Children's Books

3 years +

  • Elmer Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781783446490 - David McKee
    ELMR 3 years +
    David McKee
    3 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Elmer is a favourite with toddlers all over the world and this collection brings together 10 classic stories starring the patchwork elephant.

    Written and illustrated by David McKee, the vibrant colours will catch the eye of any young child while the gentle stories find Elmer waiting for a storm to end so he can see a rainbow; playing in the snow; and on the hunt for Baby Elephant's lost teddy.

    These books also help children understand that everyone is different and that this is something to celebrate.
    Format: paperback
  • Big Cat Phonics Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780007966318
    BGCP 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
    • £12.00
    • RRP £80.00
    • Save £68.00
    • Just 60.00p per book
    Covering Collins Big Cat Reading Levels 1 and 2, the books in this collection have been designed to help support children's reading development at home.

    Phonics is a proven system that helps children learn to read and write by teaching them letter sounds (known as phonemes) rather than letter names and here they're featured in funny stories. You should encourage children to read the stories and encourage them to sound out any words they struggle with. Among the stories are Hansel and Gretel, Panda's Band and Mole in the Hole.

    These books come with notes for parents that will help you offer support as your children learn to read at school.
    Format: paperback
  • Paddington Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007968213 - Michael Bond
    PADN 3 years +
    Michael Bond
    3 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This collection brings together 10 of much-missed author Michael Bond's most beloved Paddington stories.

    These funny picture books follow the marmalade-loving bear from Peru on gentle adventures that range from his arrival at Paddington Station, complete with a suitcase bearing the note 'Please look after this bear', to a fun day at the carnival.

    With all the books featuring R.W. Alley's iconic artwork, this is the perfect collection for any family excited about the second Paddington film starring Ben Whishaw and Hugh Bonneville. As you read the stories, you'll quickly realise why Paddington was described by Stephen Fry as a 'national treasure'.
    Format: paperback
  • The Christmas Wishes! Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781786927552 - Clare Fennell et al
    PBSC 3 years +
    Clare Fennell et al
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £10.00
    • RRP £59.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This is a collection of cracking Christmas stories that are perfect for reading in the build-up to the big day and over the entire festive season. It comes with an adorable little, plush polar bear key ring!

    Including The Polar Bear Who Saved Christmas, a charming story about Pip who hears a jingling sound as Christmas approaches and can't resist following it. It turns out to be a sleigh and soon Pip arrives in a winter wonderland that just so happens to be home to Santa and the elves.

    There are also traditional favourites included in this collection including Jingle Bells, We Three Kings and 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. There's also the decidedly contemporary The Christmas SElfie contest which finds elves seeing who can take the most festive picture.

    These books are full of simple, rhyming text and gorgeous, magical artwork.
  • Ladybird Read It Yourself Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9780241327852
    LBRY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £19.00
    • RRP £149.70
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    • Just 63.00p per book
    From the much-admired experts at Ladybird books comes this collection that includes a mixture of classics like The Ugly Duckling and contemporary favourites including Kung-Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon.

    Covering Levels 1-4, the 30 stories have been written in conjunction with educational experts and include a variety of key, high-frequency words that are vital when it comes to learning to read. A limited number of story words are also introduced and practised.

    These books will help build the confidence of new readers and as they tackle each level, they'll become more fluent and start to read independently. Many of the books include comprehension puzzles, helpful notes for parents, carers and teachers and more detailed book band information.

    Level 1: For children who are ready to take their first steps in reading
    Level 2: For beginner readers who can read short, simple sentences with help
    Level 3: For more confident readers who can read simple stories with some help.
    Level 4: Longer stories for more independent, fluent readers.
    Format: paperback
  • All I Want for Christmas Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781444942392 - Mick Inkpen et al
    AIWC 3 years +
    Mick Inkpen et al
    3 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This fantastically festive collection of picture books contains an exciting selection of old and new favourites.

    From the classics The Twelve Days of Christmas and The Tale of Jack Frost to more modern stories starring Mick Inkpen's Wibbly Pig and David Melling's Hugless Douglas, these are sure to be cherished at Christmas time.

    These books have gorgeous illustrations, funny and simple stories and are just perfect for sharing at the most magical time of the year.

    Format: paperback
  • Thomas Story Time Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780603573736
    TMST Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £10.00
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    Thomas the Tank Engine and all his friends enjoy 10 incredible adventures in this bright and colourful collection.

    Train-obsessed children will be very entertained as they follow the goings-on on the Island of Sodor. Percy makes some new friends; the engines find some buzzy bees; and there's a runaway kite on the loose.
    Format: paperback
  • AFKWR 3 years +
    3 years +
    (8)
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £2.60
    The Jolly Postman delivers cards and letters to various fairy-tale characters. He has a letter of apology for the three bears from Goldilocks, a postcard from Jack for the giant, a solicitor's letter on behalf of Little Red Riding-Hood for the wolf who ate grandma, and so on. There are six envelopes in the book, each containing letters, cards, etc.
  • Bedtime Fun For Everyone Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509829064 - Julia Donaldson et al
    BFUN 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson et al
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £64.90
    • Save £52.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
    Perfect for little sleepyheads, the Bedtime Fun for Everyone Collection includes 10 wonderful stories to share with your child as they drift off to sleep. It features books from acclaimed authors including Julia Donaldson, Ian Whybrow and Jill Murphy.

    Including just the right combination of soothing stories and exciting tales, this collection will leave you well prepared when it comes to tucking the little ones in for the night.

    With the work of some truly brilliant illustrators also on show, this is a collection of books that will be read over and over again.
  • Ladybird Tales Classic Collection - 22 Books - Collection - 9780241321836
    LDYT 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £19.00
    • RRP £109.78
    • Save £90.78
    • Just 86.00p per book
    This classic collection of 22 stories and fairy tales comes from the experts at Ladybird and features the likes of Dick Whittington, Cinderella and the Three Little Pigs.

    Each hardback book has beautiful artwork full of richness and detail and is sure to be treasured. These charming books are perfect for introducing these famous tales and for sharing together.

    Format: Hardback
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Collection: Levels 1-3 - 33 Books - Collection - 9780192739858
    RWBZ 3 years +
    3 years +
    (29)
    • £15.00
    • RRP £163.67
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    • Just 45.00p per book
    Featuring 33 books covering reading levels 1-3, this collection of Oxford Reading Tree books is perfect for building a foundation in reading for young readers aged 3 and up.

    Specially designed by the reading experts at Oxford University Press, each book has a carefully levelled and beautifully illustrated story that parent and child will have lots of fun with as they read together, practising and perfecting essential skills that they'll be learning at school - from phonics and first stories to common words and everyday language.

    This Biff, Chip and Kipper collection features 32 storybooks and a parents' handbook full of ideas to make reading fun.
    Format: paperback
  • Camilla and Friends: Pink Limo Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781786926418 - Tim Bugbird
    CFPL 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £14.99
    • RRP £49.99
    • Save £35.00
    • Just £1.50 per book
    Coming in a cool - and fetching pink - limo-shaped box, these 10 charming stories are all about fairies, cute animals and even a polar bear.

    Filled with sweet illustrations, fun text and coming with four stacking blocks, these are exciting books that children will love and return to again and again.

    Perfect for sharing, these padded hardbacks feature cool characters including Camilla the Cupcake Fairy, Paulette the Pinkest Puppy and Posie the Kitten.

    Format: hardback
  • I'm Ready to Learn Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780241326565
    RTLF 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £18.00
    • RRP £97.80
    • Save £79.80
    • Just 90.00p per book
    Containing 12 phonics readers, six activity-filled sticker workbooks and two sets of flashcards, this is an essential collection to help children gain success at school.

    There are phonics books covering Ladybird Levels 1-12. All of these are bursting with simple language and engaging stories that will help children develop their phonics skills.

    There are also maths books covering numbers, addition, subtraction and the times tables and flashcards to help aid children's learning even further.

    Format: paperback
  • Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801251 - Julia Donaldson
    JDZB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (36)
    • £11.00
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.10 per book
    The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom... when it comes to books for toddlers, Julia Donaldson can't be beaten and you'll find all these and more in this brilliant 10-book collection.

    Sure to quickly become bedtime favourites, our collection also includes Julia Donaldson stories that may not be as well known but are just as delightful. With flowing, rhyming copy and illustrations from the likes of Axel Scheffler, Rebecca Cobb and Emily Gravett, we just know your toddlers will love The Snail and the Whale, The Paper Dolls and Cave Baby.

    Stories to be returned to time and time again and perfect for shared reading, you will not find these amazing picture books at a lower price. A must for any young reader!

    Format: Paperback
  • Oxford Reading Tree: Snapdragons Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9780192759849
    SNAP 4 years +
    4 years +
    (5)
    • £13.00
    • RRP £149.70
    • Save £136.70
    • Just 43.00p per book
    Covering the Oxford Reading Tree Reading Levels 1-5, this huge collection has stories that will appeal to a wide variety of children. All written and illustrated by top authors, these books will help children develop their reading skills and captivate their imaginations.

    The books in this collection are presented in different shapes and sizes and are ideal for introducing children to a wider range of reading. Suitable for those aged 4 and designed to last until they're 6, there are simple picture books to start off with before moving onto the more advanced stories in the carefully levelled set.

    Very engaging, this collection contains stories about families, animals and familiar activities. There is even a sheet with advice on how parents can help children make the most of their reading.
  • My Big Box of Books Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781848959170
    MBBX 3 years +
    3 years +
    (10)
    • £16.00
    • RRP £139.80
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    • Just 80.00p per book
    Certain to provide hours upon hours of reading fun for any future bookworm, this big box of beautifully illustrated short stories will enthrall young readers as they take their first steps into the wonderful world of books.

    Containing 20 stories that are just perfect for sharing with your little ones at both playtime and bedtime (or any time, really), the Big Box of Books gives everything children aged 3 and above need to fall in love with reading: heart-warming stories, stunning illustrations and fun-loving characters.

    From Monty and Millli: The Totally Amazing Magic Trick to Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Bunny? and Icky Little Duckling, this collection of laugh-out-loud adventures is just perfect for enjoying together with Mummy and Daddy.
  • Winnie the Witch Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780192766762 - Laura Owen & Korky Paul
    WWPC 3 years +
    Laura Owen & Korky Paul
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £10.00
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Young witches and wizards will have a spellbinding time with these magical stories starring Winnie the Witch and her ever-suffering companion, Wilbur the cat.

    Written by Valerie Thomas and illustrated by Korky Paul, the Winnie stories have sold over 7 million copies and been translated into 30 languages and are full of laugh-out-loud antics.

    These picture books find the pair planning a birthday party; enjoying a trip to the seaside; and taking a trip back in time to the prehistoric era - will they face a disastrous dinosaur dilemma?
    Format: paperback
  • ADNCN 4 years +
    Fiona Watt
    4 years +
    • £14.89
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £0.10
    This is a fabulous new storybook with four embedded tracks and a pull-back helicopter toy that little children can enjoy from again and again. Place the helicopter on the tracks and watch it zoom around as its crew rescues a skier in the mountains, boys from rocks at the seaside, collects an injured oil rig worker, and then returns to its base at a hospital. It is a fantastic gift, guaranteed to delight and entertain young children.
  • ALGXQ 3 years +
    Fiona Watt
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £15.99
    • RRP £19.99
    • Save £4.00
    A toy and a book in one, this large, chunky board book comes with a wind-up toy steam train. Wind the train up and set in on the embedded track in each page to see it chugging along through the countryside. Each of the four tracks is removable, and together they combine to make one giant train track.
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780198411093 - Julia Donaldson
    SONB 4 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    4 years +
    (59)
    • £15.00
    • RRP £128.82
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    • Just 42.00p per book
    Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are especially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read.

    From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones.

    Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in primary school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
  • AAJWE 3 years +
    Sam Taplin
    3 years +
    • £15.99
    • RRP £19.99
    • Save £4.00
    All the thrills and spills of the Grand Prix are in this book! With three sturdy tracks embedded in the pages, the two accompanying wind-up racing car toys can be raced, overtaking one another, crashing and swerving to be the first to reach the finish line. It contains all sorts of information and fun facts about motor racing including pit stops, overtaking and getting ready to race. This is a perfect gift for young racing enthusiasts.
  • The Big Christmas Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781848694750
    BBCS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Have a simply wonderful Christmas time with 10 fantastic festive stories!

    Displayed in a keepsake box, the stories celebrate the magic of Christmas and we're sure Yule love reading them along with your children.

    Throughout the books, your kids will be captivated by Little Mouse, who wonders just why Christmas is so special; join Gemma and Ty as they unpack the decorations, but it's not long before disaster strikes; and join Little Rabbit as he makes a snowman and gets lost on his way home...
    Format: paperback
  • Nature Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406380477 - Nicola Davies el al
    NTST 3 years +
    Nicola Davies el al
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £10.00
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Full of heart-warming moments and animal antics, this 10-book collection is bursting with charming stories about all kinds of cute critters.

    Full of jaw-dropping facts, children will get to find out about how some sharks are no bigger than a chocolate bar; what an Emperor penguin gets up to during a bitterly inhospitable winter; and how a tiny sea turtle grows and grows before heading back home to become a mother.

    Covering the life cycles of various animals in a narrative style, these are fun and fascinating books for little nature lovers.
    Format: paperback
  • ABLXQ 3 years +
    Jessica Greenwell
    3 years +
    • £12.89
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £0.10

    Written by Jessica Greenwell and illustrated by Lee Wildish, Noisy Farm is an illustrated board book that comes complete with an attached sound panel to brilliantly bring rural scenes to life. Little ones aged 3 and over will be fascinated by the crowing cockerel, bleating sheep, lowing cows and much, much more in this wonderful book!