Primary

Primary School Citizenship & PSHE Books

  • YAWS 9 years +
    Matthew Syed
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Praised by Dermot O'Leary, two-time Olympian Matthew Syed's You Are Awesome is a motivational book that encourages children to challenge the beliefs that hold them back.

    Full of tips and advice that will inspire a more positive mindset, it's encouraging and empowering reading for any introverted children. Matthew explains how having a negative attitude and thinking you can't do things more often than not leads to not being able to carry out tasks.

    However, if your children can build their resilience and change their mindset, things could be very different. He looks at how everyone from Mozart to Serena Williams got to the top of their respective fields through hard work and dedication and how kids can use these figures as inspiration on their way to becoming happy, successful adults.
  • RLN2 8 years +
    Rebecca Langston-George
    8 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    With images inspired by the animated aspects of the documentary He Named Me Malala, this is a powerful book all about activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Malala Yousafzai.

    Vibrantly presented, it will introduce children who may not be familiar with her to Malala's incredible story. Growing up in a world where women are supposed to stay silent, Malala defied the Taliban's rules and spoke out for her rights - getting shot for her beliefs.

    A passionate believer of education for all, this is a retelling of the story of one of the world's most extraordinary - and brave - figures.
  • KNU2 8 years +
    Marne Ventura
    8 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    Kunkush is a cat who was separated from his family when they fled Iraq to become refugees in Europe. This is the heart-warming and poignant true story of how they reunited.

    Fully illustrated in stunning style, the narrative will help children understand more about refugees and the obstacles they have to overcome in order to find a better life while Kunkush is a lovable character that is sure to delight cat lovers of all ages.
  • REFG 7 years +
    Harriet Brundle
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Why do people become refugees?
    How does it feel to be a refugee?
    How do refugees travel to a new home?

    This informative book introduces children to the subject of refugees and explains what they are and all the troubles they face as they attempt to find a new home. With accessible text, it aims to help children understand the issue from a range of perspectives.

    Presented in a sturdy hardback format, this book is bursting with informative and factual information and is full of photographs and diagrams that will engage young readers and inspire them to join in the debate.
  • WIRC 7 years +
    Harriet Brundle
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Racism is sadly a very topical issue right now and this informative hardback book will show children what exactly it is, how it can happen and what they can do to help stop it.

    This easy-to-read book examines the issue from a wide range of perspectives and is full of information, modern images and accessible text that will encourage children to get involved in the debate.
  • POLB 9 years +
    Kellan Stover
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    So many young people are getting interested and involved in politics and this accessibly illustrated book helps children as young as 9 understand more about this complex world.

    It reveals what an election is, how people get to become prime minister or president and how immigration works. It also covers topics including capitalism, socialism, nationalism, terrorism, voting systems, free speech and human rights.

    Published by Usborne, this is a great book for children to dip in and out of.
  • Help Your Kids with Growing Up - Paperback - 9780241315279 - Robert Winston
    HKGU
    Robert Winston
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Professor, scientist, TV presenter and bestselling author Robert Winston provides a guide to growing up that will help you help your tweens tackle their route through puberty.

    From the menstrual cycle to sexting and cyber-bullying, this visual guide to adolescence is full of straightforward and unpatronising advice. It tackles key topics including sexuality and body image and offers advice on internet safety.

    The stunning graphics and illustrations help make these tricky topics far more accessible. This is a quick-reference guide that belongs on every family's bookshelf as children grow up...
  • LTBB 7 years +
    Molly Potter
    7 years +
    (3)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This illustrated book provides a clear and honest approach to the difficult subjects of puberty, sex, reproduction and relationships. It's perfect for helping you explain the facts of life to your children.

    Written by the author of previous Book People favourite How Are You Feeling Today?, this all-encompassing picture book will help you answer all those difficult questions as children start to wonder about their bodies. It's perfect for helping you ease them into understanding the subtleties of growing up.

    Written with honesty and sensitivity and with clear and concise language, this book explains all about different kinds of sexual partnerships and relationships and includes a guide for handling children's questions and feelings about their bodies.

    Please be advised that this book covers mature themes about growing up including sex, gender and relationships with honesty.
  • WHMB 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
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    Presented here in a bespoke hardback format for Book People, What's Happening to Me? (Boys) is a helpful and sensitive guide to growing up that gives straightforward information on the physical changes and emotional upheaval that your young son can expect as he heads towards puberty.

    Tricky topics are demystified and What's Happening to Me? is a reassuring and entertaining read for children aged from 8 and over.
  • AOE2 5 years +
    Amanda F. Doering
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Jamie, Terry, and Sydney have been going to Camp Barkley every summer since they were puppies. But when a new dog named Taylor joins their cabin, Taylor's mean jokes make Jamie feel left out and picked on. Young readers watch Jamie struggle with Taylor's jokes and learn safe ways to make it stop. Sensitive illustrations of gender-neutral animal characters help all children relate to the issue of covert, or indirect, bullying.
  • AKZ2 5 years +
    Melissa Higgins
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Bailey is a raccoon who loves math and the superhero Mighty Raccoon. But Bailey is getting physically bullied by Kim, a dog at school. Young readers watch Bailey struggle with bullying and learn safe ways to make it stop. Sensitive illustrations of gender-neutral animal characters help all children relate to the issue of physical bullying.
  • AIY2 5 years +
    Amanda F. Doering
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Casey the rabbit loves to play goalie on the soccer team. But when Casey fails to block a goal, Dana the squirrel starts calling Casey hurtful names. Young readers watch Casey struggle with bullying and learn safe ways to make it stop. Sensitive illustrations of gender-neutral animal characters help all children relate to the issue of verbal bullying.
  • EFR2 3 years +
    Patricia Hegarty
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    With a focus on encouraging acceptance and understanding, this book shows children how although there may be many different types of family, they all share similarities.

    Very sensitively handled and stunningly illustrated, this book focuses on 10 different families and celebrates their everyday differences and similarities as they eat, sleep, work and play together.

    The families are from different cultures, religions and backgrounds and the rhyming text just adds to the celebratory feel.
  • AHX2 6 years +
    Emily James
    6 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    This book is full of tips that will help children become good citizens. It has a fun question-and-answer format that helps children take pride in themselves and tips on how they can help make the world a better place.
  • PILT 7 years +
    Steve Martin
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Packed with brilliant illustrations, this fun-filled activity book shows children all the skills they'll need if they're to achieve their dream of flying helicopters, jets or commercial aeroplanes.

    From taking off to navigating and landing, this book is full of practical projects that will help readers pick up the basics of flying in a hands-on way. It also includes stickers, posters and a press-out model of an aeroplane for budding pilots to put together.

    Among those projects featured are a make-your-own rotocopter, a string radio and a kite. There are also activities that will help children get to know a flight deck and work out an itinerary.
  • Eat Smart Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781784938987
    ETSM 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £24.95
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    This is a collection of hands-on healthy eating books that use fun activities, recipes and facts to explore different food groups including vegetables; fruit; meat and fish; dairy; and cereals.

    From the farm to the shop and then on to your plate, these books explain where food comes from and how the various types help our bodies when we eat them. The activities also encourage children to think about food variety and what they should put into their bodies in order to stay strong and healthy.

    Accessibly written, these books also have food fact boxes to provide fascinating information about food in bite-sized chunks.
  • MEB2 8 years +
    8 years +
    (6)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    What's Happening to Me? (Boys) is a helpful and sensitive guide to growing up and gives straightforward information on the physical changes and emotional upheaval that your young son can expect as he heads towards puberty.

    Tricky topics are demystified and What's Happening to Me? is a reassuring and entertaining read for children aged from 8 and over.
  • WPL 9 years +
    Susan Meredith
    9 years +
    (10)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.00
    What's Happening to Me? (Girls) is an easy-to-understand guide to the physical changes and emotional upheavals that occur as girls reach puberty.

    With witty and attractive illustrations, this book is suitable for readers aged 8 and over. It helps demystify the key questions surrounding puberty and gives reassurance and practical advice on how children can cope with the changes.
  • SHQ2 Toddlers
    Anthea Simmons
    Toddlers
    • £5.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Attractive illustrations from Georgie Birkett and a fun storyline by Anthea Simmons make Share! an endearing picture book to read if your young one has a younger brother or sister who is a bit of a nuisance at times. In Share! our heroine has to come to terms with a baby brother who wrecks her toys at every opportunity. Parents and toddlers from 1+ will love this sweet and reassuring story with its gentle message.
  • AKX2 6 years +
    Linda Staniford
    6 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    This book looks at the work carried out by police and how this helps keep us safe. It also provides an overview of investigations and how police solve crimes.
  • AKY2 6 years +
    Nick Robison
    6 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    There has possibly never been a more divisive president of the United States than Donald Trump. The 45th man to take this honour, this book covers his life and how he went from being a successful businessman to a popular reality TV star and then the most powerful man in America.
  • AHY2 6 years +
    Emily James
    6 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Children can learn all about just how important respect is with this easy-to-follow book. It has a fun question-and-answer format that helps them understand how they should treat others how they'd want to be treated themselves.
  • AUMGO 3 years +
    Grace Jones
    3 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    Our Values gives readers their first taste of some of the most important values in today's world. Here children can explore what it means to be part of a society and discover the cultural and spiritual diversity that life has to offer.
  • AUMGP 3 years +
    Grace Jones
    3 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £2.60
    Our Values gives readers their first taste of some of the most important values in today's world. Here children can explore what it means to be part of a society and discover the cultural and spiritual diversity that life has to offer.