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  • Basher Revision Science Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780753439579
    BSHR 11 years +
    11 years +
    (2)
    • £5.00
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    • Just 83.00p per book
    Praised by parents and with a knack for communicating the most complex and difficult of subjects in a tangible, understandable and even lovable way, the Basher Science books provide would-be scientists with all the information they need to grasp key science topics.

    Covering everything from biology and chemistry to the Periodic Table and the human body, this six-book collection of highly original books features contemporary illustrations and stories that bring the subjects to life and teaches readers with chatty and entertaining text.

    Perfect for children aged 11 and above, these comprehensive books on science will prove to be invaluable when it's time to do homework.
  • Carol Vorderman's Computer Coding Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780241288603
    CVCC 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £7.00
    • RRP £38.97
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    • Just £2.33 per book
    Computer coding is a hugely important skill that children will learn all about at school. This three-book collection from DK and Carol Vorderman gives them the chance to get ahead and hone their programming skills in a fun and exciting way.

    Supporting the National Curriculum, Computer Coding for Kids is a how-to guide that explains - in an accessible and visual style - the concept of coding and how to use it to make games and animations using the programming languages Scratch and Python.

    Focusing on Scratch, the Games and Projects book will help kids aged 11 and over enhance and improve their coding skills. The Games book helps them build platform games, fiendish puzzles and racing challenges, while the Projects book focuses on mind-bending animations including a snowflake simulator and spiralizer.
  • CWZ2 9 years +
    Nina Bawden
    9 years +
    (3)
    • £3.99
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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)
    • £19.99
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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 +
    • £4.79
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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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • AIYKT 9 years +
    Terry Deary
    9 years +
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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+
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • WPL 8 years +
    Susan Meredith
    8 years +
    (10)
    • £3.99
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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 aged 8 and over. It helps demystify the key questions surrounding puberty and gives reassurance and practical advice on how children can cope with the changes.
  • ADMZI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.39
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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
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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!
  • APPAI 7 years +
    Jane Chisholm
    7 years +
    • £7.99
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    Why were people so afraid of the Vikings? Why were some buried in boats? These are just two of the many questions tackled in this enjoyable look at the Vikings. This newly revised Internet-linked edition is full of fun and facts about everyday Viking life and contains links to young and relevant Web sites.
  • APMZB 7 years +
    7 years +
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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.
  • APWOC 7 years +
    Roy Apps
    7 years +
    • £4.79
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    When Louis Smith was seven he was faced with a choice that would change the course of his whole life. He chose the path of an athlete, but he lacked concentration and was easily distracted. As a punishment his coach made him perform circles on the pommel horse...It takes blood, sweat and tears to get to the top of any sport, and these short, inspirational biographies show just how tough it can be. Focusing on top athletes and sport personalities, each dramatic story brings to life the skill, determination and luck needed to break through into top level competition. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children can't put down.
  • 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.
  • MEB2 8 years +
    8 years +
    (5)
    • £3.99
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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 8 and over.
  • APXPX 7 years +
    Roy Apps
    7 years +
    • £4.79
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    After injury prevented her from competing in the 2008 Olympic Games, Jessica Ennis fought back to become the 2012 Olympic gold medal winner in the heptathlon. Read her story from her childhood years right up to when she crossed the finish line in her final event in London, 2012. It takes blood, sweat and tears to get to the top of any sport, and these short, inspirational biographies show just how tough it can be. Focusing on top athletes and sport personalities, each dramatic story brings to life the skill, determination and luck needed to break through into top level competition. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children can't put down.
  • AEUTE 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    This is a new edition of the popular and successful encyclopedia describing the remarkable history of Ancient Egypt. You can discover remarkable facts of one of the world's oldest civilisations from its origins as a group of settlements along the banks of the Nile, its rise to one of the world's greatest civilisations to its decline at the hands of the Roman Empire. It is filled with stunning photographs and detailed illustrations. It includes a comprehensive factfinder featuring a time chart, a list of who's who and details of recent archaeological finds. It includes internet links that offer a fascinating selection of recommended web sites - with sound, animation or video clips which provide additional information for projects and homework.
  • AEUQL 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.89
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    Part of the 'History of Britain' series, this book is illustrated with a combination of cartoons, reproduced artwork, and photographs.
  • APXPZ 7 years +
    Roy Apps
    7 years +
    • £4.79
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    From the time that Tom, aged 8, drew a picture of his ambition to dive at the Olympic Games, he has gone on to become Britain's leading diver, capturing the attention of the world's media along the way. In this easily accessible text read Tom's emotional story, from his childhood years right up to when he took Olympic bronze at London 2012. It takes blood, sweat and tears to get to the top of any sport, and these short, inspirational biographies show just how tough it can be. Focusing on top athletes and sport personalities, each dramatic story brings to life the skill, determination and luck needed to break through into top level competition. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children can't put down.
  • AFIWX 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £6.89
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    This title includes the tyrannosaurus and triceratops, as well as less-familiar creatures. It is aimed at children aged 5 and upwards. This teaches aspring artists how to draw with ease by following simple, step-by-step instructions. Celebrated author Lee J. Ames has compiled an amazing array of creatures who, at one time, ruled the earth. Included in these pages are the commonly known tyrannosaurus, the brontosaurus and the triceratops, as well as less-familiar creatures, such as the anatosaurus (a duck-billed dinosaur). Ames' illustration style and renowned drawing method had made him a leader in the step-by-step drawing manual, and the 27 books in his "Draw 50" series have sold more than 3 mililon copies. It's easy to draw dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals when it's done the "Draw 50" way.