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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

  • Dear Zoo Noisy Book

    Rod Campbell

    Product Code: ACTCT
    Hardback 3 years +
    Lift-the-flaps and press the 8 interactive sound buttons to see what the zoo has sent: the perfect pet - in the end! This amazing, interactive play-along edition of "Dear Zoo" brings the classic story to noisy life: hear the lion roar and the puppy bark! Sure to keep your little ones entertained for hours this noisy book is a must for all "Dear Zoo" fans.
    • £13.49
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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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  • My Secret War Diary, by Flossie Albright

    Marcia Williams

    Product Code: ANMBU
    Paperback 6 years +
    Flossie is just nine years old when, in 1939, Britain declares war on Germany and her father leaves the family home to join the army. Flossie is left to bring up her baby brother and to face a whole host of new experiences on her own. Her diary becomes an outlet for relaying all the news from at home and abroad. From the first evacuees arriving to her sweetheart's being killed in Normandy in 1944, Flossie has to endure much hardship. But her own special blend of courage, humour and fighting spirit sees her through to the Armistice, when she can welcome her dad home at last.
    • £10.79
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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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  • Pop-up London

    Jennie Maizels

    Product Code: ACSPR
    Hardback 5 years +
    Explore London in this pop-up tour of one of the world's greatest cities. This title helps you follow the River Thames through the famous, funny and fantastic sights of London from Kew Gardens to the Olympic Village, with amazing interactive pop-up buildings to explore on the way. With ever-inventive Jennie Maizels as your guide, the journey is full of surprises, secrets and spooky stories. Find out where you can see a pair of Queen Victoria's knickers, have a conversation with a floating ghost or see peregrine falcons hunting. Full of fun and facts, this is a delight for all, whether introducing this great city to novices or revealing unknown treats to the capital's long-time fans.
    • £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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Pull-back Busy Train

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AFFNL
    Hardback 4 years +
    This is an exciting storybook with four embedded tracks and a pull-back train toy that will amuse little children again and again. You can pull-back the train to start its 'engine' then place it on the tracks and watch it zoom across away from the city station, across bridges and fields, over a long viaduct until it reaches its destination at the zoo. There's so much to look for, talk about and spot on every page, it will make a gift present, and is guaranteed to delight and entertain anyone who loves trains.
    • £14.39
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  • The Orchard Book of Nursery Rhymes for Your Baby

    Mary Ann Hoberman

    Product Code: AANLV
    Hardback 5 years +
    This sumptuous collection of over 60 favourite nursery rhymes is beautifully illustrated with warmth and humour by best-loved artist Penny Dann in her fun, contemporary new artwork style. Rhymes are arranged in seven themed sections, perfect to dip into. A foreword by US Children's Poet Laureate and respected children's author Mary Ann Hoberman explores the joy of sharing rhymes with your baby, making this the perfect addition to a baby's nursery bookshelf and a gift to be treasured for years to come.
    • £11.99
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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!

    • £11.29
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  • The Pop Up, Pull Out Space Book

    Product Code: AANAT
    Hardback 5 years +
    Take an amazing journey through our universe with this incredible pop-up and pull-out space book! Go with your child on an interactive journey through space with the help of a spectacular 3D pop-up solar system scene, amazing pictures, fantastic pull-out pages, fun quizzes and masses of fascinating facts. They'll visit each of the planets, stop off at the moon and gaze at stars in other galaxies and much more.
    • £15.89
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  • Greek Myths for Young Children

    Heather Amery

    Product Code: ADBIW
    Hardback 6 years +
    The Greek myths are a fascinating part of our cultural heritage, and young children will find these stories of gods, mortals and monsters irresistible. This collection of the best-known stories are retold in a magical and sensitive way.'
    • £13.49
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  • Busy Builders Construction Site

    Chris Oxlade

    Product Code: ATCJG
    Hardback 5 years +
    Construction site shows how an architect's vision is brought to life. A half-made building forms the model centrepiece, with easy-to-make model vehicles, slot-together pathways and other accessories to add to complete the scene. Includes a 32-page book with facts about the different machinery used, as well as the stages involved in erecting a building. An ideal activity package for budding builders everywhere.
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  • Busy Builders Fire Station

    Chris Oxlade

    Product Code: ATCHZ
    Hardback 5 years +
    The 32-page book is crammed with interesting fire service essentials revealing in graphic detail what happens when firefighters are called into action. Includes clear instructions to assemble your firetruck and helicopter, and slot-together firefighters and accessories. A fold-out fire station completes the scene, so that you're ready to race to the rescue! Perfect for budding firefighters everywhere.
    • £11.99
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  • Touch

    Anita Ganeri

    Product Code: APVMV
    Hardback 5 years +
    What does it feel like when you stroke a cat? How does your body tell you when it is hurting? Which part of your body has the toughest skin - and which is the most sensitive? All these questions and more to help you really understand what the sense of touch is all about. The series, Senses, is an engaging exploration of the senses for young readers. A mixture of photographs and illustrations clearly and simply help children understand the five senses in a though-provoking way. Suitable for KS1.
  • Animals

    Franklin Watts

    Product Code: APVMM
    Hardback 5 years +
    It's fun to find out about animals. Why not try moving like an animal, make paw prints or paint some animal patterns? Learning through play helps children make sense of their world. The 'Play and Discover' series is perfect for developing their natural curiosity. There is lots to talk about and great ideas for creative play. Each book includes notes for parents and teachers with further activity ideas.
  • Textile Crafts

    Annalees Lim

    Product Code: APVGF
    Hardback 5 years +
    This textile-based craft book will have you making a range of unique - and useful - homemade creations. A tote bag, accessories, pincushions and more are included in this brilliant step-by-step book. Part of a series of six titles, Craft Attack is aimed at modern kids with a style to match. The instructions are easy to follow and positively encourage experimentation and customisation.
  • 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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  • How to Hug with Hugless Douglas

    David Melling

    Product Code: APLMV
    Hardback 3 years +
    Stretch. smile and squeeeeeeze, and join Hugless Douglas and his friends for a fun-filled hugging competition. What prize will Douglas win? With a soft and strokeable touch-and-feel cover, this gorgeous gift book is bound to endear Douglas to yet more young fans. Now everyone can give the best and biggest bear hugs! Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014 and this bestselling series has sold over 1.4 million copies to date in 26 languages. 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration.' Daily Mail
    • £10.89
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  • Brian Wildsmith's Favourite Nursery Rhymes

    Brian Wildsmith

    Product Code: AMLBK
    Paperback 5 years +
    Find out what happens to the unfortunate Humpty Dumpty, ride with a fine lady to Banbury Cross, watch a cow jump over the moon, listen to Old King Cole's fiddlers, and march with the Duke of York in this wonderful collection of nursery rhymes. Brian Wildsmith has chosen over eighty best-loved rhymes that are full of charm and rhythm, and has illustrated them with great exuberance and imagination. Nursery rhymes are delight to share from one generation to the next and this beautiful book is sure to be enjoyed by young and old alike.
    • £10.59
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  • The Singing Mermaid Book and Toy

    Product Code: ALTTC
    Other 3 years +
    When the Singing Mermaid joins a circus, the crowds fall in love with her. But she soon finds that living in a fish tank is no substitute for the ocean. The original enchanting story by bestselling duo Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, complete with specially designed Singing Mermaid toy. Includes instructions to make a mermaid necklace.
    • £12.89
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  • The Giant Game of Sculpture

    Herve Tullet

    Product Code: ALBBX
    Hardback 4 years +
    A large size version of The Game of sculpture for children to create their own unique piece of art.
    • £18.39
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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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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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