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Education Books for Kids

  • Big Picture Atlas

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: BGPA
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This hardback is a full-colour picture atlas that will help children aged 5 and over learn all about the world around them.

    There are 15 beautifully illustrated maps for children to pore over and they explain all about different countries, continents, oceans, mountains and ice caps. A celebration of our amazing planet, it also explains where animals and people live.

    This book also contains fascinating facts about each country.
    • £3.00
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  • The Shakespeare Stories Collection - 16 Books

    Andrew Matthews & Tony Ross

    Product Code: NSHK
    Collection 7 years +
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    From the tragedy of Macbeth to the humour of Much Ado About Nothing, this superb collection of paperbacks makes an excellent introduction to Shakespeare's books for younger readers. The full list of stories in the collection is:
    • Julius Caesar
    • King Lear
    • The Merchant of Venice
    • The Taming of the Shrew
    • Twelfth Night
    • As you Like it
    • A Midsummer Night's Dream
    • Much Ado About Nothing
    • The Tempest
    • Henry V
    • Macbeth
    • Othello
    • Richard III
    • Romeo and Juliet
    • Antony and Cleopatra
    • Hamlet
    The tales have been retold using accessible language and with the help of Tony Ross's engaging black-and-white illustrations, each play is vividly brought to life, allowing these culturally enriching stories to be shared with as wide an audience as possible.

    Format: paperback
    Please note that although these books are suitable for children aged 9 and over to enjoy independently, the themes they cover mean they may be considered more suitable for shared reading with children aged 7 plus.
    • £5.00
    • RRP £79.84
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  • Biff, Chip and Kipper: Time Chronicles Collection - 18 Books

    Product Code: BCKT
    Collection 7 years +
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    The familiar figures of Biff, Chip and Kipper have grown up and are facing a battle against evil in these 18 excellent adventures.

    As the familiar characters embark on the mission of a lifetime, your children will be on the edge of their seats. Ideal for children making the transition from picture books to longer stories, these books feature a host of characters from the past, which gives children an insight into history.

    Starting at Oxford Reading Tree Level 10, the books also include extras such as parent support, historical fact files and suggestion for things to talk about regarding the story.

    Format: paperback
    • £10.00
    • RRP £107.82
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  • Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: NROJ
    Collection 7 years +
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    There are no other authors quite like Roald Dahl. A supreme storyteller with a wicked sense of humour, his characters and stories are timeless and unforgettable - and they're gathered together here in one box set!

    With striking new artwork to celebrate the Roald Dahl 100 celebrations and a keepsake slipcase featuring Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations, this 15-book collection is packed with Dahl's classic children's novels.

    From Mr. Hoppy and Mrs Silver to Mr & Mrs Twit; and from giant peaches to magic medicines; this is a collection bursting with unique characters, hilarious situations and unforgettable storylines - as well as Dahl's wicked sense of humour.

    An essential addition to any bookshelf, the likes of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Witches and Fantastic Mr Fox have shocked, excited and entertained generations of children and now's your chance to own them all - whatever your age!

    Format: paperback
    • £18.00
    • RRP £98.85
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  • Alex Rider Collection - 10 Books

    Anthony Horowitz

    Product Code: ARCC
    Collection 11 years +
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    Cool, contemporary and brave, bestselling author Anthony Horowitz created a phenomenal character in Alex Rider - and now you can own the entire collection of his exciting adventures.

    Action packed from the first book to the last, the teenager is recruited to help on a MI6 mission after his uncle is killed in a car crash. Having looked after him since he was a baby, Alex is devastated by this tragedy but in the aftermath of his death, Alex discovers his uncle was actually a spy...

    Told at breakneck pace and with tons of suspense, this series is irresistible.

    This collection contains books 1-10 in Anthony Horowitz's Alex Rider series.
    Format: paperback
    • £10.00
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  • Project X Alien Adventures: Series 1 Collection - 31 Books

    Product Code: PXAA
    Collection 6 years +
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    Packed with fantastic artwork and ideal for preparing Year 2 schoolchildren aged 6 and above as they look to tackle their very first chapter books, our Project X Alien Adventures Collection is full of fun stories, activities and facts that will help young readers build their confidence in reading at Oxford Reading Level 7 and then progress right through to Level 11.

    Badlaw and his army of robotic Krools are taking over Planet Exis. Now Exis's only chance for freedom is for Nok and micro-friends Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger to save the day, free Exis from Badlaw and save Nok's parents, too!

    Gripping and sure to have even the most reluctant reader wanting to turn the pages and read on, this huge collection of 31 books is specially written by the creators of the Oxford Reading Tree (Biff, Chip and Kipper) to encourage children to enjoy reading independently.

    This 31-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 7 to 11 (book bands Turquoise, Purple, Gold, White and Lime). It is suitable for children in Year 2/P3.

    Please note the books in this collection vary in size. The dimensions stated are for the wallet that the books are presented in.
    Format: paperback
    • £12.00
    • RRP £154.90
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  • Harry Potter Books 1-3: Audio Collection - 25 CDs

    JK Rowling

    Product Code: HPCD
    Audio 9 years +
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    This set contains unabridged audio versions of the first three Harry Potter books - the perfect gift for young witches and wizards. They might not be on the Hogwarts Express but they can still enjoy the magic of these timeless tales.

    Narrated by Stephen Fry, these Harry Potter audio books follow the young wizard Harry as he heads off to Hogwarts and battles with the evil Lord Voldemort. Everyone will be on tenterhooks as they listen to these gripping and timeless stories by J.K. Rowling.

    Running time: approx 35 hours
    Format: CD
    Unabridged

    CDs in this collection:
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Disc 1-7, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Disc 1-8, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Disc 1-10.
    • £15.00
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  • Project X Alien Adventures: Series 2 Collection - 25 Books

    Product Code: PXAL
    Collection 7 years +
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    So many of you have been asking us for the next books in the bestselling series and now we're delighted to say The Project X team are back - and they're set to face their biggest challenges yet in this massive 25-book collection.

    Max, Cat, Ant, Tiger and their new robot micro-friend, Eight, face a number of new challenges that will inspire young readers to keep turning the pages of every single action-packed book included in the collection.

    With stories written by authors including Steve Cole, Elen Caldecott and Jacqueline Rayner, the plots follow the gang as they face off against Badlaw; go in search of a missing cargo of cyberbees; and are attacked by a swarm of metal-eating, robotic space locusts. The collection also includes a larger-format Fact File full of activities.

    With their 3D-style artwork, the books are perfect for children in Year 3 at school. All-new stories, they continue the adventures from the first series at Oxford Reading Level 9 and progress all the way up to Level 14, meaning they are suitable for children of differing reading abilities.

    This 25-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 9 to 14 (book bands Brown and Grey). It is suitable for children in Year 3 and 4. It follows on from the first collection back at Level 9 to help children hone their reading skills before moving onto the more advanced stories.
    Format: paperback
    • £12.00
    • RRP £168.80
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  • The Secret Seven Collection - 16 Books

    Enid Blyton

    Product Code: SVCC
    Collection 7 years +
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    Written by Enid Blyton - one of the world's favourite children's writers and the author who brought the world The Famous Five, Malory Towers and The Naughtiest Girl series - The Secret Seven are a group of friends who meet in a shed and solve some startling mysteries.

    Peter, his sister Janet, and their friends Jack, Colin, George, Pam and Barbara make up the Secret Seven. They meet in a shed with 'S.S' on the door and to get in you'll need to know the password and wear the right badge. Peter is head of the society and he makes jolly well sure that everyone abides by the rules...

    While the gang eat cake and drink lemonade, they puzzle over the peculiar goings-on in their local community and make it their mission to put things right. To do this, they have to keep watch, search for clues and ask the right questions. From burglaries to stolen animals and missing children, there's always a case to be cracked!

    Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
    Format: Paperback
    • £12.00
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  • Collins English Dictionary: Gift Edition

    Product Code: EDGF
    Hardback
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    Every home needs a dictionary and this Collins edition comes in a keepsake slipcase. A trusted reference source, this dictionary is full of thousands of correct spelling and definitions.
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  • What's Going On Inside My Head?

    Molly Potter

    Product Code: WGOI
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This book explains to children just how important mental health is to their happiness and well-being.

    It reveals practical ways that can help children keep their minds in good shape and encourages them to talk positively about themselves, their emotions, relationships and mindfulness in general. These ideas will hopefully help them develop healthy habits and good coping strategies from an early age.

    Written in a child-friendly but no-nonsense way, this book will help you start important and timely conversations with children about their mental and emotional health.
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  • My First... Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: MFBO
    Collection 4 years +
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    Maths, mazes, numbers... Even origami!

    This collection of first books introduces children to important concepts in a fun and wonderfully interactive way. They are colourful, easy to follow and feature themes that we know your little ones will love.

    The search and find book will help them develop observational skills; the science book introduces basic concepts; and the picture puzzles encourage early numeracy and reading skills.
    Format: paperback
    • £7.00
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  • Eva Ibbotson Collection - 3 Books

    Eva Ibbotson

    Product Code: EVIB
    Collection 10 years +
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    Eva Ibbotson's gentle adventure stories have enchanted so many young readers and this collection, including the all-time classic Journey to the River Sea, provides the perfect introduction to her work.

    Journey to the River Sea is an award-winning adventure story that follows the orphan Maia as she travels all the way from England to the Amazon with her governess. Set in 1910, it celebrates the exotic worlds this intrepid duo visit while on their epic journey.

    The Dragonfly Pool takes place during the Second World War and finds 11-year-old Tally finding adventure, romance and a handsome prince while on a boarding-school trip; completing the set is The Star Kazan, an enthralling story about family and identity that takes place in turn-of-the-century Vienna.
    Format: Paperback
    • £4.00
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  • Curious Pearl, Science Girl Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: CPRL
    Collection 6 years +
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    Curious Pearl is seriously into science! In a series that defies stereotypes, Pearl is a strong female character who wants to introduce everyone to the important STEM topics.

    Each book has an easy-to-follow narrative style that will help enhance a child's understanding of the topic discussed as Pearl learns all about science topics through play e.g. forces and motion while playing football.

    These books cover the concepts of matter, seasons, migration, light and more in great detail - and are sure to help inspire your little scientist to make their own discoveries.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
    • RRP £63.92
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  • Bedtime Story Winner 2017: There's a Boy Just Like Me

    Frasier Cox

    Product Code: BDSR
    Hardback 4 years +
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    The winner of Book People's Bedtime Story Competition 2017, Frasier Cox's There's a Boy Just Like Me is a heart-warming tale of friendship between the author and a refugee who shares the same interests and childhood hopes and dreams.

    In 2017, we asked children aged 5 to 11 to write a bedtime story between 200 and 800 words on the theme of friendship. The response was astounding and out of over 1,300 entries, Frasier's story was selected as the winner by a panel of judges that included TV favourite Claudia Winkleman and radio DJ and Radio Boy author Christian O'Connell. Frasier's story was chosen for his focus on important issues and beautiful storytelling.

    At least 35% of the price of the book will be donated to Save the Children, a charity that fights every single day for children's futures. Sold exclusively through us at BookPeople.co.uk, Frasier's book features illustrations from top children's book illustrator Alison Brown and published by Little Tiger.

    Please note that this book is exempt from all promotions due to its charitable donation.
    • £3.00
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  • My Little Book of Space

    Product Code: MLBS
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Where does the Earth fit in the solar system? What is the sun?

    My Little Book of Space is packed full of cool photos and bite-sized information that children can dip into. It's perfect for reluctant readers and those who'd rather read facts than fiction.

    The simple text will encourage children to talk about the topic with passion and enthusiasm.
    • £2.00
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  • History Year by Year

    DK

    Product Code: YBYH
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Enjoy a journey through time - all the way from mammoths and mummies to flying and Facebook!

    Stretching from the prehistoric era through to the present day, this DK hardback offers a visual timeline of the history of the world. It's packed with photographs and original artefacts that give a snapshot of each era and highlights the major events that changed the world.

    As well as the tidbits of what was happening around the world, this book also provides concise and accessible overviews of major events including the rise of the Roman Empire and the fall of Communism. There is also a section called 'Child of the Time', which reveals how children in history lived and honed their skills e.g. the training plans of a Spartan warrior.

    Children will be able to put historic events across the world into context by reading through the timeline and learn about eras including Ancient Greece, Rome, the Industrial Revolution, the American Civil War, the World Wars and the moon landing in 1969.
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  • No Nonsense Phonics Collection - 24 Books

    Product Code: NNPH
    Collection 4 years +
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    You're never too young to start learning about phonics!

    This collection of 24 non-fiction books introduces children to animals, food, sports, the universe and more. Each book is packed with colourful photographs and a word associated with them.

    The text in these books will help children decode words by sounding and blending and inspire their interests in the subjects while developing spoken language and building their vocabulary.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
    • RRP £95.76
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  • Physical & Human Geography Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: PAHG
    Collection 9 years +
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    Explore planet Earth's most impressive natural processes with this fact-filled collection and discover how these shape our world.

    With clear illustrations and informative text, each book provides an intriguing insight into natural disasters by looking in detail at their causes and effects.

    Ranging from volcanoes and earthquakes to landslides and avalanches, young science-obsessed readers will be able to examine our planet's most destructive geographical events and answer important questions surrounding each process.
    Format: paperback
    • £8.00
    • RRP £71.92
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  • Flash

    A Kid's Guide to Feelings Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: KIDS
    Collection 5 years +
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    The Agents of F.E.E.L.S are here to help young children learn all about emotions.

    With superheroes representing feelings including sadness, happiness, jealousy, excitement and embarrassment, these books are presented in an eye-catching comic book format and the everyday situations the characters find themselves in add to the appeal.

    These appealing books combine interesting storylines with facts that will encourage young readers to talk about how they are feeling.
    Format: paperback
    • £6.00
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  • The Cat in the Hat

    Dr. Seuss

    Product Code: CNA2
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Dr. Seuss wrote The Cat in the Hat in response to a plea to make first reading books for young children more entertaining and appealing to read.

    The madcap illustrations and wild exuberance of The Cat in the Hat verses certainly fit the brief, and this picture book version of the rhyming classic introduces the craziness to an even younger audience from 4+.

    If your young reader loves Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, then they will relish the silly madness of The Cat in the Hat.
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  • I Can Tell The Time

    Kate Thomson

    Product Code: ITI2
    Hardback 3 years +
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    It's time to learn how to tell the time...

    Children aged 4 and over can follow the step-by-step instructions and use the practice clock to learn this valuable life skill. The hardback novelty activity book includes fun characters and rhyming text.
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  • Tower of Knowledge Collection - 16 Books

    Product Code: TOWR
    Collection 9 years +
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    From mammals to minerals and sharks to space, these pocket-sized reference books will delight young minds with their array of facts, stats and records.

    Very visual guides to important topics, these books are peppered with double-page photographs highlighting the amazing facts and there is also a data section at the end of each section offering stats including world records and top tens and other relevant information e.g. the Periodic Table in the Rocks and Minerals book.

    These introductory books will explain to children everything from the anatomy of a horse to a map of the Nile region! They're perfect study aids.

    Format: paperback
    Each book 12.9 x 9.6cm
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  • You Choose in Space

    Pippa Goodhart

    Product Code: YCI2
    Paperback 3 years +
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    Plan your out-of-this-world trip and decide what happens next in this spectacular sequel to the hugely popular You Choose!

    Children aged 3 and over will love making up their own stories and deciding which alien to make friends with and what intergalactic lunch to have. It's a brilliant book to encourage creative thinking and decision making.
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Children’s educational books at great prices

Educational books for kids are essential for helping children’s development. We have a wide range of educational books that are perfect for helping your children succeed at school – covering core subjects such as arithmetic with our range of children’s maths books and a great selection of English Books.

Or if you’re looking for books to help your children revise for their exams then you should have a look at our helpful selection of study aids and guides, they’re the perfect books to help kids do well in their tests.

Kids’ school books

We have a fantastic selection of children’s History books that the young ones will love. Explore everything from ancient Egypt to the Romans, dinosaurs to the Second World War, and much, much more! Or check out our range of children's Geography books, which are a fantastic way for kids to learn about different locations around the world. It’ll help them to learn about different ecosystems, agriculture, animals, cultures and communities.

Design and technology Books for crafty students

We have design and technology books that will help any aspiring engineers learn about how things work, such as computers and the way they’re coded, or learning about electricity and power.

Browse our full range of children's books

Educational children's books and educational workbooks for toddlers

  • Oxford Reading Tree Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper books
  • The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library
  • Songbirds Phonics Collection
  • Usborne Phonics Readers Collection
  • National Geographic Infopedia 2020
  • Usborne: See Inside How Things Work
  • Big Picture Atlas
  • The Science of... Collection
  • No. 1 Boy Detective Collection
  • National Geographic Kids Readers Collection