Children's Non-Fiction for £5 or less

Brilliant Children's Non-Fiction Books for £5 or less!

  • HGBG Toddlers

    Hello Gruffalo! Collection - 4 Books in a Bag (Collection)

    Julia Donaldson

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    This cloth bag contains four little Gruffalo board books that are fun and interactive. They're the perfect first books for little ones!

    These books will help children develop their observational skills and there's even a spot-and-find book for you to go through with them.
    Format: board book
    • £4.99
    • RRP £15.96
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  • UPPU 5 years +

    Ultimate Pocket Puzzles Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Matthew Scott

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    Young puzzlers can test their brainpower with an exciting selection of crosswords, puzzles and wordsearches in these three books.

    The challenges range from easy to advanced and are sure to provide hours of fun on long journeys and rainy, stay-at-home days. They'll also help stave off those cries of 'I'm bored!'...

    The puzzles are presented in a fun and visually appealing way with engaging illustrations and will help develop a number of problem-solving skills.
    Format: paperback
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.97
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  • WGOI 5 years +

    What's Going On Inside My Head? (Hardback)

    Molly Potter

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    This book explains to children just how important mental health is to their happiness and well-being.

    It reveals practical ways that can help children keep their minds in good shape and encourages them to talk positively about themselves, their emotions, relationships and mindfulness in general. These ideas will hopefully help them develop healthy habits and good coping strategies from an early age.

    Written in a child-friendly but no-nonsense way, this book will help you start important and timely conversations with children about their mental and emotional health.
    • £4.99
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  • FYSB 3 years +

    Farmyard Tales: Poppy & Sam Animals Sticker Book (Paperback)

    Sam Taplin

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    Poppy and Sam are visiting Apple Tree Farm and your children have the chance to fill the scenes with all kinds of amazing animal stickers.

    The scenes range from muddy pigs to a summer show and snowy fields to baby animals and favourite characters including Daisy the cow, Ears the donkey and Woolly the sheep all make an appearance.
    • £2.99
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  • WHMG 9 years +

    Usborne: What's Happening to Me? (Girls) (Hardback)

    Susan Meredith

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    Presented here in a bespoke hardback format for Book People, 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.
    • £3.99
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  • DNSD

    Scratch and Draw: Dinosaurs (Hardback)

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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of dinosaurs 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.
    • £3.99
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  • SWWS 9 years +

    The Story of the Second World War for Children (Paperback)

    Peter Chrisp

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    Packed with facts, stories, photographs and illustrations, The Story of the Second War for Children evaluates the effect and impact of this conflict on the lives of the people who lived through it.

    From the civilians working in factories to soldiers fighting on land, sea and air and the children who were evacuated to the countryside, this book shines a light on what life was like during this tumultuous era. It also looks at how the war led to major advances in technology, medicine and weaponry and contains cross-section artworks of the interiors of tanks, aircraft, U-boats and more.

    Published in association with the Imperial War Museum, this book will help children understand the bravery and sacrifices of ordinary people during the Second World War.
    • £3.99
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  • WHMB 9 years +

    Usborne: What's Happening to Me? (Boys) (Hardback)

    Alex Frith

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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.
    • £3.99
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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.
    • £3.99
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  • SEAB 5 years +

    The Sea Book (Hardback)

    Charlotte Milner

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    Following on from The Bee Book, Charlotte Milner's The Sea Book contains a selection of fascinating fishy facts and beautiful illustrations of the sea and what lives in it.

    Bright and bold, this book features mammals, fish, invertebrates and reptiles and also looks at their habitats - from the icy tundra to colourful coral reefs and the deepest, darkest depths where all kinds of strange but stunning animals live.

    This celebration of the sea also highlights the important ecological issues we are currently facing and clearly explains the damaging effects humans are having on marine life - and what children can do to rectify this e.g. living plastic free and crafting their own recycled shopping bag from an old T-shirt!
    • £3.99
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  • CSTP 7 years +

    Cooking Step By Step (Hardback)

    DK

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    Children can take their first steps to cooking fresh, healthy and delicious recipes by mastering the 50 easy-to-follow recipes featured in this book.

    From soups to pasta dishes and treats including banana bread, all of the recipes in this book are simple to make and sure to get children into baking - especially after they've tasted their healthy and delicious creations. There are also shortcuts and tips to help kids get their heads around kitchen terminology.

    All of the tasty dishes contain clear, short step-by-step instructions and are accompanied by eye-catching photography.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £13.99
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  • MWCA 4 years +

    Magic Water Colouring: Animals (Hardback)

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    Magical pictures to paint again and again... Just add water!

    Paint with water and see amazing animal images magically fill with colour. Leave them to dry and then paint them all over again!

    The illustrations are accompanied by facts and there are also other pictures to colour in with pencils or crayons and blank pages at the back so aspiring artists can draw something new!

    This is a cool and creative way for children of all ages to get arty!
    • £3.99
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  • FVLB Babies

    Five Little Bugs (Other)

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    Learn how to subtract with this engaging and tactile book about bugs. One disappears at every turn of the page!

    It has silicone bugs that are soft and squishy and an eye-catching illustrative style.

    This counting-down book also features funny, rhyming text that will help children grasp this tricky concept.
    • £2.99
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  • CHKY Babies

    Cheeky Monkey Hand Puppet Book (Hardback)

    Templar Internal Design

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    You'll love monkeying around with this fun book that has a cheeky and very cute chimp hand-puppet in its centre.

    With rhyming text and very cute illustrations throughout, you can entertain your children by making the monkey climb, hide, laugh and cuddle.

    It's sure to encourage hours of interactive play. If you turn your hand around, the monkey will turn all the way, too!
    • £4.99
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  • MWCF 4 years +

    Magic Water Colouring: Fairies (Hardback)

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    Magical pictures to paint again and again... Just add water!
    Paint with water and see images of fantastic fairies magically fill with colour. Leave them to dry and then paint them all over again!

    The illustrations are accompanied by facts and there are also other pictures to colour in with pencils or crayons and blank pages at the back so aspiring artists can draw something new!

    This is a cool and creative way for children of all ages to get arty!
    • £3.99
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  • FLTT 4 years +

    Tiny Tots Flashcards First Words (Other)

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    A set of 40 bright and bold flash cards featuring common first words alongside appealing illustrations.

    Cards featuring a cat, a duck and a house provide a tactile and visual way of learning first words.

    Presented in a sturdy box with a string handle, these flash cards are perfect for children who are starting school and want to get ahead when it comes to knowing the names of everyday objects.
    40 cards
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  • FWWS 9 years +

    The Story of the First World War for Children (Paperback)

    John Malam

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    Published in association with the Imperial War Museum, The Story of the First World War for Children examines the world-changing conflict in great detail.

    A study aid for history lessons, this book uses facts, photographs and illustrations to show children how the First World War was the world's first 'total war' between modern, industrialised nations and how many new and terrifying weapons were used - including airplanes, tanks, zeppelins, warships and poison gas.

    It relates the unfolding events and the human stories in a way that brings history vividly to life.
    • £3.99
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  • CMFK 7 years +

    Calm: Mindfulness For Kids (Hardback)

    Wynne Kinder

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    Help your children relax and focus with this supportive mindfulness guide. It contains activities that will help children understand their thoughts and feelings while having fun.

    The projects range from making a mindfulness jar to good living recipes and outdoor tasks that bring kids closer to nature and they're all designed to boost confidence and self-esteem. They're also fully flexible to match individual needs.

    With chapters dedicated to Focus, Calm, Move, Change and Reflect, this book shows how focused play can make a positive contribution to a child's positive mental health. Among the activities are creating a caring scrapbook and making energy slime. Simple breathing techniques and reflective exercises are also covered.
    • £4.99
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  • SDMU 5 years +

    The Spot the Difference Magical Unicorns (Paperback)

    Sam Loman

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    Enchanting drawing activities and perfect puzzles are featured in this this magical unicorn book.

    There are spot-the-difference scenes to complete and the beautiful illustrations capture the charm and optimism of unicorns.
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  • LFSU 3 years +

    Usborne Little First Stickers: Unicorns (Paperback)

    Hannah Watson

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    Bursting with over 150 stickers, this magical book will appeal to all young unicorn fans!

    Little ones will enjoy peeling the reusable stickers off the shiny pages as they add them to the wondrous scenes of waterfalls, rainbows, forests, lagoons, crystal caves, cloud castles, and much more.

    With its compact format and text prompts on each page, this handy activity book is perfect for taking on long journeys to keep children entertained whilst improving their vocabulary and developing fine motor skills.
    • £3.99
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  • YGAK 7 years +

    Yoga For Kids (Hardback)

    Susannah Hoffman

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    Yoga provides children with a great way of learning about relaxation, meditation and peace while having fun.

    With plenty of easy-to-follow photographs and accessible tips, this book introduces 50 poses and activities for children to complete. They can stretch into a tree or butterfly pose and also learn how to make a mindfulness jar. All of the poses are accompanied by notes describing their benefits.

    This easy-to-follow book is written by children's yoga expert Susannah Hoffman and features a foreword by Oscar winner Patricia Arquette. It's perfect for helping children de-stress and focus.
    • £4.99
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  • GEMM 7 years +

    Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Experiments (Paperback)

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    George Kranky, the star of Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine, will inspire your young scientists with this interactive activity book. It's packed with hands-on projects that use everyday household objects ? from making slime to building a volcano.

    From marvellously messy experiments including making a putty farm to crazy food and making rainbow rain, these are fun experiments and there is also ample space to write notes and findings towards the end of the book.
    Adult supervision required.
    • £3.99
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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.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • SUSO 9 years +

    Stand Up, Stand Out! (Hardback)

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    Celebrating the actions and achievements of 25 of the world's greatest figures, Stand Up, Stand Out! is the follow-up to the phenomenally successful What Would She Do?

    Focusing on rebel heroes who overcame seemingly impossible circumstances and stood up for what they believed in and also those who spoke out against injustices, this book is packed with informative profiles and incredible artwork of the likes of Nelson Mandela, Maya Angelou and J.K. Rowling.

    As well as world leaders and contemporary favourites, this book focuses on unsung heroes including Irena Sendler (who rescued 2,500 children in World War II) and Juliane Koepcke (who survived an airplane crash in a rainforest aged just 17).

    Each profile is also accompanied by a 'What Can You Do?' section which asks the reader to think about their actions if they encountered similar obstacles to these inspiring figures.
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