Children's Books

9 years +

  • WCE2 9 years +
    David Walliams
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £7.99
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    Written by David Walliams - an author who is proven to know just what kind of buttons to press to get kids giggling - The World's Worst Children introduces a delightfully dreadful cast of characters!

    Presented in full colour, the book features five beastly boys and five gruesome girls including Sofia Sofa, a girl who loves TV and is so stuck to the sofa she's turning into one, and Dribbling Drew, a boy whose drool gets him into trouble on a school trip.

    A collection of wickedly funny short stories, there's even a special appearance from Raj - a character who has appeared in all of David Walliams' bestselling novels. The tales are accompanied by Tony Ross' hilarious illustrations.
  • AGQGT 9 years +
    Jake Jackson
    9 years +
    • £9.89
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    The perfect companion to the other titles in the "Music Made Easy" series ("Play the Guitar", "Play the Piano", "Guitar Chords", "Piano and Keyboard Chords"), this is the ideal guide for those, of any age, who may enjoy playing instruments, but have not yet mastered how to read music from the page. This guide provides the essentials you need to know, explaining pitch, the treble clef, the bass clef, rhythm, accidentals, key signatures and time signatures. You can then practise what you have learnt with the 'Play Along' sections containing simple, well-known examples of music. It comes with helpful diagrams, clear accessible text. Supported online by our "See it * Hear it" chord site. Now you can see the chord, then reach for your phone and hear the chord. Using any free QR code reader app (Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Windows) a web site opens automatically and you can listen to the chord as a strum, an arpeggio (each note played separately) and hear it as a piano chord and arpeggio.
  • AHTUK 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.79
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    Designed to present the easiest possible approach to piano playing, complete with an amusing family of characters and illustrations to help emphasise the information being taught, John Thompson's Easiest Piano Course (Book Two) builds on the skills children learned in the first book!

    Part two is develops on the note-reading fluency skills learned in the Book One and introduces new notes, giving children the opportunity to play exercises where only one hand is required. The book also contains more writing exercises, sight reading drills, review work and technical studies to take children's piano and music skills to the next level.
  • ABQZX 10 years +
    Howard Macmillan
    10 years +
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    This guide to 11+ success will help you to assess your current Maths skills, and target those that you need to practise and build, so that you can sit your 11+ selection tests with confidence. * Covers all the skills and key question types that could appear on the commonly used 11+ Maths selection test papers. * Suitable for the multiple-choice or standard test paper. * Accurately reflects the level of difficulty of the actual tests. * Includes number skills, algebra, geometry, statistics and many other essential skills. * All answers are clearly explained so you can see where you've gone wrong.
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780141385839 - Jeff Kinney
    WPYK 9 years +
    9 years +
    (7)
    • £11.99
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Zoo-wee-mama! Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid books have now sold over 75 million books worldwide - with 10 million of those sales coming in the UK alone.

    Book People's latest slipcased collection brings together the first 10 books following the misadventures of Greg Heffley and his crazy family including, for the first time in paperback, Old School.

    Greg is an average American schoolboy, but he has a habit of getting into embarrassing but hilarious situations. These books follow his diary as he makes observations on his days and doodles away. From classic road trips to tales of hard luck and the terrifying prospect of finding a date for Valentine's Day, these are sure to have children laughing out loud.
    Format: paperback
  • Alma Classics Collection  - 10 Books - Collection - 9780714546452
    ALMC 8 years +
    8 years +
    (1)
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Fall down the rabbit-hole with Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland; follow the yellow brick road in L. Frank Baum's The Wizard of Oz; and learn to fly with J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan.

    This completely unabridged collection of classics of children's literature provides an unbeatable introduction to some of the most famous and inspirational stories of all time.

    There's drama, heartbreak, magic and moments of pure joy throughout these books and we're sure you'll love rediscovering these tales as much as the children who are reading them for the first time.
    Format: paperback
  • DWQ2 9 years +
    David Walliams
    9 years +
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    Can you believe it's been 10 years since The Boy in the Dress first made his way on to children's bookshelves? Bad Dad, the 10th children's novel written by David Walliams, finds him at his anarchic and heart-warming best.

    Frank's dad has been thrown into prison for driving the getaway car in a bank robbery, so Frank hatches a plan to get him out for one night to give the money back. Frank's dad is happy to go along and make amends for his mistakes but the crime boss, Mr. Big, has other ideas...

    A fine addition to David's roster of children's classics, this is a pacy riches-to-rags story that celebrates the bond between parent and child and we're sure it will also make you and your children laugh and cry in equal measure.
  • AEBDI 9 years +
    Angela Wilkes
    9 years +
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    French for Beginners is the perfect introduction to the language for children aged 9 and over. It deals with everyday situations in which children may find themselves while abroad. It clearly explains French grammar and the puzzles provide plenty of practice. Ideal for learning basic foreign language skills, this book will teach children all the essentials.
  • ANHLA 9 years +
    Rick Riordan
    9 years +
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    Though the Greek and Roman crew members of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen - all of them - and they're stronger than ever. The gods, still suffering from multiple personality disorder, are useless. How can a handful of young demigods hope to persevere against Gaea's army of powerful giants? As dangerous as it is to head to Athens, they have no other option. They have sacrificed too much already. And if Gaea wakes, it is game over...
  • Michael Morpurgo Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9780007963027 - Michael Morpurgo
    MCHM 9 years +
    Michael Morpurgo
    9 years +
    (1)
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    One of the most popular children's authors around, Michael Morpurgo has won many awards and is a former Children's Laureate. Our latest unbelievable value collection brings together 12 of his beloved books including Farm Boy (the sequel to War Horse), Shadow and A Medal for Leroy.

    Poignant, powerful and heartbreaking reads for children who love animals and are fascinated by the events of war, these books will leave a lasting impression on all who read them. They are exceptionally well written and will show children how powerful humanity can be.

    These touching books are perfect for children aged 9 and over and will help to introduce many important themes that they will encounter over the years ahead.
  • The World of David Walliams: Best Boxset Ever - 5-Book Collection - Collection - 9780007532216 - David Walliams
    DWBB 9 years +
    9 years +
    (2)
    • £19.99
    • RRP £34.95
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    • Just £4.00 per book
    David Walliams is one of the greatest storytellers around at the moment and his stories are inspired by the devilish humour of Roald Dahl.

    Presented in a keepsake slipcase, this collection includes his first five novels. We start with The Boy in the Dress, a book all about a boy who just doesn't fit in. When he tries on a dress, his life changes. But should he keep this a secret? Mr Stink follows and this is a book about a stinky tramp who has a surprising past.

    Billionaire Boy is a book all about how money can't buy you everything, especially friends; and Gangsta Ganny proves that grandmas may have hidden traits - including being a jewel thief. Finally, Ratburger follows Zoe as she tries to keep her beloved rat safe from Burt of Burt's Burgers.

    Books that will make children think, cry and laugh (a lot!), these belong on every young reader's bookshelf. Don't be surprised if you end up enjoying them just as much as your children!
  • ADDPA 10 years +
    10 years +
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    • RRP £6.50
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    These new books offer key stage 2 assessment testing for each level, and include advice from teachers on how best to use the tests in order to move up to the next level. With a simple layout in black and white, these tests are designed to mimic the real tests, encouraging children to gain confidence through the assessment process. Featuring more tests than the leading brand, these provide comprehensive and in-depth test practice at Maths Levels 3-5 (ages 10-11) while covering all required curriculum content. Test advice from experienced teachers is also included. Pull-out answers are included.
  • AKHTO 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Half Boy. Half God. All Hero. It's not every day you find yourself in combat with a half-lion, half-human. But when you're the son of a Greek God, it happens. And now my friend Annabeth is missing, a Goddess is in chains and only five half-blood heroes can join the quest to defeat the doomsday monster. Oh and guess what. The Oracle has predicted that not all of us will survive...
  • OUL2 9 years +
    Michael Morpurgo
    9 years +
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    A vivid re-imagining of a legendary folk tale by the bestselling author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo's Outlaw is a compelling retelling of the Robin Hood story which will keep fans of Beowulf and Private Peaceful reading late into the night.

    After a fierce storm, a boy discovers a human skull buried beneath the roots of an ancient tree. A skull with a legendary story... Homeless and lost in a dark, strange forest, young Robin is rescued by a motley crew of misfits. He yearns to avenge his father and seek justice against the Sheriff of Nottingham once and for all. Will Robin Hood find the courage to become a legendary hero..?

    A former children's laureate and a multi-award winning author of children's books, Michael Morpurgo seems to be able to do no wrong when it comes to writing great books for children aged 9 and above, and in the case of Outlaw, he triumphs once more!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • ABGNN 10 years +
    Yves Sente
    10 years +
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    Blake, Mortimer and Nasir are en route to Antarctica, hoping to locate Olrik and his Indian and KGB allies and to stop his attack on the Brussels Universal Exposition. Little do they know that their old adversary isn't the one in charge this time. In the frozen wasteland of the sixth continent, Mortimer will be reunited with an old acquaintance and solve the enigma of his younger days-at a terrible price.
  • ADDOY 7 years +
    7 years +
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    These new books offer key stage 2 assessment testing for each level, and include advice from teachers on how best to use the tests in order to move up to the next level. With a simple layout in black and white, these tests are designed to mimic the real tests, encouraging children to gain confidence through the assessment process. Featuring more tests than the leading brand, these provide comprehensive and in-depth test practice at Maths levels 3-4 (ages 8-9) while covering all required curriculum content. Test advice from experienced teachers is also included. Pull-out answers are included.
  • APWGU 9 years +
    Philip Blake
    9 years +
    • £8.99
    Discover all about Sikhism by meeting Akaalsimron, Amrita, Sehaj and Sunny - four Sikhs from around the world. Find out about their gurdwaras, how they worship, how they celebrate festivals and how their faith impacts on their daily lives. The book is part of the 'My religion and me' series which explores the faith and lives of children around the world in different religions.
  • AHGLU 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £6.39
    • RRP £6.50
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    This new book offers assessment testing by level, and includes advice from teachers on how best to use the tests in order to move up to the next level. With a simple layout in black and white, these tests are designed to mimic the real tests, encouraging children to gain confidence through the assessment process. *More tests than the leading brand *Comprehensive and in-depth test practice per level *Covers all required curriculum content *Test advice from experienced teachers *Pull-out answers included
  • ASYWR 9 years +
    Jacqueline Wilson
    9 years +
    (1)
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    Katy Carr is a lively, daredevil oldest sister in a big family. She loves messing around outdoors, climbing on the garage roof, or up a tree, cycling, skateboarding, swinging...But her life changes in dramatic and unexpected ways after a serious accident. Inspired by the classic novel, What Katy Did, Jacqueline Wilson creates an irresistible modern version for the twenty-first-century. This title is suitable for fans of Hetty Feather and Tracy Beaker will fall in love with Katy and her family too.
  • OVDA 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Penguins, tigers, zebras... They're all featured in the Oxford Visual Dictionary of Animals.

    The stunning illustrations and over 1,500 animal words are included within the book so children aged 9+ can learn all about mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, sea creatures, insects and mini beasts.

    Information about animal habitats and behaviour such as migration and hibernation, as well as life cycles and camouflage, are also included. The book even contains an Animal Detective Quiz at the back to test the animal-loving readers' knowledge.
  • SF72 7 years +
    7 years +
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    The Puffin Book of Stories for Seven-Year-Olds includes tales from best-loved authors such as Philippa Pearce, Rudyard Kipling and Francesca Simon. From fables and myths to contemporary tales, these stories are lovely to read aloud as well as ideal for encouraging young independent readers to get stuck into to a book.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • AGECN 7 years +
    Rosi McNab
    7 years +
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    A refreshingly fun, activity-based approach to Spanish for 7 to 9 year olds. Collins Spanish Club is the ideal way to ensure that young learners not only excel in Spanish at school but also have great fun doing it. Through a series of 10 units, Spanish Club uses puzzles, stories and songs to explore grammar and vocabulary concepts in an entirely undaunting way. The recurring 'Detective' feature encourages learners to explore the language for interesting new facts and rules, while regular Q&A-style tips address common queries about things like spelling, usage and irregularities.
  • AGECL 7 years +
    Rosi McNab
    7 years +
    • £6.89
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    A refreshingly fun, activity-based approach to French for 7-9 year olds. Collins French Club is the ideal way to ensure that young learners not only excel in French at school but also have great fun doing it. Through a series of 10 units, French Club uses puzzles, stories and songs to explore grammar and vocabulary concepts in an entirely undaunting way. The recurring 'Detective' feature encourages learners to explore the language for interesting new facts and rules, while regular Q&A-style tips address common queries about things like spelling, usage and irregularities.
  • Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books - Collection - 9780141371337 - Roald Dahl
    NROJ 7 years +
    Roald Dahl
    7 years +
    (41)
    • £21.99
    • RRP £98.85
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    • Just £1.47 per book
    There are no other authors quite like Roald Dahl. A supreme storyteller with a wicked sense of humour, his characters and stories are timeless and unforgettable.

    With striking new artwork to celebrate the Roald Dahl 100 celebrations and a keepsake slipcase featuring Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations, this 15-book collection brings together all Dahl's classic children's novels.

    From Mr. Hoppy and Mrs Silver to Mr & Mrs Twit; and from giant peaches to magic medicines; this is a collection bursting with unique characters, hilarious situations and unforgettable storylines - as well as Dahl's wicked sense of humour.

    An essential addition to any bookshelf, the likes of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Witches and Fantastic Mr Fox have shocked, excited and entertained generations of children and now's your chance to own them all - whatever your age!

    Format: paperback