Bedtime Story Books for Kids

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    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.
  • Winnie and Wilbur Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780192771933 - Valerie Thomas & Korky Paul
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    Fall under the spell of Winnie the Witch and her loyal and long-suffering companion, Wilbur the cat!

    This collection of picture books is completely magical. Written by original Winnie author Valerie Thomas and illustrated by the one and only Korky Paul, these stories follow Winnie and Wilbur as they travel to space, enjoy a fine winter and even meet Santa!

    Format: paperback
  • Quentin Blake Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781782958871 - Quentin Blake
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    A much-loved illustrator famed for his iconic association with Roald Dahl's tales, Quentin Blake is also a brilliant and witty writer in his own right and his stories are an absolute joy.

    This fun-filled collection brings together ten picture books that are sure to delight children of all ages. There's the over-ambitious Mrs Armitage; the amazing performance artist Angelo; and the famous Mister Magnolia, a man who has so many skills and possessions but only one boot.

    These madcap tales and lovable characters are sure to bring joy to any child's bedtime reading. The hilarious books also feature Quentin's trademark illustrations. It's a collection sure to be returned to again and again.
    Format: paperback
  • Cosy Christmas Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781444950311
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    Perfect picture books for Christmas... This collection combines classics including The Night Before Christmas and The Twelve Days of Christmas with modern favourites Wibbly Pig and Hugless Douglas as they get into the festive spirit.

    Nick Butterworth's The Nativity Play captures all the joys and craziness of this school tradition; Jean Reagan's How to Catch Santa is full of humour warmth and energy and features Lee Wildish's incredible artwork; and Rachel Bright's All I Want for Christmas follows two penguins as they come to realise love is the perfect gift...

    Many of these stories have won awards and they're all sure to have children feeling fantastically festive. They're brilliant for bedtime reading and soothing them to sleep as excitement takes hold in anticipation of 25 December.

    Format: paperback
  • Hugless Douglas Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781444950359 - David Melling
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    Prepare to meet a huggable, loveable bear...

    You'll get a huge hug when you read through these exciting stories with your little one... David Melling's Hugless Douglas has become one of the cuddliest characters in children's books.

    These eight books are full of warm-hearted hilarity as the big bear enjoys a number of adventures as he tries to track down the perfect hug. The illustrations will capture young readers' attention and the flowing text is a joy to read aloud.

    Format: paperback
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    This interactive and festive follow-up to Supermarket Gremlins finds the mischievous characters getting ready for Christmas - with disastrous results!

    The Gremlines are hiding everywhere - from the tree to the chimney and even a bit too close to the turkey. Young readers will love lifting the flaps and finding them all.

    This rhyming story from Adam and Charlotte Guillain is packed with zany humour that complements Chris Chatterton's artwork!
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    He races, he roars and he offers a gentle hug!

    Children will have hours of fun playing with the friendly lion puppet who's neatly attached to the back cover of this book - he can be turned right the way around.

    Complemented by rhyming text and beautiful illustrations, this interactive book provides so much joyful fun. It's a great book for new parents who want to entertain their children.
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    Join Thomas the Tank Engine and friends for a festive sing-along!

    Young Thomas fans will love counting the number of Christmas items while singing the sweet adaptation of the 12 Days of Christmas song.

    The tabs make the board book perfect for little hands to hold and the eye-catching cover and familiar characters make it a joy to share as we all look forward to Christmas.

    It will make sure everything's on track in the build-up to the big day...
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    War Horse author Michael Morpurgo teams up with Cats Ahoy! illustrator Jim Field for this charming Christmas picture book.

    Every Christmas, Mia and her family read a letter from her Grandpa that fondly recalls his favourite memories and asks her (and everyone else!) to continue to care for and protect our precious world.

    A vital and timely story with a powerful message about the way we treat our environment.
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    A Boy, A Bear, A Balloon is an illustrated picture book that retells the story of Disney's hit Christopher Robin film starring Ewan McGregor.

    Christopher has grown up and lost his love for life. But then he is reunited with Pooh, Piglet, Tigger and Eeyore for the first time since childhood.

    As Christopher recalls memories of the Hundred Acre Wood family he grew up with, he realises that although the world is changing, the most important things remain constant and should be cherished.
  • Mr. Men Christmas Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780603573712 - Roger Hargreaves
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    Created by Roger Hargreaves, the Mr. Men characters are among the most recognisable and iconic in children's books. Their gentle adventures have entertained generations of children and in this set, they star in 10 festive tales!

    A cracking Christmas gift (or perfect for building excitement and anticipation in the build-up to the big day), the colourful books follow Mr. Quiet as he tries to enjoy a silent night and find the gang putting on a pantomime.

    The Mr. Men also try their hands at winter sports and enjoy a White Christmas. There's also a book that finds Mr. Forgetful trying to remember to buy his Christmas tree and one that looks at if Mr. Mean will be able to cheer up and enjoy the festivities.
    Format: paperback
  • Disney Storybook Collection - 26 Books - Collection - 9781912564682 - Disney
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    This is a magical collection of stories for any Disney fan! Featuring Dumbo, Toy Story and Moana, there are so many favourites to discover and enjoy.

    These engaging stories feature famous characters and stunning illustrations. They will help inspire a lifelong love of reading in any children who love the famous films!

    Format: paperback
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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.
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    What the Ladybird Heard's Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks team up once again for another magical adventure in The Girl, The Bear and the Magic Shoes.

    Josephine has bought some new running shoes but when she leaves the shoe shop she hears some strange noises - a bear is following her! Luckily, Josephine's shows are magical. Will they help her escape his clutches even though there's a mountain, bog and lake in her way?

    Full of excitement and imagination, this is a gorgeously glittery book.
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    Little Owl is preparing for a very big day... He's set to start school but he's not sure if it will be a hoot after all!

    Written by Debi Gliori and featuring artwork by There's a Boy Just Like Me illustrator Alison Brown, this book will strike a chord with any young children who are nervous about starting nursery or school.

    It follows Little Owl as he decides he'd much rather stay at home with Mummy and Baby Owl than go to a new school. However, when he gets there, he learns how to build a sandcastle and makes a new friend making all his fears and worries disappear.
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    This cracking Christmas board book has two-way colour sequins embedded inside every spread, providing a tactile treat for any children who are excited about the big day!

    Its rhyming text follows Santa's reindeer as they take part in a contest to see who is reindeer of the year: Dasher does a loop-the-loop; Dancer waltzes, hops and spins; and Cupid croons into a microphone. It's up to your child to decide who wins?

    The final page has Santa preparing to present the gold sequin trophy. This is a fun and festive story to read together.
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    The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson and Tyrannosaurus Drip illustrator David Roberts come together with a royal feast of a read for toddlers - The Cook and the King.

    Told in flowing, rhyming text, the funny story follows a fussy king who's always hungry but no cook is deemed good enough for him... Until Wobbly Bob comes along!

    Wobbly Bob is scared of everything - from catching fish to digging for potatoes. How will he convince the king to give him a job in his kitchen.
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    Pip and Posy are preparing for the perfect Christmas. They're decorating the tree with candy sticks and biscuits and even a sugar star.

    However, every time Posy leaves the room a decoration disappears. And soon there are no decorations left on the tree at all! Meanwhile, Pip is lying on the sofa, feeling sick. Could this all be related?

    This padded hardback is a charming Christmas story that gives children gentle lessons about the importance of telling the truth, being kind and brushing your teeth.
  • The Great Cheese Robbery and Other Stories Collection - 10 Books & CDs - Collection - 9781788810791 - Tim Warnes et al
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    From scary monsters to greedy bees and bears in beds to sleepy children, this picture book collection is packed with fun stories - all of which are brought to life by audiobook CDs full of sound effects and music.

    With some stories read by Justin Fletcher (Mr Tumble), these beautiful picture books are ideal for long journeys and lazy, stay-at-home days. They have gorgeous artwork and heart-warming plots.

    Format: paperback and CD
    Approximate running time 2 hours 55 minutes
  • My Carry Me Along Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781788812481
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    Meet Smudge the dog; read about a rhino with a big itch; and learn how to share with a pair of rabbits... These simple animal stories are heartfelt and full of gentle humour.

    Presented in a handled slipcase, each book also has a handle for easy transportation and features appealing artwork of characters children will love.

    There's also an incredible adventure story; a book about a wishing star; and a dinosaur tale.

    Format: paperback
  • Demolition Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781406387292 - Sally Sutton
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    Sally Sutton's absorbing picture books cover a theme that always appeals to children - demolition!

    Also covering construction, roadworks and featuring plenty of diggers, these vibrant books are full of shout-aloud noisy words, rhyming text and will help children understand the process of building - and demolishing.

    Their bright and bold artwork features everything from diggers to road signs.

    Format: paperback
  • Santa's House Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781788810807
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    From a beautiful bedtime book about sleepy bears to stories about snow angels and a garden full of magic, this is a fantastic collection of 20 festive tales.

    Presented in a Santa's House-shaped box (each book is a different size and has a brickwork sleeve to make up his slanted roof) with cut-out windows, these books will inspire children to read for pleasure and are perfect for enjoying in the build-up to the big day.

    Among the books are a story about a smiling snowman; a tale about a puppy getting lost in the snow; and a teddy writing a letter to Santa.

    Format: paperback
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    This book will be available to buy from October onwards. Click on 'Notify me' to receive an email when it's available to buy.

    This interactive Jolly Postman-style book follows Alex as he discovers there's a dragon living under the stairs of his house. He's not sure what to do, but knows a few people who may be able to help...

    The five envelopes featured in this book contain the letters Alex sent to the fire brigade, the butcher and other characters that he tried to get advice from about looking after his new friend.

    With eye-catching artwork, pull-out letters and a sweet plot, Emma Yarlett's story about a friendly yet fire-breathing dragon will brighten up any evening.
  • Santa's Little Bag of Books Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781509861514
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    Father Christmas flies his sleigh over all sorts of colourful scenes; he will help your children learn numbers 1 through 12; the first words; his elves learn first words; and the snowmen try to find the odd one out.

    These little Christmas books are fantastically festive and will help your children learn all sorts of first skills.
    Format: board back