5 years +: Picture Books

  • MPRD 4 years +
    4 years +
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    Are you excited for the supercalifragilisticexpialidocious new Mary Poppins film starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda?

    This gorgeous picture book tells the story that finds the practically perfect in every way nanny coming back to visit the grown-up Banks family. It's inspired by the original series of stories by P.L. Travers.

    With its stunning artwork style, this book is a wonderful keepsake of a film is sure to become a firm family favourite.
  • BDSR 4 years +
    4 years +
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    • £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.
  • DYI2 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This brand new Daisy adventure book is a truly laugh-out-loud story from award-winning author, Kes Gray.

    Daisy is off to Bobbington Hall on a school trip with lots of children and few teachers. There'll be olden toilets, suits of armour and maybe even secret passages...

    But can anyone find them? And what will happen if they do?
  • YCS2 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This wacky and wonderful book is the companion to the bestselling You Choose by Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt.

    Pippa inspires children to create and build confidence by allowing them to tell their own stories and explore their dreams in this highly inventive and interactive book.

    Nick's ingenious illustrations are intricately detailed and help to ensure that children imagine the stories in full - whether it's delving into the depths of the ocean or wondering what it would be like to be as little as a mouse!
  • Big Hugs Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9990000033454 - Shona Innes
    BGHU 4 years +
    4 years +
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    From the importance of friendship to the power of the internet and the complexities of death and grief, these powerful picture books cover a range of issues and emotions that children will encounter as they grow up.

    Beautifully illustrated, these books cover tricky topics in simple ways and have notes for parents and teachers to use to help children understand the issues.

    Written by qualified clinical and forensic psychologist Shona Innes, these books will help children face up to various emotive issues and encourage them to share their worries and thoughts with those they hold dear.

    Format: paperback
  • LKK2 Babies
    Babies
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    This lift-the-flap board book introduces the concept of school and gently and reassuringly reveals the kind of things children might get up to when they start studying including making masks, visiting the aquarium and having fun in the playground.

    It's packed with large cut-out flaps that are the ideal size for little hands and feature bright and bold artwork and engaging text.
  • DYQ2 Babies
    Babies
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    This is a book all about words. Young children can name the thing you drink from and the thing they splash around in.

    Based on experiences children have throughout the day - from breakfast to playing in the park - this is a great way for children to recognise and learn familiar, common and everyday words.

    Simple words like bed, plate, dog, book, teddy and many more are paired with charming artwork.
  • Time to Read Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781529006018
    TTOR 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
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    • Just 80.00p per book
    Featuring the likes of The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and The Emperor of Absurdia by Chris Riddell, this collection contains 20 original picture books adapted into early reader format with easy-to-read type.

    The familiar stories and characters and funny tales in this collection will inspire children who are just starting to read independently and will quickly become bookshelf favourites.

    Other brilliant tales in this collection include Football Fever, The Giant of Jum and What the Ladybird Heard.

    Format: paperback
  • CATK 4 years +
    4 years +
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    The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson and Tyrannosaurus Drip illustrator David Roberts come together with a royal feast of a read for toddlers - The Cook and the King.

    Told in flowing, rhyming text, the funny story follows a fussy king who's always hungry but no cook is deemed good enough for him... Until Wobbly Bob comes along!

    Wobbly Bob is scared of everything - from catching fish to digging for potatoes. How will he convince the king to give him a job in his kitchen.
  • GRLS 4 years +
    4 years +
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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.
  • AAJWE 3 years +
    3 years +
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    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.
  • ABSXV 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £14.89
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    This is a fantastic new book with a simple story and a pull-back toy for little children to enjoy again and again. You can follow the little car on its charming holiday journey to the seaside through the town, along the motorway and across the countryside. With sturdy tracks embedded in the pages, the accompanying pull-back car toy runs round the tracks. It is a fantastic gift, guaranteed to engage and entertain young children.
  • AAJVJ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Pirate Pete's Potty is a fun book to share with toddlers who are ready to move on from nappies to the potty. With a clever interactive button to press to hear a cheer, you can show little ones what to expect when they wave goodbye to nappies and learn to use the potty. Charming illustrations and simple, reassuring text are perfect for introducing potty training in a fun way.

  • ALZKL 3 years +
    3 years +
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    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!
  • Stroppy Stan & Other Stories - 5 Books - Collection - 9990000017089
    PF0085 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This picture book collection has stories that focus on various emotions, feelings and subjects that children will experience in their day-to-day lives.

    There's a stroppy squirrel called Stan; a young giraffe is too shy for show and tell; a panda feels invisible; a little mouse is a big bully; and a squirrel gets rather stroppy.
  • ALJMS 5 years +
    5 years +
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    The Reverend Awdry's first book in the classic Railway Series, The Three Railway Engines, was published exactly 70 years ago. This elegant slipcase brings together the all 26 books from this famous series in one stunning volume. The ultimate gift for all those who delight in the adventures of this cheeky little engine and his friends and a delightful present for new babies who are sure to grow up to be firm Thomas fans.
  • BBAN 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Bird is building her nest. She pushes and pulls twigs into place until she's made a cosy cup, ready and waiting... can your children guess what for?

    Following a bird as it builds a nest, this gorgeous picture book offers an introduction to forces and the concepts of pushing and pulling. From trying to catch the worm to gathering twigs, this is an exciting and accessible introduction to both nature and science.

    It uses a charming story to introduce children to facts about this scientific - and extremely useful - concept.
  • CUQ2 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Embark on a journey of discovery in this gorgeous and captivating pop-up book full of beautiful, intricate scenes that unfold with the turn of each page. Raise your eyes to discover eagles swooping to catch their prey in a rainforest, black bears prowling in a mountain kingdom and a comet shooting across the sky. What other wonders are waiting to be uncovered? Compelling facts are told by the expert author and contributor to Encyclopaedia Britannica and winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Clive Gifford. With stunning illustrations and innovative paper engineering, What's Above? is the perfect non-fiction pop-up book for children who loved Above and Below and Under the Ocean. Perfect for children aged 5 years and up, What's Above? combines beautiful illustrations and fun facts to get them interested in our diverse and fascinating world. Praise for What's Below?: 'A thoughtful feat of paper engineering' The Guardian Clive Gifford is an award-winning author of books for children and adults including the astonishing Dead or Alive, the creepy Book of Bad Things and the brain mangling Think Again and Eye Benders. He is passionate that books should entertain, inform and amaze whenever possible. A contributor to Encyclopedia Britannica, Clive's books have won School Library Association, PBS, Smithsonian and Times Educational Supplement, as well as the prestigious Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. Kate McLelland grew up in the North East of England before moving to London to gain a BA Hons in Theatre Design. After completing her degree in London she moved to Edinburgh, where she recently gained an MFA in Illustration with Distinction at Edinburgh College of Art. She received highly commended in the MacMillan Prize and in recent years was nominated for a D&AD Illustration award and a Penguin Design Award.
  • ACWYP 5 years +
    5 years +
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    The mice of Brambly Hedge have been delighting adults and children alike for more than thirty years. All eight of the classic picture books are brought together in this exquisite volume. The mice of Brambly Hedge made their first appearance in 1980 when the four seasonal stories were published. Ever since, readers have loved exploring the miniature world of the hedgerow and meeting the families that live there. In this collection the mice have many adventures, but they always have time for fun and relaxation too. Whatever the season, and whether they are by the sea, in the High Hills, or simply at home by the fire, there is always someone ready to lend a helping hand. Contains: Spring Story, Summer Story, Autumn Story, Winter Story, Poppy's Babies, Sea Story, The High Hills, The Secret
  • PYO2 5 years +
    5 years +
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    One day Mr Gumpy decides to take a trip along the river in his boat but the children, the rabbit, the cat, the pig and lots more friends decide to join him. Everyone's having a lovely time until the animals start kicking, bleating, hopping and flapping and the boat starts to rock... The winner of the Kate Greenaway Award, John Burningham's Mr Gumpy's Outing is a simple and exciting read for children aged 5 and over.
  • APGXU 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Step into Winnie's wonderful world! Enjoy three picture books full of adventure, where Winnie and Wilbur meet real dinosaurs, pirates, and even a big, bad robot. Then search for hundreds of hidden details and make magical choices in two books packed with detailed pictures and new stories to share again and again! With a special edition CD featuring more than 45 minutes of stories and music - perfect for storytime, bedtime, and journeys. This box set contains a CD plus five books: Winnie's Dinosaur Day, Winnie's Pirate Adventure, Winnie's Big Bad Robot, What Would You Do In Winnie's World? and What Can You Spot in Winnie's World?
  • BKJDJ 5 years +
    5 years +
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    From bestselling Landmarks author Robert Macfarlane -- a gorgeous, illustrated collection of spell-poems to re-wild the language of childrenAll over the country, there are words disappearing from children's lives -- words from the natural world, from the countryside and the landscape. Words like Dandelion, Otter, Bramble and Acorn should be familiar to every child: they are the simple, beautiful symbols of nature as seen by a child. They represent a space of discovery and imagination, of play and freedom. Yet this rich landscape is rapidly fading from children's minds.The Lost Words stands against the disappearance of wild childhood. It is a joyful celebration of the poetry of nature words and the living glory of our plant- and animal-filled countryside. With acrostic spell-poems by peerless wordsmith Robert Macfarlane and hand-painted illustration by Jackie Morris, this enchanting book captures the irreplaceable magic of language and nature for all ages.

    Joint winner of the British Book Award Children's Book of the Year 2018
  • BTGZL 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Celebrate 90 years of Mickey Mouse with this collection of classic Mickey Mouse tales. From his early screen appearance in Steamboat Willie through to family favourites such as The Sorcerer's Apprentice, this nostalgic book is packed with stories, beautiful artwork and facts to celebrate 90 years of ears with the world's most famous mouse!
  • BTGZR 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Join Winnie the Pooh and his woodland friends in nine timeless tales full of friendship, togetherness and adventure.