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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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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.

  • DZO2 Toddlers

    Dear Zoo (Other)

    Rod Campbell

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    Rod Campbell's Dear Zoo has been published in a sturdy board book format to suit very young children. The lively illustrations, simple story and engaging lift-the-flap fun guarantee the book's toddler appeal.

    With its repetition and appealing illustrations, this is bound to be a favourite choice at bedtime for toddlers from 1 and over.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • LFWM 5 years +

    Lift-the-Flap: Around the World Mazes (Paperback)

    Maxime Lebrun

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    Globetrotting children can learn about the different countries of the world as they complete the routes in this a-maze-ingly interactive book!

    As children find their way through the marvellous mazes, they'll be able to learn about amazing animals including giraffes and koalas and the world's most famous sights like the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • FSO2 Toddlers

    Tales from Acorn Wood: Fox's Socks (Hardback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    Tales from Acorn Wood: Fox's Socks is a fun, lift-the-flap book written by former Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson.

    The story is a wild rhyming romp that your toddler will love. With stylish illustrations from Axel Scheffler, and a clueless fox who requires some help finding his socks, this book is lots of fun to read aloud.

    Bright and full of interest, Fox's Socks will appeal to little ones from 2+.
    • £3.49
    • RRP £5.99
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  • PPZ2 Toddlers

    Princess Polly's Potty Sticker Activity Book (Paperback)

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    With more than 70 stickers included, this updated interactive version of Princess Polly's Potty is even more suited to helping little ones feel confident and motivated when learning to use the potty. Join Princess Polly as she ditches her nappies and understands how to use a potty and wear 'proper' pants like a big girl! You and your little one can add the stickers to the story and even fill in your child's own potty reward chart at the end.
    • £1.99
    • RRP £3.99
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  • EABU 7 years +

    Etch Art: Butterflies (Other)

    Collaborate Agency

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    As they draw on the etch-art panels using the stylus provided, budding artists will uncover bright painted pictures underneath - meaning their pictures and patterns will soon be bursting with colour!

    With its beautiful butterfly theme, this art kit includes eight patterned etch-art panels and eight plain ones for children to create their own designs on. It also includes an instruction booklet and many other vibrant scenes inspired by nature and summer.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    DCBY 7 years +

    Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Build Your Own Adventure (Hardback)

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    Part of the Build Your Own Adventure series, this book will delight young superheroes with its inspiring ideas for builds and even comes with a Green Lantern Minifigure and exclusive spaceship model.

    It contains over 50 LEGO ideas and each chapter opener brings the models together in an imaginative way. Children will love playing out adventures inspired by the images and joining in the superhero adventure.

    There are ideas for all ages and building abilities, with a tantalising mix of easy, medium and harder models.
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.99
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  • DCLE 5 years +

    LEGO DC Super Heroes Batman (Paperback)

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    Featuring stories, activities and a collectable Minifigure of a character who's made appearances in Gotham City, this Batman book will appeal to any Master Builder!

    Bursting with LEGO-inspired artwork, it includes an exciting Batman story for children to delve into and two comic book-style sections.

    There are also activities to complete including mazes, dot-to-dots, spot-the-difference challenges, colouring and more! Will your children be able to defeat the Joker?
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • RAP2 Toddlers

    Tales from Acorn Wood: Rabbit's Nap (Other)

    Julia Donaldson

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    Toddlers will love heading over to Acorn Wood in this romping, rhyming riot of a book that finds Rabbit unable to get to sleep. With its familiar themes, we reckon Rabbit's Nap will quickly become a bedtime favourite for all the family.

    From Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the award-winning author-and-illustrator team behind the Gruffalo, this anniversary edition lift-the-flap board book is full of funny, rhyming text.

    Children will love seeing who is responsible for each noise that is keeping Rabbit awake by lifting the flaps. The handy size makes this a book ideal for taking away on long journeys as well.
    • £3.49
    • RRP £5.99
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  • LNHU 5 years +

    LEGO Ninjago Hunted (Paperback)

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    Featuring stories, activities and a collectable Ninjago Minifigure, this Dragon Hunter book will appeal to any Master Builder!

    Bursting with LEGO-inspired artwork, it includes an exciting story for children to delve into and two comic book-style sections.

    There are also activities to complete including mazes, dot-to-dots, spot-the-difference challenges, colouring and more!
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • JWHR 5 years +

    LEGO Jurassic World Jurassic Hero (Paperback)

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    Featuring stories, activities and a collectable Minifigure of Chris Pratt's Owen Grady, this Jurassic World book will appeal to any Master Builder!

    Bursting with LEGO-inspired artwork, it includes an exciting dinosaur-filled story for children to delve into and two comic book-style sections.

    There are also activities to complete including mazes, dot-to-dots, spot-the-difference challenges, colouring and more! Will your children be able to find their way off the island before it becomes a Fallen Kingdom?
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • DZB2 Babies

    Dear Zoo Buggy Book (Board)

    Rod Campbell

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    One of Rod Campell's best loved children's picture books, Dear Zoo, has been adapted to win even more fans! A letter written to the zoo requesting a pet returns a series of large, scary and unsuitable pets until finally the perfect pet is despatched.

    Toddlers and babies will have great fun guessing the next crazy offering from the zoo and turning the chunky pages of this mini board book themselves. Suitable from 0+.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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  • PSZ2 Toddlers

    Pirate Pete's Potty Sticker Activity Book (Paperback)

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    With more than 70 stickers included, this updated interactive version of Pirate Pete's Potty is even more suited to helping little ones feel confident and motivated when learning to use the potty. Join Pirate Pete as he ditches his nappies and understands how to use a potty and wear 'proper' pants like a big boy! You and your little one can add the stickers to the story and even fill in your child's own potty reward chart at the end.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
    • £1.99
    • RRP £3.99
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  • LFAM 5 years +

    Lift-the-Flap: Animal Mazes (Paperback)

    Florence Weiser

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    This animal-themed activity book is packed with fiendishly fun mazes for children to find their way through - and the interactive flaps completely transform the routes!

    From tropical jungles to Arctic landscapes, there are eight mazes to complete. They all feature facts about the area's animals, wildlife and habitat and between two and four flaps. Open these to reveal new paths and escape dead ends!

    This book offers animal-loving children a great way of developing their observational and problem-solving skills.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • BUO2 Toddlers

    Busy Town (Other)

    Rebecca Finn

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    By pushing, pulling and turning mechanisms, this first novelty board book will show young children the kind of things they can expect to see in a town just like theirs.

    Throughout Busy Town, there is so much going on. Children can ride on the bus, feed the ducks in the park and go to the shops before heading back home to bed.

    Bright and colourful, this book has gentle rhyming text and some simply beautiful illustrations.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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  • LKK2 Toddlers

    Lift and Look School (Other)

    Simon Abbott

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    This lift-the-flap board book introduces the concept of school and gently and reassuringly reveals the kind of things children might get up to when they start studying including making masks, visiting the aquarium and having fun in the playground.

    It's packed with large cut-out flaps that are the ideal size for little hands and feature bright and bold artwork and engaging text.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    GCJB 3 years +

    The Gruffalo's Child Jigsaw Book (Hardback)

    Julia Donaldson

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    The Gruffalo is back, but this time it's his child who is feeling brave... Will the tiny mouse be able to outwit the Gruffalo once more?

    Young children will love the pacy, rhythmic tale from bestselling author Julia Donaldson and the incredible artwork by Axel Scheffler.

    They can then have fun recreating the brilliant illustrations by putting together the six chunky jigsaw puzzles included with this gift edition of the timeless classic.
    • £3.49
    • RRP £11.99
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  • FWDI 3 years +

    My First Writing Book Dinosaurs (Other)

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    This first writing book is full of roar-some dinosaurs and gives children the chance to learn a number of first words.

    It comes with a pen and has wipe-clean pages and stunning illustrations that complement the text perfectly.

    Children can write down the words of what they see and then wipe them out and start again, developing their pen control and observational skills in the process.
    •   Buy 4 selected First Writing Books for only £8! Offer details
      Offer only applies to products in the 4 for £8 First Writing Offer category. The Book People reserves the right to remove or amend this promotion. Offer subject to stock availability. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. For UK and Euro customer use only.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • FWTG 3 years +

    My First Writing Book Things That Go! (Other)

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    This first writing book is full of things that go and gives children the chance to learn a number of first words.

    It comes with a pen and has wipe-clean pages. The stunning illustrations complement the text perfectly.

    Children can write down the words of what they see and then wipe them out and start again, developing their pen control and observational skills in the process.
    •   Buy 4 selected First Writing Books for only £8! Offer details
      Offer only applies to products in the 4 for £8 First Writing Offer category. The Book People reserves the right to remove or amend this promotion. Offer subject to stock availability. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. For UK and Euro customer use only.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • EAHL 7 years +

    Etch Art: Hand Lettering (Hardback)

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    As they draw on the etch-art panels using the stylus provided, budding artists will uncover bright painted pictures underneath - meaning their pictures and patterns will soon be bursting with colour!

    With its awesome hand lettering theme, this art kit includes eight patterned etc-art panels and eight plain ones for children to create their own designs on. It also includes an instruction booklet and many other vibrant scenes.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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  • FWAN 3 years +

    My First Writing Book Animals (Other)

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    This first writing book is full of awesome animals and gives children the chance to learn a number of first words.

    It comes with a pen and has wipe-clean pages for children to practise on. The stunning illustrations complement the text perfectly, too.

    Children can write down the words of what they see and then wipe them out and start again, developing their pen control and observational skills in the process.
    •   Buy 4 selected First Writing Books for only £8! Offer details
      Offer only applies to products in the 4 for £8 First Writing Offer category. The Book People reserves the right to remove or amend this promotion. Offer subject to stock availability. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. For UK and Euro customer use only.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • MZQH 7 years +

    Maze Quest History (Paperback)

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    Make your way from the time of the dinosaurs all the way through to the cities of the future in this marvellous maze book.

    Each of the 48 interactive mazes is presented on landscape-style pages and accompanied by facts about events from its era and sure to inspire a child's imagination.

    From famous battles to key inventions and incredible civilisations, there is so much to learn as children make their way through the interactive mazes.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • FWFA 3 years +

    My First Writing Book Farm (Other)

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    This first writing book is full of farm words and gives children the chance to learn a number of first words.

    It has wipe-clean pages and stunning illustrations that complement the text perfectly. It also includes a handy pen so children can start writing right away.

    Children can write down the words of what they see and then wipe them out and start again, developing their pen control and observational skills in the process.
    •   Buy 4 selected First Writing Books for only £8! Offer details
      Offer only applies to products in the 4 for £8 First Writing Offer category. The Book People reserves the right to remove or amend this promotion. Offer subject to stock availability. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. For UK and Euro customer use only.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • LCTR 5 years +

    LEGO City To The Rescue (Paperback)

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    Featuring stories, activities and a collectable Town Doctor Minifigure, this LEGO City book will appeal to any Master Builder!

    Bursting with LEGO-inspired artwork, it includes an exciting story about the emergency rescue heroes of the town for children to delve into and two comic book-style sections.

    There are also activities to complete including mazes, dot-to-dots, spot-the-difference challenges, colouring and more!
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • DPMB 5 years +

    Disney Pixar Mega Masks (Paperback)

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    Children will love this book full of masks of their favourite Disney-Pixar characters including Woody and Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story, Violet Incredible and Joy from Inside Out.

    There are eight masks to press out and make - and four of them can be coloured in!
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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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.