Children's Educational Books

  • SSQD 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Robert Winston and the Science Squad are here to provide your children with an engaging and fact-packed introduction to all the STEAM subjects: science, technology, engineering, art and maths.

    Brightly illustrated with zany characters, this book breaks down scientific elements into accessible and understandable chunks and explains everything from how robots work to what a food chain is and how lungs help us breathe.

    Covering living things, the human body, space, physics, geography, maths, engineering and chemistry, this book will help would-be scientists learn how the world works.
  • YAAJ 9 years +
    9 years +
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    This companion to Matthew Syed's You Are Awesome is bursting with confidence-boosting life hacks, challenges and activities.

    It encourages children to find a positive mindset and how this can in turn help them achieve anything. From supercharging your maths to trying out for teams, this book will help children set goals - and achieve them.

    It also lists breathing exercises that will keep children calm and instructions for making paper aeroplanes.
  • So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781789540796 - Ben Garrod
    DNSR 8 years +
    8 years +
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    How big was a T-rex? Why did a Diplidocus walk on tip toes? And why did a Triceratops have three horns?

    Written by dinosaur expert Ben Garrod and featuring introductions by Steve Backshall, these informative books explain what made dinosaurs dinosaurs and what life was like when they roamed the Earth.

    Fully up to date using the latest research, Ben also reveals where you can find a fossil and why some dinosaurs were plant-eaters and others loved meat.

    Format: paperback
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    9 years +
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    A treasure trove of advice from financial expert and TV presenter, Alvin Hall, All About Money answers the tough questions kids have about money. Money might make the world go around, but only if you know how to use it, and who better to teach your child all about finance than TV presenter and financial expert Alvin Hall. They'll enter the world of business and economics, learning about how money works, from its history to how it grows. Your child will understand the money in their pocket, the cost of living and much more with All About Money. An indispensable investment to get your child to understand money and finances - read it together and watch their money grow.
  • Brilliant Women Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781526309266
    BRLW 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Read all about the female leaders, activists, sports stars, artists, designers, scientists and engineers who changed the world in this beautifully illustrated series.

    From Coco Chanel to Mary Wollstonecraft and Ada Lovelace to Serena Williams, all four of these books introduce women who made a difference in their field and inspired so many. These books celebrate their talent, hard work and impact.

    From the bravest women in history to the most provocative and engaging, these books also include a number of activities to help children understand more about their role in the world - and how they can follow in these female pioneers' footsteps and make a huge difference.

    Format: paperback
  • BOCO 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Did you know that the moon is only slightly narrower than the width of Australia? Or that the length of a blue whale is the same as 19 humans swimming one behind another?

    Curious children and fact fans will love this exciting picture book. It tells you everything from the deadliest creatures to the biggest poopers in the animal kingdom!

    Full of eye-catching artwork, this fact-filled book also looks at extreme journeys, the speed of the world's fastest vehicles and the power of natural forces.
  • BSFB 9 years +
    9 years +
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    How do companies come up with business ideas? And how do they ensure they're a success?

    This accessible introduction to the concept of business explains how it means making and selling things and/or skills to anyone who wants and needs them.

    It focuses on the practical aspect of making ideas work in real life and explains how businesses shape the world we live in.
  • ITBT 9 years +
    9 years +
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    All the electricity powering the internet weighs the same as an apricot; the world's biggest truck could carry 90 elephants; and the average person walks up to a distance of more than 64,000 miles in their lifetime.
    DK's It Can't Be True 2 is full of facts that are strange but true - and many of them are backed up by awe-inspiring visual comparisons.

    Mind-boggling from start to finish, this fascinating non-fiction book reveals how all of the world's continents can fit into the pacific ocean; the world's trees could fill North and South America; and a hippo's mouth can open wide enough to swallow a car whole.

    Ideal for those who prefer non-fiction, this is a book that will delight adults just as much as children with its jaw-dropping visuals and incredible facts.
  • BACB 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Learn all about the world of microbiology with this fun and fascinating guide to bacteria, viruses, germs and microbes.

    It explains how all of these organisms (among the most important ones on Earth) keep our world running and how they're so important that without them we wouldn't have bread or cheese.

    It's packed with real-life examples of how bacteria works and introduces children to the big world of tiny science. It has photography, kooky cartoon characters and fun facts that are disgusting but deeply fascinating.
  • STEM Starters Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781911509370
    STMK 8 years +
    8 years +
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    STEM - science, technology, engineering and maths - has become a very important concept for children to study and learn from while they're at school. This collection of six books covers each subject (as well as art) and is packed with activities to help children learn in a fun and interactive fashion.

    From how pumps and hinges work to the differences between renewable and non-renewable energy, these books are packed with clear and easy-to-understand facts. There are also practical, hands-on activities to help children learn about the likes of coding and motors.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these books are sure to inspire children to learn and discover more about the world around them and perhaps inspire them to come up with their own inventions.

    Format: paperback
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    This lively and hugely accessible book encourages children to talk about their mental health and feelings.

    Covering everything from friendships and fall-outs to divorce and depression, this handy book is packed with practical advice about dealing with emotions and why we experience so many different ones on a day-to-day basis.

    From the experts at Usborne book, this is a must-have book for children trying to find their place in the world. It also discusses bereavement, sexuality and eating disorders.
  • KNGM 8 years +
    8 years +
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    Learn all about different kinds of measurements with The Know-Nonsense Guide. It's a quirky book packed with fun facts that makes complex topics easy to understand.

    This book combines cute artwork with infographics to teach basic concepts including the differences between the metric system we use in the UK and the measurements used in the United States.

    This interactive guide also looks at mass, volume, bits, bytes, feet and yards. They're all accompanied by simple definitions, memorable examples and funny illustrations and the concept of conversion is also covered.
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    Would-be scientists can learn how to apply scientific theories to real-life situations and get the help they need for their homework in this incredible guide.

    From molecules to magnetism and rockets to radio waves, this book covers important STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) topics and have a number of projects to complete that will further enhance the understanding of science e.g. polishing coins in vinegar and making baking soda volcanoes.
  • RLN2 8 years +
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    With images inspired by the animated aspects of the documentary He Named Me Malala, this is a powerful book all about activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Malala Yousafzai.

    Vibrantly presented, it will introduce children who may not be familiar with her to Malala's incredible story. Growing up in a world where women are supposed to stay silent, Malala defied the Taliban's rules and spoke out for her rights - getting shot for her beliefs.

    A passionate believer of education for all, this is a retelling of the story of one of the world's most extraordinary - and brave - figures.
  • 24 Hour History Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781474764896
    TFHH 9 years +
    9 years +
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    These four books provide graphic novel-style accounts of some of the most momentous days in our history- including D-Day during World War II, the attack on Pearl Harbor, the assassination of JFK and The Apollo 11 Moon Landing in 1969.

    The eye-catching artwork and captivating true stories are sure to capture the interest of any child interested in history, as well as those who wouldn't normally read books.

    Each book has a cast of characters that help offer biographical information on the key players in each event and a timeline that explains what happened when. They also explain the lasting effect each important event made.
  • EBEN 8 years +
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    The intrepid but forgetful Explorer Ben provides a selection of hints and tips that will improve your children's (and your) memory retention. This fun book is packed with playful techniques that will boost brain cells - will your kids be able to remember all 10 items Ben needs to take on his travels?

    Ben loses increasing numbers of items every time he travels, so young readers will be tested with every turn of the page! It encourages them to make up rhymes to remember the objects and to try and think of things in pairs to make the retention easier.

    Our intrepid adventurer crosses different exciting habitats, including jungle, caves and deserts, and experiences a variety of different types of transport. As we pass through each location, readers learn a new memory tip from Tracy Packiam Alloway, a psychology professor specialising in children's memory control.
  • YAWS 9 years +
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    Praised by Dermot O'Leary, two-time Olympian Matthew Syed's 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.
  • Parallel History - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164304
    PRLL 9 years +
    9 years +
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    This series of books gives children an insight into the events that were happening all around the world during different eras in history.

    All the way from the ancient world to the modern day, via Medieval times and the 19th century, these beautifully illustrated books are packed with facts and will inspire children to embark on a chronological journey.

    Perfect for dipping in and out of, the timelines in these books look at the major developments in civilisations all across the world that happened at the same time.
  • BGPT 9 years +
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    Children struggling with science lessons will find this fun and friendly guide to the periodic table a huge help. From smelly sulphur to exploding hydrogen and much more besides, this book will make what is sometimes a tricky concept to comprehend much clearer.

    Full of eye-catching illustrations and explanatory diagrams, each of the 92 elements is covered and linked to a story, wacky analogy or fascinating fact - making it much easier to remember each element.

    With its appealing design and Gill Arbuthnott's clear descriptions, this is a great first introduction to the periodic table for children aged 9 and above.
  • BDSR 4 years +
    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.
  • Help With Homework 9+ Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781788102322
    HHNN 9 years +
    9 years +
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    This exciting and enticing collection of books brings a whole host of fun into children aged 9 and over's English, maths and science homework. Fully in line with the National Curriculum, it's full of age-appropriate activities that will help children develop core maths and literacy skills.

    This collection includes a book covering all the essential English grammar and language rules; a maths book tackling topics including fractions, decimals, percentages, shapes and angles; and a science book covering topics ranging from forces and human biology to the solar system.
  • BMAYQ 9 years +
    Mary Colson
    9 years +
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    Forces move everything around us. This book explores the science of forces such as friction and gravity in a fascinating and fun way. Innovative flowcharts, colourful photographs and fact boxes bring these abstract concepts to life. Readers will find out how the moon affects tides on Earth, how magnetic forces act on matter throughout the universe and many more amazing facts about forces in this informative book.
  • BMAYP 9 years +
    Mary Colson
    9 years +
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    Light is an amazing thing. It is essential to life on Earth, but how is it made? This book looks at the science of light in a fun, informative way. Informative flowcharts, bright photographs and fact boxes help to explain how light is created and how fast it travels. Readers will find out how the human eye works and how some animals can even see in the dark!
  • BMUAK 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Magnets are all around us, but how do they work? This book explores the concept of magnetism, showing readers how magnetic force affects both our planet and everyday lives. Informative flowcharts bring the science of magnetism to life with bright colours and fact boxes. Readers will find out about magnetic materials, how magnets are used in motors, and much more.