Children's Fiction Books
SOTJ 9 years +9 years +
The animals of The Jungle Book came roaring back onto the big screen in the Disney film earlier this year and now Bear Grylls is offering his own contemporary take on Rudyard Kipling's classic adventure with Spirit of the Jungle.
- RRP £12.99
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A reimagining of the famous story, this heart-stopping adventure is just as exciting as Bear Grylls' bestselling fiction and follows the teenager Mak as he heads to live in India with his family. Happiest playing computer games and practising magic tricks in his room, he's out of his depth when he arrives in this new country. For a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, Mak's dad suggests a trip into the jungle.
This is when disaster strikes... the family are caught up in a monsoon along the Wainganga River and Mak's parents are washed away. Alone in the jungle and having to deal with poachers, poisonous snakes and evil monkeys, Mak must learn to survive. However, he finds help and friendship from other jungle creatures as he makes it his mission to get back to civilization.
NROJ 7 years +7 years +
Hurry, this phizz-whizzing collection is almost out of stock... order today in time for Christmas and to avoid disappointment!
- RRP £98.85
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- Just £1.47 per book
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.
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!
DDR2 9 years +9 years +
The eleventh story in Jeff Kinney's all-conquering Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Double Down finds the pressure really piling up on Greg Heffley.
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Greg's mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she asks him to put down the controller and 'explore his creative side'. As if that wasn't enough, Halloween is coming around quick and he's getting frights from every angle.
He finds a bag of gummy worms and this sparks an idea... could he make a movie to get his mom off his back? And could his directorial debut make him rich and famous? You just know things won't go quite to plan.
PAMB 7 years +7 years +
Headteachers who are vampire rats; demon dinner ladies; baby aliens... they all appear in these hilarious school stories from the Blue Peter Award-winning Pamela Butchart.
- RRP £34.95
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- Just £1.60 per book
Zany, crazy and illustrated by Thomas Flintham, these five books will have children laughing all the way through as Izzy and her friends uncover all sorts of startling secrets. Set in a primary school, their suspicions of the new head are raised when they realise he has his blinds drawn all day. Then he bans garlic bread at lunchtime...
Matilde is the new girl at school and Izzy has been told to look after her, but then she realises Matilde might just be hiding a secret - a spy secret! There are also some tongue-in-cheek retellings of Shakespeare's plays for children of all ages to enjoy.
MNW2 9 years +9 years +
One of the UK's favourite storytellers, David Walliams' novels are full of wit and wisdom. They have heart-warming themes and a spiky sense of humour that appeals to any fan of Roald Dahl. In this book, he's delighted to introduce children to the Midnight Gang!
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Although most children are fast asleep by the time the clock strikes 12, the Midnight Gang's adventures are just beginning... Tom has been hit on the head by a cricket ball and finds himself at Lord Funt hospital, a place run by terrifying porters and wicked matrons. However, when he meets four other patients in the children's ward, things get exciting.
While bonding, the five friends find all their dreams coming true. This is a spellbinding book about the power of friendship and magic. It's just as captivating as Walliams' previous books Mr Stink, The Boy in the Dress and Gangsta Granny and has a cast of characters your children will instantly love.
SVCC 7 years +7 years +
Written by Enid Blyton - one of the world's favourite children's writers and the author who brought the world The Famous Five, Malory Towers and The Naughtiest Girl series - The Secret Seven are a group of friends who meet in a shed and solve some startling mysteries.
- RRP £111.84
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- Just £1.00 per book
Peter, his sister Janet, and their friends Jack, Colin, George, Pam and Barbara make up the Secret Seven. They meet in a shed with 'S.S' on the door and to get in you'll need to know the password and wear the right badge. Peter is head of the society and he makes jolly well sure that everyone abides by the rules...
While the gang eat cake and drink lemonade, they puzzle over the peculiar goings-on in their local community and make it their mission to put things right. To do this, they have to keep watch, search for clues and ask the right questions. From burglaries to stolen animals and missing children, there's always a case to be cracked!
DWAC 9 years +9 years +
David Walliams' Dahl-esque books are hugely popular with children and many of them have been adapted into hit BBC shows. Here are eight of his books in audiobook format, so the whole family can listen and laugh to them - wherever you go!
- RRP £80.00
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Coming in a handy tin, the collection includes The Boy in the Dress, Mr Stink, Billionaire Boy, Gangsta Granny, Ratburger, Demon Dentist, Awful Auntie and Grandpa's Great Escape. All the stories are read by David himself and on some of them 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, thes are stories you'll want to listen to over and over again.
Running time: 30 hours
Tin size: 145 x 145mm
CDs in this collection:
Mr Stink - Disc 1-3, Billionaire Boy - Disc 1-3, Gangsta Granny - Disc 1-3, Demon Dentist - Disc 1-4, Grandpa's Great Escape - Disc 1-5, Ratburger - Disc 1-3, Boy - Disc 1-2, Awful Auntie - Disc 1-4
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
BRMH 3 years +3 years +
Jill Barklem's Brambly Hedge stories about some friendly mice have entertained children for over 30 years and this collection has eight little hardback books for the whole family to enjoy time and time again.
- RRP £60.92
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- Just £1.25 per book
The little mice enjoy a snow ball in the middle of winter; Primrose is frightened by an autumn shower; and Wilfred scrambles up a rock face only to find he can't get back down.
Beautifully illustrated in a style similar to Beatrix Potter, you and your children will love exploring the miniature world of the hedgerow and meeting the families who call it home.
MONH 9 years +9 years +
Monster High fans will want to get their fangs into these junior novels.
- RRP £29.95
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- Just £1.00 per book
Inspired by the popular range of dolls (second in popularity only behind Barbie), the ghoulfriends attend a fancy gala; travel back in time to the beginning of Monster High; and head on an adventure that takes in the Tower of Londoom, New Goreleans and Hauntlywood.
Brilliantly spooky books to inspire children who love these characters to start reading.
MLYE 13 years +13 years +
A fantasy series that will transport you back to the 14th century, Marie Lu's The Young Elites series is packed with action and will appeal to fans of Harry Potter, X-Men and Game of Thrones.
- RRP £23.97
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- Just £2.00 per book
You're introduced to Adelina Amouteru, a survivor of the blood fever - a deadly illness that swept through the nation a decade ago. While many perished, those children who survived were left with strange markings. Adelina's black hair turned silver, her lashes went pale and she now has a jagged scar where her left eye once was. Her cruel father believes she is a malfetto (an abomination ruining their family's name and standing in the way of their fortune).
However, some of the fever's survivors are believed to have mysterious and powerful gifts. Although their identities remain secret, they're known as the Young Elites. Enzo Valenciano is a member of the Dagger Society, a group who seek out Young Elites before the Inquisition Axis - led by Teren Santor, who believes the Young Elites will destroy the nation - can. When Enzo finds Adelina, he's amazed by her powers... soon, the lives of these three are intertwined in ways none of them would have expected. What does remain clear is Adelina has special abilities, but also a darkness inside her that could become all too powerful...
SIMY 9 years +9 years +
Itchingham Lofte always thought he was just an ordinary kid with a passion for science. Then he discovered an unusual rock quite unlike anything that the world had seen before...
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Itch has to keep his discovery of the new Element 126 safe from sinister forces, unrelenting scientists and international terrorists, while also keeping himself, his sister and tomboy cousin safe from a deadly enemy who is hell-bent on vengeance.
Acclaimed by Anthony Horowitz, popular radio broadcaster Simon Mayo's Itch series contains all the elements of a thrilling, unputdownable read - action, shocks and a sprinkling of science. For fans of H.I.V.E, Alex Rider and Artemis Fowl, children will be itching to get their hands on these!
CHBG 9 years +9 years +
Containing five books about five very different sisters, this is a sweet collection full of tales revolving around family matters, mad crushes and unbeatable friendships. The perfect next step for fans of Jacqueline Wilson, children aged 9 and over will love discovering the cool world of Cathy Cassidy.
- RRP £34.95
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- Just £1.40 per book
Cherry Costello's life is about to change forever. She and her dad are moving to Somerset where a new mum and a bunch of brand new sisters await. On her first day she meets and falls for Shay Fletcher, but then she finds out he's dating her new stepsister, Honey.
Coco may be the youngest of the Tanberry sisters but that doesn't mean she's not headstrong. Coco, her favourite pony at the stables, has been sold and she is not impressed when she looks into the new owners...; you'll also get to meet identical twins Skye and Summer. They're best friends, but lately Skye's been feeling second best. The story of her life, things go from bad to worse when her friend Alfie confesses he's fallen for Summer; Summer's always dreamed of dancing and now there's a space at a ballet school - can she make it? Things start spiralling out of control as the audition becomes her obsession.
Honey is heading off to live with her dad in Australia for a fresh start. Her new life is like a dream come true, but then she starts school... the girls are very different to her friends in England and she's feeling all alone.
JLTM 7 years +7 years +
All written by Jill Tomlinson, this collection includes six heart-warming animal stories that cover important and familiar themes.
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- Just £1.00 per book
The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark focuses on a beautiful baby barn owl named Plop. He's perfect in every way - except he's scared of the dark! There are also stories about an inquisitive penguin chick; a homesick cat; and a brave and determined hen.
Pongo the little gorilla is as playful as can be, but has decided it's time to grow up; and Pat the sea otter is very curious. Children will love meeting all of these characters in this incredible collection.
LTIE 13 years +13 years +
Acclaimed by the likes of Patrick Ness and Matt Haig, Frances Hardinge's Costa Book of the Year-winning The Lie Tree is a dark, powerful and beautiful novel. It's presented here with incredible black-and-white illustrations from the Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell.
- RRP £9.99
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When Faith discovers her disgraced father's journals, her curious nature takes the better for her. She has a love for science, secrets and knowledge and these notes are full of scribbles and theories that have driven a man close to madness.
In amongst the nonsensical work are tales of a strange tree which, when told a lie, will uncover a truth. The greater the lie, the greater the truth that is revealed to the liar. As Faith searches for this tree she finds herself getting into greater danger. She quickly realises these lies could shatter the truths her world has been built around...
OOBW 7 years +7 years +
Swooping in and adding this collection of Owls of Blossom Wood stories to your child's bookshelf would be a very wise idea. They're a hoot!
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- Just £1.00 per book
Perfect for fans of Rainbow Magic, the fantasy adventures have easy-to-follow plots and beautiful illustrations and will be eagerly read time and time again. They follow Katie, Eva and Alex as they hide inside a hollow tree trunk at the bottom of Katie's garden and find themselves whisked away to a magical wood where they've been transformed into owls.
When they get there, it turns out the wrens have lost their voices and don't want to leave their nests. Will the girls (or owls, as they now are) be able to bring back the birdsong in time for a magical concert.They also have to take charge and solve woodland problems; find a missing baby fawn, attend a couple of otters' wedding; persuade some striking bees to start working again; and throw a surprise party for Bobby the badger.
PERF 5 years +5 years +
Fans of Katie Morag will love following the stories of the loveable Poppy as she has all kinds of first experiences and exciting adventures in these fun-filled stories.
- RRP £35.92
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- Just 87.00p per book
Poppy has outgrown her bike but when Dad brings home a new one, she's worried it's too big and doesn't want to ride it. Can anyone, or anything, change her mind? She also heads to the beach on holiday, but it's not the dream she'd been hoping for - the sand is hot, the water's cold and the wind is, well... windy!
She also starts playing football but doesn't want to practise. After a bad match, she wonders if it's worth the effort; she also welcomes a new puppy into the family but isn't too happy about the extra work a puppy brings.
RTFT 5 years +5 years +
With familiar fairy tales, this eight-book collection is perfect for children to share with their parents as they begin to learn about phonics.
- RRP £47.92
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- Just £1.25 per book
Including Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Puss in Boots, the fairy tales have been carefully retold to help children develop their decoding skills and link different letters to distinct sounds.There are also sounding out and word-building activities to partake in.
All the books come with 70 reusable stickers and there's even a poster which features all 44 sounds that are practised in the books. There are also helpful hints for grown-ups on what sounds they should focus on while they read, scattered throughout the books.
Poster dimensions: 550 x 645mm.
KE1200 4 years +4 years +
This 24-book collection will help children progress towards becoming independent readers.
- RRP £95.76
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- Just 33.00p per book
With simple sentences, bold text and eye-catching artwork, the books will teach children the 26 alphabet sounds; help them understand the sounds of two-letter consonants; and show them the ways in which they can use two-letter vowels.
Focusing on synthetic phonics, there are three separate levels to work through in these funny stories and each book features a parent's guide to help you help your children grow in reading confidence.
FLYF 7 years +7 years +
If your child wants to read books inspired by the popular sport of cycling, this collection from Sir Chris Hoy will have them racing through the pages.
- RRP £14.97
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- Just £1.33 per book
The Best Birthday Bike starts the magical series and finds Fergus Hamilton getting a rusty old bike for his 9th birthday from his mum and granddad. It might not be the Sullivan Swift he was after but when he cleans it up and takes it for a test run, something amazing happens... he's transported to Nevermore, a land where cycling is banned by the wicked King Woebegot. However, this won't stop Fergus, his dog Chimp and new friend Princess Lily enjoying an incredible adventure and bunny hopping on his bike over the Swamp of Certain Death, outwitting the Knights of NoNonsense and their Hounds of Horribleness.
When he gets back to the real world, he quickly realises he still needs to complete a time trial to join the local cycling team. His friends and family help him realise he doesn't need magic and support, hard work and patience will see him through. The Hercules Hopefuls also have to brave the spooky Bicycle Graveyard and deal with the Bruce's Biscuits factory expanding over the park where the team train.
With fantastic illustrations from Clare Elsom, these books combine the craziness of Adventure Time with cycling success from a popular Olympian. They're a golden read!
CCMM 9 years +9 years +
Inspired by his wife's childhood growing up in the countryside, Clare and Her Captain is a beautiful hardback novella from former Children's Laureate and War Horse author Michael Morpurgo.
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Presented with exquisite full-colour artwork by the award-winning Catherine Rayner, it tells the story of Clare, a girl bored by her parents' squabbling while on holiday in the Devon countryside. Longing for an adventure of her own, she forms a friendship with the retired horse Captain - and his reclusive owner.
Full of the emotional power and poignancy that makes Michael such a beloved author, it even features an afterword from Clare Morpurgo that provides more information on the origins of the story.
JMST 7 years +7 years +
Children will be laughing their socks off as they work their way through the books featured in the hilarious My Brother's Famous Bottom series from Jeremy Strong.
- RRP £41.93
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- Just £1.14 per book
With seven books of silliness to enjoy, we reckon you might be laughing at these just as much as the kids. It all starts when the twins Cheese and Tomato are born and Nicholas' family decide they need to make more money. Dad has a brainwave - nappies! When the twins audition for a nappy advert, Cheese's bottom is accidentally broadcast on the news... what follows is a national tour and chaos involving giant babies and goats on motorbikes!
After this, things get crazier still. The whole family head off on a camping trip; the eggs they're hatching for the school's Easter fair are going missing; and Nicholas' bottom might just save Christmas...
KRAG 5 years +5 years +
This collection of colour first readers will take you to the Isle of Struay, a beautiful place where Katie Morag lives...
- RRP £39.90
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- Just £1.00 per book
With 10 of Mairi Hedderwick's stories to read through, all of which have been adapted from picture books into colour readers, this is a great collection to inspire a love of reading in children aged 5 and over.
Katie attends a wedding; puts on her dancing shoes and joins a class; and decides to start delivering the mail. These are gentle stories that children will want to return to again and again.
ORTC 7 years +7 years +
This 14-book collection of Chucklers Fan Fiction will make children laugh their socks off!
- RRP £83.86
- Save £73.87
- Just 71.00p per book
All edited by popular author Jeremy Strong, the books cover the Oxford Reading Levels 8-14 (coloured book band levels are also included) and are full of funny tales.
There's the story of Roxanne and the Fairy Godbrother; a supersonic hamster; and a tale of some absolutely awful adults.