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Our children's educational books include digestible science books for kids which are great for helping your children succeed at school. We also have a fantastic range of maths books for kids for those who want extra help with their arithmetic.

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Children's Educational Books

Our children's educational books include digestible science books for kids which are great for helping your children succeed at school. We also have a fantastic range of maths books for kids for those who want extra help with their arithmetic.

  • Read with Biff, Chip and Kipper Collection: Levels 1-3 - 33 Books

    Product Code: RWBZ
    Collection 3 years +
    (50)
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    Featuring 33 Biff, Chip and Kipper books covering reading levels 1-3, this collection of Oxford Reading Tree books is perfect for building a foundation in reading for young readers aged 3 and up.

    Specially designed by the reading experts at Oxford University Press, each book has a carefully levelled and beautifully illustrated story that parent and child will have lots of fun with as they read together, practising and perfecting essential skills that they'll be learning at school - from phonics and first stories to common words and everyday language.

    This Biff, Chip and Kipper collection features 32 storybooks and a parents' handbook full of ideas to make reading fun.
    Format: paperback
    • £19.99
    • RRP £163.67
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  • Usborne Phonics Readers Collection - 12 Books

    Product Code: PHNC
    Collection 5 years +
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    This 12-book collection contains stories full of simple and phonically repetitive text that will help children develop essential language and early reading skills.

    Among the fun, rhyming stories are Bug in a Rug, Giraffe in the Bath and Poodle Draws Doodles! They're vibrant and bursting with so much energy and sure to be read again and again.

    Each story includes guidance notes that will help give parents confidence when it comes to helping children learn to read.
    Format: paperback
    • £12.99
    • RRP £71.88
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    Just £1.08 per book
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  • Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Books

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: NROJ
    Collection 7 years +
    (105)
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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
    • £24.99
    • RRP £98.85
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  • The Complete Harry Potter Collection - 7-Book Box Set

    JK Rowling

    Product Code: HRYP
    Collection 9 years +
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    Head back to Platform 9 3/4, climb aboard the Hogwarts Express and enjoy the complete series of Harry Potter books for one magical price. Presented in a gorgeous slipcase, these editions of J. K. Rowling's classics come with stunning cover illustrations by Jonny Duddle.

    A phenomenon like no other, Harry's incredible journey begins with The Philosopher's Stone. Unhappily living in a cupboard under the stairs at his aunt's, he's visited by a giant called Rubeus Hagrid who delivers the most astonishing news - Harry's a wizard. As he heads to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry makes friends with Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, meets oh-so-wise Professor Dumbledore and the complex Severus Snape and their incredible adventure begins. But evil in the shape of Lord Voldemort is getting ever closer - and the Dark Lord has his sights set firmly on Harry.

    Throughout the seven books, Harry learns what it means to be a Gryffindor student and the value of friendship and trust. The eight films starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint were a record-breaking success and now you can relive the stories - whatever your age - where it all began time and time again with this amazing Harry Potter box set - Expecto Patronum!


    Format: paperback
    • £29.99
    • RRP £62.99
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  • Songbirds Phonics Collection - 36 Books

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: SONB
    Collection 3 years +
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    Written by Julia Donaldson, the author of The Gruffalo, the 36 books in this Songbirds Phonics Collection are especially designed to help ease young children through the process of learning to read.

    From the Oxford Reading Tree, this collection combines playful rhythm-and-rhyme tales with vibrant and interesting illustrations sure to engage little ones.

    Great for encouraging gradual progress and for preparing children for studies in primary school or supplementing their early learning, these bite-sized tales will promote an early positive reading experience.
    • £18.99
    • RRP £128.82
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  • 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.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Collection - 12 Books

    Jeff Kinney

    Product Code: WKJK
    Collection 9 years +
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    Containing books 1-11 in Jeff Kinney's bestselling (10 million and counting!) series all the way up to Double Down, plus a Do-it-Yourself activity book, this box set of Diary of a Wimpy Kid books belongs on every young reader's bookshelf. Zoo-wee-mama!

    Greg is an average American schoolboy, but he has a habit of getting into embarrassing but hilarious situations. These laugh-out-loud books follow his journal as he makes observations on his days and doodles away.

    From classic road trips to tales of hard luck and the terrifying prospect of finding a date for Valentine's Day, these misadventures are sure to have children (and you!) laughing out loud.
    This collection contains books 1-11 in Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
    Format: paperback
    • £19.99
    • RRP £83.88
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  • Alex Rider Collection - 10 Books

    Anthony Horowitz

    Product Code: ARCC
    Collection 11 years +
    (9)
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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
    • £15.99
    • RRP £79.90
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  • Oxford Reading Tree: Chucklers Fun Fiction Collection - 14 Books

    Jeremy Strong et al

    Product Code: ORTC
    Collection 7 years +
    (2)
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    This 14-book collection of Chucklers Fan Fiction will make children laugh their socks off!

    All edited by the hilarious and bestselling children's books author Jeremy Strong, the books cover the Oxford Reading Levels 8-14 (coloured book band levels are also included) and are full of hysterical plots and unforgettable characters.

    There's the story of Roxanne and the Fairy Godbrother; a supersonic hamster; and a tale of some absolutely awful adults. These books are perfect for showing children just how fun - and funny - reading can be!
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £83.86
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  • Marvel Collection - 14 Books

    Product Code: MAVL
    Collection 5 years +
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    Super stories for budding superheroes!

    This collection of 14 readers introduces the famous characters from the Marvel comics universe. Amongst the heroes fans will recognise are the Avengers, Black Panther, Iron Man and Spider-Man. These levelled readers will tell fans everything they ever wanted to know about their favourite heroes and villains.

    These stories have been designed to strengthen children's reading skills and vocabulary. Children will have seen the films, now it's time to read the action-packed stories that inspired the world-changing Marvel Cinematic Universe!
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £69.86
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  • You Are Awesome

    Matthew Syed

    Product Code: YAWS
    Paperback 9 years +
    (6)
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    Praised by Dermot O'Leary, two-time Olympian Matthew Syed's Children's Illustrated and Non-Fiction British Book Award-winning You Are Awesome is a motivational book that encourages children to challenge the beliefs that hold them back.

    Full of tips and advice that will inspire a more positive mindset, it's encouraging and empowering reading for any introverted children. Matthew explains how having a negative attitude and thinking you can't do things more often than not leads to not being able to carry out tasks.

    However, if your children can build their resilience and change their mindset, things could be very different. He looks at how everyone from Mozart to Serena Williams got to the top of their respective fields through hard work and dedication and how kids can use these figures as inspiration on their way to becoming happy, successful adults.

    Winner of the British Book Award Children's Illustrated & Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2019
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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  • National Geographic Kids Readers Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: NGKR
    Collection 4 years +
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    Hang with the monkeys, dive with the dolphins and ride the storm with National Geographic Kids!

    Containing a combination of early readers (Level 1) and books for those who are developing their reading stamina and becoming more fluent (Level 2), these engaging reads are packed with facts about nature and incredible animals and full-colour photographs.

    They have been developed by education experts and feature lively text about popular themes.
    Format: paperback
    • £12.99
    • RRP £53.20
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    Just £1.30 per book
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  • Reading Champion: Developing Collection - 30 Books

    Product Code: RCOW
    Collection 5 years +
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    Every title in this bumper selection of Reading Champion books has been specifically designed for children aged 5 and over who are starting to read independently (Book Band level: Orange-White).

    From One of Our Tigers is Missing to Cave Boy and the Egg and Dragon's Hiccups, these expertly levelled books are full of appealing themes and easy-to-follow plots and will support the books read in school classrooms.

    The original stories have diverse artwork and contain reading advice and activities to further aid learning.

    Reading Champion is an innovative series, designed to support and enrich your child's reading experience at home. It is the first ever officially levelled reading programme linking to the guided reading that your child is doing in the classroom.
    Format: paperback
    • £19.99
    • RRP £149.70
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  • Jeremy Strong Collection - 7 Books

    Jeremy Strong

    Product Code: JRMS
    Collection 7 years +
    (1)
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    Jeremy Strong is one of the funniest authors writing in children's fiction and this is his series about Streaker, a dog that can run as fast as a whirlwind.

    Unfortunately, Streaker hasn't been trained well and her high jinks are driving people mad... Young readers will be racing through the pages to find out what she does next!
    • £8.99
    • RRP £41.93
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  • The Usborne Children's Picture Atlas

    Ruth Brocklehurst

    Product Code: UCP2
    Hardback 3 years +
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    The Usborne Children's Picture Atlas gives readers aged 3 and over an intriguing look at the world - from the hot African plains to the frozen Arctic tundra.

    Featuring fun facts about countries and their capital cities, their famous landmarks, longest rivers and highest mountains - and with picture stories throughout as well - this is a brilliant home resource for young children as they begin to explore the wider world and the people and places within it.

    With quiz questions to engage the reader and interesting objects to spot on the pages, this is a simple and appealing introduction to maps and different cultures for preschool children.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Whose Little Baby Are You? Collection

    Product Code: WSLB
    Collection 5 years +
    (2)
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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
    • £2.99
    • RRP £29.94
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  • The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

    John Boyne

    Product Code: PYM2
    Paperback 11 years +
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    Nine-year-old Bruno knows nothing of the Final Solution and the Holocaust. He is oblivious to the appalling cruelties being inflicted on the people of Europe by his own country, his own father. All he knows is that he has been moved from a comfortable home in Berlin to a house in a desolate area where there is nothing to do and no one to play with. Until he meets Shmuel, a boy who lives a strange parallel existence on the other side of the adjoining wire fence and who, like the other people there, wears a uniform of striped pyjamas.

    Bruno's friendship with Shmuel will take him from innocence to revelation. And in exploring what he is unwittingly a part of, he will inevitably become subsumed by the terrible process.

    John Boyne's The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is poignant, heart-warming and illustrates how friendship knows no boundaries - a beautiful book!
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Dragons: Reading Champion Collection - 6 Books

    Product Code: TTYD
    Collection 5 years +
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    Learn how to read with Hiccup, Toothless and the other popular characters from Cressida Cowell's How to Train Your Dragon books.

    This reading scheme provides a magical introduction to books that are packed with action, heart and emotion.

    Perfect for children aged between 5 and 7, the stories are based on episodes of Dragons (as seen on Netflix) and find Hiccup and the other Dragon Riders finding the perfect place to build their dragon fort. There's just one problem - wild dragons are already living there!

    Other stories find Hiccup and friends dealing with a series of lightning storms and fighting against a sea dragon. With their short sentences, exciting artwork and appealing stories, these are perfect for children as they take the first steps on their reading journey.

    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
    • RRP £29.94
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  • The Shapeshifter Collection - 6 Books

    Ali Sparkes

    Product Code: SHIF
    Collection 9 years +
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    Former Blue Peter Book of the Year-winning author Ali Sparkes writes exciting adventures that keep children turning the pages right until the end. Told at breakneck pace, this six-book collection contains six books from her bestselling Switch series.

    Dax Jones may appear to be a normal schoolboy. He has a best friend and argues with his stepmother on the daily basis... you know, the normal kid stuff. But he also happens to be a Shapeshifter employed by the government.

    These books follow Dax as he discovers and embraces his unique powers, follows his fox-like instincts like never before and joins forces with new friends who have the same kind of abilities. But can they all steer clear of danger?
    • £9.99
    • RRP £41.94
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  • Wonder

    RJ Palacio

    Product Code: RJP2
    Paperback 11 years +
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    A poignant book that made all of us laugh and cry in equal measure, R.J. Palacio's Wonder is told using different voices but at its centre is the honest and courageous character of 10-year-old August, a boy who was born with a severe facial disfigurement.

    August is about to start middle school after being home-schooled by his mum for years. The challenge is a tough one for someone like August and he has to tackle bullies and childish cruelty in his journey. But August's resilience, humour and bravery really shine through, making this an uplifting novel that will linger in the reader's thoughts for a long time to come.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • National Geographic Kids Quiz Whiz

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: NGQW
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Did you know the collective term for a group of cats is a clowder?

    The National Geographic Kids Quiz Whiz Book contains 1,000 trivia questions that will help children learn about science, history and nature in a fun and exciting way. There are themed quizzes, true-and-false questions and photo-driven questions to answer.

    Providing fun for all the family, this book is the perfect size to take on day trips and holidays and contains questions about animals, weather, countries and more.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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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.
    • £10.99
    • 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
    • £15.99
    • RRP £107.82
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  • The World of Peter Rabbit Complete Collection - 23 Books

    Beatrix Potter

    Product Code: WOPR
    Collection 3 years +
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    Beautifully presented in hardback and featuring the classic white jackets, this complete boxed collection of Beatrix Potter's beloved Peter Rabbit books is a must for every child - and will make the perfect birthday or christening gift.

    Having enchanted young readers for generations, the timeless books in this charming set also include publisher's notes describing how she worked with her publisher to create the charming stories.

    Format: hardback
    Every hardback book in this collection has dimensions of 140 x 105mm
    • £34.99
    • RRP £137.77
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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