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From children’s books to the latest cookbooks, fiction stories and collections, hand-picked favourites are the titles the Book People passionately believes in. Highlighted with a star logo, these great value books will always have savings of up to 70% off RRP. Why are they so cheap? We work closely with publishers to buy them in bulk and then pass the saving on to the Book People's customers.

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  • My Little Book of Cars

    Product Code: MLBC
    Paperback 5 years +
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    How does a car actually work? How has car safety changed over the years?

    My Little Book of Cars is packed full of cool photos and bite-sized information that children can dip into. It's perfect for reluctant readers and those who'd rather read facts than fiction.

    The simple text will encourage children to talk about the topic with passion and enthusiasm.
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  • Aunts and Uncles

    Rebecca Rissman

    Product Code: BWQ2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    This title teaches readers that all families are different, and that some families include uncles and aunts. A family tree shows readers how people in families are related to each other.
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  • Gracie LaRoo Goes to School

    Marsha Qualey

    Product Code: CCA2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Gracie LaRoo is famous, especially to her alma mater! But when they ask her to come to speak to the students, Gracie is more than a little nervous. Sure enough, the minute she arrives, she encounters the tough headteacher that used to be hard on her back in her schooldays and then a coach who thinks synchronized swimming is a joke. The worst, though, is finding out she has to speak in front of an entire auditorium of unruly piglets. Will Gracie be able to keep her cool, remember she's a star and make it through the day?
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  • Cycling Champion

    Eduardo Garcia

    Product Code: AEJ2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Austin wants to follow in his brothers' footsteps by winning a sports trophy so decides to join a local cycling club.

    He puts himself up for a Tour-de-France-style bike race but to do this, he'll need to find a bike, train hard and learn how to pace himself on the course - and that's before he has to deal with a bully who wants him out of the club...
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  • Super Fluffy to the Rescue

    Gina Bellisario

    Product Code: WYC2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    As a superhero, Ellie can stop almost any foe except for boredom. When all her friends are busy, Ellie has a brilliant idea: she'll use her parents' latest invention, the Ultra Animator, to bring Super Fluffy, her favorite stuffed animal, to life. But when the Ultra Animator also animates Doomsday, the super villain from Ellie's favorite comic book, she has bigger problems to deal with. Can Ellie save Winkopolis from destruction, or does this spell DOOM for her hometown?
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  • Gracie LaRoo at Pig Jubilee

    Marsha Qualey

    Product Code: CBQ2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Gracie LaRoo is the youngest pig to make it to the Pig Jubilee in synchronized swimming. As the star of her team, the Water Sprites, the pressure is on! But Gracie can't seem to concentrate and land her signature move, the one sure to lead them to victory. Gracie has to find a way to get her concentration back, find her confidence and land the move to bring home the gold medal and to make her team proud.
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  • Best Friends Forever?

    Michele Jakubowski

    Product Code: BXB2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    "Opposites go together. Just ask Ashley Sanchez (Ash) and Ashlee Taylor (Lee), who have been best friends forever. Ash is messy as can be, and Lee likes things neat and tidy. Ash loves sports and Lee prefers dance. Ash doesn't like chocolate, but Lee could eat it all day long. Ever since they were born, Ash and Lee have lived in the same apartment building, just across the hall from each other . . . but now that's about to change. When Lee moves a few blocks away, will the two girls find a way to stay best friends forever?"
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  • Gracie LaRoo on the Big Screen

    Marsha Qualey

    Product Code: AGJ2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Gracie LaRoo is going to be part of a new film and she's thrilled. But then she gets there and it doesn't quite live up to her dreams... Especially as her idol Tilda Swinetune is unhappy with the way the film is going. However, Gracie manages to save the day in a way that helps her build her confidence.
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  • Gold Rush Adventure

    Adam Guillain

    Product Code: COI2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Join in an adventure as young siblings join their father in a quest to find gold.
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  • Max Jupiter

    Alison Reynolds

    Product Code: COJ2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Max Jupiter and his family race to save Earth from an asteroid in this exciting first chapter book.

    Max has been accepted into a brand new space school and he's excited to start learning about new and exciting things - but then he realises the school is being secretly run by villains and they're intent on destroying Earth...

    Will Max and his family be able to save the day before it's too late?
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  • Sleeping Badger

    Charlotte Guillain

    Product Code: WXQ2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    In Animal Fairy Tales, beautiful illustrations and simple text retell classic fairy tales with a twist: all the characters are animals! This book, a retelling of Sleeping Beauty, tells the story of a badger princess who is stung by a wasp and falls asleep for one hundred years before being woken up by a kiss from a handsome prince!
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  • Squeak's Guide to Caring for Your Pet Rats or Mice

    Isabel Thomas

    Product Code: AOH2
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This book is dedicated to the care of domestic rodents including mice and rats.

    Written from the point of view of the animal, it explains how to make them feel at home and how owners of all ages can properly care for these pets. It also covers feeding, exercising and keeping cages clean.
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  • Brushes and Basketballs

    Michele Jakubowski

    Product Code: BXJ2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    "Feeling torn apart by the Taylor family's recent move, best friends Ashley Sanchez (Ash) and Ashlee Taylor (Lee) set out to find an activity they can enjoy together. Being so different from one another, this isn't as easy as it sounds. Ash wants to teach Lee some basketball moves, while Lee hopes to share her love of art with Ash. But sharing their hobbies doesn't go as planned, and soon Ash and Lee worry that they will never find the perfect activity for the two of them. "
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  • Going to a Stadium

    Rebecca Rissman

    Product Code: CBI2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    This book teaches readers about what field trips are, why people take field trips, and what you can learn from a field trip to a stadium.
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  • Littlest Pet Shop: Project Funway

    Ellie O'Ryan

    Product Code: CGN2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    When Blythe and Russell are on the cover of a fashion magazine, the industry is abuzz. Blythe and the pets are invited to Paris to plan and perform in a runway show! The pets vote for Russell as their leader. Can he handle the pressure or will he turn into a prickly pet?
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  • Jumpa

    Steve Korte

    Product Code: CDJ2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Even Wonder Woman needs a loyal steed. But how did Kanga become her high-hopping pet? Discover the origin of this superpowered Super-Pet in the this action-packed, POW!-WHAM!-BOOM! chapter book for early readers.
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  • The Fancy Friend

    Kim Kane

    Product Code: AFA2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Today, Ginger is having a playdate with Isla. But Isla won't share! That's not fun. How will Ginger solve this problem?
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  • The Next Door Friend

    Kim Kane

    Product Code: WZJ2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Ginger loves to play with her neighbour, Edgar. But for some reason, Edgar doesn't want to do anything Ginger wants to do. Can she find something they both like to do?
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  • Going to a Concert

    Rebecca Rissman

    Product Code: CBC2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    This book teaches readers about what field trips are, why people take field trips, and what you can learn from a field trip to a concert.
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  • Taking Flight

    Adam Hancher

    Product Code: TFLI
    Hardback 5 years +
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    The Wright brothers were determined to be the first men in the world to fly - but how did they achieve their dream?

    This illustrated book captures the golden age of aviation and celebrates the Wright brothers' determination, ingenuity and courage. It shows children, in a narrative style, how the brothers came up with the idea of flying and how they went about building their inventions.

    Written by Adam Hancher, this is a thrilling book about one of the great historic achievements. It's the perfect complement (and an ideal bedtime story) to their learning at school.
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