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Book People has novelty books for children of all ages. With lift-the-flaps and other exciting activities to enjoy, these exciting books are great for kids who prefer non-fiction and interactive fun.

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Novelty Books

  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt

    Michael Rosen

    Product Code: ATGGD
    Hardback Toddlers
    A pocket-sized pop-up of the award-winning picture book classic, We're Going on a Bear Hunt.
    • £5.39
    • RRP £6.00
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  • The Jolly Postman or Other People's Letters

    Janet and Allan Ahlberg

    Product Code: AFKWR
    Hardback 3 years +
    (8)
    The Jolly Postman delivers cards and letters to various fairy-tale characters. He has a letter of apology for the three bears from Goldilocks, a postcard from Jack for the giant, a solicitor's letter on behalf of Little Red Riding-Hood for the wolf who ate grandma, and so on. There are six envelopes in the book, each containing letters, cards, etc.
    • £12.39
    • RRP £12.99
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  • Guess How Much I Love You - Pocket Pop-up

    Sam McBratney

    Product Code: AFLWC
    Hardback Toddlers
    An unfolding cut-paper edition of the classic picture book story "Guess How Much I Love You". "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 as each tries to outdo the other, the hares discover that love is not an easy thing to measure! This dainty new pocket pop-up comes in a gorgeous slipcase and folds out to a length of 150 cm with beautiful cut-paper devices. With sales of over 28 million copies, "Guess How Much I Love You" is the perfect present to give to the one you love. It is a delightful gift box edition for children and adults alike. Printed front and back, the story reads across both sides of the miniature concertina and extends to 150 cm long! Delicate pops throughout to enhance storytelling. It is a charming impulse buy; great for counter displays, baskets or shelves.
    • £5.89
    • RRP £6.00
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  • Usborne Touchy-Feely Farmyard Tales: Animal Hide and Seek

    Stephen Cartwright

    Product Code: AAHGV
    Hardback Toddlers
    In a large format with flaps as well as textured patches, this book introduces the characters from Apple Tree Farm to young children. The use of textures adds a different dimension to sharing books with babies and toddlers. As each page is turned, a different texture is waiting to be discovered.
    • £9.69
    • RRP £9.99
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  • LEGO Ninjago Secret World of the Ninja

    Beth Landis Hester

    Product Code: ANLJS
    Hardback Toddlers
    Step into the action-packed world of LEGO[registered] NINJAGO[trademark] and discover everything there is to know about the legendary Ninja Meet the heroes of LEGO NINJAGO[trademark], learn all about their foes, and join them in their fierce battles. Discover their amazing weapons, vehicles, and dragons. Learn how to become a powerful warrior just like Kai, Zane, Cole, Jay, Lloyd, Nya and their wise leader Sensei Wu. Covering all four series, LEGO NINJAGO[trademark] The Secret World of the Ninja explores the main characters, their personalities and weapons. Follow the Ninja on their journey to become Masters of Spinjitsu! LEGO NINJAGO[trademark] action comes to life through LEGO NINJAGO[trademark] sets and images from the TV series. Comes with an exclusive LEGO NINJAGO[trademark] minifigure!
    • £12.89
    • RRP £12.99
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  • Silly Suzy Goose

    Petr Horacek

    Product Code: AKXNU
    Hardback Toddlers
    A celebrated picture book is brought to life as a Mini Pop-Up Classic. Ever wanted to be different? Suzy Goose has - she squawks like a toucan, swims like a seal and jumps like a kangaroo. But when she tries to Rroarrr like a lion, she gets more than she bargained for! This timeless and well-loved classic is brought to life in a special Mini Pop-Up Classics edition, making it the perfect gift and a book to treasure time and time again. Classic illustrations are brought to life as three-dimensional pop-ups. It is part of a new series of Mini Pop-Up Classics, all featuring distinctive spines, making them the perfect gift edition.
    • £6.89
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Where's Spot?

    Eric Hill

    Product Code: AAHEP
    Hardback 3 years +
    Eric Hill's first and most famous lift-the-flap book re-orginated with endpapers and new font and cover treatment. Originally published in 1980 this was the book that lead the way in terms of innovative flaps, bright colorful artwork and gentle stories for the very young. Now loved all over the world Spot is an enduring, modern and classic character.
    • £7.69
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Counting Book

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AAPZL
    Hardback 3 years +
    This is a stylish and beautifully illustrated picture word book with flaps to lift to encourage counting skills and number recognition. Each themed page has plenty of flaps to lift with the number of objects or animals underneath. Flaps on the opposite page show the same number with an accompanying, delicately illustrated picture underneath. Themes include at the park, on the farm and in the garden.
    • £9.09
    • RRP £9.99
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  • In the Night Garden: Igglepiggle's Lost Blanket

    Product Code: ATGYN
    Hardback Toddlers
    Oh dear, Igglepiggle has lost his blanket! Can you lift the flaps to help him find it again? This chunky board book has lots of flaps for little fingers to lift. Toddlers will love interacting with their favourite In the Night Garden characters in this bright, vibrant lift-the-flap book.
    • £6.89
    • RRP £6.99
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  • My Advent Calendar Christmas Book

    Antonia Jackson

    Product Code: ATHBI
    Hardback Toddlers
    This beautifully illustrated little hardback that tells the story of Christmas also doubles up as an Advent calendar. 24 windows on the cover can be opened to reveal a surprise for every day of Advent, while inside the story of the Nativity unfolds in a straightforward and elegant retelling.
    • £5.89
    • RRP £5.99
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  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt

    Michael Rosen

    Product Code: APGHV
    Hardback Toddlers
    We're going on a bear hunt. We're going to catch a big one. Will you come too? For a quarter of a century, readers have been swishy-swashying and splash-sploshing through this award-winning favourite and now it can be read in three glorious dimensions in this incredible pop-up edition featuring seven full-page pop-ups. Follow and join in the family's excitement as they wade through the grass, splash through the river and squelch through the mud in search of a bear. What a surprise awaits them in the cave on the other side of the dark forest! The award-winning classic brought to life as a pop-up adventure.
    • £13.49
    • RRP £14.99
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  • The Ultimate Construction Site Book

    Didier Balicevic

    Product Code: ALBDE
    Hardback Toddlers
    The sounds, sights and activity of a construction site provide for endless fascination. Packed with more than 60 tabbed moving parts to pull, lift and explore; crammed with meticulous detail of vehicles, buildings and techniques; here's a book that will satisfy even the most curious of kids. Whether it's building a bridge or a skyscraper, a giant ship or a tunnel, there's a wealth of colour, action and knowledge to be gleaned on each of the ten spreads of this oversized book. A wonderful companion to The Ultimate Book of Vehicles on the spring 2014 Twirl launch list.
    • £14.89
    • RRP £15.99
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  • Where's My Teddy?

    Jez Alborough

    Product Code: AJLKO
    Hardback Toddlers
    A celebrated picture book is brought to life as a Mini Pop-Up Classic. Eddy's lost his teddy, Freddy. So off the goes to the wood to find him. But the wood is dark and horrible and little Eddy is in for a gigantic surprise! This timeless and well-loved story is brought to life in a special Mini Pop-Up Classic edition, making it the perfect gift and a book to treasure time and time again. In this book, classic illustrations are brought to life as three-dimensional pop-ups. It is part of a new series of Mini Pop-Up Classics, all featuring distinctive foil spines making it the perfect gift edition. Where's My Teddy and its sequels It's the Bear! and My Friend Bear have sold more than a million copies worldwide.
    • £6.89
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Spot's Noisy Peekaboo

    Eric Hill

    Product Code: AHRCC
    Hardback 3 years +
    Spot is playing hide-and-seek with his friends. Lift the sturdy flaps and press the five noisy sound buttons to join in the peek-a-boo fun!
    • £9.89
    • RRP £10.99
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  • Lift the Flap Word Book

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: ADWFE
    Hardback 3 years +
    This is a stylish picture word book with flaps to lift to encourage word and picture association. Each themed page has plenty of flaps to lift with the word of an object or animal underneath. Smaller flaps at the bottom show the same word with an accompanying, delicately illustrated picture. The themes include the park, on the farm, at the seaside, noisy words and words at home.
    • £9.09
    • RRP £9.99
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  • First 100 Numbers

    Roger Priddy

    Product Code: BUAIK
    Hardback Babies
    With over 35 fun flaps to lift, this numbers book will help children count from 1-100. It has bold, eye-catching artwork and imagery of all sort of familiar things to help make learning fun and engaging.
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Little Owl Finger Puppet Book

    ImageBooks

    Product Code: BFBTN
    Hardback Toddlers
    Kids will go crazy for these quirky books featuring lovable characters, vivid art, rhyming text, and best of all, cute finger puppets! Watch Little Owl snuggle down to sleep and Snow Baby discover winter s magic in these simple, comforting stories. Each book features a permanently attached plush finger puppet and peek-a-boo holes in every page, presenting a super-fun way for parents and children to play and read together.
    • £4.49
    • RRP £4.99
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  • Tree

    Britta Teckentrup

    Product Code: AXKAD
    Hardback 3 years +
    Explore the beauty of the changing seasons in this timeless peek-through book with beautiful artwork from Britta Teckentrup and accompanying rhyming text. Following the life-cycle of a tree through spring, summer, autumn and winter, children will easily learn to recognise the signs of the seasons with this simple yet striking picture book.
    • £10.79
    • RRP £11.99
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  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt

    Michael Rosen

    Product Code: AXJQU
    Hardback Toddlers
    (3)
    Piece together the fun of the bear hunt in this delightful jigsaw version of the classic picture book. We're going on a bear hunt. We're going to catch a big one. Will you come too? For more than twenty years, readers have been swishy swashing and splash sploshing through this award-winning favourite. Follow and join in the family's excitement as they wade through the grass, splash through the river and squelch through the mud in search of a bear. What a surprise awaits them in the cave on the other side of the dark forest! Now you can join in the fun with this interactive jigsaw book.
    • £14.89
    • RRP £14.99
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  • Animal Counting

    Petr Horacek

    Product Code: AWNJJ
    Hardback Toddlers
    Simple lift-the-flap counting, from one spotty giraffe to ten swimming fish. Turn the pages, lift the flaps and see animals of all shapes and sizes bring the numbers one to ten to life. This bright, simple first numbers book is perfect for helping to develop early numeracy with its interactive pages and fun illustrations by award-winning artist Petr Horacek.
    • £9.09
    • RRP £9.99
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  • The Wind in the Willows

    Kenneth Grahame

    Product Code: ATGSG
    Hardback Toddlers
    Kenneth Grahame's classic children's story The Wind in the Willows is brought to life in this exquisite three-dimensional cut-paper gift edition, beautifully illustrated by the award-winning Inga Moore. Presented in a slipcase, this charming book unfolds to reveal twelve of the most famous moments in Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad's adventures along the riverbank.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £5.00
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  • Dinosaur Diner

    Annie Kubler

    Product Code: ATGRL
    Hardback Toddlers
    Dinosaur's unbalanced diet and lack of exercise make for an unhealthy lifestyle, and leave him with no energy. Will his healthy friend be able to encourage him to change his ways? The fabulous dinosaur finger puppet will be irresistible to any child whilst the story reinforces the importance of healthy eating and exercise.
    • £8.39
    • RRP £8.99
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  • My Granny's Purse

    PH Hanson

    Product Code: ATGOM
    Hardback Toddlers
    Small is beautiful! Introducing the Mini Edition of My Granny's Purse, which brings all the interactive features and fun of the original book to a cleverly designed format that's affordably priced and just the right size for kids to carry anywhere and everywhere they go. The book opens up to eight sturdy, individually die-cut leaves that lift, slide, unfold, and pull out for hours of play. My Granny's Purse reveals a delightful story told through Granny's treasures. Kids can look through all the stamps in her passport and try on her sunglasses and rings. New are a banana with a joke, and a smartphone this granny likes to keep up with the times. The Mini Edition is jam-packed with objects to discover and explore.
    • £10.89
    • RRP £11.99
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  • Magical Maths

    Chris Oxlade

    Product Code: ATGNI
    Hardback Toddlers
    Numbers can be magical things, and Wizard Plusminus will show you how! With fun pops, flaps and spinners to pull and turn, everyday mathematics becomes extraordinary. Try your luck on the magic roulette wheel, mix up a potion for curing boils and learn how to cast the perfect spell - before you know it, you'll be a wizard at maths! Covers all the main areas of Key Stage 1 from addition and subtraction, to shapes, patterns and multiplication in a fun and engaging way.
    • £14.89
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Our range of children’s novelty books is hugely diverse. Browse for bath books, jigsaw books and plenty of engaging books with toys, ranging from books for babies to kids aged 9+.

For little ones to love

Our fun novelty books for babies include lots of great titles to aid your child’s development. Help your kids develop their senses of sight, touch and hearing with our fun, interactive and engaging touch-and-feel books and noisy books. We also have toy books for babies which come with cute toys for babies - all great for helping little ones learn about the world around them.

Encourage curious kids

From magnets to our planet, pirates and LEGO, our huge range of novelty books will teach kids everything they need to know on just about everything. Engaging, bright and fully illustrated, the books will feed the appetite of all curious children - just imagine having the answer to all of those 'why?' questions!

Fun for all ages

Whatever their tastes, your child will love one of our colourful novelty books, a super fun and creative way to get them reading.

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