Children's Books

Early Years Books

  • Elmer Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781783446490 - David McKee
    ELMR 3 years +
    David McKee
    3 years +
    • £11.99
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    Elmer is a favourite with toddlers all over the world and this collection brings together 10 classic stories starring the patchwork elephant.

    Written and illustrated by David McKee, the vibrant colours will catch the eye of any young child while the gentle stories find Elmer waiting for a storm to end so he can see a rainbow; playing in the snow; and on the hunt for Baby Elephant's lost teddy.

    These books also help children understand that everyone is different and that this is something to celebrate.
    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
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    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
  • Hello Gruffalo! Collection - 4 Books in a Bag - Collection - 9781509861187 - Julia Donaldson
    HGBG Toddlers
    Julia Donaldson
    Toddlers
    • £4.00
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    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
  • STSF 3 years +
    Peter Bently
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £10.99
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    Written by Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Peter Bently and illustrated by Anna Chernyshova, Santa Selfie explains how it's not easy to relax on holiday when you're as famous as the man in the red suit.

    Wherever he goes, Santa is recognised and he's beginning to find it a struggle. All he wants is a break away from Christmas but whether he's in Paris, Sydney or at the Great Wall of China, someone always recognises him. That's a problem when you're one of the most famous people in the world...

    He can't even do his hobbies or eat his lunch without getting interrupted for a photograph. This heart-warming and funny hardback has a smart message about the perils of being famous and even comes with a pull-out photo frame so your children can see themselves in one of Santa's festive selfies.
  • Kipper and Friends Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781444943191 - Mick Inkpen
    KPRF 3 years +
    Mick Inkpen
    3 years +
    • £6.00
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    Mick Inkpen is a hugely popular children's author and this five-book collection is full of fun stories. There are books starring Kipper - a dog beloved throughout the world - and the ever-popular Wibbly Pig.

    Beautifully illustrated by Inkpen, these books follow Kipper as he learns about baby animals and finds Wibbly Pig meeting a toucan. There's also a book about a bear getting ready for bedtime and a fantastic story about Snapdragon, who keeps eating the letters from the words in the books. Can Bookmouse and the Woollywolves help him?

    There is also a book called We Are Wearing out the Naughty Step... Does that sound familiar?
    Format: paperback
  • Camilla and Friends: Pink Limo Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781786926418 - Tim Bugbird
    CFPL 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £14.99
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Coming in a cool - and fetching pink - limo-shaped box, these 10 charming stories are all about fairies, cute animals and even a polar bear.

    Filled with sweet illustrations, fun text and coming with four stacking blocks, these are exciting books that children will love and return to again and again.

    Perfect for sharing, these padded hardbacks feature cool characters including Camilla the Cupcake Fairy, Paulette the Pinkest Puppy and Posie the Kitten.

    Format: hardback
  • Carry Me Sing Along Board Book & CD Collection - 3 Books - Other - 9781785982880
    PG0221
    • £4.00
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    These three carry-along board books come with CDs full of singalong nursery songs. From Humpty Dumpty to Pat-a-Cake, Pat-a-Cakes and Row, Row, Row Your Boat, these are familiar and timeless tales.

    With fantastic illustrations by Kate Toms, these books are easy to read and perfect for sharing. The songs on the CDs (10 on each) are delightfully sung by a group of children. Your young readers won't be able to resist joining in!

    Format: board book
  • My Adventure Books Collection - 3 Books - Other - 9781911006138
    PG0245
    • £4.00
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    Set sail for the high seas; blast off into outer space; and enjoy a day at the zoo with this collection of three peep-through-the-page board books.

    Written and illustrated by Lucy Barnard, each book is packed with friendly characters and will help children learn about these popular topics.

    They'll love peeping through the pages to see what's coming next...
    Format: board book
  • Ladybird Learners Collection - 4 Books - Other - 9780241294116
    PE0092
    • £4.00
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    These Ladybird Learners books introduce young children to animals, things found at home, things that go and first colours. Presented in sturdy board book format, they feature stunning illustrations by Martina Hogan.

    Toddlers will have hours of fun finding and naming the colourful objets on each page and will want to return to these again and again.

    Format: board book
  • My First Stickers Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781787003903
    FRTS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £2.99
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    Dinosaurs, animals and things that go feature in this awesome collection of first sticker books.

    By completing the activities and decorating the colourful scenes with the big and reusable stickers, children will enjoy a tactile experience and have the chance to develop their hand-eye coordination skills.

    Each book has simple, descriptive text and bright and bold artwork.
  • Winnie the Witch Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780192766762 - Laura Owen & Korky Paul
    WWPC 3 years +
    Laura Owen & Korky Paul
    3 years +
    (3)
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    Young witches and wizards will have a spellbinding time with these magical stories starring Winnie the Witch and her ever-suffering companion, Wilbur the cat.

    Written by Valerie Thomas and illustrated by Korky Paul, the Winnie stories have sold over 7 million copies and been translated into 30 languages and are full of laugh-out-loud antics.

    These picture books find the pair planning a birthday party; enjoying a trip to the seaside; and taking a trip back in time to the prehistoric era - will they face a disastrous dinosaur dilemma?
    Format: paperback
  • Fairies and Princesses Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509854035 - Julia Donaldson et al
    FRPR 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson et al
    3 years +
    • £9.99
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    Learn all about Cinderella's not so ugly sisters; meet a singing mermaid who lives under the sea; and join in the fun with Julia Donaldson's paper dolls in this collection full of princess and fairy stories.

    Full of sparkle, all 10 books are enchanting and will be enjoyed so much in time for bed.
    Format: paperback
  • PG0280 3 years +
    Rev. W. Awdry
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    This story collection includes three exciting adventures following Thomas the Tank Engine as he learns how to be a Really Useful Engine and explores the island of Sodor.

    A classic for many years and a hero to generations, this book even has a story that finds Thomas enjoying a race and taking the Fat Controller to London to meet the Queen.

    This keepsake hardback is a great way of passing on the tradition of Thomas to early readers and also features classic characters including Percy, James, Gordon and Toby.
  • Nature Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406380477 - Nicola Davies el al
    NTST 3 years +
    Nicola Davies el al
    3 years +
    (1)
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    Full of heart-warming moments and animal antics, this 10-book collection is bursting with charming stories about all kinds of cute critters.

    Full of jaw-dropping facts, children will get to find out about how some sharks are no bigger than a chocolate bar; what an Emperor penguin gets up to during a bitterly inhospitable winter; and how a tiny sea turtle grows and grows before heading back home to become a mother.

    Covering the life cycles of various animals in a narrative style, these are fun and fascinating books for little nature lovers.
    Format: paperback
  • Alfie Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781782954194 - Shirley Hughes
    ALFE 3 years +
    Shirley Hughes
    3 years +
    (8)
    • £10.00
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    Much-loved classics and timeless tales of childhood courage and exploration, the Alfie series by two-time Kate Greenway Medal-winning author Shirley Hughes has been a favourite with us at Book People for many, many years and we're sure if you have little ones who are yet to be introduced to Alfie, he'll soon be a favourite of theirs, too!

    Featuring all of the best-loved Alfie stories in an attractive canvas bag, little ones can join Alfie as he attends a birthday party; splishes and splashes in his new yellow boots; makes friends; visits the fair and much, much more...

    Charmingly illustrated and and wonderfully written, the reassuringly warm stories of Alfie and his day-to-day activities make the ordinary extraordinary and will make a welcome addition to the bookshelf of any child aged 3 and above. They also come in a beautiful, blue bag.
    Format: paperback
  • Dig Dig Digging & Other Stories Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781408353752 - Margaret Mayo & Alex Ayliffe
    DIGD 3 years +
    Margaret Mayo & Alex Ayliffe
    3 years +
    • £8.00
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    These eight colourful books are perfect for machine and animal-mad little ones; they'll just love repeating the noises made by the vehicles and creatures on show!

    Written by Margaret Mayo and illustrated by Alex Ayliffe, these picture books are bright, bold and full of themes that toddlers love, including diggers, rockets and dinosaurs.

    Each book is bursting with noisy words that are written in rhyme, making them especially pleasing for young children to listen and read along to.
    Format: paperback
  • THCM 3 years +
    Anna Llenas
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    This gentle picture book from Anna Llenas provides an exploration of feelings for children and adults alike.

    Colour Monster has woken up and he's feeling very confused. He feels angry, happy, calm, sad and scared all at the same time. Luckily, a little girl is on hand to show him that it is OK for your emotions to be all over the place. She also explains what each feeling means through colour.

    With this new, helpful information, will the Colour Monster be able to feel a little less mixed up?
  • Aliens Love Underpants Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9781471169533 - Claire Freedman & Ben Cort
    ALVP 3 years +
    Claire Freedman & Ben Cort
    3 years +
    • £8.00
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    • Just £1.14 per book
    Pirates, aliens, dinosaurs, monsters... They all love underpants and so will you with this funny seven-book collection.

    Written by Claire Freedman and illustrated by Ben Cort, these bold and bright picture books are sure to entertain any toddler as they discover just how funny aliens find underpants and how they saved the world; follow some monsters on a pants adventure; join the Pants Pirates on their quest for the Pants of Gold; and enjoy some prehistoric pants-based pandemonium in Dinosaurs Love Underpants. There's even a book about Aliens loving Dinopants!

    This is a rip-roaring collection of picture books that are perfect for reading together. In fact, we're pretty sure they'll have the whole family laughing their pants off!
    Format: paperback
  • My Very First French Words Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781773252438
    MFFW 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £39.90
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    • Just 80.00p per book
    This 10-book collection will help young children learn their first words in both English and French.

    All of these books have appealing images of the subject with the English definition on one page and then another picture of the same object or saying, accompanied by the French translation. There is one word and its translation on each double-page spread.

    Suitable for children aged 3 and over, these books cover topics ranging from family and nature to the things found at the park and at the beach.
    Format: paperback
  • My Very First Spanish Words Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781773252377
    MFSW 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £39.90
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    • Just 80.00p per book
    This 10-book collection will help young children learn their first words in both English and Spanish.

    All of these books have appealing images of the subject with the English definition on one page and then another picture of the same object, thing or saying on the opposite page, all accompanied by the Spanish translation. There is one word and its translation on each double-page spread.

    Suitable for children aged 3 and over, these books cover topics ranging from family and nature to the things found at the park and at the beach.
    Format: paperback
  • Paddington Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007968213 - Michael Bond
    PADN 3 years +
    Michael Bond
    3 years +
    • £10.00
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    This collection brings together 10 of much-missed author Michael Bond's most beloved Paddington stories.

    These funny picture books follow the marmalade-loving bear from Peru on gentle adventures that range from his arrival at Paddington Station, complete with a suitcase bearing the note 'Please look after this bear', to a fun day at the carnival.

    With all the books featuring R.W. Alley's iconic artwork, this is the perfect collection for any family excited about the second Paddington film starring Ben Whishaw and Hugh Bonneville. As you read the stories, you'll quickly realise why Paddington was described by Stephen Fry as a 'national treasure'.
    Format: paperback
  • My Little Pony: Big Book of Equestria with Twilight Sparkle Plush - Hardback - 9781408353615
    EQPL 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £7.00
    • RRP £14.99
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    Prepare to be enchanted by Equestria with this padded book full of five My Little Pony stories. It comes with a beautifully soft plush toy of Twilight Sparkle.

    Twilight Sparkle and her best friends are exploring all around them and they soon come across a world of friendship, magic, secrets and fun. This is a place your children will definitely want to visit!

    The stories are fun, the cover is sparkly and the illustrations are awesome. The 7-inch tall plush of Twilight Sparkle just adds to the joy.
  • Noddy Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781444943184 - Enid Blyton
    NODY 5 years +
    Enid Blyton
    5 years +
    • £15.99
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    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
  • POSN 3 years +
    Nick Butterworth
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    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.