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Inspire your little readers with children’s books for kids of all ages - from baby books to young adult books, featuring the world’s most popular children’s authors and illustrators. Whether you’re looking for picture books, fun fiction titles and collections, activity books or reference guides to help with homework, you'll find it in The Book People's exciting selection of kids' books!

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Children's Books : 3 years +

  • Miss Molly's School of Manners

    James Maclaine

    Product Code: MOLY
    Hardback 3 years +
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    With its appealing Richard Scarry-style artwork, this book has been designed to generate discussion about the importance of good manners.

    Children will love meeting Miss Molly and following Algernon the raccoon as he heads to the Listening Carefully Lab and explores the Library of Lovely Language. He might even learn something at the Dining Hall of Decorum.
    • £2.00
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  • No Nonsense Phonics Collection - 24 Books

    Product Code: NNPH
    Collection 4 years +
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    You're never too young to start learning about phonics!

    This collection of 24 non-fiction books introduces children to animals, food, sports, the universe and more. Each book is packed with colourful photographs and a word associated with them.

    The text in these books will help children decode words by sounding and blending and inspire their interests in the subjects while developing spoken language and building their vocabulary.
    Format: paperback
    • £8.00
    • RRP £95.76
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    Farmyard Friends Collection - 20 Books

    Product Code: FMYB
    Collection 3 years +
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    Children will love this fun-filled collection of 20 stories presented in an adorable barn-shaped box. All of the books are slightly different sizes so when they are inserted into the box, they make a delightful roof for the barn!

    Whether it's The Three Little Pigs or A Goose on the Loose, these exciting stories are perfect for encouraging little ones to read! Other stories follow Titus the goat with a troublesome tooth; Chicken Licken; and Posy the nosy pig.
    Format: paperback
    • £12.00
    • RRP £139.80
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  • The Storm Whale Collection - 3 Books

    Benji Davies

    Product Code: STWH
    Collection 3 years +
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    Get swept away by The Storm Whale...

    Benji Davies' international bestsellers feature evocative artwork and heart-warmingly tender storylines that you and your children will both be immersed in.

    The Storm Whale follows the lonely little boy Noi as he forms an unlikely friendship with a beached whale; its sequel The Storm Whale in Winter is a magical and emotional tale that finds Noi his friend surviving the harsh conditions of the winter; and Grandma Bird has Noi visiting his grandmother on a tiny island before being swept up in a dramatic rescue.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • Scratch Surprise: Awesome Worlds

    Product Code: MASS
    Paperback 4 years +
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    When you scratch off these pages, you're in for a super surprise!

    From diggers and dinosaurs to aliens and monsters, there is so much amazing artwork hidden beneath the surface. A wooden scratch tool is included, meaning children can have fun scratching and seeing the pictures, wherever they may be.
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    Torchlight Book - Goodnight Lion

    Product Code: TBGL
    Other Toddlers
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    Lion is getting ready for bed but before he settles down to sleep, he insists on saying goodnight to all his jungle animal friends.

    This fun and interactive bedtime book gives children the chance to insert a magic torch between the pages and find Lion's friends across an exciting selection of night-time scenes.
    • £2.00
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    The Cat in the Hat

    Dr. Seuss

    Product Code: CNA2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Dr. Seuss wrote The Cat in the Hat in response to a plea to make first reading books for young children more entertaining and appealing to read.

    The madcap illustrations and wild exuberance of The Cat in the Hat verses certainly fit the brief, and this picture book version of the rhyming classic introduces the craziness to an even younger audience from 4+.

    If your young reader loves Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, then they will relish the silly madness of The Cat in the Hat.
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    Guess How Much I Love You - 20th Anniversary Edition

    Sam McBratney

    Product Code: GHSC
    Hardback 3 years +
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    The story of Little and Big Nutbrown Hare's efforts to express their love for each other has long been a favourite of ours at the Book People - and with the book selling over 18 million copies worldwide, many generations of readers also love this touching tale.

    This beautiful 20th anniversary edition of Guess How Much I Love You comes in a stunning hardback and slipcase format that little ones will cherish forever. The gorgeous story will be enjoyed time and time again - it's a true classic and this version is robust enough to withstand even the most terrible of toddler tantrums.

    Adored by children and adults alike, the simple story and endearing illustrations make this an unbeatable bedtime read 20 years on from first publication.
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  • The Fast Hare and the Slow Tortoise

    Product Code: FHST
    Other Toddlers
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    With its shaped cover, this charming board book retells the much-loved story of the hare and the tortoise.

    With tactile flip-and-see pages and beautiful illustrations, this colourful book is the perfect introduction to Aesop's Fables for little ones.

    This simple retelling of the traditional story will help children learn all about the moral behind the text.
    • £2.00
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  • People Who Help Us Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: PWHO
    Collection 4 years +
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    This fascinating collection contains four books that look at the people who help us in our local communities.

    They focus on British community workers such as the Ambulance and Air Ambulance Crew; Firefighters; Lifeboat Crew; and Police Officers - informing readers about the situations they may come across in their daily lives.

    With levelled text and full-colour photographs, each book teaches children how these workers help us and what they do to serve the community.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
    • RRP £31.96
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    Trick or Treat!

    Hayley Down

    Product Code: TROR
    Hardback 3 years +
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    As Halloween approaches, children will be excited to explore this super spooky story. It contains a silicone torch that can be used to light up the pages and reveal some hidden artwork. Dim the lights of the room for extra effect!

    A funny, rhyming story that will help children understand that Halloween doesn't have to be scary, it's full of pictures of fun costumes. Shine the torch and you'll be able to see the excited children inside them!
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  • Dig Dig Digging & Other Stories Collection - 8 Books

    Margaret Mayo & Alex Ayliffe

    Product Code: DIGD
    Collection 3 years +
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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
    • £8.00
    • RRP £55.92
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    You Choose in Space

    Pippa Goodhart

    Product Code: YCI2
    Paperback 3 years +
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    Plan your out-of-this-world trip and decide what happens next in this spectacular sequel to the hugely popular You Choose!

    Children aged 3 and over will love making up their own stories and deciding which alien to make friends with and what intergalactic lunch to have. It's a brilliant book to encourage creative thinking and decision making.
    • £2.00
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  • The Big Christmas Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: BBCS
    Collection 3 years +
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    Be ready early for Christmas with these 10 fantastic festive stories!

    Displayed in a keepsake box, the stories celebrate the magic of Christmas and we're sure Yule love reading them along with your children.

    Throughout the books, your kids will be captivated by Little Mouse, who wonders just why Christmas is so special; join Gemma and Ty as they unpack the decorations, but it's not long before disaster strikes; and join Little Rabbit as he makes a snowman and gets lost on his way home...
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
    • RRP £69.90
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  • Demolition Collection - 4 Books

    Sally Sutton

    Product Code: DMTN
    Collection 3 years +
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    Four bright and bold books packed with shout-aloud noise words and rhythmic text.

    Based around roadworks, demolition, ambulances and construction vehicles, these books are packed with familiar objects for children to spot including diggers and road signs.

    They'll have so much fun reading the text aloud and poring over the bright artwork in these books.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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    Where's Spot? - Paperback

    Eric Hill

    Product Code: WXX2
    Paperback 3 years +
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    Bigger and brighter than ever before, this paperback edition of the first book starring Spot the dog is full of simple text, colourful pictures and a whole host of flaps to lift .

    Spot is hiding. Will your children be able to find him under the flaps? A favourite ever since it was first published in 1980, this is a book that belongs on your toddler's bookshelf.
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    I Can Tell The Time

    Kate Thomson

    Product Code: ITI2
    Hardback 3 years +
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    It's time to learn how to tell the time...

    Children aged 4 and over can follow the step-by-step instructions and use the practice clock to learn this valuable life skill. The hardback novelty activity book includes fun characters and rhyming text.
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    Mr Wolf's Pancakes

    Jan Fearnley

    Product Code: WOP2
    Paperback 3 years +
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    Mr Wolf makes wonderfully tasty - and just a little bit messy - pancakes in this fun picture book by Jan Fearnley.

    Mr Wolf loves pancakes but doesn't know how to make them - and his neighbours are not much help either! He has to work it all out by himself, but then his neighbours smell them and want to grab a taste.

    Perfect for Pancake Day, this story offer a fantastic twist on familiar fairy tales including Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs.
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  • Countdown to Christmas Activities

    Product Code: ST2850
    Other 3 years +
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    Count down to Christmas with 24 days of amazing advent activities!

    Hang up the calendar on the wall after completing activities including colouring awesome ornaments, taking part in a reindeer race and spotting the difference between some festive scenes.

    The calendar has a bright and glittery cover and the 24 activities are sure to get children in the festive mood.

    Size 290 x 425mm, ages 3 plus
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    Zoo Friends Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: FIEN
    Collection 3 years +
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    Which animal has done a poo in the zoo? Who wants to join the critters at the hibernation hotel? And will that lion ever find some peace and quiet?

    We just know your animal-obsessed children will love these energetic picture books inspired by the creatures found in zoos. They are bright, bold and brilliant and vary from laugh-out-loud tales to soothing stories. They're all presented in a sturdy slipcase.

    Written by talented authors who know what makes a good children's story and featuring artwork from our Bedtime Story Competition illustrators Ada Grey, Alison Brown and many more, these are simply roar-some stories to share with your young readers!
    Format: paperback
    • £7.00
    • RRP £69.90
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  • Storybook Collection - Disney Christmas

    Parragon Books Ltd

    Product Code: SCDC
    Hardback 3 years +
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    Disney Christmas Storybook Collection is a festive collection of Christmas tales that features eight heartwarming stories from Bambi, Winnie-the-Pooh, Tangled, Cars and many more! Enjoy the magic of Christmas with your favourite Disney and Disney Pixar friends.
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  • Santa's Super Stories Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: SNTA
    Collection 3 years +
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    Enjoy a very merry Christmas with this collection of cosy picture books for the festive season.

    Perfect for snuggling up with, this is a combination of traditional stories and vibrant tales that the whole family will love sharing in the build-up to the big day.

    A cute puppy gets lost in the snow, there's a party at the Christmas Extravaganza Hotel and Santa comes to the rescue! Featuring beautiful artwork, these stories will inspire everyone to embrace the spirit of Christmas. Yule love them!
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
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  • Bedtime Story Winner 2018: The Incredible Journey

    Tom Burlison

    Product Code: BSIJ
    Hardback 3 years +
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    We are so excited to be sharing Tom Burlison's The Incredible Journey - the winner of The Book People's Bedtime Story Competition 2018.

    One of the UK's youngest picture book authors, 7-year-old Tom's tale is a fun and inspiring bedtime story about the power of imagination and friendship. The two main characters, Elliot and Ruby, have many adventures: they travel through puddle portals to pirate lands, find parts of an alien spacecraft, and get chased by dinosaurs - all on their walk to school as their imaginations unlock a world of possibilities!

    Tom's story was selected as the winner of our Bedtime Story Competition 2018 out of over 1000 entries from children aged between 5 and 11. A panel of judges that included Olympic Gold medallist and Dadventures author Alex Gregory and Sara Sanchez, the illustrator of the winning book chose Tom's story because it is funny, clever and it shows how imagination can transform the way a child looks at the world.

    At least 35% of the price of the book will be donated to Save the Children, a charity that fights every single day for children's futures. Sold exclusively through us at theBookPeople.co.uk, Tom's book features illustrations from top children's book illustrator Sara Sanchez and is published by Little Tiger.

    Please note that this book is exempt from all promotions due to its charitable donation.

    If you think you know a child who could be our next published author then head to our competition page to encourage your children to enter their stories about feelings.
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  • All the Way Home

    Debi Gliori

    Product Code: ATWH
    Hardback 3 years +
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    Mummy Penguin has gone to find some fish and left Daddy in charge of looking after the egg. But then Daddy moves away from the Dad Huddle and finds himself and the egg whisked up into the air by a gust of wind. When they come back down to Earth, they land in the Arctic...

    Daddy must be brave and find his way home but the Arctic creatures are not very friendly. He soon bumps into a reindeer who is kind and then enjoys a breakfast with the Special Air Navigation Transport Authority. Will Daddy Penguin and the egg get back before Mummy returns? It might be possible if penguins could fly...

    Written and illustrated by Debi Gliori, this is a heart-warming tale about the bond between parent and child with a wonderfully wintry theme.
    • £2.00
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The Book People’s hand-picked children’s books will inspire a lifelong love of reading in budding book lovers.

Books for all ages and interests

Whatever your kids are interested in - whether it’s colouring books, short stories for kids, pop-up books, enthralling adventures or fantastic non-fiction - we’re sure to have children’s books they’ll love.

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Our hand-picked selection features engaging educational books, from their first days learning sums and spelling, right through to their GCSEs and A levels. Discover a range of brilliant maths books, English books, science books, dictionaries and more, sure to help your kids excel at school.

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