Children's Books

Children's Fiction Books

  • Pamela Butchart Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780857638816 - Pamela Butchart
    PAMB 7 years +
    Pamela Butchart
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £34.95
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    • Just £1.60 per book
    Headteachers who are vampire rats; demon dinner ladies; baby aliens... they all appear in these hilarious school stories from the Blue Peter Award-winning Pamela Butchart.

    Zany, crazy and illustrated by Thomas Flintham, these five books will have children laughing all the way through as Izzy and her friends uncover all sorts of startling secrets. Set in a primary school, their suspicions of the new head are raised when they realise he has his blinds drawn all day. Then he bans garlic bread at lunchtime...

    Matilde is the new girl at school and Izzy has been told to look after her, but then she realises Matilde might just be hiding a secret - a spy secret! There are also some tongue-in-cheek retellings of Shakespeare's plays for children of all ages to enjoy.
  • LMID 13 years +
    Cassandra Clare
    13 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    The first book in Cassandra Clare's The Dark Artifices series, Lady Midnight is a sequel to the bestselling Mortal Instruments series.

    It's been five years since the events of the City of Heavenly Fire almost brought the Shadowhunters to the brink of oblivion and Emma Carstairs is now a young woman hell-bent on avenging her losses.

    While doing this, Emma finds herself investigating a demonic plot that stretches all across Los Angeles - from the Sunset Strip to the beaches of Santa Monica. However, Emma's heart is leading her into dangerous waters...

    To make things even more complicated, Mark has returned as a bargaining chip after being captured by the faeries five years ago. The faeries want to find out who is murdering their kind and they need the Shadowhunters' help to do it. But time works differently in faerie, so Mark has barely aged and doesn't recognise his family. Can he ever return to him? And can the faeries really be trusted?
  • Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9780141371337 - Roald Dahl
    NROJ 7 years +
    Roald Dahl
    7 years +
    • £21.99
    • RRP £98.85
    • Save £76.86
    • Just £1.47 per book
    There are no other authors quite like Roald Dahl. A supreme storyteller with a wicked sense of humour, his characters and stories are timeless and unforgettable.

    With striking new artwork to celebrate the Roald Dahl 100 celebrations and a keepsake slipcase featuring Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations, this 15-book collection brings together all Dahl's classic children's novels.

    From Mr. Hoppy and Mrs Silver to Mr. & Mrs Twit; and from giant peaches to magic medicines; this is a collection bursting with unique characters, hilarious situations and unforgettable storylines - as well as Dahl's wicked sense of humour.

    An essential addition to any bookshelf, the likes of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Witches and Fantastic Mr. Fox have shocked, excited and entertained generations of children and now's your chance to own them all - whatever your age!
  • The Secret Seven Collection - 16 Books - Collection - 9781444936285 - Enid Blyton
    SVCC 7 years +
    Enid Blyton
    7 years +
    • £15.99
    • RRP £111.84
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Written by Enid Blyton - one of the world's favourite children's writers and the author who brought the world The Famous Five, Malory Towers and The Naughtiest Girl series - The Secret Seven are a group of friends who meet in a shed and solve some startling mysteries.

    Peter, his sister Janet, and their friends Jack, Colin, George, Pam and Barbara make up the Secret Seven. They meet in a shed with 'S.S' on the door and to get in you'll need to know the password and wear the right badge. Peter is head of the society and he makes jolly well sure that everyone abides by the rules...

    While the gang eat cake and drink lemonade, they puzzle over the peculiar goings-on in their local community and make it their mission to put things right. To do this, they have to keep watch, search for clues and ask the right questions. From burglaries to stolen animals and missing children, there's always a case to be cracked!
  • HPCC
    • £10.00
    • RRP £20.00
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    The Eighth Story
    Nineteen years later

    This is the book Harry Potter fans have been waiting for - the full script of the record-breaking West End play that picks up the magical story of Harry Potter, 19 years after the Battle of Hogwarts and events of The Deathly Hallows.

    The Boy Who Lived is now an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three children. While he grapples with the legacy of his past, his youngest son Albus is also contending with living in his father's shadow. Soon, the past and present are fusing together and both Potters will discover how darkness can come from the most unexpected places...

    Not a novel, but the script that the West End actors have been wowing audiences with, this book is based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne.
  • DWAC 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £17.99
    • RRP £80.00
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    David Walliams' Dahl-esque books are hugely popular with children and many of them have been adapted into hit BBC shows. Here are eight of his books in audiobook format, so the whole family can listen and laugh to them - wherever you go!

    Coming in a handy tin, the collection includes The Boy in the Dress, Mr Stink, Billionaire Boy, Gangsta Granny, Ratburger, Demon Dentist, Awful Auntie and Grandpa's Great Escape. All the stories are read by David himself and on some of them he's joined by special guests including Nitin Ganatra, Michael Gambon and his old Little Britain partner Matt Lucas.

    A bumper-tastic story collection full of heart and humour, thes are stories you'll want to listen to over and over again.

    Running time: 30 hours
    Tin size: 145 x 145mm

    CDs in this collection:

    Mr Stink - Disc 1-3, Billionaire Boy - Disc 1-3, Gangsta Granny - Disc 1-3, Demon Dentist - Disc 1-4, Grandpa's Great Escape - Disc 1-5, Ratburger - Disc 1-3, Boy - Disc 1-2, Awful Auntie - Disc 1-4
  • The Wonderful World of Dr Seuss Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780007823505 - Dr. Seuss
    WWDS 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £21.99
    • RRP £119.80
    • Save £97.81
    • Just £1.10 per book
    The Cat in the Hat, Thing 1 and Thing 2, The Grinch, The Lorax... Dr. Seuss' creations are timeless and here you can read all of the stories starring this zany cast of characters for one unbelievable Book People price.

    With 20 books of crazy rhymes and weird and wonderful characters to enjoy, this collection even contains some you may not be familiar with just yet - making it all the more fun to read!

    Wild, wacky and energetic, you'll love reading these books almost as much as your children will enjoy listening to you read them. With 20 hardbacks displayed in a box, it's sure to inspire a lifelong love of quirky reads in your children.

    Please note each book size is 160 x 115mm
  • Lucy's Winter Stories Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780192758576 - Anne Booth
    LYSR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.97
    • Save £9.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    This collection features three magical tales about a little girl called Lucy and the bond she forms with the animal friends she meets over the winter months.

    Ideal for fans of Holly Webb, the stories contain simple language and short chapters, making them ideal for newly independent readers. There are even illustrations from Sophy Williams to add to the joy.

    Lucy has a big secret - Santa's left her a little reindeer to look after. But when Starlight falls ill just before he's due to deliver the presents, it will be up to Lucy to make him better and save Christmas. There's also an otter in need of rescuing; and a special snow globe that might just inspire a Christmas miracle...
  • The Maze Runner Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781911077664 - James Dashner
    MZRN 13 years +
    James Dashner
    13 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £31.96
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    • Just £1.75 per book
    The Maze Runner films starring Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario and Aidan Gillen have proven to be huge successes, but we reckon you'll enjoy the sensational books even more. You won't believe what happens!

    Thomas wakes up all alone in a lift in The Maze Runner and all he can remember is his name... when this lift cranks open, he finds he has landed up at the Glade - a camp set up in the centre of a terrible maze. And then he meets the Gladers, an army of boys who are not too impressed with his arrival. When a girl arrives carrying a vital message, everyone will have to pull together to make it through the maze - or face certain death.

    The Scorch Trials and The Death Cure continue this exciting story with shocks, thrills and spills that go beyond the maze and The Kill Order is a prequel that gives the concept even more weight. A combination of The Hunger Games, Lord of the Flies and Patrick Ness' Chaos Walking trilogy, these are young adult novels of the highest calibre.
  • Shirley Hughes' Trotter Street Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781406373875 - Shirley Hughes
    SHTR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £19.96
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    With black and white illustrations, these books from Shirley Hughes describe the experiences of the children and families living on Trotter Street.

    Wonderfully traditional, there's the story of a new baby arriving; a birthday surprise is in store; a big concrete lorry heads down the street; and everyone is excited to meet the Snow Lady.

    A lovely treat for children, full of familiar situations.
  • TGAC 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £50.00
    • Save £40.01
    Liz Pichon's award-winning Tom Gates books have delighted so many children in print and now the whole family can enjoy these crazy stories in audiobook format.

    All read by Rupert Grint (who you'll know as Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films), these are witty stories to enjoy on long journeys and at home.

    Perfect for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, they follow Tom as he is tormented by annoying sisters, mean teachers and oh-so-sneaky classmates.

    Running time: 10 hours, 35 minutes

    CDs in this collection:
    The Brilliant World of Tom Gates - Disc 1-2, Tom Gates: Excellent Excused and Other Good Stuff - Disc 1-2, Tom Gates: Everything?s Amazing (Sort of) ? Disc 1-2, Tom Gates: Genius Ideas (Mostly) - Disc 1-2, Tom Gates is Absolutely Fantastic (at some things) - Disc 1-2
  • Trebizon Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780603572937 - Anne Digby
    TRBN 9 years +
    Anne Digby
    9 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £34.95
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    • Just £1.60 per book
    Boarding school stories for children aged 8 and over, set in Cornwall, The Trebizon books will appeal to any children who enjoy Enid Blyton's Malory Towers series.

    These five stories have been written by Anne Digby, the author of the seven follow-ups to Enid Blyton's Naughtiest Girl books and follow new girl Rebecca Mason as she arrives for her first day at the famous boarding school, Trebizon.

    Anxious to prove herself, Rebecca writes an article for the school magazine but it unexpectedly triggers a row and half the school turns against her. But it turns out she does have friends after all - and they're happy to look out for her. She has to deal with warring friends; competes in a sponsored surfing competition; has to understand why her friend Mara is being accompanied by a bodyguard; and tries to gain a place in the county's junior tennis squad.
  • Flat Stanley Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780603572944 - Jeff Brown et al
    FLTS 5 years +
    Jeff Brown et al
    5 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £39.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    A world-famous character, Flat Stanley heads off on all kinds of exciting adventures in this 10-book collection.

    Written by Jeff Brown and truly worthy of his status as one of the icons of children's literature, the books follow Stanley Lambchop as he visits Canada, Africa, China, Australia and so many other exciting destinations.

    Stanley was an ordinary boy but then one night a giant pinboard fell on top of him, leaving him completely flat. At first, Stanley found his new body fun - who wouldn't want to slide under doors and be posted to friends on the other side of the country? But then he began to wish he could just be like everyone else again...
  • My Naughty Little Sister Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780603572951 - Dorothy Edwards
    MNGS 6 years +
    Dorothy Edwards
    6 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £29.95
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This collection contains five cheeky, touching and funny stories from Dorothy Edwards; all of which will strike a chord with siblings who love to wind each other up...

    Illustrated by Shirley Hughes, the stories focus on Harry's naughty little 3-year-old sister and all of her crazy antics. Throughout the books she tries to cut off the cat's tail and eat all of Harry's birthday trifle; refuses to have her photo taken; makes friends with a mouse; helps Grannie make a Christmas pudding; and goes exploring a chimney.

    A classic inspiration for the likes of Dirty Bertie and Horrid Henry, the stories were based on Dorothy's own younger sister and the situations she finds herself in will be very familiar - for both children and their parents.
  • My Little Pony Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781408349380
    LPNY 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £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 5 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.
  • FXGK 7 years +
    Michael Morpurgo
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    The city of Leicester has had a remarkable few years with the discovery of the remains of Richard III in a car park and then the football team's fairy tale Premier League victory.

    Now War Horse author Michael Morpurgo has combined these incredible events in one stunning story. The Fox and the Ghost King follows a leash of football-loving foxes who are fed up with watching their team always lose. Just as they think things will never improve, Daddy Fox finds the ghost of a king buried under a car park...

    This king only wishes to be free and makes a deal with Daddy Fox. If he can be free, the king will grant his greatest wish. Will things change for the footy-loving foxes? This is a stunning hardback edition of a story that covers recent history in a way that only the former Children's Laureate can.
  • The Famous Five: Complete Collection - 22 Books - Collection - 9781444936278 - Enid Blyton
    FFCC 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £24.99
    • RRP £153.78
    • Save £128.79
    • Just £1.14 per book
    With mysteries, adventure and lashings of ginger beer, The Famous Five have entertained generations of young readers. In fact, the books have never been out of print!

    Here, in a keepsake box, you can enjoy all 21 novels that follow Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog as they visit some thrilling places and explore and uncover all sorts of secrets. To complete the set, there's a book of short stories about our favourite would-be detectives. Every book features the extant original text from the 1940s and '50s.

    From Kirrin Island to the lighthouse at Demon's Rocks and farms, castles, caves and secret passages galore, the gang outwit thieves, seek hidden treasure and encounter spook trains in their exciting journeys. Illustrated by Eileen Soper, this complete set of books shows how courage and determination can always help children achieve great things.
  • MMAC 9 years +
    Michael Morpurgo
    9 years +
    • £17.99
    • RRP £80.00
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    With 10 stories across 28 CDs and an approximate running time of 29 hours, this collection of audiobooks from Michael Morpurgo is full of simply wonderful stories.

    Including the likes of Private Peaceful, Born to Run and War Horse - the book that inspired both the long-running West End play and blockbuster film directed by Steven Spielberg - these are wonderful stories that will be listened to over and over again. The whole family will be captivated on long journeys.

    The books are read by a host of actors and celebrities including Derek Jacobi, Jenny Agutter, Luke Treadaway and even Michael himself!

    CDs in this collection:
    War Horse (Discs 1-3), The Butterfly Lion (Discs 1-2), Kaspar (Discs 1-2), Private Peaceful (Discs 1-4), Farm Boy, Born to Run (Discs 1-3), Kensuke's Kingdom (Discs 1-3), Shadow (Discs 1-3), An Elephant in the Garden (Discs 1-4), The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips (Discs 1-3)
  • DC Superheroes Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781782027300
    DCSU 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £47.88
    • Save £37.89
    • Just 83p per book
    This 12-book collection provides a super introduction to chapter books with the help of DC Comics' famous heroes including Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman.

    Illustrated in a style that is instantly appealing to children aged 7 and over, the stories are easy to read, very exciting and find our heroes battling against some vile villains.

    Superman has to deal with a shrinking city; Captain Cold fights it out in a blizzard battle; and Batman finds himself facing up against the Puppet Master.
  • Kiera Cass: The Selection Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007959938 - Kiera Cass
    CCSS 13 years +
    13 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £39.95
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    • Just £1.60 per book
    Containing all five books in Kiera Cass' bestselling The Selection series in a lovely slipcase, these books are not only great for teens who enjoy love stories but also fans of dystopian fiction.

    America Singer is 17 years old and has been offered the chance of a lifetime. She's been chosen alongside 34 other beautiful girls to battle it out for the love of Prince Maxon on reality TV. She finds herself swept up in a world of elaborate gowns, glittering jewels and decadent feasts and is surprised when the prince takes a special interest in her, much to the outrage of the other contestants...

    Rivalry within The Selection is fierce and many contestants will break the rules to achieve their goal. But America has a secret that could not only throw the whole competition, but change her life forever...
  • Princess Disgrace Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781407177632 - Lou Kuenzler
    DISG 7 years +
    Lou Kuenzler
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.96
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Princess Grace is a brave, funny and clever girl, but she's certainly not the most graceful. In this hilarious series, fans of The Worst Witch and The Naughtiest Girl in School series can enjoy reading about her first few terms at Princess Academy.

    In her first term, she's excited to learn how to be a proper princess and is making friends, despite Princess Precious being mean to her. In Grace's second term, she falls out with Izumi and Scarlet and it appears that everything is going wrong - until a talent competition changes everything.

    The third term finds Grace excited to start swimming lessons with real mermaids, but her friend Scarlet is not so sure. as she's terrified of water; Winter Term at Tall Towers finds all the princesses looking forward to learning to skate on the frozen lake, especially when they hear that one of them will star in a performance with famous dancer Glacia Blizzard - but it turns out she's hiding a dangerous secret.
  • 6DWK 7 years +
    Jeff Kinney
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a worldwide bestseller that is cracking kids up from New York to Newcastle!

    When Greg finds himself thrust into a new school where undersize weaklings like him share the corridors with other kids who are taller, meaner and already shaving, he decides to piggyback on the popularity of his friend Rowley and finally become cool.

    Children from 9+ will love reading the hilarious story of how Greg and Rowley's friendship is tested to the limits!
  • Wombles Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781408856765 - Elisabeth Beresford
    WOMP 7 years +
    Elisabeth Beresford
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £41.94
    • Save £33.95
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Underground, overground, Wombling free, the Wombles of Wimbledon star in this six-book collection.

    Adorned with fresh and beautiful illustrations from Nick Price, Elisabeth Beresford's much-loved original stories follow the lives of the Wombles as they find novel ways to 'Make Good Use of Bad Rubbish' and recycle everyday goods they find on Wimbledon Common.

    With classic characters like Uncle Bulgaria, Orinoco, Madame Cholet and Bungo all featuring, this is a collection to be cherished by any young reader who wants to help the environment.
  • DIV2 11 years +
    Veronica Roth
    11 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    The world has changed and the future citizens of Chicago are forced to live in a society that has divided itself into five factions: Abnegation (the selfless), Amith (the peaceful), Candor (the honest), Dauntless (the brave) and Erudite (the intelligent).

    When children turn 16, they are given an aptitude test which will decide which faction they should belong to. As Tris approaches this landmark occasion, she is forced to make a terrible decision and leaves her family behind as she searches for where she truly belongs. Shocked by the brutality of her faction, she quickly comes to realise she can trust no one, but also finds herself drawn to a boy who seems to threaten and protect her... Pacy and electrifying, you'll be hooked throughout!

    With the hit film adaptation, starring The Fault in Our Stars' Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, becoming one of 2014's highest grossing films, now is the right time to read Queen of Teen 2014 nominee Veronica Roth's Divergent - especially as sequel Insurgent will be in cinemas come 2015!