Children's Books

Homework Help Books

  • GFOL 5 years +
    Emma Adams
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This is an illustrated retelling of the Great Fire of 1666 that provides children with an introduction to an important and devastating moment in English history.

    This book will take readers on a journey through the streets of London as the single smouldering coal from a baker's oven transformed into swirling clouds of ash and a huge fire.

    Using dramatic historical information, this is a hauntingly beautiful book from Emma Adams that has some stunning illustrations from James Weston Lewis.
  • TMDE 5 years +
    Carol Vorderman
    5 years +
    • £4.99
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    Supporting the National Curriculum, this book contains advice from Carol Vorderman that will help children get to grips with their times tables.

    Covering Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, this book has easy-to-follow tips, hints and advice that will help children memorise their times tables.

    Presented in a wiro-bound format, it has tabbed pages to make it easy to see which section you're in and also includes a selection of stickers.
  • ETMH 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
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    If you know a young history buff, this is the book for them... 100 Events that Made History covers everything from bloodthirsty battles to rebellious revolutions - and the odd fatal sandwich!

    A rip-roaring roller coaster ride through history and its major events, it will show your young reader why Ivan was so terrible, how we managed to send a man to the moon and reveal all about Atilla the Hun's deadly nosebleed.

    Full of incredible photography and bright illustrations, this will prove a handy homework helper for children aged 9 and over.
  • NATR 7 years +
    Michael Fewer
    7 years +
    • £8.40
    • RRP £19.99
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    This breathtakingly exciting new book introduces you to Ireland's flora and fauna with every changing season.

    Discover the magic of nature right on your doorstep, from the back garden to the local park and the countryside. Even the smallest garden is a vast canvas of nature with its worms, insects, flowers and birds.

    Listen to the blackbird's song, spot an madra rua in your local town, discover why the ash tree is good for making hurlies, count a snail's 27,000 teeth, watch stags fight and spot jellyfish at the seaside, laughing as you discover the meaning of their Irish name, smugairle roin!

    With Naturama you will discover the magic of every Irish season. So put your boots on - it's time to go outside!
  • HLLO 5 years +
    Jonathan Litton
    5 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Children (and you!) will love learning how to greet people with this gorgeous and interactive atlas of hellos.

    With one basic premise - encouraging children to say 'hi' throughout the world - this book celebrates the joys of language and introduces children and young readers to multiple nations. There are also facts to pore over and tabs to lift that reveal the correct pronunciation for each welcome.

    From how to say 'hi' in hieroglyphics to saying 'hao' in Native American hand talk, Hello World is a beautiful book that opens up a world of exploration and greetings.
  • PYTH 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
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    Python is one of the most popular computer languages around and this beginner's guide offers children step-by-step instructions for writing a simple program.

    Providing everything they need to get started, this book adds new commands throughout so that by the time a child has finished reading, they will be able to code games, drawings and more.

    Fully illustrated, this book also contains links to downloads that will provide extra help.
  • OICS 5 years +
    Oxford Reading Tree
    5 years +
    (3)
    • £3.99
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    A great Oxford Reading Tree book to help your child learn all about spelling as they embark on their first reading journey, Oxford I Can Spell orders everyday words by sounds.

    This process will help children use synthetic phonics to become proficient readers and spellers, and the book also features vibrant illustrations of familiar characters from the Biff, Chip & Kipper series to complement the lists of words.

    Easy to use, easy to understand and a joy to read aloud with your little one, this is a book that will support them and make learning about words and sounds enjoyable.
  • UCP2 3 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    3 years +
    (4)
    • £4.99
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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 and their capital cities, their famous landmarks, longest rivers and highest mountains - and with picture stories throughout as well - 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 preschool children.
  • PLTT 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    One of the trickiest subjects children learn at school, this book will help children learn the 1-12 times tables in a fun, easy and interactive way.

    Children will be able to work through their times tables aloud and write down their answers before pulling out the tab on each page to see if they are correct.

    This wipe-clean book has been designed especially for repeated practice and comes complete with an at-a-glance times-table chart.
  • WDGU 5 years +
    Virginie Morgand
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £4.99
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    Providing children with a fascinating insight into what adults do all day every day, this book covers over 100 jobs across 15 busy scenes including the farm, hospital and school.

    On one page is a busy scene and then when children turn the page they can discover what each person's job entails. The book is packed with so much information and it's sure to become an instant hit!
  • HSTO 7 years +
    Fatti Burke
    7 years +
    • £8.40
    • RRP £22.99
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    Enjoy a time-travelling journey through the history of Ireland with this exciting book.

    Covering the beautiful country, era by era, it's full of detailed illustrations and fabulous facts. From the earliest settlements right up to the present day, it covers everything from courageous Celts to rampaging Vikings and rebellious Republicans.

    It even shows children where the residents of Ireland lived in the past, what they are, what they wore and what school was like.
  • KQU2 8 years +
    Ruth Brocklehurst
    8 years +
    • £7.99
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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.
  • Dinosaur A to Z - Hardback - 9780241283875 - DK
    DINA 5 years +
    DK
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    Written by a scientist who works at the New York Hall of Science and runs his own YouTube series (The Dinosaur Show with Dustin Growick, in case you were wondering...) this bright and accessible book will help you discover a number of facts that we've learned about dinosaurs since they ruled the Earth 65 million years ago.

    Helping your children learn the difference between a brachiosaurus and a supersaurus, it also reveals what food dinosaurs enjoyed and is bursting with vibrant images. It also showcases the biggest, smallest and fastest dinosaurs to have ever lived.

    There are pronunciation guides for dinosaurs with names like Tuojiangosauras, explanations for why they were given names like this and even information on the kinds of places a dinosaur would call home. There are dinosaur illustrations on each spread and they're shown in scale to both each other and humans.

    It even comes with a giant poster to display on any dino-fan's wall ? prehistoric perfection!
  • DTAE 7 years +
    Imogen Greenberg
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    Featuring pharaohs, mummies, pyramids, gods, the Nile and hieroglyphs all across one timeline, this book provides an accessible introduction to Ancient Egyptian culture. It's the ideal complement to children's history lessons at school.

    Illustrated by a graphic novelist and impeccably researched, it contains a number of comic strips which make all the key moments easier to understand.
  • DTRE 7 years +
    Imogen Greenberg
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    Head all the way back to Ancient Rome with this accessible guide to one of the most important historical eras.

    Focusing on the Roman Empire, gladiators, the Roman Army and the engineering and architectural feats that occurred during this time, this book provides a fascinating timeline of a tumultuous period. Many of the facts are presented as comic strips, making them extra accessible.

    Illustrated by a graphic designer and throughly researched, this is an essential introduction to Rome.
  • All Aboard the Discovery Express - Hardback - 9781847809896 - Emily Hawkins
    OTDE 7 years +
    Emily Hawkins
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £14.99
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    The Discovery Express is arriving at your destination... all aboard!

    It's 1937 and a professor on the verge of an important discovery has disappeared. Can your children solve the clues and track down this missing scientist? Along the way, they'll learn about the history of transport, meet incredible engineers and even unveil the design of the world's first jet engine.

    With plenty of flaps to lift and graphic novel-style illustrations, this adventure will spark the imagination of aspiring scientists and engineers! It also provides an enticing introduction to the history of transport.
  • Dinosaur Safari - Hardback - 9781471121210 - Maggie Bateson & Louise Forsha
    DSAF 3 years +
    Maggie Bateson & Louise Forsha
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £4.00
    • RRP £14.99
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    Life is busy in the dinosaur reserve - there are always new dinosaurs to find... It's a noisy, lively, fierce place for all the people that live there, especially when a huge T. rex attacks!

    With lots of press-out pieces, dinosaur fans can act out the story and create their own adventures in this beautifully crafted pop-up book, Dinosaur Safari. It's ideal for those children who are fascinated by dinosaurs but too young for Jurassic World.
  • TFLI 5 years +
    Adam Hancher
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    The Wright brothers were determined to be the first men in the world to fly - but how did they achieve their dream?

    This illustrated book captures the golden age of aviation and celebrates the Wright brothers' determination, ingenuity and courage. It shows children, in a narrative style, how the brothers came up with the idea of flying and how they went about building their inventions.

    Written by Adam Hancher, this is a thrilling book about one of the great historic achievements. It's the perfect complement (and an ideal bedtime story) to their learning at school.
  • TUTK 7 years +
    Patricia Cleveland-Peck
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    This fantastic, illustrated book invites children to travel through history with Howard Carter as he uncovers Tutankhamun's hidden tomb. It looks at his incredible discovery and how this changed the way we view history.

    Focusing on both the famous Egyptian boy king and the explorer who discovered him, this fascinating read reveals the troubles Tutankhamun faced during his short life, explains how he died and the legacy that he left.

    Written in a very narrative style, it even explains the steps of mummification - making it extra appealing to budding historians!
  • TCFW 7 years +
    Marcia Williams
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Marcia Williams celebrates incredible women from all around the world and their huge influence in her trademark comic-strip style.

    From writers to warriors and astronauts to activists, this book covers all the amazing stories and highlights the achievements of these amazing females.

    The funny and accessible artwork complements the facts, quotes and jokes perfectly.
  • STMI 7 years +
    Mike Jolley
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This history book teaches children all about ancient civilisations while helping them develop their observational skills at the same time.

    It's bursting with scenes that have mistakes to spot e.g. a Mayan warrior is wearing a watch and a Viking using a compass. The answers are easily highlighted on the next page, so children can learn and use this knowledge in their history lessons. All of these errors provide perfect discussion points, too.

    Featuring 10 different ancient civilisations, the Where's Wally?-style approach makes this book perfect for budding history detectives. The eras covered are Ancient Egypt, Viking times, Ancient Rome, the Mughal Empire, Ancient Greece, Medieval Europe, the Empire of the Mayans, Ancient China, the Stone Age and the time of the pirates.
  • QAAB 5 years +
    5 years +
    (5)
    • £3.99
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    A brilliant Lift-the-Flap book from the experts at Usborne, Questions and Answers About Your Body will help answer some of the many difficult and challenging questions that children have.

    Bodies are an endless source of fascination to many children and this book's quirky illustrations and easy-to-follow text will answer many questions they may have along the lines of 'Why is blood red?', 'Why do I need to wash my hands?' and 'What makes me burp?'.

    An entertaining and informative read for curious children.
  • EVOL 7 years +
    Louise Spilsbury
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £13.99
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    Any child who's ever wondered about where we came from and how we came to be will find the answers in the brilliantly illustrated book, What is Evolution?

    Full of fascinating facts (did you know that some crows are so clever they get cars to crack nuts for them at traffic lights?), the book reveals some of the mind-boggling ways in which animals and plants have evolved over billions of years.

    It also provides an introduction to the groundbreaking theories of Darwin and Wallace, as well as describing how the discovery of DNA structure has changed life as we know it.
  • AUMGS 7 years +
    Charlie Ogden
    7 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    What are values? They?re the basis of how we choose to behave; our judgement of what matters in life. Freedom of speech, having good manners, caring about the environment: these things are all values. Your values matter. But in a community, it?s important to respect other people?s values too. In this book you?ll learn about identity and gender. People have the right to decide who they want to be and how they want to live ? whether they?re male or female, gay or straight or transgender. In spite of these freedoms, things are not always equal. How can we respect people?s rights and make things fair for everyone?