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Our KS1 and KS2 transport books cover trains, planes and automobiles They look at the engineering behind the inventions and their landmark journeys. We also have books looking at the incredible routes people have taken throughout history.

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Topics : Primary School Journeys & Transport Books

  • My Little Book of Cars

    Product Code: MLBC
    Paperback 5 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    How does a car actually work? How has car safety changed over the years?

    My Little Book of Cars is packed full of cool photos and bite-sized information that children can dip into. It's perfect for reluctant readers and those who'd rather read facts than fiction.

    The simple text will encourage children to talk about the topic with passion and enthusiasm.
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  • Taking Flight

    Adam Hancher

    Product Code: TFLI
    Hardback 5 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    The Wright brothers were determined to be the first men in the world to fly - but how did they achieve their dream?

    This illustrated book captures the golden age of aviation and celebrates the Wright brothers' determination, ingenuity and courage. It shows children, in a narrative style, how the brothers came up with the idea of flying and how they went about building their inventions.

    Written by Adam Hancher, this is a thrilling book about one of the great historic achievements. It's the perfect complement (and an ideal bedtime story) to their learning at school.
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  • That's Not My Car

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ACMNO
    Board Toddlers

    That's Not My Car is part of Usborne's popular series of touchy-feely books that feature bright pictures and patches of different textures that will help babies and toddlers develop sensory and language awareness. Little ones will love turning the pages and be enthralled when they get to touch the feely patches.

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  • That's Not My Train

    Fiona Watts

    Product Code: ADPGR
    Board Toddlers

    Colourful illustrations with intriguing bumpy, smooth and fluffy surfaces to explore make That's Not My Train...brilliant for babies and toddlers. There's lots to talk about as you read the book and little ones will learn new words and develop their sensory awareness at the same time! Once you've read one of these quirky little board books, you'll definitely want to read more!

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  • That's Not My Tractor

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ABKEY
    Board Toddlers
    This is a lovely new edition of this popular title in the groundbreaking "That's not my..." series. It combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel. It helps very young children develop important language and sensory skills. Series awarded 'Best Buy' by the readers of "Prima Baby" magazine.
    • £6.79
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  • Planes

    Fiona Patchett

    Product Code: APNNR
    Hardback 4 years +
    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, accompanied by short, informative text.
    • £5.39
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  • That's Not My Truck

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AEBHS
    Board Toddlers
    Here is a fresh new edition of this popular title with updated artwork. It is a part of award winning series shortlisted for the British Book Industry Stora Enso Award for Design and Production. It combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel on each page. It helps very young children develop important language and sensory skills. This series awarded 'Best Buy' by the readers of "Prima Baby" magazine.
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  • First Book of Emergency Vehicles

    Isabel Thomas

    Product Code: APVLM
    Paperback 5 years +
    From fire trucks to ambulances and everything in between! Find out all about 30 types of emergency vehicles - police cars, helicopters, rescue boats, police motorcycles and many more - in this beautifully illustrated and annotated first guide to emergency vehicles. Includes a fun spotter's chart to fill in!
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  • Big Machines Rescue!

    Catherine Veitch

    Product Code: APKFQ
    Paperback 5 years +
    These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colourful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines that come to our rescue including fire engines, lifeboats and helicopters. Find out which rescue machine is the mightiest of them all!
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  • Big Machines Float!

    Catherine Veitch

    Product Code: AOWCG
    Paperback 5 years +
    These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colourful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines that can float including cruise ships, hovercraft, and ice-breakers. Find out which floating machine is the mightiest of them all!
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  • Usborne Look Inside: An Airport

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AGBYD
    Hardback 5 years +
    (1)
    Full of unusual equipment, strange machines and - of course - lots of planes, children are fascinated by airports.

    This book can help young kids find out more about how an airport works - from checking in to how the suitcase ends up on the plane. With flaps to lift and colourful illustrations throughout, this is a richly informative book.
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  • Big Machines Fly!

    Catherine Veitch

    Product Code: AQGIP
    Paperback 5 years +
    These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colourful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines that can fly including super jumbos, rockets, and space shuttles. Find out which flying machine is the mightiest of them all!
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  • My First Sound Book: Farm Vehicles!

    Annette Rusling

    Product Code: ANLFJ
    Hardback 3 years +
    Learn all about farmyard vehicles in this exciting sound book packed full of things that chug through the fields and farmyards - from terrific tractors to brilliant balers! With bright colours, appealing photographs and a super chugging sound, this book is full of interactive farming action!
    • £6.89
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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.
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  • Ships

    Conrad Mason

    Product Code: AAUMX
    Hardback 6 years +
    This is a new addition to the "See Inside" series about ships throughout history from Viking longboats to Spanish galleons, ironclads to aircraft carriers. Lifting the flaps reveals the insides of ships from across the ages, explaining in simple, clear language what they were used for, how the crew and passengers lived and how they sailed the oceans. It includes a gate-fold page of a huge aircraft carrier.
    • £9.89
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  • All Kinds of Bikes

    Lisa J. Amstutz

    Product Code: BMAZJ
    Paperback 5 years +
    One wheel, two wheels, or three? There is a perfect bike for every rider. Check out the range of bike styles and find the perfect one for you.
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  • High-Speed Trains

    Nikki Bruno Clapper

    Product Code: ARJET
    Hardback
    All aboard! Hop on the fastest trains in the world to see where they go, how they work, and how fast these bullet trains can go.
    • £11.89
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  • Very First Words Things That Go

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: APOUK
    Other Toddlers
    This title offers lots of vehicles for small children to spot and talk about. It helps with the essential acquisition of language skills.
    • £5.39
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  • Build Your Own Cars and Trucks Sticker Book

    Simon Tudhope

    Product Code: APHBV
    Paperback 5 years +
    Two books in one, this substantial volume features a whole host of cars and trucks - all of which are missing their finishing touches. Children can use the hundreds of stickers provided to add authentic details to the real-life racing cars, rally cars, monster trucks and more.
    • £9.59
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  • Machines at the Airport

    Sian Smith

    Product Code: AKIBZ
    Paperback 5 years +
    This title uses simple text and labelled photographs to examine a wide range of cool machines used at the airport, revealing how each machine solves a particular problem. The machines covered include jet aeroplanes, staircases on wheels, scanners, conveyor belts, radar, and more!
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  • Wind-up Pirate Ship

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: ADWFI
    Board 5 years +
    Captain Blackjack and his crew set sail for buried treasure but there are lots of dangers they must avoid along the way. This exciting pirate adventure comes with a wind-up pirate ship, and the interactive story book has three tracks for it to sail around on! Hours of fun for ages 3 and over.
    • £15.29
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  • Trains, Truck & Tractors

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AFFUV
    Paperback 3 years +
    This is a wonderfully entertaining activity book for young vehicle enthusiasts, with over 300 stickers of wheels, cabs, carriages, tracks, trailers, animals and drivers that can be put together on the page to create attractive scenes. Large, colourful stickers, many interchangeable, provide a wealth of picture-making possibilities. Vehicles include trucks, trains and tractors of all different kinds, from old-fashioned steam trains to monster racing trucks.
    • £9.09
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  • Pull-back Busy Train

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AFFNL
    Hardback 4 years +
    This is an exciting storybook with four embedded tracks and a pull-back train toy that will amuse little children again and again. You can pull-back the train to start its 'engine' then place it on the tracks and watch it zoom across away from the city station, across bridges and fields, over a long viaduct until it reaches its destination at the zoo. There's so much to look for, talk about and spot on every page, it will make a gift present, and is guaranteed to delight and entertain anyone who loves trains.
    • £14.39
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  • Holiday

    Jessica Greenwell

    Product Code: AEBEQ
    Paperback 5 years +
    There is a great way for young children to begin joining in the fun of the Holidays with this fantastic sticker book. Children will enjoy fixing the picture stickers onto each fun scene, including Packing the car, A day at the beach, a Visit to the museum and a Trip to the Water park. This title is presented with over 100 holiday stickers to keep little children occupied.
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