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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

  • I Love Mermaids! Activity Book

    Scholastic

    Product Code: CCYTH
    Paperback
    Dive into the enchanting underwater kingdom of mermaidsin this magical activity book with stickers! Jump on the latest trend in mythical creatures with this super-fun sticker activity book. With over 300 stickers! From magical underwater sticker scenes to search-and-find fun, this amazing activity title is overflowing with mermaid magic.
    • £5.39
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  • The Pop-Up Dear Zoo

    Rod Campbell

    Product Code: BOGTS
    Paperback Toddlers
    "I wrote to the zoo to send me a pet . . ."Rod Campbell's classic lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo is a firm favourite with toddlers and parents alike. This interactive pop-up edition retains all the charm of the original story and is packed full of exciting surprises. Young children will love lifting the flaps to discover the animals the zoo has sent - a very tall giraffe, a fierce lion and even a very jumpy frog. Will the zoo ever manage to send the perfect pet?With bright, bold artwork, a catchy refrain and a whole host of favourite animals, The Pop-Up Dear Zoo is a must for every child's bookshelf.
    • £6.89
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  • First Sticker Book Nature

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AQOMS
    Paperback
    A simple sticker book which will allow little children to build their own countryside scenes. As they fix hundreds of stickers of animals, plants, bugs, birds and flowers to add to a range of habitats, children will be learning about the natural world - as well as practising vital motor skills that are essential for learning to write.
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  • The Bad-tempered Ladybird

    Eric Carle

    Product Code: AETDF
    Paperback 3 years +
    Well known for his colourful classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle has also created this appealing picture book about the importance of sharing. When the bad-tempered ladybird picks a fight with a whale, he's definitely bitten off more than he can chew and he quickly learns his lesson about kindness and sharing. The Bad-tempered Ladybird is a perfect bedtime story for toddlers who find sharing a struggle!
    • £7.19
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  • Shark in the Dark

    Nick Sharratt

    Product Code: AKBWE
    Paperback 3 years +
    Timothy Pope is looking out into the night with his telescope. Is that really a shark he can see? Turn the page and find out...Children will delight in peeping through the die-cut holes and guessing what Tim has spotted.
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  • Mixed Up Fairy Tales

    Hilary Robinson

    Product Code: AAFHP
    Paperback 3 years +
    This fantastic split page book allows the reader to mix and match different combinations of fairy tales with hilarious results. What would happen if Goldilocks had two horrid stepsisters and fell asleep for a hundred years? Would she be woken by a hungry wolf or Little Red Riding Hood's Granny?
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  • Hop Little Bunnies

    Martha Mumford

    Product Code: BUHQN
    Paperback
    There are lots of sleepy animals to wake up in this bouncy, energetic picture book. Lift the flaps, then hop with the little bunnies, cheep with the chicks, baa with the lambs and mew with the kittens. An interactive book, full of non-stop fun, based on the popular nursery rhyme 'Sleeping Bunnies'. This is full of the joys of spring and the perfect Easter gift. From the illustrator of the bestselling We're Going on an Egg Hunt.
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  • That's Not My Cow

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AOGMD
    Paperback Toddlers
    Little children can meet lots of different cows in this book, each with engaging, touchy-feely patches. Follow the simple, repetitive text right to the final page to find out which cow is the right one - and don't forget to look out for the little white mouse on every page. Perfect for sharing with babies and toddlers.
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  • Space Jokes

    Macmillan Children's Books

    Product Code: BYAME
    Paperback
    What do you do if you see a spaceman? Park in it, man. How do you get a baby astronaut to sleep? You rock it. How do astronauts serve dinner? On flying saucers. Packed full of over one hundred laugh-out-loud jokes about astronauts, planets, aliens, space ships, the solar system and much, much more, Space Jokes will take you to infinity - and beyond! This brilliant collection is filled with funny one liners and quirky black-and-white drawings, and is sure to have adults and children alike in stitches. The book is in the shape of a rocket ship and publishes to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landings.
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  • First Sticker Book Jungle

    Alice Primmer

    Product Code: AKWQC
    Paperback 3 years +
    Helps children find out about the exotic animals and plants that live in the jungle. This simple sticker book comes with over 100 stickers to complete the scenes.
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  • Animal Sticker Book

    Cecilia Johansson

    Product Code: ACGRO
    Paperback 5 years +

    Illustrated by Cecilia Johansson, the Animal Sticker Book encourages children to fill in the fun animal scenes using the colourful stickers provided. It features scenes that include rainforests, animals in the home, the dry desert, under the sea and the arctic plains.

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  • The Gruffalo's Child 15th Anniversary Edition

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: BZPIL
    Paperback
    This special 15th anniversary edition of The Gruffalo's Child is a must-have for all Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler fans. The Gruffalo's Child 15th Anniversary Edition features a wrap-around snowy wood play scene and press-out characters for an interactive reading experience, plus additional book content including material from author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler, The Gruffalo's Child Song, a Gruffalo's Child quiz, and tips for putting on a Gruffalo's Child show! The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should Ever set foot in the deep dark wood. But one wild and windy night the Gruffalo's child disobeys her father's warnings and ventures out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn't really exist . . . does he? The Gruffalo's Child is the number one bestselling, much-loved sequel to the worldwide picture book phenomenon that is The Gruffalo. Julia Donaldson's trademark rhyming text and Axel Scheffler's brilliant, characterful illustrations combine once more to ensure that the Gruffalo's Child has followed firmly in her father's footsteps and that her story is one that children will ask for again, and again . . . and again!
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  • Don't Put Your Finger In The Jelly, Nelly

    Nick Sharratt

    Product Code: ATGTX
    Paperback Toddlers
    This is a great reissuing of a classic children's die-cut picture book to tie in with Nick Sharratt's position as official illustrator for World Book Day 2006. Don't put your finger in the jelly, Nelly You might upset a jellyphant. With a larger format and the best covers yet, this reissue will ensure the continuing longevity of "Jelly, Nelly".
    • £7.89
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  • 1001 Fairy Stickers

    Daisy Meadows

    Product Code: AMXZP
    Paperback 5 years +
    Use these fabulous Rainbow Magic stickers to complete the fairy scenes in this book or create your own beautiful pictures!
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  • The Jungle

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: BZKFT
    Paperback
    There are three simple nine-piece jigsaws and a beautifully illustrated board book in this box. Little children can enjoy a selection of detailed jungle scenes in the book, and then use the jigsaws to recreate three scenes from the book.
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  • Knights and Castles Sticker Book

    Leonie Pratt

    Product Code: AEBAY
    Paperback 5 years +
    This is an exciting new sticker book for squires and knights-to-be, full of fun scenes depicting sieges, swordplay and chivalry, banquets, jousts and quests. It presents medieval scenes that include a battlefield, jousting tournament, a castle siege, a dragon attack and life in the castle courtyard. It also includes scenes for young crusaders to build their own castles and make their own coat of arms.
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  • Above and Below

    Patricia Hegarty

    Product Code: AYILU
    Paperback 5 years +
    Lift the lid on eight animal habitats to see the extraordinary natural stories that happen above and below the surface. From the rainforest to the ocean and the macro to the micro, lift the flap to explore the fascinating relationships occurring in each of the world's ecosystems.
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  • Pirate Pete and His Smelly Feet

    Lucy Rowland

    Product Code: AYESS
    Paperback 3 years +
    This spick and span crew of pirates have had enough of Pete's pongy feet! So he's been ordered to walk the plank. But it turns out that hungry sharks didn't like the smell of cheese either. What will the pirates do without Pete's feet to keep those snappy sharks away? Have fun sticking the cheesy scratch and sniff stickers to the pirates in this riotous, rhyming romp! Pirate Pete and His Smelly Feet is the first Macmillan picture book for Lucy Rowland and Mark Chambers. A fun, fast-paced story illustrated with vibrant colour and humour, and with a very smelly ending!
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  • Monkey Puzzle Sticker Book

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: AQXYD
    Paperback
    Poor Monkey has lost his mum! Join him and Butterfly as they search for her and meet lots of jungle animals along the way in this must-have sticker book based on the bestselling Monkey Puzzle. Packed with games, activities and hundreds of stickers, this book is perfect for birthdays, rainy days and school holidays - a great gift for any child. Monkey Puzzle Sticker Book comes from the award-winning creators of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
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  • Life in the Middle Ages Sticker Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ALYXZ
    Paperback 5 years +
    Discover what life was like in medieval England with this light-hearted sticker book. Featuring humorous illustrations by Paul Nicholls, this activity book consists of an assortment of scenes, with over 600 stickers of people, animals and objects that children can arrange as they wish, to create bustling pictures that show everyday life during the Middle Ages.
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  • Adventures in Wild Places, Activities and Sticker Books

    Lonely Planet

    Product Code: ALHCQ
    Paperback
    This new sticker activity series for kids aged 3 and up shows kids the incredible sights and diverse environments of planet earth. Keep little hands busy on long journeys with these bumper books of stickers that mix amazing facts about the world's coolest places with great photos and illustrations, plus a small dose of humour. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2012 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
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  • Jack and the Beanstalk

    Barbara Vagnozzi

    Product Code: ALTEE
    Paperback 3 years +
    Step into the magical world of Child's Play fairy tales...Traditional tales are a well-established part of all cultures. Retold from the originals, these lively stories will captivate readers with their delightful illustrations and fun lift-up flaps which really add to the action. The 'flip-up' flaps encourage prediction and discussion, and well-known stories will give young readers confidence.
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  • I Love Llamas! Activity Book

    Emily Stead

    Product Code: BUUYV
    Paperback
    Llamas, we love them! Jump on the latest trend in cute creatures with this super-fun sticker activity book. With over 300 stickers! From llama names to llama hairstyles, from search-and-find fun to enchanted sticker scenes, this amazing activity title is full to the brim with llama love. From notebooks to TV programmes to fluffy cushions - llamas, we love them! It's a fascination that proves there's nothing quite as wonderful as a cute creature - whether it's the latest stationery trend or cooking craze - and this book provides the perfect introduction for younger readers.
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  • Christmas Cracker Jokes

    Macmillan Children's Books

    Product Code: BSAKF
    Paperback
    What do you get if you cross a sheep with a kangaroo? A woolly jumper. What's miserable and covered in custard? Apple grumble. Why did the jelly wobble? It saw the milk shake. Christmas Cracker Jokes is filled with hilarious, silly jokes on a huge variety of topics that will keep you laughing for days - and that's sno joke! From food jokes to spooky jokes, dinosaur jokes to pirate jokes, these laugh-out-loud one-liners are just the sort that you'd find in Christmas crackers. The book is Father Christmas-shaped, making it the perfect festive stocking filler.
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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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