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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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Education Books for Kids

  • My Little Book of Cars

    Product Code: MLBC
    Paperback 5 years +
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    How does a car actually work? How has car safety changed over the years?

    My Little Book of Cars 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.
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  • Of Mice and Men

    John Steinbeck

    Product Code: AAC3
    Paperback
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    Drifters in search of work, George and his simple-minded friend Lennie, have nothing in the world except each other - and a dream. A dream that one day they will have some land of their own. Eventually they find work on a ranch, but their hopes are doomed as Lennie - struggling against extreme cruelty, misunderstanding and jealousy - becomes a victim of his own strength. Tackling universal themes, friendship and a shared vision, and giving a voice to America's lonely and dispossesed, OF MICE AND MEN remains Steinbeck's most popular work.
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  • Blood Brothers

    Willy Russell

    Product Code: AAB3
    Paperback
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    A Liverpudlian West Side Story: twin brothers are separated at birth because their mother cannot afford to keep them both. She gives one of them away to wealthy Mrs Lyons and they grow up as friends in ignorance of their fraternity until the inevitable quarrel unleashes a blood-bath. 'Willy Russell is less concerned with political tub-thumping than with weaving a close-knit story about the working of fate and destiny ...it carries one along with it in almost unreserved enjoyment" Guardian One of the longest-running and most successful ever West End musicals, Blood Brothers premiered at the Liverpool Playhouse in January 1983.
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  • Chief of the Fire Brigade

    Jay Dale

    Product Code: BXQ2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    As Chief of the Fire Brigade, Aimee's mum is always too busy to spend time with her. Aimee knows her mum's job is important, but sometimes she wishes Mum was around more often. But one day, a special guest visits Aimee's school. Who might this special guest be?
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  • The Tempest

    William Shakespeare

    Product Code: AAW3
    Paperback
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    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. `We are such stuff As dreams are made on; and our little life Is rounded with a sleep.' Magical and dreamlike in its tone, Shakespeare's The Tempest begins with a storm of epic proportions and a shipwreck. Banished from Italy, Prospero lives on a remote island with his daughter. Using his magic, he vows to seek revenge on the injustice dealt to him by his brother, but in doing so, Shakespeare questions the difficulty of distinguishing `men' from `monsters', and the realities of justice.
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  • A Christmas Carol

    Charles Dickens

    Product Code: AAQ3
    Paperback
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    Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly old skinflint. He hates everyone, especially children. But at Christmas three ghosts come to visit him, scare him into mending his ways, and he finds, as he celebrates with Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and their family, that geniality brings its own reward. This finest of all Christmas stories is beautifully illustrated with Arthur Rackham's superb line drawings.
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  • Middle Eastern Migration

    Deborah Kent

    Product Code: CMR2
    Paperback 8 years +
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    Middle Eastern Migration will consider the millions of displaced people in the region, including Palestinian refugees from Israeli Conflicts, Iraqi and Afghan refugees from current wars, and Kurdish migration to Europe, Armenia, Turkey etc.
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  • Me, Too!

    Lucinda Cotter

    Product Code: CEU2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Cam's little sister, Rosie, is always copying him! But will he miss her when she starts to copy someone else?
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  • Ukulele Liam

    Lucinda Cotter

    Product Code: XAK2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Liam plays his new ukelele well. Yet when he plays for his class, some of the students make fun of him. Ashamed, Liam stops playing his instrument. Will he change his mind after his teacher invites a special youth orchestra to his school?
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  • Avalanche Freestyle

    Scott Ciencin

    Product Code: CQY2
    Other 8 years +
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    Rich kid Tony Jay is a shoe-in to win the Silver Falls snowboarding tournament, but his biggest rival, Jack Hewlitt, can't afford to enter. Tony may be spoiled, but he knows that victory means nothing if you don't beat the best. So, he agrees to hold a one-on-one freestyle run with Jack on top of the Silver Falls Mountains. But just when things start to heat up, a massive avalanche threatens to put both boys on ice, turning their friendly competition into a race for their lives.
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  • Cheer Challenge

    Ronda Redman

    Product Code: CQB2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Amanda has always dreamed of being captain of a cheerleading squad, and this year she is! But she soon realises that being captain is harder than she thought. Not only does she have to lead the squad, she has to inspire them - and that's hard work.
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  • Meeting Milly

    Lucinda Cotter

    Product Code: CEV2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Engage Literacy is the new reading scheme from Raintree that introduces engaging and contemporary content to motivate and support early readers while providing a reliable and instructional framework. All titles are precisely levelled, with new vocabulary being introduced and reinforced throughout the levels. This is a level 20 fiction title in the Purple book band level.
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  • Gold Rush Adventure

    Adam Guillain

    Product Code: COI2
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Join in an adventure as young siblings join their father in a quest to find gold.
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  • Zach Lopez vs the Unicorns of Doom

    Justina Ireland

    Product Code: CQJ2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Zach Lopez has just moved to Devil's Pass and is missing his old home already. When he meets Tiffany, Jeff and Evie in his new school, they tell him the town isn't what it seems and that strange things happen there. Zach doesn't believe it until he sees a glimpse of a white horse with a horn and a mane full of glitter. Could it really be a unicorn? Soon, Zach finds that his new friends were telling him the truth and more, that they have to save the town from a brutal infestation of carnivorous unicorns before the whole town gets eaten.
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  • The Snake Prince and the Shape-Changer

    Jessica Gunderson

    Product Code: WZV2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    When a princess learns of her husband's secret past, he turns into a snake. The princess must be brave in order to help him. Can they work together to break the prince's curse? A young man is given a special shape-changing power. He and his brother use the new power to trick and take from others. Will they get caught and pay the price for their trickery?
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  • Squeak's Guide to Caring for Your Pet Rats or Mice

    Isabel Thomas

    Product Code: AOH2
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This book is dedicated to the care of domestic rodents including mice and rats.

    Written from the point of view of the animal, it explains how to make them feel at home and how owners of all ages can properly care for these pets. It also covers feeding, exercising and keeping cages clean.
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  • The Empty Room

    Jon Mikkelsen

    Product Code: CUA2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Connor Lander's dad has been talking for weeks about a big surprise. Finally, it is the big day. Connor is confused when his dad brings him to an unfinished house. Connor and another kid, Max, will be painting a room to get it ready for a homeless family to live in. But why is Max so quiet? This is beginning to look like one of the most boring days of Connor's life. But Max has a surprise.
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  • Running Scared

    Emma Carlson-Berne

    Product Code: CQA2
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Olivia likes running - when she's doing it for fun, that is. But when her friend convinces her to join the track team, Olivia panics. She's convinced she'll come last, and people will make fun of her. So Olivia starts dropping out in the middle of her races. When her aunt realises what she's doing, Olivia has to face her fears and quit running scared.
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  • The Green Team

    Jon Mikkelsen

    Product Code: CUF2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Noah Green's teacher has assigned the class a project: They all have to do something to help the community. Noah comes up with a great idea. He decides to plant new trees at school. He can't do it alone. But will he be able to convince anyone to help him?
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  • Full Court Pressure

    Jessica Gunderson

    Product Code: CQV2
    Other 8 years +
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    Star defensive player Zack Fuller is in a tough spot. His new Panthers teammates don't trust him. The players on the Bulldogs, his old squad, think he's a traitor for leaving. When the two teams face each other in the playoffs, Zack has to guard his former best friend. To make matters worse, the Panthers captain refuses to pass the ball to Zack. Caught between a Panther and a Bulldog, and in serious foul trouble, Zack will have to find a way to play through the pressure.
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  • Race for Home

    Jon Mikkelsen

    Product Code: CUI2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Tomas is excited when he sees a poster for a bike race. But he doesn't have a bike! Luckily, he meets Miles, who has an old rusty bike that they can fix up. The boys become friends, but why won't Miles tell Tomas where he lives or invite him over? How are Miles and Tomas supposed to be a team when one of them is keeping secrets?
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  • Oxford School Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice

    William Shakespeare

    Product Code: DDZ3
    Paperback
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    Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. The Merchant of Venice is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes. This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent GCSE specifications.
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  • Taking Flight

    Adam Hancher

    Product Code: TFLI
    Hardback 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.
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Your Body

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: AEUWQ
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a wonderful flap book introducing children to the way their own bodies work in a fun and informative way. It is a new, smaller format of the "Look Inside" series, perfect for little fingers. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps and a cheeky peek inside a toilet cubicle. Young readers' minds will boggle as they learn about how their brains work, what happens when they eat, how their lungs use oxygen and much more.
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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

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