Children's Books

Homework Help Books

  • SWCD 7 years +
    Jon Woodcock
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Coding is one of the most important skills children learn at school and what better way to learn all about the topic than with the help of C-3P0 and other characters from a galaxy far, far away?

    A step-by-step, illustrated visual guide to creating projects, animations and games; among the fun things your children can learn how to do are designing a droid and moving objects on screen using the Force.

    This book reveals how to create customised sprites, build characters, navigate spaceships through asteroid belts and even enjoy jetpack adventures!

    This is a brilliant book for any Star Wars fan.
  • FGWA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    Kate Pankhurst's Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World has proven to be an important and very popular book and this companion is bursting with inspiring activities and over 200 stickers based around the women it celebrates.

    Children are encouraged to write stories with Jane Austen; join Coco Chanel in leading a fashion revolution; and complete dot-to-dot exercises that unveil the skeletons of dinosaurs that Mary Anning would have been proud to have discovered.

    Children can also create beautiful postcards that they can send to the most important women in their lives and write down how they've been inspired by them and how their actions have influenced their own hopes and dreams.
  • 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
  • TMDE 5 years +
    Carol Vorderman
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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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
    • RRP £12.99
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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!
  • MFSN 7 years +
    Susan Akass
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    From kitchen chemistry to backyard biology, your children will find out all sorts of scientific secrets and discover a range of experiments to try at home in this fantastic book.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, the first chapter starts in the kitchen and will let children see how they can create gooey slime; the second chapter - Fantastic Physics - reveals how to make balloon rockets; and final chapter Backyard Biology will help kids spot weird bugs and interesting plants

    While some of the experiments do require adult supervision, many can be done by children themselves without any specialist equipment. A great aid to help them develop their interest in science.
  • Basher Revision Science Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780753439579
    BSHR 11 years +
    11 years +
    (2)
    • £5.99
    • RRP £41.94
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    • Just £1.00 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.
  • Project X Alien Adventures: Series 2 Collection - 25 Books - Collection - 9780198377900
    PXAL 7 years +
    7 years +
    (19)
    • £17.99
    • RRP £168.80
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    • Just 72.00p per book
    So many of you have been asking us for the next books in the bestselling series and now we're delighted to say The Project X team are back - and they're set to face their biggest challenges yet in this massive 25-book collection.

    Max, Cat, Ant, Tiger and their new robot micro-friend, Eight, face a number of new challenges that will inspire young readers to keep turning the pages of every single action-packed book included in the collection.

    With stories written by authors including Steve Cole, Elen Caldecott and Jacqueline Rayner, the plots follow the gang as they face off against Badlaw; go in search of a missing cargo of cyberbees; and are attacked by a swarm of metal-eating, robotic space locusts. The collection also includes a larger-format Fact File full of activities.

    With their 3D-style artwork, the books are perfect for children in Year 3 at school. All-new stories, they continue the adventures from the first series at Oxford Reading Level 9 and progress all the way up to Level 14, meaning they are suitable for children of differing reading abilities.

    This 25-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 9 to 14 (book bands Brown and Grey). It is suitable for children in Year 3 and 4. It follows on from the first collection back at Level 9 to help children hone their reading skills before moving onto the more advanced stories.
  • MIAW 7 years +
    Lisa Regan
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    With witty text and a distinctive style of artwork, this fun book provides a list of 101 jaw-dropping facts that proves to children the subject of maths is anything but boring.

    From the theory that it's more likely than not that two people in a room of 23 people will share a birthday to the fact that everything from rock music to code-breaking is based on maths, there are 101 eye-opening and extraordinary maths-based facts for children to discover and share.

    Ideal for those children aged 8 and over who struggle with maths, its lively and appealing approach will help generate discussion and will children build on the things they have learned in the classroom.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • KE1232 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £20.00
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    With an image of a ferocious T-Rex that can be projected onto a wall using a torch on the front of the box, you know this is a set children will love. And just wait until they see what's inside the box!

    Not only will children find a model fossil to build but they'll also be able to get their hands on a fossil excavation kit; hang up the wall charts; find, stick and learn about dinosaurs in the fun-filled sticker book; and discover all about the prehistoric world in the stunning visual guide, Discover Dinosaurs.

    Children who love dinosaurs will be captivated by this big box of books and treats that will help them learn all about the magnificent, prehistoric beasts.
  • KE1233 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
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    This big box will tell budding scientists everything they need to know about the human body.

    The padded Wonders of Learning book provides a fun and informative introduction to the workings of the body and explains everything from what goes on inside our bodies to what happens to the air we breathe, while the Find, Stick and Learn sticker book helps children have some interactive fun while learning about its intricacies.

    There are also wall charts to develop further understanding, stencils, colouring pencils and best of all - a build-it-yourself skeleton!

    A complete guide to anatomy, the box even has a special design where children can project an image of a human body onto the wall of a dark room using a torch.
  • ANHXO 7 years +
    Anita Ganeri
    7 years +
    • £5.39
    • RRP £8.99
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    Life in Medieval Britain explains what life was like for young people in the centuries after the Norman Conquest of England. It looks at everything from knights and castles to having fun.
  • TWTW 7 years +
    David Macaulay
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £19.99
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    Ever wondered how machines work? This revised edition of David Macaulay's How Things Work will show you everything you need to know about their inner workings.

    Explaining the science behind the technologies of everything from the simple lever to the modern micro-processor, the book also covers clocks, watches, jet engines and the internet. Many of the explanations are accompanied by clear illustrations and the humorous approach makes even the most complicated processes clear.

    Fun, fascinating and accessible, this is a handy book for any engineer of the future!
  • The Animal Box Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241329856
    ANLB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £14.99
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Covering living things ranging from invertebrates, fungi and plants to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals, this 10-book collection from DK will delight young nature lovers.

    These books are bursting with full-colour photographs of their subjects and easy-to-follow explanations about what each one is and their traits. There are even double-page photographs that highlight the species in their natural habitats.

    Related species are shown in proportion across the page that show children their varying sizes.
    Format: hardback
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Marcia Williams' Greek Myths Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781406375923 - Marcia Williams
    MWGM 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Marcia Williams provides an exciting and accessible introduction to the most famous and gripping tales from Greek Mythology in this great value collection.

    With witty illustrations and easy-to-follow text, these books are ideal for newly confident readers and those who have an interest in history. The tales are also exciting enough to appeal to those children who wouldn't normally pick up a book.

    Presented in a comic book style, among the stories children will enjoy reading are those of Pandora's Box, Theseus and the Minotaur, Daedalus and Icarus and The Twelve Tasks of Heracles.
  • 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!
  • The British Museum and The National Trust: Joke Book Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781788002097
    NTJK 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    Inspired by the British Museum and The National Trust, these side-splitting joke books will inspire children to learn more about our history while chuckling away.

    Each book features black-and-white illustrations from talented illustrators and a host of bite-sized facts that will make your children's jaws drop.

    From amazing ancient worlds to the nuttier side of nature and historical figures including kings and queens, Romans, Victorians and pirates, there's a joke for every situation.
    Format: paperback
  • History VIP Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781526307217
    HVIP 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £44.95
    • Save £38.96
    • Just £1.20 per book
    Featuring Boudicca, Charles Darwin, Emmeline Pankhurst, King John and Mary Anning, these books examing some of history's greatest characters and will come in useful for children studying at both Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 level.

    They look at the lives of these figures and explore the society in which they lived and how they made an impact on the culture of the time.

    Each book covers each person from their childhood right through to old age and looks at their biggest achievements - Mary Anning collected and studied fossils; King John signed the Magna Carta; Charles Darwin came up with the theory of evolution, Boudicca rebelled against the Romans; and Emmeline Pankhurst helped women win the right to vote.
    Format: paperback