Children's Books

5 years +

  • What's Beneath Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474764957
    WBEN 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £35.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    This collection will be available to buy from early May onwards. Please keep checking back.

    These books are perfect for inquisitive children. They look beneath the surfaces of things and reveal all kinds of inner workings - from how the body functions to what happens under the paths we walk and roads we drive on.

    They're full of cutaways, insets and sidebars and have plenty of fun-to-explore illustrations. They also have seek-and-find activities and words that will help build vocabulary.

    These are great books for children who prefer facts to fiction.

    Format: paperback
  • VGGP 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    This visual grammar guide gives children all the tools they need to build their confidence in language, reading, writing and comprehension.

    Fully supporting the National Curriculum, it uses colourful photographs and illustrations to teach grammar in a fun way. From how to use grammar and punctuation correctly to the correct ways of using prepositions, pronouns, commas and colons, it explains everything a budding writer needs.

    It will help increase a child's confidence in using the building blocks of writing and reading - and help them enjoy and understand both.
  • SDPR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of perfect princesses with this incredibly interactive art activity book.

    Taking colouring and drawing to another level, the pictures are simple to complete and the results really do look awesome. This book even has a stylus so you can scratch away the surface to reveal what lies beneath the specially coated pages.

    There are also step-by-step instructions for drawing simple pictures and a scratch-and-draw story to complete.
  • BUGH 3 years +
    Clover Robin
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    Children interested in nature and all kinds of creepy-crawlies will love learning the facts on display in this fun lift-the-flap book.

    It explains how a bug hotel is a home-made habitat where insects of all shapes and sizes can come to stay. It even encourages children to build one in their own back garden using common and natural materials including straw, wood and stone.

    Among the critters it features are bees, snails and ladybirds and it also offers simple explanations of their traits and behaviour.
  • AKUSQ 5 years +
    Kaye Umansky
    5 years +
    • £4.49
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    My Very First Joke Book is full of the very funniest and best jokes! This is an excellent introduction to jokes and joke-telling. Over 60 jokes and rhymes, each with their own hilarious illustration - perfect for playground comedians. There are 'Knock, knock!' jokes, 'Doctor, doctor' jokes, monster jokes, and plain daft jokes. There are silly rhymes, crazy crossbreeds and a whole library of joke titles. Each one is in a large easy-to-read typeface and has its own humorous illustration to make it even funnier! Kaye Umansky is best known as the creator of Pongwiffy (Puffin) - hugely popular with children because of the irreverent humour. Kaye's trademark humour is evident in all her books and she is well qualified to write a joke book for very young children.
  • Dirty Bertie Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9781847159373 - Alan Macdonald
    DTYB 5 years +
    Alan Macdonald
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £19.99
    • RRP £99.80
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Dirty Bertie surely ranks alongside Horrid Henry as one of the naughtiest boys in children's books and here are 20 books focusing on his hilariously naughty antics.

    Trouble is never far away when Bertie's around and this, combined with his disgusting habits, makes for delightfully gross reads that will appeal to children who wouldn't normally pick up a book. There are books about aliens, monsters and fleas and they're all very, very entertaining.

    Written by Alan Macdonald and illustrated by David Roberts, these are laugh-out-loud first readers about a grubby little boy.

    Format: Paperback
  • BRDH 3 years +
    Clover Robin
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    The Bird House is a shaped lift-the-flap book that will help children learn more about our feathered friends.

    This book opens with an explanation about how bird houses can come in all shapes and sizes and how they are usually wooden. They provide safe shelter for birds who need extra protection of don't have a nest. It also reveals how humans can help birds survive.

    From the floating structures of duck houses to dovecotes and bird feeders and baths, this is a must for any young nature lover. It even gives simple explanations for the concepts of migration and tips on how to make gardens more suitable, welcoming and bird-friendly.
  • CFM2 5 years +
    Michael Morpurgo MBE
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    Young readers love reading the works of Michael Morpurgo and this illustrated edition of The Castle in the Field will be no exception. In this story for children aged 5 plus, the former Children's Laureate and War Horse author tells the story of Chris, Lisa, Tom and their secret hide-out.

    The trio spend their days in this special place in the Castle, an old WWII pill-box. But the Castle is on the miserly Old Rafferty's land - and he hates kids. Soon Chris, Lisa and Tom are in trouble when they're locked in...

    Especially designed for those who struggle with reading (including dyslexic children), this is a very exciting story that will work as a wonderful introduction to Michael Morpurgo.
  • ALHQA 3 years +
    Sam Taplin
    3 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    Learn to play simple, well-known tunes on the sturdy keyboard attached to the book. Each note is represented with a different colour, which corresponds to the same colour on the keys, making this accessible even to very young children. Tunes include Twinkle, Twinkle, Frere Jacques, Ode to Joy and more.
  • AGZOQ 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.89
    • RRP £5.99
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    Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. But when they win an old football at a carnival, they're going to be transported to a magical world of football they never knew existed! Can Frankie and his team beat the Pirate Pillagers and make their way home?
  • Big Cat Phonics Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780007966318
    BGCP 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
    • £14.99
    • RRP £80.00
    • Save £65.01
    • Just 75.00p per book
    Covering Collins Big Cat Reading Levels 1 and 2, the books in this collection have been designed to help support children's reading development at home.

    Phonics is a proven system that helps children learn to read and write by teaching them letter sounds (known as phonemes) rather than letter names and here they're featured in funny stories. You should encourage children to read the stories and encourage them to sound out any words they struggle with. Among the stories are Hansel and Gretel, Panda's Band and Mole in the Hole.

    These books come with notes for parents that will help you offer support as your children learn to read at school.
    Format: paperback
  • Letts Monster Practice: Ages 5-6 Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007957248
    LMPR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £39.90
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    • Just 80.00p per book
    Children aged between 5 and 6 will be learning about more complex subjects and topics as they develop their study skills at Key Stage 1 level. Who better than the creatures from Letts' Monster Practice books to help them along the way?

    These zesty books are packed with fun and colourful activities and will help children build their knowledge of maths and English. Fully supporting the National Curriculum, each book comes with a monster mask that just adds to the fun.

    Among the topics covered are fractions, telling the time, addition and subtraction, handwriting and grammar and punctuation.
  • SADA 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Featuring stunning artwork for little artists to complete, this is a beautifully illustrated doodle pad that will spark so much creativity.

    Sturdy and wiro-bound, it's just like a real artist's sketchbook and has 80 framed pages for children to draw and doodle all over.
  • MHO2 5 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Part of the Little Gems series of first chapter books, this clever and funny story from The Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson is perfect for the younger end of the 5-8 age range.

    Designed in a chunky and friendly format and with colour illustrations, the story follows Elmo and his sister as they play in the jungle house next door.

    There's a tiger in the back garden and a bird-eating spider in the cupboard... but then old Mr Birdsnest moves in. What will the children do when it appears he's kidnapped their grandma?
  • ABLXQ 3 years +
    Jessica Greenwell
    3 years +
    • £12.89
    • RRP £12.99
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    Written by Jessica Greenwell and illustrated by Lee Wildish, Noisy Farm is an illustrated board book that comes complete with an attached sound panel to brilliantly bring rural scenes to life. Little ones aged 3 and over will be fascinated by the crowing cockerel, bleating sheep, lowing cows and much, much more in this wonderful book!

  • Living Things and Their Habitats Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781911341567
    LTHB 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £27.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    This series of books explains to children how living things depend on each other and their environment for survival. They're packed with facts, core curriculum information and fantastic photographs.

    They explain the connections and interactions between the plants and animals and how these can help them make their habitats home.

    There are books dedicated to woodlands, gardens, ponds and rock pools.
  • Doodle Magic Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781910916896
    XDDLE 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Head back in time to the land of the dinosaurs or blast off into space for creative doodling fun with this incredible 10-book collection!

    With eye-catching designs throughout all the books, your children will love heading to the high street to doodle and colour the shops; coming face-to-face with fairies and princesses; sailing the high seas with pirates; and going deep into the jungle; and to the bottom of the ocean.

    Great for helping with dexterity, these books will provide hours of fun for any children who want to unleash their artistic side.
  • Knight in Training Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781444946529 - Vivian French
    KNTI 5 years +
    Vivian French
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £35.94
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    With dragons, bears and all sorts of other creatures featuring throughout these six books, Vivian French's Knight in Training series is sure to delight children who love funny and exciting stories. David Melling's hilarious illustrations just add to the madcap nature.

    Starting with Dragons Can't Swim, the books reveal how Sam J. Butterbiggins has just one ambition - to be a Very Noble Knight. But he has a problem - he's been packed off to the castle next door to stay with his aunt and uncle while his parents are away. While there, he has to put up with both his annoying cousin Prune and the weird creatures his aunt looks after including dragons and griffins.

    Godfrey the dragon gets stuck down a well and Sam has no choice but to work with Prune to save him. While inside the well, the pair make an incredible discovery - a scroll giving instructions on six quests to become the perfect knight. Sam wants to complete them, but Prune keeps getting in the way...

    This collection includes books 1-6 in Vivian French and David Melling's Knight in Training series.
    Format: paperback
  • AHYIG 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.89
    • RRP £4.99
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    Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined! When they're transported back into the Wild West, Frankie's team will have to go head-to-head with some crabby cowboys. Will they be able to win the penalty shoot out at high noon?
  • Festivals Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781912171408
    FSTV 5 years +
    5 years +
    (3)
    • £11.99
    • RRP £79.90
    • Save £67.91
    • Just £1.20 per book
    This collection contains 10 books providing an accessible introduction and detailed overview of 10 different festivals and celebrations.

    Especially written for children aged 6 and over, these books are a useful study aid and will help children learn about different cultures and religions outside of their own.
    Format: paperback
  • Why Do We Remember Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445161549
    WDWR 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £53.94
    • Save £45.95
    • Just £1.33 per book
    This collection contains six first history books that will explain to children why we remember momentous events and people including The Great Fire of London and Charles Darwin.

    Aimed at readers aged 5 and over, each book covers a topic children will learn about and Key Stage 1 and relies on a rich variety of historical sources including diaries and paintings to bring the events to life. They're also accessibly written as they describe why these people and events remain so relevant.

    Each book also features a simple timeline and explores how we find about the past. All text has been carefully checked by a historian.

    Format: paperback
  • ACTCT 3 years +
    Rod Campbell
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    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.
  • AIWXN 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.89
    • RRP £4.99
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    Frankie and his team love playing football. There's always time for a game. And now that they have their magical football they're playing against teams they never imagined! But when Frankie, Charlie, Louise and their dog pal, Max, get transported to ancient Egypt they're in for a surprise. Will they be able to beat the menacing mummies?
  • Minions Activity Book Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781910916964
    MABP 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £22.96
    • Save £17.97
    • Just £1.25 per book
    Delight your little Minions with this four-book collection - available from Book People for a miniscule price!

    There's a book full of 24 full-colour posters for Minion fans to hang on their walls; an activity book packed with puzzles based around Gru's loyal servants; a Where's Wally?-style book which asks children to use their spy skills to spot Kevin, Stuart and Bob in a sea of yellow; and a special movie book full of facts, profiles and quizzes about all the favourites from the Despicable Me films.

    Hours of interactive fun for Minions fans!