Children's Education

Citizenship & PSHE

  • POLB 9 years +
    Kellan Stover
    9 years +
    • £3.99
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    So many young people are getting interested and involved in politics and this accessibly illustrated book helps children as young as 9 understand more about this complex world.

    It reveals what an election is, how people get to become prime minister or president and how immigration works. It also covers topics including capitalism, socialism, nationalism, terrorism, voting systems, free speech and human rights.

    Published by Usborne, this is a great book for children to dip in and out of.
  • REFG 7 years +
    Harriet Brundle
    7 years +
    • £4.99
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    Why do people become refugees?
    How does it feel to be a refugee?
    How do refugees travel to a new home?

    This informative book introduces children to the subject of refugees and explains what they are and all the troubles they face as they attempt to find a new home. With accessible text, it aims to help children understand the issue from a range of perspectives.

    Presented in a sturdy hardback format, this book is bursting with informative and factual information and is full of photographs and diagrams that will engage young readers and inspire them to join in the debate.
  • WIRC 7 years +
    Harriet Brundle
    7 years +
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    Racism is sadly a very topical issue right now and this informative hardback book will show children what exactly it is, how it can happen and what they can do to help stop it.

    This easy-to-read book examines the issue from a wide range of perspectives and is full of information, modern images and accessible text that will encourage children to get involved in the debate.
  • WPL 8 years +
    Susan Meredith
    8 years +
    (10)
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    What's Happening to Me? (Girls) is an easy-to-understand guide to the physical changes and emotional upheavals that occur as girls reach puberty.

    With witty and attractive illustrations, this book is suitable for readers aged 8 and over. It helps demystify the key questions surrounding puberty and gives reassurance and practical advice on how children can cope with the changes.
  • MEB2 8 years +
    8 years +
    (5)
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    What's Happening to Me? (Boys) is a helpful and sensitive guide to growing up and gives straightforward information on the physical changes and emotional upheaval that your young son can expect as he heads towards puberty.

    Tricky topics are demystified and What's Happening to Me? is a reassuring and entertaining read for children aged from 8 and over.
  • HGW2 5 years +
    Virginia Ironside
    5 years +
    (2)
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    Virginia Ironside is an experienced agony aunt, so she's well qualified to tackle the kinds of anxieties affecting children.

    At the centre of this story is Jenny, a normally happy girl who finds she's being followed everywhere by a huge blue bag full of worries. It's not until a kind woman helps Jenny sort out the problems that the bag and the worries start to disappear.

    The Huge Bag of Worries is a sensitive and thoughtful book with a helpful message.
  • WHMB 8 years +
    8 years +
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    Presented here in a bespoke hardback format for Book People, What's Happening to Me? (Boys) is a helpful and sensitive guide to growing up that gives straightforward information on the physical changes and emotional upheaval that your young son can expect as he heads towards puberty.

    Tricky topics are demystified and What's Happening to Me? is a reassuring and entertaining read for children aged from 8 and over.
  • FLNG 5 years +
    Richard Jones & Libby Walden
    5 years +
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    With a cut-out, peek-through silhouette of a brave little boy pondering his thoughts, Feelings is a book that will help you and your children understand the nature of feelings and what they mean.

    A book sure to make you and your kids experience all the emotions, the text is wonderfully visceral and the visual style makes it rewarding on repeated reading. Wonderfully enchanting, it will help children understand why every person is unique and experiences different emotions.

    Written by Richard Jones in delightful rhyme and with Libby Walden's gorgeous watercolour artwork, each spread is dominated by a colour that relates to the emotion and feeling. The textured jacket makes the book extra special.
  • MYFL 3 years +
    Sarah Jennings
    3 years +
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    With its tabbed pages and friendly characters, this book can help children understand all about their emotions - and help them realise it's OK to have them.

    From being happy to feeling sad and grumpy, it offers ideas for what a child can do to deal with each emotion. A wonderful first introduction to emotions, it will help children cope with their various feelings and help keep them from being overwhelmed.
  • Busy People Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781784936983 - Ando Twin & Lucy M. George
    BYPE 3 years +
    Ando Twin & Lucy M. George
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £29.94
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    If your child dreams of becoming a doctor, firefighter, teacher, police officer, vet or even an astronaut, then these six Busy People books will help them understand more about each role and what they entail.

    With artwork designed to appeal to children and very friendly characters, these are entertaining stories that look at the type of equipment that each worker uses and who they work alongside.

    A brilliant introduction to the workplace.
    Format: paperback.
  • WDGU 5 years +
    Virginie Morgand
    5 years +
    (2)
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    Providing children with a fascinating insight into what adults do all day every day, this book covers over 100 jobs across 15 busy scenes including the farm, hospital and school.

    On one page is a busy scene and then when children turn the page they can discover what each person's job entails. The book is packed with so much information and it's sure to become an instant hit!
  • LTBB 7 years +
    Molly Potter
    7 years +
    (2)
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    This illustrated book provides a clear and honest approach to the difficult subjects of puberty, sex, reproduction and relationships. It's perfect for helping you explain the facts of life to your children.

    Written by the author of previous Book People favourite How Are You Feeling Today?, this all-encompassing picture book will help you answer all those difficult questions as children start to wonder about their bodies. It's perfect for helping you ease them into understanding the subtleties of growing up.

    Written with honesty and sensitivity and with clear and concise language, this book explains all about different kinds of sexual partnerships and relationships and includes a guide for handling children's questions and feelings about their bodies.

    Please be advised that this book covers mature themes about growing up including sex, gender and relationships with honesty.
  • SHQ2 Toddlers
    Anthea Simmons
    Toddlers
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    Attractive illustrations from Georgie Birkett and a fun storyline by Anthea Simmons make Share! an endearing picture book to read if your young one has a younger brother or sister who is a bit of a nuisance at times. In Share! our heroine has to come to terms with a baby brother who wrecks her toys at every opportunity. Parents and toddlers from 1+ will love this sweet and reassuring story with its gentle message.
  • You Choose - Paperback - 9780552547086 - Pippa Goodhart
    YCO2 3 years +
    Pippa Goodhart
    3 years +
    (4)
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    Pippa Goodhart's You Choose! will get parents and children imagining their favourite places in the universe to visit, and thinking about the best way to travel and who they should be best friends with.

    With bright and colourful illustrations by Nick Sharratt, You Choose! is a stunning book to share with children from 3+ who will love the random ideas that are thrown up.
  • URI2 13 years +
    13 years +
    (1)
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    The narrator of Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is 15-year-old Christopher who has a form of autism called Asperger's Syndrome.

    His obsessive and unusual take on life creates lots of hilarious situations but also brings incredible poignancy to the story. Christopher finds it hard to relate to people, particularly their emotions and feelings, so when he finds a dead dog and decides to solve the mystery of its death, his quest leads him into a difficult and unfamiliar territory that threatens to upset his carefully ordered existence.

    This is an intriguing and insightful novel that will appeal to readers from 13+.
  • Eat Smart Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9781784938987
    ETSM 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £24.95
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    This is a collection of hands-on healthy eating books that use fun activities, recipes and facts to explore different food groups including vegetables; fruit; meat and fish; dairy; and cereals.

    From the farm to the shop and then on to your plate, these books explain where food comes from and how the various types help our bodies when we eat them. The activities also encourage children to think about food variety and what they should put into their bodies in order to stay strong and healthy.

    Accessibly written, these books also have food fact boxes to provide fascinating information about food in bite-sized chunks.
  • AUMGX 5 years +
    Steffi Cavell-Clarke
    5 years +
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    What are values? They're the basis of how we choose to behave; our judgement of what matters in life. Freedom of speech, having good manners, caring about the environment: these things are all values. Your values matter. But in a community, it's important to respect other people's values too. In this book you'll learn about how your values influence your choices. In order to make positive choices you need to listen to your values, and consider how your choice will affect not just yourself but other people too.
  • AUMJM 5 years +
    Steffi Cavell-Clarke
    5 years +
    • £10.39
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    What are values? They're the basis of how we choose to behave; our judgement of what matters in life. Freedom of speech, having good manners, caring about the environment: these things are all values. Your values matter. But in a community, it's important to respect other people's values too. In this book you'll learn about the freedom to express our religious beliefs. No matter what faith people follow, our values teach us to respect each other's right to practice their religion in peace.
  • AUMGS 7 years +
    Charlie Ogden
    7 years +
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    What are values? They?re the basis of how we choose to behave; our judgement of what matters in life. Freedom of speech, having good manners, caring about the environment: these things are all values. Your values matter. But in a community, it?s important to respect other people?s values too. In this book you?ll learn about identity and gender. People have the right to decide who they want to be and how they want to live ? whether they?re male or female, gay or straight or transgender. In spite of these freedoms, things are not always equal. How can we respect people?s rights and make things fair for everyone?
  • AUMGU 7 years +
    Charlie Ogden
    7 years +
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    What are values? They?re the basis of how we choose to behave; our judgement of what matters in life. Freedom of speech, having good manners, caring about the environment: these things are all values. Your values matter. But in a community, it?s important to respect other people?s values too. In this book you?ll learn about human rights and liberty. In Britain we believe that people have inborn rights and freedoms that cannot be taken away. But some countries have regimes that persecute people who behave in certain ways or belong to certain groups. In such a divided world, how can we all live in harmony?
  • AUMJN 7 years +
    Charlie Ogden
    7 years +
    • £10.39
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    What are values? They?re the basis of how we choose to behave; our judgement of what matters in life. Freedom of speech, having good manners, caring about the environment: these things are all values. Your values matter. But in a community, it?s important to respect other people?s values too. In this book you?ll learn about equality and diversity. Society is full of different people with different beliefs and lifestyles. How can we balance their needs so that everyone has a fair chance to succeed?
  • BAWFL 5 years +
    Joanna Brundle
    5 years +
    • £9.09
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    Learn about the lives of children around the world, including their family life, what they eat, their school uniforms, and what their schooldays are like. Also learn about playtime, home life, pets, and bedtime for children in other countries.
  • BAWFM 5 years +
    Joanna Brundle
    5 years +
    • £9.09
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    Learn about the different kinds of food people eat around the world. Read about traditional foods, like Russian borscht and Indian curry. Learn about food and religious festivals, fasting, where people get food, the different ways to eat food, and learn about hunger in the world.
  • ADPQW 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.19
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    Learn about what it's like to live with a hearing impairment in I Know Someone with a Hearing Impairment, part of the Understanding Health Issues series.

    The book explores behavioural and physiological health issues in a simple and inclusive way, through the perspective of a child looking to understand a friend or parent's health condition.