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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 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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    FTBL 8 years +

    Ultimate Football Heroes Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Matt and Tom Oldfield

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    Our all-new Ultimate Football Heroes collection showcases and celebrates the lives, careers and skills of 10 of the world's best footballers including Tottenham and England's Harry Kane, FA Cup 2019 Man of the Match Kevin De Bruyne and World Cup 2018 sensation Kylian Mbappe.

    With engaging cover artwork and a narrative account of each player's career, these books will delight any young football fan and offer a great way of getting children into reading - especially those who wouldn't normally pick up a book.

    These goal-den biographies are available at a back-of-the-net price and capture the action and excitement of the Beautiful Game in all its glory. They are a must for any young footy fanatic!
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.90
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    LOUD 3 years +

    Shout Out Loud Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    A selection of exuberant picture books for children to read aloud with glee! These boisterous books have rhythmic, funny text that is an absolute joy to share with little ones.

    All of the stories have repetitive and flowing text that children will love to join in with on repeated reads. Whether you're buying picture books to give out as party bag treats or want a bumper selection to choose from at your own child's storytime, this is the collection for you.

    It contains Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury's classic We're Going on a Bear Hunt. Lucy Cousins' bold Hooray for Fish! and Jeanne Willis and Jane Chapman's hilarious Monkey Found a Baby.
    Format: paperback
    • £10.99
    • RRP £70.90
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  • PFAM Toddlers

    Peppa Pig's Family Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

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    Four sturdy board books featuring the best-loved characters from Peppa Pig! Read all about how much Peppa and George love their family in these adorable storybooks.

    In My Grandpa, the skills of grandpas everywhere are celebrated as little ones read all about the things Grandpa Pig is great at doing; My Daddy talks about Daddy Pig's quirks and would be the perfect gift for dads to read to their little piglets this Father's Day; from playing games to gardening, Peppa and George know that Granny can do all sorts of things in My Granny; and My Mummy honours all the different roles that mummies play - from comforting cuddles to fierce fire-fighting!

    Format: board book
    • £5.99
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    BGDR 8 years +

    The Boy Who Grew Dragons Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Andy Shepherd

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    There's a dragonfruit tree at the bottom of Tomas' grandad's garden. Tomas takes a funny fruit from it and is shocked when a tiny dragon hatches!

    He names it Flicker and soon the two are having a great, if unpredictable, time! Tomas learns that dragons make amazing pets, but they're also dangerous and can set fire to your toothbrush...

    Tomas realises that he will have to learn how to look after a dragon but then something extraordinary happens: more dragonfruits are appearing on the tree. It seems like Tomas is officially growing dragons!

    Full of heart and humour, these are quirky, acclaimed stories about a boy and his ever-growing flight of dragons. Sara Ogilvie's stunning illustrations just add to the joy in these fun-filled stories for fans of the Treehouse series and Toto the Ninja Cat.

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Andy Shepherd's The Boy Who Grew Dragons series.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.99
    • RRP £17.97
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    CDON

    Clare Donoghue Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Clare Donoghue

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    Based in and around South East London, Clare Donoghue's DS Jane Bennett and DI Mike Lockyer police procedurals will chill you to the bone...

    You won't be able to stop turning the pages in Never Look Back, the first novel in the series (and Clare's debut), as the regional murder squad find themselves on the trail of a murderer who brutally killed three women in sadistic fashion while they were only feet away from safety... DI Lockyer desperately tries to find the link between these incidents but what he discovers throws his personal and professional life into turmoil.

    No Place to Die finds the duo on the trail of a killer with a seriously twisted mind; and Trust No One has an unhappy marriage ending in murder...

    For fans of authors like David Hewson, Mark Billingham, Tess Gerritsen

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Clare Donoghue's DS Jane Bennett and DI Mike Lockyer series
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
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  • SRHM 12 years +

    Sarah Moore Fitzgerald Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Sarah Moore Fitzgerald

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    Three stunning and emotional family stories from Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week Winner, Sarah Moore Fitzgerald. We'd recommend them for readers of Annabel Pitcher, Anne Cassidy and Sara Barnard.

    Cosmo keeps his promise to his granddad to return to Blackbrick, but he finds himself in the forgotten corner of a distant past. Here friendships come to life, there are new beginnings, a lifetime of memories and everything is still possible...

    Oscar Dunleavy, who used to make the world's most perfect apple tarts, is missing and presumed dead. His best friend Meg and his little brother Stevie set out to find out what happened and together learn about the importance of friendship.

    Set in Dublin and Siena, Minty follows the twisty-turny trees into Nettlebog. There she finds Ned Buckley - the mysterious boy from school - and she discovers he can ride wild horses. He also knows things about the human race that will save her!
    Format: paperback
    Please note that our current Schools catalogue has the incorrect jacket for The Apple Tart of Hope. We apologise for any inconvenience.
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    BEES Babies

    Busy Bees Collection - 4 Books in a Bag (Collection)

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    This beautiful carry bag holds tried-and-tested Busy Bees baby books including a first 100 words book, a tabbed bedtime book, a peekaboo book with a mirror and a fold-out height chart.

    The soft and sweet illustration style is very appealing and the tactile nature of all of the books makes them pleasing to touch. The sweet height chart features a chart on one side so you can track baby's growing rate (it goes up to 4 1/2 feet/140cm) and a selection of beloved nursery rhymes to share together on the back.

    A wonderful first gift bag for babies, this is sure to inspire an early love of books and help children learn, develop and master essential skills including hand-eye coordination and observation.
    • £7.99
    • RRP £21.96
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    TAWC

    T A Williams Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    T A Williams

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    Three escapist novels from T.A. Williams for you to pack away in your suitcase this summer. They will leave you beaming from ear to ear as you follow the loves and lives of three different women in gorgeous locations.

    Dreaming of Florence follows Debbie Waterson as she bumps into a handsome Italian doctor and makes plans to visit Florence before reality hits; Dreaming of St Tropez finds recently unemployed Jess Milton being given the opportunity to dog-sit Brutus amidst a playground of billionaires in the sizzling sun; and Dreaming of Venice has Penny finding love, friendship and Prosecco in the Floating City.

    For fans of authors like Jenny Oliver, Cathy Kelly, Erica James
    Format: paperback
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    SPTO 3 years +

    Supertato Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    Sue Hendra

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    Four laugh-out-loud stories from the bestselling Supertato series!

    Join Supertato and the veggies as they compete in Sports Day at the supermarket; go on an epic treasure hunt; and go against the Evil Pea!

    These fast-moving adventures are filled with exciting illustrations and simple text that little ones will love to read again and again.

    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
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  • WRDS 7 years +

    Wordsearches Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    Children will have hours of fun completing the wordsearches in these eye-catching books.

    Each book has 190 hidden words to find and the wordsearches are based around fun, popular and engaging themes including princesses, animals, dinosaurs and things that go.

    These are brilliant books for keeping children entertained while on the move or out (e.g at a restaurant) and also perfect for sharing out in party bags!
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
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    TSCO 8 years +

    The Science Of... Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    This fact-packed collection is all about engineering and Earth science subjects! From rocks and minerals to bridges and tunnels and medical technology, these books answer questions about important topics.

    From the technology of ships to the causes and effects of natural disasters, they all tie in with the STEM curriculum and are perfect for opening readers' eyes to the wonders of science. One book focuses on the history of warfare and the science behind the weapons and vehicles used in conflict.

    From the team behind our bestselling You Wouldn't Want to Be and You Wouldn't Want Live Without collections, each book combines informative, bite-sized text with quirky illustrations as a diverse set of characters present the information in an appealing and concise way.

    The accessible diagrams, side panels and speech bubbles provide multiple entry points for reluctant readers and encourage a love of reading and learning.
    Format: paperback
    • £10.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    CLEV

    The Complete Shetland Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

    Ann Cleeves

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    This collection contains all eight absorbing thrillers from Ann Cleeves' bestselling Shetland series, which has been adapted into a popular BBC drama starring Douglas Henshall.

    Detective Jimmy Perez encounters all kinds of evil in the remote community: he finds his neighbour left for dead after being strangled; looks into the case of an amnesiac's 'suicide'; and has to deal with the discovery of a woman's body at the supposed sanctuary of the Fair Isles bird observatory.

    Set against a stunning and evocative backdrop, these are powerful and page-turning murder mysteries full of surprises and suspense. Any crime thriller fan will want to add this collection to their bookshelf.

    This collection contains books 1-8 in Ann Cleeves' Shetland series
    Format: paperback
    • £10.99
    • RRP £63.92
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    JESS 10 years +

    Jess Butterworth Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Jess Butterworth

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    Three stand-alone novels from Jess Butterworth with warm, accessible text and strong, environmental messages about caring for the world we live in. We'd recommend them for fans of Ross Welford and David Baddiel's children's books.

    Running on the Roof of the World is a richly atmospheric story of survival and hope set in Tibet, India. It follows 12-year-old Tash and her best friend Sam as they travel across the mountains to save her parents - with the help of the Dalai Lama.

    In When the Mountains Roared, Ruby is sent to live in the middle of the wilderness in India and she's sure it will never truly feel like home. But when the last remaining leopards of the mountains are threatened, Ruby vows to do all she can do to protect them.

    And in Swimming Against the Storm, Eliza and her sister Avery are determined to save their home in a small fishing village on the coast of Louisiana. With sea levels rising, they go searching for the dangerous wolf-like loup-garou to encourage the government to save its habitat - and their community.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.99
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    FIEN 3 years +

    Zoo Friends Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    Which animal has done a poo in the zoo? Who wants to join the critters at the hibernation hotel? And will that lion ever find some peace and quiet?

    We just know your animal-obsessed children will love these energetic picture books inspired by the creatures found in zoos. They are bright, bold and brilliant and vary from laugh-out-loud tales to soothing stories. They're all presented in a sturdy slipcase.

    Written by talented authors who know what makes a good children's story and featuring artwork from our Bedtime Story Competition illustrators Ada Grey, Alison Brown and many more, these are simply roar-some stories to share with your young readers!
    Format: paperback
    • £10.99
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    Steve Cavanagh Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Steve Cavanagh

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    Before becoming a lawyer, Eddie Flynn was a con artist. It doesn't take him long to realise that the two careers are not actually that different...

    In these pacy and absorbing reads, Eddie's past catches up with him. The Defence is the first book in the bestselling series and it finds Eddie vowing never to set foot in a courtroom again. When the Russian Mafia track him down and kidnap his daughter, he has no choice... Under the scrutiny of the media and the FBI, Eddie must use every trick in the book to ensure he sees Amy again.

    The Plea finds Eddie representing an innocent client that could put his wife's livelihood in jeopardy; and The Liar finds him taking on the case of a missing daughter and her desperate father.
    For fans of authors like: John Grisham, Lee Child, Vince Flynn

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Steve Cavanagh's Eddie Flynn series
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £26.97
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    RYLR 7 years +

    The Royal Rabbits Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Santa Montefiore

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    The Hobbit meets Fantastic Mr Fox meets Watership Down in this charming collection from renowned storytellers and bestselling authors Santa Montefiore and Simon Sebag Montefiore.

    Packed with fun, fantasy and adventure, The Royal Rabbits of London tells a madcap story about a secret society that will do anything to protect the royal family from the horrible Ratzis. In Escape From the Tower, the Ratzis are back and plotting chaos up in the Shard, but it gets worse when weakling Shylo Tawny-Tail is kidnapped.

    The Great Diamond Chase will have you eager to turn the pages when a precious diamond is stolen from Buckingham Palace. Can the Royal Rabbits uncover the culprit and rescue the diamond in time?

    Format: paperback
    • £4.99
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    RCHL

    Rachael Lucas Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Rachael Lucas

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    Rachael Lucas writes stunning stories about love, friendship and new beginnings that will warm your heart. They're perfect summer reads to pack in your suitcase.

    Wildflower Bay is about a little island with big secrets. Isla has landed her dream job as a head stylist at an exclusive salon in Edinburgh but the focus on having a successful career means a social life has completely passed her by. Until now. When her aunt asks for her help, Isla heads to the remote island of Auchenmor and comes across Finn, a 35-year-old man who has just had a reality check...

    Coming Up Roses is the story of country air, cowslips and a charismatic rogue; and Finding Hope at Hillside Farm follows Ella as she tries to find happiness with a man called Harry and his little girl, Hope.

    For fans of authors like: Cathy Bramley, Katie Fforde, Jill Mansell
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
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    TURC 5 years +

    The Usborne Reading Collection (Collection)

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    Developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton, The Usborne Reading Collection features 40 titles incorporating a broad range of story styles.

    They are designed to help your child grow as a reader and develop their interests so that they can find the right books for their tastes.

    From early stories about robots, pirates, princes and princesses to much-loved classics including The Billy Goats Gruff, Pinocchio and Alice in Wonderland and comical original new favourites including The Clumsy Crocodile, the charming tales in this collection are fully illustrated and are ideal for inspiring a love of reading. There are also abridged editions of more advanced stories like The Railway Children, Black Beauty and Macbeth for children to enjoy.

    The pack includes 25 books from the Usborne Young Reading Series 1 and a further 15 books from Usborne Young Reading Series 2.

    Format: paperback
    • £37.99
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  • NIEL 12 years +

    Susin Nielsen Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Susin Nielsen

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    Susin Nielsen writes fresh and contemporary teen tales that are warm-hearted and cover tricky subjects with wit and candour. Perfect for fans of Wonder and Annabel Pitcher, these heartfelt stand-alone stories cover themes of families, inclusivity and fitting in.

    My Messed-up Life finds Violet's dad leaving her and her mum for a 'new' and improved family. She's not impressed with her mum's new boyfriend so sets her sights on a man who will be the perfect partner and stepdad: George Clooney.

    We Are All Made of Molecules finds Stewart missing his late mum. His loneliness is even more apparent now he's moved in with the popular Ashley and her mum. Stewart can't quite fit in at school and Ashley can't get used to her awkward new home. And then they both attract the attention of the school hunk, Jared...

    Word Nerd is about a friendless nerd called Ambrose Bukowski and what happens when bullies try to kill him by putting a peanut in his sandwich...
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    • £5.99
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  • TRAP 9 years +

    Abie Longstaff's Trapdoor Mysteries Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Abie Longstaff

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    From the author of The Fairytale Hairdresser series, the Trapdoor Mysteries follows 10-year-old Tally and her best friend Squill (who's a squirrel, of course) as they solve mysteries with the help of a secret library...

    Orphan Tally is the servant girl at Mollet Manor and she's also the Secret Keeper of the magical library hidden underneath the grounds. When the manor is burgled in book one, Tally must use the books to catch the criminals - but can she use them to find her missing mother too?

    In book two, Lady Mollett's puppy is kidnapped and Tally must find the dognapper before it's too late! And book three sees a ghost turn up at the manor - can the library help Tally catch something that no one can see?

    Format: paperback
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    LCAN

    Louise Candlish Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Louise Candlish

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    Our House author Louise Candlish writes gripping contemporary novels packed with twists and turns that will have you reading long into the night.

    The Disappearance of Emily Marr finds the title character finding herself at the centre of a media witch hunt when her affair with a married neighbour is made public; Other People's Secrets follows Ginny and Adam Trustlove as they head to Italy on holiday despite being torn apart by personal tragedy; and The Second Husband finds a new neighbour making Kate Easton and her two children's lives hell...

    Three expertly crafted tales of scandal, obsession and adultery that you won't want to put down.

    For fans of authors like: Clare Mackintosh, S.J. Watson, Maria Semple
    Format: paperback
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    RRAV 10 years +

    Rose Raventhorpe Investigates Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Janine Beacham

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    Nancy Drew meets Downton Abbey in this collection of fresh mysteries set in Victorian England.

    When Rose Raventhorpe's butler is found murdered in book one, she is determined to uncover the culprit - especially since he's the third butler to die in a week! Soon, she learns there is a secret society of crime-fighting butlers - and someone is on to them...

    In book two, Rose vows to help an orphan boy named Orpheus to solve the mystery of his sister's kidnapping. But the investigation is more complicated than she anticipated, as she is lead through fancy tea-rooms, horrible factories and secret underground passages...

    Another murder strikes in the city of Yorke in book three, causing Rose and the secret society of butlers to search for clues in the dark, eerie skitterways - is an ancient ghost-hound on the loose or is it human?
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    • £4.99
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    Brian McGilloway Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Brian McGilloway

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    Crime fiction fans will be fully absorbed by these captivating, heartbreaking and shocking thrillers from Brian McGiloway. They all follow Inspector Benedict Devlin as he investigates all kinds of sinister situations...

    Bleed a River Deep finds a US diplomat being attacked during the opening of a Donegal gold mine - and Devlin being disciplined for a lapse in security. But when the environmentalist shooter is found dead near the mine, Devlin realises something far more wide-reaching is afoot...

    In The Rising, Devlin is looking into a case of arson that takes him into a world of disappearing teenagers, drug dealers and horrific murders; while The Nameless Dead finds a cold case leading him to the desolate Islandmore where he uncovers a horrifying secret...

    For fans of authors like Peter James, Mark Billingham, Neil Cross

    This collection contains books 3-5 in Brian McGilloway's Inspector Benedict Devlin series
    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
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  • LING 9 years +

    Joan Lingard Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Joan Lingard

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    Three exciting historical adventures from bestselling children's author, Joan Lingard.

    Despite looking after ten children already, Mr and Mrs Bigsby of the Pig and Whistle, Stoke Newington, are asked to take in an eleventh orphan named Elfie. But there's something about her - why does Elfie possess a little watercolour of the Pig and Whistle?

    In The Chancery Lane Conspiracy, Elfie and her best friend Joe's suspicion of a dodgy lawyer lead them to a conspiracy that spans across the country. And in The Stolen Sister, Elfie's little sister Rosalind is kidnapped from outside her school. It's a race against the time to locate the culprit before the family falls apart...

    Format: paperback
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