Picture Books

  • BDSR 4 years +
    4 years +
    (9)
    • £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.
  • Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801251 - Julia Donaldson
    JDZB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (46)
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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
  • Mog Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007953844 - Judith Kerr
    MOGP 3 years +
    3 years +
    (3)
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    Judith Kerr is a national treasure. One of the nation's favourite children's authors, her stories following Mog the forgetful cat on a series of gentle adventures have delighted generations since her first appearance in 1970. This collection brings together 10 of her finest books.

    Mog is everyone's favourite family pet and throughout these stories she makes friends with a beautiful baby; takes a trip to the vet; and enjoys a cracking Christmas caper.

    With a lovable character, gorgeous artwork and funny stories, the Mog books are ones that will have the whole family feline good when they're read at bedtime.

    Format: paperback
  • GFCD 3 years +
    3 years +
    (28)
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    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.
  • What the Ladybird Heard and Other Stories Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781509854097 - Julia Donaldson
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    Described as 'picture book perfection' by the Sunday Telegraph, these exciting stories all come from the bestselling duo of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.

    Both What the Ladybird Heard books feature rhyming text and bold artwork; Sugarlump and the Unicorn is full of sparkle; and The Princess and the Wizard is an exciting tale of good versus evil.

    These books are great fun to share with Julia's flowing, rhyming text sure to delight little ears. Lydia's bright artwork is also beautifully appealing.
  • Harry and the Dinosaurs Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780141375151 - Ian Whybrow
    HRRY 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Packed with adventure and imagination, the Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs books from author Ian Whybrow and illustrator Adrian Reynolds are sure to appeal to children who love both dinosaurs and their toys.

    Highly acclaimed, these books combine gentle stories with bold artwork and are a delight for children to share with a grown-up before going to bed, or for slightly more confident readers to enjoy on their own. Throughout this special 10-book collection, your children will get to follow Harry as he enjoys a holiday, has a first sleepover and celebrates his birthday.

    Huge fun, these are roaringly good reads for the family to enjoy together.

    Format: paperback
  • Judith Kerr Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007971046 - Judith Kerr
    JDTH 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Judith Kerr is one of the great children's authors and her combination of charming stories and beautifully traditional illustrations has delighted generations of readers. This collection includes three of her best picture books.

    The Tiger Who Came to Tea is a classic story that belongs on every child's bookshelf. It tells the story of Sophie as she welcomes an unexpected guest for dinner - and this tiger sure is hungry.

    When Willy Went to the Wedding finds young boy Willy's pets deciding they have to attend his sister's wedding; and Twinkles, Arthur and Puss is another furry feline tale about three cats that disappear at the same time. What could they have been up to?

    Format: paperback
  • PDSP 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    Paddington Bear has delighted so many readers with his gentle adventures for 60 years now and the two recent hit films have made him a firm favourite with a whole new generation. This is a brand new story featuring the marmalade-loving bear.

    Mr Gruber takes Paddington on a special outing to St Paul's Cathedral. But when they get there, there are far too many surprises - and then Paddington's mistaken for a choir bear! His unexpected rehearsal doesn't quite go to plan...

    Written by the much-missed Michael Bond and beautifully illustrated by R.W. Alley, this is a perfect picture book.
  • Storytime Classics Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781912413294
    STYC 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Featuring The Snow Queen, Rapunzel and The Gingerbread Man, these faithfully retold fairy tales all have stunning illustrations that will delight children as they familiarise themselves with the stories.

    Each picture book comes complete with supporting notes for parents and teachers to encourage further discussion about the stories, their characters and their morals.
  • Big Colours Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781408356050 - Julia Jarman
    BGCO 3 years +
    3 years +
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    With lively and anarchic plots, these bright and bold picture books introduce children to various colours. They're written by Julia Jarman and feature eye-catching artwork from Harry and the Dinosaurs illustrator Adrian Reynolds.

    Splish! Splash! Splosh! Ben and Bella are having so much fun splashing about in the bath but will there be room for all the animals. Even Hippopotamus wants to get involved!

    Ben and Bella also head off on another adventure on the Big Blue Train and then end up in Australia where they have so much fun with a digger. Every one of these three stories is a rollocking rumpus your children will be delighted by time and time again.
  • SJUE 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Children who love unicorns and all things sparkly will be eager to meet Sophie Johnson. She has so many facts to offer about these magical creatures.

    Sophie loves dressing up her toys and pets with their own unique horns and claims to know everything about unicorns. However, she hasn't yet noticed there is a real unicorn living in her house...

    This upbeat story will delight unicorn lovers of all ages.
  • Goodnight Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780241347256 - Michelle Robinson & Nick East
    GDHT 3 years +
    3 years +
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    If you and your children are looking for a perfect dose of bedtime story magic to share, our Goodnight Picture Book Collection is a beautiful and atmospheric four-book set that is a joy to read aloud as they drift off to the land of nod.

    Including Goodnight Digger, Goodnight Tractor, Goodnight Spaceman and Goodnight Pirate (a rhyming story that finds the little boy transformed into a swashbuckling pirate), the lyrical text and gentle illustrations in each book encourages children to join in with the characters on their adventures.

    Written by Michelle Robinson and charmingly illustrated by Nick East, this much-loved series is ideal for snuggling up with and enjoying together.
  • Mixed Up Fairy Tales Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781784932879
    MUFY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £11.99
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    These witty retellings of famous fairy tales provide an introduction to the importance of hygiene, keeping active, healthy eating and so much more.

    Each title backs up themes found in the PSHE (personal, social and health education) curriculum and the stories are sure to help children learn about their own personal development. They provide a very gentle approach to what can be sensitive issues.

    Among the stories are Don't Pick Your Nose, Pinocchio!, Eat Your Greens, Goldilocks and Stinky Jack and the Beanstalk.

    Format: paperback
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    Moira Butterfield's Bigger and Bigger Dinosaurs is a perfectly prehistoric board book for young children who love dinos and are trying to grasp the concept of growing.

    Dinky Dino won't be small forever, but at the moment he can always find someone bigger to help him. This book has layered pages that increase in size whenever Dinky meets a new dinosaur.

    It's a lively, funny and rhythmic story.
  • PJ Masks Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781526381644
    PJMS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    Children will love joining the PJ Masks as they head into the night to save the day. The new stars of Disney Jr are already proving to be very popular and this collection contains four books following their action-packed adventures.

    By day, they are Connor, Greg and Amaya, but by night they are Catboy, Gekko and Owlette - the PJ Masks. Throughout these appealing stories, they discover that their super vehicles have gone missing and have to rely on their bicycles to catch Romeo in order to get them back; look into the case of stolen school buses; and have to look after a new pet called Birdy.

    Mayhem at the Museum finds them taking on Romeo after he makes a Big Box of Bad and controls the city with it from the museum.

    These incredible books are pacy and the familiar characters make them even more appealing.
  • THAA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Daniel Egneus' These Are Animals introduces children to the world's most incredible creatures and encourages them to climb, hiss, nibble, jump and growl with them!

    From the animals that live on land to those that reside under the ocean, this is perfect for children who are fascinated by animals of all shapes and sizes.

    Complete with gorgeous, stylised artwork, this picture book also covers the amazing animals that live in misty meadows and fabulous forests.
  • PE0087 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    This counting book contains high-frequency words that children will be learning about at reception level and bold illustrations by Steph Hinton.

    There are tabs on each robust page that reveal answers to a number of counting questions and also a simple story that will guide learning exploration. It's the perfect introduction to solving problems independently.

    This book contains 40 double-sided flashcards that will help children count from 1 to 10.
  • MOLY 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    With its appealing Richard Scarry-style artwork, this book has been designed to generate discussion about the importance of good manners.

    Children will love meeting Miss Molly and following Algernon the raccoon as he heads to the Listening Carefully Lab and explores the Library of Lovely Language. He might even learn something at the Dining Hall of Decorum.
  • Preston Pig Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781783447336 - Colin McNaughton
    PRPG 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £34.95
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    Colin McNaughton's Preston Pig tales are oink another level - they're full of joy and fun and will quickly become bedtime favourites.

    In Suddenly, Preston is walking around the corner completely unaware a hungry wolf is waiting around the corner. When he realises he's left something behind, Preston SUDDENLY turns away and the wolf falls flat on his face... The wolf continues to pursue Preston but the pig keeps evading him - even though he has no idea the wolf is there.

    Eventually, the wolf gets his comeuppance. With its child-centred repetition and wicked sense of humour, these rip-roaring reads will have children and adults laughing out loud.

    Format: paperback
  • What's That? Ladybird First Words and Pictures Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780241287880
    PG0233 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    These Ladybird board books provide an introduction to big machines, things found at home, animals found on the farm and a host of favourite animals.

    They have bright and bold artwork and are perfect for children who are just starting to learn their first words.
  • Whiffy Wilson Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781408356043 - Caryl Hart & Leonie Lord
    WHIF 3 years +
    3 years +
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    There was a wolf called Wilson
    Who never brushed his hair
    He never washed his paws or face
    Or changed his underwear

    These disgustingly good stories are all about Whiffy Wilson, a wolf who isn't keen on being clean and only has time for grime.

    Covering a theme that will be familiar to many parents, this picture book finds everyone trying to persuade Whiffy Wilson to change his grotty ways and enjoy a clean break.

    Written in fantastically funny rhyming verse by Caryl Hart and illustrated by Leonie Lord, these books will inspire children to make the most of their bathtime and encourage many other positive habits.

    Format: paperback
  • BABW Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Moira Butterfield's Bigger and Bigger Wheels follows Billy as he rides his bicycle and learns that sometimes being small beats all.

    This is a lively tale that finds Billy coming across increasingly bigger vehicles as he enjoys his bike journey. It's fun and charming and the cleverly layered pages also increase in size as your children work their way through the story.
  • EVBR 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, teams up once more with the incredible illustrator of Paper Dolls, Rebecca Cobb, in this stunning picture book about the adventurous Everywhere Bear.

    Told in flowing, rhyming text this story explains how the Everywhere Bear has a home on a shelf but how he also doesn't spend much time by himself; every weekend he's taken home by a different child from Class One.

    However, when he falls out of a backpack, he braces himself for an even bigger adventure. He's washed down a drain, whooshed out to sea and rescued by a fishing boat. He's then loaded onto a lorry and carried off by a seagull. Will he ever get back to Class One?
  • HELH 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    This is a warm and witty introduction to horses from author Vivian French and illustrator Catherine Rayner.

    Shannon is a friendly bay mare and she will help build up the confidence of children who are unfamiliar or nervous of these magnificent animals.

    Based on Vivian's personal experiences of horse riding, this book outlines horses' behavioural traits and how they thrive on company and companionship. It also includes facts and practical tips on a number of pages - including the best way to feed a horse a carrot.