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A primary school atlas is a must for every classroom. Our kids' world atlases will help children learn about different countries and cultures and where they sit on the map.

  • 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.
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  • Stuff You Should Know About Planet Earth

    Product Code: SSKE
    Paperback 8 years +
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    What are tectonic plates? Why does the moon change shape?

    From the water cycle and the changing of the seasons to the reasons why hurricanes happen, this informative and illustrated book answers all of your questions about the planet Earth. It has double-page spreads to explain complex processes such as the rock cycle and evolution and covers scientific processes that happen deep underground and up in the clouds.

    Large and colourful Stephen Biesty's Look Inside-style diagrams are brought to life by tiny characters running around that perform the actions explained in the text.
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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
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  • 100 Things to Know About Planet Earth

    Federico Mariani

    Product Code: TKPE
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Packed with facts to make your jaw drop, this bold and brilliant book will tell you 100 things you never knew about our planet.

    Packed with bold illustrations and bite-sized text, it will tell any children who prefer facts to fiction what the phantom islands actually are and the surprising way in which graffiti could save endangered tortoises.
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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.
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  • Children's Atlas Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: ATLS
    Collection 7 years +
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    Learn about the countries, animals and flags of the world with this informative and accessible three-book collection.

    As well as helping children learn how to read a map, these books are packed with facts and photographs to make their pages even more appealing.

    They all have clear and colourful maps and the world atlas introduces different cultures, regions and customs; the animals book lets children know where creatures originate from; and the flags book will help them recognise different identities.

    Format: paperback
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  • Physical & Human Geography Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: PAHG
    Collection 9 years +
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    Explore planet Earth's most impressive natural processes with this fact-filled collection and discover how these shape our world.

    With clear illustrations and informative text, each book provides an intriguing insight into natural disasters by looking in detail at their causes and effects.

    Ranging from volcanoes and earthquakes to landslides and avalanches, young science-obsessed readers will be able to examine our planet's most destructive geographical events and answer important questions surrounding each process.
    Format: paperback
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  • Spot the Mistake: Lands of Long Ago

    Mike Jolley

    Product Code: STMI
    Hardback 7 years +
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    This history book teaches children all about ancient civilisations while helping them develop their observational skills at the same time.

    It's bursting with scenes that have mistakes to spot e.g. a Mayan warrior is wearing a watch and a Viking using a compass. The answers are easily highlighted on the next page, so children can learn and use this knowledge in their history lessons. All of these errors provide perfect discussion points, too.

    Featuring 10 different ancient civilisations, the Where's Wally?-style approach makes this book perfect for budding history detectives. The eras covered are Ancient Egypt, Viking times, Ancient Rome, the Mughal Empire, Ancient Greece, Medieval Europe, the Empire of the Mayans, Ancient China, the Stone Age and the time of the pirates.
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  • National Trust: Go Wild on the River

    Product Code: GWOR
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Learn what to pack, how to build your own raft and how to spot river animals and wildlife with this pocked-sized adventure guide from the experts at The National Trust.

    Also revealing how to catch a fish, this book is packed with fun games to play on and around a river and provides essential tips on staying safe. It also tells children what they should do if an emergency was to occur.
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  • World Issues: Refugees

    Harriet Brundle

    Product Code: REFG
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Why do people become refugees?
    How does it feel to be a refugee?
    How do refugees travel to a new home?

    This informative book introduces children to the subject of refugees and explains what they are and all the troubles they face as they attempt to find a new home. With accessible text, it aims to help children understand the issue from a range of perspectives.

    Presented in a sturdy hardback format, this book is bursting with informative and factual information and is full of photographs and diagrams that will engage young readers and inspire them to join in the debate.
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  • World Issues: Racism

    Harriet Brundle

    Product Code: WIRC
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Racism is sadly a very topical issue right now and this informative hardback book will show children what exactly it is, how it can happen and what they can do to help stop it.

    This easy-to-read book examines the issue from a wide range of perspectives and is full of information, modern images and accessible text that will encourage children to get involved in the debate.
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  • Collins Primary Atlas

    Collins Maps

    Product Code: BTOJK
    Paperback 7 years +
    A curriculum-supportive Primary Atlas for children aged 7-11 years (Key Stage 2). Designed for use in the classroom or at home, this revised edition includes informative politically coloured reference mapping of all major world regions and relevant topics. * This primary atlas provides an introduction to mapping of the UK, Europe and all major regions of the world. It includes information on map reading skills, the meaning of scale and measuring distances. * The reference maps are informative, politically coloured, and easy to read with national capitals and major cities easily identifiable. The maps are supported with national flags and basic national statistics. * Continental maps are linked to the regional mapping and are supported by a selection of aerial and terrestrial photographs. Continental relief maps show layer colouring and major physical features are highlighted.
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  • Collins First Atlas

    Collins Maps

    Product Code: ALVRD
    Paperback 4 years +
    Collins First Atlas is a fun, vibrant and clear starter atlas for 4-7 year olds which provides an introduction to basic geographical and atlas vocabulary. This first atlas introduces the younger pupil to photographs and mapping of a local area. From this beginning the atlas gradually maps through regional, national, continental and world regions with global views of the wider world. Carefully selected map labels highlight certain countries or features which can be easily identified to illustrate the concept of mapping as it becomes more complex. All maps are supported with short informative sentences which use a basic geographical vocabulary.
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  • The World

    Collins

    Product Code: ATPFV
    Paperback 7 years +
    The World, an illustrated pictorial atlas, takes children on a journey of discovery around the countries of the World. Clear, colourful and highly informative, discover fascinating facts about the countries, cultures and landmarks of our world. Topics are introduced globally to explain simply the use of illustrations selected on the regional mapping. Mapping is arranged by continent for easy reference and each map is packed with useful statistics and fascinating facts about the world we live in. A great resource for schoolwork and home projects, easy to follow, fun and entertaining.
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  • Maps

    Aleksandra Mizielinska

    Product Code: AHWIA
    Hardback 7 years +
    This book of maps is a visual feast for readers of all ages, with lavishly drawn illustrations from the incomparable Mizielinskis. The maps show not only borders, cities, rivers, and peaks, but also places of historical and cultural interest, eminent personalities, iconic animals and plants, cultural events and many more fascinating facts associated with every region.
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  • Sticker Atlas of the World

    Alice Pearcey

    Product Code: AFWDX
    Paperback 7 years +
    From the experts at Usborne, this is a brilliantly interactive resource that will help children learn all about the countries of the world. With fantastic stickers and insightful facts, this proves a useful introduction to geography and features a range of famous capital cities. Famous world landmarks are also featured, including the Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen and the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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  • What's Where in the World?

    Product Code: AIBHT
    Hardback 7 years +
    Take a unique tour of Planet Earth and find out what goes where in the world. What's Where in the World is a unique visual encyclopedia of what's where in this world of ours. With 75 full-colour maps showing you things such as the world's tallest buildings, longest rivers, most dangerous earthquake spots and even where you can find animals that glow! Covering diverse topics in six chapters on Geography, Nature, People, History, Arts & Entertainment and Science & Technology, What's Where in the World is perfect for school projects or simply for sating that curiosity. Ever wondered where the best places to go diving for shipwrecks are? Look no further. The state-of-the-art 3D maps bring each and every page to life and you'll never be left wondering What's Where in the World again.
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  • Oxford Primary Atlas

    Patrick Wiegand

    Product Code: AAWVZ
    Paperback 7 years +
    The Oxford Primary Atlas is a clear, bright and informative atlas for all 7-11 year olds. This new edition includes up-to-date country data and easy-to-read colourful mapping, presented in an accessible visual layout based on research into how young children use maps. It features key curriculum themes such as landscapes, water, settlements, connections, and environments. It includes easy-to-use features such as learning statements to summarize each theme, focus panels to prompt independent or group enquiry, innovative grid codes to help children find places listed in the index, colourful photographs to aid children's understanding of map symbols, attractive artwork to provide a 'sense of place', and stimulating graphics to make large numbers easy to understand. This new edition of the Oxford Primary Atlas, specially written to support the requirements of primary geography at Key Stage 2, and incorporating the most popular features of the bestselling Oxford Junior Atlas, uses simple, clear mapping and colourful illustration to create a stimulating and informative atlas for all 7-11 year olds. The Oxford Primary Atlas is also accompanied by the Activity Book for independent work to develop map literacy skills, and the e-Atlas CD-ROM for whole class display on interactive whiteboard.
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  • Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia

    Product Code: AOMAB
    Hardback 7 years +
    This book explores the hidden depths of the ocean with this stunning visual encyclopedia for kids Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia reveals the secrets of the seas through stunning images and beautiful photography to engage and educate kids. From the Arctic to the Caribbean, tiny plankton to giant whales, sandy beaches to the deepest depths, Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia let's your child discover the mysterious world beneath the waves. Packed with fun facts for kids, this encyclopedia will dazzle your child covering everything from sea creatures and ocean birds to the Great Barrier Reef. Topics are presented through a combination of fun graphics, interesting fact-boxes and high-quality photographs. Look up an individual subject for school projects or curious minds can read from beginning to end!
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  • The Usborne Encyclopedia of World Religions

    Susan Meredith

    Product Code: AMPAG
    Paperback 7 years +
    A thought-provoking book offering a balanced exploration of the beliefs, history and customs of the major world religions and many lesser-known faiths. Beautiful photographs and engaging illustrations, maps and diagrams compliment the informative text.
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  • Tales from Japan

    Helen McAlpine

    Product Code: AMMHD
    Paperback 9 years +
    This extraordinary collection of stories from Japan are retellings of legends and fairy tales. You'll meet the Sea Spirit, the Moon God, the Emperor Kiyomori, Dragon Princess and many other magical characters. Amidst the stories, the beauty of Japan - its people, its animals and its landscape - is joyfully evoked. The stories include The Birth of Japan, Tales of the Heike, and the Tale of Princess Kaguya.
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  • Spanish on the Move for Kids

    Catherine Bruzzone

    Product Code: AHHRT
    Paperback 3 years +
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    "Spanish On the Move for Kids" is a fun and natural way to introduce children to the Spanish language. Now in CD format, this package is perfect for car trips, around the house, or anytime kids want to hear some Spanish fun. The 45-minute CD features twenty-two catchy songs that entertain kids while exposing them to Spanish language basics. The lyrics have been specifically developed for easy understanding - and the engaging melodies make singing along irresistible. The narrator highlights key words and phrases, reinforcing important vocabulary for young listeners; and each song is followed by a simple game or activity that gives kids the opportunity to show off what they have learned. The twenty-two songs reinforce a wide variety of basic vocabulary such as counting, family, holidays, school, animals, weather, and colors. The accompanying booklet features all the lyrics in both English and Spanish.
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  • A Brief Illustrated History of Exploration

    Clare Hibbert

    Product Code: BLZYV
    Paperback 9 years +
    A Brief Illustrated History of Exploration charts the history of exploration all the way from the first explorers, through to contact with the East, to the African coast, to the Northwest Passage and through to the discovery of North America. With stunning full-colour images and illustrations, this beautiful book is sure to fascinate and charm the young reader.
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  • Unusual Wonders

    Product Code: AZDYP
    Hardback 8 years +
    Discover the most amazing and unusual wonders the world has to offer, from Greece's Meteora Monasteries to India's Ajanta Caves and from Belize's Great Blue Hole to Mexico's Cave of Crystals. Get up close to their unique features and marvel at their breathtaking dimensions. What threats and challenges to these special phenomena face, and what is being done to ensure their survival for future generations to enjoy?
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