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Topics : Primary School Ourselves Books

We have books based on ourselves for children at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 level. They look at how humans live and interact with each other and the positive achievements we have made, as well as our more negative impact on the world.

  • Good to be Green Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: GTBG
    Collection 6 years +
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    Learn why it's good to be green...

    From what happens to food waste to the reasons why we should save water and recycle, these books will help children live a greener life and save the environment.

    The stories are fun to read and make it easy to understand the important messages while fact boxes offer extra information and there are also activity ideas, teaching notes and quizzes to complete.
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  • Feelings

    Richard Jones & Libby Walden

    Product Code: FLNG
    Hardback 5 years +
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    With a cut-out, peek-through silhouette of a brave little boy pondering his thoughts, this is a book that will help you and your children understand the nature of feelings and what they mean.

    Sure to make you and your kids experience all the emotions, the text is visceral and the visual style makes it rewarding on repeated reading. Wonderfully enchanting, it will help children understand why every person is unique and experiences different emotions.

    Written by Richard Jones in delightful rhyme and with Libby Walden's gorgeous watercolour artwork, each spread is dominated by a colour that relates to the emotion and feeling. The textured jacket makes the book extra special.
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  • How Are You Feeling Today? Set - 2 Books

    Product Code: HYFT
    Collection 6 years +
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    Emotions can be a difficult subject of conversation to start up with young children and many people don't know where to start. Molly Potter's How are You Feeling Today? can help... This set includes an activity and sticker book for extra interactive fun.

    Providing children aged 6 and over with straightforward, entertaining and (most importantly) appropriate ideas to help them deal with a selection of significant emotions, this book lets children choose a feeling that they can relate to and the provides strategies for dealing with it.

    Containing helpful notes for parents and covering both positive and negative emotions, How are You Feeling Today? is a delightful book that parent and child can explore together.
    Format: paperback
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  • How are You Feeling Today?

    Molly Potter

    Product Code: HAYF
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Emotions can be a difficult subject of conversation to start up with young children and many people don't know where to start. Molly Potter's How are You Feeling Today? can help...

    Providing children aged 6 and over with straightforward, entertaining and (most importantly) appropriate ideas to help them deal with a selection of significant emotions, this book lets children choose a feeling that they can relate to and the provides strategies for dealing with it.

    Containing helpful notes for parents and covering both positive and negative emotions, How are You Feeling Today? is a delightful books that parent and child can explore together.
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  • The Huge Bag of Worries

    Virginia Ironside

    Product Code: HGW2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Virginia Ironside is an experienced agony aunt, so she's well qualified to tackle the kinds of anxieties affecting children.

    At the centre of this story is Jenny, a normally happy girl who finds she's being followed everywhere by a huge blue bag full of worries. It's not until a kind woman helps Jenny sort out the problems that the bag and the worries start to disappear.

    The Huge Bag of Worries is a sensitive and thoughtful book with a helpful message.
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  • Will You Be My Friend?

    Molly Potter

    Product Code: WYBM
    Hardback 3 years +
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    Filled with beautiful illustrations, this humorous and charming book will prompt children to discuss the idea of friendship. Every double-page spread has a question at the top and then hints and advice on what being a good friend entails.

    This picture book asks what makes someone a friend; how we make friends; what you can do to be a good friend; and what things make people not-so-good friends.

    This book also has a friendship quiz on the back page and a guide for parents to help you deal with issues if your children have bad friendship experiences.
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  • Sometimes Jokes Aren't Funny

    Amanda F. Doering

    Product Code: AOE2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Jamie, Terry, and Sydney have been going to Camp Barkley every summer since they were puppies. But when a new dog named Taylor joins their cabin, Taylor's mean jokes make Jamie feel left out and picked on. Young readers watch Jamie struggle with Taylor's jokes and learn safe ways to make it stop. Sensitive illustrations of gender-neutral animal characters help all children relate to the issue of covert, or indirect, bullying.
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  • Pushing Isn't Funny

    Melissa Higgins

    Product Code: AKZ2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Bailey is a raccoon who loves math and the superhero Mighty Raccoon. But Bailey is getting physically bullied by Kim, a dog at school. Young readers watch Bailey struggle with bullying and learn safe ways to make it stop. Sensitive illustrations of gender-neutral animal characters help all children relate to the issue of physical bullying.
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  • Insults Aren't Funny

    Amanda F. Doering

    Product Code: AIY2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Casey the rabbit loves to play goalie on the soccer team. But when Casey fails to block a goal, Dana the squirrel starts calling Casey hurtful names. Young readers watch Casey struggle with bullying and learn safe ways to make it stop. Sensitive illustrations of gender-neutral animal characters help all children relate to the issue of verbal bullying.
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  • The Smile

    Michelle Magorian

    Product Code: AYA2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Josh should be excited to welcome his new baby brother into the family but Charlie is loud and taking up all of Mum and Dad's time... Will Josh be able to form a bond with this new little person?

    This is a tender and heart-warming story about sibling love that will help reassure any child who is preparing to welcome a new arrival into their family.

    The text is presented in a special easy-to-read font on quality cream paper.
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  • How to Be Respectful

    Emily James

    Product Code: AHY2
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Children can learn all about just how important respect is with this easy-to-follow book. It has a fun question-and-answer format that helps them understand how they should treat others how they'd want to be treated themselves.
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  • How to Be a Good Citizen

    Emily James

    Product Code: AHX2
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This book is full of tips that will help children become good citizens. It has a fun question-and-answer format that helps children take pride in themselves and tips on how they can help make the world a better place.
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Your Body

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: AEUWQ
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a wonderful flap book introducing children to the way their own bodies work in a fun and informative way. It is a new, smaller format of the "Look Inside" series, perfect for little fingers. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps and a cheeky peek inside a toilet cubicle. Young readers' minds will boggle as they learn about how their brains work, what happens when they eat, how their lungs use oxygen and much more.
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  • Usborne: Lift-the-Flap Questions & Answers About Your Body

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: AJNKS
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Children are always asking questions and their bodies are an endless source of fascination to them. This quirkily illustrated book has lots of answers and will engross curious children. You can find the answers to intriguing questions such as How do I smell things? What makes me burp? Why do I need to wash my hands? Why is blood red? And lots more. It offers friendly, simple answers to challenging questions, with entertaining and informative illustrations.
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  • First Encyclopedia of the Human Body

    Fiona Chandler

    Product Code: ABKEU
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the human body. Filled with information on the brain, respiration, circulation and the senses, this book answers such questions as 'Where does your food go?' 'How many bones are there in your body?' and 'What are eyelashes for?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand.
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  • Your Body

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: APOPM
    Paperback 3 years +
    An illustrated picture word book featuring over 150 stickers that offers a fun way to encourage vocabulary building for children who are learning about the human body. It includes themes such as parts of your body, your head, your clothes, things you can do, your senses and things your body needs.
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  • I'm Worried

    Brian Moses

    Product Code: AQBEH
    Paperback 5 years +
    Describing the emotion of anxiety, as it is experienced by young children, this book attempts to offer various solutions. It is part of a series to help chidren deal with emotions they experience in their everyday lives. Also includes notes for teachers and parents.
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  • Muscles and Movement

    Izzi Howell

    Product Code: BKPTG
    Hardback 5 years +
    Learn all about animal and human movements and muscles and their similarities and differences. From muscles, bones and exoskeletons to running, jumping swimming and flying, explore how humans and animals move and use their muscles.The Human Body, Animal Bodies series looks at the features and function of the human body in isolation and also in comparison to those of different animals, looking at similarities and differences. The end of each book will look at sorting the featured creatures into their animal groups, using the classification information learnt throughout. Perfect for readers aged 5 and up.
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  • Healthy Bodies

    Izzi Howell

    Product Code: BKPTE
    Hardback 5 years +
    Learn all about animal and human healthy bodies and their similarities and differences. From breathing and diets to sleeping and keeping warm and clean, explore how humans and animals stay healthy.The Human Body, Animal Bodies series looks at the features and function of the human body in isolation and also in comparison to those of different animals, looking at similarities and differences. The end of each book will look at sorting the featured creatures into their animal groups, using the classification information learnt throughout. Perfect for readers aged 5 and up.
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  • I Keep Clean

    Martha EH Rustad

    Product Code: BMAZT
    Paperback
    Learning to keep clean is a tough job! Carefully levelled text allows the youngest readers to read independently and learn all about keeping clean.
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  • I Stay Active

    Martha EH Rustad

    Product Code: BMAZS
    Paperback 5 years +
    Learning to stay active is a tough job! Carefully levelled text allows the youngest readers to read independently and learn all about staying active.
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  • Celebrating Different Beliefs

    Steffi Cavell-Clarke

    Product Code: AUMJM
    Hardback 5 years +
    What are values? They're the basis of how we choose to behave; our judgement of what matters in life. Freedom of speech, having good manners, caring about the environment: these things are all values. Your values matter. But in a community, it's important to respect other people's values too. In this book you'll learn about the freedom to express our religious beliefs. No matter what faith people follow, our values teach us to respect each other's right to practice their religion in peace.
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  • Making Choices

    Steffi Cavell-Clarke

    Product Code: AUMGX
    Hardback 5 years +
    What are values? They're the basis of how we choose to behave; our judgement of what matters in life. Freedom of speech, having good manners, caring about the environment: these things are all values. Your values matter. But in a community, it's important to respect other people's values too. In this book you'll learn about how your values influence your choices. In order to make positive choices you need to listen to your values, and consider how your choice will affect not just yourself but other people too.
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  • World Community

    Steffi Cavell-Clarke

    Product Code: AUMGT
    Hardback 5 years +
    What are values? They're the basis of how we choose to behave; our judgement of what matters in life. Freedom of speech, having good manners, caring about the environment: these things are all values. Your values matter. But in a community, it's important to respect other people's values too. In this book you'll learn about our global community. In our world, different people behave in very different ways. Where do you fit into this world community? How can you respect other people's way of life while expressing your beliefs and preferences too?
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