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Explore our range of brand new books from the world's best authors in our New section at The Book People. Whether you're looking for brand new children's books, new fiction books, new cookbooks or the latest film and TV releases, you'll find chart-toppers and new releases with us which offer you savings up to 70% off RRP every day.

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  • Lara Williamson Collection - 3 Books

    Lara Williamson

    Product Code: LARW
    Collection 10 years +
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    Three family dramas from a critically acclaimed author.

    In A Boy Called Hope, Dan's life changes when his dad runs off with the lady from the chip shop. His sister is acting mean and he's not sure about his mum's new boyfriend... Eventually, he decides he's going to get his family back together - whatever it takes.

    The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair finds Becket Rumsey setting sail on a journey of discovery; and Just Call Me Spaghetti-Hoop Boy has Adam butters deciding to take his rightful place as a superhero.
    These poignant, witty and thought-provoking novels from Lara Williamson deserve a place on every young reader's bookshelf.

    For fans of authors like: Jacqueline Wilson, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Ross Welford
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • Danny Wallace's Hamish Collection - 5 Books

    Danny Wallace

    Product Code: HADW
    Collection 9 years +
    (2)
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    Danny Wallace, the author of Yes Man, has turned his attention to children's books with hilarious results. He's created a lovable character called Hamish and these five misadventures will delight readers of David Walliams, Tom Gates and David Baddiel.

    Hamish and the WorldStoppers asks what would you do if the world just stopped... The birds in the air, planes in the sky and every single other person has been frozen by The Terribles. But luckily, 10-year-old Hamish Ellerby knows all about them and is getting set to save the world.

    Hamish and the Neverpeople finds the Earth under threat from a shadowy figure, sinister monsters, thundering metal oddballs and beings that are just like humans (but also not at all); and Hamish also has to deal with a burping noise and weird seeds falling from the sky...
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
    • RRP £34.95
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  • Chris Hoy's Flying Fergus Collection - 10 books

    Chris Hoy

    Product Code: CHFL
    Collection 7 years +
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    Children will be racing all the way through the 10 books featured in this exciting collection of Flying Fergus books. Written by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, the pacy reads combine cycling with magic and adventure.

    The Best Birthday Bike, the first book in the series, finds Fergus Hamilton getting a rusty old bike for his 9th birthday from his mum and granddad. It's not the Sullivan Swift he was after, but when he cleans it up and takes it for a test run, something amazing happens... He finds himself transported to Nevermore, a land where cycling is banned by the wicked King Woebegot.

    Soon Fergus, his chimp and their new friend Princess Lily are ignoring the king's rule and bunny-hopping on their bikes over the Swamp of Certain Death. When Fergus returns to the real world, he remembers he needs to complete a time trial in order to join the local cycling team. Will he be able to impress without the help of magic?

    With fantastic illustrations from Clare Elsom, these books combine the craziness of Adventure Time with cycling success from a popular Olympian. They're a golden read!
    Format: paperback
    • £8.00
    • RRP £49.90
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  • Write Your Own Poems

    Jerome Martin

    Product Code: WYOP
    Other 8 years +
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    You can always find the right words...

    This write-in book from Usborne will encourage budding poets to start writing. It's packed with activities, tips and advice for both understanding poetry and writing your own works.

    Encouraging writers to push the boundaries and learn what a poem really is, it's a must-have for any child who is enthusiastic about poetry in all its forms.
    • £2.00
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  • Matt Brown Collection - 3 Books

    Matt Brown

    Product Code: MBRO
    Collection 10 years +
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    Alien talent shows, zombie school trips and killer vending machines... Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Matt Brown!

    These zany and funny readers for fans of Pamela Butchart, Tom Fletcher and Diary of a Wimpy Kid have so much appeal that even children who wouldn't normally pick up a book will be laughing their way through the pages.

    The author's Compton Valance series was a big favourite with our customers and we just know your children are going to love these misadventures. We wouldn't be surprised if they want to sign up for a place at Dreary Inkling Primary School...
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • Myths, Legends & Sacred Stories: A Children's Encyclopedia

    DK

    Product Code: MLCE
    Hardback 9 years +
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    From man-eating monsters to Gods of lightning... Discover courageous heroes and heroines, magical creatures and terrifying monsters on this captivating tour around the world.

    This DK children's encyclopedia of myths and legends invites you to explore all the thrilling stories from Greek and Norse mythology and other cultures all around the world including Zeus, Anansi (a West African trickster who takes the form of a spider) and Tane the Maori forest God.

    Dragons, minotaurs and wizards all feature in these exciting retellings and there is also an investigation into the meaning of each story and an examination of why these myths, legends and sacred stories have entertained so many readers over thousands of generations.
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  • Ultimate Superstars Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: ULSS
    Collection 9 years +
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    Join your favourite pop stars on their journey to Number 1!

    Similar in style to the popular Football Legends series, these books follow the lives and careers of today's biggest singers - Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande - in a narrative style.

    Each book reveals how the stars went from humble beginnings to fame at an early age (from childhood TV appearances to performing in Destiny's Child!) and how their songs managed to capture the public's imagination and define generations of wannabe superstars.
    Format: paperback
    • £3.00
    • RRP £23.96
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  • Minecraft Earth Essential Guide

    Product Code: MEEG
    Other 8 years +
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    Minecraft Earth is set to take over the world and this essential unofficial guide will help your search for Tappables, wherever you go.

    Build up your collection of blocks as you follow the special tops and beat Adventures. This book also contains a section on how to make the best builds for yourself and where you should place them.

    It also includes a gallery of awesome Minecraft makes from all around the world to offer any fan inspiration for their next big build.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £7.99
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    First Names Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: FRSN
    Collection 9 years +
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    Get to know some of history's greatest female heroes on first-name terms...

    These fun and lively books introduce Emmeline Pankhurst, Malala Yousafzai and Amelia Earhart and all of their tremendous achievements. Each book will help children see these remarkable people as ordinary individuals who went on to do extraordinary things.

    It shows Emmeline as a powerful and determined individual who led the suffragette movement; Amelia as one of the great pioneers of aviation; and Malala - the youngest winner of the Novel Peace Prize - as a champion of education for girls.
    Format: paperback
    • £2.00
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  • Grk Collection - 5 Books

    Josh Lacey

    Product Code: GRKK
    Collection 9 years +
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    When Tim meets Grk, a bedraggled and abandoned dog, he has no choice but to take him in - but Grk is about to change Tim's life forever.

    Grk belongs to a Stanislavian ambassador and Tim is determined to reunite the pair. Little does he know that he will have to concoct a variety of plans 007 would be proud of as he faces the violent and dangerous politics of this small Eastern European country...

    Fast-paced, compelling and ideal for getting reluctant readers into great adventure stories.
    Format: paperback
    • £2.00
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  • Dig & Discover Glow in the Dark Stegosaurus Fossil and Figurine

    Product Code: ED2168
    Other 8 years +
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    Dig up a dinosaur with this exciting excavation kit!

    Budding paleontologists can use the chisel to unearth a hidden prehistoric fossil. They can then put the bones together to make a superb stegosaurus skeleton.

    This hands-on kit promotes imaginative play and also comes with a glow-in-the-dark stegosaurus figurine.

    Ages 8 plus
    Contents: 1 x glow-in-the-dark stegosaurus figurine, 1 x plaster block containing stegosaurus fossil, 1 x hammer, 1 x dowel, 1 x brush, instructions
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  • The Curious Book of Lists

    Tracey Turner

    Product Code: CBOL
    Hardback 8 years +
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    There's a list for everything...

    From the 37 most popular breeds of dog to 10 cures for hiccups, this astonishing and varied book is full of lists for fact-loving children to pore over and examine time and time again.

    It's a quirkily illustrated reference book that will amaze you just as much as your younger reader. Other lists include 5 real-life wilderness survival stories, the 6 tallest ferris wheels in the world and 22 unusual phobias.
    • £1.00
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  • Match Football Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: MFTL
    Collection 8 years +
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    Calling all football fanatics!

    These three books are packed with puzzles, records and jokes that will keep any footy-obsessed child (and their parents!) happily entertained for hours on end.

    Inspired by the bestselling Match! magazine, the joke book contains quips, puns and knock-knock jokes featuring the world's greatest players ('Why's Ronaldo's bedroom always tidy? Because he's not Messi'), while the records are great for kids who love facts. The puzzle book is perfect for keeping children happily entertained both at home and on long journeys.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
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  • Blue Door Collection - 5 Books

    Pamela Brown

    Product Code: BLUE
    Collection 9 years +
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    Take a bow! These are the stories that inspired Maggie Smith to take up acting...

    Written in 1941 when author Pamela Brown was just 14 years old, The Swish of the Curtain has inspired generations of children to take to the stage. Set in the town of Fenchester, the books follow seven resourceful children who want nothing more than to see their names up in lights.

    One day, they come across a disused chapel, and an idea is formed. With a lick of paint and the addition of a beautiful curtain (which, however much they try, won't "swish" as stage curtains ought to), the chapel becomes a theatre - and The Blue Door Theatre Company is formed.

    The children go from strength to strength, writing, directing and acting in their own plays. But their schooldays are numbered, and their parents want them to pack it in and train for sensible jobs. But with a bit of luck, and the help of some influential friends, perhaps this might not be the end...

    Format: paperback
    • £2.00
    • RRP £38.95
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  • How to Make a Book

    Product Code: HTMB
    Hardback 8 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Make your own masterpiece!

    This is the ultimate guide to creating your own book. One side is a handy (and easy to tear) instruction booklet with advice, ideas and tips for writing and illustrating your own story, while the other is blank - just waiting for your budding author to scribble down all their ideas.

    Sure to inspire a child's creativity, this helps them make books that look just like the real thing - complete with a cover, beginner, middle and ending.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £12.99
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