What's New in Children's Books

  • The Famous Five: Complete Collection - 22 Books - Collection - 9781444936278 - Enid Blyton
    FFCC 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £24.99
    • RRP £153.78
    • Save £128.79
    • Just £1.14 per book
    With mysteries, adventure and lashings of ginger beer, The Famous Five have entertained generations of young readers. In fact, the books have never been out of print!

    Here, in a keepsake box, you can enjoy all 21 novels that follow Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog as they visit some thrilling places and explore and uncover all sorts of secrets. To complete the set, there's a book of short stories about our favourite would-be detectives. Every book features the extant original text from the 1940s and '50s.

    From Kirrin Island to the lighthouse at Demon's Rocks and farms, castles, caves and secret passages galore, the gang outwit thieves, seek hidden treasure and encounter spook trains in their exciting journeys. Illustrated by Eileen Soper, this complete set of books shows how courage and determination can always help children achieve great things.
  • DWAC 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £17.99
    • RRP £80.00
    • Save £62.01
    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
  • TGAC 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £50.00
    • Save £40.01
    Liz Pichon's award-winning Tom Gates books have delighted so many children in print and now the whole family can enjoy these crazy stories in audiobook format.

    All read by Rupert Grint (who you'll know as Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films), these are witty stories to enjoy on long journeys and at home.

    Perfect for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, they follow Tom as he is tormented by annoying sisters, mean teachers and oh-so-sneaky classmates.

    Running time: 10 hours, 35 minutes

    CDs in this collection:
    The Brilliant World of Tom Gates - Disc 1-2, Tom Gates: Excellent Excused and Other Good Stuff - Disc 1-2, Tom Gates: Everything?s Amazing (Sort of) ? Disc 1-2, Tom Gates: Genius Ideas (Mostly) - Disc 1-2, Tom Gates is Absolutely Fantastic (at some things) - Disc 1-2
  • The Wonderful World of Dr Seuss Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780007823505 - Dr. Seuss
    WWDS 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £21.99
    • RRP £119.80
    • Save £97.81
    • Just £1.10 per book
    The Cat in the Hat, Thing 1 and Thing 2, The Grinch, The Lorax... 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.
  • The Thomas & Friends Collection: 20 Books in a Box - Collection - 9780603572920
    TMIT 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.80
    • Save £49.81
    • Just 50p per book
    Will you choo-choo-choose this collection?

    Starring Thomas the Tank Engine and loads of his friends, there are 20 stories to enjoy and they all focus on a different character from the popular show. From classic characters like Edward, James and Henry to new favourites including Rosie, Rocky and Hiro, these books will delight any young Thomas fan.

    Written especially for children aged 3 and over, they come displayed in a handy tray-style box. Each book size: 127 x 140mm.
  • Miffy Collection with Plush Toy - 10 Books - Collection - 9781471160684 - Dick Bruna
    MIFY 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £37.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
    Coming with a cute little key ring-sized cuddly toy, this 10-book collection of Miffy books finds the famous bunny learning to ride a bike; celebrating a birthday; and having fun in the snow.

    Dick Bruna's famous artwork is accompanied by new text from the award-winning poet, Tony Mitton. Working closesly with the Dutch publisher so they retain the classic feel of the stories, these books are bursting with warmth and friendliness.

    An iconic character from children's books, Miffy enjoys seeing the animals at the zoo; prepares for the arrival of a new baby brother or sister; and heads off to the seaside - all familiar situations children will love reading about.
  • Lucy's Winter Stories Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780192758576 - Anne Booth
    LYSR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.97
    • Save £9.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    This collection will be available to buy from the 17th of October. Please keep checking back.

    This collection features three magical tales about a little girl called Lucy and the bond she forms with the animal friends she meets over the winter months.

    Ideal for fans of Holly Webb, the stories contain simple language and short chapters, making them ideal for newly independent readers. There are even illustrations from Sophy Williams to add to the joy.

    Lucy has a big secret - Santa's left her a little reindeer to look after. But when Starlight falls ill just before he's due to deliver the presents, it will be up to Lucy to make him better and save Christmas. There's also an otter in need of rescuing; and a special snow globe that might just inspire a Christmas miracle...
  • SPRT 3 years +
    Tom Jamieson & Mike Byrne
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.99
    • Save £8.00
    You can pre-order this item today! Please note all orders containing this item will be despatched in their entirety from 19 October onwards.

    He's big, he's mean, he's green... Sproutzilla is here and he's set to ruin Christmas.

    Jack is a boy who loves everything about Christmas. Except one thing - Brussels sprouts. Jack's parents see things differently so decide to bring home the largest sprout he has ever see - and that's when things spiral out of control...

    Sproutzilla heads towards Santa and there's only one way to stop him - Jack will have to eat sprouts. Tom Jamieson and Mike Byrne's fun, festive story is perfect for fussy eaters as Christmas Day - and Christmas lunch - approaches.
  • My Naughty Little Sister Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780603572951 - Dorothy Edwards
    MNGS 6 years +
    Dorothy Edwards
    6 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £29.95
    • Save £24.96
    • Just £1.00 per book
    This collection contains five cheeky, touching and funny stories from Dorothy Edwards; all of which will strike a chord with siblings who love to wind each other up...

    Illustrated by Shirley Hughes, the stories focus on Harry's naughty little 3-year-old sister and all of her crazy antics. Throughout the books she tries to cut off the cat's tail and eat all of Harry's birthday trifle; refuses to have her photo taken; makes friends with a mouse; helps Grannie make a Christmas pudding; and goes exploring a chimney.

    A classic inspiration for the likes of Dirty Bertie and Horrid Henry, the stories were based on Dorothy's own younger sister and the situations she finds herself in will be very familiar - for both children and their parents.
  • Shirley Hughes' Trotter Street Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781406373875 - Shirley Hughes
    SHTR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £15.97
    • Just £1.00 per book
    You can pre-order this item today! Please note all orders containing this item will be despatched in their entirety from 17 October onwards.

    With black and white illustrations, these books from Shirley Hughes describe the experiences of the children and families living on Trotter Street.

    Wonderfully traditional, there's the story of a new baby arriving; a birthday surprise is in store; a big concrete lorry heads down the street; and everyone is excited to meet the Snow Lady.

    A lovely treat for children, full of familiar situations.
  • TWDY 3 years +
    Britta Teckentrup
    3 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £6.00
    With illustrations by Britta Teckentrup, this beautiful book will introduce children to the traditional song, The Twelve Days of Christmas.

    Creating a stunning layered effect, this book has peep-through pages that reveal each new Christmas gift. It's a festive treat that the whole family will return to time and time again.
  • Say Hello to the Animals Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781509829163 - Ian Whybrow
    SAYH 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £29.95
    • Save £23.96
    • Just £1.20 per book
    These gentle picture books from author Ian Whybrow will encourage children to say hello to a charming array of friendly animals.

    From those who live on the farm to the jungle and snow, these are lovely little books to read over and over again. They have rhyming text and beautiful artwork to pore over.

    There's even a bedtime book that has animals getting set for sleep. Perfect for encouraging your little ones to do the same.
  • Playdate Pals Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781785986444
    PYPL 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £39.92
    • Save £32.93
    • Just 87p per book
    This collection will be available to buy from early October onwards. Please keep checking back.

    Join the Playdate Pals as they introduce young children to a variety of emotions and behaviour.

    Across the eight books, each animal friend focuses and explores one particular emotion. These are very simple stories that break down complex emotions and issues in a child-friendly way.

    With eye-catching artwork and simple text, there are even questions for your children to answer at the end of each story - meaning they'll develop their knowledge of personal development as they prepare to start school.
  • Wipe-Clean Workbook Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781783414567
    WCWB 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £39.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    The wipe-clean workbooks give children the chance to practise and learn a number of key skills they'll need when it comes to starting school.

    From first numbers to the differences between lower case and upper case, the simple activities can be completed again and again so young children can master the subjects and topics in an interactive way.

    There are books dedicated to tricky words, phonics and everyday maths and a wipe-clean pen is also included. Suitable for ages 3 up until 7, these 10 books are packed with fun activities and progress in difficulty.
  • BHCP 3 years +
    Michael Rosen & Helen Oxenbury
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £10.99
    • Save £6.00
    Written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, We're Going on a Bear Hunt is one of the all-time classic picture books and this new format adds a new level of interaction to the family's hunt for a bear.

    Presented in hardback, each spread features a black and white illustration with a tab. Children can pull this tab and watch the images change colour and see the famous 'swishes', 'splashes' and 'squelches' finish off the previous page's sentence... of course, there's a surprise once they enter the cave, too.

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt is set to be this year's must-watch family show on Christmas Day TV so why not fall in love with the story and watch it magically transform with this incredible version.
  • MVEY 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.99
    • Save £12.00
    The Hulk features on the tactile cover of this Marvel book full of incredible trivia, facts and artwork.

    Covering heroes, villains and those characters that flit in-between, it includes bizarre-but-true tales, quirky insights into characters including the Avengers, Spider-Man and Daredevil and so much more.

    From why there are three different colours of Hulk (green, grey and red in case you were asking) to a look at the time that a frog gained Thor's powers, many of these revelations are astounding - and will delight anyone who loves Marvel, no matter what their age.
  • Paw Patrol Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9785000318102
    PWPT 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £19.95
    • Save £14.96
    • Just £1.00 per book
    The pups from Paw Patrol are on a roll in this collection of five picture books.

    Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Zuma and the other members of the crew have all sorts of exciting adventures throughout these funny stories. They end up working in a pit crew as they aim to win a trophy; Chase takes matters into his own paws; and they have to put out a fire.

    There's also a hot air balloon ride that quickly goes wrong; and they save a train from total disaster. A must-have collection for any fan of these doggy heroes.
  • MHUS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    Many children just can't get enough of the guys and ghouls of Monster High - especially now the dolls range is second in popularity only to Barbie.

    This Ultimate Sticker Collection from DK comes with over 1,000 full-colour stickers and is packed with images and facts about the fang-tastic friends, their terrifying teacher and petrifying pets.

    There are also activities scattered throughout, making this monster fun!
  • LWUS 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    Enjoy a brick-load of festive fun with the LEGO Minifigures!

    This cool sticker book comes with over a thousand stickers and finds the likes of LEGO City being transformed into a winter wonderland, the Star Wars characters getting into the festive spirit (you'll love Santa Maul) and the LEGO Friends getting set for a cracking Christmas.

    There are scenes featuring winter holiday markets and sleigh rides with Santa. LEGO: Winter Wonderland is a book that celebrates the most wonderful time of the year.
  • BKBS 7 years +
    Angela Rizza
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.00
    With its gold-foiled cover, The Book of Beasts not only tells you everything you would want to know about fantastical creatures and mythical monsters but also gives you the chance to colour them in whatever style you want.

    A gorgeous hardback for anyone excited about seeing the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film inspired by J.K. Rowling's stories, it provides information on everything from snake-haired Gorgons to wicked werewolves and dangerous dragons.

    Part-encyclopedia, part-colouring book, this will introduce you to over 90 creatures that are inspired by myths and fables and take you on an incredible journey through ancient lands and civilizations.
  • ICBT 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.00
    With a lenticular cover that shows just how much water is on the entire planet, DK's It Can't Be True is full of incredible visual comparisons that reveal facts about our world.

    Mind-boggling from start to finish, it reveals how Russia is 10 times as wide as France, what the biggest snakes, insects and countries on Earth are and how the world's smallest bird can perch on a pencil.

    Ideal for those who prefer non-fiction, it's a book that will fascinate adults just as much as children.
  • EVIT 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £7.00
    Especially designed for little learners who want to know everything there is to know about everything, DK's My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things is full of fun facts, colourful illustrations and games.

    Sure to ignite and inspire their imaginations, the book supports the National Curriculum and is split into four different sections: All About Me, Animals, People and My Planet. A combination of illustrations and photography surround the facts and there are so many facts and figure for children to dip into.

    Children aged 4 and over will love to read, learn and discover more about our planet and the people, animals and places that exist on it.
  • RRBD Toddlers
    • £6.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £6.00
    This book will be available to buy from early October onwards. Please keep checking back.

    Bring some prehistoric sounds to your children's reading with this brilliantly noisy dinosaur book from the experts at DK.

    Not only are there sounds to listen to but also flaps to lift (with hidden dinosaurs underneath) and a sparkly, touch-and-feel front cover. There are rhyming sounds for parents to read out loud and the funny story will be enjoyed time and time again.

    Designed to develop preschool knowledge and vocabulary, some of the beastly sounds are light activated. Very high quality, this is an excellent early learning book for any child who loves dinosaurs.
  • TMSB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £16.99
    • Save £9.00
    Abracadabra! This book has everything your children need to put on their own magic show - including the chance to make their own magic wand.

    Full of advice on how to perform mind-boggling illusions, vanishing tricks with cards and coins and much more, it's a bright and bold guide to learning the tricks of the trade.

    Encouraging children aged 8 and over to practise the tricks until they're confident enough to perform them in front of the family, it's a brilliantly interactive book that will surely turn heads. The middle spread even features the 'Astonishing Slicer' - and there are instructions on how to work this.