Early Years Books

  • Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801251 - Julia Donaldson
    JDZB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (80)
    • £12.99
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    The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom... when it comes to books for toddlers, Julia Donaldson can't be beaten and you'll find all these and more in this brilliant 10-book collection.

    Sure to quickly become bedtime favourites, our collection also includes Julia Donaldson stories that may not be as well known but are just as delightful. With flowing, rhyming copy and illustrations from the likes of Axel Scheffler, Rebecca Cobb and Emily Gravett, we just know your toddlers will love The Snail and the Whale, The Paper Dolls and Cave Baby.

    Stories to be returned to time and time again and perfect for shared reading, you will not find these amazing picture books at a lower price. A must for any young reader!

    Format: paperback
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Collection: Levels 1-3 - 33 Books - Collection - 9780192739858
    RWBZ 3 years +
    3 years +
    (43)
    • £19.99
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    Featuring 33 books covering reading levels 1-3, this collection of Oxford Reading Tree books is perfect for building a foundation in reading for young readers aged 3 and up.

    Specially designed by the reading experts at Oxford University Press, each book has a carefully levelled and beautifully illustrated story that parent and child will have lots of fun with as they read together, practising and perfecting essential skills that they'll be learning at school - from phonics and first stories to common words and everyday language.

    This Biff, Chip and Kipper collection features 32 storybooks and a parents' handbook full of ideas to make reading fun.
    Format: paperback
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Levels 4-6 Collection - 25 Books - Collection - 9780192745712
    RWBN 5 years +
    5 years +
    (28)
    • £17.99
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    Especially published for children at reading levels 4-6 and always popular with Book People customers, we're excited to bring you this massive 25-book Oxford Reading Tree collection starring Biff, Chip and Kipper.

    A scheme used by the vast majority of primary schools, these books will help children aged 5 and over develop into confident readers, and the familiar characters and entertaining stories are sure to be returned to again and again.

    Focusing on phonics so young readers can practise their sounds and letters, these first stories allow children to practise reading everyday language too. With eight covering each level, the fun-filled books come in a popper case and the collection also includes a parents' guide.
    Format: paperback
  • Peppa Pig Book and CD Collection - 10 Books & Cds - Collection - 9780241377079
    PPBC 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £15.99
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    Join Peppa Pig and her friends and family as they enjoy a number of experiences in this picture book and CD collection.

    Children will love reading along to the audio versions of the stories as Peppa takes a trip to the dentist; looks after a tortoise; and even heads off to the moon (what a way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, hey?).

    Featuring simple text and bright, bold and familiar artwork, these are perfect stories for Peppa fans - and the audio versions just add to the fun.

    Format: paperback/CD
  • Percy the Park Keeper Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780007974719 - Nick Butterworth
    PRCY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £9.99
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    This fantastic collection of children's picture books contains six charming stories which star award-winning author-illustrator Nick Butterworth's most beloved creation, Percy the Park Keeper.

    Percy works hard looking after the park and helping his animal friends. There is always something happening in the park but whatever the situation, Percy has a solution and can always find time for a bit of fun - from finding food on a cold winter's night in One Snowy Night, to helping his friends out of a maze in The Secret Path.

    The magical combination of imaginatively detailed illustrations and warm, gentle plots make these heart-warming bedtime tales ideal for sharing with children aged 3 and over.

    Format: paperback
  • Pip and Posy Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9781788004282 - Axel Scheffler
    PIPO Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (2)
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    Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler's Pip and Posy books are hugely popular with toddlers. They follow the two friends as they enjoy a number of first experiences.

    Pip wears a scary monster mask and gives Posy a fright; Pip makes friends with Zac and Posy gets jealous; and Posy can't get to sleep without her beloved Froggy toy. All of these gentle stories offer solutions to these common issues and provide happy endings.

    With bright and bold artwork and stories inspired by Axel's experiences with his own children, these are essential reads for toddlers and their parents. This collection now includes a wintry story about Pip and Posy playing in the snow!

    Format: paperback
  • MPRD 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Are you excited for the supercalifragilisticexpialidocious new Mary Poppins film starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda?

    This gorgeous picture book tells the story that finds the practically perfect in every way nanny coming back to visit the grown-up Banks family. It's inspired by the original series of stories by P.L. Travers.

    With its stunning artwork style, this book is a wonderful keepsake of a film is sure to become a firm family favourite.
  • BSCB 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    'Baby shark, doo-doo-doo-doo-doo'

    Inspired by the YouTube phenomenon, this bright and bold picture book places the character (and his oh-so-addictive song) in the context of a story about sharing, caring and having fun.

    Baby Shark's friends are not having as good a time as he is (they don't have their own song, after all) so he decides to give them all a special balloon to raise a smile.
  • BSTF 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £2.99
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    'Baby shark, doo-doo-doo-doo-doo'

    You'll no doubt have heard this song (and seen the YouTube videos!) time and time again over the past few months and this picture book places the earworm of a tune in the context of losing a tooth.

    This bright and vibrant original story finds Baby Shark's family helping him understand why he's lost a tooth and how this is normal and nothing to be scared of.
  • Kipper Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781444950731 - Mick Inkpen
    INKP 3 years +
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £11.99
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    Kipper has been one of the most beloved picture book characters in the world for the past 25 years and this collection brings together 10 of The British Book Award-winning author and illustrator Mick Inkpen's stories following the friendly dog on his adventures.

    Young children can follow the puppy as he celebrates his birthday and Christmas; has fun with a beach ball; and delves into an incredible toy box.

    With their gentle charm, these lovely stories will delight both child and parent as they are shared at bedtime.

    Format: paperback
  • ATWH 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Mummy Penguin has gone to find some fish and left Daddy in charge of looking after the egg. But then Daddy moves away from the Dad Huddle and finds himself and the egg whisked up into the air by a gust of wind. When they come back down to Earth, they land in the Arctic...

    Daddy must be brave and find his way home but the Arctic creatures are not very friendly. He soon bumps into a reindeer who is kind and then enjoys a breakfast with the Special Air Navigation Transport Authority. Will Daddy Penguin and the egg get back before Mummy returns? It might be possible if penguins could fly...

    Written and illustrated by Debi Gliori, this is a heart-warming tale about the bond between parent and child with a wonderfully wintry theme.
  • PSOC 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Read a rhyming version of the Story of Christmas and then fold out the book like a carousel and act out the tale using the figures included with the book.

    With flaps to lift and die-cut pieces, this interactive book comes presented in a convenient box with a handle for easy transportation and is full of fun artwork that is sure to catch the eye of any young reader.
  • Bear Feels Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781760459567 - Garry Fleming
    BRFL Babies
    Babies
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    Bear will help children understand it's normal to have worries and anxieties in these beautifully reassuring board books.

    Bear feels happy, kind and shy throughout the books and his parents are on hand to offer him advice on how to deal with what can sometimes be an overwhelming array of emotions.

    These books will help children address their fears and realise there is nothing to worry about, and everyone (at all ages!) feels the same way sometimes.

    Format: paperback
  • SHSS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    Including over 100 stickers, this seasonal book invites your children to join Santa and his hard-working elves at the busy grotto.

    Featuring reindeer, robins and dogs, this cool sticker book has wonderfully wintry scenes to decorate.

    This festive book will keep children happily entertained and busy as excitement gathers in the build-up to the big day.
  • ATIN 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    Audrey has made a catapult that sends Happy Cat a little too far into orbit - and her jam dispenser has got her into quite a sticky situation.

    This science-themed book follows Audrey as she makes a number of well-intentioned inventions and carries out all kinds of experiments. They never quite go to plan, but should she give up or keep going and make something truly amazing?

    This is an inspirational book for children who are interested in science and inventing.
  • SHKB Babies
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    Shake Me Blue is a book with a rattle that young children won't be able to resist holding and shaking!

    It has eye-catching high-contrast colours and fun illustrations that children will pore over. Its study board pages can withstand even the toughest toddler tantrum!
  • SHKG Babies
    Babies
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    Shake Me Green is a book with a rattle that young children won't be able to resist holding and shaking!

    It has eye-catching high-contrast colours and fun illustrations that children will pore over. Its study board pages can withstand even the toughest toddler tantrum!
  • AHLC Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Should Santa go for a full and fluffy beard or try something different (glitter could be cool?) this Christmas time?

    Have Yourself a Hairy Little Christmas is a tactile book with different styles of beard to try on every spread. It contains rhyming text, beautiful illustrations by Dawn Machell and so many textures to touch!

    It's a funny and festive treat that finds Santa taking inspiration from Close Shaves Weekly and trying a knitted beard, a crunchy 'ice' beard, a rainbow beard, a corrugated beard and a gorgeous glitter beard.
  • BDSR 4 years +
    4 years +
    (14)
    • £4.99
    The winner of Book People's Bedtime Story Competition 2017, Frasier Cox's There's a Boy Just Like Me is a heart-warming tale of friendship between the author and a refugee who shares the same interests and childhood hopes and dreams.

    In 2017, we asked children aged 5 to 11 to write a bedtime story between 200 and 800 words on the theme of friendship. The response was astounding and out of over 1,300 entries, Frasier's story was selected as the winner by a panel of judges that included TV favourite Claudia Winkleman and radio DJ and Radio Boy author Christian O'Connell. Frasier's story was chosen for his focus on important issues and beautiful storytelling.

    At least 35% of the price of the book will be donated to Save the Children, a charity that fights every single day for children's futures. Sold exclusively through us at BookPeople.co.uk, Frasier's book features illustrations from top children's book illustrator Alison Brown and published by Little Tiger.

    Please note that this book is exempt from all promotions due to its charitable donation.
  • My First Puzzles Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912754229
    MYPZ 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
    • £5.99
    • RRP £29.94
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    Young children will have so much fun working their way through mazes, spotting the odd one out and completing dot-to-dot challenges in these six awesome activity books.

    Boldly presented, these books are hugely entertaining and have an educational slant that will help children develop their visual thinking and problem-solving skills.

    Every page also has a puzzle and additional activity to complete.
    Format: paperback
  • Fantastic Christmas Favourites Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781471178320
    FNCF 3 years +
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £55.92
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    This collection is a cracking Christmas treat! It's packed with fantastic festive tales ranging from the classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to madcap modern favourites including Aliens Love Panta Claus and Norman the Slug Who Saved Christmas.

    With a wide range of styles (both in artwork and text), this collection is perfect bedtime reading in the build-up to the big day and also ideal for sharing out at any Christmas party.

    There are bright and bold picture books full of zesty humour and more traditional styles as well. This collection also includes The Twelve Dogs of Christmas, a book that encourages children to pick out puppies from busy scenes.

    Format: paperback
  • TMLB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    Written by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Sam Usher, The Most-Loved Bear is a charming Christmas story about a small bear who goes on a big adventure.

    The bear is left behind on a train one day. He's sad and lost but soon realises this could be the start of an incredible journey... This is a heart-warming story that is sure to give you and your children that festive feeling.
  • Elmer Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781783448203 - David McKee
    ELMG 3 years +
    3 years +
    (5)
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    David McKee's Elmer stories delight toddlers and younger readers and this jumbo collection contains 10 stories starring the patchwork elephant.

    Elmer tries to work out why he's not the same colour as the other elephants; makes a delightfully bouncy new friend; and has a lot of fun playing in the snow.

    Presented in a generous size and in a beautiful bag, these books are gorgeously illustrated with so many colours and are full of morals for children to learn from.

    Format: paperback
  • PLYL Babies
    Babies
    (2)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    He races, he roars and he offers a gentle hug!

    Children will have hours of fun playing with the friendly lion puppet who's neatly attached to the back cover of this book - he can be turned right the way around.

    Complemented by rhyming text and beautiful illustrations, this interactive book provides so much joyful fun. It's a great book for new parents who want to entertain their children.