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    TNMB 9 years +

    This Is Not a Maths Book (Paperback)

    Anna Weltman

    9 years +
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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!
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    BGPT 9 years +

    A Beginner's Guide to the Periodic Table (Hardback)

    Gill Arbuthnott

    9 years +
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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.
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    SBAC 4 years +

    Songbirds Activity Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

    Julia Donaldson

    4 years +
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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.

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    WRX2 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Prepare your child for the first day at school with the help of Wallace the Dog in this fun-packed activity sticker book!

    With introductions to the topics the children will be learning about as they start school, the book will help with reading, writing and problem solving skills. Over 200 stickers add extra interaction to the activities too.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    CSTD 13 years +
    13 years +
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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.
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    HAYF 6 years +

    How are You Feeling Today? (Hardback)

    Molly Potter

    6 years +
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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.
  • Oxford First Atlas (Hardback)

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    OFAT 5 years +

    Oxford First Atlas (Hardback)

    Patrick Wiegand

    5 years +
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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.
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    RSPS 4 years +
    4 years +
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    If your child is fascinated by nature, this 10-book collection of First Spotters' Guides is sure to be appreciated. Suitable for children aged between 4 and 7, the books cover all kinds of animals and elements of nature, from minibeasts and mammals to birds, pond life and butterflies. Each of the Spotters' Guides comprises 35 common creatures or things found in the garden and offers key information on them, as well as a stunning full-page illustration. There is also a spotter's chart for children to fill in, as well as links to fun internet-based activities. As an added bonus and to further enhance a child's love of nature, there's also a Wild Nature Colouring Book and Garden Nature Colouring Book included.

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    CCFK 9 years +

    Computer Coding for Kids (Paperback)

    Carol Vorderman

    9 years +
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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.
  • Ready for School (Paperback)

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    RSCH 4 years +

    Ready for School (Paperback)

    4 years +
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    Get your little ones aged 3 and up ahead of their class when they start big school with the help of the aptly named Ready for School - and even comes with 100 stickers to reward their success as they learn.

    Written by a team of early learning experts and road tested by a host of reception class teachers, Ready for School combines an in-depth knowledge of what is currently being taught at school with a refreshing, interactive approach to learning.

    From the letters of the alphabet to first numbers games, quizzes and much, much more, Ready for School is ideal for encouraging children aged 3 and above to enjoy learning and build confidence before they start school.
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    WPL 9 years +

    What's Happening to Me? (Girls) (Paperback)

    Susan Meredith

    9 years +
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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.
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    ADVE 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Maths and adventure? Children won't even realise they're learning as they make their way on a mysterious journey through these books by solving the various problems they're faced with!

    Making maths fun, the books will require the reader to use their numeracy and literacy skills to advance through the pages as they come across a dingy cavern, a mysterious museum, a maze-like mansion and even across a futuristic planet.

    With eye-catching illustrations and an easy-to-use flexibound format, the books are great for helping children get to grips in a fun and exciting way!

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    RWBZ 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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.
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    PAHW 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Packed with disgusting details and horrible hygiene, Poo! A History of the World from the Bottom Up reveals how much of an influence human poo has had on civilisation!

    How humans have removed their waste has changed the world in ways you can't imagine - and young readers who are obsessed with the stinkier side of human nature will find this book endlessly fascinating. From how many toilets you'd find in a pyramid to how moats were used for more than just a defence against enemy attacks, the book is full of stinky facts that will delight and disgust!

    Written by Sarah Albee and illustrated in a hilariously quirky yet informative style by Sam Church, this is sure to become a number one read about number twos for children aged 9+.
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    WYOS 8 years +

    The Usborne Write Your Own Story Book (Hardback)

    Louie Stowell

    8 years +
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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.
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    TRWP 9 years +

    Weird World of Wonders Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Tony Robinson

    9 years +
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    Let Tony Robinson be your guide as he reveals all the secrets of World War I, World War II, ancient Egypt, Roman times and more!

    Written in a Horrible Histories style, the books here are sure to appeal to your young non-fiction fan. Billed as 'history, but not as we know it', the books reveal all kinds of little-known facts about some of the most fascinating eras - aspiring history buffs will soon learn why gas masks were needed during the First World War, how to cure the most gruesome tropical diseases and discover how to make an Egyptian mummy in eight easy steps.

    With six books for this unbelievable price, fans of facts (aged 9+) won't be able to resist stepping into Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders.

  • Boy (Paperback)

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    YTA2 9 years +

    Boy (Paperback)

    Roald Dahl

    9 years +
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    Boy, Roald Dahl's bestselling autobiography, is full of hilarious anecdotes about his childhood and school days. Throughout his youth and young adult life, a number of things happened to Roald Dahl, which made such a tremendous impression he never forgot them. Boy is the remarkable story of this time; tales of exciting and strange things - some funny, some frightening, all true.

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

    DK: A Street Through Time (Hardback)

    Steve Noon

    9 years +
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    Take a 12,000-year walk through history with Steve Noon's award-winning A Street Through Time.

    Beautiful and absorbing illustrations bring 14 key periods in history to life in this wonderfully informative book. Children aged 9 and over will be fascinated as they watch the street change as buildings go up and come down; and they will also have the chance to learn about how people lived in years gone by.

    They can even search and locate the objects that have survived throughout the ages! A Street Through Time shows people at work, war and play and is sure to be returned to again and again as children (and adults!) spot new details every time.
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    MEB2 9 years +

    What's Happening to Me? (Boys) (Paperback)

    Alex Frith

    9 years +
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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.
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    TSFS 6 years +

    365 Science Activities (Other)

    Minna Lacey

    6 years +
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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.
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    HNOH 7 years +

    Hard Nuts of History - 10 Books (Collection)

    Tracey Turner

    7 years +
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    Horrible Histories fans will love finding out some of the most brutal and unflinching facts about the Hard Nuts of History in this 10-book collection!

    Written in funny and accessible bite-sized chunks by Tracey Turner, the books will help children (and adults!) learn all about our fascinating history and cover the likes of Warriors, Kings and Queens and Wars and Battles. There is even a dedicated Quiz and Game Book!

    With hilarious full-colour illustrations from the talented illustrator - and musician/former Reuben frontman - Jamie Lenman adding extra delight to the savagery, these are brilliant books for anyone who loves the more vicious side of history. Are you brave enough to have a read?
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    ANDB 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Andrew Brodie is a trusted name when it comes to learning, and these curriculum-based activity books will help children get to grips with both maths and English in a fun and refreshing style that makes learning fun!

    Aimed at Key Stage 1 pupils, the maths books in this collection include Maths 5-6, which features work on counting, time and shape as well as early addition and subtraction; Problem Solving 5-6 which will help them count accurately and get their heads around fractions, money, shape and time; and Times Tables 5-6 which covers counting in twos, fives and tens.

    The English books, also relevant to Key Stage 1, will help children learn all about literacy. As they widen their vocabulary and learn more spellings, Punctuation 5-6 will help children write in clear, well-punctuated sentences and teach them about full stops and capital letters. Spelling 5-6 features works on letters and the sounds they represent; while Writing 5-6 explores words in context.

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    MENC 11 years +

    Marvel Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded (Hardback)

    Dorling Kindersley

    11 years +
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    There's no stopping Marvel! For the past few years, their classic characters have been brought to the big screen in hit film after hit film, while the comics have continued to go from strength to strength.

    The likes of the X-Men, Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man and Captain America are much-loved characters that have long been ingrained in popular culture and after the success of the films starring Andrew Garfield, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr and Chris Evans, they now entertain a whole new fanbase too!

    Fully updated and expanded, this book gives Marvel fans all the information they'll ever need about the 1,000 various heroes and villains that now exist in the much-expanded universe that was established by Stan Lee all those years ago. Full of original comic book art, there are also little-known facts featured throughout this brilliant fan's guide.
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    FACS 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Young readers who prefer facts to fiction will spend hours poring over the fascinating subjects featured in this 10-book collection.

    Among the subjects they will learn about by reading through these fact-filled books are dinosaurs, ancient Egypt and the wonders of space - and every book has simple projects, quizzes and cartoons to provide an extra element of fun to learning!

    With 100 numbered facts and exciting photographs featured throughout each book, this is the ultimate collection for children aged 7 and over who want to learn more about subjects ranging from myths and legends to the inner workings of the human body.