All Bestselling Books
NROJ 7 years +7 years +
There are no other authors quite like Roald Dahl. A supreme storyteller with a wicked sense of humour, his characters and stories are timeless and unforgettable.
- RRP £98.85
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- Just £1.47 per book
With striking new artwork to celebrate the Roald Dahl 100 celebrations and a keepsake slipcase featuring Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations, this 15-book collection brings together all Dahl's classic children's novels.
From Mr. Hoppy and Mrs Silver to Mr. & Mrs Twit; and from giant peaches to magic medicines; this is a collection bursting with unique characters, hilarious situations and unforgettable storylines - as well as Dahl's wicked sense of humour.
An essential addition to any bookshelf, the likes of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Witches and Fantastic Mr. Fox have shocked, excited and entertained generations of children and now's your chance to own them all - whatever your age!
Mary Berry is the nation's favourite baker and in this official tie-in to her brand new BBC series, she shows you how to prepare some truly phenomenal recipes.
- RRP £26.00
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There are 120 recipes to try out and they're all presented with Mary's trademark no-fuss guidance and instructions. Anyone who loves cooking will find so much to enjoy in these mouth-watering recipes.
Mary even shares her best time-saving tips, storecupboard essentials and clever ways to cook.
This is a new collection of Peppa stories that comes in a big, green bag. It will delight fans of the star of the popular cartoon.
- RRP £49.90
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- Just £1.30 per book
With 10 stories to read through (all different from our previous collection - which you can find by searching product code PIGB), the books follow Peppa as she plays basketball; goes on holiday; and even meets the Queen. Her friends and family also have a chance to shine - George gets a brand new dinosaur toy; and Grampy Rabbit blasts off into space.
With bright and bold artwork in every book and the familiar characters, this is an oink-some collection for young children who love all things Peppa!
FFCC 7 years +7 years +
With mysteries, adventure and lashings of ginger beer, The Famous Five have entertained generations of young readers. In fact, the books have never been out of print!
- RRP £153.78
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- Just £1.14 per book
Here, in a keepsake box, you can enjoy all 22 novels that follow Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog as they visit some thrilling places and explore and uncover all sorts of secrets. To complete the set, there's a book of short stories about our favourite would-be detectives.
From Kirrin Island to the lighthouse at Demon's Rocks and farms, castles, caves and secret passages galore, the gang outwit thieves, seek hidden treasure and encounter spook trains in their exciting journeys. Illustrated by Eileen Soper, this complete set of books shows how courage and determination can always help children achieve great things.
This RHS book will show you how to cultivate your ideal garden. It provides guidance for over 800 trees, shrubs and climbing plants and explains all the best ways to prune and train them.
- RRP £19.99
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Ideal for all abilities of gardner, it provides information on different plant types including fruits, roses, shrubs and trees. It then explains the specialised techniques you'll need for each one including coppicing, pollarding and pinch pruning.
Following the tips in this book will help you enjoy having a perfectly pruned garden all year round. It helps you discover where, when and how to prune and train to make the most of your flowers.
Having served many years working for Strathclyde police, Denzil Meyrick adds a touch of authenticity and some dark humour to his crime thrillers that will appeal to fans of Ian Rankin. This collection includes the first three novels in the series starring DCI Jim Daley.
- RRP £26.97
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- Just £2.00 per book
Whisky from Small Glasses finds the body of a young woman being washed up on an idyllic beach on the west coast of Scotland and Daley is despatched from Glasgow to lead the investigation. He leaves his troubled marriage behind and travels far from home to deal with this, but then he comes across huge obstacles - not least the prime suspect being gruesomely murdered...
In the follow-up The Last Witness, Daley finds criminal mastermind James Machie seemingly returning from the dead. He's determined to track down those who crossed him and Frank MacDougall (who, unbeknownst to Daley, is living under protection in Kinloch) is top of his list.
Dark Suits and Sad Songs, the third in book in the series, has a senior Edinburgh civil servant taking his own life in Kinloch harbour. Following this tragedy, Daley finds out for himself just how murky the world of politics can be...
This collection includes books 1-3 in Denzil Meyrick's DCI Jim Daley series.
Please note this collection contains very strong language.
Margaret Pemberton's The Londoners trilogy is a saga set in the nation's capital that touches on many of the social issues that engulfed the country during the 1940s and 50s.
- RRP £23.97
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- Just £2.00 per book
The first book introduces Carl Voigt, a First World War prisoner of war who had married a Cockney girl and never moved back to his native Germany. Now a widower, Carl and Kate were always popular but during the Second World War, they start to be treated as outcasts. Finding friends is hard and Kate finds herself alone and pregnant. However, during the blitz Kate forms a bond with a wounded sailor called Leon Emmerson who is also being shunned by society...
The following books find Kate facing a battle just after the war to keep her young son with her; and her new family celebrating the Coronation in 1953.
Do you want to learn how to draw? This engaging, write-in book from the experienced artist and teacher Jake Spicer will show you how.
- RRP £14.99
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Using innovative and easy-to-follow methods, it encourages you to practise the simple lessons straight away. It eases you in and gradually shows you the more head-turning techniques that you'll love mastering.
This book is full of straightforward advice and tricks that help you develop skills. All you'll need to do is pick up a pencil and work your way through. Among the styles covered are shape, tone and texture, distance and detail and a two-point perspective.
HRYP 9 years +9 years +
If you're lucky enough to have tickets to see The Cursed Child on stage or enjoyed watching Eddie Redmayne's performance as Newt Scamander in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film, then why not head back to Platform 9 3/4, climb aboard the Hogwarts Express and enjoy the Complete Harry Potter Collection for a magical price. Presented in a gorgeous slipcase, these editions of J. K. Rowling's classics come complete with stunning cover illustrations from Jonny Duddle.
- RRP £59.99
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- Just £4.28 per book
A phenomenon like no other, Harry's incredible journey begins with The Philosopher's Stone. Unhappily living in a cupboard under the stairs at his aunt's, he's visited by a giant called Rubeus Hagrid who delivers the most astonishing news - Harry's a wizard. As he heads to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry makes friends with Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, meets oh-so-wise Professor Dumbledore and the complex Severus Snape and their incredible adventure begins. But evil in the shape of Lord Voldemort is getting ever closer - and the Dark Lord has his sights set firmly on Harry.
Throughout the seven books, Harry learns what it means to be a Gryffindor student and the value of friendship and trust. The eight films starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint were a record-breaking success and now you can relive the stories where it all began time and time again with this amazing Harry Potter box set - Expecto Patronum!
Ever since winning Celebrity MasterChef, Lisa Faulkner has gone from strength to strength and is now just as beloved for her cooking skills as she is her acting work. Her latest cookbook finds her sharing recipes that have been cooked both by her as a mother and by her friends and family who are mothers.
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Lisa has tweaked, rewritten, added and played around with the recipe ideas, adding some of her own family's staples and presents all 100 here with easy-to-follow instructions and sumptuous photography.
Providing wholesome, hearty meals for the family any day of the week, you will find a delicious selection of poultry, meat, fish, veggie and sweet dishes.
WWDS 5 years +5 years +
The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Horton Hears a Who... Dr. Seuss' creations are timeless and here you can read all of the stories starring this zany cast of characters for one unbelievable Book People price.
- RRP £119.80
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- Just £1.10 per book
With 20 books of crazy rhymes and weird and wonderful characters to enjoy, this collection even contains some you may not be familiar with just yet - making it all the more fun to read!
Wild, wacky and energetic, you'll love reading these books almost as much as your children will enjoy listening to you read them. With 20 hardbacks displayed in a box, it's sure to inspire a lifelong love of quirky reads in your children.
Please note each book size is 160 x 115mm
Hazel Soan is a hugely popular artist and in this book she will teach you everything you need to know about painting people.
- RRP £9.99
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Compact and accessible, it has a very visual style and easy-to-follow instructions that will help you gain confidence when it comes to painting your own artworks. It also has advice on painting people as individuals and as part of a crowd.
She also advices on how to paint people in different poses and settings and explains how to make the most of watercolour, oils and other media. Body proportion, perspective and portraiture are also all included.
JDZB 3 years +3 years +
The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom... when it comes to books for toddlers, Julia Donaldson can't be beaten and you'll find all these and more in this brilliant 10-book collection.
- RRP £69.90
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- Just £1.20 per book
Sure to quickly become bedtime favourites, our collection also includes Julia Donaldson stories that may not be as well known but are just as delightful. With flowing, rhyming copy and illustrations from the likes of Axel Scheffler, Rebecca Cobb and Emily Gravett, we just know your toddlers will love The Snail and the Whale, The Paper Dolls and Cave Baby.
Stories to be returned to time and time again and perfect for shared reading, you will not find these amazing picture books at a lower price. A must for any young reader!
Please note that this is our bestselling collection in a new and refreshed carry bag.
Bees are not only beautiful, natural insects but they're also vital to human existence. From the experts at DK, The Bee Book celebrates their existence and provides an introduction to beekeeping.
- RRP £16.99
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From their role in nature to how they impact our gardens and what they do in the hive, this book is full of fascinating facts like how a honey bee visits up to 1,000 flowers a day yet only produces one-twelfth of a teaspoon of honey in its entire lifetime.
It also explains how the human race can support and benefit from bees' presence. It describes how intelligent they are and the important but turbulent role of a queen bee. It also includes recipes for home remedies and beauty treatments that make use of honey, wax and propolis. You can even learn how to create a bee 'hotel'.
This book provides step-by-step instructions for how to perform over 75 different exercises if you are over 50 and are looking to keep fit.
- RRP £12.99
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A detailed guide to attaining optimum physical fitness, the first group of exercises focus on flexibility, while the next ones will help you improve your endurance. There are also exercises that target range of motion, posture and alignment, core strengthening for injury prevention and toning.
This book will help you keep fit - and stay fit. It's a handy guide for anyone over 50 who is looking to live a healthier life.
Forensic archaeologist Dr. Ruth Galloway comes across another perplexing and disturbing case in CWA Dagger Award winner Elly Griffiths' latest page-turning thriller.
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Boiled human bones have been found in Norwich's web of underground tunnels and when Dr. Ruth Galloway discovers where they were recently buried, DCI Nelson ends up with a murder investigation. It was believed the boiling was a medieval curiosity, but now it's likely it was used for something far more sinister...
At the same time DS Judy Johnson is investigating the disappearance of a local rough sleeper and the only trace she can find is that the lady has gone 'underground'. Is this a figure of speech or could the recent discovery be linked?
A local academic is called in to help and he certainly has vast knowledge of the tunnels and their history. Could there be something in his assertions of cannibalism and ritual killing?
A psychological thriller from J.P. Delaney that's inspired by the works of Alfred Hitchcock and set to be adapted into a film by none other than Ron Howard, The Girl Before is all about a woman's house where nothing is quite what it seems...
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From the outside, One Folgate Street appears to be the perfect place for Jane to make her home. It's designed by an enigmatic architect and ultra-minimalist. All she has to do is abide by the rules. However, when Jane gets there she learns that Emma, the previous tenant, met a mysterious death. Could she be in danger as well?
For fans of The Girl on the Train and Gone Girl, this is a tense page-turner about obsession that you will not be able to put down.
Written in conjunction with the experts at Neal's Yard Remedies, Healing Foods is a book that will show you exactly which parts of ingredients are beneficial and how to optimise their potential.
- RRP £16.99
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For those looking for a healthier diet, this book features over 200 functional foods from carrots to clementines; and highlights which parts are best for you and how to get to the benefits quickly.
This book also contains over 130 recipes that heal and will help you eat the right kind of foods to enhance a particular area of health.
This bumper collection provides the perfect introduction to Ann Cleeves' bestselling stories. It contains five novels in the Vera series (adapted into a hit ITV drama starring Brenda Blethyn) and five books from the Shetland series (adapted by the BBC into a popular show starring Douglas Henshall).
- RRP £79.90
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- Just £1.30 per book
Available for an unbelievable Book People price, the first five books in the Vera series follow Vera Stanhope as the detective investigates a series of strange occurrences across the North Pennines. She starts by joining three very different women as they arrive at an isolated cottage to complete an environmental survey. But when they get there, they find the body of one of Bella's friends... Vera also makes fresh inquiries into the decade-old case of the murder of a 15-year-old girl; and investigates the disappearance of her hippy neighbour.
Set in the remote community of the Shetland Islands, the five Shetland books follow Jimmy Perez as he encounters all manner of evil characters. 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.
Everyone loves a slice of cheesecake to round off a delicious meal and this book from Hannah Miles presents 60 classic and original recipes for this tasty dessert.
- RRP £12.99
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From tropical coconut to raspberry ripple and chocolate toffee crunch to toasted marshmallow, you'll find something incredible. One of the oldest desserts in existence, you can trace cheesecakes right back to ancient Greece. This book shows you how to make classics, fruity versions, bakes inspired by your favourite chocolate bars and even gourmet recipes including creme brulee and salted honey.
There are also party cheesecakes that will delight a crowd and even international sensations like Japanese cherry blossom and Italian tiramisu.
Including his multi-award winner The Lincoln Lawyer (which was adapted into a hit film starring Matthew McConaughey) alongside nine more absorbing and addictive crime and courtroom thrillers, our Michael Connelly Collection will introduce Book People customers who haven't had the chance already to a worldwide bestseller and one of the true masters of crime writing.
- RRP £81.90
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- Just £1.00 per book
Clever, astonishingly climactic and pacy, these books are sure to appeal to fans of crime writers such as Thomas Harris, Harlan Coben and Jeffery Deaver.
Please note that the font size in these books may be considered small by some readers.
Stacey Grant has lost her job and does not know what to do with herself. Used to living the high life as a senior partner at one of the top private equity firms in London, she struggles to accept the fact that she now has nothing to do except sit around at home with her dog and ailing mother while she waits for her husband to come home.
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However, she has her friends Beth, Melissa and Gaby to fall back on. She first met them at university and they've remained close ever since. Now career women, it soon emerges that they all have personal problems and Stacey's redundancy has forced a betrayal to emerge that was supposed to remain secret. Will this startling revelation cause friction in the friendship?
A bittersweet and compelling read about the trials and tribulations of friendship and relationships, City of Friends is bestselling author Joanna Trollope's twentieth novel.
The likes of A Street Cat Named Bob, Bailey Boat Cat and Alfie the Doorstop Cat have shown just how many readers love true-life stories about our feline friends and now we can add Felix the Railway Cat to this purr-fect list.
- RRP £12.99
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Felix arrived at Huddersfield railway station as an 8-week-old kitten and was given the vital job of 'senior pest controller'. However, she quickly established herself as much more than just an employee of TransPennine Express. She helped bring an autistic boy out of his shell; provided comfort to a runaway child on a cold evening; and helped the team overcome a heartbreaking tragedy.
When she made friends with a daily commuter, Felix finally earned the recognition she deserved - and international fame to boot. This book is full of funny and remarkable stories about a special cat and a town's close-knit community.
Royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to Prostate Cancer UK (registered charity 1005541, SC039332).
From The Australian Women's Weekly, The Vegan Kitchen presents over 130 wholefood recipes that are perfect for a plant-based diet.
- RRP £20.00
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Vegan food has never been more popular, especially now the health and environmental benefits are more widely known, and this book will help anyone who has changed their diet embrace all sorts of new flavours. It shows how accessible it is to eliminate meat, dairy and eggs.
There are fresh recipe ideas that use 'new' alternative ingredients that are readily available and it even has recipes for making your own animal-free yoghurt, cheese, mayonnaise and ice cream.