Children's Educational Books

  • CQP2 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £5.99
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    Explores the lives and daring deeds of modern-day spies, using photos, original sources, maps, timelines and little-known facts.
  • Parallel History - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164304
    PRLL 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £53.94
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    • Just £1.67 per book
    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.
  • CQR2 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £5.99
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    Explores the lives and daring deeds of spies during World War II, using photos, original sources, maps, timelines and little-known facts.
  • CQQ2 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £5.99
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    Explores the lives and daring deeds of spies during World War I, using photos, original sources, maps, timelines and little-known facts.
  • HTPR 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    How to Play the Recorder is a guide from the experts at DK that will help any child learn how they can play the recorder.

    With its gorgeous, colourful design and step-by-step instructions, the book covers the basics of music and then moves through to more challenging music and even shows children how they can play duets on this most popular of first instruments.

    Notes are clearly introduced at the most appropriate stages and there are also musical pieces that progress in difficulty as the book progresses. Extra hints and tips are featured throughout the chapters, too, making this an ideal companion to recorder lessons at schools!
  • 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.
  • BNSIP 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £6.99
    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.
  • 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.
  • BNSIQ 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £6.99
    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 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £6.99
    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.
  • 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.
  • Basher Revision Science Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780753439579
    BSHR 11 years +
    11 years +
    (3)
    • £5.99
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    Praised by parents and with a knack for communicating the most complex and difficult of subjects in a tangible, understandable and even lovable way, the Basher Science books provide would-be scientists with all the information they need to grasp key science topics.

    Covering everything from biology and chemistry to the Periodic Table and the human body, this six-book collection of highly original books features contemporary illustrations and stories that bring the subjects to life and teaches readers with chatty and entertaining text.

    Perfect for children aged 11 and above, these comprehensive books on science will prove to be invaluable when it's time to do homework.
  • AGTXN 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.59
    • RRP £10.99
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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.
  • 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.
  • AEBDI 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £6.39
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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.
  • 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.
  • AFTZP 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.89
    • RRP £9.95
    The famous recorder course for 7 - 11 year olds noJohn Pitt's classic three-part introduction to the recorder, now in one handy volume!w in full colour. Your child doesn't need to be able to read music or play a note! Just follow the simple instructions. Holding the recorder Beginning to play Developing skills and techniques Designed for solo playing or with live accompaniment on piano, guitar or using separately available CDs. Recorder from the Beginning: a great introduction to music
  • 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 +
    • £5.99
    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
  • AHTMF 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.49
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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 One) makes practising and learning piano so much fun!

    Part one is devoted to developing fluency in reading by note, the biggest hurdle for most young children, and contains its own writing exercises, sight reading drills, review work and technical studies.
  • AIVPE 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £3.95
    This bright, friendly book has lots of English practice at exactly the right level for 10-11 year olds. The colourful pages start with guidance on the topic, then have loads of writing tasks, fun exercises and brain-teasing activities. There's also a pull-out answers section with helpful tips if your child is struggling with the topic.
  • AHTQY 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.79
    • RRP £9.99
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    "Guitar Basics" is a landmark method for young guitarists. It starts at absolute beginner level and progresses to Initial/Preparatory Grade. The method is set out in fifteen stages and contains original pieces and traditional tunes in an array of styles including classical, folk and world music as well as well-known favourite film and TV themes such as "James Bond", "Batman" and "The Flintstones". There is a thorough introduction to standard notation, with sections on chords and TAB, whilst ensemble pieces are ideal for group teaching, including 'Wider Opportunities'. The enhanced CD provides accompaniment parts, teachers' notes and tips for parents which are easily downloaded, or it can be simply used to play the fun backing tracks.
  • AIWRM 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
    A fun language learning sticker activity atlas. Learn about the world and its languages whilst learning French, too! Colourful maps of the main regions of the world feature countries, oceans, rivers, lakes and mountains labelled in French. The sticker pictures are arranged in seven informative themes: animals, crops, food, industry, monuments, natural features and plants. Lists of the national languages of each region appear on each map. Beautifully illustrated maps. Fun stickers to encourage French practice. A simple pronunciation guide for each sticker word. Lists of countries and map words in French and English