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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 +

  • National Trust: Go Wild on the River

    Product Code: GWOR
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Learn what to pack, how to build your own raft and how to spot river animals and wildlife with this pocked-sized adventure guide from the experts at The National Trust.

    Also revealing how to catch a fish, this book is packed with fun games to play on and around a river and provides essential tips on staying safe. It also tells children what they should do if an emergency was to occur.
    • £3.00
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  • My Brother is a Superhero

    David Solomons

    Product Code: MYQ2
    Paperback 8 years +
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    This is a super book for superhero-mad children! An award-winning book written by David Solomons, it's a zesty and refreshing read full of funny situations.

    Luke is a comic-mad 11-year old who shares a tree house with his geeky older brother, Zack.

    Luke's only mistake is to go for a wee right at the wrong time. While he's gone, an alien gives his undeserving, never-read-a-comic-in-his-life brother superpowers and then tells him to save the universe.

    Luke is massively annoyed about this, but when Zack is kidnapped by his arch-nemesis, Luke and his friends have only five days to find him and save the world...
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  • A Street Through Time

    Steve Noon

    Product Code: ASTI
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Take a 12,000-year walk through history with Steve Noon's award-winning A Street Through Time.

    Beautiful and absorbing illustrations bring fourteen key periods in history to life in this wonderfully informative book. Children aged 7 and over will be fascinated as they watch the street change as buildings go up and come down; and they will also have the chance to learn about how people lived in years gone by.

    They can even search and locate the objects that have survived throughout the ages! A Street Through Time shows people at work, war and play and is sure to be returned to again and again as children (and adults!) spot new details every time.
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  • A Bear Called Paddington

    Michael Bond

    Product Code: CPD2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    In Michael Bond's A Bear Called Paddington, Mr and Mrs Brown stumble across a small, polite bear in Paddington Station with a label around his neck which reads: "Please look after this bear. Thank you."

    It's the start of lots of hilarious stories in which Paddington Bear encounters all kinds of adventures, leaving his inimitable sticky imprint wherever he goes.

    The ultimate in funny and endearing classic chapter books to read with children aged five and older!
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  • Primary Illustrated Computing Dictionary

    Oxford Dictionaries

    Product Code: ILC2
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Every school and home needs a dictionary dedicated to computers and coding.

    This easy-to-use, comprehensive and fully up-to-date dictionary includes clear definitions for over 1,000 words and meanings that will help children understand key computing terms and concepts. It follows the international computing curriculum and will build vocabulary in everything from programming to buildign computer games!

    It will also help them understand all about National Curriculum topics including algorithms, logical reasoning, computer networks and data representation.
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  • Icarus Was Ridiculous

    Pamela Butchart

    Product Code: ICQ2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Pull up a plinth and enjoy all the drama of the original Greek myths!

    Pamela Butchart's book introduces Izzy, a girl who loves hearing all of the stories about myths and legends in Ancient Greece. The latest character she's heard about is Icarus, a total numpty, and the trojan horse that managed to end a war despite not even being real.

    Published in collaboration with the British Museum, this engaging story features striking artwork from Thomas Flintham and stories history-obsessed children will love to devour.
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  • The Know-Nonsense Guide to Measurements

    Heidi Fiedler

    Product Code: KNGM
    Hardback 8 years +
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    Learn all about different kinds of measurements with The Know-Nonsense Guide. It's a quirky book packed with fun facts that makes complex topics easy to understand.

    This book combines cute artwork with infographics to teach basic concepts including the differences between the metric system we use in the UK and the measurements used in the United States.

    This interactive guide also looks at mass, volume, bits, bytes, feet and yards. They're all accompanied by simple definitions, memorable examples and funny illustrations and the concept of conversion is also covered.
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  • Esio Trot

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: ETZ2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Famously made into a BBC short film starring Dustin Hoffman and Dame Judi Dench, Roald Dahl's enchanting tale Esio Trot is a Red House classic that has a funny, tender and poignant love story at its core.

    It tells the tale of the shy Mr Hoppy, who is desperate to tell his neighbour Ms Silver his true feelings for her, but he can never find the words. So when he learns that her dearest wish is for her pet tortoise Alfie to grow bigger, he hatches a plan involving a giant pair of metal claws and 140 tortoises...

    A charming book, featuring Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations.
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  • Creative Writing with Roald Dahl Collection - 3 Books

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: CWRD
    Collection 8 years +
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    Could you be the next Roald Dahl? Each book in this fantastic creative writing series will inspire young writers through the wonderful worlds of best-loved stories!

    There are fun wordplay activities to spark creativity, top tips to build confidence, and plenty of language work to help develop vocabulary and grammar skills.

    Bring stories to life with help from the BFG, as children learn how to write splendid settings using adjectives, imagery, similes and much more. Matilda encourages writers to create spellbinding speech through the use of authentic dialogue, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will teach the importance of believable characters!

    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • Witch School Collection - 3 Books

    Em Lynas

    Product Code: WSCH
    Collection 7 years +
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    Aspiring actress Daisy Wart has been sent to Witch School despite most definitely not being a witch. She's always had her sights set on a starring role in a Shakespeare play, after all...

    Daisy's grandmother is insistent that she starts studying at Toadspit Towers School for Witches by her grandmother and despite her initial disappointment, she's drawn into the magic and mystery of this intriguing, enchanting and educational place.

    Written by Em Lynas, these magical books combine the spellbinding storytelling of The Worst Witch with the enchanting and exuberant joy of school stories like Malory Towers. The spellbinding black-and-white illustrations by Jamie Littler just add to their appeal.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
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  • Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Pirate. Ever.

    Amy Sparkes

    Product Code: BQI2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Can the worst pirate ever win the Pirate of the Year Award...? Set sail with the funniest pirate on the seven seas in this hilarious adventure for readers of 7+ with brilliant pictures throughout from ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS illustrator Ben Cort. Mum is making me take part in the stupid Pirate of the Year Award. All I have to do is fight an enormous sea monster, (doom), beat my oh-so-brilliant brother at something (please please please) and find the legendary treasure that no one has ever found EVER in the history of EVER (easy peasy, then). Wish me luck! Pirate Blunderbeard. Blunderbeard might be the worst pirate ever but he's also the funniest - laugh-out-loud fun for young readers of 7+
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  • Daisy and the Trouble with Zoos

    Kes Gray

    Product Code: ZOS2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Kes Gray struck a chord with his toddler picture book Eat Your Peas, and he now introduces Daisy to an older readership In Daisy and the Trouble with Zoos. Illustrated by Nick Sharratt and Garry Parsons, Daisy's adventures with penguins will have newly independent readers laughing uproariously. This brilliant book was a winner of a Red House Children's Book Award and will delight readers from 7+.
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  • Ballet Shoes

    Noel Streatfeild

    Product Code: BSV2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Noel Streatfield has inspired many would-be actors and ballet dancers with her classic children's book Ballet Shoes. And the book's enduring appeal lies in the three Fossil sisters' fiercely different characters.

    "I wonder... if other girls had to be one of us, which of us they'd choose to be?" Pauline longs to be an actress. Petrova is happiest playing with cars and engines. And if she could... Posy would dance all day!

    But when their benefactor Great-Uncle Matthew disappears, the future for the Fossil girls is threatened. Ballet Shoes is the perfect present for ballet-mad children aged 7+.
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  • Princess Writes a Play

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: WXK2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Princess loves to write plays. But her teacher is too busy to help the class put on one of Princess' plays. What will the class do?
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  • I Can Do It - Dividing Sums

    Product Code: CDDS
    Hardback 7 years +
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    This interactive and reusable hardback will help children aged 7 and over learn all about important maths skills in the comfort of their own home.

    It has over 100 division questions for children to answer and is designed to help them gain confidence when it comes to maths. 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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  • Jamie's Amazing Cape Adventures Collection - 4 Books

    Pete Johnson

    Product Code: JAMI
    Collection 7 years +
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    Pete Johnson is a Roald Dahl Funny Prize-shortlisted author who writes zesty, hilarious stories. The books in this collection follow Jamie as he finds a cape covered in gold stars. He likes to pretend it grants wishes.

    Bug Brother finds Jamie wishing his brother Harry would turn into a blue bottle; Detective Brother has Mrs Jones' earrings going missing; Invisible Brother finds Harry getting his hands on the coat and having his favourite wish come true; and Pirate Brother follows a swashbuckling encounter with Brave Bill - the magic pirate from Jamie's favourite book.

    Format: paperback
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  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    Michael Morpurgo

    Product Code: SGJ2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Michael Morpurgo offers his take on the classic Arthurian legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

    Sir Gawain is King Arthur's greatest night and he finds himself battling the Green Knight in a challenge that strikes fear and dread into Arthur's court...

    This is a thrilling and enchanting read about an incredible quest.
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  • How to Make a Book

    Product Code: HTMB
    Hardback 8 years +
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    Make your own masterpiece!

    This is the ultimate guide to creating your own book. One side is a handy (and easy to tear) instruction booklet with advice, ideas and tips for writing and illustrating your own story, while the other is blank - just waiting for your budding author to scribble down all their ideas.

    Sure to inspire a child's creativity, this helps them make books that look just like the real thing - complete with a cover, beginner, middle and ending.
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  • The BFG (Colour Edition & CD)

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: BFD2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    The BFG stomped into cinemas in a film adaptation that brought together the magical minds of Roald Dahl and Steven Spielberg. Children were wowed by this spectacle, and will love reading the classic book this smash-hit film was based on.

    This full-colour edition of the story that finds a Big Friendly Giant teaming up with young Sophie to stop the more gruesome giants guzzling up 'human beans' not only features Quentin Blake's iconic artwork but also comes with four audio CDs that find Roald Dahl super fan David Walliams reading the story in his own inimitable style

    Running time: 4 hours, 25 minutes (across four CDs)
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  • Detective Pikachu: Story of the Movie

    Pokemon

    Product Code: DETP
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Are you ready to go on the adventure of a lifetime with Detective Pikachu? Gotta read it all...

    People live in harmony alongside Pokemon in Ryme City but when Tim Goodman's father disappears under suspicious circumstances, he's determined to uncover the truth. To solve this mystery, he's going to need some help - and who better than the cute super sleuth Detective Pikachu?

    This is the story of the smash-hit film staring Justice Smith and Ryan Reynolds as the iconic yellow furball.
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  • Flash

    Princess of Pets Collection - 3 Books

    Paula Harrison

    Product Code: PROP
    Collection 7 years +
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    Enjoy an incredible journey with the Princess of Pets!

    Written by Paula Harrison, the author of The Rescue Princesses, these sparkling stories (complete with shiny jackets) are ideal for newly independent readers and packed with fun plots and appealing illustrations. They're also great for children who love animals!

    Even though Ruby Palace is no place for pets, Princess Bea is determined to not let royal rules stop her looking after animals in need including a naughty kitten, a lonely pony and a lost puppy. There's also a snowy reindeer to help get your children in the festive mood.
    Format: paperback
    • £2.00
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  • Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

    Robert Louis Stevenson

    Product Code: AOI2
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Classic stories retold in exciting graphic novel format. Each title includes high-quality artwork, simple text, discussion questions and writing prompts.
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  • LEGO Harry Potter: The Magical Guide to the Wizarding World

    DK

    Product Code: HPMW
    Hardback 8 years +
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    This book brings a little LEGO magic into any Harry Potter fan's life!

    It's full of spellbinding photographs and shots of LEGO Harry Potter Minifigures (including Harry, Ron, Hermione and Professor Dumbledore) and sets including the Hogwarts Express, the Great Hall and the awe-inspiring castle.

    Along with fascinating facts, there is also a focus on the fantastic beasts and creatures featured in the popular LEGO sets including Fawkes the phoenix, Hedwig the snowy owl and Aragog the giant spider.
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  • Coding for Beginners using Scratch

    Jonathan Melmoth

    Product Code: CFBS
    Hardback 7 years +
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    An ideal introduction to coding for children who are just starting to learn about computer coding at school, Coding for Beginners is a friendly and accessible book will teach children the basics of Scratch (a free, online programme developed by MIT which is widely used in primary schools), allowing them to get inside the code of their computer and create simple games and animations on screen.

    Taking young coders step by step through a number of different Scratch learning games and tasks, the book will have them mastering coding in no time at all.
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