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  • BKDT 12 years +
    12 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £20.00
    • Save £10.01
    Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy is one of the most compelling and influential series of modern times and now the acclaimed author is returning to the world of these novels with The Book of Dust, the first book in a new set of three.

    Malcolm Polstead and his daemon, Asta, live with his parents at the Trout Inn, near Oxford. Just across the River Thames is the Godstow Priory, where the nuns live. Malcolm knows the River Thames well through his canoeing (his boat is called La Belle Sauvage) and soon learns the priory has a guest staying - a baby by the name of Lyra Belacqua...

    An intelligent read that touches on all the vital and important themes Northern Lights (or The Golden Compass, if you prefer), The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass covered, this is a must-have for readers of all ages who enjoy thought-provoking fiction.
  • NARN 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £15.99
    • RRP £80.00
    • Save £64.01
    You can enter the enchanting world of Narnia without having to step through your wardrobe with this amazing 30-CD audio collection.

    Read by actors including Sir Kenneth Branagh, Lynn Redgrave, Sir Derek Jacobi and Sir Patrick Stewart, this is the complete collection of C.S. Lewis' classic series of Narnia books. All unabridged, they're perfect for reading along to with the books or for long journeys.

    From the sheer joy of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to the magic of The Chronicles of Narnia and the adventure of Prince Caspian, these are timeless tales full of myths and magic that are adored all over the world.
    Format: CD
    Unabridged
    Approximate running time: 31 hours

    CDs in this collection:
    The Magician's Nephew, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Horse and His Boy, Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair and The Last Battle.
  • EBJG 7 years +
    Allegra McEvedy
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £10.00
    Enid Blyton's stories are full of delicious food and this children's cookbook shows you how to make some meals the Famous Five would be proud of. Of course, there's also lashings of ginger beer!

    With ideas for every meal of the day, this is the perfect introduction for children to make and eat food with their favourite adults. From Famous Five-themed picnics to Malory Towers midnight feasts and party teas with the Folk of the Faraway Tree, these dishes are delicious.

    The 42 recipes in this book have been compiled by popular chef and Junior Bake Off TV judge, Allegra McEvedy.

    Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
  • HPCD 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £23.99
    • RRP £95.00
    • Save £71.01
    This set contains unabridged audio versions of the first three Harry Potter books - the perfect gift for young witches and wizards. They might not be on the Hogwarts Express but they can still enjoy the magic of these timeless tales.

    Narrated by Stephen Fry, they follow the young wizard Harry as he heads off to Hogwarts and battles with the evil Lord Voldemort. Everyone will be on tenterhooks as they listen to these gripping and timeless stories by J.K. Rowling.

    Running time: approx 35 hours
    Format: CD
    Unabridged

    CDs in this collection:
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Disc 1-7, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Disc 1-8, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Disc 1-10.
  • RBIT 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.99
    • RRP £20.00
    • Save £11.01
    Prepare to be amazed, astounded and ever so slightly disgusted by the weird and wonderful facts that feature in the all-new Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2018.

    An annual favourite and brilliant Christmas gift (but definitely not one for the squeamish), Ripley's looks at some strange but true occurrences from all around the globe.

    With a 3D cover and full-colour images throughout, this book has facts that will make you and your children's jaws drop and eyes pop out!
  • Hello Gruffalo! Collection - 4 Books in a Bag - Collection - 9781509861187 - Julia Donaldson
    HGBG Toddlers
    Julia Donaldson
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
    • RRP £15.96
    • Save £10.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
    This cloth bag contains four little Gruffalo board books that are fun and interactive. They're the perfect first books for little ones!

    These books will help children develop their observational skills and there's even a spot-and-find book for you to go through with them.
    Format: board book
  • Julia Donaldson Activity Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509878475 - Julia Donaldson
    JDAC 4 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    4 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £37.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
    Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's picture books including The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and What the Ladybird Heard are hugely popular with little ones and these 10 books are full of activities inspired by the stories.

    This collection contains three colouring books (each with over 20 scenes to decorate); four sticker books (with over 100 stickers each); and three activity books (with over 30 puzzles in each one).

    Your little ones will love completing the puzzles and joining in the fun.
    Format: paperback
  • Dr. Seuss: Classic Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780007967421 - Dr Seuss
    DSCC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £21.99
    • RRP £119.80
    • Save £97.81
    • Just £1.10 per book
    From Horton Hears a Who to The Cat in the Hat and The Lorax, Dr. Seuss's stories are timeless, zany and will be enjoyed on countless occasions.

    This slipcased collection contains 20 of his classic stories. Told in rhyme and with eye-catching artwork throughout, you'll be enjoying these crazy and funny tales just as much as the kids.

    Who will be your children's favourite characters?
    Format: paperback
  • Quest Adventures Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781784936860
    NQUE 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £59.88
    • Save £47.89
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Children can be heroes and create their own history, maths and science adventures with these 12 interactive books. All they have to do is solve the clues and answer the questions to complete the quests.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these will make learning fun and assist children with their studies at school. They'll also help develop problem-solving and decision-making skills.

    If children get a question wrong, they'll find clues that guide them along to the correct answer.
  • TWOO 9 years +
    Cressida Cowell
    9 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Cressida Cowell, the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon, kicks off a magical new adventure with The Wizards of Once.

    This hardback book is set in an ancient, magical time when Wizards and Warriors hated each other like poison. Magic used to live in the dark forests, but then the Warriors came... Xar is a young wizard boy who has no magic and Wish is a Warrior girl who owns a banned magical object that she will do anything to conceal...

    As the duo head towards the dungeons at Warrior Fort, they quickly notice something that has been sleeping for hundreds of years is stirring... They're going to have to put their differences aside in order to survive.

    This is an exciting and timely page-turning fantasy that tackles serious subjects such as the divisiveness nature of society with a deft lightness of touch. It even features some of Cressida's own incredible illustrations.
  • EBFC 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £10.99
    • Save £6.00
    This beautiful book contains 16 of the most popular stories from the New Testament, all retold by Enid Blyton - one of the world's favourite authors.

    Originally published between the 1940s and '60s, this book includes the likes of The Three Wise Men and The First Christmas. The stories are beautifully illustrated in black and white.
    Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
  • Marvel Readers Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9780241329771
    MARN 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £12.99
    • RRP £74.85
    • Save £61.86
    • Just £1.08 per book
    This is a Marvel-lous collection for any young superhero fan who is just learning to read. The fifteen books cover three different reading levels and are full of facts and information about Marvel's all-conquering characters.

    With books dedicated to the Avengers, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four and individuals including Spider-Man and Iron Man, they all contain facts, stats and original comic book artwork. There are even books dedicated to the villains who are determined to take our good guys down.

    The Marvel films are showing no signs of slowing down in popularity and if your children enjoy them on screen, they'll love reading about them on page. These will also appeal to those who don't normally pick up a book!

    Please note this collection contains two books at Reading Level 2 (beginning to read alone), five at Reading Level 3 (reading alone) and eight at Reading Level 4 (proficient readers).
  • My Little Pony Equestria Girls Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781408354391 - Perdita Finn et al
    MLPE 7 years +
    Perdita Finn et al
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £35.94
    • Save £27.95
    • Just £1.33 per book
    You've never seen the My Little Pony characters like this... They're now real girls!

    Princess Twilight Sparkle's crown has been stolen from the Crystal Empire so she has no choice but to retrieve it. As she follows the thief Sunset Shimmer, she finds herself transformed from a pony into a girl and she must learn about this strange new world in order to return home to Equestria.

    Luckily, the power and magic of friendship still remains in this new world and the girls she meets remind her of a certain group of ponies she knows back home... These are perfect for My Little Pony fans who are progressing to chapter books.
    Format: paperback
  • Meg and Mog Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780141376264 - Helen Nicoll & Jan Pienkowski
    MGMG 3 years +
    Helen Nicoll & Jan Pienkowski
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £49.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Meg and Mog are the spellbinding stars of Helen Nicoll and Jan Pienkowski's classic picture books and this collection includes 10 of their magical adventures.

    The bold, deceptively simple artwork is a treat for children to absorb while the stories are funny and can be enjoyed countless times. We love these books and know you and your children will, too!

    Throughout the books, the duo visit the zoo; head out to sea; and Meg starts driving a new car. Favourites for over 40 years, this is a brilliant collection for any little witch or wizard.
    Format: paperback
  • BMAS 5 years +
    Nadiya Hussain
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £9.00
    Nadiya Hussain is one of the nation's favourite bakers following her winning appearance on the Great British Bake Off and tremendously popular British Food Adventures series. She's also proven to be a successful children's author, with Bake Me a Story being a bestseller and huge favourite with Book People customers.

    This time around, Nadiya tells festive stories and presents recipes that complement them. Designed to bring families into the kitchen at the most wonderful time of the year, among the easy-to-bake recipes are cheesy-feet biscuits that go with the story of some odd socks and where they go at Christmas time; pastry to go with the Elves and the Chouxmaker; and a nut roast to go with 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.

    All the stories have gorgeous illustrations by Clair Rossiter and celebrate the joy of sharing.
  • OTDE 7 years +
    Emily Hawkins
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £9.00
    The Discovery Express is arriving at your destination... all aboard!

    It's 1937 and a professor on the verge of an important discovery has disappeared. Can your children solve the clues and track down this missing scientist? Along the way, they'll learn about the history of transport, meet incredible engineers and even unveil the design of the world's first jet engine.

    With plenty of flaps to lift and graphic novel-style illustrations, this adventure will spark the imagination of aspiring scientists and engineers! It also provides an enticing introduction to the history of transport.
  • ULSW 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £30.00
    • Save £20.01
    Explore every brick of the LEGO Star Wars universe with this essential hardback encyclopedia. It features the characters, creatures, locations, vehicles and equipment from the bestselling range inspired by the sci-fi saga.

    From the Jedi to the Rebels, Droids and Sith, it's a brilliant introduction to all the characters children see on screen and play with. There are also incredible facts and photographs of LEGO Star Wars vehicles and equipment including the various versions of Millennium Falcon. It even covers the most recent model of Han Solo's iconic spaceship - the largest (and most expensive) LEGO set ever sold to the public!
    You'll get to learn all about Minifigures including Yoda, Darth Maul and Rey. This is perfect for children who love LEGO and are excited about the release of The Last Jedi this December.
  • Noddy Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781444943184 - Enid Blyton
    NODY 5 years +
    Enid Blyton
    5 years +
    • £15.99
    • RRP £79.90
    • Save £63.91
    • Just £1.60 per book
    Join Noddy, Big Ears and friends in 10 Toyland adventures... the wonderful world of Enid Blyton starts here.

    This slipcased collection contains 10 of the original Noddy stories, all presented in hardback with original text and illustrations. They follow the little, wooden boy with the bell on his hat as he has his first encounter with Big-Ears and his move to Toyland.

    Throughout the books, Noddy looks for a job; uses his red-and-yellow car to make some money; and goes to school to learn some lessons when he gets a little bit too big for his boots.
    Book People and Enid Blyton: A Lifetime of Adventure
    Format: hardback
  • CCAP 5 years +
    Kirsteen Robson
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £3.00
    Enjoy an activity-filled Christmas with this cool book. It has over 200 festive puzzles, dot-to-dots, wordsearches, spot-the-differences and logic games to complete.

    Conveniently sized so it's suitable for stay-at-home days and long journeys over the Christmas period, this book is great for keeping children happily entertained while you put up the decorations and make plans.

    Among the activities are spotting the differences between two pictures of the manger, finding the correct plug that connects to the Christmas tree in a maze of wires and search-and-find activities based around Christmas morning.
  • POSN 3 years +
    Nick Butterworth
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £9.00
    The star of a CITV series, Nick Butterworth's Percy the Park Keeper is a popular character (8 million copies sold and counting) with children and this wintry story includes a fold-out poster.
    It's coming up to winter and the animals in the park need some extra food and warmth. Will Percy be able to find them somewhere to sleep for the night?

    It soon dawns on Percy that his hut is nice and warm, but if you invite one animal in, you'll have to ask them all... His hut is very small so it's going to be a little bit of a squash.
  • Skulduggery Pleasant Collection - 9 Books - Collection - 9780007967902 - Derek Landy
    SKDP 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £14.99
    • RRP £58.91
    • Save £43.92
    • Just £1.67 per book
    Derek Landy's Skulduggery Pleasant books are a treat. Funny, intelligent and full of adventure, the fast-paced novels star a wise-cracking skeleton detective and progress as they reach their dramatic and emotional climax. This great value collection includes all 9 books in a keepsake slipcase.

    Skulduggery is also a powerful magician, master of dirty tricks and burglary - but only for the greater good. He's joined on his adventures by 12-year-old Stephanie, a girl whose late uncle was a writer of horror. When she meets this hilarious and surly skeleton, she realises her uncle's books were not a work of fiction.

    Soon, Skulduggery and Stephanie will have to battle against all sorts of evil, but will they be able to stop bickering long enough to stop it? These books are perfectly pitched for younger readers and are a roller coaster of thrills and emotion.
    This collection contains books 1-9 in Derek Landy's Skulduggery Pleasant series
    Format: paperback
  • CHKY Toddlers
    Templar Internal Design
    Toddlers
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.00
    You'll love monkeying around with this fun book that has a cheeky and very cute chimp hand-puppet in its centre.

    With rhyming text and very cute illustrations throughout, you can entertain your children by making the monkey climb, hide, laugh and cuddle.

    It's sure to encourage hours of interactive play. If you turn your hand around, the monkey will turn all the way, too!
  • LTGW
    Owen Gildersleeve
    • £7.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £7.00
    Let it glow this Christmas with this wonderfully wintry book - that has real lights shining through small holes in the scenes on every page!

    A child is making his home through a winter wonderland and the die-cuts let the real lights shine through as he comes across everything from carol singers' candles to the stars in the sky and even one that sits atop a Christmas tree.

    A brilliant book for any child excited about Christmas.
  • Ladybird Read It Yourself Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9780241327852
    LBRY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £21.99
    • RRP £149.70
    • Save £127.71
    • Just 73.00p per book
    From the much-admired experts at Ladybird books comes this collection that includes a mixture of classics like The Ugly Duckling and contemporary favourites including Kung-Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon.

    Covering Levels 1-4, the 30 stories have been written in conjunction with educational experts and include a variety of key, high-frequency words that are vital when it comes to learning to read. A limited number of story words are also introduced and practised.

    These books will help build the confidence of new readers and as they tackle each level, they'll become more fluent and start to read independently. Many of the books include comprehension puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers and more detailed book band information.

    Level 1: For children who are ready to take their first steps in reading
    Level 2: For beginner readers who can read short, simple sentences with help
    Level 3: For more confident readers who can read simple stories with some help.
    Level 4: Longer stories for more independent, fluent readers.
    Format: paperback