5-Star Children's Books
NROJ 7 years +7 years +
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.
- RRP £98.85
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- Just £1.33 per book
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!
ARCC 11 years +11 years +
Cool, contemporary and brave, bestselling author Anthony Horowitz created a phenomenal character in Alex Rider - and now you can own the entire collection of his exciting adventures.
- RRP £79.90
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- Just £1.40 per book
Action packed from the first book to the last, the teenager is recruited to help on a MI6 mission after his uncle is killed in a car crash. Having looked after him since he was a baby, Alex is devastated by this tragedy but in the aftermath of his death, Alex discovers his uncle was actually a spy...
Told at breakneck pace and with tons of suspense, this series is irresistible.
This collection contains books 1-10 in Anthony Horowitz's Alex Rider series.
CHRE 9 years +9 years +
Guardian Award winner Diana Wynne Jones was the author of Howl's Moving Castle and her fantasy books were a huge influence on the likes of Neil Gaiman. This collection, with absolutely stunning jackets, contains all seven books from her hugely acclaimed Chrestomanci series.
- RRP £48.96
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- Just £1.43 per book
Everyone always tells Gwendolen Chant that she is a gifted witch with astonishing powers so it suits her when she's taken to live in Chrestomanci Castle. However, her brother Eric (better known as Cat), who has no magic skills, is not so keen on this move...
When they finally arrive, they quickly come to realise that life with the great enchanter is not what either was expecting and things start to get interesting... Meanwhile, the British government office is responsible for supervising the use of magic in Southern England. But can they be trusted?
Published between 1977 and 2006, these books are full of laugh-out-loud humour, magic and all sorts of alternative worlds that correlate with children's hopes, dreams and fears.
This collection includes books 1-7 in Diana Wynne Jones' Tales of Chrestomanci series
GLN2 11 years +11 years +
YouTube sensation Zoella's debut book, Girl Online, was the fastest-selling debut book of all time and we doubt that there are many teen readers out there who didn't pick themselves up a copy. In its high highly anticipated follow-up, Girl Online: On Tour, Penny heads off to Europe on tour with Noah...
- RRP £12.99
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Between Noah's jam-packed schedule, less-than-welcoming bandmates and threatening messages from Noah's jealous fans, Penny wonders whether she's really cut out for life on tour. She can't help but miss her family, her best friend Elliot... and her blog, Girl Online. Can Penny turn it around?
Tackling many issues modern teens have to deal with today, such as cyber-bullying, self-esteem and anxiety, Girl Online: On Tour by Zoe Sugg is a satisfying and well-written coming-of-age story.
MEB2 8 years +8 years +
What's Happening to Me? (Boys) is a helpful and sensitive guide to growing up and gives straightforward information on the physical changes and emotional upheaval that your young son can expect as he heads towards puberty.
- RRP £7.99
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Tricky topics are demystified and What's Happening to Me? is a reassuring and entertaining read for children aged from 8 and over.
OCCD 7 years +7 years +
A wonderfully clear and colourful new edition, the Oxford Children's Colour Dictionary is the ideal dictionary for reference, homework help and exploring the English language for children aged 7 and above.
- RRP £6.99
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Bright and accessible, the full alphabet on every page makes finding words ever so easy. And with helpful information on how to use words, compounds, and useful tips on spelling and grammar, this is the perfect book to support your little one through the Key Stage 2 English curriculum.
Containing a wealth of Top Writing Tips from bestselling children's authors including Charlie Higson, Andy Stanton, Jeremy Strong and Jacqueline Wilson, young children will become young writers in no time at all.
EGN2 11 years +11 years +
Overnight, the simple life of young farm boy, Eragon, is changed forever. After finding what appears to be a polished stone in the forest, a dragon is born and he is thrust into a perilous new world of destiny, magic and power. With only a sword and the advice of an old storyteller to guide him, Eragon and the dragon must navigate dangerous terrain and battle the dark enemies of an Empire ruled by a evil king. Can Eragon become the next legendary Dragon Rider? The fate of the Empire may rest in his hands...
- RRP £7.99
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A tale of affection, adventure and ancient magic, Christopher Paolini's Eragon is a compelling and action-filled story brilliantly suited for readers aged 11 and up.
JUNC 7 years +7 years +
The Junkcraft Collection features three books that will show children aged 7 and over how to build five spaceships, five racing cars and five aircraft out of household junk!
- RRP £17.97
- Save £13.98
- Just £1.33 per book
With simple step-by-step instructions, all the things children need can be collected from around the home. Once all the parts have been found, the cool vehicles can be built and painted so they are ready for action!
Each book also comes with a bonus set of stickers and fascinating facts.
Some adult supervision may be required.
CWZ2 9 years +9 years +
Nina Bawden, award-winning author of The Peppermint Pig, creates an evocative picture of life for evacuee children in World War Two with her classic novel Carrie's War.
- RRP £6.99
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Carrie and her brother Nick are evacuated to Wales and live with strict shopkeeper Mr Evans and his sister Lou. They quickly meet a host of quirky village characters and find themselves absorbed into every aspect of life in the village.
With plenty of suspense and intrigue, this book will enthrall readers aged 9+, fans of Carrie's War may also enjoy Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian.
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