Children's Books

Picture Books

  • VHC2 Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (2)
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    Eric Carle's classic book has enchanted generations of children with its colourful collage illustrations and simple story.

    With die-cut pages and finger-sized holes for little ones to explore, the story of the hungry green caterpillar with a very big appetite is simply one of the best children's books of all time.

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar is perfect for children from 1+ and good for talking with older toddlers about how caterpillars turn into beautiful butterflies.
  • PPX2 Toddlers
    Janet Ahlberg
    Toddlers
    (8)
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    Janet and Allan Ahlberg are the award-winning author-and-illustrator team of Each Peach Pear Plum. This board book version of the best-loved picture book will charm its young readers with a rhyming text and lots of familiar fairy-tale faces.

    On each beautifully illustrated page are characters such as Mother Hubbard, the Three Bears and Tom Thumb and there's tons of fun in store as readers have to find where each one is hiding. This would make a lovely gift for toddlers aged 1+.
  • TNMU Toddlers
    Fiona Watt
    Toddlers
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    The Usborne touchy-feely books have proven so popular that they've now reached 50 editions - and can you think of a more magical way to celebrate this occasion than with a unicorn?

    As well as the incredible unicorn, there is a little white mouse to spot on every page and plenty of textured patches to feel.

    This is the perfect little book for helping babies and younger children develop their observational skills.
  • PPNF 3 years +
    Axel Scheffler
    3 years +
    (1)
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    Pip and Posy are a popular duo created by Axel Scheffler - the illustrator behind the Gruffalo - and this gentle and funny, padded book finds them making a new friend...

    Pip and Posy are having a lovely day at the seaside, collecting shells and digging in the sand. While Posy's enjoying a nap, Pip makes friends with Zac - a cool boy who has lots of fun toys and beach gear. He's even good at handstands.

    When Posy wakes up, she's frustrated to learn that Pip is more interested in playing with Zac than her... but soon they realise that while two's company, three's a party!
  • BDSY 3 years +
    Isabel Harris
    3 years +
    (4)
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    The winner of Book People's Bedtime Story Competition, Isabel Harris' The Moon Man is an exciting book and truly is one of a kind. It tells the tale of two sets of animal friends who view a scarecrow in very different ways...

    We asked children aged between 5 and 11 to let their imaginations run wild and write a picture book of between 200 and 800 words based around animals. This fantastic story, chosen by a panel of celebrity parents and publishing experts and illustrated by Ada Grey, is the judges' favourite and is perfect for reading at bedtime.

    Sold exclusively at BookPeople.co.uk, proceeds from this book will be donated to Action for Children, a UK charity which provides vital services, support and campaigns for disadvantaged children, young people and their families.
  • NDTD 3 years +
    Enid Blyton
    3 years +
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    Tying in with the popular new TV series based on Enid Blyton's classic stories, this book follows Noddy as he embarks on a new career as Toyland's detective.

    If there's something lost, missing or unusual happening in town then Noddy, Bumpy Dog and Revs the car will investigate. A dream team, they will do all they can to find out what's going on and make things right.

    With the help of his Who-What-Where book, Noddy asks questions and uncovers clues to solve the mystery and save the day. This is a brilliantly bright and appealing book for any Noddy fan.

    Enid Blyton and Book People - A Lifetime of Adventure
  • GXD2 3 years +
    Giles Andreae
    3 years +
    (1)
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    Gerald the tall giraffe wants to join in with all the other animals at the Jungle Dance, but everyone knows that giraffes can't dance - or can they?

    This is a funny, touching and triumphant story all about gaining confidence and it's full of joyful artwork.

    A Number One bestseller, author Giles Andreae that has been delighting children for over 15 years, you'll all be laughing at the antics of Gerald.
  • DAI2 Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy is the wacky invention of award-winning author and illustrator Lynley Dodd. This board book version, featuring the scruffy and lovable mutt, brings the lively rhyming verses and comical adventures to a whole new readership. A sing-song rhythm and terrific pictures make this an irresistible board book to share with toddlers and preschoolers.
  • TGT2 3 years +
    Judith Kerr
    3 years +
    (4)
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    Judith Kerr created a best-loved children's classic with her story The Tiger Who Came to Tea, delighting generations of young children.

    The gentle illustrations coupled with the slightly anarchic story have unbeatable child-appeal and make this a perfect book to read aloud. If you haven't invited the tiger into your home yet, do so without delay!

    Toddlers from 1+ will love the big striped hero and his naughty antics.
  • OXN2 3 years +
    Michael Rosen
    3 years +
    (1)
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    Award-winning children's classic, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, by Michael Rosen, has a perfect sing-song verse for plodding along to on a family walk.

    Learning the words off by heart should be compulsory for children and grown-ups! Helen Oxenbury's illustrations beautifully capture the obstacles of squelchy mud and splishy-splashy river.

    The fabulous text and pictures are totally in tune and this simple book will have young children returning to it again and again.
  • PAX2 Toddlers
    Giles Andreae
    Toddlers
    (1)
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    You can't beat this picture book celebration of Pants from Giles Andreae and Nick Sharratt for sheer, madcap fun!

    With bold, beautiful illustrations and a comical rhyming text, Pants comes with trunk-loads of laughter for toddlers from 1+. Youngsters will love to choose their favourite pair!
  • AGJDA 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A reassuring and simple story about separation for the very youngest children. Mum and Dad don't live together any more, so sometimes this little girl lives with her mum and her cat, and sometimes she lives with her dad. She has two bedrooms and two sets of toys, but she takes her favourite toys with her wherever she goes. This simple, warm, lift-the-flap book with bold and colourful illustrations is a reassuring representation of separation for the youngest children. Melanie Walsh is sympathetically alive to the changes in routine that are familiar to many children who live with separate parents and are loved by both. Ideal for very young children who divide their time between separated parents. A reassuring and positive representation of what can often be a difficult time for young children. Simple, straightforward text, large flaps and bold graphic illustrations.
  • Miffy Collection with Plush Toy - 10 Books - Collection - 9781471160684 - Dick Bruna
    MIFY Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (3)
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Coming with a cute little key ring-sized cuddly toy, this 10-book collection of Miffy books finds the famous bunny learning to ride a bike; celebrating a birthday; and having fun in the snow.

    Dick Bruna's famous artwork is accompanied by new text from the award-winning poet, Tony Mitton. Working closely with the Dutch publisher so they retain the classic feel of the stories, these books are bursting with warmth and friendliness.

    An iconic character from children's books, Miffy enjoys seeing the animals at the zoo; prepares for the arrival of a new baby brother or sister; and heads off to the seaside - all familiar situations children will love reading about.
  • MGLM 3 years +
    Judi Abbot
    3 years +
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    From the dream team of illustrator Judi Abbot and Aliens Love Underpants author Claire Freedman comes a keepsake celebration of the bond between children and their grandparents.

    This hardback picture book follows a little zebra as they visit their Gran and Grandpa zebras. It's not long before the little one has a BIG smile on their face and feels wrapped in love.

    An affectionate, funny and joyful read that will bring joy to both children and their grandparents.
  • WELC 3 years +
    Patricia Hegarty
    3 years +
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    Patricia Hegarty and Greg Abbot's Everybody's Welcome is a heart-warming picture book that finds one little mouse realising their big dream of welcoming EVERYONE into their home!

    Gorgeously presented with die-cuts and stunning illustrations, the mouse wants everyone, whether they be tall or short, fat or thin, or rich or poor, to visit their home - but everyone's going to have to work together to achieve this vision.
  • FLNG 5 years +
    Richard Jones & Libby Walden
    5 years +
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    With a cut-out, peek-through silhouette of a brave little boy pondering his thoughts, Feelings is a book that will help you and your children understand the nature of feelings and what they mean.

    A book sure to make you and your kids experience all the emotions, the text is wonderfully visceral and the visual style makes it rewarding on repeated reading. Wonderfully enchanting, it will help children understand why every person is unique and experiences different emotions.

    Written by Richard Jones in delightful rhyme and with Libby Walden's gorgeous watercolour artwork, each spread is dominated by a colour that relates to the emotion and feeling. The textured jacket makes the book extra special.
  • SSKY 3 years +
    Britta Teckentrup
    3 years +
    (1)
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    Britta Teckentrup has firmly established herself as one of our favourite illustrators and all of the books we have sold featuring her artwork have proven to be bestsellers. Under the Same Sky is a charming picture book that celebrates the emotions we all share.

    With animal characters, lyrical text and cut-outs for children to peek through, this is a lovely book that talks about how many people (and creatures) have the same hopes and dreams.

    From lands near and far to the same seas and faraway forests, this is a gorgeous book for you to share.
  • The Darkest Dark - Hardback - 9781509824083 - Chris Hadfield
    TDDK 3 years +
    Chris Hadfield
    3 years +
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    Popular astronaut Chris Hadfield (you may know him as 'the singing spaceman') tells a heart-warming story about a young boy who dreamed of being flying into space despite being scared of the dark. That boy's name? Chris...

    Chris is a busy astronaut who knows that saving the planet from aliens is far more important than trivial stuff like taking baths or going to bed... he's also fully aware that it's at bedtime when the worst sort of alien appears - darkness!

    But then Chris watches the first televised moon landing and realises he doesn't have so be scared of the dark. Space is the darkest dark there is - and it's also the most exciting place in the solar system.

    With its anecdotal feel and out-of-this-world artwork from the Fan Brothers, this is a reassuring, fun and exciting picture book for any child who dreams of exploring space!
  • YCO2 3 years +
    Pippa Goodhart
    3 years +
    (3)
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    Pippa Goodhart's You Choose! will get parents and children imagining their favourite places in the universe to visit, and thinking about the best way to travel and who they should be best friends with.

    With bright and colourful illustrations by Nick Sharratt, You Choose! is a stunning book to share with children from 3+ who will love the random ideas that are thrown up.
  • Guess How Much I Love You Seasons Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781406372045 - Sam McBratney
    GHMS 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Sam McBratney's Guess How Much I Love You is one of the classic children's picture books and this collection shows how Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare's love remains strong throughout every season of the year.

    Featuring the charming artwork of Anita Jeram, each book focuses on one of the seasons. In the spring, Little Nutbrown Hare loves to play outside while everything grows and changes; he just loves the vibrant colours of summer; a big surprise is blown his way by the autumn wind; and in winter he gets to see snow. Will he be able to outwit Big Nutbrown Hare?

    Perfect for sharing, this collection will not only teach children about the differences between the seasons but also celebrate the bond between child and parent.
  • Fairytale Picture Book and CDs Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9990000022045
    PF0097 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This collection contains alternative takes on famous fairy tales including Snow White, Rapunzel and Jack and the Beanstalk. It even comes with audio versions of each fantastically funny story.
  • The Noisy Foxes & Other Stories Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781784457785
    PF0092 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This collection contains four brilliantly illustrated storybooks that will help teach children life lessons in a fun and exciting way. With vibrant artwork and funny moments, it's a must for children who are beginning to get to grips with emotions.

    The Noisy Foxes is a book that will show children that the grass isn't always greener on the other side. It follows a family of foxes who are looking for somewhere to live - but nowhere seems quite right; Tiny Whale: A Fishy Tale will resonate with any child that has ever felt small. It's all about a little, orange fish with a very big family who is starting to feel ignored... he soon looks for attention.

    In Tig and Tog: The Discovery, Tig is determined not to share her stick. She uses the stick to draw in the snow but then notices something strange sticking out of the ground. She'll need Tog's help to dig it out; finally, Big City Kitty finds a cat lost an along in a strange place. Will she be able to brave the sound, traffic and stray cats to make it safely home?
  • Twinkle Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781444939545 - Katharine Holabird
    TWKL 3 years +
    Katharine Holabird
    3 years +
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    If your children love fairies, they will absolutely adore these picture books from the author of Angelina Ballerina.

    Twinkle starts studying at the Fairy School of Magic and Music and is so excited to start casting spells like all the big fairies. However, she's not doing all that well as she keeps forgetting the words to the spells. With the help of her friends, family and teachers, she'll soon change her ways!

    Twinkle also finds her super-sparkly birthday party in the Fairy Glen in trouble when a storm destroys all the careful preparations (including, most importantly, the cake); she decides to add more pink to her Fairy Godmother's garden party; and has to learn how to look after a dragon.
  • Sir Scallywag Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780141388342 - Giles Andreae & Korky Paul
    SCLY 3 years +
    Giles Andreae & Korky Paul
    3 years +
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    Written by Giles Andreae and illustrated by Korky Paul (of Winnie the Witch fame), the King Scallywag stories follow the crazy misadventures of a 6-year-old who just so happens to be the bravest knight in the land.

    Sir Scallywag is hot on the pursuit of an evil giant and will need all the help he can get. Luckily his trusted steed Doofus is at his side; he has to help King Colin find the Golden Sausage that will help him live forever; and has to save the kingdom from being buried under mountains of deadly dragon poo.

    Funny, silly and just as entertaining for adults as they are for young children, these picture books will be loved, whether they're read during the knight or day!