Kids' Clearance Sale

  • Journey's End - Paperback - 9780141183268 - RC Sherriff
    AADTJ 12 years +
    12 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    Set in the First World War, "Journey's End" concerns a group of British officers on the front line and opens in a dugout in the trenches in France. Raleigh, a new eighteen-year-old officer fresh out of English public school, joins the besieged company of his friend and cricketing hero Stanhope, and finds him dramatically changed ...Laurence Olivier starred as Stanhope in the first performance of "Journey's End" in 1928; the play was an instant stage success and remains a remarkable anti-war classic.
  • King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table - Paperback - 9781406318661 - Marcia Williams
    AASGC
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    This title presents a comic-strip re-telling of some of Britain's best-loved stories and legends. Aided by the magician Merlin, Arthur draws the sword from the stone to become King of Britain, and Lord of the Knights of the Round Table. Read of their valiant deeds as King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, Sir Galahad and other heroic knights rescue maidens, defend Excalibur and search for the Grail. Also publishing this month are "God and His Creations" and "Sindbad the Sailor".
  • Oxford School Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice - Paperback - 9780198328674 - William Shakespeare
    ACDEZ 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £4.49
    • RRP £6.99
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    Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. The Merchant of Venice is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes.
  • The Tempest - Paperback - 9780198325000 - William Shakespeare
    ACDEW 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £4.49
    • RRP £6.99
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    Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. The Tempest is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes.
  • Hamlet - Paperback - 9780198328704 - William Shakespeare
    ACDFC 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £4.49
    • RRP £6.99
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    Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. Hamlet is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes.
  • About a Boy - Paperback - 9780141007335 - Nick Hornby
    ACGLQ 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Will is a rich, child-free and irresponsible Londoner in his thirties who, in his search for available women, invents an imaginary son and starts attending single parent meetings. As a result of one of his liaisons he meets Marcus, a strange 12-year-old boy with problems at school. Gradually, Will and Marcus become friends and, as Will teaches Marcus how to be a cool kid, Marcus helps Will to finally grow up.
  • The Woman in Black - Hardback - 9781846685620 - Susan Hill
    ACSCJ 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    First published in 1983, The Woman in Black is Susan Hill's best-loved novel, and the basis for the UK's second longest ever running stage play, and a major film starring Daniel Radcliffe. Arthur Kipps, a young lawyer, travels to a remote village to put the affairs of a recently deceased client, Alice Drablow in order. As he works alone in her isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover disturbing secrets - and his unease grows when he glimpses a mysterious woman dressed in black. The locals are strangely unwilling to talk about the unsettling occurrence, and Kipps is forced to uncover the true identity of the Woman in Black on his own, leading to a desperate race against time when he discovers her true intent...
  • How Things Work Encyclopedia - Paperback - 9781409383000
    ADMVN 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Discover how things are made and work with this first reference for young readers, now in paperback. Help your child take an incredible look at the way things are made and how they work with this fantastic fact-packed "How Things Work Encyclopedia", which shows and explains everything. They'll discover how the human body stays alive, what keeps a plane in the sky, why fireworks go 'bang', the amazing process that makes a plant grow, and much, much more. Full of bite-sized facts, curiosity quizzes and special weird-or-what features kids will love getting their teeth into, there 's a lot to see and explore. This title is perfect for homework or just for fun. Let your child find out more about how things work in our incredible world.
  • The Sleeping Sword - Paperback - 9781405239622 - Michael Morpurgo
    ADVAA 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    From former Children's Laureate and award-winning author Michael Morpurgo comes The Sleeping Sword, reissued with a beautiful new cover.

    When Bun Bendle is struck blind he feels like he is drowning in blackness. But the discovery of an ancient tomb and a strangely familiar sword changes him forever.

    For Bun, a centuries-old power may lead to a bright future.
  • The Last Wolf - Paperback - 9780440865070 - Michael Morpurgo
    ADVCI 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    With The Last Wolf, Michael Morpurgo has created a sweeping and dramatic story in the time of Bonnie Prince Charlie.

    This spellbinding tale is complemented perfectly by Michael Foreman's illustrations. Robbie McLeod and a wolf cub, both orphaned, venture far from their birthplace, a land of rebellious fighters and vicious redcoats.

    There is little constancy in Robbie's adventurous life, save for the companionship of his wolf. But when at last Robbie finds a place where he can peacefully make his home, he knows in his heart that the wolf must find his own natural home too...
  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Penguin English Library Edition) - Paperback - 9780141389509 - Robert Louis Stevenson
    AFOSS 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    'All human beings, as we meet them, are commingled out of good and evil: and Edward Hyde, alone in the ranks of mankind, was pure evil' Published as a 'shilling shocker', Robert Louis Stevenson's dark psychological fantasy gave birth to the idea of the split personality. The story of respectable Dr Jekyll's strange association with 'damnable young man' Edward Hyde; the hunt through fog-bound London for a killer; and the final revelation of Hyde's true identity is a chilling exploration of humanity's basest capacity for evil. This edition also includes Stevenson's chilling story 'The Bottle Imp'. The "Penguin English Library" - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.
  • Collins Classics: Oliver Twist - Paperback - 9780007350889 - Charles Dickens
    ASZHS
    • £1.99
    • RRP £2.50
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    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'Oliver Twist has asked for more!' Fleeing the workhouse, Oliver finds himself taken under the wing of the Artful Dodger and caught up with a group of pickpockets in London. As he tries to free himself from their clutches he becomes immersed in the seedy underbelly of the Capital, amongst criminals, prostitutes and the homeless. Dickens scathing attack on the cruelness of Victorian Society features some of his most memorable and enduring characters, including innocent Oliver himself, the Artful Dodger, Fagin, Bill Sikes and Nancy.
  • Oliver Twist - Hardback - 9781402726651 - Charles Dickens
    ASZKU
    • £3.99
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    Dickens' timeless novel transports young readers to a colorful Victorian England filled with mistreated orphans, grim workhouses and gangs of thieving children. The hero finds himself in dire circumstances but escapes to London, where he becomes involved with criminals...and finally finds a real home. Abridged for easier reading and carefully rewritten, with "Classic Starts[trademark]", young readers can experience the wonder of timeless stories from an early age.
  • Romeo and Juliet - Paperback - 9780007902361 - William Shakespeare
    BFBGJ
    • £1.99
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    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night.' Arguably the greatest love story ever told, Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet continues to touch modern audiences with its passionate depiction of the tragic romance between two young lovers. With a bitter feud between their respective families, Romeo and Juliet's love is troubled from the start, and through their relationship, Shakespeare shows the fine line between love, hatred, comedy and tragedy.
  • The Tempest - Paperback - 9780007902354 - William Shakespeare
    BFBIC
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    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'We are such stuff As dreams are made on; and our little life Is rounded with a sleep.' Magical and dreamlike in its tone, Shakespeare's The Tempest begins with a storm of epic proportions and a shipwreck. Banished from Italy, Prospero lives on a remote island with his daughter. Using his magic, he vows to seek revenge on the injustice dealt to him by his brother, but in doing so, Shakespeare questions the difficulty of distinguishing 'men' from 'monsters', and the realities of justice.
  • Macbeth - Paperback - 9780007350988 - William Shakespeare
    BFPAT
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    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'Stars, hide your fires! Let not light see my black and deep desires.' One of Shakespeare's darkest and most violent tragedies, Macbeth's struggle between his own ambition and his loyalty to the King is dramatically compelling. As those he kills return to haunt him, Macbeth is plagued by the prophecy of three sinister witches and the power hungry desires of his wife.
  • The Island - Hardback - 9781741752663 - Armin Greder
    BJVAX 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £8.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    In the morning the people of the island found a man sitting on the shore, there where fate and the ocean currents had set him and his frail raft in the night. When he saw them coming towards him, he rose to his feet.He was not like them. This internationally acclaimed, award-winning picture book is astonishing, powerful and timely.
  • We Wish You A Merry Christmas - Hardback - 9781785577734
    SYMC Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (1)
    • £1.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    Children can learn the words to the beloved song We Wish You a Merry Christmas with this super-festive sound book.

    Press the button to play the famous tune and pore over the gorgeous illustrations of friendly penguins and polar bears getting ready for the big day.

    This sweet and seasonal book is guaranteed to inspire children's imaginations in the build-up to Christmas.
  • Winter Wonderland Sticker Book - Paperback - 9781474953573 - Fiona Watt
    WWST 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Your children will be enchanted as they work their way through this magical and festive sticker book. It's packed with winter wonderland scenes to decorate with amazing animal characters.

    Among the scenes are a snowy market square, a toboggan race and a sleigh ride. This book is perfect for keeping children entertained on frosty mornings and rainy afternoons in the build-up to the most wonderful time of the year.
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books - 4 Books - Paperback - 9780141341415 - Jeff Kinney
    ACMVY 9 years +
    9 years +
    (3)
    • £19.49
    • RRP £25.00
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    This title includes such books as: "Diary of a Wimpy Kid"; "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules"; "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw"; and, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days". Get the first four books in this mega-selling series in one brilliant Wimpy Kid set - the funniest books you'll ever read.
  • Dick Bruna's Christmas - Hardback - 9781471121128 - Dick Bruna
    DBCH 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £10.00
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    With its gold-embossed cover, this gorgeous 50th anniversary edition of Miffy author Dick Bruna's Christmas will delight anyone lucky enough to receive it.

    Retelling the Nativity story in an iconic style, it's a wonderful treat for this time of year and is sure to become a favourite with all the family.
  • Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse - Paperback - 9780141346816 - Rick Riordan
    AGYUP 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £5.49
    • RRP £6.99
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    "Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse" is the third book in Rick Riordan's bestselling fantasy adventure series. Now with a thrilling new cover look. "Half Boy. Half God. ALL Hero". It's not every day you find yourself in combat with a half-lion, half-human. But when you're the son of a Greek God, it happens. And now my friend Annabeth is missing, a Goddess is in chains and only five half-blood heroes can join the quest to defeat the doomsday monster. Oh and guess what. The Oracle has predicted that not all of us will survive ...Rick Riordan is the Mythmaster. The Greek Gods are alive and kicking - go to the website and see for yourself. "Witty and inspired. Gripping, touching and deliciously satirical". ("The Times"). "Puns, jokes and subtle wit, alongside a gripping storyline". ("Telegraph"). "Perfectly paced, with electrifying moments chasing each other like heartbeats". ("New York Times"). "It's Buffy meets Artemis Fowl. Thumbs up". ("Sunday Times"). "Funny and fast-paced...Percy is a hero that every kid will want to emulate". ("Sunday Express"). "Funny ...very exciting ...but it's the storytelling that will get readers hooked. After all, this is the stuff of legends". ("Guardian"). About the author: Rick Riordan is an award-winning mystery writer. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons. "Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief", Rick's first novel featuring the heroic young demigod, was the overall winner of the Red House Children's Book Award in 2006. Books by Rick Riordan: "The Percy Jackson" series: "Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief", "Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters", "Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse", "Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth", "Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian", and, "Percy Jackson: The Demigod Files". "The Heroes of Olympus" series: "The Lost Hero", "The Son Of Neptune", "The Mark of Athena", and, "The Heroes of Olympus: The Demigod Files". "The Kane Chronicles" series: "The Red Pyramid", "The Throne of Fire", and, "The Serpent's Shadow".
  • Sugarlump and the Unicorn - Paperback - 9781447240198 - Julia Donaldson
    AJPAV 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £6.29
    • RRP £6.99
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    If you're looking for a book to share with your little one, look no further than Sugarlump and the Unicorn by The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson will not fail to impress.

    When Sugarlump the rocking horse wishes to see the world, a magical unicorn turns him into a real horse so he can explore what lies outside his room. But soon, after all the trotting, galloping and dancing around the farm, race track and even the circus, Sugarlump realises the one thing he's really longing for is his home and the children who loved him that he left behind. Will the unicorn be able to grant him one more wish?

    A magical story with a classic appeal told by the flawless Julia Donaldson, with stunning illustrations by Lydia Monk to really add warmth and wonder, Sugarlump and the Unicorn is a glittering tale of magic and wonder. Adventure-loving little ones will be enthralled by this picture book!
  • Inspirational Lives: Ellie Simmonds - Paperback - 9780750283670 - Clive Gifford
    AQCKM 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. This title looks at the life of Ellie Simmonds, the troubles she has overcome and the sacrifices she has made to become the swimming champion that she is today.

    Learn about her performances at the Beijing Olympics and at London 2012, and how she has made an impact on Paralympic sport.