Subjects : Primary School Technology Books

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

  • YWTL 7 years +

    You Wouldn't Want to live Without Collection - 20 Books (Collection)

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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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  • TSCO 8 years +

    The Science Of... Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    This fact-packed collection is all about engineering and Earth science subjects! From rocks and minerals to bridges and tunnels and medical technology, these books answer questions about important topics.

    From the technology of ships to the causes and effects of natural disasters, they all tie in with the STEM curriculum and are perfect for opening readers' eyes to the wonders of science. One book focuses on the history of warfare and the science behind the weapons and vehicles used in conflict.

    From the team behind our bestselling You Wouldn't Want to Be and You Wouldn't Want Live Without collections, each book combines informative, bite-sized text with quirky illustrations as a diverse set of characters present the information in an appealing and concise way.

    The accessible diagrams, side panels and speech bubbles provide multiple entry points for reluctant readers and encourage a love of reading and learning.
    Format: paperback
    • £12.99
    • RRP £69.90
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  • SPVG 9 years +

    Spectacular Visual Guides Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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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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  • ITAA 5 years +

    It's All About... Collection - 16 Books (Collection)

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    This collection of 16 fact-filled books looks at a huge range of fascinating topics including the natural world, the animal kingdom, science vehicles and transport.

    Each book is packed with facts and stats and comes with eight collectable cards to tear out and keep. Free extra content such as downloadable audio to accompany the books is available by logging into a special URL disclosed in the books.

    Format: paperback
    • £15.99
    • RRP £79.84
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  • CSTP 7 years +

    Cooking Step By Step (Hardback)

    DK

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    Children can take their first steps to cooking fresh, healthy and delicious recipes by mastering the 50 easy-to-follow recipes featured in this book.

    From soups to pasta dishes and treats including banana bread, all of the recipes in this book are simple to make and sure to get children into baking - especially after they've tasted their healthy and delicious creations. There are also shortcuts and tips to help kids get their heads around kitchen terminology.

    All of the tasty dishes contain clear, short step-by-step instructions and are accompanied by eye-catching photography.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £13.99
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    ENKL 7 years +

    Everything I Need to Know for School: Lower Key Stage 2 Collection - 30 Books (Collection)

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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.
    • £19.99
    • RRP £112.70
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    • Just £0.67 per book
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  • SBIC 9 years +

    Stephen Biesty's Incredible Cross Sections (Hardback)

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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
    • RRP £14.99
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  • AWSE 9 years +

    Awesome Engineering - 6 Books (Collection)

    Sally Spray

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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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  • SLRW 9 years +

    Science Lab (Hardback)

    Robert Winston

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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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  • TOWR 9 years +

    Tower of Knowledge Collection - 16 Books (Collection)

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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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    • Just £1.25 per book
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  • MSCC 7 years +

    Unofficial Minecraft STEM Challenge Build a City (Paperback)

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    Children can use the core STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) concepts to build incredible Minecraft cities by following the hints, tips and advice in this essential and unofficial book.

    It offers step-by-step instructions for designing and constructing a city in the sandbox game, covering everything from calculating the area when building your foundations to using lighting effectively and learning about the importance of symmetry in architecture.

    It teaches children all about how science works in the real world and they can then use this knowledge while playing the game - learning the difference between reality and the Minecraft world in the process.

    By the end of the book, aspiring architects will have built a city complete with skyscrapers, shops, a stadium, roads and houses!
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    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
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  • ROBT 9 years +

    Robot (Hardback)

    DK

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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
    • RRP £14.99
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  • PMFP 5 years +

    Pigs Might Fly Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Kirsty Holmes

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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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    • Just £1.33 per book
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  • SACE 8 years +

    Science: A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardback)

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    This is a stunning visual encyclopedia for children aged 7 and over, covering every aspect of the science topics they learn at school. Science: A Children's Encyclopedia brings all the essentials of science - from elements and energy to gravity and the Periodic Table - to life with astonishing pictures.

    Packed with fun facts, the encyclopedia will dazzle your child with interesting information on everything from electricity and engines to sound and waves, and is full of high-quality photos, innovative graphics and clear, age-appropriate text to help to demonstrate key concepts - making even complex topics easy to understand.

    A comprehensive introduction to key science topics, Science: A Children's Encyclopedia accessibly educates and entertains!
    • £4.99
    • RRP £17.99
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  • CGO2 4 years +

    Cars and Trucks and Things That Go (Paperback)

    Richard Scarry

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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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  • CODP 5 years +

    Code Play Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

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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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  • CAX2 7 years +

    Car Science (Paperback)

    Richard Hammond

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    Top Gear's Richard Hammond gears up to entertain and educate with Car Science.

    Packed with diagrams, colourful photographs and cutaway drawings showing the insides of engines, Car Science looks at the science behind cars, G-force and energy.

    This is a fascinating book that car-mad readers from 7+ will love to dip into.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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  • CCE2 5 years +

    Computer Coding Made Easy (Paperback)

    Carol Vorderman

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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!
    • £2.49
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  • AHV2 5 years +

    How Rubbish Gets from Bins to Landfills (Hardback)

    Erika L. Shores

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    Just where does all that rubbish you throw in the bin go? This easy-to-follow book will tell you in great detail. It's a brilliant book for curious children.
    • £6.99
    • RRP £11.99
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  • AHU2 5 years +

    How Food Gets from Farms to Shop Shelves (Hardback)

    Erika L. Shores

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    Have you ever wondered how your breakfast cereal or a banana gets on to the shelves of your local supermarket? This accessible science book will show you.

    It explains how food gets from farms to stores and looks at the role the community workers play in this process.
    • £6.99
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  • AEC2 5 years +

    City Trains (Hardback)

    Gail Saunders-Smith, PhD

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    Learn everything you ever wanted to know about trains with this accessible guide. It looks at the different types including underground trains, elevated railways and light rail trains. It also looks into how they work, where they go and why so many people use them.
    • £6.99
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  • AHQ2 6 years +

    How Electricity Gets from Power Plants to Homes (Hardback)

    Megan Cooley Peterson

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    This accessible science book explains how electricity gets from power stations into your home and how this charges up so many devices.

    It also looks at the role of the community workers who make this all possible. It's a brilliant book for budding scientists.
    • £6.99
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  • AHZ2 5 years +

    How Water Gets from Treatment Plants to Toilet Bowls (Hardback)

    Megan Cooley Peterson

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    Curious children can learn all about how water gets to and from our homes and the role of the community workers in this process. It has easy-to-understand text and is sure to answer so many different questions.
    • £6.99
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  • AEUWR 5 years +

    Usborne Look Inside: Science (Board)

    Minna Lacey

    This is a re-sized edition of the original flap book that introduces the fascinating world of science in a simple and engaging way for younger readers. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps. It includes basic science topics from how plants grow to astronomy and forces. Each double-page includes simple practical experiments for children to try themselves.
    • £7.99
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