Children's Books

Homework Help Books

  • WTSH 7 years +
    Christopher Lloyd
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This history wallbook includes a huge (two metres!) fold-out timeline that contains pictures and captions telling the story of William Shakespeare.

    With hundreds of illustrations showcasing all of the Bard's comedies, histories and tragedies, this is a wonderfully accessible introduction to all his work and is sure to come in handy during English lessons.

    It even includes The Wallbook Chronicle, a newspaper that gives further information about Shakespeare's plays and their influence on culture and history.
  • Code Your Own Games Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781784930769
    CYOG 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £19.96
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    From drawing simple shapes to building games and learning essential coding concepts, this collection will show children how to complete simple and practical tasks using Scratch in a fun and adventure-filled way.

    With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, the books focus on a medieval adventure starring Sir Percival; a pirates' search for lost treasure; a hunt for gold in the jungle with Captain Maria; and a space battle.

    Format: Paperback
  • Fundamental Science Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781911341970
    FNSC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £79.90
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    • Just 80.00p per book
    These 10 books cover everything children will be studying during their science lessons at Key Stage 1.

    With activities, experiments and ideas for investigations, they cover senses, health, everyday materials and so much more. Highly accessible, they're full of diagrams and helpful photographs to help children understand the notoriously tricky concepts.

    The books provide fascinating explanations of natural phenomena and encourage children to observe and investigate the world around them and think critically about anything scientific.

    Format: Paperback
  • HBGM 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Part of Carol Vorderman's bestselling DK series, How to Be Good at Maths covers all the topics that children aged between 7 and 11 will experience as they study the Key Stage 2 curriculum.

    Massive both in its size and in its content, the book contains step-by-step explanations for mathematical questions and uses colourful graphics to make understanding them easier. There are also 'Try It Out' features so children can put what they've learned into practice.

    Covering numbers, calculations, measurements, geometry, statistics and algebra in detail, this is a book to provide help for all the family when it comes to tricky maths questions.
  • You Wouldn't Want to Live Without... Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781912006762
    YWWL 7 years +
    7 years +
    (4)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £83.88
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    • Just 67.00p per book
    With colourful and witty illustrations throughout, the 12 books in this collection will help children understand what life would be like without toilets (ewww!); gravity (fun and floaty?); and the internet (gasp, horror!).

    There's also a book that shows what life would be like without books... horrible, we're sure you will agree. Perfect for budding historians, these books tell the fascinating and world-changing stories of technological innovations, professions and natural phenomena that most of us take for granted.

    The artwork makes them wonderfully accessible and there are also explanatory diagrams to showcase the scientific and historical developments.
  • MIDA 7 years +
    Eric A. Kimmel
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    This beautifully illustrated book introduces a whole host of gods and goddesses and men, women and monsters from Ancient Greek myths.

    Containing 12 stories from Greek mythology, it will help children learn all about Pandora and her dreaded box; Icarus and his wings of wax; and the greedy, gold-fingered King Midas.

    Each story has been retold in accessible style and this text is complemented by the breathtaking and vibrant artwork.
  • 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.
  • Nature's Life Cycles Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781526304346
    NTLC 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £7.00
    • RRP £47.94
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    • Just £1.17 per book
    Presented with simple text and appealing photographs, this non-fiction collection will delight any young nature enthusiast.

    Focusing on curriculum subjects, it provides information on the life cycles of chickens, bees, frogs, beans, owls and ladybirds. These books are full of fascinating information and each stage in the subject's life cycle is shown using a simple symbol.

    Each of these books will come in useful for school studies and for general nature-based hobbies.
  • CSTD 14 years +
    Collins Dictionaries
    14 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Especially written for students aged 14 and over and for use in both class and at home, this curriculum-based student dictionary from the experts at Collins is a must-have for every child's rucksack.

    Including curriculum and technical terms, and additional features such as etymologies, word histories, grammar and more, the dictionary has been produced with the help of teachers across the key stage 4 and 5 levels to ensure that it meets the need of every child preparing for and working through their GCSE studies.

    Including a Survival Guide to English with advice on writing and exam techniques, the Collins Student Dictionary is clearly written and sure to give your child a boost going into exams.

    Please be advised this dictionary includes all kinds of words, including some that could be considered offensive.
  • A Street Through Time - Hardback - 9781409382225 - Steve Noon
    ASTT 7 years +
    Steve Noon
    7 years +
    (4)
    • £4.00
    • RRP £9.99
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    Take a 12,000-year walk through history with Steve Noon's award-winning A Street Through Time.

    Beautiful and absorbing illustrations bring fourteen key periods in history to life in this wonderfully informative book. Children aged 7 and over will be fascinated as they watch the street change as buildings go up and come down; and they will also have the chance to learn about how people lived in years gone by.

    They can even search and locate the objects that have survived throughout the ages! A Street Through Time shows people at work, war and play and is sure to be returned to again and again as children (and adults!) spot new details every time.
  • What If ...? Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781784936082
    WHAF 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just 80.00p per book
    With their engaging question-and-answer format, these 10 books will help children learn and understand all about dinosaurs, jungle animals and sea creatures.

    Full of funny situations that children are sure to relate to, they answer questions like just how many hamburgers it would take to feed a T-rex and what a shark would have to have done if he went to a dentist.

    Every book has colourful and hilarious artwork that will appeal to young children and there are plenty of fun facts to pore over.
  • CCSA 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    With 300 stickers and a hands-on approach to learning, this book will tell children what's inside their computers and how their apps and games are made.

    It also explains how simple instructions tell a computer what to do and describes the basics of coding in a very accessible way. It's a great book for schoolchildren who are learning about IT and it encourages them to discover the fact-packed world of technology.

    It even features fun activities, puzzles and mazes to complete.
  • 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.
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780198411093 - Julia Donaldson
    SONB 4 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    4 years +
    (58)
    • £15.00
    • RRP £128.82
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    • Just 42.00p per book
    Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are especially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read.

    From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones.

    Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in primary school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
  • FGK2 7 years +
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    This book will be available to buy from 1 August onwards. Full of fantastic facts, this illustrated book provides children with an introduction to some of the greatest women of all time - and reveals their actions that shaped and changed the world.

    Presented in a very contemporary style by Kate Pankhurst - a descendant of Emmeline Pankhurst, no less - this book has cool artwork and accessible, bite-sized facts for children (and you!) to pore over.

    Among the incredible women it covers are leader of the Suffragettes Emmeline Pankhurst, adventurer and pilot Amelia Earhart and African-American civil rights activist Rosa Parks. This is an inspirational book that covers some of the key moments in history and it's sure to encourage children to read further.
  • Spectacular Visual Guides Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781912006977
    SPVG 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £59.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This 10-book collection provides accounts of how some of the world's most important inventions were built and how they work - some of which to this very day.

    Full of eye-catching illustrations and detailed and informative text, the books cover the likes of Egyptian pyramids, viking towns and Greek temples.

    Perfect for children fascinated in history, these books will become handy study aids and are sure to keep children absorbed for hours on end.
  • 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!
  • The Shakespeare Stories Collection - 16 Books - Collection - 9781408344880 - Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    NSHK 7 years +
    Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross
    7 years +
    (8)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £79.84
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    • Just 50.00p per book
    It's now over 400 years since the Bard died and his work still remains just as relevant and compelling today. Boasting 16 of William Shakespeare's most popular and enduring plays, this collection contains rewritten versions of all his most well-known tales.

    From the tragedy of Macbeth to the humour of Much Ado About Nothing, this superb collection of paperbacks makes an excellent introduction to Shakespeare for younger readers.

    The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life, allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.

    Please note that although these books are suitable for children aged 9 and over to enjoy independently, the themes they cover mean they may be considered more suitable for shared reading with children aged 7 plus.
  • WME2 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Read with Biff, Chip & Kipper Word Games Flashcards is a genius way to encourage early reading skills for children from 3 and over.

    The 55 word cards give you and your child a choice of games to play, including Snap, Lotto, a memory matching game, and the mix-up-words-in-a-sentence game!

    The set has easy-to-follow instructions and will inspire you and your child to have lots of word game fun.
  • Living Things and Their Habitats Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781911341567
    LTHB 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £27.96
    • Save £23.96
    • Just £1.00 per book
    This series of books explains to children how living things depend on each other and their environment for survival. They're packed with facts, core curriculum information and fantastic photographs.

    They explain the connections and interactions between the plants and animals and how these can help them make their habitats home.

    There are books dedicated to woodlands, gardens, ponds and rock pools.
  • 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.
  • LFCC 7 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Making them easy to understand, this lift-the-flap book from Usborne will tell children everything they could ever want to know about computers and coding.

    As they lift each flap, children will be able to see what goes on inside a computer - from how a keyboard works to how they use memory to turn tiny dots known as pixels into stunning pictures.

    Wonderfully straightforward and making complex themes accessible for children (and adults!) aged 7 and over, this book has puzzles to try, useful words to learn and quirky facts to devour!
  • 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.