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The Book People is known for our brilliant collections and here you'll find our latest selection. From bundles full of children's fiction or activity books to fine fiction from bestselling authors, there's something for every taste.

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    The Great Cheese Robbery and Other Stories Collection - 10 Books & CDs

    Tim Warnes et al

    Product Code: GCRS
    Collection 3 years +
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    From scary monsters to greedy bees and bears in beds to sleepy children, this picture book collection is packed with fun stories - all of which are brought to life by audiobook CDs full of sound effects and music.

    With some stories read by Justin Fletcher (Mr Tumble), music and sound effects, these beautiful picture book stories are ideal for long journeys and lazy, stay-at-home days. They have gorgeous artwork and heart-warming plots.

    Format: paperback and CD
    Approximate running time 2 hours 55 minutes
    • £7.00
    • RRP £79.90
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  • Peppa's Family and Friends Collection - 12 Books

    Product Code: PPAF
    Collection Toddlers
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    Meet Peppa Pig's family and friends in 12 brilliant little board books!

    These fun books find Peppa meeting up with all her friends and taking part in their favourite hobbies and activities. She makes music with Freddy Fox; reads a story with Gerald Giraffe; and pretends to be a pirate with Pedro Pony.
    Format: boar book
    • £5.00
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    Rumble in the Jungle and Other Stories Collection - 8 Books

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: RITJ
    Collection 3 years +
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    There's a rumble in the jungle and a commotion in the ocean in Giles Andreae's vibrant picture books.

    Jungle animals including a lion, elephant and crocodile come together in these noisy and loud picture books with flowing, rhyming text. There's also a marvellous story about minibeasts; the tale of farmyard animals having fantastic fun; and prehistoric perfection in Mad About Dinosaurs.

    These books will inspire a lifelong love of reading with their zesty humour and bright, bold artwork.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.00
    • RRP £55.92
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  • My First Stickers Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: MYFS
    Collection 3 years +
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    Start stickering from an early age!

    Dinosaurs, animals and things that go feature in this awesome collection of first sticker books - all of which have big stickers for little hands!

    By completing the activities and decorating the colourful scenes with the big stickers for little hands, children will enjoy a tactile experience as they develop their hand-eye coordination skills. Each book has simple, descriptive text and bright and bold artwork.
    Format: paperback
    • £6.00
    • RRP £39.92
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  • Janie Bolitho Collection - 7 Books

    Janie Bolitho

    Product Code: JANI
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    Set in the picturesque setting of the Cornish countryside, these seven books follow artistic amateur sleuth Rose Trevelyan as she attempts to uncover the truth behind a number of startling mysteries.

    Rose was hoping to make friends with one of her female clients - but then she turns up dead; she begins to connect the dots in a case of a man who fell off a cliff in suspicious circumstances and the non-show of one of her friends at the opening of a new exhibition; and has so many suspects following a series of burglaries and brutal attacks on young women.

    You'll be racing through the pages as you try to follow the clues and spot the murderers. These are perfect for fans of Rebecca Tope and M.C. Beaton.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
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  • Happy Families Collection - 10 Books

    Allan Ahlberg

    Product Code: HPYF
    Collection 3 years +
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    Be as happy as these families!

    Allan Ahlberg's Happy Families series is packed full of heart-warming and funny tales that will delight everyone in your family.

    Each story has a moral for children to learn from while the vibrant illustrations and sense of humour running throughout adds extra appeal even on repeated reads.

    Format: paperback. Size each book 275 x 205mm.
    • £8.00
    • RRP £69.90
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  • Lara Williamson Collection - 3 Books

    Lara Williamson

    Product Code: LARW
    Collection 10 years +
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    Three family dramas from a critically acclaimed author.

    In A Boy Called Hope, Dan's life changes when his dad runs off with the lady from the chip shop. His sister is acting mean and he's not sure about his mum's new boyfriend... Eventually, he decides he's going to get his family back together - whatever it takes.

    The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair finds Becket Rumsey setting sail on a journey of discovery; and Just Call Me Spaghetti-Hoop Boy has Adam butters deciding to take his rightful place as a superhero.
    These poignant, witty and thought-provoking novels from Lara Williamson deserve a place on every young reader's bookshelf.

    For fans of authors like: Jacqueline Wilson, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Ross Welford
    Format: paperback
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  • The Extinction Trials Collection - 3 Books

    S.M. Wilson

    Product Code: EXTI
    Collection 13 years +
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    Only the strongest will be chosen... Only the reckless will survive.

    Stormchaser and Lincoln must risk everything to survive in their ruined world. Both of them will do anything to win the contest but this land full of monsters - both human and reptilian - is far more dangerous than they imagined...Can they trust anyone?

    A combination of The Hunger Games and Jurassic Park, S.M. Wilson's The Extinction Trials is a pacy, thrilling series filled with action, romance, survival and betrayal.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • Old Bear Collection - 3 Books

    Jane Hissey

    Product Code: OBEA
    Collection 3 years +
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    Join the toys and celebrate Old Bear's birthday party!

    This is a collection of three charming picture books by Jane Hissey. Old Bear is the classic and familiar story of a much-loved teddy bear who gets lost. Luckily, Bramwell Brown, Little Bear, Duck and Rabbit have an entire array of ingenious methods to find Old Bear again...

    Jolly Snow is a wonderfully wintry tale about Jolly Tall, who just wants it to snow. When it doesn't come, Old Bear strikes upon a brilliant idea - why don't the toys just make their own?

    Happy Birthday Old Bear finds the toys getting everything ready for Old Bear's party. Elsie the elephant is a new friend and is planning on giving Old Bear a painted umbrella but then a gust of wind blows her (and the present!) away. Will the toys save her in time?

    These endearing stories were all inspired by the author's actual toys and the adventures she used to send them on!
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • The Roald Dahl Audio Collection - 16 MP3 CDs

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: RDCD
    Audio 7 years +
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    Listen to the master storyteller's favourite tales!

    Roald Dahl is the most beloved children's author and his stories have entertained and inspired generations of readers. This MP3 CD collection contains unabridged adaptations of 16 of his classic books including Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG.

    It also includes his autobiography Boy and shorter stories including Billy and The Minpins and The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me. All of the stories are read by big-name celebrities and actors including Hugh Laurie, Kate Winslet and David Walliams.
    Please note this collection contains CDs that can only be played on MP3-accessible CD players, computers and laptops. The majority of post-2001 car model stereos are MP3 CD accessible. Please check your CD player is MP3 accessible before placing an order. To listen to the audio, import into iTunes or any other media player, then transfer to your MP3 device or player. Suitable for smartphones, iPads and tablets.
    Format: MP3 CD. Unabridged
    Stories in this collection: The BFG - Read by David Walliams, Billy and the Minpins - Read by Bill Bailey, Boy - Read by Dan Stevens, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Read by Douglas Hodge, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator - Read by Douglas Hodge, Danny and the Champion of the Word - read by Peter Serafinowicz, Esio Trot - Read by Quentin Blake, Fantastic Mr Fox - Read by Chris O'Dowd, George's Marvellous Medicine - Derek Jacobi, The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me - Read by Hugh Laurie, Going Solo - Read by Dan Stevens, James and the Giant Peach - Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt, The Magic Finger - Read by Kate Winslet, Matilda - Read by Kate Winslet, The Twits - Read by Richard Ayoade and The Witches - Read by Miranda Richardson.
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  • Ann Granger's Campbell & Carter Collection - 6 Books

    Ann Granger

    Product Code: ANNG
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    Full of murder and intrigue, these English country crime novels find Superintendent Ian Carter and Inspector Jess Campbell investigating quirky crimes across the Cotswolds.

    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
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  • Danny Wallace's Hamish Collection - 5 Books

    Danny Wallace

    Product Code: HADW
    Collection 9 years +
    (2)
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    Danny Wallace, the author of Yes Man, has turned his attention to children's books with hilarious results. He's created a lovable character called Hamish and these five misadventures will delight readers of David Walliams, Tom Gates and David Baddiel.

    Hamish and the WorldStoppers asks what would you do if the world just stopped... The birds in the air, planes in the sky and every single other person has been frozen by The Terribles. But luckily, 10-year-old Hamish Ellerby knows all about them and is getting set to save the world.

    Hamish and the Neverpeople finds the Earth under threat from a shadowy figure, sinister monsters, thundering metal oddballs and beings that are just like humans (but also not at all); and Hamish also has to deal with a burping noise and weird seeds falling from the sky...
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
    • RRP £34.95
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  • Chris Hoy's Flying Fergus Collection - 10 books

    Chris Hoy

    Product Code: CHFL
    Collection 7 years +
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    Children will be racing all the way through the 10 books featured in this exciting collection of Flying Fergus books. Written by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, the pacy reads combine cycling with magic and adventure.

    The Best Birthday Bike, the first book in the series, finds Fergus Hamilton getting a rusty old bike for his 9th birthday from his mum and granddad. It's not the Sullivan Swift he was after, but when he cleans it up and takes it for a test run, something amazing happens... He finds himself transported to Nevermore, a land where cycling is banned by the wicked King Woebegot.

    Soon Fergus, his chimp and their new friend Princess Lily are ignoring the king's rule and bunny-hopping on their bikes over the Swamp of Certain Death. When Fergus returns to the real world, he remembers he needs to complete a time trial in order to join the local cycling team. Will he be able to impress without the help of magic?

    With fantastic illustrations from Clare Elsom, these books combine the craziness of Adventure Time with cycling success from a popular Olympian. They're a golden read!
    Format: paperback
    • £8.00
    • RRP £49.90
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  • Happily Ever After Collection - 6 Books

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: HEAF
    Collection 7 years +
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    Find out what happens after 'happily ever after' with these fantastic twists on your favourite fairy tales...

    The Three Little Pigs are going on a camping trip, but the Third Little Pig is planning a bit too much; The Wicked Stepmother is determined to make amends for her past; and Mr Bear is anxious following Goldilocks' break-in...

    These fun twists on fairy tales will encourage independent reading and are full of points to discuss and morals to learn from.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • Matt Brown Collection - 3 Books

    Matt Brown

    Product Code: MBRO
    Collection 10 years +
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    Alien talent shows, zombie school trips and killer vending machines... Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Matt Brown!

    These zany and funny readers for fans of Pamela Butchart, Tom Fletcher and Diary of a Wimpy Kid have so much appeal that even children who wouldn't normally pick up a book will be laughing their way through the pages.

    The author's Compton Valance series was a big favourite with our customers and we just know your children are going to love these misadventures. We wouldn't be surprised if they want to sign up for a place at Dreary Inkling Primary School...
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.97
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  • 100 Facts Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: REDF
    Collection 6 years +
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    Expand your knowledge with six books full of top facts! Each book features two different topics so your children will enjoy a varied read.

    Each of these books has strong visuals and photographs that fact-hungry children will love to pore over. They have concise text and diagrams to help further understanding.

    These amazing, amusing, fascinating and surprising books focus on dinosaurs and natural wonders, animals and ocean creatures, the world and weather, space and big ideas, the body and senses, and birds and bugs.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
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  • Ruth Hogan Collection - 3 Books

    Ruth Hogan

    Product Code: RHOG
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    Ruth Hogan's warm, wise and poignant novels touch on important themes of families, secrets and the astonishing power of friendship.

    A chance encounter turns Masha's life around in The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes; acts of generosity and compassion helps Laura find a new home in The Keeper of Lost Things; and Tilda finds her adult life damaged by her mother's unaccountable cruelty in Queenie Meanie's Paradise Hotel.

    These books will appeal to fans of Marian Keyes, Jane Green and Adele Parks.
    Format: paperback
    • £3.00
    • RRP £23.97
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  • Animal Ark Collection - 10 Books

    Lucy Daniels

    Product Code: ANIA
    Collection 7 years +
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    Bunnies in trouble, puppies in peril and doggy drama...

    Lucy Daniels' Animal Ark series has been a favourite for generations and this collection of 10 amazing animal stories is completely heart-warming and perfect for fans of Michael Morpurgo.

    Mandy Hope's parents are in charge of Animal Ark, a veterinary surgery that protects and looks after a range of animals. Mandy is always keen to help and enjoys bonding with the animals. As well as cats, rabbits and dogs, she also gets meet more exotic creatures including koalas and dolphins.
    Format: paperback
    • £6.00
    • RRP £49.90
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  • Ben Fogle's Mr Dog Collection - 3 Books

    Ben Fogle

    Product Code: BFMD
    Collection 7 years +
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    Join Mr Dog as he meets some extraordinary animals...

    Written by broadcaster, explorer and dog lover Ben Fogle alongside Astrosaurs and Cows in Action author Steve Cole, these chapter books show how you can always count on Mr Dog to help an animal in trouble.

    He plays bunnysitter to a mother rabbit caught in a trap; spends time out at sea searching for a missing seal; and has to save a hedgehog from a prickly and precarious situation.

    The stories have all been inspired by Ben's experiences with animals in need of help in real life and the black and white illustrations by Nikolas Ilic just add to the appeal of these engaging and exciting reads.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • Ultimate Superstars Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: ULSS
    Collection 9 years +
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    Join your favourite pop stars on their journey to Number 1!

    Similar in style to the popular Football Legends series, these books follow the lives and careers of today's biggest singers - Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande - in a narrative style.

    Each book reveals how the stars went from humble beginnings to fame at an early age (from childhood TV appearances to performing in Destiny's Child!) and how their songs managed to capture the public's imagination and define generations of wannabe superstars.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • Jeanne Willis & Tony Ross Collection - 5 books

    Jeanne Willis & Tony Ross

    Product Code: JWTR
    Collection 3 years +
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    Look at things from a bat's perspective and give a slug a hug!

    These brilliantly buoyant picture books from the dream team of Jeanne Willis and Horrid Henry illustrator Tony Ross tell exciting stories about animals learning vital life lessons: Cottonwool Colin learns how to look after himself; Hippopotamus learns what the spotamus on her bottomus is; and cow stops being such a Misery Moo.

    These irrepressible and heart-warming stories from an award-winning team have fun rhyming text and important messages that are sure keep readers of all ages happily entertained...
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
    • RRP £34.95
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  • Max the Detective Cat Collection - 3 Books

    Sarah Todd Taylor

    Product Code: MTDC
    Collection 7 years +
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    Maximilian is a pampered cat who enjoys the finer things in life. But when a mouse chase goes wrong, he finds himself alone (and scruffy) and hiding out at the Theatre Royal.

    What better way to deal with this new situation than by getting his claws into some crime cases? He'd be purr-fect for this job, after all. He gets his whiskers in a twist as he tries to uncover the truth behind the disappearance of Madame Emerald; investigates ghostly goings-on and talk of a family curse affecting the whole theatre troupe when they perform in Lord Fawley's castle; and looks into the case of disappearing cats in Paris.

    With a feline character inspired by Hercule Poirot and appealing black and white illustrations, these books provide a miaow-some introduction to mystery novels.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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    Chris Lloyd Collection - 3 Books

    Chris Lloyd

    Product Code: CLYD
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    Can you crack the killings in Catalonia?

    A number of hate figures - including a loan shark, a corrupt priest and four thugs who blighted the streets - have been murdered in the Catalan city of Girona. Each corpse has then been presented in a way that no one can fathom!

    Elisenda Domenech, the head of the city's newly formed Serious Crime Unit, is determined to do all she can to stop the attacks. She believes the attacker is drawing on the city's legends to choose his targets, but her colleagues aren't convinced... She faces a battle against the press, the public and other members of the police force to discover the truth.
    For fans of authors like Val McDermid, Andrea Camilleri, Henning Mankell
    This collection contains books 1-3 in Chris Lloyd's Detective Elisenda Domenech series
    Format: paperback
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    Menna Van Praag Collection - 3 Books

    Menna Van Praag

    Product Code: MVNP
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    Menna van Praag's evocative romances blend real issues with a touch of magic that will appeal to fans of Chocolat.

    Her debut, The House at the End of Hope Street, finds Alba coming to live in a house in Cambridge that has previously been a home to Virginia Woolf, Dorothy Parker and Agatha Christie.
    Format: paperback
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