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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

  • Hard and Soft

    Sian Smith

    Product Code: AQGLE
    Paperback 4 years +
    With engaging photos and patterned text, books in this series are perfect for introducing emergent readers to the topic of opposites. In Hard and Soft readers are shown fun and familiar examples of hard and soft things and quized on their ability to identify things that are hard or soft. A focus on high-frequency and decodeable words and strong photo-to-text matching makes this a perfect book for early readers to enjoy.
    • £7.89
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  • Night and Day

    Sian Smith

    Product Code: AQGLC
    Paperback 4 years +
    With engaging photos and patterned text, books in this series are perfect for introducing emergent readers to the topic of opposites. In Night and Day readers are taught to distinguish night and day through what they can see and experience at these times. The focus on high-frequency and decodeable words and strong photo-to-text matching makes this a perfect book for early readers to enjoy. A simple quiz and poems on night and day are included to help consolidate learning.
    • £7.89
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  • That's Not My Height Chart and Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: APOZK
    Other 5 years +
    A tactile board book for little children that's all about big and little, explaining the concept of height through a story about animals each taller than the last. Packaged in a sturdy box with a 2m height chart and 5 sheets of stickers which you can use to mark your child's height onthe chart as they grow.
    • £9.89
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  • Wind-Up Ladybird

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: APOZA
    Other 3 years +
    Wind up the ladybird toy, place it on the tracks embedded on each page and watch the busy bug as it trundles off around the garden, passing flowers, vegetables, and other garden insects including bees and butterflies. With a very simple story, pluts lots of things to spot and talk about.
    • £14.89
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  • Animals

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: APOUH
    Other 5 years +
    A bright, colourful and charming illustrated word book, filled with familiar animals for little children to spot and name. It provides lots for children to look at and talk about, encouraging vocabulary building and word recognition.
    • £5.39
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  • Knights and Castles Snap

    Paul Nicholls

    Product Code: APOMN
    Other 3 years +
    Snap is a much-loved first card game and these large, colourful and high quality cards will delight very young children. Match as many pictures as you can to win the game. The cards are durable and robust to survive repeated use. Snap is an easy and fun game, which is a great way for young children to develop important sorting, matching and reading skills.
    • £5.89
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  • Christmas Snap

    Product Code: APNOE
    Other 3 years +
    This work provides young children with a fun way to learn all the objects, people and places associated with Christmas, such as snowmen, bells, Father Christmas and holly, as well as developing essential matching and reading skills. Pastel illustrations and festive colours really bring the season to life, while the robust and durable cards will endure repeated use.
    • £4.69
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  • First Hundred Words in Portuguese

    Heather Amery

    Product Code: AOLPT
    Paperback 5 years +
    A bilingual Portuguese/English edition of the classic Usborne word book, illustrated by Stephen Cartwright. One hundred everyday words are illustrated in busy scenes and with labelled pictures, to help readers learn key Portuguese words. Don't forget to look out for the Usborne Little Yellow Duck on every page!
    • £5.89
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  • Big Book of Colours

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AOLLO
    Other 5 years +
    A vivid introduction to colour, from primary colours and the colour wheel, through to the moods and meanings of different colours. Pages dedicated to each colour are packed full of shades and tones, and an acetate page shows the effects of mixing colours. Introduces the basics of art theory, and specialist words to enrich children's vocabulary.
    • £9.89
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  • My First Word Book on the Farm

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AMOWC
    Other Toddlers
    Little children need to learn a huge amount of vocabularly before they start to read, and one of the best ways in which to do that is to share books with them. This book is a perfect vocabularly-builder, with over 100 farm-themed words, each with a picture. Simply point to a picture and say the word and your child will soon be picking up new words.
    • £8.09
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  • Maisy Learns to Swim

    Lucy Cousins

    Product Code: AGNZV
    Hardback 3 years +
    Goggles and swimsuit at the ready - it's Maisy's first swimming lesson! Maisy's a little nervous...today she is going on her very first swimming lesson. There's lots of hustle and bustle in the changing room and - wow! - the pool looks SO big and it's ever so splish-splashy! Luckily, Eddie and Tallulah have come along too and they all have a great swimming teacher called Poppy, the hippo. Everyone has lots to learn, including floating, kicking and blowing bubbles, but it's a LOT of fun! It is the perfect read for little children venturing on their very first swimming lesson, encouraging them to enjoy the water and have fun in an accessible and typically delightful Maisy way! With underwater scenes and splashy, bubbly fun, this brand new "First Experience" title from Maisy will reassure even the most apprehensive of children!
    • £7.69
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  • Noisy Bottoms

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: AFLKV
    Board 3 years +
    This hilarious new soundchip book will provide hours of cheeky fun for little children - and for everyone else! You can follow the story of Little Bear as he discovers that all the animals in the forest have a very noisy bottom...including himself. There are five different sounds which are guaranteed to get children giggling and repeating Little Bear's catchphrase..."What a noisy bottom!".
    • £11.69
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  • Alphabet

    Alain Gree

    Product Code: AFHCW
    Hardback 3 years +
    In this title, the reverse of the jacket has been printed to be used as a wall poster. In this delightful series of books, under GMC's exciting new imprint, Button Books, Alain Gree's stunning vintage illustrations leap out from every page. With three titles, "Alphabet", "Transport" and "Nature", aimed at 2-4 years, children will love to be taught their first words with the aid of such absorbing and vibrant illustrations. Despite their simplicity there is a richness of content that children will be fascinated by, and this wealth of information will be a joy for adults to share and discuss, making the potential for learning endless. As an educational tool and a pleasure to own, this fabulous series of books is a wonderful investment for families.
    • £12.89
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  • 100 Things for Little Children to Do on a Train

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AEBCZ
    Other 5 years +
    This work contains a brand new set of cards containing simple activities to keep little children busy on long train journeys. It includes games such as noughts and crosses, as well as puzzles, quizzes and doodle cards. 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.
    • £5.89
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  • Wind-up Racing Cars

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: AAJWE
    Board 3 years +
    All the thrills and spills of the Grand Prix are in this book! With three sturdy tracks embedded in the pages, the two accompanying wind-up racing car toys can be raced, overtaking one another, crashing and swerving to be the first to reach the finish line. It contains all sorts of information and fun facts about motor racing including pit stops, overtaking and getting ready to race. This is a perfect gift for young racing enthusiasts.
    • £17.89
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  • Farmyard Tales Wind-up Train Book

    Gill Doherty

    Product Code: AAHIK
    Hardback 3 years +
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    Following the phenomenal success of the "Wind-Up Tractor Book" in 2007, this is a brand-new and exciting interactive title in the popular "Farmyard Tales" series. Three train stories are retold with a new twist! Each story has a sturdy track embedded in the pages, which the accompanying wind-up train toy can then be placed upon to follow around and bring the story to life. This is a fantastic gift guaranteed to engage and entertain young children.
    • £16.89
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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

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