5-Star Children's Books
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.
GFCD 3 years +3 years +
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.
- RRP £40.00
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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.
CDs in this collection:
What the Ladybird Heard, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, The Troll, The Snail and the Whale, Room on the Broom, The Smartest Giant, A Squash and a Squeeze, The Gruffalo's Song, The Gruffalo's Child and The Gruffalo.
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.
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.
WLWT 5 years +5 years +
Learn about different kinds of wildlife with this fantastic collection for children aged 5 and over.
- RRP £49.90
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- 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.
CBIB 5 years +5 years +
- RRP £12.99
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The best-known and best-loved stories from the Old and New Testaments have been chosen for this retelling of the Bible for young children. Staying close to the traditional text, the stories are presented in such a way that young listeners and readers will find them easy to understand and enjoy. The straightfoward text and colourful illustrations introduce children to the mysteries and wonder of the Bible. This is a colourful and approachable introduction to the key stories of the Bible which children and adults will enjoy reading.
This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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.
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
- Save £41.91
- 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.
MVY2 5 years +5 years +
Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy is a combination of two books of poetry written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Quentin Blake.
- RRP £9.99
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Readers who love the dottiness of Quentin Blake's Mr Magnolia will be thrilled by this crazy collection, which comes complete with a CD in which Michael Rosen reads his poems. This is definitely a must-have collection of poetry for every youngster's bookshelf. From 5+.
ALBI 3 years +3 years +
Albie is a normal little boy who has extraordinary adventures - and this collection contains six of them.
- RRP £40.94
- Save £32.95
- Just £1.33 per book
Written by Caryl Hart and illustrated by Ed Eaves, these colourful books have exciting plots and feature children's favourites including monsters, aliens and dragons.
Accessible and perfect for sharing, these award-winning picture books will be enjoyed over and over again. Albie manages to grow a dinosaur in his back garden; saves a superhero; and takes part in a monster motor race.
NSHK 7 years +7 years +
It's now over 400 years since the Bard died and his work still remains just as relevant and compelling today. Boasting 16 of William Shakespeare's most popular and enduring plays, this collection contains rewritten versions of all his most well-known tales.
- RRP £79.84
- Save £69.85
- Just 62.00p per book
From the tragedy of Macbeth to the humour of Much Ado About Nothing, this superb collection of paperbacks makes an excellent introduction to Shakespeare for younger readers.
The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life, allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.
Please note that although these books are suitable for children aged 9 and over to enjoy independently, the themes they cover mean they may be considered more suitable for shared reading with children aged 7 plus.
ZCPW 7 years +7 years +
With titles including Fossil Fury, Volcanic Panic and Swamp Race, your children will absolutely love joining Zac Power on his incredible adventures in this 10-book collection.
- RRP £49.90
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- Just £1.00 per book
Shrouded in so much mystery that his identity remains a mystery even to his publisher, author H.I. Larry's series is based on the real-life experiences of a 12-year-old spy and is full of rip-roaring action and shocking surprises. Zac is an awesome hero who comes up against very bad baddies.
These thrilling tales are perfect for those children who are yet to fall in love with reading and are presented with easy-to-read text, word art and plenty of illustrations. We highly recommend them for fans of Secret Agent Jack Stalwart.