Children's Fiction

Chapter Books for Kids

  • DFO2 5 years +
    Quentin Blake
    5 years +
    • £3.99
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    Part of the Little Gems series for not-so-confident readers (and those who struggle with dyslexia), this story is presented on high-quality cream paper and with a special easy-to-read font.

    Written by Quentin Blake, is the story of a heartbroken widow of a captain that drowned at sea who discovers a friendly amphibian at her lowest point. However, this is no ordinary frog - this one likes to dance!

    The duo are soon touring the world with their new routine, spreading light and laughter wherever they go...
  • Ready for Reading Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781848697409
    RDYR 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just 80.00p per book
    With each book containing games and activities to reinforce learning and to test their comprehension, the Ready Steady Read workbooks are ideal for children aged 3 and over who are just starting to build their reading confidence.

    The books covering Level 1 are first readers that will spark children's imaginations. They have short, straightforward sentences and fun, basic vocabulary and each story (with a maximum of 100 words) is easy to follow. Presented in large print, they're the perfect introduction to the joys of reading.

    The five Level 2 books have longer sentences and start to introduce new words into the simple vocabulary. With a maximum of 200 words, they have a bold design that will capture any young reader's eye.
  • Oxford Reading Tree: Snapdragons Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9780192759849
    SNAP 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
    • £15.99
    • RRP £149.70
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    • Just 53.00p per book
    Covering the Oxford Reading Tree Reading Levels 1-5, this huge collection has stories that will appeal to a wide variety of children. All written and illustrated by top authors, these books will help children develop their reading skills and captivate their imaginations.

    The books in this collection are presented in different shapes and sizes and are ideal for introducing children to a wider range of reading. Suitable for those aged 4 and designed to last until they're 6, there are simple picture books to start off with before moving onto the more advanced stories in the carefully levelled set.

    Very engaging, this collection contains stories about families, animals and familiar activities. There is even a sheet with advice on how parents can help children make the most of their reading.
  • Star Wars Readers Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9780241289020
    SWRF 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £14.99
    • RRP £74.85
    • Save £59.86
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Your little Jedi can learn how to read with characters from the Star Wars universe in this out-of-this-world collection.

    As it moves up through the reading levels 1 to 3, this 15-book collection will answer a new Star Wars fan's questions including 'What is a Wookiee?' and introduce the likes of C-3PO, Han Solo and Darth Vader.

    15 book collection covers reading levels 1-3.
  • My First Reading Library Collection - 50 Books - Collection - 9781409570202 - Various
    MFSC 3 years +
    3 years +
    (7)
    • £29.99
    • RRP £199.50
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    • Just 60.00p per book
    Perfect for sharing at bedtime and also a great way for children to get to grips with reading independently as they embark on their own reading journeys, this massive 50-book collection from Usborne will quickly become a bookshelf favourite.

    With gorgeous illustrations and easy-to-follow stories, the books will allow children to gradually take over a greater share of the reading, building their confidence all the time. The stories cover wishes, magic and animals and are sure to be returned to again and again.

    Of the books featured in this collection, 22 are from the Usborne Very First Reading range, which is designed specifically for shared reading, while 12 are from Level One and 16 from Level Two, which are designed for the child to take over a greater share of the story.
  • A Year of Rainbow Magic Boxed Collection - 52 Books - Collection - 9781408348246 - Daisy Meadows
    YORM 5 years +
    5 years +
    (6)
    • £29.99
    • RRP £263.48
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    • Just 58.00p per book
    This sparkling collection gives fairy fans the chance to enjoy one Rainbow Magic story a week for an entire year!

    A Book People favourite, these magical stories follow Rachel and Kirsty as they join the fairies in their ongoing battle with Jack Frost. Completely spellbinding and with easy-to-read, accessible text, they are full of fun and will appeal to any child who has just started to read independently.

    With 52 books to get through, this is a massive collection of fantastic stories at a magical Book People price. Who will be your child's favourite fairy?
  • Perfectly Poppy Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781782027409 - Michelle Jakubowski
    PERF 5 years +
    Michelle Jakubowski
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
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    • Just 87.00p per book
    Fans of Katie Morag will love following the stories of the loveable Poppy as she has all kinds of first experiences and exciting adventures in these fun-filled stories.

    Poppy has outgrown her bike but when Dad brings home a new one, she's worried it's too big and doesn't want to ride it. Can anyone, or anything, change her mind? She also heads to the beach on holiday, but it's not the dream she'd been hoping for - the sand is hot, the water's cold and the wind is, well... windy!

    She also starts playing football but doesn't want to practise. After a bad match, she wonders if it's worth the effort; she also welcomes a new puppy into the family but isn't too happy about the extra work a puppy brings.
  • Ladybird: Key Words Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780723296782
    LKWC 4 years +
    4 years +
    (7)
    • £29.99
    • RRP £107.64
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    • Just 83.00p per book
    With three books each spread across one of 12 different reading levels, Key Words with Peter and Jane uses some of the most frequent words in the English language as a starting point for learning to read successfully and confidently.

    Series A introduces new words, Series B provides further practice of these words and then Series C links reading with writing and phonics. All the words introduced in Series A and B are then reinforced in Series C.

    Scientifically researched and world renowned, the books follow Peter and Jane as they explore and have adventures. The traditional Ladybird style of artwork makes these great for parents to read along with children, too.
  • Walker Stories Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9781406353235 - Various
    WSTY 5 years +
    5 years +
    (20)
    • £16.99
    • RRP £141.70
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    • Just 57.00p per book
    For decades, Walker Books have created beautiful books that have become staples on the bookshelves of children.

    This impressive collection of 30 books - all with black-and-white illustrations - will introduce children aged 5 and over to a range of varied, familiar and easy-to-follow stories and even encompasses a range of real-life topics that will be sure to educate young children.

    From family to friends; home to hobbies; special occasions to amazing animals; and pets to playtime; as well as characters from a range of backgrounds and nationalities and themes including gentle morals for growing up, this brilliantly priced collection features plenty of tales that your primary school-aged child will love reading and returning to time and time again.
  • I am Reading Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509827220 - Colin West et al
    CF0132 4 years +
    Colin West et al
    4 years +
    • £8.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just 90.00p per book
    With large, easy-to-read type and hilarious plots, this collection contains 10 stories that are presented with full-colour illustrations and clear, easy-to-follow text.

    Ideal for children who are starting to move up to chapter books, the bright and bold artwork is certain to appeal to those aged 4 and over.

    The stories feature a mixture of animal characters and humans with special powers, including a witch who runs an animal hospital and a giant postman.
  • My Little Pony Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781408349380
    LPNY 6 years +
    6 years +
    (1)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £39.92
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Join Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and all the other characters from Equestria in this perfect My Little Pony collection.

    With eight first chapter books to read through, this is a bumper collection of stories that are ideal for those children (aged 6 and over) who are just starting to read. They will help children learn about the magic of friendship and there are even bonus activity pages at the back of every book.

    These are super, heart-warming stories that My Little Pony fans will enjoy over and over again: Twilight Sparkle casts a crystal heart spell; Pinkie Pie enjoys a rocking pony party; and Princess Celestia has to help with a royal rescue.
  • FLZ2 5 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, Follow the Swallow is a charming story all about friendship and exploration. It's been written especially for children starting to read by themselves.

    When Apollo the swallow flies to Africa, Chack the blackbird wants to send him a message. But Africa is far away. Can a jumpy dolphin, a grumpy camel, a greedy crocodile and a playful monkey help to deliver the message?

    Part of the Reading Ladder series, this book helps children enjoy learning to read. It features a well-loved author, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something exciting and engaging.
  • Collect-a-Pet Readers Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781783939473
    CAPR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £19.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    These charming early readers are just great for any child who has a love of animals. Focusing on ponies, rabbits, kittens and puppies, each book even comes with a free pet pendant!

    Short stories told in rhyme with cute illustrations throughout, the books will help develop reading skills and include fun facts about all the animals featured.

    Suitable for children aged 5+, the books feature great stories and amazing animals - what's not to love?
  • SF62 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
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    The Puffin Book of Stories for Six-Year-Olds is a fabulous collection with stories from favourite children's authors including Geraldine McCaughrean, Philippa Pearce, Penelope Lively and Catherine Storr. With an assortment that includes folk tales and ranges from Pandora's Box to How Trouble Made the Monkey Eat Pepper, there's something for everyone in this book.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • SNQ2 5 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    A fantastic football story, perfect for children learning to read. Written by Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo. Spinderella the spider has a passion for football!

    She tries to play a match with her brothers and sisters but she doesn't know how many spiders should be on each team. Even worse, she can't count the goals! Luckily for Spinderella, her Hairy Godmother has a plan...

    Part of the Reading Ladder series, this book helps children enjoy learning to read. It features a well-loved author, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something exciting and engaging.

    Perfect for readers growing in confidence and those beginning to enjoy longer stories, the book features clear type and a variety of sentence structures. It is also illustrated and uses a wider range of vocabulary.
  • MIP2 5 years +
    Michael Morpurgo
    5 years +
    • £2.99
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    Featuring characters from two of Michael Morpurgo's previous Little Gems books - Snug and the Castle in the Field - Minikid is a book full of countryside adventure.

    At school, they call him Bullet but Chris and Lisa call him Minikid. He's only come for a visit, but wherever he goes, trouble seems to follow... From orphan calves to wasps' nests, Minikid is fascinated by all the things he finds on the farm.

    Beautifully illustrated, this has been especially designed for those who struggle with reading (including dyslexic children), this is a very exciting story that will work as a wonderful introduction to Michael Morpurgo.
  • Judy Blume Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781447282433 - Judy Blume
    JUDB 7 years +
    Judy Blume
    7 years +
    (3)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £34.94
    • Save £27.95
    • Just £1.17 per book
    In worldwide-bestselling author Judy Blume's laugh-out-loud series for younger readers, Peter thinks he has the world's biggest problem - a naughty little brother called Fudge...

    Freshly illustrated by Kate Greenaway Medal-winning Emily Gravett, the Fudge books are very funny and perfect for bridging the gap between picture books and longer chapter stories. Throughout the books, Fudge's long-suffering brother has to put up with Fudge trying to sell their baby sister, Fudge's excitement about going on holiday and his attempts to steal Andrew's new turtle, Dribble!

    As well as the complete five-book Fudge series, this collection also contains another book from Judy Blume - Freckle Juice! Andrew dreams of having freckles like Nicky Lane... If he did, his mother would never notice when his neck was dirty and he'd never have to wash, meaning he'd never be late for school again!

    Please note: Father Christmas and the Tooth Fairy revelations feature in these books.
  • HHZ2 5 years +
    Francesca Simon
    5 years +
    • £2.99
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    A special 20th anniversary edition of the original collection of Horrid Henry stories, Francesca Simon's irresistibly naughty tales see our favourite trouble-magnet pretending to be perfect for the day (which causes far more chaos than Henry's usual bad behaviour) and falling out with next-door's Moody Margaret, as well as camping in France. Henry lives up to horrible expectations with plenty of grumpy and gruesome behaviour...

    Horrid Henry is ideal for encouraging reluctant readers from 5+ and this anniversary edition of the wicked and funny stories comes with brand new material for little ones to enjoy - Twenty Things You Didn't Know About Horrid Henry - and a fantastic double die-cut cover!
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780198411093 - Julia Donaldson
    SONB 4 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    4 years +
    (55)
    • £16.99
    • RRP £128.82
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    • Just 47.00p per book
    Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are especially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read.

    From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones.

    Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in primary school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
  • Ark Adventures Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781408335048 - Sally Grindley
    ARKA 6 years +
    Sally Grindley
    6 years +
    (6)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £39.92
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Crazy Chameleons, Giant Giraffes and Playful Penguins - you'll find all these animals and more as we step aboard the ark in the Ark Adventures Collection!

    Exciting and lively stories are wonderfully complemented by full-colour illustrations as Noah and his wife try their best to round up a variety of animals onto their ark before the storm hits - with varying degrees of success!

    Written by Smarties Prize winner Sally Grindley, these are perfect first readers that retell a familiar story in a funny and appealing way.
  • Mrs Pepperpot: Colour First Reader Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781782953494 - Alf Propysen
    MRSP 5 years +
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £19.95
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    • Just 67.00p per book
    Classic stories with a touch of magic, starring a character who has been entertaining young readers for over 50 years, Mrs. Pepperpot is what every children's character should aspire to be.

    Mrs. Pepperpot lives with her husband Mr. Pepperpot in a cottage in the countryside. But she has a secret... sometimes she will shrink down to the size of a pepperpot and explore the word with a bug's-eye-view. Learning to swim with a frog and tadpoles, riding a cat and minding a baby are great fun when you're so small, and young readers aged 5 and above are sure to have just as much fun as Mrs. Pepperpot as they enjoy the stories aloud.

    With bold, easy-to-read text, compelling and entertaining stories and classic charm, these books are beautifully illustrated. They are abridged reworkings of the original stories that will spark a love of reading from an early age.
  • MRX2 8 years +
    Alf Proysen
    8 years +
    (5)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Alf Proysen's Mrs Pepperpot is a resourceful character, but then this is important if you're liable to shrink to the size of a pepperpot at any moment! In Mrs Pepperpot Stories, readers will enjoy the gentle humour and ingenuity of our pint-sized heroine as she encounters a monstrous mousetrap, a crafty fox and a mountain of ice-cream! Readers from 5+ will be charmed by Mrs Pepperpot.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • AWX2 7 years +
    Enid Blyton
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Enid Blyton is a superb storyteller and in The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair, readers from 7+ will be enchanted by Mollie and Peter's fantastic journeys.

    The magical chair can not only grant wishes, but it also sprouts wings and transports the children to a giant's castle, the Land of Dreams and a disappearing island.

    These magic-filled stories provide lots of fun for young readers.
  • ODG2 7 years +
    Dick King-Smith
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    Dick King-Smith, best-loved author of Babe the Sheep-pig and countless other enchanting animal stories, has created another heroic animal character who will captivate young readers.

    Max the Hedgehog is a bright little animal with wits as sharp as his spines, so can he overcome the problem of how to cross the road to the park safely? Young animal lovers aged 7+ will enjoy this touching tale.