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 £1.47 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!
WTPC 7 years +7 years +
One of the iconic characters from children's literature, A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh was first published in 1926 and continues to remain a favourite with children and families today.
- RRP £35.00
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- Just £2.00 per book
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.
JDZB 3 years +3 years +
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.
- RRP £69.90
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- Just £1.30 per book
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!
HRYP 9 years +9 years +
If you're lucky enough to have tickets to see The Cursed Child on stage or are already excited for the next Fantastic Beasts film in 2018, 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.
- RRP £62.99
- Save £33.00
- Just £4.28 per book
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!
WOMP 7 years +7 years +
Underground, overground, Wombling free, the Wombles of Wimbledon star in this six-book collection.
- RRP £41.94
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- Just £1.17 per book
Adorned with fresh and beautiful illustrations from Nick Price, Elisabeth Beresford's much-loved original stories follow the lives of the Wombles as they find novel ways to 'Make Good Use of Bad Rubbish' and recycle everyday goods they find on Wimbledon Common.
With classic characters like Uncle Bulgaria, Orinoco, Madame Cholet and Bungo all featuring, this is a collection to be cherished by any young reader who wants to help the environment.
MBBX 3 years +3 years +
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.
- RRP £139.80
- Save £121.81
- Just 90.00p per book
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.
ALFE 3 years +3 years +
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!
- RRP £59.90
- Save £47.91
- Just £1.20 per book
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.
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
- Save £65.91
- 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.
MSTR 9 years +9 years +
Turning history's most world-changing and cataclysmic moments into personal diaries, the My Story collection covers some of the most important and iconic eras of all time.
- RRP £69.90
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- Just 90.00p per book
From Ireland during the Potato Famine to Emmeline Pankhurst and the suffragettes, the books provide the human stories behind the triumphs and tragedies.
Perfect background reading for Key Stages 2 and 3, these books are packed with historical detail and provide children with incredible insight into the years they will be studying about during their history lessons.
HHLB 5 years +5 years +
Horrid Henry's Loathsome Library is a box set featuring every single one of Francesca Simon's stories starring the naughtiest boy in children's books - and so much more!
- RRP £147.70
- Save £124.71
- Just 77.00p per book
Displayed in a keepsake slipcase and with a mammoth 30 books included, this is a brilliant collection to add to any child's bookshelf. Very funny stories that are tremendously re-readable, they follow the lovably naughty Henry as he gets into all kinds of trouble and faces of against his nemesis, Perfect Peter.
With extra appeal added by the black-and-white artwork from Little Princess author Tony Ross, the collection also includes joke books and a special Christmas story to accompany the laugh-out-loud novels.
NBST 7 years +7 years +
The Beast Quest books are hugely exciting adventures set in the kingdom of Avantia and they're great for newly independent readers.
- RRP £89.92
- Save £71.93
- Just £1.00 per book
There's a dark wizard threatening the kingdom and only true heroes will be able to free the magical Good Beasts to defeat the forces of evil. Are Tom and Elenna the chosen ones?
This 18-book collection contains series 4-6 from the popular run of books - which have now sold 11 million and counting! We guarantee your children will be quickly grabbing for the next book after finishing each story.
Please note that these books do not come with any collector cards.
WLWT 5 years +5 years +
Learn about different kinds of wildlife with this fantastic collection for children aged 5 and over.
- RRP £49.90
- Save £39.91
- Just £1.00 per book
From bumblebees to tawny owls, these engaging books are sure to help children notice and care about all sorts of wonderful animals - from insects found in the garden to those that only come out at night.
The book-banded readers provide a fascinating insight into how animals live and are written in an engaging narrative style. They use high-frequency words and support unfamiliar vocabulary by images and labels.
NTST 3 years +3 years +
Full of heart-warming moments and animal antics, this 10-book collection is bursting with charming stories about all kinds of cute critters.
- RRP £69.90
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- Just £1.20 per book
Full of jaw-dropping facts, children will get to find out about how some sharks are no bigger than a chocolate bar; what an Emperor penguin gets up to during a bitterly inhospitable winter; and how a tiny sea turtle grows and grows before heading back home to become a mother.
Covering the life cycles of various animals in a narrative style, these are fun and fascinating books for little nature lovers.
BGCP 4 years +4 years +
Covering Collins Big Cat Reading Levels 1 and 2, the books in this collection have been designed to help support children's reading development at home.
- RRP £80.00
- Save £65.01
- Just 75.00p per book
Phonics is a proven system that helps children learn to read and write by teaching them letter sounds (known as phonemes) rather than letter names and here they're featured in funny stories. You should encourage children to read the stories and encourage them to sound out any words they struggle with. Among the stories are Hansel and Gretel, Panda's Band and Mole in the Hole.
These books come with notes for parents that will help you offer support as your children learn to read at school.
DTYB 5 years +5 years +
Dirty Bertie surely ranks alongside Horrid Henry as one of the naughtiest boys in children's books and here are 20 books focusing on his hilariously naughty antics.
- RRP £99.80
- Save £79.81
- Just £1.00 per book
Trouble is never far away when Bertie's around and this, combined with his disgusting habits, makes for delightfully gross reads that will appeal to children who wouldn't normally pick up a book. There are books about aliens, monsters and fleas and they're all very, very entertaining.
Written by Alan Macdonald and illustrated by David Roberts, these are laugh-out-loud first readers about a grubby little boy.
ENKC 5 years +5 years +
This huge 30-book collection covers a wide range of subjects and topics that children will be studying at Key Stage 1 level.
- RRP £112.70
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- Just £1.00 per book
It includes workbooks, non-fiction books and even a visual dictionary. There are two workbooks each for Science, Maths and English, while there are also books to help with spelling, handwriting and even telling the time.
Topics including animals, the rainforest and history are also covered throughout this huge collection of learning books which are perfect for helping with homework. It has more or less everything children need to know for school!
RDYR 3 years +3 years +
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.
- RRP £49.90
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- Just 80.00p per book
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.
SONB 4 years +4 years +
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.
- RRP £128.82
- Save £111.83
- Just 47.00p per book
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.
RWBZ 3 years +3 years +
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.
- RRP £163.67
- Save £145.68
- Just 55.00p per book
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.
RWBN 5 years +5 years +
Especially published for children at reading levels 4-6 and always popular with Book People customers, we're excited to bring you this massive 25-book Oxford Reading Tree collection starring Biff, Chip and Kipper.
- RRP £123.75
- Save £107.76
- Just 64.00p per book
A scheme used by the vast majority of primary schools, these books will help children aged 5 and over develop into confident readers, and the familiar characters and entertaining stories are sure to be returned to again and again.
Focusing on phonics so young readers can practise their sounds and letters, these first stories allow children to practise reading everyday language too. With eight covering each level, the fun-filled books come in a popper case and the collection also includes a parents' guide.
BCKT 7 years +7 years +
The familiar figures of Biff, Chip and Kipper have grown up and are facing a battle against evil in these 18 excellent adventures.
- RRP £107.82
- Save £92.83
- Just 83.00p per book
As the familiar characters embark on the mission of a lifetime, your children will be on the edge of their seats. Ideal for children making the transition from picture books to longer stories, these books feature a host of characters from the past, which gives children an insight into history.
The books also include extras such as parent support, historical fact files and suggestion for things to talk about regarding the story.
Format - Paperback
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.
- RRP £110.63
- Save £85.64
- Just 68.00p per book
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!
GPRS 3 years +3 years +
From The Chimpanzees of Happytown to Ants in Your Pants and Spookyrumpus to Bumpus Jumpus Dinosaurumpus, every entertaining book in this collection features vibrant illustrations by the acclaimed illustrator Guy Parker-Rees.
- RRP £68.90
- Save £57.91
- Just £1.10 per book
Packed with humour, all of the titles are sure to make wonderful bedtime reading for little ones and the lively characters will keep them happily entertained.
These books come in a bright blue bag which makes them ideal for carrying around.