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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

  • 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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  • 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".
    • £6.29
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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.

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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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  • My Big Girl Bed: A Princess Polly Book

    Amanda Li

    Product Code: AIOEJ
    Board 3 years +
    My Big Girl Bed is part of Ladybird's best-selling Pirate Pete and Princess Polly sound book series for toddlers and young children, starring the ever-popular Princess Polly! Princess Polly: My Big Girl Bed describes the excitement of moving from a cot to a big bed and all the stages along the way, such as choosing bedding, getting rid of the cot and finally Princess Polly discovering what it's like to sleep all night in a big bed of her own. The simple text and colourful illustrations will help little girls understand more about sleeping in a big bed; even why it may at first seem a bit daunting, but how in the end moving to a big bed is an important stage of growing up. Pressing the cheer sound button on every page is also a fun way to motivate your child and involve her in the story!
    • £6.89
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  • Colour with Splosh

    David Melling

    Product Code: AIGMC
    Board 3 years +
    This bright, bold, rhyming story from the creator of Hugless Douglas is a wonderfully funny introduction to colours for the very young and great to read aloud. Small children will fall in love with Splosh and his adorable fluffy duck friends as they splish and splash around in colourful paints. Can they paint a rainbow? This is the second title in the successful Splosh the duck series. Praise for Hugless Douglas: 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration. The Daily Mail
    • £5.89
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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
    • RRP £16.99
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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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  • Tractor

    DK

    Product Code: ALPOB
    Board 3 years +
    Children will love looking at the different types of tractors working on the farm from fork lifts and loaders to collecting grain with a trailer. Shaped as a tractor with real wheels, this fun book is guaranteed to appeal to little hands.
    • £5.89
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  • Sun

    Carol Thompson

    Product Code: ALHQS
    Board 3 years +
    Let's play out in the sun! There's a wealth of sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures to discover and enjoy! In this series of richly illustrated books, Carol Thompson celebrates the immediate and sensory response of children to the natural world - whatever the weather!
    • £4.89
    • RRP £4.99
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  • Snow

    Carol Thompson

    Product Code: ALHQR
    Board 3 years +
    Let's play out in the snow! There's a wealth of sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures to discover and enjoy! In this series of richly illustrated books, Carol Thompson celebrates the immediate and sensory response of children to the natural world - whatever the weather!
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  • Rain

    Carol Thompson

    Product Code: ALHQQ
    Board 3 years +
    Let's play out in the rain! There's a wealth of sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures to discover and enjoy! In this series of richly illustrated books, Carol Thompson celebrates the immediate and sensory response of children to the natural world - whatever the weather!
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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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  • Rain or Shine

    David Melling

    Product Code: AKIAZ
    Board 5 years +
    This bright, bold, rhyming story from the creator of the bestselling Hugless Douglas is a wonderfully funny introduction to weather for the very young and great to read aloud. Follow the hilarious pogo-stick loving bunnies through rain, wind, ice and snow. Whatever the weather, the funny bunnies always play together! Praise for Hugless Douglas: 'A new Hugless Douglas book is always a cause for celebration. The Daily Mail Hugless Douglas has been selected as a World Book Day picture book in 2014.
    • £5.89
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  • My Big Boy Bed: a Pirate Pete Book

    Amanda Li

    Product Code: AIOEN
    Board 3 years +
    My Big Boy Bed is part of Ladybird's best-selling Pirate Pete and Princess Polly sound book series for toddlers and young children, starring the ever-popular Pirate Pete! Pirate Pete: My Big Boy Bed describes the excitement of moving from a cot to a new big bed and all the stages that every child will go through along the way, such as choosing new bedding, getting rid of the cot and finally Pirate Pete discovering what it's like to sleep all night in a big bed of his own. The simple text and colourful illustrations will help little boys understand more about what moving from a cot into a big bed means; even why it may at first seem a bit daunting, but how in the end moving to a big bed is an important stage of growing up. Pressing the cheer sound button on every page is also a fun way to motivate your child and involve him in the story!
    • £6.89
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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
    • RRP £19.99
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  • Little Roar's Red Boots

    Jo Lodge

    Product Code: AFSYO
    Board 5 years +
    An adorable new character from the creator of the international hit Mr Croc, these bright and bold Little Roar storybooks cover early-learning themes such as counting, colours and shapes. Join Little Roar and his friends in this interactive story about colours that's perfect for preschool children. Little Roar loves his red boots but he's lost them. His best friends Gigi, Monty and Posy all try to help with the search but they keep finding other colourful clothes instead. Maybe Little Roar should wear them all! Toddlers will love lifting the chunky tabs to reveal colours and clothes and sliding out the final page for a special surprise! 'Brilliantly interactive books.' Wendy Cooling, Bookstart
    • £5.89
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  • Please and Thank You: A Pirate Pete and Princess Polly Book

    Amanda Li

    Product Code: AFSLA
    Board 3 years +
    Pirate Pete and Princess Polly are two of Ladybird's best-loved characters, who have the same experiences as every young child. Now, these young friends are back in a brand new sound book to help show preschool children the benefits of having good manners and being polite and kind. "Pirate Pete and Princess Polly: Please and Thank You" is a sturdy board book that covers common situations at nursery and at home where children may need to say 'please', 'thank you' and 'excuse me'. It also shows key everyday manners such as chewing with your mouth closed, helping others and washing hands before eating. Children will enjoy cheering Pete and Polly's good behaviour on every page by pressing the exciting cheer sound button. This also acts as motivation for children to show off their own good manners. Saying please and thank you has never been so fun!
    • £6.89
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  • Numbers Let's Get Counting

    Product Code: ADPEG
    Board 3 years +
    Hands-on fun for you and your toddler as you learn about numbers with this tabbed board book from "My First". With lots of fun-filled pictures, simple questions and things to count, your toddler will love learning about numbers using this colourful board book. Read it together and help them turn the pages using the chunky picture tabs; count the butterflies, kittens and balloons and then help your tot count their fingers too! It makes teaching your toddler about numbers as easy as 1, 2, 3.
    • £6.89
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  • Pop-up Peekaboo! Playtime

    Product Code: ABDUA
    Board 3 years +
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    Play Pop-up Peekaboo! Playtime with your baby for a feast of new surprises. With 5 touch and feel surprises, your baby will love the bright photographs and pop-out playtime surprises. Watch as teddy pops out of a shelf full of toys and a train pops out of a busy station. Read together and lift the flaps to reveal your baby's favourite toys popping out from the page. Perfect for reading aloud and encouraging early word recognition, your baby will love the new pop-outs in this award-winning series. It is great for developing imagination, early-thinking and memory skills.
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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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