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  • Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: NROJ
    Collection 7 years +
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    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 - and they're gathered together here in one box set!

    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 is packed with 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!

    Format: paperback
    • £18.00
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  • The World of David Walliams Collection - 6 Books

    David Walliams

    Product Code: WLLM
    Collection 9 years +
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    Celebrate over 10 years of David Walliams' children's books with our six-book collection! David is one of the greatest storytellers around and his charming stories - many of which have been adapted into popular TV shows - are inspired by the devilish humour of Roald Dahl.

    Presented in a keepsake slipcase, this collection includes his 2008 debut The Boy in the Dress. This is a story all about a boy who 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 about how money can't buy you everything, especially friends; while Ratburger follows Zoe as she tries to keep her beloved rat safe from Burt of Burt's Burgers; Demon Dentist is jaw-achingly funny; and Awful Auntie finds Stella Saxby battling her aunt for her rightful inheritance of Saxby Hall...

    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!

    Format: paperback
    • £15.00
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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
    • £15.00
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  • Judy Moody Collection - 14 Books

    Megan McDonald

    Product Code: TJMC
    Collection 7 years +
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    Meet Judy Moody, her little brother Stink, her best friend Rocky and her 'pest' friend Frank Pearl in this incredibly witty 14-book collection.

    Judy has a mood for every occasion... A bad mood, a good mood and even an around-the-world mood! Across these books, she enjoys madcap adventures as she experiments with psychic abilities; investigates the case of a missing puppy; and for once gets a taste of her own medicine.

    Megan McDonald's laugh-out-loud stories are complemented by Peter H. Reynolds' fine illustrations in these bestselling books for newly confident readers. Racing through the pages of one of these books is sure to lift any young reader's mood!
    Format: paperback
    • £8.00
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  • The Roald Dahl Audio Collection - 16 MP3 CDs

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: RDCD
    Audio 7 years +
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    Listen to the master storyteller's favourite tales!

    Roald Dahl is the most beloved children's author and his stories have entertained and inspired generations of readers. This MP3 CD collection contains unabridged adaptations of 16 of his classic books including Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG.

    It also includes his autobiography Boy and shorter stories including Billy and The Minpins and The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me. All of the stories are read by big-name celebrities and actors including Hugh Laurie, Kate Winslet and David Walliams.
    Please note this collection contains CDs that can only be played on MP3-accessible CD players, computers and laptops. The majority of post-2001 car model stereos are MP3 CD accessible. Please check your CD player is MP3 accessible before placing an order. To listen to the audio, import into iTunes or any other media player, then transfer to your MP3 device or player. Suitable for smartphones, iPads and tablets.
    Format: MP3 CD. Unabridged
    Stories in this collection: The BFG - Read by David Walliams, Billy and the Minpins - Read by Bill Bailey, Boy - Read by Dan Stevens, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Read by Douglas Hodge, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator - Read by Douglas Hodge, Danny and the Champion of the Word - read by Peter Serafinowicz, Esio Trot - Read by Quentin Blake, Fantastic Mr Fox - Read by Chris O'Dowd, George's Marvellous Medicine - Derek Jacobi, The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me - Read by Hugh Laurie, Going Solo - Read by Dan Stevens, James and the Giant Peach - Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt, The Magic Finger - Read by Kate Winslet, Matilda - Read by Kate Winslet, The Twits - Read by Richard Ayoade and The Witches - Read by Miranda Richardson.
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  • Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder Collection - 5 Books

    Jo Nesbo

    Product Code: DRPC
    Collection 9 years +
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    Jo Nesbo may be best-known for his gritty Nordic crime thrillers, but did you know he's also a most-talented children's author? The Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder series is full of the zest and buoyancy of David Walliams and Roald Dahl's most popular novels.

    This collection brings together all five hilarious novels in this bestselling series. The crazy plots revolve around Doctor Proctor - an inventor who dreams of becoming famous. When he creates a super-strength fart powder that can propel people into outer space, he may have just achieved his goal... But he hasn't counted on the ruthless twins Tuis and Trym spoiling his plans! The fart-filled adventure takes in a firework extravaganza, a trip to prison and an escaped anaconda!

    The other books in the series are equally delightfully absurd - Doctor Proctor, Nilly and Lisa have to win a football tournament to save the last of Norway's gold (which has been turned into the trophy), the Doctor works on a Time-Travel Bath Bomb and he and his friends discover a TV show is hypnotising everyone who watches it...

    Wickedly funny stories for children, including reluctant readers, aged 9 and over.
    Format: paperback
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  • Lara Williamson Collection - 3 Books

    Lara Williamson

    Product Code: LARW
    Collection 10 years +
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    Three family dramas from a critically acclaimed author.

    In A Boy Called Hope, Dan's life changes when his dad runs off with the lady from the chip shop. His sister is acting mean and he's not sure about his mum's new boyfriend... Eventually, he decides he's going to get his family back together - whatever it takes.

    The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair finds Becket Rumsey setting sail on a journey of discovery; and Just Call Me Spaghetti-Hoop Boy has Adam butters deciding to take his rightful place as a superhero.
    These poignant, witty and thought-provoking novels from Lara Williamson deserve a place on every young reader's bookshelf.

    For fans of authors like: Jacqueline Wilson, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Ross Welford
    Format: paperback
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  • Danny Wallace's Hamish Collection - 5 Books

    Danny Wallace

    Product Code: HADW
    Collection 9 years +
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    Danny Wallace, the author of Yes Man, has turned his attention to children's books with hilarious results. He's created a lovable character called Hamish and these five misadventures will delight readers of David Walliams, Tom Gates and David Baddiel.

    Hamish and the WorldStoppers asks what would you do if the world just stopped... The birds in the air, planes in the sky and every single other person has been frozen by The Terribles. But luckily, 10-year-old Hamish Ellerby knows all about them and is getting set to save the world.

    Hamish and the Neverpeople finds the Earth under threat from a shadowy figure, sinister monsters, thundering metal oddballs and beings that are just like humans (but also not at all); and Hamish also has to deal with a burping noise and weird seeds falling from the sky...
    Format: paperback
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  • Happily Ever After Collection - 6 Books

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: HEAF
    Collection 7 years +
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    Find out what happens after 'happily ever after' with these fantastic twists on your favourite fairy tales...

    The Three Little Pigs are going on a camping trip, but the Third Little Pig is planning a bit too much; The Wicked Stepmother is determined to make amends for her past; and Mr Bear is anxious following Goldilocks' break-in...

    These fun twists on fairy tales will encourage independent reading and are full of points to discuss and morals to learn from.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • The Giggle Ninja Joke Book

    Product Code: GNJB
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Laugh your way through the pages!

    We recently joined forces with Toto the Ninja Cat (and her owner, Dermot O'Leary) to find the most side-splittingly funny jokes from children aged between 3 and 13 from all over the UK. The Giggle Ninja Joke Book brings together the ones that made us all purr with laughter.

    Sure to have all ages giggling away, the original jokes range from traditional Knock Knock questions to simply pun-derful wordplay. Did your child's joke make it into the book?
    25% of the sale price of The Book People's Giggle Ninja Joke Book will go to our partner Save The Children. Save the Children exists to help every child reach their full potential.
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  • Matt Brown Collection - 3 Books

    Matt Brown

    Product Code: MBRO
    Collection 10 years +
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    Alien talent shows, zombie school trips and killer vending machines... Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Matt Brown!

    These zany and funny readers for fans of Pamela Butchart, Tom Fletcher and Diary of a Wimpy Kid have so much appeal that even children who wouldn't normally pick up a book will be laughing their way through the pages.

    The author's Compton Valance series was a big favourite with our customers and we just know your children are going to love these misadventures. We wouldn't be surprised if they want to sign up for a place at Dreary Inkling Primary School...
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • George's Marvellous Medicine

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: GMN2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    With refreshed artwork to celebrate the Roald Dahl 100 anniversary celebrations, this is a special edition of the magical tale, George's Marvellous Medicine.

    George's Marvellous Medicine is one of his most popular tales, in which young boy George creates a very special medicine to cure his grandma of her nasty habits. Complete with Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations, this is a must-read for any youngster in the midst of their reading journey!
    • £2.00
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  • Judy Blume's Fudge Collection - 5 Books

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: BLUM
    Collection 7 years +
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    In worldwide-bestselling author Judy Blume's laugh-out-loud series for younger readers, Peter thinks he has the world's biggest problem - a naughty little brother called Fudge...

    Freshly illustrated by Kate Greenaway Medal-winning Emily Gravett, the Fudge books are very funny and perfect for bridging the gap between picture books and longer chapter stories.

    Throughout the books, Fudge's long-suffering brother has to put up with Fudge trying to sell their baby sister, Fudge's excitement about going on holiday and his attempts to steal Andrew's new turtle, Dribble!

    Format: paperback
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    Anne Fine Collection - 4 Books

    Anne Fine

    Product Code: ANFI
    Collection 7 years +
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    Former Children's Laureate Anne Fine has won the Smarties Book Award and the Carnegie Medal and writes funny yet heartfelt stories about children learning valuable life lessons. Her witty books will appeal to any children who enjoy the books of David Walliams or Gillian Cross.

    In Bill's New Frock, Bill Simpson wakes up to find he's a girl, and even worse, his mother is making him wear a frilly pink dress to school. How on earth is he going to survive a whole day like this? Everything just seems so different...

    How to Write Really Badly has Joe making a terrible mess of his work as he jumbles up his numbers and letters; Ivan the Terrible finds Ivan tasked with looking after and translating for the new Russian student Boris; and The Chicken Gave It to Me follows Gemma as she finds The True Story of Harrowing Farm - a chicken's epic story about a high-flying superhero!
    Format: paperback
    • £3.00
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  • The 117-Storey Treehouse

    Andy Griffiths

    Product Code: YTR2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    117 storeys of silliness and laughter in the ninth book in Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's Treehouse series.

    Best friends Andy and Terry have added another 13 levels of madcap fun to their ever-growing treehouse. This time around, they've added a tiny horse level, a pyjama party room and a museum dedicated to underpants! It's not all fun and games though, especially as the Story Police are on their trail. Will they summon the courage to escape through the Door of Doom?

    This lively book is packed with laugh-out-loud situations and fun cartoon-style illustrations. Climb aboard!
    • £2.00
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  • Marge in Charge Collection - 4 Books

    Isla Fisher

    Product Code: MARG
    Collection 7 years +
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    Marge loves to make a mess and bend the rules. She has rainbow-coloured hair and is also a babysitter...

    She cooks up a chocolate soup, conducts a chaotic concert and rescues a train in these laugh-a-minute tales. She loves skiing in summer and bonds with so many children including Zara's naughty little cousin.

    Written by popular actress Isla Fisher and illustrated by Eglantine Ceulemans, these fun family stories offer a vibrant and zesty combination of Mary Poppins and The Treehouse series. They're delightful, zippy reads that will have children racing through the pages.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • Ben Fogle's Mr Dog Collection - 3 Books

    Ben Fogle

    Product Code: BFMD
    Collection 7 years +
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    Join Mr Dog as he meets some extraordinary animals...

    Written by broadcaster, explorer and dog lover Ben Fogle alongside Astrosaurs and Cows in Action author Steve Cole, these chapter books show how you can always count on Mr Dog to help an animal in trouble.

    He plays bunnysitter to a mother rabbit caught in a trap; spends time out at sea searching for a missing seal; and has to save a hedgehog from a prickly and precarious situation.

    The stories have all been inspired by Ben's experiences with animals in need of help in real life and the black and white illustrations by Nikolas Ilic just add to the appeal of these engaging and exciting reads.
    Format: paperback
    • £2.00
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  • Dirty Bertie Book and CD Collection - 8 Books & CDs

    Alan Macdonald & David Roberts

    Product Code: DTBT
    Collection 7 years +
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    Now you can read AND listen to the disgusting habits of Dirty Bertie!

    Dirty Bertie picks his nose, loves smelling revolting pongs and is always getting into mischief. Trouble seems to follow him around and now the whole family can get involved (from a safe distance) with this story and CD collection.

    In these laugh-out-loud tales, Bertie builds a haunted house; enjoys a wet weekend away with his family; and attempts to cheat his way through a Spelling Bee! Fans of Horrid Henry will love following the CDs as they read along to the stories.
    Format: paperback/CD. Total running time of CDs: 6 hours 38 minutes. Unabridged. Read by Evelyn McLean.
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  • Milly Molly Mandy Collection - 6 Books

    Joyce Lankester Brisley

    Product Code: MMMY
    Collection 7 years +
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    Prepare to be charmed by Milly-Molly-Mandy and her friends...

    Milly-Molly-Mandy lives in a tiny village in the heart of the countryside. She picks blackberries, minds the village shop and has hours of fun with her pals little-friend-Susan and Billy Blunt.

    Joyce Lankester Brisley's sweet, funny, innocent and timeless tales feature her original line drawings and are sure to take you back to another era. They're over 80 years old but still as charming as ever.
    Format: paperback
    • £3.00
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  • The Adventures of Miss Charlotte Collection - 3 Books

    Dominique Demers

    Product Code: MCHR
    Collection 7 years +
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    This three-book collection of Dominique Demers' zany, laugh-out-loud books (hugely popular in France) finds Miss Charlotte trying out new roles as a new teacher, a mysterious librarian and a football coach. Her madcap adventures are complemented by Horrid Henry illustrator Tony Ross' amazing artwork.

    Miss Charlotte is the new teacher at school. She wears a large hat and a crumpled dress that make her look like a scarecrow, and she talks to a rock. The children think she's kooky, but they soon warm to her after being asked to measure the room with spaghetti and hearing her fascinating stories - including one about a gorilla.

    In the second story, she is working as a librarian in the village of Saint-Anatole. With her eccentric style and alternative methods, she does things quite differently to the locals...

    In the third story, Charlotte has been given the role of football coach and uses her weird and wonderful ways to prepare the children for the big match... By teaching them how to lose!
    This collection includes books 1-3 in Dominique Demers' The Adventures of Mademoiselle Charlotte series
    Format: paperback
    • £2.00
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  • The Royal Rabbits Collection - 3 Books

    Santa Montefiore

    Product Code: RYLR
    Collection 7 years +
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    The Hobbit meets Fantastic Mr Fox meets Watership Down in this charming collection from renowned storytellers and bestselling authors Santa Montefiore and Simon Sebag Montefiore.

    Packed with fun, fantasy and adventure, The Royal Rabbits of London tells a madcap story about a secret society that will do anything to protect the royal family from the horrible Ratzis. In Escape From the Tower, the Ratzis are back and plotting chaos up in the Shard, but it gets worse when weakling Shylo Tawny-Tail is kidnapped.

    The Great Diamond Chase will have you eager to turn the pages when a precious diamond is stolen from Buckingham Palace. Can the Royal Rabbits uncover the culprit and rescue the diamond in time?

    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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    The Incredible Dadventure Collection - 3 Books

    Dave Lowe

    Product Code: TIDV
    Collection 8 years +
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    Prepare for an incredible adventure with Holly and her taskmaster dad! These pacy, illustrated chapter books are full of excitement and their joyful tone will appeal to children who wouldn't normally pick up a book.

    The Incredible Dadventure kicks off this series of funny stories about trying your best and bonding with your family. Holly is bored of being stuck at home with her mum while her dad has amazing adventures all over the world. Luckily for her, he's now planned a special treasure hunt where she has to complete ten tasks in ten days... Some are silly, some are tricky and some are dangerous!

    In The Mumbelievable Challenge, Holly is faced with a task that would challenge any modern child: five days in the woods without any technology. The Spectacular Holly-Day follows Holly all the way to Malaysia. She wants to explore the sights, sounds and smells of Asia but Dad would rather spend time in the free spa...

    For fans of The Treehouse Series, David Baddiel, Pamela Butchart

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Dave Lowe's The Incredible Dadventure series.
    Format: paperback
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  • The Magic Finger

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: MFN2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Written by the one and only Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake, The Magic Finger is the story of a little girl with magical powers. When someone makes her angry, she zaps a punishment on them with her magic flashing finger!

    Funny and heart-warming, this is a great read for fans of Matilda and other Roald Dahl classics.

    This new edition has a refreshed jacket to celebrate the Roald Dahl 100 anniversary celebrations.
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  • Bad Mermaids Collection - 3 Books

    Sibeal Pounder

    Product Code: BADM
    Collection 9 years +
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    Head under the sea and discover a whole new world with three hilarious Bad Mermaids stories from Sibéal Pounder, the bestselling author of Witch Wars.

    Complete with illustrations by Jason Cockcroft, these books follow the stylish mermaids Beattie, Mimi and Zelda as they are called back into the sea by Crabagram. There are some bad mermaids on the loose and the girls are the only ones who can stop them...

    If they are going to save the day they will need answers. But first they'll need to put on their piranha print nail polish and a clam car, although they could probably do without the talking seahorse...

    These funny, zesty books are filled with magic, mystery and fabulous fashion. They'll appeal to fans of Pamela Butchart, The Worst Witch and the Treehouse series.
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