Topics : Primary School Animal Books

Our children's books about animals and habitats will help your students learn all about the different creatures that have walked on Earth. Suitable for KS1 and KS2 level, we even have animal picture books in our hand-picked selection..

  • 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
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  • SEAB 5 years +

    The Sea Book (Hardback)

    Charlotte Milner

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    Following on from The Bee Book, Charlotte Milner's The Sea Book contains a selection of fascinating fishy facts and beautiful illustrations of the sea and what lives in it.

    Bright and bold, this book features mammals, fish, invertebrates and reptiles and also looks at their habitats - from the icy tundra to colourful coral reefs and the deepest, darkest depths where all kinds of strange but stunning animals live.

    This celebration of the sea also highlights the important ecological issues we are currently facing and clearly explains the damaging effects humans are having on marine life - and what children can do to rectify this e.g. living plastic free and crafting their own recycled shopping bag from an old T-shirt!
    • £3.99
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  • LTAH 5 years +

    Welcome to Our Habitats Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    Honor Head

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    This series of books explains to children how living things depend on each other and their environment for survival. They're packed with facts, core curriculum information and awe-inspiring photographs.

    These handy books explain the connections and interactions between the plants and animals and how they can help them make their habitats home.

    The four books in this collection are dedicated to the Arctic, the desert, the rainforest and the Coral Reef.

    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
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  • PETD 5 years +

    How to Take Care of your Pet Dinosaur Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Kirsty Holmes

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    Any child who dreams of owning a prehistoric pet will find the tips in these dino-tastic books invaluable. They reveal where Stegosaurs sleep, what a Diplodocus eats and just how you hatch a T-rex egg.

    These F.O.S.S.I.L. guides are packed with useful tips and tricks for budding dinosaur trainers and contain a host of jaw-dropping facts alongside eye-catching artwork.

    They are written in an engaging style and will complement any child's early learning.
    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
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  • ATLS 7 years +

    Children's Atlas Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

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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
    • £5.99
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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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  • ANLB 7 years +

    The Animal Box Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    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
    • £14.99
    • RRP £69.90
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  • WLDW 7 years +

    Wildlife Wonders Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Pat Jacobs

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    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
    • £6.99
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  • WIYG 7 years +

    RSPB Wildlife in Your Garden (Paperback)

    Mike Dilger

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    Young nature enthusiasts can get up close and personal with the animals that visit their garden by following the tips in this essential guide from the RSPB. It's packed with cool illustrations and photographs of the wildlife they should be looking out for.

    From cool creepy-crawlies to beautiful birds, this bright and engaging book is full of facts and explains where and when you can spot all kinds of wildlife. It also covers butterflies, hedgehogs and plants.

    By following the advice and suggestions in this book, children (and you) might even have the chance to welcome some unexpected visitors into your garden.
    • £4.99
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  • OTOW 5 years +

    Giant Adventures: On the Trail of the Whale (Hardback)

    Camilla De la Bedoyere

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    This large-format hardback will tell your little undersea explorer everything they want to know about the creatures that live under the sea.

    Otto the Octopus has lost his best friend Hula and is need of some help. Children have to follow the clues, complete the activities and tick off the checklist of animals they spot along the way.

    This is a lovely interactive book for little nature lovers.
    • £3.99
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  • CIO2 3 years +

    Commotion in the Ocean (Paperback)

    Giles Andreae

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    Commotion In The Ocean is a snappy collection of poems from award-winning team Giles Andreae and David Wojtowycz. The lively and appealing language makes these poems lots of fun to read aloud. And the vivid illustrations will definitely tickle a funny bone or two. If you enjoyed a Rumble in the Jungle, then you'll love this, and so will your little one!
    • £3.99
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  • BKC2 5 years +

    The Awesome Book of Animals (Paperback)

    Adam Frost (Author)

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    Did you know that there is a tree-climbing fish? Or that some bees drink crocodile tears? Or that a jellyfish was sent into space? Be truly inspired by incredible facts about the creatures that share our planet. Find out: If you're as tall as an emperor penguin or a velociraptor Whether a honey badger could beat a lion in a fight How one man was swallowed head first by a great white shark - and survived! Find out disgusting, hilarious, weird and wacky facts with this awesome book! Are you ready for another EPIC book from the winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2016 (Best Book with Facts)?
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  • ARB2 5 years +

    The Emperor's Egg (Paperback)

    Martin Jenkins

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    An award-winning picture book about the Emperor penguin's parenting. The Emperor penguin is the only large animal to remain on the Antarctic mainland throughout its bitterly inhospitable winter. Once the female has laid her egg, she heads back to the sea, leaving the male to incubate it. He then spends two months standing on the freezing cold ice with the egg on his feet! This is his story.
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  • WSLB 5 years +

    Whose Little Baby Are You? Collection (Collection)

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    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.
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    • £5.99
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    WITB 5 years +

    Giant Adventures: Where is the Bear? (Hardback)

    Camilla De la Bedoyere

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    This large-format hardback will tell your little nature enthusiast everything they want to know about the creatures that live in the world's forests.

    A panda has lost his friend and comes across all kinds of fun characters and rhyming riddles as he tries to track them down. Children have to follow the clues, complete the activities and tick off the checklist of animals they spot along the way.

    This is a lovely interactive book for little nature lovers.
    • £3.49
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  • NGBD 7 years +

    National Geographic Explorer Guide: Birds (Paperback)

    National Geographic Kids

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    Find adventure, have fun outdoors and be a bird spotter with this ultimate explorer field guide from National Geographic Kids!

    Packed with facts and photos, this fun guide will make children look and listen to find the feathered friends right in their own gardens. From ducks to hawks and sparrows to sandpipers, it's the perfect introduction to birds and makes identifying them easy.

    It contains the most common birds in Great Britain and Ireland and is a great size for taking in backpacks on days trips or camping holidays.
    • £3.99
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  • FTZ2 Toddlers

    First 100 Animals (Other)

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    Young children will have so much fun seeing animals in their own special habitats and comparing those that are furry, feathery and fishy in this brilliant First 100 Animals book!

    A vibrant combination of photography and artwork helps bring the animals to life and will give children plenty to pore over, while the easy-to-read labels encourage children to sound out new words for the first time.

    A brilliant first word and picture book full of animals that will inspire little ones to ask questions about the animals they love!
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  • AMTH 5 years +

    Animaths Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

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    Become a roaring success when it comes to maths by working through these engaging books. They feature cut-out photos of animals and bright colours to help even the most reluctant of mathematicians!

    This fun series uses exciting, high-interest animals to capture the imagination and help children engage with maths.

    Key topics and concepts are explored including comparing, measuring and subtraction. Perfect for reluctant maths students, the colourful illustrations and photos make the subjects relatable and enjoyable.
    • £7.99
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  • HINC 9 years +

    Heroes (Hardback)

    David Long

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    Animals have been saving lives for as long as there have been wars and this fully illustrated hardback book tells some of their most incredible and poignant stories.

    From an Alsatian who became a hero of the Blitz to a donkey who served as an ambulance and even a bear who did magnificent things, these animals are truly extraordinary.

    With David Long's revealing and informative text brought to life by Kerry Hyndman's stunning artwork, this is an anthology of animal tales that proves not all heroes are human. The stories will astonish, engross, move and delight.
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  • EGD2 7 years +

    In Focus: Oceans and Seas (Paperback)

    Kingfisher

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    Learn everything you ever wanted to know about oceans with this magazine-style book. It's packed with top 10 lists, fast facts, quickfire quizzes and beautiful photographs.
    • £3.99
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  • EFX2 5 years +

    Life Cycles: Grassland (Paperback)

    Sean Callery

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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.
    • £2.99
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  • EEF2 4 years +

    Rounds: Parker Penguin (Paperback)

    Emma Tranter

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    Learn all about the life cycle of a penguin with this exciting book. Its narrative tells the story of Parker, explaining everything about the way he lives and how he survives and thrives. It's packed with interesting facts and stunning illustrations.
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  • EFY2 6 years +

    In Focus: Polar Lands (Paperback)

    Kingfisher

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    This magazine-style book focuses on the polar landscape and will tell children everything from what a glacier calf is to the reasons why polar bears don't hunt penguins.

    It includes top 10 lists, fast facts, quickfire quizzes and some truly stunning photographs.
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  • EED2 4 years +

    Rounds: Cora Caterpillar (Paperback)

    Barry Tranter

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    Learn all about the life cycle of a caterpillar with Cora!

    This bright and bold book explains the details of how caterpillars live, survive and evolve into butterflies. It contains an exciting combination of fascinating facts, graphic illustrations and easy-to-follow text.
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