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  • Wooden Board with 5 Hooks

    Product Code: HW3277
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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
    • £1.00
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  • Shakespeare's Strangest Tales

    Product Code: SHKT
    Hardback
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    Published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, this compelling and entertaining book takes a look at the weird and wonderful stories from the theatres that have played host to the Bard's work.

    From fluffed lines to falls off stages, you'll get to find out about the terrible behaviour of the groundlings at the Globe, learn why the 'rude mechanicals' in A Midsummer Night's Dream were recast as a group of ladies from the WI and discover how Dame Maggie Smith got even with Sir Laurence Olivier.

    Curious and extraordinary, this collection of tales will entertain any fans of the Bard or the stage.
    • £1.00
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Customise Your Own Christmas Jumper Kit- For Adults

    Product Code: AN0467
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    Festive feel-good fun for everyone!

    Instead of spending money on a new Christmas jumper this year, why not upcycle one you already have with our fabulously festive DIY kit for adults!

    Pick your favourite design and get crafting on your old jumper right away, or, why not make all three to enjoy throughout the whole Christmas period?

    The Book People will donate 25% of the sale price of every purchase to Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day.

    Kit contents: 17 felt pieces, 4 glitter felt pieces, 12 glitter felt stars, 6 goggly eyes, 24 pom-poms
    All you need: An old jumper, glue, needle, thread and a creative eye!
    • £1.00
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  • Ian McKellen: The Biography

    Garry O'Connor

    Product Code: IANM
    Hardback
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    The life and times of one of Britain's favourite actors...

    In this biography, Garry O'Connor looks over the career of the one and only Sir Ian McKellen - a thespian actor who has received critical acclaim for his work on stage and in major films including X-Men and Lord of the Rings.

    This book looks back over Ian's early life and roles and shows how his charm and personality has led to honours including a knighthood and how he has established himself as one of the ardent campaigners for LGBT+ rights. Garry doesn't hold back from any controversial times in Ian's life either...

    This unflinching biography provides an intimate and affectionate portrait of one of Britain's finest ever actors.
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  • Little Miss Princess 3D Photo Frame

    Product Code: CN0766
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    A photo frame fit for any princess or prince.

    This pretty-in-pink photo frame has and space for a 6 x 4" photograph. It will add some brightness to any display and will appeal to all ages.
    • £1.00
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  • Rocket Money Box

    Product Code: CN0773
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    Blast off into a world of savings!

    Save up your pennies and watch them become pounds in this ceramic rocket-shaped money box. Its cool colours and exciting design makes it an eye-catching addition to any room.
    • £1.00
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  • What Every Parent Needs to Know

    Toby Young

    Product Code: WEPN
    Hardback
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    Written by How to Lose Friends and Alienate People author Toby Young and Miranda Thomas, What Every Parent Needs to Know: How to Help Your Child Get the Most out of Primary School is a step-by-step guide to what parents can expect when children get to this age.

    Fully up to date so that it fits in with (and explains!) the New Curriculum, the practical guide will show how you can tell what your child is learning, and if they are behaving themselves or not...

    Year by year, it reveals what children will be learning and shows what they'll be taught and why. It also provides information and advice on what children should know at the start of each year, and what they should be able to achieve by the end.

    With its games and exercises, the handy guide has been designed to help you prepare, encourage and nurture children every step of the way as they work their way through each term. You'll give this book an A*!
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    • RRP £14.99
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  • Unicorn Universe

    Product Code: UUJO
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    Light up your life with unicorns!

    Press the unicorn on the cover's horn to watch it light up and sparkle! This book has lined pages and writing prompts to help you record all your magical hopes, dreams and wishes for the future.

    An enchanting journal for any unicorn fan.
    • £1.00
    • RRP £9.99
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  • 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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  • Pint to Pint

    The Telegraph

    Product Code: PTPT
    Hardback
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    Inspired by the popular column in the Daily Telegraph, this book provides an authentic and personal guide to Britain's best boozers.

    Focusing on 'proper' pubs that focus on the beer and conversation rather than loud music, the easy-to-dip-into book explains why each one will deserve a special place in your heart.

    Whether it's a beer garden for the summer or a roaring fire for the winter, the book celebrates the true character of pubs and explains what distinguishes them from the corporate chains.
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    • RRP £12.99
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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
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  • Wrapped: Crepes, Wraps and Rolls You Can Make at Home

    Gaitri Pagrach-Chandra

    Product Code: WCWR
    Hardback
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    Many of the world's finest cuisines centre their snacking around fillings for various different pancakes, crepes and wraps and with Wrapped, you can learn how easy and fun it is to create and prepare your very own.

    Covering breakfasts, lunches, simple snacks, easy suppers and desserts, this book covers everything from enchiladas, burritos, latkes and chapatis to American griddle cakes and buttermilk pancakes.

    Perfect for students, busy singles, the family cook and foodies with an interest in international street food, this collection of 180 wrap recipes is as exciting as it is delicious.
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    • RRP £14.99
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  • James & the Giant Peach Wall Decal Set

    Product Code: CN0737
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    'There are a whole lot of things in this world of ours you haven't started wondering about yet.'...

    This set of 20 self-adhesive wall decals is inspired by Roald Dahl's classic James and the Giant Peach and features Quentin Blake's distinctive artwork of James, the Centipede and The Earthworm.

    The repositionable decals are so easy to apply and remove. 1 - Peel the artwork off the backing sheet. 2 - Place on wall and reposition if necessary. 3 - Smooth over with the included applicator.

    20 decals included

    Packaging size 320 x 85mm, decal size 370 x 320mm

    Not suitable for adventurers aged under 36 months. Not a toy.

    By buying these wall decals 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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  • Customise Your Own Christmas Jumper Kit- For Kids

    Product Code: CN0787
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    Festive feel-good fun for everyone!

    Instead of spending money on a new Christmas jumper this year, why not upcycle one you already have with our fabulously festive DIY kit for children!

    Pick your favourite design and get crafting on your old jumper right away, or, why not make all three to enjoy throughout the whole Christmas period?

    The Book People will donate 25% of the sale price of every purchase to Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day.

    Kit contents: 17 felt pieces, 4 glitter felt pieces, 12 glitter felt stars, 6 goggly eyes, 19 pom-poms
    All you need: An old jumper, needle, thread and a creative eye!
    • £1.00
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  • Wall Decor Kit - Home

    Product Code: HW3344
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    Adorn your wall with the motivational words of this self-adhesive wall art.

    Simply peel off the artwork and place it on the wall. Smooth the decal onto the wall and finish off with the 3D embellishment pieces!

    Assembled size approx. 40 x 84cm.

    8 x 3D icons

    • £1.00
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  • Fresh Faced Beauty

    Alex Brennan

    Product Code: FFBY
    Hardback
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    Model Alex Brennan shows you how to make your own bath, body and haircare products and achieve a healthy glow in this essential beauty book.

    When Alex realised that conventional, chemical-laden hair treatments were contributing to her sudden hair loss, she decided to do something about it and started cooking up natural recipes for shampoo and conditioner in her kitchen. She started using these products and her hair soon grew back.

    The book is divided into three main sections: Bath & Body, Hands, and Haircare and all of the ingredients can be found at your local supermarket or health-food store. With easy-to-follow tips, you'll soon be making your own soaps, body washes, hand lotions, natural deodorants, hair-washing and styling products. There are also suggestions for dental care, foot scrubs, bubble baths and advice to help you make younger and more mature skin.
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  • Cactus Doorstop

    Product Code: HW3339
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    Bring spiky and shiny style into your home with this cool cactus doorstop. It's a large size and has two-way sequins that are so satisfying to touch.

    The sequins are iridescent and shiny on one side with a combination of green, blue and purple while the other is a beautiful black.

    Cleaning instructions: to clean your doorstop, please use a damp cloth
    • £1.00
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  • Taking Flight

    Adam Hancher

    Product Code: TFLI
    Hardback 5 years +
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    The Wright brothers were determined to be the first men in the world to fly - but how did they achieve their dream?

    This illustrated book captures the golden age of aviation and celebrates the Wright brothers' determination, ingenuity and courage. It shows children, in a narrative style, how the brothers came up with the idea of flying and how they went about building their inventions.

    Written by Adam Hancher, this is a thrilling book about one of the great historic achievements. It's the perfect complement (and an ideal bedtime story) to their learning at school.
    • £1.00
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  • In My Life - Alan Johnson

    Alan Johnson

    Product Code: AJML
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    Former home secretary Alan Johnson celebrates his love of music in this marvellously entertaining memoir.

    He recalls first hearing Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly's True Love on the radio as a child in the 1950s and how this led to a lifelong passion. He fondly remembers humming Elvis Costello's Watching the Detectives while working as a postman and celebrates his love of artists ranging from Lonnie Donegan and The Beatles to David Bowie and Bruce Springsteen.

    A great read for music lovers and those who are interested in politics, this book lets you discover more about Alan Johnson the man while also transporting you back to a world of jukeboxes full of unashamedly romantic love songs and heartbreaking ballads.
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    • RRP £16.99
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  • Timekeepers

    Simon Garfield

    Product Code: TIMK
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    Simon Garfield, a man described by the Observer as 'a one-man Blue Peter team for intelligent adults' evaluates the importance of time and why we place so much emphasis on it in this eye-opening book.

    A book about our attempts to measure, control, sell, film, perform, immortalise and re-invent time, it also discusses why it is so meaningful. Looking back over the past 250 years, it focuses on stories including Roger Bannister's four-minute mile, a British watchmaker competing with the mighty Switzerland ad how a moment of war can be frozen forever.

    Enthusiastically written, this book will help you understand the concept of time in a whole new way. You definitely should set aside some time to read - and devour - this book!
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  • The King's War

    Mark Logue

    Product Code: TKWR
    Hardback
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    Peter Conradi and Mark Logue's follow-up to The King's Speech (which was adapted into an Oscar-winning film starring Colin Firth) looks at how George VI and speech therapist Lionel Logue's relationship continued to thrive after the monarch made his speech about the outbreak of war.

    Drawing on exclusive material (diaries, letters and documents) from the Logue archives, this book reveals how the therapist continued to play a vital role in the king's life from the dark days of Dunkirk through to D-Day and beyond.

    It's a fascinating portrait of two men and their respective families - the Windsors and the Logues - as they worked their way through one of the greatest challenges in Britain's history.
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  • Get Smart: Philosophy

    Marcus Weeks

    Product Code: GSPH
    Hardback
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    Have you ever wondered what 'I think, therefore I am' really means? Get Smart: Philosophy is a book that will help you decipher what the great philosophers really meant...

    Focusing on topics including free will, ethics, capitalism and democracy and beauty and art, this book offers bite-sized briefings and overviews of concepts and ideas from the likes of Plato, Kant, Nietzche and Sartre.
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  • Wooden Decorative Sign - Merry Christmas

    Product Code: HW3290
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    Wish everyone a merry Christmas with this decorative wooden plaque.

    As well as the fantastically festive message, it has iridescent snowflakes and can be hung or stood up in pride of place come 25 December.

    This is a fantastic addition to any Yuletide display as we enter the most wonderful time of the year.

    Box size: 275 x 330mm
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  • James & the Giant Peach Light-up Canvas

    Product Code: CT0818
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    'It's the most beautiful thing I've ever seen'... This gorgeous colour-it-yourself canvas is inspired by Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach and will keep creative children happily entertained.

    After finishing painting Quentin Blake's illustration of James Henry Trotter and his creepy-crawly friends, your little explorer will be wowed as it magically glows with colour-changing LED lights!

    For explorers aged 5 and over.
    Box size 210 x 310mm, product size 200 x 300 x 38mm.
    Requires 3 x AA batteries (not included.)
    For best results, use acrylic paint or felt-tip pens to colour in this canvas.
    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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