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  • The Famous Five Boxed 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 books 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.

    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.
  • CNO2 Toddlers
    Roger Priddy
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    With flaps to lift, things to find and lots and lots of fun to be had, this book is perfect for helping children aged 2 and over discover and learn everything about construction - from diggers and the holes they dig to materials, laying roads and much more.

    Packed with accessible details on the methods, machinery and people involved in building and construction, each bright and bold spread encourages budding builders to explore the busy scenes and uncover fascinating information, while also developing their hand-eye coordination.

    The perfect book for children who love the likes of A Day at the Airport by Richard Scarry.
  • FRO2 Toddlers
    Roger Priddy
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    From the animals to crops, tractors and more, this lift-the-flap book is ideal for teaching little ones aged 0 and up what happens down on the farm.

    Each farm scene is charmingly illustrated and has fun flaps to lift, which reveal hidden surprises underneath. What will they find...?

    The big, bold, illustrated tabs along the top and side of the book that are just right for helping small hands turn the pages on their own, while the clear illustrations and simple text make it perfect for playtime sharing.
  • AOR2 Toddlers
    Roger Priddy
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £3.00
    Everyone's getting set to go away for their holidays. That means it's going to be another busy day at Playtown Airport!

    This bright and bold book is packed with flaps to lift and detailed artwork that shows what happens at an airport. From arrivals to checking in for a flight and boarding the plane, it shows how an airport works.

    There are even gatefold pages that open up to reveal cross-sections of a jumbo jet, including the cockpit, engines and first-class lounge.
  • Roald Dahl's Plays for Children Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780141376325 - Roald Dahl
    RDPC 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £39.95
    • Save £34.95
    • Just £1.00 per book
    We all know that Roald Dahl is one of the finest storytellers of all time and to celebrate 100 years since his birth, why not get your children to act out plays of some of his most famous books?

    This five-book collection finds the stories adapted into plays and are great for parties, schools and groups. Pairs can act out the hilarity of The Twits or the heart-warming joy of Danny the Champion of the World, while larger groups have the chance to step into Willy Wonka's world of pure imagination in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

    Finally, there is the quick-witted story of Fantastic Mr Fox and the fruit-based adventure of James and the Giant Peach. Each story even has suggestions for staging, props and lighting
  • FDPC 3 years +
    Parragon Books
    3 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    With a luxury padded cover, this book retells the story of Disney-Pixar's popular film, Finding Dory.

    The sequel to Finding Nemo finds Dory wondering where she came from. Along with her friends Marlin and Nemo, she embarks on an incredible journey to find her parents. This journey takes them to a marine institute where they meet Hank the octopus.

    Beautifully illustrated by Disney-Pixar studio artists, this is a sea-sational book for young readers to either read on their own or to share with their parents.
  • LSWA
    • £9.99
    • RRP £17.99
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    LEGO fans who want to harness the power of the Force when it comes to building spaceships and crafts from a galaxy far, far away will love this out-of-this-world book.

    With 50 inspirational ideas for building with enthralling story starters, the book will help you build something amazing and then play out an adventure using LEGO bricks. It comes with a free Rebel Pilot Minifigure and all the bricks you need to build an exclusive Y-wing starfighter model (that features in the book)!

    Packed with ideas for all ages and building abilities, the easy, medium and harder models can help you build a LEGO podrace on Tatooine or a jailbreak on Bespin.
  • The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl - Hardback - 9781783122158 - Stella Caldwell
    GWDH 7 years +
    Stella Caldwell
    7 years +
    • £6.00
    • RRP £16.99
    • Save £10.99
    Presented in a scrumdiddlyumptious scrapbook style, The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl provides Dahl fans with many tremendous things and wonderful surprises.

    Inspired by his magical storytelling and especially published to coincide with the Roald Dahl 100 celebrations, the book first shows the reader the writing hut in which Dahl created his crazy worlds and then invites them to step into each one - there are letters and newspaper cuttings about a giant peach; an insight into what hides inside a Twits-style beard; and a spotter's guide to the man-eating giants of Giant Country from The BFG.

    With plenty of Quentin Blake's iconic artwork on display and flaps to lift and guides inserted in the pages, this is a book that will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about visiting Roald Dahl's phizz-whizzing worlds.
  • DNSH Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    Young children will love getting to know the dinosaurs and a number of first shapes in this roar-some board book. Among the friendly faces they'll meet are football-playing pterodactyls and triangle-horned triceratops.

    The distinctive, fingerprint artwork combines tactile textures, big and bold shapes and familiar objects (who knew drink straws would work so well as a baronyx's legs?!) to give children something very interesting and appealing to look at and there are even pronunciation guides for each prehistoric creature.

    From stars to squares and circles, this is an interactive book full of quirky rhymes that will delight any dino fan as they learn all about shapes.
  • Fluorescent Activity Book Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781909767966 - Sam Hutchinson & Vicky Barker
    FSAB 5 years +
    Sam Hutchinson & Vicky Barker
    5 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.97
    • Save £13.97
    • Just £1.33 per book
    With their striking orange, blue and green themes, these three fluorescent colouring and sticker activity books are sure to catch the eye of any creative child!

    From the joys of nature to the bright sky at night and even the undiscovered pleasures of outer space, the three books have something for everyone.

    With black paper used throughout, there are white sections just waiting to be coloured in using highlighters and bright felt-tips. Each book also has 150 stickers to decorate the pages with and there are plenty of facts about its subject to pore over.
  • BTFA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.00
    With mini heart-shaped felt-tip pens, stunning dual designs and a glittered cover, this colouring book is great for children to work on together.

    Designed so it can be shared, the book has identical patterns on each page of each spread so children can colour in at the same time or both create something unique.

    A great gift for creative children who like to share.
  • HPCC
    • £10.00
    • RRP £20.00
    • Save £10.00
    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, this book is based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne.
  • FDRY 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    Ever since Finding Nemo first swam into cinemas back in 2003, fans have been eagerly anticipating a sequel. Now, finally, we all get to head back into the big blue and catch up with Marlin, Nemo and the underwater gang as they help the lovable, forgetful blue tang Dory find her family.

    This essential guide to the new hit from Disney-Pixar allows children to read all about the unforgettable characters from the ocean including new favourite Hank the octopus. It also introduces the creatures Dory meets at the Marine Life Institute and offers incredible facts about life deep under the sea.

    A great book for Nemo and Dory fans to dip into, this is a great companion to what is sure to be one of the hits of the summer.
  • The 13-Storey Treehouse Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781509839827 - Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton
    MGTH 7 years +
    Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton
    7 years +
    • £6.00
    • RRP £29.95
    • Save £23.95
    • Just £1.20 per book
    Amazingly anarchic, marvellously madcap and destined to have the entire family chuckling away, Andy Griffiths' five-book 13- (and much taller!) Storey Treehouse Collection is a must for fans of Barry Loser, David Walliams and Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

    Andy and Terry live in the world's greatest treehouse. In first book The 13-Storey Treehouse, it houses a giant catapult, a tank of man-eating sharks and a marshmallow machine that shoots marshmallows at you whenever you're hungry... it's extended into The 26-Storey Treehouse for the second book in the series and houses an ice-cream-serving robot called Edward Scooperhands; while in The 39-Storey Treehouse the building has a scary roller coaster, a light-up dance floor and a boxing elephant named the Trunkinator added to it!

    As the Treehouse keeps getting extended, the adventures get more and more wild. The 52-Storey Treehouse has a storey which has a real-life game of Snakes and Ladders; while The 65-Storey Treehouse has a birthday room where it's ALWAYS your birthday!

    The short chapters make the books instantly accessible while Terry Denton's illustrations add even more thrills, making these books perfect all kinds of readers!
  • Gym Stars Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781474927505 - Jane Lawes
    GYMS 7 years +
    Jane Lawes
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.97
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    Tara joins the Silverdale Gym Club and is quickly catapulted into their star team. But is it too much, too soon?

    Across these three exciting books Tara not only has to deal with learning how to do backflips, somersaults and handsprings but also the traditional school issues of friendship, dreams and achievements.

    Vibrant and pacy reads from Jane Lawes - who actually trained as a gymnast - these are authentic and sparkling stories that will inspire children who are fascinated by gymnastics.
  • FDGH 3 years +
    Phoenix Intl
    3 years +
    • £8.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £6.00
    Head into the deep blue sea and enjoy this fun sound book based on Disney-Pixar's latest hit film, Finding Dory.

    The sequel to Finding Nemo finds the forgetful blue tang Dory teaming up with Nemo and Marlin once more as they embark on an incredible adventure to discover all about her past and find her parents. This journey takes them to a marine institute.

    With 13 different sound buttons to press, this is a great book for children who love the film and want to recreate it (with added sound effects) as part of their bedtime reading.
  • MBSH 9 years +
    David Solomons
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £9.00
    This is a super story for superhero-mad children! An award-winning book written by David Solomons, it's a zesty and refreshing read full of funny situations.

    Luke is a comic book-mad 11-year old who shares a tree house with his geeky older brother, Zack.

    Luke's only mistake is to go for a wee right at the wrong time. While he's gone, an alien gives his undeserving, never-read-a-comic-in-his-life brother superpowers and then tells him to save the universe.

    Luke is massively annoyed about this, but when Zack is kidnapped by his arch-nemesis, Luke and his friends have only five days to find him and save the world...
  • LTFT Toddlers
    Rosie Greening
    Toddlers
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £7.00
    Including eight beloved fairy tales, this padded book gives children aged 3 and over the chance to develop their observational, word-association and reading skills.

    Before the likes of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood and Rapunzel, there is a page full of the characters and settings that are included in the story. Under these is the word or name of the image. As children read through the abridged story, they will have to spot the image when it appears in the text to fill in the blanks.

    Great for reading together, the striking artwork, familiar stories and interactive nature makes this a great read to inspire a love of books and fairy tales.
  • Carol Vorderman: Computer Coding Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780241288603
    CVCC 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £38.97
    • Save £30.97
    • Just £2.67 per book
    Computer coding is a hugely important skill that children will learn all about at school. This three-book collection from DK and Carol Vorderman gives them the chance to get ahead and hone their programming skills in a fun and exciting way.

    Supporting the National Curriculum, Computer Coding for Kids is a how-to guide that explains - in an accessible and visual style - the concept of coding and how to use it to make games and animations using the programming languages Scratch and Python.

    Focusing on Scratch, the Games and Projects book will help kids aged 11 and over enhance and improve their coding skills. The Games book helps them build platform games, fiendish puzzles and racing challenges, while the Projects book focuses on mind-bending animations including a snowflake simulator and spiralizer.
  • Piano Playtime: Favourite Rhymes Sound Book - Hardback - 9781784680886
    PPNR 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £4.99
    It's piano playtime with this interactive, musical book!

    Children will love learning how to play a selection of traditional nursery rhymes including If You're Happy and You Know It and Humpty Dumpty by following the colour coding on the pages in this beautifully illustrated book.

    With an electric piano embedded in its pages, this is a great way for children to take their first steps towards a brilliant musical journey. It will help them develop their hand-eye coordination and creative expression.
  • CIAP 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £9.00
    This illustrated atlas from DK will teach children all about the different countries in the world - and even comes with a huge, pull-out poster.

    Covering the countries, continents, people, places, deserts and rainforests, the book will explain to children aged 8 and over all about the world in which we live and how every country has its own incredible traits.

    From freezing Antarctica to the dry deserts of Africa and the vibrant cities of the United States to the incredible history of Europe, there is so much to explore and discover in this stylishly illustrated atlas.
  • I Am Reading Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509827220 - Colin West et al
    CF0132 4 years +
    Colin West et al
    4 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £41.90
    • Just 80p per book
    With large, easy-to-read type and hilarious plots, this collection contains 10 stories that are presented with full-colour illustrations and clear, easy-to-follow text.

    Ideal for children who are starting to move up to chapter books, the bright and bold artwork is certain to appeal to those aged 4 and over.

    The stories feature a mixture of animal characters and humans with special powers, including a witch who runs an animal hospital and a giant postman.
  • Collins Easy Learning: Ages 7-9 Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9780007957064
    CEYL 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £12.00
    • RRP £59.85
    • Save £47.85
    • Just 80p per book
    This incredible collection of 15 books has been designed to help children aged 7 and over improve their essential school skills.

    Full of fun activities, the books will help boost confidence and develp good learning habits for life. Among the titles are ones focused on maths, the times tables, English, spelling and handwriting.

    As children prepare to go back to school, these Collins books will come in very handy. They're colourful and sure to motivate children to great grades.
  • TNSB 9 years +
    Clive Gifford
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    This is Not a Science Book teaches children all about science without them even knowing!

    Packed full of activities that will fill the brain with useful information, the book develops science knowledge by encouraging kids to draw, sketch, make and colour.

    From mapping out the bones in the body to brain puzzles and even optical illusions, the activities are sure to inform and entertain those aged 7 and over. They could even help them with their science lessons at school, but don't tell them that...