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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.

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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.
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    RWBZ 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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    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?
  • Haatchi and Little B (Paperback)

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    HLX2 7 years +

    Haatchi and Little B (Paperback)

    Wendy Holden

    7 years +
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    Haatchi the dog ended up losing one of his legs and his tail after being injured by a train... He was in need of some serious love - and he found it when he met Owen, who was also finding life hard.

    Soon the big dog and the young boy were inseparable, overcoming many obstacles and problems together... Wendy Holden tells the startling and heart string-pulling tale of Haatchi and Little B in this poignant read which has been adapted to suit younger readers aged 9+ and is a must for animal lovers.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    ODAB 13 years +
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    This is it! For the first time ever, global superstar heartthrobs One Direction have released their 100% official, no-holds-barred autobiography, One Direction: Who We Are.

    From their humble beginnings at a nervous X-Factor audition in 2010 to selling out arenas, releasing their bestselling third album Midnight Memories and making their own movie, Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis bare all in this beautifully produced 1D autobiography.

    What is it like being in One Direction? What did the band think of each other when they first met? How is life on the road? All of the questions fans are dying to ask are answered with modest honesty and are accompanied by never-before-seen photographs of One Direction, sketches, notes and more, taking fans behind the scenes of their incredible journey to superstardom.

    A must-have book for every fan, this One Direction autobiography is the story of their lives and reveals just what makes them beautiful!
  • My Fashion Label (Paperback)

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    MFLB 10 years +

    My Fashion Label (Paperback)

    Wendy Ward

    10 years +
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    Anyone interested in fashion will find this stylish little book full of handy advice! From coming up with the initial idea to making mood boards and designing the actual clothes, the tips will even help fashion-mad pre-teens and teens showcase their final collection.

    Explaining how fashion designers work and giving examples of the briefs that designers work to, the interactive book also has plenty of illustrations to inspire and blank and guided sketchbook pages to fill in that are sure to help would-be fashion designers hone their talent and skills.

    The perfect book for any aspiring fashionista!
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    LCYC 5 years +
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    Twelve paperbacks full of fascinating facts and beautiful photos, the LifeCycles Set is an educational series that explains nature's life stories. Focusing on trees, birds, fish and animals, the books contain simple scientific facts and parents' notes to help you explain every stage of the cycle to your nature-loving little one. Included amongst the fascinating stories are those of how pups become sharks, how seeds turn into sunflowers and caterpillars evolve into butterflies. Ideal for children aged 5 and over, this is a series of books that are as cute as they are informative.
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    MFBT 5 years +
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    These three simple guides to nature will transform budding naturalists into experts! Young children will enjoy exploring the world of wildlife by solving clues and guessing the identity of a range of different creatures - all of which can be spotted in British gardens.

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    UCP2 3 years +

    Usborne Children's Picture Atlas (Hardback)

    Ruth Brocklehurst

    3 years +
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    The Usborne Children's Picture Atlas gives readers aged 3 and over an intriguing look at the world, from the hot African plains to the frozen Arctic tundra.

    Featuring fun facts about countries, their capital cities, their famous landmarks, longest rivers and highest mountains, and with picture stories throughout too, this is a brilliant home resource for young children as they begin to explore the wider world and the people and places within it. With quiz questions to engage the reader and interesting objects to spot on the pages, this is a simple and appealing introduction to maps and different cultures for pre-school children.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    HHBI 8 years +

    Horrible History of Britain (Hardback)

    Terry Deary

    8 years +
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    A look at the brutal history of Britain and Ireland. In true Horrible Histories style, this cracking hardback spares no details and is presented in a colourful way that children will find to be endlessly entertaining. An amazing historical adventure from Terry Deary that is filled with entertaining trademark illustrations from Martin Brown, this engaging book is full of romance, war, murder and gore - a real recipe for success with children!

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    MURM 8 years +

    Murderous Maths Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    Kjartan Poskitt

    8 years +
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    Presented in the friendly, bold and accessible format of the best-loved Horrible Histories books, our four-book Murderous Maths Collection is full of incredible facts, tricks and tips that will no doubt help all children (and possibly parents, too!) aged 9 and above with their maths homework.

    From prime suspects to diabolical division, tricky triangles, sneaky signs and beyond, the books provide simple, friendly explanations - through hilarious characters - to guide children through the difficult subject of maths.

    Newly published to coincide with the new National Curriculum, with our Murderous Maths Collection children can discover how to use the power of mathematics to beat the calculator, perform amazing card tricks and even read minds!

  • Animal Antics (Hardback)

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    ALHRT 7 years +

    Animal Antics (Hardback)

    7 years +
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    This is a humorous and captivating look at some of the most weird and wonderful aspects of animal behaviour. Packed with amazing animals and all the weird things they do Animal Antics opens up the animal world for you to explore! Find out all about the strange and surreal things that animals do - and why, plus Animal Antics is stuffed full of fascinating animal facts for kids that will help you understand animal behaviour in no time! Animal Antics features amazing colourful photography of wild animals capturing all the weird actions and behaviours that will make you laugh for days. From disco-dancing birds to tree-climbing goats you'll find an interesting animal action on every page which will make you laugh out loud! Be intrigued and amazed at swinging pandas, leaping lizards and many more funny and captivating animals. From back-scratching monkeys to frolicking frogs Animal Antics helps you understand why animals do the strangest things. With fun, lively and engaging text you'll find out why blue-footed boobies like to dance, why an eagle whiffles and much more in Animals Antics!
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    TLAS

    Philip's Children's Atlas (Hardback)

    David Wright

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    Clear, accurate maps are combined with fascinating facts about the countries of the world to provide essential geographical information for young readers. In addition, guidance is given at the beginning of the atlas on how to use the maps, encouraging the early development of map skills. The atlas is organized spread by spread in the classic sequence: first Europe, then its land neighbour Asia, followed by Africa, Australia and Oceania, North America and South America.Illustrated with interesting full-colour photographs and packed with fact boxes, curiosities, flags, stamps and quiz questions, "Philip's Children's Atlas" is both fun to use and easy to understand. Winner of The Geographical Association's award for making a significant contribution to geography, "Philip's Children's Atlas" was judged "an excellent 'all round' children's atlas with simple yet well-designed maps, well-illustrated with colour photographs. It links places to issues, events and real people, giving a clear sense of place."
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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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    CBOC 8 years +

    Usborne Complete Book of Chess (Paperback)

    Elizabeth Dalby

    8 years +
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    The game of chess is traditionally a superb way of developing skills of cause, consequence and strategic planning in both adults and children. In the Complete Book of Chess from Usborne, the complexities of this classic game are identified and presented in a way that young, soon-to-be chess masters can identify with, offering opportunity to expose the 'rook'ie player to important lessons such as sharing, following rules and discipline - whilst, of course, having a lot of fun.

    With diagrams to support visual learners and comprehensive, yet easy-to-follow language, children aged 7 and up will have great fun all 'knight' and day learning the world's number-one game of strategy and cunning, from the names and movement of pieces to tactical advances.

    With the Complete Book of Chess it will not be long before young players have acquired the arsenal of skills necessary to capture the king of any adult who dares take them on!
  • Egyptology (Hardback)

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    AAKHG 9 years +

    Egyptology (Hardback)

    Wayne Anderson

    9 years +
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    Beautiful illustrations and intriguing facts give young readers an insight into Ancient Egypt in this fascinating book. Egyptology: Search for the Tomb of Osiris is written in journal form by Emily Sands, a fictional Egyptologist on an expedition to find the lost tomb of Osiris in 1926. Sands goes missing in mysterious circumstances, adding to the intrigue in this appealing history book with a difference!

  • Alienology (Hardback)

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    AAOUT 7 years +

    Alienology (Hardback)

    Dugald A. Steer

    7 years +
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    FACS 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.

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    PPTT 4 years +
    4 years +
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    Part of the Oxford Reading Tree Scheme, this big, beautiful, boxed collection contains 20 fantastic stories that children will be able to enjoy reading by themselves.

    Starting with the text-free The Ugly Duckling and the Elves and Shoemaker and then moving onto Chicken Licken and Right for Me - two picture books that contain minimal text so children can tell the story in their own words - the collection gradually progresses through the reading levels with the help of some traditional stories and fairy tales.

    The familiar fairy tales make the books instantly appealing and young readers will absolutely love reading about Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Mulan and Beauty and the Beast independently. Certain to help inspire a love of reading, all the books in this collection feature stunning illustrations and familiar language that will capture a child's imagination.

    Please note that this 21-book collection contains 20 stories and a handbook for parents.

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    PXAA 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Packed with fantastic artwork and ideal for preparing children aged 6 and above as they look to tackle their very first chapter books, our Project X Alien Adventures Collection is full of fun stories, activities and facts that will allow little ones to build their confidence in reading at Oxford Reading Level 7.

    Badlaw and his army of robotic Krools are taking over Planet Exis. Now Exis's only chance for freedom is for Nok and micro-friends Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger to save the day, free Exis from Badlaw and save Nok's parents, too!

    Gripping and sure to have even the most reluctant reader wanting to turn the pages and read on, this huge collection of 31 books is specially written by the creators of the Oxford Reading Tree (Biff, Chip and Kipper) to encourage children to enjoy reading independently.

    Please note the books in this collection vary in size. The dimensions stated are for the wallet that the books are presented in.
  • Ancient Egypt (Paperback)

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    EWA2 7 years +

    Ancient Egypt (Paperback)

    7 years +
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    DK Eyewitness: Ancient Egypt has stunning colour photographs and comes with a beautiful, pull-out wall chart. The information is clearly presented and ideal for children from 7+, whether they're looking for help with homework or just an interesting way to learn about the Egyptian civilisation. A well-laid out reference section includes a timeline, facts and records, as well as a glossary of unfamiliar words and a handy index.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    TBM2 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Times Tables Made Easy from Carol Vorderman is a fun introduction to times tables for children aged 5 and over.

    Featuring plenty of clever tricks and memorable themes which are designed to help children remember and work out their times tables, there is even a wonder wheel that reveals the answer if the reader gets stuck on a particular problem!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    ANDB 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.