Children's Books

Children's Fiction Books

  • R.L. Stine's Goosebumps Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781407179896 - R.L. Stine
    BUMP 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £9.99
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    Prepare for your children to be sleeping with the lights on... our latest 10-book Goosebumps collection is sure to give them the creeps!

    R.L. Stine's spooky books have sold over 400 million copies worldwide and have helped to ensure generations are terrified of ventriloquist's dummies... following the success of the film starring Jack Black, the books have been brought to a whole new audience and here are 10 adventures that are twisted, funny and rather dark. They'll be top of every child's reading list.

    This collection features the classic Night of the Living Dummy alongside other memorable titles including Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes and The Abominable Snowman of Pasadena. Great books for encouraging a love of reading, will your kids dare to read through all 10?
  • The Worst Witch Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9780141376301 - Jill Murphy
    WSWT 7 years +
    Jill Murphy
    7 years +
    • £6.99
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    As your children are left spellbound by the new CBBC adaptation of The Worst Witch, they'll love reading the series that introduced Mildred Hubble and Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches.

    Mildred is excited to be studying and training at the school but she's not leaving the best impression. She keeps making mistakes like getting spells wrong and crashing her broomstick...

    Despite her clumsy ways, everything is going well and she's enjoying the school but then she manages to turn Ethel, the teacher's pet, into her deadly enemy...

    Throughout these seven books, Mildred has to deal with a girl called Enid Nightshade who is not as placid as she looks; finds herself turned into a frog; and makes plans to ensure she will not be the worst witch in following years...

    Containing all seven books (complete with refreshed artwork) in the magical series from Jill Murphy, we guarantee your children will want to join Mildred and her friends at the Academy after reading these books.
  • Terry Deary's Shakespeare Tales Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781472937247 - Terry Deary
    TDST 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
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    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.
  • David Walliams Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007532216 - David Walliams
    DWBB 9 years +
    David Walliams
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £19.99
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    David Walliams is one of the greatest storytellers around at the moment and his stories are inspired by the devilish humour of Roald Dahl.

    Presented in a keepsake slipcase, this collection includes his first five novels. We start with The Boy in the Dress, a book all about a boy who just doesn't fit in. When he tries on a dress, his life changes. But should he keep this a secret? Mr Stink follows and this is a book about a stinky tramp who has a surprising past.

    Billionaire Boy is a book all about how money can't buy you everything, especially friends; and Gangsta Ganny proves that grandmas may have hidden traits - including being a jewel thief. Finally, Ratburger follows Zoe as she tries to keep her beloved rat safe from Burt of Burt's Burgers.

    Books that will make children think, cry and laugh (a lot!), these belong on every young reader's bookshelf. Don't be surprised if you end up enjoying them just as much as your children!
  • SOTJ 9 years +
    Bear Grylls
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    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.

    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.
  • Jeremy Strong: My Brother's Famous Bottom Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9780141376158 - Jeremy Strong
    JMST 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
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    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.

    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...
  • DDR2 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
    • £6.99
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    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.

    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.
  • Julia Donaldson Audio Collection - 10 CDs - Collection - 9781447253235 - Julia Donaldson
    GFCD 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    (21)
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    The Gruffalo has become one of the most-loved children's characters of all time and this 10-CD collection brings him, and many of his equally brilliant friends from Julia Donaldson's collection of books, to life in audio format.

    Perfect for long journeys and for keeping children entertained whatever the weather, among those delivering the soothing, rhyming stories are Imelda Staunton, Alexander Armstrong and even Julia Donaldson herself!

    A Squash and a Squeeze is a charming story; while Room on the Broom is hilarious; and The Snail and the Whale is quite rightly regarded as a children's classic. There is even The Gruffalo Song and Other Songs included, a CD which contains some of Julia's very own fun-filled action songs for children aged 3 and over.
  • MNW2 9 years +
    David Walliams
    9 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    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!

    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.
  • MNSC 13 years +
    Patrick Ness
    13 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This is a special film tie-in edition of Patrick Ness' A Monster Calls; a novel that won both the Carnegie Medal and Greenaway Medal when it was published in 2012.

    Now adapted into a heartbreaking film (by director J.A. Bayona) starring Felicity Jones, Sigourney Weaver and Liam Neeson as the voice of the monster, the book discusses the difficult subject of terminal illness and coming to terms with loss. Based on an idea by Siobhan Dowd, Patrick Ness is the author of the novel and it's an unforgettable page-turner - just make sure you have some tissues on hand to dry your eyes.

    The story begins with the intriguing sentence: 'The monster showed up just after midnight. As they do...' and what follows is a compelling account of Conor's visions of this creature, who comes to be nothing quite like what he imagined...

    As his mum begins treatments, he starts to see another side of this ancient and wild monster.
  • Magic Animals Friends Collections - 10 Books - Collection - 9781408350805 - Daisy Meadows
    DMMA 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Daisy Meadows' Rainbow Magic series has introduced so many children to the joys of reading and now she's set to enchant even more young readers with the Magic Animal Friends series.

    Lily and Jess are two friends who love animals, so it's a dream come true when they find themselves in Friendship Forest - a secret world where all the animals can talk! However, it's not long before the animals need the pals' help. Wicked witch Grizelda is on the hunt and is trying to ruin the animals' lives...

    Throughout these sparkling stories (ideal for children aged 5 and over who are just starting to read independently), Lily and Jess have to save a baby bunny called Lucy Longwhiskers from the clutches of Grizelda; help Evie Scruffypup the dog break the spell that the witch has put on her; and battle dragons with a squirrel named Sophie Flufftail.

    The glittery jackets just add to the appeal of these amazingly accessible stories.
  • Usborne Phonics Readers Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781474933858
    UPHR 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £11.99
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    There's a mole in a hole; a crow in the snow; and a snail bringing the mail in this exciting Phonics Readers Pack from the experts at Usborne.

    The funny and appealing stories feature simple, phonically repetitive text that will help develop essential language and early reading skills in children aged 4 and older.

    The books even contain guidance notes to help give parents and teachers confidence as they help children learn to read.
  • The Secret Seven Collection - 16 Books - Collection - 9781444936285 - Enid Blyton
    SVCC 7 years +
    Enid Blyton
    7 years +
    • £15.99
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    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.

    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 +
    (1)
    • £17.99
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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 eight 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 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
  • Felicity Wishes Collection  - 8 Books - Collection - 9780340944158 - Emma Thomson
    FWH2 7 years +
    Emma Thomson
    7 years +
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    Created by the talented Emma Thomson, Felicity Wishes has become one of today's favourite children's characters.

    The Felicity Wishes pop-up books have been hugely popular with a younger audience and now her fans can continue to enjoy the fairy's adventures as they grow up, with the help of these great Felicity Wishes storybooks.

    Join the special 21st century fairy as she gives her favourite cafe a makeover, goes to a fancy dress party, loses a fairy on the beach and gets a new wand. Each book contains three fun stories.
  • The Wonderful World of Dr Seuss Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780007823505 - Dr Seuss
    WWDS 5 years +
    5 years +
    (7)
    • £21.99
    • RRP £119.80
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    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.

    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
  • The Brambly Hedge Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780007610167 - Jill Barklem
    BRMH 3 years +
    Jill Barklem
    3 years +
    • £9.99
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    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.

    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.
  • Marie Lu's The Young Elites Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780141376318 - Marie Lu
    MLYE 13 years +
    13 years +
    • £5.99
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    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.

    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...
  • Simon Mayo's Itch Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780552575836 - Simon Mayo
    SIMY 9 years +
    Simon Mayo
    9 years +
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    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...

    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!
  • Cathy Cassidy's The Chocolate Box Girls Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780141365596 - Cathy Cassidy
    CHBG 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £34.95
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    • Just £1.40 per book
    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.

    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.
  • Jill Tomlinson Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780603572968 - Jill Tomlinson
    JLTM 5 years +
    Jill Tomlinson
    5 years +
    (1)
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    All written by Jill Tomlinson, this collection includes six heart-warming animal stories that cover important and familiar themes.

    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.
  • CBV2 7 years +
    Clare Balding
    7 years +
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    No one know horse racing better than Clare Balding. In this reader, she gives children aged 7 and over an insight into what it feels like to own a horse.

    Suitable for fans of Dick King-Smith and Gerald Durrell, this amazing animal tale follows the horse-mad 10-year old Charlie Bass as she manages to accidentally buy a racehorse. Named Noble Warrior, the stag looks the part - he's strong, fit and healthy. But there's one issue...

    He refuses to leave his stable without his best friend, a naughty palomino pony called Percy. Charlie wants Noble Warrior to be a champion, but with Derby Day not far away, it's not looking likely. The family farm is also close to being repossessed and Noble Warrior may be their only hope!
  • GSO2 11 years +
    Zoe Sugg
    11 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Going Solo is the third book in Zoe (known to millions of YouTube viewers as Zoella) Sugg's bestselling Girl Online series. It's just as captivating, compelling and unputdownable as those that have come before...

    Penny's life is back to normal. She's not sure where Noah is so accepts Megan's invitation to visit her performing arts school in the hope of making some new friends. As she helps everyone around her, she starts to move on in her life. Elliot needs her friendship more than ever and knows just what to say to help Posey's stage fright.

    There's also love (or is it lust?) in the air with the charming Scottish boy, Callum - although Noah seems to be haunting her in so many ways...
  • LTIE 13 years +
    Frances Hardinge
    13 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    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.

    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...