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  • HSBB 7 years +

    Terry Deary and Martin Brown

    7 years +
    • £12.99
    • RRP £59.90
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    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!

  • CVTO 5 years +

    Carol Vorderman

    5 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
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    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, maths, science and spelling. 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!
  • CVTC 7 years +

    Carol Vorderman

    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
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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 2 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 +

    Clive Gifford

    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.
  • CBKP 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    With a foreword from the wonderful, award-winning journalist Andrew Marr, Who's In Charge brings politics to life, enabling children aged 7 and above to join the debate and get their voices heard.

    Covering political structures throughout history, from ancient Greek philosophy to modern governments, the book provides a detailed yet accessible insight into different political systems, how laws are made, what happens behind the scenes in parliament and what children can do to get involved.

    Defining those tricky political words with bright, bold illustrations, this child-friendly introduction to politics lifts the lid on this usually confusing topic and provides the next generation of law makers with clear explanations - from famous leaders to great speeches, revolutions and traditions - that gently introduce them to the world of politics.
  • 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.
  • QAAB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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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.
  • HAYF 6 years +

    Molly Potter

    6 years +
    (3)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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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.
  • 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
    • RRP £9.99
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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!
  • WPL 9 years +

    Susan Meredith

    9 years +
    (4)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    What's Happening to Me? (Girls) is an easy-to-understand guide to the physical changes and emotional upheavals that occur as girls reach puberty.

    With witty and attractive illustrations, this book is suitable for readers from 9+. It helps to demystify some of the key subjects surrounding puberty and gives lots of reassurance and practical advice on how to cope.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • MEB2 9 years +

    Alex Frith

    9 years +
    (2)
    • £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.
  • SBAC 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £31.92
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    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.

  • RWBZ 5 years +
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £16.99
    • RRP £163.67
    • Save £146.68
    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.
  • NAYR 7 years +
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £4.00
    • RRP £30.00
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    The Nature Year Collection is a 12-book set that contains a book for each month as it tells the story of amazing wildlife around the world. With beautiful illustrations, each book features a detailed narrative providing a description and explanation of each month's major events.

    Children aged 7 and over will love visiting the autumn trees in New England, following the badgers as they prepare their setts for the winter months and meeting the bald eagle chicks that are begging for food.

    A wonderful collection for young nature lovers, each book also includes a number of fun seasonal activities and an I-spy element.
  • CCFK 9 years +

    Carol Vorderman

    9 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Computer coding is becoming more and more of a key skill in modern life, especially during IT lessons at school, and many children will be able to make use of it in their future careers. You can never be too young to start learning and there can be no better guide than Carol Vorderman, who we all know is extremely intelligent after her years on Countdown and the various other TV shows - and books - where she has flexed her brain power.

    Carol's step-by-step - and very visual - guide to the complex skill of computer coding is suitable for children aged 9 and over and teaches the basics of coding for multiple programming languages, including Scratch and Python.

    Avoiding computer jargon and starting with the basics, the book generally progresses to more advanced computer projects where children can even start building their own games through coding! A great book for budding programmers.
  • SMGG 11 years +

    Authors vary

    11 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £17.97
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    The essential guide to problem-free puberty, The Smart Girl's Guide to Growing Up will help answer all the questions teens and tweens are embarrassed to ask their parents as they enter womanhood.

    Presented here in a three-book set alongside The Smart Girl's Guide to Friendship and The Smart Girl's Guide to Life, the books are written by Anita Ganeri in a witty, sensible and friendly style and aim to make the changes girls of this age are facing far less frightening.

  • FQAA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Many children are fascinated by animals and have many, many questions when it comes to discussing them. This lift-the-flap book can help answer them!

    With its bright, full-colour pictures and the added novelty of being able to lift the flaps to find the animals, it's an entertaining book that is sure to be returned to again and again by little ones as they learn all about the animal kingdom.
  • WYOS 8 years +

    Louie Stowell

    8 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Perfect for children who love making up stories or comic strips, The Usborne Write Your Own Story Book is packed with helpful hints, tips and handy tasks to get them started.

    With practical suggestions for creating different points of view and conjuring up believable and cool characters, settings and story lines, plus a clever concealed spine that allows the book to lie flat for easy use, this is a genius way of encouraging writing and reading skills.
  • OFAT 5 years +

    Patrick Wiegand

    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    A wonderful book for teaching children vital map-reading skills and giving them a base of geographical knowledge, the Oxford First Atlas is specifically designed for the needs of children who are working their way through the Key Stage 1 curriculum at school.

    With colourful, easy-to-read maps and an accessible visual layout, this children's atlas has been tested in schools and includes practical guidance and activities for pupils to try.

    With lots of stunning photographs, facts and useful information about coasts, rivers, mountains, climate, the environment and much, much more, this is a brilliant reference book for building a foundation in geography little ones will benefit from for years to come.
  • AUCG 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Earth's mightiest superhero team will be back with a bang this summer with Avengers: Age of Ultron. In this book, Marvel Avengers: The Ultimate Character Guide, young fans aged 7 and above (and older fans, too!) can pore over the detailed facts, stats, powers, allies and foes of the Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Iron Man and the rest of the Avengers team.

    A wonderfully produced book that will give Marvel fans all the information they'll ever need about their favourite superhero team the Avengers, the book is packed full of original comic book art, little-known facts and more.

    Featuring over 220 Avengers characters and stunning up-to-date images and texts for the many exciting characters, this action-packed reference book is a must for all who can't wait for the new film!
  • CSTD 13 years +
    13 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Specially written for students aged 13 and above for both in class and at home, this curriculum-based student dictionary from the experts at Collins is a must-have for every child's rucksack.

    Including curriculum and technical terms, and additional features such as etymologies, word histories, grammar and more, the dictionary has been produced with the help of teachers across the key stage 4 and 5 levels to ensure that it meets the need of every child preparing for and working through their GCSE studies.

    Including a Survival Guide to English with advice on writing and exam techniques, the Collins Student Dictionary is clearly written and sure to give your child a boost going into exams.