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Know a child in need of homework help? The Book People offers educational titles and homework books to help with all their school studies. From learning about the stars with our space books for kids, to understanding basic anatomy with our range of human body children's books, you'll find something for every age group and Key Stage.

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  • Big Picture Atlas

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: BGPA
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This hardback is a full-colour picture atlas that will help children aged 5 and over learn all about the world around them.

    There are 15 beautifully illustrated maps for children to pore over and they explain all about different countries, continents, oceans, mountains and ice caps. A celebration of our amazing planet, it also explains where animals and people live.

    This book also contains fascinating facts about each country.
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  • National Geographic Explorer Guide: Rocks and Minerals

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: NGRM
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Find adventure, have fun outdoors and be a rock detective with this ultimate explorer guide from National Geographic Kids!

    Packed with facts and photos, this fun guide is perfect for getting children outside to discover the amazing world underneath their feet.

    It contains the most common rocks and minerals in Great Britain and Ireland and is a great size for taking in backpacks on day trips or camping holidays.
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  • Plastic Sucks!

    Dougie Poynter

    Product Code: PLST
    Paperback 9 years +
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    How can YOU help save our planet from plastic?

    McFly man Dougie Poynter's Plastic Sucks! is a book full of clear and easy ideas and advice that will help children cut out single-use plastic and live a more environmentally friendly life.

    Dougie explains how plastic fills up our oceans and endangers our wildlife and how the time to take action is NOW. He also discusses the history of plastic and introduces campaigners and reveals how, by working together, we can reduce and replace plastic.
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    Celebrations Around the World

    Katy Halford

    Product Code: CATW
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This book takes children on an exciting journey through the world's most interesting and important festivals, celebrations and holidays.

    It contains a combination of Katy Halford's beautiful, original illustrations and fascinating facts (regarding everything from costumes to food) that will help children understand about a vast range of cultures and religions from different countries and continents.

    It reveals why skeletons dance at the Day of the Dead and who cleans up La Tomatina (the world's biggest tomato fight) in Spain.
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    Stuff You Should Know!

    Product Code: SYSK
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Have your children ever asked what happens to rubbish once you've thrown it out or where the water from taps actually comes from?

    Stuff You Should Know answers these questions and more in an interactive style: there are double-page spreads that tell you what happens when you phone for a pizza or post a letter to the other side of the world.
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  • Love Your Body

    Product Code: LVYO
    Hardback 8 years +
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    'This is the book we all wish we had growing up.'

    Jessica Sanders' Love Your Body encourages young girls to admire and celebrate their bodies for all the amazing things they can do. It will show them how to embrace 'imperfections' and realise that they are so much more than their bodies.

    Carol Rossetti's powerful illustrations show diverse characters celebrating their different bodies and the clear, concise and authoritative text will help young girls improve their mental health in so many ways.
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    Wildlife Wonders Collection - 6 Books

    Pat Jacobs

    Product Code: WLDW
    Collection 7 years +
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    Have your children ever asked you why birds have feathers or why fish have gills? This collection of six science books will give them all the answers they need, while also providing an overview of the wonderful diversity of the natural world.

    Covering birds, fish, insects, mammals, plants and reptiles, each book explores the key characteristics of each species and looks at how their characteristics have evolved over time. This is all backed by easy-to-follow text, 3D artwork and eye-catching photographs.

    Perfect for nature lovers, all of these books are closely linked to the new National Science Curriculum and will boost understanding of wildlife classification and evolution.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • Animals at Night

    Cornelia Li

    Product Code: ANGD
    Hardback 7 years +
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    The nocturnal animals featured in this stunning book and on its accompanying glow-in-the-dark poster will brighten up any young nature lover's life!

    From jaguars prowling the rainforest to lions on the savannah and turtles nesting on the beach, there are so many amazing animals to pore over - and they all feature on the giant 640 x 296mm tear-out poster.

    Each spread features an illustration of a different nighttime habitat with a description of its various creatures' activities and fact boxes for nature lovers to dip in and out of.
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  • Myths, Legends & Sacred Stories: A Children's Encyclopedia

    DK

    Product Code: MLCE
    Hardback 9 years +
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    From man-eating monsters to Gods of lightning... Discover courageous heroes and heroines, magical creatures and terrifying monsters on this captivating tour around the world.

    This DK children's encyclopedia of myths and legends invites you to explore all the thrilling stories from Greek and Norse mythology and other cultures all around the world including Zeus, Anansi (a West African trickster who takes the form of a spider) and Tane the Maori forest God.

    Dragons, minotaurs and wizards all feature in these exciting retellings and there is also an investigation into the meaning of each story and an examination of why these myths, legends and sacred stories have entertained so many readers over thousands of generations.
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    Let's Go to the... Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: LTSG
    Collection 4 years +
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    Let's go somewhere extraordinary...

    These four books encourage preschoolers to develop their pen control, word and number skills as they learn about castles, farms, fire stations and vets.

    There are activities to complete on every page and the wipe-clean nature means children can complete each simple task again and again, building up their simple vocabulary.
    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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    Science Lab

    Robert Winston

    Product Code: SLRW
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Robert Winston's Science Lab is a book packed with experiments and activities that will help children learn how science works. It reveals how rockets fire into space and explains the reasons that buildings can survive earthquakes.

    From building a bridge and crafting a catapult to making a marble run, these hands-on activities will help children understand how science, technology, engineering and maths are woven through the world around us.

    Covering all of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects, these projects complement the school curriculum and help prepare children for the modern world.
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  • Go For It Maths Collection - 4 Books

    Mike Askew

    Product Code: GFIM
    Collection 5 years +
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    Each book in this colourful, fun-filled collection shows children that maths doesn't have to be boring!

    Using games and activities, young readers will be able to explore numbers and experience the joy of discovering how maths can be applied to the real world. The books can be enjoyed by readers on their own or with an adult and can even be used in groups.

    The content covers the core areas of maths and will therefore support and supplement the learning children do during lessons. There is also plenty of teaching material for teachers to use when planning lessons and to encourage enthusiastic mathematicians!

    Format: paperback
    • £4.00
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  • Peeking Under Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: WBEN
    Collection 3 years +
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    These books are perfect for inquisitive children. They look beneath the surfaces of things and reveal all kinds of inner workings - from how the body functions to what happens under the paths we walk and roads we drive on.

    They're full of cutaways, insets and sidebars and have plenty of fun-to-explore illustrations. They also have seek-and-find activities and words that will help build vocabulary.

    Part of the What's Beneath? series, these are great books for children who prefer facts to fiction.

    Format: paperback
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  • Voyage Through Space with Glow-in-the-Dark Poster

    Cornelia Li

    Product Code: GDVS
    Hardback 7 years +
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    See space as you've never seen it before!

    Join a little astronaut and her space dog as they embark on an incredible journey through our solar system. They journey from the sun to the planets, passing asteroids and going through the Kuiper belt along the way.

    Complete with a huge glow-in-the-dark poster, this book will help children who dream of exploring the stars learn everything they need to know about the planets, asteroids and the sun.
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    Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Castle

    Product Code: SBCC
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Why was the chapel the highest room in the castle? Why did castle stairs spiral clockwise as they rose? This book from Stephen Biesty answers these questions and more. It offers a Where's Wally?-style approach to learning about historical castles from the 14th century.

    The artwork slices through different areas of a medieval fortress, offering extraordinary cross-section views of the people inside and their roles - from servants to knights preparing for battle! A favourite for over 25 years, this book also contains gatefold pages to fold out and explore in detail.

    From drawbridges and dungeons to jousters and troubadours, there are so many things to spot in this brilliant book. You can also have fun trying to find the spy - could he be in the well, the keep or the moat?
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    Computer Coding for Kids

    Carol Vorderman

    Product Code: CODI
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Computer coding is becoming an increasingly important 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 key skill of computer coding is suitable for children aged 9 and over and teaches the basics of coding for multiple programming languages including Scratch 3.0 and Python.

    Avoiding computer jargon and starting with the basics, this book gradually 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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  • First Man on the Moon

    Ben Hubbard

    Product Code: FMOM
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Published in time for the 50th anniversary, First Man on the Moon is a gripping illustrated account of the historic first moon landing.

    Featuring accessible text and contemporary artwork, it breathes new life into the famous story of the first ever moon landing, using short paragraphs to tell this inspiring story.

    It covers the beginnings of the Space Race; the early missions; the successful Apollo 11 voyage; and Neil Armstrong's legendary first steps on the moon - as well as the astronauts' heart-stopping return to Earth.
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    Stuff You Should Know About the Human Body

    Product Code: SSKB
    Paperback 8 years +
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    How do bones mend and just what exactly are hormones?

    Stuff You Should Know About the Human Body is packed with large and colourful illustrated diagrams that explain biology in simple terms. This information is complemented by characters running around the pages performing the actions referenced in the text.

    It includes double-page spreads that show how full body systems such as the circulatory, nerve, skeletal and immune systems work.
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    Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross Sections

    Product Code: SBIC
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Learn all about the inner-workings of buildings and machines with the extraordinary cross-section illustrations in this non-fiction book.

    Featuring Stephen Biesty's eye-catchingly detailed artwork, this hardback contains cross-section imagery of submarines, skyscrapers, Spanish galleons and so much more. Its concise and authoritative text reveals how all of these buildings and inventions work.

    You can see the people swarming inside the Empire State Building; the workers of an opera house; and find out where the crew sleep on a jumbo jet.

    All of the illustrations are accompanied by fun facts and curious details and there are two gatefold spreads of an ocean liner and a steam train to pore over and enjoy.
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  • National Trust: Go Wild on the River

    Product Code: GWOR
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Learn what to pack, how to build your own raft and how to spot river animals and wildlife with this pocked-sized adventure guide from the experts at The National Trust.

    Also revealing how to catch a fish, this book is packed with fun games to play on and around a river and provides essential tips on staying safe. It also tells children what they should do if an emergency was to occur.
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    I am a Hero

    Product Code: IAMA
    Hardback 10 years +
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    The interactive quizzes, charts and drawing activities in this fill-in book will help children learn all about history's greatest and most influential women.

    From historical world leaders to modern pioneers and international muses, these are incredible concise biographies that are sure to inspire and empower readers - and the interactive nature makes them even more appealing.

    This book is packed with biographies, quotes and stunning illustrations of historical figures from the worlds of sport, science, popular culture and politics.
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    Dogs in Space: The Amazing True Story of Belka and Strelka

    Iris Deppe

    Product Code: DGIS
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This quirky and delightful picture book tells the incredible true story of Belka and Strelka, the Soviet space dogs!

    In 1960, two stray dogs were plucked from the streets of Moscow to become space pioneers. Belka and Strelka are put through their paces on the ground, as they practise rocket simulations and wearing spacesuits before being launched into outer space as their first ever living creatures to successfully orbit the Earth.

    Miraculously, they survive the mission and upon their return they embark on a tour of the USSR. As for their legacy, less than a year after their safe return, the Soviet space programme felt confident enough to send the first human into space.
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    Collins Easy Learning Flashcards: Numbers

    Collins Easy Learning

    Product Code: FNU2
    Other 3 years +
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    Children can learn numbers 0-20 by looking at the colourful pictures and numerals on these educational flashcards. They provide a fun and easy way for children to build their confidence in counting and recognise a wide range of numbers.

    Perfect for preparing your children for school, they will help children practise numbers and encourage them to trace them and develop early adding and taking away skills. There are also symbol cards to help children practise simple sums.

    There is helpful guidance for parents and even ideas for fun games to play with the cards.
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    Space Visual Encyclopedia

    Heather Couper

    Product Code: SPCE
    Hardback 9 years +
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    This visual encyclopedia provides an in-depth look at the wonders of the universe and explains what lies in outer space.

    It examines every aspect of space, from galaxies and dark matter to the features of the Solar System, and will help children understand about everything from asteroids and comets to star-forming nebulae and planets.

    Packed with astounding facts, this is the perfect one-stop reference guide to help children (and you!) unravel the mysteries of space.
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Homework is a fundamental part of a child’s education, as it affords them the opportunity to work independently, and develop their much-needed problem-solving skills. That’s where our huge range of books to help with homework come in.

Make learning fun

All children need some support with schoolwork sometimes, and our homework help books are extremely useful and seriously fun.

Books covering all ages

Whether your child is just starting out in education, or is tackling their GCSEs, we stock lots of great titles in maths, literacy, history, geography, science and more that will enhance their academic potential in an enjoyable and engaging way.

No subject is too tricky

With the assistance of a homework book, children have the opportunity to work at their own pace, unlike when watching videos which sometimes fly through lessons. This allows children to develop at their own pace, giving them the confidence to progress and succeed.