3 years +: Early Years

  • BDSR 4 years +
    4 years +
    (12)
    • £4.99
    The winner of Book People's Bedtime Story Competition 2017, Frasier Cox's There's a Boy Just Like Me is a heart-warming tale of friendship between the author and a refugee who shares the same interests and childhood hopes and dreams.

    In 2017, we asked children aged 5 to 11 to write a bedtime story between 200 and 800 words on the theme of friendship. The response was astounding and out of over 1,300 entries, Frasier's story was selected as the winner by a panel of judges that included TV favourite Claudia Winkleman and radio DJ and Radio Boy author Christian O'Connell. Frasier's story was chosen for his focus on important issues and beautiful storytelling.

    At least 35% of the price of the book will be donated to Save the Children, a charity that fights every single day for children's futures. Sold exclusively through us at BookPeople.co.uk, Frasier's book features illustrations from top children's book illustrator Alison Brown and published by Little Tiger.

    Please note that this book is exempt from all promotions due to its charitable donation.
  • Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509801251 - Julia Donaldson
    JDZB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (52)
    • £12.99
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    The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom... when it comes to books for toddlers, Julia Donaldson can't be beaten and you'll find all these and more in this brilliant 10-book collection.

    Sure to quickly become bedtime favourites, our collection also includes Julia Donaldson stories that may not be as well known but are just as delightful. With flowing, rhyming copy and illustrations from the likes of Axel Scheffler, Rebecca Cobb and Emily Gravett, we just know your toddlers will love The Snail and the Whale, The Paper Dolls and Cave Baby.

    Stories to be returned to time and time again and perfect for shared reading, you will not find these amazing picture books at a lower price. A must for any young reader!

    Format: paperback
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Collection: Levels 1-3 - 33 Books - Collection - 9780192739858
    RWBZ 3 years +
    3 years +
    (36)
    • £19.99
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    • Just 61.00p per book
    Featuring 33 books covering reading levels 1-3, this collection of Oxford Reading Tree books is perfect for building a foundation in reading for young readers aged 3 and up.

    Specially designed by the reading experts at Oxford University Press, each book has a carefully levelled and beautifully illustrated story that parent and child will have lots of fun with as they read together, practising and perfecting essential skills that they'll be learning at school - from phonics and first stories to common words and everyday language.

    This Biff, Chip and Kipper collection features 32 storybooks and a parents' handbook full of ideas to make reading fun.
    Format: paperback
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780198411093 - Julia Donaldson
    SONB 4 years +
    4 years +
    (66)
    • £16.99
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    • Just 47.00p per book
    Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are especially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read.

    From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones.

    Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in primary school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
  • Mog Picture Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007953844 - Judith Kerr
    MOGP 3 years +
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £11.99
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Judith Kerr is a national treasure. One of the nation's favourite children's authors, her stories following Mog the forgetful cat on a series of gentle adventures have delighted generations since her first appearance in 1970. This collection brings together 10 of her finest books.

    Mog is everyone's favourite family pet and throughout these stories she makes friends with a beautiful baby; takes a trip to the vet; and enjoys a cracking Christmas caper.

    With a lovable character, gorgeous artwork and funny stories, the Mog books are ones that will have the whole family feline good when they're read at bedtime.

    Format: paperback
  • GFCD 3 years +
    3 years +
    (28)
    • £9.99
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    The Gruffalo has become one of the most-loved children's characters of all time and this 10-CD collection brings him, and many of his equally brilliant friends from Julia Donaldson's collection of books, to life in audio format.

    Perfect for long journeys and for keeping children entertained whatever the weather, among those delivering the soothing, rhyming stories are Imelda Staunton, Alexander Armstrong and even Julia Donaldson herself!

    A Squash and a Squeeze is a charming story; while Room on the Broom is hilarious; and The Snail and the Whale is quite rightly regarded as a children's classic. There is even The Gruffalo Song and Other Songs included, a CD which contains some of Julia's very own fun-filled action songs for children aged 3 and over.

    CDs in this collection:
    What the Ladybird Heard, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, The Troll, The Snail and the Whale, Room on the Broom, The Smartest Giant, A Squash and a Squeeze, The Gruffalo's Song, The Gruffalo's Child and The Gruffalo.
  • Harry and the Dinosaurs Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780141375151 - Ian Whybrow
    HRRY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (4)
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    Packed with adventure and imagination, the Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs books from author Ian Whybrow and illustrator Adrian Reynolds are sure to appeal to children who love both dinosaurs and their toys.

    Highly acclaimed, these books combine gentle stories with bold artwork and are a delight for children to share with a grown-up before going to bed, or for slightly more confident readers to enjoy on their own. Throughout this special 10-book collection, your children will get to follow Harry as he enjoys a holiday, has a first sleepover and celebrates his birthday.

    Huge fun, these are roaringly good reads for the family to enjoy together.

    Format: paperback
  • The World of Peter Rabbit Complete Collection - 23 Books - Collection - 9780723275923 - Beatrix Potter
    WOPR 3 years +
    3 years +
    (29)
    • £34.99
    • RRP £137.77
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    • Just £1.52 per book
    Beautifully presented in hardback and featuring the classic white jackets, this complete boxed collection of Beatrix Potter's beloved Peter Rabbit books is a must for every child - and will make the perfect Christmas or christening gift.

    Having enchanted young readers for generations, the timeless books in this charming set also include publisher's notes describing how she worked with her publisher to create the charming stories.

    Format: hardback
    Every hardback book in this collection has dimensions of 140 x 105mm
  • GBMS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This book will be available to buy from mid August onwards. Click on 'Notify me' to receive an email when it's available to buy.

    What the Ladybird Heard's Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks team up once again for another magical adventure in The Girl, The Bear and the Magic Shoes.

    Josephine has bought some new running shoes but when she leaves the shoe shop she hears some strange noises - a bear is following her! Luckily, Josephine's shows are magical. Will they help her escape his clutches even though there's a mountain, bog and lake in her way?

    Full of excitement and imagination, this is a gorgeously glittery book.
  • AAFM 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    This beautiful book celebrates the diverse nature of families. It asks children what they think families look like and to name the members of your family. It then goes on to reveal how each family is different.

    It talks about lone-parent, adoptive, foster, divorced, remarried, mixed-race families and so many more types to show children how families come in all sorts of shapes and sizes.
  • MGFD 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Georgie and Eva are so excited when they discover a magical fairy door in their treehouse.

    They can't wait to meet the fairies who live there but what will it take to make them show themselves? The friends start to wonder if the fairies are actually there...

    With this interactive book, children can place the Fairy Door against any wall in a house to open up a big, wide world of imagination and adventure.
  • Dinostories Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781509829132 - Pamela Duncan Edwards et al
    DNST 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £29.95
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    • Just £1.40 per book
    Children love dinosaurs and this collection will make them roar with delight. It contains five different dino books that will add some prehistoric pleasure to their reading.

    The Dinostars are a team of heroes who travel through space but when the planets start disappearing, they know they're going to have to get them back from the pesky, plundering pirates; Dinosaur Sleepover will help reassure children who are scared of spending time away from home for the first time; and Say Hello to the Dinosaurs is a colourful book with fun, flowing text.

    There's also The Dinosaur Games, a spectacular sporty read full of funny text; and Dinosaur Starts School, a book which will show children just how enjoyable learning and going to school can be.
  • OTBJ 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Children will love learning about numbers with the search-and-find activities features in this book and its accompanying jigsaw.

    The sweet activities and beautiful artwork combine to introduce the concept of counting, providing a tactile reading experience and hours of reading fun. Use this set together to encourage your children to develop their number recognition and manual dexterity skills.
  • Mixed Up Fairy Tales Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781784932879
    MUFY 3 years +
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £59.88
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    These witty retellings of famous fairy tales provide an introduction to the importance of hygiene, keeping active, healthy eating and so much more.

    Each title backs up themes found in the PSHE (personal, social and health education) curriculum and the stories are sure to help children learn about their own personal development. They provide a very gentle approach to what can be sensitive issues.

    Among the stories are Don't Pick Your Nose, Pinocchio!, Eat Your Greens, Goldilocks and Stinky Jack and the Beanstalk.

    Format: paperback
  • YCI2 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Plan your out-of-this-world trip and decide what happens next in this spectacular sequel to the hugely popular You Choose!

    Children aged 3 and over will love making up their own stories and deciding which alien to make friends with and what intergalactic lunch to have. It's a brilliant book to encourage creative thinking and decision making.
  • MFPB Toddlers
    Toddlers
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    This bright and bold book is packed with sliders, spinners and other novelty mechanisms that will help children learn over 50 first words.

    It encourages children to develop their dexterity skills while also using their imagination. It's an exciting way to introduce new words into their vocabulary.
  • FFWF 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    These 25 entertaining and educational flashcards contain words specifically chosen for children due to their frequency of use. They come presented in a box with a handle, flip lid, booklet of activities and wipe-clean pen.

    Covering 50 first words, each flashcard features a word on the front and back and is sure to inspire children to start enjoying learning. The booklet is full of activities to help make learning fun.

    The flashcards have simple designs, accessible artwork and multiple ways of being used.
  • What's That? Ladybird First Words and Pictures Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9780241287880
    PG0233 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £19.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    These Ladybird board books provide an introduction to big machines, things found at home, animals found on the farm and a host of favourite animals.

    They have bright and bold artwork and are perfect for children who are just starting to learn their first words.
  • Storytime Classics Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781912413294
    STYC 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Featuring The Snow Queen, Rapunzel and The Gingerbread Man, these faithfully retold fairy tales all have stunning illustrations that will delight children as they familiarise themselves with the stories.

    Each picture book comes complete with supporting notes for parents and teachers to encourage further discussion about the stories, their characters and their morals.
  • The Great Cheese Robbery and Other Stories Collection - 10 Books & CDs - Collection - 9781788810791 - Tim Warnes et al
    GCRS 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £12.99
    • RRP £79.90
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    • Just £1.30 per book
    From scary monsters to greedy bees and bears in beds to sleepy children, this picture book collection is packed with fun stories - all of which are brought to life by audiobook CDs full of sound effects and music.

    With some stories read by Justin Fletcher (Mr Tumble), these beautiful picture books are ideal for long journeys and lazy, stay-at-home days. They have gorgeous artwork and heart-warming plots.

    Format: paperback and CD
    Approximate running time 2 hours 55 minutes
  • GRLS 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    This charming celebration of friendship follows four little girls as they meet under an apple tree and form an unbreakable lifetime bond.

    The four friends share secrets, dreams, worries and schemes as they grow up together - and there are plenty of tears and laughter along the way. From first meeting under the tree and sharing their dreams to learning new things and going through the trials of love and life, this is a beautiful story.

    This is a gorgeously illustrated picture book about how friendship can flourish as you grow up, despite changing circumstances and different life paths.
  • Judith Kerr Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007971046 - Judith Kerr
    JDTH 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £5.99
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    Judith Kerr is one of the great children's authors and her combination of charming stories and beautifully traditional illustrations has delighted generations of readers. This collection includes three of her best picture books.

    The Tiger Who Came to Tea is a classic story that belongs on every child's bookshelf. It tells the story of Sophie as she welcomes an unexpected guest for dinner - and this tiger sure is hungry.

    When Willy Went to the Wedding finds young boy Willy's pets deciding they have to attend his sister's wedding; and Twinkles, Arthur and Puss is another furry feline tale about three cats that disappear at the same time. What could they have been up to?

    Format: paperback
  • PDSP 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Paddington Bear has delighted so many readers with his gentle adventures for 60 years now and the two recent hit films have made him a firm favourite with a whole new generation. This is a brand new story featuring the marmalade-loving bear.

    Mr Gruber takes Paddington on a special outing to St Paul's Cathedral. But when they get there, there are far too many surprises - and then Paddington's mistaken for a choir bear! His unexpected rehearsal doesn't quite go to plan...

    Written by the much-missed Michael Bond and beautifully illustrated by R.W. Alley, this is a perfect picture book.
  • MEX2 Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (2)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    Meg and Mog books are the spellbinding creation of author Helen Nicoll and award-winning illustrator Jan Pienkowski. The bold illustrations in this witty board book will entrance youngsters from 1+ and the simplicity of the story will make it an enduring favourite with young toddlers and their parents.