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  • The World in Infographics Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781526300034
    WINF 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £89.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    You may be wondering what infographics are... well, they're a brilliantly visual way to present bite-sized scientific facts in style. Using icons, pictograms and graphics, infographics make complex information accessible to all kinds of readers.

    In this 10-book collection, your children can learn all about the science behind the planet Earth, explore space and learn about the world's most impressive machines and vehicles. With facts presented in a way that mimics the media, these books are perfect children who are fascinated by facts.

    Other subjects children can explore throughout the collection include countries, technology, the human world, the natural world and sport.
    Format: paperback
  • Science Sorted Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781509891184
    GMUR 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £29.95
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    • Just £1.40 per book
    This is a collection of fun doodle-filled books about subjects ranging from science and nature to the human body. They've all been created by Glenn Murphy, the author of Why is Snot Green?, so you know they're going to be full of gloriously gross facts and tidbits.

    Ideal for dipping in and out of and perfect for children who wouldn't normally open a book, these books answer questions ranging from what actually happens in your head during a headache to the reasons why some farts are eggier than others.

    Extraordinarily designed and with plenty of Horrible Histories-style humour on show, these books also cover the theory of evolution and life on Earth; discoveries from outer space; the history of robots and engineering; and how hunters have caught their prey for generations.
    Format: paperback
  • Strange Science Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912171262
    SGSC 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £47.94
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    • Just £1.33 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
  • 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.
  • ACAS 8 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    8 years +
    (2)
    • £4.99
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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 8 years +
    8 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.
  • AAHHW 7 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £20.19
    • RRP £25.00
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    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.
  • AGKBB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    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!
  • 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.
  • AEZOD 7 years +
    Philip Steele
    7 years +
    • £7.89
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    This title helps you learn about the legendary Norse raiders, with 15 step-by-step projects and more than 350 exciting pictures. You can step back in time to the age of the seafaring Vikings - find out about the ships they sailed in, the distant lands they explored, and the wars they waged. Fact boxes provide additional insights and indicate links with the present. 15 simple and enjoyable projects allow you to recreate the past - build a model Viking house, make a shield ready for battle, sculpt a brooch and a bracelet from clay, bake a Viking loaf, learn to write your name in runes, and play an ancient Norse board game. It is packed with over 350 photographs and illustrations, including a pictorial timeline, cross sections, historical maps and clear step pictures for every technique. It is ideal for home or school use for 8- to 12-year-olds. This fascinating fact and project book is the perfect introduction to Viking history. You can discover how these amazing people lived their lives, the food they ate, the clothes they wore, the heroes they revered, the weapons they used, and the lands they conquered. Practical projects really help young readers to understand what life was like in the past - make a Viking drinking horn, create a lucky charm inspired by the Norse thunder god Thor, build a model of a mighty longship, and construct a full-size battle helmet.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • AHRCP 7 years +
    Terry Deary
    7 years +
    • £5.59
    • RRP £6.99
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    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.
  • AIYKT 9 years +
    Terry Deary
    9 years +
    • £5.89
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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+
  • 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.
  • ADMZI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    Meet the people who helped shape the world we know today. "100 People Who Made History" is no ordinary history book. Inventors and explorers rub shoulders with political leaders, sports stars, and entertainers. From Marco Polo to Marie Curie via Pele, this top 100 comes from all over the world, taking in all types of people. Packed with engaging graphics and plenty of unusual facts, each profile describes the major influences and tells true stories about the movers and shakers from our history. You can take a seat and meet the people that have changed our world and discover how they did it.
  • 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!
  • 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
  • APMZB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    Howard Carter had spent five long years in the hot, dry desert, searching for the tomb of the ancient Egyptian boy-king Tutankhamun. But what he found when he ventured deeper and deeper into the tomb was gold and treasure beyond his wildest dreams. Part of Young Reading Level 3, created for children ready to tackle longer stories and more diverse subjects.
  • AHRCN 7 years +
    Terry Deary
    7 years +
    • £5.89
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £1.10
    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.
  • AIVPA 7 years +
    CGP Books
    7 years +
    • £3.95
    This bright, friendly book has lots of Maths practice at exactly the right level for 7-8 year olds. The colourful pages start with guidance on the topic, then have loads of sums, fun exercises and brain-teasing problems. There's also a pull-out answers section with helpful tips if your child is struggling with the topic.