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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 : 7 years +

  • Animals at Night

    Cornelia Li

    Product Code: ANGD
    Hardback 7 years +
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    The nocturnal animals featured in this stunning book and on its accompanying glow-in-the-dark poster will brighten up any young nature lover's life!

    From jaguars prowling the rainforest to lions on the savannah and turtles nesting on the beach, there are so many amazing animals to pore over - and they all feature on the giant 640 x 296mm tear-out poster.

    Each spread features an illustration of a different nighttime habitat with a description of its various creatures' activities and fact boxes for nature lovers to dip in and out of.
    • £3.00
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  • Winter Animal Tales Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: WANT
    Collection 7 years +
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    Wonderfully wintry tales for you to share with children who are growing in reading confidence.

    Each of these books contains an anthology of heart-warming bedtime animal stories from authors including Holly Webb, Jeanne Willis and Michael Broad.

    Each book features illustrations for extra appeal and the snowy stories are sure to be a success!
    Format: paperback
    • £2.00
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  • Scratch and Sparkle Dinosaur Stencil Art

    Product Code: SDSA
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Children will love uncovering prehistoric pals with this fabulous scratch and sparkle stencil set!

    Place the stencils down and scratch the black pages to see roar-some dinosaurs including a T-rex and Stegosaurus are brought to life with plenty of sparkles and colour.

    This book includes a wooden scratcher and three pages of great stencils.
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  • How are You Feeling Today?

    Molly Potter

    Product Code: HAYF
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Emotions can be a difficult subject of conversation to start up with young children and many people don't know where to start. Molly Potter's How are You Feeling Today? can help...

    Providing children aged 6 and over with straightforward, entertaining and (most importantly) appropriate ideas to help them deal with a selection of significant emotions, this book lets children choose a feeling that they can relate to and the provides strategies for dealing with it.

    Containing helpful notes for parents and covering both positive and negative emotions, How are You Feeling Today? is a delightful books that parent and child can explore together.
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  • The Worst Witch

    Jill Murphy

    Product Code: WZW2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    The Worst Witch managed to keep entire generations of young readers spellbound and now your child can read where it all began with this book, the first in the series.

    Written and illustrated by Jill Murphy, the book tells the story of how Mildred Hubble became a trainee at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, despite being one of the most clumsy children around - constantly getting her spells wrong and crashing her broomstick...

    Things get even worse when she turns Ethel, the teacher's pet, into her worst enemy. Funny, chaotic and easily readable, this is a great first chapter book for young readers!
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  • Max the Detective Cat Collection - 3 Books

    Sarah Todd Taylor

    Product Code: MTDC
    Collection 7 years +
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    Maximilian is a pampered cat who enjoys the finer things in life. But when a mouse chase goes wrong, he finds himself alone (and scruffy) and hiding out at the Theatre Royal.

    What better way to deal with this new situation than by getting his claws into some crime cases? He'd be purr-fect for this job, after all. He gets his whiskers in a twist as he tries to uncover the truth behind the disappearance of Madame Emerald; investigates ghostly goings-on and talk of a family curse affecting the whole theatre troupe when they perform in Lord Fawley's castle; and looks into the case of disappearing cats in Paris.

    With a feline character inspired by Hercule Poirot and appealing black and white illustrations, these books provide a miaow-some introduction to mystery novels.
    Format: paperback
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  • The Adventures of Miss Charlotte Collection - 3 Books

    Dominique Demers

    Product Code: MCHR
    Collection 7 years +
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    This three-book collection of Dominique Demers' zany, laugh-out-loud books (hugely popular in France) finds Miss Charlotte trying out new roles as a new teacher, a mysterious librarian and a football coach. Her madcap adventures are complemented by Horrid Henry illustrator Tony Ross' amazing artwork.

    Miss Charlotte is the new teacher at school. She wears a large hat and a crumpled dress that make her look like a scarecrow, and she talks to a rock. The children think she's kooky, but they soon warm to her after being asked to measure the room with spaghetti and hearing her fascinating stories - including one about a gorilla.

    In the second story, she is working as a librarian in the village of Saint-Anatole. With her eccentric style and alternative methods, she does things quite differently to the locals...

    In the third story, Charlotte has been given the role of football coach and uses her weird and wonderful ways to prepare the children for the big match... By teaching them how to lose!
    This collection includes books 1-3 in Dominique Demers' The Adventures of Mademoiselle Charlotte series
    Format: paperback
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  • The Twits

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: DHT2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    With a phizz-whizzing new cover to mark 100 years of Roald Dahl, this is the story of a foul and smelly couple known as The Twits.

    Mr Twit has bits of cornflake and sardine in his beard, while his wife Mrs Twit is a horrible old hag with a glass eye. When they're together, they are probably one of the nastiest couples you're likely to meet. They love to play awful pranks on each other, too.

    The Twits are such a nasty couple that they keep Muggle-Wump the monkey and his family locked in a cage on their garden. But they haven't bet on the monkeys making a plan to trick them...

    One of Dahl's funniest stories, the story is accompanied by Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations.
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  • The 13-Storey Treehouse Audio Collection - 10 CDs

    Andy Griffiths

    Product Code: TTAC
    Audio 7 years +
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    Our book collections of The 13-Storey Treehouse have been hugely popular and brought so much laughter into families all around the country. Now, you and your children can enjoy the madcap adventures of Andy and Terry in unabridged audio format with this 10-CD collection.

    Andy and Terry are best friends who live in the world's best treehouse. It's full of everything from ice cream-serving robots to sports stadiums and they keep adding even more floors to it full of even more incredible things.

    Packed with the humour of Wimpy Kid and ideal for children who love Captain Underpants and David Walliams, these audiobooks are sure to inspire children to read the stories that inspired them and will entertain all ages on long car journeys.
    Unabridged
    10 CDs. Approximate running time: 9 hours, 16 minutes
    Stories in this collection: The 13-Storey Treehouse, The 26-Storey Treehouse, The 39-Storey Treehouse, The 52-Storey Treehouse, The 65-Storey Treehouse
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  • Helen Peters Collection - 6 Books

    Helen Peters

    Product Code: HLNP
    Collection 7 years +
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    Described as 'a modern James Herriot for young readers', Helen Peters' heart-warming stories are all inspired by life on a farm.

    Suitable for children aged 6 and over, the six books in this collection focus on cute critters including a duckling called Button, a lamb called Lucky and a goat called Willow.

    The charming and traditional nature of the stories is sure to delight animal lovers and there's even a Christmas story (A Kitten Called Holly) to add extra sparkle.

    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
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  • how to Train Your Dragon: How to Ride a Dragon's Storm

    Cressida Cowell

    Product Code: HWS2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    In How to Ride a Dragon's Storm, the seventh book in Cressida Cowell's How to Train Your Dragon series, Hiccup looks into the knotty question of who discovered America. As usual, his progress is hampered by various obstacles including murderous mountains, hooligan tribes and hairy swimming trunks, but, thankfully, Hiccup cheats death by a whisker in order to tell his tale. A great book for boys and girls full of fidgets!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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  • The Royal Rabbits Collection - 3 Books

    Santa Montefiore

    Product Code: RYLR
    Collection 7 years +
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    The Hobbit meets Fantastic Mr Fox meets Watership Down in this charming collection from renowned storytellers and bestselling authors Santa Montefiore and Simon Sebag Montefiore.

    Packed with fun, fantasy and adventure, The Royal Rabbits of London tells a madcap story about a secret society that will do anything to protect the royal family from the horrible Ratzis. In Escape From the Tower, the Ratzis are back and plotting chaos up in the Shard, but it gets worse when weakling Shylo Tawny-Tail is kidnapped.

    The Great Diamond Chase will have you eager to turn the pages when a precious diamond is stolen from Buckingham Palace. Can the Royal Rabbits uncover the culprit and rescue the diamond in time?

    Format: paperback
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  • Scratch and Draw: Mermaids

    Connie Isaacs

    Product Code: SDMM
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of magnificent mermaids 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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  • Flash

    The Incredible Dadventure Collection - 3 Books

    Dave Lowe

    Product Code: TIDV
    Collection 8 years +
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    Prepare for an incredible adventure with Holly and her taskmaster dad! These pacy, illustrated chapter books are full of excitement and their joyful tone will appeal to children who wouldn't normally pick up a book.

    The Incredible Dadventure kicks off this series of funny stories about trying your best and bonding with your family. Holly is bored of being stuck at home with her mum while her dad has amazing adventures all over the world. Luckily for her, he's now planned a special treasure hunt where she has to complete ten tasks in ten days... Some are silly, some are tricky and some are dangerous!

    In The Mumbelievable Challenge, Holly is faced with a task that would challenge any modern child: five days in the woods without any technology. The Spectacular Holly-Day follows Holly all the way to Malaysia. She wants to explore the sights, sounds and smells of Asia but Dad would rather spend time in the free spa...

    For fans of The Treehouse Series, David Baddiel, Pamela Butchart

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Dave Lowe's The Incredible Dadventure series.
    Format: paperback
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  • Monster & Chips Collection - 3 Books

    David O'Connell

    Product Code: MOAC
    Collection 7 years +
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    Imagine an even more monstrous Horrid Henry and you're halfway there with the characters in this laugh-out-loud collection for children aged 5 and over from author and illustrator David O'Connell.

    Somewhere in suburbia (or maybe even your town) is a special diner that serves the best chips you're ever likely to taste. It's so special because its customers could be considered 'unusual'... In fact, some people would describe them as monsters!

    Joe the 'hooman' lands himself a job at Fuzzby's diner and has to learn how to bake zombie cupcakes, make exploding milkshakes and not stare at the customers - even the ones who are see-through!

    Format: paperback
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  • We Worship Here Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: WEWH
    Collection 7 years +
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    This insightful and accessible collection explores the beliefs and practices of six major world religions and introduces children to different places of worship.

    Each book is clearly and sensitively written and features beautiful illustrations that bring the places of worship to life. Young readers will be able to answer all the important questions about each religion as they gain an insight into their values and so much more including why symbols are so important and how people of different faiths pray.

    The series contains information on the Sikh Gurdwara, Jewish Synagogue, Hindu Mandir, Muslim Mosque, Buddhist Temple, and Christian Church.

    Format: paperback
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  • Megan Rix Collection - 3 Books

    Megan Rix

    Product Code: MRIX
    Collection 7 years +
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    Fans of Dick King-Smith and Michael Morpurgo will love this fascinating series full of adventure and super-cute animals! All of the books feature historical figures.

    Florence and the Mischievous Kitten is the perfect introduction to Florence Nightingale for children. It tells a warm and humorous story about her missing kitten, Scamp, and the unlikely friendship that is formed after a penniless orphan named Beth finds him in the middle of the city.

    Shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award 2015, Emmeline and the Plucky Pup teaches children about the mark in history when women gained the right to vote in 1918. Leader of the suffragettes Emmeline Pankhurst get a helping hand from her ward's new pup, Rascal, in this brave tale.

    When 9-year-old animal rescue worker Harry is asked to take a very special birthday present to Winston Churchill's home, he can't wait for learn all about the Prime Minister's much-loved pets. But will he ever live out his dream of owning his own?
    Format: paperback
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  • Hello World Bingo Game

    Product Code: ED2094
    Other 7 years +
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    Learn how to say 'hello' in over 50 languages with this brightly coloured and fast-moving bingo game for up to nine players!

    Discover an array of global greetings, from the familiar to the unusual, and test your linguistic abilities as you play the fast-moving and beautifully illustrated Hello World Bingo.

    Contents: 1 board, 8 game cards, 64 hello tokens, 130 round counters and 1 instruction leaflet

    Not suitable for children under 36 months
    Packaging dimensions: 230 x 230mm
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  • How to Write Poems

    Joseph Coelho

    Product Code: HTWP
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Creative children can make poems out of leaves, carve out a mud poem, go on an outdoors simile hunt, and play poetry games in the playground by following the inspiring activities featured in this brilliant book.

    Perfect for encouraging budding poets to follow their ideas, this book is full of useful tips and starting points and is sure to make them chuckle and think about what they're writing.

    Written by popular poet Joseph Coelho, it covers everything from laughable limericks to poetic puns and ridiculous rhymes to silly sibilance.
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  • LEGO Nexo Knights: The Book of Knights

    DK

    Product Code: TBOK
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Coming with a new and exclusive Merlock Minifigure, this book is packed full of information about the LEGO Nexo Knights.

    Battling scary monsters and going on epic quests, the Nexo Knights are the shining stars of LEGO. Not only are the sets very popular but they also star in an animated series on Cartoon Network. This book features some of the most popular characters and sets available and is full of facts about them.

    Using a smartphone or tablet, children can even scan a shield that features on the pages to access exclusive online content. There is even a fold-out poster included within the pages!
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  • The Magic Finger

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: MFN2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Written by the one and only Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake, The Magic Finger is the story of a little girl with magical powers. When someone makes her angry, she zaps a punishment on them with her magic flashing finger!

    Funny and heart-warming, this is a great read for fans of Matilda and other Roald Dahl classics.

    This new edition has a refreshed jacket to celebrate the Roald Dahl 100 anniversary celebrations.
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  • The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair

    Enid Blyton

    Product Code: EHJ2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Enid Blyton's The Adventures of the Wishing Chair is a charming and beloved fantasy story, presented here with amazing artwork by Mark Beech.

    Mollie and Peter buy their mother a birthday present that turns out to be the most extraordinary thing - a flying chair that can grant wishes!

    With short chapters and gorgeous artwork, this is a great book for parents and grandparents to share with their little ones and is sure to inspire children to embark on an incredible reading journey.
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  • Hooray for Hexagons

    Steve Richards

    Product Code: HOOH
    Paperback 8 years +
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    A colouring book all about shapes, Hooray for Hexagons turns maths into an exciting theme and will help children learn about this tricky topic without even realising.

    Showcasing the beauty of geometric drawing, the pages in this book introduce the likes of tessellations, cardioids and fractals.
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  • The Beano Book of Mischief, Mayhem and Fun!

    Matt Yeo (Author)

    Product Code: BBMM
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Beano Book of Mischief, Mayhem and Fun is packed with 100 fun indoor and outdoor activities for children to try - from building a birdbrained bird feeder to creating the ultimate sand palace.

    From building a catapult or periscope to learning about codes and ciphers, this book encourages children to put down their devices and get back to basics by partaking in indoor and outdoor activities.

    It's packed with artwork of Dennis, Gnasher and Minnie and will encourage your children to create mischief and mayhem, whatever the weather...
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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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