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Inspire your little readers with children’s books for kids of all ages - from baby books to young adult books, featuring the world’s most popular children’s authors and illustrators. Whether you’re looking for picture books, fun fiction titles and collections, activity books or reference guides to help with homework, you'll find it in The Book People's exciting selection of kids' books!

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Children's Books : Babies

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar

    Eric Carle

    Product Code: ACAEW
    Other Toddlers
    "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" has been enchanting generations of toddlers for over forty years. Now you can share this enduring story in a brand new big board book format, perfect for the home, library or nursery classroom.
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  • Peace at Last

    Jill Murphy

    Product Code: BLXDK
    Paperback Babies
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    The hour was late and Mr Bear was tired. But he could not sleep - however he tried and wherever he tried.Snore, snore went Mrs Bear.Tick-tock, tick-tock went the clock.Would he never get to sleep? The familiar noises, repetition and beautiful illustrations make Jill Murphy's the delightful Peace at Last an all-time favourite bedtime story with children and adults everywhere. This is a beautiful refreshed edition of a much-loved picture book classic.
    • £6.89
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  • Whatever Next!

    Jill Murphy

    Product Code: BLXDG
    Paperback Babies
    The moon and back before bath time? Whatever next!Join Baby Bear as he finds a rocket, makes friends with an owl and has a picnic on the moon. Celebrate thirty-five years of the bear family with this very special edition of the classic bedtime story, Whatever Next!, a beautiful story of innocence and imagination, full of the characteristic warmth and humour of Jill Murphy, author of The Worst Witch.
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  • Oh Dear! 35th Anniversary Edition

    Rod Campbell

    Product Code: BMTUB
    Other Toddlers
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    Rod Campbell, the creator of the preschool lift-the-flap classic Dear Zoo, has been a trusted name in early learning for over thirty-five years, and Oh Dear! has been a firm favourite with toddlers and parents alike since it was first published in 1983.Buster's staying with Grandma on the farm. But where will he find the eggs for breakfast? Not in the stable - oh dear! Young children will love lifting the flaps as they turn the pages and follow Buster around the farm. With bright, bold artwork, simple, catchy text and a whole host of favourite farm animals, Oh Dear! is a classic story to come back to again and again, and the thick board pages, chunky cased cover and sturdy flaps make it great for small hands.
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  • The Singing Mermaid

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: BMKHW
    Paperback Babies
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    Tempted by the promise of fame and fortune, the Singing Mermaid joins a circus. The crowds love her, but the poor mermaid is kept in a tank by the wicked circus owner Sam Sly, and she soon longs to return to the freedom of her ocean home.The Singing Mermaid is a delightful tale from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard. With brilliant rhyming verse, bright and distinctive illustrations and glitter on every page, this story is loved by children and parents alike.Enjoy all the stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: Sharing a Shell, The Princess and the Wizard, The Rhyming Rabbit, The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox, What the Ladybird Heard, What the Ladybird Heard Next and What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday.
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  • Lost and Found

    Oliver Jeffers

    Product Code: AIOOS
    Other Babies
    Set sail on a wonderful adventure in this toddler-friendly board book from award-winning, bestselling picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers! There once was a boy and one day he found a penguin at his door...The boy decides the penguin must be lost and tries to return him. But no one seems to be missing a penguin. So the boy decides to take the penguin home himself, and they set out in his row boat on a journey to the South Pole. But when they get there, the boy discovers that maybe home wasn't what the penguin was looking for after all...
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  • That's not my lion...

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: BWEIP
    Other Toddlers
    Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the bestselling That's not my... series with this book that is certain to be the mane event of your toddler's reading time - That's not my Lion!

    This new addition to the series has holographic gold edges and textured patches on the pages for babies and toddlers to touch and feel as they work their way though the book. The bright artwork will also help develop sensory and language awareness.
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  • That's Not My Car

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ACMNO
    Board Toddlers

    That's Not My Car is part of Usborne's popular series of touchy-feely books that feature bright pictures and patches of different textures that will help babies and toddlers develop sensory and language awareness. Little ones will love turning the pages and be enthralled when they get to touch the feely patches.

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  • Oi Frog

    Kes Gray

    Product Code: AUJYM
    Other Babies
    The board book edition of the bestselling rhyming story, jam-packed with the silliest of animals, with sales soaring over 140,000 copies, will have the youngest of readers in fits of laughter. Cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs, mules sit on stools and gofers sit on sofas, but Frog does not want to sit on a log! From the award-winning Kes Gray and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, comes an hilarious rhyming tale about a frog who discovers that all animals have their special places to sit! 'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail 'Hilarious illustrations and rhymes which are easy to recite and join in. Everyone will love it.' - Guardian Kes was voted by the Independent as one of the TOP TEN children's authors and he is the author of the award-winning Eat Your Peas and winner of the Red House Children's Book Award. Jim's first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize.
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  • That's Not My Monkey

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ADPGE
    Board Toddlers
    This is a new title in the groundbreaking "That's not my..." series. This award winning series is shortlisted for the British Book Industry Stora Enso Award for Design and Production. It combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel on each page. It helps very young children develop important language and sensory skills. This Series is awarded 'Best Buy' by the readers of "Prima Baby" magazine.
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  • Goodnight Moon

    Margaret Wise Brown

    Product Code: AWRHU
    Other Babies
    (3)
    Chosen as one of BookTrust and Supernanny Jo Frost's Best Bedtime Reads for Newborns. This gentle bedtime story, which has lulled generations of children to sleep, is the perfect first book to share at bedtime. Now with a beautiful gold stamp to celebrate the 70th anniversary of this classic story. In a great green room a little bunny is tucked up snugly and safely in bed and is getting ready to say goodnight to all the familiar things in his room, one by one. Margaret Wise Brown's comforting, rhythmical text accompanied by the warmth of Clement Hurd's classic mid-century illustrations make Goodnight Moon a timeless picture book, which is known and loved around the world. Printed now with a beautifully vivid orange pantone ink to recapture the magic of the 1947 original, Goodnight Moon makes the perfect birthday or christening gift.
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  • That's not my chick...

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: BLFAZ
    Other Toddlers
    Babies and toddlers will love turning the pages, feeling the tactile patches and looking for a cute chick in this first board book.

    Usborne's That's Not My Chick is a lovely present for any little one.
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  • Ten Little Pirates

    Mike Brownlow

    Product Code: AWXSE
    Other Toddlers
    (1)
    Join ten little pirates for a rhyming, counting adventure in this bestselling, multi-award-winning picture book. Now in a chunky board book format, perfect for little hands to hold. Ten little pirates set out to sea in search of adventure. But what will the ten little pirates do when they meet a hurricane...and a giant squid...and a HUNGRY SHARK? This fun-filled rhyming story, which incorporates counting backwards from ten to one, is great to share with young children who are learning about numbers. The colourful, humorous illustrations feature objects to spot and count on every page. With a bouncy, rhythmic text and lots of great sound words, this piratical adventure is perfect for sharing again and again. 'Traditional counting rhyme given a jaunty pirate twist that kids will love...a rollicking read with an easy rhythm and jaunty illustrations...excellent.' Guardian
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  • How to Catch a Star

    Oliver Jeffers

    Product Code: AIOOR
    Other Babies
    Celebrate the 10th anniversary of How to Catch a Star with this new toddler-friendly board book edition! An inspirational story from internationally bestselling, multi-prize-winning picture book creator Oliver Jeffers. Once there was a boy who loved stars so much that he wished he had one of his very own. Every night he watched the stars in the sky from his bedroom window and dreamed of how he could be their friend and how they could play hide-and-go-seek together. So, one day, he decided to set about catching a star of his very own...
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  • That's Not My Duck...

    Fiona Watts

    Product Code: AHWAX
    Board Toddlers
    Part of the bestselling, touchy-feely That's not my...series, which has sold millions of copies worldwide. Simple, repetitive text helps children to associate the adjectives with the sensation of touching the tactile patches. Illustrated in Rachel Wells' typical, bold style.
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  • That's Not My Plane

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: APOBM
    Other Toddlers
    A delightful touchy-feely book with simple, repetitive text. Features bight, colourful illustrations with textures to touch and feel on every pag, helping very young children develop language and sensory skills.
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  • That's Not My Train

    Fiona Watts

    Product Code: ADPGR
    Board Toddlers

    Colourful illustrations with intriguing bumpy, smooth and fluffy surfaces to explore make That's Not My Train...brilliant for babies and toddlers. There's lots to talk about as you read the book and little ones will learn new words and develop their sensory awareness at the same time! Once you've read one of these quirky little board books, you'll definitely want to read more!

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  • That's Not My Tractor

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ABKEY
    Board Toddlers
    This is a lovely new edition of this popular title in the groundbreaking "That's not my..." series. It combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel. It helps very young children develop important language and sensory skills. Series awarded 'Best Buy' by the readers of "Prima Baby" magazine.
    • £6.79
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  • Thomas & Friends: My Thomas Potty Book

    Egmont Publishing UK

    Product Code: BOJCU
    Other Babies
    Peep peep! Say goodbye to nappies with Thomas the Tank Engine! My Thomas Potty Book will make the potty training journey painless and fun for your toddler. Thomas & Friends take you through every step of potty training. All stages are covered from choosing grown-up pants and that all-important potty, trying again and again, having accidents and learning to wash your hands, And with lots of photographs of real children, your toddler will be motivated to give it a go just like them. Thomas always tries his best, making him a great role model for potty-training toddlers. Includes special reward chart and stickers to reward potty progress. This is perfect potty training for kids aged 2 plus.
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  • My First Trucks and Diggers Let's Get Driving

    Product Code: AIQIF
    Board Babies
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    Get learning and teach your toddler about trucks and diggers with My First Playtime: Let's Get Driving! Hands-on fun awaits you and your toddler as you learn about trucks and diggers with My First Trucks and Diggers: Let's Get Driving! Packed with colourful pictures and activities, your toddler will love discovering familiar vehicles with this tactile board book. Read it together and help them turn the pages using the easy-grip picture tabs. Bright, busy pictures transport your toddler to the world of trucks and diggers, from fire trucks and diggers to tractors and tow trucks. Fun-filled questions on every page will help develop early speaking and listening skills. With activities featuring colourful trucks and diggers and mix and match games, there's lots for your toddler to engage with in My First Trucks and Diggers: Let's Get Driving!
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  • Touch and Feel Fairy Tales: The Three Little Pigs

    Product Code: ACGUJ
    Board Toddlers
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    This Ladybird retelling of "The Three Little Pigs" is a wonderful introduction to classic fairy tales for toddlers and preschool children. Enjoy reading the simple text together, looking at the bright pictures and feeling the different touch-and-feels on every page.
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  • Snap Cards in Welsh

    Jo Litchfield

    Product Code: APNIG
    Other Toddlers
    Every child loves playing traditional card games such as Snap. Suitable for young children, this work contains cards that are illustrated with the author's hand-made model characters and features everyday objects such as apples and balloons.
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  • It's Mine!

    Rod Campbell

    Product Code: BYKXV
    Other Toddlers
    Rod Campbell, the creator of the preschool lift-the-flap classic Dear Zoo, has been a trusted name in early learning for over thirty-five years. In It's Mine! toddlers can find out who is hiding in the jungle, and see if they can spot all the animals. But watch out - there's a really big surprise at the end! With bright, bold artwork, a satisfying pop-up ending and lots of jungle animals, It's Mine! is a hide-and-seek story that is sure to keep young children entertained for hours - and the thick card pages and chunky cased cover make it great for small hands.
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  • That's Not My Cow

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AOGMD
    Paperback Toddlers
    Little children can meet lots of different cows in this book, each with engaging, touchy-feely patches. Follow the simple, repetitive text right to the final page to find out which cow is the right one - and don't forget to look out for the little white mouse on every page. Perfect for sharing with babies and toddlers.
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The Book People’s hand-picked children’s books will inspire a lifelong love of reading in budding book lovers.

Books for all ages and interests

Whatever your kids are interested in - whether it’s colouring books, short stories for kids, pop-up books, enthralling adventures or fantastic non-fiction - we’re sure to have children’s books they’ll love.

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Our hand-picked selection features engaging educational books, from their first days learning sums and spelling, right through to their GCSEs and A levels. Discover a range of brilliant maths books, English books, science books, dictionaries and more, sure to help your kids excel at school.

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