Children's Educational Books

  • BBJD 8 years +
    8 years +
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    Written by Julia Donaldson, this book contains a script for a World War II play for children to act out in class or at home.

    Published to coincide with the 75th anniversary of D-Day in 2019, the story follows the Chivers children as they are sent to the countryside and subsequently back home to Manchester when the threat dies down - but then the air-raid siren starts to go off...

    Poignant and dramatic, this play will help children explore both historical and literacy topics in an involving and creative setting.
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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.
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    A gloriously illustrated celebration of heroes who have changed the world with kindness and compassion, from David Attenborough to Nelson Mandela, Oskar Schindler to Usain Bolt. What if we celebrated boys for their kindness as well their strength? For their generosity as well as their success? For their loyal friendship as well as their charm? The Good Guys introduces us to 50 heroes who have showed that changing the world doesn't require a sword or a corporate jet. Readers will find stories of extraordinary men including Muhammad Ali, Professor Green, Patrick Stewart and Lionel Messi, as well as unsung heroes such as James Harrison, who has spent fifty years donating his rare blood to save millions of babies. There's even a section celebrating ten boys who didn't let their young age stop them from helping others, such as Matthew Kaplan, who responded to his brother's bullies by setting up an anti-bullying programme for schools. The Good Guys celebrates the feats of heroes and everyday men, and will show kids that it really is cool to be kind.
  • CLX2 8 years +
    8 years +
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    Who would win the Olympic gold medals if all the competitors were animals? Each book in the series covers a different type of Olympic sport, while each chapter looks at a different event. Primarily intended as high-interest reads, the books contain animal-related curriculum information, and allow readers countless opportunities to compare and contrast. In addition, medal tables at the back of the books tally medals won by the different animal classifications, inlcuding mammals, reptiles and birds.
  • CUV2 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Open up this treasure trove of insects and immerse yourself in a wondrous collection of creatures as nature unfolds around you. Hidden amongst the foliage you'll spy splashes of purple, orange, yellow, green and blue as a cloud of grasshoppers spring into action. And as you wander through, listen out for the buzzing of bees and the flitter of wings as caterpillars transform into a flutter of moths and butterflies. Then pause to admire the twinkling from the fireflies and glow-worms, and remember that your magical journey into this enchanting secret world has only just begun . . . This beautiful collection of insects contains a limited edition print of Dawn Cooper's gorgeous illustrations, sumptuous gold foil on the jacket and engaging information, making it a glorious gift book that will appeal to anyone who loved Animalium, The Wonder Garden or Creaturepedia. Susie Brooks has a first class history of art degree and has worked as an editor and author of children's non-fiction and picture books for over 10 years. She's an artist herself and sometimes runs workshops for young children. Dawn Cooper is a hugely talented illustrator who is inspired by natural history and botanical illustrations as well as things she has read or seen on her travels. In the rare moments when she's not drawing, Dawn likes nothing more than a long, rewarding walk with her camera.
  • SKDD 7 years +
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    From the author of Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different, this inspirational book features 100 extraordinary stories of famous and not-so-famous men and women who all dared to be different to make their dreams come true.

    With beautiful illustrations and evocative words, this fascinating book will delight young readers as they learn about the journeys of Bjork, Dr Seuss, Whoopi Goldberg, Andy Warhol, and many more.

    This celebration of role models represents stories form both boy and girl genders and teaches children all about the heroes who have led the way in changing the world for the better.
  • CDAP 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This appealing hardback will help children aged 5 and over learn all about important maths skills in the comfort of their own home.

    It has over 100 addition questions for children to answer and is designed to help them gain confidence when it comes to maths. It's sure to come in handy for school lessons.

    Children can use the wipe-clean pen to write down the answers and then pull out the tabs to check if they have got the answers right...
  • CDTA 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This interactive hardback will help children aged 5 and over learn about important maths skills in the comfort of their own home.

    It has over 100 subtraction questions for children to answer and is designed to help them gain confidence when it comes to maths. It's sure to come in as a useful study aid for their lessons at school.

    Children can use the wipe-clean pen to write down the answers and then pull out the tab to check if they have got the answers right...
  • CDTT 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This interactive hardback will help children aged 7 and over learn all about important maths skills in the comfort of their own home.

    It has over 100 multiplication questions for children to answer and is designed to help them gain confidence when it comes to maths. It will become a useful study aid for maths lessons.

    Children can use the wipe-clean pen to write down the answers and then pull out the tab to check if they have got the answers right...
  • CDDS 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This interactive and reusable hardback will help children aged 7 and over learn all about important maths skills in the comfort of their own home.

    It has over 100 division questions for children to answer and is designed to help them gain confidence when it comes to maths. Children can use the wipe-clean pen to write down the answers and then pull out the tab to check if they have got the answers right...
  • ATIN 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Audrey has made a catapult that sends Happy Cat a little too far into orbit - and her jam dispenser has got her into quite a sticky situation.

    This science-themed book follows Audrey as she makes a number of well-intentioned inventions and carries out all kinds of experiments. They never quite go to plan, but should she give up or keep going and make something truly amazing?

    This is an inspirational book for children who are interested in science and inventing.
  • SSCR 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Budding scientists can learn some new skills with this write-in activity book.

    It's packed with puzzles to solve, objects to design, inventions to brainstorm and experiments to carry out - using the contents of a pencil case. There are also colouring activities to complete.
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    Join a little astronaut and her space dog as they embark on an incredible journey through our solar system.

    Complete with a glow-in-the-dark poster, this book will help children who dream of exploring the stars everything they want to know about the planets, asteroids and the sun.
  • 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.
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    5 years +
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    This large-format hardback will tell your little undersea explorer everything they want to know about the creatures that live under the sea.

    Otto the Octopus has lost his best friend Hula and is need of some help. Children have to follow the clues, complete the activities and tick off the checklist of animals they spot along the way.

    This is a lovely interactive book for little nature lovers.
  • WITB 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This large-format hardback will tell your little nature enthusiast everything they want to know about the creatures that live in the world's forests.

    A panda has lost his friend and comes across all kinds of fun characters and rhyming riddles as he tries to track them down. Children have to follow the clues, complete the activities and tick off the checklist of animals they spot along the way.

    This is a lovely interactive book for little nature lovers.
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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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    7 years +
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    Kay Woodward's What Would She Do tells the stories of 25 women whose actions changed the world and then asks what each one would do if they were caught up in a current situation and how they would deal with each predicament.

    Compiled by an all-female team and with artwork by extremely talented illustrators, this book features the likes of Cleopatra, Amelia Earhart and Malala Yousafzai and explains what they did and why they have inspired so many to follow in their footsteps.

    Celebrating all of these women's achievements, this book reveals how they had to overcome issues many girls all over the world are experiencing even now: inequality, gender stereotyping, bullying and body shaming. It shows girls of all ages they can also achieve great things by following in these brilliant women's footsteps.
  • Bedtime Story Winner 2017: There's a Boy Just Like Me - Hardback - 9781848698642 - Frasier Cox
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    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.
  • CNP2 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Who would win the Olympic gold medals if all the competitors were animals? Each book in the series covers a different type of Olympic sport, while each chapter looks at a different event. Primarily intended as high-interest reads, the books contain animal-related curriculum information, and allow readers countless opportunities to compare and contrast. In addition, medal tables at the back of the books tally medals won by the different animal classifications, inlcuding mammals, reptiles and birds.