Children's Books

7 years +

  • DC Superheroes Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781782027300
    DCSU 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £47.88
    • Save £37.89
    • Just 83.00p per book
    This 12-book collection provides a super introduction to chapter books with the help of DC Comics' famous heroes including Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman.

    Illustrated in a style that is instantly appealing to children aged 7 and over, the stories are easy to read, very exciting and find our heroes battling against some vile villains.

    Superman has to deal with a shrinking city; Captain Cold fights it out in a blizzard battle; and Batman finds himself facing up against the Puppet Master.
    Format: paperback
  • Marvel Avengers Assemble Story Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781472381729
    MAVA 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £24.99
    • Save £18.00
    • Just £1.75 per book
    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.
  • LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241287019
    LGDC 7 years +
    7 years +
    (5)
    • £13.00
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £56.90
    • Just £1.30 per book
    Including an exclusive Minifigure of Batman, this 10-book collection gives young superhero fans the chance to learn more about Batman, Superman and many more of the heroes and villains from the DC Comics universe.

    Full of facts about the characters and their battles, it will tell you who their friends and foes are and focuses on some of the best builds you can make inspired by them.

    Format: Hardback
  • Helen Peters Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781788002110 - Helen Peters
    HLPT 7 years +
    Helen Peters
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.96
    • Save £17.97
    • Just £1.50 per book
    Described as 'a modern James Herriot for young readers', Helen Peters' books are warm and realistic stories about life on a farm.

    Sure to make children aged 6 and over laugh and cry, they focus on cute critters, including a duckling called Button, a kitten called Holly and a piglet called Truffle.

    These very appealing stories will delight animal lovers and have a charming, traditional feel. There's even a Christmas story to add to the joy.
    Format: paperback
  • Jeremy Strong Collection - 14 Books - Collection - 9780241335260 - Jeremy Strong
    JSTG 7 years +
    Jeremy Strong
    7 years +
    • £12.99
    • RRP £83.86
    • Save £70.87
    • Just 93.00p per book
    Children should prepare to laugh their socks off with the one and only Jeremy Strong. This bumper collection means bumper laughs!

    Containing five My Brother's Famous Bottom stories, six The Hundred-Mile-an-Hour Dog books and one each covering mothers, Egyptian, Roman and Viking times, these are laugh-out-loud books, full of charm and appeal. In fact, they're so funny that they'd even inspire children who wouldn't normally pick up a book to love reading.

    The My Brother's Famous Bottom books follow Nicholas as he enjoys a series of misadventures with his family when his baby brother becomes a national celebrity; The Hundred-Mile-an-Hour Dog books are about Streaker, a mixed-up kind of dog who could be described as 'a rocket on four legs with a woof attached'.

    Format: Paperback
  • No. 1 Boy Detective Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781783446506 - Barbara Michelhill & Tony Ross
    BYDT 7 years +
    Barbara Michelhill & Tony Ross
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £51.91
    • Just 80.00p per book
    Damian Drooth is a super sleuth, a number 1 detective and a boy who has a nose for trouble... He's determined to clean up the world so criminals better beware!

    First up, Damian finds himself caught up in the glamorous world of film-making. However, he realises it's a den of deceit and he's going to need all his skills, wits and cunning to keep out of trouble and save Trixibelle, the daughter of a crazy, mega-rich director.

    Written by Barbara Mitchelhill and with illustrations by Tony Ross, these are rib-tickling reads for children aged 7 and over.
  • Frank Cottrell Boyce Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781509880287 - Frank Cottrell Boyce
    FRCB 7 years +
    Frank Cottrell Boyce
    7 years +
    • £7.00
    • RRP £34.95
    • Save £27.95
    • Just £1.40 per book
    This collection contains five entertaining novels from the inimitable Frank Cottrell Boyce (award-winning author and screenwriter), all with fantastic cover artwork from Steven Lenton.

    Framed is a funny and touching story that finds a little boy turning the perfect crime into a work of art; Millions is the CILIP-Carnegie-Medal-winning tale of a not-so-great train robbery that ends with unexpected treasure; and Cosmic is a tall tale about a boy who ends up competing with a group of adults for a chance to head into space.

    Frank shows his anarchic side with the fast-paced The Astounding Broccoli Boy and Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth is all about a warm and rambunctious family who live on a small farm and sometimes foster children.
    Format: paperback
  • Puffin Poetry Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780141376288 - Michael Rosen et al
    PUFP 7 years +
    Michael Rosen et al
    7 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £65.90
    • Save £57.90
    • Just 80.00p per book
    Including laugh-out-loud anthologies from authors including Michael Rosen, Spike Milligan and Gervase Phinn, this 10-book collection will show children just how funny poetry can be.

    Centrally Heated Knickers introduces children to the weird and wonderful world of martians, woolly saucepans and hot underwear; while Friendly Matches is a selection of football-based sonnets, rhyming couplets and poems.

    The Day Our Teacher Went Batty is a collection of poems based around familiar themes for children including crazy teachers. Very funny and extremely clever, these books are great for children who want to get into poetry.
  • Marcia Williams' Greek Myths Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781406375923 - Marcia Williams
    MWGM 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.00
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £16.96
    • Just 75.00p per book
    Marcia Williams provides an exciting and accessible introduction to the most famous and gripping tales from Greek Mythology in this great value collection.

    With witty illustrations and easy-to-follow text, these books are ideal for newly confident readers and those who have an interest in history. The tales are also exciting enough to appeal to those children who wouldn't normally pick up a book.

    Presented in a comic book style, among the stories children will enjoy reading are those of Pandora's Box, Theseus and the Minotaur, Daedalus and Icarus and The Twelve Tasks of Heracles.
  • Project X Alien Adventures: Series 1 Collection - 31 Books - Collection - 9780192739841
    PXAA 6 years +
    6 years +
    (54)
    • £19.99
    • RRP £154.90
    • Save £134.91
    • Just 64.00p per book
    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.
  • The Shakespeare Stories Collection - 16 Books - Collection - 9781408344880 - Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    NSHK 7 years +
    Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    7 years +
    (9)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £79.84
    • Save £71.84
    • Just 50.00p per book
    It's now over 400 years since the Bard died and his work still remains just as relevant and compelling today. Boasting 16 of William Shakespeare's most popular and enduring plays, this collection contains rewritten versions of all his most well-known tales.

    From the tragedy of Macbeth to the humour of Much Ado About Nothing, this superb collection of paperbacks makes an excellent introduction to Shakespeare for younger readers.

    The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life, allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.

    Please note that although these books are suitable for children aged 9 and over to enjoy independently, the themes they cover mean they may be considered more suitable for shared reading with children aged 7 plus.
  • Code Your Own Games Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781784930769
    CYOG 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £15.96
    • Just £1.00 per book
    From drawing simple shapes to building games and learning essential coding concepts, this collection will show children how to complete simple and practical tasks using Scratch in a fun and adventure-filled way.

    With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, the books focus on a medieval adventure starring Sir Percival; a pirates' search for lost treasure; a hunt for gold in the jungle with Captain Maria; and a space battle.

    Format: Paperback
  • The British Museum and The National Trust: Joke Book Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781788002097
    NTJK 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £14.97
    • Save £10.97
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Inspired by the British Museum and The National Trust, these side-splitting joke books will inspire children to learn more about our history while chuckling away.

    Each book features black-and-white illustrations from talented illustrators and a host of bite-sized facts that will make your children's jaws drop.

    From amazing ancient worlds to the nuttier side of nature and historical figures including kings and queens, Romans, Victorians and pirates, there's a joke for every situation.
    Format: paperback
  • Project X Alien Adventures: Series 2 Collection - 25 Books - Collection - 9780198377900
    PXAL 7 years +
    7 years +
    (19)
    • £17.99
    • RRP £168.80
    • Save £150.81
    • Just 72.00p per book
    So many of you have been asking us for the next books in the bestselling series and now we're delighted to say The Project X team are back - and they're set to face their biggest challenges yet in this massive 25-book collection.

    Max, Cat, Ant, Tiger and their new robot micro-friend, Eight, face a number of new challenges that will inspire young readers to keep turning the pages of every single action-packed book included in the collection.

    With stories written by authors including Steve Cole, Elen Caldecott and Jacqueline Rayner, the plots follow the gang as they face off against Badlaw; go in search of a missing cargo of cyberbees; and are attacked by a swarm of metal-eating, robotic space locusts. The collection also includes a larger-format Fact File full of activities.

    With their 3D-style artwork, the books are perfect for children in Year 3 at school. All-new stories, they continue the adventures from the first series at Oxford Reading Level 9 and progress all the way up to Level 14, meaning they are suitable for children of differing reading abilities.

    This 25-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 9 to 14 (book bands Brown and Grey). It is suitable for children in Year 3 and 4. It follows on from the first collection back at Level 9 to help children hone their reading skills before moving onto the more advanced stories.
  • Paddington Fiction Collection - 13 Books - Collection - 9780007943609 - Michael Bond
    PTON 7 years +
    Michael Bond
    7 years +
    (3)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £77.87
    • Save £65.88
    • Just 92.00p per book
    Michael Bond's lovable, marmalade-loving bear has a huge fan base among young readers and their parents - and with the Paddington film having introduced the polite Peruvian bear to an entire new generation, there has never been a better time to relive the classic adventures of Paddington!

    Having travelled all the way from deepest, darkest Peru, Paddington is rescued by the kindly Brown family, who quickly discover that the charming little bear is a little bit of a trouble-magnet! Paddington's antics are guaranteed to get children aged 7 and over chuckling!

    Complete with Peggy Fortnum's original Paddington illustrations, this 13-book collection is essential reading for any little one who loved the film and wants to find out where the story came from - or for adults who wish to reacquaint themselves with Paddington's original adventures.
  • Bear Grylls Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781786960597
    BGRL 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £47.92
    • Save £39.92
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Chief scout, survivalist and adventurer extraordinaire Bear Grylls provides field guides for children who love the great outdoors in this eight-book collection.

    Fully illustrated, these guides showcase the essential skills children will need when it comes to camping, knots, danger and emergencies, tracking, maps and navigation, hiking and shelter building and first aid.

    Bear also provides a number of fun facts and explains (in step-by-step fashion) how to avoid dangerous creatures, gather food and keep warm.

    Format: paperback
  • My Little Pony Equestria Girls Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781408354391 - Perdita Finn et al
    MLPE 7 years +
    Perdita Finn et al
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £35.94
    • Save £27.95
    • Just £1.33 per book
    You've never seen the My Little Pony characters like this... They're now real girls!

    Princess Twilight Sparkle's crown has been stolen from the Crystal Empire so she has no choice but to retrieve it. As she follows the thief Sunset Shimmer, she finds herself transformed from a pony into a girl and she must learn about this strange new world in order to return home to Equestria.

    Luckily, the power and magic of friendship still remains in this new world and the girls she meets remind her of a certain group of ponies she knows back home... These are perfect for My Little Pony fans who are progressing to chapter books.
    Format: paperback
  • Infographics Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912171330
    INFG 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.00
    • RRP £47.94
    • Save £40.94
    • Just £1.40 per book
    Covering evolution, endangered animals and the human body among other topics children will be learning about at school, this collection presents awe-inspiring scientific facts in an informative and visually engaging style.

    The infographics books are image-led titles that combine accessible and factual text with modern graphics so that children can learn about different scientific areas in bite-sized chunks.

    The appealing visual style is sure to be a handy study aid as children get to grips with more complex scientific issues.
    Format: paperback
  • Pokemon Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781408353714
    POKM 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £14.96
    • Just £1.25 per book
    You Gotta Read 'Em All! This official Pokemon collection includes four stories following Ash Ketchum as he embarks on the adventure of a lifetime.

    Ash's Big Challenge finds Professor Oak sending him on an important mission to capture the unique and mysterious Poke Ball. Ash teams up with Pikachu, Brock and Misty and heads over to the Orange Islands where they quickly make some new friends - and some enemies!

    Pokemon Peril finds the Pokemon turning pink and there's even an Onix made of crystal. Will our heroes be able to work out what is going on before Team Rocket sabotage everything; before The Orange League has Ash taking part in the Four-Star Challenge; and before Scyther vs Charizard has two of the most hot-headed and powerful monsters battling against each other?
    Format: paperback
  • The Animal Box Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241329856
    ANLB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £13.00
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £56.90
    • Just £1.30 per book
    Covering living things ranging from invertebrates, fungi and plants to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals, this 10-book collection from DK will delight young nature lovers.

    These books are bursting with full-colour photographs of their subjects and easy-to-follow explanations about what each one is and their traits. There are even double-page photographs that highlight the species in their natural habitats.

    Related species are shown in proportion across the page that show children their varying sizes.
    Format: hardback
  • Rock Explorer Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781784932077
    RKEP 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £19.96
    • Save £15.96
    • Just £1.00 per book
    These four books provide young explorers aged 6 and over with an introduction to rocks, minerals, fossils and gems.

    There are fascinating facts about all of these rocks and items and the book is packed with photographs of rock formations, different minerals, sparkling gems and ancient fossils. There's even a glossary page to explain tricky new terms.

    These accessible books also answer questions ranging from where the oldest fossil was found to why gems are so expensive.
    Format: paperback
  • Stories for 6-Year-Olds - 3 Books - Collection - 9781509880317
    STSI 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.97
    • Save £13.97
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Featuring funny, magical and animal stories this collection of books, complete with cover artwork by Adam Stower, will delight children aged 6 and over.

    Funny Stories for 6-Year-Olds is hugely entertaining and includes stories from Margaret Mahy, Tony Bradman and Malorie Blackman; Magical Stories for 6-Year-Olds features fantasy stories from Joan Aiken, Berlie Doherty and The Brothers Grimm; and Animal Stories for 6-Year-Olds is full of rich and heart-warming stories from the likes of Dick King-Smith, David Henry Wilson and Meredith Hooper.

    With so many short stories to enjoy, these books are perfect to dip in and out of and can be read alone or aloud.

    Format: paperback
  • Strange Science Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912171262
    SGSC 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £7.00
    • RRP £47.94
    • Save £40.94
    • Just £1.17 per book
    The Strange Science and Explosive Experiments series of books explores the grim, gruesome and grizzly side of science.

    Exploring the brutal elements of the body, the evil side of the ecosystem and sounds that shatter, these books are refreshing and explore a whole new ? gross, grizzly and gruesome ? side to science.

    Some of the books' observations are marvellously messy, too.
    Format: paperback
  • Stories for 7-Year-Olds - 3 Books - Collection - 9781509880324
    STSV 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.97
    • Save £13.97
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Featuring funny, scary and animal stories this collection of books, complete with cover artwork by Adam Stower, will delight children aged 7 and over.

    Funny Stories for 7-Year-Olds is hugely entertaining and includes stories from Dick King-Smith, Philippa Gregory and Jacqueline Wilson; Scary Stories for 7-Year-Olds features gentle horror stories from Michael Rosen, Jamie Rix and Rose Impey; and Animal Stories for 6-Year-Olds is full of rich and heart-warming stories about adorable animals and cute critters.

    With so many short stories to enjoy, these books are perfect to dip in and out of and can be read alone or aloud.

    Format: paperback