Design & Technology Books

  • DEFS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    Aspiring artists can learn how to draw stunning pictures of pretty much anything they want by following the five simple steps featured in this draw-in book.

    Every page has a drawing project with easy-to-follow instructions on the left-hand page and a blank page on the right for drawing practice.

    From decorative animals and patterns to flowers, there are over 35 projects to help children embrace their creativity.
  • CGO2 4 years +
    4 years +
    (2)
    • £4.49
    • RRP £6.99
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    Open up Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go and you have a treasure trove of tractors, trucks, cars, fire engines and motorised vehicles of all kinds to dive into. The collection offers lots to look at and talk about with car-mad 5-year-olds. It includes every imaginable vehicle to choose from and some you've never imagined!

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
  • CSTP 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £13.99
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    Children can take their first steps to cooking fresh, healthy and delicious recipes by mastering the 50 easy-to-follow recipes featured in this book.

    From soups to pasta dishes and treats including banana bread, all of the recipes in this book are simple to make and sure to get children into baking - especially after they've tasted their healthy and delicious creations. There are also shortcuts and tips to help kids get their heads around kitchen terminology.

    All of the tasty dishes contain clear, short step-by-step instructions and are accompanied by eye-catching photography.
  • CAX2 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Top Gear's Richard Hammond gears up to entertain and educate with Car Science.

    Packed with diagrams, colourful photographs and cutaway drawings showing the insides of engines, Car Science looks at the science behind cars, G-force and energy.

    This is a fascinating book that car-mad readers from 7+ will love to dip into.
  • CCE2 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.49
    • RRP £3.99
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    Everyone's favourite expert on just about everything, Carol Vorderman offers a hands-on introduction to working with computer code for children aged 5 and up in her new book Computer Coding Made Easy.

    Covering all of the basics little ones aged 5 and above need to know about Python programming, from copying and writing code to problem solving and abstract thinking, this curriculum-based guide uses diagrams and step-by-step instructions to teach computer programming in a fun, engaging and entertaining way - and most importantly, make it stick!

    One of the nation's best loved television personalities, there is no one better to help develop the essential skills needed to work with computer code than Carol Vorderman!
  • Everything I Need to Know for School: Lower Key Stage 2 Collection - 30 Books - Collection - 9780241279960
    ENKL 7 years +
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £19.99
    • RRP £112.70
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    • Just 67p 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.
  • Pigs Might Fly Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912502585 - Kirsty Holmes
    PMFP 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    • RRP £47.94
    • Save £39.95Save 83%
    • Just £1.33 per book
    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
  • AEC2 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    Learn everything you ever wanted to know about trains with this accessible guide. It looks at the different types including underground trains, elevated railways and light rail trains. It also looks into how they work, where they go and why so many people use them.
  • AHZ2 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    Curious children can learn all about how water gets to and from our homes and the role of the community workers in this process. It has easy-to-understand text and is sure to answer so many different questions.
  • AHU2 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    Have you ever wondered how your breakfast cereal or a banana gets on to the shelves of your local supermarket? This accessible science book will show you.

    It explains how food gets from farms to stores and looks at the role the community workers play in this process.
  • AHQ2 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    This accessible science book explains how electricity gets from power stations into your home and how this charges up so many devices.

    It also looks at the role of the community workers who make this all possible. It's a brilliant book for budding scientists.
  • AHJ2 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £1.99
    • RRP £3.49
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    A little boy uses different colours of paper to make a fabulous flower in this easy-to-follow book - especially written for children aged between 4 and 6.
  • AJX2 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £1.99
    • RRP £3.49
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    This Red book-banded book finds a child making their very own monkey. It's practical and crafty and is full of words that will help children develop their vocabulary.
  • AEF2 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £1.99
    • RRP £3.49
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    Learn how to cook pancakes with this amazing book (Red book band). As well as practical advice on making a delicious treat, it uses easy-to-follow text that will help boost children's reading fluency and develop their vocabulary.
  • ANJ2 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £3.99
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    The School Garden is a Yellow book-banded book that will show children what they can grow and see. It's packed with new vocabulary and provides a fun way of learning new words.
  • BDX2 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £5.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    An interactive introduction to information and communication technology, which explains what goes on inside computers and what makes them do what they do. With lots of flaps to lift and look beneath, fact-hungry children will devour the fascinating data contained in this bright and engaging non-fiction book.
  • BGJJO 5 years +
    DK
    5 years +
    • £4.49
    • RRP £5.99
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    Silver award winner in the MadeForMums Awards 2017 children's books series category.DKfindout! Coding explains coding clearly for children with beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information. The DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more!DKfindout! Coding is packed with up-to-date information and fun quizzes, while key curriculum text tells children why we use code, how computers use code and covers the history of coding from early computer programming languages to Python and Scratch. Learn about coding pioneers Ada Lovelace and Alan Turing and how codes have been used throughout history.DKfindout! Coding will surprise and delight young readers.
  • BGPDK 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £11.19
    • RRP £13.99
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    Take a look at how skyscrapers were designed, how engineers make sure they stay upright and how the science of gravity means they don't fall down. Find out about scale, plans and perspective, explore interesting architecture from bridges and tunnels to cathedrals and stadiums, and admire the work of some of the world's most famous architects. Try activities such as designing your own skyscraper using marshmallows and spaghetti.Inject some fun into STEAM topics, with these lively examinations of buildings, robots, computers, vehicles, materials and space! This bright, colourful new series aims to inspire children aged 8 and up with a lifelong love of STEAM subjects.
  • BGPDJ 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £11.19
    • RRP £13.99
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    Take a look at how a robotic arm is designed, how engineers are devising examples that can be controlled by the human brain just like a real arm, and how the science of electronics allows the robot to interpret electrical signals and move in response. Find out about sensors, code and programming, explore fascinating robots from drones and space rovers to medical robots, and meet some of the world's most famous robots. Try activities such as designing your own rescue robot to squeeze into small spaces.Inject some fun into STEAM topics, with these lively examinations of buildings, robots, computers, vehicles, materials and space! This bright, colourful new series aims to inspire children aged 8 and up with a lifelong love of STEAM subjects.
  • BKKJL 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £11.19
    • RRP £13.99
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    Take a look at how aeroplanes are designed, how they take off and how engineers make sure they stay up in the sky. Find out about cars, trains, boats and helicopters, explore remarkable vehicles from self-driving cars to maglev trains and space rovers, and admire some of the world's most iconic cars. Test your understanding with fun projects such as making your own mini-maglev from plastic bricks and magnets.Inject some fun into STEAM topics, with these lively examinations of buildings, robots, computers, vehicles, materials and space! This bright, colourful new series aims to inspire children with a lifelong love of STEAM subjects.
  • BKKJK 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £11.19
    • RRP £13.99
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    Take a look at how computers are designed, how engineers program them and how all the data in computers is held. Find out about memory, outputs and inputs, explore amazing feats of computing such as the web, artificial intelligence and virtual reality and imagine what computers might be able to do in the future. Test your understanding with fun activities, such as writing your own program using a programming language such as Scratch.Inject some fun into STEAM topics, with these lively examinations of buildings, robots, computers, vehicles, materials and space! This bright, colourful new series aims to inspire children with a lifelong love of STEAM subjects.
  • How Things Work Encyclopedia - Paperback - 9781409383000
    ADMVN 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Discover how things are made and work with this first reference for young readers, now in paperback. Help your child take an incredible look at the way things are made and how they work with this fantastic fact-packed "How Things Work Encyclopedia", which shows and explains everything. They'll discover how the human body stays alive, what keeps a plane in the sky, why fireworks go 'bang', the amazing process that makes a plant grow, and much, much more. Full of bite-sized facts, curiosity quizzes and special weird-or-what features kids will love getting their teeth into, there 's a lot to see and explore. This title is perfect for homework or just for fun. Let your child find out more about how things work in our incredible world.
  • AYEAD 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    Feeling tech-savvy? Get ready to bust boredom with technology! You can learn how to put together a digital photo album, create a blog, produce a stop-motion movie and much more. With clear instructions and helpful photos, busting boredom with technology has never been more fun.
  • AYETJ 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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    Feeling inventive? Get ready to bust boredom with simple experiments! You can learn how to create lightning bolts, build a catapult and much more. With clear instructions and helpful photos, Busting Boredom with Experiments has never been more fun.