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Primary School Living Things Books

  • Life Cycles Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912171583
    LIFC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    The Life Cycles books explain nature's life stories in a child-friendly way. The books in this collection focus on bees, butterflies, frogs and sunflowers and explain how eggs become chickens and lambs sheep.

    Each book is easy to read and bursting with simple facts, informative diagrams and beautiful photographs that are sure to delight any young nature lovers.
    Format: paperback
  • Wildlife Wonders Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164137 - Pat Jacobs
    WLDW 7 years +
    Pat Jacobs
    7 years +
    • £6.99
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    • Just £1.17 per book
    Have your children ever asked you why birds have feathers or why fish have gills? This collection of six science books will give them all the answers they need, while also providing an overview of the wonderful diversity of the natural world.

    Covering birds, fish, insects, mammals, plants and reptiles, each book explores the key characteristics of each species and looks at how their characteristics have evolved over time. This is all backed by easy-to-follow text, 3D artwork and eye-catching photographs.

    Perfect for nature lovers, all of these books are closely linked to the new National Science Curriculum and will boost understanding of wildlife classification and evolution.
    Format: paperback
  • The World in Infographics Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781526300034
    WINF 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £89.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    You may be wondering what infographics are... well, they're a brilliantly visual way to present bite-sized scientific facts in style. Using icons, pictograms and graphics, infographics make complex information accessible to all kinds of readers.

    In this 10-book collection, your children can learn all about the science behind the planet Earth, explore space and learn about the world's most impressive machines and vehicles. With facts presented in a way that mimics the media, these books are perfect children who are fascinated by facts.

    Other subjects children can explore throughout the collection include countries, technology, the human world, the natural world and sport.
    Format: paperback
  • The Animal Box Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241329856
    ANLB 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £14.99
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Covering living things ranging from invertebrates, fungi and plants to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals, this 10-book collection from DK will delight young nature lovers.

    These books are bursting with full-colour photographs of their subjects and easy-to-follow explanations about what each one is and their traits. There are even double-page photographs that highlight the species in their natural habitats.

    Related species are shown in proportion across the page that show children their varying sizes.
    Format: hardback
  • Nature Stories Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781406380477 - Nicola Davies el al
    NTST 3 years +
    Nicola Davies el al
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £11.99
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Full of heart-warming moments and animal antics, this 10-book collection is bursting with charming stories about all kinds of cute critters.

    Full of jaw-dropping facts, children will get to find out about how some sharks are no bigger than a chocolate bar; what an Emperor penguin gets up to during a bitterly inhospitable winter; and how a tiny sea turtle grows and grows before heading back home to become a mother.

    Covering the life cycles of various animals in a narrative style, these are fun and fascinating books for little nature lovers.
    Format: paperback
  • I Wonder Why Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780753442944
    IWDR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £19.99
    • RRP £119.80
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Inquisitive children will love this set of 20 fact-filled books which explore a variety of topics ranging from pirates and planes to penguins and pyramids.

    Written in a child-friendly and conversational style, these books are educational in an amusing and imaginative way and are sure to delight readers who want to know more about the world around them.

    Among the intriguing questions they provide answers to are 'why does the wind blow?', 'why does soap make bubbles?' and 'why did the Romans wear togas?'
  • It's All About... Collection - 16 Books - Collection - 9780753443132
    ITAA 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £15.99
    • RRP £79.84
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This collection of 16 fact-filled books looks at a huge variety of fascinating topics including the natural world, the animal kingdom and vehicles and transport.

    Each book is packed with facts and stats and comes with eight collectible cards to tear out and keep. Free extra content such as downloadable audio to accompany the books it available by logging into a special URL disclosed in the books.
  • Fundamental Science Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781911341970
    FNSC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £9.99
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    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
  • Whose Little Baby Are You? Collection - Collection - 9781911341994
    WSLB 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £7.99
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    This accessible series of children's books introduces cute baby animals ranging from fluffy ostrich chicks to newborn giant pandas.

    They explain how not every baby looks like their parents and will encourage young readers to turn the pages to discover just who the baby animal belongs to.

    These nature books also explain how animal mums and dads care for their young and show how baby animals grow, change and prepare for adult life.
    Format: paperback
  • Infographics Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912171330
    INFG 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £7.99
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    Covering evolution, endangered animals and the human body among other topics children will be learning about at school, this collection presents awe-inspiring scientific facts in an informative and visually engaging style.

    The infographics books are image-led titles that combine accessible and factual text with modern graphics so that children can learn about different scientific areas in bite-sized chunks.

    The appealing visual style is sure to be a handy study aid as children get to grips with more complex scientific issues.
    Format: paperback
  • FGCR
    Lucy Engelman
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    A colouring-in guide to all creatures great and small, this beautiful book can have colour added by pencil or watercolour.

    From tiny insects to big cats, each tear-out page of this beautiful colouring book features a detailed animal line drawing to add a splash of colour to with jaw-dropping facts and information.
  • I-Spy Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9780007969869
    ISPB 5 years +
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £35.88
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    • Just 83.00p per book
    Children will love spotting things on their travels with these 12 interactive, pocket-sized books. They encourage them to discover more about the world around them and are packed with photos, facts and fun.

    There are books full of things for children to spot while they're on a car journey; enjoying a day out in the city; and while out at the shops. They'll love ticking off everything they see and scoring each item as they earn more and more points.

    These books are perfect to use as homework projects or just to keep children happily entertained on a long journey.
  • EGU2 7 years +
    Kingfisher
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    Learn how much of the world is covered in water and what the deepest living fish are in this incredible Fast Facts book.

    This book for young scientists is full of bite-sized facts about oceans, marine life and sunken treasures. It also explains why coral reefs are in so much danger right now.
  • EFW2 5 years +
    Sean Callery
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    This is an accessible introduction to the world's rainforests and the plants and wildlife you can find in them - including leafcutter ants, jaguars and armadillos!
  • EFX2 5 years +
    Sean Callery
    5 years +
    • £2.99
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    Learn all about the foodchains in three of the world's grasslands. This introductory guide features everything from grasshoppers and rattlesnakes to lions and coyotes.
  • APVET 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £6.39
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    This new RSPB book is a practical, exciting and comprehensive introduction to nature watching for children. With full-colour photographs and illustrations throughout, it discusses general practicalities - where to go and when, what equipment to take with you, tips on attracting wildlife to your garden, how to take field notes and much more. In addition, it includes a guide to many common species of British birds, animals and plants, using clear illustrations and describing key identification points, such as behaviour, voice and habitat. It's the must-have guide for all young nature enthusiasts!
  • AAJAQ 6 years +
    Dk
    6 years +
    • £6.89
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    Become a nature explorer with this hands-on kit! From keeping caterpillars to learning how honeybees actually communicate, read the handy spotter's guide to get expert tips on where bugs lurk or try any of the 30 fun projects. Get outside and catch bugs in the field with the trusty bug catcher provided and have fun decorating your books or projects with stickers. Makes bug identification totally Bug-tastic!
  • APNNU 6 years +
    Fiona Patchett
    6 years +
    • £3.99
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    What lives at the bottom of the sea? What does a shark really eat? How does a sea horse swim? In this book you'll find the answers and lots more about the fascinating things which live under the sea.
  • AQBZP 5 years +
    Joyce Bentley
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    Classification: Focus on: Birds shows children how to identify and group birds according to their characteristics. It answers questions such as what is a bird? Where do birds live? What do birds eat? And how do birds get around? Along with many others. The book looks at birds from owls and penguins to eagles and hawks and their young, as well as some more unusual birds such as pelicans and secretary birds. It also offers advice on keeping birds as pets. The book also contains a useful scale to demonstrate the size of many amphibians in comparison to an adult man, along with a topic web, a glossary and some suggestions for extension activities. Other titles in the series include Classification: Focus on: Amphibians, Classification: Focus on: Insects, Classification: Focus on: Reptiles, Classification: Focus on: Mammals and Classification: Focus on: Fish.
  • AQBZQ 5 years +
    Joyce Bentley
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    Classification: Focus on: Fish shows children how to identify and group fish according to their characteristics. It answers questions such as what is a fish? Where do fish live? What do fish eat? And how do fish move about? Along with many others. The book looks at fish from sharks and piranhas to pufferfish and catfish and their young, as well as some more unusual amphibians such as lampreys and cleaner wrasses. It also offers advice on keeping fish as pets. The book also contains a useful scale to demonstrate the size of many fish in comparison to a human hand or an adult man, along with a topic web, a glossary and some suggestions for extension activities. Other titles in the series include Classification: Focus on: Birds, Classification: Focus on: Insects, Classification: Focus on: Reptiles and Classification: Focus on: Mammals.
  • AQCBK 5 years +
    Stephen Savage
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    Classification: Focus on: Mammals shows children how to identify and group mammals according to their characteristics. It answers questions such as what is a mammal? Where do mammals live? What do mammals eat? And how do mammals keep cool? Along with many others. The book looks at mammals from monkeys and bears to elephants and meerkats and their young, as well as some more unusual mammals such as mole rats and duck-billed platypuses. It also offers advice on keeping mammals as pets. The book also contains a useful scale to demonstrate the size of many amphibians in comparison to a human hand or an adult male, along with a topic web, a glossary and some suggestions for extension activities. Other titles in the series include Classification: Focus on: Amphibians, Classification: Focus on: Birds, Classification: Focus on: Insects, Classification: Focus on: Reptiles and Classification: Focus on: Fish.
  • AQCBJ 5 years +
    Stephen Savage
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    Classification: Focus on: Reptiles shows children how to identify and group reptiles according to their characteristics. It answers questions such as what is a reptile? Where do reptiles live? What do reptiles eat? And how do reptiles keep cool? Along with many others. The book looks at reptiles from snakes and lizards to alligators and turtles and their young, as well as some more unusual reptiles such as tuataras and basilisk lizards. It also offers advice on keeping reptiles as pets. The book also contains a useful scale to demonstrate the size of many reptiles in comparison to a human hand or an adult human, along with a topic web, a glossary and some suggestions for extension activities. Other titles in the series include Classification: Focus on: Amphibians, Classification: Focus on: Birds, Classification: Focus on: Insects, Classification: Focus on: Mammals and Classification: Focus on: Fish.
  • AQCOM 5 years +
    Stephen Savage
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    Classification: Focus on: Amphibians shows children how to identify and group amphibians according to their characteristics. It answers questions such as what is an amphibian? Where do amphibians live? What do amphibians eat? And how do amphibians keep cool? Along with many others. The book looks at amphibians from frogs and toads to newts and salamanders and their young, as well as some more unusual amphibians such as caecilians and axolotls. It also offers advice on keeping amphibians as pets. The book also contains a useful scale to demonstrate the size of many amphibians in comparison to a human hand, along with a topic web, a glossary and some suggestions for extension activities. Other titles in the series include Classification: Focus on: Birds, Classification: Focus on: Insects, Classification: Focus on: Reptiles, Classification: Focus on: Mammals and Classification: Focus on: Fish.
  • APWGD 4 years +
    Annabelle Lynch
    4 years +
    • £9.99
    Explore the sunny seaside and meet the creatures that live there, from busy crabs to colourful anemones. Tadpoles Learners are an ideal introduction to non-fiction for beginner readers, blending accessible text with big, striking photos.