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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 : Babies

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar

    Eric Carle

    Product Code: ACAEW
    Other Toddlers
    "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" has been enchanting generations of toddlers for over forty years. Now you can share this enduring story in a brand new big board book format, perfect for the home, library or nursery classroom.
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  • The Wheels on the Bus Audio

    BBC

    Product Code: BJHSX
    Audio Toddlers
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    Sing and rhyme along with these 26 much-loved nursery rhyme songs! Includes: 'The Wheels on the Bus' / 'Down at the Station, Early in the Morning' / 'Row Row Row Your Boat' / 'The Big Ship Sails on the Alley Alley Oh' / 'London Bridge is Falling Down' / 'Jack and Jill' / 'Hickory Dickory Dock' / 'I'm a Little Teapot' / 'Polly Put the Kettle On' / 'Miss Polly had a Dolly' / 'Pop Goes the Weasel' / 'Five Currant Buns' / 'Ten Fat Sausages' / 'Peter Hammers with One Hammer' / 'The Grand Old Duke of York' / 'Girls and Boys Come Out to Play' / 'I Jump Out of Bed' / 'Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush' / 'Ring a Ring o'Roses' / 'I Hear Thunder, I Hear Thunder' / 'Incy Wincy Spider' / 'Heads Shoulders Knees and Toes' / 'If You're Happy and You Know it Clap Your Hands' / 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star' / 'Wee Willie Winkie' / 'Ten in a Bed'. 1 CD. 40 mins.
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  • Peace at Last

    Jill Murphy

    Product Code: BLXDK
    Paperback Babies
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    The hour was late and Mr Bear was tired. But he could not sleep - however he tried and wherever he tried.Snore, snore went Mrs Bear.Tick-tock, tick-tock went the clock.Would he never get to sleep? The familiar noises, repetition and beautiful illustrations make Jill Murphy's the delightful Peace at Last an all-time favourite bedtime story with children and adults everywhere. This is a beautiful refreshed edition of a much-loved picture book classic.
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  • Hey Duggee - Little Library

    Unknown

    Product Code: AVVIG
    Other Babies
    (1)
    Budding little Squirrel Club members will love this adorable collection of four mini board books. Each one tells the story of a different Squirrel Club badge, and stars Duggee, Tag, Roly, Norrie, Happy and Betty from the smash-hit, BAFTA-nominated Cbeebies cartoon. Woof!
  • Whatever Next!

    Jill Murphy

    Product Code: BLXDG
    Paperback Babies
    The moon and back before bath time? Whatever next!Join Baby Bear as he finds a rocket, makes friends with an owl and has a picnic on the moon. Celebrate thirty-five years of the bear family with this very special edition of the classic bedtime story, Whatever Next!, a beautiful story of innocence and imagination, full of the characteristic warmth and humour of Jill Murphy, author of The Worst Witch.
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  • Oh Dear! 35th Anniversary Edition

    Rod Campbell

    Product Code: BMTUB
    Other Toddlers
    (1)
    Rod Campbell, the creator of the preschool lift-the-flap classic Dear Zoo, has been a trusted name in early learning for over thirty-five years, and Oh Dear! has been a firm favourite with toddlers and parents alike since it was first published in 1983.Buster's staying with Grandma on the farm. But where will he find the eggs for breakfast? Not in the stable - oh dear! Young children will love lifting the flaps as they turn the pages and follow Buster around the farm. With bright, bold artwork, simple, catchy text and a whole host of favourite farm animals, Oh Dear! is a classic story to come back to again and again, and the thick board pages, chunky cased cover and sturdy flaps make it great for small hands.
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  • Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes...

    Annie Kubler

    Product Code: ALTEB
    Board Toddlers
    (1)
    This award winning series has been specifically designed for babies. A great introduction to books through well-known nursery rhymes and interactive text. Singing songs and rhymes is the perfect way to bond with your baby and share quality time. It also aids language development by introducing them to the natural sounds and patterns of speech. Combining these with actions also stimulates the brain and helps muscle development.
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  • Baby Touch and Feel Farm Animals

    Product Code: ATGED
    Other Babies
    This title helps you introduce your baby to farm animals with touch and feel textures. You can tickle and touch the textures together with your baby and watch them discover their favourite Farm Animals. You can encourage your baby to learn early concepts such as colours, shapes and patterns as they turn each page. You can let their little hands roam to find a velvety cow, a woolly sheep, a feathery cockerel, and a cuddly kid. Twinkly, fluffy and fuzzy textures in a chunky package are perfect for encouraging tiny fingers to explore and tiny minds develop. Sturdy pages with tactile covers and rounded corners mean these books will last years of reading.
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  • The Singing Mermaid

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: BMKHW
    Paperback Babies
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    Tempted by the promise of fame and fortune, the Singing Mermaid joins a circus. The crowds love her, but the poor mermaid is kept in a tank by the wicked circus owner Sam Sly, and she soon longs to return to the freedom of her ocean home.The Singing Mermaid is a delightful tale from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard. With brilliant rhyming verse, bright and distinctive illustrations and glitter on every page, this story is loved by children and parents alike.Enjoy all the stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: Sharing a Shell, The Princess and the Wizard, The Rhyming Rabbit, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday.
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  • Lost and Found

    Oliver Jeffers

    Product Code: AIOOS
    Other Babies
    Set sail on a wonderful adventure in this toddler-friendly board book from award-winning, bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers! There once was a boy and one day he found a penguin at his door...The boy decides the penguin must be lost and tries to return him. But no one seems to be missing a penguin. So the boy decides to take the penguin home himself, and they set out in his row boat on a journey to the South Pole. But when they get there, the boy discovers that maybe home wasn't what the penguin was looking for after all...
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  • Jack and the Beanstalk: Ladybird First Favourite Tales

    Iona Treahy

    Product Code: BDRBZ
    Hardback Toddlers
    Based on the traditional fairy tale 'Jack and the Beanstalk', this vibrantly illustrated story is sure to become a favourite in every home. Jack's mother is very angry when he swaps their only cow for some magic beans. But before Jack knows it, he is off on a big adventure! Part of the Ladybird 'First Favourite Tales' series - a perfect introduction to fairy tales for preschoolers - this hardback book contains lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children. Ideal for reading aloud and sharing with 2-4 year olds.
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  • That's not my lion...

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: BWEIP
    Other Toddlers
    Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the bestselling That's not my... series with this book that is certain to be the mane event of your toddler's reading time - That's not my Lion!

    This new addition to the series has holographic gold edges and textured patches on the pages for babies and toddlers to touch and feel as they work their way though the book. The bright artwork will also help develop sensory and language awareness.
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  • My New Baby

    Rachel Fuller

    Product Code: BHNRR
    Other Babies
    There is so much to find out when a baby is born! What does it smell like, and when will it walk? When does it sleep, and what does it like to eat? A new addition to any family is exciting, but the experience can alsobe worrying and confusing for siblings. Coping with the new situations and emotions that arise can be very challenging. This series of four board books deals with the anticipation of waiting for the new baby, the excitement of the arrival itself, and the beginnings of the special relationship that develops between siblings. The simple conversational text and lively illustrations are carefully designed to encourage further dialogue between reader and child.
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  • That's Not My Car

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ACMNO
    Board Toddlers

    That's Not My Car is part of Usborne's popular series of touchy-feely books that feature bright pictures and patches of different textures that will help babies and toddlers develop sensory and language awareness. Little ones will love turning the pages and be enthralled when they get to touch the feely patches.

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  • Oi Frog

    Kes Gray

    Product Code: AUJYM
    Other Babies
    The board book edition of the bestselling rhyming story, jam-packed with the silliest of animals, with sales soaring over 140,000 copies, will have the youngest of readers in fits of laughter. Cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs, mules sit on stools and gofers sit on sofas, but Frog does not want to sit on a log! From the award-winning Kes Gray and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, comes an hilarious rhyming tale about a frog who discovers that all animals have their special places to sit! 'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail 'Hilarious illustrations and rhymes which are easy to recite and join in. Everyone will love it.' - Guardian Kes was voted by the Independent as one of the TOP TEN children's authors and he is the author of the award-winning Eat Your Peas and winner of the Red House Children's Book Award. Jim's first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize.
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  • Baby Touch And Feel: Farm

    DK

    Product Code: BIMQB
    Other Babies
    Teach your baby all about farms with touch and feel textures Stroke, tickle and touch the textures together with your baby and help them discover all about farms. Oink oink! Quack quack! Let their little hands roam and feel how feathery the ducklings are and how soft the piglets feel. They'll learn as you play. Twinkly, bumpy, scaly, silky, sandy, sticky and shiny textures in a chunky package: perfect for encouraging tiny fingers to explore and tiny minds to develop.
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  • That's Not My Monkey

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ADPGE
    Board Toddlers
    This is a new title in the groundbreaking "That's not my..." series. This award winning series is shortlisted for the British Book Industry Stora Enso Award for Design and Production. It combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel on each page. It helps very young children develop important language and sensory skills. This Series is awarded 'Best Buy' by the readers of "Prima Baby" magazine.
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  • Peter Rabbit Buggy Book

    Beatrix Potter

    Product Code: AEBAV
    Board Toddlers
    This is a gorgeous little buggy book, with very simple and appealing illustrations. It is suitable for the very youngest Beatrix Potter fans, who will love discovering the things that Peter Rabbit likes to do best. Join him as he hops, nibbles, cuddles and sleeps. This buggy book is perfect for babies on the go, simply clip to a buggy or a highchair and it will keep kids entertained at any time.
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  • Peppa Pig: Peppa's Super Noisy Sound Book

    Ladybird

    Product Code: ALKKX
    Hardback Toddlers
    Peppa's Super Noisy Sound Book is a fun, interactive sound book, for fans of Peppa Pig! Snort! Find out what happens when Peppa and George's very quiet day turns very noisy indeed! With 18 sound buttons to press as you read the story, this is a super noisy gift for every Peppa fan! Based on the BAFTA award-winning animation. There are lots more Peppa Pig books from Ladybird for you to enjoy including: The Big Tale of Little Peppa and Play with Peppa Hand Puppet Book.
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  • Goodnight Moon

    Margaret Wise Brown

    Product Code: AWRHU
    Other Babies
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    Chosen as one of BookTrust and Supernanny Jo Frost's Best Bedtime Reads for Newborns. This gentle bedtime story, which has lulled generations of children to sleep, is the perfect first book to share at bedtime. Now with a beautiful gold stamp to celebrate the 70th anniversary of this classic story. In a great green room a little bunny is tucked up snugly and safely in bed and is getting ready to say goodnight to all the familiar things in his room, one by one. Margaret Wise Brown's comforting, rhythmical text accompanied by the warmth of Clement Hurd's classic mid-century illustrations make Goodnight Moon a timeless picture book, which is known and loved around the world. Printed now with a beautifully vivid orange pantone ink to recapture the magic of the 1947 original, Goodnight Moon makes the perfect birthday or christening gift.
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  • Baby Touch and Feel Beep! Beep!

    Product Code: ATGKI
    Other Babies
    Help your baby discover all about tractors, trucks and rockets with touch and feel textures. "Baby Touch and Feel Beep! Beep!" is full of twinkly, bumpy, scaly, silky, sandy, sticky and shiny textures in a chunky package. Encourage your baby to learn early concepts such as colours, shapes and patterns as they turn each page. See the big strong bulldozer at work, the long arm of the digger and high in the sky - it's a plane! This title is perfect for encouraging tiny fingers to explore and young minds to develop. Sturdy pages with rounded corners mean "Baby Touch and Feel Beep! Beep!" will provide years of enjoyment.
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  • That's not my chick...

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: BLFAZ
    Other Toddlers
    Babies and toddlers will love turning the pages, feeling the tactile patches and looking for a cute chick in this first board book.

    Usborne's That's Not My Chick is a lovely present for any little one.
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  • Ten Little Pirates

    Mike Brownlow

    Product Code: AWXSE
    Other Toddlers
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    Join ten little pirates for a rhyming, counting adventure in this bestselling, multi-award-winning picture book. Now in a chunky board book format, perfect for little hands to hold. Ten little pirates set out to sea in search of adventure. But what will the ten little pirates do when they meet a hurricane...and a giant squid...and a HUNGRY SHARK? This fun-filled rhyming story, which incorporates counting backwards from ten to one, is great to share with young children who are learning about numbers. The colourful, humorous illustrations feature objects to spot and count on every page. With a bouncy, rhythmic text and lots of great sound words, this piratical adventure is perfect for sharing again and again. 'Traditional counting rhyme given a jaunty pirate twist that kids will love...a rollicking read with an easy rhythm and jaunty illustrations...excellent.' Guardian
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  • How to Catch a Star

    Oliver Jeffers

    Product Code: AIOOR
    Other Babies
    Celebrate the 10th anniversary of How to Catch a Star with this new toddler-friendly board book edition! An inspirational story from internationally bestselling, multi-prize-winning picture book creator Oliver Jeffers. Once there was a boy who loved stars so much that he wished he had one of his very own. Every night he watched the stars in the sky from his bedroom window and dreamed of how he could be their friend and how they could play hide-and-go-seek together. So, one day, he decided to set about catching a star of his very own...
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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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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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