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  • The Roald Dahl Audio Collection - 16 MP3 CDs

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: RDCD
    Audio 7 years +
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    Listen to the master storyteller's favourite tales!

    Roald Dahl is the most beloved children's author and his stories have entertained and inspired generations of readers. This MP3 CD collection contains unabridged adaptations of 16 of his classic books including Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG.

    It also includes his autobiography Boy and shorter stories including Billy and The Minpins and The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me. All of the stories are read by big-name celebrities and actors including Hugh Laurie, Kate Winslet and David Walliams.
    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. Unabridged
    Stories in this collection: The BFG - Read by David Walliams, Billy and the Minpins - Read by Bill Bailey, Boy - Read by Dan Stevens, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Read by Douglas Hodge, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator - Read by Douglas Hodge, Danny and the Champion of the Word - read by Peter Serafinowicz, Esio Trot - Read by Quentin Blake, Fantastic Mr Fox - Read by Chris O'Dowd, George's Marvellous Medicine - Derek Jacobi, The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me - Read by Hugh Laurie, Going Solo - Read by Dan Stevens, James and the Giant Peach - Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt, The Magic Finger - Read by Kate Winslet, Matilda - Read by Kate Winslet, The Twits - Read by Richard Ayoade and The Witches - Read by Miranda Richardson.
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  • Star Wars Activity Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: SWAY
    Collection 7 years +
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    Mazes, puzzles and jokes from a galaxy far, far away....

    These awesome activity books provide Star Wars fans with so much entertainment. Mini Mazes gives young Jedi the chance to fly the Millennium Falcon through an asteroid field and rescue Princess Leia from the Death Star; and the puzzles encourage children to use wits as sharp as a lightsaber to solve Master Yoda's brain-bending riddles.

    You'll be laughing like a Wookiee when you read the joke book, which contains gems including 'Why can't you get rid of BB-8? Because he's always a-round'.
    Format: paperback
    • £3.00
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  • Usborne Story Books Developing Readers Collections - 10 Books

    Product Code: USBD
    Collection 6 years +
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    These books will help your children on their way to becoming independent readers.

    The beautifully illustrated selection of myths, legends and classic stories have all been specially rewritten to help children build up their skills and gain confidence.

    Each book also contains fun activities and talking points to add an interactive element and you can also download free audiobook versions of the tales.
    Format: paperback
    • £8.00
    • RRP £69.90
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  • Lego - Harry Potter - Sticker Scene Book

    Centum Books Ltd

    Product Code: LHPS
    Paperback 6 years +
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    A spellbinding sticker book featuring all your favourites from Hogwarts - in Minifigure form!

    This cool LEGO Harry Potter sticker book comes with over 250 reusable stickers of Harry, Hermione, Ron and all kinds of fantastic beasts and magical creatures.

    The scenes that your little wizard or witch can decorate include Hagrid's hut, the Whomping Willow and Christmas at Hogwarts. There's even a double-sided cut-out-and-keep poster of Hogsmeade at Christmas and a view of Hogwarts Castle from the Forbidden Forest.
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  • LEGO Nexo Knights: The Book of Knights

    DK

    Product Code: TBOK
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Coming with a new and exclusive Merlock Minifigure, this book is packed full of information about the LEGO Nexo Knights.

    Battling scary monsters and going on epic quests, the Nexo Knights are the shining stars of LEGO. Not only are the sets very popular but they also star in an animated series on Cartoon Network. This book features some of the most popular characters and sets available and is full of facts about them.

    Using a smartphone or tablet, children can even scan a shield that features on the pages to access exclusive online content. There is even a fold-out poster included within the pages!
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  • Roald Dahl's James's Giant Bug Book

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: JGBB
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Are you ready for an incredible insect adventure?

    Build a bug hotel and make an awesome ant farm with this amazing activity book inspired by Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach.

    It's full of wacky and wondrous facts about creepy-crawlies and is packed with marvellously muddy projects that will delight nature-loving children and broaden their minds.
    • £2.00
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  • How to train Your Dragon: How to be a Pirate

    Cressida Cowell

    Product Code: HTG2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third is a small Viking boy with a long name... his father is chief of the Hairy Hooligan Tribe which means Hiccup will one day inherit the throne. But Hiccup feels very ordinary.

    When a huge, six-and-a-half-foot floating coffin with the words BEWARE! DO NOT OPEN THIS COFFIN arrives, can you guess what happens next? The Quest to discover the treasure of Hiccup's ancestors begins and Hiccup needs to find it before Alvin the Treacherous gets his hands on it...

    Thena dragon called the Monstrous Strangulator is thrown into the mix, and things get very, very scary in the second book in Cressida Cowell's popular How to Train Your Dragon series!
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  • LEGO Star Wars Choose Your Path

    DK

    Product Code: SWCP
    Hardback 7 years +
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    This choose-your-own-adventure-style book takes place a long time ago in a LEGO galaxy far, far away.

    It lets young Jedi (or maybe they're Sith) decide who to battle, who to team up with and what they want to do on their intergalactic travels.

    Will they head to Jakku or join the rebels on Scarif? This book has over 40 different endings and is packed with facts, stats and photographs of LEGO Star Wars Minifigures and kits.
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  • A Bear Called Paddington

    Michael Bond

    Product Code: CPD2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    In Michael Bond's A Bear Called Paddington, Mr and Mrs Brown stumble across a small, polite bear in Paddington Station with a label around his neck which reads: "Please look after this bear. Thank you."

    It's the start of lots of hilarious stories in which Paddington Bear encounters all kinds of adventures, leaving his inimitable sticky imprint wherever he goes.

    The ultimate in funny and endearing classic chapter books to read with children aged five and older!
    • £3.00
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  • The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl

    Stella Caldwell

    Product Code: GWDH
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Presented in a scrumdiddlyumptious scrapbook style, The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl provides Dahl fans with many tremendous things and wonderful surprises.

    Inspired by his magical storytelling and especially published to coincide with the Roald Dahl 100 celebrations, the book first shows the reader the writing hut in which Dahl created his crazy worlds and then invites them to step into each one - there are letters and newspaper cuttings about a giant peach; an insight into what hides inside a Twits-style beard; and a spotter's guide to the man-eating giants of Giant Country from The BFG.

    With plenty of Quentin Blake's iconic artwork on display and flaps to lift and guides inserted in the pages, this is a book that will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about visiting Roald Dahl's phizz-whizzing worlds.
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  • Icarus Was Ridiculous

    Pamela Butchart

    Product Code: ICQ2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Pull up a plinth and enjoy all the drama of the original Greek myths!

    Pamela Butchart's book introduces Izzy, a girl who loves hearing all of the stories about myths and legends in Ancient Greece. The latest character she's heard about is Icarus, a total numpty, and the trojan horse that managed to end a war despite not even being real.

    Published in collaboration with the British Museum, this engaging story features striking artwork from Thomas Flintham and stories history-obsessed children will love to devour.
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  • Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Pirate. Ever.

    Amy Sparkes

    Product Code: BQI2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Can the worst pirate ever win the Pirate of the Year Award...? Set sail with the funniest pirate on the seven seas in this hilarious adventure for readers of 7+ with brilliant pictures throughout from ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS illustrator Ben Cort. Mum is making me take part in the stupid Pirate of the Year Award. All I have to do is fight an enormous sea monster, (doom), beat my oh-so-brilliant brother at something (please please please) and find the legendary treasure that no one has ever found EVER in the history of EVER (easy peasy, then). Wish me luck! Pirate Blunderbeard. Blunderbeard might be the worst pirate ever but he's also the funniest - laugh-out-loud fun for young readers of 7+
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  • Dig & Discover Pirate Treasure

    Product Code: ED2148
    Other 8 years +
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    Junior geologists can discover the remains of a pirate, his weapons and treasure as they hammer and chisel away a the plaster block included in this interactive kit.

    It gives children the chance to develop their hand-eye coordination skills and dexterity in a fun and safe way with no threat of being thrown overboard.
    Ages 8 plus
    Contents: 1 plaster block containing pirate and treasures, 1 x hammer, 1 x dowel, 1 x brush, instructions
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  • LEGO Harry Potter: The Magical Guide to the Wizarding World

    DK

    Product Code: HPMW
    Hardback 8 years +
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    This book brings a little LEGO magic into any Harry Potter fan's life!

    It's full of spellbinding photographs and shots of LEGO Harry Potter Minifigures (including Harry, Ron, Hermione and Professor Dumbledore) and sets including the Hogwarts Express, the Great Hall and the awe-inspiring castle.

    Along with fascinating facts, there is also a focus on the fantastic beasts and creatures featured in the popular LEGO sets including Fawkes the phoenix, Hedwig the snowy owl and Aragog the giant spider.
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  • Roald Dahl's Beastly Brutes & Heroic Human Beans

    Product Code: BBHB
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Enjoy a press-out paper adventure with Roald Dahl!

    This exciting and interactive book focuses on Roald Dahl's most beloved characters from Matilda, The BFG, The Twits and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. A character from each book introduces their friends and then guides you around their world, introducing more characters (including giants and oompa-loompas) along the way.

    As children tear out the perforated pieces on each page, they will magically create a wonderful work of art that shows the characters interacting with each other in quirky and mischievous ways. They can then reuse some of the figures to add Dahl-esque magic to other elements of playtime.
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  • Daily Life in Ancient Greece

    Lisa M. Bolt Simons

    Product Code: AEK2
    Hardback 7 years +
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    This informative and accessible book offers a look at what day-to-day life was like for the ancient Greeks. It reveals how the people who lived during this time went about their daily routine and how children went to 'school' in this period.
    • £4.00
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  • Star Wars: Rescue From Jabba's Palace

    Lucasfilm Ltd

    Product Code: EIB2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    The characters from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away are here to help young Jedi on their way to becoming independent readers.

    Specially published for children aged 5 and over, this book finds Luke Skywalker going head-to-head with Jabba the Hutt as he strives to save Han Solo from a terrible fate.

    With its familiar characters, action-packed plot and short, simple sentences, this is a book that proves reading is just as powerful as The Force.
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    • RRP £4.99
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  • Pirate Blunderbeard: Worst. Mission. Ever.

    Amy Sparkes

    Product Code: BQJ2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Set sail with the funniest pirate on the seven seas in this hilarious adventure for readers of 7+ with brilliant pictures throughout from ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS illustrator Ben Cort. Pirate Blunderbeard is on a voyage with his cousin Redruth and Grandpa Greybeard. Blunderbeard hopes it will be like a holiday cruise, ice-cream, deck chairs and maybe a bit of swimming. But Grandpa Greybeard is on a mission. He wants to get his favourite ship back from the Scariest Pirate on the high seas he wants Blunderbeard to help. What could possibly go wrong? Pirate Blunderbeard on might be on the worst mission ever but it's also the funniest - laugh-out-loud fun for readers of 7+
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  • Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece

    Danielle Smith-Llera

    Product Code: AFZ2
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Learn all about the gods and goddesses that the ancient Greeks believed in and worshipped. These incredible figures - including Zeus and Athena - were not all-powerful; many of them had flaws which made them even more relatable.
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  • Star Wars: The Nest

    Tom Huddleston

    Product Code: EHY2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Part of The Adventures in Wild Space series that takes place between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, the Star Wars book he Nest is packed full of cool characters, dastardly villains and amazing droids to meet.

    Lino and Milo Graf's parents have been kidnapped by the evil Imperial Captain Korda and their latest clue leads them to a remote jungle world, where a terrifying beast is lying in wait...

    Suitable for Jedi aged 8 and over, this awesome adventure is ideal for children who are starting to read independently and being set in a galaxy far, far away makes it perfect for those who wouldn't normally pick up a book.
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  • Star Wars: The Snare

    Cavan Scott

    Product Code: EHX2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Taking place between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, this Star Wars chapter book looks at the destruction of the Jedi order and Emperor Palpatine's rise to ruling the galaxy.

    Lino and Milo Graf's parents have been kidnapped by Imperial Captain Korda so the siblings set out to find them. They look for allies in the world, but they might be walking straight into a trap...

    With its exciting Star Wars setting, this is an out-of-this-world book for newly independent readers.
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  • LEGO Star Wars: Build Your Own Adventure

    DK

    Product Code: XLSWA
    Hardback 8 years +
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    LEGO fans who want to harness the power of the Force when it comes to building spaceships and crafts from a galaxy far, far away will love this out-of-this-world book.

    With 50 inspirational ideas for building with enthralling story starters, the book will help you build something amazing and then play out an adventure using LEGO bricks. It comes with a free Rebel Pilot Minifigure and all the bricks you need to build an exclusive Y-wing starfighter model (that features in the book)!

    Packed with ideas for all ages and building abilities, the easy, medium and harder models can help you build a LEGO podrace on Tatooine or a jailbreak on Bespin.
    • £8.00
    • RRP £17.99
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  • Ultimate Sticker Collection: LEGO Winter Wonderland

    DK

    Product Code: LWUS
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Enjoy a brick-load of festive fun with the LEGO Minifigures!

    This cool sticker book comes with over a thousand stickers and finds the likes of LEGO City being transformed into a winter wonderland, the Star Wars characters getting into the festive spirit (you'll love Santa Maul) and the LEGO Friends getting set for a cracking Christmas.

    There are scenes featuring winter holiday markets and sleigh rides with Santa. LEGO: Winter Wonderland is a book that celebrates the most wonderful time of the year.
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  • Pirate Lessons

    Wendy Graham

    Product Code: WXJ2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate and support early readers while providing a reliable and instructional framework. All titles are precisely levelled, with new vocabulary being introduced and reinforced throughout the levels. This is a level 20 fiction title in the Purple book band level.
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