Children's Books

5 years +

  • 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.
  • AEBFL 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £8.09
    • RRP £8.99
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    Every parent dreams of idyllic family days out with the kids - but every parent also knows that, when it comes to a conflict between the attractions of computer games and the pleasures of nature's playground, it often feels as if a trip to the local park is as much as you can manage. The solution: Adventure Walks for Families. It will inspire parents and their children to go adventure-walking instead of resorting to the stock venues. How? By making walking so much fun! Becky Jones and Clare Lewis have put together 25 walks, each with its own theme (from Highwaymen and Hideouts in Epping Forest to the Survival of the Fittest in Darwin's Kent), all within easy reach of London and all planned to be manageable for families. Each outing is a complete day out, each one offers something to see, draw, collect or visit. Here is a step-by-step guide for a fantastic free day in the country.
  • Horrid Henry's Loathsome Library Box Set - 30 Books - Collection - 9781510102293 - Francesca Simon & Tony Ross
    HHLB 5 years +
    Francesca Simon & Tony Ross
    5 years +
    (3)
    • £22.99
    • RRP £147.70
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    • Just 77.00p per book
    Horrid Henry's Loathsome Library is a box set featuring every single one of Francesca Simon's stories starring the naughtiest boy in children's books - and so much more!

    Displayed in a keepsake slipcase and with a mammoth 30 books included, this is a brilliant collection to add to any child's bookshelf. Very funny stories that are tremendously re-readable, they follow the lovably naughty Henry as he gets into all kinds of trouble and faces of against his nemesis, Perfect Peter.

    With extra appeal added by the black-and-white artwork from Little Princess author Tony Ross, the collection also includes joke books and a special Christmas story to accompany the laugh-out-loud novels.
  • Fundamental Science Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781911341970
    FNSC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £79.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    These 10 books cover everything children will be studying during their science lessons at Key Stage 1.

    With activities, experiments and ideas for investigations, they cover senses, health, everyday materials and so much more. Highly accessible, they're full of diagrams and helpful photographs to help children understand the notoriously tricky concepts.

    The books provide fascinating explanations of natural phenomena and encourage children to observe and investigate the world around them and think critically about anything scientific.

    Format: Paperback
  • Julia Donaldson Activity Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781509878475 - Julia Donaldson
    JDAC 4 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    4 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's picture books including The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and What the Ladybird Heard are hugely popular with little ones and these 10 books are full of activities inspired by the stories.

    This collection contains three colouring books (each with over 20 scenes to decorate); four sticker books (with over 100 stickers each); and three activity books (with over 30 puzzles in each one).

    Your little ones will love completing the puzzles and joining in the fun.
    Format: paperback
  • 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?
  • Everything I Need to Know for School: Complete Key Stage 1: Ages 5-7 Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9780241279946
    ENKC 5 years +
    5 years +
    (3)
    • £29.99
    • RRP £112.70
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This huge 30-book collection covers a wide range of subjects and topics that children will be studying at Key Stage 1 level.

    It includes workbooks, non-fiction books and even a visual dictionary. There are two workbooks each for Science, Maths and English, while there are also books to help with spelling, handwriting and even telling the time.

    Topics including animals, the rainforest and history are also covered throughout this huge collection of learning books which are perfect for helping with homework. It has more or less everything children need to know for school!
  • Wildlife Watchers Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781911341987
    WLWT 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
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    Learn about different kinds of wildlife with this fantastic collection for children aged 5 and over.

    From bumblebees to tawny owls, these engaging books are sure to help children notice and care about all sorts of wonderful animals - from insects found in the garden to those that only come out at night.

    The book-banded readers provide a fascinating insight into how animals live and are written in an engaging narrative style. They use high-frequency words and support unfamiliar vocabulary by images and labels.
    Format: paperback
  • Reading Together Fairy Tale Phonics Collection with Poster - 8 Books - Collection - 9781786171559
    RTFT 5 years +
    5 years +
    (4)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £47.92
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    With familiar fairy tales, this eight-book collection is perfect for children to share with their parents as they begin to learn about phonics.

    Including Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Puss in Boots, the fairy tales have been carefully retold to help children develop their decoding skills and link different letters to distinct sounds.There are also sounding out and word-building activities to partake in.

    All the books come with 70 reusable stickers and there's even a poster which features all 44 sounds that are practised in the books. There are also helpful hints for grown-ups on what sounds they should focus on while they read, scattered throughout the books.

    Poster dimensions: 550 x 645mm.
  • ADNCN 4 years +
    Fiona Watt
    4 years +
    • £14.89
    • RRP £14.99
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    This is a fabulous new storybook with four embedded tracks and a pull-back helicopter toy that little children can enjoy from again and again. Place the helicopter on the tracks and watch it zoom around as its crew rescues a skier in the mountains, boys from rocks at the seaside, collects an injured oil rig worker, and then returns to its base at a hospital. It is a fantastic gift, guaranteed to delight and entertain young children.
  • Letts KS1 English SATs Revision Help Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007961870
    LKSE 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £15.97
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    This unique collection of revision books uses three different approaches to help children engage with the different topics of English and achieve success at Key Stage 1 level.

    Whether your children learn best by seeing, hearing or doing (or even if a mixture of the three works well for them), these easy-to-follow books are sure to help them find the answers they need for the notoriously difficult subject of English.
    Featured in the collection are a practice workbook, a revision guide and even some practice test papers.
  • ALGXQ 3 years +
    Fiona Watt
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £15.99
    • RRP £19.99
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    A toy and a book in one, this large, chunky board book comes with a wind-up toy steam train. Wind the train up and set in on the embedded track in each page to see it chugging along through the countryside. Each of the four tracks is removable, and together they combine to make one giant train track.
  • Letts Wild About: Ages 3-5 Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007953486
    LTWA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £19.95
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Covering the topics of numbers, counting, writing, the alphabet and phonics, these activity-filled workbooks from Letts all feature amazing animals and will help children aged between 3 and 5 get to grips with English and Maths.

    Supporting the Early Years Curriculum, the books have accessible activities which allow children to practise key numeracy and literacy skills, while also exploring the world of animals through weird and wonderful facts.
  • ALTUV 3 years +
    Peter Bently
    3 years +
    • £4.89
    • RRP £4.99
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    Up and down, here and there, busy wheels are everywhere! Beaver and Dumper Truck are busy moving heavy loads for the new town hall. But it starts to rain, and the town might flood-can Dumper Truck help? It's time to get busy with machines that race, vroom and zoom! This vibrant series is designed to excite playful pre-schoolers. Each Busy Wheels book offers a colourful vehicle adventure, sounds to mimic and an exciting job to get done. Ambulance in Action: 9781781710937 Digger to the Rescue: 9781848358201 Dumper Truck Dash: 9781781710913 Fire Engine is Flashing: 9781848358195 Monster Truck Moutain Rescue: 9781781710920 Police Car on Patrol: 9781781710906 Racing Car is Roaring: 9781848358225 Tractor Saves the Day: 9781848358218
  • Noddy Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781444943184 - Enid Blyton
    NODY 5 years +
    Enid Blyton
    5 years +
    • £15.99
    • RRP £79.90
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    • Just £1.60 per book
    Join Noddy, Big Ears and friends in 10 Toyland adventures... the wonderful world of Enid Blyton starts here.

    This slipcased collection contains 10 of the original Noddy stories, all presented in hardback with original text and illustrations. They follow the little, wooden boy with the bell on his hat as he has his first encounter with Big-Ears and his move to Toyland.

    Throughout the books, Noddy looks for a job; uses his red-and-yellow car to make some money; and goes to school to learn some lessons when he gets a little bit too big for his boots.
    Book People and Enid Blyton: A Lifetime of Adventure
    Format: hardback
  • Letts Wild About: Ages 5-7 Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007953417
    LTWB 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £5.99
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Supporting the new Key Stage 1 National Curriculum, this five-book collection is bursting with animal-themed activities that will help children aged between 5 and 7 hone their English and Maths skills.

    Encouraging children to go on a wild adventure to improve their English and Maths skills, each book features accessible activities that will support what they're learning at school and even features quick tests to check progress.

    The workbooks are packed with weird and wonderful facts about the animal kingdom and cover topics including grammar and punctuation, handwriting, phonics and spelling, addition and subtraction and the times table.
  • PG0231 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Children will love heading to the village of Greendale and joining Postman Pat, Jess and all their friends in this treasury of seven stories.

    The funny stories find Pat having to deal with everything from bouncy castles to runaway cows and pesky parrots. They're sure to delight any fan of the long-running show.

    Just like the man himself, they all deliver the goods.
  • APG2 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    The Alphabet Games Phonics set is great for making learning letters into a lively game that allows your child to progress as they learn.

    Featuring well-loved Oxford Reading Tree characters, Biff, Chip and Kipper, the games can be played by one to four players with the help of an adult or older child.

    The cards' clear pictures and great instructions make them simple to use.
  • AAJWE 3 years +
    Sam Taplin
    3 years +
    • £15.99
    • RRP £19.99
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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.
  • Carol Vorderman: Top of the Class KS1 Collection - 10 Books in a Satchel - Collection - 9780241199602 - Carol Vorderman
    CVTO 5 years +
    5 years +
    (5)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Help your child become 'Top of the Class' with the help of Carol Vorderman and these 10 Key Stage 1 workbooks that cover the most important subjects for children aged between 5 and 7.

    Coming in a handy carry bag and with exercises and activities that will help children have fun as they learn, the books also come with 150 gold reward sticker stars so you can let them know when they are doing a good job.

    Sure to come in extremely useful and a great addition to what they're learning at school, the books cover everything from English and spelling to maths and science. A first-class edition to your child's learning, with each book progressing in time with the curriculum so that the information is relevant and will come in useful during their lessons.
  • 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.
  • DFO2 5 years +
    Quentin Blake
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Part of the Little Gems series for not-so-confident readers (and those who struggle with dyslexia), this story is presented on high-quality cream paper and with a special easy-to-read font.

    Written by Quentin Blake, is the story of a heartbroken widow of a captain that drowned at sea who discovers a friendly amphibian at her lowest point. However, this is no ordinary frog - this one likes to dance!

    The duo are soon touring the world with their new routine, spreading light and laughter wherever they go...
  • 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.
  • Evie's Magic Bracelet Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781444942101 - Jessica Ennis-Hill
    EVIE 5 years +
    Jessica Ennis-Hill
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £17.97
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    This collection includes the first three books in a truly magical series by Gold-winning Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill. We'd recommend the fantasy stories to children who love Rainbow Magic.

    The Silver Unicorn starts the series and it follows Evie as she receives a parcel in the post from her Grandma Iris in Jamaica that contains a beautiful bracelet. But this isn't any old bracelet; it's one that gives her the chance to speak to animals. First up, she has to calm down a frightened silver unicorn.

    In The Enchanted Puppy, Evie is sent another bracelet by Grandma Iris and this one can bring things to life - including soft toys. In The Sprites' Den, the latest bracelet allows Evie to conjure up anything she wants out of thin air.
    Format: paperback