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The Book People's early years books are available at unbelievable prices. From our selection of baby books featuring top pop-up books, to first concepts and first experiences, we also sell a variety of novelty books at unbelievable prices.

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5 years + : Early Years

  • 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.
    • £1.00
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  • Nursery Rhymes Audio

    Debi Gliori

    Product Code: AAJBG
    Other 4 years +
    (3)
    Get singing. Listen to the 60-minute CD that contains all fifty rhymes from the book, and have great fun singing along with your child as you follow the words on the page together. Beautifully illustrated with a sprinkle of magic so you can enjoy all your favourite rhymes from "Little Miss Muffet", "Hickory Dickory Dock" to "Ring Around the Rosy" and "Old Mother Hubbard". It is great for sharing at any time of day.
    • £8.09
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  • Starting School Ages 3-5

    Collins Easy Learning

    Product Code: ARKOI
    Paperback 3 years +
    An engaging Starting School book to really prepare your child for their important first day. Providing lots of fun activities, this book provides reassurance whilst helping children develop their skills for starting school and during reception year. Combining useful information with engaging, colourful illustrations, this Starting School book helps to boost your child's confidence and get them ready for starting school. Included in this book: * questions that allow children to practise the important skills required for starting school * colourful activities that make learning fun and motivate children to learn at home * helpful tips
    • £3.59
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  • Usborne: Peep Inside the Garden

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: AMWZV
    Other 5 years +
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    A sunny garden hums, buzzes, creeps and crawls with life. Lift the flaps and peep through the delicate laser-cut holes to discover a whole host of butterflies, birds and bees, caterpillars, squirrels, frogs and other garden wildlife. A delightful information book for the very young.
    • £7.19
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  • Usborne: Peep Inside Night Time

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: ALHMH
    Board 3 years +
    A very simple non-fiction, lift-the-flap book for small children, packed with holes to peep through, flaps to peep beneath and snippets of factual information about what happens when night falls.
    • £7.89
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  • Noisy Dinosaur

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: AAHIN
    Board 5 years +
    This lovely big board book is perfect for sharing with small children, who will love pressing the buttons to make the sounds you hear in the noisy prehistoric times. A perfect book for young dinosaur enthusiasts. The book comes with eight sounds, including a Tyrannosaurus Rex roaring, raptors hissing and a pterodactyl squawking. It is colorfully illustrated by Lee Wildish.
    • £11.69
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  • 100 Things for Little Children to Do on a Journey

    Catriona Clarke

    Product Code: AEAVS
    Other 5 years +
    This title features a brand new set of cards containing simple activities to keep little children busy on long journeys. It includes games such as noughts and crosses, as well as puzzles and quizzes using objects which can be found inside the vehicle or in the surrounding scenery. The cards are wipe clean and the pack includes a special pen with which to write the answers on the cards, making the pack entirely self contained and easily portable. The cards are robust and durable, ensuring repeated use.
    • £6.29
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  • Animal Sticker Book

    Cecilia Johansson

    Product Code: ACGRO
    Paperback 5 years +

    Illustrated by Cecilia Johansson, the Animal Sticker Book encourages children to fill in the fun animal scenes using the colourful stickers provided. It features scenes that include rainforests, animals in the home, the dry desert, under the sea and the arctic plains.

    • £5.39
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  • Pirate Pete: I'm a New Big Brother

    Amanda Li

    Product Code: AGOIW
    Board 3 years +
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    "Pirate Pete: I'm a New Big Brother" is part of Ladybird's successful "Pirate Pete" and "Princess Polly" toddler range - introducing children to key milestones in a fun and reassuring way. This interactive Ladybird sound book describes the excitement and fun of having a new sibling and becoming a big brother. The simple text and colourful illustrations will help little boys understand what happens when a new baby joins the family and how lovely it is to be a big brother. Pressing the sound button each time to hear the baby giggle is also a great way to encourage young children to help out and play with the new baby, and reward their good behaviour. Other titles in the series include "Pirate Pete's Potty", "Princess Polly's Potty", and "Pirate Pete" and "Princess Polly: Please and Thank You".
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  • Lift the Flap Colours Book

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AHWCW
    Hardback 3 years +
    With over 60 flaps to lift, Usborne Lift-the-Flap Colours is a beautiful book that helps children learn about colours in a fun way.

    From naming and matching to counting activities and more, the book has plenty for children aged three and above to discover - and will give them lots of new things to talk about, too!
    • £9.59
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  • Counting Book

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AAPZL
    Hardback 3 years +
    This is a stylish and beautifully illustrated picture word book with flaps to lift to encourage counting skills and number recognition. Each themed page has plenty of flaps to lift with the number of objects or animals underneath. Flaps on the opposite page show the same number with an accompanying, delicately illustrated picture underneath. Themes include at the park, on the farm and in the garden.
    • £9.09
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  • Noisy Jungle

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: AAHIV
    Board 3 years +

    A fantastic gift for preschool children, Noisy Jungle by Sam Taplin will fascinate little ones with its easy-to-press buttons that emit all the sounds of the jungle. Of the usual high quality that you would expect from Usborne, this board book is wonderfully colourful, featuring lovely illustrations from Lee Wildish that will help children to learn about the animals of the jungle.

    • £11.29
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  • Lift the Flap Word Book

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: ADWFE
    Hardback 3 years +
    This is a stylish picture word book with flaps to lift to encourage word and picture association. Each themed page has plenty of flaps to lift with the word of an object or animal underneath. Smaller flaps at the bottom show the same word with an accompanying, delicately illustrated picture. The themes include the park, on the farm, at the seaside, noisy words and words at home.
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  • Lift-the-Flap Numbers

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: APOZQ
    Other 3 years +
    A colourful lift-the-flap board book to help children learn about numbers in a fun way. Each page has lots to spot and talk about, even for pre-readers, as children are asked to count, spot and match different numbers. The answers can be found by lifting the 80+ flaps.
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  • Peep Inside the Castle

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: AOLJI
    Other 5 years +
    This simple non-fiction book for very young children is filled with facts about life in a castle. Little children can lift the flaps and peep through the holes in the pages to explore various rooms, what they were used for and who by.
    • £7.19
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  • Maisy at the Seaside Sticker Book

    Lucy Cousins

    Product Code: AMQHQ
    Paperback Babies
    Join Maisy and all of her friends for a sunny day by the sea, using your stickers to fill in the fun on every page! Build sandcastles on the beach, have a picnic, fly a kite and ride on the rollercoaster!
    • £4.89
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  • Wind-up Pirate Ship

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: ADWFI
    Board 5 years +
    Captain Blackjack and his crew set sail for buried treasure but there are lots of dangers they must avoid along the way. This exciting pirate adventure comes with a wind-up pirate ship, and the interactive story book has three tracks for it to sail around on! Hours of fun for ages 3 and over.
    • £15.29
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  • Usborne Listen and Learn First German Words

    Mairi Mackinnon

    Product Code: APGIT
    Hardback 5 years +
    This looks like a book but it's actually a clever sound panel that allows children to hear 128 German words spoken by a native speaker. Simply take one of the 4 cards (each features 16 words and pictures on each side) out of the envelope and insert into the slot as instructed. Press 'go' and then press a picture to hear how the word is pronounced.
    • £12.39
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  • Noisy Zoo

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: AAHIW
    Board 3 years +

    Usborne's Noisy Zoo by Sam Taplin is a riot of hooting, roaring and cawing, thanks to fun noisy buttons for your little one to press. With colourful and appealing illustrations and lots of exciting noisy button to press, Noisy Zoo is ideal for engaging the attention of busy toddlers. It also features picture tabs that allow scenes to be located quickly and easily. Lots of fun!

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  • Listen and Learn First English Words

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: AOGXD
    Other 5 years +
    A word book that lets you listen to 120 English words, spoken by a native speaker. Simply take one of the 4 cards (each features 16 words on each side) out of the envelope and slot it in as instructed. Press 'go' and then press each of the pictures to hear how the word is pronounced. Press 'go' and then press each of the pictures to hear how the word is pronounced. For preschool children learning English as either a first or second language.
    • £13.49
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  • Big Book of English Words

    Mairi Mackinnon

    Product Code: APOUE
    Other 5 years +
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    An essential vocabulary builder for young children, with around a thousand everyday words and pictures, arranged thematically. There are lots of things to spot and talk about in this large format board book, that is perfect for poring over together. With characterful and slightly nostalgic illustrations by Kate Hindley.
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  • I'm Starting Nursery: a Pirate Pete Book

    Amanda Li

    Product Code: ALZKL
    Board 3 years +
    Pirate Pete: I'm Starting Nursery is a new interactive story starring the famous Pirate Pete, part of Ladybird's best-selling Pirate Pete and Princess Polly series. Starting nursery is an exciting and anxious time for children and parents alike and this reassuring sound book is a fun way to prepare little ones for their own first day at nursery school. The simple text and colourful illustrations help little boys to understand what happens at nursery and reassure and motivate them about staying at nursery themselves. It covers visiting the nursery to look around, all the different activities to do there, going to the loo, having lunch and making new friends. Pressing the cheer button on every page is also a fun way to involve your child in the story!
    • £6.89
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  • Going to the Doctor

    Anna Civardi

    Product Code: APMZE
    Paperback Toddlers
    Designed to introduce young children to unfamiliar situations in an amusing and friendly way. Features Stephen Cartwright's delightful illustrations, providing lots to look at and talk about. An ideal starting point for young children and adults to discuss first experiences. Other titles in this series include: Going to the Dentist The New Baby Moving House
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  • Moving House

    Anna Civardi

    Product Code: APMZD
    Paperback Toddlers
    Designed to introduce young children to unfamiliar situations in an amusing and friendly way. Features Stephen Cartwright's delightful illustrations, providing lots to look at and talk about. An ideal starting point for young children and adults to discuss first experiences. Other titles in this series include: Going to School The New Baby Going to the Dentist
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We have lots of brilliant books for preschoolers, including exciting educational titles, spellbinding fairy-tales and fables, nostalgic treasuries of nursery rhymes, and plenty of story books for kids featuring favourite characters! Our early years books are sure to inspire a lifelong love of books in younger children, with dynamic text and enchanting pictures.

Early learning they’ll love

We offer an assortment of engaging early learning titles. Children will acquire and develop all sorts of skills, including numeracy, literacy, first words, phonics and more - everything they’ll need for when they start school! What’s more, they’ll have heaps of fun as they learn using our activity books, singing silly songs, lifting flaps, fascinating themselves with our dinosaur books, exploring unusual textures and more!

Much-loved familiar faces

With a host of fun characters to encourage them along the way, children will be enjoying these vibrant books in no time. Characters include the Gruffalo, the Teletubbies, Peppa Pig, Paddington Bear, all the colourful characters of the Mr. Men and Little Miss universe, the Moomins and dinosaur books.

Acclaimed authors and illustrators

Our range includes plenty of titles from well-known authors and illustrators, whose works have been tried, tested and adored by kids for years! From wonderful stories by the likes of Julia Donaldson, Michael Rosen and Beatrix Potter, to colourful illustrations by Axel Scheffler, Nick Sharratt and many more. You can also browse our full range of children's books.

Large books for preschool and story book for toddlers

  • Julia Donaldson Story Collection
  • Funnybones Collection
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Collection: Levels 1-3
  • Mr. Men Christmas Collection
  • Bedtime Story Winner 2018: The Incredible Journey
  • The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library Collection
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection
  • Halloween Sticker and Activity Collection
  • Julia Donaldson Activity Book Collection
  • Rod Campbell's My First Little Bag of Books