Children's Books

Homework Help Books

  • WTBH 7 years +
    Christopher Lloyd
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This history wallbook includes a 2-metre-long, fold-out timeline that contains over 1,000 pictures and captions telling the story of our world. Covering natural history, human achievements across all of the continents and so much more, it comes with a handy pocket magnifier so your children can read all the intricate details.

    This book also contains The Wallbook Chronicle: a captivating newspaper-like read that will take your children on a further, more in-depth blitz through 14 billion years of big history.

    From the very start of the universe with the Big Bang all the way through to the moon landing and beyond, it is an accessible guide to major historical events. There are even crosswords, quizzes and readers' letters for your little historian to enjoy.
  • 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.
  • You Wouldn't Want to Live Without... Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781912006762
    YWWL 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £83.88
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    • Just 83.00p 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)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £47.94
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    • Just £1.33 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 11 years +
    Collins Dictionaries
    11 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Especially written for students aged 11 and over 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.
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780198411093 - Julia Donaldson
    SONB 4 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    4 years +
    (56)
    • £16.99
    • RRP £128.82
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    • Just 47.00p 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.
  • Letts Magical Skills: Ages 5-7 Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007961658
    MSKL 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    These activity books have been especially written to help children aged 5 and over learn all about the magic of maths and English.

    Fun and interactive, they're sure to engage and motivate young learners and are bursting with magical characters and illustrations to inspire key skills practice.

    A great aid to their lessons at school, these books look at addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and phonics, spelling and handwriting.
  • Letts Magical Skills: Ages 7-9 Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007961764
    LMAG 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    These interactive, step-by-step activity books have been especially written to help children aged 7 and over learn all about the magic of maths and English.

    Fun and interactive, they're sure to engage and motivate young learners and are bursting with magical characters and illustrations to inspire key skills practice.

    A great aid to their lessons at school, these books look at addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and spelling and grammar.
  • Spectacular Visual Guides Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781912006977
    SPVG 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £59.90
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    • Just £1.20 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.
  • 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 +
    (6)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £79.84
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    • Just 62.00p 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.
  • LTFM 5 years +
    Rosie Hore
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Telling the time is an essential life skill and it's never too early to learn how to do it. This fun book explains not only how to figure out what time it is but also answers questions about different time zones and the sunrise.

    It reveals fascinating information including the time that birds wake up and provides an introduction to the months of the year. An essential book for preschoolers, this will come in very useful and help them learn everything they ever wanted to know about time.

    This book is highly useful and even gives children the chance to make their own clock with moving hands!
  • Living Things Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781911341567
    LTHB 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £27.96
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    • Just £1.25 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.
  • Lift-the-Flap: Computers and Coding - Hardback - 9781409591511 - Rosie Dickins
    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.
  • Your Faith Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781786372116
    YRFH 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £47.94
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    This essential collection introduces young learners to the concept of religion and covers Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism.

    Each book explores the core traits of each religion and covers the places of worship, festivals, celebrations and religious ceremonies that belong to each one. Very accessibly written, they all feature engaging illustrations.

    Visually stimulating, these books are full of fascinating facts and will encourage children to consider a diversity of religious beliefs and cultural traditions.
  • SITU 6 years +
    Alex Frith
    6 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    An awe-inspiring lift-the-flap book from the experts at Usborne, See Inside the Universe will help answer every question children aged 6 and over will have about outer space, stars, galaxies and beyond...

    What is the universe made of? Where did everything come from? What is in the far reaches of outer space? Children will have hours of fun lifting over 70 flaps and poring over the jaw-dropping facts in this thoroughly entertaining and mind-bogglingly amazing book. Packed with bright and bold illustrations, the book is the perfect first introduction to this complex science topic.

    From the Big Bang to supernovas, black holes, the history of astronomy, our own place in space and much, much more, with See Inside the Universe children will make amazing discoveries to unlock the secrets and mysteries of the universe for themselves.
  • FDAB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Children who are muddled by maths will be able to get to grips with this notoriously tricky subject by working their way through this activity book from the experts at Usborne.

    Full of mazes, colour-by-numbers, logic puzzles, sticker puzzles, connect-the-dots and more, each page explains a different tip or technique for fractions, decimals and percentages.

    There are also appealing themes on each double-page spread that tie the activities together including pirates, a fairground and a dog show. There are also 'test yourself' pages scattered throughout the book so children can check their progress and stickers to use in the activities and be used as rewards.
  • SPCH 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    This book not only teaches children all the spelling rules but also will help them learn how to spell over 2,000 words.

    With an appealing visual style, it explains the useful spelling rules and patterns; focuses on the key word lists your children need to know; and will explain about some of the tricky words that trip all ages up.

    Providing plenty of practice and support, Spell Check is sure to make your children spelling superstars.
  • STEM Activity Book Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781909767959
    STEM 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £27.96
    • Save £21.97
    • Just £1.50 per book
    STEM - science, technology, engineering and maths - has become a very important concept for children to study and learn from while they're at school. This collection of four books covers each subject and is packed with activities to help children learn in a fun and interactive fashion.

    From how pumps and hinges work to the differences between renewable and non-renewable energy, these books are packed with clear and easy-to-understand facts. There are also practical, hands-on activities to help children learn about the likes of coding and motors.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these books are sure to inspire them to learn and discover more about the world around them and even perhaps inspire them to come up with their own inventions.