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WWAC 7 years +7 years +
Jill Murphy's The Worst Witch is one of the all-time children's classics and this audio collection contains unabridged adaptations - read by Gemma Arterton - of all seven stories in the spellbinding series.
- RRP £45.00
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Mildred Hubble is the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches as she's always getting her spells wrong. But she always manages to get by until she turns Ethel, the teacher's pet, into her deadly enemy...
Format: CD. Unabridged. Approximate Running Time 11 hours, 9 minutes.
CDs in this collection:
The Worst Witch, The Worst Witch Strikes Again, A Bad Spell for The Worst Witch - Disc 1-2, The Worst Witch All at Sea - Disc 1-2, The Worst Witch Saves the Day - Disc 1-2, The Worst Witch to the Rescue - Disc 1-2, The Worst Witch and the Wishing Star - Disc 1-2 .
DWMG 9 years +9 years +
David Walliams' Dahl-esque books are hugely popular with children and many of them have been adapted into hit BBC shows. Here are nine of his books in audiobook format, so the whole family can listen and laugh to them - wherever you go!
- RRP £90.00
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Coming in a handy tin, the collection includes The Boy in the Dress, Mr Stink, Billionaire Boy, Gangsta Granny, Ratburger, Demon Dentist, Awful Auntie, Grandpa's Great Escape and The Midnight Gang. All the stories are read by David himself and he's joined by special guests including Nitin Ganatra, Michael Gambon and his old Little Britain partner Matt Lucas.
A bumper-tastic story collection full of heart and humour, these are stories you'll want to listen to over and over again.
Running time: 36 hours
Tin size: 145 x 145mm
TOWR 9 years +9 years +
From mammals to minerals and sharks to space, these reference books will delight young minds with their array of facts, stats and records.
- RRP £63.84
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- Just £1.25 per book
Very visual guides to important topics, these books are peppered with double-page photographs highlighting the amazing facts and there is also a data section at the end of each section offering stats including world records and top tens and other relevant information e.g. the Periodic Table in the Rocks and Minerals book.
These introductory books will explain to children everything from the anatomy of a horse to a map of the Nile region! They're perfect study aids.
JCWL 8 years +8 years +
Jacqueline Wilson is one of our favourite authors and this MP3-CD collection contains 10 unabridged stories - including the complete series of Hetty Feather books, Clover Moon and Sapphire Battersea.
- RRP £50.00
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Entertaining, thought-provoking and absolutely captivating, the stories are read by a host of talented and experienced narrators, including Jacqueline herself.
With over 85 hours of listening, these are books your children will love to listen to on long journeys. They are sure to spark interesting ideas for debate and conversation.
Ages 8 plus
Approximate running time: 86 hours, 3 minutes
Please note this collection contains CDs that can only be played on MP3-accessible CD players, computers and laptops. The majority of post-2001 car model stereos are MP3 CD accessible. Please check your CD player is MP3 accessible before placing an order.
To listen to the audio, import into iTunes or any other media player, then transfer to your MP3 device or player. Suitable for smartphones, iPads and tablets.
Format: MP3 CD
Titles in this collection: Hetty Feather, Hetty Feather: Sapphire Battersea, Hetty Feather: Emerald Star, Hetty Feather: Diamond, Hetty Feather: Little Stars, The Butterfly Club, Katy, The Longest Whale Song, Rent a Bridesmaid and Clover Moon.
HVEW 10 years +10 years +
James Bond meets Artemis Fowl in this fantastically witty and action-packed series from award-winning author, Mark Walden.
- RRP £63.92
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- Just £1.62 per book
H.I.V.E (Higher Institute of Villainous Education) is a top-secret school of applied villainy where children with a precocious gift for wrong-doing are sent to develop their talents into criminal mastermind.
The stories follow 13-year-old Otto Malpense as he is hand-picked to join the six-year programme to become the world's next supervillain. With the help of his new friends - an athletic martial-arts expert, a world-famous diamond thief and a spunky computer genius - will Otto be able to achieve what has never been done before and break out of H.I.V.E?
BWKDP 10 years +10 years +
Avengers: Endgame is the culmination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first 10 years. Sure to be a real turning point in the lives of our favourite superheroes, this book offers a prelude to the film and will delight fans of Marvel in so many ways.
- RRP £12.50
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PAME 9 years +9 years +
Headteachers who are vampire rats; demon dinner ladies; baby aliens... They all appear in these hilarious school stories from the Blue Peter Award-winning Pamela Butchart.
- RRP £48.93
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- Just £1.71 per book
Illustrated by Thomas Flintham, these seven books will have children laughing all the way through as Izzy and her friends uncover all sorts of startling secrets in their primary school. Their suspicions of the new head are raised when they realise he has his blinds drawn all day. Then he bans garlic bread at lunchtime...
Matilde is the new girl at school and Izzy has been told to look after her, but then she realises Matilde might just be hiding a secret - a spy secret! There are also tongue-in-cheek retellings of Shakespeare's plays for children of all ages to enjoy and a spooky story about werewolves.
AEUTE 7 years +7 years +
This is a new edition of the popular and successful encyclopedia describing the remarkable history of Ancient Egypt. You can discover remarkable facts of one of the world's oldest civilisations from its origins as a group of settlements along the banks of the Nile, its rise to one of the world's greatest civilisations to its decline at the hands of the Roman Empire. It is filled with stunning photographs and detailed illustrations. It includes a comprehensive factfinder featuring a time chart, a list of who's who and details of recent archaeological finds. It includes internet links that offer a fascinating selection of recommended web sites - with sound, animation or video clips which provide additional information for projects and homework.
- RRP £12.99
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AGHKX 9 years +9 years +
The Usborne Encyclopedia of World History provides an overview of the history of the world from the prehistoric times right up to the millennium celebrations in 2000.
- RRP £14.99
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It is illustrated with images that represent the key events and everyday life that occurred in times gone by.
AHWIA 7 years +7 years +
This book of maps is a visual feast for readers of all ages, with lavishly drawn illustrations from the incomparable Mizielinskis. The maps show not only borders, cities, rivers, and peaks, but also places of historical and cultural interest, eminent personalities, iconic animals and plants, cultural events and many more fascinating facts associated with every region.
- RRP £20.00
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JWLM 9 years +9 years +
There is only one Just William. This lovable trouble-maker has been harassing his unfortunate family and delighting hundreds of thousands of readers for decades and now he is ready to entertain and exasperate a whole new audience with this eight-book collection.
- RRP £55.92
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- Just £1.50 per book
Each of these gorgeous books features at least nine Just William stories. Your young readers will love meeting the Outlaws as they set about causing chaos and the marvellous frilly-dressed Violet Elizabeth who not only expects to play fairies with William, but also expects a kiss!
Each book also features eye-catching cover artwork by a different talented illustrator. Lauren Child, Chris Riddell and Adam Stower are among those to have contributed.
AKVQY 8 years +8 years +
The first title in a series of concertina fold-out books features a two-metre diorama of New York's iconic skyline. Spot over eighty objects - from famous buildings to finger-licking frankfurters - then flip the page to see a cut-away replication of the same scene, showing what New Yorkers get up to behind closed doors. Detailed and humorous artwork brings one of the world's best-loved cities to life.
- RRP £12.99
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ABZJO 7 years +7 years +
Know the score with this ultimate guide to the world of sport. "Children's Book of Sport" is your ultimate guide to the diverse world of sport. From the best known to the most obscure, this guide showcases team sports, target sports, as well as track and field. Dynamic photographs bring sports to life, while fact boxes highlight key information from rules and regulations, to tactics and techniques. There are even star profiles and facts and stats on sports you never knew existed. A special section on the Olympic and Paralympic Games, from the early Greek games right up to the present day, makes "Children's Book of Sport" your must-have guide in the run up to the 2012 London Olympics.
- RRP £12.99
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AKXPA 8 years +8 years +
Following on from Lego's incredibly successful Crazy Action Contraptions (9781591747697), make amazing moving machines in Lego Chain Reactions! Children can build eight simple machines that can be combined to set off a chain reaction. They can use all the included LEGO pieces in conjunction with their own collection to build the contraptions and record all their experiments in the pages of the book. It comes with everything you need, including 20 LEGO pieces, instructions and paper ramps.
- RRP £14.99
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ENID 9 years +9 years +
Featuring all nine books from the wonderful St Clare's series, our Enid Blyton St Clare's Collection contains the multi-million-selling author's six original stories and pairs them with Pamela Cox's three fabulous, continuative tales.
- RRP £62.91
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- Just £1.55 per book
When twins Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan finish their time at the elite school Redroofs, they expect, like their friends, to go on to the similarly elite and very expensive secondary school Ringmere. But their parents have different ideas for the twins as they find themselves attending St Clare's. Furious at their parents' decision to not send them to Ringmere, Pat and Isabel promise to be as difficult as possible at their new school...
Eventually making friends at the school, the series follows the comic capers of the twins as they play tricks on unsuspecting classmates and teachers.
Packed with the pace, fun and wit of her Malory Towers and Naughtiest Girl series, our Enid Blyton St Clare's Collection is essential reading for all budding Blyton-ites and children aged 9 and over who love a good prank!
DORD 9 years +9 years +
Meet Nikki Maxwell and prepare to read some truly a-dork-able stories - including (for the first time in paperback) Frenemies Forever - with this 12-book collection of Dork Diaries stories by Rachel Renee Russell.
- RRP £83.88
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- Just £1.17 per book
Written in a fun-filled diary format, these books offer an insight into the life of the tween dork, Nikki. When she moves to a new school she decides it's the perfect time to leave her old lame ways behind - but things are never that simple.
With fun sketches and doodles, the diary entries find Nikki opening up her heart as she battles with her arch-nemesis Mackenzie over her dreams of becoming a pop star and tackles the subject of love with hilariously dorky consequences.
These books will be enjoyed by any child aged 9 or over who enjoys (or endures!) the sparklier side of tween life.
PAHG 9 years +9 years +
Explore planet Earth's most impressive natural processes with this fact-filled collection and discover how these shape our world.
- RRP £71.92
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- Just £1.50 per book
With clear illustrations and informative text, each book provides an intriguing insight into natural disasters by looking in detail at their causes and effects.
Ranging from volcanoes and earthquakes to landslides and avalanches, young science-obsessed readers will be able to examine our planet's most destructive geographical events and answer important questions surrounding each process.
HEAP 10 years +10 years +
Wizard apprentice Septimus Heap and his family's lives are about to change in so many ways...
- RRP £55.93
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- Just £2.00 per book
After killing the Queen and locking up the Extraordinary Wizard, the powerful Necromancer has decided to seize control of all things Magykal. He's determined to use Darke Magyk to fill the world with terrifying creatures...
However, the Necromancer has missed a vital detail, meaning that one boy can defeat him and save the world. The only problem is Septimus has no idea about his destiny...
Angie Sage's Septimus Heap action-packed series is packed with marvellous magyk and mayhem. We'd recommend these books for fans of Harry Potter, Divergent and Artemis Fowl.
This collection contains books 1-7 in Angie Sage's Septimus Heap: Wizard Apprentice series
CJQ2 8 years +8 years +
New edition of this family dictionary to boost spelling and improve vocabulary. With over 50,000 words (including school subject vocabulary), puzzles and artwork and photographs to support entries, child-friendly and relevant examples and help with pronunciation for tricky words - it is the perfect homework help.
CJP2 8 years +8 years +
Over 45,000 synonyms, with age-appropriate examples and opposites, make this an ideal thesaurus to help children aged 8+ with homework. It features Overused Word panels that suggest alternatives to words like 'nice' and 'good'; Word Webs - ideal for project work - providing related words - for example 'bird' includes types of birds, parts of a bird's body, sounds made by birds and the words for groups of birds along with some illustrations of birds; Writing Tips that offer advice and even more vocabulary for writing, e.g. about how birds move - do they circle, flutter or perch? - or how to describe their feathers. Compiled using the Oxford Children's Corpus, the Oxford Children's Thesaurus delivers support and help where it is needed.
MLRY 9 years +9 years +
Join Darrell Rivers and her friends as they work hard and play harder while studying at Malory Towers boarding school. This exclusive-to-Book People collection brings together all 12 books in the classic series, which was written by Enid Blyton (the first six books) and continued by Pamela Cox.
- RRP £83.88
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- Just £1.42 per book
Darrell starts studying at the prestigious boarding school by the sea and it's not long before she's forming close friendships and working and playing hard. These charming novels follow Darrell from her first term all the way to her last term.
With beautifully traditional (and specially commissioned for Book People!) cover artwork and a superb slipcase, this exclusive collection follows Darrell as she makes new friends and enemies, gets up to all kinds of mischief and prepares for a Christmas concert.
Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
ABPYW 7 years +7 years +
Sing Musical Theatre: Wouldn't It Be Loverly? features fifteen musical theatre songs in a range of styles, both classic and contemporary with useful background and performance notes, handy singing tips and exercises, and backing track CD. Suitable for Trinity Guildhall Singing and Musical Theatre candidates Grades 1-3 or for anyone looking for a new, practical compilation of the repertoire, carefully selected to be appropriate for the grade.
- RRP £14.99
CJO2 8 years +8 years +
Over 30,000 words, with clear and accessible meanings and age-appropriate example sentences, make this an ideal dictionary for helping children aged 8+ with homework. Each letter opens with a fun word fact and there are colour illustrations throughout. For example, did you know that 'almost' is one of the longest words with all the letters in alphabetical order? Compiled using the Oxford Children's Corpus, this new edition of the Oxford Children's Dictionary delivers support and help where it is needed. New to this edition is a supplement that gives top things to know about spelling, as well as about punctuation marks and how grammar can help make writing easy and effective.
DMHD 9 years +9 years +
A favourite with children for over 30 years, Gillian Cross' The Demon Headmaster books will provide your children with hours of terrifying entertainment and give you a nostalgic kick (who wasn't terrified by the '90s BBC adaptation?)...
- RRP £48.93
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- Just £1.57 per book
Lizzie has just started at a new school and everything is different: Ethan is now incredible at football, her brother is an expert in robotics, and she has started to be good at being really bad. What's brought these changes about? It couldn't be anything to do with that mysterious new headmaster, could it?