Children's Books

5-Star Children's Books

  • Winnie-the-Pooh in Colour Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781405284332 - AA Milne
    WTPC 7 years +
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £5.00
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    One of the iconic characters from children's literature, Winnie-the-Pooh was first published in 1926 and continues to remain a favourite with children and families today.

    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.
  • Julia Donaldson Audio Collection - 10 CDs - Collection - 9781447253235 - Julia Donaldson
    GFCD 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    (28)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £40.00
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    • Just 80.00p 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 Story Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781407161822 - Valerie Wilding et al
    MSTR 9 years +
    Valerie Wilding et al
    9 years +
    (3)
    • £7.00
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    • Just 70.00p per book
    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.

    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.
  • Meg and Mog Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780141376264 - Helen Nicoll & Jan Pienkowski
    MGMG 3 years +
    Helen Nicoll & Jan Pienkowski
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £8.00
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    • Just 80.00p 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
  • Wildlife Watchers Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781911341987
    WLWT 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Learn about different kinds of wildlife with this fantastic collection for children aged 5 and over.

    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.
    Format: paperback
  • The Secret Rescuers Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781788002127 - Paula Harrison
    SCRS 7 years +
    Paula Harrison
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £35.94
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    The evil Sir Fitzroy wants to steal all sorts of magical creatures in a land far, far away. Can a small group of secret rescuers keep them safe from his nasty plans?

    As the girls keep these animals (including a firebird, a storm dragon and a sky unicorn) safe, they have to pass their secret challenge along to a new generation of girls so that the adventures never stop - and the creatures stay safe.

    With six magical books to read through, Paula Harrison's stories combine adventure, magic and secrets. The stories are all complemented by Sophy Williams' beautiful illustrations.
    Format: paperback
  • Chrestomanci Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9780007967636 - Diana Wynne Jones
    CHRE 9 years +
    Diana Wynne Jones
    9 years +
    (2)
    • £9.99
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    • Just £1.43 per book
    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.

    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
    Format: paperback
  • GLN2 11 years +
    Zoe Sugg (Zoella)
    11 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
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    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...

    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.
  • Hunting for Bears & Other Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406375930
    HNTB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £68.90
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    • Just 80.00p 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.
  • Ready for Reading Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781848697409
    RDYR 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £7.99
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    • 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.
  • Bible Stories New Testament Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781781714720
    BSNT 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £5.00
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    • Just 83.00p per book
    A six-book collection that retells the most popular stories from the New Testament in a way that will appeal to children aged 4 and over.

    With vivid and striking artwork, the books cover the birth of Jesus, his baptism, the miracles he performed, the Last Supper and much, much more.

    With friendly, easy-to-follow text, this is a great way to generate discussions around the Bible with your children.
  • Letts Wild About: Ages 5-7 Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007953417
    LTWB 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £5.99
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Supporting the new Key Stage 1 National Curriculum, this five-book collection is bursting with animal-themed activities that will help children aged between 5 and 7 hone their English and Maths skills.

    Encouraging children to go on a wild adventure to improve their English and Maths skills, each book features accessible activities that will support what they're learning at school and even features quick tests to check progress.

    The workbooks are packed with weird and wonderful facts about the animal kingdom and cover topics including grammar and punctuation, handwriting, phonics and spelling, addition and subtraction and the times table.
  • MVY2 5 years +
    5 years +
    (6)
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    Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy is a combination of two books of poetry written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Quentin Blake.

    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+.
  • Amazing Machines Collection - 10 Books plus a CD - Collection - 9780753440049 - Tony Mitton and Ant Parker
    AZMC 3 years +
    Tony Mitton and Ant Parker
    3 years +
    (7)
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    Featuring amazing aeroplanes, flashing fire engines and roaring rockets, this collection contains 10 zippy story books and one CD that contains 20 stories!

    Displayed in a cute slipcase, each book is full of bright and bold artwork and is bursting with friendly animals to meet. All these characters are driving their favourite vehicles.

    Great fun to listen to and read aloud - especially as children get the chance to do their impressions of the noisy machinery - this is a great collection for children who like things that move.
  • I Can Draw Collection -10 Books - Collection - 9781785983795
    ICND 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £8.00
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    • Just 80.00p per book
    Children aged 3 and over will be inspired to hone their art skills and draw some of their favourite things with this 10-book collection.

    An introduction to the joys of art, there are simple, illustrated instructions that children can copy on the practice pages and then there are exciting scenes for them to add designs to after they've mastered them.

    With simple steps to follow, among the themes included in the collection are cute and cuddly animals like ducks and rabbits; extreme animals like tigers; pets including cats and dogs; and fast and awesome machines including a rocket and a car!
  • Guy Parker-Rees Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781408350393 - Guy Parker-Rees
    GPRS 3 years +
    Guy Parker-Rees
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £9.00
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    • Just 90.00p per book
    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.

    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.
  • Daisy Duck & Friends Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781408342565
    CODS 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £7.00
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    • Just 70.00p per book
    Simply beautiful picture books packed with new animal friends for your children to meet, this collection comes in a beautiful bag and we're sure they'll love hearing these stories time and time again.

    Daisy the duck splashes her way around and although Mamma Duck asks her to stay close, she thinks chasing dragonflies and bouncing around on lilypads is more fun; Lily the lamb wants to make new friends but realises she's happiest with her mamma; and I Love You, Muddy Bear is an enchanting tale of fun and friendship.

    Written and illustrated by Jane Simmons and full of gentle humour, these books are just perfect for little animal lovers.
  • Albie's Adventures Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781471164286 - Caryl Hart & Ed Eaves
    ALBI 3 years +
    Caryl Hart & Ed Eaves
    3 years +
    (2)
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    • Just £1.17 per book
    Albie is a normal little boy who has extraordinary adventures - and this collection contains six of them.

    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.
  • The Shakespeare Stories Collection - 16 Books - Collection - 9781408344880 - Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    NSHK 7 years +
    Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    7 years +
    (10)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £79.84
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    • Just 62.00p per book
    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.

    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.

    Format: paperback
    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.
  • Zac Power Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781760500580 - H.I.Larry
    ZCPW 7 years +
    H.I.Larry
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just 80.00p per book
    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.

    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.