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  • Strange Science Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912171262
    SGSC 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £7.00
    • RRP £47.94
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    • Just £1.17 per book
    The Strange Science and Explosive Experiments series of books explores the grim, gruesome and grizzly side of science.

    Exploring the brutal elements of the body, the evil side of the ecosystem and sounds that shatter, these books are refreshing and explore a whole new ? gross, grizzly and gruesome ? side to science.

    Some of the books' observations are marvellously messy, too.
    Format: paperback
  • HBGM 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Part of Carol Vorderman's bestselling DK series, How to Be Good at Maths covers all the topics that children aged between 7 and 11 will experience as they study the Key Stage 2 curriculum.

    Massive both in its size and in its content, the book contains step-by-step explanations for mathematical questions and uses colourful graphics to make understanding them easier. There are also 'Try It Out' features so children can put what they've learned into practice.

    Covering numbers, calculations, measurements, geometry, statistics and algebra in detail, this is a book to provide help for all the family when it comes to tricky maths questions.
  • HOOH 8 years +
    Steve Richards
    8 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    A colouring book all about shapes, Hooray for Hexagons turns maths into an exciting theme and will help children learn about this tricky topic without even realising.

    Showcasing the beauty of geometric drawing, the pages in this book introduce the likes of tessellations, cardioids and fractals.
  • Better Spelling Age: 9-11 - Paperback - 9780192743220
    OBN2 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    With its five spellings a day for children aged between 9 and 11 to learn, Oxford Better Spelling is a book to help any child enhance their spelling skills.

    The book has carefully levelled spelling lists for each age group and covers core vocabulary as specified in the National Curriculum, meaning it's ideal for SATS preparation.

    With over 3,000 words included, the book focuses on everyday words as well as challenging words that we all struggle with...
  • Watch This Space Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781526304537
    WTSP 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £35.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    These four books cover the subject of astronomy and will help would-be astronauts learn all they need to know about space and the solar system.

    From terrific telescopes to outstanding observatories and sparkling stars to gorgeous galaxies, these books are brimming with out-of-this world facts and figures that range from the jaw-dropping to the awesomely absurd.

    While reading through them, children will get to learn about how astronauts go to the toilet, just what a 'vomit comet' is, why stars twinkle and how the universe might end.

    Great for children with an interest in science and the universe, the books in this collection are Astronomy, Astronauts and Space Exploration; Stars, Galaxies and the Milky Way; The Solar System, Meteors and Comets; and The Universe, Black Holes and the Big Bang
  • ACAS 8 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    8 years +
    (2)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This brilliantly interactive book has been published in association with London's National Gallery and features some of the best-known works from their collection of paintings.

    Children will be able to colour in the pieces of art and add stickers to them while also developing a deeper understanding of - and appreciation for - art. There are also write-in puzzles to complete!
  • KQU2 8 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    8 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Useful as a reference book for homework help but also fun to dip in and out of for picking up key dates and information, History of Britain - Kings and Queens is packed with timelines, photographs, facts and family trees and makes an attractive addition to any child's bookshelf.

    This book covers British kings and queens from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day, with glimpses of their personalities, hobbies, ruling styles and key events in their lifetimes. Ideal for readers aged 9 and over.
  • SFND 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This is a stargazing guide for budding astronomers and it's full of step-by-step guides to identifying all of the key constellations across the northern hemisphere.

    Making the night sky easier to navigate than ever before, it also provides facts and information on the milky way and various other wonders of the universe.

    It comes with a glow-in-the-dark star finder and will inspire children to add to their new-found knowledge every night when they look up at the stars.
  • CWZ2 9 years +
    Nina Bawden
    9 years +
    (3)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Nina Bawden, award-winning author of The Peppermint Pig, creates an evocative picture of life for evacuee children in World War Two with her classic novel Carrie's War.

    Carrie and her brother Nick are evacuated to Wales and live with strict shopkeeper Mr Evans and his sister Lou. They quickly meet a host of quirky village characters and find themselves absorbed into every aspect of life in the village.

    With plenty of suspense and intrigue, this book will enthrall readers aged 9+, fans of Carrie's War may also enjoy Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • AQBSL 7 years +
    Ade Deane-Pratt
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Combining Science and Design and Technology, this title examines the technology of the electrical gadgets we use every day. A scientific explanation with the help of annotated diagrams and illustrations is followed by examples of gadgets that make use of the technology. Gadgets and technologies examined and explained include touch screens, remote controls, DVD players and photo copiers.
  • AGKBB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    There are four books in the series: Electricity and Magnets, Sound and Light, Forces and Motion and Matter and Materials. Each title contains 20 tried and tested experiments. The experiments are all safe to do, use household materials, are manageable but absorbing, and offer rewarding results. Readers are told how long each experiment lasts, what materials are needed and what the results mean. Eye-catching illustrations and engaging text make this the perfect book for the budding scientist!
  • AAHHW 7 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £19.99
    • RRP £25.00
    • Save £5.01
    This is a truly luxury book and a must-have for every family bookshelf, with cloth binding, a beautiful jacket and ribbon marker. It offers a comprehensive compendium of the history of Britain, encompassing everything from prehistoric times to the turn of the new millennium. This truly luxurious title is a must for every family bookshelf. It features internet links to additional resources, including video clips, games and interactive features.
  • AOLSN 7 years +
    Conrad Mason
    7 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    A fascinating account of how life in Britain changed in the years after the Second World War, from post-war street parties to the celebrations on the eve of the new millennium. Full of intriguing facts, illustrations, photographs, posters, maps and timelines.
  • APVHB 7 years +
    Anna Claybourne
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Disgusting and Dreadful Science features a look at the weird, revolting and shocking aspects of science for children at KS2. From electricity to sound and from light to forces, the books offer Wow! fascinating facts, fun examples and true-life stories to provide ways in to understanding solid scientific principles. Electric Shocks and Other Energy Evils offers a look at currents, switches, batteries, lightning and much more.
  • WDWB 7 years +
    Fiona Danks
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Bestselling authors of Book People favourite, the fantastic Stick Book, Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield are back with another fantastic guide that will encourage children to get outside, make the most of nature, and have an adventure, no matter what the weather.

    72 brilliantly imaginative suggestions for things to do in bad weather - from Rainy Adventures (swimming in the rain) to Getting Creative (making an igloo) and Games (slip and slide or watermelon rugby, anyone?) to Experiments (like rain traps and making boats) and Just Having Fun (if you've never tried rain dancing, now's your chance)! The inspiration is seemingly endless in this imaginative book and the fun to be had certainly is! So get the kids to grab their coats and start embracing those wet, windy and snowy days.
  • WYOM 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    Does your child dream of writing the next horror sensation? This spine-tingling activity book is bursting with scary ideas for children who fancy themselves as a mystery or ghost story writer.

    From haunted houses to eccentric detectives and cursed tombs, there are ideas to help children write about all kinds of curiosities.

    The book contains advice on planning stories, creating characters, building suspense and writing dialogue. The pages even have blank spaces and themed areas for children to write into, too.
  • AEAWU 8 years +
    Terry Deary
    8 years +
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: What really happened in Dad's Army? How to make a rude noise with a gas mask? Why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty? Discover all the foul facts about the Blitzed Brits - all the gore and more!
  • 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!
  • AHRCN 7 years +
    Terry Deary
    7 years +
    • £5.59
    • RRP £6.99
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    If you ever hear old folk moaning on about the world today, just remind them how woeful things were in the Second World War. Readers can discover why the blitzed Brits ate chicken-fruit, sinkers and nutty, what really happened in Dad's Army and how to make a rude noise with a gas mask. With a bold, accessible new look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Revised by the author to make Horrible Histories more accessible to young readers. 2013 is HORRIBLE HISTORIES twentieth anniversary.
  • APVYE 7 years +
    Peter D. Riley
    7 years +
    • £12.99
    Straight Forward with Science offers a straightforward, but fun, approach to key science learning. Each book explores basic scientific principles and shows them in action, while simple activities and experiments bring the science to life. Electricity looks at what is electricity is, how it is generated and how it makes the world around us work, both at home and in nature. Electrical circuits, electromagnets and motors are all also explored.
  • AHRCP 7 years +
    Terry Deary
    7 years +
    • £5.59
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £1.40
    They may have looked all prim and proper, but the Victorians were a jolly naughty bunch who could be vicious and violent and villinous. Readers can discover the murderers who wouldn't hang, when the first public loo was flushed and all about stag hunting inaddington Station. With a bold, accessible new look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Revised by the author to make Horrible Histories more accessible to young readers. 2013 is HORRIBLE HISTORIES twentieth anniversary.
  • APXEK 7 years +
    Sally Hewitt
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Full of homework help, activities and crafts to further aid a child's learning, this title introduces the key science concept of electricity in an extremely accessible way.
  • AIYKT 9 years +
    Terry Deary
    9 years +
    • £5.89
    • RRP £5.99
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    Adventure story, packed with facts about Vikings. When Emma spies the Viking ships on the horizon, she runs to warn her village but no one will believe her! Not even her monk brother Symeon, until it's too late. Worse, the village has been betrayed by one of its own - Will the siblings be able to stop the Viking invaders form destroying the village? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+
  • Maths is Everywhere Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445161556
    MTEV 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £53.94
    • Save £46.95
    • Just £1.17 per book
    These interactive and exciting guides show children how maths applies to so many aspects of their day-to-day lives. Complete with an engaging design, they demystify this tricky topic and include activities and problems to solve and cover topics including fractions, decimals, shapes, units, measurements, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, probability, numbers and digits.

    This collection includes:
    Fraction Frenzy
    This book explores the maths of fractions and covers everything from how they're used to the size of the smallest ever one.
    Get in Shape
    Explains answers about the shapes that surround us including the meaning of pi. It also reveals the most perfect sphere known in nature.
    Get the Measure
    Explains how a computer tells the time, the speed limit of the universe and the different measures used for lengths, areas, volumes and speeds - and how you can calculate them.
    Super Sums How to add, subtract, divide and multiply all sorts of numbers.
    What are the Chances?
    Explores the maths of probability and statistics and explains how they are used in everyday society.
    Your Number's Up
    Gives the reasons why numbers are so important and covers from prime and base numbers to the really big ones including millions, billions and infinity (and beyond!).
    Format: paperback