Children's Books

Children's Fiction Books

  • Dork Diaries Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781471158506 - Rachel Renee Russell
    DRKD 9 years +
    Rachel Renee Russell
    9 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Dork Diaries is a bestselling series around the world - and this 10-book collection will introduce children to Nikki Maxwell and her fun-filled diary.

    Nikki is the exact opposite of popular - she's a total dork! When she moves to a new school, she feels it's the perfect time to leave her old lame ways behind - but making new friends and changing your ways is never that simple...

    Through the fun sketches, doodles and diary entries featured in the books, Nikki starts at her new school; battles with her arch-nemesis Mackenzie' dreams of becoming a pop star; and tackles the topic of love - all with hilarious, dorky consequences! Sure to be enjoyed by any child aged 9 or over who enjoys (or endures!) the sparklier side of tween life, these books are laugh-out-loud funny.

    There's even a book to help children write their very own dorky diary!
  • David Walliams Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007532216 - David Walliams
    DWBB 9 years +
    David Walliams
    9 years +
    • £19.99
    • RRP £34.95
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    • Just £4.00 per book
    FIVE hilarious and moving novels from bestselling, critically acclaimed author, David Walliams. THE BOY IN THE DRESS: Dennis was different. Why was he different, you ask? Well, a small clue might be in the title of this book...MR STINK: Mr Stink stank. He also stunk. And if it was correct English to say he stinked, then he stinked as well...BILLIONAIRE BOY: Joe has a lot of reasons to be happy. About a billion of them, in fact. He has absolutely everything he could possibly want. But there's just one thing he really needs: a friend...GANGSTA GRANNY: Ben's grandma is the boringest grandma ever: all she wants to do is to play Scrabble and eat cabbage soup. But there are two things Ben doesn't know about her. 1) She was once an international jewel thief. 2) All her life, she has been plotting to steal the crown jewels, and now she needs Ben's help...RATBURGER: Can Zoe keep her beloved pet rat safe from the clutches of the dastardly Burt of Burt's Burgers?
  • Terry Deary's Shakespeare Tales Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781472937247 - Terry Deary
    TDST 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £19.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    Terry Deary, the author of the Horrible Histories series, turns his brilliant mind to the works of the Bard in this four-book collection.

    Covering A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, Twelfth Night and Romeo and Juliet, the illustrated and impeccably researched books celebrate Shakespeare in style.

    Written with passion and flair, each book not only looks at the plots of the famous plays but also major historical events that happened outside the theatre doors including the plague and an attempt to steal Queen Elizabeth I's throne.

    These books provide a great introduction to Shakespeare for children aged 7 and over.
  • HPCC
    • £10.00
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    Pre-order Harry Potter and the Cursed Child today. Pre-orders will be despatched (along with the rest of your order in its entirety) from 1 August for delivery on 2 or 3 August.

    The Eighth Story
    Nineteen years later

    This is the book Harry Potter fans have been waiting for - the full script of the record-breaking West End play that picks up the magical story of Harry Potter, 19 years after the Battle of Hogwarts and events of The Deathly Hallows.

    The Boy Who Lived is now an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three children. While he grapples with the legacy of his past, his youngest son Albus is also contending with living in his father's shadow. Soon, the past and present are fusing together and both Potters will discover how darkness can come from the most unexpected places...

    Not a novel, but the script that the West End actors have been wowing audiences with, it's based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne.
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box Set - 10 Books - Collection - 9780141368573 - Jeff Kinney
    WYKD 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Zoo-Wee-Mama! We love the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series here at the Book People and we know your children (and you!) will too. A series of books about Greg Heffley's misadventures in life, they're sure to make kids laugh out loud and will even encourage young reluctant readers to pick up a book.

    This slipcased collection contains books 1-9 in Jeff Kinney's bestselling series alongside a do-it-yourself book which will encourage children to start writing their own diary. Throughout the books, Greg has to deal with all the issues that affect any child's life - embarrassing families, flaky best friends (hi, Rowley) and ever-increasingly awkward school situations...

    This is a stunning set of hilarious, award-winning books for children aged 9 and over and it deserves a place on any young reader's bookshelf.
  • Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9780141371337 - Roald Dahl
    NROJ 7 years +
    Roald Dahl
    7 years +
    (29)
    • £21.99
    • RRP £98.85
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    • Just £1.47 per book
    Everyone's looking forward to seeing Steven Spielberg's adaptation of the classic The BFG on the big screen, so now is the perfect time to enjoy the genius storytelling of Roald Dahl, whatever your age.

    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!
  • WCE2 9 years +
    David Walliams
    9 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Written by David Walliams - an author who is proven to know just what kind of buttons to press to get kids giggling - The World's Worst Children introduces a delightfully dreadful cast of characters!

    Presented in full colour, the book features five beastly boys and five gruesome girls including Sofia Sofa, a girl who loves TV and is so stuck to the sofa she's turning into one, and Dribbling Drew, a boy whose drool gets him into trouble on a school trip.

    A collection of wickedly funny short stories, there's even a special appearance from Raj - a character who has appeared in all of David Walliams' bestselling novels. The tales are accompanied by Tony Ross' hilarious illustrations.
  • Marvel Readers Collection - 15 Book Slipcase - Collection - 9780241184332
    MVRE 5 years +
    5 years +
    (6)
    • £14.99
    • RRP £74.85
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Young comic book fans will love this cool 15-book collection which stars some of the world's best superheroes including Spider-Man, Iron Man and the X-Men.

    These specially designed early readers books - covering reading levels 1-4 - are filled with facts, stats and artwork that are age-appropriate for children aged 5 and over, and the books are bright and bold. They take a look at some of the Marvel characters' greatest battles, their evil adversaries and their amazing powers.

    Superhero fans will be fascinated as they learn how Peter Parker developed his powers to become the friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man, discover the story of the X-Men, meet the Fantastic Four and the Avengers - the Earth's mightiest heroes.

    With their run of hit films, Marvel continues to grow in popularity and these specially designed books will get fans reading as well as watching!

    Please note this collection contains one book at reading level 1, two books at reading level 2, five books at reading level 3 and seven books at reading level 4.
  • Winnie-the-Pooh in Colour Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781405284332 - A.A. Milne
    WTPC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £35.00
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    • Just £2.50 per book
    One of the iconic characters from children's literature, Winnie-the-Pooh was first published in 1926 and continues to remain a favourite with children and families today.

    This slipcased collection includes four of the friendly bear's classic stories and all of the high-quality books feature E.H. Shepard's original illustrations in full colour.

    As well as Pooh bear, the heart-warming stories feature other iconic characters including Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore and Christopher Robin. Each book is funny, imaginative and celebrates the joy of friendship.
  • Macmillan Poetry Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509836642 - Brian Moses et al
    MCPY 7 years +
    Brian Moses et al
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £51.90
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    Featuring works from talented authors and poets including Julia Donaldson, Brian Moses and Roger Stevens, this 10-book collection will inspire a love of poetry in children aged 7 and over.

    There are funny poems; pirate poems; poems about history; and even spooky poems featured throughout the books which all have appealing jackets and artwork to complement the rhymes.

    Great for dipping in and out of, children will be very entertained by poems about outer space, animals and dreams. The poems are so wide-ranging and entertaining that they might even encourage children to write their very own!
  • MCGK 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £35.94
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    Minecraft is a phenomenon. The sandbox game has given so many children the chance to build their own worlds and it's very addictive - there are quite a few parents who enjoy playing it just as much, if not more, than the kids!

    If you're looking for ways of getting children away from the screen, then this action-packed six-book collection could be the solution.

    Inspired by his son's Minecraft user name, Mark Cheverton created Gameknight999, a character who finds himself transported into the world of Minecraft. Once he's sucked into the game, not only does he have to figure a way out but he also has to protect his creations and the real world.

    Throughout the six books, there are epic battles, fiery blazes and plenty of suspense. Thrilling page-turners based around the marvellous world of Minecraft, these unofficial books will inspire and entertain any builder!
  • SLPN 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    From the makers of Despicable Me and the Minions, The Secret Life of Pets is one of this summer's biggest family films.

    Revealing what pets get up to when their owners are away, it introduces Max and Duke - two battling pups who head off on an unbelievable adventure.

    The film is barking-mad hilarious the voice cast includes the very funny Louis C.K, Eric Stonestreet, Lake Bell and Kevin Hart. This novelisation provides a full retelling and includes full-colour images from the film. You'll want to get your mutts on it!
  • Mary Poppins Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007956159 - P.L. Travers
    MYPN 7 years +
    P.L. Travers
    7 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £34.95
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    • Just £1.40 per book
    Practically perfect in every way, Mary Poppins is one of the greatest children's characters of all time. With the original adaptation starring Julie Andrews as the nanny still remaining one of the biggest family films of all time and a new film in the works that will see Emily Blunt taking over the umbrella, this collection of P.L. Travers' original books will show the whole family where the story started...

    The Banks family need a nanny. When the strict but fair Mary Poppins and her talking umbrella appear out of the sky, the children Michael and Jane get set for some extraordinary adventures. As well as the original, enchanting novel, there were many more stories full of magic to enjoy. Here, you can read them all for one very special Book People price.
  • MMXC 9 years +
    Rachel Renee Russell
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £10.99
    • Save £6.00
    In this laugh-out-loud spin-off from the Dork Diaries series, author Rachel Renee Russell introduces Max Crumbly, the new Dork on the block.

    Max is just about to start at South Ridge Middle School and it's the scariest place he has ever been. Previously home-schooled by his grandmother, he's been begging his parents to let him attend a 'real' school. But when he gets there, he wonders if he's done the right thing - especially when he meets Doug aka Thug Thurston.

    Thug keeps stuffing Max in his locker and it's these experiences that make Max wish he had superpowers like the heroes in his comics. Unfortunately, Max's ability to smell pizza from a block away won't save lives or foil any bad guys. But he's determined to be the hero his school needs...
  • Puppy Academy Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780192744203 - Gill Lewis
    PYAC 5 years +
    Gill Lewis
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £19.96
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Written by Gill Lewis, an acclaimed author of animal tales, the Puppy Academy books each focus on a different dog and the challenges they face as they help the emergency services.

    Murphy is used to being top dog, but faces a huge challenge when he has to earn his Surf Rescue Badge on the beach. Will he be brave enough?; border collie Star wants to be a sheepdog and when she goes to help a lamb in need, she gets far more than she bargained for; while Pip is training to be a helper for a young girl in a wheelchair. Will she like him?

    Finally, there's Scout who wants nothing more than to be a police dog like her parents. There's a sausage thief on the loose, can she track the thief down?

    Amazing animal stories for younger children, complemented by fantastic illustrations from Sarah Horne.
  • Marsh Road Mysteries Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781408881491 - Elen Caldecott
    MSHR 9 years +
    Elen Caldecott
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £17.97
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    Written by award-winning author Elen Caldecott, the Marsh Road Mysteries are filled with friendship and adventure.

    This three-book collection combines classic Blyton-esque stories with the more contemporary style of Lauren St John and will keep children aged 9 and over gripped and entertained throughout.

    With a wicked humour also present, the series starts with Diamonds and Daggers, a book that finds our heroes - Piotr, Minnie, Andrew, Flora and Sylvia - hot on the trail of a thief who stole a Hollywood sensation's diamond necklace. But then the prime suspect turns out to be Piotr's dad...

    Crowns and Codebreakers finds Minnie's Nigerian nan coming to stay. When she picks up the wrong suitcase at the airport, she's not impressed, but then Minnie's house is burgled and the only thing taken is that very suitcase. Full of boys' clothes, the gang will have to find out why this case is so important...

    In Spooks and Scooters, someone has stolen the precious blueprints of Flora and Sylvie's dad's latest scooter invention. But who has stolen it and why?
  • LEGO Star Wars: Galactic Adventures Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241262443
    LSWR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Blast off on a galactic adventure with the LEGO Star Wars Minifigures in this incredible 10-book collection.

    With books covering the stories of the first six episodes in the out-of-this-world saga, there are also further books focusing on some of the fiercest lightsaber duels; the compelling conflicts; and the rebels who fought the Empire during this period.

    With the iconic scenes recreated with Star Wars Minifigures, this is a great collection for young Jedi who want to learn all about the exploits of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo and their battle with Darth Vader and the Emperor.
  • My Story Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781407161822 - Valerie Wilding et al
    MSTR 9 years +
    Valerie Wilding et al
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Turning history's most world-changing and cataclysmic moments into personal diaries, the My Story collection covers some of the most important and iconic eras of all time.

    From Ireland during the Potato Famine to Emmeline Pankhurst and the suffragettes, the books provide the human stories behind the triumphs and tragedies.

    Perfect background reading for Key Stages 2 and 3, these books are packed with historical detail and provide children with incredible insight into the years they will be studying about during their history lessons.
  • Creature Teacher Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780192747242 - David O'Connell
    CRET 7 years +
    David O'Connell
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £17.97
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    In charge of Jake and all his friends, Mr. Hyde is one of the best teachers in the whole world. But there's just one little problem - he has a habit of transforming into a naughty creature whenever he's upset!

    Throughout these three pacy and zany books, Jake and his classmates will have to use all their wits to keep the creature a secret so that they can keep their favourite teacher in charge. In the first story, the kids discover Mr. Hyde's secret. They then go on a school trip to the theme park where Mr. Hyde gets spooked by the ghost train. Will they be able to track him down?

    In Science Shocker, there's double the trouble when the class are competing at the Whizz Bang Science Festival and discover that the creature has made a friend.

    Written by Sam Watkins and illustrated by David O'Connell, these book will appeal to fans of Baby Aliens Got My Teacher, Barry Loser and Roald Dahl.
  • Tilly's Pony Tails Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781510102613 - Pippa Funnell
    TYPT 7 years +
    Pippa Funnell
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.90
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    Written by Pippa Funnell, an Olympic champion of the eventing world, Tilly's Pony Tails is a series that will appeal to any child who has ever longed for a pony of their own.

    Tilly is an adopted child who has a passion for ponies. She only has one clue to her past and that's a bracelet made of plaited horse hair. When she helps rescue Magic Spirit, a rescue horse who has been so badly treated by humans that he won't let anyone close, everything changes...

    Invited to help out at Silver Shoe Farm, it soon becomes apparent that Tilly has a very special bond with the horses and it's not long before she embarks on a number of adventures. The stories in this collection are accompanied by advice on riding and owning a pony.
  • Falling Fast Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781471123610 - Sophie McKenzie
    SMFF 13 years +
    Sophie McKenzie
    13 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £27.96
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    The latest romance series from Red House Children's Book Award-winning author Sophie McKenzie, the Falling Fast Collection is an intense and compelling series that will delight fans of Blood Ransom, Girl, Missing and John Green's The Fault in Our Stars.

    A change of pace from her previous series The Medusa Project and the Luke and Eve trilogy, the Falling Fast series introduces readers to River, a girl smitten with her inter-school co-star of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, Flynn. Throughout the series, the relationship between the pair intensifies and develops, intertwined with the difficulties they both experience with family life and growing up.

    Mesmerising, emotional and dazzling, the multi-award-winning and Sophie McKenzie's Falling Fast series perfectly embodies teen life and will make the ideal addition to the bookshelf of readers aged 11 and above.

    Please note this collection contains some language and themes that may be deemed unsuitable for younger readers.

    This collection contains books 1 - 4 in Sophie McKenzie's Falling Fast series.

  • The Shakespeare Stories Collection - 16 Books - Collection - 9781408344880 - Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    NSHK 7 years +
    Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    7 years +
    (3)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £79.84
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    • Just 62p per book
    It's now 400 years since William Shakespeare died and his work still remains just as relevant and compelling today. Boasting 16 of William Shakespeare's most popular and enduring plays, this collection contains rewritten versions of all his most well-known tales.

    From the tragedy of Macbeth to the humour of Much Ado About Nothing, this superb collection of paperbacks makes an excellent introduction to Shakespeare for younger readers.

    The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life, allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.

    Please note that although these books are suitable for children aged 9 and over to enjoy independently, the themes they cover mean they may be considered more suitable for shared reading with children aged 7 plus.
  • JBJN 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Inspired by Disney's live-action take on Rudyard Kipling's classic set of short stories, The Jungle Book: The Strength of the Wolf is the Pack is a junior novelisation that captures all the action and adventure from the big screen hit.

    Following man-cub Mowgli as he is raised in a jungle by a pack of wolves and the likes of Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear, the story finds him facing up for a battle against Shere Khan - a tiger who has vowed to remove him from his home.

    A timeless classic that has entertained generations (both in print and on screen with Disney's 1967 animation), this is a brilliant book for children who have enjoyed the adaptation starring the vocal talents of Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba and Bill Murray.
  • Sophia Bennett Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781910655900 - Sophia Bennett
    SBEN 11 years +
    Sophia Bennett
    11 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £20.97
    • Save £15.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    A girl meets one of the biggest boy bands in the world; a model has to make a bittersweet choice when her sister feels ill; and a TV talent show puts a huge strain on two best friends...

    Love Song finds Nina heading off on tour with the biggest band in the world, The Point. While there she realises there's far more to the pop band than just guitars and girls; The Look finds 15-year-old model Ted's sister falling ill and her having to decide what is more important - her modelling career or her family; and You Don't Know Me finds bandmates Sasha and Rose wowing the masses in a talent contest before being pitched against each other. Can their friendship survive?

    In a pre-teen friendly style, Sophia Bennett tackles social and topical issues that affect her readers in a cool and stylish way.