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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 +

  • 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.
    • £2.00
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  • Let's Draw Animals Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: LDRW
    Collection 5 years +
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    These four colourful books will help children learn how to draw animals that are found on the farm; in the zoo; out in the wild; and under the sea.

    Very accessible, there are step-by-step instructions for drawing all of the critters and a checklist at the end so children can make a note of when they've mastered each and every one.

    Among the animals kids will love drawing are sheep, hens and pigs from the farm; lions, tigers and crocodiles from the wild; giraffes, armadillos and elephants from the zoo; and seahorses, turtles and sharks from under the sea.
    • £4.00
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  • Lift-the-Flap General Knowledge

    Alex Frith

    Product Code: LFGK
    Other 5 years +
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    Giraffes sleep standing up.
    A crocodile grows new teeth up to 50 times.
    The bestselling novelist of all time is Agatha Christie. Four billion copies of her detective novels have been sold around the world.

    This brightly presented lift-the-flap book reveals amazing facts ranging from how many seeds a pomegranate has to how fast a woodpecker pecks!

    This book lifts the lid on a whole world of facts, information and knowledge and will be one fact-hungry children continue to dip into time and time again.
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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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  • Rounds: Cora Caterpillar

    Barry Tranter

    Product Code: EED2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Learn all about the life cycle of a caterpillar with Cora!

    This bright and bold book explains the details of how caterpillars live, survive and evolve into butterflies. It contains an exciting combination of fascinating facts, graphic illustrations and easy-to-follow text.
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  • Vet in Training

    Kingfisher

    Product Code: VTIT
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Children who dream of looking after animals will love this book. It's packed with bite-sized information and fun facts about the life of a veterinarian and explains all about habitats, food cycles, pets and exotic animals.

    It contains a number of simple activities that will help test children's skills and reinforce the information presented in the book. Will your child be able to spot a poorly lion in the wildlife park and learn how to give a turtle a bath?
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  • My Little Book of Cars

    Product Code: MLBC
    Paperback 5 years +
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    How does a car actually work? How has car safety changed over the years?

    My Little Book of Cars 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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  • Little One

    Jo Weaver

    Product Code: BNC2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    A touching exploration of love and new discoveries, seen through the eyes of a bear and her cub. Big Bear stepped out of her winter den. By her side, half asleep and blinking in the spring sunshine, wobbled a tiny cub... Spring is here and new life is stirring. There is so much for Big Bear to teach her new cub as they step out into the forest. Their journey will take them through summer and autumn and winter, always together, always discovering. With its evocative charcoal drawings and lyrical storytelling, Jo Weaver's debut book has the feel of an instant classic and has been longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2016. Jo Weaver was shortlisted for the AOI Illustration New Talent Awards 2014. Visit Jo at joweaver.co.uk
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  • Where's Pikachu? A Search and Find Book

    Pokemon

    Product Code: WHPK
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Can you catch 'em all in this Where's Wally?-style search-and-find Pokemon guide!

    It contains busy scenes featuring all your favourite Pokemon characters - from ice-type Pokemon on snowy mountains to rock-type Pokemon in Alolan caves.

    There's even a Pikachu to spot on every scene!
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  • Flash

    The Zookeeper

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: AQG2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Explaining what a zookeeper's role entails and focusing on all the animals that they will come across in their day-to-day lives, The Zookeeper is a Pink book-banded book that introduces engaging, accessible and contemporary vocabulary to help build a child's reading fluency and confidence.
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  • DC Super-Pets Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: DCSP
    Collection 6 years +
    (3)
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    DC's superheroes including Superman, Batman and Aqua Man are all the proud owners of incredible pets - and these little animals also make it their mission to fight crime and evil, every day and every night.

    With full-colour pages and exciting illustrations, these early readers are very engaging and sure to appeal to children who love superhero films, including those who wouldn't normally pick up a book.

    They introduce the likes of Aquaman's pets Topo, Storm and Ark and the Flash's Whatzit the turtle, as well as a super-powered pony.
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  • Flash

    Hot and Cold

    Anne Giulieri

    Product Code: AHO2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    These books will help children learn the difference between hot and cold things while also developing their reading confidence and vocabulary skills.
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  • Tiny Tots: My First Shoe Book

    Igloobooks

    Product Code: MFSH
    Other 4 years +
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    Learn how to tie your laces with this bright and bold book from the Tiny Tots range.

    It follows two friendly rabbits as they have fun playing in the field and learn how important it is to tie your laces. The practical illustrations are colour coded and easy to decipher.

    A step-by-step guide to tying shoelaces, complete with a practice lace embedded into its colourful cover.
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  • A School Map

    Anne Giulieri

    Product Code: BVV2
    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 non-fiction title in the Green book band, at level 12.
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  • Seashore Watcher

    Maya Plass

    Product Code: SEAW
    Paperback 5 years +
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    The perfect companion to a trip to the seashore, this book will help little explorers find fish and spot sea creatures in their natural environments.

    Explaining the different habitats and all of their inhabitants in a fun an engaging, this practical guide will open up imaginations to a whole new world. It's packed with fact files, photographs and activities to help the whole family make more of a special day out.
    • £4.00
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  • Winnie & Wilbur Fiction Collection - 12 Books

    Laura Owen

    Product Code: WAWL
    Collection 6 years +
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    Winnie the Witch has always been a big favourite with The Book People's customers and this magical selection of young fiction books and short stories, presented in a spellbinding slipcase, will enchant any fan of Winnie and her long-suffering cat, Wilbur!

    In these perfect paperbacks for those who have grown up with the Winnie the Witch picture books and are now looking to move onto longer stories, the witch gets into all kinds of hilarious situations as she tries to cast her spells. From trouble in ancient Egypt to Medieval magic and a daredevil rescue - Winnie does it all!

    With 12 books to choose from, let Winnie become the perfect partner for your child's bedtime reading - this is a simply magical collection from Laura Owen with every book featuring Korky Paul's iconic illustrations!

    Format: paperback
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  • My Little Book of Animals

    Product Code: LBOA
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Has your child ever wondered why tigers have stripes or what elephants actually use their trunks for?

    My Little Book of Animals 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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    Spin And Play Animal Games

    Product Code: SAPA
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Children can play fun games wherever they are (and even if they are on the go) with this innovative book. Just fold out the pages like a board and play Snakes and Ladders, Teddy Bears' Picnic and Space Race!

    As well as its eye-catching artwork, this book has counters in its front pocket and dice - meaning your children will have everything they need to start playing straight away.
    • £3.00
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  • Magic Painting Unicorns

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: MPUN
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Open this book to see stylish, black and white illustrations - and then brush water over them using the aqua pen provided and see them change before your very eyes!

    A rainbow of colours magically reveal themselves and bring each enchanting unicorn-themed scene to life.
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  • Monty the Sad Puppy

    Holly Webb

    Product Code: EFE2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Written by Holly Webb and illustrated by Sophy Williams, Monty the Sad Puppy will delight animal-loving children who are moving on from early readers to chapter books.

    Amelie always loved dogs but never imagined she'd end up looking after two of them herself. Her Grandad moves into a care home so Amelie has to look after his dog. Daisy is clearly scared of her new surroundings while Monty cannot understand why he's now living with another dog...
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  • Insults Aren't Funny

    Amanda F. Doering

    Product Code: AIY2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Casey the rabbit loves to play goalie on the soccer team. But when Casey fails to block a goal, Dana the squirrel starts calling Casey hurtful names. Young readers watch Casey struggle with bullying and learn safe ways to make it stop. Sensitive illustrations of gender-neutral animal characters help all children relate to the issue of verbal bullying.
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  • In Focus: Bugs

    Kingfisher

    Product Code: EFZ2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Learn everything you ever wanted to know about bugs with this magazine-style book. It's packed with top 10 lists, fast facts, quickfire quizzes and beautiful photographs.
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  • Life Cycles: Grassland

    Sean Callery

    Product Code: EFX2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Learn all about the foodchains in three of the world's grasslands. This introductory guide features everything from grasshoppers and rattlesnakes to lions and coyotes.
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  • Bird Builds a Nest

    Martin Jenkins

    Product Code: BBAN
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Bird is building her nest. She pushes and pulls twigs into place until she's made a cosy cup, ready and waiting... can your children guess what for?

    Following a bird as it builds a nest, this gorgeous picture book offers an introduction to forces and the concepts of pushing and pulling. From trying to catch the worm to gathering twigs, this is an exciting and accessible introduction to both nature and science.

    It uses a charming story to introduce children to facts about this scientific - and extremely useful - concept.
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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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