creator William Bee is the perfect book for parent and child to enjoy together.
  • MASB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    With over 1,000 stickers and plenty of amazing activities to enjoy, this book is packed full of monster fun!

    From filling a bubbling cauldron with a special home-made potion to counting the bats and drawing some monster food, there are plenty of spooky activities throughout the bright and bold pages!

    With easy-to-follow text and instructions throughout, the book is sure to keep children who love all things creepy happily entertained for hours on end.
  • Peppa Pig Activity Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241272848
    PG0237 3 years +
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
    • Save £29.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Snort! Snort! This collection is full of 10 activity books starring the ever-popular Peppa Pig.

    There are stories to read, mazes to complete, stickers to stick and so much more across these brilliantly interactive books. With their bold Peppa artwork and familiar themes (holidays, rainy days, making music), these are great for keeping children happily entertained.
  • BUO2 Toddlers
    Rebecca Finn
    Toddlers
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
    • Save £2.00
    By pushing, pulling and turning mechanisms, this first novelty board book will show young children the kind of things they can expect to see in a town just like theirs.

    Throughout Busy Town, there is so much going on. Children can ride on the bus, feed the ducks in the park and go to the shops before heading back home to bed.

    Bright and colourful, this book has gentle rhyming text and some simply beautiful illustrations.