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From children’s books to the latest cookbooks, fiction stories and collections, hand-picked favourites are the titles the Book People passionately believes in. Highlighted with a star logo, these great value books will always have savings of up to 75% off RRP. Why are they so cheap? We work closely with publishers to buy them in bulk and then pass the saving on to the Book People's customers.

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  • The Essential Digital Detox Plan

    Orianna Fielding

    Product Code: EDDX
    Hardback
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    We all know we now live in a digital world, but wouldn't it be great to take a break from screens and pause for breath every once in a while?

    It's full of self-help assessments, step-by-step programmes and rebalancing techniques that will show you how to still have social media and digital outlets as a rewarding role in you life, but not at the expense of personal relationships and your mental health.

    Orianna Fielding's The Essential Digital Detox Plan will help you achieve the balance that is needed in today's always-on world. It even has a 10-step digital detox plan and will help you understand how being unplugged and 'off grid' is good for your well-being.

    Please be advised this book contains mature content.
    • £1.00
    • RRP £9.99
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  • David Walliams Mega-tastic CD Story Collection - 32 CDs

    David Walliams

    Product Code: DWMG
    Audio 9 years +
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    David Walliams' Dahl-esque books are hugely popular with children and many of them have been adapted into hit BBC shows. Here are nine of his books in audiobook format, so the whole family can listen and laugh to them - wherever you go!

    Coming in a handy tin, the collection includes The Boy in the Dress, Mr Stink, Billionaire Boy, Gangsta Granny, Ratburger, Demon Dentist, Awful Auntie, Grandpa's Great Escape and The Midnight Gang. All the stories are read by David himself and he's joined by special guests including Nitin Ganatra, Michael Gambon and his old Little Britain partner Matt Lucas.

    A bumper-tastic story collection full of heart and humour, these are stories you'll want to listen to over and over again.

    Running time: 36 hours
    Tin size: 145 x 145mm
    • £18.00
    • RRP £90.00
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  • Farmyard Friends Collection - 20 Books

    Product Code: FMYB
    Collection 3 years +
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    Children will love this fun-filled collection of 20 stories presented in an adorable barn-shaped box. All of the books are slightly different sizes so when they are inserted into the box, they make a delightful roof for the barn!

    Whether it's The Three Little Pigs or A Goose on the Loose, these exciting stories are perfect for encouraging little ones to read! Other stories follow Titus the goat with a troublesome tooth; Chicken Licken; and Posy the nosy pig.
    Format: paperback
    • £8.00
    • RRP £139.80
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    Just £0.40 per book
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  • Princesses and Fairies Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: PAFS
    Collection 3 years +
    (3)
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    This sparkling collection contains eight magical picture book stories from bestselling authors including Julia Donaldson, Rebecca Cobb and Lydia Monks.

    Your children can meet Mimi's Magical Fairy Friends; enjoy a story about a hungry dragon who swallowed a knight; and be left spellbound by the tale of Cinderella's (Not So) Ugly Sisters.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
    • RRP £51.92
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  • Porcelain Reindeer Decorations set of 2

    Product Code: HW3288
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    Enjoy a sleigh-full of Christmas cheer with these two friendly ceramic reindeer ornaments. To add extra festive fun, why not give the kids the chance to name both of the new friends?

    Decorated with a touch of gorgeous gold, they are sure to add a touch of Christmassy style to any display. Give them pride of place as we count down to 25 December.

    Box dimensions: 191mm x 165mm.
  • Charlie & the Chocolate Factory Light-up Canvas

    Product Code: CN0734
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    'Now the fun is really going to start' with this light-up canvas featuring Willy Wonka and Charlie Bucket from Roald Dahl's classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

    Your little bookworm will be wowed as it magically glows with LED lights... This canvas will send Dahl fans into a world of pure imagination.

    For little slugs aged 5 and over.
    Box size 210 x 310mm, product size 200 x 300 x 38mm.
    Requires 3 x AA batteries (not included). Light automatically switches off after four hours.
    By buying this canvas, you've helped another child. 10% of all The Roald Dahl Story Company's income goes to their charity partners.
    • £1.00
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  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Magical Adventure Colouring Book

    HarperCollins

    Product Code: FBMA
    Paperback
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    Prepare to be transported back to J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World with Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. This film tie-in colouring book features some of the most iconic scenes from the latest film from the Wizarding World starring Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston and Jude Law.

    From Hogwarts to MACUSA and Paris, this interactive book offers a colouring adventure through the latest story and features characters, locations and beasts from the film including Newt Scamander, Tina and Queenie Goldstein and Jacob Kowalski.

    This book even includes a special poster that unfolds into a giant colouring page.
    • £1.00
    • RRP £9.99
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  • James & the Giant Peach Photo Frame

    Product Code: CN0741
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    'It seems that almost everyone around here is loved!' is one of the most famous quotes from Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach and now you can proudly display this saying alongside those you care about with this gorgeous 3D photo frame.

    The frame has space for a 6 x 4 inch photograph and features an embossed image of Quentin Blake's illustration of James Henry Trotter, the Earthworm and the Centipede on top of the famous peach.

    Not suitable for explorers aged under 36 months

    Photo frame size 200 x 180mm

    By buying this photo frame, you've helped another child. 10% of all The Roald Dahl Story Company's income goes to their charity partners.
    • £1.00
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Wooden Multi-coloured Christmas Tree Decoration

    Product Code: HW3291
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    Wish everyone a merry Christmas with this wonderful rotating wooden Christmas tree ornament.

    Made from wood and eye-catching, it can be placed on the mantelpiece for all to see and makes the perfect festive centrepiece.

    Add it to your display and build up the excitement for the big day!

    Box size 300 x 420mm
  • Wooden Unicorn Memories Board

    Product Code: CN0724
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    If your children believe in fairies and unicorns and can't stop smiling, this is an enchanting display board for all of their treasured memories.

    It includes a mirror with the quote 'Never stop smiling', a sparkly mini display board with a peg, a star-themed mini display board with a peg and a pink mini board with some string. It's accompanied by a magnificent illustration of a magic unicorn.

    Box size: 280 x 400mm
    • £1.00
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Art Essentials: Ready-Mixed Black & White Paint Set

    Product Code: CT0745
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    BookPeople.co.uk's range of Art Essentials products are perfect for children who want to unleash their creativity.

    This is a set of ready-mixed paint that allows your children to paint their canvas in both black and white. The large bottles (500ml each) are great for keeping in your craft corner and will last a very long time.

    Each bottle 500ml each
  • My Little Book of Cars

    Product Code: MLBC
    Paperback 5 years +
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    How does a car actually work? How has car safety changed over the years?

    My Little Book of Cars is packed full of cool photos and bite-sized information that children can dip into. It's perfect for reluctant readers and those who'd rather read facts than fiction.

    The simple text will encourage children to talk about the topic with passion and enthusiasm.
    • £1.00
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Santa's Sleigh Advent Calendar

    Product Code: ST2717
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    Santa has been busy reading all the letters delivered to him and working day and night with his team of elves to make sure all the presents are ready for delivery on Christmas Eve...

    Follow the step-by-step instructions and make a glue-free model of Santa's sleigh and then fill 24 drawers and boxes with special advent gifts as you count down to the big day when he finally arrives!

    A creative way of providing month-long festive fun for all the family.

    Dimensions: 285 x 340mm
    • £1.00
    • RRP £4.99
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  • Wooden Cookie Stamp Set

    Product Code: HW3272
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    Give your bakes the ultimate stamp of approval with this incredible set.

    All three silicone stamps have wooden handles and will prove to anyone that your treats have been made with love and care.

    Box size 110 x 90mm
    Contents: 2 x Made With Love cookie stamps, 1 x Home Made cookie stamp
  • Drink Happy Thoughts Greeting Cards: Set of 24

    Product Code: ST2872
    Other
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    This fun set of 24 tipple-themed cards are great for those who love a drink!

    With comical and drink related phrases, these cards are sure to make their recipient smile.

    Cards included:
    'Sips about to go down'
    'Start the day with a smile and end it with Champagne'
    'Uncork & relax'
    'Wake up and smell the Rose'
    'On Friday I prefer my coffee in a Martini'
    'I'm on cloud wine'
    'Sip me baby one more time'
    'When life gives you lemons, the only way to go is Tequila'
    'You are gin-credible'
    'Don't cry over spilt milk, it could have been Prosecco'
    'Drink happy thoughts'
    'Time to wine down'

    Card size: 178 x 127mm
    Contains 24 cards, 2 of each design and white envelopes, blank inside for your own message.
    • £2.00
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  • Wooden Board with 5 Hooks

    Product Code: HW3277
    Other
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    With its stylish star theme, this wooden board has three mini wooden pegs and two hangers for you to display your favourite memories.

    With its subtle colours and star print on wood, it makes a cute addition to any household.

    Box size 110 x 380mm, board size 950 x 400mm
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  • This Book Will Send You to Sleep

    Hugh Barker

    Product Code: TBWS
    Hardback
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    This book has no claims to be fun or more interesting... In fact, it's so boring it will send you to sleep. There's absolutely nothing that will stimulate the senses.

    It will afford you much sleep and copious amounts of pointless knowledge: from the intricate details of the Belgian political crisis from 2007-2011 to an overview of railway gauges, there's so much for you to absorb while you drift into the land of nod...
    • £2.00
    • RRP £9.99
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  • James & the Giant Peach Magnetic Calendar

    Product Code: ST2824
    Other
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    Plan your family's huge adventures for the week ahead with this magnetic James and the Giant Peach planner.
    Inspired by Roald Dahl's classic and featuring Quentin Blake's distinctive artwork, this calendar will help you manage busy family life and has enough space to track up to six family members.

    The weekly grid and personalised reminder tabs will help manage activities including hobbies, sports clubs and peach-led journeys to the Empire State Building.
    Includes wipe-clean pen.

    For garden creatures aged 3 and over

    Size 370 x 270mm

    By buying this magnetic calendar you've helped another child. 10% of all Roald Dahl income goes to The Roald Dahl Story Company's charity partners.
    • £1.00
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  • Will You Be My Friend?

    Molly Potter

    Product Code: WYBM
    Hardback 3 years +
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    Filled with beautiful illustrations, this humorous and charming book will prompt children to discuss the idea of friendship. Every double-page spread has a question at the top and then hints and advice on what being a good friend entails.

    This picture book asks what makes someone a friend; how we make friends; what you can do to be a good friend; and what things make people not-so-good friends.

    This book also has a friendship quiz on the back page and a guide for parents to help you deal with issues if your children have bad friendship experiences.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £10.99
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  • Summer Every Day

    Acland Geddes & Pedro da Silva

    Product Code: SEDY
    Hardback
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    The 65 relaxed recipes in this cookbook will help you capture the taste of summer - whatever the weather!

    The dishes are packed with Mediterranean-style ingredients and range from solo meals to summer party gatherings. There are ideas for Al Fresco lunches including grilled squid, chorizo and asparagus salad and romantic meals like an irresistible beef fillet with pea puree and hasselback potatoes!

    There is also a focus on easy boards and small plates and some decadent desserts including banana and chocolate cake.
    • £1.00
    • RRP £14.99
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  • Love 2 Frame Peacock Photo Stand

    Product Code: HW3281
    Other
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    This beautiful wooden peacock photo stand lets you display special memories in style.

    Complete with a peacock feather and the word 'Love', this wooden stand is the perfect place for your favourite photographs.

    Box dimensions: 250mm x 340mm.
  • Matilda Photo Frame

    Product Code: CN0739
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    This spectacular 3D photo frame has the quote 'Words went off like fireworks' and will add some magic to any room's display.

    The frame has space for a 6 x 4 inch photograph and features an embossed image of Quentin Blake's illustration of Matilda atop a pile of books.

    Not suitable for bookworms aged under 36 months

    Photo frame size 200 x 180mm

    By buying this photo frame, you've helped another child. 10% of all The Roald Dahl Story Company's income goes to their charity partners.
  • Make Your Own Canvas Banner Kit

    Product Code: CT0768
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    This is a magical kit for anyone with a creative edge. It allows you to make a tasselled canvas wall banner with sparkly words that say 'Make Your Own Magic'!

    It's a brilliant and sparkling addition to any wall and also makes a perfect present for any children who likes to make things.

    Contents: 1 canvas banner, felt letters, glitter fabric words and stars, a wooden dowel, thread, pom-pom trim, glue and instructions
    Not suitable for children under 36 months
    Box dimensions: 240 x 240mm

    • £1.00
    • RRP £4.99
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  • Mermaid Wall board with mirror and pegs

    Product Code: CN0746
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    Make mermaid memories...

    This enchanting message board has space for every mermaid's memories. It has a mirror complete with a blue glitter mermaid's tail, a chalkboard with the words 'mermaid kisses', pegs to hang photos and a panel with the inspiring advice 'keep calm and be a mermaid'.

    Size 265 x 400mm
    • £1.00
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