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The Book People's early years books are available at unbelievable prices. From our selection of baby books featuring top pop-up books, to first concepts and first experiences, we also sell a variety of novelty books at unbelievable prices.

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Early Years Books

The Book People's early years books are available at unbelievable prices. From our selection of baby books featuring top pop-up books, to first concepts and first experiences, we also sell a variety of novelty books at unbelievable prices.

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    JDSC 3 years +

    Julia Donaldson Story Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Julia Donaldson

    (3) Hand-picked favourites
    Can your children spot the Gruffalo? Do they want to meet a vegetarian T-rex? How about hitching a ride on a witch's already heaving broomstick?

    Julia Donaldson's picture books are rightly regarded as classics and this collection of 10 of her best gives you the chance to share some truly wonderful stories with your little readers. You can also share them out in party bags so all your little one's friends can delve into these perfect stories.

    Julia's fun, flowing and rhyming text is complemented by artwork from incredible illustrators including Axel Scheffler, David Roberts and Lydia Monks.

    Why should you buy this collection? Julia Donaldson's much-loved books are a must for every toddler's bookshelf.
    Format: paperback
    • £12.99
    • RRP £68.90
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    • Just £1.30 per book
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  • RWBZ 3 years +

    Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Collection: Levels 1-3 - 33 Books (Collection)

    (49) Hand-picked favourites
    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
    • £19.99
    • RRP £163.67
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    • Just £0.61 per book
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  • RWBN 5 years +

    Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Levels 4-6 Collection - 25 Books (Collection)

    (35) Hand-picked favourites
    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
    • £17.99
    • RRP £123.75
    • Save £105.76
    • Just £0.72 per book
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    GGLE 3 years +

    Giggles Galore Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    (1) Hand-picked favourites
    Join Supertato as he battles with the Evil Pea; Alan the Bear, who is desperate for a wee; and Gary the Gorilla on a never-ending banana quest.

    These picture books - all from bestselling and prize-winning authors and illustrators - are sure to become bedtime favourites. You can also meet the worst princess of all time; learn about yoga with an ogre; and help with a search for a giraffe.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £68.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
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    SONB 3 years +

    Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books (Collection)

    Julia Donaldson

    (73) Hand-picked favourites
    Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are especially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read.

    From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones.

    Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in primary school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
    • £16.99
    • RRP £128.82
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    • Just £0.47 per book
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  • THPG 3 years +

    The Three Little Superpigs & Other Stories Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Adam Bestwick et al

    (4) Hand-picked favourites
    These fun-filled picture books are full of wacky and anarchic tales and morals that will have you and your children laughing out loud.

    Claire Evans' The Three Little Superpigs is a new take on the classic fairy tale. After defeating the Big Bad Wolf, the Three Little Pigs are now known as the Superpigs and fight crime and keep everyone safe. But then, the Big Bad Wolf escapes from prison...

    Chris Capstick's Claude the Magnificent is about a country cat who also happens to be an artiste. Whereas his brothers are fierce hunters and fearless acrobats, he prefers to live a more creative life - but will he achieve his dreams?

    Another fantastically mad book is Adam Bestwick and Claire Evans' The Chicken that Hatched a Cow; a light-hearted read, it explores individuality through the diverse world of black and white animals.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
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  • QTNB 3 years +

    Quentin Blake Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Quentin Blake

    (4) Hand-picked favourites
    A much-loved illustrator famed for his iconic association with Roald Dahl's tales, Quentin Blake is also a brilliant and witty writer in his own right and his stories are an absolute joy.

    This fun-filled collection brings together ten picture books that are sure to delight children of all ages. There's the over-ambitious Mrs Armitage; the amazing performance artist Angelo; and the famous Mister Magnolia, a man who has so many skills and possessions but only one boot.

    These madcap tales and lovable characters are sure to bring joy to any child's bedtime reading. The hilarious books also feature Quentin's trademark illustrations. It's a collection sure to be returned to again and again.
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
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  • ELMG 3 years +

    Elmer Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    David McKee

    (11) Hand-picked favourites
    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
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.30 per book
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    WCWB 3 years +

    Wipe-Clean Workbook Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    (5) Hand-picked favourites
    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.

    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
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    GFCD 3 years +

    Julia Donaldson Audio Collection - 10 CDs (Audio)

    Julia Donaldson

    (38) Hand-picked favourites
    The Gruffalo has become one of the most-loved children's characters of all time and this 10-CD collection brings him, and many of his equally brilliant friends from Julia Donaldson's collection of books, to life in audio format.

    Perfect for long journeys and for keeping children entertained whatever the weather, among those delivering the soothing, rhyming stories are Imelda Staunton, Alexander Armstrong and even Julia Donaldson herself!

    A Squash and a Squeeze is a charming story; while Room on the Broom is hilarious; and The Snail and the Whale is quite rightly regarded as a children's classic. There is even The Gruffalo Song and Other Songs included, a CD which contains some of Julia's very own fun-filled action songs for children aged 3 and over.

    CDs in this collection:
    What the Ladybird Heard, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, The Troll, The Snail and the Whale, Room on the Broom, The Smartest Giant, A Squash and a Squeeze, The Gruffalo's Song, The Gruffalo's Child and The Gruffalo.

    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £40.00
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    FRYT 3 years +

    My Big Fairytale Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    (1) Hand-picked favourites
    We've brought together a fantastic selection of classic fairy tales in this enchanting collection. They come in a gorgeous gift slipcase - complete with gold foiling.

    These fabulous books will help you introduce little ones to timeless stories including Aladdin, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Jack and the Beanstalk - although they have some marvellously modern twists.

    Each picture book has vibrant artwork and flowing text that is a joy to read aloud. Other favourites in the collection include The Three Little Pigs, Beauty and the Beast and Rapunzel.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
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    SPTO 3 years +

    Supertato Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    Sue Hendra

    Hand-picked favourites
    Four laugh-out-loud stories from the bestselling Supertato series!

    Join Supertato and the veggies as they compete in Sports Day at the supermarket; go on an epic treasure hunt; and go against the Evil Pea!

    These fast-moving adventures are filled with exciting illustrations and simple text that little ones will love to read again and again.

    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £27.96
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    • Just £1.50 per book
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    TCDC 3 years +

    Disney Storybook Collection - 26 Books (Collection)

    Disney

    (17) Hand-picked favourites
    This is a magical collection of stories for any Disney fan! Featuring Dumbo, Toy Story and Moana, there are so many favourites to discover and enjoy.

    These engaging stories feature famous characters and stunning illustrations. They will help inspire a lifelong love of reading in any children who love the famous films!

    Format: paperback
    • £17.99
    • RRP £77.74
    • Save £59.75
    • Just £0.69 per book
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    CTHL 5 years +

    The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Dr Seuss

    (4) Hand-picked favourites
    Children can learn all about popular and important concepts including dinosaurs, the solar system and insects with the zany characters of Dr. Seuss.

    These 10 books all feature rhyming text and illustrations inspired by Dr. Seuss' timeless creations and will help children understand what a fascinating world that we live in.

    They're entertaining AND educational... What do you think the Cat in the Hat would say about that?

    Format: paperback
    • £10.99
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £48.91
    • Just £1.10 per book
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  • HGBG Toddlers

    Hello Gruffalo! Collection - 4 Books in a Bag (Collection)

    Julia Donaldson

    (9) Hand-picked favourites
    This cloth bag contains four little Gruffalo board books that are fun and interactive. They're the perfect first books for little ones!

    These books will help children develop their observational skills and there's even a spot-and-find book for you to go through with them.
    Format: board book
    • £4.99
    • RRP £15.96
    • Save £10.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
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  • JDAC 4 years +

    Julia Donaldson Activity Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Julia Donaldson

    (3) Hand-picked favourites
    Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's picture books including The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and What the Ladybird Heard are hugely popular with little ones and these 10 books are full of activities inspired by the stories.

    This collection contains three colouring books (each with over 20 scenes to decorate); four sticker books (with over 100 stickers each); and three activity books (with over 30 puzzles in each one).

    Your little ones will love completing the puzzles and joining in the fun.
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £37.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
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    ALUN 3 years +

    Aliens Love Underpants Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Claire Freedman

    (4) Hand-picked favourites
    Pirates, aliens, dinosaurs, monsters... They all love underpants and so will you with this funny six-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.

    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
    • £6.99
    • RRP £41.94
    • Save £34.95
    • Just £1.17 per book
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    WHIW Toddlers

    National Trust: Who's Hiding in the Woods? (Other)

    Katharine McEwen

    Hand-picked favourites
    A beautiful lift-the-flap book packed with fun facts about nature and gorgeous collage artwork.

    Little nature lovers will love discovering who is hiding under the 20 tiny flaps as they explore under logs, leaves and trees and learn all about woodland wildlife.

    In partnership with the National Trust, this book is the perfect introduction to the outdoors for inquisitive young minds!
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    WHAS Toddlers

    National Trust: Who's Hiding at the Seaside? (Other)

    Katharine McEwen

    Hand-picked favourites
    A beautiful lift-the-flap book packed with fun facts about nature and gorgeous collage artwork.

    Little nature lovers will love discovering who is hiding under the tiny 20 flaps as they explore under shells, seaweed and sand dunes and learn all about seaside wildlife.

    In partnership with the National Trust, this book is the perfect introduction to the outdoors for inquisitive young minds!
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • WOPR 3 years +

    The World of Peter Rabbit Complete Collection - 23 Books (Collection)

    Beatrix Potter

    (61) Hand-picked favourites
    Beautifully presented in hardback and featuring the classic white jackets, this complete boxed collection of Beatrix Potter's beloved Peter Rabbit books is a must for every child - and will make the perfect birthday or christening gift.

    Having enchanted young readers for generations, the timeless books in this charming set also include publisher's notes describing how she worked with her publisher to create the charming stories.

    Format: hardback
    Every hardback book in this collection has dimensions of 140 x 105mm
    • £34.99
    • RRP £137.77
    • Save £102.78
    • Just £1.52 per book
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  • INKP 3 years +

    Kipper Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Mick Inkpen

    (4) Hand-picked favourites
    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
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £56.91
    • Just £1.30 per book
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  • 8VHC Toddlers

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Board Book (Other)

    Eric Carle

    (5) Hand-picked favourites
    Well-loved by babies, toddlers and their parents, and used extensively by teachers, too, Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar has enchanted generations of readers.

    Babies will love the interaction of poking their fingers through the holes in this sturdy board book and toddlers can learn the days of the week with its help. Bright and original illustrations, with an entertaining story, make this a fabulous book to share with babies and toddlers.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • PIPO Toddlers

    Pip and Posy Collection - 7 Books (Collection)

    Axel Scheffler

    (14) Hand-picked favourites
    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
    • £11.99
    • RRP £48.93
    • Save £36.94
    • Just £1.71 per book
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  • LBRY 3 years +

    Ladybird Read It Yourself Collection - 30 Books (Collection)

    (11) Hand-picked favourites
    From the much-admired experts at Ladybird books comes this collection that includes a mixture of classics like The Ugly Duckling and contemporary favourites including Kung-Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon.

    Covering Levels 1-4, the 30 stories have been written in conjunction with educational experts and include a variety of key, high-frequency words that are vital when it comes to learning to read. A limited number of story words are also introduced and practised.

    These books will help build the confidence of new readers and as they tackle each level, they'll become more fluent and start to read independently. Many of the books include comprehension puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers and more detailed book band information.

    Level 1: For children who are ready to take their first steps in reading
    Level 2: For beginner readers who can read short, simple sentences with help
    Level 3: For more confident readers who can read simple stories with some help.
    Level 4: Longer stories for more independent, fluent readers.
    Format: paperback
    • £21.99
    • RRP £149.70
    • Save £127.71
    • Just £0.73 per book
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We have lots of brilliant books for preschoolers, including exciting educational titles, spellbinding fairy-tales and fables, nostalgic treasuries of nursery rhymes, and plenty of story books for kids featuring favourite characters! Our early years books are sure to inspire a lifelong love of books in younger children, with dynamic text and enchanting pictures.

Early learning they’ll love

We offer an assortment of engaging early learning titles. Children will acquire and develop all sorts of skills, including numeracy, literacy, first words, phonics and more - everything they’ll need for when they start school! What’s more, they’ll have heaps of fun as they learn using our activity books, singing silly songs, lifting flaps, fascinating themselves with our dinosaur books, exploring unusual textures and more!

Much-loved familiar faces

With a host of fun characters to encourage them along the way, children will be enjoying these vibrant books in no time. Characters include the Gruffalo, the Teletubbies, Peppa Pig, Paddington Bear, all the colourful characters of the Mr. Men and Little Miss universe, the Moomins and dinosaur books.

Acclaimed authors and illustrators

Our range includes plenty of titles from well-known authors and illustrators, whose works have been tried, tested and adored by kids for years! From wonderful stories by the likes of Julia Donaldson, Michael Rosen and Beatrix Potter, to colourful illustrations by Axel Scheffler, Nick Sharratt and many more. You can also browse our full range of children's books.