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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 : 5 years +

  • Can You See It?

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: ADQ2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Can You See It? is a book designed to help children build their reading confidence and develop their vocabulary. It will help children become fluent and adept readers.
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    Mr Gumpy's Outing

    John Burningham

    Product Code: PYO2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    The Kate Greenaway Award-winning Mr Gumpy's Outing is a rollicking riverboat adventure from acclaimed author John Burningham.

    One day Mr Gumpy decides to take a trip along the river in his boat but the children, the rabbit, the cat, the pig and lots more friends decide to join him. Everyone's having a lovely time until the animals start kicking, bleating, hopping and flapping and the boat starts to rock...

    With its beautiful illustrations and words, this classic story is a simple and exciting read for children aged 5 and over.
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    WOW! Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: WOWC
    Collection 5 years +
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    Four books full of extraordinary facts about dinosaurs, animals, the human body and vehicles.

    Little readers are sure to be saying 'wow' as they turn the pages and regale you with their new-found knowledge.

    Each book features bright and fresh artwork and the information is presented in bite-sized chunks that children will love to come back to again and again.

    Among the facts you and your children will learn are that a gorilla can catch the human cold and that sweaty feet help us run! These are engaging reads that will inspire and stimulate discussion.
    Format: paperback
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  • Bananas in My Tummy

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: AAU2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Bananas in my Tummy is a Yellow book band book that will introduce children to the joys of fruit. It's ideal for helping young readers get to grips with new words and vocabulary while building their reading confidence.
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  • Clean Up Shelly Beach

    Kelly Gaffney

    Product Code: BXU2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate and support early readers while providing a reliable and instructional framework. All titles are precisely levelled, with new vocabulary being introduced and reinforced throughout the levels. This is a fiction title in the Green book band, at level 12.
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  • Jess and Joe Go to the Dentist

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: CDH2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    The Engage Literacy Wonder Words series is a collection of twenty-four levelled books that will help and motivate early readers, including English Language Learners (ELL), to learn their first 100 high-frequency sight words in a meaningful context, through stories. The series is accompanied by a teacher resource book containing 48 photocopiable activity worksheets, two for each book in the series.
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    The Curious Dragons Maths Activity Collection - 3 Books

    The Curious Dragons

    Product Code: CDMA
    Collection 3 years +
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    The Curious Dragons are here to inspire your children to become masters of maths!

    Using the three-step Singapore Maths approach (concrete practice, pictorial representation and abstract understanding), the flame-breathing characters introduce a number of fun, structured activities that will help little learners understand numbers, shapes, measurements and the concepts of addition and subtraction.

    Each title includes over 100 stickers and supports children in their early years (ages 3-5) and at the start of Key Stage 1 (5+).
    Format: paperback
    • £2.00
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  • Gracie La Roo Collection - 6 Books

    Marsha Qualey

    Product Code: GRLR
    Collection 5 years +
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    This lively collection features six fun stories that follow Gracie La Roo, a synchronized swimming pig extraordinaire!

    She is the star of her team, the Water Sprites, but she is also the youngest of the bunch. Follow Gracie as she manages fame, works on her confidence and navigates tricky situations while nurturing her talent.

    With their humorous characters and relatable plots, these stories are perfect for helping children build confidence, form friendships and learn to speak up.

    Format: paperback
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    Let's Talk About When Someone Dies

    Molly Potter

    Product Code: LDI2
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This important picture book will help you help your children understand about death and the concept of grief and bereavement.

    When someone dies, we can feel a whole host of emotions and it's not always easy to put these in words, especially when talking to a child.

    This book covers the subject with sensitivity and honesty, explaining what death is and why people die. It has engaging illustrations, gentle guidance and simple advice for parents and carers.
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  • My Real Name IS Princess

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: CFG2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate and support early readers while providing a reliable and instructional framework. All titles are precisely levelled, with new vocabulary being introduced and reinforced throughout the levels. This is a level 18 fiction title in the Turquoise book band level.
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    Jill Tomlinson Collection - 6 Books

    Jill Tomlinson

    Product Code: JLTM
    Collection 5 years +
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    All written by Jill Tomlinson, this collection includes six heart-warming animal stories that cover important and familiar themes.

    The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark focuses on a beautiful baby barn owl named Plop. He's perfect in every way - except he's scared of the dark! There are also stories about an inquisitive penguin chick; a homesick cat; and a brave and determined hen.

    Pongo the little gorilla is as playful as can be, but has decided it's time to grow up; and Pat the sea otter is very curious. Children will love meeting all of these characters in this incredible collection.
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    Dogs in Space: The Amazing True Story of Belka and Strelka

    Iris Deppe

    Product Code: DGIS
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This quirky and delightful picture book tells the incredible true story of Belka and Strelka, the Soviet space dogs!

    In 1960, two stray dogs were plucked from the streets of Moscow to become space pioneers. Belka and Strelka are put through their paces on the ground, as they practise rocket simulations and wearing spacesuits before being launched into outer space as their first ever living creatures to successfully orbit the Earth.

    Miraculously, they survive the mission and upon their return they embark on a tour of the USSR. As for their legacy, less than a year after their safe return, the Soviet space programme felt confident enough to send the first human into space.
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    Animaths Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: AMTH
    Collection 5 years +
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    Become a roaring success when it comes to maths by working through these engaging books. They feature cut-out photos of animals and bright colours to help even the most reluctant of mathematicians!

    This fun series uses exciting, high-interest animals to capture the imagination and help children engage with maths.

    Key topics and concepts are explored including comparing, measuring and subtraction. Perfect for reluctant maths students, the colourful illustrations and photos make the subjects relatable and enjoyable.
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    I Can Do It: Taking Away

    Product Code: CDTA
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This interactive hardback will help children aged 5 and over learn about important maths skills in the comfort of their own home.

    It has over 100 subtraction questions for children to answer and is designed to help them gain confidence when it comes to maths. It's sure to come in as a useful study aid for their lessons at school.

    Children can use the wipe-clean pen to write down the answers and then pull out the tab to check if they have got the answers right...
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  • Pigs Might Fly Collection - 6 Books

    Kirsty Holmes

    Product Code: PMFP
    Collection 5 years +
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    Your children will believe pigs can fly when they read through this oink-some collection of books about high-flying vehicles. These pigs don't tell any porkies when it comes to air travel!

    Piggles and his intrepid team will introduce children to all things aviation and help you navigate the skies - whether an aeroplane, hot air balloon, airship, glider, helicopter or space shuttle is your preferred mode of transport.

    This fun and fact-filled series supports the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects your children will be learning about at school.

    Format: paperback
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    Cooking Pancakes

    Anne Giulieri

    Product Code: AEF2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Learn how to cook pancakes with this amazing book (Red book band). As well as practical advice on making a delicious treat, it uses easy-to-follow text that will help boost children's reading fluency and develop their vocabulary.
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  • Two Old Pirates

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: XAI2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    The Engage Literacy Wonder Words series is a collection of twenty-four levelled books that will help and motivate early readers, including English Language Learners (ELL), to learn their first 100 high-frequency sight words in a meaningful context, through stories. The series is accompanied by a teacher resource book 48 photocopiable activity worksheets, two for each book in the series.
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    Perfectly Poppy Collection - 8 Books

    Michelle Jakubowski

    Product Code: PERF
    Collection 5 years +
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    Fans of Katie Morag will love following the stories of the loveable Poppy as she has all kinds of first experiences and exciting adventures in these fun-filled stories.

    Poppy has outgrown her bike but when Dad brings home a new one, she's worried it's too big and doesn't want to ride it. Can anyone, or anything, change her mind? She also heads to the beach on holiday, but it's not the dream she'd been hoping for - the sand is hot, the water's cold and the wind is, well... windy!

    She also starts playing football but doesn't want to practise. After a bad match, she wonders if it's worth the effort; she also welcomes a new puppy into the family but isn't too happy about the extra work a puppy brings.
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    Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

    Dr. Seuss

    Product Code: BQF2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    In this hilarious book, featuring three timeless fables, Dr. Seuss explores the pitfalls of growing too big for your boots! King Yertle the Turtle soon learns the pitfalls of becoming too big for your boots, in the first tale in this hilarious trio of classic Dr. Seuss fables! As part of a major rebrand programme, HarperCollins is relaunching Dr. Seuss's bestselling books, including such perennial favourites as The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham and Fox in Socks. In response to consumer demand, the bright new cover designs incorporate much needed guidance on reading levels, with the standard paperbacks divided into three reading strands - Blue Back Books for parents to share with young children, Green Back Books for budding readers to tackle on their own, and Yellow Back Books for older, more fluent readers to enjoy. Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories belongs to the Yellow Back Books range.
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    My Little Book of Emergency Vehicles

    Product Code: LBEV
    Paperback 5 years +
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    How does an ambulance work? What does a tow truck actually do?

    My Little Book of Emergency Vehicles is packed full of cool photos and bite-sized information that children can dip into. It's perfect for reluctant readers and those who'd rather read facts than fiction.

    The simple text will encourage children to talk about the topic with passion and enthusiasm.
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    My Little Book of Dump Trucks and Diggers

    Product Code: LBDD
    Paperback 5 years +
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    What do dumper trucks and diggers actually do?

    My Little Book of Dump Trucks and Diggers is packed full of cool photos and bite-sized information that children can dip into. It's perfect for reluctant readers and those who'd rather read facts than fiction.

    The simple text will encourage children to talk about the topic with passion and enthusiasm.
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    I Can Do It: Adding Up

    Product Code: CDAP
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This appealing hardback will help children aged 5 and over learn all about important maths skills in the comfort of their own home.

    It has over 100 addition questions for children to answer and is designed to help them gain confidence when it comes to maths. It's sure to come in handy for school lessons.

    Children can use the wipe-clean pen to write down the answers and then pull out the tabs to check if they have got the answers right...
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  • Mia's Magic Uncle

    Lindsay MacLeod

    Product Code: AQJ2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    "Your uncle is amazing," Mia's friends tell her. "Yes," agrees Mia. "He is magic." Mia's Uncle Robbie is amazing - he knows lots of magic tricks, like how to produce an egg from Mia's ear, or how to turn a red hanky into a green one. One kind of magic he hasn't yet learnt, however, is how to make his legs work. But this doesn't stop him from being the best uncle Mia could wish for!
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  • Lea's Birthday

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: AJL2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Lea's Birthday is a Yellow book banded book that will help children develop their vocabulary and learn new words. It's ideal for newly independent readers.
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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.

Learn, laugh and have lots of fun!

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.

From fun lift-the-flaps to riveting teen reads

Our baby books and books for toddlers make a wonderful start to the reading journey. Little ones will love lifting flaps, exploring pop-up books, perusing bright pictures and getting stuck into interactive books. Our books for kids are sure to maintain their love of reading throughout their childhood years - including, of course, the magical Harry Potter books - and Disney books will ensure they’re book lovers for life. Explore our children’s books and find a new favourite read today.

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