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Know a child in need of homework help? The Book People offers educational titles and homework books to help with all their school studies. From learning about the stars with our space books for kids, to understanding basic anatomy with our range of human body children's books, you'll find something for every age group and Key Stage.

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Homework Help Books

  • Squeak's Guide to Caring for Your Pet Rats or Mice

    Isabel Thomas

    Product Code: AOH2
    Hardback 5 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    This book is dedicated to the care of domestic rodents including mice and rats.

    Written from the point of view of the animal, it explains how to make them feel at home and how owners of all ages can properly care for these pets. It also covers feeding, exercising and keeping cages clean.
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  • Taking Flight

    Adam Hancher

    Product Code: TFLI
    Hardback 5 years +
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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.
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  • New KS2 English 10-Minute Weekly Workouts: Spelling & Vocabulary - Year 4

    CGP Books

    Product Code: CCADY
    Paperback
    "For regular vocabulary and spelling practice, there's nothing better than CGP's Weekly Workouts - all perfectly levelled for pupils in Year 4! This book contains a workout for every week of the school year - each consisting of a mixture of spelling questions to improve pupils' skills, vocab questions to expand pupils' vocabularies and help them deal with trickier words, plus fun word puzzles. Answers are included at the back of the book in a cut-out section, alongside a handy chart to track pupils' progress. "
  • KS2 English Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling SATs Practice Test Papers

    Letts KS2

    Product Code: BTZQT
    Paperback 10 years +
    Level: KS2 Subject: English Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Don't panic, Letts will get you through your test. * Get ready for SATs with 3 sets of tests * Prepare with realistic SATs-style questions * Check the answers to see how well you're doing These practice papers have been made ready for the 2019 tests, so you can be too! Each set includes Paper 1 (questions) and Paper 2 (spelling). They have everything you need to take and mark the tests, making it really simple to prepare for your SATs.
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  • Ancient Egypt

    DK

    Product Code: BXGJT
    Paperback
    From pyramids and pharaohs to tombs and Tutankhamun, unlock the secrets of ancient Egypt in this brilliant mini encyclopedia about one of the world's greatest civilizations. What was it like to be a pharaoh? Who built the pyramids, and how? How was a mummy made and why did the ancient Egyptians mummify cats? Learn how to spell your name in hieroglyphs and how to count ancient-Egyptian style. Find out about everyday life in ancient Egypt - the toys children played with, what music was popular, how people dressed, and what they ate - in this essential reference guide. With amazing encyclopedic stats, cool pictures, and incredible facts, Pocket Eyewitness Ancient Egypt takes you back in time, and is the perfect introduction to the history of ancient Egypt for young readers.
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  • Ancient Rome

    DK

    Product Code: BXGMD
    Paperback
    Travel back in time in this essential mini encyclopedia to the mighty Roman empire, with all the information you need to know about gods, gladiators, baths, battles, and more! Did you know that audiences of up to 50,000 people watched entertainments in the Colosseum in Rome, and their tickets were numbered pieces of broken pottery? Or that Romans went to public baths to get clean, but there wasn't any soap as they rubbed themselves with olive oil instead. No? Then you need this brilliant mini book to learn the really important facts about one of history's greatest civilisations. Packed with pictures, Pocket Eyewitness Ancient Rome uses bite-sized chunks of information, including amazing stats and facts, to make learning fun. Ideal for school projects and homework assignments, Pocket Eyewitness Ancient Rome is the perfect guide for young historians.
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  • 11+ Verbal Reasoning Progress Papers Book 2: KS2, Ages 9-12

    Schofield & Sims

    Product Code: BMWSD
    Paperback 9 years +
    Aimed at children aged 9 to 12 years, the Schofield & Sims Verbal Reasoning Progress Papers provide rigorous and flexible practice for the 11+ and other school selection tests. The papers cover more than 40 verbal reasoning question types that commonly feature in the 11+, developing children's logic, critical thinking, vocabulary, spelling and problem-solving skills. Children can either work through the papers systematically for all-round revision or focus on questions from several tests at once for targeted practice of specific topics. Each book contains six assessment papers, each with 100 questions. The papers are suitable for use at home, in school, or with a tutor, and may take between 45 and 75 minutes to complete. Questions increase in difficulty throughout the series, providing a clear measure of progress. Key features include a `Progress chart' for recording scores and tracking improvement, and a separate pull-out answer booklet with marking guidance for all tests. A selection of free downloads, including a `Topics chart' and a `Sample paper', is also available from the Schofield & Sims website.
    • £4.89
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  • Rotten Rulers

    Terry Deary

    Product Code: BTPVH
    Paperback
    Readers can discover all the foul facts about ROTTEN RULERS, including who gave the job of high priest to a donkey, who choked to death while eating a crow and who celebrated victory by eating his enemy's head? With a bold, accessible new look and a heap of extra-horrible bits, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.
    • £7.19
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  • New Grade 9-1 GCSE Physical Education OCR Revision Question Cards

    CGP Books

    Product Code: CBYGT
    Other
    The best way to check if you're really ready for the OCR GCSE PE exams is by using CGP's unbeatable Revision Question Cards! There are 63 cards in the pack, covering every key Grade 9-1 topic. Each one starts off with quick questions to warm you up, followed by harder questions to get your brain into top gear, including a section of questions on Using Data. Flip the card over and you'll find full answers to each question, carefully written to help you understand everything you need to know. Plus, there's a revision tip on each card. Amazing! You'll find study notes for the whole course in CGP's OCR GCSE PE Revision Guide (9781789083200).
  • New Grade 9-1 GCSE Physical Education Edexcel Revision Question Cards

    CGP Books

    Product Code: CBYGU
    Other
    Think you're ready for the Edexcel GCSE PE exams? Put your knowledge to the test with CGP's unmissable Revision Question Cards! There are 63 cards in the pack, covering every key Grade 9-1 topic. Each one starts off with quick questions to warm you up, followed by harder questions to get your brain into top gear, including a section of questions on Using Data. Flip the card over and you'll find full answers to each question, carefully written to help you understand everything you need to know. Plus, there's a revision tip on each card. Amazing! You'll find study notes for the whole course in CGP's Edexcel GCSE PE Revision Guide (9781782945338).
  • The Book of Animal Superheroes

    David Dean

    Product Code: CBQVS
    Hardback
    Discover real-life stories of animals who have achieved the most heroic or astounding feats. A fascinating combination of true-life tales of heroic animals and information on incredible topics such as animal senses, intelligence, communication and the importance of animal conservation. Included are the heart-warming stories of Mari the Japanese Shiba Inu who saved her puppies and human owner from the destruction of an earthquake, Digit the gorilla whose brave actions highlighted the importance of gorilla conversation worldwide, Lin Wang the war elephant who became a national hero and so many more. A real highlight of this gorgeous book is the stunning artwork of David Dean, whose paintings bring drama and atmosphere to every scene, and a foreword by television presenter and veterinarian Jess French.
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  • Planetarium Postcards

    Chris Wormell

    Product Code: CBQHE
    Other
    This collection of 50 postcards features Chris Wormell's incredible illustrations of astronomical objects. From the Sun and our Solar System, to the Milky Way and the Universe beyond, these images are perfect for sending to your friends or pinning on your wall.
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  • Hidden Wonders

    Lonely Planet Kids

    Product Code: CAVDR
    Hardback
    Take a journey into the unknown and discover the planet's wildest and most wonderful sights. Paddle through the eerie glowworm caves of New Zealand, ride with the wild horses of the Namib desert, swing off the end of the world in Ecuador, and be amazed at hundreds more wonders you never knew existed! This travel companion for the incurably curious is your guide to finding the world's most amazing secret places. So grab your compass and let's get started as you explore the far corners of our world. Start your adventure in the west at Hawaii's Pineapple Garden Maze, before travelling along the line of longitude to Vanuatu's underwater post office. Get ready to bungee jump off a road to nowhere in the Brazilian jungle, or lose yourself in the world's largest maze. Whether deep underwater in a prehistoric grotto or high on a cliff at the tip of a rock troll's tongue, afloat on waters as pink as a rose or swimming with pigs on a sandy beach, adventure awaits around every corner. About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!
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  • Full of Beans

    Peggy Thomas

    Product Code: CBWSN
    Hardback
    Famous car-maker and businessman Henry Ford loved beans. And he showed great innovation with his determination to build his most inventive car--one completely made of soybeans. With a mind for ingenuity, Henry Ford looked to improve life for others. After the Great Depression struck, Ford especially wanted to support ailing farmers. For two years, Ford and his team researched ways to use farmers' crops in his Ford Motor Company. They discovered that the soybean was the perfect answer. Soon, Ford's cars contained many soybean plastic parts, and Ford incorporated soybeans into every part of his life. He ate soybeans, he wore clothes made of soybean fabric, and he wanted to drive soybeans, too. Award-winning author Peggy Thomas and illustrator Edwin Fotheringham explore this American icon's little-known quest.
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  • A Songbird Dreams of Singing

    Kate Hosford

    Product Code: CBQXL
    Hardback
    Do you know how animals sleep? Otters fall asleep while holding hands; zebra finches practise their songs while dreaming; dolphins keep one half of their brain awake . . . Beautiful poems about sleeping animals are interspersed with fascinating facts and beautiful illustrations - making this the perfect bedtime book!
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  • Dig to the Centre of the Earth

    Dougal Jerram

    Product Code: CBQPT
    Hardback
    You are about to embark on a truly epic adventure. You are going to dig to the centre of the Earth. But you are going to need more than a spade for this mammoth task. Experience the sights of the crust with its hoard of fossils, diamonds and crystal caves. Surf the mantle and watch out for hidden magma chambers. Be the first to arrive at the core and discover what it feels like to be at the heart of the planet we call home. Written as an explorer's guide and packed with scientific facts about the stuff beneath our feet, this book is guaranteed to inspire any young scientist.
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  • Toto

    Ximo Abadia

    Product Code: CBPQB
    Paperback
    Living in a small town, Toto wishes to escape the inevitable life in front of him. He will never become a porter, he will become an astronaut instead! He bravely packs his bags, kisses his parents goodbye and sets off for the bright lights of the big city. Even when all his money for astronaut school is stolen by thieves, his hard work and stubborn determination sees him through. The small town villagers are awoken in the night by a huge roar - and are delighted to see Toto has come back to them on a rocket - his dreams finally a reality! This quirky, original story by the highly-acclaimed artist Ximo Abadia has an important message - never give up on your dreams. An endearing tale illustrated with vivid surrealist artwork, this story is as imaginative as it is bold.
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  • Snow Leopard: Grey Ghost of the Mountain

    Justin Anderson

    Product Code: CBPIL
    Hardback
    A new Nature Storybook about one of the most beautiful creatures in the world, with words by Planet Earthproducer Justin Anderson and pictures by Patrick Benson. A spellbinding new Nature Storybook about snow leopards, with words by Planet Earth producer and first-time children's author Justin Anderson and pictures from award-winning artist Patrick Benson. "Something moves in the rocks ahead. My hands start to tremble. My heart is beating fast. There, just a few footsteps away, is a snow leopard..." Join us on a journey high into the snowy peaks of the Himalaya, and discover the secret world of a rare and utterly majestic creature - how it has adapted to the harsh environment it lives in and how it looks after its young. Complete with an index and a conservation note, this is a wonderful addition to the series and the debut of an exciting new voice in non-fiction writing for children.
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  • A World of Plants

    Martin Jenkins

    Product Code: CBPII
    Hardback
    A stunningly illustrated guide to the fascinating world of plants and botanical history. Discover incredible facts and marvel at what plants can do in this beautiful book from conservation biologist and award-winning author Martin Jenkins, stylishly illustrated by print-maker James Brown. Covering over twenty-five topics, learn all about the different types of plant - from carnivorous, to climbing, to tropical; explore the world of trees; discover how plants have evolved and continue to survive in extreme environments and most importantly, how crucial they are to our life on Planet Earth. From the domestic to the international, there is something for the whole family here. Whether you want to learn the basics of photosynthesis, or explore the hidden world of Victorian plant hunters, this is a lively, engaging and visually stunning look at the world of plants.
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  • The Ladybird Big Book of Dead Things

    Ned Hartley

    Product Code: CAWJJ
    Hardback
    Welcome to the Museum of Dead Things. Your expert guides are here to introduce you to the exhibits, from fierce dinosaurs to exploding dead stars. The Big Book of Dead Things is a funny, stylishly-illustrated non-fiction guide to all things dead and gone. The stylish illustrations and engaging animal characters bring a broad range of topics alive, from dinosaurs and prehistoric animals to astronomy and ancient history. Meet Ancient Egyptian mummies and learn their secrets; romp through prehistoric worlds with dinosaurs, and learn all about the death of stars.
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  • Almost an Animal Alphabet

    Katie Viggers

    Product Code: BZQKG
    Hardback
    From anteaters and bears, to yetis and zebras, this charming animal alphabet book takes children on a journey all the way from A to Z (well, almost...). Learn your ABC's through a whole cast of your animal favourites.
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  • The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal

    Nick Seluk

    Product Code: BZMZQ
    Paperback
    Oh hey! Guess what? Did you know that the Sun never stops working to keep things here on Earth working smoothly? This funny and factual picture book explains every part of the Sun's big job: keeping our solar system together, giving Earth day and night, keeping us warm, and more. In fact, the Sun doesso much for us that we wouldn't be alive without it. That's kind of a big deal. Each spread features bite-sized text and comic-style art with sidebars sprinkled throughout. So why does the Sun get to be the centre of attention? Because it's our solar system's very own star! Includes pull-out solar system poster! Content includes: the solar system solar eclipse the equator the seasons the water cycle photosynthesis myths about the Sun
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  • Stephen Hawking

    Nikki Sheehan

    Product Code: BZMKV
    Paperback
    Stephen Hawking: stargazer, physicist, icon. Award-winning children's author and journalist, Nikki Sheehan, explores the life of the inspirational scientist Stephen Hawking. A Life Story: This gripping series throws the reader directly into the lives of modern society's most influential figures. With striking black-and-white illustration along with timelines and never-heard-before facts. Also in the series: Katherine Johnson: A Life Story Rosalind Franklin: A Life Story Alan Turing: A Life Story
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  • Hide-and-Seek, Baby Shark! (BB)

    Scholastic Inc

    Product Code: BZMKI
    Other
    Doo doo doo doo doo doo! The bestselling BABY SHARK now stars in an exciting novelty format with 3D vinyl sharks and cut-through holes throughout! Sing along and count down with Baby Shark in this playful hide-and-seek novelty story - a new follow-up to the bestselling picture book! Run and hide, doo doo doo doo doo doo! Run and hide, doo doo doo doo doo doo! Run and hide, doo doo doo doo doo doo! RUN AND HIDE! Kids and grown-ups alike will delight in this silly interactive story of a shark family's adventure full of 3D sharks to touch and count, and a catchy tune you won't be able to stop singing.
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Homework is a fundamental part of a child’s education, as it affords them the opportunity to work independently, and develop their much-needed problem-solving skills. That’s where our huge range of books to help with homework come in.

Make learning fun

All children need some support with schoolwork sometimes, and our homework help books are extremely useful and seriously fun.

Books covering all ages

Whether your child is just starting out in education, or is tackling their GCSEs, we stock lots of great titles in maths, literacy, history, geography, science and more that will enhance their academic potential in an enjoyable and engaging way.

No subject is too tricky

With the assistance of a homework book, children have the opportunity to work at their own pace, unlike when watching videos which sometimes fly through lessons. This allows children to develop at their own pace, giving them the confidence to progress and succeed.

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