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  • Science Sorted Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781509891184
    GMUR 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £6.99
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    • Just £1.40 per book
    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
  • Wildlife Wonders Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164137 - Pat Jacobs
    WLDW 7 years +
    Pat Jacobs
    7 years +
    • £6.99
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    • Just £1.17 per book
    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
  • The World in Infographics Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781526300034
    WINF 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £89.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    You may be wondering what infographics are... well, they're a brilliantly visual way to present bite-sized scientific facts in style. Using icons, pictograms and graphics, infographics make complex information accessible to all kinds of readers.

    In this 10-book collection, your children can learn all about the science behind the planet Earth, explore space and learn about the world's most impressive machines and vehicles. With facts presented in a way that mimics the media, these books are perfect children who are fascinated by facts.

    Other subjects children can explore throughout the collection include countries, technology, the human world, the natural world and sport.
    Format: paperback
  • DK Findout! Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241331255
    DKFD 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.00
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    • Just £1.00 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
  • Strange Science Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912171262
    SGSC 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £7.99
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    The Strange Science and Explosive Experiments series of books explores the grim, gruesome and grizzly side of science.

    Exploring the brutal elements of the body, the evil side of the ecosystem and sounds that shatter, these books are refreshing and explore a whole new ? gross, grizzly and gruesome ? side to science.

    Some of the books' observations are marvellously messy, too.
    Format: paperback
  • The Animal Box Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241329856
    ANLB 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £13.00
    • RRP £69.90
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    • Just £1.30 per book
    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
  • BAWHR 7 years +
    Harriet Brundle
    7 years +
    • £9.74
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    This new series gives readers an insight into one of the most important issues in today?s world: climate change. Through accessible language and an engaging design, children can explore the issues related to climate change and discover what effect humanity is having on the planet.
  • BAWHT 7 years +
    Harriet Brundle
    7 years +
    • £9.74
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    This new series gives readers an insight into one of the most important issues in today?s world: climate change. Through accessible language and an engaging design, children can explore the issues related to climate change and discover what effect humanity is having on the planet.
  • BAWHS 7 years +
    Harriet Brundle
    7 years +
    • £9.74
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £3.25
    This new series gives readers an insight into one of the most important issues in today?s world: climate change. Through accessible language and an engaging design, children can explore the issues related to climate change and discover what effect humanity is having on the planet.
  • BAWHU 7 years +
    Harriet Brundle
    7 years +
    • £9.74
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    Readers learn how weather patterns are affected by climate change in this comprehensive text, which aligns with current science curriculum topics and accessibly explores a concept readers are exposed to every day on the news. They discover how weather has changed over time because of factors such as greenhouse gases and the burning of fossil fuels. Information on how to minimize ones carbon footprint and help battle the damage caused by climate change is also included.
  • APPAD 7 years +
    Susan Meredith
    7 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    An informative guide to one of the hottest subjects around at the moment; mankind's effects on the planet and how we can reverse them. Written in a conversational style, this book is an approachable source of information on key subjects such climate change, recycling, energy sources and the small differences we can all make to save our planet.
  • AQCJG 7 years +
    Katie Dicker
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Where does the food we eat come from? What are the working conditions like for people who form part of the supply chain for the world's food industry? This book looks at the impact our food choices have on our lives and on the environment - both in terms of what we eat and the food we waste. It asks how we can improve our lives and those of others with the things we buy.
  • ALZJB
    Simon Basher
    • £7.89
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    Do you know your carbon cycle from your carbon footprint? Can you tell your greenhouse effect from your green house? And what exactly is a tipping point? If any of these questions leave you curious, then Basher Science: Climate Change is the book for you. It's a clear, comprehensive exploration of key earth science topics, brought to life in Basher's signature style. Meet Atmosphere, Solar Cycles, Greenhouse Effect, Climate Models, Butterfly Effect, Frankenstorm, Carbon Footprint, Eco Travel, Space Mirrors, and many more intriguing climate characters! Basher communicates science brilliantly and this is the perfect way in to the topic. Includes a must-have poster that readers will be proud to display on their walls.
  • APWHG 9 years +
    Louise Spilsbury
    9 years +
    • £12.99
    Children can take a look at the world's most inventive hybrid cars in How Electric and Hybrid Cars Work.

    They can discover how a hybrid engine is structured and how its different parts work, the different types of hybrid car available, how hybrid cars provide a green alternative to gas and oil-powered cars and the revolutionary new hybrid cars that we could be driving in the future.
  • AOYCR 7 years +
    Susan Meredith
    7 years +
    • £9.89
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    An informative guide to the 'hows' and 'whys' of recycling. Written in a conversational style, this book offers children an approachable source of information on key subjects such as what materials can and cannot be recycled and why, how to make a compost heap and why it is essential to recycle.
  • APVJA 7 years +
    Jillian Powell
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    This series takes readers on the journey a material takes when it is recycled, tracing its step-by-step route from when we finish with it, through the recycling process, to the new, recycled product. What Happens When We Recycle: Glass explains how glass is made and looks at the very many ways in which we use it. It then explores how it is collected, broken down and recycled and what new products are made with it. The book also includes tips on what readers can do to help recycle glass.
  • ARIZQ
    Catherine Chambers
    • £13.99
    Is burning coal still harmful today? What is fracking? What do we do when fossil fuels run out? This book looks at the potentially harmful implications on the state of our planet from the use of fossil fuels, discussing in depth the various techniques of fossil fuel extraction such as longwall mining for coal, the major effects of oil leaks and spills on the ocean and the reason for the heated debate about fracking. The book also looks at alternative energy sources such as biofuels, hydroelectric power and even a new type of rocket fuel.
  • ARIZP
    Catherine Chambers
    • £13.99
    How do we end up eating plastic bags? What is 'e-waste'? How do we recycle plastics? This book discusses recycling in a world that has an increasing amount of waste, looking at how effective we are globally at recycling and highlighting issues such as the dangers of recycling toxic or hazardous waste, the potential of 'blackwater' treatment and the use of new building materials that are sustainable, such as guadua bamboo.
  • ARJKY 9 years +
    Catherine Chambers
    9 years +
    • £7.19
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    Car, train, ship or aeroplane - which form of transport is most harmful to the atmosphere? What do farming techniques such as agrochemicals do? What is 'acid rain' and what are effects of it? This book takes a look at the impact that our modern world is having on our surrounding environment, from our use of fossil fuels and our increase in global food production and building work, to the rise in our transport production. Discover what steps scientists and engineers, and even ordinary people, are taking to develop sustainable solutions to these problems, from replastering festivals to buildings bound together using horse hair!
  • ARKIV 5 years +
    Richard Spilsbury
    5 years +
    • £12.99
    This book introduces readers to a range of endangered animals found in South America. Readers learn basic facts about each animal, and also why the animal's habitat is threatened. The book also considers what people can do to help, both at an international level and at the level of the readers themselves. Habitat maps, fact boxes, labels, and captions all combine to aid understanding.
  • ARJKV 9 years +
    Catherine Chambers
    9 years +
    • £7.19
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    What turns a flood event into a flood disaster? What can be done to protect crops from pests and fire? How do scientists detect likely tornado formation inside a thunderstorm? This book discusses natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, volcanoes, floods and droughts and looks into how scientists use their technology to try and protect people from them, such as seismology to detect earthquakes and sensors on buoys at sea to detect water pressure changes in the lookout for tsunamis, and whether these measures that are taken are effective or proactive enough.
  • ARJKX 9 years +
    Catherine Chambers
    9 years +
    • £7.19
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £1.80
    Is burning coal still harmful today? What is fracking? What do we do when fossil fuels run out? This book looks at the potentially harmful implications on the state of our planet from the use of fossil fuels, discussing in depth the various techniques of fossil fuel extraction such as longwall mining for coal, the major effects of oil leaks and spills on the ocean and the reason for the heated debate about fracking. The book also looks at alternative energy sources such as biofuels, hydroelectric power and even a new type of rocket fuel.
  • AQCJF 7 years +
    Mary Colson
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Who makes the technology we use every day in school and at home? What are the working conditions like for people who form part of the supply chain for the world's technology industry? This book looks at the impact our use of technology has on our lives and on the environment and asks how we can improve our lives and those of others with the things we buy.
  • AKIFC 9 years +
    Louise Spilsbury
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
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    Energy comes in many forms, and we depend on it in many ways. This book explores the different forms of energy, looking at how it can be transferred and used.