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Explore a range of children's picture books with The Book People. Designed to inspire a love of reading from a very early age, our hand-picked books include classic picture books written and designed by famous authors and illustrators. We also have a great range of bedtime story books that include a variety of lovable animal picture books!

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Children's Picture Books

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar

    Eric Carle

    Product Code: ACAEW
    Other Toddlers
    "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" has been enchanting generations of toddlers for over forty years. Now you can share this enduring story in a brand new big board book format, perfect for the home, library or nursery classroom.
    • £8.09
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  • Peace at Last

    Jill Murphy

    Product Code: BLXDK
    Paperback Babies
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    The hour was late and Mr Bear was tired. But he could not sleep - however he tried and wherever he tried.Snore, snore went Mrs Bear.Tick-tock, tick-tock went the clock.Would he never get to sleep? The familiar noises, repetition and beautiful illustrations make Jill Murphy's the delightful Peace at Last an all-time favourite bedtime story with children and adults everywhere. This is a beautiful refreshed edition of a much-loved picture book classic.
    • £6.89
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  • Whatever Next!

    Jill Murphy

    Product Code: BLXDG
    Paperback Babies
    The moon and back before bath time? Whatever next!Join Baby Bear as he finds a rocket, makes friends with an owl and has a picnic on the moon. Celebrate thirty-five years of the bear family with this very special edition of the classic bedtime story, Whatever Next!, a beautiful story of innocence and imagination, full of the characteristic warmth and humour of Jill Murphy, author of The Worst Witch.
    • £6.29
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  • That's Not My Car

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ACMNO
    Board Toddlers

    That's Not My Car is part of Usborne's popular series of touchy-feely books that feature bright pictures and patches of different textures that will help babies and toddlers develop sensory and language awareness. Little ones will love turning the pages and be enthralled when they get to touch the feely patches.

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  • Ten Little Pirates

    Mike Brownlow

    Product Code: AWXSE
    Other Toddlers
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    Join ten little pirates for a rhyming, counting adventure in this bestselling, multi-award-winning picture book. Now in a chunky board book format, perfect for little hands to hold. Ten little pirates set out to sea in search of adventure. But what will the ten little pirates do when they meet a hurricane...and a giant squid...and a HUNGRY SHARK? This fun-filled rhyming story, which incorporates counting backwards from ten to one, is great to share with young children who are learning about numbers. The colourful, humorous illustrations feature objects to spot and count on every page. With a bouncy, rhythmic text and lots of great sound words, this piratical adventure is perfect for sharing again and again. 'Traditional counting rhyme given a jaunty pirate twist that kids will love...a rollicking read with an easy rhythm and jaunty illustrations...excellent.' Guardian
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  • That's Not My Tractor

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ABKEY
    Board Toddlers
    This is a lovely new edition of this popular title in the groundbreaking "That's not my..." series. It combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel. It helps very young children develop important language and sensory skills. Series awarded 'Best Buy' by the readers of "Prima Baby" magazine.
    • £6.79
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  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Buggy Book

    Eric Carle

    Product Code: ADVAY
    Board Toddlers
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    Babies and toddlers will love to follow The Very Hungry Caterpillar as he munches and crunches his way through a huge variety of foods from a juicy apple and sweet pear to a sticky cake and spicy sausage! With its tough board pages and detachable strap and clip, this little board book is perfect for little ones on the go. It can be attached to a buggy, cot or highchair. The colourful collages and simple word labels introduce the concept of colour: ideal for early learners.
    • £4.89
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  • The Jungle Book

    Miriam Bos

    Product Code: ARGFP
    Other Babies
    The wild adventures of Mowgli in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book are well-loved, timeless tales of growing up and finding a place in the world. First Stories: The Jungle Book is a perfect introduction for young children to this classic story and its host of animal characters. Push, pull and slide mechanisms to bring the story to life and see favourite scenes in action. Mowgli, Baloo, Bagheera and of course the fearsome tiger Shere Khan are all beautifully imagined by Miriam Bos in her bold, appealing illustrations.
    • £5.39
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  • Guess How Much I Love You

    Anita Jeram

    Product Code: AOYUM
    Other Babies
    Guess How Much I Love You has sold over 43 million copies worldwide! Snuggle up with this brand new Guess How Much I Love You board book and soft toy set. A delightful book and soft toy gift set from the award-winning creators of Guess How Much I Love You - perfect to give to the one you love on any occasion. "I love you right up to the moon - and back." Guess How Much I Love You is the story of Big Nutbrown Hare and Little Nutbrown Hare, and the adorable game they play to express their love for each other. But the hares soon discover that love is not an easy thing to measure! A new generation of little ones can now enjoy this cherished classic complete with an exquisite cuddly hare.
    • £9.89
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  • That's Not My Truck

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AEBHS
    Board Toddlers
    Here is a fresh new edition of this popular title with updated artwork. It is a part of award winning series shortlisted for the British Book Industry Stora Enso Award for Design and Production. It combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel on each page. It helps very young children develop important language and sensory skills. This series awarded 'Best Buy' by the readers of "Prima Baby" magazine.
    • £6.29
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  • Who's in the Loo?

    Jeanne Willis

    Product Code: AIPBR
    Paperback Toddlers
    (1)
    Jeanne Willis has created a witty and lively picture book that is bound to appeal to toddlers and their toilet-obsessed imaginations. With brilliant illustrations from Adrian Reynolds, who is well known for his Harry and the Dinosaur books, and an energetic rhyming text, Who's in the Loo? is a lovely read for toddlers from 1+.
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  • Peter Rabbit's Bedtime Tales

    Beatrix Potter

    Product Code: AOYLW
    Other Toddlers
    Four of Beatrix Potter's most popular tales are here retold for younger children. This is a brilliant introduction to the world of Peter Rabbit and the perfect book for bedtime! It includes: The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, and, The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle.
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  • Under the Sea

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: APORU
    Paperback Toddlers
    This picture book takes the reader on a journey all the way through the sea from one shore to another far across the world. From a bustling bright coral reef (by day and by night), out into the open sea to swim alongside giant whales, and diving down and down to discover what lives in the deepest darkest part of the ocean. This book introduces a child to the wonders of the sea and all kinds of sealife. The stunning images and lyrical text will leave a lasting impression, and can be treasured again and again.
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  • Peppa Pig: Peppa's Pumpkin Party

    Product Code: AOZBK
    Other Toddlers
    It is Halloween and Peppa's family are having a Pumpkin Party! Everyone comes to play in their spookiest costumes, even Madame Gazelle! A brand new board storybook. Based on the hit preschool animation Peppa Pig, shown daily on Five's Milkshake and Nick Jnr.
    • £3.99
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  • Peppa Pig: ABC with Peppa

    Product Code: AKAQH
    Board Toddlers
    Learn your ABC with Peppa in this colourful board book. A first concept book perfect for the very youngest Peppa Pig fan! With simple text and pictures this chunky book is perfect for little hands. Look out for more Peppa Pig books from Ladybird including: 123 with Peppa and many more!
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  • Peppa Pig: Stomp and Roar!

    Product Code: AHXDM
    Other Toddlers
    Peppa Pig, George and their friends are going on a big adventure to Grampy Rabbit's Dinosaur Park. At the park they follow some mysterious footprints, go down a giant dinosaur slide, and track down a huge dinosaur egg. At the end of the day Peppa and all her family and friends sing the "Dinosaur Stomp" song! A new story book with 5 sound buttons that bring the story to life. The perfect gift for toddlers.
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  • Za-za's Baby Brother

    Lucy Cousins

    Product Code: BUAQX
    Paperback Babies
    From the highly acclaimed creator of Maisy comes a bright and irresistible book all about a little zebra named Za-za who must adjust to having a new family member! Za-za doesn't like having a new baby brother. His mum is always tired and everyone spends all their time coo-ing and cuddling the baby. What about Za-za? No one has any time for him! One day, when Za-za demands a hug from his mum, she tells him to try and give his new brother a cuddle... "He was nice," thinks Za-za. "That was fun." Wow, maybe his little brother isn't so bad after all!
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  • Wind in the Willows

    Lesley Sims

    Product Code: APOOE
    Hardback Toddlers
    Mole, Ratty, Badger and the infamous Mr Toad love nothing more than messing around on the river. But when Mr Toad develops an obsession with motor vehicles, will his friends be able to help before he loses everything? A delightful retelling featuring simple, engaging text and charming illustrations.
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  • Peppa Pig: Baby Alexander

    Product Code: AIPSY
    Board Toddlers
    Peppa's cousin, Baby Alexander has come to visit. He can't talk at all and only says "Goo-goo". But Peppa soon teaches Baby Alexander his very first word! Another delightful Peppa Pig tale that is perfect for reading and sharing together. This storybook is perfect for helping pre-schoolers through those tricky first experiences. Based on the hit pre-school animation, "Peppa Pig", shown daily on Five's Milkshake and Nick Jnr.
    • £4.59
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  • Peppa Pig: Peppa Goes Swimming

    Product Code: AHARQ
    Paperback Toddlers
    Peppa Goes Swimming is a colourful and engaging story book based on the delightful children's series. Peppa and George are going swimming, but George is a bit scared. How will Mummy and Daddy Pig ever convince him to get in the pool? Read this fun children's story to find out. The Peppa Pig range of books are fun, interactive and educational, ideal for encouraging children to start to read by themselves. Titles available from Ladybird include: Peppa Goes Camping, Peppa and George's Shiny Sticker Book, Peppa's Bubble Fun and Peppa's Super Noisy Sound Book.
    • £4.89
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  • Peppa Pig: My Grandpa

    Product Code: AIIIK
    Other Toddlers
    Peppa Pig loves her grandpa and he's very special to her. He's amazing too and can do just about anything - he builds trains and grows vegetables, fixes things and reads Peppa and George bedtime stories, he's simply brilliant.

    This little board book is a wonderful celebration of the relationship between a grandchild with their grandparent, and little ones will love reading about and recognising the familiar family activities Peppa does with her grandpa.

    With bright cartoon Peppa pictures and simple text, this is another perfect preschool book for bedtime and playtime and shows exactly why children (and grown-ups!) can't get enough of Peppa Pig.
    • £4.59
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  • Peter Rabbit: Tickle Tickle Peter!

    Beatrix Potter

    Product Code: ADJTO
    Board Toddlers
    "Peter Rabbit Tickle! Tickle!" is a great way to make your baby giggle! Only the very softest furry fabrics have been used in this gorgeous touch and feel book, so your baby will want to stroke and tickle every baby animal again and again! Soft and gentle rhyming text complements the pastel colours of the illustrations and the contemporary style of the design.
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  • In the Night Garden: Ooh, Pretty Flower!

    Product Code: BUAJO
    Other Babies
    This enchanting illustrated storybook is based on an episode of the long-running preschool programme, In the Night Garden. It tells the story of how once upon a time Upsy Daisy went to look at all the pretty flowers in the Night Garden. Sure to delight all little fans of Upsy Daisy, Igglepiggle, Makka Pakka and the Tombliboos!
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  • Peter Rabbit: Nursery Rhyme Time

    Beatrix Potter

    Product Code: ACNFL
    Board Toddlers
    This beautiful classic book of rhymes is filled with all the songs and verses you will remember from childhood, and will want to pass on to a new generation of children. The cover is padded, giving it a soft nursery feel, and there are useful tabs dividing the rhymes into three sections, classic rhymes, action rhymes and night-time lullabies. Beatrix Potter's detailed original illustrations are sure to bring back happy early memories for parents and carers, and grandparents too.
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Picture books are a staple part of any children's bookshelf. With colourful illustrations, insightful characters and whimsical plots, it's not hard to see why kids (and parents!) fall in love with these kinds of books - after all, they are often the first step into the wonderful world of literature.

Fall in love with reading

Whether you're searching for bedtime story books and tales to read to your little ones at night, or are after some new titles to help them on their way to reading independently, picture books are a great way to help foster a love of books in young children. Our picture books about seasons and transportation picture books are great for teaching young children about the world.

Characters to meet time and time again

Far-flung tales, rhythmic prose and beautiful illustrations all brilliantly combine within our picture books – don't be surprised if you end up reading your child's favourites over and over again! Our range means that you'll find titles from the same authors, often featuring the same characters, so even if your child loves one special book, everyone gets to experience a new tale from time to time.

Take a look at our range

We're certain that we've the best picture books on offer that the whole family can enjoy. Take a look at the range above, and make your selection today. Or check out our picture book collections if you want lots of books at great prices! Or browse our full range of children's books.

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