Children's Books

Homework Help Books

  • AIVXJ 11 years +
    CGP Books
    11 years +
    • £4.95
    This book is full of key phrases, useful vocab and grammar practice for year 7-9 French students so it's packed with everything you need for the current KS3 programme of study. To help you remember the important bits, there are summary questions at the end of each section. And it's all explained in straightforward language, with the odd joke thrown in to break up the study.
  • AIVXK 11 years +
    CGP Books
    11 years +
    • £4.95
    This book is full of vocabulary and phrases for every topic covered in KS3 German. It's easy to use, with one topic per page, and questions at the end of the section so you can practise your reading and writing skills. There's a section on grammar included and lots of tips to help you with homework or to prepare for tests.
  • AIVDH 11 years +
    CGP Books
    11 years +
    • £4.95
    This full-colour Study Guide contains all the vocabulary and grammar students need for KS3 Spanish. Every topic is explained by easy-to-read notes, with Revision Summary questions at the end to each section to test their knowledge. It's all presented in a clear, friendly style with a touch of humour to make learning as stress-free as possible. For extra practice, a matching Workbook is also available (9781847628879).
  • AXAKL
    • £5.95
    This book has KS3 Physics (ages 11-14) completely covered, with a superb blend of crystal-clear study notes and indispensable practice questions for every topic - all fully up-to-date for the curriculum from September 2014. It's ideal for students working at a higher level (that's equivalent to what would have been called Levels 5-7 in the pre-2014 curriculum). In addition to the notes and questions, there's a section covering everything students need to know about 'Working Scientifically'. Answers to the practice questions are available in a separate book (9781782941088).
  • BBILU
    • £5.95
    This book has KS3 Biology (ages 11-14) completely covered, with a superb blend of crystal-clear study notes and indispensable practice questions for every topic - all fully up-to-date for the curriculum from September 2014. It's ideal for students working at foundation level (that's equivalent to what would have been called Levels 3-6 in the pre-2014 curriculum). In addition to the notes and questions, there's a section covering everything students need to know about 'Working Scientifically'. A free Online Edition is also included - just use the unique code printed at the front of the book to access it on a PC, Mac or tablet. Answers to the practice questions are available in a separate book (9781782941095).
  • AIVDI 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £14.89
    • RRP £14.99
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    This all-in-one book and CD set contains everything students need to master KS3 German, all presented in a clear, friendly style. Every topic is explained by easy-to-read notes, with Revision Summary questions and test-style questions at the end to each section to test their knowledge (complete answers are included at the back of the book). To round things off perfectly, there's also an audio CD containing plenty of useful German listening practice.
  • AIVGW 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £10.99
    This book is full of clear revision notes, detailed diagrams and practice questions for KS3 Science. It covers all the major topics for Life Processes and Living Things, Materials and Their Properties and Physical Processes, and it's packed with useful tips for doing well in exams. There are also lots of exam-style questions and a complete practice paper (answers are at the back). It's easy to read and revise from - everything's explained simply, in CGP's chatty, straightforward style.
  • AIVHF 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £10.99
    This book is full of clear revision notes, detailed diagrams and practice questions for year 7-9 Geography students. It's packed with facts on the current KS3 programme of study and there's also a 'Geographical Enquiry and Skills' section that contains useful tips for carrying out investigations. To help you remember the facts, there are practice questions at the end of each section (answers are at the back). And it's all explained in straightforward language, with the odd joke thrown in to break up the study.
  • AQFCX 10 years +
    Andrew Brodie
    10 years +
    • £15.99
    • RRP £19.99
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    This revised edition of the best-selling Spelling for Literacy series consists of six books designed to reflect fully the demands of the latest National Curriculum. The books cover all the statutory requirements, which specify sounds and spelling patterns, as well as the non-statutory guidance including all curricular word lists...together with many others! Preserving the popular format of the original series, each book contains forty sets of words, with each set arranged across three pages: an overview display page, for pinning to the wall or showing on screen; a practice page, to include using the words in context, and a 'Learn, write, check' page to reinforce the learning process. By using these books, teachers will cover every word and every spelling pattern required for the 2014 curriculum.
  • AEABZ 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.79
    • RRP £6.99
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    Aimed at pre-teen girls, Victoria Parker's Girls Only! All About Periods and Growing-Up Stuff is straightforward and reassuring. This guide's friendly and cheerful tone and quirky illustrations are ideal for preparing girls to know what to expect once their periods start and answering all those questions that are difficult to ask.

  • AKZCL 12 years +
    Richard Spilsbury
    12 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    When students at a school fall ill, it becomes clear that a serious outbreak of tuberculosis (TB) is happening! Can doctors prevent its spread, and minimise the harm being caused by the disease? This book looks at the topics of health and disease to explain how pathogens, such as bacteria and viruses, can affect our health and pass from person to person. it shows how medical professionals use their knowledge of science and technology to track down those infected and give them treatment.
  • AVGDX
    Alex Woolf
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    How have technology and science helped artists through the years? How do today's artists use technology in their work? What role does technology hold for the future of art? From the invention of the camera obscura through to today's digital painting and internet art, artists have always used contemporary technology to aid in the creation and display of their work. This book looks at how the creation of paintings, sculpture and engraving have changed over time and how newer mediums from photography to film and even computer games, have changed our perception of how technology can help us express ourselves.
  • AVGDW
    Matthew Anniss
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    How have science and technology helped today's athletes and sports people perform better for longer? And how could this change in the future? From the development of carbon fibre composites for para-athletes to improvements in sports nutrition, our performance in competitive events has been vastly improved by contemporary science and technology. This book looks at historical, current and emerging examples of sport technology. We look at technology in training, athletic performance, sports nutrition, sports equipment, sports medicine and how sport is shown on TV.
  • AVWUL
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    How have technology and science helped historians and archaeologists through the years? How does today's technology help us understand the past? What role does technology hold for the future of history studies? From the invention of metal detectors through to today's computer modelling of long-dead people, our knowledge of the past has always been improving thanks to technology. This book looks at historical, current and future techniques for helping us discover traces of the past from artifacts to human remains. We look at how dating these things has become more accurate and also how the internet is giving us more access to historical records than ever before.
  • AVWUM
    Matthew Anniss
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    How have technology and science helped musicians throughout the years? How does today's technology help us to create new music or music in different ways? Will computers ever be able to make music completely by themselves? From the invention of the electric guitar through to today's high-tech music creation software, technology has always helped us to create music in new and exciting ways. This book looks at historical, current and emerging techniques involved in music creation and performance. We also look at the increasing and changing role of the internet in music creation and distribution - including the history of music piracy.
  • ANDFX 11 years +
    Bryson Payne
    11 years +
    • £23.09
    • RRP £24.99
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    Teach Your Kids to Code is a parent and teacher's guide to teaching basic programming and problem-solving skills. Together with your kids, you'll learn how to program in Python, the popular and powerful language that's used in college computer science courses and tech companies worldwide, like Google and IBM. But because it's easy to learn, Python makes a great first programming language for kids, too. Filled with visual and game-oriented examples to hold a young programmer's attention, Teach Your Kids to Code has step-by-step explanations that will have kids learning computational thinking concepts in no time flat. You'll explore geometry using the Turtle module, learn Python's syntax, then build fun, playable games, like Yahtzee, War, and Uno. With fun, friendly explanations of "complicated" programming concepts like loops, lists, functions, and variables, the book slowly ramps up to the point where you'll be able to make your own cool games and applications. Teach Your Kids to Code is the perfect companion to an introductory programming class or your after school meet-up. Have a fun (and educational!) afternoon at the computer with your kids.
  • AKIEY 11 years +
    Gerrit Vyn
    11 years +
    • £7.19
    • RRP £8.99
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    People around the world look at photographs and videos to learn about exotic animals. We take these images for granted, but what goes into creating them? Find out what's involved in being a wildlife photographer, the tools and skills you need, and the difficulties of photographing animals that don't always co-operate.
  • AKIFB 11 years +
    Scott Maxwell
    11 years +
    • £7.19
    • RRP £8.99
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    No one has yet visited Mars - at least, no humans have. Robot rovers have explored the surface of the Red Planet, and it's the job of people on Earth to control their every movement. Find out what's involved in being a rover driver, the tools and skills you need, and the difficulties of controlling something that's millions of miles away.
  • AMQYX 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
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    The perfect reference for all students aged 11-14. A combined dictionary and thesaurus, in the best-selling Gem format, with a new flexi binding, it has been developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for both school work and homework. An invaluable two-in-one reference book in a handy, portable and durable format. Clear, straightforward definitions reflect today's language, while the matching thesaurus entries provide a generous choice of synonyms and antonyms. The "Get It Right" supplement addresses the main points in the 3 key curriculum areas of Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling. You can always rely on Collins to provide you with today's English as all our definitions, examples, idioms and usage notes are based on the Collins Corpus - our unrivalled and constantly updated 4.5 billion-word database.
  • AKEJX 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £10.59
    • RRP £10.99
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    Excellent value for money, this book contains all the content and questions from our KS3 revision guide, plus lots of extra practice. Based on research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, this book is guaranteed to help you achieve the best results. More practice material than the market leader! Clear and concise revision notes, plus seven practice opportunities for every topic: * quick tests to check understanding * end of topic practice questions * topic review questions later in book * mixed practice questions at end of book * free Q&A flash cards to download online * more topic by topic practice and mixed practice questions in the added workbook! More practice material than the market leader!
  • AARDH 11 years +
    Chris Oxlade
    11 years +
    • £14.89
    • RRP £14.99
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    Gaming Technology explores the very latest developments in gaming technology and looks forward to possible advances that will enhance our gaming experience. It looks at the electronics behind games and their platforms, developments in graphics and sound, and ways in which we may play games in the future, for example virtual reality. The New Technology series is an exciting, up-to-date look at new technology and the effect it is having on the world. Each title looks forward to likely future technological advances that will affect our everyday lives.
  • AAUUN 11 years +
    Stewart Ross
    11 years +
    • £14.89
    • RRP £14.99
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    Sports Technology looks at developments in the world of sport, and explores the way in which technology has enhanced both the player's and the supporter's experience. It discusses electronic decision-making, advances in technology that have improved equipment, sportswear, athletes' training and performance, and looks at what constitutes cheating. The New Technology series is an exciting, up-to-date look at new technology and the effect it is having on the world. Each title looks forward to likely future technological advances that will affect our everyday lives.
  • AKRJW 12 years +
    Anne Rooney
    12 years +
    • £9.89
    • RRP £9.99
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    When Ben discovers that his Facebook page has been changed, he is worried. Then someone sends emails from his account! Have his personal and work files been hacked? This book looks at the topics of computer science and information and communications technology to explain how Ben's laptop and his company's network have been compromised, and how the systems administrator, network manager, and police investigators can track down the person carrying out the cyber attack.
  • AMRIA 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
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    Collins Easy Learning Writing is an easy-to-use guide on how to write good, clear and effective English. With simple explanations of everything from the basics of sentence and paragraph structure, to writing CVs, letters and essays, this book is a valuable guide for anyone who wants to improve their writing. Collins Easy Learning Writing is the helpful guide to good written style. Covering areas such as sentence structure, punctuation and page layout, all users of English will appreciate the clear advice provided in this book. Each point is described in a user-friendly format, with corpus examples that show how English is really used today.