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Our primary school materials books show children at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 level how different materials are used in different ways. They're all available at unbelievable prices.

  • Curious Pearl, Science Girl Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: CPRL
    Collection 6 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Curious Pearl is seriously into science! In a series that defies stereotypes, Pearl is a strong female character who wants to introduce everyone to the important STEM topics.

    Each book has an easy-to-follow narrative style that will help enhance a child's understanding of the topic discussed as Pearl learns all about science topics through play e.g. forces and motion while playing football.

    These books cover the concepts of matter, seasons, migration, light and more in great detail - and are sure to help inspire your little scientist to make their own discoveries.
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
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  • 101 Great Science Experiments

    Product Code: AMBVJ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Make science fun with 101 amazing step-by-step science experiments for kids that are safe and easy to do at home. Be the next Albert Einstein with these cool science experiments for kids and discover how to bend light, weigh air and even make a rainbow! 101 Great Science Experiments is bursting with fun experiments for you to try out at home revealing the secrets of science through practical and exciting projects. Find out how to use everyday objects to discover the principles of science. With 101 science experiments for kids inside covering topics such as colour, magnets, senses, electricity and much more you'll be discovering the laws of science before your eyes. See sound, build a buzzer and even make an underwater volcano! Each science project is explained simply and clearly plus specially commissioned photography shows how each project should look making the experiments clear and easy-to-follow for kids.
    • £6.39
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  • The Great Paper Caper

    Oliver Jeffers

    Product Code: ADWDT
    Paperback 4 years +
    An exciting picture book, featuring brand new characters from highly-regarded, best-selling, multi-award-winning talent, Oliver Jeffers. When life in the forest begins to change; when trees mysteriously lose their branches, when whole tree trunks start to disappear, when homes are lost, the only course of action for the forest dwellers is to begin a full scale investigation. Alibis must be proved, clues must be sought but even so, blame is never far from anyone's thoughts. Who is the perpetrator of this heinous crime? Will justice be done?
    • £6.89
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  • Rock

    Abby Colich

    Product Code: AKHKT
    Paperback 4 years +
    This title explores what rock it, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
    • £7.89
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  • Crystal & Gem

    Product Code: AKGTX
    Paperback
    This is an engaging and entertaining reference guide about crystals and gems - perfect for younger readers. From the rarest crystal to more common gems Eyewitness Crystal & Gem explores the many stunning crystals, profiling how they formed, where to find them and follows their path to being set in jewellery. Packed with all the essential information from the previous edition Eyewitness Crystal & Gem is now more interactive and colourful than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines making the book more engaging and educational for your child.
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  • Paper

    Abby Colich

    Product Code: AKZAI
    Paperback 4 years +
    This title explores what paper is, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
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  • Plastic

    Abby Colich

    Product Code: AKRHL
    Paperback 4 years +
    This title explores what plastic is, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
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  • Metal

    Abby Colich

    Product Code: AKRHK
    Paperback 4 years +
    This title explores what metal is, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
    • £7.69
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  • Glass

    Abby Colich

    Product Code: AKHJT
    Paperback 4 years +
    This title explores what glass is, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
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  • First Science Library: Super Materials

    Wendy Madgwick

    Product Code: AIUPF
    Hardback 5 years +
    This title features 13 easy-to-follow experiments for learning fun. It is all about the amazing substances in the world! It introduces younger readers to science in a structured but interesting way. You can discover which materials are hard or soft, smooth or rough, strong or stretchy, and much more. It contains lively photographs and illustrations that show youngsters carrying out the practical projects in simple stages, making learning accessible and enjoyable. It is perfect for home or school use by 5- to 7-year-olds. It includes a full glossary that explains all the scientific terms used. Where does metal come from? How are crystals formed? Do all materials melt when you heat them? Why does sugar seem to disappear in water? All of these questions and many others are answered in this exciting book, which explores all the super materials there are in the world. Test which substances float or sink in water, and create your own crystals. Draw an invisible picture that appears as if by magic, and transform chocolate from a solid into a liquid and back again. The enjoyable activities encourage young children to explore and learn about the world around them, and complement the scientific points outlined in the simple introductory text.
    • £5.89
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  • My First Guide to Duct Tape Projects

    Marne Ventura

    Product Code: BMAYS
    Paperback Toddlers
    The My First Guides series offers introductions to a broad variety of high-interest topics. Detailed step-by-step instructions supported by photos and illustrations ensure young readers will be successful with hands-on activities such as folding paper aeroplanes, constructing duct tape projects, and performing magic tricks. Close-up photos and fun facts introduce readers to military vehicles, fast vehicles, robots, and other topics that even the youngest readers are clamouring to learn more about. All topics are presented in a brief manner to support comprehension for young readers.
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  • Hands-on Science: Matter and Materials

    Kingfisher

    Product Code: ADNKR
    Paperback 7 years +
    There are four books in the series: Electricity and Magnets, Sound and Light, Forces and Motion and Matter and Materials. Each title contains 20 tried and tested experiments. The experiments are all safe to do, use household materials, are manageable but absorbing, and offer rewarding results. Readers are told how long each experiment lasts, what materials are needed and what the results mean. Eye-catching illustrations and engaging text make this the perfect book for the budding scientist!
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  • Rocks and Soil

    Alice Harman

    Product Code: AQCIR
    Paperback 5 years +
    This colourful book introduces young childre to rocks and soil. Looks at topics such as what's inside the Earth, igneous and sedimentary rocks, types of rock, rocks and minerals, life in the soil, types of soil, soil layers and erosion. Includes a quiz, a step-by-step recipe to make chocolate igneous rocks. Free downloadable worksheets available.
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  • My Bed and Other Home Essentials

    Helen Greathead

    Product Code: APVPT
    Hardback 7 years +
    This series investigates just how lots of familiar household items are put together. This is explored in an ethical and fair trade context, featuring information on both good and bad working environments around the world, and highlighting the work of Fairtrade and similar organisations. Well Made, Fair Trade: My Bed and Other Furniture explores the problems faced by the people who produce and assemble our furniture, and shows how fair trade projects are helping them.
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  • You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Plastic

    Ian Graham

    Product Code: AONVL
    Paperback 7 years +
    The invention of plastics was one of the most important discoveries of the past century, revolutionising the way things are made, stored, and packaged. This book tells the story of plastics, from the science behind their creation, to their use across all aspects of society. You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Plastic! is part of the new science and technology strand within the internationally acclaimed You Wouldn't Want to Be series, created and designed by David Salariya.
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  • Rocks and Soil

    Rebecca Rissman

    Product Code: AKZAQ
    Paperback 4 years +
    This title utilizes real-size photographs to teach young learners about different types of rocks and soil. Instead of explaining in words alone to explain the appearance and composition of different types of rocks and soil, the book conveys information about scale, proportion, and use with accurately-sized photographs.
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  • Ultimate Factivity Collection Rocks and Minerals

    Product Code: AJKNZ
    Paperback 5 years +
    This title features all new activity collection with the ultimate blend of facts and fun. With Ultimate Factivity Collection Rocks and Minerals, learning has never been this fun! Engaging reference notes guide you through activities, while fun challenges and interesting puzzles are designed to inspire creativity. It is packed with puzzles, games, doodles and over 500 stickers to accompany amazing facts and information. Dig up the Earth's hidden wonders, whether it's ancient rocks, glittering gems, or ancient ruins. From pharaohs and gemstones, to diamonds and golds there's something to interest everyone. You can design your own crown, match the gemstones and find out who has the most treasure. The combination of fun activities and educational information will help improve your child's social, emotional, cognitive, and language skills - and they'll have fun while doing it! Uncover your very own buried treasure with Ultimate Factivity Collection Rocks and Minerals.
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