Topics : Primary School Variation & Classification Books

Our variation and classification books use images, facts and infographics to give children further insight into the world around us. Perfect for those at Key Stage 2 level, they will make complex theories and situations more accessible.

  • ANLB 7 years +

    The Animal Box Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    Covering living things ranging from invertebrates, fungi and plants to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals, this 10-book collection from DK will delight young nature lovers.

    These books are bursting with full-colour photographs of their subjects and easy-to-follow explanations about what each one is and their traits. There are even double-page photographs that highlight the species in their natural habitats.

    Related species are shown in proportion across the page that show children their varying sizes.
    Format: hardback
    • £14.99
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  • WLDW 7 years +

    Wildlife Wonders Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Pat Jacobs

    Hand-picked favourites
    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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  • AOGYL

    Animalium Activity Book (Paperback)

    Katie Scott

    Following the best-selling Animalium, Katie Scott returns with a companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles, this book offers hours of entertainment to artists and animal lovers. Beautiful and inspiring, the myriad activities in this book challenge the reader to discover something new and explore their imagination to draw, decorate and design on every pull-out page.
    • £8.39
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  • AGZYA

    What Makes You You? (Paperback)

    Gill Arbuthnott

    What Makes You You? is a mind-blowing introduction to the building blocks of life, DNA, what it is, how it works, and what we can do with it. Breaking down complex scientific concepts and processes into digestible bite-sized chunks; Gill Arbuthnott seamlessly explains everything from the basics of evolution to the incredible achievements of modern day genetic research in an accessible, insightful and brilliantly interesting way. Packed with amazing 3D style illustrations and explanatory diagrams that jump off the page as well as amazing tales of scientific discoveries and what's in store for the future, Gill truly brings science to life.
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  • ARJSB 7 years +

    Adaptation and Survival (Hardback)

    Louise Spilsbury

    Adaptation and Survival introduces the key concept of adaptation through fun, engaging and detailed descriptions of great white sharks' camouflage, giraffes' extremely long tongue and lots more. Brightly coloured, up-close photographs of these amazing creatures will engage readers as they learn all about how animals have come to survive in the wild.
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  • ARIQF

    Food Webs (Hardback)

    Claire Llewellyn

    This exciting book about the predator/prey relationship teaches readers about food webs.
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  • ARIQD

    Inheritance of Traits (Hardback)

    Jen Green

    This fun book about dog shows teaches the core curriculum topic of inheritance.
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  • AQCOL 11 years +

    Reptiles (Paperback)

    Sarah Wilkes

    The Classifying Animals series welcomes readers to the world of classification, in which about 2 million different organisms have been identified and sorted into groups. This appealing and attractive book looks at the class of reptiles, and the orders, families and species within it. Find out about the characteristics that distinguish the reptiles in different groups and compare the differences in their life cycles. Discover the various ways in which reptiles have adapted to life in different climates and habitats on land and in water.
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  • AQCOK 11 years +

    Mammals (Paperback)

    Sarah Wilkes

    The Classifying Animals series welcomes readers to the world of classification, in which about 2 million different organisms have been identified and sorted into groups. This appealing and attractive book looks at the class of mammals, and the orders, families and species within it. Find out about the characteristics that distinguish the mammals in different groups and compare the differences in their life cycles. Discover the various ways in which mammals have adapted to life in different climates and habitats on land and in water.
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  • AQCOI 11 years +

    Fish (Paperback)

    Sarah Wilkes

    The Classifying Animals series welcomes you to the world of classification, in which about 2 million different organisms have been identified and sorted into groups. This appealing and attractive book looks at the classes of fish, and the orders, families and species within them. Find out about the characteristics that distinguish the fish in different groups and compare the differences in their life cycles. Discover the various ways in which fish have adapted to life in different climates and habitats, from the shallowest streams to the deepest ocean depths.
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  • AQCOH 7 years +

    Birds (Paperback)

    Sarah Wilkes

    The Classifying Animals series welcomes you to the world of classification, in which about 2 million different organisms have been identified and sorted into groups. This appealing and attractive book looks at the class of birds, and the orders, families and species within it. Find out about the characteristics that distinguish the birds in different groups and compare the differences in their life cycles. Discover the various ways in which birds have adapted to life in different climates and habitats on land, in the air and in water.
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  • AQCOG 11 years +

    Amphibians (Paperback)

    Sarah Wilkes

    The Classifying Animals series welcomes you to the world of classification, in which about 2 million different organisms have been identified and sorted into groups. This appealing and attractive book looks at the class of amphibians, and the orders, families and species within it. Find out about the characteristics that distinguish the amphibians in different groups and compare the differences in their life cycles. Discover the various ways in which amphibians have adapted to life in different climates and habitats on land and in water.
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  • AQCJQ 7 years +

    British Mammals (Paperback)

    Victoria Munson

    This book introduces 50 of the most common mammals found in Britain today. There are full descriptions of the scientific name, size, food and habitat of each animal. Full colour photographs will help with easy identification. Includes advice on how to be a good nature detective, such as best places to see these mammals and how to take notes to aid recognition. Activities at the end of the book show how to make animal homes and identify footprints.
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  • APGEA 7 years +

    Animalium Poster Book (Paperback)

    Katie Scott

    This beautiful large-format poster book lets you decorate your walls with the gorgeous images from Big Picture Press's bestselling Animalium. This is a stunning celebration of the world from immense mountains to tiny insects.
    • £10.79
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  • AMQZU 8 years +

    Plant Reproduction (Paperback)

    Cath Senker

    "This interesting book about competitive vegetable contests teaches readers about plant parts and plant reproduction."--
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  • AMPTC 7 years +

    Creaturepedia (Hardback)

    Adrienne Barman

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    Welcome to this collection of best-loved animals from all over the world, chosen for their special talents and characteristics, with fun illustrations by Adrienne Barman. Meet 'the architects', the 'noisy neighbours', the 'homebodies', the 'forever faithfuls', the 'champions of forgetfulness' and more in this alphabetically ordered encyclopedia. Filled with fascinating facts, curious creatures and characterful cartoons, this book will keep young explorers busy for hours.
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  • AMDJA 8 years +

    Food Webs (Paperback)

    Claire Llewellyn

    This exciting book about the predator/prey relationship teaches readers about food webs.
    • £7.99
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  • AKRHD 9 years +

    Inheritance and Reproduction (Paperback)

    Jen Green

    All living things reproduce, and they pass on inherited traits to their offspring. This book explores the different ways that platns and animals produce offspring, and how they pass on traits from one generation to the next.
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  • AKHJG 9 years +

    Adaptation (Paperback)

    Melanie Waldron

    Our world is incredibly diverse, and plants and animals must adapt in order to survive. This book will teach readers how adaptation works, why living things must adapt, and how a changing world makes adaptation more necessary than ever.
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  • AJGSM

    Navigators: Mammals (Paperback)

    David Burnie

    Mammals gives you the full story of these fantastic creatures, journeying through an amazing array of habitats from the top to the bottom of the globe. Join a pack of wolves on their chase for prey across a wintry landscape, glide through an underwater kelp forest with otters and sealions, and shrink down into the miniature underground world of burrowing rodents.
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