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Our science resources for primary schools include textbooks and workbooks. They will help children learn about different elements of science in a fun, interactive and accessible way.

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Our science resources for primary schools include textbooks and workbooks. They will help children learn about different elements of science in a fun, interactive and accessible way.

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    Science Sorted Collection - 5 Books

    Product Code: GMUR
    Collection 9 years +
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    This is a collection of fun doodle-filled books about subjects ranging from science and nature to the human body. They've all been created by Glenn Murphy, the author of Why is Snot Green?, so you know they're going to be full of gloriously gross facts and tidbits.

    Ideal for dipping in and out of and perfect for children who wouldn't normally open a book, these books answer questions ranging from what actually happens in your head during a headache to the reasons why some farts are eggier than others.

    Extraordinarily designed and with plenty of Horrible Histories-style humour on show, these books also cover the theory of evolution and life on Earth; discoveries from outer space; the history of robots and engineering; and how hunters have caught their prey for generations.
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    Usborne STEM Engineering Scribble Book

    Eddie Reynolds

    Product Code: ENSB
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Calling all aspiring engineers... It's time to invent something incredible!

    It's an interactive treat packed with puzzles to solve, objects to design and colour and experiments to carry out.

    All the step-by-step experiments use the contents of a child's pencil case.
    • £3.99
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    Usborne STEM Technology Scribble Book

    Alice James

    Product Code: TESC
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Scribble out a tech solution with this interactive book!

    This write-in activity book explores all sorts of technology - from making movies to driving vehicles and concocting medicines. It provides a fascinating introduction to science and technology encouraging children to start thinking imaginatively as they come up with their own inventions.

    It includes problems to solve and encourages children to invent, design and create using a pencil and their imagination.
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    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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    You Wouldn't Want to live Without Collection - 20 Books

    Product Code: YWTL
    Collection 7 years +
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    With colourful and witty illustrations, the 20 books in this collection help children understand what life would be like without antibiotics (sickly!), gravity (fun and floaty?), and money (hard!).

    Perfect for budding historians, these books tell the fascinating and world-changing stories of technological innovations, professions and natural phenomena that most of us take for granted including dentists, extreme weather and buzzy bees.

    The artwork makes them wonderfully accessible and there are also explanatory diagrams to showcase the scientific and historical developments.

    Format: paperback
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    Starters Collection - 8 Books

    Nick Pierce

    Product Code: STTE
    Collection 7 years +
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    Each book in this colourful collection is filled with simple text and striking illustrations that help introduce history and the natural world to young readers. They cover curriculum topics and reveal what people and animals have done over the various historical periods.

    From exotic animals in the rainforest to knights preparing for battle, these books are sure to inspire a passion for learning as children are enthralled by the informative yet fun layout of each spread. They have 'Can you find...?' sections which will encourage children to absorb the information on the pages while learning about the important concepts.

    Throughout the books there are introductory paragraphs with additional text and highlighted images around the border to encourage readers to spot specific objects within the main image. There is also a timeline, glossary and index for key terms so children can consolidate what they have learnt.

    Format: paperback
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    Top 10 of Everything 2019

    Paul Terry

    Product Code: TTET
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Dip in and out of this brilliant book and learn some truly mind-boggling facts, stats and trivia - from the world's longest bridges to the longest-running live-action comic book TV shows and countries with the most airports.

    The Top 10 of Everything 2019 is fully updated and bursting full with lists that will tell you everything from what the tallest roller coaster in the world is to the size of the biggest shark known to man!

    This book is beautifully presented with photographs, charts and graphs and all of the lists are separated into different and exciting genres including the animal kingdom, sport and forces of nature.
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    Stuff You Should Know About Planet Earth

    Product Code: SSKE
    Paperback 8 years +
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    What are tectonic plates? Why does the moon change shape?

    From the water cycle and the changing of the seasons to the reasons why hurricanes happen, this informative and illustrated book answers all of your questions about the planet Earth. It has double-page spreads to explain complex processes such as the rock cycle and evolution and covers scientific processes that happen deep underground and up in the clouds.

    Large and colourful Stephen Biesty's Look Inside-style diagrams are brought to life by tiny characters running around that perform the actions explained in the text.
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    National Geographic Explorer Guide: Night Sky

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: NGNS
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Children can explore the night sky from the comfort of their own garden with this National Geographic Kids book.

    With the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing taking place throughout 2019, now is the perfect time for children to discover the solar system!

    From Mars to meteor showers and Saturn to satellites, this guide is packed with stunning photographs and jaw-dropping facts about space.

    Its convenient size and durable format makes it perfect for taking on camping trips, holidays and nights in the garden.
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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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    100 Things to Know About Planet Earth

    Federico Mariani

    Product Code: TKPE
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Packed with facts to make your jaw drop, this bold and brilliant book will tell you 100 things you never knew about our planet.

    Packed with bold illustrations and bite-sized text, it will tell any children who prefer facts to fiction what the phantom islands actually are and the surprising way in which graffiti could save endangered tortoises.
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    How to Take Care of your Pet Dinosaur Collection - 6 Books

    Kirsty Holmes

    Product Code: PETD
    Collection 5 years +
    (1)
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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
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    100 Things to Know About Space

    Alex Frith

    Product Code: TKAS
    Hardback 9 years +
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    If you have an inquisitive child who is fascinated by space and wants to know the answers to the important questions like why astronauts need wilderness survival skills and how they can escape a black hole, this out-of-this-world book is perfect.

    Packed with 100 fascinating facts that span across space, the book features bright illustrations to add extra appeal and will keep any budding astronauts happily engrossed.
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    Awesome Engineering - 6 Books

    Sally Spray

    Product Code: AWSE
    Collection 9 years +
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    Children can learn all about how various machines are built with this collection of Awesome Engineering books!
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    DK Findout Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: FNDO
    Collection 7 years +
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    From the experts at DK, these 10 books offer incredible facts about everything from robots to space travel.

    Brightly presented with plenty of images and photographs, these are perfect for dipping in and out of and the bite-sized facts are sure to delight your children. Other topics covered include reptiles, the human body and Earth.

    As well as the facts that will help children learn about the subjects and assist them in their school work, there are also fun ones that they will love to recall and tell to everyone they meet.
    Format: paperback
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    Curious Pearl, Science Girl Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: CPRL
    Collection 6 years +
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    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.
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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.
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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.
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    Tower of Knowledge Collection - 16 Books

    Product Code: TOWR
    Collection 9 years +
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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
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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
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  • Usborne Beginners: The Solar System

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: SYS2
    Hardback 5 years +
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    The Usborne Beginners: Solar System guide is aimed at a young readership and the simple descriptions of our universe make it a perfect book to dip into and enjoy.

    With a helpful glossary to explain unfamiliar words and a list of websites to visit for more information, this early reference book will be useful for homework help, and it's fun just to look and marvel at!

    Ideal for readers aged 5 and over.
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    Why Do I? Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: WHYI
    Collection 6 years +
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    Learn all about farts, hearts and itchy body parts...

    These great books focus on the more curious aspects of the human body: explaining what happens to smelly poos, why people vomit and what happens to us when our noses run.

    Written with witty yet informative text, they also focus on slightly less disgusting aspects like growth spurts and why it's important we trim our toenails. They're a disgustingly brilliant way to introduce children to the workings of the human body and biology.
    Format: paperback
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    The Sea Book

    Charlotte Milner

    Product Code: SEAB
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Following on from The Bee Book, Charlotte Milner's The Sea Book contains a selection of fascinating fishy facts and beautiful illustrations of the sea and what lives in it.

    Bright and bold, this book features mammals, fish, invertebrates and reptiles and also looks at their habitats - from the icy tundra to colourful coral reefs and the deepest, darkest depths where all kinds of strange but stunning animals live.

    This celebration of the sea also highlights the important ecological issues we are currently facing and clearly explains the damaging effects humans are having on marine life - and what children can do to rectify this e.g. living plastic free and crafting their own recycled shopping bag from an old T-shirt!
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    Journey Through The Human Body Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: JTHB
    Collection 7 years +
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    Learn all about the important systems of the human body with these vibrant books!

    Using child-friendly and engaging language, each book in this fun collection explains key terms and makes biology accessible for less-capable or fledgling readers.

    Children will be guided through the nervous, circulatory, digestive and respiratory systems and will explore the various organs that keep the body functioning.

    The innovative design complements the easy text and helps to transform the process of learning about biology into an exciting adventure.
    Format: paperback
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