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Our minibeasts KS1 and KS2 books will help children understand more about the insects and creepy-crawlies that live in our world. They look at their life cycles and their impact on the wider world.

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    Everything I Need to Know for School: Lower Key Stage 2 Collection - 30 Books

    Product Code: ENKL
    Collection 7 years +
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    Especially tailored towards students studying at the lower end of Key Stage 2, this 30-book collection covers a huge range of subjects and will provide help both at home and in the classroom.

    Linked to the National Curriculum, the collection comes in a sturdy slipcase and includes workbooks on the core subjects of maths, English and science as well as other important subjects including geography and computer coding. There is also an illustrated dictionary to further aid learning.

    Colour coded for ease of use, the books are full of accessible information and break down the tricky subjects into easier, bite-sized snippets of information. This is a must for any child who wants to succeed at school.
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  • Wildlife Wonders Collection - 6 Books

    Pat Jacobs

    Product Code: WLDW
    Collection 7 years +
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    Have your children ever asked you why birds have feathers or why fish have gills? This collection of six science books will give them all the answers they need, while also providing an overview of the wonderful diversity of the natural world.

    Covering birds, fish, insects, mammals, plants and reptiles, each book explores the key characteristics of each species and looks at how their characteristics have evolved over time. This is all backed by easy-to-follow text, 3D artwork and eye-catching photographs.

    Perfect for nature lovers, all of these books are closely linked to the new National Science Curriculum and will boost understanding of wildlife classification and evolution.
    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
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  • Yucky Worms

    Vivian French

    Product Code: ARJ2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Worms ... they're yucky, aren't they? Not according to this enjoyable new book which reveals just how amazing the wriggly creatures really are! Worms - fun, fascinating and wriggly worms! The humble earthworm plays a significant role in the environment, as all farmers and gardeners know: it aerates the soil, composts dead matter into rich humus in which seeds can germinate and plants can grow. Children love them too - especially for their wriggliness!
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  • In Focus: Bugs

    Kingfisher

    Product Code: EFZ2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Learn everything you ever wanted to know about bugs with this magazine-style book. It's packed with top 10 lists, fast facts, quickfire quizzes and beautiful photographs.
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  • Ladybirds

    Lisa J. Amstutz

    Product Code: AJI2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Everyone knows ladybirds are red with black spots, but did you know they can also be other colours. This early reader non-fiction book is packed with facts about this incredible insect.
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  • Usborne: Peep Inside the Garden

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: AMWZV
    Other 5 years +
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    A sunny garden hums, buzzes, creeps and crawls with life. Lift the flaps and peep through the delicate laser-cut holes to discover a whole host of butterflies, birds and bees, caterpillars, squirrels, frogs and other garden wildlife. A delightful information book for the very young.
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  • Spiders

    Rebecca Gilpin

    Product Code: APNNP
    Hardback 4 years +
    Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. Vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs are on every page, accompanied by short, informative text.
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  • Bugs

    Lucy Bowman

    Product Code: APNRC
    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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  • Caterpillars and Butterflies

    Stephanie Turnbull

    Product Code: APNNF
    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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  • RSPB My First Book of Garden Bugs

    Mike Unwin

    Product Code: AAJNU
    Hardback 5 years +
    Take a journey through the garden and discover the bugs that are living there. The beautiful illustrations create the world of the garden, combined with text that leads young readers to the hiding places of various bugs. inviting them to guess what creature they have found. My First Book of Garden Bugs is the perfect introduction to the names of some common garden insects, along with interesting facts about them.
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  • RSPB My First Book of Garden Wildlife

    Mike Unwin

    Product Code: AEBCT
    Hardback 5 years +
    Captivating illustrations and lively text make this follow-up to the bestselling My First Book of Garden Birds the perfect first introduction to garden animals. Inside, young readers meet twenty common garden animals, birds and insects in a fun question-and-answer format. Try to guess the animal from the clues then turn over the page to discover its name and more facts.
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  • The Big Book of Bugs

    Yuval Zommer

    Product Code: ARLFW
    Hardback
    Introductory spreads explain that bugs live nearly everywhere on Earth and give tips on how to become a young bug spotter. The book is divided into key groups of bugs, including beetles, moths, butterflies, bees, snails, crickets, grasshoppers, worms and spiders, all illustrated with scenic compositions. Some spreads approach the world of bugs thematically, such as bugs that come out at night, baby creepy-crawlies and life cycles, how bugs hide and show off and how some bugs love to live in your home. The text is chatty, funny and full of amazing facts.
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  • Bugs

    DK

    Product Code: BGJBD
    Paperback 5 years +
    Silver award winner in the MadeForMums Awards 2017 children's books series category. DKfindout! Bugs takes kids close to all kinds of creepy-crawlies with beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information. The DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more! Whether they're looking for cricket facts, tardigrade facts or anything in between, DKfindout! Bugs is packed with up-to-date information, fun quizzes and incredible images of bugs life. Find out how bugs sense the world, and how they help humans via pest control and pollination. DKfindout! Bugs will surprise and delight young readers, making a great addition to their bug club book list.
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  • RSPB First Book of Minibeasts

    Anita Ganeri

    Product Code: ABPDR
    Paperback 5 years +
    Launching with four books looking at flowers, birds, mammals and minibeasts, each RSPB spotter's guide will comprise 35 common garden creatures for beginner naturalists. Through beautiful full-page illustration accompanied by key information about each creature, books are designed to encourage young children's interest in the outside world and the wildlife around them. A spotter's chart for children to fill in, and links to Internet-based activities in each book, mean that children can extend the fun.
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  • When Butterflies Cross the Sky

    Sharon Katz Cooper

    Product Code: ARJLW
    Paperback 8 years +
    Soar alongside one particular monarch butterfly and discover why its migration is one of the world's most extraordinary. It includes realistic illustrations that illuminate the journey, while the narrative excites and educates.
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  • RSPB Garden Nature Colouring Book

    Product Code: APVFG
    Paperback 5 years +
    35 common garden creatures to colour in for beginner naturalists. Through beautiful full-page illustration accompanied by key information about each creature, books are designed to encourage young children's interest in the outside world and the wildlife around them. Includes a spotter's chart for children to fill in.
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  • Wind-Up Ladybird

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: APOZA
    Other 3 years +
    Wind up the ladybird toy, place it on the tracks embedded on each page and watch the busy bug as it trundles off around the garden, passing flowers, vegetables, and other garden insects including bees and butterflies. With a very simple story, pluts lots of things to spot and talk about.
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  • It's All About... Scary Spiders

    Kingfisher

    Product Code: AOHYF
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Scary Spiders tells you everything you want to know about spiders. Read about how they spin their webs and the different ways they hunt for prey! Discover the amazing variety of spiders - from the deadly Black Widow to the ginormous Goliath bird-eating tarantula. Scary Spiders is part of a great new collectible series called It's all about...It is packed with facts and stats, and there are eight amazing collector cards to tear out and keep. You can access a free downloadable audio of Scary Spiders by logging onto the special URL address on page 3. Scary Spiders has a Contents page as well as a Glossary and Index. You can check out the other titles in the series at the back of the book.
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  • Exploring Nature: Incredible Insects

    Jen Green

    Product Code: AIDYZ
    Hardback
    This is an in-depth look at the many fascinating aspects of social insects, from how they communicate with each other to the ways in which they protect their nests. It comes with stunning images by top wildlife photographers, plus superb illustrations and detailed cross-sections. You can discover how insect bodies work, from a termite's fearsome jaws to the lethal stings of wasps and bees. It includes special picture sequences that zoom in closer still to focus on topics such as how a Saxony wasp builds its nest and the carefully tended gardens of leafcutter ants. It is perfect for home and classroom use by 8- to 12-year-olds, supplementing school studies on life processes in the natural world. Ants, bees, termites and wasps are some of the world's most intriguing insects, because they depend on one another for survival. They live in complicated societies with hundreds, thousands or even millions of others, all working together. This book introduces the different types of creature that can be found in one colony - the queen, males, workers and soldiers - and looks at their special adaptations, from wings to stings. Authoritative text and breathtaking close-up photographs reveal all the secrets of these industrious invertebrates.
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  • Dazzling Dragonflies

    Catherine Ipcizade

    Product Code: BMCYM
    Paperback 6 years +
    Dragonflies aren't like other minibeasts. These creatures are truly dazzling! Readers will learn about 12 different species of dragonflies, each of with unusual and unexpected colours and patterns. Information about life cycles, habitats, and body parts is included.
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  • Arachnids

    Pamela Dell

    Product Code: BMAZQ
    Paperback 6 years +
    Say hello to spiders, scorpions, mites and ticks! Arachnids is a colourful, photo-filled animal science book for young readers and browsers. Not only will readers discover basic topics such as habitat, anatomy and diet, but they'll also be treated to fun topics such as arachnids in mythology and art - all written in a clear, concise way.
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  • Magnificent Moths

    Martha EH Rustad

    Product Code: BMADV
    Paperback 6 years +
    Moths aren't like other minibeasts. These creatures are truly magnificent! Readers will learn about 12 different species of moths, each of with unusual and unexpected colours and patterns. Information about life cycles, habitats, and body parts is included.
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  • Stunning Spiders

    Martha EH Rustad

    Product Code: BMADQ
    Paperback 6 years +
    Not all spiders are scary! Readers will learn about 12 different species of spiders, each with unusual and unexpected colours and patterns. Information about life cycles, habitats, and body parts is included. These spiders truly are breathtaking!
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  • Tarantula vs Tarantula Hawk

    Lindsy O'Brien

    Product Code: ARJON
    Hardback 8 years +
    What happens when a huge tarantula faces a dangerous tarantula hawk? Fascinating photos and dynamic descriptions will give young readers an up-close look at these huge bugs to learn about their natural weapons, defences and abilities. Young bug-lovers can then cheer for their favourite as these mortal enemies battle for victory.
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