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  • Small Great Things - Hardback - 9781444788006 - Jodi Picoult
    SMGT
    Jodi Picoult
    • £4.00
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    Jodi Picoult, the author of My Sister's Keeper, examines themes of birth, death and responsibility in her latest page-turner, Small Great Things.

    A routine hospital procedure ends in tragedy when a newborn baby dies and there is no doubt as to who will be held responsible. It's the nurse who has been banned from looking after him by his father. However, the nurse, her lawyer and the father of the child will never have imagined just how much this death will change their lives.

    Looking at the issues that both unite and divide us, this is a compelling novel all about prejudice and power.
  • Mary Berry Everyday - Hardback - 9781785942631 - Mary Berry
    MBEV
    Mary Berry
    • £9.00
    • RRP £26.00
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    Mary Berry is the nation's favourite baker and in this official tie-in to her brand new BBC series, she shows you how to prepare some truly phenomenal recipes.

    There are 120 recipes to try out and they're all presented with Mary's trademark no-fuss guidance and instructions. Anyone who loves cooking will find so much to enjoy in these mouth-watering recipes.

    Mary even shares her best time-saving tips, storecupboard essentials and clever ways to cook.
  • GRCM
    • £7.99
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    Featuring over 70 beautifully illustrated historical city plans and maps, this book explores civilization in some of the world's top cities.

    Ranging from the ancient metropolis of Rome through to the modern urban behemoth of New York City, each map has highlights and hotspots pulled out and the cartographic appearance is one that you'll find yourself absorbed into.

    There is also in-depth analysis on the background stories of not only the cities but also the map makers and their work.
  • LVTC
    Suzy Taylor
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Grab your pens, pencils and paints and prepare to add a dash of colour to the intricately designed letters included in this huge notepad-style colouring book.

    With each page including a different letter or symbol, you can make banners or signs to say 'Congratulations', 'Good Luck' or 'Happy Birthday'. There are plenty of designs to choose from and they've all been designed in style by folk artist Suzy Taylor.
  • I Love... Sticker Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781783415823
    ILSP 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £19.96
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This collection contains four books (containing over 30 stickers each) bursting with facts about trucks, dinosaurs, farms and animals ranging from cuddly pets to wild creatures.

    All presented in an appealing style with bright colours and bold, easy-to-read text, they provide a great introduction to these ever-popular topics.
  • Love From Boy - Hardback - 9781444786279 - Donald Sturrock
    LFRB
    Donald Sturrock
    • £4.99
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    Sometimes serious, sometimes tender and quite often fantastic and funny, this book contains a collection of letters that Roald Dahl penned to his mother throughout his extraordinary life.

    Starting with a letter that was written when Roald was just 9 years old and studying at a boarding school, the book features what became weekly letters as he first became a fighter pilot during the Second World War and then went on to work as a diplomat and spy in Washington.

    Full of the humour and storytelling genius that featured in his classic books including The BFG and Matilda, the letters in this book provide a fascinating insight into what Roald Dahl was really like and how he honed his skills as a writer.
  • All Creatures Great and Small Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781408868089
    ACGS 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    There's a lion who enjoys corn flakes, a rabbit who burgles books and a crocodile looking forward to a snappy birthday in this 10-book collection starring All Creatures Great and Small.

    With their bright and bold artwork, the books in this great value collection all star amazing animal characters and have been written by popular authors including Debi Gliori, Rosie Reeve and Mark Sperring.

    Brilliant for any animal-loving children aged 3 and over, the ten books here will be returned to time and time again.
  • LGQB
    Gwion Prydderch
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    A bright and bold book packed with brain-teasers about Britain! Alongside word searches, pair puzzles and spot-the-difference games, this book features a number of little-known facts about all things Blighty!

    Full of fun, Great Britain: Let's Get Quizzical really does have something for everyone - whether you are on a long journey, stuck inside on a rainy day or just want to learn more about what makes Great Britain great!

    A great stocking filler and boredom buster for people of any age, among the facts you'll discover are who bought Stonehenge at an auction for #6,600, the amount of metal used in the construction of the Forth Rail Bridge in Scotland and even which day is the most popular for eating fish & chips!
  • MSCM
    • £3.99
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    Artist and ornothologist Matt Sewell has charmed so many of our customers with his beautiful little books covering British birds, owls and penguins and now he turns his attention to collective nouns for animals.

    A charm of goldfinches, a school of dolphins, a cloud of bats, a murder of crows... all of these and more are portrayed in this enchanting, illustrated book.

    A lovely gift for nature lovers, all of the illustrations are presented in Matt's trademark watercolour and his vibrant and witty text showcases his love of the creatures. In a very playful style, he also explains about each groups' personality.
  • Biff, Chip and Kipper Levels 1-3 - 33 Books - Collection - 9780192739858
    RWBZ 3 years +
    3 years +
    (19)
    • £14.00
    • RRP £163.67
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    • Just 42.00p 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.
  • Guess How Much I Love You Seasons Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781406372045 - Sam McBratney
    GHMS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £23.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    Sam McBratney's Guess How Much I Love You is one of the classic children's picture books and this collection shows how Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare's love remains strong throughout every season of the year.

    Featuring the charming artwork of Anita Jeram, each book focuses on one of the seasons. In the spring, Little Nutbrown Hare loves to play outside while everything grows and changes; he just loves the vibrant colours of summer; a big surprise is blown his way by the autumn wind; and in winter he gets to see snow. Will he be able to outwit Big Nutbrown Hare?

    Perfect for sharing, this collection will not only teach children about the differences between the seasons but also celebrate the bond between child and parent.
  • Harriet Evans Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007937134 - Harriet Evans
    HEVA
    Harriet Evans
    (1)
    • £4.00
    • RRP £23.97
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    Fiction fans who enjoy Sophie Kinsella will love the feel-good reads from Sunday Times bestselling author, Harriet Evans.

    I Remember You tells the story of Tess Tennant who finds herself whisked off her feet by a stranger in Rome, but will she decide that it is back home, with her lifelong best friend Adam, she truly belongs?; Love of Her Life sees Kate leave New York to tend to her ill father in London, but she must also confront the pieces of her past there to allow herself to love again; Going Home sees Lizzy in the middle of a complicated family saga and the stakes are upped when the Love of Her Life reappears before her once more...

    Warm, charming and funny, Evans' novels offer the perfect slice of reading escapism.
  • Romantic Fiction Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781471157400
    VALD
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.97
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    Perfect for anyone who loves romance, these three books are full of frothy relationships and escapism. Including the bestselling RSVP, the hilarious romp The Nearly-weds and the feel-good Thirteen Weddings, it's a wonderful collection to add to any romance fan's bookshelf.

    Warm and sophisticated, Helen Warner's RSVP tells the story of four women, one wedding and a day they'll never forget. Anna has been invited to the 'love-of-her-life' and ex-boyfriend Toby's wedding. Will it give her a sense of closure or will it reopen old wounds?

    Jane Costello's The Nearly-weds will take you to Boston to meet Zoe Moore - a warm and loving woman who moved to the States after being cruelly ditched at the altar. Will she find happiness in her new home?

    Thirteen Weddings follows Bronte who had an amazing one-night stand with Alex around a year ago. Now working at a picture desk for a glossy magazine, she's shocked to recognise him as her new colleague - and now he's engaged... but the spark still remains.
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Levels 4-6 - 25 Books - Collection - 9780192745712
    RWBN 5 years +
    5 years +
    (13)
    • £13.00
    • RRP £123.75
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    • Just 52.00p per book
    Especially published for children at reading levels 4-6 and always popular with Book People customers, we're excited to bring you this massive 25-book Oxford Reading Tree collection starring Biff, Chip and Kipper.

    A scheme used by the vast majority of primary schools, these books will help children aged 5 and over develop into confident readers, and the familiar characters and entertaining stories are sure to be returned to again and again.

    Focusing on phonics so young readers can practise their sounds and letters, these first stories allow children to practise reading everyday language too. With eight covering each level, the fun-filled books come in a popper case and the collection also includes a parents' guide.
  • Tiny Churches - Hardback - 9780749577681 - Dixe Wills
    TYCH
    Dixe Wills
    • £4.00
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    Dixe Wills, the author of Tiny Islands and Tiny Stations, once again proves why small is beautiful with Tiny Churches.

    In his personal and quirky style, he looks at 60 of the nation's most perfect diminutive churches and explains how you can get to each one via public transport. Each church is so tiny, that only about 30 people could fit comfortably inside!

    Representing a unique slice of British local history and attitude, Dixe looks at how the tiny churches have survived and thrived throughout history. He celebrates the fact that they now retain the atmosphere and beauty of when they were first built.
  • Molly Murphy Mysteries Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781472118066 - Rhys Bowen
    RBMM
    (5)
    • £4.00
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    Featuring the first three books in Rhys Bowen's wonderful Molly Murphy series, this collection is an ideal introduction to a New York Times bestselling author.

    Molly Murphy always knew she'd end up in trouble, just as her mother predicted. So, when she commits murder in self-defence, she flees Ireland - and her identity - for the anonymous shores of America. When she arrives in New York, Molly begins to breathe easier. But when a man is murdered on Ellis Island, a man Molly was seen arguing with, she becomes the prime suspect... using her Irish charm and sharp wit, Molly escapes Ellis Island and sets out to find the wily killer on her own. Determined to find the killer on her own, Molly escapes Ellis Island to pound the notorious streets of Hell's Kitchen and the Lower East Side - and a private investigator is born.

    Tightly plotted whodunnits, cleverly and expertly entwined with comedy, Murphy's Law, Death of Riley and For the Love of Mike by Rhys Bowen are sure to delight fans of Carola Dunn and introduce a new legion of fans to a wonderful character.

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Rhys Bowen's Molly Murphy series.
  • Carole Matthews Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780751565393 - Carole Matthews
    CMAT
    Carole Matthews
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £25.97
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    A Sunday Times bestselling author, Carole Matthews writes stories that will put a smile on the face of any fan of romantic fiction.

    In With or Without You, Lyssa decides to get over a break-up by taking a trekking trip in Nepal... but it never appeared to her she might fall in love while out there. Should she come home?

    All You Need is Love follows single mum Sally as she sets upon improving things for herself and for her son Charlie. She meets the charming Spencer Knight and is everything a woman could wish for but is he as good as he seems? Or does her hapless ex Johnny still hold the key to her heart.

    Finally, A Place to Call Home finds Ayesha and her daughter leaving a life of pain behind in search of a fresh start. Former pop star Hayden is now living his life out of the spotlight and has opened up his home to two people - professional dancer Crystal and ill-tempered Joy, who has a soft spot for waifs and strays. When Crystal asks Hayden if Ayesha and Sabina can stay with them, he reluctantly agrees and he and Ayesha soon form an unlikely bond...

    This collection is full of uplifting, emotional and witty stories in the vein of Marian Keyes. The strikingly illustrated jackets make them a joy to look at, too.
  • Julia Donaldson Audio Collection - 10 CDs - Collection - 9781447253235 - Julia Donaldson
    GFCD 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
    (23)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £40.00
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    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.
  • The Genius of Birds - Hardback - 9781472114358 - Jennifer Ackerman
    TGOB
    Jennifer Ackerman
    • £4.00
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    A celebration of our feathered friends, The Genius of Birds is a beautifully written and incredibly informative book that describes just how intelligent birds can be.

    From the memory of the Clark's nutcracker, who can hide as many as 30,000 seeds over dozens of square miles and remember where it put them months later to the common pigeon's outstanding sense of direction, you'll find out so many amazing things as you read through this book.

    Jennifer Ackerman is a well-respected expert on nature and these words showcase her love for birds. Showing how surprising and fiercely intelligent they can be, she also explains how they're socially aware, too. They can tease, deceive and even console each other.
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780198411093 - Julia Donaldson
    SONB 4 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    4 years +
    (53)
    • £16.99
    • RRP £128.82
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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.
  • Lady Emily Mysteries Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781472121714 - Tasha Alexander
    LEMI
    Tasha Alexander
    (6)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £26.97
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    With plenty of intrigue, treachery and romance, Tasha Alexander's Lady Emily novels really are cosy crime of the highest calibre!

    In Tears of Pearl, Lady Emily and her new husband Colin Hargreaves are looking forward to a romantic honeymoon in Turkey but the joy doesn't last as a harem girl is found murdered on their first night... The 'happy' couple soon find out the victim is the daughter of an embassy employee and Emily is tasked with finding a killer hell-bent on exacting vengeance.

    Dangerous to Know finds the couple back from their honeymoon and relaxing at an estate in Normandy - that is until Emily finds a body while out horse riding... A Crimson Warning has the London Society on tenterhooks as a vandal splashes red paint on the homes of those who are hiding scandalous secrets...

    Described as 'London's most colourful sleuth', the Lady Emily mysteries will appeal to fans of Rebecca Tope, Emily Brightwell and Carola Dunn's Daisy Dalrymple series.

    This collection includes books 4-6 in the Tasha Alexander's Lady Emily series.
  • Laurie R. King Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780749018610 - Laurie R. King
    LRKG
    Laurie R. King
    (2)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £18.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    Have you ever wondered what happened after Sherlock Holmes retired? Let the wonderful Laurie R. King show you in our three-book set. When brilliant young orphan Mary Russell quite literally bumps into Sherlock, her intellect impresses him - and it's not long before the duo pair up and set out to solve some very compelling crime cases.

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice explains how the duo met in 1915 and follows their first case as a truly cunning adversary aims to stop their partnership in its infancy. Follow-up A Monstrous Regiment of Women takes place in 1921 and sees Mary on the verge of acquiring a sizeable inheritance and examining the New Temple of God after four of its members wound up dead...

    A Letter of Mary finds the duo enjoying summer on their Sussex estate when they come into possession of an ancient manuscript - but the person who gave it to them is found dead after a tragic accident...

    The Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes books are brilliant crime fiction offering a new take on one of literature's most beloved detectives - and a new hero to root for in his companion.
  • Peppa Pig Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241275771
    PGBG Toddlers
    Toddlers
    (2)
    • £12.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £36.91
    • Just £1.30 per book
    This is a new collection of Peppa stories that comes in a big, green bag. It will delight fans of the star of the popular cartoon.

    With 10 stories to read through (all different from our previous collection - which you can find by searching product code PIGB), the books follow Peppa as she plays basketball; goes on holiday; and even meets the Queen. Her friends and family also have a chance to shine - George gets a brand new dinosaur toy; and Grampy Rabbit blasts off into space.

    With bright and bold artwork in every book and the familiar characters, this is an oink-some collection for young children who love all things Peppa!
  • Let's Read Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781509831265 - Julia Donaldson
    LTRD 5 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £10.00
    • RRP £59.88
    • Save £49.88
    • Just 83.00p per book
    This collection includes redesigned versions of famous picture books by the likes of Julia Donaldson, Julie Monks and Children's Laureate Chris Riddell. All 12 books have been adapted into early readers and are just perfect for children who are growing in reading confidence.

    With easy-to-read type and original artwork, the familiar stories have been redesigned to help children who are ready to progress from picture books and want to discover the joys of reading a 'real' book.

    Among the stories children will be able to enjoy reading by themselves are The Gruffalo, Marcello Mouse and the Masked Ball and Dinosaur Sleepover.