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  • New Dork Diaries Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781471168642 - Rachel Renee Russell
    DKDI 9 years +
    Rachel Renee Russell
    9 years +
    • £12.00
    • RRP £83.88
    • Save £71.88
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Meet Nikki Maxwell and prepare to read some truly a-dork-able stories with this 12-book collection of Dork Diaries stories by Rachel Renee Russell.

    Written in a fun-filled diary format, these books offer an insight into the life of the tween dork, Nikki. When she moves to a new school she decides it's the perfect time to leave her old lame ways behind - but things are never that simple.

    With fun sketches and doodles, the diary entries find Nikki opening up her heart as she battles with her arch-nemesis Mackenzie over her dreams of becoming a pop star and tackles the subject of love with hilariously dorky consequences.

    These books will be enjoyed by any child aged 9 or over who enjoys (or endures!) the sparklier side of tween life.
    Format: paperback
  • My LEGO World - 25 Books - Collection - 9780241329788
    MYLW 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £28.00
    • RRP £124.75
    • Save £96.75
    • Just £1.12 per book
    Build up your knowledge of LEGO with this incredible 25-book collection packed with fun facts about Minifigures and inspirational ideas for builds.

    With book titles ranging from Build a Bridge and Other Great LEGO Ideas to Create a Town and Other Great LEGO Ideas, these books have everything you need to help your children (and you!) on your way to becoming a LEGO master builder.

    There are also books dedicated to the most popular Minifigures of all time and one bursting with inspiration for making a LEGO mosaic. You can also learn how to build a haunted house and there are tips on putting on your own brick-tacular magic show!
    Format: paperback
  • PG0280 3 years +
    Rev. W. Awdry
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    This story collection includes three exciting adventures following Thomas the Tank Engine as he learns how to be a Really Useful Engine and explores the island of Sodor.

    A classic for many years and a hero to generations, this book even has a story that finds Thomas enjoying a race and taking the Fat Controller to London to meet the Queen.

    This keepsake hardback is a great way of passing on the tradition of Thomas to early readers and also features classic characters including Percy, James, Gordon and Toby.
  • NARN 9 years +
    9 years +
    (2)
    • £15.99
    • RRP £80.00
    • Save £64.01
    You can enter the enchanting world of Narnia without having to step through your wardrobe with this amazing 30-CD collection.

    Read by actors including Sir Kenneth Branagh, Lynn Redgrave, Sir Derek Jacobi and Sir Patrick Stewart, this is the complete collection of C.S. Lewis' classic series of Narnia books. All unabridged, they're perfect for reading along to with the books or for long journeys.

    From the sheer joy of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to the magic of The Chronicles of Narnia and the adventure of Prince Caspian, these are timeless tales full of myths and magic that are adored all over the world.
    Format: CD
    Unabridged
    Approximate running time: 31 hours

    CDs in this collection:
    The Magician's Nephew, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Horse and His Boy, Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair and The Last Battle.
  • GRJB 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
    • Save £7.00
    Head into the deep dark wood and enjoy hours of fun by putting together the pieces of six jigsaw puzzles included in this special gift edition of The Gruffalo.

    A complete and unabridged version of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's classic story, this special edition also comes with a fun activity page and will make a wonderful gift for any little Gruffalo fan.
  • Disney Princess: The Enchanted Library Collection - 11 Books - Collection - 9780241310922
    DPEL 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £17.99
    • RRP £55.00
    • Save £37.01
    • Just £1.64 per book
    From Ariel and Belle to Mulan and Merida, this collection of royal reads contains 11 hardback books all about the famous Disney princesses.

    Presented in a slipcase, The Enchanted Library introduces the characters, their friends, foes and the princes who star in the stories and will tell your children (and you!) everything they ever wanted to know about them.

    These books retell the famous stories and are packed with magical Disney artwork. Children who love princesses and fairy tales will adore them.
  • GCJB 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
    • Save £7.00
    The Gruffalo is back, but this time it's his child who is feeling brave... Will the tiny mouse be able to outwit the Gruffalo once more?

    Young children will love the pacy, rhythmic tale from bestselling author Julia Donaldson and the incredible artwork by Axel Scheffler.

    They can then have fun recreating the brilliant illustrations by putting together the six chunky jigsaw puzzles included with this gift edition of the timeless classic.
  • Camilla and Friends: Pink Limo Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781786926418 - Tim Bugbird
    CFPL 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £14.99
    • RRP £49.99
    • Save £35.00
    • Just £1.50 per book
    Coming in a cool - and fetching pink - limo-shaped box, these 10 charming stories are all about fairies, cute animals and even a polar bear.

    Filled with sweet illustrations, fun text and coming with four stacking blocks, these are exciting books that children will love and return to again and again.

    Perfect for sharing, these padded hardbacks feature cool characters including Camilla the Cupcake Fairy, Paulette the Pinkest Puppy and Posie the Kitten.

    Format: hardback
  • Stories Jesus Told Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781784930653
    SJST 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £41.94
    • Save £36.94
    • Just 83.00p per book
    This picture book collection contains six stories from The New Testament:
    The Good Samaritan, The Lost Sheep, The Great Feast, The Prodigal Son, The Sower and The Two Houses

    Suitable for children aged 4 and over, each story's meaning is explained in way in which young children will understand and the colourful artwork is tremendously appealing. There are even points highlighted that will generate further discussion as children learn all about the Bible.

    From loving your neighbour to the fact that God loves you, no matter what, this is the perfect set of books for introducing the New Testament.
  • Nina Bawden collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780349010625 - Nina Bawden
    NBAW 9 years +
    Nina Bawden
    9 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £20.97
    • Save £16.97
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Nina Bawden's children's books were a huge influence on the likes of Michael Morpurgo and this three-book collection contains some of her most beloved and inspirational work.

    Carrie's War is a moving story about evacuees that finds Carrie and her brother being sent to Wales and living away from home for the very first time; The Peppermint Pig has a family welcoming a tiny pig into their home and reveals how his naughtiness and clever nature kept a family happy in the most difficult of times; and Keeping Henry asks whether a squirrel can really be a suitable pet.
  • PPST 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.00
    Peppa Pig and her friends have such a great time visiting Mr Potato's theatre show that Madame Gazelle decides they should put on a pantomime of their own.

    They send out invitations, complete rehearsals and even put on their costumes as they get set to put on the show of a lifetime. There's even more excitement when they hear about a surprise guest coming to see Peppa on stage!

    Similar in style to The Jolly Postman, this interactive story comes complete with props including tickets, invitations and a programme.
  • Stories for 5-Year-Olds - 3 Books - Collection - 9781509880300
    STFV 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.97
    • Save £13.97
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Featuring funny, magical and animal stories this collection of books, complete with cover artwork by Adam Stower, will delight children aged 5 and over.

    Funny Stories for 5-Year-Olds is hugely entertaining and includes stories from Dick King-Smith, Tony Ross and Malorie Blackman; Magical Stories for 5-Year-Olds features fantasy stories from Joan Aiken, Margaret Mayo and Alf Proysen; and Animal Stories for 5-Year-Olds is full of rich and heart-warming stories from the likes of Dick King-Smith, Margaret Mahy and Dorothy Edwards.

    With so many short stories to enjoy, these books are perfect to dip in and out of and can be read alone or aloud.

    Format: paperback
  • Stories for 6-Year-Olds - 3 Books - Collection - 9781509880317
    STSI 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.97
    • Save £13.97
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Featuring funny, magical and animal stories this collection of books, complete with cover artwork by Adam Stower, will delight children aged 6 and over.

    Funny Stories for 6-Year-Olds is hugely entertaining and includes stories from Margaret Mahy, Tony Bradman and Malorie Blackman; Magical Stories for 6-Year-Olds features fantasy stories from Joan Aiken, Berlie Doherty and The Brothers Grimm; and Animal Stories for 6-Year-Olds is full of rich and heart-warming stories from the likes of Dick King-Smith, David Henry Wilson and Meredith Hooper.

    With so many short stories to enjoy, these books are perfect to dip in and out of and can be read alone or aloud.

    Format: paperback
  • Kipper and Friends Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781444943191 - Mick Inkpen
    KPRF 3 years +
    Mick Inkpen
    3 years +
    • £6.00
    • RRP £34.95
    • Save £28.95
    • Just £1.20 per book
    Mick Inkpen is a hugely popular children's author and this five-book collection is full of fun stories. There are books starring Kipper - a dog beloved throughout the world - and the ever-popular Wibbly Pig.

    Beautifully illustrated by Inkpen, these books follow Kipper as he learns about baby animals and finds Wibbly Pig meeting a toucan. There's also a book about a bear getting ready for bedtime and a fantastic story about Snapdragon, who keeps eating the letters from the words in the books. Can Bookmouse and the Woollywolves help him?

    There is also a book called We Are Wearing out the Naughty Step... Does that sound familiar?
    Format: paperback
  • Stories for 7-Year-Olds - 3 Books - Collection - 9781509880324
    STSV 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.97
    • Save £13.97
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Featuring funny, scary and animal stories this collection of books, complete with cover artwork by Adam Stower, will delight children aged 7 and over.

    Funny Stories for 7-Year-Olds is hugely entertaining and includes stories from Dick King-Smith, Philippa Gregory and Jacqueline Wilson; Scary Stories for 7-Year-Olds features gentle horror stories from Michael Rosen, Jamie Rix and Rose Impey; and Animal Stories for 6-Year-Olds is full of rich and heart-warming stories about adorable animals and cute critters.

    With so many short stories to enjoy, these books are perfect to dip in and out of and can be read alone or aloud.

    Format: paperback
  • Andy McNab's Liam Scott Collection - Collection - 9780552576994 - Andy McNab
    AMLS 12 years +
    Andy McNab
    12 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £21.97
    • Save £17.97
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Full of action and excitement, this collection contains the first three books in Bravo Two Zero author Andy McNab's Liam Scott thrillers for children aged 12 and over.

    The New Recruit opens the series and is a book that asks the question of just what would you do if a prank went wrong and killed your best friend... Liam enrols in Army training in a bid to make amends and although the training is tough, he survives and is ready to thrive as a soldier. But then he comes face-to-face with his friend's brother while in Afghanistan...

    The New Patrol and The New Enemy continue Liam's story as he comes up against even more deadly threats including a traitor and finds himself on the hunt for a key terrorist target...
    Format: paperback
  • My First Stickers Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781787003903
    FRTS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £14.97
    • Save £11.98
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Dinosaurs, animals and things that go feature in this awesome collection of first sticker books.

    By completing the activities and decorating the colourful scenes with the big and reusable stickers, children will enjoy a tactile experience and have the chance to develop their hand-eye coordination skills.

    Each book has simple, descriptive text and bright and bold artwork.
  • The Great Artists Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9789352762026
    GRTA 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £29.94
    • Save £24.94
    • Just 83.00p per book
    Young art lovers can learn all about the lives of the greats with this six-book collection.

    These picture books offer easy-to-follow biographies of Vincent van Gogh, Michelangelo, Claude Monet, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso and Rembrandt. They explain where they grew up and the experiences that inspired them to create such admired works.

    The artwork in each book is stunning and provides children with an accessible introduction to different art styles and these hugely influential artists.
  • PADS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    The polite bear from Peru is making an eagerly awaited return to the big screen this year and this tie-in sticker book will provide Paddington fans with hours of creative fun.

    Featuring Paddington and all his friends, this fun book is packed with games, puzzles, crafts and so much more. It comes with over 150 super stickers and pull-out postcards. There's even a mask and a door hanger!
  • Aliens Love Underpants Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9781471169533 - Claire Freedman & Ben Cort
    ALVP 3 years +
    Claire Freedman & Ben Cort
    3 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £48.93
    • Save £40.93
    • Just £1.14 per book
    Pirates, aliens, dinosaurs, monsters... They all love underpants and so will you with this funny seven-book collection.

    Written by Claire Freedman and illustrated by Ben Cort, these bold and bright picture books are sure to entertain any toddler as they discover just how funny aliens find underpants and how they saved the world; follow some monsters on a pants adventure; join the Pants Pirates on their quest for the Pants of Gold; and enjoy some prehistoric pants-based pandemonium in Dinosaurs Love Underpants. There's even a book about Aliens loving Dinopants!

    This is a rip-roaring collection of picture books that are perfect for reading together. In fact, we're pretty sure they'll have the whole family laughing their pants off!
    Format: paperback
  • Pokemon Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781408353714
    POKM 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £14.96
    • Just £1.25 per book
    You Gotta Read 'Em All! This official Pokemon collection includes four stories following Ash Ketchum as he embarks on the adventure of a lifetime.

    Ash's Big Challenge finds Professor Oak sending him on an important mission to capture the unique and mysterious Poke Ball. Ash teams up with Pikachu, Brock and Misty and heads over to the Orange Islands where they quickly make some new friends - and some enemies!

    Pokemon Peril finds the Pokemon turning pink and there's even an Onix made of crystal. Will our heroes be able to work out what is going on before Team Rocket sabotage everything; before The Orange League has Ash taking part in the Four-Star Challenge; and before Scyther vs Charizard has two of the most hot-headed and powerful monsters battling against each other?
    Format: paperback
  • Paddington Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007968213 - Michael Bond
    PADN 3 years +
    Michael Bond
    3 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £59.90
    • Just £1.00 per book
    This collection brings together 10 of much-missed author Michael Bond's most beloved Paddington stories.

    These funny picture books follow the marmalade-loving bear from Peru on gentle adventures that range from his arrival at Paddington Station, complete with a suitcase bearing the note 'Please look after this bear', to a fun day at the carnival.

    With all the books featuring R.W. Alley's iconic artwork, this is the perfect collection for any family excited about the second Paddington film starring Ben Whishaw and Hugh Bonneville. As you read the stories, you'll quickly realise why Paddington was described by Stephen Fry as a 'national treasure'.
    Format: paperback
  • WKG2 9 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    9 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £6.00
    Greg Heffley and his family return for another laugh-out-loud misadventure in The Getaway - the twelfth book in Jeff Kinney's all-conquering Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

    It's getting cold and Christmas is coming so the Heffleys decide there's only one thing to do: head off to a tropical island to escape the stress of the season and enjoy some much-needed rest and relaxation.

    A few days in paradise is meant to work wonders but, as ever with the Heffleys, things are never that simple. They suffer sun poisoning, stomach trouble, venomous creatures and so much more.

    Can anything save their holiday or will the getaway end up being a grand disaster? Complete with the trademark illustrations and plenty of funny situations and observations, this is a must for any Wimpy Kid fan.
  • MLPS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £3.00
    This is the perfect book for children who have loved watching the My Little Pony characters on the big screen. It follows the story of the brand new film, meaning they can relive the Equestria adventure again and again.

    There's a new dark force threatening Ponyville and the Mane 6 (Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity) will have to embark on an incredible journey to save their home...

    The film was inspired by the popular TV series, and this beautifully illustrated book - complete with 1,000 stickers - captures all of its magic!