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  • Code Your Own Games Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781784930769
    CYOG 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £19.96
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    From drawing simple shapes to building games and learning essential coding concepts, this collection will show children how to complete simple and practical tasks using Scratch in a fun and adventure-filled way.

    With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, the books focus on a medieval adventure starring Sir Percival; a pirates' search for lost treasure; a hunt for gold in the jungle with Captain Maria; and a space battle.

    Format: Paperback
  • TWTW 7 years +
    David Macaulay
    7 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £19.99
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    Ever wondered how machines work? This revised edition of David Macaulay's How Things Work will show you everything you need to know about their inner workings.

    Explaining the science behind the technologies of everything from the simple lever to the modern micro-processor, the book also covers clocks, watches, jet engines and the internet. Many of the explanations are accompanied by clear illustrations and the humorous approach makes even the most complicated processes clear.

    Fun, fascinating and accessible, this is a handy book for any engineer of the future!
  • DK Findout! Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241331255
    DKFD 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £79.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    From the experts at DK, these 10 books offer incredible facts about everything from dinosaurs to outer space.

    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 the Stone Age (a key curriculum title), science, the solar system and animals.

    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
  • SWCD 7 years +
    Jon Woodcock
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Coding is one of the most important skills children learn at school and what better way to learn all about the topic than with the help of C-3P0 and other characters from a galaxy far, far away?

    A step-by-step, illustrated visual guide to creating projects, animations and games; among the fun things your children can learn how to do are designing a droid and moving objects on screen using the Force.

    This book reveals how to create customised sprites, build characters, navigate spaceships through asteroid belts and even enjoy jetpack adventures!

    This is a brilliant book for any Star Wars fan.
  • PYTH 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Python is one of the most popular computer languages around and this beginner's guide offers children step-by-step instructions for writing a simple program.

    Providing everything they need to get started, this book adds new commands throughout so that by the time a child has finished reading, they will be able to code games, drawings and more.

    Fully illustrated, this book also contains links to downloads that will provide extra help.
  • You Wouldn't Want to Live Without... Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781912006762
    YWWL 7 years +
    7 years +
    (4)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £83.88
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    • Just 83.00p per book
    With colourful and witty illustrations throughout, the 12 books in this collection will help children understand what life would be like without toilets (ewww!); gravity (fun and floaty?); and the internet (gasp, horror!).

    There's also a book that shows what life would be like without books... horrible, we're sure you will agree. 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.

    The artwork makes them wonderfully accessible and there are also explanatory diagrams to showcase the scientific and historical developments.
  • Carol Vorderman's Computer Coding Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780241288603
    CVCC 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £38.97
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    • Just £3.33 per book
    Computer coding is a hugely important skill that children will learn all about at school. This three-book collection from DK and Carol Vorderman gives them the chance to get ahead and hone their programming skills in a fun and exciting way.

    Supporting the National Curriculum, Computer Coding for Kids is a how-to guide that explains - in an accessible and visual style - the concept of coding and how to use it to make games and animations using the programming languages Scratch and Python.

    Focusing on Scratch, the Games and Projects book will help kids aged 11 and over enhance and improve their coding skills. The Games book helps them build platform games, fiendish puzzles and racing challenges, while the Projects book focuses on mind-bending animations including a snowflake simulator and spiralizer.
  • LFCC 7 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Making them easy to understand, this lift-the-flap book from Usborne will tell children everything they could ever want to know about computers and coding.

    As they lift each flap, children will be able to see what goes on inside a computer - from how a keyboard works to how they use memory to turn tiny dots known as pixels into stunning pictures.

    Wonderfully straightforward and making complex themes accessible for children (and adults!) aged 7 and over, this book has puzzles to try, useful words to learn and quirky facts to devour!
  • CCSA 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    With 300 stickers and a hands-on approach to learning, this book will tell children what's inside their computers and how their apps and games are made.

    It also explains how simple instructions tell a computer what to do and describes the basics of coding in a very accessible way. It's a great book for schoolchildren who are learning about IT and it encourages them to discover the fact-packed world of technology.

    It even features fun activities, puzzles and mazes to complete.
  • MZB2 Toddlers
    Roger Priddy
    Toddlers
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Your little one will love to learning about all the different trains and what they are used for with this beautiful hardback book!

    From steam trains to freight trains, high-speed trains and passenger trains, this book, robust enough to survive a toddler tantrum of any severity, is just perfect for sharing with young rail enthusiasts aged 0+.
  • ETMH 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    If you know a young history buff, this is the book for them... 100 Events that Made History covers everything from bloodthirsty battles to rebellious revolutions - and the odd fatal sandwich!

    A rip-roaring roller coaster ride through history and its major events, it will show your young reader why Ivan was so terrible, how we managed to send a man to the moon and reveal all about Atilla the Hun's deadly nosebleed.

    Full of incredible photography and bright illustrations, this will prove a handy homework helper for children aged 9 and over.
  • Brick by Brick: 123/ABC set - Collection - 9781783424337
    BRAC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £13.98
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Great fun for any fan of LEGO or other building bricks, these two books will inspire children to make things inspired by their ABCs and 123s!

    Both books are full of simple animals, things that go, colours and shapes to make and the simple instructions and fun projects are perfect for teaching coordination and reading skills. Each image shows just how many bricks each build needs and encourages children to copy and make their own.

    There are step-by-step instructions for each build and these books will help children hone their dexterity and inspire their creativity.
  • CCN2 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £1.99
    • RRP £3.99
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    Are your kids learning how to code? This guide from Carol Vorderman will help them learn all about Scratch programming and computer coding.

    All children need to do is download Scratch (it's available for free) and then follow the instructions in this fun, fill-in workbook. Ideal for new coders, it will help them crack the basics, build their confidence and start coding.

    Introducing basic concepts from computer science, the workbook is designed to be used unaided and introduces basic concepts from computer science.
  • CCGK 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Using the free programming application Scratch, this Carol Vorderman book will help children aged 9 and over learn how to make their own computer games - from fiendish puzzles to crazy platform games and thrilling races!

    With accessible and extremely easy-to-follow instructions, the books will help children become expert coders and then improve their skills as they create, remix and customise their games.

    After making the games, the new young coders can share their games online and set challenges for all their friends and family.
  • Everything I Need to Know for School: Lower Key Stage 2 Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9780241279960
    ENKL 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £29.99
    • RRP £112.70
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    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.
  • CPFK 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Part of Carol Vorderman's bestselling series that helps children get to grips with computer coding, this book offers a step-by-step visual guide to creating Scratch projects.

    With simple instructions on how to use the popular programming language and advice on improving coding skills, it will help children create mind-bending illusions, crazy animations and interactive artwork.

    Kids can customise the projects and games and then share them with all their friends and family.
  • CCE2 5 years +
    Carol Vorderman
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £3.99
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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!
  • ARJVL 9 years +
    Heather E. Schwartz
    9 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    If a strange person asks to be your online friend, 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 social networking sites safe sites without taking away all the fun!
  • ARJVN 9 years +
    Heather E. Schwartz
    9 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    If a classmate sends threatening e-mails to you, 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 bullies out of your technology without taking away all the fun!
  • ARJVO 9 years +
    Kathy Allen
    9 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    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!
  • AEKLH 5 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    This is a fascinating flap book packed with interesting information about cars, from how the first automobiles were invented, to how speedy racing cars get around tracks. Each of the seven double-page spreads have several flaps to lift, many with double flaps, and several of them also have fun paper technology such as sliding a race car or moving a car along a production line in a factory. Other spreads look inside a busy car repair shop, and a scrap yard where old cars get crushed.
  • AGBYD 5 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Full of unusual equipment, strange machines and - of course - lots of planes, children are fascinated by airports.

    This book can help young kids find out more about how an airport works - from checking in to how the suitcase ends up on the plane. With flaps to lift and colourful illustrations throughout, this is a richly informative book.
  • AIERY 5 years +
    Rob Lloyd Jones
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Lift the many flaps in this sturdy, interactive thin board book to discover what happens inside boats, bikes, planes, cars, buses and more. There are lots of things to spot and talk about in the amusing and detailed illustrations by Stefano Tognetti. With over 75 flaps to lift.
  • AAHHQ 6 years +
    Alex Frith
    6 years +
    (1)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    The Usborne Flap Book See Inside Science is the perfect way to get young children interested in the fascinating world of science. See Inside Science is packed with over 50 colourful lift-up flaps that help promote basic scientific ideas such as energy and elements. Full of child-friendly explanations that make some tricky subjects accessible for junior school children, this is another brilliantly put together book from Usborne, who are experts in encouraging children to learn key concepts at a young age.