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We have primary technology books to help schoolchildren understand more about the way the world has advanced. These books are informative and accessible.

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We have primary technology books to help schoolchildren understand more about the way the world has advanced. These books are informative and accessible.

  • Science Sorted Collection - 5 Books

    Product Code: GMUR
    Collection 9 years +
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    This is a collection of fun doodle-filled books about subjects ranging from science and nature to the human body. They've all been created by Glenn Murphy, the author of Why is Snot Green?, so you know they're going to be full of gloriously gross facts and tidbits.

    Ideal for dipping in and out of and perfect for children who wouldn't normally open a book, these books answer questions ranging from what actually happens in your head during a headache to the reasons why some farts are eggier than others.

    Extraordinarily designed and with plenty of Horrible Histories-style humour on show, these books also cover the theory of evolution and life on Earth; discoveries from outer space; the history of robots and engineering; and how hunters have caught their prey for generations.
    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £29.95
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  • Usborne STEM Engineering Scribble Book

    Eddie Reynolds

    Product Code: ENSB
    Hardback 7 years +
    (1)
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    Calling all aspiring engineers... It's time to invent something incredible!

    It's an interactive treat packed with puzzles to solve, objects to design and colour and experiments to carry out.

    All the step-by-step experiments use the contents of a child's pencil case.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Usborne STEM Technology Scribble Book

    Alice James

    Product Code: TESC
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Scribble out a tech solution with this interactive book!

    This write-in activity book explores all sorts of technology - from making movies to driving vehicles and concocting medicines. It provides a fascinating introduction to science and technology encouraging children to start thinking imaginatively as they come up with their own inventions.

    It includes problems to solve and encourages children to invent, design and create using a pencil and their imagination.
    • £3.99
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  • You Wouldn't Want to live Without Collection - 20 Books

    Product Code: YWTL
    Collection 7 years +
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    With colourful and witty illustrations, the 20 books in this collection help children understand what life would be like without antibiotics (sickly!), gravity (fun and floaty?), and money (hard!).

    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 including dentists, extreme weather and buzzy bees.

    The artwork makes them wonderfully accessible and there are also explanatory diagrams to showcase the scientific and historical developments.

    Format: paperback
    • £17.99
    • RRP £139.80
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  • Spectacular Visual Guides Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: SPVG
    Collection 9 years +
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    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.
    • £11.99
    • RRP £59.90
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    Everything I Need to Know for School: Lower Key Stage 2 Collection - 30 Books

    Product Code: ENKL
    Collection 7 years +
    (2)
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    Especially tailored towards students studying at the lower end of Key Stage 2, this 30-book collection covers a huge range of subjects and will provide help both at home and in the classroom.

    Linked to the National Curriculum, the collection comes in a sturdy slipcase and includes workbooks on the core subjects of maths, English and science as well as other important subjects including geography and computer coding. There is also an illustrated dictionary to further aid learning.

    Colour coded for ease of use, the books are full of accessible information and break down the tricky subjects into easier, bite-sized snippets of information. This is a must for any child who wants to succeed at school.
    • £24.99
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    • RRP £112.70
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  • Awesome Engineering - 6 Books

    Sally Spray

    Product Code: AWSE
    Collection 9 years +
    (1)
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    Children can learn all about how various machines are built with this collection of Awesome Engineering books!
    • £9.99
    • RRP £53.94
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  • DK Findout Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: FNDO
    Collection 7 years +
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    From the experts at DK, these 10 books offer incredible facts about everything from robots to space travel.

    Brightly presented with plenty of images and photographs, these are perfect for dipping in and out of and the bite-sized facts are sure to delight your children. Other topics covered include reptiles, the human body and Earth.

    As well as the facts that will help children learn about the subjects and assist them in their school work, there are also fun ones that they will love to recall and tell to everyone they meet.
    Format: paperback
    • £12.99
    • RRP £59.90
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  • Tower of Knowledge Collection - 16 Books

    Product Code: TOWR
    Collection 9 years +
    (2)
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    From mammals to minerals and sharks to space, these reference books will delight young minds with their array of facts, stats and records.

    Very visual guides to important topics, these books are peppered with double-page photographs highlighting the amazing facts and there is also a data section at the end of each section offering stats including world records and top tens and other relevant information e.g. the Periodic Table in the Rocks and Minerals book.

    These introductory books will explain to children everything from the anatomy of a horse to a map of the Nile region! They're perfect study aids.

    Format: paperback
    • £19.99
    • RRP £63.84
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  • The Curious Book of Lists

    Tracey Turner

    Product Code: CBOL
    Hardback 8 years +
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    There's a list for everything...

    From the 37 most popular breeds of dog to 10 cures for hiccups, this astonishing and varied book is full of lists for fact-loving children to pore over and examine time and time again.

    It's a quirkily illustrated reference book that will amaze you just as much as your younger reader. Other lists include 5 real-life wilderness survival stories, the 6 tallest ferris wheels in the world and 22 unusual phobias.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Coding for Beginners using Scratch

    Jonathan Melmoth

    Product Code: CFBS
    Hardback 7 years +
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    An ideal introduction to coding for children who are just starting to learn about computer coding at school, Coding for Beginners is a friendly and accessible book will teach children the basics of Scratch (a free, online programme developed by MIT which is widely used in primary schools), allowing them to get inside the code of their computer and create simple games and animations on screen.

    Taking young coders step by step through a number of different Scratch learning games and tasks, the book will have them mastering coding in no time at all.
    • £3.99
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    • RRP £12.99
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  • Computer Coding for Kids

    Carol Vorderman

    Product Code: CODI
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Computer coding is becoming an increasingly important skill in modern life, especially during IT lessons at school, and many children will be able to make use of it in their future careers.

    You can never be too young to start learning and there can be no better guide than Carol Vorderman, who we all know is extremely intelligent after her years on Countdown and the various other TV shows - and books - where she has flexed her brain power.

    Carol's step-by-step - and very visual - guide to the complex key skill of computer coding is suitable for children aged 9 and over and teaches the basics of coding for multiple programming languages including Scratch 3.0 and Python.

    Avoiding computer jargon and starting with the basics, this book gradually progresses to more advanced computer projects where children can even start building their own games through coding! A great book for budding programmers.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross Sections

    Product Code: SBIC
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Learn all about the inner-workings of buildings and machines with the extraordinary cross-section illustrations in this non-fiction book.

    Featuring Stephen Biesty's eye-catchingly detailed artwork, this hardback contains cross-section imagery of submarines, skyscrapers, Spanish galleons and so much more. Its concise and authoritative text reveals how all of these buildings and inventions work.

    You can see the people swarming inside the Empire State Building; the workers of an opera house; and find out where the crew sleep on a jumbo jet.

    All of the illustrations are accompanied by fun facts and curious details and there are two gatefold spreads of an ocean liner and a steam train to pore over and enjoy.
    • £4.99
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  • My Little Book of Dump Trucks and Diggers

    Product Code: LBDD
    Paperback 5 years +
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    What do dumper trucks and diggers actually do?

    My Little Book of Dump Trucks and Diggers is packed full of cool photos and bite-sized information that children can dip into. It's perfect for reluctant readers and those who'd rather read facts than fiction.

    The simple text will encourage children to talk about the topic with passion and enthusiasm.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Science Lab

    Robert Winston

    Product Code: SLRW
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Robert Winston's Science Lab is a book packed with experiments and activities that will help children learn how science works. It reveals how rockets fire into space and explains the reasons that buildings can survive earthquakes.

    From building a bridge and crafting a catapult to making a marble run, these hands-on activities will help children understand how science, technology, engineering and maths are woven through the world around us.

    Covering all of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects, these projects complement the school curriculum and help prepare children for the modern world.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • Cars and Trucks and Things That Go

    Richard Scarry

    Product Code: CGO2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Open up Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go and you have a treasure trove of tractors, trucks, cars, fire engines and motorised vehicles of all kinds to dive into. The collection offers lots to look at and talk about with car-mad 5-year-olds. It includes every imaginable vehicle to choose from and some you've never imagined!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
    • £4.49
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Pigs Might Fly Collection - 6 Books

    Kirsty Holmes

    Product Code: PMFP
    Collection 5 years +
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    Your children will believe pigs can fly when they read through this oink-some collection of books about high-flying vehicles. These pigs don't tell any porkies when it comes to air travel!

    Piggles and his intrepid team will introduce children to all things aviation and help you navigate the skies - whether an aeroplane, hot air balloon, airship, glider, helicopter or space shuttle is your preferred mode of transport.

    This fun and fact-filled series supports the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects your children will be learning about at school.

    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £47.94
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  • My Little Book of Cars

    Product Code: MLBC
    Paperback 5 years +
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    How does a car actually work? How has car safety changed over the years?

    My Little Book of Cars is packed full of cool photos and bite-sized information that children can dip into. It's perfect for reluctant readers and those who'd rather read facts than fiction.

    The simple text will encourage children to talk about the topic with passion and enthusiasm.
    • £2.99
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  • Primary Illustrated Computing Dictionary

    Oxford Dictionaries

    Product Code: ILC2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Every school and home needs a dictionary dedicated to computers and coding.

    This easy-to-use, comprehensive and fully up-to-date dictionary includes clear definitions for over 1,000 words and meanings that will help children understand key computing terms and concepts. It follows the international computing curriculum and will build vocabulary in everything from programming to buildign computer games!

    It will also help them understand all about National Curriculum topics including algorithms, logical reasoning, computer networks and data representation.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Computer Coding Made Easy

    Carol Vorderman

    Product Code: CCE2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Everyone's favourite expert on just about everything, Carol Vorderman offers a hands-on introduction to working with computer code for children aged 5 and up in her new book Computer Coding Made Easy.

    Covering all of the basics little ones aged 5 and above need to know about Python programming, from copying and writing code to problem solving and abstract thinking, this curriculum-based guide uses diagrams and step-by-step instructions to teach computer programming in a fun, engaging and entertaining way - and most importantly, make it stick!

    One of the nation's best loved television personalities, there is no one better to help develop the essential skills needed to work with computer code than Carol Vorderman!
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  • Code Play Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: CODP
    Collection 5 years +
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    Adi and Gabi love finding ways in which their love of coding can be applied to everyday life - whether at home, work or play. These four books prove that thinking like a kid and like a programmer are not actually that different.

    These books compare basic coding concepts to everyday scenarios children can relate to and are presented in an exciting narrative format.
    • £5.99
    • RRP £31.96
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  • My Little Book of Emergency Vehicles

    Product Code: LBEV
    Paperback 5 years +
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    How does an ambulance work? What does a tow truck actually do?

    My Little Book of Emergency Vehicles is packed full of cool photos and bite-sized information that children can dip into. It's perfect for reluctant readers and those who'd rather read facts than fiction.

    The simple text will encourage children to talk about the topic with passion and enthusiasm.
    • £2.99
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  • Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections Castle

    Product Code: SBCC
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Why was the chapel the highest room in the castle? Why did castle stairs spiral clockwise as they rose? This book from Stephen Biesty answers these questions and more. It offers a Where's Wally?-style approach to learning about historical castles from the 14th century.

    The artwork slices through different areas of a medieval fortress, offering extraordinary cross-section views of the people inside and their roles - from servants to knights preparing for battle! A favourite for over 25 years, this book also contains gatefold pages to fold out and explore in detail.

    From drawbridges and dungeons to jousters and troubadours, there are so many things to spot in this brilliant book. You can also have fun trying to find the spy - could he be in the well, the keep or the moat?
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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  • Robot

    DK

    Product Code: ROBT
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Meet the machines of the future in this brilliant book from DK. Written specially for children, it explains how robots work and how they are made and provides an overview of artificial intelligence throughout history.

    From mechanical automata to modern-day androids and animal robots, it reveals how robots are playing an increasingly evolving part in our large lives and how they can range from food packers to drones used in battle.

    Showcasing over 100 robots, this book is full of tech panels about their design, production and capabilities and the final chapter looks at what will happen next...
    • £4.99
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