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  • NBKM 5 years +
    Nadiya Hussain
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £10.00
    Nadiya Hussain, the winner of last year's Great British Bake Off who quickly established herself as a national treasure, has written Bake Me A Story - a very special book that is a tantalising combination of storybook and cookbook.

    Designed to get families in the kitchen cooking together, Nadiya will show you how to make yummy bean patties and then let you read the story of Jack and the Bean Pattiestalk while the delicious treats are in the oven. There's also the story of Goldilocks and her Very Berry Muffins - which gives you the chance to make some delicious baked goods while enjoying a story together.

    With photos of Nadiya and her children complementing Clair Rossiter's vibrant artwork, this is a celebration of sharing food and sharing stories.
  • 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 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.
  • LCBA 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £17.99
    • Save £8.00
    Complete with a firefighter Minifigure and bricks to make an exclusive fire engine model, this LEGO City book is full of inspiration.

    With spreads of all the things that go on in the city, the book will encourage children to build complementary masterpieces with the LEGO bricks they already have at home. Among these projects are a station garage, roadworks and a dockside filling station.

    The perfect gift for Master Builders aged 6 and over, this LEGO set and book will encourage them to build their own adventure and make some amazing models.
  • DBSO 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £12.99
    Learn how to draw heroes and villains from the DC universe including Superman, Batman, Lex Luthor and the Joker with the help of this super drawing book.

    Alongside the step-by-step instructions to drawing the characters are facts that tell children a bit more about them and their backgrounds. There are even bonus drawing tips!

    There are over 50 full-colour drawing projects to choose from, meaning children will have hours of colouring fun.
  • My Big Box of Christmas Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781848694750
    BBCS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £56.91
    • Just £1.30 per book
    You can pre-order this item today! Please note all orders containing this item will be despatched in their entirety from 27 September onwards.

    Have a simply wonderful Christmas time with 10 fantastic festive stories!

    Displayed in a keepsake box, the stories celebrate the magic of Christmas and we're sure Yule love reading them along with your children.

    Throughout the books, your kids will be captivated by Little Mouse, who wonders just why Christmas is so special; join Gemma and Ty as they unpack the decorations, but it's not long before disaster strikes; and join Little Rabbit as he makes a snowman and gets lost on his way home...
  • BGPA 5 years +
    Emily Bone
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £11.00
    This hardback is a full-colour picture atlas that will help children aged 5 and over learn all about the world around them.

    There are 15 beautifully illustrated maps for children to pore over and they explain all about different countries, continents, oceans, mountains and ice caps. A celebration of our amazing planet, it also explains where animals and people live.

    There are fascinating facts about each country to pore over as well!
  • BRTW 7 years +
    Clive Gifford
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £7.00
    Featuring a host of mind tricks and neuroscience information that will astound you, Brain Twisters is a book full of incredible information about the science behind thinking and feelings.

    This book reveals how magicians make use of 'inattentional blindness' when performing magic tricks and why it is so easy to miss details that are hidden in plain sight. It will also explain how and why your memory isn't actually as good as you think it is and how it's possible to remember things that never actually happened.

    Presenting a wide range of brain games and mind tricks, the book will also tell you all about the working process of your brain, helping you to understand the science behind how you think, sense and feel. There are also experiments, brain games and mind tricks to help further your understanding.
  • CBAS 3 years +
    Jon Whybrow & Axel Scheffler
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £11.00
    Two of the most recognisable and talented names in children's books - author Ian Whybrow and Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler - combine to come up with a cracking Christmas story that will delight children.

    A lift-the-flap book, it follows Father Christmas as he sets out to deliver the presents but leaves poor Bear in the workshop. Will he be able to make it to Tom's house in time for Christmas morning?

    As Bear journeys through icy seas and snowy forests, children will be able to find out if he makes it in time by lifting the flaps. The artwork is striking, the rhymes are funny and the scenarios very silly - it's a cool Christmas book for parents and toddlers to enjoy together.
  • Kiera Cass: The Selection Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007959938 - Kiera Cass
    CCSS 13 years +
    13 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £39.95
    • Save £31.96
    • Just £1.60 per book
    You can pre-order this item today! Please note all orders containing this item will be despatched in their entirety from 26 September onwards.

    Containing all five books in Kiera Cass' bestselling The Selection series in a lovely slipcase, these books are not only great for teens who enjoy love stories but also fans of dystopian fiction.

    America Singer is 17 years old and has been offered the chance of a lifetime. She's been chosen alongside 34 other beautiful girls to battle it out for the love of Prince Maxon on reality TV. She finds herself swept up in a world of elaborate gowns, glittering jewels and decadent feasts and is surprised when the prince takes a special interest in her, much to the outrage of the other contestants...

    Rivalry within The Selection is fierce and many contestants will break the rules to achieve their goal. But America has a secret that could not only throw the whole competition, but change her life forever...
  • Usborne Christmas Picture Book Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474927512
    CHPC 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £13.97
    • Just £1.50 per book
    This collection will be available to buy from late-September onwards. Please keep checking back.

    This Christmas collection contains four books bursting with festive fun and Yuletide spirit.

    From 'Twas the Night Before Christmas to A Christmas Carol, each story is a much-loved classic and the vibrant artwork just adds to the joy. Perfect for reading together at bedtime in the build-up to the big day, these books celebrate Christmas and help children understand more about the special occasion.

    The collection also includes The Story of Baby Jesus and The Twelve Days of Christmas.
  • CHPP 7 years +
    Lydia Crook
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    Christmas is the perfect time to make some cracking papercraft decorations and this book will help you play, make and decorate!

    Every page in the book can be used as the basis of an activity, craft of game and all the tools you'll need are a pair of scissors, come colouring pencil and some glue.

    Revealing the hidden possibilities of a piece of paper, among the activities children can enjoy are making paper chains, a dancing angel, completing a Christmas dot-to-dot and even sending a letter to Santa!
  • Chris Ryan: Agent 21 Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781782957232 - Chris Ryan
    CSRY 13 years +
    13 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £17.97
    • Save £12.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    Adrenaline-pumping, page-turning action and intriguing mystery run throughout all three of these Agent 21 books from Chris Ryan.

    When Zak Darke loses his parents in an unexplained mass murder, he finds himself alone in the world. Soon after he's sought out by a mysterious man and told he has been picked to work for a secret government agency. He's not even told which one, but he is told that they've been watching him and think he will be of use in certain 'operational situations'.

    Zak is then known as Agent 21. He has no idea what happened to the 20 agents before him, but realises his life is going to change in very dramatic ways...
  • The Great Big Bible Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781784939847
    GBGB 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £39.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    You can pre-order this item today! Please note all orders containing this item will be dispatched in their entirety from 19 September onwards.

    This collection includes some of the most famous Bible stories from both the Old and New Testaments.

    With colourful and friendly illustrations, the picture books have simple retellings and are great for introducing the Bible to children aged 4 and above. Among those tales included are Noah's Ark, The Birth of Jesus and David and Goliath.
    The stunning artwork completely complements the text and encourages children to delve further into these unforgettable stories.
  • Goodnight Picture Book Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780141376257 - Michelle Robinson & Nick East
    GPBS 3 years +
    Michelle Robinson & Nick East
    3 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £34.95
    • Save £27.96
    • Just £1.40 per book
    This collection features some of the sweetest stories for bedtime you and your children will ever read. From the talented team of Michelle Robinson and Nick East, the books find a little boy saying goodnight to many of his favourite things.

    The little boy gets set for bid and bids farewell to his favourite toys, including a tractor; he finds himself on a swashbuckling adventure on the high seas; and says goodnight to a digger.

    Goodnight Spaceman was inspired by Tim Peake and even features an introduction from the man himself, while Goodnight Santa is a fantastically festive read.
  • HPPS 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £13.99
    • RRP £30.00
    • Save £16.01
    Every fan of the Wizarding World is excited right now... Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is wowing West End audiences and we're all hoping to be left spellbound by the upcoming film of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. What better way to celebrate than heading back to where it all began?

    This is a truly stunning illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. The artwork from Kate Greenaway Medal-winning Jim Kay provides an extra bit of magic to the story that finds Harry receiving an envelope that not only reveals he is a wizard but also invites him to study at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

    Once there, Harry stumbles upon a sinister mystery when he finds a three-headed dog guarding a room - and that's when he hears about a stone with astonishing powers... presented in hardback, this is an essential and magical addition to any young witch, wizard or Muggle's (or maybe even NoMaj) bookshelf.
  • Holly Webb Winter Stories Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781847158338 - Holly Webb
    HWWS 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.96
    • Save £18.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
    A huge favourite with Book People customers, Holly Webb's animal stories are very popular with children aged 5 and over and in this collection they all have delightfully festive winter theme.

    There's the story of the Snow Bear. This book finds Grandad helping Sara build an igloo in the garden with a small snow bear to watch over it. When Sara wakes up in the middle of the night, everything looks very different and she heads off on an enchanted journey... The Storm Leopards is set during the countdown to Christmas and Isabelle is enjoying a day out at the zoo. She wonders what she can do to help protect these rare and endangered creatures. Soon she's also on a magical adventure!

    The Reindeer Girl finds Lotta travelling to visit her great-grandmother in Norway. Once there, she finds herself on the hunt for a mother reindeer before a calf starves; The Winter Wolf has Emelia discovering a diary written by a young boy called Noah who lived in Wisconsin during the 1870s. When she's transported into the world of the diary, she has to keep Noah and a wolf cub safe...

    Heart-warming, easy to read and full of fun, these are perfect books for little animal lovers and ideal for winter evenings.
  • JDST 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £8.00
    Not only has Julia Donaldson brought us The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and many other picture book favourites, but she's also an extremely talented songwriter whose rhymes are sure to bring a smile to the face of any toddler.

    Illustrated by her regular collaborator Axel Scheffler, this is a treasury of her 25 best songs, rhymes and fables - all inspired by her bestselling books. The book even comes with a CD of Julia performing all the songs - perfect for long journeys and entertaining the kids at home.

    The beautiful foiled jacket and high-quality paper make this a wonderful gift for birthdays and christenings, too!.
  • JING Toddlers
    Sebastien Braun
    Toddlers
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
    • Save £3.00
    You can pre-order this item today! Please note all orders containing this item will be despatched in their entirety from 28 September onwards.

    Get set for a cracking Christmas with this lift-the-flap board book that will delight babies and toddlers.

    There are festive friends to spot throughout the spreads and children will be encouraged to find, name and mimic them. It's a festive treat for children who are just starting to talk.

    There's even a surprise flap on the last page to add to the Christmas cheer!
  • KD9212 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    You can pre-order this item today! Please note all orders containing this item will be despatched in their entirety from 26 September onwards.

    If you're not aware of Yo-Kai Watch yet, we assure you that you soon will be. The Nintendo game-turned-animated TV series follows the brave hero Nate as he heads deep into the woods and comes into posession of a Yo-Kai watch. It's this that lets him identify the various different Yo-Kai that are haunting people and causing so much mischief.

    This sticker book is bursting with fact files, games and puzzles for any fan to complete. With over 1,000 stickers included, children will love to decorate the pages - and anywhere else they deem suitable!
  • LCCA 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £4.00
    This book will be available to buy from late-September onwards. Please keep checking back.

    The Little Children's Christmas Activity Book is bursting with festive fun! Suitable for children aged 4 and over, it is great for keeping children happily entertained as excitement builds in anticipation for the big day.

    With lots of activities to complete, the book even includes a selection of stickers that will allow children to put their own festive stamp on the pages - or anywhere else they deem in need of being a bit more Christmassy!
  • MAFB Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.00
    With amazing animal-shaped pages, My Awesome Farm Book has been designed especially to get children to look, point and learn all about the friendly animals you'll find down a farmyard.

    Boldly illustrated in an eye-catching style, there are questions and directions on each spread for young children to follow - from pointing to the horses' hay to helping a foal find its mother and pointing to the food that bees make.

    An interactive hardback that's great for early learning and developing observational skills and dexterity.
  • Mad About Adventure Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781471159176 - Caryl Hart et al
    MDAB 3 years +
    Caryl Hart et al
    3 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £59.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    This exciting collection contains 10 picture books that are bursting with huge fun!

    Featuring the popular themes of pirates, monsters and dragons, all the books are funny, colourful and certain to become favourites for kids who love to giggle while being read to. The collection includes two of Claire Freedman and Ben Cort's Underpants books, the marvellous Monstersaurus and a book that encourages children to Plunge into the Pirate Pool.

    How to Catch a Dragon, How to Grow a Dinosaur and How to Win a Monster Race - all by the talented duo of Caryl Hart and Ed Eaves - are also included. With a monster saving, this is a crazy collection children will love so much.
  • Moomins Picture Book Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780141375045 - Tove Jansson
    MMIN 3 years +
    Tove Jansson
    3 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £41.94
    • Save £33.95
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Inspired by Tove Jansson's much-loved Moomins stories, these picture books will introduce children to the friendly characters and are full of simple plots and funny antics.

    Throughout the books, Moomintroll celebrates his birthday but thinks people have forgotten all about it. When there's a knock on the door, he wonders who it can be...

    He also has to look after a special telescope but won't share it with anyone. It's not long before he's bored on his own and learns to appreciate the value of sharing; and starts to miss his best friend, Snuffkin, as he travels south for the winter.
  • Percy Jackson Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780141362694 - Rick Riordan
    PERC 9 years +
    Rick Riordan
    9 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £34.95
    • Save £27.96
    • Just £1.40 per book
    You can pre-order this item today! Please note all orders containing this item will be despatched in their entirety from 28 September onwards.

    The inspiration for two Hollywood films, Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson books offer edge-of-the-seat excitement for children who love adventure stories with a mythical edge.

    A troubled child with dyslexia and ADHD, Percy finds himself at a special camp known only as Camp Half-Blood. Soon after, he discovers he is the son of Poseidon and that's when his journey begins. He finds himself on a quest to reach the gates of the the Underworld with a satyr and the daughter of Athena - a far cry from the school outings he is used to...

    The complete series, Percy and his friends Annabeth, Grover and Luke find themselves on the hunt for the Golden Fleece; on a mission to rescue some half-bloods; learning about the Labyrinth; and attempting to defeat the evil Kronos.