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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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
    • Save £56.91
    • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ITWS 3 years +
    Laura Knowles
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.00
    The winner of the Margaret Mallett Award for Children's Non-Fiction, It Starts with a Seed explores how a tiny sycamore seed transforms into a sapling and then a tree - with branches and roots filling the pages.

    An evocative read, as the tree grows it is joined by well-loved creatures including squirrels, rabbits, butterflies and owls who call the woodland home.

    With factual elements, this beautifully presented book (gold-embossed front cover, gatefolds, textured paper and a specialised etching technique) will touch any child with its simple but enchanting message of life and growth.
  • Guy Parker-Rees Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781408350393 - Guy Parker-Rees
    GPRS 3 years +
    Guy Parker-Rees
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £10.99
    • RRP £68.90
    • Save £57.91
    • Just £1.10 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.
  • Big Box of Fairy Tales Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781848690868
    BBFT 3 years +
    3 years +
    (5)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £59.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Ten favourite fairy tales for one amazing price, our Big Box of Fairy Tales is a perfect introduction to best-loved stories that are great for sharing with little ones aged three and above at bedtime.

    Venture into the woods and avoid the big, bad wolf with Little Red Riding Hood; go on an adventure to warn the king that the sky is falling with Chicken Licken; test the beds, chairs and porridge of the three bears with Goldilocks; and much, much more...

    Charmingly illustrated and written in a format ideal for encouraging children to follow, the Big Box of Fairy Tales is sure to be returned to again and again.
  • Daisy Duck & Friends Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781408342565
    CODS 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £63.90
    • Save £55.91
    • Just 80.00p 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.
  • MFSF 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    Featuring bicycles, boats, scooters, skates, helicopters and hot air balloons, Things That Go is a colourful, search-and-find book all about vehicles.

    A large, tabbed board book packed with beautiful illustrations, each vehicle-filled scene has a different theme including a building site, a park, a farm and a busy town.

    Toddlers can then explore the big scenes, find vehicles and read the name labels in the panels to develop their word-association skills. There is also a naughty French bulldog to spot throughout the book!
  • The Large Family Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781406315011 - Jill Murphy
    LRGF 3 years +
    Jill Murphy
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £34.95
    • Save £27.96
    • Just £1.40 per book
    The Large family, the elephant stars of the classic picture book Peace at Last, provide gigantic fun throughout this exciting five-book collection.

    With situations that will be familiar to any parent, the books feature everything from kitchen chaos to domestic bliss. Although they are messy, the characters are warm-hearted and the love they show for each other always shines through.

    Firm favourites with children and adults for many years, these are brilliant books to share at bedtime.

    Format: Paperback
  • Albie's Adventures Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781471164286 - Caryl Hart & Ed Eaves
    ALBI 3 years +
    Caryl Hart & Ed Eaves
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £40.94
    • Save £32.95
    • Just £1.33 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.
  • What If ...? Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781784936082
    WHAF 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £39.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    With their engaging question-and-answer format, these 10 books will help children learn and understand all about dinosaurs, jungle animals and sea creatures.

    Full of funny situations that children are sure to relate to, they answer questions like just how many hamburgers it would take to feed a T-rex and what a shark would have to have done if he went to a dentist.

    Every book has colourful and hilarious artwork that will appeal to young children and there are plenty of fun facts to pore over.