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  • British History Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780753436028
    BRIH 9 years +
    9 years +
    (5)
    • £6.00
    • RRP £35.94
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Coming in a handy ziplock bag, this collection includes six fact-filled books that will take children aged 9 and over (studying at Key Stages 2 and 3) through the key periods in British History.

    The information is expertly broken down into bite-sized pieces, making this the ideal reference collection for homework and school projects.

    Covering Early Britain, the Middle Ages, the Tudors and Stuarts, the Georgians, the Victorian Age and Modern Britain, each book focuses on the politics, wars, lifestyles and key interventions from its period. The timelines will help children keep track of what happened.

    Fully illustrated throughout, the British History Collection offers a stimulating read for children who are fascinated by our past.
  • Science: A Children's Encyclopedia - Hardback - 9781409347927
    SACE 8 years +
    8 years +
    (2)
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.99
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    This is a stunning visual encyclopedia for children aged 7 and over, covering every aspect of the science topics they learn at school. Science: A Children's Encyclopedia brings all the essentials of science - from elements and energy to gravity and the Periodic Table - to life with astonishing pictures.

    Packed with fun facts, the encyclopedia will dazzle your child with interesting information on everything from electricity and engines to sound and waves, and is full of high-quality photos, innovative graphics and clear, age-appropriate text to help to demonstrate key concepts - making even complex topics easy to understand.

    A comprehensive introduction to key science topics, Science: A Children's Encyclopedia accessibly educates and entertains!
  • Super Bug - Hardback - 9780241262788 - John Woodward
    SPBG 7 years +
    John Woodward
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £16.99
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    Discover all about the biggest, fastest and deadliest creepy-crawlies on the planet with this huge and informative book from the experts at DK.

    From a tiny beetle that blasts its enemies with a super-hot chemical to a moth with a huge tongue, the book provides a fascinating insight into the microscopic world of insects.

    Sure to have you just as captivated as your children, the book has facts and stats for every creature and reveals all about how the bugs who crawl, clamber and buzz around us thrive and survive in a very dangerous world.
  • Everything I Need to Know for School: Complete Key Stage 1: Ages 5-7 Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9780241279946
    ENKC 5 years +
    5 years +
    (2)
    • £27.00
    • RRP £112.70
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    • Just 90.00p per book
    This huge 30-book collection covers a wide range of subjects and topics that children will be studying at Key Stage 1 level.

    It includes workbooks, non-fiction books and even a visual dictionary. There are two workbooks each for Science, Maths and English, while there are also books to help with spelling, handwriting and even telling the time.

    Topics including animals, the rainforest and history are also covered throughout this huge collection of learning books which are perfect for helping with homework. It has more or less everything children need to know for school!
  • Everything I Need to Know for School: Lower Key Stage 2 Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9780241279960
    ENKL 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £27.00
    • RRP £112.70
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    • Just 90.00p per book
    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.
  • Letts Monster Practice: Ages 3-5 Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780007957231
    MPRA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £7.00
    • RRP £31.92
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    • Just 88.00p per book
    Providing children aged 3 and over with an introduction to subjects and topics they'll be studying when they go to school, this eight-book collection contains a number of fun-filled activities.

    Especially written for preschool children, the friendly monsters will introduce the fun learning activities and help kids build up their numeracy and literacy skills. From phonics, writing and the alphabet to numbers and counting - and even an introduction to what to expect when they start school - these books will prove invaluable.

    Fully supporting the National Curriculum, these books provide Monster fun for children who want to learn in exciting ways. Each book even comes with a monster mask!
  • Wipe-Clean Workbook Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781783414567
    WCWB 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £41.90
    • Just 80.00p per book
    The wipe-clean workbooks give children the chance to practise and learn a number of key skills they'll need when it comes to starting school.

    From first numbers to the differences between lower case and upper case, the simple activities can be completed again and again so young children can master the subjects and topics in an interactive way.

    There are books dedicated to tricky words, phonics and everyday maths and a wipe-clean pen is also included. Suitable for ages 3 up until 7, these 10 books are packed with fun activities and progress in difficulty.

    Format: Paperback
  • Ladybird: Key Words Collection - 36 Books - Collection - 9780723296782
    LKWC 4 years +
    4 years +
    (8)
    • £27.00
    • RRP £107.64
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    • Just 75.00p per book
    With three books each spread across one of 12 different reading levels, Key Words with Peter and Jane uses some of the most frequent words in the English language as a starting point for learning to read successfully and confidently.

    Series A introduces new words, Series B provides further practice of these words and then Series C links reading with writing and phonics. All the words introduced in Series A and B are then reinforced in Series C.

    Scientifically researched and world renowned, the books follow Peter and Jane as they explore and have adventures. The traditional Ladybird style of artwork makes these great for parents to read along with children, too.
  • Write Your Own Mystery and Ghost Stories - Hardback - 9781474916165
    WYOM 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £8.99
    • Save £5.99
    Does your child dream of writing the next horror sensation? This spine-tingling activity book is bursting with scary ideas for children who fancy themselves as a mystery or ghost story writer.

    From haunted houses to eccentric detectives and cursed tombs, there are ideas to help children write about all kinds of curiosities.

    The book contains advice on planning stories, creating characters, building suspense and writing dialogue. The pages even have blank spaces and themed areas for children to write into, too.
  • You Wouldn't Want to Live Without... Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781912006762
    YWWL 7 years +
    7 years +
    (4)
    • £8.00
    • RRP £83.88
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    • Just 67.00p per book
    With colourful and witty illustrations throughout, the 12 books in this collection will help children understand what life would be like without toilets (ewww!); gravity (fun and floaty?); and the internet (gasp, horror!).

    There's also a book that shows what life would be like without books... horrible, we're sure you will agree. 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.

    The artwork makes them wonderfully accessible and there are also explanatory diagrams to showcase the scientific and historical developments.
  • Spectacular Visual Guides Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781912006977
    SPVG 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £10.00
    • RRP £59.90
    • Save £49.90
    • Just £1.00 per book
    This 10-book collection provides accounts of how some of the world's most important inventions were built and how they work - some of which to this very day.

    Full of eye-catching illustrations and detailed and informative text, the books cover the likes of Egyptian pyramids, viking towns and Greek temples.

    Perfect for children fascinated in history, these books will become handy study aids and are sure to keep children absorbed for hours on end.
  • The Big Countdown Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445157634
    BGCT 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £7.00
    • RRP £53.94
    • Save £46.94
    • Just £1.17 per book
    Question: do you know how many different insects there are in the rainforest? Answer: 30 million. How about the number of grains of sand on Earth? Well, that's 7 quintillion and 500 quadrillion (obviously...)

    The six books in this collection will help children count down the world with an amazing mix of numbers, facts and stats - ranging from the highest to the lowest.

    Using infographics and photographs, the books will help children visualise and understand numbers and build their skills in data handling. They cover a range of topics including science, nature, biology and the solar system.
  • Art: A Children's Encyclopedia - Hardback - 9780241297650 - David Taylor
    AACE 9 years +
    David Taylor
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £4.00
    • RRP £16.99
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    From the earliest cave paintings to the street art of today, this book charts the evolution of art.

    Featuring paints, sculptures and photography, it covers everything from the Mona Lisa to Michelangelo's David and the Terracotta Army.

    This is an essential introduction to the world of art for children. As well as painting, it also discusses photography including pinhole cameras, digital imagery and iconic photography.
  • Code Your Own Games Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781784930769
    CYOG 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £19.96
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    From drawing simple shapes to building games and learning essential coding concepts, this collection will show children how to complete simple and practical tasks using Scratch in a fun and adventure-filled way.

    With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, the books focus on a medieval adventure starring Sir Percival; a pirates' search for lost treasure; a hunt for gold in the jungle with Captain Maria; and a space battle.

    Format: Paperback
  • F2 Football Academy: How to Play Like a Pro - Paperback - 9781911600084 - F2 Freestylers
    FTFA 7 years +
    F2 Freestylers
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £12.99
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    YouTube superstars The F2 will help your budding footballers learn all the skills they need to be a striking success when it comes to football.

    They offer tips on mastering tricks like Neymar, hitting free kicks in the style of Cristiano Ronaldo and dribbling like Messi. This is a great book for children who love the Beautiful Game and dream of nothing but scoring goals. It contains photographic instructions for all kinds of incredible skills.

    The duo have met the likes of Gareth Bale, Ronaldinho, Pele and Steven Gerrard and here they reveal what these world superstars are really like and how they all got their edge. The duo also look back over their own career to explain how they went from being aspiring pros to YouTube superstars with 10 million followers. There are also activity pages that encourage footy-mad children to design their own balls and kits.

    Please note this book was advertised with the wrong jacket in catalogue 347. We apologise for any inconvenience.
  • Wallbook Timeline of Big History - Paperback - 9780993019951 - Christopher Lloyd
    WTBH 7 years +
    Christopher Lloyd
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £12.99
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    This history wallbook includes a 2-metre-long, fold-out timeline that contains over 1,000 pictures and captions telling the story of our world. Covering natural history, human achievements across all of the continents and so much more, it comes with a handy pocket magnifier so your children can read all the intricate details.

    This book also contains The Wallbook Chronicle: a captivating newspaper-like read that will take your children on a further, more in-depth blitz through 14 billion years of big history.

    From the very start of the universe with the Big Bang all the way through to the moon landing and beyond, it is an accessible guide to major historical events. There are even crosswords, quizzes and readers' letters for your little historian to enjoy.
  • Wallbook Timeline of Shakespeare - Paperback - 9780993019999 - Christopher Lloyd
    WTSH 7 years +
    Christopher Lloyd
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £12.99
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    This history wallbook includes a huge (two metres!) fold-out timeline that contains pictures and captions telling the story of William Shakespeare.

    With hundreds of illustrations showcasing all of the Bard's comedies, histories and tragedies, this is a wonderfully accessible introduction to all his work and is sure to come in handy during English lessons.

    It even includes The Wallbook Chronicle, a newspaper that gives further information about Shakespeare's plays and their influence on culture and history.
  • Guinness Book of Records: Amazing Animals - Paperback - 9781910561614 - Guinness World Records
    GBAA 6 years +
    Guinness World Records
    6 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £5.99
    From the team behind the Guinness World Records books comes a celebration of the most purr-fect and fur-nomenal animals to walk the Earth.

    Amazing Animals features peculiar pets, wacky wildlife and cute critters and showcases incredible surfing pigs, talking gorillas and the world's largest elephant orchestra.

    Social petworking stars are also highlighted and children will love finding out about the tallest and smallest animals around. The annual-style book also includes quizzes, puzzles and IQ tests for pets.