Christmas gifts for kids

22 December 2017

From interactive board books for babies and toddlers, to beautifully illustrated picture books and story books for older children, we have a great selection of books that any child will love to find under the tree on Christmas morning.

Busy Santa

Busy Santa

Santa's got a busy day ahead of him in Busy Santa. Little ones can help load up the sleigh, fly through the sky and deliver all the gifts on Christmas Eve by pushing and pulling the easy-to-handle mechanisms on every page.

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Busy Nativity

Busy Nativity

Join Mary and Joseph on their long journey to Bethlehem and see beautiful baby Jesus in his crib in this sturdy board book ideal for little hands. With gentle rhyming text and push, pull and slide tabs, toddlers will enjoy this story of the First Christmas.

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The Gruffalo: Book and Toy Gift Set

The Gruffalo Book & Toy Gift Set is sure to light up any child's face on Christmas day ideal. Children can read the classic story and then act it out with their own cuddly Gruffalo toy.

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The Detective Dog

The Detective Dog

Detective Dog Nell has an amazing sense of smell and a passion for books. Every Monday she goes to school to listen to the children read, but one morning she arrives to find all the books have disappeared! There's only one dog for the job... and Detective Dog Nell is ready to sniff out the culprit.

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The Wildest Cowboy

The Wildest Cowboy

The cheerful salesman Bingo B. Brown and his dog arrive at the joyless, dangerous town called Fear, they are met with stony silence. Bingo soon discovers that the people of Fear are not just scary, they're also scared of the Wildest Cowboy in the West!

With a dramatic train chase, rattlesnake socks and a dancing dog, children, this book will love reading The Wildest Cowboy again and again.

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Sproutzilla vs. Christmas

Sproutzilla vs. Christmas

Jack loves everything about Christmas, except for one thing: he hates Brussels Sprouts! Jack's parents bring home the largest sprout he has ever seen - Sproutzilla - who is the meanest, greenest Christmas ruining vegetable ever and he's heading straight towards Santa. In order for Jack to Save Christmas, he has to eat all his sprouts!

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The Christmas Bear

The Christmas Bear

On Christmas Eve, Father Christmas sets off to deliver his presents, but poor Bear is accidentally left behind! Join Bear as he journeys through icy seas and snowy forests just to make it to Tom's house by Christmas morning.

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The Greatest Magician in the World

The Greatest Magician in the World

Elliot is mad about magic and he wants to follow in his great grandfather's footsteps and become The Greatest Magician in the World. There's only one problem... there's no one to teach Elliot. But all that's about to change when Elliot find a long-lost letter from his great-grandfather and he embarks on a magical adventure that could change his life forever!

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Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, retold by Elli Woollard

Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, retold by Elli Woollard

Meet the cat who walked by himself, discover how the lazy camel got his hump, how the elephant got his long trunk, find out why the rhino has such wrinkly skin and how the whale got his teeny tiny throat. Full of stunning illustrations from Marta Altes, this collection is a wonderful retelling of five of Rudyard Kipling's classic Just So Stories for younger readers. 

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Christmas with Princess Mirror-Belle

Christmas with Princess Mirror-Belle

Once again, magically mischievous Mirror-Belle comes popping out of the mirror to sweep Ellen into two hilarious Christmassy escapades – from joining in with the Christmas ballet show to attending Ellen's friend's fancy-dress party and trying to catch Father Christmas! Christmas with Princess Mirror-Belle is perfect for children who are beginning to read on their own.

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A Poem for Every Day of the Year

A Poem for Every Day of the Year

A Poem For Every Day of the Year is a magnificent collection of 366 poems covering all themes and seasons. These poems are funny, thoughtful, inspiring, humbling, informative, quiet, loud, small, epic, peaceful, energetic, upbeat, motivating, and empowering!

Listen to Helena Bonham Carter & Simon Russell Beale narrate A Poem for Every Day of the Year.

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The Moomins: The World of Moominvalley

The Moomins: The World of Moominvalley

The ultimate gift for any Moomin fan, old and new. Filled with illustrated maps and family trees, facts about Moomintroll behaviour and habits, this gorgeous gift book contains all you could wish to know about the beloved characters from the original Moomin stories and the world in which they live.

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A Skinful of Shadows

A Skinful of Shadows

Every night Makepeace defends herself from ghosts which try to possess her, until a dreadful event causes her to drop her guard for a moment. And now the spirit of a wild, strong bear is inside her. As the English Civil War erupts, Makepeace realises that this spirit may be her only defence...

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Hatchet

Hatchet

On his way to visit his father, Brian's plane crashes in the remote Canadian wilderness. With only the hatchet his mother gave him as a present, Brian must learn to live the hard way - or die.

Named one of The Best 100 Young Adult Books of All Time by Time Magazine.

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