Man on the Moon- 50th Anniversary

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and Neil Armstrong's first small step with our hand-picked selection of space books.

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    PXAA 6 years +

    Project X Alien Adventures: Series 1 Collection - 31 Books (Collection)

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    Packed with fantastic artwork and ideal for preparing Year 2 schoolchildren aged 6 and above as they look to tackle their very first chapter books, our Project X Alien Adventures Collection is full of fun stories, activities and facts that will help young readers build their confidence in reading at Oxford Reading Level 7 and then progress right through to Level 11.

    Badlaw and his army of robotic Krools are taking over Planet Exis. Now Exis's only chance for freedom is for Nok and micro-friends Max, Cat, Ant and Tiger to save the day, free Exis from Badlaw and save Nok's parents, too!

    Gripping and sure to have even the most reluctant reader wanting to turn the pages and read on, this huge collection of 31 books is specially written by the creators of the Oxford Reading Tree (Biff, Chip and Kipper) to encourage children to enjoy reading independently.

    This 31-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 7 to 11 (book bands Turquoise, Purple, Gold, White and Lime). It is suitable for children in Year 2/P3.

    Please note the books in this collection vary in size. The dimensions stated are for the wallet that the books are presented in.
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  • UASM 3 years +

    Under the Sleepy Moon Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    Snuggle up under the sleepy moon with these beautiful bedtime books.

    These soothing stories are full of amazing animal characters and have gently warming plots. There's the tale of a mole who can't sleep; a mouse who loves the moon; and a motorcycle-racing sheep (of course, what else would a sheep be interested in?) amongst many other gentle stories.

    These perfect picture books are displayed in a stunning slipcase featuring a raised glitter moon. It's the perfect collection of stories for sleepyheads.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
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    ALUN 3 years +

    Aliens Love Underpants Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Claire Freedman

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    Pirates, aliens, dinosaurs, monsters... They all love underpants and so will you with this funny six-book collection.

    Written by Claire Freedman and illustrated by Ben Cort, these bold and bright picture books are sure to entertain any toddler as they discover just how funny aliens find underpants and how they saved the world; follow some monsters on a pants adventure; join the Pants Pirates on their quest for the Pants of Gold; and enjoy some prehistoric pants-based pandemonium in Dinosaurs Love Underpants.

    This is a rip-roaring collection of picture books that are perfect for reading together. In fact, we're pretty sure they'll have the whole family laughing their pants off!
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    STTE 7 years +

    Starters Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

    Nick Pierce

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    Each book in this colourful collection is filled with simple text and striking illustrations that help introduce history and the natural world to young readers. They cover curriculum topics and reveal what people and animals have done over the various historical periods.

    From exotic animals in the rainforest to knights preparing for battle, these books are sure to inspire a passion for learning as children are enthralled by the informative yet fun layout of each spread. They have 'Can you find...?' sections which will encourage children to absorb the information on the pages while learning about the important concepts.

    Throughout the books there are introductory paragraphs with additional text and highlighted images around the border to encourage readers to spot specific objects within the main image. There is also a timeline, glossary and index for key terms so children can consolidate what they have learnt.

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    PXAL 7 years +

    Project X Alien Adventures: Series 2 Collection - 25 Books (Collection)

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    So many of you have been asking us for the next books in the bestselling series and now we're delighted to say The Project X team are back - and they're set to face their biggest challenges yet in this massive 25-book collection.

    Max, Cat, Ant, Tiger and their new robot micro-friend, Eight, face a number of new challenges that will inspire young readers to keep turning the pages of every single action-packed book included in the collection.

    With stories written by authors including Steve Cole, Elen Caldecott and Jacqueline Rayner, the plots follow the gang as they face off against Badlaw; go in search of a missing cargo of cyberbees; and are attacked by a swarm of metal-eating, robotic space locusts. The collection also includes a larger-format Fact File full of activities.

    With their 3D-style artwork, the books are perfect for children in Year 3 at school. All-new stories, they continue the adventures from the first series at Oxford Reading Level 9 and progress all the way up to Level 14, meaning they are suitable for children of differing reading abilities.

    This 25-book collection covers Oxford Reading Tree Levels 9 to 14 (book bands Brown and Grey). It is suitable for children in Year 3 and 4. It follows on from the first collection back at Level 9 to help children hone their reading skills before moving onto the more advanced stories.
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    MNAW 3 years +

    Moon: Night-Time Around the World (Hardback)

    Britta Teckentrup

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    Book People favourite Britta Teckentrup's beautiful picture book marvels at the moon and celebrates just how important it is to all our lives.

    From turtles laying eggs on white sandy beaches to migrating birds using the moon as a way to navigate their way to sunnier climes, this book covers so much in incredible style.

    It also has peek-through pages that show the changing shape of the moon during the lunar cycle.
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    ITAA 5 years +

    It's All About... Collection - 16 Books (Collection)

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    This collection of 16 fact-filled books looks at a huge range of fascinating topics including the natural world, the animal kingdom, science vehicles and transport.

    Each book is packed with facts and stats and comes with eight collectable cards to tear out and keep. Free extra content such as downloadable audio to accompany the books is available by logging into a special URL disclosed in the books.

    Format: paperback
    • £13.99
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    LSWE 5 years +

    LEGO Star Wars Episode I-VIII: Readers Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

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    Enjoy a brick-by-brick recreation of all your favourite stories and scenes from a galaxy far, far away with this set of eight LEGO Star Wars books.

    Packed with images of LEGO Star Wars sets, these are brilliant books for introducing heroic Jedi and amazing rebels and the evil characters who run the Empire.

    It will help children learn all about the Force and this timeless battle of good versus evil. The images are exciting and the text is easy to follow.

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  • SDSP 7 years +

    Scratch and Draw: Space (Hardback)

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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of outer space with this incredibly interactive art activity book.

    Taking colouring and drawing to another level, the pictures are simple to complete and the results really do look awesome. This book even has a stylus so you can scratch away the surface to reveal what lies beneath the specially coated pages.

    There are also step-by-step instructions for drawing simple pictures and a scratch-and-draw story to complete.
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    ENKL 7 years +

    Everything I Need to Know for School: Lower Key Stage 2 Collection - 30 Books (Collection)

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    Especially tailored towards students studying at the lower end of Key Stage 2, this 30-book collection covers a huge range of subjects and will provide help both at home and in the classroom.

    Linked to the National Curriculum, the collection comes in a sturdy slipcase and includes workbooks on the core subjects of maths, English and science as well as other important subjects including geography and computer coding. There is also an illustrated dictionary to further aid learning.

    Colour coded for ease of use, the books are full of accessible information and break down the tricky subjects into easier, bite-sized snippets of information. This is a must for any child who wants to succeed at school.
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    FMOM 9 years +

    First Man on the Moon (Hardback)

    Ben Hubbard

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    Published in time for the 50th anniversary, First Man on the Moon is a gripping illustrated account of the historic first moon landing.

    Featuring accessible text and contemporary artwork, it breathes new life into the famous story of the first ever moon landing, using short paragraphs to tell this inspiring story.

    It covers the beginnings of the Space Race; the early missions; the successful Apollo 11 voyage; and Neil Armstrong's legendary first steps on the moon - as well as the astronauts' heart-stopping return to Earth.
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  • YCI2 3 years +

    You Choose in Space (Paperback)

    Pippa Goodhart

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    Plan your out-of-this-world trip and decide what happens next in this spectacular sequel to the hugely popular You Choose!

    Children aged 3 and over will love making up their own stories and deciding which alien to make friends with and what intergalactic lunch to have. It's a brilliant book to encourage creative thinking and decision making.
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  • AWI2 11 years +

    A Wrinkle in Time (Paperback)

    Madeleine L'Engle

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    With her book A Wrinkle in Time, gifted children's author Madeleine L'Engle has created an absorbing science fiction novel that revolves around the likeable, misfit characters of Meg and her brother, Charles.

    Criticised by her teachers for doing badly at school and worried about her missing father, Meg is struggling with how wrong her life is when events take a mysterious turn. Together with Charles and her friend Calvin, she stumbles upon a gap in time through which the children embark on an amazing and dangerous adventure.

    A gripping read for any young adult fiction fan aged 11+ who have ever felt like the odd one out!
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  • SYS2 5 years +

    Usborne Beginners: The Solar System (Hardback)

    Emily Bone

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    The Usborne Beginners: Solar System guide is aimed at a young readership and the simple descriptions of our universe make it a perfect book to dip into and enjoy.

    With a helpful glossary to explain unfamiliar words and a list of websites to visit for more information, this early reference book will be useful for homework help, and it's fun just to look and marvel at!

    Ideal for readers aged 5 and over.
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    DTNS 8 years +

    Discover the Night Sky Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

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    Learn all about eclipses, meteor showers, auroras and constellations with these out-of-this-world books.

    These books offer very accessible explanations of some of the most incredible phenomena to occur in outer space. They have engaging photographs and informative fact boxes to encourage a love of science from an early age.

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    TOWR 9 years +

    Tower of Knowledge Collection - 16 Books (Collection)

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    From mammals to minerals and sharks to space, these reference books will delight young minds with their array of facts, stats and records.

    Very visual guides to important topics, these books are peppered with double-page photographs highlighting the amazing facts and there is also a data section at the end of each section offering stats including world records and top tens and other relevant information e.g. the Periodic Table in the Rocks and Minerals book.

    These introductory books will explain to children everything from the anatomy of a horse to a map of the Nile region! They're perfect study aids.

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    Goodnight Moon (Other)

    Margaret Wise Brown

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    Although Goodnight Moon was first published more than 50 years ago, it is clearly an enduring bedtime classic (recently being reference in both the film Life and the Netflix series Orange if the New Black) and this board book edition is sure to be a beloved favourite.

    Young babies will adore the simple rhyming text and the repetition of the words as the little, sleep-resistant bunny whispers goodnight to all the familiar objects in his room. This is the ideal story to add to your child's winding-down bedtime routine.

    Fans of Goodnight Moon will also love Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney.
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  • SPCE 9 years +

    Space Visual Encyclopedia (Hardback)

    Heather Couper

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    This visual encyclopedia provides an in-depth look at the wonders of the universe and explains what lies in outer space.

    It examines every aspect of space, from galaxies and dark matter to the features of the Solar System, and will help children understand about everything from asteroids and comets to star-forming nebulae and planets.

    Packed with astounding facts, this is the perfect one-stop reference guide to help children (and you!) unravel the mysteries of space.
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  • YDTM 7 years +

    You Do the Maths Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    Hilary Koll & Steve Mills

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    Launch a rocket, design a high-rise building, fly a jet fighter and solve a complex crime with this four-book collection that makes learning and practising maths fun!

    A great way for children to solve maths problems without even knowing they're learning, the books have an action-packed comic-strip style and an element of interactivity that make them a must for any young learner!

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  • SPCR 8 years +

    Space Race (Hardback)

    Ben Hubbard

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    We're celebrating 50 years since mankind first set foot on the moon in 2019 and this interactive book gives children the chance to experience the history of space exploration in style.

    Just download the app on a smartphone and then explore augmented reality visuals of the Apollo 11 lunar module, the ISS Space Station and the Curiosity Mars rover in close-up 3D. There are also videos of key moments from history and real-life footage from the NASA archives to relive again and again e.g. Neil Armstrong's 'one small step'.

    This is a rich and immersive book that covers the story of space exploration from the 1940s all the way through to the modern day and beyond. Learn when satellites were first sent into orbit; all about the Space Race; and about what comes next - including public space travel and missions to Mars!
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  • PMFP 5 years +

    Pigs Might Fly Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Kirsty Holmes

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    Your children will believe pigs can fly when they read through this oink-some collection of books about high-flying vehicles. These pigs don't tell any porkies when it comes to air travel!

    Piggles and his intrepid team will introduce children to all things aviation and help you navigate the skies - whether an aeroplane, hot air balloon, airship, glider, helicopter or space shuttle is your preferred mode of transport.

    This fun and fact-filled series supports the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects your children will be learning about at school.

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    Build Your Own 3-in1 Solar Power Moon-Exploring Fleet (Other)

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    3... 2... 1... Blast off!
    Your children can learn all about the conversion process of solar power into electric power with these models of a space shuttle, space station and moon buggy.

    Once complete, the vehicles are charged by solar power! This construction model is a great way of celebrating the 50th anniversary of man landing on the moon.
    Box size 250 x 190mm
    Ages 8 plus
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  • AVP2 12 years +

    See You in the Cosmos (Paperback)

    Jack Cheng

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    'I haven't read anything that has moved me this much since Wonder' Jennifer Niven An astonishingly moving middle-grade debut about a space-obsessed boy's quest for family and home. All eleven-year old Alex wants is to launch his iPod into space. With a series of audio recordings, he will show other lifeforms out in the cosmos what life on Earth, his Earth, is really like. But for a boy with a long-dead dad, a troubled mum, and a mostly-not-around brother, Alex struggles with the big questions. Where do I come from? Who's out there? And, above all, How can I be brave? Determined to find the answers, Alex sets out on a remarkable road trip that will turn his whole world upside down . . . For fans of Wonder and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Jack Cheng's debut is full of joy, optimism, determination, and unbelievable heart. To read the first page is to fall in love with Alex and his view of our big, beautiful, complicated world. To read the last is to know he and his story will stay with you a long, long time.
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    Spaceships and Rockets (Hardback)

    DK

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    DK Reads Rockets and Spaceships is part of DK's three-level reading scheme to get kids reading and learn how to read at home. At the "Beginning to read" level, DK Reads Rockets and Spaceships is ideal for children beginning to read for meaning, decoding and recognising words. Blast into space with the latest and greatest rockets and spaceships. Watch a rocket roar into the sky, explore all kinds of space vehicles, and find out what it's really like to ride a rocket. Levelled into stages, DK Reads is to designed to help every child progress their reading skills and become a confident reader. With engaging stories, exciting images and interactive elements, including recipes, questions, diary entries and more, this series appeals directly to kids.
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