Children's Non-Fiction Sale

  • What Makes Your Body Work? - Hardback - 9781472937308 - Gill Arbuthnott
    WMBW 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.00
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    This vibrantly illustrated book will teach children aged 9 and over all about the science of the body with its friendly text and interactive experiments.

    From the brain to the toes - and everything in-between - it's bursting with fun facts and amazing illustrations that will explain to children how body systems function and work together. From how we can tell if things or hot or cold to how blood travels around, it answers many questions about human biology.

    Among the experiments children can carry out are making a taste map of their tongue, a smell test of different things and finding a pulse. This book is brilliant for any budding scientists.
  • 24 Hour History Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474764896
    TFHH 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £3.00
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    • Just 75.00p per book
    These four books provide graphic novel-style accounts of some of the most momentous days in our history- including D-Day during World War II, the attack on Pearl Harbor, the assassination of JFK and The Apollo 11 Moon Landing in 1969.

    The eye-catching artwork and captivating true stories are sure to capture the interest of any child interested in history, as well as those who wouldn't normally read books.

    Each book has a cast of characters that help offer biographical information on the key players in each event and a timeline that explains what happened when. They also explain the lasting effect each important event made.
  • Extraordinary Migrations Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474764940
    EMIG 7 years +
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £3.00
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    This fascinating series charts the remarkable journeys different types of animals take during their migration cycles. Find out what happens when butterflies cross the sky; when crabs cross the sand; when penguins cross the ice; and when whales cross the sea.

    Each animal faces a unique set of challenges and experiences wonders of the world along the way. With full-colour illustrations and inspired storytelling, this narrative series takes readers on an extraordinary adventure.

    A detailed glossary, further reading suggestions, an index and a fast facts page make these books treasure troves of information.

    Format: paperback
  • My Very First French Words Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781773252438
    MFFW 3 years +
    3 years +
    (2)
    • £6.00
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    • Just 60.00p per book
    This 10-book collection will help young children learn their first words in both English and French.

    All of these books have appealing images of the subject with the English definition on one page and then another picture of the same object or saying, accompanied by the French translation. There is one word and its translation on each double-page spread.

    Suitable for children aged 3 and over, these books cover topics ranging from family and nature to the things found at the park and at the beach.
    Format: paperback
  • Let's Talk About the Birds and the Bees - Hardback - 9781472946416 - Molly Potter
    LTBB 7 years +
    7 years +
    (3)
    • £3.00
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    This illustrated book provides a clear and honest approach to the difficult subjects of puberty, sex, reproduction and relationships. It's perfect for helping you explain the facts of life to your children.

    Written by the author of previous Book People favourite How Are You Feeling Today?, this all-encompassing picture book will help you answer all those difficult questions as children start to wonder about their bodies. It's perfect for helping you ease them into understanding the subtleties of growing up.

    Written with honesty and sensitivity and with clear and concise language, this book explains all about different kinds of sexual partnerships and relationships and includes a guide for handling children's questions and feelings about their bodies.

    Please be advised that this book covers mature themes about growing up including sex, gender and relationships with honesty.
  • I'm Ready to Learn Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780241326565
    RTLF 3 years +
    3 years +
    (3)
    • £18.00
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    Containing 12 phonics readers, six activity-filled sticker workbooks and two sets of flashcards, this is an essential collection to help children gain success at school.

    There are phonics books covering Ladybird Levels 1-12. All of these are bursting with simple language and engaging stories that will help children develop their phonics skills.

    There are also maths books covering numbers, addition, subtraction and the times tables and flashcards to help aid children's learning even further.

    Format: paperback
  • Destination: Space - Hardback - 9781847808240 - Christoph Englert
    DSTS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.00
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    Do you have an astronaut of the future in your household? They'll be excited to blast off into space with the cadets in this out-of-this world book!

    Fully illustrated, the book looks at the local solar system and into galaxies that are far beyond. Fully accessible, the book explains the science behind the stars, planets, meteors and comets in our sky. It also provides a detailed look at the history of the universe.
  • Carol Vorderman: Computer Coding Games for Kids - Paperback - 9780241209738 - Carol Vorderman
    CCGK 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £3.00
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    Using the free programming application Scratch, this Carol Vorderman book will help children aged 9 and over learn how to make their own computer games - from fiendish puzzles to crazy platform games and thrilling races!

    With accessible and extremely easy-to-follow instructions, the books will help children become expert coders and then improve their skills as they create, remix and customise their games.

    After making the games, the new young coders can share their games online and set challenges for all their friends and family.
  • The Story of Tutankhamun - Hardback - 9781408876787 - Patricia Cleveland-Peck
    TUTK 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.00
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    This fantastic, illustrated book invites children to travel through history with Howard Carter as he uncovers Tutankhamun's hidden tomb. It looks at his incredible discovery and how this changed the way we view history.

    Focusing on both the famous Egyptian boy king and the explorer who discovered him, this fascinating read reveals the troubles Tutankhamun faced during his short life, explains how he died and the legacy that he left.

    Written in a very narrative style, it even explains the steps of mummification - making it extra appealing to budding historians!
  • Wildlife Wonders Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164137 - Pat Jacobs
    WLDW 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.00
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    • Just 83.00p per book
    Have your children ever asked you why birds have feathers or why fish have gills? This collection of six science books will give them all the answers they need, while also providing an overview of the wonderful diversity of the natural world.

    Covering birds, fish, insects, mammals, plants and reptiles, each book explores the key characteristics of each species and looks at how their characteristics have evolved over time. This is all backed by easy-to-follow text, 3D artwork and eye-catching photographs.

    Perfect for nature lovers, all of these books are closely linked to the new National Science Curriculum and will boost understanding of wildlife classification and evolution.
    Format: paperback
  • Letts Wild About: Ages 3-5 Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007953486
    LTWA 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £4.00
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    • Just 80.00p per book
    Covering the topics of numbers, counting, writing, the alphabet and phonics, these activity-filled workbooks from Letts all feature amazing animals and will help children aged between 3 and 5 get to grips with English and Maths.

    Supporting the Early Years Curriculum, the books have accessible activities which allow children to practise key numeracy and literacy skills, while also exploring the world of animals through weird and wonderful facts.
  • Animaths Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781474764902
    AMTH 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £6.00
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    Become a roaring success when it comes to maths by working through these engaging books. They feature cut-out photos of animals and bright colours to help even the most reluctant of mathematicians!

    This fun series uses exciting, high-interest animals to capture the imagination and help children engage with maths.

    Key topics and concepts are explored including comparing, measuring and subtraction. Perfect for reluctant maths students, the colourful illustrations and photos make the subjects relatable and enjoyable.
  • Discover the Roman Empire - Hardback - 9781847808264 - Imogen Greenberg
    DTRE 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.50
    • RRP £8.99
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    Head all the way back to Ancient Rome with this accessible guide to one of the most important historical eras.

    Focusing on the Roman Empire, gladiators, the Roman Army and the engineering and architectural feats that occurred during this time, this book provides a fascinating timeline of a tumultuous period. Many of the facts are presented as comic strips, making them extra accessible.

    Illustrated by a graphic designer and throughly researched, this is an essential introduction to Rome.
  • Taking Flight - Hardback - 9781847809285 - Adam Hancher
    TFLI 5 years +
    5 years +
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    The Wright brothers were determined to be the first men in the world to fly - but how did they achieve their dream?

    This illustrated book captures the golden age of aviation and celebrates the Wright brothers' determination, ingenuity and courage. It shows children, in a narrative style, how the brothers came up with the idea of flying and how they went about building their inventions.

    Written by Adam Hancher, this is a thrilling book about one of the great historic achievements. It's the perfect complement (and an ideal bedtime story) to their learning at school.
  • My Very First Spanish Words Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781773252377
    MFSW 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £6.00
    • RRP £39.90
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    • Just 60.00p per book
    This 10-book collection will help young children learn their first words in both English and Spanish.

    All of these books have appealing images of the subject with the English definition on one page and then another picture of the same object, thing or saying on the opposite page, all accompanied by the Spanish translation. There is one word and its translation on each double-page spread.

    Suitable for children aged 3 and over, these books cover topics ranging from family and nature to the things found at the park and at the beach.
    Format: paperback
  • The Illustrated Family Bible - Hardback - 9780241238998
    IFBL
    • £7.00
    • RRP £19.99
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    This Illustrated Family Bible uses original text from the New International Version and a a highly visual approach to inspire the whole family.

    Containing all the important stories of the Old and New Testaments, this Bible covers the likes of Abraham and the chosen people, Jesus' early years and the growth of the church.

    Comprehensive background information including maps and photographs helps set the stories in their social, historical and geographical context.
  • Festivals Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781912171408
    FSTV 5 years +
    5 years +
    (3)
    • £9.00
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    This collection contains 10 books providing an accessible introduction and detailed overview of 10 different festivals and celebrations.

    Especially written for children aged 6 and over, these books are a useful study aid and will help children learn about different cultures and religions outside of their own.
    Format: paperback
  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know - Hardback - 9780241232392
    SWAV 7 years +
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £5.00
    • RRP £17.99
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    It's not long until The Last Jedi arrives in cinemas and this book will tell young fans everything they need to know about the Star Wars universe as they eagerly anticipate what's in store for Rey, Finn and Luke Skywalker...

    From why Kylo Ren talks to a helmet to the type of trooper that guards a tropical beach, this book is bursting with fun trivia about the famous characters and locations. It's also bursting with incredible photography.

    Including a sneak peek at the new film and material from all those that have been released so far, this book also has strange-but-true and 'Did you know?' facts scattered throughout. It even offers behind-the-scenes glimpses at the making of the movies.
  • Tiny Tots Colouring: ABC - Paperback - 9781785576171
    TTCA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £2.50
    • RRP £5.99
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    This placemat-sized activity pad provides a fun way for children to get to grips with the alphabet.

    There is plenty of colouring fun to be had and there is a page dedicated to each letter of the alphabet. There are also number recognition and writing activities to complete. The pad also comes with over 100 stickers to further delight children.
  • Wallbook Timeline of Shakespeare - Paperback - 9780993019999 - Christopher Lloyd
    WTSH 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.00
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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.
  • Whose Little Baby Are You? Collection - Collection - 9781911341994
    WSLB 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £6.00
    • RRP £29.94
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    This accessible series of children's books introduces cute baby animals ranging from fluffy ostrich chicks to newborn giant pandas.

    They explain how not every baby looks like their parents and will encourage young readers to turn the pages to discover just who the baby animal belongs to.

    These nature books also explain how animal mums and dads care for their young and show how baby animals grow, change and prepare for adult life.
    Format: paperback
  • Why Do We Remember Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445161549
    WDWR 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £7.00
    • RRP £53.94
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    • Just £1.17 per book
    This collection contains six first history books that will explain to children why we remember momentous events and people including The Great Fire of London and Charles Darwin.

    Aimed at readers aged 5 and over, each book covers a topic children will learn about and Key Stage 1 and relies on a rich variety of historical sources including diaries and paintings to bring the events to life. They're also accessibly written as they describe why these people and events remain so relevant.

    Each book also features a simple timeline and explores how we find about the past. All text has been carefully checked by a historian.

    Format: paperback
  • The Amazing Book of Star Wars - Hardback - 9780241263211 - Elizabeth Dowsett
    ABSW 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £9.99
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    Including a life-size poster of BB-8 and plenty of fun fold-out pages, this encyclopedia will tell children everything they could ever want to know about the iconic characters and spaceships from a galaxy far, far away.

    With The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi bringing the Star Wars saga to a whole new audience, this is the perfect book for your little Jedi. It gives brief overviews in simple sentences of what each character is like and points out some of their defining features.

    There are also fun questions scattered throughout the book which will help children test their knowledge of the Star Wars universe.
  • LEGO Nexo Knights: The Book of Knights - Hardback - 9780241232347 - DK
    TBOK 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £14.99
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    Coming with a new and exclusive Merlock Minifigure, this book is packed full of information about the LEGO Nexo Knights.

    Battling scary monsters and going on epic quests, the Nexo Knights are the shining stars of LEGO. Not only are the sets very popular but they also star in an animated series on Cartoon Network. This book features some of the most popular characters and sets available and is full of facts about them.

    Using a smartphone or tablet, children can even scan a shield that features on the pages to access exclusive online content. There is even a fold-out poster included within the pages!