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Topics : Primary School Journeys & Transport Books

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.

  • Black Friday

    My Little Book of Dump Trucks and Diggers

    Product Code: LBDD
    Paperback 5 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    What do dumper trucks and diggers actually do?

    My Little Book of Dump Trucks and Diggers 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.
    • £2.99
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  • Black Friday

    My Little Book of Cars

    Product Code: MLBC
    Paperback 5 years +
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    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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  • Black Friday

    My Little Book of Emergency Vehicles

    Product Code: LBEV
    Paperback 5 years +
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    How does an ambulance work? What does a tow truck actually do?

    My Little Book of Emergency Vehicles 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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  • City Trains

    Gail Saunders-Smith, PhD

    Product Code: AEC2
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Learn everything you ever wanted to know about trains with this accessible guide. It looks at the different types including underground trains, elevated railways and light rail trains. It also looks into how they work, where they go and why so many people use them.
    • £6.99
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  • How Food Gets from Farms to Shop Shelves

    Erika L. Shores

    Product Code: AHU2
    Hardback 5 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Have you ever wondered how your breakfast cereal or a banana gets on to the shelves of your local supermarket? This accessible science book will show you.

    It explains how food gets from farms to stores and looks at the role the community workers play in this process.
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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.
    • £7.99
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  • Usborne: Look Inside Trains

    Alex Frith

    Product Code: AMWZU
    Other 5 years +
    From traditional steam trains to super-fast bullet trains, this fact-filled information book allows children to look inside locomotives and find out how they work. Young readers can lift-the-flaps to discover fun facts and find out about the history of train travel.
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  • First Sticker Book Cars

    Simon Tudhope

    Product Code: ALHMK
    Paperback 3 years +
    Many children are fascinated by vehicles and in this brightly illustrated sticker book they can create their own car-filled pictures. Lots of busy scenes and more than 150 stickers of cars of all shapes, sizes and colours to add to them.
    • £4.89
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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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  • 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.
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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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  • The Diggers and Trucks Colouring Book

    Chris Dickason

    Product Code: AJXFZ
    Paperback
    Any child who loves trucks and diggers will enjoy being transported through this amazing colouring book. Jam-packed with exciting things to colour from monster lorries and bulldozers to awesome diggers, forklifts, trucks and lots more, it's guaranteed to put boredom in reverse and keep kids entertained for hours on end.
    • £5.89
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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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  • Trains

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: APOMW
    Hardback 4 years +
    A fantastic addition to the popular "Beginners" series, providing an informative introduction to the fascinating world of trains for young readers. Terrific reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction, this is an exciting introduction to trains, covering everything from the first steam and diesel trains, to modern day high-speed passenger trains. It also looks at rail networks, underground trains, how trains travel uphill, and famous long-distance train routes, like the Orient Express. It is developed with a reading expert from Roehampton University to help young readers grow in confidence.
    • £3.99
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  • Look Inside: Cars

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AEKLH
    Hardback 5 years +
    This is a fascinating flap book packed with interesting information about cars, from how the first automobiles were invented, to how speedy racing cars get around tracks. Each of the seven double-page spreads have several flaps to lift, many with double flaps, and several of them also have fun paper technology such as sliding a race car or moving a car along a production line in a factory. Other spreads look inside a busy car repair shop, and a scrap yard where old cars get crushed.
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  • Build Your Own Trucks Sticker Book

    Simon Tudhope

    Product Code: AHVUH
    Paperback
    (2)
    With this sticker book, readers can make their own monster trucks, army trucks, fire engines and many more vehicles by adding stickers of wheels, headlights and mirrors.
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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.
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  • Wipe-Clean Dot-to-Dot Things That Go

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AOYAI
    Paperback 5 years +
    Pen control is an essential skill which children need to master before they can learn to write. This wipe-clean book provide plenty of opportunities to practice this and their counting skills, as children move the special pen from one dot to the next to reveal a variety of vehicles.
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  • Build Your Own Cars Sticker Book

    Simon Tudhope

    Product Code: AGBYE
    Paperback 5 years +
    Each supercar in this colourful sticker book needs its wheels, headlights, trim and other details added.

    All are available as stickers at the back of the book so that children can complete a rally car, a Le Mans car, a Pro Mod racer, an SUV and many more.
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  • Diggers Sticker Book

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: AEBCK
    Paperback 3 years +
    The Diggers Sticker Book is a great treat for any digger-mad child. It encourages children to fill in the fun building site using colourful stickers provided. Ideal for any child aged 3 or over who is fascinated with diggers!
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  • First Sticker Book Airports

    Sam Smith

    Product Code: AOGMO
    Paperback 5 years +
    Children can create their own busy airport scenes showing people and planes arriving at the airport, getting ready to fly, taking off and up in the air. With over 100 stickers depicting holidaymakers with their luggage, pilots and cabin crew, the runway staff who bring planes in safely to land, and of course a selection of different aeroplanes.
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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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  • 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.
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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.
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