User Heart Menu Basket Cross Plus < Minus <

Sorry, we are no longer taking orders

Our priority is to fulfil all existing orders whilst ensuring the health and wellbeing of our colleagues and customers alike. Please be assured that our warehouse team is working hard to ship all existing orders as quickly and safely as possible. Orders may take up to 7 weeks to be delivered.

Unfortunately you can no longer log into your account, but please do not worry. This does not mean your order is not being processed. You will receive a tracking email as soon as your order has been dispatched. You are still able to contact Customer Services by email at or call 0345 602 3030 (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm) for any questions you may have.

Thank you for your continued patience and understanding. The Book People

Read more

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.

Read less

Science Books for Kids

  • Squeak's Guide to Caring for Your Pet Rats or Mice

    Isabel Thomas

    Product Code: AOH2
    Hardback 5 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    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.
    • £1.00
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £11.99
    More info
  • Inventions


    Product Code: BXGMF
    Discover the history behind the amazing machines that power our world, and the inventors that created them, in this mini children's encyclopedia to the story of inventions. Did you know that the machine that makes candy floss was invented by a dentist? Or that Thomas Edison tried using human hair as the filament for his light bulb? Whether it is the plough, the paper clip, or the PlayStation, this fact-packed inventions book profiles everything from simple everyday objects to cutting edge future technology, such as robots and AI. With amazing stats, cool pictures, and incredible facts, Pocket Eyewitness Inventions will introduce you to the the most exciting and revolutionary gadgets ever created.
    • £3.89
    • RRP £3.99
    • Save £0.10
    More info More info
  • Dig to the Centre of the Earth

    Dougal Jerram

    Product Code: CBQPT
    You are about to embark on a truly epic adventure. You are going to dig to the centre of the Earth. But you are going to need more than a spade for this mammoth task. Experience the sights of the crust with its hoard of fossils, diamonds and crystal caves. Surf the mantle and watch out for hidden magma chambers. Be the first to arrive at the core and discover what it feels like to be at the heart of the planet we call home. Written as an explorer's guide and packed with scientific facts about the stuff beneath our feet, this book is guaranteed to inspire any young scientist.
    • £7.19
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £1.80
    More info More info
  • The Ladybird Big Book of Dead Things

    Ned Hartley

    Product Code: CAWJJ
    Welcome to the Museum of Dead Things. Your expert guides are here to introduce you to the exhibits, from fierce dinosaurs to exploding dead stars. The Big Book of Dead Things is a funny, stylishly-illustrated non-fiction guide to all things dead and gone. The stylish illustrations and engaging animal characters bring a broad range of topics alive, from dinosaurs and prehistoric animals to astronomy and ancient history. Meet Ancient Egyptian mummies and learn their secrets; romp through prehistoric worlds with dinosaurs, and learn all about the death of stars.
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £2.60
    More info More info
  • The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal

    Nick Seluk

    Product Code: BZMZQ
    Oh hey! Guess what? Did you know that the Sun never stops working to keep things here on Earth working smoothly? This funny and factual picture book explains every part of the Sun's big job: keeping our solar system together, giving Earth day and night, keeping us warm, and more. In fact, the Sun doesso much for us that we wouldn't be alive without it. That's kind of a big deal. Each spread features bite-sized text and comic-style art with sidebars sprinkled throughout. So why does the Sun get to be the centre of attention? Because it's our solar system's very own star! Includes pull-out solar system poster! Content includes: the solar system solar eclipse the equator the seasons the water cycle photosynthesis myths about the Sun
    • £5.59
    • RRP £6.99
    • Save £1.40
    More info More info
  • Stephen Hawking

    Nikki Sheehan

    Product Code: BZMKV
    Stephen Hawking: stargazer, physicist, icon. Award-winning children's author and journalist, Nikki Sheehan, explores the life of the inspirational scientist Stephen Hawking. A Life Story: This gripping series throws the reader directly into the lives of modern society's most influential figures. With striking black-and-white illustration along with timelines and never-heard-before facts. Also in the series: Katherine Johnson: A Life Story Rosalind Franklin: A Life Story Alan Turing: A Life Story
    • £4.79
    • RRP £5.99
    • Save £1.20
    More info More info
  • Colossal Crystals


    Product Code: BZIOB
    Grow your own crystals with this awesome book and kit! Includes everything you need to grow one giant crystal - plus a light-up base to put it on! The kit also gives instructions on how to grow lots of other small crystals from ingredients found around your home. Kit contents: 24-page book crystal seed crystal powder light-up base mixing cup.
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £2.60
    More info More info
  • Project Code: Create Music with Scratch

    Kevin Wood

    Product Code: BZHTG
    In PROJECT CODE: MUSIC, young coders can use and refine their Scratch skills to create cool, professional-sounding music. PROJECT CODE is a great series for young coders already familiar with Scratch, who are ready to take the next step. With a series of fun projects to master, each book allows readers to explore, create and learn coding fundamentals as they go along. Easy, step-by-step instructions help readers build achievable and fun projects. This series is ideal for readers aged 6 and up.
  • Sloping Up and Down

    Felicia Law

    Product Code: AKTSD
    Sloping Up and Down explores the benefits and uses of the ramp. RobbO and RobbEE learn that a ramp is called an inclined plane. They discover that ramps are used for building stairs and escalators, and were even used as far back as ancient Egypt to build the pyramids.
    • £8.69
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £1.30
    More info More info

 2019 - The Book People Ltd. The Book People Ltd is registered in England. Company number 2290665. VAT Number: 664509028.
Registered address: The Book People Limited, Salisbury House, Weyside Park, Catteshall Lane, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1XE.