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Buy a hand-picked selection of children's science books from Book People at unbelievable prices. Perfect as study aids and for homework helps, the science books for kids cover the subjects of chemistry, physics and biology.

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Science Books for Kids

  • 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.
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Your Body

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: AEUWQ
    Hardback 5 years +
    (2)
    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 Look Inside: Space

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AEZYG
    Hardback 5 years +
    (4)
    This is a great fun flap book packed with interesting information about space, and the amazing things that float through it - stars, moons, comets, and the planets of our solar system. Each double-page spread has a stunning colour illustrations, and several flaps to lift to find out more about what's going on in the scene - such as what goes on inside the International Space Station, how astronauts visited the Moon and what they did there, as well as the history of astronomy, from Galileo to the Hubble Space Telescope.
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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.
    • £7.89
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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+.
    • £7.19
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  • RSPB My First Book of Garden Birds

    Mike Unwin

    Product Code: AAHAM
    Hardback 5 years +
    A beautiful picture book about garden birds that will appeal to families with young children.

    Rachel Lockwood's wonderful illustrations will delight children aged 2-7 years old, and will help them to discover and identify the most common birds in their everyday surroundings

    Each bird is introduced on a right-hand page in an illustration where it is partly obscured or turned away from the viewer.
    • £6.29
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  • Science Year 7

    Product Code: AKEAI
    Paperback 11 years +
    This workbook provides focused practice for all topics relevant to Year 7. Based on robust research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, it is written to help students achieve the best possible results. * tests scientific knowledge * builds subject vocabulary * develops relevant comprehension and mathematical skills Packed with practice questions to reinforce and test understanding of all the scientific concepts and skills taught in school.
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  • Lions are Awesome!

    Lisa J. Amstutz

    Product Code: ARJKC
    Paperback 6 years +
    Africa's wild animals are awesome! Bold, vibrant photos and engaging text bring readers up close with lions. Includes information on habitat, behaviour, life cycle, and threats to these amazing creatures.
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  • How to Be Good at Science, Technology, and Engineering

    DK

    Product Code: BTIYC
    Hardback 9 years +
    (2)
    Little scientists will understand science in seconds with this essential homework-helping guide. Learn about everything from molecules and magnetism to rockets and radio waves and find out how a hot-air balloon rises, how erosion flattens mountains, how light waves zip through space, and how the human eye sees colours! With STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) subjects ever more important in today's technological world, How to be Good at Science, Technology, and Engineering is the perfect book to inspire and educate inquisitive young minds and prepare them for the future. This is the perfect homework guide for parents and their children, with all core curriculum areas of science included. Cool illustrations show the appliance of science in the real world: see how microchips, tractors, and suspension bridges work. Hands-on projects feature fun experiments to try at home or school: try polishing old coins in vinegar, or make an erupting volcano with baking soda.
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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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  • A Year of Nature Poems

    Joseph Coelho

    Product Code: CCZFG
    Paperback
    A poem for every month, this is a beautiful anthology of nature poems by best-loved children's poet, Joseph Coelho encourages a love for the natural world and the importance of looking after it. 'a treasure for you and your child to share' 'stunning illustrations' 'a true celebration of the world we live in' See how animals behave through the seasons, and the cycle of trees and plants, from the first blossoms of spring through to the stark winter wonderland in December. Twelve inspiring poems from Joseph Coelho, one for each month of the year, paired with folk art from Kelly Louise Judd give this book year-round appeal. A beautiful book for your bookshelf, to spark an idea for your own poem, or to teach a love for nature and to help children foster a love for the natural world. 'Heart-flutteringly lovely and powerful' - Book Trust 'In the classroom, this book could be used as a reference for writers to create their own season poems; play with the language of the original poems or pair their own personal memories with the weather or changing seasons.' - North Somerset Teachers Book Award 'This will appeal to all ages and never date...' - LoveReading4Kids
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  • Computer Coding Projects for Kids

    Carol Vorderman

    Product Code: BYWRP
    Paperback
    Techy kids will getting to grips with Scratch 3.0 using this beginner's guide to coding. Difficult coding concepts become easy and fun to understand as budding programmers build their own projects using Scratch 3.0, the latest software from the world's most popular programming language for beginners. Make a Dino Dance Party or create your own electronic birthday cards. Build games, simulations and mind-bending graphics as you discover the awesome things computer programmers can do with Scratch 3.0. Computer Coding Projects for Kids uses a visual step-by-step approach to split complicated code into manageable, easy-to-digest chunks, so that the most impressive projects become possible. Suitable for complete beginners, this book will give young readers a solid understanding of programming, preparing them to create their very own projects from scratch, and even move on to more complex programming languages like Python.
    • £11.69
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  • Slimy Science and Awesome Experiments

    Susan Martineau

    Product Code: CAVCI
    Paperback
    Amaze your friends and take your next steps in STEM with these weird and wonderful experiments. You don't need any special equipment to get started. Test your tastebuds with Sense-sational Science. Make some disgusting Ectoplasmic Gunk. Trick your friends with The Incredible Rubber Egg. Create your own Volcanic Eruption. Revolt your family with a Pus-filled Boil. There are clear step-by-step instructions and `Fact Files' explain the science behind each experiment. Slimy science is freaky, fascinating and fun!
    • £5.39
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  • National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of How

    Jill Esbaum

    Product Code: ASOOQ
    Hardback 3 years +
    This charming reference book takes a closer look at the things that surround kids every day and how they work--from cars to vacuum cleaners, animal bodies to humans. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with age-appropriate text featuring answers to questions like "How do chameleons change color?" "How do refrigerators stay cold?" and "How does my body heal?" This book inspires kids to be curious, ask questions, and explore the world around them.
  • 100 Things to Know About Numbers, Computers & Coding

    Various

    Product Code: BSZAO
    Hardback
    When was the webcam invented and why? Do imaginary numbers exist? What is fuzzy logic? Find the answers these questions about the amazing world of numbers, computers and coding, along with loads of other curious, amazing and mind-boggling facts, in this eye-catching book that is absolutely bursting with information.
    • £9.59
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  • New 9-1 GCSE Biology AQA Revision Question Cards

    CGP Books

    Product Code: BRQYZ
    Paperback
    Let's face it: you won't learn much by just reading through your study notes. If you really want to make sure you know GCSE Biology, you'll need to test yourself - and that's where these CGP Revision Question Cards come in! There are 95 cards in the pack, covering every key Grade 9-1 AQA topic. Each one starts off with quick questions to warm you up, followed by harder questions to get your brain into top gear. Flip the card over and you'll find full answers to each question, carefully written to help you understand everything you need to know. Along the way, we've packed in plenty of diagrams and expert revision tips, and there are even questions on Working Scientifically and Practical Skills. Amazing! You'll find matching study notes for the whole course in CGP's AQA GCSE Biology Revision Guide (9781782945567). And of course, we have Revision Question Cards for AQA GCSE Chemistry (9781789080537) and Physics (9781789080544) too.
    • £8.19
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  • New 9-1 GCSE Combined Science: Biology AQA Revision Question Cards

    CGP Books

    Product Code: BRQNR
    Paperback
    It's all very well reading through your study notes, but how much can you actually remember? Put your GCSE Biology knowledge to the test with CGP's brilliant Revision Question Cards! There are 63 cards in the pack, covering all the key Biology topics from the Grade 9-1 AQA (Trilogy Specification) Combined Science course. Each one starts off with quick questions to warm you up, followed by harder questions to get your brain into top gear. Flip the card over and you'll find full answers to each question, carefully written to help you understand everything you need to know. Along the way, we've packed in plenty of diagrams and expert revision tips, and there are even questions on Working Scientifically and Practical Skills. Amazing! And of course, we have Revision Question Cards for AQA GCSE Combined Science Chemistry (9781789080537) and Physics (9781789080544) too.
    • £5.79
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  • 100 Things to Know About Science

    Product Code: APOYT
    Hardback 7 years +
    Science is a huge topic, but this friendly book breaks it down into bite-sized chunks, making it an accessible introduction for anyone who wants to find out about this fascinating subject. Highly illustrated, in a pictorial, 'infographics' style, with snippets of information about all aspects of science from particle physics to genes and DNA.
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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!
    • £5.89
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  • Usborne First Encyclopedia of Animals

    Paul Dowswell

    Product Code: ABMJS
    Hardback 5 years +
    (1)
    This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the animal world. Filled with information on mammals, birds, reptiles, creepy-crawlies and waterlife, this book answers such questions as 'Which animal has a tongue as long as its body?'; 'How does a whale breath?'; 'How does a snake see in the dark?'; and, 'Why do zebras have stripes?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand.
    • £9.09
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  • New 9-1 GCSE Combined Science: Chemistry AQA Revision Question Cards

    CGP Books

    Product Code: BRQNP
    Paperback
    So you think you know the theory? Put your GCSE Chemistry knowledge to the test with CGP's unbeatable Revision Question Cards! There are 63 cards in the pack, covering all the key Chemistry topics from the Grade 9-1 AQA (Trilogy Specification) Combined Science course. Each one starts off with quick questions to warm you up, followed by harder questions to get your brain into top gear. Flip the card over and you'll find full answers to each question, carefully written to help you understand everything you need to know. Along the way, we've packed in plenty of diagrams and expert revision tips, and there are even questions on Working Scientifically and Practical Skills. Amazing! And of course, we have Revision Question Cards for AQA GCSE Combined Science Biology (9781789080551) and Physics (9781789080544) too.
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  • TfL: The Story of the London Underground

    David Long

    Product Code: CBHLB
    Hardback
    When the first passengers climbed aboard the earliest ever underground train in 1863, it would have been impossible to imagine how the London Underground would change and grow over the next 150 years. From smelly steam trains running along a single track to the innovative electric tube system speeding through a vast network of tunnels beneath our feet today, the London Underground keeps this busy city on the move. The Story of the London Underground tells the extraordinary history of the world's most famous underground railway. Explore Victorian London as the Brunels dig deep under the Thames. Take refuge in the tunnels during World War II and discover which world leader's bath was found in an abandoned station. Marvel at the famous fossil wall, deserted ghost stations and unusual spiral escalators that are all part of the London Underground's fascinating history. Published in association with TfL, this beautiful book from Blue Peter Award-winning author David Long and exceptionally talented artist Sarah McMenemy tells a captivating story of the London Underground that will delight children and grown-ups alike.
    • £11.69
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  • First How Things Work Encyclopedia

    DK

    Product Code: BYHXP
    Paperback
    All the most important science topics for kids, from magnets and sound waves to flight and search engines, are simply explained in this fun and informative illustrated STEM book for children studying KS1 and KS2 subjects. First How Things Work Encyclopedia covers everything children aged 5-9 need to know. What makes rockets go? How does electricity work? Why do we sometimes see rainbows in the sky? This book follows the curriculum for Key Stages 1 and 2 and provides a strong foundation for science and STEM learning through the rest of the school years. This is the perfect homework help book to support children as they begin to learn about the inner workings of the world around them. It introduces exciting areas of science that will get kids hooked on learning about how things work, including levers, light bulbs, engines, and roller-coasters. This book sits in DK's popular First Reference series, which is perfect for kids who want to explore the world around them.
    • £9.59
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  • Roald Dahl: George's Marvellous Experiments

    Product Code: AXBIC
    Paperback
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    George Kranky created his own Marvellous Medicine to deal with his grizzly old grunion of a Grandma. You definitely can't do that at home (so don't even try!), but here's some amazing science that you can do! From concocting home-made slime to creating your own volcano, these fun experiments are all easily done, following simple step-by-step instructions and using everyday household objects. Inspired by Roald Dahl's terrific tale, this is the book for budding young scientists everywhere!
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