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Subjects : Primary School Science Books

  • My Little Book of Cars

    Product Code: MLBC
    Paperback 5 years +
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    How does a car actually work? How has car safety changed over the years?

    My Little Book of Cars 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.
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  • What's Happening to Me?

    Susan Meredith

    Product Code: AAHHH
    Paperback 7 years +
    (10)
    A sensitive, detailed and informative guide to female puberty, this book will prove invaluable for both young girls and their parents alike, tackling key subjects from the physical changes that occur at this time to practical matters, such as buying your first bra. Bright, original colour illustrations and diagrams reveal everything young girls need to know about the changes they will experience as they approach puberty. The stunning artwork is accompanied by witty, yet clear and informative factual text that helps to demystify this often confusing and tricky subject. Approved by a team of top-notch consultants, this remarkable and reassuring book is entertaining, approachable and authoritative.
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  • What's Happening to Me?

    Alex Frith

    Product Code: AAHHM
    Paperback 7 years +
    (6)
    What's Happening to Me? (Boys) is a helpful and sensitive guide to growing up and gives straightforward information on the physical changes and emotional upheaval that your young son can expect as he heads towards puberty.

    Tricky topics are demystified and What's Happening to Me? is a reassuring and entertaining read for children aged from 9+.
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  • Rainforest

    Catriona Clarke

    Product Code: APNXN
    Paperback 5 years +
    From the tops of the trees to the forest floor, this book is full of some of the weird and wonderful things that live there. But the world's rainforests are in danger - find out why and what will happen if people don't change the things they do. With fabulous photos and simple text, shows some of the weird and wonderful things that live in rainforests and describes the dangers facing them. Developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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  • The Usborne Official Astronaut's Handbook

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: ANLFL
    Paperback 7 years +
    Discover how you become an astronaut, the training you must undertake, how you travel into space and what you do when you're up there. With a foreword from ESA astronaut Tim Peake, the first British astronaut to embark on a mission to the International Space Station. Published in association with the UK Space Agency.
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  • Hands-on Science: Electricity and Magnets

    Kingfisher

    Product Code: AGKBB
    Paperback 7 years +
    There are four books in the series: Electricity and Magnets, Sound and Light, Forces and Motion and Matter and Materials. Each title contains 20 tried and tested experiments. The experiments are all safe to do, use household materials, are manageable but absorbing, and offer rewarding results. Readers are told how long each experiment lasts, what materials are needed and what the results mean. Eye-catching illustrations and engaging text make this the perfect book for the budding scientist!
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  • On the Moon

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: APORT
    Paperback 3 years +
    (1)
    This is an artist-led picture book, which introduces young children to the vastness of the universe, how far away the moon is, what gravity is and the concept of space travel through a gentle and captivating story about an imaginative little girl. Combining full colour illustrations with NASA photographs from the surface of the moon, this beautifully illustrated picture book takes young children on an amazing journey into outer space. The story's use of rhythmic text generates an evocative and friendly tale, taking children on a magical and informative journey.
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  • Forces and Magnets

    Peter Riley

    Product Code: APVXS
    Paperback 7 years +
    Find out all about the science in the world around us with Moving Up with Science. Written to support the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2, each title explores key scientific topics through a combination of concise information and fun experiments. Moving Up With Science: Forces and Magnets takes you on a journey of scientific discovery. Find out how we use forces everyday; which force pulls objects down holes and why Earth acts like a huge magnet. Explore which materials are magnetic and discover how to test them.
  • That's Not My Cow

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AOGMD
    Paperback Toddlers
    Little children can meet lots of different cows in this book, each with engaging, touchy-feely patches. Follow the simple, repetitive text right to the final page to find out which cow is the right one - and don't forget to look out for the little white mouse on every page. Perfect for sharing with babies and toddlers.
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  • Animals

    DK

    Product Code: AUGZO
    Paperback 5 years +
    DKfindout! Animals teaches kids everything they would want to know about the animal kingdom. 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! For any kid that can't get enough of animals facts, DKfindout! Animals is packed with up-to-date information, fun quizzes and incredible images of all their favourite creatures, from mammals to reptiles. Discover what makes up a bird and how animals use camouflage to hide, to which animal spends the longest time in bed. DKfindout! Animals will surprise and delight young readers.
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  • Electricity

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: AKRJL
    Paperback 9 years +
    We depend on electricity in nearly every facet of our daily lives. But what exactely is electricity, how do we generate it, and how can we use it? This book explores the phenomenon that keeps the modern world up and running.
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  • Electricity

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: BMAYO
    Paperback 7 years +
    Modern living wouldn't be possible without electricity. This book looks at how electricity travels, how it is stored in batteries, and how power plants produce the electricity we need to light our homes, schools and businesses. Flowcharts with bright photographs and fascinating fact boxes help explain the concepts of electricity.
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  • Sharks

    DK

    Product Code: AWJDF
    Paperback 5 years +
    DKfindout! Sharks teaches kids everything they would want to know about the world of sharks. 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! For any kid that can't get enough of shark facts, DKfindout! Sharks is packed with up-to-date information, fun quizzes and incredible images of all their favourite sharks including bullhead, carpet and angel sharks. Discover sharks from prehistoric times to matching sharks eggs to their parents. DKfindout! Sharks will surprise and delight young readers.
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  • Big Machines Float!

    Catherine Veitch

    Product Code: AOWCG
    Paperback 5 years +
    These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colourful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines that can float including cruise ships, hovercraft, and ice-breakers. Find out which floating machine is the mightiest of them all!
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  • Great Car Designs 1900 - Today

    Richard Spilsbury

    Product Code: AUQAB
    Paperback 7 years +
    Discover the most amazing car designs since 1900. From the Mini Cooper to the gull-wing doors of the Mercedes 300SL, this book charts the story of design that led to some amazing machines. We look at the needs that prompted their design, the designers responsible for breaking boundaries and the technology that made them possible.
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  • Big Machines Fly!

    Catherine Veitch

    Product Code: AQGIP
    Paperback 5 years +
    These fabulous books are a must for any young reader with an interest in vehicles and machines. Each book is filled with amazing machines, fun facts, jokes, and age-appropriate text in colourful boxes. This book takes a close look at machines that can fly including super jumbos, rockets, and space shuttles. Find out which flying machine is the mightiest of them all!
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  • Under the Sea

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: APORU
    Paperback Toddlers
    This picture book takes the reader on a journey all the way through the sea from one shore to another far across the world. From a bustling bright coral reef (by day and by night), out into the open sea to swim alongside giant whales, and diving down and down to discover what lives in the deepest darkest part of the ocean. This book introduces a child to the wonders of the sea and all kinds of sealife. The stunning images and lyrical text will leave a lasting impression, and can be treasured again and again.
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  • How Are Babies Made?

    Alastair Smith

    Product Code: APNEI
    Paperback Toddlers
    Combining simple text and illustrations, the books in the Usborne Flip Flaps series explain to young chi ldren how different aspects of the world work. '
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  • It's All About... Riotous Rainforests

    Kingfisher

    Product Code: AOHUU
    Paperback
    Riotous Rainforests tells you everything you want to know about the world's rainforest regions, some of the most unique places on Earth. Discover the amazing array of wildlife, from noisy monkeys to tiny tree frogs, scary snakes to prowling jaguars. Riotous Rainforests 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 Riotous Rainforests by logging onto the special URL address on page 3. Riotous Rainforests 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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  • Basher Science: The Periodic Table

    Simon Basher

    Product Code: AKAJQ
    Paperback
    Do you confuse boron with barium or chlorine with fluorine? Fear not! Basher Science has come to the rescue by mixing science and art to create a unique periodic table. From unassuming oxygen to devious manganese, the incredible elements show you the periodic table as you've never seen it before. Basher Science: The Periodic Table gives a face, voice and personality to the chemical elements, making learning chemistry easier and a whole lot more fun. This new expanded edition reflects the latest discoveries, and now each of the 115 elements has not just a picture but an information-packed page all to itself. Basher's highly original books make difficult concepts tangible, understandable and even lovable. With his stylish, contemporary characters he communicates science brilliantly. "a creative bombshell - will transform the way you think." Times Educational Supplement
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  • Understanding Our Muscles

    Lucy Beevor

    Product Code: BMUDX
    Paperback 9 years +
    Without muscles we would not be able to move. Muscles keep our digestive system working too, and our heart is a large muscle that works all the time. This book looks at how muscles, tendons and nerves all work together to help us move every part of our body.
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  • A Butterfly's Life

    Nancy Dickmann

    Product Code: ARJYG
    Paperback
    From egg to larva to pupa to adult, a butterfly goes through many stages before it flutters into the garden. Read about the details of this amazing process in this book that shows how a butterfly's life begins and how the butterfly grows and reproduces.
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  • What Can You See in Summer?

    Sian Smith

    Product Code: AOWBT
    Paperback 4 years +
    Books in this series introduce emergent readers to the four seasons. In Summer, children are taken on a tour of things they can see in summer including typical summer activities and changes in the natural world. Beautiful photos, very simple repeated text, high frequency and decodeable words and strong photo-to-text matching make this a perfect book for early readers to enjoy.
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  • Explorers: Insects and Minibeasts

    Jinny Johnson

    Product Code: AJWDM
    Paperback 7 years +
    Insects and Minibeasts is an adventure with some of the smallest creatures in the animal kingdom, visiting bees, bugs, ants, spiders, worms and other fascinating minibeasts from around the world. Each bright, vibrant Explorers title features a series of beautiful, child-friendly, story-based scenes - easy to read but with a wealth of detail and plenty to look for - partnered by photographic spreads giving more in-depth information. There's a fun extra element: coloured buttons throughout the book allow readers to jump about through the book and find connections between topics - connections that are neatly summarised at the end of each book.
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