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  • Horrible Histories Collection - 10 books - Collection - 9781407131924
    HSBB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £59.90
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    • just £1.00 per book
    From the Rotten Romans, to the Terrible Tudors and the Gorgeous Georgians, Horrible Histories 10 Beastly Books is oozing with dreadful jokes, awful anecdotes and frightening facts that are sure to both delight and disgust young readers aged 7 and above.

    A treat for fans of the BAFTA award-winning Horrible Histories TV show, this ten-book collection of Horrible Histories titles is delightfully dreadful and hilariously illustrated, and will keep kids who love their history a little bit gory entertained for hours and hours.

    Beautifully presented in a stylish slipcase, this must-have collection will take pride of place on the bookshelf of every eager young reader!

  • TKAB 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    As it is so wide-ranging, science can sometimes be a tricky topic to get to grips with... 100 Things to Know About Science breaks it down into bite-sized and accessible chunks.

    Presented in a visual and pictorial 'infographics'-style format, the book provides snippets of information about all the aspects of science - from particle physics to genes and DNA!

    Sure to come in handy for children aged 9+'s school work, many adults will find this book just as fascinating!
  • MSKC 5 years +

    Nayera Everall

    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    From Windsor castle to Cinderella's castle, these stately homes are a big favourite with children - and now they can create their very own with Usborne's Mosaic Sticker Castles.

    Over 2,000 small stickers are included that can be used to make a variety of imaginative mosaics that show just what life was like in a castle. Whether your child uses the themed pages' easy-to-copy suggestions or invokes their inner-architect to create their own, they're bound to have hours of fun!

    With all the stickers being reusable, this is the perfect book for creative children aged 5+ who want to experiment with designs, ideas and shapes.
  • VFCB 3 years +

    Abigail Wheatley

    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    My Very First Castles Book will show little ones just what it feels like to be king or queen of the castle!

    There is information about kings, queens, knights, banquets and jousting featured in the non-fiction book and the full-colour illustrations will also help children develop their vocabulary skills before starting school.

    With its de-knight-ful illustrations and plenty of new words for children aged 3+ to learn, the book has many things for the young reader to spot and then discuss as they share with a parent.
  • You Wouldn't Want to Live Without...Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781910184899
    YWWT 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £83.88
    • Save £73.89
    • just £0.83 per book
    Can you imagine a world without insects? How about one that was completely mobile phone-free? Or just think about what our lives would be like if we didn't have toilets? All these situations and more are discussed in our 12-book You Wouldn't Want to Live Without... Collection.

    Ideal for those children aged 7+ who prefer facts to fiction and sure to appeal to even the most reluctant of readers, the books have Horrible Histories-style comic-strip illustrations to make them instantly appealing and discuss many elements of our history, as well as offering insights into key moments from the world of science and technology.

    There is even one book - You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Books! - that covers reading in all its forms. It celebrates the joy of books and tells us just what an amazing data storage device a book can be - this one's our favourite but which one will your young reader's be?

  • Murderous Maths to the Power of Ten Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781407131948 - Kjartan Poskitt
    MMPT 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £9.99
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    The 10-book Murderous Maths Collection provides possibly the most fun - and ever-so-slightly gruesome - introduction to this tricky subject that children aged 9 and over will ever have...

    Presented in the same style of format that has served the Horrible Histories series so well, the books are packed with disgusting facts, incredible tricks and tips to help make the dreaded subject of maths fun and more accessible.

    From finding out about Awesome Arithmetricks to discovering The Key to the Universe and creating The Perfect Sausage, these books have cool cartoon characters and perfect puns ('Bangers and maths, anyone?') throughout and are sure to help children and parents get to grips with the mathematical problems they have to solve at school.

  • AATL 5 years +

    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £10.99
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    Perfect for animal-mad children and great for helping with homework and school projects, this full-colour illustrated Animal Atlas will help readers aged 5+ find out about all the different habitats animals live in around the world.

    Discover where the varying environments can be foundand what each animal needs in order to survive.

    From polar bears in the freezing Arctic to orangutans in the steaming rainforest, this Bloomsbury Animal Atlas is packed with delightful illustrations, brilliant maps, easy-to-remember facts, and plenty of fun-filled information that will help children explore and be amazed by the animals living all over the world.
  • QAAB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
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    A brilliant Lift-the-Flap book from the experts at Usborne, Questions and Answers About Your Body will help answer some of the many difficult and challenging questions that children have.

    Bodies are an endless source of fascination to many children and this book's quirky illustrations and easy-to-follow text will answer many questions they may have along the lines of 'Why is blood red?', 'Why do I need to wash my hands?' and 'What makes me burp?'.

    An entertaining and informative read for curious children.
  • SITU 7 years +

    Alex Frith

    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    An awe-inspiring lift-the-flap book from the experts at Usborne, See Inside the Universe will help answer each and every question children aged 6 and above will have about outer space, stars, galaxies and beyond...

    What is the universe made of? Where did everything come from? What is in the far reaches of outer space? Children will have hours of fun lifting over 70 flaps and poring over the jaw-dropping facts in this thoroughly entertaining and mind-bogglingly amazing book. Packed with bright and bold illustrations, the book is the perfect first introduction to this complex science topic.

    From the Big Bang to supernovas, black holes, the history of astronomy, our own place in space and much, much more, with See Inside the Universe children will make amazing discoveries to unlock the secrets and mysteries of the universe for themselves.
  • LFTT 5 years +

    Rosie Dickins

    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Learning times tables is an essential part of learning and needs to be practised endlessly, and this lift-the-flap book will allow children aged 6 and above do just that - whilst having fun, too!

    Developed by the learning experts at Usborne, Lift-the-Flap Times Tables Book provides little ones with a fun and interactive approach to the sometimes dry and tricky subject of multiplication.

    Sure to provide children with hours of mathematical enjoyment with it's 70+ flaps to lift, this book is perfect for parent and child to share as they begin their journey learning and mastering times tables.
  • HBIQ 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Get to grips with maths and make sense of the really big numbers with the help of How Big is 43 Quintillion?

    A great way of helping children enhance their maths skills, the book explains the concepts of millions, billions, trillions and quintiliions in fun and accessible ways - focusing on the maths behind the Rubik's Cube.

    The book contains a short history of maths and numbers and fascinating facts about everything from palindromes to pi. Analogies, explanations and infographics also combine to help readers aged 7 plus to visualise these big numbers; e.g. did you know that if one billion children stood on each other's shoulders, they would reach past the Moon?
  • SIB 7 years +

    Katie Daynes

    7 years +
    (5)
    • £3.99
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    The perfect book for uncovering the amazing secrets of the human body, See Inside Your Body will allow children to discover the body's inner workings in a humorous, accurate and inventive way.

    The hardback contains flaps to lift, bright illustrations and diagrams that display the major organs of the body and are accompanied by a witty, clear and informative factual text.

    This exciting book reveals how thousands of different body parts work together to keep us alive, and will be ideal for children as they begin to learn about the human body at school.
  • Top of the Class (KS2) - 10 Books in a Satchel - Collection - 9780241199657 - Carol Vorderman
    CVTC 7 years +

    Carol Vorderman

    7 years +
    • £9.99
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    Help your child become 'Top of the Class' with the help of Carol Vorderman and these 10 Key Stage 2 workbooks that cover the most important subjects at primary school level!

    Suitable for children aged between 7 and 11, the workbooks progress in line with the curriculum meaning that they will remain relevant and useful whatever stage the child is at. The books cover computer coding, all levels of maths, French, Science and English.

    Coming in a stylish satchel so they can easily be transported and with exercises and activities that will help children have fun as they learn, the books also come with 150 gold reward sticker stars!

  • TSFS 6 years +

    Minna Lacey

    6 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Inspire the scientists of the future with 365 Science Activities - a Key Stage 1 workbook that contains a science activity or experiment for every day of the year.

    A very fun way to inspire learning (and to help with school work, too!), the book provides a hands-on way of learning that will educate, excite and entertain in equal measure.

    Among the topics covered are those of light, sound and friction. A valuable and extremely fun book for any child interested in science.
  • SIGC 7 years +

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    From the romance of Paris to the famous skyline of New York and the busy streets of London, See Inside Great Cities is a lift-the-flap book perfect for junior jet-setters!

    With over 80 flaps included, children will love lifting them to learn all about the hustle and bustle of everyday city life and spend hours poring over the detailed illustrations.

    From the experts at Usborne, this is a great book for anyone interested in travel and the world's biggest cities!
  • EYBE 8 years +

    8 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Learn why not to trust the evidence of your own eyes with Eye Benders, a mind-boggling book that is packed with incredible illusions. The book, written by science enthusiast Clive Gifford, will show you how some printed pictures can appear to swirl madly in front of your eyes and how some complete images can suddenly arise out of random patterns.

    The accessible text introduces children to the neuroscience behind how our brains and eyes interact to create amazing phenomena. A brilliantly interactive - and educational - science book.
  • CPHI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    From Socrates and Aristotle to Confucius and Kant, the Children's Book of Philosophy from the experts at DK is an engaging, full-colour introduction to the world's most famous minds, where children aged 7 and up can discover the answers to the world's big questions.

    In the book, complex topics are philosophical theories are covered in an age-approachable text while inspiring illustrations provide a thrilling and engaging introduction to key texts and historical figures.

    Perfect for encouraging young readers to be part of the next generation of big thinkers, the Children's Book of Philosophy is as educating as it is thoroughly entertaining and eye-opening.
  • HAYF 6 years +

    Molly Potter

    6 years +
    (3)
    • £3.99
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    Emotions can be a difficult subject of conversation to start up with young children. Where do you start? We all experience emotions and that's great, as long as we know what to do with them. That's where Molly Potter's How are You Feeling Today? steps in.

    Providing children aged 6 and above with straightforward, entertaining and (most importantly) appropriate ideas to help them deal with a selection of significant emotions that might not be so easy for them to decide what to do with, the book lets children choose a feeling that relates to them and offers child-friendly strategies for dealing with that emotion.

    Containing helpful notes for parents and covering both positive and negative emotions, How are You Feeling Today? is a delightful books that parent and child can explore together.
  • KJBB
    • £6.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    Containing the Old and New Testaments, this King James edition of the Holy Bible is a wonderful keepsake. Presented in a black slipcase, it's sure to delight any Christian or anyone interested in the Greatest Story Ever Told.

    A very special edition that will make a wonderful gift, especially for Christenings.
  • BGPT 9 years +

    Gill Arbuthnott

    9 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Children struggling with science lessons will find this fun and friendly guide to the periodic table a huge help. From smelly sulphur to exploding hydrogen and much more besides, this book will make what is sometimes a tricky concept to comprehend much clearer.

    Full of eye-catching illustrations and explanatory diagrams, each of the 92 elements is covered and linked to a story, wacky analogy or fascinating fact - making it much easier to remember each element.

    With its appealing design and Gill Arbuthnott's clear descriptions, this is a great first introduction to the periodic table for children aged 9 and above.
  • TNMB 9 years +

    Anna Weltman

    9 years +
    • £3.99
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    An awesome activity book that cleverly combines maths and art, This Is Not a Maths Book is packed full of simple activity lessons for engaging maths-shy children aged 9 and above.

    With each page featuring a fun drawing activity (with a mathematical basis) alongside incredible maths facts and more, they will soon be making beautiful designs - including celtic knots and fractal and anamorphic art - to share with friends and family whilst learning (shh, don't tell them!) about the wonders of geometry.

    An innovative book that is as entertaining as it is educational!
  • MEB2 9 years +

    Alex Frith

    9 years +
    (3)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    What's Happening to Me? (Boys) is a helpful and sensitive guide to growing up and gives straightforward information on the physical changes and emotional upheaval that your young son can expect as he heads towards puberty.

    Tricky topics are demystified and What's Happening to Me? is a reassuring and entertaining read for children aged from 9+.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • Songbirds Activity Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780192743114
    SBAC 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £31.92
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    • just £0.87 per book
    From the dream combination of Oxford Reading Tree and Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson, these phonics activity books will inspire children aged between 4 and 6 to develop all their essential reading and writing skills.

    Bright and boldly presented in a very appealing style, the books are packed full of fun and engaging activities and even include stickers to reward children and help them develop their coordination skills!

    With eight books to work through, these books provide a great way for children to practise pronouncing and identifying sounds, getting to grips with letters and developing key readings skills - at an early age - in the comfort of their own home.

  • Biff, Chip and Kipper Levels 1-3 - 33 Books - Collection - 9780192739858
    RWBZ 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £16.99
    • RRP £163.67
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    • just £0.51 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 story 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 parent handbook full of ideas to make reading fun.