Children's Books

Last Chance to Buy in Children's

  • All By Myself Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781408350324
    ALBY Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    These books support the self-care aspect of the Early Years Foundation Stage and focus on a child's ability to do things independently.

    With familiar themes of having a bath; getting dressed; tidying up; and enjoying dinner, these books also feature learning elements based around counting colours; shapes; and basic time concepts.

    With fun rhymes and bright pictures, this collection will help your children feel proud when they do things by themselves and develop a whole host of independent skills.
  • Crayola: Learn to Draw - Paperback - 9780857269669
    CRDR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Aspiring artists will love learning how to draw everything from a bear to a boat with this how-to guide from the art experts at Crayola.

    It has step-by-step directions for drawing these objects, plenty of practice pages and reusable stickers.
  • You Choose - Paperback - 9780552547086 - Pippa Goodhart
    YCO2 3 years +
    Pippa Goodhart
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £3.99
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    Pippa Goodhart's You Choose! will get parents and children imagining their favourite places in the universe to visit, and thinking about the best way to travel and who they should be best friends with.

    With bright and colourful illustrations by Nick Sharratt, You Choose! is a stunning book to share with children from 3+ who will love the random ideas that are thrown up.
  • To Kill a Mockingbird - Paperback - 9781784752637 - Harper Lee
    KMK2 14 years +
    Harper Lee
    14 years +
    (3)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Harper Lee's acclaimed To Kill a Mockingbird won a Pulitzer Prize after its publication in 1960 and is hugely influential in its exposure of racial prejudice.

    Set in the American Deep South, the story is seen through the eyes of six-year-old Scout, whose lawyer father Atticus Finch defends a young black man wrongly accused of raping a white woman.

    As Scout's family deals with the hostility and prejudice as a result of the case, there's a dawning realisation for Scout of all the inequality and injustice in her world.

    Powerful and moving, this 'Great American Novel' is a must-have addition to every reader's bookshelf and with the publication of follow-up Go Set a Watchman already one of the biggest sellers of the year, now is the perfect time to rediscover the hugely important book.
  • Peepo! - Paperback - 9780141337418 - Janet Ahlberg
    EPO2 Babies
    Janet Ahlberg
    Babies
    (4)
    • £3.99
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    It's hard to believe that Peepo! is over 30 years old - this story of a baby's day is as fresh as the day it was written.

    One of the best books ever published for babies, the Ahlbergs' wit and warmth shine from every page as the cheeky baby explores his world, with a new experience to be peeped at through the hole in each page.
  • Hetty Feather - Paperback - 9780440868354 - Jacqueline Wilson
    HET2 8 years +
    Jacqueline Wilson
    8 years +
    (3)
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    Warm, moving, funny and totally fascinating, Hetty Feather by Jacqueline Wilson is the perfect book for young readers aged 9 and over.

    It's London, 1876, and Hetty Feather is just a tiny baby when her mother leaves her at the Foundling Hospital. The Hospital cares for abandoned children - but Hetty must first live with a foster family until she is big enough to go to school. Life in the countryside is hard but with her 'brothers' Jem and Gideon, she helps in the fields and plays imaginary games. Together they sneak off to visit the travelling circus and Hetty is mesmerised by the show, especially Madame Adeline and her performing horses. But Hetty's happiness is threatened once more when she is returned to the Foundling Hospital. The new life of awful uniforms and terrible food is a struggle for her. But now she has the chance to find her real mother. Could she really be the wonderful Madame Adeline? Or will Hetty find the truth is even more surprising?

    Jacqueline Wilson will surprise and delight old fans and new with this utterly original take on a historical novel. Set in Victorian times and featuring a brand new feisty heroine, Hetty Feather, this is a Tracy Beaker-esque tale that will thrill young readers.
  • Boy: Tales of Childhood - Paperback - 9780141365534 - Roald Dahl
    BYZ2 9 years +
    Roald Dahl
    9 years +
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    Boy, Roald Dahl's bestselling autobiography, is full of hilarious anecdotes about his childhood and school days - and is, of course, illustrated by Quentin Blake.

    As a boy, all sorts of unusual things happened to Roald Dahl. There was the time he and four school friends got their revenge on beastly Mrs Prachett in her sweet shop. There are stories of holidays in fishing boats, African adventures and the days of tasting chocolate for Cadbury's.

    You'll hear tales of horrible school bullies and the motor-car accident when Roald's nose was nearly sliced clean off... Roald Dahl vividly shares his memories; some are funny. Some are painful. Some are unpleasant. All are true
  • Where's Spot? - Paperback - Paperback - 9780141343747 - Eric Hill
    WXX2 3 years +
    Eric Hill
    3 years +
    • £3.99
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    Bigger and brighter than ever before, this paperback edition of the first book starring Spot the dog is full of simple text, colourful pictures and a whole host of flaps to lift .

    Spot is hiding. Will your children be able to find him under the flaps? A favourite ever since it was first published in 1980, this is a book that belongs on your toddler's bookshelf.
  • Monsters of Men - Paperback - 9781406358001 - Patrick Ness
    MOX2 13 years +
    Patrick Ness
    13 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Monsters of Men is the concluding novel in Patrick Ness' bestselling and highly acclaimed Chaos Walking trilogy. This special edition of the novel comes with a bonus short story called Snowscape - which picks up the events shortly after the events of the book.

    Three armies are marching on New Prentisstown and they're all intent on destroying each other. Todd and Viola are caught in the middle with no chance of escape. Can they stop the fighting and find peace despite being hopelessly outnumbered?

    This is a heart-stopping read all about power, survival and the realities of war.
  • Cirque du Freak - Paperback - 9780006754169 - Darren Shan
    CQD2 11 years +
    Darren Shan
    11 years +
    • £3.99
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    Cirque Du Freak is the first of the Saga of Darren Shan books and introduces ordinary schoolboy Darren, who visits a freakshow with his friend Steve and becomes obsessed with a giant tarantula. Darren's fascination is complicated by his friend Steve's behaviour and the pair are subsequently drawn into a ghoulish adventure from which there seems to be no escape. Cirque Du Freak is a dark and thrilling tale that will appeal to both boy and girl readers of nine and above.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • Little Women - Paperback - 9780141321080 - Louisa May Alcott
    LWN2 9 years +
    Louisa May Alcott
    9 years +
    (1)
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    Little Women is the warm and touching tale of the four March sisters: sensible Meg, tomboy Jo, shy Beth and fiery Amy and the trials they face struggling to make ends meet while their father is away from home. This classic tale is perfect for reading aloud to youngsters or ideal for confident young readers aged 9+ to tackle independently.

    Little Women is narrated by Jo, who is fiercely independent and desperate to become a writer, but she and her sisters' ambitions are frustrated by lack of money and a series of misfortunes. Absorbing and inspiring, Little Women is a must-read classic that is guaranteed to make you laugh and cry.
  • Roald Dahl's Marvellous Joke Book - Paperback - 9780141340555 - Roald Dahl
    RDM2 7 years +
    Roald Dahl
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    Why do witches fly around on broomsticks? Because vacuum cleaners are too heavy, of course!

    And what do you call a fairy who hasn't taken a bath? That would be 'Stinkerbell'!

    Roald Dahl was always full of fun and mischief and loved all kinds of jokes, the sillier the better, so this hilarious book is sure to appeal to all his fans. The book also features Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations.
  • A Bear Called Paddington - Paperback - 9780007174164 - Michael Bond
    CPD2 4 years +
    Michael Bond
    4 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    In Michael Bond's A Bear Called Paddington, Mr and Mrs Brown stumble across a small, polite bear in Paddington Station with a label around his neck which reads, "Please look after this bear. Thank you." It's the start of lots of hilarious stories in which Paddington Bear encounters all kinds of adventures, leaving his inimitable sticky imprint wherever he goes. The ultimate in funny and endearing classic chapter books to read with children aged five and older!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • The Butterfly Lion - Paperback - 9780006751038 - Michael Morpurgo
    BUI2 9 years +
    Michael Morpurgo
    9 years +
    (4)
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    The Butterfly Lion by award-winning children's author Michael Morpurgo is a powerful tale that is guaranteed to capture its young readers' hearts.

    At the centre of the story is a moving friendship between a young boy and an orphaned lion cub, but the novel also raises issues of bullying through the experiences of the present day narrator Michael.

    Winner of the Smarties Book Prize, this is a sensitive story that Morpurgo fans aged five and over will absolutely love.
  • The Wolves of Willoughby Chase - Paperback - 9780099456636 - Joan Aiken
    OUG2 9 years +
    Joan Aiken
    9 years +
    (2)
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    In The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, award-winning author Joan Aiken has created a wild, imaginative adventure that follows the fortunes of cousins Bonnie and Sylvia who have been turned out of their home by a sinister governess. The novel is set in 1832 and England is plagued by droves of ravaging wolves. The cousins must get help, but their future looks grim...This is a nail-biting, suspense-filled adventure with witty and likeable heroines. Readers from 9+ will be gripped!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • Playtown: Farm - Other - 9781783412518 - Roger Priddy
    FRO2 Toddlers
    Roger Priddy
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    From the animals to crops, tractors and more, this lift-the-flap book is ideal for teaching little ones aged 2 and up what happens down on the farm.

    Each farm scene is charmingly illustrated and has fun flaps to lift, which reveal hidden surprises underneath. What will they find...?

    The big, bold, illustrated tabs along the top and side of the book that are just right for helping small hands turn the pages on their own, while the clear illustrations and simple text make it perfect for playtime sharing.
  • Flat Stanley - Paperback - 9781405204170 - Jeff Brown
    SNY2A 5 years +
    Jeff Brown
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £2.99
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    A classic adventures of everybody's favourite flat boy - Jeff Brown's Flat Stanley is an ordinary boy with an extraordinary problem. One night, a giant pinboard falls on top of him leaving him completely flat. At first, Stanley enjoys the benefits of his strange predicament, but it's not always easy being different, and, once the novelty begins to wear off, Stanley wishes he could be just like everybody else again.

    Comical and modern illustrations make this hilarious collection of Stanley Lambchop's antics perfect for introducing young readers to the best-loved character.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • Wonder - Paperback - 9780552565974 - RJ Palacio
    RJP2 11 years +
    RJ Palacio
    11 years +
    (13)
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    A poignant book that made all of us laugh and cry in equal measure, R.J. Palacio's Wonder is told using different voices but at its centre is the honest and courageous character of ten-year-old August, a boy who was born with a severe facial disfigurement.

    August is about to start middle school after being home-schooled by his mum for years. The challenge is a tough one for someone like August and he has to tackle bullies and childish cruelty in his journey. But August's resilience, humour and bravery really shine through, making this an uplifting novel that will linger in the reader's thoughts for a long time to come.
  • The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Paperback - 9781909531192 - John Boyne
    PYM2 11 years +
    John Boyne
    11 years +
    • £3.99
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    Nine-year-old Bruno knows nothing of the Final Solution and the Holocaust. He is oblivious to the appalling cruelties being inflicted on the people of Europe by his own country, his own father. All he knows is that he has been moved from a comfortable home in Berlin to a house in a desolate area where there is nothing to do and no one to play with. Until he meets Shmuel, a boy who lives a strange parallel existence on the other side of the adjoining wire fence and who, like the other people there, wears a uniform of striped pyjamas.

    Bruno's friendship with Shmuel will take him from innocence to revelation. And in exploring what he is unwittingly a part of, he will inevitably become subsumed by the terrible process.

    John Boyne's The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is poignant, heart-warming and illustrates how friendship knows no boundaries - a beautiful book!
  • My Big Christmas Bookcase - Collection - 9781784680831
    MBCB Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    • Just 55.00p per book
    My Big Christmas Bookcase contains nine mini board books that will help introduce young children to all the joys of Christmas.

    From some of the most stunning winter animals to the nativity and Santa himself, the books feature colourful illustrations and will teach children over 100 festive first words.

    Sure to spark recognition and inspire young minds to a cracking Christmas, these little books are just lovely.
  • Let it Glow: A Winter's Walk - Hardback - 9781786030306 - Owen Gildersleeve
    LTGW
    Owen Gildersleeve
    (2)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Let it glow this Christmas with this wonderfully wintry book - that has real lights shining through small holes in the scenes on every page!

    A child is making his home through a winter wonderland and the die-cuts let the real lights shine through as he comes across everything from carol singers' candles to the stars in the sky and even one that sits atop a Christmas tree.

    A brilliant book for any child excited about Christmas.
  • Santa's Bag of Books Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509854011
    WWND 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £10.99
    • RRP £60.90
    • Save £49.91
    • Just £1.10 per book
    Coming in a beautiful bag, this is a cracking collection of Christmas stories that will make children smile throughout the festive season.

    From bestselling classics like Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's The Gruffalo's Child to stories about a nasty, naughty boy who'd like nothing more than to ruin Christmas and a sprout that's threatening to take over the festive season, you'll find something for every taste.

    The variety of these Christmas picture books make them ideal for sharing out or for providing a different story every night as Christmas comes around. The Best Christmas Present Ever is a sweet story about Bear and Squirrel giving each other gifts and The Christmas Show is a story that will get children in the mood for their school's festive show - it's a book that proves that everyone deserves their 15 minutes of fame!
    Format: paperback