Primary School Journeys & Transport Books

  • I-Spy Get Outdoors Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9780007969876
    ISPC 5 years +
    5 years +
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    • £9.99
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    • Just 83.00p per book
    Children will love spotting things on their travels with these interactive, pocket-sized books. They encourage them to discover more about the world around them and are packed with photos, facts and fun.

    There are books full of things for children to spot while they're on a camping trip; enjoying a day at the seaside; or even just playing in the garden. They'll love ticking off everything they see and scoring each item as they earn more and more points.

    These books are perfect to use as homework projects or just to keep children happily entertained on a long journey.

    These books have been hand-picked from Collins and Michelin's i-Spy range. The numbers on the spine of each book refers to this wider range.
  • TFLI 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
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    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.
  • I Wonder Why Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780753442944
    IWDR 5 years +
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    Inquisitive children will love this set of 20 fact-filled books which explore a variety of topics ranging from pirates and planes to penguins and pyramids.

    Written in a child-friendly and conversational style, these books are educational in an amusing and imaginative way and are sure to delight readers who want to know more about the world around them.

    Among the intriguing questions they provide answers to are 'why does the wind blow?', 'why does soap make bubbles?' and 'why did the Romans wear togas?'
  • It's All About... Collection - 16 Books - Collection - 9780753443132
    ITAA 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This collection of 16 fact-filled books looks at a huge range of fascinating topics including the natural world, the animal kingdom, science vehicles and transport.

    Each book is packed with facts and stats and comes with eight collectable cards to tear out and keep. Free extra content such as downloadable audio to accompany the books is available by logging into a special URL disclosed in the books.

    Format: paperback
  • AEC2 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.
  • AHU2 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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.
  • AEKLH 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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.
  • AGBYD 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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.
  • AIERY 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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.
  • AMWZU 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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.
  • AOWCG 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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!
  • APKFQ 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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!
  • APKFO 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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 you can drive including monster trucks, tractors, and giant motorbikes. Find out which driving machine is the mightiest of them all!
  • AQGIP 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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!
  • AKRPM 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This title uses simple text and labelled photographs to examine a wide range of cool machines used on the road, revealing how each machine solves a particular problem. The machines covered include bicycles, motorbikes, cars, trucks, fire engines, bin lorries, maintenance vehicles, and more!
  • ARIVL
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    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!
  • ASVTY
    • £8.99
    What would we do without the inventions that we use every day? When did they come into being? Who first conceived of them, and how did they become a reality? The Greatest Inventions of All Time uses original and contemporaneous material from The National Archives to look at some of the most important inventions of all time, and how they came into being. The book delves into the original sources that tell us about inspirational inventors and their inventions. Revealing the mind-boggling capacity for human resourcefulness, it uses documents such as inventors' correspondence, patents, sketches and photographs to tell the stories behind some of the objects we use on a daily basis.
  • AIUPI 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £6.99
    This title features 15 easy-to-follow experiments for learning fun. You can find out about things that go - including you! You can test the power of gravity, make a pulley, construct your own water wheel, and much more. Lively photographs and illustrations show children carrying out the practical projects in simple stages, making learning accessible and fun. A detailed glossary explains all the science terms used. It is perfect for home or school use by 5- to 7-year-olds. It includes safety instructions for children and guidance notes for grown-ups. Why is ice slippery? What are gears? How do running shoes help you to sprint faster? How do you keep your balance? What is wind power? All of these questions and many others are answered in this exciting book, which explores the different aspects of forces and movement. Use pulling and pushing power to move toy trucks, make a lever, and use sandpaper to demonstrate friction. This book introduces younger readers to science in a structured but interesting way. Fun activities encourage young children to explore and learn about the world around them, and complement the scientific points outlined in the simple introductory text.
  • AOWBY 5 years +
    5 years +
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    • RRP £7.99
    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 building and construction machines including giant drills, excavators, cranes, and bulldozers. Find out which building machine is the mightiest of them all!
  • ARJQW 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Who were the Wright brothers? This book enables you to discover how two young men made the first flying machine. From their early attempts to their successful flights, find out how they helped people take to the skies.
  • ARJER
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    All aboard! Hop on a freight train to see where they go, what they carry, and why they are used around the world.
  • ARJET
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    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.
  • ARJES
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    All aboard! Hop on a passenger train and learn about how they work, where they go, and who rides in passenger trains.
  • APNRY 5 years +
    5 years +
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    "Young Reading Series Two" is aimed at children whose reading ability is beginning to grow, and helps build confidence and ability. Six popular titles in "Usborne Young Reading Series Two" are re-issued in luxurious hardback editions with ribbon markers. "The Young Reading" series is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.