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We have an exciting selection of children’s books for kids of all ages, from baby books to young adult books, featuring the world’s best-loved 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, we have the right book for you in our selection of kids' books!

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Children's Books : 5 years +

We have an exciting selection of children’s books for kids of all ages, from baby books to young adult books, featuring the world’s best-loved 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, we have the right book for you in our selection of kids' books!

  • TWST 5 years +

    Twisty Tales Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    Puss in Football Boots, The Boy Who Cried Sheep, The Ninjabread Man... This collection offers quirky new twists on the world's favourite fairy tales.

    Each book has bright and bold artwork and vibrant, easy-to-follow text. The familiar tales will make them instantly appealing and these different takes cannot fail to leave young readers in hysterics.

    Puss in Boots starts playing football for Fabchester United; Sleeping Beauty wakes up in the modern world and is frightened by mobile phones and the sound of traffic; and the Three Little pigs welcome a wolfy new neighbour...

    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
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  • RWBZ 3 years +

    Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Collection: Levels 1-3 - 33 Books (Collection)

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    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
    • £19.99
    • RRP £163.67
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  • RWBN 5 years +

    Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Levels 4-6 Collection - 25 Books (Collection)

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    Especially published for children at reading levels 4-6 and always popular with Book People customers, we're excited to bring you this massive 25-book Oxford Reading Tree collection starring Biff, Chip and Kipper.

    A scheme used by the vast majority of primary schools, these books will help children aged 5 and over develop into confident readers, and the familiar characters and entertaining stories are sure to be returned to again and again.

    Focusing on phonics so young readers can practise their sounds and letters, these first stories allow children to practise reading everyday language too. With eight covering each level, the fun-filled books come in a popper case and the collection also includes a parents' guide.
    Format: paperback
    • £17.99
    • RRP £123.75
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    PXAA 6 years +

    Project X Alien Adventures: Series 1 Collection - 31 Books (Collection)

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    Packed with fantastic artwork and ideal for preparing Year 2 schoolchildren aged 6 and above as they look to tackle their very first chapter books, our Project X Alien Adventures Collection is full of fun stories, activities and facts that will help young readers build their confidence in reading at Oxford Reading Level 7 and then progress right through to Level 11.

    Badlaw and his army of robotic Krools are taking over Planet Exis. Now Exis's only chance for freedom is for Nok and micro-friends Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger to save the day, free Exis from Badlaw and save Nok's parents, too!

    Gripping and sure to have even the most reluctant reader wanting to turn the pages and read on, this huge collection of 31 books is specially written by the creators of the Oxford Reading Tree (Biff, Chip and Kipper) to encourage children to enjoy reading independently.

    This 31-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 7 to 11 (book bands Turquoise, Purple, Gold, White and Lime). It is suitable for children in Year 2/P3.

    Please note the books in this collection vary in size. The dimensions stated are for the wallet that the books are presented in.
    Format: paperback
    • £17.99
    • RRP £154.90
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    BRBO 6 years +

    Brain Boosters Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

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    Match pairs, solve sums and crack the codes!

    These colourful Brain Boosters activity books will help children sharpen up their memory skills and learn about numbers and codes in a fun and interactive way.

    From picture puzzles to books based around the times tables and adding and subtracting, there is so much to enjoy and with eight in the collection, they're perfect for sharing out at parties.
    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
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    RCOW 5 years +

    Reading Champion: Developing Collection - 30 Books (Collection)

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    Every title in this bumper selection of Reading Champion books has been specifically designed for children aged 5 and over who are starting to read independently (Book Band level: Orange-White).

    From One of Our Tigers is Missing to Cave Boy and the Egg and Dragon's Hiccups, these expertly levelled books are full of appealing themes and easy-to-follow plots and will support the books read in school classrooms.

    The original stories have diverse artwork and contain reading advice and activities to further aid learning.

    Reading Champion is an innovative series, designed to support and enrich your child's reading experience at home. It is the first ever officially levelled reading programme linking to the guided reading that your child is doing in the classroom.
    Format: paperback
    • £17.99
    • RRP £149.70
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  • BGPA 5 years +

    Big Picture Atlas (Hardback)

    Emily Bone

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    This hardback is a full-colour picture atlas that will help children aged 5 and over learn all about the world around them.

    There are 15 beautifully illustrated maps for children to pore over and they explain all about different countries, continents, oceans, mountains and ice caps. A celebration of our amazing planet, it also explains where animals and people live.

    This book also contains fascinating facts about each country.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    MAVA 5 years +

    Marvel Avengers Assemble Story Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

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    This four-book collection provides superhero fans with an introduction to the origins of Avengers Thor, Iron Man, Captain America and Hulk.

    Sure to be enjoyed by Marvel fans of all ages, they are presented in a handy slipcase and the set even comes with 20 stickers to decorate the pages.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £24.99
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    CTHL 5 years +

    The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Dr Seuss

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    Children can learn all about popular and important concepts including dinosaurs, the solar system and insects with the zany characters of Dr. Seuss.

    These 10 books all feature rhyming text and illustrations inspired by Dr. Seuss' timeless creations and will help children understand what a fascinating world that we live in.

    They're entertaining AND educational... What do you think the Cat in the Hat would say about that?

    Format: paperback
    • £10.99
    • RRP £59.90
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  • JDAC 4 years +

    Julia Donaldson Activity Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Julia Donaldson

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    Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's picture books including The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and What the Ladybird Heard are hugely popular with little ones and these 10 books are full of activities inspired by the stories.

    This collection contains three colouring books (each with over 20 scenes to decorate); four sticker books (with over 100 stickers each); and three activity books (with over 30 puzzles in each one).

    Your little ones will love completing the puzzles and joining in the fun.
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
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    RNBM 5 years +

    Rainbow Magic: The Magical Talent Fairy Collection - 35 Books (Collection)

    Daisy Meadows

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    Our latest Rainbow Magic collection contains 35 fantastic stories about fairies with incredible talents... And the magical slipcase even has instructions for making a Lacey the Little Mermaid Fairy peg doll!

    A Book People favourite with children aged 5 and over, these stories find the Dance Fairies having to rescue their magic dance ribbons; the Sporty Fairies preparing for the Fairy Olympics; and the Showtime Fairies auditioning for a talent show.

    Completely spellbinding from first page to last, the easy-to-read Rainbow Magic stories are full of fun and will appeal to any child who has just started to read independently.

    Format: paperback
    • £19.99
    • RRP £174.65
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  • UPPU 5 years +

    Ultimate Pocket Puzzles Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Matthew Scott

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    Young puzzlers can test their brainpower with an exciting selection of crosswords, puzzles and wordsearches in these three books.

    The challenges range from easy to advanced and are sure to provide hours of fun on long journeys and rainy, stay-at-home days. They'll also help stave off those cries of 'I'm bored!'...

    The puzzles are presented in a fun and visually appealing way with engaging illustrations and will help develop a number of problem-solving skills.
    Format: paperback
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.97
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  • WGOI 5 years +

    What's Going On Inside My Head? (Hardback)

    Molly Potter

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    This book explains to children just how important mental health is to their happiness and well-being.

    It reveals practical ways that can help children keep their minds in good shape and encourages them to talk positively about themselves, their emotions, relationships and mindfulness in general. These ideas will hopefully help them develop healthy habits and good coping strategies from an early age.

    Written in a child-friendly but no-nonsense way, this book will help you start important and timely conversations with children about their mental and emotional health.
    • £4.99
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  • OWT2 5 years +

    The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark (Paperback)

    Jill Tomlinson

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    Young readers who are scared of the dark will find comfort when they read Jill Tomlinson's The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark with their favourite grown-ups.

    Plop is a baby Barn Owl who hates the dark... but as he meets all the different characters in the book, he overcomes his fears and learns the reasons why darkness is wonderful and important!

    Covering similar themes to Martin Waddell's Owl Babies and with stunning illustrations from Paul Howard, this is a touching and comforting picture book that will delight children aged 3 and over.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
    • £2.99
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  • FSI2 6 years +

    Flat Stanley (Paperback)

    Jeff Brown

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    The magical and brilliantly funny adventures of everyone's favourite flat boy - Flat Stanley. With wonderful new illustrations by the award-winning author/illustrator Rob Biddulph. Stanley Lambchop was just an ordinary boy - until a noticeboard fell on him. Now he's flat as a pancake! Being flat is fantastic - he can be rolled up, sent in the post and even fly like a kite. But it's not all fun and games . . . there are thieves in town. Can Flat Stanley be a hero? Jeff Brown's world-famous character Flat Stanley continues to charm half a century after he first found his way into print. Jeff Brown was a story editor and assistant film producer in Hollywood. He worked on the at The New Yorker and the Saturday Evening Post, and his stories appeared in these magazines and many others. Jeff created the classic character Flat Stanley, whose adventures have been beloved by children around the world for more than 50 years. He died in Manhattan in 2003. Rob Biddulph is a bestselling and award-winning children's book author and illustrator. He won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize for Blown Away and was nominated for the Kate Greenaway medal for GRRRRR! His other books include Odd Dog Out (Aug 2016) and Sunk! (March 2017).
    • £2.99
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  • SZP2 5 years +

    The Sheep-pig (Paperback)

    Dick King-Smith

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    Adapted into the 1995 film Babe, the Sheep-pig is a classic story by Dick King-Smith about an orphaned piglet who just wants to fit in...

    Babe was won by Farmer Hogget at a fair and was soon adopted by kind-hearted sheep-dog fly. He learns so much from Fly but knows he can never be a sheep-dog. But perhaps there's a chance he can be a sheep-pig?
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    ITAA 5 years +

    It's All About... Collection - 16 Books (Collection)

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    This collection of 16 fact-filled books looks at a huge range of fascinating topics including the natural world, the animal kingdom, science vehicles and transport.

    Each book is packed with facts and stats and comes with eight collectable cards to tear out and keep. Free extra content such as downloadable audio to accompany the books is available by logging into a special URL disclosed in the books.

    Format: paperback
    • £13.99
    • RRP £79.84
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    SATS 6 years +

    SATs Question Books KS1 Collection - 5 Books (Collection)

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    This collection of books will help your children prepare for the Key Stage 1 National Curriculum SATS tests.

    Falling in line with new testing requirements, these books have been specially designed to boost confidence and understanding of what children should expect when it comes to taking the tests. They contain regular progress tests to ensure children are absorbing the information.

    The practice questions offer realistic test preparation and the questions have been arranged by topic to help children with their revision plans. These books cover everything a child could be tested on.
    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
    • RRP £24.95
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    LSWE 5 years +

    LEGO Star Wars Episode I-VIII: Readers Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

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    Enjoy a brick-by-brick recreation of all your favourite stories and scenes from a galaxy far, far away with this set of eight LEGO Star Wars books.

    Packed with images of LEGO Star Wars sets, these are brilliant books for introducing heroic Jedi and amazing rebels and the evil characters who run the Empire.

    It will help children learn all about the Force and this timeless battle of good versus evil. The images are exciting and the text is easy to follow.

    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
    • RRP £39.92
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    SIAC 6 years +

    Science in Action Collection - 25 Books (Collection)

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    The Science in Action books are full of facts and activities that help Key Stage 1 children learn all about scientific elements ranging from electricity to fossils and the weather.

    From the five senses to life cycles, the human body, electricity and forces, these books are full of simple and accessible text and are sure to help children learn more about the world around them.

    These books also cover how seeds become sunflowers and how caterpillars evolve into butterflies.

    Format: paperback
    • £21.99
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  • SEAB 5 years +

    The Sea Book (Hardback)

    Charlotte Milner

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    Following on from The Bee Book, Charlotte Milner's The Sea Book contains a selection of fascinating fishy facts and beautiful illustrations of the sea and what lives in it.

    Bright and bold, this book features mammals, fish, invertebrates and reptiles and also looks at their habitats - from the icy tundra to colourful coral reefs and the deepest, darkest depths where all kinds of strange but stunning animals live.

    This celebration of the sea also highlights the important ecological issues we are currently facing and clearly explains the damaging effects humans are having on marine life - and what children can do to rectify this e.g. living plastic free and crafting their own recycled shopping bag from an old T-shirt!
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  • MWCA 4 years +

    Magic Water Colouring: Animals (Hardback)

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    Magical pictures to paint again and again... Just add water!

    Paint with water and see amazing animal images magically fill with colour. Leave them to dry and then paint them all over again!

    The illustrations are accompanied by facts and there are also other pictures to colour in with pencils or crayons and blank pages at the back so aspiring artists can draw something new!

    This is a cool and creative way for children of all ages to get arty!
    • £3.99
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    LTAH 5 years +

    Welcome to Our Habitats Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    Honor Head

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    This series of books explains to children how living things depend on each other and their environment for survival. They're packed with facts, core curriculum information and awe-inspiring photographs.

    These handy books explain the connections and interactions between the plants and animals and how they can help them make their habitats home.

    The four books in this collection are dedicated to the Arctic, the desert, the rainforest and the Coral Reef.

    Format: paperback
    • £4.99
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  • MFLM 5 years +

    Mindful Me Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

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    Your children can learn all about nature, feeling calm and dealing with emotions with this four-book collection.

    These engaging and illustrated books are specially written for children aged 5 and over and explain how important these traits are. They fully support the National Curriculum and present information in a hugely accessible way.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £35.96
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The Book People’s range of hand-picked children’s books is sure to inspire a lifelong love of reading in budding booklovers.

Books for all ages and interests

Whatever the kids are interested in - whether it’s colouring books, short stories for kids, pop-up books, enthralling adventures or fascinating 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 plenty of 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 Harry Potter books - and Disney books will ensure they’re booklovers for life. Explore our children’s books and find their new favourite read today.