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Topics : Primary School Everyday Life Books

Our books about everyday life are full of life lessons for kids. They cover important concepts, feelings and behaviours in an interesting and accessible way.

  • Good to be Green Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: GTBG
    Collection 6 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Learn why it's good to be green...

    From what happens to food waste to the reasons why we should save water and recycle, these books will help children live a greener life and save the environment.

    The stories are fun to read and make it easy to understand the important messages while fact boxes offer extra information and there are also activity ideas, teaching notes and quizzes to complete.
    • £8.99
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  • How Are You Feeling Today? Set - 2 Books

    Product Code: HYFT
    Collection 6 years +
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    Emotions can be a difficult subject of conversation to start up with young children and many people don't know where to start. Molly Potter's How are You Feeling Today? can help... This set includes an activity and sticker book for extra interactive fun.

    Providing children aged 6 and over with straightforward, entertaining and (most importantly) appropriate ideas to help them deal with a selection of significant emotions, this book lets children choose a feeling that they can relate to and the provides strategies for dealing with it.

    Containing helpful notes for parents and covering both positive and negative emotions, How are You Feeling Today? is a delightful book that parent and child can explore together.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
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  • Sometimes Jokes Aren't Funny

    Amanda F. Doering

    Product Code: AOE2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Jamie, Terry, and Sydney have been going to Camp Barkley every summer since they were puppies. But when a new dog named Taylor joins their cabin, Taylor's mean jokes make Jamie feel left out and picked on. Young readers watch Jamie struggle with Taylor's jokes and learn safe ways to make it stop. Sensitive illustrations of gender-neutral animal characters help all children relate to the issue of covert, or indirect, bullying.
    • £4.99
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  • Pushing Isn't Funny

    Melissa Higgins

    Product Code: AKZ2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Bailey is a raccoon who loves math and the superhero Mighty Raccoon. But Bailey is getting physically bullied by Kim, a dog at school. Young readers watch Bailey struggle with bullying and learn safe ways to make it stop. Sensitive illustrations of gender-neutral animal characters help all children relate to the issue of physical bullying.
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  • Insults Aren't Funny

    Amanda F. Doering

    Product Code: AIY2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Casey the rabbit loves to play goalie on the soccer team. But when Casey fails to block a goal, Dana the squirrel starts calling Casey hurtful names. Young readers watch Casey struggle with bullying and learn safe ways to make it stop. Sensitive illustrations of gender-neutral animal characters help all children relate to the issue of verbal bullying.
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  • How Water Gets from Treatment Plants to Toilet Bowls

    Megan Cooley Peterson

    Product Code: AHZ2
    Hardback 5 years +
    (1)
    Hand-picked favourites
    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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  • How to Be Respectful

    Emily James

    Product Code: AHY2
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Children can learn all about just how important respect is with this easy-to-follow book. It has a fun question-and-answer format that helps them understand how they should treat others how they'd want to be treated themselves.
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  • Saving Water

    Rebecca Olien

    Product Code: AMW2
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Young readers can learn all about why it's so important to save water in this incredibly informative and accessible book.

    It highlights ways that readers can conserve water and also looks at the problems caused by changes in weather patterns and pollution. Activities will help further understanding.
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  • How to Be a Good Citizen

    Emily James

    Product Code: AHX2
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This book is full of tips that will help children become good citizens. It has a fun question-and-answer format that helps children take pride in themselves and tips on how they can help make the world a better place.
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  • See Inside Trains

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: ALKSM
    Hardback 6 years +
    (4)
    Trains hold a fascination for just about everybody and this lift-the-flap history of locomotion tells it all from Stephenson's Rocket to the bullet trains of today. You can lift the flaps to explore all kinds of exciting trains, from a luxury steam train fit for a queen to super-fast trains that run on magnets, trains that can climb up mountains, and lots, lots more. Part of a collectable series of interactive information books.
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  • Look Inside: Things That Go

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AIERY
    Hardback 5 years +
    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.
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  • Toys and Games

    Sally Hewitt

    Product Code: APXFA
    Paperback 5 years +
    Ways into History: Toys and Games looks at toys from the past and today, and explores how these have changed over time. It also studies how toys are made. In the Ways into History series, original illustrations and simple text bring the past alive, while questions and activities encourage historical research and build up confidence and enthusiasm.
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  • Wind-up Bus

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: APOWY
    Other 3 years +
    (1)
    A London Bus, with a wind-up model of a red, double-decker London bus and four tracks take you on a tour of the famous city. Find out about London's most famous landmarks and attractions as your bus stops on its way. The four tracks can also be taken out of the book and joined together to make one huge track for the bus to travel around.
    • £15.89
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  • Night Animals

    Jenny Wren

    Product Code: AWLNO
    Other Toddlers
    Explore a meadow, a busy farm, a dark street and a noisy garden in First Explorers: Night Animals. Meet owls, foxes, bats and lots of other amazing creatures who come out at night.

    Each scene has chunky push, pull and slide mechanisms, animals to spot and fun facts about night creatures.

    Beautifully illustrated by Jenny Wren, this title offers gentle learning and is a magical introduction to the natural world.

    Also available: Sea Creatures
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  • Toys and Games

    Sarah Ridley

    Product Code: APWUC
    Paperback 7 years +
    This series brings history alive with fascinating photographs that reveal the lives of everyday people. From marbles to computer games, Toys and Games allows readers to explore the enduring appeal of toys and games and to compare and contrast them through the ages.
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  • Very First Words at Home

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: APOUI
    Other 5 years +
    An attractive first word book, with lots of familiar things to spot and talk about. Helps to build young children's vocabularly and the essential acquisition of language skills. Part of a great-value collection of essential books - which every child should have.
    • £4.89
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  • Shopping Around the World

    Clare Lewis

    Product Code: APIUK
    Paperback 4 years +
    This book looks at the rich diversity of shopping experiences around the world. Through simple text and stunning photographs, it introduces children to similarities found when shopping in different cultures, as well as honouring differences.
    • £7.69
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  • Oxford Reading Tree: Level 1: Wordless Stories A: at School

    Roderick Hunt

    Product Code: AMJPI
    Paperback 5 years +
    The Level 1 Biff, Chip and Kipper Stories, written by Roderick Hunt and illustrated by Alex Brychta, provide both wordless stories and a rich story context to help develop language comprehension and decoding skills with simple first words and sentences. Wordless Stories A and Wordless Stories B introduce the characters and children learn that the pictures tell a story, where a story begins and how to turn the pages. First Words and More First Words introduce children to simple words and the characters' names. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.
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  • Transport in Many Cultures

    Martha EH Rustad

    Product Code: BMUDH
    Paperback 5 years +
    From homes and clothes to school and family, life is different all around the world. Culture makes us who we are. Grass-roofed huts, blue jeans, and ceremonial clothing are all a part of culture. Each striking photograph is accompanied by a world map that shows where it was taken.
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  • School in Many Cultures

    Heather Adamson

    Product Code: BMUDG
    Paperback 5 years +
    All over the world, students go to school. How are these schools the same as yours? How are they different?
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  • Homes in Many Cultures

    Heather Adamson

    Product Code: BMKAO
    Paperback 5 years +
    Step inside homes all over the world. What makes them the same as yours? What makes them different?
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  • Clothes in Many Cultures

    Heather Adamson

    Product Code: BMKAM
    Paperback 5 years +
    Get ready to see what people are wearing all over the world. How are their clothes like yours? How are they different?
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  • Birthdays in Many Cultures

    Martha EH Rustad

    Product Code: BMJGB
    Paperback 5 years +
    From homes and clothes to school and family, life is different all around the world. Culture makes us who we are. Grass-roofed huts, blue jeans, and ceremonial clothing are all a part of culture. Each striking photograph is accompanied by a world map that shows where it was taken.
    • £6.39
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  • I Keep Clean

    Martha EH Rustad

    Product Code: BMAZT
    Paperback
    Learning to keep clean is a tough job! Carefully levelled text allows the youngest readers to read independently and learn all about keeping clean.
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