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Our citizenship and PSHE books will help children understand what happens as they start to grow up and develop more feelings. They also cover a number of first concepts.

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Subjects : Primary School Citizenship & PSHE Books

  • Will You Be My Friend?

    Molly Potter

    Product Code: WYBM
    Hardback 3 years +
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    Filled with beautiful illustrations, this humorous and charming book will prompt children to discuss the idea of friendship. Every double-page spread has a question at the top and then hints and advice on what being a good friend entails.

    This picture book asks what makes someone a friend; how we make friends; what you can do to be a good friend; and what things make people not-so-good friends.

    This book also has a friendship quiz on the back page and a guide for parents to help you deal with issues if your children have bad friendship experiences.
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  • Incredible Jobs You've Probably Never Heard Of

    Product Code: IJNH
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Your children may already have decided on their dream jobs but this jaw-dropping book might change their minds... It covers unlikely jobs ranging from babysitting sloths to dusting dinosaurs!

    There are also altogether more creepy careers (farming corpses, anyone?) featured in a book that you and your children will want to dip into over and over again.
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Your Body

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: AEUWQ
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a wonderful flap book introducing children to the way their own bodies work in a fun and informative way. It is a new, smaller format of the "Look Inside" series, perfect for little fingers. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps and a cheeky peek inside a toilet cubicle. Young readers' minds will boggle as they learn about how their brains work, what happens when they eat, how their lungs use oxygen and much more.
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  • Growing Up for Girls

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: ALAZN
    Paperback 11 years +
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    This book prepares girls for what to expect from puberty and offers advice on what they can do to cope with the emotional, psychological and physical changes and stay happy and confident as they go through their early teens. It covers all the topics that girls want to find out about, including moods and feelings, periods and how to survive them, what happens to boys, diet, eating disorders, exercise, body image, sex and relationships, contraception, sexual health, self-confidence, drink and drugs, exam stress, cyberbullying, and staying safe - both out and about and online. It guides young teenagers through this exciting and sometimes daunting stage as they start taking full responsibility for many aspects of their own lives for the first time.
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  • Let's Think About the Internet and Social Media

    Alex Woolf

    Product Code: AOVYS
    Paperback 9 years +
    This book helps children to develop critical thinking and debating skills. It examines the topic of the internet and social media in a lively and accessible way. Information is presented to help readers deliberate, debate, and decide for themselves. This books looks at issues surrounding the use of the internet and social media, such as reliability of information, cyber-safety, and whether it is healthy to spend lots of time online.
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  • Politics for Beginners

    Alex Frith

    Product Code: BRMBX
    Hardback
    (2)
    An informative guide to political systems, elections, voting and government and issues including feminism, human rights, freedom of speech and fake news, all explained with clear text and bright, infographic style illustrations. Includes tips on how to argue and debate, a glossary, and links to specially selected websites with more information.
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  • I Feel Frightened

    Brian Moses

    Product Code: AQBEE
    Paperback 6 years +
    A book that describes what it is like to feel frightened, as it is experienced by young children. Readers will identify with Mike Gordon's humorous and inventive depictions of this feeling, and be insprired by the various solutions on offer.
  • Very First Words at Home

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: APOUI
    Other 5 years +
    An attractive first word book, with lots of familiar things to spot and talk about. Helps to build young children's vocabularly and the essential acquisition of language skills. Part of a great-value collection of essential books - which every child should have.
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  • Growing Up

    Susan Meredith

    Product Code: AEABN
    Paperback 11 years +

    This updated edition of the award-winning classic provides straight-talking and practical advice for all those going through adolescence. Clear guidance on what to expect during puberty is accompanied by useful advice on healthy eating, exercise and hygiene.

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  • Pirate Pete: I'm a New Big Brother

    Amanda Li

    Product Code: AGOIW
    Board 3 years +
    (1)
    "Pirate Pete: I'm a New Big Brother" is part of Ladybird's successful "Pirate Pete" and "Princess Polly" toddler range - introducing children to key milestones in a fun and reassuring way. This interactive Ladybird sound book describes the excitement and fun of having a new sibling and becoming a big brother. The simple text and colourful illustrations will help little boys understand what happens when a new baby joins the family and how lovely it is to be a big brother. Pressing the sound button each time to hear the baby giggle is also a great way to encourage young children to help out and play with the new baby, and reward their good behaviour. Other titles in the series include "Pirate Pete's Potty", "Princess Polly's Potty", and "Pirate Pete" and "Princess Polly: Please and Thank You".
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  • Queen Bees, Drama Queens & Cliquey Teens

    Anita Naik

    Product Code: AQCAI
    Paperback 11 years +
    With queen bees, drama queens and cliquey teens girl friendships can be tough! Teen Life Confidential is here to help with this guide for teenagers looking for help surviving the friendship game. Hanging out with your best friends can be awesome, but what happens when things go wrong? Queen Bees, Drama Queens and Cliquey Teens answers your friendship problems and questions and gives advice on everything from how to cope with the bullies and mean girls at school, to how to be a better friend yourself. Written by experienced author Anita Naik, this title explores all aspects of teenage girl friendships and the problems that surround them. We look at what being popular means, the downsides of friendships and what to do when things go wrong. Includes an 8 ways to empower yourself guide. Self-esteem and self-confidence are vital when coping with girl friendships and girl bullying, so we've given 8 things that the reader can do every day to improve their confidence and build their self esteem. Each section is accompanied by quotes from real teenagers to give examples of real-life problems that teenagers experience every day. We also feature quizzes to help you to assess your own behaviour and work out what your friendship style is. Anita Naik is an author, columnist, blogger and journalist. She started her career as advice columnist on the teen magazine Just 17, and is now the agony aunt at Teen Now magazine and Avon Connects. She is also a regular contributor to the parenting technology site Quibly (http://www.quib.ly) and writes regularly on the subjects of teens, tech, parenting, education and social media, across various media platforms and magazines. Kidscape is the first charity in the UK established specifically to prevent bullying and child sexual abuse. Kidscape works UK-wide to provide individuals and organisations with practical skills and resources necessary to keep children safe from harm. We are grateful to Claude Knights at Kidscape for her advice in the creation of this book. For more information please visit: http://www.kidscape.org.uk/ Chapter One - Being popular: What does it means to be popular and who you are friends with right now? Chapter Two - The girls who rule school: Here we look at the girls at the top of the class and why they behave the way they do. Chapter Three - The downside of friendships: Relational aggression explained and ways to deal with the mean behaviours that arise in girl friendships. Chapter Four - What kind of friend are you? Helps readers to assess their own friendship behaviour. We look at the different types of friend and the problems of the behaviours associated with them. Chapter Five - When things go wrong: How to cope with friendships that end, or turn nasty. A Help Section gives details of places to go for further help and guidance, and a glossary explains specific terms to readers.
  • Teasing Isn't Funny

    Melissa Higgins

    Product Code: AUQAK
    Paperback 5 years +
    Jesse and the other animals at the bus stop make fun of Kelly's fluffy fur and plain clothes. The constant teasing makes Kelly the cat feel sad. Young readers watch Kelly struggle with the teasing and learn safe ways to make it stop. Sensitive illustrations of gender-neutral animal characters help all children relate to the issue of emotional bullying.
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  • Let's Think About the Power of Advertising

    Elizabeth Raum

    Product Code: APJVB
    Paperback 9 years +
    This book helps children to develop critical thinking and debating skills. It examines the topic of advertising in a lively and accessible way. Information is presented to help readers deliberate, debate, and decide for themselves. The book looks at the power of advertising: how it works, the pros and cons, the impact of consumerism and how advertising affects our daily lives.
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  • Am I Normal Yet?

    Holly Bourne

    Product Code: AOLTH
    Paperback 14 years +
    Evie, Amber and Lottie: three girls facing down tough issues with the combined powers of friendship, feminism and cheesy snacks. Both hilarious and heart-rending, this is Evie's no-holds-barred story of struggling to live a "normal" teen life in the grip of OCD, from the acclaimed author of The Manifesto on How to be Interesting.
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  • Worried

    Isabel Thomas

    Product Code: AKASX
    Paperback 5 years +
    Each book in this series looks at a different emotion commonly experienced by young children. The books help readers to identify their emotions, and provide tips and advice on how best to express and deal with them.
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  • Don't Get Angry, Annie

    Lisa Regan

    Product Code: AQCJX
    Paperback 5 years +
    Doing the right thing isn't always easy! Like all children, Annie sometimes gets really, really angry! For example, if a picture she's drawing isn't just right, or if her mum won't let her have a cookie when it's just before dinner time, or if her brother won't play the way she wants to. But how can she stay calm? This book explores different scenarios that would make a child angry and then give three possible ways of dealing with this, one of which is right and the other two are wrong. Can you decide which is the right thing to do?
  • No Hitting, Henry

    Lisa Regan

    Product Code: AQCJS
    Paperback 5 years +
    Doing the right thing isn't always easy! Like all children, Henry sometimes gets angry when things don't go his way, and sometimes he hits, too! For example, if he's feeling left out of a game, or if he's bored at the shops with his Dad. But how can he stay calm? This book explores different scenarios that would make a child want to hit or pinch and then give three possible ways of dealing with this, one of which is right and the other two are wrong. Can you decide which is the right thing to do?
  • My New Home

    Marta Altes

    Product Code: AMOFR
    Paperback 3 years +
    Moving to a new home can sometimes feel scary and a little bit lonely, but this little raccoon soon discovers that wherever you go adventures soon follow. A beautiful and uplifting story about moving house, making friends and finding a new home. This warm, thoughtful and reassuring story is written from the perspective of a young child. It's perfect for children about to move house or start new school, but has a universal message for any child about the importance of kindness and acceptance when meeting someone new.
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  • Oxford Reading Tree Read with Biff, Chip, and Kipper: First Experiences: Going on a Train

    Rod Hunt

    Product Code: AMKMJ
    Paperback 5 years +
    Do you like trains? Biff, Chip and Kipper do! They have lots of fun going to France by train. Read this story to learn about different types of trains and how to catch a train. This entertaining and sensitively written story is perfect for reading together, packed with facts and humour to familiarise your child with what to expect from a first experience such as taking your first journey on a train. First Experiences with Biff, Chip & Kipper have been carefully created to help parents explore the wider world with their child, talk about shared feelings and emotions, and build vocabulary through the fun activities included in every book. Each book also includes practical tips and ideas for you to use when reading together. This series is linked to Read with Biff, Chip & Kipper -the UK's best-selling home reading series, and is supported by free eBooks and advice for parents at www.oxfordowl.co.uk . Biff, Chip & Kipper are characters from the Oxford Reading Tree series, which is used in 80% of primary schools.
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  • Oxford Reading Tree: Read with Biff, Chip & Kipper First Experiences Going to Dentist

    Roderick Hunt

    Product Code: AMJUW
    Paperback 5 years +
    Introduce your child to new situations through these entertaining and sensitively written stories, which are perfect for reading together. Each story is packed with facts and humour to familiarise your child with what to expect from a first experience e.g. what will happen, who they will meet and new things they might see. First Experiences with Biff, Chip & Kipper have been carefully created to help parents explore the wider world with their child, talk about shared feelings and emotions, and build vocabulary through the fun activities included in every book. Each book also includes practical tips and ideas for you to use when reading together. Biff, Chip & Kipper are characters from the Oxford Reading Tree series, which is used in 80% of primary schools. This story has been written by Roderick Hunt, author of the original Oxford Reading Tree stories, and Annemarie Young; superb storytellers with over 50 years educational experience between them. Alex Brychta's humorous and detailed illustrations bring the stories alive and are known to and loved by millions of young readers all over the world. This series is linked to Read with Biff, Chip & Kipper -the UK's best-selling home reading series, and is supported by free eBooks and advice for parents at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.
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  • My Family

    Grace Jones

    Product Code: AUMGR
    Hardback 3 years +
    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.
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  • My Friends

    Grace Jones

    Product Code: AUMGO
    Hardback 3 years +
    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.
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  • Mobile Phone Safety

    Kathy Allen

    Product Code: ARJVO
    Hardback 9 years +
    If you get a text from a stranger, do you know what to do? Don't worry if you don't. This book is here to help! Learn tech-savvy ways to keep your mobile phone a safe zone without taking away all the fun!
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  • Ambulances to the Rescue Around the World

    Linda Staniford

    Product Code: ARJRO
    Hardback 5 years +
    How do the emergency services in different countries of the world rescue people? How do they travel and what equipment do they use? This series answers all these questions and more. This book looks at the work of ambulance services around the world, including how they take sick and injured people to hospitals and how they care for patients during transport.
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