Children's Educational Books

  • NABL 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
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    Take a journey through the streets of London and see buildings like Buckingham Palace and Hampton Court as never before! Josie Shenoy's artwork is inspired by original architectural drawings from The National Archives.
  • SATs Question Books KS2 Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007976881
    SATQ 10 years +
    10 years +
    (2)
    • £8.99
    • RRP £24.95
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    • Just £1.80 per book
    This collection of books will help your children prepare for the Key Stage 2 National Curriculum SATS tests.

    Falling in line with new testing requirements, these books have been specially designed to boost confidence and understanding of what children should expect when it comes to taking the tests. They contain regular progress tests to ensure children are absorbing the information.

    The practice questions offer realistic test preparation and the questions have been arranged by topic to help children with their revision plans. These books cover everything a child could be tested on.
    Format: paperback
  • GKGE 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Clever kids can test their knowledge on over 60 topics with this brain-busting quiz book!

    Featuring general knowledge questions (that will help them with their school work) and 'Test Yourself' panels, the questions vary between three difficulty levels (Starter, Challenger and Genius) and there are plenty of pictures to pore over and facts to devour.
  • IAMA 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    The interactive quizzes, charts and drawing activities in this fill-in book will help children learn all about history's greatest and most influential women.

    From historical world leaders to modern pioneers and international muses, these are incredible concise biographies that are sure to inspire and empower readers - and the interactive nature makes them even more appealing.

    This book is packed with biographies, quotes and stunning illustrations of historical figures from the worlds of sport, science, popular culture and politics.
  • SLRW 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Robert Winston's Science Lab is a book packed with experiments and activities that will help children learn how science works. It reveals how rockets fire into space and explains the reasons that buildings can survive earthquakes.

    From building a bridge and crafting a catapult to making a marble run, these hands-on activities will help children understand how science, technology, engineering and maths are woven through the world around us.

    Covering all of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects, these projects complement the school curriculum and help prepare children for the modern world.
  • CEHB 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £18.99
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    Did you know that you will eat around 20 tonnes of food during your lifetime? Or that humans are made up of 100 trillion cells? Do you want to know why hiccups happen?

    This DK children's encyclopedia of the human body covers from heads to toes and explains everything from what makes a balanced diet to which part of the brain makes you appreciate music (although you'll have to read the book to find out!).

    This keepsake hardback is also packed with incredible photographs to pore over and quizzes to complete. It's a comprehensive reference book and study aid that will entertain and intrigue the whole family.
  • SII2 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £8.99
    • RRP £20.00
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    Packed with amazing facts and simple explanations of all the big ideas in science, The Science Book is an innovative and accessible guide to the amazing scientific discoveries that mankind have been made.

    Covering astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, maths and physics, including how scientists have sought to explain their incredible theories, the book is packed with quirky graphics, pithy quotes and step-by-step mind maps of how these mind-bending theories came to be - and how they have impacted on our world and way of life.

    From how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inertia to what the discovery of DNA meant to the human race, this authoritative yet easy-to-understand summary of scientific breakthroughs is the perfect way to explore this fascinating subject.
  • UNWO 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    The Unworry Book is a practical activity book designed to calm children's minds and distract them from everyday worries and anxieties.

    Featuring full-colour illustrations throughout, this self-help guide provides young readers with a place to sort through their worries and thoughts, as well as a variety of relaxing activities ranging from colouring and mood grids to doodles and making a note of your most wonderful words.

    This book reassures children that it is perfectly normal to have worries - and how they can get them out of their heads by doodling, writing, scribbling and scrunching.
  • CQP2 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Explores the lives and daring deeds of modern-day spies, using photos, original sources, maps, timelines and little-known facts.
  • BNSIP 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £3.49
    • RRP £6.99
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    A pocket-sized German reference for secondary school students looking for a dictionary that is modern, up-to-date, clear and easy to use. Developed for home study, and to be used in the classroom. * Especially designed for school students, and is ideal in the classroom, at home and during exams. * It contains all the words and phrases students will need, with key curriculum words highlighted, all essential phrases covered, and thousands of examples to show how German is really used. * The clear layout and alphabet tabs down the side of each page lead the students to the information they need quickly and without fuss. All main translations are underlined to help users go straight to the answer they are looking for. * The dictionary includes language tips and culture notes throughout the text. * Ich bin, du bist...German verbs made easy! Each verb on the German side of the dictionary is cross-referred to a comprehensive verb guide, with full conjugations and example phrases showing the verb used in context. Also available in French and Spanish.
  • BNSIQ 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £3.49
    • RRP £6.99
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    A pocket-sized French reference for secondary school students looking for a dictionary that is modern, up-to-date, clear and easy to use. Developed for home study, and to be used in the classroom. * Especially designed for school students, and is ideal in the classroom, at home and during exams. * It contains all the words and phrases students will need, with key curriculum words highlighted, all essential phrases covered, and thousands of examples to show how French is really used. * The clear layout and alphabet tabs down the side of each page lead the students to the information they need quickly and without fuss. All main translations are underlined to help users go straight to the answer they are looking for. * The dictionary includes language tips and culture notes throughout the text. * Je suis, tu es...French verbs made easy! Each verb on the French side of the dictionary is cross-referred to a comprehensive 94-page verb guide, with full conjugations and example phrases showing the verb used in context. Also available in Spanish and German.
  • BNSIO 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £3.49
    • RRP £6.99
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    A pocket-sized Spanish reference for secondary school students looking for a dictionary that is modern, up-to-date, clear and easy to use. Developed for home study, and to be used in the classroom. * Especially designed for school students, and is ideal in the classroom, at home and during exams. * It contains all the words and phrases students will need, with key curriculum words highlighted, all essential phrases covered, and thousands of examples to show how Spanish is really used. * The clear layout and alphabet tabs down the side of each page lead the students to the information they need quickly and without fuss. All main translations are underlined to help users go straight to the answer they are looking for. * The dictionary includes language tips and culture notes throughout the text. * Soy, eres, es...Spanish verbs made easy! Each verb on the Spanish side of the dictionary is cross-referred to a comprehensive verb guide, with full conjugations and example phrases showing the verb used in context. Also available in French and German.
  • ABPYW 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £14.89
    • RRP £14.99
    Sing Musical Theatre: Wouldn't It Be Loverly? features fifteen musical theatre songs in a range of styles, both classic and contemporary with useful background and performance notes, handy singing tips and exercises, and backing track CD. Suitable for Trinity Guildhall Singing and Musical Theatre candidates Grades 1-3 or for anyone looking for a new, practical compilation of the repertoire, carefully selected to be appropriate for the grade.
  • AGMEE 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £6.39
    • RRP £6.50
    "Me and My Piano" is the best-selling tutor series designed especially for younger beginners. Part 1 takes the young pianist step-by-step through the earliest stages of piano technique, first with separate hands, then with a sequence of very easy pieces for hands together. All use a constant five finger hand position in the key of C major. Games and puzzles give theory a new lease of life, and children will love the rhymes and songs introducing characters such as the Ostrich and Sammy Squirrel. Originally published in 1989, this new edition retains all the quality teaching material and engaging colour illustrations of the original, with a fresh new look, improved presentation and complete new music setting.
  • AGTXN 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.89
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    With thousands of words from a variety of topics, the new Oxford Children's Spanish-English Visual Dictionary gives students learning, and using, Spanish the best reading and writing support. It contains a range of topics grouped under main headings such as People and Homes, Food and Clothing, School and Work, Sport and Leisure, Art, Music, and Entertainment, Transport, Animals and Plants, Planet Earth and the Environment, and Space. Each topic includes a short introductory text given in both Spanish and English plus over 20 bright, modern illustrations labelled in both Spanish and English. There are over 1500 illustrations throughout. The illustrations feature engaging children characters and the topics are familiar and appropriate to the primary curriculum. Introductions to the language and how to get the most out of the dictionary, along with pages on opposites, numbers, time, and calendar words plus full indexes in both Spanish and English make this Dictionary easy, and fun, to use.
  • AHLUQ 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Now available in paperback and with over 10,000 entries, the Oxford Dictionary of Music (previously the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music) offers broad coverage of a wide range of musical categories spanning many eras, including composers, librettists, singers, orchestras, important ballets and operas, and musical instruments and their history. Over 250 new entries have been added to this edition to expand coverage of popular music, ethnomusicology, modern and contemporary composers, music analysis, and recording technology. Existing entries have been expanded where necessary to include more coverage of the reception of major works, and to include key new works and categories, such as multimedia. Entry-level web links are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website, expanding the scope of the dictionary. The dictionary now also includes two useful appendices, one listing French, German, and Italian musical terms with their English translations, and an abbreviations list for letters commonly used in musical scores and musical writing. The Oxford Dictionary of Music is the most up-to-date and accessible dictionary of musical terms available and an essential point of reference for music students, teachers, lecturers, professional musicians, as well as music enthusiasts.
  • AHTUK 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.89
    • RRP £4.99
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    Designed to present the easiest possible approach to piano playing, complete with an amusing family of characters and illustrations to help emphasise the information being taught, John Thompson's Easiest Piano Course (Book Two) builds on the skills children learned in the first book!

    Part two is develops on the note-reading fluency skills learned in the Book One and introduces new notes, giving children the opportunity to play exercises where only one hand is required. The book also contains more writing exercises, sight reading drills, review work and technical studies to take children's piano and music skills to the next level.
  • AEBDI 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £6.39
    • RRP £7.99
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    French for Beginners is the perfect introduction to the language for children aged 9 and over. It deals with everyday situations in which children may find themselves while abroad. It clearly explains French grammar and the puzzles provide plenty of practice. Ideal for learning basic foreign language skills, this book will teach children all the essentials.
  • ANOJT 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    When it comes to getting the best results, practice really does make perfect! Matched to the requirements of the National Curriculum, this KS2 Maths Practice Workbook contains practice questions for every topic. Based on new research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, this book is guaranteed to help improve performance in tests and assessments. * Questions for every topic organised into three levels of increasing difficulty. * Progress tests throughout the book for ongoing assessment * Children can record their results and track their own progress * Pull-out answer section included
  • ALUUQ 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.89
    • RRP £3.99
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    Improve your theory! Grades 1 - 5 are the latest additions to the bestselling 'Improve your - ' series by Paul Harris. This theory workbook takes students through every aspect of music theory covered in the grade 1 ABRSM examination. Firmly rooted in Paul Harris's Simultaneous Learning approach, it will transform how music theory is taught and learnt, improving every aspect of musicianship along the way. Never before has theory been so fun or seemed so natural! - Handy fact files that cover different areas of music theory - Practice questions to help students prepare for examinations - Fun games and quizzes to engage students and offer new and interesting ways to tackle difficult concepts - Questions that connect theory directly with pupils' own pieces - allowing them to discover the links between music in theory and music in practice - Opportunities for composing, improvising, aural and listening activities, all carefully devised to consolidate musical understanding.
  • AMSPN 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £14.89
    • RRP £14.99
    This much-loved book is a collection of over one hundred songs, some well known, some less known, collected over the years by experienced Waldorf teacher Brien Masters. They are graded for different ages from Class 3 (age 8) to Class 8 (age 14) and grouped into festivals and seasons. They include rounds and four-part songs, and musical notation for recorders and other instruments. This is a wonderful resource for Steiner-Waldorf class teachers, and any teacher or parent looking to introduce music to their classroom or home.
  • AGTXO 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.69
    • RRP £10.99
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    With thousands of words from a variety of topics, the new Oxford Children's French-English Visual Dictionary gives students learning, and using, French the best reading and writing support. It contains a range of topics grouped under main headings such as People and Homes, Food and Clothing, School and Work, Sport and Leisure, Art, Music, and Entertainment, Transport, Animals and Plants, Planet Earth and the Environment, and Space. Each topic includes a short introductory text given in both French and English plus over 20 bright, modern illustrations labelled in both French and English. There are over 1500 illustrations throughout. The illustrations feature engaging children characters and the topics are familiar and appropriate to the primary curriculum. Introductions to the language and how to get the most out of the dictionary, along with pages on opposites, numbers, time, and calendar words plus full indexes in both French and English make this Dictionary easy, and fun, to use.
  • ANOJW 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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    When it comes to getting the best results, practice really does make perfect! Matched to the requirements of the National Curriculum, this KS2 Maths Revision Guide contains clear and accessible explanations of every topic with lots of practice opportunities throughout. Based on new research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, this book is guaranteed to help improve performance in tests and assessments. Five spaced practice opportunities: 1. Quick tests to check understanding 2. Practice questions organised into three levels of increasing difficulty. 3. Review questions later in the book 4. Mixed practice questions at the end of the book 5. Free downloadable flash cards for use in the classroom and at home
  • ASQOV 11 years +
    11 years +
    • £3.49
    • RRP £4.99
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    A fantastic colour school thesaurus for ages 11+ in the best-selling Gem format to help you find the right word every time. Written specially to help with school work and homework, this new edition provides thousands of synonyms to increase vocabulary, with examples to show context for every synonym listed. This handy thesaurus includes all the newest words in the English language, plus a useful supplement to provide help with finding the right word. Unlike any other school thesaurus, with the Collins Gem School Thesaurus you can be sure you're using the right word every time. Every entry has a definition, and each alternative word is followed by its own example, helping you decide which word is the most appropriate to use. The perfect companion to the new Collins Gem School Dictionary, and an indispensable tool for any school student aged 11+. Using a thesaurus has never been easier!