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Primary schoolchildren can find new hobbies and learn about all kinds of domestic animals with our hand-picked selection of hobbies and pets books.

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Primary schoolchildren can find new hobbies and learn about all kinds of domestic animals with our hand-picked selection of hobbies and pets books.

  • How to Take Care of your Pet Dinosaur Collection - 6 Books

    Kirsty Holmes

    Product Code: PETD
    Collection 5 years +
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    Any child who dreams of owning a prehistoric pet will find the tips in these dino-tastic books invaluable. They reveal where Stegosaurs sleep, what a Diplodocus eats and just how you hatch a T-rex egg.

    These F.O.S.S.I.L. guides are packed with useful tips and tricks for budding dinosaur trainers and contain a host of jaw-dropping facts alongside eye-catching artwork.

    They are written in an engaging style and will complement any child's early learning.
    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £47.94
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  • Children's Book of Baking Cakes

    Abigail Wheatley

    Product Code: BAKC
    Other 7 years +
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    Sure to inspire some baking fun in the kitchen with the little ones, the Usborne Children's Book of Baking Cakes by Abigail Wheatley is your ticket to yummy homemade treats.

    With easy-to-follow recipes supplemented by colourful, eye-catching illustrations by Jessie Eckel, this hardback guide will show you how to make delicious cupcakes, muffins, cheesecakes and much, much more.

    With tips for decorating and wrapping boxes and jars to make thoughtful and sumptuous gifts, this brilliant book has it covered.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Curious Questions and Answers Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: CQAA
    Collection 6 years +
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    Is the sun hotter than your oven?

    From dinosaurs and the depths of the ocean to science and saving the Earth, the Curious Questions & Answers books focus on the super and strange things about our world. They have refreshing, contemporary artwork, humorous text and jaw-dropping facts for children to pore over and regale you with.

    These are a must-have for any children who love to ask questions about all aspects of life, science and nature.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £47.92
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  • Tower of Knowledge Collection - 16 Books

    Product Code: TOWR
    Collection 9 years +
    (2)
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    From mammals to minerals and sharks to space, these reference books will delight young minds with their array of facts, stats and records.

    Very visual guides to important topics, these books are peppered with double-page photographs highlighting the amazing facts and there is also a data section at the end of each section offering stats including world records and top tens and other relevant information e.g. the Periodic Table in the Rocks and Minerals book.

    These introductory books will explain to children everything from the anatomy of a horse to a map of the Nile region! They're perfect study aids.

    Format: paperback
    • £19.99
    • RRP £63.84
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  • The Curious Book of Lists

    Tracey Turner

    Product Code: CBOL
    Hardback 8 years +
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    There's a list for everything...

    From the 37 most popular breeds of dog to 10 cures for hiccups, this astonishing and varied book is full of lists for fact-loving children to pore over and examine time and time again.

    It's a quirkily illustrated reference book that will amaze you just as much as your younger reader. Other lists include 5 real-life wilderness survival stories, the 6 tallest ferris wheels in the world and 22 unusual phobias.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • 100 Facts Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: REDF
    Collection 6 years +
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    Expand your knowledge with six books full of top facts! Each book features two different topics so your children will enjoy a varied read.

    Each of these books has strong visuals and photographs that fact-hungry children will love to pore over. They have concise text and diagrams to help further understanding.

    These amazing, amusing, fascinating and surprising books focus on dinosaurs and natural wonders, animals and ocean creatures, the world and weather, space and big ideas, the body and senses, and birds and bugs.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £47.94
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    The Amazing Book of Star Wars

    Elizabeth Dowsett

    Product Code: ABSW
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Including a life-size poster of BB-8 and plenty of fun fold-out pages, this encyclopedia will tell children everything they could ever want to know about the iconic characters and spaceships from a galaxy far, far away.

    With The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi bringing the Star Wars saga to a whole new audience, this is the perfect book for your little Jedi. It gives brief overviews in simple sentences of what each character is like and points out some of their defining features.

    There are also fun questions scattered throughout the book which will help children test their knowledge of the Star Wars universe.
    • £3.99
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    • RRP £9.99
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  • Lift-the-Flap: Animal Mazes

    Florence Weiser

    Product Code: LFAM
    Paperback 5 years +
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    This animal-themed activity book is packed with fiendishly fun mazes for children to find their way through - and the interactive flaps completely transform the routes!

    From tropical jungles to Arctic landscapes, there are eight mazes to complete. They all feature facts about the area's animals, wildlife and habitat and between two and four flaps. Open these to reveal new paths and escape dead ends!

    This book offers animal-loving children a great way of developing their observational and problem-solving skills.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Heroes

    David Long

    Product Code: HINC
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Animals have been saving lives for as long as there have been wars and this fully illustrated hardback book tells some of their most incredible and poignant stories.

    From an Alsatian who became a hero of the Blitz to a donkey who served as an ambulance and even a bear who did magnificent things, these animals are truly extraordinary.

    With David Long's revealing and informative text brought to life by Kerry Hyndman's stunning artwork, this is an anthology of animal tales that proves not all heroes are human. The stories will astonish, engross, move and delight.
    • £7.99
    • RRP £18.99
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  • Puppy Patrol Collection - 10 Books

    Jenny Dale

    Product Code: PUPY
    Collection 7 years +
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    Prepare to join Puppy Patrol with these 10 charming stories from Jenny Dale.

    From a mischievous teacher's pet to a naughty pair called Sugar and Spice and puppies who want to find their mother to a super-famous dog, these are barking good stories.

    With their popular theme and accessible text, these are perfect for newly independent readers.

    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
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  • Incredible Jobs You've Probably Never Heard Of

    Product Code: IJNH
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Your children may already have decided on their dream jobs but this jaw-dropping book might change their minds... It covers unlikely jobs ranging from babysitting sloths to dusting dinosaurs!

    There are also altogether more creepy careers (farming corpses, anyone?) featured in a book that you and your children will want to dip into over and over again.
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
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  • National Geographic Explorer Guide: Birds

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: NGBD
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Find adventure, have fun outdoors and be a bird spotter with this ultimate explorer field guide from National Geographic Kids!

    Packed with facts and photos, this fun guide will make children look and listen to find the feathered friends right in their own gardens. From ducks to hawks and sparrows to sandpipers, it's the perfect introduction to birds and makes identifying them easy.

    It contains the most common birds in Great Britain and Ireland and is a great size for taking in backpacks on days trips or camping holidays.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Top of the Pups Collection - 4 Books

    Anna Wilson

    Product Code: PUPS
    Collection 7 years +
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    When Mum agreed to let Summer have her very own golden Labrador puppy, she probably didn't imagine the chaos to come...

    Summer and her new puppy Honey are best friends from the moment they meet and embark on a hilarious and exciting adventure together; Summer takes on Honey's training, performs with her in the school talent show, plans a birthday party for her and helps her prepare for the arrival of a litter of puppies.

    These amazing animal stories are full of gentle humour and funny situations children with pets may recognise from their own lives...

    Format: paperback
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    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.96
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  • How to Write Poems

    Joseph Coelho

    Product Code: HTWP
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Creative children can make poems out of leaves, carve out a mud poem, go on an outdoors simile hunt, and play poetry games in the playground by following the inspiring activities featured in this brilliant book.

    Perfect for encouraging budding poets to follow their ideas, this book is full of useful tips and starting points and is sure to make them chuckle and think about what they're writing.

    Written by popular poet Joseph Coelho, it covers everything from laughable limericks to poetic puns and ridiculous rhymes to silly sibilance.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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  • National Trust: Go Wild on the River

    Product Code: GWOR
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Learn what to pack, how to build your own raft and how to spot river animals and wildlife with this pocked-sized adventure guide from the experts at The National Trust.

    Also revealing how to catch a fish, this book is packed with fun games to play on and around a river and provides essential tips on staying safe. It also tells children what they should do if an emergency was to occur.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • My Little Book of Animals

    Product Code: LBOA
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Has your child ever wondered why tigers have stripes or what elephants actually use their trunks for?

    My Little Book of Animals is packed full of cool photos and bite-sized information that children can dip into. It's perfect for reluctant readers and those who'd rather read facts than fiction.

    The simple text will encourage children to talk about the topic with passion and enthusiasm.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • The Strangest Animals in the World

    Tammy Gagne

    Product Code: AOJ2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Discover the strangest animals in the world in this incredibly informative and awe-inspiring book. Among its highlights are a monkey with a moustache, a rodent that can detect danger and an octopus that looks like an elephant.

    Packed with enticing, full-colour photos and fascinating facts, this book looks at the odd appearances and bizarre behaviour of these fantastically strange creatures.
    • £4.99
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  • The Unwanted Puppy

    Holly Webb

    Product Code: EFG2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    Zoe loves dogs but hasn't had one of her own since Honey died. When Zoe sees Scout out walking with his new-to-the-area family, she offers to help walk him. But when doing so, she's worried Scout neither gets enough exercise or attention.

    She realises the family don't have time to give Scout the attention he needs. But how can she help when he doesn't belong to her? This is a brilliant book for newly independent readers.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £5.99
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  • A Kitten Called Tiger

    Holly Webb

    Product Code: EFD2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Ava's new kitten Tiger is small in size but big on personality. Sometimes, however, he gets a bit too excited and Ava has no choice but to save him from the scrapes he gets into.

    Written by Holly Webb and illustrated by Sophy Williams, this is a purr-fect book for newly independent readers who love animals.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £5.99
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  • Poppy's Place

    Katrina Charman

    Product Code: EFQ2
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Isla Palmer loves cats but unfortunately her vet mum has never let her have one of her own. But then she meets Poppy - a gorgeous cat in need of a home - and comes up with the perfect way to convince Mum she should keep her.

    Everyone is happier to have Poppy around, but soon the house house is full of more and more cats and Mum is at her wits' end. Can Isla come up with a plan to keep her cat?

    This book will have young readers purring with delight.With Mum at her wits' end, Isla needs to come up with a plan and fast!
    • £3.99
    • RRP £5.99
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  • Squeak's Guide to Caring for Your Pet Rats or Mice

    Isabel Thomas

    Product Code: AOH2
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This book is dedicated to the care of domestic rodents including mice and rats.

    Written from the point of view of the animal, it explains how to make them feel at home and how owners of all ages can properly care for these pets. It also covers feeding, exercising and keeping cages clean.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • The Most Adorable Animals in the World

    Tammy Gagne

    Product Code: AKJ2
    Paperback 6 years +
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    This book will delight children and adults - it's full of the world's most cuddly and cutest animals. It is packed with large and colourful photos and facts and includes information on ranges, habitats, appearances and behaviours.
    • £4.99
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  • Football Jokes

    Macmillan Children's Books

    Product Code: AKATH
    Paperback 7 years +
    Hundreds of the most hilarious football jokes around. Perfect for football fans to enjoy in between those all-important World Cup games, Premier League matches and European Cup finals. When is a footballer like a baby? When he dribbles. Who's in goal when the ghost team plays football? The ghoulie, of course Why is a football crowd learning to sing like a person opening a tin of sardines? They both have trouble with the key. What goes stomp, stomp, stomp, squelch? An elephant with wet football boots. How does an octopus go on to a football pitch? Well-armed! How can a footballer stop his nose running? Put out a foot and trip it up. What's the best day for a footballer to eat bacon and eggs for breakfast? Fry-day.
    • £4.49
    • RRP £5.99
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  • Usborne 50 Football Skills

    Product Code: AJREJ
    Paperback 5 years +
    A handy, pocket-sized book packed with skills and tricks to improve your young star's technique on the pitch. It covers all areas of the 'Beautiful Game' - from attacking and defending to the complexities of the offside rule!

    Each football skill is illustrated with action photographs, detailed diagrams and easy-to-follow instructions.
    • £6.89
    • RRP £6.99
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