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Our Ks2 home books show children how important a happy home life is and the ways in which it can help them have a more positive attitude in educational and social situations..

  • Mapping My World Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: MAPW
    Collection 6 years +
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    Children can map their way forward with these four books.

    This vibrant series introduces young readers to maps and mapping conventions. The books have simple graphics and easy-to-understand text explaining what maps are, how to read them, and even how readers can make their own.

    Each book features a useful hands-on learning activity that readers can do to reinforce the mapping skills they have learned.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
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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.
    • £6.99
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  • Read Write Inc. Phonics: Home More Phonics Flashcards

    Ruth Miskin

    Product Code: AFATT
    Other 5 years +
    BL The starting point of Ruth Miskin's popular Read Write Inc phonic teaching programme BL Speed Sound Flashcards introduce the sounds and the corresponding graphemes (letters), to enable children to decode words easily so they are ready to read the storybooks. BL Follows on from Read Write Inc Flashcards Set 1 BL Introduce the sounds and corresponding letters with pictures and short phrases to help children remember the sound BL Guidance for parents to practice the Speed Sounds with their child is offered throughout
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  • Read Write Inc. Home: Phonics Flashcards

    Ruth Miskin

    Product Code: ADPGQ
    Other 5 years +

    Speed Sound Flashcards introduce the sounds and the corresponding letters to enable children to decode words easily so they are ready to read. Set 1 includes the letter sounds a-z and the sounds sh, ch th, nk and ng. Picture/Word cards are included for children to practise using the sounds they have learnt in context. Guidance for parents to practise the Speed Sounds with their child is offered throughout.

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  • In The Past: Toys

    Dereen Taylor

    Product Code: AQBKT
    Paperback 5 years +
    The 'Popcorn' series aims to develop children's knowledge and understanding of the world by covering a wide range of topics in a fun, colourful and interactive way. Each title has a lively design, engaging text and features an activity at the end of each book. The titles have been written in conjunction with a literacy consultant to ensure the text is completely appropriate for the age-range.
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  • Homes

    Jane M. Bingham

    Product Code: APVXM
    Hardback 5 years +
    This title explores how houses and homes have changed from the Victorian era through to the present day. It considers how building materials have changed and how different features of the house have evolved from fireplaces to toilets and from bedrooms to sitting rooms. Childrens are encouraged to examine the world around them and use the examples provided in the book to better understand the history of their own home. Start-Up History is a series of 6 titles looking at everyday objects and events from their historical perspective and encourages readers to ask questions about what they can see on the page and how that might relate to their own experiences building skills and historical vocabulary. Perfect introductory history texts for 5-7 KS1 readers.
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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.
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  • The Story of Rubbish

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: APNAQ
    Hardback 5 years +
    This is a new edition to the classic title in "Young Reading Series Two", which is aimed at children whose reading ability and confidence allows them to tackle longer and more complex stories. It smells horrible and look disgusting, but rubbish hasn't always been a problem. Some of it can even be useful. You can squelch through its intriguing story, past ancient animal droppings, stinking sewers and dirty nappies. It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.
    • £5.39
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  • Oxford Reading Tree: Level 4: Stories: House for Sale

    Roderick Hunt

    Product Code: AMLPC
    Paperback 5 years +
    The Level 4 Biff, Chip and Kipper Stories, written by Roderick Hunt and illustrated by Alex Brychta, provide a rich story context to help develop language comprehension and decoding skills. Stories, More Stories A, More Stories B and More Stories C help children to progress from teacher-supported reading at the early Levels to more independent reading. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.
    • £5.19
    • RRP £5.25
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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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  • My Brother and Sister

    Katie Dicker

    Product Code: AQCQP
    Paperback 5 years +
    Looking at the different relationships people have with their brothers and sisters, and how to build on these relationships and keep them strong.
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  • The Three Little Pigs and the New Neighbour

    Andy Blackford

    Product Code: APWLJ
    Paperback 5 years +
    The Three Little Pigs are terrified when they find out who their new neighbour is! Will they all get eaten up by the Big Bad Wolf?
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  • Happy Families Game

    Jo Litchfield

    Product Code: APNGJ
    Hardback 5 years +
    Every child loves playing traditional card games such as Snap. Suitable for young children, this work contains cards that are illustrated with the author's hand-made model characters and features everyday objects such as apples and balloons.
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  • Talking About the Past

    Nick Hunter

    Product Code: APIUJ
    Paperback 5 years +
    This book, Talking About the Past, introduces readers to some of the key skills they will need to successfully find and interview older relatives, neighbours and other community figures in order to find out more about their family and local community's recent history.
    • £8.89
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  • History Around You

    Nick Hunter

    Product Code: APIUF
    Paperback 5 years +
    This book, History Around You, introduces readers to finding and analyzing primary and secondary sources that they might find at home (old letters, toys in the attic, family photographs, etc.), as well as old buildings, cemeteries, shops, factories and museums in their local community.
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  • Very First Book of Things to Spot: at Home

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: APICB
    Other 5 years +
    A look-and-talk book for very young children, with simple, bright illustrations and lots to see and spot on every page. Children can spot everyday household items in various rooms around the house. Perfect for sharing with little children and will help them learn new words and develop vital pre-reading skills.
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  • Oxford Reading Tree: Level 4: Stories: the New House

    Roderick Hunt

    Product Code: AMLPB
    Paperback 5 years +
    The Level 4 Biff, Chip and Kipper Stories, written by Roderick Hunt and illustrated by Alex Brychta, provide a rich story context to help develop language comprehension and decoding skills. Stories, More Stories A, More Stories B and More Stories C help children to progress from teacher-supported reading at the early Levels to more independent reading. 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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  • Oxford Reading Tree: Level 6: Fireflies: Unusual Buildings

    Anne-Marie Parker

    Product Code: AMJQV
    Paperback 5 years +
    This book is part of the Oxford Reading Tree Fireflies series which offer a wide range of stimulating non-fiction titles for young children. It includes a variety of topics covering all areas of the curriculum, from science to citizenship. The books have a bright modern page design, and are illustrated with colour photographs. They are carefully graded across 10 levels and contain built-in progression and vocabulary repetition throughout. Each book includes notes for parents/carers and teaching assistants on the inside covers. Help with childrens reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. This book is also available as part of a mixed pack of 6 different books or a class pack of 36 books of the same ORT level.
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  • Project X Origins: Pink Book Band, Oxford Level 1+: My Home: A New Home

    Jan Burchett

    Product Code: AMHVK
    Paperback 5 years +
    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. In A New Home we meet Meg and follow her journey as she finds a new home with a difference. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.
    • £5.09
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  • Project X Origins: Pink Book Band, Oxford Level 1+: My Family: My Family

    Emma Lynch

    Product Code: AMHVG
    Paperback 5 years +
    Project X Origins is a ground-breaking guided reading programme for the whole school. Action-packed stories, fascinating non-fiction and comprehensive guided reading support meet the needs of children at every stage of their reading development. In this non-fiction book, My Family, find out about different family members and what they can do. Each book contains inside cover notes that highlight challenge words, prompt questions and a range of follow-up activities to support children in their reading.
    • £4.49
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  • Homes in the Past

    Sian Smith

    Product Code: AKRHJ
    Paperback 4 years +
    This volume takes a simple look at homes in the past, highlighting the diversity of homes that people lived in around the world at different times. The homes featured include Roman houses, castles, Native American earth lodges, stately homes, and city dwellings from around the world in times past.
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  • Homes That Move

    Sian Smith

    Product Code: AKRHI
    Paperback 4 years +
    This volume takes a simple look at homes that move, highlighting the diversity of homes that people live in around the world. The homes featured include Native American Tipis, Bedouin tents, houseboats, caravans, and more.
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  • Electricity

    Chris Oxlade

    Product Code: AGKNM
    Paperback 5 years +
    This series encourages science inquiry with an interactive, investigative, and visual approach to a wide range of core curriculum topics. The format allows students to use scientific processes such as prediction, hypothesis, and inference in answering a series of questions on important topics throughout the book.
    • £7.69
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  • Rural Homes

    Sian Smith

    Product Code: AKHKZ
    Paperback 4 years +
    This volume takes a simple look at rural homes around the world, highlighting the diversity of homes that people live in. The homes featured include traditional 'Western' farmhouses, bamboo and grass houses in Indonesia, mud houses in Togo, and houses on stilts in Bangladesh.
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