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Children's Non-Fiction Winter Sale

  • LEGO Official Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9780241295144
    BGPDW
    • £4.00
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £3.99
    The LEGO Official Annual 2018 is packed with awesome activities, super stories and cool comic strips, making it the ultimate Christmas present for all LEGO fans!
  • Doctor Who: Official Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781405930000 - BBC
    BGSHQ
    • £4.00
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £3.99
    Join the Doctor and his new companions Bill and Nardole for brand-new adventures on board the TARDIS in this year's Doctor Who Annual. With secrets from the latest series, fact files on the latest terrifying monsters, exciting comic strips, stories, puzzles and activities, it's the perfect read for any fan of the brilliant BBC show Doctor Who.
  • The Simpsons Comics Annual 2018 - Hardback - 9781785656569
    TSAN 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.00
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £5.99
    Everybody's favourite dysfunctional family has been entertaining the world for 28 series now and show no signs of slowing down soon... The Simpsons Annual 2018 is full of comic book adventures starring Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie and the other unforgettable characters from Springfield.

    The comic-strip stories in this annual are packed with fun and adventure and will delight Simpsons fans of all ages. Bart takes to the high seas after a prank doesn't work out quite how he hoped; Bart and Ralph are the stars of an unlikely buddy cop adventure; and Professor Frank manages to create the perfect robot prankster!

    There's even a short which finds Marge and Maggie embarking on a shopping spree. Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without an annual and who better to share it with than The Simpsons?
  • Carol Vorderman: Computer Coding Games for Kids - Paperback - 9780241209738 - Carol Vorderman
    CCGK 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £3.00
    • RRP £12.99
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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.
  • Ultimate Star Wars - Hardback - 9780241245101
    UTSW 12 years +
    12 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £30.00
    • Save £25.00
    We don't have a bad feeling about this... We're sure this book will be top of every film fan's reading list as they enjoy Star Wars: The Force Awakens time and time again.

    Covering the creatures, critters and characters who have starred in the original six films (and the spin-offs the Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels), you'll be feeling the Force as you learn all about Tattooine, the Death Star, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Darth Maul and the other inhabitants and settings of a galaxy far, far away.

    Presented in chronological order so you're able to relive all your favourite moments and the key battles from the saga in detail, this is a real visual feast for Star Wars fans of all ages.
  • All Aboard the Discovery Express - Hardback - 9781847809896 - Emily Hawkins
    OTDE 7 years +
    Emily Hawkins
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £14.99
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    The Discovery Express is arriving at your destination... all aboard!

    It's 1937 and a professor on the verge of an important discovery has disappeared. Can your children solve the clues and track down this missing scientist? Along the way, they'll learn about the history of transport, meet incredible engineers and even unveil the design of the world's first jet engine.

    With plenty of flaps to lift and graphic novel-style illustrations, this adventure will spark the imagination of aspiring scientists and engineers! It also provides an enticing introduction to the history of transport.
  • Star Wars Made Easy - Hardback - 9780241305751
    SWME 14 years +
    14 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £8.99
    As fans of all ages eagerly await the release of the Last Jedi this December, this book will help new fans of the galaxy far, far away recognise their Wookiees from Wampas and Jedi from droids.

    The perfect introduction to the saga, it will help any intergalactic novice get up to speed with all that has happened in the films (and its various spin-offs!) so far.

    This handy guide will ensure those who don't know Star Wars refrain from turning to the Dark Side and explains all those references that run through popular culture...
  • Letts Monster Practice: Ages 3-5 Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780007957231
    MPRA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £6.00
    • RRP £31.92
    • Save £25.92
    • Just 75.00p 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!
  • Letts Monster Practice: Ages 5-6 Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780007957248
    LMPR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £39.90
    • Save £34.90
    • Just 50.00p per book
    Children aged between 5 and 6 will be learning about more complex subjects and topics as they develop their study skills at Key Stage 1 level. Who better than the creatures from Letts' Monster Practice books to help them along the way?

    These zesty books are packed with fun and colourful activities and will help children build their knowledge of maths and English. Fully supporting the National Curriculum, each book comes with a monster mask that just adds to the fun.

    Among the topics covered are fractions, telling the time, addition and subtraction, handwriting and grammar and punctuation.
  • Marvel: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know - Hardback - 9780241232620 - DK
    MVEY 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £17.99
    • Save £13.99
    The Hulk features on the tactile cover of this Marvel book full of incredible trivia, facts and artwork.

    Covering heroes, villains and those characters that flit in-between, it includes bizarre-but-true tales, quirky insights into characters including the Avengers, Spider-Man and Daredevil and so much more.

    From why there are three different colours of Hulk (green, grey and red in case you were asking) to a look at the time that a frog gained Thor's powers, many of these revelations are astounding - and will delight anyone who loves Marvel, no matter what their age.
  • Enid Blyton's Jolly Good Food - Hardback - 9781444929805 - Allegra McEvedy
    EBJG 7 years +
    Allegra McEvedy
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £14.99
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    Enid Blyton's stories are full of delicious food and this children's cookbook shows you how to make some meals the Famous Five would be proud of. Of course, there's also lashings of ginger beer!

    With ideas for every meal of the day, this is the perfect introduction for children to make and eat food with their favourite adults. From Famous Five-themed picnics to Malory Towers midnight feasts and party teas with the Folk of the Faraway Tree, these dishes are delicious.

    The 42 recipes in this book have been compiled by popular chef and Junior Bake Off TV judge, Allegra McEvedy.

    Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
  • Ultimate Sticker Collection: LEGO Winter Wonderland - Paperback - 9780241256268 - DK
    LWUS 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £4.99
    Enjoy a brick-load of festive fun with the LEGO Minifigures!

    This cool sticker book comes with over a thousand stickers and finds the likes of LEGO City being transformed into a winter wonderland, the Star Wars characters getting into the festive spirit (you'll love Santa Maul) and the LEGO Friends getting set for a cracking Christmas.

    There are scenes featuring winter holiday markets and sleigh rides with Santa. LEGO: Winter Wonderland is a book that celebrates the most wonderful time of the year.
  • Star Wars Millennium Falcon Book and Mega Model - Hardback - 9781405285223
    SWMM
    • £8.00
    • RRP £19.99
    • Save £11.99
    Make a model of the Millennium Falcon and enjoy a book filled with fun facts and character profiles from a galaxy far, far away.

    This Star Wars book includes moments from the saga and even explains all about the schematics the spaceships featured in the film.

    You won't need any glue to put the pieces together and when fully built, the model measures 30 x 30cm. It even has moveable cannons and a radar dish. The removable panels also allow Star Wars fans to look inside and find out more about the famous freighter.
  • Fundamental Science Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781911341970
    FNSC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £8.00
    • RRP £79.90
    • Save £71.90
    • Just 80.00p per book
    These 10 books cover everything children will be studying during their science lessons at Key Stage 1.

    With activities, experiments and ideas for investigations, they cover senses, health, everyday materials and so much more. Highly accessible, they're full of diagrams and helpful photographs to help children understand the notoriously tricky concepts.

    The books provide fascinating explanations of natural phenomena and encourage children to observe and investigate the world around them and think critically about anything scientific.

    Format: Paperback
  • History VIP Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781526307217
    HVIP 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.00
    • RRP £44.95
    • Save £39.95
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Featuring Boudicca, Charles Darwin, Emmeline Pankhurst, King John and Mary Anning, these books examing some of history's greatest characters and will come in useful for children studying at both Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 level.

    They look at the lives of these figures and explore the society in which they lived and how they made an impact on the culture of the time.

    Each book covers each person from their childhood right through to old age and looks at their biggest achievements - Mary Anning collected and studied fossils; King John signed the Magna Carta; Charles Darwin came up with the theory of evolution, Boudicca rebelled against the Romans; and Emmeline Pankhurst helped women win the right to vote.
    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.
  • King James Bible - Black Gift Edition - Other - 9780007946853
    KJBB 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £16.99
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    Containing the Old and New Testaments, this King James edition of the Holy Bible is a wonderful keepsake. Presented in a black slipcase, it's sure to delight any Christian or anyone interested in the Greatest Story Ever Told.

    A very special edition that will make a wonderful gift, especially for Christenings.
  • King James Bible: White Gift Edition - Other - 9780007946860
    KJBW 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £16.99
    • Save £13.99
    Containing the Old and New Testaments, this King James edition of the Holy Bible is a wonderful keepsake. Presented in a white slipcase and with a silver trim, it's sure to delight any Christian or anyone interested in the Greatest Story Ever Told.

    A very special edition that will make a wonderful gift, especially for Christenings.
  • How to Play the Recorder - Hardback - 9780241196175 - DK
    HTPR 7 years +
    DK
    7 years +
    • £2.50
    • RRP £7.99
    • Save £5.49
    How to Play the Recorder is a guide from the experts at DK that will help any child learn how they can play the recorder.

    With its gorgeous, colourful design and step-by-step instructions, the book covers the basics of music and then moves through to more challenging music and even shows children how they can play duets on this most popular of first instruments.

    Notes are clearly introduced at the most appropriate stages and there are also musical pieces that progress in difficulty as the book progresses. Extra hints and tips are featured throughout the chapters, too, making this an ideal companion to recorder lessons at schools!
  • Letts Wild About: Ages 3-5 Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007953486
    LTWA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £19.95
    • Save £15.95
    • 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.
  • The Amazing Book of Star Wars - Hardback - 9780241263211 - Elizabeth Dowsett
    ABSW 5 years +
    Elizabeth Dowsett
    5 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.99
    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 bringing the Star Wars saga to a whole new audience and excitement building for the release of Rogue One, 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.
  • Starting School with Carol Vorderman Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241287675
    SSCV 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £7.00
    • RRP £39.90
    • Save £32.90
    • Just 70.00p per book
    As children prepare to start school for the first time, they may need some reassurance from what to expect. Luckily, Carol Vorderman is on hand to help your child learn the key skills they'll need for this time with this 10-book collection.

    Covering topics including the alphabet, numbers and early reading and writing skills, the books are accessible and feature a host of fun activities and practical learning experiences to give them a head start.

    From phonics to math skills, sorting and matching, this is an essential guide for children aged 3 and over (and their parents!) who want to get ahead when starting school.
  • Open: A Toolkit for How Magic and Messed Up Life Can be - Hardback - 9781509836116 - Gemma Cairney
    CAIR 15 years +
    15 years +
    • £3.00
    • RRP £12.99
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    'Open is surely set to become THE must-have manual for young women navigating the often-tempestuous waters of their teenage years' - LoveReading4Kids

    Radio 1's resident agony aunt and popular television personality Gemma Cairney provides honest advice about the big, bad and beautiful elements of growing up in Open: A Toolkit for How Magic and Messed Up Life Can Be.

    From mental health to family issues and the perils and joys of first love, she covers a range of issues with frankness and understanding. Gemma draws on both her own life experiences and the insight she has gained as an agony aunt to provide comfort to teens (aged 14 plus) who are finding life difficult.

    Alongside her practical advice are tips from experts and a series of appealing illustrations, all presented in a refreshing journal style. There is even space for readers to note down their own thoughts and solutions to life's big questions.

    This book provides open and honest advice on a range of important and mature issues including mental health, sex and abuse.
    We believe it is a must-have for mature teens but please read beforehand if you have any concerns about its suitability.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Ultimate Guide to the Cosmic Outlaws - Hardback - 9780241286173 - Nick Jones
    GGCO
    • £5.00
    • RRP £17.99
    • Save £12.99
    The Guardians of the Galaxy are grooving their way back on to the big screen and this book will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about the amazing Marvel characters' colourful history.

    Covering the cosmic outlaws' various incarnations on a decade-by-decade basis since their first appearance in 1969, this book looks at the key characters like Star-Lord, Rocket Raccoon and Groot, their foes and all the key storylines.

    It also covers their allies including Captain America and The Thing and the various intergalactic locations the lovable rag-tag group visit.