Science Books for Kids

  • Little Scientists Big Questions Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781788561273 - Ruth Owen
    LSBQ 4 years +
    4 years +
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    Each book in this colourful, fun-filled collection explores one of science's big questions and features quirky illustrations to encourage curious kids to think like scientists!

    Children will be able to answer those BIG questions after learning about what makes the sky blue, which animal "talks" with its poo, how trees prepare for winter, and why dinosaurs become fossils.

    The easy-to-read text and clear diagrams are suitable for early years to confident Key Stage 1 readers and can be enjoyed by grown-ups, too!
    Format: paperback
  • DGIS 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This quirky and delightful picture book tells the incredible true story of Belka and Strelka, the Soviet space dogs!

    In 1960, two stray dogs were plucked from the streets of Moscow to become space pioneers. Belka and Strelka are put through their paces on the ground, as they practise rocket simulations and wearing spacesuits before being launched into outer space as their first ever living creatures to successfully orbit the Earth.

    Miraculously, they survive the mission and upon their return they embark on a tour of the USSR. As for their legacy, less than a year after their safe return, the Soviet space programme felt confident enough to send the first human into space.
  • NGBD 7 years +
    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.
  • NGNS 7 years +
    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.
  • How to Take Care of your Pet Dinosaur Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912502578 - Kirsty Holmes
    PETD 5 years +
    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
  • Journey Through The Human Body Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781912502530
    JTHB 7 years +
    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
  • SPCR 8 years +
    8 years +
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    We're celebrating 50 years since mankind first set foot on the moon in 2019 and this interactive book gives children the chance to experience the history of space exploration in style.

    Just download the app on a smartphone and then explore augmented reality visuals of the Apollo 11 lunar module, the ISS Space Station and the Curiosity Mars rover in close-up 3D. There are also videos of key moments from history and real-life footage from the NASA archives to relive again and again e.g. Neil Armstrong's 'one small step'.

    This is a rich and immersive book that covers the story of space exploration from the 1940s all the way through to the modern day and beyond. Learn when satellites were first sent into orbit; all about the Space Race; and about what comes next - including public space travel and missions to Mars!
  • GKGE 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
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    Clever kids can test their knowledge on over 60 topics with this brain-busting quiz book!

    Featuring general knowledge questions (that will help them with their school work) and 'Test Yourself' panels, the questions vary between three difficulty levels (Starter, Challenger and Genius) and there are plenty of pictures to pore over and facts to devour.
  • SPCE 9 years +
    9 years +
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    This visual encyclopedia provides an in-depth look at the wonders of the universe and explains what lies in outer space.

    It examines every aspect of space, from galaxies and dark matter to the features of the Solar System, and will help children understand about everything from asteroids and comets to star-forming nebulae and planets.

    Packed with astounding facts, this is the perfect one-stop reference guide to help children (and you!) unravel the mysteries of space.
  • WSCO 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Explore the magic and mysteries of the night-time with this beautiful large-format gift book.

    This picture book is full of finely detailed artwork that evocatively captures the beauty of our universe at night - from moonbows to shooting stars and the polar region to the northern lights. It shows children (and you!) how different habitats - including cities and the ocean - come alive when the sun sets.

    A wondrous book, it also features illustrations of animals making their beds, sleeping, swimming and flying as you dive into the world of dreams and explore the history of human sleep and gaze at the constellations.
  • ATIN 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Audrey has made a catapult that sends Happy Cat a little too far into orbit - and her jam dispenser has got her into quite a sticky situation.

    This science-themed book follows Audrey as she makes a number of well-intentioned inventions and carries out all kinds of experiments. They never quite go to plan, but should she give up or keep going and make something truly amazing?

    This is an inspirational book for children who are interested in science and inventing.
  • SLRW 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Robert Winston's Science Lab is a book packed with experiments and activities that will help children learn how science works. It reveals how rockets fire into space and explains the reasons that buildings can survive earthquakes.

    From building a bridge and crafting a catapult to making a marble run, these hands-on activities will help children understand how science, technology, engineering and maths are woven through the world around us.

    Covering all of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects, these projects complement the school curriculum and help prepare children for the modern world.
  • CEHB 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Did you know that you will eat around 20 tonnes of food during your lifetime? Or that humans are made up of 100 trillion cells? Do you want to know why hiccups happen?

    This DK children's encyclopedia of the human body covers from heads to toes and explains everything from what makes a balanced diet to which part of the brain makes you appreciate music (although you'll have to read the book to find out!).

    This keepsake hardback is also packed with incredible photographs to pore over and quizzes to complete. It's a comprehensive reference book and study aid that will entertain and intrigue the whole family.
  • Starters Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781912904099 - Nick Pierce
    STTE 7 years +
    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
  • Code Play Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474776790
    CODP 5 years +
    5 years +
    (2)
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    Adi and Gabi love finding ways in which their love of coding can be applied to everyday life - whether at home, work or play. These four books prove that thinking like a kid and like a programmer are not actually that different.

    These books compare basic coding concepts to everyday scenarios children can relate to and are presented in an exciting narrative format.
  • SII2 11 years +
    11 years +
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    Packed with amazing facts and simple explanations of all the big ideas in science, The Science Book is an innovative and accessible guide to the amazing scientific discoveries that mankind have been made.

    Covering astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, maths and physics, including how scientists have sought to explain their incredible theories, the book is packed with quirky graphics, pithy quotes and step-by-step mind maps of how these mind-bending theories came to be - and how they have impacted on our world and way of life.

    From how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inertia to what the discovery of DNA meant to the human race, this authoritative yet easy-to-understand summary of scientific breakthroughs is the perfect way to explore this fascinating subject.
  • Science in Action Collection - 25 Books - Collection - 9781912413645
    SIAC 6 years +
    6 years +
    (3)
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    The Science in Action books are full of facts and activities that help Key Stage 1 children learn all about scientific elements ranging from electricity to fossils and the weather.

    From the five senses to life cycles, the human body, electricity and forces, these books are full of simple and accessible text and are sure to help children learn more about the world around them.

    These books also cover how seeds become sunflowers and how caterpillars evolve into butterflies.

    Format: paperback
  • Pigs Might Fly Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912502585 - Kirsty Holmes
    PMFP 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Your children will believe pigs can fly when they read through this oink-some collection of books about high-flying vehicles. These pigs don't tell any porkies when it comes to air travel!

    Piggles and his intrepid team will introduce children to all things aviation and help you navigate the skies - whether an aeroplane, hot air balloon, airship, glider, helicopter or space shuttle is your preferred mode of transport.

    This fun and fact-filled series supports the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects your children will be learning about at school.

    Format: paperback
  • STEAM Stories Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781682974292 - Jonathan Litton
    STEA 4 years +
    4 years +
    (1)
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    • Just £1.40 per book
    These simple stories follow children as they use their STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and maths) know-how to make a difference in their everyday lives e.g. they use their artistic skills to decorate cookies and solve sums to make sure everyone has enough food at a picnic!

    Format: paperback
  • So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781789540796 - Ben Garrod
    DNSR 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
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    How big was a T-rex? Why did a Diplidocus walk on tip toes? And why did a Triceratops have three horns?

    Written by dinosaur expert Ben Garrod and featuring introductions by Steve Backshall, these informative books explain what made dinosaurs dinosaurs and what life was like when they roamed the Earth.

    Fully up to date using the latest research, Ben also reveals where you can find a fossil and why some dinosaurs were plant-eaters and others loved meat.

    Format: paperback
  • Voyage Through Space with Glow-in-the-Dark Poster - Hardback - 9781786030825 - Cornelia Li
    GDVS 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
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    Join a little astronaut and her space dog as they embark on an incredible journey through our solar system.

    Complete with a glow-in-the-dark poster, this book will help children who dream of exploring the stars everything they want to know about the planets, asteroids and the sun.
  • Brain Busters Card Game Collection - 10 Packs - Collection - 9781773254388
    KE1254 6 years +
    6 years +
    (3)
    • £12.99
    • Just £1.30 per book
    Children and their parents will enjoy testing their general knowledge skills with the 10 Brain Busters card games included in this set.

    Suitable for those aged 6 and over, each pack of cards has over 150 trivia questions. During the game (for 2 to 6 players), whenever anyone answers the questions correctly, they get to keep the card. The winner is the player with most cards on them at the end!

    The cards cover sports, nature, pets, the environment, geography, space, the human body, creepy-crawlies, dinosaurs and ocean life.

    Format: paperback
  • SEAB 5 years +
    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!
  • HBIA 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
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    Featuring 101 incredible things every child should know, this vibrant book is full of facts about how the human body works.

    Very visual, it covers the different elements of the brain and explains how we cognitively develop and learn to live in a very accessible manner.

    A must for any budding scientists and a hugely useful study aid!