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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 +

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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.
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    Squirrel Me Timbers

    Louise Pigott

    Product Code: WXT2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Ahoy mateys! A young squirrel has always dreamed of sailing the seas as a pirate. So when he finds a treasure map, he can't believe his luck! An X marks the spot of 100,000 NUTS! Set sail for adventure with vibrant illustrations and imaginative rhyming text to discover how exciting a pirate's life can be!
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    Gruffalo Crumble & Other Recipes: The Gruffalo Cookbook

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: GFCR
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Enjoy creating 24 recipes from the deep dark wood with this great little first cookbook inspired by The Gruffalo.

    Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's picture book is a modern classic and all the sweet treats, healthy snacks and simple meals featured in this book are inspired by it. If a child's tummy is starting to rumble, they'll love to fill it up with 'owl ice cream', 'scrambled snake' and 'roasted fox'.

    Every recipe is very simple and comes with step-by-step instructions for you to follow with your children. A perfect introduction to cooking and baking, these recipes give children and parents something to do together on holidays, rainy days and they're all ideal for a Gruffalo-themed party.
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    What's Above?

    Clive Gifford

    Product Code: CUQ2
    Hardback 5 years +
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    What's Above? is the perfect non-fiction pop-up book for children as they embark on a journey of discovery and learn loads of fun facts about our diverse and fascinating world.

    Raise your eyes to discover eagles swooping to catch their prey in a rainforest, black bears prowling in a mountain kingdom and a comet shooting across the sky. What other wonders are waiting to be uncovered?

    There are stunning illustrations of intricate scenes that unfold with the turn of each page. Compelling facts are told by the expert author and contributor to Encyclopedia Britannica and winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Clive Gifford.
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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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  • How Rubbish Gets from Bins to Landfills

    Erika L. Shores

    Product Code: CCZ2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Where does the rubbish from last night's pizza party go after you put it in the bin? Easy-to-understand text explains how rubbish gets from homes to landfills or recycling centres and describes the role of the community workers who make it all possible.
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    An Extra-Ordinary Girl

    Gina Bellisario

    Product Code: AEY2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    After a life of being homeschooled by her clever-clogs parents, Ellie is so excited to be starting at Winkopolis Elementary School. She can't wait to meet normal children and learn normal things.

    However, she soon learns that her super powers make her stand out from the crowd in a not-so-super way. Can she continue to save the world and fit in?

    This is an action-packed story with plenty of wit, insight and humour.
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  • My Big Sandwich

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: AKL2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    This early reader is dedicated to a topic all children love - food! It has been specially written to help children develop their reading fluency and confidence and enhance their vocabulary.
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    England

    Anita Ganeri

    Product Code: CJZ2
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Join intrepid explorer Benjamin Blog and his inquisitive dog Barko Polo as they travel to one of the world's most fascinating countries: England! The book includes chapters on English history, geography, cities, people, and food, as well as visiting some of the most famous places of this unique country, such as the Tower of London and Hadrian's Wall.
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  • All About Roots

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BWC2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Books in this series introduce children to different parts of plants. Simple, accessible text breaks down crucial concepts and key vocabulary, and stunning photographs of a wide variety of plants show how diverse plants can be. In Roots, children learn about roots, including where they can be found, what they look like and the vital jobs they do for plants.
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    The Most Adorable Animals in the World

    Tammy Gagne

    Product Code: AKJ2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    This book will delight children and adults - it's full of the world's most cuddly and cutest animals. It is packed with large and colourful photos and facts and includes information on ranges, habitats, appearances and behaviours.
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    Scratch and Sparkle Dinosaurs

    Product Code: SASD
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Scratch and sketch sparkling pictures of deadly dinosaurs with this incredibly interactive art activity book.

    Taking colouring and drawing to another level, the pictures are simple to complete and the results really do look awesome. This book even has a stylus so you can scratch away the surface to reveal what lies beneath the specially coated pages.

    There are also step-by-step instructions for drawing simple pictures and a scratch-and-draw story to complete.
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  • All About Stems

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BWJ2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Books in this series introduce children to different parts of plants. Simple, accessible text breaks down crucial concepts and key vocabulary, and stunning photographs of a wide variety of plants show how diverse plants can be. In Stems, children learn about stems, including where they can be found, what they look like and the vital jobs they do for plants.
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    Nanette's Baguette

    Mo Willems

    Product Code: AQP2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Today is the day Nanette gets to get the baguette! Is she set? YOU BET! "If there's a living creator of children's books who stands a chance of occupying a cultural position akin to a Dr. Seuss, it's Mr. Willems" The New York Times From Mo Willems, the multi award-winning creator of the Pigeon series and the Knuffle Bunny trilogy, comes a hilarious new tongue-twister read-aloud about a little girl, Nanette, on a mission to buy a baguette. It's Nanette's very first solo trip to the bakery. But will Nanette get the baguette from baker Juliette? Or will Nanette soon be beset with regret? Set in a meticulously handcrafted-paper-modelled French village, the uniquely vibrant laugh-out-loud world of Nanette's Baguette may be Mo's best creation yet. Get set to "crack" into an irresistible tale you won't soon forget!
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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.
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    Sometimes Jokes Aren't Funny

    Amanda F. Doering

    Product Code: AOE2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Jamie, Terry, and Sydney have been going to Camp Barkley every summer since they were puppies. But when a new dog named Taylor joins their cabin, Taylor's mean jokes make Jamie feel left out and picked on. Young readers watch Jamie struggle with Taylor's jokes and learn safe ways to make it stop. Sensitive illustrations of gender-neutral animal characters help all children relate to the issue of covert, or indirect, bullying.
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    Scratch and Draw: Dinosaurs

    Product Code: DNSD
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of dinosaurs with this incredibly interactive art activity book.

    Taking colouring and drawing to another level, the pictures are simple to complete and the results really do look awesome. This book even has a stylus so you can scratch away the surface to reveal what lies beneath the specially coated pages.

    There are also step-by-step instructions for drawing simple pictures and a scratch-and-draw story to complete.
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  • How Electricity Gets from Power Plants to Homes

    Megan Cooley Peterson

    Product Code: CCY2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Curious readers want to know how things work. Easy-to-understand text explains how electricity travels from power plants to homes and describes the role of the community workers who make it all possible.
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    Early Reader: Emily Mouse's Birthday Party

    Vivian French

    Product Code: BOQ2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. Yippee! Emily Mouse is on her way to buy LOTS of birthday presents. But she has forgotten something very important! A charming new blue Early Reader story from bestselling author, Vivian French.
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    Sammy the Shy Kitten

    Holly Webb

    Product Code: EFB2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Written by Holly Webb and illustrated by Sophy Williams, Sammy the Shy Kitten is a brilliant, heart-warming and simple read for young animal lovers.

    Tiggy the stable cat has had three kittens but the riding school can't look after them all. Who's going to adopt a cat?
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    Wibbly Pig Picks a Pet

    Mick Inkpen

    Product Code: IBB2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Popular CBeebies character Wibbly Pig stars in this endearing tale which is just perfect for any child aged 3+ who has dreamed of owning the perfect pet. Irresistibly charming and with bright and bold pictures children who love the TV show will be familiar with, this imaginative story explores all the best pets at the pet shop.

    Wibbly Pig and Scruffy Pig are worried Big Pig's sister's friend will choose a boring pet to take home. Who wants a bunny rabbit when you can have an elephant, or a bear, or a dinosaur, surely these are much better... aren't they?

    Wibbly Pig and chums are characters who will certainly become firm favourites with your preschooler.
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    Hail Mary

    Product Code: HAIL
    Other 5 years +
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    Featuring stunning illustrations and silver foil detailing, this keepsake hardback is perfect for anyone looking to learn the Hail Mary prayer.

    Young children are taught Hail Mary on their introduction to the Catholic Church and the mother of Jesus. The prayer is simple to memorise and children will carry it forever throughout life.

    The delicate watercolour style beautifully complements the traditional words of the book, making it a thoughtful gift for christenings or first communions.
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    Peeking Under Your Skin

    Karen Latchana Kenney

    Product Code: WXF2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Fascinate kids with what lies right under their own skin. Fun-to-explore, high-density illustrations and informative text make the circulatory system, digestive system, and other complex inner-workings of the human body easy to understand.
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    Early Reader: The Night-Time Knight

    John McLay

    Product Code: BPJ2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. When Harry and Oats hear strange noises in the castle they set off to explore only to find treasure, shields and yet more knightly adventures in store for them both!
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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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